The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 31 18 29
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 290 456 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 7.17% 11.11% 7.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.83% 41.61% 28.91%
Number of salaries quoted 211 404 249
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1006 1096 972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 24.86% 26.71% 25.91%
Number of salaries quoted 826 961 874
Average salary £32,500 £34,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.79% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Linux
North West

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +4 41 £34,000 +7.93% 4
Altrincham +16 16 £25,000 -23.07% 3
Salford -3 13 £23,000 -29.23% 2
Oldham +1 10 £33,750 +50.00% 1
Cheadle -15 7 £30,500 -39.00%
Wigan +11 6 £27,000 -1.09% 3
Bolton -9 6 £50,000 -
Rochdale -4 2 £24,500 -62.30%
Sale -4 1 - -
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £30,000 -
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 219 (36.93%) UNIX
2 193 (32.55%) SQL
3 184 (31.03%) PHP
4 177 (29.85%) MySQL
5 173 (29.17%) Java
6 163 (27.49%) HTML
7 160 (26.98%) Windows
8 154 (25.97%) JavaScript
9 148 (24.96%) CSS
10 128 (21.59%) Oracle
11 101 (17.03%) Degree
12 91 (15.35%) Git (software)
13 84 (14.17%) Finance
14 78 (13.15%) Apache
15 77 (12.98%) Zend
16 76 (12.82%) Tomcat
16 76 (12.82%) Red Hat
17 75 (12.65%) OO
18 73 (12.31%) VMware
19 70 (11.80%) Web Services
20 69 (11.64%) MVC
21 67 (11.30%) C
22 66 (11.13%) Python
22 66 (11.13%) Software Engineering
23 65 (10.96%) C++
24 64 (10.79%) Perl
24 64 (10.79%) E-Commerce
25 63 (10.62%) Subversion
26 62 (10.46%) Oracle Database
27 61 (10.29%) jQuery

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 78 (13.15%) Apache
2 76 (12.82%) Tomcat
3 38 (6.41%) WebLogic
4 29 (4.89%) WebSphere
5 19 (3.20%) OpenStack
6 18 (3.04%) Apache Solr
7 16 (2.70%) Drupal
8 11 (1.85%) CMS
8 11 (1.85%) TIBCO EMS
8 11 (1.85%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
9 8 (1.35%) IIS
10 7 (1.18%) SAS
10 7 (1.18%) MS Exchange
11 6 (1.01%) Lync
12 4 (0.67%) TeamSite
13 3 (0.51%) WordPress
13 3 (0.51%) nginx
14 2 (0.34%) Node.js
14 2 (0.34%) Apache ServiceMix
14 2 (0.34%) Joomla!
Applications
1 32 (5.40%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.87%) MS Office
3 3 (0.51%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.51%) Maple
4 2 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (2.87%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (2.19%) Magento
3 11 (1.85%) BusinessWorks
3 11 (1.85%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
3 11 (1.85%) TIBCO iProcess
4 2 (0.34%) AWD
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.38%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.84%) Office 365
4 2 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.17%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.06%) TCP/IP
2 27 (4.55%) Firewall
3 26 (4.38%) Internet
4 24 (4.05%) DNS
5 23 (3.88%) HTTP
6 22 (3.71%) SAN
7 18 (3.04%) SSL
8 17 (2.87%) WAN
9 14 (2.36%) LAN
10 10 (1.69%) DHCP
11 8 (1.35%) AMQP
12 7 (1.18%) FTP
13 6 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (1.01%) Wireless
13 6 (1.01%) BGP
13 6 (1.01%) VPN
14 5 (0.84%) MPLS
14 5 (0.84%) Network Security
15 4 (0.67%) Junos
15 4 (0.67%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (29.85%) MySQL
2 62 (10.46%) Oracle Database
3 51 (8.60%) Relational Database
4 37 (6.24%) SQL Server
5 21 (3.54%) RDBMS
6 18 (3.04%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (2.36%) Oracle Database 11g
7 14 (2.36%) DB2
7 14 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (2.19%) DataStage
9 11 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
10 10 (1.69%) MongoDB
11 7 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (1.01%) Big Data
12 6 (1.01%) Ingres
13 5 (0.84%) Oracle BI EE
14 4 (0.67%) Oracle Exadata
14 4 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
15 3 (0.51%) OLAP
15 3 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 91 (15.35%) Git (software)
2 63 (10.62%) Subversion
3 36 (6.07%) Jenkins
4 30 (5.06%) Eclipse
5 28 (4.72%) Ant
6 23 (3.88%) JUnit
7 22 (3.71%) Maven
8 18 (3.04%) PHPUnit
9 15 (2.53%) Hudson
9 15 (2.53%) Gerrit
10 14 (2.36%) Mockito
11 7 (1.18%) Selenium
12 6 (1.01%) Visual Studio
13 5 (0.84%) Bugzilla
13 5 (0.84%) GCC
14 4 (0.67%) SCons
14 4 (0.67%) JIRA
15 3 (0.51%) JMeter
15 3 (0.51%) NUnit
15 3 (0.51%) NetBeans
General
1 84 (14.17%) Finance
2 40 (6.75%) Retail
3 30 (5.06%) Marketing
4 18 (3.04%) Games
4 18 (3.04%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.87%) Financial Institution
6 9 (1.52%) Banking
7 7 (1.18%) Electronics
8 5 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (0.84%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.67%) Military
9 4 (0.67%) Back Office
10 3 (0.51%) Advertising
11 2 (0.34%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.17%) Automotive
12 1 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 233 (39.29%) Developer
2 72 (12.14%) PHP Developer
3 66 (11.13%) Java Developer
4 58 (9.78%) Administrator
5 52 (8.77%) Support Engineer
6 51 (8.60%) Senior Developer
7 42 (7.08%) Software Engineer
8 29 (4.89%) Linux Administrator
8 29 (4.89%) Architect
9 28 (4.72%) Consultant
9 28 (4.72%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 27 (4.55%) Software Developer
11 26 (4.38%) Web Developer
12 25 (4.22%) Linux Engineer
13 24 (4.05%) DBA
14 22 (3.71%) Systems Administrator
14 22 (3.71%) Analyst
15 18 (3.04%) Oracle Developer
15 18 (3.04%) Solutions Architect
16 17 (2.87%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (27.49%) HTML
2 148 (24.96%) CSS
3 70 (11.80%) Web Services
4 61 (10.29%) jQuery
5 58 (9.78%) Spring
6 53 (8.94%) XML
7 52 (8.77%) Hibernate
8 47 (7.93%) LAMP
9 46 (7.76%) J2EE
10 43 (7.25%) Symfony
11 41 (6.91%) Middleware
12 33 (5.56%) EJB
12 33 (5.56%) JSP
13 30 (5.06%) Struts
14 25 (4.22%) JDBC
15 23 (3.88%) Ajax
16 22 (3.71%) Java EE
17 19 (3.20%) CakePHP
18 18 (3.04%) HTML5
18 18 (3.04%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 39 (6.58%) Computer Science
2 30 (5.06%) Mainframe
3 24 (4.05%) Open Source
4 23 (3.88%) Mobile App
5 19 (3.20%) Mathematics
5 19 (3.20%) IBM Mainframe
6 17 (2.87%) AS400
7 14 (2.36%) Visualisation
7 14 (2.36%) iPhone
8 10 (1.69%) Animation
8 10 (1.69%) Clustering
8 10 (1.69%) 3D Graphics
9 7 (1.18%) Device Driver
9 7 (1.18%) Replication
10 6 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.01%) Statistics
11 5 (0.84%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.84%) Tandem
11 5 (0.84%) Social Media
12 4 (0.67%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 219 (36.93%) UNIX
2 160 (26.98%) Windows
3 46 (7.76%) Solaris
4 38 (6.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 32 (5.40%) CentOS
6 26 (4.38%) Mac OS X
6 26 (4.38%) AIX
7 24 (4.05%) Android
8 21 (3.54%) HPUX
9 14 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (2.19%) Debian
11 12 (2.02%) Apple iOS
12 11 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (1.35%) Windows 7
14 7 (1.18%) Embedded Linux
14 7 (1.18%) Oracle Linux
15 6 (1.01%) Ubuntu
15 6 (1.01%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.51%) Fedora
16 3 (0.51%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (12.65%) OO
2 69 (11.64%) MVC
3 66 (11.13%) Software Engineering
4 64 (10.79%) E-Commerce
5 59 (9.95%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (7.76%) Scrum
7 43 (7.25%) TDD
8 41 (6.91%) ITIL
9 32 (5.40%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (4.72%) OOP
11 27 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
12 26 (4.38%) Web Development
12 26 (4.38%) Web Application Development
13 24 (4.05%) Business Continuity
14 22 (3.71%) Change Management
15 19 (3.20%) OO PHP
16 18 (3.04%) User Acceptance Testing
16 18 (3.04%) Infrastructure Management
17 17 (2.87%) Time Management
18 16 (2.70%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 193 (32.55%) SQL
2 184 (31.03%) PHP
3 173 (29.17%) Java
4 154 (25.97%) JavaScript
5 67 (11.30%) C
6 66 (11.13%) Python
7 65 (10.96%) C++
8 64 (10.79%) Perl
9 57 (9.61%) Shell Script
10 48 (8.09%) PHP5
11 46 (7.76%) Ruby
12 26 (4.38%) PL/SQL
13 21 (3.54%) C#
14 19 (3.20%) Bash Shell
15 14 (2.36%) XPath
16 11 (1.85%) Jython
17 7 (1.18%) JCL
17 7 (1.18%) Lua
17 7 (1.18%) PowerShell
18 5 (0.84%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 101 (17.03%) Degree
2 15 (2.53%) HND
3 12 (2.02%) RHCE
4 10 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.84%) MCSE
7 5 (0.84%) CCNA
7 5 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (0.67%) RHCT
8 4 (0.67%) MCP
9 2 (0.34%) ISEB
9 2 (0.34%) MCSA
10 1 (0.17%) HNC
10 1 (0.17%) MCSD
10 1 (0.17%) CCIE
10 1 (0.17%) CCNP
10 1 (0.17%) PhD
10 1 (0.17%) OCP
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.37%) QA
2 6 (1.01%) SLA
3 5 (0.84%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 47 (7.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (3.54%) Active Directory
3 16 (2.70%) vSphere
4 10 (1.69%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.52%) Oracle RMAN
6 7 (1.18%) KVM
7 6 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.84%) Xen
9 3 (0.51%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.51%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.51%) Squid
9 3 (0.51%) vCloud
10 2 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.17%) Samba
11 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.17%) XenServer
11 1 (0.17%) Varnish
11 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 33 (5.56%) Puppet
2 18 (3.04%) Nagios
3 17 (2.87%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (2.02%) Tivoli
5 11 (1.85%) CFEngine
6 7 (1.18%) NetBackup
7 6 (1.01%) SCCM
8 4 (0.67%) Cacti
9 3 (0.51%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.51%) WSUS
10 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 2 (0.34%) Capistrano
10 2 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.17%) HP Data Protector
11 1 (0.17%) Data Guard
11 1 (0.17%) Plesk
11 1 (0.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.17%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 128 (21.59%) Oracle
2 77 (12.98%) Zend
3 76 (12.82%) Red Hat
4 73 (12.31%) VMware
5 43 (7.25%) IBM
6 41 (6.91%) Microsoft
7 30 (5.06%) JBoss
8 27 (4.55%) Cisco
9 20 (3.37%) EMC
10 18 (3.04%) Citrix
11 16 (2.70%) Symantec
12 14 (2.36%) HP
13 11 (1.85%) TIBCO
14 10 (1.69%) Teradata
14 10 (1.69%) Juniper
15 8 (1.35%) Google
16 7 (1.18%) NetApp
16 7 (1.18%) CheckPoint
16 7 (1.18%) SolarWinds
17 6 (1.01%) Sophos
Manchester, Lancashire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Pension + BUPA + Dental + More
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 18,000 - 25,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Flexi-Time, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Randstad Digital
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £42500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum - + Exception Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Duval Associates Ltd
Salary: £28,000 to £34,000 + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + bens + flexitime
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 to £50000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Manchester
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + pension & healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago