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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 89 59 58
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -1
Permanent jobs citing Unix 211 264 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.32% 4.24% 4.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.38% 16.83% 18.35%
Number of salaries quoted 134 210 307
Median salary £42,500 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £23,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
1577 1569 1869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.80% 25.18% 24.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1302 1262 1608
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 -49 80 £47,500 +18.75% 16
Merseyside -4 55 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Cheshire +9 46 £39,000 -17.89% 3
Lancashire -6 21 £32,500 +38.29% 3
Cumbria +1 3 £25,000 -44.44%
Unix
England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 278 (64.35%) Linux
2 182 (42.13%) SQL
3 144 (33.33%) Windows
4 141 (32.64%) Oracle
5 110 (25.46%) Finance
6 93 (21.53%) ITIL
7 90 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
8 86 (19.91%) Java
8 86 (19.91%) Microsoft
9 83 (19.21%) Shell Script
10 65 (15.05%) SQL Server
11 56 (12.96%) Puppet
12 54 (12.50%) JavaScript
12 54 (12.50%) Security Cleared
13 53 (12.27%) Banking
14 52 (12.04%) Python
14 52 (12.04%) Configuration Management
15 51 (11.81%) MySQL
16 49 (11.34%) AIX
17 47 (10.88%) .NET
17 47 (10.88%) SC Cleared
17 47 (10.88%) Ruby
18 46 (10.65%) Solaris
18 46 (10.65%) Bash Shell
18 46 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
19 45 (10.42%) DevOps
19 45 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
20 44 (10.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 44 (10.19%) TCP/IP
21 43 (9.95%) 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 (9.72%) WebLogic
2 39 (9.03%) JBoss
3 37 (8.56%) WebSphere
4 35 (8.10%) OpenStack
5 26 (6.02%) CloudStack
6 16 (3.70%) Apache
6 16 (3.70%) SharePoint
7 13 (3.01%) Tomcat
8 12 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 11 (2.55%) NetWeaver
10 10 (2.31%) IIS
11 8 (1.85%) Oracle Service Bus
12 5 (1.16%) CICS
12 5 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (1.16%) MS Exchange
12 5 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (1.16%) Skype for Business
13 4 (0.93%) CMS
13 4 (0.93%) Umbraco
Applications
1 34 (7.87%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.94%) MS Office
3 6 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (3.94%) Oracle Applications
2 15 (3.47%) Oracle 11i
3 14 (3.24%) Oracle EBS
4 12 (2.78%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.63%) IaaS
1 20 (4.63%) PaaS
2 12 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.39%) Office 365
3 6 (1.39%) SaaS
4 5 (1.16%) OpenShift
5 4 (0.93%) GitHub
6 1 (0.23%) iPaaS
6 1 (0.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 44 (10.19%) TCP/IP
2 35 (8.10%) Firewall
3 30 (6.94%) SAN
4 23 (5.32%) DNS
5 16 (3.70%) Internet
6 13 (3.01%) DHCP
7 12 (2.78%) BGP
7 12 (2.78%) Ethernet
8 11 (2.55%) VPN
9 9 (2.08%) Wireless
10 8 (1.85%) ICMP
10 8 (1.85%) LAN
10 8 (1.85%) OSPF
10 8 (1.85%) TACACS
10 8 (1.85%) VLAN
10 8 (1.85%) WAN
11 7 (1.62%) HTTP
11 7 (1.62%) Network Security
11 7 (1.62%) VoIP
12 6 (1.39%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (15.05%) SQL Server
2 51 (11.81%) MySQL
3 40 (9.26%) Oracle Database
4 24 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 23 (5.32%) Relational Database
6 21 (4.86%) Oracle Database 12c
7 19 (4.40%) DB2
7 19 (4.40%) RDBMS
8 18 (4.17%) Siebel EIM
9 15 (3.47%) Oracle Database 10g
9 15 (3.47%) Oracle9i Database
10 12 (2.78%) GIS
10 12 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
11 11 (2.55%) BusinessObjects
11 11 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (2.31%) Informix
13 8 (1.85%) Hadoop
13 8 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (1.62%) Big Data
15 6 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 16 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 16 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 12 (2.78%) Subversion
3 11 (2.55%) JIRA
4 8 (1.85%) Ant
4 8 (1.85%) Eclipse
5 5 (1.16%) JUnit
5 5 (1.16%) Maven
5 5 (1.16%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.93%) Fiddler
6 4 (0.93%) Firebug
6 4 (0.93%) JMeter
6 4 (0.93%) LoadRunner
6 4 (0.93%) The Grinder
6 4 (0.93%) Toad
7 3 (0.69%) Gradle
7 3 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.69%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.46%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.23%) Gatling
General
1 110 (25.46%) Finance
2 53 (12.27%) Banking
3 18 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.78%) Back Office
4 12 (2.78%) Electronics
5 10 (2.31%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.85%) Financial Institution
6 8 (1.85%) Marketing
7 7 (1.62%) Corporate Banking
8 6 (1.39%) Legal
9 5 (1.16%) Front Office
9 5 (1.16%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.93%) Retail
11 2 (0.46%) Advertising
12 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.23%) French Language
12 1 (0.23%) Games
12 1 (0.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 71 (16.44%) Developer
2 52 (12.04%) Analyst
3 39 (9.03%) Administrator
3 39 (9.03%) DevOps Engineer
4 36 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 36 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 28 (6.48%) DBA
5 28 (6.48%) Java Developer
6 23 (5.32%) Consultant
7 22 (5.09%) IT Support
8 21 (4.86%) PHP Developer
9 19 (4.40%) Oracle DBA
9 19 (4.40%) Support Analyst
9 19 (4.40%) Unix Engineer
10 18 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
11 16 (3.70%) Applications Engineer
11 16 (3.70%) Applications Support Engineer
12 15 (3.47%) Operations Analyst
12 15 (3.47%) Senior Analyst
12 15 (3.47%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (10.88%) .NET
2 42 (9.72%) XML
3 40 (9.26%) HTML
4 35 (8.10%) CSS
5 32 (7.41%) Middleware
6 30 (6.94%) Web Services
7 22 (5.09%) Spring
8 20 (4.63%) SOAP
9 18 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
10 15 (3.47%) jQuery
11 12 (2.78%) J2EE
11 12 (2.78%) JMS
11 12 (2.78%) JSON
12 11 (2.55%) AngularJS
12 11 (2.55%) SAP Basis
13 10 (2.31%) Ajax
13 10 (2.31%) FIX Protocol
14 9 (2.08%) Hibernate
15 8 (1.85%) .NET Framework
15 8 (1.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 46 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (8.80%) Clustering
3 25 (5.79%) Computer Science
3 25 (5.79%) Management Information System
4 19 (4.40%) Data Centre
4 19 (4.40%) Mainframe
5 16 (3.70%) iPad
6 14 (3.24%) NHS
7 12 (2.78%) Fixed Income
8 11 (2.55%) Statistics
9 8 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (1.39%) Blog
11 4 (0.93%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.93%) Augmented Reality
11 4 (0.93%) Data Integration
11 4 (0.93%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.93%) Driving Licence
11 4 (0.93%) e-Health
11 4 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (0.93%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 278 (64.35%) Linux
2 144 (33.33%) Windows
3 49 (11.34%) AIX
4 46 (10.65%) Solaris
5 44 (10.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 36 (8.33%) Windows Server
7 26 (6.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (4.40%) HPUX
9 16 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (3.47%) OpenVMS
10 15 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (2.31%) CentOS
12 4 (0.93%) Debian
12 4 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.69%) Android
14 2 (0.46%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.46%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.46%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.23%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (21.53%) ITIL
2 90 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (12.04%) Configuration Management
4 45 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
4 45 (10.42%) DevOps
5 36 (8.33%) Service Management
6 32 (7.41%) Scrum
7 31 (7.18%) Migration
8 27 (6.25%) Change Management
8 27 (6.25%) OO
8 27 (6.25%) Software Engineering
9 26 (6.02%) DSDM
9 26 (6.02%) RUP
10 24 (5.56%) Mentoring
10 24 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
11 22 (5.09%) Disaster Recovery
11 22 (5.09%) Information Security
12 21 (4.86%) Incident Management
12 21 (4.86%) OWASP
12 21 (4.86%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 182 (42.13%) SQL
2 86 (19.91%) Java
3 83 (19.21%) Shell Script
4 54 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 52 (12.04%) Python
6 47 (10.88%) Ruby
7 46 (10.65%) Bash Shell
8 43 (9.95%) PowerShell
9 33 (7.64%) PHP
10 31 (7.18%) C#
11 30 (6.94%) PL/SQL
12 27 (6.25%) C++
13 24 (5.56%) Perl
14 8 (1.85%) C
14 8 (1.85%) COBOL
14 8 (1.85%) JCL
15 5 (1.16%) VB
16 4 (0.93%) Groovy
16 4 (0.93%) PHP 5
16 4 (0.93%) REXX
Qualifications
1 54 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 47 (10.88%) SC Cleared
3 38 (8.80%) Degree
4 15 (3.47%) CCNA
4 15 (3.47%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (3.47%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (1.85%) JNCIA
6 6 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (1.39%) RHCSA
7 4 (0.93%) CCNP
7 4 (0.93%) CISSP
7 4 (0.93%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (0.93%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.69%) CISM
8 3 (0.69%) PMP
8 3 (0.69%) SSCP
9 2 (0.46%) MCSE
9 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.46%) PhD
9 2 (0.46%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.56%) SLA
2 22 (5.09%) QA
3 8 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.93%) HL7
5 2 (0.46%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 35 (8.10%) vSphere
2 30 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (6.02%) Xen
3 26 (6.02%) XenServer
4 21 (4.86%) Active Directory
5 16 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
6 14 (3.24%) Hyper-V
7 6 (1.39%) Docker
8 5 (1.16%) PowerHA
8 5 (1.16%) XenApp
9 4 (0.93%) Firmware
9 4 (0.93%) vCloud
9 4 (0.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (0.93%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.23%) HDFS
10 1 (0.23%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 56 (12.96%) Puppet
2 43 (9.95%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (7.87%) Tivoli
4 27 (6.25%) Cobbler
5 13 (3.01%) Nagios
6 12 (2.78%) Data Guard
6 12 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
7 11 (2.55%) Microsoft Clustering
8 8 (1.85%) OpenView
9 7 (1.62%) SCCM
9 7 (1.62%) SCOM
10 6 (1.39%) Ansible
11 5 (1.16%) AirWatch
11 5 (1.16%) BMC PATROL
11 5 (1.16%) CFEngine
11 5 (1.16%) NetBackup
11 5 (1.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 5 (1.16%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
12 4 (0.93%) Backup Exec
12 4 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 141 (32.64%) Oracle
2 86 (19.91%) Microsoft
3 43 (9.95%) VMware
4 39 (9.03%) Red Hat
5 26 (6.02%) EnterpriseDB
5 26 (6.02%) Siebel
6 23 (5.32%) Cisco
6 23 (5.32%) HP
7 18 (4.17%) Citrix
7 18 (4.17%) Informatica
8 16 (3.70%) NetApp
8 16 (3.70%) SAP
9 15 (3.47%) IBM
10 13 (3.01%) Splunk
11 12 (2.78%) Retek
11 12 (2.78%) ServiceNow
12 9 (2.08%) BMC
12 9 (2.08%) Juniper
12 9 (2.08%) Veritas
13 8 (1.85%) Ericsson
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
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Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + bens
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Between £45,000 - £55,000 + Bonus
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Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
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Cheshire
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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