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

Unix
UK > England
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 72 63
Rank change year-on-year -23 -9 -17
Permanent jobs citing Unix 4,762 6,872 7,831
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.22% 4.09% 4.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.87% 16.64% 18.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3,590 4,743 6,108
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,750 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £91,600 £82,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £51,660
% change year-on-year +1.85% +4.53% +3.32%

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 34,337 41,308 42,913
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.23% 24.61% 24.72%
Number of salaries quoted 27,678 33,672 36,584
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 December 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 December 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 -24 2,428 £66,000 +1.54% 264
South East -8 977 £50,000 +5.26% 115
North of England -41 504 £47,500 +5.56% 91
East of England -13 290 £60,000 +14.29% 53
South West +5 283 £44,500 +4.71% 43
Midlands -17 279 £44,000 -2.22% 56
North West -61 253 £42,500 -10.53% 46
Yorkshire -1 231 £50,000 +17.65% 39
West Midlands +2 166 £44,000 -2.22% 31
East Midlands +2 112 £40,000 -11.11% 25
North East -6 20 £47,500 +14.46% 6
Unix
UK

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 3,100 (65.10%) Linux
2 1,803 (37.86%) SQL
3 1,585 (33.28%) Windows
4 1,530 (32.13%) Java
5 1,428 (29.99%) Finance
6 1,359 (28.54%) Python
7 1,294 (27.17%) Oracle
8 1,214 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
9 874 (18.35%) DevOps
10 798 (16.76%) Amazon AWS
11 707 (14.85%) Shell Script
12 700 (14.70%) Problem-Solving
13 691 (14.51%) Degree
14 671 (14.09%) Git (software)
15 620 (13.02%) Puppet
16 611 (12.83%) SQL Server
17 605 (12.70%) Bash Shell
18 599 (12.58%) JavaScript
19 571 (11.99%) Continuous Integration
20 556 (11.68%) Banking
21 549 (11.53%) Microsoft
22 533 (11.19%) Perl
23 527 (11.07%) Docker
24 512 (10.75%) Ansible
25 509 (10.69%) ITIL
26 495 (10.39%) Relational Database
27 485 (10.18%) Microsoft Azure
28 478 (10.04%) Jenkins
29 449 (9.43%) VMware
30 446 (9.37%) Analytical Skills

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
1 231 (4.85%) Apache
2 193 (4.05%) Tomcat
3 190 (3.99%) Apache Spark
4 160 (3.36%) WebLogic
5 156 (3.28%) JBoss
6 149 (3.13%) IIS
7 114 (2.39%) WebSphere
8 106 (2.23%) OpenStack
9 91 (1.91%) Confluence
10 68 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
11 62 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 55 (1.15%) nginx
13 48 (1.01%) GlassFish
14 45 (0.94%) CMS
15 39 (0.82%) MQSeries
15 39 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
16 35 (0.73%) SAS
17 34 (0.71%) SharePoint
18 29 (0.61%) Oracle Application Server
19 28 (0.59%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 74 (1.55%) Microsoft Office
2 63 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 44 (0.92%) MS Visio
4 21 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.10%) HipChat
6 4 (0.084%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.063%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.042%) CATIA
8 2 (0.042%) FrameMaker
9 1 (0.021%) Abaqus
9 1 (0.021%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.021%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.021%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.021%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.021%) Weka
Business Applications
1 67 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
2 45 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
3 39 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
4 27 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
5 24 (0.50%) Oracle 11i
6 12 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
7 11 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
7 11 (0.23%) Oracle Payroll
7 11 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
7 11 (0.23%) thinkFolio
8 10 (0.21%) Magento
9 8 (0.17%) Markit EDM
9 8 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
9 8 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
9 8 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
9 8 (0.17%) osCommerce
10 7 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
11 6 (0.13%) Eagle PACE
11 6 (0.13%) Front Arena
11 6 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 798 (16.76%) Amazon AWS
2 485 (10.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 193 (4.05%) SaaS
4 188 (3.95%) Google Cloud Platform
5 142 (2.98%) PaaS
6 135 (2.83%) IaaS
7 130 (2.73%) GitHub
8 83 (1.74%) Office 365
9 82 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
10 69 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
11 62 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
12 55 (1.15%) Amazon S3
13 35 (0.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 26 (0.55%) CloudBees
15 25 (0.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 21 (0.44%) Route 53
16 21 (0.44%) Serverless
17 20 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
17 20 (0.42%) CloudFront
18 19 (0.40%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 370 (7.77%) Firewall
2 311 (6.53%) TCP/IP
3 248 (5.21%) DNS
4 205 (4.30%) Internet
5 135 (2.83%) LAN
6 126 (2.65%) WAN
7 125 (2.62%) SAN
8 104 (2.18%) HTTP
9 97 (2.04%) VPN
10 96 (2.02%) DHCP
11 80 (1.68%) Intrusion Detection
12 79 (1.66%) Network Security
13 75 (1.57%) FIX Connectivity
14 59 (1.24%) BGP
15 57 (1.20%) SSL
16 52 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
16 52 (1.09%) SNMP
17 48 (1.01%) SMTP
18 44 (0.92%) OSPF
19 42 (0.88%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 611 (12.83%) SQL Server
2 495 (10.39%) Relational Database
3 390 (8.19%) Oracle Database
4 386 (8.11%) MySQL
5 329 (6.91%) Big Data
6 248 (5.21%) RDBMS
7 247 (5.19%) NoSQL
8 229 (4.81%) Hadoop
9 221 (4.64%) Data Warehouse
10 204 (4.28%) MongoDB
11 173 (3.63%) PostgreSQL
12 135 (2.83%) Apache Hive
13 129 (2.71%) Oracle Database 11g
14 112 (2.35%) Oracle Database 12c
15 111 (2.33%) DB2
16 101 (2.12%) Apache Cassandra
17 98 (2.06%) HBase
18 85 (1.78%) Oracle Reports
19 67 (1.41%) Power BI
20 59 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 671 (14.09%) Git (software)
2 478 (10.04%) Jenkins
3 313 (6.57%) JIRA
4 197 (4.14%) Subversion
5 186 (3.91%) Maven
6 138 (2.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 131 (2.75%) Selenium
8 115 (2.41%) TeamCity
9 95 (1.99%) Cucumber
10 91 (1.91%) Gradle
11 88 (1.85%) JUnit
12 86 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
13 68 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
14 64 (1.34%) Oracle Forms
15 62 (1.30%) Eclipse
16 57 (1.20%) Bitbucket
17 55 (1.15%) GoCD
18 52 (1.09%) Ant
19 44 (0.92%) HP UFT
20 41 (0.86%) PHPUnit
General
1 1,428 (29.99%) Finance
2 556 (11.68%) Banking
3 247 (5.19%) Front Office
4 222 (4.66%) Investment Banking
5 193 (4.05%) Retail
6 150 (3.15%) Telecoms
7 96 (2.02%) Financial Institution
8 94 (1.97%) Back Office
9 82 (1.72%) Marketing
10 76 (1.60%) Law
11 69 (1.45%) Games
12 59 (1.24%) Advertising
13 57 (1.20%) Legal
14 50 (1.05%) Electronics
15 48 (1.01%) Manufacturing
16 37 (0.78%) Publishing
17 30 (0.63%) German Language
18 23 (0.48%) Aerospace
19 22 (0.46%) French Language
20 19 (0.40%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1,072 (22.51%) Developer
2 673 (14.13%) Analyst
3 390 (8.19%) Applications Support
4 364 (7.64%) Java Developer
5 362 (7.60%) Support Analyst
6 351 (7.37%) DevOps Engineer
7 317 (6.66%) Administrator
8 288 (6.05%) Linux Engineer
9 244 (5.12%) Support Engineer
10 241 (5.06%) Architect
11 225 (4.72%) Senior Developer
12 214 (4.49%) Applications Support Analyst
13 187 (3.93%) Consultant
14 169 (3.55%) Unix Engineer
15 165 (3.46%) Systems Administrator
16 148 (3.11%) Linux Administrator
17 146 (3.07%) Unix Support
18 143 (3.00%) Software Engineer
19 141 (2.96%) DBA
20 130 (2.73%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 402 (8.44%) Web Services
2 368 (7.73%) HTML
3 287 (6.03%) XML
4 247 (5.19%) CSS
5 245 (5.14%) FIX Protocol
6 226 (4.75%) Spring
7 219 (4.60%) .NET
8 188 (3.95%) Middleware
9 185 (3.88%) Kafka
10 181 (3.80%) REST
11 174 (3.65%) J2EE
12 151 (3.17%) SOAP
13 150 (3.15%) AngularJS
14 148 (3.11%) jQuery
15 131 (2.75%) JSON
16 119 (2.50%) React
17 102 (2.14%) Node.js
18 101 (2.12%) LDAP
19 96 (2.02%) HTML5
20 87 (1.83%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 446 (9.37%) Analytical Skills
2 229 (4.81%) Data Centre
3 222 (4.66%) Fintech
4 213 (4.47%) Linux Command Line
5 210 (4.41%) Equities
6 184 (3.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 180 (3.78%) Derivative
8 172 (3.61%) Management Information System
9 148 (3.11%) Fixed Income
10 146 (3.07%) Algorithms
11 143 (3.00%) Self-Motivation
12 129 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
13 111 (2.33%) Data Structures
14 107 (2.25%) Hedge funds
15 106 (2.23%) Public Cloud
16 85 (1.78%) Greenfield Project
17 74 (1.55%) Clustering
18 69 (1.45%) Virtual Team
19 65 (1.36%) Replication
20 64 (1.34%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 3,100 (65.10%) Linux
2 1,585 (33.28%) Windows
3 339 (7.12%) Solaris
4 288 (6.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 274 (5.75%) Windows Server
6 225 (4.72%) AIX
7 129 (2.71%) CentOS
8 127 (2.67%) Apple iOS
9 105 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 101 (2.12%) Ubuntu
11 79 (1.66%) Android
12 74 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
13 72 (1.51%) HPUX
14 71 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
15 56 (1.18%) Debian
15 56 (1.18%) Windows 10
16 50 (1.05%) SUSE
17 46 (0.97%) Windows 7
18 38 (0.80%) Mac OS X
19 37 (0.78%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,214 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
2 874 (18.35%) DevOps
3 700 (14.70%) Problem-Solving
4 571 (11.99%) Continuous Integration
5 509 (10.69%) ITIL
6 435 (9.13%) Computer Science
7 373 (7.83%) Software Engineering
8 367 (7.71%) Open Source
9 353 (7.41%) Test Automation
10 346 (7.27%) Configuration Management
10 346 (7.27%) SDLC
11 289 (6.07%) OO
12 274 (5.75%) Scrum
13 261 (5.48%) TDD
14 257 (5.40%) Business Intelligence
15 253 (5.31%) Mentoring
16 246 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
17 241 (5.06%) Analytics
18 235 (4.93%) Information Security
19 233 (4.89%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1,803 (37.86%) SQL
2 1,530 (32.13%) Java
3 1,359 (28.54%) Python
4 707 (14.85%) Shell Script
5 605 (12.70%) Bash Shell
6 599 (12.58%) JavaScript
7 533 (11.19%) Perl
8 417 (8.76%) C++
9 346 (7.27%) PL/SQL
10 345 (7.24%) PowerShell
11 330 (6.93%) Ruby
12 328 (6.89%) C#
13 278 (5.84%) PHP
14 216 (4.54%) C
15 182 (3.82%) Scala
16 106 (2.23%) Go
17 78 (1.64%) Korn
18 70 (1.47%) Java 8
19 58 (1.22%) R
19 58 (1.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 691 (14.51%) Degree
2 208 (4.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 170 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 144 (3.02%) CISSP
5 110 (2.31%) GIAC
6 105 (2.20%) SC Cleared
7 102 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
7 102 (2.14%) SANS
8 96 (2.02%) CISM
9 75 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 66 (1.39%) RHCE
11 64 (1.34%) Numerate Degree
12 62 (1.30%) SSCP
13 60 (1.26%) CCNP
14 58 (1.22%) CISA
15 55 (1.15%) DV Cleared
16 51 (1.07%) CompTIA Security+
17 49 (1.03%) CCIE
18 42 (0.88%) CCNA
19 41 (0.86%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 214 (4.49%) QA
2 134 (2.81%) SLA
3 92 (1.93%) GDPR
4 80 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 74 (1.55%) Data Quality
6 50 (1.05%) PCI DSS
7 28 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 26 (0.55%) PMO
9 24 (0.50%) COBIT
10 18 (0.38%) ISO 22301
10 18 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 14 (0.29%) ISO 20022
11 14 (0.29%) SEPA
12 10 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 6 (0.13%) Solvency II
14 4 (0.084%) PSD2
15 3 (0.063%) BS7799
16 2 (0.042%) Cyber Essentials
16 2 (0.042%) ISO/IEC 27005
16 2 (0.042%) MiFID
System Software
1 527 (11.07%) Docker
2 280 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 270 (5.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 99 (2.08%) Hyper-V
5 76 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
6 73 (1.53%) HDFS
6 73 (1.53%) Oracle RAC
7 72 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
8 43 (0.90%) vSphere
9 37 (0.78%) XenApp
10 36 (0.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 34 (0.71%) Snort
12 26 (0.55%) Apache Flume
13 25 (0.52%) NFS
14 20 (0.42%) Postfix
15 18 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 18 (0.38%) Ceph
15 18 (0.38%) PowerHA
15 18 (0.38%) XenServer
16 16 (0.34%) LXC
Systems Management
1 620 (13.02%) Puppet
2 512 (10.75%) Ansible
3 412 (8.65%) Opscode Chef
4 250 (5.25%) Kubernetes
5 194 (4.07%) Terraform
6 109 (2.29%) Nagios
7 67 (1.41%) Control-M
8 66 (1.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 65 (1.36%) Oozie
10 58 (1.22%) Data Guard
11 49 (1.03%) Salt
12 45 (0.94%) ZABBIX
13 43 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
13 43 (0.90%) Tivoli
14 40 (0.84%) Automic
14 40 (0.84%) SCCM
15 38 (0.80%) NetBackup
16 35 (0.73%) Graphite
17 34 (0.71%) CFEngine
18 33 (0.69%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 1,294 (27.17%) Oracle
2 549 (11.53%) Microsoft
3 449 (9.43%) VMware
4 384 (8.06%) Red Hat
5 226 (4.75%) IBM
6 213 (4.47%) Cisco
7 164 (3.44%) Sybase
8 156 (3.28%) Google
9 139 (2.92%) Splunk
10 131 (2.75%) Citrix
11 111 (2.33%) SAP
12 110 (2.31%) HP
13 108 (2.27%) NetApp
14 100 (2.10%) Symantec
15 86 (1.81%) ServiceNow
16 84 (1.76%) Remedy
17 79 (1.66%) F5
18 78 (1.64%) Cloudera
18 78 (1.64%) EMC
18 78 (1.64%) SolarWinds