The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 36 36 30
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 39 29 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 6.17% 4.85% 6.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.94% 18.95% 18.71%
Number of salaries quoted 37 22 30
Average salary £40,000 £30,279 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.10% -13.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £27,500 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £56,798 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
UNIX
West Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
170 153 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 26.90% 25.59% 34.48%
Number of salaries quoted 158 113 155
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £26,600 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,785 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing UNIX across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

UNIX
Salary Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing UNIX across the Coventry region.

UNIX Salary Trend in Coventry

UNIX
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Coventry

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 35 (53.85%) Oracle
1 35 (53.85%) Finance
2 32 (49.23%) Windows
3 28 (43.08%) SQL
4 26 (40.00%) Linux
5 21 (32.31%) Solaris
6 20 (30.77%) Manual Testing
7 19 (29.23%) Shell Script
7 19 (29.23%) SAN
8 18 (27.69%) NetApp
9 17 (26.15%) Performance Tuning
10 16 (24.62%) Oracle Database
10 16 (24.62%) Java
11 15 (23.08%) HTML
11 15 (23.08%) Web Services
11 15 (23.08%) Tomcat
12 14 (21.54%) SQL Server
13 13 (20.00%) Mentoring
14 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (18.46%) VB
14 12 (18.46%) ISEB
15 11 (16.92%) Capacity Planning
16 10 (15.38%) Test Scripting
16 10 (15.38%) CommVault
16 10 (15.38%) IBM
16 10 (15.38%) C
16 10 (15.38%) Perl
17 9 (13.85%) Python
17 9 (13.85%) Korn
17 9 (13.85%) LAN

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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.

Application Platforms
1 15 (23.08%) Tomcat
2 6 (9.23%) GlassFish
3 5 (7.69%) MS Exchange
4 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) MS Office
3 1 (1.54%) MS Project
3 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.54%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (29.23%) SAN
2 9 (13.85%) LAN
2 9 (13.85%) WAN
2 9 (13.85%) TCP/IP
3 5 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (6.15%) VoIP
5 2 (3.08%) DHCP
5 2 (3.08%) Internet
5 2 (3.08%) DNS
6 1 (1.54%) Firewall
6 1 (1.54%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.54%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.62%) Oracle Database
2 14 (21.54%) SQL Server
3 6 (9.23%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.62%) MySQL
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.54%) DB2
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) JUnit
1 6 (9.23%) Maven
2 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.08%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (3.08%) LoadRunner
General
1 35 (53.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (29.23%) Analyst
2 12 (18.46%) Team Leader
3 11 (16.92%) UNIX Team Leader
4 10 (15.38%) Test Analyst
5 7 (10.77%) Software Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) Tester
7 5 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Consultant
7 5 (7.69%) Software Test Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Systems Test Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Test Leader
8 4 (6.15%) Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (4.62%) Systems Tester
9 3 (4.62%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Test Manager
9 3 (4.62%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) UNIX Consultant
9 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.08%) HTML
1 15 (23.08%) Web Services
2 8 (12.31%) J2EE
3 7 (10.77%) XML
4 6 (9.23%) EJB
4 6 (9.23%) REST
5 5 (7.69%) JMS
5 5 (7.69%) Java EE
6 2 (3.08%) Middleware
6 2 (3.08%) XSD
6 2 (3.08%) XSLT
7 1 (1.54%) .NET
7 1 (1.54%) SAP Basis
7 1 (1.54%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.08%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.54%) Clustering
3 1 (1.54%) Statistics
3 1 (1.54%) FMCG
3 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.54%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 32 (49.23%) Windows
2 26 (40.00%) Linux
3 21 (32.31%) Solaris
4 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (7.69%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.08%) AIX
7 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.77%) Manual Testing
2 17 (26.15%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 11 (16.92%) Capacity Planning
5 10 (15.38%) Test Scripting
6 9 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (10.77%) Scrum
8 6 (9.23%) Software Engineering
8 6 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (9.23%) Kanban
9 5 (7.69%) Refactoring
9 5 (7.69%) People Management
10 4 (6.15%) Test Automation
10 4 (6.15%) Integration Testing
10 4 (6.15%) Data Transformation
10 4 (6.15%) Automation Testing
10 4 (6.15%) ITIL
11 3 (4.62%) ERP
11 3 (4.62%) Automated Testing
11 3 (4.62%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 28 (43.08%) SQL
2 19 (29.23%) Shell Script
3 16 (24.62%) Java
4 12 (18.46%) VB
5 10 (15.38%) Perl
5 10 (15.38%) C
6 9 (13.85%) Python
6 9 (13.85%) Korn
7 7 (10.77%) Ruby
8 6 (9.23%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.08%) PHP
9 2 (3.08%) VBScript
9 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.54%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 12 (18.46%) ISEB
2 3 (4.62%) Degree
3 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) NFS
1 5 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 5 (7.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.08%) Squid
4 1 (1.54%) RHEV
4 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) Puppet
2 5 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (7.69%) Nagios
2 5 (7.69%) OpenNMS
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.54%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 35 (53.85%) Oracle
2 18 (27.69%) NetApp
3 10 (15.38%) CommVault
3 10 (15.38%) IBM
4 9 (13.85%) Netezza
5 8 (12.31%) Veritas
6 4 (6.15%) HP
6 4 (6.15%) Cisco
7 3 (4.62%) Sybase
7 3 (4.62%) webMethods
7 3 (4.62%) VMware
7 3 (4.62%) LANDesk
8 2 (3.08%) Microsoft
8 2 (3.08%) Avaya
8 2 (3.08%) Software AG
9 1 (1.54%) Cognizant
9 1 (1.54%) EMC
9 1 (1.54%) Citrix
9 1 (1.54%) SAP
9 1 (1.54%) RedPrairie