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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 33 14 18
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +4
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 13 26 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.13% 10.44% 7.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 29.89% 28.74%
Number of salaries quoted 7 26 25
Average salary £62,500 £50,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +47.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £34,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,200 £55,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
65 87 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 20.63% 34.94% 26.85%
Number of salaries quoted 41 78 82
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,600 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £62,250 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 24 October 2014.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Middlesex

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 19 (61.29%) Linux
2 15 (48.39%) Oracle
3 13 (41.94%) C++
4 9 (29.03%) Shell Script
4 9 (29.03%) Degree
5 8 (25.81%) MySQL
6 7 (22.58%) Windows
6 7 (22.58%) SQL
7 5 (16.13%) DTV
7 5 (16.13%) DVB
7 5 (16.13%) Electronics
7 5 (16.13%) Perforce
7 5 (16.13%) VMware
7 5 (16.13%) Interactive TV
7 5 (16.13%) Perl
7 5 (16.13%) SOAP
7 5 (16.13%) WSDL
7 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
7 5 (16.13%) Mathematics
7 5 (16.13%) Physics
7 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
7 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
7 5 (16.13%) Embedded Software Development
8 4 (12.90%) Security Architecture
8 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
8 4 (12.90%) OOP
8 4 (12.90%) OO
8 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
8 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 2 (6.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.23%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) DVB
2 3 (9.68%) LAN
2 3 (9.68%) WAN
2 3 (9.68%) HTTP
2 3 (9.68%) VPN
2 3 (9.68%) Firewall
3 2 (6.45%) Frame Relay
3 2 (6.45%) BIG-IP
3 2 (6.45%) Network Security
3 2 (6.45%) EIGRP
3 2 (6.45%) OSPF
4 1 (3.23%) SAN
4 1 (3.23%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) MySQL
2 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.68%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.23%) Informix
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.45%) Eclipse
2 2 (6.45%) Xcode
3 1 (3.23%) Firebug
3 1 (3.23%) Mercurial
3 1 (3.23%) Sublime Text
3 1 (3.23%) Ant
General
1 5 (16.13%) Electronics
2 4 (12.90%) Retail
3 2 (6.45%) French Language
3 2 (6.45%) German Language
3 2 (6.45%) Italian Language
3 2 (6.45%) Spanish Language
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
4 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Developer
2 7 (22.58%) C++ Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Analyst Programmer
4 4 (12.90%) Programmer
4 4 (12.90%) Applications Support
4 4 (12.90%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Network Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Lead Designer
6 1 (3.23%) Systems Designer
6 1 (3.23%) DBA
6 1 (3.23%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Support Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Principal Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) SOAP
1 5 (16.13%) WSDL
2 3 (9.68%) Web Services
2 3 (9.68%) XML
2 3 (9.68%) XSLT
3 2 (6.45%) ActiveX
3 2 (6.45%) HTML
3 2 (6.45%) .NET
3 2 (6.45%) MFC
3 2 (6.45%) CSS
3 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.45%) REST
3 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.23%) JSON
4 1 (3.23%) Zend Framework
4 1 (3.23%) jQuery
4 1 (3.23%) HTML5
4 1 (3.23%) Middleware
4 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) DTV
1 5 (16.13%) Interactive TV
1 5 (16.13%) Mathematics
1 5 (16.13%) Physics
1 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.68%) Open Source
4 2 (6.45%) Replication
4 2 (6.45%) Clustering
4 2 (6.45%) Fat Client
4 2 (6.45%) Thin Client
4 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.23%) Handset
5 1 (3.23%) PKI
5 1 (3.23%) IPTV
5 1 (3.23%) Smartphone
5 1 (3.23%) CESG
5 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (61.29%) Linux
2 7 (22.58%) Windows
3 2 (6.45%) Android
3 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Embedded Software Development
2 4 (12.90%) Security Architecture
2 4 (12.90%) OOP
2 4 (12.90%) OO
3 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
3 3 (9.68%) Information Security
3 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
3 3 (9.68%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (6.45%) ETL
4 2 (6.45%) Change Management
5 1 (3.23%) Identity Management
5 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.23%) CRM
5 1 (3.23%) OOD
5 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.23%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.23%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) C++
2 9 (29.03%) Shell Script
3 7 (22.58%) SQL
4 5 (16.13%) Perl
5 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
5 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
5 4 (12.90%) Korn
6 3 (9.68%) Python
6 3 (9.68%) PHP
6 3 (9.68%) Java
6 3 (9.68%) C
7 2 (6.45%) C#
7 2 (6.45%) VC++
7 2 (6.45%) Objective-C
7 2 (6.45%) Ruby
7 2 (6.45%) C-shell
8 1 (3.23%) PHP5
8 1 (3.23%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.45%) CCIE
3 2 (6.45%) CCNP
4 1 (3.23%) CCNA
4 1 (3.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
1 2 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) vSphere
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Oracle
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) Perforce
2 5 (16.13%) VMware
3 2 (6.45%) Citrix
3 2 (6.45%) Nokia
3 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco
3 2 (6.45%) F5
3 2 (6.45%) MobileIron
4 1 (3.23%) IBM
4 1 (3.23%) SAP
4 1 (3.23%) Sun
4 1 (3.23%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) EMC
4 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.23%) Remedy
4 1 (3.23%) Google
4 1 (3.23%) Zend