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

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 57 47 40
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Permanent jobs citing Unix 4686 6100 7012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.80% 5.51% 5.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.89% 20.77% 21.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3628 4877 5552
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +12.50%

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
24808 29372 32142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.43% 26.51% 26.72%
Number of salaries quoted 21213 24595 27042
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -14 4280 £52,500 +3.44% 523
London -16 2119 £62,500 +4.16% 236
South East -17 825 £50,000 +11.11% 98
City of London -13 388 £65,000 +13.04% 68
Berkshire +20 309 £50,000 +5.26% 28
East of England +19 301 £49,250 +9.44% 29
Scotland -1 261 £45,000 - 29
Yorkshire -3 243 £40,000 - 22
Reading +24 214 £50,000 +5.26% 15
South West -11 211 £40,000 - 34
West Midlands -26 204 £37,500 -16.66% 26
North West +12 191 £38,500 -9.41% 43
Hampshire -17 189 £42,500 -5.55% 27
West Yorkshire +15 185 £40,000 -5.88% 11
Glasgow +6 185 £48,500 +7.77% 17
Surrey -13 185 £50,000 - 20
East Midlands -3 159 £40,000 -5.88% 19
Leeds +18 143 £40,000 -11.11% 10
Manchester +14 112 £40,000 +2.56% 23
Hertfordshire +8 106 £45,000 - 6
Cambridgeshire -3 91 £47,500 +5.55% 14
Birmingham -35 84 £50,000 -4.76% 14
Cambridge +5 77 £45,000 -2.70% 14
Nottinghamshire +26 76 £40,750 +7.23% 13
Bedfordshire +46 70 £56,250 +25.00% 4
Wales +16 69 £40,000 +12.67% 6
Nottingham +25 65 £43,750 +15.13% 10
South Wales +12 65 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Edinburgh -10 64 £43,750 -2.23% 7
Gloucestershire -12 63 £45,000 +25.00% 11

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 5808 (58.46%) Linux
2 3722 (37.46%) SQL
3 3420 (34.42%) Windows
4 3190 (32.11%) Java
5 3032 (30.52%) Oracle
6 2926 (29.45%) Finance
7 2261 (22.76%) Agile Software Development
8 1910 (19.22%) Python
9 1729 (17.40%) Degree
10 1579 (15.89%) C++
11 1380 (13.89%) Microsoft
12 1310 (13.19%) Perl
13 1287 (12.95%) Shell Script
14 1270 (12.78%) JavaScript
15 1247 (12.55%) ITIL
16 1198 (12.06%) SQL Server
17 1180 (11.88%) Software Engineering
18 1149 (11.57%) VMware
19 1130 (11.37%) HTML
20 1016 (10.23%) Firewall
21 988 (9.94%) MySQL
22 965 (9.71%) Banking
23 912 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
24 899 (9.05%) XML
25 892 (8.98%) Red Hat
26 888 (8.94%) C
27 883 (8.89%) Puppet
28 879 (8.85%) DevOps
29 878 (8.84%) Computer Science
30 853 (8.59%) Web Services

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
1 790 (7.95%) Apache
2 630 (6.34%) Tomcat
3 583 (5.87%) WebLogic
4 488 (4.91%) WebSphere
5 485 (4.88%) JBoss
6 292 (2.94%) IIS
7 201 (2.02%) OpenStack
8 191 (1.92%) MS Exchange
9 186 (1.87%) WebSphere Application Server
10 150 (1.51%) SharePoint
11 113 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
12 111 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
13 101 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
14 99 (1.00%) Apache Spark
15 97 (0.98%) nginx
16 92 (0.93%) SAS
17 81 (0.82%) CloudStack
18 71 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
18 71 (0.71%) Confluence
19 70 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 632 (6.36%) MS Excel
2 311 (3.13%) MS Office
3 96 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 89 (0.90%) MS Visio
5 36 (0.36%) Photoshop
6 22 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 19 (0.19%) MS Project
8 18 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
9 16 (0.16%) Gliffy
9 16 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
10 11 (0.11%) SPSS
11 7 (0.070%) HipChat
12 3 (0.030%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 2 (0.020%) Blender
14 1 (0.010%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.010%) FrameMaker
14 1 (0.010%) Shockwave
14 1 (0.010%) Stata
Business Applications
1 127 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
2 126 (1.27%) Oracle Applications
3 87 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
4 59 (0.59%) Oracle Financials
5 54 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
6 47 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 40 (0.40%) Oracle 11i
8 29 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
9 28 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
9 28 (0.28%) Temenos T24
10 27 (0.27%) Oracle Retail
11 24 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
12 19 (0.19%) assyst
13 18 (0.18%) Hi Portfolio
14 16 (0.16%) CSG Singleview
14 16 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
14 16 (0.16%) Salerio
15 15 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
16 13 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
16 13 (0.13%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 674 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
2 261 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 250 (2.52%) SaaS
4 163 (1.64%) GitHub
5 160 (1.61%) PaaS
6 127 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
7 121 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
8 115 (1.16%) IaaS
9 85 (0.86%) Office 365
10 67 (0.67%) Amazon S3
11 38 (0.38%) OpenShift
12 33 (0.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 33 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
13 31 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
14 30 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 24 (0.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 13 (0.13%) Rackspace Cloud
17 11 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
18 10 (0.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 9 (0.091%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1016 (10.23%) Firewall
2 830 (8.35%) TCP/IP
3 597 (6.01%) DNS
4 591 (5.95%) SAN
5 470 (4.73%) HTTP
6 436 (4.39%) Internet
7 296 (2.98%) WAN
8 292 (2.94%) LAN
9 273 (2.75%) Network Security
10 266 (2.68%) VPN
11 263 (2.65%) LDAP
12 230 (2.32%) NAS
13 221 (2.22%) SSL
14 189 (1.90%) Wireless
15 161 (1.62%) DHCP
16 131 (1.32%) SSH
17 124 (1.25%) FTP
18 119 (1.20%) VoIP
19 118 (1.19%) MPLS
20 104 (1.05%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1198 (12.06%) SQL Server
2 988 (9.94%) MySQL
3 703 (7.08%) Oracle Database
4 668 (6.72%) Relational Database
5 374 (3.76%) RDBMS
6 357 (3.59%) NoSQL
7 335 (3.37%) Big Data
8 300 (3.02%) MongoDB
9 275 (2.77%) Data Warehouse
10 268 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
11 254 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
12 246 (2.48%) Hadoop
13 240 (2.42%) DB2
14 183 (1.84%) Oracle Database 12c
15 166 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
16 162 (1.63%) Oracle Database 10g
17 160 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
18 109 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 106 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
19 106 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 795 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 694 (6.99%) Jenkins
3 466 (4.69%) JIRA
4 401 (4.04%) Subversion
5 378 (3.80%) Selenium
6 365 (3.67%) Maven
7 253 (2.55%) JUnit
8 235 (2.37%) Cucumber
9 186 (1.87%) Ant
10 166 (1.67%) Eclipse
11 117 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
12 104 (1.05%) TeamCity
13 92 (0.93%) HP UFT
14 90 (0.91%) LoadRunner
15 88 (0.89%) Hudson
16 80 (0.81%) Vagrant
17 74 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 70 (0.70%) Visual Studio
19 69 (0.69%) RSpec
20 60 (0.60%) WebDriver
General
1 2926 (29.45%) Finance
2 965 (9.71%) Banking
3 533 (5.36%) Telecoms
4 425 (4.28%) Front Office
5 354 (3.56%) Retail
6 310 (3.12%) Investment Banking
7 242 (2.44%) Marketing
8 189 (1.90%) Games
9 170 (1.71%) Advertising
10 167 (1.68%) Financial Institution
11 158 (1.59%) Back Office
12 130 (1.31%) Manufacturing
13 119 (1.20%) Billing
14 114 (1.15%) Publishing
15 101 (1.02%) Electronics
16 90 (0.91%) Legal
17 87 (0.88%) Law
18 76 (0.76%) German Language
19 63 (0.63%) French Language
20 55 (0.55%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2463 (24.79%) Developer
2 1494 (15.04%) Analyst
3 696 (7.01%) Java Developer
4 668 (6.72%) Administrator
5 630 (6.34%) Support Analyst
6 615 (6.19%) Applications Support
7 582 (5.86%) C++ Developer
8 540 (5.44%) Linux Engineer
9 515 (5.18%) Support Engineer
10 464 (4.67%) DevOps Engineer
11 462 (4.65%) Senior Developer
12 427 (4.30%) Software Engineer
13 412 (4.15%) Architect
14 409 (4.12%) Systems Administrator
15 402 (4.05%) Consultant
16 374 (3.76%) Unix Engineer
17 359 (3.61%) Applications Support Analyst
18 297 (2.99%) Linux Administrator
19 295 (2.97%) DBA
20 282 (2.84%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1130 (11.37%) HTML
2 899 (9.05%) XML
3 853 (8.59%) Web Services
4 774 (7.79%) .NET
5 731 (7.36%) CSS
6 580 (5.84%) J2EE
7 488 (4.91%) Spring
8 451 (4.54%) Middleware
9 395 (3.98%) REST
10 388 (3.91%) SOAP
11 374 (3.76%) HTML5
12 347 (3.49%) jQuery
13 318 (3.20%) AngularJS
14 292 (2.94%) FIX Protocol
15 288 (2.90%) LAMP
16 280 (2.82%) Hibernate
17 255 (2.57%) JSON
18 234 (2.36%) JMS
19 213 (2.14%) STL
20 200 (2.01%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 912 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
2 878 (8.84%) Computer Science
3 543 (5.47%) Data Centre
4 378 (3.80%) Management Information System
5 368 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 355 (3.57%) Derivative
7 282 (2.84%) Equities
8 265 (2.67%) Hedge funds
9 261 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
10 254 (2.56%) Fixed Income
11 250 (2.52%) Clustering
12 232 (2.34%) Mathematics
13 215 (2.16%) Algorithms
14 173 (1.74%) Mainframe
15 171 (1.72%) Client/Server
15 171 (1.72%) Visualisation
16 166 (1.67%) Fintech
17 155 (1.56%) Replication
18 150 (1.51%) Data Structures
19 136 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5808 (58.46%) Linux
2 3420 (34.42%) Windows
3 835 (8.40%) Solaris
4 767 (7.72%) Windows Server
5 623 (6.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 511 (5.14%) AIX
7 367 (3.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 256 (2.58%) CentOS
9 254 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 216 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 215 (2.16%) Android
12 190 (1.91%) Apple iOS
13 143 (1.44%) SUSE
14 133 (1.34%) HPUX
15 129 (1.30%) Oracle Linux
16 118 (1.19%) Mac OS X
16 118 (1.19%) Ubuntu
17 117 (1.18%) Debian
18 90 (0.91%) Windows 7
19 55 (0.55%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2261 (22.76%) Agile Software Development
2 1247 (12.55%) ITIL
3 1180 (11.88%) Software Engineering
4 879 (8.85%) DevOps
5 750 (7.55%) Scrum
6 738 (7.43%) TDD
7 690 (6.95%) OO
8 674 (6.78%) SDLC
9 651 (6.55%) Open Source
10 644 (6.48%) Continuous Integration
11 628 (6.32%) Configuration Management
12 550 (5.54%) High Availability
13 542 (5.46%) Performance Tuning
14 508 (5.11%) Multithreading
15 505 (5.08%) SOA
16 473 (4.76%) Project Management
17 431 (4.34%) Analytics
18 418 (4.21%) Business Intelligence
19 408 (4.11%) BDD
20 396 (3.99%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3722 (37.46%) SQL
2 3190 (32.11%) Java
3 1910 (19.22%) Python
4 1579 (15.89%) C++
5 1310 (13.19%) Perl
6 1287 (12.95%) Shell Script
7 1270 (12.78%) JavaScript
8 888 (8.94%) C
9 782 (7.87%) C#
10 770 (7.75%) Bash Shell
11 714 (7.19%) Ruby
12 681 (6.85%) PL/SQL
13 592 (5.96%) PHP
14 395 (3.98%) PowerShell
15 267 (2.69%) VB
16 168 (1.69%) Scala
17 157 (1.58%) Korn
18 139 (1.40%) T-SQL
19 134 (1.35%) Groovy
20 87 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1729 (17.40%) Degree
2 562 (5.66%) Security Cleared
3 353 (3.55%) SC Cleared
4 305 (3.07%) Cisco Certification
5 227 (2.28%) CISSP
6 209 (2.10%) CCNA
7 177 (1.78%) CCNP
7 177 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
8 148 (1.49%) ISEB
9 132 (1.33%) MCSE
10 124 (1.25%) ISTQB
11 123 (1.24%) DV Cleared
12 114 (1.15%) CEH
12 114 (1.15%) CISM
13 80 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
14 71 (0.71%) CCIE
15 69 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 67 (0.67%) CREST Certified
17 62 (0.62%) PhD
18 56 (0.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 724 (7.29%) QA
2 480 (4.83%) SLA
3 150 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 107 (1.08%) PCI DSS
5 54 (0.54%) COBIT
6 38 (0.38%) Data Quality
7 26 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 22 (0.22%) HL7
9 16 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 14 (0.14%) ISO27002
11 12 (0.12%) SDET
12 11 (0.11%) SAS 70
13 9 (0.091%) ISO 9001
14 8 (0.081%) DICOM
14 8 (0.081%) MiFID
15 7 (0.070%) ISO20022
16 6 (0.060%) ISO 9000
17 5 (0.050%) RosettaNet
17 5 (0.050%) SEPA
18 4 (0.040%) ISO15022
System Software
1 792 (7.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 557 (5.61%) Active Directory
3 257 (2.59%) Docker
4 256 (2.58%) vSphere
5 228 (2.29%) Oracle RAC
6 196 (1.97%) Virtual Machines
7 161 (1.62%) Xen
8 152 (1.53%) Hyper-V
9 128 (1.29%) XenServer
10 96 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
11 85 (0.86%) NFS
12 83 (0.84%) VMware ESX
13 78 (0.79%) XenApp
14 70 (0.70%) KVM
15 67 (0.67%) Firmware
16 54 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
17 53 (0.53%) vCloud
18 52 (0.52%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
19 51 (0.51%) Squid
20 50 (0.50%) Snort
Systems Management
1 883 (8.89%) Puppet
2 525 (5.28%) Opscode Chef
3 279 (2.81%) Nagios
4 277 (2.79%) Ansible
5 227 (2.28%) Tivoli
6 164 (1.65%) Oracle RMAN
7 135 (1.36%) Cobbler
8 126 (1.27%) Data Guard
9 124 (1.25%) SCOM
10 112 (1.13%) NetBackup
10 112 (1.13%) SCCM
11 107 (1.08%) Control-M
12 101 (1.02%) Salt
13 99 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
14 97 (0.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 86 (0.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 74 (0.74%) Nessus
17 65 (0.65%) Oracle ZFS
18 56 (0.56%) Kubernetes
19 55 (0.55%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 3032 (30.52%) Oracle
2 1380 (13.89%) Microsoft
3 1149 (11.57%) VMware
4 892 (8.98%) Red Hat
5 622 (6.26%) Cisco
6 564 (5.68%) IBM
7 481 (4.84%) HP
8 418 (4.21%) Citrix
9 333 (3.35%) Sybase
10 260 (2.62%) Sun
11 242 (2.44%) NetApp
12 217 (2.18%) SAP
13 184 (1.85%) EMC
14 170 (1.71%) Splunk
15 167 (1.68%) F5
16 166 (1.67%) Juniper
17 153 (1.54%) Veritas
18 146 (1.47%) CheckPoint
19 132 (1.33%) Google
20 118 (1.19%) Remedy
London
Xcede
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £60000 - £75000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £55000 per annum + benefits DOE
Posted: 4 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40k - 55k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Opus IT Consulting
Posted: 4 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30k - 100k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Employ Solutions
Salary: £25,000 per annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Competitive - Experience Dependent
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £60000 - £75000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40k - 65k per year + Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Uckfield, East Sussex
Talent Cluster
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £39000 - £44000 per annum + excellent holiday
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Health, 25 days
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £90,000 + Great benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wirral, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits & bonuses
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45k - 85k per year + Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35k - 100k per year + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago