The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset 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 38 45 29
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 22 21 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 4.42% 3.67% 8.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.30% 9.86% 22.01%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 53
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UNIX
South West

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

Operating Systems Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
135 213 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 27.11% 37.24% 37.92%
Number of salaries quoted 114 169 243
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

UNIX
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

UNIX Salary Trend in Somerset

UNIX
Salary Histogram in Somerset

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

UNIX Salary Histogram in Somerset

UNIX
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Yeovil +10 11 £32,500 +44.44%
Bath -5 6 £39,000 -25.71% 1
Taunton +6 4 £21,000 -36.07%
UNIX
South West

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 20 (74.07%) Linux
2 11 (40.74%) Windows
3 8 (29.63%) HTML
3 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (29.63%) Degree
4 7 (25.93%) QA
4 7 (25.93%) Logistics
4 7 (25.93%) Legal
4 7 (25.93%) Military
4 7 (25.93%) Solaris
4 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
4 7 (25.93%) DV Cleared
4 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
5 6 (22.22%) RESTful
5 6 (22.22%) BDD
5 6 (22.22%) CSS
5 6 (22.22%) Java
5 6 (22.22%) MySQL
5 6 (22.22%) TDD
6 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
6 5 (18.52%) Scrum
7 4 (14.81%) ATG
7 4 (14.81%) DNS
7 4 (14.81%) SLA
7 4 (14.81%) JBoss
7 4 (14.81%) Oracle
7 4 (14.81%) Perl
7 4 (14.81%) WebLogic
7 4 (14.81%) AIX
7 4 (14.81%) Korn

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 (14.81%) WebLogic
1 4 (14.81%) JBoss
2 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.41%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) DNS
2 3 (11.11%) Internet
2 3 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) MySQL
2 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (25.93%) Legal
1 7 (25.93%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Applications Support
3 6 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Java Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (11.11%) PHP Developer
5 3 (11.11%) UNIX Specialist
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (11.11%) Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Applications Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Security Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) UNIX Technical Specialist
5 3 (11.11%) Mid-Level Java Developer
6 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) UNIX Support
6 2 (7.41%) UNIX Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (7.41%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) HTML
2 6 (22.22%) RESTful
2 6 (22.22%) CSS
3 3 (11.11%) SOAP
3 3 (11.11%) Web Services
3 3 (11.11%) XML
3 3 (11.11%) XHTML
3 3 (11.11%) Hibernate
3 3 (11.11%) Spring
3 3 (11.11%) J2EE
3 3 (11.11%) jQuery
3 3 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (7.41%) HTML5
4 2 (7.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (7.41%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 20 (74.07%) Linux
2 11 (40.74%) Windows
3 7 (25.93%) Solaris
4 4 (14.81%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) Logistics
3 6 (22.22%) BDD
3 6 (22.22%) TDD
4 5 (18.52%) Scrum
5 4 (14.81%) DevOps
6 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 3 (11.11%) SIEM
6 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (11.11%) Information Security
6 3 (11.11%) OOP
6 3 (11.11%) Security Management
6 3 (11.11%) MVC
6 3 (11.11%) Kanban
7 2 (7.41%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (7.41%) OO
7 2 (7.41%) Performance Management
7 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.70%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) Java
2 4 (14.81%) Perl
2 4 (14.81%) Korn
3 3 (11.11%) PHP
3 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.11%) C
4 2 (7.41%) C#
4 2 (7.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Degree
2 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
2 7 (25.93%) DV Cleared
2 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) QA
2 4 (14.81%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle
1 4 (14.81%) ATG
2 2 (7.41%) ServiceNow