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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 29 44 26
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -18
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 33 29 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.59% 4.87% 8.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.58% 17.16% 30.41%
Number of salaries quoted 31 22 34
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £72,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
129 169 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 25.75% 28.40% 27.11%
Number of salaries quoted 119 141 122
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,550 £70,000 £47,500
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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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 +13 33 £42,500 +30.76% 5
UNIX
North West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (70.91%) Java
2 27 (49.09%) Oracle
3 26 (47.27%) SOA
3 26 (47.27%) Oracle Service Bus
4 25 (45.45%) Oracle Fusion
4 25 (45.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 25 (45.45%) Oracle ODI
4 25 (45.45%) Oracle Database
5 23 (41.82%) Middleware
6 20 (36.36%) Linux
7 16 (29.09%) Windows
8 12 (21.82%) Finance
9 10 (18.18%) SQL
10 8 (14.55%) Cisco
11 7 (12.73%) OO
11 7 (12.73%) Banking
11 7 (12.73%) Relational Database
12 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (10.91%) JAX-RS
12 6 (10.91%) RESTful
12 6 (10.91%) Multithreading
12 6 (10.91%) Software Engineering
12 6 (10.91%) Requirements Analysis
12 6 (10.91%) Information Security
12 6 (10.91%) Firewall
12 6 (10.91%) XML
12 6 (10.91%) C
12 6 (10.91%) .NET
12 6 (10.91%) RDBMS
12 6 (10.91%) Microsoft

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 26 (47.27%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.82%) IIS
4 1 (1.82%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Office
1 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) SaaS
1 1 (1.82%) PaaS
1 1 (1.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) Firewall
2 5 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (3.64%) SAN
4 1 (1.82%) Internet
4 1 (1.82%) Telnet
4 1 (1.82%) WAN
4 1 (1.82%) SSL
4 1 (1.82%) SSH
4 1 (1.82%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (45.45%) Oracle Database 11g
1 25 (45.45%) Oracle ODI
1 25 (45.45%) Oracle Database
2 7 (12.73%) Relational Database
3 6 (10.91%) RDBMS
4 4 (7.27%) VLDB
4 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (5.45%) OLAP
5 3 (5.45%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.45%) OLAP Cube
5 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.45%) Spotfire
5 3 (5.45%) QlikView
6 1 (1.82%) MySQL
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.82%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Ant
1 1 (1.82%) WinDbg
General
1 12 (21.82%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Banking
3 5 (9.09%) Retail
3 5 (9.09%) Law
4 2 (3.64%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (52.73%) Developer
2 23 (41.82%) Oracle Developer
3 11 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 11 (20.00%) SOA Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Java Software Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Software Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Security Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Software Tester
5 5 (9.09%) Tester
5 5 (9.09%) Information Security Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Server Specialist
7 2 (3.64%) Technical Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.64%) UNIX Administrator
7 2 (3.64%) Architect
7 2 (3.64%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.64%) Technical Design Architect
7 2 (3.64%) Technical Design Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (45.45%) Oracle Fusion
2 23 (41.82%) Middleware
3 6 (10.91%) RESTful
3 6 (10.91%) JAX-RS
3 6 (10.91%) XML
3 6 (10.91%) .NET
4 4 (7.27%) HTML
5 2 (3.64%) WSDL
6 1 (1.82%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.82%) J2EE
6 1 (1.82%) XSD
6 1 (1.82%) XSLT
6 1 (1.82%) ODBC
6 1 (1.82%) FIXML
6 1 (1.82%) FpML
6 1 (1.82%) OLE DB
6 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.82%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.27%) Open Source
3 2 (3.64%) AS400
3 2 (3.64%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.82%) Derivative
4 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.82%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 20 (36.36%) Linux
2 16 (29.09%) Windows
3 2 (3.64%) HPUX
4 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (47.27%) SOA
2 7 (12.73%) OO
3 6 (10.91%) Information Security
3 6 (10.91%) Data Modelling
3 6 (10.91%) Software Engineering
3 6 (10.91%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (10.91%) Multithreading
4 5 (9.09%) Performance Testing
4 5 (9.09%) Load Testing
4 5 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 5 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 5 (9.09%) Regression Testing
5 4 (7.27%) Automated Testing
6 3 (5.45%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (5.45%) Waterfall
6 3 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.45%) RUP
6 3 (5.45%) Scrum
6 3 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.64%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 39 (70.91%) Java
2 10 (18.18%) SQL
3 6 (10.91%) C
3 6 (10.91%) Shell Script
4 5 (9.09%) C++
5 4 (7.27%) C#
5 4 (7.27%) VB
5 4 (7.27%) VB.NET
6 3 (5.45%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.45%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.82%) VBScript
8 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.82%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) CISSP
1 5 (9.09%) CISM
1 5 (9.09%) ISSAP
1 5 (9.09%) ISSMP
1 5 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.82%) MCP
3 1 (1.82%) MCSE
3 1 (1.82%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (3.64%) Nagios
1 2 (3.64%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (3.64%) BladeLogic
1 2 (3.64%) SCCM
1 2 (3.64%) SCOM
1 2 (3.64%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 27 (49.09%) Oracle
2 8 (14.55%) Cisco
3 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.91%) HP
4 5 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 3 (5.45%) Business Objects
6 2 (3.64%) Citrix
6 2 (3.64%) BMC
6 2 (3.64%) CA
6 2 (3.64%) Symantec
6 2 (3.64%) McAfee
6 2 (3.64%) Tripwire
6 2 (3.64%) Trend Micro
7 1 (1.82%) IBM
7 1 (1.82%) Alias
7 1 (1.82%) VMware
7 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.82%) SAP
7 1 (1.82%) Unisys
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