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

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Portable Operating System Interface for UNIX (POSIX)
Rank 438 415 418
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +3
Permanent jobs citing POSIX 3 18 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.014% 0.085% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.039% 0.22% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 36
Average salary £42,500 £48,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.45% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
-3.40% -3.29%
POSIX
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7700 8226 9445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 35.87% 38.86% 41.06%
Number of salaries quoted 6731 6990 8695
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

POSIX
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing POSIX across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

POSIX Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

POSIX
Salary Trend in the South East

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

POSIX Salary Trend in the South East

POSIX
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing POSIX within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 December 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
Surrey -3 2 £42,500 -43.33%
Hampshire - 1 £40,000 -
POSIX
England

POSIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East region citing POSIX 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 POSIX.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Lua
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) STL
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 1 (33.33%) Pthreads
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) SCADA

POSIX
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East region citing POSIX 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 POSIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) IPsec
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) STL
1 1 (33.33%) Pthreads
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
1 1 (33.33%) SCADA
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) Lua
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared