Period
to 17 August 2018

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

Unix
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 73 51
Rank change year-on-year +35 -22 -6
Permanent jobs citing Unix 269 165 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 6.25% 3.99% 4.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.64% 15.94% 20.45%
Number of salaries quoted 174 132 160
Hertfordshire median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £39,500 £32,750 £33,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £65,000 £63,875
East of England median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +27.78% -5.26% +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 1,049 1,035 1,105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 24.37% 25.01% 24.10%
Number of salaries quoted 814 879 894
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 17 August 2018.

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 17 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
Hatfield +23 105 £62,500 +4.17% 7
Watford -6 45 £55,000 +15.79% 7
Welwyn Garden City -16 30 - - 1
Hemel Hempstead +29 19 £42,000 +20.00% 2
Stevenage - 7 £53,500 -
Borehamwood -6 2 - - 1
St Albans -7 2 £65,000 +23.81%
Rickmansworth -9 2 £53,750 -2.27% 1
Radlett - 1 £42,500 -
Unix
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 169 (62.83%) Linux
2 140 (52.04%) Windows
3 83 (30.86%) Microsoft
4 74 (27.51%) DevOps
5 71 (26.39%) Oracle
6 68 (25.28%) Agile Software Development
6 68 (25.28%) Problem-Solving
7 65 (24.16%) Java
8 64 (23.79%) Continuous Improvement
9 63 (23.42%) ITIL
9 63 (23.42%) VMware
10 62 (23.05%) Amazon AWS
11 60 (22.30%) Puppet
12 59 (21.93%) GIAC
12 59 (21.93%) CISSP
13 56 (20.82%) Python
13 56 (20.82%) CISM
14 54 (20.07%) Sophos
15 51 (18.96%) Retail
16 50 (18.59%) Symantec
17 46 (17.10%) IBM
17 46 (17.10%) SSCP
17 46 (17.10%) SANS
17 46 (17.10%) CompTIA Security+
18 45 (16.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 45 (16.73%) CISA
19 44 (16.36%) SQL
19 44 (16.36%) SIEM
20 43 (15.99%) Degree
21 42 (15.61%) CSSLP

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 33 (12.27%) OpenStack
2 27 (10.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 22 (8.18%) WebLogic
3 22 (8.18%) WebSphere
4 21 (7.81%) Tomcat
5 15 (5.58%) GlassFish
6 13 (4.83%) Apache
6 13 (4.83%) Oracle Service Bus
7 11 (4.09%) MQSeries
7 11 (4.09%) Mule
8 10 (3.72%) JBoss
8 10 (3.72%) Mule ESB
9 9 (3.35%) Confluence
9 9 (3.35%) WebSphere Application Server
10 8 (2.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 6 (2.23%) CMS
12 5 (1.86%) Oracle Application Server
13 3 (1.12%) IIS
13 3 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.97%) Magento
2 6 (2.23%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.74%) Fredhopper
3 2 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.74%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 62 (23.05%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (11.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (5.58%) Google Cloud Platform
4 13 (4.83%) SaaS
5 9 (3.35%) Boomi
6 8 (2.97%) Office 365
7 7 (2.60%) IaaS
8 6 (2.23%) PaaS
9 5 (1.86%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (1.49%) Mimecast
10 4 (1.49%) Trello
11 1 (0.37%) Akamai
11 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 35 (13.01%) TCP/IP
2 19 (7.06%) SAN
3 15 (5.58%) Internet
4 14 (5.20%) HTTP
4 14 (5.20%) VPN
5 10 (3.72%) Firewall
6 8 (2.97%) DNS
6 8 (2.97%) Kerberos
7 7 (2.60%) SNMP
8 5 (1.86%) Reverse Proxy
9 4 (1.49%) 802.11
9 4 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (1.49%) DKIM
9 4 (1.49%) DMARC
10 3 (1.12%) BGP
10 3 (1.12%) DHCP
10 3 (1.12%) DVB
10 3 (1.12%) MPLS
10 3 (1.12%) OSPF
10 3 (1.12%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (12.27%) Oracle Database
2 25 (9.29%) Relational Database
3 18 (6.69%) SQL Server
4 14 (5.20%) MySQL
4 14 (5.20%) NoSQL
4 14 (5.20%) Oracle Database 12c
4 14 (5.20%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (3.72%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (3.35%) RDBMS
7 8 (2.97%) Amazon RDS
7 8 (2.97%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (2.60%) Amazon Redshift
8 7 (2.60%) MariaDB
8 7 (2.60%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (2.23%) DB2
9 6 (2.23%) Jackrabbit
10 4 (1.49%) Big Data
11 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 27 (10.04%) JIRA
2 20 (7.43%) Git (software)
3 14 (5.20%) Jenkins
3 14 (5.20%) Subversion
4 12 (4.46%) JUnit
5 11 (4.09%) Selenium
6 10 (3.72%) SoapUI
7 9 (3.35%) Cucumber
8 8 (2.97%) Eclipse
9 7 (2.60%) Ant
9 7 (2.60%) Mockito
10 6 (2.23%) Log4j
10 6 (2.23%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
11 5 (1.86%) TeamCity
12 4 (1.49%) JBehave
12 4 (1.49%) Maven
12 4 (1.49%) NUnit
12 4 (1.49%) VersionOne
12 4 (1.49%) WebDriver
13 3 (1.12%) Redmine
General
1 51 (18.96%) Retail
2 25 (9.29%) Finance
3 24 (8.92%) Advertising
4 10 (3.72%) Marketing
5 4 (1.49%) French Language
5 4 (1.49%) German Language
5 4 (1.49%) Legal
5 4 (1.49%) Publishing
5 4 (1.49%) Swedish Language
6 3 (1.12%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.74%) Games
8 1 (0.37%) Electronics
8 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (14.13%) Security Manager
2 33 (12.27%) Developer
3 30 (11.15%) Security Engineer
4 28 (10.41%) Engineering Manager
5 27 (10.04%) Analyst
6 24 (8.92%) DevOps Engineer
7 19 (7.06%) Java Developer
8 18 (6.69%) Administrator
9 17 (6.32%) DBA
10 14 (5.20%) Linux Engineer
11 13 (4.83%) Architect
11 13 (4.83%) Incident Engineer
11 13 (4.83%) Team Leader
12 12 (4.46%) Oracle DBA
13 11 (4.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 11 (4.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 11 (4.09%) Python Engineer
14 9 (3.35%) Information Manager
14 9 (3.35%) Information Security Manager
14 9 (3.35%) Unix Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (15.61%) XML
2 35 (13.01%) Web Services
3 33 (12.27%) HTML
4 29 (10.78%) Middleware
5 24 (8.92%) SOAP
6 23 (8.55%) JSON
7 18 (6.69%) REST
8 16 (5.95%) .NET
9 15 (5.58%) Velocity
10 13 (4.83%) JMS
10 13 (4.83%) Oracle Fusion
11 12 (4.46%) ASP.NET
11 12 (4.46%) Hibernate
11 12 (4.46%) Java EE
12 11 (4.09%) EJB
12 11 (4.09%) J2EE
13 10 (3.72%) CSS
13 10 (3.72%) EDI
13 10 (3.72%) Struts
13 10 (3.72%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.27%) Computer Science
2 27 (10.04%) Security Operations Centre
3 21 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (5.20%) HP Storage
5 13 (4.83%) Private Cloud
5 13 (4.83%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (4.46%) Linux Command Line
7 10 (3.72%) Management Information System
8 9 (3.35%) Public Cloud
8 9 (3.35%) Replication
9 8 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (2.60%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (1.86%) Data Centre
11 5 (1.86%) Enterprise Storage
11 5 (1.86%) PKI
12 4 (1.49%) MPEG
12 4 (1.49%) Video\Live Streaming
13 3 (1.12%) Driving Licence
13 3 (1.12%) e-Health
13 3 (1.12%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 169 (62.83%) Linux
2 140 (52.04%) Windows
3 30 (11.15%) HPUX
4 22 (8.18%) Debian
5 21 (7.81%) AIX
6 20 (7.43%) Solaris
7 19 (7.06%) Windows Server
8 16 (5.95%) Ubuntu
9 10 (3.72%) CoreOS
10 3 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.37%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (27.51%) DevOps
2 68 (25.28%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (25.28%) Problem-Solving
3 64 (23.79%) Continuous Improvement
4 63 (23.42%) ITIL
5 45 (16.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 44 (16.36%) SIEM
7 39 (14.50%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 36 (13.38%) E-Commerce
8 36 (13.38%) Open Source
9 30 (11.15%) Due Diligence
9 30 (11.15%) Scrum
9 30 (11.15%) Security Operations
10 29 (10.78%) Continuous Integration
11 28 (10.41%) Mentoring
11 28 (10.41%) SOA
12 27 (10.04%) Application Performance Monitoring
12 27 (10.04%) Identity Access Management
12 27 (10.04%) Performance Monitoring
12 27 (10.04%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 65 (24.16%) Java
2 56 (20.82%) Python
3 44 (16.36%) SQL
4 29 (10.78%) Shell Script
5 25 (9.29%) JavaScript
6 21 (7.81%) Bash Shell
7 14 (5.20%) PowerShell
8 12 (4.46%) C#
8 12 (4.46%) VB.NET
9 10 (3.72%) Perl
10 9 (3.35%) PHP
11 8 (2.97%) VBA
12 5 (1.86%) C
12 5 (1.86%) Java 8
13 4 (1.49%) ANSI SQL
13 4 (1.49%) C++
13 4 (1.49%) XPath
13 4 (1.49%) XQuery
14 3 (1.12%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 59 (21.93%) CISSP
1 59 (21.93%) GIAC
2 56 (20.82%) CISM
3 46 (17.10%) CompTIA Security+
3 46 (17.10%) SANS
3 46 (17.10%) SSCP
4 45 (16.73%) CISA
5 43 (15.99%) Degree
6 42 (15.61%) CSSLP
7 23 (8.55%) Computer Science Degree
8 14 (5.20%) CREST Certified
8 14 (5.20%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (4.83%) GCFA
9 13 (4.83%) GCFE
9 13 (4.83%) GREM
10 7 (2.60%) CRISC
10 7 (2.60%) SC Cleared
10 7 (2.60%) Security Cleared
11 4 (1.49%) AWS Certification
11 4 (1.49%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (4.83%) PCI DSS
3 11 (4.09%) GDPR
4 10 (3.72%) GCP
5 8 (2.97%) SLA
6 7 (2.60%) ISO 22301
7 6 (2.23%) QA
8 5 (1.86%) COBIT
9 3 (1.12%) BS7799
System Software
1 35 (13.01%) VMware ESXi
2 33 (12.27%) Docker
2 33 (12.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (7.81%) Ceph
4 9 (3.35%) vSphere
5 7 (2.60%) Active Directory
6 6 (2.23%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.37%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 60 (22.30%) Puppet
2 38 (14.13%) Ansible
3 34 (12.64%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (10.04%) Kubernetes
5 25 (9.29%) HP Data Protector
6 13 (4.83%) EnCase
7 10 (3.72%) Terraform
8 9 (3.35%) Grafana
8 9 (3.35%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (2.60%) Prometheus
10 4 (1.49%) CA Service Virtualization
10 4 (1.49%) CASB
11 3 (1.12%) AppManager
11 3 (1.12%) CA Spectrum
11 3 (1.12%) Netcool
12 2 (0.74%) Icinga
12 2 (0.74%) Kibana
12 2 (0.74%) logstash
12 2 (0.74%) Nagios
12 2 (0.74%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 83 (30.86%) Microsoft
2 71 (26.39%) Oracle
3 63 (23.42%) VMware
4 54 (20.07%) Sophos
5 50 (18.59%) Symantec
6 46 (17.10%) IBM
7 25 (9.29%) HP
7 25 (9.29%) NetApp
8 18 (6.69%) 3PAR
9 17 (6.32%) Google
10 14 (5.20%) Brocade
11 12 (4.46%) TIBCO
12 11 (4.09%) Citrix
12 11 (4.09%) webMethods
12 11 (4.09%) WSO2
13 9 (3.35%) Cisco
13 9 (3.35%) Dell
13 9 (3.35%) LogRhythm
13 9 (3.35%) MuleSoft
13 9 (3.35%) Talend