The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 45 26 20
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -6
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 80 121 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.40% 7.63% 11.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.18% 30.63% 40.67%
Number of salaries quoted 67 91 159
Average salary £46,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UNIX
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
440 395 536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.18% 24.91% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 379 328 433
Average salary £40,000 £34,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% -13.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing UNIX across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

UNIX
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing UNIX across the Cheshire region.

UNIX Salary Trend in Cheshire

UNIX
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Cheshire

UNIX
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -15 13 £54,000 +31.70%
Chester +10 11 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Warrington -10 10 £19,000 -50.64% 4
Wilmslow +6 9 £34,000 +4.61%
Crewe -1 3 £32,500 +62.50% 2
Runcorn - 2 £35,250 -
UNIX
North West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX.

1 144 (61.28%) Windows
2 135 (57.45%) Finance
3 120 (51.06%) Linux
4 49 (20.85%) SQL
5 48 (20.43%) Information Security
6 47 (20.00%) Middleware
7 46 (19.57%) TCP/IP
8 45 (19.15%) Microsoft
9 43 (18.30%) Oracle
10 41 (17.45%) IBM
11 37 (15.74%) Mainframe
12 32 (13.62%) Analytical Skills
13 31 (13.19%) Problem Management
14 27 (11.49%) WAN
15 26 (11.06%) LAN
15 26 (11.06%) Tandem
15 26 (11.06%) Banking
15 26 (11.06%) Degree
16 25 (10.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 25 (10.64%) Web Services
17 24 (10.21%) IBM Mainframe
18 23 (9.79%) SLA
18 23 (9.79%) Agile Software Development
19 22 (9.36%) Network Design
19 22 (9.36%) E-Commerce
19 22 (9.36%) Internet
20 20 (8.51%) Financial Institution
20 20 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
20 20 (8.51%) Teradata
20 20 (8.51%) Data Warehouse

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (7.23%) WebSphere
2 12 (5.11%) Apache
3 10 (4.26%) nginx
4 8 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (3.40%) MS Exchange
5 7 (2.98%) WordPress
6 6 (2.55%) SAS
7 4 (1.70%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.28%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.28%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.85%) Confluence
9 2 (0.85%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (0.85%) Mule
9 2 (0.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (0.85%) JBoss
9 2 (0.85%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.43%) Exstream Dialogue
10 1 (0.43%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 20 (8.51%) MS Office
2 18 (7.66%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.43%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 7 (2.98%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (2.98%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.28%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (1.28%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.43%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.43%) Exstream
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.96%) Amazon S3
1 14 (5.96%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.43%) SaaS
2 1 (0.43%) PaaS
2 1 (0.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (19.57%) TCP/IP
2 27 (11.49%) WAN
3 26 (11.06%) LAN
4 22 (9.36%) Internet
5 18 (7.66%) Firewall
5 18 (7.66%) Intrusion Detection
5 18 (7.66%) DNS
6 17 (7.23%) VPN
6 17 (7.23%) DHCP
7 13 (5.53%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (4.26%) SSL
9 8 (3.40%) Network Security
10 2 (0.85%) OpenLDAP
10 2 (0.85%) LDAP
10 2 (0.85%) HTTP
11 1 (0.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (8.09%) DB2
3 15 (6.38%) SQL Server
4 14 (5.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 12 (5.11%) MySQL
6 11 (4.68%) Big Data
7 10 (4.26%) Data Mining
8 8 (3.40%) Ingres
9 7 (2.98%) OLTP
9 7 (2.98%) DB2 UDB
9 7 (2.98%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (2.98%) Oracle Database
10 6 (2.55%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 5 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (1.70%) Oracle Exadata
12 4 (1.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 4 (1.70%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (1.70%) Essbase
12 4 (1.70%) Oracle Discoverer
13 3 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (2.13%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (1.70%) Selenium
2 4 (1.70%) LoadRunner
3 3 (1.28%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.85%) JIRA
4 2 (0.85%) SilkPerformer
4 2 (0.85%) Ant
4 2 (0.85%) Eclipse
General
1 135 (57.45%) Finance
2 26 (11.06%) Banking
3 20 (8.51%) Financial Institution
4 15 (6.38%) Back Office
5 5 (2.13%) Retail
6 4 (1.70%) Corporate Banking
6 4 (1.70%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.85%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.85%) Billing
8 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (14.47%) Analyst
2 30 (12.77%) Developer
2 30 (12.77%) Security Engineer
3 23 (9.79%) Designer
3 23 (9.79%) Administrator
4 21 (8.94%) Infrastructure Designer
5 19 (8.09%) Architect
6 17 (7.23%) Infrastructure Architect
7 15 (6.38%) Systems Administrator
7 15 (6.38%) DBA
8 14 (5.96%) Consultant
8 14 (5.96%) Web Developer
9 10 (4.26%) Applications Support
10 9 (3.83%) Service Analyst
10 9 (3.83%) 1st Line Support
10 9 (3.83%) Support Engineer
10 9 (3.83%) Senior Developer
10 9 (3.83%) 2nd Line Support
10 9 (3.83%) Network Engineer
10 9 (3.83%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (20.00%) Middleware
2 25 (10.64%) Web Services
3 18 (7.66%) jQuery
3 18 (7.66%) HTML
3 18 (7.66%) CSS
4 14 (5.96%) HTML5
4 14 (5.96%) Ajax
5 11 (4.68%) WebSphere MQ
5 11 (4.68%) FIX Protocol
6 7 (2.98%) .NET
6 7 (2.98%) ISPF
6 7 (2.98%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 7 (2.98%) Phalcon
7 4 (1.70%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.28%) Java SE
9 2 (0.85%) MyBatis
9 2 (0.85%) REST
9 2 (0.85%) OpenID
9 2 (0.85%) LESS
9 2 (0.85%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 37 (15.74%) Mainframe
2 32 (13.62%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (11.06%) Tandem
4 24 (10.21%) IBM Mainframe
5 10 (4.26%) Cryptography
6 7 (2.98%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.98%) Fixed Income
6 7 (2.98%) Open Source
7 5 (2.13%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.70%) PKI
9 3 (1.28%) GIS
9 3 (1.28%) Social Media
10 2 (0.85%) Telematics
10 2 (0.85%) Equities
11 1 (0.43%) Clustering
11 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 144 (61.28%) Windows
2 120 (51.06%) Linux
3 19 (8.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (8.09%) Windows 7
4 18 (7.66%) AIX
5 9 (3.83%) Windows XP
5 9 (3.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (3.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.85%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (20.43%) Information Security
2 31 (13.19%) Problem Management
3 23 (9.79%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (9.36%) Network Design
4 22 (9.36%) E-Commerce
5 20 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (8.09%) Risk Analysis
7 18 (7.66%) ITIL
8 17 (7.23%) Penetration Testing
8 17 (7.23%) Disaster Recovery
9 15 (6.38%) Load Balancing
9 15 (6.38%) Cyber Security
10 14 (5.96%) Security Architecture
10 14 (5.96%) Risk Assessment
11 13 (5.53%) Risk Management
12 11 (4.68%) Quality Management
13 10 (4.26%) SIEM
13 10 (4.26%) Anomaly Detection
13 10 (4.26%) Mentoring
14 9 (3.83%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (20.85%) SQL
2 17 (7.23%) Java
2 17 (7.23%) PHP
3 16 (6.81%) JavaScript
4 10 (4.26%) Shell Script
5 8 (3.40%) Perl
6 7 (2.98%) JCL
7 6 (2.55%) C#
8 4 (1.70%) Objective-C
8 4 (1.70%) C
9 2 (0.85%) RPG
10 1 (0.43%) Python
10 1 (0.43%) C++
Qualifications
1 26 (11.06%) Degree
2 17 (7.23%) MCSE
2 17 (7.23%) MCSA
2 17 (7.23%) MCP
2 17 (7.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (7.23%) MCITP
3 12 (5.11%) CISSP
4 11 (4.68%) ISEB
5 8 (3.40%) MCTS
5 8 (3.40%) CCNP
5 8 (3.40%) CCNA
5 8 (3.40%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.55%) ISTQB
7 5 (2.13%) A+ Certification
8 4 (1.70%) Security Cleared
9 3 (1.28%) PMP
9 3 (1.28%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.28%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.85%) VCP4
10 2 (0.85%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (9.79%) SLA
3 19 (8.09%) PCI DSS
4 16 (6.81%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 11 (4.68%) QA
6 5 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (7.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.26%) Snort
3 7 (2.98%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.55%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (1.70%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (1.70%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.85%) Data Guard
1 2 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.85%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 2 (0.85%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.43%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (0.43%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.43%) Cacti
2 1 (0.43%) Puppet
2 1 (0.43%) nmon
Vendors
1 45 (19.15%) Microsoft
2 43 (18.30%) Oracle
3 41 (17.45%) IBM
4 20 (8.51%) Teradata
5 19 (8.09%) VMware
6 10 (4.26%) Sourcefire
6 10 (4.26%) Cisco
7 7 (2.98%) Sybase
8 4 (1.70%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.70%) Hyperion
8 4 (1.70%) Informatica
9 3 (1.28%) TIBCO
9 3 (1.28%) Telerik
10 2 (0.85%) BT
10 2 (0.85%) Perforce
10 2 (0.85%) Hitachi
10 2 (0.85%) Veritas
11 1 (0.43%) HP
11 1 (0.43%) Ab Initio
Cheshire
Ascent People
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £500.00 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 8 days ago
Crewe
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 per annum + CAR
Posted: 21 days ago