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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 34 30 22
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 6487 6930 8732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.08% 6.86% 8.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.49% 24.86% 28.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5187 5775 7208
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 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
28849 27874 30584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.05% 27.58% 28.21%
Number of salaries quoted 24072 23954 26403
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 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 21 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 21 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 3117 £57,500 - 387
South East -9 1134 £42,500 - 146
Yorkshire 0 529 £40,000 +2.56% 61
East of England +10 517 £43,750 +9.37% 54
West Midlands 0 395 £42,500 -5.55% 31
North West -7 333 £45,000 - 60
South West -18 253 £40,000 +6.66% 45
East Midlands -50 120 £35,000 - 12
North East -2 60 £27,500 -17.91% 13
Midlands -1 1 £50,000 +11.11% 2
UNIX
UK

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 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 7398 (57.96%) Linux
2 4766 (37.34%) SQL
3 4211 (32.99%) Java
4 4114 (32.23%) Windows
5 4010 (31.42%) Oracle
6 3778 (29.60%) Finance
7 2225 (17.43%) Degree
8 1994 (15.62%) Perl
9 1882 (14.75%) C++
10 1780 (13.95%) Shell Script
11 1765 (13.83%) Agile Software Development
12 1607 (12.59%) ITIL
13 1606 (12.58%) SQL Server
14 1600 (12.54%) Python
15 1561 (12.23%) Solaris
16 1546 (12.11%) Banking
17 1427 (11.18%) JavaScript
18 1343 (10.52%) MySQL
19 1323 (10.37%) Microsoft
20 1319 (10.33%) HTML
21 1243 (9.74%) Computer Science
22 1241 (9.72%) Software Engineering
23 1231 (9.65%) Apache
24 1214 (9.51%) XML
25 1213 (9.50%) VMware
26 1170 (9.17%) OO
27 1108 (8.68%) Red Hat
28 1093 (8.56%) Oracle Database
29 1049 (8.22%) TCP/IP
30 1041 (8.16%) Analytical Skills

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 1231 (9.65%) Apache
2 996 (7.80%) Tomcat
3 560 (4.39%) WebLogic
4 502 (3.93%) WebSphere
5 459 (3.60%) JBoss
6 384 (3.01%) IIS
7 241 (1.89%) MS Exchange
8 158 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
9 156 (1.22%) SharePoint
10 135 (1.06%) Node.js
11 131 (1.03%) nginx
12 126 (0.99%) Oracle Service Bus
13 112 (0.88%) SAS
14 108 (0.85%) OpenStack
15 105 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 99 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
17 92 (0.72%) Drupal
18 91 (0.71%) Apache Solr
19 87 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
20 78 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 668 (5.23%) MS Excel
2 302 (2.37%) MS Office
3 67 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 37 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 27 (0.21%) MS Project
6 24 (0.19%) SPSS
7 9 (0.071%) Simulink
8 7 (0.055%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.047%) FastStats
10 5 (0.039%) PrintSoft PReS
10 5 (0.039%) Photoshop
11 4 (0.031%) Acrobat
11 4 (0.031%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 3 (0.024%) PowerPivot
12 3 (0.024%) S-PLUS
13 2 (0.016%) Stata
13 2 (0.016%) InDesign
13 2 (0.016%) CPLEX
14 1 (0.008%) Edge Animate
14 1 (0.008%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 244 (1.91%) Oracle EBS
2 194 (1.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 183 (1.43%) Oracle Applications
4 93 (0.73%) Oracle BPM
5 40 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
6 39 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
7 38 (0.30%) HFM
8 36 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 35 (0.27%) TIBCO iProcess
10 33 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
11 32 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
12 28 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
13 26 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
14 25 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
15 22 (0.17%) Magento
15 22 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
16 20 (0.16%) Agresso
16 20 (0.16%) RMDS
16 20 (0.16%) Temenos T24
17 19 (0.15%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
Cloud Services
1 290 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 199 (1.56%) SaaS
3 99 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
4 94 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
5 73 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 50 (0.39%) PaaS
7 31 (0.24%) Office 365
8 27 (0.21%) GitHub
9 25 (0.20%) IaaS
9 25 (0.20%) Amazon S3
10 11 (0.086%) Amazon EMR
10 11 (0.086%) IBM SmartCloud
10 11 (0.086%) Rackspace Cloud
11 10 (0.078%) Google App Engine
11 10 (0.078%) Joyent
11 10 (0.078%) Amazon ELB
12 8 (0.063%) Google Apps
13 7 (0.055%) Route 53
14 6 (0.047%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 6 (0.047%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 1049 (8.22%) TCP/IP
2 939 (7.36%) Firewall
3 790 (6.19%) SAN
4 778 (6.10%) DNS
5 612 (4.80%) Internet
6 490 (3.84%) HTTP
7 361 (2.83%) WAN
8 359 (2.81%) VPN
9 335 (2.62%) LAN
10 262 (2.05%) LDAP
11 260 (2.04%) BGP
12 242 (1.90%) NAS
13 216 (1.69%) Network Security
14 198 (1.55%) OSPF
15 193 (1.51%) SSL
16 189 (1.48%) DHCP
17 188 (1.47%) MPLS
18 182 (1.43%) SMTP
19 158 (1.24%) FTP
20 157 (1.23%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1606 (12.58%) SQL Server
2 1343 (10.52%) MySQL
3 1093 (8.56%) Oracle Database
4 997 (7.81%) Relational Database
5 604 (4.73%) RDBMS
6 571 (4.47%) Oracle Database 11g
7 501 (3.93%) DB2
8 362 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
9 315 (2.47%) Big Data
10 295 (2.31%) Oracle Database 10g
11 262 (2.05%) NoSQL
12 232 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
13 231 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
14 220 (1.72%) MongoDB
15 185 (1.45%) Hadoop
16 170 (1.33%) Oracle BI EE
17 143 (1.12%) Oracle ODI
18 142 (1.11%) Oracle Exadata
19 129 (1.01%) OLTP
20 116 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 587 (4.60%) Subversion
2 544 (4.26%) Git (software)
3 426 (3.34%) Maven
4 375 (2.94%) Jenkins
5 323 (2.53%) JUnit
6 319 (2.50%) JIRA
7 297 (2.33%) Eclipse
8 295 (2.31%) Ant
9 259 (2.03%) Selenium
10 180 (1.41%) Cucumber
11 157 (1.23%) Hudson
11 157 (1.23%) QuickTest Pro
12 141 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
13 114 (0.89%) Toad
14 113 (0.89%) TeamCity
15 95 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 86 (0.67%) WebDriver
17 79 (0.62%) ClearCase
18 68 (0.53%) LoadRunner
19 67 (0.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 3778 (29.60%) Finance
2 1546 (12.11%) Banking
3 835 (6.54%) Front Office
4 676 (5.30%) Investment Banking
5 674 (5.28%) Telecoms
6 483 (3.78%) Retail
7 331 (2.59%) Financial Institution
8 267 (2.09%) Marketing
9 224 (1.76%) Games
10 218 (1.71%) Back Office
11 143 (1.12%) Manufacturing
12 142 (1.11%) Advertising
13 113 (0.89%) French Language
14 99 (0.78%) Legal
15 93 (0.73%) German Language
16 91 (0.71%) Electronics
17 88 (0.69%) Billing
18 72 (0.56%) Publishing
19 69 (0.54%) Law
20 45 (0.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3335 (26.13%) Developer
2 2085 (16.34%) Analyst
3 1151 (9.02%) Java Developer
4 1074 (8.41%) Support Analyst
5 1072 (8.40%) Administrator
6 986 (7.73%) Applications Support
7 730 (5.72%) C++ Developer
8 694 (5.44%) Systems Administrator
9 592 (4.64%) Software Engineer
10 536 (4.20%) DBA
11 496 (3.89%) Support Engineer
12 490 (3.84%) Consultant
13 486 (3.81%) Architect
14 452 (3.54%) Applications Support Analyst
15 438 (3.43%) Senior Developer
16 416 (3.26%) Oracle DBA
17 384 (3.01%) Linux Administrator
18 344 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
19 341 (2.67%) UNIX Administrator
20 336 (2.63%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1319 (10.33%) HTML
2 1214 (9.51%) XML
3 991 (7.76%) Web Services
4 804 (6.30%) CSS
5 795 (6.23%) J2EE
6 768 (6.02%) Spring
7 640 (5.01%) Middleware
8 573 (4.49%) .NET
9 482 (3.78%) jQuery
10 405 (3.17%) SOAP
11 401 (3.14%) Hibernate
12 398 (3.12%) STL
13 337 (2.64%) Java EE
14 294 (2.30%) Ajax
15 265 (2.08%) JSP
16 263 (2.06%) JSON
17 251 (1.97%) LAMP
18 249 (1.95%) HTML5
19 235 (1.84%) JMS
20 227 (1.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 1243 (9.74%) Computer Science
2 1041 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
3 541 (4.24%) Equities
4 467 (3.66%) Management Information System
5 458 (3.59%) Derivative
6 432 (3.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 429 (3.36%) Open Source
8 408 (3.20%) Clustering
9 376 (2.95%) Mathematics
10 361 (2.83%) Fixed Income
11 334 (2.62%) Algorithms
12 256 (2.01%) Mainframe
13 252 (1.97%) Hedge funds
14 248 (1.94%) Data Structures
15 215 (1.68%) Replication
16 204 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
17 166 (1.30%) Client/Server
18 125 (0.98%) Physics
19 119 (0.93%) Mobile App
20 106 (0.83%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 7398 (57.96%) Linux
2 4114 (32.23%) Windows
3 1561 (12.23%) Solaris
4 838 (6.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 744 (5.83%) AIX
6 473 (3.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 373 (2.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 275 (2.15%) HPUX
9 254 (1.99%) CentOS
10 249 (1.95%) Ubuntu
11 180 (1.41%) Windows 7
12 164 (1.28%) Debian
13 152 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
14 148 (1.16%) Windows XP
15 147 (1.15%) Android
16 136 (1.07%) Apple iOS
17 97 (0.76%) Mac OS X
18 81 (0.63%) SUSE
19 53 (0.42%) Fedora
20 38 (0.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1765 (13.83%) Agile Software Development
2 1607 (12.59%) ITIL
3 1241 (9.72%) Software Engineering
4 1170 (9.17%) OO
5 833 (6.53%) E-Commerce
6 771 (6.04%) Multithreading
7 626 (4.90%) Project Management
8 609 (4.77%) Performance Tuning
9 549 (4.30%) Configuration Management
10 536 (4.20%) DevOps
11 524 (4.11%) Low Latency
12 517 (4.05%) Business Intelligence
13 508 (3.98%) Scrum
14 468 (3.67%) TDD
15 467 (3.66%) Problem Management
16 448 (3.51%) SOA
17 440 (3.45%) Mentoring
18 429 (3.36%) Continuous Integration
19 412 (3.23%) Analytics
20 407 (3.19%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4766 (37.34%) SQL
2 4211 (32.99%) Java
3 1994 (15.62%) Perl
4 1882 (14.75%) C++
5 1780 (13.95%) Shell Script
6 1600 (12.54%) Python
7 1427 (11.18%) JavaScript
8 998 (7.82%) Bash Shell
9 959 (7.51%) C
10 924 (7.24%) C#
11 796 (6.24%) PHP
12 760 (5.95%) PL/SQL
13 543 (4.25%) Ruby
14 312 (2.44%) PowerShell
15 215 (1.68%) VB
16 200 (1.57%) Korn
17 175 (1.37%) Scala
18 168 (1.32%) VBA
19 152 (1.19%) PHP5
20 126 (0.99%) AWK
Qualifications
1 2225 (17.43%) Degree
2 543 (4.25%) Security Cleared
3 340 (2.66%) SC Cleared
4 293 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
5 234 (1.83%) ISEB
6 216 (1.69%) CISSP
7 178 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 176 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
9 142 (1.11%) CCNA
10 141 (1.10%) MCSE
11 140 (1.10%) CCNP
12 114 (0.89%) DV Cleared
13 99 (0.78%) ISTQB
14 94 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
15 75 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 74 (0.58%) MCP
17 73 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 71 (0.56%) OCP
19 69 (0.54%) HND
20 62 (0.49%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 740 (5.80%) QA
2 434 (3.40%) SLA
3 245 (1.92%) PCI DSS
4 109 (0.85%) ISO 9001
5 83 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 72 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 44 (0.34%) COBIT
8 41 (0.32%) ISO 9000
9 24 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
10 21 (0.16%) EMIR
11 18 (0.14%) Data Quality
12 10 (0.078%) Basel II
12 10 (0.078%) DO-178B
13 7 (0.055%) Basel III
13 7 (0.055%) JTAG
13 7 (0.055%) BS7799
14 6 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 6 (0.047%) Solvency II
14 6 (0.047%) CRD IV
15 5 (0.039%) DICOM
System Software
1 853 (6.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 513 (4.02%) Active Directory
3 368 (2.88%) Oracle RAC
4 227 (1.78%) Oracle RMAN
5 175 (1.37%) VMware ESX
6 162 (1.27%) vSphere
7 160 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
8 154 (1.21%) Hyper-V
9 143 (1.12%) NFS
10 97 (0.76%) Firmware
11 96 (0.75%) Xen
12 89 (0.70%) KVM
13 80 (0.63%) XenApp
14 68 (0.53%) XenServer
14 68 (0.53%) Varnish
15 58 (0.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 54 (0.42%) Samba
17 51 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 51 (0.40%) Snort
18 50 (0.39%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 624 (4.89%) Puppet
2 414 (3.24%) Opscode Chef
3 305 (2.39%) Nagios
4 251 (1.97%) Data Guard
5 199 (1.56%) NetBackup
6 178 (1.39%) Tivoli
7 100 (0.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 99 (0.78%) OpenView
9 88 (0.69%) Ansible
10 87 (0.68%) Control-M
11 84 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 84 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
12 81 (0.63%) ITRS Geneos
13 71 (0.56%) SCOM
14 67 (0.52%) SCCM
15 65 (0.51%) Opsview
16 58 (0.45%) Cacti
17 54 (0.42%) BMC PATROL
18 48 (0.38%) Backup Exec
19 47 (0.37%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 4010 (31.42%) Oracle
2 1323 (10.37%) Microsoft
3 1213 (9.50%) VMware
4 1108 (8.68%) Red Hat
5 766 (6.00%) IBM
6 758 (5.94%) Cisco
7 642 (5.03%) HP
8 590 (4.62%) Sybase
9 383 (3.00%) Sun
10 357 (2.80%) Citrix
11 296 (2.32%) NetApp
12 293 (2.30%) EMC
13 222 (1.74%) Juniper
14 217 (1.70%) Veritas
15 192 (1.50%) Business Objects
16 186 (1.46%) CheckPoint
17 184 (1.44%) TIBCO
18 181 (1.42%) Bloomberg
19 171 (1.34%) Informatica
20 153 (1.20%) Symantec
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