Period
to 20 March 2019

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 20 March 2019.

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

Linux Engineer
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 162 150 188
Rank change year-on-year -12 +38 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 18 74 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.56% 1.49% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 1.54% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 14 65 22
Hertfordshire median annual salary £57,500 £67,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.81% +35.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £39,125 £27,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £64,250 £72,500 £67,250
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -16.67% +26.32% +5.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 3,128 4,814 4,360
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.51% 97.08% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2,483 4,065 3,658
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,025
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.05% +0.06%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer 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 in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for Linux Engineer in Hertfordshire

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 20 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Linux Engineer in Hertfordshire

Linux Engineer
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 March 2019. 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
Hatfield +16 6 £57,500 -4.17% 1
Watford +5 5 £45,000 -35.71% 2
Hemel Hempstead +13 2 £45,000 +50.00%
Harpenden - 1 - - 1
Linux Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (61.11%) Python
2 11 (61.11%) VMware
3 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (44.44%) Puppet
5 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (38.89%) Ansible
5 7 (38.89%) DevOps
5 7 (38.89%) Shell Script
5 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
6 6 (33.33%) Unix
6 6 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (27.78%) OpenStack
7 5 (27.78%) SaaS
7 5 (27.78%) Velocity
8 4 (22.22%) Windows
8 4 (22.22%) Perl
8 4 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (16.67%) Terraform
9 3 (16.67%) DNS
9 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (16.67%) Ubuntu
9 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (16.67%) Docker
9 3 (16.67%) CentOS
10 2 (11.11%) Google
10 2 (11.11%) HIPAA
10 2 (11.11%) Xen
10 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (27.78%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.56%) GlassFish
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (27.78%) SaaS
3 2 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (5.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (5.56%) Datadog
4 1 (5.56%) IaaS
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
2 3 (16.67%) DNS
3 2 (11.11%) DHCP
3 2 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (5.56%) HTTP
4 1 (5.56%) LAN
4 1 (5.56%) SAN
4 1 (5.56%) SMTP
4 1 (5.56%) SNMP
4 1 (5.56%) VPN
4 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MariaDB
1 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (5.56%) Hudson
2 1 (5.56%) Mercurial
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) Travis CI
2 1 (5.56%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) Velocity
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) LDAP
2 1 (5.56%) Node.js
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) Unix
3 4 (22.22%) Windows
4 3 (16.67%) CentOS
4 3 (16.67%) Ubuntu
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 1 (5.56%) DC/OS
6 1 (5.56%) Debian
6 1 (5.56%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) DevOps
2 4 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (5.56%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL
5 1 (5.56%) OO
5 1 (5.56%) OOP
5 1 (5.56%) Records Management
5 1 (5.56%) SDLC
5 1 (5.56%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) Python
2 7 (38.89%) Shell Script
3 4 (22.22%) Perl
4 2 (11.11%) Java
4 2 (11.11%) PHP
5 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.56%) C++
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.56%) Ruby
5 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) LPIC
1 1 (5.56%) RHCE
1 1 (5.56%) RHCT
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (11.11%) HIPAA
2 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (16.67%) Docker
3 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (11.11%) Xen
4 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.56%) iptables
4 1 (5.56%) Samba
4 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (5.56%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) Puppet
2 7 (38.89%) Ansible
3 6 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (16.67%) Terraform
5 1 (5.56%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (5.56%) Kubernetes
5 1 (5.56%) Nagios
5 1 (5.56%) Packer
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) VMware
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco
2 2 (11.11%) Dell
2 2 (11.11%) Google
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.56%) NetApp
3 1 (5.56%) New Relic
3 1 (5.56%) Splunk