Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > South West
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 98 92
Rank change year-on-year -12 -6 -42
Permanent jobs citing Unix 290 324 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.82% 3.19% 3.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.91% 12.25% 13.11%
Number of salaries quoted 244 235 335
South West median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.71% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £56,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.82% +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 2,657 2,644 2,875
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 25.81% 26.06% 26.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2,103 2,214 2,510
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.23%
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,000 £21,461
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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
Bristol +25 110 £46,287 -11.83% 21
Wiltshire -13 67 £35,750 -10.63% 13
Gloucestershire +12 47 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Somerset +8 30 £50,000 +44.04% 7
Dorset -36 18 £40,000 - 2
Cornwall -17 10 £36,000 -34.55% 7
Devon +2 5 £35,000 +6.06% 4
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 200 (68.97%) Linux
2 130 (44.83%) Windows
3 112 (38.62%) Python
4 107 (36.90%) Agile Software Development
5 85 (29.31%) Java
6 74 (25.52%) JavaScript
6 74 (25.52%) SQL
7 70 (24.14%) MySQL
8 68 (23.45%) Git (software)
9 67 (23.10%) CSS
10 61 (21.03%) Open Source
11 55 (18.97%) PHP
12 52 (17.93%) HTML
12 52 (17.93%) Finance
13 51 (17.59%) Software Engineering
14 49 (16.90%) Retail
14 49 (16.90%) Security Cleared
15 48 (16.55%) SQL Server
16 46 (15.86%) Degree
17 45 (15.52%) Oracle
17 45 (15.52%) Shell Script
17 45 (15.52%) Ruby
18 44 (15.17%) Microsoft
19 43 (14.83%) Project Management
19 43 (14.83%) C++
19 43 (14.83%) Puppet
19 43 (14.83%) Laravel
20 40 (13.79%) jQuery
21 39 (13.45%) PowerShell
22 37 (12.76%) DV Cleared

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 28 (9.66%) Apache
2 16 (5.52%) Tomcat
3 10 (3.45%) Confluence
4 8 (2.76%) Apache Solr
5 7 (2.41%) CMS
5 7 (2.41%) WordPress
6 6 (2.07%) EPiServer
6 6 (2.07%) Umbraco
7 5 (1.72%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.03%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.03%) nginx
8 3 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.34%) IIS
9 1 (0.34%) OpenEdge
Business Applications
1 4 (1.38%) Magento
2 3 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.03%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (5.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.45%) SaaS
4 6 (2.07%) npm
5 5 (1.72%) Office 365
6 1 (0.34%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 36 (12.41%) Internet
2 20 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
3 16 (5.52%) Firewall
4 14 (4.83%) DNS
5 12 (4.14%) VPN
6 11 (3.79%) DHCP
7 10 (3.45%) LAN
7 10 (3.45%) TCP/IP
7 10 (3.45%) VoIP
7 10 (3.45%) WAN
8 9 (3.10%) Network Security
9 7 (2.41%) Broadband
10 5 (1.72%) ADSL
10 5 (1.72%) Ethernet
10 5 (1.72%) FCoE
10 5 (1.72%) iSCSI
10 5 (1.72%) Junos
10 5 (1.72%) MPLS
10 5 (1.72%) Wireless
10 5 (1.72%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (24.14%) MySQL
2 48 (16.55%) SQL Server
3 28 (9.66%) Relational Database
4 27 (9.31%) RDBMS
5 20 (6.90%) Ingres
6 17 (5.86%) Oracle Database
7 13 (4.48%) NoSQL
8 10 (3.45%) MariaDB
9 7 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (2.07%) Oracle Database 12c
11 5 (1.72%) Electronic Patient Records
12 4 (1.38%) MongoDB
13 3 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.03%) DataStage
13 3 (1.03%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 3 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (1.03%) SAP Data Services
13 3 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (0.34%) DB2
Development Applications
1 68 (23.45%) Git (software)
2 35 (12.07%) PHPUnit
3 32 (11.03%) Jenkins
4 22 (7.59%) Cucumber
5 17 (5.86%) Maven
6 16 (5.52%) JIRA
6 16 (5.52%) JUnit
7 13 (4.48%) Ant
7 13 (4.48%) Subversion
8 10 (3.45%) Selenium
9 6 (2.07%) Bitbucket
9 6 (2.07%) git-flow
9 6 (2.07%) gulp
9 6 (2.07%) SpecFlow
9 6 (2.07%) webpack
10 5 (1.72%) Eclipse
10 5 (1.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (1.38%) Visual Studio
11 4 (1.38%) Xcode
12 3 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
General
1 52 (17.93%) Finance
2 49 (16.90%) Retail
3 12 (4.14%) Manufacturing
3 12 (4.14%) Marketing
4 11 (3.79%) Law
4 11 (3.79%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.45%) Electronics
6 9 (3.10%) Games
7 7 (2.41%) Aerospace
8 5 (1.72%) Cantonese Language
8 5 (1.72%) Mandarin Language
9 4 (1.38%) Legal
10 3 (1.03%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.03%) Local Government
10 3 (1.03%) Military
11 1 (0.34%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 90 (31.03%) Developer
2 41 (14.14%) Analyst
3 34 (11.72%) PHP Developer
4 32 (11.03%) Applications Support
5 31 (10.69%) Backend Developer
6 30 (10.34%) Software Engineer
7 23 (7.93%) Java Developer
8 22 (7.59%) Support Analyst
8 22 (7.59%) Systems Engineer
9 20 (6.90%) Applications Support Analyst
9 20 (6.90%) Senior Developer
10 17 (5.86%) Linux Engineer
11 16 (5.52%) Consultant
11 16 (5.52%) Graduate
12 15 (5.17%) Web Developer
13 14 (4.83%) DevOps Engineer
13 14 (4.83%) PHP Web Developer
14 13 (4.48%) Software Developer
15 11 (3.79%) Administrator
15 11 (3.79%) IT Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (23.10%) CSS
2 52 (17.93%) HTML
3 43 (14.83%) Laravel
4 40 (13.79%) jQuery
5 36 (12.41%) XML
6 33 (11.38%) REST
7 29 (10.00%) Spring
8 22 (7.59%) .NET
8 22 (7.59%) HTML5
9 17 (5.86%) Hibernate
10 15 (5.17%) Spring MVC
11 11 (3.79%) J2EE
11 11 (3.79%) Vue.js
12 10 (3.45%) 802.1X
12 10 (3.45%) AngularJS
12 10 (3.45%) JSON
13 9 (3.10%) React
13 9 (3.10%) Spring Boot
14 8 (2.76%) HTML5 Canvas
14 8 (2.76%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
2 23 (7.93%) Computer Science
3 16 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.52%) Data Centre
4 14 (4.83%) User Experience
5 12 (4.14%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.10%) Data Structures
7 6 (2.07%) Algorithms
7 6 (2.07%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.72%) EPoS
8 5 (1.72%) PKI
9 4 (1.38%) e-Learning
9 4 (1.38%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.38%) Social Media
10 3 (1.03%) Cyber Defence
10 3 (1.03%) Device Driver
10 3 (1.03%) PMI
10 3 (1.03%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.69%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 200 (68.97%) Linux
2 130 (44.83%) Windows
3 27 (9.31%) Android
4 24 (8.28%) Apple iOS
5 13 (4.48%) Ubuntu
6 11 (3.79%) Windows Server
7 10 (3.45%) Mac OS X
7 10 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (2.76%) Solaris
9 7 (2.41%) CentOS
10 6 (2.07%) FreeBSD
11 4 (1.38%) Windows 10
12 3 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.69%) AIX
13 2 (0.69%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (36.90%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (21.03%) Open Source
3 51 (17.59%) Software Engineering
4 43 (14.83%) Project Management
5 36 (12.41%) Scrum
5 36 (12.41%) Workflow
6 35 (12.07%) Problem-Solving
7 34 (11.72%) Time Management
8 32 (11.03%) MVC
9 31 (10.69%) Configuration Management
10 30 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
10 30 (10.34%) DevOps
11 25 (8.62%) Unit Testing
12 24 (8.28%) Coaching
12 24 (8.28%) ITIL
13 22 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
14 21 (7.24%) Test Automation
15 20 (6.90%) Mentoring
15 20 (6.90%) OO
16 19 (6.55%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 112 (38.62%) Python
2 85 (29.31%) Java
3 74 (25.52%) JavaScript
3 74 (25.52%) SQL
4 55 (18.97%) PHP
5 45 (15.52%) Ruby
5 45 (15.52%) Shell Script
6 43 (14.83%) C++
7 39 (13.45%) PowerShell
8 34 (11.72%) Bash Shell
8 34 (11.72%) C
9 25 (8.62%) C#
10 22 (7.59%) PL/SQL
11 21 (7.24%) Perl
12 10 (3.45%) Scala
13 9 (3.10%) VB
14 6 (2.07%) ES6
15 4 (1.38%) Assembly Language
15 4 (1.38%) Go
15 4 (1.38%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 49 (16.90%) Security Cleared
2 46 (15.86%) Degree
3 37 (12.76%) DV Cleared
4 19 (6.55%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (6.21%) SC Cleared
6 16 (5.52%) CCNA
7 12 (4.14%) CISSP
8 11 (3.79%) SSCP
9 10 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (2.41%) LPIC
11 5 (1.72%) MCT
11 5 (1.72%) SANS
12 4 (1.38%) CompTIA Security+
12 4 (1.38%) GIAC
12 4 (1.38%) Linux+ Certification
12 4 (1.38%) MCSE
12 4 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (1.38%) Network+ Certification
13 3 (1.03%) Master's Degree
13 3 (1.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.17%) SLA
2 11 (3.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (3.79%) QA
3 7 (2.41%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.03%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 19 (6.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (5.86%) Docker
3 16 (5.52%) Active Directory
4 8 (2.76%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.76%) Snort
4 8 (2.76%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (2.41%) NFS
6 3 (1.03%) KVM
6 3 (1.03%) VMware NSX
6 3 (1.03%) vSphere
7 2 (0.69%) GPFS
7 2 (0.69%) Lustre
8 1 (0.34%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 43 (14.83%) Puppet
2 19 (6.55%) Ansible
3 12 (4.14%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (3.45%) Galera Cluster
5 8 (2.76%) Cacti
5 8 (2.76%) ZABBIX
6 6 (2.07%) Nagios
7 5 (1.72%) Cisco LMS
7 5 (1.72%) Cisco Prime
7 5 (1.72%) Opsview
7 5 (1.72%) OSSEC
8 4 (1.38%) FortiGate
8 4 (1.38%) Kubernetes
9 3 (1.03%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (1.03%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (1.03%) PowerCLI
9 3 (1.03%) SCCM
9 3 (1.03%) vCenter Server
9 3 (1.03%) WSUS
10 2 (0.69%) Nessus
Vendors
1 45 (15.52%) Oracle
2 44 (15.17%) Microsoft
3 24 (8.28%) Cisco
3 24 (8.28%) VMware
4 13 (4.48%) CheckPoint
5 10 (3.45%) SAP
6 8 (2.76%) LogRhythm
7 7 (2.41%) McAfee
8 6 (2.07%) Atlassian
8 6 (2.07%) Sencha
9 5 (1.72%) Brocade
9 5 (1.72%) BT
9 5 (1.72%) Forcepoint
9 5 (1.72%) Juniper
9 5 (1.72%) Meraki
9 5 (1.72%) Siemens
9 5 (1.72%) SolarWinds
9 5 (1.72%) Sophos
9 5 (1.72%) WatchGuard
10 4 (1.38%) IBM