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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank - 28 25
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 0 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton - 7.39% 3.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 29.55% 15.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 5
Average salary - £45,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +87.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -1.23%
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
8 44 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 5.59% 25.00% 25.78%
Number of salaries quoted 6 42 28
Average salary £20,000 £45,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-55.55% +87.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 21 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Novell
2 2 (66.67%) Pegasus
2 2 (66.67%) Sage
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Smartcard
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Back Office
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Field Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Smartcard
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Novell
1 2 (66.67%) Pegasus
1 2 (66.67%) Sage
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle