Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
UK > England
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 126 98 77
Rank change year-on-year -28 -21 -10
Permanent jobs citing Unix 2,941 4,435 6,198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.61% 3.17% 3.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.77% 13.62% 15.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2,226 3,439 4,634
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £89,995 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,500
% change year-on-year - +2.80% +7.00%

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 24,996 32,569 40,220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 22.20% 23.31% 24.39%
Number of salaries quoted 20,219 26,299 33,300
England median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £75,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +3.45%

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 February 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 23 February 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 -24 1,393 £70,000 +3.70% 170
South East -29 569 £52,500 +5.00% 109
North of England -22 341 £45,000 -5.26% 74
South West +24 269 £47,250 +12.50% 48
Midlands -7 230 £47,500 +7.95% 77
North West +11 193 £42,500 -3.41% 32
West Midlands -4 164 £49,362 +12.19% 52
East of England +38 135 £60,000 +14.29% 34
Yorkshire -33 122 £50,000 +1.34% 31
East Midlands -19 66 £45,000 - 25
North East +22 26 £37,000 -25.01% 11
Unix
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 1,950 (66.30%) Linux
2 1,047 (35.60%) SQL
3 941 (32.00%) Windows
4 921 (31.32%) Java
5 919 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 910 (30.94%) Finance
7 818 (27.81%) Python
8 784 (26.66%) Oracle
9 627 (21.32%) AWS
10 576 (19.59%) DevOps
11 540 (18.36%) Problem-Solving
12 527 (17.92%) Git (software)
13 474 (16.12%) Docker
14 441 (14.99%) JavaScript
15 429 (14.59%) Degree
16 425 (14.45%) Azure
17 388 (13.19%) Software Engineering
18 375 (12.75%) Microsoft
19 359 (12.21%) Bash Shell
20 351 (11.93%) Continuous Integration
20 351 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
21 349 (11.87%) Ansible
22 343 (11.66%) SQL Server
23 331 (11.25%) Jenkins
24 320 (10.88%) Shell Script
24 320 (10.88%) Kubernetes
25 318 (10.81%) Test Automation
26 306 (10.40%) ITIL
27 290 (9.86%) MySQL
28 287 (9.76%) TDD

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
1 105 (3.57%) Confluence
2 88 (2.99%) Apache
3 74 (2.52%) IIS
4 70 (2.38%) Apache Spark
5 56 (1.90%) Tomcat
6 43 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
7 41 (1.39%) JBoss
8 38 (1.29%) WebLogic
9 34 (1.16%) SAS
10 30 (1.02%) nginx
10 30 (1.02%) OpenStack
10 30 (1.02%) SharePoint
11 25 (0.85%) NetWeaver
12 23 (0.78%) Apache Solr
13 19 (0.65%) MS Exchange
13 19 (0.65%) WebSphere
14 18 (0.61%) MQSeries
15 16 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
16 15 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 15 (0.51%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 46 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
2 36 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 33 (1.12%) MS Visio
4 31 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.10%) CATIA
5 3 (0.10%) HipChat
6 2 (0.068%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.034%) Abaqus
7 1 (0.034%) Adobe XD
7 1 (0.034%) InVision
7 1 (0.034%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 41 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
2 24 (0.82%) Oracle ERP
3 19 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
3 19 (0.65%) Salerio
4 16 (0.54%) SAP CRM
5 15 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
6 10 (0.34%) CiviCRM
7 9 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
8 8 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
8 8 (0.27%) SAP S/4HANA
9 7 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
9 7 (0.24%) Magento
10 6 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 6 (0.20%) R3 Corda
11 5 (0.17%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
11 5 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
11 5 (0.17%) SAP BPC
12 4 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
12 4 (0.14%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
12 4 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 627 (21.32%) AWS
2 425 (14.45%) Azure
3 96 (3.26%) GCP
4 84 (2.86%) SaaS
5 68 (2.31%) Office 365
6 63 (2.14%) IaaS
7 53 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
8 52 (1.77%) OpenShift
9 47 (1.60%) Serverless
10 42 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
10 42 (1.43%) Amazon S3
10 42 (1.43%) PaaS
11 38 (1.29%) GitHub
12 31 (1.05%) AWS Lambda
13 30 (1.02%) Amazon SQS
13 30 (1.02%) Datadog
14 29 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
15 23 (0.78%) Power Platform
16 21 (0.71%) Amazon Kinesis
16 21 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 208 (7.07%) TCP/IP
2 185 (6.29%) Firewall
3 159 (5.41%) DNS
4 117 (3.98%) Internet
5 111 (3.77%) DHCP
6 110 (3.74%) LAN
7 95 (3.23%) WAN
8 72 (2.45%) HTTP
9 67 (2.28%) SAN
10 61 (2.07%) BGP
10 61 (2.07%) OSPF
11 54 (1.84%) MPLS
12 53 (1.80%) IPsec
13 49 (1.67%) SSL
14 47 (1.60%) VPN
15 44 (1.50%) Wireless
16 39 (1.33%) Intrusion Detection
17 37 (1.26%) Network Security
18 36 (1.22%) VoIP
19 29 (0.99%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 343 (11.66%) SQL Server
2 290 (9.86%) MySQL
3 235 (7.99%) NoSQL
4 209 (7.11%) Relational Database
5 188 (6.39%) Oracle Database
6 166 (5.64%) PostgreSQL
7 165 (5.61%) MongoDB
8 158 (5.37%) Big Data
9 117 (3.98%) Hadoop
10 101 (3.43%) Data Warehouse
11 98 (3.33%) RDBMS
12 72 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 57 (1.94%) Apache Hive
14 50 (1.70%) Redis
14 50 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 49 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
16 45 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
17 41 (1.39%) Amazon Redshift
18 36 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
18 36 (1.22%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 527 (17.92%) Git (software)
2 331 (11.25%) Jenkins
3 270 (9.18%) JIRA
4 109 (3.71%) Maven
5 94 (3.20%) Subversion
6 78 (2.65%) Selenium
7 71 (2.41%) Bitbucket
8 70 (2.38%) Cucumber
9 66 (2.24%) GitLab
10 63 (2.14%) JMeter
11 54 (1.84%) Visual Studio
12 49 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 45 (1.53%) Artifactory
13 45 (1.53%) Oracle Forms
14 42 (1.43%) LoadRunner
15 41 (1.39%) Gradle
15 41 (1.39%) JUnit
16 39 (1.33%) SonarQube
17 38 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
18 28 (0.95%) Rational DOORS
General
1 910 (30.94%) Finance
2 233 (7.92%) Banking
3 156 (5.30%) Telecoms
4 137 (4.66%) Public Sector
5 115 (3.91%) Retail
6 90 (3.06%) Manufacturing
7 87 (2.96%) Marketing
8 83 (2.82%) Front Office
9 75 (2.55%) Electronics
10 51 (1.73%) Investment Banking
11 44 (1.50%) Financial Institution
12 43 (1.46%) Law
13 40 (1.36%) Games
14 28 (0.95%) Back Office
15 26 (0.88%) Legal
16 24 (0.82%) International Banking
17 19 (0.65%) Automotive
18 15 (0.51%) Military
19 14 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
20 12 (0.41%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 666 (22.65%) Developer
2 327 (11.12%) Analyst
3 246 (8.36%) Software Engineer
4 212 (7.21%) Java Developer
5 176 (5.98%) DevOps Engineer
6 169 (5.75%) Support Engineer
7 165 (5.61%) Support Analyst
8 154 (5.24%) Senior Developer
9 138 (4.69%) Consultant
10 130 (4.42%) Applications Support
11 124 (4.22%) Architect
12 101 (3.43%) Linux Engineer
13 100 (3.40%) Administrator
14 95 (3.23%) Unix Engineer
15 91 (3.09%) Junior
16 90 (3.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 89 (3.03%) Senior Software Engineer
18 79 (2.69%) Java Engineer
19 74 (2.52%) Senior Java Developer
20 72 (2.45%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (6.94%) Node.js
2 177 (6.02%) Web Services
3 166 (5.64%) RESTful
4 162 (5.51%) XML
5 161 (5.47%) HTML
6 160 (5.44%) Spring
7 154 (5.24%) CSS
8 149 (5.07%) .NET
9 130 (4.42%) REST
10 119 (4.05%) SOAP
11 98 (3.33%) Kafka
12 95 (3.23%) React
13 85 (2.89%) JSON
14 81 (2.75%) Spring Boot
15 75 (2.55%) AngularJS
16 72 (2.45%) FIX Protocol
17 67 (2.28%) J2EE
18 65 (2.21%) HTML5
19 63 (2.14%) LDAP
19 63 (2.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 351 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
2 185 (6.29%) Management Information System
3 139 (4.73%) Linux Command Line
4 134 (4.56%) Self-Motivation
5 122 (4.15%) Data Centre
6 89 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
7 80 (2.72%) Algorithms
8 78 (2.65%) Fixed Income
9 76 (2.58%) Public Cloud
10 67 (2.28%) Equities
11 60 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
12 59 (2.01%) Client/Server
13 55 (1.87%) Hedge funds
14 53 (1.80%) Data Structures
15 47 (1.60%) Clustering
16 43 (1.46%) Derivative
17 41 (1.39%) PKI
18 38 (1.29%) Replication
19 36 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 34 (1.16%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 1,950 (66.30%) Linux
2 941 (32.00%) Windows
3 208 (7.07%) Windows Server
4 185 (6.29%) Solaris
5 87 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 73 (2.48%) Mac OS X
7 70 (2.38%) CentOS
8 55 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 47 (1.60%) AIX
10 43 (1.46%) Windows 10
10 43 (1.46%) Windows 7
11 41 (1.39%) Android
12 37 (1.26%) Apple iOS
13 35 (1.19%) Mac OS
14 27 (0.92%) Ubuntu
15 26 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
16 25 (0.85%) SUSE
17 21 (0.71%) Fedora
17 21 (0.71%) HPUX
18 20 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 919 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 576 (19.59%) DevOps
3 540 (18.36%) Problem-Solving
4 388 (13.19%) Software Engineering
5 351 (11.93%) Continuous Integration
6 318 (10.81%) Test Automation
7 306 (10.40%) ITIL
8 287 (9.76%) TDD
9 276 (9.38%) Computer Science
10 254 (8.64%) Mentoring
11 239 (8.13%) Microservices
11 239 (8.13%) Scrum
12 218 (7.41%) OO
13 215 (7.31%) Configuration Management
14 207 (7.04%) Analytics
15 185 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
16 184 (6.26%) Information Security
17 182 (6.19%) SDLC
18 166 (5.64%) Cybersecurity
19 161 (5.47%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1,047 (35.60%) SQL
2 921 (31.32%) Java
3 818 (27.81%) Python
4 441 (14.99%) JavaScript
5 359 (12.21%) Bash Shell
6 320 (10.88%) Shell Script
7 246 (8.36%) PL/SQL
8 241 (8.19%) C++
9 238 (8.09%) C
10 230 (7.82%) Perl
11 215 (7.31%) PowerShell
12 173 (5.88%) C#
13 172 (5.85%) PHP
14 121 (4.11%) Ruby
15 76 (2.58%) Java 8
16 73 (2.48%) Go
17 53 (1.80%) Korn
18 43 (1.46%) Scala
19 29 (0.99%) T-SQL
20 28 (0.95%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 429 (14.59%) Degree
2 154 (5.24%) Security Cleared
3 138 (4.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 90 (3.06%) SC Cleared
5 86 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
6 75 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 68 (2.31%) DV Cleared
8 67 (2.28%) CCNA
9 66 (2.24%) MCP
10 63 (2.14%) CCNP
11 46 (1.56%) CISSP
12 38 (1.29%) RHCE
13 33 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
14 32 (1.09%) MCSE
15 27 (0.92%) JNCIS
15 27 (0.92%) PhD
16 26 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 22 (0.75%) JNCIE
18 21 (0.71%) CISM
19 19 (0.65%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 216 (7.34%) QA
2 139 (4.73%) SLA
3 53 (1.80%) GDPR
4 31 (1.05%) Data Quality
5 29 (0.99%) PCI DSS
5 29 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 26 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 23 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 14 (0.48%) IFRS
9 13 (0.44%) COBIT
10 11 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 15288
11 10 (0.34%) MiFID
12 8 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
12 8 (0.27%) EMIR
13 3 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
13 3 (0.10%) NIST
13 3 (0.10%) Solvency II
14 2 (0.068%) FINRA
15 1 (0.034%) ISAE 3402
15 1 (0.034%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 474 (16.12%) Docker
2 191 (6.49%) Active Directory
3 138 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 60 (2.04%) Firmware
5 48 (1.63%) Hyper-V
6 35 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
6 35 (1.19%) XenApp
7 31 (1.05%) NFS
8 30 (1.02%) XenDesktop
9 27 (0.92%) vSphere
10 22 (0.75%) Apache Flume
10 22 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
11 20 (0.68%) HDFS
12 16 (0.54%) LXC
12 16 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
13 15 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
13 15 (0.51%) VMware NSX
14 12 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
14 12 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
15 9 (0.31%) Xen
Systems Management
1 349 (11.87%) Ansible
2 320 (10.88%) Kubernetes
3 191 (6.49%) Terraform
4 184 (6.26%) Puppet
5 148 (5.03%) Opscode Chef
6 67 (2.28%) Nagios
7 52 (1.77%) SCOM
8 43 (1.46%) Automic
9 37 (1.26%) SCCM
10 33 (1.12%) Grafana
11 32 (1.09%) Oozie
12 30 (1.02%) Data Guard
13 27 (0.92%) Salt
14 23 (0.78%) Nessus
15 21 (0.71%) Control-M
15 21 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
15 21 (0.71%) Kibana
15 21 (0.71%) Packer
15 21 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
16 19 (0.65%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 784 (26.66%) Oracle
2 375 (12.75%) Microsoft
3 238 (8.09%) VMware
4 174 (5.92%) Cisco
5 154 (5.24%) Red Hat
6 121 (4.11%) ServiceNow
7 116 (3.94%) Splunk
8 111 (3.77%) Google
9 105 (3.57%) Citrix
10 101 (3.43%) SAP
11 100 (3.40%) HP
12 80 (2.72%) IBM
13 74 (2.52%) Atlassian
13 74 (2.52%) Informatica
14 67 (2.28%) Juniper
15 52 (1.77%) F5
16 50 (1.70%) NetApp
16 50 (1.70%) Sun
17 40 (1.36%) Sybase
18 37 (1.26%) Palo Alto