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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 37 27 28
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 99 137 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.61% 7.89% 6.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.19% 26.65% 24.88%
Number of salaries quoted 86 121 131
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 £29,600 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £52,800 £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
427 514 631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.18% 29.59% 27.42%
Number of salaries quoted 332 440 557
Average salary £33,926 £35,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.06% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £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 23 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 23 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 +3 29 £40,000 -
Chester 0 15 £39,489 +31.63% 2
Knutsford -5 15 £36,000 -21.73%
Wilmslow - 10 £34,000 - 1
Runcorn +2 1 £18,000 -24.93% 1
Crewe -12 1 £35,000 -26.31% 1
UNIX
North West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 122 (58.37%) Linux
2 79 (37.80%) Finance
3 64 (30.62%) Windows
4 50 (23.92%) Java
5 49 (23.44%) SQL
6 39 (18.66%) Oracle
7 38 (18.18%) TCP/IP
8 35 (16.75%) AIX
9 34 (16.27%) Microsoft
10 33 (15.79%) Middleware
11 30 (14.35%) Change Management
12 26 (12.44%) Shell Script
13 25 (11.96%) Degree
14 24 (11.48%) Problem Management
14 24 (11.48%) ITIL
15 23 (11.00%) SLA
15 23 (11.00%) Computer Science
16 22 (10.53%) IBM
16 22 (10.53%) Banking
17 21 (10.05%) WebSphere
18 20 (9.57%) MS Excel
19 18 (8.61%) Java EE
20 17 (8.13%) Java SE
20 17 (8.13%) SQL Server
20 17 (8.13%) Tivoli
21 16 (7.66%) Mainframe
21 16 (7.66%) VMware
22 15 (7.18%) .NET
22 15 (7.18%) JavaScript
22 15 (7.18%) HTML

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 21 (10.05%) WebSphere
2 13 (6.22%) Tomcat
3 11 (5.26%) MS Exchange
4 10 (4.78%) WebSphere Application Server
4 10 (4.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (4.31%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
5 9 (4.31%) TIBCO EMS
6 8 (3.83%) WebLogic
7 5 (2.39%) IIS
7 5 (2.39%) Apache
8 4 (1.91%) SAS
9 2 (0.96%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.96%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (0.96%) Gentran
9 2 (0.96%) nginx
10 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle 10gAS
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle 9iAS
10 1 (0.48%) MQSeries
Applications
1 20 (9.57%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.31%) MS Office
3 6 (2.87%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.96%) SPSS
4 2 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (4.31%) BusinessWorks
1 9 (4.31%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
1 9 (4.31%) TIBCO iProcess
2 2 (0.96%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.96%) BASE24
2 2 (0.96%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.48%) SaaS
2 1 (0.48%) Route 53
2 1 (0.48%) ElastiCache
2 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.48%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 38 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 14 (6.70%) VPN
2 14 (6.70%) LAN
2 14 (6.70%) WAN
3 13 (6.22%) DNS
4 12 (5.74%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (4.31%) DHCP
6 8 (3.83%) Firewall
7 6 (2.87%) Network Security
8 4 (1.91%) LDAP
9 3 (1.44%) Internet
9 3 (1.44%) FTP
9 3 (1.44%) SSL
10 2 (0.96%) SAN
10 2 (0.96%) ATM
10 2 (0.96%) SSH
10 2 (0.96%) NAS
11 1 (0.48%) PuTTY
11 1 (0.48%) WinSCP
11 1 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.13%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.18%) MySQL
2 15 (7.18%) Oracle Database
3 13 (6.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 13 (6.22%) DB2
4 11 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (3.83%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.35%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.44%) Big Data
7 3 (1.44%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.96%) PowerCenter
8 2 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.96%) Spotfire
8 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.96%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.96%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.48%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (2.87%) Subversion
2 3 (1.44%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (1.44%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.96%) PHPUnit
3 2 (0.96%) Jasmine
3 2 (0.96%) JIRA
3 2 (0.96%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.48%) Aptana Studio
4 1 (0.48%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.48%) WebLogic Workshop
4 1 (0.48%) ChangeMan
4 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.48%) Sublime Text
General
1 79 (37.80%) Finance
2 22 (10.53%) Banking
3 13 (6.22%) Back Office
4 8 (3.83%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.87%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.87%) Billing
6 5 (2.39%) Legal
7 3 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.44%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (1.44%) Marketing
8 2 (0.96%) Retail
8 2 (0.96%) Front Office
9 1 (0.48%) Law
9 1 (0.48%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (22.49%) Administrator
2 39 (18.66%) Support Engineer
3 31 (14.83%) Linux Administrator
4 28 (13.40%) Developer
5 27 (12.92%) Linux Engineer
6 26 (12.44%) Linux Support
7 24 (11.48%) UNIX Administrator
8 23 (11.00%) UNIX Support
9 21 (10.05%) Analyst
10 20 (9.57%) Applications Support
10 20 (9.57%) Linux Support Engineer
11 18 (8.61%) Consultant
11 18 (8.61%) UNIX Engineer
12 17 (8.13%) Systems Administrator
13 16 (7.66%) UNIX Support Engineer
14 12 (5.74%) IT Support
14 12 (5.74%) Junior
15 10 (4.78%) DBA
15 10 (4.78%) Java Developer
15 10 (4.78%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (15.79%) Middleware
2 18 (8.61%) Java EE
3 17 (8.13%) Java SE
4 15 (7.18%) HTML
4 15 (7.18%) .NET
5 12 (5.74%) Web Services
5 12 (5.74%) CSS
5 12 (5.74%) RESTful
6 10 (4.78%) JSON
6 10 (4.78%) XML
7 9 (4.31%) Rendezvous
7 9 (4.31%) Spring
8 8 (3.83%) J2EE
8 8 (3.83%) Hibernate
8 8 (3.83%) HTML5
8 8 (3.83%) JPA
9 5 (2.39%) CSS3
9 5 (2.39%) ASP.NET
9 5 (2.39%) XSD
9 5 (2.39%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.00%) Computer Science
2 16 (7.66%) Mainframe
3 10 (4.78%) Open Source
4 9 (4.31%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.83%) Cryptography
6 5 (2.39%) PKI
6 5 (2.39%) Tandem
6 5 (2.39%) Firmware
6 5 (2.39%) IBM Mainframe
7 4 (1.91%) Social Media
7 4 (1.91%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.44%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.96%) Taxonomies
9 2 (0.96%) Life Science
9 2 (0.96%) Informatics
9 2 (0.96%) W3C
9 2 (0.96%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.96%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.48%) FMCG
10 1 (0.48%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 122 (58.37%) Linux
2 64 (30.62%) Windows
3 35 (16.75%) AIX
4 11 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 9 (4.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (4.31%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.91%) CentOS
6 4 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.91%) Solaris
6 4 (1.91%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.44%) Android
7 3 (1.44%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.96%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.96%) Debian
8 2 (0.96%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.96%) Tru64
8 2 (0.96%) HPUX
9 1 (0.48%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (14.35%) Change Management
2 24 (11.48%) ITIL
2 24 (11.48%) Problem Management
3 12 (5.74%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 11 (5.26%) Information Security
4 11 (5.26%) TDD
5 10 (4.78%) Web Development
5 10 (4.78%) Incident Management
5 10 (4.78%) Software Engineering
5 10 (4.78%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (3.83%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (3.83%) Quality Management
6 8 (3.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (3.83%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (3.35%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (3.35%) Data Protection
8 6 (2.87%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (2.87%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (2.39%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (23.92%) Java
2 49 (23.44%) SQL
3 26 (12.44%) Shell Script
4 15 (7.18%) JavaScript
5 13 (6.22%) PHP
6 11 (5.26%) Python
7 9 (4.31%) PL/SQL
8 8 (3.83%) C#
8 8 (3.83%) C++
8 8 (3.83%) Korn
9 7 (3.35%) Perl
10 3 (1.44%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.44%) Golang
10 3 (1.44%) C
11 2 (0.96%) JCL
12 1 (0.48%) AWK
12 1 (0.48%) sed
12 1 (0.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (11.96%) Degree
2 13 (6.22%) MCP
2 13 (6.22%) MCSE
2 13 (6.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (4.31%) MCSA
3 9 (4.31%) MCTS
3 9 (4.31%) MCITP
4 5 (2.39%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.39%) CCNP
4 5 (2.39%) CCNA
5 4 (1.91%) CISSP
5 4 (1.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.44%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.96%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.96%) CISM
8 1 (0.48%) GCIA
8 1 (0.48%) GCIH
8 1 (0.48%) CEH
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.00%) SLA
2 13 (6.22%) QA
3 5 (2.39%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (7.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.78%) Hyper-V
3 9 (4.31%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.87%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 5 (2.39%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (2.39%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.48%) KVM
7 1 (0.48%) RHEV
7 1 (0.48%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 17 (8.13%) Tivoli
2 7 (3.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (2.39%) Data Guard
4 3 (1.44%) Oracle EDQ
5 2 (0.96%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.48%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.48%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.48%) SCCM
6 1 (0.48%) SCOM
6 1 (0.48%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.48%) Nagios
6 1 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.48%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (18.66%) Oracle
2 34 (16.27%) Microsoft
3 22 (10.53%) IBM
4 16 (7.66%) VMware
5 10 (4.78%) TIBCO
6 6 (2.87%) HP
7 5 (2.39%) Citrix
7 5 (2.39%) Adobe
8 4 (1.91%) JBoss
8 4 (1.91%) Symantec
8 4 (1.91%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.91%) Google
9 3 (1.44%) Cisco
9 3 (1.44%) NetApp
10 2 (0.96%) Sybase
10 2 (0.96%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.96%) SAP
10 2 (0.96%) BMC
10 2 (0.96%) EMC
10 2 (0.96%) Zend
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: plus excellent benefits, bonuses etc.
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Crewe
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: On application + excellent package
Posted: 21 days ago