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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 57 24 46
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +22
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 23 77 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 3.05% 9.20% 4.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.04% 33.19% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 17 38 27
Average salary £30,000 £28,750 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -0.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,820 £24,000 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £42,125 £39,175
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
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
135 232 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 17.90% 27.72% 26.11%
Number of salaries quoted 111 174 158
Average salary £30,500 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.15% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -27 21 £28,750 +4.54% 5
Durham -22 2 £40,000 +25.00%
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 48 (61.54%) Windows
1 48 (61.54%) Linux
2 29 (37.18%) Degree
3 22 (28.21%) SQL
4 18 (23.08%) C
4 18 (23.08%) C++
4 18 (23.08%) Active Directory
5 17 (21.79%) MySQL
5 17 (21.79%) VMware
6 15 (19.23%) SQL Server
6 15 (19.23%) Java
7 14 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (17.95%) MS Exchange
7 14 (17.95%) MCITP
7 14 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (16.67%) Firmware
8 13 (16.67%) ISO 9000
8 13 (16.67%) Qt
9 11 (14.10%) TCP/IP
9 11 (14.10%) MCSE
10 10 (12.82%) ITIL
10 10 (12.82%) MS Excel
10 10 (12.82%) JUnit
10 10 (12.82%) Software Engineering
11 9 (11.54%) SharePoint
11 9 (11.54%) DB2
11 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
11 9 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (10.26%) NAS
12 8 (10.26%) SAN

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 14 (17.95%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (11.54%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.41%) MQSeries
3 5 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (5.13%) Apache
5 2 (2.56%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 10 (12.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.28%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.10%) TCP/IP
2 8 (10.26%) DNS
2 8 (10.26%) SAN
2 8 (10.26%) NAS
3 6 (7.69%) Bluetooth
3 6 (7.69%) Ethernet
4 5 (6.41%) DHCP
4 5 (6.41%) iSCSI
5 3 (3.85%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (3.85%) PPP
5 3 (3.85%) SNMP
5 3 (3.85%) ATM
5 3 (3.85%) Broadband
5 3 (3.85%) ISDN
5 3 (3.85%) VoIP
5 3 (3.85%) MPLS
5 3 (3.85%) OSPF
5 3 (3.85%) BGP
5 3 (3.85%) DSL
5 3 (3.85%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.79%) MySQL
2 15 (19.23%) SQL Server
3 9 (11.54%) DB2
4 4 (5.13%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.56%) OLTP
6 1 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.28%) IDMS
6 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (12.82%) JUnit
2 7 (8.97%) LabVIEW
2 7 (8.97%) Subversion
2 7 (8.97%) Git (software)
3 6 (7.69%) Selenium
4 5 (6.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (6.41%) Hudson
4 5 (6.41%) Jenkins
4 5 (6.41%) TestNG
5 1 (1.28%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (1.28%) JIRA
5 1 (1.28%) HP UFT
General
1 7 (8.97%) Electronics
2 5 (6.41%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) French Language
2 5 (6.41%) German Language
2 5 (6.41%) Italian Language
2 5 (6.41%) Spanish Language
3 4 (5.13%) Hebrew Language
4 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (23.08%) IT Technician
2 10 (12.82%) Senior Technician
3 8 (10.26%) Support Engineer
4 7 (8.97%) Technical Support
4 7 (8.97%) Analyst
4 7 (8.97%) Design Engineer
4 7 (8.97%) Technical Support Engineer
4 7 (8.97%) Hardware Engineer
4 7 (8.97%) Technical Engineer
4 7 (8.97%) Electronics Engineer
4 7 (8.97%) Senior IT Technician
5 6 (7.69%) Firmware Engineer
5 6 (7.69%) Test Analyst
6 5 (6.41%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (6.41%) Developer
6 5 (6.41%) QA Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) QA Analyst
6 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Java Developer
7 3 (3.85%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.67%) Qt
2 6 (7.69%) REST
2 6 (7.69%) SOAP
2 6 (7.69%) .NET
3 5 (6.41%) J2EE
3 5 (6.41%) CSS
3 5 (6.41%) Spring
3 5 (6.41%) Ajax
3 5 (6.41%) Flash
3 5 (6.41%) JMS
3 5 (6.41%) HTML
4 2 (2.56%) Middleware
5 1 (1.28%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.28%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.97%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.56%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.28%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 48 (61.54%) Windows
1 48 (61.54%) Linux
2 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.28%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.82%) ITIL
1 10 (12.82%) Software Engineering
2 6 (7.69%) UML
2 6 (7.69%) Scrum
2 6 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
3 5 (6.41%) Waterfall
3 5 (6.41%) Software Delivery
3 5 (6.41%) SDLC
3 5 (6.41%) RUP
3 5 (6.41%) Performance Testing
4 4 (5.13%) Service Delivery
5 3 (3.85%) Network Design
5 3 (3.85%) Test Management
5 3 (3.85%) Load Balancing
6 2 (2.56%) Asset Management
6 2 (2.56%) Migration
7 1 (1.28%) Functional Testing
7 1 (1.28%) Information Management
7 1 (1.28%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 22 (28.21%) SQL
2 18 (23.08%) C
2 18 (23.08%) C++
3 15 (19.23%) Java
4 6 (7.69%) Embedded C
4 6 (7.69%) Embedded C++
4 6 (7.69%) Assembly Language
5 5 (6.41%) Scala
5 5 (6.41%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.41%) Perl
5 5 (6.41%) C#
5 5 (6.41%) Python
6 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (37.18%) Degree
2 14 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (17.95%) MCITP
3 11 (14.10%) MCSE
4 6 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.85%) CCSP
5 3 (3.85%) CCNP
5 3 (3.85%) CCNA
5 3 (3.85%) CCDP
5 3 (3.85%) JNCIS
6 1 (1.28%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.67%) ISO 9000
2 8 (10.26%) SLA
3 5 (6.41%) QA
System Software
1 18 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 14 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (16.67%) Firmware
4 8 (10.26%) VMware ESX
5 5 (6.41%) Hyper-V
5 5 (6.41%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (21.79%) VMware
2 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.97%) EMC
3 7 (8.97%) Cisco
4 6 (7.69%) Oracle
5 5 (6.41%) Pega
5 5 (6.41%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (5.13%) NetApp
6 4 (5.13%) Sybase
7 3 (3.85%) F5
7 3 (3.85%) Convergys
8 1 (1.28%) Symantec
8 1 (1.28%) CODA
8 1 (1.28%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.28%) Sage
8 1 (1.28%) SAP
8 1 (1.28%) IBM
8 1 (1.28%) Cognizant
8 1 (1.28%) Sun
8 1 (1.28%) HP
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Tyne and Wear
Code Red Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Accenture
Posted: 14 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From entry-Level up to £45,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago