The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 11 19 27
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 10 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 10.10% 8.60% 1.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.32% 34.78% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 2
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +46.15%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
UNIX
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gatwick region.

Operating Systems Category
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
38 23 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 38.38% 24.73% 16.09%
Number of salaries quoted 36 22 26
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,275 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

UNIX
Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

UNIX Salary Trend in Gatwick

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) Apache
2 8 (80.00%) MySQL
2 8 (80.00%) Tomcat
2 8 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) BIG-IP
2 8 (80.00%) PCI DSS
2 8 (80.00%) Apache Solr
2 8 (80.00%) vSphere
2 8 (80.00%) hybris
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) PHP
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) DHCP
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) Subversion
3 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) Computer Science

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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 10 (100.00%) Apache
2 8 (80.00%) Tomcat
2 8 (80.00%) Apache Solr
3 2 (20.00%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
1 8 (80.00%) BIG-IP
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
1 2 (20.00%) PHPUnit
1 2 (20.00%) Behat
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Administrator
1 8 (80.00%) UNIX Administrator
1 8 (80.00%) Linux Administrator
1 8 (80.00%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) UNIX Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) UNIX Specialist
3 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Linux Specialist
4 2 (20.00%) Senior PHP Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (20.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
1 2 (20.00%) jQuery
1 2 (20.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) OO
1 2 (20.00%) MVC
1 2 (20.00%) TDD
1 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (20.00%) BDD
1 2 (20.00%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (20.00%) PHP
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
1 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Red Hat
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
1 8 (80.00%) hybris
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft