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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 52 56 35
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -21
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 293 259 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.77% 4.47% 6.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.33% 16.99% 21.51%
Number of salaries quoted 222 218 291
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £25,000 £31,025
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £55,000 £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
1794 1524 1576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 29.23% 26.33% 28.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1468 1349 1393
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £47,500
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 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -1 99 £41,000 +17.14% 6
Gloucestershire +7 96 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Wiltshire -2 34 £37,000 +5.71% 13
Somerset +21 20 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Dorset -36 17 £43,750 +6.06%
Devon -12 14 £34,750 +87.83% 2
Cornwall - 4 £40,000 -
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 261 (52.94%) Linux
2 210 (42.60%) Oracle
3 145 (29.41%) Windows
4 125 (25.35%) Java
4 125 (25.35%) SQL
5 108 (21.91%) SQL Server
6 98 (19.88%) Finance
6 98 (19.88%) Security Cleared
7 84 (17.04%) Agile Software Development
8 76 (15.42%) Degree
9 73 (14.81%) Python
10 71 (14.40%) Shell Script
11 69 (14.00%) Software Engineering
12 67 (13.59%) J2EE
13 66 (13.39%) Perl
14 65 (13.18%) Solaris
15 62 (12.58%) HTML
16 61 (12.37%) SC Cleared
17 59 (11.97%) C++
18 58 (11.76%) ITIL
18 58 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
19 55 (11.16%) Oracle Database
20 54 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
21 53 (10.75%) VMware
22 52 (10.55%) JavaScript
23 50 (10.14%) Jenkins
24 48 (9.74%) WebLogic
25 47 (9.53%) IBM
25 47 (9.53%) Computer Science
26 45 (9.13%) Apache

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 48 (9.74%) WebLogic
2 45 (9.13%) Apache
3 43 (8.72%) JBoss
4 37 (7.51%) Tomcat
5 36 (7.30%) WebSphere
6 19 (3.85%) OpenStack
7 16 (3.25%) nginx
8 13 (2.64%) SAS
9 10 (2.03%) Joomla!
9 10 (2.03%) Apache ServiceMix
10 6 (1.22%) Jetty
11 5 (1.01%) Oracle Workflow
11 5 (1.01%) IIS
12 4 (0.81%) MQSeries
12 4 (0.81%) SharePoint
12 4 (0.81%) GlassFish
12 4 (0.81%) Office Communications Server
13 2 (0.41%) Confluence
13 2 (0.41%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
14 1 (0.20%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (2.84%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.22%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.01%) MS Office
4 3 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (2.84%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (2.64%) Oracle Applications
2 13 (2.64%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.20%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.42%) SaaS
3 6 (1.22%) PaaS
3 6 (1.22%) IaaS
4 5 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.61%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.41%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.20%) HP Helion
7 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.20%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 40 (8.11%) Firewall
2 38 (7.71%) TCP/IP
3 35 (7.10%) HTTP
4 26 (5.27%) WAN
5 25 (5.07%) LAN
6 22 (4.46%) SAN
7 19 (3.85%) Internet
8 17 (3.45%) DNS
9 13 (2.64%) Ethernet
10 12 (2.43%) IPv4
11 10 (2.03%) SNMP
12 9 (1.83%) SSL
13 7 (1.42%) Kerberos
13 7 (1.42%) SMTP
13 7 (1.42%) LDAP
14 5 (1.01%) DHCP
14 5 (1.01%) Wireshark
15 4 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
15 4 (0.81%) BGP
15 4 (0.81%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (21.91%) SQL Server
2 55 (11.16%) Oracle Database
3 40 (8.11%) MySQL
4 39 (7.91%) Oracle Reports
5 34 (6.90%) SQL Server 2000
6 33 (6.69%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 33 (6.69%) Oracle9i Database
6 33 (6.69%) OLAP
6 33 (6.69%) Relational Database
7 32 (6.49%) Oracle BI EE
8 24 (4.87%) Oracle OLAP
9 21 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (2.64%) RDBMS
10 13 (2.64%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (1.83%) Hadoop
12 8 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (1.22%) Oracle OWB
14 6 (1.22%) Oracle ODI
15 5 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 50 (10.14%) Jenkins
2 39 (7.91%) Maven
3 34 (6.90%) Oracle Forms
4 32 (6.49%) Git (software)
5 31 (6.29%) JUnit
6 26 (5.27%) Eclipse
7 25 (5.07%) Subversion
8 21 (4.26%) Hudson
9 20 (4.06%) Ant
10 13 (2.64%) Selenium
11 12 (2.43%) Cucumber
12 11 (2.23%) JIRA
13 10 (2.03%) Mercurial
13 10 (2.03%) Eclipse RCP
14 8 (1.62%) SpecFlow
14 8 (1.62%) TestNG
14 8 (1.62%) WebDriver
14 8 (1.62%) NUnit
15 6 (1.22%) Bugzilla
16 4 (0.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 98 (19.88%) Finance
2 43 (8.72%) Banking
3 19 (3.85%) Retail
4 17 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.84%) Military
6 11 (2.23%) Legal
7 10 (2.03%) French Language
8 9 (1.83%) Back Office
9 6 (1.22%) Law
10 4 (0.81%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.81%) Advertising
11 2 (0.41%) Marketing
11 2 (0.41%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.20%) Front Office
12 1 (0.20%) Electronics
12 1 (0.20%) Billing
Job Titles
1 130 (26.37%) Developer
2 85 (17.24%) Analyst
3 51 (10.34%) Software Engineer
4 48 (9.74%) Applications Support
5 39 (7.91%) Support Analyst
6 33 (6.69%) Linux Engineer
7 30 (6.09%) Support Engineer
8 28 (5.68%) UNIX Engineer
9 26 (5.27%) Administrator
10 24 (4.87%) Oracle Developer
10 24 (4.87%) Consultant
11 23 (4.67%) Java Developer
12 21 (4.26%) Software Developer
13 19 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
14 18 (3.65%) Systems Administrator
15 17 (3.45%) C++ Software Engineer
16 16 (3.25%) Applications Support Analyst
16 16 (3.25%) Senior Developer
16 16 (3.25%) Junior
16 16 (3.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (13.59%) J2EE
2 62 (12.58%) HTML
3 43 (8.72%) XML
4 33 (6.69%) CSS
4 33 (6.69%) Spring
5 30 (6.09%) JSP
6 28 (5.68%) Web Services
7 27 (5.48%) Middleware
8 26 (5.27%) .NET
9 23 (4.67%) SOAP
10 21 (4.26%) REST
11 18 (3.65%) GWT
12 14 (2.84%) LAMP
12 14 (2.84%) JMS
13 13 (2.64%) Hibernate
13 13 (2.64%) jQuery
14 12 (2.43%) Ajax
15 11 (2.23%) RESTful
16 10 (2.03%) WebSphere MQ
16 10 (2.03%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 54 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (9.53%) Computer Science
3 36 (7.30%) Enterprise Software
4 20 (4.06%) Xbox
4 20 (4.06%) Management Information System
5 19 (3.85%) Client/Server
6 17 (3.45%) Open Source
7 14 (2.84%) Mathematics
8 12 (2.43%) Physics
9 11 (2.23%) SWIFT
10 10 (2.03%) Inversion of Control
10 10 (2.03%) N-Tier
10 10 (2.03%) Clustering
11 8 (1.62%) Replication
12 7 (1.42%) Mainframe
12 7 (1.42%) Data Protection Act
13 5 (1.01%) RMADS
13 5 (1.01%) E-Learning
13 5 (1.01%) CESG
14 4 (0.81%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 261 (52.94%) Linux
2 145 (29.41%) Windows
3 65 (13.18%) Solaris
4 31 (6.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (3.85%) AIX
6 18 (3.65%) CentOS
7 16 (3.25%) SUSE
8 12 (2.43%) HPUX
9 8 (1.62%) Debian
9 8 (1.62%) Ubuntu
10 7 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (1.01%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.61%) VMS
13 3 (0.61%) Android
13 3 (0.61%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (17.04%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (14.00%) Software Engineering
3 58 (11.76%) ITIL
3 58 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 42 (8.52%) Scrum
5 41 (8.32%) ETL
6 35 (7.10%) Configuration Management
7 34 (6.90%) OO
7 34 (6.90%) TDD
8 33 (6.69%) Data Modelling
9 32 (6.49%) Mentoring
10 30 (6.09%) DevOps
11 28 (5.68%) Continuous Integration
11 28 (5.68%) Unit Testing
12 23 (4.67%) Web Development
12 23 (4.67%) Analytics
13 22 (4.46%) OOP
13 22 (4.46%) Change Management
14 21 (4.26%) ERP
15 18 (3.65%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 125 (25.35%) Java
1 125 (25.35%) SQL
2 73 (14.81%) Python
3 71 (14.40%) Shell Script
4 66 (13.39%) Perl
5 59 (11.97%) C++
6 52 (10.55%) JavaScript
7 44 (8.92%) PHP
8 42 (8.52%) PL/SQL
9 37 (7.51%) C
9 37 (7.51%) Bash Shell
10 31 (6.29%) Ruby
11 25 (5.07%) PowerShell
11 25 (5.07%) C#
12 12 (2.43%) VBA
12 12 (2.43%) Korn
13 10 (2.03%) Pascal
13 10 (2.03%) VB
13 10 (2.03%) Delphi
14 8 (1.62%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 98 (19.88%) Security Cleared
2 76 (15.42%) Degree
3 61 (12.37%) SC Cleared
4 39 (7.91%) DV Cleared
5 19 (3.85%) CCNA
5 19 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (3.04%) Sun Certification
7 14 (2.84%) ISEB
7 14 (2.84%) SCSA
8 12 (2.43%) RHCA
9 9 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (1.42%) MCP
10 7 (1.42%) CISSP
10 7 (1.42%) ISTQB
11 5 (1.01%) PhD
12 2 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.41%) RHCSA
12 2 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.20%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.69%) SLA
2 27 (5.48%) QA
3 7 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (1.42%) Basel II
4 6 (1.22%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.61%) WCAG
6 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (8.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (4.87%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.62%) Samba
4 7 (1.42%) qmail
5 6 (1.22%) VirtualBox
5 6 (1.22%) Firmware
5 6 (1.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (1.01%) Snort
6 5 (1.01%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.61%) vSphere
7 3 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.61%) KVM
7 3 (0.61%) Docker
8 2 (0.41%) RHEV
8 2 (0.41%) oVirt
8 2 (0.41%) GFS2
8 2 (0.41%) NFS
8 2 (0.41%) Squid
8 2 (0.41%) Xen
8 2 (0.41%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 34 (6.90%) Puppet
2 30 (6.09%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (4.46%) Nagios
4 14 (2.84%) NetBackup
4 14 (2.84%) Ansible
4 14 (2.84%) Salt
5 7 (1.42%) Zenoss
5 7 (1.42%) yum
6 6 (1.22%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 6 (1.22%) Oracle Identity Management
6 6 (1.22%) Vagrant
6 6 (1.22%) Hyperic
7 5 (1.01%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.81%) Opsview
9 3 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.61%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.61%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.41%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (0.41%) Cobbler
10 2 (0.41%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 210 (42.60%) Oracle
2 53 (10.75%) VMware
3 47 (9.53%) IBM
4 43 (8.72%) Microsoft
5 42 (8.52%) Google
6 36 (7.30%) HP
7 35 (7.10%) Informatica
8 33 (6.69%) Business Objects
9 28 (5.68%) Red Hat
10 21 (4.26%) Symantec
11 20 (4.06%) Facebook
12 19 (3.85%) Sun
13 16 (3.25%) Citrix
14 14 (2.84%) Cisco
15 12 (2.43%) Sybase
16 11 (2.23%) Juniper
17 9 (1.83%) CheckPoint
17 9 (1.83%) webMethods
18 7 (1.42%) NetApp
19 6 (1.22%) CA
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30- £50,000 + numerous benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 37,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum plus bens and pension and gym and he
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000 + excellent bens and training
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + + Bonus + Shift
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits and shift allowance
Posted: 4 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: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
KDR
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GE Aviation
Salary: Competitive salary + Excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago