Period
to 15 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Linux/Unix DevOps was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

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
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 242 229 270
Rank change year-on-year -13 +41 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux/Unix DevOps 35 55 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.53% 0.75% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.77% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 23 50 17
Manchester median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +16.67% +50.00%
10th Percentile £50,000 £38,975 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,000 £69,250
North West median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +26.32% +5.56% +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 6,377 7,163 7,349
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.48% 97.05% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5,355 5,969 6,308
Manchester median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 2019, 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 35 (100.00%) Linux
1 35 (100.00%) DevOps
2 29 (82.86%) Python
3 26 (74.29%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (71.43%) Bash Shell
5 20 (57.14%) Unix
5 20 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (54.29%) Docker
6 19 (54.29%) Open Source
7 18 (51.43%) Jenkins
8 16 (45.71%) AWS Certification
8 16 (45.71%) Ansible
8 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (40.00%) Ruby
9 14 (40.00%) Java
9 14 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
9 14 (40.00%) Puppet
9 14 (40.00%) Deployment Automation
10 13 (37.14%) Configuration Management
11 11 (31.43%) Apache
11 11 (31.43%) Finance
11 11 (31.43%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (28.57%) Confluence
12 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
12 10 (28.57%) JIRA
13 9 (25.71%) Scrum
13 9 (25.71%) Red Hat
13 9 (25.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (22.86%) CentOS
14 8 (22.86%) SaaS

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 11 (31.43%) Apache
2 10 (28.57%) Confluence
3 2 (5.71%) Apache Solr
3 2 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.86%) CloudStack
4 1 (2.86%) JBoss
4 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 26 (74.29%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (22.86%) IaaS
3 8 (22.86%) SaaS
4 6 (17.14%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (17.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) DNS
1 5 (14.29%) Internet
1 5 (14.29%) SSL
2 1 (2.86%) LAN
2 1 (2.86%) SAN
2 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 5 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.71%) MySQL
2 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (51.43%) Jenkins
2 10 (28.57%) JIRA
3 8 (22.86%) Sonatype Nexus
4 6 (17.14%) CircleCI
4 6 (17.14%) Codeship
4 6 (17.14%) TeamCity
5 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.86%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.86%) eggPlant
6 1 (2.86%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) Java EE
2 2 (5.71%) CSS
2 2 (5.71%) Django
2 2 (5.71%) HTML
2 2 (5.71%) LAMP
2 2 (5.71%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (2.86%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Public Cloud
2 2 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (57.14%) Unix
3 9 (25.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (22.86%) CentOS
5 2 (5.71%) Windows
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) DevOps
2 20 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (54.29%) Open Source
4 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (40.00%) Deployment Automation
6 13 (37.14%) Configuration Management
7 11 (31.43%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (25.71%) Scrum
9 8 (22.86%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (22.86%) Logistics
9 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
10 6 (17.14%) Load Balancing
11 5 (14.29%) Benchmarking
11 5 (14.29%) Load Testing
12 3 (8.57%) Server Management
13 2 (5.71%) API Integration
13 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
13 2 (5.71%) Microservices
13 2 (5.71%) Software Architecture
13 2 (5.71%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 29 (82.86%) Python
2 25 (71.43%) Bash Shell
3 14 (40.00%) Java
3 14 (40.00%) Ruby
4 8 (22.86%) C++
5 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (17.14%) Perl
7 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.86%) R
8 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (45.71%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 19 (54.29%) Docker
2 2 (5.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (2.86%) vSphere
3 1 (2.86%) Xen
3 1 (2.86%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (45.71%) Ansible
2 14 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (40.00%) Puppet
3 8 (22.86%) Kubernetes
4 6 (17.14%) CFEngine
5 3 (8.57%) Cobbler
6 1 (2.86%) Nessus
6 1 (2.86%) Salt
6 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Red Hat
2 8 (22.86%) Atlassian
3 6 (17.14%) Google
4 1 (2.86%) EnterpriseDB
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) VMware