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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 26 21 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 41 61 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.80% 9.50% 9.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.84% 41.22% 28.78%
Number of salaries quoted 40 56 55
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.12% -
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
172 148 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 28.52% 23.05% 31.88%
Number of salaries quoted 151 131 190
Average salary £36,500 £39,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.59% +9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £26,476
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -2 40 £45,000 -10.00% 6
St Helens - 1 £38,000 -
UNIX
North West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 41 (56.16%) Linux
2 31 (42.47%) SQL
3 24 (32.88%) Windows
4 23 (31.51%) Oracle
4 23 (31.51%) Oracle Database
5 22 (30.14%) Shell Script
6 20 (27.40%) SQL Server
6 20 (27.40%) Java
7 19 (26.03%) ITIL
7 19 (26.03%) Oracle Database 11g
8 16 (21.92%) HTML
8 16 (21.92%) HP
9 14 (19.18%) HPUX
10 13 (17.81%) JavaScript
10 13 (17.81%) Workflow
10 13 (17.81%) SAN
10 13 (17.81%) Degree
11 12 (16.44%) Information Security
11 12 (16.44%) Oracle Reports
12 11 (15.07%) PHP
12 11 (15.07%) .NET
12 11 (15.07%) MySQL
12 11 (15.07%) Problem Management
13 10 (13.70%) ISSAP
13 10 (13.70%) ISSMP
13 10 (13.70%) Pentaho
13 10 (13.70%) Liferay
13 10 (13.70%) FastStats
13 10 (13.70%) ITIL V2
13 10 (13.70%) CISM

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 10 (13.70%) Liferay
1 10 (13.70%) Tomcat
2 5 (6.85%) Apache
2 5 (6.85%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.37%) Jetty
Applications
1 10 (13.70%) FastStats
2 4 (5.48%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.11%) PrintSoft PReS
4 1 (1.37%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.81%) SAN
2 6 (8.22%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (8.22%) Firewall
3 4 (5.48%) IP Telephony
3 4 (5.48%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.11%) SNMP
5 1 (1.37%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (31.51%) Oracle Database
2 20 (27.40%) SQL Server
3 19 (26.03%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (16.44%) Oracle Reports
5 11 (15.07%) MySQL
6 10 (13.70%) Pentaho
6 10 (13.70%) Crystal Reports
6 10 (13.70%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (12.33%) CorVu
8 5 (6.85%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.74%) Oracle Discoverer
9 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (1.37%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (2.74%) Subversion
2 2 (2.74%) Ant
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.37%) Log4j
3 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.37%) JUnit
3 1 (1.37%) Maven
3 1 (1.37%) JIRA
General
1 10 (13.70%) Finance
2 7 (9.59%) Retail
3 6 (8.22%) Law
4 4 (5.48%) Multimedia
4 4 (5.48%) Banking
5 3 (4.11%) Billing
6 2 (2.74%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (36.99%) Analyst
2 15 (20.55%) Applications Support
3 12 (16.44%) Analyst Programmer
3 12 (16.44%) Programmer
3 12 (16.44%) Developer
4 11 (15.07%) Support Engineer
5 10 (13.70%) Applications Support Engineer
5 10 (13.70%) Administrator
5 10 (13.70%) Support Analyst
6 7 (9.59%) Oracle Developer
7 6 (8.22%) Security Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) Information Security Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) Technical Support
8 5 (6.85%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (6.85%) Technical Support Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) Senior Information Security Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) Senior Information Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) Solaris Administrator
9 4 (5.48%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 4 (5.48%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.92%) HTML
2 11 (15.07%) .NET
3 10 (13.70%) J2EE
4 5 (6.85%) Middleware
4 5 (6.85%) CSS
4 5 (6.85%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (5.48%) jQuery
6 3 (4.11%) LAMP
6 3 (4.11%) XSLT
6 3 (4.11%) XML
6 3 (4.11%) Spring
7 2 (2.74%) Spring Web Flow
7 2 (2.74%) SOAP
8 1 (1.37%) JAXB
8 1 (1.37%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.37%) Flash
8 1 (1.37%) WSDL
8 1 (1.37%) Struts
8 1 (1.37%) Web Services
8 1 (1.37%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) Client/Server
2 8 (10.96%) Firmware
3 6 (8.22%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.85%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.48%) PMI
6 2 (2.74%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 41 (56.16%) Linux
2 24 (32.88%) Windows
3 14 (19.18%) HPUX
4 8 (10.96%) Solaris
5 7 (9.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.37%) MVS
6 1 (1.37%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.03%) ITIL
2 13 (17.81%) Workflow
3 12 (16.44%) Information Security
4 11 (15.07%) Problem Management
5 10 (13.70%) ITIL V2
5 10 (13.70%) E-Commerce
5 10 (13.70%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (10.96%) Migration
7 7 (9.59%) SOA
8 4 (5.48%) Data Protection
8 4 (5.48%) Release Management
8 4 (5.48%) Wealth Management
8 4 (5.48%) Project Planning
8 4 (5.48%) PRINCE2
8 4 (5.48%) Information Security Management
8 4 (5.48%) Security Management
8 4 (5.48%) Project Management
8 4 (5.48%) PRINCE
9 3 (4.11%) Logistics
9 3 (4.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 31 (42.47%) SQL
2 22 (30.14%) Shell Script
3 20 (27.40%) Java
4 13 (17.81%) JavaScript
5 11 (15.07%) PHP
6 10 (13.70%) VB.NET
7 8 (10.96%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.11%) Python
8 3 (4.11%) Perl
9 2 (2.74%) C++
9 2 (2.74%) C
10 1 (1.37%) AWK
10 1 (1.37%) XQuery
10 1 (1.37%) VB
10 1 (1.37%) C#
10 1 (1.37%) VB6
10 1 (1.37%) Groovy
10 1 (1.37%) XPath
10 1 (1.37%) Korn
10 1 (1.37%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 13 (17.81%) Degree
2 10 (13.70%) ISSAP
2 10 (13.70%) ISSMP
2 10 (13.70%) CISM
2 10 (13.70%) CISSP
3 4 (5.48%) PMP
3 4 (5.48%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.37%) CCNP
5 1 (1.37%) CCNA
5 1 (1.37%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) PCI DSS
1 4 (5.48%) COBIT
1 4 (5.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.74%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (13.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (5.48%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (31.51%) Oracle
2 16 (21.92%) HP
3 10 (13.70%) CheckPoint
3 10 (13.70%) Business Objects
3 10 (13.70%) Cisco
4 9 (12.33%) Red Hat
5 5 (6.85%) Sun
6 4 (5.48%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.74%) Twitter
7 2 (2.74%) IBM
8 1 (1.37%) CA
8 1 (1.37%) JDA
8 1 (1.37%) Adobe
8 1 (1.37%) Zend
8 1 (1.37%) Brocade
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