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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 35 29 22
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 6395 6962 8948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.99% 6.97% 8.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.22% 25.26% 28.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5155 5763 7392
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,575 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+3.93% -1.23%
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
28780 27557 31043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.97% 27.57% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 24021 23715 26887
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 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 22 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 22 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
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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 3096 £57,500 +4.54% 393
South East -10 1142 £42,500 - 137
Yorkshire -1 518 £40,000 - 42
East of England +15 486 £43,500 +8.75% 52
West Midlands -1 363 £42,500 -5.55% 28
North West -3 311 £42,500 -5.55% 37
South West -11 282 £40,000 +6.66% 47
East Midlands -46 122 £38,250 +9.28% 11
North East +12 64 £31,000 +6.89% 11
Midlands +3 1 £50,000 +5.26%
UNIX
UK

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 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 7586 (58.53%) Linux
2 4872 (37.59%) SQL
3 4413 (34.05%) Java
4 4208 (32.47%) Windows
5 4106 (31.68%) Oracle
6 3738 (28.84%) Finance
7 2321 (17.91%) Degree
8 2051 (15.82%) Perl
9 1948 (15.03%) C++
10 1829 (14.11%) Agile Software Development
11 1782 (13.75%) Shell Script
12 1648 (12.72%) Python
13 1624 (12.53%) SQL Server
14 1590 (12.27%) ITIL
15 1578 (12.17%) Solaris
16 1550 (11.96%) Banking
17 1476 (11.39%) JavaScript
18 1424 (10.99%) HTML
19 1398 (10.79%) MySQL
20 1347 (10.39%) Computer Science
21 1335 (10.30%) Software Engineering
22 1310 (10.11%) Microsoft
23 1306 (10.08%) XML
24 1243 (9.59%) OO
25 1238 (9.55%) Apache
26 1195 (9.22%) VMware
27 1128 (8.70%) Oracle Database
28 1127 (8.70%) Red Hat
29 1081 (8.34%) Analytical Skills
30 1076 (8.30%) Relational Database

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 1238 (9.55%) Apache
2 1001 (7.72%) Tomcat
3 541 (4.17%) WebLogic
4 523 (4.04%) WebSphere
5 396 (3.06%) IIS
6 251 (1.94%) MS Exchange
7 179 (1.38%) WebSphere Application Server
8 171 (1.32%) SharePoint
9 142 (1.10%) Node.js
10 132 (1.02%) SAS
11 119 (0.92%) nginx
12 110 (0.85%) Drupal
13 108 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
14 107 (0.83%) Apache Solr
15 106 (0.82%) Oracle Service Bus
16 102 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 94 (0.73%) OpenStack
18 91 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
19 77 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
20 73 (0.56%) MQSeries
Applications
1 671 (5.18%) MS Excel
2 293 (2.26%) MS Office
3 70 (0.54%) MS Visio
4 45 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 31 (0.24%) MS Project
6 25 (0.19%) SPSS
7 11 (0.085%) Simulink
8 9 (0.069%) Photoshop
8 9 (0.069%) FastStats
9 8 (0.062%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.039%) PrintSoft PReS
11 4 (0.031%) Acrobat
12 3 (0.023%) S-PLUS
12 3 (0.023%) PowerPivot
13 2 (0.015%) Stata
13 2 (0.015%) InDesign
14 1 (0.008%) DOC1
14 1 (0.008%) CPLEX
14 1 (0.008%) InfoPath
14 1 (0.008%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 242 (1.87%) Oracle EBS
2 173 (1.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 164 (1.27%) Oracle Applications
4 99 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
5 48 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 47 (0.36%) BusinessWorks
7 40 (0.31%) TIBCO iProcess
8 39 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
9 38 (0.29%) HFM
10 33 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
11 30 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
11 30 (0.23%) Magento
11 30 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
12 26 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
13 25 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
14 24 (0.19%) Temenos T24
15 21 (0.16%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
15 21 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
16 20 (0.15%) RMDS
16 20 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 285 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
2 199 (1.54%) SaaS
3 97 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
3 97 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
4 73 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 56 (0.43%) PaaS
6 32 (0.25%) Office 365
7 27 (0.21%) IaaS
8 23 (0.18%) Amazon S3
9 20 (0.15%) GitHub
10 13 (0.10%) Rackspace Cloud
10 13 (0.10%) Amazon ELB
11 12 (0.093%) Joyent
12 11 (0.085%) Google App Engine
12 11 (0.085%) Amazon EMR
13 10 (0.077%) Google Apps
14 9 (0.069%) Route 53
15 7 (0.054%) Force.com
15 7 (0.054%) IBM SmartCloud
16 6 (0.046%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 1063 (8.20%) TCP/IP
2 959 (7.40%) Firewall
3 816 (6.30%) SAN
4 802 (6.19%) DNS
5 604 (4.66%) Internet
6 521 (4.02%) HTTP
7 381 (2.94%) WAN
8 358 (2.76%) VPN
9 351 (2.71%) LAN
10 267 (2.06%) LDAP
11 261 (2.01%) NAS
12 248 (1.91%) BGP
13 231 (1.78%) Network Security
14 216 (1.67%) DHCP
15 212 (1.64%) SSL
16 194 (1.50%) SMTP
17 188 (1.45%) MPLS
18 187 (1.44%) OSPF
19 162 (1.25%) FTP
20 153 (1.18%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1624 (12.53%) SQL Server
2 1398 (10.79%) MySQL
3 1128 (8.70%) Oracle Database
4 1076 (8.30%) Relational Database
5 653 (5.04%) RDBMS
6 587 (4.53%) Oracle Database 11g
7 505 (3.90%) DB2
8 377 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
9 326 (2.52%) Big Data
10 313 (2.41%) Oracle Database 10g
11 265 (2.04%) NoSQL
12 239 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
13 233 (1.80%) MongoDB
14 224 (1.73%) Oracle Reports
15 210 (1.62%) Hadoop
16 163 (1.26%) Oracle BI EE
17 148 (1.14%) Oracle ODI
18 143 (1.10%) OLTP
19 142 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
20 132 (1.02%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 601 (4.64%) Subversion
2 526 (4.06%) Git (software)
3 455 (3.51%) Maven
4 368 (2.84%) Jenkins
5 351 (2.71%) JUnit
6 339 (2.62%) Eclipse
7 332 (2.56%) JIRA
8 303 (2.34%) Ant
9 268 (2.07%) Selenium
10 173 (1.33%) Cucumber
11 161 (1.24%) QuickTest Pro
12 152 (1.17%) Hudson
13 140 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
14 118 (0.91%) Toad
15 104 (0.80%) TeamCity
16 92 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 82 (0.63%) WebDriver
18 78 (0.60%) ClearCase
19 71 (0.55%) LoadRunner
20 65 (0.50%) JMeter
General
1 3738 (28.84%) Finance
2 1550 (11.96%) Banking
3 844 (6.51%) Front Office
4 704 (5.43%) Telecoms
5 648 (5.00%) Investment Banking
6 454 (3.50%) Retail
7 321 (2.48%) Financial Institution
8 301 (2.32%) Marketing
9 239 (1.84%) Games
10 207 (1.60%) Back Office
11 157 (1.21%) Manufacturing
12 147 (1.13%) Advertising
13 128 (0.99%) French Language
14 101 (0.78%) Legal
15 100 (0.77%) Electronics
16 98 (0.76%) German Language
17 96 (0.74%) Billing
18 80 (0.62%) Publishing
19 51 (0.39%) Law
20 38 (0.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3474 (26.80%) Developer
2 2050 (15.82%) Analyst
3 1213 (9.36%) Java Developer
4 1088 (8.39%) Administrator
5 995 (7.68%) Support Analyst
6 947 (7.31%) Applications Support
7 717 (5.53%) C++ Developer
8 671 (5.18%) Systems Administrator
9 627 (4.84%) Software Engineer
10 566 (4.37%) DBA
11 535 (4.13%) Consultant
12 532 (4.10%) Support Engineer
13 477 (3.68%) Architect
14 434 (3.35%) Oracle DBA
15 433 (3.34%) Senior Developer
16 428 (3.30%) Applications Support Analyst
17 389 (3.00%) Software Developer
18 378 (2.92%) Linux Administrator
19 365 (2.82%) Systems Engineer
20 337 (2.60%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1424 (10.99%) HTML
2 1306 (10.08%) XML
3 1015 (7.83%) Web Services
4 819 (6.32%) J2EE
5 818 (6.31%) CSS
6 801 (6.18%) Spring
7 620 (4.78%) Middleware
8 609 (4.70%) .NET
9 502 (3.87%) jQuery
10 432 (3.33%) Hibernate
11 419 (3.23%) SOAP
12 418 (3.23%) STL
13 344 (2.65%) Java EE
14 306 (2.36%) JSP
15 302 (2.33%) Ajax
16 288 (2.22%) LAMP
17 281 (2.17%) JSON
18 259 (2.00%) HTML5
19 237 (1.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
20 235 (1.81%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1347 (10.39%) Computer Science
2 1081 (8.34%) Analytical Skills
3 540 (4.17%) Equities
4 467 (3.60%) Management Information System
5 462 (3.56%) Derivative
6 443 (3.42%) Open Source
7 418 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 409 (3.16%) Clustering
9 397 (3.06%) Mathematics
10 348 (2.68%) Fixed Income
11 270 (2.08%) Hedge funds
12 237 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
13 230 (1.77%) Replication
14 225 (1.74%) Mainframe
15 191 (1.47%) Client/Server
16 121 (0.93%) Data Integration
16 121 (0.93%) Physics
17 114 (0.88%) Mobile App
18 109 (0.84%) Enterprise Storage
19 108 (0.83%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 7586 (58.53%) Linux
2 4208 (32.47%) Windows
3 1578 (12.17%) Solaris
4 834 (6.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 792 (6.11%) AIX
6 492 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 387 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
8 328 (2.53%) HPUX
9 251 (1.94%) CentOS
10 246 (1.90%) Ubuntu
11 174 (1.34%) Windows 7
12 164 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
13 162 (1.25%) Debian
14 159 (1.23%) Android
15 144 (1.11%) Apple iOS
16 136 (1.05%) Windows XP
17 87 (0.67%) Mac OS X
18 76 (0.59%) SUSE
19 58 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
20 53 (0.41%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1829 (14.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1590 (12.27%) ITIL
3 1335 (10.30%) Software Engineering
4 1243 (9.59%) OO
5 857 (6.61%) E-Commerce
6 814 (6.28%) Multithreading
7 628 (4.85%) Performance Tuning
8 626 (4.83%) Project Management
9 575 (4.44%) Configuration Management
10 555 (4.28%) Business Intelligence
11 546 (4.21%) Scrum
12 542 (4.18%) Low Latency
13 515 (3.97%) TDD
13 515 (3.97%) DevOps
14 463 (3.57%) Mentoring
15 460 (3.55%) SOA
16 444 (3.43%) Problem Management
17 433 (3.34%) Continuous Integration
18 416 (3.21%) Analytics
19 410 (3.16%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4872 (37.59%) SQL
2 4413 (34.05%) Java
3 2051 (15.82%) Perl
4 1948 (15.03%) C++
5 1782 (13.75%) Shell Script
6 1648 (12.72%) Python
7 1476 (11.39%) JavaScript
8 1018 (7.85%) C
9 998 (7.70%) Bash Shell
10 967 (7.46%) C#
11 835 (6.44%) PHP
12 780 (6.02%) PL/SQL
13 544 (4.20%) Ruby
14 324 (2.50%) PowerShell
15 233 (1.80%) VB
16 189 (1.46%) Korn
17 178 (1.37%) VBA
18 173 (1.33%) Scala
19 142 (1.10%) PHP5
20 110 (0.85%) AWK
Qualifications
1 2321 (17.91%) Degree
2 551 (4.25%) Security Cleared
3 350 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 292 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
5 242 (1.87%) ISEB
6 205 (1.58%) CISSP
7 190 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 188 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
9 155 (1.20%) CCNA
10 150 (1.16%) MCSE
11 148 (1.14%) CCNP
12 128 (0.99%) DV Cleared
13 117 (0.90%) Oracle Certification
14 108 (0.83%) ISTQB
15 81 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 78 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 76 (0.59%) MCP
17 76 (0.59%) OCP
18 61 (0.47%) HND
19 60 (0.46%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 745 (5.75%) QA
2 416 (3.21%) SLA
3 256 (1.98%) PCI DSS
4 121 (0.93%) ISO 9001
5 75 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 72 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 43 (0.33%) COBIT
8 37 (0.29%) ISO 9000
9 23 (0.18%) Data Quality
10 22 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
11 21 (0.16%) HL7
12 19 (0.15%) EMIR
13 14 (0.11%) Solvency II
14 8 (0.062%) DO-178B
14 8 (0.062%) JTAG
14 8 (0.062%) Basel II
15 7 (0.054%) BS7799
15 7 (0.054%) Basel III
16 6 (0.046%) CRD IV
17 5 (0.039%) DICOM
System Software
1 835 (6.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 546 (4.21%) Active Directory
3 366 (2.82%) Oracle RAC
4 235 (1.81%) Oracle RMAN
5 184 (1.42%) VMware ESX
6 167 (1.29%) Hyper-V
7 164 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
8 151 (1.17%) NFS
9 142 (1.10%) vSphere
10 97 (0.75%) Xen
11 93 (0.72%) KVM
12 82 (0.63%) XenApp
13 70 (0.54%) XenServer
14 67 (0.52%) Varnish
15 53 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 48 (0.37%) Snort
17 46 (0.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
18 43 (0.33%) PowerHA
19 39 (0.30%) Samba
20 34 (0.26%) NDS
Systems Management
1 578 (4.46%) Puppet
2 376 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
3 313 (2.41%) Nagios
4 253 (1.95%) Data Guard
5 170 (1.31%) Tivoli
6 169 (1.30%) NetBackup
7 110 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 99 (0.76%) OpenView
9 86 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
10 83 (0.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 77 (0.59%) Control-M
12 70 (0.54%) ITRS Geneos
13 68 (0.52%) Opsview
14 61 (0.47%) SCCM
15 59 (0.46%) Ansible
16 53 (0.41%) SCOM
17 51 (0.39%) CFEngine
18 47 (0.36%) BMC PATROL
18 47 (0.36%) Cacti
19 44 (0.34%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4106 (31.68%) Oracle
2 1310 (10.11%) Microsoft
3 1195 (9.22%) VMware
4 1127 (8.70%) Red Hat
5 766 (5.91%) Cisco
6 758 (5.85%) IBM
7 648 (5.00%) HP
8 551 (4.25%) Sybase
9 501 (3.87%) JBoss
10 415 (3.20%) Sun
11 357 (2.75%) Citrix
12 320 (2.47%) EMC
13 298 (2.30%) NetApp
14 239 (1.84%) Juniper
15 194 (1.50%) Veritas
16 191 (1.47%) TIBCO
17 180 (1.39%) Business Objects
18 165 (1.27%) Google
18 165 (1.27%) Informatica
19 160 (1.23%) CheckPoint
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent salary plus benefits incl
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits and bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
North London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £32000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £27000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £46270 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Car Allowance and Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harris Rubbert Associates
Salary: Up to £58,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + (Salary can be flexible)
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Yes
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cheshire
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 9 hours ago