The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the M4 Corridor region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 4 - 5
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 1 0 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 7.69% - 28.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% - 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 15
Average salary £45,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 M4 Corridor region.

Operating Systems Category
M4 Corridor
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6 2 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 46.15% 5.41% 33.96%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 18
Average salary £57,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing UNIX across the M4 Corridor region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

UNIX
Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing UNIX across the M4 Corridor region.

UNIX Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) Apache
1 7 (87.50%) LAN
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) SUSE
2 4 (50.00%) Samba
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (50.00%) OSPF
2 4 (50.00%) BGP
2 4 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 4 (50.00%) LDAP
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) CCNP
2 4 (50.00%) CCNA
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) Perl
2 4 (50.00%) PHP
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Ruby
2 4 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (50.00%) CentOS
2 4 (50.00%) Git (software)

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 7 (87.50%) Apache
2 4 (50.00%) nginx
3 3 (37.50%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) LAN
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) LDAP
2 4 (50.00%) OSPF
2 4 (50.00%) BGP
2 4 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Maven
General
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
1 4 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (25.00%) German Language
3 1 (12.50%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) JPA
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) SUSE
2 4 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 4 (50.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (50.00%) Build Automation
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Perl
1 4 (50.00%) PHP
1 4 (50.00%) Ruby
1 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CCNP
1 4 (50.00%) CCNA
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CEH
2 3 (37.50%) CISSP
3 1 (12.50%) VCP4
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Samba
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (50.00%) Postfix
1 4 (50.00%) XenServer
2 3 (37.50%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Puppet
1 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
1 4 (50.00%) Citrix
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle