The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 40 25 28
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 99 134 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.52% 7.81% 6.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.86% 26.53% 25.08%
Number of salaries quoted 84 118 131
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £29,450 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £53,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
433 505 626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.15% 29.45% 27.21%
Number of salaries quoted 339 429 548
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
UNIX
North West

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 July 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 28 July 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 0 30 £40,000 - 1
Knutsford -4 16 £35,000 -23.91% 1
Chester -2 14 £36,671 +24.30% 1
Wilmslow - 10 £34,000 -
Runcorn +1 1 £18,000 -24.93% 1
Crewe -14 1 £35,000 -26.31% 1
UNIX
North West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 123 (59.71%) Linux
2 77 (37.38%) Finance
3 62 (30.10%) Windows
4 50 (24.27%) Java
4 50 (24.27%) SQL
5 41 (19.90%) Oracle
6 38 (18.45%) TCP/IP
7 34 (16.50%) Microsoft
8 32 (15.53%) AIX
9 30 (14.56%) Middleware
9 30 (14.56%) Change Management
10 26 (12.62%) Shell Script
11 25 (12.14%) ITIL
11 25 (12.14%) Degree
12 24 (11.65%) SLA
13 23 (11.17%) Computer Science
13 23 (11.17%) Problem Management
14 22 (10.68%) IBM
14 22 (10.68%) Banking
15 20 (9.71%) WebSphere
15 20 (9.71%) MS Excel
16 18 (8.74%) SQL Server
17 17 (8.25%) Tivoli
17 17 (8.25%) VMware
17 17 (8.25%) Java EE
18 16 (7.77%) Java SE
18 16 (7.77%) VMware Infrastructure
18 16 (7.77%) MySQL
19 15 (7.28%) JavaScript
19 15 (7.28%) HTML

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 20 (9.71%) WebSphere
2 13 (6.31%) Tomcat
3 11 (5.34%) MS Exchange
4 10 (4.85%) WebSphere Application Server
4 10 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (3.88%) WebLogic
5 8 (3.88%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
5 8 (3.88%) TIBCO EMS
6 5 (2.43%) IIS
6 5 (2.43%) Apache
7 4 (1.94%) SAS
8 2 (0.97%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.97%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (0.97%) nginx
9 1 (0.49%) Gentran
9 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle 10gAS
9 1 (0.49%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle 9iAS
Applications
1 20 (9.71%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.37%) MS Office
3 6 (2.91%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.97%) SPSS
4 2 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (3.88%) BusinessWorks
1 8 (3.88%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
1 8 (3.88%) TIBCO iProcess
2 2 (0.97%) SAP MDM
2 2 (0.97%) BASE24
2 2 (0.97%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.49%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.49%) SaaS
2 1 (0.49%) ElastiCache
2 1 (0.49%) Route 53
2 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (18.45%) TCP/IP
2 14 (6.80%) LAN
2 14 (6.80%) WAN
2 14 (6.80%) VPN
3 13 (6.31%) DNS
4 12 (5.83%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (4.37%) DHCP
6 8 (3.88%) Firewall
7 6 (2.91%) Network Security
8 4 (1.94%) LDAP
9 3 (1.46%) Internet
9 3 (1.46%) FTP
10 2 (0.97%) SAN
10 2 (0.97%) ATM
10 2 (0.97%) SSH
10 2 (0.97%) NAS
11 1 (0.49%) PuTTY
11 1 (0.49%) WinSCP
11 1 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.49%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.74%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.77%) MySQL
3 14 (6.80%) DB2
3 14 (6.80%) Oracle Database
4 12 (5.83%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (4.85%) Oracle Database 10g
6 8 (3.88%) Relational Database
7 7 (3.40%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.46%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.46%) Big Data
9 2 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.97%) PowerCenter
9 2 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.97%) Spotfire
9 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.97%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.97%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.49%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (2.91%) Subversion
2 3 (1.46%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.46%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.97%) JIRA
3 2 (0.97%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.97%) Jasmine
3 2 (0.97%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.49%) Sublime Text
4 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.49%) Aptana Studio
4 1 (0.49%) SilkPerformer
4 1 (0.49%) WebLogic Workshop
4 1 (0.49%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.49%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.49%) ChangeMan
General
1 77 (37.38%) Finance
2 22 (10.68%) Banking
3 13 (6.31%) Back Office
4 9 (4.37%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.91%) Billing
5 6 (2.91%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.94%) Legal
7 3 (1.46%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (1.46%) Marketing
7 3 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.46%) Retail
8 2 (0.97%) Front Office
9 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 46 (22.33%) Administrator
2 38 (18.45%) Support Engineer
3 31 (15.05%) Linux Administrator
4 29 (14.08%) Developer
5 27 (13.11%) Linux Engineer
6 26 (12.62%) Linux Support
7 22 (10.68%) UNIX Administrator
8 21 (10.19%) Analyst
8 21 (10.19%) UNIX Support
9 20 (9.71%) Linux Support Engineer
9 20 (9.71%) Applications Support
10 17 (8.25%) Systems Administrator
11 16 (7.77%) UNIX Engineer
12 15 (7.28%) Consultant
13 14 (6.80%) UNIX Support Engineer
14 12 (5.83%) Junior
14 12 (5.83%) IT Support
15 10 (4.85%) Java Developer
15 10 (4.85%) Support Analyst
16 9 (4.37%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (14.56%) Middleware
2 17 (8.25%) Java EE
3 16 (7.77%) Java SE
4 15 (7.28%) HTML
5 14 (6.80%) .NET
6 12 (5.83%) CSS
6 12 (5.83%) Web Services
6 12 (5.83%) RESTful
7 11 (5.34%) XML
8 10 (4.85%) JSON
9 9 (4.37%) Spring
9 9 (4.37%) J2EE
10 8 (3.88%) Hibernate
10 8 (3.88%) Rendezvous
10 8 (3.88%) HTML5
10 8 (3.88%) JPA
11 6 (2.91%) XSD
12 5 (2.43%) CSS3
12 5 (2.43%) XSLT
12 5 (2.43%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.17%) Computer Science
2 13 (6.31%) Mainframe
3 10 (4.85%) Open Source
4 9 (4.37%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.40%) Cryptography
6 5 (2.43%) Firmware
7 4 (1.94%) Tandem
7 4 (1.94%) PKI
7 4 (1.94%) IBM Mainframe
7 4 (1.94%) Social Media
7 4 (1.94%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.46%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.97%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.97%) W3C
9 2 (0.97%) Taxonomies
9 2 (0.97%) Life Science
9 2 (0.97%) Informatics
9 2 (0.97%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.49%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 123 (59.71%) Linux
2 62 (30.10%) Windows
3 32 (15.53%) AIX
4 12 (5.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (5.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (5.83%) Windows 7
5 10 (4.85%) Windows XP
6 9 (4.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.94%) Solaris
7 4 (1.94%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.94%) CentOS
8 3 (1.46%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.46%) Android
9 2 (0.97%) Debian
9 2 (0.97%) HPUX
9 2 (0.97%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.97%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.49%) VMS
10 1 (0.49%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (14.56%) Change Management
2 25 (12.14%) ITIL
3 23 (11.17%) Problem Management
4 12 (5.83%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (5.34%) TDD
5 11 (5.34%) Information Security
6 10 (4.85%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (4.85%) Service Delivery
6 10 (4.85%) Web Development
6 10 (4.85%) Incident Management
6 10 (4.85%) Software Engineering
7 9 (4.37%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (4.37%) Quality Management
8 8 (3.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (3.88%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (2.91%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (2.91%) Data Protection
9 6 (2.91%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (2.91%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (2.43%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 50 (24.27%) Java
1 50 (24.27%) SQL
2 26 (12.62%) Shell Script
3 15 (7.28%) JavaScript
4 13 (6.31%) PHP
5 11 (5.34%) Python
6 9 (4.37%) Korn
6 9 (4.37%) PL/SQL
6 9 (4.37%) C#
7 8 (3.88%) C++
8 6 (2.91%) Perl
9 3 (1.46%) Golang
9 3 (1.46%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.46%) C
10 2 (0.97%) AWK
10 2 (0.97%) sed
11 1 (0.49%) VBA
11 1 (0.49%) JCL
Qualifications
1 25 (12.14%) Degree
2 13 (6.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (6.31%) MCSE
2 13 (6.31%) MCP
3 9 (4.37%) MCTS
3 9 (4.37%) MCITP
3 9 (4.37%) MCSA
4 5 (2.43%) CCNP
4 5 (2.43%) CCNA
4 5 (2.43%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.94%) CISSP
5 4 (1.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (1.94%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.97%) CISM
6 2 (0.97%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.49%) CRISC
7 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.49%) CEH
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (11.65%) SLA
2 13 (6.31%) QA
3 5 (2.43%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (7.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.85%) Hyper-V
3 9 (4.37%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.91%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 5 (2.43%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (1.94%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.49%) KVM
8 1 (0.49%) RHEV
8 1 (0.49%) GPFS
8 1 (0.49%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (8.25%) Tivoli
2 7 (3.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (2.43%) Data Guard
4 3 (1.46%) Oracle EDQ
5 2 (0.97%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.49%) Puppet
6 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.49%) SCCM
6 1 (0.49%) SCOM
6 1 (0.49%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.49%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.49%) Nagios
6 1 (0.49%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 41 (19.90%) Oracle
2 34 (16.50%) Microsoft
3 22 (10.68%) IBM
4 17 (8.25%) VMware
5 9 (4.37%) TIBCO
6 7 (3.40%) HP
7 5 (2.43%) Adobe
7 5 (2.43%) Citrix
8 4 (1.94%) Symantec
8 4 (1.94%) NetApp
8 4 (1.94%) JBoss
8 4 (1.94%) Google
9 3 (1.46%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.46%) Cisco
10 2 (0.97%) Teradata
10 2 (0.97%) EMC
10 2 (0.97%) CA
10 2 (0.97%) Hyperion
10 2 (0.97%) Informatica
10 2 (0.97%) BMC
Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 4 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Crewe
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: On application + excellent package
Posted: 26 days ago