Period
to 18 October 2017

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

Unix
England > South West
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 89 48
Rank change year-on-year -7 -41 +10
Permanent jobs citing Unix 324 377 632
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.20% 3.47% 5.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.26% 13.11% 17.81%
Number of salaries quoted 235 335 491
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,750 £68,750 £75,000
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 South West with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2642 2875 3549
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 26.06% 26.46% 30.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2212 2510 3062
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,325
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.23% +6.64%
10th Percentile £23,000 £21,461 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in the South West

Unix
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Unix in the South West

Unix
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in the South West over the 6 months to 18 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix in the South West

Unix
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the South West region over the 6 months to 18 October 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
Bristol -26 86 £52,500 - 6
Wiltshire +17 70 £40,000 +14.29% 2
Somerset 0 53 £34,712 -13.22% 4
Gloucestershire -49 43 £45,000 - 7
Dorset +9 28 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Cornwall +9 25 £55,000 +124.49%
Devon +22 18 £33,000 +6.45% 2
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 South West region with a requirement for Unix.

1 236 (72.84%) Linux
2 145 (44.75%) Java
3 130 (40.12%) Windows
4 115 (35.49%) Agile Software Development
5 88 (27.16%) Security Cleared
6 86 (26.54%) JavaScript
7 81 (25.00%) Python
8 79 (24.38%) Oracle
9 73 (22.53%) SQL
10 60 (18.52%) HTML
11 59 (18.21%) Software Engineering
12 57 (17.59%) .NET
13 56 (17.28%) DV Cleared
14 54 (16.67%) SC Cleared
14 54 (16.67%) Degree
15 52 (16.05%) DevOps
16 50 (15.43%) ITIL
17 49 (15.12%) VMware
18 47 (14.51%) SQL Server
18 47 (14.51%) Microsoft
18 47 (14.51%) Test Automation
19 46 (14.20%) Continuous Integration
20 45 (13.89%) Finance
20 45 (13.89%) SIEM
21 44 (13.58%) TCP/IP
22 42 (12.96%) CSS
23 41 (12.65%) C#
23 41 (12.65%) OO
23 41 (12.65%) Service Management
23 41 (12.65%) Internet

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 33 (10.19%) Tomcat
2 29 (8.95%) Apache
3 26 (8.02%) WebLogic
4 25 (7.72%) JBoss
5 22 (6.79%) IIS
5 22 (6.79%) OpenStack
6 17 (5.25%) WebSphere
7 13 (4.01%) SharePoint
8 7 (2.16%) Mule
9 6 (1.85%) Alfresco
9 6 (1.85%) Joomla!
9 6 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (1.54%) CloudStack
10 5 (1.54%) GlassFish
10 5 (1.54%) Oracle Application Server
11 4 (1.23%) Traefik
12 3 (0.93%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.62%) Confluence
13 2 (0.62%) iPlanet
13 2 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (1.85%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (1.85%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.93%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.31%) HipChat
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.54%) ResourceLink
2 4 (1.23%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.62%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.62%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.31%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.40%) GitHub
2 9 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.85%) SaaS
4 4 (1.23%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.62%) Office 365
6 1 (0.31%) IaaS
6 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (13.58%) TCP/IP
2 41 (12.65%) Internet
3 22 (6.79%) Firewall
4 20 (6.17%) DHCP
5 19 (5.86%) WAN
6 16 (4.94%) DNS
6 16 (4.94%) HTTP
6 16 (4.94%) LAN
7 14 (4.32%) VPN
8 12 (3.70%) IPv4
8 12 (3.70%) IPv6
9 11 (3.40%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (3.40%) NGN
9 11 (3.40%) NX-OS
9 11 (3.40%) VoIP
10 10 (3.09%) SAN
11 9 (2.78%) HTTPS
12 8 (2.47%) Wireshark
13 6 (1.85%) LDAP
14 5 (1.54%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (14.51%) SQL Server
2 25 (7.72%) Oracle Database
3 23 (7.10%) NoSQL
4 17 (5.25%) Relational Database
5 14 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (4.32%) MySQL
6 12 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
7 11 (3.40%) OLAP
7 11 (3.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (2.78%) MongoDB
8 9 (2.78%) Power BI
8 9 (2.78%) QlikView
9 8 (2.47%) RDBMS
10 7 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (1.85%) DB2
11 6 (1.85%) MS Access
12 5 (1.54%) Blockchain
13 4 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (1.23%) Oracle Database 12c
13 4 (1.23%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 31 (9.57%) Selenium
2 30 (9.26%) Git (software)
3 29 (8.95%) Jenkins
4 26 (8.02%) Cucumber
5 23 (7.10%) JUnit
6 22 (6.79%) Maven
7 18 (5.56%) Subversion
8 17 (5.25%) JIRA
9 11 (3.40%) Ant
9 11 (3.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 10 (3.09%) JMeter
10 10 (3.09%) TeamCity
11 9 (2.78%) WebDriver
12 8 (2.47%) Visual Studio
13 7 (2.16%) Appium
13 7 (2.16%) Calabash
13 7 (2.16%) Eclipse
13 7 (2.16%) HP UFT
13 7 (2.16%) JBehave
13 7 (2.16%) SoapUI
General
1 45 (13.89%) Finance
2 24 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 20 (6.17%) Retail
4 10 (3.09%) Banking
5 8 (2.47%) Electronics
6 7 (2.16%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.16%) Marketing
7 5 (1.54%) Military
8 4 (1.23%) Private Banking
9 3 (0.93%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (0.93%) Local Government
10 2 (0.62%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.31%) Law
Job Titles
1 58 (17.90%) Developer
2 56 (17.28%) Analyst
3 30 (9.26%) Network Engineer
4 29 (8.95%) Software Engineer
5 27 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 25 (7.72%) Java Developer
7 22 (6.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 19 (5.86%) SOC Analyst
9 18 (5.56%) Applications Support
10 16 (4.94%) Administrator
10 16 (4.94%) DBA
10 16 (4.94%) Security Engineer
11 15 (4.63%) Cybersecurity Engineer
11 15 (4.63%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
12 14 (4.32%) Software Developer
13 13 (4.01%) C++ Software Engineer
13 13 (4.01%) Systems Engineer
14 12 (3.70%) Architect
14 12 (3.70%) Support Analyst
14 12 (3.70%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (18.52%) HTML
2 57 (17.59%) .NET
3 42 (12.96%) CSS
4 39 (12.04%) Web Services
5 32 (9.88%) XML
6 29 (8.95%) J2EE
7 28 (8.64%) HTML5
8 26 (8.02%) REST
9 24 (7.41%) AngularJS
9 24 (7.41%) SOAP
10 23 (7.10%) React
11 20 (6.17%) jQuery
12 18 (5.56%) RESTful
12 18 (5.56%) Spring
13 17 (5.25%) JSON
14 16 (4.94%) ASP.NET
15 13 (4.01%) Node.js
16 11 (3.40%) Hibernate
16 11 (3.40%) Spring MVC
17 10 (3.09%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 37 (11.42%) Computer Science
2 32 (9.88%) Management Information System
3 22 (6.79%) Cyberthreat
3 22 (6.79%) Security Operations Centre
4 19 (5.86%) Data Centre
4 19 (5.86%) Linux Command Line
5 15 (4.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 13 (4.01%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (3.40%) Embedded Systems
7 11 (3.40%) Mobile Computing
8 10 (3.09%) Data Structures
8 10 (3.09%) SCADA
9 9 (2.78%) Client/Server
9 9 (2.78%) Renewable Energy
9 9 (2.78%) User Experience
10 7 (2.16%) Derivative
10 7 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.85%) NHS
12 5 (1.54%) Clustering
13 4 (1.23%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 236 (72.84%) Linux
2 130 (40.12%) Windows
3 29 (8.95%) Windows Server
4 28 (8.64%) Solaris
5 22 (6.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (5.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (4.63%) AIX
8 13 (4.01%) Android
9 12 (3.70%) Windows 7
10 11 (3.40%) Apple iOS
11 10 (3.09%) Windows 10
12 6 (1.85%) CentOS
12 6 (1.85%) HPUX
13 5 (1.54%) Oracle Linux
14 4 (1.23%) SUSE
14 4 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.62%) FreeBSD
15 2 (0.62%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.62%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (35.49%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (18.21%) Software Engineering
3 52 (16.05%) DevOps
4 50 (15.43%) ITIL
5 47 (14.51%) Test Automation
6 46 (14.20%) Continuous Integration
7 45 (13.89%) SIEM
8 41 (12.65%) OO
8 41 (12.65%) Service Management
9 39 (12.04%) Open Source
10 38 (11.73%) Scrum
11 35 (10.80%) Network Monitoring
12 33 (10.19%) Cybersecurity
12 33 (10.19%) TDD
13 31 (9.57%) Unit Testing
14 28 (8.64%) Coaching
14 28 (8.64%) Information Security
14 28 (8.64%) MVC
15 25 (7.72%) Mentoring
16 22 (6.79%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 145 (44.75%) Java
2 86 (26.54%) JavaScript
3 81 (25.00%) Python
4 73 (22.53%) SQL
5 41 (12.65%) C#
6 36 (11.11%) C++
6 36 (11.11%) Ruby
7 34 (10.49%) Shell Script
8 33 (10.19%) PHP
9 26 (8.02%) PowerShell
10 21 (6.48%) Bash Shell
11 16 (4.94%) C
12 12 (3.70%) Perl
13 11 (3.40%) PL/SQL
14 8 (2.47%) VB
14 8 (2.47%) VBScript
15 7 (2.16%) Groovy
15 7 (2.16%) Jython
16 6 (1.85%) Pascal
16 6 (1.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 88 (27.16%) Security Cleared
2 56 (17.28%) DV Cleared
3 54 (16.67%) Degree
3 54 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 39 (12.04%) CISSP
5 24 (7.41%) SANS
6 22 (6.79%) GCIA
6 22 (6.79%) GCIH
7 21 (6.48%) CREST Certified
8 19 (5.86%) RHCE
8 19 (5.86%) RHCSA
9 18 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (5.25%) CCNA
11 15 (4.63%) CISM
11 15 (4.63%) RHCA
12 13 (4.01%) Computer Science Degree
13 8 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (2.16%) MCSE
15 4 (1.23%) ISEB
15 4 (1.23%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (9.26%) QA
2 23 (7.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (4.63%) SLA
4 3 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.62%) ISO 22301
5 2 (0.62%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (5.86%) Docker
2 19 (5.86%) Snort
3 8 (2.47%) Active Directory
4 7 (2.16%) vSphere
5 6 (1.85%) NFS
5 6 (1.85%) Samba
5 6 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (1.54%) Xen
6 5 (1.54%) XenServer
7 4 (1.23%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.23%) XenApp
8 3 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.93%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.62%) KVM
9 2 (0.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (0.62%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 32 (9.88%) Puppet
2 23 (7.10%) Ansible
3 22 (6.79%) Nessus
4 21 (6.48%) Nagios
5 20 (6.17%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (3.40%) Cisco LMS
6 11 (3.40%) Cisco Prime
6 11 (3.40%) Opsview
7 7 (2.16%) CA Service Virtualization
8 5 (1.54%) Cobbler
8 5 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (1.54%) Terraform
8 5 (1.54%) Tivoli
9 4 (1.23%) Data Guard
9 4 (1.23%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (0.93%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.93%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.93%) Salt
11 2 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 79 (24.38%) Oracle
2 49 (15.12%) VMware
3 47 (14.51%) Microsoft
4 30 (9.26%) Cisco
5 27 (8.33%) HP
6 24 (7.41%) Red Hat
7 19 (5.86%) LogRhythm
8 17 (5.25%) Splunk
9 15 (4.63%) Acunetix
9 15 (4.63%) AlienVault
9 15 (4.63%) Rapid7
10 12 (3.70%) IBM
10 12 (3.70%) NetApp
11 9 (2.78%) Adobe
12 8 (2.47%) CA
13 7 (2.16%) SAP
14 6 (1.85%) Apple
14 6 (1.85%) CheckPoint
14 6 (1.85%) New Relic
15 5 (1.54%) Jaspersoft