The table below looks at the statistics for Shell Script skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Shell Script over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 108 100 70
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -30
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 2 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.17% 0.16% 1.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.30% 0.29% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 7
Average salary £55,750 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.53% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,350 £32,500 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,150 £44,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,750
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.29%
Shell Script
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Programming Languages Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
659 687 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 56.71% 56.27% 50.72%
Number of salaries quoted 592 623 341
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,100 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Shell Script
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Shell Script across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Shell Script Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Shell Script
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Shell Script Salary Trend in Kent

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region citing Shell Script 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 Shell Script.

1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) AIX
1 6 (100.00%) Solaris
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Veritas
1 6 (100.00%) Perl
1 6 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Puppet
2 5 (83.33%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (83.33%) Performance Analysis
2 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
3 4 (66.67%) HACMP
3 4 (66.67%) Control-M
3 4 (66.67%) LDAP
3 4 (66.67%) NFS
3 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) IBM
3 4 (66.67%) Sun
3 4 (66.67%) OpenView
3 4 (66.67%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) Dell
3 4 (66.67%) SAN
3 4 (66.67%) MySQL
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) Clustering

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region citing Shell Script 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 Shell Script. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) LDAP
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) UNIX Administrator
2 3 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (50.00%) Administrator
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX Support
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) HACMP
1 4 (66.67%) Clustering
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) AIX
1 6 (100.00%) Solaris
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
1 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (83.33%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) Python
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (66.67%) NFS
2 4 (66.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Puppet
1 5 (83.33%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (66.67%) OpenView
2 4 (66.67%) Control-M
2 4 (66.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Veritas
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) IBM
3 4 (66.67%) Sun
3 4 (66.67%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) Symantec