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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 81 46 44
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -2
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 111 195 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.83% 5.16% 5.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.23% 20.42% 20.35%
Number of salaries quoted 93 164 201
Average salary £36,000 £39,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
988 955 1081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 25.22% 25.26% 26.96%
Number of salaries quoted 836 822 945
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 2015. 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
Stockport +3 25 £34,500 +72.50% 3
Altrincham +4 7 £45,000 +42.85% 1
Wigan - 6 £42,500 -
Oldham - 4 £35,500 -
Sale +3 1 £35,000 -6.66%
UNIX
North West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

1 133 (55.42%) Linux
2 113 (47.08%) Windows
3 95 (39.58%) Oracle
4 92 (38.33%) Java
5 69 (28.75%) SQL
6 62 (25.83%) Degree
7 60 (25.00%) Finance
8 55 (22.92%) SOAP
8 55 (22.92%) XML
9 48 (20.00%) Software Engineering
10 46 (19.17%) SQL Server
11 45 (18.75%) OO
12 39 (16.25%) ITIL
12 39 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
12 39 (16.25%) Relational Database
13 37 (15.42%) Web Services
14 36 (15.00%) JMS
14 36 (15.00%) Retail
14 36 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
15 35 (14.58%) JavaScript
16 32 (13.33%) VMware
16 32 (13.33%) C++
17 31 (12.92%) Oracle Database
18 30 (12.50%) Microsoft
19 29 (12.08%) HTML
20 28 (11.67%) Middleware
21 27 (11.25%) Servlets
21 27 (11.25%) Eclipse
21 27 (11.25%) WSDL
21 27 (11.25%) JSON

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 24 (10.00%) Apache
2 20 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 19 (7.92%) WebLogic
4 13 (5.42%) GlassFish
5 8 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (3.33%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.92%) JBoss
7 6 (2.50%) IIS
8 5 (2.08%) IBM Notes
8 5 (2.08%) Lotus Domino
9 4 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (1.25%) nginx
10 3 (1.25%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.42%) CloudStack
12 1 (0.42%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (6.25%) MS Office
2 8 (3.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.42%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.08%) Office 365
2 3 (1.25%) Amazon S3
2 3 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.42%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.50%) Internet
2 14 (5.83%) SAN
3 11 (4.58%) Firewall
3 11 (4.58%) WAN
4 5 (2.08%) LAN
4 5 (2.08%) HTTP
4 5 (2.08%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.08%) DNS
4 5 (2.08%) NetScaler
4 5 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (1.67%) Network Security
5 4 (1.67%) SSL
5 4 (1.67%) DMZ
6 3 (1.25%) DHCP
6 3 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.83%) NAS
7 2 (0.83%) SNMP
8 1 (0.42%) VPN
8 1 (0.42%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.42%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (19.17%) SQL Server
2 39 (16.25%) Relational Database
3 31 (12.92%) Oracle Database
4 17 (7.08%) MySQL
4 17 (7.08%) RDBMS
5 16 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
6 12 (5.00%) OLTP
7 10 (4.17%) Ingres
8 9 (3.75%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (2.92%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (2.08%) DB2
12 5 (2.08%) DB2 UDB
13 3 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (1.25%) Data Mining
13 3 (1.25%) Hadoop
14 2 (0.83%) Big Data
14 2 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 27 (11.25%) Eclipse
2 23 (9.58%) JUnit
3 22 (9.17%) Maven
4 14 (5.83%) Ant
4 14 (5.83%) Subversion
5 10 (4.17%) Git (software)
6 9 (3.75%) Redmine
7 6 (2.50%) SoapUI
7 6 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (1.25%) FitNesse
8 3 (1.25%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.25%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.83%) QUnit
9 2 (0.83%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.83%) Gradle
9 2 (0.83%) Mocha
9 2 (0.83%) Gerrit
9 2 (0.83%) Selenium
9 2 (0.83%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.42%) Toad
General
1 60 (25.00%) Finance
2 36 (15.00%) Retail
3 25 (10.42%) Banking
4 9 (3.75%) Games
5 5 (2.08%) Marketing
6 4 (1.67%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.25%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.25%) Billing
8 2 (0.83%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.83%) iGaming
8 2 (0.83%) Law
9 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.42%) Advertising
9 1 (0.42%) Arabic Language
9 1 (0.42%) French Language
9 1 (0.42%) German Language
Job Titles
1 62 (25.83%) Developer
2 35 (14.58%) Software Engineer
3 31 (12.92%) Java Developer
4 21 (8.75%) Architect
5 19 (7.92%) DBA
6 18 (7.50%) Analyst
7 14 (5.83%) Support Engineer
7 14 (5.83%) Oracle DBA
8 13 (5.42%) Infrastructure Architect
8 13 (5.42%) Support Analyst
9 12 (5.00%) Infrastructure Designer
9 12 (5.00%) Designer
10 11 (4.58%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 9 (3.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 9 (3.75%) 3rd Line Support
11 9 (3.75%) Technical Engineer
12 8 (3.33%) Server Engineer
12 8 (3.33%) Server Support Engineer
12 8 (3.33%) Team Leader
12 8 (3.33%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (22.92%) SOAP
1 55 (22.92%) XML
2 37 (15.42%) Web Services
3 36 (15.00%) JMS
4 29 (12.08%) HTML
5 28 (11.67%) Middleware
6 27 (11.25%) JSON
6 27 (11.25%) Servlets
6 27 (11.25%) WSDL
7 25 (10.42%) J2EE
8 22 (9.17%) Java EE
8 22 (9.17%) Hibernate
8 22 (9.17%) Spring
9 21 (8.75%) ActiveMQ
9 21 (8.75%) CSS
9 21 (8.75%) RabbitMQ
10 20 (8.33%) REST
11 13 (5.42%) EJB
12 12 (5.00%) JDBC
12 12 (5.00%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 36 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (10.42%) Mainframe
3 18 (7.50%) Computer Science
4 13 (5.42%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (5.00%) IBM Mainframe
5 12 (5.00%) Tandem
6 10 (4.17%) Mobile App
7 9 (3.75%) Online Games
8 7 (2.92%) Mathematics
8 7 (2.92%) Physics
9 5 (2.08%) Management Information System
9 5 (2.08%) User Experience
10 4 (1.67%) Statistics
11 3 (1.25%) GIS
11 3 (1.25%) Open Source
12 2 (0.83%) Clustering
12 2 (0.83%) Telematics
12 2 (0.83%) Visualisation
13 1 (0.42%) Life Science
13 1 (0.42%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 133 (55.42%) Linux
2 113 (47.08%) Windows
3 22 (9.17%) Solaris
4 18 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (5.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (2.92%) AIX
8 6 (2.50%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (2.08%) CentOS
9 5 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (2.08%) Ubuntu
9 5 (2.08%) Android
9 5 (2.08%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.83%) HPUX
10 2 (0.83%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.83%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.83%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.42%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.42%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 45 (18.75%) OO
3 39 (16.25%) ITIL
3 39 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (8.75%) TDD
5 18 (7.50%) Problem Management
6 15 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 14 (5.83%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (5.83%) OOD
8 13 (5.42%) E-Commerce
9 12 (5.00%) OOP
9 12 (5.00%) Scrum
9 12 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
10 11 (4.58%) Software Testing
11 10 (4.17%) Logistics
11 10 (4.17%) Automated Testing
11 10 (4.17%) Software Architecture
11 10 (4.17%) Mentoring
12 9 (3.75%) BDD
13 8 (3.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (38.33%) Java
2 69 (28.75%) SQL
3 35 (14.58%) JavaScript
4 32 (13.33%) C++
5 26 (10.83%) C
6 18 (7.50%) Perl
7 14 (5.83%) PHP
8 12 (5.00%) PL/SQL
9 10 (4.17%) Shell Script
9 10 (4.17%) PowerShell
10 8 (3.33%) C#
11 6 (2.50%) PHP5
11 6 (2.50%) Python
11 6 (2.50%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.67%) VBA
12 4 (1.67%) JCL
13 3 (1.25%) VB
14 2 (0.83%) Ruby
14 2 (0.83%) Scala
15 1 (0.42%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 62 (25.83%) Degree
2 12 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (4.58%) MCSE
4 7 (2.92%) HND
5 4 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.67%) Sun Certification
6 3 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.25%) PMP
6 3 (1.25%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.25%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (1.25%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.25%) NVQ Level 3
7 2 (0.83%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.83%) MCP
7 2 (0.83%) CCNP
7 2 (0.83%) CCNA
8 1 (0.42%) ISEB
8 1 (0.42%) CCA
8 1 (0.42%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.92%) ISO 9000
1 7 (2.92%) QA
2 6 (2.50%) PMBOK
3 5 (2.08%) SLA
4 3 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.83%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.42%) COBIT
System Software
1 18 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (4.58%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.50%) XenApp
4 5 (2.08%) MetaFrame
4 5 (2.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 5 (2.08%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.83%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.83%) XenServer
6 1 (0.42%) vSphere
6 1 (0.42%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.42%) Dovecot
6 1 (0.42%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.42%) Kamailio
6 1 (0.42%) KVM
6 1 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.42%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.42%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.42%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 12 (5.00%) NetBackup
2 8 (3.33%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 5 (2.08%) Nagios
3 5 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (1.25%) Data Guard
4 3 (1.25%) Puppet
5 2 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.83%) Hyperic
5 2 (0.83%) Cacti
5 2 (0.83%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.83%) Control-M
6 1 (0.42%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.42%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.42%) Ansible
6 1 (0.42%) Salt
Vendors
1 95 (39.58%) Oracle
2 32 (13.33%) VMware
3 30 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 24 (10.00%) HP
5 19 (7.92%) IBM
6 14 (5.83%) Red Hat
7 12 (5.00%) Cisco
8 11 (4.58%) Sybase
9 9 (3.75%) Citrix
9 9 (3.75%) NetApp
9 9 (3.75%) 3PAR
10 6 (2.50%) Teradata
10 6 (2.50%) Zend
11 5 (2.08%) Kaspersky
11 5 (2.08%) Symantec
11 5 (2.08%) McAfee
11 5 (2.08%) Informatica
11 5 (2.08%) Lotus
11 5 (2.08%) Juniper
11 5 (2.08%) EMC
Manchester, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £22,000 - £30,000 Subject to experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Churchill Frank
Salary: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Churchill Frank
Salary: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Hopewiser Ltd
Salary: negotiable dependent upon experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Ascent People
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Outgoing Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago