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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 176 179 183
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 9 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.025% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.026% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 5
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £42,500 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £42,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,350 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.87% +14.28%
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
3850 3820 3695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.76% 94.65% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3171 3330 3243
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 2014.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Manchester

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (75.00%) PHP
3 10 (50.00%) MySQL
3 10 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 8 (40.00%) Web Services
4 8 (40.00%) CentOS
5 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (35.00%) Python
5 7 (35.00%) C
5 7 (35.00%) C++
6 6 (30.00%) SQL
6 6 (30.00%) Nagios
6 6 (30.00%) VPN
6 6 (30.00%) Hadoop
6 6 (30.00%) NoSQL
6 6 (30.00%) Network Load Balancing
6 6 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (30.00%) Bash Shell
7 5 (25.00%) OpenStack
7 5 (25.00%) Ruby
7 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
8 4 (20.00%) Apache
8 4 (20.00%) Puppet
9 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
9 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
9 3 (15.00%) VMware
9 3 (15.00%) LAMP
10 2 (10.00%) Automotive
10 2 (10.00%) Tomcat

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 5 (25.00%) OpenStack
2 4 (20.00%) Apache
3 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) CloudFront
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) VPN
2 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) VoIP
3 1 (5.00%) IPv4
3 1 (5.00%) IPv6
3 1 (5.00%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) MySQL
2 6 (30.00%) Hadoop
2 6 (30.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 2 (10.00%) Automotive
2 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) Web Services
2 3 (15.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) HACMP
1 1 (5.00%) Replication
1 1 (5.00%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (40.00%) CentOS
3 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (10.00%) AIX
5 1 (5.00%) HPUX
5 1 (5.00%) Solaris
5 1 (5.00%) UNIX
5 1 (5.00%) Windows
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.00%) Tru64
5 1 (5.00%) SUSE
5 1 (5.00%) Debian
5 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
1 6 (30.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.00%) Scrum
4 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) PHP
2 7 (35.00%) Python
2 7 (35.00%) C
2 7 (35.00%) C++
3 6 (30.00%) SQL
3 6 (30.00%) Bash Shell
4 5 (25.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) Perl
5 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) RHCE
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (5.00%) vSphere
1 1 (5.00%) Varnish
1 1 (5.00%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Nagios
2 4 (20.00%) Puppet
3 1 (5.00%) logstash
3 1 (5.00%) Kibana
3 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (15.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Symantec
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Sun
3 1 (5.00%) HP
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