Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > East of England
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 92 60
Rank change year-on-year -10 -32 -7
Permanent jobs citing Unix 304 389 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.05% 3.23% 4.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.72% 12.12% 17.60%
Number of salaries quoted 205 294 413
East of England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £34,255 £31,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 2,593 3,209 3,136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 26.01% 26.65% 24.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,876 2,599 2,600
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,850 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.33% +5.53% +2.41%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £70,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +14 205 £65,000 +13.04% 13
Cambridgeshire -3 65 £45,000 -10.00% 17
Bedfordshire -9 16 £43,500 -20.91% 1
Norfolk +13 10 £38,358 -48.86% 1
Essex -16 5 £32,500 -1.52% 4
Suffolk -13 3 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 204 (67.11%) Linux
2 142 (46.71%) Windows
3 98 (32.24%) Python
4 89 (29.28%) Oracle
5 83 (27.30%) Agile Software Development
6 76 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 74 (24.34%) Shell Script
8 73 (24.01%) Puppet
9 68 (22.37%) DevOps
10 63 (20.72%) CISSP
11 62 (20.39%) Java
12 59 (19.41%) ITIL
13 58 (19.08%) Retail
13 58 (19.08%) Continuous Improvement
14 57 (18.75%) CISM
15 51 (16.78%) GIAC
15 51 (16.78%) Problem-Solving
16 50 (16.45%) VMware
16 50 (16.45%) Amazon AWS
17 49 (16.12%) Degree
17 49 (16.12%) Docker
18 48 (15.79%) OpenStack
19 47 (15.46%) SQL
19 47 (15.46%) Sophos
20 46 (15.13%) TCP/IP
20 46 (15.13%) SIEM
21 44 (14.47%) Symantec
21 44 (14.47%) SSCP
21 44 (14.47%) Ansible
21 44 (14.47%) SANS

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 48 (15.79%) OpenStack
2 28 (9.21%) JBoss
2 28 (9.21%) Tomcat
3 25 (8.22%) GlassFish
3 25 (8.22%) WebSphere
4 20 (6.58%) WebLogic
5 14 (4.61%) MQSeries
5 14 (4.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 9 (2.96%) Apache Spark
7 6 (1.97%) IIS
8 5 (1.64%) Apache
8 5 (1.64%) Apache Pig
8 5 (1.64%) Apache Solr
8 5 (1.64%) Confluence
8 5 (1.64%) SAS
9 4 (1.32%) Oracle Application Server
9 4 (1.32%) WildFly
10 3 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.99%) Jetty
11 2 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (1.64%) HipChat
1 5 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.99%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.66%) CATIA
4 1 (0.33%) Weka
Business Applications
1 9 (2.96%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.33%) Maximo
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 50 (16.45%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (11.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (8.88%) SaaS
4 19 (6.25%) IaaS
5 16 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
6 14 (4.61%) PaaS
7 10 (3.29%) Office 365
8 9 (2.96%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (2.30%) Mimecast
10 6 (1.97%) GitHub
11 4 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (1.32%) Amazon S3
11 4 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.99%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
14 1 (0.33%) Google Analytics
14 1 (0.33%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 46 (15.13%) TCP/IP
2 23 (7.57%) DNS
2 23 (7.57%) Firewall
3 18 (5.92%) SAN
4 16 (5.26%) Internet
4 16 (5.26%) VPN
5 14 (4.61%) Reverse Proxy
6 8 (2.63%) SSL
7 7 (2.30%) DKIM
7 7 (2.30%) DMARC
8 5 (1.64%) Kerberos
8 5 (1.64%) SNMP
9 4 (1.32%) HTTP
9 4 (1.32%) LAN
10 3 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (0.99%) DHCP
10 3 (0.99%) FTP
10 3 (0.99%) Wireless
11 2 (0.66%) BGP
11 2 (0.66%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (11.84%) SQL Server
2 30 (9.87%) Oracle Database
3 28 (9.21%) Relational Database
4 27 (8.88%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (5.92%) RDBMS
6 16 (5.26%) MySQL
7 10 (3.29%) Hadoop
8 9 (2.96%) Apache Hive
8 9 (2.96%) Big Data
9 8 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (2.30%) Oracle Database 12c
10 7 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (2.30%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (1.97%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.97%) HBase
11 6 (1.97%) MariaDB
12 5 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (1.64%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 21 (6.91%) Git (software)
2 18 (5.92%) Jenkins
3 13 (4.28%) Maven
4 12 (3.95%) Gradle
5 10 (3.29%) Cucumber
5 10 (3.29%) JIRA
5 10 (3.29%) Selenium
6 9 (2.96%) TeamCity
7 8 (2.63%) Subversion
8 6 (1.97%) JBehave
9 5 (1.64%) Bitbucket
9 5 (1.64%) JUnit
9 5 (1.64%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (1.32%) Checkstyle
11 3 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.99%) Clang
11 3 (0.99%) CMake
11 3 (0.99%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.66%) Appium
12 2 (0.66%) webpack
General
1 58 (19.08%) Retail
2 30 (9.87%) Finance
3 12 (3.95%) Law
4 11 (3.62%) French Language
4 11 (3.62%) German Language
4 11 (3.62%) Swedish Language
5 4 (1.32%) Advertising
6 3 (0.99%) Publishing
7 2 (0.66%) Legal
7 2 (0.66%) Marketing
7 2 (0.66%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.33%) Automotive
8 1 (0.33%) Games
8 1 (0.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 45 (14.80%) Security Manager
2 35 (11.51%) DevOps Engineer
3 28 (9.21%) Administrator
3 28 (9.21%) Engineering Manager
4 24 (7.89%) Architect
4 24 (7.89%) Security Engineer
5 23 (7.57%) DBA
6 22 (7.24%) Linux Engineer
7 18 (5.92%) Developer
8 17 (5.59%) Python Engineer
8 17 (5.59%) Team Leader
9 16 (5.26%) Analyst
9 16 (5.26%) Information Manager
9 16 (5.26%) Information Security Manager
9 16 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
10 15 (4.93%) Oracle DBA
10 15 (4.93%) Unix Engineer
11 13 (4.28%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 13 (4.28%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 12 (3.95%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (8.22%) Java EE
2 23 (7.57%) Velocity
3 22 (7.24%) Web Services
4 15 (4.93%) JMS
5 14 (4.61%) ActiveMQ
5 14 (4.61%) EJB
5 14 (4.61%) EJB 3.0
5 14 (4.61%) HornetQ
5 14 (4.61%) Java SE
5 14 (4.61%) WebSphere MQ
6 10 (3.29%) Hibernate
6 10 (3.29%) Kafka
7 7 (2.30%) HTML
7 7 (2.30%) XML
8 6 (1.97%) .NET
8 6 (1.97%) REST
9 5 (1.64%) Gherkin
9 5 (1.64%) JSON
9 5 (1.64%) LDAP
9 5 (1.64%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
1 23 (7.57%) Security Operations Centre
2 22 (7.24%) Replication
3 17 (5.59%) Management Information System
4 16 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
5 15 (4.93%) Linux Command Line
6 13 (4.28%) Public Cloud
7 12 (3.95%) Private Cloud
8 10 (3.29%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (2.96%) Algorithms
10 8 (2.63%) Data Centre
11 7 (2.30%) Client/Server
11 7 (2.30%) Cloud Native
11 7 (2.30%) Fintech
11 7 (2.30%) PKI
12 6 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (1.64%) Enterprise Storage
13 5 (1.64%) Mobile App
14 4 (1.32%) LPAR
14 4 (1.32%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 204 (67.11%) Linux
2 142 (46.71%) Windows
3 27 (8.88%) AIX
4 23 (7.57%) Debian
5 22 (7.24%) Ubuntu
6 17 (5.59%) Windows Server
7 9 (2.96%) CoreOS
8 6 (1.97%) HPUX
8 6 (1.97%) Solaris
9 5 (1.64%) VMS
10 4 (1.32%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.32%) CentOS
10 4 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.32%) SUSE
11 3 (0.99%) Android
12 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (27.30%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (22.37%) DevOps
3 59 (19.41%) ITIL
4 58 (19.08%) Continuous Improvement
5 51 (16.78%) Problem-Solving
6 46 (15.13%) SIEM
7 42 (13.82%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 39 (12.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 34 (11.18%) Mentoring
10 29 (9.54%) Configuration Management
10 29 (9.54%) Security Operations
11 27 (8.88%) Due Diligence
12 26 (8.55%) Computer Science
12 26 (8.55%) Performance Tuning
13 25 (8.22%) Cybersecurity
14 24 (7.89%) E-Commerce
14 24 (7.89%) Mathematics
15 23 (7.57%) Information Security
15 23 (7.57%) Line Management
15 23 (7.57%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 98 (32.24%) Python
2 74 (24.34%) Shell Script
3 62 (20.39%) Java
4 47 (15.46%) SQL
5 33 (10.86%) Bash Shell
6 23 (7.57%) PowerShell
7 15 (4.93%) AWK
8 11 (3.62%) JavaScript
8 11 (3.62%) PL/SQL
9 9 (2.96%) T-SQL
10 8 (2.63%) ANSI SQL
10 8 (2.63%) C
10 8 (2.63%) Perl
10 8 (2.63%) Ruby
11 7 (2.30%) Java 8
12 4 (1.32%) C#
12 4 (1.32%) Korn
12 4 (1.32%) PHP
13 3 (0.99%) C++
13 3 (0.99%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 63 (20.72%) CISSP
2 57 (18.75%) CISM
3 51 (16.78%) GIAC
4 49 (16.12%) Degree
5 44 (14.47%) CompTIA Security+
5 44 (14.47%) SANS
5 44 (14.47%) SSCP
6 42 (13.82%) CISA
7 37 (12.17%) CSSLP
8 21 (6.91%) Computer Science Degree
9 12 (3.95%) CRISC
10 9 (2.96%) AWS Certification
11 8 (2.63%) CREST Certified
11 8 (2.63%) Master's Degree
12 7 (2.30%) GCFA
12 7 (2.30%) GCFE
12 7 (2.30%) GREM
13 5 (1.64%) MBA
13 5 (1.64%) SC Cleared
13 5 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.91%) GDPR
2 20 (6.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (6.25%) PCI DSS
4 14 (4.61%) ISO 22301
5 10 (3.29%) COBIT
6 8 (2.63%) QA
7 6 (1.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.99%) BS7799
9 2 (0.66%) SLA
10 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 49 (16.12%) Docker
2 31 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (8.22%) VMware ESXi
4 17 (5.59%) Ceph
5 12 (3.95%) Active Directory
6 11 (3.62%) vSphere
7 10 (3.29%) Hyper-V
8 9 (2.96%) HDFS
9 6 (1.97%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 6 (1.97%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (1.97%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (1.32%) Apache Flume
10 4 (1.32%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 73 (24.01%) Puppet
2 44 (14.47%) Ansible
3 43 (14.14%) Kubernetes
4 31 (10.20%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (3.29%) Grafana
6 9 (2.96%) Data Guard
6 9 (2.96%) Oozie
6 9 (2.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 9 (2.96%) Oracle RMAN
7 7 (2.30%) CASB
7 7 (2.30%) EnCase
7 7 (2.30%) HP Data Protector
7 7 (2.30%) Norton AntiVirus
7 7 (2.30%) Prometheus
8 6 (1.97%) Terraform
9 5 (1.64%) Docker Swarm
9 5 (1.64%) Hadoop YARN
9 5 (1.64%) Mesos
9 5 (1.64%) Rancher
9 5 (1.64%) yum
Vendors
1 89 (29.28%) Oracle
2 76 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 50 (16.45%) VMware
4 47 (15.46%) Sophos
5 44 (14.47%) Symantec
6 33 (10.86%) IBM
7 28 (9.21%) NetApp
8 16 (5.26%) LogRhythm
9 12 (3.95%) Google
10 10 (3.29%) Forcepoint
11 9 (2.96%) Sybase
12 8 (2.63%) WorldPay
13 7 (2.30%) Cisco
13 7 (2.30%) HP
14 6 (1.97%) SAP
15 5 (1.64%) Atlassian
16 4 (1.32%) EMC
16 4 (1.32%) Red Hat
16 4 (1.32%) Sonatype
16 4 (1.32%) Splunk