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

Unix
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 137 89
Rank change year-on-year +14 -48 +2
Permanent jobs citing Unix 180 178 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.48% 2.33% 3.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.56% 10.05% 12.37%
Number of salaries quoted 145 161 185
Manchester median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +4.65% +3.79%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -1.16% -4.44%

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 1,705 1,771 1,738
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 23.47% 23.16% 24.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,424 1,551 1,413
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
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 February 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 February 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
Altrincham -13 13 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Rochdale +13 6 £39,000 +2.63%
Stockport -9 6 £47,500 +22.58% 1
Oldham - 1 £27,500 - 1
Unix
North West

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 124 (68.89%) Linux
2 80 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (40.56%) SQL
4 71 (39.44%) DevOps
5 60 (33.33%) Finance
6 58 (32.22%) Windows
7 57 (31.67%) Oracle
8 52 (28.89%) Continuous Integration
9 48 (26.67%) Python
10 43 (23.89%) Java
11 40 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
12 38 (21.11%) Puppet
13 37 (20.56%) Opscode Chef
13 37 (20.56%) Ruby
14 35 (19.44%) Shell Script
14 35 (19.44%) Configuration Management
15 34 (18.89%) Scrum
15 34 (18.89%) Bash Shell
16 30 (16.67%) Oracle Database
16 30 (16.67%) Retail
17 28 (15.56%) Open Source
18 27 (15.00%) Docker
19 26 (14.44%) PHP
20 24 (13.33%) Microsoft
21 23 (12.78%) Tivoli
21 23 (12.78%) Jenkins
22 21 (11.67%) Mentoring
22 21 (11.67%) MySQL
22 21 (11.67%) DSDM
22 21 (11.67%) OO

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 12 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 10 (5.56%) SAS
3 9 (5.00%) Apache
4 6 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (3.33%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.78%) CloudStack
5 5 (2.78%) OpenStack
6 4 (2.22%) CMS
6 4 (2.22%) Confluence
6 4 (2.22%) MS Exchange
6 4 (2.22%) NetWeaver
6 4 (2.22%) WordPress
7 3 (1.67%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.67%) Drupal
7 3 (1.67%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.11%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 11 (6.11%) Oracle 11i
1 11 (6.11%) Oracle Applications
1 11 (6.11%) Oracle EBS
1 11 (6.11%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (3.33%) Magento
3 4 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 40 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (6.11%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (5.56%) SaaS
5 7 (3.89%) IaaS
5 7 (3.89%) PaaS
6 5 (2.78%) GitHub
7 4 (2.22%) Google App Engine
7 4 (2.22%) Office 365
8 3 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.56%) BlazeMeter
9 1 (0.56%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.56%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (4.44%) BGP
2 8 (4.44%) Ethernet
2 8 (4.44%) Firewall
2 8 (4.44%) OSPF
3 7 (3.89%) ICMP
4 5 (2.78%) MPLS
5 4 (2.22%) DSL
5 4 (2.22%) Internet
5 4 (2.22%) L2TP
5 4 (2.22%) VLAN
5 4 (2.22%) VPN
6 3 (1.67%) TACACS
7 2 (1.11%) DHCP
7 2 (1.11%) DNS
7 2 (1.11%) Skype
7 2 (1.11%) VoIP
8 1 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.56%) HSRP
8 1 (0.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 21 (11.67%) MySQL
3 19 (10.56%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (9.44%) Relational Database
5 12 (6.67%) SQL Server
6 11 (6.11%) Oracle Discoverer
6 11 (6.11%) Oracle Reports
6 11 (6.11%) RDBMS
7 8 (4.44%) DB2
7 8 (4.44%) Hadoop
8 7 (3.89%) Big Data
9 6 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (3.33%) NoSQL
9 6 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (2.78%) MongoDB
11 4 (2.22%) MariaDB
11 4 (2.22%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 23 (12.78%) Jenkins
2 12 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 11 (6.11%) Oracle Forms
4 9 (5.00%) Bitbucket
5 6 (3.33%) JIRA
5 6 (3.33%) Selenium
6 5 (2.78%) GitLab
6 5 (2.78%) PHPUnit
7 3 (1.67%) Codeception
7 3 (1.67%) Subversion
7 3 (1.67%) Vagrant
7 3 (1.67%) Xdebug
8 2 (1.11%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.11%) Gatling
8 2 (1.11%) JBehave
8 2 (1.11%) JMeter
8 2 (1.11%) JUnit
8 2 (1.11%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.11%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.11%) Travis CI
General
1 60 (33.33%) Finance
2 30 (16.67%) Retail
3 14 (7.78%) Manufacturing
4 12 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.33%) Advertising
5 6 (3.33%) Banking
5 6 (3.33%) Electronics
5 6 (3.33%) Marketing
6 4 (2.22%) Publishing
7 2 (1.11%) Back Office
7 2 (1.11%) Billing
8 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 52 (28.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 25 (13.89%) Developer
3 23 (12.78%) Platform Engineer
4 19 (10.56%) Architect
5 16 (8.89%) PHP Developer
6 15 (8.33%) DBA
6 15 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
6 15 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
7 14 (7.78%) Test Manager
8 11 (6.11%) Cloud Architect
8 11 (6.11%) Consultant
8 11 (6.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 11 (6.11%) Oracle Applications DBA
9 10 (5.56%) AWS DevOps
9 10 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 10 (5.56%) Support Engineer
10 9 (5.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 9 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
10 9 (5.00%) Technical Architect
11 8 (4.44%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.11%) HTML
2 16 (8.89%) CSS
3 13 (7.22%) jQuery
3 13 (7.22%) Web Services
4 12 (6.67%) XML
5 11 (6.11%) Laravel
6 10 (5.56%) LAMP
7 8 (4.44%) .NET
7 8 (4.44%) HTML5
8 6 (3.33%) Middleware
8 6 (3.33%) REST
8 6 (3.33%) Symfony
8 6 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (2.78%) Ajax
9 5 (2.78%) MSMQ
9 5 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (2.78%) SOAP
10 4 (2.22%) CakePHP
10 4 (2.22%) Node.js
10 4 (2.22%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (3.89%) Replication
2 6 (3.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (3.33%) DataPower
3 5 (2.78%) Public Cloud
4 4 (2.22%) Clustering
4 4 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (1.67%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.67%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (1.11%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.11%) Blog
6 2 (1.11%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.11%) Cyberattack
6 2 (1.11%) Fintech
6 2 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.11%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.11%) PKI
6 2 (1.11%) User Experience
7 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 124 (68.89%) Linux
2 58 (32.22%) Windows
3 13 (7.22%) AIX
4 11 (6.11%) HPUX
4 11 (6.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (6.11%) Solaris
5 5 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.22%) CentOS
6 4 (2.22%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.67%) Android
7 3 (1.67%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.67%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (1.11%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (39.44%) DevOps
3 52 (28.89%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (19.44%) Configuration Management
5 34 (18.89%) Scrum
6 28 (15.56%) Open Source
7 21 (11.67%) DSDM
7 21 (11.67%) Mentoring
7 21 (11.67%) OO
7 21 (11.67%) RUP
8 19 (10.56%) ITIL
8 19 (10.56%) Test Automation
9 17 (9.44%) SDLC
10 15 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (8.33%) Test Management
11 14 (7.78%) Service Delivery
12 11 (6.11%) Analytics
12 11 (6.11%) Software Engineering
13 10 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (5.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 73 (40.56%) SQL
2 48 (26.67%) Python
3 43 (23.89%) Java
4 37 (20.56%) Ruby
5 35 (19.44%) Shell Script
6 34 (18.89%) Bash Shell
7 26 (14.44%) PHP
8 20 (11.11%) JavaScript
9 12 (6.67%) C++
10 10 (5.56%) Perl
11 7 (3.89%) C
12 5 (2.78%) Go
13 4 (2.22%) ABAP
13 4 (2.22%) C#
14 3 (1.67%) PHP 7
15 2 (1.11%) MATLAB
15 2 (1.11%) PowerShell
15 2 (1.11%) R
15 2 (1.11%) Scala
16 1 (0.56%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 8 (4.44%) AWS Certification
2 7 (3.89%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (3.89%) Degree
2 7 (3.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (3.33%) CCNA
3 6 (3.33%) ISEB
4 5 (2.78%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.22%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.67%) CCNP
7 2 (1.11%) CISSP
7 2 (1.11%) MCSA
7 2 (1.11%) MCSE
7 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.11%) RHCT
8 1 (0.56%) CCENT
8 1 (0.56%) CEH
8 1 (0.56%) CISM
8 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.56%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.33%) QA
1 6 (3.33%) SLA
2 1 (0.56%) COBIT
2 1 (0.56%) FIPS 140-2
2 1 (0.56%) GPG13
2 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 27 (15.00%) Docker
2 19 (10.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.33%) XenServer
4 5 (2.78%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.78%) vSphere
4 5 (2.78%) Xen
5 4 (2.22%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.11%) XenApp
7 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 38 (21.11%) Puppet
2 37 (20.56%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (12.78%) Tivoli
4 18 (10.00%) Ansible
5 16 (8.89%) Cobbler
6 11 (6.11%) Kubernetes
7 9 (5.00%) Packer
8 6 (3.33%) Terraform
8 6 (3.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 5 (2.78%) Marathon
9 5 (2.78%) Mesos
9 5 (2.78%) rkt
10 4 (2.22%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (1.67%) Capistrano
12 2 (1.11%) Nagios
12 2 (1.11%) Nessus
12 2 (1.11%) Netcool
12 2 (1.11%) SCOM
13 1 (0.56%) Nmap
13 1 (0.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 57 (31.67%) Oracle
2 24 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 21 (11.67%) VMware
4 15 (8.33%) Google
4 15 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 14 (7.78%) EnterpriseDB
5 14 (7.78%) SAP
6 11 (6.11%) Cisco
7 10 (5.56%) Zend
8 9 (5.00%) Juniper
9 8 (4.44%) Ericsson
9 8 (4.44%) IBM
10 7 (3.89%) Brocade
10 7 (3.89%) Foundry
10 7 (3.89%) HP
10 7 (3.89%) Redback
11 6 (3.33%) Hitachi
11 6 (3.33%) Hortonworks
12 5 (2.78%) Citrix
12 5 (2.78%) ServiceNow