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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 24 31 18
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 122 112 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 8.19% 7.42% 11.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.69% 21.50% 31.04%
Number of salaries quoted 88 82 180
Average salary £45,000 £43,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,704 £33,050 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £67,000 £50,250
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
515 521 683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 34.59% 34.50% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 434 434 578
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,750 £25,548
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,500 £63,750
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 5 March 2015.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Cambridge

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 137 (57.56%) Linux
2 114 (47.90%) SQL
3 108 (45.38%) Java
4 96 (40.34%) Agile Software Development
5 80 (33.61%) C++
5 80 (33.61%) Windows
6 77 (32.35%) Python
6 77 (32.35%) Software Engineering
7 75 (31.51%) Degree
8 61 (25.63%) Perl
9 57 (23.95%) Oracle
10 48 (20.17%) Computer Science
11 41 (17.23%) Finance
12 40 (16.81%) Internet
13 38 (15.97%) C
14 36 (15.13%) Tomcat
15 35 (14.71%) OO
16 34 (14.29%) JavaScript
16 34 (14.29%) Microsoft
17 31 (13.03%) Git (software)
18 30 (12.61%) XML
19 29 (12.18%) Scrum
20 28 (11.76%) Solaris
21 26 (10.92%) Apache
21 26 (10.92%) PHP
21 26 (10.92%) Cisco
21 26 (10.92%) Mathematics
22 25 (10.50%) OOD
23 24 (10.08%) QA
24 22 (9.24%) HTML

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (15.13%) Tomcat
2 26 (10.92%) Apache
3 10 (4.20%) IIS
4 7 (2.94%) OpenStack
5 6 (2.52%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.52%) CloudStack
6 5 (2.10%) JBoss
7 4 (1.68%) Lync
8 3 (1.26%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.84%) SAS
9 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.42%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (6.30%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.42%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.52%) SaaS
2 3 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (16.81%) Internet
2 18 (7.56%) TCP/IP
3 16 (6.72%) DNS
4 14 (5.88%) DHCP
5 10 (4.20%) Firewall
6 7 (2.94%) iSCSI
6 7 (2.94%) MPLS
6 7 (2.94%) HTTP
7 6 (2.52%) Intranet
7 6 (2.52%) NAS
8 5 (2.10%) Network Security
8 5 (2.10%) DWDM
8 5 (2.10%) VPN
8 5 (2.10%) SDH
9 4 (1.68%) LDAP
9 4 (1.68%) SNMP
9 4 (1.68%) LAN
9 4 (1.68%) VoIP
9 4 (1.68%) WAN
9 4 (1.68%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.30%) MySQL
2 6 (2.52%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.52%) QlikView
2 6 (2.52%) Spotfire
3 3 (1.26%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.84%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.84%) Text Mining
4 2 (0.84%) Big Data
4 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.84%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 31 (13.03%) Git (software)
2 16 (6.72%) JIRA
3 13 (5.46%) Jenkins
4 12 (5.04%) Selenium
5 9 (3.78%) Subversion
5 9 (3.78%) Visual Studio
6 7 (2.94%) TestNG
6 7 (2.94%) JUnit
7 6 (2.52%) WebDriver
8 5 (2.10%) Oracle APEX
8 5 (2.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (2.10%) TeamCity
8 5 (2.10%) CruiseControl
8 5 (2.10%) JMeter
8 5 (2.10%) Ant
9 4 (1.68%) GCC
10 3 (1.26%) SCons
10 3 (1.26%) Bugzilla
11 2 (0.84%) Maven
11 2 (0.84%) QADirector
General
1 41 (17.23%) Finance
2 16 (6.72%) Electronics
3 10 (4.20%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.20%) Multimedia
4 4 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (1.68%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.26%) Marketing
5 3 (1.26%) Billing
5 3 (1.26%) Games
5 3 (1.26%) Military
6 1 (0.42%) Banking
6 1 (0.42%) Automotive
6 1 (0.42%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 54 (22.69%) Software Engineer
2 40 (16.81%) Developer
3 30 (12.61%) Administrator
4 23 (9.66%) Systems Administrator
5 22 (9.24%) Consultant
6 18 (7.56%) Java Developer
6 18 (7.56%) Analyst
7 15 (6.30%) Junior
8 14 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
9 13 (5.46%) Senior Software Engineer
10 12 (5.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 12 (5.04%) Java Engineer
11 11 (4.62%) Software Developer
11 11 (4.62%) Architect
11 11 (4.62%) Support Engineer
12 9 (3.78%) UNIX Administrator
12 9 (3.78%) Implementation Consultant
12 9 (3.78%) Test Engineer
12 9 (3.78%) Lead Developer
13 8 (3.36%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (12.61%) XML
2 22 (9.24%) HTML
3 16 (6.72%) CSS
4 13 (5.46%) J2EE
5 11 (4.62%) SOAP
6 10 (4.20%) Direct3D
6 10 (4.20%) OpenCL
6 10 (4.20%) OpenGL ES
7 9 (3.78%) JSP
8 8 (3.36%) .NET
9 6 (2.52%) STL
10 5 (2.10%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 5 (2.10%) Direct3D Mobile
10 5 (2.10%) OpenGL
10 5 (2.10%) DirectX
10 5 (2.10%) Web Services
11 4 (1.68%) J2SE
11 4 (1.68%) FastCGI
12 3 (1.26%) Spring
12 3 (1.26%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 48 (20.17%) Computer Science
2 26 (10.92%) Mathematics
3 18 (7.56%) Management Information System
4 15 (6.30%) Cryptography
5 12 (5.04%) Internet of Things
5 12 (5.04%) PKI
6 11 (4.62%) Wiki
6 11 (4.62%) Embedded Systems
7 10 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (3.36%) Clustering
8 8 (3.36%) Open Source
9 6 (2.52%) User Experience
9 6 (2.52%) Informatics
9 6 (2.52%) Statistics
10 5 (2.10%) GPGPU
10 5 (2.10%) Verilog
10 5 (2.10%) Device Driver
10 5 (2.10%) 3D Graphics
11 4 (1.68%) Visualisation
11 4 (1.68%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 137 (57.56%) Linux
2 80 (33.61%) Windows
3 28 (11.76%) Solaris
4 10 (4.20%) Android
5 9 (3.78%) Windows 7
6 7 (2.94%) CentOS
6 7 (2.94%) Windows 8
7 5 (2.10%) AIX
7 5 (2.10%) HPUX
8 4 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.26%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.26%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.26%) Debian
10 2 (0.84%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.84%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (40.34%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (32.35%) Software Engineering
3 35 (14.71%) OO
4 29 (12.18%) Scrum
5 25 (10.50%) OOD
6 21 (8.82%) Automated Testing
7 19 (7.98%) TDD
8 18 (7.56%) Test Scripting
9 17 (7.14%) Manual Testing
10 16 (6.72%) ITIL
11 15 (6.30%) Service Delivery
12 14 (5.88%) Workflow
12 14 (5.88%) Software Testing
12 14 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (5.46%) Information Security
14 12 (5.04%) Data Protection
15 11 (4.62%) Multithreading
16 10 (4.20%) Project Management
16 10 (4.20%) Data Security
16 10 (4.20%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 114 (47.90%) SQL
2 108 (45.38%) Java
3 80 (33.61%) C++
4 77 (32.35%) Python
5 61 (25.63%) Perl
6 38 (15.97%) C
7 34 (14.29%) JavaScript
8 26 (10.92%) PHP
9 22 (9.24%) Bash Shell
10 20 (8.40%) C#
11 10 (4.20%) Shell Script
11 10 (4.20%) PowerShell
12 8 (3.36%) Ruby
13 7 (2.94%) PL/SQL
14 5 (2.10%) Assembly Language
14 5 (2.10%) VBA
15 2 (0.84%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.84%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.84%) R
16 1 (0.42%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 75 (31.51%) Degree
2 8 (3.36%) VCP4
3 4 (1.68%) ISEB
3 4 (1.68%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.68%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.84%) CISSP
5 1 (0.42%) MOS
5 1 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.42%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.42%) CCNP
5 1 (0.42%) CCNA
5 1 (0.42%) MCSE
5 1 (0.42%) MCSA
5 1 (0.42%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.08%) QA
2 12 (5.04%) SLA
3 11 (4.62%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 12 (5.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.94%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.10%) vSphere
3 5 (2.10%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.68%) Firmware
5 2 (0.84%) NFS
5 2 (0.84%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 10 (4.20%) SCCM
2 9 (3.78%) Puppet
2 9 (3.78%) Nagios
3 7 (2.94%) Cacti
3 7 (2.94%) OPNET
4 6 (2.52%) OpenView
5 4 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.26%) Munin
7 2 (0.84%) Salt
7 2 (0.84%) Ansible
8 1 (0.42%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 57 (23.95%) Oracle
2 34 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 26 (10.92%) Cisco
4 20 (8.40%) VMware
5 17 (7.14%) Sun
6 9 (3.78%) HP
7 8 (3.36%) Juniper
7 8 (3.36%) Red Hat
7 8 (3.36%) Perforce
7 8 (3.36%) Atlassian
8 6 (2.52%) Sybase
9 4 (1.68%) NetApp
10 3 (1.26%) Google
10 3 (1.26%) Coverity
10 3 (1.26%) EMC
10 3 (1.26%) SAP
10 3 (1.26%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.84%) Tableau
11 2 (0.84%) Isilon
12 1 (0.42%) Capita
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