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

Unix
England / North West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 80 94
Rank change year-on-year -7 +14  
Permanent jobs citing Unix 238 186 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.47% 3.31% 2.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.62% 14.89% 13.05%
Number of salaries quoted 176 130 143
Median salary £48,750 £38,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.62% -9.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £26,500 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £48,200 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22%  

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 1628 1249 1441
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 23.71% 22.22% 22.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1346 1033 1182
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,550 £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 June 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 June 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 -6 156 £52,500 +31.25% 25
Cheshire +6 70 £43,750 +25.00% 13
Merseyside -15 8 £37,000 -1.33% 5
Lancashire -12 2 £46,250 -3.64%
Cumbria -2 1 - -
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 235 (57.18%) Linux
2 206 (50.12%) SQL
3 131 (31.87%) Windows
4 129 (31.39%) Puppet
5 120 (29.20%) DevOps
5 120 (29.20%) Finance
6 116 (28.22%) Agile Software Development
7 115 (27.98%) Python
7 115 (27.98%) Oracle
8 111 (27.01%) Shell Script
8 111 (27.01%) Opscode Chef
9 90 (21.90%) Java
10 85 (20.68%) SQL Server
11 80 (19.46%) Configuration Management
12 73 (17.76%) Continuous Integration
13 66 (16.06%) Ansible
14 65 (15.82%) Amazon AWS
15 57 (13.87%) Open Source
16 55 (13.38%) Red Hat
17 53 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
17 53 (12.90%) Ruby
18 51 (12.41%) Degree
18 51 (12.41%) .NET
18 51 (12.41%) Relational Database
19 50 (12.17%) Hadoop
20 49 (11.92%) Telecoms
21 47 (11.44%) Scrum
21 47 (11.44%) Bash Shell
22 46 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
22 46 (11.19%) OpenStack

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 46 (11.19%) OpenStack
2 29 (7.06%) CloudStack
3 27 (6.57%) Apache Spark
4 25 (6.08%) Apache
5 21 (5.11%) JBoss
5 21 (5.11%) Tomcat
6 19 (4.62%) WebSphere
7 17 (4.14%) WebLogic
8 14 (3.41%) SAS
9 10 (2.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 9 (2.19%) nginx
11 7 (1.70%) Oracle Workflow
12 6 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (1.22%) Confluence
13 5 (1.22%) IIS
13 5 (1.22%) MS Exchange
13 5 (1.22%) SharePoint
14 4 (0.97%) GlassFish
14 4 (0.97%) IBM HTTP Server
14 4 (0.97%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 7 (1.70%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 34 (8.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.46%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (1.46%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (0.73%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.24%) BASE24
6 1 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.24%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.24%) Magento
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.24%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 65 (15.82%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (8.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (8.27%) Google Cloud Platform
4 16 (3.89%) OpenShift
5 9 (2.19%) PaaS
6 8 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (1.70%) GitHub
7 7 (1.70%) IaaS
8 4 (0.97%) Google App Engine
9 3 (0.73%) SaaS
10 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.24%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.24%) iPaaS
10 1 (0.24%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 38 (9.25%) Firewall
2 21 (5.11%) LAN
3 19 (4.62%) WAN
4 18 (4.38%) MPLS
5 17 (4.14%) HTTP
6 15 (3.65%) VPN
7 13 (3.16%) Ethernet
7 13 (3.16%) Internet
8 12 (2.92%) TCP/IP
9 11 (2.68%) BGP
9 11 (2.68%) DNS
9 11 (2.68%) OSPF
9 11 (2.68%) VoIP
10 10 (2.43%) Broadband
10 10 (2.43%) SAN
11 8 (1.95%) L2TP
12 7 (1.70%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (1.70%) IPsec
12 7 (1.70%) IPv4
12 7 (1.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (20.68%) SQL Server
2 51 (12.41%) Relational Database
3 50 (12.17%) Hadoop
4 45 (10.95%) Big Data
5 44 (10.71%) MySQL
6 32 (7.79%) Oracle Database
7 14 (3.41%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (2.43%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (2.43%) Oracle Reports
9 9 (2.19%) Oracle ODI
10 8 (1.95%) MongoDB
11 7 (1.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 6 (1.46%) DB2
12 6 (1.46%) GIS
13 5 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.22%) Oracle Database 12c
13 5 (1.22%) Siebel EIM
13 5 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (0.97%) NoSQL
14 4 (0.97%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 25 (6.08%) Git (software)
2 24 (5.84%) Jenkins
3 18 (4.38%) JIRA
4 12 (2.92%) Subversion
5 11 (2.68%) Bitbucket
6 6 (1.46%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (1.46%) Visual Studio
7 5 (1.22%) PHPUnit
7 5 (1.22%) TeamCity
7 5 (1.22%) Toad
7 5 (1.22%) Vagrant
8 4 (0.97%) ClearCase
8 4 (0.97%) Codeception
8 4 (0.97%) JUnit
9 2 (0.49%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.24%) GoCD
10 1 (0.24%) Gradle
10 1 (0.24%) gulp
10 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 120 (29.20%) Finance
2 49 (11.92%) Telecoms
3 40 (9.73%) Manufacturing
4 38 (9.25%) Banking
4 38 (9.25%) Marketing
5 35 (8.52%) Electronics
6 16 (3.89%) Retail
7 13 (3.16%) Corporate Banking
8 9 (2.19%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.46%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.97%) Advertising
10 4 (0.97%) Billing
10 4 (0.97%) Law
11 1 (0.24%) French Language
11 1 (0.24%) Legal
11 1 (0.24%) Local Government
11 1 (0.24%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 73 (17.76%) DevOps Engineer
2 55 (13.38%) Developer
3 42 (10.22%) Analyst
4 39 (9.49%) Platform Engineer
5 32 (7.79%) Administrator
6 30 (7.30%) Architect
6 30 (7.30%) Cloud Architect
7 29 (7.06%) Applications Support
8 28 (6.81%) Support Engineer
9 27 (6.57%) Systems Administrator
10 24 (5.84%) Linux Administrator
10 24 (5.84%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 24 (5.84%) Support Analyst
11 23 (5.60%) Lead DevOps
12 22 (5.35%) DevOps Architect
13 20 (4.87%) PHP Developer
14 19 (4.62%) Software Engineer
15 17 (4.14%) Consultant
15 17 (4.14%) IT Support
16 16 (3.89%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (12.41%) .NET
2 33 (8.03%) HTML
3 30 (7.30%) CSS
4 24 (5.84%) RabbitMQ
5 23 (5.60%) Web Services
5 23 (5.60%) XML
6 22 (5.35%) MSMQ
7 21 (5.11%) Middleware
8 16 (3.89%) LAMP
9 12 (2.92%) JSON
10 11 (2.68%) jQuery
10 11 (2.68%) SOAP
11 9 (2.19%) HTML5
11 9 (2.19%) RESTful
12 8 (1.95%) Laravel
12 8 (1.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (1.70%) Ajax
13 7 (1.70%) AngularJS
13 7 (1.70%) Symfony
14 6 (1.46%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 46 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (9.00%) Public Cloud
3 30 (7.30%) Management Information System
4 23 (5.60%) Clustering
5 17 (4.14%) iPad
6 13 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (2.92%) Computer Science
8 10 (2.43%) Linux Command Line
8 10 (2.43%) Mainframe
9 9 (2.19%) Blog
10 8 (1.95%) Contactless
11 6 (1.46%) Data Centre
11 6 (1.46%) Handset
11 6 (1.46%) N-Tier
12 5 (1.22%) Private Cloud
13 4 (0.97%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.97%) Mobile Computing
13 4 (0.97%) Security Operations Centre
13 4 (0.97%) Smartphone
13 4 (0.97%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 235 (57.18%) Linux
2 131 (31.87%) Windows
3 31 (7.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (6.81%) AIX
5 24 (5.84%) Solaris
6 20 (4.87%) Windows Server
7 15 (3.65%) HPUX
8 14 (3.41%) CentOS
8 14 (3.41%) Ubuntu
9 9 (2.19%) Mac OS X
10 8 (1.95%) SUSE
10 8 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (1.46%) Debian
12 5 (1.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 4 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.49%) Android
14 2 (0.49%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.49%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (29.20%) DevOps
2 116 (28.22%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (19.46%) Configuration Management
4 73 (17.76%) Continuous Integration
5 57 (13.87%) Open Source
6 53 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
7 47 (11.44%) Scrum
8 41 (9.98%) ITIL
9 38 (9.25%) Risk Management
10 36 (8.76%) Analytics
11 35 (8.52%) Programme Management
12 34 (8.27%) Digital Marketing
12 34 (8.27%) Machine Learning
12 34 (8.27%) Software Engineering
13 30 (7.30%) DSDM
13 30 (7.30%) RUP
13 30 (7.30%) Stakeholder Management
14 29 (7.06%) OO
15 23 (5.60%) Incident Management
16 22 (5.35%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 206 (50.12%) SQL
2 115 (27.98%) Python
3 111 (27.01%) Shell Script
4 90 (21.90%) Java
5 53 (12.90%) Ruby
6 47 (11.44%) Bash Shell
7 42 (10.22%) C++
8 39 (9.49%) JavaScript
9 35 (8.52%) Go
10 31 (7.54%) Perl
11 25 (6.08%) PHP
12 22 (5.35%) PL/SQL
13 11 (2.68%) C#
14 10 (2.43%) C
15 9 (2.19%) Korn
16 6 (1.46%) PowerShell
16 6 (1.46%) VB
17 5 (1.22%) T-SQL
17 5 (1.22%) TypeScript
18 4 (0.97%) Jython
Qualifications
1 51 (12.41%) Degree
2 18 (4.38%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (3.65%) CCNP
4 14 (3.41%) JNCIP
5 9 (2.19%) SC Cleared
5 9 (2.19%) Security Cleared
6 8 (1.95%) CISSP
7 7 (1.70%) ISEB
8 6 (1.46%) CISM
9 5 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.97%) CISA
10 4 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.73%) CCNA
11 3 (0.73%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.49%) CEH
12 2 (0.49%) HND
12 2 (0.49%) MCSA
12 2 (0.49%) MCSE
12 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.49%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (2.68%) PCI DSS
2 9 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 8 (1.95%) SLA
4 7 (1.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (1.46%) ISO 9000
5 6 (1.46%) QA
6 4 (0.97%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.97%) GCP
System Software
1 43 (10.46%) Docker
2 34 (8.27%) vSphere
3 29 (7.06%) Xen
3 29 (7.06%) XenServer
4 20 (4.87%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (3.65%) Active Directory
6 10 (2.43%) Hyper-V
6 10 (2.43%) PowerHA
7 3 (0.73%) HDFS
7 3 (0.73%) KVM
7 3 (0.73%) NFS
8 2 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.24%) OpenSIPS
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.24%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.24%) Samba
9 1 (0.24%) XenApp
9 1 (0.24%) zsh
Systems Management
1 129 (31.39%) Puppet
2 111 (27.01%) Opscode Chef
3 66 (16.06%) Ansible
4 32 (7.79%) Tivoli
5 30 (7.30%) Cobbler
6 22 (5.35%) Mesos
7 21 (5.11%) Nagios
8 16 (3.89%) Kubernetes
9 11 (2.68%) Packer
10 10 (2.43%) CFEngine
11 9 (2.19%) FortiGate
12 7 (1.70%) Ganglia
12 7 (1.70%) Netcool
13 6 (1.46%) Cacti
13 6 (1.46%) SolarWinds Orion
13 6 (1.46%) Terraform
14 5 (1.22%) CA Wily
15 4 (0.97%) Capistrano
15 4 (0.97%) Kibana
15 4 (0.97%) logstash
Vendors
1 115 (27.98%) Oracle
2 55 (13.38%) Red Hat
3 42 (10.22%) SAP
4 37 (9.00%) VMware
5 34 (8.27%) Microsoft
6 32 (7.79%) Google
7 29 (7.06%) Cisco
7 29 (7.06%) EnterpriseDB
8 20 (4.87%) IBM
9 14 (3.41%) Juniper
10 10 (2.43%) AppDynamics
10 10 (2.43%) HP
10 10 (2.43%) Veritas
11 9 (2.19%) Ericsson
11 9 (2.19%) Informatica
11 9 (2.19%) Teradata
12 7 (1.70%) SolarWinds
12 7 (1.70%) Sun
12 7 (1.70%) Tableau
13 6 (1.46%) GENBAND
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