Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux Engineer
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 260 237 205
Rank change year-on-year -23 -32 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 44 52 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.55% 0.69% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.71% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 41 47 68
Manchester median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £35,000 £30,250 £29,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £61,250 £55,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +18.75% +6.67% -1.32%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7739 7309 7172
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.37% 97.44% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 6429 6274 5976
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured Linux Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in Manchester

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in Manchester.

Salary trend for Linux Engineer in Manchester

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in Manchester over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Engineer in Manchester

Linux Engineer
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 Engineer within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport -9 1 £47,500 +47.29%
Linux Engineer
North West

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Linux Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 44 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (75.00%) DevOps
3 30 (68.18%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (68.18%) Puppet
4 28 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (61.36%) Python
5 27 (61.36%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (54.55%) Jenkins
7 23 (52.27%) Ansible
8 22 (50.00%) Bash Shell
9 19 (43.18%) Ruby
10 18 (40.91%) Docker
11 17 (38.64%) Terraform
12 16 (36.36%) Web Services
13 15 (34.09%) Configuration Management
13 15 (34.09%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (34.09%) Kubernetes
14 12 (27.27%) Red Hat
14 12 (27.27%) Java
15 11 (25.00%) Node.js
16 10 (22.73%) SaltStack
16 10 (22.73%) Salt
16 10 (22.73%) Vagrant
16 10 (22.73%) Packer
16 10 (22.73%) Continuous Deployment
17 9 (20.45%) Software Engineering
17 9 (20.45%) SQL
18 8 (18.18%) VMware
18 8 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 7 (15.91%) Tomcat
2 6 (13.64%) nginx
3 4 (9.09%) Apache
4 2 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.27%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.27%) IIS
5 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 30 (68.18%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.82%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (6.82%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (6.82%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (6.82%) SaaS
3 3 (6.82%) Serverless
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.27%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) Internet
2 4 (9.09%) SAN
3 1 (2.27%) DNS
3 1 (2.27%) LAN
3 1 (2.27%) VPN
3 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) MySQL
2 5 (11.36%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.82%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.55%) MariaDB
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.27%) Big Data
5 1 (2.27%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 24 (54.55%) Jenkins
2 10 (22.73%) Vagrant
3 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.82%) Subversion
4 3 (6.82%) TeamCity
4 3 (6.82%) Travis CI
5 2 (4.55%) GitLab
6 1 (2.27%) Hudson
6 1 (2.27%) JIRA
6 1 (2.27%) JMeter
6 1 (2.27%) PyCharm
6 1 (2.27%) RSpec
General
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Banking
2 1 (2.27%) Electronics
2 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.27%) Marketing
2 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (36.36%) Web Services
2 11 (25.00%) Node.js
3 3 (6.82%) .NET
3 3 (6.82%) LAMP
4 2 (4.55%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (2.27%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.27%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) iPad
2 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) Clustering
2 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (15.91%) CentOS
3 7 (15.91%) Windows
4 4 (9.09%) Unix
5 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.27%) Debian
6 1 (2.27%) Fedora
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (75.00%) DevOps
2 28 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (34.09%) Configuration Management
3 15 (34.09%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (22.73%) Continuous Deployment
5 9 (20.45%) Software Engineering
6 6 (13.64%) Open Source
7 5 (11.36%) Kanban
7 5 (11.36%) Scrum
8 4 (9.09%) Test Automation
9 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (6.82%) Information Management
9 3 (6.82%) Open Source Development
9 3 (6.82%) Software Delivery
9 3 (6.82%) TDD
10 2 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
11 1 (2.27%) Demand Forecasting
11 1 (2.27%) Microservices
11 1 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (61.36%) Python
2 22 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 19 (43.18%) Ruby
4 12 (27.27%) Java
5 9 (20.45%) SQL
6 3 (6.82%) C
6 3 (6.82%) C++
7 1 (2.27%) Go
7 1 (2.27%) Perl
7 1 (2.27%) PHP
7 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) CCNA
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.27%) MCSE
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.27%) RHCE
2 1 (2.27%) RHCSA
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) GCP
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 18 (40.91%) Docker
2 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.27%) KVM
2 1 (2.27%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 30 (68.18%) Puppet
2 27 (61.36%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (52.27%) Ansible
4 17 (38.64%) Terraform
5 15 (34.09%) Kubernetes
6 10 (22.73%) Packer
6 10 (22.73%) Salt
7 4 (9.09%) Nagios
8 2 (4.55%) Kibana
8 2 (4.55%) logstash
9 1 (2.27%) cPanel
9 1 (2.27%) Plesk
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Red Hat
2 10 (22.73%) SaltStack
3 8 (18.18%) VMware
4 7 (15.91%) Google
5 4 (9.09%) Rackspace
6 2 (4.55%) NetApp
7 1 (2.27%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.27%) Citrix
7 1 (2.27%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (2.27%) EqualLogic
7 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle
7 1 (2.27%) SAP