The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 33 67 47
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -20
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 22 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 5.88% 1.94% 3.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.68% 5.47% 10.89%
Number of salaries quoted 22 10 7
Average salary £26,250 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.92% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,750 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,700 £45,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
UNIX
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Operating Systems Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
97 201 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 25.94% 35.45% 31.08%
Number of salaries quoted 89 182 94
Average salary £41,500 £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.21% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £29,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Leicester

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 22 (73.33%) Windows
2 21 (70.00%) SQL
3 18 (60.00%) Finance
4 15 (50.00%) VMware
4 15 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (40.00%) Oracle
6 11 (36.67%) Project Management
6 11 (36.67%) Risk Management
6 11 (36.67%) Quality Management
6 11 (36.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 11 (36.67%) Technical Architecture
7 9 (30.00%) Degree
7 9 (30.00%) Linux
8 7 (23.33%) Back Office
8 7 (23.33%) TOGAF
9 5 (16.67%) Firewall
9 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 5 (16.67%) Bash Shell
10 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
10 4 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
10 4 (13.33%) VPN
10 4 (13.33%) ITIL
10 4 (13.33%) Cisco
11 3 (10.00%) C#
12 2 (6.67%) Multithreading
12 2 (6.67%) Image Processing
12 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
12 2 (6.67%) Line Management
12 2 (6.67%) Algorithms

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 1 (3.33%) IIS
1 1 (3.33%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) Firewall
2 4 (13.33%) VPN
3 2 (6.67%) Internet
4 1 (3.33%) LAN
4 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) Informix
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) NUnit
1 1 (3.33%) Subversion
1 1 (3.33%) MSTest
General
1 18 (60.00%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Back Office
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Architect
1 11 (36.67%) Technical Architect
1 11 (36.67%) Senior Technical Architect
1 11 (36.67%) IT Architect
1 11 (36.67%) Senior Architect
2 9 (30.00%) Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (16.67%) Support Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Service Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Customer Support Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Customer Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Administrator
6 3 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Applications Support
8 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (3.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) CSS
1 1 (3.33%) Web Services
1 1 (3.33%) XML
1 1 (3.33%) XSLT
1 1 (3.33%) LAMP
1 1 (3.33%) Ajax
1 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (3.33%) JSON
1 1 (3.33%) LINQ
1 1 (3.33%) jQuery
1 1 (3.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 22 (73.33%) Windows
2 9 (30.00%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
3 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Project Management
1 11 (36.67%) Quality Management
1 11 (36.67%) Risk Management
1 11 (36.67%) Enterprise Architecture
1 11 (36.67%) Technical Architecture
2 7 (23.33%) TOGAF
3 4 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (6.67%) Line Management
4 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.67%) Multithreading
4 2 (6.67%) Image Processing
5 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) SQL
2 5 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 3 (10.00%) C#
4 2 (6.67%) C++
4 2 (6.67%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.33%) Korn
5 1 (3.33%) Bourne shell
5 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) VMware
2 12 (40.00%) Oracle
3 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco