The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 34 21 38
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +17
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 52 96 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 7.19% 12.12% 4.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.06% 41.74% 18.97%
Number of salaries quoted 45 84 30
Average salary £28,750 £32,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.15% -31.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,200 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £41,405 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.25%
UNIX
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East region.

Operating Systems Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
173 230 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 23.93% 29.04% 25.29%
Number of salaries quoted 148 208 156
Average salary £27,500 £32,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.06% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

UNIX
Salary Trend in the North East

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

UNIX Salary Trend in the North East

UNIX
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX across the North East region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

UNIX Salary Histogram in the North East

UNIX
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the North East region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -14 38 £27,500 -14.06% 3
Durham -8 14 £35,000 +9.37% 2
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 38 (60.32%) Windows
2 36 (57.14%) Linux
3 27 (42.86%) Degree
4 22 (34.92%) C
5 20 (31.75%) C++
6 17 (26.98%) VMware
7 14 (22.22%) SQL
7 14 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 14 (22.22%) Active Directory
8 13 (20.63%) Firmware
8 13 (20.63%) ISO 9000
8 13 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (20.63%) Qt
9 12 (19.05%) Java
9 12 (19.05%) MS Exchange
10 11 (17.46%) Oracle
11 10 (15.87%) MySQL
11 10 (15.87%) TCP/IP
12 9 (14.29%) ITIL
12 9 (14.29%) MS Excel
13 8 (12.70%) SharePoint
13 8 (12.70%) MCSE
13 8 (12.70%) DNS
13 8 (12.70%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (12.70%) VMware ESX
13 8 (12.70%) MCITP
14 7 (11.11%) Git (software)
14 7 (11.11%) NAS
14 7 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (11.11%) Embedded Systems

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 12 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.70%) SharePoint
3 7 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (9.52%) MQSeries
5 5 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.59%) Lync
6 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.59%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.87%) TCP/IP
2 8 (12.70%) DNS
3 7 (11.11%) NAS
3 7 (11.11%) SAN
4 6 (9.52%) Bluetooth
4 6 (9.52%) Ethernet
5 5 (7.94%) iSCSI
5 5 (7.94%) DHCP
6 4 (6.35%) EIGRP
6 4 (6.35%) L2TP
6 4 (6.35%) MPLS
6 4 (6.35%) OSPF
6 4 (6.35%) BGP
6 4 (6.35%) IPsec
6 4 (6.35%) Firewall
6 4 (6.35%) PPP
7 3 (4.76%) VLAN
7 3 (4.76%) Spanning Tree
7 3 (4.76%) SNMP
7 3 (4.76%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.87%) MySQL
3 7 (11.11%) DB2
4 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.59%) Star Schema
4 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 7 (11.11%) LabVIEW
1 7 (11.11%) Subversion
2 6 (9.52%) JUnit
3 2 (3.17%) JIRA
3 2 (3.17%) Selenium
3 2 (3.17%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 7 (11.11%) Electronics
2 5 (7.94%) Italian Language
3 4 (6.35%) Banking
3 4 (6.35%) French Language
3 4 (6.35%) German Language
4 2 (3.17%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.59%) Hebrew Language
5 1 (1.59%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (19.05%) IT Technician
2 8 (12.70%) Support Engineer
3 7 (11.11%) Senior Technician
3 7 (11.11%) Design Engineer
3 7 (11.11%) Hardware Engineer
3 7 (11.11%) Electronics Engineer
4 6 (9.52%) Firmware Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (7.94%) Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Network Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Technical Support
6 4 (6.35%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Technical Support Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Senior IT Technician
7 3 (4.76%) Graduate
7 3 (4.76%) Consultant
8 2 (3.17%) Tester
8 2 (3.17%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.63%) Qt
2 7 (11.11%) .NET
3 6 (9.52%) J2EE
3 6 (9.52%) JMS
4 2 (3.17%) Spring
5 1 (1.59%) Spring MVC
5 1 (1.59%) REST
5 1 (1.59%) SOAP
5 1 (1.59%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.59%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 38 (60.32%) Windows
2 36 (57.14%) Linux
3 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.29%) ITIL
2 7 (11.11%) Scrum
2 7 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 6 (9.52%) UML
3 6 (9.52%) RUP
3 6 (9.52%) Embedded Software Development
3 6 (9.52%) SDLC
3 6 (9.52%) Waterfall
4 5 (7.94%) Software Delivery
5 4 (6.35%) Test Management
5 4 (6.35%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (4.76%) Network Design
6 3 (4.76%) Business Analysis
7 2 (3.17%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.17%) Functional Testing
7 2 (3.17%) Test Automation
8 1 (1.59%) Data Migration
8 1 (1.59%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 22 (34.92%) C
2 20 (31.75%) C++
3 14 (22.22%) SQL
4 12 (19.05%) Java
5 6 (9.52%) C#
5 6 (9.52%) Embedded C
5 6 (9.52%) Embedded C++
5 6 (9.52%) Assembly Language
5 6 (9.52%) Scala
6 2 (3.17%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.59%) Perl
7 1 (1.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (42.86%) Degree
2 8 (12.70%) MCSE
2 8 (12.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (12.70%) MCITP
3 4 (6.35%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (6.35%) CCSP
3 4 (6.35%) CCNP
4 3 (4.76%) JNCIS
4 3 (4.76%) CCDP
5 2 (3.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (3.17%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.59%) CCIP
6 1 (1.59%) CCIE
6 1 (1.59%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.63%) ISO 9000
2 7 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 13 (20.63%) Firmware
2 13 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (12.70%) VMware ESX
4 5 (7.94%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.94%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (26.98%) VMware
2 11 (17.46%) Oracle
3 7 (11.11%) EMC
3 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 6 (9.52%) Cisco
4 6 (9.52%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (9.52%) Pega
5 4 (6.35%) F5
6 3 (4.76%) Symantec
7 2 (3.17%) NetApp
7 2 (3.17%) Sybase
7 2 (3.17%) IBM
8 1 (1.59%) Informatica
8 1 (1.59%) Convergys
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