Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 64 53
Rank change year-on-year -32 -11 -19
Permanent jobs citing Unix 374 549 711
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.22% 4.15% 4.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.07% 17.21% 17.15%
Number of salaries quoted 292 430 542
East of England median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,254 £26,125 £29,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,000 £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 3099 3190 4146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 26.68% 24.09% 26.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2571 2669 3347
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -7 184 £52,500 +10.53% 18
Cambridgeshire -68 86 £45,000 - 10
Essex +25 50 £33,000 -12.00% 1
Bedfordshire -18 39 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Norfolk +16 10 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Suffolk -9 6 £21,000 -67.69%
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 256 (68.45%) Linux
2 154 (41.18%) Oracle
3 140 (37.43%) Java
4 138 (36.90%) SQL
5 136 (36.36%) Windows
6 123 (32.89%) Python
7 113 (30.21%) Degree
8 84 (22.46%) DevOps
9 76 (20.32%) Shell Script
10 65 (17.38%) Web Services
11 63 (16.84%) Finance
11 63 (16.84%) Software Engineering
12 61 (16.31%) OO
13 59 (15.78%) VMware
14 58 (15.51%) SQL Server
15 57 (15.24%) XML
15 57 (15.24%) Agile Software Development
16 55 (14.71%) Perl
16 55 (14.71%) Puppet
17 54 (14.44%) Oracle Database
18 53 (14.17%) Disaster Recovery
19 52 (13.90%) Microsoft
19 52 (13.90%) VMware Infrastructure
19 52 (13.90%) Performance Tuning
20 50 (13.37%) ITIL
21 48 (12.83%) Solaris
21 48 (12.83%) HTML
21 48 (12.83%) Analytical Skills
22 47 (12.57%) MySQL
23 46 (12.30%) Computer 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 39 (10.43%) WebLogic
2 27 (7.22%) Apache
3 25 (6.68%) WebSphere
4 23 (6.15%) JBoss
4 23 (6.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 22 (5.88%) Tomcat
6 20 (5.35%) CMS
7 19 (5.08%) Oracle Service Bus
8 14 (3.74%) OpenStack
9 5 (1.34%) Confluence
9 5 (1.34%) MQSeries
10 4 (1.07%) GlassFish
10 4 (1.07%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.27%) DNN
12 1 (0.27%) IIS
12 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (1.87%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.34%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (1.07%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.27%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (10.16%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.48%) GitHub
2 13 (3.48%) SaaS
3 9 (2.41%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.60%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (1.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 4 (1.07%) Google App Engine
7 4 (1.07%) Google Compute Engine
7 4 (1.07%) IaaS
8 3 (0.80%) Route 53
8 3 (0.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (0.53%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.53%) Office 365
9 2 (0.53%) PaaS
9 2 (0.53%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 35 (9.36%) SAN
2 33 (8.82%) VPN
3 31 (8.29%) TCP/IP
4 28 (7.49%) Firewall
5 18 (4.81%) Internet
6 13 (3.48%) DNS
6 13 (3.48%) HTTP
7 12 (3.21%) NAS
8 11 (2.94%) Wireless
9 9 (2.41%) Network Security
10 8 (2.14%) IMAP
10 8 (2.14%) iSCSI
10 8 (2.14%) SMTP
10 8 (2.14%) VLAN
10 8 (2.14%) VoIP
11 7 (1.87%) FTP
11 7 (1.87%) SSL
12 5 (1.34%) 802.11
12 5 (1.34%) RFID
12 5 (1.34%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (15.51%) SQL Server
2 54 (14.44%) Oracle Database
3 47 (12.57%) MySQL
4 46 (12.30%) Relational Database
5 43 (11.50%) Oracle Database 12c
6 31 (8.29%) Oracle Database 11g
7 25 (6.68%) RDBMS
8 15 (4.01%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (4.01%) SQL Server 2014
9 13 (3.48%) Oracle Database 10g
10 10 (2.67%) Oracle Exadata
11 8 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (1.87%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (0.53%) DB2
13 2 (0.53%) Hadoop
14 1 (0.27%) Apache Hive
14 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.27%) Informix
14 1 (0.27%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 25 (6.68%) Subversion
2 22 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 12 (3.21%) Eclipse
3 12 (3.21%) Git (software)
4 10 (2.67%) JIRA
4 10 (2.67%) Oracle APEX
5 9 (2.41%) JUnit
6 6 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (1.60%) Visual Studio
7 5 (1.34%) GCC
8 4 (1.07%) Ant
9 3 (0.80%) Gradle
9 3 (0.80%) Maven
9 3 (0.80%) Selenium
9 3 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.80%) Toad
10 2 (0.53%) CppUnit
10 2 (0.53%) HP UFT
10 2 (0.53%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.27%) Log4j
General
1 63 (16.84%) Finance
2 19 (5.08%) Back Office
2 19 (5.08%) Military
3 16 (4.28%) Telecoms
4 15 (4.01%) Banking
5 13 (3.48%) Advertising
6 12 (3.21%) Retail
7 10 (2.67%) Automotive
7 10 (2.67%) Publishing
8 5 (1.34%) Marketing
9 4 (1.07%) Games
9 4 (1.07%) Legal
10 1 (0.27%) Electronics
10 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 64 (17.11%) Developer
2 49 (13.10%) DBA
3 47 (12.57%) Administrator
4 41 (10.96%) DevOps Engineer
4 41 (10.96%) Oracle DBA
5 39 (10.43%) Analyst
6 37 (9.89%) Architect
7 24 (6.42%) Junior
8 20 (5.35%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 19 (5.08%) Junior DevOps
9 19 (5.08%) SQL Analyst
10 18 (4.81%) Graduate
10 18 (4.81%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 18 (4.81%) Software Engineer
10 18 (4.81%) Systems Analyst
10 18 (4.81%) Unix Analyst
11 17 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
11 17 (4.55%) SOA Analyst
11 17 (4.55%) XML Analyst
12 16 (4.28%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (17.38%) Web Services
2 57 (15.24%) XML
3 48 (12.83%) HTML
4 45 (12.03%) REST
5 43 (11.50%) SOAP
6 34 (9.09%) Middleware
7 21 (5.61%) JSON
8 19 (5.08%) HTML5
9 18 (4.81%) Java EE
10 17 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
11 16 (4.28%) CSS
12 14 (3.74%) J2EE
12 14 (3.74%) XML Messaging
13 13 (3.48%) Struts
14 12 (3.21%) Hibernate
14 12 (3.21%) Spring
15 10 (2.67%) .NET
15 10 (2.67%) JDBC
15 10 (2.67%) Moose
15 10 (2.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 48 (12.83%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (12.30%) Computer Science
3 25 (6.68%) Client/Server
4 20 (5.35%) Data Centre
5 11 (2.94%) User Experience
6 9 (2.41%) Algorithms
7 8 (2.14%) Clustering
8 7 (1.87%) Linux Command Line
8 7 (1.87%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.60%) Replication
10 5 (1.34%) Fintech
11 4 (1.07%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (1.07%) PKI
11 4 (1.07%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.07%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.80%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.80%) Internet of Things
12 3 (0.80%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 256 (68.45%) Linux
2 136 (36.36%) Windows
3 48 (12.83%) Solaris
4 32 (8.56%) Windows Server
5 15 (4.01%) AIX
5 15 (4.01%) CentOS
5 15 (4.01%) Mac OS
5 15 (4.01%) Ubuntu
6 10 (2.67%) Debian
7 9 (2.41%) Apple iOS
7 9 (2.41%) CoreOS
7 9 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.60%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (0.80%) Android
9 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.53%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.53%) Mac OS X Server
10 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.27%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (22.46%) DevOps
2 63 (16.84%) Software Engineering
3 61 (16.31%) OO
4 57 (15.24%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (14.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 52 (13.90%) Performance Tuning
7 50 (13.37%) ITIL
8 40 (10.70%) Mathematics
8 40 (10.70%) SOA
9 38 (10.16%) OOD
10 34 (9.09%) Configuration Management
11 32 (8.56%) Open Source
12 31 (8.29%) Continuous Integration
13 29 (7.75%) UML
14 28 (7.49%) Data Security
15 24 (6.42%) High Availability
16 23 (6.15%) Load Balancing
17 22 (5.88%) Physics
17 22 (5.88%) TDD
17 22 (5.88%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 140 (37.43%) Java
2 138 (36.90%) SQL
3 123 (32.89%) Python
4 76 (20.32%) Shell Script
5 55 (14.71%) Perl
6 45 (12.03%) PL/SQL
7 41 (10.96%) JavaScript
8 40 (10.70%) C++
9 39 (10.43%) Bash Shell
10 23 (6.15%) C
11 18 (4.81%) Korn
11 18 (4.81%) PowerShell
12 13 (3.48%) C#
13 11 (2.94%) Objective-C
13 11 (2.94%) R
14 9 (2.41%) PHP
15 8 (2.14%) Ruby
15 8 (2.14%) T-SQL
16 6 (1.60%) XQuery
17 5 (1.34%) Jython
Qualifications
1 113 (30.21%) Degree
2 35 (9.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (4.01%) OCP
3 15 (4.01%) Oracle Certification
4 12 (3.21%) CISA
4 12 (3.21%) CISM
4 12 (3.21%) CISSP
5 11 (2.94%) PhD
6 6 (1.60%) AWS Certification
7 5 (1.34%) CWNA
7 5 (1.34%) ISEB
7 5 (1.34%) MCSE
7 5 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.34%) SSCP
8 4 (1.07%) CEH
8 4 (1.07%) Master's Degree
8 4 (1.07%) MCITP
8 4 (1.07%) SANS
9 3 (0.80%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.80%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (10.43%) SLA
2 33 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (5.08%) ISO 9001
4 13 (3.48%) PCI DSS
5 8 (2.14%) QA
6 7 (1.87%) GDPR
7 6 (1.60%) RosettaNet
8 4 (1.07%) COBIT
8 4 (1.07%) ISO 22301
9 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.27%) HIPAA
System Software
1 52 (13.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (8.56%) Docker
3 25 (6.68%) Active Directory
4 22 (5.88%) vSphere
5 10 (2.67%) Ceph
5 10 (2.67%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (2.14%) KVM
6 8 (2.14%) XenServer
7 6 (1.60%) Xen
8 3 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.53%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 55 (14.71%) Puppet
2 43 (11.50%) Ansible
3 42 (11.23%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (6.68%) Data Guard
4 25 (6.68%) Oracle RMAN
5 16 (4.28%) Kubernetes
6 14 (3.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 8 (2.14%) Nagios
7 8 (2.14%) SCOM
8 5 (1.34%) Terraform
9 4 (1.07%) BMC PATROL
9 4 (1.07%) Salt
10 2 (0.53%) Jamf Pro
10 2 (0.53%) Marathon
10 2 (0.53%) Mesos
10 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.53%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.27%) CSIRT
11 1 (0.27%) Grafana
11 1 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 154 (41.18%) Oracle
2 59 (15.78%) VMware
3 52 (13.90%) Microsoft
4 44 (11.76%) IBM
5 27 (7.22%) Citrix
6 25 (6.68%) NetApp
7 19 (5.08%) Adobe
7 19 (5.08%) Xerox
8 18 (4.81%) Cisco
9 12 (3.21%) SAP
10 11 (2.94%) Red Hat
11 10 (2.67%) Google
12 8 (2.14%) HP
13 7 (1.87%) Remedy
14 6 (1.60%) Apple
14 6 (1.60%) BMC
14 6 (1.60%) Sun
15 4 (1.07%) CyberArk
15 4 (1.07%) LogRhythm
15 4 (1.07%) Veeam