The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 78 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 7 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.83% 1.52% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 1.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 0
Average salary £32,500 £32,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +1.20%
Linux Systems 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
832 640 566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.35% 97.41% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 710 569 472
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Cardiff

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) SAN
3 5 (62.50%) UNIX
4 4 (50.00%) Solaris
4 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (50.00%) Degree
5 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
5 3 (37.50%) VMware
5 3 (37.50%) Performance Management
5 3 (37.50%) vSphere
5 3 (37.50%) EqualLogic
5 3 (37.50%) Dell
5 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
5 3 (37.50%) Middleware
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) MySQL
6 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
7 1 (12.50%) VLAN
7 1 (12.50%) Welsh Language
7 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
7 1 (12.50%) ITIL
7 1 (12.50%) Perl
7 1 (12.50%) Python

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) SAN
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) VLAN
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
1 3 (37.50%) EqualLogic
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) UNIX
3 4 (50.00%) Solaris
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) Debian
5 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) vSphere
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Dell
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + 25 days a/l, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 17 days ago