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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 127 129 130
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 23 17 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.01% 0.65% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.68% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 23 15 20
Average salary £50,000 £53,000 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.66% +2.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £45,000 £44,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
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
2183 2482 2331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.66% 95.35% 94.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1750 2015 1890
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 May 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 28 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
St Albans - 9 £55,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead -12 6 £30,000 -33.33%
Linux Systems Administrator
East of England

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 36 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (80.56%) MySQL
2 29 (80.56%) Red Hat
3 26 (72.22%) Apache
4 24 (66.67%) CentOS
5 21 (58.33%) DNS
6 19 (52.78%) Tomcat
6 19 (52.78%) SQL
6 19 (52.78%) Oracle
7 17 (47.22%) Java
7 17 (47.22%) E-Commerce
7 17 (47.22%) HTTP
7 17 (47.22%) DHCP
7 17 (47.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 17 (47.22%) Service Delivery
7 17 (47.22%) Telecoms
7 17 (47.22%) Finance
7 17 (47.22%) CMS
7 17 (47.22%) Games
7 17 (47.22%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (47.22%) Online Games
7 17 (47.22%) Online Betting
8 8 (22.22%) LAMP
9 6 (16.67%) Change Management
9 6 (16.67%) nginx
9 6 (16.67%) Varnish
10 5 (13.89%) cPanel
10 5 (13.89%) Fedora
10 5 (13.89%) SAN
11 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 26 (72.22%) Apache
2 19 (52.78%) Tomcat
3 17 (47.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 17 (47.22%) CMS
4 6 (16.67%) nginx
5 3 (8.33%) Moodle
5 3 (8.33%) WordPress
5 3 (8.33%) Joomla!
6 2 (5.56%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 21 (58.33%) DNS
2 17 (47.22%) HTTP
2 17 (47.22%) DHCP
3 5 (13.89%) SAN
4 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 4 (11.11%) SMTP
5 3 (8.33%) NAS
5 3 (8.33%) SSH
5 3 (8.33%) IMAP
5 3 (8.33%) Firewall
5 3 (8.33%) POP3
5 3 (8.33%) FTP
5 3 (8.33%) SSL
6 2 (5.56%) LAN
6 2 (5.56%) WAN
7 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (80.56%) MySQL
2 17 (47.22%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (47.22%) Telecoms
1 17 (47.22%) Finance
1 17 (47.22%) Games
1 17 (47.22%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) LAMP
2 3 (8.33%) Alternative PHP Cache
3 1 (2.78%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 17 (47.22%) Online Games
2 3 (8.33%) Replication
2 3 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.78%) Physics
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (66.67%) CentOS
3 5 (13.89%) Fedora
4 3 (8.33%) UNIX
5 2 (5.56%) Windows
5 2 (5.56%) Solaris
5 2 (5.56%) Debian
6 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.78%) OpenBSD
6 1 (2.78%) FreeBSD
6 1 (2.78%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) E-Commerce
1 17 (47.22%) Service Delivery
2 6 (16.67%) Change Management
3 4 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (8.33%) Time Management
4 3 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.56%) Scrum
5 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.78%) Open Source
6 1 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.78%) Web Application Development
6 1 (2.78%) Server Building
6 1 (2.78%) Speech Recognition
6 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.78%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 19 (52.78%) SQL
2 17 (47.22%) Java
3 4 (11.11%) Perl
4 3 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 3 (8.33%) PHP
5 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) Varnish
2 4 (11.11%) iptables
3 3 (8.33%) Sendmail
3 3 (8.33%) Xen
4 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.78%) Postfix
5 1 (2.78%) KVM
5 1 (2.78%) Ceph
5 1 (2.78%) VMware Server
5 1 (2.78%) Samba
5 1 (2.78%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) cPanel
2 3 (8.33%) Cacti
2 3 (8.33%) Nagios
3 1 (2.78%) Plesk
3 1 (2.78%) Puppet
3 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (80.56%) Red Hat
2 19 (52.78%) Oracle
3 3 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) NetApp
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + On Call + Bens + Bonus
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