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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 138 127 114
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 10 17 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.42% 0.73% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.75% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 8
Average salary £55,000 £40,350 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.30% +53.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,950 £40,186 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,400 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
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
2267 2255 1914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.18% 97.11% 95.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1955 1860 1559
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,500 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -11 4 £55,000 +36.44%
Welwyn Garden City -1 2 £57,500 +27.77%
Hemel Hempstead -1 1 £32,000 -20.69% 2
Linux Administrator
East of England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 36 (87.80%) MySQL
3 32 (78.05%) Apache
4 30 (73.17%) Red Hat
5 27 (65.85%) DNS
6 22 (53.66%) CentOS
7 16 (39.02%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (39.02%) Tomcat
7 16 (39.02%) SQL
7 16 (39.02%) Java
8 14 (34.15%) Oracle
8 14 (34.15%) E-Commerce
8 14 (34.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 14 (34.15%) DHCP
8 14 (34.15%) HTTP
8 14 (34.15%) Service Delivery
8 14 (34.15%) Telecoms
8 14 (34.15%) Finance
8 14 (34.15%) CMS
8 14 (34.15%) Games
8 14 (34.15%) Online Games
8 14 (34.15%) Online Betting
9 13 (31.71%) SMTP
9 13 (31.71%) iptables
10 11 (26.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (21.95%) LAMP
12 8 (19.51%) Samba
12 8 (19.51%) Debian
12 8 (19.51%) NFS
12 8 (19.51%) ITIL

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 32 (78.05%) Apache
2 16 (39.02%) Tomcat
3 14 (34.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 14 (34.15%) CMS
4 8 (19.51%) nginx
5 5 (12.20%) Joomla!
5 5 (12.20%) WordPress
6 2 (4.88%) Moodle
6 2 (4.88%) IIS
Business Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 27 (65.85%) DNS
2 14 (34.15%) DHCP
2 14 (34.15%) HTTP
3 13 (31.71%) SMTP
4 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
4 7 (17.07%) SSL
4 7 (17.07%) Firewall
5 6 (14.63%) SAN
6 5 (12.20%) SSH
6 5 (12.20%) IMAP
6 5 (12.20%) FTP
6 5 (12.20%) POP3
7 2 (4.88%) LAN
7 2 (4.88%) WAN
7 2 (4.88%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (87.80%) MySQL
2 16 (39.02%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (34.15%) Telecoms
1 14 (34.15%) Finance
1 14 (34.15%) Games
1 14 (34.15%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) LAMP
2 5 (12.20%) Alternative PHP Cache
Miscellaneous
1 14 (34.15%) Online Games
2 7 (17.07%) Clustering
3 5 (12.20%) Replication
4 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (53.66%) CentOS
3 11 (26.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (19.51%) Debian
5 6 (14.63%) Fedora
6 2 (4.88%) UNIX
6 2 (4.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) E-Commerce
1 14 (34.15%) Service Delivery
2 8 (19.51%) ITIL
3 7 (17.07%) Change Management
4 5 (12.20%) Load Balancing
4 5 (12.20%) Time Management
4 5 (12.20%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.88%) Data Protection
5 2 (4.88%) Software Deployment
5 2 (4.88%) Resource Management
5 2 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.44%) Speech Recognition
Programming Languages
1 16 (39.02%) Java
1 16 (39.02%) SQL
2 7 (17.07%) Bash Shell
3 5 (12.20%) Perl
3 5 (12.20%) PHP
4 2 (4.88%) Python
4 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (31.71%) iptables
2 8 (19.51%) Varnish
2 8 (19.51%) NFS
2 8 (19.51%) Samba
3 5 (12.20%) Sendmail
4 3 (7.32%) KVM
5 2 (4.88%) Xen
5 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (14.63%) cPanel
2 5 (12.20%) Nagios
2 5 (12.20%) Cacti
3 2 (4.88%) Puppet
4 1 (2.44%) Plesk
Vendors
1 30 (73.17%) Red Hat
2 14 (34.15%) Oracle
3 4 (9.76%) VMware
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Arden Resourcing
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus + Pension
Posted: 7 hours ago