The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 29 15 32
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +17
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 5 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 3.23% 10.71% 2.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 31.91% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 3
Average salary £28,625 £25,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.50% -28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -1.23%
UNIX
West Yorkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
15 47 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 9.68% 33.57% 18.13%
Number of salaries quoted 15 37 33
Average salary £28,625 £29,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.29% -14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £36,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

UNIX
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

UNIX Salary Trend in Halifax

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 30 (85.71%) Linux
2 20 (57.14%) ITIL
3 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
4 14 (40.00%) Windows
5 12 (34.29%) AIX
5 12 (34.29%) MCSE
5 12 (34.29%) HNC
5 12 (34.29%) HND
5 12 (34.29%) Cisco
5 12 (34.29%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (34.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (34.29%) Avaya
5 12 (34.29%) DEFINITY
5 12 (34.29%) Avaya Certification
5 12 (34.29%) SAN
5 12 (34.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (34.29%) Management Information System
5 12 (34.29%) Workflow
5 12 (34.29%) Business Continuity
5 12 (34.29%) Degree
5 12 (34.29%) Data Protection
6 11 (31.43%) IBM
6 11 (31.43%) Perl
7 9 (25.71%) .NET
8 8 (22.86%) Banking
8 8 (22.86%) Shell Script
8 8 (22.86%) COBOL
9 7 (20.00%) XML
9 7 (20.00%) Solaris
9 7 (20.00%) Configuration Management

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 3 (8.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.86%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) DEFINITY
1 12 (34.29%) SAN
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) CruiseControl
1 4 (11.43%) ClearQuest
1 4 (11.43%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.86%) Ant
General
1 8 (22.86%) Banking
2 6 (17.14%) Finance
3 3 (8.57%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Analyst
1 12 (34.29%) Support Analyst
2 9 (25.71%) Operations Analyst
2 9 (25.71%) Operations Support Analyst
3 8 (22.86%) Developer
4 7 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
5 5 (14.29%) Software Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Specialist
6 4 (11.43%) SCCM Specialist
7 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Technical Support
7 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Senior Technician
8 2 (5.71%) COBOL Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Administrator
9 1 (2.86%) Configuration Manager
9 1 (2.86%) Senior Consultant
9 1 (2.86%) Consultant
9 1 (2.86%) Programmer
9 1 (2.86%) Senior WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) .NET
2 7 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (5.71%) CGI
3 2 (5.71%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.86%) J2EE
4 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.86%) iSeries
2 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 30 (85.71%) Linux
2 14 (40.00%) Windows
3 12 (34.29%) AIX
4 7 (20.00%) Solaris
5 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
5 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (8.57%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) ITIL
2 12 (34.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (34.29%) Workflow
2 12 (34.29%) Business Continuity
2 12 (34.29%) Data Protection
3 7 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 5 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
5 4 (11.43%) RUP
6 3 (8.57%) RAD
6 3 (8.57%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.86%) CMMI
7 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.86%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) Perl
2 8 (22.86%) Shell Script
2 8 (22.86%) COBOL
3 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) MCSE
1 12 (34.29%) HNC
1 12 (34.29%) HND
1 12 (34.29%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (34.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (34.29%) Avaya Certification
1 12 (34.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Samba
2 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) SCCM
1 4 (11.43%) Tivoli
2 3 (8.57%) Netcool
2 3 (8.57%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 12 (34.29%) Cisco
2 12 (34.29%) Avaya
3 11 (31.43%) IBM
4 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
5 3 (8.57%) HP
5 3 (8.57%) Intel
5 3 (8.57%) BMC
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33250 per annum + (package)+ben
Posted: 6 days ago