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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 39 80 55
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -25
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 70 18 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 6.45% 1.78% 3.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.87% 6.38% 14.93%
Number of salaries quoted 70 11 31
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £67,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.31% +2.50%
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
371 282 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 34.19% 27.87% 24.47%
Number of salaries quoted 338 256 231
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 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
Sevenoaks - 7 £38,500 - 2
Folkestone +1 6 £30,000 -36.84%
Dover +4 4 £33,000 +22.22%
Maidstone +10 3 £32,500 -
West Malling - 2 £37,500 - 3
UNIX
South East

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 73 (69.52%) SQL
2 61 (58.10%) Oracle
3 57 (54.29%) PL/SQL
4 52 (49.52%) Oracle Forms
5 44 (41.90%) Shell Script
5 44 (41.90%) XML
6 43 (40.95%) Oracle Database
7 42 (40.00%) Oracle9i Database
8 38 (36.19%) Finance
9 37 (35.24%) Windows
10 27 (25.71%) SQL Server
11 24 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
12 22 (20.95%) Microsoft
13 21 (20.00%) System Testing
14 18 (17.14%) Business Analysis
14 18 (17.14%) VMware
15 16 (15.24%) MS Excel
15 16 (15.24%) Linux
16 15 (14.29%) Hyper-V
17 14 (13.33%) MS Exchange
17 14 (13.33%) Project Management
18 13 (12.38%) Degree
18 13 (12.38%) Data Centre
19 12 (11.43%) HP
20 11 (10.48%) Oracle Reports
20 11 (10.48%) Disaster Recovery
21 10 (9.52%) Software Engineering
21 10 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
21 10 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
21 10 (9.52%) Change Control

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 14 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.76%) Apache
2 5 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.81%) IIS
4 3 (2.86%) Alfresco
5 2 (1.90%) JBoss
6 1 (0.95%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.95%) nginx
6 1 (0.95%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (15.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.90%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.76%) TCP/IP
1 5 (4.76%) DNS
2 4 (3.81%) SAN
3 3 (2.86%) LDAP
4 2 (1.90%) Firewall
4 2 (1.90%) VLAN
5 1 (0.95%) SMTP
5 1 (0.95%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (40.95%) Oracle Database
2 42 (40.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 27 (25.71%) SQL Server
4 11 (10.48%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (7.62%) Informix
6 5 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (3.81%) MySQL
8 3 (2.86%) DataStage
9 2 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.90%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.90%) Sybase ASE
9 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 52 (49.52%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (5.71%) TestDirector
2 6 (5.71%) LoadRunner
2 6 (5.71%) JIRA
2 6 (5.71%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.90%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.90%) IntelliJ
4 2 (1.90%) Ant
4 2 (1.90%) JUnit
4 2 (1.90%) HP UFT
4 2 (1.90%) EasyMock
4 2 (1.90%) Subversion
4 2 (1.90%) jMock
General
1 38 (36.19%) Finance
2 3 (2.86%) Banking
2 3 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.90%) Electronics
3 2 (1.90%) Law
3 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.90%) Marketing
4 1 (0.95%) Legal
4 1 (0.95%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 45 (42.86%) Developer
2 38 (36.19%) Oracle Developer
3 10 (9.52%) Analyst
4 9 (8.57%) Consultant
4 9 (8.57%) Programmer
4 9 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (7.62%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
7 6 (5.71%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.71%) Software Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Database Developer
8 5 (4.76%) SQL DBA
8 5 (4.76%) Oracle Database Developer
8 5 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) DBA
8 5 (4.76%) Test Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.81%) Developer Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.81%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (41.90%) XML
2 9 (8.57%) .NET
3 3 (2.86%) HTML
4 2 (1.90%) Web Services
4 2 (1.90%) XSD
4 2 (1.90%) Swing
4 2 (1.90%) Hibernate
4 2 (1.90%) Spring
5 1 (0.95%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (12.38%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.81%) Clustering
5 3 (2.86%) HACMP
6 2 (1.90%) DTV
7 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.95%) Blog
7 1 (0.95%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.95%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 37 (35.24%) Windows
2 16 (15.24%) Linux
3 10 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (4.76%) Solaris
6 4 (3.81%) AIX
6 4 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.95%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.95%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.95%) Android
8 1 (0.95%) MVS
8 1 (0.95%) SUSE
8 1 (0.95%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.00%) System Testing
2 18 (17.14%) Business Analysis
3 14 (13.33%) Project Management
4 11 (10.48%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (9.52%) Software Engineering
5 10 (9.52%) Change Control
6 8 (7.62%) Service Delivery
6 8 (7.62%) Performance Monitoring
6 8 (7.62%) Systems Analysis
7 7 (6.67%) ITIL
8 6 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (5.71%) Test Scripting
8 6 (5.71%) V-Model
9 5 (4.76%) Software Testing
9 5 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (4.76%) Test Strategy
9 5 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (4.76%) Scrum
9 5 (4.76%) PRINCE2
10 4 (3.81%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 73 (69.52%) SQL
2 57 (54.29%) PL/SQL
3 44 (41.90%) Shell Script
4 9 (8.57%) Java
5 5 (4.76%) T-SQL
5 5 (4.76%) Perl
6 3 (2.86%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.86%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.86%) Python
7 2 (1.90%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.95%) Korn
8 1 (0.95%) C
8 1 (0.95%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (12.38%) Degree
2 6 (5.71%) ISEB
3 4 (3.81%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.90%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.90%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.90%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.95%) NVQ Level 4
6 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 10 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (2.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (2.86%) NFS
5 2 (1.90%) Firmware
5 2 (1.90%) XenApp
5 2 (1.90%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.90%) vSphere
5 2 (1.90%) vCloud
6 1 (0.95%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 6 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (4.76%) Puppet
3 4 (3.81%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (2.86%) Control-M
4 3 (2.86%) OpenView
5 2 (1.90%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.95%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.95%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.95%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 61 (58.10%) Oracle
2 22 (20.95%) Microsoft
3 18 (17.14%) VMware
4 12 (11.43%) HP
5 9 (8.57%) Cisco
6 5 (4.76%) Veritas
6 5 (4.76%) Sybase
7 4 (3.81%) Dell
7 4 (3.81%) EMC
7 4 (3.81%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.86%) Teradata
8 3 (2.86%) Informatica
8 3 (2.86%) IBM
9 2 (1.90%) Sun
9 2 (1.90%) Intel
9 2 (1.90%) SAP
9 2 (1.90%) Symantec
9 2 (1.90%) Remedy
9 2 (1.90%) Citrix
9 2 (1.90%) JD Edwards
West Malling
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + On-Call, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Sevenoaks
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Sevenoaks
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago