The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 50 34 49
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +15
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 355 491 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.04% 6.75% 5.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.46% 25.06% 19.22%
Number of salaries quoted 276 396 300
Average salary £37,061 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.34% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Operating Systems Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1735 1959 1883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.63% 26.92% 26.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1430 1653 1672
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
UNIX
England

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -9 188 £37,500 +3.44% 4
Cheshire -14 107 £40,000 - 4
Merseyside -8 39 £36,250 +31.81% 2
Lancashire +9 11 £36,000 -4.00% 3
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 398 (54.82%) Linux
2 287 (39.53%) SQL
3 273 (37.60%) Finance
4 269 (37.05%) Windows
5 247 (34.02%) Java
6 241 (33.20%) Oracle
7 155 (21.35%) HTML
8 137 (18.87%) JavaScript
9 131 (18.04%) Oracle Database
10 125 (17.22%) Middleware
11 120 (16.53%) Shell Script
12 99 (13.64%) Relational Database
13 97 (13.36%) Degree
13 97 (13.36%) AIX
14 96 (13.22%) ITIL
15 89 (12.26%) Microsoft
16 88 (12.12%) CSS
17 80 (11.02%) J2EE
18 76 (10.47%) PL/SQL
19 74 (10.19%) Perl
20 72 (9.92%) Change Management
21 71 (9.78%) PHP
21 71 (9.78%) Agile Software Development
21 71 (9.78%) Oracle Database 11g
22 70 (9.64%) MySQL
22 70 (9.64%) Solaris
23 69 (9.50%) Mainframe
24 68 (9.37%) WebLogic
24 68 (9.37%) Retail
25 64 (8.82%) OO

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 68 (9.37%) WebLogic
2 63 (8.68%) WebSphere
3 40 (5.51%) Tomcat
4 31 (4.27%) SAS
5 23 (3.17%) Apache
6 22 (3.03%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
6 22 (3.03%) TIBCO EMS
7 15 (2.07%) Gentran
8 13 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
9 11 (1.52%) Liferay
10 8 (1.10%) IIS
10 8 (1.10%) IBM Notes
11 7 (0.96%) FileNet
12 5 (0.69%) nginx
13 4 (0.55%) Jetty
13 4 (0.55%) GlassFish
13 4 (0.55%) WebSphere Process Server
13 4 (0.55%) WebLogic Portal
13 4 (0.55%) WebLogic Integration
13 4 (0.55%) CICS
Applications
1 38 (5.23%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.52%) FastStats
3 4 (0.55%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.28%) MS Office
6 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.14%) PrintSoft PReS
6 1 (0.14%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 36 (4.96%) Oracle EBS
2 25 (3.44%) TIBCO iProcess
3 22 (3.03%) BusinessWorks
3 22 (3.03%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
4 21 (2.89%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.55%) HFM
5 4 (0.55%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.28%) osCommerce
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.28%) BASE24
7 1 (0.14%) Exstream
7 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.55%) SaaS
3 3 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.14%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 47 (6.47%) TCP/IP
2 29 (3.99%) SSL
3 23 (3.17%) LAN
4 22 (3.03%) WAN
5 21 (2.89%) FTP
6 15 (2.07%) Internet
6 15 (2.07%) Firewall
7 9 (1.24%) LDAP
8 8 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (1.10%) SAN
8 8 (1.10%) DNS
9 6 (0.83%) Network Security
9 6 (0.83%) NAS
10 4 (0.55%) Intranet
10 4 (0.55%) VPN
10 4 (0.55%) HTTP
11 2 (0.28%) tcpdump
11 2 (0.28%) Wireshark
11 2 (0.28%) Wireless
11 2 (0.28%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (18.04%) Oracle Database
2 99 (13.64%) Relational Database
3 71 (9.78%) Oracle Database 11g
4 70 (9.64%) MySQL
5 56 (7.71%) SQL Server
5 56 (7.71%) Oracle Database 10g
6 34 (4.68%) RDBMS
7 28 (3.86%) Oracle BI EE
8 24 (3.31%) Oracle Exadata
9 21 (2.89%) Oracle Discoverer
9 21 (2.89%) DB2
10 20 (2.75%) Essbase
11 17 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (1.93%) Oracle Reports
13 12 (1.65%) Crystal Reports
14 10 (1.38%) Pentaho
15 9 (1.24%) Informix
16 8 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
17 7 (0.96%) NoSQL
18 6 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 43 (5.92%) Ant
2 38 (5.23%) Jenkins
3 36 (4.96%) Maven
4 34 (4.68%) Git (software)
5 31 (4.27%) Eclipse
6 28 (3.86%) Subversion
7 25 (3.44%) Hudson
7 25 (3.44%) JUnit
8 14 (1.93%) Gerrit
8 14 (1.93%) Mockito
9 5 (0.69%) TestDirector
10 4 (0.55%) Oracle APEX
10 4 (0.55%) Selenium
10 4 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (0.41%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.41%) PHPUnit
12 2 (0.28%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.28%) Gradle
12 2 (0.28%) JMeter
12 2 (0.28%) NUnit
General
1 273 (37.60%) Finance
2 68 (9.37%) Retail
3 42 (5.79%) Telecoms
4 31 (4.27%) Banking
5 25 (3.44%) Financial Institution
6 19 (2.62%) Legal
7 12 (1.65%) Back Office
8 7 (0.96%) Games
9 5 (0.69%) Billing
9 5 (0.69%) Multimedia
10 4 (0.55%) Electronics
10 4 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.41%) Marketing
12 2 (0.28%) Front Office
12 2 (0.28%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.28%) Military
12 2 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.28%) Local Government
13 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 182 (25.07%) Developer
2 102 (14.05%) Administrator
3 88 (12.12%) Support Engineer
4 79 (10.88%) Java Developer
5 72 (9.92%) Consultant
6 58 (7.99%) Analyst
6 58 (7.99%) DBA
7 56 (7.71%) Oracle DBA
8 46 (6.34%) Senior Developer
8 46 (6.34%) UNIX Support
9 45 (6.20%) Software Developer
10 42 (5.79%) Applications Support
11 40 (5.51%) Linux Administrator
12 37 (5.10%) UNIX Engineer
12 37 (5.10%) UNIX Administrator
13 36 (4.96%) Architect
14 35 (4.82%) Linux Engineer
14 35 (4.82%) UNIX Support Engineer
15 32 (4.41%) Linux Support
15 32 (4.41%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (21.35%) HTML
2 125 (17.22%) Middleware
3 88 (12.12%) CSS
4 80 (11.02%) J2EE
5 59 (8.13%) XML
6 56 (7.71%) Java EE
7 46 (6.34%) EJB
8 44 (6.06%) Spring
9 42 (5.79%) jQuery
10 41 (5.65%) Web Services
11 38 (5.23%) JSP
11 38 (5.23%) .NET
12 37 (5.10%) WebSphere MQ
13 35 (4.82%) Hibernate
14 29 (3.99%) JDBC
15 25 (3.44%) Ajax
16 22 (3.03%) Java SE
16 22 (3.03%) Rendezvous
16 22 (3.03%) WebSphere Message Broker
17 21 (2.89%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 69 (9.50%) Mainframe
2 36 (4.96%) Computer Science
3 21 (2.89%) AS400
4 20 (2.75%) Oracle Exalytics
5 16 (2.20%) IBM Mainframe
5 16 (2.20%) Clustering
6 15 (2.07%) Tandem
7 14 (1.93%) Open Source
8 13 (1.79%) Firmware
9 12 (1.65%) Cryptography
10 11 (1.52%) Mobile App
11 10 (1.38%) Management Information System
12 9 (1.24%) Client/Server
12 9 (1.24%) PKI
12 9 (1.24%) Enterprise Storage
12 9 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.10%) Mathematics
14 6 (0.83%) Human Factors
15 4 (0.55%) Inversion of Control
15 4 (0.55%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 398 (54.82%) Linux
2 269 (37.05%) Windows
3 97 (13.36%) AIX
4 70 (9.64%) Solaris
5 31 (4.27%) HPUX
6 19 (2.62%) Oracle Linux
7 16 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (1.38%) Windows 7
9 10 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (1.10%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.83%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.69%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.69%) Debian
12 5 (0.69%) Android
12 5 (0.69%) Windows Vista
13 4 (0.55%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (0.55%) CentOS
13 4 (0.55%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (13.22%) ITIL
2 72 (9.92%) Change Management
3 71 (9.78%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (8.82%) OO
5 60 (8.26%) Performance Tuning
6 58 (7.99%) Problem Management
7 41 (5.65%) Scrum
7 41 (5.65%) OOA/OOD
8 36 (4.96%) Web Development
9 35 (4.82%) Continuous Integration
10 33 (4.55%) Project Management
10 33 (4.55%) Migration
10 33 (4.55%) Software Testing
11 31 (4.27%) TDD
12 30 (4.13%) SOA
13 29 (3.99%) Software Engineering
14 27 (3.72%) Service Management
14 27 (3.72%) E-Commerce
15 26 (3.58%) MVC
16 24 (3.31%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 287 (39.53%) SQL
2 247 (34.02%) Java
3 137 (18.87%) JavaScript
4 120 (16.53%) Shell Script
5 76 (10.47%) PL/SQL
6 74 (10.19%) Perl
7 71 (9.78%) PHP
8 53 (7.30%) C
9 34 (4.68%) C#
10 29 (3.99%) C++
11 27 (3.72%) Python
12 20 (2.75%) Prolog
13 16 (2.20%) JCL
14 14 (1.93%) XPath
14 14 (1.93%) Ruby
15 11 (1.52%) Jython
16 9 (1.24%) Delphi
16 9 (1.24%) Bash Shell
17 8 (1.10%) Uniface
18 6 (0.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 97 (13.36%) Degree
2 33 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 32 (4.41%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
4 14 (1.93%) HND
5 11 (1.52%) ISTQB
6 10 (1.38%) ISEB
7 9 (1.24%) CCNP
7 9 (1.24%) CCNA
7 9 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (1.10%) CISA
9 7 (0.96%) MCSE
10 6 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (0.83%) MCP
11 4 (0.55%) CISSP
11 4 (0.55%) CISM
12 3 (0.41%) MCSA
12 3 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
13 2 (0.28%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.62%) QA
2 17 (2.34%) SLA
3 8 (1.10%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.69%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.14%) Basel II
5 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 39 (5.37%) Oracle RAC
2 34 (4.68%) Oracle RMAN
3 30 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (1.79%) Active Directory
5 7 (0.96%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 6 (0.83%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (0.55%) vSphere
7 4 (0.55%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.41%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.41%) Xen
8 3 (0.41%) Varnish
9 2 (0.28%) Squid
10 1 (0.14%) Samba
10 1 (0.14%) KVM
10 1 (0.14%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 23 (3.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 22 (3.03%) Puppet
3 16 (2.20%) Data Guard
4 13 (1.79%) Tivoli
5 8 (1.10%) NetBackup
6 5 (0.69%) Nagios
6 5 (0.69%) Oracle Statspack
6 5 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.41%) SCOM
8 2 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.28%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (0.28%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 2 (0.28%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.14%) OpenView
9 1 (0.14%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.14%) OVSD
9 1 (0.14%) SCCM
9 1 (0.14%) CA Endevor
9 1 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 241 (33.20%) Oracle
2 89 (12.26%) Microsoft
3 55 (7.58%) VMware
4 49 (6.75%) IBM
5 42 (5.79%) Red Hat
6 28 (3.86%) TIBCO
7 20 (2.75%) Hyperion
7 20 (2.75%) Citrix
7 20 (2.75%) Fujitsu
7 20 (2.75%) Sencha
8 19 (2.62%) Sophos
9 17 (2.34%) HP
9 17 (2.34%) Axway
10 15 (2.07%) Business Objects
11 12 (1.65%) Zend
11 12 (1.65%) JBoss
12 11 (1.52%) Cisco
12 11 (1.52%) WSO2
13 10 (1.38%) NetApp
14 8 (1.10%) Lotus
Knutsford, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
threesixty selection
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 to £50000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Lancashire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 to £50000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cheshire, Knutsford
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cheshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum + Bonus + Market-Leading Package
Posted: Yesterday
Chester
Huxley Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire, Knutsford
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire, Knutsford
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
OHO Group
Salary: £28000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire, Knutsford
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Virtual Resources
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + standby allowance + pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire, Knutsford
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire, Knutsford
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington
Ascent People
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheshire, Knutsford
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago