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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 53 48 47
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 24 39 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 3.29% 4.05% 3.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.09% 16.74% 14.58%
Number of salaries quoted 22 31 25
Average salary £32,959 £46,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.35% +31.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £35,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
159 233 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 21.81% 24.17% 24.24%
Number of salaries quoted 147 199 169
Average salary £32,750 £43,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.71% +24.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £29,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,300 £53,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 22 August 2014.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Oxford

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 20 (44.44%) Linux
2 17 (37.78%) Windows
3 14 (31.11%) C++
4 13 (28.89%) Ruby
4 13 (28.89%) Degree
5 12 (26.67%) Perl
6 11 (24.44%) JavaScript
7 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 9 (20.00%) MySQL
9 8 (17.78%) OOP
9 8 (17.78%) OO
9 8 (17.78%) Python
9 8 (17.78%) Nagios
9 8 (17.78%) Publishing
9 8 (17.78%) Cacti
10 7 (15.56%) jQuery
10 7 (15.56%) Web Development
10 7 (15.56%) TDD
10 7 (15.56%) OSPF
10 7 (15.56%) BGP
10 7 (15.56%) DNS
10 7 (15.56%) Cisco
10 7 (15.56%) Java
10 7 (15.56%) Git (software)
11 6 (13.33%) MS Office
11 6 (13.33%) CSS
11 6 (13.33%) Tomcat
11 6 (13.33%) Internet
11 6 (13.33%) Project Management
12 5 (11.11%) CMS

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 6 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 5 (11.11%) CMS
3 4 (8.89%) WebLogic
3 4 (8.89%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (6.67%) Drupal
4 3 (6.67%) Apache
5 1 (2.22%) nginx
5 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Office
2 4 (8.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.89%) GitHub
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) OSPF
1 7 (15.56%) BGP
1 7 (15.56%) DNS
2 6 (13.33%) Internet
3 5 (11.11%) LLU
3 5 (11.11%) SSH
3 5 (11.11%) DSL
3 5 (11.11%) ICMP
3 5 (11.11%) RIP
3 5 (11.11%) SNMP
3 5 (11.11%) Broadband
3 5 (11.11%) DHCP
4 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.44%) WAN
6 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.22%) HTTP
6 1 (2.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) MySQL
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database
2 4 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (8.89%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.89%) ClearCase
General
1 8 (17.78%) Publishing
2 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (46.67%) Developer
2 12 (26.67%) Software Developer
3 10 (22.22%) Network Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (13.33%) Administrator
5 5 (11.11%) Junior Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Junior
6 4 (8.89%) Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Project Manager
6 4 (8.89%) Junior Project Manager
6 4 (8.89%) Junior Software Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Chief Technology Officer
6 4 (8.89%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Ruby Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Applications Developer
9 1 (2.22%) 2nd Line Support
9 1 (2.22%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.56%) jQuery
2 6 (13.33%) CSS
3 5 (11.11%) Web Services
4 4 (8.89%) MCollective
4 4 (8.89%) JSP
4 4 (8.89%) Struts
4 4 (8.89%) J2EE
4 4 (8.89%) JSF
5 3 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (6.67%) XML
5 3 (6.67%) XSLT
6 2 (4.44%) .NET
6 2 (4.44%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.22%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Open Source
1 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.22%) Replication
2 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.22%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 20 (44.44%) Linux
2 17 (37.78%) Windows
3 5 (11.11%) Debian
4 4 (8.89%) Mac OS X
4 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.89%) Ubuntu
5 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.78%) OOP
1 8 (17.78%) OO
2 7 (15.56%) Web Development
2 7 (15.56%) TDD
3 6 (13.33%) Project Management
4 5 (11.11%) Content Management
4 5 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 4 (8.89%) UML
5 4 (8.89%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (8.89%) Strategic Planning
5 4 (8.89%) Data Analysis
5 4 (8.89%) Workflow
6 3 (6.67%) MVC
6 3 (6.67%) Network Design
6 3 (6.67%) Unit Testing
6 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.67%) BDD
7 2 (4.44%) SOA
7 2 (4.44%) Web Design
8 1 (2.22%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.11%) C++
2 13 (28.89%) Ruby
3 12 (26.67%) Perl
4 11 (24.44%) JavaScript
5 8 (17.78%) Python
6 7 (15.56%) Java
7 5 (11.11%) Bash Shell
8 4 (8.89%) C#
8 4 (8.89%) PL/SQL
8 4 (8.89%) SQL
8 4 (8.89%) Shell Script
9 2 (4.44%) C
10 1 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (28.89%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) CCNA
2 3 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) Nagios
1 8 (17.78%) Cacti
2 5 (11.11%) SmokePing
2 5 (11.11%) Puppet
3 4 (8.89%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.56%) Cisco
3 5 (11.11%) Huawei
3 5 (11.11%) Brocade
3 5 (11.11%) Citrix
3 5 (11.11%) Juniper
4 4 (8.89%) Oracle
4 4 (8.89%) HP
4 4 (8.89%) IBM
4 4 (8.89%) TIBCO
4 4 (8.89%) Apple
4 4 (8.89%) Google
5 2 (4.44%) Ektron
6 1 (2.22%) Tandberg
6 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.22%) JBoss
6 1 (2.22%) Percona
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