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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Support
Rank 199 - 193
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 3 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.071% - 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% - 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 5
Average salary £35,000 - £29,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £41,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-18.29% +17.14%
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
4010 3563 4217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.53% 94.86% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3465 3103 3801
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 18 December 2014. 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 - 1 £35,000 -
Linux Support
North West

Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Apache
2 6 (54.55%) Red Hat
2 6 (54.55%) UNIX
3 5 (45.45%) MySQL
3 5 (45.45%) Problem Management
3 5 (45.45%) Change Management
3 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (27.27%) nginx
4 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
4 3 (27.27%) Puppet
4 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (27.27%) Debian
4 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) Perl
4 3 (27.27%) PHP
5 2 (18.18%) Solaris
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) IBM
5 2 (18.18%) SUSE
5 2 (18.18%) Tivoli
5 2 (18.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
6 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
6 1 (9.09%) Java
6 1 (9.09%) Internet

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 6 (54.55%) Apache
2 3 (27.27%) nginx
3 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
1 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) MySQL
2 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) UNIX
3 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (27.27%) Debian
5 2 (18.18%) Solaris
5 2 (18.18%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Change Management
1 5 (45.45%) Problem Management
2 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Perl
1 3 (27.27%) PHP
1 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) Java
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Puppet
2 2 (18.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Red Hat
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) IBM