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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 17 22 15
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 7 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 6.14% 6.15% 12.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.18% 22.86% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 5
Average salary £24,000 £42,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.85% +37.70%
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
17 35 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 14.91% 26.92% 51.85%
Number of salaries quoted 16 31 25
Average salary £24,000 £35,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.42% +14.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £48,850 £43,437
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 28 January 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 11 (64.71%) Banking
2 8 (47.06%) Degree
2 8 (47.06%) C
2 8 (47.06%) Java
3 7 (41.18%) Oracle
3 7 (41.18%) Computer Science
3 7 (41.18%) Systems Analysis
3 7 (41.18%) Business Analysis
4 5 (29.41%) OO
5 4 (23.53%) Retail
5 4 (23.53%) jQuery
5 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
5 4 (23.53%) Windows
5 4 (23.53%) PHP
5 4 (23.53%) MySQL
5 4 (23.53%) Project Management
5 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
6 3 (17.65%) Firewall
6 3 (17.65%) MVC
6 3 (17.65%) Mainframe
6 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
6 3 (17.65%) Middleware
6 3 (17.65%) OO PHP
7 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.76%) Kohana
7 2 (11.76%) C++
7 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
7 2 (11.76%) Linux
8 1 (5.88%) OOP
8 1 (5.88%) MS Project

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Project
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) LabVIEW
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
1 1 (5.88%) Selenium
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) PHPUnit
General
1 11 (64.71%) Banking
2 4 (23.53%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Electronics
3 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Consultant
2 7 (41.18%) Graduate
3 4 (23.53%) Software Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (17.65%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Electronics Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Relationships Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Account Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Design Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) jQuery
2 3 (17.65%) Middleware
3 2 (11.76%) Kohana
4 1 (5.88%) YAML
4 1 (5.88%) Qt
4 1 (5.88%) REST
4 1 (5.88%) Spring
4 1 (5.88%) JSON
4 1 (5.88%) Symfony
4 1 (5.88%) MooTools
4 1 (5.88%) SOAP
4 1 (5.88%) Web Services
4 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Computer Science
2 3 (17.65%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.88%) Open Source
3 1 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Systems Analysis
1 7 (41.18%) Business Analysis
2 5 (29.41%) OO
3 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
3 4 (23.53%) Project Management
3 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
4 3 (17.65%) MVC
4 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
4 3 (17.65%) OO PHP
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) TDD
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) BDD
6 1 (5.88%) OOP
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) C
1 8 (47.06%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) PHP
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) C++
4 1 (5.88%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby
4 1 (5.88%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) EMC