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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 77 51 36
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -15
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 215 354 490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.30% 5.03% 6.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.26% 20.34% 25.03%
Number of salaries quoted 172 276 396
Average salary £45,000 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.28% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,050 £23,250 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1508 1740 1958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.15% 24.73% 26.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1244 1437 1654
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,100 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 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 -46 88 £36,750 -2.00% 23
Cheshire -20 70 £50,000 +25.00% 10
Merseyside +8 29 £50,000 +42.85% 4
Lancashire +4 13 £37,500 +4.16% 6
Cumbria - 8 £63,750 - 1
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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.

1 244 (49.00%) Windows
2 234 (46.99%) Linux
3 189 (37.95%) Oracle
4 180 (36.14%) Java
5 170 (34.14%) Finance
6 159 (31.93%) SQL
7 81 (16.27%) SQL Server
8 76 (15.26%) Retail
9 73 (14.66%) Middleware
10 72 (14.46%) XML
11 70 (14.06%) Degree
12 69 (13.86%) Analytical Skills
13 68 (13.65%) Microsoft
14 64 (12.85%) Web Services
15 62 (12.45%) SOAP
16 59 (11.85%) C++
16 59 (11.85%) VMware
17 55 (11.04%) Banking
18 54 (10.84%) Information Security
18 54 (10.84%) Oracle Database
19 52 (10.44%) Agile Software Development
19 52 (10.44%) Software Engineering
20 51 (10.24%) HTML
20 51 (10.24%) JMS
21 50 (10.04%) Mainframe
21 50 (10.04%) C
22 48 (9.64%) OO
23 46 (9.24%) J2EE
24 44 (8.84%) WebSphere
25 43 (8.63%) ITIL

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 44 (8.84%) WebSphere
2 33 (6.63%) Oracle Service Bus
3 23 (4.62%) WebLogic
3 23 (4.62%) Apache
4 19 (3.82%) GlassFish
5 14 (2.81%) nginx
5 14 (2.81%) Tomcat
6 12 (2.41%) SharePoint
7 9 (1.81%) MS Exchange
7 9 (1.81%) JBoss
7 9 (1.81%) Office Communications Server
8 8 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (1.61%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
9 7 (1.41%) IIS
10 6 (1.20%) NetWeaver
11 5 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (1.00%) WordPress
12 3 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 29 (5.82%) MS Excel
2 27 (5.42%) MS Office
3 4 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) PrintSoft PReS
4 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (5.42%) Oracle Retail
2 5 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.80%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.40%) Magento
6 1 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.20%) Exstream
6 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.41%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.40%) Office 365
4 1 (0.20%) IaaS
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.20%) SaaS
4 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (7.63%) Firewall
2 36 (7.23%) TCP/IP
3 25 (5.02%) DNS
4 23 (4.62%) LAN
4 23 (4.62%) WAN
5 20 (4.02%) SAN
5 20 (4.02%) Internet
6 18 (3.61%) SSL
6 18 (3.61%) DHCP
7 17 (3.41%) Intrusion Detection
7 17 (3.41%) Network Security
8 15 (3.01%) HTTP
8 15 (3.01%) VPN
9 10 (2.01%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (1.81%) VLAN
11 5 (1.00%) NetScaler
11 5 (1.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (0.80%) OpenLDAP
12 4 (0.80%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (16.27%) SQL Server
2 54 (10.84%) Oracle Database
3 43 (8.63%) Relational Database
4 40 (8.03%) Oracle Database 11g
5 34 (6.83%) Data Warehouse
6 29 (5.82%) Oracle ODI
7 26 (5.22%) RDBMS
8 24 (4.82%) MySQL
9 17 (3.41%) DB2
10 15 (3.01%) Ingres
10 15 (3.01%) OLTP
10 15 (3.01%) Big Data
11 12 (2.41%) DB2 UDB
11 12 (2.41%) Data Mining
12 11 (2.21%) Oracle Database 10g
12 11 (2.21%) Oracle Reports
12 11 (2.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 6 (1.20%) SAP HANA
13 6 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (1.20%) DTS
Development Applications
1 36 (7.23%) Oracle Forms
2 29 (5.82%) Eclipse
3 27 (5.42%) JUnit
3 27 (5.42%) Maven
4 24 (4.82%) Ant
5 12 (2.41%) LoadRunner
6 11 (2.21%) Subversion
7 9 (1.81%) Redmine
7 9 (1.81%) Git (software)
8 4 (0.80%) JIRA
8 4 (0.80%) Selenium
9 3 (0.60%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.60%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (0.40%) TestDirector
10 2 (0.40%) Mocha
10 2 (0.40%) QUnit
10 2 (0.40%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.20%) Eclipse RCP
11 1 (0.20%) Hudson
11 1 (0.20%) Toad
General
1 170 (34.14%) Finance
2 76 (15.26%) Retail
3 55 (11.04%) Banking
4 24 (4.82%) Financial Institution
5 12 (2.41%) Back Office
6 7 (1.41%) Marketing
7 6 (1.20%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.20%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.00%) Billing
9 4 (0.80%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.80%) Corporate Banking
9 4 (0.80%) Law
9 4 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.60%) Games
10 3 (0.60%) iGaming
11 1 (0.20%) Electronics
11 1 (0.20%) Publishing
11 1 (0.20%) Arabic Language
11 1 (0.20%) French Language
11 1 (0.20%) German Language
Job Titles
1 119 (23.90%) Developer
2 51 (10.24%) Analyst
3 46 (9.24%) Consultant
4 43 (8.63%) Java Developer
5 38 (7.63%) Software Engineer
6 35 (7.03%) Security Engineer
7 30 (6.02%) Architect
7 30 (6.02%) Oracle Developer
8 27 (5.42%) Oracle Consultant
9 26 (5.22%) DBA
10 19 (3.82%) Oracle SOA Developer
10 19 (3.82%) SOA Developer
11 18 (3.61%) Support Engineer
11 18 (3.61%) Administrator
12 17 (3.41%) Senior Developer
13 14 (2.81%) Network Engineer
14 13 (2.61%) Systems Administrator
14 13 (2.61%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 13 (2.61%) Teradata DBA
15 12 (2.41%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (14.66%) Middleware
2 72 (14.46%) XML
3 64 (12.85%) Web Services
4 62 (12.45%) SOAP
5 51 (10.24%) JMS
5 51 (10.24%) HTML
6 46 (9.24%) J2EE
7 33 (6.63%) WSDL
7 33 (6.63%) Hibernate
7 33 (6.63%) Spring
8 32 (6.43%) JSON
9 31 (6.22%) .NET
10 30 (6.02%) Servlets
11 29 (5.82%) Oracle Fusion
11 29 (5.82%) REST
12 27 (5.42%) RabbitMQ
12 27 (5.42%) ActiveMQ
13 26 (5.22%) CSS
14 25 (5.02%) Java EE
14 25 (5.02%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 69 (13.86%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (10.04%) Mainframe
3 21 (4.22%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (3.61%) Tandem
5 17 (3.41%) Open Source
6 16 (3.21%) IBM Mainframe
7 15 (3.01%) Cryptography
8 13 (2.61%) Computer Science
9 11 (2.21%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.61%) PKI
10 8 (1.61%) Data Structures
11 7 (1.41%) Clustering
12 6 (1.20%) GIS
13 5 (1.00%) User Experience
13 5 (1.00%) Mobile App
13 5 (1.00%) Fixed Income
14 4 (0.80%) LPAR
15 3 (0.60%) Online Games
15 3 (0.60%) Algorithms
15 3 (0.60%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 244 (49.00%) Windows
2 234 (46.99%) Linux
3 42 (8.43%) AIX
4 34 (6.83%) Solaris
5 26 (5.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (3.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (3.41%) Windows 7
8 12 (2.41%) CentOS
8 12 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (2.41%) Ubuntu
9 8 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (1.41%) Windows XP
11 6 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (1.00%) HPUX
13 4 (0.80%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.40%) OpenBSD
14 2 (0.40%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.20%) NetWare
15 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.20%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (10.84%) Information Security
2 52 (10.44%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (10.44%) Software Engineering
3 48 (9.64%) OO
4 43 (8.63%) ITIL
5 42 (8.43%) E-Commerce
6 38 (7.63%) TDD
7 31 (6.22%) SOA
8 28 (5.62%) Load Balancing
9 24 (4.82%) Change Management
10 23 (4.62%) Problem Management
11 22 (4.42%) Network Design
12 21 (4.22%) Mentoring
13 20 (4.02%) OOP
14 19 (3.82%) Risk Management
14 19 (3.82%) Penetration Testing
14 19 (3.82%) Automated Testing
15 17 (3.41%) Logistics
15 17 (3.41%) Requirements Analysis
15 17 (3.41%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 180 (36.14%) Java
2 159 (31.93%) SQL
3 59 (11.85%) C++
4 50 (10.04%) C
5 42 (8.43%) JavaScript
6 35 (7.03%) PL/SQL
7 28 (5.62%) Shell Script
8 23 (4.62%) PHP
9 20 (4.02%) Perl
10 19 (3.82%) C#
11 17 (3.41%) VB
12 12 (2.41%) PowerShell
13 11 (2.21%) JCL
14 9 (1.81%) Python
15 5 (1.00%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.80%) Objective-C
16 4 (0.80%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.80%) VBA
17 3 (0.60%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 70 (14.06%) Degree
2 34 (6.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (6.63%) MCSE
4 18 (3.61%) Security Cleared
5 17 (3.41%) MCP
6 16 (3.21%) ISEB
7 15 (3.01%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (3.01%) SC Cleared
8 14 (2.81%) MCITP
8 14 (2.81%) MCSA
9 12 (2.41%) CCNA
9 12 (2.41%) CISSP
10 11 (2.21%) CCNP
11 10 (2.01%) Citrix Certification
11 10 (2.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (1.81%) CCEA
12 9 (1.81%) CCA
12 9 (1.81%) MCSD
13 6 (1.20%) A+ Certification
13 6 (1.20%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (5.22%) PCI DSS
3 12 (2.41%) QA
4 11 (2.21%) SLA
5 10 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 8 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.20%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.20%) COBIT
System Software
1 37 (7.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (3.01%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.81%) Snort
4 5 (1.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.00%) XenApp
5 4 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.80%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.60%) vSphere
6 3 (0.60%) Dovecot
6 3 (0.60%) KVM
6 3 (0.60%) Sendmail
6 3 (0.60%) iptables
7 2 (0.40%) Ceph
7 2 (0.40%) Openswan
7 2 (0.40%) SpamAssassin
7 2 (0.40%) OpenSIPS
7 2 (0.40%) Corosync
7 2 (0.40%) Varnish
7 2 (0.40%) XenServer
7 2 (0.40%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 12 (2.41%) Nagios
2 9 (1.81%) NetBackup
3 6 (1.20%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 5 (1.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (1.00%) Puppet
5 3 (0.60%) Cacti
6 2 (0.40%) Munin
6 2 (0.40%) yum
6 2 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.40%) SCCM
6 2 (0.40%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.40%) OVSD
6 2 (0.40%) OpenView
6 2 (0.40%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.40%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (0.40%) logstash
6 2 (0.40%) Rsyslog
6 2 (0.40%) Bacula
6 2 (0.40%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 189 (37.95%) Oracle
2 68 (13.65%) Microsoft
3 59 (11.85%) VMware
4 41 (8.23%) HP
5 40 (8.03%) IBM
6 32 (6.43%) Teradata
7 25 (5.02%) Cisco
7 25 (5.02%) Red Hat
8 21 (4.22%) Citrix
9 13 (2.61%) Sybase
10 12 (2.41%) EMC
11 11 (2.21%) NetApp
12 9 (1.81%) Sourcefire
13 8 (1.61%) SolarWinds
13 8 (1.61%) SAP
14 6 (1.20%) TIBCO
14 6 (1.20%) 3PAR
15 5 (1.00%) Juniper
16 4 (0.80%) Hitachi
16 4 (0.80%) Sun
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £44000 - £52000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Computer Futures - North (Permanent)
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 18 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Corporate benefiits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + Superb training
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, pension, healthcare, life i
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EXCELerate
Salary: Circa £50k plus Healthcare and pension
Posted: 7 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
Yodel
Posted: 13 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago