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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 61 65 53
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 26 27 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.37% 2.45% 3.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.28% 7.54% 9.59%
Number of salaries quoted 23 26 28
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £36,750 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -1.23%
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
253 358 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 23.08% 32.46% 35.57%
Number of salaries quoted 203 312 295
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £56,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 19 September 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 19 September 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
(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
Chelmsford -3 3 £45,000 +12.50%
Harlow - 2 £21,250 -
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £39,000 - 2
Saffron Walden - 1 £26,000 -
UNIX
East of England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 66 (75.86%) Windows
2 59 (67.82%) Linux
3 42 (48.28%) VMware
3 42 (48.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 40 (45.98%) Cisco
5 38 (43.68%) Oracle
6 37 (42.53%) Firewall
7 35 (40.23%) SQL
7 35 (40.23%) Xen
8 25 (28.74%) Relational Database
9 24 (27.59%) PL/SQL
10 23 (26.44%) Oracle Database
10 23 (26.44%) Oracle RAC
11 22 (25.29%) RDBMS
12 21 (24.14%) Technical Analysis
13 19 (21.84%) NetApp
13 19 (21.84%) Finance
14 17 (19.54%) SQLPlus
15 16 (18.39%) Oracle RMAN
15 16 (18.39%) Data Guard
15 16 (18.39%) Oracle Database 11g
16 15 (17.24%) Apache
17 12 (13.79%) OCP
17 12 (13.79%) OCA
17 12 (13.79%) Oracle Certification
18 10 (11.49%) Oracle Database 10g
18 10 (11.49%) DNS
18 10 (11.49%) ITIL
18 10 (11.49%) SQL Server
19 9 (10.34%) XML

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 15 (17.24%) Apache
2 4 (4.60%) IIS
3 3 (3.45%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.30%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.30%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.30%) GlassFish
4 2 (2.30%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.15%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (5.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (42.53%) Firewall
2 10 (11.49%) DNS
3 7 (8.05%) DHCP
4 6 (6.90%) TCP/IP
4 6 (6.90%) Internet
4 6 (6.90%) NAS
5 5 (5.75%) iSCSI
5 5 (5.75%) SSH
5 5 (5.75%) SNMP
6 3 (3.45%) SAN
7 2 (2.30%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.15%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.15%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.15%) HTTP
8 1 (1.15%) LDAP
8 1 (1.15%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (28.74%) Relational Database
2 23 (26.44%) Oracle Database
3 22 (25.29%) RDBMS
4 17 (19.54%) SQLPlus
5 16 (18.39%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (11.49%) Oracle Database 10g
6 10 (11.49%) SQL Server
7 4 (4.60%) MySQL
8 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.15%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.15%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.15%) OLTP
9 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.30%) Subversion
2 2 (2.30%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (21.84%) Finance
2 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.45%) Banking
3 2 (2.30%) Law
4 1 (1.15%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 36 (41.38%) Administrator
2 35 (40.23%) Systems Administrator
3 24 (27.59%) DBA
4 23 (26.44%) Oracle DBA
5 8 (9.20%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 8 (9.20%) Operations Manager
6 7 (8.05%) Consultant
7 6 (6.90%) Junior
7 6 (6.90%) Team Leader
8 5 (5.75%) Oracle Consultant
8 5 (5.75%) Junior Consultant
8 5 (5.75%) Junior DBA
8 5 (5.75%) Junior Oracle DBA
8 5 (5.75%) IT Operations Manager
9 3 (3.45%) Platform Manager
9 3 (3.45%) Lead Architect
9 3 (3.45%) Applications Support
9 3 (3.45%) Lead Technical Architect
9 3 (3.45%) Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.34%) XML
2 5 (5.75%) .NET
2 5 (5.75%) Web Services
3 4 (4.60%) HTML
4 3 (3.45%) .NET Remoting
4 3 (3.45%) .NET Framework
4 3 (3.45%) CSS
4 3 (3.45%) SOAP
5 2 (2.30%) EDI
5 2 (2.30%) Middleware
6 1 (1.15%) JAAS
6 1 (1.15%) Spring
6 1 (1.15%) Struts
6 1 (1.15%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.75%) Open Source
1 5 (5.75%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.60%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (2.30%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.30%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.15%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.15%) Replication
4 1 (1.15%) Clustering
4 1 (1.15%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 66 (75.86%) Windows
2 59 (67.82%) Linux
3 5 (5.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (4.60%) AIX
5 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.30%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.15%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.15%) Solaris
6 1 (1.15%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.15%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.15%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.14%) Technical Analysis
2 10 (11.49%) ITIL
3 8 (9.20%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (9.20%) Coaching
4 6 (6.90%) Mentoring
5 5 (5.75%) Change Management
5 5 (5.75%) E-business
5 5 (5.75%) Project Management
6 4 (4.60%) People Management
7 3 (3.45%) Analytics
7 3 (3.45%) DevOps
7 3 (3.45%) Business Analytics
7 3 (3.45%) MVVM
7 3 (3.45%) Quality Management
7 3 (3.45%) SOA
7 3 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (3.45%) MVC
7 3 (3.45%) Workflow
8 2 (2.30%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.30%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 35 (40.23%) SQL
2 24 (27.59%) PL/SQL
3 5 (5.75%) C#
3 5 (5.75%) Java
3 5 (5.75%) VB.NET
4 3 (3.45%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.45%) C++
4 3 (3.45%) C
5 2 (2.30%) Perl
5 2 (2.30%) PHP
5 2 (2.30%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.30%) VBA
5 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.30%) Korn
6 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (13.79%) OCP
1 12 (13.79%) OCA
1 12 (13.79%) Oracle Certification
2 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.45%) Sun Certification
4 2 (2.30%) MCSA
5 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.15%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.05%) SLA
2 3 (3.45%) QA
3 1 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 42 (48.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (40.23%) Xen
3 23 (26.44%) Oracle RAC
4 16 (18.39%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (6.90%) Active Directory
6 5 (5.75%) NFS
7 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (2.30%) Hyper-V
8 2 (2.30%) vSphere
8 2 (2.30%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (18.39%) Data Guard
2 5 (5.75%) Puppet
3 4 (4.60%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.30%) Ansible
4 2 (2.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 42 (48.28%) VMware
2 40 (45.98%) Cisco
3 38 (43.68%) Oracle
4 19 (21.84%) NetApp
5 9 (10.34%) Red Hat
5 9 (10.34%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.45%) JBoss
7 2 (2.30%) IBM
7 2 (2.30%) F5
7 2 (2.30%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.15%) Sun
8 1 (1.15%) HP
8 1 (1.15%) Citrix
Colchester, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Questor Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 19 days ago