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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 146 148 128
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 8 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.33% 0.081% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.084% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 4
Average salary £46,250 £35,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.28% +42.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £35,100 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £35,900 £33,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -10.11%
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
2293 2374 2001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.30% 95.88% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1926 1974 1590
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 3 August 2015.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Linux Engineer
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £30,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £57,500 -
Linux Engineer
East of England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 7 (46.67%) Embedded C
3 7 (46.67%) C
3 7 (46.67%) Internet
3 7 (46.67%) VoIP
3 7 (46.67%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (40.00%) UNIX
5 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
6 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
6 4 (26.67%) Solaris
7 3 (20.00%) Python
7 3 (20.00%) Puppet
8 2 (13.33%) Server Building
8 2 (13.33%) Django
8 2 (13.33%) Open Source
8 2 (13.33%) Ubuntu
8 2 (13.33%) AIX
8 2 (13.33%) Debian
9 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (6.67%) VMware
9 1 (6.67%) Clustering
9 1 (6.67%) Firewall
9 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
9 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
9 1 (6.67%) Apache
9 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
9 1 (6.67%) Java
9 1 (6.67%) MySQL

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 1 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 7 (46.67%) Internet
2 7 (46.67%) VoIP
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) SSL
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.67%) Clustering
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (46.67%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (40.00%) UNIX
4 4 (26.67%) Solaris
5 2 (13.33%) AIX
5 2 (13.33%) Debian
5 2 (13.33%) Ubuntu
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (13.33%) Open Source
2 2 (13.33%) Server Building
3 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C
1 7 (46.67%) Embedded C
2 3 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) RHCE
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
1 1 (6.67%) VMware
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