The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £46,250 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Linux System Administrator
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 133 155
Rank change year-on-year -12 +22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 3 10 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.14% 0.43% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.45% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 19
Median salary £46,250 £51,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.75% -6.81%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  

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 2026 2214 2756
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 97.45% 96.18% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1748 1849 2199
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 Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Hertfordshire

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Hertfordshire

Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Hemel Hempstead +4 1 - -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £40,000 -
Linux Systems Administrator
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 15 (83.33%) CentOS
2 15 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (77.78%) Marketing
3 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 14 (77.78%) LAMP
4 13 (72.22%) SAN
4 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
4 13 (72.22%) IIS
4 13 (72.22%) SQL
5 11 (61.11%) Open Source
6 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
6 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
6 2 (11.11%) Apache
6 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 1 (5.56%) Debian
7 1 (5.56%) VMware
7 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.56%) DNS
7 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.56%) CCNA
7 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
7 1 (5.56%) Python
7 1 (5.56%) DHCP

Linux Systems 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 (72.22%) IIS
2 2 (11.11%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) nginx
3 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (72.22%) SAN
2 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) DHCP
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
3 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.56%) CouchDB
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.56%) Redis
General
1 14 (77.78%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) LAMP
2 1 (5.56%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (5.56%) Memcached
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (83.33%) CentOS
2 15 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 15 (83.33%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Open Source
2 1 (5.56%) Client Onboarding
2 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
2 1 (5.56%) DevOps
2 1 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CCNA
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.56%) MCSA
1 1 (5.56%) MCSE
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) VMware
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