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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 76 55 40
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -15
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 128 164 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.17% 4.37% 6.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.65% 16.58% 24.10%
Number of salaries quoted 119 140 189
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,950 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -1.23%
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
874 989 996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.62% 26.37% 25.90%
Number of salaries quoted 718 859 854
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +21 21 £46,000 +15.00%
Rochdale - 9 £48,000 -
Cheadle +7 3 - -
Sale +4 2 £31,500 -21.25% 1
Stockport -9 2 £31,750 -9.28% 2
UNIX
North West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 165 (60.00%) Linux
2 114 (41.45%) Oracle
3 113 (41.09%) Java
4 106 (38.55%) Windows
5 99 (36.00%) SQL
6 85 (30.91%) Finance
7 56 (20.36%) Degree
8 55 (20.00%) ITIL
9 49 (17.82%) Shell Script
10 45 (16.36%) Relational Database
11 40 (14.55%) HTML
11 40 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
12 38 (13.82%) SQL Server
13 36 (13.09%) JavaScript
14 35 (12.73%) Java EE
15 33 (12.00%) Problem Management
16 31 (11.27%) Oracle Database
16 31 (11.27%) Microsoft
17 27 (9.82%) XML
18 26 (9.45%) Apache
19 25 (9.09%) Middleware
19 25 (9.09%) WebLogic
19 25 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
20 24 (8.73%) CSS
20 24 (8.73%) Perl
20 24 (8.73%) Banking
20 24 (8.73%) Retail
21 23 (8.36%) J2EE
22 22 (8.00%) MySQL
22 22 (8.00%) Solaris

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 26 (9.45%) Apache
2 25 (9.09%) WebLogic
3 18 (6.55%) Tomcat
3 18 (6.55%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 16 (5.82%) TIBCO EMS
5 12 (4.36%) MS Exchange
6 9 (3.27%) WebSphere
7 6 (2.18%) SAS
8 5 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (1.45%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (1.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 3 (1.09%) SharePoint
10 3 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.73%) ArchestrA
11 2 (0.73%) CICS
11 2 (0.73%) nginx
11 2 (0.73%) Confluence
12 1 (0.36%) Node.js
12 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.36%) CloudStack
Applications
1 16 (5.82%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.91%) MS Office
3 1 (0.36%) MS Project
3 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (6.55%) BusinessWorks
1 18 (6.55%) TIBCO iProcess
2 16 (5.82%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
3 3 (1.09%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.36%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.36%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.91%) Office 365
2 6 (2.18%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.73%) SaaS
3 2 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.36%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.18%) Firewall
2 16 (5.82%) LAN
2 16 (5.82%) WAN
3 9 (3.27%) VPN
4 8 (2.91%) SAN
5 6 (2.18%) Internet
5 6 (2.18%) DNS
5 6 (2.18%) HTTP
5 6 (2.18%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.82%) MPLS
6 5 (1.82%) Network Security
7 4 (1.45%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (1.09%) LDAP
9 2 (0.73%) FTP
9 2 (0.73%) SSL
10 1 (0.36%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.36%) BIG-IP
10 1 (0.36%) VPLS
10 1 (0.36%) OSPF
10 1 (0.36%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (16.36%) Relational Database
2 38 (13.82%) SQL Server
3 31 (11.27%) Oracle Database
4 22 (8.00%) MySQL
5 19 (6.91%) Oracle Reports
6 14 (5.09%) Oracle Database 11g
7 13 (4.73%) RDBMS
8 12 (4.36%) Oracle Database 10g
9 9 (3.27%) OLTP
10 6 (2.18%) MongoDB
11 5 (1.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 5 (1.82%) Oracle Discoverer
11 5 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (1.82%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (1.45%) Data Mining
12 4 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (1.09%) Big Data
13 3 (1.09%) Hadoop
13 3 (1.09%) DataStage
13 3 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 19 (6.91%) Eclipse
2 12 (4.36%) Ant
3 10 (3.64%) Jenkins
4 9 (3.27%) Git (software)
5 7 (2.55%) Maven
5 7 (2.55%) SoapUI
6 4 (1.45%) ERwin
6 4 (1.45%) Log4j
6 4 (1.45%) Subversion
6 4 (1.45%) Toad
7 3 (1.09%) JUnit
7 3 (1.09%) Hudson
7 3 (1.09%) Gerrit
7 3 (1.09%) Mockito
8 2 (0.73%) JIRA
8 2 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.36%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.36%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.36%) PowerBuilder
9 1 (0.36%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 85 (30.91%) Finance
2 24 (8.73%) Banking
2 24 (8.73%) Retail
3 15 (5.45%) Financial Institution
4 10 (3.64%) Games
5 4 (1.45%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.09%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.36%) International Banking
7 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.36%) Back Office
7 1 (0.36%) Billing
7 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.36%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 61 (22.18%) Developer
2 39 (14.18%) Analyst
3 26 (9.45%) Support Analyst
4 25 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 23 (8.36%) Applications Support
5 23 (8.36%) Administrator
6 18 (6.55%) Team Leader
7 17 (6.18%) Java Developer
8 16 (5.82%) DBA
9 15 (5.45%) Linux Engineer
10 14 (5.09%) Linux Support
10 14 (5.09%) Software Engineer
11 13 (4.73%) Applications Support Analyst
11 13 (4.73%) Infrastructure Team Leader
12 12 (4.36%) Linux Support Engineer
12 12 (4.36%) Consultant
13 11 (4.00%) Oracle DBA
13 11 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
14 10 (3.64%) Linux Administrator
14 10 (3.64%) TIBCO Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (14.55%) HTML
2 35 (12.73%) Java EE
3 27 (9.82%) XML
4 25 (9.09%) Middleware
5 24 (8.73%) CSS
6 23 (8.36%) J2EE
7 18 (6.55%) Web Services
8 17 (6.18%) SOAP
9 16 (5.82%) Rendezvous
9 16 (5.82%) Java SE
10 14 (5.09%) EJB
11 13 (4.73%) Servlets
12 12 (4.36%) WSDL
13 11 (4.00%) Spring
14 10 (3.64%) Hibernate
15 9 (3.27%) JSON
15 9 (3.27%) .NET
16 8 (2.91%) LAMP
17 7 (2.55%) Swing
17 7 (2.55%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.64%) Computer Science
2 16 (5.82%) Mathematics
3 14 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.73%) Mainframe
5 10 (3.64%) Mobile App
5 10 (3.64%) Online Games
6 9 (3.27%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.27%) Physics
7 8 (2.91%) User Experience
8 7 (2.55%) IBM Mainframe
9 6 (2.18%) Clustering
10 5 (1.82%) Tandem
11 4 (1.45%) Cryptography
11 4 (1.45%) Data Integration
12 3 (1.09%) Open Source
12 3 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.09%) Economics
12 3 (1.09%) Replication
12 3 (1.09%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.73%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 165 (60.00%) Linux
2 106 (38.55%) Windows
3 25 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (8.00%) Solaris
5 21 (7.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (5.82%) AIX
7 13 (4.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.82%) CentOS
10 3 (1.09%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.09%) Fedora
10 3 (1.09%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.73%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.73%) Android
11 2 (0.73%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.73%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.73%) HPUX
11 2 (0.73%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.36%) VMS
12 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (20.00%) ITIL
2 40 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (12.00%) Problem Management
4 21 (7.64%) Software Engineering
5 20 (7.27%) Software Testing
6 19 (6.91%) OO
6 19 (6.91%) Project Management
7 18 (6.55%) Service Delivery
7 18 (6.55%) Mentoring
8 16 (5.82%) Change Management
9 14 (5.09%) PRINCE2
9 14 (5.09%) OOA/OOD
10 13 (4.73%) OOD
11 12 (4.36%) Information Security
11 12 (4.36%) Capacity Planning
11 12 (4.36%) Performance Tuning
12 11 (4.00%) Line Management
12 11 (4.00%) Service Management
13 10 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 113 (41.09%) Java
2 99 (36.00%) SQL
3 49 (17.82%) Shell Script
4 36 (13.09%) JavaScript
5 24 (8.73%) Perl
6 17 (6.18%) PL/SQL
7 13 (4.73%) Python
8 12 (4.36%) PHP
9 11 (4.00%) C#
10 9 (3.27%) C
11 7 (2.55%) Ruby
12 6 (2.18%) Bash Shell
12 6 (2.18%) Prolog
13 4 (1.45%) Jython
14 3 (1.09%) JCL
14 3 (1.09%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.09%) XPath
15 2 (0.73%) PHP5
15 2 (0.73%) Scala
15 2 (0.73%) C++
Qualifications
1 56 (20.36%) Degree
2 11 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (2.55%) HND
4 5 (1.82%) ISEB
4 5 (1.82%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.45%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.73%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.36%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.36%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.36%) QA
2 11 (4.00%) SLA
3 8 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (2.55%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.73%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (6.91%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.91%) MetaFrame
2 8 (2.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 8 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.91%) XenApp
3 5 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.73%) KVM
5 1 (0.36%) Docker
5 1 (0.36%) RHEV
5 1 (0.36%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.36%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 10 (3.64%) Puppet
2 5 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.45%) Tivoli
3 4 (1.45%) Data Guard
4 3 (1.09%) Ansible
5 2 (0.73%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (0.73%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.73%) CA Wily
5 2 (0.73%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.73%) Nagios
5 2 (0.73%) TIBCO Hawk
6 1 (0.36%) Nessus
6 1 (0.36%) Control-M
6 1 (0.36%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.36%) YUM
6 1 (0.36%) logstash
6 1 (0.36%) Salt
Vendors
1 114 (41.45%) Oracle
2 31 (11.27%) Microsoft
3 18 (6.55%) Citrix
3 18 (6.55%) Red Hat
3 18 (6.55%) TIBCO
4 17 (6.18%) VMware
5 14 (5.09%) IBM
6 10 (3.64%) HP
6 10 (3.64%) Sybase
7 9 (3.27%) EMC
7 9 (3.27%) Teradata
8 8 (2.91%) AppSense
9 6 (2.18%) Sencha
10 5 (1.82%) Cisco
10 5 (1.82%) Juniper
11 4 (1.45%) Veritas
11 4 (1.45%) Blue Coat
11 4 (1.45%) Actimize
11 4 (1.45%) Rackspace
11 4 (1.45%) IronPort
Manchester, Lancashire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £33500 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £33500 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sale, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
360 Resourcing
Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Stockport
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Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + bens + flexitime
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Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + 2K On Call + Excellent Benefits
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