Period
to 22 January 2022

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 22 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 181 169 124
Rank change year-on-year -12 -45 -22
Permanent jobs citing Unix 2,306 1,169 3,140
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.07% 2.04% 2.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.06% 10.01% 11.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1,350 937 2,370
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £65,000 £56,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% +16.07% -2.61%
75th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £77,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £87,500 £95,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +13.64% -

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 20,858 11,684 26,296
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 18.71% 20.43% 22.55%
Number of salaries quoted 14,356 9,694 21,493
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%

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 22 January 2022.

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 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -25 1,260 £70,000 -3.45% 163
South East +37 357 £55,000 +18.92% 37
North of England -26 269 £50,000 +5.26% 47
Midlands -86 152 £55,000 +4.76% 41
North West -48 125 £55,000 +4.76% 28
South West -7 123 £45,000 -14.29% 18
East of England -27 113 £42,500 -33.33% 22
Yorkshire -14 101 £50,000 +17.65% 9
West Midlands -79 85 £55,000 -12.00% 30
East Midlands -43 67 £50,000 +13.64% 11
North East +7 43 £40,000 -2.44% 10
Unix
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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 1,480 (64.18%) Linux
2 872 (37.81%) Python
3 832 (36.08%) Java
4 827 (35.86%) AWS
5 814 (35.30%) Agile Software Development
6 747 (32.39%) Finance
7 730 (31.66%) DevOps
8 690 (29.92%) SQL
9 642 (27.84%) Oracle
10 630 (27.32%) Azure
11 607 (26.32%) CI/CD
12 554 (24.02%) Jenkins
13 547 (23.72%) Ansible
14 495 (21.47%) Docker
15 477 (20.69%) Software Engineering
16 462 (20.03%) Windows
17 440 (19.08%) Kubernetes
18 436 (18.91%) Social Skills
19 433 (18.78%) Degree
20 428 (18.56%) Shell Script
21 415 (18.00%) Scrum
22 377 (16.35%) Computer Science
23 374 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
24 368 (15.96%) Git (software)
25 361 (15.65%) JavaScript
26 352 (15.26%) Microservices
27 344 (14.92%) Spring
28 326 (14.14%) Bash
29 323 (14.01%) PostgreSQL
30 288 (12.49%) Terraform

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
1 151 (6.55%) Apache
1 151 (6.55%) Apache Spark
2 88 (3.82%) Confluence
3 87 (3.77%) Tomcat
4 69 (2.99%) SAS
4 69 (2.99%) WebLogic
5 66 (2.86%) JBoss
6 50 (2.17%) GemFire
7 49 (2.12%) nginx
8 36 (1.56%) Oracle Workflow
9 27 (1.17%) Cloud Foundry
9 27 (1.17%) IIS
10 26 (1.13%) Jupyter
11 24 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 23 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
12 23 (1.00%) WebSphere
13 21 (0.91%) SharePoint
14 18 (0.78%) OpenStack
15 17 (0.74%) Apache Airflow
16 10 (0.43%) Jetty
Applications
1 27 (1.17%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (0.48%) InVision
3 11 (0.48%) OmniGraffle
3 11 (0.48%) Sketch
4 4 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.17%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.087%) FileZilla
6 2 (0.087%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.043%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 36 (1.56%) Oracle Applications
2 27 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
3 15 (0.65%) Temenos T24
4 14 (0.61%) Oracle Cash Management
4 14 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
4 14 (0.61%) Oracle Receivables
5 13 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
5 13 (0.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 11 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
7 10 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
8 7 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (0.17%) PeopleSoft HCM
10 3 (0.13%) Eikon
10 3 (0.13%) Magento
10 3 (0.13%) Shopify
10 3 (0.13%) Summit
11 2 (0.087%) NetSuite
11 2 (0.087%) Temenos Globus
Cloud Services
1 827 (35.86%) AWS
2 630 (27.32%) Azure
3 276 (11.97%) GCP
4 223 (9.67%) GitHub
5 171 (7.42%) Serverless
6 156 (6.76%) PaaS
7 154 (6.68%) SaaS
8 136 (5.90%) OpenShift
9 107 (4.64%) IaaS
10 93 (4.03%) Cloud Computing
11 85 (3.69%) AWS CloudFormation
12 83 (3.60%) Amazon EC2
13 77 (3.34%) Amazon S3
14 70 (3.04%) Amazon Kinesis
15 64 (2.78%) Microsoft 365
16 63 (2.73%) AWS Lambda
17 39 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 38 (1.65%) Power Platform
19 29 (1.26%) Amazon EMR
20 28 (1.21%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 153 (6.63%) Firewall
2 122 (5.29%) DNS
3 86 (3.73%) TCP/IP
4 79 (3.43%) SAN
5 55 (2.39%) Internet
6 50 (2.17%) HTTP
7 49 (2.12%) VPN
8 43 (1.86%) WAN
9 40 (1.73%) Network Security
10 37 (1.60%) LAN
11 35 (1.52%) DHCP
12 31 (1.34%) SSL
13 24 (1.04%) IPsec
14 22 (0.95%) BGP
14 22 (0.95%) OSPF
14 22 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
15 21 (0.91%) MPLS
15 21 (0.91%) SSH
16 19 (0.82%) Wireless
17 17 (0.74%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 323 (14.01%) PostgreSQL
2 257 (11.14%) Relational Database
3 208 (9.02%) MySQL
4 180 (7.81%) NoSQL
4 180 (7.81%) SQL Server
5 159 (6.90%) Oracle Database
6 151 (6.55%) Hadoop
7 118 (5.12%) Big Data
8 116 (5.03%) Redis
9 97 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
9 97 (4.21%) RDBMS
10 95 (4.12%) MongoDB
11 89 (3.86%) HBase
12 75 (3.25%) MariaDB
13 74 (3.21%) Amazon Redshift
14 66 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
15 60 (2.60%) Apache Hive
16 55 (2.39%) Oracle Database 11g
17 54 (2.34%) Pentaho
18 45 (1.95%) Impala
Development Applications
1 554 (24.02%) Jenkins
2 368 (15.96%) Git (software)
3 268 (11.62%) JIRA
4 154 (6.68%) Gradle
5 99 (4.29%) GitLab
6 88 (3.82%) Bitbucket
7 85 (3.69%) Eclipse
8 84 (3.64%) IntelliJ
9 83 (3.60%) Cucumber
10 80 (3.47%) JUnit
11 77 (3.34%) TeamCity
12 75 (3.25%) Maven
13 69 (2.99%) Storybook
14 67 (2.91%) Sonatype Nexus
15 66 (2.86%) Subversion
16 56 (2.43%) Mockito
17 55 (2.39%) SonarQube
18 51 (2.21%) Cypress.io
19 48 (2.08%) Protractor
20 43 (1.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 747 (32.39%) Finance
2 436 (18.91%) Social Skills
3 282 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
4 272 (11.80%) Banking
5 208 (9.02%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 153 (6.63%) Public Sector
7 98 (4.25%) Investment Banking
8 94 (4.08%) Law
9 76 (3.30%) Front Office
10 61 (2.65%) Marketing
11 52 (2.25%) Local Government
11 52 (2.25%) Telecoms
12 51 (2.21%) Presentation Skills
12 51 (2.21%) Social Housing
13 49 (2.12%) Retail
14 48 (2.08%) Games
15 46 (1.99%) Electronics
16 41 (1.78%) Manufacturing
17 37 (1.60%) Back Office
18 33 (1.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 537 (23.29%) Developer
2 271 (11.75%) DevOps Engineer
3 234 (10.15%) Analyst
4 206 (8.93%) Software Engineer
5 145 (6.29%) Java Developer
6 127 (5.51%) Administrator
6 127 (5.51%) Applications Support
7 104 (4.51%) Support Analyst
8 98 (4.25%) Data Engineer
9 97 (4.21%) Software Developer
10 95 (4.12%) Architect
11 94 (4.08%) Senior Developer
12 84 (3.64%) Linux Engineer
13 83 (3.60%) Consultant
14 82 (3.56%) DBA
15 77 (3.34%) Senior DevOps
15 77 (3.34%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 75 (3.25%) Analyst Developer
16 75 (3.25%) Pricing Developer
17 74 (3.21%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 344 (14.92%) Spring
2 280 (12.14%) Kafka
3 252 (10.93%) React
4 239 (10.36%) REST
5 183 (7.94%) AngularJS
6 169 (7.33%) Spring Boot
7 155 (6.72%) XML
8 154 (6.68%) JSON
9 148 (6.42%) RESTful
10 146 (6.33%) Node.js
11 138 (5.98%) CSS
12 134 (5.81%) Web Services
13 112 (4.86%) HTML
14 101 (4.38%) Java EE
15 88 (3.82%) .NET
16 80 (3.47%) Middleware
17 76 (3.30%) RabbitMQ
17 76 (3.30%) Velocity
18 75 (3.25%) Redux
19 69 (2.99%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 155 (6.72%) Self-Motivation
2 148 (6.42%) Linux Command Line
3 146 (6.33%) User Experience
4 141 (6.11%) Management Information System
5 111 (4.81%) Algorithms
6 100 (4.34%) Data Structures
7 99 (4.29%) Virtual Team
8 94 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
9 90 (3.90%) Cloud Native
10 73 (3.17%) Equities
11 72 (3.12%) Data Centre
12 67 (2.91%) Public Cloud
13 51 (2.21%) Housing Association
14 50 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 50 (2.17%) Hedge funds
15 46 (1.99%) Derivative
16 40 (1.73%) Clustering
17 38 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
18 33 (1.43%) Fixed Income
19 31 (1.34%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1,480 (64.18%) Linux
2 462 (20.03%) Windows
3 152 (6.59%) Windows Server
4 110 (4.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 81 (3.51%) Solaris
6 54 (2.34%) CentOS
7 41 (1.78%) AIX
8 37 (1.60%) Mac OS
9 32 (1.39%) Ubuntu
10 17 (0.74%) Windows Server 2016
11 14 (0.61%) HPUX
11 14 (0.61%) Mac OS X
11 14 (0.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 14 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
12 12 (0.52%) Windows Server 2019
13 11 (0.48%) Android
14 10 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
14 10 (0.43%) VMS
14 10 (0.43%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 814 (35.30%) Agile Software Development
2 730 (31.66%) DevOps
3 607 (26.32%) CI/CD
4 477 (20.69%) Software Engineering
5 415 (18.00%) Scrum
6 377 (16.35%) Computer Science
7 374 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
8 352 (15.26%) Microservices
9 281 (12.19%) Continuous Integration
10 269 (11.67%) TDD
11 248 (10.75%) Configuration Management
12 242 (10.49%) ITIL
13 228 (9.89%) Data Modelling
14 223 (9.67%) Test Automation
15 206 (8.93%) Analytics
16 192 (8.33%) Infrastructure as Code
17 190 (8.24%) Mentoring
18 182 (7.89%) SDLC
19 176 (7.63%) Full Stack Development
20 163 (7.07%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 872 (37.81%) Python
2 832 (36.08%) Java
3 690 (29.92%) SQL
4 428 (18.56%) Shell Script
5 361 (15.65%) JavaScript
6 326 (14.14%) Bash
7 255 (11.06%) Perl
8 213 (9.24%) PowerShell
9 202 (8.76%) C++
10 171 (7.42%) C#
11 162 (7.03%) C
12 152 (6.59%) PL/SQL
13 133 (5.77%) Ruby
14 110 (4.77%) Groovy
15 108 (4.68%) Scala
16 81 (3.51%) Go
17 68 (2.95%) R
18 60 (2.60%) PHP
19 47 (2.04%) TypeScript
20 37 (1.60%) HiveQL
Qualifications
1 433 (18.78%) Degree
2 173 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 108 (4.68%) Computer Science Degree
4 101 (4.38%) SC Cleared
5 69 (2.99%) Oracle Certification
6 62 (2.69%) OCP
7 59 (2.56%) DBS Check
8 39 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
9 34 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
10 26 (1.13%) CCNA
11 23 (1.00%) CISSP
11 23 (1.00%) RHCE
12 22 (0.95%) CCNP
13 21 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
14 20 (0.87%) RHCSA
15 18 (0.78%) DV Cleared
16 17 (0.74%) AWS Certification
17 16 (0.69%) MCSE
18 15 (0.65%) PMP
19 14 (0.61%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (5.51%) QA
2 87 (3.77%) SLA
3 32 (1.39%) PCI DSS
4 30 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (0.82%) Data Quality
6 16 (0.69%) MiFID
7 15 (0.65%) Accessibility
7 15 (0.65%) EMIR
8 14 (0.61%) GDPR
9 12 (0.52%) COBIT
10 9 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 9 (0.39%) NIST
11 7 (0.30%) HL7
11 7 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.13%) GLBA
12 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 1 (0.043%) DICOM
13 1 (0.043%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.043%) WAI
13 1 (0.043%) WCAG
System Software
1 495 (21.47%) Docker
2 134 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 94 (4.08%) HDFS
4 86 (3.73%) Active Directory
5 31 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
6 27 (1.17%) Hyper-V
7 24 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
8 21 (0.91%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 18 (0.78%) Firmware
10 15 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
11 13 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
12 12 (0.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 12 (0.52%) vSphere
13 9 (0.39%) NFS
14 6 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
14 6 (0.26%) XenApp
15 5 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
15 5 (0.22%) Xen
16 4 (0.17%) iptables
17 3 (0.13%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 547 (23.72%) Ansible
2 440 (19.08%) Kubernetes
3 288 (12.49%) Terraform
4 215 (9.32%) Puppet
5 161 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
6 53 (2.30%) Prometheus
7 40 (1.73%) Nagios
8 36 (1.56%) Grafana
9 29 (1.26%) Data Guard
10 28 (1.21%) Oracle RMAN
11 24 (1.04%) CFEngine
12 23 (1.00%) SolarWinds Orion
13 22 (0.95%) Kibana
14 20 (0.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 19 (0.82%) Istio
15 19 (0.82%) SCCM
15 19 (0.82%) Single Sign-On
16 17 (0.74%) Red Hat Satellite
17 16 (0.69%) logstash
18 14 (0.61%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 642 (27.84%) Oracle
2 242 (10.49%) VMware
3 221 (9.58%) Red Hat
4 197 (8.54%) Microsoft
5 116 (5.03%) Google
6 84 (3.64%) Cisco
7 75 (3.25%) IBM
8 68 (2.95%) Informatica
9 67 (2.91%) ServiceNow
10 57 (2.47%) Talend
11 51 (2.21%) NEC
11 51 (2.21%) Northgate
12 50 (2.17%) SAP
13 48 (2.08%) Okta
14 47 (2.04%) Sybase
15 41 (1.78%) F5
16 36 (1.56%) HP
17 34 (1.47%) Splunk
18 33 (1.43%) NetApp
18 33 (1.43%) SolarWinds