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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
UK / England
Rank 71 55 48
Rank change year-on-year -16 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Unix 3100 4819 5243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.94% 5.01% 5.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.53% 19.07% 19.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2395 3807 4255
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £33,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.17%  

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 18758 25268 26811
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 23.84% 26.28% 27.23%
Number of salaries quoted 15874 21429 22598
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +1.81%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Unix as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -20 1496 £60,000 -4.00% 189
South East -5 635 £50,000 +11.11% 93
East of England -26 212 £45,000 - 25
South West -16 182 £40,000 -5.88% 26
Yorkshire -26 179 £44,000 +10.00% 24
North West -13 170 £45,000 +4.65% 26
West Midlands -19 143 £42,500 - 22
East Midlands -43 69 £37,500 -1.31% 12
North East -5 14 £26,100 -25.42% 8
Unix
UK

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 4528 (66.17%) Linux
2 2412 (35.25%) SQL
3 2304 (33.67%) Windows
4 2294 (33.52%) Java
5 2069 (30.24%) Finance
6 1865 (27.25%) Oracle
7 1544 (22.56%) Python
8 1490 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
9 1047 (15.30%) Degree
10 975 (14.25%) Shell Script
11 954 (13.94%) Perl
12 941 (13.75%) C++
13 923 (13.49%) DevOps
14 893 (13.05%) Banking
15 826 (12.07%) Puppet
16 780 (11.40%) JavaScript
17 743 (10.86%) SQL Server
17 743 (10.86%) ITIL
18 738 (10.78%) VMware
19 725 (10.59%) Microsoft
20 707 (10.33%) Software Engineering
21 705 (10.30%) Bash Shell
22 691 (10.10%) Red Hat
23 671 (9.81%) Continuous Integration
24 669 (9.78%) MySQL
25 651 (9.51%) HTML
26 647 (9.45%) Solaris
27 644 (9.41%) Firewall
28 638 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
29 625 (9.13%) Jenkins

Unix
Top Related 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
1 456 (6.66%) Apache
2 444 (6.49%) WebLogic
3 434 (6.34%) Tomcat
4 404 (5.90%) JBoss
5 360 (5.26%) WebSphere
6 203 (2.97%) IIS
7 200 (2.92%) OpenStack
8 144 (2.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 130 (1.90%) MS Exchange
10 113 (1.65%) Apache Spark
11 108 (1.58%) CloudStack
12 95 (1.39%) SharePoint
13 94 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
14 70 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
15 64 (0.94%) CMS
15 64 (0.94%) Confluence
16 54 (0.79%) Jetty
17 53 (0.77%) nginx
18 51 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
19 50 (0.73%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 337 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 135 (1.97%) MS Office
3 58 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 42 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 21 (0.31%) MS Project
6 11 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.13%) SPSS
8 6 (0.088%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.058%) EngageOne
9 4 (0.058%) GNU Octave
10 3 (0.044%) FrameMaker
11 2 (0.029%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.029%) Maya
11 2 (0.029%) NUKE
11 2 (0.029%) SPSS Modeler
12 1 (0.015%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.015%) Autodesk Flame
12 1 (0.015%) Autodesk Smoke
12 1 (0.015%) Avid Media Composer
12 1 (0.015%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 97 (1.42%) Oracle EBS
2 70 (1.02%) Oracle EBS R12
3 44 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
4 31 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 23 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
6 19 (0.28%) Magento
7 17 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
8 14 (0.20%) assyst
8 14 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
9 12 (0.18%) Temenos T24
10 11 (0.16%) Teamcenter
11 10 (0.15%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
11 10 (0.15%) ION MarketView
11 10 (0.15%) Sage X3
12 9 (0.13%) Northgate Housing
12 9 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
12 9 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
12 9 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
13 8 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
14 7 (0.10%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 606 (8.86%) Amazon AWS
2 267 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 182 (2.66%) SaaS
4 96 (1.40%) GitHub
5 95 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
6 94 (1.37%) IaaS
6 94 (1.37%) PaaS
7 67 (0.98%) Office 365
8 64 (0.94%) CloudBees
9 56 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
10 29 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
11 27 (0.39%) Amazon S3
11 27 (0.39%) G Suite
12 23 (0.34%) Slack
13 18 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
13 18 (0.26%) OpenShift
14 10 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 8 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
15 8 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
15 8 (0.12%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 644 (9.41%) Firewall
2 617 (9.02%) TCP/IP
3 350 (5.11%) DNS
3 350 (5.11%) SAN
4 283 (4.14%) Internet
5 251 (3.67%) HTTP
6 242 (3.54%) WAN
7 236 (3.45%) LAN
8 234 (3.42%) SSL
9 220 (3.21%) Network Security
10 198 (2.89%) VPN
11 189 (2.76%) LDAP
12 172 (2.51%) DHCP
13 141 (2.06%) BGP
14 139 (2.03%) Intrusion Detection
15 124 (1.81%) NAS
16 123 (1.80%) OSPF
17 108 (1.58%) MPLS
18 102 (1.49%) FTP
19 95 (1.39%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 743 (10.86%) SQL Server
2 669 (9.78%) MySQL
3 512 (7.48%) Relational Database
4 507 (7.41%) Oracle Database
5 279 (4.08%) RDBMS
6 247 (3.61%) NoSQL
7 244 (3.57%) MongoDB
8 202 (2.95%) Oracle Database 11g
9 182 (2.66%) Big Data
10 178 (2.60%) Hadoop
11 165 (2.41%) DB2
12 154 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
13 129 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
14 128 (1.87%) Oracle Database 12c
15 125 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
16 87 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
17 78 (1.14%) KDB
18 67 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
19 62 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 60 (0.88%) HBase
Development Applications
1 625 (9.13%) Git (software)
1 625 (9.13%) Jenkins
2 349 (5.10%) Selenium
3 332 (4.85%) Subversion
4 314 (4.59%) JIRA
5 271 (3.96%) Maven
6 243 (3.55%) JUnit
7 186 (2.72%) Cucumber
8 161 (2.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 143 (2.09%) HP UFT
10 140 (2.05%) Ant
11 130 (1.90%) Vagrant
12 120 (1.75%) TeamCity
13 96 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
14 94 (1.37%) Gradle
15 87 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
16 86 (1.26%) Hudson
17 82 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
18 74 (1.08%) ClearCase
18 74 (1.08%) Eclipse
General
1 2069 (30.24%) Finance
2 893 (13.05%) Banking
3 351 (5.13%) Investment Banking
4 330 (4.82%) Telecoms
5 320 (4.68%) Front Office
6 241 (3.52%) Retail
7 142 (2.08%) Financial Institution
8 115 (1.68%) Marketing
9 103 (1.51%) Back Office
10 97 (1.42%) Games
11 91 (1.33%) Manufacturing
12 70 (1.02%) Legal
13 69 (1.01%) Advertising
13 69 (1.01%) Electronics
14 62 (0.91%) French Language
15 54 (0.79%) Law
16 42 (0.61%) German Language
17 38 (0.56%) Publishing
18 30 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
19 27 (0.39%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1506 (22.01%) Developer
2 866 (12.66%) Analyst
3 561 (8.20%) Java Developer
4 463 (6.77%) Administrator
5 445 (6.50%) DevOps Engineer
6 437 (6.39%) Applications Support
7 425 (6.21%) Linux Engineer
8 368 (5.38%) Consultant
9 358 (5.23%) Support Analyst
10 328 (4.79%) Unix Engineer
11 319 (4.66%) C++ Developer
12 294 (4.30%) Software Engineer
13 281 (4.11%) Architect
14 267 (3.90%) Support Engineer
15 259 (3.78%) Systems Administrator
16 249 (3.64%) Senior Developer
17 231 (3.38%) Linux Administrator
18 219 (3.20%) DBA
19 198 (2.89%) Systems Engineer
20 195 (2.85%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 651 (9.51%) HTML
2 617 (9.02%) XML
3 589 (8.61%) Web Services
4 479 (7.00%) Spring
5 466 (6.81%) .NET
6 436 (6.37%) CSS
7 384 (5.61%) J2EE
8 346 (5.06%) Middleware
9 315 (4.60%) SOAP
10 272 (3.97%) REST
11 209 (3.05%) Hibernate
12 206 (3.01%) RESTful
13 202 (2.95%) FIX Protocol
13 202 (2.95%) HTML5
14 183 (2.67%) JMS
14 183 (2.67%) JSON
15 166 (2.43%) AngularJS
16 147 (2.15%) JSP
17 145 (2.12%) Java EE
18 136 (1.99%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 638 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
2 607 (8.87%) Computer Science
3 435 (6.36%) Data Centre
4 312 (4.56%) Management Information System
5 272 (3.97%) Equities
6 230 (3.36%) Algorithms
7 226 (3.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 216 (3.16%) Derivative
9 197 (2.88%) Fixed Income
10 166 (2.43%) Clustering
11 161 (2.35%) Fintech
12 158 (2.31%) Linux Command Line
13 137 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
14 117 (1.71%) Data Structures
15 107 (1.56%) Hedge funds
16 90 (1.32%) Replication
17 86 (1.26%) Client/Server
18 85 (1.24%) Security Operations Centre
19 67 (0.98%) User Experience
20 66 (0.96%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4528 (66.17%) Linux
2 2304 (33.67%) Windows
3 647 (9.45%) Solaris
4 537 (7.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 481 (7.03%) Windows Server
6 271 (3.96%) AIX
7 186 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 165 (2.41%) CentOS
9 151 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 138 (2.02%) Android
11 136 (1.99%) Ubuntu
12 132 (1.93%) Windows Server 2003
13 118 (1.72%) HPUX
14 106 (1.55%) Mac OS X
15 101 (1.48%) Apple iOS
16 81 (1.18%) Debian
17 76 (1.11%) SUSE
18 74 (1.08%) CoreOS
19 59 (0.86%) Windows 2000
20 48 (0.70%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1490 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
2 923 (13.49%) DevOps
3 743 (10.86%) ITIL
4 707 (10.33%) Software Engineering
5 671 (9.81%) Continuous Integration
6 567 (8.29%) Configuration Management
7 529 (7.73%) Scrum
8 470 (6.87%) OO
9 409 (5.98%) SDLC
10 399 (5.83%) Open Source
11 382 (5.58%) Performance Tuning
12 378 (5.52%) Information Security
12 378 (5.52%) TDD
13 352 (5.14%) Disaster Recovery
14 344 (5.03%) Project Management
15 339 (4.95%) Multithreading
16 310 (4.53%) SOA
17 305 (4.46%) Mentoring
18 300 (4.38%) High Availability
19 291 (4.25%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2412 (35.25%) SQL
2 2294 (33.52%) Java
3 1544 (22.56%) Python
4 975 (14.25%) Shell Script
5 954 (13.94%) Perl
6 941 (13.75%) C++
7 780 (11.40%) JavaScript
8 705 (10.30%) Bash Shell
9 495 (7.23%) C#
10 483 (7.06%) Ruby
11 457 (6.68%) C
12 406 (5.93%) PHP
13 387 (5.66%) PL/SQL
14 371 (5.42%) PowerShell
15 148 (2.16%) VB
16 134 (1.96%) Scala
17 95 (1.39%) Groovy
18 84 (1.23%) Go
19 66 (0.96%) T-SQL
20 54 (0.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1047 (15.30%) Degree
2 388 (5.67%) Security Cleared
3 230 (3.36%) SC Cleared
4 220 (3.21%) Cisco Certification
5 176 (2.57%) CISSP
6 135 (1.97%) CCNA
7 125 (1.83%) CCNP
8 121 (1.77%) DV Cleared
9 100 (1.46%) CISM
10 91 (1.33%) SANS
11 84 (1.23%) CEH
12 83 (1.21%) GCIA
13 82 (1.20%) GCIH
14 79 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
15 76 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
16 65 (0.95%) GIAC
16 65 (0.95%) ISTQB
17 61 (0.89%) ISEB
18 56 (0.82%) MCSE
19 49 (0.72%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 403 (5.89%) QA
2 246 (3.59%) SLA
3 119 (1.74%) PCI DSS
4 63 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 51 (0.75%) Data Quality
6 50 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 23 (0.34%) PMO
8 20 (0.29%) MiFID
9 17 (0.25%) SDET
10 14 (0.20%) COBIT
10 14 (0.20%) ISO27002
11 9 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
11 9 (0.13%) ISO 9000
12 7 (0.10%) GPG13
12 7 (0.10%) HL7
13 6 (0.088%) DICOM
14 5 (0.073%) EMIR
14 5 (0.073%) ISO 9001
14 5 (0.073%) ISO22301
14 5 (0.073%) Solvency II
System Software
1 515 (7.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 383 (5.60%) Active Directory
3 330 (4.82%) Docker
4 184 (2.69%) vSphere
5 133 (1.94%) XenServer
6 128 (1.87%) Hyper-V
7 127 (1.86%) Xen
8 100 (1.46%) Oracle RAC
9 67 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
10 66 (0.96%) NFS
11 63 (0.92%) Samba
11 63 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
12 56 (0.82%) VMware ESX
13 55 (0.80%) Firmware
14 53 (0.77%) XenApp
15 41 (0.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 36 (0.53%) HDFS
16 36 (0.53%) Snort
17 28 (0.41%) iptables
18 25 (0.37%) KVM
Systems Management
1 826 (12.07%) Puppet
2 551 (8.05%) Opscode Chef
3 439 (6.42%) Ansible
4 308 (4.50%) Nagios
5 179 (2.62%) Tivoli
6 119 (1.74%) Cobbler
7 114 (1.67%) Oracle RMAN
8 103 (1.51%) Kubernetes
9 96 (1.40%) Red Hat Satellite
10 90 (1.32%) Data Guard
11 84 (1.23%) Graphite
12 82 (1.20%) SCCM
13 78 (1.14%) SCOM
14 75 (1.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 74 (1.08%) NetBackup
16 66 (0.96%) Control-M
17 63 (0.92%) Terraform
18 51 (0.75%) Salt
19 50 (0.73%) Host Intrusion Detection System
20 43 (0.63%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 1865 (27.25%) Oracle
2 738 (10.78%) VMware
3 725 (10.59%) Microsoft
4 691 (10.10%) Red Hat
5 449 (6.56%) Cisco
6 327 (4.78%) IBM
7 297 (4.34%) HP
8 221 (3.23%) Sybase
9 201 (2.94%) NetApp
10 188 (2.75%) Citrix
11 182 (2.66%) Sun
12 178 (2.60%) CheckPoint
13 177 (2.59%) Juniper
14 175 (2.56%) Splunk
15 159 (2.32%) SAP
16 148 (2.16%) F5
17 147 (2.15%) Palo Alto
18 141 (2.06%) Google
19 121 (1.77%) EMC
20 112 (1.64%) Veritas
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 23 hours ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 23 hours ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £575 - £625 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £95k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Charlotte James Associates
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus & benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum +BONUS+BENEFITS
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Hiring People
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £44000.00 - £54000.00 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Salary review every 6 months + ben
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £35k plus benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £29000 - £34000 per annum + 18% pension, generous holidays
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Calibre Digital Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 70,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Itecco
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago