The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Halifax region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 26 23 35
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 9 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 4.71% 2.27% 1.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.50% 13.04% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 1
Average salary £28,625 £37,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.66% +33.92%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Operating Systems Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
24 23 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 12.57% 17.42% 16.24%
Number of salaries quoted 22 18 26
Average salary £25,875 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.07% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £36,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,947 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -
UNIX
West Yorkshire

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 30 July 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 (78.95%) Linux
2 20 (52.63%) Windows
3 19 (50.00%) ITIL
4 17 (44.74%) IBM
5 16 (42.11%) AIX
6 15 (39.47%) Perl
7 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
7 12 (31.58%) Shell Script
8 11 (28.95%) Configuration Management
9 10 (26.32%) Banking
10 9 (23.68%) Cisco
10 9 (23.68%) .NET
10 9 (23.68%) Solaris
11 8 (21.05%) MCSE
11 8 (21.05%) HNC
11 8 (21.05%) HND
11 8 (21.05%) COBOL
11 8 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (21.05%) Avaya
11 8 (21.05%) DEFINITY
11 8 (21.05%) Avaya Certification
11 8 (21.05%) SAN
11 8 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (21.05%) Workflow
11 8 (21.05%) Finance
11 8 (21.05%) Management Information System
11 8 (21.05%) Business Continuity
11 8 (21.05%) Degree
11 8 (21.05%) Data Protection

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5 (13.16%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.89%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) DEFINITY
1 8 (21.05%) SAN
2 1 (2.63%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) ClearCase
1 6 (15.79%) ClearQuest
1 6 (15.79%) CruiseControl
2 1 (2.63%) Ant
General
1 10 (26.32%) Banking
2 8 (21.05%) Finance
3 5 (13.16%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Technical Specialist
1 9 (23.68%) Analyst
2 8 (21.05%) Developer
2 8 (21.05%) Support Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Operations Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Operations Support Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Senior Technician
3 5 (13.16%) Software Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Administrator
4 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Specialist
4 4 (10.53%) SCCM Specialist
5 3 (7.89%) WebSphere Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) WebSphere Specialist
5 3 (7.89%) Senior WebSphere Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Senior WebSphere Specialist
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) .NET
2 7 (18.42%) XML
3 4 (10.53%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (5.26%) CGI
5 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (2.63%) J2EE
5 1 (2.63%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.53%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.63%) iSeries
3 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 30 (78.95%) Linux
2 20 (52.63%) Windows
3 16 (42.11%) AIX
4 9 (23.68%) Solaris
5 5 (13.16%) zOS
6 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
6 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) ITIL
2 11 (28.95%) Configuration Management
3 8 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (21.05%) Workflow
3 8 (21.05%) Business Continuity
3 8 (21.05%) Data Protection
4 6 (15.79%) RUP
5 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
5 5 (13.16%) Incident Management
5 5 (13.16%) Unit Testing
5 5 (13.16%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (13.16%) RAD
6 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.63%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.63%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.63%) CMMI
7 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) Perl
2 12 (31.58%) Shell Script
3 8 (21.05%) COBOL
4 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) MCSE
1 8 (21.05%) HNC
1 8 (21.05%) HND
1 8 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (21.05%) Avaya Certification
1 8 (21.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Samba
2 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) Tivoli
2 5 (13.16%) Netcool
2 5 (13.16%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 4 (10.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (44.74%) IBM
2 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 9 (23.68%) Cisco
4 8 (21.05%) Avaya
5 5 (13.16%) HP
5 5 (13.16%) BMC
6 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
7 3 (7.89%) Intel
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle
8 1 (2.63%) BT