Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 35 52
Rank change year-on-year -26 +17 +22
Permanent jobs citing Unix 100 188 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.83% 6.21% 4.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.01% 25.00% 19.08%
Number of salaries quoted 49 115 82
Cheshire median annual salary £41,000 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.68% +35.71% -22.22%
10th Percentile £29,750 £35,000 £19,100
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 526 752 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 20.15% 24.86% 24.03%
Number of salaries quoted 369 539 463
Cheshire median annual salary £38,000 £39,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.80% +21.54% -12.16%
10th Percentile £21,125 £20,500 £20,000
90th Percentile £61,500 £57,500 £48,750
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 14 November 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 14 November 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 -9 30 £33,750 -32.50% 7
Wilmslow -6 12 £35,000 -
Daresbury - 7 - -
Warrington +2 5 £30,750 -27.65% 2
Chester -1 3 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Macclesfield +19 2 £82,500 +153.85%
Nantwich - 2 £37,500 -
Crewe - 1 £33,000 -
Unix
North West

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 51 (51.00%) Linux
2 43 (43.00%) SQL
3 39 (39.00%) Windows
4 32 (32.00%) Risk Management
4 32 (32.00%) Banking
5 31 (31.00%) JavaScript
6 30 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 29 (29.00%) PHP
8 28 (28.00%) MySQL
9 26 (26.00%) Investment Banking
9 26 (26.00%) Wealth Management
9 26 (26.00%) Amazon AWS
9 26 (26.00%) Oracle
9 26 (26.00%) HTML
9 26 (26.00%) Law
10 25 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (24.00%) OO
11 24 (24.00%) MongoDB
12 22 (22.00%) CSS
13 21 (21.00%) Git (software)
13 21 (21.00%) MariaDB
14 20 (20.00%) GitHub
14 20 (20.00%) Java
15 19 (19.00%) Web Services
15 19 (19.00%) MVC
15 19 (19.00%) Test Automation
15 19 (19.00%) PHPUnit
15 19 (19.00%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (18.00%) jQuery
16 18 (18.00%) Dependency Injection

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 4 (4.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.00%) JBoss
3 2 (2.00%) CICS
3 2 (2.00%) OpenEdge
4 1 (1.00%) Apache
4 1 (1.00%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.00%) Confluence
4 1 (1.00%) IIS
4 1 (1.00%) nginx
4 1 (1.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 5 (5.00%) Magento
2 2 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 26 (26.00%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (20.00%) GitHub
3 8 (8.00%) DigitalOcean
4 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.00%) Network Security
2 5 (5.00%) WAN
3 4 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (4.00%) LAN
3 4 (4.00%) Sourcefire
4 3 (3.00%) Firewall
4 3 (3.00%) SAN
4 3 (3.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (2.00%) Internet
5 2 (2.00%) SSL
5 2 (2.00%) VLAN
5 2 (2.00%) VPN
6 1 (1.00%) DNS
6 1 (1.00%) FTP
6 1 (1.00%) HTTP
6 1 (1.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (28.00%) MySQL
3 24 (24.00%) MongoDB
4 21 (21.00%) MariaDB
5 9 (9.00%) DB2
6 5 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (5.00%) Relational Database
7 4 (4.00%) NoSQL
8 3 (3.00%) DB2 UDB
8 3 (3.00%) Hadoop
8 3 (3.00%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.00%) Amazon Aurora
9 2 (2.00%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (2.00%) Big Data
9 2 (2.00%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.00%) Apache Hive
10 1 (1.00%) Base SAS
10 1 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.00%) QlikView
10 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (21.00%) Git (software)
2 19 (19.00%) PHPUnit
3 5 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.00%) Selenium
4 4 (4.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (4.00%) JIRA
5 3 (3.00%) LoadRunner
5 3 (3.00%) Subversion
6 2 (2.00%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.00%) Gradle
7 1 (1.00%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.00%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.00%) JMeter
7 1 (1.00%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.00%) SOAtest
7 1 (1.00%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (32.00%) Banking
2 26 (26.00%) Investment Banking
2 26 (26.00%) Law
3 18 (18.00%) Finance
4 5 (5.00%) Retail
5 4 (4.00%) Marketing
6 3 (3.00%) Legal
7 1 (1.00%) Advertising
7 1 (1.00%) Billing
7 1 (1.00%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.00%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (34.00%) Developer
2 27 (27.00%) PHP Developer
3 19 (19.00%) Analyst
4 10 (10.00%) Backend Developer
4 10 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 9 (9.00%) Applications Support
5 9 (9.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 9 (9.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 8 (8.00%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
6 8 (8.00%) MySQL Developer
6 8 (8.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 6 (6.00%) Administrator
7 6 (6.00%) Applications Specialist
7 6 (6.00%) Applications Support Specialist
7 6 (6.00%) DBA
7 6 (6.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (6.00%) IT Analyst
7 6 (6.00%) Support Specialist
8 5 (5.00%) Support Analyst
9 4 (4.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (26.00%) HTML
2 22 (22.00%) CSS
3 19 (19.00%) Web Services
4 18 (18.00%) jQuery
4 18 (18.00%) Laravel
4 18 (18.00%) RabbitMQ
4 18 (18.00%) REST
4 18 (18.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 12 (12.00%) XML
6 4 (4.00%) .NET
6 4 (4.00%) Ajax
6 4 (4.00%) Regular Expression
7 3 (3.00%) Gherkin
7 3 (3.00%) JSON
8 2 (2.00%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.00%) Django
8 2 (2.00%) J2EE
8 2 (2.00%) JMS
9 1 (1.00%) JDBC
9 1 (1.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.00%) Linux Command Line
2 10 (10.00%) Mainframe
3 5 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.00%) Blog
4 4 (4.00%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (3.00%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 3 (3.00%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (3.00%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (3.00%) VSAM
6 2 (2.00%) Clustering
6 2 (2.00%) Fintech
6 2 (2.00%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.00%) CESG
7 1 (1.00%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.00%) PKI
7 1 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.00%) Smart Energy
7 1 (1.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 51 (51.00%) Linux
2 39 (39.00%) Windows
3 7 (7.00%) AIX
4 4 (4.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.00%) Android
7 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.00%) Risk Management
2 26 (26.00%) Wealth Management
3 25 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (24.00%) OO
5 19 (19.00%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (19.00%) MVC
5 19 (19.00%) Test Automation
6 18 (18.00%) API Integration
6 18 (18.00%) Collaborative Working
6 18 (18.00%) Dependency Injection
6 18 (18.00%) Process Improvement
6 18 (18.00%) Task Automation
7 16 (16.00%) ITIL
8 15 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (13.00%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (12.00%) Project Management
12 10 (10.00%) Change Management
13 8 (8.00%) Incident Management
14 7 (7.00%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 43 (43.00%) SQL
2 31 (31.00%) JavaScript
3 29 (29.00%) PHP
4 20 (20.00%) Java
5 11 (11.00%) Perl
5 11 (11.00%) PL/SQL
5 11 (11.00%) Python
6 9 (9.00%) Shell Script
7 5 (5.00%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.00%) Assembly Language
8 3 (3.00%) COBOL
8 3 (3.00%) JCL
8 3 (3.00%) REXX
8 3 (3.00%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.00%) C#
9 2 (2.00%) C++
9 2 (2.00%) Progress 4GL
9 2 (2.00%) Ruby
10 1 (1.00%) C
10 1 (1.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (6.00%) Degree
2 5 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (4.00%) CISSP
3 4 (4.00%) GIAC
3 4 (4.00%) SANS
4 3 (3.00%) CISA
4 3 (3.00%) GCFA
4 3 (3.00%) GCFE
4 3 (3.00%) GREM
4 3 (3.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.00%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.00%) CCNP
6 1 (1.00%) CCSP
6 1 (1.00%) CEH
6 1 (1.00%) ISSAP
6 1 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.00%) MCSA
6 1 (1.00%) MCSE
6 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.00%) Snort
3 3 (3.00%) Firmware
4 2 (2.00%) Docker
4 2 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.00%) PowerHA
5 1 (1.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) Ganglia
1 2 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.00%) Netcool
1 2 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.00%) SCOM
2 1 (1.00%) Ansible
2 1 (1.00%) CA Endevor
2 1 (1.00%) CFEngine
2 1 (1.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.00%) Nagios
2 1 (1.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (26.00%) Oracle
2 18 (18.00%) New Relic
3 5 (5.00%) IBM
4 4 (4.00%) Ab Initio
4 4 (4.00%) Cisco
4 4 (4.00%) Tableau
4 4 (4.00%) Talend
5 3 (3.00%) HP
5 3 (3.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.00%) Hyperion
6 2 (2.00%) Informatica
6 2 (2.00%) Progress
6 2 (2.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.00%) Splunk
6 2 (2.00%) Teradata
6 2 (2.00%) VMware
7 1 (1.00%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.00%) Sybase
7 1 (1.00%) Syncsort
7 1 (1.00%) Veritas