Period
to 10 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 196 202 207
Rank change year-on-year +6 +5 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 11 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.28% 0.30% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.31% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 15
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £36,250 £30,250 £34,275
90th Percentile £52,500 £76,250 £74,000
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year -20.00% +3.09% +21.25%

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 3,774 4,259 4,331
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.17% 96.66% 97.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2,925 3,611 3,624
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.53% -2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £74,000 £69,000 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% - +2.27%

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 10 December 2018.

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 10 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 - 4 £45,000 - 1
St Albans - 3 £47,500 -
Hemel Hempstead +17 2 £37,500 +7.14%
Linux Administrator
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, Linux Administrator 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 Administrator in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
3 5 (45.45%) Unix
3 5 (45.45%) HP
3 5 (45.45%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (45.45%) MongoDB
3 5 (45.45%) Puppet
3 5 (45.45%) Ansible
3 5 (45.45%) Docker
3 5 (45.45%) DevOps
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
4 4 (36.36%) MySQL
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle
4 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 4 (36.36%) HPUX
5 3 (27.27%) Games
5 3 (27.27%) VMware
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) IIS
5 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
6 2 (18.18%) CentOS
6 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
6 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
6 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
6 2 (18.18%) Web Development
6 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
6 2 (18.18%) Hudson
6 2 (18.18%) Node.js

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 3 (27.27%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 10 (90.91%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) MongoDB
2 4 (36.36%) MySQL
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
3 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
3 2 (18.18%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) Hudson
1 2 (18.18%) Subversion
General
1 3 (27.27%) Games
2 2 (18.18%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) Node.js
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Unix
3 4 (36.36%) HPUX
4 2 (18.18%) CentOS
4 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) DevOps
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
2 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) JNCIA
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Docker
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) iptables
2 2 (18.18%) Samba
2 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Ansible
1 5 (45.45%) HP Data Protector
1 5 (45.45%) Puppet
2 2 (18.18%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) HP
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
5 1 (9.09%) Juniper