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

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 35 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Permanent jobs citing Unix 378 723 807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 5.71% 7.07% 7.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.91% 26.90% 27.88%
Number of salaries quoted 332 618 685
Average salary £65,000 £58,750 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.63% +2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,150 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £80,000 £85,000
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 City of London region.

Operating Systems Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1581 2688 2895
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 23.88% 26.30% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1394 2374 2486
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £29,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £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 13 February 2016.

Unix Salary Histogram in the City of London

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 576 (61.08%) Linux
2 531 (56.31%) Finance
3 405 (42.95%) SQL
4 336 (35.63%) Windows
5 325 (34.46%) Java
6 281 (29.80%) Python
7 248 (26.30%) Oracle
8 247 (26.19%) Banking
9 220 (23.33%) C++
10 172 (18.24%) Degree
11 160 (16.97%) Perl
12 159 (16.86%) Agile Software Development
13 143 (15.16%) Front Office
14 126 (13.36%) JavaScript
15 121 (12.83%) Computer Science
16 118 (12.51%) Solaris
17 116 (12.30%) Multithreading
18 111 (11.77%) Bash Shell
19 107 (11.35%) C#
20 106 (11.24%) Shell Script
21 104 (11.03%) Equities
22 102 (10.82%) Derivative
23 99 (10.50%) SQL Server
24 98 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
25 92 (9.76%) Investment Banking
26 91 (9.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
26 91 (9.65%) Sybase
27 90 (9.54%) Low Latency
28 89 (9.44%) HTML
28 89 (9.44%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 68 (7.21%) Apache
2 51 (5.41%) Tomcat
3 47 (4.98%) WebSphere
4 39 (4.14%) IIS
4 39 (4.14%) WebLogic
5 37 (3.92%) JBoss
6 31 (3.29%) Confluence
7 28 (2.97%) WebSphere Application Server
8 17 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
8 17 (1.80%) IBM Notes
8 17 (1.80%) MS Exchange
8 17 (1.80%) Node.js
9 12 (1.27%) Apache Solr
9 12 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2000
9 12 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
9 12 (1.27%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 12 (1.27%) OpenStack
9 12 (1.27%) SAS
10 11 (1.17%) MQSeries
11 8 (0.85%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 35 (3.71%) MS Excel
2 25 (2.65%) MS Office
3 4 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.42%) MS Project
4 3 (0.32%) HipChat
5 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (0.74%) SAP ERP
2 6 (0.64%) Oracle 11i
2 6 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (0.64%) Oracle Assets
2 6 (0.64%) Oracle Cash Management
2 6 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (0.64%) Oracle Financials
2 6 (0.64%) Oracle General Ledger
2 6 (0.64%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 6 (0.64%) Oracle iProcurement
2 6 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
2 6 (0.64%) Oracle Receivables
2 6 (0.64%) thinkFolio
3 5 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (0.53%) RMDS
3 5 (0.53%) Sentinel
4 4 (0.42%) IntelliMatch
4 4 (0.42%) MetaTrader
4 4 (0.42%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 52 (5.51%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (1.91%) SaaS
3 16 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (1.38%) GitHub
5 6 (0.64%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.53%) OpenShift
7 4 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (0.42%) Datadog
8 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.11%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.11%) Heroku
9 1 (0.11%) IaaS
9 1 (0.11%) Office 365
9 1 (0.11%) PaaS
9 1 (0.11%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 51 (5.41%) TCP/IP
2 43 (4.56%) Internet
3 40 (4.24%) LDAP
4 33 (3.50%) DNS
5 30 (3.18%) Firewall
6 25 (2.65%) LAN
6 25 (2.65%) WAN
7 16 (1.70%) Network Security
8 15 (1.59%) HTTP
8 15 (1.59%) SAN
9 12 (1.27%) SSL
10 11 (1.17%) MPLS
10 11 (1.17%) Wireless
11 10 (1.06%) BGP
11 10 (1.06%) SMTP
11 10 (1.06%) SSH
12 9 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (0.95%) Multicast
13 7 (0.74%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (0.74%) FabricPath
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (10.50%) SQL Server
2 62 (6.57%) Big Data
3 59 (6.26%) DB2
4 56 (5.94%) MySQL
5 46 (4.88%) Relational Database
6 38 (4.03%) Oracle Database
7 37 (3.92%) Hadoop
8 32 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
9 31 (3.29%) MongoDB
10 28 (2.97%) NoSQL
11 26 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
12 24 (2.55%) RDBMS
13 23 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
13 23 (2.44%) KDB
14 16 (1.70%) Apache Hive
14 16 (1.70%) BusinessObjects
14 16 (1.70%) HBase
15 14 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
16 12 (1.27%) MS Access
17 11 (1.17%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 62 (6.57%) JIRA
2 61 (6.47%) Subversion
3 55 (5.83%) Jenkins
4 49 (5.20%) Git (software)
5 33 (3.50%) Selenium
6 27 (2.86%) TeamCity
7 24 (2.55%) JUnit
8 21 (2.23%) FitNesse
9 19 (2.01%) Maven
10 14 (1.48%) Cucumber
10 14 (1.48%) Eclipse
11 12 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 12 (1.27%) Jasmine
12 11 (1.17%) JBehave
12 11 (1.17%) JSUnit
12 11 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (1.17%) WebDriver
13 10 (1.06%) jMock
13 10 (1.06%) NUnit
13 10 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
General
1 531 (56.31%) Finance
2 247 (26.19%) Banking
3 143 (15.16%) Front Office
4 92 (9.76%) Investment Banking
5 38 (4.03%) Back Office
6 33 (3.50%) Retail
7 27 (2.86%) Marketing
7 27 (2.86%) Telecoms
8 23 (2.44%) Advertising
9 22 (2.33%) Financial Institution
10 15 (1.59%) Law
11 13 (1.38%) International Banking
12 10 (1.06%) French Language
13 8 (0.85%) Online Betting
14 7 (0.74%) Electronics
15 6 (0.64%) Corporate Banking
16 5 (0.53%) Billing
16 5 (0.53%) Games
17 4 (0.42%) Legal
18 3 (0.32%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 315 (33.40%) Developer
2 152 (16.12%) Analyst
3 109 (11.56%) C++ Developer
4 105 (11.13%) Applications Support
5 95 (10.07%) Support Analyst
6 86 (9.12%) Java Developer
7 51 (5.41%) Administrator
7 51 (5.41%) Applications Support Analyst
8 41 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
9 36 (3.82%) Python Developer
10 35 (3.71%) DevOps Engineer
11 32 (3.39%) Consultant
12 31 (3.29%) Unix Support
13 30 (3.18%) Architect
14 29 (3.08%) Linux Administrator
14 29 (3.08%) Senior Developer
14 29 (3.08%) Support Engineer
15 27 (2.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 27 (2.86%) Programmer
16 26 (2.76%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (9.44%) HTML
2 86 (9.12%) XML
3 84 (8.91%) FIX Protocol
4 69 (7.32%) .NET
5 67 (7.10%) CSS
6 65 (6.89%) Spring
7 62 (6.57%) J2EE
8 53 (5.62%) HTML5
8 53 (5.62%) STL
9 40 (4.24%) jQuery
10 38 (4.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 36 (3.82%) Hibernate
12 35 (3.71%) AngularJS
13 34 (3.61%) CSS3
14 33 (3.50%) SOAP
14 33 (3.50%) Web Services
15 31 (3.29%) Middleware
16 28 (2.97%) LAMP
17 21 (2.23%) XSLT
18 19 (2.01%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 121 (12.83%) Computer Science
2 104 (11.03%) Equities
3 102 (10.82%) Derivative
4 98 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
5 91 (9.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 76 (8.06%) Fixed Income
7 65 (6.89%) Fintech
8 48 (5.09%) Data Centre
9 41 (4.35%) Hedge funds
10 35 (3.71%) Mathematics
10 35 (3.71%) SWIFT
11 33 (3.50%) Management Information System
12 21 (2.23%) Physics
13 20 (2.12%) Data Structures
13 20 (2.12%) Equity Derivative
14 16 (1.70%) Wiki
15 15 (1.59%) Online Banking
16 14 (1.48%) Algorithms
16 14 (1.48%) Data Integration
17 13 (1.38%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 576 (61.08%) Linux
2 336 (35.63%) Windows
3 118 (12.51%) Solaris
4 73 (7.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 54 (5.73%) Windows Server
6 36 (3.82%) AIX
7 27 (2.86%) Debian
8 17 (1.80%) Android
8 17 (1.80%) Apple iOS
9 14 (1.48%) CentOS
10 10 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (0.95%) Ubuntu
12 7 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (0.64%) SUSE
13 6 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.42%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.21%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (16.86%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (12.30%) Multithreading
3 90 (9.54%) Low Latency
4 89 (9.44%) OO
5 74 (7.85%) ITIL
5 74 (7.85%) Software Engineering
6 69 (7.32%) SDLC
7 64 (6.79%) Continuous Integration
7 64 (6.79%) Open Source
8 56 (5.94%) Electronic Trading
9 52 (5.51%) TDD
10 51 (5.41%) DevOps
11 47 (4.98%) Analytics
11 47 (4.98%) Risk Management
12 45 (4.77%) ETL
13 41 (4.35%) BDD
13 41 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
14 40 (4.24%) Scrum
15 35 (3.71%) Stakeholder Management
15 35 (3.71%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 405 (42.95%) SQL
2 325 (34.46%) Java
3 281 (29.80%) Python
4 220 (23.33%) C++
5 160 (16.97%) Perl
6 126 (13.36%) JavaScript
7 111 (11.77%) Bash Shell
8 107 (11.35%) C#
9 106 (11.24%) Shell Script
10 65 (6.89%) C
11 51 (5.41%) Ruby
12 38 (4.03%) PL/SQL
13 37 (3.92%) PHP
14 36 (3.82%) VBA
15 33 (3.50%) PowerShell
16 23 (2.44%) VB
17 18 (1.91%) VBScript
18 16 (1.70%) Korn
19 7 (0.74%) F#
19 7 (0.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 172 (18.24%) Degree
2 15 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (1.38%) Security Cleared
4 12 (1.27%) CISSP
5 11 (1.17%) CISM
5 11 (1.17%) DV Cleared
6 9 (0.95%) CISA
6 9 (0.95%) SANS
7 8 (0.85%) CCIE
7 8 (0.85%) PhD
8 7 (0.74%) CSSLP
9 6 (0.64%) CCNP
9 6 (0.64%) GSSP-.NET
9 6 (0.64%) GSSP-JAVA
9 6 (0.64%) GWAPT
10 5 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.42%) CCIP
11 4 (0.42%) CCNA
12 3 (0.32%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (6.47%) QA
2 18 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.17%) SDET
4 10 (1.06%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.95%) COBIT
6 8 (0.85%) SEPA
7 7 (0.74%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.64%) HIPAA
8 6 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.64%) Solvency II
9 5 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (3.29%) Active Directory
3 23 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 15 (1.59%) vSphere
5 14 (1.48%) NFS
6 13 (1.38%) Docker
7 11 (1.17%) HDFS
8 9 (0.95%) Xen
9 7 (0.74%) XenServer
10 5 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (0.53%) Squid
10 5 (0.53%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 4 (0.42%) iptables
12 3 (0.32%) KVM
13 2 (0.21%) Samba
13 2 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 1 (0.11%) vCloud
14 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 63 (6.68%) Puppet
2 40 (4.24%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (3.18%) ITRS Geneos
4 20 (2.12%) Control-M
5 19 (2.01%) Nagios
6 17 (1.80%) Tivoli
7 16 (1.70%) Salt
8 13 (1.38%) Ansible
8 13 (1.38%) EnCase
8 13 (1.38%) FTK
9 11 (1.17%) Graphite
9 11 (1.17%) SCOM
10 7 (0.74%) Cobbler
10 7 (0.74%) Terraform
11 6 (0.64%) AppDetective
11 6 (0.64%) HP Fortify
11 6 (0.64%) NetBackup
11 6 (0.64%) WebInspect
12 5 (0.53%) SELinux
13 4 (0.42%) logstash
Vendors
1 248 (26.30%) Oracle
2 91 (9.65%) Sybase
3 86 (9.12%) Microsoft
3 86 (9.12%) Red Hat
4 62 (6.57%) VMware
5 26 (2.76%) Hortonworks
6 25 (2.65%) Murex
7 24 (2.55%) IBM
8 23 (2.44%) Informatica
9 22 (2.33%) Cisco
9 22 (2.33%) Netezza
9 22 (2.33%) WorldPay
10 19 (2.01%) HP
11 17 (1.80%) Lotus
11 17 (1.80%) Sun
12 16 (1.70%) SAP
12 16 (1.70%) Veritas
13 14 (1.48%) TIBCO
14 13 (1.38%) EMC
14 13 (1.38%) Google
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £45000 per annum + £5k shift allowance
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum shares and bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Goldman Sachs
Salary: Competitive Salary and Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Goldman Sachs
Salary: Competitive Salary and Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Goldman Sachs
Salary: Competitive Salary and Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £70,000 to £110,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £130000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago