The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 41 48 55
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 43 31 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 5.34% 3.83% 3.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.41% 16.32% 19.67%
Number of salaries quoted 39 29 27
Average salary £42,000 £35,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -27.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UNIX
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Operating Systems Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
262 190 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 32.55% 23.49% 18.32%
Number of salaries quoted 239 173 160
Average salary £41,000 £38,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.89% -15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing UNIX across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

UNIX
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing UNIX across the Oxford region.

UNIX Salary Trend in Oxford

UNIX
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Oxford

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 49 (63.64%) Linux
2 43 (55.84%) Windows
3 37 (48.05%) Java
4 31 (40.26%) Relational Database
4 31 (40.26%) SDLC
5 28 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (35.06%) Enterprise Software
7 24 (31.17%) Spring
8 22 (28.57%) Hibernate
8 22 (28.57%) Eclipse
8 22 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 22 (28.57%) J2EE
9 21 (27.27%) EJB
9 21 (27.27%) JSP
9 21 (27.27%) Struts
9 21 (27.27%) JBoss
9 21 (27.27%) Maven
10 20 (25.97%) Google
10 20 (25.97%) DevOps
10 20 (25.97%) Apache
11 19 (24.68%) J2ME
11 19 (24.68%) J2SE
11 19 (24.68%) JavaBeans
11 19 (24.68%) UML
11 19 (24.68%) Objective-C
11 19 (24.68%) Web Design
11 19 (24.68%) MVC
11 19 (24.68%) Java EE
11 19 (24.68%) Grails
11 19 (24.68%) GWT

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 21 (27.27%) JBoss
2 20 (25.97%) Apache
3 19 (24.68%) Node.js
4 13 (16.88%) Lync
5 3 (3.90%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (2.60%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.60%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.08%) Firewall
2 13 (16.88%) HSRP
3 12 (15.58%) VoIP
4 3 (3.90%) Network Security
5 2 (2.60%) OSPF
5 2 (2.60%) BGP
5 2 (2.60%) LAN
5 2 (2.60%) WAN
5 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.60%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.30%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.30%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (1.30%) DMZ
6 1 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.30%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (40.26%) Relational Database
2 7 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.90%) Siebel EIM
4 3 (3.90%) MySQL
5 2 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.60%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.60%) MarkLogic
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.30%) DB2
Development Applications
1 22 (28.57%) Eclipse
2 21 (27.27%) Maven
3 4 (5.19%) JUnit
4 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.60%) Subversion
5 1 (1.30%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 3 (3.90%) Publishing
2 2 (2.60%) Games
2 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (40.26%) Developer
2 24 (31.17%) Java Developer
3 14 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 12 (15.58%) Server Support
4 12 (15.58%) Desktop Support
4 12 (15.58%) Team Leader
4 12 (15.58%) Senior Java Developer
4 12 (15.58%) Network Team Leader
5 7 (9.09%) Network Specialist
5 7 (9.09%) VoIP Specialist
5 7 (9.09%) Voice Specialist
6 6 (7.79%) Cisco Specialist
7 5 (6.49%) Network Manager
8 4 (5.19%) Lead Java Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Linux Support
8 4 (5.19%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Lead Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Linux Support Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (31.17%) Spring
2 22 (28.57%) Hibernate
2 22 (28.57%) J2EE
3 21 (27.27%) EJB
3 21 (27.27%) JSP
3 21 (27.27%) Struts
4 19 (24.68%) JavaBeans
4 19 (24.68%) J2ME
4 19 (24.68%) J2SE
4 19 (24.68%) JSF
4 19 (24.68%) Java EE
4 19 (24.68%) JSON
4 19 (24.68%) Grails
4 19 (24.68%) GWT
4 19 (24.68%) jQuery
5 4 (5.19%) Web Services
6 3 (3.90%) JMS
7 2 (2.60%) JSTL
7 2 (2.60%) XML
7 2 (2.60%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 27 (35.06%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (18.18%) Clustering
3 6 (7.79%) Data Centre
4 5 (6.49%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.60%) Semantic Web
6 1 (1.30%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 49 (63.64%) Linux
2 43 (55.84%) Windows
3 19 (24.68%) Apple iOS
4 10 (12.99%) Mac OS X
5 7 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (7.79%) CentOS
7 3 (3.90%) HPUX
7 3 (3.90%) Solaris
8 2 (2.60%) AIX
8 2 (2.60%) Debian
9 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.30%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.30%) zOS
9 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.30%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (40.26%) SDLC
2 20 (25.97%) DevOps
3 19 (24.68%) UML
3 19 (24.68%) MVC
3 19 (24.68%) Web Design
4 13 (16.88%) Load Balancing
4 13 (16.88%) Business Continuity
4 13 (16.88%) High Availability
5 11 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 7 (9.09%) OO
7 5 (6.49%) Migration
7 5 (6.49%) ETL
7 5 (6.49%) OOP
7 5 (6.49%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (5.19%) ITIL
8 4 (5.19%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (5.19%) Software Engineering
9 3 (3.90%) TDD
9 3 (3.90%) Computer Security
9 3 (3.90%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 37 (48.05%) Java
2 22 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 19 (24.68%) Objective-C
3 19 (24.68%) Scala
4 11 (14.29%) C++
5 8 (10.39%) Python
6 6 (7.79%) Bash Shell
7 5 (6.49%) SQL
7 5 (6.49%) C#
8 4 (5.19%) PHP
8 4 (5.19%) Ruby
8 4 (5.19%) Korn
9 2 (2.60%) SPARQL
9 2 (2.60%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.60%) Perl
Qualifications
1 28 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (19.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (19.48%) MCITP
2 15 (19.48%) CCNA
3 13 (16.88%) CCDP
3 13 (16.88%) CCNP
4 3 (3.90%) Degree
4 3 (3.90%) Siebel Certification
5 2 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.60%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 15 (19.48%) Active Directory
2 13 (16.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (2.60%) Nessus
1 2 (2.60%) Nmap
Vendors
1 20 (25.97%) Google
2 13 (16.88%) VMware
3 12 (15.58%) Cisco
4 11 (14.29%) Oracle
5 8 (10.39%) Red Hat
6 5 (6.49%) Informatica
7 3 (3.90%) Siebel
7 3 (3.90%) HP
8 2 (2.60%) Dell
8 2 (2.60%) SAP
9 1 (1.30%) Sybase
9 1 (1.30%) EMC
9 1 (1.30%) IBM
9 1 (1.30%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.30%) Symantec
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