The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 151 164 159
Rank change year-on-year +13 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 56 26 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.34% 0.74% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 0.75% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 51 21 30
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.42% +1.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £45,000 £47,500
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 4102 3444 3245
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.95% 98.15% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3510 2959 2708
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 23 June 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 23 June 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
Stockport -22 2 £40,000 +26.98% 1
Oldham - 1 £37,500 -
Linux Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 113 (100.00%) Linux
2 45 (39.82%) Python
2 45 (39.82%) Puppet
3 43 (38.05%) Opscode Chef
4 41 (36.28%) DevOps
5 38 (33.63%) C
5 38 (33.63%) C++
5 38 (33.63%) Software Engineering
6 37 (32.74%) Git (software)
7 36 (31.86%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (30.09%) Ansible
9 32 (28.32%) SQL
10 31 (27.43%) Java
10 31 (27.43%) Amazon AWS
11 30 (26.55%) Red Hat
12 29 (25.66%) Windows
13 26 (23.01%) Bash Shell
14 25 (22.12%) HTML
14 25 (22.12%) TCP/IP
14 25 (22.12%) VMware
15 23 (20.35%) PHP
16 22 (19.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 20 (17.70%) Device Driver Development
17 20 (17.70%) Ruby
17 20 (17.70%) Embedded Linux
17 20 (17.70%) SOAP
17 20 (17.70%) Embedded C
17 20 (17.70%) Device Driver
18 19 (16.81%) Scrum
18 19 (16.81%) Jenkins

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 (7.08%) Tomcat
1 8 (7.08%) WebLogic
2 5 (4.42%) OpenStack
3 4 (3.54%) CloudStack
3 4 (3.54%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.65%) Apache
4 3 (2.65%) Apache Airflow
4 3 (2.65%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.77%) nginx
6 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.88%) IIS
6 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 7 (6.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 31 (27.43%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (15.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.77%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.77%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.88%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.88%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 25 (22.12%) TCP/IP
2 9 (7.96%) Internet
3 6 (5.31%) Firewall
4 4 (3.54%) DNS
4 4 (3.54%) RS-232
5 2 (1.77%) SAN
5 2 (1.77%) VPN
5 2 (1.77%) WAN
6 1 (0.88%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.88%) IPsec
6 1 (0.88%) OpenVPN
6 1 (0.88%) PPTP
6 1 (0.88%) VoIP
6 1 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.39%) NoSQL
2 13 (11.50%) MySQL
3 12 (10.62%) Big Data
4 4 (3.54%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.65%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.65%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.88%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.88%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.88%) Redis
Development Applications
1 37 (32.74%) Git (software)
2 19 (16.81%) Jenkins
3 17 (15.04%) Subversion
4 13 (11.50%) TeamCity
5 12 (10.62%) GitLab
6 8 (7.08%) JIRA
7 5 (4.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (4.42%) Hudson
8 4 (3.54%) Eclipse
8 4 (3.54%) Maven
8 4 (3.54%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.65%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.88%) Selenium
10 1 (0.88%) Travis CI
10 1 (0.88%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (15.93%) Electronics
1 18 (15.93%) Manufacturing
2 13 (11.50%) Finance
3 7 (6.19%) Marketing
3 7 (6.19%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.54%) Games
4 4 (3.54%) Legal
5 2 (1.77%) Retail
6 1 (0.88%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (22.12%) HTML
2 20 (17.70%) SOAP
3 10 (8.85%) Web Services
4 9 (7.96%) LAMP
5 8 (7.08%) .NET
6 4 (3.54%) Grails
6 4 (3.54%) J2EE
6 4 (3.54%) J2SE
6 4 (3.54%) Servlets
6 4 (3.54%) XML
6 4 (3.54%) XSLT
7 2 (1.77%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (1.77%) REST
8 1 (0.88%) Kafka
8 1 (0.88%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.70%) Device Driver
2 13 (11.50%) Computer Science
2 13 (11.50%) iPad
3 9 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.96%) Data Centre
3 9 (7.96%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (2.65%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.77%) Clustering
5 2 (1.77%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.77%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.88%) PKI
6 1 (0.88%) Replication
6 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 113 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (25.66%) Windows
3 22 (19.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (17.70%) Embedded Linux
5 12 (10.62%) CentOS
5 12 (10.62%) Unix
6 11 (9.73%) Debian
6 11 (9.73%) Windows Server
7 9 (7.96%) Ubuntu
8 7 (6.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (3.54%) SUSE
9 4 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.77%) Solaris
11 1 (0.88%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (36.28%) DevOps
2 38 (33.63%) Software Engineering
3 36 (31.86%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (17.70%) Device Driver Development
5 19 (16.81%) Scrum
6 17 (15.04%) Configuration Management
7 16 (14.16%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 16 (14.16%) Open Source
8 15 (13.27%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (11.50%) Kanban
9 13 (11.50%) Mentoring
9 13 (11.50%) Open Source Development
9 13 (11.50%) TDD
10 12 (10.62%) ITIL
11 9 (7.96%) Validation
12 8 (7.08%) Machine Learning
12 8 (7.08%) Performance Analysis
13 7 (6.19%) Digital Marketing
13 7 (6.19%) Programme Management
13 7 (6.19%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 45 (39.82%) Python
2 38 (33.63%) C
2 38 (33.63%) C++
3 32 (28.32%) SQL
4 31 (27.43%) Java
5 26 (23.01%) Bash Shell
6 23 (20.35%) PHP
7 20 (17.70%) Embedded C
7 20 (17.70%) Ruby
8 18 (15.93%) Embedded C++
9 11 (9.73%) Shell Script
10 8 (7.08%) Perl
11 6 (5.31%) PowerShell
12 5 (4.42%) Scala
13 4 (3.54%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 10 (8.85%) Degree
2 9 (7.96%) Computer Science Degree
2 9 (7.96%) HNC
2 9 (7.96%) HND
3 7 (6.19%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (5.31%) CCNP
4 6 (5.31%) CCSE
5 4 (3.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.88%) CCNA
7 1 (0.88%) MCSE
7 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.88%) RHCE
7 1 (0.88%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.16%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (15.93%) Docker
2 11 (9.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.19%) Active Directory
3 7 (6.19%) Hyper-V
3 7 (6.19%) vCloud
4 6 (5.31%) Firmware
5 4 (3.54%) vSphere
5 4 (3.54%) Xen
5 4 (3.54%) XenServer
6 2 (1.77%) KVM
6 2 (1.77%) NFS
7 1 (0.88%) Postfix
7 1 (0.88%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.88%) qmail
7 1 (0.88%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 45 (39.82%) Puppet
2 43 (38.05%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (30.09%) Ansible
4 7 (6.19%) Kibana
4 7 (6.19%) logstash
5 5 (4.42%) Graphite
5 5 (4.42%) Terraform
6 4 (3.54%) Cobbler
6 4 (3.54%) Nagios
6 4 (3.54%) Tivoli
7 3 (2.65%) Salt
8 1 (0.88%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.88%) cPanel
8 1 (0.88%) Icinga
8 1 (0.88%) Packer
8 1 (0.88%) Plesk
Vendors
1 30 (26.55%) Red Hat
2 25 (22.12%) VMware
3 14 (12.39%) Atlassian
4 7 (6.19%) SAP
5 6 (5.31%) CheckPoint
5 6 (5.31%) Cisco
5 6 (5.31%) Google
5 6 (5.31%) HP
5 6 (5.31%) Rackspace
6 5 (4.42%) Oracle
7 4 (3.54%) EnterpriseDB
7 4 (3.54%) Freescale
8 3 (2.65%) Microsoft
8 3 (2.65%) NetApp
8 3 (2.65%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.88%) Citrix
9 1 (0.88%) Dell Compellent
9 1 (0.88%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.88%) Veritas
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: circa £40k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + flexi time
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Up to £30,000 + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago