The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 66 65 38
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -27
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 43 17 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.04% 1.75% 6.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.56% 5.70% 22.86%
Number of salaries quoted 38 16 76
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £53,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Operating Systems Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
450 298 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 31.82% 30.63% 28.40%
Number of salaries quoted 373 251 330
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
UNIX
East of England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea - 7 £27,500 -
Colchester -9 4 £45,000 +30.43%
Basildon +6 3 £57,500 +9.52%
Wickford - 3 £45,000 -
Chelmsford -12 1 £50,000 -16.66%
Witham - 1 £30,000 -
UNIX
East of England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 56 (66.67%) Linux
2 47 (55.95%) Windows
3 27 (32.14%) SQL
4 25 (29.76%) Oracle
5 23 (27.38%) TCP/IP
6 22 (26.19%) Perl
7 21 (25.00%) Python
8 20 (23.81%) PHP
8 20 (23.81%) Change Management
8 20 (23.81%) Project Planning
9 16 (19.05%) Subversion
9 16 (19.05%) Scrum
10 15 (17.86%) C++
10 15 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
11 14 (16.67%) Degree
11 14 (16.67%) Computer Science
12 13 (15.48%) C
13 12 (14.29%) Oracle Database
14 11 (13.10%) Firewall
14 11 (13.10%) Tcl
14 11 (13.10%) AIX
14 11 (13.10%) OO
14 11 (13.10%) Oracle RAC
14 11 (13.10%) Test Scripting
14 11 (13.10%) Test Automation
14 11 (13.10%) Test Strategy
14 11 (13.10%) VMware
14 11 (13.10%) Software Testing
15 10 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
15 10 (11.90%) XML

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 7 (8.33%) WordPress
2 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.57%) Apache
3 2 (2.38%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (2.38%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.19%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 8 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Shopify
2 5 (5.95%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (2.38%) Magento
3 2 (2.38%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 23 (27.38%) TCP/IP
2 11 (13.10%) Firewall
3 9 (10.71%) IPv4
3 9 (10.71%) IPv6
4 6 (7.14%) DNS
5 5 (5.95%) SAN
6 3 (3.57%) DHCP
7 2 (2.38%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (2.38%) FTP
7 2 (2.38%) VPN
8 1 (1.19%) LDAP
8 1 (1.19%) SNMP
8 1 (1.19%) LAN
8 1 (1.19%) WAN
8 1 (1.19%) Internet
8 1 (1.19%) SSH
8 1 (1.19%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 10 (11.90%) Relational Database
3 9 (10.71%) SQLPlus
3 9 (10.71%) RDBMS
4 8 (9.52%) SQL Server
5 5 (5.95%) SAP BW
6 4 (4.76%) MySQL
7 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.38%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.19%) DTS
9 1 (1.19%) MS Access
9 1 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.19%) Ingres
9 1 (1.19%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.19%) Big Data
9 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (19.05%) Subversion
2 1 (1.19%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (11.90%) Finance
2 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.38%) Marketing
3 2 (2.38%) Retail
3 2 (2.38%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.19%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 26 (30.95%) Developer
2 12 (14.29%) DBA
3 11 (13.10%) Systems Administrator
3 11 (13.10%) Administrator
3 11 (13.10%) Test Engineer
4 10 (11.90%) Oracle DBA
5 9 (10.71%) Consultant
5 9 (10.71%) Professional Services Consultant
5 9 (10.71%) Oracle Consultant
5 9 (10.71%) C Developer
6 7 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
7 6 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 6 (7.14%) Software Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Linux Server Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Windows Systems Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Windows Server Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.90%) XML
1 10 (11.90%) CSS
1 10 (11.90%) HTML
2 9 (10.71%) .NET
3 7 (8.33%) CSS3
3 7 (8.33%) HTML5
4 4 (4.76%) Middleware
4 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.57%) Web Services
5 3 (3.57%) EDI
6 2 (2.38%) JSON
6 2 (2.38%) J2EE
6 2 (2.38%) XSD
6 2 (2.38%) XSLT
7 1 (1.19%) COM+
7 1 (1.19%) ADO.NET
7 1 (1.19%) JSP
7 1 (1.19%) SOAP
7 1 (1.19%) Struts
7 1 (1.19%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.14%) Device Driver
2 6 (7.14%) Firmware
3 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.38%) Replication
4 1 (1.19%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.19%) Clustering
4 1 (1.19%) Open Source
4 1 (1.19%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 56 (66.67%) Linux
2 47 (55.95%) Windows
3 11 (13.10%) AIX
4 9 (10.71%) Android
5 6 (7.14%) HPUX
5 6 (7.14%) VxWorks
6 5 (5.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (4.76%) CentOS
7 4 (4.76%) Debian
7 4 (4.76%) Fedora
7 4 (4.76%) Solaris
8 3 (3.57%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (2.38%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.19%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.19%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.81%) Change Management
1 20 (23.81%) Project Planning
2 16 (19.05%) Scrum
3 15 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (13.10%) OO
4 11 (13.10%) Test Scripting
4 11 (13.10%) Test Automation
4 11 (13.10%) Test Strategy
4 11 (13.10%) Software Testing
5 9 (10.71%) Android Development
5 9 (10.71%) Multithreading
5 9 (10.71%) Software Architecture
5 9 (10.71%) TDD
6 7 (8.33%) Content Management
6 7 (8.33%) Scalability Testing
7 6 (7.14%) Software Engineering
8 5 (5.95%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (5.95%) Technical Analysis
9 4 (4.76%) ITIL
10 3 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 27 (32.14%) SQL
2 22 (26.19%) Perl
3 21 (25.00%) Python
4 20 (23.81%) PHP
5 15 (17.86%) C++
6 13 (15.48%) C
7 11 (13.10%) Tcl
8 9 (10.71%) PL/SQL
9 8 (9.52%) JavaScript
10 7 (8.33%) C#
10 7 (8.33%) Ruby
11 6 (7.14%) Java
11 6 (7.14%) Shell Script
12 4 (4.76%) VB.NET
13 3 (3.57%) VBA
14 2 (2.38%) PowerShell
15 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
15 1 (1.19%) AWK
15 1 (1.19%) Korn
15 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (16.67%) Degree
2 10 (11.90%) OCP
2 10 (11.90%) Oracle Certification
3 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.95%) RHCE
4 4 (4.76%) MCITP
4 4 (4.76%) MCSE
5 3 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.19%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) SLA
2 1 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (13.10%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.95%) Xen
4 2 (2.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.38%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.38%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.38%) KVM
5 1 (1.19%) NFS
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.38%) Puppet
2 1 (1.19%) Nagios
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.19%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.19%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.19%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (1.19%) SCCM
2 1 (1.19%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (29.76%) Oracle
2 11 (13.10%) VMware
3 9 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 7 (8.33%) SAP
4 7 (8.33%) Agilent
5 6 (7.14%) Cisco
5 6 (7.14%) Intel
5 6 (7.14%) QNX
6 5 (5.95%) Red Hat
6 5 (5.95%) HP
7 2 (2.38%) Software AG
7 2 (2.38%) Citrix
7 2 (2.38%) webMethods
7 2 (2.38%) BMC
7 2 (2.38%) Cognizant
7 2 (2.38%) NetApp
7 2 (2.38%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.19%) JBoss
8 1 (1.19%) Apple
8 1 (1.19%) ICL
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