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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
North West / Manchester
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 31 29
Rank change year-on-year +10 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 394 245 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 10.06% 7.19% 7.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.73% 29.81% 29.42%
Number of salaries quoted 306 193 245
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 £32,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 922 822 972
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 23.55% 24.13% 25.65%
Number of salaries quoted 775 679 814
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,100 £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 28 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 28 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 - 48 £37,500 - 6
Stockport 0 22 £35,000 -33.33% 6
Altrincham +5 21 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Salford -2 7 £37,747 - 2
Rochdale -5 7 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Sale - 3 £47,500 -
Cheadle +5 2 £30,000 -40.00%
Bolton -12 1 £32,500 - 1
Wigan - 1 £38,500 - 2
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 291 (40.93%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (28.83%) Windows
3 204 (28.69%) Java
4 201 (28.27%) SQL
5 192 (27.00%) DevOps
6 186 (26.16%) Python
7 172 (24.19%) PHP
7 172 (24.19%) HTML
8 169 (23.77%) JavaScript
9 157 (22.08%) MySQL
10 151 (21.24%) Unix
11 145 (20.39%) VMware
12 138 (19.41%) Software Engineering
12 138 (19.41%) Puppet
13 127 (17.86%) Oracle
14 126 (17.72%) CSS
15 125 (17.58%) Ruby
16 122 (17.16%) C++
17 121 (17.02%) Scrum
18 120 (16.88%) Continuous Integration
19 115 (16.17%) Degree
20 113 (15.89%) Amazon AWS
21 111 (15.61%) C
21 111 (15.61%) Perl
22 109 (15.33%) Opscode Chef
23 98 (13.78%) VMware Infrastructure
23 98 (13.78%) Configuration Management
24 89 (12.52%) Red Hat
25 88 (12.38%) Web Services
25 88 (12.38%) Microsoft

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 56 (7.88%) Apache
2 48 (6.75%) Tomcat
3 39 (5.49%) OpenStack
3 39 (5.49%) WebSphere
4 34 (4.78%) CloudStack
5 31 (4.36%) WebLogic
6 28 (3.94%) JBoss
7 26 (3.66%) nginx
8 23 (3.23%) WordPress
9 21 (2.95%) Apache Spark
10 17 (2.39%) Apache Pig
10 17 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
11 15 (2.11%) MS Exchange
12 14 (1.97%) SharePoint
13 12 (1.69%) IIS
14 11 (1.55%) Confluence
14 11 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
15 10 (1.41%) Drupal
15 10 (1.41%) GeoServer
16 9 (1.27%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 54 (7.59%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.53%) MS Office
3 15 (2.11%) Photoshop
4 10 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 12 (1.69%) 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
3 2 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.14%) Shopify
4 1 (0.14%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 113 (15.89%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (5.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (3.38%) AWS CloudFormation
3 24 (3.38%) PaaS
4 22 (3.09%) Amazon EC2
4 22 (3.09%) IaaS
5 19 (2.67%) Amazon S3
6 13 (1.83%) SaaS
7 10 (1.41%) Office 365
8 8 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (0.98%) Amazon Kinesis
9 7 (0.98%) Amazon SQS
9 7 (0.98%) GitHub
10 6 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
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%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 61 (8.58%) Firewall
2 39 (5.49%) TCP/IP
3 36 (5.06%) Internet
4 32 (4.50%) SAN
5 31 (4.36%) DNS
6 27 (3.80%) WAN
7 17 (2.39%) LAN
7 17 (2.39%) VoIP
8 15 (2.11%) VPN
9 14 (1.97%) HTTP
10 12 (1.69%) Network Security
11 11 (1.55%) DHCP
12 10 (1.41%) Kerberos
13 9 (1.27%) Ethernet
14 7 (0.98%) RS-232
15 5 (0.70%) Broadband
15 5 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
15 5 (0.70%) FTP
16 4 (0.56%) BGP
16 4 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (22.08%) MySQL
2 87 (12.24%) SQL Server
3 39 (5.49%) MongoDB
4 32 (4.50%) Big Data
5 31 (4.36%) Relational Database
6 26 (3.66%) Hadoop
7 23 (3.23%) RDBMS
8 17 (2.39%) Apache Hive
8 17 (2.39%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (1.97%) Oracle Database
10 10 (1.41%) Hazelcast
11 9 (1.27%) NoSQL
12 8 (1.13%) DB2
13 7 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
14 5 (0.70%) Data Mining
14 5 (0.70%) Redis
15 4 (0.56%) Couchbase
15 4 (0.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 3 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 80 (11.25%) Jenkins
2 79 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 53 (7.45%) Selenium
4 44 (6.19%) Visual Studio
5 29 (4.08%) JIRA
6 28 (3.94%) Cucumber
7 23 (3.23%) Maven
8 18 (2.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 18 (2.53%) Bitbucket
8 18 (2.53%) Subversion
8 18 (2.53%) Vagrant
9 14 (1.97%) GoCD
9 14 (1.97%) Gradle
9 14 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (1.83%) JMeter
10 13 (1.83%) TeamCity
11 12 (1.69%) LoadRunner
12 11 (1.55%) NUnit
13 10 (1.41%) Eclipse
13 10 (1.41%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 37 (5.20%) Finance
2 34 (4.78%) Retail
3 32 (4.50%) Manufacturing
4 25 (3.52%) Electronics
5 24 (3.38%) Games
5 24 (3.38%) Telecoms
6 17 (2.39%) Military
7 16 (2.25%) Marketing
8 12 (1.69%) Banking
9 5 (0.70%) Advertising
10 4 (0.56%) Back Office
11 2 (0.28%) Billing
11 2 (0.28%) Legal
12 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.14%) Automotive
12 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 264 (37.13%) Developer
2 103 (14.49%) DevOps Engineer
3 97 (13.64%) Linux Engineer
4 92 (12.94%) Java Developer
5 70 (9.85%) Support Engineer
6 61 (8.58%) Software Developer
7 59 (8.30%) PHP Developer
8 52 (7.31%) Software Engineer
9 51 (7.17%) Senior Developer
10 48 (6.75%) JavaScript Developer
11 47 (6.61%) Java Software Developer
12 42 (5.91%) Embedded Engineer
13 41 (5.77%) Platform Engineer
14 38 (5.34%) Linux Support
15 36 (5.06%) Senior Java Developer
16 29 (4.08%) Linux Developer
17 28 (3.94%) Applications Support
17 28 (3.94%) Cloud Engineer
17 28 (3.94%) Linux Support Engineer
17 28 (3.94%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (24.19%) HTML
2 126 (17.72%) CSS
3 88 (12.38%) Web Services
4 80 (11.25%) Spring
5 74 (10.41%) .NET
6 73 (10.27%) jQuery
7 55 (7.74%) HTML5
8 52 (7.31%) Java EE
9 50 (7.03%) LAMP
10 49 (6.89%) XML
11 48 (6.75%) AngularJS
12 42 (5.91%) Ajax
13 38 (5.34%) SOAP
14 34 (4.78%) Node.js
15 33 (4.64%) Hibernate
16 32 (4.50%) CSS3
17 27 (3.80%) Oracle ADF
18 25 (3.52%) J2EE
18 25 (3.52%) React
18 25 (3.52%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 68 (9.56%) iPad
2 58 (8.16%) Computer Science
3 32 (4.50%) Data Centre
4 31 (4.36%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (3.80%) Clustering
6 23 (3.23%) Algorithms
6 23 (3.23%) Device Driver
7 16 (2.25%) PKI
8 15 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (1.83%) Linux Command Line
9 13 (1.83%) Management Information System
10 12 (1.69%) User Experience
11 11 (1.55%) Blog
12 9 (1.27%) Data Structures
12 9 (1.27%) Internet of Things
13 8 (1.13%) Cyberthreat
14 7 (0.98%) Industrial Internet of Things
14 7 (0.98%) N-Tier
14 7 (0.98%) Private Cloud
15 6 (0.84%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 205 (28.83%) Windows
2 151 (21.24%) Unix
3 72 (10.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 66 (9.28%) Windows Server
5 64 (9.00%) CentOS
6 44 (6.19%) Embedded Linux
7 33 (4.64%) Debian
7 33 (4.64%) Ubuntu
8 28 (3.94%) Solaris
9 25 (3.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (2.39%) AIX
12 14 (1.97%) Mac OS
12 14 (1.97%) OpenVMS
13 13 (1.83%) Android
14 8 (1.13%) HPUX
14 8 (1.13%) Mac OS X
14 8 (1.13%) SUSE
14 8 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (0.98%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (40.93%) Agile Software Development
2 192 (27.00%) DevOps
3 138 (19.41%) Software Engineering
4 121 (17.02%) Scrum
5 120 (16.88%) Continuous Integration
6 98 (13.78%) Configuration Management
7 87 (12.24%) ITIL
8 63 (8.86%) MVC
9 61 (8.58%) E-Commerce
10 58 (8.16%) OO
11 55 (7.74%) SDLC
11 55 (7.74%) Validation
12 53 (7.45%) Mentoring
12 53 (7.45%) TDD
13 51 (7.17%) Open Source
14 50 (7.03%) Continuous Improvement
15 48 (6.75%) Web Development
16 40 (5.63%) Data Protection
16 40 (5.63%) Information Security
17 38 (5.34%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 204 (28.69%) Java
2 201 (28.27%) SQL
3 186 (26.16%) Python
4 172 (24.19%) PHP
5 169 (23.77%) JavaScript
6 125 (17.58%) Ruby
7 122 (17.16%) C++
8 111 (15.61%) C
8 111 (15.61%) Perl
9 79 (11.11%) Bash Shell
10 61 (8.58%) C#
11 54 (7.59%) Embedded C
12 43 (6.05%) Shell Script
13 28 (3.94%) Embedded C++
14 26 (3.66%) Scala
15 21 (2.95%) PowerShell
16 19 (2.67%) Groovy
17 16 (2.25%) VB
18 14 (1.97%) Go
19 11 (1.55%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 115 (16.17%) Degree
2 43 (6.05%) Security Cleared
3 37 (5.20%) DV Cleared
4 27 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (2.95%) HND
6 19 (2.67%) HNC
7 16 (2.25%) ISTQB
8 15 (2.11%) CCNA
8 15 (2.11%) ISEB
9 13 (1.83%) CCNP
10 12 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (1.69%) MCSE
10 12 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (1.41%) CCSE
12 9 (1.27%) AWS Certification
13 7 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (0.84%) MCP
15 4 (0.56%) CISSP
16 2 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 2 (0.28%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.53%) SLA
2 16 (2.25%) QA
3 14 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.27%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.70%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.28%) GCP
System Software
1 98 (13.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 61 (8.58%) Docker
3 55 (7.74%) Hyper-V
4 48 (6.75%) Active Directory
5 40 (5.63%) vSphere
6 35 (4.92%) Xen
7 33 (4.64%) XenServer
8 31 (4.36%) Firmware
9 15 (2.11%) vCloud
10 10 (1.41%) Varnish
11 8 (1.13%) Postfix
12 7 (0.98%) qmail
13 6 (0.84%) KVM
14 3 (0.42%) NFS
14 3 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.42%) XenApp
15 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.28%) PowerHA
16 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 138 (19.41%) Puppet
2 109 (15.33%) Opscode Chef
3 57 (8.02%) Ansible
4 31 (4.36%) Cobbler
4 31 (4.36%) Terraform
5 30 (4.22%) Tivoli
6 23 (3.23%) Nagios
7 18 (2.53%) Packer
8 12 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (1.13%) Kubernetes
9 8 (1.13%) Salt
10 7 (0.98%) Kibana
10 7 (0.98%) logstash
11 6 (0.84%) AirWatch
11 6 (0.84%) cPanel
11 6 (0.84%) Ganglia
11 6 (0.84%) Graphite
11 6 (0.84%) Netcool
12 5 (0.70%) Nessus
12 5 (0.70%) Nmap
Vendors
1 145 (20.39%) VMware
2 127 (17.86%) Oracle
3 89 (12.52%) Red Hat
4 88 (12.38%) Microsoft
5 48 (6.75%) Cisco
6 33 (4.64%) EnterpriseDB
7 31 (4.36%) HP
8 25 (3.52%) Google
9 18 (2.53%) Citrix
10 16 (2.25%) NetApp
10 16 (2.25%) Zend
11 12 (1.69%) Adobe
12 11 (1.55%) IBM
13 10 (1.41%) CheckPoint
14 8 (1.13%) Atlassian
14 8 (1.13%) Dell
14 8 (1.13%) Symantec
15 6 (0.84%) AppDynamics
15 6 (0.84%) Fortinet
15 6 (0.84%) SolarWinds
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Invosys
Salary: Competitive Salary - Dependant on experience
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: circa £40k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + flexi time
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £31000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
DeSantis Arin Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Large Pension + Flexible Bonus's
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago