The first table below looks at the demand for UNIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 31 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 Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 45 50 50
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 13 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.73% 1.83% 2.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.57% 7.38% 17.57%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 12
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Operating Systems Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
74 122 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 15.55% 24.85% 15.04%
Number of salaries quoted 65 112 63
Average salary £30,000 £29,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £21,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
UNIX
North West

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

UNIX
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

UNIX Salary Trend in Lancashire

UNIX
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 31 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
Preston +5 2 £37,123 -45.00% 7
Accrington - 1 £41,500 -
UNIX
North West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 16 (59.26%) SQL
1 16 (59.26%) Oracle
2 15 (55.56%) Relational Database
3 14 (51.85%) Validation
3 14 (51.85%) IBM
4 12 (44.44%) Remedy
4 12 (44.44%) Management Information System
4 12 (44.44%) FileNet
4 12 (44.44%) Finance
4 12 (44.44%) VB
4 12 (44.44%) Delphi
4 12 (44.44%) Oracle Financials
4 12 (44.44%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 12 (44.44%) HFM
4 12 (44.44%) Aquila
4 12 (44.44%) Release Management
5 10 (37.04%) Linux
6 7 (25.93%) MySQL
6 7 (25.93%) PHP
6 7 (25.93%) Red Hat
7 6 (22.22%) ITIL
7 6 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (18.52%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (18.52%) Varnish
8 5 (18.52%) tcpdump
8 5 (18.52%) Puppet
8 5 (18.52%) nginx
8 5 (18.52%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (18.52%) Wireshark

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 12 (44.44%) FileNet
2 5 (18.52%) nginx
2 5 (18.52%) Apache
3 2 (7.41%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
3 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.70%) CICS
Business Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Oracle Financials
1 12 (44.44%) HFM
2 2 (7.41%) osCommerce
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) tcpdump
1 5 (18.52%) Wireshark
1 5 (18.52%) SMTP
1 5 (18.52%) DNS
2 2 (7.41%) SSL
2 2 (7.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (55.56%) Relational Database
2 7 (25.93%) MySQL
3 5 (18.52%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database
5 3 (11.11%) RDBMS
6 2 (7.41%) DB2
6 2 (7.41%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (3.70%) TKPROF
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Eclipse
1 2 (7.41%) Subversion
General
1 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Local Government
3 2 (7.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Analyst
2 12 (44.44%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Developer
4 2 (7.41%) DBA
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Support Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (7.41%) PHP Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) IT Operations Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Java Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Java/J2EE Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Operations Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) XML
1 5 (18.52%) HTML
2 4 (14.81%) CSS
3 3 (11.11%) J2EE
4 2 (7.41%) Middleware
4 2 (7.41%) SOAP
4 2 (7.41%) Web Services
4 2 (7.41%) WSDL
4 2 (7.41%) HTML5
4 2 (7.41%) CSS3
4 2 (7.41%) jQuery
4 2 (7.41%) Ajax
5 1 (3.70%) EJB
5 1 (3.70%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 5 (18.52%) Replication
3 3 (11.11%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Linux
2 5 (18.52%) Ubuntu
3 2 (7.41%) AIX
3 2 (7.41%) CentOS
3 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Solaris
4 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Validation
2 12 (44.44%) Release Management
3 6 (22.22%) ITIL
3 6 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (18.52%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (18.52%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
4 5 (18.52%) Business Continuity
5 4 (14.81%) OO
6 2 (7.41%) Scrum
6 2 (7.41%) SEO
6 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.41%) SOA
6 2 (7.41%) UML
6 2 (7.41%) Master Data Management
6 2 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (7.41%) Product Management
6 2 (7.41%) OO PHP
6 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) SQL
2 12 (44.44%) VB
2 12 (44.44%) Delphi
2 12 (44.44%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 7 (25.93%) PHP
4 5 (18.52%) Ruby
4 5 (18.52%) Perl
5 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
6 3 (11.11%) Java
7 2 (7.41%) COBOL
8 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.70%) JCL
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Varnish
1 5 (18.52%) Squid
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (18.52%) Puppet
1 5 (18.52%) SCOM
1 5 (18.52%) Nagios
1 5 (18.52%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Oracle
2 14 (51.85%) IBM
3 12 (44.44%) Remedy
3 12 (44.44%) Aquila
4 7 (25.93%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.70%) Sun
5 1 (3.70%) CA
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Preston, Lancashire
CSC
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Salary Negotiable for the right candidate
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
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CSC
Salary: From £35 to £45 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
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CSC
Salary: From £25 to £35 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
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CSC
Salary: From £35 to £45 per annum
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Blackburn
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago