Period
to 17 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 6 months to 17 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 53 59 98
Rank change year-on-year +6 +39 -55
Permanent jobs citing Unix 66 133 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 4.24% 4.68% 2.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.09% 12.49% 9.04%
Number of salaries quoted 29 43 51
Cambridge median annual salary £41,650 £44,400 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.19% +11.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £37,500 £26,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £54,500 £60,000 £80,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £41,122 £44,491 £40,000
% change year-on-year -7.57% +11.23% -11.11%

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

All Operating Systems
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 546 1,065 819
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 35.07% 37.50% 30.59%
Number of salaries quoted 335 614 628
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £64,500 £67,500 £66,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +5.88%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Cambridge

Unix
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Unix in Cambridge

Unix
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Cambridge over the 6 months to 17 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Unix in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, IT jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Unix.

1 38 (57.58%) Linux
2 35 (53.03%) Python
3 26 (39.39%) Bioinformatics
3 26 (39.39%) Degree
3 26 (39.39%) Biology
4 23 (34.85%) Computer Science
4 23 (34.85%) Relational Database
5 18 (27.27%) Oracle
6 17 (25.76%) Problem-Solving
7 16 (24.24%) Java
8 15 (22.73%) Informatics
9 14 (21.21%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (21.21%) C
9 14 (21.21%) Client/Server
9 14 (21.21%) Workflow
9 14 (21.21%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 14 (21.21%) WorldPay
10 11 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
10 11 (16.67%) SQL
10 11 (16.67%) Windows
10 11 (16.67%) Git (software)
10 11 (16.67%) Data Analysis
11 10 (15.15%) Open Source
11 10 (15.15%) C++
11 10 (15.15%) SQL Server
11 10 (15.15%) Perl
11 10 (15.15%) PhD
11 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (13.64%) Shell Script
12 9 (13.64%) Self-Motivation

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 4 (6.06%) OpenStack
2 3 (4.55%) IIS
2 3 (4.55%) JBoss
2 3 (4.55%) nginx
2 3 (4.55%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.55%) WildFly
3 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) GitHub
2 5 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.06%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.52%) LAN
2 1 (1.52%) WAN
2 1 (1.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (34.85%) Relational Database
2 10 (15.15%) SQL Server
3 7 (10.61%) MySQL
3 7 (10.61%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (4.55%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.52%) Amazon Athena
5 1 (1.52%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.61%) Subversion
3 6 (9.09%) Gradle
3 6 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 6 (9.09%) Maven
3 6 (9.09%) TeamCity
4 5 (7.58%) GCC
5 1 (1.52%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.52%) Games
2 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (34.85%) Support Engineer
2 14 (21.21%) Site Engineer
2 14 (21.21%) Site Reliability Engineer
3 9 (13.64%) Developer
4 8 (12.12%) Senior Developer
4 8 (12.12%) Senior Software Developer
4 8 (12.12%) Software Developer
5 7 (10.61%) Software Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) Administrator
6 6 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (7.58%) Embedded Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Applications Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Applications Support
8 4 (6.06%) Applications Support Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.55%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) D3.js
1 3 (4.55%) Django
1 3 (4.55%) Flask
1 3 (4.55%) jQuery
2 2 (3.03%) React
3 1 (1.52%) .NET
3 1 (1.52%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.52%) LAMP
3 1 (1.52%) Redux
3 1 (1.52%) Vue.js
3 1 (1.52%) Web Services
3 1 (1.52%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.21%) Client/Server
2 9 (13.64%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (9.09%) Algorithms
4 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.58%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (7.58%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (3.03%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.52%) NHS
6 1 (1.52%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.52%) User Experience
6 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (57.58%) Linux
2 11 (16.67%) Windows
3 3 (4.55%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.52%) AIX
4 1 (1.52%) CentOS
4 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (39.39%) Bioinformatics
1 26 (39.39%) Biology
2 23 (34.85%) Computer Science
3 17 (25.76%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (22.73%) Informatics
5 14 (21.21%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (21.21%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 14 (21.21%) Workflow
6 11 (16.67%) Data Analysis
7 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (15.15%) Open Source
8 8 (12.12%) DevOps
8 8 (12.12%) Open Source Development
9 7 (10.61%) Analytics
9 7 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (10.61%) Software Engineering
9 7 (10.61%) Workflow Management
10 6 (9.09%) Mathematics
10 6 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
10 6 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (53.03%) Python
2 16 (24.24%) Java
3 14 (21.21%) C
4 11 (16.67%) SQL
5 10 (15.15%) C++
5 10 (15.15%) Perl
6 9 (13.64%) Shell Script
7 8 (12.12%) Bash Shell
8 6 (9.09%) MATLAB
8 6 (9.09%) PowerShell
8 6 (9.09%) R
9 5 (7.58%) JavaScript
10 3 (4.55%) ActionScript
10 3 (4.55%) ActionScript 2.0
10 3 (4.55%) AWK
10 3 (4.55%) sed
10 3 (4.55%) tcsh
11 1 (1.52%) F#
11 1 (1.52%) ML
11 1 (1.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 26 (39.39%) Degree
2 11 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (15.15%) PhD
4 1 (1.52%) MCSA
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) Docker
2 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.52%) Citrix Hypervisor
2 1 (1.52%) KVM
2 1 (1.52%) Slurm Workload Manager
2 1 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (10.61%) Ansible
2 6 (9.09%) Puppet
3 1 (1.52%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.52%) Nagios
3 1 (1.52%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (27.27%) Oracle
2 14 (21.21%) WorldPay
3 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.55%) Google
5 1 (1.52%) Citrix
5 1 (1.52%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.52%) Splunk