The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 122 119 125
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 31 29 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.34% 1.16% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 1.20% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 19 24 27
Average salary £45,000 £53,000 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.09% +7.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,500 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £51,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -0.62%
Linux Administrator
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2200 2410 2469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.95% 96.13% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1796 1938 2051
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend 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 across the Hertfordshire region.

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
St Albans - 8 £55,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead -26 4 £35,500 -21.11% 2
Linux Administrator
East of England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Linux Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Administrator in their job title.

1 40 (100.00%) Linux
2 36 (90.00%) MySQL
3 33 (82.50%) Apache
4 31 (77.50%) DNS
5 19 (47.50%) Red Hat
6 18 (45.00%) SMTP
6 18 (45.00%) iptables
7 17 (42.50%) CentOS
8 16 (40.00%) Debian
9 15 (37.50%) Samba
9 15 (37.50%) NFS
9 15 (37.50%) Tomcat
9 15 (37.50%) SQL
9 15 (37.50%) Oracle
9 15 (37.50%) ITIL
9 15 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (32.50%) Online Games
10 13 (32.50%) Online Betting
10 13 (32.50%) Java
10 13 (32.50%) HTTP
10 13 (32.50%) DHCP
10 13 (32.50%) E-Commerce
10 13 (32.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 13 (32.50%) Games
10 13 (32.50%) Telecoms
10 13 (32.50%) Finance
10 13 (32.50%) CMS
10 13 (32.50%) Service Delivery
10 13 (32.50%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (12.50%) LAMP

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Linux Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (82.50%) Apache
2 15 (37.50%) Tomcat
3 13 (32.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 13 (32.50%) CMS
4 3 (7.50%) nginx
4 3 (7.50%) Moodle
4 3 (7.50%) WordPress
4 3 (7.50%) Joomla!
5 2 (5.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 31 (77.50%) DNS
2 18 (45.00%) SMTP
3 13 (32.50%) HTTP
3 13 (32.50%) DHCP
4 5 (12.50%) SAN
5 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (7.50%) NAS
6 3 (7.50%) IMAP
6 3 (7.50%) POP3
6 3 (7.50%) FTP
6 3 (7.50%) SSL
6 3 (7.50%) Firewall
6 3 (7.50%) SSH
7 2 (5.00%) LAN
7 2 (5.00%) WAN
8 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (90.00%) MySQL
2 13 (32.50%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (32.50%) Online Betting
1 13 (32.50%) Games
1 13 (32.50%) Telecoms
1 13 (32.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) LAMP
2 3 (7.50%) Alternative PHP Cache
3 1 (2.50%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) Online Games
2 3 (7.50%) Replication
2 3 (7.50%) Clustering
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Open Source
3 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.50%) Physics
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (42.50%) CentOS
3 16 (40.00%) Debian
4 15 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (7.50%) UNIX
6 2 (5.00%) Fedora
6 2 (5.00%) Windows
6 2 (5.00%) Solaris
7 1 (2.50%) FreeBSD
7 1 (2.50%) AIX
7 1 (2.50%) OpenBSD
7 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) ITIL
2 13 (32.50%) E-Commerce
2 13 (32.50%) Service Delivery
3 4 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (7.50%) Time Management
4 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
4 3 (7.50%) Change Management
5 2 (5.00%) Scrum
5 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.50%) Web Application Development
6 1 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.50%) Speech Recognition
Programming Languages
1 15 (37.50%) SQL
2 13 (32.50%) Java
3 4 (10.00%) Perl
4 3 (7.50%) Bash Shell
4 3 (7.50%) PHP
5 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (45.00%) iptables
2 15 (37.50%) Samba
2 15 (37.50%) NFS
3 3 (7.50%) Sendmail
3 3 (7.50%) Varnish
3 3 (7.50%) Xen
4 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.50%) KVM
5 1 (2.50%) Ceph
5 1 (2.50%) VMware Server
5 1 (2.50%) Postfix
5 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) cPanel
2 3 (7.50%) Cacti
2 3 (7.50%) Nagios
3 1 (2.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (47.50%) Red Hat
2 15 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (7.50%) VMware
4 1 (2.50%) NetApp
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + On Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago