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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Specialist
Rank 133 - 151
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Specialist 3 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.15% - 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% - 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £52,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £45,750 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+12.02% +10.90%
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
1940 1840 2589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.33% 95.88% 93.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1548 1399 2191
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Debian
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Web Application Development
3 2 (50.00%) Samba
3 2 (50.00%) Apache
3 2 (50.00%) SMTP
3 2 (50.00%) NFS
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) NetApp
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) LAMP
4 1 (25.00%) Games
4 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) CentOS
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (25.00%) cPanel
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (25.00%) Puppet
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX

Linux Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (50.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SMTP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Debian
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (25.00%) CentOS
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Samba
1 2 (50.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) cPanel
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) NetApp
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
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