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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 63 34 41
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +7
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 288 526 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 3.88% 6.25% 5.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% 21.41% 18.76%
Number of salaries quoted 200 391 361
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +1.25%
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
2015 2457 2548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 27.13% 29.20% 30.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1601 2032 2189
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Cambridgeshire -11 108 £45,000 +12.50% 17
Hertfordshire -38 108 £47,500 +18.75% 18
Essex -14 29 £45,000 - 3
Bedfordshire +8 28 £40,000 -6.97% 4
Suffolk -20 15 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Norfolk - 1 £30,000 -
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 460 (70.44%) Linux
2 280 (42.88%) SQL
3 260 (39.82%) Java
4 254 (38.90%) Windows
5 218 (33.38%) Oracle
6 137 (20.98%) Finance
7 132 (20.21%) Degree
8 130 (19.91%) C++
9 128 (19.60%) Solaris
10 127 (19.45%) J2EE
11 125 (19.14%) Perl
12 121 (18.53%) Tomcat
13 119 (18.22%) Python
14 117 (17.92%) ITIL
15 114 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
16 108 (16.54%) XML
17 105 (16.08%) JavaScript
18 102 (15.62%) MySQL
19 98 (15.01%) HTML
20 97 (14.85%) Shell Script
21 94 (14.40%) IBM
22 93 (14.24%) C
23 92 (14.09%) Microsoft
23 92 (14.09%) Software Engineering
24 84 (12.86%) AIX
25 83 (12.71%) Computer Science
26 78 (11.94%) SQL Server
27 77 (11.79%) Web Services
27 77 (11.79%) WebSphere
28 73 (11.18%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 121 (18.53%) Tomcat
2 77 (11.79%) WebSphere
3 73 (11.18%) IIS
4 70 (10.72%) Apache
5 66 (10.11%) WebLogic
6 33 (5.05%) JBoss
7 31 (4.75%) WebSphere Application Server
8 28 (4.29%) MQSeries
9 17 (2.60%) OpenStack
10 13 (1.99%) IBM HTTP Server
11 12 (1.84%) GlassFish
12 9 (1.38%) Apache ServiceMix
13 7 (1.07%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 7 (1.07%) ColdFusion
14 6 (0.92%) Apache Solr
15 5 (0.77%) SharePoint
15 5 (0.77%) WebLogic Portal
15 5 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 4 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
16 4 (0.61%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 57 (8.73%) MS Excel
2 49 (7.50%) MS Office
3 18 (2.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.46%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.31%) MS Project
5 2 (0.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.61%) Magento
1 4 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
1 4 (0.61%) SAP SRM
1 4 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 38 (5.82%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.84%) SaaS
3 11 (1.68%) IBM SmartCloud
3 11 (1.68%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.46%) PaaS
6 3 (0.46%) IaaS
7 2 (0.31%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.31%) Google Compute Engine
7 2 (0.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 71 (10.87%) SAN
2 59 (9.04%) Internet
3 52 (7.96%) DNS
3 52 (7.96%) TCP/IP
4 46 (7.04%) HTTP
5 40 (6.13%) Firewall
6 25 (3.83%) DHCP
7 22 (3.37%) FTP
8 18 (2.76%) LAN
9 17 (2.60%) LDAP
9 17 (2.60%) WAN
10 14 (2.14%) NAS
10 14 (2.14%) VPN
11 11 (1.68%) BIG-IP
11 11 (1.68%) SSL
11 11 (1.68%) MPLS
12 10 (1.53%) iSCSI
12 10 (1.53%) Network Security
13 8 (1.23%) LTE
13 8 (1.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (15.62%) MySQL
2 78 (11.94%) SQL Server
3 52 (7.96%) DB2
4 40 (6.13%) Relational Database
5 26 (3.98%) RDBMS
6 22 (3.37%) DbVisualizer
7 21 (3.22%) MS Access
8 19 (2.91%) Oracle Database
9 10 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (1.53%) Informix
10 9 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (1.07%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
13 6 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (0.77%) NoSQL
15 4 (0.61%) Big Data
16 3 (0.46%) Hadoop
16 3 (0.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 48 (7.35%) Subversion
2 37 (5.67%) Git (software)
3 27 (4.13%) JIRA
4 22 (3.37%) QuickTest Pro
5 21 (3.22%) Selenium
6 19 (2.91%) Maven
7 16 (2.45%) Jenkins
7 16 (2.45%) Ant
8 15 (2.30%) Eclipse
8 15 (2.30%) LoadRunner
9 14 (2.14%) JUnit
10 11 (1.68%) Visual Studio
11 10 (1.53%) TeamCity
12 9 (1.38%) Bugzilla
13 8 (1.23%) Rational Application Developer
13 8 (1.23%) WebDriver
14 7 (1.07%) CruiseControl
14 7 (1.07%) Cucumber
14 7 (1.07%) SoapUI
15 6 (0.92%) GCC
General
1 137 (20.98%) Finance
2 49 (7.50%) Retail
3 42 (6.43%) Banking
4 35 (5.36%) Telecoms
5 23 (3.52%) Electronics
6 12 (1.84%) Games
6 12 (1.84%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.68%) Legal
7 11 (1.68%) Automotive
7 11 (1.68%) Marketing
8 10 (1.53%) Multimedia
9 9 (1.38%) Law
10 7 (1.07%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.92%) Advertising
12 5 (0.77%) Aerospace
12 5 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.61%) Front Office
13 4 (0.61%) Publishing
14 2 (0.31%) Billing
14 2 (0.31%) Military
Job Titles
1 128 (19.60%) Developer
2 115 (17.61%) Analyst
3 70 (10.72%) Support Analyst
4 68 (10.41%) Java Developer
5 60 (9.19%) Software Engineer
6 57 (8.73%) Systems Administrator
6 57 (8.73%) Administrator
7 56 (8.58%) Applications Support
8 37 (5.67%) Applications Support Analyst
9 36 (5.51%) Architect
10 34 (5.21%) Consultant
11 32 (4.90%) Tester
12 31 (4.75%) Linux Administrator
13 30 (4.59%) Programmer
13 30 (4.59%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 27 (4.13%) Software Developer
14 27 (4.13%) C++ Developer
15 25 (3.83%) Support Engineer
16 24 (3.68%) Senior Developer
17 22 (3.37%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (19.45%) J2EE
2 108 (16.54%) XML
3 98 (15.01%) HTML
4 77 (11.79%) Web Services
5 57 (8.73%) CSS
6 49 (7.50%) SOAP
7 43 (6.58%) Flash
8 36 (5.51%) Spring
9 33 (5.05%) JSP
10 31 (4.75%) Middleware
11 30 (4.59%) jQuery
12 28 (4.29%) JDBC
13 26 (3.98%) Hibernate
14 24 (3.68%) RESTful
15 23 (3.52%) .NET
16 21 (3.22%) Ajax
17 20 (3.06%) Struts
18 16 (2.45%) Java EE
18 16 (2.45%) XSLT
18 16 (2.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 83 (12.71%) Computer Science
2 61 (9.34%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (3.83%) iSeries
4 22 (3.37%) AS400
4 22 (3.37%) Management Information System
5 19 (2.91%) Mathematics
6 17 (2.60%) Clustering
7 15 (2.30%) Open Source
8 14 (2.14%) Algorithms
9 13 (1.99%) Internet of Things
10 12 (1.84%) PKI
11 10 (1.53%) Client/Server
12 9 (1.38%) User Experience
13 8 (1.23%) Cryptography
13 8 (1.23%) Replication
14 7 (1.07%) Statistics
14 7 (1.07%) Visualisation
15 6 (0.92%) Embedded Systems
15 6 (0.92%) FMCG
15 6 (0.92%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 460 (70.44%) Linux
2 254 (38.90%) Windows
3 128 (19.60%) Solaris
4 84 (12.86%) AIX
5 40 (6.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 34 (5.21%) HPUX
7 19 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (2.45%) Windows 7
10 15 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (1.99%) Windows 8
12 11 (1.68%) Debian
12 11 (1.68%) Windows XP
12 11 (1.68%) Android
13 10 (1.53%) CentOS
14 9 (1.38%) Ubuntu
15 8 (1.23%) Mac OS X
16 7 (1.07%) Apple iOS
17 6 (0.92%) Oracle Linux
18 4 (0.61%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (17.92%) ITIL
2 114 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (14.09%) Software Engineering
4 72 (11.03%) OO
5 60 (9.19%) Scrum
6 56 (8.58%) Automated Testing
7 50 (7.66%) E-Commerce
8 46 (7.04%) TDD
9 44 (6.74%) Disaster Recovery
10 37 (5.67%) Test Scripting
11 36 (5.51%) Performance Tuning
12 35 (5.36%) Service Management
13 32 (4.90%) Regression Testing
13 32 (4.90%) Multithreading
14 31 (4.75%) Project Management
15 30 (4.59%) Service Delivery
15 30 (4.59%) Problem Management
16 28 (4.29%) MVC
17 27 (4.13%) System Testing
18 26 (3.98%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 280 (42.88%) SQL
2 260 (39.82%) Java
3 130 (19.91%) C++
4 125 (19.14%) Perl
5 119 (18.22%) Python
6 105 (16.08%) JavaScript
7 97 (14.85%) Shell Script
8 93 (14.24%) C
9 69 (10.57%) Bash Shell
10 46 (7.04%) PowerShell
11 42 (6.43%) PL/SQL
12 41 (6.28%) PHP
13 35 (5.36%) C#
14 14 (2.14%) XPath
15 13 (1.99%) Ruby
16 12 (1.84%) Korn
17 8 (1.23%) T-SQL
18 7 (1.07%) VB.NET
18 7 (1.07%) VBA
19 6 (0.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 132 (20.21%) Degree
2 21 (3.22%) ISEB
3 19 (2.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 16 (2.45%) Sun Certification
5 14 (2.14%) Security Cleared
6 11 (1.68%) SC Cleared
7 10 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (1.53%) CCNP
7 10 (1.53%) CCNA
7 10 (1.53%) LPIC
8 9 (1.38%) MCSE
8 9 (1.38%) CISM
8 9 (1.38%) CISSP
9 8 (1.23%) RHCE
10 7 (1.07%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 6 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.77%) PhD
13 4 (0.61%) ISTQB
13 4 (0.61%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (9.65%) SLA
2 35 (5.36%) QA
3 7 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.07%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.61%) ISO 9000
4 4 (0.61%) RosettaNet
5 3 (0.46%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 52 (7.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (4.13%) vSphere
3 25 (3.83%) Hyper-V
4 23 (3.52%) VMware ESX
5 21 (3.22%) Active Directory
6 17 (2.60%) vCloud
7 8 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (1.07%) Samba
8 7 (1.07%) VirtualBox
9 6 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.92%) PowerHA
10 5 (0.77%) Firmware
10 5 (0.77%) KVM
11 4 (0.61%) NFS
12 3 (0.46%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 3 (0.46%) SRDF
12 3 (0.46%) XenApp
13 2 (0.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 2 (0.31%) Postfix
13 2 (0.31%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 30 (4.59%) Tivoli
2 29 (4.44%) Puppet
3 27 (4.13%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (3.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 20 (3.06%) Ansible
6 14 (2.14%) SCCM
7 10 (1.53%) Data Guard
7 10 (1.53%) SCOM
8 9 (1.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 8 (1.23%) Nagios
10 7 (1.07%) OPNET
10 7 (1.07%) Cacti
11 6 (0.92%) OpenView
12 4 (0.61%) Vagrant
13 3 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
14 2 (0.31%) EMC NetWorker
14 2 (0.31%) Salt
14 2 (0.31%) HAProxy
14 2 (0.31%) Legato
14 2 (0.31%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 218 (33.38%) Oracle
2 94 (14.40%) IBM
3 92 (14.09%) Microsoft
4 69 (10.57%) VMware
5 45 (6.89%) Red Hat
6 42 (6.43%) Citrix
7 41 (6.28%) HP
8 40 (6.13%) Cisco
9 36 (5.51%) NetApp
10 28 (4.29%) BMC
11 27 (4.13%) Sun
12 20 (3.06%) WorldPay
13 15 (2.30%) SAP
13 15 (2.30%) Juniper
14 12 (1.84%) F5
15 11 (1.68%) Perforce
15 11 (1.68%) SaltStack
16 10 (1.53%) Atlassian
17 8 (1.23%) EMC
18 5 (0.77%) Sybase
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