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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 23 33 32
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 156 121 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.23% 7.16% 8.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.91% 28.14% 33.78%
Number of salaries quoted 145 98 154
Average salary £50,000 £41,250 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% +4.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
559 430 527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 29.48% 25.44% 23.86%
Number of salaries quoted 502 365 480
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Knutsford +7 34 £50,000 - 3
Wilmslow +8 22 £34,500 -8.60% 1
Chester +16 17 £50,000 +6.95% 1
Warrington -21 12 £23,500 -37.33% 1
Crewe +7 8 £46,250 +15.62%
Runcorn -4 3 £38,000 -33.91%
UNIX
North West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 158 (57.88%) Linux
2 146 (53.48%) Windows
3 135 (49.45%) Finance
4 69 (25.27%) SQL
5 57 (20.88%) Microsoft
6 56 (20.51%) Oracle
7 52 (19.05%) Middleware
8 51 (18.68%) IBM
9 47 (17.22%) TCP/IP
10 39 (14.29%) Java
11 38 (13.92%) AIX
11 38 (13.92%) Problem Management
12 37 (13.55%) Mainframe
13 35 (12.82%) SLA
14 33 (12.09%) WAN
14 33 (12.09%) Information Security
15 32 (11.72%) LAN
15 32 (11.72%) VMware
16 31 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
17 29 (10.62%) DB2
17 29 (10.62%) Degree
18 28 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
19 27 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
20 26 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
21 25 (9.16%) Web Services
21 25 (9.16%) Back Office
21 25 (9.16%) WebSphere
22 24 (8.79%) MySQL
22 24 (8.79%) Shell Script
22 24 (8.79%) Stakeholder Management

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 25 (9.16%) WebSphere
2 22 (8.06%) MS Exchange
3 15 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (4.03%) Apache
5 9 (3.30%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.93%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (2.56%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.56%) WordPress
7 7 (2.56%) nginx
7 7 (2.56%) Lync
7 7 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (2.20%) SAS
9 5 (1.83%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.47%) JBoss
11 3 (1.10%) Oracle Service Bus
12 2 (0.73%) Confluence
12 2 (0.73%) Mule
12 2 (0.73%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (5.86%) MS Office
2 15 (5.49%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.37%) SPSS
3 1 (0.37%) Edge Animate
3 1 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (2.93%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (2.56%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.10%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.10%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.37%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.49%) Amazon S3
1 15 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.37%) SaaS
2 1 (0.37%) PaaS
2 1 (0.37%) Route 53
2 1 (0.37%) IaaS
2 1 (0.37%) ElastiCache
2 1 (0.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 47 (17.22%) TCP/IP
2 33 (12.09%) WAN
3 32 (11.72%) LAN
4 22 (8.06%) Internet
5 18 (6.59%) Wi-Fi
6 17 (6.23%) VPN
7 16 (5.86%) DNS
7 16 (5.86%) DHCP
8 13 (4.76%) SSL
9 12 (4.40%) Intrusion Detection
9 12 (4.40%) Firewall
10 7 (2.56%) SNMP
11 5 (1.83%) Network Security
12 3 (1.10%) HTTP
12 3 (1.10%) LDAP
13 2 (0.73%) SAN
13 2 (0.73%) iSCSI
13 2 (0.73%) OpenLDAP
14 1 (0.37%) TACACS
14 1 (0.37%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (10.62%) DB2
2 24 (8.79%) MySQL
3 18 (6.59%) SQL Server
4 14 (5.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 11 (4.03%) Big Data
6 10 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (2.93%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (2.93%) Oracle Database
8 7 (2.56%) Data Mining
9 6 (2.20%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (2.20%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 5 (1.83%) Ingres
11 4 (1.47%) Essbase
11 4 (1.47%) DB2 UDB
11 4 (1.47%) OLTP
11 4 (1.47%) Oracle Discoverer
11 4 (1.47%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (1.47%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.47%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 4 (1.47%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 11 (4.03%) LoadRunner
2 10 (3.66%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (3.30%) SilkPerformer
4 4 (1.47%) Selenium
5 3 (1.10%) JIRA
5 3 (1.10%) Ant
5 3 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.73%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.73%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.37%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.37%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.37%) Gradle
7 1 (0.37%) Sublime Text
7 1 (0.37%) Aptana Studio
7 1 (0.37%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.37%) JUnit
7 1 (0.37%) ChangeMan
7 1 (0.37%) Maven
General
1 135 (49.45%) Finance
2 25 (9.16%) Back Office
3 19 (6.96%) Banking
4 16 (5.86%) Financial Institution
5 7 (2.56%) Retail
6 4 (1.47%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.73%) Billing
7 2 (0.73%) Legal
8 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.37%) Marketing
8 1 (0.37%) Law
Job Titles
1 39 (14.29%) Administrator
2 36 (13.19%) Developer
3 29 (10.62%) Analyst
4 28 (10.26%) Support Engineer
5 24 (8.79%) Designer
6 23 (8.42%) Systems Administrator
7 21 (7.69%) Infrastructure Designer
8 20 (7.33%) Architect
9 17 (6.23%) Infrastructure Architect
10 16 (5.86%) Security Engineer
10 16 (5.86%) Applications Support
11 14 (5.13%) Web Developer
12 13 (4.76%) Consultant
12 13 (4.76%) DBA
13 11 (4.03%) Applications Developer
13 11 (4.03%) Applications Support Engineer
13 11 (4.03%) Linux Administrator
14 10 (3.66%) Linux Engineer
14 10 (3.66%) Linux Support
14 10 (3.66%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (19.05%) Middleware
2 25 (9.16%) Web Services
3 19 (6.96%) HTML
3 19 (6.96%) CSS
4 18 (6.59%) jQuery
5 15 (5.49%) Ajax
5 15 (5.49%) HTML5
6 14 (5.13%) J2EE
6 14 (5.13%) XML
7 13 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
8 12 (4.40%) XSLT
8 12 (4.40%) FIX Protocol
9 11 (4.03%) XSD
10 9 (3.30%) ISPF
10 9 (3.30%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 7 (2.56%) Phalcon
12 6 (2.20%) Java SE
12 6 (2.20%) Spring
12 6 (2.20%) RESTful
13 5 (1.83%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 37 (13.55%) Mainframe
2 27 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (8.06%) IBM Mainframe
3 22 (8.06%) Tandem
4 14 (5.13%) Open Source
5 11 (4.03%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.56%) Algorithms
6 7 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.56%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.10%) Clustering
7 3 (1.10%) Cryptography
7 3 (1.10%) Social Media
7 3 (1.10%) GIS
7 3 (1.10%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.10%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.73%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.73%) Telematics
8 2 (0.73%) PKI
8 2 (0.73%) Equities
9 1 (0.37%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 158 (57.88%) Linux
2 146 (53.48%) Windows
3 38 (13.92%) AIX
4 31 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (8.79%) Windows 7
6 23 (8.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (8.42%) Windows XP
7 15 (5.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (2.93%) CentOS
9 6 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (2.20%) Solaris
10 2 (0.73%) HPUX
11 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.37%) VMS
11 1 (0.37%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (13.92%) Problem Management
2 33 (12.09%) Information Security
3 28 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (8.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (8.42%) ITIL
6 22 (8.06%) Change Management
7 21 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 21 (7.69%) Quality Management
7 21 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 19 (6.96%) Risk Analysis
9 16 (5.86%) Load Balancing
10 15 (5.49%) Network Design
11 14 (5.13%) Risk Assessment
11 14 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (4.03%) Penetration Testing
13 10 (3.66%) Cyber Security
14 9 (3.30%) Mentoring
14 9 (3.30%) Service Management
14 9 (3.30%) Test Strategy
14 9 (3.30%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 69 (25.27%) SQL
2 39 (14.29%) Java
3 24 (8.79%) Shell Script
4 20 (7.33%) JavaScript
5 16 (5.86%) PHP
6 12 (4.40%) Perl
6 12 (4.40%) C#
7 10 (3.66%) Korn
8 9 (3.30%) JCL
9 6 (2.20%) Python
10 4 (1.47%) C++
11 3 (1.10%) AWK
11 3 (1.10%) sed
12 2 (0.73%) RPG
13 1 (0.37%) C
13 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.37%) VBA
13 1 (0.37%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.37%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 29 (10.62%) Degree
2 18 (6.59%) ISEB
3 16 (5.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (5.86%) MCSE
4 15 (5.49%) MCSA
4 15 (5.49%) MCTS
4 15 (5.49%) MCITP
4 15 (5.49%) MCP
5 13 (4.76%) ISTQB
6 11 (4.03%) CISSP
7 8 (2.93%) Security Cleared
8 5 (1.83%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.83%) CCNP
8 5 (1.83%) CCNA
9 3 (1.10%) PMP
9 3 (1.10%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.73%) CISM
10 2 (0.73%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.73%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (12.82%) SLA
2 20 (7.33%) QA
3 15 (5.49%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 15 (5.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (2.56%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 26 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (5.13%) Hyper-V
3 11 (4.03%) VMware ESX
4 7 (2.56%) Firmware
4 7 (2.56%) Snort
4 7 (2.56%) vSphere
5 6 (2.20%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (1.47%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (1.10%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.37%) Samba
9 1 (0.37%) GPFS
9 1 (0.37%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.37%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.37%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 9 (3.30%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (2.56%) HP SIM
2 7 (2.56%) SCCM
2 7 (2.56%) Tivoli
2 7 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (2.56%) Backup Exec
2 7 (2.56%) WSUS
2 7 (2.56%) WhatsUp Gold
3 4 (1.47%) Puppet
4 3 (1.10%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.73%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.73%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.37%) Legato
6 1 (0.37%) Cacti
6 1 (0.37%) nmon
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.37%) TIBCO Hawk
6 1 (0.37%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.37%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 57 (20.88%) Microsoft
2 56 (20.51%) Oracle
3 51 (18.68%) IBM
4 32 (11.72%) VMware
5 14 (5.13%) Cisco
6 13 (4.76%) Red Hat
7 12 (4.40%) HP
8 10 (3.66%) Teradata
9 7 (2.56%) Sourcefire
9 7 (2.56%) Symantec
9 7 (2.56%) Sophos
9 7 (2.56%) Dell
10 5 (1.83%) Sybase
11 4 (1.47%) Hyperion
11 4 (1.47%) Informatica
12 3 (1.10%) TIBCO
12 3 (1.10%) Veritas
12 3 (1.10%) Telerik
13 2 (0.73%) BT
13 2 (0.73%) Perforce
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Car, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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