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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 39 40 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 114 86 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.84% 5.42% 5.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.84% 20.57% 23.34%
Number of salaries quoted 80 79 95
Average salary £34,750 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.23% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -1.23%
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
459 418 527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.53% 26.34% 25.20%
Number of salaries quoted 358 359 431
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £64,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +5 31 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Knutsford +5 21 £35,000 -23.91% 4
Wilmslow - 11 £34,000 - 1
Chester -10 7 £50,000 +6.38% 3
Nantwich - 2 £40,000 -
Runcorn -1 1 £18,000 -24.93% 1
Alderley Edge - 1 £50,000 -
UNIX
North West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 131 (58.74%) Linux
2 82 (36.77%) Windows
3 80 (35.87%) Finance
4 70 (31.39%) SQL
5 56 (25.11%) Microsoft
6 50 (22.42%) Java
6 50 (22.42%) Oracle
7 35 (15.70%) AIX
8 33 (14.80%) Shell Script
8 33 (14.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 31 (13.90%) SLA
9 31 (13.90%) Change Management
10 30 (13.45%) VMware
10 30 (13.45%) ITIL
11 29 (13.00%) TCP/IP
12 27 (12.11%) IBM
13 26 (11.66%) Windows Server 2003
13 26 (11.66%) Windows 7
14 24 (10.76%) Problem Management
14 24 (10.76%) MS Excel
14 24 (10.76%) Windows XP
15 23 (10.31%) MS Exchange
15 23 (10.31%) LAN
15 23 (10.31%) WAN
15 23 (10.31%) Degree
15 23 (10.31%) VMware Infrastructure
16 21 (9.42%) Back Office
16 21 (9.42%) Computer Science
17 20 (8.97%) WebSphere
17 20 (8.97%) MCSE

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 23 (10.31%) MS Exchange
2 20 (8.97%) WebSphere
3 16 (7.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (5.83%) Tomcat
5 11 (4.93%) WebSphere Application Server
6 9 (4.04%) SharePoint
7 8 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (3.14%) Lync
8 7 (3.14%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (2.69%) WebLogic
9 6 (2.69%) SAS
10 5 (2.24%) IIS
10 5 (2.24%) Apache
10 5 (2.24%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
10 5 (2.24%) TIBCO EMS
11 2 (0.90%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.45%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.45%) nginx
Applications
1 24 (10.76%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.73%) MS Office
3 4 (1.79%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.35%) SPSS
5 2 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.24%) BusinessWorks
1 5 (2.24%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
1 5 (2.24%) TIBCO iProcess
2 2 (0.90%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.90%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.24%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.45%) SaaS
2 1 (0.45%) Route 53
2 1 (0.45%) ElastiCache
2 1 (0.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.45%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 29 (13.00%) TCP/IP
2 23 (10.31%) LAN
2 23 (10.31%) WAN
3 20 (8.97%) VPN
4 19 (8.52%) DNS
5 16 (7.17%) DHCP
5 16 (7.17%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (3.59%) Firewall
7 7 (3.14%) SNMP
8 6 (2.69%) Network Security
9 3 (1.35%) Internet
9 3 (1.35%) SSL
10 2 (0.90%) SAN
10 2 (0.90%) LDAP
10 2 (0.90%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.90%) SSH
10 2 (0.90%) NAS
11 1 (0.45%) PuTTY
11 1 (0.45%) WinSCP
11 1 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.52%) MySQL
2 17 (7.62%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.62%) DB2
3 14 (6.28%) Oracle Database
4 13 (5.83%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (4.04%) Relational Database
5 9 (4.04%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (2.69%) RDBMS
6 6 (2.69%) Big Data
7 4 (1.79%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 3 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.35%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.35%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 2 (0.90%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.90%) Spotfire
9 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.90%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.90%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 9 (4.04%) LoadRunner
1 9 (4.04%) SilkPerformer
2 7 (3.14%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (1.79%) Subversion
4 3 (1.35%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.90%) PHPUnit
5 2 (0.90%) Jasmine
5 2 (0.90%) JIRA
5 2 (0.90%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.45%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.45%) Ant
6 1 (0.45%) JUnit
6 1 (0.45%) Maven
6 1 (0.45%) WebLogic Workshop
6 1 (0.45%) ChangeMan
6 1 (0.45%) Aptana Studio
6 1 (0.45%) Gradle
6 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.45%) Sublime Text
General
1 80 (35.87%) Finance
2 21 (9.42%) Back Office
3 18 (8.07%) Banking
4 12 (5.38%) Financial Institution
5 9 (4.04%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.69%) Billing
7 4 (1.79%) Retail
8 3 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.35%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.90%) Marketing
9 2 (0.90%) Legal
10 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 46 (20.63%) Administrator
2 38 (17.04%) Support Engineer
3 31 (13.90%) Developer
4 22 (9.87%) Systems Administrator
4 22 (9.87%) Applications Support
4 22 (9.87%) Linux Administrator
4 22 (9.87%) Linux Engineer
5 21 (9.42%) Linux Support
6 19 (8.52%) Linux Support Engineer
7 17 (7.62%) Analyst
8 16 (7.17%) UNIX Administrator
9 14 (6.28%) Consultant
9 14 (6.28%) UNIX Support
10 12 (5.38%) UNIX Engineer
10 12 (5.38%) IT Support
11 11 (4.93%) UNIX Support Engineer
11 11 (4.93%) Applications Developer
11 11 (4.93%) Java Developer
11 11 (4.93%) IT Support Engineer
12 10 (4.48%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.52%) Middleware
2 15 (6.73%) XML
2 15 (6.73%) J2EE
3 14 (6.28%) Java EE
4 13 (5.83%) Java SE
4 13 (5.83%) RESTful
5 12 (5.38%) Web Services
6 11 (4.93%) XSD
7 10 (4.48%) XSLT
7 10 (4.48%) Spring
7 10 (4.48%) JSON
8 9 (4.04%) HTML
8 9 (4.04%) CSS
9 8 (3.59%) Hibernate
9 8 (3.59%) JPA
10 7 (3.14%) .NET
11 5 (2.24%) Rendezvous
12 4 (1.79%) WebSphere MQ
13 3 (1.35%) LAMP
13 3 (1.35%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.42%) Computer Science
2 14 (6.28%) Mainframe
3 13 (5.83%) Open Source
4 12 (5.38%) Firmware
5 8 (3.59%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.24%) Cryptography
7 4 (1.79%) Social Media
7 4 (1.79%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (1.79%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.35%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.90%) Taxonomies
9 2 (0.90%) Informatics
9 2 (0.90%) Life Science
9 2 (0.90%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (0.90%) PKI
9 2 (0.90%) Clustering
9 2 (0.90%) Tandem
9 2 (0.90%) User Experience
9 2 (0.90%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 131 (58.74%) Linux
2 82 (36.77%) Windows
3 35 (15.70%) AIX
4 33 (14.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (11.66%) Windows 7
5 26 (11.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (10.76%) Windows XP
7 15 (6.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (4.93%) CentOS
9 6 (2.69%) Solaris
10 5 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.79%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.35%) Android
12 3 (1.35%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.90%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.45%) Debian
14 1 (0.45%) VMS
14 1 (0.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (13.90%) Change Management
2 30 (13.45%) ITIL
3 24 (10.76%) Problem Management
4 18 (8.07%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (7.17%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (6.73%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (6.28%) Quality Management
8 13 (5.83%) Software Engineering
9 12 (5.38%) TDD
9 12 (5.38%) Information Security
9 12 (5.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (4.93%) Incident Management
10 11 (4.93%) Test Management
11 9 (4.04%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (4.04%) Strategic Planning
11 9 (4.04%) Test Strategy
12 8 (3.59%) Configuration Management
13 7 (3.14%) Service Management
13 7 (3.14%) Service Delivery
13 7 (3.14%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 70 (31.39%) SQL
2 50 (22.42%) Java
3 33 (14.80%) Shell Script
4 14 (6.28%) C#
5 12 (5.38%) JavaScript
6 11 (4.93%) Korn
7 9 (4.04%) Python
8 8 (3.59%) Perl
9 6 (2.69%) PHP
9 6 (2.69%) PL/SQL
9 6 (2.69%) C++
10 3 (1.35%) C
10 3 (1.35%) AWK
10 3 (1.35%) sed
11 2 (0.90%) JCL
11 2 (0.90%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.45%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (10.31%) Degree
2 20 (8.97%) MCSE
2 20 (8.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (8.52%) MCP
4 15 (6.73%) MCTS
4 15 (6.73%) MCITP
4 15 (6.73%) MCSA
5 9 (4.04%) ISEB
5 9 (4.04%) ISTQB
6 7 (3.14%) Security Cleared
7 6 (2.69%) CISSP
8 4 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.79%) CCNP
8 4 (1.79%) CCNA
8 4 (1.79%) CISM
8 4 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.35%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.90%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.45%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (13.90%) SLA
2 15 (6.73%) QA
3 5 (2.24%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 23 (10.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (6.73%) Hyper-V
3 10 (4.48%) Active Directory
4 9 (4.04%) VMware ESX
5 7 (3.14%) vSphere
6 5 (2.24%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (1.79%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 3 (1.35%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.90%) GPFS
10 1 (0.45%) RHEV
10 1 (0.45%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.45%) Veritas File System
10 1 (0.45%) Samba
10 1 (0.45%) Snort
Systems Management
1 13 (5.83%) Tivoli
2 9 (4.04%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (3.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 7 (3.14%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (3.14%) Backup Exec
4 7 (3.14%) WSUS
4 7 (3.14%) SCCM
4 7 (3.14%) HP SIM
4 7 (3.14%) WhatsUp Gold
5 4 (1.79%) Puppet
5 4 (1.79%) Data Guard
6 3 (1.35%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.35%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (0.45%) Legato
7 1 (0.45%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 56 (25.11%) Microsoft
2 50 (22.42%) Oracle
3 30 (13.45%) VMware
4 27 (12.11%) IBM
5 13 (5.83%) HP
6 12 (5.38%) Red Hat
7 9 (4.04%) Symantec
8 8 (3.59%) Dell
9 7 (3.14%) Sophos
10 6 (2.69%) TIBCO
10 6 (2.69%) Citrix
10 6 (2.69%) Cisco
11 4 (1.79%) NetApp
11 4 (1.79%) Teradata
12 3 (1.35%) JBoss
12 3 (1.35%) Adobe
13 2 (0.90%) Sybase
13 2 (0.90%) Business Objects
13 2 (0.90%) SAP
13 2 (0.90%) Hyperion
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £25,000 to £36,000 per annum
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Salary: From £25,000 to £36,000 per annum
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