The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £35,750 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux Administrator
North West / Manchester
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 166 170
Rank change year-on-year -17 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 22 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.55% 0.32% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.32% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 22 2 11
Median salary £35,750 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.80% -3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,550 £41,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3853 3385 3496
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.13% 97.78% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3256 2870 2848
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester that featured Linux Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Administrator in Manchester

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in Manchester.

Salary trend for Linux Administrator in Manchester

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in Manchester over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Administrator in Manchester

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheadle - 2 £30,000 -
Stockport - 1 £28,000 -
Linux Administrator
North West

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, Linux Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (66.67%) VMware
3 14 (51.85%) Red Hat
4 12 (44.44%) Unix
4 12 (44.44%) CentOS
5 10 (37.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (33.33%) Windows
6 9 (33.33%) SQL
6 9 (33.33%) MySQL
6 9 (33.33%) Solaris
6 9 (33.33%) DevOps
7 8 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (29.63%) Bash Shell
7 8 (29.63%) Puppet
7 8 (29.63%) Nagios
7 8 (29.63%) AIX
7 8 (29.63%) HPUX
8 7 (25.93%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
9 6 (22.22%) Perl
9 6 (22.22%) SAN
9 6 (22.22%) LAMP
9 6 (22.22%) Debian
10 5 (18.52%) Clustering
10 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (18.52%) IBM
10 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
10 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
10 5 (18.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 5 (18.52%) Private Cloud

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.81%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) SAN
2 2 (7.41%) DNS
3 1 (3.70%) LDAP
3 1 (3.70%) NAS
3 1 (3.70%) OpenVPN
3 1 (3.70%) VoIP
3 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) MySQL
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
3 3 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 3 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) LAMP
2 1 (3.70%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (3.70%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (3.70%) REST
2 1 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Clustering
1 5 (18.52%) Private Cloud
2 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.41%) iPad
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (44.44%) CentOS
2 12 (44.44%) Unix
3 10 (37.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (33.33%) Solaris
4 9 (33.33%) Windows
5 8 (29.63%) AIX
5 8 (29.63%) HPUX
6 6 (22.22%) Debian
6 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
7 5 (18.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 4 (14.81%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) DevOps
2 5 (18.52%) High Availability
2 5 (18.52%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
4 3 (11.11%) Coaching
4 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (11.11%) Identity Management
4 3 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (7.41%) Analytics
5 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
5 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.41%) Product Management
6 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) Bash Shell
3 6 (22.22%) Perl
4 4 (14.81%) Python
5 3 (11.11%) PHP
5 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
6 2 (7.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (18.52%) vSphere
2 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.41%) KVM
3 2 (7.41%) NFS
3 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) Nagios
1 8 (29.63%) Puppet
2 7 (25.93%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (11.11%) Ansible
4 1 (3.70%) Salt
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) VMware
2 14 (51.85%) Red Hat
3 5 (18.52%) IBM
3 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.81%) NetApp
5 3 (11.11%) Atlassian
6 2 (7.41%) HP
7 1 (3.70%) Cisco
7 1 (3.70%) SaltStack
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