The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
North West / Lancashire
Rank 44 45 41
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Unix 9 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.20% 1.82% 2.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.00% 12.00% 11.96%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 11
Median salary £25,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -41.17% +6.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.17%  

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 Lancashire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 60 50 92
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 14.63% 15.15% 21.70%
Number of salaries quoted 56 39 83
Median salary £32,500 £27,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.11% -26.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £19,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Unix
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unix in Lancashire.

Salary trend for Unix in Lancashire

Unix
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Lancashire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix in Lancashire

Unix
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Chorley +9 7 £25,000 -
Skelmersdale - 1 - -
Unix
North West

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 18 (52.94%) Oracle
1 18 (52.94%) SQL
1 18 (52.94%) Linux
2 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 15 (44.12%) Active Directory
3 15 (44.12%) VMware
4 14 (41.18%) Solaris
5 13 (38.24%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (35.29%) Computer Science
6 12 (35.29%) Cisco
7 11 (32.35%) LAN
7 11 (32.35%) WAN
7 11 (32.35%) Degree
7 11 (32.35%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (32.35%) Hyper-V
7 11 (32.35%) Firewall
7 11 (32.35%) Oracle Database
8 10 (29.41%) SC Cleared
8 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
8 10 (29.41%) Windows
9 8 (23.53%) vSphere
10 7 (20.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (20.59%) MySQL
10 7 (20.59%) HP
11 6 (17.65%) Red Hat
11 6 (17.65%) C#
11 6 (17.65%) AIX
11 6 (17.65%) Problem Management
11 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (11.76%) Apache
1 4 (11.76%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.94%) Confluence
2 1 (2.94%) JBoss
2 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) IaaS
1 1 (2.94%) PaaS
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) Firewall
1 11 (32.35%) LAN
1 11 (32.35%) WAN
2 4 (11.76%) DHCP
2 4 (11.76%) DNS
2 4 (11.76%) IPv4
2 4 (11.76%) SNMP
2 4 (11.76%) SSL
3 3 (8.82%) SAN
4 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.94%) FTP
5 1 (2.94%) HTTP
5 1 (2.94%) NAS
5 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 11 (32.35%) Oracle Database
2 11 (32.35%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (20.59%) MySQL
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.94%) DB2
5 1 (2.94%) GIS
5 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.94%) Ant
2 1 (2.94%) JIRA
2 1 (2.94%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.94%) Selenium
2 1 (2.94%) TestRail
General
1 1 (2.94%) Retail
1 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Analyst
2 15 (44.12%) Support Analyst
3 10 (29.41%) IT Analyst
3 10 (29.41%) IT Support
3 10 (29.41%) IT Support Analyst
4 9 (26.47%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Applications Support
5 4 (11.76%) Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Deployment Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Unix Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Administrator
7 2 (5.88%) Unix Administrator
8 1 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (2.94%) Storage Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Technical Support
8 1 (2.94%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) RESTful
1 4 (11.76%) Web Services
2 2 (5.88%) Middleware
2 2 (5.88%) SOAP
3 1 (2.94%) JMS
3 1 (2.94%) OpenID
3 1 (2.94%) REST
3 1 (2.94%) SAML
3 1 (2.94%) Spring
3 1 (2.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.76%) e-Health
3 4 (11.76%) iPad
3 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
4 3 (8.82%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.94%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 18 (52.94%) Linux
2 14 (41.18%) Solaris
3 10 (29.41%) Windows
4 7 (20.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (17.65%) AIX
6 2 (5.88%) HPUX
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.94%) Android
7 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (17.65%) Problem Management
3 4 (11.76%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
3 4 (11.76%) Structured Programming
4 3 (8.82%) Capacity Management
4 3 (8.82%) ITIL
5 2 (5.88%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.88%) Change Control
5 2 (5.88%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.88%) Migration
5 2 (5.88%) Project Management
5 2 (5.88%) Server Building
5 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.94%) DevOps
6 1 (2.94%) Line Management
6 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.94%) SDLC
6 1 (2.94%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 18 (52.94%) SQL
2 6 (17.65%) C#
3 5 (14.71%) Java
4 4 (11.76%) Bash Shell
4 4 (11.76%) C++
4 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
4 4 (11.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) Degree
2 10 (29.41%) SC Cleared
2 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (5.88%) NVQ Level 4
5 1 (2.94%) MCSE
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 15 (44.12%) Active Directory
2 11 (32.35%) Hyper-V
3 8 (23.53%) vSphere
4 4 (11.76%) vCloud
4 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) BMC PATROL
1 4 (11.76%) Nagios
1 4 (11.76%) OpenView
1 4 (11.76%) Tivoli
1 4 (11.76%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.94%) SCOM
2 1 (2.94%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) Oracle
2 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 15 (44.12%) VMware
4 12 (35.29%) Cisco
5 7 (20.59%) HP
6 6 (17.65%) Red Hat
7 5 (14.71%) IBM
8 4 (11.76%) BMC
8 4 (11.76%) CA
8 4 (11.76%) Compuware
8 4 (11.76%) Dynatrace
8 4 (11.76%) Nimsoft
9 2 (5.88%) Guidewire
9 2 (5.88%) Pega
9 2 (5.88%) Sun
9 2 (5.88%) Talend
10 1 (2.94%) Dell
10 1 (2.94%) EMC
10 1 (2.94%) Mitel
10 1 (2.94%) Panasonic