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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
England / South West
Rank 84 68 61
Rank change year-on-year -16 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Unix 184 264 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.62% 4.52% 4.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.74% 15.89% 17.20%
Number of salaries quoted 153 217 217
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.17%  

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 1169 1661 1628
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 22.98% 28.41% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1025 1444 1377
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Unix as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 24 March 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 24 March 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
Wiltshire +29 54 £35,000 +4.47% 6
Bristol -29 52 £38,000 -24.00% 15
Gloucestershire -17 39 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Cornwall +13 18 £40,000 +81.81%
Somerset -30 12 £42,500 +9.67% 3
Dorset +9 6 £87,500 +118.75% 4
Devon - 4 £24,500 - 1
Unix
England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 273 (74.79%) Linux
2 202 (55.34%) Java
3 151 (41.37%) SQL
4 134 (36.71%) Oracle
5 124 (33.97%) Security Cleared
6 122 (33.42%) Agile Software Development
7 110 (30.14%) JavaScript
8 106 (29.04%) Software Engineering
9 105 (28.77%) Windows
10 99 (27.12%) HTML
10 99 (27.12%) Finance
11 79 (21.64%) XML
11 79 (21.64%) Python
12 74 (20.27%) Web Services
12 74 (20.27%) C++
13 73 (20.00%) DV Cleared
14 68 (18.63%) MVC
15 66 (18.08%) Degree
16 65 (17.81%) CSS
17 64 (17.53%) SC Cleared
18 63 (17.26%) JBoss
19 61 (16.71%) OO
20 58 (15.89%) J2EE
21 56 (15.34%) PHP
21 56 (15.34%) Spring
21 56 (15.34%) MongoDB
22 55 (15.07%) Jenkins
22 55 (15.07%) Subversion
22 55 (15.07%) WebLogic
22 55 (15.07%) ITIL

Unix
Top Related 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 63 (17.26%) JBoss
2 55 (15.07%) WebLogic
3 53 (14.52%) WebSphere
4 51 (13.97%) Apache
5 27 (7.40%) Alfresco
5 27 (7.40%) Joomla!
6 19 (5.21%) Tomcat
7 10 (2.74%) MS Exchange
8 7 (1.92%) Traefik
9 5 (1.37%) IIS
9 5 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (1.10%) CloudStack
10 4 (1.10%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.82%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.82%) Confluence
11 3 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.82%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.55%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 27 (7.40%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.38%) MS Visio
3 10 (2.74%) MS Office
4 4 (1.10%) GNU Octave
5 2 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 15 (4.11%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (3.56%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (3.01%) Oracle Applications
4 10 (2.74%) Oracle 11i
5 8 (2.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (1.10%) Maximo
7 2 (0.55%) SAP IS-U
7 2 (0.55%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.27%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 34 (9.32%) GitHub
2 16 (4.38%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.10%) IaaS
3 4 (1.10%) PaaS
3 4 (1.10%) SaaS
4 2 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (12.05%) TCP/IP
2 34 (9.32%) Internet
3 29 (7.95%) Firewall
4 18 (4.93%) SAN
4 18 (4.93%) WAN
5 16 (4.38%) LAN
5 16 (4.38%) Wireshark
6 15 (4.11%) DNS
7 11 (3.01%) NAS
8 10 (2.74%) DHCP
9 9 (2.47%) Network Security
10 7 (1.92%) SNMP
10 7 (1.92%) VoIP
11 5 (1.37%) ADSL
11 5 (1.37%) LDAP
11 5 (1.37%) OpenLDAP
11 5 (1.37%) SSL
11 5 (1.37%) VPN
12 4 (1.10%) Software-Defined Radio
13 3 (0.82%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (15.34%) MongoDB
2 52 (14.25%) MySQL
3 35 (9.59%) SQL Server
4 31 (8.49%) Relational Database
5 30 (8.22%) NoSQL
6 27 (7.40%) MS Access
7 23 (6.30%) Oracle Database
8 17 (4.66%) OrientDB
8 17 (4.66%) RDBMS
9 14 (3.84%) Hadoop
9 14 (3.84%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (3.56%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (3.01%) Oracle BI EE
11 11 (3.01%) Oracle Database 12c
12 10 (2.74%) Big Data
12 10 (2.74%) Oracle Database 10g
12 10 (2.74%) Oracle9i Database
13 9 (2.47%) Oracle Reports
14 8 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 55 (15.07%) Jenkins
1 55 (15.07%) Subversion
2 42 (11.51%) Maven
3 39 (10.68%) Git (software)
4 30 (8.22%) Oracle Forms
5 23 (6.30%) Selenium
6 20 (5.48%) Cucumber
7 17 (4.66%) JUnit
8 9 (2.47%) Ant
8 9 (2.47%) JIRA
9 8 (2.19%) TeamCity
9 8 (2.19%) WebDriver
10 7 (1.92%) PROIV
11 6 (1.64%) Appium
11 6 (1.64%) Calabash
11 6 (1.64%) JMeter
12 4 (1.10%) Bitbucket
12 4 (1.10%) Eclipse
12 4 (1.10%) JBehave
12 4 (1.10%) LoadRunner
General
1 99 (27.12%) Finance
2 41 (11.23%) Telecoms
3 28 (7.67%) Banking
4 20 (5.48%) Manufacturing
5 12 (3.29%) Retail
6 11 (3.01%) Financial Institution
7 8 (2.19%) Electronics
7 8 (2.19%) Marketing
8 4 (1.10%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.10%) Games
9 3 (0.82%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.82%) Legal
9 3 (0.82%) Local Government
9 3 (0.82%) Military
10 2 (0.55%) Back Office
11 1 (0.27%) Advertising
11 1 (0.27%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 97 (26.58%) Developer
2 54 (14.79%) Java Developer
3 52 (14.25%) Analyst
4 43 (11.78%) Software Engineer
5 27 (7.40%) Applications Support
6 26 (7.12%) Senior Developer
7 23 (6.30%) Support Engineer
7 23 (6.30%) Test Engineer
8 19 (5.21%) Systems Engineer
9 17 (4.66%) SOC Analyst
10 16 (4.38%) DevOps Engineer
10 16 (4.38%) Senior Analyst
11 15 (4.11%) Technical Developer
12 14 (3.84%) IT Support
12 14 (3.84%) Lead Developer
12 14 (3.84%) Senior Java Developer
12 14 (3.84%) Technical Analyst
12 14 (3.84%) Technical Support
13 13 (3.56%) Consultant
13 13 (3.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (27.12%) HTML
2 79 (21.64%) XML
3 74 (20.27%) Web Services
4 65 (17.81%) CSS
5 58 (15.89%) J2EE
6 56 (15.34%) Spring
7 49 (13.42%) Hibernate
8 41 (11.23%) SOAP
9 37 (10.14%) Spring MVC
10 33 (9.04%) HTML5
11 32 (8.77%) JSP
12 31 (8.49%) Ajax
12 31 (8.49%) AngularJS
13 30 (8.22%) .NET
14 28 (7.67%) Ember.js
14 28 (7.67%) WSDL
15 27 (7.40%) Backbone.js
15 27 (7.40%) Dojo
15 27 (7.40%) React
16 21 (5.75%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 46 (12.60%) Computer Science
2 35 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (7.12%) Linux Command Line
4 19 (5.21%) Security Operations Centre
5 18 (4.93%) Embedded Systems
6 17 (4.66%) Cyber Defence
7 11 (3.01%) Derivative
7 11 (3.01%) Equities
7 11 (3.01%) Fixed Income
7 11 (3.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 11 (3.01%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.19%) Clustering
9 7 (1.92%) Device Driver
9 7 (1.92%) Driving Licence
10 6 (1.64%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.64%) Data Centre
10 6 (1.64%) Fintech
11 4 (1.10%) e-Health
12 3 (0.82%) CCTV
12 3 (0.82%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 273 (74.79%) Linux
2 105 (28.77%) Windows
3 47 (12.88%) Android
4 41 (11.23%) Apple iOS
5 35 (9.59%) Solaris
6 30 (8.22%) AIX
7 19 (5.21%) Windows Server
8 17 (4.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (4.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (4.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (3.56%) Embedded Linux
11 10 (2.74%) Ubuntu
11 10 (2.74%) Windows 2000
12 9 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (1.92%) CentOS
13 7 (1.92%) Debian
13 7 (1.92%) Mac OS X
13 7 (1.92%) Windows 2000 Server
13 7 (1.92%) Windows XP
14 5 (1.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (33.42%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (29.04%) Software Engineering
3 68 (18.63%) MVC
4 61 (16.71%) OO
5 55 (15.07%) ITIL
6 50 (13.70%) Open Source
7 49 (13.42%) Cybersecurity
8 42 (11.51%) SDLC
9 39 (10.68%) Scrum
10 36 (9.86%) DevOps
11 34 (9.32%) Information Security
12 33 (9.04%) SIEM
13 29 (7.95%) OOP
14 28 (7.67%) Continuous Integration
14 28 (7.67%) Unit Testing
15 27 (7.40%) Android Development
15 27 (7.40%) iOS Development
15 27 (7.40%) Mobile Development
16 26 (7.12%) Mentoring
17 25 (6.85%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 202 (55.34%) Java
2 151 (41.37%) SQL
3 110 (30.14%) JavaScript
4 79 (21.64%) Python
5 74 (20.27%) C++
6 56 (15.34%) PHP
7 41 (11.23%) Perl
8 39 (10.68%) C
9 36 (9.86%) PowerShell
10 33 (9.04%) Shell Script
11 28 (7.67%) Pascal
11 28 (7.67%) Ruby
11 28 (7.67%) VBA
12 27 (7.40%) C#
12 27 (7.40%) Delphi
13 24 (6.58%) Bash Shell
14 21 (5.75%) PL/SQL
15 20 (5.48%) VB
16 14 (3.84%) Embedded C++
17 4 (1.10%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 124 (33.97%) Security Cleared
2 73 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 66 (18.08%) Degree
4 64 (17.53%) SC Cleared
5 22 (6.03%) CISSP
6 20 (5.48%) GCIA
6 20 (5.48%) SANS
7 16 (4.38%) GCIH
7 16 (4.38%) GIAC
8 13 (3.56%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (3.01%) CCNA
10 10 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (1.92%) MCSE
12 6 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
12 6 (1.64%) CCNP
12 6 (1.64%) Network+ Certification
13 5 (1.37%) CREST Certified
13 5 (1.37%) ISEB
13 5 (1.37%) PhD
13 5 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.38%) QA
2 15 (4.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (3.01%) SLA
4 7 (1.92%) GPG13
5 3 (0.82%) ISO22301
5 3 (0.82%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.27%) FATCA
6 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (7.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (6.30%) Snort
3 19 (5.21%) Active Directory
4 11 (3.01%) Oracle RAC
5 10 (2.74%) Hyper-V
5 10 (2.74%) Samba
5 10 (2.74%) vSphere
6 5 (1.37%) XenServer
7 4 (1.10%) MetaFrame
7 4 (1.10%) Terminal Server
7 4 (1.10%) Xen
8 3 (0.82%) Docker
8 3 (0.82%) NDS
8 3 (0.82%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 3 (0.82%) NFS
8 3 (0.82%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.82%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.55%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 39 (10.68%) Nagios
2 19 (5.21%) Puppet
3 18 (4.93%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (3.29%) Ansible
4 12 (3.29%) Nmap
5 11 (3.01%) Oracle RMAN
5 11 (3.01%) Tivoli
6 10 (2.74%) Data Guard
7 8 (2.19%) NetBackup
8 7 (1.92%) Cobbler
8 7 (1.92%) Terraform
9 6 (1.64%) ArcSight ESM
9 6 (1.64%) Backup Exec
9 6 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (1.37%) OpenView
10 5 (1.37%) RSA enVision
11 4 (1.10%) BMC PATROL
11 4 (1.10%) Salt
11 4 (1.10%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 134 (36.71%) Oracle
2 37 (10.14%) Microsoft
3 35 (9.59%) IBM
3 35 (9.59%) VMware
4 24 (6.58%) Cisco
5 23 (6.30%) ArcSight
6 19 (5.21%) LogRhythm
7 16 (4.38%) HP
8 14 (3.84%) Red Hat
9 12 (3.29%) Citrix
9 12 (3.29%) FireEye
9 12 (3.29%) Splunk
9 12 (3.29%) Zend
10 11 (3.01%) TIBCO
11 10 (2.74%) SAP
11 10 (2.74%) Siebel
12 9 (2.47%) Juniper
13 8 (2.19%) F5
13 8 (2.19%) Sophos
14 7 (1.92%) Apigee
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon
National Trust
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath
Wessex Water
Salary: Circa £40k dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £66000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £ neg + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + 5% Pension, Bonus, Life & Health
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The National Trust
Salary: £36,880 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits superb benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
FRG Technology Consulting
Posted: 7 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Posted: 7 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Unspecified We offer highly competitive benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Bristol DT
Salary: £35000.00 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago