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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 75 75 42
Rank change year-on-year
0 -33
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 18 18 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.81% 1.66% 4.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.52% 7.44% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 36
Average salary £62,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £66,000 £47,500
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
276 242 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 27.79% 22.35% 24.02%
Number of salaries quoted 245 221 166
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Folkestone -7 2 £47,500 +35.71%
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £52,500 -
UNIX
South East

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 17 (48.57%) Linux
1 17 (48.57%) Finance
2 16 (45.71%) Java
3 15 (42.86%) Apache
3 15 (42.86%) Project Management
4 13 (37.14%) Windows
4 13 (37.14%) Oracle
5 12 (34.29%) Perl
5 12 (34.29%) AIX
5 12 (34.29%) Solaris
5 12 (34.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (28.57%) DevOps
6 10 (28.57%) SQL
6 10 (28.57%) HP
7 9 (25.71%) Red Hat
7 9 (25.71%) JBoss
7 9 (25.71%) Tomcat
7 9 (25.71%) MySQL
7 9 (25.71%) VMware
7 9 (25.71%) Banking
7 9 (25.71%) Puppet
7 9 (25.71%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (22.86%) YAML
8 8 (22.86%) Ruby
8 8 (22.86%) Veritas
8 8 (22.86%) Service Management
8 8 (22.86%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (22.86%) PHP
8 8 (22.86%) DNS
9 7 (20.00%) IBM

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 15 (42.86%) Apache
2 9 (25.71%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.86%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) SaaS
2 1 (2.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) DNS
2 7 (20.00%) LDAP
2 7 (20.00%) SAN
3 5 (14.29%) Firewall
3 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 5 (14.29%) VPN
4 4 (11.43%) VLAN
4 4 (11.43%) LAN
4 4 (11.43%) WAN
5 3 (8.57%) Internet
6 1 (2.86%) MPLS
6 1 (2.86%) OSPF
6 1 (2.86%) BGP
6 1 (2.86%) Network Security
6 1 (2.86%) tcpdump
6 1 (2.86%) DHCP
6 1 (2.86%) SNMP
6 1 (2.86%) SSL
6 1 (2.86%) IPv4
6 1 (2.86%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) MySQL
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.86%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (14.29%) TestDirector
2 5 (14.29%) LoadRunner
2 5 (14.29%) JIRA
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (5.71%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 17 (48.57%) Finance
2 9 (25.71%) Banking
3 4 (11.43%) Legal
4 3 (8.57%) Investment Banking
4 3 (8.57%) Marketing
5 2 (5.71%) Retail Banking
5 2 (5.71%) Retail
6 1 (2.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (14.29%) Analyst
1 5 (14.29%) Test Analyst
1 5 (14.29%) Consultant
2 4 (11.43%) Developer
3 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
3 3 (8.57%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (8.57%) Administrator
3 3 (8.57%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (8.57%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 3 (8.57%) Team Leader
3 3 (8.57%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (8.57%) UNIX Administrator
3 3 (8.57%) UNIX Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) UNIX Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) UNIX Team Leader
4 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Development Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Operations Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) YAML
2 4 (11.43%) Web Services
3 3 (8.57%) .NET
4 2 (5.71%) HTML5
4 2 (5.71%) Middleware
4 2 (5.71%) HTML
5 1 (2.86%) XML Messaging
5 1 (2.86%) J2EE
5 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Mainframe
3 3 (8.57%) HACMP
3 3 (8.57%) Clustering
3 3 (8.57%) Social Media
4 2 (5.71%) Tandem
4 2 (5.71%) CMDB
5 1 (2.86%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.86%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 17 (48.57%) Linux
2 13 (37.14%) Windows
3 12 (34.29%) AIX
3 12 (34.29%) Solaris
3 12 (34.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Project Management
2 10 (28.57%) DevOps
3 8 (22.86%) Service Management
3 8 (22.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (17.14%) ITIL
4 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
5 5 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 5 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 5 (14.29%) Line Management
6 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
6 4 (11.43%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
6 4 (11.43%) Load Balancing
6 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (8.57%) DSDM
7 3 (8.57%) PRINCE
7 3 (8.57%) Resource Management
7 3 (8.57%) Matrix Management
7 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) Java
2 12 (34.29%) Perl
3 10 (28.57%) SQL
4 8 (22.86%) PHP
4 8 (22.86%) Ruby
5 5 (14.29%) C
6 4 (11.43%) C++
6 4 (11.43%) Python
6 4 (11.43%) Shell Script
7 3 (8.57%) PL/SQL
8 2 (5.71%) VBA
8 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) ISEB
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) NFS
2 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (14.29%) VMware ESX
4 4 (11.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (8.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) Puppet
1 9 (25.71%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (20.00%) OpenView
2 7 (20.00%) Control-M
2 7 (20.00%) NetBackup
3 5 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Oracle
2 10 (28.57%) HP
3 9 (25.71%) JBoss
3 9 (25.71%) Red Hat
3 9 (25.71%) VMware
4 8 (22.86%) Veritas
5 7 (20.00%) Sun
5 7 (20.00%) Dell
5 7 (20.00%) IBM
6 2 (5.71%) SAP
6 2 (5.71%) BMC
6 2 (5.71%) JD Edwards
6 2 (5.71%) Remedy
7 1 (2.86%) Brocade
7 1 (2.86%) Pega
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco
7 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.86%) Juniper
Kent
Stott & May
Salary: £40000 - £65000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Canterbury, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Canterbury, Kent
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday