Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > South West
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 99 79
Rank change year-on-year +1 -20 -24
Permanent jobs citing Unix 318 344 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.04% 3.31% 3.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.40% 12.86% 14.78%
Number of salaries quoted 265 264 373
South West median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% +2.41% +1.22%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,750 £23,100
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £69,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +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 2,789 2,676 2,890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 26.67% 25.75% 26.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2,192 2,270 2,530
South West median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +14.29% -2.78%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,497 £21,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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
Wiltshire +8 99 £33,750 -12.90% 5
Bristol +13 91 £50,000 - 25
Gloucestershire +28 56 £52,500 +16.67% 6
Somerset +7 31 £50,000 +17.65% 8
Dorset -19 29 £40,000 - 1
Cornwall -31 7 £35,000 -36.36% 3
Devon +5 4 £38,750 +31.67% 7
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 221 (69.50%) Linux
2 147 (46.23%) Windows
3 114 (35.85%) Python
4 109 (34.28%) Agile Software Development
5 106 (33.33%) SQL
6 98 (30.82%) Java
7 76 (23.90%) Security Cleared
8 72 (22.64%) JavaScript
9 68 (21.38%) CSS
10 63 (19.81%) MySQL
11 59 (18.55%) PHP
12 58 (18.24%) Git (software)
13 57 (17.92%) C++
14 56 (17.61%) Finance
14 56 (17.61%) Software Engineering
15 55 (17.30%) Open Source
15 55 (17.30%) Retail
16 54 (16.98%) HTML
16 54 (16.98%) SQL Server
16 54 (16.98%) DV Cleared
17 52 (16.35%) Oracle
18 51 (16.04%) Shell Script
19 50 (15.72%) Microsoft
19 50 (15.72%) Problem-Solving
20 49 (15.41%) Scrum
21 48 (15.09%) Jenkins
22 44 (13.84%) Degree
23 41 (12.89%) Laravel
23 41 (12.89%) Project Management
24 40 (12.58%) XML

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 36 (11.32%) Apache
2 21 (6.60%) Tomcat
3 19 (5.97%) Confluence
4 7 (2.20%) Apache Solr
5 5 (1.57%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.26%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.94%) JBoss
7 3 (0.94%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.63%) IIS
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.31%) CMS
9 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.31%) nginx
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.31%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (1.57%) Magento
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.72%) SaaS
2 11 (3.46%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.26%) Office 365
4 2 (0.63%) GitHub
4 2 (0.63%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 35 (11.01%) Internet
2 20 (6.29%) LAN
3 19 (5.97%) WAN
4 18 (5.66%) VoIP
5 16 (5.03%) Intrusion Detection
5 16 (5.03%) VPN
6 15 (4.72%) Firewall
7 14 (4.40%) Cisco Nexus
7 14 (4.40%) NX-OS
8 13 (4.09%) TCP/IP
9 12 (3.77%) Network Security
10 7 (2.20%) DNS
11 5 (1.57%) Extranet
12 4 (1.26%) ADSL
12 4 (1.26%) BGP
12 4 (1.26%) Ethernet
12 4 (1.26%) MPLS
12 4 (1.26%) OSPF
12 4 (1.26%) VRRP
12 4 (1.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (19.81%) MySQL
2 54 (16.98%) SQL Server
3 34 (10.69%) Relational Database
4 31 (9.75%) RDBMS
5 26 (8.18%) Ingres
6 10 (3.14%) NoSQL
7 9 (2.83%) Oracle Database
8 8 (2.52%) MongoDB
9 7 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.26%) Big Data
10 4 (1.26%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.26%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.94%) DataStage
11 3 (0.94%) DB2
11 3 (0.94%) Electronic Patient Records
11 3 (0.94%) MariaDB
11 3 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.94%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 58 (18.24%) Git (software)
2 48 (15.09%) Jenkins
3 36 (11.32%) PHPUnit
4 33 (10.38%) Cucumber
5 27 (8.49%) JIRA
6 22 (6.92%) Maven
7 21 (6.60%) JUnit
8 20 (6.29%) Ant
9 19 (5.97%) Subversion
10 15 (4.72%) Bitbucket
11 14 (4.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 10 (3.14%) Selenium
13 8 (2.52%) Eclipse
14 5 (1.57%) Visual Studio
15 4 (1.26%) TeamCity
15 4 (1.26%) Xcode
16 3 (0.94%) WebDriver
17 2 (0.63%) Artifactory
17 2 (0.63%) Introscope
17 2 (0.63%) Robot Framework
General
1 56 (17.61%) Finance
2 55 (17.30%) Retail
3 12 (3.77%) Aerospace
3 12 (3.77%) Manufacturing
4 11 (3.46%) Cantonese Language
4 11 (3.46%) Mandarin Language
5 10 (3.14%) Electronics
5 10 (3.14%) Marketing
5 10 (3.14%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.52%) Law
7 6 (1.89%) Games
8 3 (0.94%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.94%) Military
9 2 (0.63%) Banking
9 2 (0.63%) Local Government
10 1 (0.31%) Legal
Job Titles
1 96 (30.19%) Developer
2 45 (14.15%) Analyst
3 36 (11.32%) Software Engineer
4 34 (10.69%) Applications Support
4 34 (10.69%) PHP Developer
5 30 (9.43%) Backend Developer
6 29 (9.12%) Java Developer
7 23 (7.23%) Support Analyst
7 23 (7.23%) Systems Engineer
8 21 (6.60%) Applications Support Analyst
8 21 (6.60%) Graduate
9 20 (6.29%) Senior Developer
10 19 (5.97%) Linux Engineer
11 17 (5.35%) Network Engineer
12 16 (5.03%) Consultant
12 16 (5.03%) Software Developer
12 16 (5.03%) Web Developer
13 15 (4.72%) PHP Web Developer
13 15 (4.72%) Senior Java Developer
13 15 (4.72%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (21.38%) CSS
2 54 (16.98%) HTML
3 41 (12.89%) Laravel
4 40 (12.58%) XML
5 38 (11.95%) REST
6 36 (11.32%) jQuery
7 31 (9.75%) Spring
8 25 (7.86%) .NET
8 25 (7.86%) Hibernate
9 22 (6.92%) HTML5
10 19 (5.97%) Spring MVC
11 17 (5.35%) J2EE
12 11 (3.46%) LAMP
13 10 (3.14%) Web Services
14 8 (2.52%) JSON
14 8 (2.52%) Spring Boot
15 7 (2.20%) React
16 5 (1.57%) .NET Core
16 5 (1.57%) ASP.NET Web API
16 5 (1.57%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.32%) Linux Command Line
2 33 (10.38%) Computer Science
3 19 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (5.35%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.77%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.52%) Data Centre
7 7 (2.20%) Device Driver
8 6 (1.89%) EPoS
8 6 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.57%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.57%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (1.57%) User Experience
10 4 (1.26%) e-Learning
10 4 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.26%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.26%) PKI
11 3 (0.94%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.94%) Cyber Defence
11 3 (0.94%) PMI
11 3 (0.94%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 221 (69.50%) Linux
2 147 (46.23%) Windows
3 28 (8.81%) Android
4 22 (6.92%) Apple iOS
5 17 (5.35%) Ubuntu
6 15 (4.72%) Windows Server
7 14 (4.40%) Mac OS X
8 13 (4.09%) Solaris
9 12 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.89%) CentOS
11 4 (1.26%) Debian
12 3 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.63%) AIX
14 1 (0.31%) VxWorks
14 1 (0.31%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (34.28%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (17.61%) Software Engineering
3 55 (17.30%) Open Source
4 50 (15.72%) Problem-Solving
5 49 (15.41%) Scrum
6 41 (12.89%) Project Management
7 36 (11.32%) Time Management
8 34 (10.69%) Workflow
9 31 (9.75%) Unit Testing
10 29 (9.12%) MVC
11 28 (8.81%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (8.49%) Configuration Management
13 26 (8.18%) Coaching
13 26 (8.18%) Cybersecurity
13 26 (8.18%) Test Automation
14 23 (7.23%) OO
15 22 (6.92%) DevOps
16 21 (6.60%) ITIL
17 20 (6.29%) OOP
17 20 (6.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 114 (35.85%) Python
2 106 (33.33%) SQL
3 98 (30.82%) Java
4 72 (22.64%) JavaScript
5 59 (18.55%) PHP
6 57 (17.92%) C++
7 51 (16.04%) Shell Script
8 39 (12.26%) Bash Shell
9 37 (11.64%) C
9 37 (11.64%) PowerShell
10 35 (11.01%) Ruby
11 28 (8.81%) Perl
12 27 (8.49%) PL/SQL
13 20 (6.29%) C#
14 13 (4.09%) VB
15 8 (2.52%) COBOL
15 8 (2.52%) Delphi
16 5 (1.57%) VBScript
17 4 (1.26%) Assembly Language
18 3 (0.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 76 (23.90%) Security Cleared
2 54 (16.98%) DV Cleared
3 44 (13.84%) Degree
4 32 (10.06%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (8.49%) CCNA
6 23 (7.23%) SC Cleared
7 14 (4.40%) CISSP
8 13 (4.09%) SSCP
9 11 (3.46%) LPIC
10 8 (2.52%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (1.57%) CCNP
12 4 (1.26%) MCT
13 3 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.94%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.94%) SANS
14 2 (0.63%) CompTIA Security+
14 2 (0.63%) GIAC
14 2 (0.63%) MCSE
14 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (0.63%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.86%) SLA
2 11 (3.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.52%) QA
4 5 (1.57%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (0.94%) Data Quality
System Software
1 22 (6.92%) Docker
2 21 (6.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.14%) Active Directory
4 7 (2.20%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.89%) NFS
5 6 (1.89%) Snort
6 3 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.94%) VMware NSX
6 3 (0.94%) vSphere
7 2 (0.63%) GPFS
7 2 (0.63%) Lustre
8 1 (0.31%) Firmware
8 1 (0.31%) KVM
Systems Management
1 32 (10.06%) Puppet
2 15 (4.72%) Nagios
3 14 (4.40%) Cisco LMS
3 14 (4.40%) Cisco Prime
3 14 (4.40%) Opsview
4 11 (3.46%) Cacti
4 11 (3.46%) ZABBIX
5 7 (2.20%) Ansible
6 6 (1.89%) OSSEC
7 5 (1.57%) FortiGate
8 3 (0.94%) Galera Cluster
8 3 (0.94%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 3 (0.94%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 3 (0.94%) Oracle ZFS
8 3 (0.94%) PowerCLI
8 3 (0.94%) SCCM
8 3 (0.94%) vCenter Server
8 3 (0.94%) WSUS
9 2 (0.63%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 52 (16.35%) Oracle
2 50 (15.72%) Microsoft
3 33 (10.38%) Cisco
4 27 (8.49%) VMware
5 14 (4.40%) Atlassian
6 10 (3.14%) CheckPoint
7 9 (2.83%) SAP
8 8 (2.52%) Red Hat
9 7 (2.20%) Capita
9 7 (2.20%) IBM
10 6 (1.89%) LogRhythm
11 5 (1.57%) McAfee
12 4 (1.26%) Brocade
12 4 (1.26%) BT
12 4 (1.26%) Forcepoint
12 4 (1.26%) Juniper
12 4 (1.26%) Siemens
12 4 (1.26%) SolarWinds
12 4 (1.26%) Sophos
12 4 (1.26%) WatchGuard