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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 84 75 37
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -38
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 24 27 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.21% 2.45% 5.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.17% 10.63% 20.62%
Number of salaries quoted 23 25 33
Average salary £60,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
389 254 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 35.75% 23.01% 27.52%
Number of salaries quoted 338 232 177
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Tunbridge Wells +6 2 £75,000 +172.72%
Deal - 1 £52,500 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £45,000 - 1
Tonbridge - 1 £77,500 -
UNIX
South East

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 31 (72.09%) Linux
2 20 (46.51%) Finance
3 19 (44.19%) Solaris
4 17 (39.53%) AIX
4 17 (39.53%) Project Management
5 16 (37.21%) Java
6 14 (32.56%) Perl
6 14 (32.56%) Oracle
6 14 (32.56%) Python
6 14 (32.56%) Veritas
6 14 (32.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (32.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (27.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 12 (27.91%) Banking
7 12 (27.91%) DNS
7 12 (27.91%) Windows
8 11 (25.58%) Sun
8 11 (25.58%) Red Hat
8 11 (25.58%) Puppet
8 11 (25.58%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (25.58%) DevOps
8 11 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (23.26%) NFS
9 10 (23.26%) TCP/IP
9 10 (23.26%) LDAP
9 10 (23.26%) C
9 10 (23.26%) Mainframe
10 9 (20.93%) NetBackup
10 9 (20.93%) C++
10 9 (20.93%) PHP

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (16.28%) Apache
1 7 (16.28%) Node.js
2 2 (4.65%) JBoss
2 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) Alfresco
3 1 (2.33%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.91%) DNS
2 10 (23.26%) TCP/IP
2 10 (23.26%) LDAP
3 9 (20.93%) SAN
4 8 (18.60%) WAN
5 6 (13.95%) LAN
5 6 (13.95%) VPN
5 6 (13.95%) Internet
6 4 (9.30%) Firewall
7 3 (6.98%) VLAN
8 2 (4.65%) DHCP
8 2 (4.65%) MPLS
8 2 (4.65%) IPsec
9 1 (2.33%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) MySQL
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 20 (46.51%) Finance
2 12 (27.91%) Banking
3 5 (11.63%) Investment Banking
4 4 (9.30%) Retail Banking
4 4 (9.30%) Retail
5 3 (6.98%) Legal
6 2 (4.65%) Marketing
6 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (18.60%) Administrator
2 7 (16.28%) Software Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) UNIX Administrator
3 5 (11.63%) Architect
4 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Operations Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (9.30%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.98%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (6.98%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Support
6 2 (4.65%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) UNIX Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) Web Services
2 6 (13.95%) HTML
3 5 (11.63%) HTML5
4 4 (9.30%) Middleware
5 2 (4.65%) YAML
6 1 (2.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (23.26%) Mainframe
3 8 (18.60%) Social Media
3 8 (18.60%) Clustering
3 8 (18.60%) HACMP
4 7 (16.28%) Computer Science
5 6 (13.95%) Management Information System
6 5 (11.63%) Mobile App
6 5 (11.63%) Open Source
7 4 (9.30%) CMDB
8 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (4.65%) AS400
10 1 (2.33%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 31 (72.09%) Linux
2 19 (44.19%) Solaris
3 17 (39.53%) AIX
4 14 (32.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (27.91%) Windows
6 2 (4.65%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) Project Management
2 14 (32.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (25.58%) DevOps
4 8 (18.60%) Performance Analysis
4 8 (18.60%) DSDM
5 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (16.28%) Line Management
5 7 (16.28%) Mentoring
5 7 (16.28%) Software Engineering
6 6 (13.95%) Configuration Management
6 6 (13.95%) Service Management
7 5 (11.63%) EAI
7 5 (11.63%) SOA
7 5 (11.63%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (11.63%) OO
7 5 (11.63%) Waterfall
7 5 (11.63%) People Management
8 4 (9.30%) Coaching
8 4 (9.30%) Knowledge Management
8 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 16 (37.21%) Java
2 14 (32.56%) Perl
2 14 (32.56%) Python
3 10 (23.26%) C
4 9 (20.93%) C++
4 9 (20.93%) PHP
4 9 (20.93%) Shell Script
5 7 (16.28%) Scala
6 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
7 4 (9.30%) SQL
7 4 (9.30%) VBA
8 2 (4.65%) Ruby
9 1 (2.33%) C#
9 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (6.98%) MCSE
2 2 (4.65%) CCNA
2 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.33%) MCSD
3 1 (2.33%) CCA
3 1 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.33%) CCEA
3 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
1 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (27.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 10 (23.26%) NFS
3 8 (18.60%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
5 2 (4.65%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (25.58%) Puppet
1 11 (25.58%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (20.93%) NetBackup
3 8 (18.60%) OpenView
3 8 (18.60%) Control-M
4 2 (4.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (32.56%) Oracle
1 14 (32.56%) Veritas
2 11 (25.58%) Sun
2 11 (25.58%) Red Hat
3 8 (18.60%) HP
3 8 (18.60%) VMware
4 7 (16.28%) IBM
4 7 (16.28%) Dell
5 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
6 4 (9.30%) Remedy
7 3 (6.98%) Symantec
7 3 (6.98%) Citrix
8 2 (4.65%) Cisco
9 1 (2.33%) SAP
9 1 (2.33%) JD Edwards
9 1 (2.33%) Hyperion
9 1 (2.33%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.33%) Infoblox
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