The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 40 31 20
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -11
Permanent jobs citing Unix 136 160 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.25% 8.04% 9.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.33% 26.45% 31.70%
Number of salaries quoted 100 115 129
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £35,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,233
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Unix
East of England

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

Operating Systems Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
559 605 631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.69% 30.40% 30.84%
Number of salaries quoted 455 482 511
Average salary £36,250 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,750 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Unix
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Unix Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Unix
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unix across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Unix Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Unix
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +3 72 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Stevenage - 5 - -
Rickmansworth +10 4 £50,000 -4.76%
Potters Bar - 4 £40,000 -
Hemel Hempstead -3 3 £57,500 +23.65%
Harpenden - 3 £37,500 -
Letchworth - 1 £62,500 -
Unix
East of England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

1 146 (57.94%) Linux
2 134 (53.17%) SQL
3 129 (51.19%) Oracle
4 104 (41.27%) Java
5 87 (34.52%) Finance
6 69 (27.38%) Windows
6 69 (27.38%) IBM
7 60 (23.81%) ITIL
8 55 (21.83%) Microsoft
8 55 (21.83%) Shell Script
9 54 (21.43%) WebSphere
10 52 (20.63%) HTML
11 48 (19.05%) Tomcat
12 47 (18.65%) Perl
13 44 (17.46%) MS Office
13 44 (17.46%) Apache
13 44 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
14 42 (16.67%) Degree
15 39 (15.48%) XML
15 39 (15.48%) VMware
16 37 (14.68%) C++
16 37 (14.68%) C
16 37 (14.68%) .NET
17 35 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
18 34 (13.49%) JavaScript
19 33 (13.10%) AIX
20 32 (12.70%) MySQL
21 31 (12.30%) WebSphere Application Server
21 31 (12.30%) Oracle Database
22 30 (11.90%) C#

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 54 (21.43%) WebSphere
2 48 (19.05%) Tomcat
3 44 (17.46%) Apache
4 31 (12.30%) WebSphere Application Server
5 25 (9.92%) Apache ServiceMix
6 21 (8.33%) OpenEdge
7 16 (6.35%) IIS
8 9 (3.57%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.59%) JBoss
9 4 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.19%) Jetty
10 3 (1.19%) MQSeries
10 3 (1.19%) MS Exchange
10 3 (1.19%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.79%) CMS
11 2 (0.79%) Node.js
11 2 (0.79%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.79%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 44 (17.46%) MS Office
2 19 (7.54%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.79%) Oracle Assets
1 2 (0.79%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.40%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (1.98%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (1.59%) IBM SmartCloud
5 3 (1.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (1.19%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (1.19%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.19%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 3 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.19%) Google App Engine
5 3 (1.19%) Google Compute Engine
5 3 (1.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.52%) SSH
2 23 (9.13%) FTP
3 22 (8.73%) DNS
4 21 (8.33%) Firewall
5 18 (7.14%) Internet
6 14 (5.56%) SAN
7 13 (5.16%) BGP
7 13 (5.16%) MPLS
7 13 (5.16%) OSPF
7 13 (5.16%) SSL
8 12 (4.76%) Telnet
9 11 (4.37%) LAN
10 10 (3.97%) DHCP
10 10 (3.97%) HTTP
11 9 (3.57%) PuTTY
11 9 (3.57%) WAN
12 7 (2.78%) Extranet
12 7 (2.78%) RIP
13 6 (2.38%) Asterisk PBX
13 6 (2.38%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (12.70%) MySQL
2 31 (12.30%) Oracle Database
3 28 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 21 (8.33%) DB2
4 21 (8.33%) RDBMS
5 19 (7.54%) SQL Server
6 17 (6.75%) Informix
7 11 (4.37%) Oracle Reports
8 9 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (1.98%) Data Mining
10 5 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.19%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 3 (1.19%) Oracle Exadata
12 2 (0.79%) Jackrabbit
12 2 (0.79%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 29 (11.51%) HP UFT
2 20 (7.94%) Cucumber
3 17 (6.75%) Selenium
4 13 (5.16%) JIRA
4 13 (5.16%) LoadRunner
5 12 (4.76%) Git (software)
5 12 (4.76%) Toad
6 11 (4.37%) Subversion
7 8 (3.17%) Eclipse
8 6 (2.38%) ClearQuest
8 6 (2.38%) JMeter
9 4 (1.59%) Rational Application Developer
10 3 (1.19%) Ant
10 3 (1.19%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.19%) Maven
11 2 (0.79%) JUnit
11 2 (0.79%) Log4j
11 2 (0.79%) Mockito
11 2 (0.79%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.40%) NUnit
General
1 87 (34.52%) Finance
2 12 (4.76%) Banking
3 11 (4.37%) Retail
4 10 (3.97%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.17%) Billing
6 7 (2.78%) Games
7 2 (0.79%) Automotive
7 2 (0.79%) Electronics
7 2 (0.79%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.79%) Marketing
8 1 (0.40%) Advertising
8 1 (0.40%) Back Office
8 1 (0.40%) Front Office
8 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 79 (31.35%) Analyst
2 53 (21.03%) Developer
3 34 (13.49%) Test Analyst
4 26 (10.32%) Senior Developer
4 26 (10.32%) Support Analyst
5 24 (9.52%) Programmer
6 23 (9.13%) Administrator
7 21 (8.33%) Architect
7 21 (8.33%) OpenEdge Developer
7 21 (8.33%) Progress Developer
7 21 (8.33%) Senior Progress Developer
7 21 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
8 20 (7.94%) SQL Analyst
8 20 (7.94%) Unix Analyst
8 20 (7.94%) Unix Support
9 18 (7.14%) Applications Support
9 18 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
9 18 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 16 (6.35%) C Programmer
10 16 (6.35%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (20.63%) HTML
2 39 (15.48%) XML
3 37 (14.68%) .NET
4 29 (11.51%) LAMP
5 26 (10.32%) WebSphere MQ
6 23 (9.13%) AngularJS
7 22 (8.73%) J2EE
7 22 (8.73%) Web Services
8 21 (8.33%) jQuery
8 21 (8.33%) Kendo UI
9 17 (6.75%) Middleware
10 15 (5.95%) JDBC
11 12 (4.76%) .NET Framework
12 10 (3.97%) CSS
12 10 (3.97%) JSON
13 8 (3.17%) SOAP
14 7 (2.78%) JMS
15 6 (2.38%) EJB
15 6 (2.38%) JSP
15 6 (2.38%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (11.90%) Computer Science
3 25 (9.92%) Client/Server
4 21 (8.33%) N-Tier
5 12 (4.76%) Clustering
6 11 (4.37%) Fintech
7 8 (3.17%) Data Centre
8 7 (2.78%) Data Integration
8 7 (2.78%) Mathematics
8 7 (2.78%) Physics
8 7 (2.78%) Statistics
9 4 (1.59%) CMDB
9 4 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.59%) Reference Data
9 4 (1.59%) Replication
9 4 (1.59%) Robotics
10 2 (0.79%) Cybercrime
10 2 (0.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (0.79%) Verilog
10 2 (0.79%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 146 (57.94%) Linux
2 69 (27.38%) Windows
3 33 (13.10%) AIX
4 29 (11.51%) Solaris
5 20 (7.94%) HPUX
5 20 (7.94%) Windows Server
6 17 (6.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (5.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (2.38%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.59%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.19%) CentOS
11 3 (1.19%) Debian
11 3 (1.19%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.79%) CoreOS
12 2 (0.79%) Fedora
12 2 (0.79%) FreeBSD
12 2 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (23.81%) ITIL
2 44 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (11.90%) Time Management
4 27 (10.71%) MVC
5 24 (9.52%) E-Commerce
5 24 (9.52%) Test Scripting
6 23 (9.13%) Problem Management
7 22 (8.73%) High Availability
8 20 (7.94%) Regression Testing
8 20 (7.94%) Scrum
9 19 (7.54%) Functional Testing
9 19 (7.54%) Software Testing
10 17 (6.75%) Automated Testing
10 17 (6.75%) Open Source
11 16 (6.35%) Validation
12 15 (5.95%) Data Analysis
13 14 (5.56%) Software Engineering
13 14 (5.56%) Test Automation
14 13 (5.16%) Performance Monitoring
14 13 (5.16%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 134 (53.17%) SQL
2 104 (41.27%) Java
3 55 (21.83%) Shell Script
4 47 (18.65%) Perl
5 37 (14.68%) C
5 37 (14.68%) C++
6 34 (13.49%) JavaScript
7 30 (11.90%) C#
8 28 (11.11%) Bash Shell
9 27 (10.71%) Python
10 24 (9.52%) PL/SQL
11 21 (8.33%) OpenEdge ABL
11 21 (8.33%) Progress 4GL
12 17 (6.75%) PHP
13 14 (5.56%) VB
14 7 (2.78%) Ruby
15 5 (1.98%) Scala
16 2 (0.79%) Tcl
17 1 (0.40%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 42 (16.67%) Degree
2 18 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 17 (6.75%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (3.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (3.17%) ISEB
5 8 (3.17%) ISTQB
6 7 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (2.38%) CCIE
7 6 (2.38%) CCNP
8 3 (1.19%) CCNA
8 3 (1.19%) MCP
8 3 (1.19%) VCP4
8 3 (1.19%) VCP5
8 3 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.79%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.40%) CISA
10 1 (0.40%) CISM
10 1 (0.40%) CISSP
10 1 (0.40%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (11.51%) QA
2 18 (7.14%) SLA
3 5 (1.98%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.19%) ISO 8583
4 3 (1.19%) ISO20022
5 2 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 12 (4.76%) Postfix
3 12 (4.76%) qmail
3 12 (4.76%) Sendmail
4 8 (3.17%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (1.98%) Oracle Clusterware
6 2 (0.79%) Ceph
6 2 (0.79%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (4.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 12 (4.76%) Plesk
3 9 (3.57%) Puppet
4 7 (2.78%) Data Guard
5 6 (2.38%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (1.98%) Oracle ZFS
7 4 (1.59%) SCCM
7 4 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (1.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.79%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.79%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.40%) Ansible
10 1 (0.40%) Bacula
10 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 129 (51.19%) Oracle
2 69 (27.38%) IBM
3 55 (21.83%) Microsoft
4 39 (15.48%) VMware
5 27 (10.71%) HP
6 21 (8.33%) Progress
7 19 (7.54%) Cisco
8 18 (7.14%) Red Hat
9 9 (3.57%) Juniper
10 8 (3.17%) Citrix
11 7 (2.78%) F5
12 6 (2.38%) ComArch
13 5 (1.98%) 3PAR
13 5 (1.98%) Aruba
13 5 (1.98%) Dell
13 5 (1.98%) Google
13 5 (1.98%) Northgate
13 5 (1.98%) Sun
14 4 (1.59%) Foundry
14 4 (1.59%) FrontRange
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