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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 25 23 24
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 682 930 886
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 6.79% 7.36% 7.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.42% 27.53% 29.20%
Number of salaries quoted 563 836 806
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +1.25%
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
2487 3378 3034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.78% 26.74% 25.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2170 3000 2700
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 22 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 22 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.

1 865 (60.96%) Linux
2 624 (43.97%) Finance
3 523 (36.86%) Java
4 521 (36.72%) SQL
5 458 (32.28%) Oracle
6 339 (23.89%) Windows
7 308 (21.71%) Banking
8 277 (19.52%) Perl
9 262 (18.46%) Python
10 234 (16.49%) C++
11 219 (15.43%) Degree
12 203 (14.31%) Oracle Database
13 199 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
14 181 (12.76%) Computer Science
14 181 (12.76%) Solaris
15 178 (12.54%) Shell Script
16 159 (11.21%) Multithreading
17 139 (9.80%) Oracle Database 11g
18 137 (9.65%) ITIL
19 135 (9.51%) JavaScript
20 133 (9.37%) Analytical Skills
21 128 (9.02%) Web Services
21 128 (9.02%) Investment Banking
22 125 (8.81%) SQL Server
22 125 (8.81%) Middleware
23 123 (8.67%) Bash Shell
24 116 (8.17%) OO
25 112 (7.89%) Red Hat
26 109 (7.68%) HTML
27 108 (7.61%) DevOps

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 99 (6.98%) Apache
2 95 (6.69%) Tomcat
3 74 (5.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 66 (4.65%) Oracle Service Bus
5 57 (4.02%) WebSphere
5 57 (4.02%) WebLogic
6 55 (3.88%) JBoss
7 29 (2.04%) GlassFish
8 16 (1.13%) Confluence
9 15 (1.06%) SharePoint
10 14 (0.99%) Oracle Coherence
11 13 (0.92%) MS Exchange
11 13 (0.92%) MQSeries
12 12 (0.85%) IIS
12 12 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
12 12 (0.85%) nginx
13 11 (0.78%) Oracle Application Server
14 10 (0.70%) CICS
15 9 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
15 9 (0.63%) Drupal
Applications
1 56 (3.95%) MS Excel
2 28 (1.97%) MS Office
3 11 (0.78%) MS Project
4 7 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.35%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.21%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.21%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.21%) InDesign
7 2 (0.14%) CPLEX
8 1 (0.070%) Maya
Business Applications
1 63 (4.44%) Oracle BPM
2 23 (1.62%) Oracle EBS R12
2 23 (1.62%) Oracle EBS
2 23 (1.62%) Oracle Applications
3 11 (0.78%) RMDS
3 11 (0.78%) Oracle ERP
4 9 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
5 8 (0.56%) ION MarketView
6 6 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.42%) MetaTrader
7 3 (0.21%) TIBCO iProcess
7 3 (0.21%) Temenos T24
7 3 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.14%) Unica
9 1 (0.070%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 1 (0.070%) IntelliMatch
9 1 (0.070%) Advent Geneva
9 1 (0.070%) thinkFolio
9 1 (0.070%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.070%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 54 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (1.83%) SaaS
3 17 (1.20%) PaaS
4 16 (1.13%) IaaS
5 10 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.42%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.28%) Google App Engine
9 4 (0.28%) Heroku
9 4 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (0.21%) Joyent
10 3 (0.21%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (0.14%) Route 53
11 2 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.14%) Datadog
12 1 (0.070%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 93 (6.55%) Firewall
2 89 (6.27%) HTTP
2 89 (6.27%) TCP/IP
3 81 (5.71%) Internet
4 78 (5.50%) DNS
5 57 (4.02%) LDAP
6 47 (3.31%) SAN
7 45 (3.17%) VPN
8 29 (2.04%) LAN
8 29 (2.04%) BGP
9 27 (1.90%) WAN
10 26 (1.83%) Intrusion Detection
11 24 (1.69%) SSL
11 24 (1.69%) Network Security
12 23 (1.62%) OSPF
12 23 (1.62%) Broadband
13 19 (1.34%) Cisco IOS
13 19 (1.34%) FTP
14 18 (1.27%) SNMP
15 15 (1.06%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 203 (14.31%) Oracle Database
2 139 (9.80%) Oracle Database 11g
3 125 (8.81%) SQL Server
4 106 (7.47%) MySQL
5 92 (6.48%) Relational Database
6 66 (4.65%) Oracle ODI
7 57 (4.02%) RDBMS
8 40 (2.82%) DB2
9 39 (2.75%) NoSQL
10 32 (2.26%) MongoDB
11 30 (2.11%) Big Data
12 29 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
13 27 (1.90%) Hadoop
13 27 (1.90%) Oracle Exadata
14 25 (1.76%) Oracle BI EE
14 25 (1.76%) Oracle Reports
15 23 (1.62%) Oracle Database 10g
16 22 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
17 21 (1.48%) Oracle Database 12c
18 17 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 73 (5.14%) Git (software)
2 65 (4.58%) Jenkins
3 58 (4.09%) Maven
4 55 (3.88%) Subversion
5 34 (2.40%) Hudson
6 33 (2.33%) JIRA
6 33 (2.33%) Cucumber
7 32 (2.26%) Ant
8 28 (1.97%) Mercurial
9 27 (1.90%) Eclipse
10 26 (1.83%) Selenium
11 23 (1.62%) WebDriver
12 22 (1.55%) JUnit
13 17 (1.20%) TeamCity
14 12 (0.85%) Calabash
15 11 (0.78%) JMeter
16 10 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 8 (0.56%) Emacs
17 8 (0.56%) Appium
18 7 (0.49%) SpecFlow
General
1 624 (43.97%) Finance
2 308 (21.71%) Banking
3 128 (9.02%) Investment Banking
4 103 (7.26%) Front Office
5 71 (5.00%) Retail
6 46 (3.24%) Telecoms
7 31 (2.18%) Back Office
8 27 (1.90%) Games
9 23 (1.62%) Advertising
10 22 (1.55%) Marketing
11 21 (1.48%) Legal
12 17 (1.20%) Financial Institution
13 16 (1.13%) Billing
14 12 (0.85%) Law
15 7 (0.49%) Manufacturing
16 6 (0.42%) Publishing
17 5 (0.35%) Electronics
18 4 (0.28%) International Banking
19 3 (0.21%) iGaming
19 3 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 385 (27.13%) Developer
2 202 (14.24%) Analyst
3 119 (8.39%) Applications Support
4 118 (8.32%) Java Developer
5 109 (7.68%) C++ Developer
5 109 (7.68%) Support Analyst
6 101 (7.12%) Administrator
7 89 (6.27%) Consultant
8 75 (5.29%) DBA
9 71 (5.00%) Architect
10 66 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
11 58 (4.09%) Oracle DBA
12 49 (3.45%) Oracle Consultant
13 48 (3.38%) Applications Support Analyst
13 48 (3.38%) Senior Developer
14 42 (2.96%) DevOps Engineer
15 36 (2.54%) SOA Consultant
15 36 (2.54%) Oracle SOA Consultant
16 34 (2.40%) Support Engineer
16 34 (2.40%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (9.02%) Web Services
2 125 (8.81%) Middleware
3 109 (7.68%) HTML
4 99 (6.98%) XML
5 86 (6.06%) FIX Protocol
6 80 (5.64%) Spring
7 75 (5.29%) Oracle Fusion
8 70 (4.93%) CSS
9 56 (3.95%) JMS
10 51 (3.59%) J2EE
11 48 (3.38%) STL
12 46 (3.24%) Hibernate
13 38 (2.68%) HTML5
14 30 (2.11%) JMX
15 28 (1.97%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 27 (1.90%) .NET
17 25 (1.76%) JSON
18 24 (1.69%) SOAP
18 24 (1.69%) jQuery
19 23 (1.62%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 181 (12.76%) Computer Science
2 133 (9.37%) Analytical Skills
3 81 (5.71%) Equities
4 71 (5.00%) Data Structures
5 64 (4.51%) Management Information System
6 62 (4.37%) Algorithms
7 58 (4.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 55 (3.88%) Open Source
9 54 (3.81%) Derivative
10 53 (3.74%) Hedge funds
11 41 (2.89%) Mathematics
12 40 (2.82%) PKI
12 40 (2.82%) Fixed Income
13 33 (2.33%) Clustering
14 31 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
15 22 (1.55%) Oracle Exalogic
15 22 (1.55%) Grid Computing
16 20 (1.41%) CMDB
17 18 (1.27%) User Experience
18 16 (1.13%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 865 (60.96%) Linux
2 339 (23.89%) Windows
3 181 (12.76%) Solaris
4 74 (5.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 49 (3.45%) AIX
6 22 (1.55%) Windows XP
7 21 (1.48%) Ubuntu
7 21 (1.48%) Debian
8 19 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (0.92%) zOS
11 12 (0.85%) CentOS
11 12 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
12 11 (0.78%) Android
12 11 (0.78%) Windows 7
12 11 (0.78%) Mac OS X
13 9 (0.63%) HPUX
14 8 (0.56%) Apple iOS
15 6 (0.42%) SUSE
16 5 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (11.21%) Multithreading
3 137 (9.65%) ITIL
4 116 (8.17%) OO
5 108 (7.61%) DevOps
6 96 (6.77%) SOA
7 90 (6.34%) Low Latency
8 85 (5.99%) TDD
9 78 (5.50%) Scrum
10 75 (5.29%) Continuous Integration
11 73 (5.14%) Release Management
12 72 (5.07%) Performance Tuning
13 63 (4.44%) BDD
14 59 (4.16%) E-Commerce
14 59 (4.16%) Configuration Management
15 54 (3.81%) Project Management
16 51 (3.59%) Software Engineering
17 44 (3.10%) Analytics
18 43 (3.03%) ETL
19 42 (2.96%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 523 (36.86%) Java
2 521 (36.72%) SQL
3 277 (19.52%) Perl
4 262 (18.46%) Python
5 234 (16.49%) C++
6 178 (12.54%) Shell Script
7 135 (9.51%) JavaScript
8 123 (8.67%) Bash Shell
9 104 (7.33%) PL/SQL
10 79 (5.57%) Ruby
11 72 (5.07%) C#
12 56 (3.95%) PHP
13 53 (3.74%) C
14 40 (2.82%) Korn
15 23 (1.62%) T-SQL
16 22 (1.55%) Objective-C
16 22 (1.55%) Scala
17 19 (1.34%) VBA
18 17 (1.20%) Groovy
19 16 (1.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 219 (15.43%) Degree
2 36 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (2.04%) CISSP
4 22 (1.55%) CCNA
4 22 (1.55%) Security Cleared
5 21 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (1.13%) CCNP
7 15 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
7 15 (1.06%) CISM
8 14 (0.99%) CISA
9 9 (0.63%) PhD
10 7 (0.49%) MCITP
10 7 (0.49%) RHCE
10 7 (0.49%) MCSA
11 6 (0.42%) MCP
12 5 (0.35%) PMI Certification
12 5 (0.35%) GCIA
12 5 (0.35%) GCIH
13 4 (0.28%) MCSE
13 4 (0.28%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (5.85%) QA
2 29 (2.04%) SLA
3 14 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.92%) COBIT
5 12 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (0.70%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.56%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.35%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.14%) Basel II
9 2 (0.14%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.070%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 65 (4.58%) Oracle RAC
2 54 (3.81%) Active Directory
3 52 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (1.97%) Squid
5 22 (1.55%) NFS
6 14 (0.99%) iptables
7 13 (0.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 12 (0.85%) Hyper-V
9 10 (0.70%) vSphere
10 9 (0.63%) VMware ESX
10 9 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (0.56%) XenDesktop
11 8 (0.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 6 (0.42%) Sendmail
12 6 (0.42%) Varnish
13 5 (0.35%) Docker
13 5 (0.35%) Xen
13 5 (0.35%) Snort
13 5 (0.35%) Samba
14 4 (0.28%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 78 (5.50%) Puppet
2 57 (4.02%) Data Guard
3 45 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
4 43 (3.03%) Nagios
5 23 (1.62%) Tivoli
6 19 (1.34%) NetBackup
6 19 (1.34%) Oracle RMAN
7 16 (1.13%) ITRS Geneos
8 13 (0.92%) Ansible
9 10 (0.70%) ZABBIX
9 10 (0.70%) SCCM
10 8 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (0.56%) Red Hat Satellite
11 7 (0.49%) Vagrant
11 7 (0.49%) BMC PATROL
11 7 (0.49%) OpenView
12 6 (0.42%) OPNET
12 6 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 6 (0.42%) SmokePing
12 6 (0.42%) Salt
Vendors
1 458 (32.28%) Oracle
2 112 (7.89%) Red Hat
3 96 (6.77%) VMware
4 83 (5.85%) Cisco
5 81 (5.71%) Microsoft
6 71 (5.00%) HP
7 68 (4.79%) Sybase
8 50 (3.52%) Veritas
9 48 (3.38%) Sun
9 48 (3.38%) IBM
10 46 (3.24%) Citrix
11 38 (2.68%) F5
12 27 (1.90%) Juniper
13 22 (1.55%) Splunk
13 22 (1.55%) NetApp
14 21 (1.48%) TIBCO
15 20 (1.41%) CheckPoint
16 19 (1.34%) Informatica
17 18 (1.27%) SAP
17 18 (1.27%) Hitachi
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £110000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £37000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + 25 days holiday + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus 20% + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus (up to 30%) + £7k on call
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago