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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 60 63
Rank change year-on-year +11 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Unix 68 28 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.72% 2.91% 3.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.13% 12.28% 14.62%
Number of salaries quoted 34 24 48
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -26.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,800 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.12% -1.11%  

Unix is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 375 228 424
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 26.01% 23.68% 24.80%
Number of salaries quoted 265 199 342
Median salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% -9.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Unix as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -9 35 £57,500 +64.28% 2
Chester +8 9 £45,000 +40.62% 1
Warrington -13 5 £29,000 -47.27%
Nantwich - 4 £25,000 -
Wilmslow -17 2 £37,750 +10.12%
Runcorn - 1 - -
Daresbury - 1 £22,000 -
Unix
North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 62 (60.78%) Linux
2 46 (45.10%) Finance
3 45 (44.12%) SQL
4 34 (33.33%) Windows
5 32 (31.37%) Risk Management
6 29 (28.43%) Banking
7 27 (26.47%) Oracle
8 25 (24.51%) Java
9 22 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (18.63%) Shell Script
10 19 (18.63%) Analytical Skills
11 16 (15.69%) Middleware
11 16 (15.69%) JBoss
11 16 (15.69%) Information Security
11 16 (15.69%) Amazon AWS
12 15 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (14.71%) AIX
12 15 (14.71%) Python
12 15 (14.71%) SQL Server
13 14 (13.73%) Degree
14 13 (12.75%) Management Information System
14 13 (12.75%) Service Management
15 12 (11.76%) Incident Management
15 12 (11.76%) JavaScript
15 12 (11.76%) Perl
16 11 (10.78%) Web Services
16 11 (10.78%) ITIL
16 11 (10.78%) Software Engineering
17 10 (9.80%) Firewall
17 10 (9.80%) IBM

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 (15.69%) JBoss
2 9 (8.82%) Apache
2 9 (8.82%) Tomcat
3 7 (6.86%) WebLogic
3 7 (6.86%) WebSphere
4 5 (4.90%) Confluence
5 4 (3.92%) Apache Spark
5 4 (3.92%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (3.92%) IIS
5 4 (3.92%) OpenStack
5 4 (3.92%) SAS
6 2 (1.96%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.98%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.98%) nginx
7 1 (0.98%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) BASE24
1 1 (0.98%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.69%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.84%) OpenShift
3 7 (6.86%) IaaS
4 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.98%) GitHub
5 1 (0.98%) iPaaS
5 1 (0.98%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.80%) Firewall
2 9 (8.82%) HTTP
3 5 (4.90%) LAN
3 5 (4.90%) WAN
4 4 (3.92%) LDAP
5 3 (2.94%) DNS
5 3 (2.94%) Internet
5 3 (2.94%) Wireless
6 2 (1.96%) ATM
6 2 (1.96%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.96%) Network Security
6 2 (1.96%) SSH
6 2 (1.96%) SSL
6 2 (1.96%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.96%) VoIP
7 1 (0.98%) DHCP
7 1 (0.98%) Multicast
7 1 (0.98%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.98%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.86%) Oracle Database
3 6 (5.88%) MySQL
3 6 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.90%) Big Data
4 5 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.90%) DB2
4 5 (4.90%) GIS
4 5 (4.90%) Hadoop
5 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.94%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.96%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (1.96%) Ingres
7 2 (1.96%) MS Access
7 2 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.96%) QualityStage
8 1 (0.98%) DTS
8 1 (0.98%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (9.80%) JIRA
2 6 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.90%) Subversion
4 4 (3.92%) ClearCase
5 2 (1.96%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.98%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.98%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 46 (45.10%) Finance
2 29 (28.43%) Banking
3 9 (8.82%) Corporate Banking
3 9 (8.82%) Financial Institution
4 5 (4.90%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.92%) Law
6 3 (2.94%) Advertising
6 3 (2.94%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.98%) French Language
7 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (17.65%) Analyst
2 13 (12.75%) Developer
3 12 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 10 (9.80%) Applications Support
5 6 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (5.88%) IT Support
5 6 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 6 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 6 (5.88%) Unix Support
6 5 (4.90%) IT Engineer
6 5 (4.90%) IT Support Engineer
6 5 (4.90%) Test Analyst
6 5 (4.90%) Unix Analyst
6 5 (4.90%) Unix Support Analyst
7 4 (3.92%) Head of Engineering
7 4 (3.92%) SQL Analyst
7 4 (3.92%) SQL Data Analyst
7 4 (3.92%) Test Data Analyst
8 3 (2.94%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (2.94%) Product Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.69%) Middleware
2 11 (10.78%) Web Services
3 8 (7.84%) .NET
3 8 (7.84%) HTML
4 7 (6.86%) CSS
5 5 (4.90%) JSON
5 5 (4.90%) REST
5 5 (4.90%) XML
5 5 (4.90%) XSD
6 4 (3.92%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (3.92%) Hibernate
6 4 (3.92%) J2EE
6 4 (3.92%) JMS
6 4 (3.92%) JSP
6 4 (3.92%) Kafka
6 4 (3.92%) ODBC
6 4 (3.92%) Servlets
6 4 (3.92%) SOAP
6 4 (3.92%) Struts
6 4 (3.92%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.63%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (12.75%) Management Information System
3 9 (8.82%) Mainframe
4 7 (6.86%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.86%) Contactless
5 5 (4.90%) Clustering
6 4 (3.92%) Data Structures
6 4 (3.92%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (2.94%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.94%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.96%) Blog
8 2 (1.96%) Derivative
8 2 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.96%) User Experience
9 1 (0.98%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.98%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 62 (60.78%) Linux
2 34 (33.33%) Windows
3 15 (14.71%) AIX
4 8 (7.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (6.86%) Solaris
6 3 (2.94%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.96%) CentOS
7 2 (1.96%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.96%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.96%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.98%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (31.37%) Risk Management
2 22 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (15.69%) Information Security
4 15 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (12.75%) Service Management
6 12 (11.76%) Incident Management
7 11 (10.78%) ITIL
7 11 (10.78%) Software Engineering
8 9 (8.82%) Waterfall
9 8 (7.84%) OO
9 8 (7.84%) Performance Management
9 8 (7.84%) Project Management
9 8 (7.84%) SDLC
10 7 (6.86%) Capacity Management
10 7 (6.86%) Configuration Management
10 7 (6.86%) ETL
10 7 (6.86%) Migration
11 6 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (5.88%) Data Security
11 6 (5.88%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 45 (44.12%) SQL
2 25 (24.51%) Java
3 19 (18.63%) Shell Script
4 15 (14.71%) Python
5 12 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 12 (11.76%) Perl
6 9 (8.82%) Ruby
7 5 (4.90%) PL/SQL
7 5 (4.90%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.92%) C#
8 4 (3.92%) Jython
8 4 (3.92%) Korn
8 4 (3.92%) PHP
8 4 (3.92%) VB
9 3 (2.94%) ActionScript
9 3 (2.94%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.94%) TypeScript
9 3 (2.94%) VBScript
10 2 (1.96%) Go
10 2 (1.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (13.73%) Degree
2 5 (4.90%) CISSP
3 3 (2.94%) CISM
4 2 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.96%) HND
4 2 (1.96%) ISEB
4 2 (1.96%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.98%) CISA
5 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.98%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.98%) PMP
5 1 (0.98%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (7.84%) PCI DSS
2 7 (6.86%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 5 (4.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (3.92%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.84%) Docker
2 2 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.98%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.98%) PowerHA
3 1 (0.98%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (7.84%) Puppet
2 7 (6.86%) Ganglia
2 7 (6.86%) Netcool
2 7 (6.86%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (5.88%) Kubernetes
3 6 (5.88%) Nagios
4 5 (4.90%) CA Wily
5 3 (2.94%) Ansible
6 1 (0.98%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.98%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.98%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.98%) RSA enVision
6 1 (0.98%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (26.47%) Oracle
2 10 (9.80%) AppDynamics
2 10 (9.80%) IBM
3 9 (8.82%) Teradata
4 7 (6.86%) Red Hat
5 5 (4.90%) CA Agile Central
5 5 (4.90%) ServiceNow
6 4 (3.92%) Atlassian
6 4 (3.92%) Chordiant
6 4 (3.92%) Informatica
6 4 (3.92%) Trillium
7 3 (2.94%) Ab Initio
7 3 (2.94%) Cisco
7 3 (2.94%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.94%) SAP
7 3 (2.94%) Sun
7 3 (2.94%) Sybase
7 3 (2.94%) Tableau
7 3 (2.94%) TIBCO
7 3 (2.94%) Zend
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