Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 58 56
Rank change year-on-year -21 -2 -21
Permanent jobs citing Unix 435 552 702
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.48% 4.36% 4.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.53% 17.91% 18.22%
Number of salaries quoted 306 374 520
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% - -
10th Percentile £32,000 £27,500 £31,475
90th Percentile £78,125 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 3,472 3,082 3,853
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.81% 24.36% 25.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2,731 2,484 3,148
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -18 237 £60,000 +16.50% 35
Cambridgeshire -40 133 £53,750 +26.47% 39
Suffolk +9 22 £34,000 -47.69% 4
Essex -12 17 £33,000 +4.77% 9
Norfolk +25 16 £82,000 +82.22% 4
Bedfordshire -4 10 £56,250 +12.50% 9
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 307 (70.57%) Linux
2 169 (38.85%) Windows
3 164 (37.70%) Java
4 146 (33.56%) Python
5 123 (28.28%) Oracle
6 121 (27.82%) Agile Software Development
7 118 (27.13%) Degree
8 117 (26.90%) SQL
9 94 (21.61%) Software Engineering
10 93 (21.38%) Relational Database
11 88 (20.23%) Finance
12 84 (19.31%) ITIL
13 81 (18.62%) DevOps
14 80 (18.39%) JavaScript
15 74 (17.01%) HTML
16 71 (16.32%) Configuration Management
16 71 (16.32%) Bash Shell
17 67 (15.40%) Microsoft
18 66 (15.17%) VMware
19 65 (14.94%) Open Source
20 63 (14.48%) Puppet
20 63 (14.48%) Shell Script
21 62 (14.25%) Web Services
22 61 (14.02%) Amazon AWS
23 60 (13.79%) XML
24 54 (12.41%) VPN
25 53 (12.18%) IBM
25 53 (12.18%) Oracle Database
26 52 (11.95%) Git (software)
26 52 (11.95%) PowerShell

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 50 (11.49%) Apache
2 49 (11.26%) Tomcat
3 45 (10.34%) OpenStack
4 22 (5.06%) WebLogic
5 20 (4.60%) Confluence
6 18 (4.14%) JBoss
7 14 (3.22%) WebSphere
8 12 (2.76%) CMS
9 10 (2.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 10 (2.30%) Oracle Service Bus
9 10 (2.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (1.84%) GlassFish
11 5 (1.15%) MQSeries
11 5 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.92%) MS Exchange
12 4 (0.92%) NetWeaver
12 4 (0.92%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 1 (0.23%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (0.92%) Weka
2 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (1.61%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (1.15%) Magento
2 5 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.15%) ResourceLink
3 4 (0.92%) SAP CRM
3 4 (0.92%) SAP SRM
4 3 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.23%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 61 (14.02%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (5.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (5.52%) SaaS
4 19 (4.37%) Amazon EC2
4 19 (4.37%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (4.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 16 (3.68%) IaaS
7 15 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
8 13 (2.99%) PaaS
9 12 (2.76%) Akamai
9 12 (2.76%) Google App Engine
9 12 (2.76%) Google Compute Engine
10 11 (2.53%) GitHub
11 9 (2.07%) AWS CloudFormation
12 8 (1.84%) Serverless
13 4 (0.92%) Office 365
14 3 (0.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (0.69%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 2 (0.46%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 54 (12.41%) VPN
2 42 (9.66%) TCP/IP
3 36 (8.28%) Internet
4 32 (7.36%) Firewall
5 30 (6.90%) DNS
6 23 (5.29%) SAN
7 22 (5.06%) SSL
8 21 (4.83%) 802.11
8 21 (4.83%) HTTP
8 21 (4.83%) Wi-Fi
9 18 (4.14%) Network Security
10 16 (3.68%) DHCP
10 16 (3.68%) WAN
10 16 (3.68%) Wireless
11 14 (3.22%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (2.99%) DMVPN
12 13 (2.99%) DWDM
12 13 (2.99%) IPsec
12 13 (2.99%) MPLS
13 12 (2.76%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (21.38%) Relational Database
2 53 (12.18%) Oracle Database
3 49 (11.26%) SQL Server
4 38 (8.74%) MySQL
4 38 (8.74%) Oracle Database 12c
5 30 (6.90%) RDBMS
6 23 (5.29%) Oracle Database 11g
7 21 (4.83%) Amazon RDS
7 21 (4.83%) PostgreSQL
8 18 (4.14%) NoSQL
9 17 (3.91%) Oracle Database 10g
10 10 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (2.30%) SQL Server 2014
11 9 (2.07%) DB2
11 9 (2.07%) Oracle Exadata
12 7 (1.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 7 (1.61%) MongoDB
13 6 (1.38%) Neo4j
14 5 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (1.15%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 52 (11.95%) Git (software)
2 34 (7.82%) JIRA
3 24 (5.52%) Jenkins
3 24 (5.52%) Subversion
4 12 (2.76%) JUnit
4 12 (2.76%) Maven
5 10 (2.30%) Selenium
6 9 (2.07%) Eclipse
7 8 (1.84%) GCC
7 8 (1.84%) Oracle APEX
7 8 (1.84%) PROIV
7 8 (1.84%) Visual Studio
8 7 (1.61%) Ant
9 6 (1.38%) CppUnit
9 6 (1.38%) Cucumber
10 5 (1.15%) CircleCI
10 5 (1.15%) GitLab
10 5 (1.15%) Log4j
10 5 (1.15%) Mockito
10 5 (1.15%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 88 (20.23%) Finance
2 23 (5.29%) Marketing
3 17 (3.91%) Retail
4 15 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.30%) Advertising
6 8 (1.84%) Automotive
6 8 (1.84%) Publishing
7 7 (1.61%) Back Office
7 7 (1.61%) Military
8 6 (1.38%) Games
9 3 (0.69%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.46%) Legal
10 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.23%) Electronics
11 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 85 (19.54%) Developer
2 41 (9.43%) DBA
3 39 (8.97%) DevOps Engineer
4 33 (7.59%) Oracle DBA
5 32 (7.36%) Administrator
6 31 (7.13%) Applications Support
6 31 (7.13%) Architect
6 31 (7.13%) Software Engineer
7 30 (6.90%) Java Developer
8 28 (6.44%) Support Engineer
9 26 (5.98%) Analyst
10 24 (5.52%) Applications Engineer
10 24 (5.52%) Applications Support Engineer
10 24 (5.52%) Systems Administrator
11 21 (4.83%) Linux Engineer
11 21 (4.83%) Security Engineer
11 21 (4.83%) Senior Developer
12 19 (4.37%) Systems Engineer
12 19 (4.37%) Unix Systems Administrator
13 18 (4.14%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (17.01%) HTML
2 62 (14.25%) Web Services
3 60 (13.79%) XML
4 35 (8.05%) J2EE
5 34 (7.82%) Middleware
6 33 (7.59%) REST
7 32 (7.36%) CSS
8 28 (6.44%) .NET
9 27 (6.21%) AngularJS
10 26 (5.98%) JSON
10 26 (5.98%) SOAP
11 21 (4.83%) 802.1X
12 20 (4.60%) ASP.NET
12 20 (4.60%) EDI
13 16 (3.68%) JDBC
14 15 (3.45%) Django
14 15 (3.45%) HTML5
14 15 (3.45%) Spring
15 14 (3.22%) Flask
16 13 (2.99%) React
Miscellaneous
1 51 (11.72%) Computer Science
2 46 (10.57%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (8.51%) Data Centre
4 23 (5.29%) Fintech
5 18 (4.14%) Public Cloud
6 12 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.30%) Algorithms
7 10 (2.30%) Hybrid Cloud
7 10 (2.30%) Internet of Things
7 10 (2.30%) Mainframe
7 10 (2.30%) Replication
8 9 (2.07%) User Experience
9 8 (1.84%) Clustering
10 7 (1.61%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
11 6 (1.38%) e-Learning
11 6 (1.38%) Smart Home
11 6 (1.38%) Virtual Team
12 5 (1.15%) CUDA
13 4 (0.92%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 307 (70.57%) Linux
2 169 (38.85%) Windows
3 47 (10.80%) Solaris
4 46 (10.57%) Windows Server
5 31 (7.13%) AIX
6 28 (6.44%) CoreOS
6 28 (6.44%) Ubuntu
7 25 (5.75%) Debian
8 15 (3.45%) Apple iOS
9 12 (2.76%) HPUX
10 9 (2.07%) CentOS
10 9 (2.07%) Mac OS
11 8 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (1.61%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (1.38%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.92%) Android
14 4 (0.92%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.69%) SUSE
15 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
16 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (27.82%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (21.61%) Software Engineering
3 84 (19.31%) ITIL
4 81 (18.62%) DevOps
5 71 (16.32%) Configuration Management
6 65 (14.94%) Open Source
7 50 (11.49%) TDD
8 48 (11.03%) Disaster Recovery
9 42 (9.66%) OO
9 42 (9.66%) Performance Tuning
10 40 (9.20%) Scrum
11 39 (8.97%) Server Building
12 34 (7.82%) Service Management
13 33 (7.59%) High Availability
14 32 (7.36%) Load Balancing
15 31 (7.13%) Prototyping
15 31 (7.13%) Task Automation
16 30 (6.90%) Mathematics
17 29 (6.67%) CRM
18 27 (6.21%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 164 (37.70%) Java
2 146 (33.56%) Python
3 117 (26.90%) SQL
4 80 (18.39%) JavaScript
5 71 (16.32%) Bash Shell
6 63 (14.48%) Shell Script
7 52 (11.95%) PowerShell
8 49 (11.26%) C++
8 49 (11.26%) Perl
9 37 (8.51%) C
10 32 (7.36%) T-SQL
11 29 (6.67%) PL/SQL
12 27 (6.21%) PHP
13 25 (5.75%) C#
14 20 (4.60%) VB.NET
14 20 (4.60%) VBA
15 10 (2.30%) Ruby
16 8 (1.84%) Korn
17 6 (1.38%) ES6
18 5 (1.15%) XPath
Qualifications
1 118 (27.13%) Degree
2 47 (10.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (5.75%) CISM
3 25 (5.75%) CISSP
4 23 (5.29%) CISA
5 17 (3.91%) SSCP
6 16 (3.68%) SANS
7 15 (3.45%) CompTIA Security+
7 15 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (3.22%) GIAC
9 13 (2.99%) CSSLP
10 11 (2.53%) Oracle Certification
11 10 (2.30%) OCP
12 9 (2.07%) CCNP
12 9 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (2.07%) SC Cleared
12 9 (2.07%) Security Cleared
13 8 (1.84%) CWNA
13 8 (1.84%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.52%) SLA
2 22 (5.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (4.14%) QA
4 13 (2.99%) PCI DSS
5 8 (1.84%) GDPR
6 7 (1.61%) ISO 9001
7 5 (1.15%) COBIT
7 5 (1.15%) ISO 22301
7 5 (1.15%) RosettaNet
8 2 (0.46%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.23%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.23%) MiFID
System Software
1 50 (11.49%) Docker
2 45 (10.34%) Ceph
3 32 (7.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (4.37%) Active Directory
5 18 (4.14%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (3.22%) VMware NSX
7 13 (2.99%) Oracle RAC
7 13 (2.99%) vSphere
8 10 (2.30%) Hyper-V
9 6 (1.38%) Xen
10 5 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.92%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.46%) KVM
12 2 (0.46%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 1 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.23%) XenApp
13 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 63 (14.48%) Puppet
2 44 (10.11%) Ansible
3 42 (9.66%) Opscode Chef
4 36 (8.28%) Kubernetes
5 19 (4.37%) Data Guard
5 19 (4.37%) Oracle RMAN
6 18 (4.14%) vCenter Server
6 18 (4.14%) vRealize
7 10 (2.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 9 (2.07%) Terraform
9 8 (1.84%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.69%) Mesos
10 3 (0.69%) Salt
10 3 (0.69%) SCCM
10 3 (0.69%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.46%) Marathon
11 2 (0.46%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 123 (28.28%) Oracle
2 67 (15.40%) Microsoft
3 66 (15.17%) VMware
4 53 (12.18%) IBM
5 40 (9.20%) Citrix
6 29 (6.67%) WorldPay
7 25 (5.75%) Juniper
8 23 (5.29%) Cisco
9 21 (4.83%) NetApp
10 19 (4.37%) Veeam
11 18 (4.14%) F5
12 17 (3.91%) Fortinet
13 16 (3.68%) Sun
14 15 (3.45%) Google
14 15 (3.45%) Symantec
15 14 (3.22%) CheckPoint
16 13 (2.99%) Aruba
16 13 (2.99%) Blue Coat
16 13 (2.99%) Riverbed
16 13 (2.99%) Sophos