The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 166 152 162
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 20 37 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.49% 0.90% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.94% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 19 32 6
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £30,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £41,000 £33,250
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +3.22%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3838 3919 3639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.84% 95.52% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3197 3379 3291
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Linux Administrator
North West

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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram 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 18 April 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
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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
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Linux Administrator
North West

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (48.28%) CentOS
2 14 (48.28%) MySQL
3 13 (44.83%) UNIX
3 13 (44.83%) Python
3 13 (44.83%) Red Hat
4 12 (41.38%) Nagios
4 12 (41.38%) PHP
4 12 (41.38%) Ruby
5 10 (34.48%) RHCE
5 10 (34.48%) OpenStack
6 9 (31.03%) Change Management
7 8 (27.59%) Problem Management
8 7 (24.14%) Bash Shell
8 7 (24.14%) Perl
9 6 (20.69%) Tomcat
9 6 (20.69%) VMware
9 6 (20.69%) SolarWinds
10 5 (17.24%) Puppet
10 5 (17.24%) Replication
10 5 (17.24%) Debian
10 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
11 4 (13.79%) Windows
11 4 (13.79%) AIX
11 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (13.79%) Ubuntu
12 3 (10.34%) Firewall
12 3 (10.34%) Clustering
12 3 (10.34%) HPUX
12 3 (10.34%) Solaris

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (34.48%) OpenStack
2 6 (20.69%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.90%) Apache
4 1 (3.45%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) CloudFront
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) IPv4
2 1 (3.45%) IPv6
2 1 (3.45%) LDAP
2 1 (3.45%) VoIP
2 1 (3.45%) FTP
2 1 (3.45%) DNS
2 1 (3.45%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (48.28%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Replication
2 3 (10.34%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (48.28%) CentOS
3 13 (44.83%) UNIX
4 5 (17.24%) Debian
5 4 (13.79%) Windows
5 4 (13.79%) AIX
5 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (13.79%) Ubuntu
6 3 (10.34%) HPUX
6 3 (10.34%) Solaris
6 3 (10.34%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (6.90%) Fedora
8 1 (3.45%) SUSE
8 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Change Management
2 8 (27.59%) Problem Management
3 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
4 3 (10.34%) ERP
4 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.45%) Scrum
5 1 (3.45%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) Python
2 12 (41.38%) PHP
2 12 (41.38%) Ruby
3 7 (24.14%) Bash Shell
3 7 (24.14%) Perl
4 1 (3.45%) C
4 1 (3.45%) C#
4 1 (3.45%) C++
4 1 (3.45%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) Tcl
4 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) RHCE
2 1 (3.45%) RHCT
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Xen
1 1 (3.45%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (41.38%) Nagios
2 5 (17.24%) Puppet
3 1 (3.45%) Plesk
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Red Hat
2 6 (20.69%) VMware
2 6 (20.69%) SolarWinds
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle
4 2 (6.90%) HP
5 1 (3.45%) NETGEAR
5 1 (3.45%) BMC
Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago