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 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 70 35 25
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -10
Permanent jobs citing Unix 34 100 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.56% 5.50% 8.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.59% 21.05% 30.22%
Number of salaries quoted 24 89 96
Average salary £38,750 £47,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.55% +14.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,067 £25,300 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,850 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
321 475 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.14% 26.11% 26.58%
Number of salaries quoted 275 415 347
Average salary £32,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
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 February 2016.

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 February 2016. 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
Warrington +6 9 £33,861 +78.21% 1
Knutsford -8 4 £50,000 -7.40%
Runcorn +6 2 - -
Wilmslow +2 2 £24,161 -28.93% 2
Chester -15 2 £28,750 -42.50% 2
Unix
North West

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 61 (57.55%) Linux
2 47 (44.34%) Finance
3 42 (39.62%) Windows
4 39 (36.79%) Oracle
5 31 (29.25%) SQL
6 25 (23.58%) VMware
7 20 (18.87%) AIX
8 19 (17.92%) Java
8 19 (17.92%) Mainframe
9 17 (16.04%) Information Security
10 16 (15.09%) Red Hat
10 16 (15.09%) MySQL
11 15 (14.15%) Solaris
12 14 (13.21%) JavaScript
12 14 (13.21%) Degree
12 14 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (12.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (12.26%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (12.26%) HTML
13 13 (12.26%) Python
13 13 (12.26%) IBM
13 13 (12.26%) Middleware
13 13 (12.26%) Change Management
13 13 (12.26%) Management Information System
14 12 (11.32%) Juniper
14 12 (11.32%) Cisco
14 12 (11.32%) Informix
14 12 (11.32%) Sybase
14 12 (11.32%) PHP
14 12 (11.32%) ITIL

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (7.55%) MS Exchange
1 8 (7.55%) WebSphere
2 7 (6.60%) JBoss
2 7 (6.60%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.72%) WordPress
4 4 (3.77%) NetWeaver
4 4 (3.77%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.83%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.89%) Apache
6 2 (1.89%) iPlanet
7 1 (0.94%) IIS
7 1 (0.94%) nginx
7 1 (0.94%) SAS
7 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.94%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 8 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.72%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.83%) SPSS
4 1 (0.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.89%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.77%) IaaS
1 4 (3.77%) PaaS
1 4 (3.77%) SaaS
2 1 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.49%) LAN
1 9 (8.49%) WAN
2 4 (3.77%) Ethernet
2 4 (3.77%) SSH
2 4 (3.77%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (2.83%) DMZ
3 3 (2.83%) Firewall
3 3 (2.83%) SSL
4 2 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.89%) Network Security
5 1 (0.94%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.09%) MySQL
2 12 (11.32%) Informix
3 9 (8.49%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.83%) Big Data
4 3 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.83%) GIS
4 3 (2.83%) IBM BigInsights
4 3 (2.83%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.83%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.89%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.89%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.89%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.94%) DB2
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.94%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.77%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.83%) Gradle
2 3 (2.83%) JIRA
3 2 (1.89%) Hudson
3 2 (1.89%) Toad
4 1 (0.94%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.94%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.94%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.94%) JUnit
4 1 (0.94%) Maven
4 1 (0.94%) Selenium
General
1 47 (44.34%) Finance
2 12 (11.32%) Banking
3 7 (6.60%) Corporate Banking
4 5 (4.72%) Retail
5 4 (3.77%) Back Office
5 4 (3.77%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.77%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.94%) Billing
6 1 (0.94%) Marketing
6 1 (0.94%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (20.75%) Administrator
2 18 (16.98%) Developer
3 16 (15.09%) Analyst
4 10 (9.43%) Systems Administrator
5 9 (8.49%) IT Analyst
5 9 (8.49%) Linux Administrator
6 7 (6.60%) Compliance Analyst
6 7 (6.60%) IT Support
6 7 (6.60%) Technical Leader
6 7 (6.60%) Technical Support
7 6 (5.66%) Consultant
7 6 (5.66%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) PHP Developer
7 6 (5.66%) Web Developer
8 5 (4.72%) HTML Developer
8 5 (4.72%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 5 (4.72%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (4.72%) MySQL Developer
8 5 (4.72%) PHP Web Developer
8 5 (4.72%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.26%) HTML
1 13 (12.26%) Middleware
2 9 (8.49%) CSS
3 7 (6.60%) Hibernate
3 7 (6.60%) jQuery
4 6 (5.66%) .NET
4 6 (5.66%) HTML5
5 5 (4.72%) CSS3
5 5 (4.72%) Web Services
5 5 (4.72%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (3.77%) JSON
6 4 (3.77%) RESTful
6 4 (3.77%) SAP Basis
7 3 (2.83%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.83%) Java EE
7 3 (2.83%) JPA
7 3 (2.83%) Spring
8 2 (1.89%) Ajax
8 2 (1.89%) SAP BSP
8 2 (1.89%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.92%) Mainframe
2 13 (12.26%) Management Information System
3 8 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.66%) Data Centre
5 5 (4.72%) Visualisation
6 4 (3.77%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.77%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.83%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.83%) AS400
7 3 (2.83%) Clustering
7 3 (2.83%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.83%) FMCG
7 3 (2.83%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.89%) Cyber Attack
8 2 (1.89%) Cybercrime
8 2 (1.89%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.94%) Economics
9 1 (0.94%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.94%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.94%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 61 (57.55%) Linux
2 42 (39.62%) Windows
3 20 (18.87%) AIX
4 15 (14.15%) Solaris
5 13 (12.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.94%) Debian
7 1 (0.94%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.04%) Information Security
2 13 (12.26%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (12.26%) Change Management
3 12 (11.32%) ITIL
4 11 (10.38%) Open Source
5 10 (9.43%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (7.55%) Matrix Management
7 7 (6.60%) Analytics
7 7 (6.60%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (6.60%) Service Management
8 6 (5.66%) Data Analytics
8 6 (5.66%) Risk Management
9 5 (4.72%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (4.72%) E-Commerce
9 5 (4.72%) TDD
10 4 (3.77%) Configuration Management
10 4 (3.77%) High Availability
10 4 (3.77%) ITIL V3
10 4 (3.77%) Problem Management
11 3 (2.83%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (29.25%) SQL
2 19 (17.92%) Java
3 14 (13.21%) JavaScript
4 13 (12.26%) Python
5 12 (11.32%) PHP
6 11 (10.38%) Shell Script
7 10 (9.43%) Perl
8 8 (7.55%) C
9 5 (4.72%) Bash Shell
9 5 (4.72%) C++
10 4 (3.77%) C#
10 4 (3.77%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.77%) Ruby
11 3 (2.83%) COBOL
12 2 (1.89%) ABAP
13 1 (0.94%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 14 (13.21%) Degree
2 4 (3.77%) HND
3 3 (2.83%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.83%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.83%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.94%) OCP
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.72%) QA
3 2 (1.89%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (10.38%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.83%) GPFS
4 2 (1.89%) Snort
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (2.83%) SCCM
1 3 (2.83%) Tivoli
1 3 (2.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.89%) Puppet
3 1 (0.94%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 39 (36.79%) Oracle
2 25 (23.58%) VMware
3 16 (15.09%) Red Hat
4 13 (12.26%) IBM
5 12 (11.32%) Cisco
5 12 (11.32%) Fortinet
5 12 (11.32%) Juniper
5 12 (11.32%) Sybase
6 8 (7.55%) Microsoft
7 7 (6.60%) Adobe
7 7 (6.60%) SAP
8 5 (4.72%) Facebook
8 5 (4.72%) Google
8 5 (4.72%) Twitter
9 4 (3.77%) Intel
10 3 (2.83%) MicroStrategy
11 2 (1.89%) F5
11 2 (1.89%) FireEye
11 2 (1.89%) OpenText
11 2 (1.89%) Siebel
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