Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 258 271 250
Rank change year-on-year +13 -21 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 37 17 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.47% 0.23% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.24% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 33 17 22
Manchester median annual salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -14.29% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £22,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £54,000 £68,800 £52,675
North West median annual salary £37,500 £30,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year +23.97% -13.57% -4.76%

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 7744 7174 7198
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.36% 97.42% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6439 6158 5993
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Linux Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 +4 12 £32,500 -50.00%
Linux Systems Administrator
North West

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (75.68%) Puppet
3 21 (56.76%) DevOps
4 20 (54.05%) Red Hat
5 18 (48.65%) Apache
6 17 (45.95%) Unix
7 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (37.84%) Configuration Management
9 12 (32.43%) MySQL
9 12 (32.43%) VMware
9 12 (32.43%) nginx
10 11 (29.73%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (29.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (29.73%) LAMP
11 10 (27.03%) Opscode Chef
12 9 (24.32%) Tomcat
13 8 (21.62%) CentOS
13 8 (21.62%) Degree
13 8 (21.62%) iPad
13 8 (21.62%) Terraform
14 7 (18.92%) Ansible
14 7 (18.92%) Firewall
14 7 (18.92%) Nagios
15 6 (16.22%) Perl
15 6 (16.22%) Load Balancing
15 6 (16.22%) High Availability
15 6 (16.22%) Jenkins
16 5 (13.51%) KVM
16 5 (13.51%) Open Source
16 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP

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 18 (48.65%) Apache
2 12 (32.43%) nginx
3 9 (24.32%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.41%) GlassFish
4 2 (5.41%) JBoss
5 1 (2.70%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (29.73%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.81%) AWS Lambda
2 4 (10.81%) SaaS
2 4 (10.81%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) Firewall
2 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.41%) DHCP
3 2 (5.41%) DNS
3 2 (5.41%) VPN
4 1 (2.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) MySQL
2 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.41%) Subversion
3 1 (2.70%) JIRA
3 1 (2.70%) Travis CI
General
1 4 (10.81%) Retail
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (29.73%) LAMP
2 2 (5.41%) Web Services
3 1 (2.70%) CSS
3 1 (2.70%) JRuby
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) iPad
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (45.95%) Unix
3 11 (29.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (21.62%) CentOS
5 4 (10.81%) HPUX
5 4 (10.81%) Ubuntu
6 2 (5.41%) Debian
6 2 (5.41%) Windows
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) DevOps
2 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (37.84%) Configuration Management
4 6 (16.22%) High Availability
4 6 (16.22%) Load Balancing
5 5 (13.51%) Open Source
6 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
7 3 (8.11%) Manual Testing
8 1 (2.70%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.70%) Identity Management
8 1 (2.70%) Information Management
8 1 (2.70%) Release Management
8 1 (2.70%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) Perl
2 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
2 3 (8.11%) PHP
2 3 (8.11%) SQL
3 1 (2.70%) Java
3 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) KVM
2 4 (10.81%) Docker
3 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.70%) Shibboleth
4 1 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 28 (75.68%) Puppet
2 10 (27.03%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (21.62%) Terraform
4 7 (18.92%) Ansible
4 7 (18.92%) Nagios
5 4 (10.81%) Kubernetes
6 3 (8.11%) Cacti
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) Red Hat
2 12 (32.43%) VMware
3 4 (10.81%) NetApp
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco
6 1 (2.70%) HP
6 1 (2.70%) Microsoft