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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 40 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 70 139 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.04% 7.70% 8.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.13% 22.31% 23.32%
Number of salaries quoted 54 82 101
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.00%
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
386 623 596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 27.79% 34.50% 37.99%
Number of salaries quoted 343 509 519
Average salary £43,900 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.39% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 4 September 2015.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Cambridge

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 107 (65.64%) Linux
2 75 (46.01%) Java
3 65 (39.88%) SQL
3 65 (39.88%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (30.67%) Apache
5 49 (30.06%) Python
6 47 (28.83%) Windows
7 46 (28.22%) Tomcat
8 38 (23.31%) Perl
9 34 (20.86%) Oracle
10 33 (20.25%) Finance
11 31 (19.02%) C++
12 30 (18.40%) Git (software)
13 29 (17.79%) Scrum
14 28 (17.18%) WorldPay
15 26 (15.95%) Red Hat
15 26 (15.95%) C
15 26 (15.95%) VMware
16 24 (14.72%) J2EE
17 23 (14.11%) Solaris
17 23 (14.11%) Software Engineering
17 23 (14.11%) Degree
17 23 (14.11%) VMware Infrastructure
18 22 (13.50%) Bash Shell
18 22 (13.50%) OO
19 21 (12.88%) DNS
20 20 (12.27%) Software Testing
20 20 (12.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 18 (11.04%) TDD
22 17 (10.43%) JIRA

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 50 (30.67%) Apache
2 46 (28.22%) Tomcat
3 9 (5.52%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.84%) Zope
4 3 (1.84%) Plone
4 3 (1.84%) JBoss
5 2 (1.23%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.61%) IIS
6 1 (0.61%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (4.91%) MS Office
2 3 (1.84%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (1.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.91%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.88%) DNS
2 17 (10.43%) Firewall
3 14 (8.59%) Internet
4 12 (7.36%) TCP/IP
5 11 (6.75%) LDAP
6 10 (6.13%) WAN
6 10 (6.13%) HTTP
7 9 (5.52%) LAN
8 8 (4.91%) SAN
9 6 (3.68%) VPN
10 5 (3.07%) DHCP
10 5 (3.07%) SSL
10 5 (3.07%) Network Security
11 4 (2.45%) SSH
11 4 (2.45%) FTP
12 3 (1.84%) Wireless
12 3 (1.84%) TETRA
13 2 (1.23%) IP Telephony
13 2 (1.23%) Intranet
13 2 (1.23%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.75%) MySQL
2 5 (3.07%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.45%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.23%) SQLite
4 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.23%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 30 (18.40%) Git (software)
2 17 (10.43%) JIRA
3 14 (8.59%) Selenium
4 8 (4.91%) Jenkins
5 7 (4.29%) HP UFT
6 6 (3.68%) Subversion
7 2 (1.23%) Bugzilla
7 2 (1.23%) FitNesse
7 2 (1.23%) GCC
7 2 (1.23%) QADirector
8 1 (0.61%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.61%) SCons
8 1 (0.61%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.61%) TestLink
8 1 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.61%) TestNG
8 1 (0.61%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.61%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.61%) Maven
8 1 (0.61%) JUnit
General
1 33 (20.25%) Finance
2 8 (4.91%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.68%) Electronics
3 6 (3.68%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.07%) Marketing
5 3 (1.84%) Automotive
6 1 (0.61%) Military
Job Titles
1 33 (20.25%) Developer
2 27 (16.56%) Administrator
3 21 (12.88%) Systems Administrator
4 20 (12.27%) Software Engineer
4 20 (12.27%) Java Developer
5 19 (11.66%) Linux Administrator
6 17 (10.43%) UNIX Administrator
7 16 (9.82%) Architect
8 15 (9.20%) Support Engineer
9 14 (8.59%) Analyst
9 14 (8.59%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 13 (7.98%) Solutions Architect
11 12 (7.36%) Test Analyst
11 12 (7.36%) UNIX Systems Administrator
12 11 (6.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 10 (6.13%) Software Developer
14 8 (4.91%) Java Engineer
15 7 (4.29%) Automation Analyst
15 7 (4.29%) DevOps Engineer
16 6 (3.68%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (14.72%) J2EE
2 17 (10.43%) SOAP
3 12 (7.36%) Web Services
4 11 (6.75%) XML
4 11 (6.75%) REST
5 10 (6.13%) RESTful
5 10 (6.13%) J2SE
6 9 (5.52%) HTML
7 7 (4.29%) Spring
8 6 (3.68%) POSIX
9 4 (2.45%) WSDL
9 4 (2.45%) STL
10 3 (1.84%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 2 (1.23%) Middleware
11 2 (1.23%) Hibernate
11 2 (1.23%) CSS
11 2 (1.23%) Java EE
12 1 (0.61%) JSON
12 1 (0.61%) Spring MVC
12 1 (0.61%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.20%) Computer Science
2 10 (6.13%) Clustering
2 10 (6.13%) User Experience
3 6 (3.68%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.07%) Wiki
5 4 (2.45%) Visualisation
5 4 (2.45%) PKI
5 4 (2.45%) Statistics
5 4 (2.45%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.45%) Internet of Things
6 3 (1.84%) Physics
6 3 (1.84%) DTV
6 3 (1.84%) GIS
6 3 (1.84%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.23%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.23%) e-Health
7 2 (1.23%) Life Science
7 2 (1.23%) Replication
7 2 (1.23%) Biology
7 2 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 107 (65.64%) Linux
2 47 (28.83%) Windows
3 23 (14.11%) Solaris
4 20 (12.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (7.36%) Mac OS X
6 10 (6.13%) Debian
7 8 (4.91%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (3.68%) CentOS
9 4 (2.45%) Ubuntu
9 4 (2.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.23%) AIX
10 2 (1.23%) HPUX
10 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.23%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.61%) SUSE
11 1 (0.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (39.88%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (17.79%) Scrum
3 23 (14.11%) Software Engineering
4 22 (13.50%) OO
5 20 (12.27%) Software Testing
6 18 (11.04%) TDD
7 17 (10.43%) Load Balancing
8 13 (7.98%) Test Automation
9 12 (7.36%) Multithreading
9 12 (7.36%) BDD
9 12 (7.36%) Configuration Management
10 11 (6.75%) Agile Testing
10 11 (6.75%) SDLC
11 10 (6.13%) Automated Testing
11 10 (6.13%) UML
12 9 (5.52%) OOD
12 9 (5.52%) Test Scripting
12 9 (5.52%) DevOps
13 8 (4.91%) Performance Analysis
13 8 (4.91%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 75 (46.01%) Java
2 65 (39.88%) SQL
3 49 (30.06%) Python
4 38 (23.31%) Perl
5 31 (19.02%) C++
6 26 (15.95%) C
7 22 (13.50%) Bash Shell
8 9 (5.52%) PHP
9 6 (3.68%) Embedded C
10 5 (3.07%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.45%) Ruby
12 3 (1.84%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.84%) Embedded C++
12 3 (1.84%) JavaScript
13 2 (1.23%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.61%) C#
14 1 (0.61%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 23 (14.11%) Degree
2 7 (4.29%) ISEB
2 7 (4.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (3.68%) RHCE
4 4 (2.45%) RHCA
4 4 (2.45%) PhD
5 3 (1.84%) LPIC
6 2 (1.23%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.61%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.61%) CISA
7 1 (0.61%) CISM
7 1 (0.61%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.36%) QA
2 3 (1.84%) JTAG
System Software
1 23 (14.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (7.98%) vSphere
3 9 (5.52%) Active Directory
4 5 (3.07%) vCloud
5 4 (2.45%) Dovecot
5 4 (2.45%) NFS
6 2 (1.23%) KVM
6 2 (1.23%) iptables
6 2 (1.23%) Xen
6 2 (1.23%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.23%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 15 (9.20%) Puppet
2 11 (6.75%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (4.29%) Ansible
4 2 (1.23%) HAProxy
4 2 (1.23%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.61%) Salt
Vendors
1 34 (20.86%) Oracle
2 28 (17.18%) WorldPay
3 26 (15.95%) Red Hat
3 26 (15.95%) VMware
4 12 (7.36%) Sun
5 8 (4.91%) Cisco
5 8 (4.91%) CheckPoint
6 6 (3.68%) Juniper
6 6 (3.68%) Atlassian
7 5 (3.07%) NetApp
7 5 (3.07%) Perforce
8 4 (2.45%) F5
9 3 (1.84%) PTC
9 3 (1.84%) Autodesk
9 3 (1.84%) Microsoft
9 3 (1.84%) SAP
10 2 (1.23%) HP
10 2 (1.23%) EMC
11 1 (0.61%) AppSense
11 1 (0.61%) Websense
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sanger Institute
Salary: £37845 - £48147 per annum + plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge
People Source
Salary: £30000 - £43750 per annum + bonus, 28 days holiday
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge
People Source
Salary: £30000 - £43750 per annum + bonus, 28 days holiday
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £46 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £65 - £75 per annum + 25% package
Posted: 21 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago