The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Linux System Administrator
North West / Manchester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 172 166
Rank change year-on-year -7 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 36 9 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.85% 0.26% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.26% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 36 7 15
Median salary £35,000 £25,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% -40.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  

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 4120 3439 3202
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.84% 98.14% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3526 2957 2668
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £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 Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Systems Administrator 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 in Manchester.

Salary trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Manchester

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Manchester

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

Salary histogram for Linux Systems Administrator in Manchester

Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Stockport - 9 £32,500 - 2
Linux Systems Administrator
North West

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 49 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (48.98%) Unix
3 22 (44.90%) Puppet
4 19 (38.78%) Red Hat
5 18 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (36.73%) VMware
6 17 (34.69%) Apache
6 17 (34.69%) SQL
7 16 (32.65%) LAMP
7 16 (32.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (32.65%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (32.65%) DevOps
8 15 (30.61%) MySQL
9 14 (28.57%) Configuration Management
10 12 (24.49%) HPUX
10 12 (24.49%) CentOS
11 11 (22.45%) Bash Shell
11 11 (22.45%) nginx
11 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
11 11 (22.45%) SQL Server
12 10 (20.41%) Perl
12 10 (20.41%) Nagios
12 10 (20.41%) High Availability
13 9 (18.37%) iPad
13 9 (18.37%) Amazon AWS
13 9 (18.37%) Ansible
13 9 (18.37%) Solaris
13 9 (18.37%) Windows
14 8 (16.33%) AIX
15 7 (14.29%) Test Automation

Linux Systems 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 17 (34.69%) Apache
2 11 (22.45%) nginx
3 1 (2.04%) IIS
3 1 (2.04%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.37%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) LDAP
1 6 (12.24%) SAN
2 5 (10.20%) Firewall
3 3 (6.12%) DNS
3 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.08%) VoIP
5 1 (2.04%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.04%) Internet
5 1 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.61%) MySQL
2 11 (22.45%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.12%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.04%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.16%) JIRA
1 4 (8.16%) Subversion
2 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (8.16%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.65%) LAMP
2 6 (12.24%) CSS
3 5 (10.20%) JRuby
4 2 (4.08%) Web Services
5 1 (2.04%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (2.04%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (2.04%) REST
5 1 (2.04%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) iPad
2 5 (10.20%) Clustering
2 5 (10.20%) Private Cloud
3 4 (8.16%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (48.98%) Unix
3 16 (32.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (24.49%) CentOS
4 12 (24.49%) HPUX
5 9 (18.37%) Solaris
5 9 (18.37%) Windows
6 8 (16.33%) AIX
7 6 (12.24%) Debian
7 6 (12.24%) Windows Server
8 5 (10.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 5 (10.20%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (32.65%) DevOps
3 14 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 10 (20.41%) High Availability
5 7 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 7 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 5 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (10.20%) Identity Management
6 5 (10.20%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
7 4 (8.16%) Open Source
8 3 (6.12%) Analytics
8 3 (6.12%) Coaching
8 3 (6.12%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (6.12%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (6.12%) Product Management
9 2 (4.08%) Incident Management
9 2 (4.08%) ITIL
10 1 (2.04%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.69%) SQL
2 11 (22.45%) Bash Shell
3 10 (20.41%) Perl
4 6 (12.24%) Python
5 5 (10.20%) PHP
6 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.12%) Ruby
6 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) KVM
1 5 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (10.20%) vSphere
2 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.12%) NFS
3 2 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (44.90%) Puppet
2 16 (32.65%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (20.41%) Nagios
4 9 (18.37%) Ansible
5 3 (6.12%) Cacti
Vendors
1 19 (38.78%) Red Hat
2 18 (36.73%) VMware
3 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.20%) IBM
5 3 (6.12%) Atlassian
5 3 (6.12%) HP
5 3 (6.12%) NetApp
Stockport
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Cheshire Datasystems Limited
Posted: 11 days ago