Period
to 18 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux/Unix DevOps was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 237 277 256
Rank change year-on-year +40 -21 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux/Unix DevOps 49 33 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.67% 0.40% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.41% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 37 28 3
Manchester median annual salary £55,000 £46,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.57% -3.16% +18.75%
10th Percentile £39,600 £40,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £66,000 £57,500 £53,750
North West median annual salary £52,500 £46,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year +14.13% -5.64% +25.81%

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 7,051 8,017 6,946
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.71% 97.58% 97.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5,907 6,769 5,874
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £24,589
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £63,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux/Unix DevOps in Manchester

Linux/Unix DevOps
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/Unix DevOps within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 18 July 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
Salford - 1 £37,500 -
Linux/Unix DevOps
North West

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

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 49 (100.00%) DevOps
2 48 (97.96%) Linux
3 41 (83.67%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (73.47%) Python
5 27 (55.10%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (53.06%) Ansible
6 26 (53.06%) Ruby
7 25 (51.02%) Bash Shell
8 24 (48.98%) Puppet
8 24 (48.98%) Jenkins
8 24 (48.98%) Docker
9 19 (38.78%) Opscode Chef
10 18 (36.73%) Open Source
10 18 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (34.69%) Microsoft Azure
11 17 (34.69%) AWS Certification
11 17 (34.69%) Deployment Automation
12 16 (32.65%) Problem-Solving
12 16 (32.65%) Terraform
12 16 (32.65%) Finance
12 16 (32.65%) Unix
13 13 (26.53%) Java
14 12 (24.49%) Windows
14 12 (24.49%) Configuration Management
14 12 (24.49%) Continuous Deployment
15 11 (22.45%) VMware
16 9 (18.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 9 (18.37%) Kubernetes
17 8 (16.33%) Software Delivery
17 8 (16.33%) Red Hat

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 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 5 (10.20%) Apache
3 3 (6.12%) Apache Solr
3 3 (6.12%) Confluence
3 3 (6.12%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.04%) nginx
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 41 (83.67%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (34.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (12.24%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (8.16%) SaaS
5 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.04%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (2.04%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (2.04%) Google App Engine
5 1 (2.04%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (2.04%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) DNS
2 4 (8.16%) SSL
2 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.12%) Internet
4 2 (4.08%) VPN
5 1 (2.04%) DHCP
5 1 (2.04%) LAN
5 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) MySQL
2 7 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 4 (8.16%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.12%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.04%) Hazelcast
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.04%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 24 (48.98%) Jenkins
2 9 (18.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (10.20%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (10.20%) Travis CI
4 4 (8.16%) Hudson
4 4 (8.16%) MSBuild
4 4 (8.16%) TeamCity
5 3 (6.12%) JIRA
5 3 (6.12%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (6.12%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (32.65%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) Web Services
2 5 (10.20%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (10.20%) Sensu
3 4 (8.16%) LAMP
3 4 (8.16%) React
4 3 (6.12%) Java EE
4 3 (6.12%) Node.js
5 2 (4.08%) .NET
6 1 (2.04%) LDAP
6 1 (2.04%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Public Cloud
2 4 (8.16%) Robotics
3 2 (4.08%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 48 (97.96%) Linux
2 16 (32.65%) Unix
3 12 (24.49%) Windows
4 5 (10.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.16%) CentOS
6 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (100.00%) DevOps
2 27 (55.10%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (36.73%) Open Source
4 17 (34.69%) Deployment Automation
5 16 (32.65%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (24.49%) Configuration Management
6 12 (24.49%) Continuous Deployment
7 8 (16.33%) Software Delivery
8 6 (12.24%) Software Engineering
9 5 (10.20%) Load Balancing
9 5 (10.20%) Test Automation
10 4 (8.16%) Artificial Intelligence
10 4 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (8.16%) Robotic Process Automation
11 3 (6.12%) Benchmarking
11 3 (6.12%) High Availability
11 3 (6.12%) Load Testing
11 3 (6.12%) Logistics
11 3 (6.12%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 36 (73.47%) Python
2 26 (53.06%) Ruby
3 25 (51.02%) Bash Shell
4 13 (26.53%) Java
5 6 (12.24%) SQL
6 4 (8.16%) Bourne shell
6 4 (8.16%) Korn
6 4 (8.16%) Perl
6 4 (8.16%) PowerShell
7 3 (6.12%) C++
7 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (34.69%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 24 (48.98%) Docker
2 4 (8.16%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.04%) vSphere
4 1 (2.04%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 26 (53.06%) Ansible
2 24 (48.98%) Puppet
3 19 (38.78%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (32.65%) Terraform
5 9 (18.37%) Kubernetes
6 5 (10.20%) Graphite
6 5 (10.20%) Prometheus
7 3 (6.12%) Cobbler
7 3 (6.12%) Packer
7 3 (6.12%) Salt
8 2 (4.08%) Nagios
9 1 (2.04%) Rundeck
9 1 (2.04%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) VMware
2 8 (16.33%) Red Hat
3 6 (12.24%) Google
4 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.16%) Blue Prism
6 3 (6.12%) SaltStack
7 1 (2.04%) hybris
7 1 (2.04%) NetApp
7 1 (2.04%) New Relic
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle
7 1 (2.04%) SAP
7 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.04%) Zend