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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 43 42 29
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 1149 1166 1644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.33% 5.51% 7.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.90% 19.74% 24.01%
Number of salaries quoted 809 930 1372
Average salary £43,280 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.83% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,150 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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
6419 5908 6848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.79% 27.90% 29.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5253 4944 6090
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 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
Berkshire +2 497 £47,500 +11.76% 29
Hampshire -15 226 £40,500 -4.70% 36
Surrey -8 198 £45,000 - 20
Buckinghamshire +48 103 £37,500 +7.14% 6
West Sussex -12 38 £41,250 -8.33% 2
Oxfordshire -26 36 £35,000 -12.50% 8
East Sussex -2 23 £36,000 -24.21% 1
Kent -13 20 £58,500 +56.00%
Middlesex -8 14 £52,500 - 2
Sussex +13 3 £37,500 +25.00%
M4 Corridor +2 2 £40,000 -33.33%
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 1366 (59.70%) Linux
2 940 (41.08%) Windows
3 709 (30.99%) Oracle
4 689 (30.11%) SQL
5 554 (24.21%) Java
6 429 (18.75%) Degree
7 395 (17.26%) Finance
8 358 (15.65%) SQL Server
9 349 (15.25%) Microsoft
10 329 (14.38%) JavaScript
11 328 (14.34%) Solaris
12 323 (14.12%) HTML
13 295 (12.89%) VMware
14 268 (11.71%) MySQL
15 266 (11.63%) C++
16 264 (11.54%) Firewall
17 256 (11.19%) ITIL
18 255 (11.15%) TCP/IP
19 254 (11.10%) XML
20 251 (10.97%) Perl
21 250 (10.93%) Shell Script
22 244 (10.66%) Agile Software Development
23 241 (10.53%) Telecoms
24 228 (9.97%) Software Engineering
25 227 (9.92%) HP
26 225 (9.83%) CSS
27 219 (9.57%) Python
28 215 (9.40%) Apache
29 213 (9.31%) Computer Science
30 203 (8.87%) AIX

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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
1 215 (9.40%) Apache
2 156 (6.82%) Tomcat
3 136 (5.94%) WebLogic
4 75 (3.28%) IIS
4 75 (3.28%) WebSphere
5 63 (2.75%) JBoss
6 46 (2.01%) SharePoint
7 35 (1.53%) Oracle Service Bus
8 34 (1.49%) SAS
9 31 (1.35%) nginx
10 27 (1.18%) Node.js
10 27 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 26 (1.14%) Lotus Domino
11 26 (1.14%) MS Exchange
12 23 (1.01%) OpenStack
13 22 (0.96%) Oracle Application Server
14 19 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
15 18 (0.79%) CMS
16 17 (0.74%) Jetty
16 17 (0.74%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 155 (6.77%) MS Excel
2 55 (2.40%) MS Office
3 20 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (0.57%) SPSS
5 6 (0.26%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.087%) MS Project
6 2 (0.087%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 79 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
2 53 (2.32%) Oracle EBS R12
3 37 (1.62%) Oracle Applications
4 26 (1.14%) Oracle BPM
5 6 (0.26%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.17%) Oracle Payroll
7 4 (0.17%) Oracle HRMS
7 4 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
8 3 (0.13%) Agresso
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.087%) BASE24
9 2 (0.087%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.087%) Line 500
9 2 (0.087%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.087%) OpenWorks
9 2 (0.087%) Oracle General Ledger
10 1 (0.044%) SAP IS-U
10 1 (0.044%) assyst
10 1 (0.044%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 48 (2.10%) SaaS
2 34 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (0.52%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.22%) Google App Engine
6 5 (0.22%) PaaS
6 5 (0.22%) GitHub
6 5 (0.22%) ElastiCache
6 5 (0.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 5 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.044%) IaaS
7 1 (0.044%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 264 (11.54%) Firewall
2 255 (11.15%) TCP/IP
3 201 (8.78%) DNS
4 175 (7.65%) SAN
5 119 (5.20%) WAN
6 110 (4.81%) HTTP
7 109 (4.76%) Internet
8 102 (4.46%) VPN
9 100 (4.37%) LAN
10 65 (2.84%) SS7
11 63 (2.75%) LDAP
12 61 (2.67%) Network Security
13 60 (2.62%) GSM
14 53 (2.32%) DHCP
15 51 (2.23%) UMTS
16 49 (2.14%) SMTP
17 46 (2.01%) Wireless
18 43 (1.88%) NAS
19 40 (1.75%) VoIP
20 38 (1.66%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 358 (15.65%) SQL Server
2 268 (11.71%) MySQL
3 203 (8.87%) Oracle Database
4 167 (7.30%) Relational Database
5 129 (5.64%) DB2
6 121 (5.29%) RDBMS
7 90 (3.93%) Oracle Database 11g
8 67 (2.93%) Oracle Reports
9 61 (2.67%) Oracle ODI
10 58 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
11 49 (2.14%) Oracle Exadata
12 47 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
13 42 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 40 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 40 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
15 33 (1.44%) SQLPlus
15 33 (1.44%) DataStage
15 33 (1.44%) Oracle BI EE
16 29 (1.27%) Big Data
17 26 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 120 (5.24%) Subversion
2 114 (4.98%) Git (software)
3 75 (3.28%) Jenkins
4 72 (3.15%) Oracle Forms
5 58 (2.53%) QuickTest Pro
6 55 (2.40%) Ant
7 54 (2.36%) Toad
8 53 (2.32%) Maven
9 50 (2.19%) JIRA
10 42 (1.84%) JUnit
10 42 (1.84%) Hudson
11 34 (1.49%) Selenium
12 33 (1.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 29 (1.27%) Eclipse
14 26 (1.14%) Visual Studio
15 20 (0.87%) Cucumber
16 16 (0.70%) JMeter
17 15 (0.66%) TestDirector
18 14 (0.61%) PVCS
18 14 (0.61%) JDeveloper
General
1 395 (17.26%) Finance
2 241 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 138 (6.03%) Banking
4 94 (4.11%) Marketing
5 76 (3.32%) Retail
6 65 (2.84%) French Language
7 50 (2.19%) German Language
8 37 (1.62%) Advertising
9 27 (1.18%) Manufacturing
9 27 (1.18%) Spanish Language
10 24 (1.05%) Legal
11 21 (0.92%) Back Office
12 16 (0.70%) Automotive
13 15 (0.66%) Financial Institution
14 14 (0.61%) Aerospace
15 13 (0.57%) Electronics
15 13 (0.57%) Billing
16 11 (0.48%) Publishing
17 9 (0.39%) Investment Banking
18 8 (0.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 394 (17.22%) Developer
2 253 (11.06%) Analyst
3 225 (9.83%) Support Engineer
4 220 (9.62%) Administrator
5 156 (6.82%) Consultant
6 153 (6.69%) Technical Support
7 149 (6.51%) Software Engineer
8 140 (6.12%) Technical Engineer
9 137 (5.99%) Java Developer
10 133 (5.81%) Systems Administrator
11 119 (5.20%) Technical Support Engineer
12 98 (4.28%) Applications Support
13 97 (4.24%) Senior Developer
14 96 (4.20%) Architect
15 88 (3.85%) DBA
16 86 (3.76%) UNIX Administrator
17 80 (3.50%) Support Analyst
18 72 (3.15%) Linux Administrator
19 71 (3.10%) Systems Engineer
20 70 (3.06%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 323 (14.12%) HTML
2 254 (11.10%) XML
3 225 (9.83%) CSS
4 157 (6.86%) J2EE
5 149 (6.51%) Web Services
6 131 (5.73%) jQuery
7 83 (3.63%) Spring
8 78 (3.41%) Ajax
9 76 (3.32%) .NET
10 73 (3.19%) Middleware
11 67 (2.93%) JSP
12 56 (2.45%) SOAP
13 50 (2.19%) LAMP
14 43 (1.88%) Java EE
14 43 (1.88%) Oracle Fusion
15 40 (1.75%) Hibernate
15 40 (1.75%) Spring MVC
16 39 (1.70%) JSON
17 31 (1.35%) ASP.NET
18 27 (1.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 213 (9.31%) Computer Science
2 185 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
3 101 (4.41%) Mainframe
4 83 (3.63%) Management Information System
5 81 (3.54%) Open Source
6 78 (3.41%) Clustering
7 61 (2.67%) Mathematics
8 35 (1.53%) Derivative
9 33 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
10 32 (1.40%) Mobile App
11 30 (1.31%) Replication
12 28 (1.22%) Physics
13 27 (1.18%) User Experience
13 27 (1.18%) Smartphone
14 22 (0.96%) Data Integration
15 19 (0.83%) Life Science
15 19 (0.83%) Client/Server
16 18 (0.79%) Algorithms
17 17 (0.74%) HACMP
17 17 (0.74%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 1366 (59.70%) Linux
2 940 (41.08%) Windows
3 328 (14.34%) Solaris
4 203 (8.87%) AIX
5 171 (7.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 133 (5.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 129 (5.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 65 (2.84%) Windows 7
9 55 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
9 55 (2.40%) HPUX
10 51 (2.23%) Mac OS X
11 48 (2.10%) Ubuntu
12 41 (1.79%) Windows XP
13 33 (1.44%) Windows NT
13 33 (1.44%) SUSE
14 31 (1.35%) CentOS
15 30 (1.31%) Windows 2000
16 29 (1.27%) Apple iOS
17 23 (1.01%) Debian
18 15 (0.66%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (11.19%) ITIL
2 244 (10.66%) Agile Software Development
3 228 (9.97%) Software Engineering
4 152 (6.64%) Change Management
5 145 (6.34%) OO
6 130 (5.68%) SOA
7 127 (5.55%) Project Management
8 115 (5.03%) Business Intelligence
9 107 (4.68%) Service Delivery
10 100 (4.37%) MVC
11 97 (4.24%) Migration
12 96 (4.20%) E-Commerce
13 93 (4.06%) Continuous Integration
14 85 (3.72%) DevOps
15 83 (3.63%) Software Testing
15 83 (3.63%) Validation
16 77 (3.37%) Service Management
17 75 (3.28%) Configuration Management
18 72 (3.15%) Scrum
19 71 (3.10%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 689 (30.11%) SQL
2 554 (24.21%) Java
3 329 (14.38%) JavaScript
4 266 (11.63%) C++
5 251 (10.97%) Perl
6 250 (10.93%) Shell Script
7 219 (9.57%) Python
8 170 (7.43%) PHP
9 153 (6.69%) PL/SQL
10 138 (6.03%) C
11 130 (5.68%) C#
12 108 (4.72%) Ruby
13 86 (3.76%) Bash Shell
14 49 (2.14%) PowerShell
15 43 (1.88%) Scala
16 35 (1.53%) XPath
17 33 (1.44%) Korn
18 32 (1.40%) XQuery
19 27 (1.18%) PHP5
20 26 (1.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 429 (18.75%) Degree
2 178 (7.78%) Security Cleared
3 138 (6.03%) SC Cleared
4 89 (3.89%) ISEB
5 84 (3.67%) Cisco Certification
6 73 (3.19%) CISSP
7 66 (2.88%) CCNA
8 49 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 47 (2.05%) ISTQB
9 47 (2.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 41 (1.79%) MCSE
11 38 (1.66%) HND
11 38 (1.66%) DV Cleared
12 36 (1.57%) CEH
12 36 (1.57%) HNC
13 24 (1.05%) CCNP
13 24 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
14 19 (0.83%) RHCE
15 18 (0.79%) MCSA
15 18 (0.79%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (4.33%) QA
2 88 (3.85%) SLA
3 50 (2.19%) PCI DSS
4 23 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (0.79%) ISO 9001
6 17 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 12 (0.52%) COBIT
8 4 (0.17%) GPG13
9 3 (0.13%) DO-178B
10 2 (0.087%) ISO 8583
10 2 (0.087%) COSO
11 1 (0.044%) WAI
11 1 (0.044%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 180 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 147 (6.42%) Active Directory
3 59 (2.58%) vSphere
4 58 (2.53%) Oracle RAC
5 53 (2.32%) VMware ESX
6 45 (1.97%) NDS
7 37 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
8 31 (1.35%) NFS
8 31 (1.35%) ISA Server
9 30 (1.31%) Oracle RMAN
10 26 (1.14%) Hyper-V
10 26 (1.14%) KVM
11 22 (0.96%) Firmware
12 20 (0.87%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 16 (0.70%) Samba
14 15 (0.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 15 (0.66%) Sendmail
15 13 (0.57%) Postfix
16 12 (0.52%) XenServer
16 12 (0.52%) LXC
Systems Management
1 76 (3.32%) Puppet
2 54 (2.36%) NetBackup
3 48 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
4 47 (2.05%) Tivoli
5 42 (1.84%) SCOM
6 32 (1.40%) Netcool
7 29 (1.27%) Nagios
7 29 (1.27%) SCCM
8 28 (1.22%) Data Guard
9 27 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
10 25 (1.09%) Control-M
11 21 (0.92%) Cacti
12 20 (0.87%) Oracle Identity Management
12 20 (0.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 19 (0.83%) Tivoli Monitoring
13 19 (0.83%) Netcool/OMNIbus
14 17 (0.74%) HP Data Protector
15 15 (0.66%) EMC NetWorker
16 14 (0.61%) Legato
17 12 (0.52%) OpenView
Vendors
1 709 (30.99%) Oracle
2 349 (15.25%) Microsoft
3 295 (12.89%) VMware
4 227 (9.92%) HP
5 181 (7.91%) Red Hat
6 163 (7.12%) Cisco
7 143 (6.25%) IBM
8 123 (5.38%) Citrix
9 118 (5.16%) Sun
10 85 (3.72%) Business Objects
11 81 (3.54%) Sybase
12 71 (3.10%) Juniper
13 65 (2.84%) F5
14 63 (2.75%) EMC
15 61 (2.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
16 59 (2.58%) Veritas
17 45 (1.97%) Remedy
18 43 (1.88%) TIBCO
18 43 (1.88%) Cognos
19 42 (1.84%) CheckPoint
Havant, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 57 minutes ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £31500 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + shift allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
LA International
Salary: £35000 per annum + 5% Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Private Medical Cover
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago