The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 19 21 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 4 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 3.74% 7.97% 9.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.05% 28.21% 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 4
Average salary £24,000 £42,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.85% +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UNIX
North East

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

Operating Systems Category
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
19 39 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 17.76% 28.26% 56.10%
Number of salaries quoted 18 36 23
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +15.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £21,225
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,000 £45,931
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

UNIX
Salary Trend in Durham

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

UNIX Salary Trend in Durham

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Durham 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 (66.67%) Java
1 8 (66.67%) Banking
2 7 (58.33%) Systems Analysis
2 7 (58.33%) Business Analysis
2 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 7 (58.33%) Computer Science
2 7 (58.33%) C
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle
3 4 (33.33%) OO
4 3 (25.00%) jQuery
4 3 (25.00%) MySQL
4 3 (25.00%) PHP
5 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (16.67%) MVC
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) OO PHP
6 1 (8.33%) Selenium
6 1 (8.33%) Symfony
6 1 (8.33%) PHP5
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) MooTools
6 1 (8.33%) Kohana
6 1 (8.33%) YAML
6 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
6 1 (8.33%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (8.33%) Open Source
6 1 (8.33%) PHPUnit
6 1 (8.33%) BDD
6 1 (8.33%) REST
6 1 (8.33%) Spring

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Durham 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) PHPUnit
General
1 8 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Consultant
2 7 (58.33%) Graduate
3 4 (33.33%) Software Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 2 (16.67%) PHP Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Relationships Manager
5 1 (8.33%) IT Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Account Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) MooTools
2 1 (8.33%) Kohana
2 1 (8.33%) YAML
2 1 (8.33%) REST
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) Spring
2 1 (8.33%) JSON
2 1 (8.33%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Systems Analysis
1 7 (58.33%) Business Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (16.67%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) OO PHP
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) BDD
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) OOP
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) C
3 3 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) PHP5
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) HP