Period
to 18 October 2018

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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
UK > England
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 71 63
Rank change year-on-year -25 -8 -17
Permanent jobs citing Unix 4,979 7,171 8,199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.25% 4.37% 4.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.17% 17.47% 18.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3,667 4,779 6,486
England median annual salary £56,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.82% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £84,125
UK 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 England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 35,150 41,048 45,187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 22.93% 25.02% 24.99%
Number of salaries quoted 28,561 33,244 38,666
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix in England

Unix
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unix in England.

Salary trend for Unix in England

Unix
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in England over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

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 18 October 2018. 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 -25 2,561 £65,000 +4.00% 330
South East -25 947 £50,000 +5.26% 129
North of England -60 493 £45,500 +1.11% 125
East of England +18 377 £60,000 +27.66% 57
Midlands -9 310 £44,500 -1.11% 79
South West -12 290 £44,500 +4.71% 59
North West -73 247 £42,500 -10.53% 62
Yorkshire -20 219 £50,000 +19.76% 51
West Midlands +1 192 £47,500 +5.56% 42
East Midlands -6 117 £38,000 -10.59% 37
North East -9 27 £41,250 +3.13% 12
Unix
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, 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 3,273 (65.74%) Linux
2 1,941 (38.98%) SQL
3 1,675 (33.64%) Java
4 1,641 (32.96%) Finance
5 1,624 (32.62%) Windows
6 1,428 (28.68%) Python
7 1,346 (27.03%) Oracle
8 1,315 (26.41%) Agile Software Development
9 867 (17.41%) DevOps
10 843 (16.93%) Amazon AWS
11 837 (16.81%) Problem-Solving
12 805 (16.17%) Degree
13 773 (15.53%) Shell Script
14 697 (14.00%) Banking
15 679 (13.64%) JavaScript
16 652 (13.09%) SQL Server
17 641 (12.87%) Puppet
18 631 (12.67%) Git (software)
19 614 (12.33%) Perl
20 612 (12.29%) Bash Shell
21 590 (11.85%) Continuous Integration
22 583 (11.71%) Microsoft
23 550 (11.05%) Ansible
24 544 (10.93%) ITIL
25 526 (10.56%) Computer Science
26 519 (10.42%) Relational Database
27 512 (10.28%) Docker
28 504 (10.12%) C++
29 503 (10.10%) Analytical Skills
30 487 (9.78%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 282 (5.66%) Apache
2 227 (4.56%) Tomcat
3 183 (3.68%) JBoss
4 181 (3.64%) WebLogic
5 177 (3.55%) Apache Spark
6 153 (3.07%) IIS
7 143 (2.87%) OpenStack
8 141 (2.83%) WebSphere
9 93 (1.87%) Confluence
10 76 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
11 58 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 55 (1.10%) GlassFish
13 51 (1.02%) nginx
14 43 (0.86%) CMS
14 43 (0.86%) MQSeries
15 39 (0.78%) SAS
16 33 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
17 31 (0.62%) Apache Solr
18 30 (0.60%) SharePoint
19 27 (0.54%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 88 (1.77%) Microsoft Office
2 66 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 32 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 31 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.12%) HipChat
7 3 (0.060%) Chatbot
7 3 (0.060%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.040%) Blender
9 1 (0.020%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.020%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 60 (1.21%) Oracle EBS
2 36 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
3 30 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
3 30 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
4 19 (0.38%) Oracle 11i
5 13 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 13 (0.26%) Magento
6 11 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
7 10 (0.20%) HFM
8 8 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
9 7 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
9 7 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
9 7 (0.14%) thinkFolio
10 6 (0.12%) LatentZero
10 6 (0.12%) LongView
10 6 (0.12%) NetSuite
10 6 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
11 5 (0.10%) Global One
11 5 (0.10%) Hyperion Planning
11 5 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 843 (16.93%) Amazon AWS
2 487 (9.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 180 (3.62%) Google Cloud Platform
4 177 (3.55%) SaaS
5 141 (2.83%) GitHub
6 135 (2.71%) IaaS
7 133 (2.67%) PaaS
8 97 (1.95%) AWS CloudFormation
9 87 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
10 77 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
11 66 (1.33%) Amazon S3
12 64 (1.29%) Office 365
13 44 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 28 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 27 (0.54%) CloudFront
16 25 (0.50%) CloudBees
17 23 (0.46%) Amazon ELB
17 23 (0.46%) Route 53
18 20 (0.40%) DigitalOcean
19 18 (0.36%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 332 (6.67%) Firewall
2 324 (6.51%) TCP/IP
3 224 (4.50%) Internet
4 192 (3.86%) DNS
5 157 (3.15%) HTTP
6 141 (2.83%) LAN
7 140 (2.81%) SAN
8 124 (2.49%) WAN
9 91 (1.83%) VPN
10 87 (1.75%) Network Security
11 80 (1.61%) FIX Connectivity
12 68 (1.37%) Intrusion Detection
13 61 (1.23%) DHCP
13 61 (1.23%) SSH
14 54 (1.08%) SSL
15 51 (1.02%) BGP
16 46 (0.92%) SNMP
17 44 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
18 40 (0.80%) NAS
19 37 (0.74%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 652 (13.09%) SQL Server
2 519 (10.42%) Relational Database
3 437 (8.78%) MySQL
4 375 (7.53%) Big Data
5 352 (7.07%) Oracle Database
6 272 (5.46%) RDBMS
7 271 (5.44%) NoSQL
8 236 (4.74%) MongoDB
9 225 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
10 211 (4.24%) Hadoop
11 185 (3.72%) PostgreSQL
12 151 (3.03%) DB2
13 113 (2.27%) Apache Hive
14 112 (2.25%) Oracle Database 11g
15 111 (2.23%) Apache Cassandra
16 95 (1.91%) Oracle Database 12c
17 83 (1.67%) HBase
18 81 (1.63%) Oracle Reports
19 70 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
20 63 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 631 (12.67%) Git (software)
2 478 (9.60%) Jenkins
3 285 (5.72%) JIRA
4 249 (5.00%) Subversion
5 210 (4.22%) Maven
6 143 (2.87%) Selenium
7 130 (2.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 114 (2.29%) JUnit
9 110 (2.21%) TeamCity
10 104 (2.09%) Cucumber
11 87 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
12 83 (1.67%) Gradle
13 82 (1.65%) Eclipse
14 65 (1.31%) Octopus Deploy
15 61 (1.23%) Bitbucket
16 58 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
17 56 (1.12%) PHPUnit
18 55 (1.10%) GoCD
19 52 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
20 47 (0.94%) Ant
General
1 1,641 (32.96%) Finance
2 697 (14.00%) Banking
3 308 (6.19%) Investment Banking
4 250 (5.02%) Retail
5 210 (4.22%) Financial Institution
6 209 (4.20%) Front Office
7 125 (2.51%) Telecoms
8 83 (1.67%) Games
9 80 (1.61%) Back Office
10 76 (1.53%) Law
11 69 (1.39%) Marketing
12 58 (1.16%) Advertising
13 56 (1.12%) Legal
14 46 (0.92%) German Language
15 44 (0.88%) Publishing
16 41 (0.82%) Electronics
17 37 (0.74%) Manufacturing
18 33 (0.66%) French Language
19 23 (0.46%) Spanish Language
20 20 (0.40%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 1,175 (23.60%) Developer
2 680 (13.66%) Analyst
3 401 (8.05%) Applications Support
4 373 (7.49%) Support Analyst
5 372 (7.47%) Java Developer
6 369 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
7 320 (6.43%) Administrator
8 285 (5.72%) Linux Engineer
9 250 (5.02%) Architect
10 241 (4.84%) Support Engineer
11 214 (4.30%) Consultant
12 204 (4.10%) Applications Support Analyst
13 203 (4.08%) Senior Developer
14 179 (3.60%) DBA
15 164 (3.29%) Systems Administrator
16 162 (3.25%) Software Engineer
17 151 (3.03%) Unix Engineer
17 151 (3.03%) Unix Support
18 146 (2.93%) Linux Administrator
19 130 (2.61%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 455 (9.14%) HTML
2 450 (9.04%) Web Services
3 375 (7.53%) XML
4 290 (5.82%) CSS
5 254 (5.10%) Spring
6 249 (5.00%) .NET
7 248 (4.98%) FIX Protocol
8 226 (4.54%) Middleware
9 198 (3.98%) REST
10 194 (3.90%) Kafka
11 182 (3.66%) JSON
12 178 (3.58%) AngularJS
13 170 (3.41%) J2EE
14 150 (3.01%) SOAP
15 144 (2.89%) RESTful
16 138 (2.77%) jQuery
17 133 (2.67%) LDAP
18 128 (2.57%) React
19 116 (2.33%) HTML5
20 109 (2.19%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 526 (10.56%) Computer Science
2 503 (10.10%) Analytical Skills
3 249 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
4 242 (4.86%) Data Centre
5 217 (4.36%) Equities
6 212 (4.26%) Management Information System
7 207 (4.16%) Fintech
8 187 (3.76%) Fixed Income
9 166 (3.33%) Cyberthreat
10 164 (3.29%) Self-Motivation
11 161 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 158 (3.17%) Derivative
13 149 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
14 126 (2.53%) Algorithms
15 108 (2.17%) Public Cloud
16 99 (1.99%) Greenfield Project
17 90 (1.81%) Data Structures
18 85 (1.71%) Hedge funds
19 84 (1.69%) Virtual Team
20 78 (1.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3,273 (65.74%) Linux
2 1,624 (32.62%) Windows
3 332 (6.67%) Solaris
4 290 (5.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 253 (5.08%) Windows Server
6 227 (4.56%) AIX
7 129 (2.59%) CentOS
8 116 (2.33%) Apple iOS
9 97 (1.95%) HPUX
10 95 (1.91%) Ubuntu
11 83 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 82 (1.65%) Android
13 77 (1.55%) Mac OS X
14 74 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
15 60 (1.21%) Debian
16 44 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
17 38 (0.76%) SUSE
18 37 (0.74%) CoreOS
19 24 (0.48%) Windows 10
20 22 (0.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,315 (26.41%) Agile Software Development
2 867 (17.41%) DevOps
3 837 (16.81%) Problem-Solving
4 590 (11.85%) Continuous Integration
5 544 (10.93%) ITIL
6 428 (8.60%) Software Engineering
7 409 (8.21%) SDLC
8 408 (8.19%) Test Automation
9 402 (8.07%) Open Source
10 373 (7.49%) Configuration Management
11 339 (6.81%) OO
12 303 (6.09%) Low Latency
12 303 (6.09%) TDD
13 294 (5.90%) Scrum
14 292 (5.86%) Project Management
15 267 (5.36%) Risk Management
16 246 (4.94%) Mentoring
17 243 (4.88%) Analytics
18 240 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
18 240 (4.82%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 1,941 (38.98%) SQL
2 1,675 (33.64%) Java
3 1,428 (28.68%) Python
4 773 (15.53%) Shell Script
5 679 (13.64%) JavaScript
6 614 (12.33%) Perl
7 612 (12.29%) Bash Shell
8 504 (10.12%) C++
9 371 (7.45%) C#
10 354 (7.11%) Ruby
11 349 (7.01%) PL/SQL
12 324 (6.51%) PowerShell
13 292 (5.86%) C
14 269 (5.40%) PHP
15 169 (3.39%) Scala
16 102 (2.05%) Korn
17 101 (2.03%) Go
18 68 (1.37%) Java 8
19 64 (1.29%) VB
20 58 (1.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 805 (16.17%) Degree
2 290 (5.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 211 (4.24%) Security Cleared
4 154 (3.09%) CISSP
5 113 (2.27%) SC Cleared
6 102 (2.05%) CISM
7 99 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
8 89 (1.79%) GIAC
9 80 (1.61%) DV Cleared
10 78 (1.57%) SANS
11 72 (1.45%) CISA
12 66 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
13 63 (1.27%) SSCP
14 61 (1.23%) Master's Degree
15 57 (1.14%) CCNP
16 55 (1.10%) CCNA
16 55 (1.10%) CompTIA Security+
17 45 (0.90%) AWS Certification
17 45 (0.90%) RHCE
18 43 (0.86%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 274 (5.50%) QA
2 161 (3.23%) SLA
3 82 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 62 (1.25%) Data Quality
5 61 (1.23%) PCI DSS
6 55 (1.10%) GDPR
7 46 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 24 (0.48%) PMO
9 21 (0.42%) COBIT
10 18 (0.36%) ISO 22301
11 14 (0.28%) ISO 20022
11 14 (0.28%) SEPA
12 11 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 9 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 4 (0.080%) MiFID
14 4 (0.080%) PMBOK
15 3 (0.060%) BS7799
15 3 (0.060%) Solvency II
16 2 (0.040%) Cyber Essentials
17 1 (0.020%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 512 (10.28%) Docker
2 279 (5.60%) Active Directory
3 257 (5.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 82 (1.65%) Oracle RAC
5 71 (1.43%) Hyper-V
6 69 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
7 67 (1.35%) HDFS
8 66 (1.33%) vSphere
9 61 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
10 38 (0.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 26 (0.52%) XenServer
12 24 (0.48%) XenApp
13 23 (0.46%) Ceph
14 22 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 22 (0.44%) Xen
15 21 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
16 20 (0.40%) NFS
16 20 (0.40%) Snort
17 19 (0.38%) Apache Flume
18 16 (0.32%) KVM
Systems Management
1 641 (12.87%) Puppet
2 550 (11.05%) Ansible
3 463 (9.30%) Opscode Chef
4 230 (4.62%) Kubernetes
5 182 (3.66%) Terraform
6 103 (2.07%) Nagios
7 77 (1.55%) Data Guard
8 69 (1.39%) Control-M
9 67 (1.35%) Oracle RMAN
10 66 (1.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 47 (0.94%) Salt
12 46 (0.92%) Oozie
13 43 (0.86%) Cobbler
13 43 (0.86%) Tivoli
14 41 (0.82%) ZABBIX
15 39 (0.78%) Automic
15 39 (0.78%) Graphite
16 35 (0.70%) NetBackup
17 34 (0.68%) Rundeck
18 32 (0.64%) Cacti
Vendors
1 1,346 (27.03%) Oracle
2 583 (11.71%) Microsoft
3 414 (8.31%) VMware
4 353 (7.09%) Red Hat
5 248 (4.98%) Sybase
6 224 (4.50%) IBM
7 190 (3.82%) Cisco
8 161 (3.23%) Google
9 133 (2.67%) Splunk
10 132 (2.65%) SAP
11 126 (2.53%) HP
12 116 (2.33%) Citrix
13 92 (1.85%) ServiceNow
14 87 (1.75%) NetApp
15 85 (1.71%) Symantec
16 76 (1.53%) F5
17 75 (1.51%) Remedy
18 70 (1.41%) CheckPoint
19 69 (1.39%) BMC
20 68 (1.37%) Sun