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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 26 26 29
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 303 296 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 8.03% 7.59% 7.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.40% 33.26% 33.56%
Number of salaries quoted 275 245 241
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £59,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,233 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +5.58%
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
789 890 885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 20.92% 22.81% 21.76%
Number of salaries quoted 714 715 732
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 -9 16 £44,250 +28.26% 8
Rochdale -2 15 £40,000 -40.29% 1
Sale +4 14 £42,500 +6.25%
Altrincham +10 10 £25,000 -37.50% 2
Salford -1 10 £48,750 +30.00% 2
Bolton 0 7 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Cheadle +4 5 £47,500 -2.56% 1
Oldham +1 5 £30,000 -33.33%
Bury - 3 £35,250 - 1
Wigan -4 1 £30,000 -36.84%
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 204 (34.75%) JavaScript
2 194 (33.05%) Windows
3 178 (30.32%) SQL
4 172 (29.30%) Java
5 170 (28.96%) CSS
6 167 (28.45%) HTML
7 165 (28.11%) MySQL
8 158 (26.92%) PHP
9 156 (26.58%) Agile Software Development
10 140 (23.85%) Unix
11 123 (20.95%) Oracle
12 118 (20.10%) Puppet
13 114 (19.42%) DevOps
14 100 (17.04%) Git (software)
15 96 (16.35%) Microsoft
16 91 (15.50%) ITIL
17 89 (15.16%) jQuery
18 86 (14.65%) Web Development
18 86 (14.65%) VMware
19 83 (14.14%) Python
19 83 (14.14%) Continuous Integration
20 82 (13.97%) Degree
21 76 (12.95%) Scrum
21 76 (12.95%) Opscode Chef
22 73 (12.44%) Web Services
23 72 (12.27%) Apache
24 71 (12.10%) .NET
25 70 (11.93%) Configuration Management
26 68 (11.58%) Jenkins
27 64 (10.90%) LAMP

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 72 (12.27%) Apache
2 56 (9.54%) WebSphere
3 41 (6.98%) JBoss
4 33 (5.62%) Tomcat
4 33 (5.62%) WebLogic
5 31 (5.28%) OpenStack
6 25 (4.26%) CloudStack
7 23 (3.92%) WordPress
8 20 (3.41%) Drupal
9 19 (3.24%) MS Exchange
9 19 (3.24%) SharePoint
10 18 (3.07%) IIS
11 14 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2010
12 13 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2013
13 12 (2.04%) CMS
13 12 (2.04%) nginx
14 11 (1.87%) Apache Solr
15 10 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
15 10 (1.70%) SharePoint 2013
16 6 (1.02%) Moodle
Applications
1 36 (6.13%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.53%) MS Office
3 4 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.51%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 12 (2.04%) Magento
2 6 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.34%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 63 (10.73%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (4.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (2.56%) GitHub
4 9 (1.53%) Amazon S3
4 9 (1.53%) IaaS
5 8 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (1.36%) Amazon ELB
5 8 (1.36%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (1.36%) Office 365
5 8 (1.36%) PaaS
5 8 (1.36%) SaaS
6 7 (1.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 6 (1.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.51%) Route 53
10 2 (0.34%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.34%) Trello
11 1 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 57 (9.71%) Firewall
2 44 (7.50%) DNS
3 40 (6.81%) Internet
4 36 (6.13%) TCP/IP
5 29 (4.94%) SAN
6 28 (4.77%) DHCP
7 25 (4.26%) VPN
8 15 (2.56%) LAN
8 15 (2.56%) VoIP
8 15 (2.56%) WAN
9 13 (2.21%) Ethernet
10 12 (2.04%) LDAP
11 10 (1.70%) NAS
11 10 (1.70%) Wireless
12 9 (1.53%) BGP
12 9 (1.53%) ICMP
12 9 (1.53%) OSPF
12 9 (1.53%) VLAN
13 8 (1.36%) TACACS
14 7 (1.19%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (28.11%) MySQL
2 59 (10.05%) SQL Server
3 38 (6.47%) MongoDB
4 21 (3.58%) Relational Database
5 20 (3.41%) DB2
6 16 (2.73%) Big Data
7 15 (2.56%) Hadoop
7 15 (2.56%) NoSQL
7 15 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (1.53%) RDBMS
9 7 (1.19%) Redis
9 7 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (1.02%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.85%) GIS
11 5 (0.85%) MariaDB
11 5 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
12 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 100 (17.04%) Git (software)
2 68 (11.58%) Jenkins
3 63 (10.73%) Selenium
4 27 (4.60%) Gradle
5 26 (4.43%) Grunt
6 25 (4.26%) NUnit
7 23 (3.92%) Maven
8 21 (3.58%) Cucumber
9 19 (3.24%) JIRA
10 18 (3.07%) JMeter
10 18 (3.07%) TestNG
11 15 (2.56%) Subversion
12 13 (2.21%) gulp
12 13 (2.21%) Octopus Deploy
12 13 (2.21%) TeamCity
13 10 (1.70%) Broccoli
13 10 (1.70%) Eclipse
13 10 (1.70%) JSHint
13 10 (1.70%) Vagrant
14 9 (1.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 56 (9.54%) Finance
2 34 (5.79%) Telecoms
3 32 (5.45%) Retail
4 24 (4.09%) Electronics
5 21 (3.58%) Marketing
6 19 (3.24%) Manufacturing
7 15 (2.56%) Games
8 12 (2.04%) Banking
9 7 (1.19%) Legal
10 3 (0.51%) Advertising
11 2 (0.34%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.34%) Military
11 2 (0.34%) Publishing
12 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 244 (41.57%) Developer
2 94 (16.01%) PHP Developer
3 69 (11.75%) DevOps Engineer
4 67 (11.41%) Java Developer
5 58 (9.88%) JavaScript Developer
6 53 (9.03%) Support Engineer
7 43 (7.33%) Linux Engineer
7 43 (7.33%) Senior Developer
8 38 (6.47%) Administrator
9 37 (6.30%) Software Developer
10 33 (5.62%) Java Software Developer
10 33 (5.62%) Web Developer
11 27 (4.60%) Applications Support
12 26 (4.43%) SQL Developer
12 26 (4.43%) Systems Administrator
13 24 (4.09%) Tester
14 23 (3.92%) Linux Administrator
15 22 (3.75%) Linux Support
16 21 (3.58%) Analyst
16 21 (3.58%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (28.96%) CSS
2 167 (28.45%) HTML
3 89 (15.16%) jQuery
4 73 (12.44%) Web Services
5 71 (12.10%) .NET
6 64 (10.90%) LAMP
7 61 (10.39%) XML
8 55 (9.37%) Spring
9 44 (7.50%) HTML5
10 41 (6.98%) AngularJS
11 38 (6.47%) Node.js
12 34 (5.79%) CSS3
13 32 (5.45%) Laravel
14 27 (4.60%) Java EE
14 27 (4.60%) RESTful
15 26 (4.43%) J2EE
16 25 (4.26%) Oracle ADF
17 24 (4.09%) Symfony
18 23 (3.92%) JSON
19 21 (3.58%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 59 (10.05%) Computer Science
2 56 (9.54%) iPad
3 28 (4.77%) User Experience
4 26 (4.43%) Mathematics
5 21 (3.58%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (3.41%) Data Centre
7 11 (1.87%) Clustering
8 10 (1.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 9 (1.53%) Mobile App
9 9 (1.53%) NHS
9 9 (1.53%) Replication
10 8 (1.36%) Blog
11 7 (1.19%) W3C
12 6 (1.02%) Management Information System
12 6 (1.02%) Online Games
13 5 (0.85%) BBC
13 5 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
13 5 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
13 5 (0.85%) PKI
14 4 (0.68%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 194 (33.05%) Windows
2 140 (23.85%) Unix
3 53 (9.03%) Windows Server
4 46 (7.84%) CentOS
5 36 (6.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (4.43%) Solaris
6 26 (4.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (3.41%) Android
9 17 (2.90%) Oracle Linux
10 16 (2.73%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (2.39%) Ubuntu
12 12 (2.04%) Debian
13 11 (1.87%) AIX
13 11 (1.87%) Embedded Linux
14 9 (1.53%) Apple iOS
15 8 (1.36%) OpenVMS
16 6 (1.02%) CoreOS
16 6 (1.02%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (26.58%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (19.42%) DevOps
3 91 (15.50%) ITIL
4 86 (14.65%) Web Development
5 83 (14.14%) Continuous Integration
6 76 (12.95%) Scrum
7 70 (11.93%) Configuration Management
8 63 (10.73%) TDD
9 53 (9.03%) Mentoring
10 52 (8.86%) Software Engineering
11 48 (8.18%) E-Commerce
11 48 (8.18%) MVC
12 42 (7.16%) Continuous Improvement
13 41 (6.98%) Continuous Delivery
13 41 (6.98%) OO
13 41 (6.98%) Open Source
14 37 (6.30%) OOP
15 36 (6.13%) BDD
16 29 (4.94%) High Availability
16 29 (4.94%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 204 (34.75%) JavaScript
2 178 (30.32%) SQL
3 172 (29.30%) Java
4 158 (26.92%) PHP
5 83 (14.14%) Python
6 63 (10.73%) Ruby
7 59 (10.05%) C#
8 54 (9.20%) Perl
8 54 (9.20%) Shell Script
9 45 (7.67%) Bash Shell
10 39 (6.64%) PowerShell
11 30 (5.11%) C++
12 24 (4.09%) Scala
13 15 (2.56%) C
14 10 (1.70%) ES6
15 9 (1.53%) Groovy
16 7 (1.19%) Erlang
16 7 (1.19%) F#
16 7 (1.19%) Haskell
17 6 (1.02%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 82 (13.97%) Degree
2 20 (3.41%) ISTQB
3 17 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (1.53%) CCNA
4 9 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.19%) RHCSA
6 6 (1.02%) JNCIA
6 6 (1.02%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.51%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.51%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.51%) PMP
8 3 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.34%) RHCE
10 1 (0.17%) ISEB
10 1 (0.17%) MCSD
10 1 (0.17%) MCSE
10 1 (0.17%) OCP
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.17%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (2.39%) QA
3 6 (1.02%) SLA
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 7816
4 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 55 (9.37%) Active Directory
2 47 (8.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (6.64%) vSphere
4 25 (4.26%) Xen
4 25 (4.26%) XenServer
5 21 (3.58%) Hyper-V
6 17 (2.90%) Docker
7 16 (2.73%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (1.70%) vCloud
8 10 (1.70%) XenApp
9 4 (0.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (0.68%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 3 (0.51%) iptables
10 3 (0.51%) NFS
10 3 (0.51%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.34%) Ceph
11 2 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.34%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.17%) Gluster
12 1 (0.17%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 118 (20.10%) Puppet
2 76 (12.95%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (4.94%) Cobbler
4 25 (4.26%) Ansible
4 25 (4.26%) Tivoli
5 13 (2.21%) Nagios
6 10 (1.70%) AirWatch
6 10 (1.70%) SCCM
7 7 (1.19%) HAProxy
7 7 (1.19%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 6 (1.02%) SCOM
9 5 (0.85%) NetBackup
9 5 (0.85%) vMotion
10 4 (0.68%) Failover Clustering
10 4 (0.68%) PowerCLI
10 4 (0.68%) RANCID
10 4 (0.68%) vRealize
11 3 (0.51%) cPanel
11 3 (0.51%) Packer
11 3 (0.51%) Terraform
Vendors
1 123 (20.95%) Oracle
2 96 (16.35%) Microsoft
3 86 (14.65%) VMware
4 51 (8.69%) Cisco
5 45 (7.67%) Red Hat
6 25 (4.26%) EnterpriseDB
7 23 (3.92%) NetApp
8 19 (3.24%) Citrix
9 16 (2.73%) IBM
10 14 (2.39%) Juniper
10 14 (2.39%) Zend
11 11 (1.87%) Zerto
12 10 (1.70%) Atlassian
12 10 (1.70%) Veeam
13 9 (1.53%) Brocade
13 9 (1.53%) Ericsson
13 9 (1.53%) Foundry
13 9 (1.53%) Redback
14 8 (1.36%) Hitachi
15 7 (1.19%) HP
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Posted: 10 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25k - 40k per year
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
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Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum
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Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £18,000 - £25,000 DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus on call and excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + £7K-£10K Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, PHI, Flexible Working
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + flexi time
Posted: 5 days ago
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Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + extensive benefits
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