Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 75 63
Rank change year-on-year +31 -12 -28
Permanent jobs citing Unix 43 23 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 4.72% 2.09% 2.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.46% 10.80% 10.12%
Number of salaries quoted 32 11 21
Merseyside median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% +57.14% -30.00%
10th Percentile £34,575 £25,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £62,250 £62,500 £50,000
North West median annual salary £45,250 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.56% +12.50% -6.98%

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 221 213 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 24.26% 19.31% 25.86%
Number of salaries quoted 181 151 181
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.30%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +26 38 £47,500 -13.64% 5
St Helens - 2 £38,750 -
Unix
North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 (83.72%) Linux
2 24 (55.81%) SQL
3 22 (51.16%) Java
4 17 (39.53%) Windows
5 11 (25.58%) C++
5 11 (25.58%) PHP
5 11 (25.58%) Nagios
5 11 (25.58%) Ruby
5 11 (25.58%) Groovy
5 11 (25.58%) Bash Shell
5 11 (25.58%) Node.js
6 10 (23.26%) Trend Analysis
6 10 (23.26%) Git (software)
6 10 (23.26%) Test Automation
6 10 (23.26%) Capita
6 10 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (23.26%) Subversion
6 10 (23.26%) Configuration Management
6 10 (23.26%) Apache
7 9 (20.93%) Red Hat
7 9 (20.93%) nginx
7 9 (20.93%) Varnish
7 9 (20.93%) HAProxy
7 9 (20.93%) Graphite
7 9 (20.93%) Grafana
8 8 (18.60%) Front End Development
8 8 (18.60%) React
8 8 (18.60%) Spring Boot
8 8 (18.60%) Mentoring
8 8 (18.60%) Continuous Improvement

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 10 (23.26%) Apache
2 9 (20.93%) nginx
3 4 (9.30%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (6.98%) WebLogic
4 3 (6.98%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.33%) IIS
6 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) SAN
2 2 (4.65%) NetScaler
2 2 (4.65%) SNMP
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.33%) DHCP
3 1 (2.33%) DNS
3 1 (2.33%) Firewall
3 1 (2.33%) FTP
3 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.33%) VoIP
3 1 (2.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) NoSQL
2 7 (16.28%) MongoDB
3 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.65%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.33%) DB2
6 1 (2.33%) MySQL
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Git (software)
1 10 (23.26%) Subversion
2 4 (9.30%) Jasmine
3 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.98%) Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Law
3 3 (6.98%) Retail
4 2 (4.65%) Publishing
5 1 (2.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Administrator
2 9 (20.93%) Support Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Applications Support
3 7 (16.28%) Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (13.95%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Applications Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Applications Support Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Linux Support
5 5 (11.63%) Support Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Java Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Linux Support Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Unix Administrator
7 3 (6.98%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (6.98%) WebLogic Administrator
8 2 (4.65%) HPUX Administrator
8 2 (4.65%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Technology Support Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.58%) Node.js
2 8 (18.60%) AngularJS
2 8 (18.60%) Kafka
2 8 (18.60%) React
2 8 (18.60%) Spring
2 8 (18.60%) Spring Boot
3 4 (9.30%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (9.30%) Jest
3 4 (9.30%) WebCenter
4 3 (6.98%) J2EE
4 3 (6.98%) JAAS
5 2 (4.65%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.33%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (2.33%) Middleware
6 1 (2.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Clustering
2 4 (9.30%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 36 (83.72%) Linux
2 17 (39.53%) Windows
3 7 (16.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (16.28%) Windows Server
4 5 (11.63%) HPUX
4 5 (11.63%) Solaris
5 2 (4.65%) AIX
5 2 (4.65%) CentOS
5 2 (4.65%) Debian
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) Configuration Management
1 10 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (23.26%) Test Automation
1 10 (23.26%) Trend Analysis
2 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (18.60%) Build Automation
2 8 (18.60%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (18.60%) Front End Development
2 8 (18.60%) Mentoring
2 8 (18.60%) TDD
3 6 (13.95%) Coaching
3 6 (13.95%) Deployment Automation
3 6 (13.95%) Scrum
4 5 (11.63%) Change Management
4 5 (11.63%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (11.63%) SDLC
5 4 (9.30%) Fault Analysis
5 4 (9.30%) Logistics
5 4 (9.30%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 24 (55.81%) SQL
2 22 (51.16%) Java
3 11 (25.58%) Bash Shell
3 11 (25.58%) C++
3 11 (25.58%) Groovy
3 11 (25.58%) PHP
3 11 (25.58%) Ruby
4 8 (18.60%) Shell Script
5 4 (9.30%) ES6
5 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
1 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (2.33%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 9 (20.93%) Varnish
2 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
2 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.65%) XenApp
3 2 (4.65%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.33%) NFS
4 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (25.58%) Nagios
2 9 (20.93%) Grafana
2 9 (20.93%) Graphite
2 9 (20.93%) HAProxy
3 4 (9.30%) Ansible
3 4 (9.30%) Kibana
3 4 (9.30%) logstash
3 4 (9.30%) SCOM
4 3 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (4.65%) OpenView
5 2 (4.65%) WMI
6 1 (2.33%) CFEngine
6 1 (2.33%) Graylog
6 1 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Capita
2 9 (20.93%) Red Hat
3 7 (16.28%) Oracle
4 6 (13.95%) VMware
5 4 (9.30%) 3PAR
5 4 (9.30%) Cisco
5 4 (9.30%) Citrix
5 4 (9.30%) EMC
5 4 (9.30%) NetApp
6 3 (6.98%) HP
6 3 (6.98%) IBM
7 2 (4.65%) F5
8 1 (2.33%) Avaya
8 1 (2.33%) Sophos
8 1 (2.33%) Sun
8 1 (2.33%) Teradata
8 1 (2.33%) TIBCO