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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
North West / Manchester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 22 24
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 430 285 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 10.40% 8.25% 8.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.43% 38.05% 36.20%
Number of salaries quoted 369 248 230
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £25,700 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £53,250 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 1038 749 768
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 25.11% 21.69% 22.98%
Number of salaries quoted 912 652 635
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +4 27 £32,500 -2.98% 7
Wigan - 13 £37,500 -
Altrincham -9 10 £30,000 +20.00% 1
Rochdale -2 8 £46,000 - 2
Salford -9 4 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Oldham - 4 £48,750 - 4
Cheadle - 3 £47,500 -
Bury -8 1 - -
Bolton - 1 £32,500 -
Linux
North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 337 (40.95%) Agile Software Development
2 280 (34.02%) SQL
3 266 (32.32%) DevOps
4 225 (27.34%) Java
5 222 (26.97%) JavaScript
6 221 (26.85%) Windows
7 214 (26.00%) HTML
8 211 (25.64%) Python
9 206 (25.03%) PHP
10 195 (23.69%) Puppet
11 185 (22.48%) MySQL
12 173 (21.02%) CSS
13 172 (20.90%) Software Engineering
14 161 (19.56%) Unix
14 161 (19.56%) Opscode Chef
15 151 (18.35%) Amazon AWS
16 145 (17.62%) C++
17 139 (16.89%) Continuous Integration
18 135 (16.40%) Scrum
18 135 (16.40%) Degree
19 131 (15.92%) C
20 129 (15.67%) Ruby
21 125 (15.19%) VMware
22 124 (15.07%) Web Services
23 121 (14.70%) Oracle
24 120 (14.58%) TDD
25 116 (14.09%) Configuration Management
26 114 (13.85%) Git (software)
27 111 (13.49%) Jenkins
28 110 (13.37%) Bash Shell

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 99 (12.03%) Apache
2 43 (5.22%) OpenStack
3 34 (4.13%) Tomcat
4 32 (3.89%) nginx
5 30 (3.65%) CloudStack
6 21 (2.55%) Confluence
7 19 (2.31%) Apache Spark
7 19 (2.31%) WebSphere
7 19 (2.31%) WordPress
8 17 (2.07%) WebLogic
9 14 (1.70%) JBoss
10 13 (1.58%) IIS
11 12 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
12 11 (1.34%) Drupal
13 10 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 9 (1.09%) Apache Pig
14 9 (1.09%) MS Exchange
15 8 (0.97%) GeoServer
16 5 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
16 5 (0.61%) GlassFish
Applications
1 7 (0.85%) Photoshop
2 6 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 19 (2.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 16 (1.94%) Magento
3 5 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.61%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.24%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.12%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 151 (18.35%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (6.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (3.28%) AWS CloudFormation
4 24 (2.92%) Google Cloud Platform
5 18 (2.19%) Amazon EC2
5 18 (2.19%) GitHub
6 10 (1.22%) Amazon S3
6 10 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.85%) Amazon Kinesis
7 7 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (0.49%) SaaS
9 3 (0.36%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.24%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.24%) IaaS
11 1 (0.12%) Heroku
11 1 (0.12%) Office 365
11 1 (0.12%) PaaS
11 1 (0.12%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 65 (7.90%) TCP/IP
2 46 (5.59%) Firewall
3 38 (4.62%) HTTP
4 27 (3.28%) Internet
5 26 (3.16%) Ethernet
6 23 (2.79%) DNS
6 23 (2.79%) WAN
7 22 (2.67%) VoIP
7 22 (2.67%) VPN
8 21 (2.55%) RS-232
9 20 (2.43%) LAN
10 19 (2.31%) SAN
11 13 (1.58%) Kerberos
12 9 (1.09%) BGP
12 9 (1.09%) LDAP
12 9 (1.09%) OSPF
13 8 (0.97%) MPLS
14 7 (0.85%) Broadband
14 7 (0.85%) DHCP
14 7 (0.85%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (22.48%) MySQL
2 96 (11.66%) SQL Server
3 52 (6.32%) Relational Database
4 51 (6.20%) Big Data
5 33 (4.01%) MongoDB
6 26 (3.16%) RDBMS
7 25 (3.04%) Hadoop
8 24 (2.92%) NoSQL
9 17 (2.07%) Oracle Database
9 17 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
9 17 (2.07%) SQL Server 2014
10 16 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (1.22%) Apache Hive
11 10 (1.22%) CouchDB
12 8 (0.97%) Apache Accumulo
13 6 (0.73%) Hazelcast
14 5 (0.61%) DB2
14 5 (0.61%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 5 (0.61%) Oracle ODI
14 5 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 114 (13.85%) Git (software)
2 111 (13.49%) Jenkins
3 60 (7.29%) JIRA
4 55 (6.68%) Selenium
5 54 (6.56%) Visual Studio
6 35 (4.25%) Subversion
7 33 (4.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 29 (3.52%) Maven
9 28 (3.40%) NuGet
10 27 (3.28%) Bitbucket
11 24 (2.92%) Cucumber
11 24 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
12 21 (2.55%) NUnit
13 17 (2.07%) JUnit
13 17 (2.07%) Microsoft Blend
13 17 (2.07%) MSI
13 17 (2.07%) MSTest
13 17 (2.07%) WiX
14 16 (1.94%) Sonatype Nexus
14 16 (1.94%) TeamCity
General
1 59 (7.17%) Finance
2 51 (6.20%) Manufacturing
3 44 (5.35%) Electronics
4 39 (4.74%) Marketing
5 34 (4.13%) Telecoms
6 25 (3.04%) Retail
7 22 (2.67%) Games
8 17 (2.07%) Banking
9 11 (1.34%) Legal
10 5 (0.61%) Advertising
11 4 (0.49%) Billing
11 4 (0.49%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.49%) Military
12 2 (0.24%) Automotive
13 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 304 (36.94%) Developer
2 150 (18.23%) DevOps Engineer
3 113 (13.73%) Linux Engineer
4 90 (10.94%) PHP Developer
5 84 (10.21%) Java Developer
6 79 (9.60%) Software Engineer
7 65 (7.90%) Software Developer
8 60 (7.29%) Administrator
9 57 (6.93%) Systems Administrator
10 51 (6.20%) JavaScript Developer
11 49 (5.95%) Linux Administrator
11 49 (5.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 48 (5.83%) Senior Developer
13 46 (5.59%) Platform Engineer
14 45 (5.47%) Embedded Engineer
15 43 (5.22%) Java Engineer
15 43 (5.22%) Support Engineer
16 40 (4.86%) Java Software Developer
16 40 (4.86%) SQL Developer
17 39 (4.74%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (26.00%) HTML
2 173 (21.02%) CSS
3 124 (15.07%) Web Services
4 101 (12.27%) .NET
5 93 (11.30%) jQuery
6 89 (10.81%) Spring
7 83 (10.09%) LAMP
8 76 (9.23%) HTML5
9 73 (8.87%) XML
10 62 (7.53%) Java EE
11 51 (6.20%) Ajax
12 48 (5.83%) CSS3
13 46 (5.59%) REST
14 40 (4.86%) Symfony
15 39 (4.74%) AngularJS
15 39 (4.74%) SOAP
16 34 (4.13%) JSON
17 30 (3.65%) Oracle ADF
18 29 (3.52%) React
19 28 (3.40%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 88 (10.69%) iPad
2 73 (8.87%) Computer Science
3 43 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (3.89%) Greenfield Project
5 31 (3.77%) Data Centre
6 24 (2.92%) Linux Command Line
7 21 (2.55%) Algorithms
7 21 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
8 20 (2.43%) Device Driver
9 19 (2.31%) Clustering
9 19 (2.31%) Internet of Things
10 17 (2.07%) Data Structures
10 17 (2.07%) Industrial Internet of Things
11 14 (1.70%) Wiki
12 13 (1.58%) Blog
13 12 (1.46%) User Experience
14 10 (1.22%) Cyberthreat
14 10 (1.22%) PKI
15 9 (1.09%) Management Information System
15 9 (1.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 221 (26.85%) Windows
2 161 (19.56%) Unix
3 84 (10.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 66 (8.02%) Windows Server
5 65 (7.90%) CentOS
6 41 (4.98%) Embedded Linux
7 28 (3.40%) Mac OS
8 26 (3.16%) Debian
9 23 (2.79%) Ubuntu
9 23 (2.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 23 (2.79%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (2.19%) AIX
11 17 (2.07%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 16 (1.94%) HPUX
13 11 (1.34%) Solaris
14 10 (1.22%) Android
15 8 (0.97%) SUSE
16 7 (0.85%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.61%) Apple iOS
17 5 (0.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 337 (40.95%) Agile Software Development
2 266 (32.32%) DevOps
3 172 (20.90%) Software Engineering
4 139 (16.89%) Continuous Integration
5 135 (16.40%) Scrum
6 120 (14.58%) TDD
7 116 (14.09%) Configuration Management
8 95 (11.54%) OO
9 92 (11.18%) Test Automation
10 90 (10.94%) Open Source
11 88 (10.69%) MVC
12 75 (9.11%) Mentoring
13 70 (8.51%) E-Commerce
14 64 (7.78%) ITIL
15 55 (6.68%) Web Development
16 53 (6.44%) OOP
17 51 (6.20%) Analytics
17 51 (6.20%) Microservices
18 49 (5.95%) SDLC
19 47 (5.71%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 280 (34.02%) SQL
2 225 (27.34%) Java
3 222 (26.97%) JavaScript
4 211 (25.64%) Python
5 206 (25.03%) PHP
6 145 (17.62%) C++
7 131 (15.92%) C
8 129 (15.67%) Ruby
9 110 (13.37%) Bash Shell
10 91 (11.06%) Perl
11 63 (7.65%) C#
12 51 (6.20%) Embedded C
13 49 (5.95%) Shell Script
14 30 (3.65%) PowerShell
15 27 (3.28%) Embedded C++
16 17 (2.07%) XAML
17 16 (1.94%) VB
18 13 (1.58%) Scala
19 9 (1.09%) Korn
20 8 (0.97%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 135 (16.40%) Degree
2 46 (5.59%) Security Cleared
3 34 (4.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 31 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (2.79%) DV Cleared
5 23 (2.79%) ISTQB
6 20 (2.43%) HND
6 20 (2.43%) ISEB
7 17 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (1.94%) CCNA
8 16 (1.94%) HNC
9 15 (1.82%) CCNP
9 15 (1.82%) MCSE
10 12 (1.46%) Numerate Degree
11 11 (1.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (1.09%) AWS Certification
13 8 (0.97%) CCSE
14 6 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (0.73%) MCP
15 5 (0.61%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (5.47%) QA
2 13 (1.58%) SLA
3 9 (1.09%) GCP
4 3 (0.36%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 80 (9.72%) Docker
2 76 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (5.22%) Hyper-V
4 41 (4.98%) Xen
5 40 (4.86%) vSphere
6 35 (4.25%) Firmware
7 32 (3.89%) Active Directory
8 29 (3.52%) XenServer
9 11 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
9 11 (1.34%) VirtualBox
10 10 (1.22%) KVM
11 8 (0.97%) vCloud
12 7 (0.85%) Varnish
13 4 (0.49%) NFS
14 3 (0.36%) Postfix
14 3 (0.36%) Samba
15 2 (0.24%) HDFS
15 2 (0.24%) qmail
15 2 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
16 1 (0.12%) etcd
Systems Management
1 195 (23.69%) Puppet
2 161 (19.56%) Opscode Chef
3 90 (10.94%) Ansible
4 36 (4.37%) Terraform
5 30 (3.65%) Cobbler
5 30 (3.65%) Tivoli
6 21 (2.55%) Packer
7 20 (2.43%) Kubernetes
7 20 (2.43%) Nagios
8 13 (1.58%) Kibana
9 12 (1.46%) Cacti
9 12 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (0.85%) Docker Swarm
10 7 (0.85%) logstash
11 6 (0.73%) FortiGate
11 6 (0.73%) Graphite
11 6 (0.73%) Plesk
11 6 (0.73%) Salt
12 5 (0.61%) Ganglia
12 5 (0.61%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 125 (15.19%) VMware
2 121 (14.70%) Oracle
3 105 (12.76%) Red Hat
4 96 (11.66%) Microsoft
5 42 (5.10%) Google
6 33 (4.01%) Cisco
7 29 (3.52%) EnterpriseDB
8 27 (3.28%) HP
9 22 (2.67%) SAP
10 21 (2.55%) Atlassian
11 11 (1.34%) Citrix
12 9 (1.09%) Juniper
13 8 (0.97%) Adobe
13 8 (0.97%) CheckPoint
13 8 (0.97%) Rackspace
13 8 (0.97%) SaltStack
13 8 (0.97%) Zend
14 7 (0.85%) BroadSoft
14 7 (0.85%) Ericsson
15 6 (0.73%) Veeam
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 10% performance bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly competitive and negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly competitive and negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits and incentives.
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: circa £40k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 54,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Competitive Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £42000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Modis International
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Cheshire Datasystems Limited
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 12 days ago