The first table below looks at the demand for UNIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester 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 Leicester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 62 61 33
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -28
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 10 2 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.71% 0.45% 5.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.20% 2.30% 21.35%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 17
Average salary £32,000 £36,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.72% -14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £37,250 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Operating Systems Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
122 87 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 20.85% 19.38% 26.02%
Number of salaries quoted 120 80 76
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
UNIX
Leicestershire

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing UNIX across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

UNIX
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing UNIX across the Leicester region.

UNIX Salary Trend in Leicester

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 19 (95.00%) Linux
2 13 (65.00%) SAN
3 8 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 8 (40.00%) Cisco
4 6 (30.00%) Windows
4 6 (30.00%) Oracle
4 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 5 (25.00%) Finance
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (25.00%) MS Office
5 5 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (25.00%) Solaris
5 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 5 (25.00%) Degree
6 4 (20.00%) Creative Marketing
6 4 (20.00%) iPhone
6 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
6 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (20.00%) PaaS
6 4 (20.00%) IaaS
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
6 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
6 4 (20.00%) CMDB
6 4 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (20.00%) IT Governance
6 4 (20.00%) Marketing

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Office
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) PaaS
1 4 (20.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) SAN
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (20.00%) LAN
2 4 (20.00%) PSTN
2 4 (20.00%) VoIP
2 4 (20.00%) WAN
2 4 (20.00%) OSPF
2 4 (20.00%) BGP
3 3 (15.00%) Intranet
4 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (25.00%) Finance
3 4 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 10 (50.00%) Administrator
2 4 (20.00%) UNIX Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (15.00%) C++ Developer
3 3 (15.00%) C Developer
3 3 (15.00%) C++ Software Developer
3 3 (15.00%) UNIX Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) XML
1 4 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (20.00%) iPhone
2 4 (20.00%) CMDB
2 4 (20.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Linux
2 6 (30.00%) Windows
3 5 (25.00%) Solaris
4 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (20.00%) AIX
4 4 (20.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (20.00%) Creative Marketing
2 4 (20.00%) IT Governance
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (20.00%) Validation
2 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Logistics
3 1 (5.00%) Data Security
3 1 (5.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (15.00%) PHP
2 3 (15.00%) C
2 3 (15.00%) C++
3 1 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 4 (20.00%) JNCIS
2 4 (20.00%) CCNP
2 4 (20.00%) CCNA
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) ISEB
3 1 (5.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.00%) TickIT
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) QEMU
3 1 (5.00%) KVM
3 1 (5.00%) RACF
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) IBM
3 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (20.00%) Apple
3 4 (20.00%) HP
3 4 (20.00%) Juniper