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

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 75 61 59
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Permanent jobs citing Unix 228 276 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.57% 4.13% 4.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.96% 17.44% 19.27%
Number of salaries quoted 158 217 270
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,600 £28,817
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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
1344 1583 1655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.04% 23.67% 22.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1123 1280 1364
Median salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,850
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 30 September 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 30 September 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 87 £42,500 +6.25% 23
Cheshire +29 63 £36,640 -18.57% 3
Merseyside +6 54 £44,000 +17.33% 5
Cumbria -2 6 £25,000 -33.33% 2
Lancashire -10 6 £45,000 +87.50% 2
Unix
England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 235 (56.35%) Linux
2 175 (41.97%) SQL
3 145 (34.77%) Oracle
4 144 (34.53%) Windows
5 91 (21.82%) Java
6 88 (21.10%) Microsoft
7 86 (20.62%) ITIL
7 86 (20.62%) Finance
8 85 (20.38%) Agile Software Development
9 72 (17.27%) Shell Script
10 64 (15.35%) SQL Server
11 63 (15.11%) JavaScript
12 61 (14.63%) HTML
13 57 (13.67%) .NET
14 54 (12.95%) WebLogic
15 53 (12.71%) MySQL
15 53 (12.71%) Python
15 53 (12.71%) Puppet
16 51 (12.23%) CSS
17 50 (11.99%) Configuration Management
18 48 (11.51%) XML
19 45 (10.79%) C++
19 45 (10.79%) TCP/IP
20 44 (10.55%) JBoss
21 43 (10.31%) AIX
21 43 (10.31%) Security Cleared
21 43 (10.31%) Bash Shell
21 43 (10.31%) DevOps
22 42 (10.07%) Ruby
22 42 (10.07%) OO

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 54 (12.95%) WebLogic
2 44 (10.55%) JBoss
3 41 (9.83%) WebSphere
4 29 (6.95%) OpenStack
5 26 (6.24%) CloudStack
6 19 (4.56%) Apache
7 17 (4.08%) SharePoint
8 16 (3.84%) Tomcat
9 11 (2.64%) NetWeaver
10 10 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2013
10 10 (2.40%) MS Exchange
10 10 (2.40%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (2.16%) IIS
12 8 (1.92%) Apache Spark
12 8 (1.92%) Oracle Service Bus
13 5 (1.20%) CICS
14 4 (0.96%) CMS
14 4 (0.96%) StreamWeaver
14 4 (0.96%) Umbraco
Applications
1 37 (8.87%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.84%) MS Office
3 4 (0.96%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (6.24%) Oracle Applications
2 23 (5.52%) Oracle EBS
3 21 (5.04%) Oracle 11i
3 21 (5.04%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (1.68%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.72%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.12%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.88%) GitHub
2 12 (2.88%) PaaS
3 7 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (1.44%) IaaS
4 6 (1.44%) SaaS
5 3 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.24%) iTunes
6 1 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (10.79%) TCP/IP
2 40 (9.59%) Firewall
3 26 (6.24%) Internet
4 24 (5.76%) DNS
5 23 (5.52%) Wireless
6 16 (3.84%) 802.11
7 15 (3.60%) DHCP
7 15 (3.60%) VPN
8 14 (3.36%) Ethernet
9 13 (3.12%) BGP
10 10 (2.40%) SAN
11 9 (2.16%) ICMP
11 9 (2.16%) OSPF
11 9 (2.16%) WAN
12 8 (1.92%) HTTP
12 8 (1.92%) LAN
12 8 (1.92%) LDAP
12 8 (1.92%) TACACS
13 7 (1.68%) VoIP
14 6 (1.44%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (15.35%) SQL Server
2 53 (12.71%) MySQL
3 40 (9.59%) Oracle Database
4 32 (7.67%) Relational Database
5 28 (6.71%) RDBMS
6 26 (6.24%) Oracle Database 11g
6 26 (6.24%) Oracle Database 12c
7 24 (5.76%) Oracle Database 10g
7 24 (5.76%) Oracle9i Database
8 18 (4.32%) DB2
9 16 (3.84%) Siebel EIM
10 11 (2.64%) BusinessObjects
10 11 (2.64%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (2.16%) Big Data
12 8 (1.92%) Hadoop
12 8 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (1.68%) MS Access
14 6 (1.44%) Informix
14 6 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (5.28%) Jenkins
2 19 (4.56%) Git (software)
3 18 (4.32%) Maven
4 12 (2.88%) Subversion
5 11 (2.64%) JIRA
6 10 (2.40%) Ant
6 10 (2.40%) Eclipse
7 9 (2.16%) Selenium
8 8 (1.92%) Visual Studio
9 7 (1.68%) Cucumber
9 7 (1.68%) RSpec
10 5 (1.20%) gulp
10 5 (1.20%) JUnit
10 5 (1.20%) Vagrant
11 4 (0.96%) Fiddler
11 4 (0.96%) Firebug
11 4 (0.96%) Grunt
11 4 (0.96%) JMeter
11 4 (0.96%) LoadRunner
11 4 (0.96%) Toad
General
1 86 (20.62%) Finance
2 31 (7.43%) Banking
3 22 (5.28%) Electronics
4 20 (4.80%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.88%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.40%) Back Office
6 10 (2.40%) Games
7 9 (2.16%) Marketing
8 5 (1.20%) Front Office
8 5 (1.20%) iGaming
8 5 (1.20%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.20%) Law
8 5 (1.20%) Legal
9 4 (0.96%) Retail
10 3 (0.72%) Advertising
11 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.24%) Billing
11 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.24%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 91 (21.82%) Developer
2 50 (11.99%) Analyst
3 42 (10.07%) Administrator
4 34 (8.15%) DevOps Engineer
4 34 (8.15%) Java Developer
4 34 (8.15%) Support Engineer
5 32 (7.67%) DBA
6 30 (7.19%) Applications Support
7 27 (6.47%) Consultant
8 26 (6.24%) Oracle DBA
9 23 (5.52%) Unix Engineer
10 21 (5.04%) Oracle Applications DBA
10 21 (5.04%) PHP Developer
11 20 (4.80%) IT Support
12 18 (4.32%) Unix Support
13 15 (3.60%) Linux Support
13 15 (3.60%) Operations Analyst
13 15 (3.60%) Software Engineer
14 14 (3.36%) Senior Developer
14 14 (3.36%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (14.63%) HTML
2 57 (13.67%) .NET
3 51 (12.23%) CSS
4 48 (11.51%) XML
5 40 (9.59%) Middleware
6 37 (8.87%) Web Services
7 28 (6.71%) Oracle Fusion
8 25 (6.00%) jQuery
9 24 (5.76%) Spring
10 22 (5.28%) SOAP
11 17 (4.08%) AngularJS
11 17 (4.08%) JSON
12 16 (3.84%) 802.1X
12 16 (3.84%) REST
13 15 (3.60%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 14 (3.36%) Hibernate
15 13 (3.12%) J2EE
16 12 (2.88%) HTML5
16 12 (2.88%) JMS
17 11 (2.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 35 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (6.47%) Clustering
3 25 (6.00%) Computer Science
4 19 (4.56%) Mainframe
5 17 (4.08%) iPad
6 15 (3.60%) Augmented Reality
7 12 (2.88%) Fixed Income
8 11 (2.64%) Data Centre
9 10 (2.40%) NHS
10 6 (1.44%) Blog
10 6 (1.44%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.44%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.44%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.44%) Statistics
11 5 (1.20%) BBC
11 5 (1.20%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.20%) Online Games
11 5 (1.20%) User Experience
12 4 (0.96%) Data Integration
12 4 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 235 (56.35%) Linux
2 144 (34.53%) Windows
3 43 (10.31%) AIX
4 35 (8.39%) Solaris
5 26 (6.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (5.28%) Windows Server
7 20 (4.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (4.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (3.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (1.68%) Oracle Linux
11 6 (1.44%) Apple iOS
11 6 (1.44%) CentOS
12 5 (1.20%) Android
12 5 (1.20%) CoreOS
12 5 (1.20%) OpenVMS
13 3 (0.72%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.48%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.48%) OpenWrt
14 2 (0.48%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.24%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (20.62%) ITIL
2 85 (20.38%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (11.99%) Configuration Management
4 43 (10.31%) DevOps
5 42 (10.07%) OO
6 41 (9.83%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (8.87%) Software Engineering
8 35 (8.39%) Scrum
9 33 (7.91%) Service Management
10 31 (7.43%) Change Management
10 31 (7.43%) Mentoring
10 31 (7.43%) Open Source
11 26 (6.24%) DSDM
11 26 (6.24%) OWASP
11 26 (6.24%) RUP
12 24 (5.76%) Migration
13 21 (5.04%) MVC
14 19 (4.56%) OO PHP
15 17 (4.08%) Incident Management
15 17 (4.08%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 175 (41.97%) SQL
2 91 (21.82%) Java
3 72 (17.27%) Shell Script
4 63 (15.11%) JavaScript
5 53 (12.71%) Python
6 45 (10.79%) C++
7 43 (10.31%) Bash Shell
8 42 (10.07%) Ruby
9 33 (7.91%) PHP
10 31 (7.43%) C#
11 26 (6.24%) PL/SQL
11 26 (6.24%) PowerShell
12 12 (2.88%) C
12 12 (2.88%) Perl
13 8 (1.92%) COBOL
13 8 (1.92%) JCL
14 6 (1.44%) PHP 5
15 5 (1.20%) TypeScript
16 4 (0.96%) REXX
16 4 (0.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (10.31%) Security Cleared
2 41 (9.83%) Degree
3 36 (8.63%) SC Cleared
4 18 (4.32%) ITIL Certification
5 16 (3.84%) CCNA
5 16 (3.84%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.68%) RHCSA
7 6 (1.44%) JNCIA
8 4 (0.96%) CCNP
8 4 (0.96%) Oracle Certification
8 4 (0.96%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.72%) CISM
9 3 (0.72%) CISSP
9 3 (0.72%) PMP
9 3 (0.72%) SSCP
10 2 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.48%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.48%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.24%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.24%) QA
2 20 (4.80%) SLA
3 11 (2.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.96%) HL7
5 2 (0.48%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 28 (6.71%) vSphere
2 27 (6.47%) Xen
3 26 (6.24%) XenServer
4 24 (5.76%) Oracle RAC
5 19 (4.56%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (4.08%) Active Directory
7 10 (2.40%) Hyper-V
7 10 (2.40%) XenApp
8 8 (1.92%) Firmware
9 5 (1.20%) Docker
10 4 (0.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 4 (0.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 2 (0.48%) HDFS
12 1 (0.24%) Ceph
12 1 (0.24%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (0.24%) iptables
12 1 (0.24%) vCloud
12 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 53 (12.71%) Puppet
2 37 (8.87%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (6.95%) Cobbler
3 29 (6.95%) Tivoli
4 22 (5.28%) Oracle RMAN
5 21 (5.04%) Data Guard
6 11 (2.64%) Microsoft Clustering
7 10 (2.40%) AirWatch
8 8 (1.92%) NetBackup
9 7 (1.68%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 5 (1.20%) Kubernetes
11 4 (0.96%) Failover Clustering
11 4 (0.96%) ServiceCenter
12 3 (0.72%) Nagios
12 3 (0.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 2 (0.48%) OpenView
13 2 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 2 (0.48%) SCCM
14 1 (0.24%) Cacti
14 1 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 145 (34.77%) Oracle
2 88 (21.10%) Microsoft
3 40 (9.59%) VMware
4 27 (6.47%) Cisco
5 26 (6.24%) EnterpriseDB
6 25 (6.00%) Red Hat
7 24 (5.76%) Siebel
8 21 (5.04%) Retek
9 18 (4.32%) SAP
10 16 (3.84%) Informatica
11 15 (3.60%) Citrix
12 14 (3.36%) BT
13 11 (2.64%) IBM
13 11 (2.64%) Remedy
14 10 (2.40%) Brocade
15 9 (2.16%) Ericsson
15 9 (2.16%) Foundry
15 9 (2.16%) Juniper
15 9 (2.16%) Redback
16 8 (1.92%) Hitachi
Manchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Lancashire
Transition Partners
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + PHI, Pension, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + PHI, Pension, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Resource Solutions - Barclays
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, bonus, on call
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
North West
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gatley, nr Cheadle
CCA Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
BBC Research & Development
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus on call and excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + flexi time
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Salary: £46000 - £53000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 7 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Wigan
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Chester
Huxley
Salary: £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Training & Unlimited Opportunity
Posted: 18 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
NHS Blood And Transplant
Salary: From £40,028 to £48,034 per annum pro rata (AfC band 8a)
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester
TDA Group
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + + Bonus + 30 days holiday
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + bonus + great benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 16 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum + on call allowance + beneifts
Posted: 11 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago