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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 88 - 77
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 6 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.53% - 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% - 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 4
Average salary £34,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,125 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.31% +7.00%
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
1100 1086 871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.09% 94.68% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 966 986 816
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 - 3 £24,000 -
Torfaen - 3 £45,000 -
Linux Administrator
Wales

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 13 (92.86%) VMware
2 13 (92.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (85.71%) UNIX
4 11 (78.57%) CentOS
4 11 (78.57%) Perl
4 11 (78.57%) Python
5 8 (57.14%) Finance
5 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
5 8 (57.14%) Firewall
5 8 (57.14%) VLAN
5 8 (57.14%) Wireshark
5 8 (57.14%) tcpdump
6 7 (50.00%) Nmap
6 7 (50.00%) Nagios
6 7 (50.00%) Nessus
6 7 (50.00%) Debian
6 7 (50.00%) Incident Management
6 7 (50.00%) Welsh Language
6 7 (50.00%) SaaS
7 6 (42.86%) Apache
8 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
9 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (28.57%) RHCE
10 3 (21.43%) DNS
10 3 (21.43%) OpenLDAP
10 3 (21.43%) LAMP
10 3 (21.43%) Squid
10 3 (21.43%) Xen
10 3 (21.43%) Advertising

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (42.86%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) ColdFusion
2 2 (14.29%) JBoss
3 1 (7.14%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) SaaS
2 3 (21.43%) PaaS
3 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
1 8 (57.14%) VLAN
1 8 (57.14%) Wireshark
1 8 (57.14%) Firewall
1 8 (57.14%) tcpdump
2 3 (21.43%) OpenLDAP
2 3 (21.43%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) Kerberos
3 2 (14.29%) SSH
4 1 (7.14%) SNMP
4 1 (7.14%) LDAP
4 1 (7.14%) LAN
4 1 (7.14%) WAN
4 1 (7.14%) SAN
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) NAS
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security
4 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Big Data
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) Data Mining
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Welsh Language
3 3 (21.43%) Advertising
3 3 (21.43%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) LAMP
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (85.71%) UNIX
3 11 (78.57%) CentOS
4 7 (50.00%) Debian
5 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (14.29%) Solaris
7 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
7 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
2 3 (21.43%) Mobile Marketing
2 3 (21.43%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (14.29%) Low Latency
4 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Security
4 1 (7.14%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) Perl
1 11 (78.57%) Python
2 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) RHCE
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (92.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (50.00%) Nmap
3 3 (21.43%) Squid
3 3 (21.43%) Xen
4 1 (7.14%) NFS
4 1 (7.14%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Nagios
1 7 (50.00%) Nessus
2 1 (7.14%) ZABBIX
2 1 (7.14%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.14%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
3 3 (21.43%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) EMC
4 1 (7.14%) Google
4 1 (7.14%) Rackspace