The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 86 - 88
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 3 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.27% - 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% - 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 4
Average salary £45,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
Linux Administrator
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 South Wales 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
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1066 1191 978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.91% 96.67% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 904 1064 909
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in South Wales

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in South Wales

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 2 £36,250 -
Torfaen - 1 £45,000 -
Linux Administrator
Wales

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (68.75%) UNIX
3 10 (62.50%) Perl
3 10 (62.50%) Python
3 10 (62.50%) VMware
3 10 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (56.25%) Red Hat
5 8 (50.00%) Apache
5 8 (50.00%) Debian
6 7 (43.75%) CentOS
6 7 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (37.50%) tcpdump
7 6 (37.50%) Finance
7 6 (37.50%) VLAN
7 6 (37.50%) Wireshark
7 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
7 6 (37.50%) Firewall
8 5 (31.25%) MySQL
8 5 (31.25%) Welsh Language
8 5 (31.25%) Nessus
8 5 (31.25%) Nmap
8 5 (31.25%) Nagios
8 5 (31.25%) Incident Management
8 5 (31.25%) SaaS
9 4 (25.00%) DevOps
9 4 (25.00%) nginx
9 4 (25.00%) LAMP
9 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
9 4 (25.00%) Xen
9 4 (25.00%) Ruby

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 8 (50.00%) Apache
2 4 (25.00%) nginx
3 3 (18.75%) JBoss
3 3 (18.75%) ColdFusion
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) SaaS
2 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
1 6 (37.50%) VLAN
1 6 (37.50%) Wireshark
1 6 (37.50%) Firewall
1 6 (37.50%) tcpdump
2 3 (18.75%) HTTP
3 2 (12.50%) SSH
4 1 (6.25%) Wireless
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security
4 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
4 1 (6.25%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (6.25%) NAS
4 1 (6.25%) Kerberos
4 1 (6.25%) SNMP
4 1 (6.25%) LDAP
4 1 (6.25%) LAN
4 1 (6.25%) WAN
4 1 (6.25%) VPN
4 1 (6.25%) DNS
4 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) Big Data
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Welsh Language
3 1 (6.25%) Advertising
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) LAMP
2 3 (18.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (68.75%) UNIX
3 8 (50.00%) Debian
4 7 (43.75%) CentOS
4 7 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (18.75%) Ubuntu
5 3 (18.75%) Solaris
6 2 (12.50%) SUSE
7 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Incident Management
2 4 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
2 4 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Security
3 1 (6.25%) Network Management
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Perl
1 10 (62.50%) Python
2 4 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) RHCE
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (31.25%) Nmap
3 4 (25.00%) Xen
4 3 (18.75%) XenServer
5 1 (6.25%) Squid
5 1 (6.25%) NFS
5 1 (6.25%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Nagios
1 5 (31.25%) Nessus
2 1 (6.25%) ZABBIX
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) VMware
2 9 (56.25%) Red Hat
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) EMC
4 1 (6.25%) Google
4 1 (6.25%) Rackspace