Period
to 18 January 2018

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 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 68 87
Rank change year-on-year -23 +19 +25
Permanent jobs citing Unix 88 110 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.86% 4.15% 2.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.69% 12.99% 9.72%
Number of salaries quoted 64 73 77
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +23.53% +18.06%
10th Percentile £32,875 £31,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £66,750 £95,000 £70,000
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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 753 847 1,018
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 24.50% 31.95% 30.75%
Number of salaries quoted 586 678 736
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.46% -2.35% +21.43%
10th Percentile £23,250 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £61,250
South East median annual salary £40,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -4.71% +2.41% +3.75%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

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 6 months to 18 January 2018.

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 6 months to 18 January 2018. 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
Oxford -3 41 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Abingdon -3 22 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Banbury -8 8 £55,000 -31.25%
Wallingford - 1 £37,500 -
Unix
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 41 (46.59%) Linux
2 35 (39.77%) Python
3 27 (30.68%) Firewall
4 26 (29.55%) Configuration Management
5 23 (26.14%) Mentoring
6 22 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
7 21 (23.86%) Bash Shell
8 20 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (22.73%) Software Engineering
9 19 (21.59%) Penetration Testing
9 19 (21.59%) Perl
10 18 (20.45%) Test Automation
11 17 (19.32%) Docker
12 16 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
12 16 (18.18%) Sophos
13 15 (17.05%) C
13 15 (17.05%) Degree
14 14 (15.91%) Network Security
14 14 (15.91%) Web Services
15 13 (14.77%) C++
15 13 (14.77%) DNS
15 13 (14.77%) SaaS
16 12 (13.64%) DevOps
16 12 (13.64%) Juniper
16 12 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
17 11 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
17 11 (12.50%) Cisco
17 11 (12.50%) VPN
17 11 (12.50%) OWASP
18 10 (11.36%) CentOS

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 6 (6.82%) nginx
2 3 (3.41%) Apache
2 3 (3.41%) lighttpd
3 2 (2.27%) Drupal
3 2 (2.27%) JBoss
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 22 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (14.77%) SaaS
3 6 (6.82%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (6.82%) Amazon S3
4 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (4.55%) Amazon Kinesis
5 4 (4.55%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (2.27%) Route 53
6 2 (2.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (30.68%) Firewall
2 14 (15.91%) Network Security
3 13 (14.77%) DNS
4 11 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 11 (12.50%) VPN
5 8 (9.09%) BGP
6 7 (7.95%) Ethernet
6 7 (7.95%) Radio Access Network
6 7 (7.95%) SS7
6 7 (7.95%) TCP/IP
6 7 (7.95%) VoLTE
7 6 (6.82%) LDAP
8 3 (3.41%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (3.41%) IPsec
8 3 (3.41%) Junos
8 3 (3.41%) OpenVPN
8 3 (3.41%) OSPF
8 3 (3.41%) SSH
8 3 (3.41%) SSL
8 3 (3.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (6.82%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (4.55%) Big Data
3 4 (4.55%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.55%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (7.95%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.68%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.14%) JIRA
3 1 (1.14%) TestLink
3 1 (1.14%) TestRail
General
1 7 (7.95%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.27%) Electronics
2 2 (2.27%) Marketing
3 1 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (22.73%) Network Engineer
2 18 (20.45%) Software Engineer
3 14 (15.91%) Developer
4 13 (14.77%) Analyst
5 12 (13.64%) Network Security Engineer
5 12 (13.64%) Security Analyst
5 12 (13.64%) Security Engineer
6 9 (10.23%) Administrator
6 9 (10.23%) Incident Analyst
6 9 (10.23%) Security Incident Analyst
7 8 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
8 7 (7.95%) AWS Engineer
8 7 (7.95%) Core Network Engineer
8 7 (7.95%) IP Engineer
8 7 (7.95%) IP Network Engineer
8 7 (7.95%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (7.95%) RAN Engineer
8 7 (7.95%) VoLTE Engineer
9 6 (6.82%) AWS DevOps
9 6 (6.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.91%) Web Services
2 7 (7.95%) Django
3 6 (6.82%) Catalyst
4 4 (4.55%) Castor
5 3 (3.41%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (3.41%) SAML
6 2 (2.27%) Apache CXF
6 2 (2.27%) CSS
6 2 (2.27%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.27%) HTML
6 2 (2.27%) jQuery
6 2 (2.27%) LAMP
6 2 (2.27%) Spring
7 1 (1.14%) Flash
7 1 (1.14%) JSON
7 1 (1.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.23%) Spread Betting
2 8 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 8 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
3 7 (7.95%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.95%) Smartphone
4 5 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.68%) Replication
5 4 (4.55%) Clustering
5 4 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.55%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (4.55%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.14%) Celerra
7 1 (1.14%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.14%) CMDB
7 1 (1.14%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.14%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 41 (46.59%) Linux
2 10 (11.36%) CentOS
3 7 (7.95%) AIX
3 7 (7.95%) Android
3 7 (7.95%) Solaris
3 7 (7.95%) Windows
4 3 (3.41%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.55%) Configuration Management
2 23 (26.14%) Mentoring
3 20 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (22.73%) Software Engineering
4 19 (21.59%) Penetration Testing
5 18 (20.45%) Test Automation
6 16 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
7 12 (13.64%) DevOps
8 11 (12.50%) OWASP
9 10 (11.36%) Change Control
10 9 (10.23%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (10.23%) Issue Tracking
10 9 (10.23%) Statistics
10 9 (10.23%) Test Planning
11 7 (7.95%) Coaching
11 7 (7.95%) Collaborative Working
11 7 (7.95%) Network Design
11 7 (7.95%) Pair Programming
11 7 (7.95%) Regression Testing
11 7 (7.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 35 (39.77%) Python
2 21 (23.86%) Bash Shell
3 19 (21.59%) Perl
4 15 (17.05%) C
5 13 (14.77%) C++
6 6 (6.82%) Java
7 2 (2.27%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.27%) Korn
7 2 (2.27%) PHP
8 1 (1.14%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.14%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.14%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (17.05%) Degree
2 10 (11.36%) CCNP
2 10 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (7.95%) DV Cleared
3 7 (7.95%) Security Cleared
4 6 (6.82%) CEH
5 5 (5.68%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.27%) CISSP
6 2 (2.27%) CSSLP
6 2 (2.27%) SANS
7 1 (1.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) QA
2 2 (2.27%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (19.32%) Docker
2 4 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (3.41%) Postfix
3 3 (3.41%) Varnish
4 1 (1.14%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (10.23%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (6.82%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 5 (5.68%) Ansible
3 5 (5.68%) Nagios
4 4 (4.55%) Data Guard
4 4 (4.55%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 4 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (4.55%) Terraform
5 3 (3.41%) Cacti
6 2 (2.27%) SCOM
7 1 (1.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (18.18%) Sophos
2 12 (13.64%) Juniper
3 11 (12.50%) Cisco
4 8 (9.09%) HP
5 6 (6.82%) Oracle
6 5 (5.68%) Microsoft
7 3 (3.41%) Atlassian
7 3 (3.41%) Sun
8 2 (2.27%) Palo Alto
8 2 (2.27%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.14%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.14%) Agilent
9 1 (1.14%) Brocade
9 1 (1.14%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.14%) EMC
9 1 (1.14%) IBM
9 1 (1.14%) Isilon
9 1 (1.14%) Remedy