Period
to 17 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 33 48
Rank change year-on-year -65 +15 -21
Permanent jobs citing Unix 87 177 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.86% 7.74% 4.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.28% 21.00% 16.57%
Number of salaries quoted 59 141 107
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +9.20%
10th Percentile £29,750 £23,500 £22,250
90th Percentile £82,000 £80,000 £66,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £46,902 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.23% - +3.45%

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 938 843 821
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 30.89% 36.84% 28.47%
Number of salaries quoted 722 703 702
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -1.16% +7.50%
10th Percentile £29,300 £25,000 £26,325
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £61,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%

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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Unix.

1 78 (89.66%) Linux
2 54 (62.07%) Python
3 44 (50.57%) Degree
4 31 (35.63%) Windows
5 27 (31.03%) Computer Science Degree
6 26 (29.89%) C++
7 24 (27.59%) OO
8 23 (26.44%) Java
8 23 (26.44%) Perl
8 23 (26.44%) Computer Science
9 22 (25.29%) Bash Shell
9 22 (25.29%) Relational Database
10 21 (24.14%) SQL
10 21 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (21.84%) Mathematics
12 18 (20.69%) Machine Learning
12 18 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (18.39%) Bioinformatics
13 16 (18.39%) Internet
14 15 (17.24%) Software Engineering
14 15 (17.24%) DevOps
15 13 (14.94%) Oracle
16 12 (13.79%) Unit Testing
17 11 (12.64%) Mac OS
17 11 (12.64%) User Experience
17 11 (12.64%) Objective-C
17 11 (12.64%) C
17 11 (12.64%) OOD
18 10 (11.49%) Apache
18 10 (11.49%) Tomcat

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 10 (11.49%) Apache
1 10 (11.49%) Tomcat
2 8 (9.20%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.15%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.75%) GitHub
2 2 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.15%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 16 (18.39%) Internet
2 7 (8.05%) Firewall
2 7 (8.05%) Network Security
3 3 (3.45%) HTTP
4 1 (1.15%) Ethereal
4 1 (1.15%) Intranet
4 1 (1.15%) LAN
4 1 (1.15%) SMS
4 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.15%) WAN
4 1 (1.15%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (25.29%) Relational Database
2 6 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (6.90%) RDBMS
3 5 (5.75%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.30%) Big Data
4 2 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.30%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (1.15%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.60%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.15%) JIRA
General
1 9 (10.34%) Finance
2 3 (3.45%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.15%) Electronics
3 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (35.63%) Developer
2 13 (14.94%) Architect
2 13 (14.94%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (13.79%) Python Developer
4 11 (12.64%) C++ Developer
4 11 (12.64%) Junior
5 9 (10.34%) Graduate
5 9 (10.34%) Senior Developer
5 9 (10.34%) Senior Python Developer
6 8 (9.20%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (9.20%) Software Developer
6 8 (9.20%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (8.05%) Junior DevOps
7 7 (8.05%) Junior DevOps Engineer
8 6 (6.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 6 (6.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 6 (6.90%) Software Engineer
9 5 (5.75%) Applications Support
9 5 (5.75%) Data Architect
9 5 (5.75%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.34%) Django
1 9 (10.34%) Flask
1 9 (10.34%) J2EE
1 9 (10.34%) React
2 8 (9.20%) HTML
2 8 (9.20%) J2SE
3 5 (5.75%) HTML5
3 5 (5.75%) Moose
3 5 (5.75%) Web Services
4 3 (3.45%) CSS
4 3 (3.45%) JSON
4 3 (3.45%) REST
4 3 (3.45%) XML
5 2 (2.30%) POSIX
6 1 (1.15%) Lucene
6 1 (1.15%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (1.15%) RESTful
6 1 (1.15%) SQLAlchemy
6 1 (1.15%) Xapian
Miscellaneous
1 23 (26.44%) Computer Science
2 18 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (12.64%) User Experience
4 8 (9.20%) Algorithms
4 8 (9.20%) Clustering
5 5 (5.75%) Internet of Things
5 5 (5.75%) Smart Home
6 3 (3.45%) Fintech
6 3 (3.45%) Life Science
7 1 (1.15%) Biotechnology
7 1 (1.15%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.15%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.15%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 78 (89.66%) Linux
2 31 (35.63%) Windows
3 11 (12.64%) Mac OS
4 9 (10.34%) Solaris
5 8 (9.20%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (2.30%) CentOS
6 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.15%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.59%) OO
2 21 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (21.84%) Mathematics
4 18 (20.69%) Machine Learning
5 16 (18.39%) Bioinformatics
6 15 (17.24%) DevOps
6 15 (17.24%) Software Engineering
7 12 (13.79%) Unit Testing
8 11 (12.64%) OOD
9 9 (10.34%) Configuration Management
9 9 (10.34%) Web Application Development
10 8 (9.20%) Load Balancing
10 8 (9.20%) Multithreading
10 8 (9.20%) OOA/OOD
10 8 (9.20%) OWASP
10 8 (9.20%) Performance Analysis
10 8 (9.20%) UML
10 8 (9.20%) Web Development
11 7 (8.05%) Artificial Intelligence
12 6 (6.90%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 54 (62.07%) Python
2 26 (29.89%) C++
3 23 (26.44%) Java
3 23 (26.44%) Perl
4 22 (25.29%) Bash Shell
5 21 (24.14%) SQL
6 11 (12.64%) C
6 11 (12.64%) Objective-C
7 5 (5.75%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.75%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.45%) R
8 3 (3.45%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.30%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.15%) PHP
Qualifications
1 44 (50.57%) Degree
2 27 (31.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (9.20%) PhD
4 3 (3.45%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.15%) LPIC
5 1 (1.15%) MCP
5 1 (1.15%) MCSE
5 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (5.75%) Docker
2 3 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.30%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.45%) Puppet
2 1 (1.15%) Ansible
2 1 (1.15%) CSIRT
2 1 (1.15%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (1.15%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.15%) Grafana
2 1 (1.15%) Mesos
2 1 (1.15%) Munin
2 1 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.15%) Packer
2 1 (1.15%) Salt
2 1 (1.15%) SCCM
2 1 (1.15%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (14.94%) Oracle
2 8 (9.20%) Sun
3 4 (4.60%) VMware
4 3 (3.45%) WorldPay
5 2 (2.30%) Perforce
6 1 (1.15%) Cisco
6 1 (1.15%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.15%) Red Hat