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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 168 168 169
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 14 17 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.40% 0.43% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.45% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 12 17 27
Average salary £42,250 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.71% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,300 £43,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
3388 3749 3957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.63% 94.98% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2767 3103 3409
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 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (72.41%) Puppet
3 17 (58.62%) MySQL
4 15 (51.72%) Nagios
5 13 (44.83%) Apache
5 13 (44.83%) CentOS
6 12 (41.38%) PHP
7 11 (37.93%) Red Hat
8 10 (34.48%) DevOps
8 10 (34.48%) Bash Shell
9 8 (27.59%) nginx
9 8 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (27.59%) LAMP
10 7 (24.14%) Debian
10 7 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
10 7 (24.14%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (20.69%) C++
12 5 (17.24%) HTML
12 5 (17.24%) Perl
12 5 (17.24%) CSS
12 5 (17.24%) Python
12 5 (17.24%) IPsec
12 5 (17.24%) DNS
12 5 (17.24%) PKI
12 5 (17.24%) Cryptography
12 5 (17.24%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (17.24%) Amazon S3
12 5 (17.24%) OpenVPN
12 5 (17.24%) Big Data

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 13 (44.83%) Apache
2 8 (27.59%) nginx
3 4 (13.79%) WordPress
4 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (17.24%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (17.24%) Amazon S3
3 3 (10.34%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (10.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (10.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (10.34%) SaaS
4 1 (3.45%) Route 53
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) DNS
1 5 (17.24%) IPsec
1 5 (17.24%) OpenVPN
2 3 (10.34%) Internet
2 3 (10.34%) FTP
2 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.45%) VPN
3 1 (3.45%) SAN
3 1 (3.45%) VLAN
3 1 (3.45%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (3.45%) NAS
3 1 (3.45%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (58.62%) MySQL
2 5 (17.24%) Big Data
3 3 (10.34%) Aerospike
3 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) LAMP
2 5 (17.24%) HTML
2 5 (17.24%) CSS
3 3 (10.34%) Web Services
3 3 (10.34%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (3.45%) Regular Expression
4 1 (3.45%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Cryptography
1 5 (17.24%) PKI
2 4 (13.79%) Open Source
3 1 (3.45%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (44.83%) CentOS
3 7 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (24.14%) Debian
4 4 (13.79%) Android
4 4 (13.79%) Apple iOS
5 3 (10.34%) Ubuntu
5 3 (10.34%) UNIX
6 2 (6.90%) Windows
6 2 (6.90%) SUSE
6 2 (6.90%) Fedora
7 1 (3.45%) FreeNAS
7 1 (3.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) DevOps
2 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
3 5 (17.24%) Analytics
4 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
4 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
4 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.90%) Migration
6 1 (3.45%) Scrum
6 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.45%) TDD
6 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.45%) OOP
6 1 (3.45%) Software Licensing
6 1 (3.45%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) PHP
2 10 (34.48%) Bash Shell
3 6 (20.69%) C++
4 5 (17.24%) Perl
4 5 (17.24%) Python
5 4 (13.79%) C
6 2 (6.90%) Ruby
7 1 (3.45%) SQL
7 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) RHCE
1 3 (10.34%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Docker
2 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (72.41%) Puppet
2 15 (51.72%) Nagios
3 7 (24.14%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (10.34%) Ansible
4 3 (10.34%) Cacti
5 1 (3.45%) logstash
5 1 (3.45%) Kibana
5 1 (3.45%) ZABBIX
5 1 (3.45%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Red Hat
2 4 (13.79%) Apple
3 2 (6.90%) VMware
3 2 (6.90%) Percona
4 1 (3.45%) Rackspace
4 1 (3.45%) New Relic
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) NetApp
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire
Duval Associates Ltd
Salary: £27,000 - £40,000 depending on experience - Superb career role!
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
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Salary: £37000 - £47000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago