Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > North West
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 80 85
Rank change year-on-year -73 +5 -21
Permanent jobs citing Unix 253 493 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.16% 3.73% 3.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.77% 16.54% 15.20%
Number of salaries quoted 165 366 292
North West median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +18.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £28,250 £30,875 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,950 £64,625 £55,000
England median annual salary £57,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.64% +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 2,590 2,980 2,803
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.11% 22.52% 22.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2,056 2,370 2,333
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 16 November 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 16 November 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 -31 103 £42,500 -10.53% 13
Manchester -96 84 £50,000 +7.53% 26
Merseyside +28 52 £32,500 -38.10% 8
Lancashire +14 8 £40,000 +18.52% 8
Cumbria - 3 £47,000 - 1
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 162 (64.03%) Linux
2 108 (42.69%) SQL
3 102 (40.32%) Windows
4 67 (26.48%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (24.90%) Amazon AWS
6 62 (24.51%) Oracle
6 62 (24.51%) SQL Server
7 58 (22.92%) Java
8 50 (19.76%) ITIL
8 50 (19.76%) Continuous Integration
9 49 (19.37%) Finance
9 49 (19.37%) DevOps
10 45 (17.79%) Python
10 45 (17.79%) Opscode Chef
11 44 (17.39%) Banking
12 43 (17.00%) PHP
13 42 (16.60%) Web Services
14 41 (16.21%) MySQL
15 40 (15.81%) JavaScript
15 40 (15.81%) XML
16 38 (15.02%) Problem-Solving
17 35 (13.83%) Test Automation
18 34 (13.44%) HTML
18 34 (13.44%) Law
18 34 (13.44%) Risk Management
19 30 (11.86%) GitHub
20 29 (11.46%) CSS
20 29 (11.46%) Jenkins
20 29 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
21 28 (11.07%) Configuration Management

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 25 (9.88%) WebSphere
2 20 (7.91%) Tomcat
3 18 (7.11%) WebLogic
4 17 (6.72%) JBoss
5 15 (5.93%) IIS
6 14 (5.53%) nginx
7 7 (2.77%) Apache
7 7 (2.77%) Liferay
8 4 (1.58%) Apache Spark
8 4 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.58%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.19%) CloudStack
9 3 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (1.19%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (0.79%) CICS
10 2 (0.79%) Confluence
10 2 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.79%) OpenEdge
10 2 (0.79%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (0.79%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (5.14%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.98%) Magento
2 4 (1.58%) Relativity
3 2 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.40%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 63 (24.90%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (11.86%) GitHub
3 20 (7.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (3.16%) DigitalOcean
5 5 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.19%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.79%) IaaS
7 2 (0.79%) PaaS
7 2 (0.79%) SaaS
8 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.40%) Azure Functions
8 1 (0.40%) Office 365
8 1 (0.40%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.91%) Firewall
2 14 (5.53%) HTTP
3 13 (5.14%) TCP/IP
4 12 (4.74%) Network Security
5 11 (4.35%) SSH
6 9 (3.56%) SAN
6 9 (3.56%) WAN
7 8 (3.16%) LAN
8 7 (2.77%) Internet
9 6 (2.37%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (2.37%) Sourcefire
10 5 (1.98%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (1.98%) SSL
10 5 (1.98%) VLAN
11 4 (1.58%) DNS
11 4 (1.58%) NetScaler
11 4 (1.58%) SMTP
12 3 (1.19%) BGP
12 3 (1.19%) OSPF
12 3 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (24.51%) SQL Server
2 41 (16.21%) MySQL
3 25 (9.88%) MongoDB
4 22 (8.70%) MariaDB
5 10 (3.95%) Oracle Database
6 9 (3.56%) Big Data
6 9 (3.56%) DB2
6 9 (3.56%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.77%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (1.98%) Apache Hive
8 5 (1.98%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.98%) MS Access
8 5 (1.98%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.58%) Spark SQL
10 3 (1.19%) DB2 UDB
10 3 (1.19%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 29 (11.46%) Jenkins
2 28 (11.07%) Git (software)
3 20 (7.91%) JIRA
3 20 (7.91%) PHPUnit
4 16 (6.32%) Selenium
5 15 (5.93%) Cucumber
6 13 (5.14%) Bitbucket
6 13 (5.14%) Subversion
7 9 (3.56%) JMeter
8 7 (2.77%) TeamCity
9 5 (1.98%) Gradle
10 4 (1.58%) HP UFT
10 4 (1.58%) SoapUI
11 3 (1.19%) Bugzilla
11 3 (1.19%) LoadRunner
11 3 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (0.79%) CircleCI
12 2 (0.79%) ClearCase
12 2 (0.79%) Codeship
12 2 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 49 (19.37%) Finance
2 44 (17.39%) Banking
3 34 (13.44%) Law
4 27 (10.67%) Investment Banking
5 24 (9.49%) Retail
6 8 (3.16%) Retail Banking
7 7 (2.77%) Legal
8 5 (1.98%) Publishing
9 4 (1.58%) Marketing
10 3 (1.19%) Games
11 2 (0.79%) Automotive
11 2 (0.79%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.79%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.40%) Advertising
12 1 (0.40%) Billing
12 1 (0.40%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 46 (18.18%) Developer
2 41 (16.21%) Analyst
3 36 (14.23%) DevOps Engineer
4 31 (12.25%) PHP Developer
5 21 (8.30%) Administrator
5 21 (8.30%) Applications Support
6 19 (7.51%) Linux Engineer
7 18 (7.11%) Support Engineer
8 17 (6.72%) AWS Engineer
9 14 (5.53%) AWS DevOps
9 14 (5.53%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 14 (5.53%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 14 (5.53%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 13 (5.14%) Infrastructure Manager
11 11 (4.35%) Applications Engineer
11 11 (4.35%) Applications Support Engineer
11 11 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
11 11 (4.35%) Support Analyst
12 10 (3.95%) Backend Developer
12 10 (3.95%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (16.60%) Web Services
2 40 (15.81%) XML
3 34 (13.44%) HTML
4 29 (11.46%) CSS
5 21 (8.30%) jQuery
6 19 (7.51%) JSON
6 19 (7.51%) REST
6 19 (7.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 18 (7.11%) Laravel
7 18 (7.11%) RabbitMQ
8 14 (5.53%) Gherkin
8 14 (5.53%) J2EE
9 11 (4.35%) SOAP
10 9 (3.56%) .NET
10 9 (3.56%) Ajax
11 5 (1.98%) AngularJS
11 5 (1.98%) Regular Expression
12 4 (1.58%) HTML5
12 4 (1.58%) Spark Streaming
12 4 (1.58%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (8.30%) Linux Command Line
3 14 (5.53%) Mainframe
4 13 (5.14%) Clustering
4 13 (5.14%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.77%) APACS
6 6 (2.37%) Blog
6 6 (2.37%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.37%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (1.98%) Fintech
8 4 (1.58%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (1.58%) IBM Mainframe
8 4 (1.58%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.58%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (1.58%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.19%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 3 (1.19%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.19%) User Experience
9 3 (1.19%) VSAM
10 2 (0.79%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 162 (64.03%) Linux
2 102 (40.32%) Windows
3 18 (7.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (7.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (6.32%) Solaris
4 16 (6.32%) Windows Server
5 15 (5.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (5.14%) AIX
7 6 (2.37%) CentOS
8 5 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.19%) Android
9 3 (1.19%) HPUX
9 3 (1.19%) SUSE
10 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.40%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (26.48%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (19.76%) Continuous Integration
2 50 (19.76%) ITIL
3 49 (19.37%) DevOps
4 38 (15.02%) Problem-Solving
5 35 (13.83%) Test Automation
6 34 (13.44%) Risk Management
7 28 (11.07%) Configuration Management
8 27 (10.67%) OO
8 27 (10.67%) Wealth Management
9 26 (10.28%) Scrum
10 25 (9.88%) Deployment Automation
11 22 (8.70%) E-Commerce
11 22 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
12 21 (8.30%) Collaborative Working
12 21 (8.30%) Open Source
12 21 (8.30%) Project Management
13 20 (7.91%) Business Intelligence
13 20 (7.91%) Process Improvement
13 20 (7.91%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 108 (42.69%) SQL
2 58 (22.92%) Java
3 45 (17.79%) Python
4 43 (17.00%) PHP
5 40 (15.81%) JavaScript
6 22 (8.70%) Perl
7 21 (8.30%) Bash Shell
7 21 (8.30%) Ruby
8 17 (6.72%) Shell Script
9 15 (5.93%) PL/SQL
10 11 (4.35%) PowerShell
11 6 (2.37%) Scala
12 4 (1.58%) C#
13 3 (1.19%) Assembly Language
13 3 (1.19%) C++
13 3 (1.19%) COBOL
13 3 (1.19%) JCL
13 3 (1.19%) REXX
13 3 (1.19%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (7.51%) Degree
2 15 (5.93%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.95%) AWS Certification
3 10 (3.95%) GIAC
4 9 (3.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (3.56%) ISEB
4 9 (3.56%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.77%) GCFA
5 7 (2.77%) GCFE
5 7 (2.77%) GREM
5 7 (2.77%) ISTQB
5 7 (2.77%) SANS
6 6 (2.37%) CISSP
7 5 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.58%) CCNA
8 4 (1.58%) CCNP
8 4 (1.58%) EnCE
8 4 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.19%) CCIE
9 3 (1.19%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.56%) SLA
2 5 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.98%) QA
3 4 (1.58%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 3 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 27 (10.67%) Docker
2 17 (6.72%) Active Directory
3 16 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.37%) Snort
4 6 (2.37%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.58%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.58%) vSphere
5 4 (1.58%) XenApp
5 4 (1.58%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.19%) Firmware
6 3 (1.19%) PowerHA
6 3 (1.19%) Xen
6 3 (1.19%) XenServer
7 2 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.40%) HDFS
8 1 (0.40%) NFS
8 1 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 45 (17.79%) Opscode Chef
2 28 (11.07%) Puppet
3 15 (5.93%) Ansible
4 11 (4.35%) Nagios
4 11 (4.35%) Packer
5 7 (2.77%) Terraform
6 6 (2.37%) SCOM
7 4 (1.58%) CFEngine
7 4 (1.58%) Cobbler
7 4 (1.58%) EnCase
7 4 (1.58%) FTK
7 4 (1.58%) Oozie
8 3 (1.19%) Kubernetes
8 3 (1.19%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.79%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.79%) Ganglia
9 2 (0.79%) Grafana
9 2 (0.79%) Netcool
9 2 (0.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.79%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 62 (24.51%) Oracle
2 24 (9.49%) Red Hat
3 23 (9.09%) VMware
4 19 (7.51%) New Relic
5 18 (7.11%) Microsoft
6 12 (4.74%) Cisco
6 12 (4.74%) Splunk
7 10 (3.95%) IBM
8 9 (3.56%) Aquila
9 8 (3.16%) EMC
9 8 (3.16%) NetApp
10 6 (2.37%) Sun
11 5 (1.98%) Ab Initio
12 4 (1.58%) CA Agile Central
12 4 (1.58%) Google
12 4 (1.58%) Hortonworks
12 4 (1.58%) HP
12 4 (1.58%) Nuix
12 4 (1.58%) Tableau
12 4 (1.58%) Talend