The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 18 10 2
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 72 68 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 12.33% 20.54% 35.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.12% 53.54% 64.89%
Number of salaries quoted 38 44 51
Average salary £46,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £34,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Operating Systems Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
205 127 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 35.10% 38.37% 54.81%
Number of salaries quoted 138 88 99
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,947 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -
UNIX
Hertfordshire

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 30 July 2014.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Watford

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 136 (76.84%) Finance
2 127 (71.75%) Oracle
2 127 (71.75%) Linux
3 112 (63.28%) SQL
4 95 (53.67%) Java
5 83 (46.89%) Degree
6 80 (45.20%) AIX
7 62 (35.03%) J2EE
7 62 (35.03%) Banking
8 58 (32.77%) WebSphere
9 57 (32.20%) Windows
10 55 (31.07%) Solaris
10 55 (31.07%) Perl
11 53 (29.94%) Shell Script
12 52 (29.38%) IBM
12 52 (29.38%) WebSphere Application Server
13 51 (28.81%) DB2
14 50 (28.25%) Retail
14 50 (28.25%) Relational Database
15 49 (27.68%) Tomcat
15 49 (27.68%) E-Commerce
16 48 (27.12%) RDBMS
17 47 (26.55%) Manufacturing
18 46 (25.99%) JDBC
19 42 (23.73%) HTML
19 42 (23.73%) Computer Science
20 41 (23.16%) C
20 41 (23.16%) IIS
20 41 (23.16%) MQSeries
20 41 (23.16%) HTTP

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 58 (32.77%) WebSphere
2 52 (29.38%) WebSphere Application Server
3 49 (27.68%) Tomcat
4 41 (23.16%) IIS
4 41 (23.16%) MQSeries
5 40 (22.60%) IBM HTTP Server
6 10 (5.65%) Tuxedo
7 5 (2.82%) WebLogic
7 5 (2.82%) Apache
8 3 (1.69%) Liferay
8 3 (1.69%) GlassFish
8 3 (1.69%) iPlanet
9 2 (1.13%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (1.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 38 (21.47%) MS Office
2 3 (1.69%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.56%) MS Project
4 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.39%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 41 (23.16%) HTTP
2 35 (19.77%) FTP
3 13 (7.34%) Internet
4 9 (5.08%) SAN
5 5 (2.82%) NAS
5 5 (2.82%) LDAP
5 5 (2.82%) ATM
6 4 (2.26%) DNS
7 3 (1.69%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.69%) SSL
8 2 (1.13%) VPN
9 1 (0.56%) Network Security
9 1 (0.56%) Firewall
9 1 (0.56%) LAN
9 1 (0.56%) WAN
9 1 (0.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (28.81%) DB2
2 50 (28.25%) Relational Database
3 48 (27.12%) RDBMS
4 36 (20.34%) Informix
5 7 (3.95%) Oracle Database
6 6 (3.39%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (2.82%) Data Mining
8 4 (2.26%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (2.26%) Oracle9i Database
8 4 (2.26%) MySQL
8 4 (2.26%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (1.13%) OLTP
9 2 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.56%) NonStop SQL
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (15.25%) Eclipse
2 21 (11.86%) Selenium
3 19 (10.73%) QuickTest Pro
4 16 (9.04%) JUnit
5 11 (6.21%) Maven
6 10 (5.65%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 8 (4.52%) Subversion
7 8 (4.52%) Rational Application Developer
8 6 (3.39%) Ant
8 6 (3.39%) Log4j
9 5 (2.82%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (1.13%) LoadRunner
10 2 (1.13%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.13%) JMeter
10 2 (1.13%) Fiddler
10 2 (1.13%) Rational Performance Tester
10 2 (1.13%) Hudson
10 2 (1.13%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 136 (76.84%) Finance
2 62 (35.03%) Banking
3 50 (28.25%) Retail
4 47 (26.55%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.13%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.56%) Marketing
6 1 (0.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 73 (41.24%) Analyst
2 46 (25.99%) Programmer
3 44 (24.86%) Developer
4 34 (19.21%) Operations Analyst
4 34 (19.21%) Support Analyst
4 34 (19.21%) Operations Support Analyst
5 22 (12.43%) Java Developer
6 21 (11.86%) Test Engineer
7 16 (9.04%) Junior
7 16 (9.04%) C++ Developer
7 16 (9.04%) Junior Analyst
7 16 (9.04%) Junior Support Analyst
8 15 (8.47%) Analyst Programmer
9 13 (7.34%) Test Analyst
10 12 (6.78%) Architect
10 12 (6.78%) C Programmer
10 12 (6.78%) Consultant
11 11 (6.21%) C Developer
11 11 (6.21%) Java Programmer
12 9 (5.08%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (35.03%) J2EE
2 46 (25.99%) JDBC
3 42 (23.73%) HTML
4 40 (22.60%) XML
5 38 (21.47%) Middleware
6 29 (16.38%) JSP
7 21 (11.86%) Struts
8 20 (11.30%) Web Services
9 18 (10.17%) Spring
9 18 (10.17%) Hibernate
10 15 (8.47%) CSS
11 10 (5.65%) XHTML
11 10 (5.65%) EJB
11 10 (5.65%) Servlets
11 10 (5.65%) JSTL
12 8 (4.52%) JMS
13 6 (3.39%) XSLT
13 6 (3.39%) XMLBeans
13 6 (3.39%) Ajax
14 3 (1.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 42 (23.73%) Computer Science
2 11 (6.21%) EFT
3 6 (3.39%) Web 2.0
3 6 (3.39%) Open Source
4 3 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.13%) EMV
5 2 (1.13%) CLARiiON
5 2 (1.13%) Symmetrix
5 2 (1.13%) EMC Centera
5 2 (1.13%) Celerra
5 2 (1.13%) Symmetrix DMX
6 1 (0.56%) Online Games
6 1 (0.56%) PKI
6 1 (0.56%) Tandem
6 1 (0.56%) AS400
6 1 (0.56%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 127 (71.75%) Linux
2 80 (45.20%) AIX
3 57 (32.20%) Windows
4 55 (31.07%) Solaris
5 38 (21.47%) HPUX
6 5 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.69%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.56%) CentOS
9 1 (0.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (27.68%) E-Commerce
2 29 (16.38%) Software Engineering
3 28 (15.82%) ITIL
4 26 (14.69%) Test Scripting
5 25 (14.12%) Software Testing
6 21 (11.86%) Problem Management
6 21 (11.86%) OO
7 19 (10.73%) Automation Testing
8 14 (7.91%) TDD
9 10 (5.65%) RAD
9 10 (5.65%) UML
9 10 (5.65%) Content Management
10 9 (5.08%) Validation
10 9 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (4.52%) MVC
11 8 (4.52%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (3.95%) Test Strategy
12 7 (3.95%) Migration
13 6 (3.39%) Quality Management
13 6 (3.39%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 112 (63.28%) SQL
2 95 (53.67%) Java
3 55 (31.07%) Perl
4 53 (29.94%) Shell Script
5 41 (23.16%) C
6 33 (18.64%) JavaScript
7 31 (17.51%) Bash Shell
8 30 (16.95%) C++
9 17 (9.60%) Python
10 6 (3.39%) XPath
11 3 (1.69%) Jython
11 3 (1.69%) PHP
12 2 (1.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 83 (46.89%) Degree
2 19 (10.73%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.26%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.56%) MBA
4 1 (0.56%) OCA
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (13.56%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (4.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.95%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (2.26%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (2.26%) Veritas File System
4 3 (1.69%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.13%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.13%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.56%) ACF2
6 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 1 (0.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.56%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.56%) Samba
6 1 (0.56%) RACF
Systems Management
1 5 (2.82%) Tivoli
2 4 (2.26%) Puppet
3 3 (1.69%) BMC Performance Manager
4 2 (1.13%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (1.13%) ZABBIX
4 2 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.56%) Ansible
5 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.56%) OpenView
5 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.56%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 127 (71.75%) Oracle
2 52 (29.38%) IBM
3 35 (19.77%) Microsoft
4 25 (14.12%) HP
5 12 (6.78%) JBoss
6 10 (5.65%) VMware
7 9 (5.08%) Perforce
8 7 (3.95%) Red Hat
8 7 (3.95%) Sun
9 6 (3.39%) Cisco
9 6 (3.39%) Interwoven
9 6 (3.39%) ATG
9 6 (3.39%) Blue Martini
9 6 (3.39%) Elastic Path
10 5 (2.82%) Sybase
10 5 (2.82%) EMC
11 4 (2.26%) Juniper
11 4 (2.26%) Veritas
11 4 (2.26%) BMC
11 4 (2.26%) Dell
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