Period
to 18 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 58 40
Rank change year-on-year -7 -18 -16
Permanent jobs citing Unix 184 199 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.38% 4.50% 6.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.28% 19.49% 21.87%
Number of salaries quoted 144 150 258
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,225 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,000 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.05% +5.56% -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1204 1021 1564
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 28.65% 23.07% 28.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1021 829 1211
Hertfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.49% +4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £58,750
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Hertfordshire

Unix
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unix in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for Unix in Hertfordshire

Unix
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 18 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix in Hertfordshire

Unix
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 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
Watford -10 58 £65,000 +46.07% 5
Hatfield +22 50 £60,000 +4.35% 7
Welwyn Garden City +3 20 £32,000 -32.63% 1
Borehamwood -5 19 £47,000 +4.44%
Hemel Hempstead +5 10 £37,500 -31.19% 4
St Albans - 8 £55,000 - 1
Rickmansworth +2 5 £55,000 -
Letchworth -5 3 £42,500 +42.86%
Unix
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 96 (52.17%) Linux
2 93 (50.54%) Java
3 82 (44.57%) Oracle
4 75 (40.76%) SQL
5 64 (34.78%) Windows
6 57 (30.98%) Web Services
7 51 (27.72%) DevOps
8 50 (27.17%) XML
9 47 (25.54%) Python
10 46 (25.00%) Degree
11 43 (23.37%) IBM
11 43 (23.37%) Shell Script
12 40 (21.74%) SOA
12 40 (21.74%) SOAP
12 40 (21.74%) Software Engineering
12 40 (21.74%) Puppet
13 39 (21.20%) Finance
14 38 (20.65%) MySQL
15 37 (20.11%) Disaster Recovery
16 35 (19.02%) SLA
17 34 (18.48%) Microsoft
17 34 (18.48%) REST
18 33 (17.93%) Performance Tuning
18 33 (17.93%) VPN
18 33 (17.93%) SQL Server
19 32 (17.39%) HTML
19 32 (17.39%) Middleware
19 32 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
20 31 (16.85%) SAN
21 30 (16.30%) VMware

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 29 (15.76%) WebLogic
2 23 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 21 (11.41%) WebSphere
4 20 (10.87%) CMS
5 19 (10.33%) Oracle Service Bus
6 17 (9.24%) Apache
7 16 (8.70%) JBoss
8 14 (7.61%) OpenStack
9 12 (6.52%) Tomcat
10 5 (2.72%) MQSeries
11 4 (2.17%) GlassFish
12 3 (1.63%) Confluence
13 2 (1.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 1 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 1 (0.54%) NetWeaver
14 1 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 5 (2.72%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (2.72%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (2.72%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (2.17%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.54%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (14.67%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.43%) SaaS
3 9 (4.89%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (3.26%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (2.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 4 (2.17%) Google App Engine
5 4 (2.17%) Google Compute Engine
5 4 (2.17%) IaaS
5 4 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (1.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (1.09%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.09%) PaaS
6 2 (1.09%) Route 53
6 2 (1.09%) Serverless
6 2 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (17.93%) VPN
2 31 (16.85%) SAN
3 23 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 12 (6.52%) NAS
5 11 (5.98%) DNS
5 11 (5.98%) Wireless
6 8 (4.35%) HTTP
6 8 (4.35%) IMAP
6 8 (4.35%) iSCSI
6 8 (4.35%) SMTP
6 8 (4.35%) VLAN
7 7 (3.80%) FTP
8 6 (3.26%) Internet
8 6 (3.26%) VoIP
9 5 (2.72%) 802.11
9 5 (2.72%) Firewall
9 5 (2.72%) RFID
9 5 (2.72%) SSH
9 5 (2.72%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (2.72%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (20.65%) MySQL
2 33 (17.93%) SQL Server
3 30 (16.30%) Oracle Database
4 28 (15.22%) Oracle Database 12c
5 22 (11.96%) Relational Database
6 16 (8.70%) RDBMS
7 13 (7.07%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (5.43%) Oracle Database 10g
8 10 (5.43%) Oracle Exadata
9 6 (3.26%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.09%) DB2
12 1 (0.54%) Jackrabbit
12 1 (0.54%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 20 (10.87%) Subversion
2 10 (5.43%) Oracle APEX
3 9 (4.89%) Eclipse
3 9 (4.89%) JUnit
4 8 (4.35%) Jenkins
5 7 (3.80%) JIRA
6 6 (3.26%) Visual Studio
7 5 (2.72%) GCC
8 3 (1.63%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.63%) Selenium
9 2 (1.09%) HP UFT
9 2 (1.09%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.54%) Ant
10 1 (0.54%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.54%) JBehave
10 1 (0.54%) Log4j
10 1 (0.54%) Mockito
10 1 (0.54%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 39 (21.20%) Finance
2 19 (10.33%) Back Office
2 19 (10.33%) Military
3 13 (7.07%) Advertising
4 10 (5.43%) Automotive
4 10 (5.43%) Publishing
4 10 (5.43%) Retail
5 4 (2.17%) Marketing
6 3 (1.63%) Games
7 1 (0.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (16.30%) Analyst
2 28 (15.22%) DBA
3 26 (14.13%) Oracle DBA
4 22 (11.96%) Developer
5 19 (10.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 18 (9.78%) Unix Analyst
7 17 (9.24%) SOA Analyst
7 17 (9.24%) SQL Analyst
7 17 (9.24%) Systems Analyst
7 17 (9.24%) XML Analyst
8 15 (8.15%) Administrator
8 15 (8.15%) DevOps Engineer
8 15 (8.15%) SQL Developer
9 13 (7.07%) Java Developer
10 11 (5.98%) Oracle Specialist
10 11 (5.98%) SOA Specialist
11 10 (5.43%) Development DBA
11 10 (5.43%) Junior
11 10 (5.43%) Oracle Developer
11 10 (5.43%) Oracle Development DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (30.98%) Web Services
2 50 (27.17%) XML
3 40 (21.74%) SOAP
4 34 (18.48%) REST
5 32 (17.39%) HTML
5 32 (17.39%) Middleware
6 17 (9.24%) Oracle Fusion
7 15 (8.15%) JSON
8 14 (7.61%) XML Messaging
9 13 (7.07%) CSS
9 13 (7.07%) Java EE
10 10 (5.43%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 9 (4.89%) CSS3
11 9 (4.89%) HTML5
11 9 (4.89%) Struts
12 8 (4.35%) Hibernate
12 8 (4.35%) JAX-WS
12 8 (4.35%) JDBC
12 8 (4.35%) Spring
12 8 (4.35%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.96%) Client/Server
2 17 (9.24%) Computer Science
2 17 (9.24%) Data Centre
3 16 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.26%) Replication
5 5 (2.72%) Fintech
5 5 (2.72%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (2.17%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.63%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.63%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.63%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.63%) PKI
8 1 (0.54%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.54%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.54%) LPAR
8 1 (0.54%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 96 (52.17%) Linux
2 64 (34.78%) Windows
3 28 (15.22%) Windows Server
4 24 (13.04%) Solaris
5 12 (6.52%) AIX
6 11 (5.98%) Ubuntu
7 10 (5.43%) CentOS
8 9 (4.89%) Apple iOS
8 9 (4.89%) CoreOS
8 9 (4.89%) Debian
9 2 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.54%) Android
10 1 (0.54%) HPUX
10 1 (0.54%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (27.72%) DevOps
2 40 (21.74%) SOA
2 40 (21.74%) Software Engineering
3 37 (20.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 33 (17.93%) Performance Tuning
5 29 (15.76%) OO
6 27 (14.67%) OOD
7 23 (12.50%) UML
8 22 (11.96%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (11.96%) Wealth Management
9 21 (11.41%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (11.41%) ITIL
10 19 (10.33%) Business Activity Monitoring
10 19 (10.33%) Document Management
10 19 (10.33%) Network Management
10 19 (10.33%) Process Improvement
10 19 (10.33%) Server Building
11 17 (9.24%) Load Balancing
11 17 (9.24%) Open Source
12 16 (8.70%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 93 (50.54%) Java
2 75 (40.76%) SQL
3 47 (25.54%) Python
4 43 (23.37%) Shell Script
5 24 (13.04%) JavaScript
6 18 (9.78%) Korn
6 18 (9.78%) PL/SQL
7 17 (9.24%) Bash Shell
8 9 (4.89%) PowerShell
9 8 (4.35%) C++
10 7 (3.80%) Perl
11 6 (3.26%) C
11 6 (3.26%) T-SQL
11 6 (3.26%) XQuery
12 5 (2.72%) C#
12 5 (2.72%) PHP
12 5 (2.72%) XPath
13 4 (2.17%) AWK
13 4 (2.17%) Bourne shell
13 4 (2.17%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 46 (25.00%) Degree
2 11 (5.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (4.35%) CISA
3 8 (4.35%) CISM
3 8 (4.35%) CISSP
4 5 (2.72%) CWNA
5 4 (2.17%) AWS Certification
5 4 (2.17%) Master's Degree
5 4 (2.17%) MCITP
5 4 (2.17%) MCSE
5 4 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.17%) SANS
5 4 (2.17%) SSCP
6 1 (0.54%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (0.54%) CSSLP
6 1 (0.54%) GIAC
6 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.54%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.54%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (19.02%) SLA
2 29 (15.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (10.33%) ISO 9001
4 10 (5.43%) PCI DSS
5 7 (3.80%) GDPR
6 6 (3.26%) RosettaNet
7 4 (2.17%) COBIT
7 4 (2.17%) ISO 22301
8 3 (1.63%) QA
9 1 (0.54%) HIPAA
System Software
1 30 (16.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (11.96%) Docker
3 19 (10.33%) vSphere
4 11 (5.98%) Active Directory
5 10 (5.43%) Ceph
5 10 (5.43%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (4.35%) KVM
6 8 (4.35%) XenServer
7 6 (3.26%) Xen
8 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 40 (21.74%) Puppet
2 32 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (15.22%) Ansible
4 14 (7.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 13 (7.07%) Kubernetes
6 10 (5.43%) Data Guard
6 10 (5.43%) Oracle RMAN
7 8 (4.35%) Nagios
7 8 (4.35%) SCOM
8 4 (2.17%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (1.09%) Marathon
9 2 (1.09%) Mesos
9 2 (1.09%) Salt
9 2 (1.09%) Terraform
9 2 (1.09%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 82 (44.57%) Oracle
2 43 (23.37%) IBM
3 34 (18.48%) Microsoft
4 30 (16.30%) VMware
5 24 (13.04%) NetApp
6 19 (10.33%) Adobe
6 19 (10.33%) Xerox
7 9 (4.89%) Google
8 8 (4.35%) HP
9 7 (3.80%) SAP
10 6 (3.26%) Red Hat
11 5 (2.72%) Citrix
11 5 (2.72%) Remedy
12 4 (2.17%) Apple
12 4 (2.17%) BMC
12 4 (2.17%) LogRhythm
12 4 (2.17%) Splunk
13 3 (1.63%) Thales
13 3 (1.63%) Veeam
13 3 (1.63%) VocaLink