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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 70 48 40
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -8
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 13 30 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.79% 3.71% 5.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.19% 13.39% 17.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9 26 53
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -27.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £31,750 £33,417
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
210 224 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 28.97% 27.69% 31.32%
Number of salaries quoted 181 175 298
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 29 January 2015.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Oxford

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 17 (73.91%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) Java
3 9 (39.13%) Perl
3 9 (39.13%) Python
3 9 (39.13%) Relational Database
4 8 (34.78%) OO
4 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
4 8 (34.78%) Citrix
5 7 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (30.43%) CCNA
5 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
5 7 (30.43%) Apple
5 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
5 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (26.09%) Linux
6 6 (26.09%) CSS
7 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
7 5 (21.74%) C#
7 5 (21.74%) C++
7 5 (21.74%) OOP
7 5 (21.74%) Cisco
8 4 (17.39%) XML
8 4 (17.39%) XSLT
8 4 (17.39%) SQL
8 4 (17.39%) Content Management
8 4 (17.39%) Spring
8 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
8 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 3 (13.04%) JBoss
1 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.35%) WordPress
2 1 (4.35%) Drupal
2 1 (4.35%) Node.js
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Subversion
1 3 (13.04%) JUnit
1 3 (13.04%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
1 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Developer
1 7 (30.43%) Network Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Software Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Senior QA Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) QA Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Ruby Developer
5 1 (4.35%) IT Support
5 1 (4.35%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Junior Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) CSS
2 4 (17.39%) XML
2 4 (17.39%) XSLT
2 4 (17.39%) Spring
3 3 (13.04%) JSTL
3 3 (13.04%) Struts2
3 3 (13.04%) Apache Jena
3 3 (13.04%) J2EE
3 3 (13.04%) JSP
3 3 (13.04%) Servlets
3 3 (13.04%) Struts
3 3 (13.04%) EJB
4 2 (8.70%) jQuery
5 1 (4.35%) HTML5
5 1 (4.35%) PhoneGap
5 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (13.04%) Semantic Web
3 1 (4.35%) Informatics
3 1 (4.35%) Social Media
3 1 (4.35%) Open Source
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 17 (73.91%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (26.09%) Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Android
4 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) OO
2 5 (21.74%) OOP
3 4 (17.39%) Content Management
3 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
3 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
4 3 (13.04%) System Testing
4 3 (13.04%) RDF
4 3 (13.04%) OOD
5 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.35%) TDD
6 1 (4.35%) BDD
6 1 (4.35%) Analytics
6 1 (4.35%) MVC
6 1 (4.35%) DNA
6 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) Java
2 9 (39.13%) Perl
2 9 (39.13%) Python
3 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
3 5 (21.74%) C#
3 5 (21.74%) C++
4 4 (17.39%) SQL
5 3 (13.04%) SPARQL
6 2 (8.70%) Ruby
7 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (30.43%) CCNA
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) KVM
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
1 8 (34.78%) Citrix
2 7 (30.43%) Apple
3 5 (21.74%) Cisco
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle
5 2 (8.70%) VMware
6 1 (4.35%) Xamarin
6 1 (4.35%) Google
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