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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 32 27 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 25 40 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.49% 6.66% 8.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.94% 23.53% 42.19%
Number of salaries quoted 9 39 49
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £54,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.31% +2.50%
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
109 170 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 23.96% 28.29% 20.98%
Number of salaries quoted 70 144 117
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -7 16 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Southport - 5 - - 2
Wallasey - 1 £25,000 -
Wirral - 1 £25,000 - 1
UNIX
North West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (78.00%) Oracle
2 31 (62.00%) Java
3 25 (50.00%) SOA
4 24 (48.00%) Middleware
5 23 (46.00%) Oracle Database
6 22 (44.00%) Oracle ODI
6 22 (44.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 22 (44.00%) Oracle Fusion
6 22 (44.00%) Oracle Service Bus
7 18 (36.00%) Windows
8 12 (24.00%) SQL
9 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 10 (20.00%) SAP
9 10 (20.00%) XML
9 10 (20.00%) Unit Testing
10 9 (18.00%) MS Office
10 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
10 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (16.00%) CRM
11 8 (16.00%) Linux
11 8 (16.00%) DB2
11 8 (16.00%) Software Architecture
11 8 (16.00%) QA
11 8 (16.00%) Selenium
11 8 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (16.00%) SDLC
12 7 (14.00%) Data Centre
12 7 (14.00%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (14.00%) Oracle SOA Suite

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 22 (44.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 7 (14.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (12.00%) NetWeaver
4 5 (10.00%) JBoss
5 4 (8.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.00%) SAS
6 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.00%) Liferay
6 1 (2.00%) IIS
6 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (18.00%) MS Office
1 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 5 (10.00%) MS Project
3 3 (6.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.00%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) SAN
2 6 (12.00%) NAS
3 4 (8.00%) WAN
4 3 (6.00%) LAN
5 1 (2.00%) PABX
5 1 (2.00%) DHCP
5 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.00%) VPN
5 1 (2.00%) DNS
5 1 (2.00%) Firewall
5 1 (2.00%) Wireless
5 1 (2.00%) Network Security
5 1 (2.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (46.00%) Oracle Database
2 22 (44.00%) Oracle ODI
2 22 (44.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (16.00%) DB2
5 6 (12.00%) Relational Database
6 5 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (8.00%) MySQL
8 3 (6.00%) Informix
9 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
9 1 (2.00%) SAP BW
9 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (2.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
9 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
9 1 (2.00%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Selenium
2 5 (10.00%) Log4j
2 5 (10.00%) Maven
2 5 (10.00%) Ant
2 5 (10.00%) JUnit
2 5 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (10.00%) Selenium IDE
3 3 (6.00%) HP UFT
3 3 (6.00%) SilkTest
3 3 (6.00%) Rational Functional Tester
4 2 (4.00%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.00%) JMeter
General
1 5 (10.00%) Banking
2 4 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Back Office
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (44.00%) Developer
2 16 (32.00%) Oracle Developer
3 15 (30.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 15 (30.00%) SOA Developer
4 9 (18.00%) Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Test Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) QA Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Applications Support
7 3 (6.00%) Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) Operations Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Support Team Leader
8 2 (4.00%) Team Leader
8 2 (4.00%) SAP Basis Manager
8 2 (4.00%) SAP Manager
9 1 (2.00%) Architecture Manager
9 1 (2.00%) Agile Test Analyst
9 1 (2.00%) Head of Infrastructure
9 1 (2.00%) Head of Architecture
9 1 (2.00%) Data Analytics Manager
9 1 (2.00%) Report Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (48.00%) Middleware
2 22 (44.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 10 (20.00%) XML
4 7 (14.00%) J2EE
4 7 (14.00%) SAP Basis
5 5 (10.00%) HTML
5 5 (10.00%) J2SE
6 4 (8.00%) SOAP
6 4 (8.00%) Web Services
6 4 (8.00%) .NET
7 3 (6.00%) XBRL
8 1 (2.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) AS400
4 1 (2.00%) Handset
4 1 (2.00%) APACS
4 1 (2.00%) Clustering
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.00%) Windows
2 8 (16.00%) Linux
3 5 (10.00%) SUSE
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.00%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (50.00%) SOA
2 10 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (16.00%) CRM
4 8 (16.00%) Software Architecture
4 8 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (16.00%) SDLC
5 7 (14.00%) Business Continuity
5 7 (14.00%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (14.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (12.00%) Migration
6 6 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (12.00%) Project Management
6 6 (12.00%) Integration Testing
6 6 (12.00%) Problem Management
6 6 (12.00%) Analytics
6 6 (12.00%) Mentoring
7 5 (10.00%) Performance Testing
7 5 (10.00%) Test Planning
7 5 (10.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 31 (62.00%) Java
2 12 (24.00%) SQL
3 5 (10.00%) Python
3 5 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 5 (10.00%) Ruby
3 5 (10.00%) Perl
4 3 (6.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.00%) VBA
5 1 (2.00%) C#
5 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) ISEB
1 5 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 5 (10.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.00%) MCSE
3 1 (2.00%) CCNA
3 1 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.00%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) QA
2 6 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) ISA Server
2 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.00%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) OpenView
1 3 (6.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (6.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (6.00%) Nagios
1 3 (6.00%) OVSD
2 1 (2.00%) WSUS
2 1 (2.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.00%) Control-M
2 1 (2.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 39 (78.00%) Oracle
2 10 (20.00%) SAP
3 6 (12.00%) Red Hat
4 5 (10.00%) VMware
4 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.00%) HP
5 4 (8.00%) Citrix
6 3 (6.00%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.00%) Avaya
7 1 (2.00%) Juniper
7 1 (2.00%) BMC
7 1 (2.00%) Novell
7 1 (2.00%) Teradata
7 1 (2.00%) Remedy
7 1 (2.00%) Dell
7 1 (2.00%) EMC
7 1 (2.00%) Sun
7 1 (2.00%) Cognos
7 1 (2.00%) Cisco
7 1 (2.00%) Sybase
Wirral, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago