Period
to 22 October 2019

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 22 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Manchester > Salford
6 months to
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 15 10
Rank change year-on-year -9 -5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 14 20 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Salford 7.29% 10.15% 10.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.82% 44.44% 35.90%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 14
Salford median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% -2.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £51,250 £21,250 £32,875
90th Percentile £57,500 £63,750 £68,875
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -

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 44 45 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Salford 22.92% 22.84% 28.68%
Number of salaries quoted 28 39 35
Salford median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% - -
10th Percentile £27,050 £22,250 £18,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £50,250 £65,250
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 22 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Linux in Salford

For the 6 months to 22 October 2019, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Salford region with a requirement for Linux.

1 13 (92.86%) Red Hat
1 13 (92.86%) DevOps
2 12 (85.71%) Test Automation
3 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (57.14%) CentOS
3 8 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (57.14%) Java EE
3 8 (57.14%) JIRA
3 8 (57.14%) Scrum
3 8 (57.14%) C++
3 8 (57.14%) Java
3 8 (57.14%) Python
3 8 (57.14%) Ansible
3 8 (57.14%) Docker
3 8 (57.14%) Confluence
3 8 (57.14%) Jenkins
4 7 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (50.00%) Bitbucket
4 7 (50.00%) Bitbucket Server
4 7 (50.00%) JUnit
4 7 (50.00%) Wiki
4 7 (50.00%) Selenium
4 7 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (35.71%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (35.71%) AWS
5 5 (35.71%) Identity Management
5 5 (35.71%) Debian
5 5 (35.71%) Shell Script
5 5 (35.71%) Web Services
5 5 (35.71%) Deployment Automation

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 8 (57.14%) Confluence
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (35.71%) AWS
1 5 (35.71%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (7.14%) Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Jenkins
1 8 (57.14%) JIRA
2 7 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 7 (50.00%) Bitbucket Server
2 7 (50.00%) JUnit
2 7 (50.00%) Selenium
3 1 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) Java EE
2 5 (35.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) CentOS
1 8 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Debian
3 1 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) DevOps
2 12 (85.71%) Test Automation
3 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (57.14%) Scrum
4 7 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (35.71%) Deployment Automation
5 5 (35.71%) Identity Management
6 1 (7.14%) Architectural Design
6 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure as Code
6 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) Line Management
6 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.14%) Open Source
6 1 (7.14%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 1 (7.14%) Server Management
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) C++
1 8 (57.14%) Java
1 8 (57.14%) Python
2 5 (35.71%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.14%) C
3 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Docker
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) Ansible
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.14%) CyberArk
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft