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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 184 172 171
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 7 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.17% 0.14% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.14% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 9
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £41,450 £34,300
10% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £42,500 £46,100
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +18.57%
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
3840 3470 3654
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.40% 94.11% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3228 3003 3221
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 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 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (51.72%) PHP
3 12 (41.38%) MySQL
4 11 (37.93%) Red Hat
5 10 (34.48%) CentOS
6 9 (31.03%) SQL
7 8 (27.59%) Apache
7 8 (27.59%) Web Services
7 8 (27.59%) UNIX
7 8 (27.59%) Bash Shell
8 7 (24.14%) NoSQL
8 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (24.14%) Problem Management
8 7 (24.14%) Change Management
9 6 (20.69%) Nagios
9 6 (20.69%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (20.69%) Ruby
9 6 (20.69%) C
9 6 (20.69%) C++
9 6 (20.69%) Python
9 6 (20.69%) VPN
9 6 (20.69%) Network Load Balancing
9 6 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (20.69%) Hadoop
10 5 (17.24%) Puppet
10 5 (17.24%) OpenStack
10 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
11 4 (13.79%) Windows
11 4 (13.79%) Perl
11 4 (13.79%) Load Balancing

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 8 (27.59%) Apache
2 5 (17.24%) OpenStack
3 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) VPN
2 3 (10.34%) SMTP
2 3 (10.34%) DHCP
2 3 (10.34%) HTTP
2 3 (10.34%) Kerberos
2 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.34%) DNS
2 3 (10.34%) LDAP
3 1 (3.45%) Network Security
3 1 (3.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) MySQL
2 7 (24.14%) NoSQL
3 6 (20.69%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Subversion
2 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.45%) Hudson
General
1 2 (6.90%) Automotive
2 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) Web Services
2 3 (10.34%) LAMP
2 3 (10.34%) CSS
2 3 (10.34%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Replication
2 1 (3.45%) HACMP
2 1 (3.45%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (34.48%) CentOS
3 8 (27.59%) UNIX
4 6 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (13.79%) Windows
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (3.45%) Tru64
6 1 (3.45%) AIX
6 1 (3.45%) HPUX
6 1 (3.45%) Solaris
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Problem Management
1 7 (24.14%) Change Management
2 6 (20.69%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (20.69%) Network Load Balancing
3 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
4 4 (13.79%) Load Balancing
5 3 (10.34%) Workflow
6 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.45%) Operations Management
6 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) PHP
2 9 (31.03%) SQL
3 8 (27.59%) Bash Shell
4 6 (20.69%) Ruby
4 6 (20.69%) C
4 6 (20.69%) C++
4 6 (20.69%) Python
5 4 (13.79%) Perl
6 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
6 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.45%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) RHCE
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) KVM
1 3 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (10.34%) Squid
1 3 (10.34%) Samba
1 3 (10.34%) NFS
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (3.45%) VirtualBox
3 1 (3.45%) PowerHA
3 1 (3.45%) Docker
3 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) Nagios
2 5 (17.24%) Puppet
3 1 (3.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (3.45%) Vagrant
3 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.45%) logstash
3 1 (3.45%) Kibana
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Red Hat
2 3 (10.34%) VMware
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) Symantec
4 1 (3.45%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) IBM
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) Sun
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