Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
South East > Kent
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 113 36
Rank change year-on-year +25 -77 +75
Permanent jobs citing Unix 24 13 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.81% 0.76% 7.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.69% 3.10% 20.18%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 147
Kent median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.25% - -36.00%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,375 £28,950
90th Percentile £85,000 £49,046 £46,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%

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 Kent with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 312 420 778
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 23.58% 24.58% 34.81%
Number of salaries quoted 275 374 689
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.60% -3.75%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £24,850
90th Percentile £63,250 £58,750 £55,000
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
Folkestone - 9 £39,000 -
Westerham -5 3 £47,500 +58.33% 2
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £50,000 -
Chatham +1 1 £21,500 -33.85%
Sevenoaks - 1 £37,500 -
Whitstable - 1 £25,500 - 1
Unix
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 11 (45.83%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) Finance
3 9 (37.50%) HTML
4 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (29.17%) PHP
5 7 (29.17%) CSS
6 6 (25.00%) SOAP
6 6 (25.00%) XML
6 6 (25.00%) MySQL
6 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (25.00%) Linux
6 6 (25.00%) JSON
7 5 (20.83%) HTML5
7 5 (20.83%) C
7 5 (20.83%) SQL
8 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (16.67%) Perl
8 4 (16.67%) Python
8 4 (16.67%) IBM
8 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
8 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (16.67%) Open Source
8 4 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
8 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (16.67%) Time Management
8 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (12.50%) IT Strategy
9 3 (12.50%) Collaborative Working

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 (4.17%) Apache
1 1 (4.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) SAN
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) MySQL
2 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.33%) Toad
3 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Hindi Language
2 3 (12.50%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Unix Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 4 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Architect
4 3 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) PHP Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Ruby Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Unix Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) DBA
5 2 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (8.33%) Senior DBA
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) HTML
2 7 (29.17%) CSS
3 6 (25.00%) JSON
3 6 (25.00%) SOAP
3 6 (25.00%) XML
4 5 (20.83%) HTML5
5 3 (12.50%) jQuery
6 2 (8.33%) Semantic HTML
7 1 (4.17%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (12.50%) Cloud Native
2 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (8.33%) Replication
4 1 (4.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (12.50%) AIX
4 1 (4.17%) HPUX
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Solaris
4 1 (4.17%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (16.67%) Open Source
2 4 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
2 4 (16.67%) Time Management
2 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
3 3 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (12.50%) Data Governance
3 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 3 (12.50%) ETL
3 3 (12.50%) ETL Development
3 3 (12.50%) Extreme Programming
3 3 (12.50%) Information Security
3 3 (12.50%) IT Strategy
3 3 (12.50%) Kanban
3 3 (12.50%) Statistics
3 3 (12.50%) TDD
3 3 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) PHP
2 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.83%) C
3 5 (20.83%) SQL
4 4 (16.67%) Perl
4 4 (16.67%) Python
4 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 3 (12.50%) C++
5 3 (12.50%) COBOL
5 3 (12.50%) Go
5 3 (12.50%) Ruby
6 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) GDPR
2 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Data Guard
1 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (8.33%) Tivoli
1 2 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) IBM
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) Google
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.17%) Sun