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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 34 12 19
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +7
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 9 27 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.03% 10.63% 7.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.85% 32.14% 25.24%
Number of salaries quoted 7 26 22
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £34,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,000 £57,450
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,250 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.59% -0.61%
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 84 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 21.89% 33.07% 27.84%
Number of salaries quoted 50 75 93
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £60,000 £55,000
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 2 October 2014.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Middlesex

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 2 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 17 (60.71%) Linux
2 14 (50.00%) Oracle
3 10 (35.71%) Windows
4 9 (32.14%) C++
4 9 (32.14%) Shell Script
5 8 (28.57%) MySQL
6 7 (25.00%) SQL
7 6 (21.43%) VPN
7 6 (21.43%) Cisco
7 6 (21.43%) VMware
7 6 (21.43%) Firewall
8 5 (17.86%) Degree
8 5 (17.86%) WSDL
8 5 (17.86%) CheckPoint
8 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
8 5 (17.86%) Perl
8 5 (17.86%) SOAP
9 4 (14.29%) OOP
9 4 (14.29%) OO
9 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 4 (14.29%) PL/SQL
9 4 (14.29%) LAN
9 4 (14.29%) WAN
9 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 4 (14.29%) Korn
9 4 (14.29%) Retail
9 4 (14.29%) Change Management
9 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (14.29%) Relational Database

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 3 (10.71%) Apache
2 2 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.57%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) VPN
1 6 (21.43%) Firewall
2 4 (14.29%) LAN
2 4 (14.29%) WAN
3 3 (10.71%) HTTP
3 3 (10.71%) EIGRP
3 3 (10.71%) Frame Relay
3 3 (10.71%) BIG-IP
3 3 (10.71%) SAN
3 3 (10.71%) OSPF
4 1 (3.57%) DVB
4 1 (3.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) MySQL
2 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.71%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.57%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
1 2 (7.14%) Eclipse
1 2 (7.14%) Xcode
2 1 (3.57%) Firebug
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.57%) Sublime Text
2 1 (3.57%) Ant
General
1 4 (14.29%) Retail
2 2 (7.14%) French Language
2 2 (7.14%) German Language
2 2 (7.14%) Italian Language
2 2 (7.14%) Spanish Language
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) C++ Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Applications Support
4 4 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
4 4 (14.29%) Programmer
5 3 (10.71%) Network Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Network Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Security Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Network Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Informix DBA
7 1 (3.57%) Software Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Designer
7 1 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) SOAP
1 5 (17.86%) WSDL
2 3 (10.71%) Web Services
2 3 (10.71%) XML
2 3 (10.71%) XSLT
3 2 (7.14%) ActiveX
3 2 (7.14%) HTML
3 2 (7.14%) .NET
3 2 (7.14%) MFC
3 2 (7.14%) CSS
3 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
3 2 (7.14%) REST
3 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.57%) JSON
4 1 (3.57%) Zend Framework
4 1 (3.57%) jQuery
4 1 (3.57%) HTML5
4 1 (3.57%) Middleware
4 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Replication
1 3 (10.71%) Clustering
1 3 (10.71%) Open Source
2 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.14%) Fat Client
2 2 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 2 (7.14%) Thin Client
2 2 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.57%) DTV
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Handset
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) CESG
3 1 (3.57%) Interactive TV
3 1 (3.57%) IPTV
3 1 (3.57%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.57%) Physics
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (60.71%) Linux
2 10 (35.71%) Windows
3 2 (7.14%) Solaris
3 2 (7.14%) Android
3 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) OOP
1 4 (14.29%) OO
1 4 (14.29%) Change Management
2 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
2 3 (10.71%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (7.14%) ETL
4 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.57%) OO PHP
4 1 (3.57%) DevOps
4 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
4 1 (3.57%) Security Architecture
4 1 (3.57%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (3.57%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.57%) Automated Testing
4 1 (3.57%) CRM
4 1 (3.57%) OOD
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) C++
1 9 (32.14%) Shell Script
2 7 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (17.86%) Perl
4 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 4 (14.29%) Korn
5 3 (10.71%) Python
5 3 (10.71%) PHP
5 3 (10.71%) Java
5 3 (10.71%) C
6 2 (7.14%) C#
6 2 (7.14%) VC++
6 2 (7.14%) Objective-C
6 2 (7.14%) Ruby
6 2 (7.14%) C-shell
7 1 (3.57%) PHP5
7 1 (3.57%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) CCIE
2 3 (10.71%) CCNP
3 2 (7.14%) CCNA
4 1 (3.57%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) vSphere
2 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (21.43%) Cisco
2 6 (21.43%) VMware
3 5 (17.86%) CheckPoint
3 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.29%) F5
5 3 (10.71%) EMC
5 3 (10.71%) Juniper
5 3 (10.71%) Nokia
6 2 (7.14%) Citrix
6 2 (7.14%) MobileIron
6 2 (7.14%) JBoss
7 1 (3.57%) Sun
7 1 (3.57%) HP
7 1 (3.57%) IBM
7 1 (3.57%) SAP
7 1 (3.57%) Google
7 1 (3.57%) Zend
7 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (3.57%) Remedy