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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Manchester / Salford
Rank 12 10 9
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 7 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Salford 9.72% 6.67% 15.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.67% 16.67% 57.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 8
Median salary £37,747 - £35,750
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 - £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,899 - £43,000
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 12 19
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Salford 20.83% 40.00% 27.14%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 14
Median salary £37,747 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.63% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £20,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £43,000 £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

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 8 (50.00%) Unix
1 8 (50.00%) Python
2 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Perl
2 7 (43.75%) VMware
3 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (31.25%) PHP
3 5 (31.25%) MySQL
4 4 (25.00%) HTML
4 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) Apache
4 4 (25.00%) DNS
4 4 (25.00%) SAN
4 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (25.00%) Nagios
4 4 (25.00%) CentOS
5 3 (18.75%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
5 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
5 3 (18.75%) Ruby
5 3 (18.75%) Debian
5 3 (18.75%) VPN
5 3 (18.75%) VoIP
6 2 (12.50%) WAN
6 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 2 (12.50%) LAN
6 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 2 (12.50%) Intel
6 2 (12.50%) Java

Linux
Top Related 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 4 (25.00%) Apache
2 2 (12.50%) nginx
3 1 (6.25%) Drupal
3 1 (6.25%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) GitHub
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (6.25%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) DNS
1 4 (25.00%) SAN
2 3 (18.75%) VoIP
2 3 (18.75%) VPN
3 2 (12.50%) Firewall
3 2 (12.50%) Internet
3 2 (12.50%) LAN
3 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (6.25%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (6.25%) LDAP
4 1 (6.25%) NAS
4 1 (6.25%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (12.50%) Subversion
3 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
3 1 (6.25%) Gatling
3 1 (6.25%) GoCD
3 1 (6.25%) Grunt
3 1 (6.25%) gulp
3 1 (6.25%) PhpStorm
3 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Product Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Products Support Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Security Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Security Operations Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Support Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (12.50%) LAMP
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) HTML5
3 1 (6.25%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) LESS
3 1 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (6.25%) Sass
3 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) Clustering
1 2 (12.50%) Cyber Attack
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 2 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Unix
2 7 (43.75%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) CentOS
4 3 (18.75%) Debian
5 2 (12.50%) Solaris
5 2 (12.50%) Ubuntu
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.25%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) Analytics
2 2 (12.50%) Case Management
2 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (12.50%) Data Analytics
2 2 (12.50%) Forensic Analysis
2 2 (12.50%) High Availability
2 2 (12.50%) Information Security
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Microservices
2 2 (12.50%) Open Source
2 2 (12.50%) Patch Management
2 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
2 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (12.50%) Security Monitoring
2 2 (12.50%) Security Operations
2 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Python
2 7 (43.75%) Perl
3 5 (31.25%) PHP
4 4 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
5 3 (18.75%) Ruby
6 2 (12.50%) Java
6 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) AWS Certification
2 1 (6.25%) CCNP
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (12.50%) Postfix
2 2 (12.50%) qmail
2 2 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (6.25%) Docker
3 1 (6.25%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Nagios
2 2 (12.50%) Nessus
2 2 (12.50%) Nexpose
2 2 (12.50%) Nmap
2 2 (12.50%) Puppet
2 2 (12.50%) QRadar
2 2 (12.50%) SCOM
3 1 (6.25%) Ansible
3 1 (6.25%) Kubernetes
3 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (6.25%) Plesk
3 1 (6.25%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) VMware
2 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (12.50%) Apple
3 2 (12.50%) ArcSight
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 2 (12.50%) Intel
3 2 (12.50%) Intel Security
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) NetApp
3 2 (12.50%) NetWitness
3 2 (12.50%) Qualys
3 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
3 2 (12.50%) Splunk
4 1 (6.25%) AppDynamics
4 1 (6.25%) Brocade
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Pega
4 1 (6.25%) SaltStack
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitive, plus benefits and annual bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Salford
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago