Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Manchester > Salford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 2 5
Rank change year-on-year -8 +3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 15 22 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Salford 12.20% 26.19% 20.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.46% 57.89% 63.16%
Number of salaries quoted 15 22 26
Salford median annual salary £45,000 £38,250 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +5.52% -3.33%
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,285 £29,500
90th Percentile £68,500 £50,000 £52,500
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Salford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 39 38 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Salford 31.71% 45.24% 31.93%
Number of salaries quoted 37 38 35
Salford median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £18,500 £25,875 £22,200
90th Percentile £64,750 £50,000 £52,950
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Salford.

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
Salary Histogram in Salford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Salford over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Salford

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 12 (80.00%) DevOps
2 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) CentOS
3 7 (46.67%) C++
3 7 (46.67%) Java
3 7 (46.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (40.00%) Kubernetes
4 6 (40.00%) Docker
5 5 (33.33%) Microservices
5 5 (33.33%) Puppet
5 5 (33.33%) C
5 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 5 (33.33%) Debian
5 5 (33.33%) Scrum
6 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
6 4 (26.67%) SQL
6 4 (26.67%) MySQL
6 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
6 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
6 4 (26.67%) OpenShift
7 3 (20.00%) Ansible
7 3 (20.00%) Vagrant
7 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (20.00%) Redis
7 3 (20.00%) vCloud
7 3 (20.00%) REST
7 3 (20.00%) Salt
7 3 (20.00%) TDD
7 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (26.67%) OpenShift
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon Kinesis
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (13.33%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (13.33%) SaaS
2 2 (13.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
1 2 (13.33%) LAN
1 2 (13.33%) SAN
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (13.33%) VoIP
1 2 (13.33%) VPN
1 2 (13.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) MySQL
2 3 (20.00%) Redis
3 2 (13.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (20.00%) Vagrant
3 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (13.33%) GoCD
General
1 3 (20.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Automation Tester
1 4 (26.67%) Software Tester
1 4 (26.67%) Tester
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Tester
3 2 (13.33%) IT Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Voice Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Cloud Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps Manager
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) JMS
1 3 (20.00%) REST
2 2 (13.33%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (13.33%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (13.33%) Replication
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) CentOS
2 5 (33.33%) Debian
3 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (13.33%) Data ONTAP
4 2 (13.33%) Windows
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) DevOps
2 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 5 (33.33%) Microservices
4 5 (33.33%) Scrum
5 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
6 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (20.00%) OO
6 3 (20.00%) OOP
6 3 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (20.00%) TDD
7 2 (13.33%) Analytics
7 2 (13.33%) Biometrics
7 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (13.33%) Digital Analytics
7 2 (13.33%) People Management
7 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
7 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C++
1 7 (46.67%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) C
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) C#
5 2 (13.33%) Python
6 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Docker
2 3 (20.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Kubernetes
2 5 (33.33%) Puppet
3 3 (20.00%) Ansible
3 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (20.00%) Salt
4 2 (13.33%) Cacti
4 2 (13.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) NetApp
2 2 (13.33%) VMware