The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 31 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 3090 3590 4289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 6.75% 8.07% 8.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.78% 29.38% 31.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2613 2984 3687
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -1.23%
UNIX
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Operating Systems Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12472 12220 13798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 27.24% 27.46% 27.40%
Number of salaries quoted 10669 10520 12078
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 £28,000 £28,500 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing UNIX across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in London

UNIX
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing UNIX across the London region.

UNIX Salary Trend in London

UNIX
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX across the London region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

UNIX Salary Histogram in London

UNIX
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the London region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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
City of London -2 953 £56,500 -1.73% 162
Harrow -12 19 £42,500 +88.88% 3
Uxbridge +13 13 £33,500 -21.17% 1
Canary Wharf -1 12 £51,000 -49.00% 1
Docklands, London -14 12 £45,000 -37.93% 3
Kingston Upon Thames -5 11 £40,000 +7.38% 1
Hounslow -9 11 £43,500 -3.33% 3
Isleworth - 9 £55,000 - 1
Greenford - 5 - -
Croydon -14 3 £55,000 +22.22% 5
Bromley -15 3 £62,500 +2.45%
West Drayton - 3 £40,000 -
Hayes +5 1 £85,500 +113.75%
Clapham -2 1 £27,500 -45.00%
Surbiton -5 1 £55,000 +11.67% 1
New Malden -13 1 - -
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 3816 (58.76%) Linux
2 2645 (40.73%) SQL
3 2413 (37.16%) Finance
4 2357 (36.30%) Java
5 1919 (29.55%) Windows
6 1831 (28.20%) Oracle
7 1250 (19.25%) C++
8 1207 (18.59%) Perl
9 1201 (18.49%) Banking
10 1180 (18.17%) Degree
11 1077 (16.58%) Agile Software Development
12 1049 (16.15%) Python
13 819 (12.61%) Front Office
14 780 (12.01%) SQL Server
15 777 (11.96%) Shell Script
16 766 (11.80%) OO
17 749 (11.53%) MySQL
18 740 (11.40%) Computer Science
19 739 (11.38%) Solaris
20 711 (10.95%) JavaScript
21 682 (10.50%) Multithreading
22 673 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
23 644 (9.92%) XML
24 641 (9.87%) Software Engineering
25 619 (9.53%) HTML
26 618 (9.52%) ITIL
27 617 (9.50%) Investment Banking
28 553 (8.52%) Bash Shell
29 534 (8.22%) C#
30 531 (8.18%) Low Latency

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the London 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
1 505 (7.78%) Apache
2 465 (7.16%) Tomcat
3 236 (3.63%) WebLogic
4 178 (2.74%) WebSphere
5 140 (2.16%) IIS
6 112 (1.72%) Node.js
7 96 (1.48%) Drupal
8 85 (1.31%) nginx
9 81 (1.25%) Apache Solr
10 57 (0.88%) SharePoint
11 54 (0.83%) Confluence
12 53 (0.82%) Oracle Service Bus
13 49 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
14 48 (0.74%) MS Exchange
15 42 (0.65%) SAS
16 40 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
17 39 (0.60%) Oracle Coherence
18 34 (0.52%) WordPress
19 33 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 32 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 305 (4.70%) MS Excel
2 95 (1.46%) MS Office
3 38 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 26 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.18%) MS Project
6 10 (0.15%) SPSS
7 4 (0.062%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.046%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.046%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.031%) S-PLUS
9 2 (0.031%) Stata
9 2 (0.031%) InDesign
10 1 (0.015%) CPLEX
10 1 (0.015%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.015%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.015%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 117 (1.80%) Oracle EBS
2 93 (1.43%) Oracle Applications
3 90 (1.39%) Oracle EBS R12
4 32 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
4 32 (0.49%) Oracle General Ledger
5 28 (0.43%) Magento
6 24 (0.37%) Temenos T24
7 22 (0.34%) Oracle 11i
8 20 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
8 20 (0.31%) RMDS
8 20 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
8 20 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
9 17 (0.26%) TIBCO iProcess
10 16 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
11 15 (0.23%) Sentinel
12 14 (0.22%) HFM
13 13 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 9 (0.14%) BASE24
14 9 (0.14%) ION MarketView
14 9 (0.14%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 158 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
2 118 (1.82%) SaaS
3 45 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
4 42 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
5 34 (0.52%) PaaS
6 26 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
7 16 (0.25%) Office 365
7 16 (0.25%) GitHub
8 14 (0.22%) IaaS
9 12 (0.18%) Rackspace Cloud
9 12 (0.18%) Amazon S3
10 11 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
11 10 (0.15%) Joyent
12 7 (0.11%) Google Apps
13 6 (0.092%) AWS Data Pipeline
14 5 (0.077%) CloudFront
14 5 (0.077%) Route 53
15 2 (0.031%) Google App Engine
15 2 (0.031%) Heroku
16 1 (0.015%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 479 (7.38%) TCP/IP
2 420 (6.47%) Firewall
3 301 (4.64%) DNS
4 294 (4.53%) HTTP
5 277 (4.27%) Internet
6 266 (4.10%) SAN
7 147 (2.26%) LDAP
8 138 (2.13%) WAN
9 125 (1.92%) VPN
10 124 (1.91%) LAN
11 122 (1.88%) SSL
12 102 (1.57%) NAS
13 100 (1.54%) SSH
14 88 (1.36%) BGP
15 83 (1.28%) Network Security
16 71 (1.09%) MPLS
17 70 (1.08%) Multicast
18 69 (1.06%) DHCP
19 68 (1.05%) SMTP
20 66 (1.02%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 780 (12.01%) SQL Server
2 749 (11.53%) MySQL
3 489 (7.53%) Oracle Database
4 473 (7.28%) Relational Database
5 295 (4.54%) RDBMS
6 252 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
7 251 (3.87%) Oracle Database 11g
8 227 (3.50%) Big Data
9 217 (3.34%) DB2
10 180 (2.77%) NoSQL
11 168 (2.59%) MongoDB
12 149 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
13 144 (2.22%) Hadoop
14 136 (2.09%) Oracle Database 10g
15 114 (1.76%) OLTP
16 93 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
17 86 (1.32%) Oracle BI EE
18 80 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
19 73 (1.12%) Oracle Exadata
20 62 (0.95%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 360 (5.54%) Subversion
2 305 (4.70%) Git (software)
3 235 (3.62%) Maven
4 216 (3.33%) JIRA
5 214 (3.30%) Jenkins
6 204 (3.14%) JUnit
7 138 (2.13%) Ant
7 138 (2.13%) Eclipse
8 134 (2.06%) Selenium
9 110 (1.69%) Cucumber
10 85 (1.31%) TeamCity
11 77 (1.19%) Hudson
12 61 (0.94%) WebDriver
12 61 (0.94%) QuickTest Pro
13 50 (0.77%) PHPUnit
14 48 (0.74%) ClearCase
15 41 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
16 38 (0.59%) Emacs
17 35 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
18 34 (0.52%) Mercurial
General
1 2413 (37.16%) Finance
2 1201 (18.49%) Banking
3 819 (12.61%) Front Office
4 617 (9.50%) Investment Banking
5 326 (5.02%) Telecoms
6 239 (3.68%) Financial Institution
7 209 (3.22%) Retail
8 182 (2.80%) Games
9 174 (2.68%) Marketing
10 130 (2.00%) Back Office
11 96 (1.48%) Advertising
12 66 (1.02%) Publishing
13 58 (0.89%) Billing
14 49 (0.75%) Legal
15 42 (0.65%) Law
16 24 (0.37%) Multimedia
17 23 (0.35%) Manufacturing
17 23 (0.35%) Electronics
18 18 (0.28%) Retail Banking
18 18 (0.28%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2203 (33.92%) Developer
2 1054 (16.23%) Analyst
3 685 (10.55%) Java Developer
4 640 (9.86%) C++ Developer
5 592 (9.12%) Support Analyst
6 567 (8.73%) Applications Support
7 367 (5.65%) Administrator
8 266 (4.10%) Applications Support Analyst
9 259 (3.99%) Senior Developer
10 241 (3.71%) Software Engineer
11 240 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
12 229 (3.53%) Architect
12 229 (3.53%) DBA
13 215 (3.31%) Consultant
14 195 (3.00%) Programmer
15 178 (2.74%) Software Developer
16 164 (2.53%) Oracle DBA
17 147 (2.26%) Systems Engineer
18 139 (2.14%) Linux Administrator
19 138 (2.13%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 644 (9.92%) XML
2 619 (9.53%) HTML
3 505 (7.78%) Web Services
4 468 (7.21%) Spring
5 404 (6.22%) STL
6 373 (5.74%) CSS
7 356 (5.48%) .NET
8 325 (5.00%) J2EE
9 268 (4.13%) Middleware
10 228 (3.51%) jQuery
11 227 (3.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 217 (3.34%) SOAP
13 209 (3.22%) Hibernate
14 189 (2.91%) HTML5
15 188 (2.89%) FIX Protocol
16 185 (2.85%) LAMP
17 176 (2.71%) Java EE
18 159 (2.45%) JSON
19 150 (2.31%) Ajax
20 143 (2.20%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 740 (11.40%) Computer Science
2 673 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
3 501 (7.71%) Equities
4 418 (6.44%) Derivative
5 400 (6.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 341 (5.25%) Fixed Income
7 270 (4.16%) Hedge funds
8 257 (3.96%) Open Source
9 194 (2.99%) Management Information System
10 180 (2.77%) Mathematics
11 128 (1.97%) Clustering
12 99 (1.52%) Replication
12 99 (1.52%) Client/Server
13 89 (1.37%) Equity Derivative
14 82 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
15 75 (1.15%) iPad
16 68 (1.05%) Mainframe
17 63 (0.97%) Credit Derivative
18 60 (0.92%) Physics
19 58 (0.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3816 (58.76%) Linux
2 1919 (29.55%) Windows
3 739 (11.38%) Solaris
4 356 (5.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 277 (4.27%) AIX
6 135 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 121 (1.86%) Ubuntu
8 116 (1.79%) CentOS
9 114 (1.76%) Android
10 108 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
11 94 (1.45%) Debian
12 83 (1.28%) Apple iOS
13 65 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
14 61 (0.94%) HPUX
15 46 (0.71%) Fedora
16 42 (0.65%) Windows 7
17 40 (0.62%) Windows XP
18 36 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
19 32 (0.49%) SUSE
19 32 (0.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1077 (16.58%) Agile Software Development
2 766 (11.80%) OO
3 682 (10.50%) Multithreading
4 641 (9.87%) Software Engineering
5 618 (9.52%) ITIL
6 531 (8.18%) Low Latency
7 421 (6.48%) E-Commerce
8 365 (5.62%) TDD
9 345 (5.31%) Configuration Management
10 338 (5.20%) Analytics
11 328 (5.05%) Scrum
12 322 (4.96%) Project Management
13 312 (4.80%) Performance Tuning
14 296 (4.56%) DevOps
15 287 (4.42%) ETL
16 271 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
17 255 (3.93%) Electronic Trading
18 250 (3.85%) OOD
19 244 (3.76%) Continuous Integration
20 241 (3.71%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2645 (40.73%) SQL
2 2357 (36.30%) Java
3 1250 (19.25%) C++
4 1207 (18.59%) Perl
5 1049 (16.15%) Python
6 777 (11.96%) Shell Script
7 711 (10.95%) JavaScript
8 553 (8.52%) Bash Shell
9 534 (8.22%) C#
10 489 (7.53%) C
11 462 (7.11%) PHP
12 367 (5.65%) PL/SQL
13 333 (5.13%) Ruby
14 160 (2.46%) VBA
15 119 (1.83%) PowerShell
16 117 (1.80%) Scala
17 116 (1.79%) Korn
18 96 (1.48%) VB
19 63 (0.97%) PHP5
20 59 (0.91%) AWK
Qualifications
1 1180 (18.17%) Degree
2 146 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
3 112 (1.72%) Security Cleared
4 109 (1.68%) CISSP
5 81 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
6 77 (1.19%) CCNA
7 67 (1.03%) CCNP
8 65 (1.00%) ISEB
9 64 (0.99%) SC Cleared
10 59 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
11 48 (0.74%) MCSE
12 35 (0.54%) CISM
13 34 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 32 (0.49%) CISA
15 27 (0.42%) MCP
16 23 (0.35%) ISTQB
17 22 (0.34%) JNCIA
17 22 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
18 20 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 19 (0.29%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 495 (7.62%) QA
2 155 (2.39%) SLA
3 94 (1.45%) ISO 9001
4 89 (1.37%) PCI DSS
5 44 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 34 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 26 (0.40%) COBIT
8 22 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
9 19 (0.29%) EMIR
10 13 (0.20%) Solvency II
11 10 (0.15%) Data Quality
12 7 (0.11%) HL7
12 7 (0.11%) Basel III
13 6 (0.092%) CRD IV
13 6 (0.092%) BS7799
14 4 (0.062%) Basel II
15 3 (0.046%) JSP 440
16 2 (0.031%) ISO 9000
17 1 (0.015%) MiFID
17 1 (0.015%) HIPAA
System Software
1 259 (3.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 192 (2.96%) Active Directory
3 148 (2.28%) Oracle RAC
4 89 (1.37%) NFS
5 82 (1.26%) Oracle RMAN
6 63 (0.97%) Hyper-V
7 56 (0.86%) VMware ESX
8 54 (0.83%) Varnish
9 49 (0.75%) vSphere
10 42 (0.65%) Xen
11 32 (0.49%) KVM
12 30 (0.46%) Snort
13 25 (0.38%) HDFS
14 21 (0.32%) Nmap
14 21 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
15 20 (0.31%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 20 (0.31%) XenApp
16 19 (0.29%) XenServer
17 16 (0.25%) Samba
17 16 (0.25%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 352 (5.42%) Puppet
2 252 (3.88%) Opscode Chef
3 215 (3.31%) Nagios
4 111 (1.71%) Data Guard
5 72 (1.11%) Tivoli
6 67 (1.03%) ITRS Geneos
7 62 (0.95%) NetBackup
8 53 (0.82%) Opsview
9 48 (0.74%) OpenView
10 45 (0.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 45 (0.69%) CFEngine
11 41 (0.63%) Ansible
12 35 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 34 (0.52%) logstash
14 33 (0.51%) Control-M
15 32 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
16 29 (0.45%) ZABBIX
17 28 (0.43%) BMC PATROL
18 23 (0.35%) SCOM
19 20 (0.31%) Salt
Vendors
1 1831 (28.20%) Oracle
2 489 (7.53%) Red Hat
3 424 (6.53%) Microsoft
4 407 (6.27%) Sybase
5 394 (6.07%) VMware
6 293 (4.51%) IBM
7 292 (4.50%) Cisco
8 249 (3.83%) JBoss
9 225 (3.46%) HP
10 183 (2.82%) Sun
11 159 (2.45%) Bloomberg
12 135 (2.08%) NetApp
13 133 (2.05%) Informatica
14 130 (2.00%) EMC
15 113 (1.74%) Juniper
16 106 (1.63%) TIBCO
17 105 (1.62%) Reuters
18 102 (1.57%) Citrix
19 98 (1.51%) Fidessa
20 93 (1.43%) Veritas
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £40-45,000 + 10% Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Energon Global
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £75000 to £85000 per annum - Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits+bonuses
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Good benefits / Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
North London
Networking People
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
South West London
Nuepc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 to £70000 per annum - Bonus + Bens Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
Sega Europe
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + + massive bonus potential + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + + bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago