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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
England / North West
Rank 100 87 70
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -17
Permanent jobs citing Unix 176 171 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.92% 3.03% 3.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.26% 12.45% 14.85%
Number of salaries quoted 132 134 229
Median salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,223 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £63,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%

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
1234 1373 1751
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.51% 24.31% 25.14%
Number of salaries quoted 993 1132 1516
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,498 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 -22 97 £45,000 -5.26% 21
Cheshire +16 42 £44,500 +18.66% 2
Merseyside 0 20 £44,500 -11.00% 4
Lancashire +4 17 £25,000 -41.17%
Unix
England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 276 (70.41%) Linux
2 185 (47.19%) SQL
3 149 (38.01%) Oracle
4 126 (32.14%) Windows
5 97 (24.74%) Agile Software Development
6 92 (23.47%) Finance
7 81 (20.66%) Shell Script
8 80 (20.41%) ITIL
9 70 (17.86%) Puppet
10 67 (17.09%) DevOps
11 66 (16.84%) SQL Server
11 66 (16.84%) Java
12 65 (16.58%) VMware
13 64 (16.33%) Microsoft
14 63 (16.07%) Python
15 62 (15.82%) Opscode Chef
16 59 (15.05%) Red Hat
17 58 (14.80%) Configuration Management
17 58 (14.80%) Continuous Integration
18 55 (14.03%) Banking
19 54 (13.78%) Bash Shell
20 50 (12.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 50 (12.76%) Ruby
21 48 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
22 47 (11.99%) Oracle Database
22 47 (11.99%) Solaris
23 45 (11.48%) AIX
23 45 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
23 45 (11.48%) OpenStack
24 44 (11.22%) 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 45 (11.48%) OpenStack
2 32 (8.16%) JBoss
3 31 (7.91%) WebLogic
4 29 (7.40%) CloudStack
5 19 (4.85%) WebSphere
6 14 (3.57%) SharePoint
7 13 (3.32%) Tomcat
8 12 (3.06%) Apache
8 12 (3.06%) IIS
9 6 (1.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (1.53%) SAS
10 5 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (1.28%) MS Exchange
10 5 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (1.28%) Skype for Business
11 4 (1.02%) Apache Spark
11 4 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.77%) Confluence
12 3 (0.77%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 31 (7.91%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.32%) MS Office
3 5 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.55%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (1.79%) Oracle 11i
2 7 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.02%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 24 (6.12%) PaaS
2 23 (5.87%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (5.61%) IaaS
4 9 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.79%) OpenShift
6 6 (1.53%) Office 365
7 3 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.77%) iPaaS
8 2 (0.51%) GitHub
8 2 (0.51%) SaaS
9 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.26%) Sumo Logic
9 1 (0.26%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 37 (9.44%) Firewall
2 35 (8.93%) SAN
3 24 (6.12%) TCP/IP
4 19 (4.85%) DNS
4 19 (4.85%) WAN
5 18 (4.59%) LAN
6 11 (2.81%) Network Security
7 10 (2.55%) DHCP
7 10 (2.55%) VPN
8 9 (2.30%) Internet
8 9 (2.30%) VoIP
9 8 (2.04%) BGP
9 8 (2.04%) Ethernet
10 7 (1.79%) SSL
11 6 (1.53%) HTTP
12 5 (1.28%) Skype
12 5 (1.28%) SNMP
13 4 (1.02%) FTP
13 4 (1.02%) IPv4
13 4 (1.02%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (16.84%) SQL Server
2 47 (11.99%) Oracle Database
3 38 (9.69%) MySQL
4 19 (4.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 19 (4.85%) Oracle Reports
5 16 (4.08%) Relational Database
6 13 (3.32%) GIS
7 12 (3.06%) Siebel EIM
8 11 (2.81%) Hadoop
9 9 (2.30%) Oracle Database 12c
10 7 (1.79%) Big Data
10 7 (1.79%) Informix
11 6 (1.53%) DB2
11 6 (1.53%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (1.53%) Oracle9i Database
12 4 (1.02%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.02%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 3 (0.77%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.77%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (5.10%) Jenkins
2 17 (4.34%) Git (software)
2 17 (4.34%) Subversion
3 8 (2.04%) JIRA
4 7 (1.79%) Bitbucket
4 7 (1.79%) Visual Studio
5 6 (1.53%) JUnit
6 5 (1.28%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (1.02%) Maven
8 3 (0.77%) ClearCase
8 3 (0.77%) Gradle
8 3 (0.77%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.51%) Ant
9 2 (0.51%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.51%) Selenium
9 2 (0.51%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.51%) Toad
9 2 (0.51%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.26%) Firebug
General
1 92 (23.47%) Finance
2 55 (14.03%) Banking
3 19 (4.85%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.83%) Financial Institution
5 14 (3.57%) Corporate Banking
6 11 (2.81%) Marketing
7 10 (2.55%) Back Office
8 9 (2.30%) Electronics
9 8 (2.04%) Manufacturing
9 8 (2.04%) Retail
10 4 (1.02%) Advertising
10 4 (1.02%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.77%) French Language
11 3 (0.77%) Law
11 3 (0.77%) Legal
12 2 (0.51%) Front Office
13 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 54 (13.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 50 (12.76%) Developer
3 42 (10.71%) Analyst
4 34 (8.67%) Applications Support
5 32 (8.16%) Support Analyst
6 31 (7.91%) Administrator
7 28 (7.14%) Platform Engineer
8 25 (6.38%) Support Engineer
9 23 (5.87%) IT Support
10 22 (5.61%) Linux Engineer
11 19 (4.85%) DBA
12 18 (4.59%) Consultant
12 18 (4.59%) Unix Engineer
13 16 (4.08%) Java Developer
13 16 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
14 15 (3.83%) PHP Developer
14 15 (3.83%) SQL DBA
15 14 (3.57%) C++ Developer
15 14 (3.57%) Infrastructure Specialist
15 14 (3.57%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (7.91%) .NET
2 27 (6.89%) XML
3 20 (5.10%) Web Services
4 19 (4.85%) CSS
4 19 (4.85%) HTML
5 16 (4.08%) Middleware
6 10 (2.55%) JMS
6 10 (2.55%) Spring
7 8 (2.04%) DCOM
8 7 (1.79%) Ajax
8 7 (1.79%) AngularJS
8 7 (1.79%) ATL
9 6 (1.53%) FIX Protocol
9 6 (1.53%) J2EE
9 6 (1.53%) JSON
9 6 (1.53%) RESTful
9 6 (1.53%) SOAP
9 6 (1.53%) XSD
10 4 (1.02%) JMX
10 4 (1.02%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 48 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (10.71%) Management Information System
3 36 (9.18%) Clustering
4 25 (6.38%) Computer Science
5 18 (4.59%) Data Centre
5 18 (4.59%) iPad
6 17 (4.34%) Mainframe
7 11 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (2.81%) Linux Command Line
8 10 (2.55%) NHS
9 8 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
10 7 (1.79%) Blog
10 7 (1.79%) N-Tier
11 6 (1.53%) Fixed Income
11 6 (1.53%) Security Operations Centre
12 5 (1.28%) Mobile Computing
12 5 (1.28%) Public Cloud
13 4 (1.02%) e-Health
13 4 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
13 4 (1.02%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 276 (70.41%) Linux
2 126 (32.14%) Windows
3 50 (12.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 47 (11.99%) Solaris
5 45 (11.48%) AIX
6 39 (9.95%) Windows Server
7 26 (6.63%) HPUX
8 15 (3.83%) CentOS
8 15 (3.83%) OpenVMS
9 12 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (2.04%) Mac OS X
11 7 (1.79%) Ubuntu
12 6 (1.53%) Debian
12 6 (1.53%) SUSE
13 5 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.77%) Android
14 3 (0.77%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 2 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (24.74%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (20.41%) ITIL
3 67 (17.09%) DevOps
4 58 (14.80%) Configuration Management
4 58 (14.80%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (11.22%) Scrum
6 43 (10.97%) Service Management
7 37 (9.44%) Disaster Recovery
8 32 (8.16%) Incident Management
9 30 (7.65%) DSDM
9 30 (7.65%) RUP
9 30 (7.65%) Stakeholder Management
10 28 (7.14%) Information Security
11 25 (6.38%) OO
12 23 (5.87%) Migration
12 23 (5.87%) Risk Management
13 21 (5.36%) Programme Management
13 21 (5.36%) Software Engineering
14 20 (5.10%) Performance Tuning
15 17 (4.34%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 185 (47.19%) SQL
2 81 (20.66%) Shell Script
3 66 (16.84%) Java
4 63 (16.07%) Python
5 54 (13.78%) Bash Shell
6 50 (12.76%) Ruby
7 37 (9.44%) JavaScript
8 33 (8.42%) PowerShell
9 30 (7.65%) C#
9 30 (7.65%) Perl
9 30 (7.65%) PL/SQL
10 29 (7.40%) C++
11 22 (5.61%) PHP
12 8 (2.04%) C
13 5 (1.28%) VB
14 4 (1.02%) Groovy
15 3 (0.77%) ActionScript
15 3 (0.77%) AWK
15 3 (0.77%) Korn
15 3 (0.77%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 35 (8.93%) Security Cleared
2 34 (8.67%) SC Cleared
3 32 (8.16%) Degree
4 11 (2.81%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (2.04%) CCNA
7 6 (1.53%) CCNP
8 4 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (1.02%) CISSP
8 4 (1.02%) JNCIA
8 4 (1.02%) RHCSA
9 3 (0.77%) CISM
9 3 (0.77%) MCSE
9 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.51%) JNCIP
10 2 (0.51%) NVQ Level 4
10 2 (0.51%) PhD
10 2 (0.51%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.51%) RHCE
10 2 (0.51%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.10%) SLA
2 12 (3.06%) QA
3 10 (2.55%) ISO 9000
4 4 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.26%) HL7
System Software
1 45 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (10.46%) vSphere
3 29 (7.40%) Xen
3 29 (7.40%) XenServer
4 28 (7.14%) Active Directory
5 23 (5.87%) Hyper-V
6 22 (5.61%) Docker
7 9 (2.30%) PowerHA
8 4 (1.02%) Firmware
8 4 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (1.02%) vCloud
9 3 (0.77%) XenApp
10 2 (0.51%) KVM
10 2 (0.51%) NFS
10 2 (0.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (0.51%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.26%) zsh
Systems Management
1 70 (17.86%) Puppet
2 62 (15.82%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (9.95%) Tivoli
4 30 (7.65%) Cobbler
5 23 (5.87%) Nagios
6 18 (4.59%) Ansible
7 10 (2.55%) Packer
8 9 (2.30%) OpenView
8 9 (2.30%) SCCM
8 9 (2.30%) SCOM
9 7 (1.79%) CFEngine
9 7 (1.79%) Ganglia
9 7 (1.79%) Netcool
10 5 (1.28%) AirWatch
10 5 (1.28%) BMC PATROL
10 5 (1.28%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
11 4 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (1.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 4 (1.02%) SCVMM
11 4 (1.02%) WSUS
Vendors
1 149 (38.01%) Oracle
2 65 (16.58%) VMware
3 64 (16.33%) Microsoft
4 59 (15.05%) Red Hat
5 29 (7.40%) EnterpriseDB
6 28 (7.14%) Cisco
7 27 (6.89%) HP
8 20 (5.10%) Citrix
9 18 (4.59%) Siebel
10 17 (4.34%) NetApp
11 16 (4.08%) Splunk
12 12 (3.06%) IBM
12 12 (3.06%) Informatica
12 12 (3.06%) ServiceNow
13 11 (2.81%) Veritas
14 7 (1.79%) AppDynamics
14 7 (1.79%) CheckPoint
14 7 (1.79%) Juniper
14 7 (1.79%) SAP
14 7 (1.79%) Sun
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Rullion
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Isle of Man
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £58000 - £72000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
iKas International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
University Of Manchester
Salary: From £31,076 to £38,183 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
University Of Manchester
Salary: From £39,324 to £48,327 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
iKas international
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Macclesfield
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London or Knutsford
Cognizant
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Salford
Bupa
Posted: 7 days ago