Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Linux Administrator
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 195 197 214
Rank change year-on-year +2 +17 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 12 17 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.27% 0.38% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.39% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 23
Hertfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.81% +10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,250 £43,500 £32,600
90th Percentile £76,250 £73,500 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25% -9.09%

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 4264 4374 5172
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.80% 97.07% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3618 3658 4257
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 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £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 Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Administrator in Hertfordshire

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for Linux Administrator in Hertfordshire

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Administrator in Hertfordshire

Linux Administrator
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 Administrator within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 22 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
Watford -1 4 £40,000 -20.00%
Hemel Hempstead -1 3 £35,000 -17.65% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £40,000 -
Linux Administrator
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Linux Administrator 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 Administrator in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) Puppet
2 8 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (66.67%) Ansible
3 6 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (41.67%) CentOS
4 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
4 5 (41.67%) DevOps
4 5 (41.67%) Apache
5 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
5 4 (33.33%) Python
5 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (25.00%) Kubernetes
6 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (25.00%) Google
6 3 (25.00%) Ubuntu
6 3 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
7 2 (16.67%) Nagios
7 2 (16.67%) MySQL
7 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (16.67%) vSphere
7 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (8.33%) Xbox
8 1 (8.33%) Splunk
8 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
8 1 (8.33%) Git (software)

Linux Administrator 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 (41.67%) Apache
2 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) IMAP
1 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
1 1 (8.33%) NAS
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
1 1 (8.33%) SMTP
1 1 (8.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (8.33%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) CentOS
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (8.33%) Unix
4 1 (8.33%) Windows
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) DevOps
2 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
2 4 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) Korn
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CEH
1 1 (8.33%) CISM
1 1 (8.33%) CISSP
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) KVM
2 1 (8.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) Ansible
1 8 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (66.67%) Puppet
2 3 (25.00%) Kubernetes
3 2 (16.67%) Nagios
4 1 (8.33%) Cacti
4 1 (8.33%) Consul
4 1 (8.33%) SCOM
4 1 (8.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 3 (25.00%) Google
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) Splunk