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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 9 13 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Unix 71 95 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 12.63% 18.34% 15.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.62% 47.74% 45.52%
Number of salaries quoted 54 58 38
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
130 199 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 23.13% 38.42% 33.64%
Number of salaries quoted 94 143 110
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £52,500 £60,000
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 11 February 2016.

Unix Salary Histogram in Watford

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 91 (72.80%) SQL
2 79 (63.20%) Oracle
3 70 (56.00%) Java
4 69 (55.20%) Linux
5 59 (47.20%) Finance
6 49 (39.20%) IBM
7 47 (37.60%) Shell Script
8 41 (32.80%) MS Office
9 40 (32.00%) ITIL
10 39 (31.20%) Perl
11 38 (30.40%) WebSphere
12 36 (28.80%) Microsoft
13 34 (27.20%) Tomcat
14 33 (26.40%) AIX
15 32 (25.60%) WebSphere Application Server
16 29 (23.20%) MySQL
17 28 (22.40%) Apache
18 27 (21.60%) Degree
19 26 (20.80%) C
19 26 (20.80%) WebSphere MQ
19 26 (20.80%) LAMP
19 26 (20.80%) Bash Shell
19 26 (20.80%) Apache ServiceMix
20 24 (19.20%) FTP
20 24 (19.20%) QA
20 24 (19.20%) Problem Management
21 23 (18.40%) Agile Software Development
22 22 (17.60%) DB2
23 21 (16.80%) SSH
24 20 (16.00%) XML

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 38 (30.40%) WebSphere
2 34 (27.20%) Tomcat
3 32 (25.60%) WebSphere Application Server
4 28 (22.40%) Apache
5 26 (20.80%) Apache ServiceMix
6 7 (5.60%) WebLogic
7 5 (4.00%) JBoss
8 4 (3.20%) MQSeries
9 3 (2.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (2.40%) CMS
9 3 (2.40%) Jetty
10 2 (1.60%) Tuxedo
11 1 (0.80%) Drupal
11 1 (0.80%) Node.js
Applications
1 41 (32.80%) MS Office
2 20 (16.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.80%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.20%) IBM SmartCloud
2 3 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (2.40%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.40%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (2.40%) Amazon S3
2 3 (2.40%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (2.40%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (2.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (19.20%) FTP
2 21 (16.80%) SSH
3 12 (9.60%) DNS
3 12 (9.60%) SSL
4 9 (7.20%) PuTTY
4 9 (7.20%) Telnet
5 8 (6.40%) Internet
6 4 (3.20%) HTTP
7 3 (2.40%) Firewall
8 2 (1.60%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (23.20%) MySQL
2 22 (17.60%) DB2
3 19 (15.20%) Relational Database
4 14 (11.20%) Oracle Database
4 14 (11.20%) RDBMS
5 12 (9.60%) Informix
6 8 (6.40%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (2.40%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.60%) Jackrabbit
9 1 (0.80%) DbVisualizer
9 1 (0.80%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.80%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (15.20%) HP UFT
2 11 (8.80%) Cucumber
3 10 (8.00%) JIRA
3 10 (8.00%) Toad
4 8 (6.40%) Selenium
5 7 (5.60%) LoadRunner
6 6 (4.80%) ClearQuest
7 5 (4.00%) Subversion
8 4 (3.20%) Ant
8 4 (3.20%) Rational Application Developer
9 3 (2.40%) Eclipse
9 3 (2.40%) Git (software)
9 3 (2.40%) JUnit
9 3 (2.40%) Log4j
10 2 (1.60%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.60%) Maven
10 2 (1.60%) Mockito
10 2 (1.60%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.80%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 59 (47.20%) Finance
2 10 (8.00%) Banking
2 10 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.40%) Billing
4 7 (5.60%) Retail
5 2 (1.60%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 60 (48.00%) Analyst
2 32 (25.60%) Test Analyst
3 26 (20.80%) Support Analyst
4 22 (17.60%) SQL Analyst
5 21 (16.80%) Unix Analyst
6 18 (14.40%) SQL Support Analyst
7 17 (13.60%) Unix Support
7 17 (13.60%) Unix Support Analyst
8 16 (12.80%) C Programmer
8 16 (12.80%) Programmer
9 15 (12.00%) Applications Support
9 15 (12.00%) Developer
10 14 (11.20%) Architect
10 14 (11.20%) Linux Support
10 14 (11.20%) Unix Scripter
11 13 (10.40%) AIX Support
11 13 (10.40%) Linux Scripter
12 12 (9.60%) Administrator
12 12 (9.60%) Systems Administrator
13 11 (8.80%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (20.80%) LAMP
1 26 (20.80%) WebSphere MQ
2 20 (16.00%) XML
3 19 (15.20%) HTML
4 16 (12.80%) J2EE
4 16 (12.80%) JDBC
5 12 (9.60%) Web Services
6 7 (5.60%) Servlets
7 6 (4.80%) CSS
7 6 (4.80%) EJB
7 6 (4.80%) JSP
8 5 (4.00%) JMS
8 5 (4.00%) SOAP
9 4 (3.20%) JSON
9 4 (3.20%) REST
9 4 (3.20%) Spring
9 4 (3.20%) Struts
9 4 (3.20%) XSLT
10 2 (1.60%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.60%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.60%) Clustering
3 11 (8.80%) Computer Science
3 11 (8.80%) Fintech
4 7 (5.60%) Data Integration
4 7 (5.60%) Statistics
5 5 (4.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.60%) Cybercrime
6 2 (1.60%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.80%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.80%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 69 (55.20%) Linux
2 33 (26.40%) AIX
3 20 (16.00%) Solaris
4 18 (14.40%) Windows
5 17 (13.60%) HPUX
6 13 (10.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.80%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (32.00%) ITIL
2 24 (19.20%) Problem Management
3 23 (18.40%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (16.00%) E-Commerce
5 18 (14.40%) Functional Testing
5 18 (14.40%) Regression Testing
5 18 (14.40%) Software Testing
6 13 (10.40%) Time Management
7 12 (9.60%) Data Modelling
7 12 (9.60%) Scrum
8 11 (8.80%) Automated Testing
8 11 (8.80%) Manual Testing
8 11 (8.80%) Test Scripting
9 8 (6.40%) Non-Functional Testing
9 8 (6.40%) System Testing
9 8 (6.40%) Validation
9 8 (6.40%) Waterfall
10 7 (5.60%) Project Management
10 7 (5.60%) Test Automation
10 7 (5.60%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (72.80%) SQL
2 70 (56.00%) Java
3 47 (37.60%) Shell Script
4 39 (31.20%) Perl
5 26 (20.80%) Bash Shell
5 26 (20.80%) C
6 19 (15.20%) PL/SQL
7 14 (11.20%) PHP
8 9 (7.20%) JavaScript
8 9 (7.20%) Python
9 6 (4.80%) C++
10 1 (0.80%) Ruby
10 1 (0.80%) XPath
Qualifications
1 27 (21.60%) Degree
2 7 (5.60%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.60%) ISEB
3 2 (1.60%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.60%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.80%) CISA
4 1 (0.80%) CISM
4 1 (0.80%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (19.20%) QA
2 2 (1.60%) ISO 8583
2 2 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.60%) ISO20022
2 2 (1.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (9.60%) Postfix
1 12 (9.60%) qmail
1 12 (9.60%) Sendmail
1 12 (9.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (14.40%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (9.60%) Plesk
3 1 (0.80%) Ansible
3 1 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.80%) Puppet
Vendors
1 79 (63.20%) Oracle
2 49 (39.20%) IBM
3 36 (28.80%) Microsoft
4 19 (15.20%) HP
5 14 (11.20%) VMware
6 12 (9.60%) Red Hat
7 6 (4.80%) ComArch
8 3 (2.40%) Cisco
8 3 (2.40%) Dell
8 3 (2.40%) EMC
8 3 (2.40%) Hitachi
8 3 (2.40%) Interwoven
8 3 (2.40%) Juniper
8 3 (2.40%) Splunk
8 3 (2.40%) Sybase
8 3 (2.40%) Symantec
9 2 (1.60%) ATG
9 2 (1.60%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.60%) Elastic Path
9 2 (1.60%) Sun
Watford, Hertfordshire
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