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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 20 11 14
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 58 99 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 11.15% 18.13% 17.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.05% 46.05% 43.21%
Number of salaries quoted 37 69 40
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -12.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £65,000
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 Watford region.

Operating Systems Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
193 215 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 37.12% 39.38% 39.71%
Number of salaries quoted 148 177 127
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 1 April 2015.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Watford

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 (72.26%) Linux
2 100 (64.52%) Java
3 95 (61.29%) SQL
4 81 (52.26%) Finance
5 71 (45.81%) J2EE
6 58 (37.42%) Windows
6 58 (37.42%) WebSphere
7 57 (36.77%) Oracle
8 56 (36.13%) IBM
8 56 (36.13%) Retail
9 55 (35.48%) E-Commerce
10 53 (34.19%) Degree
11 51 (32.90%) Solaris
12 49 (31.61%) JavaScript
12 49 (31.61%) DB2
13 46 (29.68%) XML
14 42 (27.10%) C++
15 40 (25.81%) Tomcat
16 39 (25.16%) AIX
16 39 (25.16%) HTTP
17 37 (23.87%) Banking
18 36 (23.23%) HTML
18 36 (23.23%) MQSeries
19 35 (22.58%) C
20 34 (21.94%) Web Services
20 34 (21.94%) Shell Script
20 34 (21.94%) Relational Database
21 33 (21.29%) Hibernate
21 33 (21.29%) Spring
22 32 (20.65%) ITIL

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 58 (37.42%) WebSphere
2 40 (25.81%) Tomcat
3 36 (23.23%) MQSeries
4 30 (19.35%) WebSphere Application Server
5 16 (10.32%) IIS
5 16 (10.32%) IBM HTTP Server
6 14 (9.03%) WebLogic
6 14 (9.03%) Apache Solr
7 12 (7.74%) JBoss
8 9 (5.81%) Apache
8 9 (5.81%) Adobe CQ
9 8 (5.16%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (2.58%) Tuxedo
11 2 (1.29%) Liferay
11 2 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (1.29%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 1 (0.65%) iPlanet
12 1 (0.65%) Drupal
12 1 (0.65%) GlassFish
Applications
1 19 (12.26%) MS Office
2 13 (8.39%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Agresso
1 1 (0.65%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (25.16%) HTTP
2 24 (15.48%) FTP
3 13 (8.39%) Internet
4 10 (6.45%) IPv4
4 10 (6.45%) SAN
5 6 (3.87%) LAN
5 6 (3.87%) WAN
5 6 (3.87%) VPN
6 5 (3.23%) LDAP
7 4 (2.58%) NAS
8 3 (1.94%) DNS
9 2 (1.29%) SNMP
9 2 (1.29%) PuTTY
9 2 (1.29%) WinSCP
9 2 (1.29%) SSH
10 1 (0.65%) Firewall
10 1 (0.65%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (31.61%) DB2
2 34 (21.94%) Relational Database
3 32 (20.65%) RDBMS
4 15 (9.68%) DbVisualizer
5 10 (6.45%) MySQL
6 9 (5.81%) Informix
7 8 (5.16%) SQL Server
8 4 (2.58%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.29%) NonStop SQL
9 2 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.65%) Sybase ASE
10 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (16.13%) Maven
2 21 (13.55%) Subversion
3 14 (9.03%) Eclipse
4 13 (8.39%) QuickTest Pro
4 13 (8.39%) LoadRunner
5 11 (7.10%) JUnit
6 10 (6.45%) SoapUI
7 8 (5.16%) Ant
8 7 (4.52%) Log4j
9 4 (2.58%) Rational Application Developer
10 3 (1.94%) Selenium
10 3 (1.94%) PowerBuilder
11 2 (1.29%) Toad
11 2 (1.29%) JIRA
11 2 (1.29%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.29%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.65%) JBehave
12 1 (0.65%) CruiseControl
General
1 81 (52.26%) Finance
2 56 (36.13%) Retail
3 37 (23.87%) Banking
4 10 (6.45%) Financial Institution
5 7 (4.52%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.52%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.58%) Games
Job Titles
1 48 (30.97%) Developer
1 48 (30.97%) Analyst
2 29 (18.71%) Java Developer
3 25 (16.13%) Support Analyst
4 21 (13.55%) Programmer
5 17 (10.97%) C++ Developer
6 15 (9.68%) Senior Developer
6 15 (9.68%) Tester
7 14 (9.03%) Support Manager
7 14 (9.03%) Operations Analyst
7 14 (9.03%) Operations Support Analyst
8 12 (7.74%) Senior Java Developer
9 10 (6.45%) Applications Support
10 9 (5.81%) Administrator
10 9 (5.81%) Applications Support Analyst
10 9 (5.81%) Architect
11 7 (4.52%) Consultant
12 6 (3.87%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 6 (3.87%) Project Manager
12 6 (3.87%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (45.81%) J2EE
2 46 (29.68%) XML
3 36 (23.23%) HTML
4 34 (21.94%) Web Services
5 33 (21.29%) Hibernate
5 33 (21.29%) Spring
6 27 (17.42%) JDBC
7 24 (15.48%) Middleware
8 23 (14.84%) JSP
8 23 (14.84%) Struts
9 21 (13.55%) Servlets
10 19 (12.26%) SOAP
10 19 (12.26%) jQuery
11 18 (11.61%) CSS
12 17 (10.97%) XSLT
13 15 (9.68%) Flash
13 15 (9.68%) Java EE
14 14 (9.03%) EJB
15 13 (8.39%) Ajax
16 12 (7.74%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 30 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (18.06%) Computer Science
3 11 (7.10%) Client/Server
4 7 (4.52%) Web 2.0
5 2 (1.29%) Open Source
5 2 (1.29%) Online Gambling
5 2 (1.29%) EMV
5 2 (1.29%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.29%) AS400
5 2 (1.29%) Tandem
5 2 (1.29%) e-Health
5 2 (1.29%) PKI
6 1 (0.65%) Replication
6 1 (0.65%) Clustering
6 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.65%) LPAR
6 1 (0.65%) DLPAR
6 1 (0.65%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 112 (72.26%) Linux
2 58 (37.42%) Windows
3 51 (32.90%) Solaris
4 39 (25.16%) AIX
5 25 (16.13%) HPUX
6 1 (0.65%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.65%) zOS
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.65%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (35.48%) E-Commerce
2 32 (20.65%) ITIL
3 30 (19.35%) Software Engineering
3 30 (19.35%) Problem Management
4 26 (16.77%) OO
5 23 (14.84%) Regression Testing
6 19 (12.26%) TDD
7 17 (10.97%) System Testing
8 15 (9.68%) Automated Testing
8 15 (9.68%) MVC
9 14 (9.03%) Time Management
10 13 (8.39%) Test Scripting
10 13 (8.39%) Test Automation
11 11 (7.10%) Unit Testing
12 10 (6.45%) Change Management
12 10 (6.45%) UML
12 10 (6.45%) Multithreading
13 9 (5.81%) Content Management
14 7 (4.52%) Capacity Planning
15 6 (3.87%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 100 (64.52%) Java
2 95 (61.29%) SQL
3 49 (31.61%) JavaScript
4 42 (27.10%) C++
5 35 (22.58%) C
6 34 (21.94%) Shell Script
7 24 (15.48%) Perl
8 17 (10.97%) XPath
9 15 (9.68%) Bash Shell
10 14 (9.03%) PL/SQL
11 5 (3.23%) Python
12 3 (1.94%) VB
13 2 (1.29%) VBA
13 2 (1.29%) AWK
13 2 (1.29%) Jython
13 2 (1.29%) Korn
14 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 53 (34.19%) Degree
2 17 (10.97%) Sun Certification
3 14 (9.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 14 (9.03%) ISEB
4 6 (3.87%) PMP
4 6 (3.87%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.29%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.29%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.03%) SLA
2 4 (2.58%) QA
3 2 (1.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (6.45%) VirtualBox
2 8 (5.16%) Samba
3 6 (3.87%) Terminal Server
4 4 (2.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (1.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (1.94%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.29%) RACF
6 2 (1.29%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 2 (1.29%) ACF2
7 1 (0.65%) GPFS
7 1 (0.65%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.65%) Veritas File System
7 1 (0.65%) NFS
7 1 (0.65%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.65%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 5 (3.23%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.29%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 2 (1.29%) Novell Identity Manager
2 2 (1.29%) CA Wily
2 2 (1.29%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (1.29%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (1.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.65%) Ansible
3 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.65%) Puppet
3 1 (0.65%) BMC Performance Manager
3 1 (0.65%) Control-M
Vendors
1 57 (36.77%) Oracle
2 56 (36.13%) IBM
3 32 (20.65%) Sun
4 28 (18.06%) Microsoft
5 17 (10.97%) VMware
6 16 (10.32%) HP
7 12 (7.74%) Citrix
7 12 (7.74%) Cisco
8 7 (4.52%) Interwoven
8 7 (4.52%) Veritas
9 6 (3.87%) CheckPoint
10 4 (2.58%) CA
11 3 (1.94%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.94%) NetIQ
11 3 (1.94%) Sybase
12 2 (1.29%) Perforce
12 2 (1.29%) i2
12 2 (1.29%) Novell
12 2 (1.29%) Cyber-Ark
12 2 (1.29%) NetQoS
Watford, Hertfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £70k (multiple roles) + benefits
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