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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 159 159 187
Rank change year-on-year
0 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 21 24 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.58% 0.60% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.64% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 15 24 3
Average salary £42,500 £35,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.71% -13.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,850 £38,200
10% offered a salary of more than £43,100 £45,700 £42,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -
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
3426 3771 3944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.27% 94.46% 94.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2837 3105 3419
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 £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 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 - 3 £32,500 - 1
Stockport - 1 £30,000 -
Linux Administrator
North West

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 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 33 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (57.58%) MySQL
3 15 (45.45%) Nagios
4 13 (39.39%) Apache
4 13 (39.39%) Puppet
5 12 (36.36%) LAMP
6 11 (33.33%) Perl
6 11 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (30.30%) nginx
7 10 (30.30%) Open Source
7 10 (30.30%) Debian
7 10 (30.30%) Red Hat
8 9 (27.27%) UNIX
9 8 (24.24%) Solaris
9 8 (24.24%) DNS
9 8 (24.24%) CentOS
9 8 (24.24%) Bash Shell
10 7 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (21.21%) DevOps
10 7 (21.21%) AIX
10 7 (21.21%) PHP
10 7 (21.21%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (21.21%) Clustering
11 6 (18.18%) VMware
11 6 (18.18%) HP
11 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (15.15%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (15.15%) Amazon S3
12 5 (15.15%) Data Guard
12 5 (15.15%) Opscode Chef

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 13 (39.39%) Apache
2 10 (30.30%) nginx
3 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.03%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (15.15%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (15.15%) Amazon S3
3 4 (12.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (9.09%) SaaS
5 2 (6.06%) Route 53
5 2 (6.06%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (3.03%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) DNS
2 5 (15.15%) FTP
2 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.09%) Internet
4 2 (6.06%) PPTP
4 2 (6.06%) IPsec
4 2 (6.06%) VPN
4 2 (6.06%) OpenVPN
5 1 (3.03%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (3.03%) NAS
5 1 (3.03%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (3.03%) SAN
5 1 (3.03%) GSM
5 1 (3.03%) PBX
5 1 (3.03%) PSTN
5 1 (3.03%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (57.58%) MySQL
2 7 (21.21%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (9.09%) Aerospike
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 5 (15.15%) Banking
1 5 (15.15%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) LAMP
2 4 (12.12%) Web Services
3 3 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (3.03%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Clustering
2 5 (15.15%) HACMP
3 2 (6.06%) PKI
3 2 (6.06%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.03%) User Experience
4 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (30.30%) Debian
4 9 (27.27%) UNIX
5 8 (24.24%) Solaris
5 8 (24.24%) CentOS
6 7 (21.21%) AIX
7 4 (12.12%) SUSE
8 3 (9.09%) Windows
9 2 (6.06%) Tru64
9 2 (6.06%) Ubuntu
9 2 (6.06%) Fedora
9 2 (6.06%) HPUX
10 1 (3.03%) FreeNAS
10 1 (3.03%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Open Source
2 7 (21.21%) DevOps
3 5 (15.15%) Change Management
3 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
4 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.12%) SDLC
5 3 (9.09%) Server Building
5 3 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 3 (9.09%) Scrum
5 3 (9.09%) Migration
6 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
6 2 (6.06%) TDD
6 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.06%) Analytics
6 2 (6.06%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (3.03%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) Perl
2 8 (24.24%) Bash Shell
3 7 (21.21%) PHP
4 4 (12.12%) Python
5 2 (6.06%) Ruby
5 2 (6.06%) C++
5 2 (6.06%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) RHCE
1 5 (15.15%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.15%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (12.12%) Docker
4 2 (6.06%) Samba
5 1 (3.03%) Kamailio
5 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (45.45%) Nagios
2 13 (39.39%) Puppet
3 5 (15.15%) Data Guard
3 5 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (12.12%) Cacti
5 3 (9.09%) Ansible
5 3 (9.09%) Munin
5 3 (9.09%) Vagrant
6 1 (3.03%) Graphite
6 1 (3.03%) Opsview
6 1 (3.03%) ZABBIX
6 1 (3.03%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Red Hat
2 6 (18.18%) VMware
2 6 (18.18%) HP
3 5 (15.15%) Cisco
3 5 (15.15%) Oracle
4 2 (6.06%) Sun
4 2 (6.06%) New Relic
5 1 (3.03%) SaltStack
5 1 (3.03%) Rackspace
5 1 (3.03%) Percona
5 1 (3.03%) Dell
5 1 (3.03%) Juniper
5 1 (3.03%) NetApp
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
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