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 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 69 54 41
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -13
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 131 168 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.23% 4.43% 6.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.74% 16.75% 24.62%
Number of salaries quoted 122 142 188
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 £25,550 £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
889 1003 975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.89% 26.46% 25.81%
Number of salaries quoted 729 873 833
Average salary £37,250 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.42% +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 £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 19 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 19 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 22 £46,000 +15.00%
Rochdale - 9 £48,000 -
Cheadle +4 3 - -
Sale +4 2 £31,500 -21.25% 1
Stockport -4 2 £31,750 -9.28% 2
UNIX
North West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 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.

1 171 (60.64%) Linux
2 117 (41.49%) Oracle
3 116 (41.13%) Java
4 109 (38.65%) Windows
5 102 (36.17%) SQL
6 88 (31.21%) Finance
7 56 (19.86%) ITIL
7 56 (19.86%) Degree
8 51 (18.09%) Shell Script
9 47 (16.67%) Relational Database
10 41 (14.54%) Agile Software Development
10 41 (14.54%) HTML
11 39 (13.83%) SQL Server
12 37 (13.12%) JavaScript
13 36 (12.77%) Java EE
14 34 (12.06%) Problem Management
15 33 (11.70%) Oracle Database
15 33 (11.70%) Microsoft
16 29 (10.28%) XML
17 27 (9.57%) WebLogic
18 26 (9.22%) Windows Server 2003
19 25 (8.87%) J2EE
19 25 (8.87%) Apache
19 25 (8.87%) Middleware
19 25 (8.87%) Banking
19 25 (8.87%) Retail
20 24 (8.51%) CSS
20 24 (8.51%) Perl
21 23 (8.16%) Solaris
22 22 (7.80%) Software Engineering

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 27 (9.57%) WebLogic
2 25 (8.87%) Apache
3 19 (6.74%) Tomcat
4 18 (6.38%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
5 16 (5.67%) TIBCO EMS
6 12 (4.26%) MS Exchange
7 10 (3.55%) WebSphere
8 6 (2.13%) SAS
9 5 (1.77%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (1.42%) IBM HTTP Server
10 4 (1.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 3 (1.06%) SharePoint
11 3 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.71%) ArchestrA
12 2 (0.71%) CICS
12 2 (0.71%) nginx
12 2 (0.71%) Confluence
13 1 (0.35%) Node.js
13 1 (0.35%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.35%) CloudStack
Applications
1 16 (5.67%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.84%) MS Office
3 1 (0.35%) MS Project
3 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (6.38%) BusinessWorks
1 18 (6.38%) TIBCO iProcess
2 16 (5.67%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
3 3 (1.06%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.35%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.35%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.84%) Office 365
2 6 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.71%) SaaS
3 2 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.35%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.03%) Firewall
2 16 (5.67%) LAN
2 16 (5.67%) WAN
3 9 (3.19%) VPN
4 8 (2.84%) SAN
5 7 (2.48%) TCP/IP
6 6 (2.13%) HTTP
6 6 (2.13%) DNS
6 6 (2.13%) Internet
7 5 (1.77%) MPLS
7 5 (1.77%) Network Security
8 4 (1.42%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (1.06%) LDAP
9 3 (1.06%) FTP
10 2 (0.71%) SSL
11 1 (0.35%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.35%) BIG-IP
11 1 (0.35%) VPLS
11 1 (0.35%) OSPF
11 1 (0.35%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 39 (13.83%) SQL Server
3 33 (11.70%) Oracle Database
4 21 (7.45%) MySQL
5 19 (6.74%) Oracle Reports
6 14 (4.96%) Oracle Database 11g
7 13 (4.61%) RDBMS
8 12 (4.26%) Oracle Database 10g
9 9 (3.19%) OLTP
10 6 (2.13%) MongoDB
11 5 (1.77%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 5 (1.77%) Oracle Discoverer
11 5 (1.77%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (1.77%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (1.42%) Data Mining
12 4 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (1.06%) Big Data
13 3 (1.06%) Hadoop
13 3 (1.06%) DataStage
13 3 (1.06%) Sybase ASA
Development Applications
1 21 (7.45%) Eclipse
2 14 (4.96%) Ant
3 12 (4.26%) Jenkins
4 11 (3.90%) Git (software)
5 9 (3.19%) Maven
6 7 (2.48%) SoapUI
7 5 (1.77%) JUnit
8 4 (1.42%) ERwin
8 4 (1.42%) Log4j
8 4 (1.42%) Subversion
8 4 (1.42%) Toad
8 4 (1.42%) Hudson
8 4 (1.42%) Gerrit
8 4 (1.42%) Mockito
9 2 (0.71%) JIRA
9 2 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.35%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.35%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.35%) PowerBuilder
10 1 (0.35%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 88 (31.21%) Finance
2 25 (8.87%) Banking
2 25 (8.87%) Retail
3 15 (5.32%) Financial Institution
4 10 (3.55%) Games
5 5 (1.77%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.06%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.35%) International Banking
7 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.35%) Back Office
7 1 (0.35%) Billing
7 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 62 (21.99%) Developer
2 40 (14.18%) Analyst
3 28 (9.93%) Support Engineer
4 27 (9.57%) Support Analyst
5 24 (8.51%) Applications Support
5 24 (8.51%) Administrator
6 19 (6.74%) Java Developer
7 18 (6.38%) Team Leader
8 16 (5.67%) DBA
8 16 (5.67%) Linux Engineer
9 15 (5.32%) Linux Support
9 15 (5.32%) Software Engineer
10 13 (4.61%) Consultant
10 13 (4.61%) Applications Support Analyst
10 13 (4.61%) Linux Support Engineer
10 13 (4.61%) Infrastructure Team Leader
11 11 (3.90%) Linux Administrator
11 11 (3.90%) Oracle DBA
11 11 (3.90%) UNIX Administrator
11 11 (3.90%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (14.54%) HTML
2 36 (12.77%) Java EE
3 29 (10.28%) XML
4 25 (8.87%) J2EE
4 25 (8.87%) Middleware
5 24 (8.51%) CSS
6 19 (6.74%) Web Services
7 17 (6.03%) SOAP
8 16 (5.67%) EJB
8 16 (5.67%) Rendezvous
8 16 (5.67%) Java SE
9 13 (4.61%) WSDL
9 13 (4.61%) Spring
9 13 (4.61%) Servlets
10 11 (3.90%) Hibernate
11 9 (3.19%) JSON
11 9 (3.19%) .NET
11 9 (3.19%) jQuery
12 7 (2.48%) JDBC
12 7 (2.48%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.09%) Computer Science
2 16 (5.67%) Mathematics
3 15 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (4.96%) Mainframe
5 10 (3.55%) Mobile App
5 10 (3.55%) Online Games
6 9 (3.19%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.19%) Physics
7 8 (2.84%) User Experience
8 7 (2.48%) IBM Mainframe
9 6 (2.13%) Clustering
9 6 (2.13%) Tandem
10 4 (1.42%) Cryptography
10 4 (1.42%) Data Integration
11 3 (1.06%) Open Source
11 3 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.06%) Economics
11 3 (1.06%) Replication
11 3 (1.06%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.71%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 171 (60.64%) Linux
2 109 (38.65%) Windows
3 26 (9.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (8.16%) Solaris
5 22 (7.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (6.03%) AIX
7 13 (4.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (2.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.77%) CentOS
10 4 (1.42%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.06%) Fedora
11 3 (1.06%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.06%) Windows Vista
11 3 (1.06%) HPUX
11 3 (1.06%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.06%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.35%) VMS
12 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.35%) SUSE
12 1 (0.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (19.86%) ITIL
2 41 (14.54%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (12.06%) Problem Management
4 22 (7.80%) Software Engineering
5 20 (7.09%) Software Testing
6 19 (6.74%) OO
6 19 (6.74%) Project Management
7 18 (6.38%) Change Management
7 18 (6.38%) Mentoring
8 17 (6.03%) Service Delivery
9 14 (4.96%) PRINCE2
9 14 (4.96%) OOA/OOD
10 13 (4.61%) OOD
10 13 (4.61%) Performance Tuning
11 12 (4.26%) Information Security
11 12 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
12 11 (3.90%) Service Management
12 11 (3.90%) Line Management
13 10 (3.55%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (3.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 116 (41.13%) Java
2 102 (36.17%) SQL
3 51 (18.09%) Shell Script
4 37 (13.12%) JavaScript
5 24 (8.51%) Perl
6 17 (6.03%) PL/SQL
7 13 (4.61%) Python
8 11 (3.90%) C#
8 11 (3.90%) PHP
9 10 (3.55%) C
10 7 (2.48%) Ruby
11 6 (2.13%) Prolog
12 5 (1.77%) Jython
12 5 (1.77%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.42%) XPath
14 3 (1.06%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.06%) JCL
14 3 (1.06%) C++
15 2 (0.71%) Scala
16 1 (0.35%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 56 (19.86%) Degree
2 12 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (2.84%) HND
4 5 (1.77%) ISEB
4 5 (1.77%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.42%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.71%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.35%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.35%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.26%) QA
2 11 (3.90%) SLA
3 8 (2.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (2.48%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.71%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (7.09%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.84%) MetaFrame
2 8 (2.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 8 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.84%) XenApp
3 5 (1.77%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.71%) KVM
5 1 (0.35%) Docker
5 1 (0.35%) RHEV
5 1 (0.35%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.35%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 10 (3.55%) Puppet
2 5 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.42%) Tivoli
3 4 (1.42%) Data Guard
4 3 (1.06%) Ansible
5 2 (0.71%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (0.71%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.71%) CA Wily
5 2 (0.71%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.71%) Nagios
5 2 (0.71%) TIBCO Hawk
6 1 (0.35%) Nessus
6 1 (0.35%) Control-M
6 1 (0.35%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.35%) YUM
6 1 (0.35%) logstash
6 1 (0.35%) Salt
Vendors
1 117 (41.49%) Oracle
2 33 (11.70%) Microsoft
3 18 (6.38%) Citrix
3 18 (6.38%) Red Hat
3 18 (6.38%) TIBCO
4 17 (6.03%) VMware
5 14 (4.96%) IBM
6 11 (3.90%) Sybase
7 10 (3.55%) HP
8 9 (3.19%) EMC
8 9 (3.19%) Teradata
9 8 (2.84%) AppSense
10 6 (2.13%) Sencha
11 5 (1.77%) Cisco
11 5 (1.77%) Juniper
12 4 (1.42%) Veritas
12 4 (1.42%) Blue Coat
12 4 (1.42%) Actimize
12 4 (1.42%) Rackspace
12 4 (1.42%) IronPort
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Posted: 2 days ago
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