Period
to 21 April 2019

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 21 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > South West
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 96 89 80
Rank change year-on-year -7 -9 -29
Permanent jobs citing Unix 325 367 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.22% 3.44% 3.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.90% 12.53% 15.91%
Number of salaries quoted 268 296 318
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% -
10th Percentile £28,600 £27,500 £26,100
90th Percentile £57,500 £59,375 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year - +6.80% +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 2,730 2,928 2,426
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.05% 27.44% 23.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2,120 2,338 2,079
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,675 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 21 April 2019.

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 21 April 2019. 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 -5 105 £40,000 -14.89% 5
Gloucestershire +20 86 £50,000 +2.56% 3
Wiltshire -11 77 £38,750 +1.97% 3
Cornwall +30 17 £36,000 +2.86%
Somerset -20 16 £40,000 -20.00%
Dorset -5 15 £45,000 +15.38% 2
Devon -11 6 £42,500 +132.88%
Avon - 2 - -
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, 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.

1 259 (79.69%) Linux
2 163 (50.15%) SQL
3 124 (38.15%) Windows
4 123 (37.85%) Python
5 103 (31.69%) JavaScript
6 95 (29.23%) Java
7 92 (28.31%) Security Cleared
8 87 (26.77%) Agile Software Development
9 85 (26.15%) Oracle
10 84 (25.85%) Software Engineering
11 75 (23.08%) PowerShell
12 73 (22.46%) SQL Server
13 62 (19.08%) PHP
14 59 (18.15%) C++
14 59 (18.15%) Degree
15 58 (17.85%) DV Cleared
16 57 (17.54%) Shell Script
17 55 (16.92%) Continuous Integration
18 51 (15.69%) MySQL
18 51 (15.69%) ITIL
19 50 (15.38%) TCP/IP
19 50 (15.38%) VMware
19 50 (15.38%) Bash Shell
20 48 (14.77%) C
21 46 (14.15%) VMware Infrastructure
22 45 (13.85%) Puppet
22 45 (13.85%) DevOps
22 45 (13.85%) DNS
23 44 (13.54%) Finance
23 44 (13.54%) Retail

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 41 (12.62%) Apache
2 21 (6.46%) Apache Spark
3 20 (6.15%) SharePoint
4 18 (5.54%) Confluence
5 16 (4.92%) Apache Solr
5 16 (4.92%) JBoss
6 12 (3.69%) Tomcat
7 9 (2.77%) IIS
8 8 (2.46%) ColdFusion
8 8 (2.46%) Oracle Application Server
9 5 (1.54%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (1.54%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.23%) MS Exchange
10 4 (1.23%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.92%) CMS
11 3 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (1.54%) Magento
1 5 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (1.54%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 36 (11.08%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (9.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (5.85%) Office 365
3 19 (5.85%) OneDrive
4 8 (2.46%) SaaS
5 6 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.62%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.62%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.31%) GitHub
8 1 (0.31%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 50 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 45 (13.85%) DNS
3 31 (9.54%) DHCP
4 19 (5.85%) NetScaler
4 19 (5.85%) Skype
5 15 (4.62%) Extranet
5 15 (4.62%) iSCSI
6 14 (4.31%) SMTP
7 11 (3.38%) Firewall
8 10 (3.08%) LAN
8 10 (3.08%) Sourcefire
9 9 (2.77%) Internet
10 8 (2.46%) VPN
11 7 (2.15%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (2.15%) NAS
11 7 (2.15%) SAN
12 6 (1.85%) SSH
12 6 (1.85%) WAN
13 3 (0.92%) ADSL
14 2 (0.62%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (22.46%) SQL Server
2 51 (15.69%) MySQL
3 44 (13.54%) MongoDB
4 39 (12.00%) Relational Database
5 27 (8.31%) RDBMS
6 25 (7.69%) Big Data
6 25 (7.69%) Hadoop
7 23 (7.08%) NoSQL
8 21 (6.46%) Neo4j
8 21 (6.46%) Oracle Database
9 18 (5.54%) PostgreSQL
10 15 (4.62%) Ingres
11 11 (3.38%) Data Lake
12 8 (2.46%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (2.46%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
14 5 (1.54%) Apache Hive
14 5 (1.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 5 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 43 (13.23%) Git (software)
2 28 (8.62%) Jenkins
3 22 (6.77%) JIRA
4 19 (5.85%) TestRail
4 19 (5.85%) Visual Studio
4 19 (5.85%) Zephyr
5 16 (4.92%) Mercurial
6 14 (4.31%) Cucumber
7 13 (4.00%) PHPUnit
8 11 (3.38%) Maven
9 5 (1.54%) Ant
9 5 (1.54%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (1.23%) JUnit
10 4 (1.23%) Subversion
11 3 (0.92%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.62%) IDA Disassembler
12 2 (0.62%) OllyDbg
12 2 (0.62%) webpack
12 2 (0.62%) WinDbg
13 1 (0.31%) Robot Framework
General
1 44 (13.54%) Finance
1 44 (13.54%) Retail
2 24 (7.38%) Aerospace
3 16 (4.92%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.08%) Electronics
4 10 (3.08%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.77%) Games
5 9 (2.77%) Marketing
6 3 (0.92%) Back Office
7 2 (0.62%) Legal
8 1 (0.31%) Law
8 1 (0.31%) Military
Job Titles
1 58 (17.85%) Developer
2 56 (17.23%) Software Engineer
3 50 (15.38%) Analyst
4 38 (11.69%) Linux Engineer
5 37 (11.38%) Administrator
6 29 (8.92%) Unix Engineer
7 26 (8.00%) Applications Support
8 25 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
9 24 (7.38%) Python Engineer
10 23 (7.08%) Support Analyst
11 22 (6.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 22 (6.77%) Support Engineer
12 21 (6.46%) Applications Support Analyst
12 21 (6.46%) Unix Linux Engineer
13 20 (6.15%) C++ Software Engineer
13 20 (6.15%) Systems Engineer
14 19 (5.85%) Java Developer
14 19 (5.85%) PHP Developer
15 16 (4.92%) Graduate
16 14 (4.31%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (12.31%) XML
2 39 (12.00%) HTML
2 39 (12.00%) React
3 37 (11.38%) Web Services
4 34 (10.46%) CSS
5 33 (10.15%) AngularJS
6 30 (9.23%) Spring
7 27 (8.31%) jQuery
8 26 (8.00%) Hibernate
9 20 (6.15%) Vue.js
10 19 (5.85%) Laravel
11 18 (5.54%) .NET
12 17 (5.23%) Node.js
13 16 (4.92%) JSON
13 16 (4.92%) Natural Language Processing
13 16 (4.92%) Pandas
13 16 (4.92%) scikit-learn
13 16 (4.92%) SciPy
14 15 (4.62%) LAMP
15 12 (3.69%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.15%) Linux Command Line
2 16 (4.92%) Algorithms
2 16 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.92%) EPoS
3 15 (4.62%) Clustering
4 12 (3.69%) Replication
5 11 (3.38%) Cyberthreat
5 11 (3.38%) e-Learning
6 8 (2.46%) Mobile Computing
7 6 (1.85%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.54%) Animation
8 5 (1.54%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.54%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.54%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.92%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.92%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (0.92%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.92%) User Experience
10 1 (0.31%) Fibre Optics
10 1 (0.31%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 259 (79.69%) Linux
2 124 (38.15%) Windows
3 42 (12.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 37 (11.38%) Solaris
5 30 (9.23%) CentOS
5 30 (9.23%) Windows Server
6 25 (7.69%) Mac OS
7 19 (5.85%) Ubuntu
8 10 (3.08%) Debian
9 6 (1.85%) Embedded Linux
10 5 (1.54%) AIX
11 3 (0.92%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.92%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.92%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.31%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (26.77%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (25.85%) Software Engineering
3 55 (16.92%) Continuous Integration
4 51 (15.69%) ITIL
5 45 (13.85%) DevOps
6 43 (13.23%) Problem-Solving
7 41 (12.62%) Scrum
8 40 (12.31%) SDLC
9 32 (9.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 31 (9.54%) OO
11 30 (9.23%) Configuration Management
12 28 (8.62%) Computer Science
13 27 (8.31%) MVC
14 25 (7.69%) Open Source
15 23 (7.08%) Cybersecurity
15 23 (7.08%) OOP
15 23 (7.08%) Project Management
16 19 (5.85%) Analytics
16 19 (5.85%) CRM
16 19 (5.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 163 (50.15%) SQL
2 123 (37.85%) Python
3 103 (31.69%) JavaScript
4 95 (29.23%) Java
5 75 (23.08%) PowerShell
6 62 (19.08%) PHP
7 59 (18.15%) C++
8 57 (17.54%) Shell Script
9 50 (15.38%) Bash Shell
10 48 (14.77%) C
11 30 (9.23%) C#
12 27 (8.31%) Ruby
13 21 (6.46%) Scala
14 16 (4.92%) Cypher
15 14 (4.31%) Go
16 13 (4.00%) Perl
17 12 (3.69%) Java 8
18 10 (3.08%) Clojure
18 10 (3.08%) PL/SQL
19 8 (2.46%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 92 (28.31%) Security Cleared
2 59 (18.15%) Degree
3 58 (17.85%) DV Cleared
4 38 (11.69%) SC Cleared
5 24 (7.38%) Computer Science Degree
6 23 (7.08%) RHCE
7 20 (6.15%) CCNA
7 20 (6.15%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (4.62%) CCA
8 15 (4.62%) MCP
9 11 (3.38%) Citrix Certification
10 8 (2.46%) Network+ Certification
11 5 (1.54%) CEH
11 5 (1.54%) CISM
11 5 (1.54%) CISSP
11 5 (1.54%) CompTIA Security+
11 5 (1.54%) GIAC
11 5 (1.54%) SSCP
12 3 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.92%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 15 (4.62%) Data Quality
3 8 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (2.15%) QA
5 3 (0.92%) GDPR
5 3 (0.92%) SLA
6 1 (0.31%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 46 (14.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (12.62%) Docker
3 38 (11.69%) Hyper-V
4 22 (6.77%) Active Directory
5 19 (5.85%) Microsoft App-V
5 19 (5.85%) XenApp
5 19 (5.85%) XenDesktop
6 9 (2.77%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (2.46%) Postfix
8 7 (2.15%) Snort
9 2 (0.62%) NFS
9 2 (0.62%) Samba
10 1 (0.31%) Firmware
10 1 (0.31%) KVM
10 1 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 45 (13.85%) Puppet
2 19 (5.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 19 (5.85%) SCCM
2 19 (5.85%) SCOM
2 19 (5.85%) SCOrch
3 13 (4.00%) Kubernetes
4 11 (3.38%) Ansible
5 10 (3.08%) Nessus
6 9 (2.77%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 8 (2.46%) Data Guard
8 7 (2.15%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 6 (1.85%) Computer Incident Response Team
9 6 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (1.54%) Netcool
10 5 (1.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 4 (1.23%) Cacti
11 4 (1.23%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.31%) Ambari
12 1 (0.31%) Galera Cluster
12 1 (0.31%) SELinux
Vendors
1 85 (26.15%) Oracle
2 50 (15.38%) VMware
3 37 (11.38%) Cisco
4 29 (8.92%) Splunk
5 25 (7.69%) Atlassian
5 25 (7.69%) Red Hat
6 22 (6.77%) Citrix
7 20 (6.15%) Microsoft
8 12 (3.69%) HP
9 10 (3.08%) ArcSight
9 10 (3.08%) McAfee
9 10 (3.08%) NetScout
9 10 (3.08%) NetWitness
9 10 (3.08%) Palo Alto
10 9 (2.77%) Adobe
10 9 (2.77%) NetApp
10 9 (2.77%) SAP
10 9 (2.77%) Sybase
11 8 (2.46%) Infoblox
11 8 (2.46%) Progress