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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 10 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 94 56 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 17.77% 13.76% 22.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.81% 44.80% 61.88%
Number of salaries quoted 55 32 52
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £31,150
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,600 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +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
178 125 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 33.65% 30.71% 36.86%
Number of salaries quoted 125 94 115
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 £27,850 £24,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £52,500 £52,500
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 26 January 2015.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Watford

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 123 (68.33%) Linux
2 111 (61.67%) SQL
3 105 (58.33%) Java
4 103 (57.22%) Finance
5 90 (50.00%) Oracle
6 81 (45.00%) J2EE
7 70 (38.89%) E-Commerce
7 70 (38.89%) Retail
8 69 (38.33%) Windows
9 67 (37.22%) WebSphere
10 66 (36.67%) Solaris
11 64 (35.56%) IBM
12 59 (32.78%) Degree
13 57 (31.67%) AIX
14 55 (30.56%) DB2
15 49 (27.22%) XML
16 48 (26.67%) Tomcat
17 47 (26.11%) C++
17 47 (26.11%) HTTP
18 46 (25.56%) JavaScript
19 44 (24.44%) Shell Script
20 43 (23.89%) HTML
20 43 (23.89%) WebSphere Application Server
20 43 (23.89%) Relational Database
21 41 (22.78%) Banking
22 39 (21.67%) Perl
22 39 (21.67%) MQSeries
23 38 (21.11%) JDBC
23 38 (21.11%) Sun
24 36 (20.00%) RDBMS

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 67 (37.22%) WebSphere
2 48 (26.67%) Tomcat
3 43 (23.89%) WebSphere Application Server
4 39 (21.67%) MQSeries
5 28 (15.56%) IIS
6 26 (14.44%) IBM HTTP Server
7 16 (8.89%) Adobe CQ
8 12 (6.67%) WebLogic
9 11 (6.11%) Apache
9 11 (6.11%) Apache Solr
10 9 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
11 8 (4.44%) JBoss
12 7 (3.89%) Tuxedo
12 7 (3.89%) MS Exchange
13 4 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
14 1 (0.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 1 (0.56%) iPlanet
14 1 (0.56%) GlassFish
14 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (12.78%) MS Office
2 15 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (26.11%) HTTP
2 27 (15.00%) FTP
3 22 (12.22%) Internet
4 11 (6.11%) VPN
4 11 (6.11%) SAN
5 9 (5.00%) IPv4
6 6 (3.33%) LAN
6 6 (3.33%) WAN
7 5 (2.78%) LDAP
8 4 (2.22%) SNMP
9 3 (1.67%) DNS
9 3 (1.67%) VoIP
9 3 (1.67%) MPLS
9 3 (1.67%) OSPF
9 3 (1.67%) BGP
9 3 (1.67%) Firewall
9 3 (1.67%) Wireless
9 3 (1.67%) VPLS
9 3 (1.67%) NAS
10 2 (1.11%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (30.56%) DB2
2 43 (23.89%) Relational Database
3 36 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 18 (10.00%) MySQL
5 11 (6.11%) DbVisualizer
6 7 (3.89%) SQL Server
7 6 (3.33%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.22%) NonStop SQL
8 4 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.11%) Informix
10 1 (0.56%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 27 (15.00%) Subversion
2 21 (11.67%) Maven
3 16 (8.89%) JUnit
3 16 (8.89%) Eclipse
4 14 (7.78%) Rational Application Developer
5 10 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
5 10 (5.56%) LoadRunner
5 10 (5.56%) Log4j
5 10 (5.56%) Ant
6 9 (5.00%) SoapUI
7 6 (3.33%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 2 (1.11%) Toad
8 2 (1.11%) JIRA
8 2 (1.11%) Selenium
9 1 (0.56%) JBehave
9 1 (0.56%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.56%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.56%) PowerBuilder
9 1 (0.56%) InstallShield
General
1 103 (57.22%) Finance
2 70 (38.89%) Retail
3 41 (22.78%) Banking
4 25 (13.89%) Manufacturing
5 9 (5.00%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.78%) Games
7 2 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (27.78%) Analyst
2 49 (27.22%) Developer
3 27 (15.00%) Support Analyst
4 25 (13.89%) Java Developer
5 23 (12.78%) C++ Developer
6 18 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
6 18 (10.00%) Operations Support Analyst
7 16 (8.89%) Programmer
7 16 (8.89%) Consultant
8 15 (8.33%) Administrator
9 12 (6.67%) Senior Developer
9 12 (6.67%) Architect
10 11 (6.11%) Tester
10 11 (6.11%) Applications Support
10 11 (6.11%) Support Manager
11 10 (5.56%) C++ Software Developer
11 10 (5.56%) Software Developer
12 9 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
12 9 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 8 (4.44%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (45.00%) J2EE
2 49 (27.22%) XML
3 43 (23.89%) HTML
4 38 (21.11%) JDBC
5 29 (16.11%) Middleware
6 27 (15.00%) Servlets
7 26 (14.44%) Struts
8 25 (13.89%) SOAP
9 24 (13.33%) CSS
10 23 (12.78%) JSP
10 23 (12.78%) Web Services
11 22 (12.22%) Hibernate
11 22 (12.22%) Spring
12 19 (10.56%) jQuery
12 19 (10.56%) XSLT
12 19 (10.56%) JMS
13 17 (9.44%) EJB
14 16 (8.89%) REST
15 13 (7.22%) Ajax
16 11 (6.11%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 34 (18.89%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (14.44%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.56%) Web 2.0
3 10 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 9 (5.00%) Client/Server
5 6 (3.33%) e-Health
6 4 (2.22%) PKI
6 4 (2.22%) AS400
6 4 (2.22%) Tandem
7 2 (1.11%) Online Gambling
7 2 (1.11%) EMV
8 1 (0.56%) Replication
8 1 (0.56%) Clustering
8 1 (0.56%) LPAR
8 1 (0.56%) DLPAR
8 1 (0.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 123 (68.33%) Linux
2 69 (38.33%) Windows
3 66 (36.67%) Solaris
4 57 (31.67%) AIX
5 36 (20.00%) HPUX
6 3 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.56%) zOS
7 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.56%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (38.89%) E-Commerce
2 33 (18.33%) ITIL
3 31 (17.22%) Problem Management
4 30 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 23 (12.78%) MVC
6 22 (12.22%) Content Management
7 20 (11.11%) OO
8 17 (9.44%) Regression Testing
8 17 (9.44%) System Testing
9 11 (6.11%) Time Management
9 11 (6.11%) Test Automation
9 11 (6.11%) UML
9 11 (6.11%) Automated Testing
10 10 (5.56%) PRINCE2
10 10 (5.56%) Change Management
11 9 (5.00%) Test Scripting
11 9 (5.00%) Multithreading
12 8 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (4.44%) Unit Testing
12 8 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 111 (61.67%) SQL
2 105 (58.33%) Java
3 47 (26.11%) C++
4 46 (25.56%) JavaScript
5 44 (24.44%) Shell Script
6 39 (21.67%) Perl
7 34 (18.89%) C
8 25 (13.89%) Bash Shell
9 19 (10.56%) XPath
10 11 (6.11%) PL/SQL
11 6 (3.33%) VB
12 3 (1.67%) Python
13 2 (1.11%) Korn
13 2 (1.11%) AWK
13 2 (1.11%) VBA
14 1 (0.56%) Jython
14 1 (0.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 59 (32.78%) Degree
2 25 (13.89%) Sun Certification
3 17 (9.44%) ISEB
3 17 (9.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (3.89%) PMP
4 7 (3.89%) PMI Certification
4 7 (3.89%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.67%) CCNP
6 2 (1.11%) CISSP
7 1 (0.56%) OCA
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.11%) SLA
2 2 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 11 (6.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.00%) VirtualBox
3 8 (4.44%) Samba
4 6 (3.33%) Active Directory
4 6 (3.33%) Terminal Server
5 5 (2.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (2.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 4 (2.22%) RACF
6 4 (2.22%) ACF2
7 3 (1.67%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 2 (1.11%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.56%) GPFS
9 1 (0.56%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 7 (3.89%) Tivoli
2 6 (3.33%) CA Spectrum
3 4 (2.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (2.22%) CA Wily
3 4 (2.22%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 4 (2.22%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (1.11%) Novell Identity Manager
5 1 (0.56%) BMC Performance Manager
5 1 (0.56%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 90 (50.00%) Oracle
2 64 (35.56%) IBM
3 38 (21.11%) Sun
4 34 (18.89%) Microsoft
5 23 (12.78%) VMware
6 20 (11.11%) HP
7 16 (8.89%) Cisco
8 15 (8.33%) Citrix
9 10 (5.56%) Interwoven
10 8 (4.44%) CA
11 7 (3.89%) Veritas
12 6 (3.33%) CheckPoint
12 6 (3.33%) NetQoS
13 4 (2.22%) hybris
13 4 (2.22%) NetIQ
13 4 (2.22%) Red Hat
14 3 (1.67%) Cyber-Ark
15 2 (1.11%) Novell
16 1 (0.56%) Thunderhead
16 1 (0.56%) Macrovision
Watford, Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £50k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
camelot
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago