Period
to 21 September 2020

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 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 115 120 73
Rank change year-on-year +5 -47 +20
Permanent jobs citing Unix 20 177 417
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 1.01% 2.51% 3.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.38% 9.02% 14.69%
Number of salaries quoted 15 113 267
Median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -16.67% +33.33%
10th Percentile £23,700 £37,500 £36,968
90th Percentile £66,750 £70,000 £78,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £56,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +1.82% +4.76%

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 591 1,963 2,838
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 29.79% 27.78% 25.58%
Number of salaries quoted 501 1,391 2,026
Median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £67,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 21 September 2020.

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 September 2020. 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 6 £27,500 -35.74% 4
Hertfordshire +47 4 £52,500 +16.67% 6
Suffolk +13 4 £22,000 -60.00%
Bedfordshire +38 3 £45,000 -35.71%
Essex +11 2 - - 2
Norfolk +23 1 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2020, 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 13 (65.00%) Linux
2 10 (50.00%) Python
3 7 (35.00%) Bash Shell
3 7 (35.00%) DevOps
4 6 (30.00%) AWS
4 6 (30.00%) SQL
5 4 (20.00%) C
5 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (20.00%) Ansible
6 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (15.00%) Kubernetes
6 3 (15.00%) Degree
6 3 (15.00%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (15.00%) Law
6 3 (15.00%) Windows
6 3 (15.00%) Perl
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (10.00%) LAN
7 2 (10.00%) WAN
7 2 (10.00%) C++
7 2 (10.00%) CCNP
7 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (10.00%) Nagios
7 2 (10.00%) VMware
7 2 (10.00%) Firewall
7 2 (10.00%) Telecoms

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 2 (10.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) AWS
2 2 (10.00%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (10.00%) GCP
2 2 (10.00%) Serverless
3 1 (5.00%) Akamai
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (5.00%) Azure
3 1 (5.00%) Power Platform
3 1 (5.00%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
1 2 (10.00%) LAN
1 2 (10.00%) Network Security
1 2 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) 802.11
2 1 (5.00%) BGP
2 1 (5.00%) DHCP
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) DWDM
2 1 (5.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (5.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (5.00%) IGRP
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) MPLS
2 1 (5.00%) OSPF
2 1 (5.00%) RFID
2 1 (5.00%) SNMP
2 1 (5.00%) SSL
2 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon Athena
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (5.00%) Data Lake
3 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.00%) Power BI
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) Buildbot
3 1 (5.00%) Gerrit
3 1 (5.00%) GitLab
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (15.00%) Law
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.00%) Automotive
3 1 (5.00%) Digital Economy
3 1 (5.00%) Electronics
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Graduate
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Performance Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Graduate Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Monitoring Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) OSS Architect
4 1 (5.00%) OSS Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) OSS Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.00%) OSS Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Design Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (5.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (5.00%) Django
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) Serverless Framework
2 1 (5.00%) Swagger
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Cloud Native
2 2 (10.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (10.00%) Smartphone
2 2 (10.00%) Verilog
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) iPad
3 1 (5.00%) Kindle
3 1 (5.00%) LPAR
3 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (5.00%) VLSI
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.00%) AIX
4 1 (5.00%) CentOS
4 1 (5.00%) Debian
4 1 (5.00%) SUSE
4 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) DevOps
2 3 (15.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) Analytics
3 2 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (10.00%) Data Engineering
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure as Code
3 2 (10.00%) Machine Learning
3 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Leadership
4 1 (5.00%) Data Science
4 1 (5.00%) Deployment Automation
4 1 (5.00%) Project Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) Service-Level Objective
4 1 (5.00%) Storage Management
4 1 (5.00%) Task Automation
4 1 (5.00%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) Python
2 7 (35.00%) Bash Shell
3 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 4 (20.00%) C
4 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (15.00%) Perl
6 2 (10.00%) C++
6 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (5.00%) Apex Code
7 1 (5.00%) Assembly Language
7 1 (5.00%) Fortran
7 1 (5.00%) Java
7 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (5.00%) Ruby
7 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) CCNP
3 1 (5.00%) AWS Certification
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) CCSP
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.00%) LPIC
3 1 (5.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Docker
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) GPFS
2 1 (5.00%) KVM
2 1 (5.00%) Lustre
2 1 (5.00%) PowerHA
2 1 (5.00%) Slurm Workload Manager
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) VMware NSX
2 1 (5.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Ansible
2 3 (15.00%) Kubernetes
3 2 (10.00%) Grafana
3 2 (10.00%) Nagios
3 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (10.00%) Puppet
3 2 (10.00%) Terraform
3 2 (10.00%) ZABBIX
4 1 (5.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (5.00%) Linux-HA
4 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
4 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (5.00%) vCenter Server
4 1 (5.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Splunk
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Arista
3 1 (5.00%) Aruba
3 1 (5.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (5.00%) Canon
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) Cognos
3 1 (5.00%) EMC
3 1 (5.00%) F5
3 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (5.00%) Google
3 1 (5.00%) Meraki
3 1 (5.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (5.00%) Samsung
3 1 (5.00%) Tufin