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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 35 32 21
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 6115 6613 8717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.80% 6.46% 7.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.99% 23.43% 28.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4877 5356 7276
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 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
29126 28228 30752
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.65% 27.57% 28.19%
Number of salaries quoted 24552 23722 26781
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,500 £65,000
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 18 December 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 18 December 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 3003 £60,000 +4.34% 291
South East -3 1145 £42,500 - 118
East of England +5 485 £45,000 - 38
Yorkshire -8 432 £40,000 +6.66% 51
North West -10 337 £44,500 +7.22% 32
West Midlands -13 297 £40,000 -5.88% 22
South West -30 207 £40,000 +6.66% 37
East Midlands +14 163 £30,750 -12.14% 21
North East -7 38 £26,250 -23.91% 5
Midlands -5 4 £35,000 -30.00% 1
UNIX
UK

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 7217 (57.51%) Linux
2 4826 (38.45%) SQL
3 4034 (32.14%) Windows
4 3993 (31.82%) Java
5 3971 (31.64%) Oracle
6 3822 (30.45%) Finance
7 2111 (16.82%) Degree
8 1944 (15.49%) Perl
9 1808 (14.41%) Agile Software Development
10 1801 (14.35%) C++
11 1702 (13.56%) Shell Script
12 1644 (13.10%) Solaris
13 1588 (12.65%) ITIL
14 1559 (12.42%) Python
15 1532 (12.21%) SQL Server
16 1519 (12.10%) Banking
17 1437 (11.45%) JavaScript
18 1388 (11.06%) Microsoft
19 1307 (10.41%) XML
20 1289 (10.27%) MySQL
21 1273 (10.14%) HTML
22 1237 (9.86%) VMware
23 1177 (9.38%) Apache
24 1160 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
25 1134 (9.04%) Software Engineering
26 1111 (8.85%) OO
27 1080 (8.61%) Computer Science
28 1077 (8.58%) Oracle Database
29 1042 (8.30%) Red Hat
30 1040 (8.29%) TCP/IP

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 1177 (9.38%) Apache
2 1030 (8.21%) Tomcat
3 635 (5.06%) WebLogic
4 548 (4.37%) WebSphere
5 464 (3.70%) JBoss
6 388 (3.09%) IIS
7 230 (1.83%) MS Exchange
8 170 (1.35%) nginx
9 168 (1.34%) Oracle Service Bus
10 164 (1.31%) SharePoint
11 161 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
12 123 (0.98%) Node.js
13 121 (0.96%) GlassFish
14 114 (0.91%) SAS
15 113 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 104 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
17 102 (0.81%) OpenStack
18 97 (0.77%) Apache Solr
19 87 (0.69%) MQSeries
20 86 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 718 (5.72%) MS Excel
2 321 (2.56%) MS Office
3 81 (0.65%) MS Visio
4 52 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (0.18%) MS Project
6 20 (0.16%) SPSS
7 5 (0.040%) Acrobat
7 5 (0.040%) Simulink
7 5 (0.040%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.032%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.032%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.024%) PrintSoft PReS
9 3 (0.024%) S-PLUS
9 3 (0.024%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.016%) InDesign
11 1 (0.008%) CPLEX
11 1 (0.008%) FastStats
11 1 (0.008%) Mingle
11 1 (0.008%) Stata
11 1 (0.008%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 252 (2.01%) Oracle EBS
2 199 (1.59%) Oracle EBS R12
3 157 (1.25%) Oracle Applications
4 103 (0.82%) Oracle BPM
5 41 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
6 37 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
7 31 (0.25%) RMDS
8 29 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
9 28 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
10 25 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
10 25 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
11 23 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
11 23 (0.18%) TIBCO iProcess
12 20 (0.16%) ION MarketView
12 20 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
12 20 (0.16%) Agresso
13 19 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 19 (0.15%) Magento
14 12 (0.096%) Temenos T24
15 11 (0.088%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 264 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
2 207 (1.65%) SaaS
3 82 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
4 75 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
5 57 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 49 (0.39%) Amazon S3
7 48 (0.38%) PaaS
8 43 (0.34%) GitHub
9 36 (0.29%) IaaS
10 25 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
11 23 (0.18%) Office 365
12 14 (0.11%) IBM SmartCloud
13 10 (0.080%) Google App Engine
14 7 (0.056%) Heroku
14 7 (0.056%) Rackspace Cloud
15 6 (0.048%) Amazon ELB
15 6 (0.048%) Google Compute Engine
15 6 (0.048%) ElastiCache
15 6 (0.048%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 5 (0.040%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1040 (8.29%) TCP/IP
2 928 (7.39%) Firewall
3 813 (6.48%) DNS
4 792 (6.31%) SAN
5 618 (4.92%) Internet
6 463 (3.69%) HTTP
7 388 (3.09%) LAN
8 384 (3.06%) WAN
9 375 (2.99%) VPN
10 265 (2.11%) LDAP
11 247 (1.97%) BGP
12 224 (1.78%) DHCP
13 223 (1.78%) Network Security
14 217 (1.73%) NAS
15 214 (1.71%) FTP
16 188 (1.50%) SSL
17 179 (1.43%) OSPF
18 174 (1.39%) SMTP
19 166 (1.32%) MPLS
20 163 (1.30%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1532 (12.21%) SQL Server
2 1289 (10.27%) MySQL
3 1077 (8.58%) Oracle Database
4 919 (7.32%) Relational Database
5 581 (4.63%) RDBMS
6 538 (4.29%) Oracle Database 11g
7 481 (3.83%) DB2
8 337 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
9 299 (2.38%) NoSQL
10 293 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
11 273 (2.18%) Oracle Database 10g
12 266 (2.12%) Big Data
13 235 (1.87%) MongoDB
14 220 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
15 173 (1.38%) Oracle BI EE
16 159 (1.27%) Hadoop
17 153 (1.22%) Oracle Exadata
18 152 (1.21%) Oracle ODI
19 115 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
20 109 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 584 (4.65%) Git (software)
2 580 (4.62%) Subversion
3 437 (3.48%) Maven
4 427 (3.40%) Jenkins
5 334 (2.66%) JIRA
6 328 (2.61%) JUnit
7 278 (2.22%) Ant
8 273 (2.18%) Eclipse
9 233 (1.86%) Selenium
10 206 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
11 204 (1.63%) Hudson
12 183 (1.46%) Cucumber
13 127 (1.01%) QuickTest Pro
14 119 (0.95%) TeamCity
15 116 (0.92%) Toad
16 86 (0.69%) WebDriver
17 85 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 76 (0.61%) LoadRunner
19 73 (0.58%) Visual Studio
20 71 (0.57%) JMeter
General
1 3822 (30.45%) Finance
2 1519 (12.10%) Banking
3 776 (6.18%) Front Office
4 616 (4.91%) Investment Banking
5 614 (4.89%) Telecoms
6 512 (4.08%) Retail
7 331 (2.64%) Financial Institution
8 271 (2.16%) Marketing
9 221 (1.76%) Back Office
10 218 (1.74%) Games
11 137 (1.09%) Advertising
12 114 (0.91%) Manufacturing
13 105 (0.84%) French Language
14 91 (0.73%) Legal
15 86 (0.69%) Law
16 82 (0.65%) Billing
17 73 (0.58%) Publishing
18 71 (0.57%) German Language
19 50 (0.40%) Electronics
20 48 (0.38%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3123 (24.88%) Developer
2 2042 (16.27%) Analyst
3 1149 (9.16%) Support Analyst
4 1077 (8.58%) Java Developer
5 1054 (8.40%) Administrator
6 997 (7.94%) Applications Support
7 677 (5.39%) C++ Developer
8 674 (5.37%) Systems Administrator
9 553 (4.41%) Consultant
10 539 (4.29%) Software Engineer
11 536 (4.27%) Architect
12 503 (4.01%) DBA
13 501 (3.99%) Support Engineer
14 480 (3.82%) Applications Support Analyst
15 449 (3.58%) Senior Developer
16 371 (2.96%) Linux Administrator
17 368 (2.93%) Oracle DBA
18 347 (2.76%) UNIX Administrator
19 327 (2.61%) Linux Engineer
20 314 (2.50%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1307 (10.41%) XML
2 1273 (10.14%) HTML
3 997 (7.94%) Web Services
4 841 (6.70%) CSS
5 831 (6.62%) J2EE
6 778 (6.20%) Spring
7 660 (5.26%) Middleware
8 545 (4.34%) .NET
9 483 (3.85%) jQuery
10 434 (3.46%) SOAP
11 416 (3.31%) Hibernate
12 412 (3.28%) FIX Protocol
13 337 (2.69%) STL
14 312 (2.49%) Java EE
15 309 (2.46%) Ajax
16 275 (2.19%) JMS
17 256 (2.04%) JSP
17 256 (2.04%) HTML5
18 252 (2.01%) JSON
19 218 (1.74%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1160 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
2 1080 (8.61%) Computer Science
3 489 (3.90%) Derivative
4 462 (3.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 444 (3.54%) Equities
6 424 (3.38%) Management Information System
7 423 (3.37%) Open Source
8 418 (3.33%) Clustering
9 368 (2.93%) Fixed Income
10 335 (2.67%) Mathematics
11 291 (2.32%) Mainframe
12 264 (2.10%) Algorithms
13 232 (1.85%) Hedge funds
14 216 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
15 176 (1.40%) Data Structures
16 170 (1.35%) Client/Server
17 149 (1.19%) Replication
18 127 (1.01%) User Experience
19 123 (0.98%) Mobile App
20 110 (0.88%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 7217 (57.51%) Linux
2 4034 (32.14%) Windows
3 1644 (13.10%) Solaris
4 810 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 787 (6.27%) AIX
6 457 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 369 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 255 (2.03%) HPUX
9 214 (1.71%) CentOS
10 207 (1.65%) Ubuntu
11 194 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
12 176 (1.40%) Windows 7
13 163 (1.30%) Windows XP
14 157 (1.25%) Debian
15 149 (1.19%) Android
16 138 (1.10%) Apple iOS
17 116 (0.92%) Mac OS X
18 105 (0.84%) SUSE
19 54 (0.43%) Windows NT
20 52 (0.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1808 (14.41%) Agile Software Development
2 1588 (12.65%) ITIL
3 1134 (9.04%) Software Engineering
4 1111 (8.85%) OO
5 787 (6.27%) E-Commerce
6 686 (5.47%) Multithreading
7 611 (4.87%) Project Management
8 596 (4.75%) Performance Tuning
9 590 (4.70%) Scrum
10 522 (4.16%) DevOps
11 517 (4.12%) SOA
12 509 (4.06%) TDD
13 478 (3.81%) Configuration Management
14 474 (3.78%) Continuous Integration
15 460 (3.67%) Problem Management
16 455 (3.63%) Mentoring
17 449 (3.58%) Service Management
18 438 (3.49%) Business Intelligence
19 398 (3.17%) ETL
20 394 (3.14%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 4826 (38.45%) SQL
2 3993 (31.82%) Java
3 1944 (15.49%) Perl
4 1801 (14.35%) C++
5 1702 (13.56%) Shell Script
6 1559 (12.42%) Python
7 1437 (11.45%) JavaScript
8 909 (7.24%) Bash Shell
9 898 (7.16%) C#
10 837 (6.67%) PHP
11 820 (6.53%) C
12 768 (6.12%) PL/SQL
13 523 (4.17%) Ruby
14 293 (2.33%) PowerShell
15 191 (1.52%) Korn
16 186 (1.48%) Scala
17 174 (1.39%) VB
18 173 (1.38%) VBA
19 137 (1.09%) PHP5
20 114 (0.91%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2111 (16.82%) Degree
2 540 (4.30%) Security Cleared
3 348 (2.77%) SC Cleared
4 307 (2.45%) Cisco Certification
5 249 (1.98%) ISEB
6 232 (1.85%) CISSP
7 212 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 176 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
9 170 (1.35%) MCSE
10 165 (1.31%) CCNA
11 138 (1.10%) CCNP
12 130 (1.04%) ISTQB
13 100 (0.80%) DV Cleared
14 90 (0.72%) Oracle Certification
15 88 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 79 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 71 (0.57%) OCP
18 68 (0.54%) Sun Certification
19 67 (0.53%) MCP
19 67 (0.53%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 738 (5.88%) QA
2 455 (3.63%) SLA
3 212 (1.69%) PCI DSS
4 100 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 80 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 70 (0.56%) ISO 9001
7 44 (0.35%) COBIT
8 25 (0.20%) ISO 9000
9 21 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
10 17 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 16 (0.13%) EMIR
12 15 (0.12%) Data Quality
13 13 (0.10%) Basel II
14 11 (0.088%) JSP 440
15 8 (0.064%) Solvency II
16 7 (0.056%) BS7799
17 5 (0.040%) DICOM
18 4 (0.032%) GPG13
19 3 (0.024%) DO-178B
19 3 (0.024%) HIPAA
System Software
1 832 (6.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 531 (4.23%) Active Directory
3 342 (2.73%) Oracle RAC
4 211 (1.68%) Oracle RMAN
5 209 (1.67%) vSphere
6 164 (1.31%) VMware ESX
7 147 (1.17%) NFS
7 147 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
8 137 (1.09%) Hyper-V
9 84 (0.67%) Firmware
10 82 (0.65%) XenApp
11 77 (0.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 77 (0.61%) Xen
12 73 (0.58%) KVM
13 71 (0.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 68 (0.54%) Samba
15 65 (0.52%) XenServer
16 63 (0.50%) Varnish
17 58 (0.46%) PowerHA
18 54 (0.43%) NDS
Systems Management
1 634 (5.05%) Puppet
2 417 (3.32%) Opscode Chef
3 296 (2.36%) Nagios
4 226 (1.80%) Data Guard
5 221 (1.76%) NetBackup
6 195 (1.55%) Tivoli
7 104 (0.83%) Ansible
8 93 (0.74%) Control-M
9 89 (0.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 86 (0.69%) SCOM
11 80 (0.64%) SCCM
12 78 (0.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 78 (0.62%) OpenView
12 78 (0.62%) ITRS Geneos
13 68 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
14 55 (0.44%) Cacti
14 55 (0.44%) Netcool
15 54 (0.43%) Opsview
16 50 (0.40%) logstash
16 50 (0.40%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3971 (31.64%) Oracle
2 1388 (11.06%) Microsoft
3 1237 (9.86%) VMware
4 1042 (8.30%) Red Hat
5 820 (6.53%) IBM
6 743 (5.92%) Cisco
7 696 (5.55%) HP
8 607 (4.84%) Sybase
9 398 (3.17%) Sun
9 398 (3.17%) Citrix
10 313 (2.49%) NetApp
11 263 (2.10%) EMC
12 260 (2.07%) Veritas
13 227 (1.81%) Juniper
14 205 (1.63%) Business Objects
15 202 (1.61%) CheckPoint
16 191 (1.52%) Bloomberg
17 178 (1.42%) Symantec
18 175 (1.39%) F5
19 159 (1.27%) Informatica
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 10 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Home Work +
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent career development
Posted: 13 hours ago
West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £27000 to £50000 per annum - 12.5% bonus, Stock options, 25 days holi
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £27000 to £55000 per annum - 12.5% bonus, 25 days, Pension to 7%, Med
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Search Consultancy
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £55,000 to £62,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35,000 - £40,000 per annum dependin
Posted: 16 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £25500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 19 hours ago