The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 167 183 168
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 16 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.40% 0.024% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.026% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 16 1 7
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +28.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £42,500 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £42,500 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3788 3895 3650
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.44% 94.95% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3134 3373 3232
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Linux Systems Administrator
North West

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 30 July 2014.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Manchester

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (81.82%) PHP
3 12 (54.55%) MySQL
4 10 (45.45%) Python
4 10 (45.45%) Red Hat
4 10 (45.45%) CentOS
5 9 (40.91%) Nagios
5 9 (40.91%) Bash Shell
6 8 (36.36%) Ruby
7 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (31.82%) E-Commerce
7 7 (31.82%) C
7 7 (31.82%) C++
7 7 (31.82%) Web Services
7 7 (31.82%) OpenStack
8 6 (27.27%) SQL
8 6 (27.27%) VPN
8 6 (27.27%) Hadoop
8 6 (27.27%) Puppet
8 6 (27.27%) NoSQL
8 6 (27.27%) Network Load Balancing
8 6 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (22.73%) VMware
9 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (18.18%) Perl
10 4 (18.18%) Tomcat
11 3 (13.64%) Apache
11 3 (13.64%) RHCE
11 3 (13.64%) LAMP
11 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (31.82%) OpenStack
2 4 (18.18%) Tomcat
3 3 (13.64%) Apache
4 1 (4.55%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) CloudFront
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) VPN
2 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.55%) VoIP
3 1 (4.55%) IPv4
3 1 (4.55%) IPv6
3 1 (4.55%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) MySQL
2 6 (27.27%) Hadoop
2 6 (27.27%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon Redshift
General
1 2 (9.09%) Automotive
2 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) Web Services
2 3 (13.64%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Replication
2 1 (4.55%) HACMP
2 1 (4.55%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (45.45%) CentOS
3 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Debian
4 2 (9.09%) AIX
5 1 (4.55%) HPUX
5 1 (4.55%) Solaris
5 1 (4.55%) UNIX
5 1 (4.55%) Windows
5 1 (4.55%) Tru64
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.55%) SUSE
5 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) E-Commerce
2 6 (27.27%) Network Load Balancing
2 6 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.55%) Scrum
4 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) PHP
2 10 (45.45%) Python
3 9 (40.91%) Bash Shell
4 8 (36.36%) Ruby
5 7 (31.82%) C
5 7 (31.82%) C++
6 6 (27.27%) SQL
7 4 (18.18%) Perl
8 1 (4.55%) Java
8 1 (4.55%) C#
8 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) RHCE
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.55%) PowerHA
1 1 (4.55%) vSphere
1 1 (4.55%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (40.91%) Nagios
2 6 (27.27%) Puppet
3 3 (13.64%) logstash
3 3 (13.64%) Kibana
4 1 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 5 (22.73%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) BMC
3 1 (4.55%) IBM
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Sun
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Symantec
3 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
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