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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 47 87 51
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -36
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 51 16 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.66% 1.45% 4.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.97% 4.98% 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 50 10 34
Average salary £43,750 £36,250 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.68% -17.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,950 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,250 £77,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
365 321 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 33.33% 29.05% 24.62%
Number of salaries quoted 319 290 221
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
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 4 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 4 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
Folkestone +2 7 £30,000 - 1
Dover +5 4 £33,000 +22.22%
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £67,500 -
Maidstone +3 2 £32,587 -
Deal - 1 £50,000 -
UNIX
South East

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 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 70 (81.40%) SQL
2 61 (70.93%) Oracle
3 56 (65.12%) PL/SQL
4 51 (59.30%) Oracle Forms
5 43 (50.00%) Shell Script
6 42 (48.84%) XML
7 41 (47.67%) Oracle Database
8 40 (46.51%) Oracle9i Database
9 35 (40.70%) Finance
10 19 (22.09%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (22.09%) System Testing
11 18 (20.93%) Linux
12 17 (19.77%) Business Analysis
13 15 (17.44%) Windows
14 14 (16.28%) HP
14 14 (16.28%) Project Management
15 12 (13.95%) Software Engineering
16 11 (12.79%) SQL Server
16 11 (12.79%) Change Control
17 10 (11.63%) Degree
17 10 (11.63%) Oracle Reports
17 10 (11.63%) Disaster Recovery
18 9 (10.47%) Veritas
18 9 (10.47%) Systems Analysis
18 9 (10.47%) Perl
18 9 (10.47%) Solaris
18 9 (10.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 9 (10.47%) Performance Monitoring
19 8 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 8 (9.30%) Oracle Database 10g

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 5 (5.81%) Apache
2 4 (4.65%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.65%) IIS
3 2 (2.33%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.16%) nginx
4 1 (1.16%) JBoss
4 1 (1.16%) CICS
4 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (4.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.14%) DNS
2 6 (6.98%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.81%) LDAP
3 5 (5.81%) SAN
4 2 (2.33%) Firewall
4 2 (2.33%) VLAN
5 1 (1.16%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (47.67%) Oracle Database
2 40 (46.51%) Oracle9i Database
3 11 (12.79%) SQL Server
4 10 (11.63%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (9.30%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (4.65%) MySQL
7 3 (3.49%) DataStage
8 2 (2.33%) Sybase ASE
8 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.16%) DB2
9 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 51 (59.30%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (6.98%) TestDirector
2 6 (6.98%) LoadRunner
2 6 (6.98%) JIRA
2 6 (6.98%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.33%) EasyMock
4 2 (2.33%) jMock
4 2 (2.33%) Subversion
4 2 (2.33%) HP UFT
4 2 (2.33%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.33%) IntelliJ
4 2 (2.33%) Ant
4 2 (2.33%) JUnit
General
1 35 (40.70%) Finance
2 5 (5.81%) Banking
3 2 (2.33%) Electronics
3 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.33%) Marketing
4 1 (1.16%) Back Office
4 1 (1.16%) Law
4 1 (1.16%) Legal
4 1 (1.16%) Retail
4 1 (1.16%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (51.16%) Developer
2 38 (44.19%) Oracle Developer
3 12 (13.95%) Analyst
4 10 (11.63%) Consultant
4 10 (11.63%) Programmer
5 9 (10.47%) Software Engineer
6 6 (6.98%) Oracle Analyst
7 5 (5.81%) Oracle Database Developer
7 5 (5.81%) Test Analyst
7 5 (5.81%) DBA
7 5 (5.81%) Administrator
7 5 (5.81%) SQL DBA
7 5 (5.81%) Database Developer
8 4 (4.65%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.49%) Analyst Programmer
9 3 (3.49%) Tester
9 3 (3.49%) SQL Developer
9 3 (3.49%) UNIX Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) PL/SQL Developer
9 3 (3.49%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (48.84%) XML
2 8 (9.30%) .NET
3 3 (3.49%) Web Services
4 2 (2.33%) Hibernate
4 2 (2.33%) Spring
4 2 (2.33%) XSD
4 2 (2.33%) Swing
4 2 (2.33%) HTML
5 1 (1.16%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.09%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.98%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.81%) HACMP
3 5 (5.81%) Clustering
4 4 (4.65%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.33%) DTV
6 1 (1.16%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.16%) Replication
6 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.93%) Linux
2 15 (17.44%) Windows
3 9 (10.47%) Solaris
4 8 (9.30%) AIX
4 8 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.16%) SUSE
7 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.09%) System Testing
2 17 (19.77%) Business Analysis
3 14 (16.28%) Project Management
4 12 (13.95%) Software Engineering
5 11 (12.79%) Change Control
6 10 (11.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (10.47%) Systems Analysis
7 9 (10.47%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (6.98%) V-Model
8 6 (6.98%) Test Scripting
8 6 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (5.81%) Scrum
9 5 (5.81%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (5.81%) Test Strategy
10 4 (4.65%) Performance Analysis
10 4 (4.65%) Data Analysis
10 4 (4.65%) Automated Testing
10 4 (4.65%) ITIL
10 4 (4.65%) PRINCE2
10 4 (4.65%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 70 (81.40%) SQL
2 56 (65.12%) PL/SQL
3 43 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 9 (10.47%) Perl
5 8 (9.30%) Java
6 5 (5.81%) T-SQL
6 5 (5.81%) Python
7 3 (3.49%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.33%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.33%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.16%) C#
9 1 (1.16%) Korn
Qualifications
1 10 (11.63%) Degree
2 6 (6.98%) ISEB
3 3 (3.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.33%) Sun Certification
4 2 (2.33%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.16%) NVQ Level 4
5 1 (1.16%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (10.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 5 (5.81%) NFS
2 5 (5.81%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.33%) XenApp
3 2 (2.33%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.33%) vSphere
3 2 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (6.98%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (6.98%) Puppet
2 5 (5.81%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (5.81%) NetBackup
3 4 (4.65%) OpenView
3 4 (4.65%) Control-M
4 1 (1.16%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.16%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.16%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 61 (70.93%) Oracle
2 14 (16.28%) HP
3 9 (10.47%) Veritas
4 8 (9.30%) Red Hat
5 7 (8.14%) Microsoft
6 6 (6.98%) Dell
7 5 (5.81%) Sybase
8 4 (4.65%) Sun
8 4 (4.65%) IBM
9 3 (3.49%) Informatica
9 3 (3.49%) VMware
9 3 (3.49%) Teradata
10 2 (2.33%) Symantec
10 2 (2.33%) Veeam
10 2 (2.33%) Intel
10 2 (2.33%) Citrix
10 2 (2.33%) JD Edwards
10 2 (2.33%) SAP
11 1 (1.16%) Cisco
11 1 (1.16%) EMC
Folkestone, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum DOE Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sevenoaks
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stansted, Essex
Inflite
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago