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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 62 42 32
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -10
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 3 23 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.60% 4.24% 6.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.59% 15.03% 28.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 24
Average salary £23,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.28% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
116 153 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 23.15% 28.18% 21.01%
Number of salaries quoted 96 130 80
Average salary £31,500 £32,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.81% +0.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
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
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 21 November 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 -12 1 £24,500 -57.39% 2
UNIX
North West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 9 (64.29%) IBM
2 9 (64.29%) Relational Database
3 8 (57.14%) Oracle
4 7 (50.00%) Delphi
4 7 (50.00%) VB
4 7 (50.00%) Oracle Financials
4 7 (50.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 7 (50.00%) Remedy
4 7 (50.00%) FileNet
4 7 (50.00%) Finance
4 7 (50.00%) Validation
4 7 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 7 (50.00%) HFM
4 7 (50.00%) Aquila
4 7 (50.00%) Release Management
5 4 (28.57%) Linux
6 3 (21.43%) Windows
7 2 (14.29%) AIX
7 2 (14.29%) J2EE
7 2 (14.29%) CSS
7 2 (14.29%) SOAP
7 2 (14.29%) Web Services
7 2 (14.29%) XML
7 2 (14.29%) HTML
7 2 (14.29%) Java
7 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 2 (14.29%) DB2
7 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 7 (50.00%) FileNet
2 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 2 (14.29%) Lync
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle Financials
1 7 (50.00%) HFM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) DHCP
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
1 2 (14.29%) SSL
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) DB2
2 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 2 (14.29%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) J2EE
1 2 (14.29%) CSS
1 2 (14.29%) SOAP
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
1 2 (14.29%) XML
1 2 (14.29%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) AIX
3 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) CentOS
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Validation
1 7 (50.00%) Release Management
2 2 (14.29%) Product Management
2 2 (14.29%) SEO
2 2 (14.29%) Master Data Management
2 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 2 (14.29%) Scrum
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Data Management
2 2 (14.29%) Web Development
2 2 (14.29%) UML
2 2 (14.29%) OO
2 2 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Data Security
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (7.14%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) VB
2 7 (50.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 7 (50.00%) Delphi
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) COBOL
4 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) XenApp
1 2 (14.29%) vSphere
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) IBM
2 8 (57.14%) Oracle
3 7 (50.00%) Remedy
3 7 (50.00%) Aquila
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco
4 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) Avaya
4 2 (14.29%) NetApp
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
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