Period
to 26 February 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 26 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
North West > Manchester
6 months to
26 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 125 124 203
Rank change year-on-year -1 +79 -83
Permanent jobs citing Unix 63 105 84
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 1.80% 1.99% 1.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.52% 9.11% 5.52%
Number of salaries quoted 54 84 64
Median annual salary £58,250 £45,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.44% -12.20% -
10th Percentile £39,150 £31,000 £34,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £80,000
North West median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +23.53% -5.56% -5.26%

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 662 1,153 1,521
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.93% 21.86% 23.19%
Number of salaries quoted 586 935 1,255
Median annual salary £47,500 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.74% -1.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,000 £24,100
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £68,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £41,984
% change year-on-year +7.14% +0.04% +4.96%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 - 4 £57,500 - 1
Salford - 2 £30,000 -
Altrincham +1 1 £31,000 -17.33%
Unix
North West

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 47 (74.60%) Linux
2 41 (65.08%) AWS
3 32 (50.79%) DevOps
3 32 (50.79%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (46.03%) Python
4 29 (46.03%) Docker
5 28 (44.44%) Terraform
6 25 (39.68%) Infrastructure as Code
7 24 (38.10%) Bash Shell
7 24 (38.10%) Configuration Management
8 23 (36.51%) Azure
9 21 (33.33%) Ansible
10 19 (30.16%) Kubernetes
11 17 (26.98%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 17 (26.98%) Public Cloud
11 17 (26.98%) Puppet
12 15 (23.81%) Scrum
12 15 (23.81%) Microsoft
13 14 (22.22%) Firewall
13 14 (22.22%) PowerShell
14 13 (20.63%) Git (software)
14 13 (20.63%) Jenkins
14 13 (20.63%) GitLab
15 12 (19.05%) Confluence
15 12 (19.05%) Red Hat
15 12 (19.05%) VLAN
15 12 (19.05%) JIRA
16 11 (17.46%) Subversion
16 11 (17.46%) C
16 11 (17.46%) GCP

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 (19.05%) Confluence
2 2 (3.17%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (3.17%) CloudStack
2 2 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.17%) IIS
2 2 (3.17%) nginx
2 2 (3.17%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 41 (65.08%) AWS
2 23 (36.51%) Azure
3 11 (17.46%) GCP
4 9 (14.29%) SaaS
5 6 (9.52%) GitHub
6 5 (7.94%) Amazon ECS
6 5 (7.94%) IaaS
6 5 (7.94%) PaaS
7 3 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (3.17%) Amazon EKS
8 2 (3.17%) Datadog
8 2 (3.17%) Microsoft 365
8 2 (3.17%) npm
8 2 (3.17%) OpenShift
8 2 (3.17%) Pulumi
8 2 (3.17%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.22%) Firewall
2 12 (19.05%) VLAN
3 10 (15.87%) IPv4
3 10 (15.87%) OSPF
3 10 (15.87%) VPN
4 9 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 6 (9.52%) DHCP
5 6 (9.52%) DNS
5 6 (9.52%) FTP
5 6 (9.52%) HTTP
5 6 (9.52%) IPsec
6 2 (3.17%) Network Security
7 1 (1.59%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) Big Data
1 2 (3.17%) Hadoop
1 2 (3.17%) MariaDB
1 2 (3.17%) MongoDB
1 2 (3.17%) MySQL
1 2 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (3.17%) Redis
2 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (20.63%) Git (software)
1 13 (20.63%) GitLab
1 13 (20.63%) Jenkins
2 12 (19.05%) JIRA
3 11 (17.46%) Subversion
4 6 (9.52%) SonarQube
5 5 (7.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (6.35%) TeamCity
7 2 (3.17%) Gradle
7 2 (3.17%) Maven
7 2 (3.17%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (3.17%) Postman
7 2 (3.17%) Selenium
7 2 (3.17%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (1.59%) Hudson
General
1 6 (9.52%) Retail
2 5 (7.94%) Finance
3 3 (4.76%) Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.59%) Games
4 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (31.75%) Linux Engineer
2 16 (25.40%) AWS Engineer
3 13 (20.63%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (15.87%) Lead Systems Engineer
4 10 (15.87%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 10 (15.87%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (14.29%) Platform Engineer
6 8 (12.70%) AWS DevOps
6 8 (12.70%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 8 (12.70%) C Software Engineer
6 8 (12.70%) Software Engineer
7 7 (11.11%) Site Engineer
7 7 (11.11%) Site Reliability Engineer
7 7 (11.11%) Unix Engineer
7 7 (11.11%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Senior C Software Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Senior Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.87%) Web Services
2 5 (7.94%) Node.js
3 3 (4.76%) HTML
3 3 (4.76%) React
4 2 (3.17%) .NET
4 2 (3.17%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (3.17%) JSON
4 2 (3.17%) Kafka
4 2 (3.17%) LDAP
4 2 (3.17%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (3.17%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (3.17%) SAML
4 2 (3.17%) Spring Boot
4 2 (3.17%) XML
5 1 (1.59%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (1.59%) Doctrine
5 1 (1.59%) Flask
5 1 (1.59%) Symfony
5 1 (1.59%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.98%) Public Cloud
2 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.17%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (3.17%) Private Cloud
2 2 (3.17%) User Experience
3 1 (1.59%) Cloud Native
3 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.59%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 47 (74.60%) Linux
2 9 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (3.17%) CentOS
4 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (50.79%) Agile Software Development
1 32 (50.79%) DevOps
2 25 (39.68%) Infrastructure as Code
3 24 (38.10%) Configuration Management
4 17 (26.98%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 15 (23.81%) Scrum
6 10 (15.87%) Cyber Intelligence
6 10 (15.87%) Data Science
6 10 (15.87%) DevSecOps
6 10 (15.87%) ITIL
6 10 (15.87%) Machine Learning
6 10 (15.87%) Mentoring
6 10 (15.87%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 10 (15.87%) SDLC
6 10 (15.87%) Service Management
6 10 (15.87%) Task Automation
7 9 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 8 (12.70%) Coaching
8 8 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (12.70%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 29 (46.03%) Python
2 24 (38.10%) Bash Shell
3 14 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 11 (17.46%) C
5 6 (9.52%) C++
6 5 (7.94%) Perl
7 4 (6.35%) JavaScript
7 4 (6.35%) SQL
8 3 (4.76%) C#
9 2 (3.17%) COBOL
9 2 (3.17%) Go
9 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.59%) Java
10 1 (1.59%) PHP
10 1 (1.59%) PHP 7
10 1 (1.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (15.87%) GIAC
1 10 (15.87%) RHCE
2 5 (7.94%) SC Cleared
2 5 (7.94%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) CISSP
3 1 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (46.03%) Docker
2 10 (15.87%) VMware ESXi
2 10 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (44.44%) Terraform
2 21 (33.33%) Ansible
3 19 (30.16%) Kubernetes
4 17 (26.98%) Puppet
5 8 (12.70%) Prometheus
6 7 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (9.52%) Grafana
8 5 (7.94%) CFEngine
9 2 (3.17%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 15 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 12 (19.05%) Red Hat
3 10 (15.87%) Oracle
3 10 (15.87%) VMware
4 2 (3.17%) IBM
4 2 (3.17%) Intel
5 1 (1.59%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.59%) Telerik