The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 63 56 64
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 38 46 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.04% 3.64% 2.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.88% 11.53% 7.52%
Number of salaries quoted 24 41 19
Average salary £47,700 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £34,900
10% offered a salary of more than £86,750 £57,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UNIX
East of 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 Essex region.

Operating Systems Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
320 399 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 25.58% 31.59% 28.91%
Number of salaries quoted 235 337 221
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £22,500 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

UNIX
Salary Trend in Essex

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

UNIX Salary Trend in Essex

UNIX
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX across the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Essex

UNIX
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 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
Brentwood - 12 £45,000 - 5
Colchester -4 6 £82,500 +83.33%
Chelmsford +6 2 £32,500 -35.00% 1
UNIX
East of England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 58 (89.23%) Linux
2 57 (87.69%) Windows
3 42 (64.62%) Oracle
4 37 (56.92%) Citrix
5 36 (55.38%) IBM
6 33 (50.77%) Disaster Recovery
7 29 (44.62%) ITIL
8 25 (38.46%) SQL
9 24 (36.92%) Finance
10 23 (35.38%) Tivoli
10 23 (35.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 23 (35.38%) BMC
10 23 (35.38%) AIX
11 22 (33.85%) NetApp
11 22 (33.85%) SAN
12 21 (32.31%) AS400
12 21 (32.31%) VMware ESX
12 21 (32.31%) iSeries
13 20 (30.77%) Microsoft
14 18 (27.69%) Flash
14 18 (27.69%) Solaris
15 17 (26.15%) VMware Infrastructure
15 17 (26.15%) VMware
15 17 (26.15%) Opscode Chef
16 16 (24.62%) MS PowerPoint
16 16 (24.62%) MS Excel
16 16 (24.62%) MS Access
16 16 (24.62%) MS Office
17 15 (23.08%) SQL Server
17 15 (23.08%) PowerShell

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 13 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 13 (20.00%) IIS
1 13 (20.00%) JBoss
1 13 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 13 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 13 (20.00%) GlassFish
1 13 (20.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.08%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (24.62%) MS Office
1 16 (24.62%) MS Excel
1 16 (24.62%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.00%) IBM SmartCloud
1 13 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (33.85%) SAN
2 13 (20.00%) DNS
2 13 (20.00%) BIG-IP
3 5 (7.69%) Firewall
4 3 (4.62%) Internet
4 3 (4.62%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.54%) VPN
5 1 (1.54%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.62%) MS Access
2 15 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 13 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (6.15%) MySQL
6 2 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (20.00%) Subversion
1 13 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 24 (36.92%) Finance
2 15 (23.08%) Legal
3 13 (20.00%) Law
4 5 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 5 (7.69%) Banking
5 2 (3.08%) Automotive
6 1 (1.54%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
2 12 (18.46%) Infrastructure Manager
3 9 (13.85%) Analyst
4 8 (12.31%) Capacity Analyst
4 8 (12.31%) Storage Specialist
5 6 (9.23%) Storage Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Head of Operations
6 5 (7.69%) Head of Infrastructure
6 5 (7.69%) Systems Manager
6 5 (7.69%) Head of Network Operations
7 4 (6.15%) Operations Manager
8 3 (4.62%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.08%) DBA
9 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) SQL Server DBA
9 2 (3.08%) Team Leader
9 2 (3.08%) SQL DBA
9 2 (3.08%) Network Manager
9 2 (3.08%) IT Operations Manager
9 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (27.69%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 21 (32.31%) AS400
1 21 (32.31%) iSeries
2 7 (10.77%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.08%) Replication
3 2 (3.08%) Clustering
4 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 58 (89.23%) Linux
2 57 (87.69%) Windows
3 23 (35.38%) AIX
4 18 (27.69%) Solaris
5 14 (21.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.62%) HPUX
8 1 (1.54%) Debian
8 1 (1.54%) Fedora
8 1 (1.54%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (50.77%) Disaster Recovery
2 29 (44.62%) ITIL
3 13 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 13 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 13 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (13.85%) Capacity Management
5 6 (9.23%) People Management
5 6 (9.23%) Project Management
5 6 (9.23%) Service Management
6 5 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (6.15%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (6.15%) DevOps
8 3 (4.62%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.08%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (3.08%) High Availability
9 2 (3.08%) Change Control
9 2 (3.08%) Database Security
9 2 (3.08%) Database Mirroring
9 2 (3.08%) Quality Management
9 2 (3.08%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (38.46%) SQL
2 15 (23.08%) PowerShell
3 13 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 13 (20.00%) Perl
3 13 (20.00%) Korn
4 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (3.08%) MCSE
1 2 (3.08%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) MCSA
2 1 (1.54%) RHCE
2 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.54%) MCITP
System Software
1 21 (32.31%) VMware ESX
2 17 (26.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (21.54%) vSphere
4 13 (20.00%) vCloud
4 13 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.62%) Xen
6 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 23 (35.38%) Tivoli
1 23 (35.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 17 (26.15%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (23.08%) SCOM
4 13 (20.00%) Puppet
4 13 (20.00%) Ansible
5 6 (9.23%) SCCM
6 4 (6.15%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 42 (64.62%) Oracle
2 37 (56.92%) Citrix
3 36 (55.38%) IBM
4 23 (35.38%) BMC
5 22 (33.85%) NetApp
6 20 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 17 (26.15%) VMware
8 14 (21.54%) Red Hat
9 13 (20.00%) F5
9 13 (20.00%) SaltStack
10 4 (6.15%) Cisco
11 2 (3.08%) Avaya
11 2 (3.08%) Netezza
Brentwood, Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension, medical, etc
Posted: 15 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago