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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 178 189 177
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 8 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.21% 0.17% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.18% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 1
Average salary £33,750 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.62% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +1.20%
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
3688 3930 3658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.77% 95.11% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3092 3263 3203
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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
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 3 September 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 3 September 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 - 3 £32,500 -
Stockport - 1 £30,000 -
Linux Systems Administrator
North West

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (76.19%) MySQL
3 11 (52.38%) Perl
4 10 (47.62%) Apache
4 10 (47.62%) Debian
4 10 (47.62%) LAMP
4 10 (47.62%) Open Source
5 9 (42.86%) Red Hat
6 8 (38.10%) Nagios
7 7 (33.33%) DNS
7 7 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (33.33%) Bash Shell
7 7 (33.33%) Puppet
8 6 (28.57%) nginx
8 6 (28.57%) PHP
9 5 (23.81%) Python
9 5 (23.81%) FTP
9 5 (23.81%) RHCE
9 5 (23.81%) RHCA
9 5 (23.81%) CentOS
10 4 (19.05%) Cacti
10 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (19.05%) Cisco
10 4 (19.05%) Web Services
10 4 (19.05%) UNIX
10 4 (19.05%) Docker
11 3 (14.29%) Windows
11 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
11 3 (14.29%) Ansible
11 3 (14.29%) Network Monitoring

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 10 (47.62%) Apache
2 6 (28.57%) nginx
3 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.76%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.52%) Route 53
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon S3
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) DNS
2 5 (23.81%) FTP
3 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 2 (9.52%) VPN
4 2 (9.52%) OpenVPN
4 2 (9.52%) PPTP
4 2 (9.52%) IPsec
5 1 (4.76%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (76.19%) MySQL
2 7 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) LAMP
2 4 (19.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Clustering
1 2 (9.52%) Cryptography
1 2 (9.52%) PKI
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (47.62%) Debian
3 5 (23.81%) CentOS
4 4 (19.05%) UNIX
5 3 (14.29%) Windows
5 3 (14.29%) Solaris
5 3 (14.29%) SUSE
5 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (9.52%) Fedora
6 2 (9.52%) Ubuntu
6 2 (9.52%) Tru64
6 2 (9.52%) AIX
6 2 (9.52%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Open Source
2 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (9.52%) DevOps
3 2 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (9.52%) SDLC
3 2 (9.52%) TDD
3 2 (9.52%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Scrum
3 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (9.52%) Analytics
3 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) Perl
2 7 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 6 (28.57%) PHP
4 5 (23.81%) Python
5 2 (9.52%) C++
5 2 (9.52%) Java
6 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) RHCE
1 5 (23.81%) RHCA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Docker
2 2 (9.52%) Samba
3 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) Nagios
2 7 (33.33%) Puppet
3 4 (19.05%) Cacti
4 3 (14.29%) Munin
4 3 (14.29%) Vagrant
4 3 (14.29%) Ansible
5 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (4.76%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco
3 2 (9.52%) Sun
4 1 (4.76%) Juniper
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Rackspace
4 1 (4.76%) New Relic
4 1 (4.76%) SaltStack
Oldham, Lancashire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 5 days ago