Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > South West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 88 46
Rank change year-on-year -15 -42 +22
Permanent jobs citing Unix 319 375 680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.10% 3.48% 5.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.95% 13.27% 19.37%
Number of salaries quoted 238 335 524
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £59,500 £68,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 2669 2826 3510
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 25.95% 26.25% 29.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2208 2453 3083
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,486 £21,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £60,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Bristol -17 102 £50,000 +0.68% 9
Wiltshire +11 73 £40,000 +23.08% 2
Somerset +1 48 £34,712 -13.22% 2
Gloucestershire -43 41 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Dorset +11 27 £40,000 -20.00%
Cornwall +1 16 £55,000 +124.49%
Devon +15 11 £36,063 +27.17% 2
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 236 (73.98%) Linux
2 133 (41.69%) Windows
3 129 (40.44%) Java
4 98 (30.72%) Agile Software Development
5 92 (28.84%) Security Cleared
5 92 (28.84%) Python
6 73 (22.88%) JavaScript
7 69 (21.63%) Oracle
8 65 (20.38%) SQL
9 61 (19.12%) SC Cleared
10 56 (17.55%) .NET
10 56 (17.55%) TCP/IP
11 55 (17.24%) HTML
11 55 (17.24%) DV Cleared
11 55 (17.24%) Degree
12 54 (16.93%) DevOps
13 53 (16.61%) Software Engineering
14 48 (15.05%) ITIL
14 48 (15.05%) Puppet
15 46 (14.42%) Microsoft
15 46 (14.42%) Internet
16 44 (13.79%) VMware
16 44 (13.79%) SIEM
17 42 (13.17%) Computer Science
17 42 (13.17%) Test Automation
18 41 (12.85%) Continuous Integration
18 41 (12.85%) C#
18 41 (12.85%) CSS
18 41 (12.85%) Cybersecurity
19 40 (12.54%) Service Management

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 34 (10.66%) Tomcat
2 29 (9.09%) Apache
3 28 (8.78%) IIS
4 21 (6.58%) OpenStack
5 19 (5.96%) WebLogic
6 18 (5.64%) JBoss
7 10 (3.13%) WebSphere
8 9 (2.82%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.57%) GlassFish
9 5 (1.57%) Mule
10 4 (1.25%) Alfresco
10 4 (1.25%) Joomla!
10 4 (1.25%) Oracle Application Server
11 3 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.63%) CloudStack
12 2 (0.63%) iPlanet
12 2 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.63%) Traefik
13 1 (0.31%) Apache Qpid
13 1 (0.31%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 6 (1.88%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (1.88%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.31%) HipChat
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.57%) ResourceLink
2 4 (1.25%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.63%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.31%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.51%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.51%) Amazon S3
3 7 (2.19%) SaaS
4 6 (1.88%) GitHub
5 2 (0.63%) IaaS
5 2 (0.63%) Office 365
5 2 (0.63%) PaaS
6 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 56 (17.55%) TCP/IP
2 46 (14.42%) Internet
3 36 (11.29%) DNS
4 34 (10.66%) DHCP
5 21 (6.58%) HTTP
6 20 (6.27%) WAN
7 17 (5.33%) Firewall
7 17 (5.33%) LAN
8 16 (5.02%) VPN
9 14 (4.39%) Cisco Nexus
9 14 (4.39%) NX-OS
9 14 (4.39%) VoIP
10 12 (3.76%) IPv4
10 12 (3.76%) IPv6
11 11 (3.45%) NGN
12 9 (2.82%) HTTPS
13 8 (2.51%) SAN
14 6 (1.88%) LDAP
15 5 (1.57%) Network Security
15 5 (1.57%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (11.60%) SQL Server
2 25 (7.84%) Oracle Database
3 23 (7.21%) NoSQL
4 21 (6.58%) Relational Database
5 13 (4.08%) MySQL
5 13 (4.08%) RDBMS
6 12 (3.76%) SQL Server 2014
7 11 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (2.19%) MongoDB
8 7 (2.19%) OLAP
8 7 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (1.88%) DB2
9 6 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.57%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (1.57%) Power BI
10 5 (1.57%) QlikView
11 4 (1.25%) MS Access
11 4 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (1.25%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 32 (10.03%) Git (software)
2 27 (8.46%) Jenkins
3 26 (8.15%) Selenium
4 21 (6.58%) Cucumber
4 21 (6.58%) Maven
5 20 (6.27%) JIRA
6 18 (5.64%) JUnit
7 14 (4.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 13 (4.08%) Ant
9 12 (3.76%) Visual Studio
10 11 (3.45%) Eclipse
10 11 (3.45%) HP UFT
10 11 (3.45%) SoapUI
11 10 (3.13%) Subversion
12 9 (2.82%) JMeter
13 8 (2.51%) TeamCity
14 7 (2.19%) Calabash
15 6 (1.88%) Appium
15 6 (1.88%) Grunt
15 6 (1.88%) gulp
General
1 37 (11.60%) Finance
2 36 (11.29%) Retail
3 21 (6.58%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.45%) Banking
5 10 (3.13%) Electronics
6 8 (2.51%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.51%) Marketing
7 7 (2.19%) Aerospace
8 5 (1.57%) Military
9 4 (1.25%) Private Banking
10 3 (0.94%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (0.94%) Local Government
11 2 (0.63%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.31%) Games
12 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.31%) Law
Job Titles
1 55 (17.24%) Developer
2 49 (15.36%) Analyst
3 33 (10.34%) Network Engineer
4 31 (9.72%) Systems Engineer
5 28 (8.78%) DevOps Engineer
6 27 (8.46%) Software Engineer
7 22 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 20 (6.27%) Java Developer
9 18 (5.64%) SOC Analyst
10 16 (5.02%) Security Engineer
11 15 (4.70%) Applications Support
12 14 (4.39%) Architect
12 14 (4.39%) C++ Software Engineer
12 14 (4.39%) Junior
12 14 (4.39%) Software Developer
13 13 (4.08%) DBA
13 13 (4.08%) Test Manager
14 12 (3.76%) Administrator
14 12 (3.76%) PHP Developer
14 12 (3.76%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (17.55%) .NET
2 55 (17.24%) HTML
3 41 (12.85%) CSS
4 34 (10.66%) Web Services
5 31 (9.72%) J2EE
5 31 (9.72%) XML
6 30 (9.40%) REST
7 25 (7.84%) jQuery
8 24 (7.52%) HTML5
9 23 (7.21%) SOAP
10 22 (6.90%) React
10 22 (6.90%) RESTful
11 21 (6.58%) ASP.NET
12 17 (5.33%) JSON
13 16 (5.02%) AngularJS
14 14 (4.39%) Node.js
15 12 (3.76%) Spring
16 11 (3.45%) Gherkin
17 10 (3.13%) WinForms
18 9 (2.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 42 (13.17%) Computer Science
2 32 (10.03%) Management Information System
3 21 (6.58%) Cyberthreat
4 20 (6.27%) Data Centre
4 20 (6.27%) Security Operations Centre
5 14 (4.39%) Linux Command Line
6 11 (3.45%) Derivative
6 11 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
6 11 (3.45%) Mobile Computing
7 10 (3.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 10 (3.13%) SCADA
8 8 (2.51%) User Experience
9 7 (2.19%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.88%) NHS
11 5 (1.57%) Clustering
11 5 (1.57%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.57%) Renewable Energy
12 4 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (0.94%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 236 (73.98%) Linux
2 133 (41.69%) Windows
3 31 (9.72%) Windows Server
4 18 (5.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (5.64%) Solaris
4 18 (5.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (4.08%) AIX
6 12 (3.76%) CentOS
6 12 (3.76%) Windows 7
7 10 (3.13%) Android
7 10 (3.13%) Windows 10
8 9 (2.82%) Apple iOS
8 9 (2.82%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (1.88%) HPUX
10 4 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.94%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.63%) FreeBSD
12 2 (0.63%) SUSE
12 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (30.72%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (16.93%) DevOps
3 53 (16.61%) Software Engineering
4 48 (15.05%) ITIL
5 44 (13.79%) SIEM
6 42 (13.17%) Test Automation
7 41 (12.85%) Continuous Integration
7 41 (12.85%) Cybersecurity
8 40 (12.54%) Service Management
9 38 (11.91%) Open Source
10 36 (11.29%) TDD
11 35 (10.97%) Network Monitoring
12 32 (10.03%) OO
13 28 (8.78%) Unit Testing
14 26 (8.15%) Scrum
15 25 (7.84%) MVC
16 24 (7.52%) Coaching
16 24 (7.52%) Incident Management
17 23 (7.21%) Information Security
17 23 (7.21%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 129 (40.44%) Java
2 92 (28.84%) Python
3 73 (22.88%) JavaScript
4 65 (20.38%) SQL
5 41 (12.85%) C#
6 39 (12.23%) PowerShell
7 38 (11.91%) Ruby
8 36 (11.29%) C++
9 33 (10.34%) PHP
10 31 (9.72%) Bash Shell
11 28 (8.78%) Perl
11 28 (8.78%) Shell Script
12 14 (4.39%) VBScript
13 11 (3.45%) Groovy
13 11 (3.45%) Jython
13 11 (3.45%) VB
14 10 (3.13%) PL/SQL
15 9 (2.82%) C
16 5 (1.57%) Korn
17 4 (1.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 92 (28.84%) Security Cleared
2 61 (19.12%) SC Cleared
3 55 (17.24%) Degree
3 55 (17.24%) DV Cleared
4 32 (10.03%) CISSP
5 22 (6.90%) SANS
6 21 (6.58%) CREST Certified
7 20 (6.27%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (6.27%) GCIA
7 20 (6.27%) GCIH
8 19 (5.96%) CCNA
9 18 (5.64%) RHCE
9 18 (5.64%) RHCSA
10 13 (4.08%) Computer Science Degree
11 10 (3.13%) CISM
11 10 (3.13%) RHCA
12 7 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (1.88%) MCSE
14 4 (1.25%) Numerate Degree
15 3 (0.94%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (5.64%) QA
3 17 (5.33%) SLA
4 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 35 (10.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (8.15%) Docker
3 12 (3.76%) Active Directory
4 11 (3.45%) Snort
5 10 (3.13%) NFS
5 10 (3.13%) Samba
5 10 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.25%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (1.25%) vSphere
7 3 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.94%) XenApp
8 2 (0.63%) KVM
8 2 (0.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.63%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.63%) Xen
8 2 (0.63%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.63%) XenServer
9 1 (0.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 48 (15.05%) Puppet
2 24 (7.52%) Nagios
3 22 (6.90%) Nessus
4 18 (5.64%) Ansible
4 18 (5.64%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (4.39%) Cisco LMS
5 14 (4.39%) Cisco Prime
5 14 (4.39%) Opsview
6 11 (3.45%) CA Service Virtualization
7 9 (2.82%) NetBackup
8 4 (1.25%) Data Guard
8 4 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (1.25%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.94%) Icinga
9 3 (0.94%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.94%) Terraform
10 2 (0.63%) Cobbler
10 2 (0.63%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 2 (0.63%) StackStorm
10 2 (0.63%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 69 (21.63%) Oracle
2 46 (14.42%) Microsoft
3 44 (13.79%) VMware
4 34 (10.66%) Cisco
5 32 (10.03%) HP
6 22 (6.90%) Red Hat
7 16 (5.02%) Splunk
8 12 (3.76%) CA
9 11 (3.45%) LogRhythm
9 11 (3.45%) McAfee
10 10 (3.13%) Acunetix
10 10 (3.13%) AlienVault
10 10 (3.13%) IBM
10 10 (3.13%) Rapid7
11 9 (2.82%) Palo Alto
11 9 (2.82%) SolarWinds
12 8 (2.51%) ArcSight
12 8 (2.51%) NetApp
12 8 (2.51%) SAP
12 8 (2.51%) Scality