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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 189 175 175
Rank change year-on-year
-14 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 2 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.050% 0.054% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.058% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 5
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £42,500 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £42,500 £48,300
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +18.57%
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
3840 3470 3654
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.40% 94.11% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3228 3003 3221
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £23,000
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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (83.33%) PHP
3 9 (50.00%) MySQL
4 8 (44.44%) Red Hat
5 7 (38.89%) Web Services
5 7 (38.89%) CentOS
6 6 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
6 6 (33.33%) Hadoop
6 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (33.33%) NoSQL
6 6 (33.33%) SQL
6 6 (33.33%) C
6 6 (33.33%) C++
6 6 (33.33%) VPN
6 6 (33.33%) Nagios
6 6 (33.33%) Python
6 6 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (27.78%) Ruby
7 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
7 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
7 5 (27.78%) OpenStack
8 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (22.22%) Puppet
8 4 (22.22%) Apache
9 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
9 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
9 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (16.67%) LAMP
10 2 (11.11%) VMware
10 2 (11.11%) Automotive

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 5 (27.78%) OpenStack
2 4 (22.22%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) VPN
2 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) MySQL
2 6 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 6 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (11.11%) Automotive
2 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) Web Services
2 3 (16.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) HACMP
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
2 1 (5.56%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (38.89%) CentOS
3 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Tru64
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Windows
4 1 (5.56%) AIX
4 1 (5.56%) HPUX
4 1 (5.56%) Solaris
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
1 6 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
3 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) PHP
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) C
2 6 (33.33%) C++
2 6 (33.33%) Python
3 5 (27.78%) Ruby
3 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) RHCE
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.56%) PowerHA
1 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Nagios
2 4 (22.22%) Puppet
3 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (5.56%) logstash
3 1 (5.56%) Kibana
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Red Hat
2 2 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Symantec
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Sun
3 1 (5.56%) HP
Manchester, Lancashire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago