The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 33 23 19
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 130 204 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.16% 10.17% 10.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.96% 26.77% 27.06%
Number of salaries quoted 102 173 210
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
592 762 850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 32.60% 38.00% 40.13%
Number of salaries quoted 508 649 741
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
UNIX
Cambridgeshire

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 18 April 2014.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Cambridge

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 172 (64.91%) Linux
2 123 (46.42%) SQL
3 116 (43.77%) Java
4 99 (37.36%) Degree
5 98 (36.98%) Perl
6 94 (35.47%) Oracle
7 77 (29.06%) Windows
8 62 (23.40%) Python
9 61 (23.02%) Solaris
10 60 (22.64%) OO
11 59 (22.26%) Finance
12 56 (21.13%) Sun
13 52 (19.62%) Internet
13 52 (19.62%) Tomcat
13 52 (19.62%) Agile Software Development
14 50 (18.87%) Software Engineering
15 42 (15.85%) C
16 41 (15.47%) Sybase
17 34 (12.83%) C++
17 34 (12.83%) Relational Database
18 33 (12.45%) Mathematics
18 33 (12.45%) QA
19 31 (11.70%) Red Hat
19 31 (11.70%) J2EE
20 30 (11.32%) Telecoms
21 29 (10.94%) OOD
22 28 (10.57%) OOP
23 24 (9.06%) Scrum
24 22 (8.30%) Asset Management
24 22 (8.30%) CGI

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 52 (19.62%) Tomcat
2 21 (7.92%) WebLogic
3 19 (7.17%) Apache
4 5 (1.89%) IIS
5 3 (1.13%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.75%) CMS
6 2 (0.75%) Documentum
6 2 (0.75%) Lync
6 2 (0.75%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (1.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.13%) MS Office
3 2 (0.75%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.75%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.75%) SaaS
1 2 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 52 (19.62%) Internet
2 19 (7.17%) TCP/IP
3 9 (3.40%) Intranet
4 8 (3.02%) Firewall
4 8 (3.02%) VPN
5 7 (2.64%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (2.26%) DNS
6 6 (2.26%) SAN
7 4 (1.51%) LDAP
7 4 (1.51%) HTTP
8 3 (1.13%) LTE
8 3 (1.13%) DHCP
8 3 (1.13%) RTP
8 3 (1.13%) Wireless
9 2 (0.75%) 2G
9 2 (0.75%) 3G
9 2 (0.75%) 3GPP
9 2 (0.75%) VoIP
9 2 (0.75%) Network Security
9 2 (0.75%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (12.83%) Relational Database
2 12 (4.53%) MySQL
3 6 (2.26%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (1.89%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.51%) Oracle OWB
5 4 (1.51%) IDOL
5 4 (1.51%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (1.51%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.13%) Big Data
7 1 (0.38%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.38%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.38%) Text Mining
7 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (7.55%) Subversion
2 17 (6.42%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.02%) Selenium
4 4 (1.51%) ProC
4 4 (1.51%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (1.51%) Toad
4 4 (1.51%) JIRA
5 3 (1.13%) FitNesse
5 3 (1.13%) JMeter
6 2 (0.75%) Bugzilla
6 2 (0.75%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.75%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.38%) QADirector
7 1 (0.38%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.38%) Hudson
7 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.38%) SCons
7 1 (0.38%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.38%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.38%) CruiseControl
General
1 59 (22.26%) Finance
2 30 (11.32%) Telecoms
3 12 (4.53%) Advertising
4 10 (3.77%) Electronics
5 5 (1.89%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.13%) Marketing
6 3 (1.13%) Military
7 2 (0.75%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.38%) Games
8 1 (0.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 85 (32.08%) Developer
2 38 (14.34%) Java Developer
3 35 (13.21%) Support Engineer
4 34 (12.83%) Software Engineer
4 34 (12.83%) Consultant
5 23 (8.68%) Senior Developer
5 23 (8.68%) Administrator
6 21 (7.92%) Systems Administrator
7 17 (6.42%) Applications Support
8 16 (6.04%) Technical Support
8 16 (6.04%) Software Developer
9 15 (5.66%) Technical Support Engineer
9 15 (5.66%) Technical Engineer
10 14 (5.28%) Senior Software Engineer
11 13 (4.91%) Senior Support Engineer
12 12 (4.53%) Linux Engineer
12 12 (4.53%) Senior Consultant
13 11 (4.15%) Support Specialist
13 11 (4.15%) Test Engineer
14 10 (3.77%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (11.70%) J2EE
2 22 (8.30%) CGI
3 12 (4.53%) Java EE
4 10 (3.77%) XML
5 8 (3.02%) Web Services
6 7 (2.64%) HTML
7 6 (2.26%) SOAP
7 6 (2.26%) REST
8 5 (1.89%) CSS
9 4 (1.51%) JSP
9 4 (1.51%) Servlets
9 4 (1.51%) DOM
9 4 (1.51%) JSON
10 3 (1.13%) J2SE
11 2 (0.75%) Spring
11 2 (0.75%) JRules
11 2 (0.75%) Middleware
11 2 (0.75%) WebSphere MQ
11 2 (0.75%) WebCenter
11 2 (0.75%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.45%) Mathematics
2 22 (8.30%) Computer Science
3 20 (7.55%) GIS
4 18 (6.79%) Device Driver
4 18 (6.79%) Open Source
5 9 (3.40%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.02%) Cryptography
7 6 (2.26%) Wiki
8 5 (1.89%) Informatics
8 5 (1.89%) Firmware
8 5 (1.89%) Clustering
9 4 (1.51%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (1.51%) Biology
10 3 (1.13%) PKI
10 3 (1.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 3 (1.13%) ASIC
10 3 (1.13%) DTV
10 3 (1.13%) Handset
10 3 (1.13%) VHDL
10 3 (1.13%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 172 (64.91%) Linux
2 77 (29.06%) Windows
3 61 (23.02%) Solaris
4 18 (6.79%) CentOS
5 17 (6.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (6.04%) Ubuntu
7 10 (3.77%) Embedded Linux
8 8 (3.02%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (2.26%) Debian
10 3 (1.13%) Android
10 3 (1.13%) FreeBSD
10 3 (1.13%) SUSE
11 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone 8
12 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.38%) AIX
12 1 (0.38%) HPUX
12 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.38%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (22.64%) OO
2 52 (19.62%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (18.87%) Software Engineering
4 29 (10.94%) OOD
5 28 (10.57%) OOP
6 24 (9.06%) Scrum
7 22 (8.30%) Asset Management
7 22 (8.30%) Software Testing
8 21 (7.92%) Multithreading
9 20 (7.55%) Data Modelling
9 20 (7.55%) Six Sigma
10 16 (6.04%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (5.28%) TDD
12 13 (4.91%) Performance Management
13 12 (4.53%) Test Automation
13 12 (4.53%) Automated Testing
13 12 (4.53%) Business Analysis
14 11 (4.15%) E-Commerce
15 10 (3.77%) Test Strategy
16 8 (3.02%) Online Security
Programming Languages
1 123 (46.42%) SQL
2 116 (43.77%) Java
3 98 (36.98%) Perl
4 62 (23.40%) Python
5 42 (15.85%) C
6 34 (12.83%) C++
7 19 (7.17%) PL/SQL
8 17 (6.42%) Bash Shell
9 16 (6.04%) Shell Script
10 15 (5.66%) JavaScript
11 8 (3.02%) PHP
11 8 (3.02%) Ruby
12 7 (2.64%) Bourne shell
13 6 (2.26%) C#
14 4 (1.51%) OCaml
15 3 (1.13%) Assembly Language
16 2 (0.75%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.75%) XQuery
17 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
17 1 (0.38%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 99 (37.36%) Degree
2 6 (2.26%) ISEB
3 4 (1.51%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.13%) RHCE
5 1 (0.38%) MCTS
5 1 (0.38%) MCITP
5 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.38%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.38%) MCSE
5 1 (0.38%) MCP
5 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (12.45%) QA
2 7 (2.64%) PCI DSS
2 7 (2.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (2.26%) SLA
4 3 (1.13%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.38%) JTAG
System Software
1 13 (4.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.64%) XenServer
3 6 (2.26%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.51%) KVM
5 3 (1.13%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.75%) NFS
7 1 (0.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (3.02%) Puppet
2 5 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.89%) Nessus
3 2 (0.75%) Nagios
3 2 (0.75%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (0.75%) Control-M
3 2 (0.75%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.38%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 94 (35.47%) Oracle
2 56 (21.13%) Sun
3 41 (15.47%) Sybase
4 31 (11.70%) Red Hat
5 17 (6.42%) VMware
6 9 (3.40%) Juniper
7 8 (3.02%) HP
7 8 (3.02%) Symantec
8 7 (2.64%) Qualys
8 7 (2.64%) Fortinet
8 7 (2.64%) F5
8 7 (2.64%) Sourcefire
9 6 (2.26%) Microsoft
9 6 (2.26%) NetApp
10 4 (1.51%) BEA
10 4 (1.51%) Hitachi
10 4 (1.51%) Atlassian
11 3 (1.13%) SAP
11 3 (1.13%) Perforce
12 2 (0.75%) MKS
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Connectus
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Up to £40k & Excellent Corporate Benefits & Ca
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + including benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k (multiple roles) + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + including benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + shares + bonus + relocation + bene
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £27500 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
Posted: 6 days ago