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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
UK / England
Rank 72 57 48
Rank change year-on-year -15 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Unix 3118 4853 5346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.92% 5.01% 5.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.48% 19.06% 19.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2414 3822 4360
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £33,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £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 18925 25465 27519
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 23.82% 26.27% 27.22%
Number of salaries quoted 16030 21599 23242
Median salary £42,500 £41,674 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.98% +1.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -20 1503 £60,000 -4.00% 197
South East -6 652 £50,000 +11.11% 87
East of England -28 210 £45,000 - 23
Yorkshire -35 179 £43,000 +7.50% 21
South West -16 178 £40,000 -5.88% 29
North West -15 173 £45,000 +5.26% 25
West Midlands -20 142 £42,500 -1.16% 22
East Midlands -47 68 £37,500 -1.31% 11
North East -1 13 £26,100 -25.42% 6
Unix
UK

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 4516 (66.26%) Linux
2 2404 (35.27%) SQL
3 2293 (33.64%) Windows
4 2283 (33.49%) Java
5 2065 (30.30%) Finance
6 1846 (27.08%) Oracle
7 1556 (22.83%) Python
8 1479 (21.70%) Agile Software Development
9 1046 (15.35%) Degree
10 973 (14.28%) Shell Script
11 956 (14.03%) Perl
12 937 (13.75%) C++
13 932 (13.67%) DevOps
14 893 (13.10%) Banking
15 831 (12.19%) Puppet
16 777 (11.40%) JavaScript
17 746 (10.94%) ITIL
18 732 (10.74%) VMware
19 725 (10.64%) SQL Server
20 717 (10.52%) Microsoft
21 713 (10.46%) Bash Shell
22 705 (10.34%) Software Engineering
23 696 (10.21%) Red Hat
24 668 (9.80%) MySQL
25 667 (9.79%) Continuous Integration
26 653 (9.58%) Solaris
27 646 (9.48%) HTML
28 639 (9.38%) Firewall
29 632 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
30 620 (9.10%) Jenkins

Unix
Top Related 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
1 454 (6.66%) Apache
2 444 (6.51%) WebLogic
3 428 (6.28%) Tomcat
4 399 (5.85%) JBoss
5 355 (5.21%) WebSphere
6 203 (2.98%) IIS
7 201 (2.95%) OpenStack
8 145 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 127 (1.86%) MS Exchange
10 109 (1.60%) Apache Spark
10 109 (1.60%) CloudStack
11 97 (1.42%) SharePoint
12 88 (1.29%) WebSphere Application Server
13 70 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
14 64 (0.94%) CMS
14 64 (0.94%) Confluence
15 55 (0.81%) nginx
16 54 (0.79%) Jetty
17 51 (0.75%) Oracle Service Bus
18 50 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 333 (4.89%) MS Excel
2 129 (1.89%) MS Office
3 56 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 41 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 20 (0.29%) MS Project
6 11 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.12%) SPSS
8 5 (0.073%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.059%) EngageOne
10 3 (0.044%) GNU Octave
11 2 (0.029%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.029%) FrameMaker
11 2 (0.029%) Maya
11 2 (0.029%) NUKE
11 2 (0.029%) SPSS Modeler
12 1 (0.015%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.015%) Autodesk Smoke
12 1 (0.015%) Avid Media Composer
12 1 (0.015%) Simulink
12 1 (0.015%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 100 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
2 70 (1.03%) Oracle EBS R12
3 44 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
4 30 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 23 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
6 19 (0.28%) Magento
7 17 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
8 14 (0.21%) assyst
8 14 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
9 12 (0.18%) Teamcenter
9 12 (0.18%) Temenos T24
10 11 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
10 11 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
11 10 (0.15%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
11 10 (0.15%) ION MarketView
11 10 (0.15%) Sage X3
12 9 (0.13%) Northgate Housing
12 9 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
13 8 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
14 7 (0.10%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 606 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
2 267 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 183 (2.68%) SaaS
4 97 (1.42%) PaaS
5 96 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
6 94 (1.38%) GitHub
6 94 (1.38%) IaaS
7 67 (0.98%) Office 365
8 64 (0.94%) CloudBees
9 57 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
10 29 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
11 27 (0.40%) Amazon S3
11 27 (0.40%) G Suite
12 23 (0.34%) Slack
13 19 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
13 19 (0.28%) OpenShift
14 10 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 8 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
15 8 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
15 8 (0.12%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 639 (9.38%) Firewall
2 620 (9.10%) TCP/IP
3 347 (5.09%) DNS
3 347 (5.09%) SAN
4 285 (4.18%) Internet
5 247 (3.62%) HTTP
6 243 (3.57%) WAN
7 235 (3.45%) LAN
8 232 (3.40%) SSL
9 217 (3.18%) Network Security
10 196 (2.88%) VPN
11 189 (2.77%) LDAP
12 167 (2.45%) DHCP
13 143 (2.10%) BGP
14 136 (2.00%) Intrusion Detection
15 125 (1.83%) NAS
15 125 (1.83%) OSPF
16 106 (1.56%) MPLS
17 97 (1.42%) FTP
18 93 (1.36%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 725 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 668 (9.80%) MySQL
3 506 (7.42%) Relational Database
4 504 (7.39%) Oracle Database
5 273 (4.01%) RDBMS
6 245 (3.59%) NoSQL
7 240 (3.52%) MongoDB
8 201 (2.95%) Oracle Database 11g
9 174 (2.55%) Big Data
10 169 (2.48%) Hadoop
11 161 (2.36%) DB2
12 155 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
13 131 (1.92%) Oracle Database 12c
14 125 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
14 125 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
15 83 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
16 79 (1.16%) KDB
17 66 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
18 62 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 58 (0.85%) HBase
Development Applications
1 620 (9.10%) Jenkins
2 615 (9.02%) Git (software)
3 352 (5.16%) Selenium
4 333 (4.89%) Subversion
5 322 (4.72%) JIRA
6 266 (3.90%) Maven
7 240 (3.52%) JUnit
8 185 (2.71%) Cucumber
9 162 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 145 (2.13%) HP UFT
11 136 (2.00%) Ant
12 131 (1.92%) Vagrant
13 118 (1.73%) TeamCity
14 97 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
15 94 (1.38%) Gradle
16 84 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
17 83 (1.22%) Hudson
18 82 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
19 74 (1.09%) ClearCase
20 73 (1.07%) GoCD
General
1 2065 (30.30%) Finance
2 893 (13.10%) Banking
3 353 (5.18%) Investment Banking
4 327 (4.80%) Telecoms
5 319 (4.68%) Front Office
6 237 (3.48%) Retail
7 142 (2.08%) Financial Institution
8 112 (1.64%) Marketing
9 100 (1.47%) Back Office
10 96 (1.41%) Games
11 90 (1.32%) Manufacturing
12 73 (1.07%) Legal
13 70 (1.03%) Advertising
13 70 (1.03%) Electronics
14 64 (0.94%) French Language
15 55 (0.81%) Law
16 45 (0.66%) German Language
17 37 (0.54%) Publishing
18 29 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
19 27 (0.40%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1501 (22.02%) Developer
2 865 (12.69%) Analyst
3 558 (8.19%) Java Developer
4 462 (6.78%) Administrator
5 447 (6.56%) DevOps Engineer
6 428 (6.28%) Linux Engineer
7 426 (6.25%) Applications Support
8 362 (5.31%) Consultant
9 357 (5.24%) Support Analyst
10 328 (4.81%) Unix Engineer
11 315 (4.62%) C++ Developer
12 291 (4.27%) Software Engineer
13 274 (4.02%) Architect
14 262 (3.84%) Support Engineer
15 258 (3.79%) Systems Administrator
16 246 (3.61%) Senior Developer
17 231 (3.39%) Linux Administrator
18 218 (3.20%) DBA
19 193 (2.83%) Applications Support Analyst
19 193 (2.83%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 646 (9.48%) HTML
2 613 (8.99%) XML
3 589 (8.64%) Web Services
4 477 (7.00%) Spring
5 468 (6.87%) .NET
6 430 (6.31%) CSS
7 379 (5.56%) J2EE
8 345 (5.06%) Middleware
9 313 (4.59%) SOAP
10 269 (3.95%) REST
11 210 (3.08%) Hibernate
12 202 (2.96%) HTML5
12 202 (2.96%) RESTful
13 200 (2.93%) FIX Protocol
14 183 (2.68%) JSON
15 182 (2.67%) JMS
16 165 (2.42%) AngularJS
17 148 (2.17%) JSP
18 139 (2.04%) jQuery
19 138 (2.02%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 632 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
2 609 (8.93%) Computer Science
3 433 (6.35%) Data Centre
4 306 (4.49%) Management Information System
5 266 (3.90%) Equities
6 228 (3.35%) Algorithms
7 220 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 214 (3.14%) Derivative
9 193 (2.83%) Fixed Income
10 165 (2.42%) Clustering
11 164 (2.41%) Fintech
12 159 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
13 133 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
14 115 (1.69%) Data Structures
15 106 (1.56%) Hedge funds
16 88 (1.29%) Replication
17 86 (1.26%) Client/Server
17 86 (1.26%) Security Operations Centre
18 68 (1.00%) User Experience
19 61 (0.89%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4516 (66.26%) Linux
2 2293 (33.64%) Windows
3 653 (9.58%) Solaris
4 539 (7.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 479 (7.03%) Windows Server
6 272 (3.99%) AIX
7 188 (2.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 172 (2.52%) CentOS
9 151 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 138 (2.02%) Ubuntu
11 137 (2.01%) Android
12 133 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
13 117 (1.72%) HPUX
14 106 (1.56%) Mac OS X
15 99 (1.45%) Apple iOS
16 81 (1.19%) Debian
17 76 (1.12%) SUSE
18 75 (1.10%) CoreOS
19 61 (0.89%) Windows 2000
20 45 (0.66%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1479 (21.70%) Agile Software Development
2 932 (13.67%) DevOps
3 746 (10.94%) ITIL
4 705 (10.34%) Software Engineering
5 667 (9.79%) Continuous Integration
6 571 (8.38%) Configuration Management
7 526 (7.72%) Scrum
8 472 (6.92%) OO
9 406 (5.96%) SDLC
10 394 (5.78%) Open Source
11 377 (5.53%) Performance Tuning
11 377 (5.53%) TDD
12 372 (5.46%) Information Security
13 352 (5.16%) Disaster Recovery
14 343 (5.03%) Project Management
15 337 (4.94%) Multithreading
16 311 (4.56%) SOA
17 309 (4.53%) Mentoring
18 297 (4.36%) High Availability
19 293 (4.30%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2404 (35.27%) SQL
2 2283 (33.49%) Java
3 1556 (22.83%) Python
4 973 (14.28%) Shell Script
5 956 (14.03%) Perl
6 937 (13.75%) C++
7 777 (11.40%) JavaScript
8 713 (10.46%) Bash Shell
9 489 (7.17%) C#
10 486 (7.13%) Ruby
11 460 (6.75%) C
12 412 (6.04%) PHP
13 386 (5.66%) PL/SQL
14 370 (5.43%) PowerShell
15 149 (2.19%) VB
16 133 (1.95%) Scala
17 92 (1.35%) Groovy
18 84 (1.23%) Go
19 63 (0.92%) T-SQL
20 54 (0.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1046 (15.35%) Degree
2 390 (5.72%) Security Cleared
3 230 (3.37%) SC Cleared
4 222 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
5 176 (2.58%) CISSP
6 138 (2.02%) CCNA
7 128 (1.88%) CCNP
8 121 (1.78%) DV Cleared
9 102 (1.50%) CISM
10 89 (1.31%) SANS
11 85 (1.25%) CEH
12 83 (1.22%) GCIA
13 82 (1.20%) GCIH
14 77 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
15 76 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
16 69 (1.01%) ISTQB
17 65 (0.95%) GIAC
18 64 (0.94%) ISEB
19 55 (0.81%) MCSE
20 49 (0.72%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 404 (5.93%) QA
2 244 (3.58%) SLA
3 120 (1.76%) PCI DSS
4 59 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 51 (0.75%) Data Quality
6 50 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 23 (0.34%) PMO
8 20 (0.29%) MiFID
9 17 (0.25%) SDET
10 15 (0.22%) ISO27002
11 14 (0.21%) COBIT
12 9 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
12 9 (0.13%) ISO 9000
13 7 (0.10%) GPG13
13 7 (0.10%) HL7
14 6 (0.088%) DICOM
14 6 (0.088%) ISO 9001
15 5 (0.073%) EMIR
15 5 (0.073%) ISO22301
15 5 (0.073%) Solvency II
System Software
1 508 (7.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 378 (5.55%) Active Directory
3 334 (4.90%) Docker
4 184 (2.70%) vSphere
5 134 (1.97%) XenServer
6 130 (1.91%) Hyper-V
7 128 (1.88%) Xen
8 96 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
9 67 (0.98%) NFS
10 65 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
11 63 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
12 62 (0.91%) Samba
13 55 (0.81%) VMware ESX
14 53 (0.78%) Firmware
15 52 (0.76%) XenApp
16 42 (0.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 36 (0.53%) HDFS
17 36 (0.53%) Snort
18 27 (0.40%) iptables
19 24 (0.35%) KVM
Systems Management
1 831 (12.19%) Puppet
2 547 (8.03%) Opscode Chef
3 439 (6.44%) Ansible
4 307 (4.50%) Nagios
5 180 (2.64%) Tivoli
6 121 (1.78%) Cobbler
7 112 (1.64%) Oracle RMAN
8 106 (1.56%) Kubernetes
9 95 (1.39%) Red Hat Satellite
10 89 (1.31%) Data Guard
11 83 (1.22%) Graphite
12 81 (1.19%) SCCM
13 77 (1.13%) SCOM
14 74 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 73 (1.07%) NetBackup
16 65 (0.95%) Control-M
17 62 (0.91%) Terraform
18 51 (0.75%) Salt
19 48 (0.70%) Host Intrusion Detection System
20 45 (0.66%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 1846 (27.08%) Oracle
2 732 (10.74%) VMware
3 717 (10.52%) Microsoft
4 696 (10.21%) Red Hat
5 452 (6.63%) Cisco
6 326 (4.78%) IBM
7 290 (4.25%) HP
8 216 (3.17%) Sybase
9 202 (2.96%) NetApp
10 189 (2.77%) Citrix
11 182 (2.67%) Juniper
12 181 (2.66%) CheckPoint
12 181 (2.66%) Sun
13 175 (2.57%) Splunk
14 158 (2.32%) SAP
15 155 (2.27%) F5
16 149 (2.19%) Palo Alto
17 142 (2.08%) Google
18 121 (1.78%) EMC
19 114 (1.67%) Veritas
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 60,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Isle of Man
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £34000 - £44000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Training
Posted: 1 hour ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits superb benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Unspecified Market Rate + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £375 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + full benefits (incl bupa, gym etc)
Posted: 2 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £140000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £130000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £33,000 to £42,000 per annum Superb base with first class bonus a
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Superb base with first class bonus a
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £150000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 2 days ago