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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 20 21 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 326 331 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 8.73% 9.38% 7.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.26% 37.53% 29.34%
Number of salaries quoted 305 274 249
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
899 882 1043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 24.07% 25.00% 24.60%
Number of salaries quoted 816 707 889
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -2 23 £36,750 -2.00% 5
Rochdale -2 20 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Salford 0 11 £36,500 +0.68% 1
Oldham +6 7 £35,000 +16.66% 4
Altrincham -3 7 £30,000 -33.33%
Sale +2 5 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Bolton -7 5 £50,000 +25.00%
Wigan -8 4 £27,000 -20.58%
Bury - 4 £35,000 -
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 203 (33.50%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (32.51%) Windows
3 180 (29.70%) SQL
4 177 (29.21%) JavaScript
5 171 (28.22%) Java
6 155 (25.58%) MySQL
7 153 (25.25%) HTML
8 149 (24.59%) CSS
9 148 (24.42%) PHP
10 132 (21.78%) Unix
11 129 (21.29%) DevOps
12 127 (20.96%) Puppet
13 123 (20.30%) Python
14 121 (19.97%) VMware
15 109 (17.99%) Oracle
16 101 (16.67%) ITIL
17 100 (16.50%) Microsoft
18 98 (16.17%) Scrum
19 97 (16.01%) Continuous Integration
19 97 (16.01%) Git (software)
20 93 (15.35%) jQuery
21 88 (14.52%) Configuration Management
22 86 (14.19%) Opscode Chef
23 84 (13.86%) Web Development
24 82 (13.53%) Ruby
25 81 (13.37%) Web Services
26 79 (13.04%) Perl
27 75 (12.38%) VMware Infrastructure
28 71 (11.72%) Amazon AWS
28 71 (11.72%) Software Engineering

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 64 (10.56%) Apache
2 45 (7.43%) JBoss
2 45 (7.43%) WebSphere
3 44 (7.26%) Tomcat
4 35 (5.78%) WebLogic
5 33 (5.45%) OpenStack
6 29 (4.79%) CloudStack
7 25 (4.13%) WordPress
8 23 (3.80%) nginx
9 18 (2.97%) IIS
10 17 (2.81%) Elasticsearch
11 16 (2.64%) Apache Solr
11 16 (2.64%) MS Exchange
11 16 (2.64%) SharePoint
12 12 (1.98%) CMS
13 11 (1.82%) Apache Spark
14 9 (1.49%) Apache Pig
14 9 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
15 7 (1.16%) Commerce Server
15 7 (1.16%) Drupal
Applications
1 49 (8.09%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.48%) MS Office
3 10 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.49%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 10 (1.65%) Magento
2 5 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.50%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 71 (11.72%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (4.95%) PaaS
3 29 (4.79%) IaaS
4 26 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 20 (3.30%) Amazon S3
6 16 (2.64%) Office 365
7 15 (2.48%) Amazon EC2
7 15 (2.48%) AWS CloudFormation
8 14 (2.31%) GitHub
9 13 (2.15%) SaaS
10 5 (0.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (0.66%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (0.66%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 4 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.66%) Basecamp
11 4 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.50%) Sage Pay
13 2 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
14 1 (0.17%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 70 (11.55%) Firewall
2 45 (7.43%) DNS
2 45 (7.43%) Internet
3 35 (5.78%) SAN
4 24 (3.96%) WAN
5 23 (3.80%) TCP/IP
6 22 (3.63%) DHCP
7 19 (3.14%) VPN
8 16 (2.64%) LAN
9 12 (1.98%) VoIP
10 10 (1.65%) VLAN
11 9 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (1.32%) BGP
12 8 (1.32%) Ethernet
12 8 (1.32%) ICMP
12 8 (1.32%) LDAP
12 8 (1.32%) OSPF
12 8 (1.32%) TACACS
13 7 (1.16%) Network Security
13 7 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (25.58%) MySQL
2 66 (10.89%) SQL Server
3 49 (8.09%) MongoDB
4 24 (3.96%) Big Data
5 22 (3.63%) Hadoop
6 18 (2.97%) NoSQL
6 18 (2.97%) Relational Database
7 14 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (1.98%) RDBMS
9 10 (1.65%) Apache Hive
10 9 (1.49%) DB2
11 6 (0.99%) Hazelcast
11 6 (0.99%) Redis
12 5 (0.83%) Data Mining
12 5 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
13 3 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
14 2 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 2 (0.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 97 (16.01%) Git (software)
2 64 (10.56%) Jenkins
3 49 (8.09%) Selenium
4 23 (3.80%) Gradle
5 22 (3.63%) Grunt
6 17 (2.81%) Maven
7 16 (2.64%) TeamCity
8 15 (2.48%) Cucumber
8 15 (2.48%) NUnit
8 15 (2.48%) Subversion
9 14 (2.31%) gulp
10 13 (2.15%) Bitbucket
10 13 (2.15%) Broccoli
10 13 (2.15%) JIRA
10 13 (2.15%) JSHint
11 12 (1.98%) Octopus Deploy
12 10 (1.65%) Vagrant
13 9 (1.49%) Mercurial
13 9 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (1.49%) TestNG
General
1 52 (8.58%) Finance
2 41 (6.77%) Telecoms
3 32 (5.28%) Retail
4 18 (2.97%) Games
4 18 (2.97%) Marketing
5 13 (2.15%) Manufacturing
5 13 (2.15%) Military
6 11 (1.82%) Banking
7 9 (1.49%) Electronics
8 6 (0.99%) Legal
9 4 (0.66%) Back Office
10 3 (0.50%) Advertising
11 2 (0.33%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 244 (40.26%) Developer
2 87 (14.36%) PHP Developer
3 80 (13.20%) DevOps Engineer
4 78 (12.87%) Java Developer
5 76 (12.54%) Support Engineer
6 56 (9.24%) Senior Developer
7 51 (8.42%) JavaScript Developer
7 51 (8.42%) Linux Engineer
8 47 (7.76%) Software Developer
9 40 (6.60%) Java Software Developer
10 37 (6.11%) Applications Support
11 32 (5.28%) Administrator
11 32 (5.28%) Web Developer
12 30 (4.95%) Senior Java Developer
13 29 (4.79%) IT Support
14 28 (4.62%) IT Engineer
15 27 (4.46%) IT Support Engineer
15 27 (4.46%) Linux Support
16 26 (4.29%) Software Engineer
16 26 (4.29%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (25.25%) HTML
2 149 (24.59%) CSS
3 93 (15.35%) jQuery
4 81 (13.37%) Web Services
5 68 (11.22%) Spring
6 63 (10.40%) LAMP
7 60 (9.90%) .NET
8 50 (8.25%) AngularJS
9 46 (7.59%) XML
10 45 (7.43%) HTML5
11 44 (7.26%) Laravel
12 41 (6.77%) Node.js
13 36 (5.94%) CSS3
14 34 (5.61%) Java EE
15 33 (5.45%) J2EE
16 29 (4.79%) Symfony
17 26 (4.29%) RESTful
18 25 (4.13%) Oracle ADF
19 24 (3.96%) Hibernate
20 23 (3.80%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 47 (7.76%) iPad
2 44 (7.26%) Computer Science
3 26 (4.29%) Data Centre
4 25 (4.13%) Mathematics
5 23 (3.80%) User Experience
6 21 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (2.97%) Clustering
8 13 (2.15%) Visualisation
9 11 (1.82%) Management Information System
9 11 (1.82%) NHS
9 11 (1.82%) PKI
10 8 (1.32%) Blog
11 6 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (0.83%) W3C
13 4 (0.66%) CCTV
13 4 (0.66%) Cyberthreat
13 4 (0.66%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.66%) Social Media
13 4 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 197 (32.51%) Windows
2 132 (21.78%) Unix
3 60 (9.90%) Windows Server
4 47 (7.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 45 (7.43%) CentOS
6 32 (5.28%) Solaris
6 32 (5.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 30 (4.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (3.80%) Debian
9 22 (3.63%) OpenVMS
10 19 (3.14%) Ubuntu
11 13 (2.15%) Oracle Linux
12 11 (1.82%) Android
13 9 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (1.32%) Windows 7
15 5 (0.83%) AIX
15 5 (0.83%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.66%) Windows XP
17 3 (0.50%) Fedora
17 3 (0.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (33.50%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (21.29%) DevOps
3 101 (16.67%) ITIL
4 98 (16.17%) Scrum
5 97 (16.01%) Continuous Integration
6 88 (14.52%) Configuration Management
7 84 (13.86%) Web Development
8 71 (11.72%) Software Engineering
9 52 (8.58%) Continuous Improvement
10 51 (8.42%) Mentoring
11 48 (7.92%) E-Commerce
12 44 (7.26%) MVC
12 44 (7.26%) TDD
13 39 (6.44%) Service Management
14 38 (6.27%) OO
15 36 (5.94%) OOP
16 34 (5.61%) Open Source
17 33 (5.45%) Continuous Delivery
18 32 (5.28%) SDLC
19 29 (4.79%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 180 (29.70%) SQL
2 177 (29.21%) JavaScript
3 171 (28.22%) Java
4 148 (24.42%) PHP
5 123 (20.30%) Python
6 82 (13.53%) Ruby
7 79 (13.04%) Perl
8 53 (8.75%) Shell Script
9 47 (7.76%) Bash Shell
9 47 (7.76%) C#
10 36 (5.94%) PowerShell
11 33 (5.45%) Scala
12 31 (5.12%) C++
13 30 (4.95%) C
14 16 (2.64%) Groovy
15 15 (2.48%) PHP 5
16 13 (2.15%) ES6
17 11 (1.82%) Erlang
17 11 (1.82%) F#
17 11 (1.82%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 67 (11.06%) Degree
2 20 (3.30%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.81%) DV Cleared
4 15 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
5 12 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (1.98%) ISTQB
6 11 (1.82%) CCNA
7 8 (1.32%) JNCIA
8 5 (0.83%) RHCSA
9 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.50%) MCSE
10 3 (0.50%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.50%) PMP
10 3 (0.50%) RHCE
11 2 (0.33%) CCNP
11 2 (0.33%) CISSP
11 2 (0.33%) ISEB
11 2 (0.33%) PhD
11 2 (0.33%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (1.65%) SLA
3 6 (0.99%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.83%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.66%) QA
6 1 (0.17%) GCP
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 7816
System Software
1 75 (12.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 65 (10.73%) Active Directory
3 42 (6.93%) Hyper-V
3 42 (6.93%) vSphere
4 30 (4.95%) Xen
5 29 (4.79%) XenServer
6 14 (2.31%) Docker
7 13 (2.15%) vCloud
8 12 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (1.16%) Varnish
10 5 (0.83%) Postfix
10 5 (0.83%) qmail
10 5 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (0.83%) XenApp
11 4 (0.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 4 (0.66%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 3 (0.50%) KVM
12 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.50%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 127 (20.96%) Puppet
2 86 (14.19%) Opscode Chef
3 38 (6.27%) Ansible
4 28 (4.62%) Cobbler
5 25 (4.13%) Tivoli
6 14 (2.31%) Nagios
6 14 (2.31%) SCCM
7 7 (1.16%) SCOM
8 6 (0.99%) cPanel
8 6 (0.99%) vMotion
9 5 (0.83%) AirWatch
9 5 (0.83%) NetBackup
9 5 (0.83%) WSUS
10 4 (0.66%) Backup Exec
10 4 (0.66%) Failover Clustering
10 4 (0.66%) HAProxy
10 4 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (0.66%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 4 (0.66%) Salt
10 4 (0.66%) Terraform
Vendors
1 121 (19.97%) VMware
2 109 (17.99%) Oracle
3 100 (16.50%) Microsoft
4 55 (9.08%) Red Hat
5 51 (8.42%) Cisco
6 33 (5.45%) NetApp
7 29 (4.79%) EnterpriseDB
8 18 (2.97%) Citrix
9 17 (2.81%) Zend
10 13 (2.15%) Juniper
11 12 (1.98%) IBM
11 12 (1.98%) Zerto
12 10 (1.65%) Dell
13 9 (1.49%) Atlassian
13 9 (1.49%) SolarWinds
13 9 (1.49%) Veeam
14 8 (1.32%) Brocade
14 8 (1.32%) Facebook
14 8 (1.32%) Foundry
14 8 (1.32%) Google
Stockport, Cheshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £28k+ Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Pension & Flexitime
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly-competitive and negotiable, depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent progression opportunities
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly-competitive and negotiable, depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Sale, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: circa £40k DOE + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + pension, bonus, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £33000.00 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
SceneOne Ltd.
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago