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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Support Engineer
Rank 170 190 180
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 5 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.15% 0.075% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.077% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 10
Average salary £30,000 £23,750 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% +10.46%
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £39,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-15.18% +12.85%
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
3141 3879 3619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.20% 96.42% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2598 3327 3156
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
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 Support Engineer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
Salford - 3 £30,000 -
Altrincham - 2 £35,000 -
Linux Support Engineer
North West

Linux Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) DevOps
2 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
2 5 (41.67%) Unix
3 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 3 (25.00%) Maven
4 3 (25.00%) QA
4 3 (25.00%) Docker
4 3 (25.00%) Puppet
4 3 (25.00%) Gradle
4 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (16.67%) Perl
5 2 (16.67%) MySQL
5 2 (16.67%) Python
5 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (16.67%) RHCE
5 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (16.67%) RHCT
6 1 (8.33%) SSH
6 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (8.33%) Web Development
6 1 (8.33%) Degree

Linux Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (8.33%) LDAP
1 1 (8.33%) NAS
1 1 (8.33%) OpenVPN
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
1 1 (8.33%) SSH
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Gradle
1 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (25.00%) Maven
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Unix
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (8.33%) AIX
4 1 (8.33%) CentOS
4 1 (8.33%) Debian
4 1 (8.33%) Solaris
4 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) DevOps
2 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
2 3 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 2 (16.67%) Perl
3 2 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) RHCE
1 2 (16.67%) RHCT
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) NetApp
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