The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 41 28 23
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -5
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 47 65 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 5.48% 7.12% 8.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.03% 18.68% 21.50%
Number of salaries quoted 36 61 67
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +30.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,976 £34,000 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
UNIX
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Operating Systems Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
276 348 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 32.21% 38.12% 40.74%
Number of salaries quoted 246 320 299
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing UNIX across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

UNIX
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing UNIX across the Southampton region.

UNIX Salary Trend in Southampton

UNIX
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Southampton

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 60 (78.95%) Linux
2 33 (43.42%) Software Engineering
3 25 (32.89%) Oracle
4 24 (31.58%) SQL
5 23 (30.26%) Python
6 22 (28.95%) Windows
6 22 (28.95%) C++
7 21 (27.63%) Java
7 21 (27.63%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (25.00%) Mathematics
8 19 (25.00%) Computer Science
9 16 (21.05%) PL/SQL
9 16 (21.05%) PhD
9 16 (21.05%) TCP/IP
10 15 (19.74%) Scrum
11 14 (18.42%) Solaris
11 14 (18.42%) Degree
12 13 (17.11%) C#
12 13 (17.11%) Apache
12 13 (17.11%) OO
13 12 (15.79%) Cisco
13 12 (15.79%) F5
14 11 (14.47%) Capacity Planning
14 11 (14.47%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (14.47%) Automated Testing
14 11 (14.47%) Ruby
14 11 (14.47%) Middleware
14 11 (14.47%) VMware
15 10 (13.16%) VMware ESX
15 10 (13.16%) Telnet

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 13 (17.11%) Apache
2 10 (13.16%) nginx
3 4 (5.26%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.95%) IIS
5 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.32%) SugarCRM
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Agresso
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.05%) TCP/IP
2 10 (13.16%) DNS
2 10 (13.16%) SMTP
2 10 (13.16%) FTP
2 10 (13.16%) Telnet
2 10 (13.16%) SSH
3 7 (9.21%) HSRP
3 7 (9.21%) IPsec
3 7 (9.21%) MPLS
3 7 (9.21%) BGP
4 5 (6.58%) Firewall
5 1 (1.32%) SAN
5 1 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.16%) MySQL
2 8 (10.53%) Oracle Database
3 7 (9.21%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.63%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.32%) DB2
7 1 (1.32%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 10 (13.16%) RSpec
1 10 (13.16%) Cucumber
1 10 (13.16%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.89%) Subversion
3 4 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (3.95%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.95%) JUnit
General
1 9 (11.84%) Retail
2 8 (10.53%) Games
3 7 (9.21%) French Language
4 4 (5.26%) Finance
5 2 (2.63%) Advertising
6 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (38.16%) Software Engineer
2 10 (13.16%) Graduate
2 10 (13.16%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 9 (11.84%) Account Manager
3 9 (11.84%) Technical Account Manager
3 9 (11.84%) Technical Manager
4 7 (9.21%) Architect
4 7 (9.21%) Network Architect
5 6 (7.89%) Analyst
5 6 (7.89%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) DBA
6 5 (6.58%) Project Manager
6 5 (6.58%) Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Security Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Senior Security Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Support Technician
7 4 (5.26%) Administrator
7 4 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
8 3 (3.95%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.47%) Middleware
2 8 (10.53%) XML
3 6 (7.89%) HTML
3 6 (7.89%) CSS
4 5 (6.58%) .NET
5 3 (3.95%) JSP
5 3 (3.95%) Java EE
5 3 (3.95%) SWT
5 3 (3.95%) jQuery
5 3 (3.95%) XSLT
5 3 (3.95%) XHTML
6 2 (2.63%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.32%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 19 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 10 (13.16%) Algorithms
3 9 (11.84%) Statistics
3 9 (11.84%) Physics
4 8 (10.53%) Kindle
5 5 (6.58%) User Experience
5 5 (6.58%) Open Source
6 3 (3.95%) W3C
7 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.32%) BBC
8 1 (1.32%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 60 (78.95%) Linux
2 22 (28.95%) Windows
3 14 (18.42%) Solaris
4 7 (9.21%) AIX
5 5 (6.58%) Windows 2000
5 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.95%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (43.42%) Software Engineering
2 21 (27.63%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (19.74%) Scrum
4 13 (17.11%) OO
5 11 (14.47%) Automated Testing
5 11 (14.47%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (14.47%) Capacity Planning
6 10 (13.16%) Load Balancing
6 10 (13.16%) Test Automation
6 10 (13.16%) Data Analysis
6 10 (13.16%) Migration
6 10 (13.16%) Project Management
7 7 (9.21%) BDD
8 6 (7.89%) Pair Programming
9 5 (6.58%) TDD
9 5 (6.58%) ITIL
9 5 (6.58%) User Stories
9 5 (6.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (5.26%) Waterfall
10 4 (5.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (31.58%) SQL
2 23 (30.26%) Python
3 22 (28.95%) C++
4 21 (27.63%) Java
5 16 (21.05%) PL/SQL
6 13 (17.11%) C#
7 11 (14.47%) Ruby
8 10 (13.16%) C
9 4 (5.26%) JavaScript
10 3 (3.95%) PHP
10 3 (3.95%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.32%) Korn
11 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.32%) Bourne shell
11 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (21.05%) PhD
2 14 (18.42%) Degree
3 7 (9.21%) CCIE
3 7 (9.21%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.53%) ISO 9001
2 5 (6.58%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (13.16%) VMware ESX
1 10 (13.16%) Postfix
1 10 (13.16%) Sendmail
1 10 (13.16%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (3.95%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (9.21%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (2.63%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 25 (32.89%) Oracle
2 12 (15.79%) Cisco
2 12 (15.79%) F5
3 11 (14.47%) VMware
4 5 (6.58%) Blue Coat
4 5 (6.58%) Sourcefire
4 5 (6.58%) Crossbeam
4 5 (6.58%) Juniper
4 5 (6.58%) CheckPoint
5 3 (3.95%) NorthgateArinso
5 3 (3.95%) Northgate
6 2 (2.63%) SAP
7 1 (1.32%) Siebel
7 1 (1.32%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.32%) Apple
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