The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 61 - 44
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 8 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.27% - 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% - 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 2
Average salary £31,500 - £33,750
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 - £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £36,600 - £34,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.80% +18.57%
Linux Administrator
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff 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
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
612 551 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.30% 96.50% 95.86%
Number of salaries quoted 541 462 312
Average salary £34,000 £33,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.74% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in Cardiff

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Linux 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 Administrator in their job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (66.67%) UNIX
3 9 (60.00%) Perl
3 9 (60.00%) Python
3 9 (60.00%) VMware
3 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (53.33%) Debian
4 8 (53.33%) Red Hat
5 7 (46.67%) Apache
6 6 (40.00%) Finance
6 6 (40.00%) CentOS
6 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (33.33%) SaaS
7 5 (33.33%) tcpdump
7 5 (33.33%) Nmap
7 5 (33.33%) Incident Management
7 5 (33.33%) VLAN
7 5 (33.33%) Wireshark
7 5 (33.33%) Welsh Language
7 5 (33.33%) Nessus
7 5 (33.33%) Nagios
7 5 (33.33%) Firewall
7 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 4 (26.67%) MySQL
8 4 (26.67%) LAMP
8 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
8 4 (26.67%) Ruby
8 4 (26.67%) Strategic Planning
8 4 (26.67%) nginx
8 4 (26.67%) DevOps

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Linux 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 Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (46.67%) Apache
2 4 (26.67%) nginx
3 3 (20.00%) ColdFusion
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) SaaS
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 5 (33.33%) Firewall
1 5 (33.33%) VLAN
1 5 (33.33%) Wireshark
1 5 (33.33%) tcpdump
2 3 (20.00%) HTTP
3 1 (6.67%) LDAP
3 1 (6.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) MySQL
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) LAMP
2 3 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (66.67%) UNIX
3 8 (53.33%) Debian
4 6 (40.00%) CentOS
4 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (20.00%) Ubuntu
5 3 (20.00%) Solaris
6 2 (13.33%) SUSE
7 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 4 (26.67%) Strategic Planning
2 4 (26.67%) DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Security
3 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Perl
1 9 (60.00%) Python
2 4 (26.67%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) RHCE
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (33.33%) Nmap
3 3 (20.00%) Xen
3 3 (20.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Nagios
1 5 (33.33%) Nessus
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) Red Hat
3 3 (20.00%) JBoss
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) Google
4 1 (6.67%) Rackspace