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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 90 77 42
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -35
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 20 26 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.73% 2.16% 5.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.38% 10.00% 21.59%
Number of salaries quoted 20 24 28
Average salary £58,500 £37,500 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.00% -11.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,300 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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
372 260 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 32.24% 21.61% 23.19%
Number of salaries quoted 334 236 153
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,250 £60,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +4 2 £75,000 +172.72%
Tonbridge - 1 £77,500 -
UNIX
South East

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 24 (64.86%) Linux
2 18 (48.65%) Finance
3 16 (43.24%) Java
3 16 (43.24%) Solaris
4 15 (40.54%) Project Management
5 14 (37.84%) Oracle
5 14 (37.84%) Windows
5 14 (37.84%) AIX
6 11 (29.73%) Perl
6 11 (29.73%) Python
6 11 (29.73%) Sun
6 11 (29.73%) Banking
6 11 (29.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (27.03%) C
7 10 (27.03%) PHP
7 10 (27.03%) Veritas
7 10 (27.03%) Mainframe
7 10 (27.03%) Puppet
7 10 (27.03%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (27.03%) DevOps
8 9 (24.32%) C++
8 9 (24.32%) Red Hat
9 8 (21.62%) Web Services
9 8 (21.62%) Apache
9 8 (21.62%) LDAP
9 8 (21.62%) NFS
9 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
9 8 (21.62%) DNS
9 8 (21.62%) Service Management
9 8 (21.62%) Disaster Recovery

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (21.62%) Apache
2 6 (16.22%) Node.js
3 4 (10.81%) JBoss
3 4 (10.81%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (2.70%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) LDAP
1 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
1 8 (21.62%) DNS
2 7 (18.92%) LAN
2 7 (18.92%) WAN
2 7 (18.92%) SAN
3 6 (16.22%) VPN
4 5 (13.51%) Internet
5 4 (10.81%) Firewall
5 4 (10.81%) VLAN
6 1 (2.70%) Network Security
6 1 (2.70%) tcpdump
6 1 (2.70%) MPLS
6 1 (2.70%) OSPF
6 1 (2.70%) BGP
6 1 (2.70%) IPv4
6 1 (2.70%) IPv6
6 1 (2.70%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
General
1 18 (48.65%) Finance
2 11 (29.73%) Banking
3 5 (13.51%) Investment Banking
4 4 (10.81%) Retail Banking
4 4 (10.81%) Retail
4 4 (10.81%) Legal
5 3 (8.11%) Marketing
6 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (16.22%) Software Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) UNIX Administrator
3 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (10.81%) Consultant
3 4 (10.81%) Administrator
3 4 (10.81%) Operations Manager
3 4 (10.81%) Architect
3 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
4 3 (8.11%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.11%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Support
5 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Release Manager
5 2 (5.41%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) Web Services
2 4 (10.81%) Middleware
2 4 (10.81%) YAML
2 4 (10.81%) HTML5
2 4 (10.81%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Mainframe
2 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (18.92%) Social Media
4 6 (16.22%) Computer Science
5 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
5 5 (13.51%) Clustering
5 5 (13.51%) HACMP
6 4 (10.81%) CMDB
6 4 (10.81%) Open Source
6 4 (10.81%) Mobile App
7 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (5.41%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 24 (64.86%) Linux
2 16 (43.24%) Solaris
3 14 (37.84%) Windows
3 14 (37.84%) AIX
4 11 (29.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.41%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Project Management
2 10 (27.03%) DevOps
3 8 (21.62%) Line Management
3 8 (21.62%) Service Management
3 8 (21.62%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (18.92%) DSDM
4 7 (18.92%) Mentoring
4 7 (18.92%) Configuration Management
5 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
6 5 (13.51%) ITIL
6 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
6 5 (13.51%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (10.81%) People Management
7 4 (10.81%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (10.81%) OO
7 4 (10.81%) EAI
7 4 (10.81%) SOA
7 4 (10.81%) Knowledge Management
7 4 (10.81%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) Java
2 11 (29.73%) Perl
2 11 (29.73%) Python
3 10 (27.03%) PHP
3 10 (27.03%) C
4 9 (24.32%) C++
5 6 (16.22%) Shell Script
5 6 (16.22%) Scala
6 4 (10.81%) Ruby
6 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
6 4 (10.81%) VBA
7 3 (8.11%) SQL
8 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) MCSD
2 1 (2.70%) MCSE
2 1 (2.70%) CCA
2 1 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (2.70%) CCEA
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) NFS
2 7 (18.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (13.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (5.41%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (27.03%) Puppet
1 10 (27.03%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (18.92%) OpenView
2 7 (18.92%) Control-M
2 7 (18.92%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Oracle
2 11 (29.73%) Sun
3 10 (27.03%) Veritas
4 9 (24.32%) Red Hat
5 7 (18.92%) VMware
5 7 (18.92%) HP
5 7 (18.92%) Dell
5 7 (18.92%) IBM
6 4 (10.81%) Remedy
7 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.70%) Cisco
8 1 (2.70%) Citrix
8 1 (2.70%) Juniper
8 1 (2.70%) BMC
8 1 (2.70%) Brocade
8 1 (2.70%) Symantec