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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 70 40 27
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -13
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 54 91 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.07% 5.34% 8.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.36% 21.51% 30.04%
Number of salaries quoted 41 83 136
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 £23,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
437 423 536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.83% 24.81% 29.50%
Number of salaries quoted 355 323 446
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,700 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
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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 -9 9 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Knutsford -16 9 £50,000 +17.64%
Chester -8 7 £42,500 +0.60% 2
Wilmslow -3 6 £41,000 +26.15% 1
Crewe -9 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Runcorn - 1 - -
UNIX
North West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 76 (58.02%) Windows
2 71 (54.20%) Finance
3 44 (33.59%) SQL
4 42 (32.06%) Linux
5 34 (25.95%) Oracle
6 33 (25.19%) Information Security
7 26 (19.85%) Microsoft
8 23 (17.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 20 (15.27%) Network Design
9 20 (15.27%) Penetration Testing
10 19 (14.50%) Banking
10 19 (14.50%) Data Warehouse
10 19 (14.50%) Java
11 18 (13.74%) Financial Institution
11 18 (13.74%) Teradata
11 18 (13.74%) PCI DSS
11 18 (13.74%) Server Hardening
12 17 (12.98%) Risk Management
12 17 (12.98%) Mainframe
13 16 (12.21%) MS Office
13 16 (12.21%) Cryptography
14 15 (11.45%) IBM
15 14 (10.69%) Shell Script
15 14 (10.69%) HTML
16 13 (9.92%) SQL Server
16 13 (9.92%) LAN
16 13 (9.92%) Middleware
16 13 (9.92%) Change Management
16 13 (9.92%) WebSphere
17 12 (9.16%) Test Scripting

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (9.92%) WebSphere
2 8 (6.11%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.82%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (3.82%) JBoss
4 3 (2.29%) Apache
4 3 (2.29%) nginx
4 3 (2.29%) iPlanet
5 2 (1.53%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (1.53%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (1.53%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.53%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.53%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.76%) SAS
6 1 (0.76%) Exstream Dialogue
Applications
1 16 (12.21%) MS Office
2 11 (8.40%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.82%) Photoshop
3 5 (3.82%) MS Project
4 1 (0.76%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (1.53%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.53%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (1.53%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.76%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.76%) SaaS
2 1 (0.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.92%) LAN
2 12 (9.16%) WAN
2 12 (9.16%) TCP/IP
3 11 (8.40%) Firewall
4 10 (7.63%) DNS
5 9 (6.87%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (6.11%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (6.11%) VPN
6 8 (6.11%) DHCP
6 8 (6.11%) HTTP
7 5 (3.82%) Network Security
8 2 (1.53%) LDAP
8 2 (1.53%) SAN
9 1 (0.76%) OSPF
9 1 (0.76%) BGP
9 1 (0.76%) Junos
9 1 (0.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.50%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (9.92%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.34%) MySQL
3 7 (5.34%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.82%) Big Data
4 5 (3.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.05%) Data Mining
5 4 (3.05%) DB2
5 4 (3.05%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (3.05%) DTS
6 3 (2.29%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.53%) OLTP
7 2 (1.53%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.53%) Ingres
7 2 (1.53%) DB2 UDB
7 2 (1.53%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 7 (5.34%) LoadRunner
2 5 (3.82%) Subversion
3 2 (1.53%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
General
1 71 (54.20%) Finance
2 19 (14.50%) Banking
3 18 (13.74%) Financial Institution
4 8 (6.11%) Back Office
5 6 (4.58%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.05%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Retail
7 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (22.90%) Security Engineer
2 28 (21.37%) Developer
3 23 (17.56%) Analyst
4 12 (9.16%) Administrator
5 10 (7.63%) AWS Developer
6 9 (6.87%) Network Engineer
7 8 (6.11%) 1st Line Support
7 8 (6.11%) Service Analyst
7 8 (6.11%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (6.11%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (4.58%) Technical Specialist
8 6 (4.58%) DBA
8 6 (4.58%) Test Manager
9 5 (3.82%) Consultant
9 5 (3.82%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (3.82%) Network Security Engineer
9 5 (3.82%) Software Developer
9 5 (3.82%) Performance Manager
9 5 (3.82%) Performance Test Manager
9 5 (3.82%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.69%) HTML
2 13 (9.92%) Middleware
3 12 (9.16%) Web Services
4 11 (8.40%) .NET
5 9 (6.87%) J2EE
5 9 (6.87%) CSS
6 7 (5.34%) ODBC
7 6 (4.58%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (3.82%) XHTML
9 4 (3.05%) Hibernate
9 4 (3.05%) Spring
9 4 (3.05%) .NET Framework
9 4 (3.05%) JSON
9 4 (3.05%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 4 (3.05%) JPA
9 4 (3.05%) RESTful
10 3 (2.29%) Java SE
10 3 (2.29%) Java EE
11 2 (1.53%) jQuery
11 2 (1.53%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.98%) Mainframe
2 16 (12.21%) Cryptography
3 9 (6.87%) Tandem
4 8 (6.11%) Data Structures
5 7 (5.34%) IBM Mainframe
5 7 (5.34%) PKI
6 6 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (3.82%) User Experience
8 4 (3.05%) Computer Science
8 4 (3.05%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.53%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.53%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.53%) Clustering
9 2 (1.53%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 76 (58.02%) Windows
2 42 (32.06%) Linux
3 10 (7.63%) AIX
3 10 (7.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (6.11%) Windows 7
5 5 (3.82%) Solaris
6 2 (1.53%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.53%) HPUX
6 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.53%) Android
7 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.19%) Information Security
2 20 (15.27%) Network Design
2 20 (15.27%) Penetration Testing
3 18 (13.74%) Server Hardening
4 17 (12.98%) Risk Management
5 13 (9.92%) Change Management
6 12 (9.16%) Security Management
6 12 (9.16%) Test Scripting
7 11 (8.40%) Security Testing
7 11 (8.40%) Security Architecture
7 11 (8.40%) SDLC
7 11 (8.40%) Risk Assessment
7 11 (8.40%) Requirements Analysis
7 11 (8.40%) Problem Management
7 11 (8.40%) ETL
8 10 (7.63%) Incident Management
9 9 (6.87%) Open Source
10 8 (6.11%) Cyber Security
11 7 (5.34%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (5.34%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 44 (33.59%) SQL
2 19 (14.50%) Java
3 14 (10.69%) Shell Script
4 11 (8.40%) C
5 7 (5.34%) VB
5 7 (5.34%) PHP
5 7 (5.34%) C++
6 5 (3.82%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.05%) C#
7 4 (3.05%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.53%) Perl
8 2 (1.53%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (7.63%) Degree
2 8 (6.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (6.11%) MCITP
2 8 (6.11%) MCSE
2 8 (6.11%) MCSA
2 8 (6.11%) MCP
3 6 (4.58%) CISSP
3 6 (4.58%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (4.58%) CCNP
3 6 (4.58%) CCNA
4 5 (3.82%) A+ Certification
5 3 (2.29%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.29%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.29%) ISEB
6 2 (1.53%) HND
7 1 (0.76%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (17.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (13.74%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.05%) QA
3 4 (3.05%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 4 (3.05%) SLA
4 2 (1.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (6.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.58%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.05%) Snort
3 4 (3.05%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.53%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (3.82%) SCCM
2 3 (2.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.53%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.53%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 2 (1.53%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.53%) CA Wily
3 2 (1.53%) Puppet
3 2 (1.53%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.53%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (0.76%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.76%) logstash
4 1 (0.76%) Graylog
4 1 (0.76%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 34 (25.95%) Oracle
2 26 (19.85%) Microsoft
3 18 (13.74%) Teradata
4 15 (11.45%) IBM
5 11 (8.40%) HP
6 10 (7.63%) VMware
7 5 (3.82%) Adobe
7 5 (3.82%) Cisco
8 4 (3.05%) Sourcefire
9 2 (1.53%) Sun
9 2 (1.53%) Sybase
10 1 (0.76%) Juniper
10 1 (0.76%) Veritas
10 1 (0.76%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.76%) Aruba
10 1 (0.76%) F5
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