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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 174 180 175
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 13 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.32% 0.075% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.079% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 3
Average salary £37,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.94% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-6.97% -2.27%
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
3895 3797 3613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.88% 94.71% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3199 3317 3175
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (72.00%) UNIX
3 12 (48.00%) Apache
3 12 (48.00%) Red Hat
4 10 (40.00%) Change Management
4 10 (40.00%) Problem Management
5 6 (24.00%) Internet
5 6 (24.00%) WAN
5 6 (24.00%) Web Services
5 6 (24.00%) MySQL
6 5 (20.00%) Oracle
6 5 (20.00%) Java
6 5 (20.00%) Client/Server
6 5 (20.00%) LAN
6 5 (20.00%) Tomcat
7 4 (16.00%) Solaris
7 4 (16.00%) SUSE
7 4 (16.00%) VMware
7 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (12.00%) Perl
9 2 (8.00%) Windows
9 2 (8.00%) Python
9 2 (8.00%) IBM
9 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (8.00%) Tivoli
9 2 (8.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
9 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
9 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 12 (48.00%) Apache
2 5 (20.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) Internet
1 6 (24.00%) WAN
2 5 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (4.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (4.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (72.00%) UNIX
3 4 (16.00%) Solaris
3 4 (16.00%) SUSE
3 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.00%) Windows
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Change Management
1 10 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (4.00%) Service Management
3 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) Java
2 3 (12.00%) Perl
3 2 (8.00%) Python
3 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) RHCT
1 1 (4.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle
3 4 (16.00%) VMware
4 2 (8.00%) IBM
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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