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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 4 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
UK > England
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 180 163 144
Rank change year-on-year -17 -19 -44
Permanent jobs citing Unix 3,361 2,013 1,733
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.21% 2.11% 2.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.10% 11.26% 11.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,460 1,246 1,328
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £48,649 £46,125 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,313
90th Percentile £100,000 £91,250 £91,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

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 27,782 17,877 15,501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 18.30% 18.70% 21.29%
Number of salaries quoted 15,092 13,169 12,855
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £27,250
25th Percentile £35,500 £36,750 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £66,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 4 July 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 4 July 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 -30 1,939 £75,000 +3.45% 112
South East -61 414 £57,500 +21.05% 45
North of England +9 344 £50,000 +5.26% 34
Midlands -12 248 £55,000 +7.84% 45
South West +39 180 £57,500 +23.99% 16
East of England +8 177 £55,000 - 25
North West -30 176 £57,500 +9.52% 20
West Midlands -5 166 £55,000 +4.76% 35
Yorkshire -25 102 £53,750 +28.91% 8
East Midlands -24 82 £55,000 +10.00% 10
North East +39 66 £40,000 -11.79% 6
Unix
UK

For the 6 months to 4 July 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 2,040 (60.70%) Linux
2 1,400 (41.65%) Python
3 1,279 (38.05%) SQL
4 1,252 (37.25%) Java
5 1,205 (35.85%) AWS
6 1,181 (35.14%) Finance
7 1,180 (35.11%) Agile
8 929 (27.64%) Docker
9 903 (26.87%) CI/CD
10 884 (26.30%) Kubernetes
11 874 (26.00%) Azure
12 869 (25.86%) Social Skills
13 831 (24.72%) DevOps
14 808 (24.04%) Windows
15 754 (22.43%) Degree
16 742 (22.08%) JavaScript
17 722 (21.48%) Git (software)
18 698 (20.77%) Oracle
19 677 (20.14%) Software Engineering
20 673 (20.02%) Microservices
21 641 (19.07%) TDD
22 628 (18.68%) Shell Script
23 613 (18.24%) Test Automation
24 609 (18.12%) Computer Science
25 572 (17.02%) Microsoft
26 545 (16.22%) Mentoring
27 530 (15.77%) Jenkins
28 502 (14.94%) Problem-Solving
29 501 (14.91%) PostgreSQL
30 491 (14.61%) JIRA

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
1 316 (9.40%) Apache Spark
2 193 (5.74%) Apache
3 149 (4.43%) Tomcat
4 101 (3.01%) WebLogic
5 100 (2.98%) Confluence
6 85 (2.53%) WebSphere
7 63 (1.87%) IIS
8 59 (1.76%) JBoss
9 56 (1.67%) Apache Airflow
10 49 (1.46%) Tornado
11 39 (1.16%) Cloud Foundry
12 32 (0.95%) nginx
13 31 (0.92%) Jetty
14 25 (0.74%) OpenStack
15 23 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 22 (0.65%) CMS
17 20 (0.60%) SharePoint
18 18 (0.54%) MS Exchange
18 18 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
19 14 (0.42%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 76 (2.26%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (0.65%) InVision
2 22 (0.65%) OmniGraffle
2 22 (0.65%) Sketch
3 19 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.12%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.089%) Chatbot
7 3 (0.089%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (0.060%) FileZilla
9 1 (0.030%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 58 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 50 (1.49%) Temenos T24
3 41 (1.22%) Payment Gateway
4 21 (0.62%) Fidessa
5 15 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
6 8 (0.24%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
7 6 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.12%) FLEXCUBE
8 4 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
9 3 (0.089%) ION MarketView
9 3 (0.089%) Magento
9 3 (0.089%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (0.089%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.089%) Shopify
10 2 (0.060%) assyst
10 2 (0.060%) Kondor
10 2 (0.060%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.060%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.060%) RMDS
10 2 (0.060%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1,205 (35.85%) AWS
2 874 (26.00%) Azure
3 400 (11.90%) Serverless
4 369 (10.98%) GCP
5 350 (10.41%) OpenShift
6 303 (9.02%) AWS Lambda
7 244 (7.26%) GitHub
8 203 (6.04%) Cloud Functions
9 166 (4.94%) SaaS
10 117 (3.48%) Azure DevOps
11 105 (3.12%) Amazon EC2
11 105 (3.12%) AWS CloudFormation
12 101 (3.01%) PaaS
13 85 (2.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 78 (2.32%) Amazon S3
15 71 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
15 71 (2.11%) IaaS
16 62 (1.84%) Microsoft 365
17 52 (1.55%) Amazon SQS
18 48 (1.43%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 288 (8.57%) Internet
2 246 (7.32%) Firewall
3 129 (3.84%) HTTP
4 124 (3.69%) DNS
5 96 (2.86%) TCP/IP
6 80 (2.38%) Network Security
7 73 (2.17%) LAN
8 58 (1.73%) VPN
8 58 (1.73%) WAN
9 50 (1.49%) SAN
10 46 (1.37%) DHCP
11 43 (1.28%) SSH
12 41 (1.22%) SSL
13 39 (1.16%) HTTPS
14 31 (0.92%) IPsec
15 30 (0.89%) DMZ
16 28 (0.83%) Wireless
17 21 (0.62%) Intrusion Detection
17 21 (0.62%) MPLS
18 19 (0.57%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 501 (14.91%) PostgreSQL
2 488 (14.52%) MySQL
3 484 (14.40%) NoSQL
4 475 (14.13%) SQL Server
5 389 (11.57%) MongoDB
6 365 (10.86%) Relational Database
7 231 (6.87%) Apache Cassandra
8 200 (5.95%) Flink
9 164 (4.88%) Oracle Database
10 134 (3.99%) Hadoop
11 132 (3.93%) Big Data
12 130 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
13 115 (3.42%) Redis
14 95 (2.83%) RDBMS
15 76 (2.26%) DB2
16 74 (2.20%) Amazon RDS
17 72 (2.14%) Oracle Reports
18 71 (2.11%) Amazon Redshift
19 67 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
20 61 (1.81%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 722 (21.48%) Git (software)
2 530 (15.77%) Jenkins
3 491 (14.61%) JIRA
4 338 (10.06%) Maven
5 326 (9.70%) Gradle
6 258 (7.68%) Ant
7 234 (6.96%) Subversion
8 125 (3.72%) Selenium
9 121 (3.60%) GitLab
10 79 (2.35%) Cucumber
11 75 (2.23%) TeamCity
12 63 (1.87%) Bitbucket
12 63 (1.87%) JUnit
13 53 (1.58%) SonarQube
14 49 (1.46%) WebDriver
15 47 (1.40%) Mockito
16 46 (1.37%) JMeter
17 44 (1.31%) IntelliJ
18 43 (1.28%) Eclipse
18 43 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1,181 (35.14%) Finance
2 869 (25.86%) Social Skills
3 346 (10.29%) Banking
4 319 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
5 263 (7.83%) Games
6 261 (7.77%) Manufacturing
7 189 (5.62%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 165 (4.91%) Marketing
9 139 (4.14%) Public Sector
10 110 (3.27%) Back Office
11 109 (3.24%) Retail
12 103 (3.06%) Front Office
13 95 (2.83%) Electronics
14 93 (2.77%) Legal
15 87 (2.59%) Financial Institution
16 85 (2.53%) Law
17 80 (2.38%) Investment Banking
18 72 (2.14%) Advertising
18 72 (2.14%) Telecoms
19 64 (1.90%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 582 (17.32%) Developer
2 339 (10.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 326 (9.70%) Software Engineer
4 269 (8.00%) Analyst
5 245 (7.29%) Java Engineer
6 224 (6.66%) Senior Java Engineer
7 201 (5.98%) Java Developer
8 159 (4.73%) Data Engineer
9 156 (4.64%) Administrator
10 155 (4.61%) Applications Support
11 135 (4.02%) Senior Developer
12 134 (3.99%) Architect
13 121 (3.60%) DBA
14 116 (3.45%) Support Engineer
15 109 (3.24%) Graduate
16 107 (3.18%) Senior DevOps
16 107 (3.18%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 97 (2.89%) Senior Software Engineer
18 92 (2.74%) Cloud Engineer
18 92 (2.74%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 418 (12.44%) HTML
2 400 (11.90%) CSS
3 375 (11.16%) RESTful
4 345 (10.26%) .NET
5 328 (9.76%) Spring
6 312 (9.28%) REST
7 288 (8.57%) Kafka
8 273 (8.12%) React
9 222 (6.61%) ASP.NET
10 219 (6.52%) Node.js
11 215 (6.40%) JDBC
12 199 (5.92%) Web Services
13 188 (5.59%) Spring Boot
14 155 (4.61%) AngularJS
15 115 (3.42%) GraphQL
16 111 (3.30%) JSON
17 110 (3.27%) RabbitMQ
18 108 (3.21%) XML
19 101 (3.01%) Middleware
20 87 (2.59%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 455 (13.54%) Algorithms
2 405 (12.05%) Linux Command Line
3 361 (10.74%) Data Structures
4 224 (6.66%) Life Science
5 205 (6.10%) Management Information System
6 187 (5.56%) Public Cloud
7 145 (4.31%) Self-Motivation
7 145 (4.31%) User Experience
8 108 (3.21%) Data Centre
9 105 (3.12%) Cloud Native
10 94 (2.80%) Blog
11 82 (2.44%) Virtual Team
12 76 (2.26%) Fixed Income
13 72 (2.14%) Derivative
14 66 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
15 64 (1.90%) Sports Betting
16 58 (1.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 56 (1.67%) Private Cloud
18 53 (1.58%) Equities
19 45 (1.34%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2,040 (60.70%) Linux
2 808 (24.04%) Windows
3 192 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 190 (5.65%) Windows Server
5 167 (4.97%) Solaris
6 66 (1.96%) AIX
7 58 (1.73%) CentOS
8 46 (1.37%) Ubuntu
9 34 (1.01%) Embedded Linux
10 33 (0.98%) Android
11 30 (0.89%) Mac OS
12 29 (0.86%) Apple iOS
13 27 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
14 23 (0.68%) SUSE
14 23 (0.68%) Windows 10
15 18 (0.54%) Mac OS X
15 18 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
16 14 (0.42%) Windows 7
16 14 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
16 14 (0.42%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,180 (35.11%) Agile
2 903 (26.87%) CI/CD
3 831 (24.72%) DevOps
4 677 (20.14%) Software Engineering
5 673 (20.02%) Microservices
6 641 (19.07%) TDD
7 613 (18.24%) Test Automation
8 609 (18.12%) Computer Science
9 545 (16.22%) Mentoring
10 502 (14.94%) Problem-Solving
11 372 (11.07%) BDD
12 370 (11.01%) Scrum
13 361 (10.74%) ITIL
14 345 (10.26%) Coaching
15 314 (9.34%) Continuous Integration
16 308 (9.16%) Disaster Recovery
17 305 (9.07%) User Stories
18 294 (8.75%) SDLC
19 285 (8.48%) MVC
20 277 (8.24%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 1,400 (41.65%) Python
2 1,279 (38.05%) SQL
3 1,252 (37.25%) Java
4 742 (22.08%) JavaScript
5 628 (18.68%) Shell Script
6 490 (14.58%) Perl
7 434 (12.91%) PowerShell
8 389 (11.57%) Bash
9 352 (10.47%) Ruby
10 298 (8.87%) PHP
11 286 (8.51%) C++
12 285 (8.48%) C
13 276 (8.21%) Go
14 236 (7.02%) C#
15 163 (4.85%) Scala
16 155 (4.61%) TypeScript
17 118 (3.51%) PL/SQL
18 98 (2.92%) R
19 74 (2.20%) Groovy
20 59 (1.76%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 754 (22.43%) Degree
2 233 (6.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 219 (6.52%) Security Cleared
4 128 (3.81%) SC Cleared
5 83 (2.47%) Master's Degree
6 80 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
7 64 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 59 (1.76%) CCNA
9 51 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
10 45 (1.34%) CISSP
11 41 (1.22%) DBS Check
12 35 (1.04%) DV Cleared
13 30 (0.89%) MCSE
14 29 (0.86%) CCNP
15 27 (0.80%) PMI Certification
16 24 (0.71%) CISM
17 23 (0.68%) PhD
18 18 (0.54%) ISTQB
18 18 (0.54%) MCSA
19 17 (0.51%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 296 (8.81%) QA
2 105 (3.12%) SLA
3 50 (1.49%) PCI DSS
4 49 (1.46%) Accessibility
5 47 (1.40%) GDPR
6 42 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 39 (1.16%) Data Quality
8 26 (0.77%) MiFID
9 23 (0.68%) EMIR
10 16 (0.48%) NIST
11 13 (0.39%) GxP
12 12 (0.36%) PMO
13 6 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
13 6 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 5 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 5 (0.15%) IEC 62304
14 5 (0.15%) ISO 13485
14 5 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 4 (0.12%) HL7
15 4 (0.12%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 929 (27.64%) Docker
2 173 (5.15%) Active Directory
3 125 (3.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 59 (1.76%) Oracle RAC
5 57 (1.70%) Virtual Machines
6 51 (1.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 25 (0.74%) Firmware
7 25 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
8 21 (0.62%) HDFS
9 17 (0.51%) Hyper-V
10 15 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
11 12 (0.36%) XenApp
12 11 (0.33%) Oracle Clusterware
12 11 (0.33%) XenDesktop
13 8 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 7 (0.21%) DFS Replication
14 7 (0.21%) etcd
14 7 (0.21%) NFS
14 7 (0.21%) Samba
14 7 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 884 (26.30%) Kubernetes
2 429 (12.76%) Ansible
3 314 (9.34%) Terraform
4 188 (5.59%) Puppet
5 124 (3.69%) Opscode Chef
6 71 (2.11%) Prometheus
7 57 (1.70%) Grafana
8 44 (1.31%) Oracle RMAN
9 43 (1.28%) Data Guard
10 39 (1.16%) Kibana
11 35 (1.04%) NetBackup
12 32 (0.95%) Control-M
13 31 (0.92%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
14 30 (0.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 29 (0.86%) Red Hat Satellite
15 29 (0.86%) SCCM
15 29 (0.86%) SolarWinds Orion
16 28 (0.83%) Nagios
17 24 (0.71%) Oracle ZFS
17 24 (0.71%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 698 (20.77%) Oracle
2 572 (17.02%) Microsoft
3 327 (9.73%) Google
4 270 (8.03%) Red Hat
5 202 (6.01%) VMware
6 103 (3.06%) IBM
7 98 (2.92%) Splunk
8 96 (2.86%) Sun
9 95 (2.83%) FIS
10 88 (2.62%) Cisco
11 82 (2.44%) SAP
12 66 (1.96%) Sybase
13 64 (1.90%) Veritas
14 59 (1.76%) SolarWinds
15 57 (1.70%) Funding Circle
16 56 (1.67%) Citrix
17 49 (1.46%) ServiceNow
18 47 (1.40%) Temenos
19 46 (1.37%) Reuters
20 43 (1.28%) AppDynamics