Period
to 18 October 2017

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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 119 86
Rank change year-on-year +21 -33 -4
Permanent jobs citing Unix 261 180 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.36% 2.44% 3.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.14% 11.26% 13.68%
Number of salaries quoted 227 141 182
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £29,350 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £69,500 £51,250 £66,125
North West median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% -

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 1846 1599 1674
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 23.74% 21.70% 22.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1595 1422 1358
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,000 £23,275 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £53,825
North West median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.67% - +7.14%

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 18 October 2017.

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 18 October 2017. 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 +3 16 £32,500 -31.58% 3
Altrincham -2 10 £45,000 - 1
Cheadle - 7 £30,000 -
Rochdale +9 4 £34,500 -9.21%
Oldham +8 3 £60,000 -
Salford - 2 - -
Wigan - 1 £60,000 -
Unix
North West

For the 6 months to 18 October 2017, IT jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Unix.

1 164 (62.84%) Linux
2 125 (47.89%) SQL
3 119 (45.59%) Puppet
4 104 (39.85%) DevOps
5 100 (38.31%) Agile Software Development
6 93 (35.63%) Python
7 84 (32.18%) Windows
8 83 (31.80%) Opscode Chef
9 75 (28.74%) Shell Script
10 73 (27.97%) Java
11 67 (25.67%) Oracle
12 64 (24.52%) Finance
12 64 (24.52%) Continuous Integration
13 60 (22.99%) Configuration Management
14 57 (21.84%) Open Source
15 56 (21.46%) Telecoms
16 55 (21.07%) Amazon AWS
17 54 (20.69%) Relational Database
17 54 (20.69%) Ansible
18 53 (20.31%) Business Intelligence
18 53 (20.31%) Google Cloud Platform
19 52 (19.92%) SQL Server
20 49 (18.77%) MySQL
21 47 (18.01%) SAP
21 47 (18.01%) Google
21 47 (18.01%) Degree
22 46 (17.62%) C++
23 45 (17.24%) JavaScript
24 44 (16.86%) HTML
24 44 (16.86%) Scrum

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 27 (10.34%) OpenStack
2 23 (8.81%) CloudStack
3 19 (7.28%) Apache Solr
3 19 (7.28%) Apache Spark
3 19 (7.28%) Elasticsearch
4 16 (6.13%) Tomcat
5 14 (5.36%) Apache
6 9 (3.45%) SAS
7 7 (2.68%) nginx
8 5 (1.92%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.53%) GlassFish
10 3 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.15%) MS Exchange
10 3 (1.15%) SharePoint
10 3 (1.15%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.77%) CMS
11 2 (0.77%) Drupal
11 2 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.77%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (2.30%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (2.30%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (2.30%) SAP GRC
2 5 (1.92%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (1.53%) Magento
3 4 (1.53%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (1.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (1.15%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.77%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.38%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.38%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 55 (21.07%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (20.31%) Google Cloud Platform
3 42 (16.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (8.43%) GitHub
5 19 (7.28%) Google App Engine
6 16 (6.13%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.15%) Office 365
7 3 (1.15%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.38%) PaaS
8 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.75%) BGP
1 15 (5.75%) Ethernet
1 15 (5.75%) OSPF
2 14 (5.36%) MPLS
3 13 (4.98%) Firewall
4 12 (4.60%) Broadband
5 11 (4.21%) L2TP
6 9 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (3.45%) HTTP
6 9 (3.45%) LAN
7 8 (3.07%) BT 21CN
7 8 (3.07%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (3.07%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (3.07%) FabricPath
7 8 (3.07%) HSRP
7 8 (3.07%) IPsec
7 8 (3.07%) Junos
7 8 (3.07%) Multicast
7 8 (3.07%) TCP/IP
7 8 (3.07%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (20.69%) Relational Database
2 52 (19.92%) SQL Server
3 49 (18.77%) MySQL
4 43 (16.48%) Big Data
5 41 (15.71%) Hadoop
6 26 (9.96%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (4.60%) NoSQL
7 12 (4.60%) Oracle Database
8 10 (3.83%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (3.07%) RDBMS
10 6 (2.30%) DB2
11 5 (1.92%) Oracle Discoverer
12 4 (1.53%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.53%) Oracle Database 12c
12 4 (1.53%) SAS Visual Analytics
13 3 (1.15%) Apache Hive
13 3 (1.15%) Cognos Report Studio
13 3 (1.15%) Redis
13 3 (1.15%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 35 (13.41%) Jenkins
2 22 (8.43%) PHPUnit
3 20 (7.66%) Vagrant
4 19 (7.28%) Codeception
5 16 (6.13%) Git (software)
6 9 (3.45%) JUnit
7 8 (3.07%) JIRA
8 7 (2.68%) Selenium
8 7 (2.68%) Xdebug
9 6 (2.30%) Oracle Forms
10 5 (1.92%) Travis CI
11 4 (1.53%) Bitbucket
11 4 (1.53%) Subversion
11 4 (1.53%) Visual Studio
12 3 (1.15%) GitLab
13 2 (0.77%) Toad
14 1 (0.38%) Ant
14 1 (0.38%) LoadRunner
14 1 (0.38%) Maven
14 1 (0.38%) Xcode
General
1 64 (24.52%) Finance
2 56 (21.46%) Telecoms
3 40 (15.33%) Manufacturing
4 38 (14.56%) Marketing
5 37 (14.18%) Electronics
6 17 (6.51%) Retail
7 5 (1.92%) Banking
8 4 (1.53%) Billing
8 4 (1.53%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (1.15%) Back Office
10 1 (0.38%) Advertising
10 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.38%) Automotive
10 1 (0.38%) Games
10 1 (0.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 62 (23.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 54 (20.69%) Developer
3 32 (12.26%) Architect
4 30 (11.49%) Platform Engineer
5 28 (10.73%) PHP Developer
6 22 (8.43%) Cloud Architect
6 22 (8.43%) Software Engineer
7 21 (8.05%) Administrator
8 20 (7.66%) Lead DevOps
8 20 (7.66%) Linux Administrator
8 20 (7.66%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 20 (7.66%) Systems Administrator
9 19 (7.28%) DevOps Architect
10 16 (6.13%) Cloud Engineer
10 16 (6.13%) Senior Developer
11 15 (5.75%) Operations Engineer
12 14 (5.36%) Cloud Software Engineer
12 14 (5.36%) PHP Web Developer
12 14 (5.36%) Web Developer
13 12 (4.60%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (16.86%) HTML
2 42 (16.09%) .NET
3 40 (15.33%) CSS
4 31 (11.88%) jQuery
5 30 (11.49%) HTML5
6 23 (8.81%) MSMQ
6 23 (8.81%) RabbitMQ
6 23 (8.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 22 (8.43%) AngularJS
8 20 (7.66%) Web Services
9 19 (7.28%) Ext JS
9 19 (7.28%) Sass
9 19 (7.28%) XML
10 15 (5.75%) LAMP
11 12 (4.60%) JSON
12 11 (4.21%) SOAP
12 11 (4.21%) Spring
13 10 (3.83%) Hibernate
14 9 (3.45%) Laravel
15 8 (3.07%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 38 (14.56%) Public Cloud
2 16 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.13%) iPad
3 9 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
4 8 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.07%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.07%) Replication
5 7 (2.68%) Handset
6 6 (2.30%) Clustering
6 6 (2.30%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.92%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.53%) Blog
8 4 (1.53%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.38%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.38%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.38%) iSeries
9 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.38%) NHS
9 1 (0.38%) PKI
9 1 (0.38%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 164 (62.84%) Linux
2 84 (32.18%) Windows
3 16 (6.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (4.21%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.92%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.53%) Android
7 4 (1.53%) HPUX
7 4 (1.53%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.38%) AIX
8 1 (0.38%) CentOS
8 1 (0.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (39.85%) DevOps
2 100 (38.31%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (24.52%) Continuous Integration
4 60 (22.99%) Configuration Management
5 57 (21.84%) Open Source
6 53 (20.31%) Business Intelligence
7 44 (16.86%) Scrum
8 41 (15.71%) Software Engineering
9 39 (14.94%) OO
10 37 (14.18%) Digital Marketing
10 37 (14.18%) Machine Learning
10 37 (14.18%) Programme Management
11 30 (11.49%) Analytics
12 27 (10.34%) Mentoring
13 24 (9.20%) DSDM
13 24 (9.20%) RUP
14 22 (8.43%) E-Commerce
15 20 (7.66%) OO PHP
15 20 (7.66%) Test Automation
16 19 (7.28%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 125 (47.89%) SQL
2 93 (35.63%) Python
3 75 (28.74%) Shell Script
4 73 (27.97%) Java
5 46 (17.62%) C++
6 45 (17.24%) JavaScript
7 40 (15.33%) Ruby
8 39 (14.94%) PHP
9 37 (14.18%) Go
10 31 (11.88%) Bash Shell
11 16 (6.13%) C
12 14 (5.36%) Perl
13 4 (1.53%) C#
13 4 (1.53%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.15%) Korn
14 3 (1.15%) R
14 3 (1.15%) VB
15 2 (0.77%) ANSI SQL
15 2 (0.77%) C-shell
16 1 (0.38%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 47 (18.01%) Degree
2 16 (6.13%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (4.60%) CCNP
4 10 (3.83%) JNCIP
5 9 (3.45%) ISEB
5 9 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (1.92%) CCNA
7 2 (0.77%) CCENT
7 2 (0.77%) MCSA
7 2 (0.77%) MCSE
7 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.77%) RHCT
8 1 (0.38%) ACCA
8 1 (0.38%) CISA
8 1 (0.38%) CISM
8 1 (0.38%) CISSP
8 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.38%) OSCE
8 1 (0.38%) OSCP
8 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.60%) GCP
2 5 (1.92%) SLA
3 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.38%) QA
3 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (14.56%) Docker
2 23 (8.81%) vSphere
2 23 (8.81%) Xen
2 23 (8.81%) XenServer
3 9 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.15%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.15%) HDFS
4 3 (1.15%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.15%) PowerHA
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.38%) Samba
5 1 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 119 (45.59%) Puppet
2 83 (31.80%) Opscode Chef
3 54 (20.69%) Ansible
4 24 (9.20%) Cobbler
4 24 (9.20%) Tivoli
5 23 (8.81%) Kubernetes
5 23 (8.81%) Mesos
6 19 (7.28%) Capistrano
7 9 (3.45%) FortiGate
8 8 (3.07%) Cacti
8 8 (3.07%) SolarWinds Orion
9 5 (1.92%) Packer
9 5 (1.92%) Terraform
10 4 (1.53%) Control-M
10 4 (1.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 3 (1.15%) CFEngine
11 3 (1.15%) Hadoop YARN
11 3 (1.15%) Marathon
11 3 (1.15%) rkt
12 2 (0.77%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 67 (25.67%) Oracle
2 47 (18.01%) Google
2 47 (18.01%) SAP
3 24 (9.20%) EnterpriseDB
3 24 (9.20%) Red Hat
4 16 (6.13%) Cisco
4 16 (6.13%) Juniper
5 13 (4.98%) Microsoft
6 9 (3.45%) Ericsson
6 9 (3.45%) VMware
7 8 (3.07%) BT
7 8 (3.07%) SolarWinds
8 7 (2.68%) BroadSoft
8 7 (2.68%) Brocade
8 7 (2.68%) Foundry
8 7 (2.68%) GENBAND
8 7 (2.68%) Percona
8 7 (2.68%) Redback
8 7 (2.68%) Sonus
9 4 (1.53%) Zend