The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 67 42 54
Rank change year-on-year -25 +12  
Permanent jobs citing Unix 4 45 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.63% 5.69% 3.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.35% 23.08% 19.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4 36 35
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £42,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £63,750 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.17%  

Unix is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 92 195 185
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 14.51% 24.65% 16.83%
Number of salaries quoted 82 169 178
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -9.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £29,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Unix as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Bedfordshire

Unix
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unix in Bedfordshire.

Salary trend for Unix in Bedfordshire

Unix
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix in Bedfordshire

Unix
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -5 2 £41,250 -2.94%
Dunstable -21 1 £50,000 -
Unix
East of England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 21 (53.85%) Linux
2 19 (48.72%) Shell Script
3 14 (35.90%) Oracle
4 13 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (30.77%) Data Guard
5 12 (30.77%) Oracle Database
6 11 (28.21%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (28.21%) Solaris
6 11 (28.21%) SAN
7 10 (25.64%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (20.51%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (20.51%) SQL
8 8 (20.51%) Oracle RAC
8 8 (20.51%) PCI DSS
9 7 (17.95%) AWK
9 7 (17.95%) Perl
9 7 (17.95%) ITIL
9 7 (17.95%) C-shell
9 7 (17.95%) Bash Shell
9 7 (17.95%) DevOps
10 6 (15.38%) High Availability
10 6 (15.38%) AIX
10 6 (15.38%) IBM
10 6 (15.38%) Back Office
11 5 (12.82%) Korn
11 5 (12.82%) VMware
11 5 (12.82%) WAN
11 5 (12.82%) Windows
11 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
12 4 (10.26%) Performance Analysis

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.56%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) SAN
2 5 (12.82%) WAN
3 3 (7.69%) LAN
4 2 (5.13%) LDAP
5 1 (2.56%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.77%) Oracle Database
2 11 (28.21%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (10.26%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.56%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (2.56%) GIS
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) ClearQuest
1 1 (2.56%) JIRA
1 1 (2.56%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (15.38%) Back Office
2 2 (5.13%) Banking
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Administrator
2 8 (20.51%) Consultant
2 8 (20.51%) DBA
2 8 (20.51%) Oracle DBA
3 7 (17.95%) Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Applications Support
4 6 (15.38%) Applications Support Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Support Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Architect
5 5 (12.82%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (12.82%) Unix Administrator
6 4 (10.26%) Unix Support
7 3 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Management Consultant
7 3 (7.69%) Presales Solution Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Solaris Administrator
7 3 (7.69%) Unix Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.13%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) .NET
1 2 (5.13%) J2EE
1 2 (5.13%) REST
1 2 (5.13%) RESTful
1 2 (5.13%) SailPoint
1 2 (5.13%) SOAP
1 2 (5.13%) Web Services
2 1 (2.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) iSeries
1 4 (10.26%) LPAR
2 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (5.13%) Private Cloud
3 2 (5.13%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) HACMP
4 1 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (53.85%) Linux
2 11 (28.21%) Solaris
3 6 (15.38%) AIX
4 5 (12.82%) Windows
5 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Server
6 2 (5.13%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (25.64%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (20.51%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (17.95%) DevOps
4 7 (17.95%) ITIL
5 6 (15.38%) High Availability
6 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
7 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
7 4 (10.26%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (10.26%) Presales
8 3 (7.69%) Data Management
8 3 (7.69%) Performance Management
9 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
9 2 (5.13%) DDoS Mitigation
9 2 (5.13%) Identity Access Management
9 2 (5.13%) Identity Management
9 2 (5.13%) Information Security
9 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
9 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (48.72%) Shell Script
2 8 (20.51%) SQL
3 7 (17.95%) AWK
3 7 (17.95%) Bash Shell
3 7 (17.95%) C-shell
3 7 (17.95%) Perl
4 5 (12.82%) Korn
5 3 (7.69%) C++
5 3 (7.69%) Java
6 1 (2.56%) C
6 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
1 3 (7.69%) LPIC
2 1 (2.56%) CCDP
2 1 (2.56%) CCIE
2 1 (2.56%) CCMSE
2 1 (2.56%) CCNP
2 1 (2.56%) CCSE
2 1 (2.56%) CCSM
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.56%) VCAP
2 1 (2.56%) VCDX
2 1 (2.56%) VCP5
2 1 (2.56%) VCP6
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (10.26%) PowerHA
3 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (30.77%) Data Guard
2 4 (10.26%) NetBackup
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (10.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (5.13%) Nagios
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (5.13%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (5.13%) Zenoss
4 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.56%) Linux-HA
4 1 (2.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Oracle
2 6 (15.38%) IBM
3 5 (12.82%) VMware
4 4 (10.26%) Veeam
5 3 (7.69%) Citrix
5 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.13%) CA
6 2 (5.13%) Dell
6 2 (5.13%) FalconStor
6 2 (5.13%) HP
6 2 (5.13%) Intel
6 2 (5.13%) LANDesk
6 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.13%) NetApp
7 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.56%) Cisco