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 2 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 23 25 24
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 283 289 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 8.13% 8.59% 8.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.63% 37.19% 31.17%
Number of salaries quoted 245 241 282
Median salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £53,700
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
752 777 1049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.61% 23.10% 26.38%
Number of salaries quoted 653 640 890
Median salary £39,000 £34,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%

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 2 July 2016.

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 2 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Altrincham +9 15 £25,000 -37.50% 3
Rochdale 0 12 £46,000 -31.34% 1
Stockport -3 10 £33,500 -2.89% 7
Salford -1 6 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Bury +2 5 £43,750 +75.00%
Sale +3 3 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Cheadle +5 1 £47,500 +31.03% 3
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 July 2016, 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.

1 187 (34.95%) JavaScript
2 174 (32.52%) Agile Software Development
3 170 (31.78%) Java
4 165 (30.84%) Windows
5 150 (28.04%) SQL
6 142 (26.54%) MySQL
7 140 (26.17%) PHP
8 134 (25.05%) CSS
9 131 (24.49%) HTML
10 128 (23.93%) Unix
11 126 (23.55%) Oracle
12 123 (22.99%) Puppet
13 109 (20.37%) DevOps
14 108 (20.19%) Degree
15 97 (18.13%) Python
16 82 (15.33%) Microsoft
17 79 (14.77%) Ruby
18 78 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
19 77 (14.39%) .NET
20 76 (14.21%) Computer Science
21 75 (14.02%) Git (software)
22 74 (13.83%) Shell Script
22 74 (13.83%) Scrum
23 70 (13.08%) Web Development
23 70 (13.08%) Opscode Chef
24 67 (12.52%) ITIL
25 65 (12.15%) jQuery
26 64 (11.96%) CentOS
27 62 (11.59%) XML
28 61 (11.40%) Configuration Management

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 58 (10.84%) Apache
2 51 (9.53%) WebSphere
3 43 (8.04%) OpenStack
4 36 (6.73%) Tomcat
5 32 (5.98%) JBoss
6 29 (5.42%) WebLogic
7 25 (4.67%) Drupal
8 24 (4.49%) CloudStack
8 24 (4.49%) SharePoint
9 21 (3.93%) WordPress
10 18 (3.36%) MS Exchange
11 16 (2.99%) nginx
12 15 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2010
12 15 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2013
13 11 (2.06%) SharePoint 2013
14 9 (1.68%) IIS
15 8 (1.50%) GeoServer
16 7 (1.31%) Apache Solr
16 7 (1.31%) CMS
17 6 (1.12%) Joomla!
Applications
1 22 (4.11%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.87%) MS Office
3 6 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (1.12%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.19%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 18 (3.36%) Magento
2 6 (1.12%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.75%) Primavera
3 4 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.19%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.19%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 61 (11.40%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (1.87%) SaaS
5 8 (1.50%) Amazon ELB
6 7 (1.31%) GitHub
7 6 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.12%) Google Analytics
8 5 (0.93%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (0.93%) CloudFront
9 4 (0.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 3 (0.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 3 (0.56%) Route 53
11 2 (0.37%) Office 365
11 2 (0.37%) Trello
11 2 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 46 (8.60%) Firewall
2 31 (5.79%) TCP/IP
3 30 (5.61%) SAN
4 29 (5.42%) DNS
4 29 (5.42%) Internet
5 23 (4.30%) VPN
6 17 (3.18%) DHCP
7 16 (2.99%) SSL
8 14 (2.62%) VoIP
9 13 (2.43%) LAN
10 10 (1.87%) Ethernet
10 10 (1.87%) LDAP
11 9 (1.68%) NAS
12 8 (1.50%) Wireless
13 7 (1.31%) MPLS
14 6 (1.12%) HTTPS
14 6 (1.12%) Network Security
14 6 (1.12%) WAN
15 5 (0.93%) HTTP
15 5 (0.93%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (26.54%) MySQL
2 49 (9.16%) SQL Server
3 21 (3.93%) Relational Database
4 18 (3.36%) MongoDB
5 16 (2.99%) DB2
5 16 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (2.24%) Big Data
6 12 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (2.06%) Oracle Database
7 11 (2.06%) Oracle Database 10g
8 9 (1.68%) Amazon RDS
8 9 (1.68%) Hadoop
8 9 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (1.50%) GIS
9 8 (1.50%) NoSQL
9 8 (1.50%) Oracle9i Database
9 8 (1.50%) RDBMS
10 7 (1.31%) Redis
Development Applications
1 75 (14.02%) Git (software)
2 51 (9.53%) Selenium
3 48 (8.97%) Jenkins
4 26 (4.86%) JIRA
5 21 (3.93%) Maven
6 18 (3.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 18 (3.36%) Cucumber
7 17 (3.18%) NUnit
8 16 (2.99%) Grunt
9 15 (2.80%) Gradle
10 14 (2.62%) JMeter
10 14 (2.62%) Subversion
11 13 (2.43%) Visual Studio
12 12 (2.24%) TestNG
12 12 (2.24%) Vagrant
13 11 (2.06%) Eclipse
14 9 (1.68%) RSpec
15 6 (1.12%) Axure RP
16 5 (0.93%) Jasmine
16 5 (0.93%) TeamCity
General
1 50 (9.35%) Finance
2 26 (4.86%) Telecoms
3 22 (4.11%) Electronics
3 22 (4.11%) Retail
4 18 (3.36%) Marketing
5 14 (2.62%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.24%) Games
7 10 (1.87%) Banking
8 7 (1.31%) Publishing
9 5 (0.93%) Legal
10 4 (0.75%) Back Office
11 3 (0.56%) Advertising
12 2 (0.37%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 212 (39.63%) Developer
2 73 (13.64%) PHP Developer
3 65 (12.15%) DevOps Engineer
4 56 (10.47%) Java Developer
5 52 (9.72%) Linux Engineer
6 46 (8.60%) JavaScript Developer
7 36 (6.73%) Administrator
8 33 (6.17%) Software Developer
9 31 (5.79%) Support Engineer
10 29 (5.42%) Analyst
11 28 (5.23%) Systems Administrator
12 27 (5.05%) Linux Administrator
13 26 (4.86%) Java Software Developer
14 25 (4.67%) Senior Developer
14 25 (4.67%) SQL Developer
14 25 (4.67%) Web Developer
15 24 (4.49%) Lead Developer
16 22 (4.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 21 (3.93%) Software Engineer
18 19 (3.55%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (25.05%) CSS
2 131 (24.49%) HTML
3 77 (14.39%) .NET
4 65 (12.15%) jQuery
5 62 (11.59%) XML
6 59 (11.03%) Web Services
7 51 (9.53%) LAMP
8 44 (8.22%) Spring
9 33 (6.17%) HTML5
10 28 (5.23%) JSON
11 27 (5.05%) Node.js
12 25 (4.67%) Java EE
12 25 (4.67%) Oracle ADF
13 23 (4.30%) Ajax
14 22 (4.11%) AngularJS
14 22 (4.11%) Symfony
15 21 (3.93%) RESTful
15 21 (3.93%) Ruby on Rails
16 20 (3.74%) CSS3
17 19 (3.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 76 (14.21%) Computer Science
2 61 (11.40%) iPad
3 29 (5.42%) Mathematics
3 29 (5.42%) User Experience
4 26 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (3.36%) Replication
6 16 (2.99%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 14 (2.62%) Data Centre
8 12 (2.24%) Statistics
9 11 (2.06%) Clustering
10 7 (1.31%) Embedded Systems
10 7 (1.31%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.12%) Device Driver
11 6 (1.12%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.12%) N-Tier
11 6 (1.12%) Online Games
11 6 (1.12%) PKI
12 4 (0.75%) BBC
12 4 (0.75%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 165 (30.84%) Windows
2 128 (23.93%) Unix
3 64 (11.96%) CentOS
4 47 (8.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (4.86%) Windows Server
6 20 (3.74%) Solaris
7 19 (3.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (3.36%) Android
9 17 (3.18%) Ubuntu
10 16 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (2.62%) AIX
12 13 (2.43%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (2.24%) Embedded Linux
13 12 (2.24%) Oracle Linux
14 11 (2.06%) Mac OS X
15 9 (1.68%) Debian
16 8 (1.50%) Apple iOS
16 8 (1.50%) CoreOS
17 7 (1.31%) Windows 2000
18 5 (0.93%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (32.52%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (20.37%) DevOps
3 78 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
4 74 (13.83%) Scrum
5 70 (13.08%) Web Development
6 67 (12.52%) ITIL
7 61 (11.40%) Configuration Management
8 60 (11.21%) TDD
9 57 (10.65%) E-Commerce
10 42 (7.85%) MVC
11 40 (7.48%) Software Engineering
12 39 (7.29%) OOP
13 37 (6.92%) Mentoring
13 37 (6.92%) OO
14 35 (6.54%) Open Source
15 32 (5.98%) BDD
16 28 (5.23%) Continuous Delivery
16 28 (5.23%) Continuous Improvement
17 27 (5.05%) Project Management
18 26 (4.86%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 187 (34.95%) JavaScript
2 170 (31.78%) Java
3 150 (28.04%) SQL
4 140 (26.17%) PHP
5 97 (18.13%) Python
6 79 (14.77%) Ruby
7 74 (13.83%) Shell Script
8 57 (10.65%) C#
9 56 (10.47%) Bash Shell
10 51 (9.53%) C++
11 49 (9.16%) Perl
12 21 (3.93%) C
12 21 (3.93%) PowerShell
13 14 (2.62%) Scala
14 10 (1.87%) ActionScript
15 7 (1.31%) VBScript
16 6 (1.12%) PL/SQL
17 5 (0.93%) T-SQL
18 4 (0.75%) PHP 5
19 3 (0.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 108 (20.19%) Degree
2 12 (2.24%) ISTQB
3 10 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (1.68%) CCNA
4 9 (1.68%) RHCE
5 8 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.12%) RHCT
8 5 (0.93%) CCNP
8 5 (0.93%) CISSP
8 5 (0.93%) MCSE
9 4 (0.75%) A+ Certification
9 4 (0.75%) CompTIA Security+
9 4 (0.75%) HP ASE
9 4 (0.75%) MCITP
9 4 (0.75%) Network+ Certification
9 4 (0.75%) RHCSA
9 4 (0.75%) Security Cleared
9 4 (0.75%) Security+ Certification
9 4 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.80%) QA
2 10 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.56%) SLA
4 2 (0.37%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.37%) SDET
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.19%) ISO27002
System Software
1 35 (6.54%) vSphere
2 31 (5.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (5.05%) Active Directory
4 25 (4.67%) Xen
5 24 (4.49%) XenServer
6 20 (3.74%) Docker
7 13 (2.43%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (1.50%) Hyper-V
8 8 (1.50%) XenApp
9 6 (1.12%) Ceph
9 6 (1.12%) vCloud
10 5 (0.93%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.75%) NFS
12 3 (0.56%) SRDF
13 2 (0.37%) Squid
14 1 (0.19%) Firmware
14 1 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.19%) Postfix
14 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 123 (22.99%) Puppet
2 70 (13.08%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (6.92%) Cobbler
4 26 (4.86%) Tivoli
5 15 (2.80%) Ansible
6 12 (2.24%) Nagios
7 9 (1.68%) SELinux
8 8 (1.50%) cPanel
8 8 (1.50%) Plesk
9 7 (1.31%) AirWatch
9 7 (1.31%) HAProxy
10 6 (1.12%) Packer
11 5 (0.93%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 5 (0.93%) SCCM
11 5 (0.93%) WSUS
12 4 (0.75%) Backup Exec
12 4 (0.75%) HP SIM
12 4 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (0.75%) RANCID
12 4 (0.75%) vRealize
Vendors
1 126 (23.55%) Oracle
2 82 (15.33%) Microsoft
3 55 (10.28%) Red Hat
3 55 (10.28%) VMware
4 36 (6.73%) Cisco
5 24 (4.49%) EnterpriseDB
6 18 (3.36%) IBM
7 17 (3.18%) Zend
8 15 (2.80%) Citrix
9 12 (2.24%) HP
10 10 (1.87%) Juniper
11 9 (1.68%) Adobe
11 9 (1.68%) Atlassian
11 9 (1.68%) Dell
11 9 (1.68%) Google
11 9 (1.68%) NetApp
12 8 (1.50%) ESRI
12 8 (1.50%) Snowplow
13 7 (1.31%) Twitter
14 6 (1.12%) New Relic
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits & Pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
blu digital
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
KDR
Salary: £18000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £43000 - £45000 per annum + onsite parking, pen, 25 hols
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Pension / Healthcare / bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + 25 hols, parking,
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Freshfields
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago