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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 26 26 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 119 132 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.41% 9.18% 15.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.02% 25.78% 39.09%
Number of salaries quoted 85 101 203
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £49,400 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
517 512 683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 32.17% 35.61% 38.74%
Number of salaries quoted 427 411 568
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £25,548
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £67,500
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 27 January 2015.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Cambridge

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

1 143 (57.20%) Linux
2 125 (50.00%) Java
3 119 (47.60%) SQL
4 105 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
5 95 (38.00%) Software Engineering
6 88 (35.20%) Windows
7 87 (34.80%) Degree
8 83 (33.20%) Python
9 75 (30.00%) C++
10 64 (25.60%) Perl
11 61 (24.40%) Oracle
12 55 (22.00%) Internet
13 53 (21.20%) Computer Science
14 45 (18.00%) OO
14 45 (18.00%) Finance
15 42 (16.80%) Tomcat
16 41 (16.40%) C
17 36 (14.40%) Microsoft
17 36 (14.40%) QA
18 35 (14.00%) Solaris
19 34 (13.60%) OOD
19 34 (13.60%) Mathematics
19 34 (13.60%) Git (software)
20 32 (12.80%) XML
21 27 (10.80%) C#
22 26 (10.40%) HTML
22 26 (10.40%) Apache
22 26 (10.40%) Sun
22 26 (10.40%) Scrum
23 25 (10.00%) JavaScript

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 42 (16.80%) Tomcat
2 26 (10.40%) Apache
3 9 (3.60%) IIS
4 7 (2.80%) OpenStack
4 7 (2.80%) CloudStack
5 6 (2.40%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.60%) JBoss
7 3 (1.20%) Oracle Spatial
7 3 (1.20%) Lync
8 2 (0.80%) iPlanet
9 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.40%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (5.20%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.40%) SaaS
2 5 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 55 (22.00%) Internet
2 18 (7.20%) TCP/IP
3 14 (5.60%) DNS
4 11 (4.40%) iSCSI
5 9 (3.60%) Intranet
5 9 (3.60%) DHCP
6 8 (3.20%) Firewall
7 7 (2.80%) HTTP
7 7 (2.80%) NAS
8 6 (2.40%) VPN
8 6 (2.40%) VoIP
8 6 (2.40%) WAN
9 4 (1.60%) LAN
9 4 (1.60%) IPv6
9 4 (1.60%) VLAN
9 4 (1.60%) Reverse Proxy
9 4 (1.60%) MPLS
10 3 (1.20%) DWDM
10 3 (1.20%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (1.20%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.60%) MySQL
2 5 (2.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.00%) Spotfire
2 5 (2.00%) QlikView
3 3 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (1.20%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (1.20%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.80%) Sybase ASE
4 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.40%) Text Mining
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (13.60%) Git (software)
2 16 (6.40%) JIRA
3 13 (5.20%) Subversion
3 13 (5.20%) Jenkins
4 12 (4.80%) Selenium
5 8 (3.20%) TestNG
5 8 (3.20%) JUnit
6 7 (2.80%) WebDriver
7 6 (2.40%) Visual Studio
8 5 (2.00%) JMeter
8 5 (2.00%) Ant
9 4 (1.60%) Maven
9 4 (1.60%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.20%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.20%) Bugzilla
10 3 (1.20%) CruiseControl
11 2 (0.80%) Hudson
11 2 (0.80%) GCC
11 2 (0.80%) TestLink
General
1 45 (18.00%) Finance
2 17 (6.80%) Electronics
3 14 (5.60%) Multimedia
4 6 (2.40%) Billing
4 6 (2.40%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.40%) Military
5 4 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.20%) Games
7 2 (0.80%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.80%) Marketing
8 1 (0.40%) Advertising
8 1 (0.40%) Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (22.80%) Software Engineer
2 36 (14.40%) Developer
3 29 (11.60%) Administrator
4 23 (9.20%) Analyst
5 22 (8.80%) Consultant
5 22 (8.80%) Systems Administrator
6 19 (7.60%) Java Developer
7 17 (6.80%) Senior Software Engineer
8 16 (6.40%) Test Engineer
9 15 (6.00%) Junior
10 13 (5.20%) Support Engineer
10 13 (5.20%) UNIX Administrator
11 12 (4.80%) Applications Support
11 12 (4.80%) Java Engineer
12 11 (4.40%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
12 11 (4.40%) Senior Analyst
12 11 (4.40%) Support Analyst
12 11 (4.40%) Applications Support Analyst
12 11 (4.40%) Senior Support Analyst
13 10 (4.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (12.80%) XML
2 26 (10.40%) HTML
3 13 (5.20%) CSS
4 10 (4.00%) Direct3D
4 10 (4.00%) OpenCL
4 10 (4.00%) OpenGL ES
5 9 (3.60%) .NET
6 8 (3.20%) CGI
7 7 (2.80%) J2EE
8 6 (2.40%) JSP
8 6 (2.40%) SOAP
9 5 (2.00%) OpenGL
9 5 (2.00%) DirectX
9 5 (2.00%) Spring
9 5 (2.00%) Web Services
9 5 (2.00%) Direct3D Mobile
10 4 (1.60%) FastCGI
10 4 (1.60%) STL
11 3 (1.20%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 3 (1.20%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 53 (21.20%) Computer Science
2 34 (13.60%) Mathematics
3 20 (8.00%) Management Information System
4 18 (7.20%) Cryptography
4 18 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (6.80%) Wiki
6 16 (6.40%) PKI
7 13 (5.20%) Embedded Systems
8 12 (4.80%) Internet of Things
9 8 (3.20%) Open Source
9 8 (3.20%) Clustering
10 6 (2.40%) User Experience
11 5 (2.00%) Algorithms
11 5 (2.00%) GPGPU
11 5 (2.00%) Verilog
11 5 (2.00%) Device Driver
11 5 (2.00%) 3D Graphics
11 5 (2.00%) Statistics
12 4 (1.60%) Ontologies
12 4 (1.60%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 143 (57.20%) Linux
2 88 (35.20%) Windows
3 35 (14.00%) Solaris
4 10 (4.00%) Android
4 10 (4.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (2.40%) Windows 8
5 6 (2.40%) CentOS
5 6 (2.40%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.60%) AIX
6 4 (1.60%) HPUX
7 3 (1.20%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.80%) Debian
8 2 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.80%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.80%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (38.00%) Software Engineering
3 45 (18.00%) OO
4 34 (13.60%) OOD
5 26 (10.40%) Scrum
6 18 (7.20%) Automated Testing
7 17 (6.80%) Test Scripting
7 17 (6.80%) TDD
8 16 (6.40%) Information Security
8 16 (6.40%) Manual Testing
9 15 (6.00%) Service Delivery
10 14 (5.60%) E-Commerce
11 13 (5.20%) Multithreading
11 13 (5.20%) Software Testing
11 13 (5.20%) Mentoring
12 12 (4.80%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (4.80%) Data Protection
12 12 (4.80%) Test Automation
12 12 (4.80%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (4.40%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 125 (50.00%) Java
2 119 (47.60%) SQL
3 83 (33.20%) Python
4 75 (30.00%) C++
5 64 (25.60%) Perl
6 41 (16.40%) C
7 27 (10.80%) C#
8 25 (10.00%) JavaScript
9 22 (8.80%) Bash Shell
10 21 (8.40%) PHP
11 17 (6.80%) PowerShell
12 16 (6.40%) Shell Script
13 7 (2.80%) Ruby
13 7 (2.80%) Bourne shell
14 6 (2.40%) PL/SQL
15 5 (2.00%) Assembly Language
16 4 (1.60%) VBA
17 2 (0.80%) T-SQL
18 1 (0.40%) Embedded C
18 1 (0.40%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 87 (34.80%) Degree
2 7 (2.80%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.00%) ISEB
3 5 (2.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.20%) CCNA
4 3 (1.20%) MCP
4 3 (1.20%) MCSE
4 3 (1.20%) MCSA
4 3 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.20%) A+ Certification
4 3 (1.20%) MOS
5 2 (0.80%) CISSP
6 1 (0.40%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (14.40%) QA
2 13 (5.20%) ISO 9000
3 11 (4.40%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.60%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.00%) vSphere
3 5 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.60%) Firmware
4 4 (1.60%) NFS
5 2 (0.80%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.80%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (4.40%) Puppet
2 10 (4.00%) SCCM
3 6 (2.40%) Nagios
4 4 (1.60%) OPNET
4 4 (1.60%) Cacti
4 4 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (1.20%) Munin
5 3 (1.20%) OpenView
5 3 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.80%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.40%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 61 (24.40%) Oracle
2 36 (14.40%) Microsoft
3 26 (10.40%) Sun
4 22 (8.80%) Cisco
5 17 (6.80%) VMware
6 11 (4.40%) Sybase
7 9 (3.60%) Red Hat
8 7 (2.80%) HP
8 7 (2.80%) Perforce
9 5 (2.00%) Google
9 5 (2.00%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.60%) Juniper
11 3 (1.20%) Apple
11 3 (1.20%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.20%) Symantec
11 3 (1.20%) Remedy
11 3 (1.20%) Nokia
12 2 (0.80%) Isilon
12 2 (0.80%) Tableau
12 2 (0.80%) Vertica
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