Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 184 99 110
Rank change year-on-year -85 +11 -17
Permanent jobs citing Unix 99 268 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.35% 3.32% 2.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.17% 13.89% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 81 230 153
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £46,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.70% +8.82% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,750 £26,900
90th Percentile £65,000 £69,500 £50,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.53% +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 1,604 1,929 1,524
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 21.88% 23.89% 20.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,344 1,676 1,352
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £21,325 £23,250 £23,000
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 21 September 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 21 September 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 -3 11 £46,250 - 1
Altrincham -9 10 £50,000 +11.11%
Stockport +3 4 £43,750 +34.62% 4
Wigan +6 3 £45,000 -25.00%
Sale - 3 £29,500 -
Cheadle -3 1 £40,000 +33.33%
Oldham -5 1 £30,000 -50.00%
Unix
North West

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 70 (70.71%) Linux
2 56 (56.57%) SQL
3 43 (43.43%) DevOps
4 36 (36.36%) Windows
5 33 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
6 32 (32.32%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (31.31%) Amazon AWS
7 31 (31.31%) Python
8 30 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (29.29%) Finance
10 27 (27.27%) Configuration Management
11 26 (26.26%) Oracle
12 25 (25.25%) Puppet
13 23 (23.23%) Ruby
14 22 (22.22%) Open Source
14 22 (22.22%) PHP
14 22 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
14 22 (22.22%) Deployment Automation
15 21 (21.21%) Retail
16 19 (19.19%) Java
17 18 (18.18%) Red Hat
17 18 (18.18%) Bash Shell
17 18 (18.18%) Jenkins
18 17 (17.17%) Ansible
18 17 (17.17%) SQL Server
19 16 (16.16%) MySQL
20 15 (15.15%) XML
20 15 (15.15%) ITIL
20 15 (15.15%) Docker
21 14 (14.14%) HTML

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 (13.13%) JBoss
1 13 (13.13%) WebLogic
2 12 (12.12%) WebSphere
3 7 (7.07%) Apache
4 4 (4.04%) SAS
4 4 (4.04%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.03%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.02%) nginx
7 1 (1.01%) CloudStack
7 1 (1.01%) Confluence
7 1 (1.01%) NetWeaver
7 1 (1.01%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.01%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 31 (31.31%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (11.11%) GitHub
3 8 (8.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.02%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.12%) Firewall
2 7 (7.07%) SAN
3 6 (6.06%) NAS
4 3 (3.03%) LAN
4 3 (3.03%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.03%) WAN
5 2 (2.02%) HTTP
5 2 (2.02%) Internet
5 2 (2.02%) PuTTY
5 2 (2.02%) VoIP
5 2 (2.02%) VPN
6 1 (1.01%) Broadband
6 1 (1.01%) Network Security
6 1 (1.01%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.17%) SQL Server
2 16 (16.16%) MySQL
3 7 (7.07%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.06%) Oracle Database
5 5 (5.05%) Big Data
6 4 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.04%) Hadoop
6 4 (4.04%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (3.03%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 3 (3.03%) SAS EBI
7 3 (3.03%) SAS Visual Analytics
7 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.03%) Star Schema
8 2 (2.02%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.02%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 18 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 11 (11.11%) Subversion
3 9 (9.09%) Bitbucket
4 8 (8.08%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.02%) GitLab
5 2 (2.02%) Grunt
5 2 (2.02%) gulp
5 2 (2.02%) JIRA
6 1 (1.01%) ERwin
6 1 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.01%) TeamCity
General
1 29 (29.29%) Finance
2 21 (21.21%) Retail
3 7 (7.07%) Games
4 5 (5.05%) Banking
5 3 (3.03%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.02%) Automotive
6 2 (2.02%) Electronics
6 2 (2.02%) Marketing
7 1 (1.01%) Law
7 1 (1.01%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (35.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
3 17 (17.17%) Developer
4 13 (13.13%) AWS Engineer
4 13 (13.13%) Cloud Engineer
4 13 (13.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 12 (12.12%) AWS DevOps
5 12 (12.12%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 12 (12.12%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 8 (8.08%) Consultant
7 7 (7.07%) PHP Developer
8 6 (6.06%) Agile Test Manager
8 6 (6.06%) Senior DevOps
8 6 (6.06%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 6 (6.06%) Test Manager
9 5 (5.05%) Support Engineer
10 4 (4.04%) Administrator
10 4 (4.04%) Platform Engineer
10 4 (4.04%) Principal Engineer
10 4 (4.04%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.15%) XML
2 14 (14.14%) HTML
3 13 (13.13%) CSS
4 9 (9.09%) JSON
5 7 (7.07%) Ajax
6 5 (5.05%) .NET
6 5 (5.05%) Web Services
7 4 (4.04%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.03%) CSS3
8 3 (3.03%) HTML5
8 3 (3.03%) Laravel
8 3 (3.03%) Node.js
8 3 (3.03%) React
8 3 (3.03%) SGML
8 3 (3.03%) Symfony
9 2 (2.02%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (2.02%) LAMP
9 2 (2.02%) Meteor
9 2 (2.02%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (2.02%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.07%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.05%) Blog
3 3 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (3.03%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.03%) Public Cloud
3 3 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (3.03%) User Experience
4 2 (2.02%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.02%) Fintech
4 2 (2.02%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.02%) Robotics
4 2 (2.02%) Smart City
5 1 (1.01%) Clustering
5 1 (1.01%) Cyberattack
5 1 (1.01%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.01%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 70 (70.71%) Linux
2 36 (36.36%) Windows
3 9 (9.09%) CentOS
4 8 (8.08%) Windows Server
5 7 (7.07%) Debian
5 7 (7.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (5.05%) Solaris
8 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.02%) HPUX
11 1 (1.01%) AIX
11 1 (1.01%) Fedora
11 1 (1.01%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (43.43%) DevOps
2 32 (32.32%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (27.27%) Configuration Management
5 22 (22.22%) Deployment Automation
5 22 (22.22%) Open Source
5 22 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
6 15 (15.15%) ITIL
7 12 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (12.12%) Scrum
8 11 (11.11%) Test Automation
9 10 (10.10%) E-Commerce
9 10 (10.10%) OWASP
10 9 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
10 9 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (9.09%) Kanban
11 8 (8.08%) Analytics
11 8 (8.08%) Mentoring
12 7 (7.07%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (6.06%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 56 (56.57%) SQL
2 31 (31.31%) Python
3 23 (23.23%) Ruby
4 22 (22.22%) PHP
5 19 (19.19%) Java
6 18 (18.18%) Bash Shell
7 14 (14.14%) JavaScript
7 14 (14.14%) Shell Script
8 11 (11.11%) Perl
9 7 (7.07%) PL/SQL
10 4 (4.04%) C++
11 2 (2.02%) C#
11 2 (2.02%) Go
11 2 (2.02%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.01%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 12 (12.12%) Degree
2 11 (11.11%) AWS Certification
3 4 (4.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.04%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.03%) MCSA
4 3 (3.03%) MCSE
5 2 (2.02%) CISSP
5 2 (2.02%) GCIH
5 2 (2.02%) RHCT
6 1 (1.01%) CCNA
6 1 (1.01%) CEH
6 1 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.01%) CISM
6 1 (1.01%) GCIA
6 1 (1.01%) GSEC
6 1 (1.01%) MCITP
6 1 (1.01%) MCP
6 1 (1.01%) SANS
6 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.04%) SLA
3 2 (2.02%) GCP
4 1 (1.01%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.01%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (15.15%) Docker
2 11 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.02%) vSphere
4 2 (2.02%) XenServer
5 1 (1.01%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.01%) Xen
Systems Management
1 33 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (25.25%) Puppet
3 17 (17.17%) Ansible
4 11 (11.11%) Packer
5 6 (6.06%) Terraform
6 3 (3.03%) Data Guard
6 3 (3.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (3.03%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (2.02%) Cobbler
7 2 (2.02%) Grafana
7 2 (2.02%) Kubernetes
7 2 (2.02%) Marathon
7 2 (2.02%) Mesos
7 2 (2.02%) rkt
8 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.01%) Nessus
8 1 (1.01%) Nexpose
8 1 (1.01%) Nmap
8 1 (1.01%) QRadar
8 1 (1.01%) Salt
Vendors
1 26 (26.26%) Oracle
2 18 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 12 (12.12%) VMware
4 9 (9.09%) Aquila
5 8 (8.08%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.04%) SAP
7 2 (2.02%) ArcSight
7 2 (2.02%) Dynatrace
7 2 (2.02%) Google
7 2 (2.02%) HP
7 2 (2.02%) Moogsoft
7 2 (2.02%) Pega
7 2 (2.02%) Remedy
7 2 (2.02%) Splunk
7 2 (2.02%) WorldPay
8 1 (1.01%) EnterpriseDB
8 1 (1.01%) hybris
8 1 (1.01%) LogRhythm
8 1 (1.01%) NetWitness
8 1 (1.01%) Tableau