The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dunstable region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 4 10 14
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 41 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 38.32% 17.74% 6.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 87.23% 68.75% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 27 6 3
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.31% +2.50%
UNIX
Bedfordshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Dunstable
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
47 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 43.93% 25.81% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 33 11 6
Average salary £45,000 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.62% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £45,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

UNIX
Salary Trend in Dunstable

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

UNIX Salary Trend in Dunstable

UNIX
Salary Histogram in Dunstable

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX across the Dunstable region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Dunstable

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Dunstable 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 42 (97.67%) Oracle
2 38 (88.37%) Linux
3 36 (83.72%) Perl
4 33 (76.74%) Solaris
4 33 (76.74%) Oracle Database 11g
4 33 (76.74%) Bash Shell
4 33 (76.74%) Oracle Database
5 32 (74.42%) Performance Tuning
5 32 (74.42%) Oracle RAC
5 32 (74.42%) Data Guard
5 32 (74.42%) AWK
5 32 (74.42%) Oracle RMAN
6 29 (67.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 29 (67.44%) Configuration Management
6 29 (67.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 29 (67.44%) Capacity Planning
7 28 (65.12%) Korn
7 28 (65.12%) C-shell
7 28 (65.12%) Shell Script
8 26 (60.47%) Finance
9 24 (55.81%) Banking
10 19 (44.19%) Degree
11 18 (41.86%) Performance Monitoring
12 17 (39.53%) Oracle Application Server
13 12 (27.91%) RDBMS
13 12 (27.91%) Relational Database
14 11 (25.58%) Oracle9i Database
15 10 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
15 10 (23.26%) VMware
16 7 (16.28%) TOGAF

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Dunstable 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 17 (39.53%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (4.65%) IIS
2 2 (4.65%) Apache
2 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) SAN
2 3 (6.98%) Firewall
3 1 (2.33%) SSH
3 1 (2.33%) PuTTY
3 1 (2.33%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (76.74%) Oracle Database 11g
1 33 (76.74%) Oracle Database
2 12 (27.91%) Relational Database
2 12 (27.91%) RDBMS
3 11 (25.58%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (2.33%) Toad
General
1 26 (60.47%) Finance
2 24 (55.81%) Banking
3 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (76.74%) Administrator
2 32 (74.42%) UNIX Administrator
3 7 (16.28%) Architect
4 5 (11.63%) Technical Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (9.30%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 4 (9.30%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 4 (9.30%) Solaris Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) Middleware
2 3 (6.98%) HTML
3 2 (4.65%) .NET
3 2 (4.65%) CSS
4 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 38 (88.37%) Linux
2 33 (76.74%) Solaris
3 5 (11.63%) Windows
4 4 (9.30%) SUSE
4 4 (9.30%) Debian
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.65%) Windows 8
5 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (74.42%) Performance Tuning
2 29 (67.44%) Configuration Management
2 29 (67.44%) Capacity Planning
3 18 (41.86%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (16.28%) TOGAF
5 5 (11.63%) Data Security
6 4 (9.30%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.65%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (2.33%) Project Management
8 1 (2.33%) Software Licensing
8 1 (2.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 36 (83.72%) Perl
2 33 (76.74%) Bash Shell
3 32 (74.42%) AWK
4 28 (65.12%) Korn
4 28 (65.12%) C-shell
4 28 (65.12%) Shell Script
5 7 (16.28%) Python
6 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
7 3 (6.98%) SQL
8 2 (4.65%) VBScript
8 2 (4.65%) VB
8 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.65%) C
8 2 (4.65%) C++
8 2 (4.65%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (44.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (67.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (74.42%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (74.42%) Oracle RMAN
1 32 (74.42%) Data Guard
2 29 (67.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (9.30%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (97.67%) Oracle
2 10 (23.26%) VMware
3 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
4 6 (13.95%) Citrix
4 6 (13.95%) Cisco
5 4 (9.30%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.65%) Northgate