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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 158 160 195
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 20 23 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.59% 0.58% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.61% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 14 23 3
Average salary £42,250 £37,500 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.66% +53.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £20,900 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,800 £34,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
3197 3741 4097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.06% 94.09% 95.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2653 3098 3548
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 July 2015. 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 - 2 £32,500 -
Stockport - 1 £30,000 - 1
Linux Administrator
North West

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 20 (58.82%) MySQL
3 18 (52.94%) Puppet
4 15 (44.12%) Apache
4 15 (44.12%) Nagios
5 13 (38.24%) Red Hat
6 12 (35.29%) LAMP
7 11 (32.35%) Perl
7 11 (32.35%) Bash Shell
7 11 (32.35%) CentOS
7 11 (32.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (29.41%) PHP
8 10 (29.41%) Debian
9 9 (26.47%) nginx
9 9 (26.47%) Open Source
10 8 (23.53%) DevOps
10 8 (23.53%) UNIX
10 8 (23.53%) DNS
11 7 (20.59%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
12 6 (17.65%) Solaris
13 5 (14.71%) AIX
13 5 (14.71%) C++
13 5 (14.71%) FTP
13 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
13 5 (14.71%) Python
13 5 (14.71%) RHCE
13 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
13 5 (14.71%) VMware

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 15 (44.12%) Apache
2 9 (26.47%) nginx
3 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.88%) WordPress
4 1 (2.94%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (11.76%) Amazon S3
3 3 (8.82%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (8.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (8.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (8.82%) SaaS
4 2 (5.88%) Route 53
4 2 (5.88%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) DNS
2 5 (14.71%) FTP
2 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
3 4 (11.76%) IPsec
3 4 (11.76%) OpenVPN
4 3 (8.82%) Internet
5 2 (5.88%) PPTP
5 2 (5.88%) VPN
6 1 (2.94%) SAN
6 1 (2.94%) VLAN
6 1 (2.94%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (2.94%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (58.82%) MySQL
2 7 (20.59%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (8.82%) Big Data
3 3 (8.82%) Aerospike
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (11.76%) Retail
2 3 (8.82%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (35.29%) LAMP
2 3 (8.82%) HTML
2 3 (8.82%) CSS
2 3 (8.82%) Web Services
2 3 (8.82%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.94%) Regular Expression
3 1 (2.94%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Clustering
2 4 (11.76%) Cryptography
2 4 (11.76%) PKI
3 3 (8.82%) HACMP
4 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (32.35%) CentOS
2 11 (32.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (29.41%) Debian
4 8 (23.53%) UNIX
5 6 (17.65%) Solaris
6 5 (14.71%) AIX
7 3 (8.82%) Windows
7 3 (8.82%) SUSE
7 3 (8.82%) Ubuntu
8 2 (5.88%) Android
8 2 (5.88%) Fedora
8 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
8 2 (5.88%) Tru64
8 2 (5.88%) HPUX
9 1 (2.94%) FreeNAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Open Source
2 8 (23.53%) DevOps
3 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
4 4 (11.76%) SDLC
4 4 (11.76%) Analytics
5 3 (8.82%) Server Building
5 3 (8.82%) Change Management
5 3 (8.82%) Migration
5 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.82%) Load Balancing
5 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.88%) Data Protection
6 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.88%) Scrum
6 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.88%) TDD
6 2 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.94%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) Perl
1 11 (32.35%) Bash Shell
2 10 (29.41%) PHP
3 5 (14.71%) C++
3 5 (14.71%) Python
4 2 (5.88%) C
5 1 (2.94%) Ruby
5 1 (2.94%) Java
5 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) RHCE
1 5 (14.71%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (11.76%) Docker
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.88%) Samba
4 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (52.94%) Puppet
2 15 (44.12%) Nagios
3 6 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (8.82%) Ansible
4 3 (8.82%) Data Guard
4 3 (8.82%) Cacti
5 2 (5.88%) Munin
5 2 (5.88%) Vagrant
6 1 (2.94%) ZABBIX
6 1 (2.94%) logstash
6 1 (2.94%) Kibana
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Red Hat
2 5 (14.71%) VMware
3 4 (11.76%) Cisco
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle
4 3 (8.82%) HP
5 2 (5.88%) Apple
5 2 (5.88%) Sun
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.94%) Juniper
6 1 (2.94%) NetApp
6 1 (2.94%) Percona
6 1 (2.94%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.94%) New Relic
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus, training, progression
Posted: 20 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Career Progression
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 20 days ago