Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > East of England
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 99 59
Rank change year-on-year +34 -40 +1
Permanent jobs citing Unix 469 391 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.07% 3.22% 4.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.44% 12.95% 17.91%
Number of salaries quoted 278 305 469
East of England median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.78% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% 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 3,037 3,019 3,362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 26.37% 24.88% 24.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2,164 2,459 2,819
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +34 267 £60,000 +20.00% 22
Cambridgeshire +39 120 £44,491 +11.23% 18
Suffolk +31 35 £56,250 +60.71% 3
Bedfordshire -1 31 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Essex -27 12 £40,500 +15.71% 11
Norfolk +5 4 £38,358 -4.11% 4
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 315 (67.16%) Linux
2 208 (44.35%) Windows
3 145 (30.92%) Oracle
4 133 (28.36%) DevOps
5 125 (26.65%) Java
5 125 (26.65%) Python
6 108 (23.03%) Amazon AWS
7 105 (22.39%) Microsoft
8 97 (20.68%) Problem-Solving
9 96 (20.47%) SQL
10 94 (20.04%) ITIL
10 94 (20.04%) VMware
11 93 (19.83%) Puppet
12 90 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
13 79 (16.84%) Configuration Management
14 77 (16.42%) Degree
15 75 (15.99%) Continuous Integration
15 75 (15.99%) Shell Script
15 75 (15.99%) Bash Shell
15 75 (15.99%) Continuous Improvement
15 75 (15.99%) Oracle Database
16 74 (15.78%) Ansible
17 70 (14.93%) JavaScript
18 66 (14.07%) Test Automation
18 66 (14.07%) Microsoft Azure
19 65 (13.86%) Relational Database
20 64 (13.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 64 (13.65%) CISSP
21 63 (13.43%) Web Services
21 63 (13.43%) VMware Infrastructure

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 (9.17%) Tomcat
2 36 (7.68%) WebLogic
3 32 (6.82%) OpenStack
4 31 (6.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 30 (6.40%) WebSphere
6 27 (5.76%) Apache
7 22 (4.69%) JBoss
8 21 (4.48%) Oracle Application Server
9 14 (2.99%) GlassFish
9 14 (2.99%) WebSphere Application Server
10 13 (2.77%) Oracle Service Bus
11 12 (2.56%) Confluence
12 11 (2.35%) MQSeries
12 11 (2.35%) Mule
13 10 (2.13%) Mule ESB
14 8 (1.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 8 (1.71%) MS Exchange
14 8 (1.71%) SharePoint
15 6 (1.28%) CMS
16 5 (1.07%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (0.85%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.21%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (1.71%) Magento
2 7 (1.49%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.43%) Fredhopper
4 2 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.43%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.21%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 108 (23.03%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (14.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (3.20%) Google Cloud Platform
4 14 (2.99%) IaaS
4 14 (2.99%) SaaS
5 13 (2.77%) AWS CloudFormation
6 12 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (2.35%) GitHub
8 9 (1.92%) Boomi
9 7 (1.49%) Office 365
9 7 (1.49%) PaaS
10 4 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.85%) Trello
10 4 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.64%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (0.64%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.64%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.43%) Akamai
13 1 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 59 (12.58%) Firewall
2 55 (11.73%) DNS
3 54 (11.51%) TCP/IP
4 28 (5.97%) HTTP
5 27 (5.76%) SAN
6 22 (4.69%) Internet
7 21 (4.48%) VPN
8 11 (2.35%) Kerberos
8 11 (2.35%) Reverse Proxy
8 11 (2.35%) SSL
9 8 (1.71%) SNMP
10 6 (1.28%) 802.11
10 6 (1.28%) BGP
10 6 (1.28%) FTP
10 6 (1.28%) OSPF
11 5 (1.07%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (0.85%) DHCP
12 4 (0.85%) MPLS
13 3 (0.64%) DVB
13 3 (0.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (15.99%) Oracle Database
2 65 (13.86%) Relational Database
3 36 (7.68%) SQL Server
4 31 (6.61%) Oracle Database 12c
5 28 (5.97%) Oracle Database 11g
6 25 (5.33%) MySQL
7 24 (5.12%) NoSQL
8 20 (4.26%) RDBMS
9 18 (3.84%) Oracle Database 10g
10 14 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (2.77%) Oracle Exadata
12 11 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (1.71%) Amazon RDS
13 8 (1.71%) MariaDB
13 8 (1.71%) SQLPlus
14 7 (1.49%) Amazon Redshift
14 7 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (1.28%) Big Data
15 6 (1.28%) DB2
15 6 (1.28%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 61 (13.01%) Jenkins
2 34 (7.25%) Git (software)
3 31 (6.61%) JIRA
4 20 (4.26%) SoapUI
4 20 (4.26%) Subversion
5 19 (4.05%) Cucumber
6 18 (3.84%) Selenium
7 15 (3.20%) JUnit
8 10 (2.13%) JBehave
9 8 (1.71%) ClearCase
9 8 (1.71%) ClearQuest
9 8 (1.71%) Eclipse
10 7 (1.49%) Ant
10 7 (1.49%) Gradle
10 7 (1.49%) Mockito
11 6 (1.28%) Gatling
11 6 (1.28%) JMeter
11 6 (1.28%) Log4j
11 6 (1.28%) Sonatype Nexus
11 6 (1.28%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 59 (12.58%) Retail
2 44 (9.38%) Finance
3 24 (5.12%) Advertising
4 11 (2.35%) Marketing
4 11 (2.35%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.71%) Publishing
6 4 (0.85%) French Language
6 4 (0.85%) German Language
6 4 (0.85%) Law
6 4 (0.85%) Legal
6 4 (0.85%) Swedish Language
7 3 (0.64%) Automotive
7 3 (0.64%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.43%) Billing
8 2 (0.43%) Electronics
8 2 (0.43%) Games
8 2 (0.43%) Local Government
9 1 (0.21%) Banking
9 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 64 (13.65%) Developer
2 51 (10.87%) Administrator
3 47 (10.02%) Analyst
4 45 (9.59%) DBA
5 43 (9.17%) Security Manager
6 39 (8.32%) DevOps Engineer
6 39 (8.32%) Oracle DBA
7 34 (7.25%) Security Engineer
8 28 (5.97%) Engineering Manager
9 26 (5.54%) Java Developer
10 25 (5.33%) Automation Engineer
11 23 (4.90%) Architect
12 22 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 21 (4.48%) Linux Engineer
13 21 (4.48%) Software Engineer
13 21 (4.48%) Team Leader
14 20 (4.26%) Applications Support
14 20 (4.26%) Software Developer
15 18 (3.84%) Support Engineer
15 18 (3.84%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (13.43%) Web Services
2 61 (13.01%) Middleware
3 59 (12.58%) XML
4 40 (8.53%) SOAP
5 39 (8.32%) HTML
6 36 (7.68%) .NET
7 35 (7.46%) REST
8 32 (6.82%) JSON
9 21 (4.48%) Java EE
10 15 (3.20%) J2EE
10 15 (3.20%) OAuth
10 15 (3.20%) Spring
11 14 (2.99%) CSS
11 14 (2.99%) JMS
11 14 (2.99%) Velocity
12 13 (2.77%) Ajax
12 13 (2.77%) ASP.NET
12 13 (2.77%) Oracle Fusion
12 13 (2.77%) RESTful
12 13 (2.77%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 49 (10.45%) Linux Command Line
2 46 (9.81%) Computer Science
3 42 (8.96%) Data Centre
4 41 (8.74%) Public Cloud
5 33 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (6.18%) Security Operations Centre
7 18 (3.84%) Self-Motivation
8 16 (3.41%) Management Information System
9 15 (3.20%) Replication
10 14 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (2.99%) HP Storage
11 12 (2.56%) Private Cloud
12 11 (2.35%) Enterprise Storage
13 8 (1.71%) Client/Server
14 7 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
15 6 (1.28%) Algorithms
15 6 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
15 6 (1.28%) Mobile App
15 6 (1.28%) User Experience
16 5 (1.07%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 315 (67.16%) Linux
2 208 (44.35%) Windows
3 51 (10.87%) Solaris
4 30 (6.40%) HPUX
5 22 (4.69%) Debian
6 21 (4.48%) AIX
7 19 (4.05%) Windows Server
8 16 (3.41%) Ubuntu
9 9 (1.92%) CoreOS
9 9 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.43%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.43%) VMS
12 1 (0.21%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.21%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (28.36%) DevOps
2 97 (20.68%) Problem-Solving
3 94 (20.04%) ITIL
4 90 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
5 79 (16.84%) Configuration Management
6 75 (15.99%) Continuous Improvement
6 75 (15.99%) Continuous Integration
7 66 (14.07%) Test Automation
8 64 (13.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 50 (10.66%) SIEM
10 49 (10.45%) Mentoring
11 46 (9.81%) Open Source
12 43 (9.17%) Service Management
13 42 (8.96%) E-Commerce
13 42 (8.96%) Load Balancing
14 41 (8.74%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 36 (7.68%) Mathematics
16 35 (7.46%) Performance Tuning
16 35 (7.46%) SOA
16 35 (7.46%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 125 (26.65%) Java
1 125 (26.65%) Python
2 96 (20.47%) SQL
3 75 (15.99%) Bash Shell
3 75 (15.99%) Shell Script
4 70 (14.93%) JavaScript
5 51 (10.87%) PowerShell
6 36 (7.68%) Ruby
7 34 (7.25%) Perl
8 24 (5.12%) C#
9 22 (4.69%) C++
10 17 (3.62%) PL/SQL
11 16 (3.41%) C
12 15 (3.20%) T-SQL
13 14 (2.99%) AWK
14 13 (2.77%) Korn
14 13 (2.77%) PHP
14 13 (2.77%) VB.NET
15 10 (2.13%) C-shell
16 8 (1.71%) VBA
Qualifications
1 77 (16.42%) Degree
2 64 (13.65%) CISSP
3 61 (13.01%) CISM
4 58 (12.37%) GIAC
5 45 (9.59%) CISA
5 45 (9.59%) CompTIA Security+
5 45 (9.59%) SANS
5 45 (9.59%) SSCP
6 42 (8.96%) CSSLP
7 29 (6.18%) Computer Science Degree
8 20 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
9 14 (2.99%) Security Cleared
10 13 (2.77%) CREST Certified
10 13 (2.77%) GCFA
10 13 (2.77%) GCFE
10 13 (2.77%) GREM
10 13 (2.77%) SC Cleared
11 7 (1.49%) CRISC
12 6 (1.28%) Sun Certification
13 5 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.90%) PCI DSS
2 22 (4.69%) QA
3 19 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (4.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 18 (3.84%) SLA
5 11 (2.35%) GDPR
6 10 (2.13%) GCP
7 7 (1.49%) ISO 22301
8 5 (1.07%) COBIT
9 4 (0.85%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.64%) BS7799
System Software
1 63 (13.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (9.38%) Active Directory
3 40 (8.53%) Oracle RAC
3 40 (8.53%) vSphere
4 39 (8.32%) Docker
5 36 (7.68%) VMware ESXi
6 30 (6.40%) Virtual Desktop
6 30 (6.40%) Virtual Servers
7 20 (4.26%) Ceph
8 6 (1.28%) Hyper-V
8 6 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.64%) HDFS
9 3 (0.64%) iptables
10 2 (0.43%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.21%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 1 (0.21%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 93 (19.83%) Puppet
2 74 (15.78%) Ansible
3 63 (13.43%) Opscode Chef
4 32 (6.82%) Data Guard
4 32 (6.82%) Oracle RMAN
4 32 (6.82%) vCenter Server
4 32 (6.82%) vRealize
5 31 (6.61%) Terraform
6 29 (6.18%) Kubernetes
7 25 (5.33%) HP Data Protector
8 22 (4.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 13 (2.77%) EnCase
10 10 (2.13%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 8 (1.71%) Grafana
11 8 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
11 8 (1.71%) Norton AntiVirus
12 7 (1.49%) Single Sign-On
13 6 (1.28%) Backup Exec
13 6 (1.28%) EMC NetWorker
13 6 (1.28%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 145 (30.92%) Oracle
2 105 (22.39%) Microsoft
3 94 (20.04%) VMware
4 61 (13.01%) IBM
4 61 (13.01%) WorldPay
5 53 (11.30%) Sophos
6 49 (10.45%) Symantec
7 42 (8.96%) Citrix
8 41 (8.74%) Cisco
9 34 (7.25%) F5
9 34 (7.25%) Splunk
10 33 (7.04%) HP
11 31 (6.61%) AppDynamics
11 31 (6.61%) Fortinet
12 30 (6.40%) BMC
13 24 (5.12%) NetApp
14 19 (4.05%) ServiceNow
15 18 (3.84%) 3PAR
16 17 (3.62%) Google
17 14 (2.99%) Brocade