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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 57 46 39
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Permanent jobs citing Unix 4881 5710 6919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.97% 5.33% 5.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.30% 19.90% 22.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3746 4644 5438
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%

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
25284 28696 31330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.73% 26.79% 26.63%
Number of salaries quoted 21485 24012 26387
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -9 4511 £52,500 +1.94% 591
London -6 2313 £60,000 - 281
South East -19 810 £47,500 +5.55% 96
City of London -7 413 £65,000 +13.04% 92
East of England +28 347 £47,500 +5.55% 41
Berkshire +16 287 £50,000 +5.26% 32
Yorkshire +5 271 £40,000 +2.56% 36
South West +3 230 £40,000 - 30
Scotland -3 222 £45,000 - 29
West Midlands -16 207 £41,000 -3.52% 28
Surrey -19 189 £47,500 -7.31% 25
West Yorkshire -1 183 £40,000 -5.88% 27
Reading +18 182 £50,000 +1.01% 15
Hampshire -17 176 £41,000 -8.88% 18
North West +11 163 £37,500 -12.28% 44
East Midlands +4 154 £40,000 - 17
Glasgow +10 149 £45,125 +0.27% 17
Leeds -6 144 £42,500 -4.05% 21
Hertfordshire +23 116 £45,000 -5.26% 11
Manchester +36 107 £42,500 +13.33% 31
Cambridgeshire -5 93 £45,000 - 13
Bedfordshire +46 86 £52,500 +31.25% 5
Wales +12 83 £40,000 +3.89% 3
South Wales +10 80 £40,000 +3.89% 3
Cambridge -4 77 £45,000 - 12
Birmingham -25 74 £50,000 -4.76% 11
Northamptonshire -2 72 £40,250 +0.62% 3
Watford +15 62 £44,500 -15.23% 3
Edinburgh -14 62 £45,000 +0.55% 8
North Yorkshire +21 61 £40,000 - 5

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 5890 (58.39%) Linux
2 3841 (38.08%) SQL
3 3468 (34.38%) Windows
4 3238 (32.10%) Java
5 3133 (31.06%) Oracle
6 2978 (29.52%) Finance
7 2270 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
8 1904 (18.88%) Python
9 1735 (17.20%) Degree
10 1602 (15.88%) C++
11 1422 (14.10%) Microsoft
12 1332 (13.21%) Shell Script
13 1308 (12.97%) Perl
14 1299 (12.88%) JavaScript
15 1297 (12.86%) ITIL
16 1225 (12.14%) SQL Server
17 1216 (12.06%) Software Engineering
18 1136 (11.26%) VMware
19 1091 (10.82%) HTML
20 1025 (10.16%) Firewall
21 983 (9.75%) MySQL
22 951 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
23 919 (9.11%) Banking
24 893 (8.85%) C
25 880 (8.72%) Red Hat
26 872 (8.64%) Computer Science
27 870 (8.62%) XML
28 863 (8.56%) Web Services
29 855 (8.48%) Puppet
30 835 (8.28%) TCP/IP

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
1 797 (7.90%) Apache
2 682 (6.76%) Tomcat
3 590 (5.85%) WebLogic
4 539 (5.34%) JBoss
5 511 (5.07%) WebSphere
6 293 (2.90%) IIS
7 224 (2.22%) Node.js
8 211 (2.09%) WebSphere Application Server
9 210 (2.08%) OpenStack
10 204 (2.02%) MS Exchange
11 137 (1.36%) SharePoint
12 108 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
13 105 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
14 102 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
14 102 (1.01%) SAS
15 100 (0.99%) nginx
16 93 (0.92%) Apache Spark
17 79 (0.78%) CloudStack
18 76 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
19 73 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 640 (6.34%) MS Excel
2 337 (3.34%) MS Office
3 94 (0.93%) MS Visio
4 85 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 38 (0.38%) Photoshop
6 25 (0.25%) MS Project
7 20 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
8 17 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
9 16 (0.16%) Gliffy
9 16 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
10 10 (0.099%) SPSS
11 7 (0.069%) HipChat
12 4 (0.040%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.010%) Blender
13 1 (0.010%) Shockwave
13 1 (0.010%) Stata
Business Applications
1 144 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
2 136 (1.35%) Oracle Applications
3 91 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
4 66 (0.65%) Oracle Financials
5 49 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
5 49 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 43 (0.43%) Oracle 11i
7 38 (0.38%) Oracle Retail
8 34 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
8 34 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
9 31 (0.31%) Temenos T24
10 24 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
11 20 (0.20%) Salerio
12 17 (0.17%) HFM
13 16 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
13 16 (0.16%) Hi Portfolio
14 15 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
14 15 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
15 14 (0.14%) assyst
16 12 (0.12%) Oracle ASCP
Cloud Services
1 625 (6.20%) Amazon AWS
2 256 (2.54%) SaaS
3 243 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 157 (1.56%) PaaS
5 151 (1.50%) GitHub
6 126 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
7 109 (1.08%) IaaS
8 107 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
9 81 (0.80%) Office 365
10 62 (0.61%) Amazon S3
11 39 (0.39%) OpenShift
12 36 (0.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 30 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
13 30 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
14 27 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 23 (0.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 16 (0.16%) Rackspace Cloud
17 12 (0.12%) Heroku
18 11 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 10 (0.099%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1025 (10.16%) Firewall
2 835 (8.28%) TCP/IP
3 598 (5.93%) DNS
4 590 (5.85%) SAN
5 454 (4.50%) HTTP
6 406 (4.02%) Internet
7 293 (2.90%) Network Security
8 279 (2.77%) WAN
9 275 (2.73%) LDAP
10 273 (2.71%) LAN
11 261 (2.59%) VPN
12 225 (2.23%) SSL
13 221 (2.19%) NAS
14 189 (1.87%) Wireless
15 159 (1.58%) DHCP
16 129 (1.28%) FTP
17 123 (1.22%) SSH
17 123 (1.22%) VoIP
18 113 (1.12%) MPLS
19 106 (1.05%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1225 (12.14%) SQL Server
2 983 (9.75%) MySQL
3 803 (7.96%) Oracle Database
4 706 (7.00%) Relational Database
5 387 (3.84%) NoSQL
6 384 (3.81%) RDBMS
7 362 (3.59%) Big Data
8 333 (3.30%) Oracle Database 11g
9 321 (3.18%) MongoDB
10 314 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
11 255 (2.53%) Hadoop
12 240 (2.38%) Oracle Database 12c
13 237 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
14 219 (2.17%) DB2
15 183 (1.81%) Oracle Database 10g
16 169 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
17 168 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
18 121 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 116 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
20 107 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 763 (7.56%) Git (software)
2 671 (6.65%) Jenkins
3 461 (4.57%) JIRA
4 418 (4.14%) Subversion
5 404 (4.01%) Selenium
6 398 (3.95%) Maven
7 275 (2.73%) JUnit
8 245 (2.43%) Cucumber
9 176 (1.74%) Ant
10 172 (1.71%) Eclipse
11 123 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
12 111 (1.10%) TeamCity
13 94 (0.93%) HP UFT
14 85 (0.84%) Hudson
15 82 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 79 (0.78%) Visual Studio
16 79 (0.78%) WebDriver
17 77 (0.76%) Vagrant
18 75 (0.74%) LoadRunner
19 67 (0.66%) Toad
General
1 2978 (29.52%) Finance
2 919 (9.11%) Banking
3 566 (5.61%) Telecoms
4 435 (4.31%) Front Office
5 368 (3.65%) Retail
6 309 (3.06%) Investment Banking
7 245 (2.43%) Marketing
8 189 (1.87%) Games
9 170 (1.69%) Advertising
10 157 (1.56%) Financial Institution
11 153 (1.52%) Back Office
12 131 (1.30%) Manufacturing
13 109 (1.08%) Billing
13 109 (1.08%) Law
14 102 (1.01%) Publishing
15 100 (0.99%) Electronics
16 87 (0.86%) Legal
17 84 (0.83%) German Language
18 71 (0.70%) French Language
19 49 (0.49%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2537 (25.15%) Developer
2 1541 (15.28%) Analyst
3 748 (7.42%) Java Developer
4 740 (7.34%) Administrator
5 673 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 633 (6.28%) Applications Support
7 617 (6.12%) C++ Developer
8 504 (5.00%) Support Engineer
9 488 (4.84%) Senior Developer
10 484 (4.80%) Linux Engineer
11 469 (4.65%) Architect
12 455 (4.51%) DevOps Engineer
13 445 (4.41%) Systems Administrator
14 442 (4.38%) Software Engineer
15 388 (3.85%) Consultant
16 379 (3.76%) Applications Support Analyst
17 325 (3.22%) DBA
18 323 (3.20%) Unix Engineer
19 315 (3.12%) Linux Administrator
20 284 (2.82%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1091 (10.82%) HTML
2 870 (8.62%) XML
3 863 (8.56%) Web Services
4 782 (7.75%) .NET
5 706 (7.00%) CSS
6 608 (6.03%) J2EE
7 563 (5.58%) Spring
8 470 (4.66%) Middleware
9 391 (3.88%) REST
10 378 (3.75%) SOAP
11 371 (3.68%) HTML5
12 341 (3.38%) jQuery
13 334 (3.31%) Hibernate
14 318 (3.15%) AngularJS
15 308 (3.05%) LAMP
16 280 (2.78%) FIX Protocol
17 262 (2.60%) STL
18 239 (2.37%) JSON
19 221 (2.19%) JMS
20 206 (2.04%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 951 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 872 (8.64%) Computer Science
3 547 (5.42%) Data Centre
4 385 (3.82%) Management Information System
5 361 (3.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 327 (3.24%) Derivative
7 295 (2.92%) Equities
8 280 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
9 267 (2.65%) Hedge funds
10 242 (2.40%) Clustering
11 239 (2.37%) Mathematics
12 235 (2.33%) Fixed Income
13 228 (2.26%) Algorithms
14 191 (1.89%) Client/Server
15 178 (1.76%) Data Structures
16 175 (1.73%) Visualisation
17 165 (1.64%) Fintech
18 155 (1.54%) Mainframe
19 145 (1.44%) Replication
20 136 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5890 (58.39%) Linux
2 3468 (34.38%) Windows
3 807 (8.00%) Solaris
4 787 (7.80%) Windows Server
5 640 (6.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 483 (4.79%) AIX
7 367 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 263 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 248 (2.46%) CentOS
10 221 (2.19%) Android
11 211 (2.09%) Windows Server 2003
12 199 (1.97%) Apple iOS
13 139 (1.38%) HPUX
14 134 (1.33%) SUSE
15 133 (1.32%) Mac OS X
16 125 (1.24%) Debian
17 105 (1.04%) Oracle Linux
18 102 (1.01%) Ubuntu
19 88 (0.87%) Windows 7
20 67 (0.66%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2270 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1297 (12.86%) ITIL
3 1216 (12.06%) Software Engineering
4 827 (8.20%) DevOps
5 747 (7.41%) TDD
6 743 (7.37%) Scrum
7 716 (7.10%) SDLC
8 711 (7.05%) OO
9 685 (6.79%) Open Source
10 631 (6.26%) Continuous Integration
11 611 (6.06%) Configuration Management
12 576 (5.71%) Multithreading
13 555 (5.50%) High Availability
14 550 (5.45%) Performance Tuning
15 504 (5.00%) SOA
16 452 (4.48%) Project Management
17 444 (4.40%) Analytics
18 421 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
19 413 (4.09%) Information Security
20 409 (4.05%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3841 (38.08%) SQL
2 3238 (32.10%) Java
3 1904 (18.88%) Python
4 1602 (15.88%) C++
5 1332 (13.21%) Shell Script
6 1308 (12.97%) Perl
7 1299 (12.88%) JavaScript
8 893 (8.85%) C
9 833 (8.26%) C#
10 791 (7.84%) Bash Shell
11 717 (7.11%) PL/SQL
12 705 (6.99%) Ruby
13 594 (5.89%) PHP
14 397 (3.94%) PowerShell
15 280 (2.78%) VB
16 161 (1.60%) Scala
17 158 (1.57%) Korn
18 145 (1.44%) Groovy
19 124 (1.23%) T-SQL
20 86 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1735 (17.20%) Degree
2 553 (5.48%) Security Cleared
3 341 (3.38%) SC Cleared
4 305 (3.02%) Cisco Certification
5 210 (2.08%) CCNA
6 200 (1.98%) CISSP
7 188 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 177 (1.75%) CCNP
9 141 (1.40%) MCSE
10 138 (1.37%) ISEB
11 129 (1.28%) DV Cleared
12 117 (1.16%) ISTQB
13 107 (1.06%) CEH
14 86 (0.85%) CISM
15 76 (0.75%) CCIE
16 71 (0.70%) CREST Certified
16 71 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 69 (0.68%) PhD
18 66 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
19 60 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 720 (7.14%) QA
2 473 (4.69%) SLA
3 160 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 112 (1.11%) PCI DSS
5 58 (0.57%) COBIT
6 43 (0.43%) Data Quality
7 24 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 22 (0.22%) HL7
9 20 (0.20%) SDET
10 18 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 15 (0.15%) ISO27002
12 11 (0.11%) ISO20022
12 11 (0.11%) SAS 70
13 10 (0.099%) ISO 9001
14 8 (0.079%) DICOM
14 8 (0.079%) ISO 9000
14 8 (0.079%) MiFID
15 7 (0.069%) ISO15022
15 7 (0.069%) RosettaNet
15 7 (0.069%) SEPA
System Software
1 792 (7.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 582 (5.77%) Active Directory
3 259 (2.57%) vSphere
4 257 (2.55%) Docker
5 245 (2.43%) Oracle RAC
6 169 (1.68%) Xen
7 145 (1.44%) Hyper-V
8 116 (1.15%) XenServer
9 102 (1.01%) NFS
10 99 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
11 76 (0.75%) XenApp
12 69 (0.68%) VMware ESX
13 65 (0.64%) KVM
14 59 (0.58%) Firmware
15 57 (0.57%) iptables
16 56 (0.56%) Squid
17 55 (0.55%) Snort
18 52 (0.52%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
19 49 (0.49%) vCloud
20 48 (0.48%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 855 (8.48%) Puppet
2 511 (5.07%) Opscode Chef
3 278 (2.76%) Nagios
4 265 (2.63%) Ansible
5 220 (2.18%) Tivoli
6 187 (1.85%) Oracle RMAN
7 133 (1.32%) Cobbler
7 133 (1.32%) Data Guard
8 127 (1.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 120 (1.19%) NetBackup
10 118 (1.17%) SCOM
11 103 (1.02%) SCCM
12 100 (0.99%) Control-M
12 100 (0.99%) Salt
13 95 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
14 86 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 75 (0.74%) Nessus
16 59 (0.58%) Oracle ZFS
17 55 (0.55%) ITRS Geneos
18 47 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3133 (31.06%) Oracle
2 1422 (14.10%) Microsoft
3 1136 (11.26%) VMware
4 880 (8.72%) Red Hat
5 666 (6.60%) Cisco
6 573 (5.68%) IBM
7 498 (4.94%) HP
8 423 (4.19%) Citrix
9 320 (3.17%) Sybase
10 260 (2.58%) NetApp
11 253 (2.51%) Sun
12 220 (2.18%) SAP
13 192 (1.90%) EMC
14 189 (1.87%) F5
15 182 (1.80%) Juniper
16 173 (1.72%) Splunk
17 168 (1.67%) CheckPoint
18 162 (1.61%) Veritas
19 127 (1.26%) Google
20 105 (1.04%) SolarWinds
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Competitive - Experience Dependent
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + 1.5k bonus + 5 weeks holiday
Posted: 10 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Candour Solutions
Salary: Outstanding + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £70,000 per annum 20% Bonus, Car, Healthcare, Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 20% bonus, pension, medical, shares
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 40k per year
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
West Midlands
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £37685.50 - £40961.85 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
2i Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
PwC
Salary: Market related
Posted: 9 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum + bonus(10%), shares,Pension,health
Posted: 7 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
South East London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £42,000 to £45,000 per annum + Good bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £42,000 - £61,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Wymondham, Norfolk
Norfolk and Suffolk Constabulary
Salary: From £26,271 to £29,880 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 60,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + 10% bonus and benefits.
Posted: 11 hours ago