Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 35 59
Rank change year-on-year -38 +24 -28
Permanent jobs citing Unix 18 80 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.87% 6.83% 3.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.43% 24.77% 17.73%
Number of salaries quoted 15 50 30
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% +21.74% +4.55%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,350 £23,520
90th Percentile £66,215 £48,562 £39,325
North East median annual salary £41,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +27.69% +8.33% +9.09%

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 280 323 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 29.02% 27.56% 20.44%
Number of salaries quoted 251 251 176
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.84%
10th Percentile £21,329 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £48,562 £51,250
North East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year - +4.48% +8.06%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Tyne and Wear

Unix
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unix in Tyne and Wear.

Salary trend for Unix in Tyne and Wear

Unix
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix in Tyne and Wear

Unix
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 24 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -41 17 £48,750 +39.29% 2
Sunderland -4 1 £32,500 +38.30% 1
Unix
North East

For the 6 months to 24 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Unix.

1 13 (72.22%) Oracle
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Linux
3 9 (50.00%) SQL
4 8 (44.44%) Cognos
4 8 (44.44%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (38.89%) JBoss
6 6 (33.33%) Apache
6 6 (33.33%) Tomcat
6 6 (33.33%) J2EE
6 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
6 6 (33.33%) Java
6 6 (33.33%) AIX
6 6 (33.33%) HPUX
6 6 (33.33%) Solaris
6 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 6 (33.33%) WebLogic
6 6 (33.33%) iPlanet
6 6 (33.33%) Sun
6 6 (33.33%) ITIL
6 6 (33.33%) Veritas
6 6 (33.33%) Firewall
6 6 (33.33%) SUSE
6 6 (33.33%) Clustering
6 6 (33.33%) VMware
6 6 (33.33%) PlateSpin
6 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 6 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 6 (33.33%) Red Hat

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 8 (44.44%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (38.89%) JBoss
3 6 (33.33%) Apache
3 6 (33.33%) iPlanet
3 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 6 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 6 (33.33%) WebLogic
4 5 (27.78%) MQSeries
4 5 (27.78%) OpenStack
4 5 (27.78%) WebLogic Portal
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (11.11%) Confluence
7 1 (5.56%) Documentum
7 1 (5.56%) Drupal
7 1 (5.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Firewall
2 5 (27.78%) LDAP
2 5 (27.78%) NAS
2 5 (27.78%) SAN
2 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
3 3 (16.67%) DNS
3 3 (16.67%) VLAN
4 2 (11.11%) FCoE
4 2 (11.11%) iSCSI
4 2 (11.11%) WAN
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security
5 1 (5.56%) VPN
5 1 (5.56%) Wireless
5 1 (5.56%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.11%) SQLPlus
4 1 (5.56%) GIS
4 1 (5.56%) MySQL
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (5.56%) Toad
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Applications Support
1 4 (22.22%) Unix Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Unix Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Applications Support
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (5.56%) PHP Developer
4 1 (5.56%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Security Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) J2EE
2 3 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) COM
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) jQuery
3 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Clustering
2 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.11%) Grid Computing
4 1 (5.56%) CESG
4 1 (5.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Linux
3 6 (33.33%) AIX
3 6 (33.33%) HPUX
3 6 (33.33%) Solaris
3 6 (33.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) High Availability
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Case Management
2 5 (27.78%) Load Balancing
2 5 (27.78%) Problem Management
3 3 (16.67%) DevOps
3 3 (16.67%) OO
3 3 (16.67%) OOP
3 3 (16.67%) Open Source
3 3 (16.67%) Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (16.67%) SDLC
3 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Capacity Management
4 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Service Management
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) Security Management
5 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (27.78%) Perl
3 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
4 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 3 (16.67%) C#
4 3 (16.67%) C-shell
4 3 (16.67%) Korn
5 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 2 (11.11%) Python
5 2 (11.11%) Ruby
6 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.56%) PHP
6 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (5.56%) CISM
1 1 (5.56%) CISSP
1 1 (5.56%) CITP
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) IISP
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
1 1 (5.56%) ISSAP
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (5.56%) MBCS
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) COBIT
1 1 (5.56%) GDPR
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (5.56%) QA
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 6 (33.33%) KVM
1 6 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (11.11%) Samba
4 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) OpenView
2 1 (5.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Oracle
2 8 (44.44%) Cognos
3 6 (33.33%) PlateSpin
3 6 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 6 (33.33%) Sun
3 6 (33.33%) Veritas
3 6 (33.33%) VMware
4 5 (27.78%) Cisco
4 5 (27.78%) F5
4 5 (27.78%) HP
4 5 (27.78%) Opsware
5 3 (16.67%) Borland
5 3 (16.67%) Progress
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.56%) EnterpriseDB
7 1 (5.56%) Pega