The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 149 171
Rank change year-on-year +7 +22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 58 28 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.47% 0.82% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 0.84% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 44 18 18
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +39.53%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £30,300 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,750 £36,150
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3822 3339 3650
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.10% 97.52% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3206 2778 2990
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester that featured Linux Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 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 - 15 £37,500 - 2
Stockport +2 8 £35,000 +27.27% 2
Rochdale - 6 £40,000 -
Salford -6 1 £32,500 -
Altrincham -10 1 £47,500 +35.71%
Linux Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 97 (100.00%) Linux
2 37 (38.14%) Python
3 29 (29.90%) VMware
3 29 (29.90%) Git (software)
3 29 (29.90%) Puppet
4 28 (28.87%) HTML
5 27 (27.84%) PHP
6 26 (26.80%) C
6 26 (26.80%) C++
6 26 (26.80%) Perl
6 26 (26.80%) Software Engineering
7 25 (25.77%) Red Hat
7 25 (25.77%) Opscode Chef
8 24 (24.74%) Amazon AWS
9 23 (23.71%) Windows
9 23 (23.71%) SQL
10 22 (22.68%) TCP/IP
10 22 (22.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (22.68%) Ansible
11 21 (21.65%) Device Driver Development
11 21 (21.65%) Embedded C
11 21 (21.65%) Configuration Management
11 21 (21.65%) SOAP
11 21 (21.65%) Embedded Linux
11 21 (21.65%) Device Driver
12 19 (19.59%) DevOps
12 19 (19.59%) Embedded C++
13 18 (18.56%) Debian
13 18 (18.56%) VMware Infrastructure
13 18 (18.56%) Mentoring

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 8 (8.25%) Tomcat
1 8 (8.25%) WebLogic
2 7 (7.22%) Apache
2 7 (7.22%) nginx
2 7 (7.22%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.12%) CloudStack
3 4 (4.12%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 24 (24.74%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (10.31%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (10.31%) Amazon S3
2 10 (10.31%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.03%) IaaS
4 1 (1.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (22.68%) TCP/IP
2 16 (16.49%) Internet
3 13 (13.40%) Firewall
4 12 (12.37%) WAN
5 8 (8.25%) DNS
6 4 (4.12%) Broadband
7 2 (2.06%) LAN
7 2 (2.06%) SAN
8 1 (1.03%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.12%) MySQL
2 4 (4.12%) Redis
3 2 (2.06%) Big Data
4 1 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.03%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 29 (29.90%) Git (software)
2 11 (11.34%) Jenkins
3 7 (7.22%) Eclipse
3 7 (7.22%) Maven
4 6 (6.19%) GitLab
4 6 (6.19%) TeamCity
5 4 (4.12%) Subversion
5 4 (4.12%) Vagrant
6 2 (2.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.06%) Hudson
7 1 (1.03%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.03%) Travis CI
7 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (8.25%) Electronics
1 8 (8.25%) Manufacturing
2 4 (4.12%) Finance
3 3 (3.09%) Retail
4 2 (2.06%) Banking
5 1 (1.03%) Games
5 1 (1.03%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (28.87%) HTML
2 21 (21.65%) SOAP
3 13 (13.40%) Web Services
4 7 (7.22%) Grails
4 7 (7.22%) J2EE
4 7 (7.22%) J2SE
4 7 (7.22%) Servlets
4 7 (7.22%) XML
4 7 (7.22%) XSLT
5 4 (4.12%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (2.06%) REST
7 1 (1.03%) .NET
7 1 (1.03%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (1.03%) Kafka
7 1 (1.03%) LAMP
7 1 (1.03%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.65%) Device Driver
2 10 (10.31%) Computer Science
3 9 (9.28%) Data Centre
3 9 (9.28%) iPad
4 8 (8.25%) Clustering
5 6 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.06%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.06%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 97 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (23.71%) Windows
3 22 (22.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (21.65%) Embedded Linux
5 18 (18.56%) Debian
6 16 (16.49%) CentOS
7 14 (14.43%) Ubuntu
8 13 (13.40%) Unix
9 7 (7.22%) Windows Server
10 4 (4.12%) SUSE
11 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (2.06%) Solaris
13 1 (1.03%) Fedora
13 1 (1.03%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.80%) Software Engineering
2 21 (21.65%) Configuration Management
2 21 (21.65%) Device Driver Development
3 19 (19.59%) DevOps
4 18 (18.56%) Mentoring
5 17 (17.53%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 15 (15.46%) Performance Analysis
7 14 (14.43%) Capacity Management
7 14 (14.43%) Customer Requirements
7 14 (14.43%) ITIL
7 14 (14.43%) Load Testing
8 13 (13.40%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (11.34%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (10.31%) Validation
11 9 (9.28%) High Availability
12 7 (7.22%) Requirements Analysis
12 7 (7.22%) SDLC
13 6 (6.19%) E-Commerce
13 6 (6.19%) Scrum
14 5 (5.15%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (38.14%) Python
2 27 (27.84%) PHP
3 26 (26.80%) C
3 26 (26.80%) C++
3 26 (26.80%) Perl
4 23 (23.71%) SQL
5 21 (21.65%) Embedded C
6 19 (19.59%) Embedded C++
7 17 (17.53%) Ruby
8 13 (13.40%) Bash Shell
8 13 (13.40%) Java
9 11 (11.34%) PowerShell
10 7 (7.22%) Groovy
11 6 (6.19%) Shell Script
12 4 (4.12%) Go
13 2 (2.06%) Scala
14 1 (1.03%) Korn
Qualifications
1 10 (10.31%) Degree
1 10 (10.31%) HNC
1 10 (10.31%) HND
2 8 (8.25%) CCNP
2 8 (8.25%) CCSE
2 8 (8.25%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.09%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.03%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) QA
System Software
1 18 (18.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (16.49%) Active Directory
3 14 (14.43%) Hyper-V
4 11 (11.34%) vCloud
5 6 (6.19%) Postfix
5 6 (6.19%) qmail
6 5 (5.15%) Docker
7 4 (4.12%) vSphere
7 4 (4.12%) Xen
7 4 (4.12%) XenServer
8 3 (3.09%) Firmware
9 2 (2.06%) PowerHA
10 1 (1.03%) KVM
10 1 (1.03%) NFS
Systems Management
1 29 (29.90%) Puppet
2 25 (25.77%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (22.68%) Ansible
4 10 (10.31%) Nagios
5 7 (7.22%) Salt
6 6 (6.19%) Kibana
6 6 (6.19%) logstash
7 5 (5.15%) Graphite
7 5 (5.15%) Terraform
8 4 (4.12%) Cobbler
8 4 (4.12%) Tivoli
9 1 (1.03%) CFEngine
9 1 (1.03%) Icinga
9 1 (1.03%) Packer
Vendors
1 29 (29.90%) VMware
2 25 (25.77%) Red Hat
3 10 (10.31%) Cisco
4 8 (8.25%) CheckPoint
4 8 (8.25%) HP
5 5 (5.15%) Oracle
6 4 (4.12%) EnterpriseDB
6 4 (4.12%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.06%) Veritas
8 1 (1.03%) Freescale
8 1 (1.03%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.03%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.03%) Zerto
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