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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 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > East of England
6 months to
18 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 158 136 121
Rank change year-on-year -22 -15 +35
Permanent jobs citing Unix 126 52 98
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 1.90% 1.35% 2.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.36% 6.42% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 19 42 59
10th Percentile £32,250 £29,750 £35,853
25th Percentile £36,125 £40,625 £43,656
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% -14.29% +40.00%
75th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £77,500
90th Percentile £75,250 £77,500 £84,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +8.70% +4.55%

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 1,508 810 1,117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 22.76% 21.04% 24.98%
Number of salaries quoted 748 553 869
10th Percentile £24,250 £26,500 £25,750
25th Percentile £30,000 £34,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.47% +11.76% -5.56%
75th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £73,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Unix as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Unix in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 May 2022.

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 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Hertfordshire +1 59 £70,000 -3.45% 8
Cambridgeshire -60 25 £35,000 -41.67% 4
Essex -18 22 £37,500 -48.28% 2
Bedfordshire -11 18 £60,000 +30.90% 3
Suffolk -21 2 £60,000 -17.24%
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 18 May 2022, 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 74 (58.73%) SQL
2 55 (43.65%) Service Design
3 52 (41.27%) Social Skills
4 49 (38.89%) Python
5 48 (38.10%) Linux
6 44 (34.92%) NEC
6 44 (34.92%) Asset Management
6 44 (34.92%) Local Government
6 44 (34.92%) Northgate
6 44 (34.92%) Housing Management
6 44 (34.92%) Social Housing
6 44 (34.92%) Public Sector
6 44 (34.92%) Housing Association
6 44 (34.92%) DBS Check
7 40 (31.75%) Agile
8 36 (28.57%) AWS
9 34 (26.98%) Computer Science
10 31 (24.60%) PostgreSQL
11 29 (23.02%) Azure
11 29 (23.02%) Docker
12 28 (22.22%) Java
12 28 (22.22%) Kubernetes
13 26 (20.63%) Degree
14 25 (19.84%) CI/CD
15 24 (19.05%) Shell Script
16 23 (18.25%) Git (software)
16 23 (18.25%) Test Automation
17 22 (17.46%) Microsoft
17 22 (17.46%) MySQL
17 22 (17.46%) SQL Server

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 18 (14.29%) Apache Spark
2 7 (5.56%) Apache
2 7 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.59%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.79%) SAS
Business Applications
1 5 (3.97%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 36 (28.57%) AWS
2 29 (23.02%) Azure
3 18 (14.29%) OpenShift
4 17 (13.49%) Serverless
5 14 (11.11%) GCP
6 12 (9.52%) AWS Lambda
7 11 (8.73%) Cloud Functions
7 11 (8.73%) SaaS
8 9 (7.14%) GitHub
9 7 (5.56%) IaaS
9 7 (5.56%) PaaS
10 5 (3.97%) Amazon S3
10 5 (3.97%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (3.97%) Azure Sentinel
10 5 (3.97%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (3.97%) Microsoft 365
11 3 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (1.59%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 2 (1.59%) Fivetran
12 2 (1.59%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.70%) Internet
2 9 (7.14%) Firewall
3 8 (6.35%) DNS
4 7 (5.56%) HTTP
4 7 (5.56%) Network Security
5 4 (3.17%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.59%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.59%) VPN
7 1 (0.79%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (24.60%) PostgreSQL
2 22 (17.46%) MySQL
2 22 (17.46%) SQL Server
3 17 (13.49%) NoSQL
4 14 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 13 (10.32%) Flink
6 11 (8.73%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (8.73%) MongoDB
7 9 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (6.35%) Data Lake
9 7 (5.56%) Apache Hive
9 7 (5.56%) Big Data
9 7 (5.56%) Data Vault
9 7 (5.56%) OLTP
10 6 (4.76%) Oracle Database
11 5 (3.97%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (3.97%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (3.97%) Oracle Database 12c
12 4 (3.17%) Amazon Redshift
13 3 (2.38%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 23 (18.25%) Git (software)
2 20 (15.87%) JIRA
3 13 (10.32%) Subversion
4 11 (8.73%) Ant
4 11 (8.73%) Gradle
4 11 (8.73%) Jenkins
4 11 (8.73%) Maven
5 5 (3.97%) RStudio
5 5 (3.97%) Toad
6 2 (1.59%) Bugzilla
6 2 (1.59%) Capybara
6 2 (1.59%) git-flow
6 2 (1.59%) Pivotal Tracker
6 2 (1.59%) RSpec
6 2 (1.59%) Trac
General
1 52 (41.27%) Social Skills
2 44 (34.92%) Local Government
2 44 (34.92%) Public Sector
2 44 (34.92%) Social Housing
3 19 (15.08%) Finance
4 12 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (8.73%) Manufacturing
6 10 (7.94%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.59%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.59%) Automotive
8 1 (0.79%) Banking
8 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (36.51%) Consultant
2 44 (34.92%) Implementation Consultant
3 20 (15.87%) Data Engineer
4 17 (13.49%) Developer
5 11 (8.73%) Java Engineer
5 11 (8.73%) Senior Java Engineer
6 8 (6.35%) Software Engineer
7 7 (5.56%) Architect
7 7 (5.56%) Principal Architect
7 7 (5.56%) Scientific Software Engineer
7 7 (5.56%) Senior Data Engineer
7 7 (5.56%) Software Developer
8 6 (4.76%) DBA
8 6 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
8 6 (4.76%) Security Manager
9 5 (3.97%) Analyst Developer
9 5 (3.97%) Data Analyst
9 5 (3.97%) Developer Analyst
9 5 (3.97%) Senior DBA
9 5 (3.97%) Senior Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.08%) .NET
2 13 (10.32%) RESTful
3 12 (9.52%) CSS
3 12 (9.52%) HTML
4 11 (8.73%) ASP.NET
4 11 (8.73%) JDBC
5 7 (5.56%) Spring
5 7 (5.56%) Spring Boot
6 6 (4.76%) AngularJS
6 6 (4.76%) REST
7 5 (3.97%) Java EE
7 5 (3.97%) React
8 3 (2.38%) J2EE
8 3 (2.38%) JSP
8 3 (2.38%) Middleware
9 2 (1.59%) Kafka
9 2 (1.59%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (1.59%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (1.59%) Sidekiq
9 2 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 44 (34.92%) Housing Association
2 18 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
3 16 (12.70%) Life Science
4 14 (11.11%) Algorithms
4 14 (11.11%) Data Structures
5 11 (8.73%) Management Information System
6 10 (7.94%) Virtual Team
7 8 (6.35%) Public Cloud
8 7 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (3.97%) Cyber Defence
9 5 (3.97%) Cyberattack
9 5 (3.97%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (3.97%) Data Centre
9 5 (3.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (3.97%) Security Operations Centre
9 5 (3.97%) User Experience
10 3 (2.38%) Cloud Native
11 1 (0.79%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.79%) SCORM
11 1 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 48 (38.10%) Linux
2 20 (15.87%) Windows
3 8 (6.35%) Solaris
4 2 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.59%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.79%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (43.65%) Service Design
2 44 (34.92%) Asset Management
2 44 (34.92%) Housing Management
3 40 (31.75%) Agile
4 34 (26.98%) Computer Science
5 25 (19.84%) CI/CD
6 23 (18.25%) Test Automation
7 21 (16.67%) TDD
8 19 (15.08%) BDD
8 19 (15.08%) Data Modelling
9 18 (14.29%) Microservices
10 17 (13.49%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (12.70%) Cybersecurity
11 16 (12.70%) Scrum
12 14 (11.11%) Bioinformatics
12 14 (11.11%) Mentoring
12 14 (11.11%) SDLC
13 13 (10.32%) OOP
13 13 (10.32%) User Stories
14 12 (9.52%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (58.73%) SQL
2 49 (38.89%) Python
3 28 (22.22%) Java
4 24 (19.05%) Shell Script
5 20 (15.87%) JavaScript
6 18 (14.29%) PowerShell
7 16 (12.70%) Perl
8 15 (11.90%) C++
9 14 (11.11%) Ruby
10 12 (9.52%) C
11 11 (8.73%) PHP
12 9 (7.14%) T-SQL
13 8 (6.35%) Bash
14 7 (5.56%) Scala
15 6 (4.76%) C#
16 5 (3.97%) VBA
17 4 (3.17%) PL/SQL
18 2 (1.59%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 44 (34.92%) DBS Check
2 26 (20.63%) Degree
3 9 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (6.35%) CISM
4 8 (6.35%) CISSP
5 5 (3.97%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 5 (3.97%) CCSP
5 5 (3.97%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.97%) Postgraduate
5 5 (3.97%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.59%) CISA
6 2 (1.59%) GIAC
6 2 (1.59%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.79%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.76%) GDPR
2 4 (3.17%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (3.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 4 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.38%) SLA
4 2 (1.59%) HIPAA
4 2 (1.59%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 29 (23.02%) Docker
2 6 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (3.97%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.97%) Oracle Clusterware
3 5 (3.97%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (3.97%) Slurm Workload Manager
4 2 (1.59%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 28 (22.22%) Kubernetes
2 9 (7.14%) Ansible
3 6 (4.76%) Data Guard
3 6 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (3.97%) CSIRT
4 5 (3.97%) NetBackup
4 5 (3.97%) Oracle ZFS
4 5 (3.97%) WMI
5 3 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.38%) Puppet
5 3 (2.38%) Terraform
6 2 (1.59%) Control-M
6 2 (1.59%) Kibana
6 2 (1.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (34.92%) NEC
1 44 (34.92%) Northgate
2 22 (17.46%) Microsoft
3 16 (12.70%) Oracle
4 13 (10.32%) Google
5 9 (7.14%) Splunk
6 6 (4.76%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.97%) AppDynamics
7 5 (3.97%) Commvault
7 5 (3.97%) Databricks
7 5 (3.97%) Dataiku
7 5 (3.97%) Refinitiv
7 5 (3.97%) Reuters
8 3 (2.38%) CrowdStrike
8 3 (2.38%) FireEye
9 2 (1.59%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.59%) Cisco
10 1 (0.79%) BT
10 1 (0.79%) IBM
10 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com