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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 97 82 93
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 6 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.47% 0.91% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.94% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 1
Average salary £28,750 £32,750 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.21% +48.86%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
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
1240 1063 1085
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.79% 96.37% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1070 959 964
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,250 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
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 1 September 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 -21 6 £28,750 -12.21% 1
Linux Systems Administrator
Wales

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) SAN
3 4 (57.14%) UNIX
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Solaris
4 3 (42.86%) MySQL
4 3 (42.86%) Dell
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 3 (42.86%) vSphere
4 3 (42.86%) EqualLogic
4 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) Middleware
5 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (14.29%) Welsh Language
6 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
6 1 (14.29%) VLAN
6 1 (14.29%) Finance
6 1 (14.29%) Validation
6 1 (14.29%) Debian
6 1 (14.29%) Change Management
6 1 (14.29%) Perl
6 1 (14.29%) Python

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) SAN
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) EqualLogic
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) UNIX
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Solaris
4 1 (14.29%) Debian
4 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) vSphere
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Dell
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + 25 days a/l, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 14 days ago