Period
to 12 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 170 165
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 34 55 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.88% 1.24% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 1.29% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 30 50 41
Hertfordshire median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.70% +35.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £40,000 £44,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £67,750 £72,750 £62,750
East of England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £48,500
% 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 3,752 4,274 4,381
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.15% 96.59% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2,900 3,625 3,668
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £73,775 £70,000 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% - +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 12 December 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 12 December 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 22 £65,000 +8.33% 1
Watford -3 4 £45,000 -14.29% 1
Hemel Hempstead +15 2 £41,750 -1.76%
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £57,500 -
Linux Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (79.41%) Python
3 24 (70.59%) DevOps
4 21 (61.76%) Puppet
5 20 (58.82%) Unix
6 19 (55.88%) Ansible
7 18 (52.94%) Docker
7 18 (52.94%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (41.18%) Java
9 13 (38.24%) Retail
9 13 (38.24%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 11 (32.35%) VMware
11 9 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
12 7 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (20.59%) OpenStack
13 6 (17.65%) Velocity
13 6 (17.65%) Perl
14 5 (14.71%) Windows
14 5 (14.71%) Shell Script
14 5 (14.71%) Ruby
14 5 (14.71%) Google
14 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
14 5 (14.71%) Google Cloud Platform
15 4 (11.76%) Ubuntu
15 4 (11.76%) PHP
15 4 (11.76%) Finance
15 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
15 4 (11.76%) Problem-Solving

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 7 (20.59%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.88%) Apache
2 2 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.88%) GlassFish
2 2 (5.88%) IIS
2 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.94%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (14.71%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (5.88%) SaaS
4 1 (2.94%) Office 365
4 1 (2.94%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.88%) DHCP
2 2 (5.88%) DNS
2 2 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (2.94%) LAN
3 1 (2.94%) SSL
3 1 (2.94%) VPN
3 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (2.94%) Big Data
2 1 (2.94%) BigQuery
2 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.94%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.82%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.94%) Hudson
4 1 (2.94%) JIRA
4 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 13 (38.24%) Retail
2 4 (11.76%) Finance
3 2 (5.88%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) Velocity
2 2 (5.88%) CSS
2 2 (5.88%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (5.88%) HTML
2 2 (5.88%) Node.js
3 1 (2.94%) Ajax
3 1 (2.94%) LAMP
3 1 (2.94%) Sensu
3 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
1 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
1 1 (2.94%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (58.82%) Unix
3 5 (14.71%) Windows
4 4 (11.76%) Ubuntu
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.94%) CentOS
6 1 (2.94%) CoreOS
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (70.59%) DevOps
2 13 (38.24%) Site Reliability Engineering
3 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
5 3 (8.82%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (5.88%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.88%) ITIL
6 2 (5.88%) Project Management
6 2 (5.88%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (2.94%) Analytical Thinking
7 1 (2.94%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (2.94%) Creative Thinking
7 1 (2.94%) Data Science
7 1 (2.94%) Microservices
7 1 (2.94%) Systems Engineering
7 1 (2.94%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (79.41%) Python
2 14 (41.18%) Java
3 6 (17.65%) Perl
4 5 (14.71%) Ruby
4 5 (14.71%) Shell Script
5 4 (11.76%) PHP
6 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
7 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.88%) SQL
8 1 (2.94%) C++
8 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) HIPAA
1 2 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (52.94%) Docker
2 9 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.88%) Xen
4 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.94%) Ceph
4 1 (2.94%) iptables
4 1 (2.94%) Samba
Systems Management
1 21 (61.76%) Puppet
2 19 (55.88%) Ansible
3 18 (52.94%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (8.82%) Terraform
5 2 (5.88%) Kibana
5 2 (5.88%) Kubernetes
5 2 (5.88%) logstash
5 2 (5.88%) Nagios
5 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (2.94%) Grafana
6 1 (2.94%) HAProxy
6 1 (2.94%) Icinga
6 1 (2.94%) Prometheus
6 1 (2.94%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) VMware
2 5 (14.71%) Google
3 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco
4 2 (5.88%) Dell
4 2 (5.88%) NetApp
5 1 (2.94%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.94%) Juniper
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.94%) New Relic
5 1 (2.94%) PagerDuty
5 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.94%) Splunk