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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 26 23 25
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 724 771 817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 6.97% 7.31% 7.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.42% 27.17% 28.74%
Number of salaries quoted 606 666 749
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 £38,500 £35,800
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £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
2740 2838 2843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.36% 26.92% 26.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2403 2427 2559
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,150 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £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 2 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 2 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.

1 869 (54.79%) Linux
2 716 (45.15%) Finance
3 642 (40.48%) SQL
4 543 (34.24%) Java
5 527 (33.23%) Oracle
6 404 (25.47%) Windows
7 382 (24.09%) Banking
8 254 (16.02%) Perl
9 244 (15.38%) Solaris
10 240 (15.13%) C++
11 224 (14.12%) Shell Script
12 219 (13.81%) Degree
13 213 (13.43%) Python
14 184 (11.60%) Investment Banking
15 175 (11.03%) Oracle Database
16 172 (10.84%) ITIL
17 168 (10.59%) Front Office
17 168 (10.59%) Agile Software Development
18 151 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
19 148 (9.33%) Computer Science
20 141 (8.89%) SQL Server
21 136 (8.58%) Multithreading
22 128 (8.07%) OO
23 121 (7.63%) Microsoft
24 119 (7.50%) VMware
24 119 (7.50%) Spring
24 119 (7.50%) Bash Shell
25 115 (7.25%) FIX Protocol
26 111 (7.00%) Red Hat
26 111 (7.00%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 2 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
1 109 (6.87%) Tomcat
2 106 (6.68%) Apache
3 76 (4.79%) WebLogic
4 64 (4.04%) WebSphere
4 64 (4.04%) Oracle Service Bus
5 59 (3.72%) JBoss
6 40 (2.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 31 (1.95%) GlassFish
8 22 (1.39%) TIBCO EMS
8 22 (1.39%) CICS
9 19 (1.20%) nginx
10 16 (1.01%) Oracle Coherence
11 14 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
12 13 (0.82%) MQSeries
12 13 (0.82%) CMS
12 13 (0.82%) Oracle Application Server
13 10 (0.63%) Jetty
13 10 (0.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 9 (0.57%) Confluence
14 9 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 72 (4.54%) MS Excel
2 25 (1.58%) MS Office
3 12 (0.76%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.69%) MS Project
5 7 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.13%) CPLEX
6 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.063%) InDesign
7 1 (0.063%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.063%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 44 (2.77%) Oracle BPM
2 17 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
3 16 (1.01%) Oracle ERP
4 13 (0.82%) BusinessWorks
4 13 (0.82%) TIBCO iProcess
5 12 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
5 12 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
6 9 (0.57%) ION MarketView
7 8 (0.50%) RMDS
7 8 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (0.32%) HFM
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.063%) 3000 Xtra
10 1 (0.063%) thinkFolio
10 1 (0.063%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.063%) WebTrends
10 1 (0.063%) CSG Singleview
10 1 (0.063%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.45%) SaaS
2 22 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (0.82%) PaaS
4 12 (0.76%) IaaS
5 8 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.32%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.32%) Heroku
7 5 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.25%) Joyent
8 4 (0.25%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.13%) Route 53
9 2 (0.13%) GitHub
10 1 (0.063%) IBM SmartCloud
10 1 (0.063%) ElastiCache
10 1 (0.063%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.063%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 102 (6.43%) Firewall
2 94 (5.93%) TCP/IP
3 80 (5.04%) Internet
4 74 (4.67%) DNS
5 70 (4.41%) HTTP
6 65 (4.10%) SAN
7 54 (3.40%) VPN
8 45 (2.84%) LDAP
9 38 (2.40%) LAN
10 36 (2.27%) Network Security
11 33 (2.08%) WAN
11 33 (2.08%) BGP
12 27 (1.70%) Cisco ASA
13 26 (1.64%) OSPF
14 23 (1.45%) Intrusion Detection
15 22 (1.39%) SSL
16 21 (1.32%) NAS
17 18 (1.13%) SNMP
18 17 (1.07%) Wireshark
18 17 (1.07%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (11.03%) Oracle Database
2 141 (8.89%) SQL Server
3 104 (6.56%) MySQL
4 103 (6.49%) Oracle Database 11g
5 98 (6.18%) Relational Database
6 65 (4.10%) DB2
7 59 (3.72%) RDBMS
8 48 (3.03%) NoSQL
9 44 (2.77%) Oracle ODI
10 35 (2.21%) Big Data
10 35 (2.21%) Oracle Reports
11 28 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
11 28 (1.77%) MongoDB
12 24 (1.51%) Hadoop
13 23 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
14 19 (1.20%) Oracle Exadata
15 18 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
16 17 (1.07%) Oracle BI EE
17 16 (1.01%) Oracle Database 12c
17 16 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 67 (4.22%) Git (software)
2 61 (3.85%) Subversion
3 58 (3.66%) Jenkins
4 55 (3.47%) Maven
5 50 (3.15%) Hudson
6 42 (2.65%) Eclipse
7 37 (2.33%) Selenium
8 36 (2.27%) Cucumber
9 34 (2.14%) JIRA
9 34 (2.14%) Ant
10 31 (1.95%) WebDriver
11 29 (1.83%) JUnit
12 22 (1.39%) Mercurial
13 21 (1.32%) TeamCity
14 16 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
15 15 (0.95%) JMeter
15 15 (0.95%) Calabash
16 12 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
17 9 (0.57%) Appium
18 8 (0.50%) SpecFlow
General
1 716 (45.15%) Finance
2 382 (24.09%) Banking
3 184 (11.60%) Investment Banking
4 168 (10.59%) Front Office
5 66 (4.16%) Telecoms
6 55 (3.47%) Retail
7 32 (2.02%) Back Office
8 30 (1.89%) Games
9 29 (1.83%) Law
10 20 (1.26%) Financial Institution
11 19 (1.20%) Advertising
11 19 (1.20%) Billing
12 18 (1.13%) Marketing
13 12 (0.76%) Publishing
14 8 (0.50%) Legal
15 6 (0.38%) iGaming
16 2 (0.13%) Multimedia
16 2 (0.13%) French Language
16 2 (0.13%) German Language
16 2 (0.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 416 (26.23%) Developer
2 290 (18.28%) Analyst
3 170 (10.72%) Support Analyst
4 169 (10.66%) Applications Support
5 134 (8.45%) Java Developer
6 121 (7.63%) C++ Developer
7 103 (6.49%) Administrator
8 77 (4.85%) Architect
9 70 (4.41%) Applications Support Analyst
10 63 (3.97%) Systems Administrator
11 60 (3.78%) DBA
12 51 (3.22%) Consultant
13 44 (2.77%) Senior Developer
14 43 (2.71%) Oracle DBA
15 36 (2.27%) Linux Administrator
16 34 (2.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 34 (2.14%) Software Developer
17 33 (2.08%) Support Engineer
17 33 (2.08%) SOA Architect
17 33 (2.08%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (7.50%) Spring
2 115 (7.25%) FIX Protocol
3 107 (6.75%) XML
4 105 (6.62%) Web Services
5 100 (6.31%) Middleware
6 90 (5.67%) HTML
7 60 (3.78%) CSS
8 58 (3.66%) J2EE
9 56 (3.53%) Oracle Fusion
10 55 (3.47%) Hibernate
11 45 (2.84%) JMS
12 38 (2.40%) STL
13 37 (2.33%) SOAP
14 33 (2.08%) RESTful
15 32 (2.02%) .NET
16 30 (1.89%) JMX
17 29 (1.83%) HTML5
18 28 (1.77%) LAMP
19 27 (1.70%) jQuery
20 23 (1.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 151 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 148 (9.33%) Computer Science
3 91 (5.74%) Equities
4 87 (5.49%) Fixed Income
5 76 (4.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 65 (4.10%) Derivative
7 58 (3.66%) Management Information System
8 47 (2.96%) Hedge funds
9 43 (2.71%) Open Source
10 40 (2.52%) Mathematics
11 39 (2.46%) PKI
12 38 (2.40%) Data Structures
12 38 (2.40%) Algorithms
13 36 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
14 35 (2.21%) Clustering
15 34 (2.14%) Grid Computing
16 29 (1.83%) CMDB
17 18 (1.13%) Data Integration
18 17 (1.07%) Mainframe
19 16 (1.01%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 869 (54.79%) Linux
2 404 (25.47%) Windows
3 244 (15.38%) Solaris
4 78 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 67 (4.22%) AIX
6 27 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (1.58%) Ubuntu
8 24 (1.51%) Windows XP
9 20 (1.26%) Android
10 19 (1.20%) Debian
11 15 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (0.95%) Windows 7
11 15 (0.95%) Apple iOS
12 13 (0.82%) zOS
12 13 (0.82%) HPUX
13 11 (0.69%) Windows Vista
14 8 (0.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 7 (0.44%) CentOS
15 7 (0.44%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (10.84%) ITIL
2 168 (10.59%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (8.58%) Multithreading
4 128 (8.07%) OO
5 98 (6.18%) Low Latency
6 83 (5.23%) Performance Tuning
7 77 (4.85%) DevOps
7 77 (4.85%) Project Management
8 75 (4.73%) Continuous Integration
9 73 (4.60%) Scrum
10 72 (4.54%) SOA
11 69 (4.35%) Release Management
12 67 (4.22%) ETL
13 65 (4.10%) Configuration Management
14 61 (3.85%) TDD
15 59 (3.72%) Information Security
16 56 (3.53%) Service Management
17 54 (3.40%) E-Commerce
18 52 (3.28%) BDD
19 51 (3.22%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 642 (40.48%) SQL
2 543 (34.24%) Java
3 254 (16.02%) Perl
4 240 (15.13%) C++
5 224 (14.12%) Shell Script
6 213 (13.43%) Python
7 119 (7.50%) Bash Shell
8 111 (7.00%) JavaScript
9 96 (6.05%) C#
10 93 (5.86%) PL/SQL
11 80 (5.04%) Ruby
12 70 (4.41%) C
13 68 (4.29%) PHP
14 37 (2.33%) Korn
15 28 (1.77%) VBA
16 27 (1.70%) Objective-C
17 24 (1.51%) COBOL
18 22 (1.39%) VB
19 17 (1.07%) Groovy
20 15 (0.95%) Scala
Qualifications
1 219 (13.81%) Degree
2 50 (3.15%) CISSP
3 45 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (1.83%) Security Cleared
5 27 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
6 23 (1.45%) CISA
6 23 (1.45%) CISM
6 23 (1.45%) CCNA
7 22 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (1.26%) VCP4
9 16 (1.01%) CCNP
10 13 (0.82%) SC Cleared
11 12 (0.76%) MCITP
12 9 (0.57%) DV Cleared
12 9 (0.57%) MCSE
12 9 (0.57%) GCIH
13 8 (0.50%) CCSP
14 7 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 6 (0.38%) MCDST
15 6 (0.38%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (5.61%) QA
2 34 (2.14%) SLA
3 13 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 13 (0.82%) ISO 9001
4 12 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.76%) COBIT
5 7 (0.44%) Solvency II
6 6 (0.38%) JSP 440
7 4 (0.25%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.19%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.19%) Basel II
8 3 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 74 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (3.34%) Oracle RAC
3 44 (2.77%) Active Directory
4 28 (1.77%) vSphere
5 27 (1.70%) Squid
6 20 (1.26%) NFS
7 17 (1.07%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 16 (1.01%) Varnish
8 16 (1.01%) Oracle RMAN
9 14 (0.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 11 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (0.57%) Hyper-V
12 7 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (0.38%) Snort
13 6 (0.38%) Samba
13 6 (0.38%) VMware ESX
13 6 (0.38%) XenDesktop
14 5 (0.32%) Sendmail
14 5 (0.32%) Xen
14 5 (0.32%) KVM
Systems Management
1 66 (4.16%) Puppet
2 44 (2.77%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (2.65%) Data Guard
3 42 (2.65%) Nagios
4 28 (1.77%) NetBackup
5 18 (1.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 18 (1.13%) ITRS Geneos
6 14 (0.88%) Tivoli
7 12 (0.76%) Control-M
8 10 (0.63%) BMC PATROL
8 10 (0.63%) Backup Exec
8 10 (0.63%) Ansible
9 9 (0.57%) HAProxy
10 8 (0.50%) OpenView
10 8 (0.50%) Oracle Identity Management
11 7 (0.44%) SCCM
12 6 (0.38%) Graphite
13 5 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 5 (0.32%) yum
14 4 (0.25%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 527 (33.23%) Oracle
2 121 (7.63%) Microsoft
3 119 (7.50%) VMware
4 111 (7.00%) Red Hat
5 85 (5.36%) Cisco
6 73 (4.60%) HP
7 68 (4.29%) Sybase
8 66 (4.16%) IBM
9 59 (3.72%) Veritas
10 52 (3.28%) Sun
11 35 (2.21%) Citrix
12 34 (2.14%) F5
13 30 (1.89%) TIBCO
14 28 (1.77%) Informatica
15 27 (1.70%) Splunk
16 26 (1.64%) NetApp
17 24 (1.51%) EMC
18 23 (1.45%) Juniper
18 23 (1.45%) Brocade
19 22 (1.39%) CheckPoint
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonuses and benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 70,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £82000 per annum + BENEFITS + BONUS
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Mason Frank International
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday