The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 90 65 64
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -1
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 28 54 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.82% 3.19% 3.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.24% 11.51% 11.64%
Number of salaries quoted 26 45 46
Average salary £38,000 £46,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% +23.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £52,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
UNIX
South East

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

Operating Systems Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
340 469 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 22.09% 27.69% 26.61%
Number of salaries quoted 291 413 375
Average salary £32,750 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.12% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

UNIX
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

UNIX Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

UNIX
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

UNIX
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -18 23 £35,000 -23.91% 4
UNIX
South East

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 28 (48.28%) Linux
2 23 (39.66%) Windows
3 16 (27.59%) Perl
3 16 (27.59%) Microsoft
4 15 (25.86%) C++
5 13 (22.41%) Ruby
5 13 (22.41%) Degree
6 12 (20.69%) Python
7 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
8 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (15.52%) Bash Shell
9 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (15.52%) MySQL
9 9 (15.52%) SQL
9 9 (15.52%) SNMP
9 9 (15.52%) Cisco
10 8 (13.79%) DNS
10 8 (13.79%) Java
10 8 (13.79%) OOP
10 8 (13.79%) OO
10 8 (13.79%) Shell Script
10 8 (13.79%) Nagios
10 8 (13.79%) Publishing
10 8 (13.79%) Cacti
11 7 (12.07%) Git (software)
11 7 (12.07%) Web Development
11 7 (12.07%) jQuery
11 7 (12.07%) TDD
11 7 (12.07%) OSPF
11 7 (12.07%) BGP

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 7 (12.07%) Apache
2 6 (10.34%) Tomcat
3 5 (8.62%) CMS
3 5 (8.62%) IIS
3 5 (8.62%) nginx
4 4 (6.90%) WebLogic
4 4 (6.90%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (6.90%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (5.17%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (10.34%) MS Office
2 4 (6.90%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (6.90%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.90%) GitHub
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.52%) SNMP
2 8 (13.79%) DNS
3 7 (12.07%) OSPF
3 7 (12.07%) BGP
4 6 (10.34%) TCP/IP
4 6 (10.34%) WAN
4 6 (10.34%) DHCP
4 6 (10.34%) Internet
5 5 (8.62%) RIP
5 5 (8.62%) Broadband
5 5 (8.62%) DSL
5 5 (8.62%) ICMP
5 5 (8.62%) SSH
5 5 (8.62%) LLU
6 4 (6.90%) Network Security
6 4 (6.90%) Firewall
6 4 (6.90%) LAN
6 4 (6.90%) VPN
7 2 (3.45%) SAN
8 1 (1.72%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.52%) MySQL
2 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.62%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (8.62%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (8.62%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.90%) ClearCase
General
1 8 (13.79%) Publishing
2 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.45%) Automotive
4 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (37.93%) Developer
2 12 (20.69%) Network Engineer
2 12 (20.69%) Software Developer
3 10 (17.24%) Administrator
3 10 (17.24%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (12.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Support Analyst
5 6 (10.34%) Junior
5 6 (10.34%) Analyst
5 6 (10.34%) Junior Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Project Manager
6 5 (8.62%) Junior Project Manager
7 4 (6.90%) UNIX Administrator
7 4 (6.90%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.90%) Junior Software Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Chief Technology Officer
8 3 (5.17%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Ruby Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) XML
1 7 (12.07%) jQuery
2 6 (10.34%) .NET
2 6 (10.34%) CSS
3 5 (8.62%) Web Services
3 5 (8.62%) LAMP
4 4 (6.90%) JSF
4 4 (6.90%) MCollective
4 4 (6.90%) XML Schema
4 4 (6.90%) HTML
4 4 (6.90%) JSP
4 4 (6.90%) Struts
4 4 (6.90%) J2EE
4 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.17%) XSLT
5 3 (5.17%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (3.45%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
1 2 (3.45%) Open Source
1 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.72%) Video on Demand
2 1 (1.72%) Replication
2 1 (1.72%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 28 (48.28%) Linux
2 23 (39.66%) Windows
3 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (8.62%) Debian
5 5 (8.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (6.90%) Windows 8
6 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.90%) Ubuntu
6 4 (6.90%) Windows XP
6 4 (6.90%) Mac OS X
7 2 (3.45%) Solaris
7 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.72%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.79%) OOP
1 8 (13.79%) OO
2 7 (12.07%) Project Management
2 7 (12.07%) TDD
2 7 (12.07%) Web Development
3 5 (8.62%) Content Management
3 5 (8.62%) Configuration Management
4 4 (6.90%) UML
4 4 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (6.90%) E-Commerce
4 4 (6.90%) Workflow
4 4 (6.90%) Data Analysis
4 4 (6.90%) Strategic Planning
4 4 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (6.90%) Performance Testing
4 4 (6.90%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (5.17%) Unit Testing
5 3 (5.17%) BDD
5 3 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.17%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.59%) Perl
2 15 (25.86%) C++
3 13 (22.41%) Ruby
4 12 (20.69%) Python
5 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
6 9 (15.52%) Bash Shell
6 9 (15.52%) SQL
7 8 (13.79%) Shell Script
7 8 (13.79%) Java
8 5 (8.62%) PL/SQL
9 4 (6.90%) C#
10 2 (3.45%) C
11 1 (1.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (22.41%) Degree
2 5 (8.62%) CCNA
2 5 (8.62%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (6.90%) CISSP
4 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.45%) MCSE
5 1 (1.72%) RHCE
5 1 (1.72%) SCSA
5 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.62%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.72%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (13.79%) Nagios
1 8 (13.79%) Cacti
2 5 (8.62%) Puppet
2 5 (8.62%) SmokePing
3 4 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.52%) Cisco
3 7 (12.07%) Citrix
4 6 (10.34%) Oracle
4 6 (10.34%) Red Hat
4 6 (10.34%) Apple
4 6 (10.34%) HP
5 5 (8.62%) VMware
5 5 (8.62%) Huawei
5 5 (8.62%) Brocade
5 5 (8.62%) Juniper
6 4 (6.90%) IBM
6 4 (6.90%) Google
6 4 (6.90%) TIBCO
7 2 (3.45%) Ektron
7 2 (3.45%) Sun
8 1 (1.72%) Veritas
8 1 (1.72%) JBoss
8 1 (1.72%) Percona
8 1 (1.72%) Tandberg
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