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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 86 54 42
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -12
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 197 310 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.06% 4.40% 5.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.48% 17.49% 20.31%
Number of salaries quoted 145 278 344
Average salary £42,500 £38,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
1461 1772 1950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.71% 25.13% 26.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1198 1481 1680
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -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 30 June 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 June 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 -28 95 £39,000 -8.77% 31
Cheshire -34 57 £47,500 +15.85% 4
Merseyside +7 28 £50,000 +42.85% 3
Lancashire -22 10 £36,250 +0.69% 4
Cumbria - 2 £48,750 - 1
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 201 (46.10%) Windows
2 192 (44.04%) Linux
3 172 (39.45%) Oracle
4 156 (35.78%) Java
5 130 (29.82%) SQL
6 120 (27.52%) Finance
7 84 (19.27%) SQL Server
8 76 (17.43%) Retail
9 69 (15.83%) Degree
10 67 (15.37%) Microsoft
11 66 (15.14%) XML
12 63 (14.45%) C++
13 62 (14.22%) Oracle Database
14 61 (13.99%) Relational Database
15 59 (13.53%) C
16 57 (13.07%) Middleware
16 57 (13.07%) Banking
17 56 (12.84%) VMware
17 56 (12.84%) Software Engineering
18 54 (12.39%) SOAP
19 52 (11.93%) AIX
20 51 (11.70%) Oracle Database 11g
20 51 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
21 49 (11.24%) Solaris
22 46 (10.55%) JMS
22 46 (10.55%) TDD
23 45 (10.32%) Firewall
24 42 (9.63%) HP
24 42 (9.63%) OO
25 41 (9.40%) JSON

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 30 (6.88%) WebSphere
1 30 (6.88%) Oracle Service Bus
2 21 (4.82%) WebLogic
3 18 (4.13%) Apache
3 18 (4.13%) Tomcat
4 13 (2.98%) SharePoint
4 13 (2.98%) GlassFish
5 12 (2.75%) NetWeaver
6 9 (2.06%) Office Communications Server
7 8 (1.83%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (1.83%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
7 8 (1.83%) JBoss
8 7 (1.61%) IIS
9 6 (1.38%) MS Exchange
9 6 (1.38%) nginx
10 5 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.92%) SAS
12 3 (0.69%) iPlanet
12 3 (0.69%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 31 (7.11%) MS Excel
2 28 (6.42%) MS Office
3 10 (2.29%) MS Project
4 7 (1.61%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.15%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.23%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 12 (2.75%) Oracle Applications
2 10 (2.29%) Oracle Retail
3 9 (2.06%) Oracle 11i
4 8 (1.83%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (1.83%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.23%) Magento
7 1 (0.23%) Exstream
7 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.46%) SaaS
2 2 (0.46%) PaaS
2 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (10.32%) Firewall
2 23 (5.28%) TCP/IP
3 22 (5.05%) DNS
3 22 (5.05%) SAN
4 21 (4.82%) LAN
5 20 (4.59%) WAN
6 14 (3.21%) DHCP
7 13 (2.98%) HTTP
7 13 (2.98%) Network Security
8 11 (2.52%) NAS
9 10 (2.29%) VPN
9 10 (2.29%) Intrusion Detection
10 9 (2.06%) VLAN
11 8 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (1.83%) Internet
11 8 (1.83%) OSPF
12 7 (1.61%) VoIP
12 7 (1.61%) SNMP
13 6 (1.38%) ICMP
13 6 (1.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (19.27%) SQL Server
2 62 (14.22%) Oracle Database
3 61 (13.99%) Relational Database
4 51 (11.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 38 (8.72%) RDBMS
6 30 (6.88%) Oracle ODI
7 26 (5.96%) Data Warehouse
7 26 (5.96%) MySQL
8 17 (3.90%) Oracle Database 10g
9 13 (2.98%) DB2
10 11 (2.52%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (2.06%) Oracle Database 12c
11 9 (2.06%) Big Data
12 8 (1.83%) OLTP
13 7 (1.61%) Oracle9i Database
13 7 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (1.38%) SQL Server 2000
14 6 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (1.38%) SAP HANA
14 6 (1.38%) DTS
Development Applications
1 36 (8.26%) Maven
2 20 (4.59%) Eclipse
3 18 (4.13%) Ant
3 18 (4.13%) JUnit
3 18 (4.13%) Oracle Forms
4 12 (2.75%) LoadRunner
5 8 (1.83%) Subversion
6 5 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (0.92%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.92%) Redmine
7 4 (0.92%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.69%) Selenium IDE
8 3 (0.69%) Selenium
9 2 (0.46%) Mocha
9 2 (0.46%) QUnit
9 2 (0.46%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.46%) Log4j
10 1 (0.23%) JIRA
10 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.23%) Mercurial
General
1 120 (27.52%) Finance
2 76 (17.43%) Retail
3 57 (13.07%) Banking
4 20 (4.59%) Financial Institution
5 12 (2.75%) Back Office
6 8 (1.83%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.61%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.15%) Games
8 5 (1.15%) Advertising
8 5 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.92%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (0.69%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.69%) Law
10 3 (0.69%) iGaming
11 2 (0.46%) Marketing
12 1 (0.23%) Arabic Language
12 1 (0.23%) French Language
12 1 (0.23%) German Language
12 1 (0.23%) Billing
12 1 (0.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 93 (21.33%) Developer
2 45 (10.32%) Analyst
2 45 (10.32%) Software Engineer
3 32 (7.34%) Security Engineer
4 30 (6.88%) Java Developer
5 27 (6.19%) Oracle Developer
6 25 (5.73%) DBA
7 24 (5.50%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 24 (5.50%) SOA Developer
8 23 (5.28%) Consultant
8 23 (5.28%) Administrator
9 22 (5.05%) Architect
10 19 (4.36%) Oracle DBA
11 16 (3.67%) Network Engineer
11 16 (3.67%) Technical Specialist
12 14 (3.21%) Systems Engineer
13 13 (2.98%) 2nd Line Support
13 13 (2.98%) UNIX Specialist
14 12 (2.75%) Service Desk Analyst
14 12 (2.75%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (15.14%) XML
2 57 (13.07%) Middleware
3 54 (12.39%) SOAP
4 46 (10.55%) JMS
5 41 (9.40%) JSON
6 39 (8.94%) Hibernate
6 39 (8.94%) J2EE
7 38 (8.72%) WSDL
7 38 (8.72%) Spring
8 37 (8.49%) HTML
8 37 (8.49%) Servlets
9 34 (7.80%) ActiveMQ
9 34 (7.80%) RabbitMQ
9 34 (7.80%) REST
10 33 (7.57%) Oracle Fusion
11 31 (7.11%) Java EE
12 29 (6.65%) Web Services
13 22 (5.05%) .NET
14 16 (3.67%) EJB
14 16 (3.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 51 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (6.88%) Mainframe
3 29 (6.65%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (4.36%) Data Centre
5 18 (4.13%) Computer Science
6 16 (3.67%) Cryptography
7 12 (2.75%) Clustering
8 10 (2.29%) Data Structures
9 9 (2.06%) Tandem
9 9 (2.06%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.83%) PKI
10 8 (1.83%) LPAR
11 7 (1.61%) IBM Mainframe
11 7 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 6 (1.38%) User Experience
13 5 (1.15%) Algorithms
13 5 (1.15%) Derivative
14 4 (0.92%) Mathematics
15 3 (0.69%) Physics
15 3 (0.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 201 (46.10%) Windows
2 192 (44.04%) Linux
3 52 (11.93%) AIX
4 49 (11.24%) Solaris
5 20 (4.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (3.21%) Windows 7
7 13 (2.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (2.52%) CentOS
8 11 (2.52%) Ubuntu
9 8 (1.83%) HPUX
10 7 (1.61%) SUSE
10 7 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (1.38%) Oracle Linux
11 6 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.69%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.69%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.46%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.46%) NetWare
13 2 (0.46%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.46%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (12.84%) Software Engineering
2 46 (10.55%) TDD
3 42 (9.63%) OO
4 39 (8.94%) Information Security
5 34 (7.80%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (7.57%) E-Commerce
7 31 (7.11%) SOA
8 29 (6.65%) Change Management
9 27 (6.19%) Logistics
10 26 (5.96%) ITIL
11 24 (5.50%) Software Architecture
12 22 (5.05%) Penetration Testing
13 20 (4.59%) Network Design
13 20 (4.59%) Migration
13 20 (4.59%) Open Source
13 20 (4.59%) Test Scripting
13 20 (4.59%) SDLC
14 19 (4.36%) Risk Management
14 19 (4.36%) Service Delivery
15 18 (4.13%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 156 (35.78%) Java
2 130 (29.82%) SQL
3 63 (14.45%) C++
4 59 (13.53%) C
5 25 (5.73%) Shell Script
6 21 (4.82%) JavaScript
7 17 (3.90%) PHP
8 16 (3.67%) C#
9 15 (3.44%) PL/SQL
9 15 (3.44%) VB
10 14 (3.21%) Perl
10 14 (3.21%) Python
11 8 (1.83%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.92%) sed
12 4 (0.92%) Scala
12 4 (0.92%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.92%) Objective-C
12 4 (0.92%) AWK
13 3 (0.69%) Ruby
13 3 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 69 (15.83%) Degree
2 22 (5.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (4.82%) MCSE
4 19 (4.36%) Security Cleared
5 16 (3.67%) SC Cleared
6 13 (2.98%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (2.75%) Citrix Certification
8 10 (2.29%) CCNP
8 10 (2.29%) CCNA
8 10 (2.29%) MCP
8 10 (2.29%) CCA
8 10 (2.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (2.06%) MCITP
9 9 (2.06%) MCSD
9 9 (2.06%) MCSA
9 9 (2.06%) CCEA
9 9 (2.06%) CISSP
10 7 (1.61%) ISEB
11 6 (1.38%) A+ Certification
12 4 (0.92%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (4.36%) PCI DSS
3 14 (3.21%) SLA
4 10 (2.29%) QA
5 4 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 3 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.23%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 34 (7.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (2.98%) Oracle RAC
3 12 (2.75%) Active Directory
4 9 (2.06%) VMware ESX
5 7 (1.61%) Samba
6 5 (1.15%) NFS
7 4 (0.92%) Snort
8 3 (0.69%) XenApp
8 3 (0.69%) XenServer
8 3 (0.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (0.69%) vSphere
8 3 (0.69%) iptables
9 2 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.46%) Varnish
9 2 (0.46%) Dovecot
9 2 (0.46%) Openswan
9 2 (0.46%) SpamAssassin
9 2 (0.46%) OpenSIPS
9 2 (0.46%) Corosync
9 2 (0.46%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (2.29%) Nagios
1 10 (2.29%) Data Guard
2 8 (1.83%) Tivoli
2 8 (1.83%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (1.61%) Puppet
4 6 (1.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (1.38%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 5 (1.15%) SCCM
6 3 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.69%) OpenView
6 3 (0.69%) OVSD
6 3 (0.69%) logstash
7 2 (0.46%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 2 (0.46%) Cacti
7 2 (0.46%) Munin
7 2 (0.46%) Rsyslog
7 2 (0.46%) Bacula
7 2 (0.46%) Pacemaker
7 2 (0.46%) OMEGAMON
7 2 (0.46%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 172 (39.45%) Oracle
2 67 (15.37%) Microsoft
3 56 (12.84%) VMware
4 42 (9.63%) HP
5 33 (7.57%) IBM
6 31 (7.11%) Teradata
7 28 (6.42%) Cisco
8 25 (5.73%) Red Hat
9 22 (5.05%) Citrix
10 13 (2.98%) SAP
11 11 (2.52%) Sun
11 11 (2.52%) EMC
12 9 (2.06%) SolarWinds
13 8 (1.83%) Juniper
14 7 (1.61%) Business Objects
15 6 (1.38%) Sybase
16 5 (1.15%) Adobe
16 5 (1.15%) Hitachi
16 5 (1.15%) NetApp
16 5 (1.15%) Veritas
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, health insurance
Posted: 9 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Benifits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus, training, progression
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 15% bonus + Car Allowance
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Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
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Salary: Highly Competitive
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Salary: £45000.00 per annum + benefits, pension, training
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
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