Period
to 24 February 2018

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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
UK > England
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 65 49
Rank change year-on-year -10 -16 -8
Permanent jobs citing Unix 6,142 7,172 10,434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.75% 4.33% 5.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.37% 17.86% 19.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4,608 5,544 8,414
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 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £83,750
UK median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.00% - -

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 39,970 40,161 52,262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 24.38% 24.23% 26.33%
Number of salaries quoted 33,119 33,986 44,525
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £72,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% - +2.35%

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 24 February 2018.

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 24 February 2018. 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 -7 3,064 £65,000 +8.33% 361
South East -30 1,195 £47,500 -5.00% 131
North of England -18 753 £46,500 +9.41% 103
North West +17 494 £47,500 +11.76% 55
East of England -19 433 £56,250 +25.00% 104
South West -3 369 £40,750 -4.12% 59
Midlands -53 338 £45,000 +5.88% 62
Yorkshire -51 225 £42,000 -1.18% 43
West Midlands -60 197 £45,000 +3.45% 32
East Midlands -13 141 £45,000 +15.38% 29
North East -47 34 £41,500 +31.75% 5
Unix
UK

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, 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 3,855 (62.76%) Linux
2 2,305 (37.53%) SQL
3 2,049 (33.36%) Finance
4 2,026 (32.99%) Windows
5 1,970 (32.07%) Java
6 1,590 (25.89%) Agile Software Development
7 1,550 (25.24%) Oracle
8 1,513 (24.63%) Python
9 1,072 (17.45%) DevOps
10 1,016 (16.54%) Banking
11 871 (14.18%) JavaScript
12 856 (13.94%) Amazon AWS
13 853 (13.89%) Degree
14 773 (12.59%) Git (software)
15 765 (12.46%) Shell Script
16 764 (12.44%) Bash Shell
17 741 (12.06%) Perl
18 712 (11.59%) C++
19 686 (11.17%) ITIL
20 683 (11.12%) Microsoft
21 654 (10.65%) Jenkins
22 648 (10.55%) Continuous Integration
23 643 (10.47%) Puppet
24 642 (10.45%) HTML
25 626 (10.19%) Computer Science
26 613 (9.98%) MySQL
27 606 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
28 591 (9.62%) Software Engineering
29 583 (9.49%) Web Services
30 582 (9.48%) Docker

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
1 403 (6.56%) Apache
2 384 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 236 (3.84%) WebSphere
4 170 (2.77%) IIS
5 167 (2.72%) WebLogic
6 147 (2.39%) JBoss
7 142 (2.31%) OpenStack
8 129 (2.10%) Apache Spark
9 122 (1.99%) Confluence
10 111 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
11 87 (1.42%) nginx
12 70 (1.14%) CMS
13 68 (1.11%) SharePoint
14 66 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 57 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
16 50 (0.81%) SAS
17 46 (0.75%) Apache Solr
18 40 (0.65%) MS Exchange
19 33 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
20 32 (0.52%) CloudStack
Applications
1 112 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
2 90 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 55 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 31 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (0.15%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.098%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.065%) HipChat
8 4 (0.065%) Weka
9 3 (0.049%) Doxygen
9 3 (0.049%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.033%) Abaqus
11 1 (0.016%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.016%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.016%) CATIA
11 1 (0.016%) Final Cut Pro
11 1 (0.016%) Maya
11 1 (0.016%) NUKE
11 1 (0.016%) Siemens NX
11 1 (0.016%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 35 (0.57%) ION MarketView
2 32 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
3 28 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
4 25 (0.41%) Magento
4 25 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
5 21 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
6 16 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
7 13 (0.21%) Markit EDM
7 13 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
8 12 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
9 11 (0.18%) SimCorp Dimension
10 10 (0.16%) FLEXCUBE
10 10 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
10 10 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 10 (0.16%) ResourceLink
11 9 (0.15%) CiviCRM
12 8 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
12 8 (0.13%) TIBCO iProcess
13 7 (0.11%) RMDS
13 7 (0.11%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 856 (13.94%) Amazon AWS
2 346 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 184 (3.00%) SaaS
4 127 (2.07%) GitHub
5 121 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
6 118 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
7 99 (1.61%) PaaS
8 98 (1.60%) IaaS
9 69 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
10 66 (1.07%) Office 365
11 65 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
12 52 (0.85%) Amazon S3
12 52 (0.85%) Serverless
13 41 (0.67%) OpenShift
14 30 (0.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 28 (0.46%) npm
16 23 (0.37%) Google Compute Engine
17 21 (0.34%) DigitalOcean
18 20 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 18 (0.29%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 470 (7.65%) TCP/IP
2 455 (7.41%) Firewall
3 238 (3.87%) DNS
4 223 (3.63%) Internet
5 207 (3.37%) HTTP
6 206 (3.35%) SAN
7 167 (2.72%) Network Security
8 163 (2.65%) WAN
9 149 (2.43%) LAN
10 141 (2.30%) VPN
11 130 (2.12%) DHCP
12 87 (1.42%) SSL
13 81 (1.32%) SSH
14 73 (1.19%) VoIP
15 63 (1.03%) Wireless
16 62 (1.01%) Intrusion Detection
17 58 (0.94%) FTP
18 56 (0.91%) BGP
19 54 (0.88%) FIX Connectivity
20 52 (0.85%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 613 (9.98%) MySQL
2 579 (9.43%) SQL Server
3 532 (8.66%) Relational Database
4 472 (7.68%) Oracle Database
5 315 (5.13%) NoSQL
6 301 (4.90%) Big Data
7 266 (4.33%) RDBMS
8 210 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
9 197 (3.21%) Hadoop
9 197 (3.21%) MongoDB
10 161 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
11 142 (2.31%) Oracle Database 12c
12 112 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
13 92 (1.50%) DB2
14 79 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
15 75 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
16 73 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
17 69 (1.12%) Redis
18 62 (1.01%) Apache Hive
19 59 (0.96%) HBase
Development Applications
1 773 (12.59%) Git (software)
2 654 (10.65%) Jenkins
3 427 (6.95%) JIRA
4 298 (4.85%) Subversion
5 292 (4.75%) Maven
6 191 (3.11%) Selenium
7 187 (3.04%) JUnit
8 163 (2.65%) Cucumber
9 139 (2.26%) TeamCity
10 110 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 96 (1.56%) Eclipse
12 91 (1.48%) Gradle
13 87 (1.42%) Ant
14 86 (1.40%) Vagrant
15 72 (1.17%) SoapUI
16 66 (1.07%) Bitbucket
16 66 (1.07%) PHPUnit
17 65 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
18 63 (1.03%) Visual Studio
19 61 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2,049 (33.36%) Finance
2 1,016 (16.54%) Banking
3 518 (8.43%) Investment Banking
4 407 (6.63%) Front Office
5 263 (4.28%) Retail
6 257 (4.18%) Retail Banking
7 191 (3.11%) Telecoms
8 138 (2.25%) Financial Institution
8 138 (2.25%) Games
9 96 (1.56%) Law
10 94 (1.53%) Back Office
10 94 (1.53%) Marketing
11 84 (1.37%) Advertising
12 70 (1.14%) Legal
13 60 (0.98%) Private Banking
14 57 (0.93%) Manufacturing
15 48 (0.78%) French Language
16 39 (0.63%) German Language
17 35 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
18 34 (0.55%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,440 (23.45%) Developer
2 818 (13.32%) Analyst
3 549 (8.94%) Applications Support
4 513 (8.35%) Java Developer
5 449 (7.31%) DevOps Engineer
6 414 (6.74%) Support Analyst
7 357 (5.81%) Consultant
8 297 (4.84%) Administrator
9 288 (4.69%) Software Engineer
10 282 (4.59%) Senior Developer
11 272 (4.43%) Architect
12 269 (4.38%) Linux Engineer
13 242 (3.94%) Support Engineer
14 223 (3.63%) Applications Support Analyst
15 195 (3.17%) Systems Engineer
16 179 (2.91%) DBA
16 179 (2.91%) Software Developer
17 178 (2.90%) Systems Administrator
18 157 (2.56%) Unix Engineer
19 152 (2.47%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 642 (10.45%) HTML
2 583 (9.49%) Web Services
3 484 (7.88%) CSS
4 461 (7.51%) XML
5 385 (6.27%) Spring
6 382 (6.22%) REST
7 328 (5.34%) Middleware
8 322 (5.24%) .NET
9 305 (4.97%) AngularJS
10 293 (4.77%) J2EE
11 290 (4.72%) FIX Protocol
12 259 (4.22%) jQuery
13 241 (3.92%) SOAP
14 240 (3.91%) HTML5
15 208 (3.39%) JSON
16 201 (3.27%) Node.js
17 200 (3.26%) RESTful
18 187 (3.04%) React
19 156 (2.54%) Kafka
20 155 (2.52%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 626 (10.19%) Computer Science
2 606 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
3 321 (5.23%) Linux Command Line
4 291 (4.74%) Data Centre
5 277 (4.51%) Equities
6 266 (4.33%) Fintech
7 231 (3.76%) Fixed Income
8 224 (3.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 199 (3.24%) Management Information System
10 196 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
11 179 (2.91%) Algorithms
12 154 (2.51%) Derivative
13 118 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
14 105 (1.71%) Clustering
15 103 (1.68%) Hedge funds
16 98 (1.60%) User Experience
17 83 (1.35%) Mainframe
18 68 (1.11%) Data Structures
19 62 (1.01%) Public Cloud
20 61 (0.99%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3,855 (62.76%) Linux
2 2,026 (32.99%) Windows
3 454 (7.39%) Solaris
4 360 (5.86%) Windows Server
5 285 (4.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 221 (3.60%) AIX
7 161 (2.62%) CentOS
8 119 (1.94%) HPUX
9 106 (1.73%) Android
10 101 (1.64%) Apple iOS
11 99 (1.61%) Ubuntu
12 94 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
13 81 (1.32%) Debian
14 76 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
15 67 (1.09%) Mac OS X
16 58 (0.94%) Oracle Linux
17 53 (0.86%) SUSE
18 52 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
19 49 (0.80%) Windows 10
19 49 (0.80%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,590 (25.89%) Agile Software Development
2 1,072 (17.45%) DevOps
3 686 (11.17%) ITIL
4 648 (10.55%) Continuous Integration
5 591 (9.62%) Software Engineering
6 525 (8.55%) Test Automation
7 482 (7.85%) Scrum
8 478 (7.78%) Open Source
9 454 (7.39%) OO
10 432 (7.03%) Configuration Management
11 424 (6.90%) TDD
12 317 (5.16%) Information Security
13 307 (5.00%) Mentoring
14 306 (4.98%) SDLC
15 304 (4.95%) Wealth Management
16 295 (4.80%) Asset Management
17 286 (4.66%) Analytics
18 268 (4.36%) Incident Management
19 264 (4.30%) Microservices
20 254 (4.14%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2,305 (37.53%) SQL
2 1,970 (32.07%) Java
3 1,513 (24.63%) Python
4 871 (14.18%) JavaScript
5 765 (12.46%) Shell Script
6 764 (12.44%) Bash Shell
7 741 (12.06%) Perl
8 712 (11.59%) C++
9 443 (7.21%) PHP
10 398 (6.48%) Ruby
11 397 (6.46%) C#
12 380 (6.19%) PowerShell
13 361 (5.88%) C
14 297 (4.84%) PL/SQL
15 202 (3.29%) Scala
16 85 (1.38%) Groovy
17 83 (1.35%) VB
18 79 (1.29%) T-SQL
19 73 (1.19%) Korn
19 73 (1.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 853 (13.89%) Degree
2 317 (5.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 288 (4.69%) Security Cleared
4 215 (3.50%) CISSP
5 169 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
6 161 (2.62%) SC Cleared
7 133 (2.17%) CISM
8 105 (1.71%) SANS
9 103 (1.68%) DV Cleared
10 101 (1.64%) CCNA
11 83 (1.35%) CCNP
11 83 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
12 81 (1.32%) GIAC
13 74 (1.20%) CISA
14 59 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
15 58 (0.94%) ISTQB
16 52 (0.85%) CEH
16 52 (0.85%) CREST Certified
17 42 (0.68%) SSCP
18 40 (0.65%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 335 (5.45%) QA
2 175 (2.85%) SLA
3 112 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 89 (1.45%) PCI DSS
5 59 (0.96%) Data Quality
6 49 (0.80%) COBIT
7 40 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 39 (0.63%) GDPR
9 31 (0.50%) GCP
10 29 (0.47%) ISO 9001
11 27 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 17 (0.28%) PMO
13 15 (0.24%) SEPA
14 14 (0.23%) ISO 20022
14 14 (0.23%) ISO 8583
15 11 (0.18%) Solvency II
16 8 (0.13%) ISO 22301
17 7 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 7 (0.11%) MiFID
18 4 (0.065%) GPG13
System Software
1 582 (9.48%) Docker
2 322 (5.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 312 (5.08%) Active Directory
4 93 (1.51%) Virtual Machines
5 86 (1.40%) Hyper-V
6 67 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
7 59 (0.96%) vSphere
8 54 (0.88%) NFS
9 52 (0.85%) Ceph
10 49 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
11 45 (0.73%) Samba
12 33 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
12 33 (0.54%) Xen
13 31 (0.50%) VMware NSX
14 29 (0.47%) KVM
15 27 (0.44%) Apache Flume
16 25 (0.41%) Varnish
17 23 (0.37%) HDFS
17 23 (0.37%) iptables
18 19 (0.31%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 643 (10.47%) Puppet
2 489 (7.96%) Opscode Chef
3 481 (7.83%) Ansible
4 167 (2.72%) Kubernetes
5 162 (2.64%) Terraform
6 145 (2.36%) Nagios
7 88 (1.43%) Tivoli
8 66 (1.07%) Oracle RMAN
9 64 (1.04%) Data Guard
10 54 (0.88%) Nessus
11 51 (0.83%) Cobbler
12 48 (0.78%) Salt
13 46 (0.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 43 (0.70%) SCCM
15 41 (0.67%) vRealize
16 40 (0.65%) Hadoop YARN
17 39 (0.63%) Red Hat Satellite
18 37 (0.60%) Control-M
18 37 (0.60%) SCOM
19 36 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1,550 (25.24%) Oracle
2 683 (11.12%) Microsoft
3 480 (7.82%) VMware
4 412 (6.71%) Red Hat
5 274 (4.46%) Cisco
6 237 (3.86%) IBM
7 231 (3.76%) Sybase
8 201 (3.27%) HP
9 169 (2.75%) Splunk
10 132 (2.15%) Google
11 118 (1.92%) ServiceNow
12 117 (1.90%) Citrix
13 116 (1.89%) Juniper
14 105 (1.71%) F5
15 99 (1.61%) CheckPoint
15 99 (1.61%) SAP
16 88 (1.43%) Bloomberg
16 88 (1.43%) NetApp
17 81 (1.32%) Sun
18 74 (1.20%) Informatica