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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 35 38 36
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 121 89 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.24% 5.59% 6.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.42% 20.41% 23.40%
Number of salaries quoted 88 84 104
Average salary £35,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.66% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £29,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,358 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
476 436 564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.56% 27.40% 26.20%
Number of salaries quoted 366 376 467
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +8 31 £37,250 +14.61% 2
Knutsford -1 22 £35,000 -23.91% 5
Wilmslow - 11 £34,000 - 1
Chester -11 6 £32,500 -0.76% 2
Nantwich - 2 £40,000 -
Runcorn -4 1 £18,000 -24.93% 1
Crewe -9 1 £35,000 -17.64%
Alderley Edge - 1 £50,000 -
UNIX
North West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 137 (60.89%) Linux
2 81 (36.00%) Finance
3 80 (35.56%) Windows
4 65 (28.89%) SQL
5 54 (24.00%) Oracle
5 54 (24.00%) Java
6 50 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 39 (17.33%) AIX
8 35 (15.56%) TCP/IP
9 34 (15.11%) Shell Script
10 30 (13.33%) Change Management
10 30 (13.33%) SLA
11 29 (12.89%) IBM
11 29 (12.89%) ITIL
12 26 (11.56%) Windows Server 2008
12 26 (11.56%) VMware
13 24 (10.67%) Problem Management
14 22 (9.78%) WebSphere
14 22 (9.78%) Degree
15 21 (9.33%) VMware Infrastructure
15 21 (9.33%) MS Excel
15 21 (9.33%) LAN
15 21 (9.33%) WAN
15 21 (9.33%) MySQL
15 21 (9.33%) Middleware
16 20 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
16 20 (8.89%) Windows 7
16 20 (8.89%) Computer Science
17 19 (8.44%) SQL Server
17 19 (8.44%) DB2

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 22 (9.78%) WebSphere
2 19 (8.44%) MS Exchange
3 14 (6.22%) Tomcat
4 13 (5.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (4.89%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (3.56%) WebLogic
6 8 (3.56%) SharePoint
7 7 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (2.67%) IIS
8 6 (2.67%) Apache
8 6 (2.67%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (2.67%) Lync
9 5 (2.22%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
9 5 (2.22%) TIBCO EMS
10 4 (1.78%) SAS
11 2 (0.89%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (0.89%) nginx
12 1 (0.44%) Oracle 10gAS
12 1 (0.44%) Oracle 9iAS
Applications
1 21 (9.33%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.33%) MS Office
3 5 (2.22%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.33%) SPSS
5 2 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.22%) BusinessWorks
1 5 (2.22%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
1 5 (2.22%) TIBCO iProcess
2 2 (0.89%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.89%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.44%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.44%) SaaS
2 1 (0.44%) Route 53
2 1 (0.44%) ElastiCache
2 1 (0.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 35 (15.56%) TCP/IP
2 21 (9.33%) LAN
2 21 (9.33%) WAN
3 17 (7.56%) VPN
4 16 (7.11%) DNS
5 14 (6.22%) Wi-Fi
6 13 (5.78%) DHCP
7 8 (3.56%) Firewall
8 6 (2.67%) SNMP
8 6 (2.67%) Network Security
9 4 (1.78%) LDAP
10 3 (1.33%) SSL
10 3 (1.33%) SAN
10 3 (1.33%) Internet
11 2 (0.89%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.89%) SSH
11 2 (0.89%) NAS
12 1 (0.44%) PuTTY
12 1 (0.44%) WinSCP
12 1 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.33%) MySQL
2 19 (8.44%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.44%) DB2
3 15 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 13 (5.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (4.89%) Oracle Database 10g
6 10 (4.44%) Relational Database
7 7 (3.11%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.22%) Big Data
9 4 (1.78%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.89%) PowerCenter
10 2 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.89%) Spotfire
10 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.89%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.89%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.44%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 6 (2.67%) LoadRunner
1 6 (2.67%) SilkPerformer
2 5 (2.22%) Subversion
3 4 (1.78%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (1.33%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (1.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.89%) PHPUnit
5 2 (0.89%) Jasmine
5 2 (0.89%) JIRA
5 2 (0.89%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.44%) Aptana Studio
6 1 (0.44%) Gradle
6 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.44%) Sublime Text
6 1 (0.44%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.44%) Ant
6 1 (0.44%) JUnit
6 1 (0.44%) Maven
6 1 (0.44%) WebLogic Workshop
6 1 (0.44%) ChangeMan
General
1 81 (36.00%) Finance
2 18 (8.00%) Banking
2 18 (8.00%) Back Office
3 9 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.00%) Financial Institution
4 6 (2.67%) Billing
5 5 (2.22%) Retail
6 3 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.33%) Corporate Banking
6 3 (1.33%) Marketing
6 3 (1.33%) Legal
7 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.44%) Law
Job Titles
1 50 (22.22%) Administrator
2 38 (16.89%) Support Engineer
3 32 (14.22%) Developer
4 28 (12.44%) Linux Administrator
5 25 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
6 24 (10.67%) Linux Support
7 23 (10.22%) Systems Administrator
8 22 (9.78%) Applications Support
9 19 (8.44%) UNIX Administrator
9 19 (8.44%) Linux Support Engineer
10 17 (7.56%) UNIX Support
10 17 (7.56%) Analyst
11 13 (5.78%) Consultant
12 12 (5.33%) UNIX Engineer
12 12 (5.33%) IT Support
13 11 (4.89%) UNIX Support Engineer
13 11 (4.89%) Applications Developer
13 11 (4.89%) IT Support Engineer
13 11 (4.89%) Java Developer
14 10 (4.44%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.33%) Middleware
2 16 (7.11%) XML
3 15 (6.67%) J2EE
4 14 (6.22%) Java EE
5 13 (5.78%) Web Services
5 13 (5.78%) Java SE
5 13 (5.78%) RESTful
6 11 (4.89%) HTML
6 11 (4.89%) CSS
6 11 (4.89%) XSD
7 10 (4.44%) XSLT
7 10 (4.44%) Spring
7 10 (4.44%) JSON
8 8 (3.56%) Hibernate
8 8 (3.56%) .NET
8 8 (3.56%) JPA
9 5 (2.22%) WebSphere MQ
9 5 (2.22%) Rendezvous
10 4 (1.78%) XHTML
10 4 (1.78%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.89%) Computer Science
2 15 (6.67%) Mainframe
3 13 (5.78%) Open Source
4 11 (4.89%) Firmware
5 8 (3.56%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.67%) Cryptography
7 4 (1.78%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.78%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.33%) Social Media
8 3 (1.33%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (1.33%) PKI
8 3 (1.33%) Online Banking
8 3 (1.33%) Tandem
9 2 (0.89%) Clustering
9 2 (0.89%) W3C
9 2 (0.89%) Taxonomies
9 2 (0.89%) Informatics
9 2 (0.89%) Life Science
9 2 (0.89%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.44%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 137 (60.89%) Linux
2 80 (35.56%) Windows
3 39 (17.33%) AIX
4 26 (11.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (8.89%) Windows 7
6 18 (8.00%) Windows XP
7 12 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (4.44%) CentOS
9 7 (3.11%) Solaris
10 4 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.78%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.33%) Android
11 3 (1.33%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.89%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.89%) Debian
12 2 (0.89%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.89%) zOS
13 1 (0.44%) HPUX
13 1 (0.44%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (13.33%) Change Management
2 29 (12.89%) ITIL
3 24 (10.67%) Problem Management
4 15 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (6.22%) Quality Management
5 14 (6.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (5.78%) Software Engineering
7 12 (5.33%) TDD
8 11 (4.89%) Information Security
9 10 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (4.44%) Incident Management
10 9 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (3.56%) Test Management
11 8 (3.56%) Strategic Planning
11 8 (3.56%) Service Delivery
11 8 (3.56%) Configuration Management
12 7 (3.11%) Service Management
13 6 (2.67%) Web Development
13 6 (2.67%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 65 (28.89%) SQL
2 54 (24.00%) Java
3 34 (15.11%) Shell Script
4 14 (6.22%) JavaScript
4 14 (6.22%) C#
5 11 (4.89%) Python
5 11 (4.89%) Korn
6 9 (4.00%) Perl
7 8 (3.56%) PHP
7 8 (3.56%) PL/SQL
8 7 (3.11%) C++
9 3 (1.33%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.33%) C
9 3 (1.33%) AWK
9 3 (1.33%) sed
10 2 (0.89%) JCL
11 1 (0.44%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (9.78%) Degree
2 17 (7.56%) MCSE
2 17 (7.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (7.11%) MCP
4 12 (5.33%) MCTS
4 12 (5.33%) MCITP
4 12 (5.33%) MCSA
5 6 (2.67%) ISEB
5 6 (2.67%) ISTQB
5 6 (2.67%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (1.78%) CISSP
6 4 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.78%) CCNP
6 4 (1.78%) CCNA
7 3 (1.33%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.89%) CISM
9 1 (0.44%) GCIA
9 1 (0.44%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (13.33%) SLA
2 15 (6.67%) QA
3 5 (2.22%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 21 (9.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (5.78%) Hyper-V
3 9 (4.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 6 (2.67%) VMware ESX
4 6 (2.67%) vSphere
5 4 (1.78%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (1.78%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.89%) GPFS
6 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.89%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.44%) Samba
7 1 (0.44%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.44%) Veritas File System
7 1 (0.44%) KVM
7 1 (0.44%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 17 (7.56%) Tivoli
2 8 (3.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 7 (3.11%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (3.11%) SCCM
4 6 (2.67%) WSUS
4 6 (2.67%) WhatsUp Gold
4 6 (2.67%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (2.67%) Backup Exec
4 6 (2.67%) HP SIM
5 4 (1.78%) Puppet
5 4 (1.78%) Data Guard
6 3 (1.33%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.33%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (0.44%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.44%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.44%) Nagios
7 1 (0.44%) Legato
7 1 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.44%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 54 (24.00%) Oracle
2 50 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 29 (12.89%) IBM
4 26 (11.56%) VMware
5 15 (6.67%) HP
6 10 (4.44%) Symantec
6 10 (4.44%) Red Hat
7 7 (3.11%) Cisco
7 7 (3.11%) Dell
8 6 (2.67%) Citrix
8 6 (2.67%) TIBCO
8 6 (2.67%) Sophos
9 5 (2.22%) NetApp
10 4 (1.78%) JBoss
10 4 (1.78%) Adobe
11 3 (1.33%) EMC
12 2 (0.89%) Sybase
12 2 (0.89%) Business Objects
12 2 (0.89%) SAP
12 2 (0.89%) BMC
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: On Application + Excellent Package
Posted: 11 days ago