Period
to 19 January 2018

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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 24 23
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 711 634 599
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 9.55% 8.52% 8.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.22% 37.92% 34.39%
Number of salaries quoted 560 574 510
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 1,725 1,672 1,742
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 23.18% 22.48% 24.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1,443 1,490 1,413
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £23,050 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £55,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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 January 2018. 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
Altrincham -6 25 £45,000 +50.00% 10
Stockport -15 21 £48,750 +14.71% 5
Salford 0 17 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Rochdale +1 15 £39,000 -2.50% 3
Wigan +6 9 £66,250 +145.37% 2
Cheadle -7 7 £30,000 -36.84% 3
Oldham +8 4 £26,750 -26.21% 2
Bury +12 3 £40,000 +14.29% 3
Bolton +5 1 £47,000 -6.00% 3
Linux
North West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 (45.29%) Agile Software Development
2 314 (44.16%) DevOps
3 233 (32.77%) Java
4 193 (27.14%) Python
5 187 (26.30%) SQL
6 184 (25.88%) Amazon AWS
7 174 (24.47%) Windows
8 172 (24.19%) MySQL
9 169 (23.77%) Puppet
10 165 (23.21%) Git (software)
10 165 (23.21%) Scrum
11 161 (22.64%) JavaScript
12 159 (22.36%) Software Engineering
13 153 (21.52%) Docker
14 134 (18.85%) Continuous Integration
15 132 (18.57%) CSS
15 132 (18.57%) Jenkins
16 128 (18.00%) Opscode Chef
16 128 (18.00%) Unix
17 124 (17.44%) HTML
18 119 (16.74%) Oracle
19 116 (16.32%) PHP
20 115 (16.17%) VMware
20 115 (16.17%) Ruby
21 111 (15.61%) C
22 107 (15.05%) TDD
23 105 (14.77%) Kubernetes
24 103 (14.49%) Ansible
25 101 (14.21%) Bash Shell
26 100 (14.06%) Configuration Management

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 74 (10.41%) Apache
2 55 (7.74%) Tomcat
3 29 (4.08%) nginx
4 26 (3.66%) Elasticsearch
5 24 (3.38%) Apache Spark
6 19 (2.67%) Apache Solr
7 18 (2.53%) WordPress
8 14 (1.97%) WebSphere
9 13 (1.83%) JBoss
10 11 (1.55%) IIS
10 11 (1.55%) OpenStack
11 10 (1.41%) Apache Pig
11 10 (1.41%) CloudStack
11 10 (1.41%) CMS
12 8 (1.13%) Drupal
13 7 (0.98%) MS Exchange
14 6 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
15 5 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
15 5 (0.70%) Confluence
16 4 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.70%) SOLIDWORKS
3 3 (0.42%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 17 (2.39%) Magento
2 2 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 184 (25.88%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (8.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (5.91%) OpenShift
4 31 (4.36%) Google Cloud Platform
4 31 (4.36%) SaaS
5 30 (4.22%) Amazon EC2
6 26 (3.66%) AWS CloudFormation
7 20 (2.81%) GitHub
8 17 (2.39%) AWS Lambda
8 17 (2.39%) Office 365
8 17 (2.39%) Serverless
9 15 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
10 13 (1.83%) Amazon SQS
11 10 (1.41%) Amazon S3
11 10 (1.41%) PaaS
12 9 (1.27%) Google App Engine
12 9 (1.27%) IaaS
13 8 (1.13%) npm
14 7 (0.98%) Route 53
15 6 (0.84%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.09%) Firewall
1 22 (3.09%) HTTP
2 20 (2.81%) TCP/IP
3 14 (1.97%) Internet
3 14 (1.97%) WAN
4 13 (1.83%) DHCP
4 13 (1.83%) DNS
4 13 (1.83%) VPN
5 12 (1.69%) LAN
5 12 (1.69%) VoIP
6 11 (1.55%) SAN
7 10 (1.41%) BGP
7 10 (1.41%) Broadband
7 10 (1.41%) OSPF
7 10 (1.41%) PBX
7 10 (1.41%) Unified Communications
8 9 (1.27%) Ethernet
8 9 (1.27%) SSL
9 8 (1.13%) IPsec
9 8 (1.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (24.19%) MySQL
2 49 (6.89%) SQL Server
3 44 (6.19%) Big Data
4 43 (6.05%) NoSQL
5 41 (5.77%) MongoDB
6 32 (4.50%) PostgreSQL
7 31 (4.36%) Hadoop
8 28 (3.94%) Relational Database
9 16 (2.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 14 (1.97%) Apache Hive
10 14 (1.97%) Oracle Database
10 14 (1.97%) RDBMS
11 8 (1.13%) Oracle Database 10g
11 8 (1.13%) Redis
12 6 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
12 6 (0.84%) MariaDB
13 5 (0.70%) DB2
13 5 (0.70%) GIS
13 5 (0.70%) OLTP
13 5 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 165 (23.21%) Git (software)
2 132 (18.57%) Jenkins
3 44 (6.19%) JIRA
4 41 (5.77%) Vagrant
5 38 (5.34%) Selenium
6 37 (5.20%) Subversion
7 23 (3.23%) TeamCity
8 19 (2.67%) gulp
9 17 (2.39%) Grunt
10 16 (2.25%) Cucumber
11 15 (2.11%) PHPUnit
12 14 (1.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 12 (1.69%) Bitbucket
14 11 (1.55%) Mocha
15 10 (1.41%) Eclipse
15 10 (1.41%) NuGet
16 9 (1.27%) Codeception
16 9 (1.27%) Maven
17 7 (0.98%) GitLab
17 7 (0.98%) Xdebug
General
1 61 (8.58%) Finance
2 40 (5.63%) Telecoms
3 39 (5.49%) Retail
4 19 (2.67%) Marketing
5 17 (2.39%) Electronics
5 17 (2.39%) Manufacturing
6 14 (1.97%) Games
7 12 (1.69%) Military
8 8 (1.13%) Banking
9 7 (0.98%) Automotive
10 6 (0.84%) Advertising
11 5 (0.70%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.56%) Back Office
13 3 (0.42%) Billing
13 3 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.28%) Law
14 2 (0.28%) Publishing
15 1 (0.14%) Legal
15 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 175 (24.61%) Developer
2 145 (20.39%) DevOps Engineer
3 82 (11.53%) Software Engineer
4 57 (8.02%) Linux Engineer
5 54 (7.59%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 51 (7.17%) PHP Developer
7 48 (6.75%) Administrator
8 46 (6.47%) Java Developer
9 45 (6.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 45 (6.33%) Senior Developer
10 44 (6.19%) Java Engineer
11 43 (6.05%) AWS Engineer
12 42 (5.91%) AWS DevOps
13 39 (5.49%) Platform Engineer
14 36 (5.06%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 35 (4.92%) JavaScript Developer
15 35 (4.92%) Linux Administrator
15 35 (4.92%) Systems Administrator
16 34 (4.78%) Java Software Engineer
17 31 (4.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (18.57%) CSS
2 124 (17.44%) HTML
3 96 (13.50%) Web Services
4 86 (12.10%) jQuery
5 83 (11.67%) AngularJS
6 80 (11.25%) Spring
7 74 (10.41%) HTML5
8 72 (10.13%) LAMP
8 72 (10.13%) Node.js
9 53 (7.45%) REST
10 43 (6.05%) CSS3
10 43 (6.05%) React
11 38 (5.34%) Hibernate
12 35 (4.92%) RESTful
13 34 (4.78%) XML
14 32 (4.50%) J2EE
15 31 (4.36%) .NET
15 31 (4.36%) Laravel
16 30 (4.22%) Java EE
16 30 (4.22%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 58 (8.16%) Computer Science
2 46 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (3.94%) Data Centre
4 27 (3.80%) User Experience
5 21 (2.95%) Greenfield Project
6 16 (2.25%) Replication
7 13 (1.83%) Linux Command Line
7 13 (1.83%) Mobile App
7 13 (1.83%) PKI
8 12 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (1.55%) iPad
10 8 (1.13%) Life Science
10 8 (1.13%) Management Information System
11 7 (0.98%) Animation
11 7 (0.98%) Private Cloud
11 7 (0.98%) Social Media
12 5 (0.70%) Cloud Native
12 5 (0.70%) NHS
12 5 (0.70%) Virtual Team
13 4 (0.56%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 174 (24.47%) Windows
2 128 (18.00%) Unix
3 69 (9.70%) CentOS
4 42 (5.91%) Windows Server
5 40 (5.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 40 (5.63%) Ubuntu
6 30 (4.22%) Debian
7 22 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (2.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (1.83%) Android
10 10 (1.41%) Apple iOS
11 7 (0.98%) Data ONTAP
11 7 (0.98%) SUSE
12 6 (0.84%) AIX
13 5 (0.70%) Amazon Linux
13 5 (0.70%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.56%) Solaris
14 4 (0.56%) Windows 10
14 4 (0.56%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.42%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (45.29%) Agile Software Development
2 314 (44.16%) DevOps
3 165 (23.21%) Scrum
4 159 (22.36%) Software Engineering
5 134 (18.85%) Continuous Integration
6 107 (15.05%) TDD
7 100 (14.06%) Configuration Management
8 81 (11.39%) MVC
9 79 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
9 79 (11.11%) Test Automation
10 76 (10.69%) E-Commerce
11 67 (9.42%) Microservices
12 66 (9.28%) OO
13 62 (8.72%) Web Development
14 61 (8.58%) BDD
15 56 (7.88%) Mentoring
16 53 (7.45%) OOP
16 53 (7.45%) Open Source
17 43 (6.05%) Kanban
18 41 (5.77%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 233 (32.77%) Java
2 193 (27.14%) Python
3 187 (26.30%) SQL
4 161 (22.64%) JavaScript
5 116 (16.32%) PHP
6 115 (16.17%) Ruby
7 111 (15.61%) C
8 101 (14.21%) Bash Shell
9 76 (10.69%) C++
10 49 (6.89%) Perl
10 49 (6.89%) Shell Script
11 21 (2.95%) C#
12 18 (2.53%) PowerShell
13 15 (2.11%) Go
13 15 (2.11%) Scala
14 11 (1.55%) ES6
15 5 (0.70%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.56%) Elixir
16 4 (0.56%) PHP 7
17 3 (0.42%) F#
Qualifications
1 85 (11.95%) Security Cleared
2 80 (11.25%) Degree
3 40 (5.63%) SC Cleared
4 39 (5.49%) DV Cleared
5 20 (2.81%) Numerate Degree
6 13 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (1.41%) AWS Certification
7 10 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (0.98%) CCNA
9 6 (0.84%) MCSE
9 6 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.70%) CCNP
11 4 (0.56%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.56%) MCSA
12 3 (0.42%) CISSP
12 3 (0.42%) Linux+ Certification
12 3 (0.42%) LPIC
12 3 (0.42%) RHCE
12 3 (0.42%) Sun Certification
13 2 (0.28%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.09%) QA
2 16 (2.25%) SLA
3 9 (1.27%) GCP
4 7 (0.98%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.56%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.56%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.14%) COBIT
7 1 (0.14%) GPG13
7 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 153 (21.52%) Docker
2 70 (9.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (6.19%) Hyper-V
4 20 (2.81%) Xen
5 15 (2.11%) Active Directory
5 15 (2.11%) vSphere
6 14 (1.97%) XenServer
7 11 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (1.41%) VirtualBox
9 6 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.42%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.42%) HDFS
10 3 (0.42%) vCloud
10 3 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.28%) Varnish
11 2 (0.28%) XenApp
12 1 (0.14%) Ceph
12 1 (0.14%) Firmware
12 1 (0.14%) KVM
12 1 (0.14%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 169 (23.77%) Puppet
2 128 (18.00%) Opscode Chef
3 105 (14.77%) Kubernetes
4 103 (14.49%) Ansible
5 61 (8.58%) Terraform
6 32 (4.50%) Packer
7 26 (3.66%) Kibana
8 25 (3.52%) Tivoli
9 24 (3.38%) Salt
10 22 (3.09%) Cobbler
11 20 (2.81%) Prometheus
12 10 (1.41%) Capistrano
12 10 (1.41%) Docker Swarm
13 9 (1.27%) Nagios
14 5 (0.70%) Mesos
14 5 (0.70%) systemd
15 3 (0.42%) FortiGate
15 3 (0.42%) logstash
16 2 (0.28%) Nessus
16 2 (0.28%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 119 (16.74%) Oracle
2 115 (16.17%) VMware
3 77 (10.83%) Red Hat
4 57 (8.02%) Microsoft
5 41 (5.77%) Google
6 27 (3.80%) Cisco
7 25 (3.52%) Atlassian
8 20 (2.81%) SaltStack
9 19 (2.67%) EnterpriseDB
10 16 (2.25%) NetApp
11 15 (2.11%) HP
12 14 (1.97%) Zend
13 13 (1.83%) SAP
14 12 (1.69%) WorldPay
15 11 (1.55%) Juniper
16 10 (1.41%) Citrix
17 8 (1.13%) Ericsson
17 8 (1.13%) Percona
18 7 (0.98%) Capita
18 7 (0.98%) Redback