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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 45 37 29
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 5427 6562 7100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.29% 5.94% 6.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.56% 22.15% 25.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4475 5222 5776
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
27743 29621 27774
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.03% 26.82% 27.18%
Number of salaries quoted 23414 24970 23647
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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 -8 2625 £60,000 +4.34% 314
South East +9 1175 £45,000 +5.14% 122
Yorkshire -11 350 £40,000 +6.66% 37
East of England -28 318 £45,000 +12.50% 46
South West +7 290 £40,000 +2.56% 38
West Midlands -1 235 £42,500 +6.25% 32
North West -30 206 £45,000 +21.22% 42
East Midlands +11 184 £37,500 +7.91% 19
North East -26 39 £35,000 +7.69% 10
Midlands -4 5 £50,000 -2.43% 1
UNIX
UK

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 6520 (59.90%) Linux
2 3989 (36.65%) SQL
3 3500 (32.15%) Finance
4 3464 (31.82%) Java
5 3453 (31.72%) Windows
6 3419 (31.41%) Oracle
7 1802 (16.55%) Agile Software Development
8 1760 (16.17%) Perl
9 1705 (15.66%) Degree
10 1682 (15.45%) Python
11 1674 (15.38%) C++
12 1351 (12.41%) SQL Server
13 1342 (12.33%) Solaris
14 1300 (11.94%) Banking
15 1270 (11.67%) JavaScript
16 1259 (11.57%) Shell Script
17 1164 (10.69%) XML
18 1155 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
19 1150 (10.56%) ITIL
20 1128 (10.36%) Microsoft
21 1101 (10.11%) MySQL
22 1099 (10.10%) VMware
23 1080 (9.92%) HTML
24 1012 (9.30%) Software Engineering
25 955 (8.77%) Oracle Database
26 954 (8.76%) Red Hat
27 907 (8.33%) Web Services
28 893 (8.20%) TCP/IP
28 893 (8.20%) Computer Science
29 891 (8.19%) PL/SQL

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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
1 845 (7.76%) Apache
2 795 (7.30%) Tomcat
3 539 (4.95%) WebSphere
4 488 (4.48%) WebLogic
5 430 (3.95%) JBoss
6 249 (2.29%) IIS
7 216 (1.98%) MS Exchange
8 197 (1.81%) WebSphere Application Server
9 166 (1.53%) nginx
10 154 (1.41%) SharePoint
11 139 (1.28%) Node.js
12 134 (1.23%) Oracle Service Bus
13 129 (1.19%) GlassFish
14 110 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
15 104 (0.96%) Apache Solr
15 104 (0.96%) OpenStack
16 102 (0.94%) MQSeries
17 97 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 96 (0.88%) SAS
19 95 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 696 (6.39%) MS Excel
2 303 (2.78%) MS Office
3 70 (0.64%) MS Visio
4 63 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 34 (0.31%) MS Project
6 19 (0.17%) Photoshop
7 10 (0.092%) CPLEX
8 6 (0.055%) SPSS
9 5 (0.046%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.037%) InDesign
10 4 (0.037%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.028%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (0.028%) Abaqus
12 2 (0.018%) GNU Octave
13 1 (0.009%) OmniGraffle
13 1 (0.009%) Mingle
13 1 (0.009%) InCopy
13 1 (0.009%) PrintSoft PReS
13 1 (0.009%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.009%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 158 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
2 119 (1.09%) Oracle EBS R12
3 117 (1.07%) Oracle Applications
4 87 (0.80%) Oracle BPM
5 75 (0.69%) Oracle General Ledger
6 54 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
7 49 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
8 48 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
9 44 (0.40%) ION MarketView
10 41 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
11 31 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 28 (0.26%) RMDS
12 28 (0.26%) Oracle iProcurement
12 28 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
13 26 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
14 24 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
15 21 (0.19%) Oracle Assets
16 19 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
17 17 (0.16%) Magento
18 14 (0.13%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 384 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
2 198 (1.82%) SaaS
3 99 (0.91%) PaaS
4 74 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
5 61 (0.56%) Amazon S3
5 61 (0.56%) IaaS
6 52 (0.48%) GitHub
7 49 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
8 43 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
9 32 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
10 23 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
11 18 (0.17%) Office 365
12 15 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 14 (0.13%) Amazon Glacier
13 14 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
14 13 (0.12%) IBM SmartCloud
14 13 (0.12%) Google App Engine
15 12 (0.11%) Heroku
16 9 (0.083%) Rackspace Cloud
17 8 (0.073%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 893 (8.20%) TCP/IP
2 845 (7.76%) Firewall
3 716 (6.58%) SAN
4 664 (6.10%) DNS
5 478 (4.39%) Internet
6 458 (4.21%) HTTP
7 369 (3.39%) LAN
8 332 (3.05%) WAN
9 274 (2.52%) VPN
10 258 (2.37%) LDAP
11 238 (2.19%) NAS
12 218 (2.00%) DHCP
13 211 (1.94%) Network Security
14 185 (1.70%) BGP
15 168 (1.54%) SSL
16 160 (1.47%) FTP
17 145 (1.33%) SSH
18 131 (1.20%) OSPF
19 124 (1.14%) SMTP
20 115 (1.06%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1351 (12.41%) SQL Server
2 1101 (10.11%) MySQL
3 955 (8.77%) Oracle Database
4 834 (7.66%) Relational Database
5 456 (4.19%) RDBMS
6 448 (4.12%) Oracle Database 11g
7 370 (3.40%) DB2
8 309 (2.84%) Oracle Reports
9 307 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
10 251 (2.31%) Big Data
11 225 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
12 208 (1.91%) MongoDB
12 208 (1.91%) NoSQL
13 176 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
14 164 (1.51%) Hadoop
15 157 (1.44%) Oracle ODI
16 149 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
17 131 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
18 115 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 112 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 622 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 503 (4.62%) Subversion
3 463 (4.25%) Maven
4 402 (3.69%) Jenkins
5 275 (2.53%) Eclipse
6 273 (2.51%) Oracle Forms
7 271 (2.49%) JUnit
8 260 (2.39%) JIRA
9 236 (2.17%) Ant
10 192 (1.76%) Selenium
11 153 (1.41%) Hudson
12 123 (1.13%) TeamCity
13 122 (1.12%) Cucumber
14 85 (0.78%) Visual Studio
15 79 (0.73%) WebDriver
16 70 (0.64%) Mercurial
17 63 (0.58%) Toad
18 60 (0.55%) LoadRunner
19 59 (0.54%) RSpec
20 58 (0.53%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3500 (32.15%) Finance
2 1300 (11.94%) Banking
3 565 (5.19%) Retail
4 544 (5.00%) Front Office
5 516 (4.74%) Telecoms
6 452 (4.15%) Investment Banking
7 242 (2.22%) Financial Institution
8 205 (1.88%) Games
9 201 (1.85%) Back Office
9 201 (1.85%) Marketing
10 119 (1.09%) Legal
11 97 (0.89%) Electronics
12 94 (0.86%) Manufacturing
13 91 (0.84%) Advertising
14 76 (0.70%) Law
15 67 (0.62%) Automotive
16 65 (0.60%) French Language
17 62 (0.57%) Publishing
18 57 (0.52%) Aerospace
18 57 (0.52%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2889 (26.54%) Developer
2 1462 (13.43%) Analyst
3 946 (8.69%) Java Developer
4 874 (8.03%) Administrator
5 802 (7.37%) Applications Support
6 771 (7.08%) Support Analyst
7 613 (5.63%) Consultant
8 601 (5.52%) C++ Developer
9 580 (5.33%) Systems Administrator
10 521 (4.79%) Software Engineer
11 493 (4.53%) Support Engineer
12 472 (4.34%) Architect
13 401 (3.68%) Senior Developer
14 392 (3.60%) DBA
15 363 (3.33%) Applications Support Analyst
16 300 (2.76%) Linux Administrator
17 288 (2.65%) Linux Engineer
18 281 (2.58%) UNIX Administrator
19 267 (2.45%) Software Developer
20 260 (2.39%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1164 (10.69%) XML
2 1080 (9.92%) HTML
3 907 (8.33%) Web Services
4 764 (7.02%) J2EE
5 758 (6.96%) Spring
6 662 (6.08%) CSS
7 567 (5.21%) .NET
8 544 (5.00%) Middleware
9 424 (3.90%) Hibernate
10 407 (3.74%) SOAP
11 357 (3.28%) FIX Protocol
11 357 (3.28%) jQuery
12 322 (2.96%) JMS
13 303 (2.78%) Java EE
14 276 (2.54%) HTML5
15 261 (2.40%) STL
16 260 (2.39%) REST
17 243 (2.23%) Ajax
18 240 (2.20%) JSP
19 232 (2.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1155 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
2 893 (8.20%) Computer Science
3 429 (3.94%) Derivative
4 374 (3.44%) Equities
5 352 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 350 (3.22%) Management Information System
7 330 (3.03%) Fixed Income
8 321 (2.95%) Open Source
9 315 (2.89%) Clustering
10 298 (2.74%) Data Structures
11 271 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
12 264 (2.43%) Algorithms
13 228 (2.09%) Mainframe
14 212 (1.95%) Mathematics
15 195 (1.79%) Hedge funds
16 166 (1.53%) Replication
17 162 (1.49%) Client/Server
18 113 (1.04%) Equity Derivative
19 111 (1.02%) User Experience
20 100 (0.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6520 (59.90%) Linux
2 3453 (31.72%) Windows
3 1342 (12.33%) Solaris
4 664 (6.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 615 (5.65%) AIX
6 328 (3.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 257 (2.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 223 (2.05%) HPUX
9 204 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
10 179 (1.64%) Ubuntu
11 175 (1.61%) CentOS
12 150 (1.38%) Debian
13 133 (1.22%) Android
14 126 (1.16%) Apple iOS
15 124 (1.14%) SUSE
16 119 (1.09%) Windows XP
17 116 (1.07%) Windows 7
18 105 (0.96%) Mac OS X
19 75 (0.69%) Oracle Linux
20 62 (0.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1802 (16.55%) Agile Software Development
2 1150 (10.56%) ITIL
3 1012 (9.30%) Software Engineering
4 867 (7.97%) OO
5 668 (6.14%) TDD
6 659 (6.05%) Multithreading
7 641 (5.89%) Scrum
8 637 (5.85%) DevOps
9 556 (5.11%) E-Commerce
10 533 (4.90%) Continuous Integration
11 509 (4.68%) Project Management
12 456 (4.19%) Performance Tuning
13 450 (4.13%) SOA
14 427 (3.92%) Service Delivery
15 419 (3.85%) Configuration Management
16 415 (3.81%) Mentoring
17 369 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
18 365 (3.35%) Disaster Recovery
19 363 (3.33%) ETL
19 363 (3.33%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 3989 (36.65%) SQL
2 3464 (31.82%) Java
3 1760 (16.17%) Perl
4 1682 (15.45%) Python
5 1674 (15.38%) C++
6 1270 (11.67%) JavaScript
7 1259 (11.57%) Shell Script
8 891 (8.19%) PL/SQL
9 752 (6.91%) C
10 744 (6.84%) Bash Shell
11 743 (6.83%) C#
12 696 (6.39%) PHP
13 540 (4.96%) Ruby
14 250 (2.30%) PowerShell
15 180 (1.65%) Korn
16 179 (1.64%) T-SQL
17 160 (1.47%) Scala
18 118 (1.08%) COBOL
19 108 (0.99%) VBA
20 104 (0.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 1705 (15.66%) Degree
2 516 (4.74%) Security Cleared
3 339 (3.11%) SC Cleared
4 321 (2.95%) Cisco Certification
5 236 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 208 (1.91%) ISEB
7 197 (1.81%) CCNA
8 173 (1.59%) CISSP
9 168 (1.54%) CCNP
10 152 (1.40%) MCSE
11 135 (1.24%) DV Cleared
12 118 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
13 99 (0.91%) RHCE
14 88 (0.81%) ISTQB
15 85 (0.78%) Sun Certification
16 81 (0.74%) MCP
17 79 (0.73%) MCITP
18 66 (0.61%) CISM
19 64 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 62 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 614 (5.64%) QA
2 430 (3.95%) SLA
3 168 (1.54%) PCI DSS
4 123 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 60 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 49 (0.45%) COBIT
7 39 (0.36%) ISO 9001
8 16 (0.15%) ISO 9000
9 15 (0.14%) EMIR
9 15 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
10 13 (0.12%) Basel II
11 12 (0.11%) JSP 440
12 11 (0.10%) Data Quality
13 10 (0.092%) GPG13
14 7 (0.064%) ISO 8583
14 7 (0.064%) Solvency II
15 5 (0.046%) RosettaNet
15 5 (0.046%) ISO/IEC 17799
15 5 (0.046%) MiFID
15 5 (0.046%) WCAG
System Software
1 702 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 550 (5.05%) Active Directory
3 274 (2.52%) Oracle RAC
4 212 (1.95%) vSphere
5 160 (1.47%) NFS
6 142 (1.30%) VMware ESX
7 126 (1.16%) Hyper-V
8 88 (0.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 87 (0.80%) XenApp
10 78 (0.72%) Xen
11 75 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
12 62 (0.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 61 (0.56%) Firmware
14 55 (0.51%) iptables
15 53 (0.49%) KVM
16 44 (0.40%) Squid
17 41 (0.38%) Samba
18 40 (0.37%) Sendmail
19 39 (0.36%) vCloud
20 34 (0.31%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 610 (5.60%) Puppet
2 410 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
3 283 (2.60%) Nagios
4 203 (1.86%) Tivoli
5 166 (1.53%) Data Guard
6 137 (1.26%) NetBackup
7 124 (1.14%) Oracle RMAN
8 115 (1.06%) Ansible
9 72 (0.66%) Salt
10 67 (0.62%) SCOM
11 63 (0.58%) SCCM
11 63 (0.58%) Control-M
12 60 (0.55%) OpenView
13 58 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 48 (0.44%) ITRS Geneos
15 47 (0.43%) Cobbler
15 47 (0.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 41 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
17 37 (0.34%) Backup Exec
18 35 (0.32%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3419 (31.41%) Oracle
2 1128 (10.36%) Microsoft
3 1099 (10.10%) VMware
4 954 (8.76%) Red Hat
5 667 (6.13%) IBM
6 666 (6.12%) Cisco
7 650 (5.97%) HP
8 484 (4.45%) Sybase
9 377 (3.46%) Citrix
10 343 (3.15%) Sun
11 293 (2.69%) NetApp
12 222 (2.04%) EMC
13 214 (1.97%) Juniper
14 212 (1.95%) Veritas
15 188 (1.73%) SAP
16 182 (1.67%) F5
17 170 (1.56%) CheckPoint
18 160 (1.47%) Business Objects
19 146 (1.34%) Symantec
20 134 (1.23%) Informatica
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Salary: up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Executive Resource Group
Salary: From £26,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, overtime
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Excellent Bonus + Oncall
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + 4% bonus, profit share
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hampton, Middlesex
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Search Consultancy
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Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Hertfordshire
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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Yeovil, Somerset
Austin Fraser
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
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Search Consultancy
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TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Goldman Sachs
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London
Goldman Sachs
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