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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 59 61 40
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -21
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 251 244 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.40% 4.11% 5.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.42% 15.74% 19.16%
Number of salaries quoted 210 202 234
Average salary £39,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,950 £27,500 £28,080
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.25%
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
1741 1550 1435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.55% 26.13% 27.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1469 1357 1293
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 2 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 2 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 +3 97 £42,500 +21.42% 20
Gloucestershire +14 82 £36,000 -15.29% 5
Wiltshire -27 21 £37,250 +6.42% 4
Devon -7 14 £24,500 -12.50%
Somerset +22 12 £39,000 -13.33% 1
Dorset -23 10 £43,750 +2.94% 3
Cornwall - 4 £38,500 -
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 284 (53.69%) Linux
2 207 (39.13%) Oracle
3 160 (30.25%) Windows
4 150 (28.36%) Java
5 140 (26.47%) SQL
6 116 (21.93%) Finance
7 105 (19.85%) SQL Server
8 91 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
9 88 (16.64%) Security Cleared
10 86 (16.26%) Python
11 83 (15.69%) Perl
12 80 (15.12%) Degree
13 71 (13.42%) Shell Script
14 68 (12.85%) Business Intelligence
15 66 (12.48%) Software Engineering
16 65 (12.29%) VMware
17 61 (11.53%) J2EE
18 60 (11.34%) HTML
19 58 (10.96%) C++
19 58 (10.96%) Computer Science
19 58 (10.96%) SC Cleared
19 58 (10.96%) Jenkins
20 55 (10.40%) Oracle Database
21 52 (9.83%) Analytical Skills
21 52 (9.83%) Apache
22 51 (9.64%) PHP
22 51 (9.64%) Banking
23 50 (9.45%) VMware Infrastructure
23 50 (9.45%) Git (software)
24 49 (9.26%) Bash Shell

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 52 (9.83%) Apache
2 47 (8.88%) WebLogic
3 38 (7.18%) JBoss
4 32 (6.05%) Tomcat
5 31 (5.86%) WebSphere
6 28 (5.29%) OpenStack
7 22 (4.16%) nginx
8 14 (2.65%) SAS
9 13 (2.46%) Apache ServiceMix
10 6 (1.13%) Joomla!
10 6 (1.13%) Jetty
11 5 (0.95%) MQSeries
11 5 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
11 5 (0.95%) GlassFish
12 4 (0.76%) Office Communications Server
12 4 (0.76%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.38%) NetWeaver
13 2 (0.38%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
14 1 (0.19%) IIS
14 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (2.08%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.51%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.13%) MS Office
4 2 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
1 11 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
2 10 (1.89%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.38%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.19%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
5 1 (0.19%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (3.59%) SaaS
3 17 (3.21%) IaaS
4 16 (3.02%) PaaS
5 7 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.76%) Google App Engine
7 4 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.57%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.38%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.19%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 41 (7.75%) Firewall
2 37 (6.99%) TCP/IP
3 36 (6.81%) LAN
4 32 (6.05%) WAN
4 32 (6.05%) HTTP
5 21 (3.97%) SAN
6 16 (3.02%) Internet
7 13 (2.46%) DNS
8 11 (2.08%) IPv4
9 10 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (1.89%) BGP
9 10 (1.89%) EIGRP
10 9 (1.70%) MPLS
10 9 (1.70%) SSL
11 7 (1.32%) Wireshark
12 4 (0.76%) WebEx
12 4 (0.76%) VLAN
12 4 (0.76%) LDAP
13 3 (0.57%) IPv6
13 3 (0.57%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (19.85%) SQL Server
2 55 (10.40%) Oracle Database
3 39 (7.37%) Oracle Reports
3 39 (7.37%) MySQL
4 38 (7.18%) Relational Database
5 34 (6.43%) SQL Server 2000
6 33 (6.24%) OLAP
6 33 (6.24%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 33 (6.24%) Oracle9i Database
6 33 (6.24%) Oracle BI EE
7 25 (4.73%) Data Warehouse
8 22 (4.16%) Oracle OLAP
9 17 (3.21%) RDBMS
10 13 (2.46%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (2.08%) Hadoop
12 9 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (1.32%) Oracle ODI
15 6 (1.13%) Oracle OWB
16 5 (0.95%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 58 (10.96%) Jenkins
2 50 (9.45%) Git (software)
3 41 (7.75%) Maven
4 35 (6.62%) JUnit
5 33 (6.24%) Eclipse
6 27 (5.10%) Hudson
6 27 (5.10%) Ant
7 26 (4.91%) Oracle Forms
8 23 (4.35%) Subversion
9 14 (2.65%) Selenium
10 13 (2.46%) JIRA
10 13 (2.46%) Eclipse RCP
11 12 (2.27%) Cucumber
12 8 (1.51%) WebDriver
12 8 (1.51%) TestNG
12 8 (1.51%) SpecFlow
12 8 (1.51%) NUnit
13 6 (1.13%) Mercurial
13 6 (1.13%) Bugzilla
14 4 (0.76%) JBehave
General
1 116 (21.93%) Finance
2 51 (9.64%) Banking
3 22 (4.16%) Telecoms
4 19 (3.59%) Retail
5 17 (3.21%) Legal
6 14 (2.65%) Military
7 13 (2.46%) French Language
8 10 (1.89%) Back Office
9 7 (1.32%) Law
10 6 (1.13%) Marketing
10 6 (1.13%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.13%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.95%) Electronics
12 4 (0.76%) Advertising
13 2 (0.38%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.19%) Billing
14 1 (0.19%) Games
Job Titles
1 135 (25.52%) Developer
2 94 (17.77%) Analyst
3 58 (10.96%) Software Engineer
4 52 (9.83%) Applications Support
5 40 (7.56%) Support Analyst
6 35 (6.62%) Support Engineer
7 34 (6.43%) Linux Engineer
8 32 (6.05%) Administrator
9 27 (5.10%) DevOps Engineer
10 26 (4.91%) UNIX Engineer
11 24 (4.54%) Consultant
12 23 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
13 22 (4.16%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 22 (4.16%) Systems Administrator
14 20 (3.78%) Junior
14 20 (3.78%) PHP Developer
15 19 (3.59%) Applications Support Engineer
15 19 (3.59%) Software Developer
16 17 (3.21%) Test Analyst
16 17 (3.21%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (11.53%) J2EE
2 60 (11.34%) HTML
3 41 (7.75%) XML
4 33 (6.24%) Spring
5 32 (6.05%) Middleware
6 31 (5.86%) Web Services
6 31 (5.86%) CSS
6 31 (5.86%) .NET
7 30 (5.67%) JSP
8 25 (4.73%) REST
9 24 (4.54%) LAMP
10 22 (4.16%) SOAP
10 22 (4.16%) GWT
11 18 (3.40%) JMS
12 17 (3.21%) jQuery
13 14 (2.65%) HTML5
14 13 (2.46%) Servlets
14 13 (2.46%) XSLT
14 13 (2.46%) WebSphere MQ
14 13 (2.46%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 58 (10.96%) Computer Science
2 52 (9.83%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (8.32%) Enterprise Software
4 31 (5.86%) Data Centre
5 23 (4.35%) Management Information System
6 21 (3.97%) Xbox
7 19 (3.59%) Client/Server
8 14 (2.65%) SWIFT
9 13 (2.46%) N-Tier
9 13 (2.46%) Inversion of Control
10 10 (1.89%) Clustering
11 9 (1.70%) Mathematics
11 9 (1.70%) Physics
11 9 (1.70%) Statistics
12 8 (1.51%) User Experience
12 8 (1.51%) Replication
12 8 (1.51%) Mainframe
13 7 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
13 7 (1.32%) Graphic Design
14 5 (0.95%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 284 (53.69%) Linux
2 160 (30.25%) Windows
3 44 (8.32%) Solaris
4 28 (5.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (3.59%) CentOS
6 14 (2.65%) AIX
7 13 (2.46%) SUSE
8 11 (2.08%) Ubuntu
9 10 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (1.70%) HPUX
11 8 (1.51%) Debian
12 5 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.57%) VMS
13 3 (0.57%) Android
13 3 (0.57%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.38%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.38%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.38%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (12.85%) Business Intelligence
3 66 (12.48%) Software Engineering
4 47 (8.88%) Configuration Management
5 46 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
5 46 (8.70%) ITIL
6 45 (8.51%) DevOps
7 42 (7.94%) ETL
8 37 (6.99%) Scrum
9 34 (6.43%) Data Modelling
10 29 (5.48%) Mentoring
11 27 (5.10%) Unit Testing
11 27 (5.10%) Web Development
11 27 (5.10%) TDD
12 22 (4.16%) Service Delivery
12 22 (4.16%) OO
13 20 (3.78%) Service Management
13 20 (3.78%) UML
14 19 (3.59%) Information Security
14 19 (3.59%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 150 (28.36%) Java
2 140 (26.47%) SQL
3 86 (16.26%) Python
4 83 (15.69%) Perl
5 71 (13.42%) Shell Script
6 58 (10.96%) C++
7 51 (9.64%) PHP
8 49 (9.26%) Bash Shell
8 49 (9.26%) PL/SQL
9 44 (8.32%) JavaScript
10 41 (7.75%) C
11 37 (6.99%) Ruby
12 27 (5.10%) C#
13 21 (3.97%) PowerShell
14 15 (2.84%) Korn
15 11 (2.08%) Groovy
16 9 (1.70%) Clojure
17 8 (1.51%) Jython
18 7 (1.32%) VBA
19 6 (1.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 88 (16.64%) Security Cleared
2 80 (15.12%) Degree
3 58 (10.96%) SC Cleared
4 31 (5.86%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (5.86%) CCNA
5 30 (5.67%) DV Cleared
6 13 (2.46%) Sun Certification
7 12 (2.27%) SCSA
8 10 (1.89%) RHCA
8 10 (1.89%) ISEB
9 7 (1.32%) CISSP
10 6 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.76%) MCP
12 3 (0.57%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.38%) RHCSA
13 2 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.38%) GIAC
13 2 (0.38%) PhD
13 2 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.43%) SLA
2 27 (5.10%) QA
3 7 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (1.32%) Basel II
3 7 (1.32%) WCAG
4 6 (1.13%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 50 (9.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (3.02%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.70%) Samba
4 8 (1.51%) VirtualBox
4 8 (1.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 7 (1.32%) Snort
6 6 (1.13%) Firmware
7 5 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.95%) Docker
8 3 (0.57%) KVM
8 3 (0.57%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (0.57%) vSphere
9 2 (0.38%) Gluster
9 2 (0.38%) oVirt
9 2 (0.38%) GFS2
9 2 (0.38%) RHEV
9 2 (0.38%) Xen
9 2 (0.38%) Squid
9 2 (0.38%) NFS
Systems Management
1 41 (7.75%) Puppet
2 33 (6.24%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (4.91%) Nagios
4 23 (4.35%) Ansible
5 20 (3.78%) Salt
6 11 (2.08%) Vagrant
7 10 (1.89%) Tivoli
8 8 (1.51%) Oracle Identity Management
8 8 (1.51%) NetBackup
8 8 (1.51%) Backup Exec
9 6 (1.13%) Hyperic
10 5 (0.95%) Opsview
10 5 (0.95%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 4 (0.76%) SCCM
11 4 (0.76%) SCOM
12 3 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
12 3 (0.57%) ZABBIX
13 2 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
13 2 (0.38%) Data Guard
13 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 207 (39.13%) Oracle
2 65 (12.29%) VMware
3 47 (8.88%) Google
4 45 (8.51%) Microsoft
5 41 (7.75%) IBM
6 36 (6.81%) Informatica
7 31 (5.86%) HP
8 30 (5.67%) Business Objects
9 26 (4.91%) Red Hat
10 21 (3.97%) Facebook
11 18 (3.40%) Symantec
12 15 (2.84%) Citrix
12 15 (2.84%) Cisco
13 14 (2.65%) Sun
14 13 (2.46%) Sybase
15 12 (2.27%) Juniper
16 11 (2.08%) webMethods
17 10 (1.89%) CheckPoint
18 9 (1.70%) Nokia
19 7 (1.32%) NetApp
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive plus salary
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 11 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £35-55,000 + excellent package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Emponics Limited
Salary: health,pen, etc
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Computer People
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Computer People
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
LV=
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + + Bonus + Shift Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £60,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago