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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 31 26 22
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 3132 3518 4110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 6.90% 7.86% 8.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.99% 28.45% 30.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2638 2987 3501
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
12532 12364 13339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 27.61% 27.62% 27.81%
Number of salaries quoted 10701 10702 11588
Average salary £49,500 £49,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.02% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 October 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 October 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 -2 949 £57,500 - 151
Uxbridge +7 17 £37,500 -11.76% 3
Harrow -7 16 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Docklands, London -17 13 £48,750 -32.75% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 12 £41,250 - 2
Canary Wharf +1 11 £51,000 -49.00%
Surbiton +6 10 £55,000 +11.67% 2
Isleworth - 8 £55,000 - 4
Wimbledon - 5 £65,000 -
Bromley -10 4 £62,500 -2.34%
Greenford - 4 - -
Croydon -8 2 - - 4
Hounslow -13 2 £45,000 - 2
Feltham +3 1 - -
Clapham -3 1 £27,500 -45.00%
Mayfair - 1 £40,000 -
West Drayton - 1 £42,500 -
Greenwich - 1 - - 2
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 3774 (58.99%) Linux
2 2575 (40.25%) SQL
3 2467 (38.56%) Finance
4 2221 (34.71%) Java
5 1836 (28.70%) Oracle
6 1833 (28.65%) Windows
7 1221 (19.08%) Perl
8 1219 (19.05%) C++
9 1199 (18.74%) Banking
10 1128 (17.63%) Degree
11 1063 (16.61%) Python
12 984 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
13 824 (12.88%) Shell Script
14 817 (12.77%) Front Office
15 768 (12.00%) SQL Server
16 744 (11.63%) Solaris
17 723 (11.30%) MySQL
18 689 (10.77%) OO
19 683 (10.68%) JavaScript
20 669 (10.46%) Computer Science
21 658 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
22 647 (10.11%) Multithreading
23 636 (9.94%) Investment Banking
24 608 (9.50%) ITIL
25 585 (9.14%) Software Engineering
26 576 (9.00%) XML
27 559 (8.74%) Bash Shell
28 539 (8.42%) HTML
29 526 (8.22%) Web Services
30 522 (8.16%) Red Hat

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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
1 483 (7.55%) Apache
2 476 (7.44%) Tomcat
3 246 (3.84%) WebLogic
4 228 (3.56%) JBoss
5 180 (2.81%) WebSphere
6 129 (2.02%) IIS
7 102 (1.59%) Node.js
8 99 (1.55%) nginx
9 85 (1.33%) Drupal
10 74 (1.16%) Apache Solr
11 73 (1.14%) Oracle Service Bus
12 56 (0.88%) MS Exchange
13 52 (0.81%) SharePoint
14 50 (0.78%) Confluence
15 48 (0.75%) WordPress
16 43 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 41 (0.64%) SAS
18 37 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
18 37 (0.58%) Oracle Coherence
19 35 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 292 (4.56%) MS Excel
2 104 (1.63%) MS Office
3 38 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 21 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (0.23%) MS Project
6 11 (0.17%) SPSS
7 4 (0.063%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.047%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.047%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.047%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.031%) S-PLUS
9 2 (0.031%) Stata
9 2 (0.031%) InDesign
9 2 (0.031%) CPLEX
10 1 (0.016%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.016%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.016%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 117 (1.83%) Oracle EBS
2 106 (1.66%) Oracle Applications
3 99 (1.55%) Oracle EBS R12
4 36 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
5 32 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
6 22 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
6 22 (0.34%) RMDS
7 21 (0.33%) Oracle 11i
8 20 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
9 19 (0.30%) Magento
9 19 (0.30%) Temenos T24
10 18 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
10 18 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
11 17 (0.27%) Sentinel
12 15 (0.23%) HFM
12 15 (0.23%) TIBCO iProcess
13 11 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 10 (0.16%) ION MarketView
14 10 (0.16%) Markit EDM
15 7 (0.11%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 174 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
2 119 (1.86%) SaaS
3 45 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
4 42 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
5 37 (0.58%) PaaS
6 27 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
7 23 (0.36%) GitHub
8 16 (0.25%) Office 365
9 14 (0.22%) IaaS
9 14 (0.22%) Amazon S3
10 11 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
11 10 (0.16%) Joyent
11 10 (0.16%) Rackspace Cloud
12 7 (0.11%) Google Apps
13 4 (0.063%) AWS Data Pipeline
14 3 (0.047%) Heroku
14 3 (0.047%) Amazon SQS
15 2 (0.031%) CloudFront
15 2 (0.031%) Google App Engine
15 2 (0.031%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 462 (7.22%) TCP/IP
2 396 (6.19%) Firewall
3 303 (4.74%) DNS
4 267 (4.17%) SAN
5 255 (3.99%) HTTP
6 251 (3.92%) Internet
7 141 (2.20%) LDAP
8 123 (1.92%) WAN
9 119 (1.86%) VPN
10 116 (1.81%) LAN
11 113 (1.77%) SSH
12 103 (1.61%) SSL
13 99 (1.55%) BGP
14 98 (1.53%) NAS
15 79 (1.23%) Network Security
16 77 (1.20%) Multicast
17 73 (1.14%) FTP
18 68 (1.06%) MPLS
19 62 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
20 61 (0.95%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 768 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 723 (11.30%) MySQL
3 491 (7.67%) Oracle Database
4 450 (7.03%) Relational Database
5 272 (4.25%) RDBMS
6 265 (4.14%) Oracle Database 11g
7 240 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
8 219 (3.42%) DB2
9 201 (3.14%) Big Data
10 182 (2.84%) NoSQL
11 155 (2.42%) MongoDB
12 136 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
13 135 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
14 115 (1.80%) Hadoop
15 101 (1.58%) OLTP
16 92 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
17 86 (1.34%) Oracle BI EE
18 75 (1.17%) Oracle Exadata
19 66 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
20 56 (0.88%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 337 (5.27%) Subversion
2 304 (4.75%) Git (software)
3 234 (3.66%) Maven
4 212 (3.31%) Jenkins
5 191 (2.99%) JIRA
6 173 (2.70%) JUnit
7 138 (2.16%) Ant
8 126 (1.97%) Selenium
9 124 (1.94%) Eclipse
10 121 (1.89%) Cucumber
11 93 (1.45%) TeamCity
12 81 (1.27%) Hudson
13 56 (0.88%) WebDriver
14 55 (0.86%) QuickTest Pro
15 52 (0.81%) ClearCase
16 44 (0.69%) PHPUnit
17 38 (0.59%) Emacs
18 37 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
19 36 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
20 35 (0.55%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2467 (38.56%) Finance
2 1199 (18.74%) Banking
3 817 (12.77%) Front Office
4 636 (9.94%) Investment Banking
5 313 (4.89%) Telecoms
6 254 (3.97%) Financial Institution
7 212 (3.31%) Retail
8 169 (2.64%) Games
9 143 (2.24%) Marketing
10 130 (2.03%) Back Office
11 87 (1.36%) Advertising
12 58 (0.91%) Publishing
12 58 (0.91%) Law
13 54 (0.84%) Billing
14 46 (0.72%) Legal
15 31 (0.48%) Multimedia
16 23 (0.36%) Manufacturing
17 22 (0.34%) Electronics
18 21 (0.33%) French Language
19 14 (0.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2108 (32.95%) Developer
2 1105 (17.27%) Analyst
3 659 (10.30%) Java Developer
4 651 (10.18%) Support Analyst
5 641 (10.02%) C++ Developer
6 579 (9.05%) Applications Support
7 397 (6.21%) Administrator
8 280 (4.38%) Applications Support Analyst
9 276 (4.31%) Systems Administrator
10 268 (4.19%) Senior Developer
11 235 (3.67%) DBA
12 213 (3.33%) Software Engineer
13 211 (3.30%) Architect
14 189 (2.95%) Consultant
15 176 (2.75%) Programmer
15 176 (2.75%) Oracle DBA
16 165 (2.58%) Linux Administrator
17 155 (2.42%) Linux Systems Administrator
18 151 (2.36%) Software Developer
19 145 (2.27%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 576 (9.00%) XML
2 539 (8.42%) HTML
3 526 (8.22%) Web Services
4 477 (7.46%) Spring
5 383 (5.99%) STL
6 351 (5.49%) CSS
7 327 (5.11%) J2EE
8 323 (5.05%) .NET
9 283 (4.42%) Middleware
10 219 (3.42%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 211 (3.30%) Hibernate
12 210 (3.28%) jQuery
13 207 (3.24%) SOAP
14 190 (2.97%) FIX Protocol
15 189 (2.95%) Java EE
16 177 (2.77%) HTML5
17 163 (2.55%) LAMP
18 142 (2.22%) Ajax
19 139 (2.17%) JMS
20 133 (2.08%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 669 (10.46%) Computer Science
2 658 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
3 493 (7.71%) Equities
4 416 (6.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 411 (6.42%) Derivative
6 352 (5.50%) Fixed Income
7 255 (3.99%) Open Source
8 254 (3.97%) Hedge funds
9 234 (3.66%) Algorithms
10 217 (3.39%) Data Structures
11 188 (2.94%) Management Information System
12 167 (2.61%) Mathematics
13 138 (2.16%) Clustering
14 87 (1.36%) Replication
15 81 (1.27%) Client/Server
16 77 (1.20%) Equity Derivative
17 74 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
18 69 (1.08%) Physics
19 66 (1.03%) Mainframe
20 65 (1.02%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3774 (58.99%) Linux
2 1833 (28.65%) Windows
3 744 (11.63%) Solaris
4 398 (6.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 278 (4.35%) AIX
6 129 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 127 (1.98%) Ubuntu
7 127 (1.98%) CentOS
8 101 (1.58%) Debian
9 99 (1.55%) Android
10 91 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
11 71 (1.11%) Apple iOS
12 64 (1.00%) HPUX
13 56 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
14 46 (0.72%) Windows 7
14 46 (0.72%) Windows XP
14 46 (0.72%) Fedora
15 38 (0.59%) Mac OS X
16 32 (0.50%) SUSE
17 23 (0.36%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 984 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 689 (10.77%) OO
3 647 (10.11%) Multithreading
4 608 (9.50%) ITIL
5 585 (9.14%) Software Engineering
6 508 (7.94%) Low Latency
7 412 (6.44%) E-Commerce
8 333 (5.20%) Analytics
9 330 (5.16%) Configuration Management
10 322 (5.03%) Project Management
11 311 (4.86%) Performance Tuning
12 310 (4.85%) TDD
13 300 (4.69%) DevOps
14 291 (4.55%) Scrum
15 282 (4.41%) ETL
16 251 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
17 243 (3.80%) OOD
18 233 (3.64%) SOA
19 230 (3.59%) Continuous Integration
20 225 (3.52%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 2575 (40.25%) SQL
2 2221 (34.71%) Java
3 1221 (19.08%) Perl
4 1219 (19.05%) C++
5 1063 (16.61%) Python
6 824 (12.88%) Shell Script
7 683 (10.68%) JavaScript
8 559 (8.74%) Bash Shell
9 500 (7.81%) C#
10 483 (7.55%) C
11 439 (6.86%) PHP
12 352 (5.50%) PL/SQL
13 335 (5.24%) Ruby
14 140 (2.19%) VBA
15 111 (1.73%) Korn
16 110 (1.72%) Scala
17 91 (1.42%) PowerShell
18 88 (1.38%) VB
19 72 (1.13%) AWK
20 67 (1.05%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1128 (17.63%) Degree
2 147 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
3 115 (1.80%) Security Cleared
4 108 (1.69%) CISSP
5 74 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
6 73 (1.14%) CCNA
7 69 (1.08%) SC Cleared
8 61 (0.95%) CCNP
8 61 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 59 (0.92%) ISEB
10 53 (0.83%) MCSE
11 34 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 34 (0.53%) CISM
12 33 (0.52%) CISA
13 28 (0.44%) MCP
14 22 (0.34%) ISTQB
15 21 (0.33%) MCITP
16 19 (0.30%) CCSP
17 18 (0.28%) MCSA
18 17 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 490 (7.66%) QA
2 143 (2.24%) SLA
3 81 (1.27%) ISO 9001
4 68 (1.06%) PCI DSS
5 41 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 30 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 26 (0.41%) COBIT
8 24 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
9 21 (0.33%) EMIR
10 8 (0.13%) Data Quality
11 7 (0.11%) Basel III
12 6 (0.094%) CRD IV
12 6 (0.094%) Basel II
12 6 (0.094%) BS7799
13 5 (0.078%) Solvency II
13 5 (0.078%) JSP 440
14 2 (0.031%) ISO 9000
15 1 (0.016%) HIPAA
15 1 (0.016%) DO-178B
15 1 (0.016%) COREP
System Software
1 281 (4.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 168 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 168 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
3 92 (1.44%) Oracle RMAN
4 85 (1.33%) NFS
5 63 (0.98%) Hyper-V
6 62 (0.97%) Varnish
7 61 (0.95%) vSphere
8 50 (0.78%) VMware ESX
9 43 (0.67%) Xen
10 35 (0.55%) KVM
11 32 (0.50%) Snort
12 30 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
13 26 (0.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 24 (0.38%) Firmware
14 24 (0.38%) HDFS
15 21 (0.33%) XenApp
16 19 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 18 (0.28%) Nmap
18 17 (0.27%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 389 (6.08%) Puppet
2 276 (4.31%) Opscode Chef
3 215 (3.36%) Nagios
4 130 (2.03%) Data Guard
5 77 (1.20%) NetBackup
6 76 (1.19%) ITRS Geneos
7 69 (1.08%) Tivoli
8 63 (0.98%) Ansible
9 54 (0.84%) Opsview
10 47 (0.73%) OpenView
11 44 (0.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 44 (0.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 41 (0.64%) CFEngine
13 40 (0.63%) Control-M
14 39 (0.61%) logstash
15 34 (0.53%) ZABBIX
16 31 (0.48%) BMC PATROL
17 30 (0.47%) Salt
17 30 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
18 27 (0.42%) Cacti
Vendors
1 1836 (28.70%) Oracle
2 522 (8.16%) Red Hat
3 443 (6.92%) Sybase
4 428 (6.69%) Microsoft
5 411 (6.42%) VMware
6 280 (4.38%) Cisco
7 279 (4.36%) IBM
8 208 (3.25%) HP
9 185 (2.89%) Bloomberg
10 155 (2.42%) Sun
11 140 (2.19%) Informatica
12 127 (1.98%) NetApp
13 123 (1.92%) EMC
14 112 (1.75%) Reuters
15 109 (1.70%) Citrix
16 106 (1.66%) Veritas
17 105 (1.64%) TIBCO
18 103 (1.61%) Juniper
19 100 (1.56%) Fidessa
20 80 (1.25%) Splunk
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
East London
Acceler-IT
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum +great bens,bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + 25 days holiday + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 25% bonus, 27 days holiday, pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Full Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits & Overtime
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
GreySpark
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
JM
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + b
Posted: Yesterday