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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 55 54 53
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Unix 16 22 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.77% 3.27% 2.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.24% 14.10% 13.76%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 13
Average salary £33,000 £24,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -36.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
105 156 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 18.20% 23.18% 19.60%
Number of salaries quoted 87 126 95
Average salary £33,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,400 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
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 5 February 2016. 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 +2 9 £32,500 +8.33% 8
Durham -6 6 £33,000 +37.50% 1
Unix
England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 27 (64.29%) Java
2 21 (50.00%) SQL
3 18 (42.86%) Linux
4 15 (35.71%) SOAP
4 15 (35.71%) REST
5 14 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 14 (33.33%) Subversion
6 12 (28.57%) MySQL
7 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
7 11 (26.19%) C++
7 11 (26.19%) Python
8 10 (23.81%) Web Services
8 10 (23.81%) XML
8 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (23.81%) Spring
8 10 (23.81%) Degree
8 10 (23.81%) JSON
8 10 (23.81%) Selenium
8 10 (23.81%) Scrum
9 9 (21.43%) TDD
9 9 (21.43%) Tomcat
10 8 (19.05%) Windows
10 8 (19.05%) C
10 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
10 8 (19.05%) Firmware
10 8 (19.05%) ISO 9000
10 8 (19.05%) Finance
10 8 (19.05%) Jython
10 8 (19.05%) Performance Testing
10 8 (19.05%) Qt

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (21.43%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.14%) Apache
3 2 (4.76%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.38%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) GitHub
1 5 (11.90%) SaaS
2 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) Firewall
1 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.14%) Bluetooth
2 3 (7.14%) Ethernet
2 3 (7.14%) HTTP
2 3 (7.14%) RS-232
2 3 (7.14%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) MySQL
2 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
3 7 (16.67%) Big Data
3 7 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 7 (16.67%) HBase
3 7 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 7 (16.67%) SQLite
4 2 (4.76%) DataStage
4 2 (4.76%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.38%) DB2
5 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 14 (33.33%) Subversion
2 10 (23.81%) Selenium
3 7 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 7 (16.67%) JUnit
4 6 (14.29%) TestNG
5 5 (11.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (11.90%) Hudson
5 5 (11.90%) Jenkins
5 5 (11.90%) LabVIEW
6 3 (7.14%) PHPUnit
7 2 (4.76%) GitLab
7 2 (4.76%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (19.05%) Finance
2 7 (16.67%) Electronics
3 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.76%) Marketing
3 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Developer
2 7 (16.67%) Analyst
2 7 (16.67%) Architect
2 7 (16.67%) Big Data Architect
2 7 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 6 (14.29%) Data Architect
3 6 (14.29%) QA Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Design Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Electronics Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Hardware Design Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Hardware Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) QA Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) QA Test Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) QA Test Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Test Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Test Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Embedded Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (35.71%) REST
1 15 (35.71%) SOAP
2 10 (23.81%) JSON
2 10 (23.81%) Spring
2 10 (23.81%) Web Services
2 10 (23.81%) XML
3 8 (19.05%) Qt
4 7 (16.67%) JAX-RS
4 7 (16.67%) XSLT
5 6 (14.29%) .NET
5 6 (14.29%) CSS
5 6 (14.29%) HTML
6 5 (11.90%) Ajax
6 5 (11.90%) Flash
7 4 (9.52%) jQuery
8 3 (7.14%) MooTools
8 3 (7.14%) Symfony
8 3 (7.14%) YAML
9 2 (4.76%) LAPP Stack
9 2 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (42.86%) Linux
2 8 (19.05%) Windows
3 2 (4.76%) CentOS
3 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (23.81%) Scrum
2 9 (21.43%) TDD
3 8 (19.05%) Performance Testing
4 7 (16.67%) DSDM
4 7 (16.67%) RUP
4 7 (16.67%) SOA
5 6 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (9.52%) ITIL
6 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.14%) Embedded Software Development
7 3 (7.14%) OO
7 3 (7.14%) OOP
7 3 (7.14%) UML
8 2 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (4.76%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.76%) Process Improvement
8 2 (4.76%) SIEM
8 2 (4.76%) Test Automation
8 2 (4.76%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (64.29%) Java
2 21 (50.00%) SQL
3 11 (26.19%) C++
3 11 (26.19%) Python
4 8 (19.05%) C
4 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 8 (19.05%) Jython
5 6 (14.29%) C#
6 5 (11.90%) Perl
6 5 (11.90%) PHP
6 5 (11.90%) Ruby
7 3 (7.14%) Assembly Language
7 3 (7.14%) Embedded C
7 3 (7.14%) Embedded C++
7 3 (7.14%) PHP 5
8 1 (2.38%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) Degree
2 5 (11.90%) OCPJP
2 5 (11.90%) OCPJWCD
3 1 (2.38%) CCSA
3 1 (2.38%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) ISO 9000
2 7 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) Firmware
2 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.76%) VirtualBox
3 2 (4.76%) Xen
4 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Ansible
1 2 (4.76%) Nagios
1 2 (4.76%) OpenNMS
1 2 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.76%) Puppet
1 2 (4.76%) ZABBIX
1 2 (4.76%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) EMC
2 3 (7.14%) CheckPoint
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle
2 3 (7.14%) SAP
2 3 (7.14%) VMware
3 2 (4.76%) IBM
3 2 (4.76%) McAfee
3 2 (4.76%) Progress
3 2 (4.76%) Rackspace
3 2 (4.76%) SaltStack
4 1 (2.38%) CODA
4 1 (2.38%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.38%) Lumension
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.38%) Sage
4 1 (2.38%) Sun
4 1 (2.38%) Sybase
4 1 (2.38%) Trustwave
4 1 (2.38%) Zend
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