Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 131 76
Rank change year-on-year +30 -55 +10
Permanent jobs citing Unix 247 171 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.10% 2.28% 3.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.81% 10.33% 14.42%
Number of salaries quoted 212 139 204
Manchester median annual salary £47,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.59% - -1.16%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £26,800
90th Percentile £68,625 £56,750 £63,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% -1.16%

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 1789 1655 1747
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 22.43% 22.06% 23.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1526 1493 1408
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,800 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £55,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.63%

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 22 November 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 22 November 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
Altrincham +2 17 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Stockport -4 11 £35,000 -17.65%
Cheadle - 7 £30,000 -
Rochdale +17 5 £39,000 +2.63% 1
Oldham - 2 £26,750 -
Salford -7 1 - -
Unix
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 165 (66.80%) Linux
2 111 (44.94%) SQL
3 104 (42.11%) Puppet
4 103 (41.70%) Agile Software Development
5 95 (38.46%) DevOps
6 81 (32.79%) Windows
6 81 (32.79%) Python
7 77 (31.17%) Opscode Chef
8 70 (28.34%) Oracle
8 70 (28.34%) Java
9 69 (27.94%) Continuous Integration
10 66 (26.72%) Shell Script
11 58 (23.48%) Finance
12 57 (23.08%) Configuration Management
13 49 (19.84%) Amazon AWS
14 48 (19.43%) Open Source
14 48 (19.43%) Google Cloud Platform
15 47 (19.03%) MySQL
16 46 (18.62%) Scrum
16 46 (18.62%) JavaScript
17 45 (18.22%) Telecoms
17 45 (18.22%) Ansible
18 44 (17.81%) Google
18 44 (17.81%) HTML
19 43 (17.41%) SQL Server
20 42 (17.00%) Relational Database
21 41 (16.60%) OO
22 40 (16.19%) CSS
22 40 (16.19%) Business Intelligence
22 40 (16.19%) Docker

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 20 (8.10%) OpenStack
2 19 (7.69%) Apache Solr
2 19 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (7.29%) CloudStack
4 16 (6.48%) Tomcat
5 14 (5.67%) Apache
6 12 (4.86%) Apache Spark
7 6 (2.43%) SAS
8 5 (2.02%) MS Exchange
8 5 (2.02%) nginx
9 4 (1.62%) CMS
9 4 (1.62%) Drupal
9 4 (1.62%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.21%) SharePoint
10 3 (1.21%) Skype for Business
10 3 (1.21%) WordPress
11 2 (0.81%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.40%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (2.43%) SAP GRC
2 4 (1.62%) Magento
2 4 (1.62%) Oracle 11i
2 4 (1.62%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.62%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.62%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (1.21%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.40%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 49 (19.84%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (19.43%) Google Cloud Platform
3 35 (14.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (8.10%) GitHub
5 19 (7.69%) Google App Engine
6 16 (6.48%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.62%) Office 365
8 2 (0.81%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.26%) BGP
1 13 (5.26%) OSPF
2 12 (4.86%) Ethernet
3 11 (4.45%) Firewall
3 11 (4.45%) MPLS
4 10 (4.05%) Broadband
5 9 (3.64%) L2TP
5 9 (3.64%) TCP/IP
6 8 (3.24%) VPN
7 7 (2.83%) ICMP
7 7 (2.83%) VoIP
8 6 (2.43%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (2.43%) HSRP
8 6 (2.43%) HTTP
8 6 (2.43%) IPsec
8 6 (2.43%) IPv4
8 6 (2.43%) IPv6
8 6 (2.43%) LAN
8 6 (2.43%) VoWiFi
8 6 (2.43%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (19.03%) MySQL
2 43 (17.41%) SQL Server
3 42 (17.00%) Relational Database
4 30 (12.15%) Big Data
4 30 (12.15%) Hadoop
5 25 (10.12%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (5.26%) Oracle Database
7 12 (4.86%) NoSQL
8 8 (3.24%) DB2
8 8 (3.24%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (3.24%) RDBMS
9 7 (2.83%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.62%) MariaDB
10 4 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.62%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (1.62%) Oracle Discoverer
11 3 (1.21%) Base SAS
11 3 (1.21%) OLAP
11 3 (1.21%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 3 (1.21%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 37 (14.98%) Jenkins
2 22 (8.91%) PHPUnit
3 19 (7.69%) Codeception
3 19 (7.69%) Vagrant
4 15 (6.07%) Git (software)
5 8 (3.24%) Bitbucket
6 7 (2.83%) JUnit
6 7 (2.83%) Selenium
6 7 (2.83%) Xdebug
7 5 (2.02%) Travis CI
8 4 (1.62%) JIRA
8 4 (1.62%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (1.62%) Subversion
9 3 (1.21%) GitLab
10 2 (0.81%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.40%) Ant
11 1 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.40%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.40%) Maven
11 1 (0.40%) Xcode
General
1 58 (23.48%) Finance
2 45 (18.22%) Telecoms
3 32 (12.96%) Retail
4 31 (12.55%) Manufacturing
5 29 (11.74%) Marketing
6 28 (11.34%) Electronics
7 6 (2.43%) Banking
8 3 (1.21%) Back Office
8 3 (1.21%) Billing
9 2 (0.81%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Advertising
10 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.40%) Automotive
10 1 (0.40%) Games
10 1 (0.40%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 64 (25.91%) DevOps Engineer
2 47 (19.03%) Developer
3 29 (11.74%) Platform Engineer
4 28 (11.34%) Architect
5 26 (10.53%) PHP Developer
6 20 (8.10%) Software Engineer
7 18 (7.29%) Administrator
8 15 (6.07%) Cloud Architect
8 15 (6.07%) Linux Administrator
8 15 (6.07%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 15 (6.07%) PHP Web Developer
8 15 (6.07%) Systems Administrator
8 15 (6.07%) Web Developer
9 14 (5.67%) Cloud Engineer
9 14 (5.67%) Senior Developer
10 13 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
10 13 (5.26%) Test Manager
11 12 (4.86%) Cloud Software Engineer
11 12 (4.86%) DevOps Architect
11 12 (4.86%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (17.81%) HTML
2 40 (16.19%) CSS
3 31 (12.55%) .NET
3 31 (12.55%) jQuery
4 30 (12.15%) HTML5
5 24 (9.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 22 (8.91%) AngularJS
7 20 (8.10%) Web Services
8 19 (7.69%) Ext JS
8 19 (7.69%) Sass
9 16 (6.48%) MSMQ
9 16 (6.48%) RabbitMQ
10 15 (6.07%) XML
11 13 (5.26%) LAMP
12 11 (4.45%) Spring
13 10 (4.05%) Hibernate
13 10 (4.05%) SOAP
14 9 (3.64%) JSON
14 9 (3.64%) Laravel
14 9 (3.64%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.34%) Public Cloud
2 13 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.45%) iPad
3 11 (4.45%) Replication
4 8 (3.24%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.43%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.43%) Handset
5 6 (2.43%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (2.02%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.62%) Clustering
8 3 (1.21%) Blog
9 2 (0.81%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.81%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.81%) PKI
10 1 (0.40%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (0.40%) iSeries
10 1 (0.40%) NHS
10 1 (0.40%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 165 (66.80%) Linux
2 81 (32.79%) Windows
3 14 (5.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (4.86%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.02%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.62%) Android
9 3 (1.21%) AIX
9 3 (1.21%) HPUX
10 2 (0.81%) CentOS
10 2 (0.81%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.40%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (41.70%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (38.46%) DevOps
3 69 (27.94%) Continuous Integration
4 57 (23.08%) Configuration Management
5 48 (19.43%) Open Source
6 46 (18.62%) Scrum
7 41 (16.60%) OO
8 40 (16.19%) Business Intelligence
9 38 (15.38%) Software Engineering
10 29 (11.74%) Mentoring
11 28 (11.34%) Digital Marketing
11 28 (11.34%) Machine Learning
11 28 (11.34%) Programme Management
12 26 (10.53%) DSDM
12 26 (10.53%) RUP
13 25 (10.12%) Analytics
14 23 (9.31%) Test Automation
15 21 (8.50%) E-Commerce
16 20 (8.10%) Web Development
17 19 (7.69%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 111 (44.94%) SQL
2 81 (32.79%) Python
3 70 (28.34%) Java
4 66 (26.72%) Shell Script
5 46 (18.62%) JavaScript
6 40 (16.19%) Ruby
7 39 (15.79%) C++
8 38 (15.38%) PHP
9 34 (13.77%) Bash Shell
10 28 (11.34%) Go
11 17 (6.88%) Perl
12 16 (6.48%) C
13 3 (1.21%) C#
13 3 (1.21%) Korn
13 3 (1.21%) PHP 7
13 3 (1.21%) R
14 2 (0.81%) ANSI SQL
14 2 (0.81%) C-shell
14 2 (0.81%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (14.57%) Degree
2 12 (4.86%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (3.64%) ISEB
3 9 (3.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (3.24%) CCNP
5 6 (2.43%) JNCIP
6 5 (2.02%) CCNA
7 2 (0.81%) CCENT
7 2 (0.81%) MCSA
7 2 (0.81%) MCSE
7 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.81%) RHCT
8 1 (0.40%) ACCA
8 1 (0.40%) CISA
8 1 (0.40%) CISSP
8 1 (0.40%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.40%) OSCE
8 1 (0.40%) OSCP
8 1 (0.40%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.86%) GCP
2 7 (2.83%) SLA
3 1 (0.40%) FIPS 140-2
3 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.40%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (16.19%) Docker
2 18 (7.29%) vSphere
2 18 (7.29%) Xen
2 18 (7.29%) XenServer
3 17 (6.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.02%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.02%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.81%) PowerHA
5 2 (0.81%) XenApp
6 1 (0.40%) HDFS
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.40%) Samba
6 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 104 (42.11%) Puppet
2 77 (31.17%) Opscode Chef
3 45 (18.22%) Ansible
4 25 (10.12%) Tivoli
5 24 (9.72%) Cobbler
6 22 (8.91%) Kubernetes
7 19 (7.69%) Capistrano
8 16 (6.48%) Mesos
9 10 (4.05%) Packer
10 7 (2.83%) Terraform
11 6 (2.43%) FortiGate
12 5 (2.02%) Cacti
12 5 (2.02%) SolarWinds Orion
13 4 (1.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 3 (1.21%) Marathon
14 3 (1.21%) rkt
15 2 (0.81%) CFEngine
15 2 (0.81%) Control-M
15 2 (0.81%) Netcool
15 2 (0.81%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 70 (28.34%) Oracle
2 44 (17.81%) Google
3 38 (15.38%) SAP
4 24 (9.72%) Red Hat
5 23 (9.31%) EnterpriseDB
6 19 (7.69%) VMware
7 16 (6.48%) Cisco
8 14 (5.67%) Juniper
9 13 (5.26%) Microsoft
10 9 (3.64%) Ericsson
11 7 (2.83%) Brocade
11 7 (2.83%) Foundry
11 7 (2.83%) Percona
11 7 (2.83%) Redback
12 6 (2.43%) BroadSoft
12 6 (2.43%) Citrix
12 6 (2.43%) GENBAND
12 6 (2.43%) Sonus
12 6 (2.43%) Zend
13 5 (2.02%) HP