Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > South West
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 83 57
Rank change year-on-year -11 -26 +3
Permanent jobs citing Unix 357 371 564
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.36% 3.63% 5.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.04% 15.41% 17.81%
Number of salaries quoted 284 303 471
South West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,163 £23,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +7.84% -0.97% +3.00%

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 2,964 2,408 3,166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.92% 23.58% 28.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2,336 2,081 2,767
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +0.67% +6.43%
10th Percentile £23,766 £23,000 £22,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%

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 May 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 20 May 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
Wiltshire -2 108 £38,000 +5.56% 9
Bristol -11 94 £47,000 +10.59% 22
Gloucestershire +16 56 £50,000 - 4
Somerset +18 37 £50,000 +17.65% 6
Dorset -32 27 £39,000 -47.24% 4
Cornwall -31 19 £35,000 -22.22% 7
Devon +16 13 £18,250 -31.43% 15
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 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.

1 234 (65.55%) Linux
2 151 (42.30%) Windows
3 132 (36.97%) Python
4 119 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 116 (32.49%) Java
6 107 (29.97%) Security Cleared
7 97 (27.17%) SQL
8 75 (21.01%) DV Cleared
9 66 (18.49%) JavaScript
10 62 (17.37%) CSS
11 59 (16.53%) Oracle
12 56 (15.69%) C++
12 56 (15.69%) Software Engineering
12 56 (15.69%) Degree
13 54 (15.13%) Microsoft
13 54 (15.13%) Shell Script
14 53 (14.85%) HTML
15 52 (14.57%) Bash Shell
16 51 (14.29%) Computer Science
17 48 (13.45%) VMware
18 47 (13.17%) Puppet
19 46 (12.89%) Jenkins
20 44 (12.32%) Open Source
20 44 (12.32%) SC Cleared
20 44 (12.32%) Scrum
21 43 (12.04%) PHP
21 43 (12.04%) SQL Server
21 43 (12.04%) MySQL
21 43 (12.04%) Git (software)
21 43 (12.04%) jQuery

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 (9.52%) Apache
2 26 (7.28%) Tomcat
3 21 (5.88%) Confluence
4 9 (2.52%) WebSphere
5 7 (1.96%) IIS
5 7 (1.96%) JBoss
6 4 (1.12%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.12%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.84%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.84%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.56%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.28%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.28%) Drupal
9 1 (0.28%) GeoServer
9 1 (0.28%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.28%) nginx
9 1 (0.28%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.28%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.04%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (4.76%) SaaS
3 9 (2.52%) Amazon S3
3 9 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.40%) GitHub
5 2 (0.56%) IaaS
5 2 (0.56%) Office 365
5 2 (0.56%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.56%) PaaS
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 41 (11.48%) Internet
2 37 (10.36%) WAN
3 35 (9.80%) TCP/IP
4 31 (8.68%) LAN
5 27 (7.56%) VPN
6 25 (7.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 25 (7.00%) DNS
6 25 (7.00%) NX-OS
6 25 (7.00%) VoIP
7 20 (5.60%) DHCP
8 16 (4.48%) Firewall
9 12 (3.36%) Intrusion Detection
10 11 (3.08%) Network Security
11 9 (2.52%) DSL
12 5 (1.40%) HTTP
12 5 (1.40%) SAN
12 5 (1.40%) Sourcefire
12 5 (1.40%) Wireless
13 2 (0.56%) NAS
13 2 (0.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (12.04%) MySQL
1 43 (12.04%) SQL Server
2 36 (10.08%) Relational Database
3 29 (8.12%) RDBMS
4 15 (4.20%) Ingres
5 14 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (2.80%) Big Data
8 6 (1.68%) Amazon Redshift
8 6 (1.68%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.40%) Amazon Aurora
9 5 (1.40%) Blockchain
9 5 (1.40%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.40%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.40%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (1.40%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (1.12%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 3 (0.84%) Redis
12 2 (0.56%) Electronic Patient Records
12 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 46 (12.89%) Jenkins
2 43 (12.04%) Git (software)
3 34 (9.52%) Cucumber
4 31 (8.68%) JIRA
5 27 (7.56%) PHPUnit
6 25 (7.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 23 (6.44%) Bitbucket
7 23 (6.44%) Maven
8 22 (6.16%) JUnit
9 21 (5.88%) Ant
10 18 (5.04%) Selenium
10 18 (5.04%) Subversion
11 13 (3.64%) Robot Framework
12 7 (1.96%) Eclipse
13 6 (1.68%) JMeter
13 6 (1.68%) Visual Studio
14 5 (1.40%) HP UFT
14 5 (1.40%) JSUnit
14 5 (1.40%) SoapUI
14 5 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 41 (11.48%) Retail
2 37 (10.36%) Finance
3 15 (4.20%) Aerospace
4 11 (3.08%) Cantonese Language
4 11 (3.08%) Mandarin Language
5 6 (1.68%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.40%) Law
7 4 (1.12%) Electronics
7 4 (1.12%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.84%) Banking
8 3 (0.84%) Games
8 3 (0.84%) Marketing
9 1 (0.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 96 (26.89%) Developer
2 43 (12.04%) Analyst
3 41 (11.48%) Software Engineer
4 35 (9.80%) Systems Engineer
5 34 (9.52%) Java Developer
6 29 (8.12%) PHP Developer
7 27 (7.56%) Linux Engineer
8 25 (7.00%) Backend Developer
8 25 (7.00%) Network Engineer
9 23 (6.44%) Applications Support
10 19 (5.32%) Senior Developer
11 18 (5.04%) Consultant
11 18 (5.04%) Test Analyst
12 17 (4.76%) Software Developer
12 17 (4.76%) Support Analyst
13 16 (4.48%) Technical Support
14 15 (4.20%) Support Engineer
15 14 (3.92%) Graduate
15 14 (3.92%) Senior Java Developer
15 14 (3.92%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (17.37%) CSS
2 53 (14.85%) HTML
3 43 (12.04%) jQuery
4 36 (10.08%) REST
5 33 (9.24%) .NET
6 30 (8.40%) Laravel
6 30 (8.40%) XML
7 27 (7.56%) Spring
8 23 (6.44%) Hibernate
9 21 (5.88%) HTML5
10 19 (5.32%) Web Services
11 16 (4.48%) J2EE
11 16 (4.48%) Spring MVC
12 14 (3.92%) AngularJS
13 9 (2.52%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (2.24%) LAMP
14 8 (2.24%) RESTful
14 8 (2.24%) SOAP
15 7 (1.96%) JSON
15 7 (1.96%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 51 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 34 (9.52%) Linux Command Line
3 20 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (5.32%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.36%) Mobile App
6 11 (3.08%) Device Driver
6 11 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.24%) Derivative
8 6 (1.68%) Fintech
8 6 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.40%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.12%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.12%) User Experience
11 3 (0.84%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (0.84%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (0.84%) Internet of Things
11 3 (0.84%) PKI
11 3 (0.84%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.56%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.56%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 234 (65.55%) Linux
2 151 (42.30%) Windows
3 28 (7.84%) Android
4 18 (5.04%) Apple iOS
4 18 (5.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (4.20%) Windows Server
6 11 (3.08%) CentOS
6 11 (3.08%) Mac OS X
7 10 (2.80%) Oracle Linux
8 9 (2.52%) Ubuntu
9 8 (2.24%) Solaris
10 3 (0.84%) AIX
10 3 (0.84%) Debian
11 2 (0.56%) Kali Linux
11 2 (0.56%) SUSE
11 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.28%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.28%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (15.69%) Software Engineering
3 44 (12.32%) Open Source
3 44 (12.32%) Scrum
4 40 (11.20%) OO
4 40 (11.20%) Problem-Solving
5 36 (10.08%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (9.80%) DevOps
6 35 (9.80%) MVC
7 34 (9.52%) Test Automation
8 32 (8.96%) ITIL
8 32 (8.96%) Unit Testing
9 31 (8.68%) Cybersecurity
9 31 (8.68%) Incident Management
10 30 (8.40%) Capacity Management
10 30 (8.40%) Project Management
10 30 (8.40%) TDD
11 29 (8.12%) Service Management
12 28 (7.84%) Root Cause Analysis
13 27 (7.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 132 (36.97%) Python
2 116 (32.49%) Java
3 97 (27.17%) SQL
4 66 (18.49%) JavaScript
5 56 (15.69%) C++
6 54 (15.13%) Shell Script
7 52 (14.57%) Bash Shell
8 43 (12.04%) PHP
9 42 (11.76%) Ruby
10 39 (10.92%) PowerShell
11 37 (10.36%) Perl
12 35 (9.80%) C#
13 29 (8.12%) C
14 21 (5.88%) PL/SQL
15 14 (3.92%) VB
16 10 (2.80%) Erlang
17 9 (2.52%) Delphi
17 9 (2.52%) VBScript
18 8 (2.24%) COBOL
19 6 (1.68%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 107 (29.97%) Security Cleared
2 75 (21.01%) DV Cleared
3 56 (15.69%) Degree
4 44 (12.32%) SC Cleared
5 38 (10.64%) Cisco Certification
6 34 (9.52%) CCNA
7 15 (4.20%) Computer Science Degree
8 10 (2.80%) Numerate Degree
9 9 (2.52%) CISSP
10 8 (2.24%) RHCE
10 8 (2.24%) RHCSA
11 7 (1.96%) SSCP
12 6 (1.68%) CCNP
12 6 (1.68%) LPIC
13 4 (1.12%) MCSE
13 4 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.56%) Master's Degree
15 2 (0.56%) MCSA
15 2 (0.56%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (10.08%) SLA
2 9 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.68%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (0.84%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.84%) QA
6 1 (0.28%) COBIT
System Software
1 42 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (9.80%) Docker
3 15 (4.20%) Active Directory
4 9 (2.52%) NFS
5 8 (2.24%) Samba
5 8 (2.24%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (1.68%) Snort
7 2 (0.56%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.28%) Firmware
8 1 (0.28%) GPFS
8 1 (0.28%) KVM
8 1 (0.28%) Lustre
8 1 (0.28%) LXC
8 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.28%) vSphere
8 1 (0.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 47 (13.17%) Puppet
2 29 (8.12%) Nagios
3 25 (7.00%) Cisco LMS
3 25 (7.00%) Cisco Prime
3 25 (7.00%) Opsview
4 16 (4.48%) Ansible
5 10 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (1.96%) Nessus
7 6 (1.68%) Cacti
7 6 (1.68%) FortiGate
7 6 (1.68%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (1.68%) OSSEC
7 6 (1.68%) ZABBIX
8 5 (1.40%) CA Service Virtualization
8 5 (1.40%) HP ALM
9 3 (0.84%) Capistrano
9 3 (0.84%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (0.84%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (0.84%) Oracle ZFS
10 2 (0.56%) Nmap
Vendors
1 59 (16.53%) Oracle
2 54 (15.13%) Microsoft
3 48 (13.45%) VMware
4 40 (11.20%) Cisco
5 21 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 17 (4.76%) Atlassian
7 14 (3.92%) HP
8 11 (3.08%) Capita
8 11 (3.08%) McAfee
9 8 (2.24%) Scality
10 7 (1.96%) ArcSight
10 7 (1.96%) CA
10 7 (1.96%) IBM
11 6 (1.68%) CheckPoint
11 6 (1.68%) Citrix
11 6 (1.68%) FireEye
11 6 (1.68%) LogRhythm
12 5 (1.40%) NetWitness
12 5 (1.40%) Palo Alto
12 5 (1.40%) Tableau