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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 59 31 33
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +2
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 313 547 573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 4.31% 6.92% 6.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.67% 22.89% 22.04%
Number of salaries quoted 239 400 446
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UNIX
England

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

Operating Systems Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1997 2390 2600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 27.50% 30.25% 30.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1659 2015 2213
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

UNIX
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

UNIX Salary Trend in the East of England

UNIX
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

UNIX Salary Histogram in the East of England

UNIX
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -30 115 £42,500 +6.25% 9
Cambridgeshire -2 110 £45,000 +12.50% 23
Essex -12 38 £47,700 +6.00% 7
Bedfordshire -14 36 £45,000 +7.14% 1
Suffolk -39 10 £30,000 -33.33%
Norfolk +2 4 £30,000 -40.00%
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

1 537 (68.41%) Linux
2 365 (46.50%) SQL
3 341 (43.44%) Java
4 315 (40.13%) Windows
5 287 (36.56%) Oracle
6 184 (23.44%) Degree
7 173 (22.04%) Finance
8 167 (21.27%) ITIL
9 158 (20.13%) J2EE
10 157 (20.00%) Solaris
11 148 (18.85%) C++
12 140 (17.83%) Tomcat
12 140 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
13 138 (17.58%) Python
13 138 (17.58%) XML
14 136 (17.32%) Software Engineering
15 135 (17.20%) JavaScript
16 132 (16.82%) Perl
17 129 (16.43%) Microsoft
18 120 (15.29%) HTML
19 118 (15.03%) Shell Script
20 116 (14.78%) MySQL
21 110 (14.01%) OO
21 110 (14.01%) Computer Science
22 104 (13.25%) SQL Server
23 103 (13.12%) Web Services
23 103 (13.12%) IBM
24 99 (12.61%) C
25 95 (12.10%) WebLogic
26 93 (11.85%) Internet

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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
1 140 (17.83%) Tomcat
2 95 (12.10%) WebLogic
3 82 (10.45%) WebSphere
4 79 (10.06%) IIS
5 78 (9.94%) Apache
6 49 (6.24%) JBoss
7 39 (4.97%) WebSphere Application Server
8 36 (4.59%) MQSeries
9 25 (3.18%) OpenStack
10 17 (2.17%) GlassFish
11 16 (2.04%) IBM HTTP Server
12 14 (1.78%) Apache Solr
12 14 (1.78%) ColdFusion
13 12 (1.53%) WebLogic Portal
14 9 (1.15%) Adobe CQ
15 8 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
16 7 (0.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 7 (0.89%) SharePoint
17 6 (0.76%) MS Exchange
17 6 (0.76%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 76 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 57 (7.26%) MS Office
3 16 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.38%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.25%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.51%) SAP SRM
1 4 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.25%) Magento
3 2 (0.25%) Agresso
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.06%) AWS CloudFormation
2 15 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (1.66%) IBM SmartCloud
4 10 (1.27%) SaaS
5 7 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.38%) IaaS
7 3 (0.38%) PaaS
8 2 (0.25%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.25%) Google Compute Engine
8 2 (0.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 93 (11.85%) Internet
2 74 (9.43%) SAN
3 66 (8.41%) DNS
4 58 (7.39%) TCP/IP
4 58 (7.39%) HTTP
5 47 (5.99%) FTP
6 43 (5.48%) Firewall
7 31 (3.95%) VPN
8 28 (3.57%) DHCP
9 26 (3.31%) LAN
10 24 (3.06%) WAN
11 21 (2.68%) NAS
12 14 (1.78%) PuTTY
12 14 (1.78%) WinSCP
12 14 (1.78%) SSH
13 13 (1.66%) BIG-IP
13 13 (1.66%) LDAP
13 13 (1.66%) VoIP
14 12 (1.53%) SSL
14 12 (1.53%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (14.78%) MySQL
2 104 (13.25%) SQL Server
3 55 (7.01%) Relational Database
4 51 (6.50%) DB2
5 35 (4.46%) RDBMS
6 33 (4.20%) Oracle Database
7 19 (2.42%) MS Access
8 16 (2.04%) NoSQL
9 15 (1.91%) DbVisualizer
10 14 (1.78%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (1.27%) Informix
11 10 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (1.02%) Hadoop
13 7 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (0.89%) Big Data
13 7 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
13 7 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (0.76%) Spotfire
14 6 (0.76%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 53 (6.75%) Git (software)
2 50 (6.37%) Subversion
3 41 (5.22%) JIRA
4 27 (3.44%) Maven
5 23 (2.93%) Ant
6 19 (2.42%) JUnit
6 19 (2.42%) Selenium
6 19 (2.42%) Jenkins
7 16 (2.04%) QuickTest Pro
8 15 (1.91%) Eclipse
8 15 (1.91%) Toad
9 13 (1.66%) LoadRunner
10 12 (1.53%) SoapUI
11 10 (1.27%) Visual Studio
12 8 (1.02%) Bugzilla
12 8 (1.02%) WebDriver
12 8 (1.02%) TestNG
13 7 (0.89%) Log4j
13 7 (0.89%) CruiseControl
14 6 (0.76%) TeamCity
General
1 173 (22.04%) Finance
2 65 (8.28%) Retail
3 48 (6.11%) Banking
4 37 (4.71%) Telecoms
5 20 (2.55%) Electronics
6 19 (2.42%) Games
7 17 (2.17%) Legal
7 17 (2.17%) Manufacturing
8 14 (1.78%) Financial Institution
9 13 (1.66%) Law
10 10 (1.27%) Advertising
10 10 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
10 10 (1.27%) Multimedia
11 8 (1.02%) Automotive
12 7 (0.89%) Aerospace
13 6 (0.76%) Publishing
14 5 (0.64%) Billing
14 5 (0.64%) Marketing
15 4 (0.51%) Front Office
16 3 (0.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 168 (21.40%) Analyst
2 144 (18.34%) Developer
3 109 (13.89%) Support Analyst
4 86 (10.96%) Software Engineer
5 81 (10.32%) Java Developer
6 77 (9.81%) Applications Support
7 66 (8.41%) Administrator
8 54 (6.88%) Systems Administrator
8 54 (6.88%) Applications Support Analyst
9 40 (5.10%) Consultant
10 38 (4.84%) Senior Developer
11 35 (4.46%) Software Developer
12 32 (4.08%) Architect
13 30 (3.82%) Linux Administrator
14 29 (3.69%) Senior Java Developer
15 28 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
16 27 (3.44%) Programmer
16 27 (3.44%) Support Engineer
16 27 (3.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 26 (3.31%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (20.13%) J2EE
2 138 (17.58%) XML
3 120 (15.29%) HTML
4 103 (13.12%) Web Services
5 75 (9.55%) CSS
6 74 (9.43%) SOAP
7 56 (7.13%) Middleware
8 43 (5.48%) jQuery
9 41 (5.22%) .NET
10 40 (5.10%) Spring
11 39 (4.97%) JSP
12 36 (4.59%) Hibernate
12 36 (4.59%) Flash
13 33 (4.20%) Ajax
14 31 (3.95%) JDBC
15 28 (3.57%) ASP.NET
16 26 (3.31%) Struts
16 26 (3.31%) JSON
17 24 (3.06%) JMS
17 24 (3.06%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 110 (14.01%) Computer Science
2 81 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (4.20%) Mathematics
4 28 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 25 (3.18%) Open Source
6 24 (3.06%) iSeries
7 23 (2.93%) AS400
8 22 (2.80%) Algorithms
9 19 (2.42%) Replication
10 18 (2.29%) PKI
11 16 (2.04%) Cryptography
12 12 (1.53%) Client/Server
12 12 (1.53%) Clustering
12 12 (1.53%) Internet of Things
12 12 (1.53%) User Experience
13 11 (1.40%) Embedded Systems
14 8 (1.02%) Wiki
15 7 (0.89%) FMCG
15 7 (0.89%) Web 2.0
15 7 (0.89%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 537 (68.41%) Linux
2 315 (40.13%) Windows
3 157 (20.00%) Solaris
4 80 (10.19%) AIX
5 49 (6.24%) HPUX
6 36 (4.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (3.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (2.17%) Windows 7
9 16 (2.04%) CentOS
10 15 (1.91%) Debian
11 13 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (1.40%) Ubuntu
14 10 (1.27%) Android
14 10 (1.27%) Windows 8
15 8 (1.02%) Windows XP
16 4 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
17 3 (0.38%) OpenVMS
17 3 (0.38%) Windows Vista
18 2 (0.25%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (21.27%) ITIL
2 140 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (17.32%) Software Engineering
4 110 (14.01%) OO
5 66 (8.41%) E-Commerce
6 62 (7.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 51 (6.50%) Scrum
8 49 (6.24%) Service Management
9 47 (5.99%) Problem Management
10 45 (5.73%) Automated Testing
11 44 (5.61%) Multithreading
11 44 (5.61%) TDD
12 38 (4.84%) Project Management
12 38 (4.84%) Performance Tuning
13 37 (4.71%) Test Scripting
14 36 (4.59%) MVC
15 34 (4.33%) Service Delivery
16 31 (3.95%) Configuration Management
17 30 (3.82%) Change Management
18 27 (3.44%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 365 (46.50%) SQL
2 341 (43.44%) Java
3 148 (18.85%) C++
4 138 (17.58%) Python
5 135 (17.20%) JavaScript
6 132 (16.82%) Perl
7 118 (15.03%) Shell Script
8 99 (12.61%) C
9 68 (8.66%) Bash Shell
10 67 (8.54%) PL/SQL
11 65 (8.28%) C#
12 51 (6.50%) PowerShell
13 50 (6.37%) PHP
14 21 (2.68%) XPath
15 15 (1.91%) Korn
16 14 (1.78%) VBA
17 12 (1.53%) Ruby
18 10 (1.27%) T-SQL
19 9 (1.15%) VB
20 8 (1.02%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 184 (23.44%) Degree
2 25 (3.18%) Sun Certification
3 21 (2.68%) ISEB
4 17 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 16 (2.04%) Security Cleared
6 14 (1.78%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 12 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (0.76%) PMP
8 6 (0.76%) PMI Certification
8 6 (0.76%) SC Cleared
8 6 (0.76%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.64%) CISSP
10 4 (0.51%) RHCE
10 4 (0.51%) LPIC
11 2 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.25%) MCSE
11 2 (0.25%) CCNP
12 1 (0.13%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (9.43%) SLA
2 37 (4.71%) QA
3 11 (1.40%) ISO 9000
4 7 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.51%) RosettaNet
6 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.13%) JSP 440
System Software
1 53 (6.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (4.20%) Active Directory
3 24 (3.06%) vSphere
4 22 (2.80%) VMware ESX
5 21 (2.68%) Hyper-V
6 16 (2.04%) vCloud
7 12 (1.53%) VirtualBox
8 9 (1.15%) Samba
9 7 (0.89%) Xen
9 7 (0.89%) PowerHA
10 6 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
10 6 (0.76%) Terminal Server
11 5 (0.64%) iptables
12 4 (0.51%) KVM
12 4 (0.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 4 (0.51%) Firmware
13 3 (0.38%) NFS
13 3 (0.38%) RACF
13 3 (0.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 42 (5.35%) Tivoli
2 40 (5.10%) Puppet
3 36 (4.59%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (3.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 16 (2.04%) SCCM
5 16 (2.04%) Ansible
6 15 (1.91%) SCOM
7 10 (1.27%) Nagios
8 7 (0.89%) Cacti
8 7 (0.89%) OPNET
9 6 (0.76%) Data Guard
9 6 (0.76%) OpenView
10 5 (0.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 4 (0.51%) Vagrant
12 3 (0.38%) NetBackup
13 2 (0.25%) Munin
13 2 (0.25%) CA Wily
13 2 (0.25%) Tivoli Identity Manager
13 2 (0.25%) Novell Identity Manager
13 2 (0.25%) Control-M
Vendors
1 287 (36.56%) Oracle
2 129 (16.43%) Microsoft
3 103 (13.12%) IBM
4 78 (9.94%) VMware
5 59 (7.52%) Cisco
5 59 (7.52%) Citrix
6 51 (6.50%) Red Hat
7 47 (5.99%) Sun
8 40 (5.10%) HP
9 32 (4.08%) NetApp
10 28 (3.57%) BMC
11 15 (1.91%) Juniper
12 14 (1.78%) F5
13 13 (1.66%) SaltStack
14 11 (1.40%) Perforce
15 10 (1.27%) Sybase
16 9 (1.15%) SAP
16 9 (1.15%) EMC
16 9 (1.15%) Atlassian
17 8 (1.02%) Veritas
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50k - 70k per year
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Millingham Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus & full bens
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: £Competitive plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £45k - 48k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k+ superb benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45k-50k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £100000.00 per annum + package & bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 9 days ago