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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 37 19 27
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +8
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 81 198 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.59% 11.20% 9.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.28% 33.11% 26.98%
Number of salaries quoted 56 127 132
Average salary £46,250 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £25,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
443 598 593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 30.59% 33.82% 34.82%
Number of salaries quoted 366 487 528
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 30 June 2015.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Cambridge

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 122 (64.89%) Linux
2 80 (42.55%) Java
3 76 (40.43%) Python
4 70 (37.23%) SQL
5 68 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
6 61 (32.45%) Perl
7 58 (30.85%) C++
8 53 (28.19%) Windows
9 44 (23.40%) Tomcat
10 42 (22.34%) Oracle
11 38 (20.21%) Scrum
12 34 (18.09%) Degree
13 32 (17.02%) Finance
13 32 (17.02%) Software Engineering
13 32 (17.02%) C
14 29 (15.43%) Bash Shell
15 26 (13.83%) VMware
16 24 (12.77%) J2EE
16 24 (12.77%) OO
17 23 (12.23%) Red Hat
18 22 (11.70%) Solaris
18 22 (11.70%) Apache
18 22 (11.70%) Computer Science
18 22 (11.70%) Git (software)
19 21 (11.17%) WorldPay
20 20 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
20 20 (10.64%) DNS
21 19 (10.11%) Cisco
21 19 (10.11%) XML
22 18 (9.57%) TDD

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 44 (23.40%) Tomcat
2 22 (11.70%) Apache
3 10 (5.32%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.66%) IIS
4 5 (2.66%) JBoss
4 5 (2.66%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.60%) Zope
5 3 (1.60%) Plone
6 2 (1.06%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.06%) SAS
6 2 (1.06%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.53%) Confluence
7 1 (0.53%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (2.66%) MS Office
1 5 (2.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.64%) DNS
2 17 (9.04%) TCP/IP
2 17 (9.04%) Internet
3 16 (8.51%) Firewall
4 12 (6.38%) DHCP
5 9 (4.79%) HTTP
6 8 (4.26%) LDAP
7 7 (3.72%) VPN
7 7 (3.72%) MPLS
7 7 (3.72%) Network Security
8 6 (3.19%) SAN
9 5 (2.66%) Intranet
9 5 (2.66%) SSL
9 5 (2.66%) SDH
9 5 (2.66%) DWDM
10 4 (2.13%) NAS
11 3 (1.60%) IP Telephony
12 2 (1.06%) SSH
12 2 (1.06%) SMTP
12 2 (1.06%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.98%) MySQL
2 5 (2.66%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.60%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.06%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.06%) Spotfire
4 2 (1.06%) QlikView
4 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.06%) Text Mining
4 2 (1.06%) Big Data
5 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (11.70%) Git (software)
2 16 (8.51%) JIRA
3 12 (6.38%) Jenkins
4 11 (5.85%) Selenium
5 10 (5.32%) Subversion
6 6 (3.19%) CruiseControl
6 6 (3.19%) TeamCity
6 6 (3.19%) GCC
7 5 (2.66%) Bugzilla
7 5 (2.66%) Visual Studio
8 4 (2.13%) HP UFT
8 4 (2.13%) SCons
9 3 (1.60%) QADirector
9 3 (1.60%) FitNesse
10 2 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.06%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.53%) TestNG
11 1 (0.53%) JMeter
11 1 (0.53%) Ant
11 1 (0.53%) JUnit
General
1 32 (17.02%) Finance
2 13 (6.91%) Electronics
3 12 (6.38%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.26%) Manufacturing
4 8 (4.26%) Marketing
5 4 (2.13%) Automotive
6 2 (1.06%) Military
6 2 (1.06%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 39 (20.74%) Developer
2 32 (17.02%) Administrator
3 30 (15.96%) Software Engineer
4 29 (15.43%) Systems Administrator
5 22 (11.70%) Linux Administrator
6 19 (10.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 19 (10.11%) Architect
7 18 (9.57%) Java Developer
8 14 (7.45%) Solutions Architect
8 14 (7.45%) UNIX Administrator
9 12 (6.38%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 12 (6.38%) Software Developer
10 10 (5.32%) Consultant
11 9 (4.79%) Tester
12 8 (4.26%) Analyst
12 8 (4.26%) C++ Developer
12 8 (4.26%) Java Engineer
13 7 (3.72%) Network Engineer
13 7 (3.72%) Test Engineer
14 6 (3.19%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (12.77%) J2EE
2 19 (10.11%) XML
3 15 (7.98%) SOAP
4 12 (6.38%) HTML
4 12 (6.38%) J2SE
4 12 (6.38%) Web Services
5 11 (5.85%) RESTful
6 7 (3.72%) STL
7 6 (3.19%) CSS
7 6 (3.19%) JSP
7 6 (3.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 6 (3.19%) Spring
8 5 (2.66%) WSDL
9 4 (2.13%) POSIX
10 3 (1.60%) REST
11 2 (1.06%) Direct3D
11 2 (1.06%) D3.js
11 2 (1.06%) FastCGI
11 2 (1.06%) OpenCL
11 2 (1.06%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.70%) Computer Science
2 11 (5.85%) Management Information System
2 11 (5.85%) Clustering
3 9 (4.79%) Mathematics
4 7 (3.72%) Visualisation
5 6 (3.19%) PKI
5 6 (3.19%) User Experience
6 5 (2.66%) Internet of Things
6 5 (2.66%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.13%) Cryptography
7 4 (2.13%) DTV
8 3 (1.60%) Physics
9 2 (1.06%) Statistics
9 2 (1.06%) Informatics
9 2 (1.06%) Wiki
9 2 (1.06%) Replication
9 2 (1.06%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.06%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 122 (64.89%) Linux
2 53 (28.19%) Windows
3 22 (11.70%) Solaris
4 15 (7.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (4.79%) Oracle Linux
5 9 (4.79%) Debian
6 8 (4.26%) CentOS
7 6 (3.19%) Mac OS X
8 5 (2.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (2.13%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.60%) Android
10 3 (1.60%) AIX
10 3 (1.60%) HPUX
10 3 (1.60%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.60%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.60%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.53%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (20.21%) Scrum
3 32 (17.02%) Software Engineering
4 24 (12.77%) OO
5 18 (9.57%) TDD
6 16 (8.51%) Automated Testing
6 16 (8.51%) Load Balancing
6 16 (8.51%) Test Scripting
7 15 (7.98%) UML
8 14 (7.45%) ITIL
8 14 (7.45%) Project Management
9 13 (6.91%) Multithreading
10 11 (5.85%) OOD
10 11 (5.85%) SDLC
11 10 (5.32%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (5.32%) Unit Testing
12 9 (4.79%) Software Testing
12 9 (4.79%) Test Automation
12 9 (4.79%) OOA/OOD
12 9 (4.79%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 80 (42.55%) Java
2 76 (40.43%) Python
3 70 (37.23%) SQL
4 61 (32.45%) Perl
5 58 (30.85%) C++
6 32 (17.02%) C
7 29 (15.43%) Bash Shell
8 15 (7.98%) PHP
9 14 (7.45%) JavaScript
10 7 (3.72%) Ruby
11 6 (3.19%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.13%) PowerShell
12 4 (2.13%) C#
13 3 (1.60%) Embedded C
13 3 (1.60%) Embedded C++
14 2 (1.06%) MATLAB
14 2 (1.06%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.06%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.06%) VBA
14 2 (1.06%) R
Qualifications
1 34 (18.09%) Degree
2 5 (2.66%) ISEB
3 4 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.60%) PhD
4 3 (1.60%) LPIC
5 2 (1.06%) RHCE
5 2 (1.06%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.53%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.53%) CISA
6 1 (0.53%) CISM
6 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.53%) CCNP
6 1 (0.53%) CCNA
6 1 (0.53%) CISSP
6 1 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.45%) QA
2 5 (2.66%) SLA
3 2 (1.06%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 20 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.79%) vSphere
3 7 (3.72%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.66%) vCloud
5 3 (1.60%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.06%) Postfix
6 2 (1.06%) Firmware
6 2 (1.06%) Xen
6 2 (1.06%) KVM
6 2 (1.06%) iptables
6 2 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (8.51%) Puppet
2 11 (5.85%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.72%) Ansible
3 7 (3.72%) Nagios
3 7 (3.72%) OPNET
3 7 (3.72%) Cacti
4 6 (3.19%) OpenView
5 4 (2.13%) SCCM
6 3 (1.60%) Salt
7 2 (1.06%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 42 (22.34%) Oracle
2 26 (13.83%) VMware
3 23 (12.23%) Red Hat
4 21 (11.17%) WorldPay
5 19 (10.11%) Cisco
6 14 (7.45%) Juniper
7 11 (5.85%) Microsoft
8 10 (5.32%) Sun
9 9 (4.79%) HP
9 9 (4.79%) Perforce
9 9 (4.79%) Atlassian
10 6 (3.19%) CheckPoint
11 4 (2.13%) NetApp
11 4 (2.13%) Autodesk
11 4 (2.13%) SAP
11 4 (2.13%) Coverity
11 4 (2.13%) PTC
12 3 (1.60%) EMC
13 2 (1.06%) Business Objects
13 2 (1.06%) Dell
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