Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 158 130 154
Rank change year-on-year -28 +24 +57
Permanent jobs citing Unix 90 31 114
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 1.62% 1.20% 1.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.90% 6.87% 8.32%
Number of salaries quoted 72 20 89
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,000 £26,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £33,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,500 £52,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.81% +23.53% -8.11%
75th Percentile £65,625 £61,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £73,175 £66,000 £69,000
North West median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £38,842
% change year-on-year +16.67% +15.85% -8.61%

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 1,011 451 1,371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.15% 17.39% 21.21%
Number of salaries quoted 808 383 1,055
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,800 £23,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -1.00% +17.65% -
75th Percentile £63,500 £60,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £73,400 £67,000 £70,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 19 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Unix in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 78 (86.67%) Linux
2 47 (52.22%) AWS
3 37 (41.11%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (40.00%) Java
5 29 (32.22%) Docker
6 28 (31.11%) SQL
6 28 (31.11%) Oracle
7 27 (30.00%) Microservices
8 25 (27.78%) DevOps
8 25 (27.78%) Kafka
9 23 (25.56%) Ansible
9 23 (25.56%) Python
9 23 (25.56%) Scrum
10 22 (24.44%) Node.js
10 22 (24.44%) Azure
10 22 (24.44%) Security Cleared
11 21 (23.33%) Configuration Management
12 20 (22.22%) Service Management
13 19 (21.11%) MySQL
13 19 (21.11%) SQL Server
13 19 (21.11%) Git (software)
13 19 (21.11%) Bash Shell
13 19 (21.11%) Puppet
13 19 (21.11%) Relational Database
14 18 (20.00%) Computer Science
14 18 (20.00%) C++
15 17 (18.89%) Internet
15 17 (18.89%) PostgreSQL
15 17 (18.89%) Infrastructure as Code
16 16 (17.78%) Kubernetes

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 9 (10.00%) JBoss
1 9 (10.00%) nginx
2 5 (5.56%) Confluence
3 3 (3.33%) CICS
3 3 (3.33%) SAS
4 2 (2.22%) Apache
4 2 (2.22%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.11%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 47 (52.22%) AWS
2 22 (24.44%) Azure
3 15 (16.67%) Amazon SQS
4 11 (12.22%) OpenShift
5 9 (10.00%) Apigee
5 9 (10.00%) IaaS
5 9 (10.00%) PaaS
6 7 (7.78%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (7.78%) GCP
6 7 (7.78%) SaaS
7 5 (5.56%) Amazon ECS
8 4 (4.44%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (2.22%) Microsoft 365
10 2 (2.22%) OneDrive
11 1 (1.11%) Amazon EKS
11 1 (1.11%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.89%) Internet
2 8 (8.89%) Firewall
3 7 (7.78%) SAN
4 5 (5.56%) IPv4
4 5 (5.56%) OSPF
4 5 (5.56%) VLAN
4 5 (5.56%) VPN
5 1 (1.11%) 5G
5 1 (1.11%) DNS
5 1 (1.11%) Network Security
5 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.11%) MySQL
1 19 (21.11%) Relational Database
1 19 (21.11%) SQL Server
2 17 (18.89%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (17.78%) Amazon RDS
4 15 (16.67%) Amazon Aurora
5 7 (7.78%) DataStage
6 6 (6.67%) Oracle Database
7 5 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (5.56%) MongoDB
8 4 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (3.33%) RDBMS
9 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (2.22%) OLAP
10 2 (2.22%) OLTP
10 2 (2.22%) Oracle OLAP
10 2 (2.22%) Pentaho
11 1 (1.11%) Base SAS
11 1 (1.11%) DB2
11 1 (1.11%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 19 (21.11%) Git (software)
2 14 (15.56%) Subversion
3 10 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 9 (10.00%) Mercurial
4 9 (10.00%) Storybook
5 8 (8.89%) GitLab
6 7 (7.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (5.56%) JIRA
8 3 (3.33%) Selenium
9 2 (2.22%) Cypress.io
9 2 (2.22%) TestNG
10 1 (1.11%) Bitbucket
10 1 (1.11%) Pa11y
10 1 (1.11%) SonarQube
General
1 14 (15.56%) Finance
2 13 (14.44%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 9 (10.00%) Public Sector
4 8 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (6.67%) Social Skills
6 4 (4.44%) Aerospace
6 4 (4.44%) Influencing Skills
7 3 (3.33%) Banking
8 2 (2.22%) Investment Banking
9 1 (1.11%) Electronics
9 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
9 1 (1.11%) Law
9 1 (1.11%) Marketing
9 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (1.11%) Presentation Skills
9 1 (1.11%) Retail
9 1 (1.11%) Retail Banking
9 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (17.78%) Developer
2 13 (14.44%) Linux Engineer
3 12 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 10 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 10 (11.11%) Unix Engineer
5 8 (8.89%) Platform Engineer
5 8 (8.89%) Senior Software Engineer
5 8 (8.89%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) AWS DevOps
6 7 (7.78%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) AWS Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) AIX Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Architect
8 5 (5.56%) Lead Systems Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Applications Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Senior DevOps
9 4 (4.44%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (27.78%) Kafka
2 22 (24.44%) Node.js
3 15 (16.67%) JMS
3 15 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
3 15 (16.67%) RESTful
3 15 (16.67%) SOAP
4 13 (14.44%) XML
5 11 (12.22%) React
5 11 (12.22%) Spring
5 11 (12.22%) Spring Boot
5 11 (12.22%) Web Services
6 9 (10.00%) JWT
6 9 (10.00%) OAuth
6 9 (10.00%) OAuth2
6 9 (10.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 9 (10.00%) Redux
7 8 (8.89%) REST
8 6 (6.67%) Java EE
8 6 (6.67%) LDAP
9 4 (4.44%) SonicMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.78%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (16.67%) Public Cloud
3 14 (15.56%) Data Centre
4 9 (10.00%) SWIFT
5 8 (8.89%) Clustering
6 4 (4.44%) Mainframe
7 3 (3.33%) BYOD
7 3 (3.33%) VSAM
8 2 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (2.22%) Internet of Things
8 2 (2.22%) N-Tier
9 1 (1.11%) Cloud Native
9 1 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (1.11%) FMCG
9 1 (1.11%) Grid Computing
9 1 (1.11%) iPad
9 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.11%) User Experience
9 1 (1.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 78 (86.67%) Linux
2 12 (13.33%) AIX
3 10 (11.11%) Solaris
3 10 (11.11%) Windows
4 6 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.56%) Windows Server
6 3 (3.33%) HPUX
7 2 (2.22%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (41.11%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (30.00%) Microservices
3 25 (27.78%) DevOps
4 23 (25.56%) Scrum
5 21 (23.33%) Configuration Management
6 20 (22.22%) Service Management
7 18 (20.00%) Computer Science
8 17 (18.89%) Infrastructure as Code
9 15 (16.67%) OO
9 15 (16.67%) OOP
10 14 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (14.44%) Software Engineering
11 13 (14.44%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (12.22%) TDD
12 11 (12.22%) Test Automation
13 10 (11.11%) BDD
13 10 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
13 10 (11.11%) Software Testing
14 9 (10.00%) Technical Leadership
14 9 (10.00%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 36 (40.00%) Java
2 28 (31.11%) SQL
3 23 (25.56%) Python
4 19 (21.11%) Bash Shell
5 18 (20.00%) C++
6 13 (14.44%) Perl
7 11 (12.22%) JavaScript
7 11 (12.22%) PowerShell
8 9 (10.00%) C
9 6 (6.67%) Shell Script
10 5 (5.56%) PL/SQL
11 4 (4.44%) AWK
11 4 (4.44%) Korn
11 4 (4.44%) PHP
12 3 (3.33%) COBOL
12 3 (3.33%) Scala
13 2 (2.22%) C#
13 2 (2.22%) T-SQL
14 1 (1.11%) ABAP
14 1 (1.11%) Go
Qualifications
1 22 (24.44%) Security Cleared
2 13 (14.44%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.89%) DBS Check
4 6 (6.67%) Degree
5 5 (5.56%) GIAC
5 5 (5.56%) RHCE
6 3 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (2.22%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (32.22%) Docker
2 11 (12.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (3.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.11%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 23 (25.56%) Ansible
2 19 (21.11%) Puppet
3 16 (17.78%) Kubernetes
4 14 (15.56%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (15.56%) Terraform
5 7 (7.78%) CFEngine
6 3 (3.33%) SCCM
7 2 (2.22%) WSUS
8 1 (1.11%) Grafana
8 1 (1.11%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (1.11%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 28 (31.11%) Oracle
2 16 (17.78%) VMware
3 15 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 13 (14.44%) IBM
4 13 (14.44%) Microsoft
5 5 (5.56%) SAP
6 4 (4.44%) Informatica
6 4 (4.44%) Talend
7 3 (3.33%) CA
7 3 (3.33%) Google
8 2 (2.22%) Citrix
8 2 (2.22%) HP
9 1 (1.11%) BT
9 1 (1.11%) Cisco
9 1 (1.11%) Juniper
9 1 (1.11%) Qualys
9 1 (1.11%) Rapid7