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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 45 32 28
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 5282 6554 7375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.26% 6.29% 7.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.36% 23.32% 26.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4316 5177 5916
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £31,500
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
27279 28110 27787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.19% 26.97% 27.17%
Number of salaries quoted 23070 23464 23563
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £24,645 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,559 £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 27 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 27 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 2531 £60,000 - 358
South East +7 1148 £44,000 +3.52% 157
Yorkshire -11 374 £39,000 +4.00% 47
East of England -28 313 £43,500 +8.75% 39
South West -7 283 £40,000 +6.66% 41
North West -21 239 £45,000 +20.00% 36
West Midlands -29 205 £42,500 +6.25% 27
East Midlands +9 166 £35,000 - 20
North East -28 18 £33,250 -5.00% 7
Midlands -7 2 £60,000 +9.09% 1
UNIX
UK

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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 6609 (58.65%) Linux
2 4110 (36.47%) SQL
3 3615 (32.08%) Finance
4 3594 (31.89%) Windows
5 3573 (31.71%) Oracle
6 3512 (31.17%) Java
7 1832 (16.26%) Perl
8 1823 (16.18%) Degree
9 1679 (14.90%) C++
10 1677 (14.88%) Agile Software Development
11 1651 (14.65%) Python
12 1508 (13.38%) Solaris
13 1379 (12.24%) Banking
14 1374 (12.19%) Shell Script
15 1370 (12.16%) SQL Server
16 1283 (11.39%) ITIL
17 1264 (11.22%) JavaScript
18 1214 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
19 1209 (10.73%) Microsoft
20 1184 (10.51%) MySQL
20 1184 (10.51%) XML
21 1178 (10.45%) VMware
22 1126 (9.99%) HTML
23 998 (8.86%) Software Engineering
24 996 (8.84%) Red Hat
25 946 (8.39%) TCP/IP
26 935 (8.30%) OO
27 932 (8.27%) Oracle Database
28 928 (8.23%) Apache
29 918 (8.15%) Computer Science

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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
1 928 (8.23%) Apache
2 900 (7.99%) Tomcat
3 546 (4.85%) WebLogic
4 502 (4.45%) WebSphere
5 446 (3.96%) JBoss
6 262 (2.32%) IIS
7 203 (1.80%) MS Exchange
8 176 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
9 168 (1.49%) nginx
10 161 (1.43%) SharePoint
11 145 (1.29%) GlassFish
12 144 (1.28%) Oracle Service Bus
13 127 (1.13%) Node.js
14 116 (1.03%) Apache Solr
15 110 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
16 96 (0.85%) MQSeries
17 95 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
18 92 (0.82%) OpenStack
19 91 (0.81%) SAS
20 85 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 678 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 316 (2.80%) MS Office
3 66 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 55 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 33 (0.29%) MS Project
6 11 (0.098%) Photoshop
6 11 (0.098%) SPSS
7 10 (0.089%) CPLEX
8 4 (0.035%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.035%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.035%) InDesign
9 3 (0.027%) Abaqus
10 1 (0.009%) FastStats
10 1 (0.009%) Mingle
10 1 (0.009%) GNU Octave
10 1 (0.009%) PrintSoft PReS
10 1 (0.009%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.009%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.009%) Simulink
10 1 (0.009%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 165 (1.46%) Oracle EBS
2 125 (1.11%) Oracle EBS R12
3 111 (0.99%) Oracle Applications
4 75 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
5 71 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
6 46 (0.41%) ION MarketView
7 44 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
7 44 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
7 44 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
8 40 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
9 36 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
10 28 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
10 28 (0.25%) BusinessWorks
11 27 (0.24%) Oracle iProcurement
12 23 (0.20%) RMDS
13 19 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 19 (0.17%) TIBCO iProcess
14 18 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
14 18 (0.16%) Magento
15 11 (0.098%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 221 (1.96%) SaaS
2 177 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
3 101 (0.90%) PaaS
4 79 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
5 72 (0.64%) Amazon S3
6 65 (0.58%) IaaS
7 53 (0.47%) GitHub
8 49 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
9 42 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
10 32 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
11 19 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
11 19 (0.17%) Office 365
12 17 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 16 (0.14%) IBM SmartCloud
14 14 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
14 14 (0.12%) Amazon Glacier
15 12 (0.11%) Heroku
16 11 (0.098%) Google App Engine
17 10 (0.089%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 9 (0.080%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 946 (8.39%) TCP/IP
2 858 (7.61%) Firewall
3 755 (6.70%) SAN
4 711 (6.31%) DNS
5 563 (5.00%) Internet
6 473 (4.20%) HTTP
7 369 (3.27%) LAN
8 328 (2.91%) WAN
9 300 (2.66%) VPN
10 252 (2.24%) NAS
11 236 (2.09%) LDAP
12 232 (2.06%) DHCP
13 206 (1.83%) Network Security
14 194 (1.72%) FTP
15 184 (1.63%) BGP
16 175 (1.55%) SSL
17 162 (1.44%) SSH
18 130 (1.15%) SMTP
19 125 (1.11%) OSPF
20 105 (0.93%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1370 (12.16%) SQL Server
2 1184 (10.51%) MySQL
3 932 (8.27%) Oracle Database
4 833 (7.39%) Relational Database
5 485 (4.30%) RDBMS
6 421 (3.74%) Oracle Database 11g
7 373 (3.31%) DB2
8 318 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
9 291 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
10 270 (2.40%) Big Data
11 242 (2.15%) NoSQL
12 224 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
13 184 (1.63%) MongoDB
14 175 (1.55%) Oracle Database 10g
15 166 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
16 153 (1.36%) Hadoop
17 141 (1.25%) Oracle ODI
18 136 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
19 118 (1.05%) Oracle BI EE
20 93 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 591 (5.24%) Git (software)
2 542 (4.81%) Subversion
3 454 (4.03%) Maven
4 382 (3.39%) Jenkins
5 271 (2.40%) JIRA
5 271 (2.40%) Oracle Forms
6 270 (2.40%) JUnit
7 259 (2.30%) Eclipse
8 235 (2.09%) Ant
9 180 (1.60%) Hudson
10 164 (1.46%) Selenium
11 117 (1.04%) TeamCity
12 110 (0.98%) Cucumber
13 90 (0.80%) Visual Studio
14 74 (0.66%) Mercurial
15 71 (0.63%) Toad
16 69 (0.61%) WebDriver
17 58 (0.51%) QuickTest Pro
17 58 (0.51%) ClearCase
18 57 (0.51%) LoadRunner
General
1 3615 (32.08%) Finance
2 1379 (12.24%) Banking
3 568 (5.04%) Retail
4 526 (4.67%) Front Office
5 522 (4.63%) Telecoms
6 519 (4.61%) Investment Banking
7 256 (2.27%) Financial Institution
8 212 (1.88%) Marketing
9 209 (1.85%) Games
10 174 (1.54%) Back Office
11 101 (0.90%) Advertising
12 100 (0.89%) Legal
13 93 (0.83%) Manufacturing
14 77 (0.68%) Law
15 73 (0.65%) Publishing
16 71 (0.63%) Automotive
17 67 (0.59%) Aerospace
17 67 (0.59%) French Language
18 65 (0.58%) Electronics
19 53 (0.47%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2822 (25.04%) Developer
2 1629 (14.46%) Analyst
3 940 (8.34%) Java Developer
4 919 (8.16%) Administrator
5 897 (7.96%) Support Analyst
6 825 (7.32%) Applications Support
7 620 (5.50%) C++ Developer
8 617 (5.48%) Systems Administrator
9 592 (5.25%) Consultant
10 538 (4.77%) Architect
11 514 (4.56%) Software Engineer
12 496 (4.40%) Support Engineer
13 439 (3.90%) Senior Developer
14 387 (3.43%) Applications Support Analyst
15 379 (3.36%) DBA
16 336 (2.98%) Linux Administrator
17 317 (2.81%) UNIX Administrator
18 308 (2.73%) Linux Engineer
19 284 (2.52%) Technical Support
20 273 (2.42%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1184 (10.51%) XML
2 1126 (9.99%) HTML
3 872 (7.74%) Web Services
4 791 (7.02%) J2EE
5 757 (6.72%) Spring
6 718 (6.37%) CSS
7 598 (5.31%) Middleware
8 510 (4.53%) .NET
9 414 (3.67%) SOAP
10 403 (3.58%) Hibernate
11 393 (3.49%) jQuery
12 365 (3.24%) FIX Protocol
13 307 (2.72%) JMS
14 282 (2.50%) HTML5
15 281 (2.49%) Java EE
16 273 (2.42%) STL
17 267 (2.37%) Ajax
18 245 (2.17%) JSP
19 220 (1.95%) JSON
20 217 (1.93%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1214 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
2 918 (8.15%) Computer Science
3 397 (3.52%) Derivative
4 383 (3.40%) Management Information System
5 370 (3.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 349 (3.10%) Equities
7 346 (3.07%) Fixed Income
8 335 (2.97%) Clustering
8 335 (2.97%) Open Source
9 266 (2.36%) Mainframe
10 259 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
11 258 (2.29%) Data Structures
12 253 (2.25%) Algorithms
13 240 (2.13%) Mathematics
14 211 (1.87%) Hedge funds
15 157 (1.39%) Replication
16 156 (1.38%) Client/Server
17 107 (0.95%) Mobile App
18 104 (0.92%) PKI
19 99 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6609 (58.65%) Linux
2 3594 (31.89%) Windows
3 1508 (13.38%) Solaris
4 725 (6.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 638 (5.66%) AIX
6 345 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 272 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 233 (2.07%) HPUX
9 201 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 185 (1.64%) CentOS
11 161 (1.43%) Ubuntu
12 155 (1.38%) Debian
13 137 (1.22%) Android
14 136 (1.21%) Windows XP
15 123 (1.09%) SUSE
16 122 (1.08%) Windows 7
17 114 (1.01%) Mac OS X
17 114 (1.01%) Apple iOS
18 62 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
19 59 (0.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1677 (14.88%) Agile Software Development
2 1283 (11.39%) ITIL
3 998 (8.86%) Software Engineering
4 935 (8.30%) OO
5 631 (5.60%) Multithreading
6 616 (5.47%) Scrum
7 603 (5.35%) DevOps
8 587 (5.21%) TDD
9 571 (5.07%) E-Commerce
10 530 (4.70%) Project Management
11 519 (4.61%) Continuous Integration
12 498 (4.42%) Performance Tuning
13 453 (4.02%) SOA
14 451 (4.00%) Service Delivery
15 443 (3.93%) Mentoring
16 428 (3.80%) Configuration Management
17 397 (3.52%) Disaster Recovery
18 386 (3.43%) ETL
19 385 (3.42%) Service Management
20 382 (3.39%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4110 (36.47%) SQL
2 3512 (31.17%) Java
3 1832 (16.26%) Perl
4 1679 (14.90%) C++
5 1651 (14.65%) Python
6 1374 (12.19%) Shell Script
7 1264 (11.22%) JavaScript
8 848 (7.53%) PL/SQL
9 770 (6.83%) Bash Shell
10 768 (6.82%) PHP
11 735 (6.52%) C#
12 725 (6.43%) C
13 527 (4.68%) Ruby
14 253 (2.25%) PowerShell
15 167 (1.48%) T-SQL
16 161 (1.43%) Korn
17 158 (1.40%) Scala
18 123 (1.09%) VBA
19 111 (0.99%) VB
20 105 (0.93%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1823 (16.18%) Degree
2 505 (4.48%) Security Cleared
3 326 (2.89%) SC Cleared
4 293 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
5 236 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 219 (1.94%) ISEB
7 181 (1.61%) CISSP
8 180 (1.60%) CCNA
9 164 (1.46%) MCSE
10 147 (1.30%) CCNP
11 133 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
12 124 (1.10%) DV Cleared
13 105 (0.93%) ISTQB
14 97 (0.86%) RHCE
15 88 (0.78%) Sun Certification
16 80 (0.71%) MCITP
17 76 (0.67%) MCP
18 72 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 69 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 63 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 669 (5.94%) QA
2 432 (3.83%) SLA
3 168 (1.49%) PCI DSS
4 122 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 72 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 44 (0.39%) ISO 9001
7 35 (0.31%) COBIT
8 17 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 16 (0.14%) ISO 9000
10 14 (0.12%) JSP 440
11 13 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
12 10 (0.089%) Data Quality
12 10 (0.089%) EMIR
13 9 (0.080%) GPG13
13 9 (0.080%) Solvency II
13 9 (0.080%) Basel II
14 7 (0.062%) ISO 8583
15 5 (0.044%) RosettaNet
16 3 (0.027%) WCAG
16 3 (0.027%) HIPAA
System Software
1 760 (6.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 523 (4.64%) Active Directory
3 263 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
4 240 (2.13%) vSphere
5 159 (1.41%) NFS
6 141 (1.25%) Hyper-V
7 130 (1.15%) VMware ESX
8 95 (0.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 85 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
10 82 (0.73%) Xen
11 81 (0.72%) XenApp
12 67 (0.59%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 65 (0.58%) Samba
14 62 (0.55%) Firmware
15 52 (0.46%) KVM
15 52 (0.46%) iptables
16 48 (0.43%) Squid
17 44 (0.39%) Varnish
18 42 (0.37%) NDS
19 38 (0.34%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 599 (5.32%) Puppet
2 407 (3.61%) Opscode Chef
3 277 (2.46%) Nagios
4 202 (1.79%) Tivoli
5 177 (1.57%) NetBackup
6 150 (1.33%) Data Guard
7 134 (1.19%) Oracle RMAN
8 95 (0.84%) Ansible
9 88 (0.78%) SCOM
10 79 (0.70%) Control-M
11 74 (0.66%) SCCM
12 61 (0.54%) OpenView
13 57 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 54 (0.48%) Salt
15 52 (0.46%) ITRS Geneos
16 48 (0.43%) Cobbler
16 48 (0.43%) Netcool
17 42 (0.37%) Opsview
18 38 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
19 36 (0.32%) yum
Vendors
1 3573 (31.71%) Oracle
2 1209 (10.73%) Microsoft
3 1178 (10.45%) VMware
4 996 (8.84%) Red Hat
5 707 (6.27%) HP
6 701 (6.22%) IBM
7 686 (6.09%) Cisco
8 533 (4.73%) Sybase
9 378 (3.35%) Sun
10 376 (3.34%) Citrix
11 301 (2.67%) NetApp
12 248 (2.20%) Veritas
13 238 (2.11%) EMC
14 194 (1.72%) Juniper
15 190 (1.69%) SAP
16 184 (1.63%) CheckPoint
17 177 (1.57%) Business Objects
18 161 (1.43%) Symantec
18 161 (1.43%) F5
19 146 (1.30%) Informatica
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits BUPA pension 25 days GYM
Posted: 13 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £27000 - £33000 per annum, Benefits BUPA, Pension, 25-30 days holiday
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £27000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits 12.5% bonus, Stock options, 25 day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Spencer Rose Ltd
Salary: Bonus + On Call + Overtime
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Incite BI
Salary: Pesion, Bonus care + mor
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TLP Consultancy
Salary: Excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Sola Technology Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Optimus Search
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday