The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 48 46 29
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -17
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 282 259 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.62% 4.94% 6.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.40% 17.86% 23.21%
Number of salaries quoted 220 225 319
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 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Operating Systems Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1719 1450 1663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 28.15% 27.68% 30.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1478 1297 1466
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,650 £47,800
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
UNIX
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -11 90 £37,500 +10.29% 16
Wiltshire +37 86 £40,000 +6.66% 14
Gloucestershire -1 58 £38,000 -10.58% 9
Dorset +5 33 £45,000 -1.09% 6
Somerset -31 8 £45,000 +42.85% 19
Cornwall +3 2 £45,000 +200.00% 3
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 285 (53.07%) Linux
2 213 (39.66%) Windows
3 207 (38.55%) Java
4 191 (35.57%) Oracle
5 159 (29.61%) SQL
6 154 (28.68%) Software Engineering
7 131 (24.39%) C++
8 112 (20.86%) Finance
9 110 (20.48%) Shell Script
10 108 (20.11%) Degree
11 102 (18.99%) Security Cleared
12 95 (17.69%) VMware
13 91 (16.95%) XML
14 87 (16.20%) ITIL
14 87 (16.20%) SQL Server
15 82 (15.27%) JavaScript
16 78 (14.53%) HTML
16 78 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
17 71 (13.22%) Relational Database
18 65 (12.10%) C#
19 64 (11.92%) C
19 64 (11.92%) DV Cleared
20 63 (11.73%) Microsoft
21 62 (11.55%) SAN
21 62 (11.55%) Solaris
21 62 (11.55%) Computer Science
22 61 (11.36%) Spring
23 57 (10.61%) Scrum
23 57 (10.61%) IBM
24 55 (10.24%) Cisco

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 46 (8.57%) WebSphere
2 38 (7.08%) Apache
3 37 (6.89%) WebLogic
4 30 (5.59%) Tomcat
5 22 (4.10%) MS Exchange
6 21 (3.91%) SharePoint
7 14 (2.61%) IIS
7 14 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (1.86%) WebSphere Application Server
9 8 (1.49%) Apache ServiceMix
10 7 (1.30%) SAS
11 4 (0.74%) Oracle Application Server
12 3 (0.56%) PegaRULES
12 3 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.56%) CMS
12 3 (0.56%) Drupal
12 3 (0.56%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.56%) WordPress
12 3 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.56%) Lync
Applications
1 28 (5.21%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.35%) MS Office
3 6 (1.12%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.30%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.56%) Magento
3 3 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.19%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.19%) Agresso
4 1 (0.19%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.05%) SaaS
2 3 (0.56%) Office 365
2 3 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.37%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (11.55%) SAN
2 38 (7.08%) LAN
3 36 (6.70%) WAN
4 21 (3.91%) Firewall
5 20 (3.72%) TCP/IP
5 20 (3.72%) NAS
6 19 (3.54%) DNS
7 16 (2.98%) Internet
8 15 (2.79%) DHCP
8 15 (2.79%) iSCSI
9 14 (2.61%) HTTP
10 13 (2.42%) Fibre Channel
11 10 (1.86%) 4G
11 10 (1.86%) SNMP
12 9 (1.68%) Network Security
13 8 (1.49%) LTE
13 8 (1.49%) Intrusion Detection
13 8 (1.49%) IPv4
14 7 (1.30%) IPv6
14 7 (1.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (16.20%) SQL Server
2 71 (13.22%) Relational Database
3 44 (8.19%) RDBMS
4 38 (7.08%) MySQL
5 23 (4.28%) Oracle Database
6 18 (3.35%) DB2
7 13 (2.42%) Oracle Database 10g
8 10 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (1.86%) MongoDB
9 9 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (1.30%) Hadoop
11 7 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (1.30%) Oracle9i Database
12 6 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.93%) Ingres
13 5 (0.93%) Oracle OWB
14 4 (0.74%) Big Data
14 4 (0.74%) NoSQL
14 4 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 52 (9.68%) JUnit
2 32 (5.96%) Ant
3 31 (5.77%) Subversion
4 30 (5.59%) Eclipse
5 22 (4.10%) Eclipse RCP
6 20 (3.72%) Selenium
6 20 (3.72%) Git (software)
7 19 (3.54%) Maven
8 18 (3.35%) Cucumber
9 17 (3.17%) Jenkins
10 13 (2.42%) LoadRunner
11 12 (2.23%) JIRA
12 10 (1.86%) FitNesse
13 9 (1.68%) WATIR
14 8 (1.49%) Toad
15 6 (1.12%) Visual Studio
15 6 (1.12%) JMeter
15 6 (1.12%) TestNG
15 6 (1.12%) Hudson
16 5 (0.93%) SoapUI
General
1 112 (20.86%) Finance
2 38 (7.08%) Banking
3 24 (4.47%) Telecoms
4 22 (4.10%) French Language
5 11 (2.05%) Military
5 11 (2.05%) Aerospace
6 8 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (1.30%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.12%) Electronics
9 5 (0.93%) Marketing
9 5 (0.93%) Retail
10 4 (0.74%) Back Office
10 4 (0.74%) Legal
11 3 (0.56%) Advertising
11 3 (0.56%) Local Government
12 2 (0.37%) Billing
12 2 (0.37%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 96 (17.88%) Developer
2 83 (15.46%) Analyst
3 78 (14.53%) Software Engineer
4 55 (10.24%) Java Developer
5 43 (8.01%) C++ Software Engineer
6 35 (6.52%) Administrator
7 32 (5.96%) Support Analyst
8 31 (5.77%) Consultant
9 30 (5.59%) Support Engineer
10 25 (4.66%) Applications Support
10 25 (4.66%) Junior
11 22 (4.10%) Tester
12 21 (3.91%) Graduate
12 21 (3.91%) Java Software Engineer
13 20 (3.72%) Technical Consultant
14 19 (3.54%) Software Developer
14 19 (3.54%) UNIX Engineer
15 18 (3.35%) Systems Administrator
15 18 (3.35%) DBA
15 18 (3.35%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (16.95%) XML
2 78 (14.53%) HTML
3 61 (11.36%) Spring
4 54 (10.06%) J2EE
5 42 (7.82%) CSS
6 40 (7.45%) Hibernate
7 33 (6.15%) GWT
8 31 (5.77%) XSLT
9 29 (5.40%) Web Services
10 28 (5.21%) JSP
11 27 (5.03%) WebSphere MQ
12 24 (4.47%) JMS
13 23 (4.28%) Servlets
14 18 (3.35%) .NET
15 15 (2.79%) OSGi
16 13 (2.42%) Middleware
16 13 (2.42%) jQuery
17 11 (2.05%) EJB
17 11 (2.05%) XSD
17 11 (2.05%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 62 (11.55%) Computer Science
2 31 (5.77%) Enterprise Software
3 25 (4.66%) N-Tier
4 24 (4.47%) SWIFT
4 24 (4.47%) Mathematics
5 23 (4.28%) Client/Server
6 22 (4.10%) Inversion of Control
7 20 (3.72%) Open Source
8 14 (2.61%) Clustering
9 12 (2.23%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.86%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.49%) Xbox
12 7 (1.30%) Embedded Systems
13 6 (1.12%) Internet of Things
13 6 (1.12%) Mainframe
14 5 (0.93%) IBM Mainframe
15 4 (0.74%) IVR
16 3 (0.56%) Derivative
16 3 (0.56%) Verilog
16 3 (0.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 285 (53.07%) Linux
2 213 (39.66%) Windows
3 62 (11.55%) Solaris
4 36 (6.70%) AIX
5 34 (6.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (5.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (4.84%) HPUX
8 22 (4.10%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (1.30%) CentOS
10 7 (1.30%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.93%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.74%) SUSE
13 3 (0.56%) VMS
13 3 (0.56%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.37%) Debian
15 1 (0.19%) Fedora
15 1 (0.19%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (28.68%) Software Engineering
2 87 (16.20%) ITIL
3 78 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (10.61%) Scrum
5 49 (9.12%) UML
6 42 (7.82%) Unit Testing
7 40 (7.45%) OO
8 37 (6.89%) OOA/OOD
9 29 (5.40%) Configuration Management
9 29 (5.40%) Problem Management
10 28 (5.21%) Service Management
11 27 (5.03%) OOD
12 25 (4.66%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (4.28%) User Acceptance Testing
14 20 (3.72%) Project Management
14 20 (3.72%) OOP
15 19 (3.54%) Penetration Testing
16 18 (3.35%) Matrix Management
16 18 (3.35%) Continuous Improvement
17 17 (3.17%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 207 (38.55%) Java
2 159 (29.61%) SQL
3 131 (24.39%) C++
4 110 (20.48%) Shell Script
5 82 (15.27%) JavaScript
6 65 (12.10%) C#
7 64 (11.92%) C
8 50 (9.31%) Perl
9 43 (8.01%) Python
10 33 (6.15%) VB
11 31 (5.77%) Bash Shell
12 26 (4.84%) PHP
13 25 (4.66%) PL/SQL
14 19 (3.54%) Ruby
15 15 (2.79%) Korn
16 14 (2.61%) PowerShell
17 8 (1.49%) Assembly Language
18 7 (1.30%) VC++
18 7 (1.30%) Ada
19 5 (0.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 108 (20.11%) Degree
2 102 (18.99%) Security Cleared
3 64 (11.92%) DV Cleared
4 36 (6.70%) ISEB
5 32 (5.96%) SC Cleared
6 14 (2.61%) MCP
7 10 (1.86%) PhD
8 9 (1.68%) CCNA
8 9 (1.68%) HND
8 9 (1.68%) MCSE
8 9 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (1.30%) Sun Certification
10 4 (0.74%) SCSA
10 4 (0.74%) RHCA
11 3 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.56%) PMP
11 3 (0.56%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.56%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (7.45%) QA
2 39 (7.26%) SLA
3 9 (1.68%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.12%) COBIT
5 2 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.37%) Basel II
6 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 53 (9.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (5.03%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.05%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.49%) Snort
4 8 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (1.12%) VMware ESX
6 5 (0.93%) Terminal Server
6 5 (0.93%) Xen
6 5 (0.93%) XenApp
7 4 (0.74%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.74%) vSphere
7 4 (0.74%) GPFS
7 4 (0.74%) ISA Server
7 4 (0.74%) NFS
8 3 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (0.56%) Postfix
8 3 (0.56%) XenServer
9 2 (0.37%) vCloud
9 2 (0.37%) qmail
9 2 (0.37%) Squid
Systems Management
1 14 (2.61%) NetBackup
1 14 (2.61%) Backup Exec
2 9 (1.68%) Tivoli
2 9 (1.68%) Puppet
3 8 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.49%) ARCserve
4 7 (1.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 7 (1.30%) SCOM
5 6 (1.12%) Data Guard
5 6 (1.12%) Nagios
6 5 (0.93%) Vagrant
7 4 (0.74%) Legato
7 4 (0.74%) CA Endevor
7 4 (0.74%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (0.74%) SCCM
8 3 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.56%) WSUS
9 2 (0.37%) HP SiteScope
9 2 (0.37%) YUM
Vendors
1 191 (35.57%) Oracle
2 95 (17.69%) VMware
3 63 (11.73%) Microsoft
4 57 (10.61%) IBM
5 55 (10.24%) Cisco
6 37 (6.89%) JBoss
7 36 (6.70%) Google
7 36 (6.70%) Red Hat
8 35 (6.52%) Citrix
9 29 (5.40%) HP
10 13 (2.42%) CA
11 12 (2.23%) EMC
12 11 (2.05%) NetApp
12 11 (2.05%) 3PAR
13 10 (1.86%) Juniper
13 10 (1.86%) Sun
14 9 (1.68%) SAP
14 9 (1.68%) Sybase
14 9 (1.68%) Splunk
15 8 (1.49%) LogLogic
Wiltshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
UWE
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35 - £45 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £26000 - £45000 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
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000 - £49000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cornwall
networx
Salary: Up to £45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago