The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 169 170 189
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 11 16 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.31% 0.40% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.42% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 1
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Linux Systems 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
3402 3786 3910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.16% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2827 3135 3383
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 Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the Manchester region.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Manchester

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Manchester

Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 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 -
Stockport - 1 £30,000 -
Linux Systems Administrator
North West

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (66.67%) MySQL
3 14 (51.85%) Nagios
4 13 (48.15%) Puppet
5 12 (44.44%) Apache
5 12 (44.44%) LAMP
6 11 (40.74%) Perl
7 10 (37.04%) Red Hat
7 10 (37.04%) Debian
7 10 (37.04%) nginx
7 10 (37.04%) Open Source
8 8 (29.63%) DNS
9 7 (25.93%) PHP
9 7 (25.93%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (25.93%) CentOS
9 7 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (25.93%) Bash Shell
9 7 (25.93%) DevOps
10 6 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (18.52%) RHCA
11 5 (18.52%) FTP
11 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
11 5 (18.52%) Cisco
11 5 (18.52%) RHCE
11 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
11 5 (18.52%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (18.52%) Amazon S3
12 4 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (14.81%) Docker
12 4 (14.81%) Amazon CloudWatch

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (44.44%) Apache
2 10 (37.04%) nginx
3 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.70%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (18.52%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (18.52%) Amazon S3
3 4 (14.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (11.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (11.11%) SaaS
5 2 (7.41%) Route 53
5 2 (7.41%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (3.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) DNS
2 5 (18.52%) FTP
2 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
3 3 (11.11%) Internet
4 2 (7.41%) PPTP
4 2 (7.41%) IPsec
4 2 (7.41%) VPN
4 2 (7.41%) OpenVPN
5 1 (3.70%) SAN
5 1 (3.70%) VLAN
5 1 (3.70%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (3.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (66.67%) MySQL
2 7 (25.93%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (11.11%) Aerospike
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) LAMP
2 4 (14.81%) Web Services
3 3 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Clustering
1 2 (7.41%) Cryptography
1 2 (7.41%) PKI
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
2 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (37.04%) Debian
3 7 (25.93%) CentOS
4 6 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (14.81%) UNIX
6 3 (11.11%) Windows
6 3 (11.11%) Solaris
6 3 (11.11%) SUSE
7 2 (7.41%) Tru64
7 2 (7.41%) AIX
7 2 (7.41%) HPUX
7 2 (7.41%) Fedora
7 2 (7.41%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.70%) FreeNAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Open Source
2 7 (25.93%) DevOps
3 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
4 4 (14.81%) SDLC
5 3 (11.11%) Server Building
5 3 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (11.11%) Migration
5 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
6 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.41%) Analytics
6 2 (7.41%) TDD
6 2 (7.41%) Scrum
6 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) Perl
2 7 (25.93%) PHP
2 7 (25.93%) Bash Shell
3 4 (14.81%) Python
4 2 (7.41%) C++
4 2 (7.41%) Java
5 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) RHCE
1 5 (18.52%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Docker
2 2 (7.41%) Samba
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (51.85%) Nagios
2 13 (48.15%) Puppet
3 4 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (14.81%) Cacti
4 3 (11.11%) Munin
4 3 (11.11%) Ansible
4 3 (11.11%) Vagrant
5 1 (3.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Red Hat
2 5 (18.52%) Cisco
3 2 (7.41%) Sun
3 2 (7.41%) New Relic
4 1 (3.70%) SaltStack
4 1 (3.70%) Juniper
4 1 (3.70%) NetApp
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) Percona
4 1 (3.70%) Rackspace
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Career Progression
Posted: 2 days ago
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus, training, progression
Posted: 4 days ago