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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 35 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 6399 7027 8909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.98% 6.94% 7.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.18% 25.26% 28.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5177 5755 7295
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
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 £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
28852 27822 31242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.96% 27.49% 27.99%
Number of salaries quoted 24166 23843 26981
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 £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 27 August 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 27 August 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 3176 £57,500 +4.54% 330
South East -16 1108 £43,500 +2.35% 119
Yorkshire 0 518 £37,500 +7.14% 53
East of England +10 488 £43,500 +8.75% 66
North West -6 313 £42,500 - 49
West Midlands -14 301 £40,000 -5.88% 29
South West -6 291 £40,000 +6.66% 53
East Midlands -43 130 £37,500 +7.14% 11
North East +19 75 £28,750 +10.57% 9
Midlands +9 1 £50,000 -
UNIX
UK

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 7690 (59.09%) Linux
2 4868 (37.41%) SQL
3 4534 (34.84%) Java
4 4268 (32.80%) Windows
5 4167 (32.02%) Oracle
6 3747 (28.79%) Finance
7 2368 (18.20%) Degree
8 2116 (16.26%) Perl
9 1982 (15.23%) C++
10 1783 (13.70%) Shell Script
11 1690 (12.99%) Python
12 1634 (12.56%) SQL Server
13 1590 (12.22%) Solaris
14 1557 (11.96%) ITIL
15 1540 (11.83%) Banking
16 1491 (11.46%) JavaScript
17 1467 (11.27%) HTML
18 1448 (11.13%) MySQL
19 1388 (10.67%) Computer Science
20 1364 (10.48%) XML
21 1363 (10.47%) Software Engineering
22 1314 (10.10%) Microsoft
23 1254 (9.64%) OO
24 1249 (9.60%) Apache
25 1191 (9.15%) VMware
26 1163 (8.94%) Red Hat
27 1142 (8.78%) Relational Database
28 1141 (8.77%) Oracle Database
29 1072 (8.24%) TCP/IP
30 1071 (8.23%) C

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1249 (9.60%) Apache
2 1052 (8.08%) Tomcat
3 531 (4.08%) WebLogic
4 509 (3.91%) WebSphere
5 387 (2.97%) IIS
6 264 (2.03%) MS Exchange
7 179 (1.38%) WebSphere Application Server
7 179 (1.38%) SharePoint
8 150 (1.15%) Node.js
9 132 (1.01%) SAS
10 125 (0.96%) nginx
11 121 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
12 120 (0.92%) Apache Solr
13 114 (0.88%) Drupal
14 97 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
15 92 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 90 (0.69%) Oracle Service Bus
17 85 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
18 82 (0.63%) OpenStack
19 79 (0.61%) MQSeries
Applications
1 670 (5.15%) MS Excel
2 278 (2.14%) MS Office
3 60 (0.46%) MS Visio
4 52 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 30 (0.23%) MS Project
6 23 (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 3 (0.023%) Stata
12 3 (0.023%) Mathematica
13 2 (0.015%) S-PLUS
13 2 (0.015%) Acrobat
13 2 (0.015%) PowerPivot
14 1 (0.008%) Maya
14 1 (0.008%) InDesign
14 1 (0.008%) DOC1
14 1 (0.008%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 222 (1.71%) Oracle EBS
2 158 (1.21%) Oracle Applications
3 156 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
4 90 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
5 54 (0.41%) BusinessWorks
6 53 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 47 (0.36%) TIBCO iProcess
8 45 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
9 34 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
10 33 (0.25%) HFM
10 33 (0.25%) Magento
11 32 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
12 30 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
13 26 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
14 25 (0.19%) Temenos T24
15 21 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
15 21 (0.16%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
15 21 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
16 18 (0.14%) Agresso
17 17 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 304 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
2 194 (1.49%) SaaS
3 108 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
4 107 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
5 72 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
6 62 (0.48%) PaaS
7 34 (0.26%) IaaS
8 32 (0.25%) Office 365
9 26 (0.20%) Amazon S3
10 24 (0.18%) GitHub
11 14 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
12 12 (0.092%) Joyent
13 11 (0.085%) Google App Engine
13 11 (0.085%) Amazon EMR
14 10 (0.077%) Google Apps
15 9 (0.069%) Route 53
16 8 (0.061%) Rackspace Cloud
17 7 (0.054%) Force.com
17 7 (0.054%) IBM SmartCloud
17 7 (0.054%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1072 (8.24%) TCP/IP
2 1014 (7.79%) Firewall
3 899 (6.91%) SAN
4 817 (6.28%) DNS
5 655 (5.03%) Internet
6 537 (4.13%) HTTP
7 380 (2.92%) WAN
8 365 (2.80%) VPN
9 355 (2.73%) LAN
10 309 (2.37%) NAS
11 251 (1.93%) LDAP
12 236 (1.81%) DHCP
13 224 (1.72%) SSL
14 218 (1.68%) Network Security
15 211 (1.62%) BGP
16 206 (1.58%) SMTP
17 174 (1.34%) MPLS
18 171 (1.31%) FTP
19 160 (1.23%) OSPF
20 151 (1.16%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1634 (12.56%) SQL Server
2 1448 (11.13%) MySQL
3 1142 (8.78%) Relational Database
4 1141 (8.77%) Oracle Database
5 703 (5.40%) RDBMS
6 572 (4.40%) Oracle Database 11g
7 499 (3.83%) DB2
8 375 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
9 338 (2.60%) Big Data
10 311 (2.39%) Oracle Database 10g
11 275 (2.11%) NoSQL
12 244 (1.87%) MongoDB
13 234 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
14 233 (1.79%) Hadoop
15 218 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
16 155 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
17 151 (1.16%) OLTP
18 144 (1.11%) Oracle BI EE
18 144 (1.11%) Oracle ODI
19 127 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 637 (4.89%) Subversion
2 526 (4.04%) Git (software)
3 481 (3.70%) Maven
4 377 (2.90%) Jenkins
5 365 (2.80%) JUnit
6 350 (2.69%) Eclipse
7 348 (2.67%) JIRA
8 316 (2.43%) Ant
9 263 (2.02%) Selenium
10 164 (1.26%) Hudson
11 156 (1.20%) Cucumber
12 149 (1.14%) QuickTest Pro
13 133 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
14 123 (0.95%) Toad
15 101 (0.78%) TeamCity
16 86 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 77 (0.59%) WebDriver
18 73 (0.56%) ClearCase
19 68 (0.52%) LoadRunner
20 58 (0.45%) JMeter
General
1 3747 (28.79%) Finance
2 1540 (11.83%) Banking
3 809 (6.22%) Front Office
4 711 (5.46%) Telecoms
5 646 (4.96%) Investment Banking
6 438 (3.37%) Retail
7 312 (2.40%) Marketing
8 304 (2.34%) Financial Institution
9 237 (1.82%) Games
10 194 (1.49%) Back Office
11 163 (1.25%) Manufacturing
12 153 (1.18%) Advertising
13 132 (1.01%) French Language
14 111 (0.85%) Legal
15 106 (0.81%) Electronics
16 102 (0.78%) German Language
17 90 (0.69%) Billing
18 87 (0.67%) Publishing
19 45 (0.35%) Law
20 41 (0.32%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3584 (27.54%) Developer
2 1968 (15.12%) Analyst
3 1242 (9.54%) Java Developer
4 1102 (8.47%) Administrator
5 888 (6.82%) Support Analyst
6 884 (6.79%) Applications Support
7 717 (5.51%) C++ Developer
8 678 (5.21%) Systems Administrator
9 619 (4.76%) Software Engineer
10 563 (4.33%) Consultant
11 557 (4.28%) DBA
12 547 (4.20%) Support Engineer
13 479 (3.68%) Architect
14 461 (3.54%) Senior Developer
15 426 (3.27%) Software Developer
16 417 (3.20%) Oracle DBA
17 394 (3.03%) Linux Administrator
18 373 (2.87%) Applications Support Analyst
18 373 (2.87%) Systems Engineer
19 358 (2.75%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1467 (11.27%) HTML
2 1364 (10.48%) XML
3 1041 (8.00%) Web Services
4 839 (6.45%) CSS
5 826 (6.35%) J2EE
6 823 (6.32%) Spring
7 610 (4.69%) Middleware
7 610 (4.69%) .NET
8 522 (4.01%) jQuery
9 449 (3.45%) Hibernate
10 424 (3.26%) STL
11 410 (3.15%) SOAP
12 344 (2.64%) Java EE
13 319 (2.45%) JSP
14 313 (2.41%) Ajax
15 303 (2.33%) LAMP
16 299 (2.30%) JSON
17 284 (2.18%) HTML5
18 245 (1.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 226 (1.74%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 1388 (10.67%) Computer Science
2 514 (3.95%) Equities
3 470 (3.61%) Derivative
4 469 (3.60%) Management Information System
5 422 (3.24%) Open Source
6 413 (3.17%) Mathematics
7 403 (3.10%) Clustering
8 396 (3.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 341 (2.62%) Fixed Income
10 264 (2.03%) Hedge funds
11 259 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
12 244 (1.87%) Replication
13 226 (1.74%) Mainframe
14 218 (1.68%) Client/Server
15 130 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
16 124 (0.95%) Mobile App
17 120 (0.92%) Data Integration
18 110 (0.85%) Physics
19 108 (0.83%) Firmware
20 107 (0.82%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 7690 (59.09%) Linux
2 4268 (32.80%) Windows
3 1590 (12.22%) Solaris
4 825 (6.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 807 (6.20%) AIX
6 472 (3.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 384 (2.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 352 (2.70%) HPUX
9 249 (1.91%) CentOS
10 246 (1.89%) Ubuntu
11 187 (1.44%) Debian
12 166 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
13 157 (1.21%) Android
14 156 (1.20%) Windows 7
15 143 (1.10%) Apple iOS
16 119 (0.91%) Windows XP
17 88 (0.68%) SUSE
18 80 (0.61%) Mac OS X
18 80 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
19 52 (0.40%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1557 (11.96%) ITIL
2 1363 (10.47%) Software Engineering
3 1254 (9.64%) OO
4 1071 (8.23%) Agile Software Development
5 813 (6.25%) Multithreading
6 800 (6.15%) E-Commerce
7 622 (4.78%) Performance Tuning
8 605 (4.65%) Project Management
9 590 (4.53%) Configuration Management
10 588 (4.52%) Scrum
11 569 (4.37%) Business Intelligence
12 558 (4.29%) Low Latency
13 540 (4.15%) TDD
14 522 (4.01%) DevOps
15 457 (3.51%) SOA
16 456 (3.50%) Continuous Integration
17 450 (3.46%) Problem Management
18 422 (3.24%) Service Management
19 420 (3.23%) Analytics
20 402 (3.09%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4868 (37.41%) SQL
2 4534 (34.84%) Java
3 2116 (16.26%) Perl
4 1982 (15.23%) C++
5 1783 (13.70%) Shell Script
6 1690 (12.99%) Python
7 1491 (11.46%) JavaScript
8 1071 (8.23%) C
9 999 (7.68%) C#
10 996 (7.65%) Bash Shell
11 878 (6.75%) PHP
12 800 (6.15%) PL/SQL
13 563 (4.33%) Ruby
14 342 (2.63%) PowerShell
15 245 (1.88%) VB
16 184 (1.41%) Korn
17 174 (1.34%) Scala
18 158 (1.21%) VBA
19 141 (1.08%) PHP5
20 99 (0.76%) AWK
Qualifications
1 2368 (18.20%) Degree
2 538 (4.13%) Security Cleared
3 344 (2.64%) SC Cleared
4 285 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
5 232 (1.78%) ISEB
6 204 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 201 (1.54%) CISSP
8 179 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
9 166 (1.28%) CCNA
10 161 (1.24%) MCSE
11 146 (1.12%) DV Cleared
12 140 (1.08%) CCNP
13 132 (1.01%) Oracle Certification
14 93 (0.71%) ISTQB
15 83 (0.64%) OCP
16 75 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 67 (0.51%) MCP
18 64 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 59 (0.45%) PhD
20 56 (0.43%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 743 (5.71%) QA
2 411 (3.16%) SLA
3 251 (1.93%) PCI DSS
4 133 (1.02%) ISO 9001
5 84 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 75 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 42 (0.32%) COBIT
8 37 (0.28%) HL7
9 34 (0.26%) ISO 9000
10 31 (0.24%) Data Quality
11 21 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
12 16 (0.12%) EMIR
13 10 (0.077%) Basel III
14 9 (0.069%) Solvency II
15 8 (0.061%) DO-178B
15 8 (0.061%) JTAG
16 6 (0.046%) CRD IV
17 5 (0.038%) DICOM
18 4 (0.031%) BS7799
18 4 (0.031%) Basel II
System Software
1 841 (6.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 560 (4.30%) Active Directory
3 364 (2.80%) Oracle RAC
4 234 (1.80%) Oracle RMAN
5 210 (1.61%) Hyper-V
6 194 (1.49%) VMware ESX
7 173 (1.33%) NFS
8 162 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
9 137 (1.05%) vSphere
10 100 (0.77%) KVM
11 91 (0.70%) Xen
12 89 (0.68%) XenApp
13 68 (0.52%) Varnish
14 64 (0.49%) XenServer
15 53 (0.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 48 (0.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 48 (0.37%) Snort
17 41 (0.32%) Samba
18 33 (0.25%) Sendmail
18 33 (0.25%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 563 (4.33%) Puppet
2 351 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
3 320 (2.46%) Nagios
4 246 (1.89%) Data Guard
5 177 (1.36%) Tivoli
6 163 (1.25%) NetBackup
7 108 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 100 (0.77%) OpenView
9 82 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
10 77 (0.59%) Control-M
11 73 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 64 (0.49%) Opsview
13 58 (0.45%) SCCM
14 56 (0.43%) ITRS Geneos
15 55 (0.42%) SCOM
16 52 (0.40%) CFEngine
17 49 (0.38%) BMC PATROL
18 47 (0.36%) Backup Exec
19 45 (0.35%) Cacti
20 40 (0.31%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4167 (32.02%) Oracle
2 1314 (10.10%) Microsoft
3 1191 (9.15%) VMware
4 1163 (8.94%) Red Hat
5 777 (5.97%) Cisco
6 742 (5.70%) IBM
7 675 (5.19%) HP
8 548 (4.21%) Sybase
9 545 (4.19%) JBoss
10 431 (3.31%) Sun
11 353 (2.71%) Citrix
12 334 (2.57%) EMC
13 316 (2.43%) NetApp
14 246 (1.89%) Juniper
15 200 (1.54%) Veritas
16 193 (1.48%) TIBCO
17 181 (1.39%) Google
18 173 (1.33%) SAP
19 161 (1.24%) Business Objects
20 152 (1.17%) Informatica
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive + benefits
Posted: 35 minutes ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive + package
Posted: 35 minutes ago
London
Elsevier
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 39 minutes ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + pension & healthcare
Posted: 1 hour ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: excellent
Posted: 1 hour ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £44000 - £50000 Per Annum C50k + On Call + Bonus + Benefits.
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago