The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Support 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 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 Support
Rank 178 181 170
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 9 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.050% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.053% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 7
Average salary £35,000 - £23,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 - £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,900 - £25,400
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +2.94%
Linux Support
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 Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Linux Support Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Linux Support
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Linux Support Salary Trend in Manchester

Linux Support
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Support across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Linux Support Salary Histogram in Manchester

Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Linux Support 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 in their job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (94.44%) UNIX
3 9 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 9 (50.00%) Change Management
4 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
4 7 (38.89%) Apache
5 5 (27.78%) Tomcat
5 5 (27.78%) Client/Server
5 5 (27.78%) LAN
5 5 (27.78%) WAN
5 5 (27.78%) Web Services
5 5 (27.78%) Java
5 5 (27.78%) Internet
6 2 (11.11%) Tivoli
6 2 (11.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (11.11%) SQL
6 2 (11.11%) MySQL
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle
6 2 (11.11%) Windows
6 2 (11.11%) Solaris
6 2 (11.11%) SLA
6 2 (11.11%) IBM
6 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
6 2 (11.11%) SUSE
7 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
7 1 (5.56%) ITIL
7 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
7 1 (5.56%) Management Information System

Linux Support
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 Support 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 in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (38.89%) Apache
2 5 (27.78%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) LAN
1 5 (27.78%) WAN
1 5 (27.78%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (94.44%) UNIX
3 2 (11.11%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) Solaris
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (11.11%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 9 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) IBM