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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 43 38 29
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 5635 6495 7039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.45% 5.78% 6.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.48% 21.48% 24.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4591 5245 5776
Average salary £50,750 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.84% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
27518 30244 28499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.64% 26.90% 27.65%
Number of salaries quoted 23291 25628 24358
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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -5 2821 £60,000 +4.34% 321
South East +17 1220 £45,000 +5.88% 126
East of England -34 298 £45,000 +3.44% 51
South West +9 296 £40,000 - 57
Yorkshire -27 287 £40,000 +6.66% 38
West Midlands +25 276 £45,000 +12.50% 23
North West -32 197 £42,500 +11.11% 42
East Midlands +19 194 £42,500 +20.99% 11
North East -20 48 £27,500 -12.69% 7
Midlands -1 12 £50,000 -2.43% 1
UNIX
UK

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 6454 (58.97%) Linux
2 4127 (37.71%) SQL
3 3577 (32.68%) Java
4 3520 (32.16%) Oracle
5 3484 (31.83%) Finance
6 3392 (30.99%) Windows
7 1907 (17.42%) Agile Software Development
8 1782 (16.28%) Perl
9 1781 (16.27%) Python
10 1700 (15.53%) Degree
11 1598 (14.60%) C++
12 1453 (13.28%) SQL Server
13 1391 (12.71%) Banking
14 1312 (11.99%) JavaScript
15 1266 (11.57%) Shell Script
16 1227 (11.21%) Solaris
17 1165 (10.64%) XML
18 1157 (10.57%) Analytical Skills
19 1102 (10.07%) ITIL
20 1101 (10.06%) HTML
21 1072 (9.79%) VMware
22 1071 (9.79%) Microsoft
23 1061 (9.69%) Oracle Database
24 1022 (9.34%) Software Engineering
25 1019 (9.31%) MySQL
26 972 (8.88%) Computer Science
27 939 (8.58%) Relational Database
28 925 (8.45%) PL/SQL
29 918 (8.39%) Web Services
30 898 (8.20%) Red Hat

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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
1 797 (7.28%) Apache
2 711 (6.50%) Tomcat
3 564 (5.15%) WebSphere
4 513 (4.69%) WebLogic
5 430 (3.93%) JBoss
6 224 (2.05%) WebSphere Application Server
7 217 (1.98%) MS Exchange
8 212 (1.94%) IIS
9 155 (1.42%) Node.js
10 137 (1.25%) SharePoint
11 135 (1.23%) nginx
12 127 (1.16%) OpenStack
13 107 (0.98%) Oracle Service Bus
14 104 (0.95%) GlassFish
15 103 (0.94%) SAS
16 101 (0.92%) Oracle Workflow
17 96 (0.88%) MQSeries
18 93 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
19 86 (0.79%) Apache Solr
20 79 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 701 (6.40%) MS Excel
2 273 (2.49%) MS Office
3 82 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 63 (0.58%) MS Visio
5 53 (0.48%) MS Project
6 40 (0.37%) Photoshop
7 12 (0.11%) CPLEX
8 8 (0.073%) InDesign
8 8 (0.073%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 6 (0.055%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.046%) InfoPath
11 4 (0.037%) Maya
12 3 (0.027%) Abaqus
12 3 (0.027%) GNU Octave
13 2 (0.018%) SPSS
14 1 (0.009%) Adobe Illustrator
14 1 (0.009%) PrintSoft PReS
14 1 (0.009%) OmniGraffle
14 1 (0.009%) Mingle
14 1 (0.009%) InCopy
Business Applications
1 158 (1.44%) Oracle EBS
2 123 (1.12%) Oracle EBS R12
3 120 (1.10%) Oracle Applications
4 77 (0.70%) Oracle General Ledger
5 69 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
6 54 (0.49%) ION MarketView
7 49 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
8 45 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 42 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
10 41 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
11 27 (0.25%) RMDS
11 27 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
12 26 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
13 25 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
14 21 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
15 19 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
16 17 (0.16%) Magento
17 16 (0.15%) Oracle iProcurement
17 16 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
18 15 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 417 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
2 229 (2.09%) SaaS
3 111 (1.01%) PaaS
4 95 (0.87%) IaaS
5 75 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
6 69 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
7 66 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
8 50 (0.46%) GitHub
9 42 (0.38%) Amazon S3
10 32 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
11 21 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
11 21 (0.19%) Office 365
12 15 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
13 14 (0.13%) Amazon Glacier
14 13 (0.12%) IBM SmartCloud
14 13 (0.12%) Google App Engine
14 13 (0.12%) Heroku
15 11 (0.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 10 (0.091%) Rackspace Cloud
17 9 (0.082%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 887 (8.10%) TCP/IP
2 878 (8.02%) Firewall
3 688 (6.29%) SAN
4 583 (5.33%) DNS
5 436 (3.98%) Internet
6 425 (3.88%) HTTP
7 387 (3.54%) LAN
8 371 (3.39%) WAN
9 272 (2.49%) LDAP
10 245 (2.24%) NAS
11 217 (1.98%) VPN
12 212 (1.94%) Network Security
13 183 (1.67%) DHCP
13 183 (1.67%) BGP
14 166 (1.52%) SSL
15 132 (1.21%) VoIP
16 122 (1.11%) OSPF
17 115 (1.05%) FTP
18 111 (1.01%) SSH
19 105 (0.96%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1453 (13.28%) SQL Server
2 1061 (9.69%) Oracle Database
3 1019 (9.31%) MySQL
4 939 (8.58%) Relational Database
5 519 (4.74%) Oracle Database 11g
6 496 (4.53%) RDBMS
7 402 (3.67%) DB2
8 318 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
9 291 (2.66%) Big Data
10 271 (2.48%) Oracle Reports
11 236 (2.16%) MongoDB
12 226 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
13 204 (1.86%) NoSQL
14 189 (1.73%) Hadoop
15 164 (1.50%) Oracle Database 10g
16 163 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
17 147 (1.34%) Oracle ODI
18 144 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 137 (1.25%) Oracle BI EE
20 119 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 680 (6.21%) Git (software)
2 506 (4.62%) Subversion
3 463 (4.23%) Maven
4 461 (4.21%) Jenkins
5 278 (2.54%) Eclipse
6 258 (2.36%) JIRA
7 256 (2.34%) JUnit
8 239 (2.18%) Oracle Forms
9 235 (2.15%) Selenium
10 217 (1.98%) Ant
11 126 (1.15%) Hudson
12 119 (1.09%) Cucumber
13 100 (0.91%) Visual Studio
14 95 (0.87%) TeamCity
15 78 (0.71%) WebDriver
15 78 (0.71%) HP UFT
16 70 (0.64%) RSpec
17 69 (0.63%) LoadRunner
18 57 (0.52%) Mercurial
19 54 (0.49%) Toad
General
1 3484 (31.83%) Finance
2 1391 (12.71%) Banking
3 618 (5.65%) Front Office
4 590 (5.39%) Retail
5 566 (5.17%) Telecoms
6 468 (4.28%) Investment Banking
7 242 (2.21%) Financial Institution
8 229 (2.09%) Back Office
9 177 (1.62%) Games
10 175 (1.60%) Marketing
11 133 (1.22%) Legal
12 131 (1.20%) Electronics
13 110 (1.01%) Manufacturing
14 89 (0.81%) Advertising
15 80 (0.73%) Law
16 72 (0.66%) German Language
17 68 (0.62%) French Language
18 67 (0.61%) Automotive
19 64 (0.58%) Retail Banking
20 51 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2984 (27.26%) Developer
2 1554 (14.20%) Analyst
3 942 (8.61%) Java Developer
4 906 (8.28%) Applications Support
5 849 (7.76%) Administrator
6 803 (7.34%) Support Analyst
7 574 (5.24%) Systems Administrator
8 559 (5.11%) Consultant
9 557 (5.09%) C++ Developer
10 521 (4.76%) Software Engineer
11 464 (4.24%) Support Engineer
12 439 (4.01%) Applications Support Analyst
13 433 (3.96%) Senior Developer
14 424 (3.87%) Architect
15 398 (3.64%) DBA
16 304 (2.78%) Linux Administrator
17 280 (2.56%) DevOps Engineer
18 273 (2.49%) UNIX Administrator
19 269 (2.46%) Oracle DBA
20 258 (2.36%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1165 (10.64%) XML
2 1101 (10.06%) HTML
3 918 (8.39%) Web Services
4 749 (6.84%) Spring
5 732 (6.69%) J2EE
6 650 (5.94%) CSS
7 594 (5.43%) .NET
8 571 (5.22%) Middleware
9 419 (3.83%) Hibernate
10 399 (3.65%) FIX Protocol
11 356 (3.25%) SOAP
12 351 (3.21%) jQuery
13 326 (2.98%) REST
14 309 (2.82%) JMS
15 297 (2.71%) Java EE
16 290 (2.65%) HTML5
17 252 (2.30%) STL
17 252 (2.30%) JSP
18 229 (2.09%) JSON
19 191 (1.75%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1157 (10.57%) Analytical Skills
2 972 (8.88%) Computer Science
3 622 (5.68%) Data Centre
4 485 (4.43%) Derivative
5 410 (3.75%) Equities
6 377 (3.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 370 (3.38%) Management Information System
8 333 (3.04%) Data Structures
9 308 (2.81%) Clustering
10 305 (2.79%) Fixed Income
11 284 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
12 265 (2.42%) Algorithms
13 245 (2.24%) Hedge funds
14 243 (2.22%) Mainframe
15 241 (2.20%) Mathematics
16 196 (1.79%) Replication
17 172 (1.57%) Client/Server
18 138 (1.26%) Equity Derivative
19 129 (1.18%) User Experience
20 106 (0.97%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6454 (58.97%) Linux
2 3392 (30.99%) Windows
3 1227 (11.21%) Solaris
4 652 (5.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 588 (5.37%) AIX
6 317 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 242 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 222 (2.03%) Ubuntu
9 186 (1.70%) HPUX
10 182 (1.66%) CentOS
11 178 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
12 147 (1.34%) Debian
13 140 (1.28%) Apple iOS
14 125 (1.14%) Android
15 114 (1.04%) SUSE
16 108 (0.99%) Mac OS X
17 106 (0.97%) Windows 7
18 103 (0.94%) Windows XP
19 93 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
20 51 (0.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1907 (17.42%) Agile Software Development
2 1102 (10.07%) ITIL
3 1022 (9.34%) Software Engineering
4 807 (7.37%) OO
5 720 (6.58%) TDD
6 714 (6.52%) SDLC
7 711 (6.50%) DevOps
8 647 (5.91%) Scrum
9 614 (5.61%) Multithreading
10 604 (5.52%) Continuous Integration
11 539 (4.92%) E-Commerce
12 509 (4.65%) Project Management
13 476 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
14 473 (4.32%) Configuration Management
15 457 (4.18%) SOA
16 423 (3.86%) Service Delivery
17 418 (3.82%) Mentoring
18 417 (3.81%) Business Intelligence
19 374 (3.42%) ETL
20 372 (3.40%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4127 (37.71%) SQL
2 3577 (32.68%) Java
3 1782 (16.28%) Perl
4 1781 (16.27%) Python
5 1598 (14.60%) C++
6 1312 (11.99%) JavaScript
7 1266 (11.57%) Shell Script
8 925 (8.45%) PL/SQL
9 807 (7.37%) C
10 767 (7.01%) Bash Shell
11 725 (6.62%) C#
12 630 (5.76%) PHP
13 557 (5.09%) Ruby
14 242 (2.21%) PowerShell
15 211 (1.93%) Scala
16 189 (1.73%) Korn
17 171 (1.56%) T-SQL
18 145 (1.32%) COBOL
19 130 (1.19%) VB
20 107 (0.98%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1700 (15.53%) Degree
2 555 (5.07%) Security Cleared
3 348 (3.18%) SC Cleared
4 338 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
5 224 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 213 (1.95%) CCNA
7 202 (1.85%) CISSP
8 184 (1.68%) ISEB
9 163 (1.49%) CCNP
10 146 (1.33%) DV Cleared
11 123 (1.12%) MCSE
12 106 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
13 86 (0.79%) MCP
13 86 (0.79%) CISM
14 78 (0.71%) MCITP
15 77 (0.70%) RHCE
16 76 (0.69%) Sun Certification
17 66 (0.60%) ISTQB
18 57 (0.52%) PhD
19 56 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 620 (5.66%) QA
2 400 (3.65%) SLA
3 167 (1.53%) PCI DSS
4 141 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 74 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 50 (0.46%) COBIT
7 32 (0.29%) ISO 9001
8 16 (0.15%) ISO 9000
9 15 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
10 14 (0.13%) EMIR
11 12 (0.11%) Basel II
12 11 (0.10%) Data Quality
13 10 (0.091%) MiFID
14 9 (0.082%) GPG13
15 7 (0.064%) Solvency II
15 7 (0.064%) JSP 440
15 7 (0.064%) WCAG
16 6 (0.055%) PMBOK
17 5 (0.046%) RosettaNet
17 5 (0.046%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 732 (6.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 567 (5.18%) Active Directory
3 322 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
4 168 (1.53%) vSphere
5 134 (1.22%) NFS
6 121 (1.11%) VMware ESX
7 109 (1.00%) Hyper-V
8 85 (0.78%) XenApp
9 81 (0.74%) Xen
10 74 (0.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 64 (0.58%) Samba
12 63 (0.58%) Firmware
12 63 (0.58%) KVM
13 56 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
14 49 (0.45%) iptables
15 43 (0.39%) vCloud
16 40 (0.37%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 37 (0.34%) XenServer
17 37 (0.34%) Docker
18 36 (0.33%) Squid
Systems Management
1 644 (5.88%) Puppet
2 411 (3.76%) Opscode Chef
3 287 (2.62%) Nagios
4 217 (1.98%) Data Guard
5 213 (1.95%) Tivoli
6 156 (1.43%) Ansible
7 147 (1.34%) Oracle RMAN
8 117 (1.07%) NetBackup
9 87 (0.79%) Salt
10 73 (0.67%) Vagrant
11 71 (0.65%) Oracle ZFS
12 68 (0.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 68 (0.62%) OpenView
13 67 (0.61%) ITRS Geneos
14 65 (0.59%) Control-M
15 58 (0.53%) SCCM
15 58 (0.53%) SCOM
15 58 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
16 57 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 55 (0.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3520 (32.16%) Oracle
2 1072 (9.79%) VMware
3 1071 (9.79%) Microsoft
4 898 (8.20%) Red Hat
5 676 (6.18%) IBM
6 646 (5.90%) Cisco
7 611 (5.58%) HP
8 529 (4.83%) Sybase
9 347 (3.17%) Sun
10 330 (3.02%) Citrix
11 270 (2.47%) NetApp
12 226 (2.06%) Juniper
13 213 (1.95%) EMC
14 201 (1.84%) SAP
15 197 (1.80%) F5
16 176 (1.61%) CheckPoint
17 172 (1.57%) Veritas
18 162 (1.48%) Informatica
19 161 (1.47%) Business Objects
20 131 (1.20%) Symantec
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £500000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Posted: 8 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Emponics Limited
Salary: health,pen, etc
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Stream Search Ltd
Salary: package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
People Source Consulting Ltd
Salary: excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Scope AT Limited
Posted: 8 hours ago
Walton-on-thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Folkestone, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + standard
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £25-30,000 + Great Bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
South West London
Kyna Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago