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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 171 168 167
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 12 11 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.31% 0.29% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.31% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 16
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,350 £45,000 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
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
3719 3562 4180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.04% 94.89% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3219 3110 3712
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
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 28 January 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 28 January 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 - 1 - - 1
Linux Systems Administrator
North West

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (57.89%) MySQL
3 9 (47.37%) Puppet
4 8 (42.11%) CentOS
4 8 (42.11%) Apache
5 7 (36.84%) Nagios
5 7 (36.84%) PHP
6 6 (31.58%) UNIX
6 6 (31.58%) Bash Shell
7 5 (26.32%) Big Data
7 5 (26.32%) Windows
8 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
8 4 (21.05%) Apple
8 4 (21.05%) CSS
8 4 (21.05%) C
8 4 (21.05%) C++
8 4 (21.05%) HTML
8 4 (21.05%) Android
8 4 (21.05%) WordPress
8 4 (21.05%) IPsec
8 4 (21.05%) PKI
8 4 (21.05%) Cryptography
8 4 (21.05%) VMware
8 4 (21.05%) Analytics
8 4 (21.05%) DevOps
8 4 (21.05%) OpenVPN
8 4 (21.05%) Apple iOS
9 3 (15.79%) Cacti
9 3 (15.79%) Perl
9 3 (15.79%) Web Services

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 8 (42.11%) Apache
2 4 (21.05%) WordPress
3 2 (10.53%) nginx
4 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) IPsec
1 4 (21.05%) OpenVPN
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (5.26%) RTP
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) PSTN
3 1 (5.26%) VoIP
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
3 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) MRTG
3 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
3 1 (5.26%) SSH
3 1 (5.26%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) MySQL
2 5 (26.32%) Big Data
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) HTML
1 4 (21.05%) CSS
2 3 (15.79%) Web Services
3 2 (10.53%) LAMP
4 1 (5.26%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (5.26%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Cryptography
1 4 (21.05%) PKI
2 2 (10.53%) BBC
3 1 (5.26%) Open Source
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (42.11%) CentOS
3 6 (31.58%) UNIX
4 5 (26.32%) Windows
5 4 (21.05%) Android
5 4 (21.05%) Apple iOS
6 2 (10.53%) Mac OS
7 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (5.26%) Debian
7 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Analytics
1 4 (21.05%) DevOps
2 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.26%) Service Management
3 1 (5.26%) ITSM
3 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
3 1 (5.26%) High Availability
3 1 (5.26%) Software Licensing
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) PHP
2 6 (31.58%) Bash Shell
3 4 (21.05%) C
3 4 (21.05%) C++
4 3 (15.79%) Perl
4 3 (15.79%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.26%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) Puppet
2 7 (36.84%) Nagios
3 3 (15.79%) Cacti
4 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (5.26%) logstash
5 1 (5.26%) Kibana
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
1 4 (21.05%) Apple
1 4 (21.05%) VMware
2 1 (5.26%) Percona
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco
2 1 (5.26%) Dell
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