Period
to 19 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 19 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 23 24 22
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 225 561 786
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 8.69% 8.69% 10.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 49.89% 40.95% 47.44%
Number of salaries quoted 199 454 669
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £26,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £72,312
North West median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +5.88%

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 451 1,370 1,657
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 17.41% 21.23% 22.76%
Number of salaries quoted 384 1,046 1,382
Median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,825 £23,125 £21,750
90th Percentile £66,750 £69,242 £65,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +2.56%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Manchester

Linux
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Linux in Manchester.

Salary trend for Linux in Manchester

Linux
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Linux in Manchester over the 6 months to 19 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Linux in Manchester

Linux
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 within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 19 October 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +40 19 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Linux
North West

For the 6 months to 19 October 2020, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Linux.

1 95 (42.22%) Windows
2 88 (39.11%) DevOps
3 79 (35.11%) Python
4 77 (34.22%) AWS
5 66 (29.33%) Docker
6 65 (28.89%) Terraform
7 59 (26.22%) Kubernetes
8 58 (25.78%) SQL
9 51 (22.67%) Puppet
10 48 (21.33%) Git (software)
10 48 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
11 46 (20.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 44 (19.56%) PowerShell
13 43 (19.11%) Ansible
13 43 (19.11%) VMware
14 42 (18.67%) Azure
15 40 (17.78%) High Availability
16 39 (17.33%) Jenkins
17 38 (16.89%) Configuration Management
17 38 (16.89%) Bash Shell
18 36 (16.00%) Software Engineering
19 35 (15.56%) Go
20 34 (15.11%) Microservices
21 33 (14.67%) Continuous Integration
22 32 (14.22%) NoSQL
22 32 (14.22%) Ruby
23 31 (13.78%) Finance
23 31 (13.78%) MySQL
23 31 (13.78%) Open Source
24 30 (13.33%) JavaScript

Linux
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 21 (9.33%) Apache
2 13 (5.78%) nginx
3 11 (4.89%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (3.56%) IIS
5 5 (2.22%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.78%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.78%) Confluence
6 4 (1.78%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.33%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.33%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.44%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.89%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.33%) FLEXCUBE
2 2 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 77 (34.22%) AWS
2 42 (18.67%) Azure
3 29 (12.89%) GCP
4 18 (8.00%) GitHub
5 15 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (6.22%) AWS CloudFormation
7 9 (4.00%) PaaS
8 8 (3.56%) IaaS
9 7 (3.11%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (2.22%) AWS CodeBuild
10 5 (2.22%) AWS CodePipeline
11 4 (1.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (1.78%) Amazon EKS
11 4 (1.78%) Amazon S3
11 4 (1.78%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (1.78%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (1.78%) Office 365
11 4 (1.78%) Serverless
11 4 (1.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.89%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.89%) Firewall
2 10 (4.44%) TCP/IP
3 9 (4.00%) DNS
4 8 (3.56%) SAN
5 7 (3.11%) LAN
5 7 (3.11%) SSL
5 7 (3.11%) WAN
6 6 (2.67%) HTTP
6 6 (2.67%) Network Security
6 6 (2.67%) VLAN
7 5 (2.22%) DHCP
8 4 (1.78%) Internet
8 4 (1.78%) NAS
8 4 (1.78%) VPN
9 3 (1.33%) Wireless
10 2 (0.89%) FTP
10 2 (0.89%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.89%) IPsec
10 2 (0.89%) OSPF
10 2 (0.89%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (14.22%) NoSQL
2 31 (13.78%) MySQL
3 27 (12.00%) SQL Server
4 13 (5.78%) MongoDB
5 12 (5.33%) Oracle Reports
6 9 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (3.11%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (3.11%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.33%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (1.33%) BigQuery
8 3 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.33%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.33%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.89%) Amazon Aurora
9 2 (0.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.89%) MariaDB
9 2 (0.89%) Redis
10 1 (0.44%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 48 (21.33%) Git (software)
2 39 (17.33%) Jenkins
3 16 (7.11%) GitLab
4 15 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 12 (5.33%) Oracle APEX
6 8 (3.56%) JIRA
7 6 (2.67%) Bitbucket
7 6 (2.67%) PHPUnit
7 6 (2.67%) Subversion
8 3 (1.33%) JUnit
8 3 (1.33%) Maven
8 3 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (1.33%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.89%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.89%) Travis CI
10 1 (0.44%) Codeception
10 1 (0.44%) Fiddler
10 1 (0.44%) Gerrit
10 1 (0.44%) Mockito
General
1 31 (13.78%) Finance
2 22 (9.78%) Public Sector
3 20 (8.89%) Law
4 12 (5.33%) Banking
5 10 (4.44%) Marketing
6 9 (4.00%) Electronics
6 9 (4.00%) Financial Institution
6 9 (4.00%) Retail
7 7 (3.11%) Telecoms
8 6 (2.67%) Legal
9 5 (2.22%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.78%) Games
11 3 (1.33%) Local Government
12 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 61 (27.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 42 (18.67%) Developer
3 39 (17.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 25 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
5 24 (10.67%) AWS Engineer
6 20 (8.89%) Platform Engineer
7 18 (8.00%) PHP Developer
8 14 (6.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (5.78%) AWS DevOps
9 13 (5.78%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 13 (5.78%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (5.78%) Software Engineer
10 10 (4.44%) Senior Linux Engineer
11 9 (4.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 9 (4.00%) Azure Engineer
11 9 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
11 9 (4.00%) Senior Developer
11 9 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
12 8 (3.56%) Lead DevOps
12 8 (3.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.00%) CSS
2 17 (7.56%) Elastic Stack
3 15 (6.67%) HTML
3 15 (6.67%) Web Services
4 13 (5.78%) LAMP
5 10 (4.44%) AngularJS
5 10 (4.44%) jQuery
5 10 (4.44%) React
6 9 (4.00%) LEMP Stack
6 9 (4.00%) Node.js
6 9 (4.00%) Symfony
7 8 (3.56%) REST
8 7 (3.11%) .NET
8 7 (3.11%) Laravel
9 6 (2.67%) RESTful
10 5 (2.22%) CSS3
10 5 (2.22%) Express
11 4 (1.78%) HTML5
11 4 (1.78%) Kafka
11 4 (1.78%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.44%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.33%) Mobile App
2 12 (5.33%) Private Cloud
3 11 (4.89%) Public Cloud
4 10 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
6 7 (3.11%) Clustering
7 5 (2.22%) Replication
7 5 (2.22%) User Experience
8 4 (1.78%) Blog
8 4 (1.78%) Enterprise Cloud
8 4 (1.78%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.78%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.33%) Derivative
9 3 (1.33%) EPoS
9 3 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.89%) CCTV
10 2 (0.89%) CMDB
10 2 (0.89%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 95 (42.22%) Windows
2 29 (12.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (11.56%) CentOS
4 25 (11.11%) Unix
4 25 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.33%) Android
6 3 (1.33%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.33%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.33%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.89%) AIX
7 2 (0.89%) Solaris
7 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.44%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (39.11%) DevOps
2 48 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (20.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 40 (17.78%) High Availability
5 38 (16.89%) Configuration Management
6 36 (16.00%) Software Engineering
7 34 (15.11%) Microservices
8 33 (14.67%) Continuous Integration
9 31 (13.78%) Open Source
10 25 (11.11%) Infrastructure as Code
11 21 (9.33%) ITIL
12 20 (8.89%) Change Management
12 20 (8.89%) Continuous Delivery
12 20 (8.89%) Problem-Solving
13 18 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (8.00%) IT Strategy
14 17 (7.56%) Infrastructure Automation
14 17 (7.56%) Load Balancing
15 16 (7.11%) E-Commerce
15 16 (7.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 79 (35.11%) Python
2 58 (25.78%) SQL
3 44 (19.56%) PowerShell
4 38 (16.89%) Bash Shell
5 35 (15.56%) Go
6 32 (14.22%) Ruby
7 30 (13.33%) JavaScript
8 29 (12.89%) PHP
9 18 (8.00%) Java
10 13 (5.78%) C
10 13 (5.78%) C++
10 13 (5.78%) PL/SQL
11 6 (2.67%) C#
12 5 (2.22%) Perl
12 5 (2.22%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.22%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.33%) Erlang
13 3 (1.33%) F#
13 3 (1.33%) Haskell
13 3 (1.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (8.44%) AWS Certification
2 15 (6.67%) RHCE
3 13 (5.78%) MCSA
3 13 (5.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (4.89%) MCSE
5 10 (4.44%) Degree
5 10 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.33%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.89%) MCITP
7 2 (0.89%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.44%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.44%) CISSP
8 1 (0.44%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.44%) QA
2 3 (1.33%) SLA
3 2 (0.89%) COBIT
3 2 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.89%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.44%) GDPR
System Software
1 66 (29.33%) Docker
2 27 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (7.11%) Active Directory
4 11 (4.89%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.22%) VMware NSX
6 3 (1.33%) vSphere
6 3 (1.33%) zsh
7 2 (0.89%) vCloud
7 2 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.44%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.44%) Firmware
8 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.44%) Varnish
8 1 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.44%) XenApp
8 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 65 (28.89%) Terraform
2 59 (26.22%) Kubernetes
3 51 (22.67%) Puppet
4 43 (19.11%) Ansible
5 26 (11.56%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (8.00%) Grafana
6 18 (8.00%) Prometheus
7 15 (6.67%) Graphite
8 3 (1.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (1.33%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (1.33%) SCCM
9 2 (0.89%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.89%) Nagios
9 2 (0.89%) WSUS
10 1 (0.44%) CA Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.44%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.44%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.44%) Graylog
10 1 (0.44%) Rancher
10 1 (0.44%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 43 (19.11%) VMware
2 28 (12.44%) Microsoft
3 19 (8.44%) Red Hat
4 17 (7.56%) Oracle
5 13 (5.78%) Splunk
6 11 (4.89%) Google
7 9 (4.00%) Cisco
7 9 (4.00%) SAP
7 9 (4.00%) Zend
8 5 (2.22%) IBM
8 5 (2.22%) Veeam
9 4 (1.78%) Citrix
9 4 (1.78%) SaltStack
10 3 (1.33%) NetApp
10 3 (1.33%) Sophos
11 2 (0.89%) Apple
11 2 (0.89%) Dynatrace
11 2 (0.89%) Fortinet
11 2 (0.89%) Rapid7
11 2 (0.89%) ServiceNow