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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 62 - 44
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 1 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.17% - 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% - 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 6
Average salary £24,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
585 484 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.01% 96.61% 97.53%
Number of salaries quoted 512 429 371
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (64.29%) Debian
2 9 (64.29%) VMware
2 9 (64.29%) UNIX
2 9 (64.29%) Perl
2 9 (64.29%) Python
3 8 (57.14%) Red Hat
4 6 (42.86%) Nagios
4 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 6 (42.86%) Firewall
4 6 (42.86%) Finance
4 6 (42.86%) Nessus
4 6 (42.86%) Nmap
4 6 (42.86%) CentOS
4 6 (42.86%) Welsh Language
4 6 (42.86%) SaaS
4 6 (42.86%) tcpdump
4 6 (42.86%) Wireshark
4 6 (42.86%) Incident Management
4 6 (42.86%) VLAN
4 6 (42.86%) Apache
5 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
7 3 (21.43%) Xen
7 3 (21.43%) XenServer
7 3 (21.43%) nginx
7 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (21.43%) DevOps
7 3 (21.43%) QA

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (42.86%) Apache
2 3 (21.43%) ColdFusion
2 3 (21.43%) nginx
2 3 (21.43%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) SaaS
2 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
1 6 (42.86%) Firewall
1 6 (42.86%) VLAN
1 6 (42.86%) Wireshark
1 6 (42.86%) tcpdump
2 3 (21.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
1 6 (42.86%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
1 3 (21.43%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) UNIX
2 9 (64.29%) Debian
3 6 (42.86%) CentOS
4 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (21.43%) Solaris
6 2 (14.29%) SUSE
6 2 (14.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 3 (21.43%) Strategic Planning
2 3 (21.43%) DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Perl
1 9 (64.29%) Python
2 3 (21.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) RHCE
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (42.86%) Nmap
3 3 (21.43%) Xen
3 3 (21.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Nagios
1 6 (42.86%) Nessus
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) VMware
2 8 (57.14%) Red Hat
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix
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