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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 9 18 4
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 86 44 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 14.83% 11.73% 29.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.57% 35.48% 64.61%
Number of salaries quoted 56 26 69
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £40,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
202 124 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 34.83% 33.07% 46.11%
Number of salaries quoted 138 85 120
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £47,500
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 24 October 2014.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Watford

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 112 (68.71%) Linux
2 111 (68.10%) Finance
3 106 (65.03%) SQL
4 101 (61.96%) Oracle
5 89 (54.60%) Java
6 69 (42.33%) J2EE
7 68 (41.72%) Windows
8 63 (38.65%) AIX
9 62 (38.04%) Solaris
9 62 (38.04%) WebSphere
10 60 (36.81%) E-Commerce
10 60 (36.81%) Retail
11 57 (34.97%) IBM
12 54 (33.13%) DB2
13 53 (32.52%) Tomcat
14 52 (31.90%) WebSphere Application Server
15 49 (30.06%) Manufacturing
16 48 (29.45%) Perl
17 46 (28.22%) HTTP
18 45 (27.61%) Shell Script
19 43 (26.38%) Degree
20 42 (25.77%) JDBC
21 40 (24.54%) IIS
22 38 (23.31%) IBM HTTP Server
22 38 (23.31%) Relational Database
23 37 (22.70%) MQSeries
24 36 (22.09%) HTML
25 35 (21.47%) Middleware
25 35 (21.47%) Microsoft
26 34 (20.86%) Bash Shell

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 62 (38.04%) WebSphere
2 53 (32.52%) Tomcat
3 52 (31.90%) WebSphere Application Server
4 40 (24.54%) IIS
5 38 (23.31%) IBM HTTP Server
6 37 (22.70%) MQSeries
7 12 (7.36%) Tuxedo
8 11 (6.75%) Apache
9 10 (6.13%) JBoss
10 8 (4.91%) Adobe CQ
11 7 (4.29%) WebLogic
12 5 (3.07%) MS Exchange
13 4 (2.45%) iPlanet
13 4 (2.45%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (2.45%) GlassFish
14 3 (1.84%) Apache Solr
14 3 (1.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 2 (1.23%) WebLogic Portal
15 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
16 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (18.40%) MS Office
2 8 (4.91%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.68%) Tridion
2 1 (0.61%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 46 (28.22%) HTTP
2 32 (19.63%) FTP
3 21 (12.88%) Internet
4 11 (6.75%) SAN
5 9 (5.52%) VPN
6 5 (3.07%) LDAP
7 4 (2.45%) LAN
7 4 (2.45%) WAN
7 4 (2.45%) DNS
7 4 (2.45%) SSL
7 4 (2.45%) NAS
8 3 (1.84%) VPLS
8 3 (1.84%) MPLS
8 3 (1.84%) OSPF
8 3 (1.84%) BGP
8 3 (1.84%) Firewall
8 3 (1.84%) Wireless
8 3 (1.84%) SNMP
8 3 (1.84%) VoIP
9 2 (1.23%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (33.13%) DB2
2 38 (23.31%) Relational Database
3 31 (19.02%) RDBMS
4 12 (7.36%) MySQL
5 6 (3.68%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.07%) SQL Server
6 5 (3.07%) Informix
7 4 (2.45%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.23%) NonStop SQL
8 2 (1.23%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.23%) OLTP
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.61%) Sybase ASE
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.61%) DbVisualizer
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 18 (11.04%) Subversion
2 17 (10.43%) JUnit
2 17 (10.43%) Eclipse
3 15 (9.20%) Rational Application Developer
4 13 (7.98%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 10 (6.13%) Log4j
5 10 (6.13%) Ant
6 8 (4.91%) Selenium
7 6 (3.68%) QuickTest Pro
8 5 (3.07%) Maven
9 2 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.61%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.61%) PowerBuilder
10 1 (0.61%) InstallShield
10 1 (0.61%) JMeter
10 1 (0.61%) Fiddler
10 1 (0.61%) Rational Performance Tester
10 1 (0.61%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.61%) Cucumber
General
1 111 (68.10%) Finance
2 60 (36.81%) Retail
3 49 (30.06%) Manufacturing
4 32 (19.63%) Banking
5 3 (1.84%) Games
6 2 (1.23%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 58 (35.58%) Analyst
2 36 (22.09%) Developer
3 32 (19.63%) Support Analyst
4 26 (15.95%) Operations Analyst
4 26 (15.95%) Operations Support Analyst
5 18 (11.04%) Consultant
6 17 (10.43%) Java Developer
6 17 (10.43%) C++ Developer
7 14 (8.59%) Administrator
7 14 (8.59%) Architect
8 13 (7.98%) Test Engineer
9 12 (7.36%) Test Analyst
9 12 (7.36%) Applications Support
9 12 (7.36%) Programmer
10 11 (6.75%) Software Developer
11 10 (6.13%) C++ Software Developer
12 9 (5.52%) Support Consultant
13 8 (4.91%) Systems Architect
13 8 (4.91%) Junior
13 8 (4.91%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (42.33%) J2EE
2 42 (25.77%) JDBC
3 36 (22.09%) HTML
4 35 (21.47%) Middleware
5 31 (19.02%) XML
6 22 (13.50%) JSP
7 20 (12.27%) CSS
8 18 (11.04%) Servlets
9 17 (10.43%) JMS
9 17 (10.43%) Struts
10 14 (8.59%) EJB
11 13 (7.98%) XHTML
11 13 (7.98%) JSTL
12 10 (6.13%) XMLBeans
12 10 (6.13%) Ajax
12 10 (6.13%) XSLT
13 9 (5.52%) SOAP
13 9 (5.52%) REST
14 6 (3.68%) Web Services
15 4 (2.45%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 33 (20.25%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (11.04%) Computer Science
3 11 (6.75%) Management Information System
4 10 (6.13%) Web 2.0
5 6 (3.68%) Open Source
6 5 (3.07%) EFT
6 5 (3.07%) e-Health
7 2 (1.23%) PKI
7 2 (1.23%) AS400
7 2 (1.23%) Tandem
8 1 (0.61%) Online Games
8 1 (0.61%) Replication
8 1 (0.61%) Clustering
8 1 (0.61%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 112 (68.71%) Linux
2 68 (41.72%) Windows
3 63 (38.65%) AIX
4 62 (38.04%) Solaris
5 29 (17.79%) HPUX
6 4 (2.45%) Windows 2000
6 4 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (36.81%) E-Commerce
2 31 (19.02%) ITIL
3 25 (15.34%) Problem Management
4 21 (12.88%) Content Management
5 20 (12.27%) Software Engineering
6 17 (10.43%) Software Testing
7 15 (9.20%) MVC
8 14 (8.59%) UML
9 13 (7.98%) RAD
10 10 (6.13%) OO
10 10 (6.13%) Test Scripting
10 10 (6.13%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (5.52%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (4.91%) Validation
12 8 (4.91%) Capacity Planning
13 7 (4.29%) Data Validation
13 7 (4.29%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (4.29%) Web Development
13 7 (4.29%) Quality Management
14 6 (3.68%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 106 (65.03%) SQL
2 89 (54.60%) Java
3 48 (29.45%) Perl
4 45 (27.61%) Shell Script
5 34 (20.86%) Bash Shell
6 28 (17.18%) C++
7 27 (16.56%) JavaScript
8 26 (15.95%) C
9 10 (6.13%) XPath
10 6 (3.68%) Python
11 5 (3.07%) VB
12 4 (2.45%) Jython
13 3 (1.84%) Ruby
13 3 (1.84%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.23%) AWK
14 2 (1.23%) Korn
14 2 (1.23%) VBA
14 2 (1.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 43 (26.38%) Degree
2 11 (6.75%) Sun Certification
2 11 (6.75%) ISTQB
3 5 (3.07%) ISEB
3 5 (3.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.84%) CCNP
4 3 (1.84%) PMP
4 3 (1.84%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.61%) OCA
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.52%) QA
2 3 (1.84%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.07%) Samba
2 5 (3.07%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.45%) VMware ESX
3 4 (2.45%) Terminal Server
3 4 (2.45%) Veritas File System
4 2 (1.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (1.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (1.23%) ACF2
4 2 (1.23%) RACF
5 1 (0.61%) Firmware
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.61%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 8 (4.91%) Tivoli
2 5 (3.07%) Puppet
2 5 (3.07%) CA Spectrum
3 4 (2.45%) BMC Performance Manager
4 3 (1.84%) ZABBIX
4 3 (1.84%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.84%) CA Wily
5 2 (1.23%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (1.23%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 2 (1.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.61%) Ansible
6 1 (0.61%) OpenView
6 1 (0.61%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 101 (61.96%) Oracle
2 57 (34.97%) IBM
3 35 (21.47%) Microsoft
4 20 (12.27%) Sun
5 16 (9.82%) HP
6 14 (8.59%) VMware
7 11 (6.75%) Cisco
8 10 (6.13%) Interwoven
9 9 (5.52%) Red Hat
9 9 (5.52%) Citrix
10 6 (3.68%) ATG
10 6 (3.68%) Blue Martini
10 6 (3.68%) Elastic Path
11 5 (3.07%) Veritas
11 5 (3.07%) NetQoS
11 5 (3.07%) NetIQ
11 5 (3.07%) BMC
11 5 (3.07%) CA
12 4 (2.45%) CheckPoint
12 4 (2.45%) hybris
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefts
Posted: 22 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £35-40,000 + Good Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £40-45,000 + 10% Bonus
Posted: 25 days ago