The first table below looks at the demand for the Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 134 130 151
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 22 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.87% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.25% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 21 2 1
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +70.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +17.24%
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2409 2010 2549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.67% 94.37% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2005 1582 2038
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Linux Systems Administrator
East of England

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
(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
Hemel Hempstead -6 6 £40,350 +0.87%
Watford -17 3 £48,500 - 3
Welwyn Garden City +11 2 £45,000 -
St Albans - 2 £40,310 -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Linux Systems Administrator
East of England

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 48 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (64.58%) Apache
2 31 (64.58%) MySQL
3 30 (62.50%) Red Hat
4 20 (41.67%) Telecoms
4 20 (41.67%) CentOS
5 19 (39.58%) E-Commerce
6 18 (37.50%) DHCP
6 18 (37.50%) HTTP
6 18 (37.50%) DNS
6 18 (37.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 18 (37.50%) Service Delivery
6 18 (37.50%) Oracle
6 18 (37.50%) Java
6 18 (37.50%) SQL
6 18 (37.50%) Tomcat
6 18 (37.50%) Online Games
6 18 (37.50%) Online Betting
6 18 (37.50%) Finance
6 18 (37.50%) CMS
6 18 (37.50%) Games
6 18 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (33.33%) LAMP
8 10 (20.83%) Windows
9 7 (14.58%) PHP
9 7 (14.58%) SAN
9 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
9 7 (14.58%) Internet
9 7 (14.58%) VMware
9 7 (14.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 31 (64.58%) Apache
2 18 (37.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 18 (37.50%) Tomcat
2 18 (37.50%) CMS
3 3 (6.25%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (37.50%) DHCP
1 18 (37.50%) HTTP
1 18 (37.50%) DNS
2 7 (14.58%) SAN
2 7 (14.58%) Internet
3 3 (6.25%) NAS
4 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.17%) LAN
5 1 (2.08%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (64.58%) MySQL
2 18 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
General
1 20 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 18 (37.50%) Online Betting
2 18 (37.50%) Finance
2 18 (37.50%) Games
3 2 (4.17%) Billing
3 2 (4.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (33.33%) LAMP
2 2 (4.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (37.50%) Online Games
2 5 (10.42%) Open Source
3 3 (6.25%) Clustering
4 2 (4.17%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (41.67%) CentOS
3 10 (20.83%) Windows
4 7 (14.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (8.33%) UNIX
6 3 (6.25%) Ubuntu
7 2 (4.17%) AIX
8 1 (2.08%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) E-Commerce
2 18 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 3 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (4.17%) DevOps
4 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
4 2 (4.17%) Data Protection
4 2 (4.17%) Network Architecture
4 2 (4.17%) CRM
4 2 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.08%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 18 (37.50%) Java
1 18 (37.50%) SQL
2 7 (14.58%) PHP
3 4 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.08%) Perl
4 1 (2.08%) Python
4 1 (2.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (12.50%) KVM
2 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.25%) Xen
3 2 (4.17%) VMware ESX
3 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Puppet
2 3 (6.25%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.08%) Ansible
Vendors
1 30 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 18 (37.50%) Oracle
3 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.58%) VMware
4 1 (2.08%) Intel
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