Period
to 19 April 2018

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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > North West
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 103 78
Rank change year-on-year +6 -25 -11
Permanent jobs citing Unix 442 361 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.41% 2.92% 3.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.60% 13.00% 14.30%
Number of salaries quoted 304 261 317
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% -4.44%
10th Percentile £30,650 £25,500 £27,300
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% -

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 2,834 2,776 2,714
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.89% 22.45% 23.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2,236 2,286 2,222
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%

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 19 April 2018.

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 19 April 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
Cheshire +28 226 £47,500 +7.95% 7
Manchester -15 163 £55,000 +22.22% 28
Merseyside +11 40 £42,500 -3.41% 1
Lancashire -18 10 £35,000 +40.00% 3
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 North West region with a requirement for Unix.

1 290 (65.61%) Linux
2 210 (47.51%) SQL
3 197 (44.57%) Finance
4 183 (41.40%) Windows
5 130 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
6 129 (29.19%) Oracle
7 128 (28.96%) Java
8 90 (20.36%) DevOps
9 89 (20.14%) Amazon AWS
9 89 (20.14%) PHP
10 82 (18.55%) Banking
11 80 (18.10%) Continuous Integration
12 79 (17.87%) JavaScript
12 79 (17.87%) Python
12 79 (17.87%) Problem-Solving
13 77 (17.42%) SQL Server
14 70 (15.84%) Shell Script
15 64 (14.48%) Risk Management
15 64 (14.48%) Microsoft
16 63 (14.25%) HTML
16 63 (14.25%) Test Automation
17 58 (13.12%) MySQL
17 58 (13.12%) ITIL
18 57 (12.90%) Middleware
19 55 (12.44%) Wealth Management
20 54 (12.22%) WebSphere
21 53 (11.99%) MongoDB
22 52 (11.76%) Investment Banking
22 52 (11.76%) Ruby
23 51 (11.54%) Law

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 54 (12.22%) WebSphere
2 37 (8.37%) Apache
3 35 (7.92%) Tomcat
4 16 (3.62%) JBoss
5 13 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
6 12 (2.71%) nginx
7 11 (2.49%) SAS
7 11 (2.49%) WebLogic
8 10 (2.26%) Confluence
9 9 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.90%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.90%) NetWeaver
10 4 (0.90%) WordPress
11 3 (0.68%) CMS
11 3 (0.68%) Drupal
11 3 (0.68%) IIS
11 3 (0.68%) iPlanet
11 3 (0.68%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.68%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.45%) Resin
Applications
1 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.23%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.23%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.23%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (2.26%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.81%) Oracle 11i
2 8 (1.81%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (1.81%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.13%) Magento
4 4 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 89 (20.14%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (5.66%) GitHub
3 20 (4.52%) DigitalOcean
4 16 (3.62%) SaaS
5 11 (2.49%) PaaS
6 9 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (1.81%) IaaS
8 6 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (1.36%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (1.13%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (1.13%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.68%) Office 365
10 3 (0.68%) Serverless
11 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.23%) BlazeMeter
11 1 (0.23%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.23%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.62%) TCP/IP
2 14 (3.17%) Firewall
3 13 (2.94%) Internet
3 13 (2.94%) SAN
4 11 (2.49%) SSL
5 10 (2.26%) Ethernet
6 7 (1.58%) HTTP
7 6 (1.36%) BGP
7 6 (1.36%) OSPF
7 6 (1.36%) VPN
8 5 (1.13%) ICMP
8 5 (1.13%) MPLS
8 5 (1.13%) SSH
9 4 (0.90%) DNS
9 4 (0.90%) VoIP
10 2 (0.45%) DHCP
10 2 (0.45%) FTP
10 2 (0.45%) LAN
10 2 (0.45%) SNMP
10 2 (0.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (17.42%) SQL Server
2 58 (13.12%) MySQL
3 53 (11.99%) MongoDB
4 47 (10.63%) Oracle Database
5 29 (6.56%) PostgreSQL
6 20 (4.52%) DB2
6 20 (4.52%) Relational Database
7 19 (4.30%) Hadoop
8 13 (2.94%) NoSQL
9 12 (2.71%) GIS
10 11 (2.49%) Big Data
11 10 (2.26%) MariaDB
11 10 (2.26%) RDBMS
12 9 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
12 9 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (2.04%) Oracle Database 12c
12 9 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
13 8 (1.81%) Oracle Discoverer
14 7 (1.58%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 50 (11.31%) Git (software)
2 30 (6.79%) Jenkins
3 25 (5.66%) Subversion
4 20 (4.52%) PHPUnit
5 19 (4.30%) JIRA
6 12 (2.71%) Bitbucket
6 12 (2.71%) Selenium
7 8 (1.81%) Oracle Forms
8 7 (1.58%) CA Release Automation
8 7 (1.58%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (1.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (1.13%) GitLab
11 4 (0.90%) Jasmine
12 3 (0.68%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.68%) SOAtest
12 3 (0.68%) SonarQube
13 2 (0.45%) Gatling
13 2 (0.45%) gulp
13 2 (0.45%) JMeter
13 2 (0.45%) SoapUI
General
1 197 (44.57%) Finance
2 82 (18.55%) Banking
3 52 (11.76%) Investment Banking
4 51 (11.54%) Law
5 41 (9.28%) Retail
6 40 (9.05%) Advertising
7 15 (3.39%) Manufacturing
8 9 (2.04%) Retail Banking
9 8 (1.81%) Marketing
10 6 (1.36%) Games
10 6 (1.36%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.90%) Electronics
11 4 (0.90%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.90%) Publishing
12 2 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.45%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.45%) International Banking
13 1 (0.23%) Front Office
13 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 85 (19.23%) Developer
2 65 (14.71%) Applications Support
3 57 (12.90%) DevOps Engineer
4 48 (10.86%) Analyst
5 47 (10.63%) Linux Engineer
6 43 (9.73%) PHP Developer
7 42 (9.50%) Support Engineer
8 38 (8.60%) Applications Engineer
9 37 (8.37%) Linux Support
10 33 (7.47%) Applications Support Engineer
11 24 (5.43%) Architect
11 24 (5.43%) Linux Support Engineer
12 21 (4.75%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 20 (4.52%) DBA
13 20 (4.52%) MongoDB Developer
13 20 (4.52%) MySQL Developer
13 20 (4.52%) PHP MySQL Developer
14 19 (4.30%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 19 (4.30%) Software Developer
15 18 (4.07%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (14.25%) HTML
2 57 (12.90%) Middleware
3 48 (10.86%) Web Services
4 46 (10.41%) CSS
5 40 (9.05%) REST
6 37 (8.37%) Laravel
7 30 (6.79%) .NET
7 30 (6.79%) jQuery
8 27 (6.11%) RabbitMQ
8 27 (6.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 25 (5.66%) XML
10 22 (4.98%) AngularJS
10 22 (4.98%) Node.js
11 18 (4.07%) React
12 16 (3.62%) ASP.NET
13 15 (3.39%) JSON
14 12 (2.71%) LAMP
15 11 (2.49%) SOAP
16 9 (2.04%) LDAP
16 9 (2.04%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.60%) Linux Command Line
2 30 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.30%) Mainframe
4 18 (4.07%) Self-Motivation
5 17 (3.85%) Computer Science
6 15 (3.39%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.49%) Clustering
8 10 (2.26%) User Experience
9 7 (1.58%) Data Centre
10 6 (1.36%) DataPower
10 6 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.90%) Blog
11 4 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (0.90%) Life Science
11 4 (0.90%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.90%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.68%) Cyberattack
12 3 (0.68%) Marketing Technology
12 3 (0.68%) Mobile Computing
12 3 (0.68%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 290 (65.61%) Linux
2 183 (41.40%) Windows
3 50 (11.31%) AIX
4 42 (9.50%) Solaris
5 36 (8.14%) HPUX
6 23 (5.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (4.30%) Windows Server
8 8 (1.81%) CentOS
8 8 (1.81%) Debian
8 8 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.90%) Android
9 4 (0.90%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.90%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.68%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.45%) Kali Linux
11 2 (0.45%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (20.36%) DevOps
3 80 (18.10%) Continuous Integration
4 79 (17.87%) Problem-Solving
5 64 (14.48%) Risk Management
6 63 (14.25%) Test Automation
7 58 (13.12%) ITIL
8 55 (12.44%) Wealth Management
9 50 (11.31%) OO
10 48 (10.86%) Business Intelligence
11 43 (9.73%) Configuration Management
12 39 (8.82%) Open Source
13 37 (8.37%) MVC
14 35 (7.92%) Incident Management
14 35 (7.92%) Scrum
15 30 (6.79%) Information Security
16 29 (6.56%) Service Delivery
17 28 (6.33%) TDD
18 26 (5.88%) SDLC
19 25 (5.66%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 210 (47.51%) SQL
2 128 (28.96%) Java
3 89 (20.14%) PHP
4 79 (17.87%) JavaScript
4 79 (17.87%) Python
5 70 (15.84%) Shell Script
6 52 (11.76%) Ruby
7 49 (11.09%) Bash Shell
8 30 (6.79%) C#
9 29 (6.56%) PowerShell
10 27 (6.11%) Perl
11 25 (5.66%) C++
12 15 (3.39%) PL/SQL
13 13 (2.94%) Groovy
14 7 (1.58%) C
14 7 (1.58%) REXX
15 5 (1.13%) ES6
15 5 (1.13%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.13%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.90%) Go
Qualifications
1 18 (4.07%) Degree
2 13 (2.94%) AWS Certification
3 10 (2.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (2.26%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.36%) ISTQB
5 6 (1.36%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.13%) CCNA
6 5 (1.13%) CISSP
7 4 (0.90%) MCSA
7 4 (0.90%) MCSE
7 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.90%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.90%) Postgraduate
7 4 (0.90%) RHCT
8 3 (0.68%) CISM
8 3 (0.68%) PMP
9 2 (0.45%) GIAC
9 2 (0.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (2.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 10 (2.26%) SLA
4 8 (1.81%) QA
5 2 (0.45%) GCP
5 2 (0.45%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.23%) COBIT
6 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.23%) FIPS 140-2
6 1 (0.23%) GPG13
System Software
1 38 (8.60%) Docker
2 17 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.26%) Varnish
4 8 (1.81%) Active Directory
5 5 (1.13%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.13%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (0.90%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 4 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.45%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.23%) LXC
8 1 (0.23%) NFS
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Clusterware
8 1 (0.23%) Time Sharing Option
8 1 (0.23%) XenApp
8 1 (0.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 48 (10.86%) Opscode Chef
2 34 (7.69%) Puppet
3 26 (5.88%) Tivoli
4 25 (5.66%) Nagios
5 21 (4.75%) Ansible
6 16 (3.62%) SCOM
7 14 (3.17%) Netcool
8 12 (2.71%) Ganglia
9 10 (2.26%) Cobbler
9 10 (2.26%) Grafana
9 10 (2.26%) Graphite
9 10 (2.26%) HAProxy
10 9 (2.04%) BladeLogic
10 9 (2.04%) Terraform
11 7 (1.58%) CA Wily
11 7 (1.58%) Kubernetes
11 7 (1.58%) Packer
12 6 (1.36%) Tivoli Monitoring
13 5 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
14 4 (0.90%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 129 (29.19%) Oracle
2 64 (14.48%) Microsoft
3 32 (7.24%) HP
4 28 (6.33%) Red Hat
4 28 (6.33%) ServiceNow
5 27 (6.11%) IBM
6 21 (4.75%) New Relic
7 19 (4.30%) VMware
8 18 (4.07%) Google
9 17 (3.85%) Splunk
10 13 (2.94%) Cisco
11 12 (2.71%) Capita
11 12 (2.71%) SAP
12 11 (2.49%) Teradata
13 8 (1.81%) 3PAR
13 8 (1.81%) CA
13 8 (1.81%) Citrix
13 8 (1.81%) EnterpriseDB
13 8 (1.81%) Zend
14 7 (1.58%) Juniper