The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 25 25 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 728 884 833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 6.99% 7.07% 6.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.85% 26.90% 27.79%
Number of salaries quoted 588 797 759
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
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 City of London region.

Operating Systems Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2711 3286 2997
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.02% 26.27% 24.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2348 2903 2678
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,000 £31,915
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,895 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.64% -1.61%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

UNIX
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

UNIX Salary Trend in the City of London

UNIX
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

UNIX Salary Histogram in the City of London

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

1 857 (58.66%) Linux
2 631 (43.19%) Finance
3 556 (38.06%) SQL
4 530 (36.28%) Java
5 470 (32.17%) Oracle
6 354 (24.23%) Windows
7 314 (21.49%) Banking
8 282 (19.30%) Perl
9 251 (17.18%) Python
10 245 (16.77%) C++
11 211 (14.44%) Degree
12 200 (13.69%) Solaris
13 198 (13.55%) Agile Software Development
14 190 (13.00%) Oracle Database
15 185 (12.66%) Shell Script
16 168 (11.50%) Computer Science
17 158 (10.81%) Multithreading
18 137 (9.38%) ITIL
19 133 (9.10%) Analytical Skills
20 130 (8.90%) Oracle Database 11g
21 128 (8.76%) Bash Shell
21 128 (8.76%) JavaScript
22 127 (8.69%) Investment Banking
23 122 (8.35%) SQL Server
23 122 (8.35%) OO
24 119 (8.15%) Web Services
24 119 (8.15%) Red Hat
25 110 (7.53%) Front Office
25 110 (7.53%) Middleware
25 110 (7.53%) MySQL

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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
1 107 (7.32%) Apache
2 100 (6.84%) Tomcat
3 68 (4.65%) Oracle Service Bus
4 65 (4.45%) JBoss
4 65 (4.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 58 (3.97%) WebSphere
6 52 (3.56%) WebLogic
7 31 (2.12%) GlassFish
8 15 (1.03%) Oracle Coherence
8 15 (1.03%) nginx
9 14 (0.96%) SharePoint
10 13 (0.89%) Confluence
11 12 (0.82%) IIS
11 12 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
11 12 (0.82%) MS Exchange
11 12 (0.82%) CICS
12 10 (0.68%) MQSeries
13 9 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
13 9 (0.62%) CMS
13 9 (0.62%) Drupal
Applications
1 54 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 25 (1.71%) MS Office
3 7 (0.48%) MS Project
4 5 (0.34%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.21%) InDesign
5 3 (0.21%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.21%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.14%) CPLEX
7 1 (0.068%) Maya
Business Applications
1 58 (3.97%) Oracle BPM
2 13 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (0.89%) Oracle Applications
2 13 (0.89%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (0.75%) RMDS
4 8 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
4 8 (0.55%) ION MarketView
5 6 (0.41%) TIBCO iProcess
5 6 (0.41%) BusinessWorks
6 5 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
6 5 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.21%) MetaTrader
7 3 (0.21%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.068%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 1 (0.068%) IntelliMatch
8 1 (0.068%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.068%) CSG Singleview
8 1 (0.068%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.068%) SimCorp Dimension
8 1 (0.068%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 50 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (1.64%) SaaS
3 17 (1.16%) PaaS
4 14 (0.96%) IaaS
5 9 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.41%) Amazon S3
7 6 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.27%) Google App Engine
8 4 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (0.27%) Heroku
9 3 (0.21%) Joyent
9 3 (0.21%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.14%) Datadog
10 2 (0.14%) Route 53
11 1 (0.068%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 107 (7.32%) Firewall
2 88 (6.02%) TCP/IP
3 86 (5.89%) Internet
4 85 (5.82%) HTTP
5 78 (5.34%) DNS
6 61 (4.18%) LDAP
7 50 (3.42%) VPN
8 48 (3.29%) SAN
9 33 (2.26%) LAN
10 30 (2.05%) BGP
10 30 (2.05%) WAN
11 29 (1.98%) Network Security
12 27 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
13 24 (1.64%) OSPF
14 23 (1.57%) SSL
15 21 (1.44%) Cisco ASA
16 18 (1.23%) Broadband
16 18 (1.23%) SNMP
17 17 (1.16%) FTP
17 17 (1.16%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (13.00%) Oracle Database
2 130 (8.90%) Oracle Database 11g
3 122 (8.35%) SQL Server
4 110 (7.53%) MySQL
5 82 (5.61%) Relational Database
6 62 (4.24%) Oracle ODI
7 48 (3.29%) RDBMS
8 41 (2.81%) NoSQL
9 38 (2.60%) DB2
10 31 (2.12%) Big Data
11 30 (2.05%) MongoDB
12 27 (1.85%) Hadoop
13 25 (1.71%) Oracle Database 10g
13 25 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
14 22 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
15 20 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
15 20 (1.37%) Oracle Database 12c
16 17 (1.16%) Oracle Exadata
16 17 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
17 16 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 72 (4.93%) Git (software)
2 68 (4.65%) Jenkins
3 58 (3.97%) Subversion
4 57 (3.90%) Maven
5 39 (2.67%) Hudson
6 37 (2.53%) Ant
7 35 (2.40%) JIRA
7 35 (2.40%) Cucumber
8 31 (2.12%) Eclipse
8 31 (2.12%) Selenium
9 28 (1.92%) WebDriver
10 27 (1.85%) Mercurial
11 24 (1.64%) JUnit
12 18 (1.23%) TeamCity
13 13 (0.89%) Calabash
13 13 (0.89%) JMeter
14 8 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 8 (0.55%) Appium
15 7 (0.48%) Emacs
15 7 (0.48%) SpecFlow
General
1 631 (43.19%) Finance
2 314 (21.49%) Banking
3 127 (8.69%) Investment Banking
4 110 (7.53%) Front Office
5 68 (4.65%) Retail
6 50 (3.42%) Telecoms
7 33 (2.26%) Back Office
7 33 (2.26%) Games
8 23 (1.57%) Advertising
9 22 (1.51%) Marketing
10 20 (1.37%) Law
11 18 (1.23%) Financial Institution
11 18 (1.23%) Legal
12 14 (0.96%) Billing
13 9 (0.62%) Publishing
14 6 (0.41%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.34%) iGaming
16 4 (0.27%) International Banking
16 4 (0.27%) Electronics
17 3 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 404 (27.65%) Developer
2 211 (14.44%) Analyst
3 130 (8.90%) Applications Support
4 127 (8.69%) Java Developer
5 118 (8.08%) C++ Developer
6 114 (7.80%) Support Analyst
7 103 (7.05%) Administrator
8 81 (5.54%) Consultant
9 69 (4.72%) Architect
10 68 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
11 61 (4.18%) DBA
12 55 (3.76%) Applications Support Analyst
13 48 (3.29%) Senior Developer
14 45 (3.08%) Oracle DBA
15 41 (2.81%) Software Developer
15 41 (2.81%) Oracle Consultant
16 40 (2.74%) DevOps Engineer
17 34 (2.33%) Support Engineer
18 32 (2.19%) Oracle SOA Consultant
18 32 (2.19%) SOA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (8.15%) Web Services
2 110 (7.53%) Middleware
3 98 (6.71%) HTML
3 98 (6.71%) XML
4 95 (6.50%) Spring
5 88 (6.02%) FIX Protocol
6 64 (4.38%) Oracle Fusion
7 60 (4.11%) CSS
8 56 (3.83%) Hibernate
9 52 (3.56%) JMS
10 47 (3.22%) J2EE
11 41 (2.81%) STL
12 34 (2.33%) JMX
13 32 (2.19%) .NET
14 29 (1.98%) RESTful
15 27 (1.85%) HTML5
16 25 (1.71%) LAMP
16 25 (1.71%) SOAP
17 24 (1.64%) ActiveMQ
17 24 (1.64%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 168 (11.50%) Computer Science
2 133 (9.10%) Analytical Skills
3 79 (5.41%) Equities
4 65 (4.45%) Management Information System
5 64 (4.38%) Data Structures
6 63 (4.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 56 (3.83%) Open Source
8 55 (3.76%) Algorithms
9 51 (3.49%) Derivative
9 51 (3.49%) Hedge funds
10 47 (3.22%) Fixed Income
11 43 (2.94%) PKI
12 36 (2.46%) Mathematics
13 33 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
14 31 (2.12%) Clustering
15 29 (1.98%) Grid Computing
16 27 (1.85%) CMDB
17 18 (1.23%) Mainframe
17 18 (1.23%) User Experience
18 16 (1.10%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 857 (58.66%) Linux
2 354 (24.23%) Windows
3 200 (13.69%) Solaris
4 79 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 52 (3.56%) AIX
6 22 (1.51%) Windows XP
7 20 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (1.37%) Ubuntu
8 17 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (1.16%) Debian
9 15 (1.03%) CentOS
10 13 (0.89%) zOS
10 13 (0.89%) Android
11 12 (0.82%) Windows 7
11 12 (0.82%) HPUX
11 12 (0.82%) Oracle Linux
12 9 (0.62%) Apple iOS
13 7 (0.48%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.41%) SUSE
15 5 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (13.55%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (10.81%) Multithreading
3 137 (9.38%) ITIL
4 122 (8.35%) OO
5 103 (7.05%) DevOps
6 94 (6.43%) Low Latency
7 81 (5.54%) SOA
8 77 (5.27%) Continuous Integration
9 75 (5.13%) Release Management
9 75 (5.13%) Scrum
10 71 (4.86%) TDD
11 69 (4.72%) Performance Tuning
12 61 (4.18%) Project Management
13 60 (4.11%) Configuration Management
13 60 (4.11%) BDD
14 59 (4.04%) E-Commerce
15 53 (3.63%) Information Security
16 51 (3.49%) Software Engineering
17 46 (3.15%) ETL
18 43 (2.94%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 556 (38.06%) SQL
2 530 (36.28%) Java
3 282 (19.30%) Perl
4 251 (17.18%) Python
5 245 (16.77%) C++
6 185 (12.66%) Shell Script
7 128 (8.76%) Bash Shell
7 128 (8.76%) JavaScript
8 102 (6.98%) PL/SQL
9 80 (5.48%) Ruby
10 78 (5.34%) C#
11 58 (3.97%) PHP
12 57 (3.90%) C
13 44 (3.01%) Korn
14 23 (1.57%) Objective-C
15 22 (1.51%) VBA
16 20 (1.37%) T-SQL
17 19 (1.30%) Groovy
18 17 (1.16%) Scala
19 14 (0.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 211 (14.44%) Degree
2 40 (2.74%) CISSP
3 39 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (1.78%) Security Cleared
5 22 (1.51%) CISM
5 22 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (1.44%) CCNA
7 18 (1.23%) CISA
8 17 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
9 16 (1.10%) CCNP
10 8 (0.55%) SC Cleared
10 8 (0.55%) MCITP
10 8 (0.55%) PhD
11 7 (0.48%) RHCE
11 7 (0.48%) MCSA
12 6 (0.41%) DV Cleared
12 6 (0.41%) GCIH
12 6 (0.41%) MCP
13 5 (0.34%) CRISC
13 5 (0.34%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (6.02%) QA
2 31 (2.12%) SLA
3 15 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (0.82%) COBIT
6 11 (0.75%) ISO 9001
7 9 (0.62%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.41%) Solvency II
9 3 (0.21%) Basel II
9 3 (0.21%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.068%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.068%) JSP 440
System Software
1 58 (3.97%) Active Directory
2 54 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (3.63%) Oracle RAC
4 29 (1.98%) Squid
5 23 (1.57%) NFS
6 15 (1.03%) iptables
6 15 (1.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 13 (0.89%) vSphere
7 13 (0.89%) Hyper-V
8 9 (0.62%) Varnish
8 9 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (0.62%) VMware ESX
9 8 (0.55%) XenDesktop
9 8 (0.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 8 (0.55%) Sendmail
10 6 (0.41%) Snort
11 5 (0.34%) Docker
11 5 (0.34%) Samba
11 5 (0.34%) Xen
12 4 (0.27%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 76 (5.20%) Puppet
2 46 (3.15%) Nagios
2 46 (3.15%) Opscode Chef
3 45 (3.08%) Data Guard
4 23 (1.57%) Tivoli
4 23 (1.57%) NetBackup
5 17 (1.16%) ITRS Geneos
5 17 (1.16%) Oracle RMAN
6 12 (0.82%) Ansible
7 10 (0.68%) SCCM
8 8 (0.55%) Red Hat Satellite
9 7 (0.48%) BMC PATROL
9 7 (0.48%) OpenView
9 7 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (0.48%) ZABBIX
10 6 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 6 (0.41%) Graphite
10 6 (0.41%) HAProxy
10 6 (0.41%) SmokePing
10 6 (0.41%) Salt
Vendors
1 470 (32.17%) Oracle
2 119 (8.15%) Red Hat
3 96 (6.57%) VMware
4 90 (6.16%) Cisco
5 82 (5.61%) Microsoft
6 77 (5.27%) HP
7 66 (4.52%) Sybase
8 53 (3.63%) Veritas
9 52 (3.56%) Sun
10 51 (3.49%) Citrix
11 48 (3.29%) IBM
12 41 (2.81%) F5
13 26 (1.78%) Juniper
14 25 (1.71%) Splunk
15 24 (1.64%) CheckPoint
16 23 (1.57%) NetApp
17 21 (1.44%) TIBCO
18 20 (1.37%) Avaloq
19 19 (1.30%) Google
20 18 (1.23%) Informatica
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £51886.00 - £61745.00 per annum + GBP 4000 Retention Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Life Insurance and Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent bonus scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Very competitve salary and benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Tiro Partners
Salary: From £55,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 3 days ago