Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 154 184
Rank change year-on-year -11 +30 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 48 58 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.09% 1.30% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 1.34% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 45 39 48
Hertfordshire median annual salary £67,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.11% +5.56% +28.57%
10th Percentile £42,000 £38,400 £21,250
90th Percentile £73,500 £58,550 £64,125
East of England median annual salary £57,500 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +18.56% +7.78% -

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 4258 4323 5217
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.73% 97.12% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3611 3609 4295
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,500 £25,800
90th Percentile £68,750 £71,250 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

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 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 +9 9 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Welwyn Garden City -5 7 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Hemel Hempstead +3 3 £55,000 -
Stevenage -3 2 £45,000 -14.29%
Watford -22 2 £52,500 +17.32%
Rickmansworth +4 1 £50,000 -14.53%
St Albans - 1 £35,000 -
Hertford - 1 £62,500 -
Linux Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 48 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (70.83%) Python
2 34 (70.83%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (66.67%) DevOps
4 28 (58.33%) Data Centre
5 25 (52.08%) Microsoft Azure
6 23 (47.92%) Puppet
6 23 (47.92%) OpenStack
7 21 (43.75%) Bash Shell
7 21 (43.75%) VMware
8 20 (41.67%) E-Commerce
9 18 (37.50%) Google
10 17 (35.42%) Software Engineering
10 17 (35.42%) Opscode Chef
10 17 (35.42%) Kubernetes
11 15 (31.25%) Ansible
11 15 (31.25%) Ubuntu
12 14 (29.17%) TCP/IP
12 14 (29.17%) Docker
13 10 (20.83%) DNS
13 10 (20.83%) Infrastructure Transformation
14 9 (18.75%) DHCP
14 9 (18.75%) Red Hat
14 9 (18.75%) Degree
14 9 (18.75%) CentOS
14 9 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (16.67%) Mathematics
15 8 (16.67%) Windows
16 7 (14.58%) Unix
16 7 (14.58%) Configuration Management

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 23 (47.92%) OpenStack
2 3 (6.25%) Apache
2 3 (6.25%) nginx
3 1 (2.08%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 34 (70.83%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (52.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (14.58%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (14.58%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (12.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 6 (12.50%) Google App Engine
4 6 (12.50%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (2.08%) Mimecast
5 1 (2.08%) Office 365
5 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.17%) TCP/IP
2 10 (20.83%) DNS
3 9 (18.75%) DHCP
4 1 (2.08%) Firewall
4 1 (2.08%) SAN
4 1 (2.08%) SSL
4 1 (2.08%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.08%) Gradle
2 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.08%) Maven
2 1 (2.08%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (10.42%) Retail
2 2 (4.17%) Military
3 1 (2.08%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (2.08%) J2EE
2 1 (2.08%) LAMP
2 1 (2.08%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 28 (58.33%) Data Centre
2 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
2 7 (14.58%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.17%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.17%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (31.25%) Ubuntu
3 9 (18.75%) CentOS
3 9 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (16.67%) Windows
5 7 (14.58%) CoreOS
5 7 (14.58%) Unix
6 6 (12.50%) Debian
7 2 (4.17%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
8 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.08%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (66.67%) DevOps
2 20 (41.67%) E-Commerce
3 17 (35.42%) Software Engineering
4 10 (20.83%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 8 (16.67%) Mathematics
6 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (14.58%) Configuration Management
7 6 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (12.50%) Open Source
7 6 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (12.50%) Physics
7 6 (12.50%) Prototyping
7 6 (12.50%) Scrum
7 6 (12.50%) Server Building
8 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.25%) The Twelve-Factor App
9 2 (4.17%) Image Processing
9 2 (4.17%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 34 (70.83%) Python
2 21 (43.75%) Bash Shell
3 5 (10.42%) Java
4 4 (8.33%) C++
5 2 (4.17%) C
5 2 (4.17%) Perl
5 2 (4.17%) PHP
5 2 (4.17%) Ruby
6 1 (2.08%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) Degree
2 7 (14.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) ISO 9001
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (29.17%) Docker
2 6 (12.50%) Ceph
3 4 (8.33%) LXC
4 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.08%) vSphere
4 1 (2.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (47.92%) Puppet
2 17 (35.42%) Kubernetes
2 17 (35.42%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (31.25%) Ansible
4 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.08%) cPanel
4 1 (2.08%) Mesos
4 1 (2.08%) Plesk
Vendors
1 21 (43.75%) VMware
2 18 (37.50%) Google
3 9 (18.75%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco
4 1 (2.08%) Citrix
4 1 (2.08%) Dell
4 1 (2.08%) HP
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.08%) NetApp
4 1 (2.08%) Veeam