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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 24 39 19
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -20
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 64 32 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 7.87% 4.91% 9.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.47% 18.60% 32.73%
Number of salaries quoted 25 31 66
Average salary £31,500 £29,000 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.62% +8.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,625 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -1.23%
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
233 172 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 28.66% 26.38% 29.77%
Number of salaries quoted 168 161 195
Average salary £34,250 £33,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.23% +17.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 +11 54 £27,500 -5.17% 12
Durham +7 8 £32,000 +52.38% 2
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 95 (58.64%) Linux
2 73 (45.06%) SQL
3 69 (42.59%) Java
4 64 (39.51%) C
5 55 (33.95%) C++
6 47 (29.01%) Degree
7 38 (23.46%) C#
8 35 (21.60%) Oracle
9 34 (20.99%) Windows
10 33 (20.37%) Finance
11 32 (19.75%) MS Excel
12 31 (19.14%) Web Services
12 31 (19.14%) Agile Software Development
13 30 (18.52%) JavaScript
14 26 (16.05%) ITIL
15 23 (14.20%) jQuery
16 22 (13.58%) Shell Script
16 22 (13.58%) MySQL
17 21 (12.96%) OO
17 21 (12.96%) Electronics
18 20 (12.35%) Client/Server
18 20 (12.35%) HTML
19 19 (11.73%) Oracle Database
19 19 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
20 18 (11.11%) SOAP
20 18 (11.11%) Solaris
21 17 (10.49%) XML
21 17 (10.49%) Spring
22 16 (9.88%) Subversion
22 16 (9.88%) MooTools

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 16 (9.88%) Tomcat
2 9 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 9 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (3.09%) Tornado
3 5 (3.09%) nginx
4 3 (1.85%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.85%) Apache
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.62%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.62%) Documentum
5 1 (0.62%) SAS
5 1 (0.62%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.62%) CICS
Applications
1 32 (19.75%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (3.09%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.85%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.94%) PaaS
2 2 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.79%) DHCP
1 11 (6.79%) DNS
2 10 (6.17%) SAN
3 9 (5.56%) NAS
3 9 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 8 (4.94%) iSCSI
5 6 (3.70%) LAN
5 6 (3.70%) WAN
6 5 (3.09%) Network Security
7 3 (1.85%) Firewall
8 1 (0.62%) FTP
8 1 (0.62%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.58%) MySQL
2 19 (11.73%) Oracle Database
3 15 (9.26%) Jackrabbit
3 15 (9.26%) Relational Database
4 12 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (5.56%) SQL Server
6 6 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (3.09%) Couchbase
7 5 (3.09%) Redis
7 5 (3.09%) MongoDB
7 5 (3.09%) NoSQL
7 5 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (3.09%) DB2
8 3 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (9.88%) Subversion
2 15 (9.26%) Maven
3 12 (7.41%) LabVIEW
4 8 (4.94%) Selenium
5 5 (3.09%) Facilita Forecast
5 5 (3.09%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.09%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.09%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (3.09%) LoadRunner
6 3 (1.85%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.23%) JUnit
7 2 (1.23%) TestNG
7 2 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.23%) Hudson
8 1 (0.62%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.62%) Ant
General
1 33 (20.37%) Finance
2 21 (12.96%) Electronics
3 10 (6.17%) Manufacturing
4 9 (5.56%) Marketing
4 9 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.94%) German Language
6 7 (4.32%) Italian Language
6 7 (4.32%) French Language
7 5 (3.09%) Games
8 4 (2.47%) Legal
8 4 (2.47%) Retail
9 3 (1.85%) Banking
10 1 (0.62%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.62%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 43 (26.54%) Developer
2 33 (20.37%) Analyst
3 25 (15.43%) Programmer
4 16 (9.88%) Java Developer
5 15 (9.26%) DBA
5 15 (9.26%) Software Developer
6 14 (8.64%) Applications Support
7 13 (8.02%) Support Engineer
8 11 (6.79%) Analyst Programmer
9 10 (6.17%) Support Analyst
9 10 (6.17%) Test Analyst
9 10 (6.17%) Team Leader
10 8 (4.94%) Electronics Engineer
10 8 (4.94%) Design Engineer
10 8 (4.94%) Oracle DBA
10 8 (4.94%) Hardware Engineer
11 7 (4.32%) PHP Developer
12 6 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
12 6 (3.70%) Architect
13 5 (3.09%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (19.14%) Web Services
2 23 (14.20%) jQuery
3 20 (12.35%) HTML
4 18 (11.11%) SOAP
5 17 (10.49%) XML
5 17 (10.49%) Spring
6 16 (9.88%) MooTools
7 15 (9.26%) Apache Wicket
7 15 (9.26%) JAX-WS
7 15 (9.26%) Java EE
7 15 (9.26%) JSR 170
8 12 (7.41%) Qt
9 5 (3.09%) ZeroMQ
9 5 (3.09%) Memcached
9 5 (3.09%) gevent
9 5 (3.09%) Ember.js
9 5 (3.09%) Twisted
9 5 (3.09%) CherryPy
9 5 (3.09%) CSS
9 5 (3.09%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.35%) Client/Server
2 19 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (9.26%) Mathematics
4 12 (7.41%) Computer Science
5 9 (5.56%) Clustering
5 9 (5.56%) DTV
6 8 (4.94%) Embedded Systems
6 8 (4.94%) Firmware
6 8 (4.94%) Mainframe
7 7 (4.32%) Management Information System
8 6 (3.70%) Handset
9 5 (3.09%) Replication
9 5 (3.09%) PACS
9 5 (3.09%) Smartcard
10 1 (0.62%) Open Source
10 1 (0.62%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 95 (58.64%) Linux
2 34 (20.99%) Windows
3 18 (11.11%) Solaris
4 15 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (3.09%) FreeBSD
8 3 (1.85%) SUSE
9 2 (1.23%) AIX
9 2 (1.23%) VME
10 1 (0.62%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (19.14%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (16.05%) ITIL
3 21 (12.96%) OO
4 15 (9.26%) Mentoring
4 15 (9.26%) Waterfall
5 12 (7.41%) Software Engineering
6 11 (6.79%) Service Delivery
7 10 (6.17%) Matrix Management
8 9 (5.56%) Programme Management
8 9 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
8 9 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (4.94%) Change Control
10 7 (4.32%) Project Management
10 7 (4.32%) MVC
11 6 (3.70%) Service Management
11 6 (3.70%) Coaching
12 5 (3.09%) Automation Testing
12 5 (3.09%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (3.09%) OO PHP
12 5 (3.09%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 73 (45.06%) SQL
2 69 (42.59%) Java
3 64 (39.51%) C
4 55 (33.95%) C++
5 38 (23.46%) C#
6 30 (18.52%) JavaScript
7 22 (13.58%) Shell Script
8 12 (7.41%) Perl
8 12 (7.41%) AWK
8 12 (7.41%) sed
9 10 (6.17%) PL/SQL
10 9 (5.56%) Python
11 8 (4.94%) PHP
12 7 (4.32%) T-SQL
13 5 (3.09%) VB
14 4 (2.47%) COBOL
15 3 (1.85%) PHP5
16 1 (0.62%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 47 (29.01%) Degree
2 11 (6.79%) SC Cleared
2 11 (6.79%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.41%) ISO 9000
2 9 (5.56%) SLA
3 5 (3.09%) DICOM
4 2 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 8 (4.94%) NFS
1 8 (4.94%) Hyper-V
1 8 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (4.94%) VMware ESX
2 7 (4.32%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.85%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (3.09%) HAProxy
1 5 (3.09%) Data Guard
2 3 (1.85%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 35 (21.60%) Oracle
2 15 (9.26%) SAP
3 13 (8.02%) Microsoft
4 12 (7.41%) EMC
5 9 (5.56%) VMware
6 8 (4.94%) Symantec
6 8 (4.94%) Red Hat
7 6 (3.70%) McAfee
7 6 (3.70%) LANDesk
7 6 (3.70%) Amdocs
8 5 (3.09%) IBM
9 2 (1.23%) Progress
9 2 (1.23%) Zend
10 1 (0.62%) Twitter
10 1 (0.62%) Kronos
10 1 (0.62%) JBoss
10 1 (0.62%) ATG
10 1 (0.62%) Lotus
10 1 (0.62%) HP
10 1 (0.62%) Citrix
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