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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 169 176 187
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 13 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.38% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.16% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 5
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £28,400
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
3228 3675 4062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.08% 94.18% 95.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2671 3032 3523
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 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £55,000
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
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 3 July 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
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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 £35,000 +2.94% 3
Linux Engineer
North West

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 15 (78.95%) Apache
2 15 (78.95%) Red Hat
3 14 (73.68%) MySQL
4 10 (52.63%) Debian
4 10 (52.63%) CentOS
4 10 (52.63%) nginx
5 9 (47.37%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (42.11%) RHCE
6 8 (42.11%) DNS
7 7 (36.84%) FTP
7 7 (36.84%) PHP
7 7 (36.84%) RHCA
7 7 (36.84%) Puppet
8 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (31.58%) VMware
8 6 (31.58%) Python
9 4 (21.05%) Firewall
9 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (21.05%) Ubuntu
9 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
9 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
9 4 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (21.05%) DevOps
10 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (15.79%) LAMP
10 3 (15.79%) Ruby
10 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
10 3 (15.79%) UNIX
10 3 (15.79%) LAN

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 15 (78.95%) Apache
2 10 (52.63%) nginx
3 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
4 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
4 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
5 1 (5.26%) Joomla!
5 1 (5.26%) Jetty
5 1 (5.26%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.53%) Route 53
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) DNS
2 7 (36.84%) FTP
3 4 (21.05%) Firewall
4 3 (15.79%) LAN
4 3 (15.79%) WAN
5 2 (10.53%) VPN
5 2 (10.53%) PPTP
5 2 (10.53%) IPsec
5 2 (10.53%) OpenVPN
6 1 (5.26%) BIG-IP
6 1 (5.26%) Internet
6 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (73.68%) MySQL
2 9 (47.37%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.26%) Couchbase
3 1 (5.26%) MariaDB
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) LAMP
2 2 (10.53%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (5.26%) Memcached
3 1 (5.26%) Regular Expression
3 1 (5.26%) Alternative PHP Cache
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Clustering
1 2 (10.53%) Cryptography
1 2 (10.53%) PKI
1 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.26%) EqualLogic
2 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (52.63%) CentOS
2 10 (52.63%) Debian
3 4 (21.05%) Ubuntu
3 4 (21.05%) 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
6 1 (5.26%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
1 4 (21.05%) DevOps
2 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
2 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (10.53%) Analytics
2 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
2 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
2 2 (10.53%) Migration
2 2 (10.53%) Scrum
2 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.53%) TDD
3 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.26%) High Availability
3 1 (5.26%) Server Building
3 1 (5.26%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) PHP
2 6 (31.58%) Python
3 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
4 3 (15.79%) Ruby
5 2 (10.53%) C++
6 1 (5.26%) Java
6 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) RHCE
2 7 (36.84%) RHCA
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.26%) NCDA
3 1 (5.26%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) XenServer
2 2 (10.53%) Docker
2 2 (10.53%) Xen
3 1 (5.26%) Ceph
3 1 (5.26%) GlusterFS
3 1 (5.26%) iptables
3 1 (5.26%) vSphere
3 1 (5.26%) Varnish
3 1 (5.26%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Puppet
2 4 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (10.53%) Nagios
3 2 (10.53%) Vagrant
4 1 (5.26%) Cacti
4 1 (5.26%) Plesk
4 1 (5.26%) Cobbler
4 1 (5.26%) HAProxy
4 1 (5.26%) Ansible
4 1 (5.26%) logstash
4 1 (5.26%) Kibana
4 1 (5.26%) cPanel
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Red Hat
2 6 (31.58%) VMware
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco
4 2 (10.53%) Sophos
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle
5 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.26%) EMC
5 1 (5.26%) Juniper
5 1 (5.26%) NetApp
5 1 (5.26%) F5
5 1 (5.26%) Dell Compellent
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