Period
to 15 July 2019

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 15 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > East of England
6 months to
15 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 136 67 86
Rank change year-on-year -69 +19 -33
Permanent jobs citing Unix 156 496 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.07% 4.07% 3.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.56% 15.10% 13.39%
Number of salaries quoted 92 292 311
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22% -2.17%
10th Percentile £32,750 £31,300 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +0.91% +4.76% +2.94%

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 2,064 3,284 3,129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.38% 26.96% 24.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1,538 2,399 2,524
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.43% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 15 July 2019.

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 15 July 2019. 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 -12 69 £40,594 -8.94% 18
Hertfordshire -72 48 £50,000 -16.67% 11
Bedfordshire -7 19 £70,000 +47.37% 7
Suffolk 0 13 £55,000 - 1
Essex +26 5 £41,500 +0.91% 7
Norfolk +12 2 £40,000 +10.34% 1
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 15 July 2019, 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.

1 100 (64.10%) Linux
2 80 (51.28%) Python
3 44 (28.21%) Degree
4 41 (26.28%) Oracle
5 40 (25.64%) Java
5 40 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (25.00%) SQL
7 36 (23.08%) SQL Server
8 33 (21.15%) Windows
8 33 (21.15%) Computer Science
8 33 (21.15%) Relational Database
9 30 (19.23%) Bash Shell
10 28 (17.95%) Shell Script
11 25 (16.03%) Bioinformatics
11 25 (16.03%) Biology
12 21 (13.46%) Microsoft Azure
12 21 (13.46%) MySQL
12 21 (13.46%) Data Modelling
13 20 (12.82%) Continuous Improvement
13 20 (12.82%) Analytics
13 20 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
14 19 (12.18%) Scrum
15 18 (11.54%) Microsoft
15 18 (11.54%) Ansible
15 18 (11.54%) Computer Science Degree
16 17 (10.90%) Workflow
17 16 (10.26%) C
17 16 (10.26%) Performance Tuning
17 16 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
17 16 (10.26%) Data Science

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 14 (8.97%) Apache Spark
2 7 (4.49%) JBoss
2 7 (4.49%) WebLogic
3 5 (3.21%) Apache
3 5 (3.21%) IIS
3 5 (3.21%) nginx
4 4 (2.56%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.92%) Confluence
5 3 (1.92%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.92%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.92%) WildFly
6 2 (1.28%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.28%) OpenEdge
6 2 (1.28%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.64%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.64%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.56%) InfoPath
1 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (2.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.64%) CATIA
2 1 (0.64%) HipChat
2 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.28%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (1.28%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.64%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 21 (13.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (6.41%) Office 365
4 8 (5.13%) IaaS
4 8 (5.13%) PaaS
5 6 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (3.21%) GitHub
6 5 (3.21%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.92%) SaaS
8 2 (1.28%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.64%) Akamai
9 1 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.64%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.64%) Azure Stack
9 1 (0.64%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.64%) Serverless
9 1 (0.64%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.41%) HTTP
2 9 (5.77%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.85%) SSL
4 5 (3.21%) Internet
4 5 (3.21%) WAN
5 4 (2.56%) DNS
5 4 (2.56%) Firewall
5 4 (2.56%) HTTPS
5 4 (2.56%) VPN
6 3 (1.92%) DHCP
6 3 (1.92%) MPLS
6 3 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (1.92%) Wireless
7 2 (1.28%) DKIM
7 2 (1.28%) FTP
7 2 (1.28%) Intelligent Network
7 2 (1.28%) LAN
7 2 (1.28%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.28%) SNMP
7 2 (1.28%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 33 (21.15%) Relational Database
3 21 (13.46%) MySQL
4 14 (8.97%) Apache Hive
4 14 (8.97%) Big Data
4 14 (8.97%) Impala
5 13 (8.33%) Oracle Database
5 13 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (7.69%) Apache Kudu
6 12 (7.69%) Hadoop
7 11 (7.05%) HBase
7 11 (7.05%) Sqoop
8 6 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (2.56%) MS Access
9 4 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (2.56%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (1.92%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (1.92%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.41%) Jenkins
3 8 (5.13%) Subversion
4 7 (4.49%) Maven
4 7 (4.49%) TeamCity
5 6 (3.85%) Gradle
6 5 (3.21%) GCC
6 5 (3.21%) JIRA
7 4 (2.56%) Selenium
8 3 (1.92%) Robot Framework
9 2 (1.28%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.28%) JUnit
9 2 (1.28%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (1.28%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.64%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.64%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.64%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.64%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.64%) PROIV
10 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (7.05%) Finance
1 11 (7.05%) Retail
2 10 (6.41%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.56%) Billing
4 2 (1.28%) Banking
5 1 (0.64%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.64%) Automotive
5 1 (0.64%) Electronics
5 1 (0.64%) Games
5 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (17.31%) Support Engineer
2 19 (12.18%) Developer
3 17 (10.90%) Applications Support
4 14 (8.97%) Site Engineer
4 14 (8.97%) Site Reliability Engineer
5 13 (8.33%) Data Engineer
6 12 (7.69%) Senior Data Engineer
7 11 (7.05%) Administrator
7 11 (7.05%) Hadoop Engineer
8 10 (6.41%) Automation Engineer
8 10 (6.41%) Big Data Engineer
8 10 (6.41%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
9 9 (5.77%) Analyst
10 8 (5.13%) Software Developer
10 8 (5.13%) Software Engineer
10 8 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
11 7 (4.49%) Applications Engineer
11 7 (4.49%) DBA
11 7 (4.49%) Senior Developer
11 7 (4.49%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.41%) OAuth
2 9 (5.77%) LDAP
2 9 (5.77%) SAML
3 7 (4.49%) OpenID
3 7 (4.49%) Web Services
4 6 (3.85%) Java EE
4 6 (3.85%) Spring Boot
5 5 (3.21%) REST
5 5 (3.21%) SOAP
6 4 (2.56%) Spring
6 4 (2.56%) Velocity
7 3 (1.92%) D3.js
7 3 (1.92%) Django
7 3 (1.92%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (1.92%) Flask
7 3 (1.92%) jQuery
7 3 (1.92%) LAMP
7 3 (1.92%) Spring MVC
7 3 (1.92%) XML
7 3 (1.92%) Zuul
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.97%) Client/Server
2 11 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.41%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (5.13%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (3.85%) Algorithms
6 5 (3.21%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.21%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (3.21%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.21%) Replication
6 5 (3.21%) Virtual Team
7 4 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.56%) PKI
8 3 (1.92%) NHS
9 2 (1.28%) PACS
9 2 (1.28%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.64%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.64%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 100 (64.10%) Linux
2 33 (21.15%) Windows
3 5 (3.21%) AIX
3 5 (3.21%) CentOS
3 5 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.56%) Ubuntu
4 4 (2.56%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.92%) Debian
5 3 (1.92%) Solaris
5 3 (1.92%) SUSE
6 1 (0.64%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.64%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.64%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (21.15%) Computer Science
3 25 (16.03%) Bioinformatics
3 25 (16.03%) Biology
4 21 (13.46%) Data Modelling
5 20 (12.82%) Analytics
5 20 (12.82%) Continuous Improvement
5 20 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (12.18%) Scrum
7 17 (10.90%) Workflow
8 16 (10.26%) Data Science
8 16 (10.26%) Performance Tuning
9 15 (9.62%) Informatics
10 14 (8.97%) ITIL
10 14 (8.97%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 13 (8.33%) E-Commerce
12 12 (7.69%) Open Source
12 12 (7.69%) Software Engineering
13 11 (7.05%) Data Analysis
13 11 (7.05%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 80 (51.28%) Python
2 40 (25.64%) Java
3 39 (25.00%) SQL
4 30 (19.23%) Bash Shell
5 28 (17.95%) Shell Script
6 16 (10.26%) C
7 15 (9.62%) PowerShell
8 14 (8.97%) Scala
9 12 (7.69%) JavaScript
10 11 (7.05%) C++
10 11 (7.05%) Perl
11 8 (5.13%) R
12 6 (3.85%) MATLAB
13 5 (3.21%) ActionScript
13 5 (3.21%) ActionScript 2.0
14 4 (2.56%) AWK
14 4 (2.56%) Java 8
14 4 (2.56%) PHP
14 4 (2.56%) VBA
15 3 (1.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (28.21%) Degree
2 18 (11.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (6.41%) PhD
4 7 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (3.85%) CCNP
5 6 (3.85%) Oracle Certification
6 5 (3.21%) Master's Degree
7 3 (1.92%) CCIE
7 3 (1.92%) JNCIP
7 3 (1.92%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.28%) CCNA
8 2 (1.28%) OCA
9 1 (0.64%) CCA
9 1 (0.64%) CWNA
9 1 (0.64%) GIAC
9 1 (0.64%) ISEB
9 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.64%) OCP
9 1 (0.64%) RHCE
9 1 (0.64%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.33%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.21%) QA
3 2 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (7.05%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 11 (7.05%) HDFS
2 10 (6.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.13%) Active Directory
4 7 (4.49%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.56%) Docker
6 2 (1.28%) Apache Flume
6 2 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.28%) XenApp
7 1 (0.64%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (0.64%) KVM
7 1 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.64%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.64%) Xen
7 1 (0.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (11.54%) Ansible
2 15 (9.62%) Puppet
3 13 (8.33%) Oozie
4 11 (7.05%) Hadoop YARN
5 9 (5.77%) Single Sign-On
6 6 (3.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 6 (3.85%) SCCM
6 6 (3.85%) SCOM
7 5 (3.21%) Nagios
8 4 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (1.92%) Prometheus
10 2 (1.28%) CASB
10 2 (1.28%) Data Guard
10 2 (1.28%) Grafana
10 2 (1.28%) HAProxy
10 2 (1.28%) HP ALM
10 2 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (1.28%) Kibana
10 2 (1.28%) Kubernetes
10 2 (1.28%) yum
Vendors
1 41 (26.28%) Oracle
2 18 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 14 (8.97%) WorldPay
4 12 (7.69%) VMware
5 6 (3.85%) Juniper
6 5 (3.21%) Cisco
7 4 (2.56%) Citrix
7 4 (2.56%) Google
7 4 (2.56%) Openreach
7 4 (2.56%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.56%) Xamarin
8 3 (1.92%) CA
8 3 (1.92%) ForgeRock
8 3 (1.92%) HP
8 3 (1.92%) Informatica
9 2 (1.28%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.28%) BT
9 2 (1.28%) Forcepoint
9 2 (1.28%) Siebel
9 2 (1.28%) webMethods