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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 24 21 30
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 10 31 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 6.13% 8.12% 3.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.03% 44.93% 10.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1 19 5
Average salary £35,500 £32,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.23% -17.72%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
37 69 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 22.70% 18.06% 28.92%
Number of salaries quoted 28 41 44
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,550 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 6 May 2015, 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 12 (63.16%) Banking
2 11 (57.89%) Retail
2 11 (57.89%) Linux
3 10 (52.63%) Windows
4 6 (31.58%) Cisco
5 5 (26.32%) IBM
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 5 (26.32%) HP
5 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (26.32%) Avaya
5 5 (26.32%) DEFINITY
5 5 (26.32%) Avaya Certification
5 5 (26.32%) SAN
5 5 (26.32%) OO
5 5 (26.32%) MCSE
5 5 (26.32%) ClearCase
5 5 (26.32%) ITIL
5 5 (26.32%) HNC
5 5 (26.32%) HND
5 5 (26.32%) ClearQuest
5 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
5 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (26.32%) Business Continuity
5 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
5 5 (26.32%) Workflow
5 5 (26.32%) WebSphere
5 5 (26.32%) Degree
5 5 (26.32%) Data Protection

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 (26.32%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.26%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) DEFINITY
1 5 (26.32%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) Intranet
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) Extranet
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) BIG-IP
2 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) SSL
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) ClearCase
1 5 (26.32%) ClearQuest
General
1 12 (63.16%) Banking
2 11 (57.89%) Retail
3 3 (15.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Support Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Operations Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Software Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Operations Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) COBOL Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Network Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Credit Risk
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Linux
2 10 (52.63%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
1 5 (26.32%) OO
1 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
1 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (26.32%) Workflow
1 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (26.32%) Business Continuity
1 5 (26.32%) Data Protection
2 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) HNC
1 5 (26.32%) HND
1 5 (26.32%) MCSE
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (26.32%) Avaya Certification
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
1 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Cisco
2 5 (26.32%) IBM
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) HP
2 5 (26.32%) Avaya
3 1 (5.26%) F5