The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Manchester region that had Linux Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Engineer
North West / Manchester
Rank 154 143 166
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 45 36 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.23% 1.13% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 1.17% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 37 31 22
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,160 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,000 £44,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%

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
3554 3067 3807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.87% 95.96% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3063 2565 3287
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region that featured Linux Engineer in the job title.

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 23 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Rochdale - 7 £40,000 -
Oldham - 5 - -
Stockport - 4 £28,000 - 2
Salford -2 2 £31,600 +5.33%
Altrincham -5 1 £47,500 +35.71%
Bolton - 1 £70,000 -
Linux Engineer
North West

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, Linux Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 74 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (45.95%) Puppet
3 32 (43.24%) Python
4 29 (39.19%) VMware
5 28 (37.84%) Perl
5 28 (37.84%) Opscode Chef
6 27 (36.49%) Amazon AWS
7 26 (35.14%) DevOps
7 26 (35.14%) Windows
8 25 (33.78%) Configuration Management
9 24 (32.43%) SQL
10 21 (28.38%) Ansible
11 19 (25.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 18 (24.32%) CentOS
13 17 (22.97%) Debian
14 16 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (21.62%) Software Engineering
14 16 (21.62%) Red Hat
14 16 (21.62%) Active Directory
14 16 (21.62%) Java
14 16 (21.62%) Jenkins
14 16 (21.62%) Mentoring
15 15 (20.27%) Git (software)
15 15 (20.27%) Web Services
15 15 (20.27%) WAN
15 15 (20.27%) PowerShell
16 14 (18.92%) Load Testing
16 14 (18.92%) Firewall
16 14 (18.92%) Hyper-V
16 14 (18.92%) Performance Analysis

Linux Engineer 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 9 (12.16%) nginx
2 8 (10.81%) Apache
3 7 (9.46%) Tomcat
4 6 (8.11%) WebSphere
5 4 (5.41%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.70%) CloudStack
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (36.49%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (17.57%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (17.57%) Amazon S3
2 13 (17.57%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (4.05%) GitHub
3 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.35%) IaaS
4 1 (1.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.27%) WAN
2 14 (18.92%) Firewall
3 13 (17.57%) Internet
4 6 (8.11%) DNS
5 5 (6.76%) Broadband
5 5 (6.76%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.70%) LAN
7 1 (1.35%) NAS
7 1 (1.35%) OpenVPN
7 1 (1.35%) SAN
7 1 (1.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.57%) MySQL
2 7 (9.46%) MongoDB
3 6 (8.11%) SQL Server
4 5 (6.76%) Redis
5 1 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.35%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.35%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 16 (21.62%) Jenkins
2 15 (20.27%) Git (software)
3 6 (8.11%) Eclipse
3 6 (8.11%) Maven
3 6 (8.11%) Vagrant
4 5 (6.76%) GitLab
4 5 (6.76%) TeamCity
5 4 (5.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.70%) Hudson
6 2 (2.70%) Subversion
6 2 (2.70%) Travis CI
7 1 (1.35%) JIRA
7 1 (1.35%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.35%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (5.41%) Finance
2 1 (1.35%) Banking
2 1 (1.35%) Electronics
2 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.35%) Marketing
2 1 (1.35%) Retail
2 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.27%) Web Services
2 11 (14.86%) HTML
3 6 (8.11%) Grails
3 6 (8.11%) J2EE
3 6 (8.11%) J2SE
3 6 (8.11%) Servlets
3 6 (8.11%) XML
3 6 (8.11%) XSLT
4 5 (6.76%) Node.js
4 5 (6.76%) Ruby on Rails
4 5 (6.76%) SOAP
5 2 (2.70%) .NET
6 1 (1.35%) Kafka
6 1 (1.35%) LAMP
6 1 (1.35%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (1.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Clustering
2 6 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.11%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.76%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.76%) Device Driver
4 2 (2.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 74 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (35.14%) Windows
3 19 (25.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (24.32%) CentOS
5 17 (22.97%) Debian
6 9 (12.16%) Ubuntu
7 5 (6.76%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (6.76%) Unix
8 1 (1.35%) Fedora
8 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.14%) DevOps
2 25 (33.78%) Configuration Management
3 16 (21.62%) Mentoring
3 16 (21.62%) Software Engineering
4 14 (18.92%) Load Testing
4 14 (18.92%) Performance Analysis
5 13 (17.57%) Capacity Management
5 13 (17.57%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (12.16%) High Availability
8 7 (9.46%) ITIL
9 6 (8.11%) E-Commerce
9 6 (8.11%) Microservices
9 6 (8.11%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (8.11%) SDLC
10 5 (6.76%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 5 (6.76%) Device Driver Development
10 5 (6.76%) ITIL V3
10 5 (6.76%) Problem Management
10 5 (6.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 32 (43.24%) Python
2 28 (37.84%) Perl
3 24 (32.43%) SQL
4 16 (21.62%) Java
5 15 (20.27%) PowerShell
6 12 (16.22%) PHP
6 12 (16.22%) Ruby
7 10 (13.51%) C
7 10 (13.51%) C++
8 6 (8.11%) Go
8 6 (8.11%) Groovy
9 5 (6.76%) Embedded C
9 5 (6.76%) Embedded C++
10 3 (4.05%) Bash Shell
10 3 (4.05%) C#
10 3 (4.05%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
12 1 (1.35%) Korn
12 1 (1.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (8.11%) CCNP
1 6 (8.11%) CCSE
1 6 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (8.11%) Degree
2 5 (6.76%) HNC
2 5 (6.76%) HND
3 1 (1.35%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.35%) LPIC
3 1 (1.35%) RHCE
3 1 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (21.62%) Active Directory
1 16 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (18.92%) Hyper-V
3 8 (10.81%) vCloud
4 6 (8.11%) Postfix
4 6 (8.11%) qmail
5 3 (4.05%) Docker
6 2 (2.70%) vSphere
6 2 (2.70%) Xen
6 2 (2.70%) XenServer
7 1 (1.35%) Ceph
7 1 (1.35%) PowerHA
7 1 (1.35%) Varnish
7 1 (1.35%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 34 (45.95%) Puppet
2 28 (37.84%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (28.38%) Ansible
4 8 (10.81%) Nagios
4 8 (10.81%) Salt
5 3 (4.05%) Terraform
6 2 (2.70%) Cobbler
6 2 (2.70%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.35%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.35%) Icinga
7 1 (1.35%) Kibana
7 1 (1.35%) logstash
7 1 (1.35%) Pacemaker
7 1 (1.35%) Packer
7 1 (1.35%) SELinux
Vendors
1 29 (39.19%) VMware
2 16 (21.62%) Red Hat
3 9 (12.16%) Cisco
4 6 (8.11%) CheckPoint
4 6 (8.11%) HP
5 4 (5.41%) Atlassian
5 4 (5.41%) NetApp
5 4 (5.41%) Zerto
6 3 (4.05%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.05%) Oracle
7 2 (2.70%) EnterpriseDB
7 2 (2.70%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.35%) SAP
8 1 (1.35%) Splunk
8 1 (1.35%) Veritas
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary up to £40k + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension, Health
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 17 days ago