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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 19 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Permanent jobs citing Unix 9 12 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.69% 4.11% 7.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.14% 22.64% 27.10%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 28
Average salary £55,000 £51,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.79% +14.44%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
28 53 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 14.58% 18.15% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 26 48 96
Average salary £41,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.82% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £24,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £75,000 £57,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 11 (78.57%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) Red Hat
2 9 (64.29%) Ansible
3 8 (57.14%) Python
4 7 (50.00%) CentOS
4 7 (50.00%) Postfix
4 7 (50.00%) Apache
4 7 (50.00%) vSphere
4 7 (50.00%) vCloud
5 3 (21.43%) VMware
5 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (21.43%) Java
5 3 (21.43%) ForgeRock
5 3 (21.43%) Translating Business Requirements
5 3 (21.43%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (14.29%) DevOps
6 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
7 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
7 1 (7.14%) Nagios
7 1 (7.14%) Perl
7 1 (7.14%) Windows
7 1 (7.14%) Solaris
7 1 (7.14%) SLA
7 1 (7.14%) SAN
7 1 (7.14%) Salt

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (50.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Administrator
2 7 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
2 7 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (42.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 6 (42.86%) Unix Administrator
3 6 (42.86%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
3 6 (42.86%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 3 (21.43%) Consultant
4 3 (21.43%) Designer
4 3 (21.43%) Linux Consultant
4 3 (21.43%) Solutions Designer
4 3 (21.43%) Unix Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) DevOps Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (14.29%) VMware Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) CentOS
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris
4 1 (7.14%) Windows
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Identity Access Management
1 3 (21.43%) Translating Business Requirements
2 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 2 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Python
2 3 (21.43%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Postfix
1 7 (50.00%) vCloud
1 7 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) Ansible
2 1 (7.14%) Nagios
2 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.14%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Red Hat
2 3 (21.43%) ForgeRock
2 3 (21.43%) VMware