The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 75 46 25
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -21
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 205 290 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.46% 5.29% 8.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.30% 18.89% 26.51%
Number of salaries quoted 168 222 365
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,400 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1541 1535 1784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 26.00% 27.98% 31.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1360 1307 1524
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,350 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

UNIX
Salary Trend in the South West

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

UNIX Salary Trend in the South West

UNIX
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

UNIX Salary Histogram in the South West

UNIX
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 January 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
Bristol +24 71 £40,000 +14.28% 23
Wiltshire +2 45 £37,500 +11.11% 8
Gloucestershire -32 41 £46,250 +22.51% 14
Dorset -46 22 £51,250 +36.66% 3
Somerset -9 10 £32,500 -27.77% 10
Devon -19 1 £38,000 +26.66%
Cornwall - 1 £45,000 -
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 262 (59.82%) Linux
2 170 (38.81%) Oracle
3 158 (36.07%) Windows
4 148 (33.79%) Java
5 138 (31.51%) SQL
6 100 (22.83%) Degree
7 88 (20.09%) Software Engineering
8 87 (19.86%) Finance
9 86 (19.63%) Security Cleared
10 85 (19.41%) Agile Software Development
11 83 (18.95%) J2EE
12 78 (17.81%) SQL Server
13 77 (17.58%) ITIL
14 73 (16.67%) XML
15 71 (16.21%) C++
16 67 (15.30%) HTML
17 64 (14.61%) Computer Science
18 60 (13.70%) Shell Script
19 59 (13.47%) VMware
20 58 (13.24%) OO
20 58 (13.24%) IBM
21 57 (13.01%) Solaris
22 56 (12.79%) JavaScript
23 54 (12.33%) Scrum
24 53 (12.10%) WebLogic
25 50 (11.42%) Banking
26 48 (10.96%) SC Cleared
26 48 (10.96%) JBoss
27 45 (10.27%) VMware Infrastructure
28 43 (9.82%) Unit Testing

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 53 (12.10%) WebLogic
2 48 (10.96%) JBoss
3 43 (9.82%) WebSphere
4 29 (6.62%) Tomcat
5 25 (5.71%) Apache
6 16 (3.65%) Apache ServiceMix
7 7 (1.60%) Joomla!
8 6 (1.37%) Jetty
9 5 (1.14%) IIS
9 5 (1.14%) SAS
10 4 (0.91%) MQSeries
10 4 (0.91%) CMS
11 3 (0.68%) WordPress
11 3 (0.68%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.46%) OpenROAD
12 2 (0.46%) Confluence
13 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (3.20%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.14%) MS Office
3 4 (0.91%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (3.42%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (3.20%) Oracle Applications
2 14 (3.20%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.68%) Agresso
4 2 (0.46%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.23%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.23%) SaaS
1 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.23%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 35 (7.99%) Firewall
2 30 (6.85%) TCP/IP
3 22 (5.02%) HTTP
4 21 (4.79%) SAN
5 20 (4.57%) Internet
6 14 (3.20%) SSL
6 14 (3.20%) DNS
6 14 (3.20%) LDAP
7 13 (2.97%) Ethernet
8 11 (2.51%) IPv4
9 10 (2.28%) SMTP
9 10 (2.28%) SNMP
10 9 (2.05%) Network Security
10 9 (2.05%) WAN
10 9 (2.05%) LAN
10 9 (2.05%) FTP
11 8 (1.83%) VPN
12 7 (1.60%) IPsec
12 7 (1.60%) Kerberos
13 6 (1.37%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (17.81%) SQL Server
2 31 (7.08%) MySQL
3 27 (6.16%) Relational Database
4 25 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
5 20 (4.57%) Oracle Database
6 18 (4.11%) RDBMS
7 15 (3.42%) DB2
8 13 (2.97%) Oracle BI EE
9 11 (2.51%) Oracle OLAP
9 11 (2.51%) SQL Server 2000
9 11 (2.51%) OLAP
10 10 (2.28%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 10 (2.28%) Oracle9i Database
11 7 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (0.68%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 40 (9.13%) Jenkins
2 39 (8.90%) Maven
3 35 (7.99%) JUnit
4 30 (6.85%) Oracle Forms
5 29 (6.62%) Eclipse
6 26 (5.94%) Subversion
7 25 (5.71%) Ant
8 20 (4.57%) Git (software)
9 16 (3.65%) Eclipse RCP
10 14 (3.20%) Selenium
11 11 (2.51%) JIRA
12 10 (2.28%) Cucumber
13 8 (1.83%) TestNG
14 7 (1.60%) Hudson
14 7 (1.60%) Bugzilla
15 6 (1.37%) SpecFlow
15 6 (1.37%) WebDriver
15 6 (1.37%) Mercurial
16 5 (1.14%) NUnit
17 4 (0.91%) SoapUI
General
1 87 (19.86%) Finance
2 50 (11.42%) Banking
3 22 (5.02%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.65%) French Language
5 7 (1.60%) Retail
6 6 (1.37%) Legal
6 6 (1.37%) Advertising
7 5 (1.14%) Back Office
8 4 (0.91%) Aerospace
8 4 (0.91%) Military
9 3 (0.68%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.46%) Automotive
10 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.46%) International Banking
10 2 (0.46%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Billing
11 1 (0.23%) Marketing
11 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Games
11 1 (0.23%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 103 (23.52%) Developer
2 66 (15.07%) Software Engineer
3 54 (12.33%) Analyst
4 40 (9.13%) Applications Support
5 35 (7.99%) C++ Software Engineer
6 34 (7.76%) UNIX Engineer
6 34 (7.76%) Support Engineer
7 30 (6.85%) Support Analyst
8 29 (6.62%) Software Developer
8 29 (6.62%) Java Developer
9 26 (5.94%) Linux Engineer
10 21 (4.79%) Administrator
11 18 (4.11%) Systems Administrator
12 17 (3.88%) Oracle Developer
12 17 (3.88%) Java Software Engineer
12 17 (3.88%) Senior Software Engineer
13 16 (3.65%) Systems Engineer
13 16 (3.65%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
14 14 (3.20%) Consultant
15 13 (2.97%) UNIX Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (18.95%) J2EE
2 73 (16.67%) XML
3 67 (15.30%) HTML
4 37 (8.45%) Spring
5 35 (7.99%) JSP
6 27 (6.16%) CSS
7 25 (5.71%) GWT
8 24 (5.48%) Web Services
9 20 (4.57%) XSLT
10 18 (4.11%) Hibernate
10 18 (4.11%) JMS
10 18 (4.11%) Servlets
11 16 (3.65%) WebSphere MQ
11 16 (3.65%) OSGi
12 14 (3.20%) RESTful
13 13 (2.97%) SOAP
14 10 (2.28%) .NET
15 9 (2.05%) XHTML
16 7 (1.60%) Ajax
17 6 (1.37%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 64 (14.61%) Computer Science
2 43 (9.82%) Enterprise Software
3 42 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (5.48%) Client/Server
5 20 (4.57%) N-Tier
6 18 (4.11%) Xbox
7 17 (3.88%) SWIFT
8 16 (3.65%) Mathematics
8 16 (3.65%) Inversion of Control
9 11 (2.51%) Management Information System
10 9 (2.05%) Open Source
11 8 (1.83%) Clustering
12 5 (1.14%) Mobile App
12 5 (1.14%) PKI
12 5 (1.14%) Physics
13 4 (0.91%) Replication
13 4 (0.91%) Smartcard
13 4 (0.91%) Mainframe
13 4 (0.91%) IBM Mainframe
13 4 (0.91%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 262 (59.82%) Linux
2 158 (36.07%) Windows
3 57 (13.01%) Solaris
4 29 (6.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (4.79%) AIX
6 17 (3.88%) SUSE
7 15 (3.42%) HPUX
8 11 (2.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (2.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (1.37%) CentOS
10 6 (1.37%) Ubuntu
11 5 (1.14%) Debian
11 5 (1.14%) Windows 2000
11 5 (1.14%) VMS
12 3 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (0.68%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (20.09%) Software Engineering
2 85 (19.41%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (17.58%) ITIL
4 58 (13.24%) OO
5 54 (12.33%) Scrum
6 43 (9.82%) Unit Testing
7 41 (9.36%) TDD
8 37 (8.45%) OOP
9 24 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
10 22 (5.02%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (5.02%) Change Management
11 21 (4.79%) Configuration Management
11 21 (4.79%) UML
11 21 (4.79%) Mentoring
12 19 (4.34%) Service Management
13 18 (4.11%) Problem Management
14 17 (3.88%) Test Automation
15 16 (3.65%) Stakeholder Management
15 16 (3.65%) Information Security
16 15 (3.42%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 148 (33.79%) Java
2 138 (31.51%) SQL
3 71 (16.21%) C++
4 60 (13.70%) Shell Script
5 56 (12.79%) JavaScript
6 37 (8.45%) Python
7 29 (6.62%) Perl
7 29 (6.62%) C#
8 28 (6.39%) PL/SQL
9 25 (5.71%) PowerShell
10 24 (5.48%) C
10 24 (5.48%) PHP
11 18 (4.11%) VB
12 17 (3.88%) VBA
13 15 (3.42%) Bash Shell
14 14 (3.20%) Delphi
15 12 (2.74%) Ruby
16 7 (1.60%) Bourne shell
16 7 (1.60%) Pascal
17 6 (1.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 100 (22.83%) Degree
2 86 (19.63%) Security Cleared
3 48 (10.96%) SC Cleared
4 28 (6.39%) DV Cleared
5 25 (5.71%) ISEB
6 15 (3.42%) SCSA
6 15 (3.42%) Sun Certification
7 14 (3.20%) RHCA
8 12 (2.74%) ISTQB
9 5 (1.14%) CISSP
9 5 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (1.14%) PhD
10 4 (0.91%) MCP
10 4 (0.91%) HND
11 2 (0.46%) MCSE
11 2 (0.46%) APMP
12 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.23%) RHCSA
12 1 (0.23%) GCIA
12 1 (0.23%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.16%) SLA
2 24 (5.48%) QA
3 5 (1.14%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.46%) Basel II
6 1 (0.23%) COBIT
System Software
1 45 (10.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (4.11%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.60%) qmail
4 5 (1.14%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.14%) Samba
5 3 (0.68%) NFS
6 2 (0.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.23%) Gluster
7 1 (0.23%) oVirt
7 1 (0.23%) KVM
7 1 (0.23%) Docker
7 1 (0.23%) RHEV
7 1 (0.23%) Squid
7 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 16 (3.65%) NetBackup
2 10 (2.28%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (2.28%) Puppet
3 8 (1.83%) Nagios
4 7 (1.60%) yum
4 7 (1.60%) Zenoss
5 3 (0.68%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 3 (0.68%) Hyperic
5 3 (0.68%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.46%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.23%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.23%) SELinux
7 1 (0.23%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.23%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.23%) Legato
7 1 (0.23%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 170 (38.81%) Oracle
2 59 (13.47%) VMware
3 58 (13.24%) IBM
4 43 (9.82%) Google
5 31 (7.08%) Microsoft
6 26 (5.94%) HP
7 25 (5.71%) Red Hat
8 21 (4.79%) Business Objects
9 20 (4.57%) Symantec
10 18 (4.11%) Sun
10 18 (4.11%) Facebook
11 15 (3.42%) Sybase
12 13 (2.97%) Citrix
13 12 (2.74%) NetApp
14 11 (2.51%) Cisco
15 10 (2.28%) CheckPoint
15 10 (2.28%) Informatica
16 9 (2.05%) F5
17 7 (1.60%) Juniper
18 5 (1.14%) FrontRange
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
The Developer Portal
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
EE
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Engage PSG
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + standard market benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £28000.0000 - £35000.0000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum plus bens and pension and gym and he
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits (Depends on Location)
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Excellent plus Discretionary Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 38,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Excellent plus Discretionary Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 3 days ago