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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 166 175 182
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 13 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.40% 0.28% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.30% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 11
Average salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
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
3125 3663 3899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.27% 94.82% 95.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2554 3029 3369
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 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 26 May 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 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (68.97%) Puppet
3 17 (58.62%) MySQL
4 14 (48.28%) Nagios
5 12 (41.38%) Apache
5 12 (41.38%) CentOS
6 11 (37.93%) PHP
6 11 (37.93%) Red Hat
7 10 (34.48%) LAMP
7 10 (34.48%) Bash Shell
8 9 (31.03%) DevOps
8 9 (31.03%) nginx
8 9 (31.03%) Debian
9 7 (24.14%) DNS
9 7 (24.14%) Perl
9 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (20.69%) PKI
10 6 (20.69%) Cryptography
10 6 (20.69%) IPsec
10 6 (20.69%) C++
10 6 (20.69%) OpenVPN
10 6 (20.69%) Analytics
11 5 (17.24%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (17.24%) Big Data
11 5 (17.24%) Python
11 5 (17.24%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
11 5 (17.24%) FTP
11 5 (17.24%) RHCE

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 12 (41.38%) Apache
2 9 (31.03%) nginx
3 4 (13.79%) WordPress
4 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (13.79%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (13.79%) Amazon S3
3 3 (10.34%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (10.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (10.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (10.34%) SaaS
4 2 (6.90%) Route 53
4 2 (6.90%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) DNS
2 6 (20.69%) IPsec
2 6 (20.69%) OpenVPN
3 5 (17.24%) FTP
4 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
5 3 (10.34%) Internet
6 2 (6.90%) PPTP
6 2 (6.90%) VPN
7 1 (3.45%) SAN
7 1 (3.45%) VLAN
7 1 (3.45%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (3.45%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (58.62%) MySQL
2 5 (17.24%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (17.24%) Big Data
3 3 (10.34%) Aerospike
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) LAMP
2 4 (13.79%) HTML
2 4 (13.79%) CSS
3 3 (10.34%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (3.45%) Regular Expression
4 1 (3.45%) Web Services
4 1 (3.45%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Cryptography
1 6 (20.69%) PKI
2 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (41.38%) CentOS
3 9 (31.03%) Debian
4 6 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (13.79%) Apple iOS
5 4 (13.79%) Android
6 3 (10.34%) Ubuntu
7 2 (6.90%) Fedora
7 2 (6.90%) SUSE
7 2 (6.90%) UNIX
7 2 (6.90%) Windows
8 1 (3.45%) FreeNAS
8 1 (3.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) DevOps
2 6 (20.69%) Analytics
3 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
3 5 (17.24%) Open Source
4 4 (13.79%) SDLC
5 3 (10.34%) Server Building
5 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
5 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (10.34%) Migration
6 2 (6.90%) Scrum
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.90%) TDD
6 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
6 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (3.45%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) PHP
2 10 (34.48%) Bash Shell
3 7 (24.14%) Perl
4 6 (20.69%) C++
5 5 (17.24%) Python
6 4 (13.79%) C
7 1 (3.45%) Java
7 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) RHCE
1 5 (17.24%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Docker
2 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (68.97%) Puppet
2 14 (48.28%) Nagios
3 5 (17.24%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (10.34%) Ansible
5 2 (6.90%) Vagrant
5 2 (6.90%) Cacti
6 1 (3.45%) ZABBIX
6 1 (3.45%) logstash
6 1 (3.45%) Kibana
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Red Hat
2 4 (13.79%) Apple
3 2 (6.90%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) Percona
4 1 (3.45%) Rackspace
4 1 (3.45%) New Relic
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) NetApp
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