The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 38 40 23
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -17
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 4 9 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 1.72% 3.18% 10.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.51% 10.71% 32.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 25
Average salary £25,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
UNIX
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Worcestershire region.

Operating Systems Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
47 84 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 20.17% 29.68% 31.56%
Number of salaries quoted 39 77 77
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £18,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing UNIX across the Worcestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

UNIX
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing UNIX across the Worcestershire region.

UNIX Salary Trend in Worcestershire

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) SQL
3 11 (68.75%) Oracle
4 10 (62.50%) Linux
4 10 (62.50%) Toad
4 10 (62.50%) Degree
5 9 (56.25%) Mercurial
6 8 (50.00%) Time Management
6 8 (50.00%) Computer Science
6 8 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (50.00%) Oracle Streams
6 8 (50.00%) Data Guard
6 8 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
6 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database
6 8 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (50.00%) Big Data
6 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (50.00%) OLTP
6 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 8 (50.00%) Shell Script
6 8 (50.00%) Replication
6 8 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
6 8 (50.00%) ClearCase
6 8 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (50.00%) PL/SQL
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
8 4 (25.00%) VB
8 4 (25.00%) Crystal Reports

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 4 (25.00%) GlassFish
2 3 (18.75%) JBoss
3 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
4 1 (6.25%) IIS
4 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) VPN
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 8 (50.00%) OLTP
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 8 (50.00%) Big Data
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
3 4 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (12.50%) DTS
4 2 (12.50%) Ingres
5 1 (6.25%) Informix
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Toad
2 9 (56.25%) Mercurial
3 8 (50.00%) ClearCase
4 4 (25.00%) Eclipse
5 3 (18.75%) Maven
5 3 (18.75%) Hudson
5 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
6 2 (12.50%) Subversion
6 2 (12.50%) PVCS
7 1 (6.25%) Ant
7 1 (6.25%) CruiseControl
7 1 (6.25%) Artifactory
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) DBA
2 7 (43.75%) Oracle DBA
3 6 (37.50%) Developer
4 5 (31.25%) Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Web Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Business Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Applications Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Trainee Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Trainee Web Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Trainee
5 2 (12.50%) Development DBA
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Development DBA
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle Streams
2 2 (12.50%) JPA
2 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) ADO
2 2 (12.50%) COM
2 2 (12.50%) CSS
2 2 (12.50%) JSP
2 2 (12.50%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) XSD
2 2 (12.50%) ODBC
2 2 (12.50%) ActiveX
2 2 (12.50%) JMS
2 2 (12.50%) OLE
2 2 (12.50%) DAO
2 2 (12.50%) JSF
2 2 (12.50%) Java EE
2 2 (12.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Replication
1 8 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Time Management
1 8 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (12.50%) System Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Software Deployment
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps
3 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 8 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (25.00%) VB
4 3 (18.75%) Java
4 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
5 2 (12.50%) MapBasic
6 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.25%) Perl
6 1 (6.25%) PHP
6 1 (6.25%) Python
6 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (6.25%) vSphere
2 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) Symantec
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Mitel
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco