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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 37 27 45
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +18
Permanent jobs citing Unix 26 31 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.87% 6.47% 4.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.71% 24.80% 16.38%
Number of salaries quoted 16 30 22
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 Merseyside region.

Operating Systems Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
139 125 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 26.03% 26.10% 29.21%
Number of salaries quoted 95 114 146
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £21,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 -15 16 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Southport - 9 £30,000 -
Unix
North West

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 39 (68.42%) HTML
2 36 (63.16%) CSS
3 35 (61.40%) Linux
4 34 (59.65%) Oracle
4 34 (59.65%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (56.14%) SQL
6 26 (45.61%) Web Services
7 25 (43.86%) Degree
8 24 (42.11%) JBoss
8 24 (42.11%) JavaScript
9 23 (40.35%) Java
10 21 (36.84%) Shell Script
11 20 (35.09%) QA
11 20 (35.09%) Spring
11 20 (35.09%) Analytics
12 19 (33.33%) Software Engineering
13 16 (28.07%) Oracle Database
14 15 (26.32%) Windows
15 14 (24.56%) PL/SQL
15 14 (24.56%) Oracle APEX
15 14 (24.56%) jQuery
16 13 (22.81%) Relational Database
17 12 (21.05%) Unit Testing
18 11 (19.30%) XML
18 11 (19.30%) SOA
18 11 (19.30%) Oracle ODI
18 11 (19.30%) Oracle Fusion
18 11 (19.30%) Oracle Service Bus
19 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
20 6 (10.53%) SQL Server

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 24 (42.11%) JBoss
2 11 (19.30%) Oracle Service Bus
3 6 (10.53%) IIS
4 5 (8.77%) Tomcat
4 5 (8.77%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.75%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.75%) IaaS
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) NAS
1 3 (5.26%) SAN
2 2 (3.51%) Firewall
3 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.07%) Oracle Database
2 13 (22.81%) Relational Database
3 11 (19.30%) Oracle ODI
4 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
5 5 (8.77%) MongoDB
5 5 (8.77%) RDBMS
6 4 (7.02%) NoSQL
6 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (5.26%) MySQL
8 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.75%) DB2
9 1 (1.75%) Ingres
9 1 (1.75%) Pentaho
9 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.75%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 14 (24.56%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (3.51%) Bugzilla
2 2 (3.51%) JMeter
3 1 (1.75%) Ant
3 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.75%) JUnit
3 1 (1.75%) Log4j
3 1 (1.75%) Maven
3 1 (1.75%) Selenium
3 1 (1.75%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (1.75%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (5.26%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Marketing
2 2 (3.51%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (64.91%) Developer
2 20 (35.09%) Java Developer
3 19 (33.33%) Java Software Developer
3 19 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 14 (24.56%) Oracle Developer
5 12 (21.05%) PL/SQL Developer
5 12 (21.05%) SQL Developer
6 10 (17.54%) Analyst
7 9 (15.79%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 9 (15.79%) SOA Developer
8 6 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (5.26%) Administrator
9 3 (5.26%) Technical Support
9 3 (5.26%) Test Analyst
10 2 (3.51%) 3rd Line Support
10 2 (3.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (3.51%) Support Analyst
10 2 (3.51%) Systems Analyst
10 2 (3.51%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (68.42%) HTML
2 36 (63.16%) CSS
3 26 (45.61%) Web Services
4 20 (35.09%) Spring
5 14 (24.56%) jQuery
6 11 (19.30%) Oracle Fusion
6 11 (19.30%) XML
7 3 (5.26%) J2EE
7 3 (5.26%) SOAP
8 2 (3.51%) Middleware
9 1 (1.75%) .NET
9 1 (1.75%) COM
9 1 (1.75%) J2SE
9 1 (1.75%) LESS
9 1 (1.75%) ODBC
9 1 (1.75%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.51%) AS400
2 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.51%) EMC VNX
2 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.51%) Replication
3 1 (1.75%) APACS
3 1 (1.75%) Clustering
3 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 35 (61.40%) Linux
2 15 (26.32%) Windows
3 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.51%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.75%) SUSE
5 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (59.65%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (35.09%) Analytics
3 19 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 12 (21.05%) Unit Testing
5 11 (19.30%) SOA
6 6 (10.53%) High Availability
7 4 (7.02%) Change Control
7 4 (7.02%) ITIL
8 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.26%) Problem Management
8 3 (5.26%) Web Development
8 3 (5.26%) Workflow
9 2 (3.51%) Front End Development
9 2 (3.51%) Integration Testing
9 2 (3.51%) ITIL V2
9 2 (3.51%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (3.51%) SDLC
9 2 (3.51%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.51%) System Testing
9 2 (3.51%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 32 (56.14%) SQL
2 24 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 23 (40.35%) Java
4 21 (36.84%) Shell Script
5 14 (24.56%) PL/SQL
6 4 (7.02%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.75%) Bourne shell
7 1 (1.75%) C#
7 1 (1.75%) Korn
7 1 (1.75%) Perl
7 1 (1.75%) Python
7 1 (1.75%) Ruby
7 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (43.86%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.75%) ISEB
2 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (35.09%) QA
2 5 (8.77%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.51%) vSphere
3 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Cacti
1 2 (3.51%) Nagios
1 2 (3.51%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 34 (59.65%) Oracle
2 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.26%) VMware
4 2 (3.51%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.51%) EMC
4 2 (3.51%) Symantec
5 1 (1.75%) NetApp
5 1 (1.75%) Sybase
Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Prescot, Merseyside
QVC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago