Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > North West
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 92 85
Rank change year-on-year -36 -7 +4
Permanent jobs citing Unix 318 432 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.54% 3.29% 3.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.12% 14.45% 15.43%
Number of salaries quoted 211 326 298
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £69,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +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 2,623 2,990 2,528
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.98% 22.80% 21.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2,090 2,451 2,093
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £22,225 £23,000 £22,300
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 +9 146 £40,500 -10.00% 10
Manchester -69 118 £47,500 - 35
Merseyside +28 41 £51,500 -6.36% 4
Lancashire +9 10 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Cumbria -7 1 - -
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 204 (64.15%) Linux
2 155 (48.74%) SQL
3 107 (33.65%) Windows
4 98 (30.82%) Finance
5 85 (26.73%) Agile Software Development
6 84 (26.42%) Oracle
7 77 (24.21%) PHP
8 73 (22.96%) Amazon AWS
9 72 (22.64%) SQL Server
10 67 (21.07%) JavaScript
11 65 (20.44%) MySQL
12 61 (19.18%) Problem-Solving
13 59 (18.55%) Continuous Integration
14 57 (17.92%) Test Automation
14 57 (17.92%) HTML
15 56 (17.61%) Java
16 53 (16.67%) DevOps
17 51 (16.04%) Python
18 45 (14.15%) CSS
18 45 (14.15%) Shell Script
19 43 (13.52%) Banking
20 41 (12.89%) MongoDB
21 40 (12.58%) Git (software)
21 40 (12.58%) OO
22 39 (12.26%) Web Services
23 38 (11.95%) ITIL
24 37 (11.64%) Risk Management
25 36 (11.32%) Law
25 36 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
25 36 (11.32%) Ruby

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 28 (8.81%) Apache
2 21 (6.60%) WebSphere
3 20 (6.29%) Tomcat
4 12 (3.77%) JBoss
4 12 (3.77%) SAS
5 11 (3.46%) WebLogic
6 10 (3.14%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (2.83%) nginx
8 7 (2.20%) OpenEdge
9 4 (1.26%) Confluence
10 3 (0.94%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.94%) Oracle Application Server
10 3 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.94%) Resin
10 3 (0.94%) WebLogic Portal
10 3 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.63%) IIS
11 2 (0.63%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (1.57%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (3.46%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (2.20%) Magento
3 4 (1.26%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (1.26%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (1.26%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 73 (22.96%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (10.69%) GitHub
3 22 (6.92%) DigitalOcean
4 13 (4.09%) SaaS
5 11 (3.46%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (2.83%) PaaS
7 6 (1.89%) IaaS
8 4 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.63%) Office 365
11 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.31%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.31%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (0.31%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.03%) SAN
2 11 (3.46%) Firewall
3 9 (2.83%) TCP/IP
4 8 (2.52%) Internet
4 8 (2.52%) Network Security
4 8 (2.52%) SSL
5 7 (2.20%) LAN
5 7 (2.20%) NAS
5 7 (2.20%) WAN
6 5 (1.57%) DNS
6 5 (1.57%) HTTP
7 4 (1.26%) VPN
8 3 (0.94%) VoIP
9 2 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.63%) DMZ
9 2 (0.63%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.63%) FTP
9 2 (0.63%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.63%) SNMP
9 2 (0.63%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (22.64%) SQL Server
2 65 (20.44%) MySQL
3 41 (12.89%) MongoDB
4 26 (8.18%) Oracle Database
5 18 (5.66%) Relational Database
6 15 (4.72%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (3.46%) Big Data
8 10 (3.14%) RDBMS
9 9 (2.83%) DB2
9 9 (2.83%) Hadoop
9 9 (2.83%) MariaDB
9 9 (2.83%) NoSQL
9 9 (2.83%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (2.20%) Oracle Database 12c
12 6 (1.89%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 6 (1.89%) SAS EBI
12 6 (1.89%) SAS Visual Analytics
12 6 (1.89%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 40 (12.58%) Git (software)
2 29 (9.12%) Subversion
3 23 (7.23%) PHPUnit
4 15 (4.72%) Jenkins
5 11 (3.46%) JIRA
6 7 (2.20%) Selenium
7 6 (1.89%) CA Release Automation
8 4 (1.26%) Bitbucket
8 4 (1.26%) Jasmine
8 4 (1.26%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (1.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (0.94%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.94%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.63%) GitLab
10 2 (0.63%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.63%) SonarQube
10 2 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.31%) ERwin
11 1 (0.31%) HP UFT
11 1 (0.31%) JMeter
General
1 98 (30.82%) Finance
2 43 (13.52%) Banking
3 36 (11.32%) Law
4 35 (11.01%) Retail
5 31 (9.75%) Investment Banking
6 12 (3.77%) Advertising
7 9 (2.83%) Games
7 9 (2.83%) Manufacturing
8 8 (2.52%) Marketing
9 4 (1.26%) Publishing
9 4 (1.26%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.63%) Automotive
10 2 (0.63%) Electronics
10 2 (0.63%) Legal
10 2 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.63%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.31%) Billing
11 1 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.31%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 88 (27.67%) Developer
2 47 (14.78%) PHP Developer
3 37 (11.64%) Analyst
4 35 (11.01%) Linux Engineer
5 29 (9.12%) Applications Support
5 29 (9.12%) DevOps Engineer
6 26 (8.18%) Support Engineer
7 24 (7.55%) Administrator
8 22 (6.92%) MySQL Developer
8 22 (6.92%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 21 (6.60%) Applications Engineer
10 18 (5.66%) Cloud Engineer
11 17 (5.35%) AWS Engineer
11 17 (5.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 16 (5.03%) Applications Support Engineer
12 16 (5.03%) AWS DevOps
12 16 (5.03%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 16 (5.03%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 15 (4.72%) Consultant
13 15 (4.72%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (17.92%) HTML
2 45 (14.15%) CSS
3 39 (12.26%) Web Services
4 36 (11.32%) Laravel
5 33 (10.38%) REST
6 32 (10.06%) XML
7 28 (8.81%) jQuery
7 28 (8.81%) RabbitMQ
8 27 (8.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 22 (6.92%) .NET
9 22 (6.92%) JSON
10 19 (5.97%) Middleware
11 16 (5.03%) AngularJS
12 14 (4.40%) React
13 12 (3.77%) Node.js
14 9 (2.83%) Ajax
14 9 (2.83%) Kafka
15 8 (2.52%) Spring
15 8 (2.52%) Spring Boot
15 8 (2.52%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.75%) Linux Command Line
2 19 (5.97%) Computer Science
3 18 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (5.35%) Mainframe
5 11 (3.46%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.46%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (3.14%) Clustering
7 7 (2.20%) Blog
8 5 (1.57%) Cyberthreat
8 5 (1.57%) User Experience
9 4 (1.26%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 4 (1.26%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.26%) DataPower
9 4 (1.26%) Life Science
9 4 (1.26%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.94%) IBM Mainframe
11 2 (0.63%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 204 (64.15%) Linux
2 107 (33.65%) Windows
3 33 (10.38%) AIX
4 32 (10.06%) Solaris
5 25 (7.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (7.23%) HPUX
7 15 (4.72%) Windows Server
8 13 (4.09%) CentOS
9 8 (2.52%) Debian
9 8 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.94%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.63%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.31%) Android
13 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.31%) Fedora
13 1 (0.31%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (26.73%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (19.18%) Problem-Solving
3 59 (18.55%) Continuous Integration
4 57 (17.92%) Test Automation
5 53 (16.67%) DevOps
6 40 (12.58%) OO
7 38 (11.95%) ITIL
8 37 (11.64%) Risk Management
9 36 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
10 31 (9.75%) Wealth Management
11 28 (8.81%) MVC
12 26 (8.18%) Configuration Management
12 26 (8.18%) Deployment Automation
12 26 (8.18%) Open Source
13 24 (7.55%) Collaborative Working
14 23 (7.23%) Dependency Injection
14 23 (7.23%) Process Improvement
15 20 (6.29%) Mentoring
15 20 (6.29%) Performance Tuning
16 18 (5.66%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 155 (48.74%) SQL
2 77 (24.21%) PHP
3 67 (21.07%) JavaScript
4 56 (17.61%) Java
5 51 (16.04%) Python
6 45 (14.15%) Shell Script
7 36 (11.32%) Ruby
8 33 (10.38%) Bash Shell
9 25 (7.86%) Perl
10 22 (6.92%) PL/SQL
11 14 (4.40%) PowerShell
12 12 (3.77%) C++
13 11 (3.46%) C#
14 9 (2.83%) Groovy
15 7 (2.20%) Progress 4GL
15 7 (2.20%) T-SQL
16 5 (1.57%) VB.NET
17 4 (1.26%) Assembly Language
17 4 (1.26%) ES6
17 4 (1.26%) REXX
Qualifications
1 22 (6.92%) Degree
1 22 (6.92%) Security Cleared
2 15 (4.72%) AWS Certification
3 14 (4.40%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (3.77%) SC Cleared
5 8 (2.52%) CISSP
6 6 (1.89%) MCSE
6 6 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.26%) CISA
7 4 (1.26%) GCFA
7 4 (1.26%) GCFE
7 4 (1.26%) GREM
7 4 (1.26%) MCSA
8 3 (0.94%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.63%) CCNA
9 2 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.63%) GCIH
9 2 (0.63%) GIAC
9 2 (0.63%) ISEB
9 2 (0.63%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (2.83%) SLA
2 2 (0.63%) GCP
2 2 (0.63%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.63%) QA
3 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 17 (5.35%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.40%) Docker
3 8 (2.52%) Varnish
3 8 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.26%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.94%) Firmware
6 3 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.94%) XenServer
7 2 (0.63%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 2 (0.63%) vSphere
7 2 (0.63%) XenApp
7 2 (0.63%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.31%) Snort
8 1 (0.31%) Time Sharing Option
8 1 (0.31%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.31%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (7.55%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (5.35%) Ansible
2 17 (5.35%) Nagios
2 17 (5.35%) Puppet
3 9 (2.83%) Grafana
3 9 (2.83%) SCOM
4 8 (2.52%) Graphite
4 8 (2.52%) HAProxy
4 8 (2.52%) Tivoli
5 6 (1.89%) BladeLogic
6 5 (1.57%) Ganglia
6 5 (1.57%) Netcool
7 4 (1.26%) CA Wily
7 4 (1.26%) Kibana
7 4 (1.26%) logstash
7 4 (1.26%) Terraform
7 4 (1.26%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 3 (0.94%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (0.94%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 84 (26.42%) Oracle
2 32 (10.06%) Microsoft
3 29 (9.12%) Red Hat
4 24 (7.55%) New Relic
5 17 (5.35%) IBM
6 13 (4.09%) HP
7 11 (3.46%) VMware
8 9 (2.83%) Sun
9 8 (2.52%) Capita
9 8 (2.52%) EMC
9 8 (2.52%) NetApp
9 8 (2.52%) Splunk
9 8 (2.52%) Tableau
10 7 (2.20%) Cisco
10 7 (2.20%) Progress
10 7 (2.20%) SAP
11 6 (1.89%) ServiceNow
12 5 (1.57%) Atlassian
12 5 (1.57%) CA
13 4 (1.26%) Zend