Period
to 24 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 24 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 38 24
Rank change year-on-year -23 -14 -2
Permanent jobs citing Unix 470 625 1,025
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.46% 5.87% 7.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.09% 23.85% 28.66%
Number of salaries quoted 404 550 848
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,640 £39,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £110,000 £101,250
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% +4.35%

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 the City of London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2,340 2,621 3,577
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.22% 24.60% 25.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2,130 2,379 3,149
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +9.52% +2.94%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,600
90th Percentile £86,250 £92,500 £86,250
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix in the City of London

Unix
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Unix in the City of London

Unix
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Unix in the City of London

Unix
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the City of London region over the 6 months to 24 January 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
London Bridge +9 7 - - 1
Unix
Central London

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 City of London region with a requirement for Unix.

1 304 (64.68%) Linux
2 236 (50.21%) Finance
3 189 (40.21%) SQL
4 120 (25.53%) Java
5 113 (24.04%) Windows
6 104 (22.13%) FIX Protocol
7 103 (21.91%) Banking
8 101 (21.49%) Oracle
9 97 (20.64%) Python
10 96 (20.43%) Shell Script
11 82 (17.45%) SQL Server
12 77 (16.38%) Perl
13 74 (15.74%) Sybase
13 74 (15.74%) Microsoft
13 74 (15.74%) Front Office
14 64 (13.62%) Degree
15 59 (12.55%) Agile Software Development
16 53 (11.28%) Equities
17 50 (10.64%) Electronic Trading
18 49 (10.43%) Solaris
19 47 (10.00%) C++
20 46 (9.79%) Low Latency
20 46 (9.79%) DevOps
21 45 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
22 43 (9.15%) Relational Database
23 42 (8.94%) XML
24 41 (8.72%) Amazon AWS
25 40 (8.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
26 39 (8.30%) Firewall
27 38 (8.09%) RDBMS

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 14 (2.98%) SharePoint
1 14 (2.98%) Tomcat
2 13 (2.77%) WebLogic
3 12 (2.55%) Apache
4 10 (2.13%) JBoss
5 8 (1.70%) Confluence
5 8 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (1.49%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.28%) Apache Solr
7 6 (1.28%) CMS
7 6 (1.28%) GlassFish
7 6 (1.28%) IBM Notes
7 6 (1.28%) WildFly
8 4 (0.85%) ColdFusion
8 4 (0.85%) MQSeries
8 4 (0.85%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.64%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.64%) DataSynapse
9 3 (0.64%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 28 (5.96%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (2.34%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.21%) HipChat
4 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (2.77%) Temenos T24
2 12 (2.55%) Temenos Globus
3 7 (1.49%) RMDS
4 3 (0.64%) Actimize
4 3 (0.64%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.43%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.21%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.21%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.21%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 41 (8.72%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.70%) GitHub
4 6 (1.28%) Amazon S3
4 6 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (1.28%) PaaS
5 5 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.06%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 5 (1.06%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (1.06%) IaaS
5 5 (1.06%) SaaS
5 5 (1.06%) Serverless
6 4 (0.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (0.85%) Amazon Kinesis
6 4 (0.85%) Office 365
7 3 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.43%) Route 53
8 2 (0.43%) Yammer
9 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 39 (8.30%) Firewall
2 32 (6.81%) TCP/IP
3 24 (5.11%) FIX Connectivity
4 12 (2.55%) Intrusion Detection
4 12 (2.55%) LAN
5 10 (2.13%) Multicast
5 10 (2.13%) WAN
6 9 (1.91%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (1.91%) HTTP
7 8 (1.70%) Internet
7 8 (1.70%) SNMP
8 7 (1.49%) FTP
8 7 (1.49%) Network Security
8 7 (1.49%) SAN
9 6 (1.28%) DNS
9 6 (1.28%) IPsec
9 6 (1.28%) SSH
9 6 (1.28%) VPN
10 5 (1.06%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (0.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (17.45%) SQL Server
2 43 (9.15%) Relational Database
3 38 (8.09%) MySQL
3 38 (8.09%) RDBMS
4 22 (4.68%) BusinessObjects
5 21 (4.47%) Oracle Database
5 21 (4.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (4.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (3.83%) Crystal Reports
7 14 (2.98%) Big Data
8 7 (1.49%) MongoDB
9 6 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (1.06%) Redis
10 5 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (0.85%) Amazon Redshift
11 4 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.64%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 25 (5.32%) Jenkins
2 23 (4.89%) JIRA
3 21 (4.47%) ClearCase
4 18 (3.83%) Git (software)
5 15 (3.19%) Maven
6 12 (2.55%) Subversion
7 11 (2.34%) JUnit
8 9 (1.91%) Sonatype Nexus
9 7 (1.49%) Mockito
10 6 (1.28%) Emacs
11 5 (1.06%) Clang
11 5 (1.06%) CMake
11 5 (1.06%) Metasploit
11 5 (1.06%) Selenium
11 5 (1.06%) TeamCity
11 5 (1.06%) Visual Studio
12 4 (0.85%) Jasmine
12 4 (0.85%) jMock
13 3 (0.64%) Burp Suite
13 3 (0.64%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 236 (50.21%) Finance
2 103 (21.91%) Banking
3 74 (15.74%) Front Office
4 30 (6.38%) Back Office
5 23 (4.89%) Investment Banking
6 16 (3.40%) Financial Institution
7 15 (3.19%) Retail
8 9 (1.91%) French Language
9 8 (1.70%) Advertising
9 8 (1.70%) Publishing
10 7 (1.49%) Games
10 7 (1.49%) Private Banking
11 5 (1.06%) German Language
11 5 (1.06%) Spanish Language
12 4 (0.85%) Law
12 4 (0.85%) Legal
13 3 (0.64%) Billing
14 2 (0.43%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.43%) Retail Finance
15 1 (0.21%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 117 (24.89%) Developer
2 93 (19.79%) Analyst
3 85 (18.09%) Applications Support
4 56 (11.91%) Support Analyst
5 49 (10.43%) Java Developer
6 42 (8.94%) Senior Developer
7 35 (7.45%) Applications Support Analyst
8 31 (6.60%) C++ Developer
9 25 (5.32%) Consultant
9 25 (5.32%) SQL Analyst
10 22 (4.68%) DevOps Engineer
11 21 (4.47%) Senior Java Developer
12 18 (3.83%) Core Java Developer
13 17 (3.62%) Junior
13 17 (3.62%) Murex Support
14 14 (2.98%) Architect
14 14 (2.98%) Principal Consultant
14 14 (2.98%) Senior Analyst
15 13 (2.77%) Senior SQL Developer
15 13 (2.77%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (22.13%) FIX Protocol
2 42 (8.94%) XML
3 30 (6.38%) Spring
4 23 (4.89%) .NET
5 22 (4.68%) J2EE
6 16 (3.40%) HTML
6 16 (3.40%) STL
7 15 (3.19%) REST
7 15 (3.19%) Spring Boot
8 13 (2.77%) Hibernate
9 12 (2.55%) SOAP
10 11 (2.34%) Node.js
11 10 (2.13%) Kafka
11 10 (2.13%) Web Services
12 9 (1.91%) Middleware
13 8 (1.70%) CSS
13 8 (1.70%) Java EE
13 8 (1.70%) JSON
13 8 (1.70%) JSP
14 7 (1.49%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 53 (11.28%) Equities
2 40 (8.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 35 (7.45%) Data Centre
4 32 (6.81%) Derivative
4 32 (6.81%) Fixed Income
5 26 (5.53%) Computer Science
6 21 (4.47%) Linux Command Line
7 20 (4.26%) Algorithms
7 20 (4.26%) Fintech
8 18 (3.83%) Management Information System
9 16 (3.40%) Mainframe
10 15 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (2.98%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (2.13%) Hedge funds
13 9 (1.91%) Client/Server
14 8 (1.70%) BBC
14 8 (1.70%) Data Structures
14 8 (1.70%) STB
15 7 (1.49%) iPad
15 7 (1.49%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 304 (64.68%) Linux
2 113 (24.04%) Windows
3 49 (10.43%) Solaris
4 38 (8.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (3.19%) Windows Server
6 9 (1.91%) CentOS
7 8 (1.70%) AIX
8 6 (1.28%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (1.28%) OS/390
9 4 (0.85%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.85%) VMS
10 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.21%) Android
11 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (12.55%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (10.64%) Electronic Trading
3 46 (9.79%) DevOps
3 46 (9.79%) Low Latency
4 45 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (7.23%) ITIL
6 31 (6.60%) Migration
7 30 (6.38%) Asset Management
8 27 (5.74%) Mathematics
9 26 (5.53%) Investment Management
10 25 (5.32%) Root Cause Analysis
11 24 (5.11%) Multithreading
11 24 (5.11%) Open Source
12 22 (4.68%) Client Onboarding
12 22 (4.68%) Mentoring
13 21 (4.47%) Task Automation
13 21 (4.47%) TDD
14 19 (4.04%) Microservices
15 18 (3.83%) Microsoft Office Automation
15 18 (3.83%) Office Automation
Programming Languages
1 189 (40.21%) SQL
2 120 (25.53%) Java
3 97 (20.64%) Python
4 96 (20.43%) Shell Script
5 77 (16.38%) Perl
6 47 (10.00%) C++
7 36 (7.66%) Bash Shell
8 33 (7.02%) JavaScript
9 31 (6.60%) C#
10 22 (4.68%) Ruby
11 18 (3.83%) T-SQL
11 18 (3.83%) VB
12 17 (3.62%) C
13 15 (3.19%) PHP
14 11 (2.34%) PowerShell
15 10 (2.13%) Go
16 8 (1.70%) Korn
17 5 (1.06%) R
17 5 (1.06%) Scala
17 5 (1.06%) VBA
Qualifications
1 64 (13.62%) Degree
2 13 (2.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (2.34%) CISSP
5 9 (1.91%) CCNA
6 7 (1.49%) CCNP
6 7 (1.49%) CISM
6 7 (1.49%) Numerate Degree
7 6 (1.28%) SANS
8 5 (1.06%) PhD
9 4 (0.85%) CCIE
9 4 (0.85%) CCIE Security
9 4 (0.85%) CCSA
9 4 (0.85%) CREST Certified
9 4 (0.85%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.85%) JNCIA
9 4 (0.85%) OSCE
9 4 (0.85%) OSCP
10 3 (0.64%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.53%) QA
2 7 (1.49%) SEPA
2 7 (1.49%) SLA
3 6 (1.28%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.43%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.43%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.21%) COBIT
5 1 (0.21%) GCP
5 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.21%) MiFID
5 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (5.11%) Docker
2 22 (4.68%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.28%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (0.85%) vSphere
6 3 (0.64%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.64%) KVM
7 2 (0.43%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.43%) Cronacle
7 2 (0.43%) NFS
7 2 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.21%) Ceph
8 1 (0.21%) iptables
8 1 (0.21%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.21%) Samba
8 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.21%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.21%) Xen
8 1 (0.21%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (5.11%) Ansible
1 24 (5.11%) Puppet
2 20 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (2.34%) BMC PATROL
3 11 (2.34%) Nagios
3 11 (2.34%) Nessus
4 10 (2.13%) ITRS Geneos
5 9 (1.91%) Salt
6 7 (1.49%) Tivoli
7 6 (1.28%) SCCM
7 6 (1.28%) Terraform
7 6 (1.28%) Tivoli NetView
8 4 (0.85%) Control-M
8 4 (0.85%) Kubernetes
9 3 (0.64%) BladeLogic
9 3 (0.64%) CSIRT
9 3 (0.64%) Grafana
9 3 (0.64%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (0.64%) Nmap
9 3 (0.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 101 (21.49%) Oracle
2 74 (15.74%) Microsoft
2 74 (15.74%) Sybase
3 33 (7.02%) VMware
4 24 (5.11%) Red Hat
5 23 (4.89%) Murex
6 16 (3.40%) Cisco
7 13 (2.77%) Reuters
7 13 (2.77%) Temenos
8 12 (2.55%) jBASE
9 11 (2.34%) Bloomberg
9 11 (2.34%) Splunk
10 10 (2.13%) Citrix
11 9 (1.91%) IBM
11 9 (1.91%) Palo Alto
12 8 (1.70%) Arqiva
12 8 (1.70%) BT
13 7 (1.49%) BMC
13 7 (1.49%) TIBCO
14 6 (1.28%) Informatica