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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 40 32 24
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 5608 6261 8154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.70% 6.46% 7.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.59% 23.40% 27.95%
Number of salaries quoted 4498 4928 6736
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +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
27243 26753 29175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.68% 27.61% 27.88%
Number of salaries quoted 23062 22273 25266
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 £24,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,500 £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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -8 2747 £60,000 +4.34% 323
South East +5 1134 £45,000 +2.27% 153
Yorkshire -7 417 £38,250 +2.00% 33
East of England -5 408 £45,000 - 60
North West -12 285 £45,000 +12.50% 41
West Midlands -30 220 £40,000 -2.43% 26
South West -32 201 £40,000 +6.66% 46
East Midlands +25 165 £32,500 -7.14% 22
North East -2 22 £24,000 -31.42% 3
Midlands -6 5 £35,000 -36.36% 1
UNIX
UK

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 6995 (57.77%) Linux
2 4549 (37.57%) SQL
3 3898 (32.19%) Windows
4 3798 (31.37%) Oracle
5 3780 (31.22%) Finance
6 3738 (30.87%) Java
7 1981 (16.36%) Degree
8 1933 (15.96%) Perl
9 1744 (14.40%) C++
10 1732 (14.30%) Agile Software Development
11 1608 (13.28%) Solaris
12 1598 (13.20%) Shell Script
13 1595 (13.17%) Python
14 1532 (12.65%) ITIL
15 1500 (12.39%) SQL Server
16 1446 (11.94%) Banking
17 1382 (11.41%) Microsoft
18 1371 (11.32%) JavaScript
19 1262 (10.42%) XML
20 1251 (10.33%) MySQL
21 1235 (10.20%) VMware
22 1204 (9.94%) HTML
23 1193 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
24 1088 (8.99%) Apache
25 1064 (8.79%) Software Engineering
26 1038 (8.57%) OO
27 1029 (8.50%) TCP/IP
28 1006 (8.31%) Red Hat
29 1003 (8.28%) Oracle Database
30 996 (8.23%) Computer Science

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 1088 (8.99%) Apache
2 979 (8.09%) Tomcat
3 611 (5.05%) WebLogic
4 506 (4.18%) WebSphere
5 435 (3.59%) JBoss
6 348 (2.87%) IIS
7 231 (1.91%) MS Exchange
8 177 (1.46%) nginx
9 166 (1.37%) Oracle Service Bus
10 163 (1.35%) SharePoint
11 157 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
12 126 (1.04%) GlassFish
13 117 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
14 110 (0.91%) SAS
15 109 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 108 (0.89%) Node.js
17 98 (0.81%) Apache Solr
18 95 (0.78%) OpenStack
19 94 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
20 88 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 744 (6.14%) MS Excel
2 340 (2.81%) MS Office
3 89 (0.74%) MS Visio
4 57 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 27 (0.22%) MS Project
6 15 (0.12%) SPSS
7 5 (0.041%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.025%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.025%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.025%) S-PLUS
8 3 (0.025%) CPLEX
8 3 (0.025%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.025%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.017%) InDesign
9 2 (0.017%) Simulink
10 1 (0.008%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.008%) Stata
10 1 (0.008%) FastStats
10 1 (0.008%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 233 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
2 192 (1.59%) Oracle EBS R12
3 151 (1.25%) Oracle Applications
4 94 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
5 61 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
6 38 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
7 37 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
8 34 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
8 34 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
9 32 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
10 30 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
10 30 (0.25%) ION MarketView
11 29 (0.24%) RMDS
12 27 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
13 24 (0.20%) TIBCO iProcess
14 22 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
15 21 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
16 20 (0.17%) Magento
17 15 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
18 13 (0.11%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 229 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 210 (1.73%) SaaS
3 70 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
4 66 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
5 64 (0.53%) PaaS
6 51 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
7 46 (0.38%) GitHub
8 45 (0.37%) Amazon S3
9 44 (0.36%) IaaS
10 29 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
11 16 (0.13%) Office 365
12 15 (0.12%) IBM SmartCloud
13 14 (0.12%) Google App Engine
14 10 (0.083%) Rackspace Cloud
15 9 (0.074%) Heroku
16 6 (0.050%) Joyent
16 6 (0.050%) Google Compute Engine
16 6 (0.050%) Amazon ELB
17 4 (0.033%) Google Apps
18 3 (0.025%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1029 (8.50%) TCP/IP
2 893 (7.38%) Firewall
3 793 (6.55%) DNS
4 783 (6.47%) SAN
5 601 (4.96%) Internet
6 440 (3.63%) HTTP
7 381 (3.15%) LAN
8 366 (3.02%) VPN
9 353 (2.92%) WAN
10 258 (2.13%) LDAP
11 234 (1.93%) NAS
12 232 (1.92%) DHCP
13 225 (1.86%) BGP
14 221 (1.83%) Network Security
15 214 (1.77%) FTP
16 176 (1.45%) SSL
17 173 (1.43%) OSPF
18 152 (1.26%) SMTP
19 147 (1.21%) SSH
20 141 (1.16%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1500 (12.39%) SQL Server
2 1251 (10.33%) MySQL
3 1003 (8.28%) Oracle Database
4 830 (6.85%) Relational Database
5 509 (4.20%) RDBMS
6 488 (4.03%) Oracle Database 11g
7 409 (3.38%) DB2
8 307 (2.54%) Oracle Reports
9 303 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
10 278 (2.30%) NoSQL
11 256 (2.11%) Big Data
12 235 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
13 230 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
14 213 (1.76%) MongoDB
15 166 (1.37%) Oracle BI EE
16 143 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
17 140 (1.16%) Oracle ODI
18 139 (1.15%) Hadoop
19 137 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
20 130 (1.07%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 591 (4.88%) Git (software)
2 551 (4.55%) Subversion
3 434 (3.58%) Maven
4 400 (3.30%) Jenkins
5 309 (2.55%) JIRA
6 295 (2.44%) JUnit
7 274 (2.26%) Eclipse
8 270 (2.23%) Ant
9 223 (1.84%) Oracle Forms
10 198 (1.64%) Hudson
11 188 (1.55%) Selenium
12 158 (1.30%) Cucumber
13 118 (0.97%) TeamCity
14 98 (0.81%) Toad
15 91 (0.75%) QuickTest Pro
16 82 (0.68%) WebDriver
17 73 (0.60%) Visual Studio
18 72 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 67 (0.55%) Mercurial
20 66 (0.55%) LoadRunner
General
1 3780 (31.22%) Finance
2 1446 (11.94%) Banking
3 692 (5.72%) Front Office
4 569 (4.70%) Investment Banking
5 541 (4.47%) Telecoms
6 522 (4.31%) Retail
7 313 (2.59%) Financial Institution
8 262 (2.16%) Marketing
9 199 (1.64%) Games
10 198 (1.64%) Back Office
11 115 (0.95%) Advertising
12 97 (0.80%) Manufacturing
13 87 (0.72%) French Language
14 82 (0.68%) Legal
15 81 (0.67%) Law
16 80 (0.66%) Publishing
17 68 (0.56%) Billing
18 54 (0.45%) German Language
18 54 (0.45%) Aerospace
18 54 (0.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2949 (24.36%) Developer
2 1913 (15.80%) Analyst
3 1121 (9.26%) Support Analyst
4 1056 (8.72%) Administrator
5 992 (8.19%) Java Developer
6 962 (7.95%) Applications Support
7 686 (5.67%) Systems Administrator
8 675 (5.57%) C++ Developer
9 551 (4.55%) Architect
10 550 (4.54%) Software Engineer
11 548 (4.53%) Consultant
12 480 (3.96%) Support Engineer
13 468 (3.87%) Applications Support Analyst
14 455 (3.76%) DBA
15 443 (3.66%) Senior Developer
16 359 (2.96%) Linux Administrator
17 341 (2.82%) UNIX Administrator
18 317 (2.62%) Linux Engineer
19 315 (2.60%) Systems Engineer
20 314 (2.59%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1262 (10.42%) XML
2 1204 (9.94%) HTML
3 925 (7.64%) Web Services
4 824 (6.81%) J2EE
5 782 (6.46%) CSS
6 727 (6.00%) Spring
7 628 (5.19%) Middleware
8 511 (4.22%) .NET
9 444 (3.67%) jQuery
10 437 (3.61%) SOAP
11 430 (3.55%) FIX Protocol
12 369 (3.05%) Hibernate
13 325 (2.68%) STL
14 291 (2.40%) Java EE
15 288 (2.38%) Ajax
16 280 (2.31%) JMS
17 262 (2.16%) HTML5
18 251 (2.07%) JSP
19 232 (1.92%) JSON
20 218 (1.80%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1193 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
2 996 (8.23%) Computer Science
3 446 (3.68%) Derivative
4 426 (3.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 422 (3.49%) Management Information System
6 403 (3.33%) Clustering
7 394 (3.25%) Open Source
8 384 (3.17%) Equities
9 357 (2.95%) Fixed Income
10 299 (2.47%) Mathematics
11 275 (2.27%) Mainframe
12 252 (2.08%) Algorithms
13 223 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
13 223 (1.84%) Hedge funds
14 181 (1.49%) Data Structures
15 151 (1.25%) Client/Server
16 141 (1.16%) Replication
17 120 (0.99%) User Experience
18 118 (0.97%) Mobile App
19 106 (0.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6995 (57.77%) Linux
2 3898 (32.19%) Windows
3 1608 (13.28%) Solaris
4 776 (6.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 740 (6.11%) AIX
6 433 (3.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 334 (2.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 262 (2.16%) HPUX
9 216 (1.78%) CentOS
10 207 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
11 183 (1.51%) Ubuntu
12 172 (1.42%) Windows 7
13 166 (1.37%) Windows XP
14 155 (1.28%) Debian
15 146 (1.21%) Android
16 125 (1.03%) Mac OS X
17 122 (1.01%) Apple iOS
18 114 (0.94%) SUSE
19 61 (0.50%) Windows 8
20 56 (0.46%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1732 (14.30%) Agile Software Development
2 1532 (12.65%) ITIL
3 1064 (8.79%) Software Engineering
4 1038 (8.57%) OO
5 719 (5.94%) E-Commerce
6 662 (5.47%) Multithreading
7 607 (5.01%) Project Management
8 586 (4.84%) Scrum
9 562 (4.64%) Performance Tuning
10 531 (4.39%) DevOps
11 517 (4.27%) TDD
12 506 (4.18%) SOA
13 487 (4.02%) Continuous Integration
14 443 (3.66%) Service Management
15 436 (3.60%) Mentoring
16 429 (3.54%) Configuration Management
17 419 (3.46%) Problem Management
18 390 (3.22%) Business Intelligence
19 388 (3.20%) Disaster Recovery
20 384 (3.17%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4549 (37.57%) SQL
2 3738 (30.87%) Java
3 1933 (15.96%) Perl
4 1744 (14.40%) C++
5 1598 (13.20%) Shell Script
6 1595 (13.17%) Python
7 1371 (11.32%) JavaScript
8 850 (7.02%) Bash Shell
9 804 (6.64%) PHP
10 791 (6.53%) C#
11 782 (6.46%) PL/SQL
12 745 (6.15%) C
13 527 (4.35%) Ruby
14 296 (2.44%) PowerShell
15 169 (1.40%) Scala
16 161 (1.33%) Korn
17 156 (1.29%) VBA
18 146 (1.21%) VB
19 125 (1.03%) T-SQL
20 106 (0.88%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1981 (16.36%) Degree
2 527 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 334 (2.76%) SC Cleared
4 314 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
5 248 (2.05%) ISEB
6 221 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 220 (1.82%) CISSP
8 173 (1.43%) MCSE
9 172 (1.42%) CCNA
10 162 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
11 148 (1.22%) CCNP
12 130 (1.07%) ISTQB
13 97 (0.80%) DV Cleared
13 97 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 86 (0.71%) Sun Certification
15 84 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 81 (0.67%) RHCE
17 73 (0.60%) MCITP
18 72 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
19 66 (0.55%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 706 (5.83%) QA
2 463 (3.82%) SLA
3 186 (1.54%) PCI DSS
4 100 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 77 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 52 (0.43%) COBIT
7 43 (0.36%) ISO 9001
8 24 (0.20%) ISO 9000
9 18 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 15 (0.12%) JSP 440
10 15 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
11 13 (0.11%) Data Quality
12 12 (0.099%) EMIR
12 12 (0.099%) Solvency II
12 12 (0.099%) Basel II
13 5 (0.041%) ISO 8583
14 4 (0.033%) BS7799
14 4 (0.033%) GPG13
15 3 (0.025%) DICOM
15 3 (0.025%) HIPAA
System Software
1 813 (6.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 539 (4.45%) Active Directory
3 292 (2.41%) Oracle RAC
4 231 (1.91%) vSphere
5 170 (1.40%) Oracle RMAN
6 154 (1.27%) NFS
7 152 (1.26%) VMware ESX
8 137 (1.13%) Hyper-V
9 131 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
10 90 (0.74%) XenApp
10 90 (0.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 82 (0.68%) Xen
12 75 (0.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 71 (0.59%) Firmware
14 69 (0.57%) XenServer
15 66 (0.55%) Samba
16 65 (0.54%) KVM
17 56 (0.46%) PowerHA
18 55 (0.45%) Varnish
19 49 (0.40%) NDS
Systems Management
1 621 (5.13%) Puppet
2 410 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
3 294 (2.43%) Nagios
4 224 (1.85%) NetBackup
5 191 (1.58%) Tivoli
6 173 (1.43%) Data Guard
7 107 (0.88%) Ansible
8 97 (0.80%) SCOM
9 92 (0.76%) Control-M
10 88 (0.73%) SCCM
11 77 (0.64%) ITRS Geneos
12 76 (0.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 64 (0.53%) OpenView
14 62 (0.51%) Netcool
15 60 (0.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 60 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
16 51 (0.42%) Cacti
17 48 (0.40%) Opsview
18 45 (0.37%) Salt
19 43 (0.36%) logstash
Vendors
1 3798 (31.37%) Oracle
2 1382 (11.41%) Microsoft
3 1235 (10.20%) VMware
4 1006 (8.31%) Red Hat
5 782 (6.46%) IBM
6 709 (5.86%) Cisco
7 663 (5.48%) HP
8 572 (4.72%) Sybase
9 400 (3.30%) Citrix
10 383 (3.16%) Sun
11 321 (2.65%) NetApp
12 261 (2.16%) Veritas
13 224 (1.85%) EMC
13 224 (1.85%) Juniper
14 199 (1.64%) CheckPoint
15 194 (1.60%) Business Objects
16 186 (1.54%) Symantec
17 167 (1.38%) Informatica
18 166 (1.37%) Bloomberg
19 159 (1.31%) F5
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
GE Capital
Salary: Competitive Salary & Great Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Staines, Middlesex
ARM Technology
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + £45-55k + bonus and benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Base+Prospects
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Excellent plus Discretionary Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
Serco Group PLC
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + ex bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 38,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 20% bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
EE
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Excellent plus Discretionary Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £475 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £33000 Per Annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45000 - 70000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Posted: 5 hours ago