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 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 50 34 47
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +13
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 372 503 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.18% 6.85% 4.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.84% 25.52% 18.81%
Number of salaries quoted 287 403 295
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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
1785 1971 1893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.85% 26.85% 26.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1472 1665 1680
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
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 18 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 18 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 -6 201 £37,500 +3.44% 22
Cheshire -11 118 £40,000 - 20
Merseyside -12 39 £36,250 +31.81% 2
Lancashire +8 7 £34,000 -9.33% 4
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 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.

1 407 (54.93%) Linux
2 299 (40.35%) SQL
3 281 (37.92%) Windows
4 276 (37.25%) Finance
5 262 (35.36%) Java
6 251 (33.87%) Oracle
7 164 (22.13%) HTML
8 147 (19.84%) JavaScript
9 135 (18.22%) Oracle Database
10 129 (17.41%) Middleware
11 123 (16.60%) Shell Script
12 104 (14.04%) Relational Database
13 103 (13.90%) Degree
14 98 (13.23%) AIX
15 95 (12.82%) ITIL
16 90 (12.15%) CSS
16 90 (12.15%) Microsoft
17 84 (11.34%) J2EE
18 79 (10.66%) PL/SQL
19 75 (10.12%) Perl
20 74 (9.99%) Oracle Database 11g
21 72 (9.72%) PHP
21 72 (9.72%) Change Management
21 72 (9.72%) Mainframe
21 72 (9.72%) Agile Software Development
22 71 (9.58%) Solaris
23 70 (9.45%) MySQL
24 69 (9.31%) WebLogic
25 68 (9.18%) OO
25 68 (9.18%) Retail

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 69 (9.31%) WebLogic
2 64 (8.64%) WebSphere
3 42 (5.67%) Tomcat
4 31 (4.18%) SAS
5 24 (3.24%) Apache
6 21 (2.83%) TIBCO EMS
6 21 (2.83%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
7 15 (2.02%) Gentran
8 14 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
9 11 (1.48%) Liferay
10 8 (1.08%) IBM Notes
10 8 (1.08%) IIS
11 5 (0.67%) Jetty
12 4 (0.54%) nginx
12 4 (0.54%) GlassFish
12 4 (0.54%) CICS
12 4 (0.54%) TeamSite
12 4 (0.54%) WebLogic Portal
12 4 (0.54%) WebLogic Integration
12 4 (0.54%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 38 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.48%) FastStats
3 4 (0.54%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.27%) MS Office
6 1 (0.13%) PrintSoft PReS
6 1 (0.13%) DOC1
6 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 38 (5.13%) Oracle EBS
2 24 (3.24%) TIBCO iProcess
3 22 (2.97%) Oracle EBS R12
4 21 (2.83%) BusinessWorks
4 21 (2.83%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
5 5 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.54%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.27%) BASE24
8 1 (0.13%) Exstream
8 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.54%) SaaS
3 2 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.13%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 47 (6.34%) TCP/IP
2 29 (3.91%) SSL
3 23 (3.10%) LAN
4 21 (2.83%) WAN
4 21 (2.83%) FTP
5 16 (2.16%) Internet
6 13 (1.75%) Firewall
7 10 (1.35%) LDAP
8 9 (1.21%) SAN
9 7 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (0.94%) DNS
9 7 (0.94%) Network Security
10 6 (0.81%) NAS
10 6 (0.81%) HTTP
11 4 (0.54%) Intranet
12 3 (0.40%) Wireless
13 2 (0.27%) VoIP
13 2 (0.27%) WLAN
13 2 (0.27%) ATM
13 2 (0.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (18.22%) Oracle Database
2 104 (14.04%) Relational Database
3 74 (9.99%) Oracle Database 11g
4 70 (9.45%) MySQL
5 58 (7.83%) SQL Server
5 58 (7.83%) Oracle Database 10g
6 37 (4.99%) RDBMS
7 29 (3.91%) Oracle BI EE
8 25 (3.37%) Oracle Exadata
9 22 (2.97%) Oracle Discoverer
10 21 (2.83%) Essbase
10 21 (2.83%) DB2
11 17 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
13 12 (1.62%) Crystal Reports
14 11 (1.48%) Informix
15 10 (1.35%) Pentaho
16 8 (1.08%) NoSQL
16 8 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
17 6 (0.81%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 43 (5.80%) Ant
2 38 (5.13%) Jenkins
3 37 (4.99%) Maven
4 34 (4.59%) Git (software)
5 31 (4.18%) Eclipse
6 29 (3.91%) Subversion
7 25 (3.37%) JUnit
8 24 (3.24%) Hudson
9 14 (1.89%) Gerrit
9 14 (1.89%) Mockito
10 5 (0.67%) TestDirector
11 4 (0.54%) Selenium
11 4 (0.54%) Oracle APEX
11 4 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
12 3 (0.40%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.40%) Gradle
12 3 (0.40%) PHPUnit
13 2 (0.27%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.27%) LoadRunner
13 2 (0.27%) JMeter
General
1 276 (37.25%) Finance
2 68 (9.18%) Retail
3 46 (6.21%) Telecoms
4 33 (4.45%) Banking
5 25 (3.37%) Financial Institution
6 19 (2.56%) Legal
7 11 (1.48%) Back Office
8 8 (1.08%) Games
9 6 (0.81%) Billing
10 5 (0.67%) Multimedia
10 5 (0.67%) Electronics
11 4 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.40%) Marketing
13 2 (0.27%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.27%) Front Office
13 2 (0.27%) Military
13 2 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.27%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.13%) Local Government
14 1 (0.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 193 (26.05%) Developer
2 105 (14.17%) Administrator
3 85 (11.47%) Support Engineer
3 85 (11.47%) Java Developer
4 71 (9.58%) Consultant
5 60 (8.10%) DBA
6 58 (7.83%) Oracle DBA
7 56 (7.56%) Analyst
8 51 (6.88%) Senior Developer
9 50 (6.75%) Software Developer
10 45 (6.07%) UNIX Support
11 43 (5.80%) Applications Support
12 40 (5.40%) Linux Administrator
12 40 (5.40%) Architect
13 37 (4.99%) UNIX Administrator
14 36 (4.86%) UNIX Engineer
15 34 (4.59%) UNIX Support Engineer
15 34 (4.59%) Linux Engineer
16 32 (4.32%) Junior
17 31 (4.18%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (22.13%) HTML
2 129 (17.41%) Middleware
3 90 (12.15%) CSS
4 84 (11.34%) J2EE
5 59 (7.96%) XML
6 57 (7.69%) Java EE
7 47 (6.34%) EJB
8 46 (6.21%) Spring
9 45 (6.07%) Web Services
10 42 (5.67%) .NET
11 41 (5.53%) jQuery
12 40 (5.40%) JSP
13 38 (5.13%) WebSphere MQ
14 35 (4.72%) Hibernate
15 31 (4.18%) JDBC
16 25 (3.37%) Ajax
17 23 (3.10%) WebSphere Message Broker
18 21 (2.83%) Servlets
18 21 (2.83%) Rendezvous
18 21 (2.83%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 72 (9.72%) Mainframe
2 39 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 22 (2.97%) AS400
4 21 (2.83%) Oracle Exalytics
5 17 (2.29%) Clustering
6 16 (2.16%) IBM Mainframe
7 15 (2.02%) Tandem
7 15 (2.02%) Open Source
8 12 (1.62%) Mobile App
8 12 (1.62%) Firmware
8 12 (1.62%) Cryptography
9 11 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.21%) PKI
10 9 (1.21%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.08%) Mathematics
11 8 (1.08%) Enterprise Storage
12 7 (0.94%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.81%) Human Factors
14 4 (0.54%) DataPower
14 4 (0.54%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 407 (54.93%) Linux
2 281 (37.92%) Windows
3 98 (13.23%) AIX
4 71 (9.58%) Solaris
5 32 (4.32%) HPUX
6 20 (2.70%) Oracle Linux
7 15 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (1.35%) Windows 7
10 9 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (1.08%) Windows 8
12 6 (0.81%) Windows XP
12 6 (0.81%) Debian
13 5 (0.67%) Windows Vista
13 5 (0.67%) CentOS
13 5 (0.67%) Android
14 4 (0.54%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (0.54%) Tru64
15 3 (0.40%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.40%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (12.82%) ITIL
2 72 (9.72%) Change Management
2 72 (9.72%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (9.18%) OO
4 61 (8.23%) Performance Tuning
5 55 (7.42%) Problem Management
6 47 (6.34%) OOA/OOD
7 41 (5.53%) Scrum
8 38 (5.13%) Software Testing
9 37 (4.99%) Web Development
10 36 (4.86%) Project Management
10 36 (4.86%) Continuous Integration
11 34 (4.59%) SOA
12 33 (4.45%) Software Engineering
12 33 (4.45%) TDD
12 33 (4.45%) Migration
13 29 (3.91%) MVC
14 27 (3.64%) Service Management
15 26 (3.51%) E-Commerce
16 25 (3.37%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 299 (40.35%) SQL
2 262 (35.36%) Java
3 147 (19.84%) JavaScript
4 123 (16.60%) Shell Script
5 79 (10.66%) PL/SQL
6 75 (10.12%) Perl
7 72 (9.72%) PHP
8 60 (8.10%) C
9 36 (4.86%) C#
10 31 (4.18%) C++
11 29 (3.91%) Python
12 20 (2.70%) Prolog
13 17 (2.29%) JCL
14 14 (1.89%) XPath
14 14 (1.89%) Ruby
15 11 (1.48%) Jython
16 10 (1.35%) Bash Shell
16 10 (1.35%) Uniface
17 6 (0.81%) PowerShell
17 6 (0.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 103 (13.90%) Degree
2 34 (4.59%) Security Cleared
3 33 (4.45%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.89%) HND
4 14 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (1.48%) ISTQB
6 10 (1.35%) ISEB
7 8 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (1.08%) CCNP
7 8 (1.08%) CCNA
7 8 (1.08%) CISA
8 6 (0.81%) MCSE
9 5 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (0.67%) MCP
10 4 (0.54%) CISSP
10 4 (0.54%) CISM
11 3 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.40%) MCSA
12 2 (0.27%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.56%) QA
2 16 (2.16%) SLA
3 10 (1.35%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.67%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.27%) COBIT
5 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.13%) Basel II
6 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (5.40%) Oracle RAC
2 36 (4.86%) Oracle RMAN
3 28 (3.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (1.75%) Active Directory
5 7 (0.94%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 6 (0.81%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (0.54%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.54%) vSphere
8 3 (0.40%) Xen
8 3 (0.40%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.27%) Varnish
10 1 (0.13%) Squid
10 1 (0.13%) Samba
10 1 (0.13%) KVM
Systems Management
1 24 (3.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 20 (2.70%) Puppet
3 16 (2.16%) Data Guard
4 14 (1.89%) Tivoli
5 7 (0.94%) NetBackup
6 5 (0.67%) Oracle Statspack
7 4 (0.54%) Nagios
8 3 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.27%) SCOM
9 2 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.27%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (0.27%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 2 (0.27%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.13%) OVSD
10 1 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.13%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.13%) OpenView
10 1 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.13%) CA Endevor
10 1 (0.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 251 (33.87%) Oracle
2 90 (12.15%) Microsoft
3 55 (7.42%) VMware
4 48 (6.48%) IBM
5 42 (5.67%) Red Hat
6 27 (3.64%) TIBCO
7 21 (2.83%) Citrix
7 21 (2.83%) Hyperion
7 21 (2.83%) Fujitsu
8 20 (2.70%) Sencha
9 19 (2.56%) Sophos
10 18 (2.43%) HP
11 17 (2.29%) Axway
12 15 (2.02%) Business Objects
13 13 (1.75%) JBoss
14 12 (1.62%) Zend
15 11 (1.48%) Cisco
15 11 (1.48%) WSO2
16 9 (1.21%) NetApp
17 8 (1.08%) Lotus
Preston, Lancashire
One Connect Limited
Salary: Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Montash
Salary: £55 - £75 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + bens + flexitime
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 to £50000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 to £50000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Manchester
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + pension & healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Subject to experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago