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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
North West / Manchester
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 29 29
Rank change year-on-year +8 0  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 402 247 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 10.21% 7.21% 7.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.13% 30.27% 29.48%
Number of salaries quoted 316 194 242
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,150 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 932 816 970
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 23.68% 23.83% 25.72%
Number of salaries quoted 785 672 810
Median salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.84% +11.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Linux as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Manchester

Linux
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Linux in Manchester

Linux
Salary Histogram in Manchester

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

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 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
Oldham - 46 £37,500 - 5
Stockport -2 22 £35,000 -33.33% 6
Altrincham +4 21 £30,000 -25.00% 2
Salford -1 7 £37,747 - 2
Rochdale -5 7 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Sale - 3 £47,500 -
Cheadle +4 2 £30,000 -40.00%
Bolton -11 1 £32,500 - 1
Wigan - 1 £38,500 - 4
Linux
North West

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Linux.

1 292 (40.84%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (28.95%) Windows
3 202 (28.25%) Java
3 202 (28.25%) SQL
4 194 (27.13%) DevOps
5 187 (26.15%) Python
6 173 (24.20%) HTML
7 172 (24.06%) PHP
8 166 (23.22%) JavaScript
9 157 (21.96%) MySQL
10 147 (20.56%) Unix
11 145 (20.28%) VMware
12 138 (19.30%) Software Engineering
13 137 (19.16%) Puppet
14 125 (17.48%) Ruby
14 125 (17.48%) CSS
15 124 (17.34%) Oracle
16 122 (17.06%) Scrum
17 120 (16.78%) C++
18 118 (16.50%) Continuous Integration
19 117 (16.36%) Amazon AWS
19 117 (16.36%) Degree
20 111 (15.52%) C
20 111 (15.52%) Perl
21 109 (15.24%) Opscode Chef
22 99 (13.85%) Configuration Management
23 97 (13.57%) VMware Infrastructure
24 89 (12.45%) Red Hat
25 88 (12.31%) Web Services
26 87 (12.17%) SQL Server

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 57 (7.97%) Apache
2 49 (6.85%) Tomcat
3 39 (5.45%) OpenStack
4 37 (5.17%) WebSphere
5 33 (4.62%) CloudStack
6 29 (4.06%) WebLogic
7 27 (3.78%) JBoss
7 27 (3.78%) nginx
8 23 (3.22%) WordPress
9 20 (2.80%) Apache Spark
10 17 (2.38%) Apache Pig
11 16 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
12 15 (2.10%) MS Exchange
13 14 (1.96%) SharePoint
14 12 (1.68%) IIS
15 11 (1.54%) Confluence
15 11 (1.54%) Drupal
15 11 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
15 11 (1.54%) GeoServer
16 9 (1.26%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 54 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.52%) MS Office
3 15 (2.10%) Photoshop
4 10 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 13 (1.82%) Magento
2 5 (0.70%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.28%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.14%) Shopify
4 1 (0.14%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 117 (16.36%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (3.36%) AWS CloudFormation
4 23 (3.22%) PaaS
5 22 (3.08%) Amazon EC2
5 22 (3.08%) IaaS
6 19 (2.66%) Amazon S3
7 13 (1.82%) SaaS
8 10 (1.40%) Office 365
9 8 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (0.98%) Amazon Kinesis
10 7 (0.98%) Amazon SQS
10 7 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (0.98%) GitHub
11 5 (0.70%) Sage Pay
12 4 (0.56%) Basecamp
13 1 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.14%) DigitalOcean
13 1 (0.14%) Heroku
13 1 (0.14%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 61 (8.53%) Firewall
2 41 (5.73%) TCP/IP
3 36 (5.03%) Internet
4 32 (4.48%) SAN
5 30 (4.20%) DNS
6 28 (3.92%) WAN
7 20 (2.80%) VoIP
8 18 (2.52%) LAN
9 16 (2.24%) VPN
10 14 (1.96%) HTTP
10 14 (1.96%) Network Security
11 11 (1.54%) Kerberos
12 10 (1.40%) DHCP
13 9 (1.26%) Ethernet
14 8 (1.12%) RS-232
15 5 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
15 5 (0.70%) FTP
16 4 (0.56%) BGP
16 4 (0.56%) Broadband
16 4 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (21.96%) MySQL
2 87 (12.17%) SQL Server
3 40 (5.59%) MongoDB
4 32 (4.48%) Relational Database
5 31 (4.34%) Big Data
6 25 (3.50%) Hadoop
7 23 (3.22%) RDBMS
8 18 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (2.38%) Apache Hive
10 15 (2.10%) Oracle Database
11 9 (1.26%) NoSQL
12 8 (1.12%) DB2
12 8 (1.12%) Hazelcast
13 7 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
14 6 (0.84%) Data Mining
15 5 (0.70%) Redis
16 4 (0.56%) Couchbase
16 4 (0.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
17 3 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 80 (11.19%) Jenkins
2 78 (10.91%) Git (software)
3 53 (7.41%) Selenium
4 45 (6.29%) Visual Studio
5 29 (4.06%) Cucumber
5 29 (4.06%) JIRA
6 21 (2.94%) Maven
7 19 (2.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 18 (2.52%) Bitbucket
8 18 (2.52%) Subversion
8 18 (2.52%) Vagrant
9 14 (1.96%) GoCD
9 14 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (1.82%) JMeter
10 13 (1.82%) TeamCity
11 12 (1.68%) LoadRunner
12 11 (1.54%) Gradle
12 11 (1.54%) NUnit
12 11 (1.54%) Sonatype Nexus
13 10 (1.40%) Eclipse
General
1 36 (5.03%) Finance
2 34 (4.76%) Retail
3 32 (4.48%) Manufacturing
4 27 (3.78%) Games
5 26 (3.64%) Telecoms
6 25 (3.50%) Electronics
7 17 (2.38%) Military
8 15 (2.10%) Marketing
9 12 (1.68%) Banking
10 5 (0.70%) Advertising
11 4 (0.56%) Back Office
12 3 (0.42%) Billing
12 3 (0.42%) Legal
13 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.14%) Automotive
13 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 260 (36.36%) Developer
2 103 (14.41%) DevOps Engineer
3 97 (13.57%) Linux Engineer
4 89 (12.45%) Java Developer
5 70 (9.79%) Support Engineer
6 60 (8.39%) Software Developer
7 59 (8.25%) PHP Developer
8 52 (7.27%) Software Engineer
9 51 (7.13%) Senior Developer
10 47 (6.57%) JavaScript Developer
11 45 (6.29%) Java Software Developer
12 43 (6.01%) Embedded Engineer
13 42 (5.87%) Platform Engineer
14 38 (5.31%) Linux Support
15 35 (4.90%) Senior Java Developer
16 32 (4.48%) Linux Developer
17 29 (4.06%) Cloud Engineer
17 29 (4.06%) Test Engineer
18 28 (3.92%) Applications Support
18 28 (3.92%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (24.20%) HTML
2 125 (17.48%) CSS
3 88 (12.31%) Web Services
4 77 (10.77%) Spring
5 73 (10.21%) jQuery
6 72 (10.07%) .NET
7 56 (7.83%) HTML5
8 51 (7.13%) Java EE
9 50 (6.99%) LAMP
9 50 (6.99%) XML
10 48 (6.71%) AngularJS
11 41 (5.73%) Ajax
12 38 (5.31%) SOAP
13 34 (4.76%) Node.js
14 33 (4.62%) CSS3
14 33 (4.62%) Hibernate
15 26 (3.64%) Oracle ADF
16 25 (3.50%) REST
17 24 (3.36%) Laravel
18 23 (3.22%) React
Miscellaneous
1 65 (9.09%) iPad
2 59 (8.25%) Computer Science
3 33 (4.62%) Data Centre
4 31 (4.34%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (3.78%) Clustering
6 23 (3.22%) Device Driver
7 22 (3.08%) Algorithms
8 16 (2.24%) PKI
9 15 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
10 13 (1.82%) Management Information System
11 12 (1.68%) User Experience
12 10 (1.40%) Blog
13 9 (1.26%) Internet of Things
14 8 (1.12%) Data Structures
15 7 (0.98%) Cyberthreat
15 7 (0.98%) Industrial Internet of Things
15 7 (0.98%) N-Tier
15 7 (0.98%) Private Cloud
16 6 (0.84%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 207 (28.95%) Windows
2 147 (20.56%) Unix
3 72 (10.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 67 (9.37%) Windows Server
5 65 (9.09%) CentOS
6 44 (6.15%) Embedded Linux
7 34 (4.76%) Debian
8 33 (4.62%) Ubuntu
9 28 (3.92%) Solaris
10 26 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
12 17 (2.38%) AIX
13 14 (1.96%) Mac OS
13 14 (1.96%) OpenVMS
14 12 (1.68%) Android
15 8 (1.12%) HPUX
15 8 (1.12%) Mac OS X
15 8 (1.12%) SUSE
15 8 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
16 7 (0.98%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (40.84%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (27.13%) DevOps
3 138 (19.30%) Software Engineering
4 122 (17.06%) Scrum
5 118 (16.50%) Continuous Integration
6 99 (13.85%) Configuration Management
7 84 (11.75%) ITIL
8 62 (8.67%) E-Commerce
8 62 (8.67%) MVC
9 56 (7.83%) OO
10 55 (7.69%) Validation
11 54 (7.55%) SDLC
12 53 (7.41%) Mentoring
12 53 (7.41%) Open Source
13 52 (7.27%) TDD
14 49 (6.85%) Continuous Improvement
15 48 (6.71%) Web Development
16 41 (5.73%) Data Protection
17 39 (5.45%) Information Security
18 38 (5.31%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 202 (28.25%) Java
1 202 (28.25%) SQL
2 187 (26.15%) Python
3 172 (24.06%) PHP
4 166 (23.22%) JavaScript
5 125 (17.48%) Ruby
6 120 (16.78%) C++
7 111 (15.52%) C
7 111 (15.52%) Perl
8 79 (11.05%) Bash Shell
9 60 (8.39%) C#
10 54 (7.55%) Embedded C
11 42 (5.87%) Shell Script
12 28 (3.92%) Embedded C++
13 23 (3.22%) Scala
14 21 (2.94%) PowerShell
15 16 (2.24%) Groovy
15 16 (2.24%) VB
16 13 (1.82%) Go
17 11 (1.54%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 117 (16.36%) Degree
2 45 (6.29%) Security Cleared
3 38 (5.31%) DV Cleared
4 29 (4.06%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (2.94%) HND
6 19 (2.66%) HNC
7 17 (2.38%) CCNA
7 17 (2.38%) ISTQB
8 16 (2.24%) ISEB
9 15 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (1.96%) MCSE
11 13 (1.82%) CCNP
12 10 (1.40%) AWS Certification
12 10 (1.40%) CCSE
12 10 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (0.84%) MCP
15 5 (0.70%) CISSP
16 3 (0.42%) MCSA
16 3 (0.42%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.52%) SLA
2 17 (2.38%) QA
3 13 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.26%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.70%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.28%) GCP
System Software
1 97 (13.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 60 (8.39%) Docker
3 56 (7.83%) Hyper-V
4 48 (6.71%) Active Directory
5 39 (5.45%) vSphere
6 34 (4.76%) Xen
7 32 (4.48%) Firmware
7 32 (4.48%) XenServer
8 15 (2.10%) vCloud
9 11 (1.54%) Varnish
10 8 (1.12%) Postfix
11 7 (0.98%) KVM
11 7 (0.98%) qmail
12 3 (0.42%) NFS
12 3 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.42%) XenApp
13 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.28%) PowerHA
14 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 137 (19.16%) Puppet
2 109 (15.24%) Opscode Chef
3 56 (7.83%) Ansible
4 31 (4.34%) Terraform
5 30 (4.20%) Cobbler
6 29 (4.06%) Tivoli
7 23 (3.22%) Nagios
8 18 (2.52%) Packer
9 12 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
10 9 (1.26%) Kubernetes
11 8 (1.12%) Salt
12 7 (0.98%) cPanel
12 7 (0.98%) Kibana
12 7 (0.98%) logstash
13 6 (0.84%) AirWatch
13 6 (0.84%) Ganglia
13 6 (0.84%) Graphite
13 6 (0.84%) Netcool
14 5 (0.70%) Nessus
14 5 (0.70%) Nmap
Vendors
1 145 (20.28%) VMware
2 124 (17.34%) Oracle
3 89 (12.45%) Red Hat
4 87 (12.17%) Microsoft
5 47 (6.57%) Cisco
6 32 (4.48%) EnterpriseDB
7 31 (4.34%) HP
8 25 (3.50%) Google
9 18 (2.52%) Citrix
10 16 (2.24%) NetApp
10 16 (2.24%) Zend
11 12 (1.68%) Adobe
12 11 (1.54%) IBM
13 10 (1.40%) CheckPoint
14 8 (1.12%) Atlassian
14 8 (1.12%) Dell
14 8 (1.12%) Symantec
15 6 (0.84%) AppDynamics
15 6 (0.84%) Fortinet
15 6 (0.84%) SolarWinds
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: circa £40k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 10% performance bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Funded Certs, Share options
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Flexible working
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: circa £40k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Invosys
Salary: Competitive Salary - Dependant on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago