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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 36 27 25
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 114 125 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.48% 7.99% 9.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.03% 20.39% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 68 90 134
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £27,500 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -1.23%
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
599 613 661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 34.07% 39.19% 33.20%
Number of salaries quoted 495 531 562
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £27,203
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 19 September 2014.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Cambridge

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 167 (53.87%) Linux
2 161 (51.94%) Java
3 118 (38.06%) SQL
4 116 (37.42%) Agile Software Development
5 92 (29.68%) Python
6 85 (27.42%) Oracle
6 85 (27.42%) Perl
6 85 (27.42%) Software Engineering
7 83 (26.77%) Degree
8 79 (25.48%) Windows
9 66 (21.29%) Tomcat
10 63 (20.32%) Internet
11 58 (18.71%) Finance
12 54 (17.42%) Solaris
13 52 (16.77%) Mathematics
14 51 (16.45%) Red Hat
15 50 (16.13%) OO
16 49 (15.81%) QA
16 49 (15.81%) Git (software)
17 46 (14.84%) C++
18 43 (13.87%) Sun
19 42 (13.55%) Computer Science
20 40 (12.90%) C
21 35 (11.29%) Bash Shell
22 34 (10.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 32 (10.32%) OOD
24 31 (10.00%) Electronics
25 30 (9.68%) CentOS
26 29 (9.35%) JIRA
27 28 (9.03%) C#

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 66 (21.29%) Tomcat
2 21 (6.77%) Apache
3 11 (3.55%) OpenStack
3 11 (3.55%) CloudStack
4 5 (1.61%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.29%) Oracle Spatial
6 3 (0.97%) IIS
7 2 (0.65%) iPlanet
8 1 (0.32%) GlassFish
Applications
1 8 (2.58%) MS Office
2 7 (2.26%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 11 (3.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.65%) Route 53
2 2 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (20.32%) Internet
2 17 (5.48%) TCP/IP
3 11 (3.55%) DNS
4 10 (3.23%) Intranet
5 9 (2.90%) Firewall
6 7 (2.26%) WAN
7 6 (1.94%) DHCP
8 5 (1.61%) 3GPP
8 5 (1.61%) VPN
8 5 (1.61%) OSPF
8 5 (1.61%) BGP
8 5 (1.61%) NAS
9 4 (1.29%) iSCSI
9 4 (1.29%) VLAN
9 4 (1.29%) VoIP
9 4 (1.29%) IPv6
9 4 (1.29%) Radio Access Network
10 3 (0.97%) 3G
10 3 (0.97%) 2G
11 2 (0.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.03%) MySQL
2 7 (2.26%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.61%) Hadoop
3 5 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (0.97%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.65%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.32%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 49 (15.81%) Git (software)
2 29 (9.35%) JIRA
3 20 (6.45%) Subversion
4 16 (5.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 13 (4.19%) Selenium
6 10 (3.23%) Jenkins
7 8 (2.58%) Bugzilla
8 7 (2.26%) Maven
9 5 (1.61%) FitNesse
9 5 (1.61%) QuickTest Pro
10 4 (1.29%) JUnit
11 3 (0.97%) TestNG
11 3 (0.97%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.32%) Valgrind
12 1 (0.32%) Hudson
12 1 (0.32%) Eclipse
General
1 58 (18.71%) Finance
2 31 (10.00%) Electronics
3 26 (8.39%) Manufacturing
4 24 (7.74%) Telecoms
5 14 (4.52%) Marketing
6 9 (2.90%) Multimedia
7 8 (2.58%) Military
8 5 (1.61%) Billing
9 3 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.32%) Banking
10 1 (0.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 52 (16.77%) Support Engineer
2 47 (15.16%) Systems Administrator
3 45 (14.52%) Developer
4 44 (14.19%) Software Engineer
5 41 (13.23%) Java Developer
6 40 (12.90%) Administrator
7 32 (10.32%) Applications Support
8 24 (7.74%) UNIX Administrator
9 21 (6.77%) Analyst
9 21 (6.77%) Linux Administrator
10 20 (6.45%) Senior Support Engineer
10 20 (6.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 19 (6.13%) Senior Software Engineer
12 18 (5.81%) Linux Engineer
13 17 (5.48%) Technical Support
14 16 (5.16%) Junior
14 16 (5.16%) UNIX Systems Administrator
15 15 (4.84%) Technical Support Engineer
15 15 (4.84%) Test Engineer
15 15 (4.84%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (8.06%) HTML
2 23 (7.42%) XML
3 22 (7.10%) J2EE
4 10 (3.23%) CGI
5 8 (2.58%) JSP
5 8 (2.58%) Struts
6 7 (2.26%) Web Services
7 6 (1.94%) .NET
7 6 (1.94%) Spring
8 5 (1.61%) Direct3D
8 5 (1.61%) OpenCL
8 5 (1.61%) OpenGL ES
8 5 (1.61%) Direct3D Mobile
8 5 (1.61%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (1.61%) OpenGL
8 5 (1.61%) DirectX
9 3 (0.97%) J2SE
9 3 (0.97%) CSS
10 2 (0.65%) Spring MVC
11 1 (0.32%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 52 (16.77%) Mathematics
2 42 (13.55%) Computer Science
3 27 (8.71%) Wiki
4 20 (6.45%) Cryptography
4 20 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (5.81%) Embedded Systems
6 17 (5.48%) PKI
7 11 (3.55%) DTV
8 9 (2.90%) Management Information System
9 7 (2.26%) Firmware
10 6 (1.94%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.61%) Device Driver
11 5 (1.61%) Streaming Media
11 5 (1.61%) 3D Graphics
11 5 (1.61%) GPGPU
12 4 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (1.29%) IPTV
12 4 (1.29%) Handset
12 4 (1.29%) GIS
12 4 (1.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 167 (53.87%) Linux
2 79 (25.48%) Windows
3 54 (17.42%) Solaris
4 34 (10.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 30 (9.68%) CentOS
6 27 (8.71%) Ubuntu
7 7 (2.26%) Debian
7 7 (2.26%) Android
8 4 (1.29%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.29%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.97%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (0.97%) FreeBSD
9 3 (0.97%) SUSE
10 2 (0.65%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.32%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (0.32%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (37.42%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (27.42%) Software Engineering
3 50 (16.13%) OO
4 32 (10.32%) OOD
5 27 (8.71%) E-Commerce
6 26 (8.39%) ITIL
6 26 (8.39%) Scrum
7 22 (7.10%) Test Automation
8 20 (6.45%) Mentoring
9 18 (5.81%) Information Security
10 16 (5.16%) DevOps
11 15 (4.84%) Multithreading
12 13 (4.19%) Test Scripting
12 13 (4.19%) TDD
13 12 (3.87%) Software Testing
13 12 (3.87%) Configuration Management
13 12 (3.87%) Disaster Recovery
14 11 (3.55%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (3.55%) Digital Marketing
14 11 (3.55%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 161 (51.94%) Java
2 118 (38.06%) SQL
3 92 (29.68%) Python
4 85 (27.42%) Perl
5 46 (14.84%) C++
6 40 (12.90%) C
7 35 (11.29%) Bash Shell
8 28 (9.03%) C#
9 26 (8.39%) Shell Script
10 15 (4.84%) Bourne shell
11 13 (4.19%) JavaScript
12 7 (2.26%) PowerShell
12 7 (2.26%) MATLAB
13 5 (1.61%) PHP
14 4 (1.29%) Ruby
15 2 (0.65%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.65%) R
16 1 (0.32%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.32%) Embedded C
16 1 (0.32%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 83 (26.77%) Degree
2 12 (3.87%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.55%) ISEB
4 6 (1.94%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.61%) PhD
5 5 (1.61%) CCNA
6 4 (1.29%) MCP
6 4 (1.29%) MCSE
6 4 (1.29%) MCSA
6 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.29%) RHCE
6 4 (1.29%) A+ Certification
6 4 (1.29%) MOS
7 1 (0.32%) RHCA
7 1 (0.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (15.81%) QA
2 17 (5.48%) ISO 9000
3 6 (1.94%) JTAG
System Software
1 5 (1.61%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.97%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.97%) NFS
3 2 (0.65%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.32%) vSphere
4 1 (0.32%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 16 (5.16%) Puppet
2 10 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (1.29%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.65%) CFEngine
5 1 (0.32%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.32%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.32%) Nagios
Vendors
1 85 (27.42%) Oracle
2 51 (16.45%) Red Hat
3 43 (13.87%) Sun
4 28 (9.03%) Sybase
5 26 (8.39%) Microsoft
6 16 (5.16%) Atlassian
7 11 (3.55%) IBM
7 11 (3.55%) SAP
7 11 (3.55%) HP
8 10 (3.23%) Dell
9 9 (2.90%) Perforce
10 6 (1.94%) VMware
10 6 (1.94%) Symantec
11 4 (1.29%) Remedy
11 4 (1.29%) Apple
11 4 (1.29%) Cisco
11 4 (1.29%) Nokia
11 4 (1.29%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.29%) Google
12 3 (0.97%) MKS
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