The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 47 26 26
Rank change year-on-year
-21 0
Permanent jobs citing Unix 68 125 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.56% 7.74% 8.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.23% 22.52% 23.95%
Number of salaries quoted 38 89 91
Average salary £48,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.94% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,750 £52,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Unix
Cambridgeshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
419 555 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 28.08% 34.39% 35.08%
Number of salaries quoted 305 465 413
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Unix
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Unix Salary Trend in Cambridge

Unix
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unix across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Unix Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 98 (74.81%) Linux
2 57 (43.51%) Java
3 47 (35.88%) Degree
4 40 (30.53%) SQL
5 39 (29.77%) Windows
6 37 (28.24%) Computer Science
7 35 (26.72%) Oracle
8 31 (23.66%) Python
8 31 (23.66%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (22.90%) C++
10 27 (20.61%) C
11 25 (19.08%) Perl
11 25 (19.08%) Software Engineering
12 22 (16.79%) J2EE
12 22 (16.79%) Finance
13 21 (16.03%) Bash Shell
14 20 (15.27%) Tomcat
14 20 (15.27%) Mathematics
15 19 (14.50%) Multithreading
16 18 (13.74%) Apache
17 16 (12.21%) UML
17 16 (12.21%) Web Services
17 16 (12.21%) SOAP
18 15 (11.45%) Solaris
18 15 (11.45%) OO
18 15 (11.45%) Configuration Management
18 15 (11.45%) Software Testing
18 15 (11.45%) Physics
19 14 (10.69%) Red Hat
19 14 (10.69%) REST

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 20 (15.27%) Tomcat
2 18 (13.74%) Apache
3 12 (9.16%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.05%) JBoss
5 2 (1.53%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.53%) CMS
5 2 (1.53%) Drupal
5 2 (1.53%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (1.53%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.53%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.53%) WordPress
6 1 (0.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (3.82%) MS Office
2 4 (3.05%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.53%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (2.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.53%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.53%) SaaS
2 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.92%) Firewall
2 9 (6.87%) Internet
2 9 (6.87%) LDAP
2 9 (6.87%) Wireless
3 8 (6.11%) LAN
3 8 (6.11%) Network Security
3 8 (6.11%) WAN
4 7 (5.34%) HTTP
4 7 (5.34%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.82%) DNS
6 4 (3.05%) FTP
7 2 (1.53%) BGP
7 2 (1.53%) Extranet
7 2 (1.53%) OSPF
7 2 (1.53%) SSH
7 2 (1.53%) TETRA
8 1 (0.76%) Ethereal
8 1 (0.76%) Junos
8 1 (0.76%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.76%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.34%) Relational Database
2 6 (4.58%) MySQL
3 5 (3.82%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (1.53%) Apache Hive
4 2 (1.53%) Big Data
4 2 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.53%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.53%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.53%) Neo4j
4 2 (1.53%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.53%) Text Mining
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (9.92%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.11%) JIRA
3 6 (4.58%) Selenium
4 5 (3.82%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.05%) HP UFT
6 2 (1.53%) Bower
6 2 (1.53%) Grunt
6 2 (1.53%) PHPUnit
6 2 (1.53%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.53%) Xdebug
7 1 (0.76%) Ant
7 1 (0.76%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.76%) Gradle
7 1 (0.76%) JUnit
7 1 (0.76%) LoadUI
7 1 (0.76%) Subversion
7 1 (0.76%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (16.79%) Finance
2 11 (8.40%) Manufacturing
2 11 (8.40%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.87%) Electronics
4 6 (4.58%) Automotive
5 3 (2.29%) Games
5 3 (2.29%) Marketing
6 2 (1.53%) Military
6 2 (1.53%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.76%) Advertising
7 1 (0.76%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (18.32%) Software Engineer
2 21 (16.03%) Architect
2 21 (16.03%) Support Engineer
3 18 (13.74%) Linux Engineer
4 14 (10.69%) Developer
4 14 (10.69%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (8.40%) Administrator
6 10 (7.63%) Analyst
6 10 (7.63%) Unix Engineer
6 10 (7.63%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 9 (6.87%) Java Developer
7 9 (6.87%) Linux Support
7 9 (6.87%) Linux Support Engineer
7 9 (6.87%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (6.87%) Unix Support
7 9 (6.87%) Unix Support Engineer
8 7 (5.34%) Graduate
8 7 (5.34%) Java Software Developer
8 7 (5.34%) Java Software Engineer
8 7 (5.34%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (16.79%) J2EE
2 16 (12.21%) SOAP
2 16 (12.21%) Web Services
3 14 (10.69%) REST
4 13 (9.92%) HTML
5 9 (6.87%) .NET
5 9 (6.87%) J2SE
5 9 (6.87%) XML
6 7 (5.34%) RESTful
7 6 (4.58%) CSS
8 5 (3.82%) SailPoint
9 4 (3.05%) AngularJS
9 4 (3.05%) ASP.NET
9 4 (3.05%) HTML5
9 4 (3.05%) Spring
10 3 (2.29%) Ajax
10 3 (2.29%) CGI
10 3 (2.29%) Java EE
10 3 (2.29%) JSON
10 3 (2.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 37 (28.24%) Computer Science
2 20 (15.27%) Mathematics
3 15 (11.45%) Physics
4 9 (6.87%) Clustering
5 7 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.34%) Management Information System
6 6 (4.58%) Biology
6 6 (4.58%) Device Driver
7 5 (3.82%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (3.82%) Life Science
7 5 (3.82%) User Experience
8 4 (3.05%) Fintech
9 3 (2.29%) Wiki
10 2 (1.53%) Cryptography
10 2 (1.53%) DataPower
10 2 (1.53%) Health Informatics
10 2 (1.53%) HP Storage
10 2 (1.53%) Informatics
10 2 (1.53%) Statistics
11 1 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 98 (74.81%) Linux
2 39 (29.77%) Windows
3 15 (11.45%) Solaris
4 13 (9.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (8.40%) Oracle Linux
6 8 (6.11%) Windows Server
7 6 (4.58%) Mac OS X
8 5 (3.82%) CentOS
9 4 (3.05%) Embedded Linux
9 4 (3.05%) HPUX
10 2 (1.53%) AIX
11 1 (0.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (23.66%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (19.08%) Software Engineering
3 19 (14.50%) Multithreading
4 16 (12.21%) UML
5 15 (11.45%) Configuration Management
5 15 (11.45%) OO
5 15 (11.45%) Software Testing
6 13 (9.92%) Bioinformatics
7 12 (9.16%) ITIL
7 12 (9.16%) Load Balancing
8 11 (8.40%) SDLC
8 11 (8.40%) TDD
9 10 (7.63%) OOA/OOD
9 10 (7.63%) Requirements Analysis
10 9 (6.87%) Integration Testing
10 9 (6.87%) OWASP
10 9 (6.87%) Performance Analysis
10 9 (6.87%) Validation
11 7 (5.34%) High Availability
11 7 (5.34%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 57 (43.51%) Java
2 40 (30.53%) SQL
3 31 (23.66%) Python
4 30 (22.90%) C++
5 27 (20.61%) C
6 25 (19.08%) Perl
7 21 (16.03%) Bash Shell
8 10 (7.63%) Shell Script
9 9 (6.87%) C#
9 9 (6.87%) JavaScript
10 5 (3.82%) PHP
11 3 (2.29%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.53%) Groovy
12 2 (1.53%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.76%) F#
13 1 (0.76%) Haskell
13 1 (0.76%) OCaml
13 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.76%) R
13 1 (0.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 47 (35.88%) Degree
2 10 (7.63%) PhD
3 4 (3.05%) ISEB
3 4 (3.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.29%) RHCE
5 2 (1.53%) CCNP
5 2 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.53%) Postgraduate
5 2 (1.53%) RHCA
6 1 (0.76%) CCIE
6 1 (0.76%) CCNA
6 1 (0.76%) MBA
6 1 (0.76%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.11%) QA
2 6 (4.58%) JTAG
3 3 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.76%) COBIT
4 1 (0.76%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (6.87%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.82%) KVM
3 5 (3.82%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (5.34%) Puppet
2 4 (3.05%) Ansible
2 4 (3.05%) CFEngine
2 4 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 35 (26.72%) Oracle
2 14 (10.69%) Red Hat
3 11 (8.40%) Sun
4 10 (7.63%) WorldPay
5 7 (5.34%) IBM
5 7 (5.34%) VMware
6 6 (4.58%) Autodesk
6 6 (4.58%) Cisco
6 6 (4.58%) Dell
6 6 (4.58%) PTC
7 5 (3.82%) CA
7 5 (3.82%) Juniper
8 4 (3.05%) Atlassian
8 4 (3.05%) Lauterbach
8 4 (3.05%) Sybase
9 3 (2.29%) HP
9 3 (2.29%) Microsoft
9 3 (2.29%) NetApp
9 3 (2.29%) SAP
10 2 (1.53%) CheckPoint
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