Period
to 16 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 6 months to 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 62 59
Rank change year-on-year +12 -3 +8
Permanent jobs citing Unix 159 108 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 5.04% 4.17% 3.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.08% 17.82% 16.60%
Number of salaries quoted 86 69 79
Cheshire median annual salary £40,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +28.57% -26.32%
10th Percentile £29,750 £24,500 £24,400
90th Percentile £53,125 £62,500 £55,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%

Unix is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 689 606 536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 21.85% 23.42% 24.05%
Number of salaries quoted 492 431 471
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £24,025 £21,500 £20,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £53,750
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Cheshire

Unix
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unix in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Unix in Cheshire

Unix
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Cheshire over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Unix in Cheshire

Unix
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 16 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -5 50 £42,500 -10.53% 2
Wilmslow +15 15 £40,500 +35.00% 2
Warrington +3 14 £39,500 -34.17% 1
Nantwich -7 12 £37,500 +50.00% 1
Chester -7 9 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Daresbury +2 7 - -
Runcorn +11 2 £27,500 -
Crewe - 2 £31,500 -
Macclesfield -5 1 - - 2
Northwich - 1 £52,500 -
Unix
North West

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, IT jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 93 (58.49%) Linux
2 74 (46.54%) SQL
3 55 (34.59%) Windows
4 54 (33.96%) Finance
5 50 (31.45%) SQL Server
6 49 (30.82%) Oracle
7 46 (28.93%) JavaScript
8 43 (27.04%) PHP
8 43 (27.04%) Agile Software Development
9 41 (25.79%) MySQL
10 39 (24.53%) Risk Management
11 38 (23.90%) Banking
12 37 (23.27%) HTML
12 37 (23.27%) Amazon AWS
12 37 (23.27%) MongoDB
13 35 (22.01%) Java
14 33 (20.75%) Law
14 33 (20.75%) Investment Banking
14 33 (20.75%) Wealth Management
15 32 (20.13%) OO
16 31 (19.50%) MVC
16 31 (19.50%) REST
17 30 (18.87%) Test Automation
17 30 (18.87%) Linux Command Line
17 30 (18.87%) Problem-Solving
17 30 (18.87%) Continuous Integration
17 30 (18.87%) Web Services
18 28 (17.61%) ITIL
18 28 (17.61%) CSS
18 28 (17.61%) Twitter Bootstrap

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 16 (10.06%) WebSphere
2 10 (6.29%) JBoss
2 10 (6.29%) Tomcat
3 9 (5.66%) Apache
4 7 (4.40%) OpenEdge
5 3 (1.89%) Confluence
5 3 (1.89%) Resin
5 3 (1.89%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.26%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.63%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.63%) CICS
7 1 (0.63%) IIS
7 1 (0.63%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.63%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.40%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 37 (23.27%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (15.72%) GitHub
3 23 (14.47%) DigitalOcean
4 4 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.89%) PaaS
6 1 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.63%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.03%) SSL
2 6 (3.77%) Network Security
2 6 (3.77%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.52%) Internet
3 4 (2.52%) LAN
3 4 (2.52%) WAN
4 3 (1.89%) DNS
4 3 (1.89%) Firewall
5 2 (1.26%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.26%) HTTP
5 2 (1.26%) SAN
5 2 (1.26%) VLAN
6 1 (0.63%) DMZ
6 1 (0.63%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.63%) FTP
6 1 (0.63%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.63%) Sourcefire
6 1 (0.63%) SSH
6 1 (0.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (31.45%) SQL Server
2 41 (25.79%) MySQL
3 37 (23.27%) MongoDB
4 10 (6.29%) MariaDB
5 9 (5.66%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.14%) DB2
7 4 (2.52%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.52%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.89%) Big Data
8 3 (1.89%) GIS
9 2 (1.26%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 2 (1.26%) Cognos Report Studio
9 2 (1.26%) Cognos Transformer
9 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.26%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.63%) Amazon Aurora
10 1 (0.63%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.63%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.63%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 26 (16.35%) Git (software)
2 24 (15.09%) PHPUnit
3 10 (6.29%) JIRA
4 9 (5.66%) Jenkins
5 7 (4.40%) Subversion
6 6 (3.77%) CA Release Automation
7 4 (2.52%) Selenium
8 3 (1.89%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.89%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (1.26%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.26%) SonarQube
9 2 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.63%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.63%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.63%) JMeter
10 1 (0.63%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.63%) SOAtest
General
1 54 (33.96%) Finance
2 38 (23.90%) Banking
3 33 (20.75%) Investment Banking
3 33 (20.75%) Law
4 16 (10.06%) Advertising
5 6 (3.77%) Marketing
6 5 (3.14%) Retail
7 3 (1.89%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.26%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.26%) Legal
8 2 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.63%) Billing
9 1 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (35.22%) Developer
2 34 (21.38%) PHP Developer
3 30 (18.87%) Analyst
4 25 (15.72%) Applications Support
5 23 (14.47%) MySQL Developer
5 23 (14.47%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 16 (10.06%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
7 15 (9.43%) Applications Engineer
7 15 (9.43%) MongoDB Developer
8 13 (8.18%) Support Engineer
9 12 (7.55%) Software Developer
10 10 (6.29%) Applications Support Engineer
10 10 (6.29%) Support Analyst
11 9 (5.66%) Backend Developer
12 7 (4.40%) Administrator
12 7 (4.40%) IT Analyst
12 7 (4.40%) Linux Support
12 7 (4.40%) OpenEdge Developer
12 7 (4.40%) Progress 4GL Developer
12 7 (4.40%) Progress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (23.27%) HTML
2 31 (19.50%) REST
3 30 (18.87%) Web Services
4 28 (17.61%) CSS
4 28 (17.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 27 (16.98%) Laravel
6 25 (15.72%) RabbitMQ
7 24 (15.09%) jQuery
8 18 (11.32%) Middleware
9 14 (8.81%) .NET
9 14 (8.81%) XML
10 11 (6.92%) JSON
11 7 (4.40%) AngularJS
11 7 (4.40%) JMS
12 6 (3.77%) Regular Expression
13 5 (3.14%) React
13 5 (3.14%) React Native
14 4 (2.52%) LDAP
14 4 (2.52%) Sass
14 4 (2.52%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (18.87%) Linux Command Line
2 12 (7.55%) Mainframe
3 11 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.66%) Computer Science
5 8 (5.03%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.89%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 3 (1.89%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (1.89%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (1.89%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.89%) VSAM
7 2 (1.26%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.26%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.26%) Marketing Technology
7 2 (1.26%) User Experience
8 1 (0.63%) Blog
8 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.63%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.63%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 93 (58.49%) Linux
2 55 (34.59%) Windows
3 25 (15.72%) AIX
4 15 (9.43%) Solaris
5 10 (6.29%) HPUX
6 8 (5.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.52%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.63%) Android
9 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (27.04%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (24.53%) Risk Management
3 33 (20.75%) Wealth Management
4 32 (20.13%) OO
5 31 (19.50%) MVC
6 30 (18.87%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (18.87%) Problem-Solving
6 30 (18.87%) Test Automation
7 28 (17.61%) ITIL
8 25 (15.72%) Collaborative Working
9 24 (15.09%) Business Intelligence
9 24 (15.09%) Dependency Injection
9 24 (15.09%) Process Improvement
10 13 (8.18%) Incident Management
11 11 (6.92%) Software Engineering
11 11 (6.92%) Time Management
12 9 (5.66%) API Integration
12 9 (5.66%) Decision-Making
12 9 (5.66%) DevOps
12 9 (5.66%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 74 (46.54%) SQL
2 46 (28.93%) JavaScript
3 43 (27.04%) PHP
4 35 (22.01%) Java
5 23 (14.47%) Shell Script
6 17 (10.69%) Python
7 14 (8.81%) Perl
7 14 (8.81%) PL/SQL
8 10 (6.29%) C#
8 10 (6.29%) PowerShell
9 7 (4.40%) Progress 4GL
10 5 (3.14%) REXX
11 3 (1.89%) Assembly Language
11 3 (1.89%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.89%) JCL
12 2 (1.26%) BeanShell
12 2 (1.26%) COBOL
12 2 (1.26%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.63%) VB
13 1 (0.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (5.66%) Computer Science Degree
1 9 (5.66%) Degree
2 5 (3.14%) CISSP
3 4 (2.52%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.89%) CISA
4 3 (1.89%) GCFA
4 3 (1.89%) GCFE
4 3 (1.89%) GREM
5 2 (1.26%) HND
5 2 (1.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.63%) CCNP
6 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.63%) ISEB
6 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.63%) MCSA
6 1 (0.63%) MCSE
6 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.63%) PMP
6 1 (0.63%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.26%) SLA
2 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 12 (7.55%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.66%) Docker
3 3 (1.89%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 2 (1.26%) Firmware
4 2 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.63%) Snort
5 1 (0.63%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 7 (4.40%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (3.77%) BladeLogic
3 5 (3.14%) Ganglia
3 5 (3.14%) Nagios
3 5 (3.14%) Netcool
3 5 (3.14%) SCOM
4 4 (2.52%) CA Wily
4 4 (2.52%) Tivoli
4 4 (2.52%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 2 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.26%) Puppet
6 1 (0.63%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.63%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 49 (30.82%) Oracle
2 24 (15.09%) New Relic
3 21 (13.21%) Microsoft
4 12 (7.55%) HP
5 10 (6.29%) IBM
6 7 (4.40%) Progress
7 6 (3.77%) ServiceNow
7 6 (3.77%) Splunk
8 5 (3.14%) Atlassian
8 5 (3.14%) Red Hat
8 5 (3.14%) Sun
8 5 (3.14%) Tableau
9 4 (2.52%) Ab Initio
9 4 (2.52%) CA
9 4 (2.52%) Cisco
9 4 (2.52%) Teradata
10 3 (1.89%) ATG
10 3 (1.89%) Informatica
10 3 (1.89%) Talend
11 2 (1.26%) CyberArk