The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 10 12 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 87 66 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 16.08% 17.37% 36.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.44% 48.18% 69.74%
Number of salaries quoted 57 46 71
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -1.23%
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 Watford region.

Operating Systems Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
205 137 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 37.89% 36.05% 52.70%
Number of salaries quoted 137 98 112
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

UNIX
Salary Trend in Watford

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

UNIX Salary Trend in Watford

UNIX
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX across the Watford region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Watford

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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.

1 133 (72.68%) Linux
1 133 (72.68%) Finance
2 127 (69.40%) Oracle
3 117 (63.93%) SQL
4 96 (52.46%) Java
5 81 (44.26%) AIX
6 72 (39.34%) J2EE
7 68 (37.16%) WebSphere
8 65 (35.52%) Degree
8 65 (35.52%) Windows
9 63 (34.43%) Solaris
10 60 (32.79%) Retail
11 59 (32.24%) E-Commerce
11 59 (32.24%) IBM
12 58 (31.69%) Tomcat
13 57 (31.15%) WebSphere Application Server
14 56 (30.60%) DB2
15 55 (30.05%) Shell Script
15 55 (30.05%) Analytical Skills
16 53 (28.96%) Perl
16 53 (28.96%) Manufacturing
17 48 (26.23%) JDBC
18 47 (25.68%) Relational Database
19 46 (25.14%) HTTP
19 46 (25.14%) Banking
20 45 (24.59%) IIS
21 43 (23.50%) IBM HTTP Server
22 42 (22.95%) HTML
22 42 (22.95%) RDBMS
23 41 (22.40%) MQSeries

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 68 (37.16%) WebSphere
2 58 (31.69%) Tomcat
3 57 (31.15%) WebSphere Application Server
4 45 (24.59%) IIS
5 43 (23.50%) IBM HTTP Server
6 41 (22.40%) MQSeries
7 13 (7.10%) Tuxedo
8 6 (3.28%) Apache
8 6 (3.28%) WebLogic
9 5 (2.73%) MS Exchange
9 5 (2.73%) Adobe CQ
10 3 (1.64%) GlassFish
10 3 (1.64%) iPlanet
11 2 (1.09%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (1.09%) Liferay
11 2 (1.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 36 (19.67%) MS Office
2 2 (1.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.09%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.55%) MS Project
3 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.28%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 46 (25.14%) HTTP
2 33 (18.03%) FTP
3 20 (10.93%) Internet
4 9 (4.92%) SAN
5 5 (2.73%) VPN
5 5 (2.73%) LDAP
5 5 (2.73%) ATM
6 4 (2.19%) NAS
7 3 (1.64%) MPLS
7 3 (1.64%) OSPF
7 3 (1.64%) BGP
7 3 (1.64%) Firewall
7 3 (1.64%) Wireless
7 3 (1.64%) VPLS
7 3 (1.64%) VoIP
7 3 (1.64%) DNS
7 3 (1.64%) SSL
8 2 (1.09%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.55%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (30.60%) DB2
2 47 (25.68%) Relational Database
3 42 (22.95%) RDBMS
4 20 (10.93%) Informix
5 9 (4.92%) MySQL
6 8 (4.37%) Oracle Database
7 7 (3.83%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (2.73%) Data Mining
9 4 (2.19%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (2.19%) Oracle9i Database
9 4 (2.19%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.09%) NonStop SQL
10 2 (1.09%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 25 (13.66%) Eclipse
2 20 (10.93%) JUnit
3 15 (8.20%) Subversion
3 15 (8.20%) Rational Application Developer
4 13 (7.10%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 12 (6.56%) Selenium
6 10 (5.46%) QuickTest Pro
7 8 (4.37%) Ant
7 8 (4.37%) Log4j
7 8 (4.37%) Maven
8 5 (2.73%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (1.09%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.09%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.09%) JMeter
9 2 (1.09%) Fiddler
9 2 (1.09%) Rational Performance Tester
9 2 (1.09%) Hudson
9 2 (1.09%) Facilita Forecast
10 1 (0.55%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.55%) InstallShield
General
1 133 (72.68%) Finance
2 60 (32.79%) Retail
3 53 (28.96%) Manufacturing
4 46 (25.14%) Banking
5 2 (1.09%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.09%) Games
6 1 (0.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 69 (37.70%) Analyst
2 45 (24.59%) Developer
3 32 (17.49%) Support Analyst
3 32 (17.49%) Operations Analyst
3 32 (17.49%) Operations Support Analyst
4 31 (16.94%) Programmer
5 22 (12.02%) Java Developer
6 19 (10.38%) C++ Developer
7 18 (9.84%) Consultant
8 16 (8.74%) Architect
9 15 (8.20%) Test Engineer
10 14 (7.65%) Test Analyst
11 13 (7.10%) Junior
11 13 (7.10%) Analyst Programmer
11 13 (7.10%) Junior Analyst
11 13 (7.10%) Junior Support Analyst
12 12 (6.56%) Administrator
12 12 (6.56%) Software Developer
13 11 (6.01%) C++ Software Developer
14 10 (5.46%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (39.34%) J2EE
2 48 (26.23%) JDBC
3 42 (22.95%) HTML
4 37 (20.22%) XML
4 37 (20.22%) Middleware
5 29 (15.85%) JSP
6 23 (12.57%) CSS
7 20 (10.93%) Struts
8 16 (8.74%) Servlets
9 15 (8.20%) JMS
10 14 (7.65%) EJB
11 13 (7.10%) XHTML
11 13 (7.10%) Web Services
11 13 (7.10%) Hibernate
11 13 (7.10%) JSTL
11 13 (7.10%) Spring
12 8 (4.37%) XMLBeans
12 8 (4.37%) Ajax
12 8 (4.37%) XSLT
13 6 (3.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 55 (30.05%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (16.94%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.92%) EFT
3 9 (4.92%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.37%) Web 2.0
5 6 (3.28%) Open Source
6 3 (1.64%) e-Health
7 2 (1.09%) PKI
7 2 (1.09%) EMV
7 2 (1.09%) AS400
7 2 (1.09%) Tandem
8 1 (0.55%) Firmware
8 1 (0.55%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 133 (72.68%) Linux
2 81 (44.26%) AIX
3 65 (35.52%) Windows
4 63 (34.43%) Solaris
5 36 (19.67%) HPUX
6 4 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.64%) Windows 2000
7 3 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.55%) CentOS
8 1 (0.55%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (32.24%) E-Commerce
2 32 (17.49%) ITIL
3 26 (14.21%) Software Engineering
4 22 (12.02%) Problem Management
5 20 (10.93%) Software Testing
6 18 (9.84%) Content Management
7 17 (9.29%) Test Scripting
8 15 (8.20%) MVC
9 14 (7.65%) UML
10 13 (7.10%) OO
10 13 (7.10%) RAD
11 10 (5.46%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (5.46%) Automation Testing
12 8 (4.37%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (4.37%) Validation
13 7 (3.83%) Migration
13 7 (3.83%) TDD
13 7 (3.83%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (3.83%) Web Development
13 7 (3.83%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 117 (63.93%) SQL
2 96 (52.46%) Java
3 55 (30.05%) Shell Script
4 53 (28.96%) Perl
5 38 (20.77%) C
6 35 (19.13%) Bash Shell
7 34 (18.58%) JavaScript
8 33 (18.03%) C++
9 11 (6.01%) Python
10 8 (4.37%) XPath
11 3 (1.64%) Jython
11 3 (1.64%) VB
12 2 (1.09%) PHP
12 2 (1.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 65 (35.52%) Degree
2 13 (7.10%) ISTQB
3 9 (4.92%) Sun Certification
4 3 (1.64%) CCNP
4 3 (1.64%) ISEB
4 3 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.55%) OCA
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.55%) PMP
5 1 (0.55%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.55%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.20%) QA
System Software
1 7 (3.83%) Oracle RAC
1 7 (3.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.28%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.19%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (2.19%) Veritas File System
4 3 (1.64%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.09%) RACF
5 2 (1.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (1.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (1.09%) ACF2
6 1 (0.55%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 1 (0.55%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.55%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (3.28%) Tivoli
2 5 (2.73%) Puppet
3 3 (1.64%) BMC Performance Manager
3 3 (1.64%) ZABBIX
3 3 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.64%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (1.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (1.09%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (1.09%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.55%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.55%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.55%) Ansible
5 1 (0.55%) OpenView
Vendors
1 127 (69.40%) Oracle
2 59 (32.24%) IBM
3 35 (19.13%) Microsoft
4 20 (10.93%) HP
5 15 (8.20%) JBoss
6 14 (7.65%) VMware
7 13 (7.10%) Sun
8 8 (4.37%) Interwoven
8 8 (4.37%) Red Hat
9 7 (3.83%) Cisco
10 6 (3.28%) ATG
10 6 (3.28%) Blue Martini
10 6 (3.28%) Elastic Path
11 5 (2.73%) Perforce
11 5 (2.73%) Veritas
11 5 (2.73%) Sybase
12 4 (2.19%) Dell
12 4 (2.19%) BMC
12 4 (2.19%) NetIQ
12 4 (2.19%) hybris
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Market Rates
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