Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 34 21
Rank change year-on-year -9 -13 -2
Permanent jobs citing Unix 554 739 1432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 5.46% 6.04% 7.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.29% 23.54% 30.07%
Number of salaries quoted 497 672 1156
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +7.62%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
90th Percentile £94,550 £107,375 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +1.77%

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 2485 3140 4762
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 24.51% 25.69% 24.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2237 2857 4141
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 £29,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £78,750
Central London median annual salary £52,750 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year -4.09% +7.84% +2.00%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +19 4 £47,500 -
Moorgate +1 1 £42,500 -19.05%
Unix
Central London

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 368 (66.43%) Linux
2 255 (46.03%) Finance
3 201 (36.28%) SQL
4 174 (31.41%) Java
5 165 (29.78%) Windows
6 137 (24.73%) Python
7 128 (23.10%) Banking
8 118 (21.30%) Oracle
9 92 (16.61%) SQL Server
10 87 (15.70%) FIX Protocol
11 82 (14.80%) Front Office
12 77 (13.90%) DevOps
13 74 (13.36%) Agile Software Development
13 74 (13.36%) Ansible
13 74 (13.36%) Puppet
14 73 (13.18%) Perl
15 71 (12.82%) C++
16 70 (12.64%) Degree
17 68 (12.27%) Shell Script
18 62 (11.19%) Sybase
18 62 (11.19%) Microsoft
19 57 (10.29%) XML
20 56 (10.11%) Electronic Trading
21 54 (9.75%) JavaScript
22 52 (9.39%) TCP/IP
23 51 (9.21%) ITIL
23 51 (9.21%) Red Hat
24 50 (9.03%) Solaris
24 50 (9.03%) Equities
25 49 (8.84%) Investment Banking

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 45 (8.12%) Tomcat
2 33 (5.96%) JBoss
3 32 (5.78%) WebLogic
4 24 (4.33%) WebSphere
5 23 (4.15%) Apache
6 14 (2.53%) IBM Notes
7 13 (2.35%) SharePoint
8 9 (1.62%) OpenStack
9 8 (1.44%) NetWeaver
10 7 (1.26%) Confluence
10 7 (1.26%) IIS
11 6 (1.08%) GlassFish
11 6 (1.08%) Skype for Business
12 4 (0.72%) Apache TomEE
12 4 (0.72%) CloudStack
12 4 (0.72%) MQSeries
12 4 (0.72%) nginx
12 4 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (0.54%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 30 (5.42%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (2.89%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.54%) HipChat
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (2.71%) Temenos T24
2 13 (2.35%) Temenos Globus
3 8 (1.44%) SAP BPC
4 4 (0.72%) Actimize
4 4 (0.72%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.36%) CSG Singleview
5 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.18%) Eze OMS
6 1 (0.18%) Kondor
6 1 (0.18%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 49 (8.84%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.81%) GitHub
3 10 (1.81%) SaaS
4 8 (1.44%) Office 365
5 6 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (0.90%) Yammer
7 4 (0.72%) PaaS
8 3 (0.54%) IaaS
9 2 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.36%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.36%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.36%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.36%) Route 53
10 1 (0.18%) Akamai
10 1 (0.18%) Fastly
10 1 (0.18%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 52 (9.39%) TCP/IP
2 33 (5.96%) Firewall
3 25 (4.51%) Internet
4 17 (3.07%) HTTP
4 17 (3.07%) WAN
5 16 (2.89%) LAN
6 15 (2.71%) DNS
7 12 (2.17%) SAN
8 11 (1.99%) FTP
8 11 (1.99%) Network Security
9 10 (1.81%) FIX Connectivity
9 10 (1.81%) NAS
10 9 (1.62%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (1.26%) HTTPS
11 7 (1.26%) LDAP
12 6 (1.08%) Skype
12 6 (1.08%) VPN
13 3 (0.54%) InfiniBand
13 3 (0.54%) Remote Desktop
13 3 (0.54%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (16.61%) SQL Server
2 48 (8.66%) Relational Database
3 36 (6.50%) MySQL
4 28 (5.05%) RDBMS
5 21 (3.79%) BusinessObjects
6 16 (2.89%) Oracle Database
7 15 (2.71%) KDB
8 14 (2.53%) Kdb+
8 14 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (2.35%) Big Data
10 12 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (1.99%) MongoDB
12 9 (1.62%) Crystal Reports
12 9 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (1.62%) SAP HANA
13 8 (1.44%) SAP BW
14 6 (1.08%) Redis
15 5 (0.90%) Hadoop
15 5 (0.90%) PowerCenter
15 5 (0.90%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 47 (8.48%) Jenkins
2 33 (5.96%) JIRA
3 25 (4.51%) Git (software)
4 22 (3.97%) Subversion
5 11 (1.99%) Maven
6 10 (1.81%) TeamCity
7 8 (1.44%) JUnit
8 5 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (0.90%) Gradle
8 5 (0.90%) Metasploit
8 5 (0.90%) webpack
9 4 (0.72%) CircleCI
9 4 (0.72%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.72%) GCC
9 4 (0.72%) Grunt
9 4 (0.72%) Jasmine
9 4 (0.72%) Selenium
10 3 (0.54%) Ant
10 3 (0.54%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (0.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 255 (46.03%) Finance
2 128 (23.10%) Banking
3 82 (14.80%) Front Office
4 49 (8.84%) Investment Banking
5 25 (4.51%) Back Office
6 18 (3.25%) Telecoms
7 17 (3.07%) Financial Institution
7 17 (3.07%) Legal
8 9 (1.62%) French Language
9 7 (1.26%) Billing
10 6 (1.08%) Marketing
10 6 (1.08%) Private Banking
10 6 (1.08%) Retail
11 5 (0.90%) German Language
12 4 (0.72%) Publishing
12 4 (0.72%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.54%) Advertising
14 2 (0.36%) Prime Brokerage
14 2 (0.36%) Synthetic Prime Brokerage
15 1 (0.18%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 113 (20.40%) Analyst
2 108 (19.49%) Developer
3 75 (13.54%) Support Analyst
4 70 (12.64%) Applications Support
5 42 (7.58%) Java Developer
6 39 (7.04%) DevOps Engineer
7 36 (6.50%) Applications Support Analyst
8 27 (4.87%) Administrator
8 27 (4.87%) Consultant
8 27 (4.87%) Senior Developer
9 22 (3.97%) SQL Analyst
9 22 (3.97%) Unix Administrator
10 21 (3.79%) Support Engineer
11 20 (3.61%) Unix Engineer
12 17 (3.07%) Technical Analyst
12 17 (3.07%) Technical Consultant
13 15 (2.71%) 3rd Line Support
13 15 (2.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 15 (2.71%) Software Engineer
13 15 (2.71%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (15.70%) FIX Protocol
2 57 (10.29%) XML
3 34 (6.14%) .NET
4 33 (5.96%) Spring
5 31 (5.60%) HTML
6 28 (5.05%) SOAP
7 27 (4.87%) JMS
8 26 (4.69%) CSS
9 18 (3.25%) Hibernate
10 17 (3.07%) Elastic Stack
11 15 (2.71%) JSP
11 15 (2.71%) REST
12 14 (2.53%) LAMP
13 12 (2.17%) .NET Framework
14 11 (1.99%) Middleware
14 11 (1.99%) Web Services
15 10 (1.81%) Java EE
16 9 (1.62%) XSLT
17 8 (1.44%) AngularJS
17 8 (1.44%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 50 (9.03%) Equities
2 44 (7.94%) Fixed Income
3 31 (5.60%) Computer Science
4 30 (5.42%) Algorithms
5 28 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (5.05%) Derivative
6 27 (4.87%) Data Centre
6 27 (4.87%) Management Information System
7 26 (4.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 18 (3.25%) Mainframe
9 16 (2.89%) Fintech
10 15 (2.71%) Client/Server
11 14 (2.53%) AS400
11 14 (2.53%) IBM Mainframe
12 13 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (2.35%) Linux Command Line
13 11 (1.99%) SWIFT
14 9 (1.62%) Data Structures
15 8 (1.44%) Hedge funds
16 7 (1.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 368 (66.43%) Linux
2 165 (29.78%) Windows
3 50 (9.03%) Solaris
4 38 (6.86%) Windows Server
5 33 (5.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (4.15%) CentOS
7 14 (2.53%) AIX
7 14 (2.53%) OS/390
8 9 (1.62%) Android
8 9 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (1.44%) Apple iOS
10 6 (1.08%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.72%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.36%) Data ONTAP
13 2 (0.36%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.18%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.18%) VMS
14 1 (0.18%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (13.90%) DevOps
2 74 (13.36%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (10.11%) Electronic Trading
4 51 (9.21%) ITIL
5 47 (8.48%) Asset Management
6 46 (8.30%) OO
7 41 (7.40%) Configuration Management
8 37 (6.68%) Continuous Integration
9 35 (6.32%) Open Source
10 33 (5.96%) Mathematics
10 33 (5.96%) Software Engineering
11 31 (5.60%) Incident Management
12 30 (5.42%) Stakeholder Management
13 29 (5.23%) Low Latency
14 27 (4.87%) Analytics
14 27 (4.87%) SDLC
15 26 (4.69%) Information Security
15 26 (4.69%) Multithreading
16 25 (4.51%) Mentoring
17 24 (4.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 201 (36.28%) SQL
2 174 (31.41%) Java
3 137 (24.73%) Python
4 73 (13.18%) Perl
5 71 (12.82%) C++
6 68 (12.27%) Shell Script
7 54 (9.75%) JavaScript
8 43 (7.76%) C#
9 42 (7.58%) Bash Shell
10 29 (5.23%) Ruby
11 28 (5.05%) PowerShell
12 26 (4.69%) C
13 23 (4.15%) Scala
14 16 (2.89%) VB
15 15 (2.71%) PHP
16 10 (1.81%) Go
17 8 (1.44%) Korn
17 8 (1.44%) PL/SQL
17 8 (1.44%) T-SQL
18 5 (0.90%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 70 (12.64%) Degree
2 20 (3.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (1.62%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.26%) CISSP
5 6 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.08%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.90%) CCNA
6 5 (0.90%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (0.90%) RHCE
7 4 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (0.72%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.72%) SANS
8 3 (0.54%) CHECK Team Leader
8 3 (0.54%) CISM
8 3 (0.54%) CREST Certified
8 3 (0.54%) GPEN
8 3 (0.54%) GXPN
8 3 (0.54%) OSCE
8 3 (0.54%) OSCP
8 3 (0.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (7.76%) QA
2 15 (2.71%) SLA
3 8 (1.44%) SEPA
4 6 (1.08%) MiFID
5 5 (0.90%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.54%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.36%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.18%) GCP
8 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 24 (4.33%) Docker
2 21 (3.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (3.43%) Active Directory
4 14 (2.53%) Virtual Desktop
5 10 (1.81%) vSphere
6 8 (1.44%) Cronacle
6 8 (1.44%) Hyper-V
7 6 (1.08%) Xen
8 5 (0.90%) KVM
8 5 (0.90%) NFS
9 4 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.72%) XenServer
10 3 (0.54%) Samba
10 3 (0.54%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.36%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 2 (0.36%) XenApp
12 1 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.18%) vCloud
12 1 (0.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 74 (13.36%) Ansible
1 74 (13.36%) Puppet
2 46 (8.30%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (4.33%) BMC PATROL
4 19 (3.43%) Tivoli
5 17 (3.07%) ITRS Geneos
6 14 (2.53%) Tivoli NetView
7 12 (2.17%) SCCM
8 11 (1.99%) Nagios
8 11 (1.99%) Salt
9 10 (1.81%) CFEngine
9 10 (1.81%) Terraform
10 6 (1.08%) Control-M
10 6 (1.08%) Nessus
11 5 (0.90%) AirWatch
11 5 (0.90%) Kubernetes
11 5 (0.90%) SCOM
12 4 (0.72%) Cobbler
12 4 (0.72%) Mesos
12 4 (0.72%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 118 (21.30%) Oracle
2 62 (11.19%) Microsoft
2 62 (11.19%) Sybase
3 51 (9.21%) Red Hat
4 38 (6.86%) VMware
5 30 (5.42%) IBM
6 27 (4.87%) Splunk
7 21 (3.79%) Citrix
8 18 (3.25%) BMC
8 18 (3.25%) Murex
9 17 (3.07%) TIBCO
10 15 (2.71%) Temenos
11 14 (2.53%) Cisco
11 14 (2.53%) Lotus
12 13 (2.35%) jBASE
13 11 (1.99%) SAP
13 11 (1.99%) Sun
14 10 (1.81%) Apple
14 10 (1.81%) HP
14 10 (1.81%) ION Trading