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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 45 77 49
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -28
Permanent jobs citing Unix 338 222 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.95% 3.69% 5.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.39% 14.03% 19.22%
Number of salaries quoted 279 181 226
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,750 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £60,000 £46,450
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
1743 1582 1519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.67% 26.27% 28.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1542 1390 1299
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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 +26 133 £45,000 +16.12% 11
Gloucestershire +5 51 £40,250 -15.26% 14
Dorset +30 49 £40,000 -23.80% 4
Somerset +22 48 £42,750 +31.53% 3
Wiltshire -17 27 £33,500 -10.66% 11
Devon +7 3 £30,000 -21.05%
Unix
England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 374 (53.58%) Linux
2 290 (41.55%) Java
3 264 (37.82%) Oracle
4 226 (32.38%) Windows
5 209 (29.94%) SQL
6 178 (25.50%) Software Engineering
7 171 (24.50%) Agile Software Development
8 165 (23.64%) Degree
9 141 (20.20%) SQL Server
10 140 (20.06%) Finance
11 130 (18.62%) Shell Script
12 128 (18.34%) XML
13 117 (16.76%) C++
14 112 (16.05%) Security Cleared
15 109 (15.62%) VMware
16 108 (15.47%) Telecoms
17 105 (15.04%) JavaScript
17 105 (15.04%) J2EE
18 100 (14.33%) HTML
19 94 (13.47%) Scrum
20 90 (12.89%) Relational Database
21 86 (12.32%) C#
22 83 (11.89%) Web Services
23 78 (11.17%) OO
24 77 (11.03%) WebLogic
24 77 (11.03%) Digital Media
25 73 (10.46%) Python
26 72 (10.32%) Microsoft
26 72 (10.32%) QA
26 72 (10.32%) SDLC

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 77 (11.03%) WebLogic
2 64 (9.17%) JBoss
3 52 (7.45%) Apache
4 42 (6.02%) WebSphere
5 27 (3.87%) Drupal
6 16 (2.29%) MQSeries
6 16 (2.29%) OpenStack
7 15 (2.15%) Tomcat
8 12 (1.72%) WordPress
9 10 (1.43%) Node.js
10 9 (1.29%) Oracle Workflow
11 8 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
12 7 (1.00%) CMS
12 7 (1.00%) SharePoint
13 6 (0.86%) SAS
14 5 (0.72%) Office Communications Server
15 4 (0.57%) IBM Domino
15 4 (0.57%) IBM Notes
16 3 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
16 3 (0.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 23 (3.30%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 63 (9.03%) Oracle Applications
2 52 (7.45%) Oracle EBS R12
3 44 (6.30%) Oracle EBS
4 29 (4.15%) Oracle ASCP
5 20 (2.87%) Oracle ERP
6 18 (2.58%) Demantra
6 18 (2.58%) Oracle General Ledger
6 18 (2.58%) Oracle Payables
6 18 (2.58%) Oracle Receivables
7 16 (2.29%) Oracle Financials
7 16 (2.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 14 (2.01%) Oracle 11i
9 12 (1.72%) Oracle Assets
9 12 (1.72%) Temenos T24
10 9 (1.29%) Fredhopper
10 9 (1.29%) Oracle SCM
11 3 (0.43%) Oracle Cash Management
11 3 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
12 1 (0.14%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 47 (6.73%) SaaS
2 28 (4.01%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (2.72%) IaaS
4 9 (1.29%) PaaS
5 5 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.57%) Google App Engine
6 4 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.43%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 70 (10.03%) TCP/IP
2 36 (5.16%) Firewall
3 24 (3.44%) DNS
4 14 (2.01%) HTTP
4 14 (2.01%) Network Security
5 12 (1.72%) Internet
5 12 (1.72%) IP Telephony
6 11 (1.58%) SAN
7 9 (1.29%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (1.29%) LDAP
8 8 (1.15%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (1.15%) LAN
8 8 (1.15%) WAN
9 7 (1.00%) Cisco ISE
9 7 (1.00%) DHCP
9 7 (1.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 7 (1.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 7 (1.00%) PSTN
10 6 (0.86%) FTP
10 6 (0.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (20.20%) SQL Server
2 90 (12.89%) Relational Database
3 71 (10.17%) Oracle Database
4 58 (8.31%) RDBMS
5 57 (8.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 51 (7.31%) NoSQL
7 50 (7.16%) Oracle BI EE
8 42 (6.02%) Oracle Database 12c
9 36 (5.16%) MySQL
10 35 (5.01%) MongoDB
11 32 (4.58%) Big Data
12 31 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
13 24 (3.44%) DB2
14 23 (3.30%) Hadoop
15 21 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 18 (2.58%) Oracle Database 10g
17 16 (2.29%) BusinessObjects
18 15 (2.15%) Oracle9i Database
19 14 (2.01%) Sybase ASE
20 12 (1.72%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 71 (10.17%) Git (software)
2 56 (8.02%) JUnit
3 55 (7.88%) Maven
4 51 (7.31%) Selenium
5 37 (5.30%) Cucumber
6 36 (5.16%) Jenkins
7 33 (4.73%) Ant
8 22 (3.15%) Eclipse
8 22 (3.15%) Gradle
9 20 (2.87%) JBehave
10 19 (2.72%) Hudson
11 18 (2.58%) Artifactory
11 18 (2.58%) Sonatype Nexus
12 17 (2.44%) JIRA
13 16 (2.29%) Visual Studio
14 12 (1.72%) Subversion
15 10 (1.43%) Eclipse RCP
16 9 (1.29%) LoadRunner
17 8 (1.15%) HP UFT
18 7 (1.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 140 (20.06%) Finance
2 108 (15.47%) Telecoms
3 69 (9.89%) Banking
4 58 (8.31%) Manufacturing
4 58 (8.31%) Retail
5 31 (4.44%) Investment Banking
6 23 (3.30%) Marketing
7 17 (2.44%) Electronics
8 9 (1.29%) Legal
9 8 (1.15%) Advertising
9 8 (1.15%) General Ledger
10 6 (0.86%) International Banking
11 5 (0.72%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.57%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.43%) Back Office
14 2 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.29%) Law
14 2 (0.29%) Military
14 2 (0.29%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 172 (24.64%) Developer
2 92 (13.18%) Analyst
3 81 (11.60%) Software Engineer
4 74 (10.60%) Java Developer
5 65 (9.31%) Applications Support
6 55 (7.88%) Java Engineer
7 49 (7.02%) DBA
8 48 (6.88%) Oracle DBA
9 44 (6.30%) Support Engineer
9 44 (6.30%) Team Leader
10 43 (6.16%) Senior Developer
10 43 (6.16%) Test Engineer
11 41 (5.87%) Junior
11 41 (5.87%) Linux Engineer
12 39 (5.59%) Test Analyst
13 38 (5.44%) Software Developer
14 37 (5.30%) Oracle Applications DBA
15 35 (5.01%) Applications Support Analyst
15 35 (5.01%) Support Analyst
16 33 (4.73%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (18.34%) XML
2 105 (15.04%) J2EE
3 100 (14.33%) HTML
4 83 (11.89%) Web Services
5 64 (9.17%) CSS
6 48 (6.88%) Hibernate
7 47 (6.73%) JMS
8 39 (5.59%) EJB
9 37 (5.30%) Spring
10 34 (4.87%) jQuery
11 32 (4.58%) .NET
12 26 (3.72%) AngularJS
13 25 (3.58%) JSF
14 24 (3.44%) HTML5
15 22 (3.15%) LAMP
15 22 (3.15%) Middleware
15 22 (3.15%) REST
16 21 (3.01%) GWT
17 14 (2.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 14 (2.01%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 77 (11.03%) Digital Media
2 64 (9.17%) Computer Science
3 61 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (4.30%) Mathematics
5 28 (4.01%) Client/Server
6 21 (3.01%) Management Information System
7 20 (2.87%) Physics
8 18 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
9 17 (2.44%) SWIFT
10 14 (2.01%) Fixed Income
11 13 (1.86%) Data Centre
12 12 (1.72%) EPoS
13 11 (1.58%) Mainframe
14 10 (1.43%) Mobile App
14 10 (1.43%) Replication
14 10 (1.43%) Visualisation
15 9 (1.29%) Inversion of Control
15 9 (1.29%) N-Tier
16 8 (1.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 7 (1.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 374 (53.58%) Linux
2 226 (32.38%) Windows
3 57 (8.17%) Windows Server
4 36 (5.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (3.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (2.01%) Android
7 13 (1.86%) Apple iOS
8 12 (1.72%) AIX
9 11 (1.58%) Solaris
10 8 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.86%) HPUX
11 6 (0.86%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.72%) Tru64
13 4 (0.57%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.43%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.29%) CentOS
15 2 (0.29%) Debian
15 2 (0.29%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (25.50%) Software Engineering
2 171 (24.50%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (13.47%) Scrum
4 78 (11.17%) OO
5 72 (10.32%) SDLC
6 55 (7.88%) ITIL
7 53 (7.59%) Configuration Management
8 51 (7.31%) Translating Business Requirements
9 47 (6.73%) Functional Testing
9 47 (6.73%) SOA
9 47 (6.73%) UML
10 45 (6.45%) TDD
10 45 (6.45%) Test Automation
11 44 (6.30%) OOP
12 43 (6.16%) ERP
12 43 (6.16%) Performance Tuning
12 43 (6.16%) Unit Testing
13 41 (5.87%) Business Intelligence
13 41 (5.87%) Continuous Improvement
14 40 (5.73%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 290 (41.55%) Java
2 209 (29.94%) SQL
3 130 (18.62%) Shell Script
4 117 (16.76%) C++
5 105 (15.04%) JavaScript
6 86 (12.32%) C#
7 73 (10.46%) Python
8 58 (8.31%) PHP
9 47 (6.73%) Perl
10 45 (6.45%) C
11 38 (5.44%) PL/SQL
12 35 (5.01%) VB
13 24 (3.44%) Ruby
14 16 (2.29%) Korn
15 14 (2.01%) Bash Shell
15 14 (2.01%) Clojure
16 10 (1.43%) Scala
17 7 (1.00%) Go
17 7 (1.00%) PowerShell
17 7 (1.00%) Rust
Qualifications
1 165 (23.64%) Degree
2 112 (16.05%) Security Cleared
3 70 (10.03%) DV Cleared
4 54 (7.74%) SC Cleared
5 41 (5.87%) ISEB
6 28 (4.01%) MCSE
6 28 (4.01%) Microsoft Certification
7 27 (3.87%) MCSD
8 21 (3.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 13 (1.86%) ISTQB
10 12 (1.72%) CCENT
10 12 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (1.72%) HND
11 10 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (1.29%) CCNP
13 8 (1.15%) HNC
14 7 (1.00%) CISSP
15 6 (0.86%) PhD
16 5 (0.72%) CISA
16 5 (0.72%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (10.32%) QA
2 28 (4.01%) SLA
3 9 (1.29%) ISO15022
3 9 (1.29%) ISO20022
4 5 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 56 (8.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (5.44%) Oracle RAC
3 30 (4.30%) Xen
4 22 (3.15%) Docker
5 21 (3.01%) Active Directory
6 17 (2.44%) vSphere
7 13 (1.86%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (0.72%) Terminal Server
9 4 (0.57%) Samba
10 3 (0.43%) XenServer
11 2 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.29%) Varnish
11 2 (0.29%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.29%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.14%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.14%) NFS
12 1 (0.14%) Snort
Systems Management
1 46 (6.59%) Oracle RMAN
2 38 (5.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 28 (4.01%) NetBackup
4 26 (3.72%) McAfee ePO
5 16 (2.29%) HP Quality Center
6 14 (2.01%) Data Guard
7 10 (1.43%) Tivoli
8 8 (1.15%) Nagios
9 7 (1.00%) CA Spectrum
9 7 (1.00%) Cisco CUCM
9 7 (1.00%) Cisco UCCE
9 7 (1.00%) Cisco UCCX
9 7 (1.00%) Endace
9 7 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (1.00%) Puppet
10 5 (0.72%) CA LISA
10 5 (0.72%) nmon
10 5 (0.72%) SCOM
11 4 (0.57%) Ansible
11 4 (0.57%) EnCase
Vendors
1 264 (37.82%) Oracle
2 109 (15.62%) VMware
3 72 (10.32%) Microsoft
4 57 (8.17%) Sybase
5 39 (5.59%) Google
6 37 (5.30%) Cisco
7 35 (5.01%) HP
8 33 (4.73%) Intel Security
9 29 (4.15%) Citrix
9 29 (4.15%) IBM
10 21 (3.01%) Red Hat
11 18 (2.58%) SAP
12 13 (1.86%) webMethods
13 12 (1.72%) BEA
13 12 (1.72%) Green Hat
13 12 (1.72%) NetApp
14 11 (1.58%) Facebook
14 11 (1.58%) Remedy
14 11 (1.58%) Twitter
15 10 (1.43%) Sophos
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + exciting benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 18 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits and shift allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £90000 - £850000 per annum + Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum + negotiable +benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £32,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus/pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Extensive Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + bonus + pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 15,000 to 30,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 70,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
AAP3
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + Full benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Tibco Software
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 14 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £28000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre
Salary: From £39,785 to £48,614 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago