The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 41 32 46
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Permanent jobs citing Unix 8 27 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.96% 5.54% 4.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.08% 25.71% 16.37%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 28
Median salary £36,250 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.50% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £39,550 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £50,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
99 105 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 24.21% 21.56% 26.76%
Number of salaries quoted 70 83 155
Median salary £33,500 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £21,789 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -13 4 £35,000 -30.00% 5
Southport - 2 - - 1
Unix
North West

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Unix.

1 18 (75.00%) HTML
2 17 (70.83%) SQL
2 17 (70.83%) Linux
2 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
3 13 (54.17%) Oracle
3 13 (54.17%) CSS
4 11 (45.83%) Web Services
5 9 (37.50%) Java
6 8 (33.33%) jQuery
7 7 (29.17%) QA
8 6 (25.00%) Oracle APEX
8 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
8 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 6 (25.00%) Spring
8 6 (25.00%) SOA
8 6 (25.00%) PL/SQL
8 6 (25.00%) JBoss
8 6 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
8 6 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
8 6 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
8 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database
9 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
10 4 (16.67%) Wireless
10 4 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (16.67%) Marketing
10 4 (16.67%) Degree
10 4 (16.67%) Python
10 4 (16.67%) Client/Server
10 4 (16.67%) OO

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (25.00%) JBoss
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (8.33%) Apache
3 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Internet
1 4 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (16.67%) Wireless
2 2 (8.33%) 802.11
2 2 (8.33%) HTTPS
2 2 (8.33%) NAS
2 2 (8.33%) SAN
2 2 (8.33%) SMS
2 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.17%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) LAN
3 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (12.50%) MySQL
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.17%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 3 (12.50%) JIRA
2 3 (12.50%) Selenium
2 3 (12.50%) Selenium IDE
2 3 (12.50%) WebDriver
3 2 (8.33%) Ant
3 2 (8.33%) Eclipse
3 2 (8.33%) Maven
3 2 (8.33%) Subversion
4 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
2 4 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Java Software Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 6 (25.00%) PL/SQL Developer
3 6 (25.00%) SOA Developer
3 6 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Automation Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Selenium Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Embedded Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Embedded Software Developer
6 1 (4.17%) C/C++ Developer
6 1 (4.17%) SOC Manager
6 1 (4.17%) SSAS Developer
6 1 (4.17%) SSIS Developer
6 1 (4.17%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (75.00%) HTML
2 13 (54.17%) CSS
3 11 (45.83%) Web Services
4 8 (33.33%) jQuery
5 6 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 6 (25.00%) Spring
6 3 (12.50%) XML
7 2 (8.33%) 802.1X
7 2 (8.33%) Django
7 2 (8.33%) HTML5
7 2 (8.33%) LAMP
7 2 (8.33%) SOAP
7 2 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (8.33%) WSDL
7 2 (8.33%) XHTML
7 2 (8.33%) XSLT
8 1 (4.17%) Behat
8 1 (4.17%) Laravel
8 1 (4.17%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Credit Risk
2 2 (8.33%) Device Driver
2 2 (8.33%) Tandem
3 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) EMC VNX
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (8.33%) OpenWrt
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Solaris
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) SOA
2 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (16.67%) Analytics
3 4 (16.67%) OO
4 3 (12.50%) Agile Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 3 (12.50%) BDD
4 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 3 (12.50%) Defect Management
4 3 (12.50%) TDD
4 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 3 (12.50%) Web Development
5 2 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (8.33%) Open Source
5 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.33%) Web Design
6 1 (4.17%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) SQL
2 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
3 9 (37.50%) Java
4 6 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 4 (16.67%) PHP
5 4 (16.67%) Python
5 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
6 2 (8.33%) C
6 2 (8.33%) C++
6 2 (8.33%) Embedded C
7 1 (4.17%) PHP 5
7 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) CISM
2 1 (4.17%) CISSP
2 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Firmware
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.17%) Cacti
2 1 (4.17%) Nagios
2 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Twitter
3 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.17%) EMC
3 1 (4.17%) NetApp
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.17%) Symantec
3 1 (4.17%) VMware
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