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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 171 178 156
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 14 6 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.39% 0.15% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.16% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 28
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,750 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
3462 3772 3961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.69% 95.04% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2824 3138 3420
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 £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 28 April 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 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (69.23%) Puppet
3 16 (61.54%) Nagios
4 15 (57.69%) MySQL
5 11 (42.31%) CentOS
6 10 (38.46%) PHP
6 10 (38.46%) Apache
7 9 (34.62%) Red Hat
7 9 (34.62%) DevOps
8 8 (30.77%) Bash Shell
9 7 (26.92%) LAMP
9 7 (26.92%) nginx
10 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (23.08%) Debian
10 6 (23.08%) Configuration Management
10 6 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (19.23%) Big Data
11 5 (19.23%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (19.23%) Amazon S3
12 4 (15.38%) Android
12 4 (15.38%) Cryptography
12 4 (15.38%) PKI
12 4 (15.38%) WordPress
12 4 (15.38%) Apple
12 4 (15.38%) Python
12 4 (15.38%) IPsec
12 4 (15.38%) DNS
12 4 (15.38%) Perl
12 4 (15.38%) CSS

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 10 (38.46%) Apache
2 7 (26.92%) nginx
3 4 (15.38%) WordPress
4 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (19.23%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (19.23%) Amazon S3
3 3 (11.54%) SaaS
3 3 (11.54%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (11.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (11.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) DNS
1 4 (15.38%) IPsec
1 4 (15.38%) OpenVPN
2 3 (11.54%) Internet
2 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.69%) FTP
4 1 (3.85%) SAN
4 1 (3.85%) VLAN
4 1 (3.85%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (3.85%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (57.69%) MySQL
2 5 (19.23%) Big Data
3 3 (11.54%) Aerospike
4 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) LAMP
2 4 (15.38%) HTML
2 4 (15.38%) CSS
3 3 (11.54%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (7.69%) Web Services
5 1 (3.85%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (3.85%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Cryptography
1 4 (15.38%) PKI
2 3 (11.54%) Open Source
3 1 (3.85%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (42.31%) CentOS
3 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (23.08%) Debian
4 4 (15.38%) Android
4 4 (15.38%) Apple iOS
5 3 (11.54%) Ubuntu
5 3 (11.54%) UNIX
6 2 (7.69%) Windows
6 2 (7.69%) SUSE
6 2 (7.69%) Fedora
7 1 (3.85%) FreeNAS
7 1 (3.85%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) DevOps
2 6 (23.08%) Configuration Management
3 4 (15.38%) Analytics
4 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
4 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
4 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.85%) Migration
5 1 (3.85%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) PHP
2 8 (30.77%) Bash Shell
3 4 (15.38%) Perl
3 4 (15.38%) Python
3 4 (15.38%) C
3 4 (15.38%) C++
4 2 (7.69%) Ruby
5 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) RHCE
1 2 (7.69%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (7.69%) Docker
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (69.23%) Puppet
2 16 (61.54%) Nagios
3 6 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (11.54%) Ansible
4 3 (11.54%) Cacti
5 1 (3.85%) ZABBIX
5 1 (3.85%) logstash
5 1 (3.85%) Kibana
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Red Hat
2 4 (15.38%) Apple
3 2 (7.69%) VMware
3 2 (7.69%) Percona
4 1 (3.85%) Rackspace
4 1 (3.85%) New Relic
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) NetApp
Manchester, Lancashire
Computer Futures - North (Permanent)
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits incl health
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £37000 - £47000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago