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

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 86 80 52
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -28
Permanent jobs citing Unix 179 203 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.16% 3.17% 5.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.44% 13.81% 20.10%
Number of salaries quoted 140 163 276
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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
1240 1470 1751
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.91% 22.97% 24.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1037 1211 1445
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 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £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 5 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 5 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 +27 112 £42,500 +18.05% 20
Cheshire -5 41 £36,000 -28.00% 2
Lancashire -2 9 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Merseyside -11 9 £33,750 -32.50% 10
Cumbria +2 2 £35,000 -45.09%
Unix
England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 193 (52.45%) Linux
2 134 (36.41%) Windows
2 134 (36.41%) SQL
3 132 (35.87%) Oracle
4 106 (28.80%) Agile Software Development
5 84 (22.83%) Microsoft
6 70 (19.02%) Java
7 68 (18.48%) Degree
8 65 (17.66%) HTML
8 65 (17.66%) Shell Script
9 56 (15.22%) Python
10 55 (14.95%) CSS
10 55 (14.95%) JavaScript
11 52 (14.13%) ITIL
11 52 (14.13%) Red Hat
12 47 (12.77%) Web Services
12 47 (12.77%) Information Security
12 47 (12.77%) Puppet
13 46 (12.50%) Finance
14 44 (11.96%) Firewall
14 44 (11.96%) Continuous Integration
15 42 (11.41%) Configuration Management
15 42 (11.41%) Solaris
15 42 (11.41%) Bash Shell
16 41 (11.14%) Oracle Database
17 40 (10.87%) JBoss
17 40 (10.87%) .NET
17 40 (10.87%) VMware
18 39 (10.60%) DevOps
19 37 (10.05%) Scrum

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 40 (10.87%) JBoss
2 37 (10.05%) WebLogic
3 21 (5.71%) WebSphere
4 19 (5.16%) OpenStack
5 16 (4.35%) Apache
5 16 (4.35%) CloudStack
6 14 (3.80%) Tomcat
7 12 (3.26%) SAS
8 11 (2.99%) MS Exchange
8 11 (2.99%) Oracle Service Bus
9 8 (2.17%) NetWeaver
10 5 (1.36%) Apache Spark
10 5 (1.36%) IIS
11 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.82%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 22 (5.98%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.90%) SPSS
3 3 (0.82%) MS Office
3 3 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.54%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.27%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 14 (3.80%) Oracle Applications
2 10 (2.72%) Oracle 11i
2 10 (2.72%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (2.72%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (1.63%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
4 4 (1.09%) SAP BPC
5 3 (0.82%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.27%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.72%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (2.72%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (2.45%) GitHub
4 8 (2.17%) PaaS
4 8 (2.17%) SaaS
5 7 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.82%) IaaS
7 1 (0.27%) Engine Yard
7 1 (0.27%) Heroku
7 1 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (11.96%) Firewall
2 26 (7.07%) TCP/IP
2 26 (7.07%) Wireless
3 19 (5.16%) Network Security
3 19 (5.16%) SAN
4 18 (4.89%) WAN
5 16 (4.35%) LAN
6 12 (3.26%) NAS
7 11 (2.99%) 802.11
7 11 (2.99%) Ethernet
8 9 (2.45%) DNS
8 9 (2.45%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (2.17%) DHCP
9 8 (2.17%) Internet
9 8 (2.17%) VPN
10 7 (1.90%) SSH
11 6 (1.63%) SSL
12 5 (1.36%) BGP
12 5 (1.36%) OSPF
13 4 (1.09%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (11.14%) Oracle Database
2 29 (7.88%) SQL Server
3 22 (5.98%) MySQL
3 22 (5.98%) Relational Database
4 21 (5.71%) Oracle Database 12c
5 18 (4.89%) Oracle Database 11g
6 16 (4.35%) RDBMS
7 12 (3.26%) Oracle ODI
8 11 (2.99%) BusinessObjects
9 10 (2.72%) Oracle Database 10g
9 10 (2.72%) Oracle9i Database
10 8 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (1.90%) IBM BigInsights
11 7 (1.90%) Oracle OWB
12 6 (1.63%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (1.36%) DB2
14 4 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (1.09%) MongoDB
14 4 (1.09%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 22 (5.98%) Selenium
2 18 (4.89%) JIRA
3 15 (4.08%) Oracle APEX
4 13 (3.53%) Git (software)
5 12 (3.26%) Maven
5 12 (3.26%) Visual Studio
6 10 (2.72%) Jenkins
7 9 (2.45%) Cucumber
7 9 (2.45%) JUnit
8 7 (1.90%) Bugzilla
8 7 (1.90%) Subversion
8 7 (1.90%) WebDriver
9 5 (1.36%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.09%) Grunt
10 4 (1.09%) gulp
10 4 (1.09%) IntelliJ
10 4 (1.09%) RSpec
10 4 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.82%) Appium
11 3 (0.82%) Selenium IDE
General
1 46 (12.50%) Finance
2 17 (4.62%) Banking
3 16 (4.35%) Retail
3 16 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.45%) Electronics
4 9 (2.45%) Games
5 7 (1.90%) Back Office
6 6 (1.63%) Billing
7 4 (1.09%) iGaming
7 4 (1.09%) Law
8 3 (0.82%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.54%) Advertising
9 2 (0.54%) Marketing
9 2 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 79 (21.47%) Developer
2 42 (11.41%) Administrator
3 37 (10.05%) Analyst
4 32 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
5 22 (5.98%) Java Developer
5 22 (5.98%) Oracle Developer
6 21 (5.71%) Unix Engineer
7 20 (5.43%) Consultant
7 20 (5.43%) Linux Engineer
8 18 (4.89%) DBA
9 17 (4.62%) Software Developer
10 16 (4.35%) Oracle DBA
10 16 (4.35%) SOC Analyst
10 16 (4.35%) Tester
11 15 (4.08%) Systems Administrator
11 15 (4.08%) Technical Leader
12 14 (3.80%) Java Software Developer
12 14 (3.80%) Linux Administrator
12 14 (3.80%) Software Engineer
12 14 (3.80%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (17.66%) HTML
2 55 (14.95%) CSS
3 47 (12.77%) Web Services
4 40 (10.87%) .NET
5 32 (8.70%) jQuery
6 28 (7.61%) Middleware
7 23 (6.25%) HTML5
7 23 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
8 22 (5.98%) XML
9 21 (5.71%) Spring
10 18 (4.89%) JSON
11 15 (4.08%) REST
12 14 (3.80%) ASP.NET
13 13 (3.53%) 802.1X
13 13 (3.53%) Hibernate
14 8 (2.17%) Backbone.js
14 8 (2.17%) SAP Basis
14 8 (2.17%) Unity (Game Engine)
15 7 (1.90%) AngularJS
15 7 (1.90%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 26 (7.07%) Computer Science
3 18 (4.89%) iPad
4 15 (4.08%) Data Centre
5 14 (3.80%) Security Operations Centre
6 13 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (3.53%) Blackberry
6 13 (3.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 12 (3.26%) Mainframe
8 11 (2.99%) Visualisation
9 9 (2.45%) EMC VNX
10 8 (2.17%) Augmented Reality
10 8 (2.17%) VCE vBlock
11 7 (1.90%) Celerra
11 7 (1.90%) CLARiiON
11 7 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.90%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.63%) User Experience
13 5 (1.36%) Client/Server
13 5 (1.36%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 193 (52.45%) Linux
2 134 (36.41%) Windows
3 42 (11.41%) Solaris
4 26 (7.07%) AIX
4 26 (7.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (5.43%) Apple iOS
6 19 (5.16%) Android
6 19 (5.16%) Windows Server
7 13 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.90%) Debian
10 5 (1.36%) CentOS
10 5 (1.36%) Mac OS X
10 5 (1.36%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (1.36%) Ubuntu
10 5 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.09%) CoreOS
11 4 (1.09%) OS/2
12 3 (0.82%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.82%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (28.80%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (14.13%) ITIL
3 47 (12.77%) Information Security
4 44 (11.96%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (11.41%) Configuration Management
6 39 (10.60%) DevOps
7 37 (10.05%) Scrum
8 36 (9.78%) Software Engineering
9 25 (6.79%) OO
10 20 (5.43%) Analytics
10 20 (5.43%) TDD
11 19 (5.16%) Change Management
11 19 (5.16%) Disaster Recovery
11 19 (5.16%) DSDM
11 19 (5.16%) RUP
11 19 (5.16%) Service Management
12 18 (4.89%) Open Source
12 18 (4.89%) SDLC
13 17 (4.62%) Reverse Engineering
14 16 (4.35%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 134 (36.41%) SQL
2 70 (19.02%) Java
3 65 (17.66%) Shell Script
4 56 (15.22%) Python
5 55 (14.95%) JavaScript
6 42 (11.41%) Bash Shell
7 37 (10.05%) Ruby
8 34 (9.24%) C++
9 25 (6.79%) C#
10 24 (6.52%) PL/SQL
11 13 (3.53%) C
12 10 (2.72%) Perl
13 9 (2.45%) PHP
14 8 (2.17%) T-SQL
15 4 (1.09%) PowerShell
15 4 (1.09%) Scala
15 4 (1.09%) TypeScript
16 3 (0.82%) ABAP
16 3 (0.82%) Embedded C
17 2 (0.54%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 68 (18.48%) Degree
2 18 (4.89%) Security Cleared
3 17 (4.62%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (1.63%) OCP
4 6 (1.63%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (1.36%) CCNA
5 5 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (0.82%) CCNP
7 3 (0.82%) RHCSA
7 3 (0.82%) RHCT
8 2 (0.54%) CISSP
8 2 (0.54%) HND
8 2 (0.54%) JNCIA
8 2 (0.54%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.27%) CISM
9 1 (0.27%) MCSE
9 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.34%) QA
2 17 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (3.53%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 11 (2.99%) SLA
5 3 (0.82%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (5.43%) vSphere
2 19 (5.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (4.89%) Active Directory
4 17 (4.62%) XenServer
5 16 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
5 16 (4.35%) Xen
6 8 (2.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 7 (1.90%) Docker
7 7 (1.90%) GPFS
7 7 (1.90%) Hyper-V
8 4 (1.09%) Firmware
9 3 (0.82%) XenApp
10 2 (0.54%) Ceph
10 2 (0.54%) PowerHA
11 1 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.27%) HDFS
11 1 (0.27%) iptables
11 1 (0.27%) Postfix
11 1 (0.27%) Varnish
11 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 47 (12.77%) Puppet
2 34 (9.24%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (8.15%) Cobbler
4 25 (6.79%) Tivoli
5 24 (6.52%) Oracle RMAN
6 16 (4.35%) Data Guard
7 12 (3.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 10 (2.72%) NetBackup
9 8 (2.17%) EMC NetWorker
10 7 (1.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 6 (1.63%) SCCM
12 5 (1.36%) Cacti
12 5 (1.36%) Nagios
13 4 (1.09%) Kubernetes
14 3 (0.82%) AirWatch
14 3 (0.82%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 2 (0.54%) FortiGate
15 2 (0.54%) SolarWinds Orion
16 1 (0.27%) Oracle ZFS
16 1 (0.27%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 132 (35.87%) Oracle
2 84 (22.83%) Microsoft
3 52 (14.13%) Red Hat
4 40 (10.87%) VMware
5 18 (4.89%) Cisco
5 18 (4.89%) IBM
6 16 (4.35%) EnterpriseDB
6 16 (4.35%) SAP
7 12 (3.26%) Citrix
8 10 (2.72%) Brocade
8 10 (2.72%) BT
8 10 (2.72%) EMC
9 8 (2.17%) Intel
10 7 (1.90%) Adobe
10 7 (1.90%) Juniper
10 7 (1.90%) Teradata
11 5 (1.36%) HP
12 4 (1.09%) CheckPoint
12 4 (1.09%) Retek
12 4 (1.09%) Twitter
Liverpool, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus on call, bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent career progression
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Holiday, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Flexi Time, Pension, Etc.
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
TDA Group
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + On-call + 30 Days
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
CIC Preston
Salary: From £25,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
CIC Preston
Salary: From £25,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000.00 - £31000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £22511 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + on call + bens
Posted: 22 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Cognizant
Posted: 24 days ago