Period
to 26 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > East of England
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 77 48
Rank change year-on-year +2 -29 +7
Permanent jobs citing Unix 470 450 737
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.77% 3.68% 5.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.49% 15.07% 20.31%
Number of salaries quoted 297 303 555
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.88% +1.11% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £61,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £52,250
% change year-on-year +6.80% -1.44% +4.50%

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 East of England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3,485 2,987 3,629
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.97% 24.44% 25.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2,575 2,375 2,954
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,300 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in the East of England

Unix
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Unix in the East of England

Unix
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in the East of England over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Unix in the East of England

Unix
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the East of England region over the 6 months to 26 May 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
Hertfordshire -10 229 £58,750 +17.50% 17
Cambridgeshire +11 156 £44,582 +11.45% 19
Suffolk +48 46 £55,000 +83.33% 3
Bedfordshire +6 17 £47,500 -5.00% 12
Essex -32 13 £41,250 +18.71% 9
Norfolk +4 9 £82,000 +82.22% 3
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 East of England region with a requirement for Unix.

1 339 (72.13%) Linux
2 186 (39.57%) Windows
3 173 (36.81%) Java
4 144 (30.64%) Oracle
5 137 (29.15%) Python
6 131 (27.87%) DevOps
7 123 (26.17%) Agile Software Development
8 117 (24.89%) SQL
9 114 (24.26%) JavaScript
10 109 (23.19%) Amazon AWS
11 99 (21.06%) VMware
12 98 (20.85%) Configuration Management
13 93 (19.79%) Degree
14 92 (19.57%) ITIL
15 90 (19.15%) Problem-Solving
16 88 (18.72%) Web Services
17 86 (18.30%) XML
17 86 (18.30%) Bash Shell
18 85 (18.09%) Relational Database
19 83 (17.66%) Puppet
20 82 (17.45%) Continuous Integration
21 75 (15.96%) Finance
21 75 (15.96%) Test Automation
22 74 (15.74%) HTML
23 73 (15.53%) Microsoft
24 72 (15.32%) WorldPay
25 71 (15.11%) Open Source
25 71 (15.11%) Oracle Database
25 71 (15.11%) PowerShell
26 70 (14.89%) Ansible

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 59 (12.55%) Tomcat
2 51 (10.85%) Apache
3 39 (8.30%) WebLogic
4 32 (6.81%) OpenStack
4 32 (6.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 26 (5.53%) Confluence
5 26 (5.53%) JBoss
5 26 (5.53%) WebSphere
6 18 (3.83%) Oracle Service Bus
7 14 (2.98%) WebSphere Application Server
8 13 (2.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 13 (2.77%) Oracle Application Server
9 12 (2.55%) Mule
10 10 (2.13%) Mule ESB
11 9 (1.91%) GlassFish
11 9 (1.91%) MS Exchange
12 8 (1.70%) MQSeries
12 8 (1.70%) SharePoint
13 7 (1.49%) CMS
14 5 (1.06%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (0.85%) Weka
2 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.21%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 10 (2.13%) Magento
2 8 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.49%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (1.06%) ResourceLink
5 4 (0.85%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.43%) Fredhopper
6 2 (0.43%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.21%) Cerner Millennium
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 109 (23.19%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (14.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (4.89%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (4.04%) Google Cloud Platform
5 16 (3.40%) IaaS
6 15 (3.19%) GitHub
7 14 (2.98%) Amazon EC2
7 14 (2.98%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 12 (2.55%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (1.91%) Akamai
9 9 (1.91%) Boomi
9 9 (1.91%) SaaS
10 7 (1.49%) Google App Engine
10 7 (1.49%) Google Compute Engine
10 7 (1.49%) PaaS
11 6 (1.28%) Serverless
12 4 (0.85%) Trello
13 2 (0.43%) Office 365
13 2 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 1 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 63 (13.40%) Firewall
2 60 (12.77%) DNS
3 44 (9.36%) TCP/IP
4 42 (8.94%) VPN
5 32 (6.81%) HTTP
5 32 (6.81%) Internet
6 29 (6.17%) SAN
7 20 (4.26%) SSL
8 12 (2.55%) 802.11
8 12 (2.55%) MPLS
8 12 (2.55%) Network Security
9 11 (2.34%) BGP
9 11 (2.34%) Kerberos
9 11 (2.34%) OSPF
10 10 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (2.13%) DWDM
10 10 (2.13%) IPsec
10 10 (2.13%) SNMP
10 10 (2.13%) WAN
10 10 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (18.09%) Relational Database
2 71 (15.11%) Oracle Database
3 39 (8.30%) Oracle Database 12c
3 39 (8.30%) SQL Server
4 38 (8.09%) MySQL
5 30 (6.38%) NoSQL
6 25 (5.32%) Oracle Database 11g
7 17 (3.62%) Oracle Database 10g
8 15 (3.19%) Amazon RDS
8 15 (3.19%) RDBMS
9 13 (2.77%) Oracle Exadata
10 10 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 10 (2.13%) MongoDB
10 10 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (1.91%) Neo4j
12 8 (1.70%) SQLPlus
13 7 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (1.49%) DB2
13 7 (1.49%) Jackrabbit
13 7 (1.49%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 68 (14.47%) Jenkins
2 55 (11.70%) Git (software)
3 49 (10.43%) JIRA
4 24 (5.11%) Selenium
5 21 (4.47%) SoapUI
6 20 (4.26%) Cucumber
6 20 (4.26%) Subversion
7 17 (3.62%) JUnit
8 16 (3.40%) Maven
9 12 (2.55%) JBehave
10 11 (2.34%) Eclipse
11 8 (1.70%) Ant
11 8 (1.70%) ClearCase
11 8 (1.70%) ClearQuest
11 8 (1.70%) Mockito
11 8 (1.70%) PROIV
12 7 (1.49%) GitLab
12 7 (1.49%) Log4j
12 7 (1.49%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
13 6 (1.28%) WebDriver
General
1 75 (15.96%) Finance
2 26 (5.53%) Advertising
3 25 (5.32%) Marketing
4 20 (4.26%) Retail
4 20 (4.26%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.06%) Publishing
6 3 (0.64%) Automotive
6 3 (0.64%) Games
7 2 (0.43%) Billing
7 2 (0.43%) Electronics
7 2 (0.43%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.21%) Banking
8 1 (0.21%) French Language
8 1 (0.21%) German Language
8 1 (0.21%) Legal
8 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.21%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 103 (21.91%) Developer
2 45 (9.57%) DBA
3 44 (9.36%) Java Developer
4 43 (9.15%) Analyst
5 37 (7.87%) Administrator
5 37 (7.87%) Oracle DBA
6 35 (7.45%) DevOps Engineer
7 34 (7.23%) Applications Support
8 32 (6.81%) Support Engineer
9 30 (6.38%) Software Developer
10 27 (5.74%) Applications Engineer
10 27 (5.74%) Applications Support Engineer
11 25 (5.32%) Senior Developer
12 24 (5.11%) Software Engineer
13 23 (4.89%) Architect
13 23 (4.89%) Automation Engineer
14 21 (4.47%) Security Engineer
14 21 (4.47%) Systems Developer
15 20 (4.26%) Senior Applications Support
15 20 (4.26%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (18.72%) Web Services
2 86 (18.30%) XML
3 74 (15.74%) HTML
4 69 (14.68%) Middleware
5 51 (10.85%) REST
6 50 (10.64%) SOAP
7 47 (10.00%) .NET
8 39 (8.30%) JSON
9 33 (7.02%) CSS
10 29 (6.17%) AngularJS
11 28 (5.96%) J2EE
12 24 (5.11%) Spring
13 23 (4.89%) ASP.NET
13 23 (4.89%) EDI
14 18 (3.83%) Oracle Fusion
15 17 (3.62%) Java EE
15 17 (3.62%) XSD
16 16 (3.40%) JavaBeans
16 16 (3.40%) OAuth
17 14 (2.98%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 54 (11.49%) Computer Science
1 54 (11.49%) Data Centre
2 45 (9.57%) Linux Command Line
3 44 (9.36%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (8.72%) Public Cloud
5 24 (5.11%) Self-Motivation
6 17 (3.62%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (3.40%) Fintech
8 15 (3.19%) HP Storage
8 15 (3.19%) Replication
9 13 (2.77%) Enterprise Storage
10 9 (1.91%) Greenfield Project
10 9 (1.91%) User Experience
11 8 (1.70%) Internet of Things
12 7 (1.49%) Mainframe
13 6 (1.28%) Algorithms
13 6 (1.28%) Cyberthreat
13 6 (1.28%) e-Learning
13 6 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
13 6 (1.28%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 339 (72.13%) Linux
2 186 (39.57%) Windows
3 54 (11.49%) Solaris
4 38 (8.09%) Windows Server
5 30 (6.38%) HPUX
6 21 (4.47%) Debian
6 21 (4.47%) Ubuntu
7 15 (3.19%) CoreOS
8 12 (2.55%) AIX
9 9 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.85%) CentOS
11 4 (0.85%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.64%) Android
12 3 (0.64%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.64%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.64%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.43%) SUSE
13 2 (0.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (27.87%) DevOps
2 123 (26.17%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (20.85%) Configuration Management
4 92 (19.57%) ITIL
5 90 (19.15%) Problem-Solving
6 82 (17.45%) Continuous Integration
7 75 (15.96%) Test Automation
8 71 (15.11%) Open Source
9 58 (12.34%) Software Engineering
10 57 (12.13%) TDD
11 55 (11.70%) Load Balancing
12 54 (11.49%) Scrum
13 52 (11.06%) Service Management
14 41 (8.72%) E-Commerce
15 39 (8.30%) Mentoring
16 36 (7.66%) SOA
17 35 (7.45%) Performance Tuning
18 33 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
18 33 (7.02%) Mathematics
19 32 (6.81%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 173 (36.81%) Java
2 137 (29.15%) Python
3 117 (24.89%) SQL
4 114 (24.26%) JavaScript
5 86 (18.30%) Bash Shell
6 71 (15.11%) PowerShell
7 68 (14.47%) Shell Script
8 43 (9.15%) Perl
9 37 (7.87%) C++
10 35 (7.45%) C#
11 33 (7.02%) Ruby
12 28 (5.96%) T-SQL
13 27 (5.74%) PHP
14 23 (4.89%) VB.NET
15 22 (4.68%) C
15 22 (4.68%) VBA
16 19 (4.04%) PL/SQL
17 8 (1.70%) Java 8
18 6 (1.28%) ES6
18 6 (1.28%) Korn
Qualifications
1 93 (19.79%) Degree
2 32 (6.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (5.74%) ITIL Certification
4 16 (3.40%) SC Cleared
4 16 (3.40%) Security Cleared
5 13 (2.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (2.55%) CISM
6 12 (2.55%) CISSP
7 11 (2.34%) GIAC
8 9 (1.91%) Sun Certification
9 8 (1.70%) MCDBA
10 7 (1.49%) CREST Certified
11 6 (1.28%) CCNP
11 6 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (1.28%) CISMP
11 6 (1.28%) GCFA
11 6 (1.28%) GCFE
11 6 (1.28%) GREM
12 5 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (1.06%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.96%) QA
2 24 (5.11%) SLA
3 11 (2.34%) PCI DSS
4 10 (2.13%) GCP
5 7 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.85%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.21%) GDPR
7 1 (0.21%) MiFID
7 1 (0.21%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 50 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (8.94%) Active Directory
3 38 (8.09%) Docker
4 32 (6.81%) Ceph
4 32 (6.81%) vSphere
5 31 (6.60%) Virtual Servers
6 30 (6.38%) Virtual Desktop
7 28 (5.96%) Oracle RAC
8 22 (4.68%) VMware ESXi
9 16 (3.40%) Virtual Machines
10 11 (2.34%) VMware NSX
11 8 (1.70%) Hyper-V
12 3 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.64%) iptables
13 2 (0.43%) HDFS
14 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 1 (0.21%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.21%) XenApp
14 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 83 (17.66%) Puppet
2 70 (14.89%) Ansible
3 66 (14.04%) Opscode Chef
4 41 (8.72%) vCenter Server
4 41 (8.72%) vRealize
5 34 (7.23%) Terraform
6 23 (4.89%) Kubernetes
7 22 (4.68%) Data Guard
7 22 (4.68%) Oracle RMAN
8 19 (4.04%) HP Data Protector
9 10 (2.13%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 10 (2.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 8 (1.70%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (1.49%) Single Sign-On
12 6 (1.28%) Backup Exec
12 6 (1.28%) EMC NetWorker
12 6 (1.28%) EnCase
13 5 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
14 4 (0.85%) CA Service Virtualization
15 2 (0.43%) Oozie
Vendors
1 144 (30.64%) Oracle
2 99 (21.06%) VMware
3 73 (15.53%) Microsoft
4 72 (15.32%) WorldPay
5 63 (13.40%) Citrix
6 60 (12.77%) IBM
7 45 (9.57%) Cisco
8 39 (8.30%) F5
8 39 (8.30%) Fortinet
9 32 (6.81%) Splunk
10 30 (6.38%) AppDynamics
10 30 (6.38%) BMC
11 29 (6.17%) HP
12 27 (5.74%) Veeam
13 24 (5.11%) ServiceNow
14 20 (4.26%) 3PAR
14 20 (4.26%) Juniper
15 19 (4.04%) Google
16 15 (3.19%) Brocade
17 13 (2.77%) NetApp