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

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
England / North West
Rank 99 72 60
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -12
Permanent jobs citing Unix 173 192 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.90% 3.48% 4.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.28% 13.65% 15.96%
Number of salaries quoted 124 149 269
Median salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,892 £30,022 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £53,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
1303 1407 1811
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.81% 25.49% 26.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1079 1145 1589
Median salary £35,000 £36,018 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.82% +2.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £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 January 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 January 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 -37 78 £45,000 - 19
Cheshire +6 39 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Merseyside -7 33 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Lancashire +3 23 £25,000 -17.89% 1
Unix
England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 268 (70.34%) Linux
2 172 (45.14%) SQL
3 142 (37.27%) Oracle
4 121 (31.76%) Windows
5 99 (25.98%) Finance
6 92 (24.15%) Agile Software Development
7 82 (21.52%) ITIL
8 77 (20.21%) Shell Script
9 70 (18.37%) Microsoft
10 67 (17.59%) Java
11 61 (16.01%) Puppet
12 57 (14.96%) Python
13 54 (14.17%) SQL Server
13 54 (14.17%) DevOps
14 53 (13.91%) VMware
14 53 (13.91%) Continuous Integration
15 52 (13.65%) Banking
15 52 (13.65%) Configuration Management
15 52 (13.65%) Opscode Chef
16 49 (12.86%) Ruby
17 48 (12.60%) Red Hat
18 46 (12.07%) Bash Shell
19 45 (11.81%) Oracle Database
19 45 (11.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 44 (11.55%) Service Management
21 43 (11.29%) Solaris
22 42 (11.02%) MySQL
23 41 (10.76%) AIX
23 41 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
24 39 (10.24%) OpenStack

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 39 (10.24%) OpenStack
2 34 (8.92%) JBoss
2 34 (8.92%) WebLogic
3 27 (7.09%) CloudStack
4 25 (6.56%) WebSphere
5 14 (3.67%) SharePoint
6 11 (2.89%) Apache
7 10 (2.62%) Tomcat
8 8 (2.10%) IIS
8 8 (2.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (1.57%) MS Exchange
9 6 (1.57%) Oracle Service Bus
9 6 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (1.31%) Skype for Business
11 4 (1.05%) CICS
11 4 (1.05%) NetWeaver
12 3 (0.79%) Confluence
12 3 (0.79%) SAS
Applications
1 31 (8.14%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.67%) MS Office
3 5 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (2.89%) Oracle Applications
2 10 (2.62%) Oracle 11i
3 8 (2.10%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (1.57%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (1.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.77%) IaaS
2 21 (5.51%) PaaS
3 16 (4.20%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.84%) OpenShift
5 6 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.57%) Office 365
6 4 (1.05%) SaaS
7 3 (0.79%) GitHub
7 3 (0.79%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.26%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 37 (9.71%) TCP/IP
2 36 (9.45%) Firewall
3 34 (8.92%) SAN
4 22 (5.77%) DNS
5 16 (4.20%) WAN
6 15 (3.94%) LAN
7 13 (3.41%) DHCP
8 12 (3.15%) Internet
9 11 (2.89%) VPN
10 10 (2.62%) BGP
10 10 (2.62%) Ethernet
11 8 (2.10%) Network Security
11 8 (2.10%) VoIP
12 7 (1.84%) HTTP
12 7 (1.84%) SSL
13 6 (1.57%) ICMP
13 6 (1.57%) LDAP
13 6 (1.57%) OSPF
13 6 (1.57%) TACACS
13 6 (1.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (14.17%) SQL Server
2 45 (11.81%) Oracle Database
3 42 (11.02%) MySQL
4 23 (6.04%) Oracle Database 11g
5 20 (5.25%) Oracle Reports
6 17 (4.46%) Relational Database
7 14 (3.67%) Oracle Database 12c
8 13 (3.41%) GIS
9 11 (2.89%) DB2
9 11 (2.89%) Siebel EIM
10 9 (2.36%) Informix
10 9 (2.36%) Oracle Database 10g
10 9 (2.36%) Oracle9i Database
11 6 (1.57%) Hadoop
11 6 (1.57%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.31%) Big Data
13 4 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
14 3 (0.79%) MS Access
14 3 (0.79%) Oracle8/8i Database
14 3 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (4.99%) Jenkins
2 16 (4.20%) Subversion
3 14 (3.67%) Git (software)
4 8 (2.10%) JIRA
5 6 (1.57%) Bitbucket
5 6 (1.57%) JUnit
5 6 (1.57%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.05%) Ant
6 4 (1.05%) Maven
7 3 (0.79%) Fiddler
7 3 (0.79%) Firebug
7 3 (0.79%) Gradle
7 3 (0.79%) JMeter
7 3 (0.79%) LoadRunner
7 3 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.79%) The Grinder
7 3 (0.79%) Toad
8 2 (0.52%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (0.52%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.52%) Vagrant
General
1 99 (25.98%) Finance
2 52 (13.65%) Banking
3 17 (4.46%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.41%) Financial Institution
5 12 (3.15%) Back Office
5 12 (3.15%) Corporate Banking
6 8 (2.10%) Electronics
6 8 (2.10%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.57%) Marketing
8 4 (1.05%) Front Office
8 4 (1.05%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.05%) Retail
9 3 (0.79%) French Language
9 3 (0.79%) Law
9 3 (0.79%) Legal
10 2 (0.52%) Advertising
11 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 53 (13.91%) Developer
2 49 (12.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 41 (10.76%) Analyst
4 32 (8.40%) Administrator
5 30 (7.87%) Applications Support
6 27 (7.09%) IT Support
7 26 (6.82%) Support Engineer
8 23 (6.04%) DBA
8 23 (6.04%) Support Analyst
9 21 (5.51%) Consultant
9 21 (5.51%) Platform Engineer
10 19 (4.99%) PHP Developer
11 18 (4.72%) Java Developer
11 18 (4.72%) Linux Engineer
11 18 (4.72%) Oracle DBA
12 16 (4.20%) SQL DBA
13 15 (3.94%) Systems Engineer
13 15 (3.94%) Unix Engineer
14 13 (3.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 13 (3.41%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (8.40%) XML
2 31 (8.14%) .NET
3 26 (6.82%) Middleware
4 22 (5.77%) CSS
4 22 (5.77%) Web Services
5 19 (4.99%) HTML
6 14 (3.67%) Spring
7 11 (2.89%) JMS
7 11 (2.89%) SOAP
8 10 (2.62%) AngularJS
8 10 (2.62%) FIX Protocol
8 10 (2.62%) Oracle Fusion
9 7 (1.84%) Ajax
9 7 (1.84%) J2EE
10 6 (1.57%) ATL
10 6 (1.57%) DCOM
10 6 (1.57%) jQuery
10 6 (1.57%) JSON
10 6 (1.57%) RESTful
11 5 (1.31%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 41 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (9.19%) Clustering
3 31 (8.14%) Management Information System
4 22 (5.77%) Computer Science
5 19 (4.99%) Data Centre
6 17 (4.46%) iPad
6 17 (4.46%) Mainframe
7 12 (3.15%) Fixed Income
7 12 (3.15%) NHS
8 10 (2.62%) Statistics
9 8 (2.10%) Video Conferencing
10 7 (1.84%) Blog
10 7 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.57%) N-Tier
12 4 (1.05%) e-Health
12 4 (1.05%) Enterprise Storage
12 4 (1.05%) Security Operations Centre
13 3 (0.79%) Data Integration
13 3 (0.79%) Mobile Computing
13 3 (0.79%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 268 (70.34%) Linux
2 121 (31.76%) Windows
3 45 (11.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 43 (11.29%) Solaris
5 41 (10.76%) AIX
6 35 (9.19%) Windows Server
7 21 (5.51%) HPUX
8 17 (4.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (3.94%) OpenVMS
10 13 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (2.62%) CentOS
11 10 (2.62%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (1.57%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.05%) Debian
13 4 (1.05%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.79%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.52%) Android
15 2 (0.52%) SUSE
16 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (24.15%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (21.52%) ITIL
3 54 (14.17%) DevOps
4 53 (13.91%) Continuous Integration
5 52 (13.65%) Configuration Management
6 44 (11.55%) Service Management
7 39 (10.24%) Scrum
8 32 (8.40%) Disaster Recovery
9 29 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management
10 28 (7.35%) DSDM
10 28 (7.35%) RUP
11 27 (7.09%) OO
12 24 (6.30%) Information Security
13 22 (5.77%) Migration
14 21 (5.51%) Incident Management
14 21 (5.51%) Mentoring
14 21 (5.51%) Software Engineering
15 20 (5.25%) Programme Management
16 19 (4.99%) OWASP
17 18 (4.72%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 172 (45.14%) SQL
2 77 (20.21%) Shell Script
3 67 (17.59%) Java
4 57 (14.96%) Python
5 49 (12.86%) Ruby
6 46 (12.07%) Bash Shell
7 39 (10.24%) JavaScript
8 38 (9.97%) PowerShell
9 32 (8.40%) C#
10 29 (7.61%) PHP
11 27 (7.09%) C++
12 26 (6.82%) Perl
12 26 (6.82%) PL/SQL
13 8 (2.10%) C
14 5 (1.31%) VB
15 4 (1.05%) Groovy
15 4 (1.05%) PHP 5
16 3 (0.79%) COBOL
16 3 (0.79%) JCL
17 2 (0.52%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 35 (9.19%) Security Cleared
2 33 (8.66%) SC Cleared
3 28 (7.35%) Degree
4 12 (3.15%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (2.89%) CCNA
5 11 (2.89%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (1.57%) JNCIA
6 6 (1.57%) RHCSA
7 5 (1.31%) CCNP
8 4 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (1.05%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.79%) MCSE
9 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.79%) PMP
10 2 (0.52%) CISSP
10 2 (0.52%) NVQ Level 4
10 2 (0.52%) PhD
10 2 (0.52%) RHCE
10 2 (0.52%) Siebel Certification
11 1 (0.26%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.77%) SLA
2 14 (3.67%) QA
3 8 (2.10%) ISO 9000
4 7 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.79%) HL7
6 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 37 (9.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (9.45%) vSphere
3 27 (7.09%) Xen
3 27 (7.09%) XenServer
4 26 (6.82%) Active Directory
5 22 (5.77%) Hyper-V
6 15 (3.94%) Docker
7 9 (2.36%) Oracle RAC
7 9 (2.36%) PowerHA
8 6 (1.57%) XenApp
9 4 (1.05%) Firmware
9 4 (1.05%) vCloud
9 4 (1.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (1.05%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (0.52%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 61 (16.01%) Puppet
2 52 (13.65%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (9.45%) Tivoli
4 29 (7.61%) Cobbler
5 17 (4.46%) Nagios
6 11 (2.89%) Ansible
7 9 (2.36%) SCCM
7 9 (2.36%) SCOM
8 8 (2.10%) OpenView
8 8 (2.10%) Packer
9 7 (1.84%) CFEngine
10 6 (1.57%) AirWatch
10 6 (1.57%) Data Guard
10 6 (1.57%) Oracle RMAN
11 5 (1.31%) BMC PATROL
11 5 (1.31%) NetBackup
11 5 (1.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 5 (1.31%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
12 4 (1.05%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 4 (1.05%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 142 (37.27%) Oracle
2 70 (18.37%) Microsoft
3 53 (13.91%) VMware
4 48 (12.60%) Red Hat
5 29 (7.61%) Cisco
6 27 (7.09%) EnterpriseDB
7 24 (6.30%) HP
8 20 (5.25%) Citrix
9 17 (4.46%) NetApp
9 17 (4.46%) Siebel
10 14 (3.67%) Splunk
11 13 (3.41%) Veritas
12 12 (3.15%) IBM
12 12 (3.15%) ServiceNow
13 11 (2.89%) Informatica
14 9 (2.36%) SAP
15 8 (2.10%) Hitachi
15 8 (2.10%) Juniper
16 6 (1.57%) Ericsson
16 6 (1.57%) Retek
North West
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £46000 - £57500 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £46000 - £57500 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £25k DOE + Extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Market Rate + Callout allowance + Overtime
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension, Health
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Macclesfield
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 18 days ago
Liverpool
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Cheshire
Robert Walters UK
Posted: 18 days ago