The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX 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 UNIX Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 65 - 41
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 5 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.77% - 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% - 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 1
Average salary £27,500 - £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.32% +7.50%
UNIX 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
631 568 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.08% 95.95% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 561 473 309
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

UNIX Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

UNIX Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

UNIX Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

UNIX Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Cardiff

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited UNIX 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 UNIX Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) Nagios
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Debian
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Nessus
1 5 (100.00%) Nmap
1 5 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 5 (100.00%) VLAN
1 5 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) CentOS
1 5 (100.00%) SaaS
1 5 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 5 (100.00%) Welsh Language
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Security
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Degree

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited UNIX 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 UNIX Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) VLAN
1 5 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 5 (100.00%) tcpdump
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Welsh Language
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Debian
1 5 (100.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Nmap
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Nagios
1 5 (100.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware