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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 36 30 22
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 129 141 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 5.62% 6.82% 10.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.14% 21.63% 31.40%
Number of salaries quoted 92 102 219
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £35,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
674 652 863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 29.37% 31.54% 32.99%
Number of salaries quoted 559 518 749
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 +3 125 £42,500 -5.55% 18
Peterborough +5 1 £45,000 +12.50%
St Neots - 1 £45,000 -
UNIX
East of England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 150 (56.18%) Linux
2 132 (49.44%) Java
3 127 (47.57%) SQL
4 105 (39.33%) Agile Software Development
5 99 (37.08%) Windows
6 96 (35.96%) Software Engineering
7 91 (34.08%) Python
8 87 (32.58%) Degree
9 75 (28.09%) C++
10 73 (27.34%) Perl
11 72 (26.97%) Oracle
12 53 (19.85%) Internet
12 53 (19.85%) Computer Science
13 47 (17.60%) Finance
14 45 (16.85%) OO
15 42 (15.73%) Tomcat
15 42 (15.73%) C
16 40 (14.98%) Microsoft
17 34 (12.73%) Mathematics
17 34 (12.73%) Git (software)
18 33 (12.36%) QA
18 33 (12.36%) Solaris
19 32 (11.99%) Apache
19 32 (11.99%) OOD
20 31 (11.61%) XML
21 29 (10.86%) HTML
21 29 (10.86%) JavaScript
22 28 (10.49%) Cisco
23 27 (10.11%) C#
24 25 (9.36%) Scrum

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 42 (15.73%) Tomcat
2 32 (11.99%) Apache
3 9 (3.37%) IIS
4 7 (2.62%) OpenStack
4 7 (2.62%) CloudStack
5 6 (2.25%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.25%) JBoss
6 3 (1.12%) Lync
6 3 (1.12%) Oracle Spatial
7 2 (0.75%) iPlanet
8 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.37%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.37%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.37%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (6.74%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.87%) MS Office
3 1 (0.37%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.37%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.25%) SaaS
2 5 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.37%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 53 (19.85%) Internet
2 21 (7.87%) TCP/IP
3 19 (7.12%) DNS
4 14 (5.24%) DHCP
4 14 (5.24%) iSCSI
5 11 (4.12%) NAS
5 11 (4.12%) WAN
6 9 (3.37%) SAN
6 9 (3.37%) Intranet
6 9 (3.37%) LAN
7 8 (3.00%) Firewall
8 7 (2.62%) FTP
8 7 (2.62%) HTTP
9 6 (2.25%) MPLS
9 6 (2.25%) SNMP
9 6 (2.25%) VoIP
9 6 (2.25%) VPN
9 6 (2.25%) SMTP
9 6 (2.25%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (2.25%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.99%) MySQL
2 9 (3.37%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.62%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.25%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (1.87%) QlikView
5 5 (1.87%) Spotfire
6 4 (1.50%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.75%) Sybase ASE
8 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.37%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.37%) HBase
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.37%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 34 (12.73%) Git (software)
2 18 (6.74%) JIRA
3 16 (5.99%) Subversion
4 14 (5.24%) Jenkins
5 13 (4.87%) Selenium
6 9 (3.37%) TestNG
6 9 (3.37%) JUnit
7 8 (3.00%) Ant
8 7 (2.62%) WebDriver
8 7 (2.62%) Visual Studio
9 5 (1.87%) Hudson
9 5 (1.87%) JMeter
10 4 (1.50%) Maven
10 4 (1.50%) CruiseControl
10 4 (1.50%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (1.50%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (1.12%) Bugzilla
12 2 (0.75%) GCC
12 2 (0.75%) SCons
General
1 47 (17.60%) Finance
2 17 (6.37%) Electronics
3 13 (4.87%) Multimedia
4 6 (2.25%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.25%) Military
4 6 (2.25%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.25%) Billing
5 4 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.12%) Games
7 2 (0.75%) Marketing
8 1 (0.37%) Banking
8 1 (0.37%) Advertising
8 1 (0.37%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 57 (21.35%) Software Engineer
2 41 (15.36%) Developer
3 33 (12.36%) Administrator
4 26 (9.74%) Systems Administrator
5 23 (8.61%) Consultant
5 23 (8.61%) Analyst
6 22 (8.24%) Java Developer
7 17 (6.37%) Senior Software Engineer
8 15 (5.62%) Support Engineer
9 14 (5.24%) Junior
9 14 (5.24%) Test Engineer
9 14 (5.24%) Linux Administrator
10 13 (4.87%) UNIX Administrator
11 12 (4.49%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 12 (4.49%) Applications Support
12 11 (4.12%) Java Engineer
12 11 (4.12%) Senior Developer
13 10 (3.75%) Support Analyst
13 10 (3.75%) Senior Support Analyst
13 10 (3.75%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (11.61%) XML
2 29 (10.86%) HTML
3 15 (5.62%) CSS
4 12 (4.49%) .NET
5 10 (3.75%) Direct3D
5 10 (3.75%) OpenCL
5 10 (3.75%) OpenGL ES
6 8 (3.00%) J2EE
7 7 (2.62%) CGI
8 6 (2.25%) JSP
8 6 (2.25%) SOAP
8 6 (2.25%) Web Services
9 5 (1.87%) Direct3D Mobile
9 5 (1.87%) Spring
9 5 (1.87%) OpenGL
9 5 (1.87%) DirectX
10 4 (1.50%) STL
10 4 (1.50%) FastCGI
11 3 (1.12%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 3 (1.12%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 53 (19.85%) Computer Science
2 34 (12.73%) Mathematics
3 21 (7.87%) Management Information System
3 21 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (6.74%) Cryptography
5 16 (5.99%) PKI
5 16 (5.99%) Wiki
6 13 (4.87%) Embedded Systems
7 12 (4.49%) Internet of Things
8 9 (3.37%) Open Source
9 8 (3.00%) Clustering
10 6 (2.25%) User Experience
11 5 (1.87%) GPGPU
11 5 (1.87%) Informatics
11 5 (1.87%) Statistics
11 5 (1.87%) Device Driver
11 5 (1.87%) 3D Graphics
11 5 (1.87%) Verilog
12 4 (1.50%) GIS
12 4 (1.50%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 150 (56.18%) Linux
2 99 (37.08%) Windows
3 33 (12.36%) Solaris
4 10 (3.75%) Android
4 10 (3.75%) CentOS
4 10 (3.75%) Windows 7
5 6 (2.25%) Ubuntu
5 6 (2.25%) Windows 8
6 5 (1.87%) HPUX
7 4 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.50%) AIX
8 3 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.12%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.75%) Debian
9 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (0.75%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (39.33%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (35.96%) Software Engineering
3 45 (16.85%) OO
4 32 (11.99%) OOD
5 25 (9.36%) Scrum
6 18 (6.74%) Information Security
6 18 (6.74%) Test Scripting
6 18 (6.74%) Automated Testing
7 17 (6.37%) TDD
8 16 (5.99%) Manual Testing
9 15 (5.62%) Service Delivery
10 14 (5.24%) ITIL
11 13 (4.87%) Multithreading
11 13 (4.87%) Software Testing
11 13 (4.87%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (4.87%) E-Commerce
12 12 (4.49%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (4.49%) Workflow
12 12 (4.49%) Data Protection
12 12 (4.49%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 132 (49.44%) Java
2 127 (47.57%) SQL
3 91 (34.08%) Python
4 75 (28.09%) C++
5 73 (27.34%) Perl
6 42 (15.73%) C
7 29 (10.86%) JavaScript
8 27 (10.11%) C#
9 24 (8.99%) Bash Shell
10 23 (8.61%) PHP
11 18 (6.74%) PowerShell
12 15 (5.62%) Shell Script
13 8 (3.00%) PL/SQL
14 7 (2.62%) Ruby
15 6 (2.25%) Bourne shell
16 5 (1.87%) Assembly Language
17 4 (1.50%) VBA
18 3 (1.12%) VBScript
19 2 (0.75%) T-SQL
20 1 (0.37%) R
Qualifications
1 87 (32.58%) Degree
2 10 (3.75%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.87%) ISTQB
3 5 (1.87%) ISEB
4 3 (1.12%) MOS
4 3 (1.12%) MCP
4 3 (1.12%) MCSE
4 3 (1.12%) MCSA
4 3 (1.12%) CCNA
4 3 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.12%) A+ Certification
5 2 (0.75%) CISSP
6 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.37%) CCNP
6 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (12.36%) QA
2 13 (4.87%) ISO 9000
3 11 (4.12%) SLA
4 1 (0.37%) JSP 440
System Software
1 16 (5.99%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (1.87%) vSphere
3 5 (1.87%) NFS
4 4 (1.50%) Firmware
5 2 (0.75%) Xen
5 2 (0.75%) Sendmail
5 2 (0.75%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.37%) Samba
Systems Management
1 11 (4.12%) Puppet
2 10 (3.75%) SCCM
3 7 (2.62%) Nagios
4 5 (1.87%) Cacti
4 5 (1.87%) OPNET
5 4 (1.50%) OpenView
5 4 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (1.12%) Munin
6 3 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.75%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.37%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 72 (26.97%) Oracle
2 40 (14.98%) Microsoft
3 28 (10.49%) Cisco
4 24 (8.99%) Sun
5 21 (7.87%) VMware
6 13 (4.87%) HP
7 10 (3.75%) Red Hat
7 10 (3.75%) Sybase
8 8 (3.00%) Perforce
9 6 (2.25%) EMC
9 6 (2.25%) Google
9 6 (2.25%) Isilon
10 5 (1.87%) Atlassian
10 5 (1.87%) Juniper
11 3 (1.12%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.12%) Apple
11 3 (1.12%) Nokia
11 3 (1.12%) Symantec
11 3 (1.12%) Citrix
11 3 (1.12%) Remedy
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