Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
UK > England
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 69 58
Rank change year-on-year -27 -11 -12
Permanent jobs citing Unix 5,438 6,496 9,347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.38% 4.08% 4.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.26% 16.67% 18.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4,080 5,001 7,519
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.84% -1.92% +4.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 38,141 38,974 49,233
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.71% 24.45% 26.08%
Number of salaries quoted 31,157 32,858 42,022
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £74,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% +4.65% +1.18%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 -14 2,747 £65,124 +8.54% 385
South East -44 951 £45,000 -10.00% 136
North of England -20 607 £45,000 +1.12% 91
East of England +2 470 £55,000 +22.22% 66
North West +4 389 £46,500 +3.33% 38
South West -7 355 £40,000 -5.88% 71
Midlands -34 319 £45,000 +8.43% 56
Yorkshire -62 189 £45,000 +4.65% 43
West Midlands -58 188 £50,000 +11.11% 41
East Midlands +19 131 £42,500 +8.97% 15
North East -15 30 £32,500 +6.38% 10
Unix
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 3,498 (64.33%) Linux
2 2,103 (38.67%) SQL
3 1,771 (32.57%) Windows
4 1,756 (32.29%) Java
5 1,741 (32.02%) Finance
6 1,491 (27.42%) Python
7 1,379 (25.36%) Oracle
8 1,324 (24.35%) Agile Software Development
9 970 (17.84%) DevOps
10 868 (15.96%) Problem-Solving
11 862 (15.85%) Amazon AWS
12 803 (14.77%) Banking
13 800 (14.71%) Degree
14 767 (14.10%) Shell Script
15 757 (13.92%) Bash Shell
16 755 (13.88%) JavaScript
17 686 (12.61%) Git (software)
18 678 (12.47%) Microsoft
19 665 (12.23%) C++
20 642 (11.81%) Perl
21 632 (11.62%) ITIL
22 628 (11.55%) Continuous Integration
23 598 (11.00%) Jenkins
24 585 (10.76%) SQL Server
25 560 (10.30%) HTML
26 557 (10.24%) Puppet
27 550 (10.11%) Computer Science
28 544 (10.00%) Web Services
29 530 (9.75%) Analytical Skills
30 519 (9.54%) MySQL

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
1 373 (6.86%) Apache
2 315 (5.79%) Tomcat
3 232 (4.27%) WebSphere
4 194 (3.57%) WebLogic
5 168 (3.09%) Apache Spark
6 165 (3.03%) IIS
7 145 (2.67%) Confluence
8 140 (2.57%) JBoss
9 120 (2.21%) OpenStack
10 92 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 87 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
12 58 (1.07%) nginx
13 57 (1.05%) MS Exchange
14 54 (0.99%) SAS
15 53 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
16 52 (0.96%) Apache Solr
17 43 (0.79%) CMS
18 35 (0.64%) SharePoint
19 30 (0.55%) Oracle Service Bus
20 27 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 92 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
2 71 (1.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 37 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 34 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.074%) Weka
7 2 (0.037%) Abaqus
7 2 (0.037%) Blender
7 2 (0.037%) OrCAD
8 1 (0.018%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.018%) CATIA
8 1 (0.018%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 33 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
2 32 (0.59%) Markit EDM
3 31 (0.57%) Magento
4 29 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
4 29 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
5 26 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
6 18 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
7 13 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
7 13 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
8 12 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
9 11 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
9 11 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
9 11 (0.20%) SimCorp Dimension
10 10 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
10 10 (0.18%) thinkFolio
11 9 (0.17%) RMDS
12 8 (0.15%) CiviCRM
12 8 (0.15%) Rolfe and Nolan
12 8 (0.15%) TIBCO iProcess
13 7 (0.13%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 862 (15.85%) Amazon AWS
2 440 (8.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 174 (3.20%) SaaS
4 170 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 133 (2.45%) IaaS
6 115 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
7 111 (2.04%) GitHub
8 98 (1.80%) PaaS
9 74 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
10 71 (1.31%) AWS CloudFormation
11 68 (1.25%) Office 365
12 50 (0.92%) Amazon S3
13 42 (0.77%) Serverless
14 35 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 30 (0.55%) DigitalOcean
16 29 (0.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 28 (0.51%) OpenShift
18 23 (0.42%) CloudBees
19 21 (0.39%) Bluemix
19 21 (0.39%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 412 (7.58%) Firewall
2 337 (6.20%) TCP/IP
3 239 (4.39%) DNS
4 206 (3.79%) HTTP
5 184 (3.38%) Internet
6 177 (3.25%) SAN
7 146 (2.68%) WAN
8 138 (2.54%) LAN
9 136 (2.50%) VPN
10 131 (2.41%) Network Security
11 90 (1.66%) DHCP
12 81 (1.49%) FIX Connectivity
13 73 (1.34%) SSL
14 69 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
15 63 (1.16%) SSH
16 60 (1.10%) VoIP
17 55 (1.01%) NAS
18 53 (0.97%) Kerberos
19 49 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
20 46 (0.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 585 (10.76%) SQL Server
2 519 (9.54%) MySQL
3 481 (8.85%) Relational Database
4 459 (8.44%) Oracle Database
5 378 (6.95%) Big Data
6 299 (5.50%) NoSQL
7 264 (4.85%) RDBMS
8 249 (4.58%) MongoDB
9 206 (3.79%) Hadoop
10 188 (3.46%) PostgreSQL
11 184 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
12 128 (2.35%) Oracle Database 12c
13 105 (1.93%) DB2
14 103 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
15 101 (1.86%) Apache Cassandra
16 87 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
17 86 (1.58%) Apache Hive
18 85 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
19 60 (1.10%) HBase
20 59 (1.08%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 686 (12.61%) Git (software)
2 598 (11.00%) Jenkins
3 375 (6.90%) JIRA
4 324 (5.96%) Subversion
5 238 (4.38%) Maven
6 182 (3.35%) Selenium
7 140 (2.57%) JUnit
8 123 (2.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 115 (2.11%) Cucumber
10 101 (1.86%) TeamCity
11 97 (1.78%) Ant
11 97 (1.78%) Eclipse
12 89 (1.64%) Gradle
13 77 (1.42%) SoapUI
13 77 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
14 67 (1.23%) Vagrant
15 66 (1.21%) Oracle Forms
15 66 (1.21%) PHPUnit
16 60 (1.10%) Bitbucket
17 57 (1.05%) GoCD
General
1 1,741 (32.02%) Finance
2 803 (14.77%) Banking
3 344 (6.33%) Investment Banking
4 303 (5.57%) Front Office
5 280 (5.15%) Retail
6 215 (3.95%) Financial Institution
7 162 (2.98%) Telecoms
8 113 (2.08%) Games
9 101 (1.86%) Advertising
10 84 (1.54%) Law
11 69 (1.27%) Back Office
12 65 (1.20%) Legal
13 62 (1.14%) Marketing
14 54 (0.99%) German Language
15 45 (0.83%) Manufacturing
16 37 (0.68%) French Language
17 33 (0.61%) Billing
18 32 (0.59%) Publishing
19 27 (0.50%) Electronics
20 23 (0.42%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 1,233 (22.67%) Developer
2 721 (13.26%) Analyst
3 504 (9.27%) Applications Support
4 425 (7.82%) Java Developer
5 404 (7.43%) Support Analyst
6 364 (6.69%) DevOps Engineer
7 358 (6.58%) Consultant
8 278 (5.11%) Linux Engineer
9 274 (5.04%) Administrator
10 273 (5.02%) Support Engineer
11 235 (4.32%) Software Engineer
12 206 (3.79%) Applications Support Analyst
13 204 (3.75%) Architect
14 188 (3.46%) Senior Developer
15 182 (3.35%) DBA
16 175 (3.22%) Software Developer
17 154 (2.83%) Systems Engineer
18 141 (2.59%) Systems Administrator
19 136 (2.50%) C++ Developer
20 128 (2.35%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 560 (10.30%) HTML
2 544 (10.00%) Web Services
3 505 (9.29%) XML
4 378 (6.95%) CSS
5 334 (6.14%) Middleware
6 299 (5.50%) .NET
6 299 (5.50%) Spring
7 290 (5.33%) REST
8 267 (4.91%) FIX Protocol
9 259 (4.76%) AngularJS
10 220 (4.05%) J2EE
11 205 (3.77%) JSON
12 196 (3.60%) RESTful
13 190 (3.49%) jQuery
14 184 (3.38%) Kafka
15 179 (3.29%) SOAP
16 159 (2.92%) HTML5
17 153 (2.81%) LDAP
18 145 (2.67%) Node.js
18 145 (2.67%) React
Miscellaneous
1 550 (10.11%) Computer Science
2 530 (9.75%) Analytical Skills
3 309 (5.68%) Linux Command Line
4 283 (5.20%) Fintech
5 267 (4.91%) Data Centre
6 254 (4.67%) Fixed Income
7 244 (4.49%) Equities
8 184 (3.38%) Management Information System
9 180 (3.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 171 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
11 168 (3.09%) Self-Motivation
12 146 (2.68%) Algorithms
13 143 (2.63%) Derivative
14 139 (2.56%) Cyberthreat
15 107 (1.97%) Public Cloud
16 101 (1.86%) Greenfield Project
17 85 (1.56%) Hedge funds
18 78 (1.43%) Replication
19 76 (1.40%) User Experience
20 73 (1.34%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3,498 (64.33%) Linux
2 1,771 (32.57%) Windows
3 393 (7.23%) Solaris
4 317 (5.83%) Windows Server
5 282 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 195 (3.59%) AIX
7 138 (2.54%) HPUX
8 121 (2.23%) CentOS
9 103 (1.89%) Ubuntu
10 95 (1.75%) Android
11 91 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 86 (1.58%) Debian
13 85 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
14 72 (1.32%) Apple iOS
14 72 (1.32%) Mac OS X
15 49 (0.90%) Mac OS
16 40 (0.74%) SUSE
16 40 (0.74%) Windows 10
16 40 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
17 38 (0.70%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,324 (24.35%) Agile Software Development
2 970 (17.84%) DevOps
3 868 (15.96%) Problem-Solving
4 632 (11.62%) ITIL
5 628 (11.55%) Continuous Integration
6 501 (9.21%) Test Automation
7 481 (8.85%) Software Engineering
8 429 (7.89%) Open Source
9 395 (7.26%) TDD
10 372 (6.84%) OO
11 366 (6.73%) Scrum
12 356 (6.55%) Configuration Management
13 339 (6.23%) SDLC
14 281 (5.17%) Risk Management
15 262 (4.82%) Mentoring
16 259 (4.76%) Project Management
17 251 (4.62%) Analytics
18 243 (4.47%) Low Latency
19 236 (4.34%) Information Security
20 228 (4.19%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2,103 (38.67%) SQL
2 1,756 (32.29%) Java
3 1,491 (27.42%) Python
4 767 (14.10%) Shell Script
5 757 (13.92%) Bash Shell
6 755 (13.88%) JavaScript
7 665 (12.23%) C++
8 642 (11.81%) Perl
9 422 (7.76%) C#
10 409 (7.52%) Ruby
11 370 (6.80%) PHP
12 362 (6.66%) PowerShell
13 346 (6.36%) C
14 277 (5.09%) PL/SQL
15 198 (3.64%) Scala
16 116 (2.13%) Java 8
17 77 (1.42%) Korn
17 77 (1.42%) VB
18 70 (1.29%) T-SQL
19 68 (1.25%) Go
Qualifications
1 800 (14.71%) Degree
2 291 (5.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 259 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 159 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
5 137 (2.52%) SC Cleared
6 131 (2.41%) CISSP
7 110 (2.02%) DV Cleared
8 109 (2.00%) CCNA
9 108 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
10 81 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
11 80 (1.47%) CCNP
12 76 (1.40%) CISM
13 66 (1.21%) CISA
14 60 (1.10%) Master's Degree
15 57 (1.05%) SANS
16 56 (1.03%) MCSE
17 46 (0.85%) ISTQB
18 44 (0.81%) CEH
19 42 (0.77%) GIAC
20 30 (0.55%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 302 (5.55%) QA
2 187 (3.44%) SLA
3 97 (1.78%) PCI DSS
4 81 (1.49%) Data Quality
5 74 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 60 (1.10%) GCP
7 37 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 25 (0.46%) GDPR
9 22 (0.40%) COBIT
10 16 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 13 (0.24%) ISO 9001
11 13 (0.24%) PMO
12 11 (0.20%) SEPA
13 9 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 9 (0.17%) MiFID
14 8 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
14 8 (0.15%) Solvency II
15 2 (0.037%) GPG13
16 1 (0.018%) Dodd-Frank
16 1 (0.018%) EMIR
System Software
1 508 (9.34%) Docker
2 338 (6.22%) Active Directory
3 280 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 92 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
5 87 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
6 80 (1.47%) vSphere
7 73 (1.34%) Hyper-V
8 48 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
9 45 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
10 35 (0.64%) Virtual Desktop
11 33 (0.61%) Apache Flume
11 33 (0.61%) Ceph
12 32 (0.59%) NFS
13 31 (0.57%) HDFS
14 21 (0.39%) Samba
15 19 (0.35%) Xen
16 18 (0.33%) VMware NSX
17 17 (0.31%) XenApp
18 16 (0.29%) iptables
19 15 (0.28%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 557 (10.24%) Puppet
2 502 (9.23%) Ansible
3 445 (8.18%) Opscode Chef
4 187 (3.44%) Terraform
5 157 (2.89%) Kubernetes
6 130 (2.39%) Nagios
7 76 (1.40%) Data Guard
8 69 (1.27%) Oracle RMAN
9 58 (1.07%) vRealize
10 56 (1.03%) Tivoli
11 46 (0.85%) vCenter Server
12 45 (0.83%) Graphite
13 44 (0.81%) Salt
14 43 (0.79%) Cobbler
14 43 (0.79%) Control-M
14 43 (0.79%) Hadoop YARN
15 42 (0.77%) Automic
16 40 (0.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 34 (0.63%) Consul
18 32 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1,379 (25.36%) Oracle
2 678 (12.47%) Microsoft
3 437 (8.04%) VMware
4 338 (6.22%) Red Hat
5 256 (4.71%) IBM
6 232 (4.27%) Cisco
7 219 (4.03%) Sybase
8 186 (3.42%) HP
9 155 (2.85%) Google
10 136 (2.50%) Splunk
11 134 (2.46%) Citrix
12 128 (2.35%) ServiceNow
12 128 (2.35%) WorldPay
13 105 (1.93%) SAP
14 92 (1.69%) Bloomberg
14 92 (1.69%) F5
15 84 (1.54%) Atlassian
16 73 (1.34%) AppDynamics
17 71 (1.31%) CheckPoint
17 71 (1.31%) NetApp