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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 58 47 38
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -9
Permanent jobs citing Unix 5082 5915 7374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.93% 5.28% 6.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.06% 19.69% 22.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3894 4790 5761
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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
26658 30042 32222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.88% 26.82% 26.59%
Number of salaries quoted 22614 25138 26946
Median salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 -9 4733 £50,000 - 546
London -3 2350 £60,000 - 248
South East -17 889 £47,500 +5.55% 98
City of London -11 412 £65,000 +13.04% 77
East of England +16 365 £45,000 - 38
Berkshire +6 314 £50,000 +5.26% 29
Yorkshire +1 283 £40,000 - 42
South West -13 245 £40,000 - 35
West Midlands -2 239 £43,500 +2.35% 25
Surrey -13 214 £45,000 -10.00% 24
Reading +13 201 £50,000 +2.04% 14
Scotland -10 195 £45,000 +0.27% 28
North West +3 187 £42,500 -5.55% 40
West Yorkshire -18 171 £40,000 -6.97% 31
Hampshire -18 169 £43,000 -4.44% 25
East Midlands +1 156 £40,000 +6.66% 10
Glasgow +16 132 £45,125 +0.27% 15
Leeds -25 132 £42,500 -2.29% 22
Hertfordshire +22 130 £45,000 +5.88% 11
Manchester +26 115 £43,000 +14.66% 23
Cambridgeshire -3 105 £42,500 -5.55% 9
Cambridge -2 88 £42,500 -5.55% 7
Wales +10 85 £40,000 - 14
Buckinghamshire +20 82 £47,500 +35.71% 3
South Wales +12 80 £40,000 - 13
Northamptonshire +7 80 £40,000 - 5
Birmingham -24 78 £50,000 -4.76% 6
Watford +16 75 £45,000 -5.26% 7
Bedfordshire +29 72 £50,000 +19.76% 12
Bristol -17 70 £50,000 +21.95% 9

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 6019 (57.73%) Linux
2 3989 (38.26%) SQL
3 3553 (34.07%) Windows
4 3328 (31.92%) Oracle
5 3314 (31.78%) Java
6 3070 (29.44%) Finance
7 2226 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
8 1943 (18.63%) Python
9 1785 (17.12%) Degree
10 1668 (16.00%) C++
11 1411 (13.53%) Microsoft
12 1407 (13.49%) Shell Script
13 1383 (13.26%) Perl
14 1365 (13.09%) ITIL
15 1359 (13.03%) JavaScript
16 1307 (12.53%) SQL Server
17 1236 (11.85%) Software Engineering
18 1164 (11.16%) VMware
19 1099 (10.54%) HTML
20 1028 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
21 1026 (9.84%) Firewall
22 1004 (9.63%) MySQL
23 976 (9.36%) Banking
24 925 (8.87%) Computer Science
25 924 (8.86%) C
26 915 (8.78%) Red Hat
27 900 (8.63%) TCP/IP
28 898 (8.61%) Web Services
29 897 (8.60%) C#
30 889 (8.53%) XML

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
1 796 (7.63%) Apache
2 726 (6.96%) Tomcat
3 597 (5.73%) WebLogic
4 575 (5.51%) JBoss
5 493 (4.73%) WebSphere
6 296 (2.84%) IIS
7 233 (2.23%) Node.js
8 226 (2.17%) OpenStack
9 203 (1.95%) MS Exchange
10 199 (1.91%) WebSphere Application Server
11 120 (1.15%) SharePoint
12 103 (0.99%) SAS
13 97 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
13 97 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
14 96 (0.92%) nginx
15 93 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
16 84 (0.81%) Apache Spark
17 73 (0.70%) Confluence
18 71 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
19 69 (0.66%) CloudStack
Applications
1 630 (6.04%) MS Excel
2 342 (3.28%) MS Office
3 83 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 80 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 43 (0.41%) Photoshop
6 24 (0.23%) MS Project
7 18 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
8 16 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
8 16 (0.15%) Gliffy
8 16 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
9 10 (0.096%) SPSS
10 7 (0.067%) HipChat
11 4 (0.038%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.010%) Blender
12 1 (0.010%) CPLEX
12 1 (0.010%) Shockwave
12 1 (0.010%) Stata
Business Applications
1 164 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
2 156 (1.50%) Oracle Applications
3 107 (1.03%) Oracle EBS R12
4 74 (0.71%) Oracle Financials
5 52 (0.50%) Oracle 11i
6 48 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
7 47 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 42 (0.40%) Oracle Retail
9 40 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
10 35 (0.34%) Temenos T24
11 34 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
12 22 (0.21%) Oracle ASCP
13 21 (0.20%) HFM
13 21 (0.20%) Salerio
14 19 (0.18%) ION MarketView
15 17 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
16 16 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
16 16 (0.15%) Kondor
17 15 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
17 15 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 594 (5.70%) Amazon AWS
2 274 (2.63%) SaaS
3 214 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 141 (1.35%) PaaS
5 133 (1.28%) GitHub
6 108 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
7 104 (1.00%) IaaS
8 93 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
9 74 (0.71%) Office 365
10 48 (0.46%) Amazon S3
11 38 (0.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 36 (0.35%) OpenShift
13 30 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
14 28 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
15 22 (0.21%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 16 (0.15%) Rackspace Cloud
17 12 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 12 (0.12%) Heroku
18 11 (0.11%) Mimecast
19 10 (0.096%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1026 (9.84%) Firewall
2 900 (8.63%) TCP/IP
3 602 (5.77%) DNS
4 592 (5.68%) SAN
5 448 (4.30%) HTTP
6 417 (4.00%) Internet
7 324 (3.11%) Network Security
8 286 (2.74%) LDAP
9 285 (2.73%) WAN
10 273 (2.62%) LAN
11 245 (2.35%) VPN
12 240 (2.30%) SSL
13 213 (2.04%) NAS
14 182 (1.75%) Wireless
15 170 (1.63%) DHCP
16 127 (1.22%) FTP
16 127 (1.22%) VoIP
17 121 (1.16%) MPLS
18 111 (1.06%) SMTP
19 109 (1.05%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1307 (12.53%) SQL Server
2 1004 (9.63%) MySQL
3 878 (8.42%) Oracle Database
4 759 (7.28%) Relational Database
5 411 (3.94%) RDBMS
6 395 (3.79%) NoSQL
7 394 (3.78%) Oracle Database 11g
8 370 (3.55%) Big Data
9 345 (3.31%) MongoDB
10 333 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
11 282 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
12 256 (2.46%) Hadoop
13 230 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
14 227 (2.18%) DB2
15 192 (1.84%) Oracle Database 10g
16 174 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
17 167 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
18 136 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 128 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
20 108 (1.04%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 755 (7.24%) Git (software)
2 648 (6.21%) Jenkins
3 450 (4.32%) Subversion
4 447 (4.29%) JIRA
5 437 (4.19%) Selenium
6 406 (3.89%) Maven
7 297 (2.85%) JUnit
8 259 (2.48%) Cucumber
9 184 (1.76%) Eclipse
10 161 (1.54%) Ant
11 120 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
12 111 (1.06%) TeamCity
13 101 (0.97%) Visual Studio
14 96 (0.92%) HP UFT
15 90 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 90 (0.86%) WebDriver
16 83 (0.80%) Hudson
17 76 (0.73%) Toad
17 76 (0.73%) Vagrant
18 68 (0.65%) JBehave
General
1 3070 (29.44%) Finance
2 976 (9.36%) Banking
3 607 (5.82%) Telecoms
4 470 (4.51%) Front Office
5 394 (3.78%) Retail
6 330 (3.16%) Investment Banking
7 249 (2.39%) Marketing
8 183 (1.76%) Games
9 176 (1.69%) Advertising
10 157 (1.51%) Financial Institution
11 154 (1.48%) Back Office
12 136 (1.30%) Manufacturing
13 109 (1.05%) Law
14 100 (0.96%) Electronics
15 99 (0.95%) Billing
16 91 (0.87%) Legal
17 88 (0.84%) Publishing
18 81 (0.78%) German Language
19 77 (0.74%) French Language
20 51 (0.49%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2615 (25.08%) Developer
2 1580 (15.15%) Analyst
3 805 (7.72%) Administrator
4 789 (7.57%) Java Developer
5 717 (6.88%) Support Analyst
6 672 (6.44%) Applications Support
7 644 (6.18%) C++ Developer
8 530 (5.08%) Architect
9 516 (4.95%) Support Engineer
10 496 (4.76%) Senior Developer
10 496 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
11 494 (4.74%) Linux Engineer
12 459 (4.40%) Software Engineer
13 433 (4.15%) DevOps Engineer
14 400 (3.84%) Consultant
15 388 (3.72%) Applications Support Analyst
16 355 (3.40%) DBA
17 341 (3.27%) Linux Administrator
18 307 (2.94%) Unix Engineer
19 304 (2.92%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1099 (10.54%) HTML
2 898 (8.61%) Web Services
3 889 (8.53%) XML
4 806 (7.73%) .NET
5 718 (6.89%) CSS
6 628 (6.02%) Spring
7 627 (6.01%) J2EE
8 476 (4.57%) Middleware
9 398 (3.82%) REST
10 382 (3.66%) SOAP
11 378 (3.63%) Hibernate
12 366 (3.51%) HTML5
12 366 (3.51%) jQuery
13 317 (3.04%) AngularJS
14 308 (2.95%) LAMP
15 299 (2.87%) FIX Protocol
16 290 (2.78%) STL
17 254 (2.44%) JSON
18 231 (2.22%) JMS
19 213 (2.04%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1028 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
2 925 (8.87%) Computer Science
3 593 (5.69%) Data Centre
4 403 (3.86%) Management Information System
5 382 (3.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 336 (3.22%) Derivative
7 331 (3.17%) Equities
8 288 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
9 285 (2.73%) Hedge funds
10 263 (2.52%) Clustering
11 255 (2.45%) Mathematics
12 251 (2.41%) Fixed Income
13 242 (2.32%) Algorithms
14 212 (2.03%) Client/Server
15 172 (1.65%) Data Structures
16 158 (1.52%) Mainframe
17 154 (1.48%) Replication
18 151 (1.45%) Fintech
19 147 (1.41%) Visualisation
20 141 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6019 (57.73%) Linux
2 3553 (34.07%) Windows
3 868 (8.32%) Solaris
4 777 (7.45%) Windows Server
5 682 (6.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 462 (4.43%) AIX
7 367 (3.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 266 (2.55%) CentOS
9 265 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 203 (1.95%) Android
11 201 (1.93%) Windows Server 2003
12 180 (1.73%) Apple iOS
13 149 (1.43%) HPUX
14 144 (1.38%) Mac OS X
15 123 (1.18%) Debian
16 117 (1.12%) SUSE
17 112 (1.07%) Ubuntu
18 94 (0.90%) Oracle Linux
19 86 (0.82%) Windows 7
20 75 (0.72%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2226 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
2 1365 (13.09%) ITIL
3 1236 (11.85%) Software Engineering
4 759 (7.28%) DevOps
5 752 (7.21%) TDD
6 737 (7.07%) SDLC
7 718 (6.89%) OO
8 712 (6.83%) Scrum
9 692 (6.64%) Open Source
10 613 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
11 609 (5.84%) Multithreading
12 588 (5.64%) Configuration Management
13 557 (5.34%) Performance Tuning
14 543 (5.21%) High Availability
15 515 (4.94%) SOA
16 482 (4.62%) Project Management
17 446 (4.28%) Analytics
18 445 (4.27%) Information Security
19 413 (3.96%) Business Intelligence
20 405 (3.88%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3989 (38.26%) SQL
2 3314 (31.78%) Java
3 1943 (18.63%) Python
4 1668 (16.00%) C++
5 1407 (13.49%) Shell Script
6 1383 (13.26%) Perl
7 1359 (13.03%) JavaScript
8 924 (8.86%) C
9 897 (8.60%) C#
10 800 (7.67%) Bash Shell
11 769 (7.38%) PL/SQL
12 703 (6.74%) Ruby
13 606 (5.81%) PHP
14 370 (3.55%) PowerShell
15 279 (2.68%) VB
16 154 (1.48%) Korn
17 147 (1.41%) Scala
18 130 (1.25%) Groovy
19 129 (1.24%) T-SQL
20 90 (0.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1785 (17.12%) Degree
2 560 (5.37%) Security Cleared
3 349 (3.35%) SC Cleared
4 329 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
5 213 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 211 (2.02%) CCNA
7 210 (2.01%) CISSP
8 187 (1.79%) CCNP
9 161 (1.54%) MCSE
10 137 (1.31%) ISEB
11 133 (1.28%) DV Cleared
12 111 (1.06%) ISTQB
13 101 (0.97%) CEH
14 97 (0.93%) CISM
15 81 (0.78%) CCIE
15 81 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
16 78 (0.75%) PhD
17 70 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 69 (0.66%) CREST Certified
19 67 (0.64%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 753 (7.22%) QA
2 475 (4.56%) SLA
3 161 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 120 (1.15%) PCI DSS
5 64 (0.61%) COBIT
6 52 (0.50%) Data Quality
7 26 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 23 (0.22%) SDET
9 22 (0.21%) HL7
10 17 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 14 (0.13%) ISO20022
12 13 (0.12%) ISO27002
13 11 (0.11%) ISO 9000
13 11 (0.11%) MiFID
13 11 (0.11%) SAS 70
14 9 (0.086%) HIPAA
14 9 (0.086%) ISO 9001
14 9 (0.086%) ISO15022
14 9 (0.086%) Solvency II
15 8 (0.077%) DICOM
System Software
1 809 (7.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 581 (5.57%) Active Directory
3 249 (2.39%) Oracle RAC
4 236 (2.26%) vSphere
5 235 (2.25%) Docker
6 173 (1.66%) Xen
7 134 (1.29%) Hyper-V
8 112 (1.07%) NFS
9 93 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
10 92 (0.88%) XenServer
11 72 (0.69%) VMware ESX
12 69 (0.66%) KVM
13 66 (0.63%) XenApp
14 63 (0.60%) iptables
15 62 (0.59%) Firmware
16 56 (0.54%) Squid
17 53 (0.51%) Snort
18 48 (0.46%) HDFS
18 48 (0.46%) Postfix
19 47 (0.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 829 (7.95%) Puppet
2 491 (4.71%) Opscode Chef
3 307 (2.94%) Nagios
4 267 (2.56%) Ansible
5 212 (2.03%) Tivoli
6 199 (1.91%) Oracle RMAN
7 151 (1.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 130 (1.25%) Data Guard
9 126 (1.21%) NetBackup
10 121 (1.16%) Cobbler
11 112 (1.07%) SCOM
12 105 (1.01%) Control-M
13 99 (0.95%) SCCM
14 90 (0.86%) Salt
15 82 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 74 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
17 67 (0.64%) Nessus
18 65 (0.62%) Oracle ZFS
19 61 (0.59%) ITRS Geneos
20 58 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3328 (31.92%) Oracle
2 1411 (13.53%) Microsoft
3 1164 (11.16%) VMware
4 915 (8.78%) Red Hat
5 726 (6.96%) Cisco
6 554 (5.31%) IBM
7 524 (5.03%) HP
8 425 (4.08%) Citrix
9 373 (3.58%) Sybase
10 277 (2.66%) NetApp
11 252 (2.42%) Sun
12 217 (2.08%) SAP
13 211 (2.02%) EMC
14 208 (1.99%) Juniper
15 201 (1.93%) F5
16 175 (1.68%) CheckPoint
17 171 (1.64%) Veritas
18 156 (1.50%) Splunk
19 130 (1.25%) Google
20 111 (1.06%) Bloomberg
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