Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > South West
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 110 90
Rank change year-on-year +5 -20 -44
Permanent jobs citing Unix 283 312 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.82% 3.05% 3.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.72% 11.47% 13.48%
Number of salaries quoted 237 237 332
South West median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.71% -1.16% +1.18%
10th Percentile £30,350 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £58,500 £58,000 £68,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 2,640 2,721 2,804
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 26.29% 26.64% 26.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2,052 2,239 2,432
South West median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.27% +9.72% -4.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £22,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +23 120 £44,500 -11.00% 19
Wiltshire -15 66 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Gloucestershire +8 35 £53,750 +19.44% 8
Somerset -3 26 £50,000 +44.04%
Cornwall +9 17 £36,000 -4.00% 3
Dorset +1 12 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Devon -2 5 £35,000 +14.75% 3
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 200 (70.67%) Linux
2 121 (42.76%) Windows
3 99 (34.98%) Python
3 99 (34.98%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (28.62%) Java
5 70 (24.73%) SQL
6 63 (22.26%) JavaScript
7 62 (21.91%) Puppet
8 57 (20.14%) Git (software)
8 57 (20.14%) MySQL
8 57 (20.14%) CSS
9 56 (19.79%) Open Source
10 54 (19.08%) Software Engineering
11 50 (17.67%) Finance
11 50 (17.67%) Oracle
12 49 (17.31%) Shell Script
13 48 (16.96%) SQL Server
14 47 (16.61%) HTML
14 47 (16.61%) Degree
15 46 (16.25%) PowerShell
16 44 (15.55%) PHP
17 43 (15.19%) Bash Shell
18 42 (14.84%) jQuery
18 42 (14.84%) Retail
19 41 (14.49%) Ruby
20 39 (13.78%) Configuration Management
21 38 (13.43%) Microsoft
22 37 (13.07%) Problem-Solving
23 36 (12.72%) C++
23 36 (12.72%) Security Cleared

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 35 (12.37%) Apache
2 14 (4.95%) Tomcat
3 8 (2.83%) Oracle Application Server
4 7 (2.47%) Confluence
5 6 (2.12%) CMS
5 6 (2.12%) EPiServer
5 6 (2.12%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (2.12%) Umbraco
5 6 (2.12%) WordPress
6 5 (1.77%) Apache Spark
7 4 (1.41%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.06%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.71%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.71%) IIS
9 2 (0.71%) JBoss
9 2 (0.71%) nginx
10 1 (0.35%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.35%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.12%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (2.12%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.41%) Magento
2 4 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 36 (12.72%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (5.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.18%) SaaS
4 6 (2.12%) npm
5 4 (1.41%) Office 365
6 1 (0.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 32 (11.31%) Internet
2 30 (10.60%) DNS
3 20 (7.07%) DHCP
4 14 (4.95%) Intrusion Detection
4 14 (4.95%) TCP/IP
5 13 (4.59%) Firewall
6 10 (3.53%) iSCSI
6 10 (3.53%) Sourcefire
7 9 (3.18%) VPN
8 8 (2.83%) SMTP
9 7 (2.47%) Broadband
9 7 (2.47%) LAN
9 7 (2.47%) WAN
10 4 (1.41%) ADSL
10 4 (1.41%) Ethernet
10 4 (1.41%) MPLS
10 4 (1.41%) OSPF
10 4 (1.41%) VoIP
10 4 (1.41%) Wireless
10 4 (1.41%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (20.14%) MySQL
2 48 (16.96%) SQL Server
3 31 (10.95%) Relational Database
4 29 (10.25%) RDBMS
5 21 (7.42%) Ingres
6 18 (6.36%) Oracle Database
7 12 (4.24%) NoSQL
8 11 (3.89%) MariaDB
9 7 (2.47%) Neo4j
9 7 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (2.12%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 6 (2.12%) Oracle Database 12c
10 6 (2.12%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.41%) Couchbase
11 4 (1.41%) Hazelcast
12 3 (1.06%) Electronic Patient Records
12 3 (1.06%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.71%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 57 (20.14%) Git (software)
2 25 (8.83%) PHPUnit
3 20 (7.07%) Jenkins
4 18 (6.36%) Maven
5 12 (4.24%) Cucumber
6 10 (3.53%) JIRA
7 9 (3.18%) Ant
7 9 (3.18%) JUnit
7 9 (3.18%) Subversion
8 8 (2.83%) webpack
9 6 (2.12%) git-flow
9 6 (2.12%) gulp
9 6 (2.12%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (2.12%) SpecFlow
10 5 (1.77%) Mercurial
10 5 (1.77%) Selenium
11 4 (1.41%) Bitbucket
12 3 (1.06%) Eclipse
12 3 (1.06%) Visual Studio
12 3 (1.06%) Xcode
General
1 50 (17.67%) Finance
2 42 (14.84%) Retail
3 18 (6.36%) Telecoms
4 14 (4.95%) Aerospace
4 14 (4.95%) Games
4 14 (4.95%) Marketing
5 12 (4.24%) Electronics
5 12 (4.24%) Manufacturing
6 10 (3.53%) Law
7 4 (1.41%) Back Office
7 4 (1.41%) Legal
8 3 (1.06%) Local Government
9 2 (0.71%) Military
10 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 75 (26.50%) Developer
2 33 (11.66%) Analyst
2 33 (11.66%) Software Engineer
3 32 (11.31%) Systems Engineer
4 31 (10.95%) Linux Engineer
5 26 (9.19%) Applications Support
5 26 (9.19%) Backend Developer
5 26 (9.19%) PHP Developer
6 22 (7.77%) Java Developer
7 20 (7.07%) Administrator
8 19 (6.71%) Systems Administrator
9 18 (6.36%) Support Analyst
10 17 (6.01%) Applications Support Analyst
10 17 (6.01%) Senior Developer
11 15 (5.30%) Senior Software Engineer
11 15 (5.30%) Web Developer
12 14 (4.95%) DevOps Engineer
12 14 (4.95%) Lead Software Engineer
13 12 (4.24%) C++ Software Engineer
13 12 (4.24%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (20.14%) CSS
2 47 (16.61%) HTML
3 42 (14.84%) jQuery
4 31 (10.95%) XML
5 30 (10.60%) Laravel
5 30 (10.60%) Spring
6 25 (8.83%) REST
7 19 (6.71%) HTML5
8 17 (6.01%) Hibernate
9 15 (5.30%) AngularJS
10 13 (4.59%) HTML5 Canvas
11 12 (4.24%) .NET
11 12 (4.24%) LAMP
11 12 (4.24%) React
11 12 (4.24%) Spring Boot
12 11 (3.89%) 802.1X
12 11 (3.89%) JSON
12 11 (3.89%) Web Services
13 9 (3.18%) J2EE
13 9 (3.18%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.13%) Linux Command Line
2 19 (6.71%) Data Centre
3 14 (4.95%) User Experience
4 13 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.53%) Algorithms
6 7 (2.47%) Animation
6 7 (2.47%) Data Structures
6 7 (2.47%) Virtual Team
7 6 (2.12%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.77%) Clustering
9 4 (1.41%) Social Media
10 3 (1.06%) e-Learning
10 3 (1.06%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (1.06%) Replication
11 2 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.71%) Fintech
11 2 (0.71%) PKI
11 2 (0.71%) PMI
11 2 (0.71%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 200 (70.67%) Linux
2 121 (42.76%) Windows
3 30 (10.60%) Solaris
4 24 (8.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (6.71%) Windows Server
6 16 (5.65%) Android
7 15 (5.30%) Apple iOS
7 15 (5.30%) CentOS
8 13 (4.59%) Ubuntu
9 7 (2.47%) FreeBSD
10 5 (1.77%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.41%) AIX
11 4 (1.41%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.35%) Debian
13 1 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (34.98%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (19.79%) Open Source
3 54 (19.08%) Software Engineering
4 39 (13.78%) Configuration Management
5 37 (13.07%) Problem-Solving
6 35 (12.37%) ITIL
6 35 (12.37%) Project Management
7 32 (11.31%) Workflow
8 31 (10.95%) DevOps
9 28 (9.89%) Cybersecurity
9 28 (9.89%) OO
10 25 (8.83%) Time Management
11 24 (8.48%) Continuous Improvement
11 24 (8.48%) Mentoring
12 23 (8.13%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (8.13%) OOP
13 22 (7.77%) ITIL V3
14 20 (7.07%) Computer Science
14 20 (7.07%) MVC
15 18 (6.36%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 99 (34.98%) Python
2 81 (28.62%) Java
3 70 (24.73%) SQL
4 63 (22.26%) JavaScript
5 49 (17.31%) Shell Script
6 46 (16.25%) PowerShell
7 44 (15.55%) PHP
8 43 (15.19%) Bash Shell
9 41 (14.49%) Ruby
10 36 (12.72%) C++
11 28 (9.89%) C
12 20 (7.07%) C#
13 17 (6.01%) Perl
14 15 (5.30%) PL/SQL
14 15 (5.30%) Scala
15 7 (2.47%) TypeScript
16 6 (2.12%) Clojure
16 6 (2.12%) ES6
16 6 (2.12%) Go
17 5 (1.77%) Cypher
Qualifications
1 47 (16.61%) Degree
2 36 (12.72%) Security Cleared
3 27 (9.54%) DV Cleared
4 18 (6.36%) SC Cleared
5 16 (5.65%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (3.89%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (2.83%) CCNA
7 8 (2.83%) CISSP
7 8 (2.83%) RHCE
7 8 (2.83%) SSCP
8 5 (1.77%) LPIC
9 4 (1.41%) MCT
10 3 (1.06%) CCNP
10 3 (1.06%) Linux+ Certification
10 3 (1.06%) MCSE
10 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.06%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (1.06%) OCP
10 3 (1.06%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (1.06%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.65%) QA
2 10 (3.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.83%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.77%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.77%) SLA
5 3 (1.06%) GDPR
6 1 (0.35%) DO-178B
System Software
1 30 (10.60%) Docker
2 26 (9.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.65%) Hyper-V
4 14 (4.95%) Active Directory
5 9 (3.18%) Snort
6 8 (2.83%) Postfix
7 7 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.41%) NFS
9 2 (0.71%) KVM
9 2 (0.71%) vSphere
10 1 (0.35%) GPFS
10 1 (0.35%) Lustre
10 1 (0.35%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 62 (21.91%) Puppet
2 19 (6.71%) Ansible
3 17 (6.01%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (3.89%) Galera Cluster
5 10 (3.53%) Cacti
5 10 (3.53%) Nessus
5 10 (3.53%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 10 (3.53%) ZABBIX
6 8 (2.83%) Kubernetes
7 5 (1.77%) Netcool
7 5 (1.77%) OSSEC
7 5 (1.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 4 (1.41%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.71%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.71%) SCCM
9 2 (0.71%) WSUS
10 1 (0.35%) PowerCLI
10 1 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.35%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 50 (17.67%) Oracle
2 38 (13.43%) Microsoft
3 33 (11.66%) VMware
4 31 (10.95%) Cisco
5 21 (7.42%) Red Hat
6 14 (4.95%) McAfee
7 13 (4.59%) CheckPoint
8 12 (4.24%) SAP
9 10 (3.53%) NetScout
9 10 (3.53%) NetWitness
9 10 (3.53%) Palo Alto
10 9 (3.18%) ArcSight
10 9 (3.18%) LogRhythm
10 9 (3.18%) SolarWinds
10 9 (3.18%) Splunk
11 8 (2.83%) Infoblox
12 7 (2.47%) Juniper
13 5 (1.77%) Sencha
13 5 (1.77%) Symantec
13 5 (1.77%) Veritas