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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 13 11 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 75 72 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 14.40% 19.51% 34.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.06% 52.55% 67.54%
Number of salaries quoted 45 46 55
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,600 £55,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
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 Watford region.

Operating Systems Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
192 137 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 36.85% 37.13% 51.21%
Number of salaries quoted 129 94 99
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,900 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 20 August 2014.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Watford

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 129 (74.57%) Finance
2 127 (73.41%) Linux
3 122 (70.52%) Oracle
4 110 (63.58%) SQL
5 90 (52.02%) Java
6 79 (45.66%) AIX
7 72 (41.62%) Degree
8 63 (36.42%) J2EE
9 59 (34.10%) WebSphere
10 57 (32.95%) Windows
10 57 (32.95%) Solaris
11 54 (31.21%) Shell Script
12 53 (30.64%) Perl
12 53 (30.64%) Banking
13 52 (30.06%) Tomcat
14 51 (29.48%) IBM
15 50 (28.90%) WebSphere Application Server
16 49 (28.32%) DB2
17 48 (27.75%) Retail
18 47 (27.17%) E-Commerce
18 47 (27.17%) Relational Database
19 45 (26.01%) JDBC
19 45 (26.01%) Manufacturing
20 43 (24.86%) RDBMS
21 42 (24.28%) IIS
22 41 (23.70%) C
22 41 (23.70%) HTTP
23 40 (23.12%) IBM HTTP Server
24 38 (21.97%) MQSeries
25 37 (21.39%) XML

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 59 (34.10%) WebSphere
2 52 (30.06%) Tomcat
3 50 (28.90%) WebSphere Application Server
4 42 (24.28%) IIS
5 40 (23.12%) IBM HTTP Server
6 38 (21.97%) MQSeries
7 12 (6.94%) Tuxedo
8 6 (3.47%) Apache
8 6 (3.47%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.73%) iPlanet
9 3 (1.73%) GlassFish
9 3 (1.73%) Liferay
10 2 (1.16%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.16%) MS Exchange
10 2 (1.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 35 (20.23%) MS Office
2 3 (1.73%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.58%) MS Project
4 1 (0.58%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.47%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 41 (23.70%) HTTP
2 32 (18.50%) FTP
3 14 (8.09%) Internet
4 8 (4.62%) SAN
5 5 (2.89%) LDAP
5 5 (2.89%) ATM
6 4 (2.31%) NAS
7 3 (1.73%) DNS
7 3 (1.73%) SSL
8 2 (1.16%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.16%) VPN
9 1 (0.58%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (28.32%) DB2
2 47 (27.17%) Relational Database
3 43 (24.86%) RDBMS
4 30 (17.34%) Informix
5 8 (4.62%) Oracle Database
6 7 (4.05%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (2.89%) Data Mining
8 4 (2.31%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (2.31%) MySQL
8 4 (2.31%) Oracle9i Database
8 4 (2.31%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.16%) NonStop SQL
9 2 (1.16%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 25 (14.45%) Eclipse
2 17 (9.83%) JUnit
3 16 (9.25%) Selenium
4 14 (8.09%) QuickTest Pro
5 11 (6.36%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 11 (6.36%) Subversion
6 9 (5.20%) Maven
6 9 (5.20%) Rational Application Developer
7 6 (3.47%) Log4j
7 6 (3.47%) Ant
8 5 (2.89%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (1.16%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.16%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.16%) JMeter
9 2 (1.16%) Fiddler
9 2 (1.16%) Rational Performance Tester
9 2 (1.16%) Hudson
9 2 (1.16%) Facilita Forecast
10 1 (0.58%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.58%) InstallShield
General
1 129 (74.57%) Finance
2 53 (30.64%) Banking
3 48 (27.75%) Retail
4 45 (26.01%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.58%) Games
6 1 (0.58%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 70 (40.46%) Analyst
2 41 (23.70%) Developer
3 40 (23.12%) Programmer
4 31 (17.92%) Support Analyst
4 31 (17.92%) Operations Analyst
4 31 (17.92%) Operations Support Analyst
5 21 (12.14%) Java Developer
6 18 (10.40%) Test Engineer
7 17 (9.83%) Analyst Programmer
8 16 (9.25%) C++ Developer
8 16 (9.25%) Consultant
9 15 (8.67%) Junior
9 15 (8.67%) Junior Analyst
9 15 (8.67%) Junior Support Analyst
10 14 (8.09%) Test Analyst
11 12 (6.94%) Architect
12 11 (6.36%) Software Developer
12 11 (6.36%) Administrator
13 10 (5.78%) C++ Software Developer
14 9 (5.20%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (36.42%) J2EE
2 45 (26.01%) JDBC
3 37 (21.39%) HTML
3 37 (21.39%) XML
4 35 (20.23%) Middleware
5 27 (15.61%) JSP
6 19 (10.98%) Struts
7 16 (9.25%) Web Services
7 16 (9.25%) CSS
8 15 (8.67%) Spring
8 15 (8.67%) Hibernate
9 11 (6.36%) XHTML
9 11 (6.36%) JMS
9 11 (6.36%) JSTL
10 10 (5.78%) Servlets
10 10 (5.78%) EJB
11 6 (3.47%) XSLT
11 6 (3.47%) XMLBeans
11 6 (3.47%) Ajax
12 3 (1.73%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 35 (20.23%) Computer Science
2 11 (6.36%) EFT
3 6 (3.47%) Web 2.0
3 6 (3.47%) Open Source
4 5 (2.89%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.16%) AS400
5 2 (1.16%) Tandem
5 2 (1.16%) e-Health
5 2 (1.16%) PKI
5 2 (1.16%) EMV
6 1 (0.58%) Firmware
6 1 (0.58%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 127 (73.41%) Linux
2 79 (45.66%) AIX
3 57 (32.95%) Windows
3 57 (32.95%) Solaris
4 35 (20.23%) HPUX
5 4 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.73%) Windows 2000
6 3 (1.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.58%) CentOS
7 1 (0.58%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (27.17%) E-Commerce
2 26 (15.03%) ITIL
2 26 (15.03%) Software Engineering
3 22 (12.72%) Software Testing
4 21 (12.14%) Test Scripting
5 19 (10.98%) Problem Management
6 16 (9.25%) OO
7 14 (8.09%) Automation Testing
8 11 (6.36%) RAD
8 11 (6.36%) TDD
8 11 (6.36%) Content Management
9 10 (5.78%) UML
10 9 (5.20%) MVC
10 9 (5.20%) Validation
11 8 (4.62%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (4.62%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (4.05%) Test Strategy
12 7 (4.05%) Migration
12 7 (4.05%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (3.47%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 110 (63.58%) SQL
2 90 (52.02%) Java
3 54 (31.21%) Shell Script
4 53 (30.64%) Perl
5 41 (23.70%) C
6 31 (17.92%) C++
7 30 (17.34%) JavaScript
7 30 (17.34%) Bash Shell
8 14 (8.09%) Python
9 6 (3.47%) XPath
10 3 (1.73%) Jython
11 2 (1.16%) Ruby
11 2 (1.16%) PHP
11 2 (1.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 72 (41.62%) Degree
2 14 (8.09%) ISTQB
3 5 (2.89%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.58%) MBA
4 1 (0.58%) OCA
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.98%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.05%) Oracle RAC
1 7 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.31%) Veritas File System
2 4 (2.31%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (1.73%) VMware ESX
3 3 (1.73%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.16%) RACF
4 2 (1.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (1.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (1.16%) ACF2
5 1 (0.58%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (0.58%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.58%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (3.47%) Tivoli
2 5 (2.89%) Puppet
3 3 (1.73%) BMC Performance Manager
3 3 (1.73%) ZABBIX
4 2 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.16%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (1.16%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 2 (1.16%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (1.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.58%) Ansible
5 1 (0.58%) OpenView
5 1 (0.58%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.58%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 122 (70.52%) Oracle
2 51 (29.48%) IBM
3 33 (19.08%) Microsoft
4 19 (10.98%) HP
5 14 (8.09%) JBoss
6 10 (5.78%) VMware
7 9 (5.20%) Perforce
8 8 (4.62%) Red Hat
8 8 (4.62%) Sun
9 6 (3.47%) Interwoven
9 6 (3.47%) ATG
9 6 (3.47%) Blue Martini
9 6 (3.47%) Elastic Path
10 5 (2.89%) Veritas
10 5 (2.89%) Sybase
11 4 (2.31%) Dell
11 4 (2.31%) BMC
11 4 (2.31%) NetIQ
12 3 (1.73%) Symantec
12 3 (1.73%) Hitachi
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