Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 62 44
Rank change year-on-year -10 -18 -4
Permanent jobs citing Unix 7185 8114 11246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.25% 4.52% 5.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.20% 18.23% 20.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4845 6378 9129
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £53,000 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.95% +1.00% -

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 41763 44521 53635
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 24.68% 24.80% 26.43%
Number of salaries quoted 33850 38073 45708
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%

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 22 November 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 22 November 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 -2 4021 £62,500 +4.17% 246
South East -25 1270 £47,500 -5.00% 77
North of England -17 810 £45,000 +12.50% 59
North West +5 493 £47,500 +18.75% 29
East of England -26 402 £49,602 +4.43% 34
Midlands -46 362 £45,000 +5.88% 30
South West -16 322 £42,500 - 15
Yorkshire -24 289 £42,000 +5.00% 24
West Midlands -60 220 £45,000 +3.45% 16
East Midlands -30 141 £42,500 +6.25% 14
North East -48 28 £41,500 +27.69% 6
Unix
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 4308 (59.96%) Linux
2 2862 (39.83%) Finance
3 2731 (38.01%) SQL
4 2560 (35.63%) Java
5 2288 (31.84%) Windows
6 2002 (27.86%) Oracle
7 1843 (25.65%) Agile Software Development
8 1813 (25.23%) Banking
9 1654 (23.02%) Python
10 1237 (17.22%) DevOps
11 1231 (17.13%) Investment Banking
12 1089 (15.16%) Degree
13 1039 (14.46%) Perl
14 1038 (14.45%) Wealth Management
15 1035 (14.41%) Asset Management
16 971 (13.51%) Retail Banking
17 926 (12.89%) JavaScript
18 913 (12.71%) Analytical Skills
19 900 (12.53%) Shell Script
20 837 (11.65%) ITIL
21 836 (11.64%) Amazon AWS
22 829 (11.54%) C++
23 761 (10.59%) Puppet
24 750 (10.44%) Git (software)
25 747 (10.40%) Computer Science
26 739 (10.29%) SQL Server
27 705 (9.81%) Jenkins
28 702 (9.77%) Continuous Integration
29 694 (9.66%) Microsoft
29 694 (9.66%) Software Engineering

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
1 486 (6.76%) Apache
2 484 (6.74%) Tomcat
3 288 (4.01%) JBoss
4 236 (3.28%) WebLogic
5 227 (3.16%) WebSphere
6 187 (2.60%) OpenStack
7 184 (2.56%) IIS
8 151 (2.10%) Elasticsearch
9 136 (1.89%) Confluence
10 133 (1.85%) SharePoint
11 93 (1.29%) Apache Spark
12 84 (1.17%) nginx
13 80 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 76 (1.06%) CMS
15 74 (1.03%) CloudStack
16 70 (0.97%) SAS
17 50 (0.70%) Apache Solr
17 50 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
18 38 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
18 38 (0.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 144 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 142 (1.98%) Microsoft Office
3 79 (1.10%) MS Visio
4 45 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
6 11 (0.15%) Photoshop
7 10 (0.14%) HipChat
8 7 (0.097%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.056%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.042%) Doxygen
11 2 (0.028%) EngageOne
12 1 (0.014%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.014%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.014%) Final Cut Pro
12 1 (0.014%) Maya
12 1 (0.014%) NUKE
12 1 (0.014%) S-PLUS
12 1 (0.014%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 84 (1.17%) ION MarketView
2 36 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
3 31 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
4 26 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
5 23 (0.32%) Temenos T24
6 20 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
6 20 (0.28%) Magento
7 19 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
8 17 (0.24%) Temenos Globus
9 14 (0.19%) Unica
10 13 (0.18%) Teamcenter
11 12 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 11 (0.15%) assyst
12 11 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
12 11 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
13 10 (0.14%) Oracle HRMS
13 10 (0.14%) SAP BPC
14 9 (0.13%) Bloomberg TOMS
14 9 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
14 9 (0.13%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 836 (11.64%) Amazon AWS
2 351 (4.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 220 (3.06%) GitHub
4 152 (2.12%) SaaS
5 136 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
6 89 (1.24%) Office 365
7 83 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
8 77 (1.07%) PaaS
9 63 (0.88%) IaaS
10 52 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
11 43 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
12 41 (0.57%) OpenShift
13 35 (0.49%) Amazon S3
14 28 (0.39%) Serverless
15 25 (0.35%) Google App Engine
16 20 (0.28%) npm
17 19 (0.26%) CloudBees
18 15 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 15 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
19 14 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 602 (8.38%) TCP/IP
2 563 (7.84%) Firewall
3 269 (3.74%) SAN
4 251 (3.49%) DNS
5 248 (3.45%) Internet
6 227 (3.16%) HTTP
7 176 (2.45%) WAN
8 168 (2.34%) LAN
9 160 (2.23%) LDAP
9 160 (2.23%) Network Security
10 136 (1.89%) DHCP
11 135 (1.88%) VPN
12 105 (1.46%) SSL
13 94 (1.31%) BGP
14 90 (1.25%) Ethernet
15 77 (1.07%) Wireless
16 73 (1.02%) OSPF
17 71 (0.99%) NAS
18 70 (0.97%) SSH
19 64 (0.89%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 739 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 572 (7.96%) MySQL
3 555 (7.72%) Relational Database
4 456 (6.35%) Oracle Database
5 324 (4.51%) NoSQL
6 271 (3.77%) Big Data
6 271 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
7 258 (3.59%) Data Warehouse
8 206 (2.87%) RDBMS
9 197 (2.74%) MongoDB
10 188 (2.62%) Hadoop
11 156 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
12 155 (2.16%) Oracle Database 12c
13 138 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
14 128 (1.78%) Redis
15 119 (1.66%) DB2
16 112 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
17 108 (1.50%) OLAP
18 97 (1.35%) Oracle OLAP
19 68 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 750 (10.44%) Git (software)
2 705 (9.81%) Jenkins
3 493 (6.86%) JIRA
4 478 (6.65%) Maven
5 432 (6.01%) Subversion
6 315 (4.38%) JUnit
7 303 (4.22%) TeamCity
8 191 (2.66%) Selenium
9 174 (2.42%) Cucumber
10 161 (2.24%) Sonatype Nexus
11 131 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 107 (1.49%) Gradle
13 101 (1.41%) Ant
14 94 (1.31%) Mockito
15 92 (1.28%) Vagrant
16 77 (1.07%) Hudson
17 70 (0.97%) Bitbucket
18 67 (0.93%) Eclipse
19 64 (0.89%) Mercurial
20 63 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2862 (39.83%) Finance
2 1813 (25.23%) Banking
3 1231 (17.13%) Investment Banking
4 971 (13.51%) Retail Banking
5 515 (7.17%) Front Office
6 269 (3.74%) Telecoms
7 225 (3.13%) Retail
8 199 (2.77%) Marketing
9 165 (2.30%) Financial Institution
10 111 (1.54%) Back Office
11 101 (1.41%) Games
11 101 (1.41%) Manufacturing
12 84 (1.17%) Electronics
13 77 (1.07%) Law
14 72 (1.00%) Publishing
15 69 (0.96%) Legal
16 60 (0.84%) Private Banking
17 57 (0.79%) German Language
18 55 (0.77%) Advertising
18 55 (0.77%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1632 (22.71%) Developer
2 974 (13.56%) Analyst
3 599 (8.34%) Java Developer
4 533 (7.42%) DevOps Engineer
5 522 (7.27%) Support Analyst
6 513 (7.14%) Applications Support
7 384 (5.34%) Administrator
8 363 (5.05%) Software Engineer
9 358 (4.98%) Consultant
10 350 (4.87%) Senior Developer
11 331 (4.61%) Architect
12 298 (4.15%) Linux Engineer
13 250 (3.48%) Applications Support Analyst
14 237 (3.30%) Systems Administrator
15 226 (3.15%) Support Engineer
16 219 (3.05%) Unix Engineer
17 210 (2.92%) Software Developer
18 204 (2.84%) Senior Java Developer
19 196 (2.73%) Oracle Developer
20 190 (2.64%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 640 (8.91%) HTML
2 605 (8.42%) Web Services
3 512 (7.13%) Spring
4 501 (6.97%) XML
5 491 (6.83%) .NET
6 412 (5.73%) CSS
7 405 (5.64%) Middleware
8 396 (5.51%) REST
9 381 (5.30%) SOAP
10 350 (4.87%) J2EE
11 293 (4.08%) AngularJS
12 279 (3.88%) FIX Protocol
13 266 (3.70%) HTML5
14 262 (3.65%) RESTful
15 242 (3.37%) JSON
16 216 (3.01%) Hibernate
17 183 (2.55%) jQuery
18 147 (2.05%) JMS
19 142 (1.98%) Node.js
20 138 (1.92%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 913 (12.71%) Analytical Skills
2 747 (10.40%) Computer Science
3 401 (5.58%) Data Centre
4 320 (4.45%) Linux Command Line
5 316 (4.40%) Management Information System
6 305 (4.24%) Enterprise Software
7 289 (4.02%) Algorithms
8 275 (3.83%) Equities
9 273 (3.80%) Derivative
10 246 (3.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 207 (2.88%) Fixed Income
12 182 (2.53%) Fintech
13 162 (2.25%) User Experience
14 150 (2.09%) Data Structures
15 139 (1.93%) Hedge funds
16 126 (1.75%) Equity Derivative
17 109 (1.52%) Clustering
18 94 (1.31%) Client/Server
19 92 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
20 78 (1.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4308 (59.96%) Linux
2 2288 (31.84%) Windows
3 624 (8.68%) Solaris
4 483 (6.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 339 (4.72%) Windows Server
6 253 (3.52%) AIX
7 183 (2.55%) CentOS
8 119 (1.66%) Android
9 115 (1.60%) Apple iOS
10 113 (1.57%) HPUX
11 104 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
12 89 (1.24%) Ubuntu
13 81 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
14 76 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
15 64 (0.89%) Mac OS X
16 58 (0.81%) Debian
17 57 (0.79%) Mac OS
18 56 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
19 48 (0.67%) Windows 7
20 44 (0.61%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1843 (25.65%) Agile Software Development
2 1237 (17.22%) DevOps
3 1038 (14.45%) Wealth Management
4 1035 (14.41%) Asset Management
5 837 (11.65%) ITIL
6 702 (9.77%) Continuous Integration
7 694 (9.66%) Software Engineering
8 603 (8.39%) Scrum
9 600 (8.35%) Test Automation
10 575 (8.00%) Configuration Management
11 536 (7.46%) OO
12 503 (7.00%) SDLC
13 484 (6.74%) Analytics
14 483 (6.72%) Open Source
15 383 (5.33%) TDD
16 369 (5.14%) Mentoring
17 351 (4.89%) Project Management
18 335 (4.66%) High Availability
19 311 (4.33%) E-Commerce
20 302 (4.20%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2731 (38.01%) SQL
2 2560 (35.63%) Java
3 1654 (23.02%) Python
4 1039 (14.46%) Perl
5 926 (12.89%) JavaScript
6 900 (12.53%) Shell Script
7 829 (11.54%) C++
8 687 (9.56%) Bash Shell
9 596 (8.30%) PL/SQL
10 429 (5.97%) PowerShell
11 415 (5.78%) C
12 397 (5.53%) Ruby
13 393 (5.47%) C#
14 355 (4.94%) PHP
15 181 (2.52%) Scala
16 144 (2.00%) R
17 131 (1.82%) VB
18 117 (1.63%) Groovy
19 96 (1.34%) Go
20 95 (1.32%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1089 (15.16%) Degree
2 419 (5.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 321 (4.47%) Security Cleared
4 224 (3.12%) CISSP
5 210 (2.92%) SC Cleared
6 173 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
7 139 (1.93%) CISM
8 102 (1.42%) CCNA
9 101 (1.41%) DV Cleared
10 94 (1.31%) CCNP
11 92 (1.28%) SANS
12 87 (1.21%) Master's Degree
13 70 (0.97%) GIAC
14 67 (0.93%) CREST Certified
14 67 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
15 61 (0.85%) ISEB
15 61 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
16 60 (0.84%) CISA
17 51 (0.71%) ISTQB
17 51 (0.71%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 433 (6.03%) QA
2 282 (3.92%) SLA
3 141 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 81 (1.13%) PCI DSS
5 44 (0.61%) Data Quality
6 42 (0.58%) GDPR
7 38 (0.53%) ISO 9001
8 36 (0.50%) COBIT
8 36 (0.50%) GCP
9 31 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 20 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 20 (0.28%) PMO
11 15 (0.21%) ISO 20022
11 15 (0.21%) ISO 8583
12 14 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 12 (0.17%) RosettaNet
14 11 (0.15%) ISO 22301
15 8 (0.11%) SEPA
16 5 (0.070%) HIPAA
16 5 (0.070%) Solvency II
System Software
1 466 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 463 (6.44%) Docker
3 384 (5.34%) Active Directory
4 120 (1.67%) vSphere
5 99 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
6 84 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
7 76 (1.06%) Xen
8 63 (0.88%) Hyper-V
9 60 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
10 54 (0.75%) XenServer
11 46 (0.64%) NFS
12 43 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
13 41 (0.57%) KVM
14 38 (0.53%) Samba
14 38 (0.53%) VMware NSX
15 32 (0.45%) Ceph
16 31 (0.43%) Varnish
17 28 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
18 22 (0.31%) Firmware
19 19 (0.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 761 (10.59%) Puppet
2 582 (8.10%) Opscode Chef
3 496 (6.90%) Ansible
4 157 (2.19%) Nagios
5 156 (2.17%) Kubernetes
6 145 (2.02%) Terraform
7 141 (1.96%) Tivoli
8 71 (0.99%) Cobbler
9 66 (0.92%) Nessus
9 66 (0.92%) Oracle RMAN
9 66 (0.92%) SCCM
10 61 (0.85%) Data Guard
11 59 (0.82%) Control-M
12 52 (0.72%) Salt
13 51 (0.71%) SCOM
14 49 (0.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 47 (0.65%) NetBackup
16 45 (0.63%) PowerBroker
17 42 (0.58%) Packer
18 40 (0.56%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 2002 (27.86%) Oracle
2 694 (9.66%) Microsoft
3 629 (8.75%) Red Hat
4 622 (8.66%) VMware
5 396 (5.51%) Cisco
6 387 (5.39%) Sybase
7 300 (4.18%) IBM
8 220 (3.06%) HP
9 201 (2.80%) SAP
10 174 (2.42%) Splunk
11 162 (2.25%) Juniper
12 150 (2.09%) Google
13 146 (2.03%) F5
14 135 (1.88%) Citrix
15 131 (1.82%) NetApp
16 126 (1.75%) CheckPoint
17 119 (1.66%) Murex
18 117 (1.63%) ION Trading
19 112 (1.56%) Sun
20 111 (1.54%) Tableau