The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 25 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 13 29 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.66% 7.32% 9.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.53% 32.58% 31.90%
Number of salaries quoted 13 28 32
Average salary £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,800 £40,000 £39,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,250 £71,800
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 Middlesex region.

Operating Systems Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
49 89 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 17.56% 22.47% 28.50%
Number of salaries quoted 45 78 108
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

UNIX
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

UNIX Salary Trend in Middlesex

UNIX
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Middlesex

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 20 (83.33%) Linux
2 15 (62.50%) Degree
3 9 (37.50%) Windows
4 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
6 6 (25.00%) Network Security
6 6 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (25.00%) RHCE
6 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 6 (25.00%) DevOps
7 5 (20.83%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (20.83%) DTV
7 5 (20.83%) DVB
7 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
7 5 (20.83%) Electronics
7 5 (20.83%) C++
7 5 (20.83%) Perl
7 5 (20.83%) Amazon S3
7 5 (20.83%) Puppet
7 5 (20.83%) Embedded Software Development
7 5 (20.83%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
7 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell
7 5 (20.83%) Mathematics
7 5 (20.83%) Physics
7 5 (20.83%) Perforce
7 5 (20.83%) Interactive TV

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (20.83%) Amazon S3
2 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (4.17%) Google App Engine
3 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 6 (25.00%) Network Security
3 5 (20.83%) DVB
4 4 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (4.17%) VLAN
5 1 (4.17%) IMAP
5 1 (4.17%) SGSN
5 1 (4.17%) VPN
5 1 (4.17%) Internet
5 1 (4.17%) MPLS
5 1 (4.17%) CDMA
5 1 (4.17%) GPRS
5 1 (4.17%) GSM
5 1 (4.17%) POP3
5 1 (4.17%) SMTP
5 1 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Ant
General
1 5 (20.83%) Electronics
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (20.83%) Administrator
1 5 (20.83%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 5 (20.83%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) UNIX Support
4 2 (8.33%) UNIX Technical Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Support Manager
4 2 (8.33%) UNIX Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Support
4 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Developer
4 2 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) HTML
2 3 (12.50%) CSS
2 3 (12.50%) Web Services
2 3 (12.50%) HTML5
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.33%) JSON
3 2 (8.33%) XML
3 2 (8.33%) XSL
3 2 (8.33%) XSLT
3 2 (8.33%) .NET
3 2 (8.33%) WinForms
4 1 (4.17%) Spring
4 1 (4.17%) J2EE
4 1 (4.17%) MAPI
4 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
2 5 (20.83%) Mathematics
2 5 (20.83%) Physics
2 5 (20.83%) DTV
2 5 (20.83%) Interactive TV
3 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 3 (12.50%) Clustering
5 1 (4.17%) PKI
5 1 (4.17%) IPTV
5 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 20 (83.33%) Linux
2 9 (37.50%) Windows
3 6 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (16.67%) Solaris
5 3 (12.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) DevOps
2 5 (20.83%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (20.83%) Embedded Software Development
2 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (12.50%) ITIL
4 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 3 (12.50%) Information Security
4 3 (12.50%) Security Architecture
5 2 (8.33%) Multithreading
5 2 (8.33%) OO
6 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.17%) Identity Management
6 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) C++
1 5 (20.83%) Perl
1 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell
2 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 3 (12.50%) Ruby
3 3 (12.50%) SQL
3 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.50%) Python
4 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (8.33%) UniBasic
5 1 (4.17%) Korn
5 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) Degree
2 6 (25.00%) RHCE
3 3 (12.50%) IBM AIX Certification
3 3 (12.50%) RHCSA
4 2 (8.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
2 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) NFS
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Puppet
2 3 (12.50%) CFEngine
2 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (20.83%) Perforce
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) Redback
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.17%) Google