The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Engineer
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 133 149 146
Rank change year-on-year +16 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 6 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.28% 0.32% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.33% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 9
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £28,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2081 2426 2225
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 96.25% 95.81% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1754 1995 1784
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire that featured Linux Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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 3 months to 22 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City -2 2 £50,000 +75.43%
Watford -4 1 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Borehamwood - 1 £50,000 -
St Albans - 1 £65,000 -
Linux Engineer
East of England

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, Linux Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (55.56%) VMware
2 15 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (51.85%) Windows
4 11 (40.74%) TCP/IP
5 10 (37.04%) Finance
5 10 (37.04%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (33.33%) Puppet
7 8 (29.63%) Red Hat
7 8 (29.63%) Apache
7 8 (29.63%) Python
7 8 (29.63%) ITIL
8 7 (25.93%) HTTP
9 6 (22.22%) SDLC
9 6 (22.22%) vRealize
9 6 (22.22%) DevOps
9 6 (22.22%) Middleware
9 6 (22.22%) RHCE
9 6 (22.22%) E-Commerce
9 6 (22.22%) Tomcat
9 6 (22.22%) Web Services
9 6 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (22.22%) OpenStack
9 6 (22.22%) vSphere
10 5 (18.52%) Bash Shell
10 5 (18.52%) Ubuntu
10 5 (18.52%) C
10 5 (18.52%) VoIP
10 5 (18.52%) NetApp

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 8 (29.63%) Apache
2 6 (22.22%) OpenStack
2 6 (22.22%) Tomcat
3 3 (11.11%) JBoss
3 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 3 (11.11%) Skype for Business
4 2 (7.41%) Joomla!
4 2 (7.41%) WordPress
5 1 (3.70%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Magento
1 2 (7.41%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 10 (37.04%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (11.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 3 (11.11%) Office 365
2 3 (11.11%) PaaS
2 3 (11.11%) SaaS
2 3 (11.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) TCP/IP
2 7 (25.93%) HTTP
3 5 (18.52%) VoIP
4 4 (14.81%) DHCP
4 4 (14.81%) DNS
4 4 (14.81%) VPN
5 3 (11.11%) Firewall
5 3 (11.11%) ISDN
5 3 (11.11%) LAN
5 3 (11.11%) MPLS
5 3 (11.11%) PBX
5 3 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (11.11%) VLAN
5 3 (11.11%) WAN
6 2 (7.41%) Internet
7 1 (3.70%) IPsec
7 1 (3.70%) Network Security
7 1 (3.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (7.41%) MySQL
2 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Ant
1 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.70%) GitLab
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.70%) Selenium
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Retail
3 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) Middleware
1 6 (22.22%) Web Services
2 4 (14.81%) LAMP
3 1 (3.70%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (3.70%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.11%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (51.85%) Windows
3 9 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (18.52%) Ubuntu
5 4 (14.81%) Unix
6 3 (11.11%) Debian
6 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (7.41%) CentOS
7 2 (7.41%) CoreOS
7 2 (7.41%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) ITIL
2 6 (22.22%) DevOps
2 6 (22.22%) E-Commerce
2 6 (22.22%) SDLC
3 3 (11.11%) Coaching
3 3 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 3 (11.11%) Open Source
3 3 (11.11%) Release Management
4 2 (7.41%) ERP
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (7.41%) Project Management
4 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.70%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (3.70%) Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Regression Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Scrum
5 1 (3.70%) Server Building
5 1 (3.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) Python
2 5 (18.52%) Bash Shell
2 5 (18.52%) C
3 4 (14.81%) Perl
3 4 (14.81%) PHP
4 3 (11.11%) SQL
5 2 (7.41%) Embedded C
5 2 (7.41%) Java
5 2 (7.41%) Ruby
6 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) RHCE
2 3 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 15 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (22.22%) vSphere
3 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 3 (11.11%) Docker
3 3 (11.11%) Terminal Services
3 3 (11.11%) VMware ESX
4 2 (7.41%) Ceph
4 2 (7.41%) Xen
5 1 (3.70%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) Puppet
2 6 (22.22%) vRealize
3 3 (11.11%) Ansible
3 3 (11.11%) Nagios
3 3 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (7.41%) Cacti
5 1 (3.70%) HAProxy
5 1 (3.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) VMware
2 8 (29.63%) Red Hat
3 5 (18.52%) NetApp
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco
4 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
5 3 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 3 (11.11%) EMC
5 3 (11.11%) Splunk
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle
6 1 (3.70%) Sybase
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