Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 42 61
Rank change year-on-year -25 +19 +13
Permanent jobs citing Unix 109 150 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.96% 5.31% 4.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.12% 21.31% 18.56%
Number of salaries quoted 58 93 81
Cheshire median annual salary £40,500 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.74% +35.71% -23.91%
10th Percentile £29,925 £26,650 £20,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £48,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.53% +18.75% -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 570 704 485
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 20.72% 24.91% 22.75%
Number of salaries quoted 415 515 421
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% -8.11%
10th Percentile £21,500 £20,750 £20,000
90th Percentile £64,000 £55,000 £50,000
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 21 September 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 21 September 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 -12 32 £42,500 -20.93% 5
Wilmslow +8 15 £35,000 - 2
Nantwich -5 9 £37,500 +50.00%
Daresbury +2 7 - -
Warrington +1 6 £30,750 -40.00% 1
Chester -13 6 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Macclesfield +13 2 £82,500 +153.85%
Unix
North West

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 64 (58.72%) Linux
2 45 (41.28%) SQL
3 39 (35.78%) SQL Server
3 39 (35.78%) Windows
4 35 (32.11%) JavaScript
5 33 (30.28%) PHP
6 32 (29.36%) MySQL
7 30 (27.52%) HTML
8 29 (26.61%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (25.69%) Amazon AWS
9 28 (25.69%) OO
9 28 (25.69%) Risk Management
10 27 (24.77%) Oracle
11 26 (23.85%) Banking
12 25 (22.94%) CSS
13 23 (21.10%) Law
13 23 (21.10%) Investment Banking
13 23 (21.10%) Wealth Management
13 23 (21.10%) REST
14 22 (20.18%) MongoDB
14 22 (20.18%) Linux Command Line
14 22 (20.18%) Test Automation
14 22 (20.18%) MVC
14 22 (20.18%) Finance
14 22 (20.18%) Web Services
15 21 (19.27%) Business Intelligence
15 21 (19.27%) Git (software)
15 21 (19.27%) Continuous Integration
15 21 (19.27%) Laravel
15 21 (19.27%) GitHub

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 7 (6.42%) OpenEdge
2 4 (3.67%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.83%) CICS
3 2 (1.83%) JBoss
4 1 (0.92%) Apache
4 1 (0.92%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.92%) IIS
4 1 (0.92%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.92%) Resin
4 1 (0.92%) SAS
4 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.92%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (6.42%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (3.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 28 (25.69%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (19.27%) GitHub
3 9 (8.26%) DigitalOcean
4 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.92%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.34%) Network Security
2 5 (4.59%) WAN
3 4 (3.67%) LAN
3 4 (3.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.75%) Firewall
4 3 (2.75%) HTTP
4 3 (2.75%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (2.75%) SAN
4 3 (2.75%) Sourcefire
5 2 (1.83%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.83%) DNS
5 2 (1.83%) Internet
5 2 (1.83%) SSL
5 2 (1.83%) VLAN
5 2 (1.83%) VPN
6 1 (0.92%) FTP
6 1 (0.92%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (35.78%) SQL Server
2 32 (29.36%) MySQL
3 22 (20.18%) MongoDB
4 18 (16.51%) MariaDB
5 5 (4.59%) DB2
6 4 (3.67%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.67%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.75%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.83%) Amazon Aurora
8 2 (1.83%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.83%) Big Data
8 2 (1.83%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.92%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.92%) Base SAS
9 1 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.92%) GIS
9 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (19.27%) Git (software)
2 20 (18.35%) PHPUnit
3 7 (6.42%) JIRA
3 7 (6.42%) Subversion
4 5 (4.59%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.67%) Selenium
6 3 (2.75%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.83%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.83%) SonarQube
7 2 (1.83%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.92%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.92%) Gradle
8 1 (0.92%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.92%) JMeter
8 1 (0.92%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.92%) SOAtest
General
1 26 (23.85%) Banking
2 23 (21.10%) Investment Banking
2 23 (21.10%) Law
3 22 (20.18%) Finance
4 6 (5.50%) Advertising
5 5 (4.59%) Retail
6 4 (3.67%) Marketing
7 2 (1.83%) Legal
8 1 (0.92%) Billing
8 1 (0.92%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.92%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (41.28%) Developer
2 31 (28.44%) PHP Developer
3 19 (17.43%) Analyst
4 12 (11.01%) Applications Support
5 10 (9.17%) Backend Developer
6 9 (8.26%) MySQL Developer
6 9 (8.26%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 8 (7.34%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
7 8 (7.34%) Project Manager
8 7 (6.42%) Administrator
8 7 (6.42%) Infrastructure Manager
8 7 (6.42%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 7 (6.42%) OpenEdge Developer
8 7 (6.42%) Progress 4GL Developer
8 7 (6.42%) Progress Developer
8 7 (6.42%) Support Engineer
9 6 (5.50%) Applications Engineer
9 6 (5.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 6 (5.50%) IT Analyst
10 5 (4.59%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (27.52%) HTML
2 25 (22.94%) CSS
3 23 (21.10%) REST
4 22 (20.18%) Web Services
5 21 (19.27%) Laravel
5 21 (19.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 19 (17.43%) jQuery
6 19 (17.43%) RabbitMQ
7 18 (16.51%) XML
8 9 (8.26%) .NET
8 9 (8.26%) JSON
9 7 (6.42%) JMS
10 4 (3.67%) Ajax
10 4 (3.67%) LDAP
10 4 (3.67%) Regular Expression
10 4 (3.67%) SOAP
11 3 (2.75%) AngularJS
11 3 (2.75%) J2EE
11 3 (2.75%) Middleware
12 2 (1.83%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.18%) Linux Command Line
2 8 (7.34%) Mainframe
3 6 (5.50%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.59%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.67%) Blog
5 4 (3.67%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (2.75%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 3 (2.75%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (2.75%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (2.75%) VSAM
7 2 (1.83%) Clustering
7 2 (1.83%) Fintech
7 2 (1.83%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.92%) CESG
8 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.92%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.92%) PKI
8 1 (0.92%) Smart Energy
8 1 (0.92%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 64 (58.72%) Linux
2 39 (35.78%) Windows
3 13 (11.93%) AIX
4 7 (6.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (5.50%) Solaris
6 5 (4.59%) HPUX
7 4 (3.67%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.92%) Android
9 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (26.61%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (25.69%) OO
2 28 (25.69%) Risk Management
3 23 (21.10%) Wealth Management
4 22 (20.18%) MVC
4 22 (20.18%) Test Automation
5 21 (19.27%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (19.27%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (18.35%) Collaborative Working
7 19 (17.43%) Dependency Injection
7 19 (17.43%) Process Improvement
8 18 (16.51%) API Integration
8 18 (16.51%) Task Automation
9 15 (13.76%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (12.84%) ITIL
11 12 (11.01%) Project Management
12 9 (8.26%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (7.34%) Software Engineering
14 7 (6.42%) Decision-Making
14 7 (6.42%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (41.28%) SQL
2 35 (32.11%) JavaScript
3 33 (30.28%) PHP
4 16 (14.68%) Java
5 12 (11.01%) Shell Script
6 11 (10.09%) Python
7 10 (9.17%) Perl
8 8 (7.34%) PL/SQL
9 7 (6.42%) Progress 4GL
10 5 (4.59%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.75%) Assembly Language
11 3 (2.75%) COBOL
11 3 (2.75%) JCL
11 3 (2.75%) REXX
11 3 (2.75%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.83%) BeanShell
12 2 (1.83%) C#
12 2 (1.83%) Ruby
13 1 (0.92%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (5.50%) CISSP
1 6 (5.50%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (5.50%) Degree
2 3 (2.75%) CISA
2 3 (2.75%) GCFA
2 3 (2.75%) GCFE
2 3 (2.75%) GIAC
2 3 (2.75%) GREM
2 3 (2.75%) SANS
2 3 (2.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.92%) CCNA
4 1 (0.92%) CCNP
4 1 (0.92%) CCSP
4 1 (0.92%) CISM
4 1 (0.92%) ISEB
4 1 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.92%) MCSA
4 1 (0.92%) MCSE
4 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.75%) SLA
2 2 (1.83%) QA
System Software
1 11 (10.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.75%) Docker
2 3 (2.75%) Firmware
2 3 (2.75%) Snort
3 2 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.92%) PowerHA
4 1 (0.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (3.67%) Nagios
2 3 (2.75%) Ganglia
2 3 (2.75%) Netcool
2 3 (2.75%) SCOM
3 2 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.92%) Ansible
4 1 (0.92%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.92%) CFEngine
4 1 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.92%) Puppet
4 1 (0.92%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 27 (24.77%) Oracle
2 19 (17.43%) New Relic
3 12 (11.01%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.42%) HP
4 7 (6.42%) Progress
5 6 (5.50%) IBM
5 6 (5.50%) Red Hat
6 5 (4.59%) Atlassian
7 4 (3.67%) Cisco
7 4 (3.67%) Splunk
7 4 (3.67%) Talend
8 3 (2.75%) Ab Initio
8 3 (2.75%) Tableau
9 2 (1.83%) CyberArk
9 2 (1.83%) Hyperion
9 2 (1.83%) Informatica
9 2 (1.83%) Sun
9 2 (1.83%) Sybase
9 2 (1.83%) VMware
10 1 (0.92%) PeopleSoft