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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
North West / Manchester
Rank 25 19 28
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 311 306 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 8.48% 9.60% 7.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.52% 36.00% 30.50%
Number of salaries quoted 275 264 260
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,800 £55,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
829 850 1023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 22.61% 26.66% 26.14%
Number of salaries quoted 732 701 884
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 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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
Oldham -5 17 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Altrincham -1 16 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Stockport -14 14 £41,000 -6.81% 6
Rochdale -10 11 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Salford -2 9 £33,328 -4.77% 2
Sale - 5 £45,000 -
Bury - 4 £35,000 -
Bolton - 3 £55,000 -
Wigan -16 1 £24,000 -30.43%
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 248 (39.12%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (30.91%) Windows
3 190 (29.97%) SQL
4 185 (29.18%) Java
5 165 (26.03%) DevOps
6 162 (25.55%) JavaScript
7 158 (24.92%) Python
8 150 (23.66%) MySQL
9 144 (22.71%) PHP
10 140 (22.08%) HTML
11 139 (21.92%) Puppet
12 133 (20.98%) Unix
13 130 (20.50%) CSS
13 130 (20.50%) VMware
14 123 (19.40%) Oracle
15 116 (18.30%) Scrum
16 111 (17.51%) Continuous Integration
16 111 (17.51%) Opscode Chef
17 108 (17.03%) Ruby
18 106 (16.72%) ITIL
19 103 (16.25%) Configuration Management
20 99 (15.62%) Perl
21 93 (14.67%) Amazon AWS
22 90 (14.20%) Microsoft
22 90 (14.20%) Software Engineering
23 88 (13.88%) Git (software)
24 85 (13.41%) VMware Infrastructure
25 84 (13.25%) jQuery
26 83 (13.09%) Web Services
27 81 (12.78%) Degree

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 55 (8.68%) Apache
2 46 (7.26%) Tomcat
3 45 (7.10%) WebSphere
4 44 (6.94%) JBoss
5 37 (5.84%) OpenStack
6 34 (5.36%) WebLogic
7 32 (5.05%) CloudStack
8 24 (3.79%) nginx
9 19 (3.00%) Elasticsearch
10 18 (2.84%) WordPress
11 16 (2.52%) Apache Solr
11 16 (2.52%) Apache Spark
11 16 (2.52%) MS Exchange
12 14 (2.21%) Apache Pig
12 14 (2.21%) IIS
12 14 (2.21%) SharePoint
13 11 (1.74%) Drupal
14 10 (1.58%) CMS
14 10 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2013
15 8 (1.26%) GeoServer
Applications
1 46 (7.26%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.21%) MS Office
3 10 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (1.58%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.16%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 9 (1.42%) Magento
2 5 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.63%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.47%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 93 (14.67%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (4.89%) PaaS
3 30 (4.73%) IaaS
4 23 (3.63%) Amazon S3
5 22 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
6 18 (2.84%) Amazon EC2
6 18 (2.84%) AWS CloudFormation
7 16 (2.52%) Office 365
8 14 (2.21%) SaaS
9 13 (2.05%) GitHub
10 5 (0.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (0.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 4 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.63%) Basecamp
11 4 (0.63%) Sage Pay
11 4 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.16%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 73 (11.51%) Firewall
2 45 (7.10%) Internet
3 39 (6.15%) DNS
4 34 (5.36%) SAN
5 27 (4.26%) WAN
6 22 (3.47%) TCP/IP
7 20 (3.15%) DHCP
8 17 (2.68%) VPN
9 16 (2.52%) LAN
10 12 (1.89%) VoIP
11 9 (1.42%) Network Security
12 8 (1.26%) BGP
12 8 (1.26%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (1.26%) VLAN
13 6 (0.95%) ICMP
13 6 (0.95%) IPsec
13 6 (0.95%) Kerberos
13 6 (0.95%) OSPF
13 6 (0.95%) Skype
13 6 (0.95%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (23.66%) MySQL
2 74 (11.67%) SQL Server
3 51 (8.04%) MongoDB
4 27 (4.26%) Big Data
5 26 (4.10%) Hadoop
6 18 (2.84%) Relational Database
7 17 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (2.37%) RDBMS
9 14 (2.21%) Apache Hive
10 13 (2.05%) NoSQL
11 10 (1.58%) DB2
12 8 (1.26%) Hazelcast
12 8 (1.26%) Redis
13 7 (1.10%) Oracle Database
14 5 (0.79%) Data Mining
14 5 (0.79%) SQL Server 2016
15 3 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
15 3 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
16 2 (0.32%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 88 (13.88%) Git (software)
2 79 (12.46%) Jenkins
3 53 (8.36%) Selenium
4 23 (3.63%) Cucumber
4 23 (3.63%) Maven
5 21 (3.31%) Bitbucket
6 19 (3.00%) Gradle
6 19 (3.00%) JIRA
6 19 (3.00%) TeamCity
7 15 (2.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 15 (2.37%) Subversion
7 15 (2.37%) Visual Studio
8 14 (2.21%) Vagrant
9 12 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
10 11 (1.74%) Grunt
11 10 (1.58%) Eclipse
11 10 (1.58%) Mercurial
11 10 (1.58%) NUnit
11 10 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (1.42%) JMeter
General
1 47 (7.41%) Finance
2 34 (5.36%) Telecoms
3 32 (5.05%) Retail
4 19 (3.00%) Games
5 17 (2.68%) Military
6 16 (2.52%) Manufacturing
6 16 (2.52%) Marketing
7 13 (2.05%) Electronics
8 7 (1.10%) Banking
9 4 (0.63%) Back Office
10 2 (0.32%) Advertising
10 2 (0.32%) Legal
11 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 242 (38.17%) Developer
2 101 (15.93%) DevOps Engineer
3 86 (13.56%) Java Developer
4 73 (11.51%) Support Engineer
5 72 (11.36%) PHP Developer
6 70 (11.04%) Linux Engineer
7 58 (9.15%) Senior Developer
8 54 (8.52%) Software Developer
9 51 (8.04%) JavaScript Developer
10 44 (6.94%) Java Software Developer
11 34 (5.36%) Senior Java Developer
12 30 (4.73%) IT Support
12 30 (4.73%) Software Engineer
13 29 (4.57%) IT Engineer
13 29 (4.57%) Linux Support
14 28 (4.42%) Applications Support
14 28 (4.42%) IT Support Engineer
14 28 (4.42%) Windows Engineer
15 27 (4.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 27 (4.26%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (22.08%) HTML
2 130 (20.50%) CSS
3 84 (13.25%) jQuery
4 83 (13.09%) Web Services
5 74 (11.67%) Spring
6 59 (9.31%) .NET
6 59 (9.31%) LAMP
7 50 (7.89%) AngularJS
8 44 (6.94%) Laravel
8 44 (6.94%) XML
9 42 (6.62%) Java EE
10 41 (6.47%) HTML5
11 40 (6.31%) Node.js
12 32 (5.05%) J2EE
13 29 (4.57%) CSS3
13 29 (4.57%) Hibernate
13 29 (4.57%) Middleware
14 26 (4.10%) Oracle ADF
14 26 (4.10%) Symfony
15 24 (3.79%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 51 (8.04%) iPad
2 49 (7.73%) Computer Science
3 29 (4.57%) Data Centre
4 26 (4.10%) Mathematics
5 21 (3.31%) User Experience
6 20 (3.15%) Clustering
7 18 (2.84%) Visualisation
8 15 (2.37%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (2.05%) PKI
10 12 (1.89%) Blog
11 10 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.58%) NHS
12 9 (1.42%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.95%) Algorithms
13 6 (0.95%) Device Driver
13 6 (0.95%) N-Tier
14 5 (0.79%) Cyberthreat
14 5 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
14 5 (0.79%) W3C
15 4 (0.63%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 196 (30.91%) Windows
2 133 (20.98%) Unix
3 67 (10.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 67 (10.57%) Windows Server
4 52 (8.20%) CentOS
5 31 (4.89%) Solaris
6 27 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (4.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (3.63%) Debian
9 22 (3.47%) OpenVMS
10 20 (3.15%) Ubuntu
11 12 (1.89%) Android
12 11 (1.74%) Oracle Linux
13 10 (1.58%) Embedded Linux
14 9 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (1.26%) Mac OS X
16 7 (1.10%) AIX
17 6 (0.95%) Windows 7
18 3 (0.47%) Fedora
18 3 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (39.12%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (26.03%) DevOps
3 116 (18.30%) Scrum
4 111 (17.51%) Continuous Integration
5 106 (16.72%) ITIL
6 103 (16.25%) Configuration Management
7 90 (14.20%) Software Engineering
8 70 (11.04%) Web Development
9 58 (9.15%) Continuous Improvement
10 57 (8.99%) E-Commerce
11 51 (8.04%) Mentoring
12 47 (7.41%) Service Management
13 45 (7.10%) MVC
14 43 (6.78%) Open Source
14 43 (6.78%) TDD
15 42 (6.62%) SDLC
16 38 (5.99%) OO
17 35 (5.52%) Information Security
18 33 (5.21%) DSDM
18 33 (5.21%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 190 (29.97%) SQL
2 185 (29.18%) Java
3 162 (25.55%) JavaScript
4 158 (24.92%) Python
5 144 (22.71%) PHP
6 108 (17.03%) Ruby
7 99 (15.62%) Perl
8 64 (10.09%) Bash Shell
9 56 (8.83%) C++
10 55 (8.68%) Shell Script
11 51 (8.04%) C
12 50 (7.89%) C#
13 34 (5.36%) PowerShell
13 34 (5.36%) Scala
14 18 (2.84%) Groovy
15 15 (2.37%) Embedded C
16 14 (2.21%) PHP 5
17 11 (1.74%) Erlang
17 11 (1.74%) F#
17 11 (1.74%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 81 (12.78%) Degree
2 30 (4.73%) Security Cleared
3 28 (4.42%) DV Cleared
4 19 (3.00%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (2.37%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (1.74%) CCNA
6 11 (1.74%) ISTQB
7 9 (1.42%) CCNP
7 9 (1.42%) HNC
7 9 (1.42%) HND
8 7 (1.10%) CCSE
8 7 (1.10%) ISEB
9 6 (0.95%) JNCIA
10 5 (0.79%) RHCSA
11 4 (0.63%) CISSP
11 4 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.47%) MCSE
12 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.47%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.47%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (1.58%) SLA
3 9 (1.42%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.79%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.63%) QA
6 1 (0.16%) GCP
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 7816
System Software
1 85 (13.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (9.31%) Active Directory
3 52 (8.20%) Hyper-V
4 40 (6.31%) vSphere
5 33 (5.21%) Xen
6 32 (5.05%) XenServer
7 28 (4.42%) Docker
8 16 (2.52%) vCloud
9 8 (1.26%) Firmware
9 8 (1.26%) Varnish
9 8 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (0.95%) XenApp
11 5 (0.79%) Postfix
11 5 (0.79%) qmail
11 5 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 4 (0.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 3 (0.47%) KVM
13 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.47%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 139 (21.92%) Puppet
2 111 (17.51%) Opscode Chef
3 53 (8.36%) Ansible
4 32 (5.05%) Cobbler
5 29 (4.57%) Tivoli
6 11 (1.74%) Nagios
6 11 (1.74%) SCCM
6 11 (1.74%) Terraform
7 9 (1.42%) Salt
8 7 (1.10%) Packer
9 6 (0.95%) AirWatch
9 6 (0.95%) cPanel
9 6 (0.95%) vMotion
10 5 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (0.79%) NetBackup
10 5 (0.79%) SCOM
10 5 (0.79%) WSUS
11 4 (0.63%) Backup Exec
11 4 (0.63%) HP SIM
11 4 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 130 (20.50%) VMware
2 123 (19.40%) Oracle
3 90 (14.20%) Microsoft
4 68 (10.73%) Red Hat
5 54 (8.52%) Cisco
6 32 (5.05%) EnterpriseDB
7 31 (4.89%) NetApp
8 21 (3.31%) Citrix
9 19 (3.00%) HP
10 17 (2.68%) Zend
11 12 (1.89%) Google
12 10 (1.58%) IBM
12 10 (1.58%) Zerto
13 9 (1.42%) Atlassian
13 9 (1.42%) Dell
13 9 (1.42%) Facebook
13 9 (1.42%) SolarWinds
14 8 (1.26%) Hitachi
14 8 (1.26%) Juniper
14 8 (1.26%) Symantec
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38109.00 - £42882.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent progression opportunities
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension, Health
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Full package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary up to £40k + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35114.00 - £40380.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + training programme
Posted: 6 days ago