The first table below looks at the demand for UNIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Bolton region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 33 27 30
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 3 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 1.90% 6.55% 3.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 26.83% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 6
Average salary £25,000 £45,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.44% +87.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Operating Systems Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
15 41 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 9.49% 24.40% 25.48%
Number of salaries quoted 14 36 35
Average salary £19,500 £45,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-56.66% +63.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,300 £28,600 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £42,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
UNIX
Manchester

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing UNIX across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

UNIX
Salary Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing UNIX across the Bolton region.

UNIX Salary Trend in Bolton

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX.

1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) VMware
3 6 (54.55%) Oracle
3 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
5 4 (36.36%) Linux
5 4 (36.36%) MS Office
6 3 (27.27%) ITIL
6 3 (27.27%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Software Deployment
6 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
7 2 (18.18%) Degree
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
7 2 (18.18%) iSeries
7 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
7 2 (18.18%) Novell
7 2 (18.18%) Pegasus
7 2 (18.18%) Lotus
7 2 (18.18%) Sage
7 2 (18.18%) AS400
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (18.18%) IBM Notes
7 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
7 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
7 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
7 2 (18.18%) IBM
7 2 (18.18%) Active Directory

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) IBM Notes
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) TestDirector
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Oracle Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) Field Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) iSeries
1 2 (18.18%) AS400
2 1 (9.09%) Smartcard
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
1 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
1 3 (27.27%) Software Deployment
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
2 1 (9.09%) Load Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Novell
4 2 (18.18%) Pegasus
4 2 (18.18%) Lotus
4 2 (18.18%) Sage
4 2 (18.18%) IBM
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix