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

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 70 39 29
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -10
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 52 107 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.04% 5.77% 7.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.71% 23.57% 25.20%
Number of salaries quoted 40 87 115
Average salary £45,000 £35,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.76% -18.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,500 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,798 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.49% -
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
444 454 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 25.95% 24.50% 29.53%
Number of salaries quoted 362 358 434
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 August 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 August 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 -10 10 £35,000 -4.55% 2
Knutsford -16 7 £45,000 +28.57%
Warrington -21 7 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Wilmslow -2 6 £40,500 +19.11%
Runcorn -9 1 - -
Nantwich - 1 £22,500 -
UNIX
North West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 67 (54.92%) Finance
2 66 (54.10%) Windows
3 45 (36.89%) SQL
4 35 (28.69%) Linux
5 32 (26.23%) Oracle
6 27 (22.13%) Information Security
7 25 (20.49%) Microsoft
8 21 (17.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 21 (17.21%) Java
9 17 (13.93%) HTML
9 17 (13.93%) Banking
9 17 (13.93%) Network Design
9 17 (13.93%) Penetration Testing
9 17 (13.93%) Server Hardening
10 15 (12.30%) Cryptography
10 15 (12.30%) PCI DSS
10 15 (12.30%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (12.30%) Mainframe
10 15 (12.30%) Risk Management
11 14 (11.48%) Financial Institution
11 14 (11.48%) Teradata
12 13 (10.66%) Test Scripting
12 13 (10.66%) WebSphere
12 13 (10.66%) Change Management
12 13 (10.66%) IBM
12 13 (10.66%) Shell Script
12 13 (10.66%) MS Office
13 12 (9.84%) CSS
13 12 (9.84%) MySQL
13 12 (9.84%) Web Services

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 13 (10.66%) WebSphere
2 9 (7.38%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.92%) JBoss
4 5 (4.10%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (2.46%) iPlanet
6 2 (1.64%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (1.64%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.64%) SAS
6 2 (1.64%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.64%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.82%) nginx
7 1 (0.82%) IIS
7 1 (0.82%) Apache
7 1 (0.82%) Exstream Dialogue
Applications
1 13 (10.66%) MS Office
2 7 (5.74%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.92%) Photoshop
3 6 (4.92%) MS Project
4 1 (0.82%) PrintSoft PReS
4 1 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.64%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (1.64%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.82%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.82%) SaaS
2 1 (0.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.02%) LAN
2 10 (8.20%) WAN
3 9 (7.38%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (6.56%) HTTP
5 6 (4.92%) TCP/IP
5 6 (4.92%) DNS
6 5 (4.10%) Firewall
7 4 (3.28%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (3.28%) VPN
7 4 (3.28%) DHCP
8 3 (2.46%) Network Security
9 2 (1.64%) LDAP
9 2 (1.64%) Wireless
9 2 (1.64%) SAN
10 1 (0.82%) OSPF
10 1 (0.82%) BGP
10 1 (0.82%) Wireless Security
10 1 (0.82%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.30%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (9.84%) MySQL
3 11 (9.02%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.92%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.28%) DTS
5 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.28%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (3.28%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (3.28%) Big Data
6 3 (2.46%) DB2
6 3 (2.46%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.64%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.64%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.64%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.82%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.82%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 7 (5.74%) LoadRunner
2 6 (4.92%) Subversion
3 2 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.82%) Ant
4 1 (0.82%) ProC
4 1 (0.82%) Jenkins
General
1 67 (54.92%) Finance
2 17 (13.93%) Banking
3 14 (11.48%) Financial Institution
4 9 (7.38%) Back Office
5 5 (4.10%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.46%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (22.95%) Developer
2 24 (19.67%) Security Engineer
3 18 (14.75%) Analyst
4 10 (8.20%) Administrator
4 10 (8.20%) AWS Developer
5 8 (6.56%) Consultant
6 6 (4.92%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (4.92%) Test Manager
6 6 (4.92%) Technical Specialist
6 6 (4.92%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (4.10%) Performance Manager
7 5 (4.10%) Performance Test Manager
7 5 (4.10%) Software Developer
7 5 (4.10%) Support Analyst
8 4 (3.28%) Network Engineer
8 4 (3.28%) Data Analyst
8 4 (3.28%) Java Developer
8 4 (3.28%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (3.28%) Service Analyst
8 4 (3.28%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.93%) HTML
2 12 (9.84%) CSS
2 12 (9.84%) Web Services
2 12 (9.84%) Middleware
3 11 (9.02%) .NET
4 10 (8.20%) J2EE
5 7 (5.74%) ODBC
5 7 (5.74%) XHTML
6 6 (4.92%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (4.10%) Hibernate
7 5 (4.10%) Spring
8 4 (3.28%) .NET Framework
8 4 (3.28%) JSON
8 4 (3.28%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 4 (3.28%) jQuery
8 4 (3.28%) JPA
8 4 (3.28%) RESTful
9 3 (2.46%) Java SE
9 3 (2.46%) Java EE
10 2 (1.64%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.30%) Mainframe
1 15 (12.30%) Cryptography
2 8 (6.56%) User Experience
2 8 (6.56%) Data Structures
3 6 (4.92%) IBM Mainframe
3 6 (4.92%) PKI
3 6 (4.92%) Tandem
4 4 (3.28%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.28%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.28%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.64%) Cybercrime
6 2 (1.64%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.64%) Clustering
6 2 (1.64%) HP Superdome
7 1 (0.82%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.82%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.82%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.82%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 66 (54.10%) Windows
2 35 (28.69%) Linux
3 10 (8.20%) AIX
4 7 (5.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.10%) Windows 7
5 5 (4.10%) Solaris
6 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.64%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.64%) HPUX
7 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.64%) Android
8 1 (0.82%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (22.13%) Information Security
2 17 (13.93%) Network Design
2 17 (13.93%) Penetration Testing
2 17 (13.93%) Server Hardening
3 15 (12.30%) Risk Management
4 13 (10.66%) Change Management
4 13 (10.66%) Test Scripting
5 12 (9.84%) Security Architecture
6 11 (9.02%) Open Source
6 11 (9.02%) Security Management
6 11 (9.02%) ETL
7 10 (8.20%) Requirements Analysis
7 10 (8.20%) Risk Assessment
7 10 (8.20%) Security Testing
7 10 (8.20%) Problem Management
7 10 (8.20%) SDLC
8 9 (7.38%) Incident Management
8 9 (7.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 7 (5.74%) E-Commerce
10 6 (4.92%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 45 (36.89%) SQL
2 21 (17.21%) Java
3 13 (10.66%) Shell Script
4 11 (9.02%) C
5 10 (8.20%) PHP
6 8 (6.56%) JavaScript
7 7 (5.74%) VB
7 7 (5.74%) C++
8 4 (3.28%) Objective-C
8 4 (3.28%) Perl
8 4 (3.28%) C#
9 2 (1.64%) Python
9 2 (1.64%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.82%) RPG
10 1 (0.82%) Ruby
10 1 (0.82%) SAS Macro
10 1 (0.82%) PROC SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (7.38%) Degree
2 4 (3.28%) MCP
2 4 (3.28%) MCITP
2 4 (3.28%) MCSE
2 4 (3.28%) MCSA
2 4 (3.28%) CCNP
2 4 (3.28%) CCNA
2 4 (3.28%) CISSP
2 4 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.46%) A+ Certification
3 3 (2.46%) ISEB
3 3 (2.46%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.46%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.64%) HND
5 1 (0.82%) CISM
5 1 (0.82%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (17.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (12.30%) PCI DSS
3 5 (4.10%) QA
4 4 (3.28%) SLA
5 3 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 10 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.28%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (3.28%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.64%) Samba
4 1 (0.82%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (4.92%) SCCM
2 3 (2.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.64%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.64%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 2 (1.64%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.64%) CA Wily
3 2 (1.64%) Puppet
3 2 (1.64%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.64%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (0.82%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.82%) logstash
4 1 (0.82%) Graylog
4 1 (0.82%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 32 (26.23%) Oracle
2 25 (20.49%) Microsoft
3 14 (11.48%) Teradata
4 13 (10.66%) IBM
5 12 (9.84%) VMware
6 11 (9.02%) HP
7 7 (5.74%) Cisco
8 6 (4.92%) Adobe
9 2 (1.64%) Sun
10 1 (0.82%) Juniper
10 1 (0.82%) Veritas
10 1 (0.82%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.82%) Sourcefire
10 1 (0.82%) Aruba
10 1 (0.82%) F5
10 1 (0.82%) LogRhythm
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Excellent Banking Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Chester, Leeds
Ripe4
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Crewe
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago