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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 38 21 28
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 78 172 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.60% 9.67% 8.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.55% 29.01% 25.65%
Number of salaries quoted 54 104 111
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £33,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,050 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
399 593 581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 28.62% 33.35% 35.04%
Number of salaries quoted 331 478 505
Average salary £41,500 £41,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.21% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 30 July 2015.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Cambridge

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 120 (67.42%) Linux
2 83 (46.63%) Java
3 69 (38.76%) SQL
3 69 (38.76%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (37.08%) Python
5 52 (29.21%) Perl
6 49 (27.53%) Tomcat
7 48 (26.97%) C++
7 48 (26.97%) Windows
8 40 (22.47%) Oracle
9 34 (19.10%) Scrum
10 32 (17.98%) Finance
10 32 (17.98%) Degree
11 31 (17.42%) Git (software)
12 29 (16.29%) C
13 28 (15.73%) J2EE
14 27 (15.17%) Apache
14 27 (15.17%) VMware
14 27 (15.17%) Software Engineering
15 26 (14.61%) Red Hat
16 25 (14.04%) WorldPay
17 24 (13.48%) Computer Science
17 24 (13.48%) VMware Infrastructure
17 24 (13.48%) Bash Shell
18 23 (12.92%) OO
19 22 (12.36%) Solaris
20 21 (11.80%) DNS
21 20 (11.24%) SOAP
22 19 (10.67%) TDD
23 18 (10.11%) Load Balancing

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 49 (27.53%) Tomcat
2 27 (15.17%) Apache
3 10 (5.62%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.81%) OpenStack
5 4 (2.25%) JBoss
6 3 (1.69%) Zope
6 3 (1.69%) Plone
6 3 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.12%) CloudStack
7 2 (1.12%) IIS
8 1 (0.56%) Confluence
8 1 (0.56%) Lync
8 1 (0.56%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (3.37%) MS Office
2 2 (1.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.93%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.80%) DNS
2 17 (9.55%) TCP/IP
2 17 (9.55%) Firewall
3 13 (7.30%) Internet
4 11 (6.18%) LDAP
4 11 (6.18%) DHCP
5 8 (4.49%) SAN
6 7 (3.93%) VPN
6 7 (3.93%) HTTP
6 7 (3.93%) Network Security
7 5 (2.81%) SSL
7 5 (2.81%) WAN
8 4 (2.25%) NAS
9 3 (1.69%) MPLS
9 3 (1.69%) IP Telephony
9 3 (1.69%) SSH
9 3 (1.69%) SMTP
9 3 (1.69%) LAN
9 3 (1.69%) Intranet
10 2 (1.12%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.87%) MySQL
2 5 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.69%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.69%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.12%) Big Data
4 2 (1.12%) SQLite
4 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.56%) Text Mining
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.56%) Spotfire
5 1 (0.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 31 (17.42%) Git (software)
2 16 (8.99%) JIRA
3 12 (6.74%) Selenium
4 9 (5.06%) Jenkins
5 8 (4.49%) Subversion
6 5 (2.81%) HP UFT
7 4 (2.25%) Bugzilla
7 4 (2.25%) GCC
8 3 (1.69%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.69%) FitNesse
8 3 (1.69%) QADirector
9 2 (1.12%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.12%) CruiseControl
9 2 (1.12%) SCons
10 1 (0.56%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.56%) TestLink
10 1 (0.56%) JUnit
10 1 (0.56%) Maven
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle APEX
General
1 32 (17.98%) Finance
2 10 (5.62%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.49%) Electronics
3 8 (4.49%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.37%) Marketing
5 4 (2.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 39 (21.91%) Developer
2 33 (18.54%) Administrator
3 28 (15.73%) Systems Administrator
4 24 (13.48%) Linux Administrator
5 23 (12.92%) Software Engineer
6 20 (11.24%) Java Developer
7 19 (10.67%) Architect
7 19 (10.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 16 (8.99%) UNIX Administrator
9 15 (8.43%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (6.74%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 12 (6.74%) Software Developer
11 10 (5.62%) Analyst
11 10 (5.62%) Consultant
11 10 (5.62%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 9 (5.06%) Java Engineer
12 9 (5.06%) Support Engineer
12 9 (5.06%) Test Analyst
13 6 (3.37%) Tester
13 6 (3.37%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (15.73%) J2EE
2 20 (11.24%) SOAP
3 14 (7.87%) XML
4 13 (7.30%) Web Services
5 12 (6.74%) J2SE
5 12 (6.74%) RESTful
6 10 (5.62%) HTML
7 9 (5.06%) REST
8 6 (3.37%) STL
8 6 (3.37%) WSDL
8 6 (3.37%) Spring
9 5 (2.81%) POSIX
9 5 (2.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 4 (2.25%) CSS
10 4 (2.25%) JSP
11 2 (1.12%) Java EE
12 1 (0.56%) Apache Flex
12 1 (0.56%) CGI
12 1 (0.56%) Hibernate
12 1 (0.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.48%) Computer Science
2 10 (5.62%) Clustering
3 8 (4.49%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.49%) Mathematics
4 7 (3.93%) User Experience
5 6 (3.37%) Visualisation
6 5 (2.81%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (2.25%) DTV
7 4 (2.25%) Cryptography
7 4 (2.25%) PKI
7 4 (2.25%) Internet of Things
8 3 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.69%) GIS
8 3 (1.69%) Physics
9 2 (1.12%) Biology
9 2 (1.12%) Wiki
9 2 (1.12%) Replication
9 2 (1.12%) Statistics
9 2 (1.12%) Informatics
9 2 (1.12%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 120 (67.42%) Linux
2 48 (26.97%) Windows
3 22 (12.36%) Solaris
4 18 (10.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (6.18%) Debian
6 9 (5.06%) Mac OS X
6 9 (5.06%) CentOS
6 9 (5.06%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (2.81%) Ubuntu
7 5 (2.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.69%) AIX
8 3 (1.69%) HPUX
8 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.56%) SUSE
10 1 (0.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (38.76%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (19.10%) Scrum
3 27 (15.17%) Software Engineering
4 23 (12.92%) OO
5 19 (10.67%) TDD
6 18 (10.11%) Load Balancing
7 15 (8.43%) Software Testing
8 13 (7.30%) Automated Testing
8 13 (7.30%) Test Scripting
9 12 (6.74%) Multithreading
9 12 (6.74%) Test Automation
9 12 (6.74%) UML
10 10 (5.62%) ITIL
11 9 (5.06%) OOA/OOD
11 9 (5.06%) OOD
11 9 (5.06%) Configuration Management
11 9 (5.06%) Project Management
11 9 (5.06%) OWASP
11 9 (5.06%) BDD
11 9 (5.06%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 83 (46.63%) Java
2 69 (38.76%) SQL
3 66 (37.08%) Python
4 52 (29.21%) Perl
5 48 (26.97%) C++
6 29 (16.29%) C
7 24 (13.48%) Bash Shell
8 14 (7.87%) PHP
9 11 (6.18%) JavaScript
10 6 (3.37%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.81%) Ruby
12 4 (2.25%) C#
13 3 (1.69%) Embedded C
13 3 (1.69%) Embedded C++
14 2 (1.12%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.56%) VBA
15 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.56%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.56%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.56%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 32 (17.98%) Degree
2 5 (2.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (2.81%) ISEB
3 3 (1.69%) PhD
3 3 (1.69%) LPIC
3 3 (1.69%) RHCE
4 2 (1.12%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.56%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.56%) CISA
5 1 (0.56%) CISM
5 1 (0.56%) RHCA
5 1 (0.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.18%) QA
2 2 (1.12%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (13.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.62%) vSphere
3 9 (5.06%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.81%) vCloud
5 3 (1.69%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.12%) Postfix
6 2 (1.12%) Firmware
6 2 (1.12%) Xen
6 2 (1.12%) KVM
6 2 (1.12%) iptables
7 1 (0.56%) Dovecot
7 1 (0.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (8.99%) Puppet
2 12 (6.74%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (4.49%) Ansible
4 3 (1.69%) Salt
4 3 (1.69%) OpenView
4 3 (1.69%) Nagios
4 3 (1.69%) OPNET
4 3 (1.69%) Cacti
5 2 (1.12%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 40 (22.47%) Oracle
2 27 (15.17%) VMware
3 26 (14.61%) Red Hat
4 25 (14.04%) WorldPay
5 14 (7.87%) Cisco
6 10 (5.62%) Sun
6 10 (5.62%) Juniper
7 9 (5.06%) Atlassian
8 8 (4.49%) CheckPoint
9 7 (3.93%) Perforce
10 6 (3.37%) HP
10 6 (3.37%) Microsoft
11 5 (2.81%) NetApp
12 4 (2.25%) SAP
12 4 (2.25%) Autodesk
12 4 (2.25%) PTC
12 4 (2.25%) F5
13 3 (1.69%) EMC
14 2 (1.12%) Dell
14 2 (1.12%) Coverity
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Salt
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Sanger Institute
Salary: £30574 - £38564 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Fantastic Base+Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £28000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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EMBL
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Pension, Bens.
Posted: 18 days ago