The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 55 49
Rank change year-on-year -16 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Unix 3357 5238 5656
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.93% 5.02% 5.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.61% 19.25% 19.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2567 4063 4537
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,758 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.17%  

Unix is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 20210 27204 28813
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 23.66% 26.06% 26.91%
Number of salaries quoted 16991 22904 24135
Median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,214
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.21% +1.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Unix as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in the UK

Unix
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Unix in the UK

Unix
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix in the UK

Unix
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the UK over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -15 3141 £50,000 -2.91% 411
London -19 1513 £60,000 -1.63% 195
South East -4 658 £49,000 +8.88% 86
City of London +7 310 £62,500 -3.84% 64
Berkshire +3 215 £45,000 -10.00% 16
East of England -34 211 £45,000 - 29
Yorkshire -29 185 £43,000 +7.50% 19
South West -19 176 £40,000 -5.88% 29
North West -11 174 £45,000 +4.65% 14
Surrey -2 149 £50,000 +11.11% 25
West Midlands -17 143 £44,250 +3.50% 20
West Yorkshire -21 128 £47,500 +18.75% 16
Hampshire -15 125 £47,500 +3.54% 18
Scotland -7 120 £45,000 +0.55% 21
Manchester -11 117 £45,000 - 9
Reading +3 114 £47,500 -5.00% 7
Hertfordshire -15 100 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Leeds -8 98 £50,000 +25.00% 12
Glasgow -3 69 £47,500 +5.55% 8
East Midlands -48 68 £39,000 +2.63% 13
Cambridgeshire -11 60 £42,500 +6.25% 13
West Sussex +40 59 £54,500 +29.76% 3
Wiltshire +36 54 £36,000 +7.46% 8
Bristol -30 52 £38,500 -23.00% 13
Cambridge -16 50 £42,500 +6.25% 13
Edinburgh -2 47 £45,000 +5.88% 10
Watford -17 42 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Oxfordshire +21 38 £52,500 +16.66% 5
Birmingham -19 38 £45,000 -10.00% 9
Shropshire +22 37 £37,500 +28.20% 4

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 with a requirement for Unix.

1 4735 (65.66%) Linux
2 2571 (35.65%) SQL
3 2454 (34.03%) Java
4 2404 (33.34%) Windows
5 2154 (29.87%) Finance
6 1981 (27.47%) Oracle
7 1602 (22.22%) Python
8 1594 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
9 1104 (15.31%) Degree
10 1048 (14.53%) Shell Script
11 999 (13.85%) Perl
12 975 (13.52%) DevOps
13 954 (13.23%) C++
14 942 (13.06%) Banking
15 858 (11.90%) Puppet
16 818 (11.34%) JavaScript
17 772 (10.71%) ITIL
18 767 (10.64%) VMware
19 755 (10.47%) Microsoft
20 748 (10.37%) SQL Server
21 744 (10.32%) Software Engineering
22 728 (10.10%) Bash Shell
23 717 (9.94%) Red Hat
24 711 (9.86%) Continuous Integration
25 685 (9.50%) MySQL
26 682 (9.46%) HTML
27 673 (9.33%) XML
28 670 (9.29%) Solaris
29 666 (9.24%) Amazon AWS
30 665 (9.22%) Firewall

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 483 (6.70%) Apache
2 460 (6.38%) Tomcat
2 460 (6.38%) WebLogic
3 441 (6.12%) JBoss
4 395 (5.48%) WebSphere
5 211 (2.93%) IIS
5 211 (2.93%) OpenStack
6 156 (2.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 134 (1.86%) MS Exchange
8 121 (1.68%) Apache Spark
9 112 (1.55%) CloudStack
10 106 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
11 104 (1.44%) SharePoint
12 73 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
13 66 (0.92%) Confluence
14 63 (0.87%) CMS
15 59 (0.82%) nginx
16 56 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
17 55 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
17 55 (0.76%) Jetty
Applications
1 354 (4.91%) MS Excel
2 136 (1.89%) MS Office
3 59 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 48 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 20 (0.28%) MS Project
6 12 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.11%) SPSS
8 4 (0.055%) EngageOne
9 3 (0.042%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.028%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.028%) FrameMaker
10 2 (0.028%) GNU Octave
10 2 (0.028%) SPSS Modeler
11 1 (0.014%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.014%) Blender
11 1 (0.014%) GIMP
11 1 (0.014%) Maya
11 1 (0.014%) NUKE
11 1 (0.014%) Simulink
11 1 (0.014%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 104 (1.44%) Oracle EBS
2 73 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
3 43 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
4 30 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 23 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
6 19 (0.26%) Magento
7 16 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
8 14 (0.19%) assyst
9 13 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
10 12 (0.17%) Teamcenter
10 12 (0.17%) Temenos T24
11 11 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
11 11 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
12 10 (0.14%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
12 10 (0.14%) ION MarketView
12 10 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
12 10 (0.14%) Sage X3
13 9 (0.12%) Northgate Housing
13 9 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
14 8 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 666 (9.24%) Amazon AWS
2 292 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 192 (2.66%) SaaS
4 113 (1.57%) PaaS
5 108 (1.50%) IaaS
6 99 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
7 97 (1.35%) GitHub
8 74 (1.03%) Office 365
9 65 (0.90%) CloudBees
10 59 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
11 37 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
12 33 (0.46%) Amazon S3
13 29 (0.40%) G Suite
14 23 (0.32%) Slack
15 21 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
16 20 (0.28%) OpenShift
17 10 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
17 10 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 9 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 8 (0.11%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 665 (9.22%) Firewall
2 644 (8.93%) TCP/IP
3 360 (4.99%) DNS
4 351 (4.87%) SAN
5 307 (4.26%) Internet
6 257 (3.56%) HTTP
7 252 (3.49%) WAN
8 244 (3.38%) LAN
9 241 (3.34%) SSL
10 222 (3.08%) Network Security
11 199 (2.76%) VPN
12 192 (2.66%) LDAP
13 167 (2.32%) DHCP
14 142 (1.97%) BGP
15 138 (1.91%) Intrusion Detection
16 125 (1.73%) OSPF
17 124 (1.72%) NAS
18 105 (1.46%) MPLS
19 98 (1.36%) FTP
20 91 (1.26%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 748 (10.37%) SQL Server
2 685 (9.50%) MySQL
3 592 (8.21%) Relational Database
4 556 (7.71%) Oracle Database
5 325 (4.51%) RDBMS
6 260 (3.61%) NoSQL
7 247 (3.43%) MongoDB
8 223 (3.09%) Oracle Database 11g
9 197 (2.73%) DB2
10 196 (2.72%) Big Data
10 196 (2.72%) Hadoop
11 163 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
12 160 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
13 140 (1.94%) Oracle Database 12c
14 133 (1.84%) Oracle Reports
15 89 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
16 81 (1.12%) KDB
17 80 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
18 72 (1.00%) Apache Hive
19 65 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 665 (9.22%) Jenkins
2 659 (9.14%) Git (software)
3 364 (5.05%) Selenium
4 348 (4.83%) Subversion
5 331 (4.59%) JIRA
6 302 (4.19%) Maven
7 252 (3.49%) JUnit
8 185 (2.57%) Cucumber
9 169 (2.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 155 (2.15%) Ant
11 147 (2.04%) HP UFT
12 134 (1.86%) Vagrant
13 125 (1.73%) TeamCity
14 104 (1.44%) Gradle
15 103 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
16 102 (1.41%) Hudson
17 92 (1.28%) Oracle Forms
18 82 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
19 81 (1.12%) Eclipse
20 77 (1.07%) ClearCase
General
1 2154 (29.87%) Finance
2 942 (13.06%) Banking
3 359 (4.98%) Investment Banking
3 359 (4.98%) Telecoms
4 319 (4.42%) Front Office
5 265 (3.67%) Retail
6 139 (1.93%) Financial Institution
7 124 (1.72%) Marketing
8 107 (1.48%) Games
9 105 (1.46%) Back Office
10 95 (1.32%) Manufacturing
11 77 (1.07%) Legal
12 71 (0.98%) Advertising
13 70 (0.97%) Electronics
14 66 (0.92%) Law
15 62 (0.86%) French Language
16 42 (0.58%) German Language
17 38 (0.53%) Publishing
18 30 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
19 29 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1601 (22.20%) Developer
2 903 (12.52%) Analyst
3 632 (8.76%) Java Developer
4 469 (6.50%) Administrator
5 461 (6.39%) DevOps Engineer
6 443 (6.14%) Linux Engineer
7 433 (6.00%) Applications Support
8 399 (5.53%) Consultant
9 364 (5.05%) Support Analyst
10 332 (4.60%) Unix Engineer
11 313 (4.34%) C++ Developer
12 301 (4.17%) Software Engineer
13 299 (4.15%) Senior Developer
14 285 (3.95%) Architect
14 285 (3.95%) Support Engineer
15 260 (3.61%) Systems Administrator
16 234 (3.25%) Linux Administrator
17 228 (3.16%) DBA
18 211 (2.93%) Systems Engineer
19 202 (2.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 682 (9.46%) HTML
2 673 (9.33%) XML
3 622 (8.63%) Web Services
4 540 (7.49%) Spring
5 485 (6.73%) .NET
6 434 (6.02%) CSS
7 407 (5.64%) J2EE
8 368 (5.10%) Middleware
9 349 (4.84%) SOAP
10 285 (3.95%) REST
11 226 (3.13%) Hibernate
12 220 (3.05%) HTML5
13 209 (2.90%) JSON
13 209 (2.90%) RESTful
14 201 (2.79%) FIX Protocol
15 198 (2.75%) JMS
16 169 (2.34%) AngularJS
17 153 (2.12%) Java EE
18 152 (2.11%) JSP
19 143 (1.98%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 657 (9.11%) Analytical Skills
2 632 (8.76%) Computer Science
3 436 (6.05%) Data Centre
4 317 (4.40%) Management Information System
5 267 (3.70%) Equities
6 227 (3.15%) Algorithms
7 223 (3.09%) Derivative
8 220 (3.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 199 (2.76%) Fixed Income
10 171 (2.37%) Clustering
11 162 (2.25%) Fintech
12 161 (2.23%) Linux Command Line
13 149 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
14 121 (1.68%) Data Structures
15 102 (1.41%) Hedge funds
16 89 (1.23%) Security Operations Centre
17 88 (1.22%) Client/Server
17 88 (1.22%) Replication
18 76 (1.05%) User Experience
19 70 (0.97%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4735 (65.66%) Linux
2 2404 (33.34%) Windows
3 670 (9.29%) Solaris
4 558 (7.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 498 (6.91%) Windows Server
6 292 (4.05%) AIX
7 198 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 183 (2.54%) CentOS
9 166 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 165 (2.29%) Android
11 151 (2.09%) Ubuntu
12 135 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
13 125 (1.73%) HPUX
14 124 (1.72%) Apple iOS
15 110 (1.53%) Mac OS X
16 85 (1.18%) Debian
17 76 (1.05%) CoreOS
18 75 (1.04%) SUSE
19 59 (0.82%) Windows 2000
20 53 (0.73%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1594 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
2 975 (13.52%) DevOps
3 772 (10.71%) ITIL
4 744 (10.32%) Software Engineering
5 711 (9.86%) Continuous Integration
6 590 (8.18%) Configuration Management
7 566 (7.85%) Scrum
8 503 (6.98%) OO
9 432 (5.99%) SDLC
10 409 (5.67%) Open Source
11 396 (5.49%) Performance Tuning
11 396 (5.49%) TDD
12 390 (5.41%) Information Security
13 368 (5.10%) Multithreading
14 364 (5.05%) Disaster Recovery
15 351 (4.87%) Project Management
16 334 (4.63%) SOA
17 328 (4.55%) High Availability
17 328 (4.55%) Mentoring
18 314 (4.35%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2571 (35.65%) SQL
2 2454 (34.03%) Java
3 1602 (22.22%) Python
4 1048 (14.53%) Shell Script
5 999 (13.85%) Perl
6 954 (13.23%) C++
7 818 (11.34%) JavaScript
8 728 (10.10%) Bash Shell
9 503 (6.98%) C#
10 500 (6.93%) Ruby
11 469 (6.50%) C
12 434 (6.02%) PL/SQL
13 429 (5.95%) PHP
14 376 (5.21%) PowerShell
15 149 (2.07%) VB
16 140 (1.94%) Scala
17 90 (1.25%) Groovy
18 85 (1.18%) Go
19 63 (0.87%) T-SQL
20 56 (0.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1104 (15.31%) Degree
2 417 (5.78%) Security Cleared
3 237 (3.29%) SC Cleared
4 221 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
5 182 (2.52%) CISSP
6 136 (1.89%) CCNA
7 128 (1.78%) CCNP
8 125 (1.73%) DV Cleared
9 105 (1.46%) CISM
10 91 (1.26%) SANS
11 87 (1.21%) CEH
12 86 (1.19%) GCIA
13 85 (1.18%) GCIH
14 81 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
15 76 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
16 72 (1.00%) ISTQB
17 69 (0.96%) ISEB
18 66 (0.92%) GIAC
19 59 (0.82%) MCSE
20 51 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 428 (5.94%) QA
2 250 (3.47%) SLA
3 121 (1.68%) PCI DSS
4 60 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 53 (0.73%) Data Quality
6 52 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 28 (0.39%) MiFID
8 23 (0.32%) PMO
9 17 (0.24%) SDET
10 16 (0.22%) COBIT
11 15 (0.21%) ISO27002
12 11 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
13 9 (0.12%) ISO 9000
14 7 (0.097%) EMIR
14 7 (0.097%) GPG13
14 7 (0.097%) HL7
14 7 (0.097%) ISO 9001
15 6 (0.083%) DICOM
15 6 (0.083%) ISO22301
16 5 (0.069%) Solvency II
System Software
1 540 (7.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 400 (5.55%) Active Directory
3 357 (4.95%) Docker
4 189 (2.62%) vSphere
5 139 (1.93%) Hyper-V
6 134 (1.86%) XenServer
7 129 (1.79%) Xen
8 100 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
9 69 (0.96%) NFS
10 67 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
11 64 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
12 62 (0.86%) Firmware
12 62 (0.86%) Samba
13 61 (0.85%) VMware ESX
14 52 (0.72%) HDFS
14 52 (0.72%) XenApp
15 41 (0.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 37 (0.51%) Snort
17 27 (0.37%) iptables
17 27 (0.37%) KVM
Systems Management
1 858 (11.90%) Puppet
2 561 (7.78%) Opscode Chef
3 466 (6.46%) Ansible
4 312 (4.33%) Nagios
5 183 (2.54%) Tivoli
6 119 (1.65%) Cobbler
7 117 (1.62%) Kubernetes
7 117 (1.62%) Oracle RMAN
8 95 (1.32%) Red Hat Satellite
9 94 (1.30%) Data Guard
10 85 (1.18%) Graphite
11 82 (1.14%) SCCM
12 78 (1.08%) NetBackup
13 76 (1.05%) SCOM
14 74 (1.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 66 (0.92%) Control-M
16 63 (0.87%) Terraform
17 52 (0.72%) Salt
18 48 (0.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
19 44 (0.61%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 1981 (27.47%) Oracle
2 767 (10.64%) VMware
3 755 (10.47%) Microsoft
4 717 (9.94%) Red Hat
5 469 (6.50%) Cisco
6 359 (4.98%) IBM
7 305 (4.23%) HP
8 233 (3.23%) Sybase
9 203 (2.82%) NetApp
10 197 (2.73%) Splunk
11 192 (2.66%) CheckPoint
11 192 (2.66%) Citrix
12 186 (2.58%) Juniper
12 186 (2.58%) Sun
13 170 (2.36%) SAP
14 157 (2.18%) F5
15 153 (2.12%) Google
16 152 (2.11%) Palo Alto
17 126 (1.75%) EMC
18 113 (1.57%) Veritas
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Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
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London
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
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Salary: £55000.00 per annum
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Redhill, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
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Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
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City, London
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Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Company Benefits
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 PA
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Hove, East Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
AdRoc Group
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum +Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
onezeero.
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Berkshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Navblue LTD
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £24000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: From £26,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Itecco
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum
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Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent + package
Posted: Yesterday
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £29000 - £34000 per annum + 18% pension, generous holidays
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago