The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Specialist
Rank 145 - 146
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Specialist 6 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.27% - 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% - 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 2
Average salary £46,500 - £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £30,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -31.42%
Linux Specialist
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
2145 2411 2324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.55% 95.52% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1721 1951 1897
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £26,000
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 Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Linux Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Linux Specialist
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Linux Specialist Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Linux Specialist
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 Specialist within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
Borehamwood - 2 £41,000 -
Linux Specialist
East of England

Linux Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Linux Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Debian
2 12 (92.31%) Apache
2 12 (92.31%) Perl
2 12 (92.31%) SMTP
2 12 (92.31%) NFS
2 12 (92.31%) DNS
2 12 (92.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 12 (92.31%) Samba
2 12 (92.31%) iptables
3 11 (84.62%) Web Application Development
3 11 (84.62%) MySQL
4 9 (69.23%) ITIL
5 8 (61.54%) SLA
6 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
7 4 (30.77%) Internet
7 4 (30.77%) VMware
7 4 (30.77%) VMware Server
7 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (30.77%) Postfix
7 4 (30.77%) Degree
8 2 (15.38%) Puppet
9 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
9 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
9 1 (7.69%) Open Source
9 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
9 1 (7.69%) Python
9 1 (7.69%) Finance
9 1 (7.69%) LAMP

Linux Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Linux Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (92.31%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) SMTP
1 12 (92.31%) DNS
2 4 (30.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) MySQL
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Debian
2 12 (92.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Web Application Development
2 9 (69.23%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Perl
2 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (92.31%) NFS
1 12 (92.31%) Samba
1 12 (92.31%) iptables
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Server
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) NetApp