Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £31,500 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux Administrator
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 125 135
Rank change year-on-year +17 +10 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 1 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.071% 0.54% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.55% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 13
South Wales median annual salary £31,500 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.88% +30.77% -1.52%
10th Percentile £29,750 £30,500 £20,900
90th Percentile £33,250 £43,750 £42,500
Wales median annual salary £36,500 £42,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -14.12% +30.77% -1.52%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South Wales
Permanent vacancies in South Wales with a recognized job title 1381 2169 2411
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.22% 98.06% 98.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1230 1939 2070
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,369
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +6.03% +1.05%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,439 £55,250 £52,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings that featured Linux Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Administrator 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 in South Wales.

Salary trend for Linux Administrator in South Wales

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport - 1 £31,500 -
Linux Administrator
Wales

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Linux Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk