The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 75 17 48
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +31
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 34 103 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.68% 8.55% 4.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.53% 35.89% 16.36%
Number of salaries quoted 21 92 30
Average salary £50,000 £40,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.45% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Operating Systems Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
295 287 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 23.25% 23.84% 27.85%
Number of salaries quoted 233 249 207
Average salary £37,750 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £26,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £54,100 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
UNIX
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Folkestone -9 5 £35,000 -
Maidstone -35 4 £52,500 +50.00%
Sittingbourne - 1 £40,000 -
West Malling - 1 £52,500 -
Dartford - 1 £42,500 -
UNIX
South East

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 33 (56.90%) Windows
2 31 (53.45%) Oracle
3 30 (51.72%) Linux
4 29 (50.00%) SQL
5 21 (36.21%) Tomcat
6 19 (32.76%) SQL Server
6 19 (32.76%) Finance
6 19 (32.76%) Oracle Database
7 17 (29.31%) Java
8 15 (25.86%) RDBMS
8 15 (25.86%) Relational Database
9 14 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (24.14%) Apache
10 13 (22.41%) Web Services
10 13 (22.41%) XML
11 12 (20.69%) PL/SQL
12 11 (18.97%) MySQL
12 11 (18.97%) IBM
12 11 (18.97%) NetBackup
12 11 (18.97%) Shell Script
13 10 (17.24%) Red Hat
13 10 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (17.24%) SQL Server 2005
14 9 (15.52%) Performance Tuning
15 8 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
15 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
15 8 (13.79%) JBoss
15 8 (13.79%) Perl
15 8 (13.79%) PHP
16 7 (12.07%) T-SQL

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 21 (36.21%) Tomcat
2 14 (24.14%) Apache
3 6 (10.34%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.45%) IIS
5 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.72%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) Firewall
2 1 (1.72%) LDAP
2 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.72%) VPN
2 1 (1.72%) DNS
2 1 (1.72%) SMTP
2 1 (1.72%) SAN
2 1 (1.72%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (32.76%) SQL Server
1 19 (32.76%) Oracle Database
2 15 (25.86%) RDBMS
2 15 (25.86%) Relational Database
3 11 (18.97%) MySQL
4 10 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (17.24%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (12.07%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (12.07%) Oracle Database 12c
5 7 (12.07%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (6.90%) Sybase ASE
7 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (6.90%) DTS
8 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.72%) Ingres
9 1 (1.72%) DB2
9 1 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.72%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Ant
1 7 (12.07%) Subversion
2 6 (10.34%) jMock
2 6 (10.34%) CruiseControl
2 6 (10.34%) Hudson
2 6 (10.34%) EasyMock
2 6 (10.34%) Eclipse
2 6 (10.34%) IntelliJ
2 6 (10.34%) JUnit
3 2 (3.45%) JIRA
3 2 (3.45%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.72%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.72%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.72%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.72%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.72%) Maven
General
1 19 (32.76%) Finance
2 7 (12.07%) Back Office
3 3 (5.17%) Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Legal
5 1 (1.72%) Publishing
5 1 (1.72%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (27.59%) DBA
2 13 (22.41%) Administrator
3 9 (15.52%) Architect
3 9 (15.52%) Developer
4 6 (10.34%) Senior DBA
4 6 (10.34%) Backup Engineer
4 6 (10.34%) Java Developer
4 6 (10.34%) Oracle DBA
4 6 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (8.62%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (8.62%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 4 (6.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.90%) Team Leader
6 4 (6.90%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (6.90%) Java Swing Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.17%) Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (5.17%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.41%) Web Services
1 13 (22.41%) XML
2 6 (10.34%) Spring
2 6 (10.34%) XMLBeans
2 6 (10.34%) Hibernate
2 6 (10.34%) Swing
2 6 (10.34%) XSD
3 5 (8.62%) .NET
4 4 (6.90%) LAMP
4 4 (6.90%) J2SE
5 2 (3.45%) YAML
5 2 (3.45%) HTML
5 2 (3.45%) CSS
6 1 (1.72%) XHTML
6 1 (1.72%) Java EE
6 1 (1.72%) JSON
6 1 (1.72%) jQuery
6 1 (1.72%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Replication
1 6 (10.34%) Firmware
2 4 (6.90%) HACMP
3 2 (3.45%) Clustering
4 1 (1.72%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.72%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 33 (56.90%) Windows
2 30 (51.72%) Linux
3 14 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (12.07%) AIX
5 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (10.34%) Solaris
6 5 (8.62%) Ubuntu
7 4 (6.90%) CentOS
7 4 (6.90%) Debian
7 4 (6.90%) OpenBSD
7 4 (6.90%) FreeBSD
8 1 (1.72%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.52%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (12.07%) ITIL
3 7 (12.07%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (12.07%) Service Management
3 7 (12.07%) Scrum
3 7 (12.07%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (12.07%) Unit Testing
4 6 (10.34%) Data Analysis
4 6 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (10.34%) Service Delivery
4 6 (10.34%) DSDM
4 6 (10.34%) UML
4 6 (10.34%) OOP
5 5 (8.62%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (6.90%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.45%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.45%) Software Testing
8 2 (3.45%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 29 (50.00%) SQL
2 17 (29.31%) Java
3 12 (20.69%) PL/SQL
4 11 (18.97%) Shell Script
5 8 (13.79%) Perl
5 8 (13.79%) PHP
6 7 (12.07%) T-SQL
7 5 (8.62%) Bash Shell
8 4 (6.90%) PowerShell
9 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
9 3 (5.17%) C#
10 2 (3.45%) Ruby
10 2 (3.45%) C
11 1 (1.72%) Python
11 1 (1.72%) CFML
11 1 (1.72%) C++
11 1 (1.72%) VBScript
11 1 (1.72%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) Oracle Certification
1 5 (8.62%) Sun Certification
2 4 (6.90%) OCP
3 3 (5.17%) Degree
4 2 (3.45%) ISEB
5 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.34%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (8.62%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (6.90%) KVM
3 4 (6.90%) SRDF
4 3 (5.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (3.45%) NFS
6 1 (1.72%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (18.97%) NetBackup
2 7 (12.07%) Puppet
3 6 (10.34%) Data Guard
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.72%) OpenView
5 1 (1.72%) Control-M
5 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (53.45%) Oracle
2 11 (18.97%) IBM
3 10 (17.24%) Red Hat
4 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
4 8 (13.79%) JBoss
5 7 (12.07%) SAP
5 7 (12.07%) Business Objects
6 6 (10.34%) Symantec
6 6 (10.34%) Veritas
6 6 (10.34%) Lotus
7 5 (8.62%) VMware
7 5 (8.62%) Jaspersoft
8 4 (6.90%) EMC
8 4 (6.90%) Sybase
9 3 (5.17%) HP
10 2 (3.45%) Sun
11 1 (1.72%) Dell
11 1 (1.72%) Cisco
11 1 (1.72%) CheckPoint