The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 86 95 86
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 13 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.99% 0.23% 0.100%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 0.24% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 1
Average salary £33,000 £22,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,350 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.87% +14.28%
Linux Systems 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
1268 1250 964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.21% 96.01% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1100 1111 876
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Linux Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Wales

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the Wales region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Wales

Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the Wales region over the 3 months to 21 August 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 +6 13 £33,000 +50.00%
Linux Systems Administrator
UK

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) Perl
2 8 (61.54%) UNIX
2 8 (61.54%) Python
2 8 (61.54%) Red Hat
2 8 (61.54%) Debian
2 8 (61.54%) VMware
2 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (46.15%) Apache
4 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
4 5 (38.46%) Nagios
4 5 (38.46%) Firewall
4 5 (38.46%) Finance
4 5 (38.46%) Nessus
4 5 (38.46%) Nmap
4 5 (38.46%) Incident Management
4 5 (38.46%) VLAN
4 5 (38.46%) Wireshark
4 5 (38.46%) Welsh Language
4 5 (38.46%) CentOS
4 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (38.46%) SaaS
4 5 (38.46%) tcpdump
5 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
6 3 (23.08%) MySQL
6 3 (23.08%) Web Services
6 3 (23.08%) Solaris
6 3 (23.08%) JBoss
6 3 (23.08%) HTTP
6 3 (23.08%) ColdFusion

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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 6 (46.15%) Apache
2 3 (23.08%) ColdFusion
2 3 (23.08%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) SaaS
2 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
1 5 (38.46%) Firewall
1 5 (38.46%) VLAN
1 5 (38.46%) Wireshark
1 5 (38.46%) tcpdump
2 3 (23.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MySQL
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
1 5 (38.46%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Web Services
1 3 (23.08%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) UNIX
2 8 (61.54%) Debian
3 5 (38.46%) CentOS
3 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Solaris
5 2 (15.38%) SUSE
5 2 (15.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Incident Management
2 3 (23.08%) Strategic Planning
2 3 (23.08%) DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Perl
1 8 (61.54%) Python
2 3 (23.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) RHCE
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (38.46%) Nmap
3 3 (23.08%) Xen
3 3 (23.08%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Nagios
1 5 (38.46%) Nessus
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Red Hat
1 8 (61.54%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) JBoss
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix