The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 48 58 40
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -18
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 5 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.64% 1.05% 2.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.77% 4.60% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 7
Average salary £27,500 £42,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.29% -29.16%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UNIX
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Operating Systems Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
57 87 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 18.75% 22.77% 29.17%
Number of salaries quoted 50 78 72
Average salary £41,250 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,600 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing UNIX across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

UNIX
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing UNIX across the Bedford region.

UNIX Salary Trend in Bedford

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX.

1 15 (71.43%) SAN
1 15 (71.43%) Shell Script
2 14 (66.67%) PowerHA
3 12 (57.14%) Performance Analysis
4 6 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (28.57%) AIX
5 5 (23.81%) Linux
6 3 (14.29%) SLA
6 3 (14.29%) IBM
6 3 (14.29%) Intel
6 3 (14.29%) Java
6 3 (14.29%) ITIL
6 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 3 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (14.29%) Middleware
6 3 (14.29%) Service Management
6 3 (14.29%) ITSM
6 3 (14.29%) iSeries
6 3 (14.29%) ITIL V3
6 3 (14.29%) Logistics
6 3 (14.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 3 (14.29%) LPAR
7 2 (9.52%) LPIC
7 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
7 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
7 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (9.52%) Advertising
7 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
7 2 (9.52%) Change Management
7 2 (9.52%) BizTalk Server

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
1 2 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (4.76%) MQSeries
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (71.43%) SAN
General
1 2 (9.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (14.29%) Developer
1 3 (14.29%) UNIX Systems Administrator
1 3 (14.29%) UNIX Administrator
2 2 (9.52%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (9.52%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Services Delivery Manager
2 2 (9.52%) Service Manager
2 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
2 2 (9.52%) Administrator
2 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (4.76%) Account Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Architect
3 1 (4.76%) Technical Account Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Technical Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Middleware Developer
3 1 (4.76%) AIX Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Middleware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (14.29%) Middleware
1 3 (14.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) iSeries
1 3 (14.29%) LPAR
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) AIX
2 5 (23.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 3 (14.29%) Service Management
2 3 (14.29%) ITSM
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL V3
2 3 (14.29%) Logistics
3 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
3 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.52%) Change Management
3 2 (9.52%) UML
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) Shell Script
2 3 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) C
4 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (66.67%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) IBM
1 3 (14.29%) Intel
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft