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 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
North West / Manchester
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 74 106
Rank change year-on-year -18 +32  
Permanent jobs citing Unix 124 115 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.07% 3.33% 2.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.44% 14.94% 9.83%
Number of salaries quoted 106 96 65
Median salary £51,250 £43,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.81% +20.83%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,750 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.17%  

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 997 770 885
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 24.72% 22.27% 24.47%
Number of salaries quoted 862 634 732
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Unix as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 28 April 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 3 months to 28 April 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
Salford - 7 £35,124 -
Altrincham -1 6 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Stockport -13 4 £35,000 +11.11% 2
Oldham -25 2 £28,750 -
Cheadle - 2 £30,000 -
Unix
North West

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 155 (74.16%) Linux
2 110 (52.63%) SQL
3 85 (40.67%) DevOps
4 83 (39.71%) Puppet
5 78 (37.32%) Agile Software Development
6 72 (34.45%) Windows
6 72 (34.45%) Opscode Chef
7 64 (30.62%) Python
8 62 (29.67%) Oracle
8 62 (29.67%) Configuration Management
9 60 (28.71%) Continuous Integration
10 56 (26.79%) Shell Script
11 45 (21.53%) Ruby
12 43 (20.57%) Bash Shell
12 43 (20.57%) Red Hat
13 42 (20.10%) Scrum
14 41 (19.62%) OpenStack
14 41 (19.62%) VMware
15 36 (17.22%) SQL Server
15 36 (17.22%) ITIL
15 36 (17.22%) vSphere
16 32 (15.31%) Cobbler
16 32 (15.31%) Ansible
16 32 (15.31%) RUP
16 32 (15.31%) DSDM
16 32 (15.31%) Tivoli
17 31 (14.83%) Microsoft
17 31 (14.83%) Java
17 31 (14.83%) Finance
17 31 (14.83%) CloudStack

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 41 (19.62%) OpenStack
2 31 (14.83%) CloudStack
3 11 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 9 (4.31%) Apache Spark
4 9 (4.31%) WebLogic
5 8 (3.83%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.87%) Apache
6 6 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (2.87%) JBoss
6 6 (2.87%) MS Exchange
6 6 (2.87%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (2.39%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (2.39%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (1.91%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.96%) IIS
10 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.48%) nginx
10 1 (0.48%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (3.83%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (4.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (2.39%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (2.39%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.91%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (1.44%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.96%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.48%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 27 (12.92%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (7.66%) PaaS
3 13 (6.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (3.83%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (3.83%) IaaS
5 5 (2.39%) OpenShift
6 4 (1.91%) Office 365
7 3 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.96%) SaaS
9 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.48%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.48%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.66%) SAN
2 11 (5.26%) DNS
3 9 (4.31%) Firewall
4 8 (3.83%) VPN
5 7 (3.35%) Internet
5 7 (3.35%) VoIP
6 6 (2.87%) DHCP
6 6 (2.87%) MPLS
7 5 (2.39%) Network Security
7 5 (2.39%) WAN
8 4 (1.91%) Skype
8 4 (1.91%) Softswitch
8 4 (1.91%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.91%) VoWiFi
9 2 (0.96%) LAN
9 2 (0.96%) tcpdump
10 1 (0.48%) Asterisk PBX
10 1 (0.48%) IMAP
10 1 (0.48%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.48%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (17.22%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.13%) Hadoop
3 16 (7.66%) MySQL
3 16 (7.66%) Relational Database
4 14 (6.70%) Oracle Database
5 10 (4.78%) Big Data
6 5 (2.39%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 5 (2.39%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.91%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (0.96%) CouchDB
8 2 (0.96%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.96%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.96%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.96%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.96%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (0.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (7.66%) Jenkins
2 8 (3.83%) Bitbucket
2 8 (3.83%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.83%) Subversion
3 7 (3.35%) Visual Studio
4 5 (2.39%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (2.39%) TeamCity
5 4 (1.91%) Toad
6 2 (0.96%) JIRA
7 1 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.48%) GoCD
7 1 (0.48%) Hudson
7 1 (0.48%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.48%) JUnit
7 1 (0.48%) Selenium
7 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.48%) Vagrant
General
1 31 (14.83%) Finance
2 16 (7.66%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.78%) Manufacturing
4 9 (4.31%) Electronics
4 9 (4.31%) Marketing
5 7 (3.35%) Banking
6 4 (1.91%) Back Office
6 4 (1.91%) Billing
7 2 (0.96%) Legal
7 2 (0.96%) Retail
8 1 (0.48%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 61 (29.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 42 (20.10%) Platform Engineer
3 23 (11.00%) Developer
4 22 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 18 (8.61%) Architect
6 17 (8.13%) Administrator
7 16 (7.66%) Cloud Architect
8 15 (7.18%) Applications Support
8 15 (7.18%) Systems Administrator
9 14 (6.70%) Linux Engineer
10 12 (5.74%) Linux Administrator
10 12 (5.74%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 11 (5.26%) Consultant
12 10 (4.78%) Analyst
12 10 (4.78%) Applications Engineer
12 10 (4.78%) Applications Support Engineer
12 10 (4.78%) IT Support
13 9 (4.31%) IT Engineer
13 9 (4.31%) IT Support Engineer
13 9 (4.31%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.57%) .NET
2 13 (6.22%) HTML
3 11 (5.26%) CSS
4 10 (4.78%) XML
5 9 (4.31%) RabbitMQ
6 8 (3.83%) MSMQ
7 7 (3.35%) ATL
8 6 (2.87%) Ajax
8 6 (2.87%) DCOM
9 4 (1.91%) FreeSWITCH
9 4 (1.91%) Oracle ADF
9 4 (1.91%) POSIX
9 4 (1.91%) Web Services
10 3 (1.44%) AngularJS
10 3 (1.44%) CSS3
10 3 (1.44%) HTML5
10 3 (1.44%) LAMP
11 2 (0.96%) jQuery
11 2 (0.96%) Node.js
11 2 (0.96%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.57%) Clustering
2 16 (7.66%) Management Information System
3 11 (5.26%) iPad
3 11 (5.26%) Public Cloud
4 10 (4.78%) Data Centre
4 10 (4.78%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.35%) N-Tier
7 6 (2.87%) Blog
7 6 (2.87%) Mobile Computing
8 5 (2.39%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.91%) Handset
9 4 (1.91%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.44%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (0.96%) Cyber Attack
11 2 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.96%) NHS
11 2 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.48%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.48%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 155 (74.16%) Linux
2 72 (34.45%) Windows
3 22 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (10.05%) Solaris
4 21 (10.05%) Windows Server
5 15 (7.18%) AIX
5 15 (7.18%) CentOS
6 13 (6.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (6.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (5.74%) Ubuntu
8 11 (5.26%) HPUX
9 8 (3.83%) Mac OS X
9 8 (3.83%) OpenVMS
10 7 (3.35%) SUSE
11 6 (2.87%) Debian
11 6 (2.87%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (2.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.96%) Android
14 1 (0.48%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.48%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (40.67%) DevOps
2 78 (37.32%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (29.67%) Configuration Management
4 60 (28.71%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (20.10%) Scrum
6 36 (17.22%) ITIL
7 32 (15.31%) DSDM
7 32 (15.31%) RUP
8 20 (9.57%) Open Source
9 16 (7.66%) Programme Management
10 14 (6.70%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (6.70%) Change Management
10 14 (6.70%) High Availability
10 14 (6.70%) Service Management
11 11 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (4.78%) Incident Management
12 10 (4.78%) Machine Learning
12 10 (4.78%) OO
12 10 (4.78%) OWASP
12 10 (4.78%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 110 (52.63%) SQL
2 64 (30.62%) Python
3 56 (26.79%) Shell Script
4 45 (21.53%) Ruby
5 43 (20.57%) Bash Shell
6 31 (14.83%) Java
7 19 (9.09%) C++
8 18 (8.61%) Perl
9 15 (7.18%) JavaScript
10 11 (5.26%) PL/SQL
11 9 (4.31%) C#
12 8 (3.83%) Go
12 8 (3.83%) PHP
13 7 (3.35%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.44%) AWK
14 3 (1.44%) C
14 3 (1.44%) Korn
14 3 (1.44%) sed
15 2 (0.96%) ANSI SQL
16 1 (0.48%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (5.74%) Degree
2 6 (2.87%) CCNP
2 6 (2.87%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (2.87%) JNCIP
3 3 (1.44%) ISEB
3 3 (1.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.96%) CEH
4 2 (0.96%) CISA
4 2 (0.96%) CISSP
4 2 (0.96%) MCSA
4 2 (0.96%) MCSE
4 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.96%) RHCT
5 1 (0.48%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.48%) CISM
5 1 (0.48%) CREST Certified
5 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.48%) SANS
5 1 (0.48%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.83%) ISO 9000
1 8 (3.83%) SLA
2 3 (1.44%) QA
3 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (17.22%) vSphere
2 31 (14.83%) Xen
2 31 (14.83%) XenServer
3 30 (14.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (11.96%) Docker
5 13 (6.22%) Active Directory
6 8 (3.83%) PowerHA
7 7 (3.35%) Hyper-V
8 3 (1.44%) KVM
8 3 (1.44%) NFS
8 3 (1.44%) XenApp
9 2 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.48%) OpenSIPS
10 1 (0.48%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 83 (39.71%) Puppet
2 72 (34.45%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (15.31%) Ansible
3 32 (15.31%) Cobbler
3 32 (15.31%) Tivoli
4 15 (7.18%) Nagios
5 9 (4.31%) Packer
6 8 (3.83%) Mesos
7 6 (2.87%) AirWatch
7 6 (2.87%) CFEngine
7 6 (2.87%) Kubernetes
7 6 (2.87%) Terraform
8 4 (1.91%) Backup Exec
8 4 (1.91%) Graphite
8 4 (1.91%) Kibana
8 4 (1.91%) logstash
8 4 (1.91%) Nessus
8 4 (1.91%) Nmap
8 4 (1.91%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (1.91%) WSUS
Vendors
1 62 (29.67%) Oracle
2 43 (20.57%) Red Hat
3 41 (19.62%) VMware
4 31 (14.83%) EnterpriseDB
4 31 (14.83%) Microsoft
5 11 (5.26%) Citrix
6 10 (4.78%) Cisco
6 10 (4.78%) SAP
7 9 (4.31%) HP
7 9 (4.31%) NetApp
8 8 (3.83%) Google
8 8 (3.83%) Veritas
9 5 (2.39%) Aquila
9 5 (2.39%) IBM
10 4 (1.91%) BroadSoft
10 4 (1.91%) Dell
10 4 (1.91%) GENBAND
10 4 (1.91%) SolarWinds
10 4 (1.91%) Sonus
10 4 (1.91%) Symantec
Stockport, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 27 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Aquila Heywood
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £72000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £53000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago