The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South Wales region that had Linux Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 91 97 81
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 8 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.75% 0.78% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.79% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 7
Median salary £42,500 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% +8.33%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
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
1045 1264 1069
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.31% 98.29% 98.53%
Number of salaries quoted 945 1103 922
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region that featured Linux Administrator in the job title.

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
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Torfaen - 5 £42,500 -
Cardiff +7 2 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Glamorgan - 1 - -
Linux Administrator
Wales

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Linux Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) CentOS
3 7 (70.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (70.00%) Red Hat
4 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (50.00%) Advertising
4 5 (50.00%) Apache
4 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 5 (50.00%) Data Mining
4 5 (50.00%) Kerberos
4 5 (50.00%) NFS
4 5 (50.00%) DNS
4 5 (50.00%) IBM
4 5 (50.00%) EMC
4 5 (50.00%) SAN
4 5 (50.00%) OpenLDAP
4 5 (50.00%) NAS
4 5 (50.00%) Marketing
4 5 (50.00%) Squid
4 5 (50.00%) QA
4 5 (50.00%) Network Security
4 5 (50.00%) iSCSI
4 5 (50.00%) High Availability
4 5 (50.00%) Big Data
4 5 (50.00%) Mobile Marketing
4 5 (50.00%) PaaS
4 5 (50.00%) Low Latency
5 3 (30.00%) Debian
5 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) JBoss
2 1 (10.00%) PowerExchange
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) PaaS
2 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) DNS
1 5 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 5 (50.00%) Kerberos
1 5 (50.00%) NAS
1 5 (50.00%) Network Security
1 5 (50.00%) OpenLDAP
1 5 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) tcpdump
2 2 (20.00%) VLAN
2 2 (20.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Big Data
1 5 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) PowerCenter
General
1 5 (50.00%) Advertising
1 5 (50.00%) Marketing
1 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) CentOS
3 7 (70.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Debian
5 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (50.00%) High Availability
1 5 (50.00%) Low Latency
1 5 (50.00%) Mobile Marketing
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Perl
1 2 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) NFS
1 5 (50.00%) Squid
2 2 (20.00%) iptables
2 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Nagios
1 2 (20.00%) Nessus
1 2 (20.00%) Nmap
2 1 (10.00%) Ansible
2 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (50.00%) EMC
2 5 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Informatica
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle