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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 37 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 90 172 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.37% 9.35% 9.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.57% 28.38% 25.74%
Number of salaries quoted 66 119 137
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.25%
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
460 606 641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 32.55% 32.93% 35.57%
Number of salaries quoted 381 497 556
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £52,500 £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 29 May 2015.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Cambridge

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 133 (62.44%) Linux
2 86 (40.38%) Java
3 83 (38.97%) Python
4 81 (38.03%) SQL
5 76 (35.68%) Agile Software Development
6 74 (34.74%) C++
7 69 (32.39%) Perl
8 64 (30.05%) Windows
9 50 (23.47%) Degree
10 45 (21.13%) Software Engineering
11 44 (20.66%) Tomcat
12 43 (20.19%) Oracle
13 40 (18.78%) C
13 40 (18.78%) Scrum
14 37 (17.37%) Computer Science
15 34 (15.96%) Bash Shell
16 32 (15.02%) Finance
17 29 (13.62%) Internet
18 28 (13.15%) VMware
19 26 (12.21%) OO
20 23 (10.80%) Cisco
20 23 (10.80%) Microsoft
21 22 (10.33%) Solaris
21 22 (10.33%) J2EE
21 22 (10.33%) Automated Testing
22 21 (9.86%) Electronics
22 21 (9.86%) PHP
23 20 (9.39%) DNS
23 20 (9.39%) Red Hat
23 20 (9.39%) XML

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 44 (20.66%) Tomcat
2 20 (9.39%) Apache
3 10 (4.69%) WebLogic
3 10 (4.69%) IIS
4 7 (3.29%) JBoss
5 5 (2.35%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.35%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.41%) Zope
6 3 (1.41%) Plone
6 3 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.94%) CloudStack
7 2 (0.94%) SAS
8 1 (0.47%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.94%) SaaS
3 1 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (13.62%) Internet
2 20 (9.39%) DNS
3 18 (8.45%) TCP/IP
4 15 (7.04%) DHCP
5 14 (6.57%) Firewall
6 9 (4.23%) HTTP
7 7 (3.29%) VPN
7 7 (3.29%) MPLS
7 7 (3.29%) Network Security
8 6 (2.82%) LDAP
9 5 (2.35%) SDH
9 5 (2.35%) DWDM
9 5 (2.35%) SSL
9 5 (2.35%) iSCSI
10 4 (1.88%) Reverse Proxy
10 4 (1.88%) NAS
10 4 (1.88%) SAN
10 4 (1.88%) Intranet
11 3 (1.41%) IP Telephony
12 2 (0.94%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.92%) MySQL
2 5 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.41%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.94%) Big Data
4 2 (0.94%) Spotfire
4 2 (0.94%) QlikView
4 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.94%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.94%) Text Mining
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 19 (8.92%) Git (software)
2 16 (7.51%) JIRA
3 11 (5.16%) Jenkins
4 10 (4.69%) Selenium
5 9 (4.23%) Subversion
6 6 (2.82%) GCC
6 6 (2.82%) TeamCity
6 6 (2.82%) Visual Studio
6 6 (2.82%) CruiseControl
7 5 (2.35%) Bugzilla
8 4 (1.88%) SCons
8 4 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (1.88%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (1.88%) Ant
8 4 (1.88%) JMeter
9 3 (1.41%) QADirector
9 3 (1.41%) FitNesse
10 2 (0.94%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.47%) JUnit
11 1 (0.47%) TestNG
General
1 32 (15.02%) Finance
2 21 (9.86%) Electronics
3 13 (6.10%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.69%) Multimedia
5 8 (3.76%) Marketing
5 8 (3.76%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.88%) Automotive
7 2 (0.94%) Military
8 1 (0.47%) Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (20.19%) Software Engineer
2 40 (18.78%) Developer
3 33 (15.49%) Administrator
4 31 (14.55%) Systems Administrator
5 21 (9.86%) Linux Administrator
5 21 (9.86%) Architect
6 20 (9.39%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 17 (7.98%) Consultant
7 17 (7.98%) Java Developer
8 14 (6.57%) Solutions Architect
8 14 (6.57%) UNIX Administrator
9 13 (6.10%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 13 (6.10%) Software Developer
10 10 (4.69%) Test Engineer
11 9 (4.23%) Tester
12 8 (3.76%) Senior Systems Administrator
12 8 (3.76%) Senior Linux Administrator
12 8 (3.76%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
12 8 (3.76%) C++ Developer
13 7 (3.29%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.33%) J2EE
2 20 (9.39%) XML
3 13 (6.10%) SOAP
3 13 (6.10%) HTML
4 12 (5.63%) J2SE
5 11 (5.16%) Web Services
5 11 (5.16%) RESTful
6 10 (4.69%) Direct3D
6 10 (4.69%) OpenCL
6 10 (4.69%) OpenGL ES
7 8 (3.76%) STL
8 7 (3.29%) CSS
8 7 (3.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 6 (2.82%) JSP
10 5 (2.35%) Spring
10 5 (2.35%) WSDL
10 5 (2.35%) OpenGL
10 5 (2.35%) DirectX
10 5 (2.35%) Direct3D Mobile
11 4 (1.88%) FastCGI
Miscellaneous
1 37 (17.37%) Computer Science
2 16 (7.51%) Management Information System
3 15 (7.04%) Mathematics
4 14 (6.57%) Clustering
5 13 (6.10%) Internet of Things
6 10 (4.69%) PKI
7 8 (3.76%) Cryptography
8 7 (3.29%) Visualisation
8 7 (3.29%) Embedded Systems
9 6 (2.82%) User Experience
10 5 (2.35%) Device Driver
10 5 (2.35%) 3D Graphics
10 5 (2.35%) Verilog
10 5 (2.35%) GPGPU
11 4 (1.88%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (1.88%) DTV
12 3 (1.41%) Physics
12 3 (1.41%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.94%) Mobile Payment
13 2 (0.94%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 133 (62.44%) Linux
2 64 (30.05%) Windows
3 22 (10.33%) Solaris
4 11 (5.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (4.23%) Debian
5 9 (4.23%) Oracle Linux
5 9 (4.23%) CentOS
6 7 (3.29%) Android
7 6 (2.82%) Windows 8
7 6 (2.82%) Windows 7
8 5 (2.35%) Ubuntu
8 5 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.88%) AIX
9 4 (1.88%) HPUX
10 3 (1.41%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (35.68%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (21.13%) Software Engineering
3 40 (18.78%) Scrum
4 26 (12.21%) OO
5 22 (10.33%) Automated Testing
6 17 (7.98%) TDD
6 17 (7.98%) SDLC
7 16 (7.51%) Test Scripting
8 15 (7.04%) Service Delivery
8 15 (7.04%) ITIL
8 15 (7.04%) UML
9 14 (6.57%) Multithreading
9 14 (6.57%) Project Management
10 13 (6.10%) Software Testing
10 13 (6.10%) Load Balancing
11 12 (5.63%) Manual Testing
12 11 (5.16%) OOD
13 10 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (4.69%) Unit Testing
13 10 (4.69%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 86 (40.38%) Java
2 83 (38.97%) Python
3 81 (38.03%) SQL
4 74 (34.74%) C++
5 69 (32.39%) Perl
6 40 (18.78%) C
7 34 (15.96%) Bash Shell
8 21 (9.86%) PHP
9 17 (7.98%) JavaScript
10 10 (4.69%) PowerShell
10 10 (4.69%) C#
10 10 (4.69%) Ruby
11 6 (2.82%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.35%) Assembly Language
13 3 (1.41%) Embedded C
13 3 (1.41%) Embedded C++
14 2 (0.94%) R
14 2 (0.94%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.94%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 50 (23.47%) Degree
2 5 (2.35%) ISEB
3 4 (1.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.41%) LPIC
4 3 (1.41%) PhD
4 3 (1.41%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.94%) RHCE
6 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.47%) CISA
6 1 (0.47%) CISM
6 1 (0.47%) CISSP
6 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.47%) CCNP
6 1 (0.47%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.51%) QA
2 11 (5.16%) SLA
3 4 (1.88%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 19 (8.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.69%) vSphere
3 5 (2.35%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (2.35%) vCloud
4 3 (1.41%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.94%) KVM
5 2 (0.94%) iptables
5 2 (0.94%) Postfix
5 2 (0.94%) Firmware
5 2 (0.94%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (5.63%) Puppet
2 10 (4.69%) SCCM
3 9 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (3.29%) OPNET
4 7 (3.29%) Nagios
4 7 (3.29%) Cacti
4 7 (3.29%) Ansible
5 6 (2.82%) OpenView
6 2 (0.94%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.94%) Salt
Vendors
1 43 (20.19%) Oracle
2 28 (13.15%) VMware
3 23 (10.80%) Cisco
3 23 (10.80%) Microsoft
4 20 (9.39%) Red Hat
4 20 (9.39%) WorldPay
5 14 (6.57%) Juniper
6 11 (5.16%) Atlassian
7 10 (4.69%) Perforce
8 9 (4.23%) Sun
8 9 (4.23%) HP
9 4 (1.88%) Coverity
9 4 (1.88%) NetApp
9 4 (1.88%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.88%) Autodesk
9 4 (1.88%) SAP
9 4 (1.88%) PTC
10 3 (1.41%) EMC
11 2 (0.94%) Dell
11 2 (0.94%) Business Objects
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Premier IT
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + .
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum plus Great Benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 9 days ago
Hinxton, Cambridge, United Kingdom
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
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ARM Ltd
Salary: Competitive
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago