The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 59 40 35
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -5
Permanent jobs citing Unix 4460 6179 6961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.56% 5.63% 5.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.36% 21.55% 22.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3470 4875 5515
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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

Operating Systems Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
24297 28678 31460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.87% 26.13% 26.84%
Number of salaries quoted 20804 24160 26108
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Unix as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Unix
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unix within the UK.

Unix Salary Trend in the UK

Unix
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unix over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 within the UK.

Unix Salary Histogram in the UK

Unix
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -18 4124 £52,500 +5.00% 525
London -24 1972 £60,000 - 241
South East -10 908 £50,000 +11.11% 85
City of London -11 385 £65,000 +13.04% 71
Berkshire +29 340 £50,000 +11.11% 24
East of England -14 232 £47,500 +5.55% 39
North West -6 221 £40,000 -11.11% 31
West Midlands -11 216 £42,500 -5.55% 26
Yorkshire -13 208 £40,000 - 32
Reading +32 203 £50,000 +11.11% 14
Surrey -8 201 £52,500 +5.00% 21
South West -41 188 £42,500 - 52
Hampshire -14 176 £47,500 +18.75% 16
Scotland -7 173 £45,000 +2.85% 10
West Yorkshire -13 149 £40,000 -5.88% 20
East Midlands -13 134 £40,000 - 5
Leeds -10 120 £40,000 -6.97% 15
Glasgow -3 107 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Manchester -41 94 £42,500 -1.16% 17
Birmingham -29 93 £52,500 +5.00% 7
Cambridgeshire +6 92 £47,500 +22.58% 22
Hertfordshire -15 89 £48,750 +8.33% 5
Cambridge +16 88 £50,000 +11.11% 17
Nottinghamshire +29 77 £42,500 +6.25% 2
West Sussex -9 66 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Nottingham +26 62 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Wales +1 61 £40,000 +14.28% 9
Gloucestershire -19 61 £45,000 +12.50% 13
Cheshire +33 58 £34,279 -27.83% 5
South Wales +3 57 £40,000 +34.45% 7

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Unix.

1 5552 (59.40%) Linux
2 3472 (37.15%) SQL
3 3227 (34.52%) Windows
4 3065 (32.79%) Java
5 2863 (30.63%) Oracle
6 2833 (30.31%) Finance
7 2149 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
8 1873 (20.04%) Python
9 1610 (17.22%) Degree
10 1419 (15.18%) C++
11 1300 (13.91%) Perl
12 1233 (13.19%) Microsoft
13 1224 (13.10%) ITIL
14 1221 (13.06%) Shell Script
15 1112 (11.90%) SQL Server
16 1100 (11.77%) JavaScript
17 1079 (11.54%) HTML
18 1028 (11.00%) VMware
19 1023 (10.94%) Software Engineering
20 983 (10.52%) Banking
21 953 (10.20%) Firewall
22 901 (9.64%) MySQL
23 900 (9.63%) DevOps
24 895 (9.58%) XML
25 882 (9.44%) Computer Science
26 863 (9.23%) C
27 861 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
27 861 (9.21%) Puppet
28 851 (9.10%) Red Hat
29 795 (8.51%) Solaris

Unix
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 775 (8.29%) Apache
2 601 (6.43%) WebLogic
3 550 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 486 (5.20%) WebSphere
5 463 (4.95%) JBoss
6 295 (3.16%) IIS
7 172 (1.84%) MS Exchange
8 163 (1.74%) OpenStack
9 150 (1.60%) SharePoint
10 148 (1.58%) WebSphere Application Server
11 125 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
12 96 (1.03%) nginx
13 92 (0.98%) Apache Spark
13 92 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
14 86 (0.92%) Confluence
15 80 (0.86%) CloudStack
15 80 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
16 72 (0.77%) SAS
17 66 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 64 (0.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 572 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 269 (2.88%) MS Office
3 83 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 67 (0.72%) MS Visio
5 21 (0.22%) Photoshop
6 19 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
7 16 (0.17%) MS Project
8 14 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
9 12 (0.13%) Gliffy
9 12 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
10 10 (0.11%) FrameMaker
11 9 (0.096%) SPSS
12 5 (0.053%) HipChat
13 3 (0.032%) Blender
14 2 (0.021%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 1 (0.011%) Acrobat
15 1 (0.011%) Simulink
15 1 (0.011%) Stata
Business Applications
1 133 (1.42%) Oracle Applications
2 122 (1.31%) Oracle EBS
3 89 (0.95%) Oracle EBS R12
4 43 (0.46%) Oracle 11i
4 43 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
5 41 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
6 40 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 34 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
8 32 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
9 22 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
10 20 (0.21%) assyst
10 20 (0.21%) CSG Singleview
11 15 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
11 15 (0.16%) Eagle PACE
11 15 (0.16%) Hi Portfolio
12 12 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
12 12 (0.13%) Salerio
13 11 (0.12%) Oracle Assets
13 11 (0.12%) Temenos T24
14 10 (0.11%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 675 (7.22%) Amazon AWS
2 261 (2.79%) SaaS
3 249 (2.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 157 (1.68%) PaaS
5 155 (1.66%) IaaS
6 154 (1.65%) GitHub
7 113 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
8 110 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
9 69 (0.74%) Office 365
10 68 (0.73%) Amazon S3
11 39 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
12 33 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 33 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
13 24 (0.26%) OpenShift
14 21 (0.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 18 (0.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 17 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
17 14 (0.15%) Apcera
18 12 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 10 (0.11%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 953 (10.20%) Firewall
2 754 (8.07%) TCP/IP
3 540 (5.78%) DNS
4 497 (5.32%) SAN
5 421 (4.50%) Internet
6 418 (4.47%) HTTP
7 311 (3.33%) WAN
8 309 (3.31%) LAN
9 297 (3.18%) Network Security
10 244 (2.61%) VPN
11 208 (2.23%) LDAP
12 205 (2.19%) SSL
13 186 (1.99%) NAS
14 176 (1.88%) DHCP
15 175 (1.87%) Wireless
16 134 (1.43%) VoIP
17 118 (1.26%) SSH
18 117 (1.25%) MPLS
19 109 (1.17%) FTP
20 102 (1.09%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1112 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 901 (9.64%) MySQL
3 689 (7.37%) Oracle Database
4 607 (6.49%) Relational Database
5 364 (3.89%) RDBMS
6 306 (3.27%) NoSQL
7 289 (3.09%) MongoDB
8 268 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
9 267 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
10 260 (2.78%) Big Data
11 258 (2.76%) Oracle Database 11g
12 243 (2.60%) DB2
13 219 (2.34%) Hadoop
14 180 (1.93%) Oracle Database 10g
15 163 (1.74%) BusinessObjects
16 146 (1.56%) Oracle Database 12c
16 146 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
17 128 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 119 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
19 111 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 698 (7.47%) Git (software)
2 660 (7.06%) Jenkins
3 454 (4.86%) JIRA
4 358 (3.83%) Subversion
5 347 (3.71%) Selenium
6 303 (3.24%) Maven
7 220 (2.35%) JUnit
8 192 (2.05%) Cucumber
9 172 (1.84%) Ant
10 147 (1.57%) Eclipse
11 112 (1.20%) LoadRunner
12 103 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
13 93 (0.99%) HP UFT
14 87 (0.93%) TeamCity
15 76 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 70 (0.75%) Hudson
17 67 (0.72%) Vagrant
18 58 (0.62%) RSpec
19 54 (0.58%) WebDriver
20 51 (0.55%) SoapUI
General
1 2833 (30.31%) Finance
2 983 (10.52%) Banking
3 479 (5.12%) Telecoms
4 379 (4.05%) Front Office
5 324 (3.47%) Retail
6 309 (3.31%) Investment Banking
7 206 (2.20%) Marketing
8 173 (1.85%) Back Office
9 160 (1.71%) Financial Institution
10 152 (1.63%) Advertising
11 146 (1.56%) Games
12 124 (1.33%) Manufacturing
13 115 (1.23%) Publishing
14 98 (1.05%) Electronics
15 92 (0.98%) Billing
16 90 (0.96%) Legal
17 79 (0.85%) German Language
18 63 (0.67%) French Language
19 54 (0.58%) Automotive
20 42 (0.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 2233 (23.89%) Developer
2 1400 (14.98%) Analyst
3 655 (7.01%) Java Developer
4 595 (6.37%) Applications Support
5 576 (6.16%) Administrator
6 565 (6.04%) Support Analyst
7 535 (5.72%) Linux Engineer
8 498 (5.33%) Support Engineer
9 448 (4.79%) C++ Developer
10 447 (4.78%) Consultant
11 440 (4.71%) DevOps Engineer
12 417 (4.46%) Software Engineer
13 398 (4.26%) Senior Developer
14 381 (4.08%) Architect
15 374 (4.00%) Unix Engineer
16 357 (3.82%) Systems Administrator
17 316 (3.38%) Applications Support Analyst
17 316 (3.38%) Systems Engineer
18 266 (2.85%) Linux Administrator
19 265 (2.84%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1079 (11.54%) HTML
2 895 (9.58%) XML
3 790 (8.45%) Web Services
4 735 (7.86%) .NET
5 684 (7.32%) CSS
6 595 (6.37%) J2EE
7 441 (4.72%) Middleware
7 441 (4.72%) Spring
8 371 (3.97%) SOAP
9 356 (3.81%) REST
10 346 (3.70%) HTML5
11 320 (3.42%) jQuery
12 285 (3.05%) FIX Protocol
13 281 (3.01%) Hibernate
14 280 (3.00%) AngularJS
15 269 (2.88%) JSON
16 257 (2.75%) LAMP
17 248 (2.65%) JMS
18 199 (2.13%) JSP
19 197 (2.11%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 882 (9.44%) Computer Science
2 861 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
3 458 (4.90%) Data Centre
4 331 (3.54%) Management Information System
5 329 (3.52%) Derivative
6 277 (2.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 261 (2.79%) Clustering
8 251 (2.69%) Equities
9 244 (2.61%) Hedge funds
10 229 (2.45%) Fixed Income
11 211 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
12 204 (2.18%) Mathematics
13 172 (1.84%) Algorithms
14 170 (1.82%) Fintech
15 160 (1.71%) Mainframe
16 144 (1.54%) Replication
17 137 (1.47%) Visualisation
18 124 (1.33%) Client/Server
19 118 (1.26%) Mobile App
20 113 (1.21%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5552 (59.40%) Linux
2 3227 (34.52%) Windows
3 795 (8.51%) Solaris
4 729 (7.80%) Windows Server
5 590 (6.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 491 (5.25%) AIX
7 342 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 219 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 216 (2.31%) CentOS
10 196 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
11 194 (2.08%) Android
12 176 (1.88%) Apple iOS
13 138 (1.48%) SUSE
14 131 (1.40%) Ubuntu
15 127 (1.36%) HPUX
16 121 (1.29%) Oracle Linux
17 99 (1.06%) Debian
18 80 (0.86%) Mac OS X
18 80 (0.86%) Windows 7
19 51 (0.55%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2149 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
2 1224 (13.10%) ITIL
3 1023 (10.94%) Software Engineering
4 900 (9.63%) DevOps
5 673 (7.20%) Scrum
6 643 (6.88%) OO
7 609 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
8 603 (6.45%) Configuration Management
9 599 (6.41%) TDD
10 568 (6.08%) SDLC
11 553 (5.92%) Open Source
12 493 (5.27%) High Availability
12 493 (5.27%) Performance Tuning
13 486 (5.20%) SOA
14 480 (5.14%) Project Management
15 433 (4.63%) Multithreading
16 394 (4.22%) Business Intelligence
17 368 (3.94%) Analytics
18 362 (3.87%) Information Security
19 343 (3.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3472 (37.15%) SQL
2 3065 (32.79%) Java
3 1873 (20.04%) Python
4 1419 (15.18%) C++
5 1300 (13.91%) Perl
6 1221 (13.06%) Shell Script
7 1100 (11.77%) JavaScript
8 863 (9.23%) C
9 744 (7.96%) Bash Shell
10 684 (7.32%) C#
11 658 (7.04%) PL/SQL
12 640 (6.85%) Ruby
13 598 (6.40%) PHP
14 422 (4.51%) PowerShell
15 268 (2.87%) VB
16 174 (1.86%) Scala
17 143 (1.53%) Korn
18 135 (1.44%) Groovy
19 114 (1.22%) T-SQL
20 105 (1.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1610 (17.22%) Degree
2 557 (5.96%) Security Cleared
3 362 (3.87%) SC Cleared
4 289 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
5 247 (2.64%) CISSP
6 208 (2.23%) CCNA
7 168 (1.80%) CCNP
8 151 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
9 149 (1.59%) DV Cleared
10 146 (1.56%) CISM
11 121 (1.29%) ISEB
12 108 (1.16%) MCSE
13 107 (1.14%) CEH
13 107 (1.14%) ISTQB
14 96 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
15 77 (0.82%) CREST Certified
16 60 (0.64%) CCIE
16 60 (0.64%) MCSA
17 58 (0.62%) CISA
18 56 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 673 (7.20%) QA
2 448 (4.79%) SLA
3 151 (1.62%) PCI DSS
4 135 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 59 (0.63%) COBIT
6 43 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 31 (0.33%) Data Quality
8 26 (0.28%) HL7
9 12 (0.13%) DICOM
10 11 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
10 11 (0.12%) ISO22301
10 11 (0.12%) ISO27002
11 10 (0.11%) MiFID
12 9 (0.096%) ISAE 3402
12 9 (0.096%) ISO 9001
13 8 (0.086%) ISO 8583
13 8 (0.086%) ISO19770
14 7 (0.075%) SDET
14 7 (0.075%) SEPA
14 7 (0.075%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 704 (7.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 458 (4.90%) Active Directory
3 255 (2.73%) Docker
4 238 (2.55%) vSphere
5 228 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
6 168 (1.80%) Virtual Machines
7 147 (1.57%) Hyper-V
8 133 (1.42%) Xen
9 128 (1.37%) XenServer
10 84 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
11 83 (0.89%) Firmware
12 78 (0.83%) VMware ESX
13 69 (0.74%) KVM
14 68 (0.73%) NFS
15 62 (0.66%) XenApp
16 58 (0.62%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
17 50 (0.53%) Snort
17 50 (0.53%) vCloud
17 50 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
18 41 (0.44%) Squid
Systems Management
1 861 (9.21%) Puppet
2 532 (5.69%) Opscode Chef
3 314 (3.36%) Ansible
4 271 (2.90%) Nagios
5 234 (2.50%) Tivoli
6 155 (1.66%) Oracle RMAN
7 134 (1.43%) Cobbler
8 129 (1.38%) Data Guard
9 121 (1.29%) SCCM
10 118 (1.26%) Control-M
11 114 (1.22%) SCOM
12 104 (1.11%) NetBackup
13 97 (1.04%) Salt
14 92 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
15 84 (0.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 73 (0.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 65 (0.70%) Terraform
18 60 (0.64%) ITRS Geneos
19 58 (0.62%) Kubernetes
19 58 (0.62%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2863 (30.63%) Oracle
2 1233 (13.19%) Microsoft
3 1028 (11.00%) VMware
4 851 (9.10%) Red Hat
5 578 (6.18%) Cisco
6 495 (5.30%) IBM
7 451 (4.83%) HP
8 354 (3.79%) Sybase
9 334 (3.57%) Citrix
10 247 (2.64%) Sun
11 198 (2.12%) SAP
12 177 (1.89%) F5
13 174 (1.86%) NetApp
14 168 (1.80%) EMC
14 168 (1.80%) Informatica
15 157 (1.68%) CheckPoint
15 157 (1.68%) Splunk
16 149 (1.59%) Juniper
17 140 (1.50%) Veritas
18 124 (1.33%) Google
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