The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Support Engineer
Rank 177 - 183
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 8 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.20% - 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% - 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 4
Average salary £35,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -12.50%
Linux Support 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
3799 3591 3715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.31% 94.20% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3159 3132 3267
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Linux Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer across the Manchester region.

Linux Support Engineer Salary Trend in Manchester

Linux Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Linux Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (86.67%) UNIX
3 9 (60.00%) Change Management
3 9 (60.00%) Problem Management
4 6 (40.00%) Apache
4 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (20.00%) Java
5 3 (20.00%) MySQL
5 3 (20.00%) Web Services
5 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
5 3 (20.00%) Client/Server
5 3 (20.00%) LAN
5 3 (20.00%) WAN
5 3 (20.00%) Internet
5 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle
6 2 (13.33%) Solaris
6 2 (13.33%) IBM
6 2 (13.33%) Tivoli
6 2 (13.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (13.33%) SUSE
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
7 1 (6.67%) Perl
7 1 (6.67%) PHP
7 1 (6.67%) ITIL
7 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
7 1 (6.67%) Debian
7 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (6.67%) VMware

Linux Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Linux Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (40.00%) Apache
2 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.67%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) LAN
1 3 (20.00%) WAN
1 3 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (86.67%) UNIX
3 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (13.33%) Solaris
4 2 (13.33%) SUSE
5 1 (6.67%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Change Management
1 9 (60.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
2 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) VMware