The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 93 - 87
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 3 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.24% - 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% - 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 6
Average salary £45,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Linux Administrator
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1206 1314 1072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.10% 96.12% 97.54%
Number of salaries quoted 999 1184 998
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £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 Wales

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

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in Wales

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in Wales

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 26 November 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
South Wales - 3 £45,000 - 1
Linux Administrator
UK

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the 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 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (66.67%) VMware
2 12 (66.67%) UNIX
2 12 (66.67%) Perl
2 12 (66.67%) Python
2 12 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (55.56%) Red Hat
4 9 (50.00%) Apache
4 9 (50.00%) Debian
4 9 (50.00%) CentOS
5 8 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (38.89%) tcpdump
6 7 (38.89%) VLAN
6 7 (38.89%) Wireshark
6 7 (38.89%) Firewall
6 7 (38.89%) Finance
6 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
7 6 (33.33%) Nagios
7 6 (33.33%) Nessus
7 6 (33.33%) Incident Management
7 6 (33.33%) Nmap
7 6 (33.33%) Welsh Language
7 6 (33.33%) SaaS
8 5 (27.78%) Xen
8 5 (27.78%) MySQL
9 4 (22.22%) RHCE
9 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
9 4 (22.22%) Ruby
9 4 (22.22%) Strategic Planning
9 4 (22.22%) LAMP

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the 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 9 (50.00%) Apache
2 4 (22.22%) nginx
3 3 (16.67%) JBoss
3 3 (16.67%) ColdFusion
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) SaaS
2 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (11.11%) PaaS
4 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
1 7 (38.89%) VLAN
1 7 (38.89%) Wireshark
1 7 (38.89%) Firewall
1 7 (38.89%) tcpdump
2 3 (16.67%) HTTP
3 2 (11.11%) Kerberos
3 2 (11.11%) DNS
3 2 (11.11%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (11.11%) SSH
4 1 (5.56%) NAS
4 1 (5.56%) Wireless
4 1 (5.56%) Network Security
4 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
4 1 (5.56%) SAN
4 1 (5.56%) VPN
4 1 (5.56%) SNMP
4 1 (5.56%) LDAP
4 1 (5.56%) LAN
4 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) Big Data
3 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Welsh Language
3 2 (11.11%) Advertising
3 2 (11.11%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) LAMP
2 3 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (66.67%) UNIX
3 9 (50.00%) Debian
3 9 (50.00%) CentOS
4 8 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (16.67%) Ubuntu
5 3 (16.67%) Solaris
6 2 (11.11%) SUSE
7 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 4 (22.22%) Strategic Planning
2 4 (22.22%) DevOps
3 2 (11.11%) Mobile Marketing
3 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Computer Security
4 1 (5.56%) Network Management
4 1 (5.56%) Low Latency
4 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) Perl
1 12 (66.67%) Python
2 4 (22.22%) Ruby
3 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) RHCE
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (33.33%) Nmap
3 5 (27.78%) Xen
4 3 (16.67%) XenServer
5 2 (11.11%) Squid
6 1 (5.56%) NFS
6 1 (5.56%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Nagios
1 6 (33.33%) Nessus
2 1 (5.56%) ZABBIX
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) VMware
2 10 (55.56%) Red Hat
3 3 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (11.11%) IBM
5 1 (5.56%) EMC
5 1 (5.56%) Google
5 1 (5.56%) Rackspace
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