The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 40 19 45
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +26
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 10 32 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 2.56% 8.23% 3.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.74% 30.77% 12.16%
Number of salaries quoted 10 27 13
Average salary £41,750 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.37% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,000 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UNIX
Bedfordshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
46 104 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 11.79% 26.74% 29.60%
Number of salaries quoted 43 95 128
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

UNIX
Salary Trend in Luton

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

UNIX Salary Trend in Luton

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 25 (92.59%) SQL
2 24 (88.89%) Oracle
2 24 (88.89%) Java
3 21 (77.78%) J2EE
4 19 (70.37%) Solaris
4 19 (70.37%) Linux
5 18 (66.67%) ITIL
5 18 (66.67%) Windows
6 17 (62.96%) WebLogic
7 16 (59.26%) Web Services
8 15 (55.56%) OO
9 14 (51.85%) JMS
9 14 (51.85%) CSS
9 14 (51.85%) HPUX
9 14 (51.85%) HTML
9 14 (51.85%) MVC
9 14 (51.85%) CSS3
9 14 (51.85%) Performance Tuning
10 12 (44.44%) HTML5
10 12 (44.44%) OOA/OOD
10 12 (44.44%) SOA
10 12 (44.44%) WebLogic Portal
11 10 (37.04%) SLA
12 7 (25.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 7 (25.93%) FMCG
12 7 (25.93%) Degree
12 7 (25.93%) Problem Management
12 7 (25.93%) Business Continuity
12 7 (25.93%) Change Management
12 7 (25.93%) Disaster Recovery

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 17 (62.96%) WebLogic
2 12 (44.44%) WebLogic Portal
3 5 (18.52%) Apache
3 5 (18.52%) Tomcat
4 2 (7.41%) JBoss
4 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
1 5 (18.52%) Automotive
1 5 (18.52%) Retail
2 2 (7.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Applications Support
2 5 (18.52%) Support Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Applications Support Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Senior Support Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Applications Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Support Specialist
4 3 (11.11%) Applications Specialist
4 3 (11.11%) Applications Support Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (77.78%) J2EE
2 16 (59.26%) Web Services
3 14 (51.85%) JMS
3 14 (51.85%) CSS
3 14 (51.85%) HTML
3 14 (51.85%) CSS3
4 12 (44.44%) HTML5
5 2 (7.41%) SOAP
5 2 (7.41%) JSF
5 2 (7.41%) Ajax
5 2 (7.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) FMCG
2 2 (7.41%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 19 (70.37%) Solaris
1 19 (70.37%) Linux
2 18 (66.67%) Windows
3 14 (51.85%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) ITIL
2 15 (55.56%) OO
3 14 (51.85%) MVC
3 14 (51.85%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (44.44%) OOA/OOD
4 12 (44.44%) SOA
5 7 (25.93%) Change Management
5 7 (25.93%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (25.93%) Business Continuity
5 7 (25.93%) Problem Management
5 7 (25.93%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (18.52%) Benchmarking
6 5 (18.52%) Project Management
7 4 (14.81%) Service Management
8 3 (11.11%) OOP
9 2 (7.41%) Web Development
9 2 (7.41%) Coaching
10 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (3.70%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 25 (92.59%) SQL
2 24 (88.89%) Java
3 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
4 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Degree
2 6 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (37.04%) SLA
2 7 (25.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 24 (88.89%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) Veritas
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco