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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 40 38 20
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -18
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 23 37 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.66% 6.00% 12.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.33% 21.89% 39.44%
Number of salaries quoted 22 34 66
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,600 £34,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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
119 169 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 24.09% 27.39% 31.20%
Number of salaries quoted 107 139 147
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,750 £50,000
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 23 £42,500 +2.40% 1
UNIX
North West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 29 (46.03%) Linux
2 22 (34.92%) Java
3 21 (33.33%) Oracle
3 21 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 18 (28.57%) SOA
4 18 (28.57%) HP
4 18 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 18 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 18 (28.57%) Oracle Service Bus
5 17 (26.98%) Oracle Fusion
5 17 (26.98%) Oracle ODI
6 16 (25.40%) Windows
6 16 (25.40%) Middleware
7 15 (23.81%) HPUX
8 14 (22.22%) SAN
9 13 (20.63%) Information Security
9 13 (20.63%) Degree
10 12 (19.05%) SQL
11 11 (17.46%) E-Commerce
11 11 (17.46%) Cisco
11 11 (17.46%) CISSP
11 11 (17.46%) CheckPoint
11 11 (17.46%) CISM
11 11 (17.46%) ISSAP
11 11 (17.46%) ISSMP
12 9 (14.29%) Tomcat
12 9 (14.29%) Red Hat
13 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
13 8 (12.70%) Firmware
13 8 (12.70%) Firewall

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 18 (28.57%) Oracle Service Bus
2 9 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.94%) Apache
4 3 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.17%) PrintSoft PReS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.22%) SAN
2 8 (12.70%) Firewall
2 8 (12.70%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (6.35%) IP Telephony
4 3 (4.76%) SNMP
4 3 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 18 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 17 (26.98%) Oracle ODI
4 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
4 6 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.76%) OLAP
5 3 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (4.76%) OLAP Cube
5 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.76%) Spotfire
5 3 (4.76%) QlikView
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (3.17%) CorVu
7 1 (1.59%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.59%) Subversion
2 1 (1.59%) Ant
2 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (12.70%) Finance
1 8 (12.70%) Law
1 8 (12.70%) Retail
2 4 (6.35%) Banking
3 3 (4.76%) Multimedia
4 2 (3.17%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (36.51%) Developer
2 19 (30.16%) Analyst
3 15 (23.81%) Oracle Developer
4 10 (15.87%) Support Analyst
5 8 (12.70%) Security Engineer
5 8 (12.70%) Information Security Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (9.52%) Technical Support
7 5 (7.94%) Technical Support Analyst
7 5 (7.94%) Applications Support
7 5 (7.94%) Administrator
7 5 (7.94%) Analyst Programmer
7 5 (7.94%) Programmer
8 4 (6.35%) Project Manager
8 4 (6.35%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 4 (6.35%) UNIX Administrator
8 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (6.35%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 3 (4.76%) UNIX Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.98%) Oracle Fusion
2 16 (25.40%) Middleware
3 4 (6.35%) .NET
4 3 (4.76%) XML
5 2 (3.17%) XSLT
5 2 (3.17%) LAMP
5 2 (3.17%) Spring
5 2 (3.17%) Spring Web Flow
6 1 (1.59%) HTML
6 1 (1.59%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (1.59%) FIXML
6 1 (1.59%) FpML
6 1 (1.59%) WSDL
6 1 (1.59%) XSD
6 1 (1.59%) Classic ASP
6 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.59%) CSS
6 1 (1.59%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.35%) PMI
3 3 (4.76%) Open Source
4 2 (3.17%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.17%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.17%) AS400
5 1 (1.59%) Derivative
5 1 (1.59%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 29 (46.03%) Linux
2 16 (25.40%) Windows
3 15 (23.81%) HPUX
4 7 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.17%) Solaris
6 1 (1.59%) MVS
6 1 (1.59%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.57%) SOA
2 13 (20.63%) Information Security
3 11 (17.46%) E-Commerce
4 4 (6.35%) PRINCE2
4 4 (6.35%) PRINCE
4 4 (6.35%) Project Management
4 4 (6.35%) Release Management
4 4 (6.35%) Project Planning
4 4 (6.35%) Wealth Management
5 3 (4.76%) Data Protection
5 3 (4.76%) Waterfall
5 3 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (4.76%) RUP
5 3 (4.76%) ITIL
5 3 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (4.76%) Information Security Management
5 3 (4.76%) Security Management
5 3 (4.76%) Migration
5 3 (4.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 22 (34.92%) Java
2 18 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 12 (19.05%) SQL
4 3 (4.76%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.76%) PL/SQL
4 3 (4.76%) VB.NET
4 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.17%) C
6 1 (1.59%) Bourne shell
6 1 (1.59%) XQuery
6 1 (1.59%) VB
6 1 (1.59%) AWK
6 1 (1.59%) VB6
6 1 (1.59%) Korn
6 1 (1.59%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (20.63%) Degree
2 11 (17.46%) CISM
2 11 (17.46%) ISSAP
2 11 (17.46%) ISSMP
2 11 (17.46%) CISSP
3 4 (6.35%) PMP
3 4 (6.35%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.59%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (4.76%) COBIT
1 3 (4.76%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.17%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (12.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) Nagios
2 2 (3.17%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (3.17%) BladeLogic
2 2 (3.17%) SCCM
2 2 (3.17%) SCOM
2 2 (3.17%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (3.17%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 21 (33.33%) Oracle
2 18 (28.57%) HP
3 11 (17.46%) Cisco
3 11 (17.46%) CheckPoint
4 9 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.76%) Business Objects
6 3 (4.76%) CA
7 2 (3.17%) Trend Micro
7 2 (3.17%) Symantec
7 2 (3.17%) McAfee
7 2 (3.17%) Tripwire
7 2 (3.17%) IBM
7 2 (3.17%) BMC
8 1 (1.59%) Adobe
8 1 (1.59%) SAP
8 1 (1.59%) Brocade
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