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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 88 96 50
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -46
Permanent jobs citing Unix 161 177 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.94% 2.90% 4.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.67% 12.75% 19.62%
Number of salaries quoted 119 141 265
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,123
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +14.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £31,500 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
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
1178 1388 1682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.53% 22.77% 24.88%
Number of salaries quoted 972 1138 1388
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +37 106 £42,500 +13.33% 28
Cheshire -4 28 £36,000 -24.21% 2
Lancashire +6 9 £48,000 +3.78% 7
Merseyside -9 7 £37,500 -25.00% 8
Cumbria -4 2 £35,000 -46.15%
Unix
England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 170 (51.05%) Linux
2 126 (37.84%) Windows
3 125 (37.54%) SQL
4 120 (36.04%) Oracle
5 97 (29.13%) Agile Software Development
6 76 (22.82%) Microsoft
7 62 (18.62%) Java
8 59 (17.72%) Python
8 59 (17.72%) Degree
9 56 (16.82%) Shell Script
10 55 (16.52%) HTML
11 52 (15.62%) Puppet
12 51 (15.32%) ITIL
13 50 (15.02%) JavaScript
14 47 (14.11%) Continuous Integration
15 46 (13.81%) CSS
16 44 (13.21%) Bash Shell
17 43 (12.91%) Configuration Management
18 42 (12.61%) DevOps
19 40 (12.01%) .NET
20 39 (11.71%) WebLogic
20 39 (11.71%) Web Services
20 39 (11.71%) Scrum
20 39 (11.71%) Ruby
21 38 (11.41%) VMware
21 38 (11.41%) C++
21 38 (11.41%) Opscode Chef
22 37 (11.11%) JBoss
22 37 (11.11%) Information Security
22 37 (11.11%) Firewall

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 39 (11.71%) WebLogic
2 37 (11.11%) JBoss
3 22 (6.61%) WebSphere
4 21 (6.31%) OpenStack
5 18 (5.41%) CloudStack
6 16 (4.80%) Apache
7 15 (4.50%) Tomcat
8 13 (3.90%) MS Exchange
9 10 (3.00%) SAS
10 8 (2.40%) NetWeaver
11 7 (2.10%) Oracle Service Bus
12 6 (1.80%) Apache Spark
13 5 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (1.50%) IIS
13 5 (1.50%) SharePoint
13 5 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 2 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
15 1 (0.30%) Node.js
Applications
1 23 (6.91%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.10%) SPSS
3 3 (0.90%) MS Office
3 3 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.30%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 12 (3.60%) Oracle Applications
2 11 (3.30%) Oracle 11i
2 11 (3.30%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (3.30%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (1.20%) SAP BPC
4 3 (0.90%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
4 3 (0.90%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.30%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.30%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (3.30%) GitHub
3 10 (3.00%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (2.70%) PaaS
5 8 (2.40%) SaaS
6 7 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.90%) IaaS
7 3 (0.90%) iTunes
8 1 (0.30%) Engine Yard
8 1 (0.30%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 37 (11.11%) Firewall
2 29 (8.71%) Wireless
3 20 (6.01%) TCP/IP
4 17 (5.11%) Network Security
4 17 (5.11%) WAN
5 16 (4.80%) SAN
6 15 (4.50%) 802.11
6 15 (4.50%) LAN
7 10 (3.00%) DNS
8 9 (2.70%) DHCP
8 9 (2.70%) Internet
8 9 (2.70%) NAS
8 9 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (2.40%) VPN
10 4 (1.20%) BGP
10 4 (1.20%) Ethernet
10 4 (1.20%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (1.20%) OSPF
10 4 (1.20%) SSL
11 3 (0.90%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (10.51%) Oracle Database
2 27 (8.11%) SQL Server
3 22 (6.61%) MySQL
4 20 (6.01%) Relational Database
5 19 (5.71%) Oracle Database 12c
6 18 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
7 17 (5.11%) RDBMS
8 11 (3.30%) BusinessObjects
8 11 (3.30%) Oracle Database 10g
8 11 (3.30%) Oracle9i Database
9 8 (2.40%) Oracle ODI
10 7 (2.10%) IBM BigInsights
10 7 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (1.80%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (1.50%) Big Data
12 5 (1.50%) DB2
13 4 (1.20%) MongoDB
13 4 (1.20%) Oracle OWB
13 4 (1.20%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 23 (6.91%) Selenium
2 17 (5.11%) JIRA
3 16 (4.80%) Maven
4 15 (4.50%) Git (software)
5 13 (3.90%) Jenkins
5 13 (3.90%) Visual Studio
6 10 (3.00%) Cucumber
7 9 (2.70%) Oracle APEX
8 8 (2.40%) JUnit
8 8 (2.40%) Subversion
9 7 (2.10%) Bugzilla
9 7 (2.10%) WebDriver
10 6 (1.80%) Eclipse
11 5 (1.50%) gulp
11 5 (1.50%) RSpec
12 4 (1.20%) Grunt
12 4 (1.20%) IntelliJ
12 4 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (0.90%) Ant
13 3 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
General
1 27 (8.11%) Finance
2 16 (4.80%) Banking
2 16 (4.80%) Retail
3 13 (3.90%) Electronics
3 13 (3.90%) Games
3 13 (3.90%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.80%) Back Office
4 6 (1.80%) Billing
5 5 (1.50%) iGaming
5 5 (1.50%) Law
6 4 (1.20%) Marketing
7 3 (0.90%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.60%) Advertising
8 2 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 67 (20.12%) Developer
2 34 (10.21%) DevOps Engineer
3 31 (9.31%) Analyst
4 30 (9.01%) Administrator
5 25 (7.51%) Unix Engineer
6 20 (6.01%) Consultant
7 18 (5.41%) Java Developer
8 17 (5.11%) DBA
8 17 (5.11%) Oracle DBA
8 17 (5.11%) Tester
9 15 (4.50%) Oracle Developer
10 14 (4.20%) Software Engineer
11 13 (3.90%) Linux Engineer
11 13 (3.90%) Mobile Tester
11 13 (3.90%) Technical Leader
12 12 (3.60%) Applications Tester
12 12 (3.60%) Penetration Tester
12 12 (3.60%) SOC Analyst
12 12 (3.60%) Software Developer
12 12 (3.60%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (16.52%) HTML
2 46 (13.81%) CSS
3 40 (12.01%) .NET
4 39 (11.71%) Web Services
5 27 (8.11%) jQuery
6 24 (7.21%) HTML5
6 24 (7.21%) Middleware
7 23 (6.91%) XML
8 20 (6.01%) Oracle Fusion
9 19 (5.71%) JSON
10 17 (5.11%) REST
11 15 (4.50%) 802.1X
12 14 (4.20%) Spring
13 12 (3.60%) ASP.NET
13 12 (3.60%) Hibernate
13 12 (3.60%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 9 (2.70%) AngularJS
14 9 (2.70%) Backbone.js
15 8 (2.40%) SAP Basis
15 8 (2.40%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.71%) Computer Science
2 26 (7.81%) Management Information System
3 19 (5.71%) iPad
4 13 (3.90%) Data Centre
5 12 (3.60%) Augmented Reality
5 12 (3.60%) Blackberry
6 11 (3.30%) Mobile App
7 10 (3.00%) Visualisation
8 9 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (2.70%) Mainframe
8 9 (2.70%) Security Operations Centre
9 8 (2.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 7 (2.10%) EMC VNX
10 7 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (2.10%) User Experience
10 7 (2.10%) VCE vBlock
11 6 (1.80%) Celerra
11 6 (1.80%) CLARiiON
11 6 (1.80%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.80%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 170 (51.05%) Linux
2 126 (37.84%) Windows
3 28 (8.41%) Solaris
4 23 (6.91%) Apple iOS
5 21 (6.31%) Android
5 21 (6.31%) Windows Server
6 19 (5.71%) AIX
7 14 (4.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (2.10%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (1.80%) Debian
10 6 (1.80%) Mac OS X
11 5 (1.50%) CentOS
11 5 (1.50%) CoreOS
11 5 (1.50%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (1.50%) Ubuntu
12 4 (1.20%) OS/2
13 3 (0.90%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.90%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (29.13%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (15.32%) ITIL
3 47 (14.11%) Continuous Integration
4 43 (12.91%) Configuration Management
5 42 (12.61%) DevOps
6 39 (11.71%) Scrum
7 37 (11.11%) Information Security
8 34 (10.21%) Software Engineering
9 28 (8.41%) OO
10 21 (6.31%) DSDM
10 21 (6.31%) Open Source
10 21 (6.31%) RUP
10 21 (6.31%) TDD
11 18 (5.41%) OWASP
11 18 (5.41%) Service Management
12 16 (4.80%) MVC
12 16 (4.80%) Reverse Engineering
12 16 (4.80%) Web Development
13 15 (4.50%) Disaster Recovery
13 15 (4.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 125 (37.54%) SQL
2 62 (18.62%) Java
3 59 (17.72%) Python
4 56 (16.82%) Shell Script
5 50 (15.02%) JavaScript
6 44 (13.21%) Bash Shell
7 39 (11.71%) Ruby
8 38 (11.41%) C++
9 24 (7.21%) C#
10 18 (5.41%) PL/SQL
11 13 (3.90%) C
12 10 (3.00%) Perl
13 9 (2.70%) PHP
14 7 (2.10%) T-SQL
15 6 (1.80%) PowerShell
16 5 (1.50%) TypeScript
17 4 (1.20%) Scala
18 3 (0.90%) ABAP
18 3 (0.90%) Embedded C
18 3 (0.90%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 59 (17.72%) Degree
2 16 (4.80%) Security Cleared
3 15 (4.50%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.80%) OCP
4 6 (1.80%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.20%) CCNA
6 4 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.90%) RHCSA
7 3 (0.90%) RHCT
8 2 (0.60%) CISSP
8 2 (0.60%) HND
9 1 (0.30%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.30%) CCNP
9 1 (0.30%) CISM
9 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.30%) MCSE
9 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.31%) QA
2 16 (4.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (3.60%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 9 (2.70%) SLA
5 3 (0.90%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (6.31%) vSphere
2 18 (5.41%) Xen
2 18 (5.41%) XenServer
3 17 (5.11%) Active Directory
3 17 (5.11%) Oracle RAC
3 17 (5.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.40%) Docker
4 8 (2.40%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.10%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 7 (2.10%) GPFS
6 5 (1.50%) XenApp
7 4 (1.20%) Firmware
8 2 (0.60%) Ceph
8 2 (0.60%) PowerHA
9 1 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.30%) HDFS
9 1 (0.30%) iptables
9 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 52 (15.62%) Puppet
2 38 (11.41%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (9.61%) Cobbler
4 27 (8.11%) Tivoli
5 24 (7.21%) Oracle RMAN
6 17 (5.11%) Data Guard
7 9 (2.70%) NetBackup
7 9 (2.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 8 (2.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 7 (2.10%) EMC NetWorker
10 6 (1.80%) SCCM
11 5 (1.50%) AirWatch
11 5 (1.50%) Kubernetes
12 4 (1.20%) Nagios
13 3 (0.90%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 2 (0.60%) Cacti
15 1 (0.30%) BMC PATROL
15 1 (0.30%) Oracle ZFS
15 1 (0.30%) WSUS
15 1 (0.30%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 120 (36.04%) Oracle
2 76 (22.82%) Microsoft
3 38 (11.41%) VMware
4 35 (10.51%) Red Hat
5 18 (5.41%) EnterpriseDB
6 17 (5.11%) Cisco
7 15 (4.50%) IBM
8 14 (4.20%) SAP
9 12 (3.60%) BT
9 12 (3.60%) Citrix
10 10 (3.00%) Brocade
11 8 (2.40%) EMC
11 8 (2.40%) Intel
11 8 (2.40%) Retek
12 7 (2.10%) Adobe
13 6 (1.80%) Juniper
13 6 (1.80%) Teradata
14 5 (1.50%) HP
15 4 (1.20%) Twitter
16 3 (0.90%) Foundry
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
CSC
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Annual Bonus.
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Flexi Time, Pension, Etc.
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Preston)
Salary: From £25,700 to £52,600 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Preston)
Salary: From £25,700 to £52,600 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Preston)
Salary: From £25,700 to £52,600 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Pension
Posted: 7 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 8 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Connect Internet Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £15,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
MDS
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 11 days ago
Southport
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 12 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Flexi Time, Pension, Etc.
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
TRG
Salary: 35000-40000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + on call + bens
Posted: 13 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
DataCentred
Salary: Up to £25,000 (Depending on experience) + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Manchester City Council
Salary: £27k - 31k per year + Fanastic Benefits, Flexitime & Pension
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Holiday, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago