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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 27 36 22
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 107 116 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.38% 6.74% 10.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.53% 20.24% 26.41%
Number of salaries quoted 84 87 175
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,435 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £61,000 £51,500
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
497 573 761
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 34.30% 33.31% 37.99%
Number of salaries quoted 431 481 648
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £57,500
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 1 April 2015.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Cambridge

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 146 (60.08%) Linux
2 109 (44.86%) SQL
3 97 (39.92%) Java
4 89 (36.63%) Agile Software Development
5 88 (36.21%) Windows
6 86 (35.39%) Python
7 84 (34.57%) C++
8 73 (30.04%) Degree
9 71 (29.22%) Perl
9 71 (29.22%) Software Engineering
10 51 (20.99%) Oracle
11 48 (19.75%) Computer Science
12 42 (17.28%) Internet
13 39 (16.05%) C
14 38 (15.64%) Finance
15 36 (14.81%) Tomcat
16 34 (13.99%) JavaScript
16 34 (13.99%) Microsoft
17 33 (13.58%) Scrum
18 32 (13.17%) XML
18 32 (13.17%) OO
19 30 (12.35%) Bash Shell
20 28 (11.52%) Cisco
21 27 (11.11%) PHP
22 26 (10.70%) VMware
22 26 (10.70%) Git (software)
23 25 (10.29%) Solaris
24 24 (9.88%) Apache
24 24 (9.88%) Mathematics
25 23 (9.47%) Automated Testing

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 36 (14.81%) Tomcat
2 24 (9.88%) Apache
3 10 (4.12%) IIS
4 9 (3.70%) OpenStack
5 7 (2.88%) JBoss
6 6 (2.47%) CloudStack
6 6 (2.47%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.65%) Lync
7 4 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.65%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.82%) SAS
8 2 (0.82%) Zope
8 2 (0.82%) Plone
9 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (6.17%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.41%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.06%) SaaS
2 1 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (17.28%) Internet
2 22 (9.05%) TCP/IP
3 20 (8.23%) DNS
4 17 (7.00%) DHCP
5 16 (6.58%) Firewall
6 9 (3.70%) HTTP
7 7 (2.88%) VPN
7 7 (2.88%) MPLS
7 7 (2.88%) NAS
7 7 (2.88%) Network Security
7 7 (2.88%) iSCSI
8 6 (2.47%) Intranet
8 6 (2.47%) SSL
8 6 (2.47%) LDAP
9 5 (2.06%) SDH
9 5 (2.06%) SAN
9 5 (2.06%) DWDM
10 4 (1.65%) Reverse Proxy
10 4 (1.65%) SNMP
10 4 (1.65%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.82%) MySQL
2 8 (3.29%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.47%) Spotfire
3 6 (2.47%) QlikView
4 4 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.23%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.82%) Big Data
6 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.82%) Text Mining
6 2 (0.82%) Sybase ASE
6 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.82%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 26 (10.70%) Git (software)
2 19 (7.82%) JIRA
3 13 (5.35%) Selenium
4 12 (4.94%) Jenkins
5 9 (3.70%) Visual Studio
5 9 (3.70%) Subversion
6 7 (2.88%) JUnit
6 7 (2.88%) WebDriver
6 7 (2.88%) TestNG
7 6 (2.47%) TeamCity
7 6 (2.47%) CruiseControl
7 6 (2.47%) GCC
8 5 (2.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (2.06%) JMeter
8 5 (2.06%) Ant
8 5 (2.06%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (1.65%) Bugzilla
9 4 (1.65%) SCons
10 2 (0.82%) QADirector
11 1 (0.41%) FitNesse
General
1 38 (15.64%) Finance
2 18 (7.41%) Electronics
3 13 (5.35%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.12%) Multimedia
5 6 (2.47%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.06%) Marketing
7 4 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.23%) Games
8 3 (1.23%) Military
9 1 (0.41%) Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 56 (23.05%) Software Engineer
2 39 (16.05%) Developer
3 38 (15.64%) Administrator
4 30 (12.35%) Systems Administrator
5 26 (10.70%) Consultant
6 20 (8.23%) Linux Administrator
7 17 (7.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 16 (6.58%) Analyst
8 16 (6.58%) Java Developer
9 13 (5.35%) Senior Software Engineer
10 12 (4.94%) UNIX Administrator
10 12 (4.94%) Software Developer
10 12 (4.94%) Junior
11 11 (4.53%) Architect
11 11 (4.53%) Support Engineer
12 10 (4.12%) Implementation Consultant
13 9 (3.70%) UNIX Systems Administrator
13 9 (3.70%) Test Engineer
13 9 (3.70%) Java Engineer
14 8 (3.29%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (13.17%) XML
2 22 (9.05%) HTML
3 15 (6.17%) J2EE
3 15 (6.17%) CSS
4 12 (4.94%) SOAP
5 10 (4.12%) OpenCL
5 10 (4.12%) OpenGL ES
5 10 (4.12%) Direct3D
6 9 (3.70%) JSP
7 8 (3.29%) .NET
7 8 (3.29%) STL
8 7 (2.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 5 (2.06%) Direct3D Mobile
9 5 (2.06%) OpenGL
9 5 (2.06%) DirectX
9 5 (2.06%) J2SE
10 4 (1.65%) Web Services
10 4 (1.65%) FastCGI
11 3 (1.23%) WSDL
11 3 (1.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 48 (19.75%) Computer Science
2 24 (9.88%) Mathematics
3 18 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 16 (6.58%) Cryptography
5 12 (4.94%) PKI
5 12 (4.94%) Internet of Things
6 11 (4.53%) Embedded Systems
7 10 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (3.70%) Open Source
8 9 (3.70%) Clustering
9 8 (3.29%) Wiki
10 6 (2.47%) Informatics
10 6 (2.47%) Statistics
10 6 (2.47%) User Experience
11 5 (2.06%) Visualisation
11 5 (2.06%) GPGPU
11 5 (2.06%) Device Driver
11 5 (2.06%) 3D Graphics
11 5 (2.06%) Verilog
12 4 (1.65%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 146 (60.08%) Linux
2 88 (36.21%) Windows
3 25 (10.29%) Solaris
4 11 (4.53%) CentOS
5 10 (4.12%) Android
6 8 (3.29%) Windows 7
6 8 (3.29%) Debian
7 7 (2.88%) Windows 8
7 7 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.06%) Ubuntu
8 5 (2.06%) AIX
8 5 (2.06%) HPUX
9 4 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.65%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.82%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.82%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (36.63%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (29.22%) Software Engineering
3 33 (13.58%) Scrum
4 32 (13.17%) OO
5 23 (9.47%) Automated Testing
6 21 (8.64%) TDD
7 20 (8.23%) OOD
7 20 (8.23%) Test Scripting
8 19 (7.82%) ITIL
9 18 (7.41%) Manual Testing
10 16 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (6.58%) Software Testing
11 15 (6.17%) Service Delivery
12 14 (5.76%) Workflow
13 13 (5.35%) Information Security
13 13 (5.35%) Project Management
14 12 (4.94%) Multithreading
14 12 (4.94%) Data Protection
15 11 (4.53%) UML
16 10 (4.12%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 109 (44.86%) SQL
2 97 (39.92%) Java
3 86 (35.39%) Python
4 84 (34.57%) C++
5 71 (29.22%) Perl
6 39 (16.05%) C
7 34 (13.99%) JavaScript
8 30 (12.35%) Bash Shell
9 27 (11.11%) PHP
10 20 (8.23%) C#
11 11 (4.53%) Ruby
12 10 (4.12%) PowerShell
12 10 (4.12%) Shell Script
13 7 (2.88%) PL/SQL
14 5 (2.06%) VBA
14 5 (2.06%) Assembly Language
15 4 (1.65%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.82%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.82%) R
17 1 (0.41%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 73 (30.04%) Degree
2 5 (2.06%) ISEB
3 4 (1.65%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.65%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.23%) LPIC
5 2 (0.82%) RHCE
5 2 (0.82%) CISSP
6 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.41%) CCNP
6 1 (0.41%) CCNA
6 1 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.47%) QA
2 12 (4.94%) SLA
3 11 (4.53%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 16 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.12%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.06%) vSphere
3 5 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.65%) Firmware
5 3 (1.23%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.82%) Postfix
6 2 (0.82%) NFS
6 2 (0.82%) Xen
6 2 (0.82%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.82%) KVM
6 2 (0.82%) iptables
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (4.12%) SCCM
2 9 (3.70%) Nagios
3 7 (2.88%) OPNET
3 7 (2.88%) Puppet
3 7 (2.88%) Cacti
4 6 (2.47%) OpenView
5 4 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.82%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.82%) Ansible
6 2 (0.82%) Salt
6 2 (0.82%) Munin
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.41%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 51 (20.99%) Oracle
2 34 (13.99%) Microsoft
3 28 (11.52%) Cisco
4 26 (10.70%) VMware
5 17 (7.00%) Red Hat
6 13 (5.35%) Sun
7 11 (4.53%) HP
7 11 (4.53%) Juniper
8 9 (3.70%) Atlassian
8 9 (3.70%) Perforce
9 5 (2.06%) NetApp
9 5 (2.06%) EMC
9 5 (2.06%) SAP
9 5 (2.06%) Sybase
10 4 (1.65%) Coverity
11 3 (1.23%) Business Objects
12 2 (0.82%) Dell
12 2 (0.82%) Isilon
12 2 (0.82%) Tableau
13 1 (0.41%) Foundry
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, East Anglia
University of Cambridge
Salary: £34,233 - £45,954
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45k-50k + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 55k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Base+Prospects
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum Best Training + Stock Options + More
Posted: 5 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50k - 70k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Millingham Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Hinxton, Cambridge, South East, United Kingdom
EMBL
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Hinxton, Cambridge, South East, United Kingdom
EMBL
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 12 days ago