The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
North West / Manchester
Rank 26 22 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 336 275 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 8.79% 8.44% 7.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.95% 32.86% 29.54%
Number of salaries quoted 277 227 262
Median salary £40,000 £43,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.04% +12.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,800 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £53,850
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%

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
841 837 1019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.99% 25.70% 25.69%
Number of salaries quoted 712 687 874
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 February 2017.

Linux Salary Histogram in Manchester

Linux
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oldham - 30 £37,500 - 5
Altrincham +5 22 £30,000 -14.28%
Stockport -4 22 £35,000 -28.20% 1
Rochdale -9 9 £40,000 -33.33%
Salford -6 4 £35,124 +8.07% 1
Sale - 2 £47,500 -
Bury - 1 £37,500 -
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Linux.

1 275 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (30.10%) SQL
2 205 (30.10%) Windows
3 202 (29.66%) Java
4 173 (25.40%) DevOps
5 169 (24.82%) Python
6 162 (23.79%) JavaScript
7 161 (23.64%) MySQL
8 154 (22.61%) VMware
9 153 (22.47%) PHP
10 148 (21.73%) HTML
11 143 (21.00%) Unix
12 139 (20.41%) Puppet
13 133 (19.53%) Oracle
14 122 (17.91%) CSS
14 122 (17.91%) Software Engineering
14 122 (17.91%) Continuous Integration
15 121 (17.77%) Scrum
16 115 (16.89%) Ruby
16 115 (16.89%) Opscode Chef
17 110 (16.15%) Amazon AWS
18 108 (15.86%) Perl
19 105 (15.42%) Configuration Management
19 105 (15.42%) VMware Infrastructure
20 102 (14.98%) ITIL
21 98 (14.39%) Degree
22 94 (13.80%) Microsoft
23 91 (13.36%) SQL Server
24 87 (12.78%) Web Services
25 85 (12.48%) Red Hat

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 54 (7.93%) Tomcat
2 51 (7.49%) Apache
3 46 (6.75%) WebSphere
4 42 (6.17%) JBoss
5 38 (5.58%) OpenStack
6 37 (5.43%) WebLogic
7 33 (4.85%) CloudStack
8 28 (4.11%) nginx
9 20 (2.94%) Apache Spark
9 20 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
10 19 (2.79%) WordPress
11 18 (2.64%) Apache Pig
11 18 (2.64%) IIS
12 15 (2.20%) MS Exchange
13 14 (2.06%) Apache Solr
14 12 (1.76%) SharePoint
15 9 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
16 8 (1.17%) GeoServer
17 7 (1.03%) Drupal
18 6 (0.88%) CMS
Applications
1 52 (7.64%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.35%) MS Office
3 12 (1.76%) Photoshop
4 10 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 9 (1.32%) Magento
2 5 (0.73%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.29%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 110 (16.15%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (4.70%) PaaS
3 31 (4.55%) IaaS
3 31 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (3.67%) Amazon S3
5 24 (3.52%) Amazon EC2
5 24 (3.52%) AWS CloudFormation
6 15 (2.20%) Office 365
6 15 (2.20%) SaaS
7 12 (1.76%) GitHub
8 6 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.73%) Sage Pay
10 4 (0.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (0.59%) Amazon Kinesis
10 4 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (0.59%) Basecamp
11 3 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (0.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 3 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 74 (10.87%) Firewall
2 41 (6.02%) Internet
3 36 (5.29%) DNS
4 35 (5.14%) SAN
5 30 (4.41%) WAN
6 27 (3.96%) TCP/IP
7 19 (2.79%) LAN
8 18 (2.64%) VoIP
9 15 (2.20%) DHCP
10 14 (2.06%) VPN
11 11 (1.62%) HTTP
12 8 (1.17%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (1.17%) Network Security
13 7 (1.03%) Kerberos
14 6 (0.88%) BGP
14 6 (0.88%) Ethernet
14 6 (0.88%) FTP
15 5 (0.73%) Broadband
15 5 (0.73%) IPsec
15 5 (0.73%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (23.64%) MySQL
2 91 (13.36%) SQL Server
3 50 (7.34%) MongoDB
4 34 (4.99%) Big Data
5 28 (4.11%) Hadoop
6 24 (3.52%) Relational Database
7 20 (2.94%) RDBMS
8 18 (2.64%) Apache Hive
9 16 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (1.76%) NoSQL
11 10 (1.47%) Hazelcast
11 10 (1.47%) Oracle Database
12 8 (1.17%) DB2
13 7 (1.03%) Redis
14 5 (0.73%) Data Mining
15 3 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
15 3 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
15 3 (0.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 3 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
15 3 (0.44%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 80 (11.75%) Jenkins
2 74 (10.87%) Git (software)
3 51 (7.49%) Selenium
4 27 (3.96%) Maven
4 27 (3.96%) Visual Studio
5 25 (3.67%) Cucumber
6 23 (3.38%) JIRA
7 19 (2.79%) Bitbucket
7 19 (2.79%) Vagrant
8 17 (2.50%) Gradle
9 16 (2.35%) TeamCity
10 15 (2.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 12 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (1.62%) Eclipse
12 11 (1.62%) GoCD
12 11 (1.62%) Mercurial
12 11 (1.62%) Subversion
13 9 (1.32%) Grunt
13 9 (1.32%) Hudson
13 9 (1.32%) JMeter
General
1 42 (6.17%) Finance
2 31 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 30 (4.41%) Retail
4 23 (3.38%) Manufacturing
5 22 (3.23%) Games
6 19 (2.79%) Military
7 18 (2.64%) Electronics
8 12 (1.76%) Marketing
9 11 (1.62%) Banking
10 4 (0.59%) Back Office
11 2 (0.29%) Advertising
11 2 (0.29%) Legal
12 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 248 (36.42%) Developer
2 100 (14.68%) DevOps Engineer
3 97 (14.24%) Java Developer
4 87 (12.78%) Linux Engineer
5 78 (11.45%) Support Engineer
6 61 (8.96%) PHP Developer
7 58 (8.52%) Software Developer
8 51 (7.49%) Java Software Developer
8 51 (7.49%) Senior Developer
9 50 (7.34%) JavaScript Developer
10 43 (6.31%) Software Engineer
11 39 (5.73%) Linux Support
12 36 (5.29%) Senior Java Developer
13 33 (4.85%) Applications Support
14 31 (4.55%) Platform Engineer
14 31 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
15 28 (4.11%) Java Engineer
15 28 (4.11%) Linux Support Engineer
16 27 (3.96%) Administrator
17 26 (3.82%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (21.73%) HTML
2 122 (17.91%) CSS
3 87 (12.78%) Web Services
4 83 (12.19%) Spring
5 79 (11.60%) jQuery
6 63 (9.25%) .NET
7 58 (8.52%) AngularJS
8 55 (8.08%) LAMP
9 48 (7.05%) HTML5
10 47 (6.90%) XML
11 45 (6.61%) Java EE
12 41 (6.02%) Node.js
13 37 (5.43%) Ajax
14 36 (5.29%) Hibernate
14 36 (5.29%) Laravel
15 34 (4.99%) J2EE
16 29 (4.26%) Middleware
17 28 (4.11%) CSS3
18 26 (3.82%) Oracle ADF
19 23 (3.38%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 62 (9.10%) iPad
2 51 (7.49%) Computer Science
3 31 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 27 (3.96%) Clustering
5 25 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (2.64%) User Experience
7 17 (2.50%) PKI
8 15 (2.20%) Algorithms
8 15 (2.20%) Management Information System
9 14 (2.06%) Blog
9 14 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (1.76%) Device Driver
11 10 (1.47%) NHS
12 9 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
13 6 (0.88%) Cyberthreat
13 6 (0.88%) N-Tier
14 5 (0.73%) Private Cloud
15 4 (0.59%) Data Structures
15 4 (0.59%) Mobile Computing
15 4 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 205 (30.10%) Windows
2 143 (21.00%) Unix
3 72 (10.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 71 (10.43%) Windows Server
5 61 (8.96%) CentOS
6 33 (4.85%) Solaris
7 31 (4.55%) Debian
8 28 (4.11%) Ubuntu
9 27 (3.96%) Windows Server 2008
10 24 (3.52%) Embedded Linux
11 22 (3.23%) OpenVMS
11 22 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (2.06%) Android
13 13 (1.91%) AIX
14 8 (1.17%) Oracle Linux
15 7 (1.03%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.88%) HPUX
16 6 (0.88%) SUSE
16 6 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
17 5 (0.73%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (25.40%) DevOps
3 122 (17.91%) Continuous Integration
3 122 (17.91%) Software Engineering
4 121 (17.77%) Scrum
5 105 (15.42%) Configuration Management
6 102 (14.98%) ITIL
7 63 (9.25%) Web Development
8 60 (8.81%) Continuous Improvement
8 60 (8.81%) E-Commerce
9 52 (7.64%) MVC
9 52 (7.64%) SDLC
10 49 (7.20%) Open Source
11 48 (7.05%) Mentoring
12 45 (6.61%) TDD
12 45 (6.61%) Validation
13 43 (6.31%) Information Security
13 43 (6.31%) OO
14 41 (6.02%) Service Management
15 35 (5.14%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 205 (30.10%) SQL
2 202 (29.66%) Java
3 169 (24.82%) Python
4 162 (23.79%) JavaScript
5 153 (22.47%) PHP
6 115 (16.89%) Ruby
7 108 (15.86%) Perl
8 78 (11.45%) C++
9 76 (11.16%) C
10 70 (10.28%) Bash Shell
11 51 (7.49%) C#
12 49 (7.20%) Shell Script
13 32 (4.70%) Scala
14 31 (4.55%) Embedded C
15 28 (4.11%) PowerShell
16 23 (3.38%) Groovy
17 16 (2.35%) Embedded C++
18 14 (2.06%) Go
19 10 (1.47%) Korn
19 10 (1.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 98 (14.39%) Degree
2 38 (5.58%) Security Cleared
3 35 (5.14%) DV Cleared
4 26 (3.82%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (2.64%) ITIL Certification
6 14 (2.06%) CCNA
7 13 (1.91%) CCNP
7 13 (1.91%) HNC
7 13 (1.91%) HND
8 11 (1.62%) ISTQB
9 10 (1.47%) CCSE
9 10 (1.47%) ISEB
10 8 (1.17%) MCSE
10 8 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (0.88%) AWS Certification
13 4 (0.59%) CISSP
13 4 (0.59%) JNCIA
13 4 (0.59%) MCP
13 4 (0.59%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (2.50%) SLA
3 9 (1.32%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.88%) QA
5 5 (0.73%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.15%) GCP
System Software
1 105 (15.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (8.66%) Active Directory
3 58 (8.52%) Hyper-V
4 47 (6.90%) Docker
5 42 (6.17%) vSphere
6 34 (4.99%) Xen
7 32 (4.70%) XenServer
8 17 (2.50%) Firmware
8 17 (2.50%) vCloud
9 11 (1.62%) Varnish
10 7 (1.03%) Postfix
10 7 (1.03%) qmail
11 6 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
12 5 (0.73%) KVM
12 5 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.44%) VirtualBox
13 3 (0.44%) XenApp
14 2 (0.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 2 (0.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 139 (20.41%) Puppet
2 115 (16.89%) Opscode Chef
3 55 (8.08%) Ansible
4 31 (4.55%) Cobbler
5 29 (4.26%) Tivoli
6 23 (3.38%) Terraform
7 19 (2.79%) Nagios
8 15 (2.20%) Packer
9 9 (1.32%) Salt
9 9 (1.32%) SCCM
10 8 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (1.03%) cPanel
12 5 (0.73%) Ganglia
12 5 (0.73%) Kibana
12 5 (0.73%) logstash
12 5 (0.73%) Netcool
12 5 (0.73%) vMotion
13 4 (0.59%) Backup Exec
13 4 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
13 4 (0.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 154 (22.61%) VMware
2 133 (19.53%) Oracle
3 94 (13.80%) Microsoft
4 85 (12.48%) Red Hat
5 52 (7.64%) Cisco
6 32 (4.70%) EnterpriseDB
7 29 (4.26%) NetApp
8 27 (3.96%) HP
9 20 (2.94%) Citrix
10 19 (2.79%) Google
11 15 (2.20%) Zend
12 11 (1.62%) Atlassian
13 10 (1.47%) CheckPoint
13 10 (1.47%) IBM
14 9 (1.32%) Dell
14 9 (1.32%) SolarWinds
14 9 (1.32%) Zerto
15 8 (1.17%) Facebook
15 8 (1.17%) Symantec
16 7 (1.03%) Juniper
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: dependent on experience
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £35k - £60k plus competitive package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £26000 - £28000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + training programme
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago