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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 59 56 51
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 272 312 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.04% 4.25% 4.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.09% 18.03% 18.81%
Number of salaries quoted 196 269 290
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,817 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.31% +2.50%
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
1592 1730 1749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.67% 23.57% 25.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1283 1405 1518
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 August 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 August 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 +5 141 £42,750 -5.00% 19
Cheshire -30 59 £47,500 +35.71% 12
Lancashire +23 25 £25,000 -30.55% 6
Merseyside -5 25 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Cumbria +1 10 £32,500 -41.44% 2
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 210 (46.98%) Linux
2 183 (40.94%) Oracle
3 182 (40.72%) Windows
4 143 (31.99%) SQL
5 122 (27.29%) Java
6 112 (25.06%) Finance
7 84 (18.79%) SQL Server
8 79 (17.67%) Oracle Database
9 77 (17.23%) Microsoft
10 70 (15.66%) VMware
11 69 (15.44%) Relational Database
12 66 (14.77%) Oracle Database 11g
13 64 (14.32%) AIX
14 63 (14.09%) Retail
15 61 (13.65%) Degree
16 56 (12.53%) Banking
16 56 (12.53%) Solaris
16 56 (12.53%) Middleware
17 55 (12.30%) XML
18 54 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
19 49 (10.96%) ITIL
19 49 (10.96%) C++
20 48 (10.74%) C
21 43 (9.62%) SOAP
22 42 (9.40%) Change Management
22 42 (9.40%) Software Engineering
22 42 (9.40%) VMware Infrastructure
23 41 (9.17%) Hibernate
23 41 (9.17%) HP
24 40 (8.95%) IBM

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 32 (7.16%) WebLogic
2 27 (6.04%) WebSphere
3 22 (4.92%) Oracle Service Bus
4 19 (4.25%) Tomcat
5 16 (3.58%) JBoss
6 15 (3.36%) Apache
7 13 (2.91%) NetWeaver
8 12 (2.68%) SharePoint
8 12 (2.68%) Oracle Application Server
9 10 (2.24%) IIS
10 8 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
11 7 (1.57%) MS Exchange
11 7 (1.57%) SAS
11 7 (1.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 7 (1.57%) GlassFish
12 6 (1.34%) Office Communications Server
12 6 (1.34%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
12 6 (1.34%) CMS
13 4 (0.89%) iPlanet
13 4 (0.89%) WordPress
Applications
1 28 (6.26%) MS Excel
2 24 (5.37%) MS Office
3 11 (2.46%) MS Project
4 6 (1.34%) Photoshop
5 5 (1.12%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 34 (7.61%) Oracle Applications
2 24 (5.37%) Oracle 11i
2 24 (5.37%) Oracle EBS
3 23 (5.15%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (1.57%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
5 5 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.22%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (1.57%) SaaS
2 6 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.22%) PaaS
3 1 (0.22%) GitHub
3 1 (0.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (7.83%) SAN
2 30 (6.71%) Firewall
3 18 (4.03%) TCP/IP
4 17 (3.80%) LAN
4 17 (3.80%) WAN
5 16 (3.58%) HTTP
5 16 (3.58%) DNS
6 15 (3.36%) NAS
7 10 (2.24%) DHCP
7 10 (2.24%) Wireless
7 10 (2.24%) Internet
8 9 (2.01%) OSPF
8 9 (2.01%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (2.01%) SNMP
9 8 (1.79%) Network Security
10 7 (1.57%) ICMP
10 7 (1.57%) VoIP
11 6 (1.34%) VLAN
12 5 (1.12%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (0.89%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (18.79%) SQL Server
2 79 (17.67%) Oracle Database
3 69 (15.44%) Relational Database
4 66 (14.77%) Oracle Database 11g
5 40 (8.95%) RDBMS
6 39 (8.72%) MySQL
7 38 (8.50%) Oracle Database 10g
8 29 (6.49%) Oracle9i Database
9 28 (6.26%) Oracle Database 12c
10 22 (4.92%) Oracle ODI
10 22 (4.92%) DB2
11 14 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (2.46%) Oracle Discoverer
13 10 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (2.01%) BusinessObjects
14 9 (2.01%) Informix
15 8 (1.79%) Oracle8/8i Database
15 8 (1.79%) Big Data
16 7 (1.57%) SAP HANA
16 7 (1.57%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 30 (6.71%) Maven
2 19 (4.25%) JUnit
3 15 (3.36%) Eclipse
3 15 (3.36%) Ant
4 13 (2.91%) LoadRunner
5 10 (2.24%) Git (software)
5 10 (2.24%) Selenium
5 10 (2.24%) Jenkins
5 10 (2.24%) Subversion
6 6 (1.34%) Selenium IDE
6 6 (1.34%) Redmine
6 6 (1.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (1.12%) Log4j
8 4 (0.89%) Grunt
9 3 (0.67%) Rational Functional Tester
9 3 (0.67%) Bugzilla
9 3 (0.67%) SilkTest
9 3 (0.67%) HP UFT
10 2 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.45%) JIRA
General
1 112 (25.06%) Finance
2 63 (14.09%) Retail
3 56 (12.53%) Banking
4 11 (2.46%) Financial Institution
4 11 (2.46%) Back Office
5 10 (2.24%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.34%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.12%) Advertising
7 5 (1.12%) Corporate Banking
8 4 (0.89%) Games
9 3 (0.67%) Marketing
9 3 (0.67%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.45%) Legal
10 2 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.45%) Electronics
11 1 (0.22%) Publishing
11 1 (0.22%) Law
11 1 (0.22%) Billing
11 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.22%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 73 (16.33%) Developer
2 55 (12.30%) DBA
3 47 (10.51%) Analyst
4 44 (9.84%) Administrator
5 40 (8.95%) Oracle DBA
6 33 (7.38%) Software Engineer
7 24 (5.37%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 23 (5.15%) Consultant
9 21 (4.70%) Support Engineer
10 20 (4.47%) UNIX Specialist
10 20 (4.47%) Security Engineer
11 19 (4.25%) Technical Specialist
11 19 (4.25%) Java Developer
12 17 (3.80%) Oracle Developer
12 17 (3.80%) Architect
13 15 (3.36%) Oracle SOA Developer
13 15 (3.36%) SOA Developer
14 14 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
15 13 (2.91%) Applications Support
15 13 (2.91%) UNIX Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (12.53%) Middleware
2 55 (12.30%) XML
3 43 (9.62%) SOAP
4 41 (9.17%) Hibernate
5 38 (8.50%) J2EE
6 36 (8.05%) HTML
7 32 (7.16%) Java EE
7 32 (7.16%) Oracle Fusion
8 31 (6.94%) Spring
8 31 (6.94%) JMS
9 30 (6.71%) JSON
10 29 (6.49%) Web Services
11 25 (5.59%) WSDL
11 25 (5.59%) Servlets
11 25 (5.59%) REST
12 24 (5.37%) RabbitMQ
12 24 (5.37%) ActiveMQ
13 20 (4.47%) CSS
14 16 (3.58%) .NET
15 15 (3.36%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 54 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (6.26%) Computer Science
3 26 (5.82%) Enterprise Software
4 25 (5.59%) Data Centre
5 24 (5.37%) Management Information System
6 23 (5.15%) Mainframe
7 22 (4.92%) Clustering
8 14 (3.13%) LPAR
9 11 (2.46%) User Experience
10 8 (1.79%) Cryptography
11 7 (1.57%) Derivative
11 7 (1.57%) Data Structures
12 5 (1.12%) HACMP
13 4 (0.89%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.89%) Online Banking
13 4 (0.89%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.89%) PKI
13 4 (0.89%) Cybercrime
13 4 (0.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 3 (0.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 210 (46.98%) Linux
2 182 (40.72%) Windows
3 64 (14.32%) AIX
4 56 (12.53%) Solaris
5 18 (4.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (3.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (3.13%) SUSE
8 10 (2.24%) HPUX
9 7 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (1.57%) Android
9 7 (1.57%) Windows 7
9 7 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (1.34%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.67%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.67%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.67%) CentOS
11 3 (0.67%) NetWare
12 2 (0.45%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.45%) Tru64
12 2 (0.45%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (10.96%) ITIL
2 42 (9.40%) Change Management
2 42 (9.40%) Software Engineering
3 39 (8.72%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (8.28%) TDD
4 37 (8.28%) E-Commerce
5 34 (7.61%) Information Security
6 30 (6.71%) Software Architecture
7 28 (6.26%) Logistics
8 27 (6.04%) Business Intelligence
9 26 (5.82%) SOA
9 26 (5.82%) Open Source
10 24 (5.37%) Test Scripting
10 24 (5.37%) Disaster Recovery
11 22 (4.92%) Migration
11 22 (4.92%) SDLC
12 21 (4.70%) Performance Tuning
13 20 (4.47%) Service Delivery
14 19 (4.25%) Project Management
15 18 (4.03%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 143 (31.99%) SQL
2 122 (27.29%) Java
3 49 (10.96%) C++
4 48 (10.74%) C
5 26 (5.82%) Shell Script
6 24 (5.37%) Perl
7 23 (5.15%) PHP
8 21 (4.70%) JavaScript
8 21 (4.70%) Python
9 14 (3.13%) C#
10 10 (2.24%) VB
10 10 (2.24%) Ruby
11 8 (1.79%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.57%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.34%) sed
13 6 (1.34%) Groovy
13 6 (1.34%) AWK
14 3 (0.67%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.45%) VBA
15 2 (0.45%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 61 (13.65%) Degree
2 32 (7.16%) Security Cleared
3 30 (6.71%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.68%) ISEB
5 11 (2.46%) MCSE
5 11 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (2.24%) Citrix Certification
6 10 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (1.79%) DV Cleared
7 8 (1.79%) CCNA
8 7 (1.57%) CISSP
8 7 (1.57%) CCA
8 7 (1.57%) CCNP
9 6 (1.34%) MCSD
9 6 (1.34%) CCEA
9 6 (1.34%) ISTQB
9 6 (1.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (0.89%) A+ Certification
11 3 (0.67%) EMC Certification
11 3 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (4.92%) SLA
3 18 (4.03%) QA
4 9 (2.01%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 3 (0.67%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 42 (9.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (6.49%) Oracle RAC
3 12 (2.68%) Active Directory
4 9 (2.01%) Samba
5 8 (1.79%) VMware ESX
6 6 (1.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 5 (1.12%) NFS
8 4 (0.89%) vSphere
9 3 (0.67%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (0.67%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.67%) XenApp
9 3 (0.67%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.22%) Snort
10 1 (0.22%) XenServer
10 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.22%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.22%) iptables
Systems Management
1 28 (6.26%) Data Guard
2 25 (5.59%) Oracle RMAN
3 13 (2.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 10 (2.24%) Tivoli
5 9 (2.01%) SCCM
5 9 (2.01%) Puppet
6 4 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.67%) OVSD
7 3 (0.67%) WSUS
7 3 (0.67%) OpenView
7 3 (0.67%) MOM
7 3 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.67%) Nagios
8 2 (0.45%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.45%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 2 (0.45%) OMEGAMON
8 2 (0.45%) CA Wily
8 2 (0.45%) logstash
8 2 (0.45%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 183 (40.94%) Oracle
2 77 (17.23%) Microsoft
3 70 (15.66%) VMware
4 41 (9.17%) HP
5 40 (8.95%) IBM
6 29 (6.49%) Cisco
7 25 (5.59%) Red Hat
8 23 (5.15%) Sun
9 21 (4.70%) Teradata
10 20 (4.47%) Citrix
10 20 (4.47%) SAP
11 14 (3.13%) Juniper
11 14 (3.13%) EMC
12 11 (2.46%) Hitachi
13 10 (2.24%) Hyperion
14 8 (1.79%) Veritas
15 7 (1.57%) McAfee
15 7 (1.57%) Sybase
15 7 (1.57%) Fortinet
16 6 (1.34%) NetScout
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Walter Samuel Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Isle of Man
Pentasia Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Overtime
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dufrain Consulting
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + on call
Posted: 3 days ago
Chorley
Modis International - London
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Health and pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £33000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago