Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 61 56
Rank change year-on-year -26 -5 -25
Permanent jobs citing Unix 402 542 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.32% 4.09% 4.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.38% 16.91% 17.31%
Number of salaries quoted 311 414 522
East of England median annual salary £49,602 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.43% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £25,375 £29,100
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £62,500
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 3247 3206 3923
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 26.82% 24.19% 25.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2661 2677 3214
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £23,250 £23,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 November 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 22 November 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 -7 207 £57,500 +9.52% 16
Cambridgeshire -64 103 £46,902 +4.23% 12
Essex +40 40 £33,000 -20.00% 4
Bedfordshire -5 32 £50,000 - 1
Norfolk +23 11 £67,500 +58.82% 2
Suffolk -6 10 £25,500 -60.77%
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 267 (66.42%) Linux
2 153 (38.06%) Windows
3 146 (36.32%) Oracle
4 143 (35.57%) SQL
5 139 (34.58%) Python
6 138 (34.33%) Java
7 125 (31.09%) Degree
8 81 (20.15%) Software Engineering
9 73 (18.16%) Finance
9 73 (18.16%) DevOps
10 68 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
11 66 (16.42%) Relational Database
12 65 (16.17%) Shell Script
13 62 (15.42%) Microsoft
14 60 (14.93%) OO
15 59 (14.68%) Web Services
15 59 (14.68%) VMware
16 58 (14.43%) Perl
17 57 (14.18%) ITIL
18 56 (13.93%) XML
19 55 (13.68%) HTML
19 55 (13.68%) SQL Server
20 54 (13.43%) IBM
20 54 (13.43%) Computer Science
21 53 (13.18%) Disaster Recovery
21 53 (13.18%) Performance Tuning
22 52 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
22 52 (12.94%) Solaris
23 48 (11.94%) Oracle Database
24 47 (11.69%) C++

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 31 (7.71%) WebLogic
2 26 (6.47%) Apache
3 24 (5.97%) Tomcat
4 22 (5.47%) CMS
4 22 (5.47%) OpenStack
4 22 (5.47%) WebSphere
5 16 (3.98%) JBoss
6 14 (3.48%) Oracle Service Bus
6 14 (3.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (1.24%) Confluence
8 4 (1.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (1.00%) NetWeaver
8 4 (1.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 4 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.75%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.25%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.25%) IIS
10 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.49%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.00%) SAP CRM
2 4 (1.00%) SAP SRM
3 2 (0.50%) Magento
3 2 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 37 (9.20%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (4.23%) SaaS
3 13 (3.23%) GitHub
3 13 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (1.74%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 6 (1.49%) Google App Engine
6 6 (1.49%) Google Compute Engine
6 6 (1.49%) PaaS
7 5 (1.24%) Office 365
8 4 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.00%) IaaS
9 3 (0.75%) Akamai
9 3 (0.75%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.75%) Route 53
9 3 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (8.71%) VPN
2 31 (7.71%) TCP/IP
3 28 (6.97%) SAN
4 24 (5.97%) Firewall
5 23 (5.72%) Internet
6 18 (4.48%) HTTP
7 15 (3.73%) DNS
7 15 (3.73%) Wireless
8 12 (2.99%) 802.11
8 12 (2.99%) SSL
8 12 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (2.49%) Network Security
10 9 (2.24%) DHCP
10 9 (2.24%) RFID
10 9 (2.24%) Wireless Security
11 7 (1.74%) FTP
11 7 (1.74%) LAN
11 7 (1.74%) NAS
11 7 (1.74%) WAN
12 6 (1.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (16.42%) Relational Database
2 55 (13.68%) SQL Server
3 48 (11.94%) Oracle Database
4 42 (10.45%) Oracle Database 12c
5 39 (9.70%) MySQL
6 35 (8.71%) RDBMS
7 29 (7.21%) Oracle Database 11g
8 17 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (3.73%) SQL Server 2012
9 15 (3.73%) SQL Server 2014
10 13 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
11 11 (2.74%) Oracle Exadata
12 10 (2.49%) Amazon RDS
13 7 (1.74%) DB2
14 5 (1.24%) NoSQL
15 4 (1.00%) SAP HANA
16 3 (0.75%) Jackrabbit
17 2 (0.50%) Big Data
17 2 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
17 2 (0.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 31 (7.71%) Subversion
2 25 (6.22%) Git (software)
3 21 (5.22%) Jenkins
4 13 (3.23%) JIRA
5 11 (2.74%) Eclipse
5 11 (2.74%) JUnit
6 10 (2.49%) Oracle APEX
7 8 (1.99%) Ant
8 6 (1.49%) CppUnit
8 6 (1.49%) GCC
8 6 (1.49%) Visual Studio
9 5 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (1.00%) Maven
11 3 (0.75%) Gradle
11 3 (0.75%) Log4j
11 3 (0.75%) Mockito
11 3 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.75%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
12 1 (0.25%) GDB
12 1 (0.25%) ProC
General
1 73 (18.16%) Finance
2 23 (5.72%) Retail
3 19 (4.73%) Back Office
3 19 (4.73%) Military
4 12 (2.99%) Advertising
5 10 (2.49%) Automotive
5 10 (2.49%) Publishing
6 9 (2.24%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.74%) Marketing
8 6 (1.49%) Banking
9 5 (1.24%) Games
10 4 (1.00%) Legal
11 3 (0.75%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.25%) Electronics
12 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 68 (16.92%) Developer
2 44 (10.95%) DBA
3 41 (10.20%) DevOps Engineer
4 38 (9.45%) Administrator
5 37 (9.20%) Oracle DBA
6 34 (8.46%) Analyst
6 34 (8.46%) Architect
7 26 (6.47%) Software Engineer
8 20 (4.98%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 19 (4.73%) Python Developer
10 17 (4.23%) Graduate
10 17 (4.23%) Java Developer
10 17 (4.23%) Junior
10 17 (4.23%) Linux Engineer
10 17 (4.23%) Systems Administrator
11 16 (3.98%) Unix Analyst
12 15 (3.73%) Applications Support
12 15 (3.73%) SQL Analyst
12 15 (3.73%) Systems Analyst
13 14 (3.48%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (14.68%) Web Services
2 56 (13.93%) XML
3 55 (13.68%) HTML
4 38 (9.45%) REST
5 37 (9.20%) Middleware
5 37 (9.20%) SOAP
6 23 (5.72%) JSON
7 21 (5.22%) J2EE
8 19 (4.73%) CSS
8 19 (4.73%) HTML5
9 16 (3.98%) JDBC
10 14 (3.48%) Java EE
11 13 (3.23%) Oracle Fusion
11 13 (3.23%) XML Messaging
12 12 (2.99%) 802.1X
12 12 (2.99%) Struts
13 11 (2.74%) .NET
13 11 (2.74%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 11 (2.74%) React
14 10 (2.49%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 54 (13.43%) Computer Science
2 52 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (5.72%) Data Centre
4 22 (5.47%) Client/Server
5 11 (2.74%) Algorithms
5 11 (2.74%) User Experience
6 10 (2.49%) Clustering
6 10 (2.49%) Fintech
7 6 (1.49%) Analytical Mindset
7 6 (1.49%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.49%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.24%) Internet of Things
8 5 (1.24%) PKI
8 5 (1.24%) Smart Home
9 4 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.00%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.00%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.75%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.75%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 267 (66.42%) Linux
2 153 (38.06%) Windows
3 52 (12.94%) Solaris
4 34 (8.46%) Windows Server
5 27 (6.72%) AIX
6 19 (4.73%) Ubuntu
7 16 (3.98%) CoreOS
8 14 (3.48%) Debian
9 13 (3.23%) Apple iOS
9 13 (3.23%) Mac OS
10 9 (2.24%) CentOS
11 8 (1.99%) Oracle Linux
11 8 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.24%) HPUX
13 3 (0.75%) Android
13 3 (0.75%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.50%) DC/OS
14 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (20.15%) Software Engineering
2 73 (18.16%) DevOps
3 68 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (14.93%) OO
5 57 (14.18%) ITIL
6 53 (13.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 53 (13.18%) Performance Tuning
7 40 (9.95%) Configuration Management
8 39 (9.70%) Mathematics
8 39 (9.70%) Open Source
9 32 (7.96%) OOD
10 28 (6.97%) SOA
11 27 (6.72%) High Availability
11 27 (6.72%) Load Balancing
11 27 (6.72%) UML
12 26 (6.47%) Physics
12 26 (6.47%) Server Building
13 23 (5.72%) Bioinformatics
14 22 (5.47%) Network Management
14 22 (5.47%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 143 (35.57%) SQL
2 139 (34.58%) Python
3 138 (34.33%) Java
4 65 (16.17%) Shell Script
5 58 (14.43%) Perl
6 47 (11.69%) C++
7 46 (11.44%) JavaScript
8 44 (10.95%) PL/SQL
9 43 (10.70%) Bash Shell
10 31 (7.71%) C
11 26 (6.47%) PowerShell
12 12 (2.99%) T-SQL
13 11 (2.74%) C#
13 11 (2.74%) Korn
13 11 (2.74%) Objective-C
14 10 (2.49%) R
15 9 (2.24%) PHP
16 6 (1.49%) Jython
16 6 (1.49%) XQuery
17 5 (1.24%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 125 (31.09%) Degree
2 42 (10.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (6.22%) CISA
3 25 (6.22%) CISM
3 25 (6.22%) CISSP
4 17 (4.23%) SSCP
5 16 (3.98%) SANS
6 15 (3.73%) CompTIA Security+
6 15 (3.73%) OCP
6 15 (3.73%) Oracle Certification
6 15 (3.73%) Security+ Certification
7 14 (3.48%) GIAC
8 13 (3.23%) CSSLP
8 13 (3.23%) PhD
9 9 (2.24%) CWNA
10 6 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (1.49%) MCSE
10 6 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (1.24%) CCNP
11 5 (1.24%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (10.20%) SLA
2 35 (8.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (4.73%) ISO 9001
4 15 (3.73%) PCI DSS
5 8 (1.99%) GDPR
5 8 (1.99%) QA
6 6 (1.49%) RosettaNet
7 5 (1.24%) COBIT
7 5 (1.24%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.25%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 47 (11.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (8.21%) Docker
3 22 (5.47%) Active Directory
3 22 (5.47%) Ceph
3 22 (5.47%) vSphere
4 12 (2.99%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (1.49%) Xen
7 4 (1.00%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.75%) KVM
8 3 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.75%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.25%) SRDF
10 1 (0.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 45 (11.19%) Puppet
2 36 (8.96%) Ansible
3 30 (7.46%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (6.47%) Data Guard
4 26 (6.47%) Oracle RMAN
5 22 (5.47%) Kubernetes
6 16 (3.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 8 (1.99%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (1.00%) Salt
8 4 (1.00%) Terraform
8 4 (1.00%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.75%) BMC PATROL
9 3 (0.75%) Mesos
9 3 (0.75%) SCCM
9 3 (0.75%) vCenter Server
9 3 (0.75%) vRealize
10 2 (0.50%) Marathon
10 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.50%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 146 (36.32%) Oracle
2 62 (15.42%) Microsoft
3 59 (14.68%) VMware
4 54 (13.43%) IBM
5 27 (6.72%) NetApp
6 23 (5.72%) Citrix
7 19 (4.73%) Adobe
7 19 (4.73%) Xerox
8 18 (4.48%) Cisco
9 15 (3.73%) Symantec
10 13 (3.23%) Google
10 13 (3.23%) Sophos
11 11 (2.74%) Red Hat
11 11 (2.74%) SAP
12 10 (2.49%) Sun
13 8 (1.99%) Juniper
14 6 (1.49%) CheckPoint
14 6 (1.49%) F5
14 6 (1.49%) Remedy
14 6 (1.49%) Veeam