Period
to 24 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 167 187 194
Rank change year-on-year +20 +7 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 51 25 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.11% 0.58% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 0.60% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 46 25 22
Hertfordshire median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +26.32% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £42,250 £30,775
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £62,475
East of England median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% +5.26% +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 4,467 4,138 4,676
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.60% 96.77% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3,724 3,523 3,874
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,825
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 24 June 2018.

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 24 June 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
Hatfield - 13 £65,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead +11 11 £30,000 +13.21%
Watford +10 4 £70,000 +40.00%
Borehamwood +14 3 £49,500 -1.00%
Welwyn Garden City -34 3 - -
St Albans -6 2 £85,000 +30.77% 1
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £57,500 -
Hitchin - 1 £31,000 -
Linux Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 51 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (62.75%) Python
3 26 (50.98%) Puppet
4 25 (49.02%) DevOps
5 23 (45.10%) Docker
6 21 (41.18%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
7 17 (33.33%) Data Centre
8 16 (31.37%) Ansible
9 15 (29.41%) Bash Shell
10 14 (27.45%) Google
10 14 (27.45%) Configuration Management
11 13 (25.49%) Perl
12 12 (23.53%) VMware
12 12 (23.53%) Public Cloud
12 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
13 11 (21.57%) Plesk
13 11 (21.57%) Jenkins
13 11 (21.57%) cPanel
13 11 (21.57%) Kubernetes
13 11 (21.57%) Software Engineering
13 11 (21.57%) Ruby
13 11 (21.57%) Retail
13 11 (21.57%) Java
13 11 (21.57%) TCP/IP
14 10 (19.61%) Red Hat
14 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (19.61%) Ubuntu
14 10 (19.61%) OpenStack
15 9 (17.65%) Amazon EC2

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 10 (19.61%) OpenStack
2 4 (7.84%) CloudStack
3 2 (3.92%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.96%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 21 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (17.65%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (15.69%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (11.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 5 (9.80%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 4 (7.84%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (7.84%) SaaS
8 3 (5.88%) Google App Engine
8 3 (5.88%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.57%) TCP/IP
2 9 (17.65%) DHCP
2 9 (17.65%) DNS
3 2 (3.92%) VPN
3 2 (3.92%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.96%) Firewall
4 1 (1.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (3.92%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (3.92%) Blockchain
2 2 (3.92%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (21.57%) Jenkins
2 5 (9.80%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.80%) Mercurial
General
1 11 (21.57%) Retail
2 6 (11.76%) Finance
3 2 (3.92%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) Web Services
2 4 (7.84%) JSON
3 2 (3.92%) Memcached
3 2 (3.92%) Middleware
4 1 (1.96%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 12 (23.53%) Public Cloud
3 6 (11.76%) Private Cloud
4 4 (7.84%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.88%) NHS
5 3 (5.88%) PACS
6 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 51 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (19.61%) Ubuntu
3 9 (17.65%) Unix
3 9 (17.65%) Windows
4 4 (7.84%) Debian
5 3 (5.88%) CoreOS
6 2 (3.92%) CentOS
6 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.96%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (49.02%) DevOps
2 14 (27.45%) Configuration Management
3 11 (21.57%) Software Engineering
4 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (13.73%) Continuous Deployment
5 7 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (9.80%) Open Source
7 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (7.84%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.88%) Mathematics
8 3 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (5.88%) Physics
8 3 (5.88%) Prototyping
8 3 (5.88%) Scrum
8 3 (5.88%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 32 (62.75%) Python
2 15 (29.41%) Bash Shell
3 13 (25.49%) Perl
4 11 (21.57%) Java
4 11 (21.57%) Ruby
5 5 (9.80%) PHP
5 5 (9.80%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 23 (45.10%) Docker
2 4 (7.84%) LXC
3 3 (5.88%) Ceph
3 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.92%) vSphere
5 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.96%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 26 (50.98%) Puppet
2 21 (41.18%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (31.37%) Ansible
4 11 (21.57%) cPanel
4 11 (21.57%) Kubernetes
4 11 (21.57%) Plesk
5 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.96%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) Google
2 12 (23.53%) VMware
3 10 (19.61%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.88%) NetApp
5 2 (3.92%) Cisco
5 2 (3.92%) EMC
6 1 (1.96%) Citrix
6 1 (1.96%) Dell
6 1 (1.96%) HP
6 1 (1.96%) Juniper
6 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.96%) Veeam