The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX 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 UNIX over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 38 48 34
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 1247 1133 1280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.89% 5.02% 6.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.61% 17.41% 21.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1013 911 1078
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £28,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £59,700
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.31% +2.50%
UNIX
England

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

Operating Systems Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6050 6506 6034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 28.56% 28.83% 28.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5202 5354 5210
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

UNIX
Salary Trend in the South East

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

UNIX Salary Trend in the South East

UNIX
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

UNIX Salary Histogram in the South East

UNIX
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 UNIX within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
Surrey +21 352 £50,000 +17.64% 20
Berkshire -16 252 £45,000 - 34
Hampshire +9 223 £40,000 -10.11% 17
Buckinghamshire +4 132 £45,000 +50.00% 7
West Sussex +26 93 £45,000 -30.76% 7
Oxfordshire +46 74 £40,000 +5.26% 9
Kent +47 71 £42,500 -10.52% 4
East Sussex +17 48 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Middlesex +2 17 £55,000 +25.71%
Thames Valley - 3 - -
Home Counties -4 2 £65,000 +100.00%
Sussex -2 1 £47,500 +11.76%
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 1470 (60.69%) Linux
2 845 (34.89%) SQL
3 817 (33.73%) Oracle
4 799 (32.99%) Windows
5 677 (27.95%) Java
6 503 (20.77%) Agile Software Development
7 479 (19.78%) Finance
8 452 (18.66%) Degree
9 404 (16.68%) JavaScript
10 385 (15.90%) PL/SQL
11 374 (15.44%) XML
12 370 (15.28%) HTML
13 339 (14.00%) Software Engineering
14 316 (13.05%) Oracle Database
15 312 (12.88%) Python
16 310 (12.80%) C++
17 300 (12.39%) SQL Server
18 292 (12.06%) ITIL
19 287 (11.85%) Perl
19 287 (11.85%) Firewall
20 286 (11.81%) Shell Script
21 282 (11.64%) Microsoft
22 271 (11.19%) Computer Science
22 271 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
23 255 (10.53%) VMware
24 231 (9.54%) Web Services
25 229 (9.45%) Cisco
26 228 (9.41%) Relational Database
27 226 (9.33%) MySQL
28 225 (9.29%) CSS

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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
1 189 (7.80%) WebLogic
2 158 (6.52%) Apache
3 152 (6.28%) Tomcat
4 103 (4.25%) JBoss
5 84 (3.47%) WebSphere
6 70 (2.89%) MS Exchange
7 66 (2.73%) Node.js
8 50 (2.06%) Oracle Workflow
9 39 (1.61%) Moodle
10 36 (1.49%) IIS
11 34 (1.40%) SAS
12 31 (1.28%) NetWeaver
13 30 (1.24%) SharePoint
14 21 (0.87%) Apache Solr
15 20 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
16 16 (0.66%) Lync
17 14 (0.58%) Oracle Application Server
17 14 (0.58%) nginx
18 13 (0.54%) Liferay
18 13 (0.54%) Confluence
Applications
1 215 (8.88%) MS Excel
2 55 (2.27%) MS Office
3 31 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.37%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.33%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.29%) MS Project
6 7 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.12%) SPSS
9 1 (0.041%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.041%) FrameMaker
9 1 (0.041%) CorelDRAW
9 1 (0.041%) Mingle
9 1 (0.041%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 56 (2.31%) Oracle EBS
2 39 (1.61%) Oracle EBS R12
3 27 (1.11%) Oracle Applications
3 27 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 19 (0.78%) Oracle General Ledger
5 18 (0.74%) Oracle Payables
5 18 (0.74%) Oracle Assets
6 14 (0.58%) Oracle Receivables
7 11 (0.45%) Oracle Payroll
7 11 (0.45%) Oracle HRMS
8 7 (0.29%) SAP ERP
8 7 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
9 5 (0.21%) Cordys
9 5 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
9 5 (0.21%) SAP CRM
10 4 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
10 4 (0.17%) SAP GRC
11 3 (0.12%) Remedy AR System
11 3 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
12 2 (0.083%) JDE World
Cloud Services
1 41 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (1.65%) SaaS
3 17 (0.70%) GitHub
4 15 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (0.45%) Google Analytics
7 6 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.17%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.17%) IaaS
8 4 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (0.083%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.083%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (0.083%) Force.com
9 2 (0.083%) PaaS
10 1 (0.041%) Office 365
10 1 (0.041%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.041%) Nimbula
10 1 (0.041%) Amazon Glacier
10 1 (0.041%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 287 (11.85%) Firewall
2 219 (9.04%) TCP/IP
3 172 (7.10%) SAN
4 159 (6.56%) WAN
5 152 (6.28%) LAN
6 121 (5.00%) DNS
7 79 (3.26%) Internet
8 76 (3.14%) NAS
9 75 (3.10%) VoIP
10 70 (2.89%) LDAP
11 62 (2.56%) VPN
12 55 (2.27%) BGP
13 49 (2.02%) OSPF
14 46 (1.90%) DHCP
15 43 (1.78%) HTTP
16 40 (1.65%) Cisco ASA
17 39 (1.61%) MPLS
18 37 (1.53%) Wireless
19 32 (1.32%) Network Security
19 32 (1.32%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 316 (13.05%) Oracle Database
2 300 (12.39%) SQL Server
3 228 (9.41%) Relational Database
4 226 (9.33%) MySQL
5 116 (4.79%) RDBMS
6 107 (4.42%) Oracle Database 11g
7 71 (2.93%) DB2
8 64 (2.64%) Oracle Reports
9 49 (2.02%) Oracle9i Database
9 49 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
9 49 (2.02%) Oracle Database 12c
10 44 (1.82%) NoSQL
11 43 (1.78%) BusinessObjects
12 38 (1.57%) Oracle Database 10g
12 38 (1.57%) Big Data
13 37 (1.53%) OLTP
14 35 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
15 31 (1.28%) MongoDB
16 24 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
17 19 (0.78%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 176 (7.27%) Oracle Forms
2 157 (6.48%) Git (software)
3 137 (5.66%) Subversion
4 122 (5.04%) Selenium
5 121 (5.00%) Jenkins
6 95 (3.92%) Maven
7 81 (3.34%) Eclipse
7 81 (3.34%) RSpec
8 60 (2.48%) JIRA
9 40 (1.65%) JUnit
10 37 (1.53%) WATIR
11 33 (1.36%) Hudson
12 32 (1.32%) Toad
13 31 (1.28%) RubyGems
14 29 (1.20%) Ant
14 29 (1.20%) Visual Studio
15 25 (1.03%) Cucumber
16 24 (0.99%) LoadRunner
17 22 (0.91%) PHPUnit
18 14 (0.58%) InstallShield
General
1 479 (19.78%) Finance
2 178 (7.35%) Telecoms
3 85 (3.51%) Banking
4 74 (3.06%) Electronics
5 60 (2.48%) Retail
6 53 (2.19%) Manufacturing
7 44 (1.82%) Marketing
7 44 (1.82%) German Language
8 33 (1.36%) Automotive
9 32 (1.32%) French Language
10 22 (0.91%) Financial Institution
11 21 (0.87%) Aerospace
12 18 (0.74%) Back Office
13 16 (0.66%) Games
14 14 (0.58%) Law
14 14 (0.58%) Publishing
14 14 (0.58%) Spanish Language
15 13 (0.54%) Advertising
16 11 (0.45%) Investment Banking
17 8 (0.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 717 (29.60%) Developer
2 240 (9.91%) Analyst
3 232 (9.58%) Administrator
4 192 (7.93%) Java Developer
5 181 (7.47%) Software Engineer
6 163 (6.73%) Systems Administrator
7 158 (6.52%) Support Engineer
8 123 (5.08%) Senior Developer
9 121 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
10 105 (4.34%) DBA
11 101 (4.17%) C++ Developer
12 100 (4.13%) Consultant
13 98 (4.05%) Technical Support
14 82 (3.39%) Software Developer
15 81 (3.34%) Architect
16 80 (3.30%) Team Leader
17 76 (3.14%) Technical Engineer
18 73 (3.01%) Support Analyst
19 68 (2.81%) Oracle DBA
19 68 (2.81%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 374 (15.44%) XML
2 370 (15.28%) HTML
3 231 (9.54%) Web Services
4 225 (9.29%) CSS
5 156 (6.44%) Spring
6 147 (6.07%) J2EE
7 115 (4.75%) .NET
8 108 (4.46%) jQuery
9 101 (4.17%) HTML5
10 90 (3.72%) Hibernate
11 78 (3.22%) JSP
12 62 (2.56%) Middleware
13 57 (2.35%) SOAP
14 51 (2.11%) STL
15 49 (2.02%) EJB
15 49 (2.02%) Ajax
16 47 (1.94%) AngularJS
17 44 (1.82%) REST
18 42 (1.73%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 40 (1.65%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 271 (11.19%) Computer Science
1 271 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
2 191 (7.89%) Data Centre
3 97 (4.00%) Data Structures
4 94 (3.88%) Clustering
5 70 (2.89%) Management Information System
6 69 (2.85%) Replication
7 61 (2.52%) Mathematics
8 60 (2.48%) Client/Server
9 58 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
10 48 (1.98%) Derivative
11 45 (1.86%) Algorithms
12 44 (1.82%) Visualisation
13 36 (1.49%) User Experience
14 32 (1.32%) E-Learning
15 30 (1.24%) Mainframe
16 28 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
16 28 (1.16%) Mobile App
17 27 (1.11%) DTV
18 26 (1.07%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1470 (60.69%) Linux
2 799 (32.99%) Windows
3 223 (9.21%) Solaris
4 133 (5.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 114 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 106 (4.38%) AIX
7 84 (3.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 58 (2.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 52 (2.15%) Ubuntu
10 45 (1.86%) CentOS
11 38 (1.57%) Windows 7
12 34 (1.40%) Apple iOS
13 31 (1.28%) Debian
14 28 (1.16%) Oracle Linux
15 27 (1.11%) Windows 2000
16 25 (1.03%) Mac OS X
17 24 (0.99%) Android
18 22 (0.91%) HPUX
18 22 (0.91%) Windows XP
18 22 (0.91%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 503 (20.77%) Agile Software Development
2 339 (14.00%) Software Engineering
3 292 (12.06%) ITIL
4 212 (8.75%) SDLC
5 203 (8.38%) Scrum
6 202 (8.34%) Project Management
7 162 (6.69%) Continuous Integration
8 143 (5.90%) TDD
9 130 (5.37%) DevOps
10 122 (5.04%) OO
11 116 (4.79%) Service Delivery
12 114 (4.71%) Test Automation
13 104 (4.29%) Unit Testing
13 104 (4.29%) Performance Tuning
14 89 (3.67%) UML
15 84 (3.47%) Service Management
16 82 (3.39%) Web Development
17 80 (3.30%) Open Source
18 79 (3.26%) Load Balancing
19 78 (3.22%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 845 (34.89%) SQL
2 677 (27.95%) Java
3 404 (16.68%) JavaScript
4 385 (15.90%) PL/SQL
5 312 (12.88%) Python
6 310 (12.80%) C++
7 287 (11.85%) Perl
8 286 (11.81%) Shell Script
9 207 (8.55%) C
10 186 (7.68%) Ruby
11 161 (6.65%) C#
12 142 (5.86%) PHP
13 124 (5.12%) Bash Shell
14 77 (3.18%) COBOL
15 53 (2.19%) Scala
16 38 (1.57%) T-SQL
17 35 (1.45%) Korn
18 30 (1.24%) PowerShell
19 28 (1.16%) VB
19 28 (1.16%) Jython
Qualifications
1 452 (18.66%) Degree
2 214 (8.84%) Security Cleared
3 143 (5.90%) SC Cleared
4 138 (5.70%) Cisco Certification
5 79 (3.26%) CCNP
6 60 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 60 (2.48%) ISEB
7 59 (2.44%) CISSP
8 48 (1.98%) CCNA
9 47 (1.94%) ISTQB
10 46 (1.90%) CCIE
11 45 (1.86%) DV Cleared
12 37 (1.53%) CEH
13 33 (1.36%) MCITP
14 30 (1.24%) RHCE
15 28 (1.16%) MCSE
16 27 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
17 26 (1.07%) Oracle Certification
18 22 (0.91%) MCSA
19 20 (0.83%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (5.62%) QA
2 106 (4.38%) SLA
3 47 (1.94%) PCI DSS
4 31 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.29%) GPG13
6 7 (0.29%) PMBOK
7 5 (0.21%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.21%) COBIT
8 1 (0.041%) JTAG
8 1 (0.041%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 197 (8.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 191 (7.89%) Active Directory
3 123 (5.08%) Oracle RAC
4 34 (1.40%) Hyper-V
5 20 (0.83%) Firmware
5 20 (0.83%) vSphere
6 18 (0.74%) Xen
7 17 (0.70%) ISA Server
8 16 (0.66%) XenApp
9 13 (0.54%) Oracle Clusterware
10 12 (0.50%) KVM
10 12 (0.50%) XenDesktop
11 10 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 9 (0.37%) SRDF
12 9 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
12 9 (0.37%) NFS
12 9 (0.37%) iptables
13 8 (0.33%) Samba
13 8 (0.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 7 (0.29%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 91 (3.76%) Puppet
2 62 (2.56%) Oracle RMAN
3 43 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
4 40 (1.65%) Data Guard
5 33 (1.36%) Nagios
5 33 (1.36%) NetBackup
6 28 (1.16%) Oracle ZFS
7 25 (1.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 24 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
9 16 (0.66%) Hyperic
10 15 (0.62%) Tivoli
11 14 (0.58%) SCCM
12 13 (0.54%) SCOM
12 13 (0.54%) CA Single Sign-On
13 12 (0.50%) EMC VPLEX
14 11 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 11 (0.45%) Nmap
15 10 (0.41%) ARCserve
15 10 (0.41%) Ansible
15 10 (0.41%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 817 (33.73%) Oracle
2 282 (11.64%) Microsoft
3 255 (10.53%) VMware
4 229 (9.45%) Cisco
5 197 (8.13%) Red Hat
6 134 (5.53%) HP
7 107 (4.42%) Juniper
8 86 (3.55%) Citrix
8 86 (3.55%) Sun
9 84 (3.47%) IBM
10 72 (2.97%) SAP
11 65 (2.68%) F5
12 59 (2.44%) Informatica
13 53 (2.19%) EMC
14 51 (2.11%) NetApp
15 43 (1.78%) CheckPoint
16 40 (1.65%) Brocade
17 39 (1.61%) Google
17 39 (1.61%) Symantec
18 37 (1.53%) Sybase
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 5 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £35k - 55k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £23500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Mpower Plus UK Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
West Sussex
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £50k + Healthcare & Life Insurance
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
360 Resourcing
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Oxfordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + + Full Bens Package
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Client Server
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
TechNet IT Recruitment (Permanent)
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Epsom, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Esher, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum £40-45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £59,000 per annum £45-59k + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus and
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Manifestly Important
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Life + Pen
Posted: 3 days ago