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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 3 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 8 2 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 44.44% 11.11% 26.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 66.67% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 22
Average salary £65,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.84% +18.75%
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
12 3 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 66.67% 16.67% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 23
Average salary £70,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.55% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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
Salary Histogram in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX across the M4 Corridor region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

UNIX Salary Histogram in the M4 Corridor

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) Apache
1 6 (75.00%) LAN
1 6 (75.00%) WAN
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) SUSE
2 4 (50.00%) Samba
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) CCNP
2 4 (50.00%) CCNA
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) LDAP
2 4 (50.00%) Perl
2 4 (50.00%) PHP
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%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (50.00%) CentOS
2 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (50.00%) Postfix
2 4 (50.00%) XenServer

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 6 (75.00%) Apache
2 4 (50.00%) nginx
3 2 (25.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) LAN
1 6 (75.00%) WAN
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) LDAP
2 4 (50.00%) OSPF
2 4 (50.00%) BGP
2 4 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
1 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
1 4 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (25.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Portfolio Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Project Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) SUSE
2 4 (50.00%) CentOS
2 4 (50.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (50.00%) Build Automation
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Perl
1 4 (50.00%) PHP
1 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (50.00%) Ruby
1 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CCNP
1 4 (50.00%) CCNA
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CISSP
2 2 (25.00%) CEH
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Samba
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (50.00%) Postfix
1 4 (50.00%) XenServer
2 2 (25.00%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Puppet
1 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
1 4 (50.00%) Citrix
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle