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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 19 14 4
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Permanent jobs citing Unix 8 15 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 6.45% 14.42% 21.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.39% 29.41% 62.63%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 51
Average salary £52,500 £67,500 £90,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
46 51 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 37.10% 49.04% 33.56%
Number of salaries quoted 45 44 81
Average salary £46,000 £65,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.23% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £105,000 £91,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 20 (60.61%) SQL
2 19 (57.58%) Linux
2 19 (57.58%) Finance
3 15 (45.45%) KDB
4 13 (39.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (39.39%) Perl
5 12 (36.36%) Oracle
5 12 (36.36%) Java
6 11 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 9 (27.27%) C#
7 9 (27.27%) .NET
7 9 (27.27%) Sybase
7 9 (27.27%) DB2
7 9 (27.27%) Visual Studio
7 9 (27.27%) Shell Script
7 9 (27.27%) Front Office
7 9 (27.27%) Validation
7 9 (27.27%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 9 (27.27%) WCF
7 9 (27.27%) WPF
7 9 (27.27%) Subversion
7 9 (27.27%) Derivative
8 8 (24.24%) FIX Protocol
8 8 (24.24%) Equities
9 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (18.18%) Spring
9 6 (18.18%) Fixed Income
9 6 (18.18%) JUnit
9 6 (18.18%) C++

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 11 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) DHCP
1 2 (6.06%) DNS
1 2 (6.06%) Firewall
1 2 (6.06%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (45.45%) KDB
2 9 (27.27%) DB2
3 6 (18.18%) Relational Database
4 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Subversion
1 9 (27.27%) Visual Studio
1 9 (27.27%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 6 (18.18%) JUnit
3 2 (6.06%) GDB
General
1 19 (57.58%) Finance
2 9 (27.27%) Front Office
3 3 (9.09%) Banking
4 2 (6.06%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Developer
2 9 (27.27%) Software Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Junior
4 5 (15.15%) Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Applications Support
4 5 (15.15%) Applications Support Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Support Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Electronic Trading Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Integration Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Junior Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Junior Java Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco Support
6 2 (6.06%) Citrix Support
6 2 (6.06%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Linux Support
6 2 (6.06%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Unix Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) .NET
1 9 (27.27%) WCF
1 9 (27.27%) WPF
2 8 (24.24%) FIX Protocol
3 6 (18.18%) J2SE
3 6 (18.18%) JMS
3 6 (18.18%) Spring
4 3 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Derivative
2 8 (24.24%) Equities
3 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (18.18%) Fixed Income
4 3 (9.09%) Algorithms
4 3 (9.09%) Equity Derivative
4 3 (9.09%) Reference Data
5 2 (6.06%) Clustering
5 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
5 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
5 2 (6.06%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 19 (57.58%) Linux
2 13 (39.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (15.15%) Solaris
4 3 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Validation
2 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.18%) Problem Management
2 6 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (12.12%) ITIL
4 3 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 3 (9.09%) Change Control
4 3 (9.09%) Electronic Trading
4 3 (9.09%) ETL
4 3 (9.09%) Market Making
4 3 (9.09%) Multithreading
4 3 (9.09%) OO
4 3 (9.09%) OOD
4 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (9.09%) Project Management
4 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 3 (9.09%) SOA
4 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 3 (9.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 20 (60.61%) SQL
2 13 (39.39%) Perl
3 12 (36.36%) Java
4 9 (27.27%) C#
4 9 (27.27%) Shell Script
5 6 (18.18%) C++
6 5 (15.15%) C
7 3 (9.09%) APL
7 3 (9.09%) Assembly Language
7 3 (9.09%) Scala
8 2 (6.06%) Korn
8 2 (6.06%) Python
8 2 (6.06%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Firmware
1 2 (6.06%) NFS
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Oracle
2 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (27.27%) Sybase
4 4 (12.12%) Red Hat
5 3 (9.09%) Informatica
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco
6 2 (6.06%) Citrix
6 2 (6.06%) IBM
6 2 (6.06%) Symantec
6 2 (6.06%) VMware