The median annual salary for a Linux Support Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Support Engineer
North West / Manchester
Rank 182 179 182
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 17 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.44% 0.089% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.091% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 17 2 3
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +40.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £30,200
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £33,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +4.47% -20.23%  

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 3764 3290 3613
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 96.89% 97.54% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3149 2733 2963
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 £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Linux Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Support Engineer in Manchester

Linux Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Linux Support Engineer in Manchester

Linux Support 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 Support Engineer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 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
Stockport +6 6 £35,000 - 1
Rochdale - 6 £40,000 -
Linux Support Engineer
North West

Linux Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Linux Support 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (70.37%) Windows
3 15 (55.56%) VMware
4 14 (51.85%) Hyper-V
4 14 (51.85%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (51.85%) Load Testing
4 14 (51.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (51.85%) Python
4 14 (51.85%) Active Directory
4 14 (51.85%) Internet
4 14 (51.85%) Capacity Management
4 14 (51.85%) Performance Analysis
4 14 (51.85%) Mentoring
4 14 (51.85%) Customer Requirements
5 11 (40.74%) Perl
6 10 (37.04%) Web Services
6 10 (37.04%) WAN
6 10 (37.04%) Firewall
6 10 (37.04%) PowerShell
6 10 (37.04%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (37.04%) Amazon S3
6 10 (37.04%) AWS CloudFormation
7 9 (33.33%) ITIL
8 7 (25.93%) WebLogic
9 5 (18.52%) CCSE
9 5 (18.52%) Ubuntu
9 5 (18.52%) Problem Management
9 5 (18.52%) Cisco
9 5 (18.52%) CCNP
9 5 (18.52%) Red Hat

Linux Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (25.93%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 14 (51.85%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (37.04%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (37.04%) Amazon S3
2 10 (37.04%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (51.85%) Internet
2 10 (37.04%) Firewall
2 10 (37.04%) WAN
3 1 (3.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.81%) iPad
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (70.37%) Windows
3 5 (18.52%) Ubuntu
3 5 (18.52%) Unix
4 4 (14.81%) Debian
4 4 (14.81%) SUSE
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.70%) CentOS
5 1 (3.70%) FreeBSD
5 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Capacity Management
1 14 (51.85%) Customer Requirements
1 14 (51.85%) Load Testing
1 14 (51.85%) Mentoring
1 14 (51.85%) Performance Analysis
2 9 (33.33%) ITIL
3 5 (18.52%) ITIL V3
3 5 (18.52%) Problem Management
4 3 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.70%) Change Management
6 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.70%) High Availability
6 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.70%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) Python
2 11 (40.74%) Perl
3 10 (37.04%) PowerShell
4 5 (18.52%) SQL
5 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
6 3 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) CCNP
1 5 (18.52%) CCSE
1 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 14 (51.85%) Active Directory
1 14 (51.85%) Hyper-V
1 14 (51.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.81%) vCloud
3 1 (3.70%) KVM
3 1 (3.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (18.52%) Puppet
2 4 (14.81%) Graphite
2 4 (14.81%) Kibana
2 4 (14.81%) logstash
3 1 (3.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) VMware
2 5 (18.52%) CheckPoint
2 5 (18.52%) Cisco
2 5 (18.52%) HP
2 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.70%) Zerto
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