The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Watford 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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 66 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 4 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.74% 0.53% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.57% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £48,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +18.57%
Linux Systems Administrator
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford 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
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
535 353 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.53% 93.14% 95.68%
Number of salaries quoted 387 278 229
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Watford

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) ZABBIX
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (75.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) Firmware
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Ansible

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
2 3 (75.00%) ZABBIX
3 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (25.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
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