The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 12 21
Rank change year-on-year -16 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Unix 39 50 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 7.21% 10.31% 12.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.78% 49.50% 30.81%
Number of salaries quoted 15 32 25
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% -6.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,050 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22%  

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 advertised in Watford with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 164 101 211
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 30.31% 20.82% 39.44%
Number of salaries quoted 113 74 119
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 Watford

Unix
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Unix in Watford

Unix
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Watford over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Watford region with a requirement for Unix.

1 72 (86.75%) Java
2 50 (60.24%) Shell Script
3 43 (51.81%) SQL
4 42 (50.60%) Linux
5 29 (34.94%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (32.53%) UML
7 26 (31.33%) OO
7 26 (31.33%) OOD
8 25 (30.12%) Selenium
8 25 (30.12%) Wealth Management
8 25 (30.12%) Test Automation
9 24 (28.92%) Oracle
9 24 (28.92%) Finance
10 23 (27.71%) JIRA
11 22 (26.51%) Web Services
12 21 (25.30%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (24.10%) Python
13 20 (24.10%) TDD
14 19 (22.89%) SOA
14 19 (22.89%) BDD
14 19 (22.89%) Test Scripting
14 19 (22.89%) Bash Shell
15 18 (21.69%) Scrum
16 17 (20.48%) XML
17 16 (19.28%) MySQL
17 16 (19.28%) HP UFT
17 16 (19.28%) QA
18 15 (18.07%) WebDriver
18 15 (18.07%) REST
18 15 (18.07%) C#

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 12 (14.46%) Apache
1 12 (14.46%) WebLogic
2 8 (9.64%) Tomcat
3 6 (7.23%) JBoss
3 6 (7.23%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.82%) GlassFish
4 4 (4.82%) MQSeries
4 4 (4.82%) OpenStack
4 4 (4.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (3.61%) Confluence
6 1 (1.20%) Drupal
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (9.64%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.64%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (9.64%) IaaS
2 4 (4.82%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.46%) SAN
2 8 (9.64%) IMAP
2 8 (9.64%) iSCSI
2 8 (9.64%) NAS
2 8 (9.64%) SMTP
2 8 (9.64%) VLAN
3 7 (8.43%) DNS
3 7 (8.43%) FTP
3 7 (8.43%) TCP/IP
4 5 (6.02%) Firewall
5 4 (4.82%) Internet
5 4 (4.82%) Reverse Proxy
5 4 (4.82%) VPN
6 3 (3.61%) LDAP
6 3 (3.61%) SSH
7 1 (1.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.28%) MySQL
2 12 (14.46%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.41%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.20%) DB2
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 25 (30.12%) Selenium
2 23 (27.71%) JIRA
3 16 (19.28%) HP UFT
4 15 (18.07%) WebDriver
5 9 (10.84%) Git (software)
6 8 (9.64%) Cucumber
7 7 (8.43%) Ant
8 6 (7.23%) Visual Studio
9 5 (6.02%) Eclipse
9 5 (6.02%) Jenkins
9 5 (6.02%) LoadRunner
10 4 (4.82%) ClearQuest
10 4 (4.82%) JBehave
10 4 (4.82%) JUnit
10 4 (4.82%) Maven
11 3 (3.61%) SoapUI
12 1 (1.20%) Subversion
General
1 24 (28.92%) Finance
2 3 (3.61%) Banking
3 2 (2.41%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (53.01%) Analyst
2 22 (26.51%) Test Analyst
3 21 (25.30%) SQL Analyst
3 21 (25.30%) Unix Analyst
4 16 (19.28%) Automation Test Analyst
5 15 (18.07%) Developer
5 15 (18.07%) Systems Analyst
6 14 (16.87%) SOA Analyst
6 14 (16.87%) XML Analyst
7 12 (14.46%) SQL Developer
8 11 (13.25%) SQL Server Developer
8 11 (13.25%) Unix Developer
9 10 (12.05%) Junior
10 8 (9.64%) Administrator
10 8 (9.64%) DevOps Administrator
10 8 (9.64%) Junior DevOps
10 8 (9.64%) Linux Administrator
10 8 (9.64%) Linux DevOps Administrator
10 8 (9.64%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 7 (8.43%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (26.51%) Web Services
2 17 (20.48%) XML
3 15 (18.07%) REST
3 15 (18.07%) SOAP
4 14 (16.87%) HTML
5 7 (8.43%) Gherkin
5 7 (8.43%) JDBC
6 6 (7.23%) Spring
7 5 (6.02%) Java EE
8 4 (4.82%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (4.82%) EJB
8 4 (4.82%) EJB 3.0
8 4 (4.82%) Hibernate
8 4 (4.82%) HornetQ
8 4 (4.82%) J2EE
8 4 (4.82%) Java SE
8 4 (4.82%) JMS
8 4 (4.82%) Middleware
8 4 (4.82%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (3.61%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.02%) Fintech
3 4 (4.82%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.82%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (4.82%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (4.82%) Replication
4 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.61%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 42 (50.60%) Linux
2 11 (13.25%) Solaris
3 10 (12.05%) Windows
4 8 (9.64%) CentOS
5 4 (4.82%) AIX
6 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.94%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (32.53%) UML
3 26 (31.33%) OO
3 26 (31.33%) OOD
4 25 (30.12%) Test Automation
4 25 (30.12%) Wealth Management
5 21 (25.30%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (24.10%) TDD
7 19 (22.89%) BDD
7 19 (22.89%) SOA
7 19 (22.89%) Test Scripting
8 18 (21.69%) Scrum
9 14 (16.87%) Regression Testing
10 13 (15.66%) Functional Testing
11 10 (12.05%) DevOps
11 10 (12.05%) Release Management
12 8 (9.64%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (9.64%) ITIL
13 7 (8.43%) Kanban
13 7 (8.43%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (86.75%) Java
2 50 (60.24%) Shell Script
3 43 (51.81%) SQL
4 20 (24.10%) Python
5 19 (22.89%) Bash Shell
6 15 (18.07%) C#
7 14 (16.87%) JavaScript
8 10 (12.05%) Perl
9 8 (9.64%) Korn
9 8 (9.64%) PHP
10 4 (4.82%) AWK
10 4 (4.82%) PowerShell
11 3 (3.61%) Bourne shell
11 3 (3.61%) C-shell
12 1 (1.20%) Jython
12 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.20%) Ruby
12 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.82%) AWS Certification
1 4 (4.82%) Degree
1 4 (4.82%) Master's Degree
2 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.28%) QA
System Software
1 8 (9.64%) Active Directory
1 8 (9.64%) KVM
1 8 (9.64%) XenServer
2 1 (1.20%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (15.66%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (15.66%) Puppet
2 9 (10.84%) Ansible
3 8 (9.64%) Nagios
3 8 (9.64%) SCOM
4 4 (4.82%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (3.61%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.20%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 24 (28.92%) Oracle
2 14 (16.87%) HP
3 7 (8.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.61%) Atlassian
4 3 (3.61%) BMC
4 3 (3.61%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.61%) Thales
4 3 (3.61%) VocaLink
5 2 (2.41%) IBM
6 1 (1.20%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.20%) hybris
6 1 (1.20%) New Relic
6 1 (1.20%) Sybase
6 1 (1.20%) VMware