The median annual salary for a Senior Linux Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Senior Linux Engineer
North West / Manchester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 200 179 182
Rank change year-on-year -21 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 15 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.36% 0.058% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.059% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 4
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% -5.26%  
UK excluding London median salary £51,500 £60,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -14.16% +26.31%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4124 3388 3249
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.86% 98.12% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3531 2916 2705
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester that featured Senior Linux Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Linux Engineer in Manchester

Senior Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Senior Linux Engineer in Manchester

Senior Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Linux Engineer in Manchester over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Linux Engineer in Manchester

Senior Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Senior Linux Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring Senior Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (63.64%) Java
3 13 (59.09%) C
3 13 (59.09%) C++
3 13 (59.09%) Software Engineering
4 10 (45.45%) Windows
5 9 (40.91%) Open Source Development
5 9 (40.91%) Open Source
5 9 (40.91%) NoSQL
5 9 (40.91%) SQL
5 9 (40.91%) Scrum
5 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (40.91%) TDD
5 9 (40.91%) Kanban
5 9 (40.91%) Subversion
5 9 (40.91%) Git (software)
6 8 (36.36%) VMware
6 8 (36.36%) Python
6 8 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
8 6 (27.27%) Load Testing
8 6 (27.27%) Ruby
8 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
8 6 (27.27%) Web Services
8 6 (27.27%) Internet
8 6 (27.27%) Capacity Management
8 6 (27.27%) Performance Analysis
8 6 (27.27%) Mentoring
8 6 (27.27%) Customer Requirements

Senior Linux Engineer 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 1 (4.55%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (9.09%) Amazon S3
3 2 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) Internet
2 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
3 4 (18.18%) RS-232
4 2 (9.09%) Firewall
4 2 (9.09%) WAN
5 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Git (software)
1 9 (40.91%) Subversion
2 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (18.18%) Electronics
1 4 (18.18%) Games
1 4 (18.18%) Legal
1 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Web Services
2 4 (18.18%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.55%) iPad
1 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (45.45%) Windows
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 2 (9.09%) CentOS
4 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Software Engineering
2 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Kanban
2 9 (40.91%) Open Source
2 9 (40.91%) Open Source Development
2 9 (40.91%) Scrum
2 9 (40.91%) TDD
3 6 (27.27%) Capacity Management
3 6 (27.27%) Customer Requirements
3 6 (27.27%) Load Testing
3 6 (27.27%) Mentoring
3 6 (27.27%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (18.18%) API Design
4 4 (18.18%) Embedded Software Development
4 4 (18.18%) Web Application Development
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.09%) DevOps
5 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) Java
2 13 (59.09%) C
2 13 (59.09%) C++
3 9 (40.91%) SQL
4 8 (36.36%) Python
5 6 (27.27%) Ruby
6 5 (22.73%) Perl
7 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
8 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
9 1 (4.55%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 4 (18.18%) Firmware
3 4 (18.18%) vCloud
4 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Ansible
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) VMware
2 4 (18.18%) Freescale
3 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.55%) Rackspace