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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 64 47 38
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -9
Permanent jobs citing Unix 4019 5764 6647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.48% 5.43% 5.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.26% 20.65% 21.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3037 4444 5195
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,375 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.27% +5.88%

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
22007 27910 30977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.55% 26.28% 27.31%
Number of salaries quoted 18482 23587 25801
Median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -17 3772 £52,500 +5.00% 454
London -12 1761 £60,000 -0.82% 234
South East -4 821 £50,000 +7.52% 88
East of England +13 299 £45,000 - 23
City of London -15 299 £65,000 +8.33% 70
Berkshire +8 273 £50,000 - 23
North West -35 202 £43,250 +0.58% 21
West Midlands -2 192 £43,000 +1.17% 12
Yorkshire -11 192 £42,500 - 29
South West -40 181 £47,500 +11.76% 29
Surrey -8 163 £52,500 +9.37% 20
Hampshire -10 158 £45,000 - 22
Reading 0 148 £57,500 +14.42% 14
West Yorkshire -13 122 £44,500 -1.11% 25
Hertfordshire +17 108 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Cambridgeshire +20 106 £41,500 -10.27% 13
Birmingham 0 101 £48,000 +9.09% 3
Leeds -4 101 £45,000 - 21
East Midlands -45 97 £53,750 +19.44% 7
Cambridge +19 90 £41,500 -16.16% 10
Scotland -41 79 £43,000 +1.17% 10
Manchester -49 75 £47,500 +11.76% 15
Gloucestershire -16 64 £50,000 +25.00% 10
West Sussex +26 61 £55,000 +22.22% 5
Glasgow -14 58 £43,000 +2.99% 4
Buckinghamshire -22 58 £47,500 +5.55% 6
Northamptonshire -8 53 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Oxfordshire +29 51 £51,250 -1.44% 4
Merseyside -7 51 £45,000 +3.44% 2
Bristol -37 49 £47,500 +5.55% 9

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 5392 (64.10%) Linux
2 2952 (35.09%) SQL
3 2867 (34.08%) Windows
4 2777 (33.01%) Java
5 2547 (30.28%) Finance
6 2451 (29.14%) Oracle
7 1908 (22.68%) Agile Software Development
8 1827 (21.72%) Python
9 1334 (15.86%) Degree
10 1207 (14.35%) C++
11 1201 (14.28%) Perl
12 1091 (12.97%) Shell Script
13 1088 (12.93%) Banking
14 998 (11.86%) JavaScript
15 973 (11.57%) Microsoft
16 961 (11.42%) ITIL
17 921 (10.95%) HTML
18 901 (10.71%) SQL Server
19 897 (10.66%) DevOps
20 886 (10.53%) VMware
21 852 (10.13%) Software Engineering
22 818 (9.72%) Puppet
23 802 (9.53%) XML
24 801 (9.52%) Red Hat
24 801 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
25 775 (9.21%) Bash Shell
26 767 (9.12%) Computer Science
27 744 (8.84%) MySQL
28 740 (8.80%) Firewall
29 718 (8.54%) C

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
1 671 (7.98%) Apache
2 565 (6.72%) WebLogic
3 524 (6.23%) JBoss
4 506 (6.02%) Tomcat
5 470 (5.59%) WebSphere
6 230 (2.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 224 (2.66%) IIS
8 175 (2.08%) OpenStack
9 137 (1.63%) WebSphere Application Server
10 132 (1.57%) MS Exchange
11 114 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
12 106 (1.26%) Apache Spark
13 96 (1.14%) CloudStack
14 95 (1.13%) SharePoint
15 77 (0.92%) Confluence
16 75 (0.89%) nginx
17 63 (0.75%) NetWeaver
18 61 (0.73%) SAS
19 49 (0.58%) Oracle Service Bus
20 48 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 470 (5.59%) MS Excel
2 187 (2.22%) MS Office
3 71 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 58 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 24 (0.29%) MS Project
6 18 (0.21%) FrameMaker
7 13 (0.15%) SPSS
8 10 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
9 8 (0.095%) Photoshop
10 4 (0.048%) GNU Octave
11 3 (0.036%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.036%) Blender
12 2 (0.024%) Maya
12 2 (0.024%) NUKE
13 1 (0.012%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.012%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.012%) Autodesk Flame
13 1 (0.012%) Autodesk Smoke
13 1 (0.012%) Avid Media Composer
13 1 (0.012%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 119 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
2 96 (1.14%) Oracle Applications
3 88 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
4 37 (0.44%) Oracle 11i
5 27 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 25 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
7 21 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
8 18 (0.21%) assyst
9 16 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
10 15 (0.18%) Magento
10 15 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
10 15 (0.18%) Temenos T24
11 12 (0.14%) Eagle PACE
12 11 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
13 10 (0.12%) BASE24
13 10 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
13 10 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
13 10 (0.12%) RMDS
14 9 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
15 8 (0.095%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 619 (7.36%) Amazon AWS
2 240 (2.85%) SaaS
3 219 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 167 (1.99%) IaaS
5 136 (1.62%) GitHub
6 130 (1.55%) PaaS
7 81 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
8 58 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
9 57 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
10 54 (0.64%) Office 365
11 41 (0.49%) Amazon S3
12 39 (0.46%) CloudBees
13 27 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
14 17 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 14 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 14 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
16 12 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
16 12 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 12 (0.14%) G Suite
16 12 (0.14%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 740 (8.80%) Firewall
2 718 (8.54%) TCP/IP
3 413 (4.91%) DNS
4 393 (4.67%) SAN
5 360 (4.28%) Internet
6 302 (3.59%) WAN
7 298 (3.54%) LAN
8 296 (3.52%) HTTP
9 276 (3.28%) Network Security
10 263 (3.13%) SSL
11 201 (2.39%) DHCP
12 185 (2.20%) VPN
13 138 (1.64%) LDAP
14 128 (1.52%) Wireless
15 124 (1.47%) BGP
16 121 (1.44%) NAS
17 113 (1.34%) VoIP
18 106 (1.26%) MPLS
19 103 (1.22%) Intrusion Detection
20 87 (1.03%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 901 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 744 (8.84%) MySQL
3 625 (7.43%) Oracle Database
4 555 (6.60%) Relational Database
5 379 (4.51%) RDBMS
6 335 (3.98%) MongoDB
7 302 (3.59%) NoSQL
8 248 (2.95%) DB2
9 231 (2.75%) Hadoop
10 227 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
11 224 (2.66%) Big Data
12 212 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
13 199 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
14 146 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
15 140 (1.66%) Oracle Database 10g
16 136 (1.62%) Oracle Database 12c
17 128 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
18 117 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
19 97 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
20 91 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 699 (8.31%) Git (software)
2 698 (8.30%) Jenkins
3 389 (4.62%) Subversion
4 338 (4.02%) JIRA
5 319 (3.79%) Selenium
6 283 (3.36%) Maven
7 261 (3.10%) JUnit
8 185 (2.20%) Cucumber
9 136 (1.62%) Eclipse
10 130 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 126 (1.50%) Ant
12 118 (1.40%) HP UFT
13 103 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
14 97 (1.15%) Vagrant
15 94 (1.12%) TeamCity
16 77 (0.92%) Gradle
17 74 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
18 67 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
19 65 (0.77%) Hudson
20 61 (0.73%) SoapUI
General
1 2547 (30.28%) Finance
2 1088 (12.93%) Banking
3 437 (5.19%) Telecoms
4 365 (4.34%) Investment Banking
5 320 (3.80%) Front Office
6 300 (3.57%) Retail
7 189 (2.25%) Back Office
8 163 (1.94%) Financial Institution
9 146 (1.74%) Marketing
10 126 (1.50%) Games
11 105 (1.25%) Manufacturing
12 93 (1.11%) Advertising
13 80 (0.95%) Publishing
14 67 (0.80%) German Language
14 67 (0.80%) Legal
15 63 (0.75%) French Language
16 62 (0.74%) Electronics
17 52 (0.62%) Retail Banking
18 39 (0.46%) Billing
19 28 (0.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 2088 (24.82%) Developer
2 995 (11.83%) Analyst
3 710 (8.44%) Java Developer
4 547 (6.50%) Linux Engineer
5 541 (6.43%) Consultant
6 522 (6.21%) Administrator
7 484 (5.75%) Applications Support
8 420 (4.99%) C++ Developer
9 418 (4.97%) Support Analyst
10 409 (4.86%) Support Engineer
11 401 (4.77%) DevOps Engineer
12 393 (4.67%) Software Engineer
13 358 (4.26%) Senior Developer
14 349 (4.15%) Unix Engineer
15 345 (4.10%) Architect
16 333 (3.96%) Systems Engineer
17 322 (3.83%) Systems Administrator
18 263 (3.13%) Linux Administrator
19 234 (2.78%) DBA
20 215 (2.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 921 (10.95%) HTML
2 802 (9.53%) XML
3 683 (8.12%) Web Services
4 600 (7.13%) .NET
5 566 (6.73%) CSS
6 506 (6.02%) J2EE
7 487 (5.79%) Spring
8 448 (5.33%) Middleware
9 345 (4.10%) SOAP
10 320 (3.80%) REST
11 282 (3.35%) HTML5
12 263 (3.13%) JSON
13 260 (3.09%) Hibernate
14 259 (3.08%) JMS
15 240 (2.85%) FIX Protocol
16 233 (2.77%) jQuery
17 226 (2.69%) Java EE
18 198 (2.35%) RESTful
19 182 (2.16%) LAMP
20 176 (2.09%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 801 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 767 (9.12%) Computer Science
3 441 (5.24%) Data Centre
4 317 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 311 (3.70%) Equities
6 276 (3.28%) Derivative
7 258 (3.07%) Clustering
7 258 (3.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 220 (2.62%) Algorithms
9 219 (2.60%) Fixed Income
10 195 (2.32%) Mathematics
11 184 (2.19%) Fintech
12 174 (2.07%) Hedge funds
13 168 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
14 122 (1.45%) Replication
15 118 (1.40%) Data Structures
16 111 (1.32%) Statistics
17 105 (1.25%) Client/Server
18 99 (1.18%) Mainframe
19 90 (1.07%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 5392 (64.10%) Linux
2 2867 (34.08%) Windows
3 713 (8.48%) Solaris
4 649 (7.72%) Windows Server
5 599 (7.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 354 (4.21%) AIX
7 260 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 180 (2.14%) CentOS
9 174 (2.07%) Android
9 174 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
10 150 (1.78%) Apple iOS
11 145 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
12 127 (1.51%) Ubuntu
13 102 (1.21%) HPUX
14 97 (1.15%) Mac OS X
15 96 (1.14%) SUSE
16 70 (0.83%) Debian
17 57 (0.68%) Windows 2000
18 52 (0.62%) Windows 7
19 47 (0.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1908 (22.68%) Agile Software Development
2 961 (11.42%) ITIL
3 897 (10.66%) DevOps
4 852 (10.13%) Software Engineering
5 686 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
6 583 (6.93%) Scrum
7 572 (6.80%) Configuration Management
8 557 (6.62%) OO
9 508 (6.04%) Multithreading
9 508 (6.04%) Open Source
10 502 (5.97%) SDLC
11 473 (5.62%) Performance Tuning
12 467 (5.55%) TDD
13 458 (5.44%) Project Management
14 413 (4.91%) High Availability
15 401 (4.77%) SOA
16 376 (4.47%) Information Security
17 366 (4.35%) Change Management
18 339 (4.03%) Disaster Recovery
19 318 (3.78%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 2952 (35.09%) SQL
2 2777 (33.01%) Java
3 1827 (21.72%) Python
4 1207 (14.35%) C++
5 1201 (14.28%) Perl
6 1091 (12.97%) Shell Script
7 998 (11.86%) JavaScript
8 775 (9.21%) Bash Shell
9 718 (8.54%) C
10 657 (7.81%) C#
11 548 (6.51%) PL/SQL
12 528 (6.28%) PHP
13 512 (6.09%) Ruby
14 395 (4.70%) PowerShell
15 184 (2.19%) VB
16 169 (2.01%) Scala
17 116 (1.38%) Go
18 111 (1.32%) Groovy
19 97 (1.15%) T-SQL
20 90 (1.07%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1334 (15.86%) Degree
2 517 (6.15%) Security Cleared
3 313 (3.72%) SC Cleared
4 268 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
5 188 (2.23%) CISSP
6 178 (2.12%) DV Cleared
7 173 (2.06%) CCNA
8 136 (1.62%) CCNP
9 130 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
10 126 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 108 (1.28%) CISM
12 82 (0.97%) CEH
13 71 (0.84%) ISEB
13 71 (0.84%) MCSE
14 66 (0.78%) CREST Certified
15 61 (0.73%) ISTQB
16 55 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
17 48 (0.57%) CompTIA Security+
17 48 (0.57%) Security+ Certification
18 45 (0.53%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 544 (6.47%) QA
2 337 (4.01%) SLA
3 140 (1.66%) PCI DSS
4 64 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 39 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 35 (0.42%) COBIT
7 31 (0.37%) Data Quality
8 26 (0.31%) HL7
9 15 (0.18%) DICOM
9 15 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
10 11 (0.13%) ISO22301
10 11 (0.13%) SDET
11 10 (0.12%) ISO 8583
11 10 (0.12%) MiFID
12 9 (0.11%) ISAE 3402
12 9 (0.11%) ISO19770
12 9 (0.11%) PMBOK
12 9 (0.11%) SEPA
13 8 (0.095%) ISO 9001
14 6 (0.071%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 607 (7.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 409 (4.86%) Active Directory
3 279 (3.32%) Docker
4 204 (2.43%) vSphere
5 149 (1.77%) Oracle RAC
6 130 (1.55%) Xen
7 126 (1.50%) Hyper-V
8 116 (1.38%) XenServer
9 103 (1.22%) Firmware
10 72 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
11 71 (0.84%) NFS
11 71 (0.84%) VMware ESX
12 59 (0.70%) Samba
13 52 (0.62%) XenApp
14 40 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
15 39 (0.46%) KVM
16 32 (0.38%) iptables
17 30 (0.36%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
17 30 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 30 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 818 (9.72%) Puppet
2 543 (6.46%) Opscode Chef
3 384 (4.56%) Ansible
4 272 (3.23%) Nagios
5 217 (2.58%) Tivoli
6 135 (1.60%) Oracle RMAN
7 128 (1.52%) SCCM
8 124 (1.47%) Cobbler
9 108 (1.28%) Data Guard
10 101 (1.20%) SCOM
11 97 (1.15%) NetBackup
12 96 (1.14%) Control-M
13 83 (0.99%) Terraform
14 78 (0.93%) Red Hat Satellite
15 64 (0.76%) Graphite
15 64 (0.76%) Kubernetes
16 63 (0.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 60 (0.71%) ITRS Geneos
18 55 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
19 48 (0.57%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 2451 (29.14%) Oracle
2 973 (11.57%) Microsoft
3 886 (10.53%) VMware
4 801 (9.52%) Red Hat
5 523 (6.22%) Cisco
6 380 (4.52%) HP
7 377 (4.48%) IBM
8 359 (4.27%) Sybase
9 219 (2.60%) Citrix
10 188 (2.23%) F5
11 185 (2.20%) CheckPoint
11 185 (2.20%) Sun
12 184 (2.19%) Juniper
13 183 (2.18%) SAP
14 174 (2.07%) Informatica
15 169 (2.01%) NetApp
16 163 (1.94%) Splunk
17 152 (1.81%) Palo Alto
18 141 (1.68%) Google
19 114 (1.36%) EMC
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