Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
UK > England
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 101 97 73
Rank change year-on-year -4 -24 -11
Permanent jobs citing Unix 4,138 5,209 7,030
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.16% 3.30% 4.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.80% 14.31% 16.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2,846 3,834 4,908
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 29,984 36,389 41,530
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 22.88% 23.06% 24.94%
Number of salaries quoted 23,834 29,420 34,038
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £45,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.21% +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 19 August 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 19 August 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 -13 1,919 £70,000 +7.69% 215
North of England +62 755 £48,500 +7.78% 86
South East -22 667 £52,000 +4.00% 114
Yorkshire +71 453 £52,250 +10.00% 35
Midlands +29 317 £41,500 -7.78% 70
South West +2 313 £42,500 -4.49% 52
North West -6 241 £45,000 +5.88% 41
West Midlands +42 240 £42,500 -15.00% 41
East of England -52 165 £50,000 -13.04% 52
East Midlands +4 77 £37,500 -6.25% 29
North East +52 61 £45,024 +20.06% 10
Unix
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 2,811 (67.93%) Linux
2 1,488 (35.96%) Python
3 1,395 (33.71%) SQL
4 1,205 (29.12%) Windows
5 1,127 (27.24%) Java
6 993 (24.00%) Finance
7 922 (22.28%) Agile Software Development
8 896 (21.65%) Bash Shell
9 881 (21.29%) Amazon AWS
10 853 (20.61%) Oracle
11 810 (19.57%) DevOps
12 764 (18.46%) Perl
13 634 (15.32%) Firewall
14 604 (14.60%) Microsoft Azure
15 551 (13.32%) Cisco
16 550 (13.29%) DNS
16 550 (13.29%) Git (software)
17 548 (13.24%) Problem-Solving
18 515 (12.45%) Docker
18 515 (12.45%) Jenkins
19 507 (12.25%) Cisco Certification
20 503 (12.16%) Ansible
21 500 (12.08%) ITIL
22 487 (11.77%) Degree
23 458 (11.07%) Management Information System
24 456 (11.02%) JavaScript
25 451 (10.90%) SQL Server
26 444 (10.73%) WAN
27 439 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
28 432 (10.44%) CCNA

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
1 178 (4.30%) Apache Spark
2 134 (3.24%) Apache
3 112 (2.71%) Confluence
4 97 (2.34%) WebLogic
5 95 (2.30%) Tomcat
6 92 (2.22%) WebSphere
7 90 (2.17%) JBoss
8 76 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
9 68 (1.64%) IIS
10 63 (1.52%) SAS
11 59 (1.43%) SharePoint
12 39 (0.94%) nginx
12 39 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 39 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
13 33 (0.80%) Apache Solr
14 29 (0.70%) IBM Notes
15 28 (0.68%) Apache Pig
16 26 (0.63%) OpenStack
17 19 (0.46%) MS Exchange
17 19 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 82 (1.98%) Microsoft Office
2 36 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 25 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (0.19%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.12%) CATIA
5 5 (0.12%) LaTeX
6 4 (0.097%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.048%) FileZilla
7 2 (0.048%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.048%) SPSS
8 1 (0.024%) Abaqus
8 1 (0.024%) HipChat
8 1 (0.024%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.024%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 41 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
2 36 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
3 34 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
4 30 (0.72%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 28 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
6 13 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
7 12 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
8 10 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
8 10 (0.24%) SAP Hybris
9 7 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
10 6 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
10 6 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
10 6 (0.14%) SimCorp Dimension
11 5 (0.12%) ENOVIA
11 5 (0.12%) Oracle Assets
11 5 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
12 4 (0.097%) Cisco SocialMiner
12 4 (0.097%) Markit EDM
12 4 (0.097%) Oracle Cash Management
12 4 (0.097%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 881 (21.29%) Amazon AWS
2 604 (14.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 288 (6.96%) Google Cloud Platform
4 121 (2.92%) SaaS
5 105 (2.54%) PaaS
6 87 (2.10%) IaaS
7 79 (1.91%) Office 365
8 78 (1.88%) Amazon EC2
9 73 (1.76%) GitHub
10 68 (1.64%) Serverless
11 56 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
11 56 (1.35%) OpenShift
12 55 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
13 54 (1.30%) Amazon S3
14 48 (1.16%) AWS Lambda
15 45 (1.09%) Azure Stack
15 45 (1.09%) OneDrive
16 44 (1.06%) Amazon ECS
16 44 (1.06%) Power Platform
17 35 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 634 (15.32%) Firewall
2 550 (13.29%) DNS
3 444 (10.73%) WAN
4 416 (10.05%) Network Security
5 404 (9.76%) IPsec
6 401 (9.69%) VPN
7 393 (9.50%) NetScaler
8 391 (9.45%) BGP
8 391 (9.45%) OSPF
9 370 (8.94%) Broadband
10 367 (8.87%) MPLS
11 359 (8.68%) Cisco ASA
12 358 (8.65%) SMTP
13 344 (8.31%) Cisco Nexus
14 336 (8.12%) ADSL
14 336 (8.12%) RIP
15 316 (7.64%) TCP/IP
16 141 (3.41%) DHCP
17 137 (3.31%) SAN
18 133 (3.21%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 451 (10.90%) SQL Server
2 341 (8.24%) MySQL
3 277 (6.69%) Hadoop
4 259 (6.26%) Big Data
5 257 (6.21%) Oracle Database
6 252 (6.09%) Relational Database
7 195 (4.71%) NoSQL
8 179 (4.33%) MongoDB
9 160 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
10 149 (3.60%) PostgreSQL
11 114 (2.75%) Apache Hive
12 105 (2.54%) RDBMS
13 80 (1.93%) Amazon Redshift
14 76 (1.84%) Oracle Reports
15 57 (1.38%) Amazon RDS
16 56 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
16 56 (1.35%) Pentaho
17 51 (1.23%) HBase
17 51 (1.23%) Redis
18 48 (1.16%) DB2
Development Applications
1 550 (13.29%) Git (software)
2 515 (12.45%) Jenkins
3 321 (7.76%) JIRA
4 152 (3.67%) Maven
5 149 (3.60%) Selenium
6 116 (2.80%) Subversion
7 111 (2.68%) TeamCity
8 101 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 100 (2.42%) Bitbucket
10 92 (2.22%) Cucumber
11 75 (1.81%) Oracle Forms
12 61 (1.47%) JMeter
12 61 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
13 59 (1.43%) Visual Studio
14 55 (1.33%) Artifactory
14 55 (1.33%) GoCD
14 55 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
15 52 (1.26%) Travis CI
16 45 (1.09%) IBM UrbanCode
17 44 (1.06%) Gradle
General
1 993 (24.00%) Finance
2 306 (7.39%) Banking
3 195 (4.71%) Telecoms
4 172 (4.16%) Retail
5 148 (3.58%) Front Office
6 119 (2.88%) Investment Banking
7 109 (2.63%) Manufacturing
8 102 (2.46%) Public Sector
9 78 (1.88%) Marketing
10 72 (1.74%) Games
11 63 (1.52%) Back Office
12 59 (1.43%) Electronics
13 58 (1.40%) Legal
14 48 (1.16%) Law
15 42 (1.01%) Aerospace
16 31 (0.75%) Financial Institution
17 27 (0.65%) Billing
18 25 (0.60%) Advertising
19 17 (0.41%) Military
20 11 (0.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 750 (18.12%) Developer
2 470 (11.36%) Analyst
3 352 (8.51%) Network Engineer
4 321 (7.76%) Applications Support
5 318 (7.68%) DevOps Engineer
6 312 (7.54%) Security Engineer
7 286 (6.91%) Support Engineer
8 249 (6.02%) Administrator
9 229 (5.53%) Linux Engineer
10 223 (5.39%) Network Security Engineer
11 218 (5.27%) Support Analyst
12 210 (5.07%) Software Engineer
13 206 (4.98%) Java Developer
14 172 (4.16%) Consultant
15 142 (3.43%) Cisco Engineer
16 139 (3.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
17 135 (3.26%) Cisco Security Engineer
18 133 (3.21%) AWS Engineer
18 133 (3.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 131 (3.17%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (6.52%) Web Services
2 240 (5.80%) XML
3 179 (4.33%) HTML
4 161 (3.89%) .NET
5 159 (3.84%) FIX Protocol
6 149 (3.60%) Spring
7 147 (3.55%) Node.js
8 135 (3.26%) SOAP
9 131 (3.17%) CSS
10 118 (2.85%) RESTful
11 113 (2.73%) JSON
12 112 (2.71%) REST
13 97 (2.34%) AngularJS
14 93 (2.25%) Spring Boot
15 87 (2.10%) J2EE
15 87 (2.10%) React
16 78 (1.88%) Kafka
17 73 (1.76%) Middleware
18 71 (1.72%) LDAP
19 69 (1.67%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 458 (11.07%) Management Information System
2 350 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
3 197 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
4 166 (4.01%) Data Centre
5 128 (3.09%) Public Cloud
6 125 (3.02%) Fixed Income
7 121 (2.92%) Equities
8 120 (2.90%) Algorithms
9 106 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
10 90 (2.17%) Client/Server
11 79 (1.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 75 (1.81%) Mainframe
13 73 (1.76%) Data Protection Act
14 72 (1.74%) Data Structures
14 72 (1.74%) Hedge funds
15 71 (1.72%) Replication
16 63 (1.52%) Mobile App
17 57 (1.38%) Derivative
18 56 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
19 53 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2,811 (67.93%) Linux
2 1,205 (29.12%) Windows
3 194 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 166 (4.01%) Windows Server
5 148 (3.58%) Solaris
6 145 (3.50%) AIX
7 119 (2.88%) CentOS
8 95 (2.30%) Mac OS
9 87 (2.10%) Ubuntu
10 64 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
11 58 (1.40%) Apple iOS
12 51 (1.23%) Android
13 49 (1.18%) Debian
14 43 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
15 37 (0.89%) Windows 7
16 33 (0.80%) HPUX
17 31 (0.75%) Windows 10
18 26 (0.63%) CoreOS
18 26 (0.63%) MVS
19 25 (0.60%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 922 (22.28%) Agile Software Development
2 810 (19.57%) DevOps
3 548 (13.24%) Problem-Solving
4 500 (12.08%) ITIL
5 439 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
6 432 (10.44%) Service Delivery
7 413 (9.98%) Software Engineering
8 359 (8.68%) Network Design
9 352 (8.51%) Product Management
10 351 (8.48%) Change Control
11 332 (8.02%) Network Management
12 273 (6.60%) Analytics
13 266 (6.43%) Test Automation
14 265 (6.40%) Computer Science
15 259 (6.26%) Scrum
16 249 (6.02%) Configuration Management
17 243 (5.87%) SDLC
18 212 (5.12%) Fintech
19 210 (5.07%) Cybersecurity
20 208 (5.03%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1,488 (35.96%) Python
2 1,395 (33.71%) SQL
3 1,127 (27.24%) Java
4 896 (21.65%) Bash Shell
5 764 (18.46%) Perl
6 456 (11.02%) JavaScript
7 340 (8.22%) C++
8 324 (7.83%) Shell Script
9 305 (7.37%) PowerShell
10 269 (6.50%) PHP
11 221 (5.34%) C#
12 219 (5.29%) PL/SQL
13 206 (4.98%) Ruby
14 204 (4.93%) C
15 120 (2.90%) Scala
16 72 (1.74%) Go
17 61 (1.47%) Java 8
18 60 (1.45%) Korn
19 42 (1.01%) R
20 41 (0.99%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 507 (12.25%) Cisco Certification
2 487 (11.77%) Degree
3 432 (10.44%) CCNA
4 423 (10.22%) CCNP
5 310 (7.49%) Security Cleared
6 138 (3.33%) SC Cleared
7 135 (3.26%) DV Cleared
8 119 (2.88%) Computer Science Degree
9 72 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
10 64 (1.55%) RHCE
11 55 (1.33%) MCSE
12 52 (1.26%) CISSP
13 35 (0.85%) MCP
14 34 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 30 (0.72%) CCA
16 29 (0.70%) Master's Degree
17 26 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
17 26 (0.63%) PhD
18 25 (0.60%) AWS Certification
18 25 (0.60%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 378 (9.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 331 (8.00%) ISO 9001
3 300 (7.25%) QA
4 144 (3.48%) SLA
5 54 (1.30%) GDPR
6 48 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 39 (0.94%) PCI DSS
8 30 (0.72%) Data Quality
9 20 (0.48%) COBIT
10 19 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 12 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 15288
11 12 (0.29%) NIST
12 11 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 10 (0.24%) Solvency II
14 9 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
15 4 (0.097%) COSO
16 2 (0.048%) HIPAA
16 2 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 27005
16 2 (0.048%) PMO
16 2 (0.048%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 515 (12.45%) Docker
2 234 (5.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 231 (5.58%) Active Directory
4 84 (2.03%) Hyper-V
5 67 (1.62%) Oracle RAC
6 65 (1.57%) XenApp
7 56 (1.35%) XenDesktop
8 45 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
9 39 (0.94%) HDFS
10 35 (0.85%) Firmware
11 33 (0.80%) vSphere
12 28 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
13 25 (0.60%) NFS
13 25 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
14 20 (0.48%) Job Entry Subsystem
15 16 (0.39%) Snort
16 15 (0.36%) Apache Flume
17 14 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 12 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 12 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 503 (12.16%) Ansible
2 416 (10.05%) Nagios
3 383 (9.26%) Puppet
4 349 (8.43%) FortiGate
5 324 (7.83%) Opscode Chef
6 311 (7.52%) Kubernetes
7 245 (5.92%) Terraform
8 66 (1.59%) SCCM
9 55 (1.33%) SCOM
10 45 (1.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 45 (1.09%) SCOrch
11 44 (1.06%) Consul
12 39 (0.94%) Rundeck
13 37 (0.89%) Automic
14 36 (0.87%) Kibana
14 36 (0.87%) NetBackup
15 34 (0.82%) Graphite
16 33 (0.80%) WSUS
17 30 (0.72%) ITRS Geneos
18 29 (0.70%) Oozie
Vendors
1 853 (20.61%) Oracle
2 551 (13.32%) Cisco
3 402 (9.71%) Microsoft
4 358 (8.65%) VMware
5 347 (8.39%) Fortinet
6 272 (6.57%) Palo Alto
7 208 (5.03%) Google
8 201 (4.86%) Red Hat
9 178 (4.30%) HP
10 177 (4.28%) Splunk
11 167 (4.04%) Citrix
12 159 (3.84%) IBM
13 107 (2.59%) ServiceNow
14 103 (2.49%) SAP
15 91 (2.20%) Cloudera
16 90 (2.17%) Atlassian
17 73 (1.76%) NetApp
18 66 (1.59%) Sun
19 61 (1.47%) Juniper
20 60 (1.45%) Dell