Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £36,500 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 19 November 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 148 157
Rank change year-on-year +9 +9 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 2 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.099% 0.42% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.44% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 8
Wales median annual salary £36,500 £42,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.12% +41.67% -9.09%
10th Percentile £30,750 £31,100 £20,125
90th Percentile £42,250 £43,750 £37,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £49,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year -8.16% +6.52% +4.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
Wales
Permanent vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 1973 2522 2699
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.43% 96.59% 98.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1714 2182 2276
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £22,825 £22,000 £22,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,250 £52,500
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Systems Administrator 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 in Wales.

Salary trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Wales

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator within the Wales region over the 6 months to 19 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
South Wales +25 1 £31,500 -25.88%
West Wales - 1 £41,500 - 3
Linux Systems Administrator
UK

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Wales region featuring Linux Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) AIX

Linux Systems 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%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Splunk
1 1 (50.00%) VMware