Period
to 23 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 37 24
Rank change year-on-year -23 -13 -4
Permanent jobs citing Unix 475 621 1,035
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.50% 5.87% 7.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.28% 23.90% 28.65%
Number of salaries quoted 409 549 854
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 £100,875
Central London median annual salary £68,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.80% +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 2,342 2,598 3,613
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.20% 24.56% 25.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2,133 2,360 3,178
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 £29,625
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 23 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 23 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 23 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.

1 310 (65.26%) Linux
2 236 (49.68%) Finance
3 193 (40.63%) SQL
4 123 (25.89%) Java
5 114 (24.00%) Windows
6 104 (21.89%) FIX Protocol
7 102 (21.47%) Banking
7 102 (21.47%) Oracle
8 98 (20.63%) Shell Script
9 97 (20.42%) Python
10 84 (17.68%) SQL Server
11 78 (16.42%) Sybase
11 78 (16.42%) Perl
12 75 (15.79%) Microsoft
12 75 (15.79%) Front Office
13 64 (13.47%) Degree
14 61 (12.84%) Agile Software Development
15 53 (11.16%) Equities
16 51 (10.74%) Solaris
17 50 (10.53%) Electronic Trading
18 47 (9.89%) C++
18 47 (9.89%) DevOps
19 46 (9.68%) Low Latency
20 45 (9.47%) Continuous Integration
21 43 (9.05%) XML
21 43 (9.05%) Relational Database
22 42 (8.84%) Amazon AWS
22 42 (8.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
23 39 (8.21%) Firewall
24 38 (8.00%) 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 (2.95%) SharePoint
1 14 (2.95%) Tomcat
2 12 (2.53%) Apache
2 12 (2.53%) WebLogic
3 10 (2.11%) JBoss
4 8 (1.68%) Confluence
4 8 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (1.47%) WebSphere
6 6 (1.26%) Apache Solr
6 6 (1.26%) CMS
6 6 (1.26%) GlassFish
6 6 (1.26%) IBM Notes
6 6 (1.26%) WildFly
7 4 (0.84%) ColdFusion
7 4 (0.84%) MQSeries
7 4 (0.84%) NetWeaver
7 4 (0.84%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.63%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.63%) DataSynapse
8 3 (0.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 28 (5.89%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (2.32%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.21%) HipChat
4 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (2.74%) Temenos T24
2 12 (2.53%) Temenos Globus
3 7 (1.47%) RMDS
4 4 (0.84%) SAP BPC
5 3 (0.63%) Actimize
5 3 (0.63%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.21%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.21%) Kondor
6 1 (0.21%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.21%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 42 (8.84%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.68%) GitHub
4 6 (1.26%) Amazon S3
4 6 (1.26%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (1.26%) PaaS
5 5 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.05%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 5 (1.05%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (1.05%) IaaS
5 5 (1.05%) SaaS
5 5 (1.05%) Serverless
6 4 (0.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (0.84%) Amazon Kinesis
6 4 (0.84%) Office 365
7 3 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.42%) Route 53
8 2 (0.42%) Yammer
9 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 39 (8.21%) Firewall
2 32 (6.74%) TCP/IP
3 24 (5.05%) FIX Connectivity
4 13 (2.74%) LAN
5 12 (2.53%) Intrusion Detection
6 11 (2.32%) WAN
7 10 (2.11%) Multicast
8 9 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (1.89%) HTTP
9 8 (1.68%) Internet
9 8 (1.68%) SNMP
10 7 (1.47%) FTP
10 7 (1.47%) Network Security
10 7 (1.47%) SAN
11 6 (1.26%) DNS
11 6 (1.26%) IPsec
11 6 (1.26%) SSH
11 6 (1.26%) VPN
12 5 (1.05%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (0.84%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (17.68%) SQL Server
2 43 (9.05%) Relational Database
3 38 (8.00%) MySQL
3 38 (8.00%) RDBMS
4 23 (4.84%) BusinessObjects
5 21 (4.42%) Oracle Database
5 21 (4.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (4.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (3.79%) Crystal Reports
7 14 (2.95%) Big Data
8 7 (1.47%) MongoDB
9 6 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (1.05%) Redis
10 5 (1.05%) SAP HANA
10 5 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (0.84%) Amazon Redshift
11 4 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.84%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 25 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 24 (5.05%) JIRA
3 21 (4.42%) ClearCase
4 19 (4.00%) Git (software)
5 16 (3.37%) Maven
6 13 (2.74%) Subversion
7 11 (2.32%) JUnit
8 9 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
9 7 (1.47%) Mockito
10 6 (1.26%) Emacs
11 5 (1.05%) Clang
11 5 (1.05%) CMake
11 5 (1.05%) Metasploit
11 5 (1.05%) Selenium
11 5 (1.05%) TeamCity
11 5 (1.05%) Visual Studio
12 4 (0.84%) Jasmine
12 4 (0.84%) jMock
13 3 (0.63%) Karma Test Runner
13 3 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 236 (49.68%) Finance
2 102 (21.47%) Banking
3 75 (15.79%) Front Office
4 31 (6.53%) Back Office
5 23 (4.84%) Investment Banking
6 16 (3.37%) Financial Institution
7 15 (3.16%) Retail
8 9 (1.89%) French Language
9 8 (1.68%) Advertising
9 8 (1.68%) Publishing
10 7 (1.47%) Games
10 7 (1.47%) Private Banking
11 5 (1.05%) German Language
11 5 (1.05%) Spanish Language
12 4 (0.84%) Law
12 4 (0.84%) Legal
13 3 (0.63%) Billing
14 2 (0.42%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.42%) Retail Finance
15 1 (0.21%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 118 (24.84%) Developer
2 93 (19.58%) Analyst
3 85 (17.89%) Applications Support
4 56 (11.79%) Support Analyst
5 50 (10.53%) Java Developer
6 42 (8.84%) Senior Developer
7 35 (7.37%) Applications Support Analyst
8 31 (6.53%) C++ Developer
9 25 (5.26%) Consultant
9 25 (5.26%) SQL Analyst
10 22 (4.63%) DevOps Engineer
11 21 (4.42%) Senior Java Developer
12 18 (3.79%) Core Java Developer
12 18 (3.79%) Murex Support
13 17 (3.58%) Junior
14 14 (2.95%) Architect
14 14 (2.95%) Principal Consultant
14 14 (2.95%) Senior Analyst
15 13 (2.74%) Electronic Trading Support
15 13 (2.74%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (21.89%) FIX Protocol
2 43 (9.05%) XML
3 30 (6.32%) Spring
4 23 (4.84%) .NET
5 22 (4.63%) J2EE
6 16 (3.37%) HTML
6 16 (3.37%) Spring Boot
6 16 (3.37%) STL
7 15 (3.16%) REST
8 13 (2.74%) Hibernate
9 12 (2.53%) SOAP
10 11 (2.32%) Node.js
11 10 (2.11%) Kafka
11 10 (2.11%) Middleware
11 10 (2.11%) Web Services
12 8 (1.68%) CSS
12 8 (1.68%) Java EE
12 8 (1.68%) JSON
12 8 (1.68%) JSP
13 7 (1.47%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 53 (11.16%) Equities
2 42 (8.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 36 (7.58%) Data Centre
4 33 (6.95%) Derivative
5 32 (6.74%) Fixed Income
6 26 (5.47%) Computer Science
7 21 (4.42%) Fintech
7 21 (4.42%) Linux Command Line
8 20 (4.21%) Algorithms
9 18 (3.79%) Management Information System
10 16 (3.37%) Mainframe
11 15 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (2.95%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (2.11%) Hedge funds
14 9 (1.89%) Client/Server
15 8 (1.68%) BBC
15 8 (1.68%) Data Structures
15 8 (1.68%) STB
16 7 (1.47%) iPad
16 7 (1.47%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 310 (65.26%) Linux
2 114 (24.00%) Windows
3 51 (10.74%) Solaris
4 38 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (3.16%) Windows Server
6 9 (1.89%) CentOS
7 8 (1.68%) AIX
8 6 (1.26%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (1.26%) OS/390
9 4 (0.84%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.84%) VMS
10 2 (0.42%) 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 61 (12.84%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (10.53%) Electronic Trading
3 47 (9.89%) DevOps
4 46 (9.68%) Low Latency
5 45 (9.47%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (7.58%) ITIL
7 31 (6.53%) Migration
8 30 (6.32%) Asset Management
9 27 (5.68%) Mathematics
10 26 (5.47%) Investment Management
10 26 (5.47%) Root Cause Analysis
11 24 (5.05%) Multithreading
11 24 (5.05%) Open Source
12 22 (4.63%) Client Onboarding
12 22 (4.63%) Mentoring
12 22 (4.63%) Task Automation
13 21 (4.42%) TDD
14 19 (4.00%) Microservices
15 18 (3.79%) Microsoft Office Automation
15 18 (3.79%) Office Automation
Programming Languages
1 193 (40.63%) SQL
2 123 (25.89%) Java
3 98 (20.63%) Shell Script
4 97 (20.42%) Python
5 78 (16.42%) Perl
6 47 (9.89%) C++
7 36 (7.58%) Bash Shell
8 33 (6.95%) JavaScript
9 31 (6.53%) C#
10 22 (4.63%) Ruby
11 18 (3.79%) T-SQL
11 18 (3.79%) VB
12 17 (3.58%) C
13 15 (3.16%) PHP
14 11 (2.32%) PowerShell
15 10 (2.11%) Go
16 8 (1.68%) Korn
17 5 (1.05%) R
17 5 (1.05%) Scala
17 5 (1.05%) VBA
Qualifications
1 64 (13.47%) Degree
2 13 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (2.32%) CISSP
5 9 (1.89%) CCNA
6 7 (1.47%) CCNP
6 7 (1.47%) CISM
6 7 (1.47%) Numerate Degree
7 6 (1.26%) SANS
8 5 (1.05%) PhD
9 4 (0.84%) CCIE
9 4 (0.84%) CCIE Security
9 4 (0.84%) CCSA
9 4 (0.84%) CREST Certified
9 4 (0.84%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.84%) JNCIA
9 4 (0.84%) OSCE
9 4 (0.84%) OSCP
10 3 (0.63%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.47%) QA
2 7 (1.47%) SEPA
2 7 (1.47%) SLA
3 6 (1.26%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.42%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.42%) 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 (5.05%) Docker
2 22 (4.63%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.26%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (0.84%) Cronacle
5 4 (0.84%) vSphere
6 3 (0.63%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.63%) KVM
7 2 (0.42%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.42%) NFS
7 2 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.21%) Ceph
8 1 (0.21%) iptables
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 25 (5.26%) Ansible
2 24 (5.05%) Puppet
3 20 (4.21%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (2.32%) BMC PATROL
4 11 (2.32%) Nagios
4 11 (2.32%) Nessus
5 10 (2.11%) ITRS Geneos
6 9 (1.89%) Salt
7 7 (1.47%) Terraform
7 7 (1.47%) Tivoli
8 6 (1.26%) SCCM
8 6 (1.26%) Tivoli NetView
9 4 (0.84%) Control-M
9 4 (0.84%) Kubernetes
10 3 (0.63%) BladeLogic
10 3 (0.63%) CSIRT
10 3 (0.63%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (0.63%) Grafana
10 3 (0.63%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 3 (0.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 102 (21.47%) Oracle
2 78 (16.42%) Sybase
3 75 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 33 (6.95%) VMware
5 24 (5.05%) Murex
5 24 (5.05%) Red Hat
6 16 (3.37%) Cisco
7 13 (2.74%) Reuters
7 13 (2.74%) Temenos
8 12 (2.53%) jBASE
9 11 (2.32%) Bloomberg
9 11 (2.32%) Splunk
10 10 (2.11%) Citrix
11 9 (1.89%) IBM
11 9 (1.89%) Palo Alto
12 8 (1.68%) Arqiva
12 8 (1.68%) BT
12 8 (1.68%) TIBCO
13 7 (1.47%) BMC
14 6 (1.26%) Informatica