Period
to 21 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 123 153 79
Rank change year-on-year +30 -74 +6
Permanent jobs citing Unix 245 255 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.47% 2.17% 3.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.23% 9.79% 16.54%
Number of salaries quoted 167 170 369
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.53% +18.75%
10th Percentile £30,375 £28,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,575 £65,000
England median annual salary £56,798 £56,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.43% +1.82% +4.76%

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 the North West with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2,182 2,605 2,999
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.98% 22.13% 22.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,680 2,072 2,379
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in the North West

Unix
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unix in the North West.

Salary trend for Unix in the North West

Unix
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in the North West over the 6 months to 21 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Unix in the North West

Unix
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 November 2019. 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
Manchester +67 122 £43,000 -14.00% 23
Cheshire -8 65 £39,500 -7.06% 6
Lancashire +17 30 £46,835 +17.09% 3
Cumbria +4 18 - -
Merseyside -36 10 £32,500 - 2
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, 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 North West region with a requirement for Unix.

1 158 (64.49%) Linux
2 87 (35.51%) Oracle
3 80 (32.65%) Windows
4 76 (31.02%) SQL
5 68 (27.76%) Problem-Solving
6 63 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
7 57 (23.27%) Microsoft
8 49 (20.00%) VMware
8 49 (20.00%) Git (software)
9 47 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
10 46 (18.78%) Java
11 45 (18.37%) Python
11 45 (18.37%) DevOps
12 42 (17.14%) AWS
13 40 (16.33%) ITIL
14 37 (15.10%) JavaScript
15 36 (14.69%) Cisco
16 35 (14.29%) Ansible
16 35 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
17 33 (13.47%) Finance
18 31 (12.65%) Bash Shell
18 31 (12.65%) Mentoring
19 30 (12.24%) Docker
20 29 (11.84%) MySQL
21 28 (11.43%) PHP
21 28 (11.43%) Azure
21 28 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
22 27 (11.02%) SQL Server
23 26 (10.61%) PL/SQL
23 26 (10.61%) Manufacturing

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 10 (4.08%) Drupal
1 10 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
1 10 (4.08%) WordPress
2 8 (3.27%) Apache
2 8 (3.27%) Confluence
3 7 (2.86%) nginx
4 6 (2.45%) JBoss
5 5 (2.04%) OpenEdge
6 4 (1.63%) IIS
6 4 (1.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (1.63%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (1.22%) SAS
7 3 (1.22%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.82%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.82%) PowerExchange
9 1 (0.41%) CICS
9 1 (0.41%) CloudStack
9 1 (0.41%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (6.12%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.22%) CATIA
3 2 (0.82%) FileZilla
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (4.08%) CiviCRM
2 6 (2.45%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (2.04%) SAP ERP
4 3 (1.22%) Magento
4 3 (1.22%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (1.22%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.22%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (1.22%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (1.22%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.82%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.41%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.41%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
6 1 (0.41%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 42 (17.14%) AWS
2 28 (11.43%) Azure
3 9 (3.67%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (2.86%) SaaS
5 6 (2.45%) GCP
6 5 (2.04%) Office 365
7 4 (1.63%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (1.63%) GitHub
7 4 (1.63%) PaaS
8 3 (1.22%) IaaS
8 3 (1.22%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.82%) Datadog
9 2 (0.82%) Serverless
10 1 (0.41%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.94%) Cisco IPT
1 17 (6.94%) Firewall
1 17 (6.94%) IP Telephony
2 9 (3.67%) DNS
3 8 (3.27%) DHCP
4 4 (1.63%) LAN
4 4 (1.63%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.63%) WAN
5 3 (1.22%) Broadband
5 3 (1.22%) Cisco ISE
5 3 (1.22%) NetScaler
5 3 (1.22%) Network Security
5 3 (1.22%) SMS
5 3 (1.22%) SSH
5 3 (1.22%) Unified Communications
5 3 (1.22%) VSAN
6 2 (0.82%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.41%) IPstream
7 1 (0.41%) LLU
7 1 (0.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (11.84%) MySQL
2 27 (11.02%) SQL Server
3 16 (6.53%) Oracle Database
4 15 (6.12%) Oracle Reports
5 12 (4.90%) Big Data
5 12 (4.90%) Oracle Database 12c
6 11 (4.49%) Relational Database
7 10 (4.08%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (3.67%) MongoDB
9 7 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (2.45%) RDBMS
11 5 (2.04%) SAP BW
11 5 (2.04%) SAP HANA
12 4 (1.63%) MS Access
13 3 (1.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (1.22%) NoSQL
13 3 (1.22%) Oracle Discoverer
13 3 (1.22%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 49 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 23 (9.39%) Jenkins
3 17 (6.94%) Oracle Forms
4 15 (6.12%) JIRA
5 11 (4.49%) NetBeans
6 10 (4.08%) Mercurial
6 10 (4.08%) Visual Studio
7 9 (3.67%) Eclipse
8 7 (2.86%) Selenium
8 7 (2.86%) Subversion
9 6 (2.45%) Bugzilla
9 6 (2.45%) Cucumber
9 6 (2.45%) JBehave
9 6 (2.45%) JDeveloper
10 4 (1.63%) Bitbucket
10 4 (1.63%) GitLab
11 3 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.82%) CMake
12 2 (0.82%) Maven
12 2 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (13.47%) Finance
2 26 (10.61%) Manufacturing
3 17 (6.94%) Aerospace
4 11 (4.49%) Military
5 9 (3.67%) Banking
5 9 (3.67%) Public Sector
5 9 (3.67%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.27%) Retail
7 6 (2.45%) Legal
8 3 (1.22%) Games
8 3 (1.22%) German Language
9 2 (0.82%) Advertising
9 2 (0.82%) Automotive
9 2 (0.82%) Electronics
10 1 (0.41%) Back Office
10 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (20.00%) Developer
2 33 (13.47%) Analyst
3 30 (12.24%) DevOps Engineer
4 17 (6.94%) Consultant
4 17 (6.94%) Software Engineer
5 16 (6.53%) IT Manager
5 16 (6.53%) IT Operations Manager
5 16 (6.53%) Operations Manager
5 16 (6.53%) Unix Engineer
6 15 (6.12%) PHP Developer
7 12 (4.90%) Administrator
7 12 (4.90%) Architect
7 12 (4.90%) Field Engineer
7 12 (4.90%) Server Engineer
7 12 (4.90%) Support Analyst
8 11 (4.49%) Technical Consultant
9 10 (4.08%) DBA
9 10 (4.08%) Drupal Developer
9 10 (4.08%) Oracle Developer
9 10 (4.08%) PHP Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.35%) jQuery
2 13 (5.31%) .NET
2 13 (5.31%) RESTful
2 13 (5.31%) Symfony
3 10 (4.08%) HTML
4 6 (2.45%) Java EE
4 6 (2.45%) LAMP
4 6 (2.45%) LEMP Stack
4 6 (2.45%) Middleware
4 6 (2.45%) REST
5 5 (2.04%) HTML5
5 5 (2.04%) SAP Basis
5 5 (2.04%) Web Services
6 4 (1.63%) Node.js
7 3 (1.22%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.22%) CSS
7 3 (1.22%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (1.22%) WAMP
7 3 (1.22%) WebRTC
7 3 (1.22%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 47 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
3 26 (10.61%) Management Information System
4 19 (7.76%) Clustering
4 19 (7.76%) Linux Command Line
5 17 (6.94%) Data Centre
6 9 (3.67%) Mainframe
7 8 (3.27%) Augmented Reality
8 4 (1.63%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.22%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.82%) Blog
10 2 (0.82%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.82%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.82%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.82%) PKI
10 2 (0.82%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.41%) Derivative
11 1 (0.41%) IPTV
11 1 (0.41%) Robotics
11 1 (0.41%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 158 (64.49%) Linux
2 80 (32.65%) Windows
3 17 (6.94%) HPUX
4 14 (5.71%) Solaris
5 13 (5.31%) Windows Server
6 11 (4.49%) Windows 10
6 11 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (3.67%) SUSE
8 8 (3.27%) Windows 7
9 7 (2.86%) AIX
10 6 (2.45%) CentOS
10 6 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.63%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.22%) Android
12 3 (1.22%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.41%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (27.76%) Problem-Solving
2 63 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (18.37%) DevOps
4 40 (16.33%) ITIL
5 31 (12.65%) Mentoring
6 28 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (9.39%) OO
7 23 (9.39%) Service Management
8 21 (8.57%) Software Engineering
9 19 (7.76%) SDLC
9 19 (7.76%) Test Automation
10 18 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (6.94%) Information Security
12 16 (6.53%) Operations Management
13 15 (6.12%) Change Management
13 15 (6.12%) Cybersecurity
13 15 (6.12%) Infrastructure Management
13 15 (6.12%) Workflow
14 14 (5.71%) Configuration Management
14 14 (5.71%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 76 (31.02%) SQL
2 46 (18.78%) Java
3 45 (18.37%) Python
4 37 (15.10%) JavaScript
5 31 (12.65%) Bash Shell
6 28 (11.43%) PHP
7 26 (10.61%) PL/SQL
8 22 (8.98%) Shell Script
9 20 (8.16%) Ruby
10 17 (6.94%) C++
11 16 (6.53%) C#
12 15 (6.12%) C
13 11 (4.49%) Perl
14 9 (3.67%) COBOL
15 8 (3.27%) ABAP
15 8 (3.27%) PowerShell
15 8 (3.27%) TypeScript
16 6 (2.45%) Fortran
16 6 (2.45%) VB
17 4 (1.63%) Korn
Qualifications
1 19 (7.76%) Degree
2 12 (4.90%) SC Cleared
2 12 (4.90%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.45%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (2.45%) DBS Check
4 5 (2.04%) CCNA
5 4 (1.63%) CISSP
6 3 (1.22%) CCIE
6 3 (1.22%) CCNP
6 3 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.82%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.82%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (0.82%) MCSE
7 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.82%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.41%) CISM
8 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.41%) MCP
8 1 (0.41%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 18 (7.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 17 (6.94%) COBIT
2 17 (6.94%) GDPR
3 10 (4.08%) SLA
4 8 (3.27%) QA
5 2 (0.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 30 (12.24%) Docker
2 22 (8.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (7.76%) Active Directory
4 12 (4.90%) Hyper-V
5 9 (3.67%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.22%) VMware NSX
6 3 (1.22%) vSphere
6 3 (1.22%) XenApp
6 3 (1.22%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.41%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 35 (14.29%) Ansible
2 21 (8.57%) Puppet
3 14 (5.71%) Terraform
4 13 (5.31%) Kubernetes
5 11 (4.49%) Kibana
6 10 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (3.67%) Oracle Identity Management
8 6 (2.45%) FortiGate
9 5 (2.04%) Data Guard
9 5 (2.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (1.22%) CA Spectrum
10 3 (1.22%) Cobbler
10 3 (1.22%) logstash
10 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (1.22%) Nagios
10 3 (1.22%) Pacemaker
10 3 (1.22%) SCCM
10 3 (1.22%) SCOM
10 3 (1.22%) Tivoli
10 3 (1.22%) vRealize
Vendors
1 87 (35.51%) Oracle
2 57 (23.27%) Microsoft
3 49 (20.00%) VMware
4 36 (14.69%) Cisco
5 21 (8.57%) Citrix
6 13 (5.31%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (4.08%) IBM
7 10 (4.08%) SAP
7 10 (4.08%) Zend
8 9 (3.67%) Sun
9 8 (3.27%) Dell
9 8 (3.27%) HP
10 6 (2.45%) WorldPay
11 5 (2.04%) CA
11 5 (2.04%) EMC
11 5 (2.04%) NetApp
12 4 (1.63%) F5
12 4 (1.63%) Juniper
12 4 (1.63%) Pegasus
12 4 (1.63%) Sage