The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £36,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux System Administrator
North West / Manchester
Rank 186 169 171
Rank change year-on-year -17 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 13 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.33% 0.39% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.40% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 12
Median salary £36,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.75% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £40,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  

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 3764 3290 3613
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 96.89% 97.54% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3149 2733 2963
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 26 March 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 26 March 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 - 1
Linux Systems Administrator
North West

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (72.22%) VMware
3 10 (55.56%) CentOS
4 9 (50.00%) Solaris
4 9 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 9 (50.00%) Unix
5 8 (44.44%) Nagios
5 8 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (33.33%) Windows
6 6 (33.33%) SQL
6 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 5 (27.78%) Private Cloud
7 5 (27.78%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
7 5 (27.78%) AIX
7 5 (27.78%) HPUX
7 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
7 5 (27.78%) IBM
7 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
7 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (27.78%) vSphere
7 5 (27.78%) High Availability
7 5 (27.78%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (27.78%) Clustering
7 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (22.22%) Ubuntu
8 4 (22.22%) Debian
8 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
8 4 (22.22%) SAN
8 4 (22.22%) MySQL

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) SAN
2 2 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (5.56%) LDAP
3 1 (5.56%) NAS
3 1 (5.56%) OpenVPN
3 1 (5.56%) VoIP
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) MySQL
3 3 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) LAMP
1 1 (5.56%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (5.56%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (5.56%) REST
1 1 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Clustering
1 5 (27.78%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (55.56%) CentOS
3 9 (50.00%) Solaris
3 9 (50.00%) Unix
4 8 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (33.33%) Windows
5 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 5 (27.78%) AIX
6 5 (27.78%) HPUX
6 5 (27.78%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 4 (22.22%) Debian
7 4 (22.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) High Availability
1 5 (27.78%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (16.67%) DevOps
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.56%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (5.56%) Data Management
4 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.56%) Open Source Development
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
2 4 (22.22%) Perl
3 3 (16.67%) PHP
4 2 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (27.78%) vSphere
2 2 (11.11%) KVM
2 2 (11.11%) NFS
2 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) Nagios
2 3 (16.67%) Puppet
3 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.56%) Ansible
4 1 (5.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) VMware
2 9 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (27.78%) IBM
3 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) NetApp
5 1 (5.56%) SaltStack
Manchester, Lancashire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £31000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Funded Certs, Share options
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Cheshire Datasystems Limited
Posted: 11 days ago