The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
South East / Kent
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 79 71
Rank change year-on-year +16 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Unix 13 10 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.95% 1.06% 2.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.63% 4.26% 8.73%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 27
Median salary £39,000 £28,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +39.28% -25.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,650 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,750 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.12% -1.11%  

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 Kent with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 196 235 355
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 29.34% 24.92% 33.02%
Number of salaries quoted 166 212 306
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

Unix
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Unix in Kent

Unix
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Kent over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix in Kent

Unix
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Kent region over the 3 months to 23 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
Folkestone - 8 £39,500 - 3
Chatham +5 1 £21,500 -42.66%
Maidstone +2 1 - -
Westerham - 1 £40,000 - 1
Whitstable - 1 £25,500 -
Unix
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Kent region with a requirement for Unix.

1 23 (50.00%) Linux
1 23 (50.00%) IBM
2 22 (47.83%) AIX
3 18 (39.13%) Windows
4 16 (34.78%) Finance
5 14 (30.43%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 11 (23.91%) Asset Management
6 11 (23.91%) PHP
6 11 (23.91%) Oracle
6 11 (23.91%) Oracle Database
6 11 (23.91%) Patch Management
7 10 (21.74%) Solaris
8 9 (19.57%) Windows Server
9 8 (17.39%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (17.39%) CSS
9 8 (17.39%) HTML
9 8 (17.39%) LANDesk
9 8 (17.39%) SolarWinds
10 7 (15.22%) Open Source
10 7 (15.22%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (15.22%) Java
10 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
10 7 (15.22%) C#
10 7 (15.22%) SOAP
10 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
10 7 (15.22%) XML
10 7 (15.22%) OO
10 7 (15.22%) Red Hat
10 7 (15.22%) Shell Script
11 6 (13.04%) Microsoft

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 (2.17%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.52%) Firewall
2 3 (6.52%) LDAP
2 3 (6.52%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.17%) Internet
3 1 (2.17%) LAN
3 1 (2.17%) SAN
3 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) Oracle Database
2 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
3 6 (13.04%) Oracle9i Database
3 6 (13.04%) RDBMS
3 6 (13.04%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.17%) MySQL
5 1 (2.17%) OLTP
5 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Toad
2 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 16 (34.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) Unix Engineer
2 14 (30.43%) Systems Engineer
3 13 (28.26%) Unix Systems Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Administrator
4 7 (15.22%) Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Senior Unix Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (13.04%) C# Developer
5 6 (13.04%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Senior Unix Systems Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Unix Administrator
5 6 (13.04%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 5 (10.87%) .NET Developer
6 5 (10.87%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (10.87%) DBA
6 5 (10.87%) Oracle DBA
6 5 (10.87%) Senior DBA
6 5 (10.87%) Senior Oracle DBA
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Unix Administrator
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) CSS
1 8 (17.39%) HTML
2 7 (15.22%) SOAP
2 7 (15.22%) XML
3 6 (13.04%) .NET
3 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET
3 6 (13.04%) Web Services
3 6 (13.04%) XHTML
3 6 (13.04%) XSLT
4 3 (6.52%) YAML
5 1 (2.17%) FFmpeg
5 1 (2.17%) HTML5
5 1 (2.17%) jQuery
5 1 (2.17%) JSON
5 1 (2.17%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Replication
2 2 (4.35%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.17%) Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 23 (50.00%) Linux
2 22 (47.83%) AIX
3 18 (39.13%) Windows
4 10 (21.74%) Solaris
5 9 (19.57%) Windows Server
6 6 (13.04%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.17%) HPUX
8 1 (2.17%) SUSE
8 1 (2.17%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 11 (23.91%) Asset Management
2 11 (23.91%) Patch Management
3 7 (15.22%) OO
3 7 (15.22%) Open Source
3 7 (15.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (13.04%) Change Control
4 6 (13.04%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 6 (13.04%) Functional Testing
4 6 (13.04%) OOA/OOD
4 6 (13.04%) Software Testing
4 6 (13.04%) UML
5 5 (10.87%) High Availability
6 4 (8.70%) ITIL
6 4 (8.70%) Line Management
7 3 (6.52%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (6.52%) Change Management
7 3 (6.52%) Contingency Planning
7 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.91%) PHP
2 7 (15.22%) C#
2 7 (15.22%) Java
2 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
2 7 (15.22%) Shell Script
3 6 (13.04%) C
3 6 (13.04%) ECMAScript
3 6 (13.04%) VB
3 6 (13.04%) VB.NET
4 5 (10.87%) PowerShell
4 5 (10.87%) SQL
4 5 (10.87%) VBScript
5 4 (8.70%) Perl
5 4 (8.70%) Python
6 3 (6.52%) Ruby
7 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) CCIE
1 3 (6.52%) CCIE Service Provider
1 3 (6.52%) CCNA
1 3 (6.52%) CCNP
1 3 (6.52%) CCSP
1 3 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (17.39%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (6.52%) NFS
3 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) Data Guard
1 5 (10.87%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (10.87%) Tivoli
1 5 (10.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (6.52%) Ansible
2 3 (6.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (50.00%) IBM
2 11 (23.91%) Oracle
3 8 (17.39%) LANDesk
3 8 (17.39%) SolarWinds
4 7 (15.22%) Red Hat
5 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
6 4 (8.70%) Cisco
7 1 (2.17%) Sun
Westerham, Kent
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Perkbo
Posted: 12 hours ago
Folkestone
Saga
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £39,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Folkestone
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago