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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 45 20 37
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +17
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 40 73 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 5.04% 9.97% 4.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.51% 35.78% 17.89%
Number of salaries quoted 33 63 29
Average salary £35,000 £33,695 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.87% -15.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,080 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £44,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
186 204 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 23.43% 27.87% 25.75%
Number of salaries quoted 155 184 171
Average salary £30,000 £33,695 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.96% +2.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -22 30 £27,500 -21.42% 5
Durham -5 10 £35,000 +3.87% 3
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 31 (50.00%) Windows
2 29 (46.77%) Linux
3 23 (37.10%) C
4 21 (33.87%) Degree
5 19 (30.65%) Oracle
6 17 (27.42%) C++
7 16 (25.81%) SQL
8 15 (24.19%) Java
9 12 (19.35%) SQL Server
10 11 (17.74%) MS Exchange
10 11 (17.74%) TCP/IP
10 11 (17.74%) VMware
11 10 (16.13%) Firmware
11 10 (16.13%) ISO 9000
11 10 (16.13%) Qt
12 9 (14.52%) DNS
12 9 (14.52%) ITIL
13 8 (12.90%) SLA
13 8 (12.90%) SAN
13 8 (12.90%) NAS
13 8 (12.90%) Banking
14 7 (11.29%) Subversion
14 7 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (11.29%) Systems Analysis
14 7 (11.29%) Italian Language
14 7 (11.29%) Business Analysis
14 7 (11.29%) Git (software)
14 7 (11.29%) Computer Science
14 7 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2010

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (17.74%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (9.68%) MQSeries
3 6 (9.68%) SharePoint
3 6 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.61%) Lync
4 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (11.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.74%) TCP/IP
2 9 (14.52%) DNS
3 8 (12.90%) SAN
3 8 (12.90%) NAS
4 6 (9.68%) Firewall
4 6 (9.68%) Bluetooth
4 6 (9.68%) DHCP
4 6 (9.68%) Ethernet
5 4 (6.45%) PPP
5 4 (6.45%) IPsec
5 4 (6.45%) EIGRP
5 4 (6.45%) L2TP
5 4 (6.45%) MPLS
5 4 (6.45%) OSPF
5 4 (6.45%) BGP
5 4 (6.45%) iSCSI
6 3 (4.84%) ATM
6 3 (4.84%) Spanning Tree
6 3 (4.84%) DSL
6 3 (4.84%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.68%) DB2
2 6 (9.68%) MySQL
3 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.61%) Star Schema
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Subversion
1 7 (11.29%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.68%) JUnit
3 4 (6.45%) LabVIEW
4 3 (4.84%) LoadRunner
5 2 (3.23%) JIRA
5 2 (3.23%) Selenium
5 2 (3.23%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.61%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (1.61%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 8 (12.90%) Banking
2 7 (11.29%) Italian Language
3 6 (9.68%) French Language
3 6 (9.68%) German Language
4 5 (8.06%) Electronics
4 5 (8.06%) Finance
5 2 (3.23%) Automotive
6 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.61%) Marketing
6 1 (1.61%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (17.74%) Support Engineer
2 7 (11.29%) Graduate
2 7 (11.29%) Consultant
3 6 (9.68%) Technical Support
3 6 (9.68%) Firmware Engineer
3 6 (9.68%) IT Technician
4 5 (8.06%) Applications Support
4 5 (8.06%) Tester
4 5 (8.06%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (8.06%) Technical Support Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Hardware Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Electronics Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Software Consultant
5 4 (6.45%) Design Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Developer
5 4 (6.45%) Network Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) Performance Tester
6 2 (3.23%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.13%) Qt
2 7 (11.29%) .NET
3 6 (9.68%) J2EE
3 6 (9.68%) JMS
4 2 (3.23%) Middleware
5 1 (1.61%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.61%) Spring
5 1 (1.61%) Spring MVC
5 1 (1.61%) SOAP
5 1 (1.61%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.68%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.45%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.23%) Open Source
4 2 (3.23%) HACMP
5 1 (1.61%) DTV
5 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.61%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.61%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.61%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 31 (50.00%) Windows
2 29 (46.77%) Linux
3 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.23%) AIX
4 2 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.52%) ITIL
2 7 (11.29%) Scrum
2 7 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (11.29%) Systems Analysis
2 7 (11.29%) Business Analysis
3 6 (9.68%) Software Engineering
3 6 (9.68%) Waterfall
3 6 (9.68%) Embedded Software Development
3 6 (9.68%) UML
3 6 (9.68%) RUP
4 5 (8.06%) Software Delivery
5 4 (6.45%) Test Management
5 4 (6.45%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.84%) Network Design
6 3 (4.84%) Test Scripting
6 3 (4.84%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.84%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.84%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (3.23%) Test Automation
7 2 (3.23%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (37.10%) C
2 17 (27.42%) C++
3 16 (25.81%) SQL
4 15 (24.19%) Java
5 6 (9.68%) C#
5 6 (9.68%) Embedded C
5 6 (9.68%) Embedded C++
5 6 (9.68%) Assembly Language
5 6 (9.68%) Scala
6 5 (8.06%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.61%) Python
7 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (33.87%) Degree
2 5 (8.06%) MCITP
2 5 (8.06%) MCSE
2 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (6.45%) CCSP
3 4 (6.45%) CCNP
4 3 (4.84%) CCDP
4 3 (4.84%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.84%) JNCIS
4 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (3.23%) IBM AIX Certification
6 1 (1.61%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.61%) CCIP
6 1 (1.61%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.13%) ISO 9000
2 8 (12.90%) SLA
3 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 10 (16.13%) Firmware
2 7 (11.29%) VMware ESX
2 7 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (11.29%) Active Directory
3 6 (9.68%) NFS
3 6 (9.68%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.23%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (30.65%) Oracle
2 11 (17.74%) VMware
3 6 (9.68%) Pega
3 6 (9.68%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (9.68%) Symantec
4 4 (6.45%) Cisco
4 4 (6.45%) IBM
4 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.45%) EMC
4 4 (6.45%) F5
5 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.61%) Informatica
6 1 (1.61%) Sybase
6 1 (1.61%) SAP
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: From entry-Level up to £45,000 per annum DOE + benefits
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
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