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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 35 33 41
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 164 161 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 6.63% 7.06% 6.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.52% 21.44% 19.73%
Number of salaries quoted 86 122 124
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
762 751 902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 30.79% 32.92% 30.80%
Number of salaries quoted 611 650 757
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 0 144 £43,500 +8.75% 10
Peterborough +6 1 £57,500 +82.82%
UNIX
East of England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 187 (52.53%) Linux
2 159 (44.66%) Java
3 137 (38.48%) SQL
4 122 (34.27%) Python
5 117 (32.87%) Perl
6 100 (28.09%) Degree
7 94 (26.40%) Oracle
8 89 (25.00%) Windows
8 89 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 85 (23.88%) Software Engineering
10 72 (20.22%) OO
11 67 (18.82%) Tomcat
12 66 (18.54%) Internet
13 63 (17.70%) Red Hat
14 62 (17.42%) Computer Science
15 60 (16.85%) Finance
16 58 (16.29%) Solaris
17 55 (15.45%) Git (software)
18 53 (14.89%) QA
18 53 (14.89%) Mathematics
19 46 (12.92%) C++
19 46 (12.92%) Sun
20 45 (12.64%) C
21 42 (11.80%) Bash Shell
22 41 (11.52%) OOD
23 39 (10.96%) CentOS
24 38 (10.67%) Shell Script
25 35 (9.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 34 (9.55%) E-Commerce
26 34 (9.55%) HTML

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 67 (18.82%) Tomcat
2 31 (8.71%) Apache
3 11 (3.09%) OpenStack
3 11 (3.09%) CloudStack
4 6 (1.69%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.40%) Oracle Spatial
6 4 (1.12%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (0.84%) IIS
8 2 (0.56%) Documentum
8 2 (0.56%) iPlanet
8 2 (0.56%) CMS
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.28%) GlassFish
Applications
1 9 (2.53%) MS Office
2 7 (1.97%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 12 (3.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.84%) Route 53
2 3 (0.84%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (18.54%) Internet
2 20 (5.62%) TCP/IP
3 11 (3.09%) DNS
3 11 (3.09%) Intranet
4 10 (2.81%) Firewall
5 9 (2.53%) SSL
6 7 (1.97%) WAN
7 6 (1.69%) DHCP
8 5 (1.40%) 3GPP
8 5 (1.40%) OSPF
8 5 (1.40%) BGP
8 5 (1.40%) LTE
8 5 (1.40%) NAS
9 4 (1.12%) iSCSI
9 4 (1.12%) Radio Access Network
9 4 (1.12%) VLAN
9 4 (1.12%) LDAP
9 4 (1.12%) IPv6
9 4 (1.12%) VPN
10 3 (0.84%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (9.27%) MySQL
2 11 (3.09%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.40%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.40%) Hadoop
3 5 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (1.12%) DB2
4 4 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.56%) 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 55 (15.45%) Git (software)
2 31 (8.71%) Subversion
3 30 (8.43%) JIRA
4 16 (4.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 15 (4.21%) Selenium
6 8 (2.25%) Bugzilla
7 7 (1.97%) Jenkins
8 6 (1.69%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (1.69%) FitNesse
9 4 (1.12%) Maven
9 4 (1.12%) JUnit
10 3 (0.84%) TestNG
10 3 (0.84%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.28%) Valgrind
11 1 (0.28%) Hudson
11 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
General
1 60 (16.85%) Finance
2 33 (9.27%) Electronics
3 27 (7.58%) Telecoms
3 27 (7.58%) Manufacturing
4 16 (4.49%) Marketing
5 10 (2.81%) Multimedia
6 8 (2.25%) Military
7 3 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.56%) Advertising
9 1 (0.28%) Games
9 1 (0.28%) Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (18.82%) Developer
2 63 (17.70%) Systems Administrator
3 60 (16.85%) Support Engineer
4 56 (15.73%) Administrator
5 46 (12.92%) Software Engineer
6 42 (11.80%) Java Developer
7 34 (9.55%) Applications Support
8 31 (8.71%) UNIX Administrator
9 27 (7.58%) Linux Administrator
10 26 (7.30%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 26 (7.30%) Senior Developer
11 23 (6.46%) UNIX Systems Administrator
12 22 (6.18%) Senior Support Engineer
12 22 (6.18%) Technical Support
13 20 (5.62%) Analyst
13 20 (5.62%) Technical Engineer
13 20 (5.62%) Technical Support Engineer
13 20 (5.62%) Linux Engineer
14 19 (5.34%) Senior Software Engineer
15 16 (4.49%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (9.55%) HTML
2 26 (7.30%) XML
3 25 (7.02%) J2EE
4 12 (3.37%) CSS
5 11 (3.09%) CGI
6 10 (2.81%) jQuery
7 9 (2.53%) JSON
8 8 (2.25%) Ajax
8 8 (2.25%) .NET
8 8 (2.25%) JSP
8 8 (2.25%) Struts
9 5 (1.40%) OpenGL
9 5 (1.40%) DirectX
9 5 (1.40%) ActiveMQ
9 5 (1.40%) Direct3D
9 5 (1.40%) OpenCL
9 5 (1.40%) OpenGL ES
9 5 (1.40%) Direct3D Mobile
10 4 (1.12%) J2SE
10 4 (1.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 62 (17.42%) Computer Science
2 53 (14.89%) Mathematics
3 24 (6.74%) Wiki
4 20 (5.62%) Cryptography
5 18 (5.06%) Embedded Systems
6 17 (4.78%) PKI
7 15 (4.21%) Informatics
8 13 (3.65%) Management Information System
9 12 (3.37%) DTV
10 8 (2.25%) Open Source
11 7 (1.97%) Firmware
12 6 (1.69%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.69%) Statistics
13 5 (1.40%) GPGPU
13 5 (1.40%) LIMS
13 5 (1.40%) GIS
13 5 (1.40%) Device Driver
13 5 (1.40%) Streaming Media
13 5 (1.40%) 3D Graphics
14 4 (1.12%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 187 (52.53%) Linux
2 89 (25.00%) Windows
3 58 (16.29%) Solaris
4 39 (10.96%) CentOS
5 35 (9.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 30 (8.43%) Ubuntu
7 7 (1.97%) Android
7 7 (1.97%) Debian
8 5 (1.40%) AIX
9 4 (1.12%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (0.84%) SUSE
10 3 (0.84%) FreeBSD
10 3 (0.84%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.84%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.56%) 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 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (23.88%) Software Engineering
3 72 (20.22%) OO
4 41 (11.52%) OOD
5 34 (9.55%) E-Commerce
6 33 (9.27%) ITIL
7 28 (7.87%) Scrum
8 23 (6.46%) Test Automation
9 19 (5.34%) Bioinformatics
9 19 (5.34%) Information Security
9 19 (5.34%) DevOps
10 16 (4.49%) Multithreading
11 15 (4.21%) Software Testing
12 14 (3.93%) TDD
12 14 (3.93%) Test Scripting
13 13 (3.65%) Configuration Management
14 12 (3.37%) Programme Management
14 12 (3.37%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (3.37%) Digital Marketing
15 11 (3.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 159 (44.66%) Java
2 137 (38.48%) SQL
3 122 (34.27%) Python
4 117 (32.87%) Perl
5 46 (12.92%) C++
6 45 (12.64%) C
7 42 (11.80%) Bash Shell
8 38 (10.67%) Shell Script
9 29 (8.15%) C#
10 23 (6.46%) Bourne shell
11 22 (6.18%) JavaScript
12 10 (2.81%) PHP
13 7 (1.97%) MATLAB
13 7 (1.97%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.40%) AWK
14 5 (1.40%) Ruby
14 5 (1.40%) PL/SQL
15 4 (1.12%) Korn
16 2 (0.56%) XQuery
16 2 (0.56%) R
Qualifications
1 100 (28.09%) Degree
2 14 (3.93%) ISEB
3 12 (3.37%) Security Cleared
4 10 (2.81%) PhD
5 7 (1.97%) ISTQB
5 7 (1.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (1.40%) CCNA
6 5 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.12%) RHCE
8 3 (0.84%) A+ Certification
8 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.84%) MOS
8 3 (0.84%) MCP
8 3 (0.84%) MCSE
8 3 (0.84%) MCSA
9 1 (0.28%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.28%) CISSP
9 1 (0.28%) RHCA
9 1 (0.28%) MBA
9 1 (0.28%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (14.89%) QA
2 17 (4.78%) ISO 9000
3 6 (1.69%) JTAG
4 5 (1.40%) 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 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.69%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.84%) NFS
3 3 (0.84%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.56%) Sendmail
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.28%) vSphere
5 1 (0.28%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 15 (4.21%) Puppet
2 7 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (1.12%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.56%) CFEngine
6 2 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.56%) Nagios
7 1 (0.28%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.28%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 94 (26.40%) Oracle
2 63 (17.70%) Red Hat
3 46 (12.92%) Sun
4 34 (9.55%) Sybase
5 25 (7.02%) Microsoft
6 16 (4.49%) VMware
6 16 (4.49%) Atlassian
7 15 (4.21%) IBM
8 12 (3.37%) SAP
9 11 (3.09%) HP
10 10 (2.81%) Dell
10 10 (2.81%) Perforce
11 6 (1.69%) Symantec
12 3 (0.84%) Remedy
12 3 (0.84%) MKS
12 3 (0.84%) Cisco
12 3 (0.84%) NetApp
12 3 (0.84%) Nokia
12 3 (0.84%) CheckPoint
12 3 (0.84%) Apple
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