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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 32 30 31
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 1 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 0.68% 2.50% 2.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.13% 8.16% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 4
Average salary £50,000 £31,450 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.98% -30.11%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,250 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.59% -0.61%
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
47 49 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 31.76% 30.63% 33.82%
Number of salaries quoted 39 42 58
Average salary £41,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.66% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 2 October 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%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Sun Certification
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Law
3 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (40.00%) SCOM
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) Shell Script

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (40.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Server Support
1 2 (40.00%) Support Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) Server Support Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) Server Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (60.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (40.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat