The first table below looks at the demand for UNIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Colchester region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 33 27 29
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 4 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 1.90% 2.76% 5.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.55% 7.84% 15.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 5
Average salary £45,000 £34,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Operating Systems Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
88 51 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 41.71% 35.17% 36.18%
Number of salaries quoted 80 38 61
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
UNIX
Essex

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

UNIX
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

UNIX Salary Trend in Colchester

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 23 (95.83%) Linux
2 20 (83.33%) Python
2 20 (83.33%) Perl
2 20 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 20 (83.33%) Change Management
2 20 (83.33%) Project Planning
3 16 (66.67%) Subversion
3 16 (66.67%) Scrum
4 14 (58.33%) Degree
4 14 (58.33%) Computer Science
5 11 (45.83%) Test Scripting
5 11 (45.83%) Test Automation
5 11 (45.83%) Software Testing
5 11 (45.83%) Tcl
5 11 (45.83%) Test Strategy
6 9 (37.50%) Android Development
6 9 (37.50%) PHP
6 9 (37.50%) C
6 9 (37.50%) C++
6 9 (37.50%) OO
6 9 (37.50%) IPv4
6 9 (37.50%) IPv6
6 9 (37.50%) TDD
6 9 (37.50%) Android
6 9 (37.50%) Software Architecture
6 9 (37.50%) Multithreading
7 7 (29.17%) Scalability Testing
7 7 (29.17%) Agilent
8 4 (16.67%) Windows
9 3 (12.50%) AIX

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 9 (37.50%) IPv4
2 9 (37.50%) IPv6
Development Applications
1 16 (66.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Test Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) C Developer
2 9 (37.50%) Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Administrator
3 3 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (12.50%) Server Administrator
3 3 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 3 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Linux Server Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Server Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (58.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 23 (95.83%) Linux
2 9 (37.50%) Android
3 4 (16.67%) Windows
4 3 (12.50%) AIX
4 3 (12.50%) HPUX
4 3 (12.50%) Solaris
4 3 (12.50%) Debian
4 3 (12.50%) Fedora
4 3 (12.50%) CentOS
4 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Change Management
1 20 (83.33%) Project Planning
2 16 (66.67%) Scrum
3 11 (45.83%) Test Scripting
3 11 (45.83%) Test Automation
3 11 (45.83%) Test Strategy
3 11 (45.83%) Software Testing
4 9 (37.50%) Android Development
4 9 (37.50%) Software Architecture
4 9 (37.50%) Multithreading
4 9 (37.50%) TDD
4 9 (37.50%) OO
5 7 (29.17%) Scalability Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) Perl
1 20 (83.33%) Python
2 11 (45.83%) Tcl
3 9 (37.50%) PHP
3 9 (37.50%) C
3 9 (37.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) MCSE
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.50%) RHCE
2 3 (12.50%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
1 1 (4.17%) SCOM
1 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Agilent
2 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.17%) Apple
3 1 (4.17%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix
3 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds