Period
to 23 October 2017

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 6 months to 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 36 14
Rank change year-on-year -7 -22 -1
Permanent jobs citing Unix 60 60 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 5.90% 6.18% 13.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.69% 33.71% 37.60%
Number of salaries quoted 26 42 89
Watford median annual salary £60,000 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.83% +11.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,775 £35,000
90th Percentile £80,125 £66,125 £65,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -

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 Watford with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 321 178 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 31.56% 18.33% 36.89%
Number of salaries quoted 224 132 263
Watford median annual salary £40,250 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.55% -1.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £23,500 £26,000 £28,350
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,875 £63,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

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 6 months to 23 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 34 (56.67%) Java
2 33 (55.00%) Shell Script
3 29 (48.33%) Linux
4 26 (43.33%) Web Services
4 26 (43.33%) SQL
5 24 (40.00%) UML
5 24 (40.00%) OO
6 22 (36.67%) OOD
6 22 (36.67%) Wealth Management
7 21 (35.00%) Opscode Chef
7 21 (35.00%) SOA
8 19 (31.67%) XML
8 19 (31.67%) SOAP
8 19 (31.67%) HTML
8 19 (31.67%) JavaScript
8 19 (31.67%) REST
9 18 (30.00%) Puppet
10 16 (26.67%) Bash Shell
11 15 (25.00%) Windows
12 14 (23.33%) Ansible
13 13 (21.67%) Apache
13 13 (21.67%) Finance
14 12 (20.00%) SAN
14 12 (20.00%) DevOps
14 12 (20.00%) Data Centre
15 11 (18.33%) ITIL
16 10 (16.67%) Active Directory
16 10 (16.67%) CentOS
17 9 (15.00%) PCI DSS
17 9 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 13 (21.67%) Apache
2 9 (15.00%) WebLogic
3 8 (13.33%) WebSphere
4 6 (10.00%) JBoss
4 6 (10.00%) MQSeries
5 4 (6.67%) GlassFish
5 4 (6.67%) OpenStack
5 4 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (5.00%) Tomcat
7 2 (3.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (3.33%) CMS
7 2 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.00%) SaaS
2 6 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (6.67%) IaaS
3 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (3.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (3.33%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.33%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (3.33%) PaaS
4 2 (3.33%) Route 53
4 2 (3.33%) Serverless
4 2 (3.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.00%) SAN
2 9 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (15.00%) VPN
3 8 (13.33%) IMAP
3 8 (13.33%) iSCSI
3 8 (13.33%) NAS
3 8 (13.33%) SMTP
3 8 (13.33%) VLAN
4 7 (11.67%) DNS
5 6 (10.00%) Internet
6 5 (8.33%) Firewall
6 5 (8.33%) VoIP
6 5 (8.33%) Wireless
7 4 (6.67%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (5.00%) LDAP
8 3 (5.00%) SSH
9 1 (1.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) MySQL
2 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 4 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (3.33%) DB2
4 2 (3.33%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) JIRA
1 3 (5.00%) Selenium
2 2 (3.33%) Ant
2 2 (3.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.33%) HP UFT
2 2 (3.33%) JUnit
2 2 (3.33%) Log4j
2 2 (3.33%) Mockito
2 2 (3.33%) Subversion
2 2 (3.33%) WebDriver
2 2 (3.33%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 1 (1.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.67%) JBehave
3 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (21.67%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (35.00%) Analyst
2 17 (28.33%) SOA Analyst
2 17 (28.33%) SQL Analyst
2 17 (28.33%) Systems Analyst
2 17 (28.33%) Unix Analyst
2 17 (28.33%) XML Analyst
3 10 (16.67%) Junior
4 8 (13.33%) Administrator
4 8 (13.33%) Architect
4 8 (13.33%) DevOps Administrator
4 8 (13.33%) Junior DevOps
4 8 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (13.33%) Linux DevOps Administrator
4 8 (13.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 7 (11.67%) Developer
6 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (8.33%) SQL Developer
7 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Unix Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (43.33%) Web Services
2 19 (31.67%) HTML
2 19 (31.67%) REST
2 19 (31.67%) SOAP
2 19 (31.67%) XML
3 6 (10.00%) EJB
3 6 (10.00%) JMS
4 5 (8.33%) Java EE
4 5 (8.33%) Middleware
5 4 (6.67%) ActiveMQ
5 4 (6.67%) EJB 3.0
5 4 (6.67%) HornetQ
5 4 (6.67%) Java SE
5 4 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (5.00%) J2EE
7 2 (3.33%) Ajax
7 2 (3.33%) JDBC
7 2 (3.33%) JSP
7 2 (3.33%) Servlets
7 2 (3.33%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (6.67%) Replication
4 3 (5.00%) Fintech
4 3 (5.00%) PKI
5 1 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.67%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 29 (48.33%) Linux
2 15 (25.00%) Windows
3 10 (16.67%) CentOS
4 7 (11.67%) Solaris
5 6 (10.00%) AIX
6 5 (8.33%) Windows Server
7 2 (3.33%) HPUX
7 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.00%) OO
1 24 (40.00%) UML
2 22 (36.67%) OOD
2 22 (36.67%) Wealth Management
3 21 (35.00%) SOA
4 12 (20.00%) DevOps
5 11 (18.33%) ITIL
6 5 (8.33%) Analytical Thinking
7 4 (6.67%) Cryptography
7 4 (6.67%) Data Protection
7 4 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (6.67%) Information Security
7 4 (6.67%) Migration
7 4 (6.67%) Patch Management
7 4 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (6.67%) SIEM
8 3 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.00%) BDD
8 3 (5.00%) Scrum
8 3 (5.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 34 (56.67%) Java
2 33 (55.00%) Shell Script
3 26 (43.33%) SQL
4 19 (31.67%) JavaScript
5 16 (26.67%) Bash Shell
6 8 (13.33%) Korn
7 7 (11.67%) Python
8 6 (10.00%) PowerShell
9 5 (8.33%) Perl
10 4 (6.67%) AWK
11 3 (5.00%) Bourne shell
11 3 (5.00%) C-shell
12 2 (3.33%) C#
12 2 (3.33%) PHP
12 2 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) AWS Certification
1 4 (6.67%) CISA
1 4 (6.67%) CISM
1 4 (6.67%) CISSP
1 4 (6.67%) Degree
1 4 (6.67%) Master's Degree
2 3 (5.00%) MCITP
2 3 (5.00%) MCSE
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (15.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (6.67%) COBIT
2 4 (6.67%) GDPR
2 4 (6.67%) ISO 22301
3 3 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 10 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (13.33%) KVM
2 8 (13.33%) XenServer
3 6 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (8.33%) Xen
5 2 (3.33%) Docker
6 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 21 (35.00%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (30.00%) Puppet
3 14 (23.33%) Ansible
4 8 (13.33%) Nagios
4 8 (13.33%) SCOM
5 3 (5.00%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (3.33%) Kubernetes
6 2 (3.33%) Marathon
6 2 (3.33%) Mesos
6 2 (3.33%) Salt
6 2 (3.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (15.00%) Oracle
2 8 (13.33%) HP
3 6 (10.00%) VMware
4 5 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 4 (6.67%) IBM
5 4 (6.67%) LogRhythm
5 4 (6.67%) Splunk
6 3 (5.00%) BMC
6 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (5.00%) Thales
6 3 (5.00%) VocaLink
7 2 (3.33%) ATG
7 2 (3.33%) Blue Martini
7 2 (3.33%) Citrix
7 2 (3.33%) Elastic Path
8 1 (1.67%) Demandware
8 1 (1.67%) hybris
8 1 (1.67%) Interwoven