The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX 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 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 55 50 38
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 312 338 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.21% 4.93% 6.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.93% 19.41% 24.61%
Number of salaries quoted 264 293 360
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,872 £29,300 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -1.23%
UNIX
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
1648 1741 1812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.24% 25.39% 24.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1350 1512 1548
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,348 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

UNIX
Salary Trend in the North West

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

UNIX Salary Trend in the North West

UNIX
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX across the North West region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

UNIX Salary Histogram in the North West

UNIX
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 UNIX within the North West 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
Manchester -15 131 £45,000 - 10
Cheshire +1 114 £34,750 -18.23% 11
Merseyside -6 42 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Cumbria - 7 £62,500 -
Lancashire -17 4 £41,500 +18.57% 2
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 358 (55.59%) Linux
2 234 (36.34%) SQL
3 230 (35.71%) Windows
4 220 (34.16%) Oracle
5 210 (32.61%) Finance
6 190 (29.50%) Java
7 115 (17.86%) ITIL
8 107 (16.61%) Shell Script
9 101 (15.68%) Microsoft
10 93 (14.44%) Degree
11 85 (13.20%) Relational Database
12 77 (11.96%) SQL Server
13 73 (11.34%) HTML
14 71 (11.02%) Oracle Database
15 70 (10.87%) Problem Management
16 68 (10.56%) IBM
17 67 (10.40%) JavaScript
18 63 (9.78%) AIX
19 60 (9.32%) Agile Software Development
20 59 (9.16%) MySQL
21 57 (8.85%) VMware
21 57 (8.85%) Windows Server 2008
22 54 (8.39%) J2EE
22 54 (8.39%) XML
23 53 (8.23%) Middleware
23 53 (8.23%) Windows Server 2003
24 52 (8.07%) Change Management
25 51 (7.92%) Banking
26 50 (7.76%) Java EE
27 47 (7.30%) Management Information System

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 41 (6.37%) Tomcat
2 40 (6.21%) Apache
3 36 (5.59%) MS Exchange
4 35 (5.43%) WebLogic
5 31 (4.81%) WebSphere
6 24 (3.73%) FileNet
7 23 (3.57%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
8 21 (3.26%) TIBCO EMS
9 19 (2.95%) SharePoint
10 17 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2007
10 17 (2.64%) WebSphere Application Server
10 17 (2.64%) SAS
11 10 (1.55%) Liferay
12 8 (1.24%) nginx
12 8 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (1.09%) Lync
13 7 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
13 7 (1.09%) IIS
14 6 (0.93%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 44 (6.83%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.57%) MS Office
3 10 (1.55%) FastStats
4 4 (0.62%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.47%) SPSS
5 3 (0.47%) PrintSoft PReS
6 2 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.31%) MS Project
7 1 (0.16%) DOC1
7 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (3.73%) Oracle Financials
1 24 (3.73%) HFM
2 23 (3.57%) TIBCO iProcess
2 23 (3.57%) BusinessWorks
3 21 (3.26%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
4 4 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.62%) osCommerce
5 3 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.31%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.16%) Exstream
7 1 (0.16%) CSG Singleview
7 1 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.24%) Office 365
3 3 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.47%) SaaS
4 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.16%) Route 53
5 1 (0.16%) ElastiCache
5 1 (0.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.16%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 40 (6.21%) TCP/IP
2 39 (6.06%) LAN
2 39 (6.06%) WAN
3 32 (4.97%) Firewall
4 30 (4.66%) DNS
5 29 (4.50%) VPN
6 26 (4.04%) SAN
7 16 (2.48%) DHCP
7 16 (2.48%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (1.86%) Network Security
9 11 (1.71%) Internet
10 10 (1.55%) SNMP
11 7 (1.09%) FTP
11 7 (1.09%) HTTP
11 7 (1.09%) SSL
11 7 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (0.78%) tcpdump
12 5 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (0.78%) MPLS
12 5 (0.78%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (13.20%) Relational Database
2 77 (11.96%) SQL Server
3 71 (11.02%) Oracle Database
4 59 (9.16%) MySQL
5 46 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
6 31 (4.81%) Oracle Reports
7 24 (3.73%) Oracle Database 10g
8 22 (3.42%) RDBMS
9 21 (3.26%) DB2
10 16 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
12 12 (1.86%) Pentaho
13 9 (1.40%) CorVu
13 9 (1.40%) OLTP
13 9 (1.40%) Big Data
14 7 (1.09%) Oracle Discoverer
14 7 (1.09%) MongoDB
15 6 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
15 6 (0.93%) SAS Data Integration Studio
16 5 (0.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 23 (3.57%) Eclipse
2 17 (2.64%) Ant
3 14 (2.17%) Git (software)
4 13 (2.02%) Jenkins
4 13 (2.02%) Subversion
5 11 (1.71%) Maven
6 9 (1.40%) SilkPerformer
6 9 (1.40%) LoadRunner
7 7 (1.09%) QuickTest Pro
7 7 (1.09%) JUnit
7 7 (1.09%) Oracle APEX
7 7 (1.09%) SoapUI
8 5 (0.78%) Log4j
8 5 (0.78%) JIRA
9 4 (0.62%) Toad
9 4 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (0.62%) ERwin
9 4 (0.62%) Mockito
9 4 (0.62%) Hudson
9 4 (0.62%) Gerrit
General
1 210 (32.61%) Finance
2 51 (7.92%) Banking
3 40 (6.21%) Retail
4 27 (4.19%) Financial Institution
5 22 (3.42%) Back Office
6 15 (2.33%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.55%) Games
7 10 (1.55%) Billing
8 7 (1.09%) Law
9 5 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (0.78%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.78%) Local Government
9 5 (0.78%) Marketing
10 4 (0.62%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.31%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.31%) Legal
12 2 (0.31%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.16%) Advertising
13 1 (0.16%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 113 (17.55%) Developer
2 110 (17.08%) Analyst
3 79 (12.27%) Administrator
4 77 (11.96%) Support Engineer
5 62 (9.63%) Applications Support
6 48 (7.45%) Support Analyst
7 40 (6.21%) Linux Engineer
8 39 (6.06%) Technical Analyst
9 37 (5.75%) Linux Support
10 36 (5.59%) Linux Administrator
11 32 (4.97%) Linux Support Engineer
11 32 (4.97%) Java Developer
12 30 (4.66%) UNIX Administrator
13 29 (4.50%) Consultant
14 27 (4.19%) Systems Administrator
14 27 (4.19%) DBA
15 26 (4.04%) Team Leader
15 26 (4.04%) UNIX Support
16 25 (3.88%) Applications Support Engineer
17 24 (3.73%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (11.34%) HTML
2 54 (8.39%) J2EE
2 54 (8.39%) XML
3 53 (8.23%) Middleware
4 50 (7.76%) Java EE
5 43 (6.68%) CSS
6 34 (5.28%) Web Services
7 29 (4.50%) Java SE
8 27 (4.19%) .NET
9 26 (4.04%) Spring
10 22 (3.42%) SOAP
11 21 (3.26%) Rendezvous
12 20 (3.11%) Hibernate
13 19 (2.95%) EJB
13 19 (2.95%) JSON
13 19 (2.95%) jQuery
14 17 (2.64%) XSLT
15 16 (2.48%) WSDL
15 16 (2.48%) XSD
15 16 (2.48%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 47 (7.30%) Management Information System
2 43 (6.68%) Computer Science
3 32 (4.97%) Mainframe
4 23 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (3.11%) Firmware
5 20 (3.11%) Mathematics
6 16 (2.48%) Open Source
7 13 (2.02%) Client/Server
8 11 (1.71%) Mobile App
9 10 (1.55%) User Experience
9 10 (1.55%) Online Games
10 9 (1.40%) IBM Mainframe
10 9 (1.40%) Physics
10 9 (1.40%) Cryptography
10 9 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.24%) Replication
11 8 (1.24%) Clustering
11 8 (1.24%) Tandem
12 4 (0.62%) PMI
12 4 (0.62%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 358 (55.59%) Linux
2 230 (35.71%) Windows
3 63 (9.78%) AIX
4 57 (8.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 53 (8.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 46 (7.14%) Solaris
7 29 (4.50%) Windows 7
8 27 (4.19%) Windows XP
9 26 (4.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 25 (3.88%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (3.26%) HPUX
12 19 (2.95%) CentOS
13 12 (1.86%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.62%) Android
14 4 (0.62%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.47%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.47%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.47%) Fedora
16 2 (0.31%) SUSE
16 2 (0.31%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (17.86%) ITIL
2 70 (10.87%) Problem Management
3 60 (9.32%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (8.07%) Change Management
5 40 (6.21%) Release Management
6 38 (5.90%) Software Engineering
7 36 (5.59%) Information Security
8 32 (4.97%) Validation
9 28 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 28 (4.35%) OO
9 28 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
10 27 (4.19%) Mentoring
11 25 (3.88%) Service Delivery
12 24 (3.73%) Project Management
12 24 (3.73%) Disaster Recovery
12 24 (3.73%) Performance Tuning
13 23 (3.57%) E-Commerce
13 23 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
14 20 (3.11%) PRINCE2
14 20 (3.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 234 (36.34%) SQL
2 190 (29.50%) Java
3 107 (16.61%) Shell Script
4 67 (10.40%) JavaScript
5 44 (6.83%) Perl
6 36 (5.59%) PHP
7 32 (4.97%) PL/SQL
8 27 (4.19%) Python
9 26 (4.04%) VB
9 26 (4.04%) C#
10 25 (3.88%) Delphi
11 24 (3.73%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 17 (2.64%) C
13 13 (2.02%) C++
14 12 (1.86%) Ruby
14 12 (1.86%) Korn
15 10 (1.55%) VB.NET
16 6 (0.93%) Prolog
16 6 (0.93%) Bash Shell
17 5 (0.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 93 (14.44%) Degree
2 27 (4.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (4.04%) MCSE
4 20 (3.11%) Security Cleared
5 19 (2.95%) MCP
6 16 (2.48%) CISSP
7 15 (2.33%) MCSA
7 15 (2.33%) MCTS
7 15 (2.33%) MCITP
8 14 (2.17%) ISTQB
8 14 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
8 14 (2.17%) CISM
8 14 (2.17%) ISEB
9 12 (1.86%) SC Cleared
10 10 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (1.55%) ISSAP
10 10 (1.55%) ISSMP
11 8 (1.24%) HND
12 7 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (1.09%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (6.83%) SLA
2 29 (4.50%) QA
3 10 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.09%) ISO 9000
5 5 (0.78%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.62%) COBIT
6 4 (0.62%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.31%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 38 (5.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (4.97%) Active Directory
3 16 (2.48%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.55%) Oracle RAC
5 9 (1.40%) MetaFrame
5 9 (1.40%) VMware ESX
6 8 (1.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 8 (1.24%) XenApp
6 8 (1.24%) vSphere
7 5 (0.78%) Varnish
7 5 (0.78%) Squid
7 5 (0.78%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 4 (0.62%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.31%) KVM
9 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.31%) GPFS
10 1 (0.16%) Docker
10 1 (0.16%) RHEV
10 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 19 (2.95%) Puppet
2 17 (2.64%) Tivoli
3 11 (1.71%) Nagios
4 10 (1.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 10 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (1.40%) NetBackup
6 8 (1.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 8 (1.24%) Data Guard
7 7 (1.09%) WhatsUp Gold
7 7 (1.09%) SCCM
7 7 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
7 7 (1.09%) WSUS
7 7 (1.09%) Backup Exec
7 7 (1.09%) HP SIM
8 5 (0.78%) SCOM
9 3 (0.47%) Oracle EDQ
9 3 (0.47%) Ansible
10 2 (0.31%) CA Wily
10 2 (0.31%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 220 (34.16%) Oracle
2 101 (15.68%) Microsoft
3 68 (10.56%) IBM
4 57 (8.85%) VMware
5 46 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 41 (6.37%) HP
7 32 (4.97%) Citrix
8 24 (3.73%) TIBCO
8 24 (3.73%) Remedy
8 24 (3.73%) Aquila
9 21 (3.26%) Cisco
10 13 (2.02%) Business Objects
10 13 (2.02%) Teradata
11 12 (1.86%) Sybase
11 12 (1.86%) Sophos
11 12 (1.86%) EMC
12 11 (1.71%) Symantec
13 10 (1.55%) CheckPoint
14 9 (1.40%) Dell
15 8 (1.24%) AppSense
Liverpool, Merseyside
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sale, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000 + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus good benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £45000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
Ascent People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
360 Resourcing
Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Liverpool
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Liverpool
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Wilmslow
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Stockport
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 16 days ago