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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 34 42 33
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 25 27 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.24% 4.35% 6.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 16.07% 21.71%
Number of salaries quoted 17 27 26
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -10.25%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +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
100 168 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 20.96% 27.05% 27.92%
Number of salaries quoted 78 153 103
Average salary £30,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,789 £23,500 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +10 22 £50,000 +42.85%
UNIX
North West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 43 (75.44%) Java
2 39 (68.42%) Oracle
3 30 (52.63%) SOA
3 30 (52.63%) Oracle Service Bus
4 29 (50.88%) Oracle Fusion
4 29 (50.88%) Oracle ODI
4 29 (50.88%) Oracle Database
4 29 (50.88%) Oracle Database 11g
5 27 (47.37%) Middleware
6 18 (31.58%) Windows
7 12 (21.05%) Finance
8 11 (19.30%) SQL
9 10 (17.54%) Linux
10 7 (12.28%) OO
10 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
10 7 (12.28%) Data Modelling
10 7 (12.28%) Relational Database
10 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (12.28%) Banking
11 6 (10.53%) Software Engineering
11 6 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (10.53%) Multithreading
11 6 (10.53%) JAX-RS
11 6 (10.53%) RESTful
11 6 (10.53%) RDBMS
11 6 (10.53%) HP
11 6 (10.53%) Citrix
11 6 (10.53%) .NET
12 5 (8.77%) VMware
12 5 (8.77%) Regression Testing

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 30 (52.63%) Oracle Service Bus
2 4 (7.02%) NetWeaver
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.75%) IIS
4 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.75%) SAS
4 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Office
1 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.02%) MS Visio
3 3 (5.26%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) SaaS
1 1 (1.75%) PaaS
1 1 (1.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) SAN
2 4 (7.02%) NAS
2 4 (7.02%) WAN
3 3 (5.26%) LAN
4 1 (1.75%) SSH
4 1 (1.75%) Firewall
4 1 (1.75%) Telnet
4 1 (1.75%) Internet
4 1 (1.75%) SSL
4 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.75%) Skype
4 1 (1.75%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (50.88%) Oracle ODI
1 29 (50.88%) Oracle Database
1 29 (50.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.28%) Relational Database
3 6 (10.53%) RDBMS
4 4 (7.02%) VLDB
4 4 (7.02%) DB2
5 3 (5.26%) Informix
6 2 (3.51%) MySQL
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.75%) MS Access
7 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.75%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) WinDbg
General
1 12 (21.05%) Finance
2 7 (12.28%) Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (52.63%) Developer
2 28 (49.12%) Oracle Developer
3 22 (38.60%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 22 (38.60%) SOA Developer
4 6 (10.53%) Software Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Java Software Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Software Tester
5 5 (8.77%) Tester
6 4 (7.02%) Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Operations Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) SAP Basis Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.51%) SAP Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Technical Design Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Technical Design Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Applications Support
8 2 (3.51%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (50.88%) Oracle Fusion
2 27 (47.37%) Middleware
3 6 (10.53%) JAX-RS
3 6 (10.53%) RESTful
3 6 (10.53%) .NET
4 5 (8.77%) HTML
4 5 (8.77%) XML
5 4 (7.02%) SAP Basis
6 2 (3.51%) J2EE
7 1 (1.75%) FIXML
7 1 (1.75%) FpML
7 1 (1.75%) OLE DB
7 1 (1.75%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.75%) ODBC
7 1 (1.75%) COM
7 1 (1.75%) WSDL
7 1 (1.75%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.75%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.51%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.75%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.75%) Open Source
4 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.75%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.75%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.58%) Windows
2 10 (17.54%) Linux
3 1 (1.75%) NetWare
3 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (52.63%) SOA
2 7 (12.28%) OO
2 7 (12.28%) Data Modelling
3 6 (10.53%) Software Engineering
3 6 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (10.53%) Multithreading
4 5 (8.77%) Regression Testing
4 5 (8.77%) ITIL
4 5 (8.77%) Performance Testing
4 5 (8.77%) Load Testing
4 5 (8.77%) Test Scripting
5 4 (7.02%) Problem Management
5 4 (7.02%) Automated Testing
5 4 (7.02%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (7.02%) CRM
5 4 (7.02%) Project Management
5 4 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (7.02%) Migration
5 4 (7.02%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 43 (75.44%) Java
2 11 (19.30%) SQL
3 5 (8.77%) C++
4 4 (7.02%) C
4 4 (7.02%) C#
4 4 (7.02%) VB
4 4 (7.02%) VB.NET
4 4 (7.02%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (3.51%) MCSE
1 2 (3.51%) CCNA
2 1 (1.75%) MCP
2 1 (1.75%) EMC Certification
2 1 (1.75%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.75%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.75%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) Tivoli
1 3 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (5.26%) Nagios
1 3 (5.26%) OpenView
1 3 (5.26%) OVSD
2 1 (1.75%) MOM
Vendors
1 39 (68.42%) Oracle
2 6 (10.53%) HP
2 6 (10.53%) Citrix
3 5 (8.77%) VMware
3 5 (8.77%) SAP
4 4 (7.02%) Cisco
5 3 (5.26%) SolarWinds
6 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.75%) Alias
7 1 (1.75%) Teradata
7 1 (1.75%) Cognos
7 1 (1.75%) Novell
7 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.75%) Dell
7 1 (1.75%) EMC
7 1 (1.75%) IBM
7 1 (1.75%) Sun
7 1 (1.75%) Unisys