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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 176 174 176
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 15 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.37% 0.079% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.084% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 9
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £30,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
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
3839 3569 3717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.24% 94.22% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3182 3106 3273
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 2014.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in Manchester

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (61.54%) UNIX
3 13 (50.00%) Apache
4 12 (46.15%) Red Hat
5 10 (38.46%) Change Management
5 10 (38.46%) Problem Management
6 9 (34.62%) MySQL
7 6 (23.08%) VMware
7 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (19.23%) Oracle
8 5 (19.23%) Perl
9 4 (15.38%) Web Services
9 4 (15.38%) Solaris
9 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
9 4 (15.38%) SUSE
10 3 (11.54%) Debian
10 3 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (11.54%) nginx
10 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
10 3 (11.54%) Puppet
10 3 (11.54%) Java
10 3 (11.54%) Internet
10 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
10 3 (11.54%) Client/Server
10 3 (11.54%) LAN
10 3 (11.54%) WAN
11 2 (7.69%) Python
11 2 (7.69%) PHP
11 2 (7.69%) Windows

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 13 (50.00%) Apache
2 3 (11.54%) nginx
2 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Internet
1 3 (11.54%) LAN
1 3 (11.54%) WAN
2 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
2 1 (3.85%) FTP
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) MySQL
2 3 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (3.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (61.54%) UNIX
3 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (15.38%) Solaris
4 4 (15.38%) SUSE
5 3 (11.54%) Debian
6 2 (7.69%) Windows
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Change Management
1 10 (38.46%) Problem Management
2 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) Perl
2 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
2 3 (11.54%) Java
3 2 (7.69%) Python
3 2 (7.69%) PHP
3 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) RHCA
1 1 (3.85%) RHCT
1 1 (3.85%) RHCE
1 1 (3.85%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (7.69%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Puppet
2 2 (7.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Red Hat
2 6 (23.08%) VMware
3 5 (19.23%) Oracle
4 2 (7.69%) IBM
5 1 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) Dell
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
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