The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 132 155
Rank change year-on-year 0 +23  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 14 9 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.66% 0.40% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.41% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 19
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -9.09%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 2055 2181 2807
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 97.39% 96.12% 97.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1775 1820 2246
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 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
Watford -5 8 £40,000 -27.27%
Hemel Hempstead +1 3 £28,750 -36.11%
Welwyn Garden City -2 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Bishop's Stortford - 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 26 June 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 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (82.14%) CentOS
3 22 (78.57%) Active Directory
4 21 (75.00%) SAN
5 15 (53.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (53.57%) Red Hat
5 15 (53.57%) Windows
6 14 (50.00%) LAMP
6 14 (50.00%) Marketing
7 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
7 13 (46.43%) IIS
7 13 (46.43%) SQL
8 11 (39.29%) Open Source
9 10 (35.71%) Bash Shell
9 10 (35.71%) Apache
10 9 (32.14%) MySQL
10 9 (32.14%) Puppet
10 9 (32.14%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (32.14%) DevOps
11 8 (28.57%) Data Centre
11 8 (28.57%) KVM
11 8 (28.57%) Ansible
11 8 (28.57%) IMAP
11 8 (28.57%) SCOM
11 8 (28.57%) iSCSI
11 8 (28.57%) NAS
11 8 (28.57%) XenServer
11 8 (28.57%) Korn
11 8 (28.57%) VLAN
11 8 (28.57%) Nagios

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 13 (46.43%) IIS
2 10 (35.71%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) nginx
3 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (75.00%) SAN
2 8 (28.57%) IMAP
2 8 (28.57%) iSCSI
2 8 (28.57%) NAS
2 8 (28.57%) SMTP
2 8 (28.57%) VLAN
3 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.57%) DHCP
4 1 (3.57%) DNS
4 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
2 9 (32.14%) MySQL
3 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.57%) CouchDB
4 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.57%) Redis
General
1 14 (50.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (3.57%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (3.57%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (82.14%) CentOS
3 15 (53.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (53.57%) Windows
4 8 (28.57%) Unix
5 1 (3.57%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Open Source
2 9 (32.14%) DevOps
3 1 (3.57%) Client Onboarding
3 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.57%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) SQL
2 10 (35.71%) Bash Shell
3 8 (28.57%) Korn
4 1 (3.57%) Java
4 1 (3.57%) Perl
4 1 (3.57%) Python
4 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) CCNA
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.57%) MCSA
1 1 (3.57%) MCSE
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 22 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 8 (28.57%) KVM
2 8 (28.57%) XenServer
3 1 (3.57%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (32.14%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (32.14%) Puppet
2 8 (28.57%) Ansible
2 8 (28.57%) Nagios
2 8 (28.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Red Hat
2 8 (28.57%) HP
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) VMware