The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Canary Wharf region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 7 14 8
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 41 46 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 16.60% 13.98% 17.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.67% 58.23% 59.38%
Number of salaries quoted 34 41 41
Average salary £85,000 £67,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.92% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £120,000 £92,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Operating Systems Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
75 79 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 30.36% 24.01% 28.74%
Number of salaries quoted 66 71 70
Average salary £78,000 £62,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.80% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £75,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
UNIX
London

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 16 April 2014.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 65 (67.01%) Linux
2 60 (61.86%) Finance
3 54 (55.67%) C++
4 35 (36.08%) STL
4 35 (36.08%) Solaris
4 35 (36.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 30 (30.93%) SOA
5 30 (30.93%) Oracle
5 30 (30.93%) Oracle Database
6 29 (29.90%) C
6 29 (29.90%) Enterprise Software
6 29 (29.90%) Oracle Fusion
7 27 (27.84%) Perl
7 27 (27.84%) Python
7 27 (27.84%) Middleware
8 25 (25.77%) JavaScript
9 22 (22.68%) Active Directory
9 22 (22.68%) Multithreading
10 19 (19.59%) Relational Database
11 16 (16.49%) VMware
11 16 (16.49%) Computer Science
12 15 (15.46%) Tandem
12 15 (15.46%) Low Latency
12 15 (15.46%) Hedge funds
12 15 (15.46%) Apache
13 14 (14.43%) Firewall
13 14 (14.43%) SAN
13 14 (14.43%) NAS
13 14 (14.43%) Oracle Exadata
13 14 (14.43%) Oracle Linux

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 15 (15.46%) Apache
2 13 (13.40%) AquaLogic Service Bus
2 13 (13.40%) Oracle Service Bus
2 13 (13.40%) WebLogic Portal
2 13 (13.40%) WebLogic Integration
2 13 (13.40%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.03%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.03%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.03%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.43%) Firewall
1 14 (14.43%) SAN
1 14 (14.43%) NAS
2 8 (8.25%) LDAP
2 8 (8.25%) Kerberos
3 2 (2.06%) VPN
4 1 (1.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (30.93%) Oracle Database
2 19 (19.59%) Relational Database
3 14 (14.43%) Oracle Exadata
4 13 (13.40%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.06%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.06%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.06%) MySQL
5 2 (2.06%) DB2
6 1 (1.03%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Subversion
2 1 (1.03%) Maven
General
1 60 (61.86%) Finance
2 13 (13.40%) Retail
2 13 (13.40%) Telecoms
3 10 (10.31%) Banking
3 10 (10.31%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (57.73%) Developer
2 53 (54.64%) C++ Developer
3 27 (27.84%) Architect
4 17 (17.53%) Trainer
5 14 (14.43%) Infrastructure Architect
6 13 (13.40%) Oracle Architect
6 13 (13.40%) WebLogic Architect
7 8 (8.25%) UNIX Engineer
8 5 (5.15%) C Developer
8 5 (5.15%) Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (3.09%) Team Leader
9 3 (3.09%) Infrastructure Team Leader
10 2 (2.06%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 2 (2.06%) Java Developer
11 1 (1.03%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 1 (1.03%) Desktop Engineer
11 1 (1.03%) Desktop Support
11 1 (1.03%) Systems Administrator
11 1 (1.03%) Support Engineer
11 1 (1.03%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (36.08%) STL
1 35 (36.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 29 (29.90%) Oracle Fusion
3 27 (27.84%) Middleware
4 2 (2.06%) Spring Integration
4 2 (2.06%) Spring
4 2 (2.06%) J2EE
4 2 (2.06%) Web Services
5 1 (1.03%) XML
5 1 (1.03%) HTML
5 1 (1.03%) LAMP
5 1 (1.03%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (29.90%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (16.49%) Computer Science
3 15 (15.46%) Tandem
3 15 (15.46%) Hedge funds
4 14 (14.43%) Enterprise Storage
5 11 (11.34%) Management Information System
6 10 (10.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (7.22%) Derivative
8 1 (1.03%) Open Source
8 1 (1.03%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 65 (67.01%) Linux
2 35 (36.08%) Solaris
3 14 (14.43%) Oracle Linux
4 8 (8.25%) AIX
5 7 (7.22%) Windows
6 2 (2.06%) CentOS
7 1 (1.03%) VMS
7 1 (1.03%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (30.93%) SOA
2 22 (22.68%) Multithreading
3 15 (15.46%) Low Latency
4 14 (14.43%) Data Architecture
5 12 (12.37%) Migration
6 11 (11.34%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (11.34%) Risk Management
7 9 (9.28%) Configuration Management
8 7 (7.22%) Electronic Trading
9 6 (6.19%) PRINCE2
10 4 (4.12%) ITIL
11 3 (3.09%) OOD
11 3 (3.09%) Project Management
11 3 (3.09%) PRINCE
11 3 (3.09%) TOGAF
11 3 (3.09%) Release Management
11 3 (3.09%) Software Architecture
11 3 (3.09%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (3.09%) Infrastructure Management
12 2 (2.06%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (55.67%) C++
2 29 (29.90%) C
3 27 (27.84%) Perl
3 27 (27.84%) Python
4 25 (25.77%) JavaScript
5 13 (13.40%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 9 (9.28%) Bash Shell
7 8 (8.25%) Korn
8 3 (3.09%) Java
9 1 (1.03%) PHP
9 1 (1.03%) SQL
9 1 (1.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (3.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 22 (22.68%) Active Directory
2 14 (14.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.15%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.03%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 3 (3.09%) BladeLogic
2 2 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.06%) Puppet
2 2 (2.06%) Nagios
3 1 (1.03%) Cacti
3 1 (1.03%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 30 (30.93%) Oracle
2 16 (16.49%) VMware
3 13 (13.40%) Fujitsu
3 13 (13.40%) BEA
4 2 (2.06%) Sybase
5 1 (1.03%) Sophos
5 1 (1.03%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.03%) Leostream
5 1 (1.03%) Terracotta
5 1 (1.03%) RightScale
5 1 (1.03%) Percona