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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 48 14 49
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +35
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 34 84 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 4.35% 10.16% 3.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.61% 41.58% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 30 58 24
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +12.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £40,000 £48,338
UK excluding London average salary £43,596 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.98% -
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
165 202 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 21.13% 24.43% 23.92%
Number of salaries quoted 141 165 144
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
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 July 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 July 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 -28 27 £27,500 - 11
Durham -18 7 £40,000 +26.98%
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 47 (65.28%) Windows
2 42 (58.33%) Linux
3 27 (37.50%) Degree
4 19 (26.39%) C++
4 19 (26.39%) SQL
5 18 (25.00%) C
5 18 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 17 (23.61%) MySQL
7 16 (22.22%) VMware
8 15 (20.83%) SQL Server
9 14 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (19.44%) MCITP
10 13 (18.06%) Firmware
10 13 (18.06%) MS Exchange
10 13 (18.06%) ISO 9000
10 13 (18.06%) Qt
10 13 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (15.28%) MCSE
11 11 (15.28%) Java
12 10 (13.89%) ITIL
12 10 (13.89%) Software Engineering
13 9 (12.50%) MS Excel
13 9 (12.50%) SharePoint
13 9 (12.50%) DB2
13 9 (12.50%) TCP/IP
14 8 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
15 7 (9.72%) Embedded Systems
15 7 (9.72%) Git (software)
15 7 (9.72%) DNS
15 7 (9.72%) Microsoft

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 13 (18.06%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 8 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.94%) MQSeries
5 4 (5.56%) Apache
5 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.78%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 9 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 7 (9.72%) DNS
3 6 (8.33%) SAN
3 6 (8.33%) Bluetooth
3 6 (8.33%) Ethernet
3 6 (8.33%) NAS
4 4 (5.56%) iSCSI
4 4 (5.56%) DHCP
5 3 (4.17%) ATM
5 3 (4.17%) Broadband
5 3 (4.17%) ISDN
5 3 (4.17%) VoIP
5 3 (4.17%) MPLS
5 3 (4.17%) OSPF
5 3 (4.17%) BGP
5 3 (4.17%) DSL
5 3 (4.17%) EIGRP
5 3 (4.17%) L2TP
5 3 (4.17%) X.21
5 3 (4.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.61%) MySQL
2 15 (20.83%) SQL Server
3 9 (12.50%) DB2
4 4 (5.56%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.78%) OLTP
6 1 (1.39%) Star Schema
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (1.39%) IDMS
6 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (9.72%) LabVIEW
1 7 (9.72%) Subversion
1 7 (9.72%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.94%) JUnit
3 1 (1.39%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.39%) JIRA
3 1 (1.39%) Selenium
3 1 (1.39%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 7 (9.72%) Electronics
2 4 (5.56%) Finance
2 4 (5.56%) Italian Language
3 3 (4.17%) French Language
3 3 (4.17%) German Language
4 2 (2.78%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.39%) Hebrew Language
5 1 (1.39%) Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (25.00%) IT Technician
2 10 (13.89%) Senior Technician
3 7 (9.72%) Senior IT Technician
3 7 (9.72%) Electronics Engineer
3 7 (9.72%) Design Engineer
3 7 (9.72%) Hardware Engineer
3 7 (9.72%) Developer
3 7 (9.72%) Support Engineer
4 6 (8.33%) Firmware Engineer
5 5 (6.94%) Java Developer
5 5 (6.94%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Technical Support
6 4 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Technical Support Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Technician
7 3 (4.17%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.17%) IT Manager
7 3 (4.17%) Network Engineer
8 2 (2.78%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.06%) Qt
2 7 (9.72%) .NET
3 5 (6.94%) J2EE
3 5 (6.94%) JMS
3 5 (6.94%) Spring
4 2 (2.78%) Middleware
5 1 (1.39%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.39%) SOAP
5 1 (1.39%) Spring MVC
5 1 (1.39%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.78%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.39%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.39%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 47 (65.28%) Windows
2 42 (58.33%) Linux
3 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.39%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.89%) ITIL
1 10 (13.89%) Software Engineering
2 6 (8.33%) UML
2 6 (8.33%) Scrum
2 6 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (8.33%) Embedded Software Development
2 6 (8.33%) SDLC
3 5 (6.94%) Software Delivery
3 5 (6.94%) RUP
3 5 (6.94%) Waterfall
4 4 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 3 (4.17%) Migration
5 3 (4.17%) Network Design
5 3 (4.17%) Load Balancing
5 3 (4.17%) Test Management
6 2 (2.78%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.39%) MVC
7 1 (1.39%) Data Modelling
7 1 (1.39%) ETL
7 1 (1.39%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.39%) C++
1 19 (26.39%) SQL
2 18 (25.00%) C
3 11 (15.28%) Java
4 6 (8.33%) Embedded C
4 6 (8.33%) Embedded C++
4 6 (8.33%) Assembly Language
5 5 (6.94%) Scala
5 5 (6.94%) C#
6 2 (2.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (37.50%) Degree
2 14 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (19.44%) MCITP
3 11 (15.28%) MCSE
4 6 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.17%) CCSP
5 3 (4.17%) CCNP
5 3 (4.17%) CCNA
5 3 (4.17%) CCDP
5 3 (4.17%) JNCIS
6 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.06%) ISO 9000
2 6 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (18.06%) Firmware
2 13 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.72%) VMware ESX
4 4 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (22.22%) VMware
2 7 (9.72%) Oracle
2 7 (9.72%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.72%) EMC
3 5 (6.94%) Sybase
3 5 (6.94%) Cisco
3 5 (6.94%) Pega
3 5 (6.94%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (4.17%) F5
5 2 (2.78%) Symantec
5 2 (2.78%) NetApp
6 1 (1.39%) Convergys
6 1 (1.39%) IBM
6 1 (1.39%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.39%) Informatica
6 1 (1.39%) HP
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