Period
to 21 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 21 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > London
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 86 76 61
Rank change year-on-year -10 -15 -16
Permanent jobs citing Unix 2,201 2,776 3,176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.63% 3.97% 4.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.30% 16.78% 18.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,750 2,150 2,508
London median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -4.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £97,500 £97,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year - +6.80% +3.00%

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 London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 13,499 16,540 17,050
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 22.23% 23.62% 24.85%
Number of salaries quoted 11,203 13,835 14,557
London median annual salary £60,000 £56,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +1.82% +4.76%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +1.12%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix in London

Unix
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Unix in London

Unix
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in London over the 6 months to 21 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Unix in London

Unix
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the London region over the 6 months to 21 April 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
Central London +13 437 £70,000 - 26
West London -2 57 £30,000 -40.00% 7
South London +7 39 £49,000 -18.33% 7
East London +10 25 £51,000 -29.66% 3
North London +15 6 £25,000 -60.00% 1
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 London region with a requirement for Unix.

1 1,319 (59.93%) Linux
2 879 (39.94%) Finance
3 876 (39.80%) SQL
4 743 (33.76%) Python
5 725 (32.94%) Java
6 590 (26.81%) Windows
7 452 (20.54%) Amazon AWS
8 448 (20.35%) DevOps
9 417 (18.95%) Oracle
10 416 (18.90%) Agile Software Development
11 348 (15.81%) Perl
12 346 (15.72%) Bash Shell
13 333 (15.13%) Banking
14 290 (13.18%) Git (software)
15 270 (12.27%) Puppet
16 267 (12.13%) Problem-Solving
17 259 (11.77%) Jenkins
17 259 (11.77%) Docker
18 255 (11.59%) Ansible
19 253 (11.49%) Degree
20 248 (11.27%) Front Office
21 242 (11.00%) Microsoft Azure
22 240 (10.90%) Continuous Integration
23 233 (10.59%) FIX Protocol
24 220 (10.00%) Shell Script
25 211 (9.59%) Equities
25 211 (9.59%) Fintech
26 206 (9.36%) QA
27 203 (9.22%) C++
28 200 (9.09%) Microsoft

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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
1 111 (5.04%) Apache Spark
2 87 (3.95%) Apache
3 49 (2.23%) Tomcat
3 49 (2.23%) WebSphere
4 48 (2.18%) Confluence
5 42 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
6 41 (1.86%) Apache Pig
7 38 (1.73%) IIS
8 28 (1.27%) WebLogic
9 23 (1.04%) JBoss
9 23 (1.04%) WordPress
10 20 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
11 19 (0.86%) Oracle Coherence
12 17 (0.77%) MS Exchange
12 17 (0.77%) nginx
13 15 (0.68%) CMS
14 14 (0.64%) SharePoint
15 10 (0.45%) SAS
16 8 (0.36%) Oracle Application Server
17 7 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 32 (1.45%) MS Visio
2 20 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
4 13 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.23%) LaTeX
6 3 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.091%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 20 (0.91%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 10 (0.45%) thinkFolio
3 9 (0.41%) SimCorp Dimension
4 8 (0.36%) Eagle PACE
4 8 (0.36%) Front Arena
4 8 (0.36%) Markit EDM
4 8 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
4 8 (0.36%) SAP Hybris
5 6 (0.27%) Distributed Ledger
6 3 (0.14%) OpenLink RightAngle
6 3 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.14%) Rolfe and Nolan
6 3 (0.14%) Salerio
6 3 (0.14%) SAP BPC
6 3 (0.14%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.091%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.091%) LatentZero
7 2 (0.091%) LongView
7 2 (0.091%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 452 (20.54%) Amazon AWS
2 242 (11.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 172 (7.81%) Google Cloud Platform
4 58 (2.64%) SaaS
5 46 (2.09%) IaaS
6 35 (1.59%) Amazon SQS
7 34 (1.54%) GitHub
8 33 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
9 31 (1.41%) Office 365
10 28 (1.27%) PaaS
11 27 (1.23%) Serverless
12 26 (1.18%) CloudBees
13 24 (1.09%) Amazon S3
14 21 (0.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 21 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
15 20 (0.91%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
16 17 (0.77%) AWS Lambda
17 16 (0.73%) AWS Fargate
18 14 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
18 14 (0.64%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 162 (7.36%) Firewall
2 118 (5.36%) TCP/IP
3 95 (4.32%) FIX Connectivity
4 71 (3.23%) DNS
5 57 (2.59%) Intrusion Detection
6 51 (2.32%) SAN
7 41 (1.86%) WAN
8 39 (1.77%) Internet
9 35 (1.59%) LAN
10 33 (1.50%) VPN
11 32 (1.45%) Network Security
12 30 (1.36%) HTTP
13 28 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
14 26 (1.18%) DHCP
14 26 (1.18%) SSL
15 24 (1.09%) IPsec
16 23 (1.04%) NAS
17 17 (0.77%) NetScaler
18 16 (0.73%) SNMP
19 15 (0.68%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (8.86%) Big Data
2 188 (8.54%) SQL Server
3 174 (7.91%) MySQL
4 164 (7.45%) Relational Database
5 147 (6.68%) Hadoop
6 137 (6.22%) Oracle Database
7 130 (5.91%) Data Warehouse
8 116 (5.27%) NoSQL
9 86 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
10 62 (2.82%) MongoDB
11 60 (2.73%) Apache Hive
12 57 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
13 55 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
13 55 (2.50%) RDBMS
14 52 (2.36%) HBase
15 47 (2.14%) Power BI
16 42 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 38 (1.73%) Amazon Redshift
18 32 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
19 31 (1.41%) Redis
Development Applications
1 290 (13.18%) Git (software)
2 259 (11.77%) Jenkins
3 200 (9.09%) JIRA
4 105 (4.77%) Selenium
5 101 (4.59%) Maven
6 97 (4.41%) Subversion
7 90 (4.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 58 (2.64%) Cucumber
9 56 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
10 55 (2.50%) GoCD
11 53 (2.41%) TeamCity
12 52 (2.36%) Octopus Deploy
13 46 (2.09%) Gradle
13 46 (2.09%) JUnit
14 44 (2.00%) LoadRunner
15 43 (1.95%) HP UFT
16 41 (1.86%) IBM UrbanCode
16 41 (1.86%) JMeter
17 36 (1.64%) Ant
18 35 (1.59%) Travis CI
General
1 879 (39.94%) Finance
2 333 (15.13%) Banking
3 248 (11.27%) Front Office
4 164 (7.45%) Investment Banking
5 66 (3.00%) Law
6 58 (2.64%) Back Office
7 52 (2.36%) Military
8 50 (2.27%) Marketing
9 37 (1.68%) Financial Institution
10 36 (1.64%) Games
10 36 (1.64%) Retail
11 34 (1.54%) Advertising
12 30 (1.36%) Legal
13 28 (1.27%) Telecoms
14 13 (0.59%) General Ledger
15 11 (0.50%) Manufacturing
16 10 (0.45%) Electronics
17 5 (0.23%) Automotive
17 5 (0.23%) Multimedia
17 5 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 473 (21.49%) Developer
2 293 (13.31%) Analyst
3 289 (13.13%) Applications Support
4 191 (8.68%) Java Developer
5 186 (8.45%) Support Analyst
6 159 (7.22%) Support Engineer
7 138 (6.27%) Linux Engineer
8 134 (6.09%) DevOps Engineer
9 127 (5.77%) Administrator
10 126 (5.72%) Applications Support Analyst
11 103 (4.68%) Consultant
12 94 (4.27%) Applications Engineer
12 94 (4.27%) Unix Engineer
13 90 (4.09%) Architect
14 88 (4.00%) Unix Support
15 86 (3.91%) Applications Support Engineer
16 74 (3.36%) Software Engineer
17 66 (3.00%) QA Engineer
18 65 (2.95%) Linux Administrator
19 64 (2.91%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (10.59%) FIX Protocol
2 182 (8.27%) Web Services
3 125 (5.68%) HTML
4 84 (3.82%) .NET
5 81 (3.68%) REST
6 77 (3.50%) CSS
7 70 (3.18%) Kafka
8 68 (3.09%) Spring
9 67 (3.04%) XML
10 59 (2.68%) Node.js
10 59 (2.68%) RESTful
11 51 (2.32%) Spring Boot
12 50 (2.27%) Elastic Stack
13 46 (2.09%) LDAP
14 43 (1.95%) J2EE
15 42 (1.91%) React
16 41 (1.86%) JSON
17 40 (1.82%) SOAP
18 38 (1.73%) AngularJS
19 33 (1.50%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 211 (9.59%) Equities
1 211 (9.59%) Fintech
2 196 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
3 167 (7.59%) Fixed Income
4 165 (7.50%) Derivative
4 165 (7.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 125 (5.68%) Hedge funds
6 97 (4.41%) Linux Command Line
7 92 (4.18%) Algorithms
8 75 (3.41%) Data Structures
9 73 (3.32%) Enterprise Software
10 57 (2.59%) Management Information System
11 56 (2.54%) Greenfield Project
12 55 (2.50%) Public Cloud
13 54 (2.45%) Client/Server
14 46 (2.09%) Hybrid Cloud
15 40 (1.82%) Data Centre
16 35 (1.59%) Mobile App
17 34 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
18 28 (1.27%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1,319 (59.93%) Linux
2 590 (26.81%) Windows
3 103 (4.68%) Solaris
4 98 (4.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 75 (3.41%) CentOS
6 57 (2.59%) AIX
7 55 (2.50%) Android
8 52 (2.36%) Windows Server
9 50 (2.27%) Apple iOS
10 36 (1.64%) Ubuntu
11 28 (1.27%) CoreOS
12 27 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
13 25 (1.14%) Fedora
14 21 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
15 18 (0.82%) HPUX
16 17 (0.77%) SUSE
17 15 (0.68%) Windows NT
18 14 (0.64%) Mac OS
19 13 (0.59%) Debian
20 12 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 448 (20.35%) DevOps
2 416 (18.90%) Agile Software Development
3 267 (12.13%) Problem-Solving
4 240 (10.90%) Continuous Integration
5 175 (7.95%) Software Engineering
6 173 (7.86%) Computer Science
7 152 (6.91%) Analytics
7 152 (6.91%) Test Automation
8 141 (6.41%) Microservices
9 129 (5.86%) Mentoring
10 126 (5.72%) ITIL
11 124 (5.63%) Low Latency
12 121 (5.50%) Continuous Delivery
12 121 (5.50%) Information Security
12 121 (5.50%) Open Source
13 113 (5.13%) Cybersecurity
13 113 (5.13%) Machine Learning
14 112 (5.09%) Configuration Management
15 109 (4.95%) Business Intelligence
16 103 (4.68%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 876 (39.80%) SQL
2 743 (33.76%) Python
3 725 (32.94%) Java
4 348 (15.81%) Perl
5 346 (15.72%) Bash Shell
6 220 (10.00%) Shell Script
7 203 (9.22%) C++
8 171 (7.77%) JavaScript
9 145 (6.59%) C#
10 140 (6.36%) Ruby
11 121 (5.50%) PowerShell
12 116 (5.27%) Scala
13 107 (4.86%) PHP
14 98 (4.45%) PL/SQL
15 55 (2.50%) C
16 50 (2.27%) Go
17 48 (2.18%) Groovy
18 35 (1.59%) Java 8
19 33 (1.50%) VB
20 24 (1.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 253 (11.49%) Degree
2 86 (3.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 40 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (1.68%) CISSP
5 32 (1.45%) RHCE
6 30 (1.36%) Security Cleared
7 28 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 26 (1.18%) CISM
9 24 (1.09%) CCIE
9 24 (1.09%) Numerate Degree
10 23 (1.04%) MCSA
11 22 (1.00%) SANS
12 21 (0.95%) CCNP
13 19 (0.86%) CCNA
13 19 (0.86%) GIAC
14 18 (0.82%) CEH
15 17 (0.77%) Master's Degree
16 15 (0.68%) GCIA
17 14 (0.64%) DV Cleared
18 13 (0.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 206 (9.36%) QA
2 30 (1.36%) Data Quality
3 24 (1.09%) SLA
4 19 (0.86%) GDPR
4 19 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (0.77%) Solvency II
6 14 (0.64%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.27%) SEPA
9 5 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 5 (0.23%) PSD2
10 4 (0.18%) ISO 20022
11 3 (0.14%) COBIT
11 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 3 (0.14%) MiFID
11 3 (0.14%) PMO
12 1 (0.045%) GPG13
12 1 (0.045%) NIST 800
System Software
1 259 (11.77%) Docker
2 91 (4.13%) Active Directory
3 60 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
5 22 (1.00%) NFS
6 20 (0.91%) HDFS
7 14 (0.64%) Postfix
8 12 (0.55%) Apache Flume
8 12 (0.55%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.23%) vSphere
10 4 (0.18%) LXC
10 4 (0.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 4 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (0.14%) KVM
11 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.14%) XenApp
12 2 (0.091%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 270 (12.27%) Puppet
2 255 (11.59%) Ansible
3 182 (8.27%) Opscode Chef
4 121 (5.50%) Nagios
5 110 (5.00%) Kubernetes
5 110 (5.00%) Terraform
6 39 (1.77%) Icinga
6 39 (1.77%) ZABBIX
7 36 (1.64%) Automic
8 33 (1.50%) Rundeck
9 29 (1.32%) Consul
9 29 (1.32%) Graphite
10 28 (1.27%) Control-M
11 24 (1.09%) ITRS Geneos
12 20 (0.91%) NetBackup
13 14 (0.64%) Oozie
14 13 (0.59%) HAProxy
14 13 (0.59%) Red Hat Satellite
15 9 (0.41%) CSIRT
15 9 (0.41%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 417 (18.95%) Oracle
2 200 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 154 (7.00%) Red Hat
4 106 (4.82%) Google
5 104 (4.73%) VMware
6 82 (3.73%) IBM
7 76 (3.45%) Splunk
8 75 (3.41%) Cloudera
9 63 (2.86%) Cisco
10 60 (2.73%) HP
10 60 (2.73%) ServiceNow
11 53 (2.41%) Sybase
12 49 (2.23%) WorldPay
13 48 (2.18%) SAP
14 47 (2.14%) TIBCO
15 46 (2.09%) SolarWinds
16 45 (2.04%) NetApp
17 42 (1.91%) Citrix
18 40 (1.82%) Sun
19 39 (1.77%) Bloomberg