Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 16 19
Rank change year-on-year -24 +3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Unix 61 95 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 5.80% 9.85% 12.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.20% 44.39% 32.28%
Number of salaries quoted 28 60 80
Watford median annual salary £47,500 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.74% -1.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £65,000 £68,875
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 302 214 412
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 28.71% 22.20% 38.11%
Number of salaries quoted 214 159 269
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +2.41%
10th Percentile £23,650 £26,000 £27,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £65,250
Hertfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

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 18 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 50 (81.97%) Java
2 40 (65.57%) Shell Script
3 28 (45.90%) SQL
4 27 (44.26%) Linux
5 24 (39.34%) UML
5 24 (39.34%) OO
5 24 (39.34%) Web Services
5 24 (39.34%) OOD
5 24 (39.34%) Wealth Management
6 21 (34.43%) SOA
7 17 (27.87%) Test Automation
7 17 (27.87%) REST
7 17 (27.87%) XML
7 17 (27.87%) SOAP
7 17 (27.87%) HTML
7 17 (27.87%) JavaScript
7 17 (27.87%) Selenium
7 17 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (24.59%) Oracle
9 14 (22.95%) Scrum
9 14 (22.95%) JIRA
10 13 (21.31%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (21.31%) Python
10 13 (21.31%) Bash Shell
10 13 (21.31%) Puppet
10 13 (21.31%) Opscode Chef
11 12 (19.67%) BDD
11 12 (19.67%) Apache
11 12 (19.67%) SAN
11 12 (19.67%) Finance

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 (19.67%) Apache
2 9 (14.75%) WebLogic
3 4 (6.56%) GlassFish
3 4 (6.56%) JBoss
3 4 (6.56%) MQSeries
3 4 (6.56%) OpenStack
3 4 (6.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (6.56%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.56%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.64%) Drupal
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.11%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (13.11%) IaaS
2 4 (6.56%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.92%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.67%) SAN
2 8 (13.11%) IMAP
2 8 (13.11%) iSCSI
2 8 (13.11%) NAS
2 8 (13.11%) SMTP
2 8 (13.11%) VLAN
3 7 (11.48%) DNS
3 7 (11.48%) TCP/IP
4 5 (8.20%) Firewall
5 4 (6.56%) Internet
5 4 (6.56%) Reverse Proxy
5 4 (6.56%) VPN
6 3 (4.92%) LDAP
6 3 (4.92%) SSH
7 1 (1.64%) FTP
7 1 (1.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) MySQL
2 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.64%) DB2
3 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (27.87%) Selenium
2 14 (22.95%) JIRA
3 8 (13.11%) HP UFT
3 8 (13.11%) WebDriver
4 7 (11.48%) Ant
5 6 (9.84%) Git (software)
5 6 (9.84%) Visual Studio
6 5 (8.20%) Eclipse
6 5 (8.20%) Jenkins
7 4 (6.56%) Cucumber
7 4 (6.56%) JBehave
8 2 (3.28%) ClearQuest
8 2 (3.28%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.64%) Maven
9 1 (1.64%) Subversion
General
1 12 (19.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (47.54%) Analyst
2 18 (29.51%) SQL Analyst
2 18 (29.51%) Unix Analyst
3 17 (27.87%) SOA Analyst
3 17 (27.87%) Systems Analyst
3 17 (27.87%) XML Analyst
4 11 (18.03%) Test Analyst
5 10 (16.39%) Junior
6 9 (14.75%) Automation Test Analyst
7 8 (13.11%) Administrator
7 8 (13.11%) DevOps Administrator
7 8 (13.11%) Junior DevOps
7 8 (13.11%) Linux Administrator
7 8 (13.11%) Linux DevOps Administrator
7 8 (13.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 7 (11.48%) Developer
8 7 (11.48%) SQL Developer
8 7 (11.48%) SQL Server Developer
8 7 (11.48%) Unix Developer
9 6 (9.84%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (39.34%) Web Services
2 17 (27.87%) HTML
2 17 (27.87%) REST
2 17 (27.87%) SOAP
2 17 (27.87%) XML
3 4 (6.56%) ActiveMQ
3 4 (6.56%) EJB
3 4 (6.56%) EJB 3.0
3 4 (6.56%) Gherkin
3 4 (6.56%) HornetQ
3 4 (6.56%) Java EE
3 4 (6.56%) Java SE
3 4 (6.56%) JMS
3 4 (6.56%) Middleware
3 4 (6.56%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.64%) J2EE
4 1 (1.64%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.20%) Fintech
3 4 (6.56%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (6.56%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (6.56%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (6.56%) Replication
4 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.92%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 27 (44.26%) Linux
2 9 (14.75%) Windows
3 8 (13.11%) CentOS
4 5 (8.20%) Solaris
5 4 (6.56%) AIX
6 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (39.34%) OO
1 24 (39.34%) OOD
1 24 (39.34%) UML
1 24 (39.34%) Wealth Management
2 21 (34.43%) SOA
3 17 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (27.87%) Test Automation
4 14 (22.95%) Scrum
5 13 (21.31%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (19.67%) BDD
6 12 (19.67%) TDD
7 10 (16.39%) DevOps
7 10 (16.39%) Test Scripting
8 8 (13.11%) Functional Testing
9 7 (11.48%) Release Management
10 6 (9.84%) Regression Testing
11 5 (8.20%) Continuous Delivery
12 4 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (6.56%) Kanban
12 4 (6.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 50 (81.97%) Java
2 40 (65.57%) Shell Script
3 28 (45.90%) SQL
4 17 (27.87%) JavaScript
5 13 (21.31%) Bash Shell
5 13 (21.31%) Python
6 8 (13.11%) C#
6 8 (13.11%) Korn
7 4 (6.56%) AWK
7 4 (6.56%) Perl
7 4 (6.56%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.92%) Bourne shell
8 3 (4.92%) C-shell
9 2 (3.28%) PHP
10 1 (1.64%) Jython
10 1 (1.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) AWS Certification
1 4 (6.56%) Degree
1 4 (6.56%) Master's Degree
2 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.03%) QA
System Software
1 8 (13.11%) Active Directory
1 8 (13.11%) KVM
1 8 (13.11%) XenServer
2 1 (1.64%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (21.31%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (21.31%) Puppet
2 9 (14.75%) Ansible
3 8 (13.11%) Nagios
3 8 (13.11%) SCOM
4 3 (4.92%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (3.28%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.64%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (24.59%) Oracle
2 10 (16.39%) HP
3 3 (4.92%) BMC
3 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.92%) Thales
3 3 (4.92%) VocaLink
4 2 (3.28%) IBM
5 1 (1.64%) hybris
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.64%) VMware