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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux System Administrator
Rank 173 176 182
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 9 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.26% 0.39% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.40% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 7
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
3382 3501 3830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.63% 96.71% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2868 2857 3172
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 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 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (73.17%) MySQL
3 25 (60.98%) CentOS
4 24 (58.54%) Amazon AWS
5 23 (56.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (53.66%) Web Services
6 22 (53.66%) Java
7 21 (51.22%) Shell Script
7 21 (51.22%) E-Commerce
7 21 (51.22%) Puppet
8 20 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (48.78%) Network Design
8 20 (48.78%) Statistics
8 20 (48.78%) Change Management
8 20 (48.78%) Security Management
9 10 (24.39%) Apache
9 10 (24.39%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (19.51%) VMware
10 8 (19.51%) Perl
11 7 (17.07%) Red Hat
12 6 (14.63%) LAMP
12 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (14.63%) Bash Shell
12 6 (14.63%) nginx
12 6 (14.63%) LEMP Stack
12 6 (14.63%) LAPP Stack
13 5 (12.20%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (12.20%) Ubuntu
14 4 (9.76%) Hadoop
14 4 (9.76%) Firewall

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 10 (24.39%) Apache
2 6 (14.63%) nginx
3 2 (4.88%) Node.js
4 1 (2.44%) IIS
4 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 24 (58.54%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) Firewall
2 3 (7.32%) LDAP
2 3 (7.32%) SSH
2 3 (7.32%) SSL
2 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.88%) Network Security
3 2 (4.88%) VPN
4 1 (2.44%) Internet
4 1 (2.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (73.17%) MySQL
2 10 (24.39%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (9.76%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.44%) Big Data
General
1 1 (2.44%) Finance
1 1 (2.44%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (53.66%) Web Services
2 6 (14.63%) LAMP
2 6 (14.63%) LAPP Stack
2 6 (14.63%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (4.88%) .NET
4 1 (2.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (48.78%) Statistics
2 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (60.98%) CentOS
3 23 (56.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (12.20%) Ubuntu
5 3 (7.32%) Windows
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) E-Commerce
2 20 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (48.78%) Change Management
2 20 (48.78%) Network Design
2 20 (48.78%) Security Management
3 5 (12.20%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (4.88%) DevOps
4 2 (4.88%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (4.88%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (4.88%) Server Hardening
4 2 (4.88%) Web Operations
5 1 (2.44%) Data Management
5 1 (2.44%) DNA
5 1 (2.44%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 22 (53.66%) Java
2 21 (51.22%) Shell Script
3 8 (19.51%) Perl
4 6 (14.63%) Bash Shell
5 3 (7.32%) C++
5 3 (7.32%) PHP
6 2 (4.88%) C
6 2 (4.88%) C#
6 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.88%) Scala
6 2 (4.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) ISO27005
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (51.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) VMware
2 7 (17.07%) Red Hat
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle
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