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 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
UK / England
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 57 48
Rank change year-on-year -15 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Unix 3146 4811 5437
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.87% 4.93% 5.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.90% 18.88% 19.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2421 3761 4482
Median salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £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 19782 25479 28167
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.36% 26.10% 27.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16705 21760 23790
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.40% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 26 April 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 26 April 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 -21 1527 £60,000 - 216
South East -1 637 £50,000 +6.38% 72
Yorkshire -22 199 £45,000 +12.50% 37
North West -3 193 £45,000 +5.88% 20
South West -17 190 £40,000 - 20
East of England -45 190 £47,000 +4.44% 18
West Midlands -24 144 £45,000 +1.12% 28
East Midlands -58 54 £39,000 -2.50% 10
North East 0 12 £26,100 -25.42% 5
Midlands +10 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Unix
UK

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 4386 (66.12%) Linux
2 2374 (35.79%) SQL
3 2275 (34.30%) Windows
4 2235 (33.70%) Java
5 1913 (28.84%) Finance
6 1767 (26.64%) Oracle
7 1538 (23.19%) Python
8 1464 (22.07%) Agile Software Development
9 1007 (15.18%) Degree
10 985 (14.85%) Shell Script
11 961 (14.49%) DevOps
12 905 (13.64%) Perl
13 870 (13.12%) C++
14 856 (12.91%) Puppet
15 821 (12.38%) Banking
16 755 (11.38%) JavaScript
17 739 (11.14%) ITIL
18 716 (10.79%) VMware
19 690 (10.40%) SQL Server
20 686 (10.34%) Bash Shell
21 684 (10.31%) Microsoft
22 675 (10.18%) Software Engineering
23 663 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
24 658 (9.92%) MySQL
25 643 (9.69%) Red Hat
26 642 (9.68%) Solaris
27 635 (9.57%) Amazon AWS
28 633 (9.54%) Firewall
29 612 (9.23%) Jenkins
30 598 (9.02%) Analytical Skills

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
1 434 (6.54%) Apache
2 395 (5.96%) Tomcat
3 392 (5.91%) WebLogic
4 344 (5.19%) JBoss
5 311 (4.69%) WebSphere
6 210 (3.17%) OpenStack
7 203 (3.06%) IIS
8 136 (2.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 117 (1.76%) MS Exchange
10 113 (1.70%) CloudStack
11 104 (1.57%) SharePoint
12 99 (1.49%) Apache Spark
13 69 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
14 68 (1.03%) Confluence
15 59 (0.89%) CMS
16 58 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
17 55 (0.83%) Jetty
18 52 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
19 50 (0.75%) Oracle Service Bus
20 47 (0.71%) Alfresco
Applications
1 124 (1.87%) Microsoft Office
2 104 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 58 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 33 (0.50%) MS Visio
5 17 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
6 11 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.11%) SPSS
8 4 (0.060%) EngageOne
9 2 (0.030%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (0.030%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.015%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.015%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.015%) GNU Octave
10 1 (0.015%) Maya
10 1 (0.015%) NUKE
10 1 (0.015%) Simulink
10 1 (0.015%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 89 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
2 59 (0.89%) Oracle EBS R12
3 37 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
4 33 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 22 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
6 16 (0.24%) Magento
7 14 (0.21%) Teamcenter
8 13 (0.20%) Oracle 11i
8 13 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
8 13 (0.20%) Temenos T24
9 12 (0.18%) assyst
9 12 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
10 11 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
10 11 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
11 10 (0.15%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
11 10 (0.15%) Sage X3
12 9 (0.14%) Northgate Housing
12 9 (0.14%) SAP SD
13 8 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
13 8 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 635 (9.57%) Amazon AWS
2 293 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 180 (2.71%) SaaS
4 95 (1.43%) PaaS
5 92 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
6 91 (1.37%) IaaS
7 89 (1.34%) GitHub
8 71 (1.07%) Office 365
9 64 (0.96%) CloudBees
10 63 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
11 28 (0.42%) G Suite
12 26 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
12 26 (0.39%) Amazon S3
13 24 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
13 24 (0.36%) OpenShift
14 21 (0.32%) Slack
15 11 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
16 8 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
16 8 (0.12%) AWS Lambda
16 8 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 633 (9.54%) Firewall
2 570 (8.59%) TCP/IP
3 327 (4.93%) SAN
4 322 (4.85%) DNS
5 275 (4.15%) Internet
6 236 (3.56%) HTTP
7 222 (3.35%) WAN
8 219 (3.30%) Network Security
9 210 (3.17%) LAN
10 200 (3.02%) VPN
11 183 (2.76%) SSL
12 177 (2.67%) LDAP
13 142 (2.14%) BGP
14 135 (2.04%) DHCP
15 129 (1.94%) OSPF
16 127 (1.91%) Intrusion Detection
17 121 (1.82%) NAS
18 105 (1.58%) MPLS
19 91 (1.37%) FTP
20 87 (1.31%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 690 (10.40%) SQL Server
2 658 (9.92%) MySQL
3 496 (7.48%) Relational Database
4 481 (7.25%) Oracle Database
5 250 (3.77%) NoSQL
6 247 (3.72%) RDBMS
7 228 (3.44%) MongoDB
8 196 (2.95%) Oracle Database 11g
9 167 (2.52%) Big Data
10 163 (2.46%) Hadoop
11 162 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
12 141 (2.13%) DB2
13 131 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
14 125 (1.88%) Oracle Database 12c
15 114 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
16 78 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
16 78 (1.18%) KDB
17 64 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 61 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
19 58 (0.87%) Redis
Development Applications
1 612 (9.23%) Jenkins
2 588 (8.86%) Git (software)
3 357 (5.38%) Selenium
4 351 (5.29%) Subversion
5 350 (5.28%) JIRA
6 281 (4.24%) Maven
7 238 (3.59%) JUnit
8 166 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 166 (2.50%) Cucumber
9 155 (2.34%) Ant
10 139 (2.10%) HP UFT
11 131 (1.97%) Vagrant
12 127 (1.91%) TeamCity
13 103 (1.55%) Gradle
14 94 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
15 85 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
16 84 (1.27%) Hudson
17 80 (1.21%) GoCD
18 75 (1.13%) Oracle Forms
19 73 (1.10%) Eclipse
General
1 1913 (28.84%) Finance
2 821 (12.38%) Banking
3 360 (5.43%) Investment Banking
4 344 (5.19%) Telecoms
5 319 (4.81%) Front Office
6 217 (3.27%) Retail
7 127 (1.91%) Financial Institution
8 109 (1.64%) Marketing
9 97 (1.46%) Manufacturing
10 87 (1.31%) Games
11 81 (1.22%) Back Office
12 78 (1.18%) Electronics
13 73 (1.10%) Legal
14 66 (1.00%) Advertising
15 61 (0.92%) Law
16 59 (0.89%) French Language
17 40 (0.60%) Publishing
18 37 (0.56%) German Language
19 33 (0.50%) Aerospace
19 33 (0.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1460 (22.01%) Developer
2 852 (12.84%) Analyst
3 546 (8.23%) Java Developer
4 469 (7.07%) DevOps Engineer
5 441 (6.65%) Administrator
6 422 (6.36%) Applications Support
7 386 (5.82%) Linux Engineer
8 346 (5.22%) Support Analyst
9 340 (5.13%) Consultant
10 316 (4.76%) Unix Engineer
11 284 (4.28%) C++ Developer
12 279 (4.21%) Support Engineer
13 262 (3.95%) Software Engineer
14 253 (3.81%) Architect
15 242 (3.65%) Systems Administrator
16 229 (3.45%) Senior Developer
17 222 (3.35%) Network Engineer
18 215 (3.24%) Linux Administrator
19 205 (3.09%) DBA
20 188 (2.83%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 580 (8.74%) HTML
2 573 (8.64%) XML
3 564 (8.50%) Web Services
4 471 (7.10%) Spring
5 438 (6.60%) .NET
6 397 (5.99%) CSS
7 344 (5.19%) J2EE
8 315 (4.75%) Middleware
9 312 (4.70%) SOAP
10 273 (4.12%) REST
11 208 (3.14%) Hibernate
12 198 (2.99%) FIX Protocol
13 187 (2.82%) AngularJS
14 177 (2.67%) HTML5
15 174 (2.62%) JSON
16 166 (2.50%) RESTful
17 160 (2.41%) JMS
18 146 (2.20%) jQuery
19 132 (1.99%) JSP
20 123 (1.85%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 598 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
2 568 (8.56%) Computer Science
3 406 (6.12%) Data Centre
4 334 (5.04%) Management Information System
5 243 (3.66%) Equities
6 204 (3.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 197 (2.97%) Derivative
8 196 (2.95%) Algorithms
9 190 (2.86%) Fixed Income
10 171 (2.58%) Linux Command Line
11 162 (2.44%) Fintech
12 144 (2.17%) Clustering
13 117 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
14 111 (1.67%) Data Structures
15 95 (1.43%) Client/Server
16 94 (1.42%) Hedge funds
17 91 (1.37%) Security Operations Centre
18 85 (1.28%) Replication
19 80 (1.21%) Greenfield Project
20 75 (1.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4386 (66.12%) Linux
2 2275 (34.30%) Windows
3 642 (9.68%) Solaris
4 493 (7.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 430 (6.48%) Windows Server
6 253 (3.81%) AIX
7 186 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 180 (2.71%) CentOS
9 163 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 142 (2.14%) Android
11 140 (2.11%) Ubuntu
12 125 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
13 113 (1.70%) HPUX
14 109 (1.64%) Mac OS X
15 95 (1.43%) Apple iOS
16 89 (1.34%) Debian
17 78 (1.18%) CoreOS
18 59 (0.89%) SUSE
19 58 (0.87%) Windows 2000
20 43 (0.65%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1464 (22.07%) Agile Software Development
2 961 (14.49%) DevOps
3 739 (11.14%) ITIL
4 675 (10.18%) Software Engineering
5 663 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 597 (9.00%) Configuration Management
7 534 (8.05%) Scrum
8 469 (7.07%) OO
9 402 (6.06%) SDLC
10 375 (5.65%) Open Source
11 360 (5.43%) TDD
12 344 (5.19%) Information Security
13 339 (5.11%) Performance Tuning
14 316 (4.76%) Mentoring
15 311 (4.69%) Multithreading
16 303 (4.57%) Disaster Recovery
17 302 (4.55%) SOA
18 297 (4.48%) Project Management
19 284 (4.28%) Continuous Delivery
19 284 (4.28%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2374 (35.79%) SQL
2 2235 (33.70%) Java
3 1538 (23.19%) Python
4 985 (14.85%) Shell Script
5 905 (13.64%) Perl
6 870 (13.12%) C++
7 755 (11.38%) JavaScript
8 686 (10.34%) Bash Shell
9 517 (7.79%) Ruby
10 453 (6.83%) C
11 431 (6.50%) C#
12 397 (5.99%) PHP
13 372 (5.61%) PL/SQL
14 356 (5.37%) PowerShell
15 143 (2.16%) VB
16 124 (1.87%) Scala
17 83 (1.25%) Groovy
18 73 (1.10%) Go
19 55 (0.83%) T-SQL
20 49 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1007 (15.18%) Degree
2 400 (6.03%) Security Cleared
3 232 (3.50%) SC Cleared
4 211 (3.18%) Cisco Certification
5 180 (2.71%) CISSP
6 138 (2.08%) CCNA
7 136 (2.05%) DV Cleared
8 129 (1.94%) CCNP
9 112 (1.69%) CISM
10 97 (1.46%) SANS
11 92 (1.39%) GCIA
12 91 (1.37%) GCIH
13 79 (1.19%) CEH
14 76 (1.15%) ISEB
15 72 (1.09%) ISTQB
16 71 (1.07%) GIAC
17 60 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
18 53 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
19 50 (0.75%) Oracle Certification
20 48 (0.72%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 406 (6.12%) QA
2 250 (3.77%) SLA
3 87 (1.31%) PCI DSS
4 62 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 56 (0.84%) Data Quality
6 50 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 23 (0.35%) PMO
8 21 (0.32%) MiFID
9 18 (0.27%) COBIT
10 17 (0.26%) ISO27002
10 17 (0.26%) SDET
11 9 (0.14%) ISO 9000
12 6 (0.090%) Dodd-Frank
12 6 (0.090%) GPG13
12 6 (0.090%) ISO 9001
13 5 (0.075%) EMIR
14 4 (0.060%) ISO22301
14 4 (0.060%) SEPA
14 4 (0.060%) Solvency II
14 4 (0.060%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 471 (7.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 364 (5.49%) Active Directory
3 355 (5.35%) Docker
4 183 (2.76%) vSphere
5 137 (2.07%) XenServer
6 136 (2.05%) Hyper-V
7 131 (1.97%) Xen
8 84 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
9 71 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
10 66 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
11 63 (0.95%) NFS
12 55 (0.83%) Snort
13 53 (0.80%) XenApp
14 49 (0.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 48 (0.72%) Samba
16 46 (0.69%) VMware ESX
17 38 (0.57%) Firmware
17 38 (0.57%) HDFS
18 29 (0.44%) KVM
19 28 (0.42%) iptables
Systems Management
1 856 (12.91%) Puppet
2 567 (8.55%) Opscode Chef
3 491 (7.40%) Ansible
4 293 (4.42%) Nagios
5 188 (2.83%) Tivoli
6 117 (1.76%) Cobbler
7 110 (1.66%) Kubernetes
8 105 (1.58%) Oracle RMAN
9 82 (1.24%) Graphite
10 78 (1.18%) Data Guard
11 72 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 68 (1.03%) SCCM
13 67 (1.01%) Control-M
14 65 (0.98%) SCOM
15 62 (0.93%) NetBackup
16 59 (0.89%) Salt
17 58 (0.87%) Terraform
18 55 (0.83%) Red Hat Satellite
19 49 (0.74%) ITRS Geneos
20 42 (0.63%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 1767 (26.64%) Oracle
2 716 (10.79%) VMware
3 684 (10.31%) Microsoft
4 643 (9.69%) Red Hat
5 458 (6.90%) Cisco
6 328 (4.94%) IBM
7 271 (4.09%) HP
8 198 (2.99%) Citrix
9 193 (2.91%) Juniper
10 190 (2.86%) NetApp
11 189 (2.85%) Sybase
12 184 (2.77%) CheckPoint
13 167 (2.52%) Sun
14 163 (2.46%) F5
15 162 (2.44%) SAP
16 155 (2.34%) Splunk
17 145 (2.19%) Palo Alto
18 137 (2.07%) Google
19 117 (1.76%) Veritas
20 116 (1.75%) EMC
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 60,000
Posted: 32 minutes ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 16 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Flexible environment + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: competitive salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 56 minutes ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Cool benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + Annual bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Bluetownonline
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Amazing Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £80,000 to £110,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Pension contribution, discretionary
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Bond Mckenzie
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum plus guaranteed min. 20%+ bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday