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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 79 91 54
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -37
Permanent jobs citing Unix 191 197 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.43% 3.06% 4.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.45% 13.43% 17.45%
Number of salaries quoted 134 145 278
Median salary £38,500 £42,500 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +12.50%
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
1236 1467 1777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.20% 22.80% 25.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1022 1204 1486
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
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 1 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 1 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 +14 112 £40,000 +2.56% 23
Cheshire +21 33 £35,000 -26.31% 4
Lancashire +16 16 £48,000 +32.41% 3
Merseyside -10 16 £38,500 -23.00% 11
Cumbria +2 2 £35,000 -28.20% 1
Unix
England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 188 (51.79%) Linux
2 144 (39.67%) SQL
3 141 (38.84%) Windows
4 123 (33.88%) Oracle
5 102 (28.10%) Agile Software Development
6 79 (21.76%) Microsoft
7 74 (20.39%) Java
8 68 (18.73%) Python
9 64 (17.63%) HTML
10 63 (17.36%) Shell Script
11 61 (16.80%) Puppet
12 59 (16.25%) JavaScript
13 58 (15.98%) ITIL
14 56 (15.43%) .NET
15 54 (14.88%) Degree
16 53 (14.60%) Configuration Management
17 52 (14.33%) Continuous Integration
17 52 (14.33%) Bash Shell
18 50 (13.77%) DevOps
19 48 (13.22%) CSS
20 46 (12.67%) Web Services
20 46 (12.67%) Ruby
20 46 (12.67%) Opscode Chef
21 45 (12.40%) Scrum
22 44 (12.12%) Finance
22 44 (12.12%) C++
23 43 (11.85%) SQL Server
24 42 (11.57%) WebLogic
24 42 (11.57%) JBoss
25 40 (11.02%) VMware

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 42 (11.57%) JBoss
1 42 (11.57%) WebLogic
2 35 (9.64%) WebSphere
3 28 (7.71%) OpenStack
4 24 (6.61%) CloudStack
5 21 (5.79%) Apache
6 18 (4.96%) Tomcat
7 12 (3.31%) NetWeaver
8 11 (3.03%) SharePoint
9 10 (2.75%) MS Exchange
10 7 (1.93%) Apache Spark
10 7 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (1.93%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (1.65%) IIS
12 5 (1.38%) SAS
13 4 (1.10%) StreamWeaver
14 2 (0.55%) Apache ServiceMix
14 2 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
14 2 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 27 (7.44%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.93%) MS Office
2 7 (1.93%) SPSS
3 5 (1.38%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.28%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 12 (3.31%) Oracle 11i
1 12 (3.31%) Oracle Applications
1 12 (3.31%) Oracle EBS
1 12 (3.31%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (1.93%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.83%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.83%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.28%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.13%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.31%) GitHub
3 11 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (1.93%) PaaS
7 5 (1.38%) SaaS
8 3 (0.83%) iTunes
9 2 (0.55%) IaaS
10 1 (0.28%) Engine Yard
10 1 (0.28%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 36 (9.92%) Firewall
2 31 (8.54%) Wireless
3 20 (5.51%) Internet
4 18 (4.96%) 802.11
5 16 (4.41%) TCP/IP
6 14 (3.86%) WAN
7 13 (3.58%) LAN
7 13 (3.58%) SAN
8 12 (3.31%) DNS
9 11 (3.03%) DHCP
9 11 (3.03%) Network Security
10 10 (2.75%) VPN
11 9 (2.48%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (1.93%) NAS
13 6 (1.65%) Intrusion Detection
14 5 (1.38%) Ethernet
15 4 (1.10%) HTTP
15 4 (1.10%) ICMP
15 4 (1.10%) OSPF
15 4 (1.10%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (11.85%) SQL Server
2 32 (8.82%) MySQL
3 31 (8.54%) Oracle Database
4 25 (6.89%) Relational Database
5 20 (5.51%) RDBMS
6 19 (5.23%) Oracle Database 11g
7 18 (4.96%) Oracle Database 12c
8 14 (3.86%) BusinessObjects
9 12 (3.31%) DB2
9 12 (3.31%) Oracle Database 10g
9 12 (3.31%) Oracle9i Database
10 7 (1.93%) Big Data
10 7 (1.93%) IBM BigInsights
10 7 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (1.65%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (1.10%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.83%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.83%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 24 (6.61%) Selenium
2 20 (5.51%) JIRA
3 19 (5.23%) Git (software)
4 17 (4.68%) Visual Studio
5 16 (4.41%) Jenkins
5 16 (4.41%) Maven
6 12 (3.31%) Cucumber
7 9 (2.48%) Eclipse
7 9 (2.48%) Subversion
8 7 (1.93%) Ant
8 7 (1.93%) Bugzilla
8 7 (1.93%) RSpec
8 7 (1.93%) WebDriver
9 6 (1.65%) JUnit
9 6 (1.65%) Vagrant
10 5 (1.38%) gulp
11 4 (1.10%) Grunt
11 4 (1.10%) IntelliJ
11 4 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (0.83%) JMeter
General
1 44 (12.12%) Finance
2 18 (4.96%) Banking
3 17 (4.68%) Electronics
4 16 (4.41%) Telecoms
5 14 (3.86%) Games
6 13 (3.58%) Retail
7 6 (1.65%) Back Office
7 6 (1.65%) Billing
7 6 (1.65%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.38%) iGaming
8 5 (1.38%) Law
8 5 (1.38%) Marketing
9 4 (1.10%) Legal
10 3 (0.83%) Advertising
11 2 (0.55%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.28%) Front Office
12 1 (0.28%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 75 (20.66%) Developer
2 39 (10.74%) DevOps Engineer
3 34 (9.37%) Analyst
3 34 (9.37%) Unix Engineer
4 32 (8.82%) Administrator
5 22 (6.06%) Applications Support
5 22 (6.06%) Consultant
6 20 (5.51%) Java Developer
7 19 (5.23%) DBA
7 19 (5.23%) Linux Engineer
7 19 (5.23%) Support Engineer
8 18 (4.96%) Oracle DBA
9 16 (4.41%) Unix Linux Engineer
10 15 (4.13%) Software Engineer
10 15 (4.13%) Tester
11 14 (3.86%) Systems Administrator
11 14 (3.86%) Unix Support
12 12 (3.31%) Oracle Applications DBA
12 12 (3.31%) Senior Developer
13 11 (3.03%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (17.63%) HTML
2 56 (15.43%) .NET
3 48 (13.22%) CSS
4 46 (12.67%) Web Services
5 34 (9.37%) XML
6 25 (6.89%) HTML5
7 24 (6.61%) jQuery
8 22 (6.06%) JSON
8 22 (6.06%) Middleware
8 22 (6.06%) REST
9 18 (4.96%) 802.1X
10 17 (4.68%) SOAP
10 17 (4.68%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 16 (4.41%) Oracle Fusion
12 15 (4.13%) Spring
13 12 (3.31%) AngularJS
13 12 (3.31%) ASP.NET
13 12 (3.31%) Hibernate
13 12 (3.31%) SAP Basis
14 9 (2.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.82%) Computer Science
2 22 (6.06%) iPad
3 17 (4.68%) Augmented Reality
3 17 (4.68%) Mainframe
4 15 (4.13%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.31%) Mobile App
6 10 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (2.75%) Clustering
6 10 (2.75%) Data Centre
6 10 (2.75%) Visualisation
7 9 (2.48%) Virtual Team
8 8 (2.20%) Blackberry
9 7 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.93%) User Experience
10 6 (1.65%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.65%) N-Tier
10 6 (1.65%) Online Games
10 6 (1.65%) VCE vBlock
11 5 (1.38%) Celerra
11 5 (1.38%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 188 (51.79%) Linux
2 141 (38.84%) Windows
3 33 (9.09%) Solaris
4 27 (7.44%) AIX
5 22 (6.06%) Windows Server
6 20 (5.51%) Apple iOS
6 20 (5.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (4.96%) Android
8 14 (3.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (3.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (3.58%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (2.20%) CentOS
11 7 (1.93%) Debian
12 6 (1.65%) Mac OS X
12 6 (1.65%) Ubuntu
13 5 (1.38%) CoreOS
13 5 (1.38%) Oracle Linux
14 4 (1.10%) OS/2
14 4 (1.10%) SUSE
15 3 (0.83%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (28.10%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (15.98%) ITIL
3 53 (14.60%) Configuration Management
4 52 (14.33%) Continuous Integration
5 50 (13.77%) DevOps
6 45 (12.40%) Scrum
7 37 (10.19%) Software Engineering
8 31 (8.54%) OO
9 27 (7.44%) DSDM
9 27 (7.44%) RUP
10 25 (6.89%) Open Source
11 24 (6.61%) OWASP
12 23 (6.34%) TDD
13 21 (5.79%) MVC
14 19 (5.23%) Service Management
15 18 (4.96%) Information Security
16 17 (4.68%) Web Development
17 16 (4.41%) BDD
18 15 (4.13%) Change Management
18 15 (4.13%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 144 (39.67%) SQL
2 74 (20.39%) Java
3 68 (18.73%) Python
4 63 (17.36%) Shell Script
5 59 (16.25%) JavaScript
6 52 (14.33%) Bash Shell
7 46 (12.67%) Ruby
8 44 (12.12%) C++
9 27 (7.44%) C#
10 13 (3.58%) PowerShell
11 12 (3.31%) C
11 12 (3.31%) PHP
12 11 (3.03%) Perl
12 11 (3.03%) PL/SQL
13 7 (1.93%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.38%) TypeScript
15 4 (1.10%) JCL
15 4 (1.10%) PHP 5
15 4 (1.10%) Scala
15 4 (1.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 54 (14.88%) Degree
2 23 (6.34%) Security Cleared
3 18 (4.96%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.93%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (1.93%) Oracle Certification
5 6 (1.65%) CCNA
5 6 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (1.65%) OCP
6 4 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (1.10%) RHCT
7 3 (0.83%) CISSP
7 3 (0.83%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.83%) RHCSA
8 2 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.55%) CISM
8 2 (0.55%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.28%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.28%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.28%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.89%) QA
2 13 (3.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (3.58%) SLA
3 8 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (6.89%) vSphere
1 25 (6.89%) Xen
2 24 (6.61%) XenServer
3 18 (4.96%) Oracle RAC
4 17 (4.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (4.13%) Active Directory
6 10 (2.75%) Hyper-V
7 8 (2.20%) Docker
8 7 (1.93%) GPFS
8 7 (1.93%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (1.93%) XenApp
9 6 (1.65%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 4 (1.10%) Firmware
11 2 (0.55%) Ceph
11 2 (0.55%) HDFS
11 2 (0.55%) PowerHA
12 1 (0.28%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.28%) iptables
12 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 61 (16.80%) Puppet
2 46 (12.67%) Opscode Chef
3 38 (10.47%) Cobbler
4 33 (9.09%) Tivoli
5 24 (6.61%) Oracle RMAN
6 18 (4.96%) Data Guard
7 10 (2.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 9 (2.48%) NetBackup
9 7 (1.93%) AirWatch
10 6 (1.65%) EMC NetWorker
10 6 (1.65%) Microsoft Clustering
10 6 (1.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 6 (1.65%) SCCM
11 5 (1.38%) Kubernetes
12 3 (0.83%) Nagios
12 3 (0.83%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 1 (0.28%) BMC PATROL
13 1 (0.28%) Cacti
13 1 (0.28%) WSUS
13 1 (0.28%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 123 (33.88%) Oracle
2 79 (21.76%) Microsoft
3 40 (11.02%) VMware
4 34 (9.37%) Red Hat
5 24 (6.61%) EnterpriseDB
6 19 (5.23%) SAP
7 18 (4.96%) Cisco
7 18 (4.96%) IBM
8 16 (4.41%) BT
9 13 (3.58%) Citrix
10 12 (3.31%) Retek
11 10 (2.75%) Brocade
12 8 (2.20%) BMC
12 8 (2.20%) Intel
13 7 (1.93%) Remedy
14 6 (1.65%) Adobe
14 6 (1.65%) EMC
14 6 (1.65%) Juniper
14 6 (1.65%) Twitter
15 5 (1.38%) Teradata
Wirral, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Posted: 5 hours ago
Liverpool
Tata Consultancy services
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
New Charter Group
Salary: £18,657-£25,764 dependent on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + huge benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
TDA Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus +OT +28 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Cognizant
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Energon Global
Salary: £50000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + Great Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Wigan
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 days ago
Southport
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 10 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Cumbria
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
TDA Group
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + +Bonus +30 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago