The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 36 32 40
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 161 158 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 6.48% 6.93% 6.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.94% 20.73% 20.22%
Number of salaries quoted 86 119 125
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £30,000 £29,325
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
UNIX
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
769 762 895
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 30.97% 33.42% 30.63%
Number of salaries quoted 620 658 750
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing UNIX across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

UNIX
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing UNIX across the Cambridgeshire region.

UNIX Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

UNIX
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

UNIX
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -2 141 £43,500 +8.75% 23
Peterborough +3 1 £57,500 +82.82% 2
UNIX
East of England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

1 184 (52.27%) Linux
2 160 (45.45%) Java
3 136 (38.64%) SQL
4 119 (33.81%) Python
5 114 (32.39%) Perl
6 98 (27.84%) Degree
7 94 (26.70%) Oracle
8 89 (25.28%) Windows
8 89 (25.28%) Agile Software Development
9 85 (24.15%) Software Engineering
10 71 (20.17%) OO
11 68 (19.32%) Tomcat
12 66 (18.75%) Internet
13 61 (17.33%) Computer Science
14 60 (17.05%) Finance
15 59 (16.76%) Red Hat
16 58 (16.48%) Solaris
17 54 (15.34%) Git (software)
18 53 (15.06%) QA
18 53 (15.06%) Mathematics
19 46 (13.07%) C++
19 46 (13.07%) Sun
20 45 (12.78%) C
21 42 (11.93%) Bash Shell
22 41 (11.65%) OOD
23 36 (10.23%) CentOS
24 35 (9.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 35 (9.94%) Shell Script
25 34 (9.66%) Sybase
26 33 (9.38%) HTML

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 68 (19.32%) Tomcat
2 30 (8.52%) Apache
3 11 (3.13%) OpenStack
3 11 (3.13%) CloudStack
4 6 (1.70%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.42%) Oracle Spatial
6 4 (1.14%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (0.85%) IIS
8 2 (0.57%) Documentum
8 2 (0.57%) iPlanet
8 2 (0.57%) CMS
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.28%) GlassFish
Applications
1 9 (2.56%) MS Office
2 7 (1.99%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 12 (3.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.85%) Route 53
3 3 (0.85%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (18.75%) Internet
2 20 (5.68%) TCP/IP
3 11 (3.13%) DNS
3 11 (3.13%) Intranet
4 10 (2.84%) Firewall
5 8 (2.27%) SSL
6 7 (1.99%) WAN
7 6 (1.70%) DHCP
8 5 (1.42%) 3GPP
8 5 (1.42%) OSPF
8 5 (1.42%) BGP
8 5 (1.42%) NAS
9 4 (1.14%) iSCSI
9 4 (1.14%) LTE
9 4 (1.14%) Radio Access Network
9 4 (1.14%) VLAN
9 4 (1.14%) LDAP
9 4 (1.14%) IPv6
9 4 (1.14%) VPN
10 3 (0.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (9.09%) MySQL
2 11 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.42%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.42%) Hadoop
3 5 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (1.14%) DB2
4 4 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.57%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.28%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.28%) Big Data
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 54 (15.34%) Git (software)
2 30 (8.52%) Subversion
2 30 (8.52%) JIRA
3 16 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 15 (4.26%) Selenium
5 8 (2.27%) Bugzilla
5 8 (2.27%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.70%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (1.70%) FitNesse
7 5 (1.42%) Maven
8 4 (1.14%) JUnit
9 3 (0.85%) TestNG
9 3 (0.85%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.28%) Valgrind
10 1 (0.28%) Hudson
10 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
General
1 60 (17.05%) Finance
2 32 (9.09%) Electronics
3 27 (7.67%) Manufacturing
4 26 (7.39%) Telecoms
5 16 (4.55%) Marketing
6 10 (2.84%) Multimedia
7 8 (2.27%) Military
8 3 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.57%) Advertising
10 1 (0.28%) Games
10 1 (0.28%) Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 66 (18.75%) Developer
2 60 (17.05%) Support Engineer
3 59 (16.76%) Systems Administrator
4 52 (14.77%) Administrator
5 45 (12.78%) Software Engineer
6 42 (11.93%) Java Developer
7 34 (9.66%) Applications Support
8 28 (7.95%) UNIX Administrator
9 25 (7.10%) Senior Developer
10 24 (6.82%) Linux Administrator
11 23 (6.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 22 (6.25%) Technical Support
12 22 (6.25%) Senior Support Engineer
13 20 (5.68%) Technical Engineer
13 20 (5.68%) UNIX Systems Administrator
13 20 (5.68%) Technical Support Engineer
13 20 (5.68%) Analyst
13 20 (5.68%) Linux Engineer
14 19 (5.40%) Senior Software Engineer
15 15 (4.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (9.38%) HTML
2 26 (7.39%) XML
3 25 (7.10%) J2EE
4 11 (3.13%) CSS
4 11 (3.13%) CGI
5 9 (2.56%) jQuery
6 8 (2.27%) JSON
6 8 (2.27%) .NET
6 8 (2.27%) JSP
6 8 (2.27%) Struts
7 7 (1.99%) Ajax
8 5 (1.42%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (1.42%) Direct3D
8 5 (1.42%) OpenCL
8 5 (1.42%) OpenGL ES
8 5 (1.42%) Direct3D Mobile
8 5 (1.42%) Web Services
8 5 (1.42%) OpenGL
8 5 (1.42%) DirectX
9 4 (1.14%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 61 (17.33%) Computer Science
2 53 (15.06%) Mathematics
3 24 (6.82%) Wiki
4 20 (5.68%) Cryptography
5 18 (5.11%) Embedded Systems
6 17 (4.83%) PKI
7 15 (4.26%) Informatics
8 13 (3.69%) Management Information System
9 12 (3.41%) DTV
10 8 (2.27%) Open Source
11 7 (1.99%) Firmware
12 6 (1.70%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.70%) Statistics
13 5 (1.42%) GPGPU
13 5 (1.42%) LIMS
13 5 (1.42%) GIS
13 5 (1.42%) Device Driver
13 5 (1.42%) Streaming Media
13 5 (1.42%) 3D Graphics
14 4 (1.14%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 184 (52.27%) Linux
2 89 (25.28%) Windows
3 58 (16.48%) Solaris
4 36 (10.23%) CentOS
5 35 (9.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 30 (8.52%) Ubuntu
7 7 (1.99%) Android
7 7 (1.99%) Debian
8 5 (1.42%) AIX
9 4 (1.14%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (0.85%) SUSE
10 3 (0.85%) FreeBSD
10 3 (0.85%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.85%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.57%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.28%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (25.28%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (24.15%) Software Engineering
3 71 (20.17%) OO
4 41 (11.65%) OOD
5 33 (9.38%) ITIL
6 31 (8.81%) E-Commerce
7 28 (7.95%) Scrum
8 23 (6.53%) Test Automation
9 20 (5.68%) DevOps
10 19 (5.40%) Information Security
11 18 (5.11%) Bioinformatics
12 16 (4.55%) Multithreading
13 14 (3.98%) Test Scripting
13 14 (3.98%) TDD
13 14 (3.98%) Software Testing
14 13 (3.69%) Configuration Management
15 12 (3.41%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (3.41%) Programme Management
15 12 (3.41%) Digital Marketing
16 11 (3.13%) UML
Programming Languages
1 160 (45.45%) Java
2 136 (38.64%) SQL
3 119 (33.81%) Python
4 114 (32.39%) Perl
5 46 (13.07%) C++
6 45 (12.78%) C
7 42 (11.93%) Bash Shell
8 35 (9.94%) Shell Script
9 29 (8.24%) C#
10 21 (5.97%) JavaScript
11 20 (5.68%) Bourne shell
12 10 (2.84%) PHP
13 7 (1.99%) MATLAB
13 7 (1.99%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.42%) AWK
14 5 (1.42%) Ruby
14 5 (1.42%) PL/SQL
15 4 (1.14%) Korn
16 2 (0.57%) XQuery
16 2 (0.57%) R
Qualifications
1 98 (27.84%) Degree
2 13 (3.69%) ISEB
3 12 (3.41%) Security Cleared
4 10 (2.84%) PhD
5 7 (1.99%) ISTQB
6 6 (1.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (1.42%) CCNA
7 5 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.14%) RHCE
9 3 (0.85%) A+ Certification
9 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.85%) MOS
9 3 (0.85%) MCP
9 3 (0.85%) MCSE
9 3 (0.85%) MCSA
10 1 (0.28%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.28%) CISSP
10 1 (0.28%) RHCA
10 1 (0.28%) MBA
10 1 (0.28%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (15.06%) QA
2 17 (4.83%) ISO 9000
3 6 (1.70%) JTAG
4 5 (1.42%) SLA
5 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.28%) TickIT
5 1 (0.28%) WAI
5 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.70%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.85%) NFS
3 3 (0.85%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.57%) Sendmail
4 2 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.28%) vSphere
5 1 (0.28%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 15 (4.26%) Puppet
2 8 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (1.14%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.57%) CFEngine
6 2 (0.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.28%) Nagios
7 1 (0.28%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.28%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 94 (26.70%) Oracle
2 59 (16.76%) Red Hat
3 46 (13.07%) Sun
4 34 (9.66%) Sybase
5 25 (7.10%) Microsoft
6 16 (4.55%) Atlassian
7 15 (4.26%) VMware
7 15 (4.26%) IBM
8 12 (3.41%) SAP
9 11 (3.13%) HP
10 10 (2.84%) Dell
10 10 (2.84%) Perforce
11 6 (1.70%) Symantec
12 3 (0.85%) Remedy
12 3 (0.85%) MKS
12 3 (0.85%) Cisco
12 3 (0.85%) NetApp
12 3 (0.85%) Nokia
12 3 (0.85%) CheckPoint
12 3 (0.85%) Apple
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