Period
to 23 January 2020

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 23 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > South West
6 months to
23 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 96 114 118
Rank change year-on-year +18 +4 -31
Permanent jobs citing Unix 274 274 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.17% 2.78% 2.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.76% 10.41% 11.04%
Number of salaries quoted 222 234 229
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% -3.49%
10th Percentile £30,250 £29,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £56,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -2.61% +4.55% +4.76%

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 2,329 2,631 2,691
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 26.93% 26.68% 26.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,878 2,043 2,171
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,000 £24,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

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 23 January 2020.

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 23 January 2020. 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
Gloucestershire +34 120 £50,000 -9.09% 11
Bristol -14 64 £42,500 -4.49% 21
Wiltshire -14 38 £35,000 -6.67% 14
Dorset +22 25 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Somerset +10 17 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Devon +6 7 £42,500 +21.43% 1
Cornwall -1 2 £34,250 -4.86% 2
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2020, 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.

1 202 (73.72%) Linux
2 138 (50.36%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (36.13%) JavaScript
4 91 (33.21%) SQL
5 84 (30.66%) Security Cleared
6 83 (30.29%) Python
7 72 (26.28%) Software Engineering
8 71 (25.91%) Finance
9 69 (25.18%) DV Cleared
10 68 (24.82%) Java
11 67 (24.45%) DevOps
12 62 (22.63%) Continuous Integration
13 60 (21.90%) SQL Server
13 60 (21.90%) OO
13 60 (21.90%) Windows
14 58 (21.17%) Telecoms
15 57 (20.80%) React
16 56 (20.44%) Oracle
17 55 (20.07%) MongoDB
18 53 (19.34%) Retail
19 51 (18.61%) PHP
20 45 (16.42%) MVC
20 45 (16.42%) TCP/IP
21 44 (16.06%) Bash Shell
21 44 (16.06%) Git (software)
21 44 (16.06%) Cybersecurity
22 43 (15.69%) MySQL
23 42 (15.33%) C
23 42 (15.33%) Scrum
24 41 (14.96%) ITIL

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 24 (8.76%) Apache Solr
2 20 (7.30%) SharePoint
3 16 (5.84%) Apache
4 14 (5.11%) Confluence
5 13 (4.74%) JBoss
6 11 (4.01%) IIS
7 8 (2.92%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (2.55%) CMS
9 4 (1.46%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.46%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.09%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.46%) Magento
2 1 (0.36%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 34 (12.41%) Azure
2 22 (8.03%) AWS
3 19 (6.93%) Azure Stack
3 19 (6.93%) OneDrive
4 17 (6.20%) SaaS
5 16 (5.84%) Office 365
6 10 (3.65%) IaaS
7 6 (2.19%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (2.19%) GCP
7 6 (2.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (16.42%) TCP/IP
2 24 (8.76%) Extranet
3 22 (8.03%) Internet
4 19 (6.93%) NetScaler
5 15 (5.47%) DNS
5 15 (5.47%) Skype
6 12 (4.38%) DHCP
7 9 (3.28%) Firewall
8 6 (2.19%) Network Security
9 5 (1.82%) VPN
10 3 (1.09%) FTP
10 3 (1.09%) HTTP
10 3 (1.09%) IPv4
10 3 (1.09%) IPv6
10 3 (1.09%) OpenFlow
10 3 (1.09%) Software-Defined Networking
10 3 (1.09%) Sourcefire
11 2 (0.73%) Kerberos
12 1 (0.36%) Broadband
12 1 (0.36%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (21.90%) SQL Server
2 55 (20.07%) MongoDB
3 43 (15.69%) MySQL
4 35 (12.77%) NoSQL
5 19 (6.93%) Hadoop
6 15 (5.47%) Relational Database
7 12 (4.38%) RDBMS
8 7 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (1.09%) Big Data
11 3 (1.09%) Ingres
11 3 (1.09%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.09%) OrientDB
12 2 (0.73%) Redis
13 1 (0.36%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.36%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.36%) Hazelcast
13 1 (0.36%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 44 (16.06%) Git (software)
2 34 (12.41%) Jenkins
3 19 (6.93%) JIRA
3 19 (6.93%) Visual Studio
4 9 (3.28%) Cucumber
4 9 (3.28%) TestRail
4 9 (3.28%) Zephyr
5 5 (1.82%) Maven
6 3 (1.09%) Bitbucket
6 3 (1.09%) Gradle
6 3 (1.09%) PHPUnit
7 2 (0.73%) Selenium
8 1 (0.36%) Ant
8 1 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.36%) JUnit
8 1 (0.36%) TeamCity
General
1 71 (25.91%) Finance
2 58 (21.17%) Telecoms
3 53 (19.34%) Retail
4 39 (14.23%) Public Sector
5 33 (12.04%) Electronics
6 28 (10.22%) Manufacturing
7 27 (9.85%) Marketing
8 8 (2.92%) Banking
9 5 (1.82%) Local Government
9 5 (1.82%) Police
10 2 (0.73%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.73%) Back Office
11 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.36%) Games
11 1 (0.36%) International Banking
11 1 (0.36%) Law
11 1 (0.36%) Legal
11 1 (0.36%) Military
Job Titles
1 72 (26.28%) Developer
2 50 (18.25%) Software Engineer
3 30 (10.95%) PHP Developer
4 26 (9.49%) Test Engineer
5 22 (8.03%) C++ Software Engineer
6 21 (7.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 21 (7.66%) Support Engineer
7 19 (6.93%) Integration Engineer
7 19 (6.93%) Test and Integration Engineer
8 17 (6.20%) Systems Engineer
9 16 (5.84%) Java Developer
10 15 (5.47%) Java Engineer
10 15 (5.47%) Senior Developer
11 14 (5.11%) Administrator
11 14 (5.11%) Analyst
11 14 (5.11%) IT Engineer
11 14 (5.11%) IT Support
12 13 (4.74%) IT Support Engineer
12 13 (4.74%) Java Software Engineer
12 13 (4.74%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (20.80%) React
2 41 (14.96%) AngularJS
3 36 (13.14%) Node.js
4 34 (12.41%) Laravel
5 26 (9.49%) Vue.js
6 23 (8.39%) CSS
6 23 (8.39%) HTML
7 22 (8.03%) Enzyme
7 22 (8.03%) Jest
7 22 (8.03%) Spring
8 12 (4.38%) Hibernate
9 11 (4.01%) .NET
9 11 (4.01%) ASP.NET
9 11 (4.01%) Web Services
10 10 (3.65%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (3.65%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (3.65%) EJB
10 10 (3.65%) HTML5
10 10 (3.65%) WCF
11 9 (3.28%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.76%) EPoS
2 21 (7.66%) Embedded Systems
3 18 (6.57%) Linux Command Line
4 14 (5.11%) Cyberthreat
5 10 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.55%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.55%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.46%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.09%) e-Learning
9 3 (1.09%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (0.73%) Clustering
10 2 (0.73%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.73%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.73%) Replication
11 1 (0.36%) Animation
11 1 (0.36%) Cyberattack
11 1 (0.36%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.36%) VHDL
11 1 (0.36%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 202 (73.72%) Linux
2 60 (21.90%) Windows
3 20 (7.30%) CentOS
4 19 (6.93%) Mac OS
5 18 (6.57%) Solaris
6 14 (5.11%) Windows Server
7 7 (2.55%) Android
7 7 (2.55%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.46%) Embedded Linux
9 4 (1.46%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.09%) AIX
11 2 (0.73%) Debian
11 2 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.36%) Mandriva Linux
12 1 (0.36%) openSUSE
12 1 (0.36%) Slackware
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (50.36%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (26.28%) Software Engineering
3 67 (24.45%) DevOps
4 62 (22.63%) Continuous Integration
5 60 (21.90%) OO
6 45 (16.42%) MVC
7 44 (16.06%) Cybersecurity
8 42 (15.33%) Scrum
9 41 (14.96%) ITIL
10 38 (13.87%) Test Automation
11 34 (12.41%) Business Intelligence
12 30 (10.95%) Time Management
13 28 (10.22%) Project Management
13 28 (10.22%) Software Testing
13 28 (10.22%) TDD
14 27 (9.85%) Digital Marketing
14 27 (9.85%) Programme Management
15 26 (9.49%) Problem-Solving
16 24 (8.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 24 (8.76%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 99 (36.13%) JavaScript
2 91 (33.21%) SQL
3 83 (30.29%) Python
4 68 (24.82%) Java
5 51 (18.61%) PHP
6 44 (16.06%) Bash Shell
7 42 (15.33%) C
8 38 (13.87%) C++
9 33 (12.04%) Shell Script
10 30 (10.95%) PowerShell
11 23 (8.39%) Ruby
12 22 (8.03%) Perl
13 16 (5.84%) Korn
14 14 (5.11%) C#
15 12 (4.38%) Java 8
16 10 (3.65%) Go
16 10 (3.65%) PL/SQL
17 4 (1.46%) VB
18 1 (0.36%) TypeScript
18 1 (0.36%) XAML
Qualifications
1 84 (30.66%) Security Cleared
2 69 (25.18%) DV Cleared
3 30 (10.95%) SC Cleared
4 24 (8.76%) Degree
5 12 (4.38%) HND
5 12 (4.38%) RHCE
6 11 (4.01%) CCA
6 11 (4.01%) MCP
7 6 (2.19%) AWS Certification
7 6 (2.19%) ISTQB
8 5 (1.82%) CCNA
8 5 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.36%) CISSP
11 1 (0.36%) GIAC
11 1 (0.36%) ISACA
11 1 (0.36%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 4 (1.46%) QA
3 1 (0.36%) COBIT
3 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 32 (11.68%) Docker
2 25 (9.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (8.76%) Active Directory
4 19 (6.93%) Hyper-V
4 19 (6.93%) Microsoft App-V
4 19 (6.93%) XenApp
5 13 (4.74%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.09%) iptables
6 3 (1.09%) Samba
7 2 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.36%) Btrfs
8 1 (0.36%) Corosync
8 1 (0.36%) DRBD
8 1 (0.36%) Firmware
8 1 (0.36%) NFS
8 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (10.22%) Ansible
2 19 (6.93%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 19 (6.93%) SCOM
2 19 (6.93%) SCOrch
3 15 (5.47%) Puppet
4 14 (5.11%) SCCM
5 11 (4.01%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (3.28%) Kubernetes
7 3 (1.09%) Nessus
8 2 (0.73%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 2 (0.73%) PowerCLI
8 2 (0.73%) vCenter Server
8 2 (0.73%) vRealize
9 1 (0.36%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.36%) Icinga
9 1 (0.36%) Nagios
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (0.36%) Terraform
9 1 (0.36%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 56 (20.44%) Oracle
2 33 (12.04%) Microsoft
3 28 (10.22%) Atlassian
4 27 (9.85%) SAP
5 26 (9.49%) VMware
6 21 (7.66%) Red Hat
7 18 (6.57%) Splunk
8 16 (5.84%) Cisco
9 14 (5.11%) Citrix
10 11 (4.01%) Google
11 10 (3.65%) Sencha
12 5 (1.82%) Capita
13 3 (1.09%) FireEye
13 3 (1.09%) Juniper
13 3 (1.09%) McAfee
13 3 (1.09%) NetScout
13 3 (1.09%) NetWitness
13 3 (1.09%) Palo Alto
14 2 (0.73%) Centrify
14 2 (0.73%) HP