The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 25 22 26
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 5 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 3.07% 9.14% 4.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.82% 29.31% 15.91%
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 6
Average salary £77,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
UNIX
Essex

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

Operating Systems Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
39 58 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 23.93% 31.18% 27.85%
Number of salaries quoted 33 46 38
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Colchester

UNIX
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Law
2 4 (80.00%) SCOM
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (60.00%) Supplier Management
3 3 (60.00%) Legal
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (40.00%) SCCM
5 1 (20.00%) People Management
5 1 (20.00%) Debian
5 1 (20.00%) Fedora
5 1 (20.00%) MCITP
5 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
5 1 (20.00%) CentOS
5 1 (20.00%) Service Management
5 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (20.00%) RHCE
5 1 (20.00%) MCSE
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) SLA
5 1 (20.00%) AIX
5 1 (20.00%) HPUX
5 1 (20.00%) Solaris

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (20.00%) MS Excel
General
1 4 (80.00%) Law
2 3 (60.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Server Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Server Support Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Support
2 1 (20.00%) Head of Operations
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Debian
3 1 (20.00%) Fedora
3 1 (20.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) HPUX
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (60.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (20.00%) People Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) RHCE
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) SCOM
2 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat