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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 26 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 724 823 980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 7.15% 7.82% 8.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.21% 28.26% 31.15%
Number of salaries quoted 626 703 890
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,100 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,250 £85,000 £75,000
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
2661 2912 3146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.29% 27.68% 28.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2352 2508 2836
Average salary £49,500 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.00% +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £75,000
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 29 January 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 29 January 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.

1 915 (54.76%) Linux
2 752 (45.00%) Finance
3 702 (42.01%) SQL
4 585 (35.01%) Java
5 581 (34.77%) Oracle
6 444 (26.57%) Windows
7 395 (23.64%) Banking
8 258 (15.44%) Solaris
9 253 (15.14%) Perl
10 237 (14.18%) Shell Script
11 235 (14.06%) C++
12 221 (13.23%) Degree
13 217 (12.99%) Front Office
14 201 (12.03%) Python
15 196 (11.73%) Investment Banking
16 193 (11.55%) Agile Software Development
17 183 (10.95%) Oracle Database
18 177 (10.59%) SQL Server
18 177 (10.59%) ITIL
19 161 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
20 152 (9.10%) Microsoft
21 148 (8.86%) Computer Science
22 144 (8.62%) Spring
23 140 (8.38%) Multithreading
23 140 (8.38%) OO
24 133 (7.96%) FIX Protocol
25 127 (7.60%) Bash Shell
26 124 (7.42%) XML
27 120 (7.18%) C#
27 120 (7.18%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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
1 111 (6.64%) Tomcat
2 108 (6.46%) Apache
3 94 (5.63%) WebLogic
4 68 (4.07%) Oracle Service Bus
5 56 (3.35%) WebSphere
6 54 (3.23%) JBoss
7 45 (2.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 21 (1.26%) GlassFish
8 21 (1.26%) Oracle Coherence
8 21 (1.26%) CICS
9 18 (1.08%) nginx
10 17 (1.02%) Oracle Application Server
10 17 (1.02%) TIBCO EMS
11 15 (0.90%) Confluence
11 15 (0.90%) CMS
12 12 (0.72%) Jetty
13 11 (0.66%) MQSeries
13 11 (0.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 10 (0.60%) MS Exchange
15 7 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 90 (5.39%) MS Excel
2 33 (1.97%) MS Office
3 12 (0.72%) MS Visio
3 12 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (0.66%) MS Project
5 2 (0.12%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.060%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.060%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 48 (2.87%) Oracle BPM
2 25 (1.50%) Oracle EBS
3 19 (1.14%) Oracle EBS R12
3 19 (1.14%) Oracle Applications
4 17 (1.02%) Oracle ERP
5 14 (0.84%) BusinessWorks
6 13 (0.78%) TIBCO iProcess
7 6 (0.36%) HFM
7 6 (0.36%) RMDS
8 4 (0.24%) ION MarketView
8 4 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.12%) Sentinel
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.060%) 3000 Xtra
10 1 (0.060%) Bloomberg TOMS
10 1 (0.060%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.060%) Magento
10 1 (0.060%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.060%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.20%) SaaS
1 20 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.42%) Joyent
2 7 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (0.30%) PaaS
5 4 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.24%) Google App Engine
5 4 (0.24%) Heroku
5 4 (0.24%) IaaS
6 2 (0.12%) GitHub
7 1 (0.060%) IBM SmartCloud
7 1 (0.060%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 110 (6.58%) Firewall
2 85 (5.09%) TCP/IP
3 68 (4.07%) DNS
4 67 (4.01%) SAN
5 60 (3.59%) Internet
6 59 (3.53%) VPN
7 53 (3.17%) HTTP
8 40 (2.39%) LAN
9 37 (2.21%) Network Security
10 34 (2.03%) WAN
10 34 (2.03%) LDAP
11 32 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
11 32 (1.92%) BGP
12 26 (1.56%) OSPF
13 24 (1.44%) NAS
14 22 (1.32%) SSL
15 20 (1.20%) SNMP
16 17 (1.02%) Multicast
17 16 (0.96%) DHCP
17 16 (0.96%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (10.95%) Oracle Database
2 177 (10.59%) SQL Server
3 114 (6.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 109 (6.52%) MySQL
5 101 (6.04%) Relational Database
6 70 (4.19%) DB2
7 62 (3.71%) RDBMS
8 47 (2.81%) NoSQL
9 42 (2.51%) Oracle ODI
9 42 (2.51%) Oracle Reports
10 41 (2.45%) Big Data
11 32 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
12 30 (1.80%) Oracle Exadata
12 30 (1.80%) MongoDB
13 26 (1.56%) Oracle BI EE
13 26 (1.56%) Hadoop
14 24 (1.44%) Oracle Database 10g
15 20 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
16 14 (0.84%) Data Mining
16 14 (0.84%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 68 (4.07%) Subversion
2 66 (3.95%) Git (software)
3 62 (3.71%) Maven
4 57 (3.41%) Jenkins
5 51 (3.05%) Selenium
6 50 (2.99%) Hudson
7 45 (2.69%) JUnit
7 45 (2.69%) JIRA
8 44 (2.63%) Eclipse
9 41 (2.45%) Ant
9 41 (2.45%) Cucumber
10 37 (2.21%) WebDriver
11 25 (1.50%) TeamCity
12 23 (1.38%) Oracle Forms
13 20 (1.20%) Mercurial
14 16 (0.96%) JMeter
15 15 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
16 14 (0.84%) Calabash
17 12 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 11 (0.66%) SpecFlow
General
1 752 (45.00%) Finance
2 395 (23.64%) Banking
3 217 (12.99%) Front Office
4 196 (11.73%) Investment Banking
5 84 (5.03%) Telecoms
6 42 (2.51%) Retail
7 36 (2.15%) Back Office
8 31 (1.86%) Games
9 28 (1.68%) Law
10 25 (1.50%) Marketing
11 24 (1.44%) Billing
12 18 (1.08%) Financial Institution
13 16 (0.96%) Advertising
13 16 (0.96%) Publishing
14 12 (0.72%) Legal
15 6 (0.36%) iGaming
16 2 (0.12%) Military
16 2 (0.12%) Multimedia
16 2 (0.12%) French Language
16 2 (0.12%) German Language
Job Titles
1 462 (27.65%) Developer
2 316 (18.91%) Analyst
3 188 (11.25%) Support Analyst
4 180 (10.77%) Applications Support
5 170 (10.17%) Java Developer
6 123 (7.36%) C++ Developer
7 105 (6.28%) Administrator
8 80 (4.79%) Architect
9 68 (4.07%) Applications Support Analyst
10 63 (3.77%) DBA
11 62 (3.71%) Systems Administrator
12 53 (3.17%) Consultant
13 44 (2.63%) Oracle DBA
14 41 (2.45%) Team Leader
14 41 (2.45%) Senior Developer
15 38 (2.27%) Junior
16 36 (2.15%) Oracle SOA Architect
16 36 (2.15%) Middleware Architect
16 36 (2.15%) Oracle Architect
16 36 (2.15%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (8.62%) Spring
2 133 (7.96%) FIX Protocol
3 124 (7.42%) XML
4 113 (6.76%) Web Services
5 106 (6.34%) HTML
6 104 (6.22%) Middleware
7 68 (4.07%) Hibernate
7 68 (4.07%) CSS
8 66 (3.95%) J2EE
9 60 (3.59%) Oracle Fusion
10 51 (3.05%) .NET
11 44 (2.63%) JMS
12 42 (2.51%) STL
13 39 (2.33%) jQuery
14 38 (2.27%) SOAP
15 31 (1.86%) HTML5
16 30 (1.80%) JSON
17 28 (1.68%) RESTful
17 28 (1.68%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 26 (1.56%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 161 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
2 148 (8.86%) Computer Science
3 97 (5.80%) Fixed Income
4 88 (5.27%) Equities
5 81 (4.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 73 (4.37%) Derivative
7 59 (3.53%) Management Information System
8 47 (2.81%) Open Source
8 47 (2.81%) Hedge funds
9 44 (2.63%) Mathematics
10 42 (2.51%) Clustering
11 31 (1.86%) Data Structures
11 31 (1.86%) Algorithms
12 28 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
13 27 (1.62%) PKI
14 26 (1.56%) Grid Computing
15 24 (1.44%) Oracle Exalogic
16 23 (1.38%) CMDB
17 21 (1.26%) Data Integration
18 17 (1.02%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 915 (54.76%) Linux
2 444 (26.57%) Windows
3 258 (15.44%) Solaris
4 78 (4.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 77 (4.61%) AIX
6 31 (1.86%) Ubuntu
7 25 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (1.50%) Windows XP
8 22 (1.32%) Debian
9 20 (1.20%) Android
10 19 (1.14%) Apple iOS
10 19 (1.14%) HPUX
11 17 (1.02%) Windows 7
12 15 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (0.78%) Windows Vista
14 11 (0.66%) Mac OS X
15 8 (0.48%) CentOS
16 7 (0.42%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 6 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
17 6 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (11.55%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (10.59%) ITIL
3 140 (8.38%) Multithreading
3 140 (8.38%) OO
4 105 (6.28%) Low Latency
5 89 (5.33%) SOA
5 89 (5.33%) Project Management
6 83 (4.97%) Scrum
7 77 (4.61%) Performance Tuning
8 74 (4.43%) ETL
8 74 (4.43%) Continuous Integration
9 72 (4.31%) TDD
10 70 (4.19%) Configuration Management
11 63 (3.77%) Release Management
12 61 (3.65%) Risk Management
13 60 (3.59%) DevOps
14 57 (3.41%) Service Management
14 57 (3.41%) E-Commerce
14 57 (3.41%) BDD
15 54 (3.23%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 702 (42.01%) SQL
2 585 (35.01%) Java
3 253 (15.14%) Perl
4 237 (14.18%) Shell Script
5 235 (14.06%) C++
6 201 (12.03%) Python
7 127 (7.60%) Bash Shell
8 120 (7.18%) C#
8 120 (7.18%) JavaScript
9 94 (5.63%) PL/SQL
10 74 (4.43%) C
11 70 (4.19%) Ruby
12 66 (3.95%) PHP
13 36 (2.15%) Korn
14 33 (1.97%) VB
15 28 (1.68%) VBA
16 23 (1.38%) COBOL
17 21 (1.26%) Objective-C
18 19 (1.14%) Groovy
19 17 (1.02%) Scala
Qualifications
1 221 (13.23%) Degree
2 49 (2.93%) Cisco Certification
3 48 (2.87%) CISSP
4 36 (2.15%) Security Cleared
5 25 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
5 25 (1.50%) CCNA
6 23 (1.38%) CISA
7 22 (1.32%) CISM
8 18 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (0.84%) CCNP
10 13 (0.78%) SC Cleared
10 13 (0.78%) ISEB
11 12 (0.72%) CCSP
12 11 (0.66%) MCITP
13 10 (0.60%) MCSE
14 9 (0.54%) DV Cleared
14 9 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 7 (0.42%) CCSA
15 7 (0.42%) MBA
16 6 (0.36%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (5.80%) QA
2 33 (1.97%) SLA
3 20 (1.20%) COBIT
4 14 (0.84%) ISO 9001
5 12 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.48%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.36%) JSP 440
9 5 (0.30%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
10 3 (0.18%) HIPAA
10 3 (0.18%) Basel II
11 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 78 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (3.41%) Oracle RAC
3 44 (2.63%) Active Directory
4 29 (1.74%) vSphere
5 19 (1.14%) NFS
6 18 (1.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 17 (1.02%) Varnish
7 17 (1.02%) Squid
7 17 (1.02%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 14 (0.84%) Oracle RMAN
9 11 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (0.48%) Xen
10 8 (0.48%) KVM
11 6 (0.36%) VMware ESX
11 6 (0.36%) Hyper-V
12 5 (0.30%) Sendmail
12 5 (0.30%) RACF
13 4 (0.24%) Samba
13 4 (0.24%) Veritas File System
13 4 (0.24%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 61 (3.65%) Puppet
2 45 (2.69%) Nagios
3 44 (2.63%) Data Guard
4 43 (2.57%) Opscode Chef
5 27 (1.62%) NetBackup
6 18 (1.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 15 (0.90%) Control-M
8 14 (0.84%) Backup Exec
9 13 (0.78%) Tivoli
10 11 (0.66%) Ansible
10 11 (0.66%) Oracle Identity Management
11 10 (0.60%) ITRS Geneos
12 8 (0.48%) BMC PATROL
12 8 (0.48%) HAProxy
13 7 (0.42%) SCOM
14 6 (0.36%) ZABBIX
15 5 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
15 5 (0.30%) yum
15 5 (0.30%) BMC Performance Manager
15 5 (0.30%) Munin
Vendors
1 581 (34.77%) Oracle
2 152 (9.10%) Microsoft
3 114 (6.82%) VMware
4 108 (6.46%) Red Hat
5 91 (5.45%) Sybase
6 77 (4.61%) Cisco
7 66 (3.95%) IBM
8 62 (3.71%) HP
9 60 (3.59%) Veritas
10 47 (2.81%) Sun
11 33 (1.97%) NetApp
12 32 (1.92%) Informatica
12 32 (1.92%) F5
13 30 (1.80%) Citrix
14 27 (1.62%) CheckPoint
14 27 (1.62%) TIBCO
15 26 (1.56%) Juniper
15 26 (1.56%) Brocade
16 24 (1.44%) EMC
16 24 (1.44%) Calypso
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Life Insurance and Pension
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + great company
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £57k
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 70,000
Posted: 3 days ago