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

Unix
UK / England
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 59 47
Rank change year-on-year -11 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Unix 3216 4515 5380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.01% 4.88% 5.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.06% 18.77% 19.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2426 3544 4466
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,651 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 20027 24053 27317
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 25.00% 25.99% 26.94%
Number of salaries quoted 16792 20628 23066
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.40% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 May 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 May 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 -17 1631 £60,000 - 206
South East +5 643 £47,500 - 83
East of England -38 194 £47,250 -3.07% 38
Yorkshire -29 192 £43,000 +7.50% 35
North West -9 187 £50,000 +33.33% 33
South West -17 181 £42,500 +6.25% 25
West Midlands -11 149 £45,000 +7.78% 28
East Midlands -77 29 £41,500 +3.75% 11
North East -5 13 £30,550 +16.38% 5
Midlands +7 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Unix
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 4298 (66.20%) Linux
2 2329 (35.87%) SQL
3 2258 (34.78%) Windows
4 2200 (33.89%) Java
5 1941 (29.90%) Finance
6 1735 (26.73%) Oracle
7 1510 (23.26%) Python
8 1467 (22.60%) Agile Software Development
9 991 (15.26%) DevOps
10 978 (15.06%) Shell Script
10 978 (15.06%) Degree
11 873 (13.45%) Perl
12 872 (13.43%) Puppet
13 840 (12.94%) Banking
14 804 (12.38%) C++
15 760 (11.71%) ITIL
16 742 (11.43%) JavaScript
17 700 (10.78%) SQL Server
17 700 (10.78%) VMware
18 653 (10.06%) Bash Shell
19 651 (10.03%) Firewall
20 650 (10.01%) Amazon AWS
21 649 (10.00%) Microsoft
22 644 (9.92%) Continuous Integration
23 627 (9.66%) Solaris
24 626 (9.64%) MySQL
24 626 (9.64%) Software Engineering
25 609 (9.38%) Red Hat
26 600 (9.24%) Jenkins
27 597 (9.20%) 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
1 448 (6.90%) Apache
2 430 (6.62%) Tomcat
3 396 (6.10%) WebLogic
4 347 (5.35%) JBoss
5 307 (4.73%) WebSphere
6 211 (3.25%) OpenStack
7 210 (3.23%) IIS
8 149 (2.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 118 (1.82%) MS Exchange
10 116 (1.79%) SharePoint
11 114 (1.76%) CloudStack
12 94 (1.45%) Apache Spark
13 75 (1.16%) Confluence
14 58 (0.89%) CMS
15 56 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
15 56 (0.86%) Jetty
15 56 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
16 50 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
16 50 (0.77%) nginx
17 49 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 133 (2.05%) Microsoft Office
2 94 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 52 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 35 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 18 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
6 11 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.11%) SPSS
8 6 (0.092%) EngageOne
9 4 (0.062%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.046%) Adobe Captivate
11 2 (0.031%) Simulink
12 1 (0.015%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.015%) Maya
12 1 (0.015%) MicroStation
12 1 (0.015%) NUKE
12 1 (0.015%) Photoshop
12 1 (0.015%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 82 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
2 48 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 47 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
4 31 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
5 22 (0.34%) ION MarketView
6 21 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
7 14 (0.22%) Magento
7 14 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
8 13 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
9 12 (0.18%) assyst
9 12 (0.18%) Teamcenter
10 11 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
10 11 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
10 11 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
10 11 (0.17%) SAP SD
11 10 (0.15%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
11 10 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
11 10 (0.15%) Sage X3
12 9 (0.14%) Oracle BRM
12 9 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 650 (10.01%) Amazon AWS
2 313 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 181 (2.79%) SaaS
4 99 (1.52%) GitHub
5 91 (1.40%) IaaS
6 86 (1.32%) PaaS
7 81 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
8 77 (1.19%) Office 365
9 68 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
10 49 (0.75%) CloudBees
11 28 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
12 25 (0.39%) Amazon S3
12 25 (0.39%) OpenShift
13 23 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
14 22 (0.34%) G Suite
15 21 (0.32%) Slack
16 11 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
17 9 (0.14%) Oracle Service Cloud
18 8 (0.12%) AWS Lambda
18 8 (0.12%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 651 (10.03%) Firewall
2 581 (8.95%) TCP/IP
3 329 (5.07%) DNS
4 325 (5.01%) SAN
5 274 (4.22%) Internet
6 246 (3.79%) HTTP
7 225 (3.47%) WAN
8 219 (3.37%) Network Security
9 210 (3.23%) VPN
10 208 (3.20%) LAN
11 173 (2.66%) LDAP
12 159 (2.45%) SSL
13 146 (2.25%) DHCP
14 143 (2.20%) BGP
15 129 (1.99%) NAS
15 129 (1.99%) OSPF
16 125 (1.93%) Intrusion Detection
17 101 (1.56%) MPLS
18 100 (1.54%) FTP
19 97 (1.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 700 (10.78%) SQL Server
2 626 (9.64%) MySQL
3 503 (7.75%) Relational Database
4 464 (7.15%) Oracle Database
5 258 (3.97%) NoSQL
6 228 (3.51%) RDBMS
7 206 (3.17%) MongoDB
8 199 (3.07%) Oracle Database 11g
9 169 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
10 160 (2.46%) DB2
11 159 (2.45%) Hadoop
12 156 (2.40%) Big Data
13 151 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
14 131 (2.02%) Oracle Database 12c
15 102 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
16 79 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
17 73 (1.12%) KDB
18 64 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 59 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
20 57 (0.88%) Redis
Development Applications
1 600 (9.24%) Jenkins
2 544 (8.38%) Git (software)
3 365 (5.62%) JIRA
4 333 (5.13%) Subversion
5 318 (4.90%) Selenium
6 315 (4.85%) Maven
7 238 (3.67%) JUnit
8 176 (2.71%) Ant
9 156 (2.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 143 (2.20%) Cucumber
11 141 (2.17%) TeamCity
12 122 (1.88%) Vagrant
13 113 (1.74%) HP UFT
14 93 (1.43%) Gradle
15 91 (1.40%) Hudson
16 81 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
17 78 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
18 72 (1.11%) Eclipse
19 65 (1.00%) GoCD
19 65 (1.00%) JMeter
General
1 1941 (29.90%) Finance
2 840 (12.94%) Banking
3 437 (6.73%) Investment Banking
4 329 (5.07%) Telecoms
5 323 (4.98%) Front Office
6 301 (4.64%) Retail
7 139 (2.14%) Marketing
8 121 (1.86%) Financial Institution
9 118 (1.82%) Retail Banking
10 107 (1.65%) Manufacturing
11 89 (1.37%) Electronics
12 88 (1.36%) Games
13 80 (1.23%) Back Office
14 79 (1.22%) Legal
15 61 (0.94%) Law
16 60 (0.92%) French Language
17 54 (0.83%) Advertising
18 46 (0.71%) Publishing
19 44 (0.68%) Automotive
20 40 (0.62%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1412 (21.75%) Developer
2 856 (13.19%) Analyst
3 539 (8.30%) Java Developer
4 472 (7.27%) DevOps Engineer
5 452 (6.96%) Administrator
6 439 (6.76%) Applications Support
7 380 (5.85%) Support Analyst
8 366 (5.64%) Linux Engineer
9 320 (4.93%) Consultant
10 282 (4.34%) Unix Engineer
11 276 (4.25%) Support Engineer
12 262 (4.04%) Software Engineer
13 248 (3.82%) C++ Developer
14 234 (3.60%) Network Engineer
15 230 (3.54%) Systems Administrator
16 226 (3.48%) Architect
17 225 (3.47%) Senior Developer
18 221 (3.40%) Linux Administrator
19 206 (3.17%) Applications Support Analyst
20 191 (2.94%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 556 (8.56%) Web Services
2 543 (8.36%) XML
3 538 (8.29%) HTML
4 477 (7.35%) Spring
5 416 (6.41%) .NET
6 373 (5.75%) CSS
7 339 (5.22%) SOAP
8 329 (5.07%) J2EE
9 314 (4.84%) Middleware
10 286 (4.41%) REST
11 210 (3.23%) Hibernate
12 194 (2.99%) AngularJS
13 190 (2.93%) FIX Protocol
14 164 (2.53%) RESTful
15 163 (2.51%) JMS
16 160 (2.46%) JSON
17 151 (2.33%) HTML5
18 145 (2.23%) jQuery
19 142 (2.19%) JSP
20 120 (1.85%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 597 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
2 560 (8.63%) Computer Science
3 386 (5.95%) Data Centre
4 350 (5.39%) Management Information System
5 212 (3.27%) Equities
6 207 (3.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 194 (2.99%) Fixed Income
8 189 (2.91%) Derivative
9 185 (2.85%) Algorithms
10 183 (2.82%) Linux Command Line
11 174 (2.68%) Fintech
12 141 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
13 139 (2.14%) Clustering
14 111 (1.71%) Data Structures
15 89 (1.37%) Security Operations Centre
16 86 (1.32%) User Experience
17 81 (1.25%) Hedge funds
18 78 (1.20%) Public Cloud
18 78 (1.20%) Replication
19 75 (1.16%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4298 (66.20%) Linux
2 2258 (34.78%) Windows
3 627 (9.66%) Solaris
4 472 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 417 (6.42%) Windows Server
6 244 (3.76%) AIX
7 175 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 164 (2.53%) CentOS
9 155 (2.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 136 (2.09%) Android
11 130 (2.00%) Ubuntu
12 119 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
13 114 (1.76%) HPUX
14 96 (1.48%) Apple iOS
15 95 (1.46%) Mac OS X
16 86 (1.32%) Debian
17 63 (0.97%) CoreOS
18 47 (0.72%) Mac OS
18 47 (0.72%) Windows 2000
19 42 (0.65%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1467 (22.60%) Agile Software Development
2 991 (15.26%) DevOps
3 760 (11.71%) ITIL
4 644 (9.92%) Continuous Integration
5 626 (9.64%) Software Engineering
6 586 (9.03%) Configuration Management
7 545 (8.39%) Scrum
8 487 (7.50%) OO
9 475 (7.32%) Test Automation
10 395 (6.08%) SDLC
11 366 (5.64%) Open Source
12 349 (5.38%) TDD
13 320 (4.93%) Mentoring
14 313 (4.82%) Project Management
15 311 (4.79%) Information Security
16 309 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
17 302 (4.65%) SOA
18 298 (4.59%) High Availability
19 295 (4.54%) Disaster Recovery
20 292 (4.50%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2329 (35.87%) SQL
2 2200 (33.89%) Java
3 1510 (23.26%) Python
4 978 (15.06%) Shell Script
5 873 (13.45%) Perl
6 804 (12.38%) C++
7 742 (11.43%) JavaScript
8 653 (10.06%) Bash Shell
9 511 (7.87%) Ruby
10 425 (6.55%) C
11 403 (6.21%) C#
12 393 (6.05%) PL/SQL
13 384 (5.91%) PHP
14 338 (5.21%) PowerShell
15 129 (1.99%) Scala
16 122 (1.88%) VB
17 78 (1.20%) Groovy
18 71 (1.09%) Go
19 62 (0.96%) Korn
19 62 (0.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 978 (15.06%) Degree
2 379 (5.84%) Security Cleared
3 213 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
4 207 (3.19%) SC Cleared
5 178 (2.74%) CISSP
6 155 (2.39%) DV Cleared
7 131 (2.02%) CCNA
8 128 (1.97%) CCNP
9 110 (1.69%) CISM
10 98 (1.51%) SANS
11 95 (1.46%) GCIA
11 95 (1.46%) GCIH
12 83 (1.28%) ISEB
13 73 (1.12%) ISTQB
14 72 (1.11%) GIAC
15 67 (1.03%) CEH
16 65 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
17 52 (0.80%) Oracle Certification
18 51 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
19 50 (0.77%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 384 (5.91%) QA
2 251 (3.87%) SLA
3 91 (1.40%) PCI DSS
4 69 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 58 (0.89%) Data Quality
6 50 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 23 (0.35%) ISO27002
8 22 (0.34%) MiFID
8 22 (0.34%) PMO
9 20 (0.31%) COBIT
10 9 (0.14%) ISO 9000
11 8 (0.12%) ISO 9001
12 7 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
12 7 (0.11%) EMIR
13 6 (0.092%) ISO22301
13 6 (0.092%) SEPA
14 5 (0.077%) SSAE 16
15 4 (0.062%) GPG13
15 4 (0.062%) Solvency II
16 3 (0.046%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 450 (6.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 374 (5.76%) Docker
3 360 (5.55%) Active Directory
4 174 (2.68%) vSphere
5 146 (2.25%) XenServer
6 132 (2.03%) Xen
7 125 (1.93%) Hyper-V
8 74 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
9 65 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
10 64 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
11 62 (0.96%) Snort
12 61 (0.94%) NFS
13 53 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
13 53 (0.82%) XenApp
14 48 (0.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 38 (0.59%) KVM
15 38 (0.59%) Samba
16 36 (0.55%) HDFS
17 26 (0.40%) LXC
18 24 (0.37%) iptables
Systems Management
1 872 (13.43%) Puppet
2 578 (8.90%) Opscode Chef
3 535 (8.24%) Ansible
4 271 (4.17%) Nagios
5 183 (2.82%) Tivoli
6 116 (1.79%) Kubernetes
7 110 (1.69%) Cobbler
8 92 (1.42%) Oracle RMAN
9 69 (1.06%) SCOM
10 68 (1.05%) Control-M
10 68 (1.05%) Graphite
11 65 (1.00%) Data Guard
12 62 (0.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 61 (0.94%) Salt
14 59 (0.91%) SCCM
15 54 (0.83%) NetBackup
16 53 (0.82%) Terraform
17 47 (0.72%) Red Hat Satellite
18 44 (0.68%) ITRS Geneos
18 44 (0.68%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1735 (26.73%) Oracle
2 700 (10.78%) VMware
3 649 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 609 (9.38%) Red Hat
5 463 (7.13%) Cisco
6 320 (4.93%) IBM
7 237 (3.65%) HP
8 207 (3.19%) Sybase
9 195 (3.00%) Citrix
10 185 (2.85%) Juniper
11 184 (2.83%) NetApp
12 177 (2.73%) SAP
13 176 (2.71%) CheckPoint
14 159 (2.45%) F5
15 155 (2.39%) Splunk
15 155 (2.39%) Sun
16 137 (2.11%) Palo Alto
17 128 (1.97%) Google
18 111 (1.71%) EnterpriseDB
19 110 (1.69%) EMC
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