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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 84 85 56
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -29
Permanent jobs citing Unix 200 216 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.40% 3.29% 4.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.99% 14.17% 17.55%
Number of salaries quoted 135 157 282
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,548 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +8.86%
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
1251 1524 1749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.28% 23.20% 24.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1037 1236 1457
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -17 89 £40,000 -5.88% 16
Cheshire +29 45 £35,000 -17.64% 6
Merseyside -2 31 £40,000 -20.00% 7
Lancashire +21 16 £55,000 +120.00% 2
Cumbria +2 4 - - 1
Unix
England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Unix.

1 200 (51.95%) Linux
2 161 (41.82%) SQL
3 142 (36.88%) Windows
4 129 (33.51%) Oracle
5 102 (26.49%) Agile Software Development
6 87 (22.60%) Java
7 83 (21.56%) Microsoft
8 71 (18.44%) HTML
9 70 (18.18%) Shell Script
10 66 (17.14%) Python
11 62 (16.10%) ITIL
11 62 (16.10%) Puppet
12 61 (15.84%) JavaScript
13 60 (15.58%) .NET
14 58 (15.06%) Configuration Management
15 56 (14.55%) SQL Server
16 54 (14.03%) Degree
17 53 (13.77%) Finance
18 52 (13.51%) CSS
18 52 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
19 51 (13.25%) Bash Shell
20 50 (12.99%) DevOps
20 50 (12.99%) Web Services
21 49 (12.73%) Ruby
22 47 (12.21%) Opscode Chef
23 45 (11.69%) WebLogic
23 45 (11.69%) Scrum
24 43 (11.17%) XML
24 43 (11.17%) JBoss
25 42 (10.91%) C++

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 45 (11.69%) WebLogic
2 43 (11.17%) JBoss
3 40 (10.39%) WebSphere
4 29 (7.53%) OpenStack
5 25 (6.49%) CloudStack
6 24 (6.23%) Apache
7 22 (5.71%) Tomcat
8 14 (3.64%) NetWeaver
9 11 (2.86%) SharePoint
10 8 (2.08%) MS Exchange
11 7 (1.82%) Apache Spark
11 7 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (1.82%) IIS
11 7 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (1.04%) CMS
12 4 (1.04%) StreamWeaver
12 4 (1.04%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.52%) Confluence
13 2 (0.52%) Mule
Applications
1 27 (7.01%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.34%) MS Office
3 5 (1.30%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.30%) SPSS
4 3 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (3.90%) Oracle 11i
1 15 (3.90%) Oracle Applications
1 15 (3.90%) Oracle EBS
1 15 (3.90%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (1.82%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.78%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.78%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.26%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.68%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.38%) GitHub
3 11 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (1.30%) PaaS
6 5 (1.30%) SaaS
7 3 (0.78%) iTunes
8 1 (0.26%) Engine Yard
8 1 (0.26%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 38 (9.87%) Firewall
2 28 (7.27%) Wireless
3 20 (5.19%) Internet
3 20 (5.19%) TCP/IP
4 19 (4.94%) 802.11
5 13 (3.38%) DNS
6 11 (2.86%) DHCP
6 11 (2.86%) SAN
6 11 (2.86%) VPN
6 11 (2.86%) WAN
7 10 (2.60%) LAN
8 8 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (1.82%) Ethernet
10 6 (1.56%) BGP
10 6 (1.56%) ICMP
10 6 (1.56%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (1.56%) Network Security
10 6 (1.56%) OSPF
11 5 (1.30%) HTTP
11 5 (1.30%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 41 (10.65%) MySQL
3 37 (9.61%) Oracle Database
4 32 (8.31%) Relational Database
5 28 (7.27%) RDBMS
6 24 (6.23%) Oracle Database 11g
7 23 (5.97%) Oracle Database 12c
8 16 (4.16%) DB2
9 15 (3.90%) Oracle Database 10g
9 15 (3.90%) Oracle9i Database
10 14 (3.64%) BusinessObjects
11 10 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (2.08%) Siebel EIM
14 7 (1.82%) Big Data
14 7 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 6 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
15 6 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
16 5 (1.30%) IBM BigInsights
16 5 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 23 (5.97%) Selenium
2 20 (5.19%) Git (software)
2 20 (5.19%) JIRA
3 18 (4.68%) Jenkins
4 15 (3.90%) Maven
5 13 (3.38%) Visual Studio
6 11 (2.86%) Cucumber
6 11 (2.86%) Eclipse
7 9 (2.34%) Ant
7 9 (2.34%) Subversion
8 7 (1.82%) Bugzilla
8 7 (1.82%) RSpec
8 7 (1.82%) WebDriver
9 6 (1.56%) Vagrant
10 5 (1.30%) gulp
10 5 (1.30%) JUnit
11 4 (1.04%) Grunt
11 4 (1.04%) IntelliJ
11 4 (1.04%) JMeter
12 3 (0.78%) Selenium IDE
General
1 53 (13.77%) Finance
2 23 (5.97%) Banking
3 18 (4.68%) Electronics
3 18 (4.68%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.64%) Games
5 10 (2.60%) Retail
6 6 (1.56%) Billing
6 6 (1.56%) Legal
6 6 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.56%) Marketing
7 5 (1.30%) Back Office
7 5 (1.30%) iGaming
7 5 (1.30%) Law
8 3 (0.78%) Advertising
8 3 (0.78%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Front Office
9 1 (0.26%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 76 (19.74%) Developer
2 40 (10.39%) Analyst
3 39 (10.13%) DevOps Engineer
4 35 (9.09%) Administrator
5 33 (8.57%) Unix Engineer
6 27 (7.01%) DBA
7 25 (6.49%) Applications Support
8 23 (5.97%) Java Developer
8 23 (5.97%) Support Engineer
9 22 (5.71%) Oracle DBA
10 21 (5.45%) Consultant
11 19 (4.94%) Linux Engineer
12 18 (4.68%) Software Engineer
13 15 (3.90%) Oracle Applications DBA
13 15 (3.90%) Unix Support
14 14 (3.64%) IT Support
14 14 (3.64%) Unix Linux Engineer
15 13 (3.38%) Architect
15 13 (3.38%) Systems Administrator
16 12 (3.12%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (18.44%) HTML
2 60 (15.58%) .NET
3 52 (13.51%) CSS
4 50 (12.99%) Web Services
5 43 (11.17%) XML
6 27 (7.01%) jQuery
7 26 (6.75%) JSON
8 25 (6.49%) Middleware
9 24 (6.23%) HTML5
10 23 (5.97%) REST
11 22 (5.71%) SOAP
12 20 (5.19%) Spring
13 19 (4.94%) 802.1X
13 19 (4.94%) Oracle Fusion
14 18 (4.68%) Unity (Game Engine)
15 16 (4.16%) Hibernate
16 14 (3.64%) SAP Basis
17 13 (3.38%) J2EE
18 12 (3.12%) AngularJS
19 11 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.83%) Computer Science
2 24 (6.23%) iPad
3 19 (4.94%) Mainframe
4 18 (4.68%) Augmented Reality
5 17 (4.42%) Clustering
6 14 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (3.12%) Mobile App
8 10 (2.60%) Data Centre
9 9 (2.34%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.82%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.82%) User Experience
10 7 (1.82%) Visualisation
11 6 (1.56%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.56%) Online Games
12 5 (1.30%) BBC
13 4 (1.04%) Algorithms
13 4 (1.04%) Blackberry
13 4 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (1.04%) N-Tier
13 4 (1.04%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 200 (51.95%) Linux
2 142 (36.88%) Windows
3 33 (8.57%) AIX
4 31 (8.05%) Solaris
5 23 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (5.71%) Windows Server
7 16 (4.16%) Apple iOS
7 16 (4.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (4.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (3.64%) Android
8 14 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (2.34%) CentOS
10 7 (1.82%) Debian
11 6 (1.56%) Ubuntu
12 5 (1.30%) CoreOS
13 4 (1.04%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.04%) OS/2
13 4 (1.04%) SUSE
14 3 (0.78%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (26.49%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (16.10%) ITIL
3 58 (15.06%) Configuration Management
4 52 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
5 50 (12.99%) DevOps
6 45 (11.69%) Scrum
7 39 (10.13%) Software Engineering
8 32 (8.31%) OO
9 30 (7.79%) Open Source
10 28 (7.27%) DSDM
10 28 (7.27%) RUP
11 25 (6.49%) OWASP
12 24 (6.23%) MVC
13 23 (5.97%) Change Management
13 23 (5.97%) TDD
14 19 (4.94%) Performance Tuning
15 18 (4.68%) Service Management
15 18 (4.68%) Web Development
16 16 (4.16%) Mentoring
16 16 (4.16%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 161 (41.82%) SQL
2 87 (22.60%) Java
3 70 (18.18%) Shell Script
4 66 (17.14%) Python
5 61 (15.84%) JavaScript
6 51 (13.25%) Bash Shell
7 49 (12.73%) Ruby
8 42 (10.91%) C++
9 25 (6.49%) C#
10 17 (4.42%) PHP
10 17 (4.42%) PL/SQL
10 17 (4.42%) PowerShell
11 11 (2.86%) C
11 11 (2.86%) Perl
12 7 (1.82%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.30%) COBOL
13 5 (1.30%) JCL
13 5 (1.30%) TypeScript
14 4 (1.04%) PHP 5
14 4 (1.04%) REXX
Qualifications
1 54 (14.03%) Degree
2 33 (8.57%) Security Cleared
3 27 (7.01%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (2.60%) Oracle Certification
5 9 (2.34%) CCNA
6 8 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.56%) OCP
8 4 (1.04%) CISSP
8 4 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (1.04%) RHCT
9 3 (0.78%) CISM
9 3 (0.78%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.78%) JNCIA
9 3 (0.78%) RHCSA
10 2 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.52%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.52%) SSCP
11 1 (0.26%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.01%) QA
2 12 (3.12%) SLA
3 11 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.26%) HL7
5 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (6.75%) vSphere
1 26 (6.75%) Xen
2 25 (6.49%) XenServer
3 22 (5.71%) Oracle RAC
4 16 (4.16%) Active Directory
4 16 (4.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (2.60%) Hyper-V
6 8 (2.08%) Docker
7 7 (1.82%) XenApp
8 5 (1.30%) GPFS
9 4 (1.04%) Firmware
9 4 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.78%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 2 (0.52%) Ceph
11 2 (0.52%) HDFS
11 2 (0.52%) PowerHA
12 1 (0.26%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.26%) iptables
12 1 (0.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 62 (16.10%) Puppet
2 47 (12.21%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (9.61%) Cobbler
4 32 (8.31%) Tivoli
5 24 (6.23%) Oracle RMAN
6 21 (5.45%) Data Guard
7 9 (2.34%) Microsoft Clustering
8 8 (2.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 7 (1.82%) AirWatch
9 7 (1.82%) NetBackup
9 7 (1.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 5 (1.30%) Kubernetes
10 5 (1.30%) SCCM
11 3 (0.78%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (0.78%) Nagios
11 3 (0.78%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 1 (0.26%) BMC PATROL
12 1 (0.26%) Cacti
12 1 (0.26%) ServiceCenter
12 1 (0.26%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 129 (33.51%) Oracle
2 83 (21.56%) Microsoft
3 38 (9.87%) VMware
4 29 (7.53%) Red Hat
5 25 (6.49%) EnterpriseDB
6 22 (5.71%) Cisco
7 21 (5.45%) SAP
8 17 (4.42%) BT
9 16 (4.16%) IBM
10 15 (3.90%) Retek
11 13 (3.38%) Citrix
12 12 (3.12%) Siebel
13 9 (2.34%) Brocade
13 9 (2.34%) Informatica
13 9 (2.34%) Remedy
14 8 (2.08%) BMC
14 8 (2.08%) Juniper
15 6 (1.56%) Ericsson
15 6 (1.56%) Foundry
15 6 (1.56%) Redback
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wirral, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + huge benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Harrington Starr
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Training & Unlimited Opportunity
Posted: 3 days ago
Knowsley, Liverpool
QVC
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £25000.00 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Ascent People
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Preston
Salary: From £25,700 to £44,600 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Cumbria
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 13 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Crewe
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 17 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum + on call allowance + beneifts
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
TDA Group
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus +OT +28 days holiday
Posted: 7 days ago