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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 134 115 128
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 7 13 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.34% 0.68% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.70% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 29
Average salary £54,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,600 £30,500 £34,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
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
1960 1847 2665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.28% 95.95% 93.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1572 1399 2262
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 £26,000 £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 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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 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 - 3 £55,000 -
Linux Systems Administrator
East of England

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Red Hat
2 7 (53.85%) DNS
2 7 (53.85%) Apache
2 7 (53.85%) MySQL
3 6 (46.15%) Tomcat
3 6 (46.15%) UNIX
3 6 (46.15%) CentOS
4 5 (38.46%) Online Games
4 5 (38.46%) Online Betting
4 5 (38.46%) Games
4 5 (38.46%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (38.46%) Debian
4 5 (38.46%) AIX
4 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) DHCP
4 5 (38.46%) Python
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle
4 5 (38.46%) Java
4 5 (38.46%) HTTP
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
4 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
4 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
4 5 (38.46%) Finance
4 5 (38.46%) CMS
4 5 (38.46%) Puppet
4 5 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (30.77%) KVM

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 7 (53.85%) Apache
2 6 (46.15%) Tomcat
3 5 (38.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 5 (38.46%) CMS
4 1 (7.69%) GlassFish
4 1 (7.69%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) DNS
2 5 (38.46%) DHCP
2 5 (38.46%) HTTP
2 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
3 4 (30.77%) NAS
4 2 (15.38%) SMTP
5 1 (7.69%) POP3
5 1 (7.69%) FTP
5 1 (7.69%) SSL
5 1 (7.69%) SAN
5 1 (7.69%) Internet
5 1 (7.69%) Wireless
5 1 (7.69%) SSH
5 1 (7.69%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) MySQL
2 5 (38.46%) PostgreSQL
General
1 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
1 5 (38.46%) Games
1 5 (38.46%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Django
2 1 (7.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Online Games
2 4 (30.77%) Open Source
2 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
2 4 (30.77%) Physics
2 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) UNIX
2 6 (46.15%) CentOS
3 5 (38.46%) Debian
3 5 (38.46%) AIX
4 4 (30.77%) FreeBSD
4 4 (30.77%) OpenBSD
4 4 (30.77%) Ubuntu
5 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
1 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
1 5 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Web Application Development
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
1 5 (38.46%) Python
1 5 (38.46%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
3 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) KVM
1 4 (30.77%) Ceph
2 1 (7.69%) NFS
2 1 (7.69%) Samba
2 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Server
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Postfix
2 1 (7.69%) Sendmail
2 1 (7.69%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Red Hat
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle
3 4 (30.77%) NetApp
4 2 (15.38%) VMware