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

Unix
England / South West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 67 58
Rank change year-on-year -19 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Unix 176 261 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.48% 4.43% 4.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.06% 15.76% 17.19%
Number of salaries quoted 146 216 219
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 £25,510 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,500 £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 1656 1652
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 23.10% 28.10% 27.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1019 1439 1396
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £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 29 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 29 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 +36 54 £36,000 +7.46% 8
Bristol -30 52 £38,500 -23.00% 13
Gloucestershire -21 34 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Cornwall +11 15 £40,000 +81.81%
Somerset -24 13 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Dorset +9 5 £87,500 +118.75% 4
Devon - 4 £24,500 - 1
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 29 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
2 203 (55.62%) Java
3 152 (41.64%) SQL
4 135 (36.99%) Oracle
5 124 (33.97%) Agile Software Development
6 122 (33.42%) Security Cleared
7 112 (30.68%) JavaScript
8 107 (29.32%) Software Engineering
9 103 (28.22%) Windows
10 101 (27.67%) HTML
11 98 (26.85%) Finance
12 80 (21.92%) XML
13 78 (21.37%) Python
14 75 (20.55%) Web Services
15 72 (19.73%) C++
16 71 (19.45%) DV Cleared
17 70 (19.18%) MVC
18 67 (18.36%) CSS
19 66 (18.08%) Degree
20 64 (17.53%) SC Cleared
20 64 (17.53%) JBoss
21 61 (16.71%) OO
22 58 (15.89%) PHP
22 58 (15.89%) J2EE
23 57 (15.62%) Spring
23 57 (15.62%) Subversion
24 56 (15.34%) ITIL
24 56 (15.34%) MongoDB
25 55 (15.07%) Jenkins
25 55 (15.07%) WebLogic

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 64 (17.53%) JBoss
2 55 (15.07%) WebLogic
3 53 (14.52%) Apache
3 53 (14.52%) WebSphere
4 27 (7.40%) Alfresco
4 27 (7.40%) Joomla!
5 21 (5.75%) Tomcat
6 9 (2.47%) MS Exchange
7 7 (1.92%) Traefik
8 6 (1.64%) OpenStack
9 5 (1.37%) IIS
9 5 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (1.10%) CloudStack
11 3 (0.82%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.82%) Confluence
11 3 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.82%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.55%) NetWeaver
13 1 (0.27%) FileNet
Applications
1 26 (7.12%) MS Excel
2 17 (4.66%) MS Visio
3 10 (2.74%) MS Office
4 2 (0.55%) GNU Octave
4 2 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 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 15 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.10%) IaaS
3 4 (1.10%) PaaS
3 4 (1.10%) SaaS
4 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (11.51%) TCP/IP
2 34 (9.32%) Internet
3 28 (7.67%) Firewall
4 18 (4.93%) SAN
5 16 (4.38%) WAN
5 16 (4.38%) Wireshark
6 15 (4.11%) DNS
7 14 (3.84%) LAN
8 11 (3.01%) NAS
9 10 (2.74%) DHCP
10 9 (2.47%) Network Security
11 7 (1.92%) SNMP
12 6 (1.64%) VoIP
13 5 (1.37%) LDAP
13 5 (1.37%) OpenLDAP
13 5 (1.37%) SSL
13 5 (1.37%) VPN
14 3 (0.82%) ADSL
14 3 (0.82%) PSTN
14 3 (0.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (15.34%) MongoDB
2 54 (14.79%) MySQL
3 33 (9.04%) 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 15 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (3.84%) Hadoop
11 13 (3.56%) Oracle Database 11g
12 11 (3.01%) Oracle BI EE
12 11 (3.01%) Oracle Database 12c
13 10 (2.74%) Big Data
13 10 (2.74%) Oracle Database 10g
13 10 (2.74%) Oracle9i Database
14 9 (2.47%) Oracle Reports
15 8 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
16 6 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 57 (15.62%) Subversion
2 55 (15.07%) Jenkins
3 43 (11.78%) Maven
4 39 (10.68%) Git (software)
5 30 (8.22%) Oracle Forms
6 24 (6.58%) Selenium
7 21 (5.75%) Cucumber
8 18 (4.93%) JUnit
9 10 (2.74%) Ant
10 9 (2.47%) JIRA
10 9 (2.47%) WebDriver
11 8 (2.19%) TeamCity
12 7 (1.92%) Appium
12 7 (1.92%) Calabash
12 7 (1.92%) JMeter
12 7 (1.92%) PROIV
13 4 (1.10%) Bitbucket
13 4 (1.10%) Eclipse
13 4 (1.10%) JBehave
13 4 (1.10%) LoadRunner
General
1 98 (26.85%) Finance
2 40 (10.96%) Telecoms
3 27 (7.40%) Banking
4 20 (5.48%) Manufacturing
5 12 (3.29%) Retail
6 10 (2.74%) 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 53 (14.52%) Analyst
2 53 (14.52%) Java Developer
3 43 (11.78%) Software Engineer
4 28 (7.67%) Senior Developer
5 26 (7.12%) Applications Support
6 23 (6.30%) Test Engineer
7 21 (5.75%) Support Engineer
8 17 (4.66%) SOC Analyst
8 17 (4.66%) Systems Engineer
9 16 (4.38%) DevOps Engineer
9 16 (4.38%) Senior Analyst
10 15 (4.11%) Senior Java Developer
10 15 (4.11%) Technical Analyst
11 14 (3.84%) Technical Developer
11 14 (3.84%) Technical Support
12 13 (3.56%) Consultant
12 13 (3.56%) IT Support
12 13 (3.56%) Lead Developer
12 13 (3.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (27.67%) HTML
2 80 (21.92%) XML
3 75 (20.55%) Web Services
4 67 (18.36%) CSS
5 58 (15.89%) J2EE
6 57 (15.62%) Spring
7 50 (13.70%) Hibernate
8 40 (10.96%) SOAP
9 38 (10.41%) Spring MVC
10 34 (9.32%) 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 23 (6.30%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 46 (12.60%) Computer Science
2 35 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (7.40%) 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%) Management Information System
8 10 (2.74%) Derivative
8 10 (2.74%) Equities
8 10 (2.74%) Fixed Income
8 10 (2.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 8 (2.19%) Clustering
10 7 (1.92%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.92%) Device Driver
11 6 (1.64%) Data Centre
11 6 (1.64%) Fintech
12 5 (1.37%) Driving Licence
13 4 (1.10%) e-Health
14 3 (0.82%) CCTV
14 3 (0.82%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 273 (74.79%) Linux
2 103 (28.22%) Windows
3 47 (12.88%) Android
4 41 (11.23%) Apple iOS
5 35 (9.59%) Solaris
6 30 (8.22%) AIX
7 17 (4.66%) Windows Server
8 16 (4.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (3.56%) Embedded Linux
11 11 (3.01%) Ubuntu
12 10 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (2.74%) Windows 2000
13 8 (2.19%) CentOS
14 7 (1.92%) Debian
14 7 (1.92%) Mac OS X
14 7 (1.92%) Windows 2000 Server
14 7 (1.92%) Windows XP
15 4 (1.10%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (33.97%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (29.32%) Software Engineering
3 70 (19.18%) MVC
4 61 (16.71%) OO
5 56 (15.34%) ITIL
6 52 (14.25%) Open Source
7 49 (13.42%) Cybersecurity
8 43 (11.78%) SDLC
9 40 (10.96%) Scrum
10 38 (10.41%) DevOps
11 34 (9.32%) Information Security
12 33 (9.04%) SIEM
13 29 (7.95%) Continuous Integration
13 29 (7.95%) OOP
13 29 (7.95%) Unit Testing
14 27 (7.40%) Android Development
14 27 (7.40%) iOS Development
14 27 (7.40%) Mobile Development
15 26 (7.12%) Mentoring
16 25 (6.85%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 203 (55.62%) Java
2 152 (41.64%) SQL
3 112 (30.68%) JavaScript
4 78 (21.37%) Python
5 72 (19.73%) C++
6 58 (15.89%) PHP
7 41 (11.23%) Perl
8 38 (10.41%) C
9 36 (9.86%) PowerShell
10 34 (9.32%) Shell Script
11 29 (7.95%) Ruby
12 28 (7.67%) C#
12 28 (7.67%) Pascal
12 28 (7.67%) VBA
13 27 (7.40%) Delphi
14 25 (6.85%) Bash Shell
15 22 (6.03%) PL/SQL
16 20 (5.48%) VB
17 14 (3.84%) Embedded C++
18 4 (1.10%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 122 (33.42%) Security Cleared
2 71 (19.45%) 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 9 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (1.92%) MCSE
12 6 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
12 6 (1.64%) CCNP
13 5 (1.37%) CREST Certified
13 5 (1.37%) ISEB
13 5 (1.37%) Network+ Certification
13 5 (1.37%) PhD
13 5 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.66%) 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 26 (7.12%) 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 Workstation
9 2 (0.55%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 40 (10.96%) Nagios
2 20 (5.48%) Puppet
3 18 (4.93%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (3.56%) Ansible
5 12 (3.29%) Nmap
6 11 (3.01%) Oracle RMAN
6 11 (3.01%) Tivoli
7 10 (2.74%) Data Guard
8 8 (2.19%) NetBackup
9 7 (1.92%) Cobbler
9 7 (1.92%) Terraform
10 6 (1.64%) ArcSight ESM
10 6 (1.64%) Backup Exec
10 6 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (1.37%) OpenView
11 5 (1.37%) RSA enVision
12 4 (1.10%) BMC PATROL
12 4 (1.10%) Salt
12 4 (1.10%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 135 (36.99%) Oracle
2 36 (9.86%) Microsoft
3 35 (9.59%) IBM
4 33 (9.04%) VMware
5 23 (6.30%) ArcSight
6 22 (6.03%) Cisco
7 19 (5.21%) LogRhythm
8 16 (4.38%) HP
9 14 (3.84%) Red Hat
10 13 (3.56%) Zend
11 12 (3.29%) Citrix
11 12 (3.29%) FireEye
11 12 (3.29%) Splunk
12 10 (2.74%) SAP
12 10 (2.74%) Siebel
12 10 (2.74%) TIBCO
13 9 (2.47%) Juniper
14 8 (2.19%) F5
14 8 (2.19%) Sophos
15 7 (1.92%) Apigee
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Parity Professionals
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £66000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Posted: 23 hours ago
Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £34000 - £44000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits superb benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
National Trust
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath
Wessex Water
Salary: Circa £40k dependent on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Posted: 9 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The National Trust
Salary: £36,880 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
FRG Technology Consulting
Posted: 12 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Bristol DT
Salary: £35000.00 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: We offer highly competitive benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago