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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 173 168 189
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 13 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.33% 0.32% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.34% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 6
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% +17.24%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
3749 3546 4168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.08% 94.84% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3246 3100 3698
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,224 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (75.00%) MySQL
3 22 (68.75%) Apache
4 21 (65.63%) Red Hat
5 15 (46.88%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (46.88%) nginx
6 12 (37.50%) Debian
7 11 (34.38%) VMware
7 11 (34.38%) Puppet
7 11 (34.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (28.13%) PHP
9 8 (25.00%) Perl
9 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (25.00%) Software Engineering
10 7 (21.88%) Configuration Management
10 7 (21.88%) SQL
10 7 (21.88%) Python
11 6 (18.75%) Web Services
11 6 (18.75%) C++
11 6 (18.75%) Bash Shell
12 5 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
12 5 (15.63%) NoSQL
12 5 (15.63%) Ruby
12 5 (15.63%) CentOS
12 5 (15.63%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (15.63%) Oracle
12 5 (15.63%) FTP
12 5 (15.63%) DNS
12 5 (15.63%) RHCE
12 5 (15.63%) RHCA

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 22 (68.75%) Apache
2 15 (46.88%) nginx
3 2 (6.25%) IIS
3 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) FTP
1 5 (15.63%) DNS
2 3 (9.38%) Internet
2 3 (9.38%) HTTP
2 3 (9.38%) VPN
3 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.13%) LAN
4 1 (3.13%) WAN
4 1 (3.13%) IPsec
4 1 (3.13%) Unified Communications
4 1 (3.13%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (75.00%) MySQL
2 15 (46.88%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (15.63%) NoSQL
4 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 3 (9.38%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (9.38%) Big Data
5 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
6 2 (6.25%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) Web Services
2 3 (9.38%) Kafka
3 1 (3.13%) LAMP
3 1 (3.13%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (3.13%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
1 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.13%) Cryptography
1 1 (3.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (37.50%) Debian
3 11 (34.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (15.63%) CentOS
5 4 (12.50%) SUSE
5 4 (12.50%) UNIX
5 4 (12.50%) Windows
6 3 (9.38%) Solaris
7 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (21.88%) Configuration Management
3 3 (9.38%) ITIL
3 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.25%) DevOps
4 2 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (6.25%) OOP
4 2 (6.25%) Change Management
4 2 (6.25%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.13%) Analytics
5 1 (3.13%) Kernel Tuning
5 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) PHP
2 8 (25.00%) Perl
3 7 (21.88%) SQL
3 7 (21.88%) Python
4 6 (18.75%) C++
4 6 (18.75%) Bash Shell
5 5 (15.63%) Ruby
6 4 (12.50%) Java
7 3 (9.38%) C
8 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
9 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) RHCE
1 5 (15.63%) RHCA
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.25%) Varnish
2 2 (6.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (3.13%) Squid
3 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.13%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (34.38%) Puppet
2 5 (15.63%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.25%) Tivoli
3 2 (6.25%) Nagios
4 1 (3.13%) Cacti
4 1 (3.13%) logstash
4 1 (3.13%) Kibana
Vendors
1 21 (65.63%) Red Hat
2 11 (34.38%) VMware
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle
4 2 (6.25%) IBM
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.25%) Percona
5 1 (3.13%) Perforce
5 1 (3.13%) HP
5 1 (3.13%) Dell
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