The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 96 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.17% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £31,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Linux Systems 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
1146 975 1018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 95.50% 96.92% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1007 814 926
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Trend in South Wales

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in South Wales

Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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 £31,500 -
Linux Systems Administrator
Wales

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region that cited Linux 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 Linux Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) CentOS
3 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 6 (75.00%) Perl
3 6 (75.00%) Python
4 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (50.00%) UNIX
4 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 4 (50.00%) VLAN
4 4 (50.00%) Welsh Language
4 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (37.50%) SaaS
5 3 (37.50%) tcpdump
5 3 (37.50%) iptables
5 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
5 3 (37.50%) Wireshark
5 3 (37.50%) Nessus
5 3 (37.50%) Nmap
5 3 (37.50%) Debian
5 3 (37.50%) Nagios
6 2 (25.00%) DNS
6 2 (25.00%) IBM
6 2 (25.00%) RHCE
6 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (25.00%) Data Mining
6 2 (25.00%) Kerberos
6 2 (25.00%) Apache

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region that cited Linux 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 Linux Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) SaaS
2 2 (25.00%) PaaS
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) VLAN
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) tcpdump
2 3 (37.50%) Wireshark
3 2 (25.00%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (25.00%) Kerberos
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (25.00%) Big Data
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Welsh Language
2 2 (25.00%) Advertising
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) CentOS
3 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (50.00%) UNIX
4 3 (37.50%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Low Latency
2 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Perl
1 6 (75.00%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) iptables
3 2 (25.00%) Squid
3 2 (25.00%) Xen
4 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Nagios
1 3 (37.50%) Nessus
1 3 (37.50%) Nmap
2 2 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (25.00%) IBM