Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 99 63
Rank change year-on-year +16 -36 -7
Permanent jobs citing Unix 364 379 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.46% 3.28% 4.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.81% 12.22% 17.32%
Number of salaries quoted 237 295 433
East of England median annual salary £60,000 £47,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.66% -1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,855 £30,100 £26,600
90th Percentile £78,750 £67,500 £72,000
England median annual salary £56,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.73% +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 2,636 3,102 3,187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 25.08% 26.83% 24.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,930 2,575 2,670
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £24,475 £23,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +0.56%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +19 231 £65,000 +23.81% 21
Cambridgeshire +18 82 £44,400 -1.33% 18
Bedfordshire 0 31 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Suffolk +9 8 £53,750 +155.95%
Norfolk +10 6 £38,358 -4.11% 3
Essex -21 6 £33,000 - 9
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 245 (67.31%) Linux
2 160 (43.96%) Windows
3 122 (33.52%) Oracle
4 107 (29.40%) Python
5 86 (23.63%) Puppet
6 84 (23.08%) DevOps
7 82 (22.53%) Agile Software Development
7 82 (22.53%) Java
8 78 (21.43%) Shell Script
9 77 (21.15%) Microsoft
10 72 (19.78%) Retail
11 71 (19.51%) ITIL
12 69 (18.96%) Problem-Solving
13 68 (18.68%) CISSP
14 66 (18.13%) Amazon AWS
15 63 (17.31%) Continuous Improvement
15 63 (17.31%) Degree
16 62 (17.03%) SQL
16 62 (17.03%) CISM
17 56 (15.38%) VMware
18 55 (15.11%) Docker
18 55 (15.11%) Oracle Database
19 54 (14.84%) GIAC
20 53 (14.56%) Sophos
20 53 (14.56%) Site Reliability Engineering
21 52 (14.29%) TCP/IP
22 51 (14.01%) Ansible
23 49 (13.46%) Symantec
24 48 (13.19%) SIEM
24 48 (13.19%) Kubernetes

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 47 (12.91%) OpenStack
2 28 (7.69%) GlassFish
2 28 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 27 (7.42%) WebSphere
4 26 (7.14%) JBoss
5 19 (5.22%) WebLogic
6 16 (4.40%) MQSeries
6 16 (4.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 13 (3.57%) Oracle Application Server
8 9 (2.47%) Apache Spark
9 7 (1.92%) Apache Pig
9 7 (1.92%) Apache Solr
9 7 (1.92%) SAS
10 6 (1.65%) Apache
10 6 (1.65%) Confluence
11 4 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.55%) IIS
13 2 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
14 1 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (1.37%) HipChat
2 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (2.75%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.27%) Magento
4 1 (0.27%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 66 (18.13%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (7.42%) SaaS
4 21 (5.77%) IaaS
5 18 (4.95%) AWS CloudFormation
6 14 (3.85%) PaaS
7 11 (3.02%) Office 365
8 9 (2.47%) GitHub
9 8 (2.20%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (1.92%) Mimecast
11 4 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (1.10%) Amazon S3
11 4 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (1.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.82%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.27%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 52 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 32 (8.79%) Firewall
3 30 (8.24%) DNS
4 25 (6.87%) SAN
5 23 (6.32%) Internet
6 18 (4.95%) VPN
7 16 (4.40%) Reverse Proxy
8 10 (2.75%) SSL
9 7 (1.92%) DKIM
9 7 (1.92%) DMARC
9 7 (1.92%) Kerberos
9 7 (1.92%) SNMP
10 6 (1.65%) HTTP
11 4 (1.10%) 802.11
11 4 (1.10%) BGP
11 4 (1.10%) FTP
11 4 (1.10%) LAN
11 4 (1.10%) OSPF
12 3 (0.82%) DVB
12 3 (0.82%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (15.11%) Oracle Database
2 38 (10.44%) Relational Database
2 38 (10.44%) SQL Server
3 27 (7.42%) PostgreSQL
4 25 (6.87%) RDBMS
5 23 (6.32%) Oracle Database 11g
6 21 (5.77%) MySQL
7 19 (5.22%) Oracle Database 12c
8 12 (3.30%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (2.75%) Hadoop
9 10 (2.75%) Oracle Database 10g
10 9 (2.47%) Apache Hive
10 9 (2.47%) NoSQL
11 8 (2.20%) Amazon RDS
11 8 (2.20%) HBase
11 8 (2.20%) MariaDB
11 8 (2.20%) Oracle Exadata
12 7 (1.92%) Amazon Redshift
12 7 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (1.92%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 22 (6.04%) Git (software)
2 20 (5.49%) Jenkins
3 13 (3.57%) JIRA
4 11 (3.02%) Subversion
5 8 (2.20%) Sonatype Nexus
6 7 (1.92%) Cucumber
6 7 (1.92%) Selenium
7 6 (1.65%) JUnit
7 6 (1.65%) Maven
7 6 (1.65%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.37%) Bitbucket
8 5 (1.37%) Gradle
8 5 (1.37%) SoapUI
9 4 (1.10%) Checkstyle
9 4 (1.10%) Gatling
9 4 (1.10%) JBehave
9 4 (1.10%) JMeter
9 4 (1.10%) NUnit
10 3 (0.82%) Clang
10 3 (0.82%) Oracle APEX
General
1 72 (19.78%) Retail
2 33 (9.07%) Finance
3 12 (3.30%) French Language
3 12 (3.30%) German Language
3 12 (3.30%) Law
3 12 (3.30%) Swedish Language
4 9 (2.47%) Advertising
5 8 (2.20%) Publishing
6 4 (1.10%) Legal
6 4 (1.10%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.82%) Automotive
7 3 (0.82%) Marketing
7 3 (0.82%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.55%) Local Government
9 1 (0.27%) Billing
9 1 (0.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 52 (14.29%) Administrator
2 45 (12.36%) Security Manager
3 41 (11.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 40 (10.99%) DBA
5 31 (8.52%) Architect
6 30 (8.24%) Oracle DBA
7 28 (7.69%) Developer
7 28 (7.69%) Engineering Manager
8 27 (7.42%) Security Engineer
9 24 (6.59%) Analyst
10 21 (5.77%) Linux Engineer
11 20 (5.49%) Team Leader
12 19 (5.22%) Infrastructure Architect
13 17 (4.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 17 (4.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 17 (4.67%) Python Engineer
13 17 (4.67%) Unix Administrator
14 16 (4.40%) Information Manager
14 16 (4.40%) Information Security Manager
15 13 (3.57%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (9.89%) Web Services
2 26 (7.14%) Java EE
3 19 (5.22%) Velocity
4 18 (4.95%) HTML
5 16 (4.40%) EJB
5 16 (4.40%) JMS
5 16 (4.40%) XML
6 15 (4.12%) .NET
6 15 (4.12%) ActiveMQ
6 15 (4.12%) EJB 3.0
6 15 (4.12%) HornetQ
6 15 (4.12%) Java SE
6 15 (4.12%) WebSphere MQ
7 12 (3.30%) JSON
8 10 (2.75%) Hibernate
8 10 (2.75%) Kafka
9 9 (2.47%) REST
10 8 (2.20%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 7 (1.92%) Middleware
11 7 (1.92%) SparkR
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.62%) Computer Science
2 26 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (6.32%) Replication
3 23 (6.32%) Security Operations Centre
4 22 (6.04%) Linux Command Line
5 18 (4.95%) Management Information System
5 18 (4.95%) Public Cloud
6 17 (4.67%) Hybrid Cloud
7 16 (4.40%) Data Centre
8 14 (3.85%) Private Cloud
9 12 (3.30%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (2.20%) Enterprise Storage
11 7 (1.92%) Algorithms
11 7 (1.92%) Client/Server
11 7 (1.92%) Cloud Native
11 7 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.92%) Mobile App
11 7 (1.92%) PKI
12 6 (1.65%) Fintech
13 5 (1.37%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 245 (67.31%) Linux
2 160 (43.96%) Windows
3 26 (7.14%) AIX
3 26 (7.14%) Solaris
4 24 (6.59%) Debian
5 21 (5.77%) Ubuntu
6 17 (4.67%) Windows Server
7 14 (3.85%) HPUX
8 11 (3.02%) CoreOS
9 7 (1.92%) VMS
10 4 (1.10%) CentOS
10 4 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.10%) SUSE
11 3 (0.82%) Android
11 3 (0.82%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (23.08%) DevOps
2 82 (22.53%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (19.51%) ITIL
4 69 (18.96%) Problem-Solving
5 63 (17.31%) Continuous Improvement
6 53 (14.56%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 48 (13.19%) SIEM
8 46 (12.64%) Configuration Management
9 41 (11.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 39 (10.71%) Mentoring
11 37 (10.16%) Performance Tuning
12 33 (9.07%) E-Commerce
13 30 (8.24%) Mathematics
14 29 (7.97%) Security Operations
15 27 (7.42%) Cybersecurity
15 27 (7.42%) Due Diligence
16 26 (7.14%) Open Source
17 25 (6.87%) Disaster Recovery
17 25 (6.87%) Information Security
18 24 (6.59%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 107 (29.40%) Python
2 82 (22.53%) Java
3 78 (21.43%) Shell Script
4 62 (17.03%) SQL
5 44 (12.09%) Bash Shell
6 24 (6.59%) AWK
7 23 (6.32%) JavaScript
7 23 (6.32%) PowerShell
8 18 (4.95%) Perl
9 17 (4.67%) PL/SQL
10 13 (3.57%) Korn
11 11 (3.02%) C
12 10 (2.75%) C#
12 10 (2.75%) C-shell
12 10 (2.75%) Ruby
13 9 (2.47%) T-SQL
14 8 (2.20%) ANSI SQL
14 8 (2.20%) C++
15 5 (1.37%) VB.NET
16 4 (1.10%) PHP
Qualifications
1 68 (18.68%) CISSP
2 63 (17.31%) Degree
3 62 (17.03%) CISM
4 54 (14.84%) GIAC
5 47 (12.91%) CompTIA Security+
5 47 (12.91%) SANS
5 47 (12.91%) SSCP
6 46 (12.64%) CISA
7 40 (10.99%) CSSLP
8 32 (8.79%) Computer Science Degree
9 12 (3.30%) CRISC
10 10 (2.75%) AWS Certification
11 8 (2.20%) CREST Certified
11 8 (2.20%) Master's Degree
11 8 (2.20%) Security Cleared
12 7 (1.92%) GCFA
12 7 (1.92%) GCFE
12 7 (1.92%) GREM
12 7 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.87%) PCI DSS
2 22 (6.04%) GDPR
2 22 (6.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (5.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 14 (3.85%) ISO 22301
5 10 (2.75%) COBIT
6 6 (1.65%) QA
7 5 (1.37%) SLA
8 3 (0.82%) BS7799
9 2 (0.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 55 (15.11%) Docker
2 34 (9.34%) VMware ESXi
3 33 (9.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (7.42%) Oracle RAC
5 21 (5.77%) Ceph
6 18 (4.95%) Active Directory
7 14 (3.85%) vSphere
8 10 (2.75%) Hyper-V
9 9 (2.47%) HDFS
10 8 (2.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 8 (2.20%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (1.10%) PowerHA
12 3 (0.82%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.55%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 86 (23.63%) Puppet
2 51 (14.01%) Ansible
3 48 (13.19%) Kubernetes
4 42 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
5 27 (7.42%) Data Guard
5 27 (7.42%) Oracle RMAN
6 22 (6.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 14 (3.85%) HP Data Protector
8 12 (3.30%) Grafana
9 10 (2.75%) Norton AntiVirus
10 9 (2.47%) Oozie
11 8 (2.20%) Prometheus
11 8 (2.20%) Terraform
12 7 (1.92%) Ambari
12 7 (1.92%) CASB
12 7 (1.92%) EMC NetWorker
12 7 (1.92%) EnCase
12 7 (1.92%) Hadoop YARN
13 5 (1.37%) Rancher
13 5 (1.37%) yum
Vendors
1 122 (33.52%) Oracle
2 77 (21.15%) Microsoft
3 56 (15.38%) VMware
4 53 (14.56%) Sophos
5 49 (13.46%) Symantec
6 36 (9.89%) IBM
7 30 (8.24%) NetApp
8 19 (5.22%) WorldPay
9 16 (4.40%) LogRhythm
10 14 (3.85%) HP
11 12 (3.30%) Cisco
12 11 (3.02%) Forcepoint
13 10 (2.75%) Google
14 9 (2.47%) Sybase
15 7 (1.92%) 3PAR
15 7 (1.92%) EMC
15 7 (1.92%) SAP
15 7 (1.92%) Splunk
16 6 (1.65%) F5
16 6 (1.65%) PagerDuty