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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Support
Rank - 183 194
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 0 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.16% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 1
Average salary - £34,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.24%
UK excluding London average salary £43,200 £35,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year
+23.42% -4.76%
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
3206 3748 4106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.19% 94.17% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2663 3105 3555
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,100 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) XenServer
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) CentOS
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Sophos
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) Apache
4 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (25.00%) Client/Server

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (50.00%) CentOS
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) Sophos
1 2 (50.00%) VMware