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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 44 37 36
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 16 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 4.94% 2.27% 3.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.58% 6.19% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 6
Average salary £28,000 £36,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.28% -33.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £31,450 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £41,500 £60,000
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
91 97 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 28.09% 36.74% 43.52%
Number of salaries quoted 90 91 83
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 1 October 2014.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Bedford

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 13 (81.25%) Shell Script
2 10 (62.50%) SAN
3 9 (56.25%) PowerHA
3 9 (56.25%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) Logistics
4 4 (25.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 4 (25.00%) IBM
4 4 (25.00%) AIX
4 4 (25.00%) Java
4 4 (25.00%) Middleware
4 4 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (18.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) .NET
5 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (18.75%) XML
5 3 (18.75%) UML
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
5 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (18.75%) LPAR
6 2 (12.50%) iSeries
6 2 (12.50%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
6 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
6 2 (12.50%) LPIC
6 2 (12.50%) SLA
6 2 (12.50%) Intel
6 2 (12.50%) MQSeries

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
2 2 (12.50%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 2 (12.50%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) SAN
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Middleware Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Middleware Architect
2 2 (12.50%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Service Manager
3 1 (6.25%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Account Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Account Manager
3 1 (6.25%) AIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 4 (25.00%) Middleware
1 4 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (18.75%) LPAR
2 2 (12.50%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) AIX
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Performance Analysis
2 4 (25.00%) Logistics
3 3 (18.75%) UML
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 2 (12.50%) Service Management
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) ITSM
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) Shell Script
2 4 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) IBM
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Intel