The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 48 14 36
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +22
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 8 50 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.04% 15.48% 5.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.90% 48.08% 16.16%
Number of salaries quoted 8 30 14
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UNIX
Suffolk

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

Operating Systems Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
62 104 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 15.82% 32.20% 33.67%
Number of salaries quoted 55 80 87
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

UNIX
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

UNIX Salary Trend in Ipswich

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 29 (78.38%) Linux
2 23 (62.16%) Windows
3 22 (59.46%) TCP/IP
4 19 (51.35%) PowerShell
5 18 (48.65%) Java
5 18 (48.65%) SQL
5 18 (48.65%) Web Services
5 18 (48.65%) XML
6 16 (43.24%) DNS
7 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
8 13 (35.14%) SAN
8 13 (35.14%) ITIL
8 13 (35.14%) NoSQL
9 12 (32.43%) Puppet
9 12 (32.43%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (32.43%) VPN
9 12 (32.43%) JSON
10 11 (29.73%) Oracle
11 10 (27.03%) Configuration Management
11 10 (27.03%) Firewall
11 10 (27.03%) Bash Shell
12 9 (24.32%) Open Source
12 9 (24.32%) jQuery
12 9 (24.32%) Replication
12 9 (24.32%) Shell Script
12 9 (24.32%) AWS CloudFormation
13 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
13 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
13 7 (18.92%) Tomcat
13 7 (18.92%) Git (software)

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 7 (18.92%) Tomcat
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle Application Server
2 6 (16.22%) WebSphere
2 6 (16.22%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (16.22%) WebLogic
2 6 (16.22%) JBoss
3 5 (13.51%) Apache Pig
4 3 (8.11%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.70%) Apache
5 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (24.32%) AWS CloudFormation
2 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (10.81%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (8.11%) SaaS
5 3 (8.11%) PaaS
5 3 (8.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (59.46%) TCP/IP
2 16 (43.24%) DNS
3 13 (35.14%) SAN
4 12 (32.43%) VPN
5 10 (27.03%) Firewall
6 6 (16.22%) Reverse Proxy
7 4 (10.81%) VoIP
7 4 (10.81%) DHCP
8 1 (2.70%) HTTP
8 1 (2.70%) Kerberos
8 1 (2.70%) SSL
8 1 (2.70%) LDAP
8 1 (2.70%) Wireshark
8 1 (2.70%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) NoSQL
2 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
3 5 (13.51%) Hadoop
3 5 (13.51%) Apache Hive
3 5 (13.51%) MongoDB
3 5 (13.51%) Big Data
3 5 (13.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (10.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.11%) Subversion
3 2 (5.41%) SoapUI
3 2 (5.41%) Gradle
3 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.70%) Fiddler
General
1 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Developer
2 7 (18.92%) Analyst
2 7 (18.92%) Support Analyst
2 7 (18.92%) Java Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Service Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (10.81%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Team Leader
4 4 (10.81%) Java Team Leader
4 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) IT Support
5 3 (8.11%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Test Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (8.11%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) AWS Architect
6 2 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (48.65%) Web Services
1 18 (48.65%) XML
2 12 (32.43%) JSON
3 9 (24.32%) jQuery
4 6 (16.22%) SOAP
4 6 (16.22%) REST
5 5 (13.51%) OSGi
5 5 (13.51%) Apache Camel
5 5 (13.51%) HTML
5 5 (13.51%) Spring
5 5 (13.51%) Ajax
5 5 (13.51%) Java EE
6 4 (10.81%) CSS
7 3 (8.11%) JSP
7 3 (8.11%) J2EE
7 3 (8.11%) JSF
7 3 (8.11%) Hibernate
8 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
8 2 (5.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (5.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Replication
1 9 (24.32%) Open Source
2 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.41%) DataPower
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.70%) PKI
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 29 (78.38%) Linux
2 23 (62.16%) Windows
3 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.11%) Windows 8
4 3 (8.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) ITIL
2 10 (27.03%) Configuration Management
3 6 (16.22%) Service Management
3 6 (16.22%) Service Delivery
3 6 (16.22%) DevOps
4 5 (13.51%) Web Application Development
4 5 (13.51%) SOA
5 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.11%) TOGAF
6 3 (8.11%) Test Scripting
6 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.11%) UML
6 3 (8.11%) Change Management
6 3 (8.11%) ITIL V3
6 3 (8.11%) Test Strategy
6 3 (8.11%) Test Planning
6 3 (8.11%) Line Management
6 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
6 3 (8.11%) Software Testing
6 3 (8.11%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) PowerShell
2 18 (48.65%) Java
2 18 (48.65%) SQL
3 10 (27.03%) Bash Shell
4 9 (24.32%) Shell Script
5 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
6 5 (13.51%) Python
6 5 (13.51%) Groovy
7 1 (2.70%) Tcl
7 1 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Sun Certification
2 3 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
2 3 (8.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (32.43%) Puppet
1 12 (32.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
2 11 (29.73%) Oracle
3 6 (16.22%) IBM
4 3 (8.11%) Citrix
4 3 (8.11%) VMware
5 1 (2.70%) ForgeRock
5 1 (2.70%) Siemens