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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 175 171 191
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 7 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.20% 0.35% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.37% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 8
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% +17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £24,950 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £34,500 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
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
3388 3749 3957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.63% 94.98% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2767 3103 3409
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 £24,000 £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
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 5 May 2015.

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 5 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 +3 1 £31,500 -7.35%
Linux Engineer
North West

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 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 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (68.42%) MySQL
3 11 (57.89%) Apache
3 11 (57.89%) Red Hat
4 10 (52.63%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (42.11%) nginx
6 7 (36.84%) CentOS
6 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
7 6 (31.58%) Debian
7 6 (31.58%) C++
7 6 (31.58%) PHP
7 6 (31.58%) SQL
7 6 (31.58%) Puppet
8 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (26.32%) Web Services
8 5 (26.32%) FTP
8 5 (26.32%) DNS
8 5 (26.32%) RHCE
8 5 (26.32%) RHCA
9 4 (21.05%) VPN
9 4 (21.05%) Python
9 4 (21.05%) NoSQL
10 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
10 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (15.79%) DevOps
10 3 (15.79%) UNIX
10 3 (15.79%) Java
10 3 (15.79%) C

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 11 (57.89%) Apache
2 8 (42.11%) nginx
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
3 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Route 53
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) FTP
1 5 (26.32%) DNS
2 4 (21.05%) VPN
3 3 (15.79%) LAN
3 3 (15.79%) WAN
4 2 (10.53%) Firewall
4 2 (10.53%) IPsec
5 1 (5.26%) OpenVPN
5 1 (5.26%) HTTP
5 1 (5.26%) HTTPS
5 1 (5.26%) Internet
5 1 (5.26%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) MySQL
2 10 (52.63%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (21.05%) NoSQL
4 2 (10.53%) Big Data
4 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
4 2 (10.53%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (10.53%) Hadoop
4 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Web Services
2 2 (10.53%) Kafka
3 1 (5.26%) LAMP
3 1 (5.26%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (5.26%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Cryptography
1 2 (10.53%) PKI
1 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (36.84%) CentOS
3 6 (31.58%) Debian
4 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (15.79%) UNIX
5 2 (10.53%) Windows
5 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.53%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
2 3 (15.79%) DevOps
2 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) OOP
3 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.53%) Analytics
3 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
3 2 (10.53%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.26%) Kernel Tuning
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Scrum
4 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) PHP
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
1 6 (31.58%) C++
2 4 (21.05%) Python
3 3 (15.79%) Java
3 3 (15.79%) C
3 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
4 2 (10.53%) Ruby
5 1 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) RHCE
1 5 (26.32%) RHCA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) XenServer
3 1 (5.26%) Docker
3 1 (5.26%) Squid
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Puppet
2 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (10.53%) Nagios
4 1 (5.26%) Cacti
4 1 (5.26%) Vagrant
4 1 (5.26%) logstash
4 1 (5.26%) Kibana
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Red Hat
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco
3 2 (10.53%) Sophos
4 1 (5.26%) Perforce
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EXCELerate
Salary: Circa £50k plus Healthcare and pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + On Call, Bonus, Shift Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago