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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 27 30 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 290 274 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 7.17% 7.30% 9.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.18% 27.70% 38.35%
Number of salaries quoted 233 238 328
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
874 989 996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.62% 26.37% 25.90%
Number of salaries quoted 718 859 854
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -9 13 £37,500 -5.06% 5
Cheadle +13 11 - -
Rochdale -4 10 £48,000 +5.49% 1
Salford +7 9 £37,500 +1.35% 1
Altrincham +6 8 £48,750 +89.32%
Wigan +1 5 £45,000 +66.66%
Sale +5 3 £34,500 -2.12% 1
Oldham -4 1 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 238 (38.64%) Windows
2 223 (36.20%) Java
3 206 (33.44%) MySQL
4 165 (26.79%) UNIX
5 164 (26.62%) PHP
6 158 (25.65%) JavaScript
7 154 (25.00%) HTML
8 148 (24.03%) Agile Software Development
9 137 (22.24%) CSS
10 125 (20.29%) Oracle
11 123 (19.97%) SQL
12 111 (18.02%) Apache
13 103 (16.72%) Red Hat
14 100 (16.23%) E-Commerce
15 97 (15.75%) Software Engineering
16 92 (14.94%) Spring
17 89 (14.45%) Tomcat
18 87 (14.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 86 (13.96%) VMware
20 81 (13.15%) XML
21 78 (12.66%) Degree
22 77 (12.50%) jQuery
23 74 (12.01%) Web Services
23 74 (12.01%) MVC
24 67 (10.88%) OOP
25 66 (10.71%) SQL Server
25 66 (10.71%) Perl
26 64 (10.39%) Finance
27 60 (9.74%) OO
28 59 (9.58%) Git (software)

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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
1 111 (18.02%) Apache
2 89 (14.45%) Tomcat
3 43 (6.98%) WebSphere
4 36 (5.84%) WebLogic
5 21 (3.41%) WordPress
6 20 (3.25%) Drupal
7 18 (2.92%) MS Exchange
7 18 (2.92%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
8 17 (2.76%) Confluence
9 16 (2.60%) nginx
9 16 (2.60%) TIBCO EMS
10 11 (1.79%) Jetty
10 11 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (1.62%) CMS
12 9 (1.46%) Apache Solr
13 8 (1.30%) OpenStack
13 8 (1.30%) IIS
13 8 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
14 6 (0.97%) SAS
14 6 (0.97%) Node.js
Applications
1 13 (2.11%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.46%) Photoshop
3 8 (1.30%) MS Office
4 5 (0.81%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 45 (7.31%) Magento
2 18 (2.92%) BusinessWorks
2 18 (2.92%) TIBCO iProcess
3 16 (2.60%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
4 4 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.16%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 27 (4.38%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (2.44%) Office 365
3 13 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.81%) Google App Engine
5 5 (0.81%) Amazon EMR
6 4 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (0.65%) Route 53
7 3 (0.49%) GitHub
7 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.32%) SaaS
9 1 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.16%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 46 (7.47%) DNS
2 42 (6.82%) HTTP
3 27 (4.38%) TCP/IP
4 26 (4.22%) VPN
4 26 (4.22%) Internet
5 25 (4.06%) SAN
6 22 (3.57%) DHCP
7 21 (3.41%) WAN
7 21 (3.41%) LAN
7 21 (3.41%) SSL
8 19 (3.08%) Firewall
9 14 (2.27%) MPLS
10 11 (1.79%) Ethernet
11 9 (1.46%) FTP
11 9 (1.46%) AMQP
12 7 (1.14%) LDAP
12 7 (1.14%) IPsec
12 7 (1.14%) Network Security
13 6 (0.97%) VPLS
13 6 (0.97%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (33.44%) MySQL
2 66 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 52 (8.44%) Relational Database
4 46 (7.47%) Oracle Database
5 37 (6.01%) PostgreSQL
6 24 (3.90%) Oracle Database 11g
7 22 (3.57%) RDBMS
7 22 (3.57%) Hazelcast
8 20 (3.25%) MongoDB
9 19 (3.08%) Hadoop
9 19 (3.08%) NoSQL
10 14 (2.27%) Big Data
11 10 (1.62%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (1.46%) DB2
12 9 (1.46%) OLTP
13 8 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
15 6 (0.97%) Oracle BI EE
15 6 (0.97%) Oracle Discoverer
15 6 (0.97%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 59 (9.58%) Git (software)
2 44 (7.14%) Eclipse
3 41 (6.66%) Maven
4 33 (5.36%) Jenkins
5 31 (5.03%) Subversion
6 27 (4.38%) JIRA
6 27 (4.38%) Selenium
6 27 (4.38%) JUnit
7 21 (3.41%) Visual Studio
8 15 (2.44%) Gradle
9 11 (1.79%) Mercurial
10 10 (1.62%) Ant
10 10 (1.62%) NUnit
11 8 (1.30%) Dreamweaver
11 8 (1.30%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 7 (1.14%) Gerrit
12 7 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (0.81%) PHPUnit
14 4 (0.65%) Hudson
15 3 (0.49%) Mockito
General
1 64 (10.39%) Finance
2 40 (6.49%) Games
3 38 (6.17%) Retail
4 12 (1.95%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.62%) Banking
6 8 (1.30%) Marketing
7 7 (1.14%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.97%) Back Office
9 5 (0.81%) German Language
9 5 (0.81%) Italian Language
9 5 (0.81%) Turkish Language
10 4 (0.65%) Automotive
11 3 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.32%) Electronics
12 2 (0.32%) Military
12 2 (0.32%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.16%) Legal
13 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.16%) Advertising
13 1 (0.16%) Billing
Job Titles
1 277 (44.97%) Developer
2 110 (17.86%) Java Developer
3 81 (13.15%) PHP Developer
4 67 (10.88%) Software Engineer
5 51 (8.28%) Analyst
6 44 (7.14%) Administrator
7 42 (6.82%) Software Developer
8 40 (6.49%) Support Engineer
9 36 (5.84%) Senior Developer
10 31 (5.03%) Linux Administrator
11 25 (4.06%) Linux Engineer
12 23 (3.73%) DBA
13 21 (3.41%) Applications Support
14 20 (3.25%) Systems Administrator
15 19 (3.08%) Support Analyst
15 19 (3.08%) Magento Developer
16 18 (2.92%) PHP MySQL Developer
16 18 (2.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 17 (2.76%) C++ Software Developer
17 17 (2.76%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (25.00%) HTML
2 137 (22.24%) CSS
3 92 (14.94%) Spring
4 81 (13.15%) XML
5 77 (12.50%) jQuery
6 74 (12.01%) Web Services
7 53 (8.60%) Hibernate
8 52 (8.44%) HTML5
9 49 (7.95%) Java EE
10 46 (7.47%) J2EE
11 38 (6.17%) Servlets
11 38 (6.17%) JMS
12 35 (5.68%) Grails
13 33 (5.36%) .NET
14 32 (5.19%) XSLT
14 32 (5.19%) WebSphere MQ
15 31 (5.03%) JSON
16 30 (4.87%) CSS3
16 30 (4.87%) Middleware
16 30 (4.87%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 57 (9.25%) Computer Science
2 25 (4.06%) 3D Graphics
3 24 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (3.73%) Mathematics
5 20 (3.25%) Open Source
6 16 (2.60%) User Experience
7 15 (2.44%) Animation
8 14 (2.27%) iPhone
8 14 (2.27%) Mobile App
9 12 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.79%) Blog
11 10 (1.62%) Online Games
11 10 (1.62%) Management Information System
12 9 (1.46%) Clustering
12 9 (1.46%) Physics
13 8 (1.30%) Replication
14 7 (1.14%) Mainframe
14 7 (1.14%) Xbox
14 7 (1.14%) Visualisation
15 6 (0.97%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 238 (38.64%) Windows
2 165 (26.79%) UNIX
3 87 (14.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 45 (7.31%) Android
5 38 (6.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (5.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 34 (5.52%) Solaris
8 31 (5.03%) CentOS
9 27 (4.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 26 (4.22%) Mac OS X
11 24 (3.90%) AIX
12 10 (1.62%) HPUX
12 10 (1.62%) SUSE
13 9 (1.46%) Debian
13 9 (1.46%) Windows 7
13 9 (1.46%) Apple iOS
14 6 (0.97%) OS/400
14 6 (0.97%) zOS
15 4 (0.65%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.65%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (24.03%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (16.23%) E-Commerce
3 97 (15.75%) Software Engineering
4 74 (12.01%) MVC
5 67 (10.88%) OOP
6 60 (9.74%) OO
7 51 (8.28%) ITIL
8 44 (7.14%) Scrum
9 39 (6.33%) Configuration Management
10 33 (5.36%) Problem Management
10 33 (5.36%) Mentoring
11 32 (5.19%) OO PHP
11 32 (5.19%) TDD
12 29 (4.71%) Continuous Integration
13 27 (4.38%) Service Delivery
14 23 (3.73%) Change Management
15 21 (3.41%) Automated Testing
15 21 (3.41%) DevOps
16 19 (3.08%) Web Application Development
16 19 (3.08%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 223 (36.20%) Java
2 164 (26.62%) PHP
3 158 (25.65%) JavaScript
4 123 (19.97%) SQL
5 66 (10.71%) Perl
6 56 (9.09%) Python
7 54 (8.77%) C++
8 52 (8.44%) C
9 48 (7.79%) Shell Script
10 34 (5.52%) Ruby
11 32 (5.19%) XPath
12 28 (4.55%) PHP5
13 26 (4.22%) C#
14 25 (4.06%) Bash Shell
15 10 (1.62%) Scala
16 9 (1.46%) PL/SQL
17 8 (1.30%) PowerShell
18 6 (0.97%) GLSL
19 5 (0.81%) R
19 5 (0.81%) Lua
Qualifications
1 78 (12.66%) Degree
2 19 (3.08%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (2.44%) SC Cleared
5 13 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (1.95%) MCSE
7 11 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (1.62%) CCNA
9 7 (1.14%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.81%) MCSA
12 4 (0.65%) RHCA
13 3 (0.49%) RHCT
13 3 (0.49%) CISSP
13 3 (0.49%) RHCE
13 3 (0.49%) MCP
13 3 (0.49%) HND
13 3 (0.49%) OSCP
13 3 (0.49%) OSCE
14 2 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.52%) QA
2 18 (2.92%) SLA
3 9 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.81%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.65%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.16%) BS7799
System Software
1 59 (9.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (8.12%) Active Directory
3 18 (2.92%) vSphere
4 16 (2.60%) XenApp
5 11 (1.79%) Squid
5 11 (1.79%) Hyper-V
5 11 (1.79%) KVM
6 9 (1.46%) Xen
6 9 (1.46%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (1.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 8 (1.30%) XenServer
7 8 (1.30%) MetaFrame
8 7 (1.14%) XenDesktop
8 7 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.97%) NFS
10 5 (0.81%) Apache Flume
11 4 (0.65%) Postfix
11 4 (0.65%) Varnish
11 4 (0.65%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 46 (7.47%) Puppet
2 27 (4.38%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (3.57%) Nagios
4 13 (2.11%) Tivoli
5 8 (1.30%) Ansible
6 6 (0.97%) Capistrano
7 4 (0.65%) Cacti
7 4 (0.65%) WSUS
7 4 (0.65%) Icinga
7 4 (0.65%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (0.49%) CFEngine
8 3 (0.49%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.32%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.32%) SCCM
9 2 (0.32%) CA Wily
9 2 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.32%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.32%) TIBCO Hawk
9 2 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 125 (20.29%) Oracle
2 103 (16.72%) Red Hat
3 86 (13.96%) VMware
4 47 (7.63%) Microsoft
5 42 (6.82%) Zend
6 32 (5.19%) Cisco
7 31 (5.03%) JBoss
7 31 (5.03%) HP
8 27 (4.38%) Citrix
9 26 (4.22%) Juniper
10 23 (3.73%) IBM
11 22 (3.57%) EMC
12 18 (2.92%) NetApp
12 18 (2.92%) TIBCO
13 16 (2.60%) Symantec
14 15 (2.44%) Atlassian
15 11 (1.79%) SolarWinds
15 11 (1.79%) Google
16 10 (1.62%) CheckPoint
16 10 (1.62%) CA
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