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

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 30 23 24
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 268 313 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 7.21% 8.29% 8.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.46% 34.93% 34.75%
Number of salaries quoted 233 266 287
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
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
735 896 964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 19.77% 23.74% 23.77%
Number of salaries quoted 655 723 793
Median salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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
Stockport -13 16 £47,500 +37.68% 2
Sale +4 13 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Rochdale -5 12 £46,000 -31.34% 2
Altrincham +5 10 £25,000 -31.03% 1
Cheadle +7 6 £47,500 +11.76%
Salford 0 6 £37,500 - 1
Bolton -5 5 £40,000 +10.34% 2
Bury - 5 £51,500 -
Oldham -4 4 £27,500 -38.88% 2
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 190 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 173 (32.52%) Windows
3 161 (30.26%) Java
4 158 (29.70%) CSS
5 157 (29.51%) SQL
6 152 (28.57%) HTML
7 142 (26.69%) PHP
7 142 (26.69%) Agile Software Development
8 139 (26.13%) MySQL
9 134 (25.19%) Unix
10 119 (22.37%) Oracle
11 113 (21.24%) Puppet
12 108 (20.30%) DevOps
13 93 (17.48%) Degree
14 86 (16.17%) Microsoft
14 86 (16.17%) Git (software)
15 82 (15.41%) ITIL
16 78 (14.66%) jQuery
17 77 (14.47%) Web Development
17 77 (14.47%) Python
18 75 (14.10%) Continuous Integration
19 72 (13.53%) Opscode Chef
20 70 (13.16%) Computer Science
21 69 (12.97%) .NET
22 68 (12.78%) Scrum
23 67 (12.59%) Ruby
24 64 (12.03%) VMware
25 60 (11.28%) Apache
26 59 (11.09%) Web Services
26 59 (11.09%) XML

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 60 (11.28%) Apache
2 53 (9.96%) WebSphere
3 35 (6.58%) JBoss
4 32 (6.02%) OpenStack
4 32 (6.02%) WebLogic
5 29 (5.45%) Tomcat
6 25 (4.70%) CloudStack
7 24 (4.51%) Drupal
8 22 (4.14%) SharePoint
9 20 (3.76%) WordPress
10 19 (3.57%) MS Exchange
11 15 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
12 14 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
13 13 (2.44%) IIS
14 12 (2.26%) nginx
15 11 (2.07%) CMS
16 10 (1.88%) SharePoint 2013
17 7 (1.32%) Apache Solr
18 6 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
18 6 (1.13%) Moodle
Applications
1 32 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.88%) MS Office
3 4 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (3.20%) Magento
2 6 (1.13%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.19%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 51 (9.59%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (4.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.88%) GitHub
4 8 (1.50%) Amazon ELB
4 8 (1.50%) SaaS
5 6 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.94%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (0.94%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 5 (0.94%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.94%) Office 365
7 4 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (0.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (0.56%) CloudFront
8 3 (0.56%) IaaS
8 3 (0.56%) PaaS
8 3 (0.56%) Route 53
9 2 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.38%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 48 (9.02%) Firewall
2 41 (7.71%) DNS
3 35 (6.58%) Internet
3 35 (6.58%) TCP/IP
4 29 (5.45%) SAN
5 27 (5.08%) DHCP
5 27 (5.08%) VPN
6 14 (2.63%) LAN
6 14 (2.63%) VoIP
7 13 (2.44%) Ethernet
7 13 (2.44%) LDAP
8 12 (2.26%) NAS
9 11 (2.07%) WAN
10 10 (1.88%) SSL
10 10 (1.88%) Wireless
11 8 (1.50%) BGP
11 8 (1.50%) OSPF
12 7 (1.32%) ICMP
12 7 (1.32%) MPLS
12 7 (1.32%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (26.13%) MySQL
2 47 (8.83%) SQL Server
3 22 (4.14%) MongoDB
4 20 (3.76%) Relational Database
5 19 (3.57%) DB2
6 13 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (2.26%) Hadoop
8 11 (2.07%) Big Data
8 11 (2.07%) NoSQL
9 10 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (1.50%) Oracle Database
11 8 (1.50%) Oracle Database 10g
11 8 (1.50%) Redis
12 7 (1.32%) RDBMS
12 7 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
13 6 (1.13%) GIS
14 5 (0.94%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 86 (16.17%) Git (software)
2 59 (11.09%) Selenium
3 57 (10.71%) Jenkins
4 23 (4.32%) Grunt
4 23 (4.32%) NUnit
5 21 (3.95%) Gradle
6 19 (3.57%) JIRA
7 18 (3.38%) Cucumber
7 18 (3.38%) Maven
8 17 (3.20%) JMeter
8 17 (3.20%) TestNG
9 15 (2.82%) Subversion
10 12 (2.26%) Vagrant
11 10 (1.88%) gulp
11 10 (1.88%) Octopus Deploy
12 9 (1.69%) Eclipse
12 9 (1.69%) RSpec
12 9 (1.69%) Visual Studio
13 8 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 8 (1.50%) TeamCity
General
1 51 (9.59%) Finance
2 31 (5.83%) Telecoms
3 28 (5.26%) Retail
4 26 (4.89%) Electronics
5 24 (4.51%) Marketing
6 18 (3.38%) Manufacturing
7 13 (2.44%) Banking
7 13 (2.44%) Games
8 7 (1.32%) Legal
9 3 (0.56%) Advertising
10 2 (0.38%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 216 (40.60%) Developer
2 85 (15.98%) PHP Developer
3 68 (12.78%) DevOps Engineer
4 57 (10.71%) Java Developer
5 54 (10.15%) JavaScript Developer
6 44 (8.27%) Linux Engineer
7 42 (7.89%) Support Engineer
8 39 (7.33%) Senior Developer
9 32 (6.02%) Software Developer
10 30 (5.64%) Web Developer
11 29 (5.45%) Java Software Developer
12 28 (5.26%) Administrator
13 25 (4.70%) SQL Developer
14 23 (4.32%) Analyst
15 22 (4.14%) Tester
16 21 (3.95%) Applications Support
17 20 (3.76%) Systems Administrator
18 18 (3.38%) Lead Developer
18 18 (3.38%) Linux Administrator
18 18 (3.38%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (29.70%) CSS
2 152 (28.57%) HTML
3 78 (14.66%) jQuery
4 69 (12.97%) .NET
5 59 (11.09%) Web Services
5 59 (11.09%) XML
6 52 (9.77%) LAMP
7 46 (8.65%) Spring
8 45 (8.46%) HTML5
9 34 (6.39%) CSS3
10 30 (5.64%) Node.js
11 28 (5.26%) AngularJS
12 25 (4.70%) Java EE
12 25 (4.70%) Oracle ADF
13 24 (4.51%) JSON
14 21 (3.95%) Ajax
14 21 (3.95%) Laravel
15 20 (3.76%) RESTful
16 19 (3.57%) J2EE
16 19 (3.57%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 70 (13.16%) Computer Science
2 52 (9.77%) iPad
3 29 (5.45%) User Experience
4 26 (4.89%) Mathematics
5 22 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (3.76%) Data Centre
7 13 (2.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 12 (2.26%) Clustering
8 12 (2.26%) Replication
9 9 (1.69%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.32%) W3C
11 6 (1.13%) Online Games
11 6 (1.13%) PKI
12 5 (0.94%) BBC
12 5 (0.94%) Embedded Systems
12 5 (0.94%) HP StoreVirtual
12 5 (0.94%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.75%) Mainframe
13 4 (0.75%) NHS
13 4 (0.75%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 173 (32.52%) Windows
2 134 (25.19%) Unix
3 47 (8.83%) CentOS
4 40 (7.52%) Windows Server
5 34 (6.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (4.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (4.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (3.95%) Solaris
9 19 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (3.01%) Android
11 15 (2.82%) Oracle Linux
12 14 (2.63%) Ubuntu
13 13 (2.44%) AIX
13 13 (2.44%) Debian
13 13 (2.44%) Embedded Linux
14 8 (1.50%) Apple iOS
14 8 (1.50%) Mac OS X
15 7 (1.32%) CoreOS
15 7 (1.32%) Windows 2000
16 6 (1.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (26.69%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (20.30%) DevOps
3 82 (15.41%) ITIL
4 77 (14.47%) Web Development
5 75 (14.10%) Continuous Integration
6 68 (12.78%) Scrum
7 59 (11.09%) Configuration Management
8 56 (10.53%) TDD
9 45 (8.46%) Mentoring
9 45 (8.46%) MVC
10 44 (8.27%) Software Engineering
11 43 (8.08%) E-Commerce
12 38 (7.14%) OO
13 37 (6.95%) Continuous Delivery
14 35 (6.58%) Continuous Improvement
14 35 (6.58%) Open Source
15 34 (6.39%) OOP
16 31 (5.83%) BDD
17 26 (4.89%) Project Management
18 25 (4.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 190 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 161 (30.26%) Java
3 157 (29.51%) SQL
4 142 (26.69%) PHP
5 77 (14.47%) Python
6 67 (12.59%) Ruby
7 56 (10.53%) Shell Script
8 54 (10.15%) C#
9 49 (9.21%) Bash Shell
10 43 (8.08%) Perl
11 33 (6.20%) C++
12 32 (6.02%) PowerShell
13 16 (3.01%) C
14 14 (2.63%) Scala
15 8 (1.50%) ActionScript
16 7 (1.32%) ES6
17 6 (1.13%) PHP 5
17 6 (1.13%) VBScript
18 4 (0.75%) Erlang
18 4 (0.75%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 93 (17.48%) Degree
2 18 (3.38%) ISTQB
3 10 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (1.50%) CCNA
4 8 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.13%) RHCSA
6 4 (0.75%) JNCIA
6 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.56%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.56%) PMP
7 3 (0.56%) RHCE
7 3 (0.56%) RHCT
8 2 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.38%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.19%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.19%) OCP
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.19%) OSCE
9 1 (0.19%) OSCP
9 1 (0.19%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (2.63%) QA
3 2 (0.38%) SLA
4 1 (0.19%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 7816
4 1 (0.19%) ISO27002
4 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (8.08%) Active Directory
2 37 (6.95%) vSphere
3 34 (6.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (4.89%) Xen
5 25 (4.70%) XenServer
6 16 (3.01%) Docker
7 13 (2.44%) Hyper-V
8 10 (1.88%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (1.88%) XenApp
9 7 (1.32%) vCloud
10 4 (0.75%) Ceph
10 4 (0.75%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.56%) NFS
11 3 (0.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (0.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 2 (0.38%) SRDF
13 1 (0.19%) iptables
13 1 (0.19%) KVM
13 1 (0.19%) oVirt
13 1 (0.19%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 113 (21.24%) Puppet
2 72 (13.53%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (6.02%) Cobbler
4 25 (4.70%) Tivoli
5 21 (3.95%) Ansible
6 12 (2.26%) Nagios
7 10 (1.88%) AirWatch
8 7 (1.32%) SCCM
9 6 (1.13%) HAProxy
9 6 (1.13%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 5 (0.94%) Packer
10 5 (0.94%) SCOM
11 4 (0.75%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.75%) RANCID
11 4 (0.75%) SELinux
11 4 (0.75%) vRealize
12 3 (0.56%) cPanel
12 3 (0.56%) Failover Clustering
12 3 (0.56%) Plesk
13 2 (0.38%) yum
Vendors
1 119 (22.37%) Oracle
2 86 (16.17%) Microsoft
3 64 (12.03%) VMware
4 46 (8.65%) Cisco
5 43 (8.08%) Red Hat
6 25 (4.70%) EnterpriseDB
7 17 (3.20%) Citrix
8 16 (3.01%) IBM
9 15 (2.82%) Zend
10 14 (2.63%) NetApp
11 13 (2.44%) Juniper
12 8 (1.50%) HP
12 8 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (1.32%) Brocade
13 7 (1.32%) Dell
13 7 (1.32%) Ericsson
13 7 (1.32%) Foundry
13 7 (1.32%) Redback
13 7 (1.32%) SAP
13 7 (1.32%) Veeam
Manchester, Lancashire
Linux Recruit
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Sale, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ninesharp
Salary: £48000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus on call and excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 65,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Salt
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 10% bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Connected IT
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + 10% bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Pension / Healthcare / bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + flexible working, pension, healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: Up to £50K
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Up to 35k
Posted: 5 days ago