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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 40 67 42
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -25
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 40 19 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 5.43% 2.12% 4.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.09% 8.56% 21.63%
Number of salaries quoted 32 19 38
Average salary £49,750 £33,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.75% -31.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £35,400
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £38,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +1.25%
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
234 222 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 31.75% 24.75% 20.33%
Number of salaries quoted 189 195 182
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -12.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 22 May 2015.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Oxford

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 36 (58.06%) Windows
2 34 (54.84%) Linux
3 32 (51.61%) Java
4 30 (48.39%) Relational Database
5 26 (41.94%) Enterprise Software
6 23 (37.10%) Spring
7 21 (33.87%) JavaScript
7 21 (33.87%) J2EE
7 21 (33.87%) Eclipse
8 20 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (32.26%) EJB
8 20 (32.26%) JSP
8 20 (32.26%) Struts
8 20 (32.26%) JBoss
9 19 (30.65%) Hibernate
10 17 (27.42%) Google
11 16 (25.81%) Java EE
11 16 (25.81%) JSON
11 16 (25.81%) GWT
11 16 (25.81%) jQuery
11 16 (25.81%) Grails
11 16 (25.81%) Apple iOS
11 16 (25.81%) Node.js
11 16 (25.81%) Scala
11 16 (25.81%) DevOps
11 16 (25.81%) Objective-C
11 16 (25.81%) MVC
11 16 (25.81%) JSF
11 16 (25.81%) Maven
11 16 (25.81%) Web Design

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 20 (32.26%) JBoss
2 16 (25.81%) Node.js
2 16 (25.81%) Apache
3 13 (20.97%) Lync
4 4 (6.45%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.84%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) SaaS
2 1 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.97%) HSRP
2 12 (19.35%) VoIP
3 9 (14.52%) Firewall
4 2 (3.23%) OSPF
4 2 (3.23%) BGP
5 1 (1.61%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.61%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.61%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (1.61%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.61%) Network Security
5 1 (1.61%) LAN
5 1 (1.61%) WAN
5 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.61%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (48.39%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.84%) Siebel EIM
4 1 (1.61%) DB2
4 1 (1.61%) MySQL
4 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 21 (33.87%) Eclipse
2 16 (25.81%) Maven
3 4 (6.45%) Subversion
3 4 (6.45%) JUnit
4 1 (1.61%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 1 (1.61%) Publishing
1 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (45.16%) Developer
2 23 (37.10%) Java Developer
3 12 (19.35%) Team Leader
3 12 (19.35%) Network Team Leader
4 11 (17.74%) Senior Java Developer
4 11 (17.74%) Senior Developer
5 7 (11.29%) VoIP Specialist
5 7 (11.29%) Voice Specialist
5 7 (11.29%) Server Support
5 7 (11.29%) Desktop Support
5 7 (11.29%) Network Specialist
6 6 (9.68%) Cisco Specialist
7 5 (8.06%) Network Manager
7 5 (8.06%) Software Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Lead Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Lead Java Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Web Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Senior QA Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Siebel Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (37.10%) Spring
2 21 (33.87%) J2EE
3 20 (32.26%) EJB
3 20 (32.26%) JSP
3 20 (32.26%) Struts
4 19 (30.65%) Hibernate
5 16 (25.81%) Java EE
5 16 (25.81%) JSON
5 16 (25.81%) GWT
5 16 (25.81%) jQuery
5 16 (25.81%) Grails
5 16 (25.81%) JSF
5 16 (25.81%) JavaBeans
5 16 (25.81%) J2ME
5 16 (25.81%) J2SE
6 4 (6.45%) Servlets
6 4 (6.45%) CSS
6 4 (6.45%) XML
6 4 (6.45%) XSLT
6 4 (6.45%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 26 (41.94%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (22.58%) Clustering
3 4 (6.45%) Semantic Web
4 3 (4.84%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.61%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.61%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.61%) Informatics
5 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 36 (58.06%) Windows
2 34 (54.84%) Linux
3 16 (25.81%) Apple iOS
4 7 (11.29%) Mac OS X
5 2 (3.23%) AIX
5 2 (3.23%) CentOS
5 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.61%) HPUX
6 1 (1.61%) Solaris
6 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.61%) SUSE
6 1 (1.61%) Debian
6 1 (1.61%) zOS
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.81%) DevOps
1 16 (25.81%) MVC
1 16 (25.81%) Web Design
1 16 (25.81%) UML
2 13 (20.97%) Business Continuity
2 13 (20.97%) High Availability
2 13 (20.97%) Load Balancing
3 11 (17.74%) OO
3 11 (17.74%) E-Commerce
4 7 (11.29%) OOP
5 6 (9.68%) Software Engineering
6 4 (6.45%) Content Management
6 4 (6.45%) RDF
6 4 (6.45%) OOD
6 4 (6.45%) Unit Testing
6 4 (6.45%) System Testing
7 3 (4.84%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (4.84%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.84%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 32 (51.61%) Java
2 21 (33.87%) JavaScript
3 16 (25.81%) Scala
3 16 (25.81%) Objective-C
4 11 (17.74%) Python
5 9 (14.52%) C++
6 7 (11.29%) C#
6 7 (11.29%) Perl
7 6 (9.68%) SQL
8 4 (6.45%) SPARQL
9 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.61%) Korn
9 1 (1.61%) PHP
9 1 (1.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (20.97%) CCNP
2 13 (20.97%) CCDP
3 7 (11.29%) MCITP
3 7 (11.29%) CCNA
3 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (6.45%) Degree
5 3 (4.84%) Siebel Certification
6 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 8 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (11.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.23%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Nessus
1 1 (1.61%) Nmap
Vendors
1 17 (27.42%) Google
2 12 (19.35%) Cisco
3 10 (16.13%) VMware
4 9 (14.52%) Oracle
5 3 (4.84%) Siebel
5 3 (4.84%) Informatica
5 3 (4.84%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.61%) Sybase
6 1 (1.61%) HP
6 1 (1.61%) EMC
6 1 (1.61%) IBM
6 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.61%) Symantec
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