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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 42 38 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 5599 6323 6998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.48% 5.78% 6.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.72% 21.47% 25.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4521 5101 5713
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +2.10%
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 £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
27027 29456 27986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.43% 26.94% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 22928 24814 23853
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,540 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -4 2820 £60,000 +4.34% 319
South East +13 1200 £45,000 +5.88% 132
East of England -18 317 £45,000 - 39
South West +1 311 £41,000 +2.50% 36
Yorkshire -29 284 £40,000 +6.66% 53
West Midlands +12 254 £45,000 +12.50% 18
North West -20 219 £42,500 +6.25% 43
East Midlands +24 179 £40,000 +9.96% 27
North East -32 34 £27,500 -9.83% 11
Midlands -4 9 £50,000 +5.26% 2
UNIX
UK

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6554 (59.05%) Linux
2 4243 (38.23%) SQL
3 3645 (32.84%) Java
4 3577 (32.23%) Oracle
5 3454 (31.12%) Finance
6 3343 (30.12%) Windows
7 2011 (18.12%) Agile Software Development
8 1826 (16.45%) Perl
9 1803 (16.24%) Python
10 1739 (15.67%) Degree
11 1580 (14.24%) C++
12 1479 (13.33%) Banking
13 1405 (12.66%) SQL Server
14 1338 (12.06%) JavaScript
15 1324 (11.93%) Shell Script
16 1244 (11.21%) XML
17 1210 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
18 1198 (10.79%) Solaris
19 1125 (10.14%) ITIL
20 1121 (10.10%) HTML
21 1102 (9.93%) Oracle Database
22 1062 (9.57%) VMware
23 1061 (9.56%) Software Engineering
24 1047 (9.43%) Microsoft
25 1036 (9.33%) Computer Science
26 970 (8.74%) Relational Database
27 964 (8.69%) MySQL
28 950 (8.56%) Web Services
29 944 (8.51%) PL/SQL
30 912 (8.22%) TCP/IP

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 806 (7.26%) Apache
2 672 (6.05%) Tomcat
3 570 (5.14%) WebLogic
3 570 (5.14%) WebSphere
4 428 (3.86%) JBoss
5 225 (2.03%) WebSphere Application Server
6 215 (1.94%) IIS
7 199 (1.79%) MS Exchange
8 165 (1.49%) Node.js
9 138 (1.24%) OpenStack
10 126 (1.14%) SharePoint
11 124 (1.12%) nginx
12 109 (0.98%) Oracle Service Bus
13 108 (0.97%) SAS
14 98 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
15 94 (0.85%) GlassFish
16 88 (0.79%) Confluence
16 88 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 85 (0.77%) MQSeries
18 82 (0.74%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 667 (6.01%) MS Excel
2 263 (2.37%) MS Office
3 89 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 57 (0.51%) MS Visio
5 51 (0.46%) Photoshop
6 49 (0.44%) MS Project
7 11 (0.099%) CPLEX
8 10 (0.090%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (0.090%) Spreadsheet
9 9 (0.081%) InDesign
9 9 (0.081%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 5 (0.045%) InfoPath
10 5 (0.045%) Maya
11 3 (0.027%) Abaqus
11 3 (0.027%) GNU Octave
12 2 (0.018%) SPSS
13 1 (0.009%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.009%) S-PLUS
13 1 (0.009%) FrameMaker
13 1 (0.009%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 171 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
2 131 (1.18%) Oracle Applications
3 125 (1.13%) Oracle EBS R12
4 69 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
5 59 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
6 49 (0.44%) ION MarketView
7 48 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 32 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
9 31 (0.28%) RMDS
10 26 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
11 24 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
12 22 (0.20%) Oracle Assets
12 22 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
12 22 (0.20%) Oracle 11i
13 19 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
14 18 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
14 18 (0.16%) Magento
15 15 (0.14%) Markit EDM
15 15 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
16 13 (0.12%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 421 (3.79%) Amazon AWS
2 216 (1.95%) SaaS
3 113 (1.02%) IaaS
4 110 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
5 101 (0.91%) PaaS
6 73 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
7 58 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
8 47 (0.42%) GitHub
9 37 (0.33%) Amazon S3
10 31 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
11 21 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
12 19 (0.17%) Office 365
13 16 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
14 13 (0.12%) Amazon Glacier
15 12 (0.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 12 (0.11%) IBM SmartCloud
15 12 (0.11%) Google Analytics
15 12 (0.11%) Google App Engine
16 10 (0.090%) Heroku
17 9 (0.081%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 912 (8.22%) TCP/IP
2 889 (8.01%) Firewall
3 657 (5.92%) SAN
4 538 (4.85%) DNS
5 430 (3.87%) Internet
6 428 (3.86%) LAN
7 423 (3.81%) WAN
8 401 (3.61%) HTTP
9 262 (2.36%) NAS
10 258 (2.32%) LDAP
11 222 (2.00%) Network Security
12 204 (1.84%) VPN
13 199 (1.79%) BGP
14 168 (1.51%) DHCP
15 158 (1.42%) SSL
16 151 (1.36%) VoIP
17 139 (1.25%) OSPF
18 116 (1.05%) MPLS
19 115 (1.04%) SSH
20 107 (0.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1405 (12.66%) SQL Server
2 1102 (9.93%) Oracle Database
3 970 (8.74%) Relational Database
4 964 (8.69%) MySQL
5 540 (4.87%) Oracle Database 11g
6 516 (4.65%) RDBMS
7 400 (3.60%) DB2
8 346 (3.12%) Data Warehouse
9 303 (2.73%) Big Data
10 241 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
11 239 (2.15%) MongoDB
12 236 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
13 215 (1.94%) NoSQL
14 201 (1.81%) Hadoop
15 175 (1.58%) Oracle Database 10g
16 152 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
17 148 (1.33%) Oracle BI EE
18 143 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 142 (1.28%) Oracle9i Database
20 137 (1.23%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 725 (6.53%) Git (software)
2 525 (4.73%) Subversion
3 492 (4.43%) Jenkins
4 471 (4.24%) Maven
5 290 (2.61%) JIRA
6 279 (2.51%) Selenium
7 265 (2.39%) Eclipse
8 251 (2.26%) Oracle Forms
9 242 (2.18%) JUnit
10 224 (2.02%) Ant
11 133 (1.20%) Cucumber
12 132 (1.19%) Hudson
13 102 (0.92%) Visual Studio
14 89 (0.80%) HP UFT
15 86 (0.77%) RSpec
16 83 (0.75%) TeamCity
17 78 (0.70%) LoadRunner
18 76 (0.68%) WebDriver
19 56 (0.50%) Toad
20 55 (0.50%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3454 (31.12%) Finance
2 1479 (13.33%) Banking
3 682 (6.14%) Front Office
4 604 (5.44%) Telecoms
5 587 (5.29%) Retail
6 522 (4.70%) Investment Banking
7 258 (2.32%) Back Office
8 228 (2.05%) Financial Institution
9 174 (1.57%) Games
10 167 (1.50%) Marketing
11 139 (1.25%) Electronics
12 132 (1.19%) Legal
13 105 (0.95%) Manufacturing
14 87 (0.78%) Advertising
15 78 (0.70%) Law
16 73 (0.66%) German Language
17 66 (0.59%) French Language
18 64 (0.58%) Retail Banking
19 61 (0.55%) Automotive
20 56 (0.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3095 (27.89%) Developer
2 1638 (14.76%) Analyst
3 953 (8.59%) Applications Support
4 952 (8.58%) Java Developer
5 843 (7.60%) Support Analyst
6 828 (7.46%) Administrator
7 568 (5.12%) C++ Developer
8 543 (4.89%) Systems Administrator
9 535 (4.82%) Consultant
10 528 (4.76%) Software Engineer
11 475 (4.28%) Applications Support Analyst
12 468 (4.22%) Senior Developer
13 433 (3.90%) Support Engineer
14 408 (3.68%) Architect
15 395 (3.56%) DBA
16 293 (2.64%) Linux Administrator
17 280 (2.52%) Oracle DBA
18 278 (2.50%) DevOps Engineer
19 271 (2.44%) UNIX Administrator
20 267 (2.41%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1244 (11.21%) XML
2 1121 (10.10%) HTML
3 950 (8.56%) Web Services
4 752 (6.78%) Spring
5 686 (6.18%) J2EE
6 679 (6.12%) CSS
7 600 (5.41%) .NET
8 593 (5.34%) Middleware
9 428 (3.86%) FIX Protocol
10 416 (3.75%) Hibernate
11 369 (3.32%) jQuery
12 357 (3.22%) REST
13 356 (3.21%) SOAP
14 307 (2.77%) HTML5
15 297 (2.68%) JMS
16 278 (2.50%) Java EE
17 267 (2.41%) STL
18 252 (2.27%) JSON
19 251 (2.26%) JSP
20 186 (1.68%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1210 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
2 1036 (9.33%) Computer Science
3 632 (5.69%) Data Centre
4 517 (4.66%) Derivative
5 449 (4.05%) Equities
6 389 (3.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 355 (3.20%) Management Information System
8 338 (3.05%) Data Structures
9 310 (2.79%) Fixed Income
10 280 (2.52%) Clustering
10 280 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
11 275 (2.48%) Algorithms
12 266 (2.40%) Mathematics
13 255 (2.30%) Hedge funds
14 238 (2.14%) Mainframe
15 195 (1.76%) Replication
16 169 (1.52%) Client/Server
17 154 (1.39%) Equity Derivative
18 139 (1.25%) User Experience
19 115 (1.04%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6554 (59.05%) Linux
2 3343 (30.12%) Windows
3 1198 (10.79%) Solaris
4 643 (5.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 585 (5.27%) AIX
6 304 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 238 (2.14%) Ubuntu
7 238 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 181 (1.63%) HPUX
9 177 (1.59%) CentOS
10 165 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
11 154 (1.39%) Debian
12 152 (1.37%) Apple iOS
13 116 (1.05%) Android
14 108 (0.97%) SUSE
15 106 (0.96%) Windows 7
16 93 (0.84%) Mac OS X
17 92 (0.83%) Windows XP
18 82 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
19 54 (0.49%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2011 (18.12%) Agile Software Development
2 1125 (10.14%) ITIL
3 1061 (9.56%) Software Engineering
4 785 (7.07%) OO
5 740 (6.67%) SDLC
6 721 (6.50%) TDD
7 700 (6.31%) DevOps
8 681 (6.14%) Scrum
9 646 (5.82%) Continuous Integration
10 621 (5.60%) Multithreading
11 530 (4.78%) E-Commerce
12 521 (4.69%) Project Management
13 494 (4.45%) Configuration Management
14 481 (4.33%) Performance Tuning
15 471 (4.24%) SOA
16 432 (3.89%) Business Intelligence
17 427 (3.85%) Mentoring
18 425 (3.83%) Service Delivery
19 391 (3.52%) ETL
20 378 (3.41%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4243 (38.23%) SQL
2 3645 (32.84%) Java
3 1826 (16.45%) Perl
4 1803 (16.24%) Python
5 1580 (14.24%) C++
6 1338 (12.06%) JavaScript
7 1324 (11.93%) Shell Script
8 944 (8.51%) PL/SQL
9 816 (7.35%) C
10 786 (7.08%) Bash Shell
11 749 (6.75%) C#
12 606 (5.46%) PHP
13 555 (5.00%) Ruby
14 231 (2.08%) Scala
15 230 (2.07%) PowerShell
16 208 (1.87%) Korn
17 170 (1.53%) T-SQL
18 141 (1.27%) COBOL
19 140 (1.26%) VB
20 111 (1.00%) AWK
Qualifications
1 1739 (15.67%) Degree
2 585 (5.27%) Security Cleared
3 361 (3.25%) Cisco Certification
4 360 (3.24%) SC Cleared
5 222 (2.00%) CCNA
6 213 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 200 (1.80%) CISSP
8 177 (1.59%) CCNP
9 176 (1.59%) ISEB
10 154 (1.39%) DV Cleared
11 123 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
12 107 (0.96%) MCSE
13 97 (0.87%) CISM
14 80 (0.72%) MCP
15 73 (0.66%) MCITP
16 69 (0.62%) ISTQB
17 68 (0.61%) RHCE
18 66 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
19 65 (0.59%) Sun Certification
20 58 (0.52%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 641 (5.78%) QA
2 407 (3.67%) SLA
3 176 (1.59%) PCI DSS
4 160 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 82 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 54 (0.49%) COBIT
7 24 (0.22%) ISO 9001
8 17 (0.15%) ISO 9000
9 13 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
10 12 (0.11%) Data Quality
10 12 (0.11%) EMIR
10 12 (0.11%) Basel II
11 10 (0.090%) MiFID
12 9 (0.081%) GPG13
13 8 (0.072%) WCAG
14 7 (0.063%) PMBOK
15 5 (0.045%) RosettaNet
16 4 (0.036%) JSP 440
16 4 (0.036%) HIPAA
17 3 (0.027%) Solvency II
System Software
1 740 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 536 (4.83%) Active Directory
3 354 (3.19%) Oracle RAC
4 158 (1.42%) vSphere
5 119 (1.07%) NFS
6 111 (1.00%) VMware ESX
7 107 (0.96%) Hyper-V
8 88 (0.79%) Xen
9 72 (0.65%) XenApp
9 72 (0.65%) Samba
10 69 (0.62%) KVM
11 60 (0.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 57 (0.51%) iptables
13 54 (0.49%) Firmware
14 52 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
15 50 (0.45%) Docker
16 42 (0.38%) XenServer
17 41 (0.37%) vCloud
18 32 (0.29%) VirtualBox
19 31 (0.28%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 650 (5.86%) Puppet
2 393 (3.54%) Opscode Chef
3 292 (2.63%) Nagios
4 240 (2.16%) Data Guard
5 220 (1.98%) Tivoli
6 177 (1.59%) Ansible
7 171 (1.54%) Oracle RMAN
8 91 (0.82%) NetBackup
8 91 (0.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 85 (0.77%) Vagrant
10 84 (0.76%) ITRS Geneos
11 83 (0.75%) Salt
12 72 (0.65%) Oracle ZFS
13 70 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
14 69 (0.62%) ZABBIX
15 67 (0.60%) Control-M
16 65 (0.59%) OpenView
17 55 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 55 (0.50%) SCCM
18 46 (0.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3577 (32.23%) Oracle
2 1062 (9.57%) VMware
3 1047 (9.43%) Microsoft
4 878 (7.91%) Red Hat
5 694 (6.25%) IBM
6 666 (6.00%) Cisco
7 601 (5.41%) HP
8 553 (4.98%) Sybase
9 344 (3.10%) Sun
10 306 (2.76%) Citrix
11 263 (2.37%) NetApp
12 243 (2.19%) Juniper
13 213 (1.92%) EMC
13 213 (1.92%) SAP
14 208 (1.87%) F5
15 181 (1.63%) CheckPoint
16 167 (1.50%) Informatica
17 147 (1.32%) Veritas
18 130 (1.17%) Google
19 118 (1.06%) Symantec
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 (dependent on experiance)
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum Bens, 29 days holiday
Posted: 5 hours ago
North East
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hertfordshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digital Gurus
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum Discretionary annual bonus of up to 20%
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 6 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum DOE Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: Market rates
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: Market rates
Posted: 6 hours ago
South East London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Thebes IT
Salary: £30 - £45 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago