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

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Support
Rank 176 176 164
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 8 8 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.23% 0.22% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.23% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 24
Average salary £45,000 £24,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+87.50% -26.71%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+19.71% +7.57%
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
3384 3492 3826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.63% 96.76% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2870 2848 3172
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 2016.

Linux Support Salary Histogram in Manchester

Linux Support
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 within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Stockport +15 2 £30,500 -9.62% 2
Salford +8 2 - -
Bolton - 1 - -
Linux Support
North West

Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) Shell Script
3 7 (53.85%) Red Hat
3 7 (53.85%) Puppet
4 6 (46.15%) Tomcat
4 6 (46.15%) DevOps
5 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
5 5 (38.46%) LDAP
5 5 (38.46%) ITIL
5 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (30.77%) Java
6 4 (30.77%) Perl
6 4 (30.77%) Python
6 4 (30.77%) Unix
6 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
6 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (23.08%) Docker
7 3 (23.08%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 3 (23.08%) Build Automation
7 3 (23.08%) Gradle
7 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
7 3 (23.08%) RHCSA
7 3 (23.08%) Solaris
7 3 (23.08%) Apache
7 3 (23.08%) Oracle
7 3 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (23.08%) Maven
7 3 (23.08%) QA

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 6 (46.15%) Tomcat
2 3 (23.08%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) LDAP
2 2 (15.38%) NAS
2 2 (15.38%) OpenVPN
2 2 (15.38%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Gradle
1 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
1 3 (23.08%) Maven
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) JMS
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Unix
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Solaris
5 2 (15.38%) CentOS
5 2 (15.38%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) DevOps
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
3 3 (23.08%) Build Automation
3 3 (23.08%) Open Source
4 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 2 (15.38%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Shell Script
2 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
2 4 (30.77%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) Perl
2 4 (30.77%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (23.08%) RHCSA
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) RHCE
2 2 (15.38%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Docker
2 2 (15.38%) Squid
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Puppet
2 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (15.38%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Red Hat
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) NetApp
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
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