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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 24 32 16
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 17 19 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 5.40% 5.38% 8.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.69% 17.43% 28.21%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 30
Average salary £46,250 £50,000 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% -14.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £55,000 £88,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
49 109 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 15.56% 30.88% 30.53%
Number of salaries quoted 42 94 100
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -11.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £80,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 3 July 2015.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Middlesex

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 25 (80.65%) Linux
2 18 (58.06%) Red Hat
2 18 (58.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (51.61%) Solaris
4 14 (45.16%) RHCE
5 13 (41.94%) ITIL
5 13 (41.94%) TCP/IP
6 12 (38.71%) AIX
6 12 (38.71%) Firewall
7 11 (35.48%) Clustering
7 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (35.48%) Incident Management
7 11 (35.48%) Oracle
7 11 (35.48%) IBM AIX Certification
8 5 (16.13%) SAN
8 5 (16.13%) Tomcat
8 5 (16.13%) Change Management
9 4 (12.90%) Security Management
9 4 (12.90%) Degree
9 4 (12.90%) Java
9 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
9 4 (12.90%) Sun
9 4 (12.90%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (12.90%) Brocade
9 4 (12.90%) Patch Management
9 4 (12.90%) Oracle ZFS
10 3 (9.68%) RHCSA
10 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
10 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (9.68%) Relational Database

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (16.13%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.68%) Apache
3 2 (6.45%) Node.js
3 2 (6.45%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (41.94%) TCP/IP
2 12 (38.71%) Firewall
3 5 (16.13%) SAN
4 1 (3.23%) Intranet
4 1 (3.23%) Internet
4 1 (3.23%) VPN
4 1 (3.23%) DNS
4 1 (3.23%) VLAN
4 1 (3.23%) IMAP
4 1 (3.23%) SGSN
4 1 (3.23%) Network Security
4 1 (3.23%) CDMA
4 1 (3.23%) GPRS
4 1 (3.23%) GSM
4 1 (3.23%) LAN
4 1 (3.23%) WAN
4 1 (3.23%) POP3
4 1 (3.23%) SMTP
4 1 (3.23%) DHCP
4 1 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle9i Database
1 3 (9.68%) RDBMS
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
1 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.45%) DB2
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) LabVIEW
1 2 (6.45%) Bugzilla
1 2 (6.45%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Games
2 2 (6.45%) French Language
2 2 (6.45%) German Language
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Administrator
1 10 (32.26%) Team Leader
2 8 (25.81%) UNIX Team Leader
3 7 (22.58%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (12.90%) Technical Support
4 4 (12.90%) UNIX Administrator
4 4 (12.90%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 4 (12.90%) Support Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Support Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) UNIX Support
5 3 (9.68%) DBA
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (6.45%) Applications Support
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) OpenMP
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
2 1 (3.23%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Clustering
2 2 (6.45%) Verilog
2 2 (6.45%) SystemC
2 2 (6.45%) Data Structures
2 2 (6.45%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) AS400
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (80.65%) Linux
2 18 (58.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (51.61%) Solaris
4 12 (38.71%) AIX
5 4 (12.90%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (9.68%) Windows
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.23%) OS/400
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) ITIL
2 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (35.48%) Incident Management
3 5 (16.13%) Change Management
4 4 (12.90%) Security Management
4 4 (12.90%) Patch Management
5 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (9.68%) Database Security
5 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.45%) Memory Management
6 2 (6.45%) Signal Processing
6 2 (6.45%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (6.45%) Content Management
6 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.45%) SOA
6 2 (6.45%) Service Management
7 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.23%) Migration
7 1 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) Java
2 3 (9.68%) Python
2 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.45%) Fortran
3 2 (6.45%) Assembly Language
3 2 (6.45%) C
3 2 (6.45%) C++
4 1 (3.23%) Perl
4 1 (3.23%) Ruby
4 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) RHCE
2 11 (35.48%) IBM AIX Certification
3 4 (12.90%) Degree
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (9.68%) RHCSA
5 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) NFS
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (6.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle ZFS
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (9.68%) Data Guard
3 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (3.23%) Puppet
3 1 (3.23%) CFEngine
3 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) Red Hat
2 11 (35.48%) Oracle
3 4 (12.90%) Sun
3 4 (12.90%) Brocade
4 2 (6.45%) Renesas
5 1 (3.23%) NetScout
5 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.23%) 3PAR
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) Dell
5 1 (3.23%) EMC
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.23%) VMware