Period
to 30 May 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 30 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > South West
6 months to
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 105 103 95
Rank change year-on-year -2 -8 -6
Permanent jobs citing Unix 158 304 354
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 2.75% 3.11% 3.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.88% 11.76% 11.94%
Number of salaries quoted 149 270 283
Median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -3.61% +2.15%
10th Percentile £35,000 £27,375 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £58,250 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.91% - +6.80%

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 1,452 2,585 2,966
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 25.24% 26.41% 27.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,197 2,041 2,334
Median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,250 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £61,750 £61,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Unix as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Unix in the South West.

Salary trend for Unix in the South West

Unix
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Unix in the South West over the 6 months to 30 May 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 30 May 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 -7 68 £50,000 -
Wiltshire +19 36 £36,000 +2.86% 2
Bristol +1 31 £45,000 +12.50%
Dorset +43 12 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Somerset +15 8 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Avon 0 1 £60,000 -
Cornwall -7 1 £52,500 +40.00%
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 128 (81.01%) Linux
2 82 (51.90%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (35.44%) Finance
4 52 (32.91%) DevOps
5 51 (32.28%) JavaScript
6 50 (31.65%) Java
7 49 (31.01%) Oracle
8 48 (30.38%) Security Cleared
9 47 (29.75%) OO
10 46 (29.11%) Software Engineering
11 43 (27.22%) SQL
11 43 (27.22%) React
12 37 (23.42%) Requirements Analysis
13 36 (22.78%) Python
14 35 (22.15%) Windows
14 35 (22.15%) Docker
15 34 (21.52%) TDD
16 32 (20.25%) Node.js
16 32 (20.25%) AngularJS
17 31 (19.62%) Ansible
18 30 (18.99%) MongoDB
19 29 (18.35%) DV Cleared
20 27 (17.09%) Atlassian
20 27 (17.09%) Software Testing
21 26 (16.46%) SQL Server
22 24 (15.19%) PowerShell
23 23 (14.56%) C++
23 23 (14.56%) Microsoft
23 23 (14.56%) Bash Shell
24 22 (13.92%) Mentoring

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 8 (5.06%) IIS
2 6 (3.80%) Apache Solr
2 6 (3.80%) JBoss
2 6 (3.80%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.53%) Apache
3 4 (2.53%) Confluence
4 3 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (3.16%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (3.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 5 (3.16%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.90%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.63%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.59%) AWS
1 12 (7.59%) Azure
2 9 (5.70%) OpenShift
3 7 (4.43%) IaaS
3 7 (4.43%) SaaS
4 6 (3.80%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (3.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (3.16%) Office 365
6 4 (2.53%) Apigee
6 4 (2.53%) GCP
7 3 (1.90%) Azure Stack
7 3 (1.90%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.63%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.29%) TCP/IP
2 17 (10.76%) Firewall
3 7 (4.43%) DNS
4 6 (3.80%) Extranet
4 6 (3.80%) NetScaler
5 4 (2.53%) Internet
5 4 (2.53%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (2.53%) SAN
5 4 (2.53%) SMTP
6 3 (1.90%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (1.90%) iSCSI
6 3 (1.90%) LAN
6 3 (1.90%) VPN
6 3 (1.90%) WAN
7 2 (1.27%) DHCP
7 2 (1.27%) Network Security
7 2 (1.27%) Skype
8 1 (0.63%) Sourcefire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (18.99%) MongoDB
2 26 (16.46%) SQL Server
3 21 (13.29%) Hadoop
4 12 (7.59%) NoSQL
5 8 (5.06%) MySQL
5 8 (5.06%) Relational Database
6 7 (4.43%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (4.43%) Oracle Database
6 7 (4.43%) RDBMS
7 6 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.90%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.27%) Big Data
10 1 (0.63%) DB2
10 1 (0.63%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.63%) Power BI
10 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.63%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 13 (8.23%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.70%) Jenkins
3 8 (5.06%) Cucumber
4 6 (3.80%) Gradle
4 6 (3.80%) JIRA
4 6 (3.80%) Maven
5 3 (1.90%) Bitbucket
5 3 (1.90%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.27%) Ant
6 2 (1.27%) JUnit
6 2 (1.27%) Selenium
7 1 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.63%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.63%) TestRail
7 1 (0.63%) Zephyr
General
1 56 (35.44%) Finance
2 21 (13.29%) Retail
3 20 (12.66%) Public Sector
4 15 (9.49%) Telecoms
5 12 (7.59%) Electronics
6 8 (5.06%) Banking
7 7 (4.43%) Manufacturing
7 7 (4.43%) Marketing
8 6 (3.80%) Military
9 5 (3.16%) Local Government
9 5 (3.16%) Police
10 3 (1.90%) Aerospace
11 2 (1.27%) Legal
11 2 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 41 (25.95%) Developer
2 29 (18.35%) Software Engineer
3 16 (10.13%) Senior Developer
4 12 (7.59%) Java Developer
4 12 (7.59%) Support Engineer
5 11 (6.96%) Administrator
5 11 (6.96%) Consultant
6 8 (5.06%) C++ Software Engineer
6 8 (5.06%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (5.06%) Penetration Tester
6 8 (5.06%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (5.06%) Software Developer
6 8 (5.06%) Support Consultant
6 8 (5.06%) Technical Consultant
6 8 (5.06%) Technical Support
6 8 (5.06%) Technical Support Consultant
6 8 (5.06%) Tester
7 7 (4.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 7 (4.43%) PHP Developer
7 7 (4.43%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (27.22%) React
2 32 (20.25%) AngularJS
2 32 (20.25%) Node.js
3 21 (13.29%) Enzyme
3 21 (13.29%) Jest
4 13 (8.23%) Spring
5 10 (6.33%) Vue.js
6 9 (5.70%) XML
7 8 (5.06%) HTML
8 7 (4.43%) CSS
8 7 (4.43%) EJB
8 7 (4.43%) Hibernate
8 7 (4.43%) Laravel
9 6 (3.80%) Java EE
9 6 (3.80%) SOAP
9 6 (3.80%) Web Services
10 5 (3.16%) REST
11 4 (2.53%) RESTful
12 2 (1.27%) JSON
12 2 (1.27%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.33%) Linux Command Line
2 7 (4.43%) Cyberthreat
3 6 (3.80%) EPoS
4 5 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.53%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.53%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (2.53%) VHDL
6 3 (1.90%) Clustering
6 3 (1.90%) Reinsurance
7 2 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.27%) CMDB
7 2 (1.27%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (1.27%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.27%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.63%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.63%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Replication
8 1 (0.63%) Robotics
8 1 (0.63%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 128 (81.01%) Linux
2 35 (22.15%) Windows
3 16 (10.13%) Solaris
4 12 (7.59%) Mac OS
5 11 (6.96%) CentOS
6 10 (6.33%) AIX
7 9 (5.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (5.70%) Windows Server
8 8 (5.06%) Ubuntu
9 4 (2.53%) Debian
9 4 (2.53%) Embedded Linux
9 4 (2.53%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (1.90%) Android
10 3 (1.90%) HPUX
10 3 (1.90%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.90%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.27%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.63%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (51.90%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (32.91%) DevOps
3 47 (29.75%) OO
4 46 (29.11%) Software Engineering
5 37 (23.42%) Requirements Analysis
6 34 (21.52%) TDD
7 27 (17.09%) Software Testing
8 22 (13.92%) Mentoring
9 21 (13.29%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (12.66%) Software Architecture
11 19 (12.03%) SDLC
11 19 (12.03%) Test Automation
12 16 (10.13%) Cybersecurity
13 15 (9.49%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (8.86%) Project Management
15 13 (8.23%) Computer Science
15 13 (8.23%) MVC
15 13 (8.23%) Scrum
16 12 (7.59%) Change Management
16 12 (7.59%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 51 (32.28%) JavaScript
2 50 (31.65%) Java
3 43 (27.22%) SQL
4 36 (22.78%) Python
5 24 (15.19%) PowerShell
6 23 (14.56%) Bash Shell
6 23 (14.56%) C++
7 21 (13.29%) C
8 16 (10.13%) Shell Script
9 15 (9.49%) Ruby
10 12 (7.59%) PL/SQL
11 10 (6.33%) Java 8
11 10 (6.33%) PHP
12 8 (5.06%) Perl
13 7 (4.43%) C#
14 5 (3.16%) Go
15 4 (2.53%) Korn
16 1 (0.63%) Embedded C
16 1 (0.63%) Fortran
16 1 (0.63%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 48 (30.38%) Security Cleared
2 29 (18.35%) DV Cleared
3 18 (11.39%) SC Cleared
4 15 (9.49%) Degree
5 6 (3.80%) AWS Certification
6 5 (3.16%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (2.53%) RHCE
8 3 (1.90%) CCNA
8 3 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.90%) HND
8 3 (1.90%) MCSA
8 3 (1.90%) MCSE
8 3 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.90%) RHCSA
8 3 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.27%) CISSP
10 1 (0.63%) CCA
10 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.63%) MCP
10 1 (0.63%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.53%) QA
1 4 (2.53%) SLA
2 3 (1.90%) GDPR
3 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.63%) COBIT
System Software
1 35 (22.15%) Docker
2 10 (6.33%) Active Directory
3 8 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.80%) XenApp
5 5 (3.16%) XenDesktop
6 4 (2.53%) Snort
7 3 (1.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (1.90%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.90%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.90%) vSphere
8 1 (0.63%) Firmware
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.63%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 31 (19.62%) Ansible
2 9 (5.70%) Puppet
3 7 (4.43%) Kubernetes
4 4 (2.53%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 4 (2.53%) Oracle ZFS
4 4 (2.53%) SCCM
5 3 (1.90%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.90%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.90%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (1.90%) SCOM
5 3 (1.90%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.27%) Terraform
7 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (0.63%) Nessus
Vendors
1 49 (31.01%) Oracle
2 27 (17.09%) Atlassian
3 23 (14.56%) Microsoft
4 14 (8.86%) Red Hat
5 13 (8.23%) VMware
6 9 (5.70%) Cisco
7 7 (4.43%) SAP
8 6 (3.80%) Citrix
8 6 (3.80%) Google
9 5 (3.16%) Capita
10 4 (2.53%) HP
10 4 (2.53%) McAfee
10 4 (2.53%) NetApp
10 4 (2.53%) Splunk
11 3 (1.90%) Dell
11 3 (1.90%) Veeam
12 2 (1.27%) Apple
12 2 (1.27%) Dynatrace
12 2 (1.27%) Rapid7
12 2 (1.27%) ServiceNow