Period
to 14 December 2019

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 14 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
UK > England
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 116 96 72
Rank change year-on-year -20 -24 -10
Permanent jobs citing Unix 3,398 4,783 6,944
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.79% 3.23% 4.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.21% 13.90% 16.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2,487 3,604 4,772
England median annual salary £56,798 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.22% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £91,750 £92,200 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,500
% change year-on-year - +2.80% +4.90%

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 27,823 34,402 41,423
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 22.82% 23.24% 24.62%
Number of salaries quoted 22,403 27,774 33,685
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £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% -

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 14 December 2019.

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 14 December 2019. 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 1,577 £72,500 +9.85% 181
South East -33 659 £52,500 +5.00% 104
North of England +4 423 £45,000 -5.26% 66
South West +15 285 £42,500 -4.49% 57
Midlands +27 279 £47,500 +7.95% 43
North West +12 230 £42,500 - 33
West Midlands +46 195 £45,000 +2.27% 32
East of England -6 171 £53,750 -10.42% 46
Yorkshire -10 160 £47,500 -5.00% 26
East Midlands -6 84 £47,500 +23.38% 11
North East +28 33 £39,592 -16.65% 7
Unix
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 2019, 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 2,208 (64.98%) Linux
2 1,168 (34.37%) SQL
3 1,061 (31.22%) Windows
4 1,032 (30.37%) Java
5 1,012 (29.78%) Python
6 991 (29.16%) Agile Software Development
7 941 (27.69%) Finance
8 828 (24.37%) Oracle
9 761 (22.40%) AWS
10 675 (19.86%) DevOps
11 612 (18.01%) Git (software)
12 601 (17.69%) Problem-Solving
13 566 (16.66%) Azure
14 497 (14.63%) Bash Shell
15 487 (14.33%) JavaScript
16 486 (14.30%) Docker
17 472 (13.89%) Degree
18 442 (13.01%) Ansible
19 430 (12.65%) ITIL
20 420 (12.36%) Jenkins
21 418 (12.30%) Microsoft
22 403 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
23 399 (11.74%) SQL Server
24 374 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
25 355 (10.45%) Software Engineering
26 349 (10.27%) Perl
27 322 (9.48%) Kubernetes
28 320 (9.42%) Shell Script
29 304 (8.95%) MySQL
30 302 (8.89%) VMware

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
1 112 (3.30%) Apache Spark
2 106 (3.12%) Apache
3 100 (2.94%) Confluence
4 72 (2.12%) IIS
5 67 (1.97%) Tomcat
6 58 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
6 58 (1.71%) JBoss
7 51 (1.50%) WebLogic
8 49 (1.44%) SAS
9 40 (1.18%) SharePoint
10 37 (1.09%) nginx
11 32 (0.94%) WebSphere
12 31 (0.91%) Apache Solr
13 27 (0.79%) OpenStack
14 23 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 18 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
16 17 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
17 16 (0.47%) NetWeaver
18 15 (0.44%) Jupyter
18 15 (0.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 55 (1.62%) Microsoft Office
2 35 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 31 (0.91%) MS Visio
4 24 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (0.15%) CATIA
6 3 (0.088%) HipChat
7 2 (0.059%) FileZilla
7 2 (0.059%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.059%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.029%) Abaqus
8 1 (0.029%) Adobe XD
8 1 (0.029%) InVision
8 1 (0.029%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.029%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 47 (1.38%) Oracle EBS
2 31 (0.91%) Oracle ERP
3 23 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
4 13 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
5 10 (0.29%) CiviCRM
6 9 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
7 8 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 8 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
8 7 (0.21%) Magento
9 6 (0.18%) Salerio
9 6 (0.18%) SAP CRM
10 5 (0.15%) R3 Corda
10 5 (0.15%) SAP BPC
10 5 (0.15%) SAP ERP
11 4 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
11 4 (0.12%) CA PPM
11 4 (0.12%) Cisco SocialMiner
11 4 (0.12%) FastStats PeopleStage
11 4 (0.12%) Markit EDM
11 4 (0.12%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 761 (22.40%) AWS
2 566 (16.66%) Azure
3 180 (5.30%) GCP
4 91 (2.68%) SaaS
5 76 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
6 73 (2.15%) GitHub
7 69 (2.03%) PaaS
8 66 (1.94%) IaaS
9 62 (1.82%) Office 365
10 57 (1.68%) OpenShift
10 57 (1.68%) Serverless
11 54 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
12 46 (1.35%) AWS Lambda
13 45 (1.32%) Amazon S3
13 45 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
14 32 (0.94%) Power Platform
15 31 (0.91%) Datadog
16 27 (0.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 26 (0.77%) Azure Stack
17 26 (0.77%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 270 (7.95%) Firewall
2 236 (6.95%) TCP/IP
3 229 (6.74%) DNS
4 144 (4.24%) WAN
5 136 (4.00%) Internet
6 134 (3.94%) DHCP
7 118 (3.47%) BGP
7 118 (3.47%) LAN
7 118 (3.47%) OSPF
8 107 (3.15%) IPsec
9 95 (2.80%) SAN
10 94 (2.77%) Network Security
11 91 (2.68%) MPLS
12 89 (2.62%) VPN
13 84 (2.47%) NetScaler
14 70 (2.06%) HTTP
15 68 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
15 68 (2.00%) SMTP
16 65 (1.91%) RIP
17 61 (1.80%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 399 (11.74%) SQL Server
2 304 (8.95%) MySQL
3 252 (7.42%) Relational Database
4 232 (6.83%) Oracle Database
5 197 (5.80%) NoSQL
6 188 (5.53%) Big Data
7 187 (5.50%) Hadoop
8 176 (5.18%) MongoDB
9 149 (4.38%) PostgreSQL
10 118 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
11 98 (2.88%) RDBMS
12 82 (2.41%) Apache Hive
13 69 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 63 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 47 (1.38%) Redis
16 44 (1.29%) DB2
16 44 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
17 42 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
18 39 (1.15%) Amazon Redshift
18 39 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 612 (18.01%) Git (software)
2 420 (12.36%) Jenkins
3 269 (7.92%) JIRA
4 115 (3.38%) Subversion
5 114 (3.35%) Maven
6 95 (2.80%) Selenium
7 90 (2.65%) JMeter
8 77 (2.27%) Bitbucket
9 63 (1.85%) Visual Studio
10 61 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 60 (1.77%) GitLab
12 58 (1.71%) Cucumber
13 56 (1.65%) Oracle Forms
14 55 (1.62%) LoadRunner
14 55 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
15 51 (1.50%) Artifactory
16 48 (1.41%) SonarQube
17 47 (1.38%) TeamCity
18 45 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
19 43 (1.27%) Gradle
General
1 941 (27.69%) Finance
2 251 (7.39%) Banking
3 212 (6.24%) Telecoms
4 128 (3.77%) Retail
5 124 (3.65%) Public Sector
6 115 (3.38%) Manufacturing
7 114 (3.35%) Marketing
8 96 (2.83%) Front Office
9 82 (2.41%) Investment Banking
10 81 (2.38%) Electronics
11 58 (1.71%) Games
12 48 (1.41%) Law
13 37 (1.09%) Back Office
14 35 (1.03%) Financial Institution
15 31 (0.91%) Legal
16 24 (0.71%) Aerospace
17 23 (0.68%) International Banking
18 21 (0.62%) Military
19 20 (0.59%) Advertising
19 20 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 744 (21.90%) Developer
2 376 (11.07%) Analyst
3 230 (6.77%) Support Engineer
4 220 (6.47%) DevOps Engineer
5 209 (6.15%) Software Engineer
6 207 (6.09%) Java Developer
7 176 (5.18%) Consultant
8 155 (4.56%) Support Analyst
9 142 (4.18%) Senior Developer
10 141 (4.15%) Administrator
10 141 (4.15%) Linux Engineer
11 126 (3.71%) Applications Support
12 123 (3.62%) Unix Engineer
13 119 (3.50%) Network Engineer
14 116 (3.41%) Security Engineer
15 112 (3.30%) Architect
16 110 (3.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 88 (2.59%) Test Engineer
18 82 (2.41%) Data Engineer
19 75 (2.21%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (6.30%) Web Services
2 188 (5.53%) Node.js
3 183 (5.39%) XML
4 179 (5.27%) .NET
5 164 (4.83%) HTML
6 162 (4.77%) Spring
7 140 (4.12%) CSS
8 131 (3.86%) RESTful
9 129 (3.80%) SOAP
10 128 (3.77%) REST
11 104 (3.06%) Kafka
12 103 (3.03%) AngularJS
13 99 (2.91%) React
14 96 (2.83%) JSON
15 81 (2.38%) LDAP
16 80 (2.35%) Spring Boot
17 78 (2.30%) J2EE
18 76 (2.24%) FIX Protocol
19 74 (2.18%) Middleware
20 69 (2.03%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 374 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
2 224 (6.59%) Management Information System
3 184 (5.41%) Linux Command Line
4 179 (5.27%) Data Centre
5 124 (3.65%) Self-Motivation
6 117 (3.44%) Enterprise Software
7 102 (3.00%) Algorithms
8 90 (2.65%) Fixed Income
8 90 (2.65%) Public Cloud
9 85 (2.50%) Client/Server
10 79 (2.32%) Equities
11 75 (2.21%) Hedge funds
12 69 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
13 61 (1.80%) Clustering
14 58 (1.71%) Data Structures
15 52 (1.53%) Replication
16 49 (1.44%) Mobile App
17 43 (1.27%) Mainframe
18 41 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 39 (1.15%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2,208 (64.98%) Linux
2 1,061 (31.22%) Windows
3 214 (6.30%) Solaris
4 196 (5.77%) Windows Server
5 103 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 76 (2.24%) AIX
7 75 (2.21%) CentOS
8 58 (1.71%) Mac OS
9 46 (1.35%) Apple iOS
10 45 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
11 38 (1.12%) Android
11 38 (1.12%) Ubuntu
12 36 (1.06%) Mac OS X
13 35 (1.03%) Windows 7
13 35 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
14 30 (0.88%) HPUX
14 30 (0.88%) Windows 10
15 28 (0.82%) SUSE
16 18 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
17 17 (0.50%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 991 (29.16%) Agile Software Development
2 675 (19.86%) DevOps
3 601 (17.69%) Problem-Solving
4 430 (12.65%) ITIL
5 403 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
6 355 (10.45%) Software Engineering
7 285 (8.39%) Test Automation
8 261 (7.68%) Scrum
9 253 (7.45%) TDD
10 244 (7.18%) Computer Science
10 244 (7.18%) SDLC
11 242 (7.12%) Microservices
12 230 (6.77%) Analytics
12 230 (6.77%) Mentoring
13 218 (6.42%) OO
14 206 (6.06%) Configuration Management
15 200 (5.89%) Business Intelligence
15 200 (5.89%) Cybersecurity
16 194 (5.71%) Information Security
17 186 (5.47%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1,168 (34.37%) SQL
2 1,032 (30.37%) Java
3 1,012 (29.78%) Python
4 497 (14.63%) Bash Shell
5 487 (14.33%) JavaScript
6 349 (10.27%) Perl
7 320 (9.42%) Shell Script
8 280 (8.24%) C++
9 259 (7.62%) C
10 235 (6.92%) PL/SQL
11 227 (6.68%) PowerShell
12 216 (6.36%) C#
13 200 (5.89%) PHP
14 139 (4.09%) Ruby
15 73 (2.15%) Go
15 73 (2.15%) Scala
16 60 (1.77%) Korn
17 59 (1.74%) Java 8
18 53 (1.56%) TypeScript
19 45 (1.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 472 (13.89%) Degree
2 211 (6.21%) Security Cleared
3 162 (4.77%) Cisco Certification
4 144 (4.24%) CCNA
5 129 (3.80%) CCNP
6 109 (3.21%) SC Cleared
7 105 (3.09%) Computer Science Degree
8 96 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
9 94 (2.77%) DV Cleared
10 71 (2.09%) MCP
11 54 (1.59%) RHCE
12 45 (1.32%) CISSP
13 43 (1.27%) MCSE
14 42 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 39 (1.15%) PhD
16 38 (1.12%) JNCIS
17 29 (0.85%) JNCIE
17 29 (0.85%) Master's Degree
18 25 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
19 23 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 244 (7.18%) QA
2 184 (5.41%) SLA
3 82 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 65 (1.91%) GDPR
5 47 (1.38%) ISO 9001
6 40 (1.18%) Data Quality
7 35 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 32 (0.94%) PCI DSS
9 28 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 24 (0.71%) COBIT
11 15 (0.44%) IFRS
12 14 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 15288
13 9 (0.26%) MiFID
14 7 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
14 7 (0.21%) EMIR
15 5 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
16 3 (0.088%) COSO
16 3 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 3 (0.088%) NIST
16 3 (0.088%) Solvency II
System Software
1 486 (14.30%) Docker
2 240 (7.06%) Active Directory
3 189 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 82 (2.41%) Firmware
5 54 (1.59%) XenApp
6 53 (1.56%) Hyper-V
7 44 (1.29%) XenDesktop
8 41 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
9 37 (1.09%) NFS
10 35 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
11 34 (1.00%) vSphere
12 28 (0.82%) HDFS
13 26 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
14 20 (0.59%) Apache Flume
15 17 (0.50%) Xen
16 15 (0.44%) VMware NSX
16 15 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
17 13 (0.38%) Job Entry Subsystem
17 13 (0.38%) LXC
18 12 (0.35%) iptables
Systems Management
1 442 (13.01%) Ansible
2 322 (9.48%) Kubernetes
3 256 (7.53%) Terraform
4 252 (7.42%) Puppet
5 208 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
6 87 (2.56%) Nagios
7 56 (1.65%) FortiGate
8 46 (1.35%) SCCM
8 46 (1.35%) SCOM
9 41 (1.21%) Automic
10 36 (1.06%) Data Guard
10 36 (1.06%) Oozie
11 34 (1.00%) Consul
12 32 (0.94%) Kibana
13 31 (0.91%) Single Sign-On
14 30 (0.88%) Salt
15 26 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
15 26 (0.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 26 (0.77%) SCOrch
16 25 (0.74%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 828 (24.37%) Oracle
2 418 (12.30%) Microsoft
3 302 (8.89%) VMware
4 276 (8.12%) Cisco
5 175 (5.15%) Google
6 160 (4.71%) ServiceNow
7 155 (4.56%) Splunk
8 141 (4.15%) HP
9 138 (4.06%) Red Hat
10 137 (4.03%) Citrix
11 122 (3.59%) SAP
12 115 (3.38%) IBM
13 92 (2.71%) Palo Alto
14 76 (2.24%) Juniper
15 71 (2.09%) NetApp
16 64 (1.88%) Atlassian
17 56 (1.65%) Fortinet
18 53 (1.56%) Dell
19 51 (1.50%) Sun
20 48 (1.41%) EMC