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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
England / North West
Rank 100 87 72
Rank change year-on-year -13 -15  
Permanent jobs citing Unix 170 169 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.80% 2.99% 3.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.14% 12.87% 14.63%
Number of salaries quoted 130 139 190
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,900 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 the North West with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1294 1313 1579
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 21.34% 23.24% 24.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1042 1086 1327
Median salary £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,350 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,500 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 3 months to 23 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
Manchester -10 113 £45,000 - 19
Cheshire +1 34 £44,000 +22.22% 4
Merseyside +3 15 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Lancashire +1 9 £25,000 -41.17%
Unix
England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 North West region with a requirement for Unix.

1 254 (69.97%) Linux
2 177 (48.76%) SQL
3 135 (37.19%) Oracle
4 119 (32.78%) Windows
5 92 (25.34%) Agile Software Development
6 82 (22.59%) Finance
7 81 (22.31%) Puppet
8 78 (21.49%) Shell Script
9 76 (20.94%) DevOps
10 73 (20.11%) Opscode Chef
11 69 (19.01%) Python
12 68 (18.73%) SQL Server
13 64 (17.63%) VMware
14 63 (17.36%) Red Hat
15 62 (17.08%) Continuous Integration
16 61 (16.80%) Configuration Management
16 61 (16.80%) Java
17 59 (16.25%) ITIL
18 57 (15.70%) Microsoft
19 52 (14.33%) Bash Shell
19 52 (14.33%) Ruby
20 51 (14.05%) Banking
21 49 (13.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 49 (13.50%) OpenStack
22 46 (12.67%) Solaris
23 45 (12.40%) Oracle Database
24 44 (12.12%) AIX
24 44 (12.12%) Management Information System
25 42 (11.57%) Windows Server
26 41 (11.29%) Analytical Skills

Unix
Top Related 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 49 (13.50%) OpenStack
2 28 (7.71%) CloudStack
3 26 (7.16%) JBoss
4 21 (5.79%) WebLogic
5 15 (4.13%) Tomcat
6 14 (3.86%) WebSphere
7 13 (3.58%) SharePoint
8 12 (3.31%) Apache
9 10 (2.75%) IIS
10 8 (2.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 7 (1.93%) Apache Spark
11 7 (1.93%) SAS
12 6 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (1.65%) MS Exchange
12 6 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (1.38%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (1.38%) Skype for Business
14 4 (1.10%) Oracle Service Bus
15 3 (0.83%) Confluence
Applications
1 26 (7.16%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.58%) MS Office
3 5 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.10%) Oracle 11i
2 4 (1.10%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.55%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.28%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 34 (9.37%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (6.06%) PaaS
3 17 (4.68%) IaaS
4 12 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (3.03%) OpenShift
6 6 (1.65%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (1.38%) Office 365
8 3 (0.83%) iPaaS
8 3 (0.83%) SaaS
9 2 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.55%) GitHub
10 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.28%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.28%) Sumo Logic
10 1 (0.28%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 36 (9.92%) SAN
2 32 (8.82%) Firewall
3 18 (4.96%) WAN
4 17 (4.68%) DNS
5 16 (4.41%) LAN
6 14 (3.86%) TCP/IP
7 12 (3.31%) VPN
8 10 (2.75%) DHCP
8 10 (2.75%) Internet
9 9 (2.48%) Network Security
10 7 (1.93%) HTTP
10 7 (1.93%) VoIP
11 6 (1.65%) SSL
12 5 (1.38%) Ethernet
12 5 (1.38%) Skype
13 4 (1.10%) FTP
13 4 (1.10%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (1.10%) IPv4
13 4 (1.10%) MPLS
13 4 (1.10%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (18.73%) SQL Server
2 45 (12.40%) Oracle Database
3 35 (9.64%) MySQL
4 19 (5.23%) Oracle Database 11g
5 18 (4.96%) Relational Database
6 17 (4.68%) Oracle Reports
7 15 (4.13%) Hadoop
8 13 (3.58%) GIS
9 10 (2.75%) Siebel EIM
10 9 (2.48%) Big Data
10 9 (2.48%) Oracle Database 12c
11 6 (1.65%) DB2
11 6 (1.65%) Informix
12 5 (1.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 5 (1.38%) Oracle ODI
13 4 (1.10%) MongoDB
14 3 (0.83%) Data Mining
14 3 (0.83%) NoSQL
14 3 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
15 2 (0.55%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 18 (4.96%) Jenkins
2 17 (4.68%) Git (software)
3 13 (3.58%) Subversion
4 7 (1.93%) Bitbucket
4 7 (1.93%) Visual Studio
5 5 (1.38%) JIRA
6 4 (1.10%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.83%) ClearCase
7 3 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.83%) Toad
8 2 (0.55%) Ant
8 2 (0.55%) Gradle
8 2 (0.55%) JUnit
8 2 (0.55%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.55%) Selenium
8 2 (0.55%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.55%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.28%) Hudson
9 1 (0.28%) The Grinder
General
1 82 (22.59%) Finance
2 51 (14.05%) Banking
3 18 (4.96%) Telecoms
4 15 (4.13%) Financial Institution
5 14 (3.86%) Corporate Banking
6 13 (3.58%) Marketing
7 9 (2.48%) Electronics
7 9 (2.48%) Manufacturing
8 8 (2.20%) Retail
9 6 (1.65%) Advertising
10 5 (1.38%) Back Office
11 3 (0.83%) French Language
11 3 (0.83%) Law
11 3 (0.83%) Legal
12 2 (0.55%) Billing
12 2 (0.55%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 55 (15.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 41 (11.29%) Developer
3 36 (9.92%) Analyst
4 33 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 33 (9.09%) Platform Engineer
5 30 (8.26%) Support Analyst
6 28 (7.71%) Administrator
7 24 (6.61%) Support Engineer
8 23 (6.34%) Linux Engineer
9 21 (5.79%) IT Support
9 21 (5.79%) Unix Engineer
10 16 (4.41%) Systems Administrator
11 15 (4.13%) Systems Engineer
12 14 (3.86%) DBA
13 13 (3.58%) Architect
13 13 (3.58%) Consultant
13 13 (3.58%) PHP Developer
13 13 (3.58%) SQL DBA
13 13 (3.58%) Unix Support
14 12 (3.31%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (7.71%) .NET
2 23 (6.34%) XML
3 21 (5.79%) Web Services
4 20 (5.51%) HTML
5 17 (4.68%) CSS
6 10 (2.75%) Middleware
7 7 (1.93%) ATL
8 6 (1.65%) Ajax
8 6 (1.65%) DCOM
8 6 (1.65%) RESTful
8 6 (1.65%) SOAP
8 6 (1.65%) XSD
9 5 (1.38%) J2EE
9 5 (1.38%) JMS
9 5 (1.38%) JSON
9 5 (1.38%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (1.10%) LAMP
10 4 (1.10%) MSMQ
10 4 (1.10%) POSIX
10 4 (1.10%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 44 (12.12%) Management Information System
2 41 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (9.92%) Clustering
4 26 (7.16%) Computer Science
5 17 (4.68%) iPad
6 16 (4.41%) Mainframe
7 14 (3.86%) Data Centre
8 11 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
9 8 (2.20%) Public Cloud
10 7 (1.93%) N-Tier
11 6 (1.65%) Blog
11 6 (1.65%) Mobile Computing
11 6 (1.65%) Private Cloud
11 6 (1.65%) Security Operations Centre
12 4 (1.10%) e-Health
12 4 (1.10%) NHS
12 4 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (0.83%) Handset
14 2 (0.55%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 254 (69.97%) Linux
2 119 (32.78%) Windows
3 49 (13.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 46 (12.67%) Solaris
5 44 (12.12%) AIX
6 42 (11.57%) Windows Server
7 28 (7.71%) HPUX
8 20 (5.51%) CentOS
9 13 (3.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (3.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (3.03%) Ubuntu
11 10 (2.75%) OpenVMS
12 8 (2.20%) Debian
12 8 (2.20%) Mac OS X
13 7 (1.93%) SUSE
14 6 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (1.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 3 (0.83%) Android
17 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (25.34%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (20.94%) DevOps
3 62 (17.08%) Continuous Integration
4 61 (16.80%) Configuration Management
5 59 (16.25%) ITIL
6 41 (11.29%) Scrum
7 38 (10.47%) Disaster Recovery
8 30 (8.26%) Information Security
8 30 (8.26%) Service Management
9 29 (7.99%) DSDM
9 29 (7.99%) Incident Management
9 29 (7.99%) RUP
10 25 (6.89%) Risk Management
10 25 (6.89%) Stakeholder Management
11 20 (5.51%) Performance Tuning
12 19 (5.23%) Open Source
13 18 (4.96%) Programme Management
13 18 (4.96%) Software Engineering
14 17 (4.68%) Migration
14 17 (4.68%) OO
Programming Languages
1 177 (48.76%) SQL
2 78 (21.49%) Shell Script
3 69 (19.01%) Python
4 61 (16.80%) Java
5 52 (14.33%) Bash Shell
5 52 (14.33%) Ruby
6 33 (9.09%) PowerShell
7 32 (8.82%) JavaScript
7 32 (8.82%) Perl
8 26 (7.16%) C++
9 24 (6.61%) PL/SQL
10 21 (5.79%) C#
11 16 (4.41%) PHP
12 6 (1.65%) C
13 4 (1.10%) Go
13 4 (1.10%) VB
14 3 (0.83%) ActionScript
14 3 (0.83%) Korn
14 3 (0.83%) sed
14 3 (0.83%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 36 (9.92%) Degree
2 25 (6.89%) SC Cleared
2 25 (6.89%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.93%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (1.93%) CISSP
4 5 (1.38%) CCNP
4 5 (1.38%) CISM
5 4 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.10%) JNCIP
6 3 (0.83%) CCNA
6 3 (0.83%) MCSE
6 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.55%) CISA
7 2 (0.55%) CREST Certified
7 2 (0.55%) JNCIA
7 2 (0.55%) NVQ Level 4
7 2 (0.55%) PhD
7 2 (0.55%) RHCE
7 2 (0.55%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.13%) SLA
2 8 (2.20%) ISO 9000
2 8 (2.20%) QA
3 6 (1.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 41 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 41 (11.29%) vSphere
2 31 (8.54%) Docker
3 28 (7.71%) Xen
3 28 (7.71%) XenServer
4 27 (7.44%) Active Directory
5 24 (6.61%) Hyper-V
6 14 (3.86%) PowerHA
7 4 (1.10%) vCloud
8 3 (0.83%) KVM
8 3 (0.83%) NFS
8 3 (0.83%) XenApp
9 2 (0.55%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.28%) Firmware
10 1 (0.28%) OpenSIPS
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.28%) zsh
Systems Management
1 81 (22.31%) Puppet
2 73 (20.11%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (9.92%) Tivoli
4 30 (8.26%) Ansible
4 30 (8.26%) Nagios
5 29 (7.99%) Cobbler
6 12 (3.31%) CFEngine
7 10 (2.75%) Packer
8 9 (2.48%) SCCM
8 9 (2.48%) SCOM
9 7 (1.93%) Ganglia
9 7 (1.93%) Netcool
9 7 (1.93%) OpenView
10 6 (1.65%) AirWatch
11 5 (1.38%) Nessus
11 5 (1.38%) Nmap
11 5 (1.38%) Terraform
12 4 (1.10%) Backup Exec
12 4 (1.10%) SCVMM
12 4 (1.10%) WSUS
Vendors
1 135 (37.19%) Oracle
2 64 (17.63%) VMware
3 63 (17.36%) Red Hat
4 57 (15.70%) Microsoft
5 28 (7.71%) Cisco
5 28 (7.71%) EnterpriseDB
6 26 (7.16%) HP
7 19 (5.23%) Citrix
8 16 (4.41%) Splunk
9 14 (3.86%) Veritas
10 12 (3.31%) IBM
10 12 (3.31%) NetApp
10 12 (3.31%) ServiceNow
10 12 (3.31%) Siebel
11 10 (2.75%) Informatica
12 9 (2.48%) SAP
13 7 (1.93%) AppDynamics
14 6 (1.65%) Google
14 6 (1.65%) Sun
15 5 (1.38%) Aquila
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Calibre Digital Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Webrecruit
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Isle of Man
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Avance Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Large Pension + Flexible Bonus's
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary - Please contact for details
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Cheshire Datasystems Limited
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £72000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 20 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net-Recruit.co.uk
Salary: £25,000 - £32,000 DOE
Posted: 23 days ago
Greater Manchester
onezeero.
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + generous pension and holidays
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 21 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + flexi time
Posted: 20 days ago
North West
JM
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
iKas International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 27 days ago