The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 146 118 169
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 5 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.21% 0.52% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.54% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 2
Average salary £36,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -
Linux Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2271 1855 2994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.34% 95.72% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1873 1502 2472
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Linux Engineer Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Linux Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Engineer in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Joomla!
3 2 (28.57%) WordPress
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) CMS
3 2 (28.57%) LAMP
3 2 (28.57%) Apache
3 2 (28.57%) VoIP
3 2 (28.57%) POP3
3 2 (28.57%) SMTP
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) SSL
3 2 (28.57%) Embedded C
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) C
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) MySQL
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) CentOS
3 2 (28.57%) Magento
4 1 (14.29%) Cacti
4 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
4 1 (14.29%) Nagios
4 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
4 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Linux Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) CMS
1 2 (28.57%) Joomla!
1 2 (28.57%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) VoIP
1 2 (28.57%) POP3
1 2 (28.57%) SMTP
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) SSL
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (28.57%) CentOS
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris
4 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
4 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
4 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 1 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
1 1 (14.29%) Android Development
1 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C
1 2 (28.57%) PHP
1 2 (28.57%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
1 1 (14.29%) Cacti
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat