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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 30 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
North West > Manchester
6 months to
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 178 127 144
Rank change year-on-year -51 +17 +33
Permanent jobs citing Unix 88 83 44
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 1.45% 1.82% 1.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.18% 9.73% 6.49%
Number of salaries quoted 72 66 32
10th Percentile £36,325 £36,875 £30,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £61,040 £56,250 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.52% +7.14% -6.67%
75th Percentile £73,675 £67,500 £66,875
90th Percentile £81,750 £74,375 £94,125
North West median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +16.67% -

Unix is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 959 853 678
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 15.78% 18.73% 18.73%
Number of salaries quoted 660 695 535
10th Percentile £25,500 £29,350 £26,250
25th Percentile £30,000 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +25.00%
75th Percentile £60,000 £60,625 £60,000
90th Percentile £73,675 £68,250 £68,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Manchester

Unix
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Unix in Manchester.

Salary trend for Unix in Manchester

Unix
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Unix in Manchester over the 6 months to 30 June 2022.

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 30 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Salford - 8 £37,500 -
Stockport - 2 £57,500 - 2
Unix
North West

For the 6 months to 30 June 2022, IT jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Unix.

1 71 (80.68%) Linux
2 53 (60.23%) AWS
3 45 (51.14%) Python
4 40 (45.45%) CI/CD
5 38 (43.18%) Java
6 36 (40.91%) Agile
7 35 (39.77%) TDD
8 34 (38.64%) Kubernetes
9 30 (34.09%) Node.js
9 30 (34.09%) JavaScript
10 29 (32.95%) SC Cleared
10 29 (32.95%) Security Cleared
10 29 (32.95%) Terraform
10 29 (32.95%) Infrastructure as Code
11 27 (30.68%) Technical Leadership
11 27 (30.68%) Test Automation
12 26 (29.55%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (29.55%) Go
12 26 (29.55%) DevOps
13 25 (28.41%) Coaching
13 25 (28.41%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 24 (27.27%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 24 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
14 24 (27.27%) Blog
14 24 (27.27%) Ruby
15 19 (21.59%) Task Automation
15 19 (21.59%) Cloud Foundry
15 19 (21.59%) Line Management
15 19 (21.59%) Azure
15 19 (21.59%) HTTPS

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 19 (21.59%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (5.68%) Apache
2 5 (5.68%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.68%) nginx
3 3 (3.41%) IIS
4 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.14%) Tuxedo
5 1 (1.14%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Kondor
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 53 (60.23%) AWS
2 19 (21.59%) Azure
3 10 (11.36%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (7.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 7 (7.95%) Serverless
5 4 (4.55%) GitHub
5 4 (4.55%) SaaS
6 3 (3.41%) GCP
6 3 (3.41%) IaaS
6 3 (3.41%) Microsoft 365
6 3 (3.41%) PaaS
7 2 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (2.27%) Azure Service Bus
7 2 (2.27%) OneDrive
8 1 (1.14%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (1.14%) Google Workspace
8 1 (1.14%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 19 (21.59%) HTTPS
2 8 (9.09%) HTTP
3 6 (6.82%) Internet
3 6 (6.82%) SAN
4 5 (5.68%) Firewall
5 4 (4.55%) DHCP
5 4 (4.55%) DNS
5 4 (4.55%) FTP
5 4 (4.55%) IPsec
5 4 (4.55%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.41%) Network Security
7 2 (2.27%) tcpdump
7 2 (2.27%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.14%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.50%) MySQL
2 7 (7.95%) MongoDB
2 7 (7.95%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.55%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.41%) Data Lake
4 3 (3.41%) Metadata
5 2 (2.27%) OLTP
5 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (11.36%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.95%) GitLab
2 7 (7.95%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.55%) SonarQube
4 3 (3.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (2.27%) Subversion
5 2 (2.27%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.14%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.14%) Gatling
6 1 (1.14%) JIRA
6 1 (1.14%) JMeter
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.14%) PeopleTools
6 1 (1.14%) Selenium
6 1 (1.14%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (28.41%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 9 (10.23%) Finance
3 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.68%) Social Skills
5 4 (4.55%) Automotive
5 4 (4.55%) Public Sector
6 3 (3.41%) Advertising
6 3 (3.41%) Local Government
6 3 (3.41%) Retail
7 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.14%) Aviation
8 1 (1.14%) Back Office
8 1 (1.14%) Documentation Skills
8 1 (1.14%) Law
8 1 (1.14%) Legal
8 1 (1.14%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 23 (26.14%) Site Engineer
1 23 (26.14%) Site Reliability Engineer
2 11 (12.50%) Developer
2 11 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 8 (9.09%) Administrator
4 7 (7.95%) Senior DevOps
4 7 (7.95%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 6 (6.82%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (6.82%) Unix Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) AWS Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) DBA
6 5 (5.68%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (5.68%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (5.68%) Senior Developer
6 5 (5.68%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 5 (5.68%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.55%) Oracle DBA
7 4 (4.55%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (34.09%) Node.js
2 12 (13.64%) Elastic Stack
3 10 (11.36%) Web Services
4 7 (7.95%) AngularJS
5 6 (6.82%) CSS
5 6 (6.82%) HTML
6 5 (5.68%) LAMP
6 5 (5.68%) LAPP Stack
6 5 (5.68%) LEMP Stack
6 5 (5.68%) React
6 5 (5.68%) RESTful
6 5 (5.68%) Spring
7 4 (4.55%) Spring Boot
8 3 (3.41%) .NET
8 3 (3.41%) JSON
8 3 (3.41%) LDAP
8 3 (3.41%) SOAP
8 3 (3.41%) XML
9 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET
9 2 (2.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (27.27%) Blog
2 7 (7.95%) User Experience
3 5 (5.68%) Clustering
3 5 (5.68%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.55%) Cloud Native
5 3 (3.41%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.41%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.41%) New Media
5 3 (3.41%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.27%) CSOC
6 2 (2.27%) Legacy Systems
6 2 (2.27%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.14%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 71 (80.68%) Linux
2 17 (19.32%) Windows
3 7 (7.95%) Solaris
3 7 (7.95%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.68%) AIX
4 5 (5.68%) CentOS
4 5 (5.68%) Mac OS
4 5 (5.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.41%) VMS
6 2 (2.27%) HPUX
6 2 (2.27%) SUSE
7 1 (1.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (45.45%) CI/CD
2 36 (40.91%) Agile
3 35 (39.77%) TDD
4 29 (32.95%) Infrastructure as Code
5 27 (30.68%) Technical Leadership
5 27 (30.68%) Test Automation
6 26 (29.55%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (29.55%) DevOps
7 25 (28.41%) Coaching
8 24 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
8 24 (27.27%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 19 (21.59%) Line Management
9 19 (21.59%) Task Automation
10 17 (19.32%) Software Engineering
11 10 (11.36%) Microservices
12 9 (10.23%) Pair Programming
13 7 (7.95%) Collaborative Working
13 7 (7.95%) Computer Science
13 7 (7.95%) OO
13 7 (7.95%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 45 (51.14%) Python
2 38 (43.18%) Java
3 30 (34.09%) JavaScript
4 26 (29.55%) Go
5 24 (27.27%) Ruby
6 11 (12.50%) Bash
7 10 (11.36%) PowerShell
7 10 (11.36%) SQL
8 9 (10.23%) C++
9 7 (7.95%) C#
9 7 (7.95%) Shell Script
10 4 (4.55%) C
11 3 (3.41%) Perl
12 2 (2.27%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.27%) TypeScript
13 1 (1.14%) Groovy
13 1 (1.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 29 (32.95%) SC Cleared
1 29 (32.95%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.82%) AWS Certification
2 6 (6.82%) Degree
3 2 (2.27%) CEH
3 2 (2.27%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (2.27%) GCIA
3 2 (2.27%) GCIH
3 2 (2.27%) GSEC
4 1 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.14%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) Accessibility
2 2 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.27%) NIST
2 2 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (20.45%) Docker
2 8 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 7 (7.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (5.68%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 5 (5.68%) etcd
5 2 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (2.27%) Snort
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 34 (38.64%) Kubernetes
2 29 (32.95%) Terraform
3 11 (12.50%) Ansible
4 9 (10.23%) Puppet
5 8 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (6.82%) ZABBIX
7 5 (5.68%) Bacula
7 5 (5.68%) Bareos
7 5 (5.68%) Cacti
7 5 (5.68%) HAProxy
7 5 (5.68%) Nagios
8 4 (4.55%) Grafana
8 4 (4.55%) Prometheus
9 3 (3.41%) CFEngine
10 2 (2.27%) EnCase
10 2 (2.27%) FTK
10 2 (2.27%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (2.27%) SCCM
10 2 (2.27%) WSUS
11 1 (1.14%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 11 (12.50%) VMware
2 10 (11.36%) Red Hat
3 8 (9.09%) Oracle
4 7 (7.95%) Google
5 6 (6.82%) Microsoft
6 5 (5.68%) Cisco
6 5 (5.68%) IBM
6 5 (5.68%) Juniper
6 5 (5.68%) Splunk
7 2 (2.27%) Citrix
7 2 (2.27%) HP
8 1 (1.14%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.14%) NetApp
8 1 (1.14%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (1.14%) Refinitiv
8 1 (1.14%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.14%) Sybase