The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 116 135 111
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 23 8 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.06% 0.40% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 0.41% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 28
Average salary £40,000 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £48,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Linux Systems 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
2120 1952 1970
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 97.52% 96.73% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1806 1564 1489
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
Watford - 7 £52,500 -
Harpenden - 4 £37,750 -
Potters Bar - 4 £40,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £31,500 -
Linux Systems Administrator
East of England

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (60.00%) Unix
3 17 (56.67%) DNS
4 16 (53.33%) Red Hat
4 16 (53.33%) VMware
5 15 (50.00%) Apache
6 14 (46.67%) MySQL
6 14 (46.67%) Time Management
7 13 (43.33%) Sendmail
7 13 (43.33%) Bash Shell
7 13 (43.33%) Perl
7 13 (43.33%) PHP
7 13 (43.33%) SSL
7 13 (43.33%) FTP
7 13 (43.33%) SSH
7 13 (43.33%) LAMP
7 13 (43.33%) Clustering
8 11 (36.67%) Oracle
8 11 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (33.33%) TCP/IP
10 9 (30.00%) IBM
10 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
10 9 (30.00%) WebSphere MQ
10 9 (30.00%) Shell Script
10 9 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
10 9 (30.00%) Java
10 9 (30.00%) ITIL
10 9 (30.00%) Tomcat
10 9 (30.00%) WebSphere
10 9 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 15 (50.00%) Apache
2 9 (30.00%) Apache ServiceMix
2 9 (30.00%) Tomcat
2 9 (30.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (13.33%) Joomla!
3 4 (13.33%) Moodle
3 4 (13.33%) nginx
3 4 (13.33%) WordPress
4 2 (6.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
1 8 (26.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (6.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 2 (6.67%) Google App Engine
2 2 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (6.67%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 17 (56.67%) DNS
2 13 (43.33%) FTP
2 13 (43.33%) SSH
2 13 (43.33%) SSL
3 10 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 7 (23.33%) SAN
5 5 (16.67%) NAS
5 5 (16.67%) SMTP
6 4 (13.33%) DHCP
6 4 (13.33%) Firewall
6 4 (13.33%) IMAP
6 4 (13.33%) IPsec
6 4 (13.33%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (46.67%) MySQL
2 8 (26.67%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
General
1 5 (16.67%) Games
2 2 (6.67%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) LAMP
2 9 (30.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (16.67%) Web Services
4 4 (13.33%) Alternative PHP Cache
4 4 (13.33%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (6.67%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Clustering
2 5 (16.67%) Replication
3 3 (10.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (60.00%) Unix
3 9 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (23.33%) CentOS
4 7 (23.33%) Windows
5 2 (6.67%) CoreOS
5 2 (6.67%) Debian
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (6.67%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.33%) SUSE
6 1 (3.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Time Management
2 9 (30.00%) ITIL
3 8 (26.67%) Problem Management
4 6 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (20.00%) Open Source
5 5 (16.67%) Network Management
6 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
6 4 (13.33%) Load Balancing
6 4 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (6.67%) Information Management
7 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.67%) Server Building
8 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) Bash Shell
1 13 (43.33%) Perl
1 13 (43.33%) PHP
2 9 (30.00%) Java
2 9 (30.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (13.33%) SQL
4 2 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (43.33%) Sendmail
2 11 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (30.00%) Postfix
3 9 (30.00%) qmail
4 8 (26.67%) iptables
5 4 (13.33%) Varnish
5 4 (13.33%) Xen
6 2 (6.67%) Ceph
6 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
7 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
7 1 (3.33%) Corosync
7 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) Plesk
2 6 (20.00%) Puppet
3 5 (16.67%) Nagios
4 4 (13.33%) Cacti
4 4 (13.33%) cPanel
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Red Hat
1 16 (53.33%) VMware
2 11 (36.67%) Oracle
3 9 (30.00%) IBM
3 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.67%) Google
4 2 (6.67%) NetApp
4 2 (6.67%) Sun