Period
to 20 November 2017

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

Unix
England > North East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 34 70
Rank change year-on-year -54 +36 -41
Permanent jobs citing Unix 27 98 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.97% 6.56% 3.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.21% 25.45% 17.63%
Number of salaries quoted 24 68 47
North East median annual salary £41,500 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.69% +8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £31,875 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,420 £48,562 £41,300
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 the North East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 329 385 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 24.05% 25.79% 18.91%
Number of salaries quoted 296 311 252
North East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.48% +8.06%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,500 £47,500 £51,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in the North East

Unix
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Unix in the North East

Unix
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in the North East over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix in the North East

Unix
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the North East region over the 6 months to 20 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
Tyne and Wear -40 17 £48,750 +39.29% 3
Durham -27 9 £41,500 +31.75% 2
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 North East region with a requirement for Unix.

1 21 (77.78%) Oracle
2 15 (55.56%) Windows
3 13 (48.15%) JBoss
4 12 (44.44%) Java
5 11 (40.74%) SQL
5 11 (40.74%) Linux
6 9 (33.33%) Korn
6 9 (33.33%) Bash Shell
7 8 (29.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (29.63%) VMware
7 8 (29.63%) ITIL
7 8 (29.63%) Cognos
7 8 (29.63%) SOA
7 8 (29.63%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (25.93%) Shell Script
8 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Office
8 7 (25.93%) Firewall
8 7 (25.93%) Finance
9 6 (22.22%) SUSE
9 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
9 6 (22.22%) Hibernate
9 6 (22.22%) Clustering
9 6 (22.22%) Spring
9 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
9 6 (22.22%) WebLogic
9 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
9 6 (22.22%) C
9 6 (22.22%) C++
9 6 (22.22%) HTML

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 13 (48.15%) JBoss
2 8 (29.63%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (29.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (22.22%) Apache
3 6 (22.22%) iPlanet
3 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 6 (22.22%) Tomcat
3 6 (22.22%) WebLogic
4 5 (18.52%) MQSeries
4 5 (18.52%) OpenStack
4 5 (18.52%) WebLogic Portal
5 3 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (7.41%) Confluence
7 1 (3.70%) Documentum
7 1 (3.70%) Drupal
7 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.41%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) Firewall
2 6 (22.22%) SAN
2 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 5 (18.52%) LDAP
3 5 (18.52%) NAS
4 4 (14.81%) DNS
5 3 (11.11%) VLAN
6 2 (7.41%) FCoE
6 2 (7.41%) iSCSI
6 2 (7.41%) VPN
6 2 (7.41%) WAN
7 1 (3.70%) Network Security
7 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (3.70%) Wireless
7 1 (3.70%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
4 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.41%) SQLPlus
5 1 (3.70%) GIS
5 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) JIRA
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.70%) Toad
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Billing
3 1 (3.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Applications Support
2 6 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Applications Support Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Support Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Unix Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Unix Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Lead Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.70%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (3.70%) Lead DevOps
6 1 (3.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) Apache CXF
1 6 (22.22%) CSS
1 6 (22.22%) Hibernate
1 6 (22.22%) HTML
1 6 (22.22%) J2EE
1 6 (22.22%) jQuery
1 6 (22.22%) Spring
1 6 (22.22%) Web Services
2 3 (11.11%) .NET
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle ADF
4 1 (3.70%) COM
4 1 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Clustering
2 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
3 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.41%) Grid Computing
5 1 (3.70%) CESG
5 1 (3.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (55.56%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) Linux
3 6 (22.22%) AIX
3 6 (22.22%) HPUX
3 6 (22.22%) Solaris
3 6 (22.22%) SUSE
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) ITIL
1 8 (29.63%) SOA
2 6 (22.22%) API Design
2 6 (22.22%) High Availability
3 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (18.52%) Case Management
3 5 (18.52%) Load Balancing
3 5 (18.52%) Problem Management
4 3 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 3 (11.11%) Coaching
4 3 (11.11%) DevOps
4 3 (11.11%) Migration
4 3 (11.11%) OO
4 3 (11.11%) OOP
4 3 (11.11%) Open Source
4 3 (11.11%) Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (11.11%) SDLC
4 3 (11.11%) Service Management
4 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) Java
2 11 (40.74%) SQL
3 9 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 9 (33.33%) Korn
4 7 (25.93%) Shell Script
5 6 (22.22%) C
5 6 (22.22%) C++
5 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 5 (18.52%) Perl
7 3 (11.11%) C#
7 3 (11.11%) C-shell
7 3 (11.11%) PL/SQL
7 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
8 2 (7.41%) Python
8 2 (7.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (3.70%) CISM
1 1 (3.70%) CISSP
1 1 (3.70%) CITP
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
1 1 (3.70%) IISP
1 1 (3.70%) ISEB
1 1 (3.70%) ISSAP
1 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.70%) MBCS
1 1 (3.70%) MCSA
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) COBIT
1 1 (3.70%) GDPR
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (3.70%) QA
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 6 (22.22%) KVM
2 6 (22.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 5 (18.52%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
5 2 (7.41%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) OpenView
2 1 (3.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (77.78%) Oracle
2 8 (29.63%) Cognos
2 8 (29.63%) VMware
3 6 (22.22%) PlateSpin
3 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 6 (22.22%) Sun
3 6 (22.22%) Veritas
4 5 (18.52%) Cisco
4 5 (18.52%) F5
4 5 (18.52%) HP
4 5 (18.52%) Opsware
5 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
6 3 (11.11%) Borland
6 3 (11.11%) Progress
7 1 (3.70%) EnterpriseDB
7 1 (3.70%) Pega