Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 36 22
Rank change year-on-year -8 -14 -1
Permanent jobs citing Unix 542 699 1323
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 5.30% 5.97% 7.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.87% 23.74% 29.95%
Number of salaries quoted 471 626 1060
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 £41,250 £38,640 £38,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £110,000 £100,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +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 2370 2945 4418
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 23.18% 25.15% 25.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2144 2665 3832
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,750 £31,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £90,000 £82,500
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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 +10 1 - -
Moorgate +3 1 £42,500 -19.05%
Unix
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Unix.

1 348 (64.21%) Linux
2 269 (49.63%) Finance
3 218 (40.22%) SQL
4 162 (29.89%) Java
5 147 (27.12%) Windows
6 131 (24.17%) Python
7 122 (22.51%) Banking
8 119 (21.96%) Oracle
9 105 (19.37%) SQL Server
10 96 (17.71%) FIX Protocol
11 83 (15.31%) Shell Script
12 82 (15.13%) Front Office
13 76 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
14 73 (13.47%) Sybase
14 73 (13.47%) Perl
14 73 (13.47%) DevOps
15 68 (12.55%) Microsoft
16 67 (12.36%) C++
17 66 (12.18%) Degree
18 58 (10.70%) JavaScript
19 57 (10.52%) XML
20 54 (9.96%) Electronic Trading
21 53 (9.78%) Equities
22 51 (9.41%) Solaris
22 51 (9.41%) Amazon AWS
23 48 (8.86%) C#
24 47 (8.67%) Puppet
24 47 (8.67%) Relational Database
25 46 (8.49%) Continuous Integration
26 44 (8.12%) Bash Shell

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 31 (5.72%) Tomcat
2 25 (4.61%) JBoss
3 24 (4.43%) WebLogic
4 18 (3.32%) WebSphere
5 17 (3.14%) Apache
6 14 (2.58%) SharePoint
7 12 (2.21%) IBM Notes
8 9 (1.66%) Confluence
9 8 (1.48%) NetWeaver
10 7 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (1.29%) OpenStack
11 6 (1.11%) GlassFish
11 6 (1.11%) MQSeries
11 6 (1.11%) Skype for Business
12 5 (0.92%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.74%) CloudStack
13 4 (0.74%) CMS
13 4 (0.74%) ColdFusion
13 4 (0.74%) IIS
13 4 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 33 (6.09%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (2.95%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.55%) HipChat
3 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (2.95%) Temenos T24
2 14 (2.58%) Temenos Globus
3 8 (1.48%) SAP BPC
4 5 (0.92%) Actimize
5 4 (0.74%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.18%) CSG Singleview
6 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.18%) Eze OMS
6 1 (0.18%) Kondor
6 1 (0.18%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 51 (9.41%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.85%) GitHub
3 10 (1.85%) SaaS
4 7 (1.29%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (1.29%) Office 365
4 7 (1.29%) PaaS
5 6 (1.11%) IaaS
6 5 (0.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 5 (0.92%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.92%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.92%) Serverless
6 5 (0.92%) Yammer
7 4 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.74%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 4 (0.74%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.18%) Akamai
8 1 (0.18%) Heroku
8 1 (0.18%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 44 (8.12%) TCP/IP
2 41 (7.56%) Firewall
3 19 (3.51%) FIX Connectivity
4 15 (2.77%) Internet
5 14 (2.58%) LAN
6 13 (2.40%) HTTP
7 12 (2.21%) WAN
8 11 (2.03%) Intrusion Detection
9 10 (1.85%) DNS
10 8 (1.48%) Network Security
11 7 (1.29%) FTP
11 7 (1.29%) SAN
12 6 (1.11%) Skype
12 6 (1.11%) Wireshark
13 5 (0.92%) LDAP
13 5 (0.92%) VPN
14 4 (0.74%) DVB
15 3 (0.55%) BIG-IP
15 3 (0.55%) HTTPS
15 3 (0.55%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (19.37%) SQL Server
2 47 (8.67%) Relational Database
3 35 (6.46%) MySQL
4 33 (6.09%) RDBMS
5 27 (4.98%) BusinessObjects
6 22 (4.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 21 (3.87%) Oracle Database
8 20 (3.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 16 (2.95%) Big Data
9 16 (2.95%) Crystal Reports
10 11 (2.03%) MongoDB
11 9 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (1.66%) KDB
11 9 (1.66%) SAP HANA
12 8 (1.48%) Kdb+
12 8 (1.48%) SAP BW
13 6 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (1.11%) Redis
13 6 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
14 5 (0.92%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 39 (7.20%) Jenkins
2 28 (5.17%) JIRA
3 26 (4.80%) Git (software)
4 18 (3.32%) Subversion
5 11 (2.03%) ClearCase
6 10 (1.85%) Maven
6 10 (1.85%) TeamCity
7 8 (1.48%) JUnit
8 5 (0.92%) Clang
8 5 (0.92%) CMake
8 5 (0.92%) Metasploit
8 5 (0.92%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.74%) CircleCI
9 4 (0.74%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.74%) GCC
9 4 (0.74%) Jasmine
9 4 (0.74%) JBehave
9 4 (0.74%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (0.55%) Ant
10 3 (0.55%) Selenium
General
1 269 (49.63%) Finance
2 122 (22.51%) Banking
3 82 (15.13%) Front Office
4 39 (7.20%) Investment Banking
5 29 (5.35%) Back Office
6 19 (3.51%) Financial Institution
7 16 (2.95%) Legal
8 10 (1.85%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.66%) French Language
9 9 (1.66%) Publishing
10 8 (1.48%) Retail
11 7 (1.29%) Private Banking
12 5 (0.92%) German Language
12 5 (0.92%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.74%) Billing
13 4 (0.74%) Law
14 2 (0.37%) Advertising
14 2 (0.37%) Marketing
14 2 (0.37%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.37%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 119 (21.96%) Analyst
2 104 (19.19%) Developer
3 80 (14.76%) Applications Support
4 72 (13.28%) Support Analyst
5 40 (7.38%) Applications Support Analyst
5 40 (7.38%) DevOps Engineer
6 38 (7.01%) Java Developer
7 35 (6.46%) Senior Developer
8 28 (5.17%) SQL Analyst
9 24 (4.43%) Consultant
10 19 (3.51%) Unix Engineer
11 18 (3.32%) C++ Developer
11 18 (3.32%) Senior Java Developer
12 17 (3.14%) Software Engineer
13 16 (2.95%) Integration Engineer
13 16 (2.95%) Junior
14 15 (2.77%) Administrator
14 15 (2.77%) Team Leader
14 15 (2.77%) Technical Consultant
15 14 (2.58%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (17.71%) FIX Protocol
2 57 (10.52%) XML
3 38 (7.01%) .NET
4 30 (5.54%) HTML
5 25 (4.61%) SOAP
6 24 (4.43%) CSS
6 24 (4.43%) Spring
7 17 (3.14%) JMS
8 14 (2.58%) JSP
8 14 (2.58%) Node.js
9 13 (2.40%) LAMP
10 12 (2.21%) Hibernate
11 11 (2.03%) REST
11 11 (2.03%) Web Services
11 11 (2.03%) XSLT
12 10 (1.85%) .NET Framework
12 10 (1.85%) Elastic Stack
12 10 (1.85%) Middleware
13 8 (1.48%) J2EE
13 8 (1.48%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 53 (9.78%) Equities
2 42 (7.75%) Fixed Income
3 29 (5.35%) Data Centre
3 29 (5.35%) Derivative
4 27 (4.98%) Algorithms
4 27 (4.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 23 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (4.24%) Computer Science
6 22 (4.06%) Mainframe
7 21 (3.87%) Management Information System
8 18 (3.32%) Linux Command Line
9 13 (2.40%) Client/Server
10 12 (2.21%) AS400
10 12 (2.21%) IBM Mainframe
11 11 (2.03%) Fintech
12 10 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (1.85%) SWIFT
13 9 (1.66%) Data Structures
14 8 (1.48%) Hedge funds
14 8 (1.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 348 (64.21%) Linux
2 147 (27.12%) Windows
3 51 (9.41%) Solaris
4 36 (6.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (4.24%) Windows Server
6 21 (3.87%) CentOS
7 16 (2.95%) AIX
8 12 (2.21%) OS/390
9 7 (1.29%) Android
10 6 (1.11%) Apple iOS
10 6 (1.11%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.92%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (0.92%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.18%) Fedora
13 1 (0.18%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.18%) VMS
13 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (13.47%) DevOps
3 54 (9.96%) Electronic Trading
4 46 (8.49%) Continuous Integration
5 43 (7.93%) Asset Management
5 43 (7.93%) ITIL
6 40 (7.38%) OO
7 38 (7.01%) Open Source
8 36 (6.64%) Software Engineering
9 33 (6.09%) Mathematics
10 31 (5.72%) Configuration Management
10 31 (5.72%) Low Latency
11 28 (5.17%) Mentoring
12 27 (4.98%) Business Intelligence
13 25 (4.61%) Information Security
13 25 (4.61%) Problem Management
14 24 (4.43%) Client Onboarding
14 24 (4.43%) SDLC
15 23 (4.24%) Analytics
15 23 (4.24%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 218 (40.22%) SQL
2 162 (29.89%) Java
3 131 (24.17%) Python
4 83 (15.31%) Shell Script
5 73 (13.47%) Perl
6 67 (12.36%) C++
7 58 (10.70%) JavaScript
8 48 (8.86%) C#
9 44 (8.12%) Bash Shell
10 32 (5.90%) Ruby
11 26 (4.80%) C
12 21 (3.87%) Scala
13 20 (3.69%) PowerShell
14 18 (3.32%) VB
15 16 (2.95%) PHP
15 16 (2.95%) T-SQL
16 15 (2.77%) Go
17 11 (2.03%) Korn
18 9 (1.66%) Clojure
19 6 (1.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (12.18%) Degree
2 18 (3.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (1.66%) CISSP
4 7 (1.29%) Numerate Degree
5 6 (1.11%) SANS
6 5 (0.92%) CCNA
6 5 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (0.92%) CISM
7 4 (0.74%) CREST Certified
7 4 (0.74%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (0.74%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.74%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (0.74%) OSCE
7 4 (0.74%) OSCP
8 3 (0.55%) CHECK Team Leader
8 3 (0.55%) GCIA
8 3 (0.55%) GCIH
8 3 (0.55%) GPEN
8 3 (0.55%) GXPN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (7.38%) QA
2 14 (2.58%) SLA
3 9 (1.66%) SEPA
4 5 (0.92%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.74%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.55%) MiFID
7 1 (0.18%) COBIT
7 1 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.18%) GCP
7 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (3.69%) Active Directory
1 20 (3.69%) Docker
2 16 (2.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.21%) Virtual Desktop
4 8 (1.48%) Cronacle
4 8 (1.48%) vSphere
5 6 (1.11%) Xen
6 5 (0.92%) KVM
7 4 (0.74%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.74%) XenServer
8 3 (0.55%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.37%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.37%) NFS
10 1 (0.18%) Ceph
10 1 (0.18%) iptables
10 1 (0.18%) oVirt
10 1 (0.18%) pfSense
10 1 (0.18%) Samba
Systems Management
1 47 (8.67%) Puppet
2 44 (8.12%) Ansible
3 35 (6.46%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (3.14%) BMC PATROL
4 17 (3.14%) Tivoli
5 12 (2.21%) Terraform
5 12 (2.21%) Tivoli NetView
6 11 (2.03%) Salt
7 10 (1.85%) ITRS Geneos
8 9 (1.66%) Nagios
8 9 (1.66%) Nessus
8 9 (1.66%) SCCM
9 5 (0.92%) AirWatch
9 5 (0.92%) CFEngine
9 5 (0.92%) Kubernetes
10 4 (0.74%) Cobbler
10 4 (0.74%) Control-M
10 4 (0.74%) CSIRT
10 4 (0.74%) SCOM
10 4 (0.74%) vRealize
Vendors
1 119 (21.96%) Oracle
2 73 (13.47%) Sybase
3 68 (12.55%) Microsoft
4 42 (7.75%) Red Hat
5 31 (5.72%) VMware
6 26 (4.80%) IBM
7 20 (3.69%) Murex
8 18 (3.32%) Splunk
9 16 (2.95%) Citrix
9 16 (2.95%) Temenos
10 14 (2.58%) jBASE
11 12 (2.21%) Lotus
12 11 (2.03%) Bloomberg
12 11 (2.03%) Cisco
13 10 (1.85%) SAP
14 9 (1.66%) Apple
14 9 (1.66%) Sun
14 9 (1.66%) TIBCO
15 8 (1.48%) BT
15 8 (1.48%) Informatica