Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
UK > England
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 71 62
Rank change year-on-year -24 -9 -15
Permanent jobs citing Unix 5,234 7,022 8,814
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.30% 4.22% 4.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.31% 16.95% 18.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3,858 4,909 6,995
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £30,061
90th Percentile £88,750 £82,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 36,582 41,435 47,821
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.09% 24.89% 25.55%
Number of salaries quoted 29,597 33,958 41,135
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 -19 2,750 £65,000 +8.33% 306
South East -35 867 £50,000 +5.26% 126
North of England -44 532 £45,000 - 113
East of England +34 469 £57,500 +27.78% 66
South West +1 318 £43,000 +1.18% 50
Midlands -22 298 £45,000 - 58
North West -41 293 £42,500 -10.53% 55
Yorkshire -34 206 £47,500 +11.76% 49
West Midlands -21 187 £50,000 +11.11% 41
East Midlands +8 111 £40,000 - 17
North East -4 34 £37,500 +10.29% 9
Unix
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 3,360 (64.20%) Linux
2 2,059 (39.34%) SQL
3 1,746 (33.36%) Finance
4 1,707 (32.61%) Java
5 1,669 (31.89%) Windows
6 1,487 (28.41%) Python
7 1,331 (25.43%) Oracle
8 1,268 (24.23%) Agile Software Development
9 928 (17.73%) DevOps
10 922 (17.62%) Problem-Solving
11 873 (16.68%) Amazon AWS
12 840 (16.05%) Degree
13 800 (15.28%) Banking
14 792 (15.13%) Shell Script
15 709 (13.55%) JavaScript
16 687 (13.13%) Bash Shell
17 649 (12.40%) Perl
18 644 (12.30%) SQL Server
19 639 (12.21%) Microsoft
20 608 (11.62%) Puppet
21 594 (11.35%) Git (software)
22 590 (11.27%) Continuous Integration
23 585 (11.18%) ITIL
24 572 (10.93%) C++
25 542 (10.36%) Ansible
26 537 (10.26%) Computer Science
27 531 (10.15%) Jenkins
28 528 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
29 488 (9.32%) Relational Database
30 487 (9.30%) HTML

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
1 342 (6.53%) Apache
2 252 (4.81%) Tomcat
3 188 (3.59%) WebLogic
4 186 (3.55%) Apache Spark
5 165 (3.15%) WebSphere
6 158 (3.02%) IIS
7 155 (2.96%) JBoss
8 133 (2.54%) OpenStack
9 107 (2.04%) Confluence
10 84 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
11 74 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 58 (1.11%) SAS
13 45 (0.86%) nginx
14 41 (0.78%) Apache Solr
14 41 (0.78%) CMS
14 41 (0.78%) Oracle Application Server
15 39 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
16 38 (0.73%) MS Exchange
17 33 (0.63%) SharePoint
18 32 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 91 (1.74%) Microsoft Office
2 84 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 39 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 31 (0.59%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.057%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.038%) Blender
7 2 (0.038%) OrCAD
8 1 (0.019%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.019%) HipChat
8 1 (0.019%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.019%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 37 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 36 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
3 30 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
4 27 (0.52%) Magento
4 27 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
5 22 (0.42%) Markit EDM
6 15 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
7 14 (0.27%) Oracle 11i
7 14 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
8 12 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
9 11 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
9 11 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
10 10 (0.19%) HFM
11 9 (0.17%) thinkFolio
12 8 (0.15%) NetSuite
13 6 (0.11%) LongView
13 6 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
14 5 (0.096%) CSG Singleview
14 5 (0.096%) PeopleSoft CRM
14 5 (0.096%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 873 (16.68%) Amazon AWS
2 476 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 191 (3.65%) Google Cloud Platform
4 164 (3.13%) SaaS
5 131 (2.50%) GitHub
6 120 (2.29%) IaaS
7 93 (1.78%) AWS CloudFormation
8 91 (1.74%) PaaS
9 83 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
10 77 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
11 60 (1.15%) Amazon S3
12 59 (1.13%) Office 365
13 52 (0.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 30 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
15 25 (0.48%) CloudFront
16 24 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 24 (0.46%) CloudBees
16 24 (0.46%) DigitalOcean
17 21 (0.40%) OpenShift
18 20 (0.38%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 359 (6.86%) Firewall
2 314 (6.00%) TCP/IP
3 212 (4.05%) DNS
4 200 (3.82%) HTTP
5 192 (3.67%) Internet
6 165 (3.15%) SAN
7 145 (2.77%) LAN
8 136 (2.60%) WAN
9 114 (2.18%) Network Security
10 95 (1.82%) VPN
11 91 (1.74%) FIX Connectivity
12 67 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
13 59 (1.13%) SSL
14 55 (1.05%) SSH
15 54 (1.03%) NAS
16 52 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
16 52 (0.99%) DHCP
17 51 (0.97%) BGP
18 43 (0.82%) Kerberos
19 42 (0.80%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 644 (12.30%) SQL Server
2 488 (9.32%) Relational Database
3 434 (8.29%) MySQL
4 424 (8.10%) Big Data
5 373 (7.13%) Oracle Database
6 292 (5.58%) NoSQL
7 256 (4.89%) RDBMS
8 251 (4.80%) MongoDB
9 220 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
10 217 (4.15%) Hadoop
11 190 (3.63%) PostgreSQL
12 124 (2.37%) DB2
13 107 (2.04%) Apache Hive
14 105 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
14 105 (2.01%) Oracle Database 11g
15 98 (1.87%) Oracle Database 12c
16 87 (1.66%) Oracle Reports
17 75 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
18 62 (1.18%) Blockchain
19 59 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 594 (11.35%) Git (software)
2 531 (10.15%) Jenkins
3 302 (5.77%) JIRA
4 295 (5.64%) Subversion
5 201 (3.84%) Maven
6 164 (3.13%) Selenium
7 128 (2.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 123 (2.35%) JUnit
9 102 (1.95%) Cucumber
10 97 (1.85%) TeamCity
11 79 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
12 77 (1.47%) Gradle
13 67 (1.28%) Eclipse
14 66 (1.26%) Oracle Forms
15 64 (1.22%) Ant
16 63 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
17 62 (1.18%) Bitbucket
18 61 (1.17%) GoCD
19 57 (1.09%) PHPUnit
20 54 (1.03%) SoapUI
General
1 1,746 (33.36%) Finance
2 800 (15.28%) Banking
3 347 (6.63%) Investment Banking
4 272 (5.20%) Retail
5 241 (4.60%) Financial Institution
6 235 (4.49%) Front Office
7 136 (2.60%) Telecoms
8 101 (1.93%) Games
9 82 (1.57%) Law
10 75 (1.43%) Back Office
11 71 (1.36%) Advertising
12 64 (1.22%) Marketing
13 61 (1.17%) German Language
14 55 (1.05%) Legal
15 42 (0.80%) Publishing
16 37 (0.71%) Manufacturing
17 35 (0.67%) Electronics
18 31 (0.59%) French Language
19 26 (0.50%) Italian Language
20 24 (0.46%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1,161 (22.18%) Developer
2 714 (13.64%) Analyst
3 455 (8.69%) Applications Support
4 406 (7.76%) Support Analyst
5 365 (6.97%) DevOps Engineer
6 356 (6.80%) Java Developer
7 334 (6.38%) Administrator
8 293 (5.60%) Linux Engineer
9 283 (5.41%) Consultant
10 251 (4.80%) Support Engineer
11 224 (4.28%) Applications Support Analyst
12 206 (3.94%) Architect
13 200 (3.82%) Software Engineer
14 193 (3.69%) DBA
15 171 (3.27%) Systems Administrator
16 165 (3.15%) Unix Support
17 155 (2.96%) Linux Administrator
17 155 (2.96%) Unix Engineer
18 151 (2.88%) Senior Developer
19 137 (2.62%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 487 (9.30%) HTML
2 455 (8.69%) Web Services
3 435 (8.31%) XML
4 299 (5.71%) CSS
5 292 (5.58%) .NET
6 261 (4.99%) FIX Protocol
7 258 (4.93%) Middleware
8 234 (4.47%) Spring
9 209 (3.99%) REST
10 189 (3.61%) AngularJS
11 188 (3.59%) Kafka
12 186 (3.55%) JSON
13 163 (3.11%) J2EE
14 152 (2.90%) RESTful
15 151 (2.88%) LDAP
15 151 (2.88%) SOAP
16 127 (2.43%) React
17 124 (2.37%) jQuery
18 113 (2.16%) Node.js
19 110 (2.10%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 537 (10.26%) Computer Science
2 528 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
3 277 (5.29%) Linux Command Line
4 254 (4.85%) Data Centre
5 233 (4.45%) Fixed Income
6 229 (4.38%) Equities
7 225 (4.30%) Fintech
7 225 (4.30%) Management Information System
8 181 (3.46%) Cyberthreat
9 173 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
10 159 (3.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 157 (3.00%) Self-Motivation
12 142 (2.71%) Derivative
13 137 (2.62%) Algorithms
14 121 (2.31%) Public Cloud
15 103 (1.97%) Greenfield Project
16 93 (1.78%) Hedge funds
17 79 (1.51%) Client/Server
18 75 (1.43%) Replication
19 72 (1.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3,360 (64.20%) Linux
2 1,669 (31.89%) Windows
3 368 (7.03%) Solaris
4 327 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 245 (4.68%) Windows Server
6 219 (4.18%) AIX
7 134 (2.56%) HPUX
8 100 (1.91%) CentOS
9 94 (1.80%) Ubuntu
10 87 (1.66%) Mac OS X
11 82 (1.57%) Android
12 77 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
13 76 (1.45%) Apple iOS
14 69 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
15 63 (1.20%) Debian
16 35 (0.67%) Mac OS
17 33 (0.63%) CoreOS
18 32 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
19 27 (0.52%) SUSE
20 23 (0.44%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,268 (24.23%) Agile Software Development
2 928 (17.73%) DevOps
3 922 (17.62%) Problem-Solving
4 590 (11.27%) Continuous Integration
5 585 (11.18%) ITIL
6 455 (8.69%) Test Automation
7 428 (8.18%) Software Engineering
8 405 (7.74%) Open Source
9 402 (7.68%) SDLC
10 368 (7.03%) Configuration Management
11 345 (6.59%) OO
12 305 (5.83%) TDD
13 304 (5.81%) Low Latency
14 293 (5.60%) Project Management
15 291 (5.56%) Risk Management
16 281 (5.37%) Scrum
17 276 (5.27%) Mentoring
18 271 (5.18%) Analytics
19 247 (4.72%) Investment Management
20 236 (4.51%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2,059 (39.34%) SQL
2 1,707 (32.61%) Java
3 1,487 (28.41%) Python
4 792 (15.13%) Shell Script
5 709 (13.55%) JavaScript
6 687 (13.13%) Bash Shell
7 649 (12.40%) Perl
8 572 (10.93%) C++
9 399 (7.62%) C#
10 388 (7.41%) Ruby
11 368 (7.03%) C
12 351 (6.71%) PowerShell
13 347 (6.63%) PL/SQL
14 293 (5.60%) PHP
15 165 (3.15%) Scala
16 101 (1.93%) Korn
17 92 (1.76%) Go
18 86 (1.64%) Java 8
19 77 (1.47%) VB
20 61 (1.17%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 840 (16.05%) Degree
2 292 (5.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 244 (4.66%) Security Cleared
4 150 (2.87%) CISSP
5 128 (2.45%) Cisco Certification
6 117 (2.24%) SC Cleared
7 105 (2.01%) CISM
8 103 (1.97%) DV Cleared
9 91 (1.74%) CISA
10 83 (1.59%) CCNA
11 80 (1.53%) GIAC
12 78 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
13 77 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
14 73 (1.39%) CCNP
15 68 (1.30%) Master's Degree
16 67 (1.28%) SANS
17 64 (1.22%) SSCP
18 57 (1.09%) MCSE
19 52 (0.99%) CompTIA Security+
20 46 (0.88%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 271 (5.18%) QA
2 184 (3.52%) SLA
3 94 (1.80%) PCI DSS
4 81 (1.55%) Data Quality
5 74 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 73 (1.39%) GCP
7 35 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 33 (0.63%) GDPR
9 10 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 9 (0.17%) ISO 22301
11 8 (0.15%) COBIT
11 8 (0.15%) PMO
12 7 (0.13%) SEPA
13 6 (0.11%) ISO 20022
14 5 (0.096%) Cyber Essentials
15 4 (0.076%) MiFID
15 4 (0.076%) PMBOK
16 3 (0.057%) BS7799
17 2 (0.038%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
18 1 (0.019%) IFRS
System Software
1 456 (8.71%) Docker
2 313 (5.98%) Active Directory
3 289 (5.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 110 (2.10%) Oracle RAC
5 101 (1.93%) vSphere
6 75 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
7 60 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
8 54 (1.03%) HDFS
9 51 (0.97%) Hyper-V
10 45 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
11 44 (0.84%) Virtual Desktop
12 34 (0.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 27 (0.52%) NFS
14 26 (0.50%) Xen
15 24 (0.46%) Apache Flume
16 22 (0.42%) XenServer
17 21 (0.40%) Ceph
18 18 (0.34%) Firmware
19 16 (0.31%) LXC
20 15 (0.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 608 (11.62%) Puppet
2 542 (10.36%) Ansible
3 468 (8.94%) Opscode Chef
4 211 (4.03%) Terraform
5 176 (3.36%) Kubernetes
6 115 (2.20%) Nagios
7 84 (1.60%) Data Guard
8 76 (1.45%) Oracle RMAN
9 72 (1.38%) Control-M
10 58 (1.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 45 (0.86%) Graphite
12 44 (0.84%) ZABBIX
13 41 (0.78%) Cobbler
13 41 (0.78%) Salt
13 41 (0.78%) vRealize
14 39 (0.75%) Tivoli
15 37 (0.71%) Oozie
15 37 (0.71%) vCenter Server
16 35 (0.67%) Automic
16 35 (0.67%) Consul
Vendors
1 1,331 (25.43%) Oracle
2 639 (12.21%) Microsoft
3 424 (8.10%) VMware
4 365 (6.97%) Red Hat
5 246 (4.70%) Sybase
6 232 (4.43%) IBM
7 230 (4.39%) Cisco
8 168 (3.21%) Google
9 165 (3.15%) HP
10 137 (2.62%) Splunk
11 125 (2.39%) Citrix
12 121 (2.31%) SAP
12 121 (2.31%) ServiceNow
13 111 (2.12%) WorldPay
14 90 (1.72%) F5
14 90 (1.72%) NetApp
15 88 (1.68%) BMC
16 86 (1.64%) Symantec
17 78 (1.49%) AppDynamics
18 76 (1.45%) Remedy