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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 82 62 43
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -19
Permanent jobs citing Unix 180 269 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.16% 3.89% 5.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.61% 14.93% 21.97%
Number of salaries quoted 144 244 303
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,750 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
1428 1802 1666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 25.07% 26.08% 25.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1166 1580 1440
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 +13 98 £47,500 +26.66% 24
Cheshire -35 34 £38,750 -17.55% 5
Merseyside -5 27 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Lancashire +18 8 £32,725 -12.73% 5
Cumbria - 7 £35,000 - 1
Unix
England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 271 (58.15%) Linux
2 185 (39.70%) Oracle
3 179 (38.41%) Windows
4 154 (33.05%) SQL
5 100 (21.46%) Java
6 98 (21.03%) Finance
7 95 (20.39%) Degree
8 93 (19.96%) Agile Software Development
9 88 (18.88%) Microsoft
10 73 (15.67%) HTML
11 70 (15.02%) Information Security
11 70 (15.02%) Oracle Database
12 65 (13.95%) CSS
13 64 (13.73%) Shell Script
14 60 (12.88%) Relational Database
15 58 (12.45%) ITIL
15 58 (12.45%) VMware
16 56 (12.02%) JavaScript
17 54 (11.59%) Solaris
17 54 (11.59%) Software Engineering
18 53 (11.37%) Web Services
19 48 (10.30%) MySQL
20 47 (10.09%) WebLogic
21 46 (9.87%) SQL Server
22 45 (9.66%) Red Hat
23 44 (9.44%) QA
23 44 (9.44%) Management Information System
24 43 (9.23%) Oracle Database 11g
25 42 (9.01%) JBoss
26 41 (8.80%) Firewall

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 47 (10.09%) WebLogic
2 42 (9.01%) JBoss
3 26 (5.58%) WebSphere
4 15 (3.22%) SAS
5 14 (3.00%) MS Exchange
5 14 (3.00%) Tomcat
6 13 (2.79%) WordPress
7 11 (2.36%) Oracle Service Bus
8 9 (1.93%) Apache
8 9 (1.93%) IIS
8 9 (1.93%) Oracle Application Server
9 8 (1.72%) CMS
9 8 (1.72%) GlassFish
10 6 (1.29%) SharePoint
11 5 (1.07%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.86%) CloudStack
12 4 (0.86%) Lync
12 4 (0.86%) Node.js
12 4 (0.86%) Office Communications Server
12 4 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 17 (3.65%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.50%) MS Office
2 7 (1.50%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.64%) SPSS
4 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.21%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 36 (7.73%) Oracle Applications
2 27 (5.79%) Oracle EBS
3 26 (5.58%) Oracle 11i
3 26 (5.58%) Oracle EBS R12
4 19 (4.08%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
5 3 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.64%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.43%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.65%) SaaS
2 13 (2.79%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.29%) IaaS
5 4 (0.86%) PaaS
6 3 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.43%) GitHub
8 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (8.80%) Firewall
2 23 (4.94%) TCP/IP
3 19 (4.08%) SAN
4 18 (3.86%) Network Security
5 12 (2.58%) Ethernet
5 12 (2.58%) NAS
5 12 (2.58%) WAN
5 12 (2.58%) Wireless
6 11 (2.36%) HTTP
7 10 (2.15%) LAN
8 8 (1.72%) Internet
8 8 (1.72%) SSH
9 7 (1.50%) Broadband
9 7 (1.50%) LDAP
10 6 (1.29%) DNS
10 6 (1.29%) HTTPS
10 6 (1.29%) VPN
11 5 (1.07%) BGP
11 5 (1.07%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (1.07%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (15.02%) Oracle Database
2 60 (12.88%) Relational Database
3 48 (10.30%) MySQL
4 46 (9.87%) SQL Server
5 43 (9.23%) Oracle Database 11g
6 39 (8.37%) Oracle Database 10g
7 35 (7.51%) Oracle Database 12c
8 34 (7.30%) Oracle9i Database
9 32 (6.87%) RDBMS
10 19 (4.08%) Oracle OWB
11 13 (2.79%) Informix
12 12 (2.58%) BusinessObjects
12 12 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
13 11 (2.36%) Oracle ODI
14 10 (2.15%) MongoDB
15 9 (1.93%) SQL Server 2014
16 8 (1.72%) NoSQL
16 8 (1.72%) Oracle Discoverer
16 8 (1.72%) Oracle8/8i Database
17 7 (1.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 19 (4.08%) Git (software)
2 17 (3.65%) Visual Studio
3 16 (3.43%) JUnit
4 15 (3.22%) Oracle APEX
4 15 (3.22%) Subversion
5 13 (2.79%) Eclipse
6 11 (2.36%) JIRA
7 10 (2.15%) Maven
7 10 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (1.93%) Ant
8 9 (1.93%) Jenkins
9 8 (1.72%) Grunt
10 6 (1.29%) Bugzilla
11 5 (1.07%) Gradle
11 5 (1.07%) Selenium
12 3 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
12 3 (0.64%) Redmine
13 2 (0.43%) HP UFT
13 2 (0.43%) JMeter
13 2 (0.43%) Toad
General
1 98 (21.03%) Finance
2 30 (6.44%) Banking
3 28 (6.01%) Retail
4 14 (3.00%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.50%) Corporate Banking
6 6 (1.29%) Back Office
7 5 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.86%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.64%) Marketing
10 2 (0.43%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Billing
11 1 (0.21%) Electronics
11 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.21%) Legal
Job Titles
1 116 (24.89%) Developer
2 58 (12.45%) Analyst
3 53 (11.37%) Administrator
3 53 (11.37%) DBA
4 45 (9.66%) Oracle DBA
5 38 (8.15%) Java Developer
6 27 (5.79%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 25 (5.36%) Software Developer
8 23 (4.94%) Linux Engineer
8 23 (4.94%) SOC Analyst
8 23 (4.94%) Technical Support
9 22 (4.72%) Java Software Developer
10 21 (4.51%) Consultant
11 19 (4.08%) Oracle Developer
12 18 (3.86%) Technical Leader
13 17 (3.65%) Software Engineer
13 17 (3.65%) Unix Engineer
14 16 (3.43%) PHP Developer
14 16 (3.43%) Support Engineer
15 14 (3.00%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (15.67%) HTML
2 65 (13.95%) CSS
3 53 (11.37%) Web Services
4 40 (8.58%) Spring
4 40 (8.58%) XML
5 36 (7.73%) jQuery
5 36 (7.73%) Middleware
6 30 (6.44%) Oracle Fusion
7 28 (6.01%) Hibernate
8 26 (5.58%) .NET
9 21 (4.51%) HTML5
9 21 (4.51%) SOAP
10 19 (4.08%) CSS3
11 17 (3.65%) J2EE
12 14 (3.00%) JMS
13 13 (2.79%) JSON
14 12 (2.58%) EJB
14 12 (2.58%) Java EE
15 10 (2.15%) ASP.NET
15 10 (2.15%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 44 (9.44%) Management Information System
2 39 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (4.94%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (4.51%) Computer Science
4 21 (4.51%) Mainframe
5 19 (4.08%) Security Operations Centre
6 17 (3.65%) Clustering
7 15 (3.22%) Data Centre
7 15 (3.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 10 (2.15%) Blackberry
8 10 (2.15%) N-Tier
9 8 (1.72%) EMC VNX
10 7 (1.50%) VCE vBlock
11 6 (1.29%) Celerra
11 6 (1.29%) CLARiiON
11 6 (1.29%) iPad
11 6 (1.29%) Visualisation
12 5 (1.07%) AS400
12 5 (1.07%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.86%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 271 (58.15%) Linux
2 179 (38.41%) Windows
3 54 (11.59%) Solaris
4 34 (7.30%) AIX
5 27 (5.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (3.86%) Apple iOS
7 17 (3.65%) Android
8 12 (2.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (2.15%) Mac OS X
9 10 (2.15%) Windows Server
10 7 (1.50%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (0.86%) SUSE
12 2 (0.43%) CentOS
12 2 (0.43%) Debian
12 2 (0.43%) Fedora
12 2 (0.43%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (19.96%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (15.02%) Information Security
3 58 (12.45%) ITIL
4 54 (11.59%) Software Engineering
5 35 (7.51%) SDLC
6 33 (7.08%) Change Management
7 28 (6.01%) Analytics
7 28 (6.01%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (5.58%) High Availability
9 23 (4.94%) OO
10 22 (4.72%) Release Management
10 22 (4.72%) Service Management
10 22 (4.72%) TDD
11 21 (4.51%) Disaster Recovery
11 21 (4.51%) E-Commerce
11 21 (4.51%) Security Operations
12 20 (4.29%) SIEM
13 19 (4.08%) Information Security Governance
14 17 (3.65%) Open Source
14 17 (3.65%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 154 (33.05%) SQL
2 100 (21.46%) Java
3 64 (13.73%) Shell Script
4 56 (12.02%) JavaScript
5 35 (7.51%) C++
6 30 (6.44%) C
6 30 (6.44%) PHP
6 30 (6.44%) Python
7 24 (5.15%) PL/SQL
8 23 (4.94%) C#
9 18 (3.86%) Perl
10 17 (3.65%) Ruby
11 16 (3.43%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.86%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.64%) Apple Swift
13 3 (0.64%) COBOL
13 3 (0.64%) Groovy
13 3 (0.64%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.64%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.43%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 95 (20.39%) Degree
2 34 (7.30%) Security Cleared
3 31 (6.65%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.50%) DV Cleared
4 7 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (1.29%) CCNP
5 6 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.07%) CCNA
6 5 (1.07%) ISEB
6 5 (1.07%) MCSE
6 5 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.86%) HND
7 4 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.86%) JNCIA
7 4 (0.86%) JNCIP
7 4 (0.86%) MCSD
7 4 (0.86%) RHCSA
7 4 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.64%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (9.44%) QA
2 23 (4.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (4.94%) SLA
3 10 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 6 (1.29%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.43%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 33 (7.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (6.22%) Oracle RAC
3 19 (4.08%) Active Directory
4 10 (2.15%) vSphere
5 7 (1.50%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 5 (1.07%) XenServer
7 4 (0.86%) Xen
8 3 (0.64%) GPFS
8 3 (0.64%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (0.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (0.43%) Snort
9 2 (0.43%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.21%) Firmware
10 1 (0.21%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.21%) Postfix
10 1 (0.21%) Varnish
10 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 38 (8.15%) Oracle RMAN
2 30 (6.44%) Data Guard
3 21 (4.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 20 (4.29%) Puppet
5 12 (2.58%) NetBackup
5 12 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (1.72%) Cobbler
6 8 (1.72%) Tivoli
7 7 (1.50%) EMC NetWorker
8 6 (1.29%) Cacti
9 5 (1.07%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 4 (0.86%) FortiGate
10 4 (0.86%) SCCM
10 4 (0.86%) SolarWinds Orion
10 4 (0.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 3 (0.64%) Oracle ZFS
12 2 (0.43%) Hyperic
12 2 (0.43%) logstash
12 2 (0.43%) Nagios
12 2 (0.43%) yum
Vendors
1 185 (39.70%) Oracle
2 88 (18.88%) Microsoft
3 58 (12.45%) VMware
4 45 (9.66%) Red Hat
5 25 (5.36%) IBM
6 23 (4.94%) Cisco
7 19 (4.08%) Juniper
8 16 (3.43%) Google
8 16 (3.43%) Sun
9 15 (3.22%) Sybase
10 13 (2.79%) EMC
10 13 (2.79%) Fortinet
11 12 (2.58%) Teradata
12 11 (2.36%) Citrix
12 11 (2.36%) SAP
13 8 (1.72%) Adobe
13 8 (1.72%) Twitter
14 7 (1.50%) Facebook
14 7 (1.50%) Hitachi
14 7 (1.50%) Hyperion
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Posted: 6 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
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