The first table below looks at the demand for UNIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 33 23 18
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 36 48 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.65% 7.67% 11.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.56% 36.64% 29.20%
Number of salaries quoted 36 43 67
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Operating Systems Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
167 131 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 26.22% 20.93% 37.82%
Number of salaries quoted 138 120 230
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
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 Merseyside

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

UNIX
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

UNIX Salary Trend in Merseyside

UNIX
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Merseyside

UNIX
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
Liverpool +2 35 £35,000 -15.66% 5
St Helens +5 1 £38,000 -20.00%
UNIX
North West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 42 (61.76%) SQL
2 35 (51.47%) Linux
3 29 (42.65%) Oracle
4 27 (39.71%) SQL Server
5 26 (38.24%) Windows
5 26 (38.24%) Oracle Database
6 24 (35.29%) ITIL
6 24 (35.29%) HTML
7 23 (33.82%) Java
8 21 (30.88%) Shell Script
9 19 (27.94%) JavaScript
10 18 (26.47%) PHP
10 18 (26.47%) MySQL
10 18 (26.47%) Oracle Database 11g
11 17 (25.00%) Workflow
12 15 (22.06%) J2EE
12 15 (22.06%) Crystal Reports
12 15 (22.06%) Business Objects
12 15 (22.06%) Oracle Reports
12 15 (22.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 15 (22.06%) Problem Management
13 14 (20.59%) Pentaho
13 14 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (20.59%) Liferay
13 14 (20.59%) FastStats
13 14 (20.59%) ITIL V2
14 12 (17.65%) Degree
14 12 (17.65%) .NET
15 11 (16.18%) HP
16 10 (14.71%) VB.NET

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 14 (20.59%) Liferay
2 6 (8.82%) Apache
3 4 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.41%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.47%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.47%) WebLogic Integration
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.47%) Exstream Dialogue
5 1 (1.47%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (1.47%) Jetty
5 1 (1.47%) GlassFish
Applications
1 14 (20.59%) FastStats
2 4 (5.88%) PrintSoft PReS
3 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.94%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Exstream
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) SAN
2 3 (4.41%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.94%) IP Telephony
3 2 (2.94%) Firewall
4 1 (1.47%) LAN
4 1 (1.47%) WAN
4 1 (1.47%) SNMP
4 1 (1.47%) Intranet
4 1 (1.47%) Internet
4 1 (1.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (39.71%) SQL Server
2 26 (38.24%) Oracle Database
3 18 (26.47%) MySQL
3 18 (26.47%) Oracle Database 11g
4 15 (22.06%) Crystal Reports
4 15 (22.06%) Oracle Reports
5 14 (20.59%) Pentaho
6 10 (14.71%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (13.24%) CorVu
8 8 (11.76%) Relational Database
9 6 (8.82%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.47%) Informix
10 1 (1.47%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (1.47%) Ingres
10 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Oracle APEX
1 4 (5.88%) Maven
2 3 (4.41%) Ant
2 3 (4.41%) Subversion
3 2 (2.94%) Hudson
3 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.94%) JUnit
4 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.47%) Log4j
4 1 (1.47%) JIRA
4 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (7.35%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Multimedia
3 3 (4.41%) Retail
3 3 (4.41%) Billing
4 2 (2.94%) Law
5 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.47%) Back Office
5 1 (1.47%) Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (33.82%) Analyst
2 19 (27.94%) Applications Support
3 16 (23.53%) Support Engineer
4 15 (22.06%) Applications Support Engineer
5 13 (19.12%) Developer
6 11 (16.18%) Analyst Programmer
6 11 (16.18%) Programmer
7 8 (11.76%) Support Analyst
8 6 (8.82%) Administrator
9 5 (7.35%) Technical Support
9 5 (7.35%) DBA
9 5 (7.35%) Oracle DBA
10 4 (5.88%) Solaris Administrator
10 4 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
10 4 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
10 4 (5.88%) SQL Developer
10 4 (5.88%) Technical Support Analyst
10 4 (5.88%) Java Developer
11 3 (4.41%) Senior Analyst
11 3 (4.41%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (35.29%) HTML
2 15 (22.06%) J2EE
3 12 (17.65%) .NET
4 8 (11.76%) CSS
5 5 (7.35%) Middleware
5 5 (7.35%) Spring
5 5 (7.35%) jQuery
6 4 (5.88%) Hibernate
6 4 (5.88%) XML
6 4 (5.88%) JSP
6 4 (5.88%) Servlets
7 3 (4.41%) SOAP
7 3 (4.41%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (4.41%) LAMP
7 3 (4.41%) Apache Axis
7 3 (4.41%) Spring MVC
7 3 (4.41%) Java EE
7 3 (4.41%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (4.41%) JPA
8 2 (2.94%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Client/Server
2 5 (7.35%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.94%) Open Source
4 2 (2.94%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.94%) Clustering
4 2 (2.94%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.94%) Firmware
4 2 (2.94%) PMI
5 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.47%) DataPower
5 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.47%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 35 (51.47%) Linux
2 26 (38.24%) Windows
3 8 (11.76%) Solaris
4 6 (8.82%) HPUX
5 1 (1.47%) MVS
5 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.29%) ITIL
2 17 (25.00%) Workflow
3 15 (22.06%) Problem Management
4 14 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (20.59%) ITIL V2
5 7 (10.29%) Migration
6 5 (7.35%) E-Commerce
6 5 (7.35%) Information Security
6 5 (7.35%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (5.88%) Software Engineering
7 4 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.88%) MVC
7 4 (5.88%) Scrum
7 4 (5.88%) SOA
8 3 (4.41%) Project Management
8 3 (4.41%) Information Security Management
8 3 (4.41%) Security Management
8 3 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.41%) TDD
8 3 (4.41%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 42 (61.76%) SQL
2 23 (33.82%) Java
3 21 (30.88%) Shell Script
4 19 (27.94%) JavaScript
5 18 (26.47%) PHP
6 10 (14.71%) VB.NET
6 10 (14.71%) PL/SQL
7 4 (5.88%) Python
7 4 (5.88%) Perl
8 3 (4.41%) C
9 2 (2.94%) Groovy
9 2 (2.94%) C#
9 2 (2.94%) C++
10 1 (1.47%) VB
10 1 (1.47%) AWK
10 1 (1.47%) VB6
10 1 (1.47%) Korn
10 1 (1.47%) XPath
10 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.47%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 12 (17.65%) Degree
2 5 (7.35%) CISM
2 5 (7.35%) CISSP
2 5 (7.35%) ISSAP
2 5 (7.35%) ISSMP
3 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.94%) PMP
3 2 (2.94%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.47%) MCSD
4 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.47%) CCNP
4 1 (1.47%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (4.41%) COBIT
1 3 (4.41%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (22.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (2.94%) Nagios
3 1 (1.47%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.47%) OpenView
3 1 (1.47%) OVSD
Vendors
1 29 (42.65%) Oracle
2 15 (22.06%) Business Objects
3 11 (16.18%) HP
4 5 (7.35%) Cisco
4 5 (7.35%) Sun
4 5 (7.35%) CheckPoint
5 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.94%) WSO2
6 2 (2.94%) Twitter
6 2 (2.94%) Zend
6 2 (2.94%) IBM
6 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.47%) JBoss
7 1 (1.47%) CA
7 1 (1.47%) JDA
7 1 (1.47%) Citrix
7 1 (1.47%) Adobe
7 1 (1.47%) VMware
7 1 (1.47%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.47%) Kony
Liverpool, Merseyside
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Salary: Competitive plus great benefits
Posted: 15 days ago