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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 46 51 41
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 34 24 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 4.45% 3.35% 4.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.11% 15.69% 17.27%
Number of salaries quoted 23 22 35
Average salary £40,000 £32,959 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.36% -28.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,103 £28,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £75,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.31% +2.50%
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
241 153 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 31.54% 21.34% 26.52%
Number of salaries quoted 179 141 215
Average salary £41,000 £32,750 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.19% -24.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £24,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,900 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 28 August 2015.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Oxford

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 59 (79.73%) Linux
2 30 (40.54%) Windows
3 28 (37.84%) Java
3 28 (37.84%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (31.08%) SDLC
5 22 (29.73%) Relational Database
6 20 (27.03%) Maven
6 20 (27.03%) Firewall
7 15 (20.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (20.27%) CCNA
7 15 (20.27%) Active Directory
7 15 (20.27%) Eclipse
7 15 (20.27%) JavaScript
7 15 (20.27%) J2EE
7 15 (20.27%) Oracle
7 15 (20.27%) JBoss
7 15 (20.27%) Apache
7 15 (20.27%) Spring
7 15 (20.27%) MCITP
8 14 (18.92%) Google
8 14 (18.92%) DevOps
8 14 (18.92%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (18.92%) Struts
8 14 (18.92%) EJB
8 14 (18.92%) JSP
8 14 (18.92%) Hibernate
8 14 (18.92%) Clustering
9 13 (17.57%) Objective-C
9 13 (17.57%) VMware
9 13 (17.57%) Business Continuity

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 15 (20.27%) JBoss
1 15 (20.27%) Apache
2 13 (17.57%) Lync
2 13 (17.57%) Node.js
3 3 (4.05%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (2.70%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.70%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.35%) nginx
5 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 20 (27.03%) Firewall
2 13 (17.57%) HSRP
3 12 (16.22%) VoIP
4 6 (8.11%) Network Security
5 2 (2.70%) OSPF
5 2 (2.70%) BGP
5 2 (2.70%) LAN
5 2 (2.70%) NAS
5 2 (2.70%) WAN
5 2 (2.70%) SAN
5 2 (2.70%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.35%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.35%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (1.35%) DMZ
6 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.35%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (29.73%) Relational Database
2 12 (16.22%) Oracle Database
3 9 (12.16%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (9.46%) Oracle OWB
4 7 (9.46%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (9.46%) RDBMS
4 7 (9.46%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (4.05%) Siebel EIM
5 3 (4.05%) MySQL
6 2 (2.70%) MarkLogic
7 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 20 (27.03%) Maven
2 15 (20.27%) Eclipse
3 8 (10.81%) JUnit
4 7 (9.46%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.35%) Subversion
5 1 (1.35%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 5 (6.76%) Games
2 3 (4.05%) Publishing
3 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (33.78%) Developer
2 15 (20.27%) Senior Developer
2 15 (20.27%) Java Developer
3 12 (16.22%) Team Leader
3 12 (16.22%) Server Support
3 12 (16.22%) Desktop Support
3 12 (16.22%) Network Team Leader
4 8 (10.81%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (9.46%) Network Specialist
5 7 (9.46%) ETL Developer
5 7 (9.46%) Voice Specialist
5 7 (9.46%) VoIP Specialist
5 7 (9.46%) Senior ETL Developer
6 6 (8.11%) Cisco Specialist
6 6 (8.11%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Network Manager
8 4 (5.41%) Linux Support
8 4 (5.41%) Lead Java Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.27%) J2EE
1 15 (20.27%) Spring
2 14 (18.92%) Hibernate
2 14 (18.92%) EJB
2 14 (18.92%) JSP
2 14 (18.92%) Struts
3 13 (17.57%) JavaBeans
3 13 (17.57%) J2ME
3 13 (17.57%) J2SE
3 13 (17.57%) JSF
3 13 (17.57%) Java EE
3 13 (17.57%) JSON
3 13 (17.57%) Grails
3 13 (17.57%) GWT
3 13 (17.57%) jQuery
4 4 (5.41%) Web Services
5 3 (4.05%) JMS
6 1 (1.35%) JSTL
6 1 (1.35%) XML
6 1 (1.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.92%) Clustering
1 14 (18.92%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (13.51%) Data Integration
3 6 (8.11%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.05%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.35%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.35%) Semantic Web
5 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 59 (79.73%) Linux
2 30 (40.54%) Windows
3 13 (17.57%) Apple iOS
4 8 (10.81%) CentOS
5 7 (9.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.41%) Debian
7 3 (4.05%) Ubuntu
7 3 (4.05%) HPUX
7 3 (4.05%) Solaris
8 2 (2.70%) AIX
8 2 (2.70%) SUSE
9 1 (1.35%) Fedora
9 1 (1.35%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.35%) zOS
9 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.08%) SDLC
2 14 (18.92%) DevOps
3 13 (17.57%) UML
3 13 (17.57%) Business Continuity
3 13 (17.57%) Web Design
3 13 (17.57%) Load Balancing
3 13 (17.57%) MVC
3 13 (17.57%) High Availability
4 10 (13.51%) ETL
4 10 (13.51%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (12.16%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (10.81%) TDD
7 7 (9.46%) Analytics
7 7 (9.46%) ETL Development
8 5 (6.76%) Migration
8 5 (6.76%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (6.76%) Computer Security
9 4 (5.41%) ITIL
10 3 (4.05%) E-Commerce
10 3 (4.05%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 28 (37.84%) Java
2 15 (20.27%) JavaScript
3 13 (17.57%) Objective-C
3 13 (17.57%) Scala
4 9 (12.16%) SQL
5 8 (10.81%) Bash Shell
6 7 (9.46%) PL/SQL
7 6 (8.11%) C++
8 5 (6.76%) Python
9 4 (5.41%) PHP
9 4 (5.41%) Ruby
9 4 (5.41%) Korn
10 2 (2.70%) Perl
10 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.35%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 28 (37.84%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (20.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (20.27%) MCITP
2 15 (20.27%) CCNA
3 13 (17.57%) CCDP
3 13 (17.57%) CCNP
4 3 (4.05%) Siebel Certification
5 2 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.70%) Degree
5 2 (2.70%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 15 (20.27%) Active Directory
2 13 (17.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.35%) qmail
3 1 (1.35%) Squid
Systems Management
1 7 (9.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (2.70%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.70%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.70%) Nessus
2 2 (2.70%) Nmap
3 1 (1.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (20.27%) Oracle
2 14 (18.92%) Google
3 13 (17.57%) VMware
4 12 (16.22%) Cisco
5 10 (13.51%) Informatica
5 10 (13.51%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.05%) HP
6 3 (4.05%) Siebel
7 2 (2.70%) SAP
7 2 (2.70%) Dell
7 2 (2.70%) NetApp
7 2 (2.70%) CommVault
8 1 (1.35%) Symantec
8 1 (1.35%) EMC
8 1 (1.35%) IBM
8 1 (1.35%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.35%) Sybase
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