The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 37 28 23
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 6317 7003 8708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.80% 6.90% 7.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.55% 25.09% 28.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5097 5711 7149
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,475
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Operating Systems Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
29312 27910 30658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.93% 27.51% 27.64%
Number of salaries quoted 24670 23781 26549
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
UNIX
UK

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -5 3240 £57,500 +4.54% 358
South East -18 1077 £42,500 - 113
East of England +11 489 £45,000 +12.50% 47
Yorkshire +1 484 £37,500 +13.63% 48
North West -2 304 £40,000 -5.88% 41
South West -9 281 £40,000 +6.66% 65
West Midlands -34 222 £39,500 -3.06% 27
East Midlands -45 134 £35,000 +2.94% 13
North East +34 85 £29,500 +15.68% 20
Midlands +3 1 £47,500 -5.00% 2
UNIX
UK

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 7796 (60.06%) Linux
2 4828 (37.20%) SQL
3 4580 (35.29%) Java
4 4289 (33.04%) Windows
5 4182 (32.22%) Oracle
6 3707 (28.56%) Finance
7 2403 (18.51%) Degree
8 2139 (16.48%) Perl
9 2022 (15.58%) C++
10 1766 (13.61%) Python
11 1724 (13.28%) Shell Script
12 1587 (12.23%) SQL Server
13 1583 (12.20%) Solaris
14 1542 (11.88%) Banking
15 1517 (11.69%) HTML
16 1512 (11.65%) JavaScript
17 1491 (11.49%) ITIL
18 1445 (11.13%) MySQL
19 1436 (11.06%) Computer Science
20 1402 (10.80%) Software Engineering
21 1356 (10.45%) XML
22 1287 (9.92%) Microsoft
23 1257 (9.68%) OO
24 1248 (9.61%) Apache
25 1221 (9.41%) Relational Database
26 1183 (9.11%) VMware
27 1173 (9.04%) Oracle Database
28 1157 (8.91%) Red Hat
29 1124 (8.66%) C
30 1069 (8.24%) Tomcat

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 1248 (9.61%) Apache
2 1069 (8.24%) Tomcat
3 534 (4.11%) WebSphere
4 522 (4.02%) WebLogic
5 377 (2.90%) IIS
6 247 (1.90%) MS Exchange
7 190 (1.46%) WebSphere Application Server
8 172 (1.33%) SharePoint
9 161 (1.24%) Node.js
10 135 (1.04%) Apache Solr
11 123 (0.95%) SAS
12 121 (0.93%) nginx
13 117 (0.90%) Drupal
14 109 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
15 89 (0.69%) MQSeries
15 89 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
16 85 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 82 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
18 73 (0.56%) OpenStack
19 71 (0.55%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 662 (5.10%) MS Excel
2 291 (2.24%) MS Office
3 55 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 51 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 26 (0.20%) MS Project
6 22 (0.17%) SPSS
7 14 (0.11%) FastStats
8 11 (0.085%) Simulink
9 10 (0.077%) Photoshop
10 8 (0.062%) Spreadsheet
11 7 (0.054%) PrintSoft PReS
12 4 (0.031%) Stata
12 4 (0.031%) Mathematica
13 2 (0.015%) PowerPivot
13 2 (0.015%) DOC1
13 2 (0.015%) Maya
14 1 (0.008%) InfoPath
14 1 (0.008%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 201 (1.55%) Oracle EBS
2 127 (0.98%) Oracle Applications
3 126 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
4 82 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
5 58 (0.45%) BusinessWorks
6 53 (0.41%) TIBCO iProcess
7 50 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 43 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
9 34 (0.26%) HFM
9 34 (0.26%) Magento
10 32 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
11 30 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
11 30 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
12 27 (0.21%) Temenos T24
12 27 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
13 25 (0.19%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
14 24 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
15 21 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
16 18 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
17 17 (0.13%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 297 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
2 204 (1.57%) SaaS
3 118 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
4 114 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
5 71 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 71 (0.55%) PaaS
6 42 (0.32%) IaaS
7 34 (0.26%) Amazon S3
8 29 (0.22%) Office 365
9 27 (0.21%) GitHub
10 13 (0.10%) Google Apps
11 11 (0.085%) Joyent
11 11 (0.085%) Amazon EMR
12 10 (0.077%) Amazon ELB
13 9 (0.069%) Google App Engine
13 9 (0.069%) Route 53
14 8 (0.062%) Rackspace Cloud
15 7 (0.054%) Force.com
15 7 (0.054%) IBM SmartCloud
16 6 (0.046%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 1066 (8.21%) TCP/IP
2 992 (7.64%) Firewall
3 913 (7.03%) SAN
4 787 (6.06%) DNS
5 678 (5.22%) Internet
6 523 (4.03%) HTTP
7 387 (2.98%) WAN
8 364 (2.80%) LAN
9 358 (2.76%) VPN
10 338 (2.60%) NAS
11 230 (1.77%) DHCP
12 213 (1.64%) LDAP
13 211 (1.63%) SSL
14 203 (1.56%) SMTP
15 198 (1.53%) BGP
16 193 (1.49%) Network Security
17 170 (1.31%) FTP
18 165 (1.27%) MPLS
19 146 (1.12%) OSPF
20 138 (1.06%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1587 (12.23%) SQL Server
2 1445 (11.13%) MySQL
3 1221 (9.41%) Relational Database
4 1173 (9.04%) Oracle Database
5 768 (5.92%) RDBMS
6 556 (4.28%) Oracle Database 11g
7 525 (4.04%) DB2
8 405 (3.12%) Data Warehouse
9 365 (2.81%) Big Data
10 314 (2.42%) Oracle Database 10g
11 285 (2.20%) NoSQL
12 262 (2.02%) Hadoop
13 247 (1.90%) MongoDB
14 240 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
15 212 (1.63%) Oracle Reports
16 173 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
17 153 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
18 149 (1.15%) OLTP
19 141 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
20 131 (1.01%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 650 (5.01%) Subversion
2 516 (3.98%) Git (software)
3 491 (3.78%) Maven
4 364 (2.80%) Eclipse
5 362 (2.79%) Jenkins
6 360 (2.77%) JUnit
7 342 (2.63%) JIRA
8 333 (2.57%) Ant
9 257 (1.98%) Selenium
10 168 (1.29%) Hudson
11 144 (1.11%) QuickTest Pro
12 136 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
13 135 (1.04%) Cucumber
14 120 (0.92%) Toad
15 104 (0.80%) TeamCity
16 77 (0.59%) ClearCase
17 71 (0.55%) WebDriver
18 63 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 62 (0.48%) Visual Studio
19 62 (0.48%) LoadRunner
General
1 3707 (28.56%) Finance
2 1542 (11.88%) Banking
3 770 (5.93%) Front Office
4 734 (5.65%) Telecoms
5 672 (5.18%) Investment Banking
6 431 (3.32%) Retail
7 283 (2.18%) Marketing
8 275 (2.12%) Financial Institution
9 235 (1.81%) Games
10 197 (1.52%) Back Office
11 161 (1.24%) Manufacturing
12 143 (1.10%) Advertising
13 132 (1.02%) French Language
14 108 (0.83%) Legal
15 101 (0.78%) Electronics
16 99 (0.76%) German Language
17 98 (0.76%) Billing
18 79 (0.61%) Publishing
19 47 (0.36%) Law
20 37 (0.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3633 (27.99%) Developer
2 1857 (14.31%) Analyst
3 1239 (9.55%) Java Developer
4 1087 (8.37%) Administrator
5 856 (6.59%) Applications Support
6 809 (6.23%) Support Analyst
7 729 (5.62%) C++ Developer
8 661 (5.09%) Systems Administrator
9 650 (5.01%) Software Engineer
10 598 (4.61%) Consultant
11 590 (4.55%) Support Engineer
12 565 (4.35%) DBA
13 478 (3.68%) Architect
14 474 (3.65%) Senior Developer
15 431 (3.32%) Software Developer
16 404 (3.11%) Linux Administrator
17 392 (3.02%) Oracle DBA
18 385 (2.97%) Systems Engineer
19 365 (2.81%) Programmer
20 347 (2.67%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1517 (11.69%) HTML
2 1356 (10.45%) XML
3 1020 (7.86%) Web Services
4 848 (6.53%) J2EE
5 846 (6.52%) CSS
6 833 (6.42%) Spring
7 628 (4.84%) .NET
8 617 (4.75%) Middleware
9 554 (4.27%) jQuery
10 460 (3.54%) Hibernate
11 444 (3.42%) STL
12 413 (3.18%) SOAP
13 355 (2.73%) Java EE
14 327 (2.52%) JSP
15 326 (2.51%) Ajax
16 321 (2.47%) HTML5
17 312 (2.40%) LAMP
18 293 (2.26%) JSON
19 251 (1.93%) Boost C++ Libraries
20 232 (1.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1436 (11.06%) Computer Science
2 511 (3.94%) Equities
3 473 (3.64%) Derivative
4 450 (3.47%) Management Information System
5 420 (3.24%) Open Source
6 413 (3.18%) Mathematics
7 404 (3.11%) Clustering
8 384 (2.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 341 (2.63%) Fixed Income
10 281 (2.16%) Replication
11 279 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
12 254 (1.96%) Hedge funds
13 234 (1.80%) Client/Server
14 212 (1.63%) Mainframe
15 146 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
16 128 (0.99%) Mobile App
17 123 (0.95%) Data Integration
18 119 (0.92%) Equity Derivative
19 106 (0.82%) Physics
20 104 (0.80%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7796 (60.06%) Linux
2 4289 (33.04%) Windows
3 1583 (12.20%) Solaris
4 807 (6.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 765 (5.89%) AIX
6 458 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 377 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 376 (2.90%) HPUX
9 239 (1.84%) Ubuntu
10 219 (1.69%) CentOS
11 203 (1.56%) Debian
12 164 (1.26%) Android
13 155 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
14 149 (1.15%) Windows 7
15 145 (1.12%) Apple iOS
16 106 (0.82%) Windows XP
17 93 (0.72%) SUSE
18 85 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
19 68 (0.52%) Mac OS X
20 57 (0.44%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1491 (11.49%) ITIL
2 1402 (10.80%) Software Engineering
3 1257 (9.68%) OO
4 1062 (8.18%) Agile Software Development
5 810 (6.24%) Multithreading
6 733 (5.65%) E-Commerce
7 639 (4.92%) Performance Tuning
8 596 (4.59%) Scrum
9 588 (4.53%) Low Latency
10 579 (4.46%) Configuration Management
11 574 (4.42%) Project Management
12 556 (4.28%) TDD
13 544 (4.19%) Business Intelligence
14 515 (3.97%) DevOps
15 452 (3.48%) Continuous Integration
16 440 (3.39%) SOA
17 433 (3.34%) Service Delivery
18 432 (3.33%) Problem Management
19 423 (3.26%) Analytics
20 414 (3.19%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4828 (37.20%) SQL
2 4580 (35.29%) Java
3 2139 (16.48%) Perl
4 2022 (15.58%) C++
5 1766 (13.61%) Python
6 1724 (13.28%) Shell Script
7 1512 (11.65%) JavaScript
8 1124 (8.66%) C
9 981 (7.56%) C#
10 960 (7.40%) Bash Shell
11 926 (7.13%) PHP
12 833 (6.42%) PL/SQL
13 581 (4.48%) Ruby
14 349 (2.69%) PowerShell
15 256 (1.97%) VB
16 181 (1.39%) Korn
17 154 (1.19%) Scala
18 144 (1.11%) VBA
19 132 (1.02%) PHP5
20 100 (0.77%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2403 (18.51%) Degree
2 545 (4.20%) Security Cleared
3 346 (2.67%) SC Cleared
4 282 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
5 212 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 209 (1.61%) ISEB
7 183 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
8 182 (1.40%) CCNA
9 179 (1.38%) CISSP
10 159 (1.22%) Oracle Certification
11 156 (1.20%) MCSE
11 156 (1.20%) DV Cleared
12 145 (1.12%) CCNP
13 97 (0.75%) OCP
14 87 (0.67%) ISTQB
15 70 (0.54%) MCP
16 67 (0.52%) Sun Certification
17 65 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 61 (0.47%) PhD
19 60 (0.46%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 724 (5.58%) QA
2 397 (3.06%) SLA
3 248 (1.91%) PCI DSS
4 136 (1.05%) ISO 9001
5 79 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 71 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 44 (0.34%) HL7
8 35 (0.27%) ISO 9000
9 29 (0.22%) Data Quality
10 27 (0.21%) COBIT
11 20 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
12 14 (0.11%) EMIR
13 12 (0.092%) Basel III
14 8 (0.062%) Solvency II
14 8 (0.062%) DO-178B
14 8 (0.062%) JTAG
15 6 (0.046%) CRD IV
16 3 (0.023%) BS7799
16 3 (0.023%) TickIT
16 3 (0.023%) DICOM
System Software
1 835 (6.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 567 (4.37%) Active Directory
3 351 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
4 236 (1.82%) Hyper-V
5 234 (1.80%) Oracle RMAN
6 189 (1.46%) VMware ESX
7 176 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
8 153 (1.18%) NFS
9 129 (0.99%) vSphere
10 120 (0.92%) KVM
11 88 (0.68%) Xen
12 85 (0.65%) XenApp
13 71 (0.55%) Varnish
14 55 (0.42%) XenServer
15 46 (0.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 45 (0.35%) Snort
17 42 (0.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 37 (0.29%) Samba
19 31 (0.24%) vCloud
20 29 (0.22%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 560 (4.31%) Puppet
2 361 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
3 307 (2.37%) Nagios
4 246 (1.90%) Data Guard
5 198 (1.53%) Tivoli
6 146 (1.12%) NetBackup
7 103 (0.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 94 (0.72%) OpenView
9 72 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
10 68 (0.52%) Opsview
11 67 (0.52%) Control-M
12 63 (0.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 54 (0.42%) CFEngine
13 54 (0.42%) BMC PATROL
14 49 (0.38%) Netcool
14 49 (0.38%) SCOM
15 48 (0.37%) SCCM
16 41 (0.32%) Backup Exec
16 41 (0.32%) Cacti
17 38 (0.29%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 4182 (32.22%) Oracle
2 1287 (9.92%) Microsoft
3 1183 (9.11%) VMware
4 1157 (8.91%) Red Hat
5 752 (5.79%) Cisco
6 731 (5.63%) IBM
7 653 (5.03%) HP
8 571 (4.40%) JBoss
9 556 (4.28%) Sybase
10 415 (3.20%) Sun
11 351 (2.70%) EMC
12 331 (2.55%) Citrix
13 312 (2.40%) NetApp
14 235 (1.81%) Juniper
15 196 (1.51%) TIBCO
16 194 (1.49%) Google
17 191 (1.47%) SAP
18 183 (1.41%) Veritas
19 169 (1.30%) Informatica
20 165 (1.27%) Business Objects
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + discretionary bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
South East London
CACI Network Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Salary: £47127 - £60239 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £22000 to £30000 per annum - Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 to £70000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 to £200000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £35000
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £50000
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + 25 days holiday + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Great benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + yes
Posted: 18 hours ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + yes
Posted: 18 hours ago
Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 19 hours ago