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

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 60 41 36
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -5
Permanent jobs citing Unix 4333 6145 6914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.53% 5.68% 6.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.32% 21.64% 22.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3345 4839 5465
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 £41,575
% change year-on-year
- +8.23%

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
23649 28390 30740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.71% 26.23% 26.90%
Number of salaries quoted 20113 24051 25408
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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 £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 September 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 September 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 -20 4037 £50,500 +1.00% 495
London -21 1905 £60,000 - 223
South East -7 904 £50,000 +11.11% 83
City of London -16 353 £60,000 - 56
Berkshire +13 304 £50,000 +5.26% 25
North West -9 225 £40,000 -5.88% 39
West Midlands +10 224 £42,750 -2.84% 28
East of England -22 219 £47,500 +5.55% 37
Yorkshire -25 212 £40,000 - 30
Surrey -8 195 £52,500 +5.00% 20
South West -42 192 £43,000 +1.17% 29
Hampshire +2 186 £50,000 +25.00% 18
Reading +46 166 £50,000 - 11
West Yorkshire -23 148 £42,500 -1.16% 19
Scotland -15 130 £45,000 +12.50% 20
Leeds -10 128 £42,500 -1.16% 18
East Midlands -22 108 £40,000 - 9
Birmingham -16 92 £55,000 +15.78% 8
Cambridgeshire -1 90 £47,500 +5.55% 10
Cambridge +10 87 £48,750 +8.33% 10
Manchester -47 83 £42,500 +6.25% 25
Gloucestershire -19 75 £47,500 +15.85% 10
Hertfordshire -32 75 £47,500 +5.55% 19
Glasgow -12 70 £46,250 +8.82% 15
Oxfordshire +13 69 £55,000 +29.41% 6
Cheshire +38 65 £34,279 -23.82% 4
Nottinghamshire +20 60 £45,000 -13.04% 5
West Sussex -8 60 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Coventry +29 58 £37,000 -15.42% 7
Wales -18 58 £42,500 +13.33% 9

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 5505 (61.02%) Linux
2 3315 (36.75%) SQL
3 3132 (34.72%) Windows
4 2911 (32.27%) Java
5 2730 (30.26%) Oracle
6 2711 (30.05%) Finance
7 2104 (23.32%) Agile Software Development
8 1873 (20.76%) Python
9 1476 (16.36%) Degree
10 1337 (14.82%) C++
11 1271 (14.09%) Perl
12 1165 (12.91%) Shell Script
13 1130 (12.53%) Microsoft
14 1122 (12.44%) ITIL
15 1037 (11.50%) JavaScript
15 1037 (11.50%) SQL Server
16 1028 (11.40%) Banking
17 1022 (11.33%) HTML
18 968 (10.73%) Software Engineering
19 954 (10.58%) VMware
20 889 (9.85%) DevOps
21 872 (9.67%) Firewall
21 872 (9.67%) XML
22 866 (9.60%) C
23 858 (9.51%) MySQL
24 819 (9.08%) Puppet
25 818 (9.07%) Computer Science
26 810 (8.98%) Red Hat
27 787 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
28 780 (8.65%) Apache

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
1 780 (8.65%) Apache
2 605 (6.71%) WebLogic
3 528 (5.85%) Tomcat
4 498 (5.52%) WebSphere
5 484 (5.37%) JBoss
6 280 (3.10%) IIS
7 164 (1.82%) MS Exchange
8 156 (1.73%) WebSphere Application Server
9 152 (1.68%) OpenStack
10 131 (1.45%) SharePoint
11 123 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
12 99 (1.10%) nginx
13 93 (1.03%) Apache Spark
14 87 (0.96%) CloudStack
15 83 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
16 77 (0.85%) Confluence
17 71 (0.79%) SAS
18 66 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
19 65 (0.72%) NetWeaver
20 64 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 544 (6.03%) MS Excel
2 246 (2.73%) MS Office
3 76 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 65 (0.72%) MS Visio
5 22 (0.24%) MS Project
6 15 (0.17%) FrameMaker
7 12 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
8 10 (0.11%) Photoshop
9 9 (0.100%) SPSS
10 6 (0.067%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.044%) Gliffy
11 4 (0.044%) HipChat
11 4 (0.044%) OmniGraffle
12 3 (0.033%) Blender
13 1 (0.011%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.011%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.011%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 130 (1.44%) Oracle Applications
2 119 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
3 85 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
4 44 (0.49%) Oracle 11i
5 36 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 32 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
6 32 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
7 26 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
8 23 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
9 20 (0.22%) assyst
9 20 (0.22%) CSG Singleview
10 17 (0.19%) Eagle PACE
11 16 (0.18%) Temenos T24
12 15 (0.17%) HiPortfolio
13 13 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
14 12 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
14 12 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
15 11 (0.12%) Summit
16 10 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
16 10 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 651 (7.22%) Amazon AWS
2 256 (2.84%) SaaS
3 228 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 169 (1.87%) GitHub
5 167 (1.85%) IaaS
6 146 (1.62%) PaaS
7 99 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
8 98 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
9 65 (0.72%) Amazon S3
10 63 (0.70%) Office 365
11 46 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
12 37 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
13 35 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 18 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 16 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
16 13 (0.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 13 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 12 (0.13%) OpenShift
18 10 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
19 8 (0.089%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 872 (9.67%) Firewall
2 763 (8.46%) TCP/IP
3 500 (5.54%) DNS
4 455 (5.04%) SAN
5 421 (4.67%) Internet
6 378 (4.19%) HTTP
7 303 (3.36%) LAN
8 302 (3.35%) WAN
9 286 (3.17%) Network Security
10 229 (2.54%) VPN
11 199 (2.21%) SSL
12 179 (1.98%) LDAP
13 176 (1.95%) DHCP
14 166 (1.84%) Wireless
15 165 (1.83%) NAS
16 133 (1.47%) VoIP
17 118 (1.31%) MPLS
18 114 (1.26%) SSH
19 109 (1.21%) BGP
20 97 (1.08%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1037 (11.50%) SQL Server
2 858 (9.51%) MySQL
3 659 (7.31%) Oracle Database
4 568 (6.30%) Relational Database
5 364 (4.04%) RDBMS
6 309 (3.43%) NoSQL
7 302 (3.35%) MongoDB
8 262 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
9 257 (2.85%) PostgreSQL
10 247 (2.74%) Oracle Database 11g
11 245 (2.72%) DB2
12 239 (2.65%) Big Data
13 220 (2.44%) Hadoop
14 179 (1.98%) Oracle Database 10g
15 141 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
16 140 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
17 128 (1.42%) Oracle Database 12c
18 125 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 110 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
20 105 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 701 (7.77%) Git (software)
2 645 (7.15%) Jenkins
3 407 (4.51%) JIRA
4 362 (4.01%) Subversion
5 310 (3.44%) Maven
6 301 (3.34%) Selenium
7 231 (2.56%) JUnit
8 172 (1.91%) Ant
9 168 (1.86%) Cucumber
10 149 (1.65%) Eclipse
11 104 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
12 103 (1.14%) LoadRunner
13 83 (0.92%) TeamCity
14 82 (0.91%) HP UFT
15 75 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 68 (0.75%) Hudson
17 64 (0.71%) Vagrant
18 57 (0.63%) SoapUI
19 49 (0.54%) WebDriver
20 47 (0.52%) JMeter
General
1 2711 (30.05%) Finance
2 1028 (11.40%) Banking
3 448 (4.97%) Telecoms
4 346 (3.84%) Front Office
5 331 (3.67%) Investment Banking
6 313 (3.47%) Retail
7 179 (1.98%) Back Office
8 165 (1.83%) Marketing
9 162 (1.80%) Financial Institution
10 141 (1.56%) Games
11 131 (1.45%) Manufacturing
12 121 (1.34%) Publishing
13 114 (1.26%) Advertising
14 90 (1.00%) Electronics
15 82 (0.91%) Legal
16 78 (0.86%) Billing
17 77 (0.85%) German Language
18 69 (0.76%) French Language
19 50 (0.55%) Automotive
20 45 (0.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2237 (24.80%) Developer
2 1264 (14.01%) Analyst
3 662 (7.34%) Java Developer
4 568 (6.30%) Applications Support
5 542 (6.01%) Linux Engineer
6 540 (5.99%) Administrator
7 524 (5.81%) Support Analyst
8 493 (5.47%) Support Engineer
9 486 (5.39%) Consultant
10 441 (4.89%) C++ Developer
11 422 (4.68%) Software Engineer
12 414 (4.59%) DevOps Engineer
13 391 (4.33%) Senior Developer
14 378 (4.19%) Unix Engineer
15 339 (3.76%) Architect
15 339 (3.76%) Systems Engineer
16 333 (3.69%) Systems Administrator
17 283 (3.14%) Applications Support Analyst
18 258 (2.86%) Linux Administrator
19 241 (2.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1022 (11.33%) HTML
2 872 (9.67%) XML
3 711 (7.88%) Web Services
4 659 (7.31%) .NET
5 649 (7.19%) CSS
6 554 (6.14%) J2EE
7 454 (5.03%) Middleware
8 439 (4.87%) Spring
9 358 (3.97%) SOAP
10 338 (3.75%) REST
11 310 (3.44%) HTML5
12 307 (3.40%) jQuery
13 274 (3.04%) JSON
14 263 (2.92%) Hibernate
15 260 (2.88%) JMS
16 255 (2.83%) AngularJS
17 254 (2.82%) FIX Protocol
18 243 (2.69%) LAMP
19 219 (2.43%) Java EE
20 188 (2.08%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 818 (9.07%) Computer Science
2 787 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
3 428 (4.74%) Data Centre
4 319 (3.54%) Derivative
4 319 (3.54%) Management Information System
5 273 (3.03%) Equities
6 260 (2.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 248 (2.75%) Clustering
8 224 (2.48%) Fixed Income
9 208 (2.31%) Hedge funds
10 196 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
11 191 (2.12%) Mathematics
12 185 (2.05%) Fintech
13 157 (1.74%) Algorithms
14 139 (1.54%) Mainframe
15 131 (1.45%) Replication
16 118 (1.31%) Visualisation
17 117 (1.30%) Mobile App
17 117 (1.30%) Statistics
18 109 (1.21%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5505 (61.02%) Linux
2 3132 (34.72%) Windows
3 771 (8.55%) Solaris
4 708 (7.85%) Windows Server
5 556 (6.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 463 (5.13%) AIX
7 316 (3.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 201 (2.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 200 (2.22%) CentOS
10 188 (2.08%) Android
11 174 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
12 171 (1.90%) Apple iOS
13 134 (1.49%) Ubuntu
14 120 (1.33%) SUSE
15 119 (1.32%) HPUX
16 104 (1.15%) Oracle Linux
17 90 (1.00%) Debian
18 72 (0.80%) Mac OS X
19 69 (0.76%) Windows 7
20 51 (0.57%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2104 (23.32%) Agile Software Development
2 1122 (12.44%) ITIL
3 968 (10.73%) Software Engineering
4 889 (9.85%) DevOps
5 638 (7.07%) OO
6 635 (7.04%) Scrum
7 606 (6.72%) Continuous Integration
8 587 (6.51%) Configuration Management
9 558 (6.19%) Open Source
10 542 (6.01%) TDD
11 541 (6.00%) SDLC
12 481 (5.33%) High Availability
13 458 (5.08%) Multithreading
14 457 (5.07%) Project Management
15 456 (5.05%) Performance Tuning
16 444 (4.92%) SOA
17 368 (4.08%) Information Security
18 361 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
19 331 (3.67%) E-Commerce
20 323 (3.58%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3315 (36.75%) SQL
2 2911 (32.27%) Java
3 1873 (20.76%) Python
4 1337 (14.82%) C++
5 1271 (14.09%) Perl
6 1165 (12.91%) Shell Script
7 1037 (11.50%) JavaScript
8 866 (9.60%) C
9 742 (8.23%) Bash Shell
10 664 (7.36%) C#
11 630 (6.98%) PL/SQL
12 604 (6.70%) Ruby
13 568 (6.30%) PHP
14 414 (4.59%) PowerShell
15 248 (2.75%) VB
16 171 (1.90%) Scala
17 140 (1.55%) Groovy
18 122 (1.35%) Korn
19 112 (1.24%) T-SQL
20 86 (0.95%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1476 (16.36%) Degree
2 559 (6.20%) Security Cleared
3 354 (3.92%) SC Cleared
4 271 (3.00%) Cisco Certification
5 226 (2.51%) CISSP
6 188 (2.08%) CCNA
7 177 (1.96%) DV Cleared
8 148 (1.64%) CCNP
9 143 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
10 131 (1.45%) CISM
11 112 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
12 101 (1.12%) ISEB
13 96 (1.06%) CEH
14 92 (1.02%) MCSE
15 91 (1.01%) ISTQB
16 76 (0.84%) CREST Certified
17 57 (0.63%) CISA
18 54 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
19 51 (0.57%) MCSA
20 50 (0.55%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 622 (6.90%) QA
2 409 (4.53%) SLA
3 142 (1.57%) PCI DSS
4 120 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 54 (0.60%) COBIT
6 45 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 32 (0.35%) Data Quality
8 23 (0.25%) HL7
9 11 (0.12%) DICOM
9 11 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
9 11 (0.12%) ISO 9001
9 11 (0.12%) ISO22301
10 10 (0.11%) ISO 8583
11 9 (0.100%) ISAE 3402
12 8 (0.089%) ISO19770
12 8 (0.089%) SEPA
13 7 (0.078%) ISO27002
13 7 (0.078%) SSAE 16
14 6 (0.067%) PMBOK
14 6 (0.067%) Solvency II
System Software
1 649 (7.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 439 (4.87%) Active Directory
3 246 (2.73%) Docker
4 241 (2.67%) vSphere
5 209 (2.32%) Oracle RAC
6 143 (1.59%) Hyper-V
7 139 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
8 132 (1.46%) Xen
8 132 (1.46%) XenServer
9 89 (0.99%) Firmware
10 75 (0.83%) VMware ESX
11 73 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
12 72 (0.80%) NFS
13 67 (0.74%) XenApp
14 63 (0.70%) KVM
15 54 (0.60%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 46 (0.51%) vCloud
17 43 (0.48%) Snort
18 42 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
19 39 (0.43%) iptables
Systems Management
1 819 (9.08%) Puppet
2 524 (5.81%) Opscode Chef
3 317 (3.51%) Ansible
4 266 (2.95%) Nagios
5 241 (2.67%) Tivoli
6 144 (1.60%) Oracle RMAN
7 134 (1.49%) SCCM
8 126 (1.40%) Cobbler
9 120 (1.33%) Data Guard
10 110 (1.22%) SCOM
11 103 (1.14%) NetBackup
12 99 (1.10%) Control-M
13 89 (0.99%) Salt
14 85 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
15 74 (0.82%) Terraform
16 66 (0.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 65 (0.72%) ITRS Geneos
17 65 (0.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 58 (0.64%) Kubernetes
19 50 (0.55%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2730 (30.26%) Oracle
2 1130 (12.53%) Microsoft
3 954 (10.58%) VMware
4 810 (8.98%) Red Hat
5 557 (6.17%) Cisco
6 458 (5.08%) IBM
7 420 (4.66%) HP
8 357 (3.96%) Sybase
9 297 (3.29%) Citrix
10 226 (2.51%) Sun
11 192 (2.13%) F5
12 186 (2.06%) SAP
13 185 (2.05%) Informatica
14 168 (1.86%) CheckPoint
15 160 (1.77%) Juniper
16 156 (1.73%) NetApp
17 153 (1.70%) EMC
18 152 (1.68%) Splunk
19 126 (1.40%) Google
20 112 (1.24%) Veritas
East London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Highly Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 45,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 11 hours ago
Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £60000 Per Annum Bonus, Pension, Holiday Allowance and extras
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Colston Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Salary - Best on market with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hertfordshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Tiro Partners
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
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South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £38,000 to £44,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 to 75,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
North West London
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago