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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 27 8 13
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +5
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 8 35 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 4.40% 14.89% 15.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.38% 50.72% 58.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3 29 44
Average salary £57,500 £80,000 £66,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.12% +20.75%
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
52 69 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 28.57% 29.36% 26.15%
Number of salaries quoted 47 60 75
Average salary £65,000 £78,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +48.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £85,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 18 (94.74%) Linux
2 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Finance
3 8 (42.11%) Java
4 7 (36.84%) Oracle
5 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (21.05%) Avaya
6 4 (21.05%) WebLogic
6 4 (21.05%) Web Services
6 4 (21.05%) ITIL
6 4 (21.05%) SQL
6 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
6 4 (21.05%) OOD
6 4 (21.05%) SMTP
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
6 4 (21.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (21.05%) Banking
6 4 (21.05%) Data Management
6 4 (21.05%) Derivative
6 4 (21.05%) Release Management
6 4 (21.05%) Office 365
6 4 (21.05%) NetScaler
6 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (21.05%) Lync
6 4 (21.05%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (15.79%) Multithreading
7 3 (15.79%) Electronic Trading
7 3 (15.79%) Network Security
7 3 (15.79%) Equity Derivative

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 4 (21.05%) WebLogic
1 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
1 4 (21.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (21.05%) Lync
1 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) SMTP
1 4 (21.05%) NetScaler
2 3 (15.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) PowerCenter
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Maven
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Applications Support
2 4 (21.05%) Technical Leader
3 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) IT Security Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Security Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) IT Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C++ Developer
4 2 (10.53%) AWS Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) UNIX Support
5 1 (5.26%) Senior UNIX Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Web Services
2 2 (10.53%) Spring
2 2 (10.53%) Java EE
3 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (21.05%) Derivative
3 3 (15.79%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (10.53%) Data Integration
5 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
5 1 (5.26%) Equity Risk
5 1 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (5.26%) Fixed Income
5 1 (5.26%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Linux
2 11 (57.89%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Solaris
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL
1 4 (21.05%) OOD
1 4 (21.05%) Data Management
1 4 (21.05%) Release Management
1 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (21.05%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (15.79%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (15.79%) Multithreading
2 3 (15.79%) Electronic Trading
2 3 (15.79%) Change Management
2 3 (15.79%) OO
3 2 (10.53%) ETL
3 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
3 2 (10.53%) Time Management
4 1 (5.26%) Market Making
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) C++
4 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.53%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Avaya
3 2 (10.53%) Informatica
3 2 (10.53%) Actimize
3 2 (10.53%) Sybase
4 1 (5.26%) Sun