Unix Jobs in England

Unix
UK > England

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 21 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
21 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 271 195 190
Rank change year-on-year -76 -5 -15
Permanent jobs citing Unix 722 1,908 2,477
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.05% 1.93% 2.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.76% 11.66% 11.21%
Number of salaries quoted 491 1,100 1,400
10th Percentile £40,500 £37,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £46,250 £47,672 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +8.00% -
75th Percentile £81,875 £89,852 £80,000
90th Percentile £96,539 £108,750 £97,625
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +3.31%

All Operating Systems
England

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 10,682 16,366 22,100
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 15.58% 16.57% 18.69%
Number of salaries quoted 8,795 11,380 14,781
10th Percentile £26,017 £27,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £31,500 £35,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £52,500 £51,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.52% +2.94% +2.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £95,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year -9.52% +1.94% +3.00%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Unix as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in England

Unix
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Unix in England.

Salary trend for Unix in England

Unix
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Unix in England over the 6 months to 21 February 2024.

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 21 February 2024. 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
Jobs
London -51 252 £75,000 -6.25% 94
North of England +2 159 £55,000 +10.00% 34
South East -32 133 £60,000 +17.70% 45
South West -69 84 £52,500 +5.00% 10
Midlands -8 82 £50,000 -4.76% 19
North West +29 78 £50,000 - 12
Yorkshire +24 63 £70,576 +41.15% 21
West Midlands -7 47 £50,000 - 14
East Midlands +3 35 £50,000 -23.08% 5
North East -8 18 £44,274 +1.78% 1
East of England -49 11 £37,500 -37.50% 9
Unix
UK

Unix
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 47 (6.51%) WebLogic
2 36 (4.99%) Microsoft Exchange
3 28 (3.88%) Confluence
4 27 (3.74%) SharePoint
5 26 (3.60%) WebSphere
6 18 (2.49%) Captiva
6 18 (2.49%) FileNet
6 18 (2.49%) Oracle Service Bus
7 16 (2.22%) Tomcat
8 12 (1.66%) Apache
8 12 (1.66%) nginx
9 8 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (0.55%) JBoss
10 4 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.42%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.14%) Apache Airflow
12 1 (0.14%) IIS
12 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.14%) Oracle Spatial
12 1 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 38 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (3.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (2.49%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.28%) CATIA
4 2 (0.28%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 19 (2.63%) Fidessa
1 19 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (1.11%) Adaptiv
3 7 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.83%) Unit4 Business World
5 5 (0.69%) Demantra
5 5 (0.69%) Oracle ASCP
5 5 (0.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.28%) ION Anvil
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.28%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 162 (22.44%) Azure
2 156 (21.61%) AWS
3 65 (9.00%) GCP
4 47 (6.51%) IaaS
5 46 (6.37%) SaaS
6 27 (3.74%) GitHub
7 26 (3.60%) Microsoft 365
7 26 (3.60%) OpenShift
8 25 (3.46%) PaaS
9 16 (2.22%) Power Platform
10 13 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
11 12 (1.66%) Azure DevOps
12 10 (1.39%) Entra ID
13 9 (1.25%) Rubrik
14 6 (0.83%) OCI
14 6 (0.83%) Serverless
15 5 (0.69%) Amazon S3
16 4 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 4 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
16 4 (0.55%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 81 (11.22%) Firewall
2 59 (8.17%) TCP/IP
3 53 (7.34%) DNS
4 51 (7.06%) WAN
5 46 (6.37%) LAN
6 40 (5.54%) DHCP
7 39 (5.40%) Intrusion Detection
8 29 (4.02%) VPN
9 20 (2.77%) SAN
10 19 (2.63%) FIX Connectivity
11 18 (2.49%) SNMP
12 17 (2.35%) Internet
13 13 (1.80%) Network Security
13 13 (1.80%) SSH
14 12 (1.66%) VLAN
14 12 (1.66%) Wireless
15 10 (1.39%) HTTP
16 9 (1.25%) VoIP
17 8 (1.11%) 5G
17 8 (1.11%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (11.36%) MySQL
2 71 (9.83%) SQL Server
3 53 (7.34%) Relational Database
4 44 (6.09%) Oracle Database
5 43 (5.96%) Data Warehouse
6 39 (5.40%) NoSQL
7 31 (4.29%) Elasticsearch
8 28 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
9 27 (3.74%) RDBMS
10 24 (3.32%) Oracle Database 10g
11 23 (3.19%) Oracle Database 11g
12 21 (2.91%) MongoDB
13 18 (2.49%) VLDB
14 17 (2.35%) Data Lake
15 16 (2.22%) Power BI
16 12 (1.66%) Oracle Reports
17 8 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
17 8 (1.11%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
18 6 (0.83%) Data Mart
18 6 (0.83%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 72 (9.97%) JIRA
2 70 (9.70%) Git
3 25 (3.46%) Oracle Forms
4 23 (3.19%) Jenkins
5 19 (2.63%) GitLab
6 17 (2.35%) Maven
7 15 (2.08%) Subversion
8 13 (1.80%) Eclipse
9 12 (1.66%) JUnit
10 10 (1.39%) GNU Toolchain
11 9 (1.25%) IBM UrbanCode
12 8 (1.11%) Cucumber
12 8 (1.11%) LabVIEW
12 8 (1.11%) Oracle APEX
12 8 (1.11%) Postman
13 7 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 7 (0.97%) Snyk
14 6 (0.83%) Appium
14 6 (0.83%) Liquibase
14 6 (0.83%) UI Automator
General
1 238 (32.96%) Finance
2 195 (27.01%) Social Skills
3 121 (16.76%) Banking
4 113 (15.65%) Analytical Skills
5 54 (7.48%) Games
6 34 (4.71%) Retail
7 27 (3.74%) Telecoms
8 18 (2.49%) Presentation Skills
9 17 (2.35%) Public Sector
10 16 (2.22%) Front Office
10 16 (2.22%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 16 (2.22%) Police
11 14 (1.94%) Investment Banking
12 13 (1.80%) Back Office
12 13 (1.80%) Financial Institution
13 8 (1.11%) Aerospace
13 8 (1.11%) Influencing Skills
13 8 (1.11%) Law
14 7 (0.97%) Local Government
15 6 (0.83%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 157 (21.75%) Senior
2 128 (17.73%) Analyst
3 100 (13.85%) Applications Support
4 91 (12.60%) Support Analyst
5 85 (11.77%) Applications Support Analyst
6 78 (10.80%) Developer
7 47 (6.51%) Software Engineer
8 46 (6.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 42 (5.82%) Administrator
10 40 (5.54%) Support Engineer
11 39 (5.40%) Security Manager
12 37 (5.12%) Senior Manager
13 35 (4.85%) Business Manager
13 35 (4.85%) Senior Business Manager
14 34 (4.71%) Architect
15 32 (4.43%) DBA
16 31 (4.29%) Systems Administrator
17 30 (4.16%) DevOps Engineer
17 30 (4.16%) Senior Analyst
18 27 (3.74%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (5.68%) Spring
2 32 (4.43%) XML
3 30 (4.16%) FIX Protocol
4 26 (3.60%) J2EE
4 26 (3.60%) Java EE
5 22 (3.05%) Node.js
5 22 (3.05%) REST
6 19 (2.63%) AngularJS
6 19 (2.63%) Web Services
7 18 (2.49%) CSS
7 18 (2.49%) HTML
8 17 (2.35%) OpenID
8 17 (2.35%) SOAP
9 16 (2.22%) Kafka
9 16 (2.22%) OpenACC
9 16 (2.22%) OpenMP
10 14 (1.94%) JSON
11 13 (1.80%) JDBC
12 12 (1.66%) ODBC
12 12 (1.66%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (5.96%) Linux Command Line
2 41 (5.68%) Management Information System
3 40 (5.54%) Data Centre
4 35 (4.85%) Security Operations Centre
5 33 (4.57%) Public Cloud
6 32 (4.43%) Self-Motivation
7 24 (3.32%) Mainframe
8 22 (3.05%) Private Cloud
9 21 (2.91%) Algorithms
10 19 (2.63%) DataPower
10 19 (2.63%) Eurex
11 17 (2.35%) Blockchain
12 16 (2.22%) CUDA
13 15 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
14 14 (1.94%) Onboarding
15 12 (1.66%) CMDB
16 11 (1.52%) Hedge funds
16 11 (1.52%) Mobile App
17 10 (1.39%) Clustering
18 9 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 457 (63.30%) Linux
2 330 (45.71%) Windows
3 79 (10.94%) Windows Server
4 58 (8.03%) Solaris
5 52 (7.20%) CentOS
6 43 (5.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 36 (4.99%) Ubuntu
8 19 (2.63%) CoreOS
9 17 (2.35%) AIX
9 17 (2.35%) Mac OS
10 10 (1.39%) VMS
11 9 (1.25%) Windows 10
12 8 (1.11%) Debian
13 7 (0.97%) Windows Server 2019
14 5 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.69%) zOS
15 4 (0.55%) Kali Linux
16 3 (0.42%) Android
16 3 (0.42%) HPUX
16 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (20.50%) ITIL
2 145 (20.08%) Incident Management
3 142 (19.67%) DevOps
4 138 (19.11%) Agile
5 128 (17.73%) Problem-Solving
6 103 (14.27%) Change Management
7 99 (13.71%) Cybersecurity
8 86 (11.91%) Actionable Insight
8 86 (11.91%) Service Management
9 80 (11.08%) Mentoring
10 77 (10.66%) Software Engineering
11 73 (10.11%) Containerisation
12 70 (9.70%) Artificial Intelligence
13 63 (8.73%) Computer Science
14 62 (8.59%) Impact Assessments
15 59 (8.17%) CI/CD
16 58 (8.03%) Vulnerability Management
17 56 (7.76%) Roadmaps
18 54 (7.48%) Coaching
18 54 (7.48%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 215 (29.78%) Python
1 215 (29.78%) SQL
2 146 (20.22%) Java
3 107 (14.82%) Bash
4 100 (13.85%) PowerShell
5 71 (9.83%) Shell Script
6 62 (8.59%) Perl
7 58 (8.03%) JavaScript
8 47 (6.51%) PL/SQL
9 46 (6.37%) C
9 46 (6.37%) C++
10 31 (4.29%) Ruby
11 26 (3.60%) C#
12 20 (2.77%) PHP
13 19 (2.63%) Fortran
14 10 (1.39%) Go
15 8 (1.11%) MATLAB
15 8 (1.11%) TypeScript
16 5 (0.69%) Groovy
16 5 (0.69%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 161 (22.30%) Degree
2 133 (18.42%) Security Cleared
3 118 (16.34%) SC Cleared
4 41 (5.68%) CISSP
5 38 (5.26%) CISM
6 35 (4.85%) SSCP
7 28 (3.88%) Computer Science Degree
8 23 (3.19%) Master's Degree
9 19 (2.63%) DV Cleared
9 19 (2.63%) PhD
10 17 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (1.39%) AWS Certification
13 9 (1.25%) CISA
14 8 (1.11%) HND
15 7 (0.97%) CCNA
16 6 (0.83%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
16 6 (0.83%) Azure Certification
16 6 (0.83%) MCSE
16 6 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (11.08%) SLA
2 55 (7.62%) GDPR
3 42 (5.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (3.88%) QA
5 8 (1.11%) Cyber Essentials
6 7 (0.97%) NIST
6 7 (0.97%) PMO
7 6 (0.83%) ITGC
8 3 (0.42%) ISAE 3402
9 2 (0.28%) Accessibility
9 2 (0.28%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.28%) SEPA
10 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 69 (9.56%) Docker
2 59 (8.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (7.34%) Active Directory
4 33 (4.57%) Hyper-V
5 23 (3.19%) Oracle RAC
6 22 (3.05%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (1.25%) DFS Replication
7 9 (1.25%) OpenSIPS
8 7 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.69%) KVM
10 3 (0.42%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.28%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 2 (0.28%) GPFS
11 2 (0.28%) LXC
11 2 (0.28%) Postfix
11 2 (0.28%) Shibboleth
11 2 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.14%) Lustre
12 1 (0.14%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 69 (9.56%) Ansible
2 57 (7.89%) Puppet
3 56 (7.76%) Kubernetes
4 37 (5.12%) Terraform
5 31 (4.29%) SCCM
6 28 (3.88%) Single Sign-On
7 26 (3.60%) OpenSSO
8 22 (3.05%) Data Guard
9 21 (2.91%) Oracle RMAN
10 14 (1.94%) Progress Chef
11 12 (1.66%) NetBackup
11 12 (1.66%) WMI
12 10 (1.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 10 (1.39%) WSUS
13 9 (1.25%) Active Directory Federation Services
13 9 (1.25%) Control-M
13 9 (1.25%) Nagios
13 9 (1.25%) Nessus
13 9 (1.25%) vRealize Orchestrator
14 8 (1.11%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 205 (28.39%) Oracle
2 109 (15.10%) VMware
3 102 (14.13%) Microsoft
4 66 (9.14%) Red Hat
5 55 (7.62%) Remedy
6 47 (6.51%) Splunk
7 40 (5.54%) IBM
8 36 (4.99%) ServiceNow
9 29 (4.02%) ION Trading
10 28 (3.88%) Google
11 27 (3.74%) SAP
12 23 (3.19%) Dynatrace
12 23 (3.19%) Sun
13 22 (3.05%) Cisco
14 21 (2.91%) Bloomberg
14 21 (2.91%) Citrix
15 19 (2.63%) CQG
15 19 (2.63%) Patsystems
15 19 (2.63%) Reuters
15 19 (2.63%) Trayport