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 3 months to 30 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
30 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 40 37
Rank change year-on-year -47 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Unix 32 78 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.38% 6.37% 6.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.42% 17.93% 20.04%
Number of salaries quoted 18 63 71
Median salary £43,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.44% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £80,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year - +0.55%  

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 Cambridge with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 380 435 474
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 28.29% 35.54% 32.96%
Number of salaries quoted 300 373 394
Median salary £45,000 £44,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.55% +11.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 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 3 months to 30 May 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 75 (82.42%) Linux
2 56 (61.54%) Python
3 39 (42.86%) Degree
4 36 (39.56%) Windows
5 34 (37.36%) Perl
6 31 (34.07%) Mathematics
7 26 (28.57%) C++
8 24 (26.37%) Computer Science
9 22 (24.18%) Software Engineering
10 21 (23.08%) Firewall
10 21 (23.08%) VMware
11 20 (21.98%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (20.88%) Configuration Management
13 17 (18.68%) Oracle
14 16 (17.58%) C
14 16 (17.58%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (17.58%) Computer Science Degree
15 15 (16.48%) Machine Learning
16 14 (15.38%) JavaScript
16 14 (15.38%) Cisco
16 14 (15.38%) DevOps
17 12 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (13.19%) Java
17 12 (13.19%) SQL
18 11 (12.09%) Bioinformatics
18 11 (12.09%) CSS
18 11 (12.09%) HTML
19 10 (10.99%) MySQL
19 10 (10.99%) Network Security
19 10 (10.99%) Test Automation

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 8 (8.79%) Apache
2 5 (5.49%) OpenStack
2 5 (5.49%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (4.40%) IIS
3 4 (4.40%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.40%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.30%) Apache Spark
4 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.30%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.30%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.10%) DNN
5 1 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (23.08%) Firewall
2 10 (10.99%) Network Security
3 9 (9.89%) TCP/IP
4 8 (8.79%) HTTP
5 7 (7.69%) Internet
6 6 (6.59%) Software-Defined Networking
7 5 (5.49%) VPN
8 4 (4.40%) IPsec
8 4 (4.40%) ISDN
8 4 (4.40%) VLAN
9 3 (3.30%) DNS
9 3 (3.30%) LAN
9 3 (3.30%) Skype
9 3 (3.30%) Unified Communications
9 3 (3.30%) WAN
10 1 (1.10%) DHCP
10 1 (1.10%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.10%) LDAP
10 1 (1.10%) SAN
10 1 (1.10%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.99%) MySQL
2 8 (8.79%) NoSQL
3 6 (6.59%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.40%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.30%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (3.30%) Lumira
5 3 (3.30%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (3.30%) Spotfire
6 2 (2.20%) Big Data
7 1 (1.10%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (1.10%) GIS
7 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (9.89%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.59%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.10%) Ant
5 1 (1.10%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.10%) Hudson
5 1 (1.10%) Robot Framework
5 1 (1.10%) Selenium
5 1 (1.10%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (6.59%) Law
2 4 (4.40%) Finance
2 4 (4.40%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.30%) Aerospace
3 3 (3.30%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.20%) Marketing
5 1 (1.10%) French Language
5 1 (1.10%) Games
5 1 (1.10%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.10%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 17 (18.68%) Software Engineer
2 15 (16.48%) Developer
3 12 (13.19%) Graduate
3 12 (13.19%) Linux Engineer
4 11 (12.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 10 (10.99%) Support Engineer
6 9 (9.89%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (8.79%) Web Developer
8 7 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 7 (7.69%) Linux Scripter
9 6 (6.59%) Development Engineer
9 6 (6.59%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 6 (6.59%) Software Development Engineer
10 5 (5.49%) Administrator
10 5 (5.49%) C++ Software Engineer
10 5 (5.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (5.49%) Junior
10 5 (5.49%) Senior Support Engineer
10 5 (5.49%) Systems Administrator
11 4 (4.40%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.09%) CSS
1 11 (12.09%) HTML
2 9 (9.89%) Web Services
3 7 (7.69%) HTML5
4 6 (6.59%) XML
5 5 (5.49%) Catalyst
6 4 (4.40%) J2EE
6 4 (4.40%) J2SE
6 4 (4.40%) POSIX
7 3 (3.30%) .NET
7 3 (3.30%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (3.30%) REST
7 3 (3.30%) STL
8 2 (2.20%) Django
8 2 (2.20%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.10%) JSON
9 1 (1.10%) Natural Language Processing
9 1 (1.10%) Theano
9 1 (1.10%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.37%) Computer Science
2 12 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.40%) Clustering
3 4 (4.40%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.40%) User Experience
4 3 (3.30%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.30%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.10%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.10%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.10%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 75 (82.42%) Linux
2 36 (39.56%) Windows
3 8 (8.79%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.49%) Solaris
5 4 (4.40%) Debian
5 4 (4.40%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (3.30%) Mac OS X
6 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.10%) CentOS
7 1 (1.10%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (34.07%) Mathematics
2 22 (24.18%) Software Engineering
3 20 (21.98%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (20.88%) Configuration Management
5 15 (16.48%) Machine Learning
6 14 (15.38%) DevOps
7 11 (12.09%) Bioinformatics
8 10 (10.99%) Test Automation
9 9 (9.89%) Artificial Intelligence
9 9 (9.89%) DNA
9 9 (9.89%) Physics
10 8 (8.79%) Virtual Environments
10 8 (8.79%) Web Development
11 7 (7.69%) ITIL
11 7 (7.69%) Statistical Analysis
12 6 (6.59%) Open Source
12 6 (6.59%) SDLC
12 6 (6.59%) Workflow
13 5 (5.49%) Bug Management
13 5 (5.49%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 56 (61.54%) Python
2 34 (37.36%) Perl
3 26 (28.57%) C++
4 16 (17.58%) C
5 14 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 12 (13.19%) Java
6 12 (13.19%) SQL
7 9 (9.89%) Bash Shell
8 6 (6.59%) C#
8 6 (6.59%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.30%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.30%) R
9 3 (3.30%) Ruby
9 3 (3.30%) VBA
10 2 (2.20%) Assembly Language
10 2 (2.20%) Embedded C
10 2 (2.20%) PHP
11 1 (1.10%) Haskell
11 1 (1.10%) ML
11 1 (1.10%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 39 (42.86%) Degree
2 16 (17.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.30%) PhD
3 3 (3.30%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.30%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.10%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (1.10%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) SLA
2 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 16 (17.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (8.79%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.40%) Docker
3 4 (4.40%) iptables
3 4 (4.40%) pfSense
3 4 (4.40%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (3.30%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.10%) KVM
5 1 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.10%) vSphere
5 1 (1.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (6.59%) Puppet
2 3 (3.30%) SCCM
3 2 (2.20%) Ansible
4 1 (1.10%) Nagios
4 1 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.10%) Salt
Vendors
1 21 (23.08%) VMware
2 17 (18.68%) Oracle
3 14 (15.38%) Cisco
4 6 (6.59%) Brocade
4 6 (6.59%) Microsoft
5 5 (5.49%) Serena
6 4 (4.40%) Perforce
6 4 (4.40%) Sun
7 3 (3.30%) NetApp
8 2 (2.20%) IBM
8 2 (2.20%) Intel
9 1 (1.10%) Google
9 1 (1.10%) HP
9 1 (1.10%) Lattice Semiconductor
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