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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 138 124 130
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 19 20 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.79% 0.81% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.84% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 19 20 2
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,229 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
2297 2372 1998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.39% 95.88% 94.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1916 1982 1587
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 31 July 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 31 July 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
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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 -13 9 £55,000 +36.44%
Hemel Hempstead -6 5 £30,000 -25.65%
Linux Systems Administrator
East of England

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (86.84%) Red Hat
3 32 (84.21%) MySQL
4 28 (73.68%) Apache
5 27 (71.05%) CentOS
6 23 (60.53%) DNS
7 20 (52.63%) SQL
7 20 (52.63%) Tomcat
7 20 (52.63%) Oracle
8 18 (47.37%) E-Commerce
8 18 (47.37%) Java
8 18 (47.37%) DHCP
8 18 (47.37%) HTTP
8 18 (47.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 18 (47.37%) Service Delivery
8 18 (47.37%) Telecoms
8 18 (47.37%) Finance
8 18 (47.37%) CMS
8 18 (47.37%) Online Games
8 18 (47.37%) Online Betting
8 18 (47.37%) Games
8 18 (47.37%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (26.32%) LAMP
10 8 (21.05%) nginx
10 8 (21.05%) Varnish
11 7 (18.42%) Change Management
11 7 (18.42%) cPanel
12 6 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
12 6 (15.79%) Fedora
13 5 (13.16%) Nagios

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 28 (73.68%) Apache
2 20 (52.63%) Tomcat
3 18 (47.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 18 (47.37%) CMS
4 8 (21.05%) nginx
5 5 (13.16%) Joomla!
5 5 (13.16%) WordPress
6 3 (7.89%) Moodle
7 2 (5.26%) IIS
Business Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 23 (60.53%) DNS
2 18 (47.37%) DHCP
2 18 (47.37%) HTTP
3 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
3 5 (13.16%) FTP
3 5 (13.16%) POP3
3 5 (13.16%) SMTP
3 5 (13.16%) SSL
3 5 (13.16%) SAN
3 5 (13.16%) Firewall
3 5 (13.16%) SSH
3 5 (13.16%) IMAP
4 2 (5.26%) NAS
4 2 (5.26%) LAN
4 2 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (84.21%) MySQL
2 18 (47.37%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 18 (47.37%) Telecoms
1 18 (47.37%) Finance
1 18 (47.37%) Games
1 18 (47.37%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) LAMP
2 5 (13.16%) Alternative PHP Cache
Miscellaneous
1 18 (47.37%) Online Games
2 5 (13.16%) Replication
2 5 (13.16%) Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (71.05%) CentOS
3 6 (15.79%) Fedora
4 2 (5.26%) UNIX
4 2 (5.26%) Windows
4 2 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) E-Commerce
1 18 (47.37%) Service Delivery
2 7 (18.42%) Change Management
3 5 (13.16%) Load Balancing
3 5 (13.16%) Time Management
3 5 (13.16%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (5.26%) Scrum
4 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.63%) Speech Recognition
Programming Languages
1 20 (52.63%) SQL
2 18 (47.37%) Java
3 5 (13.16%) Perl
3 5 (13.16%) PHP
3 5 (13.16%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) Varnish
2 5 (13.16%) Sendmail
2 5 (13.16%) iptables
3 3 (7.89%) Xen
4 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.26%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) cPanel
2 6 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (13.16%) Nagios
3 5 (13.16%) Cacti
4 1 (2.63%) Plesk
Vendors
1 33 (86.84%) Red Hat
2 20 (52.63%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) VMware