Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 36 42
Rank change year-on-year -38 +6 -6
Permanent jobs citing Unix 21 67 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.10% 5.91% 5.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.40% 20.68% 21.52%
Number of salaries quoted 18 41 24
Merseyside median annual salary £53,750 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.38% -20.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £36,950 £25,250 £26,425
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £56,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% +4.94%

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 202 324 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 20.22% 28.57% 23.62%
Number of salaries quoted 140 215 157
Merseyside median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.19% -16.88%
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,000 £21,650
90th Percentile £49,250 £57,500 £52,500
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 September 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 24 September 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 -15 21 £53,750 +22.16% 5
Unix
North West

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 14 (66.67%) Linux
2 11 (52.38%) MySQL
2 11 (52.38%) Oracle
2 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 11 (52.38%) MongoDB
3 10 (47.62%) Tomcat
4 9 (42.86%) Python
4 9 (42.86%) Web Services
4 9 (42.86%) Apache
4 9 (42.86%) LAMP
4 9 (42.86%) Bash Shell
5 8 (38.10%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (38.10%) Jenkins
6 7 (33.33%) Ansible
6 7 (33.33%) CentOS
6 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 7 (33.33%) Configuration Management
7 6 (28.57%) Red Hat
7 6 (28.57%) Shell Script
7 6 (28.57%) HPUX
7 6 (28.57%) SUSE
7 6 (28.57%) Ubuntu
7 6 (28.57%) Problem Management
7 6 (28.57%) AMQP
8 5 (23.81%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (23.81%) Kafka
8 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
8 5 (23.81%) DevOps
8 5 (23.81%) Line Management
8 5 (23.81%) Windows

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 (47.62%) Tomcat
2 9 (42.86%) Apache
3 8 (38.10%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
5 1 (4.76%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) GitHub
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) AMQP
2 5 (23.81%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) MongoDB
1 11 (52.38%) MySQL
1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Informix
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Jenkins
2 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
2 3 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Database Specialist
1 6 (28.57%) Linux Specialist
2 5 (23.81%) Administrator
2 5 (23.81%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Applications Specialist
4 3 (14.29%) Applications Support
4 3 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) DBA
5 2 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) DevOps Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) HPUX Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) HPUX Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Unix Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) WebLogic Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) LAMP
1 9 (42.86%) Web Services
2 5 (23.81%) Kafka
2 5 (23.81%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (9.52%) Middleware
4 1 (4.76%) JAAS
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (4.76%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Linux
2 7 (33.33%) CentOS
3 6 (28.57%) HPUX
3 6 (28.57%) SUSE
3 6 (28.57%) Ubuntu
4 5 (23.81%) Windows
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 1 (4.76%) AIX
6 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 6 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 5 (23.81%) DevOps
3 5 (23.81%) Line Management
4 3 (14.29%) Server Hardening
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) Fault Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Logistics
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (9.52%) SOA
5 2 (9.52%) Statistics
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.76%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL
6 1 (4.76%) JVM Tuning
6 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.76%) Open Source
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) Bash Shell
1 9 (42.86%) Python
2 6 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
4 4 (19.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Docker
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) Ansible
2 2 (9.52%) Puppet
3 1 (4.76%) Nagios
3 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Oracle
2 6 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 5 (23.81%) HP
4 3 (14.29%) 3PAR
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.52%) VMware
6 1 (4.76%) IBM
6 1 (4.76%) IDERA
6 1 (4.76%) SaltStack
6 1 (4.76%) TIBCO