The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 177 177 184
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 16 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.38% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.11% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 7
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,300 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £44,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,875
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +1.49%
Linux Engineer
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
3998 3581 4050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.03% 94.76% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3420 3114 3659
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,709 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Linux Engineer Salary Trend in Manchester

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in Manchester

Linux Engineer
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 2 £46,250 -
Linux Engineer
North West

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Linux Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (65.52%) MySQL
3 18 (62.07%) Apache
4 17 (58.62%) Red Hat
5 13 (44.83%) nginx
6 11 (37.93%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (37.93%) VMware
7 10 (34.48%) Debian
8 9 (31.03%) Perl
9 8 (27.59%) UNIX
9 8 (27.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (27.59%) Configuration Management
10 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (24.14%) Python
10 7 (24.14%) Puppet
11 5 (17.24%) Bash Shell
11 5 (17.24%) Web Services
11 5 (17.24%) Oracle
11 5 (17.24%) Ruby
11 5 (17.24%) Problem Management
11 5 (17.24%) Change Management
12 4 (13.79%) RHCA
12 4 (13.79%) RHCE
12 4 (13.79%) SUSE
12 4 (13.79%) PHP
12 4 (13.79%) Java
12 4 (13.79%) Windows
12 4 (13.79%) Solaris
12 4 (13.79%) FTP
12 4 (13.79%) DNS

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Linux Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (62.07%) Apache
2 13 (44.83%) nginx
3 2 (6.90%) IIS
4 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) FTP
1 4 (13.79%) DNS
2 3 (10.34%) Internet
3 2 (6.90%) HTTP
3 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.45%) LAN
4 1 (3.45%) WAN
4 1 (3.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (65.52%) MySQL
2 11 (37.93%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
3 3 (10.34%) Big Data
3 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (10.34%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (3.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) Web Services
2 3 (10.34%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
1 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (34.48%) Debian
3 8 (27.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (27.59%) UNIX
4 4 (13.79%) Windows
4 4 (13.79%) Solaris
4 4 (13.79%) SUSE
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.90%) CentOS
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Configuration Management
2 5 (17.24%) Change Management
2 5 (17.24%) Problem Management
3 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
3 3 (10.34%) ITIL
3 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) Perl
2 7 (24.14%) Python
3 5 (17.24%) Ruby
3 5 (17.24%) Bash Shell
4 4 (13.79%) PHP
4 4 (13.79%) Java
5 3 (10.34%) C++
5 3 (10.34%) SQL
6 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
6 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) RHCE
1 4 (13.79%) RHCA
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.90%) Varnish
2 2 (6.90%) KVM
2 2 (6.90%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) Puppet
2 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.90%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Red Hat
2 11 (37.93%) VMware
3 5 (17.24%) Oracle
4 2 (6.90%) IBM
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.90%) Percona
5 1 (3.45%) HP
5 1 (3.45%) Dell