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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 27 22 29
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 704 848 733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 6.65% 7.37% 6.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.10% 27.59% 26.23%
Number of salaries quoted 569 743 675
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 £38,500 £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
2805 3074 2795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.49% 26.73% 24.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2434 2675 2525
Average salary £50,000 £49,250 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.52% +0.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £30,550
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 31 March 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 31 March 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.

1 827 (55.62%) Linux
2 676 (45.46%) Finance
3 579 (38.94%) SQL
4 536 (36.05%) Java
5 501 (33.69%) Oracle
6 363 (24.41%) Windows
7 357 (24.01%) Banking
8 266 (17.89%) Perl
9 237 (15.94%) C++
10 230 (15.47%) Solaris
11 220 (14.79%) Python
12 217 (14.59%) Degree
13 205 (13.79%) Shell Script
14 169 (11.37%) Oracle Database
15 168 (11.30%) Agile Software Development
16 159 (10.69%) Investment Banking
17 157 (10.56%) ITIL
18 152 (10.22%) Computer Science
19 140 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
20 135 (9.08%) Multithreading
21 129 (8.68%) SQL Server
22 127 (8.54%) Front Office
23 121 (8.14%) OO
24 118 (7.94%) Red Hat
24 118 (7.94%) Bash Shell
25 113 (7.60%) VMware
26 110 (7.40%) JavaScript
26 110 (7.40%) Spring
27 107 (7.20%) Oracle Database 11g
28 105 (7.06%) MySQL

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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
1 102 (6.86%) Tomcat
2 100 (6.72%) Apache
3 64 (4.30%) WebLogic
3 64 (4.30%) WebSphere
4 61 (4.10%) Oracle Service Bus
5 60 (4.03%) JBoss
6 43 (2.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 35 (2.35%) GlassFish
8 22 (1.48%) CICS
9 21 (1.41%) TIBCO EMS
10 16 (1.08%) Oracle Coherence
11 15 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
12 14 (0.94%) nginx
13 11 (0.74%) MQSeries
14 10 (0.67%) CMS
14 10 (0.67%) Jetty
15 9 (0.61%) Confluence
15 9 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
16 8 (0.54%) SharePoint
16 8 (0.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 63 (4.24%) MS Excel
2 26 (1.75%) MS Office
3 10 (0.67%) MS Visio
3 10 (0.67%) MS Project
4 3 (0.20%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.20%) InDesign
5 2 (0.13%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 43 (2.89%) Oracle BPM
2 12 (0.81%) TIBCO iProcess
2 12 (0.81%) BusinessWorks
3 11 (0.74%) RMDS
4 9 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
4 9 (0.61%) ION MarketView
5 5 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.13%) CSG Singleview
7 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.067%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.067%) SimCorp Dimension
8 1 (0.067%) 3000 Xtra
8 1 (0.067%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.067%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.067%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.067%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 25 (1.68%) SaaS
2 23 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (1.01%) PaaS
4 14 (0.94%) IaaS
5 9 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (0.34%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.34%) Heroku
7 5 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.27%) Google App Engine
9 3 (0.20%) Joyent
9 3 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.13%) Route 53
10 2 (0.13%) GitHub
11 1 (0.067%) IBM SmartCloud
11 1 (0.067%) ElastiCache
11 1 (0.067%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 97 (6.52%) Firewall
2 95 (6.39%) TCP/IP
3 86 (5.78%) Internet
4 76 (5.11%) HTTP
5 73 (4.91%) DNS
6 61 (4.10%) SAN
7 53 (3.56%) LDAP
8 50 (3.36%) VPN
9 34 (2.29%) LAN
10 31 (2.08%) WAN
11 28 (1.88%) Network Security
12 27 (1.82%) BGP
13 24 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
13 24 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
14 22 (1.48%) OSPF
14 22 (1.48%) SSL
15 17 (1.14%) NAS
15 17 (1.14%) Wireshark
16 16 (1.08%) SNMP
17 14 (0.94%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (11.37%) Oracle Database
2 129 (8.68%) SQL Server
3 107 (7.20%) Oracle Database 11g
4 105 (7.06%) MySQL
5 94 (6.32%) Relational Database
6 55 (3.70%) DB2
7 52 (3.50%) RDBMS
8 48 (3.23%) Oracle ODI
9 43 (2.89%) NoSQL
10 35 (2.35%) Big Data
11 31 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
12 28 (1.88%) MongoDB
13 25 (1.68%) Oracle Database 10g
14 24 (1.61%) Hadoop
15 19 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
16 18 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
17 16 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
18 15 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
19 12 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
19 12 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 67 (4.51%) Git (software)
2 60 (4.03%) Jenkins
3 59 (3.97%) Maven
4 58 (3.90%) Subversion
5 46 (3.09%) Hudson
6 38 (2.56%) Eclipse
7 35 (2.35%) JIRA
8 31 (2.08%) Selenium
8 31 (2.08%) Ant
8 31 (2.08%) Cucumber
9 27 (1.82%) WebDriver
10 26 (1.75%) Mercurial
11 22 (1.48%) JUnit
12 19 (1.28%) TeamCity
13 13 (0.87%) JMeter
13 13 (0.87%) Calabash
14 10 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
15 9 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
16 8 (0.54%) Appium
17 7 (0.47%) SpecFlow
General
1 676 (45.46%) Finance
2 357 (24.01%) Banking
3 159 (10.69%) Investment Banking
4 127 (8.54%) Front Office
5 61 (4.10%) Retail
6 46 (3.09%) Telecoms
7 33 (2.22%) Games
8 31 (2.08%) Back Office
9 25 (1.68%) Advertising
10 22 (1.48%) Financial Institution
10 22 (1.48%) Law
11 17 (1.14%) Marketing
12 15 (1.01%) Billing
13 13 (0.87%) Legal
14 11 (0.74%) Publishing
15 6 (0.40%) iGaming
16 3 (0.20%) Manufacturing
17 2 (0.13%) Military
17 2 (0.13%) Russian Language
17 2 (0.13%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 396 (26.63%) Developer
2 245 (16.48%) Analyst
3 139 (9.35%) Applications Support
4 135 (9.08%) Support Analyst
5 128 (8.61%) Java Developer
6 113 (7.60%) C++ Developer
7 105 (7.06%) Administrator
8 73 (4.91%) Architect
9 68 (4.57%) Systems Administrator
10 64 (4.30%) Consultant
11 57 (3.83%) Applications Support Analyst
12 50 (3.36%) DBA
13 47 (3.16%) Senior Developer
14 37 (2.49%) Software Developer
14 37 (2.49%) Oracle DBA
14 37 (2.49%) UNIX Administrator
15 34 (2.29%) Support Engineer
15 34 (2.29%) Linux Administrator
16 32 (2.15%) Junior
17 30 (2.02%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (7.40%) Spring
2 105 (7.06%) Web Services
3 103 (6.93%) XML
4 94 (6.32%) Middleware
5 93 (6.25%) FIX Protocol
6 84 (5.65%) HTML
7 55 (3.70%) CSS
7 55 (3.70%) Hibernate
8 51 (3.43%) J2EE
9 48 (3.23%) Oracle Fusion
10 47 (3.16%) JMS
11 36 (2.42%) SOAP
12 35 (2.35%) STL
12 35 (2.35%) .NET
13 34 (2.29%) JMX
14 29 (1.95%) LAMP
14 29 (1.95%) RESTful
15 26 (1.75%) JSON
16 25 (1.68%) ActiveMQ
17 24 (1.61%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 152 (10.22%) Computer Science
2 140 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
3 76 (5.11%) Equities
4 70 (4.71%) Fixed Income
5 66 (4.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 61 (4.10%) Management Information System
7 56 (3.77%) Derivative
8 51 (3.43%) Data Structures
9 46 (3.09%) Algorithms
10 45 (3.03%) Hedge funds
11 44 (2.96%) Open Source
12 43 (2.89%) PKI
13 39 (2.62%) Mathematics
14 36 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
15 30 (2.02%) Grid Computing
15 30 (2.02%) Clustering
16 28 (1.88%) CMDB
17 19 (1.28%) Mainframe
18 17 (1.14%) Data Integration
18 17 (1.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 827 (55.62%) Linux
2 363 (24.41%) Windows
3 230 (15.47%) Solaris
4 82 (5.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 61 (4.10%) AIX
6 26 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (1.48%) Ubuntu
8 19 (1.28%) Windows XP
9 17 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (1.14%) Android
10 16 (1.08%) Debian
10 16 (1.08%) HPUX
11 13 (0.87%) zOS
12 12 (0.81%) Windows 7
12 12 (0.81%) Apple iOS
13 9 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
14 8 (0.54%) CentOS
14 8 (0.54%) Mac OS X
15 7 (0.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 6 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (11.30%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (10.56%) ITIL
3 135 (9.08%) Multithreading
4 121 (8.14%) OO
5 83 (5.58%) DevOps
6 82 (5.51%) Low Latency
7 76 (5.11%) Continuous Integration
8 75 (5.04%) Release Management
9 73 (4.91%) Performance Tuning
10 69 (4.64%) Scrum
11 66 (4.44%) Project Management
12 60 (4.03%) SOA
13 57 (3.83%) Configuration Management
13 57 (3.83%) Information Security
14 56 (3.77%) TDD
14 56 (3.77%) ETL
15 52 (3.50%) Service Management
16 49 (3.30%) BDD
17 48 (3.23%) E-Commerce
18 46 (3.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 579 (38.94%) SQL
2 536 (36.05%) Java
3 266 (17.89%) Perl
4 237 (15.94%) C++
5 220 (14.79%) Python
6 205 (13.79%) Shell Script
7 118 (7.94%) Bash Shell
8 110 (7.40%) JavaScript
9 95 (6.39%) PL/SQL
10 94 (6.32%) C#
11 74 (4.98%) Ruby
12 61 (4.10%) C
13 59 (3.97%) PHP
14 41 (2.76%) Korn
15 27 (1.82%) Objective-C
16 22 (1.48%) COBOL
16 22 (1.48%) VBA
17 19 (1.28%) Groovy
18 16 (1.08%) T-SQL
19 15 (1.01%) VB
Qualifications
1 217 (14.59%) Degree
2 44 (2.96%) CISSP
2 44 (2.96%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (1.75%) Security Cleared
4 23 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
5 22 (1.48%) CCNA
5 22 (1.48%) CISM
6 18 (1.21%) CISA
7 16 (1.08%) CCNP
8 12 (0.81%) MCITP
9 10 (0.67%) SC Cleared
10 9 (0.61%) DV Cleared
10 9 (0.61%) MCSE
11 8 (0.54%) CCSP
12 7 (0.47%) MCSA
12 7 (0.47%) RHCE
12 7 (0.47%) GCIH
13 6 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (0.40%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (5.78%) QA
2 35 (2.35%) SLA
3 15 (1.01%) ISO 9001
4 14 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (0.74%) COBIT
7 6 (0.40%) Solvency II
8 5 (0.34%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.20%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.20%) JSP 440
9 3 (0.20%) Basel II
9 3 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 68 (4.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (3.43%) Active Directory
3 47 (3.16%) Oracle RAC
4 31 (2.08%) Squid
5 22 (1.48%) vSphere
6 19 (1.28%) NFS
7 18 (1.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 14 (0.94%) iptables
9 13 (0.87%) Hyper-V
10 12 (0.81%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 9 (0.61%) Varnish
11 9 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (0.54%) XenDesktop
13 7 (0.47%) Snort
13 7 (0.47%) Sendmail
14 5 (0.34%) Samba
15 4 (0.27%) VMware ESX
15 4 (0.27%) Xen
15 4 (0.27%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 63 (4.24%) Puppet
2 39 (2.62%) Nagios
2 39 (2.62%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (2.49%) Data Guard
4 25 (1.68%) NetBackup
5 18 (1.21%) Oracle RMAN
5 18 (1.21%) ITRS Geneos
6 16 (1.08%) Tivoli
7 13 (0.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 11 (0.74%) BMC PATROL
9 10 (0.67%) SCCM
10 9 (0.61%) Control-M
10 9 (0.61%) Ansible
11 8 (0.54%) OpenView
11 8 (0.54%) Oracle Identity Management
11 8 (0.54%) Red Hat Satellite
12 6 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (0.40%) Backup Exec
12 6 (0.40%) Graphite
13 5 (0.34%) Salt
Vendors
1 501 (33.69%) Oracle
2 118 (7.94%) Red Hat
3 113 (7.60%) VMware
4 100 (6.72%) Microsoft
5 85 (5.72%) Cisco
6 83 (5.58%) HP
7 73 (4.91%) Sybase
8 61 (4.10%) Veritas
9 59 (3.97%) Sun
10 57 (3.83%) IBM
11 43 (2.89%) Citrix
12 38 (2.56%) F5
13 29 (1.95%) TIBCO
14 25 (1.68%) Splunk
15 24 (1.61%) EMC
16 23 (1.55%) NetApp
17 22 (1.48%) CheckPoint
17 22 (1.48%) Hitachi
18 21 (1.41%) Juniper
19 20 (1.34%) Avaloq
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: £37000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benifits + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Great package and bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + great package and bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Great Package and Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £85 - £110 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday