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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 52 49 36
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 312 344 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.25% 4.81% 6.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.74% 18.95% 23.69%
Number of salaries quoted 274 305 369
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,538 £28,400 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
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
1759 1815 1967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.96% 25.36% 26.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1434 1585 1677
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £23,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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 -14 130 £44,000 +2.32% 14
Cheshire -3 118 £35,000 -17.64% 16
Merseyside -9 40 £42,500 -3.40% 6
Lancashire -5 11 £36,000 +2.85% 2
Cumbria - 3 £55,500 - 1
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 381 (57.99%) Linux
2 255 (38.81%) SQL
3 239 (36.38%) Windows
4 217 (33.03%) Finance
5 214 (32.57%) Oracle
6 211 (32.12%) Java
7 118 (17.96%) ITIL
8 110 (16.74%) Shell Script
9 100 (15.22%) HTML
10 96 (14.61%) Degree
11 93 (14.16%) Relational Database
12 92 (14.00%) Microsoft
13 91 (13.85%) JavaScript
14 75 (11.42%) Oracle Database
15 73 (11.11%) Problem Management
15 73 (11.11%) SQL Server
16 70 (10.65%) MySQL
17 68 (10.35%) AIX
17 68 (10.35%) IBM
18 66 (10.05%) J2EE
19 62 (9.44%) Change Management
20 60 (9.13%) Perl
20 60 (9.13%) CSS
21 59 (8.98%) XML
21 59 (8.98%) Middleware
22 50 (7.61%) PHP
23 49 (7.46%) VMware
23 49 (7.46%) Java EE
23 49 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008
24 48 (7.31%) Solaris

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 46 (7.00%) Tomcat
2 41 (6.24%) WebLogic
3 34 (5.18%) Apache
3 34 (5.18%) WebSphere
4 30 (4.57%) MS Exchange
5 25 (3.81%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
6 24 (3.65%) FileNet
7 23 (3.50%) TIBCO EMS
8 17 (2.59%) SAS
8 17 (2.59%) WebSphere Application Server
9 14 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
10 13 (1.98%) SharePoint
11 11 (1.67%) Liferay
12 10 (1.52%) nginx
13 8 (1.22%) IIS
14 6 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
15 5 (0.76%) Lync
15 5 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
16 4 (0.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 44 (6.70%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.28%) MS Office
3 11 (1.67%) FastStats
4 6 (0.91%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.61%) PrintSoft PReS
6 3 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.46%) SPSS
7 2 (0.30%) DOC1
8 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.15%) MS Project
8 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (3.81%) BusinessWorks
1 25 (3.81%) TIBCO iProcess
2 24 (3.65%) Oracle Financials
2 24 (3.65%) HFM
3 23 (3.50%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
4 4 (0.61%) osCommerce
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.30%) BASE24
5 2 (0.30%) SAP MDM
5 2 (0.30%) Exstream
6 1 (0.15%) CSG Singleview
6 1 (0.15%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.22%) Office 365
3 3 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.46%) SaaS
4 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.15%) Route 53
5 1 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.15%) ElastiCache
5 1 (0.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.15%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 48 (7.31%) TCP/IP
2 33 (5.02%) LAN
2 33 (5.02%) WAN
3 28 (4.26%) DNS
4 27 (4.11%) VPN
5 26 (3.96%) Firewall
6 23 (3.50%) SAN
7 15 (2.28%) FTP
8 14 (2.13%) Internet
8 14 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
9 13 (1.98%) DHCP
10 11 (1.67%) Network Security
11 8 (1.22%) SSL
12 7 (1.07%) LDAP
12 7 (1.07%) SNMP
13 5 (0.76%) Wireshark
13 5 (0.76%) SMTP
13 5 (0.76%) HTTP
13 5 (0.76%) tcpdump
14 4 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (14.16%) Relational Database
2 75 (11.42%) Oracle Database
3 73 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 70 (10.65%) MySQL
5 42 (6.39%) Oracle Database 11g
6 26 (3.96%) Oracle Reports
6 26 (3.96%) Oracle Database 10g
7 22 (3.35%) RDBMS
7 22 (3.35%) DB2
8 14 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (1.83%) Crystal Reports
10 11 (1.67%) Pentaho
11 9 (1.37%) CorVu
12 7 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (0.91%) Oracle Discoverer
13 6 (0.91%) NoSQL
14 5 (0.76%) Sybase ASA
15 4 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
15 4 (0.61%) Data Mining
15 4 (0.61%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 24 (3.65%) Ant
2 23 (3.50%) Eclipse
3 20 (3.04%) Git (software)
4 18 (2.74%) Jenkins
5 15 (2.28%) Subversion
5 15 (2.28%) Maven
6 11 (1.67%) JUnit
7 7 (1.07%) Oracle APEX
7 7 (1.07%) Mockito
7 7 (1.07%) Gerrit
8 6 (0.91%) Hudson
8 6 (0.91%) SilkPerformer
8 6 (0.91%) LoadRunner
9 5 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (0.76%) JIRA
9 5 (0.76%) Log4j
10 4 (0.61%) QuickTest Pro
10 4 (0.61%) Toad
10 4 (0.61%) SoapUI
10 4 (0.61%) ERwin
General
1 217 (33.03%) Finance
2 42 (6.39%) Banking
2 42 (6.39%) Retail
3 27 (4.11%) Financial Institution
4 19 (2.89%) Telecoms
5 18 (2.74%) Back Office
6 10 (1.52%) Billing
7 5 (0.76%) Investment Banking
7 5 (0.76%) Local Government
7 5 (0.76%) Multimedia
7 5 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.61%) Law
8 4 (0.61%) Legal
8 4 (0.61%) Marketing
9 3 (0.46%) Games
9 3 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.30%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 124 (18.87%) Developer
2 109 (16.59%) Analyst
3 92 (14.00%) Support Engineer
4 85 (12.94%) Administrator
5 66 (10.05%) Applications Support
6 49 (7.46%) Linux Engineer
7 47 (7.15%) Linux Administrator
8 46 (7.00%) Linux Support
9 43 (6.54%) Support Analyst
10 41 (6.24%) Java Developer
11 39 (5.94%) Technical Analyst
12 38 (5.78%) UNIX Support
13 37 (5.63%) Linux Support Engineer
14 35 (5.33%) UNIX Administrator
15 34 (5.18%) Consultant
16 31 (4.72%) Applications Support Engineer
17 29 (4.41%) Team Leader
17 29 (4.41%) DBA
18 27 (4.11%) Systems Administrator
19 26 (3.96%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (15.22%) HTML
2 66 (10.05%) J2EE
3 60 (9.13%) CSS
4 59 (8.98%) XML
4 59 (8.98%) Middleware
5 49 (7.46%) Java EE
6 40 (6.09%) Web Services
7 33 (5.02%) .NET
8 32 (4.87%) Spring
9 31 (4.72%) Java SE
10 28 (4.26%) EJB
11 25 (3.81%) Hibernate
11 25 (3.81%) jQuery
12 23 (3.50%) Rendezvous
13 18 (2.74%) XSLT
14 17 (2.59%) Ajax
15 16 (2.44%) LAMP
16 14 (2.13%) XSD
17 13 (1.98%) SOAP
17 13 (1.98%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 45 (6.85%) Management Information System
1 45 (6.85%) Computer Science
2 35 (5.33%) Mainframe
3 17 (2.59%) Mathematics
4 16 (2.44%) Client/Server
5 15 (2.28%) Firmware
6 14 (2.13%) Open Source
7 12 (1.83%) Mobile App
7 12 (1.83%) Tandem
8 10 (1.52%) Cryptography
9 9 (1.37%) IBM Mainframe
9 9 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.22%) Clustering
10 8 (1.22%) Replication
11 4 (0.61%) Data Integration
11 4 (0.61%) Social Media
11 4 (0.61%) Enterprise Storage
12 3 (0.46%) Online Games
12 3 (0.46%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.46%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 381 (57.99%) Linux
2 239 (36.38%) Windows
3 68 (10.35%) AIX
4 49 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (7.31%) Solaris
6 47 (7.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (3.96%) HPUX
8 25 (3.81%) Windows 7
9 23 (3.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 23 (3.50%) Windows XP
10 22 (3.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (2.44%) CentOS
12 12 (1.83%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.76%) Windows Vista
13 5 (0.76%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.46%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.46%) Android
14 3 (0.46%) Fedora
14 3 (0.46%) SUSE
15 2 (0.30%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (17.96%) ITIL
2 73 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 62 (9.44%) Change Management
4 40 (6.09%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (5.94%) OO
5 39 (5.94%) Release Management
6 32 (4.87%) Validation
7 30 (4.57%) Information Security
8 29 (4.41%) Software Engineering
8 29 (4.41%) Performance Tuning
9 25 (3.81%) E-Commerce
9 25 (3.81%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (3.50%) Project Management
10 23 (3.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 22 (3.35%) Service Management
11 22 (3.35%) Disaster Recovery
11 22 (3.35%) Service Delivery
12 20 (3.04%) TDD
12 20 (3.04%) Continuous Improvement
13 19 (2.89%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 255 (38.81%) SQL
2 211 (32.12%) Java
3 110 (16.74%) Shell Script
4 91 (13.85%) JavaScript
5 60 (9.13%) Perl
6 50 (7.61%) PHP
7 34 (5.18%) PL/SQL
7 34 (5.18%) C#
8 29 (4.41%) Delphi
8 29 (4.41%) Python
9 26 (3.96%) C
10 25 (3.81%) VB
11 24 (3.65%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 18 (2.74%) Ruby
13 15 (2.28%) C++
14 12 (1.83%) Korn
15 10 (1.52%) Prolog
15 10 (1.52%) VB.NET
16 8 (1.22%) Jython
16 8 (1.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 96 (14.61%) Degree
2 20 (3.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (2.89%) MCSE
4 17 (2.59%) Security Cleared
5 16 (2.44%) MCP
6 15 (2.28%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (1.83%) MCTS
7 12 (1.83%) MCITP
7 12 (1.83%) MCSA
8 11 (1.67%) ISEB
8 11 (1.67%) CISSP
8 11 (1.67%) ISTQB
9 10 (1.52%) SC Cleared
10 9 (1.37%) CISM
11 7 (1.07%) HND
11 7 (1.07%) ISSAP
11 7 (1.07%) ISSMP
11 7 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (1.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (0.91%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (6.54%) SLA
2 21 (3.20%) QA
3 9 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.76%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.76%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.76%) ISO 9000
5 4 (0.61%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.61%) COBIT
6 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 30 (4.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (4.26%) Active Directory
3 15 (2.28%) Oracle RAC
4 14 (2.13%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.37%) MetaFrame
6 8 (1.22%) XenApp
6 8 (1.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 7 (1.07%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 6 (0.91%) VMware ESX
8 6 (0.91%) Oracle RMAN
8 6 (0.91%) vSphere
8 6 (0.91%) Varnish
9 5 (0.76%) Squid
10 3 (0.46%) KVM
11 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.30%) GPFS
11 2 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.15%) Nmap
12 1 (0.15%) Samba
12 1 (0.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (3.04%) Tivoli
2 17 (2.59%) Puppet
3 12 (1.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 11 (1.67%) Nagios
5 10 (1.52%) Data Guard
6 9 (1.37%) NetBackup
6 9 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (1.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 6 (0.91%) SCCM
8 6 (0.91%) SCOM
8 6 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (0.76%) HP SIM
9 5 (0.76%) WSUS
9 5 (0.76%) WhatsUp Gold
9 5 (0.76%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.46%) BladeLogic
10 3 (0.46%) Oracle EDQ
11 2 (0.30%) Ansible
11 2 (0.30%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 214 (32.57%) Oracle
2 92 (14.00%) Microsoft
3 68 (10.35%) IBM
4 49 (7.46%) VMware
5 43 (6.54%) Red Hat
6 40 (6.09%) HP
7 27 (4.11%) Citrix
8 26 (3.96%) TIBCO
9 24 (3.65%) Remedy
9 24 (3.65%) Aquila
10 18 (2.74%) Sophos
11 14 (2.13%) Cisco
12 13 (1.98%) Business Objects
12 13 (1.98%) EMC
13 12 (1.83%) Axway
14 11 (1.67%) Teradata
14 11 (1.67%) Symantec
15 10 (1.52%) Sencha
16 8 (1.22%) AppSense
16 8 (1.22%) CheckPoint
Manchester, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
North West
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Subject to experience
Posted: Yesterday
Nantwich, Cheshire
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: On Application + Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + pension & healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Carnforth, Lancashire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Salary Negotiable for the right candidate
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago