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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 43 32 23
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -9
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 5257 6228 7413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.45% 6.41% 7.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.88% 23.71% 27.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4228 4895 5947
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
26443 26267 27081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.41% 27.05% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 22291 21783 23009
Average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -10 2543 £60,000 - 351
South East +6 1119 £45,000 +5.88% 141
Yorkshire -14 378 £38,000 +1.33% 59
East of England -17 343 £42,500 +3.65% 40
South West -9 269 £40,000 +6.66% 56
North West -23 246 £42,500 +11.84% 48
West Midlands -40 187 £42,500 +2.28% 34
East Midlands +11 156 £35,000 -12.50% 25
North East -38 10 £26,000 -20.00% 5
Midlands -15 2 £57,500 +4.54%
UNIX
UK

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 6700 (58.65%) Linux
2 4202 (36.79%) SQL
3 3644 (31.90%) Windows
3 3644 (31.90%) Finance
4 3622 (31.71%) Oracle
5 3528 (30.89%) Java
6 1880 (16.46%) Degree
7 1828 (16.00%) Perl
8 1707 (14.94%) C++
9 1654 (14.48%) Agile Software Development
10 1644 (14.39%) Python
11 1533 (13.42%) Solaris
12 1430 (12.52%) Shell Script
13 1383 (12.11%) Banking
14 1374 (12.03%) SQL Server
15 1335 (11.69%) ITIL
16 1293 (11.32%) JavaScript
17 1217 (10.65%) Microsoft
18 1205 (10.55%) XML
19 1204 (10.54%) VMware
20 1198 (10.49%) MySQL
21 1181 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
22 1156 (10.12%) HTML
23 1008 (8.82%) Software Engineering
24 992 (8.68%) OO
25 985 (8.62%) Red Hat
26 965 (8.45%) Apache
27 959 (8.40%) TCP/IP
28 949 (8.31%) Tomcat
29 945 (8.27%) Computer Science

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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
1 965 (8.45%) Apache
2 949 (8.31%) Tomcat
3 557 (4.88%) WebLogic
4 498 (4.36%) WebSphere
5 444 (3.89%) JBoss
6 296 (2.59%) IIS
7 214 (1.87%) MS Exchange
8 177 (1.55%) WebSphere Application Server
9 174 (1.52%) nginx
10 157 (1.37%) SharePoint
11 149 (1.30%) Oracle Service Bus
12 142 (1.24%) GlassFish
13 112 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
14 110 (0.96%) Apache Solr
15 109 (0.95%) Node.js
16 97 (0.85%) MQSeries
16 97 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
17 94 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 92 (0.81%) SAS
19 90 (0.79%) OpenStack
Applications
1 673 (5.89%) MS Excel
2 320 (2.80%) MS Office
3 69 (0.60%) MS Visio
4 56 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 31 (0.27%) MS Project
6 11 (0.096%) SPSS
7 8 (0.070%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.070%) CPLEX
8 3 (0.026%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.026%) Abaqus
8 3 (0.026%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.018%) Mingle
9 2 (0.018%) InDesign
9 2 (0.018%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.009%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.009%) Simulink
10 1 (0.009%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.009%) PrintSoft PReS
10 1 (0.009%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.009%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 190 (1.66%) Oracle EBS
2 148 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
3 122 (1.07%) Oracle Applications
4 76 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
5 72 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
6 46 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
7 45 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
7 45 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
8 43 (0.38%) ION MarketView
9 40 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
10 36 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
11 28 (0.25%) Oracle iProcurement
12 26 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
13 25 (0.22%) RMDS
14 22 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
15 19 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
16 18 (0.16%) Magento
16 18 (0.16%) TIBCO iProcess
17 17 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
18 13 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 227 (1.99%) SaaS
2 189 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
3 96 (0.84%) PaaS
4 81 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
5 71 (0.62%) Amazon S3
6 64 (0.56%) IaaS
7 53 (0.46%) GitHub
8 46 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
9 43 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
10 20 (0.18%) Office 365
11 19 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
12 18 (0.16%) IBM SmartCloud
13 13 (0.11%) Rackspace Cloud
14 12 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
15 11 (0.096%) Google App Engine
15 11 (0.096%) Heroku
16 5 (0.044%) Google Apps
16 5 (0.044%) Route 53
17 3 (0.026%) Joyent
17 3 (0.026%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 959 (8.40%) TCP/IP
2 852 (7.46%) Firewall
3 764 (6.69%) SAN
4 732 (6.41%) DNS
5 585 (5.12%) Internet
6 447 (3.91%) HTTP
7 373 (3.27%) LAN
8 343 (3.00%) WAN
9 320 (2.80%) VPN
10 249 (2.18%) NAS
11 229 (2.00%) LDAP
12 222 (1.94%) DHCP
13 196 (1.72%) Network Security
14 195 (1.71%) FTP
15 192 (1.68%) BGP
16 165 (1.44%) SSL
17 158 (1.38%) SSH
18 140 (1.23%) SMTP
19 133 (1.16%) OSPF
20 115 (1.01%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1374 (12.03%) SQL Server
2 1198 (10.49%) MySQL
3 936 (8.19%) Oracle Database
4 830 (7.27%) Relational Database
5 488 (4.27%) RDBMS
6 427 (3.74%) Oracle Database 11g
7 388 (3.40%) DB2
8 323 (2.83%) Oracle Reports
9 296 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
10 280 (2.45%) Big Data
11 255 (2.23%) NoSQL
12 223 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
13 185 (1.62%) Oracle Database 10g
14 179 (1.57%) MongoDB
15 166 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
16 149 (1.30%) Hadoop
17 148 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
18 138 (1.21%) Oracle ODI
19 135 (1.18%) Oracle BI EE
20 94 (0.82%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 603 (5.28%) Git (software)
2 551 (4.82%) Subversion
3 459 (4.02%) Maven
4 388 (3.40%) Jenkins
5 279 (2.44%) JUnit
6 276 (2.42%) Eclipse
7 271 (2.37%) JIRA
8 262 (2.29%) Oracle Forms
9 256 (2.24%) Ant
10 191 (1.67%) Hudson
11 151 (1.32%) Selenium
12 120 (1.05%) TeamCity
13 119 (1.04%) Cucumber
14 88 (0.77%) Visual Studio
15 76 (0.67%) Toad
16 72 (0.63%) Mercurial
17 70 (0.61%) QuickTest Pro
18 69 (0.60%) WebDriver
19 60 (0.53%) ClearCase
20 53 (0.46%) LoadRunner
General
1 3644 (31.90%) Finance
2 1383 (12.11%) Banking
3 556 (4.87%) Retail
4 550 (4.81%) Front Office
5 538 (4.71%) Investment Banking
6 527 (4.61%) Telecoms
7 277 (2.42%) Financial Institution
8 224 (1.96%) Marketing
9 209 (1.83%) Games
10 181 (1.58%) Back Office
11 118 (1.03%) Advertising
12 94 (0.82%) Manufacturing
13 90 (0.79%) Law
14 84 (0.74%) Legal
15 76 (0.67%) French Language
16 75 (0.66%) Publishing
17 65 (0.57%) Automotive
17 65 (0.57%) Billing
18 63 (0.55%) Aerospace
19 56 (0.49%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2799 (24.50%) Developer
2 1691 (14.80%) Analyst
3 974 (8.53%) Support Analyst
4 942 (8.25%) Administrator
5 939 (8.22%) Java Developer
6 878 (7.69%) Applications Support
7 642 (5.62%) C++ Developer
8 633 (5.54%) Systems Administrator
9 576 (5.04%) Consultant
10 558 (4.88%) Architect
11 532 (4.66%) Software Engineer
12 494 (4.32%) Support Engineer
13 457 (4.00%) Senior Developer
14 414 (3.62%) Applications Support Analyst
15 387 (3.39%) DBA
16 337 (2.95%) Linux Administrator
17 313 (2.74%) UNIX Administrator
18 296 (2.59%) Linux Engineer
19 277 (2.42%) Technical Support
20 274 (2.40%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1205 (10.55%) XML
2 1156 (10.12%) HTML
3 884 (7.74%) Web Services
4 809 (7.08%) J2EE
5 752 (6.58%) CSS
6 742 (6.50%) Spring
7 599 (5.24%) Middleware
8 505 (4.42%) .NET
9 432 (3.78%) SOAP
10 411 (3.60%) jQuery
11 391 (3.42%) Hibernate
12 389 (3.41%) FIX Protocol
13 296 (2.59%) JMS
14 295 (2.58%) STL
15 288 (2.52%) Java EE
16 281 (2.46%) Ajax
17 268 (2.35%) HTML5
18 263 (2.30%) JSP
19 221 (1.93%) JSON
20 206 (1.80%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1181 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 945 (8.27%) Computer Science
3 400 (3.50%) Derivative
4 389 (3.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 384 (3.36%) Management Information System
6 361 (3.16%) Equities
7 357 (3.13%) Open Source
8 347 (3.04%) Clustering
9 341 (2.99%) Fixed Income
10 260 (2.28%) Mainframe
11 250 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
12 247 (2.16%) Mathematics
13 238 (2.08%) Algorithms
14 220 (1.93%) Data Structures
15 210 (1.84%) Hedge funds
16 155 (1.36%) Replication
17 146 (1.28%) Client/Server
18 108 (0.95%) Mobile App
19 107 (0.94%) PKI
20 102 (0.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6700 (58.65%) Linux
2 3644 (31.90%) Windows
3 1533 (13.42%) Solaris
4 737 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 643 (5.63%) AIX
6 365 (3.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 293 (2.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 242 (2.12%) HPUX
9 206 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 193 (1.69%) CentOS
11 173 (1.51%) Ubuntu
12 162 (1.42%) Debian
13 150 (1.31%) Windows XP
14 143 (1.25%) Android
15 128 (1.12%) Windows 7
16 125 (1.09%) SUSE
17 120 (1.05%) Mac OS X
17 120 (1.05%) Apple iOS
18 58 (0.51%) Windows 8
19 50 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1654 (14.48%) Agile Software Development
2 1335 (11.69%) ITIL
3 1008 (8.82%) Software Engineering
4 992 (8.68%) OO
5 638 (5.59%) Multithreading
6 616 (5.39%) E-Commerce
7 597 (5.23%) Scrum
8 574 (5.02%) DevOps
9 562 (4.92%) TDD
10 541 (4.74%) Project Management
11 522 (4.57%) Performance Tuning
12 505 (4.42%) Continuous Integration
13 466 (4.08%) SOA
14 427 (3.74%) Mentoring
15 422 (3.69%) Service Delivery
16 418 (3.66%) Configuration Management
17 406 (3.55%) Disaster Recovery
18 385 (3.37%) Service Management
19 384 (3.36%) ETL
20 378 (3.31%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4202 (36.79%) SQL
2 3528 (30.89%) Java
3 1828 (16.00%) Perl
4 1707 (14.94%) C++
5 1644 (14.39%) Python
6 1430 (12.52%) Shell Script
7 1293 (11.32%) JavaScript
8 825 (7.22%) PL/SQL
9 798 (6.99%) PHP
10 780 (6.83%) Bash Shell
11 745 (6.52%) C
12 741 (6.49%) C#
13 512 (4.48%) Ruby
14 276 (2.42%) PowerShell
15 156 (1.37%) Korn
15 156 (1.37%) Scala
16 152 (1.33%) T-SQL
17 136 (1.19%) VBA
18 113 (0.99%) VB
19 97 (0.85%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1880 (16.46%) Degree
2 515 (4.51%) Security Cleared
3 331 (2.90%) SC Cleared
4 287 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
5 257 (2.25%) VCP4
6 229 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 216 (1.89%) ISEB
8 192 (1.68%) CISSP
9 173 (1.51%) CCNA
10 165 (1.44%) MCSE
11 145 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
12 142 (1.24%) CCNP
13 119 (1.04%) ISTQB
14 114 (1.00%) DV Cleared
15 92 (0.81%) Sun Certification
16 85 (0.74%) RHCE
17 81 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 77 (0.67%) MCITP
18 77 (0.67%) MCP
19 76 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 675 (5.91%) QA
2 441 (3.86%) SLA
3 162 (1.42%) PCI DSS
4 108 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 71 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 40 (0.35%) ISO 9001
7 38 (0.33%) COBIT
8 17 (0.15%) JSP 440
8 17 (0.15%) ISO 9000
8 17 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 15 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
10 12 (0.11%) EMIR
11 10 (0.088%) Basel II
12 9 (0.079%) Solvency II
13 8 (0.070%) Data Quality
14 7 (0.061%) ISO 8583
14 7 (0.061%) PMBOK
15 6 (0.053%) GPG13
16 3 (0.026%) DO-178B
16 3 (0.026%) HIPAA
System Software
1 794 (6.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 528 (4.62%) Active Directory
3 270 (2.36%) Oracle RAC
4 250 (2.19%) vSphere
5 166 (1.45%) NFS
6 149 (1.30%) Hyper-V
7 136 (1.19%) Oracle RMAN
8 131 (1.15%) VMware ESX
9 105 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
10 96 (0.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 84 (0.74%) XenApp
12 79 (0.69%) Xen
13 69 (0.60%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 67 (0.59%) Samba
15 56 (0.49%) KVM
16 54 (0.47%) Firmware
17 48 (0.42%) NDS
18 47 (0.41%) Squid
18 47 (0.41%) Varnish
19 42 (0.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 613 (5.37%) Puppet
2 427 (3.74%) Opscode Chef
3 277 (2.42%) Nagios
4 191 (1.67%) Tivoli
5 190 (1.66%) NetBackup
6 159 (1.39%) Data Guard
7 110 (0.96%) Ansible
8 88 (0.77%) SCOM
9 78 (0.68%) SCCM
10 77 (0.67%) Control-M
11 62 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 59 (0.52%) ITRS Geneos
13 58 (0.51%) OpenView
14 57 (0.50%) Salt
15 53 (0.46%) Netcool
16 46 (0.40%) Cobbler
17 44 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
18 43 (0.38%) Cacti
18 43 (0.38%) Opsview
19 36 (0.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3622 (31.71%) Oracle
2 1217 (10.65%) Microsoft
3 1204 (10.54%) VMware
4 985 (8.62%) Red Hat
5 713 (6.24%) IBM
6 686 (6.01%) Cisco
7 678 (5.94%) HP
8 517 (4.53%) Sybase
9 378 (3.31%) Sun
10 372 (3.26%) Citrix
11 306 (2.68%) NetApp
12 248 (2.17%) Veritas
13 234 (2.05%) EMC
14 195 (1.71%) Juniper
15 186 (1.63%) Business Objects
16 180 (1.58%) CheckPoint
17 166 (1.45%) SAP
18 162 (1.42%) Symantec
19 160 (1.40%) F5
20 153 (1.34%) Informatica
Reading, Berkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum Best Training + Stock Options + More
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £47,500 to £62,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Home Work +
Posted: 6 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £36000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Avance Consulting
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: to Attract The Best
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: From £35,000 to £75,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £60,000 to £150,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago