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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 56 43 39
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 281 362 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.04% 5.58% 6.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.47% 22.02% 24.44%
Number of salaries quoted 259 300 404
Average salary £43,000 £39,500 £38,240
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.86% +3.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,225 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,750 £51,450
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
1817 1644 1960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 26.12% 25.34% 25.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1595 1412 1722
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -43 113 £38,000 -2.56% 28
Cheshire -7 108 £47,500 +15.85% 7
Merseyside +19 28 £42,500 +2.40% 4
Lancashire -10 7 £40,000 +25.00% 3
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 310 (49.92%) Linux
2 291 (46.86%) Windows
3 225 (36.23%) Finance
4 218 (35.10%) Oracle
5 182 (29.31%) SQL
6 179 (28.82%) Java
7 111 (17.87%) Microsoft
8 98 (15.78%) Middleware
9 89 (14.33%) Degree
10 73 (11.76%) ITIL
11 70 (11.27%) SQL Server
12 68 (10.95%) VMware
13 67 (10.79%) Retail
14 66 (10.63%) Agile Software Development
15 65 (10.47%) Oracle Database
16 64 (10.31%) IBM
17 62 (9.98%) Analytical Skills
18 59 (9.50%) Mainframe
18 59 (9.50%) JavaScript
18 59 (9.50%) Web Services
19 58 (9.34%) Information Security
20 56 (9.02%) TCP/IP
21 55 (8.86%) XML
21 55 (8.86%) HTML
22 54 (8.70%) Problem Management
23 49 (7.89%) Banking
23 49 (7.89%) PL/SQL
23 49 (7.89%) Apache
23 49 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
24 47 (7.57%) SOAP

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 49 (7.89%) Apache
2 35 (5.64%) WebSphere
3 27 (4.35%) Oracle Service Bus
4 24 (3.86%) MS Exchange
5 22 (3.54%) WebLogic
6 19 (3.06%) Tomcat
7 17 (2.74%) SharePoint
8 15 (2.42%) nginx
9 11 (1.77%) JBoss
9 11 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2007
10 10 (1.61%) GlassFish
11 9 (1.45%) SAS
11 9 (1.45%) Lync
11 9 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (1.29%) Office Communications Server
12 8 (1.29%) WebSphere Application Server
12 8 (1.29%) IIS
13 7 (1.13%) WordPress
13 7 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 38 (6.12%) MS Office
2 29 (4.67%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.32%) MS Project
5 1 (0.16%) SPSS
5 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 31 (4.99%) Oracle Retail
2 11 (1.77%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.13%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.97%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.48%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.48%) Magento
5 3 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.16%) CSG Singleview
6 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.16%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (2.74%) Amazon S3
3 5 (0.81%) Office 365
4 2 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.32%) SaaS
5 1 (0.16%) PaaS
5 1 (0.16%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (9.02%) TCP/IP
2 41 (6.60%) WAN
3 40 (6.44%) Internet
4 36 (5.80%) LAN
4 36 (5.80%) Firewall
5 26 (4.19%) SAN
6 25 (4.03%) DNS
7 23 (3.70%) DHCP
8 20 (3.22%) Intrusion Detection
9 19 (3.06%) VPN
10 18 (2.90%) SSL
11 16 (2.58%) Wi-Fi
12 14 (2.25%) Network Security
13 11 (1.77%) SNMP
14 10 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (1.61%) HTTP
15 5 (0.81%) VLAN
16 4 (0.64%) NetScaler
16 4 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
16 4 (0.64%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 65 (10.47%) Oracle Database
3 42 (6.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 41 (6.60%) Relational Database
5 40 (6.44%) MySQL
6 29 (4.67%) DB2
7 24 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
8 22 (3.54%) Oracle Reports
8 22 (3.54%) Oracle ODI
9 21 (3.38%) OLTP
10 18 (2.90%) Ingres
10 18 (2.90%) RDBMS
11 17 (2.74%) Oracle Database 10g
11 17 (2.74%) Big Data
12 16 (2.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 13 (2.09%) Data Mining
14 12 (1.93%) DB2 UDB
15 11 (1.77%) Crystal Reports
16 7 (1.13%) Oracle Discoverer
16 7 (1.13%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 39 (6.28%) Oracle Forms
2 27 (4.35%) Eclipse
3 20 (3.22%) JUnit
4 15 (2.42%) Subversion
5 13 (2.09%) Ant
5 13 (2.09%) Maven
6 9 (1.45%) QuickTest Pro
6 9 (1.45%) LoadRunner
7 8 (1.29%) Redmine
7 8 (1.29%) Git (software)
8 7 (1.13%) SilkPerformer
9 6 (0.97%) SoapUI
9 6 (0.97%) Selenium
10 5 (0.81%) Jenkins
11 4 (0.64%) JIRA
12 3 (0.48%) FitNesse
12 3 (0.48%) Gradle
12 3 (0.48%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.32%) Gerrit
13 2 (0.32%) Mocha
General
1 225 (36.23%) Finance
2 67 (10.79%) Retail
3 49 (7.89%) Banking
4 26 (4.19%) Back Office
5 21 (3.38%) Financial Institution
6 11 (1.77%) Games
7 8 (1.29%) Marketing
8 7 (1.13%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.13%) Law
9 5 (0.81%) Billing
10 3 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.48%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.32%) Legal
11 2 (0.32%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.16%) International Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Arabic Language
12 1 (0.16%) French Language
12 1 (0.16%) German Language
12 1 (0.16%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 125 (20.13%) Developer
2 64 (10.31%) Analyst
3 49 (7.89%) Consultant
4 47 (7.57%) Architect
5 46 (7.41%) Administrator
6 37 (5.96%) Infrastructure Architect
7 36 (5.80%) DBA
7 36 (5.80%) Designer
8 34 (5.48%) Software Engineer
9 33 (5.31%) Infrastructure Designer
10 32 (5.15%) Security Engineer
10 32 (5.15%) Systems Administrator
11 31 (4.99%) Oracle Consultant
11 31 (4.99%) Java Developer
12 27 (4.35%) Support Analyst
12 27 (4.35%) Support Engineer
13 24 (3.86%) Oracle Developer
14 23 (3.70%) Oracle DBA
15 21 (3.38%) Web Developer
16 20 (3.22%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (15.78%) Middleware
2 59 (9.50%) Web Services
3 55 (8.86%) XML
3 55 (8.86%) HTML
4 47 (7.57%) SOAP
5 36 (5.80%) CSS
6 29 (4.67%) J2EE
7 28 (4.51%) jQuery
8 26 (4.19%) Java EE
9 25 (4.03%) JMS
10 24 (3.86%) HTML5
11 23 (3.70%) Ajax
12 22 (3.54%) WebSphere MQ
12 22 (3.54%) WSDL
12 22 (3.54%) Oracle Fusion
13 20 (3.22%) Servlets
14 19 (3.06%) JSON
15 18 (2.90%) Spring
15 18 (2.90%) .NET
16 16 (2.58%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 62 (9.98%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (9.50%) Mainframe
3 36 (5.80%) Tandem
4 35 (5.64%) IBM Mainframe
5 27 (4.35%) Computer Science
6 17 (2.74%) Open Source
7 15 (2.42%) Management Information System
8 11 (1.77%) Mathematics
8 11 (1.77%) Mobile App
8 11 (1.77%) Online Games
9 9 (1.45%) Physics
10 8 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.13%) Fixed Income
12 6 (0.97%) User Experience
12 6 (0.97%) Clustering
12 6 (0.97%) GIS
13 5 (0.81%) Cryptography
14 4 (0.64%) Algorithms
14 4 (0.64%) Telematics
14 4 (0.64%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 310 (49.92%) Linux
2 291 (46.86%) Windows
3 49 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 47 (7.57%) AIX
5 34 (5.48%) Solaris
6 30 (4.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (4.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (3.86%) Windows 7
9 19 (3.06%) Windows XP
10 15 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (2.25%) CentOS
11 14 (2.25%) HPUX
12 5 (0.81%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.81%) Android
12 5 (0.81%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.32%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.16%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.16%) zOS
15 1 (0.16%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (11.76%) ITIL
2 66 (10.63%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (9.34%) Information Security
4 54 (8.70%) Problem Management
5 46 (7.41%) Software Engineering
6 43 (6.92%) E-Commerce
7 42 (6.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 37 (5.96%) OO
9 31 (4.99%) Risk Analysis
10 25 (4.03%) Disaster Recovery
10 25 (4.03%) SOA
10 25 (4.03%) Load Balancing
11 23 (3.70%) Service Management
11 23 (3.70%) Change Management
12 19 (3.06%) Network Design
12 19 (3.06%) Software Testing
12 19 (3.06%) Mentoring
13 17 (2.74%) Release Management
14 16 (2.58%) Capacity Management
14 16 (2.58%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 182 (29.31%) SQL
2 179 (28.82%) Java
3 59 (9.50%) JavaScript
4 49 (7.89%) PL/SQL
5 45 (7.25%) Shell Script
6 33 (5.31%) Perl
7 32 (5.15%) PHP
7 32 (5.15%) C++
8 27 (4.35%) C
9 19 (3.06%) C#
10 14 (2.25%) Python
11 13 (2.09%) JCL
12 12 (1.93%) PowerShell
13 9 (1.45%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.29%) VB
15 6 (0.97%) PHP5
16 4 (0.64%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.64%) VBA
17 3 (0.48%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.48%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 89 (14.33%) Degree
2 36 (5.80%) MCSE
2 36 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (3.54%) CISSP
4 19 (3.06%) MCP
4 19 (3.06%) Security Cleared
5 17 (2.74%) MCSA
5 17 (2.74%) ISEB
5 17 (2.74%) MCITP
6 16 (2.58%) SC Cleared
7 12 (1.93%) ISTQB
7 12 (1.93%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (1.77%) CCNA
8 11 (1.77%) MCTS
9 10 (1.61%) CISM
9 10 (1.61%) CCNP
10 8 (1.29%) ISSAP
10 8 (1.29%) ISSMP
10 8 (1.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (1.29%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.80%) SLA
2 22 (3.54%) QA
3 18 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 13 (2.09%) PCI DSS
6 9 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (1.13%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.32%) COBIT
System Software
1 45 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (2.90%) Active Directory
3 15 (2.42%) Hyper-V
4 13 (2.09%) Firmware
5 11 (1.77%) VMware ESX
6 10 (1.61%) vSphere
6 10 (1.61%) Snort
7 8 (1.29%) XenApp
7 8 (1.29%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (0.97%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (0.81%) MetaFrame
9 5 (0.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.48%) Sendmail
10 3 (0.48%) KVM
11 2 (0.32%) Dovecot
12 1 (0.16%) NFS
12 1 (0.16%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.16%) Samba
12 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (2.25%) NetBackup
1 14 (2.25%) Norton AntiVirus
2 12 (1.93%) Nagios
3 9 (1.45%) SCCM
4 7 (1.13%) WSUS
4 7 (1.13%) Backup Exec
4 7 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (1.13%) WhatsUp Gold
4 7 (1.13%) HP SIM
4 7 (1.13%) Puppet
5 5 (0.81%) Data Guard
6 4 (0.64%) Cacti
6 4 (0.64%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 4 (0.64%) BladeLogic
7 3 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.32%) Hyperic
8 2 (0.32%) Ansible
8 2 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.32%) SCOM
8 2 (0.32%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 218 (35.10%) Oracle
2 111 (17.87%) Microsoft
3 68 (10.95%) VMware
4 64 (10.31%) IBM
5 45 (7.25%) HP
6 35 (5.64%) Cisco
7 32 (5.15%) Red Hat
8 24 (3.86%) Citrix
9 23 (3.70%) Sybase
10 21 (3.38%) Teradata
11 15 (2.42%) Symantec
12 10 (1.61%) Sourcefire
12 10 (1.61%) NetApp
12 10 (1.61%) Dell
13 9 (1.45%) Informatica
13 9 (1.45%) CheckPoint
13 9 (1.45%) 3PAR
14 7 (1.13%) McAfee
14 7 (1.13%) Sophos
15 6 (0.97%) Zend
Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum +Excellent bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £48,000 to £68,000 per annum + Bens +Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Banking Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Aquilaheywood
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Resolve Recruitment
Salary: £40,000 p/annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Intapeople
Salary: £34000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Intapeople
Salary: £34000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £450000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits AND bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
City, Liverpool
Axiom Software Solutions
Salary: up to 60k GBP pa + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 4 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £40000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Lancashire
DAI Ltd
Salary: £24,000 - £38,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago