Period
to 21 October 2017

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 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > London
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 56 33
Rank change year-on-year +4 -23 -1
Permanent jobs citing Unix 4087 3888 5671
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 5.52% 5.06% 6.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.90% 20.15% 23.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2388 3214 4632
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £96,250 £90,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 18659 19294 24158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 25.19% 25.10% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 14339 16784 20775
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year - +0.56% +5.29%

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 October 2017.

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 October 2017. 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 -2 628 £65,000 +4.00% 71
West London -31 131 £55,000 +10.00% 19
South London -8 37 £46,250 -7.50% 3
East London -21 26 £67,500 +12.50% 5
North London +1 18 £60,000 -
Unix
England

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

1 2299 (56.25%) Finance
2 2246 (54.95%) Linux
3 1698 (41.55%) Banking
4 1646 (40.27%) SQL
5 1633 (39.96%) Java
6 1261 (30.85%) Investment Banking
7 1148 (28.09%) Windows
8 1121 (27.43%) Asset Management
9 1112 (27.21%) Oracle
10 1069 (26.16%) Wealth Management
11 1059 (25.91%) Agile Software Development
12 1046 (25.59%) Retail Banking
13 946 (23.15%) Python
14 729 (17.84%) DevOps
15 675 (16.52%) Perl
16 663 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
17 596 (14.58%) Degree
18 511 (12.50%) JavaScript
19 500 (12.23%) Front Office
20 487 (11.92%) Jenkins
21 474 (11.60%) Shell Script
22 468 (11.45%) C++
23 448 (10.96%) Amazon AWS
24 435 (10.64%) Git (software)
25 428 (10.47%) Computer Science
26 424 (10.37%) SQL Server
27 411 (10.06%) Puppet
28 400 (9.79%) Maven
29 398 (9.74%) PL/SQL
30 396 (9.69%) Spring

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
1 348 (8.51%) Tomcat
2 278 (6.80%) Apache
3 195 (4.77%) JBoss
4 149 (3.65%) WebSphere
5 138 (3.38%) WebLogic
6 111 (2.72%) IIS
7 93 (2.28%) OpenStack
8 87 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
9 81 (1.98%) SharePoint
10 58 (1.42%) Confluence
11 51 (1.25%) Apache Spark
12 44 (1.08%) nginx
13 38 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 31 (0.76%) SAS
15 30 (0.73%) Cloud Foundry
16 25 (0.61%) CMS
16 25 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
17 23 (0.56%) CloudStack
18 20 (0.49%) IBM Notes
19 18 (0.44%) Mule
Applications
1 93 (2.28%) Microsoft Office
2 72 (1.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 25 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.20%) HipChat
6 4 (0.098%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.073%) Doxygen
8 2 (0.049%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 93 (2.28%) ION MarketView
2 24 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
3 23 (0.56%) Temenos T24
4 17 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
4 17 (0.42%) Temenos Globus
5 16 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
6 11 (0.27%) Oracle HRMS
6 11 (0.27%) Unica
7 10 (0.24%) SAP BPC
8 9 (0.22%) Summit
9 8 (0.20%) Global One
10 6 (0.15%) FLEXCUBE
11 5 (0.12%) Bloomberg TOMS
11 5 (0.12%) Magento
11 5 (0.12%) MetaTrader
11 5 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
12 4 (0.098%) Actimize
12 4 (0.098%) BusinessWorks
12 4 (0.098%) Kondor
13 3 (0.073%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 448 (10.96%) Amazon AWS
2 217 (5.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 172 (4.21%) GitHub
4 81 (1.98%) SaaS
5 62 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
6 51 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
7 49 (1.20%) PaaS
8 47 (1.15%) IaaS
9 46 (1.13%) Office 365
10 31 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
11 24 (0.59%) CloudBees
12 17 (0.42%) npm
13 12 (0.29%) Amazon S3
14 11 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
14 11 (0.27%) Cloudflare
15 10 (0.24%) OpenShift
16 9 (0.22%) OneDrive
17 8 (0.20%) Serverless
18 7 (0.17%) Yammer
19 6 (0.15%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 272 (6.66%) TCP/IP
2 269 (6.58%) Firewall
3 113 (2.76%) HTTP
4 109 (2.67%) Internet
5 107 (2.62%) LDAP
6 102 (2.50%) SAN
7 99 (2.42%) DNS
8 82 (2.01%) WAN
9 80 (1.96%) Network Security
10 78 (1.91%) LAN
11 68 (1.66%) DHCP
12 50 (1.22%) SSL
13 45 (1.10%) VPN
14 40 (0.98%) NAS
15 39 (0.95%) FTP
16 35 (0.86%) FIX Connectivity
16 35 (0.86%) Multicast
17 33 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
18 31 (0.76%) SSH
19 29 (0.71%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 424 (10.37%) SQL Server
2 286 (7.00%) Relational Database
3 283 (6.92%) MySQL
4 219 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
5 193 (4.72%) Oracle Database
6 175 (4.28%) NoSQL
7 146 (3.57%) Big Data
8 131 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
9 128 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
10 116 (2.84%) RDBMS
11 115 (2.81%) Redis
12 97 (2.37%) OLAP
13 96 (2.35%) Hadoop
14 94 (2.30%) BusinessObjects
14 94 (2.30%) MongoDB
14 94 (2.30%) Oracle OLAP
15 65 (1.59%) KDB
16 53 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
17 49 (1.20%) Neo4j
18 48 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 487 (11.92%) Jenkins
2 435 (10.64%) Git (software)
3 400 (9.79%) Maven
4 290 (7.10%) JIRA
5 286 (7.00%) Subversion
5 286 (7.00%) TeamCity
6 247 (6.04%) JUnit
7 133 (3.25%) Sonatype Nexus
8 108 (2.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 103 (2.52%) Cucumber
10 101 (2.47%) Selenium
11 93 (2.28%) Mockito
12 89 (2.18%) Gradle
13 88 (2.15%) Ant
14 86 (2.10%) Hudson
15 60 (1.47%) Mercurial
16 58 (1.42%) jMock
17 54 (1.32%) Vagrant
18 50 (1.22%) HP UFT
19 49 (1.20%) EasyMock
General
1 2299 (56.25%) Finance
2 1698 (41.55%) Banking
3 1261 (30.85%) Investment Banking
4 1046 (25.59%) Retail Banking
5 500 (12.23%) Front Office
6 156 (3.82%) Financial Institution
7 146 (3.57%) Marketing
8 95 (2.32%) Retail
9 86 (2.10%) Telecoms
10 85 (2.08%) Back Office
11 74 (1.81%) Games
12 63 (1.54%) Publishing
13 46 (1.13%) Private Banking
14 44 (1.08%) Law
15 39 (0.95%) Legal
16 37 (0.91%) Manufacturing
17 31 (0.76%) Electronics
18 25 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
19 17 (0.42%) Advertising
20 14 (0.34%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1088 (26.62%) Developer
2 602 (14.73%) Analyst
3 459 (11.23%) Java Developer
4 440 (10.77%) Support Analyst
5 310 (7.59%) Applications Support
6 262 (6.41%) Senior Developer
7 257 (6.29%) DevOps Engineer
8 235 (5.75%) Consultant
9 180 (4.40%) Applications Support Analyst
10 171 (4.18%) Software Engineer
11 166 (4.06%) Architect
11 166 (4.06%) Senior Java Developer
12 154 (3.77%) IT Engineer
13 145 (3.55%) Administrator
14 122 (2.99%) C++ Developer
15 117 (2.86%) Linux Engineer
16 112 (2.74%) Oracle Developer
17 111 (2.72%) IT Analyst
18 109 (2.67%) Java Engineer
19 108 (2.64%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 396 (9.69%) Spring
2 351 (8.59%) Web Services
3 280 (6.85%) .NET
4 278 (6.80%) HTML
5 276 (6.75%) FIX Protocol
6 244 (5.97%) XML
7 230 (5.63%) SOAP
8 215 (5.26%) RESTful
9 212 (5.19%) REST
10 206 (5.04%) J2EE
11 200 (4.89%) Middleware
12 193 (4.72%) AngularJS
13 166 (4.06%) CSS
14 165 (4.04%) Hibernate
15 133 (3.25%) JMS
16 126 (3.08%) HTML5
17 108 (2.64%) JSON
18 94 (2.30%) JDBC
19 85 (2.08%) STL
20 79 (1.93%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 663 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 428 (10.47%) Computer Science
3 266 (6.51%) Enterprise Software
4 241 (5.90%) Algorithms
5 240 (5.87%) Derivative
6 239 (5.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 237 (5.80%) Equities
8 201 (4.92%) Linux Command Line
9 198 (4.84%) Fixed Income
9 198 (4.84%) Management Information System
10 171 (4.18%) Data Centre
11 134 (3.28%) Data Structures
12 131 (3.21%) Fintech
13 128 (3.13%) Hedge funds
14 124 (3.03%) User Experience
15 120 (2.94%) Equity Derivative
16 58 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
17 51 (1.25%) Clustering
18 41 (1.00%) Mainframe
19 37 (0.91%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2246 (54.95%) Linux
2 1148 (28.09%) Windows
3 372 (9.10%) Solaris
4 280 (6.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 154 (3.77%) Windows Server
6 89 (2.18%) CentOS
7 65 (1.59%) AIX
8 51 (1.25%) Mac OS X
9 41 (1.00%) Apple iOS
10 40 (0.98%) Android
10 40 (0.98%) HPUX
11 33 (0.81%) CoreOS
11 33 (0.81%) Ubuntu
12 32 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
13 31 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
14 27 (0.66%) Debian
15 25 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
16 21 (0.51%) Windows 7
17 17 (0.42%) OS/390
18 16 (0.39%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1121 (27.43%) Asset Management
2 1069 (26.16%) Wealth Management
3 1059 (25.91%) Agile Software Development
4 729 (17.84%) DevOps
5 391 (9.57%) Analytics
6 384 (9.40%) Continuous Integration
7 376 (9.20%) ITIL
8 374 (9.15%) Test Automation
9 354 (8.66%) Scrum
10 344 (8.42%) SDLC
11 316 (7.73%) OO
12 299 (7.32%) Configuration Management
13 297 (7.27%) Software Engineering
14 260 (6.36%) Multithreading
15 256 (6.26%) Project Management
16 252 (6.17%) TDD
17 230 (5.63%) BDD
18 226 (5.53%) E-Commerce
19 224 (5.48%) Low Latency
20 212 (5.19%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1646 (40.27%) SQL
2 1633 (39.96%) Java
3 946 (23.15%) Python
4 675 (16.52%) Perl
5 511 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 474 (11.60%) Shell Script
7 468 (11.45%) C++
8 398 (9.74%) PL/SQL
9 332 (8.12%) Bash Shell
10 250 (6.12%) PowerShell
11 198 (4.84%) C#
12 165 (4.04%) Ruby
13 145 (3.55%) C
14 137 (3.35%) R
15 133 (3.25%) Scala
16 129 (3.16%) PHP
17 84 (2.06%) VB
18 78 (1.91%) Groovy
19 59 (1.44%) T-SQL
20 52 (1.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 596 (14.58%) Degree
2 264 (6.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 84 (2.06%) CISSP
4 73 (1.79%) Master's Degree
5 65 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
6 60 (1.47%) Security Cleared
7 52 (1.27%) CISM
8 44 (1.08%) CCNP
9 41 (1.00%) CCNA
10 36 (0.88%) SANS
11 29 (0.71%) CCIE
12 27 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
12 27 (0.66%) SC Cleared
13 26 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
14 25 (0.61%) GIAC
15 23 (0.56%) ISEB
16 22 (0.54%) MCSE
17 20 (0.49%) OSCP
18 19 (0.46%) DV Cleared
19 17 (0.42%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 304 (7.44%) QA
2 96 (2.35%) SLA
3 59 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 52 (1.27%) PCI DSS
5 24 (0.59%) COBIT
5 24 (0.59%) Data Quality
6 23 (0.56%) GDPR
7 17 (0.42%) GCP
7 17 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 11 (0.27%) ISO 9001
9 10 (0.24%) ISO 20022
9 10 (0.24%) ISO 8583
10 8 (0.20%) SEPA
11 7 (0.17%) MiFID
12 6 (0.15%) RosettaNet
13 5 (0.12%) EMIR
14 4 (0.098%) HIPAA
14 4 (0.098%) PMO
15 3 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 3 (0.073%) Solvency II
System Software
1 250 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 249 (6.09%) Active Directory
3 247 (6.04%) Docker
4 48 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
5 32 (0.78%) vSphere
6 27 (0.66%) VMware NSX
6 27 (0.66%) Xen
7 26 (0.64%) Hyper-V
7 26 (0.64%) Virtual Desktop
8 24 (0.59%) KVM
8 24 (0.59%) NFS
8 24 (0.59%) Varnish
9 21 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
10 17 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
11 16 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 14 (0.34%) Cronacle
13 13 (0.32%) Apache Flume
13 13 (0.32%) Ceph
14 12 (0.29%) Samba
15 11 (0.27%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 411 (10.06%) Puppet
2 313 (7.66%) Opscode Chef
3 305 (7.46%) Ansible
4 88 (2.15%) Kubernetes
5 85 (2.08%) Nagios
6 62 (1.52%) Control-M
7 55 (1.35%) Terraform
8 46 (1.13%) PowerBroker
9 43 (1.05%) SCCM
9 43 (1.05%) Tivoli
10 39 (0.95%) Graphite
11 38 (0.93%) ITRS Geneos
12 34 (0.83%) Salt
13 29 (0.71%) BMC PATROL
14 27 (0.66%) SCOM
14 27 (0.66%) vRealize
15 26 (0.64%) Nessus
15 26 (0.64%) ZABBIX
16 23 (0.56%) HAProxy
17 19 (0.46%) Mesos
Vendors
1 1112 (27.21%) Oracle
2 366 (8.96%) Sybase
3 358 (8.76%) Microsoft
4 333 (8.15%) Red Hat
5 319 (7.81%) VMware
6 169 (4.14%) Cisco
7 151 (3.69%) IBM
8 132 (3.23%) ION Trading
9 125 (3.06%) Murex
10 122 (2.99%) SAP
11 116 (2.84%) Splunk
12 101 (2.47%) TIBCO
13 92 (2.25%) Tableau
14 81 (1.98%) HP
15 74 (1.81%) Citrix
16 73 (1.79%) Perforce
17 70 (1.71%) Google
18 64 (1.57%) Informatica
19 55 (1.35%) CA Agile Central
20 50 (1.22%) Juniper