Period
to 24 June 2018

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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 102 87
Rank change year-on-year -53 -15 +27
Permanent jobs citing Unix 123 261 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.72% 3.23% 3.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.99% 13.32% 13.60%
Number of salaries quoted 94 232 176
Manchester median annual salary £48,750 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.63% +11.76% +13.33%
10th Percentile £33,750 £28,750 £26,375
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £58,750
North West median annual salary £45,250 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.56% +12.50% -6.98%

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 1,540 1,959 1,573
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 21.57% 24.24% 22.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1,283 1,683 1,327
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,750 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £56,250
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Manchester

Unix
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unix in Manchester.

Salary trend for Unix in Manchester

Unix
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Manchester over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

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 24 June 2018. 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
Salford -1 9 £46,250 +22.53%
Stockport -5 9 £47,500 +40.74% 2
Oldham +25 1 - - 1
Wigan +12 1 £42,500 -29.17%
Sale +2 1 £29,500 -37.89%
Cheadle 0 1 £40,000 +33.33%
Altrincham -12 1 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Unix
North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, 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 80 (65.04%) Linux
2 63 (51.22%) SQL
3 56 (45.53%) Finance
4 40 (32.52%) Windows
5 39 (31.71%) DevOps
6 37 (30.08%) Oracle
7 36 (29.27%) Python
7 36 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (27.64%) Amazon AWS
9 32 (26.02%) PHP
10 31 (25.20%) Retail
11 29 (23.58%) Ruby
12 27 (21.95%) Problem-Solving
13 25 (20.33%) MySQL
14 24 (19.51%) Oracle Database
15 23 (18.70%) Continuous Integration
16 22 (17.89%) HTML
16 22 (17.89%) Bash Shell
17 21 (17.07%) Open Source
18 20 (16.26%) JavaScript
19 19 (15.45%) XML
19 19 (15.45%) Shell Script
20 18 (14.63%) CSS
21 17 (13.82%) Deployment Automation
21 17 (13.82%) Microsoft
22 16 (13.01%) Business Intelligence
22 16 (13.01%) AWS Certification
23 15 (12.20%) Test Automation
23 15 (12.20%) Configuration Management
24 14 (11.38%) SQL Server

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 13 (10.57%) SAS
2 11 (8.94%) Apache
3 8 (6.50%) Tomcat
3 8 (6.50%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.25%) NetWeaver
5 3 (2.44%) Apache Spark
5 3 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.63%) Confluence
6 2 (1.63%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.63%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.81%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.81%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.81%) JBoss
7 1 (0.81%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.88%) Oracle 11i
1 6 (4.88%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (4.88%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (4.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (3.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.25%) Magento
3 1 (0.81%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 34 (27.64%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (8.94%) SaaS
3 10 (8.13%) GitHub
4 8 (6.50%) IaaS
4 8 (6.50%) PaaS
5 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (3.25%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (1.63%) Office 365
9 1 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.81%) BlazeMeter
9 1 (0.81%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.81%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.69%) NAS
1 7 (5.69%) SAN
2 6 (4.88%) Firewall
3 3 (2.44%) HTTP
3 3 (2.44%) Internet
3 3 (2.44%) LAN
3 3 (2.44%) VoIP
3 3 (2.44%) VPN
3 3 (2.44%) WAN
4 2 (1.63%) Network Security
5 1 (0.81%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.81%) SSL
5 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (20.33%) MySQL
2 24 (19.51%) Oracle Database
3 14 (11.38%) Relational Database
3 14 (11.38%) SQL Server
4 9 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (6.50%) Big Data
5 8 (6.50%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (6.50%) RDBMS
6 7 (5.69%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (5.69%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (5.69%) Hadoop
6 7 (5.69%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (5.69%) Oracle Database 12c
7 6 (4.88%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (4.88%) DB2
7 6 (4.88%) Oracle Discoverer
7 6 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (4.88%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 6 (4.88%) SAS EBI
7 6 (4.88%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 10 (8.13%) Subversion
2 8 (6.50%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.88%) Jenkins
3 6 (4.88%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (3.25%) JIRA
5 2 (1.63%) GitLab
6 1 (0.81%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.81%) ERwin
6 1 (0.81%) Grunt
6 1 (0.81%) gulp
6 1 (0.81%) Selenium
6 1 (0.81%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.81%) Zephyr
General
1 56 (45.53%) Finance
2 31 (25.20%) Retail
3 8 (6.50%) Games
4 7 (5.69%) Banking
5 6 (4.88%) Advertising
5 6 (4.88%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.25%) Publishing
7 3 (2.44%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.63%) Automotive
8 2 (1.63%) Electronics
8 2 (1.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (21.95%) DevOps Engineer
1 27 (21.95%) Linux Engineer
2 26 (21.14%) Developer
3 18 (14.63%) AWS Engineer
3 18 (14.63%) Cloud Engineer
3 18 (14.63%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 17 (13.82%) AWS DevOps
4 17 (13.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 17 (13.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 16 (13.01%) PHP Developer
6 14 (11.38%) Consultant
7 9 (7.32%) Agile Test Manager
7 9 (7.32%) Test Manager
8 8 (6.50%) Architect
8 8 (6.50%) Cloud Architect
9 7 (5.69%) DBA
9 7 (5.69%) IT Support
9 7 (5.69%) Oracle DBA
9 7 (5.69%) Support Engineer
10 6 (4.88%) Oracle Applications DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (17.89%) HTML
2 19 (15.45%) XML
3 18 (14.63%) CSS
4 11 (8.94%) Laravel
5 10 (8.13%) JSON
6 9 (7.32%) Symfony
6 9 (7.32%) Web Services
7 7 (5.69%) Ajax
7 7 (5.69%) LAMP
8 6 (4.88%) .NET
8 6 (4.88%) CSS3
9 5 (4.07%) HTML5
9 5 (4.07%) jQuery
10 4 (3.25%) CakePHP
10 4 (3.25%) SAP Basis
11 3 (2.44%) XHTML
12 2 (1.63%) MSMQ
12 2 (1.63%) RabbitMQ
12 2 (1.63%) SOAP
12 2 (1.63%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.76%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.88%) Blog
3 6 (4.88%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.88%) DataPower
3 6 (4.88%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.25%) Clustering
4 4 (3.25%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (2.44%) User Experience
6 2 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.63%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.63%) Robotics
6 2 (1.63%) Smart City
7 1 (0.81%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (0.81%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 1 (0.81%) Cyberattack
7 1 (0.81%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 80 (65.04%) Linux
2 40 (32.52%) Windows
3 14 (11.38%) Solaris
4 13 (10.57%) HPUX
5 12 (9.76%) AIX
6 9 (7.32%) CentOS
7 8 (6.50%) Debian
7 8 (6.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (3.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.44%) Windows 10
9 3 (2.44%) Windows Server
10 2 (1.63%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.81%) Fedora
11 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (31.71%) DevOps
2 36 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (21.95%) Problem-Solving
4 23 (18.70%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (17.07%) Open Source
6 17 (13.82%) Deployment Automation
7 16 (13.01%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (12.20%) Configuration Management
8 15 (12.20%) Test Automation
9 14 (11.38%) Mentoring
10 13 (10.57%) Analytics
11 11 (8.94%) Service Delivery
11 11 (8.94%) Test Strategy
12 10 (8.13%) Data Analytics
12 10 (8.13%) OO
12 10 (8.13%) Test Management
13 9 (7.32%) Customer Engagement
13 9 (7.32%) Line Management
13 9 (7.32%) OO PHP
13 9 (7.32%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 63 (51.22%) SQL
2 36 (29.27%) Python
3 32 (26.02%) PHP
4 29 (23.58%) Ruby
5 22 (17.89%) Bash Shell
6 20 (16.26%) JavaScript
7 19 (15.45%) Shell Script
8 13 (10.57%) Java
9 10 (8.13%) Perl
10 5 (4.07%) PL/SQL
11 4 (3.25%) ABAP
11 4 (3.25%) C++
12 2 (1.63%) C#
12 2 (1.63%) Go
13 1 (0.81%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.81%) COBOL
13 1 (0.81%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (13.01%) AWS Certification
2 8 (6.50%) Degree
2 8 (6.50%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.25%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.44%) MCSA
4 3 (2.44%) MCSE
4 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.44%) Postgraduate
5 2 (1.63%) CISSP
5 2 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.63%) RHCT
6 1 (0.81%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.81%) GCFE
6 1 (0.81%) GCIA
6 1 (0.81%) GCIH
6 1 (0.81%) GIAC
6 1 (0.81%) GREM
6 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.81%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.25%) SLA
3 2 (1.63%) GCP
4 1 (0.81%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.25%) Docker
2 3 (2.44%) XenServer
3 2 (1.63%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.81%) vSphere
4 1 (0.81%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (10.57%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (10.57%) Puppet
2 12 (9.76%) Ansible
3 7 (5.69%) Tivoli
4 6 (4.88%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (2.44%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.63%) Marathon
7 2 (1.63%) Mesos
7 2 (1.63%) Nagios
7 2 (1.63%) rkt
8 1 (0.81%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.81%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.81%) Nessus
8 1 (0.81%) Nexpose
8 1 (0.81%) Nmap
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.81%) QRadar
8 1 (0.81%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 37 (30.08%) Oracle
2 17 (13.82%) Microsoft
3 10 (8.13%) Red Hat
4 7 (5.69%) SAP
5 6 (4.88%) Hitachi
5 6 (4.88%) Hortonworks
5 6 (4.88%) IBM
6 5 (4.07%) HP
6 5 (4.07%) ServiceNow
6 5 (4.07%) Zend
7 4 (3.25%) Google
8 2 (1.63%) Apple
8 2 (1.63%) ArcSight
8 2 (1.63%) Pega
8 2 (1.63%) Splunk
8 2 (1.63%) Tableau
8 2 (1.63%) VMware
9 1 (0.81%) EnterpriseDB
9 1 (0.81%) hybris
9 1 (0.81%) New Relic