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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 185 174 177
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 10 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.24% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.11% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 7
Average salary £33,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £41,300 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £42,500 £47,200
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.86% +7.33%
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
3949 3512 3690
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.04% 94.36% 97.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3349 3034 3278
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £24,000
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
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 21 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 21 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 21 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%) 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
6 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.94%) SSH
6 1 (2.94%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.94%) Network Security
6 1 (2.94%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) MySQL
2 7 (20.59%) NoSQL
3 6 (17.65%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
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
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Subversion
2 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.94%) Hudson
General
1 2 (5.88%) Automotive
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
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%) BBC
2 1 (2.94%) Replication
2 1 (2.94%) HACMP
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%) Debian
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.94%) Tru64
6 1 (2.94%) AIX
6 1 (2.94%) HPUX
6 1 (2.94%) Solaris
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.94%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
1 6 (17.65%) Network Load Balancing
1 6 (17.65%) Problem Management
1 6 (17.65%) E-Commerce
1 6 (17.65%) Change Management
2 4 (11.76%) Load Balancing
3 3 (8.82%) Workflow
4 1 (2.94%) ITSM
4 1 (2.94%) Service Management
4 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL
4 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.94%) Operations Management
4 1 (2.94%) Network Architecture
4 1 (2.94%) DevOps
4 1 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (2.94%) High Availability
4 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) PHP
2 9 (26.47%) SQL
3 8 (23.53%) Bash Shell
4 6 (17.65%) Ruby
4 6 (17.65%) Perl
4 6 (17.65%) C
4 6 (17.65%) C++
4 6 (17.65%) Python
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%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) Samba
2 3 (8.82%) NFS
2 3 (8.82%) Squid
2 3 (8.82%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (8.82%) KVM
3 1 (2.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.94%) vSphere
3 1 (2.94%) Docker
3 1 (2.94%) VirtualBox
3 1 (2.94%) Kamailio
3 1 (2.94%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) Puppet
1 6 (17.65%) Nagios
2 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.94%) Cacti
2 1 (2.94%) logstash
2 1 (2.94%) Kibana
2 1 (2.94%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Red Hat
2 6 (17.65%) VMware
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) HP
4 1 (2.94%) Dell
4 1 (2.94%) Symantec
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco
4 1 (2.94%) IBM
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) Sun
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