Period
to 14 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £41,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux Engineer
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 118 134
Rank change year-on-year +8 +16 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 15 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.87% 0.39% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.40% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 2
Wiltshire median annual salary £41,000 £52,500 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.90% +57.89% -33.50%
10th Percentile £29,775 £41,000 £23,775
90th Percentile £54,750 £61,250 £41,325
South West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Wiltshire
Permanent vacancies in Wiltshire with a recognized job title 1,655 1,513 1,816
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.17% 97.49% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,464 1,312 1,576
Wiltshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.50%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £58,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

Job postings that featured Linux Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in Wiltshire

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in Wiltshire.

Salary trend for Linux Engineer in Wiltshire

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux Engineer in Wiltshire

Linux Engineer
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 14 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +6 7 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Chippenham +3 5 £38,500 -9.41%
Salisbury - 3 - -
Linux Engineer
South West

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, Linux Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Wiltshire region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (33.33%) VMware
3 5 (33.33%) Oracle
3 5 (33.33%) ITIL
4 4 (26.67%) Unix
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
4 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
4 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
4 4 (26.67%) Puppet
4 4 (26.67%) Ansible
4 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (20.00%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) CentOS
5 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (20.00%) C++
5 3 (20.00%) Windows
5 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco
6 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
6 2 (13.33%) Ingres
6 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
6 2 (13.33%) DHCP
6 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (13.33%) DNS
6 2 (13.33%) Solaris
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) OpenShift
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) DHCP
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
1 2 (13.33%) SAN
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Ingres
1 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (13.33%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Advertising
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Unix
3 3 (20.00%) CentOS
3 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (13.33%) Solaris
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps
4 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (13.33%) Security Hardening
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Tech Ops
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) C++
3 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) CCNP
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Ansible
1 4 (26.67%) Puppet
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco
3 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) F5
4 1 (6.67%) Juniper
4 1 (6.67%) SAP