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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
UK
Rank 67 49 44
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -5
Permanent jobs citing Unix 3433 5260 5816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.09% 5.14% 5.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.21% 19.73% 20.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2629 4168 4600
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,498 £34,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%

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
19943 26662 28761
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 23.75% 26.04% 27.31%
Number of salaries quoted 16823 22475 24128
Median salary £41,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.20% +3.75%
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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -16 3239 £50,000 -0.99% 447
London -14 1511 £60,000 -4.00% 197
South East -5 693 £50,000 +6.38% 83
City of London +5 307 £65,000 - 66
Berkshire +11 253 £45,000 -10.00% 22
East of England -14 241 £42,500 -5.55% 34
Yorkshire -21 186 £43,000 +6.17% 20
South West -35 182 £42,500 - 32
North West -17 174 £44,000 -2.22% 32
West Midlands -12 160 £40,500 -5.42% 24
Reading +10 137 £50,000 -0.99% 5
West Yorkshire -9 130 £50,000 +17.64% 9
Hampshire -18 127 £47,500 - 16
Surrey -10 122 £52,500 +10.52% 23
Hertfordshire +3 118 £50,000 +11.11% 11
Leeds +6 102 £50,000 +25.00% 8
Scotland -31 98 £42,500 -0.58% 11
Manchester -24 93 £45,000 -5.26% 22
East Midlands -34 81 £37,500 -6.25% 15
Cambridgeshire -10 71 £40,000 - 17
Birmingham 0 60 £45,000 - 12
Glasgow -16 60 £43,250 +1.76% 7
West Sussex +21 59 £55,000 +12.24% 6
Cambridge 0 59 £40,000 -11.11% 12
Wiltshire +36 51 £35,000 +4.47% 7
Gloucestershire -18 51 £50,000 +17.64% 8
Watford -11 49 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Kent +23 46 £39,000 +11.42%
Bristol -48 44 £38,500 -14.44% 9
Cheshire +18 43 £44,500 +18.66% 3

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 4963 (65.62%) Linux
2 2679 (35.42%) SQL
3 2532 (33.48%) Windows
4 2530 (33.45%) Java
5 2209 (29.21%) Finance
6 2122 (28.06%) Oracle
7 1705 (22.54%) Python
8 1698 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
9 1150 (15.21%) Degree
10 1038 (13.72%) C++
11 1036 (13.70%) Shell Script
12 1029 (13.61%) Perl
13 985 (13.02%) Banking
14 949 (12.55%) DevOps
15 864 (11.42%) JavaScript
16 839 (11.09%) Puppet
17 833 (11.01%) VMware
18 832 (11.00%) Microsoft
19 807 (10.67%) SQL Server
19 807 (10.67%) ITIL
20 796 (10.52%) Software Engineering
21 759 (10.04%) Bash Shell
22 743 (9.82%) HTML
23 719 (9.51%) Red Hat
24 713 (9.43%) MySQL
24 713 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
25 691 (9.14%) Git (software)
26 687 (9.08%) XML
27 683 (9.03%) Firewall
28 678 (8.96%) 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
1 566 (7.48%) Apache
2 495 (6.55%) WebLogic
3 476 (6.29%) JBoss
3 476 (6.29%) Tomcat
4 429 (5.67%) WebSphere
5 224 (2.96%) IIS
6 201 (2.66%) OpenStack
7 174 (2.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 140 (1.85%) MS Exchange
9 133 (1.76%) Apache Spark
10 124 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
11 115 (1.52%) CloudStack
12 96 (1.27%) SharePoint
13 84 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
14 69 (0.91%) nginx
15 59 (0.78%) Confluence
16 57 (0.75%) CMS
16 57 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
17 52 (0.69%) Oracle Service Bus
18 51 (0.67%) Alfresco
Applications
1 384 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 152 (2.01%) MS Office
3 65 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 47 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 26 (0.34%) MS Project
6 11 (0.15%) SPSS
7 8 (0.11%) FrameMaker
7 8 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.079%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.053%) GNU Octave
10 2 (0.026%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.026%) EngageOne
10 2 (0.026%) Maya
10 2 (0.026%) NUKE
11 1 (0.013%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.013%) Autodesk Smoke
11 1 (0.013%) Avid Media Composer
11 1 (0.013%) Blender
11 1 (0.013%) GIMP
11 1 (0.013%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 111 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
2 76 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 60 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
4 33 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 23 (0.30%) Oracle 11i
6 22 (0.29%) Magento
7 21 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
8 15 (0.20%) assyst
8 15 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
8 15 (0.20%) Temenos T24
9 10 (0.13%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
10 9 (0.12%) Teamcenter
11 8 (0.11%) Northgate Housing
11 8 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
11 8 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
12 7 (0.093%) Adobe Campaign
12 7 (0.093%) ION MarketView
12 7 (0.093%) Oracle Cash Management
12 7 (0.093%) Oracle Receivables
12 7 (0.093%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 635 (8.40%) Amazon AWS
2 266 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 198 (2.62%) SaaS
4 120 (1.59%) GitHub
4 120 (1.59%) IaaS
5 110 (1.45%) PaaS
6 100 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
7 76 (1.00%) Office 365
8 58 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
8 58 (0.77%) CloudBees
9 35 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
10 33 (0.44%) Amazon S3
11 25 (0.33%) G Suite
12 24 (0.32%) Slack
13 20 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
14 13 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 11 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
15 11 (0.15%) OpenShift
16 9 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 8 (0.11%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 683 (9.03%) Firewall
2 657 (8.69%) TCP/IP
3 370 (4.89%) DNS
4 361 (4.77%) SAN
5 329 (4.35%) Internet
6 273 (3.61%) HTTP
7 267 (3.53%) SSL
8 249 (3.29%) LAN
9 247 (3.27%) WAN
10 222 (2.94%) Network Security
11 201 (2.66%) VPN
12 185 (2.45%) DHCP
13 172 (2.27%) LDAP
14 133 (1.76%) Intrusion Detection
15 129 (1.71%) BGP
16 121 (1.60%) NAS
17 107 (1.41%) OSPF
18 104 (1.38%) MPLS
19 103 (1.36%) FTP
20 94 (1.24%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 807 (10.67%) SQL Server
2 713 (9.43%) MySQL
3 580 (7.67%) Relational Database
4 565 (7.47%) Oracle Database
5 340 (4.50%) RDBMS
6 294 (3.89%) MongoDB
7 283 (3.74%) NoSQL
8 229 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
9 219 (2.90%) Hadoop
10 217 (2.87%) Big Data
11 203 (2.68%) DB2
12 174 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
13 159 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
14 140 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
15 125 (1.65%) Oracle Database 12c
16 120 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
17 104 (1.38%) Oracle Database 10g
18 83 (1.10%) KDB
19 82 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
20 74 (0.98%) Redis
Development Applications
1 691 (9.14%) Git (software)
2 678 (8.96%) Jenkins
3 364 (4.81%) Subversion
4 346 (4.57%) Selenium
5 310 (4.10%) Maven
6 295 (3.90%) JIRA
7 260 (3.44%) JUnit
8 192 (2.54%) Cucumber
9 159 (2.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 143 (1.89%) Ant
11 134 (1.77%) HP UFT
12 131 (1.73%) Vagrant
13 109 (1.44%) TeamCity
14 104 (1.38%) Oracle Forms
15 93 (1.23%) Eclipse
16 92 (1.22%) Gradle
17 91 (1.20%) Hudson
18 90 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
19 76 (1.00%) Octopus Deploy
19 76 (1.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2209 (29.21%) Finance
2 985 (13.02%) Banking
3 397 (5.25%) Telecoms
4 364 (4.81%) Investment Banking
5 311 (4.11%) Front Office
6 282 (3.73%) Retail
7 148 (1.96%) Back Office
8 139 (1.84%) Financial Institution
9 133 (1.76%) Games
10 132 (1.75%) Marketing
11 114 (1.51%) Manufacturing
12 73 (0.97%) Advertising
13 71 (0.94%) Legal
14 68 (0.90%) French Language
15 67 (0.89%) Electronics
16 49 (0.65%) German Language
17 47 (0.62%) Publishing
18 43 (0.57%) Law
19 42 (0.56%) Retail Banking
20 28 (0.37%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1730 (22.87%) Developer
2 906 (11.98%) Analyst
3 643 (8.50%) Java Developer
4 498 (6.58%) Administrator
5 480 (6.35%) Linux Engineer
6 471 (6.23%) Applications Support
7 467 (6.17%) DevOps Engineer
8 447 (5.91%) Consultant
9 398 (5.26%) Support Analyst
10 364 (4.81%) Software Engineer
11 352 (4.65%) C++ Developer
12 333 (4.40%) Support Engineer
13 322 (4.26%) Unix Engineer
14 308 (4.07%) Senior Developer
15 291 (3.85%) Architect
16 282 (3.73%) Systems Administrator
17 255 (3.37%) Linux Administrator
18 245 (3.24%) Systems Engineer
19 233 (3.08%) DBA
20 209 (2.76%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 743 (9.82%) HTML
2 687 (9.08%) XML
3 610 (8.07%) Web Services
4 529 (6.99%) Spring
5 486 (6.43%) .NET
6 456 (6.03%) CSS
7 415 (5.49%) J2EE
8 381 (5.04%) Middleware
9 340 (4.50%) SOAP
10 286 (3.78%) REST
11 229 (3.03%) Hibernate
12 226 (2.99%) HTML5
12 226 (2.99%) RESTful
13 219 (2.90%) JMS
14 213 (2.82%) JSON
15 210 (2.78%) FIX Protocol
16 192 (2.54%) Java EE
17 159 (2.10%) AngularJS
18 149 (1.97%) JSP
19 147 (1.94%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 670 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
2 656 (8.67%) Computer Science
3 433 (5.73%) Data Centre
4 305 (4.03%) Equities
5 301 (3.98%) Management Information System
6 251 (3.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 237 (3.13%) Derivative
8 232 (3.07%) Algorithms
9 210 (2.78%) Fixed Income
10 197 (2.60%) Fintech
11 192 (2.54%) Clustering
12 156 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
13 132 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
14 130 (1.72%) Data Structures
15 115 (1.52%) Hedge funds
16 93 (1.23%) Client/Server
17 91 (1.20%) Replication
18 80 (1.06%) Mainframe
19 79 (1.04%) Security Operations Centre
20 63 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4963 (65.62%) Linux
2 2532 (33.48%) Windows
3 667 (8.82%) Solaris
4 570 (7.54%) Windows Server
5 552 (7.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 306 (4.05%) AIX
7 205 (2.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 169 (2.23%) CentOS
9 167 (2.21%) Android
10 166 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
11 151 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 148 (1.96%) Ubuntu
13 134 (1.77%) Apple iOS
14 115 (1.52%) HPUX
15 105 (1.39%) Mac OS X
16 85 (1.12%) Debian
16 85 (1.12%) SUSE
17 67 (0.89%) CoreOS
18 62 (0.82%) Mac OS
19 60 (0.79%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1698 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
2 949 (12.55%) DevOps
3 807 (10.67%) ITIL
4 796 (10.52%) Software Engineering
5 713 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
6 596 (7.88%) Configuration Management
7 558 (7.38%) Scrum
8 532 (7.03%) OO
9 461 (6.10%) Open Source
10 439 (5.80%) Multithreading
11 436 (5.76%) SDLC
12 416 (5.50%) Performance Tuning
13 403 (5.33%) TDD
14 383 (5.06%) Information Security
15 377 (4.98%) High Availability
15 377 (4.98%) Project Management
16 376 (4.97%) Disaster Recovery
17 343 (4.54%) SOA
18 321 (4.24%) Change Management
19 317 (4.19%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2679 (35.42%) SQL
2 2530 (33.45%) Java
3 1705 (22.54%) Python
4 1038 (13.72%) C++
5 1036 (13.70%) Shell Script
6 1029 (13.61%) Perl
7 864 (11.42%) JavaScript
8 759 (10.04%) Bash Shell
9 560 (7.40%) C#
10 541 (7.15%) C
11 497 (6.57%) Ruby
12 459 (6.07%) PHP
13 452 (5.98%) PL/SQL
14 393 (5.20%) PowerShell
15 165 (2.18%) Scala
16 157 (2.08%) VB
17 107 (1.41%) Go
18 103 (1.36%) Groovy
19 82 (1.08%) T-SQL
20 60 (0.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1150 (15.21%) Degree
2 448 (5.92%) Security Cleared
3 250 (3.31%) SC Cleared
4 234 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
5 155 (2.05%) DV Cleared
6 154 (2.04%) CISSP
7 151 (2.00%) CCNA
8 127 (1.68%) CCNP
9 102 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
10 98 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
11 82 (1.08%) CISM
12 77 (1.02%) CEH
13 71 (0.94%) SANS
14 64 (0.85%) MCSE
15 62 (0.82%) GCIA
15 62 (0.82%) ISTQB
16 61 (0.81%) GCIH
17 60 (0.79%) GIAC
18 57 (0.75%) ISEB
19 54 (0.71%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 445 (5.88%) QA
2 262 (3.46%) SLA
3 125 (1.65%) PCI DSS
4 53 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 45 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 36 (0.48%) Data Quality
7 20 (0.26%) MiFID
8 19 (0.25%) COBIT
9 18 (0.24%) SDET
10 13 (0.17%) HL7
11 11 (0.15%) ISO 9000
12 10 (0.13%) ISO 9001
13 9 (0.12%) DICOM
13 9 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
13 9 (0.12%) ISO27002
14 7 (0.093%) PMBOK
15 6 (0.079%) GCP
15 6 (0.079%) GPG13
16 5 (0.066%) EMIR
16 5 (0.066%) SEPA
System Software
1 574 (7.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 420 (5.55%) Active Directory
3 348 (4.60%) Docker
4 202 (2.67%) vSphere
5 145 (1.92%) Hyper-V
6 138 (1.82%) XenServer
7 134 (1.77%) Xen
8 118 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
9 85 (1.12%) Firmware
10 77 (1.02%) NFS
11 75 (0.99%) Samba
12 64 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
12 64 (0.85%) VMware ESX
13 57 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
14 56 (0.74%) XenApp
15 46 (0.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 38 (0.50%) HDFS
17 33 (0.44%) iptables
18 30 (0.40%) LXC
19 25 (0.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 839 (11.09%) Puppet
2 570 (7.54%) Opscode Chef
3 445 (5.88%) Ansible
4 321 (4.24%) Nagios
5 199 (2.63%) Tivoli
6 134 (1.77%) Oracle RMAN
7 125 (1.65%) Cobbler
8 103 (1.36%) Data Guard
9 99 (1.31%) Kubernetes
10 97 (1.28%) SCCM
11 96 (1.27%) Red Hat Satellite
12 90 (1.19%) NetBackup
13 89 (1.18%) SCOM
14 88 (1.16%) Graphite
15 71 (0.94%) Terraform
16 67 (0.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 55 (0.73%) Host Intrusion Detection System
18 54 (0.71%) Control-M
19 49 (0.65%) ITRS Geneos
20 46 (0.61%) Salt
Vendors
1 2122 (28.06%) Oracle
2 833 (11.01%) VMware
3 832 (11.00%) Microsoft
4 719 (9.51%) Red Hat
5 491 (6.49%) Cisco
6 340 (4.50%) IBM
7 328 (4.34%) HP
8 248 (3.28%) Sybase
9 205 (2.71%) NetApp
10 197 (2.60%) Citrix
11 196 (2.59%) CheckPoint
12 186 (2.46%) Juniper
13 180 (2.38%) Splunk
14 178 (2.35%) Sun
15 170 (2.25%) F5
15 170 (2.25%) SAP
16 157 (2.08%) Palo Alto
17 154 (2.04%) Google
18 131 (1.73%) EMC
19 108 (1.43%) Veritas
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