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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank - 31 31
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 0 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester - 0.66% 3.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 1.75% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 4
Average salary - £31,450 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -37.10%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
56 57 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 39.16% 37.50% 27.52%
Number of salaries quoted 49 49 47
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £47,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 2 September 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 (83.33%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) Puppet
3 3 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (50.00%) Sun Certification
3 3 (50.00%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (33.33%) SCOM
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
5 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 1 (16.67%) CentOS
5 1 (16.67%) RHCE
5 1 (16.67%) Service Management
5 1 (16.67%) MS Office
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (16.67%) Law
5 1 (16.67%) Debian
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) Fedora
5 1 (16.67%) MCITP
5 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Support
2 1 (16.67%) Support Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Server Support Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Server Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Server Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
1 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) AIX
4 1 (16.67%) HPUX
4 1 (16.67%) Solaris
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) Debian
4 1 (16.67%) Fedora
4 1 (16.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Sun Certification
3 1 (16.67%) MCITP
3 1 (16.67%) RHCE
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (33.33%) SCOM
3 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) Apple
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix