The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 41 31 28
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 27 32 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 4.23% 6.39% 6.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.00% 18.39% 25.15%
Number of salaries quoted 24 31 41
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +35.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,650 £37,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.31% +2.50%
UNIX
Berkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
150 174 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 23.51% 34.73% 27.36%
Number of salaries quoted 136 159 152
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

UNIX
Salary Trend in Slough

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

UNIX Salary Trend in Slough

UNIX
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX across the Slough region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Slough

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 38 (73.08%) Linux
2 30 (57.69%) Windows
3 15 (28.85%) Firewall
3 15 (28.85%) SQL
4 13 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 12 (23.08%) Finance
6 11 (21.15%) Oracle
6 11 (21.15%) XML
6 11 (21.15%) ITIL
6 11 (21.15%) TCP/IP
7 10 (19.23%) Active Directory
7 10 (19.23%) Perl
7 10 (19.23%) Banking
8 9 (17.31%) Shell Script
8 9 (17.31%) PL/SQL
8 9 (17.31%) Web Services
8 9 (17.31%) Solaris
9 8 (15.38%) PHP
9 8 (15.38%) HTML
9 8 (15.38%) Cisco
9 8 (15.38%) ERP
9 8 (15.38%) Management Information System
9 8 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
9 8 (15.38%) Time Management
9 8 (15.38%) F5
10 7 (13.46%) SIEM
10 7 (13.46%) PCI DSS
10 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (13.46%) Internet
10 7 (13.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.92%) JBoss
1 1 (1.92%) IBM Notes
1 1 (1.92%) Apache
1 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.92%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Project
1 1 (1.92%) MS Office
1 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) SaaS
2 1 (1.92%) GitHub
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon Glacier
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.85%) Firewall
2 11 (21.15%) TCP/IP
3 8 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (13.46%) Internet
5 4 (7.69%) LDAP
6 2 (3.85%) VPN
6 2 (3.85%) Wireless
6 2 (3.85%) HTTP
7 1 (1.92%) DAB
7 1 (1.92%) VLAN
7 1 (1.92%) Ethereal
7 1 (1.92%) IMAP
7 1 (1.92%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.92%) GGSN
7 1 (1.92%) SGSN
7 1 (1.92%) Network Security
7 1 (1.92%) WPA2
7 1 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.92%) tcpdump
7 1 (1.92%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (11.54%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.69%) MySQL
3 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.92%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.92%) Big Data
4 1 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.92%) DB2
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
General
1 12 (23.08%) Finance
2 10 (19.23%) Banking
3 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.92%) Legal
4 1 (1.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (32.69%) Analyst
2 15 (28.85%) Applications Support
3 11 (21.15%) Security Engineer
4 10 (19.23%) Support Analyst
5 8 (15.38%) Applications Support Analyst
6 7 (13.46%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (11.54%) Security Analyst
8 5 (9.62%) Technical Support
8 5 (9.62%) Team Leader
8 5 (9.62%) Support Team Leader
8 5 (9.62%) Technical Engineer
8 5 (9.62%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (9.62%) Developer
8 5 (9.62%) .NET Team Leader
8 5 (9.62%) Oracle Team Leader
8 5 (9.62%) UNIX Team Leader
8 5 (9.62%) Technical Security Analyst
8 5 (9.62%) Application Support Team Leader
9 4 (7.69%) C Software Engineer
9 4 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.15%) XML
2 9 (17.31%) Web Services
3 8 (15.38%) HTML
4 7 (13.46%) CSS
5 6 (11.54%) SOAP
6 5 (9.62%) .NET
7 3 (5.77%) XHTML
7 3 (5.77%) Ajax
8 1 (1.92%) RESTful
8 1 (1.92%) 802.1X
8 1 (1.92%) MAPI
8 1 (1.92%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.77%) CMDB
2 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) e-Health
4 1 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.92%) FMCG
4 1 (1.92%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.92%) User Experience
4 1 (1.92%) AS400
4 1 (1.92%) Replication
4 1 (1.92%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 38 (73.08%) Linux
2 30 (57.69%) Windows
3 9 (17.31%) Solaris
4 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (9.62%) Windows 2000
6 2 (3.85%) AIX
6 2 (3.85%) SUSE
6 2 (3.85%) Debian
6 2 (3.85%) CentOS
7 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.92%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.92%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.92%) HPUX
7 1 (1.92%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 11 (21.15%) ITIL
3 8 (15.38%) ERP
3 8 (15.38%) Time Management
4 7 (13.46%) SIEM
4 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.54%) CRM
5 6 (11.54%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (11.54%) Information Security
6 5 (9.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (9.62%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (9.62%) Risk Analysis
6 5 (9.62%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (9.62%) Identity Management
6 5 (9.62%) Data Security
7 4 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (5.77%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.85%) SQL
2 10 (19.23%) Perl
3 9 (17.31%) Shell Script
3 9 (17.31%) PL/SQL
4 8 (15.38%) PHP
5 7 (13.46%) Python
5 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
6 6 (11.54%) C
7 5 (9.62%) Java
7 5 (9.62%) Embedded C
7 5 (9.62%) Ruby
8 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.92%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) Degree
2 5 (9.62%) CISSP
3 3 (5.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (3.85%) AAT
4 2 (3.85%) ACCA
4 2 (3.85%) CIMA
5 1 (1.92%) GIAC
5 1 (1.92%) GCIA
5 1 (1.92%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 7 (13.46%) PCI DSS
2 6 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (19.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.92%) qmail
3 1 (1.92%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.92%) Snort
3 1 (1.92%) Squid
3 1 (1.92%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) Nessus
2 3 (5.77%) HP UCMDB
2 3 (5.77%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (3.85%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.92%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (21.15%) Oracle
2 8 (15.38%) Cisco
2 8 (15.38%) F5
3 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
4 6 (11.54%) Juniper
4 6 (11.54%) Crossbeam
4 6 (11.54%) CheckPoint
4 6 (11.54%) Sourcefire
5 5 (9.62%) Blue Coat
5 5 (9.62%) Remedy
5 5 (9.62%) McAfee
5 5 (9.62%) LogLogic
5 5 (9.62%) CA
6 4 (7.69%) HP
7 3 (5.77%) BMC
7 3 (5.77%) ServiceNow
7 3 (5.77%) VMware
7 3 (5.77%) FrontRange
8 2 (3.85%) Symantec
8 2 (3.85%) Red Hat