Period
to 17 August 2017

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

Unix
6 months to
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 51 47
Rank change year-on-year -23 -4 -11
Permanent jobs citing Unix 176 268 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.58% 4.62% 5.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.64% 22.06% 22.03%
Number of salaries quoted 119 170 289
Leeds median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £43,596
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -2.51% +8.99%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,450 £30,750
90th Percentile £63,000 £62,500 £60,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.50% -5.88% +6.25%

Unix is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 998 1215 1684
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 20.29% 20.94% 24.66%
Number of salaries quoted 823 961 1377
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,750 £24,611
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year - -2.60% +6.21%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Leeds

Unix
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Unix in Leeds

Unix
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Leeds over the 6 months to 17 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix in Leeds

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

1 132 (75.00%) Linux
2 79 (44.89%) SQL
3 68 (38.64%) Puppet
4 62 (35.23%) Windows
5 61 (34.66%) Oracle
6 60 (34.09%) Microsoft
6 60 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
6 60 (34.09%) Continuous Integration
7 59 (33.52%) VMware
8 54 (30.68%) DevOps
9 49 (27.84%) Opscode Chef
9 49 (27.84%) VMware Infrastructure
10 47 (26.70%) Shell Script
11 42 (23.86%) vSphere
11 42 (23.86%) Amazon AWS
12 41 (23.30%) Python
13 40 (22.73%) Configuration Management
13 40 (22.73%) Ruby
14 39 (22.16%) E-Commerce
14 39 (22.16%) High Availability
15 38 (21.59%) OpenStack
15 38 (21.59%) CloudStack
15 38 (21.59%) XenServer
15 38 (21.59%) EnterpriseDB
15 38 (21.59%) Bash Shell
15 38 (21.59%) DSDM
15 38 (21.59%) Scrum
15 38 (21.59%) Xen
16 37 (21.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 33 (18.75%) SQL Server

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 38 (21.59%) CloudStack
1 38 (21.59%) OpenStack
2 24 (13.64%) IIS
3 22 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 21 (11.93%) Apache
5 15 (8.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (8.52%) SharePoint
6 14 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (7.39%) Exchange Server 2010
8 12 (6.82%) WebLogic
9 11 (6.25%) JBoss
9 11 (6.25%) WebSphere
10 4 (2.27%) Skype for Business
11 3 (1.70%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (1.70%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.70%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.57%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Magento
1 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.57%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 42 (23.86%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (17.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.57%) GitHub
3 1 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.93%) SAN
2 19 (10.80%) DNS
3 18 (10.23%) VPN
4 11 (6.25%) Firewall
5 8 (4.55%) iSCSI
6 7 (3.98%) DHCP
6 7 (3.98%) NAS
7 6 (3.41%) LAN
8 4 (2.27%) VoIP
9 3 (1.70%) Internet
9 3 (1.70%) ISDN
9 3 (1.70%) Network Security
9 3 (1.70%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.70%) WAN
10 2 (1.14%) Wireless
11 1 (0.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (0.57%) VLAN
11 1 (0.57%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.23%) Apache Cassandra
2 18 (10.23%) NoSQL
3 17 (9.66%) MongoDB
4 14 (7.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (3.41%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.84%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (2.27%) BusinessObjects XI
8 4 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.70%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (1.70%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.70%) MySQL
10 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (1.14%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.57%) Big Data
11 1 (0.57%) DB2
11 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 20 (11.36%) Git (software)
2 13 (7.39%) Octopus Deploy
3 12 (6.82%) Jenkins
3 12 (6.82%) TeamCity
4 5 (2.84%) Selenium
5 4 (2.27%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.27%) Gatling
5 4 (2.27%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (1.14%) Subversion
7 1 (0.57%) JMeter
7 1 (0.57%) TestComplete
7 1 (0.57%) WatiN
7 1 (0.57%) WATIR
General
1 8 (4.55%) Finance
2 7 (3.98%) Law
3 5 (2.84%) Legal
4 2 (1.14%) Advertising
5 1 (0.57%) Games
5 1 (0.57%) Local Government
5 1 (0.57%) Marketing
5 1 (0.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 30 (17.05%) Platform Engineer
3 26 (14.77%) Analyst
4 22 (12.50%) Architect
5 19 (10.80%) Cloud Architect
6 18 (10.23%) Web Architect
7 17 (9.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 17 (9.66%) Windows Engineer
8 15 (8.52%) Linux Engineer
9 14 (7.95%) Applications Support
10 13 (7.39%) E-Commerce Architect
10 13 (7.39%) Infrastructure Architect
10 13 (7.39%) Support Analyst
10 13 (7.39%) Technical Engineer
10 13 (7.39%) Unix Architect
10 13 (7.39%) VMware Architect
11 12 (6.82%) Administrator
11 12 (6.82%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
12 11 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
12 11 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (18.18%) .NET
2 18 (10.23%) Web Services
3 12 (6.82%) ASP.NET
4 6 (3.41%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.70%) HTML
5 3 (1.70%) XML
6 2 (1.14%) COM
6 2 (1.14%) J2EE
7 1 (0.57%) JSP
7 1 (0.57%) Laravel
7 1 (0.57%) Middleware
7 1 (0.57%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.91%) Data Centre
2 15 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 11 (6.25%) Private Cloud
4 10 (5.68%) Public Cloud
5 8 (4.55%) Clustering
6 7 (3.98%) CMDB
7 3 (1.70%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.70%) PKI
8 2 (1.14%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.57%) Fintech
9 1 (0.57%) iSeries
9 1 (0.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 132 (75.00%) Linux
2 62 (35.23%) Windows
3 37 (21.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 31 (17.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (16.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (9.66%) Windows Server
7 7 (3.98%) CentOS
7 7 (3.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.27%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.14%) Solaris
10 1 (0.57%) AIX
10 1 (0.57%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
1 60 (34.09%) Continuous Integration
2 54 (30.68%) DevOps
3 40 (22.73%) Configuration Management
4 39 (22.16%) E-Commerce
4 39 (22.16%) High Availability
5 38 (21.59%) DSDM
5 38 (21.59%) Scrum
6 31 (17.61%) ITIL
7 28 (15.91%) RUP
8 16 (9.09%) Change Control
8 16 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (7.95%) Web Development
10 13 (7.39%) Presales
11 12 (6.82%) Continuous Delivery
12 11 (6.25%) Mentoring
12 11 (6.25%) Release Automation
13 10 (5.68%) Information Security
14 9 (5.11%) Load Balancing
14 9 (5.11%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 79 (44.89%) SQL
2 47 (26.70%) Shell Script
3 41 (23.30%) Python
4 40 (22.73%) Ruby
5 38 (21.59%) Bash Shell
6 22 (12.50%) PowerShell
7 18 (10.23%) C#
8 12 (6.82%) Perl
9 8 (4.55%) Java
9 8 (4.55%) PL/SQL
10 6 (3.41%) VBA
11 5 (2.84%) JavaScript
12 4 (2.27%) VB
12 4 (2.27%) VBScript
13 3 (1.70%) PHP
14 2 (1.14%) C++
15 1 (0.57%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (6.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 10 (5.68%) MCSE
2 10 (5.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.98%) MCSA
4 4 (2.27%) CCNA
4 4 (2.27%) CISA
4 4 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.27%) CISM
4 4 (2.27%) CISSP
4 4 (2.27%) Degree
4 4 (2.27%) ISEB
4 4 (2.27%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.70%) CCDA
5 3 (1.70%) MCP
5 3 (1.70%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.70%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.57%) CCNP
6 1 (0.57%) HNC
6 1 (0.57%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.11%) SLA
2 4 (2.27%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.27%) QA
3 2 (1.14%) DICOM
3 2 (1.14%) HL7
3 2 (1.14%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.57%) GDPR
4 1 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 49 (27.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (23.86%) vSphere
3 38 (21.59%) Xen
3 38 (21.59%) XenServer
4 29 (16.48%) Active Directory
5 27 (15.34%) Docker
6 13 (7.39%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (7.39%) XenApp
7 7 (3.98%) Hyper-V
8 3 (1.70%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.14%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 68 (38.64%) Puppet
2 49 (27.84%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (16.48%) Cobbler
4 28 (15.91%) Tivoli
5 18 (10.23%) Ansible
6 10 (5.68%) ServiceCenter
7 8 (4.55%) Terraform
8 7 (3.98%) Packer
9 6 (3.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 5 (2.84%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (2.84%) Opsview
11 3 (1.70%) SCCM
11 3 (1.70%) SCOM
11 3 (1.70%) WSUS
12 1 (0.57%) Data Guard
12 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 1 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
12 1 (0.57%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 61 (34.66%) Oracle
2 60 (34.09%) Microsoft
3 59 (33.52%) VMware
4 38 (21.59%) EnterpriseDB
5 30 (17.05%) Red Hat
6 22 (12.50%) Citrix
7 18 (10.23%) F5
7 18 (10.23%) Rackspace
8 17 (9.66%) Brocade
9 15 (8.52%) CommVault
10 14 (7.95%) Dell Compellent
10 14 (7.95%) NetApp
11 12 (6.82%) HP
12 10 (5.68%) Dell
13 9 (5.11%) Cisco
14 8 (4.55%) Civica
15 6 (3.41%) Veeam
16 5 (2.84%) CheckPoint
16 5 (2.84%) Kaspersky
16 5 (2.84%) Symantec