The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 69 52 37
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -15
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 132 167 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.25% 4.33% 6.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.72% 16.45% 23.46%
Number of salaries quoted 127 141 175
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,227 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,100 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
UNIX
North West

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

Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
962 1015 989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.65% 26.31% 26.27%
Number of salaries quoted 791 880 833
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% +7.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,700 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

UNIX
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

UNIX Salary Trend in Manchester

UNIX
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Manchester

UNIX
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham +14 16 £46,000 +15.00% 2
Stockport -2 4 £22,500 -15.09% 2
Rochdale - 4 £48,000 -
Cheadle +4 2 - -
UNIX
North West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

1 179 (59.47%) Linux
2 133 (44.19%) Java
3 128 (42.52%) Windows
4 120 (39.87%) SQL
5 115 (38.21%) Oracle
6 105 (34.88%) Finance
7 55 (18.27%) Shell Script
7 55 (18.27%) HTML
7 55 (18.27%) ITIL
8 54 (17.94%) Degree
9 51 (16.94%) Relational Database
10 50 (16.61%) JavaScript
11 40 (13.29%) Microsoft
12 37 (12.29%) Oracle Database
13 36 (11.96%) SQL Server
14 34 (11.30%) J2EE
14 34 (11.30%) CSS
14 34 (11.30%) Problem Management
15 33 (10.96%) Java EE
15 33 (10.96%) XML
16 32 (10.63%) WebLogic
17 31 (10.30%) Perl
18 27 (8.97%) Middleware
18 27 (8.97%) Windows Server 2003
18 27 (8.97%) Retail
19 26 (8.64%) MySQL
20 25 (8.31%) OO
20 25 (8.31%) Agile Software Development
20 25 (8.31%) Banking
21 24 (7.97%) Tomcat

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 32 (10.63%) WebLogic
2 24 (7.97%) Tomcat
3 20 (6.64%) Apache
4 18 (5.98%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
5 16 (5.32%) TIBCO EMS
6 13 (4.32%) WebSphere
7 11 (3.65%) MS Exchange
8 9 (2.99%) SAS
9 5 (1.66%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (1.33%) IBM HTTP Server
10 4 (1.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 3 (1.00%) SharePoint
11 3 (1.00%) nginx
12 2 (0.66%) ArchestrA
12 2 (0.66%) Confluence
12 2 (0.66%) CICS
13 1 (0.33%) IIS
13 1 (0.33%) Node.js
13 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 18 (5.98%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.33%) MS Office
3 1 (0.33%) MS Project
3 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (5.98%) TIBCO iProcess
1 18 (5.98%) BusinessWorks
2 16 (5.32%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
3 1 (0.33%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.33%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.66%) Office 365
2 7 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.66%) SaaS
4 1 (0.33%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.65%) LAN
1 17 (5.65%) WAN
2 15 (4.98%) Firewall
3 9 (2.99%) SAN
3 9 (2.99%) Internet
3 9 (2.99%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.99%) VPN
4 7 (2.33%) DNS
5 5 (1.66%) FTP
6 4 (1.33%) Network Security
6 4 (1.33%) MPLS
6 4 (1.33%) HTTP
7 3 (1.00%) SSL
7 3 (1.00%) LDAP
7 3 (1.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.33%) VoIP
8 1 (0.33%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.33%) IPv4
8 1 (0.33%) IPv6
8 1 (0.33%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (16.94%) Relational Database
2 37 (12.29%) Oracle Database
3 36 (11.96%) SQL Server
4 26 (8.64%) MySQL
5 15 (4.98%) Oracle Database 11g
6 14 (4.65%) Oracle Database 10g
6 14 (4.65%) Oracle Reports
7 11 (3.65%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.66%) Sybase ASA
8 5 (1.66%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 4 (1.33%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (1.33%) DB2
9 4 (1.33%) Data Mining
9 4 (1.33%) OLTP
9 4 (1.33%) Oracle Discoverer
10 3 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.00%) DataStage
10 3 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (6.98%) Eclipse
1 21 (6.98%) Ant
2 16 (5.32%) Jenkins
2 16 (5.32%) Git (software)
3 12 (3.99%) Maven
4 8 (2.66%) JUnit
5 6 (1.99%) Hudson
5 6 (1.99%) Gerrit
5 6 (1.99%) Mockito
6 4 (1.33%) SoapUI
6 4 (1.33%) Subversion
6 4 (1.33%) Log4j
6 4 (1.33%) ERwin
6 4 (1.33%) Toad
7 2 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.66%) JIRA
8 1 (0.33%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (0.33%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 105 (34.88%) Finance
2 27 (8.97%) Retail
3 25 (8.31%) Banking
4 18 (5.98%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.99%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.33%) Games
7 3 (1.00%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.33%) Back Office
8 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.33%) Billing
8 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.33%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (24.25%) Developer
2 38 (12.62%) Analyst
3 36 (11.96%) Support Engineer
4 28 (9.30%) Applications Support
5 27 (8.97%) Administrator
6 24 (7.97%) Java Developer
7 22 (7.31%) Team Leader
7 22 (7.31%) Support Analyst
8 18 (5.98%) Linux Engineer
9 17 (5.65%) DBA
9 17 (5.65%) Linux Support
10 16 (5.32%) Consultant
11 15 (4.98%) Linux Support Engineer
12 14 (4.65%) Applications Support Engineer
12 14 (4.65%) Software Developer
13 13 (4.32%) UNIX Support
14 12 (3.99%) Linux Administrator
14 12 (3.99%) Oracle DBA
14 12 (3.99%) Applications Support Analyst
15 11 (3.65%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (18.27%) HTML
2 34 (11.30%) J2EE
2 34 (11.30%) CSS
3 33 (10.96%) Java EE
3 33 (10.96%) XML
4 27 (8.97%) Middleware
5 23 (7.64%) EJB
6 22 (7.31%) Web Services
7 18 (5.98%) Spring
8 16 (5.32%) Java SE
8 16 (5.32%) Rendezvous
9 15 (4.98%) Hibernate
10 13 (4.32%) .NET
10 13 (4.32%) jQuery
11 10 (3.32%) JDBC
11 10 (3.32%) WSDL
12 9 (2.99%) SOAP
12 9 (2.99%) Swing
12 9 (2.99%) LAMP
12 9 (2.99%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.31%) Computer Science
2 17 (5.65%) Mainframe
3 13 (4.32%) Mathematics
4 11 (3.65%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.66%) Tandem
5 8 (2.66%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.33%) IBM Mainframe
7 6 (1.99%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.66%) Clustering
9 4 (1.33%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.33%) Online Games
9 4 (1.33%) Physics
9 4 (1.33%) Cryptography
10 3 (1.00%) Replication
10 3 (1.00%) Economics
10 3 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.66%) Open Source
11 2 (0.66%) PDA
12 1 (0.33%) Firmware
12 1 (0.33%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 179 (59.47%) Linux
2 128 (42.52%) Windows
3 27 (8.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (7.64%) Solaris
4 23 (7.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (6.98%) AIX
6 15 (4.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (2.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.99%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.99%) HPUX
9 5 (1.66%) Windows XP
9 5 (1.66%) Windows Vista
9 5 (1.66%) CentOS
9 5 (1.66%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.00%) Fedora
10 3 (1.00%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.66%) SUSE
12 1 (0.33%) VMS
12 1 (0.33%) OS/400
12 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (18.27%) ITIL
2 34 (11.30%) Problem Management
3 25 (8.31%) OO
3 25 (8.31%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (6.98%) Change Management
5 19 (6.31%) Project Management
6 17 (5.65%) Software Testing
7 16 (5.32%) OOA/OOD
8 15 (4.98%) Performance Tuning
9 14 (4.65%) Software Engineering
9 14 (4.65%) OOD
10 13 (4.32%) PRINCE2
10 13 (4.32%) Service Delivery
11 12 (3.99%) Capacity Planning
11 12 (3.99%) Service Management
11 12 (3.99%) Information Security
12 11 (3.65%) E-Commerce
12 11 (3.65%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (3.65%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (3.32%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 133 (44.19%) Java
2 120 (39.87%) SQL
3 55 (18.27%) Shell Script
4 50 (16.61%) JavaScript
5 31 (10.30%) Perl
6 20 (6.64%) C#
7 17 (5.65%) PHP
8 16 (5.32%) PL/SQL
8 16 (5.32%) C
9 13 (4.32%) Ruby
10 12 (3.99%) Python
11 9 (2.99%) Prolog
12 8 (2.66%) Jython
13 6 (1.99%) XPath
14 4 (1.33%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.33%) Delphi
15 3 (1.00%) C++
15 3 (1.00%) JCL
15 3 (1.00%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.66%) Scala
Qualifications
1 54 (17.94%) Degree
2 12 (3.99%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (1.99%) HND
4 5 (1.66%) ISEB
4 5 (1.66%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.33%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.66%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.33%) OCP
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.33%) CISA
7 1 (0.33%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.99%) SLA
2 8 (2.66%) QA
3 7 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.33%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.66%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (6.31%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.66%) XenApp
2 8 (2.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 8 (2.66%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (2.66%) MetaFrame
3 3 (1.00%) KVM
4 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.33%) Nmap
4 1 (0.33%) Varnish
4 1 (0.33%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.33%) Docker
4 1 (0.33%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 9 (2.99%) Puppet
2 6 (1.99%) Data Guard
3 4 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.33%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.66%) Ansible
4 2 (0.66%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.66%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (0.66%) CA Wily
4 2 (0.66%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.66%) TIBCO Hawk
4 2 (0.66%) Nagios
5 1 (0.33%) Nessus
5 1 (0.33%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.33%) YUM
5 1 (0.33%) logstash
Vendors
1 115 (38.21%) Oracle
2 40 (13.29%) Microsoft
3 22 (7.31%) Red Hat
4 18 (5.98%) TIBCO
4 18 (5.98%) VMware
5 17 (5.65%) Citrix
6 15 (4.98%) IBM
7 11 (3.65%) Sybase
8 10 (3.32%) EMC
9 9 (2.99%) HP
9 9 (2.99%) Teradata
9 9 (2.99%) Sencha
10 8 (2.66%) AppSense
11 5 (1.66%) Cisco
11 5 (1.66%) Juniper
11 5 (1.66%) Axway
12 4 (1.33%) Actimize
12 4 (1.33%) Sophos
12 4 (1.33%) Veritas
13 3 (1.00%) Pegasus
Salford, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + generous bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Hudson - London
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + pension & healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Greater Manchester (M1)
Guru Careers
Salary: £20-24k (DOE) + Benefits.
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Volt
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Subject to experience
Posted: 16 days ago
Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago