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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
UK
Rank 67 48 42
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -6
Permanent jobs citing Unix 3689 5371 6114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.39% 5.36% 5.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.14% 20.52% 21.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2832 4203 4792
Median salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
20341 26180 28965
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.23% 26.14% 27.60%
Number of salaries quoted 17201 22098 24243
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £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 19 January 2017 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 19 January 2017. 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 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 3472 £52,500 +1.94% 454
London -11 1636 £60,000 -4.00% 210
South East -4 753 £50,000 +5.26% 97
City of London -10 285 £65,000 +8.33% 67
East of England -1 275 £45,000 +3.44% 22
Berkshire +7 262 £50,000 - 29
South West -36 197 £45,000 +5.88% 26
Yorkshire -19 182 £45,000 +5.88% 22
North West -37 172 £44,500 -1.11% 24
West Midlands -8 161 £44,694 +4.36% 32
Hampshire -5 154 £45,000 -4.25% 23
Reading +7 136 £50,000 -0.99% 11
Hertfordshire +13 129 £47,500 +5.55% 10
Surrey -17 123 £50,000 +5.26% 18
West Yorkshire -8 117 £50,000 +11.11% 15
Cambridgeshire +15 91 £41,500 +3.75% 6
Leeds -11 89 £50,000 +17.64% 12
East Midlands -26 88 £40,000 -11.11% 14
Birmingham +3 83 £45,000 - 11
Scotland -32 83 £42,500 - 16
Cambridge +21 78 £40,000 -15.78% 6
Manchester -47 76 £46,500 +3.33% 16
Gloucestershire +2 60 £50,000 +33.33% 7
Watford -2 60 £43,750 -8.85% 1
Glasgow -13 59 £42,750 +0.58% 4
West Sussex +28 55 £55,000 +12.24% 3
Kent +11 52 £42,500 +21.42% 7
Wiltshire +46 50 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Bristol -42 50 £47,500 +5.55% 9
Buckinghamshire -11 49 £35,000 -22.22% 7

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 5141 (65.24%) Linux
2 2774 (35.20%) SQL
3 2677 (33.97%) Windows
4 2633 (33.41%) Java
5 2329 (29.56%) Finance
6 2232 (28.32%) Oracle
7 1778 (22.56%) Agile Software Development
8 1751 (22.22%) Python
9 1218 (15.46%) Degree
10 1110 (14.09%) C++
11 1089 (13.82%) Perl
12 1072 (13.60%) Shell Script
13 1012 (12.84%) Banking
14 913 (11.59%) DevOps
15 908 (11.52%) JavaScript
16 891 (11.31%) Microsoft
17 869 (11.03%) ITIL
18 850 (10.79%) VMware
19 832 (10.56%) SQL Server
20 801 (10.16%) Software Engineering
20 801 (10.16%) Puppet
21 800 (10.15%) HTML
22 751 (9.53%) Bash Shell
23 738 (9.37%) XML
24 735 (9.33%) Red Hat
25 727 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
26 714 (9.06%) Computer Science
27 708 (8.98%) MySQL
28 694 (8.81%) Firewall
29 684 (8.68%) Jenkins

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
1 595 (7.55%) Apache
2 529 (6.71%) WebLogic
3 506 (6.42%) JBoss
4 490 (6.22%) Tomcat
5 442 (5.61%) WebSphere
6 213 (2.70%) IIS
7 191 (2.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 186 (2.36%) OpenStack
9 127 (1.61%) Apache Spark
9 127 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
10 122 (1.55%) MS Exchange
11 108 (1.37%) CloudStack
12 98 (1.24%) SharePoint
13 92 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
14 68 (0.86%) Confluence
14 68 (0.86%) nginx
15 53 (0.67%) SAS
16 48 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
16 48 (0.61%) Oracle Service Bus
17 47 (0.60%) CMS
Applications
1 433 (5.49%) MS Excel
2 169 (2.14%) MS Office
3 69 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 50 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 27 (0.34%) MS Project
6 16 (0.20%) SPSS
7 12 (0.15%) FrameMaker
8 7 (0.089%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.076%) Photoshop
10 4 (0.051%) GNU Octave
11 3 (0.038%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.025%) EngageOne
12 2 (0.025%) Maya
12 2 (0.025%) NUKE
13 1 (0.013%) Autodesk Flame
13 1 (0.013%) Autodesk Smoke
13 1 (0.013%) Avid Media Composer
13 1 (0.013%) Blender
13 1 (0.013%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 113 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
2 78 (0.99%) Oracle Applications
3 75 (0.95%) Oracle EBS R12
4 29 (0.37%) Oracle 11i
4 29 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 18 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
6 17 (0.22%) assyst
6 17 (0.22%) Magento
7 15 (0.19%) Temenos T24
8 13 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
9 11 (0.14%) Eagle PACE
10 10 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
10 10 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
10 10 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
11 9 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
12 8 (0.10%) BusinessWorks
12 8 (0.10%) Oracle Cash Management
12 8 (0.10%) Oracle Utilities
12 8 (0.10%) SAP CRM
13 7 (0.089%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 607 (7.70%) Amazon AWS
2 242 (3.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 228 (2.89%) SaaS
4 157 (1.99%) IaaS
5 126 (1.60%) GitHub
5 126 (1.60%) PaaS
6 89 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
7 63 (0.80%) Office 365
8 58 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
9 49 (0.62%) CloudBees
10 41 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
11 33 (0.42%) Amazon S3
12 23 (0.29%) G Suite
13 20 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
14 18 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 13 (0.16%) Slack
16 12 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
16 12 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
17 11 (0.14%) Route 53
18 10 (0.13%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 694 (8.81%) Firewall
2 668 (8.48%) TCP/IP
3 389 (4.94%) DNS
4 367 (4.66%) SAN
5 333 (4.23%) Internet
6 276 (3.50%) HTTP
7 266 (3.38%) WAN
8 264 (3.35%) LAN
8 264 (3.35%) SSL
9 236 (2.99%) Network Security
10 208 (2.64%) DHCP
11 192 (2.44%) VPN
12 138 (1.75%) LDAP
13 124 (1.57%) BGP
14 114 (1.45%) NAS
15 111 (1.41%) Intrusion Detection
16 105 (1.33%) MPLS
16 105 (1.33%) VoIP
17 103 (1.31%) Wireless
18 96 (1.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 832 (10.56%) SQL Server
2 708 (8.98%) MySQL
3 594 (7.54%) Oracle Database
4 581 (7.37%) Relational Database
5 355 (4.51%) RDBMS
6 309 (3.92%) MongoDB
7 289 (3.67%) NoSQL
8 233 (2.96%) Oracle Database 11g
9 227 (2.88%) Hadoop
10 219 (2.78%) DB2
11 215 (2.73%) Big Data
12 198 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
13 175 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
14 141 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
15 133 (1.69%) Oracle Database 12c
16 122 (1.55%) Oracle Database 10g
17 119 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
18 92 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
19 90 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
20 82 (1.04%) KDB
Development Applications
1 684 (8.68%) Jenkins
2 679 (8.62%) Git (software)
3 377 (4.78%) Subversion
4 331 (4.20%) Selenium
5 315 (4.00%) JIRA
6 300 (3.81%) Maven
7 260 (3.30%) JUnit
8 187 (2.37%) Cucumber
9 141 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 133 (1.69%) Ant
11 127 (1.61%) HP UFT
12 118 (1.50%) Vagrant
13 113 (1.43%) Eclipse
14 105 (1.33%) TeamCity
15 100 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
16 84 (1.07%) Gradle
17 79 (1.00%) Hudson
18 78 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
19 70 (0.89%) Sonatype Nexus
20 65 (0.82%) ClearCase
General
1 2329 (29.56%) Finance
2 1012 (12.84%) Banking
3 428 (5.43%) Telecoms
4 366 (4.64%) Investment Banking
5 303 (3.85%) Front Office
6 288 (3.65%) Retail
7 169 (2.14%) Back Office
8 146 (1.85%) Financial Institution
9 138 (1.75%) Marketing
10 130 (1.65%) Games
11 109 (1.38%) Manufacturing
12 77 (0.98%) Advertising
13 63 (0.80%) Electronics
13 63 (0.80%) French Language
13 63 (0.80%) Publishing
14 59 (0.75%) Legal
15 56 (0.71%) German Language
16 48 (0.61%) Retail Banking
17 38 (0.48%) Law
18 30 (0.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1891 (24.00%) Developer
2 940 (11.93%) Analyst
3 681 (8.64%) Java Developer
4 517 (6.56%) Administrator
5 501 (6.36%) Consultant
6 488 (6.19%) Linux Engineer
7 467 (5.93%) Applications Support
8 431 (5.47%) DevOps Engineer
9 416 (5.28%) Support Analyst
10 375 (4.76%) C++ Developer
11 373 (4.73%) Software Engineer
12 353 (4.48%) Support Engineer
13 330 (4.19%) Senior Developer
14 311 (3.95%) Architect
15 306 (3.88%) Unix Engineer
16 298 (3.78%) Systems Administrator
17 284 (3.60%) Systems Engineer
18 259 (3.29%) Linux Administrator
19 240 (3.05%) DBA
20 209 (2.65%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 800 (10.15%) HTML
2 738 (9.37%) XML
3 635 (8.06%) Web Services
4 515 (6.54%) .NET
5 512 (6.50%) Spring
6 491 (6.23%) CSS
7 463 (5.88%) J2EE
8 399 (5.06%) Middleware
9 334 (4.24%) SOAP
10 283 (3.59%) REST
11 249 (3.16%) Hibernate
11 249 (3.16%) HTML5
12 239 (3.03%) JMS
13 229 (2.91%) JSON
14 218 (2.77%) FIX Protocol
15 216 (2.74%) RESTful
16 208 (2.64%) Java EE
17 165 (2.09%) LAMP
18 157 (1.99%) jQuery
19 156 (1.98%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 727 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
2 714 (9.06%) Computer Science
3 419 (5.32%) Data Centre
4 322 (4.09%) Equities
5 311 (3.95%) Management Information System
6 258 (3.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 254 (3.22%) Derivative
8 237 (3.01%) Algorithms
9 218 (2.77%) Clustering
10 208 (2.64%) Fixed Income
11 191 (2.42%) Fintech
12 172 (2.18%) Mathematics
13 155 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
14 139 (1.76%) Hedge funds
15 124 (1.57%) Data Structures
16 112 (1.42%) Statistics
17 97 (1.23%) Replication
18 93 (1.18%) Client/Server
19 80 (1.02%) Mainframe
20 72 (0.91%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 5141 (65.24%) Linux
2 2677 (33.97%) Windows
3 644 (8.17%) Solaris
4 599 (7.60%) Windows Server
5 558 (7.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 301 (3.82%) AIX
7 214 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 173 (2.20%) Android
9 166 (2.11%) CentOS
10 155 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
11 150 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
12 149 (1.89%) Apple iOS
13 135 (1.71%) Ubuntu
14 113 (1.43%) Mac OS X
15 99 (1.26%) HPUX
16 85 (1.08%) Debian
16 85 (1.08%) SUSE
17 61 (0.77%) Windows 2000
18 55 (0.70%) Mac OS
19 52 (0.66%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1778 (22.56%) Agile Software Development
2 913 (11.59%) DevOps
3 869 (11.03%) ITIL
4 801 (10.16%) Software Engineering
5 678 (8.60%) Continuous Integration
6 580 (7.36%) Configuration Management
7 559 (7.09%) Scrum
8 538 (6.83%) OO
9 479 (6.08%) Multithreading
10 460 (5.84%) Open Source
11 448 (5.69%) SDLC
12 444 (5.63%) Performance Tuning
13 425 (5.39%) TDD
14 402 (5.10%) Project Management
15 397 (5.04%) High Availability
16 373 (4.73%) SOA
17 365 (4.63%) Information Security
18 358 (4.54%) Disaster Recovery
19 347 (4.40%) Change Management
20 299 (3.79%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2774 (35.20%) SQL
2 2633 (33.41%) Java
3 1751 (22.22%) Python
4 1110 (14.09%) C++
5 1089 (13.82%) Perl
6 1072 (13.60%) Shell Script
7 908 (11.52%) JavaScript
8 751 (9.53%) Bash Shell
9 615 (7.80%) C
10 584 (7.41%) C#
11 498 (6.32%) PL/SQL
12 477 (6.05%) Ruby
13 474 (6.02%) PHP
14 406 (5.15%) PowerShell
15 167 (2.12%) VB
16 163 (2.07%) Scala
17 116 (1.47%) Go
18 89 (1.13%) Groovy
19 82 (1.04%) T-SQL
20 76 (0.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1218 (15.46%) Degree
2 481 (6.10%) Security Cleared
3 277 (3.52%) SC Cleared
4 258 (3.27%) Cisco Certification
5 174 (2.21%) CCNA
6 170 (2.16%) DV Cleared
7 150 (1.90%) CISSP
8 133 (1.69%) CCNP
9 120 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
10 105 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
11 75 (0.95%) CEH
12 68 (0.86%) CISM
13 66 (0.84%) MCSE
14 62 (0.79%) CREST Certified
15 61 (0.77%) Oracle Certification
16 54 (0.69%) ISTQB
17 52 (0.66%) ISEB
18 49 (0.62%) OCP
19 45 (0.57%) AWS Certification
20 42 (0.53%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 478 (6.07%) QA
2 277 (3.52%) SLA
3 133 (1.69%) PCI DSS
4 55 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 30 (0.38%) Data Quality
6 29 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 25 (0.32%) COBIT
8 22 (0.28%) HL7
9 17 (0.22%) SDET
10 16 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
10 16 (0.20%) MiFID
11 13 (0.16%) DICOM
12 10 (0.13%) ISO 9001
13 8 (0.10%) ISO 8583
14 7 (0.089%) ISO 9000
14 7 (0.089%) ISO22301
14 7 (0.089%) PMBOK
14 7 (0.089%) SEPA
15 6 (0.076%) GPG13
16 5 (0.063%) EMIR
System Software
1 578 (7.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 419 (5.32%) Active Directory
3 319 (4.05%) Docker
4 198 (2.51%) vSphere
5 138 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
6 133 (1.69%) Xen
7 131 (1.66%) XenServer
8 130 (1.65%) Hyper-V
9 92 (1.17%) Firmware
10 67 (0.85%) Samba
11 65 (0.82%) NFS
11 65 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
12 64 (0.81%) VMware ESX
13 57 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
14 51 (0.65%) XenApp
15 41 (0.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 32 (0.41%) iptables
17 31 (0.39%) LXC
18 29 (0.37%) HDFS
19 28 (0.36%) KVM
Systems Management
1 801 (10.16%) Puppet
2 561 (7.12%) Opscode Chef
3 401 (5.09%) Ansible
4 288 (3.65%) Nagios
5 203 (2.58%) Tivoli
6 135 (1.71%) Oracle RMAN
7 126 (1.60%) Cobbler
8 111 (1.41%) SCCM
9 106 (1.35%) Data Guard
10 90 (1.14%) SCOM
11 88 (1.12%) NetBackup
12 87 (1.10%) Red Hat Satellite
13 84 (1.07%) Kubernetes
14 82 (1.04%) Control-M
14 82 (1.04%) Terraform
15 78 (0.99%) Graphite
16 72 (0.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 54 (0.69%) ITRS Geneos
18 43 (0.55%) Oracle ZFS
19 41 (0.52%) OpenView
Vendors
1 2232 (28.32%) Oracle
2 891 (11.31%) Microsoft
3 850 (10.79%) VMware
4 735 (9.33%) Red Hat
5 521 (6.61%) Cisco
6 349 (4.43%) IBM
7 342 (4.34%) HP
8 320 (4.06%) Sybase
9 199 (2.53%) Citrix
10 190 (2.41%) Juniper
11 187 (2.37%) CheckPoint
12 184 (2.34%) NetApp
13 182 (2.31%) F5
14 170 (2.16%) SAP
15 163 (2.07%) Splunk
16 156 (1.98%) Sun
17 154 (1.95%) Palo Alto
18 144 (1.83%) Informatica
19 142 (1.80%) Google
20 121 (1.54%) EMC
North London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: 2 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Cloudscope
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £90000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 59 minutes ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 47 minutes ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Berkshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, life cover plus others
Posted: 3 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oakham, Leicestershire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum Up to £45,000 (neg) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 47 minutes ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Forres, Morayshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
South West London
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + excellent company benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension, Health
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + share options
Posted: 3 hours ago