The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 28 19 22
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 40 53 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.44% 8.58% 10.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.99% 42.74% 29.46%
Number of salaries quoted 39 48 60
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £27,388
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
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 Merseyside region.

Operating Systems Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
174 124 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 28.02% 20.06% 34.89%
Number of salaries quoted 146 115 206
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 £26,381
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
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 20 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 20 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 -3 39 £43,750 -12.50% 7
St Helens +6 1 £38,000 -20.00%
UNIX
North West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 20 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 37 (55.22%) Linux
2 34 (50.75%) SQL
3 23 (34.33%) Oracle
3 23 (34.33%) Windows
3 23 (34.33%) Oracle Database
4 22 (32.84%) SQL Server
4 22 (32.84%) Shell Script
5 20 (29.85%) ITIL
6 18 (26.87%) HTML
6 18 (26.87%) Java
7 16 (23.88%) Oracle Database 11g
8 15 (22.39%) Workflow
8 15 (22.39%) HP
9 14 (20.90%) JavaScript
10 13 (19.40%) Oracle Reports
10 13 (19.40%) Degree
11 12 (17.91%) Problem Management
11 12 (17.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 12 (17.91%) PHP
11 12 (17.91%) .NET
11 12 (17.91%) MySQL
12 11 (16.42%) Crystal Reports
12 11 (16.42%) Business Objects
12 11 (16.42%) J2EE
12 11 (16.42%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (16.42%) HPUX
12 11 (16.42%) Pentaho
12 11 (16.42%) Liferay
12 11 (16.42%) FastStats
12 11 (16.42%) ITIL V2

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 11 (16.42%) Liferay
2 7 (10.45%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.46%) Apache
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.49%) Exstream Dialogue
5 1 (1.49%) Jetty
5 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 11 (16.42%) FastStats
2 4 (5.97%) PrintSoft PReS
2 4 (5.97%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.99%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.93%) SAN
2 4 (5.97%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.48%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (4.48%) Firewall
3 3 (4.48%) IP Telephony
4 2 (2.99%) SNMP
5 1 (1.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (34.33%) Oracle Database
2 22 (32.84%) SQL Server
3 16 (23.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 13 (19.40%) Oracle Reports
5 12 (17.91%) MySQL
6 11 (16.42%) Crystal Reports
6 11 (16.42%) Pentaho
7 10 (14.93%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (13.43%) CorVu
9 5 (7.46%) Relational Database
10 3 (4.48%) RDBMS
11 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (2.99%) Oracle Discoverer
12 1 (1.49%) Ingres
12 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
12 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
12 1 (1.49%) Oracle ODI
12 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (2.99%) Subversion
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.49%) Log4j
3 1 (1.49%) Ant
3 1 (1.49%) JUnit
3 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.49%) Maven
3 1 (1.49%) JIRA
General
1 7 (10.45%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Retail
2 4 (5.97%) Multimedia
3 3 (4.48%) Billing
3 3 (4.48%) Law
3 3 (4.48%) Banking
4 2 (2.99%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (38.81%) Analyst
2 16 (23.88%) Applications Support
3 12 (17.91%) Support Engineer
3 12 (17.91%) Analyst Programmer
3 12 (17.91%) Programmer
4 11 (16.42%) Applications Support Engineer
5 9 (13.43%) Developer
5 9 (13.43%) Support Analyst
6 8 (11.94%) Administrator
7 6 (8.96%) Technical Support
8 5 (7.46%) Technical Support Analyst
8 5 (7.46%) Oracle Developer
8 5 (7.46%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (5.97%) Information Analyst
9 4 (5.97%) Oracle DBA
9 4 (5.97%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (5.97%) Security Analyst
9 4 (5.97%) DBA
9 4 (5.97%) Information Security Analyst
9 4 (5.97%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (26.87%) HTML
2 12 (17.91%) .NET
3 11 (16.42%) J2EE
4 5 (7.46%) CSS
5 4 (5.97%) jQuery
6 3 (4.48%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (4.48%) Spring
6 3 (4.48%) Middleware
6 3 (4.48%) LAMP
7 2 (2.99%) SOAP
7 2 (2.99%) XML
7 2 (2.99%) XSLT
7 2 (2.99%) Spring Web Flow
8 1 (1.49%) GWT
8 1 (1.49%) REST
8 1 (1.49%) Ajax
8 1 (1.49%) JSTL
8 1 (1.49%) Dojo
8 1 (1.49%) Apache Axis
8 1 (1.49%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Client/Server
2 5 (7.46%) Firmware
2 5 (7.46%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.46%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.48%) PMI
4 2 (2.99%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.99%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.49%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 37 (55.22%) Linux
2 23 (34.33%) Windows
3 11 (16.42%) HPUX
4 8 (11.94%) Solaris
5 4 (5.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.49%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.85%) ITIL
2 15 (22.39%) Workflow
3 12 (17.91%) Problem Management
4 11 (16.42%) ITIL V2
4 11 (16.42%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (11.94%) Information Security
6 7 (10.45%) E-Commerce
7 6 (8.96%) Migration
8 4 (5.97%) Information Security Management
8 4 (5.97%) Security Management
8 4 (5.97%) Data Protection
8 4 (5.97%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (5.97%) Release Management
9 3 (4.48%) Project Planning
9 3 (4.48%) Wealth Management
9 3 (4.48%) Logistics
9 3 (4.48%) Software Engineering
9 3 (4.48%) Analytics
9 3 (4.48%) SOA
9 3 (4.48%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 34 (50.75%) SQL
2 22 (32.84%) Shell Script
3 18 (26.87%) Java
4 14 (20.90%) JavaScript
5 12 (17.91%) PHP
6 10 (14.93%) VB.NET
7 9 (13.43%) PL/SQL
8 4 (5.97%) Perl
8 4 (5.97%) Python
9 2 (2.99%) Groovy
9 2 (2.99%) C
9 2 (2.99%) C#
9 2 (2.99%) C++
10 1 (1.49%) VB
10 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.49%) Bourne shell
10 1 (1.49%) AWK
10 1 (1.49%) VB6
10 1 (1.49%) Korn
10 1 (1.49%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (19.40%) Degree
2 7 (10.45%) CISSP
2 7 (10.45%) CISM
2 7 (10.45%) ISSAP
2 7 (10.45%) ISSMP
3 3 (4.48%) PMP
3 3 (4.48%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.49%) MCSD
5 1 (1.49%) CCNP
5 1 (1.49%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (5.97%) COBIT
1 4 (5.97%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.48%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 12 (17.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (4.48%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (34.33%) Oracle
2 15 (22.39%) HP
3 11 (16.42%) Business Objects
4 7 (10.45%) Cisco
4 7 (10.45%) CheckPoint
5 6 (8.96%) Red Hat
6 5 (7.46%) Sun
7 4 (5.97%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.99%) IBM
8 2 (2.99%) Twitter
9 1 (1.49%) Brocade
9 1 (1.49%) Zend
9 1 (1.49%) Adobe
9 1 (1.49%) CA
9 1 (1.49%) JDA
Liverpool
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £40,000-£45,000 circa
Posted: 8 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Prescot
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Liverpool
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago