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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 39 62 43
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -19
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 6 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.97% 0.79% 2.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.91% 2.40% 8.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 6
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% +6.66%
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
55 125 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 18.03% 32.81% 24.91%
Number of salaries quoted 50 112 68
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £48,500 £47,500
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
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Bedford

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 9 (69.23%) SAN
2 8 (61.54%) Linux
3 7 (53.85%) PowerHA
4 5 (38.46%) Performance Analysis
4 5 (38.46%) Shell Script
5 4 (30.77%) Windows
5 4 (30.77%) AIX
6 3 (23.08%) OO
6 3 (23.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 3 (23.08%) PHP
6 3 (23.08%) MySQL
6 3 (23.08%) Scrum
6 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (23.08%) Ajax
6 3 (23.08%) CakePHP
6 3 (23.08%) jQuery
7 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
7 2 (15.38%) VMware
7 2 (15.38%) Firewall
7 2 (15.38%) Advertising
7 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 2 (15.38%) MS Project
7 2 (15.38%) CSS
7 2 (15.38%) Web Services
7 2 (15.38%) .NET
7 2 (15.38%) J2EE
7 2 (15.38%) MS Excel

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Project
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) WAN
2 2 (15.38%) SMTP
2 2 (15.38%) MPLS
2 2 (15.38%) Internet
2 2 (15.38%) VLAN
2 2 (15.38%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MySQL
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.69%) Bugzilla
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (15.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Solutions Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Applications Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 1 (7.69%) CakePHP Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
3 1 (7.69%) PHP Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Ajax
1 3 (23.08%) CakePHP
1 3 (23.08%) jQuery
2 2 (15.38%) CSS
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) J2EE
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
2 2 (15.38%) CSS3
2 2 (15.38%) HTML5
3 1 (7.69%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) W3C
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) AIX
3 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
3 2 (15.38%) OpenVMS
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) OO
2 3 (23.08%) Scrum
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.69%) Web Development
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) ITSM
4 1 (7.69%) MVC
4 1 (7.69%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Shell Script
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) PHP
3 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) PowerHA
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) VMware
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) FalconStor
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Intel
2 1 (7.69%) CommVault