The first table below looks at the demand for UNIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 73 52 47
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -5
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 30 38 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.58% 3.55% 4.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.45% 12.03% 15.73%
Number of salaries quoted 22 34 38
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £33,300 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Operating Systems Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
287 316 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 24.72% 29.51% 27.96%
Number of salaries quoted 241 292 236
Average salary £37,250 £44,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.29% +8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
UNIX
East of England

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing UNIX across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 July 2014.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

UNIX
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -12 18 £50,000 +42.85%
Dunstable -4 7 £39,750 -16.31% 1
UNIX
East of England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 47 (51.65%) Relational Database
2 41 (45.05%) Oracle
3 39 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 39 (42.86%) Ajax
3 39 (42.86%) jQuery
4 38 (41.76%) Linux
5 36 (39.56%) Java
6 35 (38.46%) JBoss
7 34 (37.36%) Web Services
8 33 (36.26%) JSP
8 33 (36.26%) Struts
8 33 (36.26%) OO
8 33 (36.26%) JavaScript
8 33 (36.26%) DB2
8 33 (36.26%) JSF
8 33 (36.26%) Web Development
8 33 (36.26%) Java EE
8 33 (36.26%) Migration
8 33 (36.26%) ICEfaces
9 30 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
10 28 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
11 25 (27.47%) MyEclipse
11 25 (27.47%) WebSphere
11 25 (27.47%) Eclipse
11 25 (27.47%) WebSphere Application Server
11 25 (27.47%) RAD
12 24 (26.37%) SQL
12 24 (26.37%) Shell Script
13 21 (23.08%) Perl

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 25 (27.47%) WebSphere
1 25 (27.47%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (3.30%) Apache
3 2 (2.20%) Mule
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.10%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.10%) IIS
4 1 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) MS Office
1 2 (2.20%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.20%) PuTTY
1 2 (2.20%) WinSCP
1 2 (2.20%) SSH
1 2 (2.20%) FTP
1 2 (2.20%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (51.65%) Relational Database
2 39 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 33 (36.26%) DB2
4 28 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 28 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (21.98%) Oracle Database
6 17 (18.68%) Oracle Database 11g
7 14 (15.38%) RDBMS
7 14 (15.38%) Oracle9i Database
8 6 (6.59%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (2.20%) MySQL
10 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 25 (27.47%) MyEclipse
1 25 (27.47%) Eclipse
2 3 (3.30%) Toad
2 3 (3.30%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.30%) Subversion
2 3 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.30%) MSBuild
2 3 (3.30%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.20%) JIRA
3 2 (2.20%) PowerBuilder
General
1 7 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (2.20%) Back Office
2 2 (2.20%) Banking
3 1 (1.10%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 31 (34.07%) Developer
2 21 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 20 (21.98%) Java Software Engineer
3 20 (21.98%) Software Engineer
4 19 (20.88%) Administrator
5 12 (13.19%) UNIX Administrator
6 8 (8.79%) Operations Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) Analyst
8 6 (6.59%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) Solaris Administrator
8 6 (6.59%) UI Programmer
8 6 (6.59%) Front-End Developer
8 6 (6.59%) UI Developer
9 4 (4.40%) Python Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Release Manager
10 3 (3.30%) Support Analyst
10 3 (3.30%) Systems Administrator
11 2 (2.20%) Development Analyst
11 2 (2.20%) Development Support Analyst
11 2 (2.20%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (42.86%) Ajax
1 39 (42.86%) jQuery
2 34 (37.36%) Web Services
3 33 (36.26%) JSP
3 33 (36.26%) Struts
3 33 (36.26%) JSF
3 33 (36.26%) Java EE
3 33 (36.26%) ICEfaces
4 10 (10.99%) Django
5 8 (8.79%) CSS
5 8 (8.79%) HTML
6 4 (4.40%) Middleware
7 2 (2.20%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (2.20%) .NET
8 1 (1.10%) XML
8 1 (1.10%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.49%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.10%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.10%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.10%) CLARiiON
2 1 (1.10%) Symmetrix
2 1 (1.10%) Celerra
2 1 (1.10%) Symmetrix DMX
2 1 (1.10%) Open Source
2 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 38 (41.76%) Linux
2 20 (21.98%) Solaris
3 10 (10.99%) AIX
4 6 (6.59%) Windows
5 2 (2.20%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.20%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.20%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.10%) SUSE
6 1 (1.10%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (36.26%) OO
1 33 (36.26%) Web Development
1 33 (36.26%) Migration
2 30 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (27.47%) RAD
4 20 (21.98%) Software Engineering
5 18 (19.78%) Performance Tuning
6 16 (17.58%) Configuration Management
7 15 (16.48%) Capacity Planning
8 13 (14.29%) Analytics
9 8 (8.79%) ETL
10 7 (7.69%) Service Delivery
11 5 (5.49%) Data Analysis
12 4 (4.40%) TDD
13 3 (3.30%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
13 3 (3.30%) Incident Management
13 3 (3.30%) Regression Testing
13 3 (3.30%) User Acceptance Testing
13 3 (3.30%) Web Application Development
14 2 (2.20%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 36 (39.56%) Java
2 33 (36.26%) JavaScript
3 24 (26.37%) SQL
3 24 (26.37%) Shell Script
4 21 (23.08%) Perl
5 18 (19.78%) Bash Shell
6 17 (18.68%) AWK
7 16 (17.58%) C-shell
8 15 (16.48%) Korn
9 13 (14.29%) Python
10 3 (3.30%) C
10 3 (3.30%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.20%) C++
11 2 (2.20%) VBScript
11 2 (2.20%) VB
12 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (2.20%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.20%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (18.68%) Oracle RMAN
1 17 (18.68%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.20%) KVM
3 2 (2.20%) Squid
4 1 (1.10%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (1.10%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 17 (18.68%) Data Guard
2 15 (16.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (2.20%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.20%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (45.05%) Oracle
2 35 (38.46%) JBoss
3 9 (9.89%) Red Hat
4 8 (8.79%) Sunopsis
5 6 (6.59%) VMware
6 2 (2.20%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.10%) NetApp
7 1 (1.10%) StorageTek
7 1 (1.10%) Veritas
7 1 (1.10%) Sun
7 1 (1.10%) EMC
7 1 (1.10%) Symantec
7 1 (1.10%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.10%) Brocade
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: 40 - 50K Base 50 - 60K with oncall / O/T
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Robert Half
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago