Period
to 29 July 2021

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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > East of England
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 148 130 134
Rank change year-on-year -18 +4 -66
Permanent jobs citing Unix 67 51 159
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 1.41% 1.64% 2.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.16% 5.76% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 46 27 96
10th Percentile £32,375 £32,500 £33,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,625 £38,570
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £62,500 £76,875 £62,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £79,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £56,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +7.14% +1.82%

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 936 885 2,028
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.76% 28.41% 27.58%
Number of salaries quoted 615 736 1,519
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £24,000
25th Percentile £31,375 £32,500 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £44,566 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.97% -0.96% -
75th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £77,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 29 July 2021.

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 29 July 2021. 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
Cambridgeshire -5 38 £57,500 +58.62% 2
Hertfordshire -19 15 £55,000 +4.76% 9
Norfolk -1 4 £48,750 -2.50%
Essex -4 4 - - 3
Bedfordshire -17 4 £41,189 -44.53%
Suffolk -2 2 £51,250 -39.71%
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, 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 37 (55.22%) Linux
2 35 (52.24%) Degree
3 28 (41.79%) AWS
4 27 (40.30%) Python
5 22 (32.84%) SaaS
6 21 (31.34%) C
7 20 (29.85%) C++
8 19 (28.36%) DNS
9 18 (26.87%) Finance
9 18 (26.87%) Git (software)
10 16 (23.88%) Azure
10 16 (23.88%) SQL
10 16 (23.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 15 (22.39%) Computer Science Degree
11 15 (22.39%) Problem-Solving
11 15 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (22.39%) Computer Science
12 14 (20.90%) DevOps
12 14 (20.90%) VMware
12 14 (20.90%) Windows
13 13 (19.40%) GCP
14 12 (17.91%) JavaScript
15 11 (16.42%) Public Cloud
15 11 (16.42%) Ansible
15 11 (16.42%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (16.42%) PowerShell
16 10 (14.93%) Computer Security
16 10 (14.93%) PaaS
16 10 (14.93%) SDLC
16 10 (14.93%) Node.js

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 9 (13.43%) Apache
1 9 (13.43%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.49%) Anypoint
3 1 (1.49%) IIS
3 1 (1.49%) Liferay
3 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.49%) Mule
3 1 (1.49%) Mule ESB
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (8.96%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.49%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 28 (41.79%) AWS
2 22 (32.84%) SaaS
3 16 (23.88%) Azure
4 13 (19.40%) GCP
5 10 (14.93%) IaaS
5 10 (14.93%) PaaS
6 8 (11.94%) Microsoft 365
7 6 (8.96%) Boomi
7 6 (8.96%) ServiceMax
8 5 (7.46%) Serverless
9 4 (5.97%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (5.97%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (5.97%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (4.48%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (4.48%) GitHub
11 2 (2.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (2.99%) Amazon ECS
12 1 (1.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (1.49%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (1.49%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (28.36%) DNS
2 10 (14.93%) HTTP
3 3 (4.48%) Firewall
4 1 (1.49%) LAN
4 1 (1.49%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.43%) Relational Database
2 8 (11.94%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.96%) MySQL
3 6 (8.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.97%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.49%) Amazon Athena
5 1 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.49%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.49%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.49%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (1.49%) Redis
Development Applications
1 18 (26.87%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.45%) GCC
3 6 (8.96%) JIRA
3 6 (8.96%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.99%) GitLab
4 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.49%) RStudio
5 1 (1.49%) Subversion
General
1 18 (26.87%) Finance
2 9 (13.43%) Electronics
2 9 (13.43%) Social Skills
3 6 (8.96%) Law
3 6 (8.96%) Manufacturing
3 6 (8.96%) Retail
4 3 (4.48%) Organisational Skills
5 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.49%) Legal
5 1 (1.49%) Marketing
5 1 (1.49%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 11 (16.42%) Developer
2 10 (14.93%) Architect
2 10 (14.93%) Linux Engineer
2 10 (14.93%) Principal Architect
3 8 (11.94%) Administrator
4 7 (10.45%) Embedded Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Software Developer
6 5 (7.46%) Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) IT Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) IT Support
7 4 (5.97%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) IT Administrator
7 4 (5.97%) IT Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.97%) Senior IT Administrator
7 4 (5.97%) Senior IT Support
7 4 (5.97%) Senior IT Support Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.97%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.93%) Node.js
2 7 (10.45%) RESTful
3 6 (8.96%) Middleware
3 6 (8.96%) Web Services
4 4 (5.97%) REST
5 3 (4.48%) .NET
5 3 (4.48%) Spring
5 3 (4.48%) Spring Boot
6 2 (2.99%) CSS
6 2 (2.99%) HTML
6 2 (2.99%) Next.js
6 2 (2.99%) React
6 2 (2.99%) SAML
6 2 (2.99%) Velocity
7 1 (1.49%) Django
7 1 (1.49%) EJB 3.0
7 1 (1.49%) JWT
7 1 (1.49%) Micronaut
7 1 (1.49%) Serverless Framework
7 1 (1.49%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) Public Cloud
2 7 (10.45%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (4.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.99%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.99%) Derivative
4 2 (2.99%) Equities
4 2 (2.99%) iPad
4 2 (2.99%) OTC Derivatives
4 2 (2.99%) Smart Energy
4 2 (2.99%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.49%) FMCG
5 1 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.49%) Life Science
5 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (55.22%) Linux
2 14 (20.90%) Windows
3 9 (13.43%) CentOS
4 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2019
5 3 (4.48%) Mac OS
6 2 (2.99%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.49%) Debian
7 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 15 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (22.39%) Computer Science
2 15 (22.39%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (20.90%) DevOps
4 11 (16.42%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (14.93%) Computer Security
5 10 (14.93%) Root Cause Analysis
5 10 (14.93%) SDLC
6 9 (13.43%) Configuration Management
7 8 (11.94%) Software Engineering
8 7 (10.45%) Analytics
8 7 (10.45%) Product Requirements
9 6 (8.96%) Data Integration
9 6 (8.96%) ERP
9 6 (8.96%) Test Automation
10 4 (5.97%) Data Modelling
10 4 (5.97%) Database Security
10 4 (5.97%) Microservices
10 4 (5.97%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 27 (40.30%) Python
2 21 (31.34%) C
3 20 (29.85%) C++
4 16 (23.88%) SQL
5 12 (17.91%) JavaScript
6 11 (16.42%) PowerShell
7 6 (8.96%) Java
8 5 (7.46%) Bash Shell
9 4 (5.97%) PHP
10 3 (4.48%) C#
10 3 (4.48%) Scala
11 2 (2.99%) Java 11
11 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.99%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.49%) Clojure
12 1 (1.49%) Haskell
12 1 (1.49%) Java 8
12 1 (1.49%) Kotlin
12 1 (1.49%) Perl
12 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (52.24%) Degree
2 15 (22.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (11.94%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (2.99%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.49%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.49%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (13.43%) Active Directory
1 9 (13.43%) NFS
1 9 (13.43%) vSphere
2 7 (10.45%) Docker
2 7 (10.45%) Firmware
3 5 (7.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.99%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.49%) KVM
5 1 (1.49%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (16.42%) Ansible
2 9 (13.43%) HAProxy
2 9 (13.43%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (13.43%) Puppet
2 9 (13.43%) Salt
3 7 (10.45%) Kubernetes
3 7 (10.45%) Terraform
4 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (2.99%) Kibana
5 2 (2.99%) Packer
6 1 (1.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (20.90%) VMware
2 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.43%) Red Hat
2 9 (13.43%) SolarWinds
3 6 (8.96%) Dell
3 6 (8.96%) JD Edwards
3 6 (8.96%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (7.46%) Oracle
5 4 (5.97%) Veeam
6 3 (4.48%) Cisco
7 2 (2.99%) Advent
7 2 (2.99%) Google
7 2 (2.99%) Intel
7 2 (2.99%) Juniper
8 1 (1.49%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.49%) CyberArk
8 1 (1.49%) Dataiku
8 1 (1.49%) IBM