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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 135 - 125
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 11 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.51% - 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% - 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 2
Average salary £47,500 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
2110 1964 1921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 97.55% 96.65% 97.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1803 1574 1458
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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 - 6 £50,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £28,500 -
Watford - 1 £55,000 -
Linux Engineer
East of England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (32.26%) ITIL
3 9 (29.03%) Windows
3 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
3 9 (29.03%) Degree
4 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
4 8 (25.81%) C
5 7 (22.58%) VMware
6 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
6 6 (19.35%) Embedded Linux
6 6 (19.35%) Puppet
6 6 (19.35%) Project Management
7 5 (16.13%) IPsec
7 5 (16.13%) Embedded C++
7 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
7 5 (16.13%) Unix
7 5 (16.13%) C++
7 5 (16.13%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (16.13%) Embedded Software Development
7 5 (16.13%) Software Testing
8 4 (12.90%) VLAN
8 4 (12.90%) Xen
8 4 (12.90%) Automated Testing
8 4 (12.90%) PCI DSS
8 4 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (12.90%) SaaS
8 4 (12.90%) MySQL
8 4 (12.90%) OO
8 4 (12.90%) Cisco
8 4 (12.90%) Embedded C

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (3.23%) Apache
1 1 (3.23%) Apache ServiceMix
1 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
2 5 (16.13%) IPsec
3 4 (12.90%) BGP
3 4 (12.90%) Internet
3 4 (12.90%) VLAN
3 4 (12.90%) VoIP
3 4 (12.90%) VRRP
4 3 (9.68%) DHCP
4 3 (9.68%) DNS
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (6.45%) EIGRP
5 2 (6.45%) Firewall
5 2 (6.45%) HSRP
5 2 (6.45%) LAN
5 2 (6.45%) MPLS
5 2 (6.45%) OSPF
5 2 (6.45%) SAN
5 2 (6.45%) SSL
5 2 (6.45%) VPN
5 2 (6.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) DB2
General
1 4 (12.90%) Electronics
2 3 (9.68%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Django
1 1 (3.23%) JDBC
1 1 (3.23%) LAMP
1 1 (3.23%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.68%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (29.03%) Windows
3 6 (19.35%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (16.13%) Unix
5 3 (9.68%) Ubuntu
6 2 (6.45%) AIX
6 2 (6.45%) CentOS
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
7 1 (3.23%) Debian
7 1 (3.23%) Solaris
7 1 (3.23%) SUSE
7 1 (3.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) ITIL
2 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
3 6 (19.35%) Project Management
4 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
4 5 (16.13%) Embedded Software Development
4 5 (16.13%) Software Testing
5 4 (12.90%) Automated Testing
5 4 (12.90%) DevOps
5 4 (12.90%) Line Management
5 4 (12.90%) OO
6 3 (9.68%) Network Management
7 2 (6.45%) BCP
7 2 (6.45%) High Availability
7 2 (6.45%) Migration
7 2 (6.45%) Open Source
7 2 (6.45%) Server Building
8 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) C
2 5 (16.13%) C++
2 5 (16.13%) Embedded C++
3 4 (12.90%) Embedded C
4 2 (6.45%) Java
4 2 (6.45%) Python
5 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.23%) C#
5 1 (3.23%) Perl
5 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) CCNA
2 4 (12.90%) CCNP
2 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.45%) CCIE
4 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) PCI DSS
2 3 (9.68%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (12.90%) Xen
3 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.68%) iptables
4 2 (6.45%) vSphere
5 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) Puppet
2 4 (12.90%) Ansible
2 4 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (12.90%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) VMware
2 4 (12.90%) Cisco
2 4 (12.90%) Citrix
2 4 (12.90%) SaltStack
3 2 (6.45%) 3PAR
3 2 (6.45%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) IBM
4 1 (3.23%) Intel
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle