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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 53 40 28
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -12
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 283 283 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.55% 5.56% 7.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.43% 19.11% 24.89%
Number of salaries quoted 219 248 350
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -1.23%
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
1722 1481 1744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 27.69% 29.11% 30.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1466 1297 1526
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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
Bristol -12 100 £40,000 +14.28% 10
Wiltshire +22 91 £37,000 -1.33% 7
Gloucestershire +6 48 £38,000 +8.57% 8
Dorset -20 24 £32,500 -35.00% 4
Somerset -26 11 £45,000 +21.62% 11
Cornwall - 4 £45,000 -
Devon -22 1 - - 3
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 284 (53.79%) Linux
2 216 (40.91%) Windows
3 209 (39.58%) Oracle
4 205 (38.83%) Java
5 168 (31.82%) SQL
6 151 (28.60%) Software Engineering
7 125 (23.67%) C++
8 113 (21.40%) Agile Software Development
9 112 (21.21%) Degree
9 112 (21.21%) Shell Script
10 108 (20.45%) Finance
11 105 (19.89%) XML
12 97 (18.37%) Security Cleared
13 89 (16.86%) SQL Server
14 86 (16.29%) HTML
15 83 (15.72%) ITIL
15 83 (15.72%) VMware
16 80 (15.15%) JavaScript
17 75 (14.20%) Relational Database
18 72 (13.64%) C#
19 70 (13.26%) Computer Science
20 68 (12.88%) Scrum
21 67 (12.69%) J2EE
22 63 (11.93%) Spring
23 59 (11.17%) IBM
24 57 (10.80%) Microsoft
25 51 (9.66%) Unit Testing
26 50 (9.47%) JUnit
27 49 (9.28%) UML
27 49 (9.28%) DV Cleared

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 47 (8.90%) WebSphere
2 44 (8.33%) WebLogic
3 38 (7.20%) Apache
4 29 (5.49%) Tomcat
5 20 (3.79%) MS Exchange
6 14 (2.65%) SharePoint
6 14 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (2.65%) Apache ServiceMix
7 12 (2.27%) SAS
8 10 (1.89%) IIS
8 10 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.57%) Mule
9 3 (0.57%) CMS
9 3 (0.57%) PegaRULES
9 3 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.57%) Lync
10 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.38%) Drupal
10 2 (0.38%) WordPress
10 2 (0.38%) Zimbra
Applications
1 16 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.08%) MS Office
3 4 (0.76%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.52%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.95%) Agresso
3 3 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.38%) Magento
5 1 (0.19%) Academy Housing
5 1 (0.19%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.19%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.89%) SaaS
2 3 (0.57%) Office 365
2 3 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (7.58%) SAN
2 22 (4.17%) Firewall
3 18 (3.41%) LAN
3 18 (3.41%) WAN
4 17 (3.22%) DNS
5 15 (2.84%) Internet
6 13 (2.46%) iSCSI
6 13 (2.46%) Fibre Channel
7 12 (2.27%) Network Security
7 12 (2.27%) Intrusion Detection
7 12 (2.27%) TCP/IP
8 11 (2.08%) HTTP
9 10 (1.89%) SSL
9 10 (1.89%) NAS
10 9 (1.70%) IPv4
10 9 (1.70%) VPN
10 9 (1.70%) LDAP
11 8 (1.52%) VLAN
12 7 (1.33%) DHCP
13 5 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (16.86%) SQL Server
2 75 (14.20%) Relational Database
3 39 (7.39%) RDBMS
4 30 (5.68%) MySQL
5 25 (4.73%) DB2
6 12 (2.27%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.95%) Ingres
9 4 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.76%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.57%) BusinessObjects XI
10 3 (0.57%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 3 (0.57%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.57%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 50 (9.47%) JUnit
2 36 (6.82%) Subversion
3 31 (5.87%) Ant
4 29 (5.49%) Eclipse
5 27 (5.11%) Maven
6 25 (4.73%) Jenkins
7 24 (4.55%) Git (software)
8 20 (3.79%) Eclipse RCP
9 19 (3.60%) Selenium
10 18 (3.41%) Cucumber
11 12 (2.27%) FitNesse
12 10 (1.89%) LoadRunner
13 9 (1.70%) SoapUI
14 8 (1.52%) TestNG
15 6 (1.14%) WATIR
15 6 (1.14%) WebDriver
16 5 (0.95%) Hudson
17 4 (0.76%) MonkeyTalk
17 4 (0.76%) Toad
17 4 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
General
1 108 (20.45%) Finance
2 45 (8.52%) Banking
3 30 (5.68%) Telecoms
4 20 (3.79%) French Language
5 13 (2.46%) Aerospace
6 8 (1.52%) Legal
7 7 (1.33%) Advertising
7 7 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (1.33%) Military
8 6 (1.14%) Retail
8 6 (1.14%) Back Office
9 5 (0.95%) Electronics
10 4 (0.76%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.76%) Marketing
11 3 (0.57%) Local Government
12 2 (0.38%) Billing
12 2 (0.38%) International Banking
13 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 110 (20.83%) Developer
2 82 (15.53%) Software Engineer
3 76 (14.39%) Analyst
4 61 (11.55%) Java Developer
5 48 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
6 37 (7.01%) Support Analyst
7 35 (6.63%) Support Engineer
7 35 (6.63%) Administrator
8 28 (5.30%) Applications Support
9 27 (5.11%) Software Developer
10 25 (4.73%) Consultant
11 24 (4.55%) Junior
12 23 (4.36%) Senior Software Engineer
13 22 (4.17%) UNIX Engineer
14 21 (3.98%) Java Software Engineer
15 20 (3.79%) Tester
15 20 (3.79%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
16 19 (3.60%) Architect
16 19 (3.60%) Systems Administrator
17 17 (3.22%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (19.89%) XML
2 86 (16.29%) HTML
3 67 (12.69%) J2EE
4 63 (11.93%) Spring
5 45 (8.52%) Hibernate
6 44 (8.33%) CSS
7 37 (7.01%) Web Services
8 35 (6.63%) GWT
9 31 (5.87%) XSLT
10 27 (5.11%) JSP
11 23 (4.36%) JMS
12 22 (4.17%) Servlets
13 21 (3.98%) WebSphere MQ
13 21 (3.98%) OSGi
14 17 (3.22%) XSD
15 15 (2.84%) .NET
16 13 (2.46%) jQuery
16 13 (2.46%) Java EE
17 12 (2.27%) EJB
18 10 (1.89%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 70 (13.26%) Computer Science
2 38 (7.20%) Enterprise Software
3 28 (5.30%) Mathematics
4 24 (4.55%) Client/Server
4 24 (4.55%) N-Tier
5 21 (3.98%) SWIFT
6 20 (3.79%) Inversion of Control
6 20 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (2.65%) Mobile App
7 14 (2.65%) Open Source
8 11 (2.08%) Xbox
9 7 (1.33%) Clustering
10 5 (0.95%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.76%) PKI
11 4 (0.76%) Smartcard
11 4 (0.76%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (0.76%) User Experience
12 3 (0.57%) IBM Mainframe
12 3 (0.57%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 284 (53.79%) Linux
2 216 (40.91%) Windows
3 43 (8.14%) Solaris
4 35 (6.63%) AIX
5 29 (5.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (3.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (1.89%) HPUX
10 9 (1.70%) CentOS
11 8 (1.52%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.95%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.95%) VMS
13 4 (0.76%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.38%) SUSE
14 2 (0.38%) Debian
15 1 (0.19%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (28.60%) Software Engineering
2 113 (21.40%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (15.72%) ITIL
4 68 (12.88%) Scrum
5 51 (9.66%) Unit Testing
6 49 (9.28%) UML
7 47 (8.90%) OO
8 34 (6.44%) OOA/OOD
9 33 (6.25%) OOP
10 31 (5.87%) Problem Management
11 30 (5.68%) Service Management
11 30 (5.68%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (5.11%) Continuous Improvement
13 26 (4.92%) OOD
14 25 (4.73%) Configuration Management
15 21 (3.98%) Penetration Testing
16 20 (3.79%) Change Management
17 18 (3.41%) Matrix Management
17 18 (3.41%) Software Testing
18 17 (3.22%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 205 (38.83%) Java
2 168 (31.82%) SQL
3 125 (23.67%) C++
4 112 (21.21%) Shell Script
5 80 (15.15%) JavaScript
6 72 (13.64%) C#
7 47 (8.90%) C
8 36 (6.82%) Python
9 34 (6.44%) VB
10 31 (5.87%) Perl
11 21 (3.98%) Bash Shell
12 20 (3.79%) PHP
12 20 (3.79%) PL/SQL
13 19 (3.60%) PowerShell
14 18 (3.41%) Ruby
15 16 (3.03%) Korn
16 9 (1.70%) Delphi
16 9 (1.70%) VBA
17 8 (1.52%) Assembly Language
18 7 (1.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 112 (21.21%) Degree
2 97 (18.37%) Security Cleared
3 49 (9.28%) DV Cleared
4 42 (7.95%) SC Cleared
5 30 (5.68%) ISEB
6 10 (1.89%) PhD
7 9 (1.70%) HND
8 5 (0.95%) APMP
9 4 (0.76%) MCSE
9 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.57%) Sun Certification
10 3 (0.57%) PMP
10 3 (0.57%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.57%) MCP
10 3 (0.57%) CCNA
10 3 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.57%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.38%) HNC
11 2 (0.38%) SCSA
11 2 (0.38%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (7.01%) QA
2 23 (4.36%) SLA
3 9 (1.70%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.14%) COBIT
5 4 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.76%) Basel II
6 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (8.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (5.87%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.52%) Snort
4 7 (1.33%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.95%) Terminal Server
5 5 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.76%) GPFS
7 3 (0.57%) vSphere
7 3 (0.57%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.57%) Xen
8 2 (0.38%) Squid
8 2 (0.38%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.38%) NFS
8 2 (0.38%) Samba
9 1 (0.19%) Nmap
9 1 (0.19%) RACF
9 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.19%) qmail
9 1 (0.19%) Postfix
9 1 (0.19%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 10 (1.89%) Tivoli
2 9 (1.70%) Backup Exec
3 8 (1.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 7 (1.33%) ARCserve
4 7 (1.33%) Puppet
4 7 (1.33%) Vagrant
5 6 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.14%) NetBackup
6 5 (0.95%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.38%) Legato
7 2 (0.38%) Nagios
7 2 (0.38%) CA Endevor
7 2 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.38%) SCCM
7 2 (0.38%) SCOM
8 1 (0.19%) Nessus
8 1 (0.19%) WebInspect
8 1 (0.19%) WSUS
8 1 (0.19%) Netcool
8 1 (0.19%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 209 (39.58%) Oracle
2 83 (15.72%) VMware
3 59 (11.17%) IBM
4 57 (10.80%) Microsoft
5 43 (8.14%) JBoss
6 41 (7.77%) Google
7 36 (6.82%) Cisco
8 32 (6.06%) Citrix
9 28 (5.30%) Red Hat
10 15 (2.84%) Sybase
11 12 (2.27%) Business Objects
11 12 (2.27%) HP
12 11 (2.08%) Facebook
13 10 (1.89%) Juniper
14 9 (1.70%) EMC
14 9 (1.70%) SAP
14 9 (1.70%) 3PAR
14 9 (1.70%) Splunk
15 8 (1.52%) LogLogic
15 8 (1.52%) Sun
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £32000 - £34000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: from £30,000 plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: from £25,000 plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Webrecruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Pension, Eye Care, Childcare Voucher
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits and shift allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, parking
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago