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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 23 27 31
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 274 304 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 8.53% 7.69% 8.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.93% 29.49% 31.80%
Number of salaries quoted 225 262 253
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -1.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,540 £27,550 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
832 1031 959
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 25.89% 26.07% 25.35%
Number of salaries quoted 682 893 844
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 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
(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 +8 36 £48,750 +41.30% 6
Salford +7 12 £35,000 -18.12% 1
Cheadle - 8 £50,000 -
Altrincham +12 7 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Rochdale +6 7 £60,000 -14.28% 1
Wigan +11 6 £34,500 -4.82%
Bolton +7 1 - - 1
Oldham -5 1 £30,000 -
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 208 (36.24%) Windows
2 166 (28.92%) MySQL
3 159 (27.70%) PHP
4 141 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
5 139 (24.22%) Unix
6 135 (23.52%) JavaScript
7 129 (22.47%) Java
8 111 (19.34%) Puppet
9 105 (18.29%) SQL
10 104 (18.12%) HTML
10 104 (18.12%) Red Hat
11 100 (17.42%) Git (software)
12 99 (17.25%) Microsoft
12 99 (17.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 95 (16.55%) CSS
14 91 (15.85%) Oracle
15 90 (15.68%) Python
16 86 (14.98%) Apache
16 86 (14.98%) Degree
17 85 (14.81%) VMware
18 84 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
19 82 (14.29%) LAMP
20 76 (13.24%) jQuery
21 70 (12.20%) DevOps
22 69 (12.02%) Web Services
23 67 (11.67%) Finance
23 67 (11.67%) CentOS
24 63 (10.98%) Software Engineering
24 63 (10.98%) C++
25 62 (10.80%) E-Commerce

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 86 (14.98%) Apache
2 27 (4.70%) OpenStack
2 27 (4.70%) WebLogic
2 27 (4.70%) WordPress
3 25 (4.36%) WebSphere
4 23 (4.01%) Tomcat
5 21 (3.66%) MS Exchange
5 21 (3.66%) Node.js
6 19 (3.31%) nginx
7 14 (2.44%) Drupal
7 14 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
8 13 (2.26%) CMS
8 13 (2.26%) JBoss
8 13 (2.26%) SharePoint
9 11 (1.92%) Confluence
10 10 (1.74%) IIS
11 8 (1.39%) Apache Pig
11 8 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (1.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (1.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (0.52%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.35%) MS Office
4 1 (0.17%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.17%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 15 (2.61%) Magento
2 7 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.22%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (1.05%) Primavera
4 5 (0.87%) OpenCart
5 2 (0.35%) SDL Web 8
6 1 (0.17%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 84 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (3.14%) Cloud Computing
3 15 (2.61%) SaaS
4 14 (2.44%) IBM PureFlex
5 8 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.87%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.52%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.52%) GitHub
8 3 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.35%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.35%) Office 365
9 2 (0.35%) Route 53
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (9.41%) Firewall
2 48 (8.36%) SAN
3 30 (5.23%) DNS
4 26 (4.53%) TCP/IP
5 21 (3.66%) Internet
6 20 (3.48%) Network Security
7 18 (3.14%) LDAP
8 17 (2.96%) VPN
9 15 (2.61%) LAN
10 14 (2.44%) Ethernet
10 14 (2.44%) VoIP
11 13 (2.26%) Broadband
12 10 (1.74%) IPsec
13 9 (1.57%) BGP
13 9 (1.57%) FTP
13 9 (1.57%) IPv6
13 9 (1.57%) NAS
13 9 (1.57%) SSH
14 8 (1.39%) MPLS
14 8 (1.39%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (28.92%) MySQL
2 47 (8.19%) SQL Server
3 41 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 26 (4.53%) PostgreSQL
5 23 (4.01%) Oracle Database
6 22 (3.83%) RDBMS
7 21 (3.66%) MongoDB
8 20 (3.48%) Big Data
9 15 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
10 14 (2.44%) DB2
10 14 (2.44%) Oracle Exadata
11 11 (1.92%) Redis
12 10 (1.74%) Hadoop
13 9 (1.57%) NoSQL
14 8 (1.39%) Apache Hive
14 8 (1.39%) IBM BigInsights
15 6 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
16 5 (0.87%) SQLite
17 4 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
17 4 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 100 (17.42%) Git (software)
2 32 (5.57%) Selenium
3 29 (5.05%) Jenkins
4 22 (3.83%) JIRA
5 20 (3.48%) Maven
6 18 (3.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 18 (3.14%) Subversion
7 17 (2.96%) Visual Studio
8 14 (2.44%) Ant
9 12 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (1.92%) Eclipse
10 11 (1.92%) Gradle
11 10 (1.74%) JUnit
12 9 (1.57%) HP UFT
13 7 (1.22%) Gerrit
13 7 (1.22%) Grunt
13 7 (1.22%) Vagrant
14 5 (0.87%) FxCop
14 5 (0.87%) Redmine
14 5 (0.87%) WiX
General
1 67 (11.67%) Finance
2 14 (2.44%) Retail
3 13 (2.26%) Banking
3 13 (2.26%) Games
3 13 (2.26%) Telecoms
4 9 (1.57%) Marketing
5 8 (1.39%) Legal
5 8 (1.39%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.22%) Back Office
7 3 (0.52%) Publishing
8 2 (0.35%) Electronics
9 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 188 (32.75%) Developer
2 81 (14.11%) PHP Developer
3 68 (11.85%) Administrator
4 66 (11.50%) Linux Engineer
5 58 (10.10%) Linux Administrator
6 50 (8.71%) Systems Administrator
7 44 (7.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 43 (7.49%) DevOps Engineer
8 43 (7.49%) Java Developer
9 42 (7.32%) Analyst
10 41 (7.14%) Software Developer
11 36 (6.27%) Senior Developer
12 30 (5.23%) JavaScript Developer
13 29 (5.05%) Software Engineer
14 23 (4.01%) Consultant
14 23 (4.01%) Java Software Developer
14 23 (4.01%) SOC Analyst
15 22 (3.83%) Senior PHP Developer
15 22 (3.83%) SQL Developer
15 22 (3.83%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (18.12%) HTML
2 95 (16.55%) CSS
3 82 (14.29%) LAMP
4 76 (13.24%) jQuery
5 69 (12.02%) Web Services
6 60 (10.45%) XML
7 50 (8.71%) Spring
8 37 (6.45%) Symfony
9 33 (5.75%) Java EE
10 30 (5.23%) .NET
10 30 (5.23%) SOAP
11 27 (4.70%) REST
12 25 (4.36%) HTML5
13 23 (4.01%) AngularJS
13 23 (4.01%) JSON
14 22 (3.83%) Oracle ADF
15 20 (3.48%) Laravel
16 18 (3.14%) Hibernate
16 18 (3.14%) Play Framework
16 18 (3.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 53 (9.23%) Computer Science
2 35 (6.10%) Data Centre
2 35 (6.10%) Enterprise Software
3 33 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (4.88%) Mathematics
5 25 (4.36%) Management Information System
6 23 (4.01%) Statistics
7 19 (3.31%) Security Operations Centre
8 15 (2.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 14 (2.44%) FlexPod
9 14 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
9 14 (2.44%) VCE vBlock
10 12 (2.09%) N-Tier
11 11 (1.92%) iPad
12 10 (1.74%) User Experience
13 9 (1.57%) Clustering
14 6 (1.05%) Replication
15 4 (0.70%) Animation
15 4 (0.70%) e-Learning
15 4 (0.70%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 208 (36.24%) Windows
2 139 (24.22%) Unix
3 99 (17.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 67 (11.67%) CentOS
5 36 (6.27%) Solaris
6 35 (6.10%) AIX
7 24 (4.18%) Ubuntu
7 24 (4.18%) Windows Server
8 16 (2.79%) Mac OS X
8 16 (2.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (2.44%) Debian
9 14 (2.44%) HPUX
9 14 (2.44%) OS/400
9 14 (2.44%) SUSE
9 14 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (2.44%) zOS
10 7 (1.22%) Mac OS
10 7 (1.22%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.35%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (12.20%) DevOps
3 63 (10.98%) Software Engineering
4 62 (10.80%) E-Commerce
5 60 (10.45%) Scrum
6 56 (9.76%) OO
7 54 (9.41%) Configuration Management
7 54 (9.41%) OOP
8 49 (8.54%) Information Security
9 48 (8.36%) Change Management
10 44 (7.67%) ITIL
10 44 (7.67%) Open Source
11 42 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
12 39 (6.79%) TDD
13 34 (5.92%) Web Development
14 32 (5.57%) Continuous Improvement
15 28 (4.88%) High Availability
15 28 (4.88%) Network Design
16 26 (4.53%) MVC
17 24 (4.18%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 159 (27.70%) PHP
2 135 (23.52%) JavaScript
3 129 (22.47%) Java
4 105 (18.29%) SQL
5 90 (15.68%) Python
6 63 (10.98%) C++
7 61 (10.63%) Shell Script
8 58 (10.10%) Ruby
9 56 (9.76%) Perl
10 44 (7.67%) C#
11 34 (5.92%) C
12 33 (5.75%) Bash Shell
13 18 (3.14%) Scala
14 14 (2.44%) PL/SQL
15 10 (1.74%) PHP 5
16 9 (1.57%) VB
17 6 (1.05%) PowerShell
18 4 (0.70%) Objective-C
19 2 (0.35%) Embedded C
19 2 (0.35%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 86 (14.98%) Degree
2 20 (3.48%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (2.96%) CCNA
4 14 (2.44%) CCNP
5 13 (2.26%) RHCE
6 11 (1.92%) CISSP
6 11 (1.92%) Security Cleared
7 10 (1.74%) ISTQB
8 9 (1.57%) MCSE
8 9 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (1.39%) MCITP
9 8 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (1.22%) A+ Certification
10 7 (1.22%) CompTIA Security+
10 7 (1.22%) HP ASE
10 7 (1.22%) Network+ Certification
10 7 (1.22%) Security+ Certification
11 5 (0.87%) RHCSA
12 4 (0.70%) JNCIA
12 4 (0.70%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.79%) QA
2 10 (1.74%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.05%) SLA
5 2 (0.35%) ISO27005
System Software
1 50 (8.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (3.14%) Hyper-V
3 17 (2.96%) Active Directory
4 16 (2.79%) vSphere
5 14 (2.44%) KVM
6 11 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (1.57%) Xen
8 8 (1.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 8 (1.39%) Docker
8 8 (1.39%) HDFS
9 7 (1.22%) XenApp
9 7 (1.22%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.87%) XenServer
11 2 (0.35%) Shibboleth
11 2 (0.35%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.17%) pfSense
12 1 (0.17%) SRDF
12 1 (0.17%) UAG
12 1 (0.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 111 (19.34%) Puppet
2 52 (9.06%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (3.48%) Tivoli
4 18 (3.14%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 10 (1.74%) Ansible
5 10 (1.74%) cPanel
5 10 (1.74%) Plesk
6 9 (1.57%) Cobbler
6 9 (1.57%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 9 (1.57%) SELinux
7 8 (1.39%) Ambari
7 8 (1.39%) Nagios
7 8 (1.39%) Oozie
7 8 (1.39%) WSUS
8 7 (1.22%) Backup Exec
8 7 (1.22%) HP SIM
8 7 (1.22%) HP UCMDB
8 7 (1.22%) logstash
8 7 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (0.87%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 104 (18.12%) Red Hat
2 99 (17.25%) Microsoft
3 91 (15.85%) Oracle
4 85 (14.81%) VMware
5 40 (6.97%) HP
6 37 (6.45%) Cisco
7 30 (5.23%) Zend
8 29 (5.05%) IBM
9 25 (4.36%) Google
10 24 (4.18%) EMC
11 22 (3.83%) Juniper
12 21 (3.66%) NetApp
12 21 (3.66%) Symantec
13 20 (3.48%) CheckPoint
14 19 (3.31%) Citrix
15 17 (2.96%) SolarWinds
16 14 (2.44%) BMC
16 14 (2.44%) Brocade
16 14 (2.44%) CA
17 12 (2.09%) SaltStack
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
- The Resourcing Hub
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £300000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Music Group
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Music Group
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Reward Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + bonus & share incentive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aspire Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus, Health, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, pension + other benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000 + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + annual bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40000 - £80,000 (Depending on Experience)
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 33,000 to 40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent career progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + 10% bonus, excellent benefits!
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago