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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 25 25 33
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 144 152 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.93% 9.54% 7.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.53% 25.42% 22.84%
Number of salaries quoted 83 113 109
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £30,000 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
612 598 670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 33.72% 37.54% 34.54%
Number of salaries quoted 496 523 560
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,984 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 August 2014.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Cambridge

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

1 173 (54.23%) Linux
2 157 (49.22%) Java
3 118 (36.99%) SQL
4 99 (31.03%) Python
5 92 (28.84%) Perl
6 89 (27.90%) Oracle
7 88 (27.59%) Degree
8 85 (26.65%) Windows
9 83 (26.02%) Agile Software Development
9 83 (26.02%) Software Engineering
10 67 (21.00%) Tomcat
11 66 (20.69%) Internet
12 60 (18.81%) Red Hat
12 60 (18.81%) Finance
13 58 (18.18%) Solaris
14 53 (16.61%) Mathematics
15 49 (15.36%) OO
16 48 (15.05%) QA
17 46 (14.42%) Git (software)
17 46 (14.42%) Sun
18 45 (14.11%) C++
19 42 (13.17%) Computer Science
20 40 (12.54%) C
21 36 (11.29%) CentOS
21 36 (11.29%) Bash Shell
22 35 (10.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 34 (10.66%) Sybase
24 33 (10.34%) MySQL
24 33 (10.34%) Electronics
25 31 (9.72%) OOD

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 67 (21.00%) Tomcat
2 23 (7.21%) Apache
3 11 (3.45%) OpenStack
3 11 (3.45%) CloudStack
4 6 (1.88%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.25%) Oracle Spatial
6 3 (0.94%) IIS
7 2 (0.63%) Documentum
7 2 (0.63%) iPlanet
7 2 (0.63%) CMS
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.31%) GlassFish
Applications
1 9 (2.82%) MS Office
2 7 (2.19%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 12 (3.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.63%) Route 53
2 2 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (20.69%) Internet
2 18 (5.64%) TCP/IP
3 11 (3.45%) DNS
3 11 (3.45%) Intranet
4 9 (2.82%) Firewall
5 7 (2.19%) WAN
6 6 (1.88%) DHCP
7 5 (1.57%) 3GPP
7 5 (1.57%) LTE
7 5 (1.57%) NAS
7 5 (1.57%) OSPF
7 5 (1.57%) BGP
8 4 (1.25%) VLAN
8 4 (1.25%) LDAP
8 4 (1.25%) IPv6
8 4 (1.25%) VPN
8 4 (1.25%) iSCSI
8 4 (1.25%) Radio Access Network
9 3 (0.94%) VoIP
9 3 (0.94%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (10.34%) MySQL
2 7 (2.19%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.57%) Hadoop
3 5 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (0.94%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.63%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.31%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.31%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 46 (14.42%) Git (software)
2 30 (9.40%) JIRA
3 22 (6.90%) Subversion
4 16 (5.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 15 (4.70%) Selenium
6 8 (2.51%) Bugzilla
7 6 (1.88%) QuickTest Pro
7 6 (1.88%) FitNesse
7 6 (1.88%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.25%) JUnit
9 3 (0.94%) Maven
9 3 (0.94%) TestNG
9 3 (0.94%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.31%) Valgrind
10 1 (0.31%) Hudson
10 1 (0.31%) Eclipse
General
1 60 (18.81%) Finance
2 33 (10.34%) Electronics
3 27 (8.46%) Telecoms
3 27 (8.46%) Manufacturing
4 15 (4.70%) Marketing
5 9 (2.82%) Multimedia
6 8 (2.51%) Military
7 3 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.63%) Advertising
9 1 (0.31%) Games
9 1 (0.31%) Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (17.55%) Support Engineer
2 55 (17.24%) Systems Administrator
3 48 (15.05%) Administrator
4 45 (14.11%) Software Engineer
5 44 (13.79%) Developer
6 42 (13.17%) Java Developer
7 30 (9.40%) Applications Support
8 28 (8.78%) UNIX Administrator
9 25 (7.84%) Linux Administrator
10 24 (7.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 22 (6.90%) Senior Support Engineer
11 22 (6.90%) Technical Support
12 20 (6.27%) UNIX Systems Administrator
12 20 (6.27%) Technical Support Engineer
12 20 (6.27%) Technical Engineer
12 20 (6.27%) Analyst
12 20 (6.27%) Linux Engineer
13 18 (5.64%) Senior Software Engineer
14 16 (5.02%) Test Engineer
15 15 (4.70%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (8.15%) HTML
1 26 (8.15%) XML
2 25 (7.84%) J2EE
3 11 (3.45%) CGI
4 8 (2.51%) JSP
4 8 (2.51%) Struts
5 6 (1.88%) .NET
6 5 (1.57%) OpenGL
6 5 (1.57%) DirectX
6 5 (1.57%) ActiveMQ
6 5 (1.57%) Direct3D
6 5 (1.57%) OpenCL
6 5 (1.57%) OpenGL ES
6 5 (1.57%) Direct3D Mobile
7 4 (1.25%) J2SE
8 3 (0.94%) CSS
8 3 (0.94%) Web Services
9 2 (0.63%) Spring
9 2 (0.63%) Spring MVC
10 1 (0.31%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 53 (16.61%) Mathematics
2 42 (13.17%) Computer Science
3 23 (7.21%) Wiki
4 20 (6.27%) Cryptography
5 18 (5.64%) Embedded Systems
6 17 (5.33%) PKI
7 12 (3.76%) DTV
8 11 (3.45%) Management Information System
9 7 (2.19%) Firmware
10 6 (1.88%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.57%) Device Driver
11 5 (1.57%) Streaming Media
11 5 (1.57%) 3D Graphics
11 5 (1.57%) GPGPU
12 4 (1.25%) IPTV
12 4 (1.25%) Handset
12 4 (1.25%) GIS
13 3 (0.94%) Blackberry
13 3 (0.94%) Open Source
13 3 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 173 (54.23%) Linux
2 85 (26.65%) Windows
3 58 (18.18%) Solaris
4 36 (11.29%) CentOS
5 35 (10.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 30 (9.40%) Ubuntu
7 7 (2.19%) Android
7 7 (2.19%) Debian
8 4 (1.25%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (0.94%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.94%) SUSE
9 3 (0.94%) FreeBSD
9 3 (0.94%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.63%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.31%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (26.02%) Agile Software Development
1 83 (26.02%) Software Engineering
2 49 (15.36%) OO
3 31 (9.72%) E-Commerce
3 31 (9.72%) OOD
4 28 (8.78%) Scrum
4 28 (8.78%) ITIL
5 23 (7.21%) Test Automation
6 18 (5.64%) Information Security
7 15 (4.70%) Software Testing
7 15 (4.70%) Multithreading
8 14 (4.39%) Test Scripting
8 14 (4.39%) TDD
9 12 (3.76%) Programme Management
9 12 (3.76%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (3.76%) Configuration Management
9 12 (3.76%) Digital Marketing
9 12 (3.76%) DevOps
10 11 (3.45%) Requirements Engineering
10 11 (3.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 157 (49.22%) Java
2 118 (36.99%) SQL
3 99 (31.03%) Python
4 92 (28.84%) Perl
5 45 (14.11%) C++
6 40 (12.54%) C
7 36 (11.29%) Bash Shell
8 31 (9.72%) Shell Script
9 28 (8.78%) C#
10 20 (6.27%) Bourne shell
11 13 (4.08%) JavaScript
12 7 (2.19%) MATLAB
12 7 (2.19%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.57%) Ruby
13 5 (1.57%) PHP
14 3 (0.94%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.63%) XQuery
15 2 (0.63%) R
16 1 (0.31%) Assembly Language
16 1 (0.31%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 88 (27.59%) Degree
2 14 (4.39%) ISEB
3 12 (3.76%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (2.19%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.57%) PhD
5 5 (1.57%) CCNA
6 4 (1.25%) RHCE
7 3 (0.94%) A+ Certification
7 3 (0.94%) MOS
7 3 (0.94%) MCP
7 3 (0.94%) MCSE
7 3 (0.94%) MCSA
7 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.31%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.31%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (15.05%) QA
2 17 (5.33%) ISO 9000
3 6 (1.88%) JTAG
4 1 (0.31%) SLA
4 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (1.88%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.94%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.94%) NFS
4 2 (0.63%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.31%) vSphere
5 1 (0.31%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 13 (4.08%) Puppet
2 6 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.63%) Nagios
4 2 (0.63%) CFEngine
5 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.31%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.31%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 89 (27.90%) Oracle
2 60 (18.81%) Red Hat
3 46 (14.42%) Sun
4 34 (10.66%) Sybase
5 25 (7.84%) Microsoft
6 16 (5.02%) Atlassian
7 12 (3.76%) SAP
8 11 (3.45%) HP
8 11 (3.45%) IBM
8 11 (3.45%) VMware
9 10 (3.13%) Dell
10 9 (2.82%) Perforce
11 6 (1.88%) Symantec
12 3 (0.94%) Remedy
12 3 (0.94%) MKS
12 3 (0.94%) Cisco
12 3 (0.94%) NetApp
12 3 (0.94%) Nokia
12 3 (0.94%) CheckPoint
12 3 (0.94%) Apple
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