Salford's owners have very high expectations and that puts a lot of pressure on the Manager, even one as experienced as Alexander and I suspect he probably knew that.
After one or two disappointing results, failing to beat a League 2 side ravaged by illness and injury after taking a 2-goal lead and looking comfortable was the proverbial 'straw' for Salford's wealthy and demanding owners.
In comparison, perhaps Lowe is lucky to still be in a job.
I read somewhere that it was partly based on results and form over their last 20 games and that they lost out on a play off space. Maybe they'd given him the chance to turn things around but after the Tranmere game decided to get rid early.
I believe, Scholes is only in charge until Warren Joyce finishes isolating.