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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 22 24 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 136 144 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.87% 9.76% 16.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.65% 25.53% 44.49%
Number of salaries quoted 88 116 241
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
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
575 564 717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 33.26% 38.24% 37.98%
Number of salaries quoted 462 449 575
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,550 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £56,000
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 24 December 2014.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Cambridge

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 137 (55.47%) Java
2 133 (53.85%) Linux
3 120 (48.58%) SQL
4 117 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
5 97 (39.27%) Software Engineering
6 89 (36.03%) Degree
7 88 (35.63%) Windows
8 74 (29.96%) Python
9 67 (27.13%) C++
10 64 (25.91%) Oracle
11 60 (24.29%) Perl
12 58 (23.48%) Internet
13 56 (22.67%) Computer Science
14 46 (18.62%) Tomcat
14 46 (18.62%) Finance
15 45 (18.22%) OO
16 43 (17.41%) C
17 42 (17.00%) Mathematics
18 39 (15.79%) Solaris
19 38 (15.38%) Git (software)
20 37 (14.98%) QA
21 34 (13.77%) C#
21 34 (13.77%) OOD
22 33 (13.36%) Microsoft
23 32 (12.96%) XML
24 30 (12.15%) HTML
25 29 (11.74%) JavaScript
26 27 (10.93%) Apache
26 27 (10.93%) Sun
26 27 (10.93%) Scrum

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 46 (18.62%) Tomcat
2 27 (10.93%) Apache
3 9 (3.64%) OpenStack
3 9 (3.64%) CloudStack
4 5 (2.02%) IIS
5 4 (1.62%) Oracle Spatial
6 3 (1.21%) Lync
6 3 (1.21%) JBoss
6 3 (1.21%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.81%) iPlanet
8 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (3.24%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.83%) MS Office
3 2 (0.81%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Agresso
1 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.43%) SaaS
2 5 (2.02%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 58 (23.48%) Internet
2 18 (7.29%) TCP/IP
3 12 (4.86%) DNS
4 9 (3.64%) Intranet
4 9 (3.64%) Firewall
5 8 (3.24%) iSCSI
5 8 (3.24%) WAN
6 7 (2.83%) DHCP
6 7 (2.83%) VPN
6 7 (2.83%) VoIP
6 7 (2.83%) NAS
7 4 (1.62%) OSPF
7 4 (1.62%) BGP
7 4 (1.62%) VLAN
7 4 (1.62%) HTTP
7 4 (1.62%) IPv6
7 4 (1.62%) LAN
8 3 (1.21%) LDAP
8 3 (1.21%) SAN
8 3 (1.21%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.88%) MySQL
2 5 (2.02%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.02%) Hadoop
2 5 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (1.62%) Spotfire
3 4 (1.62%) QlikView
4 3 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (1.21%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.81%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 38 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 21 (8.50%) JIRA
3 16 (6.48%) Subversion
4 13 (5.26%) Selenium
5 10 (4.05%) TestNG
5 10 (4.05%) Jenkins
5 10 (4.05%) JUnit
6 9 (3.64%) WebDriver
7 7 (2.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (2.02%) Bugzilla
9 4 (1.62%) Ant
9 4 (1.62%) Visual Studio
9 4 (1.62%) JMeter
9 4 (1.62%) Maven
9 4 (1.62%) TestLink
10 3 (1.21%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (0.81%) Hudson
12 1 (0.40%) FitNesse
12 1 (0.40%) QADirector
General
1 46 (18.62%) Finance
2 14 (5.67%) Electronics
3 10 (4.05%) Multimedia
4 9 (3.64%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.83%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.43%) Billing
7 5 (2.02%) Military
8 4 (1.62%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.81%) Games
10 1 (0.40%) Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Advertising
10 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (20.65%) Software Engineer
2 38 (15.38%) Developer
3 28 (11.34%) Administrator
4 26 (10.53%) Java Developer
5 25 (10.12%) Analyst
6 23 (9.31%) Consultant
7 22 (8.91%) Systems Administrator
8 18 (7.29%) Senior Software Engineer
9 17 (6.88%) Test Engineer
9 17 (6.88%) UNIX Administrator
10 15 (6.07%) Junior
10 15 (6.07%) Support Engineer
11 13 (5.26%) Applications Support
12 12 (4.86%) Support Analyst
12 12 (4.86%) Senior Analyst
12 12 (4.86%) Applications Support Analyst
12 12 (4.86%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
12 12 (4.86%) Senior Support Analyst
12 12 (4.86%) Java Engineer
13 11 (4.45%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (12.96%) XML
2 30 (12.15%) HTML
3 14 (5.67%) CSS
4 9 (3.64%) .NET
4 9 (3.64%) CGI
5 8 (3.24%) JSP
6 6 (2.43%) Direct3D
6 6 (2.43%) OpenCL
6 6 (2.43%) OpenGL ES
7 5 (2.02%) ActiveMQ
7 5 (2.02%) Spring
7 5 (2.02%) J2EE
7 5 (2.02%) Web Services
8 4 (1.62%) Struts
8 4 (1.62%) SOAP
9 3 (1.21%) FastCGI
9 3 (1.21%) OpenGL
9 3 (1.21%) DirectX
9 3 (1.21%) Direct3D Mobile
10 2 (0.81%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 56 (22.67%) Computer Science
2 42 (17.00%) Mathematics
3 23 (9.31%) Cryptography
4 19 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (7.29%) Wiki
6 16 (6.48%) PKI
6 16 (6.48%) Embedded Systems
7 15 (6.07%) Management Information System
8 10 (4.05%) Open Source
9 6 (2.43%) Internet of Things
10 5 (2.02%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.62%) GIS
11 4 (1.62%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.62%) Blackberry
11 4 (1.62%) Clustering
11 4 (1.62%) Streaming Media
11 4 (1.62%) IPTV
11 4 (1.62%) Statistics
11 4 (1.62%) Ontologies
11 4 (1.62%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 133 (53.85%) Linux
2 88 (35.63%) Windows
3 39 (15.79%) Solaris
4 11 (4.45%) Ubuntu
5 9 (3.64%) CentOS
6 8 (3.24%) Windows 7
7 7 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (2.83%) Android
8 4 (1.62%) AIX
8 4 (1.62%) HPUX
8 4 (1.62%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.21%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.40%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (39.27%) Software Engineering
3 45 (18.22%) OO
4 34 (13.77%) OOD
5 27 (10.93%) Scrum
6 21 (8.50%) Information Security
7 19 (7.69%) Test Scripting
7 19 (7.69%) Manual Testing
8 17 (6.88%) TDD
9 16 (6.48%) Data Protection
9 16 (6.48%) Software Testing
10 15 (6.07%) Automated Testing
10 15 (6.07%) E-Commerce
11 14 (5.67%) ITIL
11 14 (5.67%) Test Automation
11 14 (5.67%) Software Architecture
11 14 (5.67%) Mentoring
12 13 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (4.86%) Multithreading
13 12 (4.86%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 137 (55.47%) Java
2 120 (48.58%) SQL
3 74 (29.96%) Python
4 67 (27.13%) C++
5 60 (24.29%) Perl
6 43 (17.41%) C
7 34 (13.77%) C#
8 29 (11.74%) JavaScript
9 21 (8.50%) Bash Shell
10 18 (7.29%) PHP
11 17 (6.88%) Shell Script
12 11 (4.45%) PowerShell
13 8 (3.24%) Bourne shell
14 5 (2.02%) Ruby
14 5 (2.02%) PL/SQL
15 3 (1.21%) Assembly Language
15 3 (1.21%) VBA
16 2 (0.81%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.81%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.40%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 89 (36.03%) Degree
2 9 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.02%) ISEB
3 5 (2.02%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.62%) CCNA
4 4 (1.62%) MCP
4 4 (1.62%) MCSE
4 4 (1.62%) MCSA
4 4 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.62%) A+ Certification
4 4 (1.62%) MOS
5 2 (0.81%) PhD
5 2 (0.81%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (14.98%) QA
2 16 (6.48%) ISO 9000
3 5 (2.02%) SLA
4 2 (0.81%) JTAG
System Software
1 10 (4.05%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.62%) Firmware
3 4 (1.62%) NFS
4 2 (0.81%) Sendmail
4 2 (0.81%) vSphere
4 2 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.81%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (4.05%) Puppet
2 4 (1.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.62%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (1.62%) SCCM
3 3 (1.21%) Munin
4 2 (0.81%) Nagios
4 2 (0.81%) CFEngine
5 1 (0.40%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 64 (25.91%) Oracle
2 33 (13.36%) Microsoft
3 27 (10.93%) Sun
4 16 (6.48%) Red Hat
5 13 (5.26%) Cisco
5 13 (5.26%) VMware
6 12 (4.86%) Sybase
7 8 (3.24%) HP
7 8 (3.24%) Perforce
8 7 (2.83%) Atlassian
9 6 (2.43%) Dell
9 6 (2.43%) IBM
10 5 (2.02%) Google
11 4 (1.62%) Nokia
11 4 (1.62%) Apple
11 4 (1.62%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.62%) Symantec
11 4 (1.62%) Remedy
12 3 (1.21%) SAP
13 2 (0.81%) Isilon
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