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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 14 24 18
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 4 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 5.00% 2.17% 4.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.67% 12.50% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 4
Average salary £33,750 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.62% +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
15 16 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 18.75% 17.39% 28.13%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 22
Average salary £40,000 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.97% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £60,000 £62,500
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
Salary Histogram in Gatwick

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX across the Gatwick region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Gatwick

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (85.71%) Apache
3 10 (71.43%) Tomcat
3 10 (71.43%) Red Hat
3 10 (71.43%) MySQL
3 10 (71.43%) Firewall
3 10 (71.43%) VMware
3 10 (71.43%) BIG-IP
3 10 (71.43%) PCI DSS
3 10 (71.43%) Apache Solr
3 10 (71.43%) vSphere
3 10 (71.43%) hybris
4 3 (21.43%) VCP4
5 2 (14.29%) MVC
5 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) OO
5 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Degree
5 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 2 (14.29%) jQuery
5 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 2 (14.29%) CSS
5 2 (14.29%) Web Services
5 2 (14.29%) Windows
5 2 (14.29%) HTML
5 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (14.29%) PHP
5 2 (14.29%) SQL

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 12 (85.71%) Apache
2 10 (71.43%) Tomcat
2 10 (71.43%) Apache Solr
3 2 (14.29%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) Firewall
1 10 (71.43%) BIG-IP
2 2 (14.29%) DHCP
2 2 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Subversion
1 2 (14.29%) PHPUnit
1 2 (14.29%) Behat
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Administrator
1 10 (71.43%) UNIX Administrator
1 10 (71.43%) Linux Administrator
1 10 (71.43%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) UNIX Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) UNIX Specialist
3 3 (21.43%) Linux Specialist
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) PHP Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) CSS
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
1 2 (14.29%) jQuery
1 2 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) zOS
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) OO
1 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
1 2 (14.29%) MVC
1 2 (14.29%) TDD
1 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
1 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (14.29%) BDD
1 2 (14.29%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 2 (14.29%) PHP
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
1 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) VCP4
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (71.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) vSphere
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Red Hat
1 10 (71.43%) VMware
1 10 (71.43%) hybris
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft