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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 23 21 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 301 359 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 8.40% 8.97% 7.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.84% 34.96% 28.76%
Number of salaries quoted 253 317 273
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £27,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £47,100
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
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
817 1027 1050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 22.80% 25.67% 25.52%
Number of salaries quoted 659 867 909
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +14 22 £34,500 -8.00% 6
Salford 0 15 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Altrincham +6 11 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Rochdale - 11 £67,000 - 2
Wigan 0 6 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Bolton +9 4 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Oldham 0 4 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Cheadle -3 2 £36,250 - 2
Sale -4 2 £37,500 -3.22%
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 191 (33.51%) PHP
2 178 (31.23%) Windows
3 172 (30.18%) MySQL
4 168 (29.47%) Java
5 163 (28.60%) JavaScript
6 152 (26.67%) SQL
7 142 (24.91%) Agile Software Development
8 134 (23.51%) HTML
9 127 (22.28%) UNIX
10 126 (22.11%) CSS
11 120 (21.05%) Oracle
12 115 (20.18%) Degree
13 110 (19.30%) VMware
13 110 (19.30%) C++
14 108 (18.95%) Software Engineering
15 97 (17.02%) Apache
16 94 (16.49%) SQL Server
16 94 (16.49%) jQuery
17 88 (15.44%) XML
18 87 (15.26%) Microsoft
19 83 (14.56%) LAMP
20 78 (13.68%) VMware Infrastructure
21 76 (13.33%) Git (software)
22 75 (13.16%) Red Hat
23 74 (12.98%) TDD
23 74 (12.98%) Relational Database
24 73 (12.81%) Finance
25 67 (11.75%) E-Commerce
26 66 (11.58%) Mentoring
27 63 (11.05%) Analytical Skills

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 97 (17.02%) Apache
2 47 (8.25%) WebSphere
3 39 (6.84%) WebLogic
4 29 (5.09%) nginx
5 26 (4.56%) Tomcat
6 24 (4.21%) Drupal
7 17 (2.98%) CMS
8 15 (2.63%) MS Exchange
9 13 (2.28%) JBoss
10 12 (2.11%) SharePoint
11 10 (1.75%) GlassFish
11 10 (1.75%) WordPress
12 9 (1.58%) Apache Solr
12 9 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2013
13 7 (1.23%) Apache Pig
14 5 (0.88%) OpenStack
15 4 (0.70%) Node.js
15 4 (0.70%) Confluence
15 4 (0.70%) IIS
16 3 (0.53%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 18 (3.16%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.46%) MS Office
3 6 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.88%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 29 (5.09%) Magento
2 6 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 59 (10.35%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (4.04%) IBM PureFlex
3 12 (2.11%) Route 53
3 12 (2.11%) Amazon ELB
4 7 (1.23%) SaaS
5 5 (0.88%) Office 365
5 5 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.88%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.35%) GitHub
9 1 (0.18%) IaaS
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 56 (9.82%) SAN
2 46 (8.07%) VPN
3 45 (7.89%) DNS
4 34 (5.96%) Internet
4 34 (5.96%) VoIP
5 29 (5.09%) Firewall
6 21 (3.68%) TCP/IP
7 18 (3.16%) DHCP
8 15 (2.63%) WAN
9 14 (2.46%) Network Security
9 14 (2.46%) NAS
9 14 (2.46%) OpenVPN
10 13 (2.28%) IPsec
10 13 (2.28%) WLAN
10 13 (2.28%) Broadband
11 12 (2.11%) GSM
11 12 (2.11%) PPTP
11 12 (2.11%) FTP
12 10 (1.75%) SNMP
12 10 (1.75%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (30.18%) MySQL
2 94 (16.49%) SQL Server
3 74 (12.98%) Relational Database
4 62 (10.88%) Oracle Database
5 51 (8.95%) RDBMS
6 35 (6.14%) PostgreSQL
7 23 (4.04%) DB2
7 23 (4.04%) Oracle Exadata
8 22 (3.86%) Big Data
9 21 (3.68%) Oracle Database 11g
10 12 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (2.11%) Hadoop
10 12 (2.11%) MongoDB
10 12 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (1.58%) NoSQL
12 9 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (1.58%) Oracle Database 10g
13 8 (1.40%) Apache Hive
14 5 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 76 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 49 (8.60%) Selenium
3 39 (6.84%) Maven
4 38 (6.67%) Jenkins
5 20 (3.51%) JIRA
6 18 (3.16%) Subversion
6 18 (3.16%) Ant
7 17 (2.98%) Eclipse
8 16 (2.81%) JUnit
8 16 (2.81%) Hudson
9 15 (2.63%) TeamCity
10 13 (2.28%) ClearCase
11 6 (1.05%) Gradle
11 6 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 6 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
12 5 (0.88%) Visual Studio
12 5 (0.88%) Mercurial
13 4 (0.70%) PHPUnit
13 4 (0.70%) UltraEdit
14 3 (0.53%) SonarQube
General
1 73 (12.81%) Finance
2 61 (10.70%) Retail
3 34 (5.96%) Marketing
4 24 (4.21%) Banking
5 20 (3.51%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.58%) Automotive
7 8 (1.40%) Multimedia
8 7 (1.23%) Games
9 5 (0.88%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.53%) Law
11 3 (0.53%) iGaming
12 1 (0.18%) Legal
12 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.18%) Back Office
12 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 197 (34.56%) Developer
2 90 (15.79%) PHP Developer
3 77 (13.51%) Software Engineer
4 51 (8.95%) Java Developer
5 48 (8.42%) Administrator
6 34 (5.96%) Systems Administrator
7 33 (5.79%) Linux Administrator
8 31 (5.44%) Architect
9 30 (5.26%) Web Developer
9 30 (5.26%) Senior Developer
10 29 (5.09%) Software Developer
11 27 (4.74%) Support Engineer
11 27 (4.74%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 24 (4.21%) Infrastructure Architect
13 23 (4.04%) Solutions Architect
13 23 (4.04%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
14 22 (3.86%) PHP Web Developer
15 18 (3.16%) Analyst
15 18 (3.16%) Linux Engineer
16 16 (2.81%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (23.51%) HTML
2 126 (22.11%) CSS
3 94 (16.49%) jQuery
4 88 (15.44%) XML
5 83 (14.56%) LAMP
6 61 (10.70%) Spring
7 54 (9.47%) SOAP
8 49 (8.60%) Hibernate
8 49 (8.60%) REST
9 47 (8.25%) Java EE
10 46 (8.07%) JSON
11 44 (7.72%) JMS
12 42 (7.37%) Middleware
13 39 (6.84%) Web Services
14 38 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
15 37 (6.49%) WSDL
15 37 (6.49%) J2EE
16 34 (5.96%) Servlets
17 32 (5.61%) AngularJS
18 31 (5.44%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 63 (11.05%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (8.60%) Data Centre
3 38 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 31 (5.44%) User Experience
5 30 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
6 23 (4.04%) FlexPod
7 18 (3.16%) W3C
7 18 (3.16%) Clustering
8 17 (2.98%) Mathematics
9 15 (2.63%) Replication
10 13 (2.28%) PKI
11 12 (2.11%) Cryptography
11 12 (2.11%) Mobile App
12 10 (1.75%) Derivative
13 8 (1.40%) Device Driver
13 8 (1.40%) MPEG
13 8 (1.40%) iPhone
14 5 (0.88%) HACMP
15 4 (0.70%) Social Media
15 4 (0.70%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 178 (31.23%) Windows
2 127 (22.28%) UNIX
3 59 (10.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 44 (7.72%) Solaris
5 42 (7.37%) AIX
6 41 (7.19%) SUSE
7 37 (6.49%) CentOS
8 35 (6.14%) HPUX
9 32 (5.61%) Debian
10 23 (4.04%) zOS
10 23 (4.04%) OS/400
11 21 (3.68%) Android
12 15 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (2.46%) Windows 8
13 14 (2.46%) Windows 7
14 13 (2.28%) Ubuntu
15 12 (2.11%) Apple iOS
16 10 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
16 10 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
17 8 (1.40%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (24.91%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (18.95%) Software Engineering
3 74 (12.98%) TDD
4 67 (11.75%) E-Commerce
5 66 (11.58%) Mentoring
6 56 (9.82%) OO
7 53 (9.30%) Scrum
8 51 (8.95%) Web Development
9 47 (8.25%) MVC
10 46 (8.07%) SDLC
11 44 (7.72%) Coaching
11 44 (7.72%) OOP
12 37 (6.49%) DevOps
12 37 (6.49%) Open Source
13 36 (6.32%) ITIL
14 35 (6.14%) Continuous Improvement
15 31 (5.44%) Business Continuity
16 28 (4.91%) Logistics
17 27 (4.74%) Configuration Management
18 24 (4.21%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 191 (33.51%) PHP
2 168 (29.47%) Java
3 163 (28.60%) JavaScript
4 152 (26.67%) SQL
5 110 (19.30%) C++
6 63 (11.05%) C
7 55 (9.65%) Python
8 49 (8.60%) Perl
9 30 (5.26%) C#
10 29 (5.09%) Bash Shell
11 26 (4.56%) Ruby
12 25 (4.39%) PL/SQL
13 22 (3.86%) Shell Script
14 9 (1.58%) PowerShell
15 8 (1.40%) ActionScript
16 7 (1.23%) PHP5
17 6 (1.05%) sed
17 6 (1.05%) AWK
17 6 (1.05%) VB
18 4 (0.70%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 115 (20.18%) Degree
2 13 (2.28%) RHCE
3 12 (2.11%) RHCA
4 8 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.23%) CCNA
6 5 (0.88%) CCNP
6 5 (0.88%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.53%) MCSE
9 2 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.35%) CISSP
9 2 (0.35%) MCITP
9 2 (0.35%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.18%) NCDA
10 1 (0.18%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.18%) MCTS
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.18%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.18%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.44%) QA
2 12 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.75%) SLA
4 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 78 (13.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (5.79%) Hyper-V
3 30 (5.26%) Active Directory
4 25 (4.39%) KVM
5 23 (4.04%) Docker
6 10 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.88%) vSphere
8 4 (0.70%) NFS
8 4 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.70%) Kamailio
8 4 (0.70%) vCloud
8 4 (0.70%) Xen
8 4 (0.70%) XenApp
8 4 (0.70%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.53%) HDFS
9 3 (0.53%) XenServer
9 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.53%) pfSense
9 3 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.35%) Samba
Systems Management
1 49 (8.60%) Puppet
2 26 (4.56%) Nagios
3 23 (4.04%) Tivoli
4 20 (3.51%) Vagrant
5 19 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (1.40%) Opsview
6 8 (1.40%) Data Guard
7 7 (1.23%) cPanel
8 5 (0.88%) Ansible
8 5 (0.88%) HAProxy
8 5 (0.88%) ZABBIX
8 5 (0.88%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (0.70%) Cacti
9 4 (0.70%) Graphite
10 3 (0.53%) Oozie
10 3 (0.53%) Ambari
10 3 (0.53%) Munin
10 3 (0.53%) SCVMM
10 3 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.53%) Plesk
Vendors
1 120 (21.05%) Oracle
2 110 (19.30%) VMware
3 87 (15.26%) Microsoft
4 75 (13.16%) Red Hat
5 58 (10.18%) Cisco
6 49 (8.60%) HP
7 42 (7.37%) IBM
8 32 (5.61%) NetApp
9 30 (5.26%) EMC
9 30 (5.26%) Zend
10 28 (4.91%) Juniper
11 25 (4.39%) CheckPoint
12 23 (4.04%) Symantec
12 23 (4.04%) BMC
12 23 (4.04%) CA
12 23 (4.04%) Brocade
13 21 (3.68%) Salesforce.com
14 17 (2.98%) Citrix
15 10 (1.75%) Actimize
16 9 (1.58%) Perforce
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £37000 per annum + travel insurance, bike to work
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum Prestige Benefits Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
GLM Recruitment
Salary: Salary Negotiable from £28.000 / £40,000 Dependent on Experience
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus, training, progression
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: Pension/Package/Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus bonus, + oncall + excellent ben
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits incl health
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago