The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 19 40 47
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +7
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 16 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 7.24% 3.91% 4.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.00% 18.37% 31.37%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 11
Average salary £50,000 £41,250 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% +19.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £29,800 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £56,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
UNIX
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Operating Systems Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
50 49 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 22.62% 21.30% 14.21%
Number of salaries quoted 47 42 44
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £29,000 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing UNIX across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

UNIX
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing UNIX across the Chester region.

UNIX Salary Trend in Chester

UNIX
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX across the Chester region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Chester

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 9 (39.13%) Linux
2 9 (39.13%) E-Commerce
2 9 (39.13%) Finance
3 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (26.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 6 (26.09%) PCI DSS
3 6 (26.09%) Apache
3 6 (26.09%) SAS
3 6 (26.09%) nginx
4 5 (21.74%) Firewall
4 5 (21.74%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (21.74%) Network Security
4 5 (21.74%) CCNP
4 5 (21.74%) CCNA
4 5 (21.74%) CISSP
4 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (21.74%) Information Security
4 5 (21.74%) Cyber Security
4 5 (21.74%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (21.74%) Mainframe
5 4 (17.39%) Line Management
5 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (17.39%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 4 (17.39%) Teradata
6 3 (13.04%) Degree
6 3 (13.04%) Retail
7 2 (8.70%) Amazon S3
7 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (8.70%) jQuery

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 6 (26.09%) Apache
1 6 (26.09%) SAS
1 6 (26.09%) nginx
2 1 (4.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon S3
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Firewall
1 5 (21.74%) Intrusion Detection
1 5 (21.74%) Network Security
2 1 (4.35%) DHCP
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (17.39%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (8.70%) OLAP
3 2 (8.70%) Base SAS
3 2 (8.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) ChangeMan
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Consultant
1 6 (26.09%) SAS Consultant
2 3 (13.04%) Network Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Security Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Network Specialist
3 2 (8.70%) UNIX Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) Security Specialist
3 2 (8.70%) Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Web Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Senior SAS Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) FIX Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) DBA
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) HTML
1 2 (8.70%) CSS
1 2 (8.70%) Web Services
1 2 (8.70%) Ajax
1 2 (8.70%) jQuery
1 2 (8.70%) HTML5
2 1 (4.35%) Phalcon
2 1 (4.35%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (21.74%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (8.70%) AIX
3 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) E-Commerce
2 5 (21.74%) Information Security
2 5 (21.74%) Cyber Security
2 5 (21.74%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (17.39%) Line Management
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.35%) Logistics
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.70%) PHP
3 1 (4.35%) Perl
3 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.35%) JCL
3 1 (4.35%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) CCNP
1 5 (21.74%) CCNA
1 5 (21.74%) CISSP
1 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.04%) Degree
3 2 (8.70%) A+ Certification
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Samba
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.35%) Sendmail
1 1 (4.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (4.35%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Legato
1 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
1 1 (4.35%) CA Endevor
1 1 (4.35%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Teradata
2 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.35%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Sun
3 1 (4.35%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) Compaq
3 1 (4.35%) EMC
3 1 (4.35%) Veritas
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