Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
South West > Somerset
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 73 65 88
Rank change year-on-year -8 +23 -63
Permanent jobs citing Unix 24 45 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.40% 3.67% 2.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.63% 16.54% 8.56%
Number of salaries quoted 24 27 28
Somerset median annual salary £50,000 £34,712 £34,125
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.04% +1.72% -19.71%
10th Percentile £40,000 £25,000 £17,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,500 £45,854
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -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 Somerset with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 278 272 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 27.74% 22.17% 25.85%
Number of salaries quoted 187 213 298
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.04% -0.67%
10th Percentile £24,856 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £68,000 £53,300 £57,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year - +8.84% -2.00%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Somerset

Unix
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Unix in Somerset

Unix
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Somerset over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Unix in Somerset

Unix
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 17 January 2019. 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
Bridgwater -1 20 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Bath -1 4 £55,000 +83.33%
Unix
South West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, IT jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Unix.

1 23 (95.83%) Linux
2 20 (83.33%) PHP
2 20 (83.33%) MySQL
2 20 (83.33%) Retail
3 16 (66.67%) Open Source
4 13 (54.17%) Laravel
5 12 (50.00%) Python
5 12 (50.00%) Project Management
5 12 (50.00%) PHPUnit
5 12 (50.00%) Time Management
5 12 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 10 (41.67%) Puppet
6 10 (41.67%) Configuration Management
6 10 (41.67%) CSS
7 9 (37.50%) Workflow
7 9 (37.50%) Internet
7 9 (37.50%) jQuery
7 9 (37.50%) Ruby
7 9 (37.50%) REST
8 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 7 (29.17%) Apache
9 7 (29.17%) ITIL
9 7 (29.17%) Windows
9 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
9 7 (29.17%) Cisco
9 7 (29.17%) LAMP
9 7 (29.17%) ZABBIX
9 7 (29.17%) Cacti
9 7 (29.17%) Infrastructure Engineering

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (29.17%) Apache
2 4 (16.67%) Apache Solr
3 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) Internet
2 3 (12.50%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (83.33%) MySQL
2 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
3 3 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 3 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 12 (50.00%) PHPUnit
2 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (83.33%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Developer
1 13 (54.17%) PHP Developer
2 9 (37.50%) Backend Developer
3 8 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (29.17%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (20.83%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (8.33%) IT Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Network Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Network Systems Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Architect
8 1 (4.17%) Payments Architect
8 1 (4.17%) Payments Solutions Architect
8 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) Laravel
2 10 (41.67%) CSS
3 9 (37.50%) jQuery
3 9 (37.50%) REST
4 7 (29.17%) LAMP
5 3 (12.50%) React
5 3 (12.50%) Vue.js
6 1 (4.17%) .NET
6 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) EPoS
2 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 23 (95.83%) Linux
2 7 (29.17%) Ubuntu
2 7 (29.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Open Source
2 12 (50.00%) Project Management
2 12 (50.00%) Time Management
3 10 (41.67%) Configuration Management
4 9 (37.50%) Workflow
5 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (29.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 7 (29.17%) ITIL
6 7 (29.17%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (29.17%) Server Virtualisation
7 5 (20.83%) Scrum
8 4 (16.67%) MVC
9 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (12.50%) DevOps
9 3 (12.50%) Microservices
10 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
10 1 (4.17%) OOP
10 1 (4.17%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) PHP
2 12 (50.00%) Python
3 9 (37.50%) Ruby
4 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell
5 3 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) CCNA
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.33%) CISSP
1 2 (8.33%) LPIC
1 2 (8.33%) SSCP
Systems Management
1 10 (41.67%) Puppet
2 7 (29.17%) Cacti
2 7 (29.17%) ZABBIX
3 3 (12.50%) Ansible
3 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) Cisco