The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 45 43 33
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Permanent jobs citing Unix 5278 5962 6780
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.21% 5.60% 6.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.95% 20.45% 23.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4176 4718 5265
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
26461 29154 28860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.13% 27.39% 27.42%
Number of salaries quoted 22316 24490 23756
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,250 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Unix within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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
England -4 4851 £52,500 +5.00% 519
London -10 2305 £62,500 +4.16% 247
South East -1 1005 £47,000 +4.44% 88
City of London -9 387 £65,000 +8.33% 69
East of England -3 356 £45,000 - 32
South West +20 335 £42,500 +6.25% 39
Yorkshire -6 302 £42,500 +13.33% 42
Berkshire -15 298 £50,000 +11.11% 20
Surrey +7 251 £47,500 +5.55% 16
Scotland +10 233 £42,500 - 21
Hampshire +8 215 £47,500 +13.09% 18
West Midlands -1 210 £42,824 +7.06% 27
West Yorkshire -30 195 £45,000 +12.50% 20
Reading +1 171 £50,500 +6.31% 8
North West -21 169 £45,000 +5.88% 24
East Midlands -1 152 £45,000 +28.57% 11
Leeds -29 143 £42,500 +6.25% 16
Hertfordshire -8 136 £45,000 - 8
Bristol +17 132 £45,000 +20.00% 9
Glasgow +11 128 £42,500 - 10
Manchester +10 95 £47,500 +26.66% 14
Cambridgeshire -12 88 £40,000 -5.88% 15
Wales +36 84 £37,500 -11.76% 15
Buckinghamshire -15 79 £45,000 +4.04% 8
Edinburgh +1 78 £38,000 -1.29% 10
South Wales +39 74 £37,500 -11.76% 13
Birmingham -16 74 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Watford +4 71 £45,000 - 1
Cambridge -24 67 £47,500 +11.76% 13
North Yorkshire +44 63 £42,250 +20.71% 4

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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 6618 (58.28%) Linux
2 4291 (37.79%) SQL
3 3760 (33.11%) Windows
4 3712 (32.69%) Oracle
5 3521 (31.01%) Java
6 3428 (30.19%) Finance
7 2315 (20.39%) Agile Software Development
8 1970 (17.35%) Python
9 1789 (15.75%) C++
10 1757 (15.47%) Degree
11 1650 (14.53%) Perl
12 1545 (13.61%) JavaScript
13 1527 (13.45%) Shell Script
14 1344 (11.84%) Software Engineering
15 1343 (11.83%) ITIL
16 1307 (11.51%) SQL Server
16 1307 (11.51%) Microsoft
17 1289 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
18 1281 (11.28%) VMware
19 1237 (10.89%) Banking
20 1219 (10.73%) HTML
21 1125 (9.91%) XML
22 1106 (9.74%) Oracle Database
23 1065 (9.38%) Solaris
24 1042 (9.18%) Web Services
25 1020 (8.98%) Computer Science
26 995 (8.76%) C#
27 992 (8.74%) C
28 969 (8.53%) MySQL
29 946 (8.33%) TCP/IP

Unix
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 820 (7.22%) Apache
2 757 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 622 (5.48%) WebLogic
4 565 (4.98%) JBoss
5 464 (4.09%) WebSphere
6 269 (2.37%) IIS
7 238 (2.10%) Node.js
8 191 (1.68%) WebSphere Application Server
9 184 (1.62%) MS Exchange
10 171 (1.51%) OpenStack
11 124 (1.09%) SAS
12 120 (1.06%) SharePoint
13 109 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
14 88 (0.77%) nginx
15 81 (0.71%) Confluence
16 75 (0.66%) CMS
16 75 (0.66%) Oracle Application Server
17 69 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
18 65 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
19 63 (0.55%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 600 (5.28%) MS Excel
2 314 (2.77%) MS Office
3 81 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 74 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 36 (0.32%) Photoshop
6 33 (0.29%) MS Project
7 15 (0.13%) SPSS
8 14 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
9 13 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 11 (0.097%) CPLEX
11 5 (0.044%) HipChat
12 3 (0.026%) Adobe Illustrator
12 3 (0.026%) OmniGraffle
13 2 (0.018%) AutoCAD
13 2 (0.018%) GNU Octave
13 2 (0.018%) Simulink
14 1 (0.009%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.009%) DOC1
14 1 (0.009%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 196 (1.73%) Oracle EBS
2 187 (1.65%) Oracle Applications
3 132 (1.16%) Oracle EBS R12
4 68 (0.60%) Oracle 11i
5 54 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 45 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
7 44 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
8 36 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
9 30 (0.26%) Oracle ASCP
9 30 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
9 30 (0.26%) Temenos T24
10 28 (0.25%) ION MarketView
11 26 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
11 26 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
12 25 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
13 24 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
14 22 (0.19%) Oracle Assets
15 21 (0.18%) RMDS
16 18 (0.16%) Kondor
16 18 (0.16%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 472 (4.16%) Amazon AWS
2 280 (2.47%) SaaS
3 186 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 107 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
5 82 (0.72%) IaaS
5 82 (0.72%) PaaS
6 78 (0.69%) GitHub
7 69 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
8 60 (0.53%) Office 365
9 43 (0.38%) Amazon S3
10 34 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 30 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
12 19 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 18 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
13 18 (0.16%) Heroku
14 14 (0.12%) Google Apps
15 12 (0.11%) OpenShift
16 11 (0.097%) Mimecast
16 11 (0.097%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 10 (0.088%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 946 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 872 (7.68%) Firewall
3 655 (5.77%) SAN
4 522 (4.60%) DNS
5 431 (3.80%) HTTP
6 415 (3.65%) Internet
7 332 (2.92%) Network Security
8 319 (2.81%) WAN
9 297 (2.62%) LAN
10 250 (2.20%) LDAP
11 219 (1.93%) VPN
12 209 (1.84%) SSL
13 202 (1.78%) NAS
14 170 (1.50%) Wireless
15 150 (1.32%) DHCP
16 123 (1.08%) FTP
17 113 (1.00%) SSH
18 110 (0.97%) BGP
19 108 (0.95%) VoIP
20 104 (0.92%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1307 (11.51%) SQL Server
2 1106 (9.74%) Oracle Database
3 969 (8.53%) MySQL
4 881 (7.76%) Relational Database
5 534 (4.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 520 (4.58%) RDBMS
7 386 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
8 382 (3.36%) Big Data
9 376 (3.31%) NoSQL
10 339 (2.99%) MongoDB
11 328 (2.89%) Oracle Database 12c
12 327 (2.88%) DB2
13 253 (2.23%) Oracle Database 10g
14 226 (1.99%) Hadoop
15 219 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
16 177 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
17 176 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
18 162 (1.43%) Oracle BI EE
19 146 (1.29%) Oracle9i Database
20 130 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 762 (6.71%) Git (software)
2 564 (4.97%) Jenkins
2 564 (4.97%) Subversion
3 463 (4.08%) Maven
4 432 (3.80%) Selenium
5 415 (3.65%) JIRA
6 383 (3.37%) JUnit
7 249 (2.19%) Eclipse
8 216 (1.90%) Cucumber
9 184 (1.62%) Ant
10 136 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
11 130 (1.14%) Visual Studio
12 129 (1.14%) WebDriver
13 105 (0.92%) TeamCity
14 104 (0.92%) HP UFT
15 103 (0.91%) Hudson
16 102 (0.90%) Toad
17 89 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
18 88 (0.77%) Gradle
19 85 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3428 (30.19%) Finance
2 1237 (10.89%) Banking
3 686 (6.04%) Front Office
4 674 (5.94%) Telecoms
5 434 (3.82%) Retail
6 430 (3.79%) Investment Banking
7 225 (1.98%) Marketing
8 204 (1.80%) Back Office
9 194 (1.71%) Financial Institution
10 155 (1.36%) Manufacturing
11 138 (1.22%) Games
12 128 (1.13%) Advertising
13 109 (0.96%) Electronics
14 97 (0.85%) French Language
15 94 (0.83%) Legal
16 90 (0.79%) Law
17 83 (0.73%) German Language
18 67 (0.59%) Billing
19 57 (0.50%) Automotive
20 53 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3145 (27.69%) Developer
2 1571 (13.83%) Analyst
3 1004 (8.84%) Java Developer
4 846 (7.45%) Applications Support
5 773 (6.81%) C++ Developer
6 761 (6.70%) Support Analyst
7 756 (6.66%) Administrator
8 643 (5.66%) Architect
9 596 (5.25%) Senior Developer
10 584 (5.14%) Linux Engineer
11 545 (4.80%) Support Engineer
12 485 (4.27%) Software Engineer
13 461 (4.06%) Unix Support
14 459 (4.04%) Systems Administrator
15 455 (4.01%) DBA
16 427 (3.76%) Applications Support Analyst
17 392 (3.45%) Unix Engineer
18 385 (3.39%) Oracle Developer
19 378 (3.33%) Oracle DBA
20 358 (3.15%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1219 (10.73%) HTML
2 1125 (9.91%) XML
3 1042 (9.18%) Web Services
4 780 (6.87%) CSS
5 730 (6.43%) .NET
6 728 (6.41%) Spring
7 717 (6.31%) J2EE
8 576 (5.07%) Middleware
9 478 (4.21%) SOAP
10 440 (3.87%) Hibernate
11 435 (3.83%) REST
12 432 (3.80%) jQuery
13 385 (3.39%) HTML5
14 374 (3.29%) FIX Protocol
15 353 (3.11%) STL
16 317 (2.79%) JSON
17 291 (2.56%) AngularJS
18 281 (2.47%) JMS
19 264 (2.32%) LAMP
20 248 (2.18%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1289 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1020 (8.98%) Computer Science
3 625 (5.50%) Data Centre
4 448 (3.95%) Management Information System
5 445 (3.92%) Equities
6 438 (3.86%) Derivative
7 435 (3.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 345 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
9 325 (2.86%) Fixed Income
10 308 (2.71%) Clustering
11 284 (2.50%) Mathematics
12 276 (2.43%) Hedge funds
13 272 (2.40%) Algorithms
14 240 (2.11%) Data Structures
15 218 (1.92%) Client/Server
16 208 (1.83%) Replication
17 164 (1.44%) Mainframe
18 159 (1.40%) User Experience
19 150 (1.32%) Visualisation
20 141 (1.24%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 6618 (58.28%) Linux
2 3760 (33.11%) Windows
3 1065 (9.38%) Solaris
4 739 (6.51%) Windows Server
5 615 (5.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 465 (4.09%) AIX
7 382 (3.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 266 (2.34%) CentOS
9 246 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 204 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
11 191 (1.68%) Android
12 165 (1.45%) Apple iOS
13 163 (1.44%) Mac OS X
14 155 (1.36%) HPUX
15 117 (1.03%) Ubuntu
16 108 (0.95%) Debian
17 82 (0.72%) SUSE
18 77 (0.68%) Windows 2000
19 72 (0.63%) Windows 7
20 68 (0.60%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2315 (20.39%) Agile Software Development
2 1344 (11.84%) Software Engineering
3 1343 (11.83%) ITIL
4 917 (8.08%) SDLC
5 853 (7.51%) OO
6 798 (7.03%) TDD
7 758 (6.67%) Multithreading
8 756 (6.66%) Scrum
9 690 (6.08%) Open Source
10 653 (5.75%) Continuous Integration
11 613 (5.40%) High Availability
12 603 (5.31%) DevOps
13 564 (4.97%) Performance Tuning
14 540 (4.76%) SOA
15 527 (4.64%) Configuration Management
16 517 (4.55%) Project Management
17 489 (4.31%) Mentoring
18 464 (4.09%) Information Security
19 449 (3.95%) Analytics
20 442 (3.89%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4291 (37.79%) SQL
2 3521 (31.01%) Java
3 1970 (17.35%) Python
4 1789 (15.75%) C++
5 1650 (14.53%) Perl
6 1545 (13.61%) JavaScript
7 1527 (13.45%) Shell Script
8 995 (8.76%) C#
9 992 (8.74%) C
10 914 (8.05%) PL/SQL
11 762 (6.71%) Bash Shell
12 584 (5.14%) Ruby
13 566 (4.98%) PHP
14 286 (2.52%) PowerShell
15 202 (1.78%) VB
16 182 (1.60%) Korn
17 150 (1.32%) Scala
18 125 (1.10%) Groovy
19 113 (1.00%) T-SQL
20 91 (0.80%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1757 (15.47%) Degree
2 648 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 399 (3.51%) SC Cleared
4 293 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
5 187 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 184 (1.62%) CISSP
7 171 (1.51%) ISEB
8 163 (1.44%) DV Cleared
9 159 (1.40%) CCNA
10 147 (1.29%) MCSE
11 140 (1.23%) CCNP
12 121 (1.07%) ISTQB
13 98 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
13 98 (0.86%) Oracle Certification
14 88 (0.77%) CISM
15 83 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 77 (0.68%) Sun Certification
17 73 (0.64%) PhD
18 69 (0.61%) CEH
19 66 (0.58%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 810 (7.13%) QA
2 398 (3.50%) SLA
3 166 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 134 (1.18%) PCI DSS
5 75 (0.66%) Data Quality
6 56 (0.49%) COBIT
7 39 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 22 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 19 (0.17%) SEPA
10 18 (0.16%) SDET
11 17 (0.15%) HIPAA
12 14 (0.12%) ISO20022
13 13 (0.11%) ISO 9000
13 13 (0.11%) ISO 9001
14 11 (0.097%) ISO22301
14 11 (0.097%) MiFID
14 11 (0.097%) Solvency II
15 10 (0.088%) ISAE 3402
16 9 (0.079%) Disclosure Scotland
16 9 (0.079%) ISO15022
System Software
1 889 (7.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 626 (5.51%) Active Directory
3 301 (2.65%) Oracle RAC
4 209 (1.84%) vSphere
5 186 (1.64%) Docker
6 164 (1.44%) Hyper-V
7 141 (1.24%) Xen
8 137 (1.21%) NFS
9 84 (0.74%) VMware ESX
10 73 (0.64%) Firmware
11 65 (0.57%) iptables
11 65 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
12 56 (0.49%) KVM
13 46 (0.41%) XenApp
14 42 (0.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 41 (0.36%) Samba
15 41 (0.36%) vCloud
15 41 (0.36%) VirtualBox
16 40 (0.35%) Snort
17 38 (0.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 687 (6.05%) Puppet
2 391 (3.44%) Opscode Chef
3 265 (2.33%) Oracle RMAN
4 237 (2.09%) Nagios
5 199 (1.75%) Ansible
6 191 (1.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 178 (1.57%) Data Guard
8 143 (1.26%) Tivoli
9 137 (1.21%) NetBackup
10 104 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
11 103 (0.91%) ITRS Geneos
12 84 (0.74%) Control-M
13 83 (0.73%) SCCM
14 82 (0.72%) Salt
15 66 (0.58%) SCOM
15 66 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 65 (0.57%) Oracle ZFS
17 62 (0.55%) Hyperic
17 62 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
18 57 (0.50%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 3712 (32.69%) Oracle
2 1307 (11.51%) Microsoft
3 1281 (11.28%) VMware
4 872 (7.68%) Red Hat
5 751 (6.61%) Cisco
6 608 (5.35%) IBM
7 578 (5.09%) Sybase
8 554 (4.88%) HP
9 432 (3.80%) Citrix
10 286 (2.52%) Sun
11 281 (2.47%) NetApp
12 250 (2.20%) SAP
13 229 (2.02%) Juniper
14 228 (2.01%) EMC
15 224 (1.97%) F5
16 180 (1.59%) Informatica
17 178 (1.57%) CheckPoint
18 159 (1.40%) Google
19 146 (1.29%) Bloomberg
20 141 (1.24%) Veritas
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