The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 18 20 26
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 38 51 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 8.64% 10.85% 8.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.89% 51.52% 30.20%
Number of salaries quoted 37 50 44
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £39,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
UNIX
Merseyside

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

Operating Systems Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
123 99 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 27.95% 21.06% 29.33%
Number of salaries quoted 110 88 138
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +11.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,650 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,850 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

UNIX
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

UNIX Salary Trend in Liverpool

UNIX
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Liverpool

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 39 (54.93%) Linux
2 32 (45.07%) SQL
3 24 (33.80%) Oracle
3 24 (33.80%) Oracle Database
4 23 (32.39%) Windows
5 22 (30.99%) Shell Script
6 20 (28.17%) SQL Server
7 19 (26.76%) Java
7 19 (26.76%) ITIL
7 19 (26.76%) Oracle Database 11g
8 16 (22.54%) HTML
9 15 (21.13%) HP
10 13 (18.31%) Workflow
10 13 (18.31%) JavaScript
10 13 (18.31%) HPUX
11 12 (16.90%) Oracle Reports
11 12 (16.90%) SAN
11 12 (16.90%) Degree
12 11 (15.49%) Problem Management
12 11 (15.49%) Information Security
12 11 (15.49%) PHP
12 11 (15.49%) .NET
12 11 (15.49%) MySQL
13 10 (14.08%) VB.NET
13 10 (14.08%) Crystal Reports
13 10 (14.08%) Business Objects
13 10 (14.08%) J2EE
13 10 (14.08%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (14.08%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (14.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 10 (14.08%) Liferay
2 9 (12.68%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.04%) Apache
3 5 (7.04%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.41%) Jetty
5 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (14.08%) FastStats
2 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.23%) PrintSoft PReS
4 1 (1.41%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.90%) SAN
2 5 (7.04%) Firewall
2 5 (7.04%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (5.63%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.63%) IP Telephony
4 3 (4.23%) SNMP
5 1 (1.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (33.80%) Oracle Database
2 20 (28.17%) SQL Server
3 19 (26.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (16.90%) Oracle Reports
5 11 (15.49%) MySQL
6 10 (14.08%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (14.08%) Crystal Reports
6 10 (14.08%) Pentaho
7 9 (12.68%) CorVu
8 5 (7.04%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (4.23%) Relational Database
10 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (2.82%) Oracle Discoverer
11 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
11 1 (1.41%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (2.82%) Subversion
2 2 (2.82%) Ant
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.41%) Log4j
3 1 (1.41%) JUnit
3 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.41%) Maven
3 1 (1.41%) JIRA
General
1 9 (12.68%) Finance
2 6 (8.45%) Retail
3 5 (7.04%) Law
4 4 (5.63%) Banking
4 4 (5.63%) Multimedia
5 3 (4.23%) Billing
6 2 (2.82%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (38.03%) Analyst
2 14 (19.72%) Applications Support
3 12 (16.90%) Programmer
3 12 (16.90%) Analyst Programmer
3 12 (16.90%) Developer
4 11 (15.49%) Support Engineer
5 10 (14.08%) Support Analyst
5 10 (14.08%) Applications Support Engineer
6 9 (12.68%) Administrator
7 7 (9.86%) Oracle Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Technical Support Analyst
8 5 (7.04%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (7.04%) Technical Support
8 5 (7.04%) Security Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) Information Security Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) Senior Information Analyst
9 4 (5.63%) Senior Information Security Analyst
9 4 (5.63%) Information Security Analyst
9 4 (5.63%) Senior Security Analyst
9 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (22.54%) HTML
2 11 (15.49%) .NET
3 10 (14.08%) J2EE
4 6 (8.45%) Middleware
4 6 (8.45%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (7.04%) CSS
6 4 (5.63%) jQuery
7 3 (4.23%) LAMP
7 3 (4.23%) Spring
7 3 (4.23%) XML
7 3 (4.23%) XSLT
8 2 (2.82%) SOAP
8 2 (2.82%) Spring Web Flow
9 1 (1.41%) GWT
9 1 (1.41%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.41%) Ajax
9 1 (1.41%) JSTL
9 1 (1.41%) Dojo
9 1 (1.41%) Apache Axis
9 1 (1.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Client/Server
2 7 (9.86%) Firmware
3 6 (8.45%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.04%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.63%) PMI
6 2 (2.82%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 39 (54.93%) Linux
2 23 (32.39%) Windows
3 13 (18.31%) HPUX
4 7 (9.86%) Solaris
5 6 (8.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.41%) MVS
6 1 (1.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.76%) ITIL
2 13 (18.31%) Workflow
3 11 (15.49%) Information Security
3 11 (15.49%) Problem Management
4 10 (14.08%) ITIL V2
4 10 (14.08%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (12.68%) E-Commerce
6 7 (9.86%) SOA
6 7 (9.86%) Migration
7 4 (5.63%) Information Security Management
7 4 (5.63%) Security Management
7 4 (5.63%) PRINCE2
7 4 (5.63%) PRINCE
7 4 (5.63%) Project Management
7 4 (5.63%) Data Protection
7 4 (5.63%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (5.63%) Release Management
7 4 (5.63%) Project Planning
7 4 (5.63%) Wealth Management
8 3 (4.23%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 32 (45.07%) SQL
2 22 (30.99%) Shell Script
3 19 (26.76%) Java
4 13 (18.31%) JavaScript
5 11 (15.49%) PHP
6 10 (14.08%) VB.NET
7 9 (12.68%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.23%) Perl
8 3 (4.23%) Python
9 2 (2.82%) C++
9 2 (2.82%) C
10 1 (1.41%) C#
10 1 (1.41%) VB
10 1 (1.41%) XQuery
10 1 (1.41%) AWK
10 1 (1.41%) VB6
10 1 (1.41%) Korn
10 1 (1.41%) XPath
10 1 (1.41%) Groovy
10 1 (1.41%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 12 (16.90%) Degree
2 9 (12.68%) CISSP
2 9 (12.68%) CISM
2 9 (12.68%) ISSAP
2 9 (12.68%) ISSMP
3 4 (5.63%) PMP
3 4 (5.63%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.41%) MCSD
5 1 (1.41%) CCNP
5 1 (1.41%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (5.63%) COBIT
1 4 (5.63%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.82%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (14.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (5.63%) Nagios
Vendors
1 24 (33.80%) Oracle
2 15 (21.13%) HP
3 10 (14.08%) Business Objects
4 9 (12.68%) Cisco
4 9 (12.68%) CheckPoint
5 8 (11.27%) Red Hat
6 5 (7.04%) Sun
7 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.82%) IBM
8 2 (2.82%) Twitter
9 1 (1.41%) Brocade
9 1 (1.41%) Zend
9 1 (1.41%) Adobe
9 1 (1.41%) JDA
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