Period
to 17 October 2017

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

Unix
UK > England
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 62 45
Rank change year-on-year -8 -17 -7
Permanent jobs citing Unix 7187 8220 11347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.38% 4.54% 5.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.48% 18.14% 20.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4791 6516 9347
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £83,750 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +1.01%

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 41109 45306 54290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 25.05% 25.03% 26.51%
Number of salaries quoted 33298 38798 46176
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 £24,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.38%

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 17 October 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 6 months to 17 October 2017. 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 +2 4113 £62,500 +4.17% 323
South East -17 1222 £47,500 -5.00% 98
North of England -16 803 £45,000 +12.50% 98
North West -4 475 £47,500 +18.75% 55
East of England -32 380 £47,000 -1.05% 35
Midlands -52 360 £45,000 +9.09% 30
South West -21 318 £42,500 - 31
Yorkshire -18 300 £42,000 +5.00% 34
West Midlands -41 242 £45,000 +5.88% 18
East Midlands -40 116 £42,500 +6.25% 12
North East -41 28 £40,000 +26.98% 9
Unix
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 4349 (60.51%) Linux
2 2911 (40.50%) Finance
3 2668 (37.12%) SQL
4 2598 (36.15%) Java
5 2259 (31.43%) Windows
6 2026 (28.19%) Oracle
7 1852 (25.77%) Banking
8 1818 (25.30%) Agile Software Development
9 1624 (22.60%) Python
10 1302 (18.12%) Investment Banking
11 1256 (17.48%) DevOps
12 1204 (16.75%) Retail
13 1133 (15.76%) Asset Management
14 1121 (15.60%) Wealth Management
15 1094 (15.22%) Degree
16 1045 (14.54%) Retail Banking
17 1021 (14.21%) Perl
18 946 (13.16%) Shell Script
19 935 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
20 892 (12.41%) JavaScript
21 875 (12.17%) ITIL
22 832 (11.58%) C++
23 823 (11.45%) Puppet
24 807 (11.23%) Amazon AWS
25 749 (10.42%) SQL Server
26 712 (9.91%) Continuous Integration
27 709 (9.87%) Jenkins
28 702 (9.77%) Computer Science
28 702 (9.77%) VMware
29 693 (9.64%) Git (software)

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
1 515 (7.17%) Tomcat
2 501 (6.97%) Apache
3 330 (4.59%) JBoss
4 287 (3.99%) WebLogic
5 255 (3.55%) WebSphere
6 208 (2.89%) OpenStack
7 186 (2.59%) IIS
8 150 (2.09%) SharePoint
9 136 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
10 127 (1.77%) Confluence
11 118 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 87 (1.21%) CloudStack
13 83 (1.15%) Apache Spark
14 71 (0.99%) SAS
15 67 (0.93%) nginx
16 66 (0.92%) CMS
17 48 (0.67%) MS Exchange
18 43 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
19 41 (0.57%) Apache Solr
20 36 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 150 (2.09%) Microsoft Office
2 126 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 75 (1.04%) MS Visio
4 45 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 16 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (0.13%) HipChat
7 8 (0.11%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.083%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.070%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.056%) EngageOne
11 3 (0.042%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.028%) Adobe Captivate
12 2 (0.028%) Doxygen
13 1 (0.014%) MicroStation
13 1 (0.014%) Simulink
13 1 (0.014%) S-PLUS
13 1 (0.014%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 93 (1.29%) ION MarketView
2 45 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
3 32 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
4 26 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
5 25 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
6 23 (0.32%) Temenos T24
7 22 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
8 19 (0.26%) Magento
9 18 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
10 17 (0.24%) Temenos Globus
11 15 (0.21%) Teamcenter
12 13 (0.18%) assyst
13 12 (0.17%) Oracle HRMS
14 11 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 11 (0.15%) Unica
15 10 (0.14%) SAP BPC
16 9 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
16 9 (0.13%) Summit
17 8 (0.11%) Global One
18 7 (0.097%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 807 (11.23%) Amazon AWS
2 386 (5.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 226 (3.14%) GitHub
4 151 (2.10%) SaaS
5 130 (1.81%) Google Cloud Platform
6 95 (1.32%) Office 365
7 79 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
7 79 (1.10%) IaaS
8 73 (1.02%) PaaS
9 43 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
10 35 (0.49%) OpenShift
11 30 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
12 25 (0.35%) Amazon S3
12 25 (0.35%) CloudBees
13 23 (0.32%) Google App Engine
14 19 (0.26%) Serverless
15 16 (0.22%) npm
16 11 (0.15%) Cloudflare
16 11 (0.15%) Route 53
16 11 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 587 (8.17%) Firewall
2 585 (8.14%) TCP/IP
3 310 (4.31%) SAN
4 255 (3.55%) DNS
5 252 (3.51%) Internet
6 232 (3.23%) HTTP
7 186 (2.59%) WAN
8 176 (2.45%) LAN
9 154 (2.14%) VPN
10 150 (2.09%) Network Security
11 143 (1.99%) LDAP
12 137 (1.91%) DHCP
13 118 (1.64%) Ethernet
14 109 (1.52%) SSL
15 104 (1.45%) BGP
16 96 (1.34%) NAS
17 81 (1.13%) VoIP
18 79 (1.10%) OSPF
19 70 (0.97%) Wireless
20 65 (0.90%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 749 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 554 (7.71%) Relational Database
3 536 (7.46%) MySQL
4 461 (6.41%) Oracle Database
5 322 (4.48%) NoSQL
6 273 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
7 241 (3.35%) Big Data
8 240 (3.34%) PostgreSQL
9 214 (2.98%) MongoDB
10 200 (2.78%) RDBMS
11 174 (2.42%) Hadoop
12 169 (2.35%) Oracle Database 11g
13 153 (2.13%) Oracle Database 12c
14 141 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
15 135 (1.88%) DB2
16 124 (1.73%) Redis
17 111 (1.54%) OLAP
18 109 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
19 97 (1.35%) Oracle OLAP
20 76 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 709 (9.87%) Jenkins
2 693 (9.64%) Git (software)
3 510 (7.10%) Maven
4 477 (6.64%) JIRA
5 433 (6.02%) Subversion
6 320 (4.45%) JUnit
7 316 (4.40%) TeamCity
8 201 (2.80%) Selenium
9 160 (2.23%) Cucumber
10 155 (2.16%) Sonatype Nexus
11 147 (2.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 130 (1.81%) Ant
13 110 (1.53%) Gradle
14 101 (1.41%) Vagrant
15 99 (1.38%) Mockito
16 91 (1.27%) Hudson
17 72 (1.00%) Mercurial
18 63 (0.88%) HP UFT
19 62 (0.86%) JBehave
19 62 (0.86%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2911 (40.50%) Finance
2 1852 (25.77%) Banking
3 1302 (18.12%) Investment Banking
4 1204 (16.75%) Retail
5 1045 (14.54%) Retail Banking
6 509 (7.08%) Front Office
7 316 (4.40%) Telecoms
8 226 (3.14%) Marketing
9 181 (2.52%) Financial Institution
10 119 (1.66%) Back Office
11 117 (1.63%) Manufacturing
12 99 (1.38%) Electronics
12 99 (1.38%) Games
13 77 (1.07%) Publishing
14 70 (0.97%) Law
15 62 (0.86%) Legal
16 54 (0.75%) German Language
17 52 (0.72%) Automotive
18 49 (0.68%) French Language
18 49 (0.68%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 1643 (22.86%) Developer
2 967 (13.45%) Analyst
3 635 (8.84%) Java Developer
4 542 (7.54%) Support Analyst
5 523 (7.28%) DevOps Engineer
6 478 (6.65%) Applications Support
7 436 (6.07%) Administrator
8 351 (4.88%) Consultant
9 346 (4.81%) Software Engineer
10 342 (4.76%) Senior Developer
11 315 (4.38%) Architect
12 312 (4.34%) Linux Engineer
13 245 (3.41%) Applications Support Analyst
14 243 (3.38%) Systems Administrator
15 232 (3.23%) Support Engineer
16 220 (3.06%) Software Developer
17 217 (3.02%) Unix Engineer
18 210 (2.92%) Senior Java Developer
19 209 (2.91%) Linux Administrator
20 200 (2.78%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 617 (8.58%) Web Services
2 598 (8.32%) HTML
3 553 (7.69%) Spring
4 510 (7.10%) .NET
5 499 (6.94%) XML
6 408 (5.68%) SOAP
7 406 (5.65%) Middleware
8 393 (5.47%) REST
9 372 (5.18%) CSS
10 343 (4.77%) J2EE
11 284 (3.95%) AngularJS
12 274 (3.81%) FIX Protocol
13 269 (3.74%) RESTful
14 251 (3.49%) Hibernate
15 250 (3.48%) HTML5
16 226 (3.14%) JSON
17 179 (2.49%) JMS
18 163 (2.27%) jQuery
19 147 (2.05%) Java EE
20 122 (1.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 935 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
2 702 (9.77%) Computer Science
3 427 (5.94%) Data Centre
4 344 (4.79%) Management Information System
5 315 (4.38%) Enterprise Software
6 307 (4.27%) Algorithms
7 299 (4.16%) Linux Command Line
8 261 (3.63%) Derivative
9 259 (3.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 241 (3.35%) Equities
11 199 (2.77%) Fintech
12 198 (2.75%) Fixed Income
13 175 (2.43%) User Experience
14 172 (2.39%) Data Structures
15 131 (1.82%) Hedge funds
16 123 (1.71%) Equity Derivative
17 115 (1.60%) Clustering
18 95 (1.32%) Client/Server
19 93 (1.29%) Public Cloud
20 69 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4349 (60.51%) Linux
2 2259 (31.43%) Windows
3 667 (9.28%) Solaris
4 529 (7.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 351 (4.88%) Windows Server
6 249 (3.46%) AIX
7 176 (2.45%) CentOS
8 112 (1.56%) HPUX
9 110 (1.53%) Android
10 107 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
11 98 (1.36%) Apple iOS
12 94 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
13 84 (1.17%) Ubuntu
14 77 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
15 67 (0.93%) Mac OS X
16 63 (0.88%) Debian
17 53 (0.74%) Mac OS
18 48 (0.67%) CoreOS
19 41 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
19 41 (0.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1818 (25.30%) Agile Software Development
2 1256 (17.48%) DevOps
3 1133 (15.76%) Asset Management
4 1121 (15.60%) Wealth Management
5 875 (12.17%) ITIL
6 712 (9.91%) Continuous Integration
7 659 (9.17%) Software Engineering
8 625 (8.70%) Scrum
9 600 (8.35%) Test Automation
10 590 (8.21%) Configuration Management
11 567 (7.89%) OO
12 547 (7.61%) SDLC
13 495 (6.89%) Analytics
14 457 (6.36%) Open Source
15 382 (5.32%) TDD
16 380 (5.29%) Project Management
17 364 (5.06%) Mentoring
18 362 (5.04%) High Availability
19 319 (4.44%) E-Commerce
20 310 (4.31%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2668 (37.12%) SQL
2 2598 (36.15%) Java
3 1624 (22.60%) Python
4 1021 (14.21%) Perl
5 946 (13.16%) Shell Script
6 892 (12.41%) JavaScript
7 832 (11.58%) C++
8 650 (9.04%) Bash Shell
9 641 (8.92%) PL/SQL
10 403 (5.61%) C
11 395 (5.50%) PowerShell
12 393 (5.47%) Ruby
13 391 (5.44%) C#
14 328 (4.56%) PHP
15 173 (2.41%) Scala
16 157 (2.18%) R
17 135 (1.88%) VB
18 110 (1.53%) Groovy
19 102 (1.42%) Go
19 102 (1.42%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1094 (15.22%) Degree
2 398 (5.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 338 (4.70%) Security Cleared
4 202 (2.81%) SC Cleared
5 178 (2.48%) CISSP
6 167 (2.32%) Cisco Certification
7 131 (1.82%) DV Cleared
8 110 (1.53%) CISM
9 104 (1.45%) Master's Degree
10 101 (1.41%) CCNA
11 91 (1.27%) CCNP
12 70 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
13 69 (0.96%) ISEB
14 66 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
15 65 (0.90%) SANS
16 53 (0.74%) RHCE
17 52 (0.72%) CREST Certified
18 51 (0.71%) MCSE
19 47 (0.65%) CCIE
19 47 (0.65%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 454 (6.32%) QA
2 291 (4.05%) SLA
3 143 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 92 (1.28%) PCI DSS
5 37 (0.51%) Data Quality
5 37 (0.51%) GDPR
6 36 (0.50%) ISO 9001
7 32 (0.45%) COBIT
8 28 (0.39%) GCP
9 27 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 21 (0.29%) PMO
11 19 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 14 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 12 (0.17%) ISO 22301
13 12 (0.17%) RosettaNet
14 10 (0.14%) ISO 20022
14 10 (0.14%) ISO 8583
15 8 (0.11%) SEPA
16 7 (0.097%) MiFID
17 5 (0.070%) HIPAA
System Software
1 522 (7.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 437 (6.08%) Docker
3 393 (5.47%) Active Directory
4 137 (1.91%) vSphere
5 98 (1.36%) Xen
6 90 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
7 81 (1.13%) XenServer
8 75 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
9 66 (0.92%) Hyper-V
10 52 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
11 45 (0.63%) KVM
12 43 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
13 40 (0.56%) NFS
14 38 (0.53%) VMware NSX
15 33 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
16 28 (0.39%) Samba
17 27 (0.38%) Snort
18 25 (0.35%) Varnish
18 25 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 25 (0.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 823 (11.45%) Puppet
2 618 (8.60%) Opscode Chef
3 549 (7.64%) Ansible
4 164 (2.28%) Nagios
5 163 (2.27%) Tivoli
6 139 (1.93%) Kubernetes
7 110 (1.53%) Terraform
8 76 (1.06%) Cobbler
9 71 (0.99%) SCCM
10 68 (0.95%) Control-M
11 65 (0.90%) SCOM
12 59 (0.82%) Oracle RMAN
13 54 (0.75%) Data Guard
14 53 (0.74%) Nessus
14 53 (0.74%) Salt
15 50 (0.70%) Mesos
16 47 (0.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 46 (0.64%) PowerBroker
18 45 (0.63%) Graphite
19 44 (0.61%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2026 (28.19%) Oracle
2 702 (9.77%) VMware
3 692 (9.63%) Microsoft
4 664 (9.24%) Red Hat
5 434 (6.04%) Cisco
6 411 (5.72%) Sybase
7 339 (4.72%) IBM
8 227 (3.16%) HP
9 225 (3.13%) SAP
10 163 (2.27%) Juniper
11 162 (2.25%) Splunk
12 153 (2.13%) F5
13 151 (2.10%) Citrix
14 145 (2.02%) Google
14 145 (2.02%) NetApp
15 131 (1.82%) ION Trading
16 127 (1.77%) Murex
17 125 (1.74%) CheckPoint
18 118 (1.64%) Tableau
19 115 (1.60%) TIBCO