Period
to 20 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 6 months to 20 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 105 99
Rank change year-on-year +13 -6 -29
Permanent jobs citing Unix 281 198 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.46% 2.80% 2.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.25% 13.38% 12.05%
Number of salaries quoted 243 154 151
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% -2.35%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,263 £25,000
90th Percentile £69,500 £52,500 £67,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% +6.25%

Unix is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1972 1480 1668
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 24.28% 20.95% 23.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1708 1293 1365
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,550 £22,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £55,000
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Manchester

Unix
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unix in Manchester.

Salary trend for Unix in Manchester

Unix
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix in Manchester

Unix
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 20 August 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport -9 17 £33,750 +4.65%
Cheadle - 9 £30,000 -
Altrincham -3 8 £45,000 -2.70% 1
Salford - 6 - -
Rochdale +4 4 £34,500 -5.48%
Oldham -7 4 £60,000 -
Wigan - 1 £60,000 -
Unix
North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Unix.

1 168 (59.79%) Linux
2 137 (48.75%) SQL
3 132 (46.98%) Puppet
4 112 (39.86%) DevOps
5 100 (35.59%) Python
6 91 (32.38%) Agile Software Development
6 91 (32.38%) Opscode Chef
7 88 (31.32%) Windows
8 85 (30.25%) Shell Script
9 72 (25.62%) Finance
10 70 (24.91%) Java
11 69 (24.56%) Oracle
12 66 (23.49%) Continuous Integration
13 64 (22.78%) Configuration Management
14 63 (22.42%) SQL Server
15 60 (21.35%) Ansible
16 58 (20.64%) Relational Database
17 56 (19.93%) Business Intelligence
17 56 (19.93%) Telecoms
17 56 (19.93%) Amazon AWS
18 54 (19.22%) Open Source
19 51 (18.15%) C++
20 50 (17.79%) Google Cloud Platform
21 48 (17.08%) SAP
22 47 (16.73%) .NET
22 47 (16.73%) Hadoop
23 46 (16.37%) Degree
24 45 (16.01%) Big Data
24 45 (16.01%) MySQL
25 44 (15.66%) JavaScript

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (13.88%) OpenStack
2 27 (9.61%) CloudStack
3 25 (8.90%) Apache Spark
4 16 (5.69%) Apache Solr
4 16 (5.69%) Elasticsearch
4 16 (5.69%) Tomcat
5 15 (5.34%) Apache
6 8 (2.85%) nginx
7 7 (2.49%) SAS
8 5 (1.78%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (1.78%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.42%) GlassFish
9 4 (1.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (1.07%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.71%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.71%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.36%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (2.14%) SAP GRC
2 5 (1.78%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (1.78%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.42%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (1.07%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.07%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.71%) Magento
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.36%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.36%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.36%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 56 (19.93%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (17.79%) Google Cloud Platform
3 37 (13.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (6.76%) GitHub
5 18 (6.41%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (5.69%) Google App Engine
7 8 (2.85%) OpenShift
8 5 (1.78%) PaaS
9 2 (0.71%) SaaS
10 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.36%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.41%) MPLS
2 13 (4.63%) BGP
2 13 (4.63%) Ethernet
2 13 (4.63%) Firewall
2 13 (4.63%) OSPF
3 12 (4.27%) Broadband
4 10 (3.56%) VPN
5 9 (3.20%) HTTP
5 9 (3.20%) L2TP
5 9 (3.20%) LAN
5 9 (3.20%) VoIP
6 8 (2.85%) BT 21CN
6 8 (2.85%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (2.85%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (2.85%) Internet
6 8 (2.85%) IPsec
6 8 (2.85%) IPv4
6 8 (2.85%) IPv6
6 8 (2.85%) RSVP
6 8 (2.85%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (22.42%) SQL Server
2 58 (20.64%) Relational Database
3 47 (16.73%) Hadoop
4 45 (16.01%) Big Data
4 45 (16.01%) MySQL
5 16 (5.69%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (4.27%) Oracle Database
7 9 (3.20%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (2.14%) DB2
8 6 (2.14%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 5 (1.78%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.42%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (1.42%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.42%) SAS Visual Analytics
11 3 (1.07%) Apache Hive
11 3 (1.07%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.71%) CouchDB
12 2 (0.71%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 26 (9.25%) Jenkins
2 17 (6.05%) PHPUnit
2 17 (6.05%) Vagrant
3 16 (5.69%) Codeception
4 12 (4.27%) Git (software)
5 8 (2.85%) JIRA
6 7 (2.49%) JUnit
7 5 (1.78%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (1.78%) Selenium
7 5 (1.78%) Subversion
7 5 (1.78%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.42%) Bitbucket
8 4 (1.42%) Toad
8 4 (1.42%) Xdebug
9 3 (1.07%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.71%) Travis CI
11 1 (0.36%) Burp Suite
11 1 (0.36%) GoCD
11 1 (0.36%) gulp
11 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 72 (25.62%) Finance
2 56 (19.93%) Telecoms
3 42 (14.95%) Manufacturing
4 40 (14.23%) Marketing
5 39 (13.88%) Electronics
6 18 (6.41%) Retail
7 8 (2.85%) Banking
8 4 (1.42%) Billing
8 4 (1.42%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.36%) Advertising
9 1 (0.36%) Games
9 1 (0.36%) Local Government
9 1 (0.36%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 61 (21.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 51 (18.15%) Developer
3 36 (12.81%) Platform Engineer
4 35 (12.46%) Architect
5 29 (10.32%) Cloud Architect
6 28 (9.96%) Administrator
6 28 (9.96%) Systems Administrator
7 27 (9.61%) Linux Administrator
7 27 (9.61%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 26 (9.25%) Lead DevOps
9 25 (8.90%) DevOps Architect
10 23 (8.19%) PHP Developer
11 21 (7.47%) Software Engineer
12 17 (6.05%) Cloud Engineer
13 14 (4.98%) Analyst
13 14 (4.98%) Cloud Software Engineer
13 14 (4.98%) Operations Engineer
13 14 (4.98%) Senior Developer
14 13 (4.63%) Applications Support
15 12 (4.27%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (16.73%) .NET
2 42 (14.95%) HTML
3 36 (12.81%) CSS
4 26 (9.25%) HTML5
4 26 (9.25%) jQuery
4 26 (9.25%) RabbitMQ
5 25 (8.90%) MSMQ
6 20 (7.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 19 (6.76%) AngularJS
8 18 (6.41%) XML
9 17 (6.05%) Web Services
10 16 (5.69%) Ext JS
10 16 (5.69%) LAMP
10 16 (5.69%) Sass
11 10 (3.56%) JSON
12 9 (3.20%) SOAP
12 9 (3.20%) Spring
13 8 (2.85%) 802.1X
13 8 (2.85%) Hibernate
14 7 (2.49%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.23%) Public Cloud
2 18 (6.41%) iPad
3 17 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (4.98%) Clustering
5 9 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (3.20%) Linux Command Line
6 8 (2.85%) Handset
6 8 (2.85%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.78%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.78%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.78%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.78%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.42%) Blog
8 4 (1.42%) Replication
8 4 (1.42%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.71%) Mobile Computing
9 2 (0.71%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.36%) iPhone
10 1 (0.36%) iSeries
10 1 (0.36%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 168 (59.79%) Linux
2 88 (31.32%) Windows
3 20 (7.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (4.98%) Windows Server
5 9 (3.20%) HPUX
6 8 (2.85%) AIX
7 7 (2.49%) Solaris
8 6 (2.14%) Android
8 6 (2.14%) Apple iOS
8 6 (2.14%) Mac OS X
8 6 (2.14%) Ubuntu
8 6 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.78%) CentOS
9 5 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.71%) Debian
10 2 (0.71%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.36%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.36%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (39.86%) DevOps
2 91 (32.38%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (23.49%) Continuous Integration
4 64 (22.78%) Configuration Management
5 56 (19.93%) Business Intelligence
6 54 (19.22%) Open Source
7 40 (14.23%) Programme Management
7 40 (14.23%) Scrum
8 39 (13.88%) Digital Marketing
8 39 (13.88%) Machine Learning
9 35 (12.46%) Software Engineering
10 32 (11.39%) OO
11 27 (9.61%) DSDM
11 27 (9.61%) RUP
12 24 (8.54%) Analytics
13 21 (7.47%) Mentoring
14 20 (7.12%) E-Commerce
15 18 (6.41%) ITIL
15 18 (6.41%) OO PHP
16 17 (6.05%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 137 (48.75%) SQL
2 100 (35.59%) Python
3 85 (30.25%) Shell Script
4 70 (24.91%) Java
5 51 (18.15%) C++
6 44 (15.66%) JavaScript
7 43 (15.30%) Ruby
8 39 (13.88%) Go
9 33 (11.74%) Bash Shell
10 30 (10.68%) PHP
11 17 (6.05%) C
11 17 (6.05%) Perl
12 7 (2.49%) PL/SQL
13 6 (2.14%) C#
14 3 (1.07%) Korn
14 3 (1.07%) VB
15 2 (0.71%) ANSI SQL
15 2 (0.71%) C-shell
15 2 (0.71%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.36%) R
Qualifications
1 46 (16.37%) Degree
2 18 (6.41%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (4.98%) CCNP
3 14 (4.98%) JNCIP
4 6 (2.14%) ISEB
4 6 (2.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.42%) CCNA
6 3 (1.07%) CISA
6 3 (1.07%) MCSA
6 3 (1.07%) MCSE
6 3 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.07%) RHCT
7 2 (0.71%) CEH
7 2 (0.71%) CISM
7 2 (0.71%) CISSP
7 2 (0.71%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.36%) ACCA
8 1 (0.36%) CCENT
8 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.36%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.27%) GCP
2 6 (2.14%) SLA
3 4 (1.42%) QA
4 2 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.71%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (12.10%) Docker
2 29 (10.32%) vSphere
3 27 (9.61%) Xen
3 27 (9.61%) XenServer
4 9 (3.20%) PowerHA
5 5 (1.78%) Active Directory
6 3 (1.07%) HDFS
6 3 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.71%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.71%) KVM
7 2 (0.71%) NFS
7 2 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.36%) OpenSIPS
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.36%) Samba
Systems Management
1 132 (46.98%) Puppet
2 91 (32.38%) Opscode Chef
3 60 (21.35%) Ansible
4 27 (9.61%) Cobbler
4 27 (9.61%) Tivoli
5 25 (8.90%) Mesos
6 21 (7.47%) Kubernetes
7 16 (5.69%) Capistrano
8 9 (3.20%) CFEngine
8 9 (3.20%) FortiGate
8 9 (3.20%) Nagios
9 8 (2.85%) Cacti
9 8 (2.85%) SolarWinds Orion
10 5 (1.78%) Terraform
11 4 (1.42%) Control-M
11 4 (1.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 3 (1.07%) Hadoop YARN
12 3 (1.07%) Packer
13 2 (0.71%) AirWatch
13 2 (0.71%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 69 (24.56%) Oracle
2 48 (17.08%) SAP
3 44 (15.66%) Google
4 34 (12.10%) Red Hat
5 27 (9.61%) EnterpriseDB
6 18 (6.41%) Cisco
7 15 (5.34%) Microsoft
8 14 (4.98%) Juniper
9 9 (3.20%) Veritas
9 9 (3.20%) VMware
10 8 (2.85%) BroadSoft
10 8 (2.85%) BT
10 8 (2.85%) Ericsson
10 8 (2.85%) GENBAND
10 8 (2.85%) SolarWinds
10 8 (2.85%) Sonus
11 6 (2.14%) Brocade
11 6 (2.14%) IBM
12 5 (1.78%) Foundry
12 5 (1.78%) Redback