The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was - in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Linux System Administrator
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 94 97
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 0 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales - 0.56% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.58% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 2
Median salary - £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  

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

IT Job Roles
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 845 1216 1175
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 97.46% 98.14% 97.35%
Number of salaries quoted 739 1038 1030
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales that featured Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Systems Administrator 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 in South Wales.

Salary trend for Linux Systems Administrator in South Wales

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) CentOS
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (66.67%) Debian
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (33.33%) Kerberos
3 1 (33.33%) NFS
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Gentoo
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) Squid
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security

Linux Systems 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 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) nginx
2 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) GitHub
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
1 1 (33.33%) Kerberos
1 1 (33.33%) NAS
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
1 1 (33.33%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Bitbucket
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) CentOS
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Debian
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
3 1 (33.33%) Gentoo
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) NFS
1 1 (33.33%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle