The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 94 62
Rank change year-on-year +17 -32  
Permanent jobs citing Unix 37 23 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.61% 1.61% 3.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.96% 4.75% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 32 15 34
Median salary £53,750 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.44% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,500 £33,092
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £45,000 £53,200
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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 465 484 418
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 32.77% 33.82% 30.05%
Number of salaries quoted 424 375 326
Median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

Unix
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Unix in Oxfordshire

Unix
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix in Oxfordshire

Unix
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Oxfordshire 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
Oxford +8 16 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Banbury - 6 £50,000 - 1
Abingdon +12 2 - - 2
Unix
South East

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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 66 (83.54%) Linux
2 29 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (31.65%) C
4 24 (30.38%) Python
5 23 (29.11%) Data Centre
6 22 (27.85%) Java
7 20 (25.32%) Cybersecurity
8 19 (24.05%) Windows
8 19 (24.05%) Penetration Testing
9 17 (21.52%) Degree
9 17 (21.52%) DV Cleared
9 17 (21.52%) Security Cleared
9 17 (21.52%) Open Source
10 16 (20.25%) Telecoms
10 16 (20.25%) SQL
11 14 (17.72%) JSP
12 13 (16.46%) J2EE
12 13 (16.46%) Oracle
13 12 (15.19%) XML
13 12 (15.19%) OO
13 12 (15.19%) Data Modelling
14 11 (13.92%) OOD
14 11 (13.92%) C++
14 11 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (13.92%) Software Engineering
14 11 (13.92%) Network Design
14 11 (13.92%) VMware
14 11 (13.92%) Go
15 10 (12.66%) Performance Tuning
15 10 (12.66%) Computer Science

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 7 (8.86%) JBoss
2 6 (7.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.27%) Apache
4 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.27%) IIS
4 1 (1.27%) lighttpd
4 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.27%) nginx
4 1 (1.27%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) MS Office
2 2 (2.53%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.27%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.13%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (10.13%) GitHub
2 6 (7.59%) Amazon S3
2 6 (7.59%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (5.06%) Office 365
4 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.27%) Heroku
5 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.66%) SS7
2 9 (11.39%) Firewall
3 7 (8.86%) SAN
4 6 (7.59%) Ethernet
5 5 (6.33%) DNS
5 5 (6.33%) Network Security
5 5 (6.33%) TCP/IP
5 5 (6.33%) VPN
5 5 (6.33%) WAN
6 4 (5.06%) DHCP
6 4 (5.06%) FTP
6 4 (5.06%) HTTP
6 4 (5.06%) LAN
6 4 (5.06%) NAS
6 4 (5.06%) SMTP
7 2 (2.53%) SSL
7 2 (2.53%) VLAN
7 2 (2.53%) VoIP
8 1 (1.27%) LDAP
8 1 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.59%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (7.59%) Oracle BI EE
1 6 (7.59%) Oracle Database
1 6 (7.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.06%) OLAP
3 3 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.53%) MySQL
5 1 (1.27%) InfluxDB
5 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (8.86%) JUnit
2 6 (7.59%) Ant
2 6 (7.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (7.59%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.59%) Mockito
2 6 (7.59%) Selenium
2 6 (7.59%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (2.53%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.53%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.27%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.27%) Subversion
4 1 (1.27%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.27%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 16 (20.25%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.33%) Electronics
3 3 (3.80%) Finance
4 2 (2.53%) Marketing
5 1 (1.27%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.27%) Automotive
5 1 (1.27%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.27%) Publishing
5 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (25.32%) Administrator
2 18 (22.78%) Developer
3 16 (20.25%) Systems Administrator
4 11 (13.92%) Network Engineer
5 10 (12.66%) Telecoms Engineer
6 9 (11.39%) Linux Administrator
7 7 (8.86%) Junior
7 7 (8.86%) Junior Systems Administrator
7 7 (8.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 7 (8.86%) Senior Developer
7 7 (8.86%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (7.59%) Junior Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (6.33%) IT Administrator
9 5 (6.33%) IT Systems Administrator
10 4 (5.06%) C++ Software Engineer
10 4 (5.06%) Electronics Engineer
10 4 (5.06%) IP Network Engineer
10 4 (5.06%) Java Developer
10 4 (5.06%) Java Team Leader
10 4 (5.06%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.72%) JSP
2 13 (16.46%) J2EE
3 12 (15.19%) XML
4 9 (11.39%) Spring
4 9 (11.39%) Struts
5 8 (10.13%) Web Services
6 7 (8.86%) .NET
7 6 (7.59%) Apache Camel
7 6 (7.59%) EJB
7 6 (7.59%) HTML
7 6 (7.59%) JMS
7 6 (7.59%) JSF
7 6 (7.59%) REST
7 6 (7.59%) SOAP
7 6 (7.59%) Spring Boot
7 6 (7.59%) Spring MVC
7 6 (7.59%) WireMock
8 4 (5.06%) Qt
9 2 (2.53%) Behat
9 2 (2.53%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 23 (29.11%) Data Centre
2 10 (12.66%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.59%) N-Tier
4 5 (6.33%) Algorithms
4 5 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.06%) Smartphone
6 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 66 (83.54%) Linux
2 19 (24.05%) Windows
3 5 (6.33%) Mac OS
4 4 (5.06%) Android
4 4 (5.06%) Apple iOS
4 4 (5.06%) SUSE
4 4 (5.06%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.27%) CentOS
5 1 (1.27%) FreeBSD
5 1 (1.27%) NetWare
5 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.27%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (25.32%) Cybersecurity
3 19 (24.05%) Penetration Testing
4 17 (21.52%) Open Source
5 12 (15.19%) Data Modelling
5 12 (15.19%) OO
6 11 (13.92%) Network Design
6 11 (13.92%) OOD
6 11 (13.92%) Software Engineering
7 10 (12.66%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (11.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 8 (10.13%) Physics
9 8 (10.13%) TDD
10 7 (8.86%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (7.59%) Content Management
11 6 (7.59%) ETL
11 6 (7.59%) MVC
11 6 (7.59%) OOP
11 6 (7.59%) Scrum
11 6 (7.59%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 25 (31.65%) C
2 24 (30.38%) Python
3 22 (27.85%) Java
4 16 (20.25%) SQL
5 11 (13.92%) C++
5 11 (13.92%) Go
6 10 (12.66%) Bash Shell
6 10 (12.66%) Perl
7 9 (11.39%) JavaScript
7 9 (11.39%) Ruby
8 6 (7.59%) PL/SQL
9 5 (6.33%) C#
9 5 (6.33%) Embedded C
10 4 (5.06%) Embedded C++
11 2 (2.53%) PHP
12 1 (1.27%) Delphi
12 1 (1.27%) Fortran
12 1 (1.27%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.27%) Pascal
12 1 (1.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (21.52%) Degree
1 17 (21.52%) DV Cleared
1 17 (21.52%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.53%) CCNA
3 2 (2.53%) MCP
4 1 (1.27%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.27%) CISSP
4 1 (1.27%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.27%) JNCIA
4 1 (1.27%) MCSE
4 1 (1.27%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (1.27%) PhD
4 1 (1.27%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.86%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.06%) Firmware
4 2 (2.53%) Docker
5 1 (1.27%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.27%) Postfix
5 1 (1.27%) Varnish
5 1 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) Puppet
2 2 (2.53%) Nagios
3 1 (1.27%) Ansible
3 1 (1.27%) Cacti
3 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.27%) SCOM
3 1 (1.27%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 13 (16.46%) Oracle
2 11 (13.92%) VMware
3 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.59%) Talend
5 5 (6.33%) Apple
5 5 (6.33%) HP
5 5 (6.33%) Juniper
5 5 (6.33%) Sophos
6 4 (5.06%) EMC
6 4 (5.06%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.27%) Cisco
7 1 (1.27%) NetApp
7 1 (1.27%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.27%) Polycom
7 1 (1.27%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.27%) SolarWinds
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