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

Unix
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 80 95
Rank change year-on-year -2 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Unix 239 185 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.49% 3.30% 2.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.81% 14.91% 13.07%
Number of salaries quoted 181 134 144
Median salary £50,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,750 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £52,125 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44%  

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 1614 1241 1438
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 23.57% 22.13% 22.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2802 2284 2971
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 3 months to 28 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 28 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 -3 156 £52,500 +31.25% 22
Cheshire +4 71 £45,000 +28.57% 13
Merseyside -9 8 £60,000 +57.89% 5
Lancashire -15 2 £46,250 -3.64%
Cumbria 0 1 - -
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 (56.76%) Linux
2 206 (49.76%) SQL
3 132 (31.88%) Windows
4 129 (31.16%) Puppet
5 120 (28.99%) DevOps
5 120 (28.99%) Finance
6 117 (28.26%) Python
7 115 (27.78%) Oracle
7 115 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
8 113 (27.29%) Shell Script
9 111 (26.81%) Opscode Chef
10 91 (21.98%) Java
11 86 (20.77%) SQL Server
12 80 (19.32%) Configuration Management
13 73 (17.63%) Continuous Integration
14 66 (15.94%) Ansible
15 65 (15.70%) Amazon AWS
16 57 (13.77%) Open Source
17 55 (13.29%) Red Hat
17 55 (13.29%) Ruby
18 53 (12.80%) Business Intelligence
18 53 (12.80%) Relational Database
19 51 (12.32%) .NET
19 51 (12.32%) Telecoms
20 50 (12.08%) Degree
20 50 (12.08%) Hadoop
21 47 (11.35%) Bash Shell
21 47 (11.35%) Scrum
22 46 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
22 46 (11.11%) 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 (11.11%) OpenStack
2 29 (7.00%) CloudStack
3 27 (6.52%) Apache Spark
4 25 (6.04%) Apache
5 21 (5.07%) Tomcat
6 20 (4.83%) JBoss
7 18 (4.35%) WebSphere
8 16 (3.86%) WebLogic
9 14 (3.38%) SAS
10 10 (2.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 9 (2.17%) nginx
12 7 (1.69%) Oracle Workflow
13 6 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
14 5 (1.21%) Confluence
14 5 (1.21%) IIS
14 5 (1.21%) MS Exchange
14 5 (1.21%) SharePoint
15 4 (0.97%) Apache Solr
15 4 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
15 4 (0.97%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 7 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 34 (8.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.45%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.48%) 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 (15.70%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (8.21%) Google Cloud Platform
4 16 (3.86%) OpenShift
5 9 (2.17%) PaaS
6 8 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (1.69%) GitHub
7 7 (1.69%) IaaS
8 4 (0.97%) Google App Engine
9 3 (0.72%) 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 (9.18%) Firewall
2 21 (5.07%) LAN
3 19 (4.59%) HTTP
3 19 (4.59%) WAN
4 18 (4.35%) MPLS
5 15 (3.62%) VPN
6 13 (3.14%) Ethernet
6 13 (3.14%) Internet
7 12 (2.90%) TCP/IP
8 11 (2.66%) BGP
8 11 (2.66%) DNS
8 11 (2.66%) OSPF
8 11 (2.66%) VoIP
9 10 (2.42%) Broadband
9 10 (2.42%) SAN
10 8 (1.93%) L2TP
11 7 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (1.69%) IPsec
11 7 (1.69%) IPv4
11 7 (1.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (20.77%) SQL Server
2 53 (12.80%) Relational Database
3 50 (12.08%) Hadoop
4 45 (10.87%) Big Data
5 44 (10.63%) MySQL
6 33 (7.97%) Oracle Database
7 14 (3.38%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (2.66%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (2.66%) Oracle Reports
9 9 (2.17%) Oracle ODI
10 8 (1.93%) MongoDB
11 7 (1.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 6 (1.45%) GIS
12 6 (1.45%) Oracle Database 12c
13 5 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.21%) DB2
13 5 (1.21%) Siebel EIM
13 5 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (0.97%) NoSQL
14 4 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 25 (6.04%) Git (software)
2 24 (5.80%) Jenkins
3 18 (4.35%) JIRA
4 11 (2.66%) Bitbucket
4 11 (2.66%) Subversion
5 6 (1.45%) JUnit
5 6 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (1.45%) Visual Studio
6 5 (1.21%) PHPUnit
6 5 (1.21%) TeamCity
6 5 (1.21%) Toad
6 5 (1.21%) Vagrant
7 4 (0.97%) Codeception
8 3 (0.72%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.48%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.24%) Bundler
10 1 (0.24%) Burp Suite
10 1 (0.24%) gulp
10 1 (0.24%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 120 (28.99%) Finance
2 51 (12.32%) Telecoms
3 40 (9.66%) Manufacturing
4 38 (9.18%) Banking
4 38 (9.18%) Marketing
5 35 (8.45%) Electronics
6 16 (3.86%) Retail
7 13 (3.14%) Corporate Banking
8 9 (2.17%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.45%) Investment Banking
10 5 (1.21%) Law
11 4 (0.97%) Advertising
11 4 (0.97%) Billing
12 1 (0.24%) French Language
12 1 (0.24%) Legal
12 1 (0.24%) Local Government
12 1 (0.24%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 73 (17.63%) DevOps Engineer
2 57 (13.77%) Developer
3 42 (10.14%) Analyst
4 39 (9.42%) Platform Engineer
5 32 (7.73%) Administrator
6 30 (7.25%) Architect
6 30 (7.25%) Cloud Architect
7 29 (7.00%) Applications Support
8 28 (6.76%) Support Engineer
9 27 (6.52%) Systems Administrator
10 24 (5.80%) Linux Administrator
10 24 (5.80%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 24 (5.80%) Support Analyst
11 23 (5.56%) Lead DevOps
12 22 (5.31%) DevOps Architect
13 20 (4.83%) PHP Developer
14 18 (4.35%) Software Engineer
15 17 (4.11%) Consultant
15 17 (4.11%) IT Support
16 16 (3.86%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (12.32%) .NET
2 33 (7.97%) HTML
3 30 (7.25%) CSS
4 24 (5.80%) RabbitMQ
4 24 (5.80%) Web Services
4 24 (5.80%) XML
5 22 (5.31%) MSMQ
6 21 (5.07%) Middleware
7 16 (3.86%) LAMP
8 14 (3.38%) JSON
9 13 (3.14%) SOAP
10 11 (2.66%) jQuery
11 9 (2.17%) HTML5
11 9 (2.17%) RESTful
12 8 (1.93%) Laravel
12 8 (1.93%) REST
12 8 (1.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (1.69%) Ajax
13 7 (1.69%) AngularJS
13 7 (1.69%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 46 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (8.94%) Public Cloud
3 29 (7.00%) Management Information System
4 23 (5.56%) Clustering
5 17 (4.11%) iPad
6 13 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (3.14%) Linux Command Line
7 12 (2.90%) Computer Science
8 9 (2.17%) Blog
8 9 (2.17%) Contactless
8 9 (2.17%) Mainframe
9 6 (1.45%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.45%) Handset
9 6 (1.45%) N-Tier
10 5 (1.21%) Private Cloud
11 4 (0.97%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.97%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.97%) Mobile Computing
11 4 (0.97%) Smartphone
11 4 (0.97%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 235 (56.76%) Linux
2 132 (31.88%) Windows
3 31 (7.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (6.76%) AIX
5 24 (5.80%) Solaris
6 20 (4.83%) Windows Server
7 15 (3.62%) HPUX
8 14 (3.38%) CentOS
8 14 (3.38%) Ubuntu
9 9 (2.17%) Mac OS X
10 8 (1.93%) SUSE
10 8 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (1.45%) Debian
12 5 (1.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 4 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.48%) Android
14 2 (0.48%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.48%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (28.99%) DevOps
2 115 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (19.32%) Configuration Management
4 73 (17.63%) Continuous Integration
5 57 (13.77%) Open Source
6 53 (12.80%) Business Intelligence
7 47 (11.35%) Scrum
8 41 (9.90%) ITIL
9 37 (8.94%) Risk Management
10 36 (8.70%) Analytics
11 35 (8.45%) Programme Management
12 34 (8.21%) Digital Marketing
12 34 (8.21%) Machine Learning
13 33 (7.97%) Software Engineering
14 30 (7.25%) DSDM
14 30 (7.25%) RUP
15 29 (7.00%) OO
15 29 (7.00%) Stakeholder Management
16 23 (5.56%) Incident Management
17 22 (5.31%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 206 (49.76%) SQL
2 117 (28.26%) Python
3 113 (27.29%) Shell Script
4 91 (21.98%) Java
5 55 (13.29%) Ruby
6 47 (11.35%) Bash Shell
7 42 (10.14%) C++
8 38 (9.18%) JavaScript
9 35 (8.45%) Go
10 31 (7.49%) Perl
11 25 (6.04%) PHP
12 21 (5.07%) PL/SQL
13 11 (2.66%) C
13 11 (2.66%) C#
14 9 (2.17%) Korn
15 6 (1.45%) PowerShell
15 6 (1.45%) VB
16 5 (1.21%) T-SQL
16 5 (1.21%) TypeScript
17 4 (0.97%) Jython
Qualifications
1 50 (12.08%) Degree
2 18 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (3.62%) CCNP
4 14 (3.38%) JNCIP
5 9 (2.17%) SC Cleared
5 9 (2.17%) Security Cleared
6 8 (1.93%) CISSP
7 7 (1.69%) ISEB
8 6 (1.45%) CISM
9 5 (1.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.97%) CISA
10 4 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.72%) CCNA
11 3 (0.72%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.48%) CEH
12 2 (0.48%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (0.48%) CREST Certified
12 2 (0.48%) HND
12 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.48%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 12 (2.90%) PCI DSS
2 10 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 8 (1.93%) SLA
4 7 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (1.45%) ISO 9000
5 6 (1.45%) QA
6 4 (0.97%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.97%) GCP
System Software
1 43 (10.39%) Docker
2 34 (8.21%) vSphere
3 29 (7.00%) Xen
3 29 (7.00%) XenServer
4 20 (4.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (3.62%) Active Directory
6 10 (2.42%) Hyper-V
6 10 (2.42%) PowerHA
7 3 (0.72%) HDFS
7 3 (0.72%) KVM
7 3 (0.72%) NFS
8 2 (0.48%) 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 (31.16%) Puppet
2 111 (26.81%) Opscode Chef
3 66 (15.94%) Ansible
4 32 (7.73%) Tivoli
5 30 (7.25%) Cobbler
6 22 (5.31%) Mesos
7 21 (5.07%) Nagios
8 16 (3.86%) Kubernetes
9 11 (2.66%) Packer
10 10 (2.42%) CFEngine
11 9 (2.17%) FortiGate
12 7 (1.69%) Ganglia
12 7 (1.69%) Netcool
13 6 (1.45%) Cacti
13 6 (1.45%) SolarWinds Orion
13 6 (1.45%) Terraform
14 5 (1.21%) CA Wily
15 4 (0.97%) Capistrano
15 4 (0.97%) Kibana
15 4 (0.97%) logstash
Vendors
1 115 (27.78%) Oracle
2 55 (13.29%) Red Hat
3 42 (10.14%) SAP
4 37 (8.94%) VMware
5 34 (8.21%) Microsoft
6 32 (7.73%) Google
7 29 (7.00%) Cisco
7 29 (7.00%) EnterpriseDB
8 20 (4.83%) IBM
9 14 (3.38%) Juniper
10 10 (2.42%) AppDynamics
10 10 (2.42%) HP
10 10 (2.42%) Veritas
11 9 (2.17%) Ericsson
11 9 (2.17%) Informatica
12 8 (1.93%) Teradata
13 7 (1.69%) SolarWinds
13 7 (1.69%) Sun
13 7 (1.69%) Tableau
14 6 (1.45%) Zend
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