Period
to 16 November 2019

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 16 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > South West
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 105 106 106
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 -22
Permanent jobs citing Unix 285 299 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.93% 2.93% 3.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.08% 11.22% 12.27%
Number of salaries quoted 228 250 247
South West median annual salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.49% +4.71% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,150 £60,125 £60,500
England median annual salary £56,399 £57,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -1.05% +3.64% +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 2,573 2,666 2,682
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 26.46% 26.12% 25.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2,111 2,090 2,218
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £60,000
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 16 November 2019.

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 16 November 2019. 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 +39 129 £48,000 -8.57% 25
Bristol -14 75 £40,000 -11.11% 15
Wiltshire -40 32 £29,500 -20.27% 7
Dorset 0 17 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Somerset -8 17 £50,000 - 2
Devon -5 7 £42,500 +21.43%
Cornwall +16 5 £52,500 +45.83% 5
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, 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.

1 210 (73.68%) Linux
2 129 (45.26%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (39.65%) SQL
4 108 (37.89%) Security Cleared
5 106 (37.19%) JavaScript
6 99 (34.74%) Python
7 94 (32.98%) DV Cleared
8 80 (28.07%) Windows
9 68 (23.86%) Java
10 67 (23.51%) MongoDB
11 65 (22.81%) PHP
12 64 (22.46%) Finance
13 63 (22.11%) SQL Server
13 63 (22.11%) Continuous Integration
14 59 (20.70%) DevOps
15 57 (20.00%) Oracle
16 56 (19.65%) Software Engineering
17 54 (18.95%) Telecoms
17 54 (18.95%) Git (software)
18 52 (18.25%) MySQL
19 50 (17.54%) ITIL
19 50 (17.54%) C
19 50 (17.54%) Scrum
19 50 (17.54%) React
20 48 (16.84%) C++
21 44 (15.44%) MVC
22 43 (15.09%) Jenkins
23 42 (14.74%) VMware Infrastructure
23 42 (14.74%) VMware
23 42 (14.74%) OO

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 33 (11.58%) SharePoint
2 30 (10.53%) Apache Solr
3 17 (5.96%) JBoss
4 16 (5.61%) Confluence
5 13 (4.56%) WebLogic
5 13 (4.56%) WebSphere
6 12 (4.21%) Apache
7 11 (3.86%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (2.81%) CMS
9 4 (1.40%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.05%) IIS
10 3 (1.05%) Jupyter
11 2 (0.70%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.35%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.40%) Magento
2 1 (0.35%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 40 (14.04%) Azure
2 29 (10.18%) Azure Stack
2 29 (10.18%) Office 365
2 29 (10.18%) OneDrive
3 21 (7.37%) AWS
4 10 (3.51%) SaaS
5 8 (2.81%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (1.75%) GCP
7 3 (1.05%) IaaS
8 2 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.35%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 42 (14.74%) TCP/IP
2 30 (10.53%) Extranet
3 29 (10.18%) NetScaler
4 28 (9.82%) DNS
5 26 (9.12%) DHCP
6 23 (8.07%) Internet
6 23 (8.07%) Skype
7 7 (2.46%) Firewall
8 6 (2.11%) Network Security
9 5 (1.75%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (1.75%) SSH
9 5 (1.75%) VPN
10 3 (1.05%) Ethernet
10 3 (1.05%) FTP
10 3 (1.05%) HTTP
10 3 (1.05%) IPv4
10 3 (1.05%) IPv6
10 3 (1.05%) OpenFlow
10 3 (1.05%) Software-Defined Networking
10 3 (1.05%) Sourcefire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (23.51%) MongoDB
2 63 (22.11%) SQL Server
3 52 (18.25%) MySQL
4 39 (13.68%) NoSQL
5 18 (6.32%) Hadoop
6 14 (4.91%) Relational Database
7 12 (4.21%) RDBMS
8 7 (2.46%) Big Data
9 6 (2.11%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.75%) OrientDB
10 5 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (1.05%) Ingres
12 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.70%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.70%) Redis
13 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
14 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 54 (18.95%) Git (software)
2 43 (15.09%) Jenkins
3 29 (10.18%) Visual Studio
4 26 (9.12%) JIRA
5 18 (6.32%) TestRail
5 18 (6.32%) Zephyr
6 11 (3.86%) Cucumber
7 5 (1.75%) Maven
8 3 (1.05%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.70%) Selenium
10 1 (0.35%) Ant
10 1 (0.35%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.35%) Burp Suite
10 1 (0.35%) JUnit
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.35%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.35%) Subversion
10 1 (0.35%) webpack
General
1 64 (22.46%) Finance
2 54 (18.95%) Telecoms
3 40 (14.04%) Retail
4 32 (11.23%) Electronics
5 28 (9.82%) Public Sector
6 27 (9.47%) Marketing
7 26 (9.12%) Manufacturing
8 10 (3.51%) Banking
9 9 (3.16%) Back Office
10 8 (2.81%) International Banking
11 5 (1.75%) Games
12 4 (1.40%) Aerospace
13 3 (1.05%) Law
14 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.35%) Legal
14 1 (0.35%) Military
14 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (23.86%) Developer
2 38 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 37 (12.98%) Software Engineer
4 34 (11.93%) PHP Developer
5 29 (10.18%) Test Engineer
6 24 (8.42%) Analyst
7 23 (8.07%) Support Engineer
8 21 (7.37%) Integration Engineer
8 21 (7.37%) Test and Integration Engineer
9 18 (6.32%) C++ Software Engineer
10 16 (5.61%) IT Engineer
10 16 (5.61%) IT Support
11 15 (5.26%) Administrator
11 15 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
11 15 (5.26%) Java Developer
11 15 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
12 12 (4.21%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 12 (4.21%) Java Engineer
13 11 (3.86%) Java Software Engineer
13 11 (3.86%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (17.54%) React
2 39 (13.68%) Laravel
3 31 (10.88%) Vue.js
4 28 (9.82%) AngularJS
5 26 (9.12%) Node.js
6 24 (8.42%) Spring
7 19 (6.67%) CSS
8 18 (6.32%) HTML
9 17 (5.96%) Hibernate
10 12 (4.21%) CSS3
10 12 (4.21%) EJB
10 12 (4.21%) HTML5
10 12 (4.21%) Java EE
11 11 (3.86%) J2EE
11 11 (3.86%) Web Services
11 11 (3.86%) XML
12 10 (3.51%) Enzyme
12 10 (3.51%) Jest
13 7 (2.46%) .NET
13 7 (2.46%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.53%) EPoS
2 26 (9.12%) Embedded Systems
3 16 (5.61%) Linux Command Line
4 14 (4.91%) Cyberthreat
5 9 (3.16%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.81%) Client/Server
7 7 (2.46%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.46%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (2.11%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.75%) Clustering
9 5 (1.75%) e-Learning
9 5 (1.75%) Replication
10 3 (1.05%) Mobile Computing
10 3 (1.05%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.05%) Robotics
11 2 (0.70%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.35%) Animation
12 1 (0.35%) Cyberattack
12 1 (0.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 210 (73.68%) Linux
2 80 (28.07%) Windows
3 36 (12.63%) Mac OS
4 20 (7.02%) CentOS
5 13 (4.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (4.56%) Solaris
6 11 (3.86%) Ubuntu
6 11 (3.86%) Windows Server
7 9 (3.16%) Apple iOS
8 8 (2.81%) Android
8 8 (2.81%) Debian
9 7 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.75%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (1.05%) AIX
11 3 (1.05%) FreeRTOS
12 2 (0.70%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.35%) Mandriva Linux
13 1 (0.35%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (45.26%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (22.11%) Continuous Integration
3 59 (20.70%) DevOps
4 56 (19.65%) Software Engineering
5 50 (17.54%) ITIL
5 50 (17.54%) Scrum
6 44 (15.44%) MVC
7 42 (14.74%) OO
8 41 (14.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 38 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
10 35 (12.28%) Time Management
11 34 (11.93%) CRM
12 33 (11.58%) Test Automation
13 31 (10.88%) Project Management
14 29 (10.18%) Business Intelligence
14 29 (10.18%) Problem-Solving
15 25 (8.77%) Digital Marketing
15 25 (8.77%) Programme Management
16 22 (7.72%) Analytics
16 22 (7.72%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 113 (39.65%) SQL
2 106 (37.19%) JavaScript
3 99 (34.74%) Python
4 68 (23.86%) Java
5 65 (22.81%) PHP
6 50 (17.54%) C
7 48 (16.84%) C++
8 39 (13.68%) Bash Shell
9 36 (12.63%) Shell Script
10 32 (11.23%) PowerShell
11 20 (7.02%) Perl
12 18 (6.32%) Ruby
13 12 (4.21%) C#
14 11 (3.86%) Java 8
14 11 (3.86%) Korn
15 8 (2.81%) Go
16 6 (2.11%) VB
17 4 (1.40%) PL/SQL
18 3 (1.05%) Embedded C
18 3 (1.05%) Lua
Qualifications
1 108 (37.89%) Security Cleared
2 94 (32.98%) DV Cleared
3 35 (12.28%) SC Cleared
4 24 (8.42%) Degree
5 18 (6.32%) RHCE
6 17 (5.96%) CCA
6 17 (5.96%) MCP
7 13 (4.56%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (4.21%) CCNA
8 12 (4.21%) Citrix Certification
8 12 (4.21%) HND
9 8 (2.81%) ISTQB
10 3 (1.05%) ISEB
10 3 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (0.35%) CISSP
12 1 (0.35%) GIAC
12 1 (0.35%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (0.70%) QA
3 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.35%) SLA
3 1 (0.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 42 (14.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (14.39%) Active Directory
3 34 (11.93%) Docker
4 29 (10.18%) Hyper-V
4 29 (10.18%) Microsoft App-V
4 29 (10.18%) XenApp
5 24 (8.42%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.75%) Firmware
6 5 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.05%) iptables
7 3 (1.05%) Samba
8 1 (0.35%) Btrfs
8 1 (0.35%) Corosync
8 1 (0.35%) DRBD
8 1 (0.35%) KVM
8 1 (0.35%) LXC
8 1 (0.35%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.35%) vSphere
8 1 (0.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (10.53%) Ansible
2 29 (10.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 29 (10.18%) SCOM
2 29 (10.18%) SCOrch
3 27 (9.47%) SCCM
4 17 (5.96%) Puppet
5 13 (4.56%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (3.51%) Kubernetes
7 5 (1.75%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 5 (1.75%) WSUS
8 3 (1.05%) Nessus
8 3 (1.05%) PowerCLI
8 3 (1.05%) vCenter Server
8 3 (1.05%) vRealize
9 2 (0.70%) Nagios
10 1 (0.35%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.35%) Icinga
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle ZFS
10 1 (0.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 57 (20.00%) Oracle
2 42 (14.74%) VMware
3 30 (10.53%) Atlassian
4 26 (9.12%) Citrix
4 26 (9.12%) Splunk
5 25 (8.77%) Cisco
5 25 (8.77%) SAP
6 20 (7.02%) Red Hat
7 16 (5.61%) Microsoft
8 11 (3.86%) Google
9 6 (2.11%) Apple
10 5 (1.75%) HP
10 5 (1.75%) Sencha
11 3 (1.05%) FireEye
11 3 (1.05%) Juniper
11 3 (1.05%) McAfee
11 3 (1.05%) NetScout
11 3 (1.05%) NetWitness
11 3 (1.05%) Palo Alto
12 2 (0.70%) Centrify