Period
to 16 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux/Unix DevOps was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 244 261 268
Rank change year-on-year +17 +7 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux/Unix DevOps 36 40 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.49% 0.50% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.52% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 20 35 15
Manchester median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% +18.75%
10th Percentile £43,675 £40,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £82,500 £73,000
North West median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +16.67% +12.50%

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 7,042 7,752 7,296
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.35% 97.42% 97.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5,884 6,446 6,277
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £62,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 36 (100.00%) Linux
1 36 (100.00%) DevOps
2 27 (75.00%) Python
2 27 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (55.56%) Bash Shell
4 19 (52.78%) Puppet
4 19 (52.78%) Docker
4 19 (52.78%) Ruby
5 18 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (47.22%) Open Source
6 17 (47.22%) Deployment Automation
7 16 (44.44%) Jenkins
7 16 (44.44%) Ansible
7 16 (44.44%) AWS Certification
8 15 (41.67%) Java
9 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (38.89%) Opscode Chef
10 13 (36.11%) Configuration Management
11 12 (33.33%) Unix
12 11 (30.56%) DNS
12 11 (30.56%) NoSQL
13 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
14 9 (25.00%) Finance
14 9 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
15 8 (22.22%) Scrum
15 8 (22.22%) JIRA
15 8 (22.22%) Red Hat
15 8 (22.22%) Shell Script
15 8 (22.22%) Apache
15 8 (22.22%) Terraform

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 8 (22.22%) Apache
1 8 (22.22%) Confluence
2 7 (19.44%) Apache Solr
2 7 (19.44%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.78%) CloudStack
3 1 (2.78%) JBoss
3 1 (2.78%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 27 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (22.22%) SaaS
4 4 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.78%) IaaS
5 1 (2.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) DNS
2 7 (19.44%) Internet
2 7 (19.44%) SSL
3 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.78%) LAN
4 1 (2.78%) SAN
4 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) NoSQL
2 8 (22.22%) MongoDB
3 7 (19.44%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (5.56%) MySQL
5 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 8 (22.22%) JIRA
3 7 (19.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (19.44%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (13.89%) TeamCity
5 4 (11.11%) Hudson
5 4 (11.11%) MSBuild
5 4 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (8.33%) Travis CI
7 1 (2.78%) CircleCI
7 1 (2.78%) Codeship
7 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) Java EE
2 4 (11.11%) React
3 3 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (8.33%) Sensu
4 1 (2.78%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Public Cloud
1 4 (11.11%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (33.33%) Unix
3 8 (22.22%) CentOS
4 7 (19.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (13.89%) Windows
5 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (100.00%) DevOps
2 18 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (47.22%) Deployment Automation
3 17 (47.22%) Open Source
4 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (36.11%) Configuration Management
6 9 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (22.22%) Scrum
8 7 (19.44%) Benchmarking
8 7 (19.44%) Continuous Deployment
8 7 (19.44%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (19.44%) Load Testing
8 7 (19.44%) Logistics
8 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
9 6 (16.67%) Load Balancing
10 4 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
10 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (11.11%) Robotic Process Automation
11 1 (2.78%) DSDM
11 1 (2.78%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 27 (75.00%) Python
2 20 (55.56%) Bash Shell
3 19 (52.78%) Ruby
4 15 (41.67%) Java
5 8 (22.22%) Shell Script
6 7 (19.44%) C++
6 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
7 5 (13.89%) Perl
8 4 (11.11%) Bourne shell
8 4 (11.11%) Korn
8 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (44.44%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 19 (52.78%) Docker
2 7 (19.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.78%) vSphere
4 1 (2.78%) Xen
4 1 (2.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (52.78%) Puppet
2 16 (44.44%) Ansible
3 14 (38.89%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (22.22%) Cobbler
4 8 (22.22%) Terraform
5 4 (11.11%) Kubernetes
6 3 (8.33%) Graphite
6 3 (8.33%) Prometheus
7 1 (2.78%) CFEngine
7 1 (2.78%) Salt
7 1 (2.78%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 6 (16.67%) VMware
3 5 (13.89%) Google
4 4 (11.11%) Blue Prism
4 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.56%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.78%) EnterpriseDB
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle