Period
to 18 August 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 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > South West
6 months to
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 76 53
Rank change year-on-year -20 -23 +6
Permanent jobs citing Unix 344 423 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.31% 3.87% 5.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.79% 14.66% 16.65%
Number of salaries quoted 263 368 460
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +1.22% +2.50%
10th Percentile £28,750 £23,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £59,500 £70,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +2.97%

Unix is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2689 2885 3544
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 25.91% 26.39% 30.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2279 2522 2984
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% +2.86%
10th Percentile £23,499 £21,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 August 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 August 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 -36 95 £50,000 -4.76% 7
Wiltshire +15 76 £39,000 +11.43% 2
Somerset -10 52 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Gloucestershire -52 45 £45,000 - 3
Cornwall +15 40 £55,000 +139.13%
Dorset +16 20 £40,000 -20.00% 5
Devon +10 16 £29,429 -8.04% 3
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 255 (74.13%) Linux
2 175 (50.87%) Java
3 144 (41.86%) Windows
4 110 (31.98%) Agile Software Development
5 103 (29.94%) SQL
6 100 (29.07%) JavaScript
7 93 (27.03%) Security Cleared
8 92 (26.74%) Oracle
9 86 (25.00%) Python
10 71 (20.64%) HTML
10 71 (20.64%) Software Engineering
11 66 (19.19%) Finance
11 66 (19.19%) SC Cleared
12 60 (17.44%) SIEM
13 54 (15.70%) Open Source
14 53 (15.41%) SQL Server
15 52 (15.12%) CSS
16 51 (14.83%) .NET
16 51 (14.83%) XML
16 51 (14.83%) MVC
17 50 (14.53%) DV Cleared
18 49 (14.24%) PHP
18 49 (14.24%) CISSP
19 48 (13.95%) ITIL
19 48 (13.95%) Scrum
19 48 (13.95%) Subversion
20 47 (13.66%) Test Automation
20 47 (13.66%) Microsoft
21 46 (13.37%) OO
21 46 (13.37%) QA

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 40 (11.63%) WebLogic
2 35 (10.17%) JBoss
3 34 (9.88%) Apache
4 30 (8.72%) WebSphere
5 25 (7.27%) Tomcat
6 16 (4.65%) Alfresco
6 16 (4.65%) Joomla!
7 15 (4.36%) SharePoint
8 11 (3.20%) OpenStack
9 9 (2.62%) IIS
9 9 (2.62%) Traefik
10 7 (2.03%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (1.74%) MS Exchange
11 6 (1.74%) Oracle Application Server
12 5 (1.45%) CloudStack
13 3 (0.87%) Confluence
13 3 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
14 2 (0.58%) iPlanet
14 2 (0.58%) Mule
15 1 (0.29%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 14 (4.07%) MS Visio
2 10 (2.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.74%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (1.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.58%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.29%) HipChat
6 1 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.03%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (2.03%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.45%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.87%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.58%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.29%) Maximo
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle ASCP
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.29%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (7.27%) GitHub
2 17 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.74%) SaaS
5 3 (0.87%) Office 365
6 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.29%) IaaS
6 1 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (13.08%) Internet
2 44 (12.79%) TCP/IP
3 29 (8.43%) Firewall
4 20 (5.81%) Wireshark
5 17 (4.94%) DHCP
6 13 (3.78%) DNS
6 13 (3.78%) IPv4
6 13 (3.78%) IPv6
7 11 (3.20%) NGN
8 10 (2.91%) WAN
9 9 (2.62%) VPN
10 7 (2.03%) LAN
10 7 (2.03%) SAN
11 5 (1.45%) SNMP
11 5 (1.45%) Wireless
12 4 (1.16%) BGP
12 4 (1.16%) FTP
12 4 (1.16%) HTTPS
12 4 (1.16%) OSPF
12 4 (1.16%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (15.41%) SQL Server
2 32 (9.30%) MySQL
3 23 (6.69%) Oracle Database
4 21 (6.10%) MongoDB
5 19 (5.52%) Relational Database
6 16 (4.65%) MS Access
6 16 (4.65%) NoSQL
7 14 (4.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (3.78%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (3.49%) OLAP
9 12 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (3.49%) Power BI
9 12 (3.49%) QlikView
10 8 (2.33%) Blockchain
11 7 (2.03%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (2.03%) Oracle Database 12c
11 7 (2.03%) RDBMS
11 7 (2.03%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (1.74%) DB2
13 5 (1.45%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 48 (13.95%) Subversion
2 43 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 43 (12.50%) Selenium
3 41 (11.92%) Git (software)
4 35 (10.17%) Maven
5 34 (9.88%) Cucumber
5 34 (9.88%) JUnit
6 16 (4.65%) Oracle Forms
7 15 (4.36%) WebDriver
8 14 (4.07%) JMeter
9 12 (3.49%) JBehave
10 11 (3.20%) Appium
10 11 (3.20%) Calabash
10 11 (3.20%) TeamCity
11 10 (2.91%) Ant
11 10 (2.91%) JIRA
12 8 (2.33%) Bitbucket
13 5 (1.45%) LoadRunner
13 5 (1.45%) PROIV
14 4 (1.16%) Artifactory
General
1 66 (19.19%) Finance
2 33 (9.59%) Telecoms
3 16 (4.65%) Retail
4 11 (3.20%) Banking
4 11 (3.20%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.91%) Electronics
6 9 (2.62%) Marketing
7 5 (1.45%) Military
8 4 (1.16%) Private Banking
9 3 (0.87%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.58%) Local Government
11 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 70 (20.35%) Developer
2 62 (18.02%) Analyst
3 35 (10.17%) Java Developer
4 26 (7.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 26 (7.56%) Software Engineer
5 25 (7.27%) Applications Support
6 24 (6.98%) SOC Analyst
7 22 (6.40%) Network Engineer
7 22 (6.40%) Senior Developer
8 20 (5.81%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 20 (5.81%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
8 20 (5.81%) Security Engineer
8 20 (5.81%) Test Engineer
9 19 (5.52%) DBA
9 19 (5.52%) DevOps Engineer
10 18 (5.23%) Administrator
10 18 (5.23%) Senior Analyst
11 17 (4.94%) Tester
12 16 (4.65%) Automation Tester
13 15 (4.36%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (20.64%) HTML
2 52 (15.12%) CSS
3 51 (14.83%) .NET
3 51 (14.83%) XML
4 44 (12.79%) Web Services
5 33 (9.59%) HTML5
5 33 (9.59%) Spring
6 32 (9.30%) AngularJS
7 29 (8.43%) J2EE
8 28 (8.14%) SOAP
9 24 (6.98%) REST
10 22 (6.40%) Hibernate
11 21 (6.10%) jQuery
12 20 (5.81%) Ember.js
13 19 (5.52%) LAMP
13 19 (5.52%) React
13 19 (5.52%) Spring MVC
14 17 (4.94%) WSDL
15 16 (4.65%) Dojo
15 16 (4.65%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.88%) Linux Command Line
2 27 (7.85%) Management Information System
3 25 (7.27%) Security Operations Centre
4 24 (6.98%) Computer Science
5 20 (5.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 18 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (4.94%) Cyberthreat
8 15 (4.36%) Renewable Energy
9 14 (4.07%) Client/Server
10 13 (3.78%) Data Structures
11 12 (3.49%) Data Centre
11 12 (3.49%) Embedded Systems
12 11 (3.20%) Mobile Computing
13 10 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (2.91%) Fintech
14 9 (2.62%) User Experience
15 6 (1.74%) SCADA
16 5 (1.45%) Clustering
17 4 (1.16%) CCTV
17 4 (1.16%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 255 (74.13%) Linux
2 144 (41.86%) Windows
3 32 (9.30%) Solaris
4 26 (7.56%) Android
5 22 (6.40%) Apple iOS
6 18 (5.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (4.36%) Windows Server
8 14 (4.07%) AIX
9 11 (3.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (2.33%) Windows 7
10 8 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (2.03%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (1.74%) SUSE
13 5 (1.45%) CentOS
13 5 (1.45%) Windows 10
13 5 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
13 5 (1.45%) Windows XP
14 4 (1.16%) HPUX
14 4 (1.16%) Ubuntu
14 4 (1.16%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (31.98%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (20.64%) Software Engineering
3 60 (17.44%) SIEM
4 54 (15.70%) Open Source
5 51 (14.83%) MVC
6 48 (13.95%) ITIL
6 48 (13.95%) Scrum
7 47 (13.66%) Test Automation
8 46 (13.37%) OO
9 44 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
10 41 (11.92%) Information Security
11 39 (11.34%) Cybersecurity
11 39 (11.34%) DevOps
11 39 (11.34%) Unit Testing
12 37 (10.76%) Coaching
13 34 (9.88%) Network Monitoring
14 28 (8.14%) Mentoring
15 27 (7.85%) Service Management
16 26 (7.56%) OOP
17 25 (7.27%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 175 (50.87%) Java
2 103 (29.94%) SQL
3 100 (29.07%) JavaScript
4 86 (25.00%) Python
5 49 (14.24%) PHP
6 39 (11.34%) C#
7 37 (10.76%) Shell Script
8 35 (10.17%) PowerShell
9 33 (9.59%) Ruby
10 27 (7.85%) C++
11 24 (6.98%) Bash Shell
12 21 (6.10%) C
13 18 (5.23%) PL/SQL
14 17 (4.94%) Pascal
15 16 (4.65%) Delphi
15 16 (4.65%) VBA
16 14 (4.07%) Perl
17 8 (2.33%) VB
18 4 (1.16%) Fortran
19 2 (0.58%) Jython
Qualifications
1 93 (27.03%) Security Cleared
2 66 (19.19%) SC Cleared
3 50 (14.53%) DV Cleared
4 49 (14.24%) CISSP
5 40 (11.63%) Degree
6 31 (9.01%) GCIA
7 29 (8.43%) GCIH
7 29 (8.43%) SANS
8 21 (6.10%) CREST Certified
9 20 (5.81%) CISM
9 20 (5.81%) RHCA
9 20 (5.81%) RHCE
9 20 (5.81%) RHCSA
10 16 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
11 12 (3.49%) GIAC
12 8 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (2.03%) CCNA
13 7 (2.03%) MCSE
14 6 (1.74%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (13.37%) QA
2 22 (6.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.62%) SLA
4 7 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 4 (1.16%) ISO 22301
6 3 (0.87%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.29%) GPG13
7 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (11.63%) Snort
2 14 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.62%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.62%) Docker
4 7 (2.03%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (2.03%) vSphere
5 6 (1.74%) XenApp
6 5 (1.45%) Xen
6 5 (1.45%) XenServer
7 4 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.16%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (1.16%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.87%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.58%) KVM
9 2 (0.58%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.29%) Firmware
10 1 (0.29%) LXC
10 1 (0.29%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 27 (7.85%) Nessus
2 22 (6.40%) Puppet
3 21 (6.10%) Nagios
4 18 (5.23%) Ansible
5 17 (4.94%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (3.49%) Nmap
7 8 (2.33%) RSA enVision
8 7 (2.03%) Cobbler
8 7 (2.03%) Oracle RMAN
8 7 (2.03%) Terraform
8 7 (2.03%) Tivoli
9 6 (1.74%) Backup Exec
10 5 (1.45%) Data Guard
10 5 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (1.16%) Graylog
11 4 (1.16%) Icinga
11 4 (1.16%) NetBackup
11 4 (1.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 3 (0.87%) Salt
Vendors
1 92 (26.74%) Oracle
2 47 (13.66%) Microsoft
3 40 (11.63%) LogRhythm
4 38 (11.05%) VMware
5 26 (7.56%) Splunk
6 24 (6.98%) Cisco
7 20 (5.81%) Acunetix
7 20 (5.81%) AlienVault
7 20 (5.81%) ArcSight
7 20 (5.81%) IBM
7 20 (5.81%) Rapid7
8 19 (5.52%) Red Hat
9 16 (4.65%) Zend
10 14 (4.07%) HP
11 13 (3.78%) NetApp
12 12 (3.49%) FireEye
13 9 (2.62%) Apigee
13 9 (2.62%) SAP
14 8 (2.33%) Citrix
15 6 (1.74%) Adobe