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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 24 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 311 333 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 8.24% 8.08% 7.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.90% 33.98% 29.21%
Number of salaries quoted 266 285 269
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
891 980 1051
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.62% 23.77% 26.61%
Number of salaries quoted 718 808 912
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 27 August 2015.

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 27 August 2015. 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 +17 23 £34,500 -8.00% 12
Salford +2 15 £37,500 -3.22% 2
Altrincham +11 12 £36,250 -27.50% 1
Rochdale +5 11 £67,000 +39.58%
Oldham +1 4 £45,000 +28.57%
Cheadle +1 3 £42,500 - 1
Wigan -2 3 £47,500 +5.55%
Bolton - 2 £36,250 -
Sale -6 1 £37,500 -3.22%
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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.

1 198 (34.55%) PHP
2 181 (31.59%) MySQL
3 180 (31.41%) Windows
4 161 (28.10%) Java
5 157 (27.40%) JavaScript
6 145 (25.31%) SQL
7 139 (24.26%) Agile Software Development
8 129 (22.51%) HTML
9 128 (22.34%) CSS
10 123 (21.47%) UNIX
11 120 (20.94%) Oracle
12 107 (18.67%) Software Engineering
13 106 (18.50%) C++
14 102 (17.80%) VMware
15 100 (17.45%) Degree
16 96 (16.75%) Apache
17 93 (16.23%) jQuery
18 91 (15.88%) SQL Server
19 85 (14.83%) Git (software)
20 82 (14.31%) Microsoft
21 81 (14.14%) XML
21 81 (14.14%) Red Hat
22 80 (13.96%) Finance
23 79 (13.79%) TDD
24 76 (13.26%) LAMP
25 75 (13.09%) Relational Database
26 74 (12.91%) Python
27 69 (12.04%) E-Commerce
28 68 (11.87%) VMware Infrastructure
29 67 (11.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 96 (16.75%) Apache
2 46 (8.03%) WebSphere
3 39 (6.81%) WebLogic
4 27 (4.71%) Drupal
5 26 (4.54%) Tomcat
6 25 (4.36%) nginx
7 20 (3.49%) CMS
8 17 (2.97%) WordPress
9 13 (2.27%) JBoss
10 12 (2.09%) SharePoint
10 12 (2.09%) MS Exchange
11 9 (1.57%) Apache Pig
12 8 (1.40%) Apache Solr
12 8 (1.40%) GlassFish
13 6 (1.05%) Confluence
13 6 (1.05%) Node.js
13 6 (1.05%) OpenStack
14 5 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
14 5 (0.87%) IIS
15 3 (0.52%) Joomla!
Applications
1 15 (2.62%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.92%) MS Office
3 5 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 28 (4.89%) Magento
2 6 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 65 (11.34%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (4.19%) IBM PureFlex
3 15 (2.62%) Amazon ELB
3 15 (2.62%) Route 53
4 9 (1.57%) SaaS
5 4 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.52%) GitHub
7 2 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.35%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.17%) IaaS
8 1 (0.17%) Office 365
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 51 (8.90%) SAN
2 44 (7.68%) VPN
3 36 (6.28%) DNS
4 31 (5.41%) Internet
4 31 (5.41%) VoIP
5 28 (4.89%) Firewall
6 17 (2.97%) TCP/IP
7 16 (2.79%) IPsec
7 16 (2.79%) OpenVPN
8 15 (2.62%) PPTP
9 14 (2.44%) Network Security
10 13 (2.27%) DHCP
11 12 (2.09%) GSM
11 12 (2.09%) FTP
11 12 (2.09%) NAS
12 10 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (1.75%) ATM
12 10 (1.75%) Broadband
12 10 (1.75%) WAN
13 9 (1.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (31.59%) MySQL
2 91 (15.88%) SQL Server
3 75 (13.09%) Relational Database
4 61 (10.65%) Oracle Database
5 52 (9.08%) RDBMS
6 34 (5.93%) PostgreSQL
7 25 (4.36%) Big Data
8 24 (4.19%) Oracle Exadata
8 24 (4.19%) DB2
9 20 (3.49%) Oracle Database 11g
10 14 (2.44%) Hadoop
10 14 (2.44%) MongoDB
11 12 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 12 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (1.75%) Apache Hive
12 10 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (1.40%) Oracle Database 10g
14 8 (1.40%) NoSQL
14 8 (1.40%) IBM BigInsights
Development Applications
1 85 (14.83%) Git (software)
2 46 (8.03%) Selenium
3 43 (7.50%) Jenkins
4 34 (5.93%) Maven
5 26 (4.54%) Subversion
6 18 (3.14%) JIRA
7 15 (2.62%) Ant
8 14 (2.44%) JUnit
9 13 (2.27%) ClearCase
9 13 (2.27%) Eclipse
10 12 (2.09%) Hudson
11 11 (1.92%) TeamCity
12 7 (1.22%) Grunt
12 7 (1.22%) Gradle
13 6 (1.05%) PHPUnit
13 6 (1.05%) Visual Studio
13 6 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 5 (0.87%) Mercurial
15 4 (0.70%) Redmine
16 3 (0.52%) Cucumber
General
1 80 (13.96%) Finance
2 56 (9.77%) Retail
3 36 (6.28%) Marketing
4 26 (4.54%) Banking
5 18 (3.14%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.57%) Automotive
7 8 (1.40%) Games
7 8 (1.40%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.52%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.35%) Legal
9 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.17%) Back Office
10 1 (0.17%) Law
10 1 (0.17%) Publishing
10 1 (0.17%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 187 (32.64%) Developer
2 86 (15.01%) PHP Developer
3 78 (13.61%) Software Engineer
4 48 (8.38%) Java Developer
5 47 (8.20%) Administrator
6 30 (5.24%) Architect
7 29 (5.06%) Web Developer
8 28 (4.89%) Systems Administrator
9 27 (4.71%) Software Developer
9 27 (4.71%) Linux Administrator
10 25 (4.36%) Infrastructure Architect
10 25 (4.36%) Senior Developer
11 24 (4.19%) Solutions Architect
11 24 (4.19%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
12 23 (4.01%) Linux Engineer
12 23 (4.01%) DevOps Engineer
12 23 (4.01%) Support Engineer
13 22 (3.84%) PHP Web Developer
14 21 (3.66%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 19 (3.32%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (22.51%) HTML
2 128 (22.34%) CSS
3 93 (16.23%) jQuery
4 81 (14.14%) XML
5 76 (13.26%) LAMP
6 58 (10.12%) Spring
7 50 (8.73%) Java EE
8 46 (8.03%) Web Services
9 45 (7.85%) Hibernate
9 45 (7.85%) REST
10 44 (7.68%) Middleware
11 43 (7.50%) SOAP
12 40 (6.98%) JSON
13 36 (6.28%) JMS
14 32 (5.58%) J2EE
14 32 (5.58%) HTML5
15 31 (5.41%) RabbitMQ
15 31 (5.41%) WSDL
16 30 (5.24%) AngularJS
17 27 (4.71%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 64 (11.17%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (8.20%) Data Centre
3 36 (6.28%) Computer Science
4 30 (5.24%) User Experience
5 29 (5.06%) Enterprise Software
6 24 (4.19%) FlexPod
7 19 (3.32%) Replication
7 19 (3.32%) Clustering
8 17 (2.97%) W3C
9 16 (2.79%) PKI
9 16 (2.79%) Mathematics
10 15 (2.62%) Cryptography
11 11 (1.92%) Mobile App
12 10 (1.75%) Derivative
13 8 (1.40%) Device Driver
13 8 (1.40%) MPEG
13 8 (1.40%) iPhone
14 5 (0.87%) HACMP
14 5 (0.87%) Animation
15 4 (0.70%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 180 (31.41%) Windows
2 123 (21.47%) UNIX
3 67 (11.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 47 (8.20%) AIX
4 47 (8.20%) Solaris
5 43 (7.50%) SUSE
6 41 (7.16%) CentOS
7 36 (6.28%) Debian
7 36 (6.28%) HPUX
8 24 (4.19%) OS/400
8 24 (4.19%) zOS
9 22 (3.84%) Android
10 18 (3.14%) Ubuntu
11 12 (2.09%) Windows 8
12 11 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (1.92%) Windows 7
12 11 (1.92%) Apple iOS
12 11 (1.92%) Mac OS X
13 10 (1.75%) Fedora
14 8 (1.40%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (24.26%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (18.67%) Software Engineering
3 79 (13.79%) TDD
4 69 (12.04%) E-Commerce
5 66 (11.52%) Mentoring
6 56 (9.77%) Scrum
7 50 (8.73%) OO
8 49 (8.55%) Web Development
9 48 (8.38%) Open Source
10 45 (7.85%) DevOps
11 43 (7.50%) Coaching
12 41 (7.16%) MVC
13 39 (6.81%) ITIL
13 39 (6.81%) OOP
14 37 (6.46%) SDLC
15 35 (6.11%) Continuous Improvement
16 33 (5.76%) Business Continuity
17 29 (5.06%) Logistics
17 29 (5.06%) Configuration Management
18 26 (4.54%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 198 (34.55%) PHP
2 161 (28.10%) Java
3 157 (27.40%) JavaScript
4 145 (25.31%) SQL
5 106 (18.50%) C++
6 74 (12.91%) Python
7 61 (10.65%) C
8 58 (10.12%) Perl
9 35 (6.11%) Ruby
10 33 (5.76%) Bash Shell
11 26 (4.54%) Shell Script
11 26 (4.54%) PL/SQL
12 25 (4.36%) C#
13 9 (1.57%) PHP5
14 8 (1.40%) ActionScript
15 6 (1.05%) AWK
15 6 (1.05%) Scala
15 6 (1.05%) sed
16 4 (0.70%) XQuery
17 3 (0.52%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 100 (17.45%) Degree
2 13 (2.27%) RHCE
3 12 (2.09%) RHCA
4 6 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (0.87%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.70%) CCNA
7 3 (0.52%) CCNP
7 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.52%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.35%) MCITP
8 2 (0.35%) CISSP
8 2 (0.35%) MCSE
9 1 (0.17%) HND
9 1 (0.17%) ISEB
9 1 (0.17%) CCA
9 1 (0.17%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.17%) MCTS
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.06%) QA
2 13 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (2.09%) SLA
4 3 (0.52%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 68 (11.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (5.93%) Hyper-V
3 26 (4.54%) KVM
3 26 (4.54%) Docker
4 21 (3.66%) Active Directory
5 11 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (1.40%) HDFS
7 6 (1.05%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.70%) Kamailio
8 4 (0.70%) pfSense
8 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.52%) NFS
9 3 (0.52%) Xen
9 3 (0.52%) vSphere
9 3 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.35%) Samba
10 2 (0.35%) vCloud
11 1 (0.17%) Ceph
11 1 (0.17%) GlusterFS
11 1 (0.17%) iptables
Systems Management
1 60 (10.47%) Puppet
2 26 (4.54%) Vagrant
3 25 (4.36%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (4.19%) Tivoli
5 21 (3.66%) Nagios
6 9 (1.57%) cPanel
7 8 (1.40%) Ambari
7 8 (1.40%) Data Guard
7 8 (1.40%) Opsview
8 6 (1.05%) Oracle RMAN
8 6 (1.05%) Oozie
9 5 (0.87%) Ansible
9 5 (0.87%) HAProxy
9 5 (0.87%) ZABBIX
9 5 (0.87%) Plesk
10 4 (0.70%) SCVMM
10 4 (0.70%) Cacti
10 4 (0.70%) ARCserve
10 4 (0.70%) logstash
10 4 (0.70%) Graphite
Vendors
1 120 (20.94%) Oracle
2 102 (17.80%) VMware
3 82 (14.31%) Microsoft
4 81 (14.14%) Red Hat
5 53 (9.25%) HP
5 53 (9.25%) Cisco
6 48 (8.38%) IBM
7 34 (5.93%) Zend
8 31 (5.41%) EMC
9 29 (5.06%) Juniper
10 28 (4.89%) NetApp
10 28 (4.89%) CheckPoint
11 24 (4.19%) Symantec
11 24 (4.19%) BMC
11 24 (4.19%) CA
11 24 (4.19%) Brocade
12 19 (3.32%) Salesforce.com
13 14 (2.44%) Citrix
14 12 (2.09%) Google
15 10 (1.75%) Perforce
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £90K + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70-100k+
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent Spa
Salary: £40,847 per year
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions Limited
Salary: Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Pension + Best Training + Flexi Work
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000- £90,000 plus attractive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Twist IT
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Benifits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £17,000 - £22,000 DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago