The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 42 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
-28 0
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 3 23 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 1.73% 16.79% 12.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.77% 50.00% 46.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 16
Average salary £45,000 £57,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% +70.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £26,900 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UNIX
Hertfordshire

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

Operating Systems Category
St Albans
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
52 46 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 30.06% 33.58% 27.75%
Number of salaries quoted 48 36 44
Average salary £41,500 £28,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.61% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

UNIX
Salary Trend in St Albans

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

UNIX Salary Trend in St Albans

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (87.50%) C
2 14 (87.50%) C++
2 14 (87.50%) Java
2 14 (87.50%) Python
2 14 (87.50%) Multithreading
3 13 (81.25%) Software Engineering
3 13 (81.25%) C#
3 13 (81.25%) OO
3 13 (81.25%) Degree
3 13 (81.25%) Computer Science
3 13 (81.25%) Algorithms
4 2 (12.50%) Games
5 1 (6.25%) VMware
5 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
5 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.25%) Data Security
5 1 (6.25%) Advertising
5 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
5 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.25%) VPN
5 1 (6.25%) DNS
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) RHCE
5 1 (6.25%) Sun Certification
5 1 (6.25%) SAN
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.25%) Internet
5 1 (6.25%) Nagios
5 1 (6.25%) Symantec

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the St Albans 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (6.25%) Google App Engine
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Google Compute Engine
1 1 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (6.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.25%) VPN
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
1 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
1 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
General
1 2 (12.50%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Billing
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 12 (75.00%) Software Developer
2 12 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 12 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 12 (75.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 12 (75.00%) Java Software Developer
3 8 (50.00%) Senior Java Software Developer
3 8 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 8 (50.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
3 8 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 8 (50.00%) Senior Software Developer
3 8 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior UNIX Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Senior UNIX Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Senior UNIX Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) UNIX Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) STL
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
1 1 (6.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 13 (81.25%) Computer Science
1 13 (81.25%) Algorithms
2 1 (6.25%) Public Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.25%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (6.25%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) HPUX
2 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Multithreading
2 13 (81.25%) OO
2 13 (81.25%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) Data Security
3 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.25%) Auto-Scaling
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) C
1 14 (87.50%) C++
1 14 (87.50%) Java
1 14 (87.50%) Python
2 13 (81.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) RHCE
2 1 (6.25%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) XenApp
1 1 (6.25%) vSphere
1 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Nagios
1 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle
1 1 (6.25%) Citrix
1 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
1 1 (6.25%) Symantec
1 1 (6.25%) VMware
1 1 (6.25%) Google