The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 76 86 36
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -50
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 25 23 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.20% 1.82% 5.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.02% 8.27% 24.71%
Number of salaries quoted 24 18 33
Average salary £62,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £27,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £76,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
UNIX
South East

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

Operating Systems Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
356 278 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 31.34% 21.94% 23.29%
Number of salaries quoted 319 249 148
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

UNIX
Salary Trend in Kent

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

UNIX Salary Trend in Kent

UNIX
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX across the Kent region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Kent

UNIX
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the Kent region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. 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
Tunbridge Wells +17 3 £75,000 +172.72% 1
Folkestone - 1 £47,500 -
Tonbridge - 1 £77,500 - 1
UNIX
South East

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 25 (62.50%) Linux
2 19 (47.50%) Java
3 18 (45.00%) Finance
4 16 (40.00%) Project Management
4 16 (40.00%) Oracle
4 16 (40.00%) Windows
5 14 (35.00%) Solaris
6 13 (32.50%) Apache
7 12 (30.00%) AIX
7 12 (30.00%) DevOps
8 11 (27.50%) Sun
8 11 (27.50%) Banking
9 10 (25.00%) Mainframe
9 10 (25.00%) Web Services
9 10 (25.00%) Perl
9 10 (25.00%) PHP
9 10 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (22.50%) Line Management
10 9 (22.50%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (22.50%) Puppet
10 9 (22.50%) C
10 9 (22.50%) MySQL
10 9 (22.50%) Red Hat
11 8 (20.00%) HP
11 8 (20.00%) DNS
11 8 (20.00%) C++
11 8 (20.00%) Python
11 8 (20.00%) Veritas
11 8 (20.00%) Service Management
11 8 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 13 (32.50%) Apache
2 7 (17.50%) JBoss
3 6 (15.00%) Tomcat
4 4 (10.00%) Node.js
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (2.50%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) SaaS
2 1 (2.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) DNS
2 7 (17.50%) LDAP
2 7 (17.50%) LAN
2 7 (17.50%) WAN
2 7 (17.50%) SAN
2 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
2 7 (17.50%) VPN
3 5 (12.50%) Internet
3 5 (12.50%) Firewall
4 4 (10.00%) VLAN
5 1 (2.50%) Network Security
5 1 (2.50%) tcpdump
5 1 (2.50%) MPLS
5 1 (2.50%) OSPF
5 1 (2.50%) BGP
5 1 (2.50%) DHCP
5 1 (2.50%) SNMP
5 1 (2.50%) SSL
5 1 (2.50%) IPv4
5 1 (2.50%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) MySQL
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.50%) TestDirector
3 1 (2.50%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.50%) JIRA
General
1 18 (45.00%) Finance
2 11 (27.50%) Banking
3 5 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 4 (10.00%) Retail Banking
4 4 (10.00%) Retail
4 4 (10.00%) Legal
5 3 (7.50%) Marketing
6 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (12.50%) Consultant
2 4 (10.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (10.00%) Developer
2 4 (10.00%) Operations Manager
2 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
3 3 (7.50%) Architect
3 3 (7.50%) Project Manager
3 3 (7.50%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (7.50%) Administrator
3 3 (7.50%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (7.50%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 3 (7.50%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (7.50%) UNIX Administrator
3 3 (7.50%) UNIX Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) UNIX Consultant
4 2 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) Web Services
2 6 (15.00%) YAML
3 4 (10.00%) HTML5
3 4 (10.00%) Middleware
3 4 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (2.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 7 (17.50%) Social Media
2 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (10.00%) CMDB
4 4 (10.00%) Mobile App
5 3 (7.50%) HACMP
5 3 (7.50%) Clustering
6 2 (5.00%) Tandem
6 2 (5.00%) Open Source
6 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.50%) Digital Media
7 1 (2.50%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 25 (62.50%) Linux
2 16 (40.00%) Windows
3 14 (35.00%) Solaris
4 12 (30.00%) AIX
5 10 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.00%) HPUX
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Project Management
2 12 (30.00%) DevOps
3 9 (22.50%) Line Management
4 8 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 8 (20.00%) Service Management
4 8 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (17.50%) DSDM
5 7 (17.50%) Configuration Management
6 5 (12.50%) ITIL
6 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 4 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (10.00%) OO
7 4 (10.00%) EAI
7 4 (10.00%) SOA
7 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
7 4 (10.00%) Load Balancing
7 4 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 4 (10.00%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (47.50%) Java
2 10 (25.00%) Perl
2 10 (25.00%) PHP
3 9 (22.50%) C
4 8 (20.00%) C++
4 8 (20.00%) Python
5 7 (17.50%) SQL
6 6 (15.00%) Ruby
7 4 (10.00%) Scala
7 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
7 4 (10.00%) VBA
7 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (7.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) NFS
2 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (7.50%) VMware ESX
3 3 (7.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) Puppet
1 9 (22.50%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (17.50%) OpenView
2 7 (17.50%) Control-M
2 7 (17.50%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) Oracle
2 11 (27.50%) Sun
3 9 (22.50%) Red Hat
4 8 (20.00%) Veritas
4 8 (20.00%) HP
5 7 (17.50%) Dell
5 7 (17.50%) IBM
5 7 (17.50%) VMware
6 4 (10.00%) Remedy
7 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.50%) Cisco
8 1 (2.50%) Juniper
8 1 (2.50%) BMC
8 1 (2.50%) Brocade
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