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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 42 40 29
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 5224 6476 6971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.31% 5.86% 6.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.75% 21.72% 24.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4332 5183 5718
Average salary £52,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.47% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.25%
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
26455 29813 27915
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.88% 26.98% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 22374 25262 23864
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -7 2562 £60,000 +4.34% 260
South East +12 1167 £45,750 +5.17% 127
Yorkshire -19 299 £40,000 +6.66% 31
East of England -33 285 £45,000 +5.88% 45
West Midlands +21 257 £43,596 +8.98% 29
South West 0 243 £39,500 -1.25% 26
East Midlands +23 183 £40,000 +17.64% 27
North West -43 174 £42,500 +14.67% 32
North East -13 52 £28,750 -10.15% 5
Midlands -3 11 £50,000 - 2
UNIX
UK

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 6383 (59.85%) Linux
2 3955 (37.08%) SQL
3 3457 (32.41%) Java
4 3406 (31.94%) Finance
5 3369 (31.59%) Oracle
6 3326 (31.19%) Windows
7 1820 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
8 1742 (16.33%) Perl
9 1721 (16.14%) Python
10 1644 (15.41%) Degree
11 1622 (15.21%) C++
12 1387 (13.01%) SQL Server
13 1291 (12.11%) Banking
14 1276 (11.96%) JavaScript
15 1252 (11.74%) Solaris
16 1246 (11.68%) Shell Script
17 1155 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
18 1137 (10.66%) XML
19 1104 (10.35%) ITIL
20 1073 (10.06%) HTML
21 1061 (9.95%) Microsoft
22 1049 (9.84%) MySQL
23 1037 (9.72%) VMware
24 1002 (9.40%) Software Engineering
25 988 (9.26%) Oracle Database
26 932 (8.74%) PL/SQL
27 908 (8.51%) Red Hat
28 904 (8.48%) Computer Science
29 893 (8.37%) Web Services
30 871 (8.17%) Relational Database

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 799 (7.49%) Apache
2 735 (6.89%) Tomcat
3 542 (5.08%) WebSphere
4 494 (4.63%) WebLogic
5 424 (3.98%) JBoss
6 231 (2.17%) IIS
7 213 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
8 204 (1.91%) MS Exchange
9 153 (1.43%) SharePoint
10 150 (1.41%) nginx
11 144 (1.35%) Node.js
12 124 (1.16%) Oracle Service Bus
13 116 (1.09%) GlassFish
14 109 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
15 105 (0.98%) OpenStack
16 101 (0.95%) MQSeries
17 98 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 96 (0.90%) SAS
19 92 (0.86%) Apache Solr
20 91 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 694 (6.51%) MS Excel
2 279 (2.62%) MS Office
3 76 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 70 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 42 (0.39%) MS Project
6 26 (0.24%) Photoshop
7 10 (0.094%) CPLEX
8 5 (0.047%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.038%) InDesign
9 4 (0.038%) SPSS
10 3 (0.028%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.028%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.028%) Abaqus
11 2 (0.019%) GNU Octave
12 1 (0.009%) Gephi
12 1 (0.009%) InCopy
12 1 (0.009%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.009%) Mingle
12 1 (0.009%) PrintSoft PReS
12 1 (0.009%) Maya
Business Applications
1 159 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
2 128 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
3 122 (1.14%) Oracle Applications
4 82 (0.77%) Oracle BPM
5 76 (0.71%) Oracle General Ledger
6 57 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
7 50 (0.47%) Oracle Receivables
8 48 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
9 41 (0.38%) ION MarketView
10 36 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 31 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
12 29 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
13 28 (0.26%) RMDS
14 27 (0.25%) Oracle iProcurement
15 24 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
16 22 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
17 20 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
17 20 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
18 19 (0.18%) Magento
18 19 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 393 (3.68%) Amazon AWS
2 199 (1.87%) SaaS
3 100 (0.94%) PaaS
4 72 (0.68%) IaaS
5 70 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
6 58 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
7 52 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
8 50 (0.47%) Amazon S3
9 49 (0.46%) GitHub
10 27 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
11 23 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
12 17 (0.16%) Office 365
13 14 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
13 14 (0.13%) Amazon Glacier
14 13 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 13 (0.12%) Google App Engine
15 12 (0.11%) IBM SmartCloud
16 11 (0.10%) Heroku
17 10 (0.094%) Rackspace Cloud
18 8 (0.075%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 842 (7.89%) TCP/IP
2 827 (7.75%) Firewall
3 668 (6.26%) SAN
4 615 (5.77%) DNS
5 453 (4.25%) Internet
6 444 (4.16%) HTTP
7 352 (3.30%) LAN
8 322 (3.02%) WAN
9 265 (2.48%) LDAP
10 239 (2.24%) VPN
11 237 (2.22%) NAS
12 200 (1.88%) Network Security
13 197 (1.85%) DHCP
14 179 (1.68%) BGP
15 157 (1.47%) SSL
16 136 (1.28%) FTP
17 129 (1.21%) SSH
18 126 (1.18%) OSPF
19 115 (1.08%) VoIP
20 108 (1.01%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1387 (13.01%) SQL Server
2 1049 (9.84%) MySQL
3 988 (9.26%) Oracle Database
4 871 (8.17%) Relational Database
5 465 (4.36%) RDBMS
5 465 (4.36%) Oracle Database 11g
6 388 (3.64%) DB2
7 303 (2.84%) Oracle Reports
8 302 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
9 249 (2.33%) Big Data
10 223 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
11 208 (1.95%) MongoDB
12 191 (1.79%) NoSQL
13 163 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
14 159 (1.49%) Hadoop
15 153 (1.43%) Oracle ODI
16 146 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
17 124 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
18 123 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 116 (1.09%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 641 (6.01%) Git (software)
2 486 (4.56%) Subversion
3 463 (4.34%) Maven
4 424 (3.98%) Jenkins
5 281 (2.63%) Eclipse
6 270 (2.53%) Oracle Forms
7 260 (2.44%) JUnit
8 234 (2.19%) JIRA
9 220 (2.06%) Ant
10 204 (1.91%) Selenium
11 135 (1.27%) Hudson
12 125 (1.17%) Cucumber
13 119 (1.12%) TeamCity
14 91 (0.85%) Visual Studio
15 82 (0.77%) WebDriver
16 71 (0.67%) Mercurial
17 66 (0.62%) RSpec
18 62 (0.58%) LoadRunner
19 61 (0.57%) Toad
20 60 (0.56%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3406 (31.94%) Finance
2 1291 (12.11%) Banking
3 562 (5.27%) Retail
4 554 (5.19%) Front Office
5 509 (4.77%) Telecoms
6 437 (4.10%) Investment Banking
7 235 (2.20%) Financial Institution
8 212 (1.99%) Back Office
9 193 (1.81%) Marketing
10 182 (1.71%) Games
11 123 (1.15%) Legal
12 116 (1.09%) Electronics
13 96 (0.90%) Manufacturing
14 88 (0.83%) Advertising
15 70 (0.66%) Law
16 67 (0.63%) French Language
17 64 (0.60%) Automotive
18 60 (0.56%) German Language
18 60 (0.56%) Publishing
19 56 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2884 (27.04%) Developer
2 1447 (13.57%) Analyst
3 916 (8.59%) Java Developer
4 854 (8.01%) Administrator
5 814 (7.63%) Applications Support
6 756 (7.09%) Support Analyst
7 587 (5.50%) Consultant
8 574 (5.38%) Systems Administrator
9 567 (5.32%) C++ Developer
10 516 (4.84%) Software Engineer
11 469 (4.40%) Support Engineer
12 425 (3.98%) Architect
13 405 (3.80%) Senior Developer
14 385 (3.61%) DBA
15 373 (3.50%) Applications Support Analyst
16 295 (2.77%) Linux Administrator
17 269 (2.52%) Linux Engineer
18 260 (2.44%) UNIX Administrator
18 260 (2.44%) Technical Support
19 258 (2.42%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1137 (10.66%) XML
2 1073 (10.06%) HTML
3 893 (8.37%) Web Services
4 729 (6.84%) J2EE
5 719 (6.74%) Spring
6 642 (6.02%) CSS
7 550 (5.16%) .NET
8 535 (5.02%) Middleware
9 399 (3.74%) Hibernate
10 385 (3.61%) SOAP
11 348 (3.26%) jQuery
11 348 (3.26%) FIX Protocol
12 320 (3.00%) JMS
13 302 (2.83%) Java EE
14 290 (2.72%) HTML5
15 287 (2.69%) REST
16 254 (2.38%) STL
17 234 (2.19%) JSON
18 233 (2.18%) JSP
19 216 (2.03%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1155 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
2 904 (8.48%) Computer Science
3 606 (5.68%) Data Centre
4 446 (4.18%) Derivative
5 370 (3.47%) Equities
6 357 (3.35%) Management Information System
7 347 (3.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 322 (3.02%) Data Structures
9 307 (2.88%) Fixed Income
10 304 (2.85%) Clustering
11 282 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
12 272 (2.55%) Algorithms
13 225 (2.11%) Mainframe
14 220 (2.06%) Mathematics
15 206 (1.93%) Hedge funds
16 175 (1.64%) Replication
17 161 (1.51%) Client/Server
18 125 (1.17%) Equity Derivative
19 109 (1.02%) User Experience
20 97 (0.91%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6383 (59.85%) Linux
2 3326 (31.19%) Windows
3 1252 (11.74%) Solaris
4 634 (5.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 584 (5.48%) AIX
6 309 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 233 (2.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 202 (1.89%) Ubuntu
9 200 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 193 (1.81%) HPUX
11 178 (1.67%) CentOS
12 149 (1.40%) Debian
13 129 (1.21%) Apple iOS
14 122 (1.14%) Android
15 116 (1.09%) SUSE
16 111 (1.04%) Windows XP
17 109 (1.02%) Mac OS X
18 106 (0.99%) Windows 7
19 86 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
20 61 (0.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1820 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
2 1104 (10.35%) ITIL
3 1002 (9.40%) Software Engineering
4 831 (7.79%) OO
5 706 (6.62%) TDD
6 697 (6.54%) SDLC
7 675 (6.33%) DevOps
8 643 (6.03%) Scrum
9 625 (5.86%) Multithreading
10 554 (5.19%) Continuous Integration
11 546 (5.12%) E-Commerce
12 500 (4.69%) Project Management
13 459 (4.30%) SOA
14 446 (4.18%) Performance Tuning
15 435 (4.08%) Configuration Management
16 428 (4.01%) Service Delivery
17 380 (3.56%) Mentoring
18 368 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
19 366 (3.43%) Low Latency
20 360 (3.38%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 3955 (37.08%) SQL
2 3457 (32.41%) Java
3 1742 (16.33%) Perl
4 1721 (16.14%) Python
5 1622 (15.21%) C++
6 1276 (11.96%) JavaScript
7 1246 (11.68%) Shell Script
8 932 (8.74%) PL/SQL
9 770 (7.22%) C
10 741 (6.95%) Bash Shell
11 727 (6.82%) C#
12 656 (6.15%) PHP
13 558 (5.23%) Ruby
14 237 (2.22%) PowerShell
15 192 (1.80%) T-SQL
16 181 (1.70%) Korn
17 177 (1.66%) Scala
18 134 (1.26%) COBOL
19 100 (0.94%) VB
20 95 (0.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1644 (15.41%) Degree
2 503 (4.72%) Security Cleared
3 324 (3.04%) SC Cleared
4 312 (2.93%) Cisco Certification
5 221 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 198 (1.86%) CCNA
7 190 (1.78%) ISEB
8 178 (1.67%) CISSP
9 155 (1.45%) CCNP
10 134 (1.26%) MCSE
10 134 (1.26%) DV Cleared
11 105 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
12 90 (0.84%) RHCE
13 81 (0.76%) MCP
14 78 (0.73%) Sun Certification
15 74 (0.69%) MCITP
15 74 (0.69%) CISM
16 69 (0.65%) ISTQB
17 61 (0.57%) PhD
18 58 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 595 (5.58%) QA
2 416 (3.90%) SLA
3 167 (1.57%) PCI DSS
4 129 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 62 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 52 (0.49%) COBIT
7 38 (0.36%) ISO 9001
8 18 (0.17%) ISO 9000
9 15 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
10 14 (0.13%) EMIR
11 12 (0.11%) Basel II
12 9 (0.084%) GPG13
12 9 (0.084%) Data Quality
13 8 (0.075%) MiFID
13 8 (0.075%) JSP 440
14 7 (0.066%) Solvency II
14 7 (0.066%) WCAG
14 7 (0.066%) ISO 8583
15 6 (0.056%) RosettaNet
16 4 (0.038%) PMBOK
System Software
1 686 (6.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 539 (5.05%) Active Directory
3 290 (2.72%) Oracle RAC
4 180 (1.69%) vSphere
5 151 (1.42%) NFS
6 120 (1.13%) VMware ESX
7 116 (1.09%) Hyper-V
8 82 (0.77%) XenApp
9 81 (0.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 75 (0.70%) Xen
11 69 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
12 62 (0.58%) Firmware
13 58 (0.54%) KVM
14 55 (0.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 55 (0.52%) iptables
15 43 (0.40%) Samba
16 42 (0.39%) Squid
17 41 (0.38%) vCloud
18 33 (0.31%) Docker
19 30 (0.28%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 621 (5.82%) Puppet
2 403 (3.78%) Opscode Chef
3 277 (2.60%) Nagios
4 201 (1.88%) Tivoli
5 182 (1.71%) Data Guard
6 132 (1.24%) Ansible
7 129 (1.21%) Oracle RMAN
8 122 (1.14%) NetBackup
9 76 (0.71%) Salt
10 69 (0.65%) SCCM
11 61 (0.57%) OpenView
11 61 (0.57%) SCOM
12 56 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 56 (0.53%) Control-M
13 54 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 50 (0.47%) Vagrant
15 46 (0.43%) ITRS Geneos
15 46 (0.43%) ZABBIX
16 43 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
17 42 (0.39%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 3369 (31.59%) Oracle
2 1061 (9.95%) Microsoft
3 1037 (9.72%) VMware
4 908 (8.51%) Red Hat
5 644 (6.04%) IBM
6 636 (5.96%) Cisco
7 575 (5.39%) HP
8 476 (4.46%) Sybase
9 332 (3.11%) Citrix
10 322 (3.02%) Sun
11 252 (2.36%) NetApp
12 216 (2.03%) Juniper
13 212 (1.99%) EMC
14 201 (1.88%) SAP
15 189 (1.77%) Veritas
16 175 (1.64%) F5
17 166 (1.56%) CheckPoint
18 153 (1.43%) Business Objects
19 146 (1.37%) Informatica
20 133 (1.25%) Google
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