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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 131 117 158
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 11 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.48% 0.80% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.84% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 1
Average salary £48,500 £30,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.66% -45.45%
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.80% +18.57%
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
2221 1915 2808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.86% 95.27% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1833 1580 2211
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 £26,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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
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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
Watford -11 4 £48,500 +94.00%
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £40,350 -
St Albans - 1 £62,500 -
Linux Administrator
East of England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 35 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (62.86%) Apache
3 21 (60.00%) MySQL
3 21 (60.00%) Red Hat
4 16 (45.71%) SQL
4 16 (45.71%) CentOS
5 15 (42.86%) Telecoms
5 15 (42.86%) Oracle
5 15 (42.86%) DNS
6 14 (40.00%) E-Commerce
6 14 (40.00%) DHCP
6 14 (40.00%) HTTP
6 14 (40.00%) Java
6 14 (40.00%) CMS
6 14 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (40.00%) Service Delivery
7 13 (37.14%) Finance
7 13 (37.14%) Games
7 13 (37.14%) Tomcat
7 13 (37.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 13 (37.14%) Online Games
7 13 (37.14%) Online Betting
8 12 (34.29%) LAMP
9 9 (25.71%) Windows
10 7 (20.00%) UNIX
10 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 7 (20.00%) Internet
11 6 (17.14%) Puppet
12 5 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (14.29%) VMware

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 22 (62.86%) Apache
2 14 (40.00%) CMS
3 13 (37.14%) Tomcat
3 13 (37.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (2.86%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (42.86%) DNS
2 14 (40.00%) HTTP
2 14 (40.00%) DHCP
3 7 (20.00%) Internet
4 5 (14.29%) SAN
5 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.71%) LAN
7 1 (2.86%) POP3
7 1 (2.86%) SMTP
7 1 (2.86%) FTP
7 1 (2.86%) SSL
7 1 (2.86%) LDAP
7 1 (2.86%) SSH
7 1 (2.86%) IMAP
7 1 (2.86%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (60.00%) MySQL
2 14 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 15 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 13 (37.14%) Finance
2 13 (37.14%) Games
2 13 (37.14%) Online Betting
3 2 (5.71%) Billing
3 2 (5.71%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (34.29%) LAMP
2 2 (5.71%) SOAP
3 1 (2.86%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Online Games
2 3 (8.57%) Open Source
3 2 (5.71%) Firmware
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.86%) Physics
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (45.71%) CentOS
3 9 (25.71%) Windows
4 7 (20.00%) UNIX
5 5 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (11.43%) AIX
7 2 (5.71%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (2.86%) FreeBSD
8 1 (2.86%) Debian
8 1 (2.86%) OpenBSD
8 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 14 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (11.43%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (8.57%) DevOps
3 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.71%) CRM
4 2 (5.71%) Data Protection
4 2 (5.71%) Network Architecture
4 2 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.86%) ITIL
5 1 (2.86%) Strategic Management
5 1 (2.86%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) SQL
2 14 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (5.71%) Perl
3 2 (5.71%) PHP
3 2 (5.71%) Python
3 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) VMware ESX
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.86%) Sendmail
3 1 (2.86%) Varnish
3 1 (2.86%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) Puppet
2 4 (11.43%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.86%) Ansible
Vendors
1 21 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 15 (42.86%) Oracle
3 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (2.86%) Intel
5 1 (2.86%) NetApp