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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 32 36 37
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 27 30 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.31% 4.53% 5.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.08% 17.75% 27.19%
Number of salaries quoted 13 30 29
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
117 169 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 23.03% 25.53% 21.31%
Number of salaries quoted 84 142 99
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +6 20 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Southport - 2 - - 2
UNIX
North West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (72.88%) Java
2 40 (67.80%) Oracle
3 29 (49.15%) SOA
3 29 (49.15%) Oracle Fusion
3 29 (49.15%) Oracle Service Bus
3 29 (49.15%) Oracle ODI
4 28 (47.46%) Oracle Database
4 28 (47.46%) Oracle Database 11g
4 28 (47.46%) Middleware
5 22 (37.29%) Windows
6 12 (20.34%) Finance
7 10 (16.95%) Linux
7 10 (16.95%) SQL
8 9 (15.25%) SQL Server
8 9 (15.25%) Relational Database
8 9 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (13.56%) Banking
10 7 (11.86%) OO
10 7 (11.86%) MS Office
10 7 (11.86%) Data Modelling
10 7 (11.86%) CRM
10 7 (11.86%) SAN
11 6 (10.17%) NetWeaver
11 6 (10.17%) Shell Script
11 6 (10.17%) Project Management
11 6 (10.17%) Migration
11 6 (10.17%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (10.17%) SAP Basis
11 6 (10.17%) Business Continuity
11 6 (10.17%) MS Visio

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 29 (49.15%) Oracle Service Bus
2 6 (10.17%) NetWeaver
3 5 (8.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (3.39%) JBoss
5 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.69%) SAS
5 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.69%) IIS
5 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) MS Office
2 6 (10.17%) MS Visio
3 5 (8.47%) MS Project
3 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) SaaS
1 1 (1.69%) PaaS
1 1 (1.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.86%) SAN
2 6 (10.17%) NAS
3 4 (6.78%) WAN
4 3 (5.08%) LAN
5 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.69%) SSL
5 1 (1.69%) Internet
5 1 (1.69%) Telnet
5 1 (1.69%) Firewall
5 1 (1.69%) SSH
5 1 (1.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (49.15%) Oracle ODI
2 28 (47.46%) Oracle Database
2 28 (47.46%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (15.25%) SQL Server
3 9 (15.25%) Relational Database
4 6 (10.17%) DB2
4 6 (10.17%) RDBMS
5 4 (6.78%) VLDB
6 3 (5.08%) Informix
6 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (3.39%) MySQL
8 1 (1.69%) MS Access
8 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Ant
1 2 (3.39%) JUnit
1 2 (3.39%) Log4j
1 2 (3.39%) Maven
1 2 (3.39%) Selenium
1 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.39%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (1.69%) WinDbg
General
1 12 (20.34%) Finance
2 8 (13.56%) Banking
3 3 (5.08%) Back Office
4 1 (1.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (49.15%) Developer
2 25 (42.37%) Oracle Developer
3 23 (38.98%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 23 (38.98%) SOA Developer
4 6 (10.17%) Java Software Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Software Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Tester
5 4 (6.78%) Software Tester
6 3 (5.08%) Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Applications Support
6 3 (5.08%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Support Team Leader
7 2 (3.39%) QA Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.39%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.39%) Architect
7 2 (3.39%) Technical Design Architect
7 2 (3.39%) Technical Design Manager
7 2 (3.39%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (49.15%) Oracle Fusion
2 28 (47.46%) Middleware
3 6 (10.17%) SAP Basis
3 6 (10.17%) RESTful
3 6 (10.17%) JAX-RS
3 6 (10.17%) XML
4 5 (8.47%) HTML
4 5 (8.47%) .NET
5 4 (6.78%) J2EE
6 2 (3.39%) J2SE
7 1 (1.69%) WSDL
7 1 (1.69%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.69%) ODBC
7 1 (1.69%) COM
7 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.69%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.17%) Data Centre
3 5 (8.47%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.39%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.69%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 22 (37.29%) Windows
2 10 (16.95%) Linux
3 2 (3.39%) SUSE
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.69%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (49.15%) SOA
2 7 (11.86%) OO
2 7 (11.86%) CRM
2 7 (11.86%) Data Modelling
3 6 (10.17%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (10.17%) Project Management
3 6 (10.17%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (10.17%) Migration
3 6 (10.17%) Business Continuity
3 6 (10.17%) Software Engineering
3 6 (10.17%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (10.17%) Problem Management
3 6 (10.17%) Performance Testing
3 6 (10.17%) Multithreading
3 6 (10.17%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (10.17%) Mentoring
4 5 (8.47%) SDLC
4 5 (8.47%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (8.47%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (8.47%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (72.88%) Java
2 10 (16.95%) SQL
3 6 (10.17%) Shell Script
4 5 (8.47%) C++
5 4 (6.78%) VB
5 4 (6.78%) VB.NET
5 4 (6.78%) C
5 4 (6.78%) C#
6 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.39%) Perl
6 2 (3.39%) Python
6 2 (3.39%) Ruby
7 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) MCSE
1 2 (3.39%) CCNA
1 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (3.39%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) MCP
2 1 (1.69%) EMC Certification
2 1 (1.69%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) SLA
2 2 (3.39%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.69%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.69%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) OpenView
1 3 (5.08%) Tivoli
1 3 (5.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (5.08%) Nagios
1 3 (5.08%) OVSD
2 1 (1.69%) MOM
Vendors
1 40 (67.80%) Oracle
2 6 (10.17%) SAP
2 6 (10.17%) HP
2 6 (10.17%) Citrix
3 5 (8.47%) VMware
4 4 (6.78%) Cisco
5 3 (5.08%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.08%) SolarWinds
6 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.69%) Sun
7 1 (1.69%) IBM
7 1 (1.69%) Cognos
7 1 (1.69%) Unisys
7 1 (1.69%) Alias
7 1 (1.69%) Teradata
7 1 (1.69%) Novell
7 1 (1.69%) Dell
7 1 (1.69%) EMC
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