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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank - 28 36
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 0 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester - 2.50% 1.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 7.55% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Average salary - £31,450 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -42.81%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -1.23%
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
43 53 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 33.86% 33.13% 30.05%
Number of salaries quoted 37 45 53
Average salary £40,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 19 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Sun Certification
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Law
4 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (25.00%) SCOM
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (25.00%) Shell Script

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Server Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (75.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
Colchester, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago