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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 35 28 22
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 6484 7060 8860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.01% 7.03% 8.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.24% 25.52% 28.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5246 5793 7269
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 £31,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
29155 27660 30902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.01% 27.53% 27.97%
Number of salaries quoted 24436 23720 26697
Average salary £40,000 £41,877 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.48% +4.69%
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
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 September 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 September 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 3206 £57,500 +4.54% 358
South East -13 1128 £42,500 - 134
Yorkshire 0 528 £37,500 +2.73% 46
East of England +12 497 £45,000 +12.50% 67
West Midlands -8 321 £40,250 -10.55% 32
North West -11 312 £42,500 -0.58% 48
South West -9 284 £40,000 +6.66% 45
East Midlands -42 131 £37,500 +7.14% 10
North East +24 76 £30,000 +9.09% 13
Midlands +6 1 £50,000 -
UNIX
UK

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 7659 (58.87%) Linux
2 4895 (37.62%) SQL
3 4513 (34.69%) Java
4 4263 (32.76%) Windows
5 4166 (32.02%) Oracle
6 3776 (29.02%) Finance
7 2345 (18.02%) Degree
8 2104 (16.17%) Perl
9 1972 (15.16%) C++
10 1781 (13.69%) Shell Script
11 1660 (12.76%) Python
12 1641 (12.61%) SQL Server
13 1604 (12.33%) Solaris
14 1568 (12.05%) ITIL
15 1560 (11.99%) Banking
16 1484 (11.41%) JavaScript
17 1453 (11.17%) HTML
18 1421 (10.92%) MySQL
19 1371 (10.54%) Computer Science
20 1359 (10.45%) XML
21 1354 (10.41%) Software Engineering
22 1319 (10.14%) Microsoft
23 1255 (9.65%) OO
24 1247 (9.58%) Apache
25 1180 (9.07%) VMware
26 1161 (8.92%) Red Hat
27 1147 (8.82%) Oracle Database
28 1126 (8.65%) Relational Database
29 1066 (8.19%) Agile Software Development
29 1066 (8.19%) TCP/IP

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1247 (9.58%) Apache
2 1036 (7.96%) Tomcat
3 535 (4.11%) WebLogic
4 513 (3.94%) WebSphere
5 389 (2.99%) IIS
6 255 (1.96%) MS Exchange
7 181 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
8 177 (1.36%) SharePoint
9 150 (1.15%) Node.js
10 132 (1.01%) SAS
11 119 (0.91%) nginx
12 118 (0.91%) Apache Solr
13 113 (0.87%) Drupal
14 112 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
15 94 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 92 (0.71%) Oracle Service Bus
17 89 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
18 86 (0.66%) OpenStack
19 82 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
20 78 (0.60%) MQSeries
Applications
1 668 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 284 (2.18%) MS Office
3 62 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 52 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 30 (0.23%) MS Project
6 24 (0.18%) SPSS
7 12 (0.092%) Simulink
8 11 (0.085%) FastStats
9 10 (0.077%) Photoshop
10 8 (0.061%) Spreadsheet
11 5 (0.038%) PrintSoft PReS
12 4 (0.031%) Stata
13 3 (0.023%) Mathematica
14 2 (0.015%) S-PLUS
14 2 (0.015%) Acrobat
14 2 (0.015%) PowerPivot
15 1 (0.008%) Maya
15 1 (0.008%) InDesign
15 1 (0.008%) DOC1
15 1 (0.008%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 224 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
2 159 (1.22%) Oracle EBS R12
3 158 (1.21%) Oracle Applications
4 92 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
5 55 (0.42%) BusinessWorks
6 53 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 48 (0.37%) TIBCO iProcess
8 44 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
9 35 (0.27%) HFM
10 34 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
10 34 (0.26%) Magento
11 31 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
12 30 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
13 28 (0.22%) Temenos T24
14 26 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
15 21 (0.16%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
15 21 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
16 20 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
17 18 (0.14%) Agresso
17 18 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 299 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
2 193 (1.48%) SaaS
3 106 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
4 103 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
5 74 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 60 (0.46%) PaaS
7 32 (0.25%) Office 365
8 31 (0.24%) IaaS
9 24 (0.18%) Amazon S3
10 23 (0.18%) GitHub
11 14 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
12 13 (0.100%) Joyent
13 12 (0.092%) Google App Engine
14 11 (0.085%) Amazon EMR
15 10 (0.077%) Google Apps
16 9 (0.069%) Route 53
16 9 (0.069%) Rackspace Cloud
17 7 (0.054%) Force.com
17 7 (0.054%) IBM SmartCloud
17 7 (0.054%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1066 (8.19%) TCP/IP
2 1001 (7.69%) Firewall
3 881 (6.77%) SAN
4 811 (6.23%) DNS
5 633 (4.87%) Internet
6 533 (4.10%) HTTP
7 376 (2.89%) WAN
8 364 (2.80%) VPN
9 349 (2.68%) LAN
10 288 (2.21%) NAS
11 253 (1.94%) LDAP
12 227 (1.74%) DHCP
13 221 (1.70%) SSL
14 220 (1.69%) Network Security
15 218 (1.68%) BGP
16 200 (1.54%) SMTP
17 178 (1.37%) MPLS
18 168 (1.29%) FTP
19 165 (1.27%) OSPF
20 155 (1.19%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1641 (12.61%) SQL Server
2 1421 (10.92%) MySQL
3 1147 (8.82%) Oracle Database
4 1126 (8.65%) Relational Database
5 690 (5.30%) RDBMS
6 576 (4.43%) Oracle Database 11g
7 497 (3.82%) DB2
8 379 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
9 341 (2.62%) Big Data
10 315 (2.42%) Oracle Database 10g
11 273 (2.10%) NoSQL
12 244 (1.88%) MongoDB
13 234 (1.80%) Hadoop
14 233 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
15 222 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
16 153 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
17 152 (1.17%) OLTP
18 147 (1.13%) Oracle BI EE
19 146 (1.12%) Oracle ODI
20 127 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 629 (4.83%) Subversion
2 525 (4.04%) Git (software)
3 478 (3.67%) Maven
4 374 (2.87%) Jenkins
5 367 (2.82%) JUnit
6 354 (2.72%) Eclipse
7 348 (2.67%) JIRA
8 312 (2.40%) Ant
9 264 (2.03%) Selenium
10 166 (1.28%) Hudson
11 158 (1.21%) Cucumber
12 151 (1.16%) QuickTest Pro
13 132 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
14 121 (0.93%) Toad
15 100 (0.77%) TeamCity
16 88 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 81 (0.62%) WebDriver
18 73 (0.56%) ClearCase
19 70 (0.54%) LoadRunner
20 58 (0.45%) JMeter
General
1 3776 (29.02%) Finance
2 1560 (11.99%) Banking
3 824 (6.33%) Front Office
4 716 (5.50%) Telecoms
5 650 (5.00%) Investment Banking
6 445 (3.42%) Retail
7 309 (2.37%) Financial Institution
8 307 (2.36%) Marketing
9 240 (1.84%) Games
10 198 (1.52%) Back Office
11 164 (1.26%) Manufacturing
12 147 (1.13%) Advertising
13 126 (0.97%) French Language
14 110 (0.85%) Legal
15 105 (0.81%) Electronics
16 96 (0.74%) German Language
17 92 (0.71%) Billing
18 86 (0.66%) Publishing
19 45 (0.35%) Law
20 41 (0.32%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3570 (27.44%) Developer
2 1993 (15.32%) Analyst
3 1246 (9.58%) Java Developer
4 1093 (8.40%) Administrator
5 911 (7.00%) Support Analyst
6 896 (6.89%) Applications Support
7 717 (5.51%) C++ Developer
8 668 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
9 615 (4.73%) Software Engineer
10 566 (4.35%) DBA
11 556 (4.27%) Consultant
12 539 (4.14%) Support Engineer
13 477 (3.67%) Architect
14 449 (3.45%) Senior Developer
15 429 (3.30%) Oracle DBA
16 420 (3.23%) Software Developer
17 384 (2.95%) Linux Administrator
18 380 (2.92%) Applications Support Analyst
19 369 (2.84%) Systems Engineer
20 349 (2.68%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1453 (11.17%) HTML
2 1359 (10.45%) XML
3 1035 (7.95%) Web Services
4 829 (6.37%) CSS
5 821 (6.31%) Spring
6 820 (6.30%) J2EE
7 611 (4.70%) Middleware
8 606 (4.66%) .NET
9 516 (3.97%) jQuery
10 446 (3.43%) Hibernate
11 419 (3.22%) STL
12 416 (3.20%) SOAP
13 338 (2.60%) Java EE
14 317 (2.44%) JSP
15 307 (2.36%) Ajax
16 300 (2.31%) LAMP
17 296 (2.27%) JSON
18 281 (2.16%) HTML5
19 240 (1.84%) Boost C++ Libraries
20 226 (1.74%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1371 (10.54%) Computer Science
2 523 (4.02%) Equities
3 476 (3.66%) Management Information System
4 472 (3.63%) Derivative
5 422 (3.24%) Open Source
6 408 (3.14%) Mathematics
7 407 (3.13%) Clustering
8 404 (3.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 342 (2.63%) Fixed Income
10 264 (2.03%) Hedge funds
11 251 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
12 241 (1.85%) Replication
13 219 (1.68%) Mainframe
14 217 (1.67%) Client/Server
15 122 (0.94%) Enterprise Storage
15 122 (0.94%) Data Integration
16 121 (0.93%) Mobile App
17 112 (0.86%) Physics
18 109 (0.84%) Firmware
19 106 (0.81%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7659 (58.87%) Linux
2 4263 (32.76%) Windows
3 1604 (12.33%) Solaris
4 834 (6.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 811 (6.23%) AIX
6 469 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 375 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 349 (2.68%) HPUX
9 249 (1.91%) CentOS
10 242 (1.86%) Ubuntu
11 182 (1.40%) Debian
12 168 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 160 (1.23%) Windows 7
14 154 (1.18%) Android
15 141 (1.08%) Apple iOS
16 120 (0.92%) Windows XP
17 84 (0.65%) SUSE
18 79 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
19 78 (0.60%) Mac OS X
20 52 (0.40%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1568 (12.05%) ITIL
2 1354 (10.41%) Software Engineering
3 1255 (9.65%) OO
4 1066 (8.19%) Agile Software Development
5 812 (6.24%) Multithreading
6 811 (6.23%) E-Commerce
7 628 (4.83%) Performance Tuning
8 610 (4.69%) Project Management
9 582 (4.47%) Configuration Management
9 582 (4.47%) Scrum
10 569 (4.37%) Business Intelligence
11 553 (4.25%) Low Latency
12 541 (4.16%) TDD
13 515 (3.96%) DevOps
14 488 (3.75%) Mentoring
15 459 (3.53%) SOA
16 453 (3.48%) Continuous Integration
17 448 (3.44%) Problem Management
18 418 (3.21%) Analytics
19 414 (3.18%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4895 (37.62%) SQL
2 4513 (34.69%) Java
3 2104 (16.17%) Perl
4 1972 (15.16%) C++
5 1781 (13.69%) Shell Script
6 1660 (12.76%) Python
7 1484 (11.41%) JavaScript
8 1057 (8.12%) C
9 994 (7.64%) Bash Shell
10 993 (7.63%) C#
11 863 (6.63%) PHP
12 795 (6.11%) PL/SQL
13 549 (4.22%) Ruby
14 335 (2.57%) PowerShell
15 250 (1.92%) VB
16 184 (1.41%) Korn
17 173 (1.33%) Scala
18 161 (1.24%) VBA
19 141 (1.08%) PHP5
20 102 (0.78%) AWK
Qualifications
1 2345 (18.02%) Degree
2 535 (4.11%) Security Cleared
3 344 (2.64%) SC Cleared
4 286 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
5 238 (1.83%) ISEB
6 202 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 198 (1.52%) CISSP
8 182 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
9 166 (1.28%) CCNA
10 160 (1.23%) MCSE
11 141 (1.08%) CCNP
12 138 (1.06%) DV Cleared
13 129 (0.99%) Oracle Certification
14 98 (0.75%) ISTQB
15 83 (0.64%) OCP
16 74 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 70 (0.54%) MCP
18 67 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 58 (0.45%) PhD
20 57 (0.44%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 743 (5.71%) QA
2 409 (3.14%) SLA
3 249 (1.91%) PCI DSS
4 128 (0.98%) ISO 9001
5 83 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 77 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 42 (0.32%) COBIT
8 34 (0.26%) ISO 9000
8 34 (0.26%) HL7
9 29 (0.22%) Data Quality
10 21 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
11 16 (0.12%) EMIR
12 10 (0.077%) Solvency II
13 9 (0.069%) Basel III
14 8 (0.061%) DO-178B
14 8 (0.061%) JTAG
15 6 (0.046%) Basel II
15 6 (0.046%) CRD IV
16 5 (0.038%) DICOM
17 4 (0.031%) BS7799
System Software
1 834 (6.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 556 (4.27%) Active Directory
3 367 (2.82%) Oracle RAC
4 238 (1.83%) Oracle RMAN
5 204 (1.57%) Hyper-V
6 185 (1.42%) VMware ESX
7 164 (1.26%) NFS
8 163 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
9 138 (1.06%) vSphere
10 97 (0.75%) KVM
11 91 (0.70%) Xen
12 88 (0.68%) XenApp
13 68 (0.52%) Varnish
14 65 (0.50%) XenServer
15 55 (0.42%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 53 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 47 (0.36%) Snort
18 39 (0.30%) Samba
19 35 (0.27%) PowerHA
20 33 (0.25%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 562 (4.32%) Puppet
2 351 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
3 318 (2.44%) Nagios
4 249 (1.91%) Data Guard
5 176 (1.35%) Tivoli
6 160 (1.23%) NetBackup
7 112 (0.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 100 (0.77%) OpenView
9 82 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
10 79 (0.61%) Control-M
11 76 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 65 (0.50%) Opsview
13 62 (0.48%) ITRS Geneos
14 60 (0.46%) SCCM
15 57 (0.44%) SCOM
16 50 (0.38%) CFEngine
17 48 (0.37%) BMC PATROL
18 45 (0.35%) Backup Exec
19 42 (0.32%) Cacti
19 42 (0.32%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4166 (32.02%) Oracle
2 1319 (10.14%) Microsoft
3 1180 (9.07%) VMware
4 1161 (8.92%) Red Hat
5 779 (5.99%) Cisco
6 750 (5.76%) IBM
7 664 (5.10%) HP
8 551 (4.23%) Sybase
9 543 (4.17%) JBoss
10 429 (3.30%) Sun
11 356 (2.74%) Citrix
12 331 (2.54%) EMC
13 315 (2.42%) NetApp
14 248 (1.91%) Juniper
15 203 (1.56%) Veritas
16 196 (1.51%) TIBCO
17 179 (1.38%) Google
18 171 (1.31%) SAP
19 166 (1.28%) Business Objects
20 157 (1.21%) Informatica
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Posted: 33 minutes ago
Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + (Potentially higher)
Posted: 1 hour ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £44000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary on application
Posted: 2 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £1111 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £1111 per annum + Excellent Salary/Benefits Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £37,000 to £50,000 per annum Salary is negotiable depending on ex
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: Salary is approx up to £35k base + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum Salary is approx 70-85k base + bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Worcestershire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Pension + Health care + bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: 4 hours ago
Chertsey, Surrey
F5 Networks
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Chertsey, Surrey
F5 Networks
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago