Period
to 23 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux/Unix DevOps was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Development Operations Linux/Unix
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 245 246 255
Rank change year-on-year +1 +9 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux/Unix DevOps 38 51 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.52% 0.64% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.65% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 24 44 12
Manchester median annual salary £55,000 £46,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +3.89% +20.00%
10th Percentile £43,225 £40,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,500 £60,500
North West median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% +20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 6,988 7,792 7,110
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.51% 97.62% 97.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5,845 6,499 6,081
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £24,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £62,500
North West median annual salary £43,750 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% -

Linux/Unix DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured Linux/Unix DevOps in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Linux/Unix DevOps in Manchester

Linux/Unix DevOps
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Linux/Unix DevOps in Manchester

Linux/Unix DevOps
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux/Unix DevOps in Manchester over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux/Unix DevOps in Manchester

Linux/Unix DevOps Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, Linux/Unix DevOps job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region featuring Linux/Unix DevOps in the job title.

1 38 (100.00%) DevOps
2 37 (97.37%) Linux
3 29 (76.32%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (63.16%) Python
5 21 (55.26%) Ruby
6 20 (52.63%) Bash Shell
7 19 (50.00%) Puppet
8 18 (47.37%) AWS Certification
8 18 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (47.37%) Deployment Automation
9 15 (39.47%) Open Source
9 15 (39.47%) Docker
10 14 (36.84%) Opscode Chef
10 14 (36.84%) Ansible
11 13 (34.21%) Jenkins
11 13 (34.21%) Unix
12 12 (31.58%) DNS
12 12 (31.58%) Configuration Management
12 12 (31.58%) Problem-Solving
13 11 (28.95%) Java
13 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (28.95%) Finance
13 11 (28.95%) NoSQL
13 11 (28.95%) Terraform
14 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Azure
15 8 (21.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 8 (21.05%) MongoDB
15 8 (21.05%) Continuous Deployment
15 8 (21.05%) SSL
16 7 (18.42%) Internet

Linux/Unix DevOps Skill Set
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 7 (18.42%) Apache Solr
1 7 (18.42%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (10.53%) Apache
2 4 (10.53%) Confluence
3 1 (2.63%) JBoss
3 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 29 (76.32%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (18.42%) SaaS
4 4 (10.53%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 12 (31.58%) DNS
2 8 (21.05%) SSL
3 7 (18.42%) Internet
4 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.63%) DHCP
5 1 (2.63%) LAN
5 1 (2.63%) SAN
5 1 (2.63%) VPN
5 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) NoSQL
2 8 (21.05%) MongoDB
3 7 (18.42%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (5.26%) MySQL
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.63%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 13 (34.21%) Jenkins
2 8 (21.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (10.53%) Hudson
3 4 (10.53%) JIRA
3 4 (10.53%) MSBuild
3 4 (10.53%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (10.53%) TeamCity
3 4 (10.53%) Travis CI
4 3 (7.89%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) Elastic Stack
1 4 (10.53%) React
1 4 (10.53%) Sensu
2 3 (7.89%) Java EE
3 1 (2.63%) J2EE
3 1 (2.63%) LDAP
3 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Public Cloud
1 4 (10.53%) Robotics
2 2 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 37 (97.37%) Linux
2 13 (34.21%) Unix
3 7 (18.42%) Windows
4 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (10.53%) CentOS
5 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (100.00%) DevOps
2 18 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
2 18 (47.37%) Deployment Automation
3 15 (39.47%) Open Source
4 12 (31.58%) Configuration Management
4 12 (31.58%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (21.05%) Continuous Deployment
7 7 (18.42%) Benchmarking
7 7 (18.42%) Load Testing
8 5 (13.16%) Load Balancing
9 4 (10.53%) Artificial Intelligence
9 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (10.53%) Robotic Process Automation
10 3 (7.89%) Cybersecurity
10 3 (7.89%) Logistics
10 3 (7.89%) Scrum
10 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
11 1 (2.63%) Change Control
11 1 (2.63%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (63.16%) Python
2 21 (55.26%) Ruby
3 20 (52.63%) Bash Shell
4 11 (28.95%) Java
5 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
5 7 (18.42%) Shell Script
6 4 (10.53%) Bourne shell
6 4 (10.53%) Korn
6 4 (10.53%) Perl
6 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
7 3 (7.89%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (47.37%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 15 (39.47%) Docker
2 7 (18.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (50.00%) Puppet
2 14 (36.84%) Ansible
2 14 (36.84%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (28.95%) Terraform
4 7 (18.42%) Cobbler
5 4 (10.53%) Graphite
5 4 (10.53%) Kubernetes
5 4 (10.53%) Prometheus
6 1 (2.63%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) VMware
2 5 (13.16%) Google
2 5 (13.16%) Red Hat
3 4 (10.53%) Blue Prism
3 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.63%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.63%) hybris
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) SAP