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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 169 168 181
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 11 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.28% 0.34% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.36% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 9
Average salary £32,500 £32,750 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.76% +12.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,750 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
3736 3569 3864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.38% 94.39% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3146 3043 3340
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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
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 2 March 2015.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in Manchester

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (70.37%) MySQL
3 18 (66.67%) Red Hat
4 17 (62.96%) Apache
5 15 (55.56%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (55.56%) nginx
6 12 (44.44%) Debian
7 11 (40.74%) Puppet
8 10 (37.04%) VMware
9 9 (33.33%) PHP
10 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
10 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
11 7 (25.93%) SQL
11 7 (25.93%) Perl
12 6 (22.22%) C++
12 6 (22.22%) Python
12 6 (22.22%) Web Services
12 6 (22.22%) Windows
12 6 (22.22%) CentOS
12 6 (22.22%) Bash Shell
13 5 (18.52%) NoSQL
13 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
13 5 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
13 5 (18.52%) Ruby
13 5 (18.52%) RHCA
13 5 (18.52%) RHCE
13 5 (18.52%) DNS
13 5 (18.52%) FTP

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 17 (62.96%) Apache
2 15 (55.56%) nginx
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (7.41%) IIS
3 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) FTP
1 5 (18.52%) DNS
2 3 (11.11%) Internet
2 3 (11.11%) HTTP
2 3 (11.11%) LAN
2 3 (11.11%) WAN
2 3 (11.11%) VPN
3 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.41%) Firewall
4 1 (3.70%) IPsec
4 1 (3.70%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (70.37%) MySQL
2 15 (55.56%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (18.52%) NoSQL
4 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
5 3 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (11.11%) Big Data
5 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
6 2 (7.41%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) Web Services
2 3 (11.11%) Kafka
3 1 (3.70%) LAMP
3 1 (3.70%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (3.70%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.70%) Cryptography
2 1 (3.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (44.44%) Debian
3 7 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (22.22%) CentOS
4 6 (22.22%) Windows
5 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.41%) Ubuntu
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.41%) UNIX
6 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
6 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
6 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
2 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
3 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.41%) DevOps
4 2 (7.41%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL
4 2 (7.41%) OOP
4 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
4 2 (7.41%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (3.70%) Analytics
5 1 (3.70%) Kernel Tuning
5 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) PHP
2 7 (25.93%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) Perl
3 6 (22.22%) C++
3 6 (22.22%) Python
3 6 (22.22%) Bash Shell
4 5 (18.52%) Ruby
5 4 (14.81%) Java
6 3 (11.11%) C
7 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) RHCE
1 5 (18.52%) RHCA
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.41%) XenServer
2 2 (7.41%) Varnish
3 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) Squid
Systems Management
1 11 (40.74%) Puppet
2 5 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (7.41%) Nagios
4 1 (3.70%) Cacti
4 1 (3.70%) logstash
4 1 (3.70%) Kibana
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 10 (37.04%) VMware
3 2 (7.41%) Percona
3 2 (7.41%) Sophos
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) Dell
4 1 (3.70%) Perforce