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 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 51 63 49
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 294 246 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.88% 3.97% 4.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.69% 14.63% 17.55%
Number of salaries quoted 230 197 206
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £58,200 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
1874 1681 1385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 31.10% 27.10% 26.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1575 1450 1268
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +12 121 £45,000 +20.00% 23
Gloucestershire +10 87 £36,000 -12.19% 12
Wiltshire -32 27 £37,000 -1.33% 14
Somerset +24 16 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Dorset -14 16 £37,500 -12.28% 3
Devon -5 11 £24,500 - 3
Cornwall -4 7 £38,500 +102.63%
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 322 (55.81%) Linux
2 233 (40.38%) Oracle
3 180 (31.20%) Windows
4 166 (28.77%) Java
5 160 (27.73%) SQL
6 131 (22.70%) Finance
7 119 (20.62%) SQL Server
8 106 (18.37%) Perl
8 106 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
9 103 (17.85%) Python
10 99 (17.16%) Degree
11 89 (15.42%) Security Cleared
12 88 (15.25%) VMware
12 88 (15.25%) Business Intelligence
13 77 (13.34%) Software Engineering
14 76 (13.17%) Computer Science
15 73 (12.65%) Shell Script
16 72 (12.48%) Apache
17 66 (11.44%) Continuous Integration
18 65 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure
18 65 (11.27%) Configuration Management
19 64 (11.09%) Banking
19 64 (11.09%) Jenkins
20 63 (10.92%) DevOps
20 63 (10.92%) J2EE
21 62 (10.75%) Oracle Database
22 61 (10.57%) Git (software)
22 61 (10.57%) C++
23 58 (10.05%) HTML
23 58 (10.05%) SC Cleared

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 72 (12.48%) Apache
2 56 (9.71%) WebLogic
3 39 (6.76%) Tomcat
4 37 (6.41%) JBoss
5 33 (5.72%) WebSphere
5 33 (5.72%) OpenStack
6 27 (4.68%) nginx
7 19 (3.29%) SAS
8 15 (2.60%) Apache ServiceMix
9 8 (1.39%) MQSeries
10 6 (1.04%) GlassFish
11 5 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
11 5 (0.87%) Joomla!
12 3 (0.52%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (0.52%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.35%) NetWeaver
13 2 (0.35%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
13 2 (0.35%) IIS
14 1 (0.17%) Jetty
14 1 (0.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (2.25%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.73%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.04%) MS Office
4 2 (0.35%) MS Project
4 2 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (1.39%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (1.04%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.87%) Oracle Cash Management
3 5 (0.87%) Temenos T24
3 5 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.17%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 38 (6.59%) SaaS
2 36 (6.24%) IaaS
3 35 (6.07%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (4.68%) PaaS
5 10 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.69%) Google App Engine
7 4 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.52%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.35%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.17%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 52 (9.01%) TCP/IP
2 48 (8.32%) LAN
3 43 (7.45%) Firewall
4 39 (6.76%) WAN
5 32 (5.55%) HTTP
6 24 (4.16%) SAN
7 15 (2.60%) BGP
7 15 (2.60%) EIGRP
7 15 (2.60%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (2.43%) MPLS
9 13 (2.25%) Internet
9 13 (2.25%) DNS
10 12 (2.08%) SSL
11 9 (1.56%) IPv4
12 7 (1.21%) Wireshark
12 7 (1.21%) NAS
13 6 (1.04%) VPN
13 6 (1.04%) FTP
13 6 (1.04%) LDAP
14 5 (0.87%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (20.62%) SQL Server
2 62 (10.75%) Oracle Database
3 48 (8.32%) Relational Database
4 47 (8.15%) MySQL
5 41 (7.11%) Oracle BI EE
6 38 (6.59%) Oracle Reports
7 34 (5.89%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 34 (5.89%) Oracle9i Database
7 34 (5.89%) SQL Server 2000
8 33 (5.72%) OLAP
9 32 (5.55%) Data Warehouse
10 25 (4.33%) RDBMS
11 20 (3.47%) Oracle OLAP
12 19 (3.29%) Hadoop
13 15 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
14 12 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 12 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (1.39%) Oracle ODI
16 6 (1.04%) Big Data
16 6 (1.04%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 64 (11.09%) Jenkins
2 61 (10.57%) Git (software)
3 47 (8.15%) Maven
4 32 (5.55%) JUnit
5 29 (5.03%) Eclipse
6 28 (4.85%) Hudson
7 24 (4.16%) Subversion
7 24 (4.16%) Ant
8 21 (3.64%) Oracle Forms
9 15 (2.60%) Eclipse RCP
10 11 (1.91%) Selenium
11 9 (1.56%) JIRA
11 9 (1.56%) Visual Studio
11 9 (1.56%) Cucumber
12 8 (1.39%) TestNG
13 5 (0.87%) WebDriver
13 5 (0.87%) Mercurial
13 5 (0.87%) SpecFlow
13 5 (0.87%) TestDirector
13 5 (0.87%) NUnit
General
1 131 (22.70%) Finance
2 64 (11.09%) Banking
3 31 (5.37%) Telecoms
4 22 (3.81%) Retail
5 18 (3.12%) Legal
6 14 (2.43%) Law
7 13 (2.25%) Military
7 13 (2.25%) French Language
8 11 (1.91%) Back Office
9 9 (1.56%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.21%) Electronics
10 7 (1.21%) Marketing
11 6 (1.04%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.69%) Advertising
13 3 (0.52%) Games
14 2 (0.35%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.35%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.17%) Billing
15 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 132 (22.88%) Developer
2 100 (17.33%) Analyst
3 68 (11.79%) Software Engineer
4 54 (9.36%) Applications Support
5 40 (6.93%) Support Engineer
6 38 (6.59%) Support Analyst
7 37 (6.41%) Linux Engineer
8 35 (6.07%) Administrator
9 33 (5.72%) DevOps Engineer
10 26 (4.51%) Systems Administrator
11 25 (4.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 24 (4.16%) UNIX Engineer
13 23 (3.99%) Consultant
14 22 (3.81%) Applications Support Engineer
15 21 (3.64%) Oracle Developer
16 20 (3.47%) Network Analyst
16 20 (3.47%) Test Analyst
16 20 (3.47%) PHP Developer
16 20 (3.47%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 19 (3.29%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (10.92%) J2EE
2 58 (10.05%) HTML
3 50 (8.67%) XML
4 46 (7.97%) Middleware
5 41 (7.11%) Web Services
6 38 (6.59%) .NET
7 35 (6.07%) REST
8 32 (5.55%) JSP
9 30 (5.20%) Spring
10 29 (5.03%) LAMP
10 29 (5.03%) CSS
11 24 (4.16%) SOAP
12 22 (3.81%) GWT
13 21 (3.64%) JMS
14 17 (2.95%) jQuery
15 16 (2.77%) Oracle Fusion
15 16 (2.77%) WebCenter
15 16 (2.77%) MCollective
15 16 (2.77%) Servlets
16 15 (2.60%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 76 (13.17%) Computer Science
2 57 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (8.32%) Enterprise Software
4 43 (7.45%) Data Centre
5 27 (4.68%) Management Information System
6 22 (3.81%) Client/Server
7 17 (2.95%) SWIFT
8 15 (2.60%) Inversion of Control
8 15 (2.60%) Xbox
8 15 (2.60%) N-Tier
9 14 (2.43%) Statistics
10 11 (1.91%) Clustering
10 11 (1.91%) Mainframe
11 10 (1.73%) Mathematics
11 10 (1.73%) Physics
12 9 (1.56%) Replication
13 8 (1.39%) User Experience
13 8 (1.39%) Digital Media
13 8 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
14 7 (1.21%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 322 (55.81%) Linux
2 180 (31.20%) Windows
3 41 (7.11%) Solaris
4 26 (4.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (3.47%) CentOS
6 15 (2.60%) Ubuntu
7 12 (2.08%) AIX
8 11 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (1.56%) Debian
10 8 (1.39%) SUSE
11 5 (0.87%) HPUX
12 4 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.52%) Android
13 3 (0.52%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.52%) VMS
13 3 (0.52%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.35%) zOS
14 2 (0.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (15.25%) Business Intelligence
3 77 (13.34%) Software Engineering
4 66 (11.44%) Continuous Integration
5 65 (11.27%) Configuration Management
6 63 (10.92%) DevOps
7 49 (8.49%) ITIL
8 44 (7.63%) ETL
8 44 (7.63%) Scrum
9 36 (6.24%) Data Modelling
9 36 (6.24%) Mentoring
10 33 (5.72%) Service Delivery
11 32 (5.55%) OO
12 31 (5.37%) UML
13 30 (5.20%) Web Development
13 30 (5.20%) Unit Testing
14 29 (5.03%) Open Source
15 28 (4.85%) Root Cause Analysis
16 24 (4.16%) Capacity Planning
17 23 (3.99%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 166 (28.77%) Java
2 160 (27.73%) SQL
3 106 (18.37%) Perl
4 103 (17.85%) Python
5 73 (12.65%) Shell Script
6 61 (10.57%) C++
7 57 (9.88%) Bash Shell
8 53 (9.19%) C
9 52 (9.01%) PL/SQL
10 51 (8.84%) PHP
11 42 (7.28%) Ruby
12 36 (6.24%) JavaScript
13 27 (4.68%) C#
14 22 (3.81%) PowerShell
15 16 (2.77%) Korn
15 16 (2.77%) Jython
16 11 (1.91%) Clojure
16 11 (1.91%) VBA
17 10 (1.73%) Groovy
18 8 (1.39%) Scala
Qualifications
1 99 (17.16%) Degree
2 89 (15.42%) Security Cleared
3 58 (10.05%) SC Cleared
4 41 (7.11%) CCNA
4 41 (7.11%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (4.85%) DV Cleared
6 11 (1.91%) ISEB
7 8 (1.39%) Sun Certification
8 7 (1.21%) SCSA
8 7 (1.21%) CISSP
9 6 (1.04%) RHCA
10 5 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.69%) MCP
11 4 (0.69%) HND
12 3 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.52%) GIAC
12 3 (0.52%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.35%) BC Cleared
13 2 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 1 (0.17%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.89%) SLA
2 31 (5.37%) QA
3 8 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (1.39%) Basel II
4 7 (1.21%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.21%) WCAG
5 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 65 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (2.95%) Active Directory
3 16 (2.77%) VirtualBox
3 16 (2.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 12 (2.08%) Samba
5 9 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (1.21%) Snort
7 6 (1.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 5 (0.87%) Firmware
8 5 (0.87%) Docker
9 4 (0.69%) KVM
9 4 (0.69%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.52%) vSphere
11 2 (0.35%) Gluster
11 2 (0.35%) Squid
11 2 (0.35%) Xen
11 2 (0.35%) NFS
11 2 (0.35%) RHEV
11 2 (0.35%) oVirt
11 2 (0.35%) GFS2
Systems Management
1 58 (10.05%) Puppet
2 45 (7.80%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (5.89%) Nagios
4 30 (5.20%) Ansible
5 25 (4.33%) Salt
6 21 (3.64%) Vagrant
7 16 (2.77%) Oracle Identity Management
8 11 (1.91%) Tivoli
9 9 (1.56%) Backup Exec
10 8 (1.39%) Hyperic
11 6 (1.04%) NetBackup
11 6 (1.04%) Opsview
12 5 (0.87%) ZABBIX
12 5 (0.87%) HP Operations Orchestration
12 5 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (0.69%) Oracle RMAN
13 4 (0.69%) SCCM
13 4 (0.69%) SCOM
14 3 (0.52%) Data Guard
15 2 (0.35%) SELinux
Vendors
1 233 (40.38%) Oracle
2 88 (15.25%) VMware
3 51 (8.84%) Microsoft
4 41 (7.11%) Google
5 40 (6.93%) IBM
6 38 (6.59%) Informatica
7 32 (5.55%) Business Objects
8 30 (5.20%) HP
9 23 (3.99%) Red Hat
10 19 (3.29%) Sybase
10 19 (3.29%) Cisco
11 16 (2.77%) Juniper
11 16 (2.77%) Symantec
12 15 (2.60%) Citrix
12 15 (2.60%) Facebook
13 14 (2.43%) NetApp
14 11 (1.91%) Nokia
14 11 (1.91%) CheckPoint
14 11 (1.91%) webMethods
14 11 (1.91%) Sun
Bristol, Somerset
Emponics Limited
Salary: health,pen, etc
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
People Source Consulting Ltd
Salary: excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £25-30,000 + Great Bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £31000.00 per annum + HOLIDAY AND PENSION
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £41000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £25-41,000 + Great Bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: Market related
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum plus bens and pension and gym and he
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bens and pension and gym and he
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £26000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
JPS Selection
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago