The median annual salary for a Linux Support was £34,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Linux Support
North West / Manchester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 211 167 183
Rank change year-on-year -44 +16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 4 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.095% 0.41% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.41% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 3
Median salary £34,500 £33,250 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +44.56%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -16.66% +28.57%  

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 4124 3388 3249
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.86% 98.12% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3531 2916 2705
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 Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Support in Manchester

Linux Support
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Linux Support in Manchester

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

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

1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (46.15%) Windows
3 11 (42.31%) Python
4 10 (38.46%) ITIL
4 10 (38.46%) Unix
4 10 (38.46%) VMware
5 9 (34.62%) Red Hat
5 9 (34.62%) Bash Shell
6 8 (30.77%) Ubuntu
6 8 (30.77%) WebLogic
7 7 (26.92%) Perl
7 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (23.08%) Load Testing
8 6 (23.08%) Hyper-V
8 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (23.08%) Capacity Management
8 6 (23.08%) Performance Analysis
8 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
8 6 (23.08%) Internet
8 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
8 6 (23.08%) Customer Requirements
9 5 (19.23%) SQL
9 5 (19.23%) Debian
9 5 (19.23%) SUSE
10 4 (15.38%) Ruby
10 4 (15.38%) Data Protection
10 4 (15.38%) logstash
10 4 (15.38%) Kibana
10 4 (15.38%) Graphite
10 4 (15.38%) Windows Server

Linux Support 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 (30.77%) WebLogic
2 2 (7.69%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) nginx
3 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (7.69%) Amazon S3
3 2 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) Internet
2 4 (15.38%) DNS
3 3 (11.54%) WAN
4 2 (7.69%) Firewall
5 1 (3.85%) LAN
5 1 (3.85%) SAN
5 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Web Services
2 2 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) ODBC
3 1 (3.85%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) iPad
2 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (46.15%) Windows
3 10 (38.46%) Unix
4 8 (30.77%) Ubuntu
5 5 (19.23%) Debian
5 5 (19.23%) SUSE
6 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
7 3 (11.54%) CentOS
7 3 (11.54%) Solaris
8 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (3.85%) FreeBSD
9 1 (3.85%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) ITIL
2 6 (23.08%) Capacity Management
2 6 (23.08%) Customer Requirements
2 6 (23.08%) Load Testing
2 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
2 6 (23.08%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (15.38%) Data Protection
4 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL V3
4 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.85%) Change Management
5 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.85%) CRM
5 1 (3.85%) High Availability
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.85%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (3.85%) Release Management
5 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) Python
2 9 (34.62%) Bash Shell
3 7 (26.92%) Perl
4 5 (19.23%) SQL
5 4 (15.38%) Ruby
6 2 (7.69%) Korn
6 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.85%) AWK
7 1 (3.85%) PHP
7 1 (3.85%) sed
7 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) CCNP
1 3 (11.54%) CCSE
1 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 6 (23.08%) Hyper-V
3 4 (15.38%) vCloud
4 3 (11.54%) KVM
4 3 (11.54%) NFS
5 1 (3.85%) Postfix
5 1 (3.85%) qmail
5 1 (3.85%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Graphite
1 4 (15.38%) Kibana
1 4 (15.38%) logstash
1 4 (15.38%) Nagios
1 4 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (15.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) VMware
2 9 (34.62%) Red Hat
3 4 (15.38%) HP
4 3 (11.54%) CheckPoint
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.85%) Sun
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