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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Support
Rank 188 176 182
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 1 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.025% 0.027% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.029% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 12
Average salary - £32,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.06%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £41,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-8.53% +5.12%
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
3809 3493 4140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.11% 94.84% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3286 3044 3675
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Apache
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 3 (50.00%) Debian
3 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Perl
3 3 (50.00%) PHP
3 3 (50.00%) MySQL
3 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (50.00%) Puppet
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (50.00%) nginx
3 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) UNIX
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
5 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) WAN

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (66.67%) Apache
2 3 (50.00%) nginx
3 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Debian
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Perl
1 3 (50.00%) PHP
1 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) Java
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
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