The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 11 5 18
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 12 53 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 13.79% 17.67% 14.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.27% 56.38% 59.21%
Number of salaries quoted 10 43 43
Average salary £67,500 £100,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.50% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £80,000 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £96,000 £120,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UNIX
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Operating Systems Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
44 94 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 50.57% 31.33% 24.28%
Number of salaries quoted 35 73 69
Average salary £65,000 £85,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £100,000 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing UNIX across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

UNIX
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing UNIX across the Canary Wharf region.

UNIX Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

UNIX
Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX.

1 17 (85.00%) Linux
2 13 (65.00%) Finance
3 9 (45.00%) Oracle
4 8 (40.00%) Java
4 8 (40.00%) Windows
5 6 (30.00%) WebLogic
6 4 (20.00%) Middleware
6 4 (20.00%) Solaris
6 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
7 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (15.00%) Release Management
7 3 (15.00%) Network Security
7 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (15.00%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (15.00%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (15.00%) Web Services
7 3 (15.00%) ITIL
7 3 (15.00%) SQL
7 3 (15.00%) JBoss
7 3 (15.00%) Apache
7 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
7 3 (15.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (15.00%) WebLogic Portal
7 3 (15.00%) SOA
7 3 (15.00%) HTTP

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (30.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (15.00%) JBoss
2 3 (15.00%) Apache
2 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (15.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.00%) Lync
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Network Security
1 3 (15.00%) HTTP
2 2 (10.00%) SMTP
2 2 (10.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
General
1 13 (65.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Front Office
2 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Middleware Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (15.00%) IT Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) Applications Support
2 3 (15.00%) Security Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) IT Security Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Leader
3 2 (10.00%) Junior
3 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) C++ Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Junior Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Junior C++ Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Scala Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Middleware
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (15.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.00%) Spring
3 1 (5.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (15.00%) Derivative
3 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.00%) Equity Risk
3 1 (5.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (5.00%) Equities
3 1 (5.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 1 (5.00%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Linux
2 8 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (20.00%) Solaris
4 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (15.00%) Release Management
1 3 (15.00%) ITIL
1 3 (15.00%) SOA
1 3 (15.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (10.00%) Data Management
2 2 (10.00%) Change Management
2 2 (10.00%) OOD
2 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (10.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (5.00%) Market Making
3 1 (5.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (5.00%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (5.00%) OO
3 1 (5.00%) Project Management
3 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.00%) Workflow
3 1 (5.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) C++
3 2 (10.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.00%) Avaya
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Sybase
4 1 (5.00%) Sun