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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 44 50 40
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 332 283 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.56% 4.69% 5.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.94% 16.82% 19.04%
Number of salaries quoted 249 218 238
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 £27,300 £27,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.00%
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
1753 1683 1434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 29.33% 27.89% 28.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1504 1441 1250
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 £21,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +3 126 £45,000 +12.50% 12
Gloucestershire +8 92 £41,000 +9.33% 15
Wiltshire -31 43 £40,000 - 7
Somerset +25 35 £42,500 -5.55% 11
Dorset +9 25 £51,000 +34.21%
Cornwall -7 4 £38,500 -14.44%
Devon - 4 £24,000 - 2
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 358 (59.87%) Linux
2 224 (37.46%) Oracle
3 222 (37.12%) Java
4 190 (31.77%) SQL
5 178 (29.77%) Windows
6 146 (24.41%) Agile Software Development
7 142 (23.75%) Finance
8 125 (20.90%) Degree
9 117 (19.57%) SQL Server
10 116 (19.40%) Python
11 109 (18.23%) Perl
11 109 (18.23%) Software Engineering
12 98 (16.39%) VMware
13 95 (15.89%) Security Cleared
14 88 (14.72%) J2EE
15 85 (14.21%) C++
16 83 (13.88%) Computer Science
17 82 (13.71%) Banking
18 81 (13.55%) Business Intelligence
18 81 (13.55%) Git (software)
19 80 (13.38%) Telecoms
20 79 (13.21%) XML
21 78 (13.04%) Apache
22 76 (12.71%) Configuration Management
23 74 (12.37%) C
23 74 (12.37%) Continuous Integration
24 73 (12.21%) VMware Infrastructure
25 71 (11.87%) Web Services
26 67 (11.20%) UML
27 66 (11.04%) Scrum

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 78 (13.04%) Apache
2 56 (9.36%) WebLogic
3 43 (7.19%) JBoss
4 42 (7.02%) WebSphere
5 38 (6.35%) Tomcat
6 33 (5.52%) OpenStack
7 19 (3.18%) nginx
8 16 (2.68%) Apache ServiceMix
8 16 (2.68%) SAS
9 12 (2.01%) SharePoint
10 7 (1.17%) MQSeries
10 7 (1.17%) GlassFish
11 4 (0.67%) IIS
11 4 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.67%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (0.50%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.50%) Mule
13 2 (0.33%) NetWeaver
13 2 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 16 (2.68%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.67%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (1.51%) Fredhopper
3 5 (0.84%) Oracle Cash Management
3 5 (0.84%) Temenos T24
4 3 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.50%) Oracle Utilities
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.17%) Maximo
6 1 (0.17%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.17%) Magento
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 57 (9.53%) SaaS
2 52 (8.70%) IaaS
3 42 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
4 39 (6.52%) PaaS
5 20 (3.34%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (1.51%) Google App Engine
6 9 (1.51%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.17%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 60 (10.03%) TCP/IP
2 47 (7.86%) LAN
3 35 (5.85%) WAN
4 31 (5.18%) Firewall
5 24 (4.01%) Cisco ASA
6 22 (3.68%) HTTP
6 22 (3.68%) SAN
7 17 (2.84%) MPLS
7 17 (2.84%) BGP
7 17 (2.84%) EIGRP
8 12 (2.01%) Network Security
9 11 (1.84%) LDAP
10 10 (1.67%) DNS
11 9 (1.51%) Wireless
12 8 (1.34%) FTP
13 7 (1.17%) PSTN
13 7 (1.17%) Internet
13 7 (1.17%) SSL
13 7 (1.17%) NAS
13 7 (1.17%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 56 (9.36%) Relational Database
3 52 (8.70%) Oracle Database
4 41 (6.86%) MySQL
4 41 (6.86%) RDBMS
5 39 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
6 29 (4.85%) Oracle Database 11g
7 26 (4.35%) Hadoop
8 21 (3.51%) BusinessObjects
9 19 (3.18%) Oracle BI EE
9 19 (3.18%) Big Data
10 14 (2.34%) Oracle9i Database
11 13 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
11 13 (2.17%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 13 (2.17%) OLAP
11 13 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
11 13 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
13 10 (1.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 81 (13.55%) Git (software)
2 62 (10.37%) Maven
2 62 (10.37%) Jenkins
3 38 (6.35%) Ant
4 32 (5.35%) JUnit
4 32 (5.35%) Hudson
5 28 (4.68%) Eclipse
6 18 (3.01%) Subversion
6 18 (3.01%) Gradle
7 17 (2.84%) Eclipse RCP
8 11 (1.84%) JIRA
9 10 (1.67%) Selenium
9 10 (1.67%) Artifactory
10 9 (1.51%) Visual Studio
11 8 (1.34%) Metasploit
12 6 (1.00%) TestNG
12 6 (1.00%) NetBeans
13 5 (0.84%) TestDirector
13 5 (0.84%) FitNesse
13 5 (0.84%) Mercurial
General
1 142 (23.75%) Finance
2 82 (13.71%) Banking
3 80 (13.38%) Telecoms
4 29 (4.85%) Retail
5 20 (3.34%) Manufacturing
6 17 (2.84%) Electronics
6 17 (2.84%) Law
7 16 (2.68%) Legal
7 16 (2.68%) Marketing
8 9 (1.51%) French Language
8 9 (1.51%) Back Office
9 7 (1.17%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.00%) General Ledger
11 5 (0.84%) Games
12 3 (0.50%) Military
12 3 (0.50%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.33%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.17%) Local Government
14 1 (0.17%) Advertising
14 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 133 (22.24%) Developer
2 113 (18.90%) Analyst
3 93 (15.55%) Software Engineer
4 60 (10.03%) Applications Support
5 38 (6.35%) Support Engineer
6 37 (6.19%) Test Analyst
7 32 (5.35%) Support Analyst
8 30 (5.02%) Applications Support Engineer
9 29 (4.85%) Senior Software Engineer
10 28 (4.68%) DevOps Engineer
11 27 (4.52%) Administrator
12 25 (4.18%) Java Developer
13 23 (3.85%) Architect
13 23 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 22 (3.68%) Software Developer
14 22 (3.68%) Linux Engineer
15 21 (3.51%) Applications Support Analyst
16 20 (3.34%) PHP Developer
16 20 (3.34%) Cloud Engineer
17 19 (3.18%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (14.72%) J2EE
2 79 (13.21%) XML
3 71 (11.87%) Web Services
4 56 (9.36%) HTML
5 47 (7.86%) .NET
6 46 (7.69%) Middleware
7 34 (5.69%) REST
8 33 (5.52%) CSS
9 31 (5.18%) Spring
10 30 (5.02%) JMS
11 27 (4.52%) LAMP
11 27 (4.52%) JSP
12 26 (4.35%) GWT
13 25 (4.18%) SOAP
14 21 (3.51%) Hibernate
15 20 (3.34%) jQuery
16 19 (3.18%) Oracle Fusion
16 19 (3.18%) Servlets
17 18 (3.01%) XSLT
18 16 (2.68%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 83 (13.88%) Computer Science
2 53 (8.86%) Data Centre
3 50 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (7.36%) Digital Media
5 41 (6.86%) Enterprise Software
6 23 (3.85%) Mathematics
7 22 (3.68%) Client/Server
7 22 (3.68%) SWIFT
8 20 (3.34%) Mainframe
9 18 (3.01%) Statistics
10 16 (2.68%) N-Tier
10 16 (2.68%) Management Information System
10 16 (2.68%) Replication
10 16 (2.68%) Physics
10 16 (2.68%) Inversion of Control
11 14 (2.34%) User Experience
12 13 (2.17%) DTV
12 13 (2.17%) Visualisation
13 9 (1.51%) Clustering
14 8 (1.34%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 358 (59.87%) Linux
2 178 (29.77%) Windows
3 28 (4.68%) Solaris
4 10 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (1.51%) Ubuntu
5 9 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.17%) AIX
7 6 (1.00%) CentOS
8 4 (0.67%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.33%) zOS
9 2 (0.33%) SUSE
9 2 (0.33%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.33%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.33%) Android
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.17%) HPUX
10 1 (0.17%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (24.41%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (18.23%) Software Engineering
3 81 (13.55%) Business Intelligence
4 76 (12.71%) Configuration Management
5 74 (12.37%) Continuous Integration
6 67 (11.20%) UML
7 66 (11.04%) Scrum
8 61 (10.20%) DevOps
9 46 (7.69%) ITIL
9 46 (7.69%) Unit Testing
10 40 (6.69%) Service Delivery
11 35 (5.85%) SOA
11 35 (5.85%) Open Source
12 34 (5.69%) SDLC
13 33 (5.52%) Root Cause Analysis
13 33 (5.52%) Performance Tuning
14 31 (5.18%) TDD
15 30 (5.02%) Problem Management
16 29 (4.85%) OO
16 29 (4.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 222 (37.12%) Java
2 190 (31.77%) SQL
3 116 (19.40%) Python
4 109 (18.23%) Perl
5 85 (14.21%) C++
6 74 (12.37%) C
7 61 (10.20%) Shell Script
8 56 (9.36%) PL/SQL
9 49 (8.19%) Bash Shell
9 49 (8.19%) JavaScript
10 45 (7.53%) C#
11 40 (6.69%) PHP
12 33 (5.52%) Ruby
13 20 (3.34%) Clojure
14 19 (3.18%) Jython
15 13 (2.17%) PowerShell
16 12 (2.01%) Scala
16 12 (2.01%) Korn
16 12 (2.01%) VBA
17 10 (1.67%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 125 (20.90%) Degree
2 95 (15.89%) Security Cleared
3 53 (8.86%) SC Cleared
4 44 (7.36%) Cisco Certification
5 37 (6.19%) CCNA
5 37 (6.19%) DV Cleared
6 13 (2.17%) ISEB
7 9 (1.51%) GIAC
8 7 (1.17%) GCFA
8 7 (1.17%) EnCE
8 7 (1.17%) CEH
8 7 (1.17%) CCNP
8 7 (1.17%) GPEN
9 6 (1.00%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.67%) HND
11 3 (0.50%) CCIE
11 3 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.33%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.52%) SLA
2 25 (4.18%) QA
3 8 (1.34%) WCAG
4 6 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (1.00%) Basel II
5 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 73 (12.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (2.68%) VirtualBox
2 16 (2.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 16 (2.68%) Docker
3 13 (2.17%) Xen
3 13 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
4 10 (1.67%) Active Directory
5 7 (1.17%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 5 (0.84%) Firmware
8 4 (0.67%) Samba
8 4 (0.67%) Snort
9 3 (0.50%) KVM
10 2 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.33%) Varnish
11 1 (0.17%) PowerHA
11 1 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.17%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.17%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.17%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 57 (9.53%) Puppet
2 41 (6.86%) Opscode Chef
3 40 (6.69%) Nagios
4 28 (4.68%) Ansible
5 23 (3.85%) Vagrant
6 19 (3.18%) Salt
7 16 (2.68%) Oracle Identity Management
8 12 (2.01%) Tivoli
9 9 (1.51%) Backup Exec
9 9 (1.51%) Oracle RMAN
10 7 (1.17%) Cisco UCCX
10 7 (1.17%) Cisco CUCM
10 7 (1.17%) ZABBIX
10 7 (1.17%) Cisco UCCE
10 7 (1.17%) CA Spectrum
11 6 (1.00%) Hyperic
11 6 (1.00%) Opsview
11 6 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (1.00%) Control-M
12 5 (0.84%) SCOM
Vendors
1 224 (37.46%) Oracle
2 98 (16.39%) VMware
3 54 (9.03%) Microsoft
4 37 (6.19%) Sybase
4 37 (6.19%) Google
5 36 (6.02%) IBM
6 28 (4.68%) Cisco
7 25 (4.18%) Juniper
8 22 (3.68%) SAP
9 21 (3.51%) Red Hat
10 18 (3.01%) HP
11 17 (2.84%) Informatica
12 14 (2.34%) NetApp
12 14 (2.34%) BEA
13 13 (2.17%) Citrix
13 13 (2.17%) ATG
14 12 (2.01%) Nokia
14 12 (2.01%) CheckPoint
15 10 (1.67%) ServiceNow
16 9 (1.51%) WorldPay
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + car allowance, bonus, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £31000.00 per annum + HOLIDAY AND PENSION
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £37000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits and shift allowance
Posted: 4 days ago