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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 174 168 169
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 10 16 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.29% 0.44% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.46% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 18
Average salary £44,250 £42,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.11% +23.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,650 £40,000 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £46,850 £47,500 £42,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
3384 3492 3826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.63% 96.76% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2870 2848 3172
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 2016, 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 50 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (62.00%) MySQL
3 29 (58.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (50.00%) Java
4 25 (50.00%) CentOS
5 24 (48.00%) Amazon AWS
5 24 (48.00%) Puppet
5 24 (48.00%) E-Commerce
5 24 (48.00%) Shell Script
6 23 (46.00%) Change Management
7 22 (44.00%) Web Services
8 20 (40.00%) Security Management
8 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (40.00%) Statistics
8 20 (40.00%) Network Design
9 12 (24.00%) Red Hat
10 11 (22.00%) Apache
11 10 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (18.00%) VMware
12 9 (18.00%) LAMP
13 8 (16.00%) Perl
14 7 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 6 (12.00%) SSH
15 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
15 6 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
15 6 (12.00%) Bash Shell
15 6 (12.00%) nginx
15 6 (12.00%) LEMP Stack
15 6 (12.00%) LAPP Stack
16 5 (10.00%) Opscode Chef

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 11 (22.00%) Apache
2 6 (12.00%) nginx
3 4 (8.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.00%) Node.js
5 1 (2.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 24 (48.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) SSH
1 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (10.00%) Firewall
3 4 (8.00%) SSL
4 3 (6.00%) Ethernet
4 3 (6.00%) LDAP
5 2 (4.00%) Network Security
5 2 (4.00%) VPN
6 1 (2.00%) Internet
6 1 (2.00%) LAN
6 1 (2.00%) SAN
6 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (62.00%) MySQL
2 10 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (8.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Gradle
1 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (6.00%) Maven
General
1 4 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (44.00%) Web Services
2 9 (18.00%) LAMP
3 6 (12.00%) LAPP Stack
3 6 (12.00%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (4.00%) .NET
5 1 (2.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (40.00%) Statistics
2 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (58.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 25 (50.00%) CentOS
4 5 (10.00%) Ubuntu
5 4 (8.00%) Windows
6 3 (6.00%) AIX
6 3 (6.00%) Solaris
6 3 (6.00%) Unix
7 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.00%) E-Commerce
2 23 (46.00%) Change Management
3 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (40.00%) Network Design
3 20 (40.00%) Security Management
4 6 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (10.00%) DevOps
6 2 (4.00%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (4.00%) Server Hardening
6 2 (4.00%) Web Operations
7 1 (2.00%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.00%) Data Management
7 1 (2.00%) DNA
7 1 (2.00%) High Availability
7 1 (2.00%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (50.00%) Java
2 24 (48.00%) Shell Script
3 8 (16.00%) Perl
4 6 (12.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (8.00%) PHP
6 3 (6.00%) C++
7 2 (4.00%) C
7 2 (4.00%) C#
7 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.00%) Scala
7 2 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) ISO27005
System Software
1 7 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.00%) Docker
3 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 24 (48.00%) Puppet
2 5 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (24.00%) Red Hat
2 9 (18.00%) VMware
3 4 (8.00%) Oracle
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco
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