Period
to 18 March 2019

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 18 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 170 75 62
Rank change year-on-year -95 -13 -7
Permanent jobs citing Unix 147 461 539
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.71% 3.63% 4.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.20% 13.07% 17.55%
Number of salaries quoted 101 319 362
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £80,260 £67,375
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 2,372 3,527 3,072
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.55% 27.80% 24.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,793 2,730 2,457
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,250 £24,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £63,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -

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 18 March 2019.

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 18 March 2019. 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
Cambridgeshire -11 67 £45,000 -18.18% 26
Hertfordshire -71 59 £60,000 +4.35% 9
Bedfordshire -10 12 £42,500 -31.45% 4
Norfolk +11 5 £35,000 -57.32% 2
Essex +17 2 £41,500 +25.76% 4
Suffolk -10 2 - - 1
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 18 March 2019, 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.

1 105 (71.43%) Linux
2 68 (46.26%) Python
3 44 (29.93%) Windows
3 44 (29.93%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (29.93%) Degree
4 37 (25.17%) Shell Script
5 36 (24.49%) Computer Science
6 34 (23.13%) Oracle
7 33 (22.45%) SQL
8 31 (21.09%) Java
9 24 (16.33%) SQL Server
9 24 (16.33%) Bash Shell
9 24 (16.33%) DevOps
10 22 (14.97%) Problem-Solving
10 22 (14.97%) Puppet
11 21 (14.29%) TCP/IP
11 21 (14.29%) VMware
12 20 (13.61%) OpenStack
12 20 (13.61%) Ansible
13 19 (12.93%) Bioinformatics
13 19 (12.93%) Biology
14 18 (12.24%) Finance
14 18 (12.24%) Docker
14 18 (12.24%) Git (software)
14 18 (12.24%) Test Automation
15 17 (11.56%) PowerShell
15 17 (11.56%) Relational Database
15 17 (11.56%) Configuration Management
16 16 (10.88%) Microsoft
17 15 (10.20%) JBoss

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 20 (13.61%) OpenStack
2 15 (10.20%) JBoss
3 14 (9.52%) WebLogic
4 12 (8.16%) WebSphere
5 10 (6.80%) IIS
5 10 (6.80%) Tomcat
6 8 (5.44%) WildFly
7 6 (4.08%) GlassFish
7 6 (4.08%) nginx
8 5 (3.40%) Apache
8 5 (3.40%) Apache Spark
8 5 (3.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (2.72%) MQSeries
10 3 (2.04%) Jetty
11 2 (1.36%) Apache Pig
11 2 (1.36%) Apache Solr
11 2 (1.36%) SAS
11 2 (1.36%) WordPress
12 1 (0.68%) Confluence
12 1 (0.68%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 3 (2.04%) CATIA
2 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.68%) HipChat
3 1 (0.68%) Weka
Business Applications
1 3 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.68%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (8.84%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.08%) GitHub
3 6 (4.08%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (4.08%) SaaS
4 4 (2.72%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (2.72%) IaaS
4 4 (2.72%) PaaS
5 3 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.36%) Google Analytics
6 2 (1.36%) Office 365
7 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 12 (8.16%) Internet
3 9 (6.12%) Firewall
4 7 (4.76%) DNS
4 7 (4.76%) Wireless
5 6 (4.08%) MPLS
5 6 (4.08%) VPN
5 6 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (3.40%) SAN
6 5 (3.40%) SSL
7 4 (2.72%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (2.04%) LAN
9 2 (1.36%) Kerberos
9 2 (1.36%) WAN
10 1 (0.68%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 17 (11.56%) Relational Database
3 15 (10.20%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (6.12%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.40%) Apache Hive
5 5 (3.40%) Big Data
5 5 (3.40%) Hadoop
5 5 (3.40%) MySQL
5 5 (3.40%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.04%) Apache Kudu
6 3 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.04%) Impala
6 3 (2.04%) OLTP
7 2 (1.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.36%) Apache Zeppelin
7 2 (1.36%) HBase
7 2 (1.36%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.36%) Power BI
7 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (1.36%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 18 (12.24%) Git (software)
2 14 (9.52%) Maven
2 14 (9.52%) Subversion
3 13 (8.84%) Gradle
4 11 (7.48%) Jenkins
5 10 (6.80%) Selenium
5 10 (6.80%) TeamCity
6 6 (4.08%) Cucumber
6 6 (4.08%) GCC
7 5 (3.40%) JBehave
7 5 (3.40%) Mercurial
8 3 (2.04%) Appium
8 3 (2.04%) JIRA
8 3 (2.04%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.68%) Checkstyle
9 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.68%) PROIV
9 1 (0.68%) Robot Framework
9 1 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (12.24%) Finance
2 11 (7.48%) Retail
3 4 (2.72%) French Language
3 4 (2.72%) German Language
3 4 (2.72%) Law
3 4 (2.72%) Swedish Language
4 2 (1.36%) Automotive
5 1 (0.68%) Games
5 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (10.88%) Developer
2 15 (10.20%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (8.84%) Architect
3 13 (8.84%) Support Engineer
4 12 (8.16%) Software Developer
5 11 (7.48%) Unix Engineer
6 9 (6.12%) Linux Engineer
6 9 (6.12%) Senior Developer
6 9 (6.12%) Senior Software Developer
6 9 (6.12%) Software Engineer
7 8 (5.44%) DBA
7 8 (5.44%) Embedded Engineer
7 8 (5.44%) Technical Architect
7 8 (5.44%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 7 (4.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 7 (4.76%) Network Engineer
8 7 (4.76%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 7 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
8 7 (4.76%) Test Automation Engineer
8 7 (4.76%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.16%) Velocity
2 8 (5.44%) Java EE
3 6 (4.08%) Web Services
4 5 (3.40%) Gherkin
4 5 (3.40%) JMS
4 5 (3.40%) Kafka
4 5 (3.40%) React
4 5 (3.40%) Redux
4 5 (3.40%) WebSockets
5 4 (2.72%) ActiveMQ
5 4 (2.72%) EJB
5 4 (2.72%) EJB 3.0
5 4 (2.72%) HornetQ
5 4 (2.72%) Java SE
5 4 (2.72%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (2.04%) Django
6 3 (2.04%) Flask
6 3 (2.04%) jQuery
6 3 (2.04%) JTS
6 3 (2.04%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.80%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.80%) Replication
2 10 (6.80%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (6.12%) Linux Command Line
4 8 (5.44%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (4.08%) Algorithms
6 5 (3.40%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.72%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (2.04%) Cloud Native
8 3 (2.04%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (2.04%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.36%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 2 (1.36%) Fintech
9 2 (1.36%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.36%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.36%) PKI
10 1 (0.68%) LPAR
10 1 (0.68%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 105 (71.43%) Linux
2 44 (29.93%) Windows
3 8 (5.44%) AIX
4 7 (4.76%) Windows Server
5 6 (4.08%) Debian
5 6 (4.08%) Ubuntu
6 4 (2.72%) CentOS
7 3 (2.04%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.04%) SUSE
8 2 (1.36%) Android
8 2 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.36%) VMS
8 2 (1.36%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.36%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.36%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.68%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (29.93%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (24.49%) Computer Science
3 24 (16.33%) DevOps
4 22 (14.97%) Problem-Solving
5 19 (12.93%) Bioinformatics
5 19 (12.93%) Biology
6 18 (12.24%) Test Automation
7 17 (11.56%) Configuration Management
8 15 (10.20%) Informatics
9 14 (9.52%) Workflow
10 13 (8.84%) Scrum
11 12 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (8.16%) Open Source
11 12 (8.16%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 11 (7.48%) ITIL
13 10 (6.80%) Software Engineering
14 9 (6.12%) Build Automation
14 9 (6.12%) Data Analysis
14 9 (6.12%) Dependency Management
14 9 (6.12%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 68 (46.26%) Python
2 37 (25.17%) Shell Script
3 33 (22.45%) SQL
4 31 (21.09%) Java
5 24 (16.33%) Bash Shell
6 17 (11.56%) PowerShell
7 13 (8.84%) C
8 12 (8.16%) JavaScript
9 10 (6.80%) C++
9 10 (6.80%) Perl
10 8 (5.44%) Java 8
11 7 (4.76%) AWK
11 7 (4.76%) PL/SQL
12 5 (3.40%) Ruby
13 4 (2.72%) tcsh
14 3 (2.04%) MATLAB
14 3 (2.04%) R
14 3 (2.04%) sed
15 2 (1.36%) Korn
15 2 (1.36%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 44 (29.93%) Degree
2 14 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (5.44%) PhD
4 6 (4.08%) Master's Degree
5 5 (3.40%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.72%) AWS Certification
6 4 (2.72%) CCNP
7 3 (2.04%) MBA
8 2 (1.36%) CCNA
8 2 (1.36%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.36%) JNCIP
8 2 (1.36%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.68%) CCIE
9 1 (0.68%) CISA
9 1 (0.68%) CISM
9 1 (0.68%) CISSP
9 1 (0.68%) CWNA
9 1 (0.68%) MCSA
9 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.12%) QA
2 2 (1.36%) GDPR
2 2 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (12.24%) Docker
2 15 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (3.40%) HDFS
5 5 (3.40%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.04%) Apache Flume
7 2 (1.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (1.36%) Ceph
8 1 (0.68%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.68%) Xen
8 1 (0.68%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (14.97%) Puppet
2 20 (13.61%) Ansible
3 11 (7.48%) Kubernetes
4 8 (5.44%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (4.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (3.40%) Oozie
7 4 (2.72%) Data Guard
7 4 (2.72%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (2.72%) Terraform
8 3 (2.04%) Nagios
8 3 (2.04%) yum
9 2 (1.36%) Ambari
9 2 (1.36%) Grafana
9 2 (1.36%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (1.36%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.36%) Kibana
9 2 (1.36%) logstash
9 2 (1.36%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.68%) Mesos
10 1 (0.68%) Rancher
Vendors
1 34 (23.13%) Oracle
2 21 (14.29%) VMware
3 16 (10.88%) Microsoft
4 9 (6.12%) IBM
5 8 (5.44%) Google
6 7 (4.76%) Juniper
7 6 (4.08%) WorldPay
8 5 (3.40%) NetApp
9 3 (2.04%) SAP
10 2 (1.36%) Lotus
10 2 (1.36%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.68%) Apple
11 1 (0.68%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.68%) Citrix
11 1 (0.68%) EMC
11 1 (0.68%) IDERA
11 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.68%) Sonatype
11 1 (0.68%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.68%) webMethods