Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 6 months to 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
London > Central London
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 47 45
Rank change year-on-year -51 -2 -20
Permanent jobs citing Unix 467 653 908
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 3.31% 5.25% 5.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.54% 19.77% 21.17%
Number of salaries quoted 419 600 820
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £64,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.53% +3.20% +8.70%
10th Percentile £46,500 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £95,125 £101,250
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -

Unix is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3,211 3,303 4,289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 22.76% 26.55% 26.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2,894 2,971 3,851
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% +8.00%
10th Percentile £29,325 £29,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Central London

Unix
Salary Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unix in Central London.

Salary trend for Unix in Central London

Unix
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Central London over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Unix in Central London

Unix
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Central London region over the 6 months to 21 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -50 374 £70,000 +7.69% 71
West End of London -25 12 £67,750 +11.52% 11
City of Westminster +16 8 £55,000 +10.00%
Kensington and Chelsea -2 4 £52,500 +6.06%
Unix
London

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, IT jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Unix.

1 308 (65.95%) Linux
2 270 (57.82%) Finance
3 179 (38.33%) Python
4 175 (37.47%) Java
5 154 (32.98%) SQL
6 118 (25.27%) Windows
7 107 (22.91%) Banking
8 97 (20.77%) Oracle
9 92 (19.70%) Shell Script
10 91 (19.49%) Degree
11 89 (19.06%) Agile Software Development
12 83 (17.77%) Perl
13 75 (16.06%) Computer Science
14 72 (15.42%) Bash Shell
15 69 (14.78%) C++
16 68 (14.56%) Problem-Solving
17 66 (14.13%) Amazon AWS
18 63 (13.49%) DevOps
19 62 (13.28%) Microsoft
20 55 (11.78%) Computer Science Degree
21 50 (10.71%) Firewall
22 49 (10.49%) Low Latency
23 48 (10.28%) Multithreading
24 47 (10.06%) Project Management
25 46 (9.85%) Red Hat
25 46 (9.85%) JavaScript
25 46 (9.85%) XML
26 45 (9.64%) Active Directory
27 43 (9.21%) ITIL
27 43 (9.21%) FIX Protocol

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 31 (6.64%) Apache Spark
2 27 (5.78%) Apache
3 23 (4.93%) Tomcat
4 10 (2.14%) OpenStack
5 8 (1.71%) JBoss
5 8 (1.71%) SAS
6 7 (1.50%) nginx
7 6 (1.28%) Oracle Workflow
7 6 (1.28%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.07%) CMS
9 4 (0.86%) MQSeries
9 4 (0.86%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.64%) IIS
10 3 (0.64%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.64%) WordPress
11 2 (0.43%) Confluence
11 2 (0.43%) Ethereum
11 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.43%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (1.28%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.43%) Eikon
1 2 (0.43%) Magento
1 2 (0.43%) RMDS
1 2 (0.43%) SAP Hybris
1 2 (0.43%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.21%) Actimize
2 1 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.21%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.21%) Kondor
2 1 (0.21%) MetaTrader
2 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 66 (14.13%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (7.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.14%) IaaS
4 9 (1.93%) SaaS
5 8 (1.71%) PaaS
6 6 (1.28%) GitHub
7 5 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (1.07%) Office 365
8 4 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.64%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.43%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.43%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.43%) NuGet
10 2 (0.43%) Route 53
10 2 (0.43%) Slack
10 2 (0.43%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.21%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 50 (10.71%) Firewall
2 42 (8.99%) TCP/IP
3 27 (5.78%) DNS
4 25 (5.35%) HTTP
5 24 (5.14%) Cisco ASA
6 21 (4.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 21 (4.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 20 (4.28%) SNMP
8 18 (3.85%) Internet
9 15 (3.21%) LAN
9 15 (3.21%) WAN
10 13 (2.78%) SMTP
10 13 (2.78%) SSH
11 12 (2.57%) Intrusion Detection
12 11 (2.36%) SAN
13 9 (1.93%) BGP
13 9 (1.93%) DHCP
14 7 (1.50%) SMS
15 6 (1.28%) Network Security
15 6 (1.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (8.35%) SQL Server
2 35 (7.49%) Relational Database
3 29 (6.21%) MySQL
4 26 (5.57%) Big Data
5 22 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (4.50%) Oracle Database
7 20 (4.28%) NoSQL
7 20 (4.28%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (3.43%) Hadoop
9 13 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
10 12 (2.57%) KDB
11 11 (2.36%) Apache Cassandra
11 11 (2.36%) Apache Hive
12 10 (2.14%) QlikView
13 8 (1.71%) Blockchain
13 8 (1.71%) RDBMS
14 7 (1.50%) MongoDB
14 7 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 6 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
15 6 (1.28%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 37 (7.92%) Git (software)
2 26 (5.57%) Maven
3 22 (4.71%) Jenkins
4 14 (3.00%) Subversion
5 10 (2.14%) JIRA
6 8 (1.71%) Gradle
7 7 (1.50%) Eclipse
8 5 (1.07%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.86%) Emacs
9 4 (0.86%) JMeter
9 4 (0.86%) LoadRunner
9 4 (0.86%) ProC
10 3 (0.64%) GitLab
10 3 (0.64%) Hudson
10 3 (0.64%) PEAR
10 3 (0.64%) Selenium
10 3 (0.64%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.43%) Ant
11 2 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.43%) TeamCity
General
1 270 (57.82%) Finance
2 107 (22.91%) Banking
3 36 (7.71%) Front Office
4 30 (6.42%) Advertising
5 20 (4.28%) Investment Banking
6 19 (4.07%) Financial Institution
7 16 (3.43%) Back Office
8 11 (2.36%) Retail
9 9 (1.93%) Publishing
10 8 (1.71%) Telecoms
11 6 (1.28%) Games
11 6 (1.28%) Retail Banking
12 5 (1.07%) Law
13 3 (0.64%) Legal
13 3 (0.64%) Marketing
14 2 (0.43%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.21%) German Language
15 1 (0.21%) International Banking
15 1 (0.21%) Retail Finance
15 1 (0.21%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 121 (25.91%) Developer
2 69 (14.78%) Analyst
3 45 (9.64%) Java Developer
4 42 (8.99%) Administrator
5 40 (8.57%) Support Analyst
6 38 (8.14%) Applications Support
7 37 (7.92%) Systems Administrator
8 35 (7.49%) C++ Developer
9 30 (6.42%) Network Engineer
10 25 (5.35%) DevOps Engineer
10 25 (5.35%) Linux Administrator
11 24 (5.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 24 (5.14%) Support Engineer
12 22 (4.71%) Applications Support Analyst
13 20 (4.28%) Senior Developer
14 14 (3.00%) Team Leader
14 14 (3.00%) Unix Support
15 13 (2.78%) Architect
15 13 (2.78%) Unix Administrator
15 13 (2.78%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (9.85%) XML
2 43 (9.21%) FIX Protocol
3 41 (8.78%) LDAP
4 38 (8.14%) Web Services
5 36 (7.71%) JSON
6 35 (7.49%) HTML
7 30 (6.42%) Spring
8 25 (5.35%) .NET
8 25 (5.35%) Kafka
9 20 (4.28%) 802.1X
10 18 (3.85%) Regular Expression
11 17 (3.64%) Middleware
12 15 (3.21%) J2EE
13 14 (3.00%) Spring Boot
14 12 (2.57%) CSS
15 10 (2.14%) JMS
15 10 (2.14%) React
15 10 (2.14%) XML Schema
16 9 (1.93%) Hibernate
16 9 (1.93%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 75 (16.06%) Computer Science
2 33 (7.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 30 (6.42%) Derivative
3 30 (6.42%) Fintech
4 28 (6.00%) Greenfield Project
5 25 (5.35%) Equities
6 24 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (4.93%) Fixed Income
8 20 (4.28%) Management Information System
9 17 (3.64%) Linux Command Line
10 16 (3.43%) Algorithms
10 16 (3.43%) Data Centre
11 13 (2.78%) Hedge funds
12 11 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (1.93%) SWIFT
14 8 (1.71%) Credit Risk
14 8 (1.71%) Market Risk
15 7 (1.50%) Data Structures
15 7 (1.50%) iPad
15 7 (1.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 308 (65.95%) Linux
2 118 (25.27%) Windows
3 41 (8.78%) Solaris
4 40 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (6.64%) HPUX
6 30 (6.42%) AIX
7 24 (5.14%) Mac OS X
8 20 (4.28%) Windows Server
9 16 (3.43%) CentOS
10 9 (1.93%) Ubuntu
11 8 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (1.50%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (1.28%) Windows XP
14 5 (1.07%) Android
15 4 (0.86%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.64%) Debian
17 1 (0.21%) MVS
17 1 (0.21%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (19.06%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (14.56%) Problem-Solving
3 63 (13.49%) DevOps
4 49 (10.49%) Low Latency
5 48 (10.28%) Multithreading
6 47 (10.06%) Project Management
7 43 (9.21%) ITIL
8 42 (8.99%) OO
9 41 (8.78%) Open Source
10 37 (7.92%) SDLC
11 36 (7.71%) Test Automation
12 34 (7.28%) Continuous Integration
13 33 (7.07%) Configuration Management
13 33 (7.07%) Continuous Improvement
14 30 (6.42%) Time Management
15 29 (6.21%) Analytics
15 29 (6.21%) TDD
16 26 (5.57%) Mathematics
16 26 (5.57%) Root Cause Analysis
16 26 (5.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 179 (38.33%) Python
2 175 (37.47%) Java
3 154 (32.98%) SQL
4 92 (19.70%) Shell Script
5 83 (17.77%) Perl
6 72 (15.42%) Bash Shell
7 69 (14.78%) C++
8 46 (9.85%) JavaScript
9 38 (8.14%) C#
10 35 (7.49%) Scala
11 32 (6.85%) C
12 31 (6.64%) Ruby
13 25 (5.35%) PowerShell
14 20 (4.28%) Korn
15 19 (4.07%) VB
16 17 (3.64%) Java 8
16 17 (3.64%) PL/SQL
17 10 (2.14%) PHP
18 8 (1.71%) Go
19 6 (1.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 91 (19.49%) Degree
2 55 (11.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (6.21%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (5.35%) CCNP
5 22 (4.71%) CCIE
6 17 (3.64%) CISSP
7 16 (3.43%) CISM
8 10 (2.14%) CISA
9 6 (1.28%) CCNA
9 6 (1.28%) Master's Degree
9 6 (1.28%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.07%) RHCE
10 5 (1.07%) Security Cleared
11 3 (0.64%) CEH
11 3 (0.64%) ISEB
11 3 (0.64%) JNCIS
11 3 (0.64%) MCSE
11 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.57%) QA
2 11 (2.36%) Data Quality
2 11 (2.36%) SLA
3 4 (0.86%) ISO 20022
3 4 (0.86%) SEPA
4 3 (0.64%) MiFID
5 2 (0.43%) GCP
6 1 (0.21%) COBIT
6 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (9.64%) Active Directory
2 26 (5.57%) Docker
3 21 (4.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.28%) LXC
4 6 (1.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (1.07%) HDFS
5 5 (1.07%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.86%) Xen
7 3 (0.64%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.64%) KVM
7 3 (0.64%) NFS
7 3 (0.64%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.43%) Firmware
8 2 (0.43%) iptables
8 2 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.43%) XenApp
8 2 (0.43%) XenServer
9 1 (0.21%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 41 (8.78%) Puppet
2 26 (5.57%) Ansible
3 24 (5.14%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (2.78%) Kubernetes
5 12 (2.57%) Nagios
5 12 (2.57%) Terraform
6 8 (1.71%) Control-M
7 6 (1.28%) ZABBIX
8 5 (1.07%) FortiGate
8 5 (1.07%) ITRS Geneos
9 4 (0.86%) CFEngine
9 4 (0.86%) Prometheus
9 4 (0.86%) Salt
9 4 (0.86%) SCOM
9 4 (0.86%) vRealize
10 3 (0.64%) Data Guard
10 3 (0.64%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (0.64%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (0.64%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 3 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 97 (20.77%) Oracle
2 62 (13.28%) Microsoft
3 46 (9.85%) Red Hat
4 42 (8.99%) Cisco
5 32 (6.85%) VMware
6 26 (5.57%) CheckPoint
7 25 (5.35%) F5
7 25 (5.35%) Palo Alto
8 24 (5.14%) Sybase
9 20 (4.28%) Splunk
10 13 (2.78%) Tableau
11 12 (2.57%) Citrix
11 12 (2.57%) SAP
12 10 (2.14%) Bloomberg
12 10 (2.14%) Sun
13 8 (1.71%) HP
14 7 (1.50%) Google
14 7 (1.50%) Reuters
15 6 (1.28%) MapR
15 6 (1.28%) Veritas