The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 82 81 69
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 13 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.15% 0.46% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 0.48% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 4
Average salary £33,000 £22,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £22,000 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £22,000 £34,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Job Titles Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1091 1041 790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.29% 96.03% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 974 916 718
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Linux Administrator
Wales

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 - 13 £33,000 - 2
Linux Administrator
Wales

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) VMware
2 8 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 8 (57.14%) UNIX
2 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (50.00%) Debian
3 7 (50.00%) Perl
3 7 (50.00%) Apache
3 7 (50.00%) Python
4 6 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (35.71%) Firewall
5 5 (35.71%) Finance
6 4 (28.57%) LAMP
6 4 (28.57%) Nagios
6 4 (28.57%) Nessus
6 4 (28.57%) Nmap
6 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 4 (28.57%) MySQL
6 4 (28.57%) SaaS
6 4 (28.57%) tcpdump
6 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
6 4 (28.57%) VLAN
6 4 (28.57%) CentOS
6 4 (28.57%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (28.57%) Wireshark
6 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
6 4 (28.57%) Welsh Language
7 3 (21.43%) QA
7 3 (21.43%) Xen
7 3 (21.43%) Ruby

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 7 (50.00%) Apache
2 3 (21.43%) ColdFusion
2 3 (21.43%) nginx
3 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) SaaS
2 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) VLAN
2 4 (28.57%) Wireshark
2 4 (28.57%) tcpdump
2 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 3 (21.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) MySQL
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) LAMP
2 3 (21.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) UNIX
3 7 (50.00%) Debian
4 6 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (28.57%) CentOS
6 3 (21.43%) Solaris
7 2 (14.29%) SUSE
7 2 (14.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Strategic Planning
1 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 3 (21.43%) DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Security
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Perl
1 7 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (21.43%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) Java
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 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (28.57%) Nmap
3 3 (21.43%) Xen
3 3 (21.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Nagios
1 4 (28.57%) Nessus
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Red Hat
1 8 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (21.43%) JBoss
2 3 (21.43%) Citrix
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £20000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £40K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago