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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 147 182 173
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 29 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.89% 0.35% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.36% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 11
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £27,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,600 £45,500 £45,000
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
3129 3877 3610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.31% 96.47% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2594 3320 3140
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 +16 7 £35,000 -
Linux Systems Administrator
North West

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 45 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (64.44%) MySQL
3 23 (51.11%) CentOS
4 20 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (42.22%) Amazon AWS
5 19 (42.22%) Web Services
5 19 (42.22%) E-Commerce
5 19 (42.22%) Puppet
6 18 (40.00%) Shell Script
7 17 (37.78%) Change Management
7 17 (37.78%) Java
7 17 (37.78%) Network Design
7 17 (37.78%) Statistics
7 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (37.78%) Security Management
8 15 (33.33%) Apache
9 13 (28.89%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (22.22%) Red Hat
11 9 (20.00%) VMware
11 9 (20.00%) nginx
12 8 (17.78%) Perl
13 7 (15.56%) LAMP
13 7 (15.56%) Firewall
14 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
14 6 (13.33%) Ubuntu
14 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
14 6 (13.33%) DNS
14 6 (13.33%) Bash Shell
14 6 (13.33%) LEMP Stack
14 6 (13.33%) LAPP Stack

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 15 (33.33%) Apache
2 9 (20.00%) nginx
3 2 (4.44%) IIS
3 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 19 (42.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) Firewall
2 6 (13.33%) DNS
2 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.67%) DHCP
3 3 (6.67%) FTP
3 3 (6.67%) LDAP
3 3 (6.67%) SSH
3 3 (6.67%) SSL
3 3 (6.67%) VoIP
4 2 (4.44%) Network Security
4 2 (4.44%) VPN
5 1 (2.22%) Internet
5 1 (2.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (64.44%) MySQL
2 13 (28.89%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.44%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.22%) Big Data
General
1 1 (2.22%) Finance
1 1 (2.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (42.22%) Web Services
2 7 (15.56%) LAMP
3 6 (13.33%) LAPP Stack
3 6 (13.33%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (4.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (37.78%) Statistics
2 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (51.11%) CentOS
3 20 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (13.33%) Ubuntu
5 5 (11.11%) Windows
6 4 (8.89%) Debian
7 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) E-Commerce
2 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (37.78%) Change Management
2 17 (37.78%) Network Design
2 17 (37.78%) Security Management
3 5 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.44%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (4.44%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (4.44%) Server Hardening
6 1 (2.22%) Analytics
6 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.22%) Data Management
6 1 (2.22%) DNA
6 1 (2.22%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 17 (37.78%) Java
3 8 (17.78%) Perl
4 6 (13.33%) Bash Shell
5 4 (8.89%) PHP
6 3 (6.67%) C++
7 2 (4.44%) C
7 2 (4.44%) SQL
8 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) RHCA
1 3 (6.67%) RHCE
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) ISO27005
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (42.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 9 (20.00%) VMware
3 4 (8.89%) Oracle
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