Period
to 18 August 2018

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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
South West > Somerset
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 63 52
Rank change year-on-year +6 -11 +12
Permanent jobs citing Unix 31 52 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.54% 3.93% 5.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.90% 17.63% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 31 32 67
Somerset median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -5.88%
South West median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +4.71% +2.41% +1.22%

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 223 295 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 25.46% 22.30% 27.00%
Number of salaries quoted 180 235 318
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,975 £26,250 £22,425
90th Percentile £51,600 £59,000 £57,500
South West median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% +14.29% -2.78%

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 18 August 2018.

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 18 August 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
Bridgwater 0 25 £50,000 - 1
Bath -6 5 £25,000 -41.18% 6
Yeovil - 1 £23,500 -
Unix
South West

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, 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 29 (93.55%) Linux
2 26 (83.87%) Open Source
3 25 (80.65%) Retail
3 25 (80.65%) PHP
3 25 (80.65%) MySQL
4 15 (48.39%) Python
4 15 (48.39%) Git (software)
5 14 (45.16%) PHPUnit
5 14 (45.16%) Ruby
5 14 (45.16%) jQuery
5 14 (45.16%) Time Management
5 14 (45.16%) Internet
5 14 (45.16%) Workflow
5 14 (45.16%) Project Management
5 14 (45.16%) CSS
5 14 (45.16%) REST
5 14 (45.16%) Laravel
6 12 (38.71%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (38.71%) Windows
6 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
7 11 (35.48%) CCNA
7 11 (35.48%) CISSP
7 11 (35.48%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (35.48%) Apache
7 11 (35.48%) Cisco
7 11 (35.48%) SSCP
7 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
7 11 (35.48%) ITIL
7 11 (35.48%) LAMP
7 11 (35.48%) Configuration Management

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 11 (35.48%) Apache
2 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (45.16%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (3.23%) SSH
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (80.65%) MySQL
2 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (48.39%) Git (software)
2 14 (45.16%) PHPUnit
General
1 25 (80.65%) Retail
2 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Developer
2 14 (45.16%) Backend Developer
2 14 (45.16%) PHP Developer
3 11 (35.48%) IT Engineer
4 10 (32.26%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Network Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Network Systems Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Applications Support
6 2 (6.45%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Junior
7 1 (3.23%) Open Source Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Service Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (45.16%) CSS
1 14 (45.16%) jQuery
1 14 (45.16%) Laravel
1 14 (45.16%) REST
2 11 (35.48%) LAMP
3 1 (3.23%) .NET
3 1 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 29 (93.55%) Linux
2 12 (38.71%) Windows
3 11 (35.48%) Ubuntu
4 2 (6.45%) AIX
5 1 (3.23%) Debian
5 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (83.87%) Open Source
2 14 (45.16%) Project Management
2 14 (45.16%) Time Management
2 14 (45.16%) Workflow
3 12 (38.71%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (35.48%) Configuration Management
4 11 (35.48%) ITIL
4 11 (35.48%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (6.45%) Change Management
5 2 (6.45%) Runbook
6 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.23%) DevOps
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (3.23%) Open Source Development
6 1 (3.23%) Scrum
6 1 (3.23%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 25 (80.65%) PHP
2 15 (48.39%) Python
3 14 (45.16%) Ruby
4 2 (6.45%) Java
5 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) CCNA
1 11 (35.48%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (35.48%) CISSP
1 11 (35.48%) LPIC
1 11 (35.48%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
Systems Management
1 11 (35.48%) Cacti
1 11 (35.48%) Puppet
1 11 (35.48%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
2 11 (35.48%) Cisco
3 1 (3.23%) ATG
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat