The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 67 78
Rank change year-on-year +17 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Unix 44 21 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.61% 2.13% 1.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.19% 8.97% 9.88%
Number of salaries quoted 41 17 8
Median salary £34,000 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.88% +3.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £19,500 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,500 £58,800
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22%  

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 Essex with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 256 234 243
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 26.81% 23.68% 19.42%
Number of salaries quoted 216 190 143
Median salary £36,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.29% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

Unix
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Unix in Essex

Unix
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Essex over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix in Essex

Unix
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Saffron Walden -6 13 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Chelmsford -16 10 £37,000 +89.74%
Southend-on-Sea +20 3 £28,000 -39.78%
Colchester +1 1 £52,500 -
Unix
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Essex region with a requirement for Unix.

1 66 (88.00%) Linux
2 35 (46.67%) SQL
3 32 (42.67%) Oracle
4 26 (34.67%) Python
5 25 (33.33%) Windows
6 24 (32.00%) PL/SQL
6 24 (32.00%) Oracle Database
7 23 (30.67%) Oracle Database 11g
8 22 (29.33%) Shell Script
9 21 (28.00%) Degree
10 20 (26.67%) Java
11 19 (25.33%) Perl
12 18 (24.00%) Performance Tuning
12 18 (24.00%) Oracle Database 12c
13 17 (22.67%) OCP
13 17 (22.67%) Oracle Certification
14 16 (21.33%) Active Directory
14 16 (21.33%) SQL Server
15 14 (18.67%) ITIL
16 12 (16.00%) VMware
16 12 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
17 11 (14.67%) SQL Server 2014
17 11 (14.67%) SQL Server 2012
17 11 (14.67%) High Availability
17 11 (14.67%) Data Guard
17 11 (14.67%) Oracle RMAN
17 11 (14.67%) Disaster Recovery
18 10 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
18 10 (13.33%) Bash Shell

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 6 (8.00%) Apache
2 5 (6.67%) JBoss
2 5 (6.67%) NetWeaver
2 5 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (6.67%) Office 365
2 1 (1.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.67%) TCP/IP
2 7 (9.33%) VoIP
3 6 (8.00%) DHCP
3 6 (8.00%) LDAP
4 4 (5.33%) Firewall
5 2 (2.67%) Internet
5 2 (2.67%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.33%) BGP
6 1 (1.33%) EIGRP
6 1 (1.33%) Extranet
6 1 (1.33%) FTP
6 1 (1.33%) IMAP
6 1 (1.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.33%) IPsec
6 1 (1.33%) MPLS
6 1 (1.33%) NAS
6 1 (1.33%) Network Security
6 1 (1.33%) OSPF
6 1 (1.33%) SMTP
6 1 (1.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (32.00%) Oracle Database
2 23 (30.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 18 (24.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 16 (21.33%) SQL Server
5 11 (14.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (14.67%) SQL Server 2014
6 9 (12.00%) Relational Database
7 8 (10.67%) MySQL
8 7 (9.33%) RDBMS
9 5 (6.67%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.33%) Geospatial Data
10 1 (1.33%) GIS
10 1 (1.33%) Informix
10 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Eclipse
1 5 (6.67%) Toad
2 1 (1.33%) NetBeans
General
1 6 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (32.00%) Developer
2 17 (22.67%) Administrator
3 15 (20.00%) DBA
4 11 (14.67%) Oracle DBA
5 10 (13.33%) Support Engineer
6 9 (12.00%) Network Engineer
7 8 (10.67%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (9.33%) Database Developer
8 7 (9.33%) Java Developer
8 7 (9.33%) Junior
9 6 (8.00%) Junior Developer
9 6 (8.00%) Junior Java Developer
9 6 (8.00%) Mid-Level Java Developer
9 6 (8.00%) Oracle Database Developer
9 6 (8.00%) Oracle Developer
9 6 (8.00%) Python Developer
9 6 (8.00%) Storage Engineer
10 5 (6.67%) Data Scientist
10 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
10 5 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.00%) HTML
1 6 (8.00%) XML
2 5 (6.67%) Ajax
2 5 (6.67%) EJB
2 5 (6.67%) Hibernate
2 5 (6.67%) J2EE
2 5 (6.67%) JMS
2 5 (6.67%) jQuery
2 5 (6.67%) REST
2 5 (6.67%) SOAP
2 5 (6.67%) Spring
2 5 (6.67%) Struts
2 5 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (1.33%) HTML5
3 1 (1.33%) jOOQ
3 1 (1.33%) Moose
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.67%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.00%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (6.67%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 66 (88.00%) Linux
2 25 (33.33%) Windows
3 7 (9.33%) Windows Server
4 6 (8.00%) Mac OS
4 6 (8.00%) Mac OS X
4 6 (8.00%) Mac OS X Server
5 5 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (6.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.00%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (18.67%) ITIL
3 12 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (14.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (14.67%) High Availability
5 6 (8.00%) Bioinformatics
5 6 (8.00%) Data Analysis
5 6 (8.00%) ETL
5 6 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (8.00%) OO
5 6 (8.00%) System Testing
6 5 (6.67%) Biology
6 5 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 5 (6.67%) Data Visualisation
6 5 (6.67%) Mathematics
6 5 (6.67%) Multithreading
6 5 (6.67%) MVC
6 5 (6.67%) SDLC
6 5 (6.67%) Statistical Analysis
6 5 (6.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 35 (46.67%) SQL
2 26 (34.67%) Python
3 24 (32.00%) PL/SQL
4 22 (29.33%) Shell Script
5 20 (26.67%) Java
6 19 (25.33%) Perl
7 10 (13.33%) Bash Shell
8 9 (12.00%) C
9 8 (10.67%) C++
10 7 (9.33%) C#
11 6 (8.00%) JavaScript
12 5 (6.67%) R
13 1 (1.33%) COBOL
13 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (28.00%) Degree
2 17 (22.67%) OCP
2 17 (22.67%) Oracle Certification
3 5 (6.67%) PhD
4 3 (4.00%) CCNP
4 3 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.67%) CCIE
5 2 (2.67%) CCIE Service Provider
5 2 (2.67%) CCNA
5 2 (2.67%) CCSP
6 1 (1.33%) JNCIP
System Software
1 16 (21.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (6.67%) vSphere
4 1 (1.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (14.67%) Data Guard
1 11 (14.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 10 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (6.67%) Ansible
3 5 (6.67%) CFEngine
3 5 (6.67%) Nagios
3 5 (6.67%) Puppet
3 5 (6.67%) ZABBIX
4 3 (4.00%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (1.33%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.33%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 32 (42.67%) Oracle
2 12 (16.00%) VMware
3 7 (9.33%) NetApp
4 5 (6.67%) Cisco
4 5 (6.67%) Hortonworks
4 5 (6.67%) Pega
4 5 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 5 (6.67%) SAP
5 3 (4.00%) Apple
5 3 (4.00%) Sybase
6 2 (2.67%) IBM
7 1 (1.33%) EMC
7 1 (1.33%) HP
7 1 (1.33%) Juniper
7 1 (1.33%) Micro Focus
7 1 (1.33%) Symantec
Harlow, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Saffron Walden, Cambridgeshire
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £35-45,000 + Bens
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