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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
North West / Manchester
Rank 94 88 102
Rank change year-on-year -6 +14  
Permanent jobs citing Unix 115 101 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.92% 3.00% 2.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.50% 12.38% 9.93%
Number of salaries quoted 100 87 75
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £30,900 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.17%  

Unix is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 920 816 957
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 23.34% 24.21% 25.49%
Number of salaries quoted 771 671 798
Median salary £37,747 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.63% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Unix as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham +5 17 £42,500 -5.55%
Stockport +2 7 £35,000 -11.39% 4
Salford - 7 £37,747 -
Cheadle - 2 £30,000 -
Sale - 2 £47,500 -
Oldham - 1 £30,000 -
Unix
North West

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 149 (78.84%) Linux
2 97 (51.32%) SQL
3 76 (40.21%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (38.62%) Puppet
4 73 (38.62%) DevOps
5 66 (34.92%) Windows
6 62 (32.80%) Oracle
6 62 (32.80%) Opscode Chef
7 59 (31.22%) Python
8 57 (30.16%) Continuous Integration
9 55 (29.10%) Configuration Management
10 49 (25.93%) Shell Script
11 43 (22.75%) Ruby
12 42 (22.22%) ITIL
12 42 (22.22%) VMware
13 41 (21.69%) Bash Shell
14 39 (20.63%) Scrum
15 37 (19.58%) Red Hat
16 35 (18.52%) Microsoft
16 35 (18.52%) Java
16 35 (18.52%) OpenStack
17 34 (17.99%) vSphere
18 32 (16.93%) SQL Server
19 31 (16.40%) VMware Infrastructure
20 30 (15.87%) Cobbler
20 30 (15.87%) RUP
20 30 (15.87%) DSDM
20 30 (15.87%) Tivoli
21 29 (15.34%) CloudStack
21 29 (15.34%) XenServer

Unix
Top Related 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 35 (18.52%) OpenStack
2 29 (15.34%) CloudStack
3 15 (7.94%) WebLogic
4 12 (6.35%) JBoss
5 11 (5.82%) SharePoint
6 9 (4.76%) WebSphere
7 8 (4.23%) Tomcat
8 7 (3.70%) Apache Spark
9 6 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (3.17%) MS Exchange
9 6 (3.17%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (2.65%) Apache
11 4 (2.12%) Skype for Business
12 3 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (1.59%) SAS
13 2 (1.06%) IIS
13 2 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.53%) CICS
Applications
1 19 (10.05%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.76%) MS Office
3 4 (2.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (4.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.59%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.06%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.53%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 22 (11.64%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (8.99%) PaaS
3 12 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (4.23%) IaaS
5 7 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (2.12%) Office 365
7 3 (1.59%) OpenShift
8 2 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.06%) GitHub
8 2 (1.06%) SaaS
9 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.53%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.47%) SAN
2 13 (6.88%) DNS
2 13 (6.88%) Firewall
3 10 (5.29%) VPN
4 9 (4.76%) Internet
5 8 (4.23%) TCP/IP
6 6 (3.17%) DHCP
6 6 (3.17%) VoIP
7 4 (2.12%) MPLS
7 4 (2.12%) Skype
7 4 (2.12%) WAN
8 3 (1.59%) HTTP
8 3 (1.59%) Network Security
8 3 (1.59%) Softswitch
8 3 (1.59%) tcpdump
8 3 (1.59%) VoWiFi
9 2 (1.06%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.06%) LAN
9 2 (1.06%) OSPF
9 2 (1.06%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (16.93%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.47%) Hadoop
3 15 (7.94%) MySQL
4 12 (6.35%) Oracle Database
5 10 (5.29%) Relational Database
6 9 (4.76%) Big Data
7 3 (1.59%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.59%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 3 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.06%) CouchDB
8 2 (1.06%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.06%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.06%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.53%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.53%) MS Access
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 9 (4.76%) Subversion
3 7 (3.70%) Bitbucket
3 7 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 7 (3.70%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.12%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.59%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (1.59%) Toad
6 2 (1.06%) Gradle
6 2 (1.06%) JIRA
6 2 (1.06%) JUnit
6 2 (1.06%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.53%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.53%) Firebug
7 1 (0.53%) GoCD
7 1 (0.53%) Hudson
7 1 (0.53%) Selenium
7 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.53%) The Grinder
General
1 23 (12.17%) Finance
2 16 (8.47%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 9 (4.76%) Marketing
4 8 (4.23%) Electronics
5 6 (3.17%) Banking
6 4 (2.12%) Back Office
7 3 (1.59%) Retail
8 2 (1.06%) Billing
8 2 (1.06%) Legal
9 1 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 56 (29.63%) DevOps Engineer
2 34 (17.99%) Platform Engineer
3 26 (13.76%) Developer
4 22 (11.64%) Support Engineer
5 14 (7.41%) Administrator
5 14 (7.41%) Applications Support
5 14 (7.41%) Architect
6 12 (6.35%) Cloud Architect
6 12 (6.35%) Linux Engineer
6 12 (6.35%) Systems Administrator
7 10 (5.29%) Applications Engineer
7 10 (5.29%) Applications Support Engineer
7 10 (5.29%) C++ Developer
7 10 (5.29%) Consultant
8 9 (4.76%) IT Support
8 9 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
8 9 (4.76%) Linux Support
8 9 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 8 (4.23%) Java Developer
9 8 (4.23%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.58%) .NET
2 13 (6.88%) HTML
3 11 (5.82%) CSS
3 11 (5.82%) XML
4 7 (3.70%) ATL
5 6 (3.17%) Ajax
5 6 (3.17%) DCOM
6 5 (2.65%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (2.65%) Web Services
7 4 (2.12%) MSMQ
7 4 (2.12%) POSIX
8 3 (1.59%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.59%) CSS3
8 3 (1.59%) FreeSWITCH
8 3 (1.59%) HTML5
8 3 (1.59%) SOAP
9 2 (1.06%) Akka
9 2 (1.06%) Backbone.js
9 2 (1.06%) JSON
9 2 (1.06%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.52%) Clustering
2 14 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 13 (6.88%) iPad
4 11 (5.82%) Data Centre
5 10 (5.29%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.70%) N-Tier
8 6 (3.17%) Blog
8 6 (3.17%) Mobile Computing
8 6 (3.17%) Public Cloud
9 5 (2.65%) Private Cloud
10 4 (2.12%) Security Operations Centre
11 3 (1.59%) Handset
12 2 (1.06%) Algorithms
12 2 (1.06%) Computer Science
12 2 (1.06%) Data Structures
12 2 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (1.06%) NHS
12 2 (1.06%) Smartphone
12 2 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 149 (78.84%) Linux
2 66 (34.92%) Windows
3 21 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (11.11%) Solaris
4 19 (10.05%) Windows Server
5 15 (7.94%) CentOS
6 12 (6.35%) AIX
6 12 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (6.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (5.82%) Ubuntu
8 8 (4.23%) HPUX
8 8 (4.23%) Mac OS X
8 8 (4.23%) OpenVMS
9 7 (3.70%) SUSE
10 6 (3.17%) Debian
10 6 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (2.65%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.53%) Android
12 1 (0.53%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.53%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (40.21%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (38.62%) DevOps
3 57 (30.16%) Continuous Integration
4 55 (29.10%) Configuration Management
5 42 (22.22%) ITIL
6 39 (20.63%) Scrum
7 30 (15.87%) DSDM
7 30 (15.87%) RUP
8 16 (8.47%) Programme Management
9 14 (7.41%) High Availability
9 14 (7.41%) Open Source
9 14 (7.41%) Service Management
10 13 (6.88%) OWASP
11 12 (6.35%) Change Management
12 11 (5.82%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (5.82%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (5.82%) OO
13 9 (4.76%) Analytics
13 9 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
13 9 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 97 (51.32%) SQL
2 59 (31.22%) Python
3 49 (25.93%) Shell Script
4 43 (22.75%) Ruby
5 41 (21.69%) Bash Shell
6 35 (18.52%) Java
7 20 (10.58%) C++
8 18 (9.52%) Perl
9 17 (8.99%) JavaScript
10 12 (6.35%) C#
11 9 (4.76%) PL/SQL
12 8 (4.23%) PHP
13 7 (3.70%) PowerShell
14 4 (2.12%) C
14 4 (2.12%) Go
15 3 (1.59%) AWK
15 3 (1.59%) Korn
15 3 (1.59%) sed
16 2 (1.06%) Groovy
16 2 (1.06%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (3.70%) Degree
2 6 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.12%) CCNP
3 4 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (2.12%) JNCIP
4 2 (1.06%) CCNA
4 2 (1.06%) CISSP
4 2 (1.06%) CREST Certified
4 2 (1.06%) JNCIA
4 2 (1.06%) PhD
5 1 (0.53%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.53%) CISA
5 1 (0.53%) CISM
5 1 (0.53%) GIAC
5 1 (0.53%) GPEN
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.53%) OSCE
5 1 (0.53%) OSCP
5 1 (0.53%) RHCT
5 1 (0.53%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.23%) ISO 9000
2 6 (3.17%) SLA
3 3 (1.59%) QA
4 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (17.99%) vSphere
2 31 (16.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (15.34%) Xen
3 29 (15.34%) XenServer
4 24 (12.70%) Docker
5 10 (5.29%) Active Directory
6 7 (3.70%) Hyper-V
7 6 (3.17%) PowerHA
8 3 (1.59%) KVM
8 3 (1.59%) NFS
8 3 (1.59%) XenApp
9 2 (1.06%) VirtualBox
9 2 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.53%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 73 (38.62%) Puppet
2 62 (32.80%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (15.87%) Cobbler
3 30 (15.87%) Tivoli
4 23 (12.17%) Ansible
5 15 (7.94%) Nagios
6 10 (5.29%) Packer
7 6 (3.17%) AirWatch
8 5 (2.65%) Nessus
8 5 (2.65%) Nmap
8 5 (2.65%) Terraform
9 4 (2.12%) Backup Exec
9 4 (2.12%) CFEngine
9 4 (2.12%) Graphite
9 4 (2.12%) Kibana
9 4 (2.12%) Kubernetes
9 4 (2.12%) logstash
9 4 (2.12%) Mesos
9 4 (2.12%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (2.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 62 (32.80%) Oracle
2 42 (22.22%) VMware
3 37 (19.58%) Red Hat
4 35 (18.52%) Microsoft
5 29 (15.34%) EnterpriseDB
6 11 (5.82%) Cisco
6 11 (5.82%) Citrix
7 10 (5.29%) HP
8 9 (4.76%) NetApp
8 9 (4.76%) SAP
9 7 (3.70%) Google
10 6 (3.17%) Veritas
11 5 (2.65%) Aquila
11 5 (2.65%) Ericsson
11 5 (2.65%) IBM
12 4 (2.12%) Dell
12 4 (2.12%) GFI Software
12 4 (2.12%) SolarWinds
12 4 (2.12%) Sophos
12 4 (2.12%) Symantec
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