The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 177 181 172
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 10 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.24% 0.080% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.085% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 7
Average salary £33,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.17% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £42,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £42,500 £48,700
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
Linux Administrator
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3962 3531 3633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.01% 94.34% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3341 3052 3226
Average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in Manchester

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Salford - 1 - - 1
Linux Administrator
North West

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Linux 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 Administrator in their job title.

1 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (44.12%) PHP
3 13 (38.24%) MySQL
4 12 (35.29%) Apache
5 11 (32.35%) UNIX
6 10 (29.41%) Web Services
6 10 (29.41%) Red Hat
7 9 (26.47%) SQL
7 9 (26.47%) CentOS
8 8 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (23.53%) Bash Shell
8 8 (23.53%) Windows
9 7 (20.59%) NoSQL
10 6 (17.65%) Puppet
10 6 (17.65%) Hadoop
10 6 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (17.65%) Ruby
10 6 (17.65%) Network Load Balancing
10 6 (17.65%) Problem Management
10 6 (17.65%) Perl
10 6 (17.65%) C
10 6 (17.65%) C++
10 6 (17.65%) Python
10 6 (17.65%) E-Commerce
10 6 (17.65%) VPN
10 6 (17.65%) Nagios
10 6 (17.65%) Change Management
10 6 (17.65%) VMware
11 5 (14.71%) DNS
11 5 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Linux 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 Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (35.29%) Apache
2 5 (14.71%) OpenStack
3 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.94%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 8 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) VPN
2 5 (14.71%) DNS
3 4 (11.76%) DHCP
3 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.82%) SMTP
4 3 (8.82%) HTTP
4 3 (8.82%) Kerberos
4 3 (8.82%) LDAP
5 2 (5.88%) Firewall
6 1 (2.94%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.94%) SSH
6 1 (2.94%) Network Security
6 1 (2.94%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (2.94%) MRTG
6 1 (2.94%) SAN
6 1 (2.94%) Internet
6 1 (2.94%) RTP
6 1 (2.94%) PSTN
6 1 (2.94%) VoIP
6 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) MySQL
2 7 (20.59%) NoSQL
3 6 (17.65%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Subversion
2 1 (2.94%) Hudson
2 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (5.88%) Automotive
2 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) Web Services
2 3 (8.82%) LAMP
2 3 (8.82%) HTML
2 3 (8.82%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) HACMP
2 1 (2.94%) BBC
2 1 (2.94%) Replication
2 1 (2.94%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (32.35%) UNIX
3 9 (26.47%) CentOS
4 8 (23.53%) Windows
5 5 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.94%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.94%) AIX
6 1 (2.94%) HPUX
6 1 (2.94%) Solaris
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.94%) Tru64
6 1 (2.94%) Debian
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) E-Commerce
1 6 (17.65%) Change Management
1 6 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
1 6 (17.65%) Network Load Balancing
1 6 (17.65%) Problem Management
2 4 (11.76%) Load Balancing
3 3 (8.82%) Workflow
4 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.94%) Operations Management
4 1 (2.94%) ITSM
4 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.94%) Service Management
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL
4 1 (2.94%) Network Architecture
4 1 (2.94%) High Availability
4 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (2.94%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) PHP
2 9 (26.47%) SQL
3 8 (23.53%) Bash Shell
4 6 (17.65%) Perl
4 6 (17.65%) Python
4 6 (17.65%) C
4 6 (17.65%) C++
4 6 (17.65%) Ruby
5 4 (11.76%) Shell Script
6 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.94%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) RHCE
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.82%) KVM
2 3 (8.82%) NFS
2 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) Samba
2 3 (8.82%) Squid
2 3 (8.82%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.94%) VirtualBox
3 1 (2.94%) Kamailio
3 1 (2.94%) PowerHA
3 1 (2.94%) Docker
3 1 (2.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) Puppet
1 6 (17.65%) Nagios
2 1 (2.94%) Cacti
2 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.94%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.94%) logstash
2 1 (2.94%) Kibana
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Red Hat
2 6 (17.65%) VMware
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco
4 1 (2.94%) IBM
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) Sun
4 1 (2.94%) HP
4 1 (2.94%) Dell
4 1 (2.94%) Symantec
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