Period
to 23 March 2019

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 23 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 121 55 42
Rank change year-on-year -66 -13 +2
Permanent jobs citing Unix 59 257 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.81% 5.16% 5.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.92% 18.37% 25.03%
Number of salaries quoted 46 197 145
Hertfordshire median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +15.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £33,750 £39,500 £31,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £67,500 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22% -

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 852 1,399 975
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 26.15% 28.11% 21.82%
Number of salaries quoted 682 1,153 788
Hertfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £46,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.98% +6.90% +8.75%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £71,250 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 23 March 2019.

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 23 March 2019. 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 -17 26 £60,000 - 2
Watford -20 20 £67,500 +28.57%
Berkhamsted - 4 £25,000 -
Welwyn Garden City -6 2 £52,500 +7.69%
Hemel Hempstead -10 2 - -
Hitchin - 2 £55,000 -
Unix
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2019, 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 45 (76.27%) Linux
2 27 (45.76%) Python
3 20 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (32.20%) SQL
5 18 (30.51%) Oracle
5 18 (30.51%) Windows
6 17 (28.81%) VMware
7 16 (27.12%) TCP/IP
8 15 (25.42%) Shell Script
9 14 (23.73%) Java
9 14 (23.73%) Degree
9 14 (23.73%) OpenStack
10 12 (20.34%) Velocity
10 12 (20.34%) Finance
11 11 (18.64%) Internet
11 11 (18.64%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (16.95%) Test Automation
12 10 (16.95%) Puppet
13 9 (15.25%) DevOps
13 9 (15.25%) Selenium
13 9 (15.25%) QA
13 9 (15.25%) Computer Science
13 9 (15.25%) WebSphere
13 9 (15.25%) Replication
14 8 (13.56%) IBM
14 8 (13.56%) Data Centre
15 7 (11.86%) Kubernetes
15 7 (11.86%) Juniper
15 7 (11.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 7 (11.86%) ITIL

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 14 (23.73%) OpenStack
2 9 (15.25%) WebSphere
3 6 (10.17%) Tomcat
4 5 (8.47%) GlassFish
5 4 (6.78%) JBoss
5 4 (6.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (5.08%) Jetty
6 3 (5.08%) MQSeries
6 3 (5.08%) WebLogic
7 2 (3.39%) WordPress
8 1 (1.69%) Apache
8 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.69%) Confluence
8 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.69%) IIS
8 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.69%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.69%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.08%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (5.08%) IaaS
2 3 (5.08%) PaaS
2 3 (5.08%) SaaS
3 2 (3.39%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.69%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.69%) Office 365
4 1 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (27.12%) TCP/IP
2 11 (18.64%) Internet
3 6 (10.17%) MPLS
3 6 (10.17%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (10.17%) Wireless
4 4 (6.78%) DNS
5 3 (5.08%) Firewall
5 3 (5.08%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (5.08%) SAN
5 3 (5.08%) VPN
6 1 (1.69%) DHCP
6 1 (1.69%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) Oracle Database
1 7 (11.86%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.08%) MySQL
3 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.39%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (3.39%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.69%) Big Data
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (15.25%) Selenium
2 6 (10.17%) Cucumber
3 5 (8.47%) JBehave
3 5 (8.47%) Maven
4 4 (6.78%) Gradle
5 3 (5.08%) Appium
5 3 (5.08%) JIRA
5 3 (5.08%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.69%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.69%) Checkstyle
7 1 (1.69%) Codeship
7 1 (1.69%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.69%) PROIV
7 1 (1.69%) Robot Framework
7 1 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.69%) Subversion
7 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (20.34%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Retail
3 3 (5.08%) French Language
3 3 (5.08%) German Language
3 3 (5.08%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (15.25%) Architect
1 9 (15.25%) Unix Engineer
2 8 (13.56%) DBA
3 7 (11.86%) Network Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (8.47%) Oracle DBA
5 5 (8.47%) QA Tester
5 5 (8.47%) Technical Architect
5 5 (8.47%) Tester
6 3 (5.08%) Administrator
6 3 (5.08%) Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Automation Tester
6 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (5.08%) QA Automation Tester
6 3 (5.08%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Data Architect
7 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
7 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.34%) Velocity
2 7 (11.86%) Java EE
3 5 (8.47%) Gherkin
3 5 (8.47%) Web Services
4 4 (6.78%) JMS
5 3 (5.08%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (5.08%) EJB
5 3 (5.08%) EJB 3.0
5 3 (5.08%) HornetQ
5 3 (5.08%) Java SE
5 3 (5.08%) JTS
5 3 (5.08%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (3.39%) REST
6 2 (3.39%) SOAP
7 1 (1.69%) .NET
7 1 (1.69%) HTML
7 1 (1.69%) J2EE
7 1 (1.69%) MSMQ
7 1 (1.69%) WSDL
7 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Replication
2 8 (13.56%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.08%) Cloud Native
3 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (5.08%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (5.08%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (5.08%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (5.08%) Public Cloud
3 3 (5.08%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.39%) Fintech
5 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 45 (76.27%) Linux
2 18 (30.51%) Windows
3 6 (10.17%) AIX
3 6 (10.17%) Debian
3 6 (10.17%) Windows Server
4 5 (8.47%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.69%) CentOS
5 1 (1.69%) CoreOS
5 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.69%) Solaris
5 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (16.95%) Test Automation
3 9 (15.25%) Computer Science
3 9 (15.25%) DevOps
4 7 (11.86%) ITIL
4 7 (11.86%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (8.47%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (8.47%) Mentoring
5 5 (8.47%) Programme Governance
5 5 (8.47%) Scrum
5 5 (8.47%) SDET
5 5 (8.47%) Service Management
5 5 (8.47%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 5 (8.47%) Software Architecture
5 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (8.47%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (6.78%) API Testing
6 4 (6.78%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 4 (6.78%) Coaching
6 4 (6.78%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 27 (45.76%) Python
2 19 (32.20%) SQL
3 15 (25.42%) Shell Script
4 14 (23.73%) Java
5 7 (11.86%) Bash Shell
6 6 (10.17%) Java 8
6 6 (10.17%) PowerShell
7 5 (8.47%) Ruby
8 4 (6.78%) JavaScript
8 4 (6.78%) Perl
8 4 (6.78%) PL/SQL
9 3 (5.08%) AWK
10 1 (1.69%) ANSI SQL
10 1 (1.69%) VB
10 1 (1.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (23.73%) Degree
2 4 (6.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (5.08%) AWS Certification
3 3 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.08%) Master's Degree
3 3 (5.08%) MBA
4 2 (3.39%) CCNP
4 2 (3.39%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.39%) JNCIP
5 1 (1.69%) CCIE
5 1 (1.69%) CCNA
5 1 (1.69%) CISA
5 1 (1.69%) CISM
5 1 (1.69%) CISSP
5 1 (1.69%) GIAC
5 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.25%) QA
System Software
1 11 (18.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.47%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.47%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (6.78%) Docker
3 4 (6.78%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.78%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.39%) Ceph
5 1 (1.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (16.95%) Puppet
2 7 (11.86%) Kubernetes
2 7 (11.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (10.17%) Ansible
3 6 (10.17%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (6.78%) Data Guard
4 4 (6.78%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (3.39%) Terraform
6 1 (1.69%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (1.69%) Mesos
6 1 (1.69%) Rancher
6 1 (1.69%) SCCM
6 1 (1.69%) SCOM
6 1 (1.69%) yum
Vendors
1 18 (30.51%) Oracle
2 17 (28.81%) VMware
3 8 (13.56%) IBM
4 7 (11.86%) Juniper
5 6 (10.17%) NetApp
6 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
7 3 (5.08%) Google
8 1 (1.69%) Apple
8 1 (1.69%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.69%) Cisco
8 1 (1.69%) Citrix
8 1 (1.69%) Dell
8 1 (1.69%) HP
8 1 (1.69%) IDERA
8 1 (1.69%) NGA Human Resources
8 1 (1.69%) SAP
8 1 (1.69%) Sonatype
8 1 (1.69%) Sybase
8 1 (1.69%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.69%) webMethods