Period
to 22 February 2018

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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > South West
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 83 46
Rank change year-on-year -1 -37 +23
Permanent jobs citing Unix 370 382 671
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.62% 3.67% 5.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.44% 15.18% 19.38%
Number of salaries quoted 277 329 546
South West median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £65,250 £66,250
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 2,753 2,516 3,463
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 26.93% 24.18% 29.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2,198 2,179 3,077
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £56,250 £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 22 February 2018.

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 22 February 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
Bristol +7 117 £47,000 -1.05% 19
Wiltshire -4 88 £38,000 +16.92% 10
Gloucestershire -3 59 £47,500 -5.00% 11
Somerset +28 49 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Cornwall -21 21 £35,000 +42.86% 6
Dorset -33 18 £37,500 -57.14% 5
Devon +23 15 £18,250 -25.51% 9
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 South West region with a requirement for Unix.

1 269 (72.70%) Linux
2 153 (41.35%) Windows
3 136 (36.76%) Python
4 128 (34.59%) Java
4 128 (34.59%) Agile Software Development
5 119 (32.16%) Security Cleared
6 84 (22.70%) DV Cleared
7 77 (20.81%) Degree
8 74 (20.00%) SQL
9 72 (19.46%) Puppet
10 69 (18.65%) JavaScript
11 64 (17.30%) TCP/IP
12 63 (17.03%) SC Cleared
12 63 (17.03%) DevOps
13 62 (16.76%) Computer Science
14 58 (15.68%) Bash Shell
14 58 (15.68%) Microsoft
14 58 (15.68%) VMware
15 57 (15.41%) HTML
15 57 (15.41%) Oracle
16 55 (14.86%) Ruby
17 54 (14.59%) Software Engineering
17 54 (14.59%) CSS
17 54 (14.59%) Internet
18 53 (14.32%) VMware Infrastructure
18 53 (14.32%) Continuous Integration
18 53 (14.32%) Test Automation
19 50 (13.51%) PowerShell
19 50 (13.51%) jQuery
20 49 (13.24%) TDD

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 37 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 33 (8.92%) Apache
3 26 (7.03%) IIS
4 19 (5.14%) OpenStack
5 15 (4.05%) Confluence
6 9 (2.43%) JBoss
7 5 (1.35%) GlassFish
7 5 (1.35%) Mule
7 5 (1.35%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.81%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.54%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.54%) ThingWorx
9 2 (0.54%) Traefik
10 1 (0.27%) Drupal
10 1 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.27%) GeoServer
10 1 (0.27%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (1.08%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.35%) ResourceLink
2 2 (0.54%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (4.32%) Amazon S3
3 15 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (3.78%) SaaS
5 7 (1.89%) GitHub
6 3 (0.81%) IaaS
6 3 (0.81%) Office 365
6 3 (0.81%) PaaS
7 2 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 64 (17.30%) TCP/IP
2 54 (14.59%) Internet
3 49 (13.24%) DNS
4 44 (11.89%) DHCP
5 40 (10.81%) WAN
6 31 (8.38%) LAN
7 25 (6.76%) Cisco Nexus
7 25 (6.76%) NX-OS
7 25 (6.76%) VoIP
7 25 (6.76%) VPN
8 22 (5.95%) HTTP
9 15 (4.05%) Firewall
10 14 (3.78%) Network Security
11 11 (2.97%) DSL
12 7 (1.89%) SAN
12 7 (1.89%) Wireless
13 5 (1.35%) HTTPS
13 5 (1.35%) Reverse Proxy
14 4 (1.08%) Intrusion Detection
15 3 (0.81%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (9.46%) Relational Database
2 33 (8.92%) SQL Server
3 29 (7.84%) MySQL
4 24 (6.49%) RDBMS
5 19 (5.14%) NoSQL
6 15 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (3.78%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (3.24%) Oracle Database
9 7 (1.89%) Amazon Aurora
9 7 (1.89%) Big Data
9 7 (1.89%) Blockchain
9 7 (1.89%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (1.35%) Amazon Redshift
10 5 (1.35%) Oracle ODI
11 4 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (0.81%) Cognos Framework Manager
12 3 (0.81%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.81%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.81%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 44 (11.89%) Jenkins
2 39 (10.54%) Git (software)
3 34 (9.19%) JIRA
4 31 (8.38%) Cucumber
5 27 (7.30%) Selenium
6 25 (6.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 23 (6.22%) Bitbucket
8 22 (5.95%) Maven
9 21 (5.68%) JUnit
10 20 (5.41%) Ant
10 20 (5.41%) PHPUnit
11 17 (4.59%) Visual Studio
12 15 (4.05%) Eclipse
12 15 (4.05%) HP UFT
12 15 (4.05%) SoapUI
13 14 (3.78%) Robot Framework
14 9 (2.43%) JMeter
14 9 (2.43%) Subversion
15 5 (1.35%) JSUnit
15 5 (1.35%) PROIV
General
1 41 (11.08%) Retail
2 25 (6.76%) Finance
3 17 (4.59%) Aerospace
4 8 (2.16%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.62%) Electronics
6 5 (1.35%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.08%) Marketing
8 3 (0.81%) Banking
8 3 (0.81%) Law
9 2 (0.54%) Cantonese Language
9 2 (0.54%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.27%) Games
10 1 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 90 (24.32%) Developer
2 51 (13.78%) Analyst
3 48 (12.97%) Systems Engineer
4 34 (9.19%) Software Engineer
5 30 (8.11%) Java Developer
6 28 (7.57%) DevOps Engineer
6 28 (7.57%) Network Engineer
7 26 (7.03%) PHP Developer
8 25 (6.76%) Linux Engineer
9 22 (5.95%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 18 (4.86%) Technical Support
11 17 (4.59%) Junior
11 17 (4.59%) Software Developer
11 17 (4.59%) Storage Engineer
12 16 (4.32%) Consultant
12 16 (4.32%) Test Analyst
12 16 (4.32%) Test Manager
13 15 (4.05%) Technical Analyst
14 14 (3.78%) Support Analyst
14 14 (3.78%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (15.41%) HTML
2 54 (14.59%) CSS
3 50 (13.51%) jQuery
4 48 (12.97%) .NET
5 43 (11.62%) REST
6 31 (8.38%) Web Services
7 26 (7.03%) XML
8 23 (6.22%) RESTful
9 20 (5.41%) HTML5
9 20 (5.41%) J2EE
9 20 (5.41%) Laravel
10 19 (5.14%) SOAP
11 18 (4.86%) AngularJS
11 18 (4.86%) ASP.NET
12 17 (4.59%) JSON
12 17 (4.59%) Spring
13 15 (4.05%) Gherkin
13 15 (4.05%) React
14 14 (3.78%) Node.js
15 11 (2.97%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 62 (16.76%) Computer Science
2 33 (8.92%) Linux Command Line
3 27 (7.30%) Management Information System
4 18 (4.86%) Derivative
5 15 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (2.43%) Cyberthreat
7 9 (2.43%) Data Centre
7 9 (2.43%) Device Driver
7 9 (2.43%) Security Operations Centre
8 8 (2.16%) Fintech
9 7 (1.89%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.62%) User Experience
11 5 (1.35%) Private Cloud
12 4 (1.08%) Internet of Things
12 4 (1.08%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.08%) NHS
12 4 (1.08%) SCADA
13 2 (0.54%) Arduino
13 2 (0.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 269 (72.70%) Linux
2 153 (41.35%) Windows
3 26 (7.03%) Windows Server
4 24 (6.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (5.14%) CentOS
6 18 (4.86%) Oracle Linux
7 13 (3.51%) Android
8 11 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (2.70%) Mac OS X
10 8 (2.16%) AIX
11 5 (1.35%) Solaris
11 5 (1.35%) Windows 7
12 4 (1.08%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.08%) Ubuntu
12 4 (1.08%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.54%) Debian
14 2 (0.54%) HPUX
14 2 (0.54%) Kali Linux
14 2 (0.54%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (34.59%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (17.03%) DevOps
3 54 (14.59%) Software Engineering
4 53 (14.32%) Continuous Integration
4 53 (14.32%) Test Automation
5 49 (13.24%) TDD
6 47 (12.70%) ITIL
6 47 (12.70%) Open Source
7 45 (12.16%) OO
8 41 (11.08%) Cybersecurity
8 41 (11.08%) Service Management
9 36 (9.73%) Waterfall
10 35 (9.46%) MVC
11 34 (9.19%) Incident Management
11 34 (9.19%) Network Monitoring
12 33 (8.92%) SIEM
13 30 (8.11%) Capacity Management
14 29 (7.84%) Mathematics
15 28 (7.57%) Scrum
16 27 (7.30%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 136 (36.76%) Python
2 128 (34.59%) Java
3 74 (20.00%) SQL
4 69 (18.65%) JavaScript
5 58 (15.68%) Bash Shell
6 55 (14.86%) Ruby
7 50 (13.51%) PowerShell
8 48 (12.97%) C#
9 46 (12.43%) C++
10 45 (12.16%) Shell Script
11 40 (10.81%) PHP
12 38 (10.27%) Perl
13 23 (6.22%) C
14 18 (4.86%) VBScript
15 16 (4.32%) Groovy
16 15 (4.05%) Jython
17 11 (2.97%) Erlang
18 9 (2.43%) VB
19 8 (2.16%) PL/SQL
20 6 (1.62%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 119 (32.16%) Security Cleared
2 84 (22.70%) DV Cleared
3 77 (20.81%) Degree
4 63 (17.03%) SC Cleared
5 32 (8.65%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (8.11%) CCNA
7 16 (4.32%) RHCE
7 16 (4.32%) RHCSA
8 14 (3.78%) Computer Science Degree
8 14 (3.78%) Numerate Degree
9 13 (3.51%) CISSP
10 11 (2.97%) SANS
11 9 (2.43%) CREST Certified
11 9 (2.43%) GCIA
11 9 (2.43%) GCIH
12 5 (1.35%) MCSE
12 5 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (1.08%) CCNP
14 3 (0.81%) Master's Degree
14 3 (0.81%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.38%) SLA
2 14 (3.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.62%) QA
4 2 (0.54%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.27%) COBIT
5 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 53 (14.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (13.24%) Docker
3 22 (5.95%) Active Directory
4 19 (5.14%) NFS
5 18 (4.86%) Samba
6 17 (4.59%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.54%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.54%) LXC
7 2 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.54%) Snort
7 2 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.54%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 72 (19.46%) Puppet
2 32 (8.65%) Nagios
3 25 (6.76%) Cisco LMS
3 25 (6.76%) Cisco Prime
3 25 (6.76%) Opsview
4 23 (6.22%) Ansible
5 18 (4.86%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (4.05%) CA Service Virtualization
7 12 (3.24%) Nessus
8 8 (2.16%) McAfee ePO
8 8 (2.16%) NetBackup
9 5 (1.35%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.81%) Capistrano
10 3 (0.81%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 3 (0.81%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 3 (0.81%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 2 (0.54%) Data Guard
11 2 (0.54%) Nmap
11 2 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.54%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 58 (15.68%) Microsoft
1 58 (15.68%) VMware
2 57 (15.41%) Oracle
3 39 (10.54%) Cisco
4 35 (9.46%) HP
5 30 (8.11%) Red Hat
6 18 (4.86%) McAfee
7 16 (4.32%) CA
7 16 (4.32%) Scality
8 15 (4.05%) Atlassian
9 13 (3.51%) ArcSight
10 10 (2.70%) NetScout
10 10 (2.70%) NetWitness
10 10 (2.70%) Palo Alto
10 10 (2.70%) Sourcefire
11 9 (2.43%) Capita
11 9 (2.43%) SolarWinds
12 8 (2.16%) FireEye
12 8 (2.16%) IBM
13 7 (1.89%) Tableau