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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 38 27 29
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Permanent jobs citing Unix 1 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 0.56% 5.05% 5.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.03% 19.23% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 7
Average salary - £27,188 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.03%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
33 52 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 18.33% 26.26% 27.54%
Number of salaries quoted 19 47 43
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,500 £40,375
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 9 February 2016, 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 11 (91.67%) Banking
2 10 (83.33%) Retail
2 10 (83.33%) Change Management
3 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (50.00%) Linux
4 5 (41.67%) Python
4 5 (41.67%) SMTP
4 5 (41.67%) FTP
4 5 (41.67%) HTTP
4 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
4 5 (41.67%) DNS
4 5 (41.67%) HTTPS
4 5 (41.67%) SSL
4 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
4 5 (41.67%) C#
4 5 (41.67%) C++
4 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) VBScript
4 5 (41.67%) .NET
4 5 (41.67%) ITIL
4 5 (41.67%) BIG-IP
4 5 (41.67%) Load Balancing
4 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
4 5 (41.67%) F5
4 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 1 (8.33%) VMware
6 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Windows
6 1 (8.33%) MySQL

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) BIG-IP
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
1 5 (41.67%) FTP
1 5 (41.67%) HTTP
1 5 (41.67%) HTTPS
1 5 (41.67%) SMTP
1 5 (41.67%) SSL
1 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
General
1 11 (91.67%) Banking
2 10 (83.33%) Retail
3 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Applications Support
1 5 (41.67%) IP Specialist
1 5 (41.67%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Change Management
2 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 5 (41.67%) Load Balancing
3 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
1 5 (41.67%) C#
1 5 (41.67%) C++
1 5 (41.67%) Python
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
1 5 (41.67%) VBScript
2 1 (8.33%) VB
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) F5
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) VMware