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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 31 33 24
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 110 125 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.40% 6.97% 10.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.24% 21.51% 26.46%
Number of salaries quoted 89 99 173
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,487 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
518 581 771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 34.86% 32.39% 38.07%
Number of salaries quoted 454 497 658
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £55,000
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 17 April 2015.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Cambridge

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 140 (60.09%) Linux
2 105 (45.06%) SQL
3 92 (39.48%) Java
4 87 (37.34%) Agile Software Development
5 84 (36.05%) Python
6 79 (33.91%) Windows
7 77 (33.05%) C++
8 75 (32.19%) Perl
9 61 (26.18%) Degree
10 56 (24.03%) Software Engineering
11 49 (21.03%) Oracle
12 42 (18.03%) Computer Science
13 38 (16.31%) Scrum
14 37 (15.88%) C
14 37 (15.88%) Tomcat
15 34 (14.59%) Finance
16 32 (13.73%) Internet
16 32 (13.73%) Bash Shell
17 29 (12.45%) Microsoft
17 29 (12.45%) PHP
18 28 (12.02%) JavaScript
18 28 (12.02%) XML
18 28 (12.02%) OO
18 28 (12.02%) Cisco
19 27 (11.59%) VMware
19 27 (11.59%) Automated Testing
20 26 (11.16%) Apache
21 23 (9.87%) Git (software)
21 23 (9.87%) WorldPay
22 22 (9.44%) QA

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 37 (15.88%) Tomcat
2 26 (11.16%) Apache
3 11 (4.72%) IIS
4 8 (3.43%) JBoss
5 7 (3.00%) OpenStack
6 5 (2.15%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.72%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.72%) CloudStack
7 4 (1.72%) Lync
8 3 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.29%) Zope
8 3 (1.29%) Plone
9 2 (0.86%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (6.44%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.15%) SaaS
2 3 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (13.73%) Internet
2 22 (9.44%) TCP/IP
2 22 (9.44%) DNS
3 18 (7.73%) Firewall
4 17 (7.30%) DHCP
5 10 (4.29%) HTTP
6 8 (3.43%) Network Security
7 7 (3.00%) iSCSI
7 7 (3.00%) MPLS
7 7 (3.00%) VPN
8 6 (2.58%) SSL
8 6 (2.58%) LDAP
8 6 (2.58%) NAS
9 5 (2.15%) SDH
9 5 (2.15%) SAN
9 5 (2.15%) DWDM
9 5 (2.15%) Reverse Proxy
10 4 (1.72%) Intranet
10 4 (1.72%) SNMP
10 4 (1.72%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.58%) MySQL
2 6 (2.58%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.86%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.86%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.86%) Text Mining
5 2 (0.86%) Sybase ASE
5 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.86%) Spotfire
5 2 (0.86%) QlikView
5 2 (0.86%) Big Data
5 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 23 (9.87%) Git (software)
2 20 (8.58%) JIRA
3 14 (6.01%) Selenium
4 12 (5.15%) Jenkins
5 9 (3.86%) Visual Studio
6 8 (3.43%) Subversion
7 6 (2.58%) CruiseControl
7 6 (2.58%) TeamCity
7 6 (2.58%) GCC
8 5 (2.15%) WebDriver
8 5 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (2.15%) TestNG
8 5 (2.15%) JMeter
8 5 (2.15%) Bugzilla
8 5 (2.15%) Ant
8 5 (2.15%) JUnit
9 4 (1.72%) SCons
10 3 (1.29%) QuickTest Pro
10 3 (1.29%) QADirector
11 2 (0.86%) FitNesse
General
1 34 (14.59%) Finance
2 19 (8.15%) Electronics
3 13 (5.58%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.29%) Multimedia
5 8 (3.43%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.15%) Marketing
7 3 (1.29%) Games
7 3 (1.29%) Automotive
8 2 (0.86%) Military
9 1 (0.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (21.46%) Software Engineer
2 42 (18.03%) Developer
3 38 (16.31%) Administrator
4 31 (13.30%) Systems Administrator
5 26 (11.16%) Consultant
6 22 (9.44%) Linux Administrator
7 19 (8.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 19 (8.15%) Java Developer
8 14 (6.01%) UNIX Administrator
9 13 (5.58%) Software Developer
10 12 (5.15%) Architect
11 11 (4.72%) Analyst
11 11 (4.72%) UNIX Systems Administrator
11 11 (4.72%) Test Engineer
12 10 (4.29%) Tester
12 10 (4.29%) Junior
12 10 (4.29%) Support Engineer
13 9 (3.86%) Senior Software Engineer
13 9 (3.86%) Implementation Consultant
14 8 (3.43%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (12.02%) XML
2 22 (9.44%) HTML
3 17 (7.30%) J2EE
4 13 (5.58%) CSS
5 12 (5.15%) SOAP
6 10 (4.29%) Direct3D
6 10 (4.29%) OpenCL
6 10 (4.29%) OpenGL ES
7 9 (3.86%) JSP
8 8 (3.43%) STL
9 7 (3.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 6 (2.58%) Web Services
11 5 (2.15%) J2SE
11 5 (2.15%) OpenGL
11 5 (2.15%) DirectX
11 5 (2.15%) Direct3D Mobile
11 5 (2.15%) FastCGI
12 4 (1.72%) RESTful
12 4 (1.72%) .NET
13 3 (1.29%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 42 (18.03%) Computer Science
2 16 (6.87%) Mathematics
3 15 (6.44%) Management Information System
4 12 (5.15%) Internet of Things
5 11 (4.72%) Cryptography
6 10 (4.29%) PKI
7 9 (3.86%) Clustering
8 8 (3.43%) Open Source
9 7 (3.00%) Embedded Systems
9 7 (3.00%) Visualisation
9 7 (3.00%) Wiki
10 6 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (2.15%) GPGPU
11 5 (2.15%) User Experience
11 5 (2.15%) Verilog
11 5 (2.15%) Device Driver
11 5 (2.15%) 3D Graphics
12 4 (1.72%) Replication
13 3 (1.29%) DTV
13 3 (1.29%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 140 (60.09%) Linux
2 79 (33.91%) Windows
3 19 (8.15%) Solaris
4 11 (4.72%) CentOS
5 10 (4.29%) Android
6 9 (3.86%) Debian
7 8 (3.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (3.43%) Windows 7
8 7 (3.00%) Windows 8
9 6 (2.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (2.15%) Ubuntu
10 5 (2.15%) AIX
10 5 (2.15%) HPUX
11 4 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.72%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.86%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.86%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (37.34%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (24.03%) Software Engineering
3 38 (16.31%) Scrum
4 28 (12.02%) OO
5 27 (11.59%) Automated Testing
6 22 (9.44%) Test Scripting
7 21 (9.01%) TDD
8 18 (7.73%) ITIL
8 18 (7.73%) Manual Testing
9 17 (7.30%) Software Testing
9 17 (7.30%) OOD
10 15 (6.44%) Service Delivery
11 14 (6.01%) Project Management
11 14 (6.01%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (4.72%) Workflow
13 10 (4.29%) Data Security
13 10 (4.29%) Multithreading
13 10 (4.29%) Test Automation
13 10 (4.29%) Network Management
14 9 (3.86%) UML
Programming Languages
1 105 (45.06%) SQL
2 92 (39.48%) Java
3 84 (36.05%) Python
4 77 (33.05%) C++
5 75 (32.19%) Perl
6 37 (15.88%) C
7 32 (13.73%) Bash Shell
8 29 (12.45%) PHP
9 28 (12.02%) JavaScript
10 14 (6.01%) C#
11 12 (5.15%) Ruby
12 10 (4.29%) PowerShell
13 8 (3.43%) Shell Script
14 5 (2.15%) Assembly Language
15 4 (1.72%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.86%) VBA
16 2 (0.86%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.86%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.86%) R
17 1 (0.43%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 61 (26.18%) Degree
2 7 (3.00%) ISEB
3 4 (1.72%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.72%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.29%) LPIC
5 2 (0.86%) RHCE
6 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.43%) CCNP
6 1 (0.43%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.44%) QA
2 12 (5.15%) SLA
3 7 (3.00%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 18 (7.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (4.72%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.58%) vSphere
4 5 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.29%) Firmware
5 3 (1.29%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.86%) Postfix
6 2 (0.86%) Xen
6 2 (0.86%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.86%) KVM
6 2 (0.86%) iptables
6 2 (0.86%) NFS
7 1 (0.43%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (4.29%) SCCM
2 9 (3.86%) Nagios
3 8 (3.43%) Puppet
4 7 (3.00%) OPNET
4 7 (3.00%) Cacti
5 6 (2.58%) OpenView
6 5 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.29%) Ansible
8 2 (0.86%) Salt
8 2 (0.86%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.43%) Munin
Vendors
1 49 (21.03%) Oracle
2 29 (12.45%) Microsoft
3 28 (12.02%) Cisco
4 27 (11.59%) VMware
5 23 (9.87%) WorldPay
6 17 (7.30%) Red Hat
7 11 (4.72%) Juniper
7 11 (4.72%) HP
8 10 (4.29%) Perforce
9 9 (3.86%) Sun
9 9 (3.86%) Atlassian
10 5 (2.15%) SAP
10 5 (2.15%) EMC
11 4 (1.72%) NetApp
11 4 (1.72%) Coverity
12 3 (1.29%) PTC
12 3 (1.29%) Autodesk
12 3 (1.29%) Sybase
13 2 (0.86%) Business Objects
13 2 (0.86%) Dell
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