The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 65 55 35
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -20
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 141 171 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.51% 4.15% 6.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.74% 16.40% 23.02%
Number of salaries quoted 132 145 167
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,900 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1026 1043 1047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 25.55% 25.29% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 864 903 870
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,250 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
UNIX
North West

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 July 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 July 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 +5 10 £46,000 +15.00% 1
Stockport -1 7 £22,500 -18.18% 1
Bolton -5 3 £25,000 -44.44%
Cheadle +1 2 - -
UNIX
North West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 195 (59.45%) Linux
2 145 (44.21%) SQL
3 140 (42.68%) Windows
4 135 (41.16%) Java
5 124 (37.80%) Oracle
6 109 (33.23%) Finance
7 65 (19.82%) HTML
8 58 (17.68%) JavaScript
9 57 (17.38%) Shell Script
10 56 (17.07%) ITIL
11 54 (16.46%) Degree
11 54 (16.46%) Relational Database
12 49 (14.94%) Microsoft
13 46 (14.02%) Oracle Database
14 43 (13.11%) J2EE
15 40 (12.20%) CSS
16 35 (10.67%) WebLogic
16 35 (10.67%) XML
17 34 (10.37%) Problem Management
18 32 (9.76%) VMware
18 32 (9.76%) Middleware
18 32 (9.76%) Perl
19 31 (9.45%) SQL Server
19 31 (9.45%) OO
19 31 (9.45%) Retail
20 30 (9.15%) Java EE
20 30 (9.15%) Tomcat
21 29 (8.84%) Agile Software Development
22 28 (8.54%) Solaris
22 28 (8.54%) MySQL

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 35 (10.67%) WebLogic
2 30 (9.15%) Tomcat
3 21 (6.40%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 19 (5.79%) TIBCO EMS
5 13 (3.96%) Apache
5 13 (3.96%) WebSphere
6 12 (3.66%) SAS
7 7 (2.13%) MS Exchange
8 5 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (1.22%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (1.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 3 (0.91%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.61%) ArchestrA
11 2 (0.61%) Confluence
11 2 (0.61%) CICS
11 2 (0.61%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.30%) IIS
12 1 (0.30%) TeamSite
12 1 (0.30%) nginx
12 1 (0.30%) Node.js
Applications
1 21 (6.40%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.52%) MS Office
3 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (6.40%) BusinessWorks
1 21 (6.40%) TIBCO iProcess
2 19 (5.79%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
3 4 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.30%) osCommerce
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.44%) Office 365
2 5 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.30%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.49%) LAN
1 18 (5.49%) WAN
2 13 (3.96%) Firewall
2 13 (3.96%) TCP/IP
3 10 (3.05%) SAN
4 9 (2.74%) VPN
4 9 (2.74%) Internet
5 7 (2.13%) FTP
6 6 (1.83%) DNS
7 4 (1.22%) Network Security
7 4 (1.22%) MPLS
7 4 (1.22%) HTTP
8 3 (0.91%) LDAP
8 3 (0.91%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.61%) SSL
10 1 (0.30%) IPv4
10 1 (0.30%) IPv6
10 1 (0.30%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.30%) VoIP
10 1 (0.30%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (16.46%) Relational Database
2 46 (14.02%) Oracle Database
3 31 (9.45%) SQL Server
4 28 (8.54%) MySQL
5 14 (4.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 14 (4.27%) Oracle Database 10g
6 10 (3.05%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (2.44%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.52%) Sybase ASA
9 4 (1.22%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (1.22%) Data Mining
9 4 (1.22%) DB2
10 3 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.91%) Oracle Discoverer
10 3 (0.91%) DataStage
10 3 (0.91%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 2 (0.61%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.30%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (7.62%) Ant
2 22 (6.71%) Eclipse
3 21 (6.40%) Git (software)
3 21 (6.40%) Jenkins
4 15 (4.57%) Maven
5 13 (3.96%) JUnit
6 9 (2.74%) Mockito
6 9 (2.74%) Gerrit
7 7 (2.13%) Hudson
8 6 (1.83%) Subversion
9 4 (1.22%) SoapUI
9 4 (1.22%) Log4j
9 4 (1.22%) ERwin
9 4 (1.22%) Toad
10 3 (0.91%) Selenium
11 2 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.61%) NUnit
11 2 (0.61%) JIRA
11 2 (0.61%) TestDirector
11 2 (0.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 109 (33.23%) Finance
2 31 (9.45%) Retail
3 21 (6.40%) Banking
4 19 (5.79%) Financial Institution
5 10 (3.05%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.91%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.61%) Military
7 2 (0.61%) Legal
7 2 (0.61%) Electronics
8 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.30%) Back Office
8 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 80 (24.39%) Developer
2 48 (14.63%) Support Engineer
3 39 (11.89%) Analyst
4 33 (10.06%) Java Developer
5 29 (8.84%) Administrator
6 26 (7.93%) Consultant
6 26 (7.93%) Applications Support
7 21 (6.40%) Software Developer
7 21 (6.40%) Team Leader
8 20 (6.10%) Support Analyst
9 18 (5.49%) Linux Engineer
9 18 (5.49%) Linux Support
9 18 (5.49%) DBA
10 17 (5.18%) UNIX Support
11 16 (4.88%) Linux Support Engineer
11 16 (4.88%) Senior Developer
12 15 (4.57%) Applications Support Engineer
13 14 (4.27%) Linux Administrator
14 13 (3.96%) UNIX Administrator
14 13 (3.96%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (19.82%) HTML
2 43 (13.11%) J2EE
3 40 (12.20%) CSS
4 35 (10.67%) XML
5 32 (9.76%) Middleware
6 30 (9.15%) Java EE
7 28 (8.54%) EJB
8 24 (7.32%) Web Services
9 21 (6.40%) Spring
10 19 (5.79%) Rendezvous
10 19 (5.79%) Java SE
11 18 (5.49%) jQuery
11 18 (5.49%) Hibernate
12 15 (4.57%) JDBC
13 13 (3.96%) .NET
14 12 (3.66%) Ext JS
15 10 (3.05%) Ajax
15 10 (3.05%) LAMP
16 9 (2.74%) Swing
16 9 (2.74%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.18%) Computer Science
2 16 (4.88%) Mainframe
3 11 (3.35%) Mobile App
4 9 (2.74%) Mathematics
4 9 (2.74%) Tandem
5 8 (2.44%) Client/Server
6 7 (2.13%) Clustering
6 7 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.83%) IBM Mainframe
8 4 (1.22%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.22%) Cryptography
9 3 (0.91%) AS400
9 3 (0.91%) Replication
9 3 (0.91%) Economics
9 3 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.61%) iSeries
10 2 (0.61%) Human Factors
10 2 (0.61%) PDA
11 1 (0.30%) GIS
11 1 (0.30%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 195 (59.45%) Linux
2 140 (42.68%) Windows
3 28 (8.54%) Solaris
4 23 (7.01%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (6.40%) AIX
6 19 (5.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (3.05%) HPUX
9 8 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (1.83%) Windows 7
11 5 (1.52%) Windows XP
11 5 (1.52%) Windows Vista
11 5 (1.52%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.22%) CentOS
13 3 (0.91%) Fedora
13 3 (0.91%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.61%) SUSE
15 1 (0.30%) VMS
15 1 (0.30%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (17.07%) ITIL
2 34 (10.37%) Problem Management
3 31 (9.45%) OO
4 29 (8.84%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (6.71%) Change Management
6 21 (6.40%) Software Testing
7 20 (6.10%) OOA/OOD
8 18 (5.49%) Performance Tuning
9 17 (5.18%) Project Management
10 15 (4.57%) Scrum
11 14 (4.27%) Service Delivery
12 13 (3.96%) OOD
12 13 (3.96%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (3.66%) Software Engineering
13 12 (3.66%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (3.66%) Capacity Planning
13 12 (3.66%) E-Commerce
13 12 (3.66%) PRINCE2
14 11 (3.35%) Integration Testing
15 10 (3.05%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 145 (44.21%) SQL
2 135 (41.16%) Java
3 58 (17.68%) JavaScript
4 57 (17.38%) Shell Script
5 32 (9.76%) Perl
6 20 (6.10%) PL/SQL
7 19 (5.79%) PHP
7 19 (5.79%) C#
8 17 (5.18%) C
9 13 (3.96%) Python
10 12 (3.66%) Prolog
11 11 (3.35%) Ruby
12 9 (2.74%) XPath
13 8 (2.44%) Jython
14 6 (1.83%) PowerShell
15 5 (1.52%) Delphi
16 4 (1.22%) Bash Shell
17 3 (0.91%) C++
18 2 (0.61%) Scala
18 2 (0.61%) JCL
Qualifications
1 54 (16.46%) Degree
2 10 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (2.74%) HND
3 9 (2.74%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.44%) ISTQB
5 7 (2.13%) ISEB
5 7 (2.13%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.61%) RHCE
7 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.61%) MCSA
8 1 (0.30%) OCP
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.30%) CISA
8 1 (0.30%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.05%) QA
2 9 (2.74%) SLA
3 7 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.83%) ISO 9000
5 3 (0.91%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (6.40%) Active Directory
2 17 (5.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.35%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (2.44%) XenApp
4 8 (2.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 8 (2.44%) MetaFrame
5 5 (1.52%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.61%) KVM
6 2 (0.61%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.30%) Nmap
7 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.30%) vSphere
7 1 (0.30%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.30%) Varnish
7 1 (0.30%) Docker
7 1 (0.30%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 11 (3.35%) Puppet
2 9 (2.74%) Data Guard
3 4 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.22%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.61%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.61%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (0.61%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (0.61%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (0.61%) CA Wily
4 2 (0.61%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.61%) TIBCO Hawk
4 2 (0.61%) Nagios
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.30%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.30%) Nessus
5 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.30%) YUM
5 1 (0.30%) logstash
Vendors
1 124 (37.80%) Oracle
2 49 (14.94%) Microsoft
3 32 (9.76%) VMware
4 27 (8.23%) Red Hat
5 21 (6.40%) TIBCO
6 18 (5.49%) Citrix
7 17 (5.18%) IBM
8 12 (3.66%) Sencha
9 10 (3.05%) HP
9 10 (3.05%) EMC
10 9 (2.74%) Teradata
11 8 (2.44%) AppSense
12 6 (1.83%) Axway
12 6 (1.83%) Sophos
12 6 (1.83%) Cisco
12 6 (1.83%) Sybase
13 5 (1.52%) Juniper
13 5 (1.52%) NetApp
14 4 (1.22%) Actimize
14 4 (1.22%) Veritas
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Huxley Associates
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Competitive Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Selecture
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Neg. + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + bens + flexitime
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago