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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 172 174 190
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 7 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.21% 0.31% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.33% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 4
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £23,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% +43.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £26,800 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £34,950 £27,650
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -10.11%
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
3125 3663 3899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.27% 94.82% 95.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2554 3029 3369
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
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 26 May 2015. 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 +5 1 £31,500 -7.35%
Linux Engineer
North West

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (66.67%) Apache
2 12 (66.67%) MySQL
2 12 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 9 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (38.89%) Debian
4 7 (38.89%) CentOS
4 7 (38.89%) nginx
5 6 (33.33%) Puppet
5 6 (33.33%) RHCA
5 6 (33.33%) RHCE
5 6 (33.33%) FTP
5 6 (33.33%) DNS
5 6 (33.33%) PHP
6 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
7 4 (22.22%) SQL
7 4 (22.22%) C++
7 4 (22.22%) VPN
8 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
8 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (16.67%) DevOps
8 3 (16.67%) C
8 3 (16.67%) LAN
8 3 (16.67%) WAN
8 3 (16.67%) Web Services
8 3 (16.67%) UNIX
8 3 (16.67%) VMware

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 12 (66.67%) Apache
2 7 (38.89%) nginx
3 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (5.56%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) FTP
1 6 (33.33%) DNS
2 4 (22.22%) VPN
3 3 (16.67%) LAN
3 3 (16.67%) WAN
4 2 (11.11%) Firewall
4 2 (11.11%) IPsec
5 1 (5.56%) OpenVPN
5 1 (5.56%) PPTP
5 1 (5.56%) Internet
5 1 (5.56%) HTTP
5 1 (5.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) MySQL
2 9 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) Regular Expression
2 1 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (5.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Cryptography
1 2 (11.11%) PKI
1 2 (11.11%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (38.89%) Debian
2 7 (38.89%) CentOS
3 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (16.67%) UNIX
4 2 (11.11%) Ubuntu
4 2 (11.11%) Windows
4 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
2 3 (16.67%) DevOps
3 2 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (11.11%) OOP
3 2 (11.11%) Server Hardening
3 2 (11.11%) Analytics
3 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 2 (11.11%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.56%) Kernel Tuning
4 1 (5.56%) Server Building
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) TDD
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) PHP
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) C++
3 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 3 (16.67%) C
4 2 (11.11%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) Java
5 1 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) RHCA
1 6 (33.33%) RHCE
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) XenServer
3 1 (5.56%) Docker
3 1 (5.56%) Squid
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Puppet
2 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (11.11%) Nagios
4 1 (5.56%) Cacti
4 1 (5.56%) Vagrant
4 1 (5.56%) logstash
4 1 (5.56%) Kibana
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 3 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) Sophos
4 1 (5.56%) Perforce
Manchester, Lancashire
EXCELerate
Salary: Circa £50k plus Healthcare and pension
Posted: 6 days ago