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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 79 43 27
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -16
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 212 315 454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.38% 5.41% 7.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.15% 19.07% 26.12%
Number of salaries quoted 162 238 355
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 £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
1612 1652 1738
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 25.67% 28.36% 30.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1380 1429 1500
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -4 59 £40,000 +14.28% 10
Wiltshire +8 53 £32,500 +20.37% 5
Gloucestershire -27 49 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Dorset -44 27 £50,000 +33.33% 4
Somerset -13 10 £32,500 -27.77% 3
Devon -25 4 - -
Cornwall - 1 £45,000 -
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 281 (57.82%) Linux
2 200 (41.15%) Oracle
3 195 (40.12%) Java
4 185 (38.07%) SQL
5 168 (34.57%) Windows
6 110 (22.63%) Agile Software Development
7 108 (22.22%) Software Engineering
8 105 (21.60%) XML
9 104 (21.40%) Degree
10 98 (20.16%) Finance
11 95 (19.55%) J2EE
12 92 (18.93%) Security Cleared
13 86 (17.70%) HTML
14 84 (17.28%) C++
14 84 (17.28%) Shell Script
15 81 (16.67%) SQL Server
16 77 (15.84%) ITIL
17 75 (15.43%) JavaScript
17 75 (15.43%) Computer Science
18 72 (14.81%) IBM
19 69 (14.20%) Scrum
20 64 (13.17%) VMware
21 60 (12.35%) OO
22 55 (11.32%) WebLogic
22 55 (11.32%) JBoss
22 55 (11.32%) Spring
22 55 (11.32%) WebSphere
22 55 (11.32%) Unit Testing
23 53 (10.91%) Solaris
23 53 (10.91%) Banking

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 55 (11.32%) WebLogic
1 55 (11.32%) JBoss
1 55 (11.32%) WebSphere
2 35 (7.20%) Tomcat
3 27 (5.56%) Apache
4 18 (3.70%) Apache ServiceMix
5 10 (2.06%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (1.65%) IIS
7 7 (1.44%) Joomla!
7 7 (1.44%) SAS
8 6 (1.23%) MS Exchange
9 5 (1.03%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.82%) MQSeries
10 4 (0.82%) Jetty
11 3 (0.62%) CMS
11 3 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.41%) WordPress
12 2 (0.41%) Confluence
12 2 (0.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (2.88%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.23%) MS Office
3 5 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (2.26%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (2.06%) Oracle Applications
2 10 (2.06%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (1.23%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (1.03%) Agresso
5 2 (0.41%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.21%) Summit
6 1 (0.21%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (7.00%) Firewall
2 32 (6.58%) TCP/IP
3 22 (4.53%) SAN
4 20 (4.12%) HTTP
5 18 (3.70%) Internet
6 17 (3.50%) DNS
7 15 (3.09%) LDAP
8 14 (2.88%) LAN
9 13 (2.67%) Ethernet
10 12 (2.47%) WAN
10 12 (2.47%) SSL
11 10 (2.06%) SMTP
11 10 (2.06%) Network Security
11 10 (2.06%) SNMP
12 9 (1.85%) NAS
12 9 (1.85%) FTP
12 9 (1.85%) IPv4
13 8 (1.65%) VPN
13 8 (1.65%) Intrusion Detection
14 7 (1.44%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 51 (10.49%) Relational Database
3 36 (7.41%) MySQL
4 27 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 27 (5.56%) DB2
5 14 (2.88%) Oracle Database
6 13 (2.67%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.62%) Ingres
11 3 (0.62%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.62%) OLAP
11 3 (0.62%) Oracle Discoverer
11 3 (0.62%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 44 (9.05%) JUnit
2 43 (8.85%) Maven
3 40 (8.23%) Jenkins
4 32 (6.58%) Eclipse
5 30 (6.17%) Ant
6 29 (5.97%) Subversion
7 22 (4.53%) Oracle Forms
8 21 (4.32%) Git (software)
9 18 (3.70%) Selenium
9 18 (3.70%) Eclipse RCP
10 12 (2.47%) Cucumber
11 9 (1.85%) JIRA
11 9 (1.85%) TestNG
12 8 (1.65%) Hudson
13 7 (1.44%) SoapUI
13 7 (1.44%) FitNesse
14 6 (1.23%) Mercurial
15 5 (1.03%) WebDriver
15 5 (1.03%) Bugzilla
16 4 (0.82%) LoadRunner
General
1 98 (20.16%) Finance
2 53 (10.91%) Banking
3 26 (5.35%) Telecoms
4 18 (3.70%) French Language
5 12 (2.47%) Aerospace
6 7 (1.44%) Legal
6 7 (1.44%) Advertising
6 7 (1.44%) Retail
7 3 (0.62%) Military
7 3 (0.62%) Back Office
8 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.41%) Automotive
8 2 (0.41%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.41%) Local Government
8 2 (0.41%) International Banking
9 1 (0.21%) Marketing
9 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.21%) Publishing
9 1 (0.21%) Games
Job Titles
1 132 (27.16%) Developer
2 73 (15.02%) Software Engineer
3 60 (12.35%) Java Developer
4 58 (11.93%) Analyst
5 42 (8.64%) Support Engineer
6 40 (8.23%) Applications Support
7 36 (7.41%) Software Developer
8 34 (7.00%) C++ Software Engineer
9 31 (6.38%) UNIX Engineer
10 30 (6.17%) Support Analyst
11 20 (4.12%) Administrator
11 20 (4.12%) Linux Engineer
12 19 (3.91%) Java Software Engineer
13 18 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
14 17 (3.50%) Consultant
15 16 (3.29%) Systems Engineer
15 16 (3.29%) Senior Developer
16 15 (3.09%) Systems Administrator
16 15 (3.09%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
17 14 (2.88%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (21.60%) XML
2 95 (19.55%) J2EE
3 86 (17.70%) HTML
4 55 (11.32%) Spring
5 46 (9.47%) CSS
6 35 (7.20%) JSP
6 35 (7.20%) Web Services
6 35 (7.20%) Hibernate
7 32 (6.58%) GWT
8 28 (5.76%) XSLT
9 21 (4.32%) Servlets
9 21 (4.32%) JMS
10 20 (4.12%) OSGi
11 18 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
12 16 (3.29%) SOAP
13 14 (2.88%) RESTful
14 13 (2.67%) Java EE
15 12 (2.47%) XSD
15 12 (2.47%) .NET
16 9 (1.85%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 75 (15.43%) Computer Science
2 41 (8.44%) Enterprise Software
3 34 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (5.56%) Client/Server
5 24 (4.94%) Mathematics
6 23 (4.73%) N-Tier
7 19 (3.91%) SWIFT
8 18 (3.70%) Inversion of Control
9 14 (2.88%) Mobile App
10 13 (2.67%) Xbox
11 11 (2.26%) Management Information System
12 9 (1.85%) Open Source
13 7 (1.44%) Clustering
14 5 (1.03%) PKI
14 5 (1.03%) Physics
14 5 (1.03%) Mainframe
14 5 (1.03%) IBM Mainframe
15 4 (0.82%) Smartcard
15 4 (0.82%) Data Protection Act
16 3 (0.62%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 281 (57.82%) Linux
2 168 (34.57%) Windows
3 53 (10.91%) Solaris
4 37 (7.61%) AIX
5 20 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (4.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (3.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (2.47%) HPUX
8 11 (2.26%) SUSE
9 7 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (1.23%) Windows 7
11 5 (1.03%) Ubuntu
11 5 (1.03%) Windows 2000
12 4 (0.82%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.82%) Debian
13 3 (0.62%) VMS
13 3 (0.62%) Embedded Linux
13 3 (0.62%) CentOS
14 2 (0.41%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (22.63%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 77 (15.84%) ITIL
4 69 (14.20%) Scrum
5 60 (12.35%) OO
6 55 (11.32%) Unit Testing
7 40 (8.23%) TDD
8 36 (7.41%) UML
9 35 (7.20%) Continuous Integration
10 34 (7.00%) OOP
11 28 (5.76%) Change Management
11 28 (5.76%) Continuous Improvement
12 24 (4.94%) BDD
13 23 (4.73%) Configuration Management
14 22 (4.53%) Problem Management
15 21 (4.32%) Quality Management
15 21 (4.32%) Stakeholder Management
16 20 (4.12%) Service Management
17 19 (3.91%) Business Intelligence
18 18 (3.70%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 195 (40.12%) Java
2 185 (38.07%) SQL
3 84 (17.28%) C++
3 84 (17.28%) Shell Script
4 75 (15.43%) JavaScript
5 49 (10.08%) C#
6 47 (9.67%) Python
7 35 (7.20%) C
8 34 (7.00%) Perl
9 28 (5.76%) PL/SQL
10 26 (5.35%) PowerShell
11 25 (5.14%) PHP
12 24 (4.94%) VB
13 18 (3.70%) VBA
14 17 (3.50%) Delphi
15 16 (3.29%) Bash Shell
16 14 (2.88%) Ruby
17 12 (2.47%) Korn
18 8 (1.65%) VBScript
19 7 (1.44%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 104 (21.40%) Degree
2 92 (18.93%) Security Cleared
3 47 (9.67%) SC Cleared
4 31 (6.38%) DV Cleared
5 28 (5.76%) ISEB
6 11 (2.26%) ISTQB
7 10 (2.06%) Sun Certification
8 9 (1.85%) SCSA
9 8 (1.65%) RHCA
10 7 (1.44%) PhD
11 6 (1.23%) HND
12 5 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (0.82%) APMP
13 4 (0.82%) MCP
14 2 (0.41%) CCNA
14 2 (0.41%) MCSE
14 2 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (0.41%) PMP
14 2 (0.41%) PMI Certification
15 1 (0.21%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (7.20%) QA
2 33 (6.79%) SLA
3 4 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.82%) Basel II
4 3 (0.62%) COBIT
5 2 (0.41%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (9.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (4.94%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.44%) qmail
4 5 (1.03%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.82%) Samba
6 3 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.62%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.41%) NFS
7 2 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.21%) Snort
8 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.21%) RACF
8 1 (0.21%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (2.67%) NetBackup
2 11 (2.26%) Puppet
2 11 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.65%) Tivoli
4 7 (1.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 7 (1.44%) Nagios
4 7 (1.44%) Zenoss
4 7 (1.44%) yum
5 5 (1.03%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.82%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.62%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 3 (0.62%) Data Guard
7 3 (0.62%) ARCserve
7 3 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.41%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.41%) Legato
9 1 (0.21%) Hyperic
9 1 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 200 (41.15%) Oracle
2 72 (14.81%) IBM
3 64 (13.17%) VMware
4 43 (8.85%) Google
5 39 (8.02%) Microsoft
6 23 (4.73%) Red Hat
7 20 (4.12%) Business Objects
7 20 (4.12%) Citrix
8 19 (3.91%) Cisco
8 19 (3.91%) HP
9 18 (3.70%) Sybase
10 13 (2.67%) Sun
10 13 (2.67%) Facebook
11 12 (2.47%) Juniper
11 12 (2.47%) CheckPoint
11 12 (2.47%) NetApp
12 11 (2.26%) Symantec
13 9 (1.85%) F5
14 5 (1.03%) 3PAR
14 5 (1.03%) Crossbeam
South West England
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £33,000 to £37,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum, Benefits pension, healthcare, free parking
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits pension, healthcare, free parking
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum plus bens and pension and gym and he
Posted: 9 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: 9 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Bath
Eden Lea
Salary: £15,000 - £20,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 23 days ago