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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 41 36 29
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 5759 6408 6910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.63% 5.98% 6.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.45% 22.19% 25.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4624 5184 5654
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.31% +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
26848 28876 27361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.26% 26.95% 27.52%
Number of salaries quoted 22899 24181 23436
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -2 2862 £60,000 +4.34% 290
South East +11 1224 £45,000 +3.44% 111
South West +8 342 £42,500 +6.25% 48
East of England -21 337 £45,000 +1.12% 42
Yorkshire -22 332 £40,000 +6.66% 50
North West -3 272 £43,000 +1.17% 49
West Midlands -24 209 £45,000 +12.50% 24
East Midlands +23 184 £39,250 +4.66% 30
North East -32 25 £30,000 +4.34% 7
Midlands -10 4 £50,000 -
UNIX
UK

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6494 (58.85%) Linux
2 4335 (39.28%) SQL
3 3622 (32.82%) Java
4 3559 (32.25%) Oracle
5 3387 (30.69%) Finance
6 3249 (29.44%) Windows
7 2128 (19.28%) Agile Software Development
8 1845 (16.72%) Perl
9 1807 (16.38%) Python
10 1676 (15.19%) Degree
11 1537 (13.93%) C++
12 1521 (13.78%) Banking
13 1385 (12.55%) JavaScript
14 1347 (12.21%) SQL Server
15 1308 (11.85%) Shell Script
16 1272 (11.53%) XML
17 1262 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
18 1163 (10.54%) HTML
19 1137 (10.30%) ITIL
20 1130 (10.24%) Solaris
21 1104 (10.00%) Oracle Database
22 1090 (9.88%) Microsoft
23 1074 (9.73%) VMware
24 1049 (9.51%) Software Engineering
25 1041 (9.43%) Computer Science
26 962 (8.72%) PL/SQL
27 947 (8.58%) Relational Database
28 945 (8.56%) Web Services
29 910 (8.25%) MySQL
30 867 (7.86%) TCP/IP

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 828 (7.50%) Apache
2 631 (5.72%) Tomcat
3 596 (5.40%) WebLogic
4 551 (4.99%) WebSphere
5 399 (3.62%) JBoss
6 219 (1.98%) WebSphere Application Server
7 216 (1.96%) IIS
8 203 (1.84%) MS Exchange
9 169 (1.53%) Node.js
10 140 (1.27%) SharePoint
10 140 (1.27%) OpenStack
11 116 (1.05%) SAS
12 106 (0.96%) nginx
13 97 (0.88%) Confluence
14 94 (0.85%) Oracle Service Bus
15 90 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 89 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
17 86 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
18 80 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
19 78 (0.71%) MQSeries
Applications
1 662 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 271 (2.46%) MS Office
3 93 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 65 (0.59%) MS Visio
5 49 (0.44%) Photoshop
6 45 (0.41%) MS Project
7 16 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 12 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 10 (0.091%) Adobe Illustrator
10 8 (0.072%) InDesign
11 7 (0.063%) CPLEX
12 6 (0.054%) SPSS
13 5 (0.045%) Maya
13 5 (0.045%) InfoPath
14 3 (0.027%) HipChat
14 3 (0.027%) Simulink
15 2 (0.018%) S-PLUS
15 2 (0.018%) GNU Octave
16 1 (0.009%) FrameMaker
16 1 (0.009%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 162 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
2 138 (1.25%) Oracle Applications
3 121 (1.10%) Oracle EBS R12
4 65 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
5 55 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 47 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
7 39 (0.35%) ION MarketView
8 29 (0.26%) RMDS
8 29 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
9 22 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
10 20 (0.18%) thinkFolio
11 19 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
12 18 (0.16%) Magento
13 17 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
14 16 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
14 16 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
14 16 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
15 15 (0.14%) Markit EDM
16 12 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
16 12 (0.11%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 412 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
2 202 (1.83%) SaaS
3 139 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 109 (0.99%) IaaS
5 84 (0.76%) PaaS
6 80 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
7 43 (0.39%) GitHub
8 40 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
9 32 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
10 23 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
11 18 (0.16%) Office 365
12 15 (0.14%) Amazon S3
13 14 (0.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 13 (0.12%) Google Analytics
15 12 (0.11%) Google App Engine
16 10 (0.091%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 9 (0.082%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 9 (0.082%) Mimecast
18 8 (0.072%) IBM SmartCloud
18 8 (0.072%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 867 (7.86%) TCP/IP
2 839 (7.60%) Firewall
3 662 (6.00%) SAN
4 487 (4.41%) DNS
5 428 (3.88%) WAN
6 423 (3.83%) LAN
7 422 (3.82%) Internet
8 352 (3.19%) HTTP
9 259 (2.35%) NAS
10 241 (2.18%) LDAP
11 232 (2.10%) Network Security
12 197 (1.79%) VPN
13 186 (1.69%) BGP
14 155 (1.40%) DHCP
15 149 (1.35%) VoIP
16 140 (1.27%) SSL
17 139 (1.26%) OSPF
18 131 (1.19%) Wireless
19 115 (1.04%) MPLS
20 101 (0.92%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1347 (12.21%) SQL Server
2 1104 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 947 (8.58%) Relational Database
4 910 (8.25%) MySQL
5 541 (4.90%) Oracle Database 11g
6 532 (4.82%) RDBMS
7 411 (3.72%) DB2
8 366 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
9 310 (2.81%) Big Data
10 265 (2.40%) MongoDB
11 238 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
12 231 (2.09%) NoSQL
13 210 (1.90%) Hadoop
14 196 (1.78%) Oracle Reports
15 181 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
16 155 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
17 142 (1.29%) Oracle9i Database
18 140 (1.27%) Oracle Database 12c
19 139 (1.26%) Oracle BI EE
20 134 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 721 (6.53%) Git (software)
2 526 (4.77%) Subversion
3 513 (4.65%) Jenkins
4 451 (4.09%) Maven
5 342 (3.10%) JIRA
6 322 (2.92%) Selenium
7 250 (2.27%) Eclipse
8 237 (2.15%) JUnit
9 225 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
10 219 (1.98%) Ant
11 154 (1.40%) Cucumber
12 144 (1.30%) Hudson
13 99 (0.90%) Visual Studio
13 99 (0.90%) RSpec
14 97 (0.88%) HP UFT
15 87 (0.79%) WebDriver
15 87 (0.79%) TeamCity
16 82 (0.74%) LoadRunner
17 66 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
18 64 (0.58%) Toad
General
1 3387 (30.69%) Finance
2 1521 (13.78%) Banking
3 748 (6.78%) Front Office
4 609 (5.52%) Telecoms
5 561 (5.08%) Retail
6 549 (4.98%) Investment Banking
7 268 (2.43%) Back Office
8 223 (2.02%) Financial Institution
9 164 (1.49%) Marketing
10 147 (1.33%) Electronics
11 144 (1.30%) Games
12 125 (1.13%) Legal
13 112 (1.01%) Manufacturing
14 79 (0.72%) Advertising
15 68 (0.62%) Law
16 66 (0.60%) German Language
17 63 (0.57%) Billing
18 60 (0.54%) Retail Banking
19 58 (0.53%) French Language
20 41 (0.37%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3131 (28.37%) Developer
2 1646 (14.92%) Analyst
3 979 (8.87%) Applications Support
4 936 (8.48%) Java Developer
5 865 (7.84%) Support Analyst
6 777 (7.04%) Administrator
7 551 (4.99%) C++ Developer
8 526 (4.77%) Software Engineer
9 508 (4.60%) Senior Developer
10 494 (4.48%) Applications Support Analyst
11 485 (4.40%) Systems Administrator
12 483 (4.38%) Consultant
13 425 (3.85%) Architect
14 408 (3.70%) DBA
15 406 (3.68%) Support Engineer
16 279 (2.53%) Oracle DBA
17 277 (2.51%) Oracle Developer
18 263 (2.38%) Linux Administrator
19 254 (2.30%) DevOps Engineer
20 244 (2.21%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1272 (11.53%) XML
2 1163 (10.54%) HTML
3 945 (8.56%) Web Services
4 732 (6.63%) Spring
5 677 (6.14%) CSS
6 671 (6.08%) J2EE
7 623 (5.65%) .NET
8 564 (5.11%) Middleware
9 459 (4.16%) FIX Protocol
10 397 (3.60%) Hibernate
11 389 (3.53%) jQuery
12 356 (3.23%) SOAP
13 351 (3.18%) REST
14 322 (2.92%) HTML5
15 281 (2.55%) STL
16 267 (2.42%) JMS
17 257 (2.33%) JSON
18 251 (2.27%) Java EE
19 230 (2.08%) JSP
20 181 (1.64%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1262 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1041 (9.43%) Computer Science
3 627 (5.68%) Data Centre
4 557 (5.05%) Derivative
5 469 (4.25%) Equities
6 408 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 350 (3.17%) Management Information System
8 331 (3.00%) Fixed Income
9 310 (2.81%) Data Structures
10 283 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
11 278 (2.52%) Algorithms
12 277 (2.51%) Mathematics
13 258 (2.34%) Clustering
14 253 (2.29%) Hedge funds
15 222 (2.01%) Mainframe
16 198 (1.79%) Replication
17 176 (1.59%) Equity Derivative
18 155 (1.40%) Client/Server
19 153 (1.39%) User Experience
20 128 (1.16%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6494 (58.85%) Linux
2 3249 (29.44%) Windows
3 1130 (10.24%) Solaris
4 571 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 538 (4.88%) AIX
6 314 (2.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 227 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 218 (1.98%) Ubuntu
9 175 (1.59%) HPUX
10 172 (1.56%) CentOS
11 169 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
12 155 (1.40%) Apple iOS
13 139 (1.26%) Debian
14 121 (1.10%) Android
15 114 (1.03%) Windows 7
16 90 (0.82%) SUSE
17 84 (0.76%) Mac OS X
18 79 (0.72%) Oracle Linux
19 76 (0.69%) Windows XP
20 51 (0.46%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2128 (19.28%) Agile Software Development
2 1137 (10.30%) ITIL
3 1049 (9.51%) Software Engineering
4 744 (6.74%) Scrum
5 737 (6.68%) SDLC
6 725 (6.57%) OO
7 702 (6.36%) TDD
8 676 (6.13%) Continuous Integration
9 661 (5.99%) DevOps
10 597 (5.41%) Multithreading
11 533 (4.83%) Project Management
12 525 (4.76%) E-Commerce
13 508 (4.60%) Configuration Management
14 490 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
15 464 (4.20%) SOA
16 450 (4.08%) Mentoring
17 445 (4.03%) Business Intelligence
18 416 (3.77%) Service Delivery
19 401 (3.63%) Open Source
20 398 (3.61%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4335 (39.28%) SQL
2 3622 (32.82%) Java
3 1845 (16.72%) Perl
4 1807 (16.38%) Python
5 1537 (13.93%) C++
6 1385 (12.55%) JavaScript
7 1308 (11.85%) Shell Script
8 962 (8.72%) PL/SQL
9 819 (7.42%) C
10 787 (7.13%) Bash Shell
11 786 (7.12%) C#
12 584 (5.29%) PHP
13 559 (5.07%) Ruby
14 225 (2.04%) Scala
15 216 (1.96%) Korn
16 208 (1.88%) PowerShell
17 153 (1.39%) T-SQL
18 147 (1.33%) VB
19 138 (1.25%) COBOL
20 117 (1.06%) AWK
Qualifications
1 1676 (15.19%) Degree
2 608 (5.51%) Security Cleared
3 364 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
4 357 (3.24%) SC Cleared
5 210 (1.90%) CCNA
6 197 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 194 (1.76%) CISSP
8 184 (1.67%) CCNP
9 179 (1.62%) ISEB
10 166 (1.50%) DV Cleared
11 108 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
12 98 (0.89%) MCSE
13 95 (0.86%) CISM
14 81 (0.73%) ISTQB
15 75 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
16 67 (0.61%) MCITP
17 64 (0.58%) RHCE
18 61 (0.55%) CCIE
18 61 (0.55%) CEH
19 58 (0.53%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 642 (5.82%) QA
2 369 (3.34%) SLA
3 162 (1.47%) PCI DSS
4 156 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 88 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 52 (0.47%) COBIT
7 16 (0.14%) ISO 9000
8 15 (0.14%) Data Quality
9 12 (0.11%) ISO 9001
10 10 (0.091%) Dodd-Frank
11 9 (0.082%) EMIR
11 9 (0.082%) Basel II
11 9 (0.082%) MiFID
12 8 (0.072%) WCAG
13 7 (0.063%) PMBOK
13 7 (0.063%) GPG13
13 7 (0.063%) HIPAA
14 5 (0.045%) RosettaNet
15 4 (0.036%) ISO/IEC 17799
15 4 (0.036%) JTAG
System Software
1 770 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 523 (4.74%) Active Directory
3 363 (3.29%) Oracle RAC
4 135 (1.22%) vSphere
5 125 (1.13%) Hyper-V
6 110 (1.00%) VMware ESX
7 92 (0.83%) Xen
8 89 (0.81%) NFS
9 75 (0.68%) Docker
10 68 (0.62%) XenApp
11 65 (0.59%) KVM
12 62 (0.56%) iptables
12 62 (0.56%) Samba
13 51 (0.46%) Firmware
14 47 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
14 47 (0.43%) vCloud
15 44 (0.40%) XenServer
16 43 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 36 (0.33%) VirtualBox
18 30 (0.27%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 622 (5.64%) Puppet
2 371 (3.36%) Opscode Chef
3 278 (2.52%) Nagios
4 246 (2.23%) Data Guard
5 200 (1.81%) Tivoli
6 196 (1.78%) Oracle RMAN
7 178 (1.61%) Ansible
8 112 (1.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 86 (0.78%) ITRS Geneos
10 85 (0.77%) Vagrant
11 84 (0.76%) NetBackup
12 82 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
13 77 (0.70%) Salt
14 76 (0.69%) Control-M
15 72 (0.65%) ZABBIX
16 63 (0.57%) Oracle ZFS
17 57 (0.52%) SCCM
18 55 (0.50%) OpenView
19 49 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
20 46 (0.42%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 3559 (32.25%) Oracle
2 1090 (9.88%) Microsoft
3 1074 (9.73%) VMware
4 783 (7.10%) Red Hat
5 669 (6.06%) IBM
6 658 (5.96%) Cisco
7 595 (5.39%) Sybase
8 529 (4.79%) HP
9 329 (2.98%) Sun
10 310 (2.81%) Citrix
11 251 (2.27%) NetApp
12 246 (2.23%) Juniper
13 221 (2.00%) SAP
14 205 (1.86%) F5
15 191 (1.73%) EMC
16 182 (1.65%) Informatica
17 169 (1.53%) CheckPoint
18 129 (1.17%) Google
19 119 (1.08%) Veritas
19 119 (1.08%) Symantec
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