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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 37 52 26
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -26
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 46 34 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 6.47% 3.93% 9.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 9.69% 20.30%
Number of salaries quoted 46 28 79
Average salary £45,000 £39,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.92% +11.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £29,250 £29,201
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £85,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,596 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.98% -
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
276 351 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 38.82% 40.53% 44.64%
Number of salaries quoted 241 317 394
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 29 July 2015.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Southampton

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 93 (79.49%) Linux
2 68 (58.12%) Java
3 67 (57.26%) Software Engineering
4 57 (48.72%) SQL
5 43 (36.75%) Oracle
5 43 (36.75%) Degree
6 41 (35.04%) Windows
7 39 (33.33%) PL/SQL
7 39 (33.33%) Spring
8 38 (32.48%) Project Management
9 34 (29.06%) .NET
10 33 (28.21%) XML
10 33 (28.21%) SQL Server
11 30 (25.64%) MS Excel
12 29 (24.79%) Active Directory
12 29 (24.79%) C++
13 27 (23.08%) Microsoft
13 27 (23.08%) SAN
13 27 (23.08%) Eclipse
13 27 (23.08%) Service Management
13 27 (23.08%) Service Delivery
13 27 (23.08%) Computer Science
13 27 (23.08%) NAS
14 26 (22.22%) Identity Management
14 26 (22.22%) HTML
14 26 (22.22%) Tomcat
15 25 (21.37%) Python
16 24 (20.51%) Web Services
17 23 (19.66%) Agile Software Development
18 22 (18.80%) JavaScript

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 26 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 13 (11.11%) NetWeaver
3 2 (1.71%) JBoss
4 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (25.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (23.08%) SAN
1 27 (23.08%) NAS
2 19 (16.24%) Broadband
3 6 (5.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.85%) LDAP
4 1 (0.85%) Network Security
4 1 (0.85%) LAN
4 1 (0.85%) WAN
4 1 (0.85%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 17 (14.53%) Relational Database
3 9 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 6 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (5.13%) RDBMS
4 6 (5.13%) SQLPlus
5 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.71%) MySQL
7 1 (0.85%) DB2
7 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (23.08%) Eclipse
2 7 (5.98%) Subversion
2 7 (5.98%) Cucumber
2 7 (5.98%) JUnit
2 7 (5.98%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.42%) Gradle
3 4 (3.42%) Maven
3 4 (3.42%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.85%) Log4j
General
1 17 (14.53%) Finance
2 15 (12.82%) Retail
3 6 (5.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (36.75%) Developer
2 39 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 34 (29.06%) Graduate
4 25 (21.37%) Technical Designer
4 25 (21.37%) Infrastructure Designer
4 25 (21.37%) Designer
5 23 (19.66%) Software Engineer
6 20 (17.09%) Graduate Java Developer
6 20 (17.09%) Graduate Developer
7 12 (10.26%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 9 (7.69%) DBA
8 9 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
8 9 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
9 6 (5.13%) Oracle Applications DBA
9 6 (5.13%) Support Engineer
9 6 (5.13%) Administrator
9 6 (5.13%) Applications Specialist
10 5 (4.27%) Junior
10 5 (4.27%) Junior Developer
10 5 (4.27%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (33.33%) Spring
2 34 (29.06%) .NET
3 33 (28.21%) XML
4 26 (22.22%) HTML
5 24 (20.51%) Web Services
6 19 (16.24%) Ajax
7 9 (7.69%) FIX Protocol
8 6 (5.13%) Middleware
8 6 (5.13%) Hibernate
8 6 (5.13%) CSS
9 5 (4.27%) SOAP
9 5 (4.27%) COM
10 4 (3.42%) JPA
10 4 (3.42%) RESTful
11 3 (2.56%) SWT
12 2 (1.71%) Java EE
13 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
13 1 (0.85%) J2EE
13 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET
13 1 (0.85%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 21 (17.95%) Mathematics
3 20 (17.09%) Algorithms
4 19 (16.24%) Client/Server
5 11 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (7.69%) Statistics
6 9 (7.69%) Physics
7 6 (5.13%) Management Information System
7 6 (5.13%) Replication
7 6 (5.13%) Clustering
7 6 (5.13%) Data Structures
8 5 (4.27%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 93 (79.49%) Linux
2 41 (35.04%) Windows
3 9 (7.69%) Solaris
4 3 (2.56%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.71%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.71%) Android
5 2 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.71%) AIX
6 1 (0.85%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (57.26%) Software Engineering
2 38 (32.48%) Project Management
3 27 (23.08%) Service Management
3 27 (23.08%) Service Delivery
4 26 (22.22%) Identity Management
5 23 (19.66%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (17.09%) TDD
6 20 (17.09%) BDD
7 19 (16.24%) ITIL
8 14 (11.97%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (11.97%) High Availability
9 12 (10.26%) Unit Testing
9 12 (10.26%) Data Analysis
9 12 (10.26%) Test Automation
10 11 (9.40%) E-Commerce
11 9 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (5.13%) Data Architecture
12 6 (5.13%) Database Tuning
12 6 (5.13%) Technical Architecture
12 6 (5.13%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (58.12%) Java
2 57 (48.72%) SQL
3 39 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 29 (24.79%) C++
5 25 (21.37%) Python
6 22 (18.80%) JavaScript
7 21 (17.95%) PHP
8 17 (14.53%) C
9 11 (9.40%) Perl
10 9 (7.69%) Shell Script
11 5 (4.27%) Ruby
11 5 (4.27%) C#
12 4 (3.42%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 43 (36.75%) Degree
2 12 (10.26%) PhD
3 2 (1.71%) RHCE
3 2 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.85%) MCITP
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.85%) RHCSA
4 1 (0.85%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.84%) SLA
2 6 (5.13%) QA
2 6 (5.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 29 (24.79%) Active Directory
2 17 (14.53%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (0.85%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (5.13%) Oracle RMAN
1 6 (5.13%) Data Guard
1 6 (5.13%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (1.71%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.85%) Puppet
3 1 (0.85%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 43 (36.75%) Oracle
2 27 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.13%) Sun
3 6 (5.13%) HP
3 6 (5.13%) EMC
3 6 (5.13%) CommVault
3 6 (5.13%) NetApp
4 3 (2.56%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.71%) ATG
6 1 (0.85%) VMware
6 1 (0.85%) IBM