The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 24 29 18
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 298 294 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 7.60% 7.90% 11.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.95% 31.14% 43.08%
Number of salaries quoted 258 233 401
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,950 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
Linux
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
995 944 1091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 25.36% 25.36% 27.07%
Number of salaries quoted 843 815 956
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Linux
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Linux Salary Trend in Manchester

Linux
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Manchester

Linux
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 within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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 -2 25 £34,500 +6.15% 7
Bolton -1 16 £49,000 -2.00% 1
Salford -1 11 £42,750 +85.86% 1
Wigan -4 11 £42,500 +47.82%
Ashton-under-Lyne - 8 £30,000 -
Altrincham +4 5 £40,000 +60.00%
Oldham +2 4 - -
Rochdale -4 4 £55,000 +131.57% 2
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Linux also 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 that cited Linux.

1 223 (37.54%) Windows
2 205 (34.51%) MySQL
3 170 (28.62%) PHP
4 159 (26.77%) Java
5 152 (25.59%) HTML
6 142 (23.91%) JavaScript
6 142 (23.91%) CSS
7 136 (22.90%) Agile Software Development
8 132 (22.22%) UNIX
9 122 (20.54%) Oracle
10 119 (20.03%) VMware
11 116 (19.53%) Apache
12 111 (18.69%) SQL
13 104 (17.51%) Degree
14 97 (16.33%) MVC
15 93 (15.66%) E-Commerce
16 91 (15.32%) VMware Infrastructure
17 86 (14.48%) SQL Server
17 86 (14.48%) C++
18 85 (14.31%) jQuery
19 84 (14.14%) Software Engineering
20 82 (13.80%) OO
21 75 (12.63%) Microsoft
21 75 (12.63%) Red Hat
22 73 (12.29%) Git (software)
23 66 (11.11%) Relational Database
23 66 (11.11%) Cisco
23 66 (11.11%) XML
24 63 (10.61%) SAN
25 61 (10.27%) HP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Linux also 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 that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 116 (19.53%) Apache
2 48 (8.08%) WebSphere
3 38 (6.40%) WebLogic
3 38 (6.40%) nginx
4 31 (5.22%) Tomcat
5 24 (4.04%) JBoss
5 24 (4.04%) WordPress
6 23 (3.87%) CMS
7 22 (3.70%) Drupal
8 15 (2.53%) MS Exchange
9 12 (2.02%) IIS
10 11 (1.85%) GlassFish
11 10 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2013
11 10 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (1.52%) Node.js
13 8 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
14 7 (1.18%) Joomla!
15 6 (1.01%) Apache Solr
16 5 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
17 4 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 23 (3.87%) MS Excel
2 21 (3.54%) MS Office
3 11 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.18%) Photoshop
4 7 (1.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.67%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.34%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.34%) Maya
6 2 (0.34%) 3ds Max
6 2 (0.34%) CINEMA 4D
6 2 (0.34%) Revit
Business Applications
1 42 (7.07%) Magento
2 5 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.34%) Sage 50
3 2 (0.34%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (1.18%) GitHub
3 6 (1.01%) Office 365
3 6 (1.01%) Amazon S3
3 6 (1.01%) SaaS
4 1 (0.17%) PaaS
4 1 (0.17%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.17%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.17%) IaaS
4 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 63 (10.61%) SAN
2 51 (8.59%) DNS
3 29 (4.88%) Firewall
4 25 (4.21%) TCP/IP
5 24 (4.04%) VPN
6 22 (3.70%) DHCP
6 22 (3.70%) HTTP
7 20 (3.37%) Internet
8 17 (2.86%) WAN
9 16 (2.69%) SSL
9 16 (2.69%) iSCSI
10 15 (2.53%) VoIP
11 14 (2.36%) VLAN
12 12 (2.02%) SSH
12 12 (2.02%) LAN
13 11 (1.85%) Broadband
13 11 (1.85%) IPsec
14 9 (1.52%) Fibre Channel
14 9 (1.52%) Ethernet
15 7 (1.18%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (34.51%) MySQL
2 86 (14.48%) SQL Server
3 66 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 61 (10.27%) Oracle Database
5 46 (7.74%) RDBMS
6 37 (6.23%) PostgreSQL
7 26 (4.38%) DB2
8 22 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
9 21 (3.54%) Oracle Exadata
10 18 (3.03%) Big Data
11 16 (2.69%) NoSQL
12 13 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (2.02%) OLTP
14 11 (1.85%) Amazon Redshift
15 9 (1.52%) Hadoop
16 8 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
16 8 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
16 8 (1.35%) MongoDB
17 5 (0.84%) Ingres
17 5 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 73 (12.29%) Git (software)
2 42 (7.07%) Eclipse
3 37 (6.23%) Subversion
4 34 (5.72%) Maven
5 29 (4.88%) JUnit
5 29 (4.88%) Selenium
5 29 (4.88%) Jenkins
6 17 (2.86%) Ant
7 16 (2.69%) JIRA
8 14 (2.36%) Gradle
9 7 (1.18%) Hudson
9 7 (1.18%) PHPUnit
10 6 (1.01%) TeamCity
10 6 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
10 6 (1.01%) Behat
11 5 (0.84%) Bitbucket
11 5 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 5 (0.84%) Mercurial
12 4 (0.67%) ClearCase
13 3 (0.51%) Cucumber
General
1 51 (8.59%) Retail
2 40 (6.73%) Finance
3 17 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 16 (2.69%) Manufacturing
5 10 (1.68%) Marketing
6 9 (1.52%) Games
6 9 (1.52%) Aerospace
7 8 (1.35%) Advertising
7 8 (1.35%) Military
8 6 (1.01%) Banking
9 3 (0.51%) German Language
9 3 (0.51%) Law
9 3 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.51%) Back Office
9 3 (0.51%) Electronics
10 2 (0.34%) Automotive
10 2 (0.34%) iGaming
11 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.17%) Turkish Language
11 1 (0.17%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 228 (38.38%) Developer
2 109 (18.35%) PHP Developer
3 60 (10.10%) Java Developer
4 54 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 44 (7.41%) Administrator
6 42 (7.07%) Senior Developer
7 39 (6.57%) Systems Administrator
8 36 (6.06%) Support Engineer
9 35 (5.89%) Architect
10 32 (5.39%) Consultant
11 29 (4.88%) Linux Administrator
12 27 (4.55%) Analyst
12 27 (4.55%) DBA
12 27 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
13 26 (4.38%) Tester
14 25 (4.21%) Web Developer
14 25 (4.21%) Security Consultant
14 25 (4.21%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 24 (4.04%) Penetration Tester
15 24 (4.04%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (25.59%) HTML
2 142 (23.91%) CSS
3 85 (14.31%) jQuery
4 66 (11.11%) XML
5 59 (9.93%) LAMP
6 57 (9.60%) HTML5
7 55 (9.26%) SOAP
8 53 (8.92%) Web Services
8 53 (8.92%) Spring
9 48 (8.08%) .NET
10 44 (7.41%) Hibernate
11 41 (6.90%) J2EE
12 40 (6.73%) JMS
13 39 (6.57%) Servlets
14 35 (5.89%) CSS3
15 33 (5.56%) Ajax
16 31 (5.22%) WebSphere MQ
17 30 (5.05%) RabbitMQ
17 30 (5.05%) Java EE
17 30 (5.05%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 42 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (5.89%) Computer Science
3 25 (4.21%) FlexPod
4 23 (3.87%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (2.19%) Open Source
6 10 (1.68%) Mathematics
7 9 (1.52%) Online Games
7 9 (1.52%) Clustering
7 9 (1.52%) User Experience
8 8 (1.35%) Animation
9 7 (1.18%) Photography
9 7 (1.18%) Physics
9 7 (1.18%) Cryptography
9 7 (1.18%) PKI
9 7 (1.18%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.01%) Life Science
10 6 (1.01%) Blog
11 5 (0.84%) Statistics
11 5 (0.84%) W3C
12 4 (0.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 223 (37.54%) Windows
2 132 (22.22%) UNIX
3 58 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 36 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (5.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 34 (5.72%) Solaris
6 33 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (4.88%) AIX
8 27 (4.55%) CentOS
9 25 (4.21%) Debian
10 23 (3.87%) HPUX
11 21 (3.54%) OS/400
11 21 (3.54%) zOS
11 21 (3.54%) SUSE
12 18 (3.03%) Windows 7
13 14 (2.36%) Android
14 13 (2.19%) Apple iOS
15 12 (2.02%) Oracle Linux
16 10 (1.68%) Ubuntu
16 10 (1.68%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (22.90%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (16.33%) MVC
3 93 (15.66%) E-Commerce
4 84 (14.14%) Software Engineering
5 82 (13.80%) OO
6 59 (9.93%) OOP
7 46 (7.74%) ITIL
8 42 (7.07%) Scrum
9 38 (6.40%) Mentoring
10 37 (6.23%) TDD
11 35 (5.89%) Information Security
12 34 (5.72%) Coaching
13 32 (5.39%) Penetration Testing
14 28 (4.71%) Automated Testing
15 27 (4.55%) Configuration Management
16 26 (4.38%) Business Continuity
17 25 (4.21%) OO PHP
17 25 (4.21%) Security Architecture
18 24 (4.04%) Web Development
19 22 (3.70%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 170 (28.62%) PHP
2 159 (26.77%) Java
3 142 (23.91%) JavaScript
4 111 (18.69%) SQL
5 86 (14.48%) C++
6 54 (9.09%) C#
7 46 (7.74%) C
8 39 (6.57%) Python
9 35 (5.89%) Perl
10 26 (4.38%) Ruby
11 24 (4.04%) PHP5
12 23 (3.87%) PowerShell
12 23 (3.87%) Bash Shell
13 19 (3.20%) PL/SQL
14 9 (1.52%) VB
14 9 (1.52%) XPath
14 9 (1.52%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.67%) JCL
16 3 (0.51%) Scala
17 2 (0.34%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 104 (17.51%) Degree
2 25 (4.21%) OSCP
2 25 (4.21%) OSCE
3 24 (4.04%) CISSP
4 23 (3.87%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (3.70%) CCNA
6 20 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (3.03%) MCSE
8 11 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (1.35%) MCSA
9 8 (1.35%) CCNP
10 7 (1.18%) RHCA
10 7 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.01%) VCP4
11 6 (1.01%) RHCE
12 4 (0.67%) MCP
13 2 (0.34%) CCDP
13 2 (0.34%) LPIC
13 2 (0.34%) AAT
14 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.54%) QA
2 9 (1.52%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.01%) PMBOK
5 5 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 91 (15.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (8.75%) Active Directory
3 27 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 21 (3.54%) KVM
5 18 (3.03%) vSphere
6 8 (1.35%) NFS
6 8 (1.35%) Xen
6 8 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (1.18%) XenDesktop
8 6 (1.01%) XenApp
9 4 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.51%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.51%) Squid
10 3 (0.51%) Kamailio
10 3 (0.51%) vCloud
10 3 (0.51%) Varnish
11 2 (0.34%) XenServer
11 2 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.34%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 41 (6.90%) Puppet
2 25 (4.21%) Nagios
3 23 (3.87%) Tivoli
4 18 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (2.02%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.67%) Cacti
7 3 (0.51%) Hyperic
7 3 (0.51%) Ansible
8 2 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.34%) XenMobile
8 2 (0.34%) Control-M
8 2 (0.34%) Capistrano
8 2 (0.34%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.34%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.34%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.34%) Nessus
8 2 (0.34%) WebInspect
9 1 (0.17%) SCCM
9 1 (0.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 122 (20.54%) Oracle
2 119 (20.03%) VMware
3 75 (12.63%) Red Hat
3 75 (12.63%) Microsoft
4 66 (11.11%) Cisco
5 61 (10.27%) HP
6 49 (8.25%) NetApp
7 36 (6.06%) EMC
8 35 (5.89%) Zend
9 34 (5.72%) IBM
10 27 (4.55%) Juniper
11 25 (4.21%) Symantec
12 24 (4.04%) CheckPoint
13 23 (3.87%) CA
14 22 (3.70%) Citrix
14 22 (3.70%) Brocade
15 21 (3.54%) BMC
16 15 (2.53%) Dell
17 11 (1.85%) Adobe
18 10 (1.68%) SolarWinds
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £22000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Auto Trader
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £17,000 - £22,000 Dependent on Experience
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £22,000 - £30,000 Subject to experience
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £17,000 - £22,000 subject to experience
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Novus digital recruitment limited
Salary: From £28,000 to £36,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
New Gen Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits.
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago