The median annual salary for a Linux Support 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 Support
North West / Manchester
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 178 172 184
Rank change year-on-year -6 +12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 22 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.56% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 21 2 6
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +45.83%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £19,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £37,250
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  

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 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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Support in Manchester over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Support in Manchester

Linux Support
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 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
Stockport +4 7 £35,000 - 1
Rochdale - 6 £40,000 -
Linux Support
North West

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (57.89%) Python
3 19 (50.00%) Windows
4 18 (47.37%) VMware
5 17 (44.74%) Perl
6 15 (39.47%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (36.84%) Load Testing
7 14 (36.84%) Hyper-V
7 14 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
7 14 (36.84%) Capacity Management
7 14 (36.84%) Performance Analysis
7 14 (36.84%) Mentoring
7 14 (36.84%) Customer Requirements
7 14 (36.84%) Active Directory
7 14 (36.84%) Internet
8 12 (31.58%) Web Services
8 12 (31.58%) ITIL
9 10 (26.32%) WAN
9 10 (26.32%) Firewall
9 10 (26.32%) AWS CloudFormation
9 10 (26.32%) Bash Shell
9 10 (26.32%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (26.32%) Amazon S3
9 10 (26.32%) PowerShell
10 9 (23.68%) Unix
11 8 (21.05%) WebLogic
11 8 (21.05%) Red Hat
11 8 (21.05%) Ubuntu
12 7 (18.42%) SQL
13 6 (15.79%) HP

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 (21.05%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.26%) JBoss
2 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.63%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 14 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (26.32%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (26.32%) Amazon S3
2 10 (26.32%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (36.84%) Internet
2 10 (26.32%) Firewall
2 10 (26.32%) WAN
3 6 (15.79%) DNS
4 1 (2.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) MySQL
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Bitbucket
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) Web Services
2 1 (2.63%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) HTML
2 1 (2.63%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.53%) iPad
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (50.00%) Windows
3 9 (23.68%) Unix
4 8 (21.05%) Ubuntu
5 5 (13.16%) Debian
5 5 (13.16%) SUSE
6 4 (10.53%) Windows Server
7 3 (7.89%) CentOS
7 3 (7.89%) Solaris
8 1 (2.63%) FreeBSD
8 1 (2.63%) HPUX
8 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Capacity Management
1 14 (36.84%) Customer Requirements
1 14 (36.84%) Load Testing
1 14 (36.84%) Mentoring
1 14 (36.84%) Performance Analysis
2 12 (31.58%) ITIL
3 5 (13.16%) ITIL V3
3 5 (13.16%) Problem Management
4 4 (10.53%) Data Protection
5 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.26%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.63%) Change Management
7 1 (2.63%) DevOps
7 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.63%) High Availability
7 1 (2.63%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (57.89%) Python
2 17 (44.74%) Perl
3 10 (26.32%) Bash Shell
3 10 (26.32%) PowerShell
4 7 (18.42%) SQL
5 5 (13.16%) Ruby
6 3 (7.89%) Java
7 2 (5.26%) PHP
8 1 (2.63%) AWK
8 1 (2.63%) C
8 1 (2.63%) Korn
8 1 (2.63%) sed
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) CCNP
1 5 (13.16%) CCSE
1 5 (13.16%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 15 (39.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 14 (36.84%) Hyper-V
3 4 (10.53%) vCloud
4 3 (7.89%) KVM
4 3 (7.89%) NFS
5 1 (2.63%) Postfix
5 1 (2.63%) qmail
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (13.16%) Puppet
2 4 (10.53%) Graphite
2 4 (10.53%) Kibana
2 4 (10.53%) logstash
2 4 (10.53%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (47.37%) VMware
2 8 (21.05%) Red Hat
3 6 (15.79%) HP
4 5 (13.16%) CheckPoint
4 5 (13.16%) Cisco
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.63%) Sun
5 1 (2.63%) Zerto
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