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 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 23 17 33
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +16
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 12 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 6.22% 9.39% 3.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.75% 27.42% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 8
Average salary £29,125 £36,250 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.65% +23.93%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
64 62 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 33.16% 34.25% 21.15%
Number of salaries quoted 50 49 45
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,400 £19,600
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £45,000 £42,895
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 24 December 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 16 (94.12%) ITIL
2 10 (58.82%) Linux
2 10 (58.82%) SAN
2 10 (58.82%) Business Continuity
3 9 (52.94%) HNC
3 9 (52.94%) HND
3 9 (52.94%) MCSE
3 9 (52.94%) Cisco
3 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (52.94%) Avaya
3 9 (52.94%) DEFINITY
3 9 (52.94%) Avaya Certification
3 9 (52.94%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (52.94%) Management Information System
3 9 (52.94%) Workflow
3 9 (52.94%) Degree
3 9 (52.94%) Data Protection
4 8 (47.06%) Oracle
5 7 (41.18%) Java
5 7 (41.18%) Perl
5 7 (41.18%) J2EE
5 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
5 7 (41.18%) AIX
5 7 (41.18%) RUP
5 7 (41.18%) ClearCase
5 7 (41.18%) ClearQuest
5 7 (41.18%) Service Management
5 7 (41.18%) Samba

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) SAN
2 9 (52.94%) DEFINITY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) ClearCase
1 7 (41.18%) ClearQuest
General
1 5 (29.41%) Banking
1 5 (29.41%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Analyst
2 9 (52.94%) Support Analyst
2 9 (52.94%) Operations Analyst
2 9 (52.94%) Operations Support Analyst
3 7 (41.18%) Configuration Manager
4 5 (29.41%) Senior Manager
4 5 (29.41%) Senior Configuration Manager
5 2 (11.76%) ClearCase Configuration Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Linux
2 7 (41.18%) AIX
3 5 (29.41%) Windows
4 1 (5.88%) HPUX
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) ITIL
2 10 (58.82%) Business Continuity
3 9 (52.94%) Data Protection
3 9 (52.94%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (52.94%) Workflow
4 7 (41.18%) RUP
4 7 (41.18%) Service Management
5 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Java
1 7 (41.18%) Perl
2 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) HNC
1 9 (52.94%) HND
1 9 (52.94%) MCSE
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (52.94%) Avaya Certification
1 9 (52.94%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Samba
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
1 9 (52.94%) Avaya
2 8 (47.06%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.88%) HP