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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 38 29 21
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 54 56 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 5.68% 6.17% 10.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.18% 18.92% 29.29%
Number of salaries quoted 44 55 81
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,425 £33,163 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
297 296 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 31.23% 32.64% 36.80%
Number of salaries quoted 242 267 271
Average salary £33,000 £33,163 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.49% -11.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 27 March 2015.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Southampton

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 85 (85.00%) Linux
2 51 (51.00%) Software Engineering
3 41 (41.00%) SQL
4 40 (40.00%) Java
5 36 (36.00%) Oracle
5 36 (36.00%) Python
6 29 (29.00%) PL/SQL
7 28 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (27.00%) Windows
9 26 (26.00%) C++
10 24 (24.00%) Project Management
11 23 (23.00%) Mathematics
12 21 (21.00%) Computer Science
13 19 (19.00%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (18.00%) Algorithms
15 17 (17.00%) C#
15 17 (17.00%) PhD
16 16 (16.00%) TCP/IP
16 16 (16.00%) C
16 16 (16.00%) OO
16 16 (16.00%) Migration
16 16 (16.00%) Jenkins
16 16 (16.00%) Test Automation
16 16 (16.00%) Cucumber
16 16 (16.00%) Capacity Planning
16 16 (16.00%) Ruby
16 16 (16.00%) Automated Testing
16 16 (16.00%) Degree
16 16 (16.00%) Data Analysis
17 15 (15.00%) BDD

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (13.00%) Apache
2 12 (12.00%) Tomcat
3 10 (10.00%) nginx
4 4 (4.00%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.00%) IIS
6 2 (2.00%) NetWeaver
6 2 (2.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (7.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.00%) Agresso
3 2 (2.00%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (10.00%) DNS
2 10 (10.00%) SMTP
2 10 (10.00%) FTP
2 10 (10.00%) Telnet
2 10 (10.00%) SSH
3 8 (8.00%) NAS
3 8 (8.00%) SAN
4 5 (5.00%) Broadband
4 5 (5.00%) Firewall
5 2 (2.00%) IPsec
5 2 (2.00%) MPLS
5 2 (2.00%) BGP
5 2 (2.00%) HSRP
6 1 (1.00%) Network Security
6 1 (1.00%) LAN
6 1 (1.00%) WAN
6 1 (1.00%) Internet
6 1 (1.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.00%) Oracle Database
3 11 (11.00%) MySQL
4 9 (9.00%) Relational Database
5 8 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (6.00%) RDBMS
6 6 (6.00%) SQLPlus
7 4 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (3.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (2.00%) DB2
9 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (2.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 16 (16.00%) Cucumber
1 16 (16.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (11.00%) Eclipse
3 10 (10.00%) RSpec
4 9 (9.00%) Subversion
5 6 (6.00%) JUnit
6 3 (3.00%) Gradle
6 3 (3.00%) Maven
6 3 (3.00%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (9.00%) Finance
2 8 (8.00%) Games
3 6 (6.00%) Retail
3 6 (6.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.00%) Advertising
4 2 (2.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 33 (33.00%) Software Engineer
2 21 (21.00%) Graduate
3 18 (18.00%) Developer
4 16 (16.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 12 (12.00%) Java Developer
6 9 (9.00%) Technical Account Manager
6 9 (9.00%) DBA
6 9 (9.00%) Account Manager
6 9 (9.00%) Technical Manager
7 8 (8.00%) Technical Designer
7 8 (8.00%) Designer
7 8 (8.00%) Infrastructure Designer
7 8 (8.00%) Oracle DBA
8 6 (6.00%) C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (6.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 6 (6.00%) Support Technician
8 6 (6.00%) Applications Specialist
9 5 (5.00%) Graduate Java Developer
9 5 (5.00%) Security Engineer
9 5 (5.00%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.00%) XML
2 12 (12.00%) Spring
2 12 (12.00%) HTML
2 12 (12.00%) .NET
3 11 (11.00%) Middleware
4 8 (8.00%) Web Services
5 6 (6.00%) CSS
6 5 (5.00%) Ajax
7 4 (4.00%) Java EE
7 4 (4.00%) Hibernate
8 3 (3.00%) XSLT
8 3 (3.00%) XHTML
8 3 (3.00%) SWT
8 3 (3.00%) JSP
8 3 (3.00%) SOAP
8 3 (3.00%) COM
8 3 (3.00%) jQuery
8 3 (3.00%) JPA
8 3 (3.00%) RESTful
9 1 (1.00%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.00%) Mathematics
2 21 (21.00%) Computer Science
3 18 (18.00%) Algorithms
4 10 (10.00%) Open Source
4 10 (10.00%) Kindle
5 7 (7.00%) Statistics
5 7 (7.00%) Physics
6 6 (6.00%) Replication
6 6 (6.00%) Clustering
6 6 (6.00%) Management Information System
6 6 (6.00%) Data Structures
7 5 (5.00%) Client/Server
8 3 (3.00%) W3C
9 2 (2.00%) User Experience
9 2 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (1.00%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 85 (85.00%) Linux
2 27 (27.00%) Windows
3 12 (12.00%) Solaris
4 5 (5.00%) Windows 2000
4 5 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.00%) Mac OS
6 2 (2.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (51.00%) Software Engineering
2 28 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (24.00%) Project Management
4 19 (19.00%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (16.00%) Data Analysis
5 16 (16.00%) Automated Testing
5 16 (16.00%) Test Automation
5 16 (16.00%) Capacity Planning
5 16 (16.00%) OO
5 16 (16.00%) Migration
6 15 (15.00%) Scrum
6 15 (15.00%) BDD
7 13 (13.00%) TDD
8 10 (10.00%) Load Balancing
9 9 (9.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (9.00%) Service Management
9 9 (9.00%) Service Delivery
10 8 (8.00%) ITIL
10 8 (8.00%) Identity Management
10 8 (8.00%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 41 (41.00%) SQL
2 40 (40.00%) Java
3 36 (36.00%) Python
4 29 (29.00%) PL/SQL
5 26 (26.00%) C++
6 17 (17.00%) C#
7 16 (16.00%) C
7 16 (16.00%) Ruby
8 8 (8.00%) JavaScript
8 8 (8.00%) PHP
9 7 (7.00%) Shell Script
10 6 (6.00%) Perl
11 3 (3.00%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.00%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.00%) Bourne shell
13 1 (1.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 17 (17.00%) PhD
2 16 (16.00%) Degree
3 2 (2.00%) CCIE
3 2 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.00%) RHCE
4 1 (1.00%) MCITP
4 1 (1.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.00%) ISO 9001
1 11 (11.00%) SLA
2 6 (6.00%) QA
System Software
1 10 (10.00%) VMware ESX
1 10 (10.00%) Postfix
1 10 (10.00%) Sendmail
1 10 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
2 9 (9.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 6 (6.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 6 (6.00%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 36 (36.00%) Oracle
2 10 (10.00%) VMware
3 8 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.00%) Cisco
4 7 (7.00%) F5
5 6 (6.00%) Sun
5 6 (6.00%) HP
5 6 (6.00%) EMC
5 6 (6.00%) CommVault
5 6 (6.00%) NetApp
6 5 (5.00%) CheckPoint
6 5 (5.00%) Crossbeam
6 5 (5.00%) Blue Coat
6 5 (5.00%) Sourcefire
6 5 (5.00%) Juniper
7 3 (3.00%) Northgate
7 3 (3.00%) NorthgateArinso
8 1 (1.00%) IBM
8 1 (1.00%) SAP
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