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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 22 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 333 308 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 8.20% 7.63% 9.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.81% 29.25% 34.12%
Number of salaries quoted 288 271 284
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
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
985 1053 1011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 24.24% 26.09% 26.49%
Number of salaries quoted 813 917 848
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% +7.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
(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
Salford -1 17 £38,750 -6.62% 3
Cheadle +8 11 - - 1
Stockport -9 10 £37,500 +12.78% 4
Wigan -7 8 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Altrincham +8 7 £50,000 +81.81%
Rochdale -8 3 £48,000 +5.49%
Sale +5 2 £38,750 +6.89%
Bury - 2 £19,000 -
Oldham +4 1 £35,000 +27.27%
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 252 (39.87%) Windows
2 235 (37.18%) Java
3 189 (29.91%) MySQL
4 186 (29.43%) UNIX
5 163 (25.79%) JavaScript
6 161 (25.47%) PHP
7 154 (24.37%) HTML
8 138 (21.84%) SQL
8 138 (21.84%) CSS
9 120 (18.99%) Oracle
10 104 (16.46%) Apache
10 104 (16.46%) Red Hat
11 96 (15.19%) Tomcat
11 96 (15.19%) Software Engineering
12 93 (14.72%) E-Commerce
13 92 (14.56%) Spring
14 87 (13.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 86 (13.61%) VMware
15 86 (13.61%) XML
16 83 (13.13%) Web Services
17 79 (12.50%) Perl
17 79 (12.50%) jQuery
18 75 (11.87%) Degree
19 74 (11.71%) Finance
20 67 (10.60%) Python
21 65 (10.28%) C
21 65 (10.28%) MVC
22 64 (10.13%) C++
22 64 (10.13%) OOP
23 63 (9.97%) Agile Software Development

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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
1 104 (16.46%) Apache
2 96 (15.19%) Tomcat
3 43 (6.80%) WebSphere
4 39 (6.17%) WebLogic
5 19 (3.01%) Drupal
5 19 (3.01%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
6 18 (2.85%) MS Exchange
7 17 (2.69%) TIBCO EMS
7 17 (2.69%) Confluence
8 16 (2.53%) WordPress
9 11 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (1.42%) Jetty
10 9 (1.42%) Apache Solr
11 8 (1.27%) nginx
11 8 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (1.27%) SAS
12 7 (1.11%) CMS
12 7 (1.11%) OpenStack
13 6 (0.95%) Apache Pig
13 6 (0.95%) Node.js
Applications
1 16 (2.53%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.58%) MS Office
3 8 (1.27%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.95%) SPSS
5 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 39 (6.17%) Magento
2 19 (3.01%) BusinessWorks
2 19 (3.01%) TIBCO iProcess
3 17 (2.69%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
4 2 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.16%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 29 (4.59%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.53%) Office 365
3 12 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.95%) Amazon EMR
6 5 (0.79%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (0.63%) Route 53
8 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (0.47%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.32%) SaaS
10 1 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.16%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 41 (6.49%) DNS
2 40 (6.33%) HTTP
3 29 (4.59%) Internet
4 25 (3.96%) TCP/IP
4 25 (3.96%) VPN
5 24 (3.80%) SAN
6 23 (3.64%) SSL
7 22 (3.48%) WAN
7 22 (3.48%) Firewall
8 21 (3.32%) LAN
9 19 (3.01%) DHCP
10 13 (2.06%) MPLS
11 11 (1.74%) Ethernet
12 10 (1.58%) FTP
13 9 (1.42%) AMQP
14 7 (1.11%) LDAP
15 6 (0.95%) Broadband
15 6 (0.95%) BGP
15 6 (0.95%) VPLS
16 5 (0.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (29.91%) MySQL
2 54 (8.54%) SQL Server
3 52 (8.23%) Relational Database
4 42 (6.65%) Oracle Database
5 36 (5.70%) PostgreSQL
6 21 (3.32%) NoSQL
6 21 (3.32%) Hazelcast
7 19 (3.01%) Hadoop
7 19 (3.01%) MongoDB
7 19 (3.01%) RDBMS
8 18 (2.85%) Oracle Database 11g
9 15 (2.37%) Big Data
10 11 (1.74%) DB2
11 10 (1.58%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
15 6 (0.95%) Data Mining
15 6 (0.95%) Apache Hive
15 6 (0.95%) HBase
Development Applications
1 63 (9.97%) Git (software)
2 45 (7.12%) Maven
3 41 (6.49%) Eclipse
4 36 (5.70%) Jenkins
5 34 (5.38%) Subversion
6 29 (4.59%) JUnit
7 27 (4.27%) JIRA
8 20 (3.16%) Selenium
8 20 (3.16%) Visual Studio
9 18 (2.85%) Ant
10 13 (2.06%) Gradle
11 11 (1.74%) Gerrit
11 11 (1.74%) Mercurial
12 9 (1.42%) Hudson
13 8 (1.27%) NUnit
14 7 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (1.11%) Mockito
15 6 (0.95%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 6 (0.95%) Dreamweaver
16 4 (0.63%) SCons
General
1 74 (11.71%) Finance
2 39 (6.17%) Retail
3 36 (5.70%) Games
4 12 (1.90%) Telecoms
4 12 (1.90%) Banking
5 11 (1.74%) Marketing
6 8 (1.27%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.47%) Back Office
7 3 (0.47%) Electronics
7 3 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.47%) German Language
7 3 (0.47%) Italian Language
7 3 (0.47%) Turkish Language
8 2 (0.32%) Military
8 2 (0.32%) Automotive
9 1 (0.16%) Legal
9 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.16%) Billing
Job Titles
1 273 (43.20%) Developer
2 112 (17.72%) Java Developer
3 71 (11.23%) PHP Developer
4 67 (10.60%) Software Engineer
5 56 (8.86%) Support Engineer
6 55 (8.70%) Administrator
7 51 (8.07%) Analyst
8 48 (7.59%) Software Developer
9 36 (5.70%) Linux Administrator
10 30 (4.75%) Senior Developer
11 27 (4.27%) Linux Engineer
12 25 (3.96%) Applications Support
13 23 (3.64%) Systems Administrator
14 20 (3.16%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 19 (3.01%) DBA
15 19 (3.01%) Support Analyst
15 19 (3.01%) Linux Support
16 18 (2.85%) Magento Developer
17 17 (2.69%) Linux Support Engineer
17 17 (2.69%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (24.37%) HTML
2 138 (21.84%) CSS
3 92 (14.56%) Spring
4 86 (13.61%) XML
5 83 (13.13%) Web Services
6 79 (12.50%) jQuery
7 56 (8.86%) Hibernate
8 49 (7.75%) J2EE
9 43 (6.80%) Java EE
9 43 (6.80%) HTML5
10 37 (5.85%) JMS
11 35 (5.54%) XSLT
12 33 (5.22%) LAMP
12 33 (5.22%) Grails
13 31 (4.91%) Middleware
14 30 (4.75%) .NET
15 29 (4.59%) EJB
15 29 (4.59%) Servlets
16 28 (4.43%) DOM
16 28 (4.43%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 48 (7.59%) Computer Science
2 28 (4.43%) 3D Graphics
3 23 (3.64%) Mathematics
3 23 (3.64%) Open Source
4 19 (3.01%) Mobile App
5 18 (2.85%) Animation
6 15 (2.37%) iPhone
7 13 (2.06%) Mainframe
8 11 (1.74%) Management Information System
8 11 (1.74%) Visualisation
9 10 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.27%) IBM Mainframe
11 7 (1.11%) Xbox
11 7 (1.11%) Replication
11 7 (1.11%) Statistics
12 6 (0.95%) Blog
13 5 (0.79%) CUDA
13 5 (0.79%) Clustering
13 5 (0.79%) Tandem
13 5 (0.79%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 252 (39.87%) Windows
2 186 (29.43%) UNIX
3 87 (13.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 43 (6.80%) Android
5 36 (5.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (5.70%) Solaris
6 35 (5.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 35 (5.54%) CentOS
7 34 (5.38%) Mac OS X
8 27 (4.27%) AIX
9 24 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (2.06%) HPUX
11 10 (1.58%) Windows 7
12 9 (1.42%) SUSE
13 7 (1.11%) Windows XP
13 7 (1.11%) Apple iOS
14 6 (0.95%) Debian
15 5 (0.79%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.63%) OS/400
16 4 (0.63%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (15.19%) Software Engineering
2 93 (14.72%) E-Commerce
3 65 (10.28%) MVC
4 64 (10.13%) OOP
5 63 (9.97%) Agile Software Development
6 59 (9.34%) OO
7 55 (8.70%) ITIL
8 42 (6.65%) Scrum
9 35 (5.54%) Problem Management
10 34 (5.38%) TDD
11 33 (5.22%) Configuration Management
12 32 (5.06%) Change Management
13 28 (4.43%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (3.96%) Performance Tuning
15 24 (3.80%) OO PHP
16 23 (3.64%) DevOps
17 22 (3.48%) Time Management
17 22 (3.48%) Service Delivery
18 21 (3.32%) OOD
19 20 (3.16%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 235 (37.18%) Java
2 163 (25.79%) JavaScript
3 161 (25.47%) PHP
4 138 (21.84%) SQL
5 79 (12.50%) Perl
6 67 (10.60%) Python
7 65 (10.28%) C
8 64 (10.13%) C++
9 56 (8.86%) Shell Script
10 35 (5.54%) XPath
11 34 (5.38%) Ruby
12 28 (4.43%) C#
13 24 (3.80%) Bash Shell
14 20 (3.16%) PHP5
15 10 (1.58%) Scala
16 9 (1.42%) PowerShell
16 9 (1.42%) PL/SQL
17 8 (1.27%) Jython
18 6 (0.95%) Lua
18 6 (0.95%) R
Qualifications
1 75 (11.87%) Degree
2 19 (3.01%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (2.37%) SC Cleared
5 13 (2.06%) MCSE
6 12 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (1.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (1.27%) HND
9 7 (1.11%) CCNA
9 7 (1.11%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (0.79%) MCP
10 5 (0.79%) MCSA
10 5 (0.79%) RHCT
11 2 (0.32%) NCDA
11 2 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.32%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.32%) CCA
12 1 (0.16%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.70%) QA
2 16 (2.53%) SLA
3 9 (1.42%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.79%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.16%) BS7799
System Software
1 56 (8.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (7.12%) Active Directory
3 19 (3.01%) vSphere
4 16 (2.53%) XenApp
5 12 (1.90%) Squid
6 11 (1.74%) Hyper-V
7 9 (1.42%) Oracle RAC
7 9 (1.42%) XenServer
7 9 (1.42%) KVM
8 8 (1.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 8 (1.27%) MetaFrame
9 7 (1.11%) Xen
9 7 (1.11%) XenDesktop
10 6 (0.95%) Apache Flume
10 6 (0.95%) NFS
10 6 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.79%) Varnish
12 4 (0.63%) Postfix
12 4 (0.63%) Oracle RMAN
13 3 (0.47%) Samba
Systems Management
1 40 (6.33%) Puppet
2 24 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (3.64%) Nagios
4 13 (2.06%) Tivoli
5 6 (0.95%) Cacti
6 5 (0.79%) WSUS
6 5 (0.79%) Ansible
7 4 (0.63%) Vagrant
7 4 (0.63%) Icinga
8 3 (0.47%) CFEngine
8 3 (0.47%) SCCM
8 3 (0.47%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.47%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.47%) Capistrano
9 2 (0.32%) CA Wily
9 2 (0.32%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.32%) TIBCO Hawk
9 2 (0.32%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.32%) logstash
Vendors
1 120 (18.99%) Oracle
2 104 (16.46%) Red Hat
3 86 (13.61%) VMware
4 49 (7.75%) Microsoft
5 37 (5.85%) Zend
6 34 (5.38%) Cisco
7 31 (4.91%) JBoss
8 28 (4.43%) Citrix
9 26 (4.11%) Juniper
10 25 (3.96%) IBM
11 24 (3.80%) HP
12 22 (3.48%) EMC
13 19 (3.01%) TIBCO
14 16 (2.53%) NetApp
15 15 (2.37%) Atlassian
15 15 (2.37%) Symantec
16 10 (1.58%) SolarWinds
17 9 (1.42%) Perforce
18 8 (1.27%) Google
18 8 (1.27%) AppSense
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £18,000 - £25,000+ per annum depending on experien
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Salford, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Salford, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wigan
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 55k per year
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: excellent
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000 pa, DOE
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Subject to experience
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £18,000 - £22,000 plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
techfolk Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
techfolk Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + custom packages, incentives
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + pension & healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago