Period
to 17 August 2017

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 17 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 60 61
Rank change year-on-year -33 +1 -24
Permanent jobs citing Unix 384 599 668
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.19% 4.41% 4.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.79% 17.87% 15.93%
Number of salaries quoted 299 469 497
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £29,759
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +3.09%

Unix is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3002 3352 4193
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 24.97% 24.69% 26.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2441 2817 3325
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 17 August 2017.

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 17 August 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
Hertfordshire -23 165 £50,000 +11.11% 9
Cambridgeshire -69 82 £40,000 -15.79% 12
Essex +33 71 £35,307 -24.07% 1
Bedfordshire -26 42 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Norfolk +9 16 £40,000 -60.00% 2
Suffolk -11 11 £35,000 -
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 East of England region with a requirement for Unix.

1 265 (69.01%) Linux
2 161 (41.93%) Oracle
3 145 (37.76%) Java
4 134 (34.90%) Windows
5 130 (33.85%) Python
5 130 (33.85%) SQL
6 89 (23.18%) Shell Script
7 88 (22.92%) DevOps
8 81 (21.09%) Degree
9 68 (17.71%) Web Services
10 64 (16.67%) Perl
11 57 (14.84%) Finance
11 57 (14.84%) Oracle Database
12 56 (14.58%) VMware
13 55 (14.32%) SQL Server
13 55 (14.32%) XML
14 53 (13.80%) Software Engineering
14 53 (13.80%) Agile Software Development
15 52 (13.54%) Solaris
15 52 (13.54%) Performance Tuning
16 51 (13.28%) MySQL
17 50 (13.02%) Microsoft
18 48 (12.50%) REST
19 47 (12.24%) SOAP
20 46 (11.98%) Continuous Integration
21 45 (11.72%) ITIL
22 44 (11.46%) SOA
22 44 (11.46%) VMware Infrastructure
22 44 (11.46%) Puppet
23 43 (11.20%) Oracle Database 12c

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 43 (11.20%) WebLogic
2 26 (6.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 25 (6.51%) Apache
4 23 (5.99%) Tomcat
5 22 (5.73%) JBoss
5 22 (5.73%) Oracle Service Bus
6 21 (5.47%) WebSphere
7 12 (3.13%) CMS
8 7 (1.82%) OpenStack
9 5 (1.30%) NetWeaver
10 4 (1.04%) GlassFish
10 4 (1.04%) MQSeries
11 3 (0.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 3 (0.78%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.52%) Confluence
12 2 (0.52%) IIS
12 2 (0.52%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.26%) DNN
13 1 (0.26%) Drupal
13 1 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (2.60%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (2.34%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.52%) Magento
3 2 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 42 (10.94%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (3.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.08%) IaaS
4 7 (1.82%) Office 365
5 6 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (1.30%) GitHub
7 4 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (1.04%) SaaS
8 3 (0.78%) Oracle Service Cloud
9 2 (0.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.26%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.26%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.26%) Linode
10 1 (0.26%) Route 53
10 1 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 40 (10.42%) Firewall
2 38 (9.90%) TCP/IP
3 26 (6.77%) SAN
4 24 (6.25%) VPN
5 18 (4.69%) HTTP
6 16 (4.17%) Network Security
7 15 (3.91%) DNS
8 12 (3.13%) Internet
9 10 (2.60%) SSH
10 9 (2.34%) NAS
10 9 (2.34%) VLAN
11 8 (2.08%) DHCP
11 8 (2.08%) IMAP
11 8 (2.08%) iSCSI
11 8 (2.08%) SMTP
12 7 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (1.82%) IPsec
13 6 (1.56%) VoIP
14 5 (1.30%) ICMP
14 5 (1.30%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (14.84%) Oracle Database
2 55 (14.32%) SQL Server
3 51 (13.28%) MySQL
4 43 (11.20%) Oracle Database 12c
5 32 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 25 (6.51%) Relational Database
7 18 (4.69%) RDBMS
8 16 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
9 15 (3.91%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
10 11 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (2.60%) Oracle Exadata
12 7 (1.82%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
14 2 (0.52%) Big Data
14 2 (0.52%) DB2
14 2 (0.52%) Impala
14 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 1 (0.26%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 27 (7.03%) Jenkins
2 21 (5.47%) Git (software)
2 21 (5.47%) Subversion
3 18 (4.69%) Eclipse
4 17 (4.43%) Selenium
5 15 (3.91%) JIRA
6 11 (2.86%) Ant
7 9 (2.34%) JUnit
7 9 (2.34%) Oracle APEX
8 8 (2.08%) HP UFT
8 8 (2.08%) WebDriver
9 7 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (1.56%) Visual Studio
11 5 (1.30%) Maven
11 5 (1.30%) Toad
12 4 (1.04%) Cucumber
12 4 (1.04%) JBehave
13 3 (0.78%) Gradle
13 3 (0.78%) PROIV
13 3 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 57 (14.84%) Finance
2 24 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 20 (5.21%) Banking
4 13 (3.39%) Advertising
4 13 (3.39%) Retail
5 12 (3.13%) Back Office
5 12 (3.13%) Military
6 9 (2.34%) Automotive
6 9 (2.34%) Publishing
7 4 (1.04%) Law
8 2 (0.52%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.52%) Legal
9 1 (0.26%) Games
9 1 (0.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 62 (16.15%) Developer
2 52 (13.54%) DBA
3 50 (13.02%) Administrator
4 43 (11.20%) Oracle DBA
5 39 (10.16%) Analyst
5 39 (10.16%) DevOps Engineer
6 38 (9.90%) Architect
7 29 (7.55%) Junior
8 26 (6.77%) Linux Engineer
9 21 (5.47%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 20 (5.21%) Graduate
10 20 (5.21%) Java Developer
10 20 (5.21%) SQL Analyst
11 19 (4.95%) Unix Analyst
11 19 (4.95%) Unix Architect
12 18 (4.69%) Junior DevOps
12 18 (4.69%) Systems Analyst
13 17 (4.43%) Support Engineer
13 17 (4.43%) Technical Architect
13 17 (4.43%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (17.71%) Web Services
2 55 (14.32%) XML
3 48 (12.50%) REST
4 47 (12.24%) SOAP
5 40 (10.42%) HTML
6 30 (7.81%) Middleware
7 21 (5.47%) Java EE
8 20 (5.21%) Oracle Fusion
9 16 (4.17%) Spring
10 15 (3.91%) Hibernate
11 14 (3.65%) Struts
12 13 (3.39%) HTML5
12 13 (3.39%) XML Messaging
13 12 (3.13%) CSS
13 12 (3.13%) JSON
14 11 (2.86%) J2EE
15 9 (2.34%) CSS3
15 9 (2.34%) EJB
15 9 (2.34%) JMS
15 9 (2.34%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 43 (11.20%) Computer Science
2 39 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (5.73%) Client/Server
4 17 (4.43%) Data Centre
5 12 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
6 9 (2.34%) Algorithms
7 7 (1.82%) Fintech
7 7 (1.82%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.56%) PACS
8 6 (1.56%) User Experience
9 5 (1.30%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.30%) Replication
10 4 (1.04%) Clustering
10 4 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.04%) PKI
11 3 (0.78%) Device Driver
11 3 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.78%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 265 (69.01%) Linux
2 134 (34.90%) Windows
3 52 (13.54%) Solaris
4 23 (5.99%) Windows Server
5 12 (3.13%) Mac OS
6 11 (2.86%) AIX
7 10 (2.60%) CentOS
7 10 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.82%) Mac OS X
9 6 (1.56%) Mac OS X Server
9 6 (1.56%) Ubuntu
10 5 (1.30%) Debian
10 5 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.78%) CoreOS
12 3 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.52%) Android
13 2 (0.52%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.26%) HPUX
14 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (22.92%) DevOps
2 53 (13.80%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (13.80%) Software Engineering
3 52 (13.54%) Performance Tuning
4 46 (11.98%) Continuous Integration
5 45 (11.72%) ITIL
6 44 (11.46%) SOA
7 42 (10.94%) OO
8 40 (10.42%) Mathematics
9 39 (10.16%) Disaster Recovery
10 36 (9.38%) Test Automation
11 33 (8.59%) Configuration Management
12 30 (7.81%) Data Security
12 30 (7.81%) OOD
13 27 (7.03%) UML
14 24 (6.25%) High Availability
14 24 (6.25%) Wealth Management
15 23 (5.99%) Task Automation
16 22 (5.73%) Business Activity Monitoring
17 21 (5.47%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 145 (37.76%) Java
2 130 (33.85%) Python
2 130 (33.85%) SQL
3 89 (23.18%) Shell Script
4 64 (16.67%) Perl
5 40 (10.42%) PL/SQL
6 35 (9.11%) JavaScript
7 34 (8.85%) Bash Shell
7 34 (8.85%) C++
8 22 (5.73%) C
9 17 (4.43%) Korn
10 16 (4.17%) C#
11 13 (3.39%) PowerShell
12 10 (2.60%) R
13 7 (1.82%) PHP
14 6 (1.56%) Jython
14 6 (1.56%) Objective-C
14 6 (1.56%) Ruby
15 5 (1.30%) Scala
15 5 (1.30%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 81 (21.09%) Degree
2 30 (7.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (4.17%) OCP
3 16 (4.17%) Oracle Certification
4 10 (2.60%) PhD
5 7 (1.82%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.56%) AWS Certification
7 5 (1.30%) ISEB
8 4 (1.04%) DBS Check
8 4 (1.04%) Master's Degree
8 4 (1.04%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.78%) CCNA
9 3 (0.78%) CEH
9 3 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.78%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.52%) CCIE
10 2 (0.52%) CCNP
10 2 (0.52%) CCSP
10 2 (0.52%) CISA
10 2 (0.52%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (8.85%) SLA
2 15 (3.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (3.65%) QA
4 12 (3.13%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (11.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (7.81%) Active Directory
3 24 (6.25%) Docker
4 20 (5.21%) vSphere
5 9 (2.34%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (2.08%) KVM
6 8 (2.08%) XenServer
7 7 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.78%) Ceph
9 2 (0.52%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.52%) iptables
10 1 (0.26%) pfSense
10 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 44 (11.46%) Puppet
2 37 (9.64%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (8.59%) Ansible
4 24 (6.25%) Data Guard
4 24 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
5 14 (3.65%) Nagios
5 14 (3.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 8 (2.08%) SCOM
7 7 (1.82%) Kubernetes
8 5 (1.30%) ZABBIX
9 4 (1.04%) BMC PATROL
10 3 (0.78%) Jamf Pro
10 3 (0.78%) Terraform
10 3 (0.78%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
12 1 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
12 1 (0.26%) CSIRT
12 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Clustering
12 1 (0.26%) Salt
12 1 (0.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 161 (41.93%) Oracle
2 56 (14.58%) VMware
3 50 (13.02%) Microsoft
4 32 (8.33%) IBM
5 29 (7.55%) Cisco
6 27 (7.03%) Citrix
7 20 (5.21%) NetApp
8 12 (3.13%) Adobe
8 12 (3.13%) HP
8 12 (3.13%) SAP
8 12 (3.13%) Xerox
9 8 (2.08%) Red Hat
9 8 (2.08%) Sybase
10 7 (1.82%) Google
11 6 (1.56%) BMC
11 6 (1.56%) Perforce
12 5 (1.30%) Hortonworks
12 5 (1.30%) Pega
13 4 (1.04%) Brocade
13 4 (1.04%) Hyperion