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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 31 25 25
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 107 129 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.03% 8.05% 9.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.67% 30.07% 36.75%
Number of salaries quoted 98 100 155
Average salary £47,500 £41,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.85% +3.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £55,000 £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
472 429 536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.62% 26.76% 25.04%
Number of salaries quoted 417 357 461
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
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 28 January 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 28 January 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
Chester +20 17 £50,000 +3.09% 2
Knutsford -7 16 £54,000 +31.70%
Warrington -21 13 £19,000 -50.64% 1
Wilmslow +5 10 £34,000 +4.61% 1
Crewe -1 6 £32,500 -18.75%
Runcorn -2 3 £38,000 -33.91%
UNIX
North West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 152 (58.24%) Linux
2 151 (57.85%) Windows
3 137 (52.49%) Finance
4 61 (23.37%) SQL
5 58 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 51 (19.54%) Middleware
7 49 (18.77%) Oracle
7 49 (18.77%) TCP/IP
8 41 (15.71%) IBM
9 38 (14.56%) Mainframe
9 38 (14.56%) Information Security
10 34 (13.03%) Problem Management
11 33 (12.64%) WAN
12 32 (12.26%) LAN
13 30 (11.49%) Windows Server 2008
14 29 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
14 29 (11.11%) SLA
15 28 (10.73%) AIX
15 28 (10.73%) VMware
16 26 (9.96%) Java
17 25 (9.58%) Degree
18 24 (9.20%) Back Office
18 24 (9.20%) Tandem
19 23 (8.81%) Agile Software Development
19 23 (8.81%) Banking
19 23 (8.81%) DB2
19 23 (8.81%) ITIL
19 23 (8.81%) E-Commerce
19 23 (8.81%) Windows 7
19 23 (8.81%) VMware Infrastructure

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 18 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 14 (5.36%) WebSphere
3 13 (4.98%) Apache
4 11 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (3.83%) nginx
6 9 (3.45%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.68%) WordPress
7 7 (2.68%) Lync
7 7 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (2.68%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (2.30%) SAS
9 5 (1.92%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.15%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.15%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.77%) Confluence
11 2 (0.77%) Mule
11 2 (0.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (0.77%) JBoss
11 2 (0.77%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 19 (7.28%) MS Office
2 17 (6.51%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (2.68%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (2.68%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.15%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.15%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.38%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.36%) Amazon S3
1 14 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.38%) SaaS
2 1 (0.38%) PaaS
2 1 (0.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (18.77%) TCP/IP
2 33 (12.64%) WAN
3 32 (12.26%) LAN
4 22 (8.43%) Internet
5 17 (6.51%) Intrusion Detection
5 17 (6.51%) DHCP
5 17 (6.51%) VPN
6 16 (6.13%) DNS
6 16 (6.13%) Firewall
6 16 (6.13%) Wi-Fi
7 12 (4.60%) SSL
8 7 (2.68%) SNMP
8 7 (2.68%) Network Security
9 3 (1.15%) HTTP
10 2 (0.77%) LDAP
10 2 (0.77%) SAN
10 2 (0.77%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.77%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.81%) DB2
2 16 (6.13%) MySQL
2 16 (6.13%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.13%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (5.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 13 (4.98%) Big Data
5 10 (3.83%) Data Mining
6 9 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (3.45%) Oracle Database
7 8 (3.07%) Ingres
8 7 (2.68%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (2.68%) DB2 UDB
8 7 (2.68%) OLTP
9 6 (2.30%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 4 (1.53%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (1.53%) Oracle Exadata
10 4 (1.53%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 4 (1.53%) Oracle Discoverer
10 4 (1.53%) Essbase
11 3 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (3.45%) QuickTest Pro
1 9 (3.45%) LoadRunner
2 7 (2.68%) SilkPerformer
3 4 (1.53%) Selenium
4 3 (1.15%) Ant
4 3 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.77%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.77%) JIRA
6 1 (0.38%) Maven
6 1 (0.38%) JUnit
6 1 (0.38%) Gradle
General
1 137 (52.49%) Finance
2 24 (9.20%) Back Office
3 23 (8.81%) Banking
4 19 (7.28%) Financial Institution
5 7 (2.68%) Retail
6 3 (1.15%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.77%) Legal
7 2 (0.77%) Billing
8 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (13.03%) Analyst
2 33 (12.64%) Administrator
3 28 (10.73%) Developer
4 24 (9.20%) Designer
5 21 (8.05%) Infrastructure Designer
5 21 (8.05%) Systems Administrator
5 21 (8.05%) Security Engineer
6 19 (7.28%) Architect
7 17 (6.51%) DBA
7 17 (6.51%) Infrastructure Architect
8 15 (5.75%) Support Engineer
9 14 (5.36%) Web Developer
10 12 (4.60%) Applications Support
11 11 (4.21%) Consultant
12 10 (3.83%) Senior Developer
13 9 (3.45%) Oracle DBA
14 8 (3.07%) Senior Web Developer
14 8 (3.07%) Applications Support Engineer
14 8 (3.07%) Information Security Engineer
14 8 (3.07%) Teradata DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (19.54%) Middleware
2 22 (8.43%) Web Services
3 17 (6.51%) HTML
3 17 (6.51%) CSS
4 16 (6.13%) jQuery
5 15 (5.75%) Ajax
6 14 (5.36%) HTML5
7 13 (4.98%) WebSphere MQ
8 12 (4.60%) FIX Protocol
9 9 (3.45%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 8 (3.07%) ISPF
11 7 (2.68%) Phalcon
12 6 (2.30%) J2EE
12 6 (2.30%) XML
12 6 (2.30%) XSLT
13 4 (1.53%) XSD
13 4 (1.53%) .NET
14 3 (1.15%) Java SE
14 3 (1.15%) Spring
14 3 (1.15%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 38 (14.56%) Mainframe
2 29 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (9.20%) Tandem
4 22 (8.43%) IBM Mainframe
5 10 (3.83%) Open Source
6 8 (3.07%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.68%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.68%) Fixed Income
8 5 (1.92%) Cryptography
9 4 (1.53%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.15%) Social Media
10 3 (1.15%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.15%) GIS
10 3 (1.15%) Clustering
11 2 (0.77%) Equities
11 2 (0.77%) PKI
11 2 (0.77%) Telematics
12 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 152 (58.24%) Linux
2 151 (57.85%) Windows
3 30 (11.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (10.73%) AIX
5 23 (8.81%) Windows 7
6 17 (6.51%) Windows XP
6 17 (6.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (2.68%) CentOS
9 5 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.53%) Solaris
11 2 (0.77%) HPUX
12 1 (0.38%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (14.56%) Information Security
2 34 (13.03%) Problem Management
3 23 (8.81%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (8.81%) ITIL
3 23 (8.81%) E-Commerce
4 22 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (7.66%) Disaster Recovery
6 19 (7.28%) Risk Analysis
7 17 (6.51%) Network Design
8 15 (5.75%) Load Balancing
9 14 (5.36%) Risk Assessment
9 14 (5.36%) Cyber Security
9 14 (5.36%) Quality Management
10 13 (4.98%) Change Management
11 12 (4.60%) Penetration Testing
12 11 (4.21%) Service Management
13 10 (3.83%) Anomaly Detection
13 10 (3.83%) Mentoring
13 10 (3.83%) SIEM
14 9 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 61 (23.37%) SQL
2 26 (9.96%) Java
3 17 (6.51%) JavaScript
3 17 (6.51%) Shell Script
4 15 (5.75%) PHP
5 11 (4.21%) Perl
6 8 (3.07%) JCL
7 6 (2.30%) C#
8 4 (1.53%) Python
9 3 (1.15%) C++
10 2 (0.77%) RPG
11 1 (0.38%) AWK
11 1 (0.38%) Korn
11 1 (0.38%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.38%) sed
Qualifications
1 25 (9.58%) Degree
2 17 (6.51%) MCSE
2 17 (6.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (6.13%) ISEB
3 16 (6.13%) MCSA
3 16 (6.13%) MCP
3 16 (6.13%) MCITP
4 12 (4.60%) CISSP
5 11 (4.21%) MCTS
5 11 (4.21%) ISTQB
6 7 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (2.68%) CCNP
6 7 (2.68%) CCNA
7 6 (2.30%) Security Cleared
8 4 (1.53%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.53%) A+ Certification
9 3 (1.15%) PMP
9 3 (1.15%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.77%) CISM
10 2 (0.77%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (11.11%) SLA
2 16 (6.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (6.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 13 (4.98%) QA
4 10 (3.83%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (8.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.83%) Hyper-V
2 10 (3.83%) Snort
3 9 (3.45%) VMware ESX
4 7 (2.68%) Firmware
4 7 (2.68%) vSphere
5 6 (2.30%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (1.53%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (1.15%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.38%) Samba
8 1 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.38%) GPFS
8 1 (0.38%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.38%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 7 (2.68%) Norton AntiVirus
1 7 (2.68%) Backup Exec
1 7 (2.68%) WSUS
1 7 (2.68%) WhatsUp Gold
1 7 (2.68%) HP Quality Center
1 7 (2.68%) HP SIM
1 7 (2.68%) SCCM
2 4 (1.53%) Puppet
3 3 (1.15%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.77%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (0.77%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.38%) Cacti
5 1 (0.38%) nmon
5 1 (0.38%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.38%) Legato
5 1 (0.38%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 58 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 49 (18.77%) Oracle
3 41 (15.71%) IBM
4 28 (10.73%) VMware
5 16 (6.13%) Teradata
6 14 (5.36%) Cisco
7 12 (4.60%) Red Hat
8 11 (4.21%) HP
9 10 (3.83%) Sourcefire
10 7 (2.68%) Symantec
10 7 (2.68%) Sophos
10 7 (2.68%) Sybase
10 7 (2.68%) Dell
11 4 (1.53%) Hyperion
11 4 (1.53%) Informatica
12 3 (1.15%) TIBCO
12 3 (1.15%) Veritas
12 3 (1.15%) Telerik
13 2 (0.77%) BT
13 2 (0.77%) Perforce
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Microsoft Certs / Car Allowance
Posted: 20 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Great Package & Bonus (Car Allowance)
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Microsoft Certs + Package
Posted: 7 days ago
Wilmslow
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 14 days ago