Period
to 19 August 2017

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 19 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
UK > England
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 61 46
Rank change year-on-year -11 -15 -9
Permanent jobs citing Unix 7030 8715 11119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.23% 4.69% 5.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.93% 18.38% 20.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4908 6934 9289
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £78,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Unix is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 41522 47421 54544
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.98% 25.52% 26.71%
Number of salaries quoted 34030 40821 46208
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +2.38%

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 19 August 2017.

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 19 August 2017. 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 -5 3849 £60,000 - 238
South East -10 1273 £47,500 -5.00% 73
North of England -22 805 £45,000 +12.50% 66
North West -2 430 £47,500 +18.75% 35
East of England -34 384 £45,000 -5.26% 25
Midlands -51 384 £45,000 +12.50% 29
Yorkshire -21 356 £42,500 +6.25% 26
South West -21 344 £42,500 +1.80% 20
West Midlands -34 276 £45,000 +5.88% 16
East Midlands -72 106 £40,000 - 13
North East -31 19 £33,000 +3.13% 5
Unix
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 2017, IT jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Unix.

1 4407 (62.69%) Linux
2 2630 (37.41%) Finance
3 2577 (36.66%) Java
4 2550 (36.27%) SQL
5 2336 (33.23%) Windows
6 2009 (28.58%) Oracle
7 1683 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
8 1594 (22.67%) Python
9 1528 (21.74%) Banking
10 1191 (16.94%) DevOps
11 1055 (15.01%) Degree
12 1048 (14.91%) Investment Banking
13 1024 (14.57%) Perl
14 1015 (14.44%) Shell Script
15 922 (13.12%) Retail
16 875 (12.45%) ITIL
17 852 (12.12%) Puppet
18 850 (12.09%) Asset Management
19 848 (12.06%) Analytical Skills
20 825 (11.74%) Wealth Management
21 806 (11.47%) JavaScript
22 800 (11.38%) C++
23 764 (10.87%) Retail Banking
24 743 (10.57%) SQL Server
25 742 (10.55%) Amazon AWS
26 733 (10.43%) Continuous Integration
27 703 (10.00%) VMware
28 689 (9.80%) Jenkins
29 685 (9.74%) Red Hat
30 682 (9.70%) Solaris

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
1 538 (7.65%) Tomcat
2 510 (7.25%) Apache
3 391 (5.56%) JBoss
4 365 (5.19%) WebLogic
5 288 (4.10%) WebSphere
6 214 (3.04%) OpenStack
7 189 (2.69%) IIS
8 140 (1.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 140 (1.99%) SharePoint
9 125 (1.78%) Confluence
10 107 (1.52%) CloudStack
11 101 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
12 81 (1.15%) MS Exchange
13 78 (1.11%) Apache Spark
14 65 (0.92%) nginx
15 63 (0.90%) CMS
16 53 (0.75%) SAS
17 43 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
18 41 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
19 39 (0.55%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 154 (2.19%) Microsoft Office
2 126 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 59 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 51 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.085%) EngageOne
8 5 (0.071%) HipChat
9 4 (0.057%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.043%) Adobe Captivate
10 3 (0.043%) SPSS
11 2 (0.028%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.028%) Photoshop
11 2 (0.028%) Simulink
12 1 (0.014%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 67 (0.95%) ION MarketView
2 63 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
3 30 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
4 27 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
5 25 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
6 22 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
7 21 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
7 21 (0.30%) Temenos T24
8 18 (0.26%) Teamcenter
9 15 (0.21%) assyst
10 13 (0.18%) Unica
11 12 (0.17%) Magento
11 12 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 10 (0.14%) Oracle HRMS
12 10 (0.14%) SAP BPC
12 10 (0.14%) Temenos Globus
13 8 (0.11%) Global One
13 8 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
13 8 (0.11%) SAP SD
13 8 (0.11%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 742 (10.55%) Amazon AWS
2 380 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 208 (2.96%) GitHub
4 156 (2.22%) SaaS
5 117 (1.66%) Google Cloud Platform
6 100 (1.42%) IaaS
7 95 (1.35%) Office 365
8 90 (1.28%) PaaS
9 82 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
10 36 (0.51%) CloudBees
11 34 (0.48%) OpenShift
12 24 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
13 23 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
14 19 (0.27%) Amazon S3
15 16 (0.23%) Google App Engine
16 11 (0.16%) Trello
17 10 (0.14%) G Suite
18 9 (0.13%) Route 53
19 7 (0.100%) AWS Lambda
19 7 (0.100%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 644 (9.16%) Firewall
2 634 (9.02%) TCP/IP
3 313 (4.45%) DNS
4 292 (4.15%) SAN
5 269 (3.83%) Internet
6 241 (3.43%) HTTP
7 208 (2.96%) WAN
8 188 (2.67%) LAN
9 168 (2.39%) Network Security
10 166 (2.36%) VPN
11 150 (2.13%) DHCP
12 149 (2.12%) LDAP
13 141 (2.01%) BGP
14 118 (1.68%) Ethernet
15 115 (1.64%) OSPF
16 112 (1.59%) SSL
17 110 (1.56%) NAS
18 88 (1.25%) VoIP
19 75 (1.07%) Wireless
20 73 (1.04%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 743 (10.57%) SQL Server
2 564 (8.02%) MySQL
3 507 (7.21%) Relational Database
4 474 (6.74%) Oracle Database
5 274 (3.90%) NoSQL
6 239 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
7 231 (3.29%) PostgreSQL
8 220 (3.13%) MongoDB
9 194 (2.76%) Oracle Database 11g
10 192 (2.73%) Big Data
11 186 (2.65%) RDBMS
12 178 (2.53%) Hadoop
13 171 (2.43%) Oracle Database 12c
14 156 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
15 152 (2.16%) DB2
16 105 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
17 98 (1.39%) Redis
18 82 (1.17%) OLAP
19 77 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
20 70 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 689 (9.80%) Jenkins
2 653 (9.29%) Git (software)
3 495 (7.04%) Maven
4 476 (6.77%) JIRA
5 463 (6.59%) Subversion
6 325 (4.62%) JUnit
7 301 (4.28%) TeamCity
8 241 (3.43%) Selenium
9 165 (2.35%) Ant
10 158 (2.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 137 (1.95%) Cucumber
12 134 (1.91%) Sonatype Nexus
13 115 (1.64%) Gradle
14 112 (1.59%) Hudson
15 104 (1.48%) Vagrant
16 90 (1.28%) Mockito
17 86 (1.22%) HP UFT
18 74 (1.05%) Eclipse
19 70 (1.00%) jMock
19 70 (1.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2630 (37.41%) Finance
2 1528 (21.74%) Banking
3 1048 (14.91%) Investment Banking
4 922 (13.12%) Retail
5 764 (10.87%) Retail Banking
6 443 (6.30%) Front Office
7 387 (5.50%) Telecoms
8 228 (3.24%) Marketing
9 174 (2.48%) Financial Institution
10 123 (1.75%) Electronics
10 123 (1.75%) Manufacturing
11 89 (1.27%) Back Office
11 89 (1.27%) Publishing
12 80 (1.14%) Games
13 69 (0.98%) Legal
14 67 (0.95%) Law
15 60 (0.85%) Automotive
15 60 (0.85%) German Language
16 53 (0.75%) French Language
17 51 (0.73%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1547 (22.01%) Developer
2 945 (13.44%) Analyst
3 624 (8.88%) Java Developer
4 497 (7.07%) Support Analyst
5 490 (6.97%) DevOps Engineer
6 468 (6.66%) Administrator
7 431 (6.13%) Applications Support
8 379 (5.39%) Consultant
9 340 (4.84%) Linux Engineer
10 308 (4.38%) Software Engineer
11 307 (4.37%) Senior Developer
12 279 (3.97%) Architect
13 262 (3.73%) Support Engineer
14 254 (3.61%) Systems Administrator
15 251 (3.57%) Unix Engineer
16 238 (3.39%) Linux Administrator
17 234 (3.33%) Network Engineer
18 214 (3.04%) Applications Support Analyst
19 199 (2.83%) C++ Developer
20 185 (2.63%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 588 (8.36%) Web Services
2 553 (7.87%) Spring
3 536 (7.62%) HTML
4 534 (7.60%) XML
5 522 (7.43%) .NET
6 430 (6.12%) Middleware
7 391 (5.56%) SOAP
8 356 (5.06%) REST
9 353 (5.02%) J2EE
10 335 (4.77%) CSS
11 254 (3.61%) AngularJS
12 252 (3.58%) Hibernate
13 239 (3.40%) RESTful
14 208 (2.96%) JMS
15 202 (2.87%) JSON
16 198 (2.82%) FIX Protocol
17 196 (2.79%) HTML5
18 159 (2.26%) jQuery
19 132 (1.88%) LAMP
20 124 (1.76%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 848 (12.06%) Analytical Skills
2 645 (9.17%) Computer Science
3 447 (6.36%) Data Centre
4 404 (5.75%) Management Information System
5 288 (4.10%) Linux Command Line
6 272 (3.87%) Derivative
7 263 (3.74%) Enterprise Software
8 245 (3.49%) Algorithms
9 208 (2.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 181 (2.57%) Fixed Income
11 177 (2.52%) Equities
12 168 (2.39%) Fintech
13 157 (2.23%) Data Structures
14 151 (2.15%) User Experience
15 123 (1.75%) Equity Derivative
16 112 (1.59%) Hedge funds
17 108 (1.54%) Clustering
18 102 (1.45%) Public Cloud
19 90 (1.28%) Client/Server
20 71 (1.01%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4407 (62.69%) Linux
2 2336 (33.23%) Windows
3 682 (9.70%) Solaris
4 557 (7.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 367 (5.22%) Windows Server
6 230 (3.27%) AIX
7 165 (2.35%) CentOS
8 155 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 127 (1.81%) Android
10 121 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
11 102 (1.45%) HPUX
12 95 (1.35%) Apple iOS
13 94 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
14 91 (1.29%) Ubuntu
15 70 (1.00%) Debian
16 69 (0.98%) Mac OS X
17 52 (0.74%) CoreOS
18 44 (0.63%) Mac OS
19 40 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
19 40 (0.57%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1683 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
2 1191 (16.94%) DevOps
3 875 (12.45%) ITIL
4 850 (12.09%) Asset Management
5 825 (11.74%) Wealth Management
6 733 (10.43%) Continuous Integration
7 665 (9.46%) Software Engineering
8 625 (8.89%) Scrum
9 605 (8.61%) Configuration Management
10 572 (8.14%) Test Automation
11 524 (7.45%) SDLC
12 506 (7.20%) OO
13 448 (6.37%) Analytics
14 418 (5.95%) Open Source
15 394 (5.60%) Project Management
16 358 (5.09%) TDD
17 346 (4.92%) High Availability
18 340 (4.84%) Mentoring
19 325 (4.62%) Change Management
20 300 (4.27%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2577 (36.66%) Java
2 2550 (36.27%) SQL
3 1594 (22.67%) Python
4 1024 (14.57%) Perl
5 1015 (14.44%) Shell Script
6 806 (11.47%) JavaScript
7 800 (11.38%) C++
8 667 (9.49%) Bash Shell
9 592 (8.42%) PL/SQL
10 463 (6.59%) Ruby
11 431 (6.13%) C
12 392 (5.58%) C#
13 365 (5.19%) PowerShell
14 343 (4.88%) PHP
15 141 (2.01%) Scala
16 132 (1.88%) VB
17 110 (1.56%) R
18 97 (1.38%) Go
19 96 (1.37%) Groovy
20 93 (1.32%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1055 (15.01%) Degree
2 382 (5.43%) Security Cleared
3 348 (4.95%) Computer Science Degree
4 234 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 179 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
6 169 (2.40%) CISSP
7 152 (2.16%) DV Cleared
8 105 (1.49%) CCNA
8 105 (1.49%) CCNP
9 101 (1.44%) CISM
10 92 (1.31%) ISEB
11 88 (1.25%) Master's Degree
12 71 (1.01%) ISTQB
12 71 (1.01%) SANS
13 69 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
14 68 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
15 61 (0.87%) GCIH
15 61 (0.87%) RHCE
16 54 (0.77%) GCIA
17 52 (0.74%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 471 (6.70%) QA
2 299 (4.25%) SLA
3 110 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 77 (1.10%) PCI DSS
5 49 (0.70%) Data Quality
6 39 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 27 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 27 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 25 (0.36%) ISO 9001
9 24 (0.34%) GCP
9 24 (0.34%) PMO
10 22 (0.31%) COBIT
11 14 (0.20%) GDPR
12 13 (0.18%) MiFID
13 7 (0.100%) ISO 22301
14 6 (0.085%) EMIR
14 6 (0.085%) RosettaNet
14 6 (0.085%) SEPA
14 6 (0.085%) SSAE 16
15 5 (0.071%) Solvency II
System Software
1 492 (7.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 393 (5.59%) Active Directory
3 370 (5.26%) Docker
4 161 (2.29%) vSphere
5 110 (1.56%) Xen
6 106 (1.51%) XenServer
7 83 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
8 77 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
9 73 (1.04%) Hyper-V
10 56 (0.80%) Snort
11 51 (0.73%) KVM
12 50 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
13 41 (0.58%) NFS
14 38 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
15 37 (0.53%) XenApp
16 34 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
17 28 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 26 (0.37%) VMware NSX
19 25 (0.36%) HDFS
20 24 (0.34%) Samba
Systems Management
1 852 (12.12%) Puppet
2 584 (8.31%) Opscode Chef
3 537 (7.64%) Ansible
4 209 (2.97%) Nagios
5 186 (2.65%) Tivoli
6 124 (1.76%) Kubernetes
7 92 (1.31%) Control-M
8 91 (1.29%) Cobbler
9 73 (1.04%) Terraform
10 72 (1.02%) SCCM
11 69 (0.98%) SCOM
12 68 (0.97%) Salt
13 61 (0.87%) Oracle RMAN
14 57 (0.81%) Graphite
15 53 (0.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 49 (0.70%) Data Guard
16 49 (0.70%) Mesos
16 49 (0.70%) NetBackup
16 49 (0.70%) ZABBIX
17 44 (0.63%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2009 (28.58%) Oracle
2 703 (10.00%) VMware
3 685 (9.74%) Red Hat
4 669 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 482 (6.86%) Cisco
6 365 (5.19%) IBM
7 349 (4.96%) Sybase
8 235 (3.34%) SAP
9 222 (3.16%) HP
10 190 (2.70%) Juniper
11 184 (2.62%) Citrix
12 171 (2.43%) F5
13 157 (2.23%) CheckPoint
14 150 (2.13%) Splunk
15 149 (2.12%) NetApp
16 137 (1.95%) Google
17 130 (1.85%) Palo Alto
18 119 (1.69%) Sun
19 114 (1.62%) Murex
20 109 (1.55%) TIBCO