Period
to 18 April 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 18 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
UK > England
6 months to
18 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 97 92 68
Rank change year-on-year -5 -24 -13
Permanent jobs citing Unix 4,523 5,730 6,741
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.28% 3.45% 4.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.07% 14.46% 17.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3,459 4,396 5,245
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.80% +3.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £89,995 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 32,145 39,617 39,437
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.34% 23.84% 24.32%
Number of salaries quoted 25,725 32,603 33,430
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,700 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,296
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.59% +1.83%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 -10 2,207 £67,500 - 108
South East +7 919 £50,000 +11.11% 36
North of England +16 614 £49,337 +9.27% 23
South West -2 323 £42,500 +1.19% 15
Midlands +17 317 £44,000 -2.22% 17
Yorkshire +62 306 £49,337 +16.09% 8
North West -21 274 £49,500 +4.21% 14
West Midlands +37 233 £42,500 -5.56% 13
East of England -90 139 £50,000 -9.09% 33
East Midlands -16 84 £50,000 +17.65% 4
North East +24 34 £49,337 +51.81% 1
Unix
UK

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2,894 (63.98%) Linux
2 1,702 (37.63%) SQL
3 1,492 (32.99%) Windows
4 1,434 (31.70%) Python
5 1,295 (28.63%) Java
6 1,189 (26.29%) Finance
7 1,120 (24.76%) Oracle
8 967 (21.38%) Agile Software Development
9 843 (18.64%) DevOps
10 793 (17.53%) Amazon AWS
11 696 (15.39%) Bash Shell
12 631 (13.95%) Perl
13 626 (13.84%) Degree
14 619 (13.69%) Problem-Solving
15 589 (13.02%) Git (software)
16 507 (11.21%) Jenkins
17 505 (11.17%) Continuous Integration
18 502 (11.10%) Shell Script
19 485 (10.72%) JavaScript
20 481 (10.63%) Puppet
21 478 (10.57%) ITIL
22 472 (10.44%) SQL Server
23 463 (10.24%) Microsoft Azure
24 455 (10.06%) Ansible
24 455 (10.06%) Docker
24 455 (10.06%) Software Engineering
25 454 (10.04%) Firewall
26 436 (9.64%) Microsoft
27 431 (9.53%) C++
28 408 (9.02%) Banking

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
1 208 (4.60%) Apache
2 185 (4.09%) Apache Spark
3 137 (3.03%) IIS
4 129 (2.85%) Tomcat
5 123 (2.72%) WebLogic
6 102 (2.26%) WebSphere
7 101 (2.23%) Confluence
8 81 (1.79%) JBoss
9 68 (1.50%) nginx
10 63 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
11 57 (1.26%) Oracle Workflow
12 51 (1.13%) SharePoint
13 48 (1.06%) SAS
14 45 (0.99%) MS Exchange
15 44 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 41 (0.91%) Apache Pig
17 33 (0.73%) WordPress
18 25 (0.55%) OpenStack
18 25 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
19 22 (0.49%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 68 (1.50%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 37 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.11%) CATIA
5 5 (0.11%) LaTeX
6 3 (0.066%) HipChat
6 3 (0.066%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.044%) FrameMaker
7 2 (0.044%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.022%) Abaqus
8 1 (0.022%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.022%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.022%) Weka
Business Applications
1 71 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
2 70 (1.55%) Oracle Applications
3 62 (1.37%) Oracle EBS R12
4 30 (0.66%) Oracle 11i
5 28 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
6 25 (0.55%) Oracle ERP
7 20 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 17 (0.38%) Oracle Payroll
9 16 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
9 16 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
10 15 (0.33%) Oracle Cash Management
10 15 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
11 14 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
11 14 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
12 12 (0.27%) Magento
13 11 (0.24%) JDE OneWorld
13 11 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
14 10 (0.22%) osCommerce
14 10 (0.22%) thinkFolio
15 9 (0.20%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 793 (17.53%) Amazon AWS
2 463 (10.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 239 (5.28%) Google Cloud Platform
4 143 (3.16%) SaaS
5 100 (2.21%) IaaS
6 91 (2.01%) GitHub
7 88 (1.95%) PaaS
8 85 (1.88%) Office 365
9 44 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
10 39 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
11 37 (0.82%) Amazon SQS
12 36 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
13 33 (0.73%) Serverless
14 29 (0.64%) Amazon S3
14 29 (0.64%) OpenShift
15 26 (0.57%) CloudBees
16 23 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
17 22 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 20 (0.44%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
19 19 (0.42%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 454 (10.04%) Firewall
2 328 (7.25%) DNS
3 290 (6.41%) TCP/IP
4 238 (5.26%) WAN
5 230 (5.09%) Network Security
6 178 (3.94%) VPN
7 154 (3.40%) SMTP
8 149 (3.29%) NetScaler
9 142 (3.14%) LAN
10 135 (2.98%) Cisco ASA
11 134 (2.96%) BGP
12 133 (2.94%) IPsec
12 133 (2.94%) OSPF
13 121 (2.68%) DHCP
14 119 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
14 119 (2.63%) MPLS
15 116 (2.56%) SAN
16 114 (2.52%) Broadband
17 111 (2.45%) Internet
17 111 (2.45%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 472 (10.44%) SQL Server
2 353 (7.80%) Relational Database
3 338 (7.47%) Oracle Database
4 333 (7.36%) MySQL
5 309 (6.83%) Big Data
6 251 (5.55%) Hadoop
7 217 (4.80%) NoSQL
8 169 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
9 168 (3.71%) PostgreSQL
10 166 (3.67%) MongoDB
11 143 (3.16%) RDBMS
12 120 (2.65%) Apache Hive
13 100 (2.21%) Oracle Database 11g
14 97 (2.14%) Oracle Reports
15 89 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
16 82 (1.81%) HBase
17 67 (1.48%) Oracle Database 12c
18 66 (1.46%) Power BI
19 60 (1.33%) DB2
19 60 (1.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 589 (13.02%) Git (software)
2 507 (11.21%) Jenkins
3 353 (7.80%) JIRA
4 181 (4.00%) Maven
5 166 (3.67%) Subversion
6 151 (3.34%) Selenium
7 144 (3.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 114 (2.52%) TeamCity
9 103 (2.28%) Cucumber
10 93 (2.06%) Oracle Forms
11 85 (1.88%) Gradle
12 76 (1.68%) Ant
13 67 (1.48%) Bitbucket
14 66 (1.46%) HP UFT
14 66 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
15 55 (1.22%) GoCD
15 55 (1.22%) JUnit
16 53 (1.17%) Octopus Deploy
17 50 (1.11%) ProC
18 47 (1.04%) LoadRunner
General
1 1,189 (26.29%) Finance
2 408 (9.02%) Banking
3 249 (5.51%) Front Office
4 176 (3.89%) Investment Banking
5 153 (3.38%) Retail
6 123 (2.72%) Telecoms
7 94 (2.08%) Marketing
8 83 (1.84%) Back Office
9 82 (1.81%) Law
10 77 (1.70%) Electronics
11 75 (1.66%) Games
12 68 (1.50%) Military
13 67 (1.48%) Manufacturing
14 45 (0.99%) Legal
15 41 (0.91%) Financial Institution
16 40 (0.88%) Aerospace
17 39 (0.86%) Advertising
18 15 (0.33%) Automotive
18 15 (0.33%) General Ledger
18 15 (0.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 910 (20.12%) Developer
2 588 (13.00%) Analyst
3 408 (9.02%) Applications Support
4 308 (6.81%) Support Analyst
5 296 (6.54%) Linux Engineer
6 294 (6.50%) DevOps Engineer
7 287 (6.35%) Support Engineer
8 286 (6.32%) Administrator
9 285 (6.30%) Java Developer
10 247 (5.46%) Software Engineer
11 206 (4.55%) Architect
12 190 (4.20%) Applications Support Analyst
13 177 (3.91%) Unix Engineer
14 155 (3.43%) Network Engineer
15 149 (3.29%) Consultant
16 146 (3.23%) Senior Developer
17 143 (3.16%) Systems Administrator
18 136 (3.01%) AWS Engineer
19 134 (2.96%) AWS DevOps
20 133 (2.94%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 346 (7.65%) Web Services
2 255 (5.64%) HTML
3 237 (5.24%) FIX Protocol
4 217 (4.80%) XML
5 177 (3.91%) CSS
6 165 (3.65%) Spring
7 154 (3.40%) .NET
8 132 (2.92%) Node.js
9 129 (2.85%) J2EE
10 128 (2.83%) SOAP
11 120 (2.65%) REST
12 114 (2.52%) Kafka
13 108 (2.39%) AngularJS
14 106 (2.34%) jQuery
15 104 (2.30%) React
16 99 (2.19%) Middleware
16 99 (2.19%) RESTful
17 81 (1.79%) JSON
18 69 (1.53%) LDAP
19 67 (1.48%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 358 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
2 227 (5.02%) Management Information System
3 219 (4.84%) Fintech
4 211 (4.67%) Equities
5 179 (3.96%) Linux Command Line
6 168 (3.71%) Fixed Income
7 166 (3.67%) Derivative
8 164 (3.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 160 (3.54%) Data Centre
10 153 (3.38%) Algorithms
11 133 (2.94%) Public Cloud
12 126 (2.79%) Hedge funds
13 113 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
14 92 (2.03%) Self-Motivation
15 89 (1.97%) Data Structures
16 84 (1.86%) Client/Server
17 74 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
18 68 (1.50%) Clustering
19 63 (1.39%) Replication
20 60 (1.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2,894 (63.98%) Linux
2 1,492 (32.99%) Windows
3 276 (6.10%) Windows Server
4 235 (5.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 214 (4.73%) Solaris
6 196 (4.33%) AIX
7 144 (3.18%) CentOS
8 103 (2.28%) Ubuntu
9 98 (2.17%) Apple iOS
10 96 (2.12%) Android
11 85 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
12 78 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
13 70 (1.55%) Windows 10
14 67 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
15 64 (1.41%) Mac OS
16 55 (1.22%) Windows 7
17 51 (1.13%) Debian
18 50 (1.11%) HPUX
19 32 (0.71%) Mac OS X
20 31 (0.69%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 967 (21.38%) Agile Software Development
2 843 (18.64%) DevOps
3 619 (13.69%) Problem-Solving
4 505 (11.17%) Continuous Integration
5 478 (10.57%) ITIL
6 455 (10.06%) Software Engineering
7 393 (8.69%) Computer Science
8 321 (7.10%) Configuration Management
9 302 (6.68%) Test Automation
10 300 (6.63%) SDLC
11 293 (6.48%) Analytics
12 251 (5.55%) Information Security
13 250 (5.53%) Open Source
14 234 (5.17%) Mentoring
15 229 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
16 228 (5.04%) Scrum
17 221 (4.89%) Service Delivery
18 204 (4.51%) Cybersecurity
19 192 (4.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 190 (4.20%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 1,702 (37.63%) SQL
2 1,434 (31.70%) Python
3 1,295 (28.63%) Java
4 696 (15.39%) Bash Shell
5 631 (13.95%) Perl
6 502 (11.10%) Shell Script
7 485 (10.72%) JavaScript
8 431 (9.53%) C++
9 306 (6.77%) PHP
9 306 (6.77%) PowerShell
10 303 (6.70%) PL/SQL
11 281 (6.21%) C
12 264 (5.84%) C#
13 251 (5.55%) Ruby
14 176 (3.89%) Scala
15 81 (1.79%) Go
16 69 (1.53%) Java 8
17 55 (1.22%) Groovy
18 50 (1.11%) T-SQL
19 48 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 626 (13.84%) Degree
2 264 (5.84%) Security Cleared
3 224 (4.95%) Cisco Certification
4 165 (3.65%) Computer Science Degree
5 155 (3.43%) CCNA
6 153 (3.38%) CCNP
7 134 (2.96%) SC Cleared
8 102 (2.26%) DV Cleared
9 89 (1.97%) CISSP
10 76 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
11 74 (1.64%) SANS
12 69 (1.53%) GIAC
13 68 (1.50%) RHCE
14 56 (1.24%) CISM
15 52 (1.15%) Numerate Degree
16 49 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
17 39 (0.86%) MCSA
18 37 (0.82%) MCSE
19 35 (0.77%) CCIE
20 34 (0.75%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 308 (6.81%) QA
2 158 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 132 (2.92%) SLA
4 104 (2.30%) ISO 9001
5 79 (1.75%) GDPR
6 64 (1.41%) Data Quality
7 37 (0.82%) PCI DSS
8 27 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 20 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 17 (0.38%) Solvency II
11 15 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 12 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
13 6 (0.13%) PSD2
13 6 (0.13%) SEPA
14 5 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27005
15 4 (0.088%) COBIT
15 4 (0.088%) ISO 20022
16 3 (0.066%) MiFID
16 3 (0.066%) PMO
17 2 (0.044%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 455 (10.06%) Docker
2 273 (6.04%) Active Directory
3 210 (4.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 108 (2.39%) Hyper-V
5 78 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
6 54 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
7 50 (1.11%) XenApp
8 48 (1.06%) HDFS
9 44 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
10 40 (0.88%) NFS
10 40 (0.88%) Snort
11 39 (0.86%) Apache Flume
12 30 (0.66%) vSphere
13 27 (0.60%) Postfix
14 24 (0.53%) PowerHA
15 19 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
15 19 (0.42%) XenDesktop
16 17 (0.38%) DFS Replication
17 12 (0.27%) Firmware
17 12 (0.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 481 (10.63%) Puppet
2 455 (10.06%) Ansible
3 315 (6.96%) Opscode Chef
4 238 (5.26%) Nagios
5 234 (5.17%) Kubernetes
6 163 (3.60%) Terraform
7 112 (2.48%) FortiGate
8 65 (1.44%) SCCM
9 49 (1.08%) Oozie
10 48 (1.06%) NetBackup
11 47 (1.04%) Data Guard
11 47 (1.04%) ZABBIX
12 45 (0.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 43 (0.95%) Icinga
14 37 (0.82%) CFEngine
14 37 (0.82%) Control-M
15 36 (0.80%) Automic
15 36 (0.80%) Graphite
16 33 (0.73%) Rundeck
17 32 (0.71%) SELinux
Vendors
1 1,120 (24.76%) Oracle
2 436 (9.64%) Microsoft
3 366 (8.09%) VMware
4 293 (6.48%) Cisco
5 285 (6.30%) Red Hat
6 189 (4.18%) IBM
7 177 (3.91%) Google
8 148 (3.27%) HP
9 144 (3.18%) Citrix
10 120 (2.65%) Splunk
11 118 (2.61%) Cloudera
12 113 (2.50%) Fortinet
13 97 (2.14%) SolarWinds
14 96 (2.12%) Atlassian
15 87 (1.92%) SAP
16 84 (1.86%) NetApp
17 80 (1.77%) Palo Alto
18 74 (1.64%) Remedy
19 73 (1.61%) Sybase
20 69 (1.53%) ServiceNow