The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 39 28 36
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 38 38 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.29% 5.59% 5.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.11% 22.62% 20.49%
Number of salaries quoted 36 29 21
Average salary £35,000 £28,000 £32,200
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,450 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,800 £34,680 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UNIX
South Yorkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
189 168 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 26.29% 24.71% 25.52%
Number of salaries quoted 151 144 107
Average salary £35,000 £29,900 £32,200
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.05% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £22,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

UNIX
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

UNIX Salary Trend in Sheffield

UNIX
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Sheffield

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 57 (68.67%) Linux
2 37 (44.58%) Solaris
3 29 (34.94%) SAN
4 25 (30.12%) Windows
4 25 (30.12%) Oracle
5 22 (26.51%) Java
5 22 (26.51%) VMware
6 18 (21.69%) SQL
6 18 (21.69%) Microsoft
6 18 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (19.28%) IBM
7 16 (19.28%) AIX
7 16 (19.28%) JBoss
8 14 (16.87%) Shell Script
8 14 (16.87%) TDD
8 14 (16.87%) Degree
8 14 (16.87%) Security Cleared
9 13 (15.66%) WebSphere
9 13 (15.66%) LPAR
9 13 (15.66%) HPUX
9 13 (15.66%) XML
9 13 (15.66%) HTML
9 13 (15.66%) PL/SQL
10 12 (14.46%) ITIL
10 12 (14.46%) Red Hat
10 12 (14.46%) Project Management
10 12 (14.46%) Banking
11 11 (13.25%) Computer Science
11 11 (13.25%) Finance
11 11 (13.25%) Replication

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 16 (19.28%) JBoss
2 13 (15.66%) WebSphere
3 10 (12.05%) Apache
3 10 (12.05%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (10.84%) MS Exchange
5 8 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (3.61%) WebLogic
7 3 (3.61%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (9.64%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.43%) MS Office
3 1 (1.20%) MS Project
3 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.20%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.20%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.20%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (1.20%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.64%) IaaS
2 1 (1.20%) SaaS
2 1 (1.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (34.94%) SAN
2 9 (10.84%) NAS
2 9 (10.84%) DNS
3 7 (8.43%) VPN
4 6 (7.23%) TCP/IP
5 5 (6.02%) Firewall
6 1 (1.20%) Wireless
6 1 (1.20%) IPsec
6 1 (1.20%) VLAN
6 1 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.20%) PBX
6 1 (1.20%) DHCP
6 1 (1.20%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (1.20%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.05%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.84%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (10.84%) Oracle Database
3 8 (9.64%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (8.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (8.43%) Big Data
5 6 (7.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (4.82%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (4.82%) MySQL
7 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.41%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 10 (12.05%) Eclipse
1 10 (12.05%) Selenium
1 10 (12.05%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.64%) Subversion
3 7 (8.43%) Ant
3 7 (8.43%) WebDriver
3 7 (8.43%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.82%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (3.61%) JUnit
6 2 (2.41%) JIRA
6 2 (2.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 12 (14.46%) Banking
2 11 (13.25%) Finance
3 4 (4.82%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.41%) Publishing
5 1 (1.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (20.48%) Developer
2 15 (18.07%) Administrator
3 13 (15.66%) Systems Administrator
3 13 (15.66%) AIX Administrator
4 10 (12.05%) Java Developer
5 8 (9.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) Analyst
6 7 (8.43%) Architect
6 7 (8.43%) Technical Engineer
7 6 (7.23%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (7.23%) DBA
7 6 (7.23%) Support Engineer
7 6 (7.23%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (7.23%) Oracle DBA
8 5 (6.02%) Technical Support
8 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (6.02%) UNIX Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) UNIX Support Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) Lead Architect
9 4 (4.82%) UNIX Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.66%) HTML
1 13 (15.66%) XML
2 11 (13.25%) SOAP
3 10 (12.05%) Web Services
3 10 (12.05%) Hibernate
4 4 (4.82%) Middleware
5 3 (3.61%) CSS
5 3 (3.61%) JSON
5 3 (3.61%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (3.61%) HTML5
5 3 (3.61%) CSS3
6 2 (2.41%) LINQ
7 1 (1.20%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.66%) LPAR
2 11 (13.25%) Replication
2 11 (13.25%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.43%) Management Information System
4 6 (7.23%) Clustering
5 5 (6.02%) CLARiiON
6 2 (2.41%) Economics
6 2 (2.41%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.20%) CCTV
7 1 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 57 (68.67%) Linux
2 37 (44.58%) Solaris
3 25 (30.12%) Windows
4 16 (19.28%) AIX
5 13 (15.66%) HPUX
6 10 (12.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (10.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (6.02%) Android
8 5 (6.02%) Apple iOS
9 4 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (3.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
12 1 (1.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (16.87%) TDD
3 12 (14.46%) ITIL
3 12 (14.46%) Project Management
4 9 (10.84%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (9.64%) DevOps
5 8 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (9.64%) Software Engineering
6 7 (8.43%) OOP
6 7 (8.43%) OO
6 7 (8.43%) Test Planning
7 6 (7.23%) Change Control
7 6 (7.23%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (7.23%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (6.02%) Information Security
8 5 (6.02%) Android Development
8 5 (6.02%) iOS Development
9 4 (4.82%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (4.82%) Performance Testing
9 4 (4.82%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 22 (26.51%) Java
2 18 (21.69%) SQL
3 14 (16.87%) Shell Script
4 13 (15.66%) PL/SQL
5 8 (9.64%) Perl
6 6 (7.23%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.82%) PHP
8 3 (3.61%) Python
8 3 (3.61%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.41%) C
10 1 (1.20%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 14 (16.87%) Degree
1 14 (16.87%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.61%) OCP
2 3 (3.61%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.20%) MCITP
3 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.20%) MCSE
3 1 (1.20%) MCSA
3 1 (1.20%) CCNA
3 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.84%) SLA
2 6 (7.23%) QA
System Software
1 10 (12.05%) Active Directory
1 10 (12.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (9.64%) XenApp
2 8 (9.64%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (8.43%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (3.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (3.61%) vSphere
5 2 (2.41%) vCloud
5 2 (2.41%) XenServer
5 2 (2.41%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.20%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (9.64%) Puppet
2 7 (8.43%) Vagrant
2 7 (8.43%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (8.43%) NetBackup
3 6 (7.23%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (7.23%) Opsview
4 4 (4.82%) Data Guard
5 3 (3.61%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (3.61%) Control-M
6 1 (1.20%) ARCserve
6 1 (1.20%) EMC Navisphere
6 1 (1.20%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.20%) WSUS
6 1 (1.20%) SCOM
6 1 (1.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 25 (30.12%) Oracle
2 22 (26.51%) VMware
3 18 (21.69%) Microsoft
4 16 (19.28%) IBM
5 12 (14.46%) Red Hat
6 11 (13.25%) NetApp
7 10 (12.05%) Citrix
8 8 (9.64%) EMC
8 8 (9.64%) Symantec
9 6 (7.23%) Kaspersky
9 6 (7.23%) Cisco
9 6 (7.23%) CheckPoint
10 4 (4.82%) HP
10 4 (4.82%) Tieto
11 3 (3.61%) F5
11 3 (3.61%) Hitachi
11 3 (3.61%) Sun
11 3 (3.61%) Veritas
11 3 (3.61%) BMC
12 1 (1.20%) Cerner