Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 71 57
Rank change year-on-year +27 -14 -17
Permanent jobs citing Unix 235 184 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.82% 4.37% 4.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.82% 15.30% 19.59%
Number of salaries quoted 147 143 151
Hertfordshire median annual salary £65,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.81% +10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £46,250 £32,000 £31,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £67,500 £67,000
East of England median annual salary £60,000 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +27.66% -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 1,030 1,203 1,016
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 25.50% 28.54% 23.04%
Number of salaries quoted 774 1,021 826
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -4.49% +4.71%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,625
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +17 92 £65,000 +8.33% 13
Watford -13 43 £70,000 +27.27% 3
Welwyn Garden City -20 28 £52,500 +64.06%
Hemel Hempstead +13 12 £47,500 +26.67%
Stevenage - 3 - - 2
Borehamwood -8 2 - -
Radlett - 1 £42,500 -
Unix
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 153 (65.11%) Linux
2 131 (55.74%) Windows
3 72 (30.64%) Microsoft
4 71 (30.21%) Python
5 70 (29.79%) Puppet
6 68 (28.94%) CISSP
7 66 (28.09%) Oracle
8 62 (26.38%) CISM
8 62 (26.38%) DevOps
9 59 (25.11%) ITIL
10 58 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
10 58 (24.68%) Retail
11 56 (23.83%) Java
11 56 (23.83%) Continuous Improvement
12 55 (23.40%) Amazon AWS
12 55 (23.40%) Sophos
12 55 (23.40%) GIAC
13 54 (22.98%) Problem-Solving
14 53 (22.55%) VMware
15 51 (21.70%) Symantec
16 48 (20.43%) SSCP
16 48 (20.43%) SANS
16 48 (20.43%) CompTIA Security+
16 48 (20.43%) Site Reliability Engineering
17 47 (20.00%) SIEM
18 46 (19.57%) Docker
18 46 (19.57%) CISA
19 43 (18.30%) OpenStack
20 41 (17.45%) CSSLP
20 41 (17.45%) Ansible

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 43 (18.30%) OpenStack
2 28 (11.91%) GlassFish
3 25 (10.64%) JBoss
3 25 (10.64%) WebSphere
4 24 (10.21%) Tomcat
5 17 (7.23%) WebLogic
6 16 (6.81%) MQSeries
6 16 (6.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (2.13%) Confluence
8 3 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.85%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.43%) Apache
10 1 (0.43%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (2.13%) HipChat
2 4 (1.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 55 (23.40%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (14.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (11.49%) SaaS
4 18 (7.66%) IaaS
5 15 (6.38%) AWS CloudFormation
6 14 (5.96%) PaaS
7 11 (4.68%) Office 365
8 8 (3.40%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (2.98%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.43%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 40 (17.02%) TCP/IP
2 20 (8.51%) SAN
3 17 (7.23%) DNS
3 17 (7.23%) Firewall
3 17 (7.23%) Internet
4 14 (5.96%) Reverse Proxy
4 14 (5.96%) VPN
5 7 (2.98%) DKIM
5 7 (2.98%) DMARC
5 7 (2.98%) SNMP
6 4 (1.70%) HTTP
7 3 (1.28%) 802.11
7 3 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (1.28%) DHCP
7 3 (1.28%) DVB
7 3 (1.28%) RTP
8 2 (0.85%) Asterisk PBX
8 2 (0.85%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (0.85%) Junos
8 2 (0.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.06%) Oracle Database
2 25 (10.64%) PostgreSQL
3 23 (9.79%) SQL Server
4 18 (7.66%) MySQL
5 17 (7.23%) Relational Database
6 13 (5.53%) RDBMS
7 11 (4.68%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (3.83%) Amazon RDS
9 7 (2.98%) Amazon Redshift
9 7 (2.98%) MariaDB
9 7 (2.98%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (2.98%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (2.98%) Oracle Database 12c
9 7 (2.98%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (2.98%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (2.98%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (2.13%) NoSQL
11 4 (1.70%) Big Data
12 3 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 10 (4.26%) JIRA
2 7 (2.98%) Subversion
3 6 (2.55%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.55%) Maven
3 6 (2.55%) TeamCity
4 5 (2.13%) Bitbucket
5 4 (1.70%) Checkstyle
5 4 (1.70%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.70%) JUnit
5 4 (1.70%) NUnit
5 4 (1.70%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (1.28%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.28%) Redmine
6 3 (1.28%) Selenium
7 1 (0.43%) Codeship
7 1 (0.43%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.43%) Log4j
7 1 (0.43%) Mockito
7 1 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.43%) WebDriver
General
1 58 (24.68%) Retail
2 17 (7.23%) Finance
3 12 (5.11%) French Language
3 12 (5.11%) German Language
3 12 (5.11%) Swedish Language
4 9 (3.83%) Advertising
5 5 (2.13%) Publishing
6 4 (1.70%) Legal
7 3 (1.28%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.85%) Marketing
9 1 (0.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 45 (19.15%) Security Manager
2 28 (11.91%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (11.91%) Engineering Manager
3 26 (11.06%) Security Engineer
4 24 (10.21%) Architect
5 21 (8.94%) Analyst
6 19 (8.09%) Administrator
6 19 (8.09%) Infrastructure Architect
7 18 (7.66%) Linux Engineer
8 16 (6.81%) Information Manager
8 16 (6.81%) Information Security Manager
8 16 (6.81%) Python Engineer
9 15 (6.38%) DBA
9 15 (6.38%) Team Leader
10 14 (5.96%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 14 (5.96%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 12 (5.11%) Unix Team Leader
12 10 (4.26%) SQL Analyst
12 10 (4.26%) Unix Engineer
13 9 (3.83%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (12.34%) Web Services
2 23 (9.79%) Java EE
3 19 (8.09%) Velocity
4 16 (6.81%) EJB
4 16 (6.81%) JMS
5 15 (6.38%) ActiveMQ
5 15 (6.38%) EJB 3.0
5 15 (6.38%) HornetQ
5 15 (6.38%) Java SE
5 15 (6.38%) WebSphere MQ
6 14 (5.96%) HTML
7 13 (5.53%) XML
8 11 (4.68%) Hibernate
9 10 (4.26%) JSON
10 8 (3.40%) .NET
11 4 (1.70%) ASP.NET
11 4 (1.70%) Middleware
11 4 (1.70%) POSIX
11 4 (1.70%) SOAP
11 4 (1.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.49%) Computer Science
2 21 (8.94%) Replication
2 21 (8.94%) Security Operations Centre
3 17 (7.23%) Hybrid Cloud
4 15 (6.38%) Management Information System
5 14 (5.96%) Linux Command Line
5 14 (5.96%) Private Cloud
6 13 (5.53%) Public Cloud
7 12 (5.11%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (4.26%) Data Centre
9 7 (2.98%) PKI
10 6 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (2.55%) Fintech
11 5 (2.13%) Cloud Native
11 5 (2.13%) HP Storage
12 4 (1.70%) Robotics
13 3 (1.28%) e-Health
13 3 (1.28%) Enterprise Storage
13 3 (1.28%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 153 (65.11%) Linux
2 131 (55.74%) Windows
3 22 (9.36%) AIX
3 22 (9.36%) Debian
4 15 (6.38%) HPUX
4 15 (6.38%) Ubuntu
5 14 (5.96%) Windows Server
6 11 (4.68%) CoreOS
7 3 (1.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (26.38%) DevOps
2 59 (25.11%) ITIL
3 58 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (23.83%) Continuous Improvement
5 54 (22.98%) Problem-Solving
6 48 (20.43%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 47 (20.00%) SIEM
8 39 (16.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 27 (11.49%) Due Diligence
9 27 (11.49%) Security Operations
10 26 (11.06%) Cybersecurity
10 26 (11.06%) E-Commerce
10 26 (11.06%) Mentoring
11 22 (9.36%) Mathematics
11 22 (9.36%) Migration
11 22 (9.36%) Physics
12 21 (8.94%) Application Performance Monitoring
12 21 (8.94%) Identity Access Management
12 21 (8.94%) Performance Monitoring
12 21 (8.94%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 71 (30.21%) Python
2 56 (23.83%) Java
3 41 (17.45%) Shell Script
4 25 (10.64%) SQL
5 23 (9.79%) Bash Shell
6 17 (7.23%) PowerShell
7 13 (5.53%) AWK
8 10 (4.26%) JavaScript
9 8 (3.40%) ANSI SQL
10 4 (1.70%) C
10 4 (1.70%) C#
10 4 (1.70%) Ruby
10 4 (1.70%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.28%) C++
12 2 (0.85%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.85%) ActionScript 2.0
12 2 (0.85%) Perl
12 2 (0.85%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.85%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 68 (28.94%) CISSP
2 62 (26.38%) CISM
3 55 (23.40%) GIAC
4 48 (20.43%) CompTIA Security+
4 48 (20.43%) SANS
4 48 (20.43%) SSCP
5 46 (19.57%) CISA
6 41 (17.45%) CSSLP
7 39 (16.60%) Degree
8 27 (11.49%) Computer Science Degree
9 12 (5.11%) CRISC
10 10 (4.26%) AWS Certification
11 8 (3.40%) CREST Certified
11 8 (3.40%) Master's Degree
12 7 (2.98%) GCFA
12 7 (2.98%) GCFE
12 7 (2.98%) GREM
12 7 (2.98%) SC Cleared
12 7 (2.98%) Security Cleared
13 5 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (8.51%) PCI DSS
3 18 (7.66%) GDPR
4 14 (5.96%) ISO 22301
5 10 (4.26%) COBIT
6 3 (1.28%) BS7799
7 2 (0.85%) SLA
8 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 46 (19.57%) Docker
2 35 (14.89%) VMware ESXi
3 30 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (8.94%) Ceph
5 11 (4.68%) vSphere
6 10 (4.26%) Hyper-V
7 5 (2.13%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 70 (29.79%) Puppet
2 41 (17.45%) Ansible
3 40 (17.02%) Kubernetes
4 37 (15.74%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (6.38%) HP Data Protector
6 12 (5.11%) Grafana
7 11 (4.68%) Norton AntiVirus
8 8 (3.40%) Prometheus
9 7 (2.98%) CASB
9 7 (2.98%) EnCase
10 5 (2.13%) Docker Swarm
10 5 (2.13%) Mesos
10 5 (2.13%) Rancher
10 5 (2.13%) Terraform
10 5 (2.13%) yum
11 3 (1.28%) AppManager
11 3 (1.28%) CA Spectrum
11 3 (1.28%) Netcool
12 2 (0.85%) Nagios
12 2 (0.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 72 (30.64%) Microsoft
2 66 (28.09%) Oracle
3 55 (23.40%) Sophos
4 53 (22.55%) VMware
5 51 (21.70%) Symantec
6 33 (14.04%) IBM
7 29 (12.34%) NetApp
8 16 (6.81%) LogRhythm
9 15 (6.38%) HP
10 11 (4.68%) Forcepoint
11 10 (4.26%) Google
12 9 (3.83%) Cisco
13 8 (3.40%) 3PAR
13 8 (3.40%) Sybase
14 6 (2.55%) PagerDuty
15 5 (2.13%) Aruba
15 5 (2.13%) Atlassian
15 5 (2.13%) Brocade
15 5 (2.13%) Juniper
16 4 (1.70%) Splunk