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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 78 58 47
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -11
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 219 309 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.36% 4.32% 4.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.47% 17.75% 19.44%
Number of salaries quoted 157 283 315
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
1513 1741 1847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.21% 24.34% 25.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1218 1443 1595
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 £48,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -11 112 £42,500 -1.16% 29
Cheshire -34 54 £42,500 +18.05% 6
Merseyside +7 27 £50,000 +42.85% 4
Lancashire -5 15 £25,000 -30.55% 2
Cumbria - 4 £32,500 - 1
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 199 (45.75%) Windows
2 195 (44.83%) Linux
3 166 (38.16%) Oracle
4 143 (32.87%) Java
5 125 (28.74%) SQL
6 121 (27.82%) Finance
7 81 (18.62%) SQL Server
8 73 (16.78%) Microsoft
9 71 (16.32%) Retail
10 68 (15.63%) Oracle Database
11 67 (15.40%) Relational Database
12 65 (14.94%) Degree
13 63 (14.48%) Banking
13 63 (14.48%) VMware
14 61 (14.02%) AIX
15 59 (13.56%) Middleware
16 56 (12.87%) XML
16 56 (12.87%) C++
16 56 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
16 56 (12.87%) Oracle Database 11g
17 55 (12.64%) Solaris
18 52 (11.95%) Software Engineering
19 50 (11.49%) C
20 47 (10.80%) SOAP
20 47 (10.80%) HP
21 40 (9.20%) RDBMS
21 40 (9.20%) JMS
21 40 (9.20%) TDD
22 39 (8.97%) IBM
22 39 (8.97%) Firewall

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 29 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 28 (6.44%) Oracle Service Bus
3 25 (5.75%) WebLogic
4 19 (4.37%) Tomcat
5 14 (3.22%) Apache
6 13 (2.99%) NetWeaver
7 12 (2.76%) SharePoint
7 12 (2.76%) JBoss
8 10 (2.30%) IIS
8 10 (2.30%) GlassFish
9 9 (2.07%) MS Exchange
10 8 (1.84%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
10 8 (1.84%) Office Communications Server
11 7 (1.61%) Oracle Application Server
11 7 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 6 (1.38%) WebSphere Application Server
13 5 (1.15%) SAS
13 5 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
14 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 29 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 24 (5.52%) MS Office
3 11 (2.53%) MS Project
4 6 (1.38%) Photoshop
4 6 (1.38%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.23%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 22 (5.06%) Oracle Applications
2 16 (3.68%) Oracle 11i
3 15 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (1.15%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.69%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (0.69%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.23%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.23%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.69%) SaaS
2 2 (0.46%) PaaS
2 2 (0.46%) IaaS
2 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (8.97%) Firewall
2 30 (6.90%) SAN
3 21 (4.83%) LAN
3 21 (4.83%) WAN
3 21 (4.83%) TCP/IP
3 21 (4.83%) DNS
4 15 (3.45%) NAS
5 13 (2.99%) HTTP
5 13 (2.99%) DHCP
6 10 (2.30%) Internet
6 10 (2.30%) Network Security
7 9 (2.07%) OSPF
7 9 (2.07%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (2.07%) Wireless
7 9 (2.07%) SNMP
8 8 (1.84%) VLAN
9 7 (1.61%) ICMP
9 7 (1.61%) VoIP
9 7 (1.61%) VPN
10 5 (1.15%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (18.62%) SQL Server
2 68 (15.63%) Oracle Database
3 67 (15.40%) Relational Database
4 56 (12.87%) Oracle Database 11g
5 40 (9.20%) RDBMS
6 28 (6.44%) MySQL
6 28 (6.44%) Oracle ODI
7 24 (5.52%) Oracle Database 10g
8 19 (4.37%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (3.91%) Oracle9i Database
9 17 (3.91%) Oracle Database 12c
10 14 (3.22%) DB2
11 8 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (1.61%) SAP HANA
12 7 (1.61%) Big Data
12 7 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (1.38%) SQL Server 2000
13 6 (1.38%) DTS
13 6 (1.38%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 35 (8.05%) Maven
2 19 (4.37%) Ant
3 17 (3.91%) JUnit
4 16 (3.68%) Eclipse
5 13 (2.99%) LoadRunner
6 8 (1.84%) Oracle Forms
7 7 (1.61%) Selenium
7 7 (1.61%) Jenkins
7 7 (1.61%) Subversion
8 6 (1.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (1.15%) Git (software)
9 5 (1.15%) Selenium IDE
10 4 (0.92%) Log4j
11 2 (0.46%) Redmine
12 1 (0.23%) Gradle
12 1 (0.23%) Rational Functional Tester
12 1 (0.23%) SilkTest
12 1 (0.23%) JIRA
12 1 (0.23%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.23%) PHPUnit
General
1 121 (27.82%) Finance
2 71 (16.32%) Retail
3 63 (14.48%) Banking
4 17 (3.91%) Financial Institution
5 11 (2.53%) Back Office
6 8 (1.84%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.61%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.61%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.38%) Games
9 5 (1.15%) Advertising
10 4 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.92%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.69%) Marketing
11 3 (0.69%) iGaming
11 3 (0.69%) Law
12 2 (0.46%) Legal
12 2 (0.46%) Electronics
13 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 85 (19.54%) Developer
2 42 (9.66%) Analyst
3 41 (9.43%) Software Engineer
4 31 (7.13%) Administrator
5 30 (6.90%) DBA
6 27 (6.21%) Security Engineer
7 25 (5.75%) Oracle DBA
8 24 (5.52%) Java Developer
9 23 (5.29%) Oracle Developer
10 21 (4.83%) Consultant
11 20 (4.60%) Technical Specialist
11 20 (4.60%) Oracle SOA Developer
11 20 (4.60%) SOA Developer
12 19 (4.37%) Architect
13 16 (3.68%) Support Engineer
13 16 (3.68%) UNIX Specialist
14 15 (3.45%) Oracle Applications DBA
15 14 (3.22%) 2nd Line Support
16 13 (2.99%) Systems Engineer
17 12 (2.76%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (13.56%) Middleware
2 56 (12.87%) XML
3 47 (10.80%) SOAP
4 40 (9.20%) JMS
5 37 (8.51%) Hibernate
5 37 (8.51%) JSON
5 37 (8.51%) J2EE
6 36 (8.28%) Spring
7 34 (7.82%) WSDL
7 34 (7.82%) HTML
7 34 (7.82%) Oracle Fusion
8 33 (7.59%) Servlets
9 31 (7.13%) REST
10 30 (6.90%) RabbitMQ
10 30 (6.90%) ActiveMQ
11 28 (6.44%) Web Services
11 28 (6.44%) Java EE
12 18 (4.14%) .NET
12 18 (4.14%) CSS
13 14 (3.22%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 56 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (6.44%) Enterprise Software
3 27 (6.21%) Mainframe
4 22 (5.06%) Computer Science
5 20 (4.60%) Data Centre
6 19 (4.37%) Clustering
7 16 (3.68%) Cryptography
8 12 (2.76%) Management Information System
9 10 (2.30%) Data Structures
9 10 (2.30%) LPAR
10 9 (2.07%) User Experience
11 8 (1.84%) PKI
12 7 (1.61%) Derivative
12 7 (1.61%) Tandem
12 7 (1.61%) IBM Mainframe
13 5 (1.15%) Mathematics
13 5 (1.15%) Algorithms
13 5 (1.15%) HACMP
13 5 (1.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 3 (0.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 199 (45.75%) Windows
2 195 (44.83%) Linux
3 61 (14.02%) AIX
4 55 (12.64%) Solaris
5 20 (4.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (3.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (2.76%) Windows 7
7 12 (2.76%) SUSE
8 10 (2.30%) HPUX
9 9 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (1.84%) CentOS
10 8 (1.84%) Ubuntu
11 5 (1.15%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.69%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.69%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.69%) NetWare
13 2 (0.46%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.46%) Android
13 2 (0.46%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (11.95%) Software Engineering
2 40 (9.20%) TDD
3 35 (8.05%) Information Security
4 34 (7.82%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (7.82%) Change Management
5 32 (7.36%) ITIL
5 32 (7.36%) OO
6 31 (7.13%) E-Commerce
7 30 (6.90%) SOA
8 27 (6.21%) Logistics
9 26 (5.98%) Software Architecture
10 22 (5.06%) Open Source
10 22 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
10 22 (5.06%) Service Delivery
11 21 (4.83%) Disaster Recovery
11 21 (4.83%) Penetration Testing
12 20 (4.60%) Migration
12 20 (4.60%) SDLC
13 19 (4.37%) Risk Management
13 19 (4.37%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 143 (32.87%) Java
2 125 (28.74%) SQL
3 56 (12.87%) C++
4 50 (11.49%) C
5 23 (5.29%) Shell Script
6 18 (4.14%) Python
6 18 (4.14%) JavaScript
7 17 (3.91%) Perl
7 17 (3.91%) PHP
8 13 (2.99%) C#
9 12 (2.76%) VB
10 9 (2.07%) PL/SQL
11 7 (1.61%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.38%) sed
12 6 (1.38%) AWK
12 6 (1.38%) Ruby
13 4 (0.92%) Scala
13 4 (0.92%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.46%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.46%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 65 (14.94%) Degree
2 23 (5.29%) Security Cleared
3 21 (4.83%) SC Cleared
4 17 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (3.68%) MCSE
6 12 (2.76%) Citrix Certification
6 12 (2.76%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (2.07%) CCA
7 9 (2.07%) CCNA
7 9 (2.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (1.84%) ISEB
8 8 (1.84%) CCNP
8 8 (1.84%) MCSD
8 8 (1.84%) CCEA
8 8 (1.84%) CISSP
9 5 (1.15%) MCP
10 4 (0.92%) MCSA
10 4 (0.92%) A+ Certification
10 4 (0.92%) MCITP
11 3 (0.69%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (4.37%) SLA
3 17 (3.91%) PCI DSS
4 13 (2.99%) QA
5 3 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (0.46%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.23%) COBIT
System Software
1 39 (8.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (4.60%) Oracle RAC
3 15 (3.45%) Active Directory
4 9 (2.07%) Samba
4 9 (2.07%) VMware ESX
5 6 (1.38%) NFS
6 5 (1.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (0.69%) XenApp
7 3 (0.69%) XenServer
7 3 (0.69%) ISA Server
7 3 (0.69%) vSphere
7 3 (0.69%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.46%) iptables
8 2 (0.46%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.23%) Postfix
9 1 (0.23%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.23%) SRDF
9 1 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (3.91%) Data Guard
2 13 (2.99%) Oracle RMAN
3 10 (2.30%) Tivoli
4 9 (2.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 8 (1.84%) SCCM
6 7 (1.61%) Nagios
6 7 (1.61%) Puppet
7 6 (1.38%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 3 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.69%) MOM
8 3 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.69%) OpenView
8 3 (0.69%) OVSD
8 3 (0.69%) WSUS
9 2 (0.46%) OMEGAMON
9 2 (0.46%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 2 (0.46%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.46%) CA Wily
9 2 (0.46%) logstash
10 1 (0.23%) Graylog
Vendors
1 166 (38.16%) Oracle
2 73 (16.78%) Microsoft
3 63 (14.48%) VMware
4 47 (10.80%) HP
5 39 (8.97%) IBM
6 28 (6.44%) Cisco
6 28 (6.44%) Red Hat
7 24 (5.52%) Teradata
8 22 (5.06%) Citrix
9 18 (4.14%) Sun
10 17 (3.91%) SAP
11 14 (3.22%) EMC
12 8 (1.84%) Juniper
13 7 (1.61%) Veritas
13 7 (1.61%) McAfee
13 7 (1.61%) Hitachi
13 7 (1.61%) SolarWinds
14 6 (1.38%) NetScout
14 6 (1.38%) Hyperion
14 6 (1.38%) BMC
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Benifits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions Limited
Salary: + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £37000 per annum + travel insurance, bike to work
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus, training, progression
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £18,000 to £30,000 per annum Up to £30,000 +Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Mentor graphics (Ireland)
Salary: Very Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Posted: 25 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Computer Sciences Corporation
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago