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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 28 27 21
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 321 302 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 7.57% 8.04% 10.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.06% 32.23% 40.37%
Number of salaries quoted 265 269 413
Average salary £38,000 £36,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £23,000 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
1068 937 1142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 25.18% 24.95% 26.20%
Number of salaries quoted 916 822 1042
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 18 December 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 18 December 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
Stockport -7 26 £33,500 +3.07% 2
Salford -8 11 £40,250 +4.54%
Bolton -8 10 £49,000 -2.00% 1
Altrincham - 7 £47,500 - 1
Oldham -1 5 - - 1
Sale - 4 £31,500 -
Wigan -14 2 £33,750 -2.17%
Ashton-under-Lyne - 2 £26,500 -
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (40.71%) Windows
2 231 (37.32%) MySQL
3 187 (30.21%) Java
4 175 (28.27%) PHP
5 160 (25.85%) JavaScript
6 159 (25.69%) HTML
7 153 (24.72%) Agile Software Development
8 147 (23.75%) CSS
9 141 (22.78%) UNIX
10 136 (21.97%) Oracle
11 129 (20.84%) Apache
12 109 (17.61%) E-Commerce
13 102 (16.48%) VMware
13 102 (16.48%) Red Hat
14 96 (15.51%) MVC
14 96 (15.51%) Software Engineering
15 94 (15.19%) SQL
16 90 (14.54%) jQuery
17 84 (13.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 83 (13.41%) Git (software)
19 78 (12.60%) Degree
20 76 (12.28%) Spring
21 72 (11.63%) OO
21 72 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
22 70 (11.31%) Web Services
23 68 (10.99%) SQL Server
24 67 (10.82%) HTML5
25 66 (10.66%) OOP
26 63 (10.18%) Relational Database
27 62 (10.02%) Oracle Database

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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
1 129 (20.84%) Apache
2 61 (9.85%) Tomcat
3 57 (9.21%) WebSphere
4 42 (6.79%) WebLogic
5 36 (5.82%) nginx
6 35 (5.65%) WordPress
7 33 (5.33%) JBoss
8 26 (4.20%) CMS
9 23 (3.72%) Drupal
10 13 (2.10%) Confluence
11 11 (1.78%) Node.js
11 11 (1.78%) Jetty
11 11 (1.78%) IIS
11 11 (1.78%) MS Exchange
12 7 (1.13%) Joomla!
13 6 (0.97%) GlassFish
14 5 (0.81%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
15 4 (0.65%) SAS
15 4 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (2.58%) MS Office
1 16 (2.58%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.78%) Photoshop
3 7 (1.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.48%) SPSS
5 2 (0.32%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.32%) Revit
Business Applications
1 49 (7.92%) Magento
2 7 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.13%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.32%) Sage 50
3 2 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.16%) Exstream
4 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.16%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
4 1 (0.16%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.72%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (1.62%) Office 365
4 8 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.13%) GitHub
6 5 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.81%) Google App Engine
6 5 (0.81%) SaaS
7 4 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (0.65%) Route 53
8 3 (0.48%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (0.48%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.16%) PaaS
9 1 (0.16%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (7.75%) SAN
2 44 (7.11%) DNS
3 41 (6.62%) HTTP
4 27 (4.36%) TCP/IP
5 26 (4.20%) Firewall
6 25 (4.04%) VPN
6 25 (4.04%) Internet
7 21 (3.39%) LAN
7 21 (3.39%) WAN
8 20 (3.23%) SSL
9 19 (3.07%) DHCP
10 14 (2.26%) IPsec
11 12 (1.94%) VoIP
12 11 (1.78%) MPLS
12 11 (1.78%) SSH
13 10 (1.62%) Ethernet
13 10 (1.62%) FTP
14 9 (1.45%) Broadband
14 9 (1.45%) iSCSI
15 8 (1.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (37.32%) MySQL
2 68 (10.99%) SQL Server
3 63 (10.18%) Relational Database
4 62 (10.02%) Oracle Database
5 50 (8.08%) PostgreSQL
6 33 (5.33%) RDBMS
7 26 (4.20%) Oracle Database 11g
8 22 (3.55%) Big Data
9 20 (3.23%) NoSQL
10 18 (2.91%) DB2
11 16 (2.58%) MongoDB
12 15 (2.42%) Oracle Exadata
12 15 (2.42%) Hadoop
13 13 (2.10%) Hazelcast
14 11 (1.78%) OLTP
15 10 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
16 8 (1.29%) Amazon Redshift
17 7 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
18 6 (0.97%) MariaDB
19 5 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 83 (13.41%) Git (software)
2 54 (8.72%) Eclipse
3 44 (7.11%) Subversion
4 43 (6.95%) Selenium
5 40 (6.46%) Maven
5 40 (6.46%) JUnit
6 37 (5.98%) Jenkins
7 26 (4.20%) Gradle
7 26 (4.20%) JIRA
8 13 (2.10%) Visual Studio
9 11 (1.78%) Ant
10 9 (1.45%) Mercurial
11 8 (1.29%) PHPUnit
11 8 (1.29%) NUnit
12 7 (1.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 7 (1.13%) Dreamweaver
13 6 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (0.81%) Gerrit
14 5 (0.81%) Behat
14 5 (0.81%) Bitbucket
General
1 59 (9.53%) Finance
2 39 (6.30%) Retail
3 19 (3.07%) Games
4 18 (2.91%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.62%) Banking
6 9 (1.45%) Military
6 9 (1.45%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.45%) Advertising
6 9 (1.45%) Aerospace
7 8 (1.29%) Marketing
8 6 (0.97%) German Language
8 6 (0.97%) Back Office
9 5 (0.81%) Italian Language
9 5 (0.81%) Turkish Language
10 4 (0.65%) Electronics
11 3 (0.48%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.32%) Automotive
13 1 (0.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 249 (40.23%) Developer
2 103 (16.64%) PHP Developer
3 87 (14.05%) Java Developer
4 62 (10.02%) Software Engineer
5 41 (6.62%) Senior Developer
6 38 (6.14%) Support Engineer
6 38 (6.14%) Analyst
7 37 (5.98%) Administrator
8 33 (5.33%) Linux Engineer
9 30 (4.85%) Architect
10 29 (4.68%) Web Developer
10 29 (4.68%) Team Leader
11 25 (4.04%) Systems Administrator
11 25 (4.04%) DBA
11 25 (4.04%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 23 (3.72%) Java Software Engineer
12 23 (3.72%) Linux Administrator
13 21 (3.39%) Consultant
14 20 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
15 19 (3.07%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (25.69%) HTML
2 147 (23.75%) CSS
3 90 (14.54%) jQuery
4 76 (12.28%) Spring
5 70 (11.31%) Web Services
6 67 (10.82%) HTML5
7 60 (9.69%) XML
8 45 (7.27%) CSS3
9 44 (7.11%) LAMP
10 43 (6.95%) JMS
10 43 (6.95%) J2EE
11 42 (6.79%) Hibernate
12 41 (6.62%) WebSphere MQ
12 41 (6.62%) Servlets
13 39 (6.30%) Java EE
14 33 (5.33%) SOAP
15 32 (5.17%) .NET
16 31 (5.01%) Grails
17 29 (4.68%) XSLT
18 27 (4.36%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 48 (7.75%) Computer Science
2 32 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (3.07%) Open Source
4 17 (2.75%) FlexPod
5 16 (2.58%) Mathematics
6 15 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (2.10%) Animation
8 12 (1.94%) User Experience
9 11 (1.78%) Online Games
10 10 (1.62%) Blog
10 10 (1.62%) Clustering
11 9 (1.45%) Physics
12 8 (1.29%) Mobile App
13 7 (1.13%) Photography
13 7 (1.13%) Management Information System
14 6 (0.97%) 3D Graphics
14 6 (0.97%) Graphic Design
15 5 (0.81%) Statistics
16 4 (0.65%) Telematics
16 4 (0.65%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 252 (40.71%) Windows
2 141 (22.78%) UNIX
3 84 (13.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 48 (7.75%) Solaris
5 41 (6.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (5.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 36 (5.82%) Android
8 35 (5.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 30 (4.85%) AIX
10 21 (3.39%) Debian
11 19 (3.07%) SUSE
11 19 (3.07%) CentOS
12 18 (2.91%) HPUX
13 15 (2.42%) OS/400
13 15 (2.42%) zOS
14 13 (2.10%) Mac OS X
14 13 (2.10%) Apple iOS
15 12 (1.94%) Windows 7
16 6 (0.97%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.81%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (24.72%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (17.61%) E-Commerce
3 96 (15.51%) MVC
3 96 (15.51%) Software Engineering
4 72 (11.63%) OO
5 66 (10.66%) OOP
6 55 (8.89%) ITIL
7 50 (8.08%) Scrum
8 43 (6.95%) Configuration Management
9 35 (5.65%) OO PHP
10 34 (5.49%) Mentoring
11 33 (5.33%) Automated Testing
12 30 (4.85%) Coaching
13 29 (4.68%) Continuous Integration
14 28 (4.52%) Service Delivery
15 23 (3.72%) Information Security
15 23 (3.72%) Penetration Testing
16 21 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
16 21 (3.39%) Change Control
17 20 (3.23%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 187 (30.21%) Java
2 175 (28.27%) PHP
3 160 (25.85%) JavaScript
4 94 (15.19%) SQL
5 57 (9.21%) C++
6 56 (9.05%) Perl
7 43 (6.95%) Python
8 36 (5.82%) C
8 36 (5.82%) C#
8 36 (5.82%) PHP5
9 33 (5.33%) Ruby
10 29 (4.68%) XPath
11 21 (3.39%) Bash Shell
12 19 (3.07%) Shell Script
13 13 (2.10%) PL/SQL
14 10 (1.62%) PowerShell
15 4 (0.65%) JCL
16 3 (0.48%) Embedded C
16 3 (0.48%) VB
16 3 (0.48%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 78 (12.60%) Degree
2 19 (3.07%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (2.58%) MCSE
4 16 (2.58%) CCNA
5 15 (2.42%) OSCP
5 15 (2.42%) OSCE
6 14 (2.26%) Security Cleared
6 14 (2.26%) CISSP
7 12 (1.94%) SC Cleared
8 7 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.13%) RHCA
8 7 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (0.97%) RHCE
10 5 (0.81%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (0.81%) MCSA
11 4 (0.65%) CCNP
11 4 (0.65%) MCP
12 3 (0.48%) CCA
13 2 (0.32%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (6.62%) QA
2 12 (1.94%) SLA
2 12 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.13%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.16%) BS7799
System Software
1 72 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (8.72%) Active Directory
3 21 (3.39%) Hyper-V
4 18 (2.91%) KVM
5 14 (2.26%) vSphere
6 12 (1.94%) XenApp
7 10 (1.62%) Xen
7 10 (1.62%) Oracle RAC
8 9 (1.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 8 (1.29%) MetaFrame
10 7 (1.13%) NFS
10 7 (1.13%) Squid
11 5 (0.81%) Oracle RMAN
11 5 (0.81%) Varnish
11 5 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.65%) VMware ESX
12 4 (0.65%) XenServer
12 4 (0.65%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.48%) Apache Flume
13 3 (0.48%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 47 (7.59%) Puppet
2 28 (4.52%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (3.07%) Tivoli
4 17 (2.75%) Nagios
5 10 (1.62%) NetBackup
6 8 (1.29%) Ansible
7 6 (0.97%) Capistrano
8 4 (0.65%) Hyperic
8 4 (0.65%) Data Guard
8 4 (0.65%) Cacti
9 3 (0.48%) CFEngine
10 2 (0.32%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.32%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.32%) Nessus
10 2 (0.32%) WebInspect
10 2 (0.32%) Control-M
10 2 (0.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.32%) Icinga
11 1 (0.16%) Salt
Vendors
1 136 (21.97%) Oracle
2 102 (16.48%) Red Hat
2 102 (16.48%) VMware
3 62 (10.02%) Microsoft
4 56 (9.05%) HP
5 51 (8.24%) Cisco
6 42 (6.79%) Zend
7 31 (5.01%) IBM
8 30 (4.85%) EMC
8 30 (4.85%) Juniper
9 28 (4.52%) NetApp
10 23 (3.72%) Citrix
11 20 (3.23%) Symantec
12 18 (2.91%) CheckPoint
13 17 (2.75%) CA
14 15 (2.42%) BMC
14 15 (2.42%) Brocade
15 13 (2.10%) Atlassian
16 11 (1.78%) Dell
16 11 (1.78%) Adobe
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + 10% bonus, on call allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £85,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits AND bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £40000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits AND bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
boohoo.com
Salary: Competitive Salary Plus Package
Posted: 9 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Coral Racing Ltd
Salary: Up to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago