The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was - in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

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

Linux Administrator
UK / Wales
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 100 103
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 0 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales - 0.30% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.30% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 2
Median salary - £45,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +42.85%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.87% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in 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
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1045 1331 1354
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 95.96% 98.45% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 863 1124 1155
Median salary £38,500 £36,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.47% -1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Administrator 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 in Wales.

Salary trend for Linux Administrator in Wales

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Wales region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Debian
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) LPAR
2 1 (50.00%) nginx
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (50.00%) GitHub
2 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Gentoo
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) HPUX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) nginx
1 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) GitHub
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
General
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) Debian
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Gentoo
2 1 (50.00%) HPUX
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) VMware