Period
to 20 May 2018

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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > London
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 61 48
Rank change year-on-year -14 -13 -12
Permanent jobs citing Unix 2,751 3,177 4,595
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.99% 4.61% 5.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.04% 18.47% 21.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2,044 2,461 3,723
London median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £35,000 £39,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £96,250 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +7.84% -0.97% +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 16,145 17,198 21,486
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 23.43% 24.98% 26.09%
Number of salaries quoted 13,370 14,534 18,568
London median annual salary £56,250 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%

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 20 May 2018.

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 20 May 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
Central London -51 463 £70,000 +12.00% 108
West London -14 90 £50,000 -4.76% 43
South London +2 36 £60,000 +33.33% 13
East London -10 31 £71,250 +32.56% 13
North London -2 6 £62,500 +4.17% 2
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 London region with a requirement for Unix.

1 1,681 (61.11%) Linux
2 1,210 (43.98%) Finance
3 1,095 (39.80%) SQL
4 926 (33.66%) Java
5 854 (31.04%) Python
6 780 (28.35%) Windows
7 665 (24.17%) Banking
8 625 (22.72%) Agile Software Development
9 572 (20.79%) Oracle
10 462 (16.79%) DevOps
11 448 (16.28%) Problem-Solving
12 438 (15.92%) Amazon AWS
13 428 (15.56%) Perl
14 398 (14.47%) Degree
15 394 (14.32%) Shell Script
16 391 (14.21%) Bash Shell
17 387 (14.07%) C++
18 340 (12.36%) Git (software)
19 326 (11.85%) Docker
20 321 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
21 312 (11.34%) Jenkins
22 310 (11.27%) JavaScript
23 306 (11.12%) Front Office
24 304 (11.05%) Computer Science
25 302 (10.98%) Big Data
26 300 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
27 295 (10.72%) Investment Banking
28 294 (10.69%) Ansible
29 285 (10.36%) Puppet
30 276 (10.03%) SQL Server

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
1 164 (5.96%) Apache
2 147 (5.34%) Apache Spark
3 103 (3.74%) WebSphere
4 91 (3.31%) IIS
5 85 (3.09%) Tomcat
6 68 (2.47%) Confluence
7 63 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
8 46 (1.67%) OpenStack
8 46 (1.67%) WebLogic
9 41 (1.49%) Apache Solr
10 31 (1.13%) MS Exchange
11 30 (1.09%) SAS
12 27 (0.98%) JBoss
13 24 (0.87%) CMS
14 21 (0.76%) nginx
15 20 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 17 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
17 15 (0.55%) WildFly
18 12 (0.44%) SharePoint
19 11 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 48 (1.74%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 20 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
4 19 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.036%) HipChat
5 1 (0.036%) Maya
5 1 (0.036%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 32 (1.16%) Markit EDM
2 12 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
3 11 (0.40%) SimCorp Dimension
4 10 (0.36%) thinkFolio
5 9 (0.33%) RMDS
6 8 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
6 8 (0.29%) Rolfe and Nolan
7 5 (0.18%) ION MarketView
8 4 (0.15%) Advent Geneva
8 4 (0.15%) CSG Singleview
8 4 (0.15%) LatentZero
8 4 (0.15%) LongView
8 4 (0.15%) Magento
8 4 (0.15%) PeopleSoft CRM
8 4 (0.15%) Tradar
9 3 (0.11%) Bloomberg TOMS
9 3 (0.11%) FLEXCUBE
9 3 (0.11%) Kondor
9 3 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (0.11%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 438 (15.92%) Amazon AWS
2 242 (8.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 129 (4.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 81 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
5 77 (2.80%) IaaS
6 69 (2.51%) SaaS
7 64 (2.33%) PaaS
8 46 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
9 42 (1.53%) GitHub
10 35 (1.27%) Office 365
11 33 (1.20%) Serverless
12 22 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
12 22 (0.80%) CloudBees
13 21 (0.76%) Amazon S3
13 21 (0.76%) OpenShift
14 20 (0.73%) Bluemix
14 20 (0.73%) IBM Cloud
15 14 (0.51%) npm
16 10 (0.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 10 (0.36%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 196 (7.12%) Firewall
2 159 (5.78%) TCP/IP
3 97 (3.53%) HTTP
4 83 (3.02%) DNS
5 79 (2.87%) FIX Connectivity
6 77 (2.80%) SAN
7 68 (2.47%) Internet
8 62 (2.25%) WAN
9 60 (2.18%) LAN
10 44 (1.60%) Intrusion Detection
11 41 (1.49%) Network Security
12 38 (1.38%) Kerberos
12 38 (1.38%) VPN
13 32 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
13 32 (1.16%) SSH
14 29 (1.05%) SSL
14 29 (1.05%) Wireless
15 28 (1.02%) DHCP
16 23 (0.84%) NAS
17 22 (0.80%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 302 (10.98%) Big Data
2 276 (10.03%) SQL Server
3 228 (8.29%) Relational Database
4 223 (8.11%) MySQL
5 195 (7.09%) NoSQL
6 156 (5.67%) Oracle Database
7 148 (5.38%) RDBMS
8 142 (5.16%) MongoDB
9 138 (5.02%) Hadoop
10 108 (3.93%) Data Warehouse
11 93 (3.38%) PostgreSQL
12 79 (2.87%) Apache Cassandra
13 78 (2.84%) Apache Hive
14 70 (2.54%) BusinessObjects
15 57 (2.07%) HBase
16 54 (1.96%) Blockchain
17 50 (1.82%) DB2
18 38 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
19 35 (1.27%) Flink
19 35 (1.27%) Redis
Development Applications
1 340 (12.36%) Git (software)
2 312 (11.34%) Jenkins
3 187 (6.80%) JIRA
4 172 (6.25%) Subversion
5 135 (4.91%) Maven
6 120 (4.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 87 (3.16%) Selenium
8 78 (2.84%) TeamCity
9 57 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
10 52 (1.89%) JUnit
10 52 (1.89%) Vagrant
11 51 (1.85%) Gradle
11 51 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
12 48 (1.74%) GoCD
13 42 (1.53%) GitLab
14 36 (1.31%) ClearCase
14 36 (1.31%) HP UFT
15 33 (1.20%) Ant
16 31 (1.13%) IBM UrbanCode
16 31 (1.13%) Travis CI
General
1 1,210 (43.98%) Finance
2 665 (24.17%) Banking
3 306 (11.12%) Front Office
4 295 (10.72%) Investment Banking
5 203 (7.38%) Financial Institution
6 110 (4.00%) Retail
7 77 (2.80%) Telecoms
8 76 (2.76%) Games
9 55 (2.00%) Legal
10 52 (1.89%) Back Office
11 28 (1.02%) Advertising
11 28 (1.02%) Law
12 21 (0.76%) Marketing
13 15 (0.55%) Billing
13 15 (0.55%) Private Banking
14 13 (0.47%) Publishing
15 12 (0.44%) Electronics
16 11 (0.40%) Online Betting
16 11 (0.40%) Retail Banking
17 7 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 612 (22.25%) Developer
2 360 (13.09%) Analyst
3 312 (11.34%) Applications Support
4 247 (8.98%) Support Analyst
5 240 (8.72%) Consultant
6 232 (8.43%) Java Developer
7 179 (6.51%) DevOps Engineer
8 144 (5.23%) Applications Support Analyst
9 113 (4.11%) Administrator
10 108 (3.93%) Linux Engineer
11 103 (3.74%) Architect
12 100 (3.64%) C++ Developer
13 95 (3.45%) Unix Support
14 90 (3.27%) Senior Developer
15 87 (3.16%) Software Engineer
16 85 (3.09%) Data Engineer
17 74 (2.69%) Support Engineer
18 65 (2.36%) Unix Engineer
19 63 (2.29%) SQL Analyst
20 59 (2.14%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (9.71%) FIX Protocol
2 250 (9.09%) Web Services
3 229 (8.32%) HTML
4 218 (7.92%) XML
5 165 (6.00%) Kafka
6 151 (5.49%) Spring
7 126 (4.58%) AngularJS
7 126 (4.58%) RESTful
8 123 (4.47%) REST
9 122 (4.43%) CSS
10 108 (3.93%) .NET
11 102 (3.71%) React
12 99 (3.60%) JSON
13 96 (3.49%) HTML5
14 86 (3.13%) J2EE
14 86 (3.13%) LDAP
15 81 (2.94%) Middleware
16 77 (2.80%) Node.js
17 61 (2.22%) SOAP
17 61 (2.22%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 321 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
2 304 (11.05%) Computer Science
3 254 (9.23%) Fixed Income
4 248 (9.01%) Equities
5 208 (7.56%) Fintech
6 178 (6.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 138 (5.02%) Data Centre
8 136 (4.94%) Derivative
9 131 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
10 123 (4.47%) Algorithms
11 119 (4.33%) Cyberthreat
12 105 (3.82%) Management Information System
13 96 (3.49%) Self-Motivation
14 86 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
15 85 (3.09%) Hedge funds
16 77 (2.80%) Greenfield Project
17 50 (1.82%) Public Cloud
18 46 (1.67%) Replication
18 46 (1.67%) User Experience
19 40 (1.45%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1,681 (61.11%) Linux
2 780 (28.35%) Windows
3 206 (7.49%) Solaris
4 132 (4.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 114 (4.14%) Windows Server
6 66 (2.40%) CentOS
7 59 (2.14%) AIX
8 51 (1.85%) HPUX
9 49 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 40 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
11 38 (1.38%) Ubuntu
12 30 (1.09%) Apple iOS
13 29 (1.05%) Debian
14 27 (0.98%) Android
15 25 (0.91%) Mac OS X
16 22 (0.80%) CoreOS
16 22 (0.80%) SUSE
17 21 (0.76%) Mac OS
17 21 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
18 19 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 625 (22.72%) Agile Software Development
2 462 (16.79%) DevOps
3 448 (16.28%) Problem-Solving
4 300 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
5 244 (8.87%) Low Latency
6 241 (8.76%) ITIL
7 239 (8.69%) TDD
8 207 (7.52%) SDLC
9 205 (7.45%) Test Automation
10 199 (7.23%) Risk Management
11 190 (6.91%) Open Source
12 186 (6.76%) OO
13 185 (6.72%) Investment Management
13 185 (6.72%) Software Engineering
14 179 (6.51%) Analytics
15 154 (5.60%) Multithreading
16 152 (5.53%) Electronic Trading
17 142 (5.16%) Mentoring
18 138 (5.02%) Microservices
19 137 (4.98%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1,095 (39.80%) SQL
2 926 (33.66%) Java
3 854 (31.04%) Python
4 428 (15.56%) Perl
5 394 (14.32%) Shell Script
6 391 (14.21%) Bash Shell
7 387 (14.07%) C++
8 310 (11.27%) JavaScript
9 212 (7.71%) C#
10 194 (7.05%) Ruby
11 184 (6.69%) Scala
12 163 (5.93%) C
13 161 (5.85%) PowerShell
14 108 (3.93%) PHP
15 92 (3.34%) PL/SQL
16 67 (2.44%) Java 8
17 53 (1.93%) Go
18 40 (1.45%) Korn
19 38 (1.38%) VBA
20 36 (1.31%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 398 (14.47%) Degree
2 160 (5.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 85 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
4 68 (2.47%) CISSP
5 60 (2.18%) CCNP
5 60 (2.18%) ITIL Certification
6 49 (1.78%) CCNA
7 48 (1.74%) CISM
8 46 (1.67%) CISA
9 45 (1.64%) Master's Degree
10 42 (1.53%) SANS
11 41 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
12 37 (1.34%) Security Cleared
13 35 (1.27%) MCSE
14 21 (0.76%) CEH
15 20 (0.73%) GIAC
16 19 (0.69%) PhD
17 18 (0.65%) MCP
18 16 (0.58%) CCIE
18 16 (0.58%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 166 (6.03%) QA
2 68 (2.47%) Data Quality
3 46 (1.67%) GCP
4 42 (1.53%) SLA
5 34 (1.24%) PCI DSS
6 32 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 20 (0.73%) GDPR
7 20 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 16 (0.58%) COBIT
9 13 (0.47%) ISO 9001
10 9 (0.33%) SEPA
11 8 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
11 8 (0.29%) MiFID
11 8 (0.29%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.036%) Basel III
12 1 (0.036%) COSO
12 1 (0.036%) GMP
12 1 (0.036%) IFRS
12 1 (0.036%) IFRS 9
12 1 (0.036%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 326 (11.85%) Docker
2 175 (6.36%) Active Directory
3 88 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 58 (2.11%) Virtual Machines
5 33 (1.20%) Apache Flume
6 30 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
7 27 (0.98%) HDFS
8 22 (0.80%) vSphere
9 20 (0.73%) Hyper-V
10 18 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
11 15 (0.55%) NFS
12 10 (0.36%) iptables
13 9 (0.33%) KVM
13 9 (0.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 9 (0.33%) Xen
13 9 (0.33%) XenApp
14 7 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
15 6 (0.22%) DFS Replication
15 6 (0.22%) LXC
15 6 (0.22%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 294 (10.69%) Ansible
2 285 (10.36%) Puppet
3 241 (8.76%) Opscode Chef
4 112 (4.07%) Terraform
5 109 (3.96%) Kubernetes
6 64 (2.33%) Nagios
7 45 (1.64%) Salt
8 42 (1.53%) Automic
9 40 (1.45%) Hadoop YARN
10 37 (1.34%) Control-M
11 30 (1.09%) Consul
11 30 (1.09%) Graphite
12 28 (1.02%) Rundeck
13 24 (0.87%) Data Guard
14 23 (0.84%) ITRS Geneos
15 20 (0.73%) Oracle RMAN
16 19 (0.69%) Oozie
17 18 (0.65%) Docker Swarm
17 18 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
18 16 (0.58%) vRealize
Vendors
1 572 (20.79%) Oracle
2 271 (9.85%) Microsoft
3 206 (7.49%) Sybase
4 167 (6.07%) Red Hat
5 145 (5.27%) VMware
6 96 (3.49%) Google
7 93 (3.38%) Bloomberg
8 85 (3.09%) IBM
9 78 (2.84%) Cisco
10 73 (2.65%) Splunk
11 56 (2.04%) HP
11 56 (2.04%) ServiceNow
12 53 (1.93%) WorldPay
13 50 (1.82%) Reuters
14 49 (1.78%) SAP
15 48 (1.74%) Fidessa
16 44 (1.60%) Cloudera
17 39 (1.42%) Citrix
18 38 (1.38%) F5
18 38 (1.38%) Hortonworks