Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 56 30 56
Rank change year-on-year -26 +26 +13
Permanent jobs citing Unix 93 247 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.42% 7.71% 4.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.28% 30.65% 18.86%
Number of salaries quoted 60 155 56
Cheshire median annual salary £53,350 £47,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.32% +21.79% -13.33%
10th Percentile £30,450 £35,200 £20,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £64,000 £52,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -1.16%

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 437 806 509
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 20.75% 25.17% 22.74%
Number of salaries quoted 304 567 418
Cheshire median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% +30.77% -7.14%
10th Percentile £21,163 £20,625 £19,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £48,625
North West median annual salary £40,250 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +0.63% +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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019. 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 -2 41 £57,500 +21.05% 3
Wilmslow -18 6 £35,000 +4.48%
Chester +10 5 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Macclesfield +20 1 £82,500 +106.25%
Crewe +10 1 £33,000 +4.76%
Daresbury - 1 £27,500 -
Unix
North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 48 (51.61%) Windows
2 31 (33.33%) Linux
2 31 (33.33%) Banking
3 26 (27.96%) SQL
3 26 (27.96%) Information Security
4 25 (26.88%) Risk Management
4 25 (26.88%) Intrusion Detection
5 24 (25.81%) Sourcefire
5 24 (25.81%) Snort
5 24 (25.81%) Network Security
5 24 (25.81%) GIAC
5 24 (25.81%) Anomaly Detection
5 24 (25.81%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 24 (25.81%) Threat Analysis
5 24 (25.81%) SANS
5 24 (25.81%) Attack Monitoring
6 20 (21.51%) Law
6 20 (21.51%) Wealth Management
6 20 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (21.51%) Investment Banking
7 19 (20.43%) Network Design
7 19 (20.43%) Git (software)
7 19 (20.43%) Finance
7 19 (20.43%) Java
7 19 (20.43%) Internal Audit
8 16 (17.20%) SQL Server
8 16 (17.20%) Web Services
9 15 (16.13%) Oracle
9 15 (16.13%) JavaScript
9 15 (16.13%) Amazon AWS

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 5 (5.38%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.30%) JBoss
2 4 (4.30%) Jetty
2 4 (4.30%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.23%) Confluence
4 1 (1.08%) Apache
4 1 (1.08%) CICS
4 1 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.08%) nginx
4 1 (1.08%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (10.75%) GitHub
3 4 (4.30%) OpenShift
4 2 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (26.88%) Intrusion Detection
2 24 (25.81%) Network Security
2 24 (25.81%) Sourcefire
3 7 (7.53%) HTTP
4 2 (2.15%) DNS
4 2 (2.15%) FTP
4 2 (2.15%) SMTP
4 2 (2.15%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.15%) VPN
4 2 (2.15%) WAN
5 1 (1.08%) Firewall
5 1 (1.08%) Internet
5 1 (1.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.20%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.98%) MongoDB
2 13 (13.98%) MySQL
3 12 (12.90%) MariaDB
4 6 (6.45%) DB2
5 5 (5.38%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.23%) DB2 UDB
6 3 (3.23%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.15%) Big Data
7 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.08%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (1.08%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.08%) QlikView
8 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (20.43%) Git (software)
2 11 (11.83%) JIRA
3 10 (10.75%) PHPUnit
4 6 (6.45%) Gradle
4 6 (6.45%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.30%) Maven
5 4 (4.30%) Selenium
6 3 (3.23%) ClearCase
6 3 (3.23%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (3.23%) Subversion
6 3 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.15%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.08%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.08%) SOAtest
General
1 31 (33.33%) Banking
2 20 (21.51%) Investment Banking
2 20 (21.51%) Law
3 19 (20.43%) Finance
4 1 (1.08%) Legal
4 1 (1.08%) Retail
4 1 (1.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (23.66%) Security Engineer
2 19 (20.43%) Developer
3 14 (15.05%) Malware Engineer
4 13 (13.98%) PHP Developer
5 10 (10.75%) Infrastructure Manager
6 9 (9.68%) Backend Developer
6 9 (9.68%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 9 (9.68%) Network Security Engineer
6 9 (9.68%) Project Manager
6 9 (9.68%) Sourcefire Engineer
7 8 (8.60%) Architect
7 8 (8.60%) Unix Engineer
8 7 (7.53%) Analyst
8 7 (7.53%) Data Centre Engineer
9 6 (6.45%) Security Architect
10 5 (5.38%) Design Engineer
10 5 (5.38%) Network Security Architect
11 4 (4.30%) Environment Manager
11 4 (4.30%) Java Developer
11 4 (4.30%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.20%) Web Services
2 14 (15.05%) REST
3 13 (13.98%) HTML
4 12 (12.90%) CSS
5 9 (9.68%) jQuery
5 9 (9.68%) Laravel
5 9 (9.68%) RabbitMQ
5 9 (9.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (7.53%) J2EE
7 5 (5.38%) Spring
7 5 (5.38%) XML
8 3 (3.23%) Ajax
8 3 (3.23%) Gherkin
8 3 (3.23%) Middleware
9 2 (2.15%) Anaconda
10 1 (1.08%) Hibernate
10 1 (1.08%) JDBC
10 1 (1.08%) JMS
10 1 (1.08%) SOAP
10 1 (1.08%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.68%) Linux Command Line
2 7 (7.53%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.45%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.23%) Blog
4 3 (3.23%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.15%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.15%) CESG
5 2 (2.15%) Clustering
5 2 (2.15%) Fintech
5 2 (2.15%) PKI
5 2 (2.15%) Smart Meter
5 2 (2.15%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.08%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.08%) PMI
6 1 (1.08%) Smart Energy
6 1 (1.08%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.08%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 48 (51.61%) Windows
2 31 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.15%) AIX
5 1 (1.08%) Solaris
5 1 (1.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.96%) Information Security
2 25 (26.88%) Risk Management
3 24 (25.81%) Anomaly Detection
3 24 (25.81%) Attack Monitoring
3 24 (25.81%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 24 (25.81%) Threat Analysis
4 20 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (21.51%) Wealth Management
5 19 (20.43%) Internal Audit
5 19 (20.43%) Network Design
6 14 (15.05%) Collaborative Working
6 14 (15.05%) MVC
6 14 (15.05%) OO
7 12 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (11.83%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (11.83%) Test Automation
9 10 (10.75%) Project Management
10 9 (9.68%) Dependency Injection
10 9 (9.68%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 26 (27.96%) SQL
2 19 (20.43%) Java
3 15 (16.13%) JavaScript
4 14 (15.05%) PHP
5 13 (13.98%) Python
6 9 (9.68%) Perl
7 8 (8.60%) PL/SQL
8 5 (5.38%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.23%) C++
9 3 (3.23%) R
10 2 (2.15%) JCL
10 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.15%) Ruby
11 1 (1.08%) C
11 1 (1.08%) COBOL
11 1 (1.08%) REXX
11 1 (1.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (25.81%) GIAC
1 24 (25.81%) SANS
2 11 (11.83%) Degree
3 7 (7.53%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 7 (7.53%) CCSP
3 7 (7.53%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (7.53%) CISSP
4 5 (5.38%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.15%) CEH
5 2 (2.15%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (2.15%) CISM
5 2 (2.15%) ISSAP
5 2 (2.15%) Master's Degree
5 2 (2.15%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.08%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) GDPR
1 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27005
1 1 (1.08%) QA
1 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (25.81%) Snort
2 8 (8.60%) PowerHA
3 4 (4.30%) Docker
4 2 (2.15%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.15%) HDFS
5 1 (1.08%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (1.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (4.30%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.23%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.15%) Ganglia
3 2 (2.15%) Netcool
3 2 (2.15%) SCOM
4 1 (1.08%) Ansible
4 1 (1.08%) CFEngine
4 1 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.08%) Nagios
4 1 (1.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (16.13%) Oracle
2 9 (9.68%) IBM
2 9 (9.68%) New Relic
3 4 (4.30%) Ab Initio
3 4 (4.30%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.23%) Teradata
5 2 (2.15%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (2.15%) Splunk
6 1 (1.08%) Actuate
6 1 (1.08%) Google
6 1 (1.08%) HP
6 1 (1.08%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.08%) Informatica
6 1 (1.08%) Intel
6 1 (1.08%) Remedy
6 1 (1.08%) SmartCo
6 1 (1.08%) Tableau
6 1 (1.08%) Talend
6 1 (1.08%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.08%) Veritas