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 29 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 23 29
Rank change year-on-year +6 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 431 268 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 10.91% 7.98% 7.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.76% 36.71% 33.17%
Number of salaries quoted 361 228 210
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £47,500
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 1032 730 796
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 26.11% 21.73% 23.59%
Number of salaries quoted 913 626 661
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +3 21 £37,500 +2.73% 4
Oldham - 20 £37,500 - 3
Altrincham -7 13 £30,000 +20.00% 1
Wigan - 12 £37,500 - 3
Rochdale -3 7 £46,000 -8.00% 1
Cheadle - 5 £37,500 - 1
Salford -9 4 £42,750 +22.14% 4
Sale -2 1 £42,500 -5.55%
Bury -11 1 - -
Bolton - 1 £32,500 - 1
Linux
North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 322 (41.60%) Agile Software Development
2 257 (33.20%) SQL
3 245 (31.65%) DevOps
4 218 (28.17%) Windows
5 216 (27.91%) Java
6 206 (26.61%) Python
7 195 (25.19%) JavaScript
8 191 (24.68%) PHP
8 191 (24.68%) HTML
9 171 (22.09%) Puppet
10 167 (21.58%) MySQL
11 165 (21.32%) Software Engineering
12 150 (19.38%) Unix
13 149 (19.25%) CSS
14 146 (18.86%) C++
15 145 (18.73%) Opscode Chef
16 133 (17.18%) Amazon AWS
17 131 (16.93%) Scrum
18 130 (16.80%) Continuous Integration
19 129 (16.67%) VMware
20 128 (16.54%) Ruby
20 128 (16.54%) Degree
21 127 (16.41%) C
22 116 (14.99%) Oracle
23 105 (13.57%) Configuration Management
24 104 (13.44%) Bash Shell
25 102 (13.18%) Jenkins
26 101 (13.05%) Perl
26 101 (13.05%) Web Services
27 99 (12.79%) Git (software)

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 83 (10.72%) Apache
2 41 (5.30%) OpenStack
3 31 (4.01%) CloudStack
4 30 (3.88%) Tomcat
5 29 (3.75%) nginx
6 20 (2.58%) WordPress
7 19 (2.45%) Apache Spark
7 19 (2.45%) Confluence
7 19 (2.45%) WebSphere
8 16 (2.07%) WebLogic
9 13 (1.68%) IIS
9 13 (1.68%) JBoss
10 12 (1.55%) Drupal
11 11 (1.42%) Apache Pig
11 11 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
11 11 (1.42%) GeoServer
11 11 (1.42%) MS Exchange
12 8 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 7 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
13 7 (0.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (1.03%) Photoshop
2 6 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (1.81%) Magento
1 14 (1.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.65%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.26%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.13%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 133 (17.18%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (6.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (3.10%) AWS CloudFormation
4 19 (2.45%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (1.55%) Google Cloud Platform
6 11 (1.42%) Amazon S3
7 10 (1.29%) GitHub
8 8 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (0.90%) Amazon Kinesis
9 7 (0.90%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (0.65%) IaaS
10 5 (0.65%) SaaS
11 4 (0.52%) PaaS
12 2 (0.26%) Office 365
12 2 (0.26%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.26%) Sage Pay
13 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.13%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.13%) DigitalOcean
13 1 (0.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 55 (7.11%) TCP/IP
2 42 (5.43%) Firewall
3 32 (4.13%) HTTP
4 27 (3.49%) Internet
5 24 (3.10%) DNS
6 21 (2.71%) SAN
7 20 (2.58%) Ethernet
7 20 (2.58%) VoIP
8 19 (2.45%) RS-232
8 19 (2.45%) VPN
8 19 (2.45%) WAN
9 14 (1.81%) Kerberos
9 14 (1.81%) LAN
10 10 (1.29%) DHCP
10 10 (1.29%) Network Security
11 9 (1.16%) LDAP
12 6 (0.78%) BGP
13 5 (0.65%) IPsec
13 5 (0.65%) IPv4
13 5 (0.65%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (21.58%) MySQL
2 93 (12.02%) SQL Server
3 48 (6.20%) Big Data
4 43 (5.56%) Relational Database
5 28 (3.62%) MongoDB
6 27 (3.49%) Hadoop
7 25 (3.23%) RDBMS
8 20 (2.58%) NoSQL
9 18 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (2.07%) Oracle Database
11 15 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
11 15 (1.94%) SQL Server 2014
12 12 (1.55%) Apache Hive
13 5 (0.65%) DB2
13 5 (0.65%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 5 (0.65%) Oracle ODI
13 5 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (0.52%) Data Mining
14 4 (0.52%) Hazelcast
15 3 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 102 (13.18%) Jenkins
2 99 (12.79%) Git (software)
3 58 (7.49%) Selenium
4 55 (7.11%) JIRA
4 55 (7.11%) Visual Studio
5 35 (4.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 33 (4.26%) Subversion
7 29 (3.75%) Cucumber
8 25 (3.23%) Bitbucket
9 24 (3.10%) NuGet
10 22 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
11 19 (2.45%) Maven
12 18 (2.33%) NUnit
13 17 (2.20%) JMeter
14 16 (2.07%) TeamCity
15 15 (1.94%) LoadRunner
15 15 (1.94%) Microsoft Blend
15 15 (1.94%) MSTest
15 15 (1.94%) Sonatype Nexus
15 15 (1.94%) WiX
General
1 53 (6.85%) Finance
2 46 (5.94%) Manufacturing
3 40 (5.17%) Electronics
4 34 (4.39%) Marketing
5 28 (3.62%) Telecoms
6 24 (3.10%) Retail
7 22 (2.84%) Games
8 13 (1.68%) Banking
9 10 (1.29%) Legal
10 8 (1.03%) Military
11 6 (0.78%) Advertising
12 4 (0.52%) Billing
12 4 (0.52%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.26%) Automotive
14 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.13%) Back Office
14 1 (0.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 282 (36.43%) Developer
2 136 (17.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 115 (14.86%) Linux Engineer
4 82 (10.59%) Java Developer
5 79 (10.21%) PHP Developer
6 76 (9.82%) Software Engineer
7 60 (7.75%) Software Developer
8 53 (6.85%) Administrator
9 52 (6.72%) JavaScript Developer
10 51 (6.59%) Systems Administrator
11 48 (6.20%) Senior Developer
12 47 (6.07%) Embedded Engineer
12 47 (6.07%) Platform Engineer
13 45 (5.81%) Support Engineer
14 42 (5.43%) Linux Administrator
14 42 (5.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 40 (5.17%) Java Software Developer
16 38 (4.91%) Java Engineer
16 38 (4.91%) SQL Developer
17 36 (4.65%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (24.68%) HTML
2 149 (19.25%) CSS
3 101 (13.05%) Web Services
4 90 (11.63%) .NET
5 81 (10.47%) jQuery
5 81 (10.47%) Spring
6 73 (9.43%) LAMP
7 67 (8.66%) HTML5
7 67 (8.66%) XML
8 59 (7.62%) Java EE
9 53 (6.85%) Ajax
10 40 (5.17%) CSS3
11 39 (5.04%) REST
12 38 (4.91%) AngularJS
12 38 (4.91%) SOAP
13 34 (4.39%) Symfony
14 31 (4.01%) JSON
15 30 (3.88%) Oracle ADF
16 29 (3.75%) Node.js
16 29 (3.75%) React
Miscellaneous
1 79 (10.21%) iPad
2 67 (8.66%) Computer Science
3 42 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
5 31 (4.01%) Data Centre
6 24 (3.10%) Linux Command Line
7 22 (2.84%) Algorithms
7 22 (2.84%) Clustering
8 21 (2.71%) Device Driver
9 19 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
10 17 (2.20%) Internet of Things
11 15 (1.94%) Data Structures
11 15 (1.94%) Industrial Internet of Things
12 12 (1.55%) PKI
12 12 (1.55%) Wiki
13 11 (1.42%) Blog
14 10 (1.29%) Cyberthreat
15 9 (1.16%) Management Information System
16 8 (1.03%) Mobile App
16 8 (1.03%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 218 (28.17%) Windows
2 150 (19.38%) Unix
3 79 (10.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 67 (8.66%) CentOS
4 67 (8.66%) Windows Server
5 43 (5.56%) Embedded Linux
6 29 (3.75%) Debian
7 26 (3.36%) Ubuntu
8 25 (3.23%) Mac OS
9 23 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (2.84%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (2.71%) AIX
12 15 (1.94%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 14 (1.81%) HPUX
14 13 (1.68%) Solaris
15 10 (1.29%) Android
16 8 (1.03%) Mac OS X
16 8 (1.03%) SUSE
17 6 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
18 5 (0.65%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (41.60%) Agile Software Development
2 245 (31.65%) DevOps
3 165 (21.32%) Software Engineering
4 131 (16.93%) Scrum
5 130 (16.80%) Continuous Integration
6 105 (13.57%) Configuration Management
7 95 (12.27%) TDD
8 83 (10.72%) OO
9 82 (10.59%) MVC
10 81 (10.47%) Test Automation
11 78 (10.08%) Open Source
12 71 (9.17%) ITIL
13 68 (8.79%) Mentoring
14 67 (8.66%) E-Commerce
15 50 (6.46%) Web Development
16 47 (6.07%) SDLC
16 47 (6.07%) Validation
17 46 (5.94%) RUP
18 45 (5.81%) OOP
19 43 (5.56%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 257 (33.20%) SQL
2 216 (27.91%) Java
3 206 (26.61%) Python
4 195 (25.19%) JavaScript
5 191 (24.68%) PHP
6 146 (18.86%) C++
7 128 (16.54%) Ruby
8 127 (16.41%) C
9 104 (13.44%) Bash Shell
10 101 (13.05%) Perl
11 66 (8.53%) C#
12 54 (6.98%) Embedded C
13 45 (5.81%) Shell Script
14 31 (4.01%) PowerShell
15 28 (3.62%) Embedded C++
16 17 (2.20%) VB
17 15 (1.94%) XAML
18 12 (1.55%) Scala
19 10 (1.29%) Korn
20 9 (1.16%) Go
Qualifications
1 128 (16.54%) Degree
2 50 (6.46%) Security Cleared
3 32 (4.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 31 (4.01%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (3.88%) DV Cleared
6 25 (3.23%) ISTQB
7 23 (2.97%) ISEB
8 22 (2.84%) HND
9 18 (2.33%) HNC
10 16 (2.07%) CCNA
10 16 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (2.07%) Numerate Degree
11 15 (1.94%) CCNP
12 14 (1.81%) MCSE
13 11 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 10 (1.29%) AWS Certification
14 10 (1.29%) CCSE
15 9 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
16 6 (0.78%) MCP
17 4 (0.52%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.30%) QA
2 15 (1.94%) SLA
3 5 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.52%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.39%) GCP
6 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 78 (10.08%) Docker
1 78 (10.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (6.07%) Hyper-V
3 40 (5.17%) Xen
4 39 (5.04%) vSphere
5 37 (4.78%) Firmware
6 35 (4.52%) Active Directory
7 30 (3.88%) XenServer
8 12 (1.55%) vCloud
9 9 (1.16%) KVM
9 9 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (1.16%) VirtualBox
10 8 (1.03%) Varnish
11 5 (0.65%) Postfix
12 4 (0.52%) NFS
12 4 (0.52%) qmail
13 3 (0.39%) XenApp
14 2 (0.26%) HDFS
14 2 (0.26%) PowerHA
14 2 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 171 (22.09%) Puppet
2 145 (18.73%) Opscode Chef
3 86 (11.11%) Ansible
4 36 (4.65%) Terraform
5 31 (4.01%) Cobbler
5 31 (4.01%) Tivoli
6 19 (2.45%) Nagios
6 19 (2.45%) Packer
7 15 (1.94%) HP Quality Center
8 14 (1.81%) Kubernetes
9 12 (1.55%) Kibana
10 7 (0.90%) Salt
11 6 (0.78%) AirWatch
11 6 (0.78%) Cacti
11 6 (0.78%) Docker Swarm
11 6 (0.78%) Ganglia
11 6 (0.78%) Graphite
11 6 (0.78%) logstash
11 6 (0.78%) Netcool
11 6 (0.78%) Plesk
Vendors
1 129 (16.67%) VMware
2 116 (14.99%) Oracle
3 95 (12.27%) Red Hat
4 87 (11.24%) Microsoft
5 36 (4.65%) Cisco
6 32 (4.13%) HP
7 31 (4.01%) Google
8 30 (3.88%) EnterpriseDB
9 21 (2.71%) Atlassian
10 17 (2.20%) SAP
11 16 (2.07%) Citrix
12 10 (1.29%) CheckPoint
12 10 (1.29%) Zend
13 9 (1.16%) Adobe
13 9 (1.16%) SaltStack
14 7 (0.90%) NetApp
14 7 (0.90%) Rackspace
15 6 (0.78%) BroadSoft
16 5 (0.65%) Facebook
16 5 (0.65%) Twitter
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 54,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits and incentives.
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + excellent company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Additional bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ISL
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Funded Certs, Share options
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Posted: 5 days ago