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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England / South West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 62 56
Rank change year-on-year -24 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Unix 192 220 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.63% 4.20% 4.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.56% 16.33% 15.43%
Number of salaries quoted 144 187 232
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,875 £23,000 £24,525
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £74,875
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44%  

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 1319 1347 1867
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 24.92% 25.69% 31.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2442 2900 3858
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £21,250 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -19 54 £50,000 +28.20% 5
Gloucestershire -28 31 £45,000 - 1
Wiltshire -7 27 £38,000 +16.92% 6
Somerset -19 26 £42,500 - 1
Cornwall +8 23 £55,000 +139.13% 2
Dorset +7 17 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Devon +15 14 £29,429 -15.31% 1
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 279 (75.41%) Linux
2 203 (54.86%) Java
3 155 (41.89%) Windows
4 138 (37.30%) SQL
5 122 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
6 115 (31.08%) Oracle
7 108 (29.19%) Security Cleared
8 106 (28.65%) JavaScript
9 98 (26.49%) Software Engineering
10 86 (23.24%) Python
11 82 (22.16%) HTML
12 78 (21.08%) Finance
13 71 (19.19%) SC Cleared
14 67 (18.11%) XML
15 65 (17.57%) DV Cleared
16 62 (16.76%) SQL Server
17 61 (16.49%) OO
18 60 (16.22%) SIEM
19 58 (15.68%) Web Services
19 58 (15.68%) Degree
20 56 (15.14%) Subversion
21 55 (14.86%) CSS
21 55 (14.86%) Open Source
22 54 (14.59%) MVC
23 53 (14.32%) Test Automation
24 52 (14.05%) Microsoft
24 52 (14.05%) Jenkins
25 51 (13.78%) ITIL
26 50 (13.51%) TCP/IP
27 49 (13.24%) .NET

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 46 (12.43%) JBoss
2 45 (12.16%) WebLogic
3 41 (11.08%) Apache
4 40 (10.81%) WebSphere
5 25 (6.76%) Tomcat
6 21 (5.68%) Alfresco
6 21 (5.68%) Joomla!
7 15 (4.05%) SharePoint
8 10 (2.70%) MS Exchange
8 10 (2.70%) Traefik
9 9 (2.43%) OpenStack
10 8 (2.16%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (1.35%) CloudStack
11 5 (1.35%) IIS
11 5 (1.35%) Oracle Application Server
12 4 (1.08%) Confluence
13 2 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.54%) iPlanet
13 2 (0.54%) Mule
14 1 (0.27%) FileNet
Applications
1 17 (4.59%) MS Visio
2 12 (3.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.16%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.35%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.81%) Maximo
3 3 (0.81%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.54%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle ASCP
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 31 (8.38%) GitHub
2 19 (5.14%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.16%) SaaS
4 6 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.81%) Office 365
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 50 (13.51%) TCP/IP
2 45 (12.16%) Internet
3 35 (9.46%) Firewall
4 27 (7.30%) Wireshark
5 16 (4.32%) DHCP
6 12 (3.24%) DNS
6 12 (3.24%) WAN
7 8 (2.16%) LAN
8 7 (1.89%) SAN
8 7 (1.89%) VPN
9 5 (1.35%) SNMP
9 5 (1.35%) Wireless
10 4 (1.08%) HTTP
11 3 (0.81%) BGP
11 3 (0.81%) FTP
11 3 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (0.81%) LDAP
11 3 (0.81%) OSPF
11 3 (0.81%) PSTN
11 3 (0.81%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (16.76%) SQL Server
2 38 (10.27%) MySQL
3 31 (8.38%) MongoDB
4 24 (6.49%) Oracle Database
5 22 (5.95%) Relational Database
6 21 (5.68%) MS Access
7 17 (4.59%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (4.59%) NoSQL
8 13 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (3.24%) OLAP
9 12 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (3.24%) Power BI
9 12 (3.24%) QlikView
10 8 (2.16%) Blockchain
10 8 (2.16%) RDBMS
11 7 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (1.62%) Big Data
12 6 (1.62%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (1.62%) OrientDB
13 5 (1.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 56 (15.14%) Subversion
2 52 (14.05%) Jenkins
3 49 (13.24%) Selenium
4 41 (11.08%) Maven
5 37 (10.00%) Cucumber
6 36 (9.73%) Git (software)
7 35 (9.46%) JUnit
8 22 (5.95%) Oracle Forms
9 18 (4.86%) WebDriver
10 16 (4.32%) JMeter
11 13 (3.51%) Appium
11 13 (3.51%) Calabash
11 13 (3.51%) JBehave
12 12 (3.24%) JIRA
12 12 (3.24%) TeamCity
13 11 (2.97%) Ant
14 9 (2.43%) Bitbucket
14 9 (2.43%) PROIV
15 5 (1.35%) LoadRunner
16 4 (1.08%) Artifactory
General
1 78 (21.08%) Finance
2 37 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 21 (5.68%) Manufacturing
4 17 (4.59%) Banking
5 13 (3.51%) Retail
6 11 (2.97%) Electronics
7 10 (2.70%) Marketing
8 6 (1.62%) Military
9 4 (1.08%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.08%) Private Banking
10 3 (0.81%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.81%) Local Government
11 2 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.54%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.27%) Law
12 1 (0.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 78 (21.08%) Developer
2 69 (18.65%) Analyst
3 42 (11.35%) Java Developer
4 41 (11.08%) Software Engineer
5 34 (9.19%) Applications Support
6 29 (7.84%) SOC Analyst
7 26 (7.03%) Senior Developer
7 26 (7.03%) Test Engineer
8 24 (6.49%) Senior Analyst
9 20 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 19 (5.14%) Tester
11 18 (4.86%) Automation Tester
12 17 (4.59%) DBA
12 17 (4.59%) DevOps Engineer
12 17 (4.59%) Test Automation Engineer
13 15 (4.05%) Cybersecurity Engineer
13 15 (4.05%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
13 15 (4.05%) Security Engineer
14 14 (3.78%) Administrator
14 14 (3.78%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (22.16%) HTML
2 67 (18.11%) XML
3 58 (15.68%) Web Services
4 55 (14.86%) CSS
5 49 (13.24%) .NET
6 42 (11.35%) J2EE
7 41 (11.08%) Spring
8 36 (9.73%) SOAP
9 35 (9.46%) AngularJS
10 29 (7.84%) Hibernate
10 29 (7.84%) HTML5
11 28 (7.57%) REST
12 25 (6.76%) Ember.js
13 22 (5.95%) JSP
13 22 (5.95%) Spring MVC
13 22 (5.95%) WSDL
14 21 (5.68%) Ajax
14 21 (5.68%) Backbone.js
14 21 (5.68%) Dojo
14 21 (5.68%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.73%) Computer Science
2 32 (8.65%) Linux Command Line
3 28 (7.57%) Security Operations Centre
4 26 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (6.22%) Management Information System
6 16 (4.32%) Embedded Systems
7 15 (4.05%) Client/Server
7 15 (4.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 13 (3.51%) Data Structures
9 12 (3.24%) Cyberthreat
10 11 (2.97%) Fintech
11 10 (2.70%) User Experience
12 9 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (1.62%) Cyber Defence
14 5 (1.35%) CCTV
14 5 (1.35%) Data Centre
15 4 (1.08%) Graphic Design
16 3 (0.81%) Clustering
16 3 (0.81%) Derivative
16 3 (0.81%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 279 (75.41%) Linux
2 155 (41.89%) Windows
3 45 (12.16%) Solaris
4 36 (9.73%) Android
5 32 (8.65%) Apple iOS
6 21 (5.68%) AIX
7 19 (5.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (3.78%) Windows Server
8 14 (3.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (2.97%) Embedded Linux
11 8 (2.16%) Windows 2000 Server
11 8 (2.16%) Windows XP
12 7 (1.89%) SUSE
12 7 (1.89%) Ubuntu
13 6 (1.62%) CentOS
13 6 (1.62%) HPUX
13 6 (1.62%) Windows 2000
14 5 (1.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (26.49%) Software Engineering
3 61 (16.49%) OO
4 60 (16.22%) SIEM
5 55 (14.86%) Open Source
6 54 (14.59%) MVC
7 53 (14.32%) Test Automation
8 51 (13.78%) ITIL
9 49 (13.24%) Scrum
10 48 (12.97%) Cybersecurity
10 48 (12.97%) Information Security
11 46 (12.43%) Continuous Integration
12 42 (11.35%) Unit Testing
13 41 (11.08%) DevOps
14 37 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
15 36 (9.73%) Coaching
16 34 (9.19%) OOP
17 32 (8.65%) Mentoring
18 31 (8.38%) Security Operations
19 30 (8.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 203 (54.86%) Java
2 138 (37.30%) SQL
3 106 (28.65%) JavaScript
4 86 (23.24%) Python
5 49 (13.24%) PHP
6 48 (12.97%) C++
7 40 (10.81%) C#
8 39 (10.54%) PowerShell
8 39 (10.54%) Shell Script
9 37 (10.00%) Ruby
10 30 (8.11%) C
11 24 (6.49%) Bash Shell
12 23 (6.22%) Pascal
13 22 (5.95%) Perl
13 22 (5.95%) PL/SQL
13 22 (5.95%) VBA
14 21 (5.68%) Delphi
15 12 (3.24%) Embedded C++
16 10 (2.70%) VB
17 5 (1.35%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 108 (29.19%) Security Cleared
2 71 (19.19%) SC Cleared
3 65 (17.57%) DV Cleared
4 58 (15.68%) Degree
5 44 (11.89%) CISSP
6 34 (9.19%) GCIA
7 29 (7.84%) GCIH
7 29 (7.84%) SANS
8 25 (6.76%) Computer Science Degree
9 18 (4.86%) GIAC
10 15 (4.05%) CISM
10 15 (4.05%) CREST Certified
10 15 (4.05%) RHCA
10 15 (4.05%) RHCE
10 15 (4.05%) RHCSA
11 14 (3.78%) Master's Degree
12 9 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (2.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (2.16%) CCNA
13 8 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (13.24%) QA
2 21 (5.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.70%) SLA
4 7 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 5 (1.35%) ISO 22301
6 4 (1.08%) GPG13
7 2 (0.54%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (12.16%) Snort
2 18 (4.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (4.32%) Active Directory
4 9 (2.43%) vSphere
5 8 (2.16%) Docker
6 7 (1.89%) XenApp
7 6 (1.62%) Hyper-V
7 6 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (1.35%) VMware Workstation
8 5 (1.35%) Xen
8 5 (1.35%) XenServer
9 4 (1.08%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.81%) MetaFrame
10 3 (0.81%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.54%) KVM
11 2 (0.54%) Samba
11 2 (0.54%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 1 (0.27%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 27 (7.30%) Nagios
2 21 (5.68%) Puppet
3 20 (5.41%) Nessus
4 18 (4.86%) Nmap
5 17 (4.59%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (4.32%) Ansible
7 9 (2.43%) Backup Exec
8 8 (2.16%) Cobbler
8 8 (2.16%) RSA enVision
8 8 (2.16%) Terraform
8 8 (2.16%) Tivoli
9 7 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (1.35%) NetBackup
10 5 (1.35%) Oracle RMAN
11 4 (1.08%) Graylog
11 4 (1.08%) Icinga
12 3 (0.81%) ArcSight ESM
12 3 (0.81%) Data Guard
12 3 (0.81%) Salt
12 3 (0.81%) SCCM
Vendors
1 115 (31.08%) Oracle
2 52 (14.05%) Microsoft
3 45 (12.16%) VMware
4 41 (11.08%) LogRhythm
5 29 (7.84%) ArcSight
6 26 (7.03%) Cisco
7 24 (6.49%) IBM
7 24 (6.49%) Splunk
8 22 (5.95%) Red Hat
9 18 (4.86%) FireEye
10 17 (4.59%) Zend
11 15 (4.05%) Acunetix
11 15 (4.05%) AlienVault
11 15 (4.05%) Rapid7
12 13 (3.51%) Citrix
12 13 (3.51%) HP
13 12 (3.24%) NetApp
14 10 (2.70%) Apigee
14 10 (2.70%) SAP
14 10 (2.70%) Sophos
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Flexible environment + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Poole, Dorset
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension + Profit Share + Flexi + Ext
Posted: 6 hours ago
Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £excellent + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits superb benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cornwall
itecopeople
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £66000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £95k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole
Huxley
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Plymouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000.00 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £47000 per annum + car allowance + 20% bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Bournemouth
greywood
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 22 days ago
Liskeard
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago