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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 38 19 17
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -2
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 129 200 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.40% 9.39% 10.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.79% 31.65% 33.58%
Number of salaries quoted 98 137 193
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £50,698 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
652 632 798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 32.33% 29.66% 31.40%
Number of salaries quoted 530 522 653
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £50,000
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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015. 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 -2 75 £42,500 +6.25%
Hemel Hempstead -17 11 £40,000 +10.34% 1
Rickmansworth -10 8 £47,250 +5.00% 1
Royston - 8 £45,000 -
St Albans -18 6 £47,500 +75.92% 1
Welwyn Garden City -6 5 £30,000 -35.13%
UNIX
East of England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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.

1 243 (68.84%) Linux
2 174 (49.29%) Java
3 153 (43.34%) SQL
4 131 (37.11%) Oracle
5 119 (33.71%) Finance
6 110 (31.16%) Degree
7 106 (30.03%) Windows
8 89 (25.21%) XML
8 89 (25.21%) J2EE
9 88 (24.93%) JavaScript
10 81 (22.95%) HTML
11 76 (21.53%) C++
12 75 (21.25%) Computer Science
13 73 (20.68%) Retail
14 70 (19.83%) Software Engineering
15 69 (19.55%) E-Commerce
16 66 (18.70%) C
17 65 (18.41%) Solaris
17 65 (18.41%) OO
17 65 (18.41%) Analytical Skills
18 63 (17.85%) Shell Script
19 61 (17.28%) IBM
20 59 (16.71%) SOAP
21 58 (16.43%) Web Services
22 57 (16.15%) WebSphere
23 56 (15.86%) ITIL
24 55 (15.58%) Tomcat
24 55 (15.58%) Internet
25 53 (15.01%) Relational Database
26 51 (14.45%) DB2

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 57 (16.15%) WebSphere
2 55 (15.58%) Tomcat
3 39 (11.05%) MQSeries
4 33 (9.35%) WebSphere Application Server
5 24 (6.80%) IIS
6 23 (6.52%) WebLogic
7 17 (4.82%) IBM HTTP Server
8 16 (4.53%) Apache
8 16 (4.53%) Adobe CQ
9 15 (4.25%) ColdFusion
10 14 (3.97%) Apache Solr
11 13 (3.68%) JBoss
12 10 (2.83%) MS Exchange
13 9 (2.55%) SharePoint Server
14 7 (1.98%) GlassFish
15 6 (1.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 5 (1.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 5 (1.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 4 (1.13%) Oracle Workflow
17 4 (1.13%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 32 (9.07%) MS Office
2 25 (7.08%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.57%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.42%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (1.42%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.28%) Agresso
2 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.28%) SAP SRM
2 1 (0.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.57%) Google App Engine
3 2 (0.57%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (0.28%) SaaS
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 55 (15.58%) Internet
2 47 (13.31%) HTTP
3 35 (9.92%) FTP
4 17 (4.82%) SAN
5 16 (4.53%) Firewall
6 15 (4.25%) VPN
7 13 (3.68%) VoIP
7 13 (3.68%) Wireless
8 11 (3.12%) PuTTY
8 11 (3.12%) WinSCP
8 11 (3.12%) SSH
9 10 (2.83%) IPv4
10 9 (2.55%) LAN
10 9 (2.55%) BGP
10 9 (2.55%) MPLS
10 9 (2.55%) OSPF
10 9 (2.55%) NAS
11 8 (2.27%) WAN
11 8 (2.27%) DNS
12 7 (1.98%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (15.01%) Relational Database
2 51 (14.45%) DB2
3 46 (13.03%) MySQL
4 45 (12.75%) RDBMS
5 25 (7.08%) SQL Server
5 25 (7.08%) Oracle Database
6 14 (3.97%) DbVisualizer
7 9 (2.55%) Informix
7 9 (2.55%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (1.42%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.13%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.13%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.13%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 4 (1.13%) BigTable
10 2 (0.57%) NonStop SQL
10 2 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 28 (7.93%) Maven
2 25 (7.08%) Subversion
3 18 (5.10%) Ant
4 17 (4.82%) Eclipse
5 14 (3.97%) JUnit
6 13 (3.68%) Toad
6 13 (3.68%) QuickTest Pro
6 13 (3.68%) JIRA
7 12 (3.40%) LoadRunner
8 10 (2.83%) Log4j
8 10 (2.83%) SoapUI
9 6 (1.70%) Rational Application Developer
10 5 (1.42%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (1.13%) Selenium
12 2 (0.57%) PowerBuilder
12 2 (0.57%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.57%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.57%) Jenkins
13 1 (0.28%) PVCS
13 1 (0.28%) JDeveloper
General
1 119 (33.71%) Finance
2 73 (20.68%) Retail
3 43 (12.18%) Banking
4 21 (5.95%) Games
5 16 (4.53%) Manufacturing
6 13 (3.68%) Financial Institution
7 8 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (1.98%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.42%) Back Office
9 5 (1.42%) Billing
10 1 (0.28%) Front Office
10 1 (0.28%) Advertising
10 1 (0.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 97 (27.48%) Analyst
2 91 (25.78%) Developer
3 64 (18.13%) Support Analyst
4 58 (16.43%) Java Developer
5 36 (10.20%) Software Engineer
6 31 (8.78%) Senior Developer
7 28 (7.93%) Software Developer
8 27 (7.65%) Senior Java Developer
9 25 (7.08%) Administrator
10 24 (6.80%) Technical Support Analyst
10 24 (6.80%) Technical Analyst
10 24 (6.80%) Technical Support
11 23 (6.52%) C++ Developer
12 22 (6.23%) Programmer
13 20 (5.67%) Java Software Engineer
13 20 (5.67%) Applications Support
14 19 (5.38%) Senior Software Engineer
15 18 (5.10%) Java Software Developer
16 17 (4.82%) Systems Administrator
17 16 (4.53%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (25.21%) XML
1 89 (25.21%) J2EE
2 81 (22.95%) HTML
3 59 (16.71%) SOAP
4 58 (16.43%) Web Services
5 45 (12.75%) Middleware
6 40 (11.33%) CSS
7 37 (10.48%) Spring
8 36 (10.20%) Hibernate
9 29 (8.22%) JDBC
10 28 (7.93%) JSP
10 28 (7.93%) Struts
11 27 (7.65%) jQuery
12 26 (7.37%) Servlets
13 25 (7.08%) DOM
14 21 (5.95%) .NET
14 21 (5.95%) XSLT
14 21 (5.95%) Ajax
15 20 (5.67%) ASP.NET
16 16 (4.53%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 75 (21.25%) Computer Science
2 65 (18.41%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (7.08%) Algorithms
4 11 (3.12%) Open Source
4 11 (3.12%) Client/Server
5 10 (2.83%) Web 2.0
5 10 (2.83%) Mathematics
5 10 (2.83%) Physics
6 6 (1.70%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.42%) Artificial Intelligence
8 4 (1.13%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.13%) PKI
8 4 (1.13%) e-Health
9 3 (0.85%) Raspberry Pi
10 2 (0.57%) Online Gambling
10 2 (0.57%) Tandem
10 2 (0.57%) EMV
10 2 (0.57%) AS400
11 1 (0.28%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 243 (68.84%) Linux
2 106 (30.03%) Windows
3 65 (18.41%) Solaris
4 49 (13.88%) AIX
5 34 (9.63%) HPUX
6 17 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (4.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (3.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (2.83%) Ubuntu
9 10 (2.83%) Debian
10 4 (1.13%) Android
10 4 (1.13%) OpenBSD
10 4 (1.13%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.13%) FreeBSD
10 4 (1.13%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.85%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.28%) SUSE
12 1 (0.28%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (19.83%) Software Engineering
2 69 (19.55%) E-Commerce
3 65 (18.41%) OO
4 56 (15.86%) ITIL
5 44 (12.46%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (10.48%) Problem Management
6 37 (10.48%) Multithreading
7 23 (6.52%) Regression Testing
8 21 (5.95%) System Testing
9 19 (5.38%) MVC
9 19 (5.38%) Automated Testing
10 18 (5.10%) Scrum
11 17 (4.82%) Disaster Recovery
11 17 (4.82%) Incident Management
11 17 (4.82%) Release Management
11 17 (4.82%) Test Automation
11 17 (4.82%) Content Management
11 17 (4.82%) TDD
12 16 (4.53%) Unit Testing
12 16 (4.53%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 174 (49.29%) Java
2 153 (43.34%) SQL
3 88 (24.93%) JavaScript
4 76 (21.53%) C++
5 66 (18.70%) C
6 63 (17.85%) Shell Script
7 43 (12.18%) Python
8 42 (11.90%) C#
9 31 (8.78%) Perl
10 28 (7.93%) PL/SQL
11 21 (5.95%) XPath
12 16 (4.53%) PHP
12 16 (4.53%) Bash Shell
13 9 (2.55%) VB
14 5 (1.42%) VB6
15 4 (1.13%) Scala
15 4 (1.13%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.85%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
17 2 (0.57%) Korn
17 2 (0.57%) AWK
Qualifications
1 110 (31.16%) Degree
2 21 (5.95%) Sun Certification
2 21 (5.95%) ISEB
3 20 (5.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 15 (4.25%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 13 (3.68%) Security Cleared
6 12 (3.40%) VCP4
7 9 (2.55%) CCNP
7 9 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (2.27%) SC Cleared
9 7 (1.98%) PMP
9 7 (1.98%) PMI Certification
9 7 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (1.98%) ISTQB
10 6 (1.70%) MBCS
10 6 (1.70%) MCP
10 6 (1.70%) VCP5
11 5 (1.42%) OCP
11 5 (1.42%) Oracle Certification
12 4 (1.13%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.67%) SLA
2 8 (2.27%) QA
3 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.28%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 20 (5.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (4.53%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.83%) VirtualBox
4 9 (2.55%) Samba
5 6 (1.70%) Terminal Server
6 5 (1.42%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (1.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (1.13%) KVM
7 4 (1.13%) Ceph
8 3 (0.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (0.57%) Sendmail
9 2 (0.57%) RACF
9 2 (0.57%) vSphere
9 2 (0.57%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 2 (0.57%) ACF2
10 1 (0.28%) GPFS
10 1 (0.28%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.28%) NFS
10 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 15 (4.25%) Tivoli
2 8 (2.27%) Puppet
3 7 (1.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (1.13%) Data Guard
4 4 (1.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (1.13%) CA Spectrum
5 3 (0.85%) CA Wily
6 2 (0.57%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.57%) Control-M
6 2 (0.57%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 2 (0.57%) Novell Identity Manager
6 2 (0.57%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (0.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.28%) Ansible
7 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.28%) Nagios
7 1 (0.28%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 131 (37.11%) Oracle
2 61 (17.28%) IBM
3 45 (12.75%) Microsoft
4 37 (10.48%) Sun
5 30 (8.50%) VMware
6 29 (8.22%) Cisco
7 21 (5.95%) HP
8 20 (5.67%) Red Hat
9 17 (4.82%) Citrix
10 10 (2.83%) Interwoven
11 7 (1.98%) NetApp
11 7 (1.98%) CA
11 7 (1.98%) Veritas
11 7 (1.98%) SolarWinds
12 6 (1.70%) CheckPoint
12 6 (1.70%) Juniper
13 5 (1.42%) Foundry
13 5 (1.42%) Aruba
13 5 (1.42%) Blue Coat
13 5 (1.42%) Google
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Performance bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter UK Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive + bens
Posted: 7 days ago