The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 34 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 2 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 1.31% 7.60% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.55% 24.07% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 0
Average salary £32,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UNIX
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bolton region.

Operating Systems Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
44 54 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 28.76% 31.58% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 35 52 11
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +36.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,400 £15,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £35,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 24 April 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Korn
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (33.33%) iSeries
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) ClearCase
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) IBM

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) ClearCase
1 1 (33.33%) TestDirector
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Smartcard
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) iSeries
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Korn
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Lotus