The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Consultant
Rank 181 - 185
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Consultant 3 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.087% - 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% - 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 3
Average salary £45,000 - £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -
Linux Consultant
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3384 3492 3826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.63% 96.76% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2870 2848 3172
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Linux Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Consultant in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Linux Consultant
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Consultant across the Manchester region.

Linux Consultant Salary Trend in Manchester

Linux Consultant
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Linux Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Consultant in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 3 (60.00%) Build Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (60.00%) RHCSA
2 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Open Source
2 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 3 (60.00%) LDAP
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL Certification

Linux Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Linux Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) LDAP
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Build Automation
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (60.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (60.00%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat