Period
to 12 May 2021

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 12 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
North West > Manchester
6 months to
12 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 118 152 158
Rank change year-on-year +34 +6 -8
Permanent jobs citing Unix 80 56 109
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 2.09% 1.30% 1.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.55% 6.46% 8.40%
Number of salaries quoted 60 41 80
10th Percentile £32,375 £30,000 £34,000
25th Percentile £43,875 £39,776 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £52,500 £53,750
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% -2.33% -2.27%
75th Percentile £65,625 £66,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £72,625 £70,250 £80,000
North West median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% -6.25% +1.05%

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 758 867 1,297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 19.85% 20.17% 21.18%
Number of salaries quoted 667 673 1,021
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £23,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +11.76% +6.25%
75th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £67,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £44,856 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.32% +12.14% -

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 12 May 2021.

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 12 May 2021. 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 +21 1 £57,500 - 2
Bolton -4 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Salford - 1 £30,000 - 2
Unix
North West

For the 6 months to 12 May 2021, 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 68 (85.00%) Linux
2 54 (67.50%) AWS
3 43 (53.75%) Docker
4 42 (52.50%) DevOps
5 41 (51.25%) Python
5 41 (51.25%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (45.00%) Azure
6 36 (45.00%) Bash Shell
7 33 (41.25%) Infrastructure as Code
8 32 (40.00%) Ansible
8 32 (40.00%) Configuration Management
9 28 (35.00%) Puppet
10 27 (33.75%) Terraform
11 26 (32.50%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 25 (31.25%) Public Cloud
13 24 (30.00%) Kubernetes
13 24 (30.00%) Software Testing
14 23 (28.75%) Scrum
15 22 (27.50%) PowerShell
16 21 (26.25%) Machine Learning
16 21 (26.25%) Service Management
16 21 (26.25%) Firewall
16 21 (26.25%) Microsoft
17 20 (25.00%) VMware
17 20 (25.00%) VLAN
17 20 (25.00%) Git (software)
17 20 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
18 19 (23.75%) JIRA
18 19 (23.75%) Red Hat
18 19 (23.75%) Oracle

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 18 (22.50%) Confluence
2 4 (5.00%) nginx
3 3 (3.75%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (3.75%) CloudStack
3 3 (3.75%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.75%) IIS
3 3 (3.75%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.25%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 54 (67.50%) AWS
2 36 (45.00%) Azure
3 17 (21.25%) GCP
4 11 (13.75%) SaaS
5 9 (11.25%) IaaS
5 9 (11.25%) PaaS
6 7 (8.75%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (7.50%) Amazon ECS
7 6 (7.50%) GitHub
8 4 (5.00%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (3.75%) Amazon EKS
9 3 (3.75%) Datadog
9 3 (3.75%) Microsoft 365
9 3 (3.75%) npm
9 3 (3.75%) OpenShift
9 3 (3.75%) Pulumi
9 3 (3.75%) Serverless
10 2 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (2.50%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 21 (26.25%) Firewall
2 20 (25.00%) VLAN
3 17 (21.25%) IPv4
3 17 (21.25%) OSPF
3 17 (21.25%) VPN
4 10 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 7 (8.75%) HTTP
5 7 (8.75%) Internet
6 6 (7.50%) DHCP
6 6 (7.50%) DNS
6 6 (7.50%) FTP
6 6 (7.50%) IPsec
7 1 (1.25%) Network Security
7 1 (1.25%) SAN
7 1 (1.25%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.25%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (10.00%) MySQL
3 6 (7.50%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.25%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.75%) Amazon Aurora
5 3 (3.75%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (3.75%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.75%) MariaDB
5 3 (3.75%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.75%) Redis
6 1 (1.25%) Big Data
6 1 (1.25%) Blockchain
6 1 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.25%) DB2
6 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.25%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.25%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 20 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 19 (23.75%) JIRA
3 18 (22.50%) Subversion
4 16 (20.00%) GitLab
4 16 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 7 (8.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (8.75%) SonarQube
6 4 (5.00%) TeamCity
7 3 (3.75%) Gradle
7 3 (3.75%) Maven
8 1 (1.25%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.25%) Hudson
8 1 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.25%) Travis CI
General
1 8 (10.00%) Finance
1 8 (10.00%) Social Skills
2 5 (6.25%) Retail
3 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.50%) Banking
4 2 (2.50%) Electronics
4 2 (2.50%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.50%) Marketing
5 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.25%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 27 (33.75%) Linux Engineer
2 17 (21.25%) Lead Systems Engineer
2 17 (21.25%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 17 (21.25%) Systems Engineer
3 15 (18.75%) AWS Engineer
4 14 (17.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
5 10 (12.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 10 (12.50%) Developer
5 10 (12.50%) Software Engineer
6 9 (11.25%) Platform Engineer
6 9 (11.25%) Site Engineer
6 9 (11.25%) Site Reliability Engineer
7 7 (8.75%) C Software Engineer
7 7 (8.75%) Unix Engineer
7 7 (8.75%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Lead Software Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (21.25%) Web Services
2 10 (12.50%) Node.js
3 8 (10.00%) React
4 6 (7.50%) RESTful
5 5 (6.25%) Spring
5 5 (6.25%) Spring Boot
6 4 (5.00%) CSS
6 4 (5.00%) HTML
6 4 (5.00%) JMS
6 4 (5.00%) jQuery
6 4 (5.00%) Kafka
6 4 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (5.00%) SOAP
7 3 (3.75%) .NET
7 3 (3.75%) AngularJS
7 3 (3.75%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (3.75%) JSON
7 3 (3.75%) LEMP Stack
8 2 (2.50%) Next.js
8 2 (2.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (31.25%) Public Cloud
2 6 (7.50%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.00%) User Experience
5 3 (3.75%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (3.75%) Internet of Things
5 3 (3.75%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.50%) Cloud Native
6 2 (2.50%) FMCG
6 2 (2.50%) iPad
7 1 (1.25%) Clustering
7 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.25%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.25%) Industry 4.0
7 1 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 68 (85.00%) Linux
2 16 (20.00%) Windows
3 4 (5.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.25%) AIX
5 1 (1.25%) CentOS
5 1 (1.25%) Solaris
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (52.50%) DevOps
2 41 (51.25%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (41.25%) Infrastructure as Code
4 32 (40.00%) Configuration Management
5 26 (32.50%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 24 (30.00%) Software Testing
7 23 (28.75%) Scrum
8 21 (26.25%) Machine Learning
8 21 (26.25%) Service Management
9 18 (22.50%) Task Automation
10 17 (21.25%) Cyber Intelligence
10 17 (21.25%) Data Science
10 17 (21.25%) DevSecOps
10 17 (21.25%) ITIL
10 17 (21.25%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 17 (21.25%) SDLC
11 10 (12.50%) Software Engineering
12 9 (11.25%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (10.00%) Computer Science
14 7 (8.75%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 41 (51.25%) Python
2 36 (45.00%) Bash Shell
3 22 (27.50%) PowerShell
4 11 (13.75%) C
5 10 (12.50%) Java
5 10 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 10 (12.50%) SQL
6 7 (8.75%) C++
6 7 (8.75%) Perl
7 4 (5.00%) C#
8 3 (3.75%) COBOL
8 3 (3.75%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.50%) PHP
9 2 (2.50%) Scala
9 2 (2.50%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.25%) ABAP
10 1 (1.25%) Go
10 1 (1.25%) Jython
10 1 (1.25%) Kotlin
10 1 (1.25%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 17 (21.25%) GIAC
1 17 (21.25%) RHCE
2 7 (8.75%) SC Cleared
2 7 (8.75%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.00%) Degree
4 2 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.25%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 43 (53.75%) Docker
2 20 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (21.25%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (5.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 32 (40.00%) Ansible
2 28 (35.00%) Puppet
3 27 (33.75%) Terraform
4 24 (30.00%) Kubernetes
5 11 (13.75%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (11.25%) Prometheus
7 7 (8.75%) CFEngine
8 6 (7.50%) Grafana
9 2 (2.50%) SCCM
9 2 (2.50%) WSUS
10 1 (1.25%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 21 (26.25%) Microsoft
2 20 (25.00%) VMware
3 19 (23.75%) Oracle
3 19 (23.75%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.50%) Citrix
4 2 (2.50%) Google
4 2 (2.50%) IBM
5 1 (1.25%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.25%) Intel
5 1 (1.25%) SAP
5 1 (1.25%) Telerik
5 1 (1.25%) Zend