The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 34 30 22
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 6443 6837 8629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.04% 6.91% 7.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.37% 25.08% 28.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5184 5673 7116
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,250 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.59% -0.61%
UNIX
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Operating Systems Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
28801 27264 30351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.00% 27.54% 28.05%
Number of salaries quoted 24035 23423 26197
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing UNIX across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in England

UNIX
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing UNIX across the England region.

UNIX Salary Trend in England

UNIX
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX across the England region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

UNIX Salary Histogram in England

UNIX
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the England region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -6 3122 £57,500 - 366
South East -8 1140 £42,500 - 117
Yorkshire +1 509 £40,000 - 55
East of England +14 498 £44,750 +11.87% 57
West Midlands +4 389 £42,500 -5.55% 27
North West -12 318 £42,500 -5.55% 34
South West -14 262 £40,000 +6.66% 40
East Midlands -46 121 £37,500 +7.14% 15
North East +5 63 £27,500 -5.17% 9
Midlands +2 1 £50,000 +11.11%
UNIX
UK

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 7472 (58.39%) Linux
2 4780 (37.36%) SQL
3 4297 (33.58%) Java
4 4146 (32.40%) Windows
5 4028 (31.48%) Oracle
6 3750 (29.31%) Finance
7 2238 (17.49%) Degree
8 2012 (15.72%) Perl
9 1907 (14.90%) C++
10 1782 (13.93%) Agile Software Development
11 1762 (13.77%) Shell Script
12 1613 (12.61%) Python
13 1612 (12.60%) SQL Server
14 1593 (12.45%) ITIL
15 1555 (12.15%) Solaris
16 1536 (12.00%) Banking
17 1426 (11.14%) JavaScript
18 1363 (10.65%) MySQL
19 1361 (10.64%) HTML
20 1314 (10.27%) Microsoft
21 1296 (10.13%) Software Engineering
22 1278 (9.99%) Computer Science
23 1253 (9.79%) XML
24 1225 (9.57%) Apache
25 1211 (9.46%) OO
26 1203 (9.40%) VMware
27 1111 (8.68%) Red Hat
28 1110 (8.67%) Oracle Database
29 1058 (8.27%) TCP/IP
29 1058 (8.27%) Analytical Skills

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 1225 (9.57%) Apache
2 994 (7.77%) Tomcat
3 539 (4.21%) WebLogic
4 505 (3.95%) WebSphere
5 401 (3.13%) IIS
6 250 (1.95%) MS Exchange
7 171 (1.34%) WebSphere Application Server
8 161 (1.26%) SharePoint
9 144 (1.13%) Node.js
10 124 (0.97%) SAS
11 118 (0.92%) nginx
12 112 (0.88%) Oracle Service Bus
13 106 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 104 (0.81%) Drupal
15 100 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
16 99 (0.77%) Apache Solr
17 97 (0.76%) OpenStack
18 88 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
19 76 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
20 73 (0.57%) MQSeries
Applications
1 668 (5.22%) MS Excel
2 293 (2.29%) MS Office
3 66 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 37 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 30 (0.23%) MS Project
6 24 (0.19%) SPSS
7 11 (0.086%) Simulink
8 8 (0.063%) Photoshop
8 8 (0.063%) FastStats
9 6 (0.047%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.039%) PrintSoft PReS
11 4 (0.031%) Acrobat
11 4 (0.031%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 3 (0.023%) PowerPivot
12 3 (0.023%) S-PLUS
13 2 (0.016%) Stata
13 2 (0.016%) InDesign
14 1 (0.008%) DOC1
14 1 (0.008%) CPLEX
14 1 (0.008%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 250 (1.95%) Oracle EBS
2 181 (1.41%) Oracle EBS R12
3 179 (1.40%) Oracle Applications
4 97 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
5 45 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
6 43 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 42 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
8 39 (0.30%) HFM
9 38 (0.30%) TIBCO iProcess
10 33 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
11 30 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
12 29 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
13 27 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
14 26 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
15 25 (0.20%) Magento
16 23 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
17 22 (0.17%) Temenos T24
17 22 (0.17%) RMDS
18 21 (0.16%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
19 20 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 290 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 200 (1.56%) SaaS
3 100 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
4 95 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
5 75 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
6 55 (0.43%) PaaS
7 33 (0.26%) Office 365
8 27 (0.21%) IaaS
9 24 (0.19%) Amazon S3
10 20 (0.16%) GitHub
11 13 (0.10%) Rackspace Cloud
12 12 (0.094%) Joyent
13 11 (0.086%) Amazon EMR
13 11 (0.086%) Amazon ELB
14 10 (0.078%) Google App Engine
15 9 (0.070%) Google Apps
15 9 (0.070%) Route 53
16 8 (0.063%) IBM SmartCloud
17 7 (0.055%) Force.com
18 6 (0.047%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 1058 (8.27%) TCP/IP
2 943 (7.37%) Firewall
3 804 (6.28%) SAN
4 787 (6.15%) DNS
5 594 (4.64%) Internet
6 503 (3.93%) HTTP
7 385 (3.01%) WAN
8 359 (2.81%) VPN
9 354 (2.77%) LAN
10 266 (2.08%) LDAP
11 255 (1.99%) BGP
12 246 (1.92%) NAS
13 217 (1.70%) Network Security
14 205 (1.60%) DHCP
15 203 (1.59%) SSL
16 195 (1.52%) OSPF
17 190 (1.48%) MPLS
17 190 (1.48%) SMTP
18 149 (1.16%) FTP
19 148 (1.16%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1612 (12.60%) SQL Server
2 1363 (10.65%) MySQL
3 1110 (8.67%) Oracle Database
4 1038 (8.11%) Relational Database
5 633 (4.95%) RDBMS
6 584 (4.56%) Oracle Database 11g
7 509 (3.98%) DB2
8 369 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
9 316 (2.47%) Big Data
10 306 (2.39%) Oracle Database 10g
11 260 (2.03%) NoSQL
12 225 (1.76%) Oracle Reports
13 224 (1.75%) MongoDB
14 223 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
15 197 (1.54%) Hadoop
16 162 (1.27%) Oracle BI EE
17 147 (1.15%) Oracle ODI
18 135 (1.06%) OLTP
19 133 (1.04%) Oracle Exadata
20 130 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 596 (4.66%) Subversion
2 531 (4.15%) Git (software)
3 445 (3.48%) Maven
4 367 (2.87%) Jenkins
5 329 (2.57%) JUnit
6 325 (2.54%) Eclipse
7 317 (2.48%) JIRA
8 299 (2.34%) Ant
9 259 (2.02%) Selenium
10 179 (1.40%) Cucumber
11 159 (1.24%) QuickTest Pro
12 155 (1.21%) Hudson
13 147 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
14 115 (0.90%) Toad
15 111 (0.87%) TeamCity
16 93 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 83 (0.65%) WebDriver
18 81 (0.63%) ClearCase
19 69 (0.54%) LoadRunner
20 65 (0.51%) JMeter
General
1 3750 (29.31%) Finance
2 1536 (12.00%) Banking
3 844 (6.60%) Front Office
4 701 (5.48%) Telecoms
5 663 (5.18%) Investment Banking
6 465 (3.63%) Retail
7 325 (2.54%) Financial Institution
8 276 (2.16%) Marketing
9 227 (1.77%) Games
10 212 (1.66%) Back Office
11 152 (1.19%) Manufacturing
12 144 (1.13%) Advertising
13 114 (0.89%) French Language
14 97 (0.76%) Billing
15 96 (0.75%) Legal
15 96 (0.75%) Electronics
16 92 (0.72%) German Language
17 80 (0.63%) Publishing
18 67 (0.52%) Law
19 46 (0.36%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3417 (26.70%) Developer
2 2041 (15.95%) Analyst
3 1182 (9.24%) Java Developer
4 1064 (8.32%) Administrator
5 1010 (7.89%) Support Analyst
6 956 (7.47%) Applications Support
7 733 (5.73%) C++ Developer
8 674 (5.27%) Systems Administrator
9 618 (4.83%) Software Engineer
10 553 (4.32%) DBA
11 511 (3.99%) Consultant
12 506 (3.95%) Support Engineer
13 465 (3.63%) Architect
14 428 (3.34%) Senior Developer
15 425 (3.32%) Applications Support Analyst
16 423 (3.31%) Oracle DBA
17 369 (2.88%) Software Developer
18 366 (2.86%) Linux Administrator
19 359 (2.81%) Systems Engineer
20 324 (2.53%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1361 (10.64%) HTML
2 1253 (9.79%) XML
3 1008 (7.88%) Web Services
4 796 (6.22%) J2EE
5 788 (6.16%) CSS
6 786 (6.14%) Spring
7 617 (4.82%) Middleware
8 589 (4.60%) .NET
9 481 (3.76%) jQuery
10 416 (3.25%) STL
11 411 (3.21%) Hibernate
12 402 (3.14%) SOAP
13 339 (2.65%) Java EE
14 294 (2.30%) Ajax
15 292 (2.28%) JSP
16 272 (2.13%) JSON
17 269 (2.10%) LAMP
18 251 (1.96%) HTML5
19 240 (1.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
20 233 (1.82%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1278 (9.99%) Computer Science
2 1058 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
3 543 (4.24%) Equities
4 462 (3.61%) Derivative
5 461 (3.60%) Management Information System
6 434 (3.39%) Open Source
7 430 (3.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 409 (3.20%) Clustering
9 373 (2.91%) Mathematics
10 361 (2.82%) Algorithms
11 354 (2.77%) Fixed Income
12 271 (2.12%) Data Structures
13 270 (2.11%) Hedge funds
14 231 (1.81%) Mainframe
15 226 (1.77%) Replication
16 225 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
17 182 (1.42%) Client/Server
18 125 (0.98%) Physics
19 116 (0.91%) Data Integration
20 113 (0.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7472 (58.39%) Linux
2 4146 (32.40%) Windows
3 1555 (12.15%) Solaris
4 824 (6.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 769 (6.01%) AIX
6 484 (3.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 382 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
8 304 (2.38%) HPUX
9 247 (1.93%) Ubuntu
9 247 (1.93%) CentOS
10 176 (1.38%) Windows 7
11 164 (1.28%) Debian
12 159 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
13 153 (1.20%) Android
14 141 (1.10%) Apple iOS
15 140 (1.09%) Windows XP
16 88 (0.69%) Mac OS X
17 79 (0.62%) SUSE
18 53 (0.41%) Fedora
19 41 (0.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1782 (13.93%) Agile Software Development
2 1593 (12.45%) ITIL
3 1296 (10.13%) Software Engineering
4 1211 (9.46%) OO
5 853 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 808 (6.31%) Multithreading
7 628 (4.91%) Project Management
8 616 (4.81%) Performance Tuning
9 551 (4.31%) Configuration Management
10 544 (4.25%) Low Latency
11 532 (4.16%) Business Intelligence
12 523 (4.09%) DevOps
13 510 (3.99%) Scrum
14 489 (3.82%) TDD
15 455 (3.56%) SOA
16 448 (3.50%) Problem Management
16 448 (3.50%) Mentoring
17 423 (3.31%) Continuous Integration
18 409 (3.20%) Analytics
19 395 (3.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4780 (37.36%) SQL
2 4297 (33.58%) Java
3 2012 (15.72%) Perl
4 1907 (14.90%) C++
5 1762 (13.77%) Shell Script
6 1613 (12.61%) Python
7 1426 (11.14%) JavaScript
8 1005 (7.85%) Bash Shell
9 986 (7.71%) C
10 940 (7.35%) C#
11 805 (6.29%) PHP
12 765 (5.98%) PL/SQL
13 540 (4.22%) Ruby
14 328 (2.56%) PowerShell
15 225 (1.76%) VB
16 196 (1.53%) Korn
17 169 (1.32%) Scala
18 165 (1.29%) VBA
19 147 (1.15%) PHP5
20 118 (0.92%) AWK
Qualifications
1 2238 (17.49%) Degree
2 559 (4.37%) Security Cleared
3 362 (2.83%) SC Cleared
4 300 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
5 234 (1.83%) ISEB
6 212 (1.66%) CISSP
7 191 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 177 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
9 155 (1.21%) CCNA
10 150 (1.17%) MCSE
11 147 (1.15%) CCNP
12 119 (0.93%) DV Cleared
13 107 (0.84%) Oracle Certification
14 106 (0.83%) ISTQB
15 78 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 76 (0.59%) MCP
17 75 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 73 (0.57%) OCP
19 64 (0.50%) HND
19 64 (0.50%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 744 (5.81%) QA
2 414 (3.24%) SLA
3 249 (1.95%) PCI DSS
4 113 (0.88%) ISO 9001
5 68 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 67 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 42 (0.33%) COBIT
8 35 (0.27%) ISO 9000
9 22 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
10 19 (0.15%) Data Quality
10 19 (0.15%) EMIR
11 15 (0.12%) HL7
12 10 (0.078%) DO-178B
13 9 (0.070%) Basel II
14 8 (0.063%) JTAG
15 7 (0.055%) BS7799
15 7 (0.055%) Basel III
16 6 (0.047%) Solvency II
16 6 (0.047%) CRD IV
17 5 (0.039%) DICOM
System Software
1 833 (6.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 537 (4.20%) Active Directory
3 367 (2.87%) Oracle RAC
4 231 (1.81%) Oracle RMAN
5 181 (1.41%) VMware ESX
6 166 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
7 161 (1.26%) Hyper-V
8 156 (1.22%) vSphere
9 152 (1.19%) NFS
10 101 (0.79%) Firmware
11 97 (0.76%) Xen
12 92 (0.72%) KVM
13 80 (0.63%) XenApp
14 69 (0.54%) XenServer
15 66 (0.52%) Varnish
16 51 (0.40%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 50 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 49 (0.38%) Snort
19 48 (0.38%) Samba
20 47 (0.37%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 591 (4.62%) Puppet
2 388 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
3 309 (2.41%) Nagios
4 257 (2.01%) Data Guard
5 187 (1.46%) NetBackup
6 167 (1.31%) Tivoli
7 107 (0.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 102 (0.80%) OpenView
9 86 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
10 83 (0.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 81 (0.63%) Control-M
12 74 (0.58%) ITRS Geneos
13 71 (0.55%) Ansible
14 67 (0.52%) SCCM
15 66 (0.52%) Opsview
16 64 (0.50%) SCOM
17 52 (0.41%) Cacti
18 50 (0.39%) CFEngine
19 48 (0.38%) BMC PATROL
20 47 (0.37%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4028 (31.48%) Oracle
2 1314 (10.27%) Microsoft
3 1203 (9.40%) VMware
4 1111 (8.68%) Red Hat
5 771 (6.03%) Cisco
6 758 (5.92%) IBM
7 645 (5.04%) HP
8 562 (4.39%) Sybase
9 479 (3.74%) JBoss
10 399 (3.12%) Sun
11 351 (2.74%) Citrix
12 308 (2.41%) NetApp
13 307 (2.40%) EMC
14 230 (1.80%) Juniper
15 204 (1.59%) Veritas
16 190 (1.48%) Business Objects
17 183 (1.43%) TIBCO
18 172 (1.34%) CheckPoint
19 170 (1.33%) Bloomberg
20 164 (1.28%) Informatica
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36000 - £50500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 39 minutes ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent salary plus benefits incl
Posted: 1 hour ago
South West
Cognizant
Posted: 2 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 4 hours ago
Whitstable, Kent
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £55000 - £90000 per annum + Cash allowances + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, 27 days holiday, pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hampshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Profile 29 Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum (OTE) + benefits (see advert)
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Great + Career Prospects
Posted: 5 hours ago