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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 45 62
Rank change year-on-year -12 +17  
Permanent jobs citing Unix 2 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.45% 3.51% 1.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.60% 17.58% 8.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 11
Median salary £46,250 £48,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.64% +28.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £42,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22%  

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 77 91 131
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 17.34% 19.96% 22.47%
Number of salaries quoted 65 57 116
Median salary £32,500 £31,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.83% -4.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £46,000
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 27 June 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 27 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
Burnley - 1 £35,000 -
Nelson - 1 £57,500 -
Unix
North West

For the 6 months to 27 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 8 (72.73%) Oracle
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) Solaris
2 7 (63.64%) WAN
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (54.55%) LAN
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) Hyper-V
3 6 (54.55%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) SSL
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Apache
5 1 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) Broadband
5 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
5 1 (9.09%) FTP
5 1 (9.09%) HTTP
5 1 (9.09%) PPP
5 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 1 (9.09%) VPN

Unix
Co-occurring 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 1 (9.09%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) Firewall
1 7 (63.64%) WAN
2 6 (54.55%) LAN
3 2 (18.18%) SSL
4 1 (9.09%) BGP
4 1 (9.09%) Broadband
4 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
4 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
4 1 (9.09%) FTP
4 1 (9.09%) HTTP
4 1 (9.09%) IPsec
4 1 (9.09%) IPv4
4 1 (9.09%) L2TP
4 1 (9.09%) MPLS
4 1 (9.09%) NAS
4 1 (9.09%) OSPF
4 1 (9.09%) PPP
4 1 (9.09%) SAN
4 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (9.09%) DB2
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) IT Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) IT Support
2 6 (54.55%) IT Support Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Support
4 1 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Support
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) SOAP
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 1 (9.09%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Solaris
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
3 1 (9.09%) Line Management
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
3 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCIE
1 1 (9.09%) CCNP
1 1 (9.09%) CCSP
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (9.09%) JNCIA
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
1 6 (54.55%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
1 1 (9.09%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 7 (63.64%) VMware
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) EMC
5 1 (9.09%) F5
5 1 (9.09%) IBM
5 1 (9.09%) Juniper
5 1 (9.09%) NetApp
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 1 (9.09%) Symantec