Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 251 272 215
Rank change year-on-year +21 -57 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 35 15 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.48% 0.20% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.21% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 31 15 49
Manchester median annual salary £37,500 £33,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.94% -4.29% +6.87%
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,500 £27,350
90th Percentile £55,000 £69,450 £54,500
North West median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +15.38% - -7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7,138 7,194 6,780
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.13% 97.16% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5,916 6,206 5,621
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured Linux Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

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 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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 6 months to 21 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +2 4 £38,750 -40.38% 1
Wigan - 1 - -
Linux Administrator
North West

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 35 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (65.71%) Red Hat
3 19 (54.29%) CentOS
4 18 (51.43%) Apache
5 17 (48.57%) DevOps
6 14 (40.00%) Puppet
7 13 (37.14%) VMware
8 12 (34.29%) Tomcat
8 12 (34.29%) SQL
9 11 (31.43%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (25.71%) MySQL
10 9 (25.71%) Oracle
11 8 (22.86%) LDAP
11 8 (22.86%) Debian
11 8 (22.86%) Jenkins
11 8 (22.86%) Terraform
12 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
12 7 (20.00%) NetApp
12 7 (20.00%) Windows
13 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (17.14%) Ubuntu
13 6 (17.14%) SUSE
13 6 (17.14%) SaaS
13 6 (17.14%) Docker
13 6 (17.14%) Kubernetes
13 6 (17.14%) AWS Lambda
13 6 (17.14%) Serverless
14 5 (14.29%) Windows Server
14 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
14 5 (14.29%) Nagios

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 18 (51.43%) Apache
2 12 (34.29%) Tomcat
3 4 (11.43%) IIS
3 4 (11.43%) nginx
4 3 (8.57%) GlassFish
4 3 (8.57%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (31.43%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (17.14%) AWS Lambda
2 6 (17.14%) SaaS
2 6 (17.14%) Serverless
3 2 (5.71%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (5.71%) Amazon Kinesis
3 2 (5.71%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) DHCP
1 4 (11.43%) DNS
2 3 (8.57%) Firewall
3 2 (5.71%) SAN
3 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.71%) VPN
4 1 (2.86%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (2.86%) FTP
4 1 (2.86%) LAN
4 1 (2.86%) Network Security
4 1 (2.86%) PABX
4 1 (2.86%) VLAN
4 1 (2.86%) VoIP
4 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) MySQL
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Jenkins
2 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (11.43%) Subversion
4 2 (5.71%) GoCD
5 1 (2.86%) JIRA
5 1 (2.86%) Travis CI
General
1 4 (11.43%) Retail
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) LDAP
2 4 (11.43%) CSS
2 4 (11.43%) JRuby
3 3 (8.57%) LAMP
4 2 (5.71%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (5.71%) Web Services
5 1 (2.86%) EDI
5 1 (2.86%) EDIFACT
5 1 (2.86%) XML
5 1 (2.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) iPad
3 1 (2.86%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.86%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (54.29%) CentOS
3 8 (22.86%) Debian
4 7 (20.00%) Windows
5 6 (17.14%) SUSE
5 6 (17.14%) Ubuntu
6 5 (14.29%) Unix
6 5 (14.29%) Windows Server
7 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (8.57%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (5.71%) Windows 10
9 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
9 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) DevOps
2 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
4 3 (8.57%) High Availability
4 3 (8.57%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.71%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.71%) Manual Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Microservices
6 1 (2.86%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.86%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.86%) Information Management
6 1 (2.86%) Line Management
6 1 (2.86%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (2.86%) Open Source
6 1 (2.86%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (2.86%) Security Monitoring
6 1 (2.86%) Server Hardening
6 1 (2.86%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.86%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) SQL
2 5 (14.29%) Perl
3 3 (8.57%) Java
4 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.71%) PHP
4 2 (5.71%) Python
5 1 (2.86%) ActionScript
5 1 (2.86%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (2.86%) C
5 1 (2.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) CCNA
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.86%) MCP
2 1 (2.86%) MCSE
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.86%) RHCSA
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Docker
2 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.86%) KVM
3 1 (2.86%) Shibboleth
3 1 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.86%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (40.00%) Puppet
2 8 (22.86%) Terraform
3 6 (17.14%) Kubernetes
4 5 (14.29%) Nagios
5 2 (5.71%) Ansible
6 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.86%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (65.71%) Red Hat
2 13 (37.14%) VMware
3 9 (25.71%) Oracle
4 7 (20.00%) NetApp
5 4 (11.43%) Cisco
6 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
7 2 (5.71%) Sophos
8 1 (2.86%) Dell
8 1 (2.86%) HP