Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 49 69
Rank change year-on-year +16 +20 -40
Permanent jobs citing Unix 196 105 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 6.49% 4.66% 3.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.82% 19.55% 14.25%
Number of salaries quoted 119 83 104
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £35,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.71% -23.08% +13.75%
10th Percentile £35,000 £19,200 £30,750
90th Percentile £61,500 £48,750 £57,125
North West median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% -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 759 537 863
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 25.12% 23.83% 26.50%
Number of salaries quoted 538 455 749
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -12.16% -1.33%
10th Percentile £20,500 £20,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £48,750 £53,750
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 -8 76 £49,000 +40.00% 1
Chester -8 12 £50,000 +17.65% 1
Warrington +1 11 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Sandbach - 9 £47,500 - 1
Wilmslow -1 7 £35,000 +2.10%
Runcorn - 5 - -
Macclesfield - 2 £32,500 -
Unix
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 101 (51.53%) Linux
2 95 (48.47%) Windows
3 91 (46.43%) Finance
4 69 (35.20%) Banking
4 69 (35.20%) SQL
5 61 (31.12%) Middleware
6 59 (30.10%) Oracle
7 56 (28.57%) Java
8 47 (23.98%) ITIL
9 41 (20.92%) Risk Management
10 40 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
11 36 (18.37%) SQL Server
12 35 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
13 33 (16.84%) Investment Banking
13 33 (16.84%) Wealth Management
14 32 (16.33%) Python
14 32 (16.33%) Stakeholder Management
15 30 (15.31%) AIX
16 27 (13.78%) Opscode Chef
17 26 (13.27%) Degree
17 26 (13.27%) Solaris
17 26 (13.27%) TCP/IP
18 25 (12.76%) Law
18 25 (12.76%) Teradata
18 25 (12.76%) Incident Management
19 24 (12.24%) SSH
20 22 (11.22%) Microsoft
20 22 (11.22%) JavaScript
21 21 (10.71%) Configuration Management
21 21 (10.71%) Shell Script

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 13 (6.63%) Tomcat
2 12 (6.12%) WebSphere
3 11 (5.61%) JBoss
4 10 (5.10%) Apache
5 8 (4.08%) Confluence
6 5 (2.55%) SAS
7 4 (2.04%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.53%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.02%) nginx
9 2 (1.02%) Tuxedo
10 1 (0.51%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.51%) IIS
10 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.51%) Resin
Applications
1 20 (10.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.53%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 35 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (10.71%) OpenShift
3 8 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.53%) PaaS
6 2 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.02%) IaaS
7 1 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.51%) iPaaS
7 1 (0.51%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 26 (13.27%) TCP/IP
2 24 (12.24%) SSH
3 20 (10.20%) Firewall
4 19 (9.69%) Ethernet
5 12 (6.12%) HTTP
6 11 (5.61%) SAN
7 7 (3.57%) Internet
7 7 (3.57%) LDAP
7 7 (3.57%) SSL
8 6 (3.06%) DNS
8 6 (3.06%) IPsec
9 5 (2.55%) DHCP
9 5 (2.55%) LAN
9 5 (2.55%) WAN
9 5 (2.55%) Wireless
10 4 (2.04%) DDNS
10 4 (2.04%) tcpdump
10 4 (2.04%) Wireshark
11 3 (1.53%) IP Telephony
11 3 (1.53%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (18.37%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.18%) Oracle Database
3 13 (6.63%) DB2
3 13 (6.63%) MS Access
4 12 (6.12%) Relational Database
5 10 (5.10%) MySQL
5 10 (5.10%) NoSQL
6 9 (4.59%) MongoDB
6 9 (4.59%) Oracle Database 12c
6 9 (4.59%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (4.08%) GIS
7 8 (4.08%) MariaDB
7 8 (4.08%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 7 (3.57%) Redis
9 5 (2.55%) RDBMS
10 4 (2.04%) Ingres
11 3 (1.53%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (1.53%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 15 (7.65%) JIRA
1 15 (7.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 8 (4.08%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.08%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.55%) LoadRunner
3 5 (2.55%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (2.04%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.02%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.02%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.02%) HP UFT
5 2 (1.02%) JIRA Agile
5 2 (1.02%) JUnit
5 2 (1.02%) Selenium
5 2 (1.02%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.51%) Ant
6 1 (0.51%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.51%) MSI
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.51%) Subversion
6 1 (0.51%) Toad
General
1 91 (46.43%) Finance
2 69 (35.20%) Banking
3 33 (16.84%) Investment Banking
4 25 (12.76%) Law
5 9 (4.59%) Advertising
6 7 (3.57%) Financial Institution
7 6 (3.06%) Corporate Banking
8 3 (1.53%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.02%) International Banking
9 2 (1.02%) Retail
10 1 (0.51%) French Language
10 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (16.33%) Analyst
2 28 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 19 (9.69%) Administrator
4 15 (7.65%) Unix Administrator
5 13 (6.63%) Developer
6 12 (6.12%) Data Analyst
6 12 (6.12%) DevOps Engineer
7 11 (5.61%) Banking Analyst
8 10 (5.10%) Architect
8 10 (5.10%) Linux Engineer
9 9 (4.59%) Applications Specialist
9 9 (4.59%) Applications Support Specialist
9 9 (4.59%) Automation Engineer
9 9 (4.59%) Support Engineer
9 9 (4.59%) Support Specialist
10 8 (4.08%) Database Engineer
10 8 (4.08%) DBA
10 8 (4.08%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 8 (4.08%) Unix Engineer
11 7 (3.57%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (31.12%) Middleware
2 16 (8.16%) REST
3 15 (7.65%) SOAP
3 15 (7.65%) Web Services
4 14 (7.14%) HTML
5 11 (5.61%) JSON
6 9 (4.59%) .NET
6 9 (4.59%) RESTful
7 8 (4.08%) XML
8 7 (3.57%) J2EE
8 7 (3.57%) ODBC
9 6 (3.06%) CSS
9 6 (3.06%) OAuth
9 6 (3.06%) OpenID
9 6 (3.06%) SAML
10 5 (2.55%) .NET Framework
11 4 (2.04%) Node.js
11 4 (2.04%) Spring
11 4 (2.04%) XSD
12 3 (1.53%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.20%) Clustering
2 19 (9.69%) Computer Science
3 16 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (7.14%) Mainframe
5 9 (4.59%) Contactless
5 9 (4.59%) Linux Command Line
5 9 (4.59%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.59%) PKI
5 9 (4.59%) User Experience
6 7 (3.57%) Data Structures
7 6 (3.06%) CESG
7 6 (3.06%) Smart Meter
8 5 (2.55%) Mobile App
9 4 (2.04%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (1.02%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.02%) Cloud Native
10 2 (1.02%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.51%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.51%) Security Operations Centre
11 1 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 101 (51.53%) Linux
2 95 (48.47%) Windows
3 30 (15.31%) AIX
4 26 (13.27%) Solaris
5 6 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.04%) Android
6 4 (2.04%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.02%) Debian
7 2 (1.02%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.02%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.51%) MVS
8 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (23.98%) ITIL
2 41 (20.92%) Risk Management
3 40 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (16.84%) Wealth Management
5 32 (16.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (12.76%) Incident Management
7 21 (10.71%) Configuration Management
7 21 (10.71%) Information Security
8 19 (9.69%) Software Engineering
9 18 (9.18%) DevOps
10 15 (7.65%) Data Extraction
11 13 (6.63%) Change Management
12 12 (6.12%) Microservices
12 12 (6.12%) OO
12 12 (6.12%) Open Source
12 12 (6.12%) TDD
13 11 (5.61%) Resource Allocation
14 10 (5.10%) Line Management
15 9 (4.59%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (4.59%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 69 (35.20%) SQL
2 56 (28.57%) Java
3 32 (16.33%) Python
4 22 (11.22%) JavaScript
5 21 (10.71%) Shell Script
6 17 (8.67%) Perl
7 14 (7.14%) PHP
8 12 (6.12%) Ruby
9 9 (4.59%) PowerShell
10 8 (4.08%) C#
11 5 (2.55%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.55%) C
11 5 (2.55%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.53%) JCL
12 3 (1.53%) Jython
12 3 (1.53%) Korn
12 3 (1.53%) VB
13 2 (1.02%) REXX
13 2 (1.02%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.02%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (13.27%) Degree
2 17 (8.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (6.63%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (4.59%) CISSP
5 8 (4.08%) CISM
6 7 (3.57%) ISTQB
7 6 (3.06%) CCIE
7 6 (3.06%) CEH
7 6 (3.06%) CESG Certified Professional
7 6 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (3.06%) GIAC
7 6 (3.06%) ISEB
7 6 (3.06%) ISSAP
7 6 (3.06%) SSCP
8 4 (2.04%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.51%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.57%) SLA
2 6 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 6 (3.06%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.55%) Data Quality
4 4 (2.04%) QA
5 2 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (10.71%) Docker
2 11 (5.61%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (2.55%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (2.04%) ProxySG
5 3 (1.53%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.51%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 27 (13.78%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (9.69%) Ganglia
3 16 (8.16%) Puppet
4 11 (5.61%) Ansible
5 8 (4.08%) Nagios
6 7 (3.57%) CA Wily
6 7 (3.57%) SCOM
7 5 (2.55%) Kubernetes
7 5 (2.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (1.53%) Netcool
8 3 (1.53%) Terraform
9 1 (0.51%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.51%) RSA enVision
9 1 (0.51%) Salt
9 1 (0.51%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.51%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 59 (30.10%) Oracle
2 25 (12.76%) Teradata
3 22 (11.22%) Microsoft
4 17 (8.67%) ServiceNow
5 16 (8.16%) IBM
5 16 (8.16%) Tableau
6 15 (7.65%) AppDynamics
7 13 (6.63%) Splunk
8 11 (5.61%) Veritas
9 8 (4.08%) Informatica
9 8 (4.08%) SaltStack
10 7 (3.57%) Ab Initio
10 7 (3.57%) HP
10 7 (3.57%) Sybase
11 6 (3.06%) CA Agile Central
12 5 (2.55%) Red Hat
12 5 (2.55%) Remedy
12 5 (2.55%) Trillium
13 4 (2.04%) Blue Coat
13 4 (2.04%) Twitter