Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 42 34
Rank change year-on-year -14 -8 -12
Permanent jobs citing Unix 208 239 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.56% 5.42% 6.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.01% 22.91% 24.19%
Number of salaries quoted 159 155 255
Hertfordshire median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,250 £32,900
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,700 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 1,299 1,043 1,273
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 28.47% 23.63% 25.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,072 845 1,032
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £23,000 £23,587 £23,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% 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 January 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 23 January 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 +21 68 £60,000 +4.35% 10
Watford -30 37 £65,000 +62.50% 4
Hemel Hempstead +15 30 £50,000 +14.29% 5
Welwyn Garden City -5 25 £32,000 -32.63% 3
Borehamwood +7 15 £47,000 +4.44%
St Albans - 9 £55,000 -
Rickmansworth -6 6 £60,000 +41.18%
Letchworth -5 2 £42,500 +32.81%
Hertford - 1 £45,000 - 2
Unix
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 124 (59.62%) Linux
2 100 (48.08%) Windows
3 87 (41.83%) Java
4 67 (32.21%) SQL
4 67 (32.21%) Degree
5 62 (29.81%) Oracle
6 57 (27.40%) Finance
7 56 (26.92%) Python
8 54 (25.96%) Software Engineering
9 53 (25.48%) HTML
10 51 (24.52%) Agile Software Development
11 47 (22.60%) Open Source
12 46 (22.12%) JavaScript
13 45 (21.63%) XML
13 45 (21.63%) IBM
14 41 (19.71%) Configuration Management
15 40 (19.23%) Microsoft
16 39 (18.75%) VMware
17 38 (18.27%) VPN
17 38 (18.27%) Web Services
18 37 (17.79%) OpenStack
18 37 (17.79%) Ceph
19 35 (16.83%) Puppet
20 34 (16.35%) MySQL
21 33 (15.87%) ITIL
21 33 (15.87%) Server Building
21 33 (15.87%) Windows Server
22 32 (15.38%) DevOps
22 32 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
23 31 (14.90%) CSS

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 37 (17.79%) OpenStack
2 16 (7.69%) Confluence
3 14 (6.73%) CMS
4 12 (5.77%) WebSphere
5 11 (5.29%) JBoss
6 9 (4.33%) Tomcat
6 9 (4.33%) WebLogic
7 8 (3.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 8 (3.85%) Apache
8 7 (3.37%) Oracle Service Bus
8 7 (3.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (1.92%) NetWeaver
10 3 (1.44%) MQSeries
10 3 (1.44%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 1 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.48%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 6 (2.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.92%) SAP CRM
2 4 (1.92%) SAP SRM
3 3 (1.44%) Magento
4 2 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 27 (12.98%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
3 11 (5.29%) SaaS
4 10 (4.81%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (4.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 10 (4.81%) Google App Engine
4 10 (4.81%) Google Compute Engine
5 5 (2.40%) Akamai
5 5 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (1.44%) Office 365
7 2 (0.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.96%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (0.96%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.96%) PaaS
7 2 (0.96%) Route 53
7 2 (0.96%) Serverless
7 2 (0.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.48%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 38 (18.27%) VPN
2 24 (11.54%) TCP/IP
3 15 (7.21%) Wireless
4 14 (6.73%) 802.11
4 14 (6.73%) HTTP
4 14 (6.73%) Wi-Fi
5 12 (5.77%) SAN
6 11 (5.29%) SSL
7 9 (4.33%) Internet
7 9 (4.33%) NAS
7 9 (4.33%) RFID
7 9 (4.33%) Wireless Security
8 8 (3.85%) FTP
9 7 (3.37%) DHCP
9 7 (3.37%) DNS
10 6 (2.88%) Firewall
10 6 (2.88%) VoIP
11 5 (2.40%) IPsec
11 5 (2.40%) LAN
11 5 (2.40%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (16.35%) MySQL
2 28 (13.46%) SQL Server
3 27 (12.98%) Relational Database
4 26 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 21 (10.10%) Oracle Database 12c
6 18 (8.65%) RDBMS
7 16 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
8 15 (7.21%) Oracle Database 11g
9 12 (5.77%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (3.85%) Oracle Exadata
10 8 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (3.37%) DB2
12 4 (1.92%) Amazon Redshift
12 4 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.92%) MariaDB
12 4 (1.92%) SAP HANA
12 4 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (1.44%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 24 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 21 (10.10%) JIRA
3 20 (9.62%) Subversion
4 11 (5.29%) JUnit
5 10 (4.81%) Eclipse
6 8 (3.85%) GCC
6 8 (3.85%) Jenkins
6 8 (3.85%) Oracle APEX
6 8 (3.85%) Visual Studio
7 7 (3.37%) Maven
7 7 (3.37%) Selenium
8 5 (2.40%) Ant
9 3 (1.44%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.44%) GDB
9 3 (1.44%) Log4j
9 3 (1.44%) Mockito
9 3 (1.44%) ProC
9 3 (1.44%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 2 (0.96%) JBehave
11 1 (0.48%) WebDriver
General
1 57 (27.40%) Finance
2 17 (8.17%) Marketing
3 13 (6.25%) Retail
4 11 (5.29%) Back Office
4 11 (5.29%) Military
5 8 (3.85%) Automotive
5 8 (3.85%) Publishing
6 7 (3.37%) Advertising
7 6 (2.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (15.38%) Developer
2 25 (12.02%) Java Developer
3 22 (10.58%) DBA
4 20 (9.62%) Oracle DBA
5 19 (9.13%) Analyst
6 17 (8.17%) DevOps Engineer
7 16 (7.69%) Software Engineer
8 14 (6.73%) Administrator
8 14 (6.73%) Security Engineer
8 14 (6.73%) Systems Developer
9 13 (6.25%) Team Leader
10 12 (5.77%) Systems Administrator
11 11 (5.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 11 (5.29%) Linux Engineer
11 11 (5.29%) Operations Team Leader
12 10 (4.81%) Platform Engineer
12 10 (4.81%) Unix Administrator
12 10 (4.81%) Unix Systems Administrator
13 9 (4.33%) Oracle Developer
13 9 (4.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (25.48%) HTML
2 45 (21.63%) XML
3 38 (18.27%) Web Services
4 31 (14.90%) CSS
5 23 (11.06%) AngularJS
5 23 (11.06%) SOAP
6 21 (10.10%) REST
7 18 (8.65%) JSON
8 17 (8.17%) Middleware
9 16 (7.69%) .NET
9 16 (7.69%) ASP.NET
9 16 (7.69%) EDI
10 14 (6.73%) 802.1X
10 14 (6.73%) Spring
11 12 (5.77%) J2EE
11 12 (5.77%) JDBC
11 12 (5.77%) Spring MVC
12 11 (5.29%) SAP PI
12 11 (5.29%) XSLT
13 10 (4.81%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 16 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.77%) Data Centre
4 11 (5.29%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.40%) Public Cloud
5 5 (2.40%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.44%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.44%) Replication
7 2 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.48%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.48%) LPAR
8 1 (0.48%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 124 (59.62%) Linux
2 100 (48.08%) Windows
3 33 (15.87%) Windows Server
4 25 (12.02%) CoreOS
5 23 (11.06%) Solaris
6 22 (10.58%) Ubuntu
7 21 (10.10%) AIX
8 20 (9.62%) Debian
9 13 (6.25%) Apple iOS
10 7 (3.37%) HPUX
11 5 (2.40%) CentOS
11 5 (2.40%) Windows 7
12 3 (1.44%) SUSE
12 3 (1.44%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.96%) DC/OS
13 2 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.48%) Android
14 1 (0.48%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (25.96%) Software Engineering
2 51 (24.52%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (22.60%) Open Source
4 41 (19.71%) Configuration Management
5 33 (15.87%) ITIL
5 33 (15.87%) Server Building
6 32 (15.38%) DevOps
6 32 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 30 (14.42%) Scrum
8 25 (12.02%) Performance Tuning
8 25 (12.02%) TDD
9 22 (10.58%) CRM
9 22 (10.58%) Mathematics
9 22 (10.58%) Physics
10 20 (9.62%) Prototyping
11 19 (9.13%) Business Intelligence
11 19 (9.13%) Continuous Improvement
12 17 (8.17%) Continuous Delivery
12 17 (8.17%) ERP
12 17 (8.17%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (41.83%) Java
2 67 (32.21%) SQL
3 56 (26.92%) Python
4 46 (22.12%) JavaScript
5 25 (12.02%) PowerShell
6 21 (10.10%) Bash Shell
7 19 (9.13%) PHP
8 17 (8.17%) Perl
8 17 (8.17%) PL/SQL
8 17 (8.17%) Shell Script
9 16 (7.69%) C#
9 16 (7.69%) VB.NET
9 16 (7.69%) VBA
10 13 (6.25%) C++
11 11 (5.29%) C
12 8 (3.85%) Korn
13 7 (3.37%) T-SQL
13 7 (3.37%) XQuery
14 6 (2.88%) XPath
15 2 (0.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 67 (32.21%) Degree
2 26 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (10.10%) CISA
3 21 (10.10%) CISM
3 21 (10.10%) CISSP
4 16 (7.69%) SANS
4 16 (7.69%) SSCP
5 14 (6.73%) CompTIA Security+
5 14 (6.73%) GIAC
6 13 (6.25%) CSSLP
7 9 (4.33%) CWNA
8 5 (2.40%) CCNP
8 5 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (2.40%) SC Cleared
8 5 (2.40%) Security Cleared
9 4 (1.92%) MCITP
9 4 (1.92%) MCSE
9 4 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.92%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (12.02%) SLA
2 22 (10.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (5.29%) ISO 9001
3 11 (5.29%) PCI DSS
4 8 (3.85%) GDPR
5 7 (3.37%) RosettaNet
6 5 (2.40%) COBIT
6 5 (2.40%) ISO 22301
7 3 (1.44%) QA
8 1 (0.48%) HIPAA
System Software
1 37 (17.79%) Ceph
2 29 (13.94%) Docker
3 23 (11.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (6.73%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (5.29%) vSphere
6 8 (3.85%) Active Directory
6 8 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (2.88%) Xen
8 5 (2.40%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.96%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.96%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 35 (16.83%) Puppet
2 30 (14.42%) Kubernetes
3 24 (11.54%) Ansible
4 16 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (5.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 8 (3.85%) Data Guard
6 8 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (3.85%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (2.40%) vCenter Server
7 5 (2.40%) vRealize
8 2 (0.96%) Marathon
8 2 (0.96%) Mesos
8 2 (0.96%) Salt
8 2 (0.96%) SCCM
8 2 (0.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.96%) Terraform
8 2 (0.96%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 62 (29.81%) Oracle
2 45 (21.63%) IBM
3 40 (19.23%) Microsoft
4 39 (18.75%) VMware
5 23 (11.06%) Citrix
6 22 (10.58%) NetApp
7 15 (7.21%) Juniper
7 15 (7.21%) Symantec
7 15 (7.21%) Veeam
8 13 (6.25%) Google
8 13 (6.25%) Sophos
9 11 (5.29%) Adobe
9 11 (5.29%) SAP
9 11 (5.29%) Xerox
10 8 (3.85%) Sun
11 6 (2.88%) Red Hat
11 6 (2.88%) Remedy
12 5 (2.40%) Blue Coat
12 5 (2.40%) CheckPoint
12 5 (2.40%) Cisco