Period
to 20 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
South West > Dorset
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 74 57
Rank change year-on-year -32 -17 +40
Permanent jobs citing Unix 22 16 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 1.38% 1.87% 5.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.68% 7.58% 16.11%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 28
Dorset median annual salary £39,000 £87,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -55.43% +125.81% -22.50%
10th Percentile £31,750 £40,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £93,750 £53,000
South West median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.35% - +6.25%

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 Dorset with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Dorset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 387 211 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 24.20% 24.62% 32.07%
Number of salaries quoted 354 191 365
Dorset median annual salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% - -2.86%
10th Percentile £22,000 £18,000 £19,750
90th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £46,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Dorset

Unix
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for Unix in Dorset

Unix
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Dorset over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Unix in Dorset

Unix
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 20 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole -14 10 £39,000 -13.33% 2
Bournemouth -27 5 £55,000 - 9
Weymouth - 2 £25,000 - 1
Blandford Forum - 1 £40,000 - 1
Unix
South West

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Unix.

1 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Linux
3 9 (40.91%) Degree
4 7 (31.82%) C++
4 7 (31.82%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (31.82%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (27.27%) Ansible
5 6 (27.27%) Docker
5 6 (27.27%) Perl
5 6 (27.27%) OO
5 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 6 (27.27%) Scrum
5 6 (27.27%) TDD
6 5 (22.73%) Pair Programming
6 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
6 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Python
6 5 (22.73%) COBOL
6 5 (22.73%) Delphi
6 5 (22.73%) OOP
6 5 (22.73%) VB
6 5 (22.73%) .NET
7 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
7 4 (18.18%) Selenium
7 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (18.18%) LAN
8 3 (13.64%) CSS

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) FTP
2 1 (4.55%) NAS
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Selenium
2 3 (13.64%) Robot Framework
3 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) C++ Software Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Software Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Software Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Junior C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Python Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
2 3 (13.64%) CSS
2 3 (13.64%) HTML
2 3 (13.64%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (4.55%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
2 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Linux
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (27.27%) OO
3 6 (27.27%) Scrum
3 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 6 (27.27%) TDD
4 5 (22.73%) OOP
4 5 (22.73%) Pair Programming
4 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 3 (13.64%) Integration Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Open Source
6 3 (13.64%) Refactoring
6 3 (13.64%) Task Automation
6 3 (13.64%) Web Application Development
7 1 (4.55%) Analytics
7 1 (4.55%) Functional Testing
7 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) C++
2 6 (27.27%) Perl
3 5 (22.73%) COBOL
3 5 (22.73%) Delphi
3 5 (22.73%) Python
3 5 (22.73%) VB
4 3 (13.64%) Ruby
4 3 (13.64%) SQL
5 2 (9.09%) C
6 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.55%) C#
6 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Degree
2 7 (31.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Docker
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Ansible
2 3 (13.64%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle
1 2 (9.09%) VMware
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat