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 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England / North West
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 82 85
Rank change year-on-year -10 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Unix 193 183 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.05% 3.22% 3.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.25% 14.76% 14.26%
Number of salaries quoted 140 143 169
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,600 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £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 1457 1240 1494
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 23.03% 21.81% 23.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1198 1031 1226
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -13 125 £47,500 +9.19% 11
Cheshire -5 46 £41,500 +15.27% 5
Merseyside +1 17 £26,500 -11.66% 1
Lancashire -9 4 £25,000 -41.17%
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 242 (66.30%) Linux
2 190 (52.05%) SQL
3 129 (35.34%) Oracle
4 117 (32.05%) Windows
5 95 (26.03%) Puppet
6 94 (25.75%) Agile Software Development
7 90 (24.66%) DevOps
8 87 (23.84%) Opscode Chef
9 86 (23.56%) Shell Script
10 84 (23.01%) Finance
11 75 (20.55%) Python
12 71 (19.45%) SQL Server
13 69 (18.90%) Configuration Management
14 68 (18.63%) Continuous Integration
15 63 (17.26%) Red Hat
16 58 (15.89%) VMware
17 56 (15.34%) Ruby
18 55 (15.07%) Java
19 54 (14.79%) ITIL
20 53 (14.52%) Microsoft
21 51 (13.97%) OpenStack
22 48 (13.15%) Bash Shell
23 47 (12.88%) Solaris
24 46 (12.60%) Oracle Database
25 43 (11.78%) Scrum
26 42 (11.51%) Banking
26 42 (11.51%) Analytical Skills
26 42 (11.51%) Amazon AWS
27 40 (10.96%) Ansible
28 39 (10.68%) vSphere

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 51 (13.97%) OpenStack
2 30 (8.22%) CloudStack
3 23 (6.30%) JBoss
4 18 (4.93%) Tomcat
5 15 (4.11%) WebLogic
6 13 (3.56%) Apache
7 12 (3.29%) SharePoint
7 12 (3.29%) WebSphere
8 10 (2.74%) Apache Spark
8 10 (2.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (2.19%) IIS
10 7 (1.92%) Oracle Workflow
11 6 (1.64%) Confluence
11 6 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (1.64%) MS Exchange
11 6 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (1.37%) SAS
12 5 (1.37%) Skype for Business
13 3 (0.82%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 11 (3.01%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (2.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.37%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.10%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (1.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (0.82%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.27%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.27%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 42 (11.51%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (6.03%) PaaS
3 18 (4.93%) IaaS
4 16 (4.38%) OpenShift
5 13 (3.56%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (2.19%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.10%) Office 365
8 3 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.82%) iPaaS
8 3 (0.82%) SaaS
9 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.27%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.27%) GitHub
9 1 (0.27%) Sumo Logic
9 1 (0.27%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 33 (9.04%) SAN
2 27 (7.40%) Firewall
3 22 (6.03%) WAN
4 19 (5.21%) LAN
5 13 (3.56%) DNS
6 11 (3.01%) HTTP
7 10 (2.74%) Internet
7 10 (2.74%) VPN
8 9 (2.47%) Network Security
8 9 (2.47%) VoIP
9 8 (2.19%) TCP/IP
10 6 (1.64%) DHCP
10 6 (1.64%) MPLS
11 5 (1.37%) Skype
12 4 (1.10%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (1.10%) LDAP
12 4 (1.10%) SNMP
12 4 (1.10%) Softswitch
12 4 (1.10%) SSL
12 4 (1.10%) VoWiFi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (19.45%) SQL Server
2 46 (12.60%) Oracle Database
3 30 (8.22%) MySQL
4 25 (6.85%) Relational Database
5 18 (4.93%) Hadoop
5 18 (4.93%) Oracle Database 11g
5 18 (4.93%) Oracle Reports
6 11 (3.01%) Big Data
7 8 (2.19%) Oracle Database 12c
8 7 (1.92%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 7 (1.92%) Oracle ODI
9 5 (1.37%) DB2
9 5 (1.37%) Informix
9 5 (1.37%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (1.37%) Siebel EIM
10 4 (1.10%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.82%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (4.38%) Git (software)
1 16 (4.38%) Jenkins
2 12 (3.29%) JIRA
2 12 (3.29%) Subversion
3 8 (2.19%) Bitbucket
4 7 (1.92%) Visual Studio
5 5 (1.37%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (1.37%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.10%) Toad
7 3 (0.82%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.55%) Ant
8 2 (0.55%) Selenium
8 2 (0.55%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.27%) Hudson
9 1 (0.27%) JDeveloper
9 1 (0.27%) JUnit
9 1 (0.27%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.27%) Vagrant
General
1 84 (23.01%) Finance
2 42 (11.51%) Banking
3 20 (5.48%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.56%) Corporate Banking
4 13 (3.56%) Financial Institution
4 13 (3.56%) Manufacturing
4 13 (3.56%) Marketing
5 10 (2.74%) Electronics
6 7 (1.92%) Retail
7 6 (1.64%) Advertising
7 6 (1.64%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.10%) Back Office
8 4 (1.10%) Billing
9 3 (0.82%) French Language
9 3 (0.82%) Law
9 3 (0.82%) Legal
10 1 (0.27%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 61 (16.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 43 (11.78%) Analyst
3 41 (11.23%) Platform Engineer
4 36 (9.86%) Developer
5 35 (9.59%) Applications Support
6 33 (9.04%) Support Engineer
7 32 (8.77%) Support Analyst
8 31 (8.49%) Administrator
9 26 (7.12%) IT Support
10 21 (5.75%) Linux Engineer
11 20 (5.48%) Unix Engineer
12 19 (5.21%) Systems Administrator
13 18 (4.93%) Architect
14 16 (4.38%) Cloud Architect
14 16 (4.38%) Consultant
15 15 (4.11%) IT Engineer
15 15 (4.11%) IT Support Engineer
16 14 (3.84%) Linux Administrator
16 14 (3.84%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 13 (3.56%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (7.40%) .NET
2 21 (5.75%) Web Services
3 20 (5.48%) XML
4 19 (5.21%) HTML
5 16 (4.38%) CSS
5 16 (4.38%) Middleware
6 9 (2.47%) RabbitMQ
7 8 (2.19%) MSMQ
8 7 (1.92%) ATL
8 7 (1.92%) SOAP
9 6 (1.64%) Ajax
9 6 (1.64%) DCOM
9 6 (1.64%) REST
9 6 (1.64%) XSD
10 5 (1.37%) JSON
11 4 (1.10%) J2EE
11 4 (1.10%) JMS
11 4 (1.10%) Oracle Fusion
11 4 (1.10%) POSIX
11 4 (1.10%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 42 (11.51%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (10.68%) Clustering
3 36 (9.86%) Management Information System
4 19 (5.21%) Computer Science
5 15 (4.11%) Mainframe
6 13 (3.56%) Data Centre
6 13 (3.56%) iPad
7 12 (3.29%) Public Cloud
8 11 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.92%) N-Tier
10 6 (1.64%) Blog
10 6 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
10 6 (1.64%) Mobile Computing
11 5 (1.37%) Private Cloud
11 5 (1.37%) Security Operations Centre
12 4 (1.10%) e-Health
12 4 (1.10%) Handset
12 4 (1.10%) NHS
12 4 (1.10%) Smartphone
12 4 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 242 (66.30%) Linux
2 117 (32.05%) Windows
3 47 (12.88%) Solaris
4 39 (10.68%) AIX
5 35 (9.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 35 (9.59%) Windows Server
6 21 (5.75%) HPUX
7 19 (5.21%) CentOS
8 16 (4.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (4.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (3.29%) Ubuntu
10 10 (2.74%) OpenVMS
11 9 (2.47%) Mac OS X
12 7 (1.92%) Debian
12 7 (1.92%) SUSE
13 6 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (1.37%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 4 (1.10%) Android
16 2 (0.55%) Apple iOS
17 1 (0.27%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (25.75%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (24.66%) DevOps
3 69 (18.90%) Configuration Management
4 68 (18.63%) Continuous Integration
5 54 (14.79%) ITIL
6 43 (11.78%) Scrum
7 34 (9.32%) Risk Management
8 32 (8.77%) Incident Management
9 31 (8.49%) DSDM
9 31 (8.49%) RUP
10 30 (8.22%) Service Management
11 26 (7.12%) Disaster Recovery
12 25 (6.85%) Open Source
13 23 (6.30%) Stakeholder Management
14 22 (6.03%) Performance Tuning
15 21 (5.75%) Change Management
16 19 (5.21%) Business Intelligence
16 19 (5.21%) Software Engineering
17 18 (4.93%) Information Security
17 18 (4.93%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 190 (52.05%) SQL
2 86 (23.56%) Shell Script
3 75 (20.55%) Python
4 56 (15.34%) Ruby
5 55 (15.07%) Java
6 48 (13.15%) Bash Shell
7 36 (9.86%) Perl
8 24 (6.58%) JavaScript
9 22 (6.03%) PowerShell
10 21 (5.75%) PL/SQL
11 20 (5.48%) C++
12 14 (3.84%) C#
13 13 (3.56%) PHP
14 8 (2.19%) Go
14 8 (2.19%) VB
15 6 (1.64%) Korn
16 4 (1.10%) C
17 3 (0.82%) ActionScript
17 3 (0.82%) AWK
17 3 (0.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (9.59%) Degree
2 15 (4.11%) SC Cleared
2 15 (4.11%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.92%) CISSP
4 6 (1.64%) CCNP
4 6 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (1.64%) JNCIP
5 5 (1.37%) CISM
6 4 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.10%) MCSE
6 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.82%) CISA
7 3 (0.82%) ISEB
7 3 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.55%) CEH
8 2 (0.55%) MCSA
8 2 (0.55%) NVQ Level 4
8 2 (0.55%) RHCE
8 2 (0.55%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.38%) SLA
2 8 (2.19%) ISO 9000
3 7 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.92%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.92%) QA
4 6 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 39 (10.68%) vSphere
2 36 (9.86%) Docker
3 35 (9.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (8.22%) Xen
4 30 (8.22%) XenServer
5 26 (7.12%) Active Directory
6 22 (6.03%) Hyper-V
7 16 (4.38%) PowerHA
8 3 (0.82%) KVM
8 3 (0.82%) NFS
8 3 (0.82%) XenApp
9 2 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.27%) OpenSIPS
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.27%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.27%) zsh
Systems Management
1 95 (26.03%) Puppet
2 87 (23.84%) Opscode Chef
3 40 (10.96%) Ansible
4 38 (10.41%) Tivoli
5 33 (9.04%) Nagios
6 31 (8.49%) Cobbler
7 14 (3.84%) CFEngine
8 10 (2.74%) Netcool
9 9 (2.47%) Kubernetes
9 9 (2.47%) Packer
9 9 (2.47%) SCCM
10 8 (2.19%) Mesos
10 8 (2.19%) SCOM
11 7 (1.92%) Ganglia
11 7 (1.92%) OpenView
12 6 (1.64%) AirWatch
12 6 (1.64%) Terraform
13 4 (1.10%) Graphite
13 4 (1.10%) Kibana
13 4 (1.10%) logstash
Vendors
1 129 (35.34%) Oracle
2 63 (17.26%) Red Hat
3 58 (15.89%) VMware
4 53 (14.52%) Microsoft
5 30 (8.22%) EnterpriseDB
6 27 (7.40%) Cisco
7 20 (5.48%) HP
8 16 (4.38%) Citrix
8 16 (4.38%) Veritas
9 15 (4.11%) IBM
10 12 (3.29%) NetApp
10 12 (3.29%) SAP
11 10 (2.74%) AppDynamics
12 8 (2.19%) Google
12 8 (2.19%) Sun
13 7 (1.92%) Siebel
14 5 (1.37%) CA
14 5 (1.37%) Dell
14 5 (1.37%) Informatica
14 5 (1.37%) Symantec
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Cloud Computing International
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent Bens
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Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 26 days ago
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Aquila Heywood
Posted: 17 days ago
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People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £72000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
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Cheshire Datasystems Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
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