Period
to 18 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 37 36
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Unix 46 75 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 4.96% 5.86% 5.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.16% 21.87% 20.30%
Number of salaries quoted 36 39 31
Merseyside median annual salary £48,750 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.80% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,050 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -1.16% -4.44%

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 Merseyside with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 268 343 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 28.88% 26.82% 27.29%
Number of salaries quoted 204 199 183
Merseyside median annual salary £39,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.24% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £22,575 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £50,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +0.67%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Merseyside

Unix
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Unix in Merseyside

Unix
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Merseyside over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Unix in Merseyside

Unix
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 18 February 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
Liverpool +1 41 £52,500 +16.67% 8
St Helens - 2 £30,000 -
Unix
North West

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Unix.

1 36 (78.26%) Linux
2 26 (56.52%) Windows
3 23 (50.00%) HPUX
4 22 (47.83%) Red Hat
5 19 (41.30%) SAN
6 17 (36.96%) Shell Script
6 17 (36.96%) Finance
6 17 (36.96%) HP
6 17 (36.96%) PowerShell
6 17 (36.96%) Bash Shell
6 17 (36.96%) Windows Server
7 15 (32.61%) Apache
8 14 (30.43%) Git (software)
8 14 (30.43%) 3PAR
9 13 (28.26%) Configuration Management
9 13 (28.26%) Server Hardening
10 12 (26.09%) Tomcat
10 12 (26.09%) SQL
10 12 (26.09%) Oracle
11 11 (23.91%) CentOS
12 10 (21.74%) Banking
13 9 (19.57%) Ruby
13 9 (19.57%) Node.js
13 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
13 9 (19.57%) PHP
13 9 (19.57%) Jenkins
14 8 (17.39%) C++
14 8 (17.39%) Java
14 8 (17.39%) Trend Analysis
14 8 (17.39%) Groovy

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 15 (32.61%) Apache
2 12 (26.09%) Tomcat
3 6 (13.04%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (13.04%) nginx
4 4 (8.70%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.35%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (41.30%) SAN
2 5 (10.87%) AMQP
3 2 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (4.35%) DHCP
3 2 (4.35%) DNS
3 2 (4.35%) Firewall
3 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.35%) VoIP
3 2 (4.35%) VPN
4 1 (2.17%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.22%) MongoDB
2 7 (15.22%) MySQL
3 4 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (30.43%) Git (software)
2 9 (19.57%) Jenkins
3 8 (17.39%) Subversion
General
1 17 (36.96%) Finance
2 10 (21.74%) Banking
3 3 (6.52%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Administrator
2 9 (19.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (19.57%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) HPUX Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) Applications Support
4 7 (15.22%) HPUX Administrator
4 7 (15.22%) Support Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (10.87%) Applications Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Applications Support Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (6.52%) AIX Administrator
8 3 (6.52%) Database Specialist
8 3 (6.52%) Support Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Unix Administrator
8 3 (6.52%) Unix Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.57%) Node.js
2 7 (15.22%) LAMP
2 7 (15.22%) Web Services
3 5 (10.87%) Kafka
3 5 (10.87%) Middleware
3 5 (10.87%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (4.35%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (2.17%) JSP
5 1 (2.17%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (78.26%) Linux
2 26 (56.52%) Windows
3 23 (50.00%) HPUX
4 17 (36.96%) Windows Server
5 11 (23.91%) CentOS
6 8 (17.39%) Ubuntu
7 7 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (13.04%) AIX
8 6 (13.04%) SUSE
9 4 (8.70%) Debian
10 2 (4.35%) Solaris
10 2 (4.35%) Windows 10
10 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
10 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Configuration Management
1 13 (28.26%) Server Hardening
2 8 (17.39%) Trend Analysis
3 7 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (8.70%) DevOps
4 4 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (6.52%) High Availability
5 3 (6.52%) Line Management
5 3 (6.52%) Performance Management
5 3 (6.52%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.35%) Integration Testing
6 2 (4.35%) ITIL
6 2 (4.35%) ITSM
6 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.35%) Proactive Monitoring
6 2 (4.35%) Service Management
6 2 (4.35%) Test Strategy
7 1 (2.17%) Defect Management
7 1 (2.17%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.17%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.96%) Bash Shell
1 17 (36.96%) PowerShell
1 17 (36.96%) Shell Script
2 12 (26.09%) SQL
3 9 (19.57%) PHP
3 9 (19.57%) Ruby
4 8 (17.39%) C++
4 8 (17.39%) Groovy
4 8 (17.39%) Java
5 7 (15.22%) Python
6 1 (2.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) Degree
1 1 (2.17%) ISEB
1 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) Varnish
1 6 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.70%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.52%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (4.35%) NFS
5 1 (2.17%) Docker
5 1 (2.17%) LXC
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) Nagios
2 6 (13.04%) Ansible
2 6 (13.04%) Grafana
2 6 (13.04%) Graphite
2 6 (13.04%) HAProxy
3 4 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.35%) Graylog
5 1 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (47.83%) Red Hat
2 17 (36.96%) HP
3 14 (30.43%) 3PAR
4 12 (26.09%) Oracle
5 8 (17.39%) Capita
5 8 (17.39%) VMware
6 7 (15.22%) IBM
7 6 (13.04%) Cisco
8 5 (10.87%) Citrix
9 4 (8.70%) F5
9 4 (8.70%) TIBCO
10 2 (4.35%) Avaya
10 2 (4.35%) Sophos
11 1 (2.17%) Murex
11 1 (2.17%) SaltStack