Period
to 21 January 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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > North West
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 138 84 101
Rank change year-on-year -54 +17 -31
Permanent jobs citing Unix 258 489 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.45% 3.89% 3.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.62% 16.69% 13.91%
Number of salaries quoted 190 357 261
North West median annual salary £44,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.32% +11.76% -1.16%
10th Percentile £30,450 £32,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 2,429 2,930 2,740
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 23.02% 23.33% 22.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,940 2,304 2,273
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,100 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 January 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 January 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
Cheshire -25 96 £53,350 +12.32% 6
Manchester -80 88 £50,000 - 23
Merseyside +17 54 £37,500 -28.57% 1
Lancashire +12 14 £60,000 +81.82% 5
Cumbria - 2 £47,000 - 1
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 150 (58.14%) Linux
2 119 (46.12%) Windows
3 82 (31.78%) SQL
4 69 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (23.64%) Java
6 58 (22.48%) Amazon AWS
7 56 (21.71%) DevOps
8 51 (19.77%) Continuous Integration
9 49 (18.99%) Opscode Chef
9 49 (18.99%) Web Services
9 49 (18.99%) Python
9 49 (18.99%) Finance
10 47 (18.22%) ITIL
11 46 (17.83%) Oracle
12 44 (17.05%) Jenkins
13 41 (15.89%) SQL Server
13 41 (15.89%) Banking
14 39 (15.12%) XML
15 38 (14.73%) Configuration Management
16 36 (13.95%) PHP
16 36 (13.95%) Docker
17 35 (13.57%) Git (software)
17 35 (13.57%) MySQL
17 35 (13.57%) E-Commerce
18 34 (13.18%) Information Security
19 33 (12.79%) Firewall
19 33 (12.79%) JavaScript
19 33 (12.79%) JIRA
20 32 (12.40%) Puppet
21 30 (11.63%) VMware

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 27 (10.47%) Tomcat
2 24 (9.30%) WebSphere
3 20 (7.75%) IIS
4 17 (6.59%) JBoss
4 17 (6.59%) nginx
5 16 (6.20%) WebLogic
6 15 (5.81%) Apache
7 7 (2.71%) Liferay
8 6 (2.33%) Jetty
9 5 (1.94%) Confluence
10 4 (1.55%) Apache Spark
10 4 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.55%) OpenStack
11 3 (1.16%) CloudStack
12 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.78%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.39%) CICS
13 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (3.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (3.49%) osCommerce
1 9 (3.49%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (1.55%) Relativity
3 2 (0.78%) Magento
4 1 (0.39%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 58 (22.48%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (10.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (6.59%) GitHub
4 15 (5.81%) Google Cloud Platform
5 12 (4.65%) PaaS
6 11 (4.26%) IaaS
6 11 (4.26%) SaaS
7 5 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.94%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.39%) Azure Functions
8 1 (0.39%) Office 365
8 1 (0.39%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 33 (12.79%) Firewall
2 28 (10.85%) Network Security
3 27 (10.47%) Intrusion Detection
4 25 (9.69%) TCP/IP
5 24 (9.30%) HTTP
5 24 (9.30%) Sourcefire
6 16 (6.20%) WAN
7 14 (5.43%) DNS
8 13 (5.04%) Internet
9 12 (4.65%) LAN
9 12 (4.65%) SMTP
10 11 (4.26%) SSH
11 10 (3.88%) Cisco IOS
11 10 (3.88%) SSL
12 9 (3.49%) VLAN
13 8 (3.10%) BGP
13 8 (3.10%) BIG-IP
13 8 (3.10%) DMVPN
13 8 (3.10%) OSPF
13 8 (3.10%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (15.89%) SQL Server
2 35 (13.57%) MySQL
3 23 (8.91%) MariaDB
4 16 (6.20%) MongoDB
5 11 (4.26%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.71%) DB2
6 7 (2.71%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (2.33%) Big Data
7 6 (2.33%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.94%) MS Access
8 5 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.55%) Apache Hive
9 4 (1.55%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.55%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.55%) Spark SQL
10 3 (1.16%) DB2 UDB
11 2 (0.78%) Ingres
12 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.39%) QlikView
12 1 (0.39%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 44 (17.05%) Jenkins
2 35 (13.57%) Git (software)
3 33 (12.79%) JIRA
4 23 (8.91%) TeamCity
5 21 (8.14%) Selenium
6 20 (7.75%) Cucumber
7 17 (6.59%) Subversion
8 13 (5.04%) Bitbucket
9 11 (4.26%) CircleCI
9 11 (4.26%) Codeship
9 11 (4.26%) PHPUnit
10 9 (3.49%) Bugzilla
10 9 (3.49%) Gradle
10 9 (3.49%) HP UFT
10 9 (3.49%) SoapUI
11 8 (3.10%) JMeter
12 6 (2.33%) Maven
13 4 (1.55%) ClearCase
14 3 (1.16%) Ant
14 3 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 49 (18.99%) Finance
2 41 (15.89%) Banking
3 27 (10.47%) Retail
4 22 (8.53%) Law
5 20 (7.75%) Investment Banking
6 8 (3.10%) Retail Banking
7 5 (1.94%) Legal
8 2 (0.78%) Advertising
8 2 (0.78%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.78%) Electronics
8 2 (0.78%) Publishing
8 2 (0.78%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.39%) Automotive
9 1 (0.39%) Games
9 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (17.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 36 (13.95%) Developer
3 31 (12.02%) Analyst
4 27 (10.47%) Linux Engineer
4 27 (10.47%) PHP Developer
5 24 (9.30%) AWS Engineer
5 24 (9.30%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 24 (9.30%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 22 (8.53%) AWS DevOps
6 22 (8.53%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 22 (8.53%) Security Engineer
7 17 (6.59%) Applications Support
8 16 (6.20%) Support Engineer
9 14 (5.43%) Malware Engineer
10 13 (5.04%) Network Engineer
11 12 (4.65%) Infrastructure Manager
12 11 (4.26%) Applications Support Engineer
12 11 (4.26%) Architect
12 11 (4.26%) Technical Support
12 11 (4.26%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (18.99%) Web Services
2 39 (15.12%) XML
3 29 (11.24%) HTML
4 26 (10.08%) CSS
5 23 (8.91%) SOAP
6 20 (7.75%) Gherkin
7 19 (7.36%) jQuery
7 19 (7.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 18 (6.98%) REST
9 17 (6.59%) Ajax
10 16 (6.20%) J2EE
11 13 (5.04%) JSON
12 10 (3.88%) CSS3
12 10 (3.88%) HTML5
12 10 (3.88%) Laravel
13 9 (3.49%) RabbitMQ
13 9 (3.49%) RESTful
14 7 (2.71%) Spring
15 6 (2.33%) Middleware
16 4 (1.55%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.20%) Public Cloud
3 15 (5.81%) Data Centre
3 15 (5.81%) Mainframe
4 13 (5.04%) Clustering
5 12 (4.65%) Linux Command Line
6 9 (3.49%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.71%) APACS
8 6 (2.33%) Blog
9 5 (1.94%) Fintech
10 4 (1.55%) CESG
10 4 (1.55%) PKI
10 4 (1.55%) Security Operations Centre
10 4 (1.55%) Smart Meter
10 4 (1.55%) Smartphone
11 3 (1.16%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (1.16%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.78%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.78%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 150 (58.14%) Linux
2 119 (46.12%) Windows
3 15 (5.81%) AIX
4 14 (5.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (5.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (3.10%) Windows Server
7 6 (2.33%) Solaris
8 3 (1.16%) CentOS
8 3 (1.16%) SUSE
9 2 (0.78%) Android
10 1 (0.39%) Debian
10 1 (0.39%) Fedora
10 1 (0.39%) HPUX
10 1 (0.39%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (21.71%) DevOps
3 51 (19.77%) Continuous Integration
4 47 (18.22%) ITIL
5 38 (14.73%) Configuration Management
6 35 (13.57%) E-Commerce
7 34 (13.18%) Information Security
8 29 (11.24%) Problem-Solving
8 29 (11.24%) Test Automation
9 28 (10.85%) Risk Management
10 26 (10.08%) Scrum
11 25 (9.69%) Deployment Automation
11 25 (9.69%) Threat Analysis
12 24 (9.30%) Anomaly Detection
12 24 (9.30%) Attack Monitoring
12 24 (9.30%) Malware Detection/Protection
13 22 (8.53%) Project Management
13 22 (8.53%) SDLC
14 21 (8.14%) Load Balancing
15 20 (7.75%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (31.78%) SQL
2 61 (23.64%) Java
3 49 (18.99%) Python
4 36 (13.95%) PHP
5 33 (12.79%) JavaScript
6 30 (11.63%) Bash Shell
7 27 (10.47%) Perl
8 20 (7.75%) Ruby
9 16 (6.20%) Shell Script
10 13 (5.04%) PowerShell
11 8 (3.10%) PL/SQL
12 6 (2.33%) Scala
13 4 (1.55%) C++
13 4 (1.55%) R
14 2 (0.78%) JCL
14 2 (0.78%) PHP 5
14 2 (0.78%) VB
14 2 (0.78%) VBA
15 1 (0.39%) REXX
15 1 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (10.85%) GIAC
2 24 (9.30%) SANS
3 22 (8.53%) Degree
4 17 (6.59%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (3.88%) AWS Certification
6 9 (3.49%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 9 (3.49%) CCSP
6 9 (3.49%) CISSP
7 8 (3.10%) CCIE
7 8 (3.10%) CCNA
7 8 (3.10%) CCNP
7 8 (3.10%) ISEB
8 7 (2.71%) ISTQB
9 5 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (1.55%) CEH
10 4 (1.55%) CESG Certified Professional
10 4 (1.55%) EnCE
10 4 (1.55%) GCFE
10 4 (1.55%) GREM
10 4 (1.55%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.88%) QA
2 9 (3.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 6 (2.33%) SLA
5 4 (1.55%) PCI DSS
6 3 (1.16%) GDPR
6 3 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 36 (13.95%) Docker
2 24 (9.30%) Snort
3 19 (7.36%) PowerHA
3 19 (7.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (4.26%) Active Directory
5 9 (3.49%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.16%) vSphere
7 2 (0.78%) HDFS
7 2 (0.78%) Varnish
7 2 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.78%) Xen
7 2 (0.78%) XenApp
7 2 (0.78%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.78%) XenServer
8 1 (0.39%) Firmware
8 1 (0.39%) KVM
8 1 (0.39%) NFS
8 1 (0.39%) Time Sharing Option
8 1 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 49 (18.99%) Opscode Chef
2 32 (12.40%) Puppet
3 22 (8.53%) Ansible
4 15 (5.81%) Kubernetes
5 12 (4.65%) CFEngine
5 12 (4.65%) Nagios
6 9 (3.49%) Packer
7 4 (1.55%) EnCase
7 4 (1.55%) FTK
7 4 (1.55%) Oozie
7 4 (1.55%) SCOM
7 4 (1.55%) Terraform
8 3 (1.16%) Cobbler
9 2 (0.78%) Ganglia
9 2 (0.78%) Grafana
9 2 (0.78%) Graphite
9 2 (0.78%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.78%) Netcool
9 2 (0.78%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 46 (17.83%) Oracle
2 30 (11.63%) VMware
3 23 (8.91%) IBM
4 20 (7.75%) Cisco
4 20 (7.75%) Red Hat
5 19 (7.36%) Microsoft
6 16 (6.20%) Google
7 13 (5.04%) Atlassian
8 12 (4.65%) Splunk
9 11 (4.26%) CA Agile Central
10 10 (3.88%) New Relic
11 8 (3.10%) Aquila
11 8 (3.10%) CheckPoint
11 8 (3.10%) F5
11 8 (3.10%) Intel
11 8 (3.10%) Meraki
12 4 (1.55%) Ab Initio
12 4 (1.55%) Hortonworks
12 4 (1.55%) Nuix
12 4 (1.55%) Remedy