The table below looks at the statistics for AIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited AIX over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AIX
Rank 212 163 82
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -81
Permanent jobs citing AIX 30 76 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.44% 1.14% 3.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.76% 4.56% 12.28%
Number of salaries quoted 17 70 223
Average salary £48,500 £39,900 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.55% -11.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £28,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,800 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% -5.55%
AIX
England

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

Operating Systems Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1709 1668 1914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.96% 24.98% 25.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1472 1420 1633
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -4.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

AIX
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

AIX Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

AIX
Salary Trend in the North West

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

AIX Salary Trend in the North West

AIX
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing AIX across the North West region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

AIX Salary Histogram in the North West

AIX
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AIX within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 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
Manchester -9 13 £57,500 +45.56% 2
Lancashire +9 8 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Cheshire -40 7 £64,000 +60.40% 2
Cumbria - 2 £62,500 - 2
AIX
England

AIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing AIX 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 AIX.

1 62 (86.11%) Linux
2 59 (81.94%) Windows
3 44 (61.11%) Solaris
4 39 (54.17%) Oracle
5 38 (52.78%) IBM
5 38 (52.78%) WebSphere
6 36 (50.00%) VMware
6 36 (50.00%) UNIX
6 36 (50.00%) Middleware
6 36 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 35 (48.61%) WebSphere MQ
8 34 (47.22%) DB2
9 32 (44.44%) SQL Server
10 31 (43.06%) Microsoft
10 31 (43.06%) Cisco
10 31 (43.06%) HP
11 30 (41.67%) HPUX
12 29 (40.28%) Red Hat
13 27 (37.50%) SAN
13 27 (37.50%) EMC
13 27 (37.50%) Hyper-V
14 24 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 24 (33.33%) Mentoring
15 23 (31.94%) Oracle Database
15 23 (31.94%) FlexPod
16 22 (30.56%) Business Continuity
16 22 (30.56%) SUSE
16 22 (30.56%) NetApp
17 21 (29.17%) BMC
17 21 (29.17%) CA

AIX
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing AIX 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 AIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 38 (52.78%) WebSphere
2 21 (29.17%) WebLogic
3 14 (19.44%) SharePoint
4 8 (11.11%) Office Communications Server
5 5 (6.94%) Apache
6 2 (2.78%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.78%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
6 2 (2.78%) Lync
6 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.39%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) SAP xMII
Communications & Networking
1 27 (37.50%) SAN
2 12 (16.67%) SSL
3 5 (6.94%) VLAN
4 4 (5.56%) SMS
4 4 (5.56%) Firewall
5 2 (2.78%) LAN
5 2 (2.78%) Network Security
6 1 (1.39%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.39%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (47.22%) DB2
2 32 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 23 (31.94%) Oracle Database
4 21 (29.17%) RDBMS
4 21 (29.17%) Oracle Exadata
4 21 (29.17%) Relational Database
5 12 (16.67%) MySQL
6 4 (5.56%) Ingres
7 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.39%) SAP HANA
8 1 (1.39%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Toad
1 2 (2.78%) Oracle APEX
General
1 13 (18.06%) Finance
2 2 (2.78%) Back Office
3 1 (1.39%) German Language
3 1 (1.39%) Banking
3 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (52.78%) Architect
2 29 (40.28%) Infrastructure Architect
3 25 (34.72%) Solutions Architect
4 21 (29.17%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 8 (11.11%) Applications Support Engineer
5 8 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 8 (11.11%) Applications Support
5 8 (11.11%) Consultant
6 4 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) WebSphere Specialist
6 4 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.17%) WebSphere Consultant
8 2 (2.78%) DBA
8 2 (2.78%) Analyst
8 2 (2.78%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (2.78%) Virtualisation Architect
8 2 (2.78%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (2.78%) Technical Design Architect
9 1 (1.39%) Wintel Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (50.00%) Middleware
2 35 (48.61%) WebSphere MQ
3 11 (15.28%) ISPF
3 11 (15.28%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (1.39%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.39%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (31.94%) FlexPod
2 15 (20.83%) Mainframe
3 10 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (9.72%) Clustering
5 4 (5.56%) AS400
6 1 (1.39%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 62 (86.11%) Linux
2 59 (81.94%) Windows
3 44 (61.11%) Solaris
4 36 (50.00%) UNIX
5 30 (41.67%) HPUX
6 24 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (30.56%) SUSE
8 21 (29.17%) zOS
8 21 (29.17%) OS/400
9 6 (8.33%) CentOS
10 4 (5.56%) VMS
10 4 (5.56%) Ubuntu
11 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 22 (30.56%) Business Continuity
3 21 (29.17%) Infrastructure Management
3 21 (29.17%) Coaching
4 16 (22.22%) Migration
5 9 (12.50%) Time Management
6 8 (11.11%) Quality Management
7 7 (9.72%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (6.94%) Load Balancing
9 4 (5.56%) ITIL
9 4 (5.56%) Service Management
9 4 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (2.78%) ERP
10 2 (2.78%) Network Design
10 2 (2.78%) ITIL V3
10 2 (2.78%) ITIL V2
10 2 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
11 1 (1.39%) Capacity Management
11 1 (1.39%) High Availability
11 1 (1.39%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.06%) SQL
2 11 (15.28%) Perl
2 11 (15.28%) JCL
3 4 (5.56%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (13.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 10 (13.89%) MCSE
1 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (11.11%) CCA
2 8 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
2 8 (11.11%) CCEA
2 8 (11.11%) MCSD
3 7 (9.72%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.72%) Security Cleared
4 5 (6.94%) VCP4
5 3 (4.17%) RHCE
6 2 (2.78%) A+ Certification
6 2 (2.78%) CISSP
6 2 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.78%) CCNP
6 2 (2.78%) CCNA
6 2 (2.78%) MCITP
6 2 (2.78%) Security+ Certification
6 2 (2.78%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (2.78%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 21 (29.17%) KVM
4 4 (5.56%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 21 (29.17%) Tivoli
2 4 (5.56%) Nagios
2 4 (5.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.78%) SCOM
3 2 (2.78%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.39%) Netcool
Vendors
1 39 (54.17%) Oracle
2 38 (52.78%) IBM
3 36 (50.00%) VMware
4 31 (43.06%) Microsoft
4 31 (43.06%) Cisco
4 31 (43.06%) HP
5 29 (40.28%) Red Hat
6 27 (37.50%) EMC
7 22 (30.56%) NetApp
8 21 (29.17%) BMC
8 21 (29.17%) CA
8 21 (29.17%) Juniper
8 21 (29.17%) CheckPoint
8 21 (29.17%) Symantec
8 21 (29.17%) Brocade
9 12 (16.67%) Citrix
10 4 (5.56%) Novell
10 4 (5.56%) Veritas
10 4 (5.56%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.78%) SAP
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