Period
to 9 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 9 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
UK > England
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 144 100 89
Rank change year-on-year -44 -11 -21
Permanent jobs citing Unix 2,568 4,496 5,816
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.42% 3.25% 3.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.23% 13.94% 14.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2,102 3,555 4,640
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £88,750 £82,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +7.84%

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 England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 22,862 32,257 39,705
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 21.53% 23.35% 23.93%
Number of salaries quoted 18,500 25,870 32,751
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Unix as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in England

Unix
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Unix in England.

Salary trend for Unix in England

Unix
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Unix in England over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Unix in England

Unix
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the England region over the 6 months to 9 April 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
London -34 1,264 £70,000 +3.70% 121
South East -36 486 £52,500 +5.00% 49
North of England -56 272 £50,000 +1.34% 45
South West -3 221 £50,000 +25.00% 18
Midlands -8 206 £47,500 +7.95% 47
West Midlands +5 152 £52,500 +23.53% 31
North West -38 141 £52,500 +5.00% 22
East of England +29 116 £72,500 +45.00% 23
Yorkshire -52 104 £50,000 +1.34% 15
East Midlands +6 53 £30,000 -33.33% 16
North East +7 27 £38,000 -22.98% 8
Unix
UK

For the 6 months to 9 April 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 England region with a requirement for Unix.

1 1,744 (67.91%) Linux
2 904 (35.20%) SQL
3 866 (33.72%) Java
4 806 (31.39%) Windows
5 791 (30.80%) Finance
6 760 (29.60%) Agile Software Development
7 734 (28.58%) Python
8 664 (25.86%) Oracle
9 588 (22.90%) AWS
10 557 (21.69%) DevOps
11 474 (18.46%) Docker
12 444 (17.29%) Git (software)
13 426 (16.59%) JavaScript
14 402 (15.65%) Problem-Solving
15 390 (15.19%) Software Engineering
16 362 (14.10%) Azure
17 336 (13.08%) Ansible
18 331 (12.89%) Degree
19 324 (12.62%) Kubernetes
19 324 (12.62%) Bash Shell
19 324 (12.62%) Test Automation
20 308 (11.99%) Analytical Skills
21 301 (11.72%) Continuous Integration
22 297 (11.57%) Jenkins
23 285 (11.10%) Shell Script
24 283 (11.02%) SQL Server
25 271 (10.55%) Microsoft
26 267 (10.40%) TDD
27 259 (10.09%) MySQL
28 252 (9.81%) JIRA

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 99 (3.86%) Confluence
2 76 (2.96%) Apache
3 68 (2.65%) Apache Spark
4 66 (2.57%) Tomcat
5 48 (1.87%) IIS
6 45 (1.75%) WebLogic
7 37 (1.44%) OpenStack
8 35 (1.36%) SAS
9 32 (1.25%) JBoss
10 31 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
11 27 (1.05%) SharePoint
12 23 (0.90%) WebSphere
13 21 (0.82%) MQSeries
13 21 (0.82%) MS Exchange
14 20 (0.78%) NetWeaver
15 17 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 15 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
16 15 (0.58%) SAP Portal
17 13 (0.51%) nginx
17 13 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 54 (2.10%) Microsoft Office
2 44 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (1.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.078%) HipChat
7 1 (0.039%) CATIA
7 1 (0.039%) Siemens NX
7 1 (0.039%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 26 (1.01%) Salerio
2 21 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
3 17 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
4 16 (0.62%) SAP CRM
5 10 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
7 7 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
8 6 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
8 6 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
9 5 (0.19%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 5 (0.19%) Magento
9 5 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
9 5 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 5 (0.19%) R3 Corda
9 5 (0.19%) Temenos T24
10 4 (0.16%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 4 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
10 4 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
10 4 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 588 (22.90%) AWS
2 362 (14.10%) Azure
3 98 (3.82%) Office 365
4 86 (3.35%) SaaS
5 77 (3.00%) GCP
6 51 (1.99%) IaaS
7 48 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
7 48 (1.87%) OpenShift
8 47 (1.83%) Amazon S3
8 47 (1.83%) Serverless
9 43 (1.67%) GitHub
10 35 (1.36%) PaaS
11 32 (1.25%) AWS Lambda
12 30 (1.17%) Amazon SQS
13 28 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
14 27 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
15 23 (0.90%) Datadog
16 20 (0.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 20 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 19 (0.74%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 191 (7.44%) TCP/IP
2 179 (6.97%) Firewall
3 106 (4.13%) DNS
4 83 (3.23%) LAN
5 80 (3.12%) Internet
6 73 (2.84%) HTTP
6 73 (2.84%) WAN
7 71 (2.76%) Network Security
8 57 (2.22%) DHCP
8 57 (2.22%) VPN
9 55 (2.14%) SAN
10 47 (1.83%) MPLS
10 47 (1.83%) SSL
11 45 (1.75%) BGP
11 45 (1.75%) OSPF
12 44 (1.71%) IPsec
13 40 (1.56%) Intrusion Detection
14 28 (1.09%) Wireless
15 25 (0.97%) VoIP
16 23 (0.90%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 283 (11.02%) SQL Server
2 259 (10.09%) MySQL
3 233 (9.07%) NoSQL
4 181 (7.05%) MongoDB
5 171 (6.66%) Relational Database
6 154 (6.00%) Oracle Database
7 147 (5.72%) PostgreSQL
8 125 (4.87%) Big Data
9 122 (4.75%) Hadoop
10 102 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
11 97 (3.78%) RDBMS
12 51 (1.99%) Oracle Reports
13 47 (1.83%) Amazon RDS
14 46 (1.79%) Apache Hive
15 45 (1.75%) Amazon Redshift
15 45 (1.75%) Redis
16 42 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 39 (1.52%) Pentaho
18 34 (1.32%) Impala
19 32 (1.25%) DB2
Development Applications
1 444 (17.29%) Git (software)
2 297 (11.57%) Jenkins
3 252 (9.81%) JIRA
4 94 (3.66%) Maven
5 80 (3.12%) Selenium
6 70 (2.73%) Bitbucket
7 69 (2.69%) Cucumber
8 66 (2.57%) GitLab
9 60 (2.34%) Subversion
10 50 (1.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 42 (1.64%) Artifactory
12 41 (1.60%) JMeter
13 39 (1.52%) Gradle
14 31 (1.21%) JUnit
15 30 (1.17%) LoadRunner
16 28 (1.09%) Appium
16 28 (1.09%) Visual Studio
17 24 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
17 24 (0.93%) TeamCity
18 23 (0.90%) Rational DOORS
General
1 791 (30.80%) Finance
2 210 (8.18%) Banking
3 123 (4.79%) Public Sector
4 99 (3.86%) Retail
5 97 (3.78%) Telecoms
6 78 (3.04%) Front Office
7 63 (2.45%) Marketing
8 56 (2.18%) Manufacturing
9 55 (2.14%) Electronics
10 51 (1.99%) Investment Banking
11 46 (1.79%) Financial Institution
12 36 (1.40%) Back Office
13 29 (1.13%) Legal
14 25 (0.97%) Law
15 21 (0.82%) Games
16 20 (0.78%) International Banking
17 13 (0.51%) Automotive
18 11 (0.43%) Military
19 9 (0.35%) Advertising
19 9 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 549 (21.38%) Developer
2 306 (11.92%) Analyst
3 238 (9.27%) Software Engineer
4 194 (7.55%) Java Developer
5 158 (6.15%) Support Analyst
6 149 (5.80%) DevOps Engineer
7 141 (5.49%) Senior Developer
8 132 (5.14%) Applications Support
9 121 (4.71%) Consultant
10 118 (4.60%) Architect
11 107 (4.17%) Administrator
12 99 (3.86%) Support Engineer
13 98 (3.82%) Junior
14 89 (3.47%) Java Engineer
15 86 (3.35%) Linux Engineer
16 78 (3.04%) Senior Software Engineer
17 77 (3.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 76 (2.96%) Applications Support Analyst
19 75 (2.92%) Unix Engineer
20 69 (2.69%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (7.98%) Node.js
2 157 (6.11%) HTML
2 157 (6.11%) RESTful
3 149 (5.80%) CSS
3 149 (5.80%) XML
4 147 (5.72%) Spring
5 144 (5.61%) Web Services
6 107 (4.17%) .NET
7 106 (4.13%) REST
8 96 (3.74%) React
9 91 (3.54%) SOAP
10 83 (3.23%) Spring Boot
11 80 (3.12%) FIX Protocol
12 77 (3.00%) JSON
13 76 (2.96%) AngularJS
14 73 (2.84%) Middleware
15 68 (2.65%) Kafka
16 57 (2.22%) J2EE
17 51 (1.99%) Hibernate
17 51 (1.99%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 308 (11.99%) Analytical Skills
2 145 (5.65%) Management Information System
3 111 (4.32%) Self-Motivation
4 98 (3.82%) Linux Command Line
5 94 (3.66%) Data Centre
6 74 (2.88%) Public Cloud
7 73 (2.84%) Algorithms
8 69 (2.69%) Fixed Income
9 65 (2.53%) Equities
10 64 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
11 53 (2.06%) Derivative
12 50 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
13 49 (1.91%) Data Structures
14 47 (1.83%) PKI
15 43 (1.67%) SWIFT
16 42 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 36 (1.40%) Client/Server
18 34 (1.32%) Hedge funds
19 33 (1.29%) User Experience
20 29 (1.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1,744 (67.91%) Linux
2 806 (31.39%) Windows
3 189 (7.36%) Windows Server
4 132 (5.14%) Solaris
5 102 (3.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 86 (3.35%) Mac OS X
7 65 (2.53%) AIX
8 56 (2.18%) CentOS
8 56 (2.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 54 (2.10%) Windows 7
10 49 (1.91%) Windows 10
11 44 (1.71%) Android
12 40 (1.56%) Apple iOS
13 28 (1.09%) Ubuntu
14 25 (0.97%) Mac OS
15 24 (0.93%) SUSE
16 22 (0.86%) Windows Server 2016
17 20 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
18 19 (0.74%) HPUX
18 19 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 760 (29.60%) Agile Software Development
2 557 (21.69%) DevOps
3 402 (15.65%) Problem-Solving
4 390 (15.19%) Software Engineering
5 324 (12.62%) Test Automation
6 301 (11.72%) Continuous Integration
7 267 (10.40%) TDD
8 244 (9.50%) Computer Science
9 242 (9.42%) Mentoring
10 226 (8.80%) Microservices
11 222 (8.64%) Configuration Management
12 211 (8.22%) Scrum
13 198 (7.71%) ITIL
14 197 (7.67%) OO
15 191 (7.44%) Open Source
16 179 (6.97%) Analytics
17 158 (6.15%) BDD
18 148 (5.76%) SDLC
19 142 (5.53%) Information Security
20 141 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 904 (35.20%) SQL
2 866 (33.72%) Java
3 734 (28.58%) Python
4 426 (16.59%) JavaScript
5 324 (12.62%) Bash Shell
6 285 (11.10%) Shell Script
7 214 (8.33%) C++
8 210 (8.18%) PL/SQL
9 206 (8.02%) PowerShell
10 201 (7.83%) Perl
11 197 (7.67%) C
12 147 (5.72%) C#
13 140 (5.45%) PHP
14 130 (5.06%) Ruby
15 86 (3.35%) Java 8
16 60 (2.34%) Go
17 40 (1.56%) Scala
18 37 (1.44%) Korn
19 24 (0.93%) Groovy
20 22 (0.86%) R
Qualifications
1 331 (12.89%) Degree
2 138 (5.37%) Security Cleared
3 124 (4.83%) Computer Science Degree
4 75 (2.92%) SC Cleared
5 70 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
6 58 (2.26%) DV Cleared
7 55 (2.14%) CISSP
8 47 (1.83%) CCNA
9 37 (1.44%) CCNP
9 37 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
10 33 (1.29%) CISM
11 27 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
12 26 (1.01%) MCP
13 22 (0.86%) ISTQB
14 21 (0.82%) MCSE
15 19 (0.74%) CEH
16 18 (0.70%) JNCIA
16 18 (0.70%) Master's Degree
17 16 (0.62%) Oracle Certification
18 15 (0.58%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 181 (7.05%) QA
2 67 (2.61%) SLA
3 60 (2.34%) GDPR
4 33 (1.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 32 (1.25%) PCI DSS
6 31 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 27 (1.05%) Data Quality
8 12 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 6 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 15288
10 5 (0.19%) COBIT
10 5 (0.19%) NIST
11 4 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
11 4 (0.16%) MiFID
12 3 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
12 3 (0.12%) EMIR
12 3 (0.12%) FINRA
12 3 (0.12%) PSD2
13 2 (0.078%) FATCA
13 2 (0.078%) ISO 22301
13 2 (0.078%) NIST 800
System Software
1 474 (18.46%) Docker
2 135 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 113 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 50 (1.95%) Hyper-V
5 36 (1.40%) vSphere
6 29 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
7 25 (0.97%) XenApp
8 23 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
9 22 (0.86%) XenDesktop
10 20 (0.78%) Apache Flume
11 19 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
12 18 (0.70%) HDFS
13 16 (0.62%) LXC
14 14 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
15 13 (0.51%) VMware NSX
16 12 (0.47%) Firmware
17 10 (0.39%) NFS
17 10 (0.39%) OpenAM
18 9 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
19 8 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 336 (13.08%) Ansible
2 324 (12.62%) Kubernetes
3 178 (6.93%) Puppet
4 171 (6.66%) Terraform
5 145 (5.65%) Opscode Chef
6 73 (2.84%) Nagios
7 45 (1.75%) SCOM
8 39 (1.52%) Grafana
9 33 (1.29%) SCCM
10 30 (1.17%) Oozie
11 29 (1.13%) Nessus
12 28 (1.09%) Control-M
13 24 (0.93%) Automic
14 23 (0.90%) Salt
15 22 (0.86%) Kibana
15 22 (0.86%) Tivoli
16 19 (0.74%) Data Guard
17 18 (0.70%) SELinux
18 17 (0.66%) CA Service Virtualization
19 16 (0.62%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 664 (25.86%) Oracle
2 271 (10.55%) Microsoft
3 217 (8.45%) VMware
4 165 (6.43%) Red Hat
5 115 (4.48%) Cisco
6 89 (3.47%) Informatica
7 85 (3.31%) HP
8 84 (3.27%) Splunk
9 78 (3.04%) ServiceNow
10 76 (2.96%) Atlassian
11 71 (2.76%) IBM
12 68 (2.65%) Citrix
13 67 (2.61%) Google
14 60 (2.34%) Sun
15 54 (2.10%) SAP
16 50 (1.95%) F5
17 49 (1.91%) NetApp
18 44 (1.71%) Juniper
19 38 (1.48%) Sybase
20 35 (1.36%) EMC