The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Salford with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Manchester / Salford
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 7 8
Rank change year-on-year -9 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Salford 5.48% 19.35% 17.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.67% 66.67% 70.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 9
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £35,000 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £35,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Salford with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Salford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 15 9 17
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Salford 20.55% 29.03% 25.37%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 13
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +23.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £35,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Salford citing Linux as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Salford

Linux
Salary Trend in Salford

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

Salary trend for Linux in Salford

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Salford region with a requirement for Linux.

1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) MySQL
2 5 (45.45%) VoIP
3 4 (36.36%) WAN
3 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 4 (36.36%) VPN
3 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
3 4 (36.36%) Unix
3 4 (36.36%) Firewall
3 4 (36.36%) LAN
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
4 3 (27.27%) Nagios
4 3 (27.27%) Python
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 3 (27.27%) DNS
4 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (27.27%) CentOS
4 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (18.18%) Splunk
5 2 (18.18%) ArcSight
5 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
5 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (18.18%) Data Analytics
5 2 (18.18%) Analytics
5 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
5 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (18.18%) Microservices
5 2 (18.18%) Patch Management

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Salford 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 2 (18.18%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) Drupal
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (9.09%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (9.09%) IaaS
2 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) VoIP
2 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) LAN
2 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 4 (36.36%) VPN
2 4 (36.36%) WAN
3 3 (27.27%) DNS
4 2 (18.18%) Internet
4 2 (18.18%) SAN
5 1 (9.09%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) MySQL
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
2 1 (9.09%) Gatling
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) GoCD
2 1 (9.09%) Grunt
2 1 (9.09%) gulp
2 1 (9.09%) PhpStorm
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) IT Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Operations Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Security Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Security Operations Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Voice Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Voice Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Storage Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Implementation Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) LAMP
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) LESS
2 1 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (9.09%) Sass
2 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Cyber Attack
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
1 2 (18.18%) Replication
1 2 (18.18%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Unix
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 3 (27.27%) CentOS
4 2 (18.18%) Debian
5 1 (9.09%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (18.18%) Analytics
1 2 (18.18%) Case Management
1 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (18.18%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (18.18%) Data Analytics
1 2 (18.18%) Forensic Analysis
1 2 (18.18%) Information Security
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
1 2 (18.18%) Microservices
1 2 (18.18%) Patch Management
1 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
1 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (18.18%) Security Monitoring
1 2 (18.18%) Security Operations
1 2 (18.18%) Threat Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) AWS Certification
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Docker
2 1 (9.09%) OpenSIPS
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Nagios
2 2 (18.18%) Cacti
2 2 (18.18%) Nessus
2 2 (18.18%) Nexpose
2 2 (18.18%) Nmap
2 2 (18.18%) QRadar
3 1 (9.09%) Kubernetes
3 1 (9.09%) Plesk
3 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
1 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Apple
2 2 (18.18%) ArcSight
2 2 (18.18%) Intel
2 2 (18.18%) McAfee
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) NetWitness
2 2 (18.18%) Qualys
2 2 (18.18%) Splunk
3 1 (9.09%) Brocade
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) EMC
3 1 (9.09%) NetApp
Salford, Lancashire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits and incentives.
Posted: 2 days ago