Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 30 29
Rank change year-on-year -22 -1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Unix 35 92 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 3.54% 7.08% 6.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.15% 22.60% 24.40%
Number of salaries quoted 25 53 25
Merseyside median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £41,750 £25,850 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £56,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% -1.16%

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 231 407 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 23.36% 31.33% 26.60%
Number of salaries quoted 156 254 166
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +23.08% -8.45%
10th Percentile £23,875 £24,125 £21,625
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £52,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 -10 32 £55,000 +23.60% 2
St Helens - 1 £30,000 -
Unix
North West

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Unix.

1 26 (74.29%) Linux
2 19 (54.29%) HPUX
3 18 (51.43%) Red Hat
4 16 (45.71%) SAN
5 15 (42.86%) Shell Script
5 15 (42.86%) HP
5 15 (42.86%) Oracle
5 15 (42.86%) Tomcat
5 15 (42.86%) PowerShell
6 14 (40.00%) MongoDB
6 14 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 14 (40.00%) MySQL
6 14 (40.00%) Windows
7 13 (37.14%) Apache
7 13 (37.14%) Bash Shell
8 12 (34.29%) 3PAR
8 12 (34.29%) Windows Server
8 12 (34.29%) Web Services
8 12 (34.29%) Python
8 12 (34.29%) Finance
8 12 (34.29%) LAMP
9 11 (31.43%) Server Hardening
9 11 (31.43%) Elasticsearch
9 11 (31.43%) CentOS
10 9 (25.71%) Configuration Management
10 9 (25.71%) Git (software)
10 9 (25.71%) Ubuntu
10 9 (25.71%) Jenkins
10 9 (25.71%) Ansible
11 8 (22.86%) AMQP

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 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 13 (37.14%) Apache
3 11 (31.43%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (8.57%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.86%) IIS
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (45.71%) SAN
2 8 (22.86%) AMQP
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.86%) DHCP
3 1 (2.86%) DNS
3 1 (2.86%) Firewall
3 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.86%) VoIP
3 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (40.00%) MongoDB
1 14 (40.00%) MySQL
1 14 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) Informix
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Git (software)
1 9 (25.71%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (34.29%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Banking
3 4 (11.43%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.86%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Administrator
2 9 (25.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (22.86%) HPUX Engineer
4 7 (20.00%) Database Specialist
4 7 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (20.00%) Linux Specialist
5 6 (17.14%) HPUX Administrator
6 5 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 4 (11.43%) Applications Specialist
8 3 (8.57%) Analyst
8 3 (8.57%) DevOps Specialist
8 3 (8.57%) Unix Administrator
8 3 (8.57%) Unix Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) Unix Specialist
9 2 (5.71%) AIX Systems Administrator
9 2 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (5.71%) Linux Administrator
9 2 (5.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 2 (5.71%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (34.29%) LAMP
1 12 (34.29%) Web Services
2 7 (20.00%) Kafka
2 7 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (14.29%) Middleware
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (74.29%) Linux
2 19 (54.29%) HPUX
3 14 (40.00%) Windows
4 12 (34.29%) Windows Server
5 11 (31.43%) CentOS
6 9 (25.71%) Ubuntu
7 8 (22.86%) SUSE
8 4 (11.43%) AIX
9 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.86%) Solaris
10 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
10 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Server Hardening
2 9 (25.71%) Configuration Management
3 6 (17.14%) DevOps
3 6 (17.14%) Line Management
3 6 (17.14%) Problem Management
4 3 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.71%) High Availability
5 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.71%) Performance Management
5 2 (5.71%) Statistics
6 1 (2.86%) Integration Testing
6 1 (2.86%) Logistics
6 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.86%) Open Source
6 1 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.86%) SOA
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.86%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) PowerShell
1 15 (42.86%) Shell Script
2 13 (37.14%) Bash Shell
3 12 (34.29%) Python
4 3 (8.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.86%) NFS
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) Ansible
2 1 (2.86%) Nagios
2 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) Red Hat
2 15 (42.86%) HP
2 15 (42.86%) Oracle
3 12 (34.29%) 3PAR
4 4 (11.43%) IBM
5 3 (8.57%) TIBCO
5 3 (8.57%) VMware
6 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.86%) Avaya
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco
7 1 (2.86%) IDERA
7 1 (2.86%) Murex
7 1 (2.86%) SaltStack
7 1 (2.86%) Sophos