The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 48 48 56
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 9 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.93% 2.77% 0.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.00% 15.38% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 1
Average salary £37,500 £32,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.18% -21.95%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 Lancashire region.

Operating Systems Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
100 78 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 21.41% 18.01% 22.72%
Number of salaries quoted 91 76 95
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £17,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £35,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

UNIX Salary Histogram 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 4 March 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
(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
Burnley - 3 £37,500 -
Blackburn - 2 £51,250 -
Preston +6 1 £42,500 +32.81% 1
UNIX
North West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) MySQL
3 6 (50.00%) Solaris
3 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (50.00%) Nagios
3 6 (50.00%) Firewall
3 6 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 6 (50.00%) CentOS
3 6 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 4 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 4 (33.33%) AIX
4 4 (33.33%) DNS
4 4 (33.33%) PHP
4 4 (33.33%) Apache
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (16.67%) Perl
6 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
6 2 (16.67%) Python
6 2 (16.67%) FreeBSD
6 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 2 (16.67%) LAN
6 2 (16.67%) VoIP
6 2 (16.67%) DHCP
6 2 (16.67%) NFS
6 2 (16.67%) SSL

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 4 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) nginx
2 2 (16.67%) Lync
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (16.67%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (16.67%) LAN
3 2 (16.67%) VoIP
3 2 (16.67%) DHCP
3 2 (16.67%) SSL
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security
3 2 (16.67%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (16.67%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) Head of IT
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (8.33%) FIXML
1 1 (8.33%) FpML
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
1 2 (16.67%) Replication
1 2 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (8.33%) SWIFT
2 1 (8.33%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Solaris
2 6 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 6 (50.00%) CentOS
3 4 (33.33%) AIX
4 2 (16.67%) FreeBSD
4 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) OpenBSD
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (8.33%) Data Mapping
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) PHP
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) Perl
2 2 (16.67%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) VCP4
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) NFS
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
1 2 (16.67%) Postfix
1 2 (16.67%) Sendmail
1 2 (16.67%) XenApp
1 2 (16.67%) KVM
1 2 (16.67%) Ceph
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (16.67%) vSphere
1 2 (16.67%) Varnish
1 2 (16.67%) Dovecot
1 2 (16.67%) Openswan
1 2 (16.67%) SpamAssassin
1 2 (16.67%) OpenSIPS
1 2 (16.67%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Nagios
2 2 (16.67%) Cacti
2 2 (16.67%) Munin
2 2 (16.67%) logstash
2 2 (16.67%) Rsyslog
2 2 (16.67%) Bacula
2 2 (16.67%) yum
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 6 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) Avaya
4 2 (16.67%) NetApp
4 2 (16.67%) Percona
5 1 (8.33%) Business Objects
Lancashire
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago