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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 65 37 82
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +45
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 31 62 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.60% 5.19% 0.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.83% 17.03% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5 58 3
Average salary £46,174 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.60% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
262 364 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 21.94% 30.46% 34.37%
Number of salaries quoted 162 312 315
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £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 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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Southend-on-Sea +8 16 - -
Brentwood - 5 £82,500 - 1
Harlow +1 2 £20,000 -5.88%
Chelmsford -11 2 £34,837 -26.65%
UNIX
East of England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 60 (92.31%) Linux
2 51 (78.46%) Windows
3 36 (55.38%) Oracle
4 28 (43.08%) IBM
5 25 (38.46%) Citrix
6 21 (32.31%) SQL
7 20 (30.77%) ITIL
7 20 (30.77%) SAN
7 20 (30.77%) Finance
8 19 (29.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (29.23%) BMC
8 19 (29.23%) Tivoli
8 19 (29.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 19 (29.23%) Disaster Recovery
9 18 (27.69%) NetApp
9 18 (27.69%) SQL Server
9 18 (27.69%) Data ONTAP
10 17 (26.15%) AIX
10 17 (26.15%) Microsoft
10 17 (26.15%) AS400
10 17 (26.15%) iSeries
11 16 (24.62%) VMware ESX
11 16 (24.62%) Big Data
12 15 (23.08%) VMware
12 15 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (23.08%) Perl
13 14 (21.54%) MS Office
13 14 (21.54%) Solaris
13 14 (21.54%) MS Excel
13 14 (21.54%) MS Access

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (18.46%) JBoss
2 11 (16.92%) WebLogic
2 11 (16.92%) IIS
2 11 (16.92%) WebSphere
2 11 (16.92%) GlassFish
2 11 (16.92%) OpenStack
2 11 (16.92%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.54%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (21.54%) MS Office
1 14 (21.54%) MS Excel
1 14 (21.54%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (16.92%) IBM SmartCloud
2 11 (16.92%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (3.08%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 20 (30.77%) SAN
2 13 (20.00%) DNS
3 11 (16.92%) BIG-IP
4 4 (6.15%) NAS
5 3 (4.62%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.08%) VoIP
6 2 (3.08%) DHCP
6 2 (3.08%) Ethernet
6 2 (3.08%) Internet
6 2 (3.08%) Unified Communications
6 2 (3.08%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.54%) Firewall
7 1 (1.54%) IPsec
7 1 (1.54%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.69%) SQL Server
2 16 (24.62%) Big Data
3 14 (21.54%) MS Access
4 11 (16.92%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.15%) MySQL
6 2 (3.08%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (16.92%) Subversion
1 11 (16.92%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (30.77%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Law
2 6 (9.23%) Legal
3 4 (6.15%) Banking
3 4 (6.15%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.54%) Automotive
5 1 (1.54%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (16.92%) Automation Engineer
2 9 (13.85%) Developer
2 9 (13.85%) Senior Developer
2 9 (13.85%) Storage Specialist
3 6 (9.23%) Storage Engineer
3 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (9.23%) Analyst
3 6 (9.23%) Support Engineer
4 3 (4.62%) Operations Manager
4 3 (4.62%) Capacity Analyst
4 3 (4.62%) Head of Operations
4 3 (4.62%) Head of Network Operations
4 3 (4.62%) Head of Infrastructure
5 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
5 2 (3.08%) Architect
5 2 (3.08%) Network Operations Manager
5 2 (3.08%) Support Analyst
5 2 (3.08%) Systems Manager
5 2 (3.08%) Network Manager
5 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.00%) Flash
2 12 (18.46%) Middleware
3 1 (1.54%) Symfony
3 1 (1.54%) CakePHP
3 1 (1.54%) jQuery
3 1 (1.54%) HTML
3 1 (1.54%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.15%) AS400
1 17 (26.15%) iSeries
2 8 (12.31%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.15%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.08%) Life Science
4 2 (3.08%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 60 (92.31%) Linux
2 51 (78.46%) Windows
3 19 (29.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (27.69%) Data ONTAP
5 17 (26.15%) AIX
6 14 (21.54%) Solaris
7 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (6.15%) Windows XP
9 4 (6.15%) Windows 8
9 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (4.62%) HPUX
10 3 (4.62%) SUSE
11 2 (3.08%) Windows Vista
11 2 (3.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.77%) ITIL
2 19 (29.23%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (16.92%) Load Balancing
3 11 (16.92%) Continuous Delivery
4 10 (15.38%) DevOps
5 8 (12.31%) Capacity Management
6 6 (9.23%) Service Delivery
6 6 (9.23%) Supplier Management
7 4 (6.15%) Migration
7 4 (6.15%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.08%) Business Continuity
9 2 (3.08%) Project Management
9 2 (3.08%) Service Management
9 2 (3.08%) Data Migration
9 2 (3.08%) Software Deployment
9 2 (3.08%) People Management
10 1 (1.54%) Change Control
10 1 (1.54%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (1.54%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (32.31%) SQL
2 15 (23.08%) Perl
3 13 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 11 (16.92%) Bash Shell
4 11 (16.92%) Korn
5 9 (13.85%) Java
6 4 (6.15%) Python
7 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) MCSA
1 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.08%) MOS
2 2 (3.08%) Degree
3 1 (1.54%) NVQ Level 4
3 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.54%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (24.62%) VMware ESX
2 15 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (16.92%) Hyper-V
3 11 (16.92%) vSphere
3 11 (16.92%) vCloud
4 2 (3.08%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (29.23%) Tivoli
1 19 (29.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 13 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (16.92%) Ansible
3 11 (16.92%) Puppet
4 7 (10.77%) SCOM
5 3 (4.62%) SCCM
6 2 (3.08%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 36 (55.38%) Oracle
2 28 (43.08%) IBM
3 25 (38.46%) Citrix
4 19 (29.23%) BMC
5 18 (27.69%) NetApp
6 17 (26.15%) Microsoft
7 15 (23.08%) VMware
8 11 (16.92%) F5
8 11 (16.92%) SaltStack
8 11 (16.92%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.08%) Trapeze
10 1 (1.54%) Avaya
10 1 (1.54%) Adobe
10 1 (1.54%) Cisco
Saffron Walden, Essex
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