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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 16 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 21 2 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 10.40% 1.89% 8.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.63% 5.88% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 8
Average salary £39,000 £55,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.09% +57.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £55,000 £25,350
10% offered a salary of more than £42,600 £55,000 £60,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UNIX
West Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
76 34 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 37.62% 32.08% 30.06%
Number of salaries quoted 58 29 38
Average salary £30,500 £24,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.08% -12.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £60,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

UNIX
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

UNIX Salary Trend in Shropshire

UNIX
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

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

UNIX Salary Histogram in Shropshire

UNIX
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
Telford +8 13 £39,000 -29.09%
UNIX
West Midlands

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 21 (67.74%) SQL
2 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (32.26%) Oracle
4 9 (29.03%) Linux
5 8 (25.81%) Shell Script
5 8 (25.81%) webMethods
5 8 (25.81%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (25.81%) PL/SQL
5 8 (25.81%) Teradata
5 8 (25.81%) Test Strategy
6 5 (16.13%) ISTQB
6 5 (16.13%) Retail
6 5 (16.13%) Finance
6 5 (16.13%) ISEB
6 5 (16.13%) ETL
7 4 (12.90%) WebLogic
7 4 (12.90%) HP
7 4 (12.90%) Aerospace
7 4 (12.90%) Scrum
7 4 (12.90%) Banking
7 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
7 4 (12.90%) QA
8 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (9.68%) VMware
8 3 (9.68%) SAN
8 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
8 3 (9.68%) ITIL
8 3 (9.68%) Windows
8 3 (9.68%) HPUX
9 2 (6.45%) MS Excel

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 4 (12.90%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) SAN
2 1 (3.23%) LAN
2 1 (3.23%) VoIP
2 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Selenium
1 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
1 5 (16.13%) Retail
2 4 (12.90%) Aerospace
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) webMethods Developer
3 5 (16.13%) AWS Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Test Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 3 (9.68%) UNIX Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.45%) Junior
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Senior UNIX Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Junior Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Linux Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) HPUX
3 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.81%) Test Strategy
3 5 (16.13%) ETL
4 4 (12.90%) Scrum
4 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
5 3 (9.68%) ITIL
6 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.23%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) SQL
2 8 (25.81%) Shell Script
2 8 (25.81%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) ISEB
1 5 (16.13%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.23%) PMP
2 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
2 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Oracle
2 8 (25.81%) webMethods
2 8 (25.81%) Teradata
3 4 (12.90%) HP
4 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
4 3 (9.68%) VMware
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco
5 2 (6.45%) IBM
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft