The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 56 40 55
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +15
Permanent jobs citing Unix 11 45 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.81% 5.74% 3.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.09% 21.23% 20.10%
Number of salaries quoted 11 41 36
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,100 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £62,500 £48,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%

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

Operating Systems Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
91 212 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.99% 27.04% 18.60%
Number of salaries quoted 84 184 183
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Unix
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Unix Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Unix
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unix across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Unix Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Unix
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +9 4 £52,500 +66.40%
Luton -5 3 £40,000 -10.11%
Dunstable -14 1 £50,000 -6.97%
Unix
East of England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 24 (47.06%) Shell Script
2 21 (41.18%) Linux
3 19 (37.25%) Oracle
4 16 (31.37%) SQL
5 14 (27.45%) SAN
6 13 (25.49%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (25.49%) Data Guard
6 13 (25.49%) Oracle Database
7 12 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (23.53%) Solaris
8 11 (21.57%) Windows
8 11 (21.57%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (19.61%) High Availability
9 10 (19.61%) Back Office
10 9 (17.65%) VMware
10 9 (17.65%) Oracle RAC
10 9 (17.65%) WAN
10 9 (17.65%) ITIL
10 9 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (15.69%) iSeries
11 8 (15.69%) C-shell
11 8 (15.69%) Bash Shell
11 8 (15.69%) Presales
11 8 (15.69%) Perl
11 8 (15.69%) PCI DSS
11 8 (15.69%) AWK
12 7 (13.73%) Service Delivery
12 7 (13.73%) Configuration Management
12 7 (13.73%) DevOps
13 6 (11.76%) Mentoring

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Office
1 2 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.96%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (27.45%) SAN
2 9 (17.65%) WAN
3 3 (5.88%) LAN
4 2 (3.92%) LDAP
5 1 (1.96%) Network Security
5 1 (1.96%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.49%) Oracle Database
2 12 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (5.88%) RDBMS
4 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) ClearQuest
1 1 (1.96%) JIRA
1 1 (1.96%) LoadRunner
General
1 10 (19.61%) Back Office
2 4 (7.84%) Retail
3 2 (3.92%) Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Finance
4 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) Analyst
2 14 (27.45%) Applications Support
2 14 (27.45%) Applications Support Analyst
2 14 (27.45%) Support Analyst
3 11 (21.57%) Administrator
4 9 (17.65%) Architect
4 9 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (15.69%) Consultant
5 8 (15.69%) DBA
5 8 (15.69%) Oracle DBA
6 6 (11.76%) Unix Administrator
7 5 (9.80%) Unix Support
8 4 (7.84%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (7.84%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 4 (7.84%) Presales Solution Architect
8 4 (7.84%) Solaris Administrator
9 3 (5.88%) SQL Support Analyst
9 3 (5.88%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) .NET
1 2 (3.92%) J2EE
1 2 (3.92%) REST
1 2 (3.92%) RESTful
1 2 (3.92%) SailPoint
1 2 (3.92%) SOAP
1 2 (3.92%) Web Services
2 1 (1.96%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) iSeries
2 5 (9.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (9.80%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (7.84%) LPAR
4 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.92%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.92%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.96%) HACMP
5 1 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (41.18%) Linux
2 12 (23.53%) Solaris
3 11 (21.57%) Windows
4 6 (11.76%) AIX
5 5 (9.80%) Windows Server
6 3 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.92%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (21.57%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (19.61%) High Availability
4 9 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
4 9 (17.65%) ITIL
5 8 (15.69%) Presales
6 7 (13.73%) Configuration Management
6 7 (13.73%) DevOps
6 7 (13.73%) Service Delivery
7 6 (11.76%) Data Management
7 6 (11.76%) Mentoring
8 5 (9.80%) Data Encryption
8 5 (9.80%) DDoS Mitigation
8 5 (9.80%) E-Commerce
8 5 (9.80%) Release Management
9 4 (7.84%) Change Management
9 4 (7.84%) Incident Management
9 4 (7.84%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (7.84%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 24 (47.06%) Shell Script
2 16 (31.37%) SQL
3 8 (15.69%) AWK
3 8 (15.69%) Bash Shell
3 8 (15.69%) C-shell
3 8 (15.69%) Perl
4 6 (11.76%) Korn
5 3 (5.88%) Java
6 2 (3.92%) C++
7 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) CCDP
1 3 (5.88%) CCIE
1 3 (5.88%) CCMSE
1 3 (5.88%) CCNP
1 3 (5.88%) CCSE
1 3 (5.88%) CCSM
1 3 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (5.88%) LPIC
1 3 (5.88%) VCAP
1 3 (5.88%) VCDX
1 3 (5.88%) VCP5
1 3 (5.88%) VCP6
1 3 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (3.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) PCI DSS
2 5 (9.80%) SLA
3 3 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (17.65%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.84%) PowerHA
4 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (25.49%) Data Guard
2 5 (9.80%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (7.84%) NetBackup
3 4 (7.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Nagios
5 2 (3.92%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (3.92%) Zenoss
6 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.96%) Linux-HA
6 1 (1.96%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (37.25%) Oracle
2 9 (17.65%) VMware
3 6 (11.76%) IBM
3 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.84%) Cisco
4 4 (7.84%) Informatica
4 4 (7.84%) Veeam
5 3 (5.88%) CheckPoint
5 3 (5.88%) Citrix
5 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.92%) CA
6 2 (3.92%) Dell
6 2 (3.92%) FalconStor
6 2 (3.92%) HP
6 2 (3.92%) Intel
6 2 (3.92%) LANDesk
6 2 (3.92%) NetApp