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

Unix
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 71 60
Rank change year-on-year +10 -11  
Permanent jobs citing Unix 31 35 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.01% 3.23% 3.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.08% 13.94% 11.66%
Number of salaries quoted 18 20 24
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £47,700
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% -5.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £31,750 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £63,250 £86,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.17%  

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 237 251 326
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 23.01% 23.18% 25.98%
Number of salaries quoted 192 182 237
Median salary £42,000 £28,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -37.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £55,000
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 28 March 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 28 March 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
Colchester +1 8 £52,500 +55.55%
Saffron Walden -1 5 £31,498 -30.00% 2
Chelmsford - 2 £37,500 -
Witham - 2 £20,500 -
Southend-on-Sea +11 1 £50,000 +23.45%
Basildon +8 1 - -
Unix
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 39 (70.91%) Linux
2 24 (43.64%) SQL
3 20 (36.36%) Windows
4 19 (34.55%) Oracle
5 16 (29.09%) PL/SQL
5 16 (29.09%) Degree
6 14 (25.45%) Oracle Database
7 13 (23.64%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (21.82%) Oracle Database 12c
8 12 (21.82%) Relational Database
8 12 (21.82%) Python
8 12 (21.82%) LDAP
8 12 (21.82%) Shell Script
8 12 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (20.00%) Perl
9 11 (20.00%) RDBMS
9 11 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 11 (20.00%) OCP
9 11 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
9 11 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
10 10 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (18.18%) Bash Shell
11 9 (16.36%) vSphere
11 9 (16.36%) Cisco
11 9 (16.36%) ETL
11 9 (16.36%) Nagios
12 8 (14.55%) Firewall
12 8 (14.55%) MySQL
12 8 (14.55%) Computer Science
13 7 (12.73%) Windows Server

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 2 (3.64%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.82%) Apache
2 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.09%) GitHub
2 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.09%) Office 365
3 1 (1.82%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.82%) LDAP
2 8 (14.55%) Firewall
3 7 (12.73%) DNS
3 7 (12.73%) FTP
3 7 (12.73%) Internet
3 7 (12.73%) SMTP
4 6 (10.91%) BGP
4 6 (10.91%) EIGRP
4 6 (10.91%) Extranet
4 6 (10.91%) IMAP
4 6 (10.91%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (10.91%) IPsec
4 6 (10.91%) LAN
4 6 (10.91%) MPLS
4 6 (10.91%) Network Security
4 6 (10.91%) OSPF
4 6 (10.91%) SSL
4 6 (10.91%) VoIP
4 6 (10.91%) VPN
4 6 (10.91%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.45%) Oracle Database
2 13 (23.64%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (21.82%) Oracle Database 12c
3 12 (21.82%) Relational Database
4 11 (20.00%) RDBMS
5 8 (14.55%) MySQL
6 5 (9.09%) Hadoop
7 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
8 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.82%) DataStage
9 1 (1.82%) Geospatial Data
9 1 (1.82%) GIS
9 1 (1.82%) Informix
9 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.82%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (1.82%) SQLPlus
9 1 (1.82%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Xcode
2 1 (1.82%) NetBeans
General
1 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (34.55%) Developer
2 9 (16.36%) Database Developer
2 9 (16.36%) Oracle Developer
3 8 (14.55%) Administrator
3 8 (14.55%) Oracle Database Developer
3 8 (14.55%) Support Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Network Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Storage Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
6 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) iOS Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) DBA
7 4 (7.27%) Oracle DBA
7 4 (7.27%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.73%) XML
2 6 (10.91%) JSON
3 5 (9.09%) Cocoa
3 5 (9.09%) Core Animation
3 5 (9.09%) Core Data
3 5 (9.09%) HTML
3 5 (9.09%) iOS SDK
3 5 (9.09%) iPhone SDK
3 5 (9.09%) RESTful
4 1 (1.82%) .NET
4 1 (1.82%) Ajax
4 1 (1.82%) J2EE
4 1 (1.82%) jOOQ
4 1 (1.82%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.55%) Computer Science
3 6 (10.91%) Data Centre
4 5 (9.09%) Animation
4 5 (9.09%) iPhone
5 4 (7.27%) e-Health
5 4 (7.27%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.82%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.82%) iPad
6 1 (1.82%) Life Science
6 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.82%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 39 (70.91%) Linux
2 20 (36.36%) Windows
3 7 (12.73%) Windows Server
4 6 (10.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (9.09%) Android
5 5 (9.09%) Apple iOS
5 5 (9.09%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.64%) Solaris
7 1 (1.82%) AIX
7 1 (1.82%) CentOS
7 1 (1.82%) HPUX
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (16.36%) ETL
3 6 (10.91%) ITIL
4 5 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (9.09%) iOS Development
4 5 (9.09%) MVC
4 5 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
4 5 (9.09%) OOD
4 5 (9.09%) Pair Programming
4 5 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (9.09%) Progressive Enhancement
4 5 (9.09%) Push Notifications
4 5 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (9.09%) TDD
4 5 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
5 4 (7.27%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 4 (7.27%) High Availability
5 4 (7.27%) Software Engineering
5 4 (7.27%) Structured Programming
Programming Languages
1 24 (43.64%) SQL
2 16 (29.09%) PL/SQL
3 12 (21.82%) Python
3 12 (21.82%) Shell Script
4 11 (20.00%) Perl
5 10 (18.18%) Bash Shell
6 6 (10.91%) C++
6 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
7 5 (9.09%) Apple Swift
7 5 (9.09%) Java
7 5 (9.09%) Objective-C
7 5 (9.09%) PHP
8 4 (7.27%) VB
9 1 (1.82%) C
9 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (29.09%) Degree
2 11 (20.00%) OCP
2 11 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
3 7 (12.73%) CCNP
3 7 (12.73%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (10.91%) JNCIP
5 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 4 (7.27%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.82%) CCIE
7 1 (1.82%) CCNA
7 1 (1.82%) CCSP
7 1 (1.82%) MCITP
7 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 11 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.36%) vSphere
3 6 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.82%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (1.82%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (16.36%) Nagios
3 6 (10.91%) Ansible
3 6 (10.91%) Puppet
4 5 (9.09%) CFEngine
4 5 (9.09%) ZABBIX
5 4 (7.27%) BMC PATROL
5 4 (7.27%) OpenView
5 4 (7.27%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (7.27%) Tivoli
5 4 (7.27%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Data Guard
7 1 (1.82%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.82%) Salt
7 1 (1.82%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 19 (34.55%) Oracle
2 9 (16.36%) Cisco
3 7 (12.73%) NetApp
4 6 (10.91%) HP
4 6 (10.91%) IBM
4 6 (10.91%) Juniper
4 6 (10.91%) Red Hat
4 6 (10.91%) VMware
5 5 (9.09%) Hortonworks
6 4 (7.27%) BMC
6 4 (7.27%) CA
6 4 (7.27%) Compuware
6 4 (7.27%) Dynatrace
6 4 (7.27%) Nimsoft
7 2 (3.64%) Sybase
8 1 (1.82%) Adobe
8 1 (1.82%) EMC
8 1 (1.82%) Sun
8 1 (1.82%) Symantec
8 1 (1.82%) Teradata