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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 34 21 30
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 3 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 1.85% 7.41% 0.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.33% 14.46% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 1
Average salary £80,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
36 83 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 22.22% 51.23% 25.41%
Number of salaries quoted 34 75 21
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £37,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Law
2 7 (87.50%) SCOM
3 6 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (75.00%) Supplier Management
3 6 (75.00%) ITIL
3 6 (75.00%) Citrix
4 5 (62.50%) Legal
5 3 (37.50%) SCCM
6 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (25.00%) People Management
6 2 (25.00%) Service Management
6 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (25.00%) Project Management
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (12.50%) RHCE
7 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (12.50%) MCSE
7 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 1 (12.50%) SLA
7 1 (12.50%) Cisco
7 1 (12.50%) AIX
7 1 (12.50%) HPUX
7 1 (12.50%) Solaris
7 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
7 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (12.50%) Debian
7 1 (12.50%) Fedora
7 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 (12.50%) MS Excel
General
1 7 (87.50%) Law
2 5 (62.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Head of Operations
2 2 (25.00%) Head of Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Head of Network Operations
2 2 (25.00%) Server Support
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Support
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
1 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) AIX
4 1 (12.50%) HPUX
4 1 (12.50%) Solaris
4 1 (12.50%) Debian
4 1 (12.50%) Fedora
4 1 (12.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (75.00%) Supplier Management
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) People Management
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) RHCE
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) SCOM
2 3 (37.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco