Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
North West > Manchester
6 months to
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 156 127 147
Rank change year-on-year -29 +20 +51
Permanent jobs citing Unix 91 52 101
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 1.63% 1.63% 1.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.63% 8.51% 8.35%
Number of salaries quoted 71 37 80
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,875 £26,750
25th Percentile £45,750 £48,750 £32,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £57,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +35.29% -15.00%
75th Percentile £68,750 £63,500 £54,063
90th Percentile £73,250 £67,500 £63,875
North West median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £41,852
% change year-on-year +4.76% +25.44% -7.00%

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 1,054 611 1,209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.93% 19.21% 21.72%
Number of salaries quoted 797 537 986
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,000 £25,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £31,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £43,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +10.47% -4.44%
75th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £66,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +8.43% -1.19%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 -7 3 - - 3
Unix
North West

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 76 (83.52%) Linux
2 45 (49.45%) AWS
3 35 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (37.36%) Java
5 32 (35.16%) Oracle
6 27 (29.67%) Security Cleared
7 26 (28.57%) Docker
8 23 (25.27%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 23 (25.27%) Test Automation
8 23 (25.27%) Python
9 22 (24.18%) TDD
9 22 (24.18%) Azure
9 22 (24.18%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (24.18%) CI/CD
10 21 (23.08%) Microservices
10 21 (23.08%) Node.js
10 21 (23.08%) JavaScript
11 20 (21.98%) SQL
11 20 (21.98%) SC Cleared
12 19 (20.88%) Kafka
12 19 (20.88%) Kubernetes
13 18 (19.78%) Terraform
14 17 (18.68%) Ansible
14 17 (18.68%) Technical Leadership
14 17 (18.68%) Configuration Management
14 17 (18.68%) Finance
14 17 (18.68%) Scrum
15 16 (17.58%) Stakeholder Management
15 16 (17.58%) AIX
15 16 (17.58%) Git (software)

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 12 (13.19%) JBoss
1 12 (13.19%) nginx
2 8 (8.79%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (5.49%) Apache
4 4 (4.40%) IIS
5 3 (3.30%) SAS
6 2 (2.20%) CICS
6 2 (2.20%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 45 (49.45%) AWS
2 22 (24.18%) Azure
3 14 (15.38%) OpenShift
4 12 (13.19%) Apigee
5 7 (7.69%) GCP
6 6 (6.59%) Amazon SQS
6 6 (6.59%) IaaS
6 6 (6.59%) PaaS
7 5 (5.49%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (5.49%) SaaS
8 2 (2.20%) Amazon ECS
9 1 (1.10%) Amazon EKS
9 1 (1.10%) Azure Service Bus
9 1 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (1.10%) Microsoft 365
9 1 (1.10%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.89%) SAN
2 8 (8.79%) Firewall
2 8 (8.79%) HTTPS
3 7 (7.69%) Internet
4 4 (4.40%) HTTP
5 2 (2.20%) Network Security
6 1 (1.10%) 5G
6 1 (1.10%) DNS
6 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.10%) tcpdump
6 1 (1.10%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.19%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.09%) MySQL
3 10 (10.99%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (10.99%) Relational Database
4 8 (8.79%) Oracle Database
5 7 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (6.59%) Amazon Aurora
7 5 (5.49%) DataStage
7 5 (5.49%) MongoDB
8 4 (4.40%) Data Lake
9 3 (3.30%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (2.20%) Pentaho
10 2 (2.20%) RDBMS
10 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (1.10%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
11 1 (1.10%) Metadata
11 1 (1.10%) Oracle OLAP
11 1 (1.10%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 16 (17.58%) Git (software)
2 13 (14.29%) Subversion
3 12 (13.19%) Mercurial
3 12 (13.19%) Storybook
4 8 (8.79%) Jenkins
5 6 (6.59%) GitLab
6 5 (5.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (3.30%) Selenium
8 2 (2.20%) Cypress.io
8 2 (2.20%) TestNG
9 1 (1.10%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (1.10%) Pa11y
9 1 (1.10%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.10%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (25.27%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 17 (18.68%) Finance
3 16 (17.58%) Public Sector
4 10 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (8.79%) Social Skills
6 4 (4.40%) Banking
7 3 (3.30%) Influencing Skills
8 2 (2.20%) Investment Banking
8 2 (2.20%) Law
9 1 (1.10%) Aerospace
9 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
9 1 (1.10%) Marketing
9 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (1.10%) Retail
9 1 (1.10%) Retail Banking
9 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (20.88%) Developer
2 13 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
3 12 (13.19%) Java Developer
4 11 (12.09%) Architect
5 10 (10.99%) Linux Engineer
6 9 (9.89%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 8 (8.79%) Site Engineer
7 8 (8.79%) Site Reliability Engineer
8 7 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (6.59%) AWS Engineer
9 6 (6.59%) Platform Engineer
10 5 (5.49%) AIX Engineer
10 5 (5.49%) AWS DevOps
10 5 (5.49%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 5 (5.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (5.49%) Unix Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (4.40%) Data Architect
11 4 (4.40%) Software Engineer
12 3 (3.30%) DBA
12 3 (3.30%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (23.08%) Node.js
2 19 (20.88%) Kafka
3 15 (16.48%) XML
4 14 (15.38%) Spring
5 13 (14.29%) React
5 13 (14.29%) Spring Boot
6 12 (13.19%) JWT
6 12 (13.19%) OAuth
6 12 (13.19%) OAuth2
6 12 (13.19%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 12 (13.19%) Redux
7 7 (7.69%) LDAP
8 6 (6.59%) JMS
8 6 (6.59%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (6.59%) REST
8 6 (6.59%) RESTful
8 6 (6.59%) SOAP
9 4 (4.40%) .NET
10 3 (3.30%) Java EE
10 3 (3.30%) SonicMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.29%) Clustering
1 13 (14.29%) SWIFT
2 10 (10.99%) Data Centre
3 8 (8.79%) Blog
3 8 (8.79%) Public Cloud
4 7 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (6.59%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (3.30%) Mainframe
6 3 (3.30%) User Experience
7 2 (2.20%) BYOD
7 2 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.20%) Legacy Systems
7 2 (2.20%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.20%) VSAM
8 1 (1.10%) Cloud Native
8 1 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.10%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.10%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 76 (83.52%) Linux
2 16 (17.58%) AIX
3 14 (15.38%) Solaris
4 12 (13.19%) Windows
5 8 (8.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (7.69%) HPUX
7 6 (6.59%) SUSE
8 4 (4.40%) VMS
9 2 (2.20%) Windows Server
10 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (25.27%) Test Automation
3 22 (24.18%) CI/CD
3 22 (24.18%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (24.18%) TDD
4 21 (23.08%) Microservices
5 17 (18.68%) Configuration Management
5 17 (18.68%) Scrum
5 17 (18.68%) Technical Leadership
6 16 (17.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (16.48%) Infrastructure as Code
8 12 (13.19%) Backlog Refinement
8 12 (13.19%) BDD
8 12 (13.19%) DevOps
8 12 (13.19%) Sprint Backlog
8 12 (13.19%) Sprint Planning
8 12 (13.19%) Sprint Retrospective
8 12 (13.19%) Sprint Review
8 12 (13.19%) Thought Leadership
9 11 (12.09%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 34 (37.36%) Java
2 23 (25.27%) Python
3 21 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 20 (21.98%) SQL
5 11 (12.09%) Bash
6 10 (10.99%) Perl
7 9 (9.89%) Go
7 9 (9.89%) Shell Script
8 8 (8.79%) C
8 8 (8.79%) PowerShell
8 8 (8.79%) Ruby
9 6 (6.59%) C++
9 6 (6.59%) PL/SQL
10 3 (3.30%) AWK
10 3 (3.30%) C#
10 3 (3.30%) Korn
10 3 (3.30%) PHP
11 2 (2.20%) COBOL
11 2 (2.20%) Scala
12 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (29.67%) Security Cleared
2 20 (21.98%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.69%) Degree
4 6 (6.59%) DBS Check
5 5 (5.49%) Linux+ Certification
6 3 (3.30%) AWS Certification
7 2 (2.20%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.10%) CEH
8 1 (1.10%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (1.10%) GCIA
8 1 (1.10%) GCIH
8 1 (1.10%) GSEC
8 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) SLA
2 2 (2.20%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.10%) NIST
System Software
1 26 (28.57%) Docker
2 2 (2.20%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.10%) Ceph
3 1 (1.10%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.10%) Snort
3 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (20.88%) Kubernetes
2 18 (19.78%) Terraform
3 17 (18.68%) Ansible
4 12 (13.19%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (13.19%) Puppet
5 5 (5.49%) CFEngine
6 2 (2.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (2.20%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.10%) EnCase
7 1 (1.10%) FTK
7 1 (1.10%) Grafana
7 1 (1.10%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (1.10%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.10%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (35.16%) Oracle
2 15 (16.48%) Red Hat
3 13 (14.29%) IBM
4 10 (10.99%) VMware
5 7 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 6 (6.59%) HP
7 3 (3.30%) Informatica
7 3 (3.30%) SAP
7 3 (3.30%) Talend
8 2 (2.20%) CA
9 1 (1.10%) BT
9 1 (1.10%) Cisco
9 1 (1.10%) F5
9 1 (1.10%) Google
9 1 (1.10%) Juniper
9 1 (1.10%) Qualys
9 1 (1.10%) Rapid7