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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 32 32 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 281 259 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 6.98% 7.02% 10.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.71% 26.35% 38.85%
Number of salaries quoted 226 221 325
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £25,000 £26,250
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
859 983 973
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.34% 26.66% 25.91%
Number of salaries quoted 707 843 836
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% +5.97%
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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -6.25% 5
Cheadle +10 10 - -
Rochdale -1 10 £48,000 +5.49% 1
Altrincham +7 8 £47,500 +108.79%
Salford +3 8 £37,500 -4.45% 1
Sale +5 5 £32,250 -8.51% 1
Wigan -1 4 £45,000 +29.49%
Oldham -4 1 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 234 (38.49%) Windows
2 219 (36.02%) Java
3 206 (33.88%) MySQL
4 167 (27.47%) PHP
5 160 (26.32%) UNIX
6 156 (25.66%) JavaScript
7 153 (25.16%) HTML
8 151 (24.84%) Agile Software Development
9 137 (22.53%) CSS
10 126 (20.72%) Oracle
11 113 (18.59%) SQL
12 111 (18.26%) Apache
13 104 (17.11%) Red Hat
14 103 (16.94%) E-Commerce
15 98 (16.12%) Software Engineering
16 93 (15.30%) Spring
17 87 (14.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 83 (13.65%) VMware
18 83 (13.65%) Tomcat
19 80 (13.16%) XML
20 78 (12.83%) Degree
21 76 (12.50%) MVC
22 75 (12.34%) jQuery
23 72 (11.84%) Web Services
24 68 (11.18%) SQL Server
25 67 (11.02%) OOP
26 64 (10.53%) Finance
26 64 (10.53%) Perl
27 59 (9.70%) Git (software)
28 58 (9.54%) OO

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (18.26%) Apache
2 83 (13.65%) Tomcat
3 44 (7.24%) WebSphere
4 35 (5.76%) WebLogic
5 21 (3.45%) Drupal
5 21 (3.45%) WordPress
6 18 (2.96%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
6 18 (2.96%) nginx
7 17 (2.80%) MS Exchange
7 17 (2.80%) Confluence
8 16 (2.63%) TIBCO EMS
9 11 (1.81%) Jetty
10 10 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (1.64%) CMS
11 9 (1.48%) Apache Solr
12 8 (1.32%) OpenStack
12 8 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
12 8 (1.32%) IIS
13 6 (0.99%) Node.js
13 6 (0.99%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (1.97%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.48%) Photoshop
3 7 (1.15%) MS Office
4 5 (0.82%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 46 (7.57%) Magento
2 18 (2.96%) TIBCO iProcess
2 18 (2.96%) BusinessWorks
3 16 (2.63%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
4 6 (0.99%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.16%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 27 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.14%) Office 365
2 13 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.82%) Amazon EMR
4 5 (0.82%) Google App Engine
5 4 (0.66%) GitHub
5 4 (0.66%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (0.66%) Route 53
6 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.33%) SaaS
8 1 (0.16%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (7.07%) DNS
1 43 (7.07%) HTTP
2 28 (4.61%) SAN
3 26 (4.28%) TCP/IP
3 26 (4.28%) Internet
4 25 (4.11%) VPN
5 22 (3.62%) SSL
6 21 (3.45%) WAN
6 21 (3.45%) LAN
6 21 (3.45%) DHCP
7 19 (3.13%) Firewall
8 14 (2.30%) MPLS
9 10 (1.64%) Ethernet
10 9 (1.48%) FTP
10 9 (1.48%) AMQP
11 8 (1.32%) Network Security
12 7 (1.15%) LDAP
12 7 (1.15%) IPsec
13 6 (0.99%) iSCSI
13 6 (0.99%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (33.88%) MySQL
2 68 (11.18%) SQL Server
3 51 (8.39%) Relational Database
4 48 (7.89%) Oracle Database
5 39 (6.41%) PostgreSQL
6 23 (3.78%) RDBMS
6 23 (3.78%) Oracle Database 11g
6 23 (3.78%) Hazelcast
7 19 (3.13%) Hadoop
7 19 (3.13%) MongoDB
7 19 (3.13%) NoSQL
8 14 (2.30%) Big Data
9 10 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (1.64%) DB2
10 9 (1.48%) OLTP
11 8 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (1.15%) Oracle Exadata
13 6 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
13 6 (0.99%) Oracle Discoverer
13 6 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 59 (9.70%) Git (software)
2 43 (7.07%) Eclipse
3 41 (6.74%) Maven
4 32 (5.26%) Jenkins
5 30 (4.93%) Subversion
5 30 (4.93%) Selenium
6 28 (4.61%) JUnit
7 27 (4.44%) JIRA
8 21 (3.45%) Visual Studio
9 17 (2.80%) Gradle
10 11 (1.81%) Mercurial
11 10 (1.64%) NUnit
12 8 (1.32%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 8 (1.32%) Dreamweaver
13 7 (1.15%) Ant
13 7 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (0.99%) PHPUnit
14 6 (0.99%) Gerrit
15 4 (0.66%) Bitbucket
15 4 (0.66%) Hudson
General
1 64 (10.53%) Finance
2 39 (6.41%) Games
2 39 (6.41%) Retail
3 12 (1.97%) Telecoms
4 9 (1.48%) Banking
5 7 (1.15%) Financial Institution
5 7 (1.15%) Marketing
6 6 (0.99%) Back Office
7 5 (0.82%) German Language
7 5 (0.82%) Italian Language
7 5 (0.82%) Turkish Language
8 4 (0.66%) Military
8 4 (0.66%) Aerospace
8 4 (0.66%) Automotive
9 3 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.33%) Electronics
11 1 (0.16%) Legal
11 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.16%) Advertising
11 1 (0.16%) Billing
Job Titles
1 274 (45.07%) Developer
2 109 (17.93%) Java Developer
3 85 (13.98%) PHP Developer
4 67 (11.02%) Software Engineer
5 49 (8.06%) Analyst
6 40 (6.58%) Software Developer
7 39 (6.41%) Administrator
8 37 (6.09%) Senior Developer
9 35 (5.76%) Support Engineer
10 29 (4.77%) Linux Administrator
11 25 (4.11%) Linux Engineer
12 23 (3.78%) DBA
13 21 (3.45%) Magento Developer
14 20 (3.29%) Systems Administrator
15 19 (3.13%) Applications Support
15 19 (3.13%) Support Analyst
15 19 (3.13%) Java Software Engineer
15 19 (3.13%) Team Leader
15 19 (3.13%) PHP MySQL Developer
16 18 (2.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (25.16%) HTML
2 137 (22.53%) CSS
3 93 (15.30%) Spring
4 80 (13.16%) XML
5 75 (12.34%) jQuery
6 72 (11.84%) Web Services
7 53 (8.72%) HTML5
8 52 (8.55%) Hibernate
9 51 (8.39%) Java EE
10 45 (7.40%) J2EE
11 39 (6.41%) JMS
11 39 (6.41%) Servlets
12 36 (5.92%) Grails
13 33 (5.43%) WebSphere MQ
13 33 (5.43%) .NET
14 32 (5.26%) XSLT
15 31 (5.10%) Middleware
15 31 (5.10%) JSON
16 30 (4.93%) XML Schema
16 30 (4.93%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 57 (9.38%) Computer Science
2 24 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (3.95%) 3D Graphics
3 20 (3.29%) Mathematics
4 19 (3.13%) Open Source
5 15 (2.47%) User Experience
6 14 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (2.30%) Animation
7 13 (2.14%) Mobile App
7 13 (2.14%) iPhone
8 12 (1.97%) Blog
9 10 (1.64%) Online Games
9 10 (1.64%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.48%) Clustering
10 9 (1.48%) Physics
11 8 (1.32%) Replication
12 7 (1.15%) FlexPod
12 7 (1.15%) Xbox
13 6 (0.99%) Visualisation
13 6 (0.99%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 234 (38.49%) Windows
2 160 (26.32%) UNIX
3 87 (14.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 46 (7.57%) Android
5 40 (6.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 38 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 36 (5.92%) Solaris
8 29 (4.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 28 (4.61%) CentOS
10 24 (3.95%) Mac OS X
11 23 (3.78%) AIX
12 11 (1.81%) SUSE
12 11 (1.81%) Debian
13 10 (1.64%) Windows 7
13 10 (1.64%) Apple iOS
13 10 (1.64%) HPUX
14 7 (1.15%) OS/400
14 7 (1.15%) zOS
15 4 (0.66%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.66%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (24.84%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (16.94%) E-Commerce
3 98 (16.12%) Software Engineering
4 76 (12.50%) MVC
5 67 (11.02%) OOP
6 58 (9.54%) OO
7 52 (8.55%) ITIL
8 45 (7.40%) Scrum
9 40 (6.58%) Configuration Management
10 34 (5.59%) Mentoring
11 33 (5.43%) OO PHP
12 31 (5.10%) Problem Management
12 31 (5.10%) TDD
13 29 (4.77%) Continuous Integration
14 28 (4.61%) Service Delivery
15 23 (3.78%) Automated Testing
16 20 (3.29%) DevOps
16 20 (3.29%) Change Management
17 19 (3.13%) Project Management
17 19 (3.13%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 219 (36.02%) Java
2 167 (27.47%) PHP
3 156 (25.66%) JavaScript
4 113 (18.59%) SQL
5 64 (10.53%) Perl
6 54 (8.88%) Python
7 52 (8.55%) C++
8 49 (8.06%) C
9 43 (7.07%) Shell Script
10 33 (5.43%) Ruby
11 32 (5.26%) XPath
12 29 (4.77%) PHP5
13 26 (4.28%) C#
14 25 (4.11%) Bash Shell
15 10 (1.64%) Scala
16 9 (1.48%) PL/SQL
17 8 (1.32%) PowerShell
18 6 (0.99%) GLSL
19 5 (0.82%) R
20 4 (0.66%) Lua
Qualifications
1 78 (12.83%) Degree
2 19 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (2.47%) SC Cleared
4 14 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (1.97%) MCSE
6 11 (1.81%) CCNA
7 9 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (1.15%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.82%) MCSA
10 5 (0.82%) RHCA
11 4 (0.66%) RHCE
12 3 (0.49%) MCP
12 3 (0.49%) CISSP
12 3 (0.49%) OSCP
12 3 (0.49%) OSCE
13 2 (0.33%) NCDA
13 2 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.43%) QA
2 18 (2.96%) SLA
3 10 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.82%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.66%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.16%) BS7799
System Software
1 55 (9.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (7.73%) Active Directory
3 16 (2.63%) vSphere
3 16 (2.63%) XenApp
4 12 (1.97%) Hyper-V
4 12 (1.97%) KVM
5 11 (1.81%) Squid
6 9 (1.48%) Oracle RAC
6 9 (1.48%) Xen
7 8 (1.32%) XenServer
7 8 (1.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 8 (1.32%) MetaFrame
8 7 (1.15%) XenDesktop
8 7 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.99%) NFS
10 5 (0.82%) Apache Flume
11 4 (0.66%) Varnish
11 4 (0.66%) Postfix
11 4 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
11 4 (0.66%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 47 (7.73%) Puppet
2 27 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (3.29%) Nagios
4 15 (2.47%) Tivoli
5 8 (1.32%) Ansible
6 6 (0.99%) Capistrano
7 4 (0.66%) Icinga
7 4 (0.66%) Vagrant
7 4 (0.66%) WSUS
8 3 (0.49%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.49%) CFEngine
8 3 (0.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (0.49%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.33%) CA Wily
9 2 (0.33%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.33%) Cacti
9 2 (0.33%) Hyperic
9 2 (0.33%) CA Spectrum
9 2 (0.33%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.33%) logstash
Vendors
1 126 (20.72%) Oracle
2 104 (17.11%) Red Hat
3 83 (13.65%) VMware
4 48 (7.89%) Microsoft
5 44 (7.24%) Zend
6 38 (6.25%) HP
7 30 (4.93%) JBoss
7 30 (4.93%) Cisco
8 27 (4.44%) Citrix
9 25 (4.11%) Juniper
10 24 (3.95%) IBM
11 23 (3.78%) EMC
12 18 (2.96%) TIBCO
12 18 (2.96%) NetApp
13 17 (2.80%) Symantec
14 15 (2.47%) Atlassian
15 12 (1.97%) SolarWinds
16 11 (1.81%) CA
17 10 (1.64%) Google
17 10 (1.64%) CheckPoint
Manchester, Lancashire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
Salford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £14000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - plus exceptional benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester
Hudson - London
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £18,000 - £25,000+ per annum depending on experien
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £225 - £230 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applied Card Technologies
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + Share options
Posted: 4 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Anonymous
Salary: £30,000, negotiable depending on experience.
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago