Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 205 202 219
Rank change year-on-year -3 +17 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 11 16 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.25% 0.36% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.37% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 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 £36,250 £43,125 £32,600
90th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -14.29% +23.53% -2.30%

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 4219 4335 5224
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.74% 96.98% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3586 3629 4284
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 £26,000
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 Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

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
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 18 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 -3 3 - -
Hemel Hempstead +4 2 £40,000 -5.88%
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £37,500 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 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 18 November 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 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) Puppet
2 9 (81.82%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (63.64%) Ansible
3 7 (63.64%) Red Hat
3 7 (63.64%) VMware
3 7 (63.64%) CentOS
4 6 (54.55%) Bash Shell
4 6 (54.55%) DevOps
5 4 (36.36%) Python
6 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
6 3 (27.27%) MySQL
6 3 (27.27%) Apache
6 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
6 3 (27.27%) Google
6 3 (27.27%) Ubuntu
6 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (27.27%) Kubernetes
6 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
6 3 (27.27%) Security Monitoring
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (27.27%) vSphere
7 2 (18.18%) Windows
7 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
7 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
7 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (18.18%) Java

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 3 (27.27%) Apache
1 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
2 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
3 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 1 (9.09%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) CentOS
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Ubuntu
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) DevOps
2 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
2 3 (27.27%) Security Monitoring
3 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Bash Shell
2 4 (36.36%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CEH
1 1 (9.09%) CISM
1 1 (9.09%) CISSP
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) vSphere
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (81.82%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (81.82%) Puppet
2 7 (63.64%) Ansible
3 3 (27.27%) Kubernetes
4 1 (9.09%) Cacti
4 1 (9.09%) Consul
4 1 (9.09%) Nagios
4 1 (9.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Red Hat
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) Google
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Splunk