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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 56 29 24
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -5
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 63 106 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.92% 6.19% 9.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.71% 25.18% 31.76%
Number of salaries quoted 49 81 131
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.25%
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
377 421 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.43% 24.58% 30.18%
Number of salaries quoted 298 316 447
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Warrington +4 10 £41,250 -8.33%
Knutsford -16 9 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Wilmslow +5 7 £39,250 +20.76%
Chester -6 3 £42,500 +6.25%
Runcorn -2 1 - - 1
Crewe - 1 £40,000 -
UNIX
North West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 84 (57.93%) Windows
2 70 (48.28%) Finance
3 60 (41.38%) Linux
4 43 (29.66%) SQL
5 38 (26.21%) Oracle
6 29 (20.00%) Information Security
7 27 (18.62%) Microsoft
8 26 (17.93%) PCI DSS
9 24 (16.55%) Data Warehouse
10 23 (15.86%) Teradata
10 23 (15.86%) Banking
11 20 (13.79%) Network Design
11 20 (13.79%) Java
12 19 (13.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 18 (12.41%) Risk Management
14 17 (11.72%) Financial Institution
14 17 (11.72%) Mainframe
14 17 (11.72%) TCP/IP
15 16 (11.03%) LAN
15 16 (11.03%) SQL Server
15 16 (11.03%) Shell Script
15 16 (11.03%) Cryptography
15 16 (11.03%) Penetration Testing
16 15 (10.34%) Web Services
16 15 (10.34%) WAN
16 15 (10.34%) IBM
17 14 (9.66%) MS Excel
17 14 (9.66%) MS Office
17 14 (9.66%) VMware
17 14 (9.66%) Intrusion Detection

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 11 (7.59%) nginx
1 11 (7.59%) Apache
2 9 (6.21%) WebSphere
3 8 (5.52%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.45%) JBoss
4 5 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (2.07%) iPlanet
5 3 (2.07%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.38%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.38%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.38%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.69%) SAS
7 1 (0.69%) Exstream Dialogue
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.69%) WordPress
7 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 14 (9.66%) MS Excel
1 14 (9.66%) MS Office
2 1 (0.69%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.38%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (1.38%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (1.38%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (1.38%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.38%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.69%) Exstream
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.38%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.69%) SaaS
3 1 (0.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.72%) TCP/IP
2 16 (11.03%) LAN
3 15 (10.34%) WAN
4 14 (9.66%) Intrusion Detection
5 13 (8.97%) DNS
6 11 (7.59%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (7.59%) Firewall
6 11 (7.59%) DHCP
6 11 (7.59%) VPN
7 8 (5.52%) HTTP
8 5 (3.45%) Network Security
9 2 (1.38%) LDAP
9 2 (1.38%) SAN
10 1 (0.69%) Wireless
10 1 (0.69%) OSPF
10 1 (0.69%) BGP
10 1 (0.69%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (16.55%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (11.03%) SQL Server
3 10 (6.90%) Big Data
4 9 (6.21%) Data Mining
5 7 (4.83%) DB2
6 6 (4.14%) Oracle Database
7 5 (3.45%) OLTP
7 5 (3.45%) Ingres
7 5 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (3.45%) DB2 UDB
8 4 (2.76%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.76%) DTS
9 3 (2.07%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (1.38%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (1.38%) MySQL
10 2 (1.38%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 7 (4.83%) LoadRunner
2 3 (2.07%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.69%) Selenium
3 1 (0.69%) Jenkins
General
1 70 (48.28%) Finance
2 23 (15.86%) Banking
3 17 (11.72%) Financial Institution
4 11 (7.59%) Back Office
5 5 (3.45%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.76%) Corporate Banking
6 4 (2.76%) Retail
7 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (20.00%) Analyst
2 28 (19.31%) Developer
3 26 (17.93%) Security Engineer
4 14 (9.66%) Administrator
5 10 (6.90%) AWS Developer
5 10 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (6.90%) 1st Line Support
5 10 (6.90%) Service Analyst
5 10 (6.90%) Service Desk Analyst
6 9 (6.21%) Network Engineer
7 8 (5.52%) DBA
7 8 (5.52%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (4.14%) Technical Specialist
8 6 (4.14%) Test Manager
9 5 (3.45%) Software Developer
9 5 (3.45%) Network Security Engineer
9 5 (3.45%) Java Developer
9 5 (3.45%) Performance Manager
9 5 (3.45%) Performance Test Manager
9 5 (3.45%) Teradata DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.34%) Web Services
2 12 (8.28%) .NET
3 11 (7.59%) Middleware
3 11 (7.59%) HTML
4 9 (6.21%) J2EE
5 7 (4.83%) ODBC
6 6 (4.14%) CSS
7 4 (2.76%) RESTful
7 4 (2.76%) JPA
7 4 (2.76%) jQuery
7 4 (2.76%) .NET Framework
7 4 (2.76%) Java SE
7 4 (2.76%) JSON
7 4 (2.76%) Spring
7 4 (2.76%) Hibernate
8 3 (2.07%) Java EE
9 2 (1.38%) HTML5
9 2 (1.38%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (1.38%) Ajax
9 2 (1.38%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.72%) Mainframe
2 16 (11.03%) Cryptography
3 14 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (6.21%) Tandem
5 8 (5.52%) Data Structures
6 7 (4.83%) PKI
6 7 (4.83%) IBM Mainframe
7 5 (3.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (2.76%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.76%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.38%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.38%) HP Superdome
9 2 (1.38%) Clustering
10 1 (0.69%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 84 (57.93%) Windows
2 60 (41.38%) Linux
3 13 (8.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (7.59%) Windows 7
5 6 (4.14%) AIX
6 5 (3.45%) Solaris
7 3 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.38%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.38%) Android
8 2 (1.38%) HPUX
8 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (20.00%) Information Security
2 20 (13.79%) Network Design
3 18 (12.41%) Risk Management
4 16 (11.03%) Penetration Testing
5 14 (9.66%) Server Hardening
6 12 (8.28%) E-Commerce
6 12 (8.28%) Security Management
7 11 (7.59%) Requirements Analysis
7 11 (7.59%) Security Testing
7 11 (7.59%) Security Architecture
7 11 (7.59%) Risk Assessment
7 11 (7.59%) ETL
7 11 (7.59%) SDLC
8 10 (6.90%) Problem Management
9 9 (6.21%) Incident Management
9 9 (6.21%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (6.21%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (6.21%) SIEM
9 9 (6.21%) Anomaly Detection
10 8 (5.52%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 43 (29.66%) SQL
2 20 (13.79%) Java
3 16 (11.03%) Shell Script
4 11 (7.59%) C
5 7 (4.83%) VB
5 7 (4.83%) C++
6 4 (2.76%) C#
6 4 (2.76%) PHP
6 4 (2.76%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.38%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.38%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.38%) Perl
8 1 (0.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (8.28%) Degree
2 11 (7.59%) MCITP
2 11 (7.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (7.59%) MCP
2 11 (7.59%) MCSE
2 11 (7.59%) MCSA
3 6 (4.14%) CCNP
3 6 (4.14%) CCNA
3 6 (4.14%) CISSP
3 6 (4.14%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.45%) A+ Certification
4 5 (3.45%) ISEB
5 4 (2.76%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.76%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.38%) HND
7 1 (0.69%) MCTS
7 1 (0.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (17.93%) PCI DSS
2 19 (13.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (4.83%) SLA
4 6 (4.14%) QA
5 3 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (8.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.21%) Snort
3 6 (4.14%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.07%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.38%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (3.45%) SCCM
2 3 (2.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.38%) Puppet
3 2 (1.38%) CA Wily
3 2 (1.38%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.38%) OMEGAMON
3 2 (1.38%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.38%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.38%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (0.69%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.69%) Graylog
4 1 (0.69%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.69%) logstash
Vendors
1 38 (26.21%) Oracle
2 27 (18.62%) Microsoft
3 23 (15.86%) Teradata
4 15 (10.34%) IBM
5 14 (9.66%) VMware
6 11 (7.59%) HP
7 9 (6.21%) Sourcefire
8 5 (3.45%) Sybase
9 4 (2.76%) Cisco
10 2 (1.38%) Sun
11 1 (0.69%) Veritas
11 1 (0.69%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.69%) Juniper
11 1 (0.69%) Aruba
11 1 (0.69%) F5
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Jonathan Garth
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Atos
Posted: 16 days ago