Period
to 21 November 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 54 35
Rank change year-on-year -2 -19 -3
Permanent jobs citing Unix 4040 3804 5579
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 5.35% 5.03% 6.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.51% 20.02% 23.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2405 3139 4540
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 £98,750 £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 18784 18998 23987
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 24.86% 25.10% 27.09%
Number of salaries quoted 14527 16519 20606
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 November 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 November 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 -21 635 £65,000 +4.00% 79
West London -17 129 £55,000 +10.00% 20
South London -9 38 £46,250 -9.76% 4
East London -23 33 £70,000 +16.67% 6
North London -7 18 £60,000 +4.35% 3
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 2249 (55.67%) Finance
2 2193 (54.28%) Linux
3 1657 (41.01%) Banking
4 1651 (40.87%) SQL
5 1594 (39.46%) Java
6 1199 (29.68%) Investment Banking
7 1093 (27.05%) Windows
8 1068 (26.44%) Agile Software Development
9 1056 (26.14%) Oracle
10 1033 (25.57%) Asset Management
11 990 (24.50%) Wealth Management
12 977 (24.18%) Retail Banking
13 971 (24.03%) Python
14 711 (17.60%) DevOps
15 695 (17.20%) Perl
16 653 (16.16%) Analytical Skills
17 583 (14.43%) Degree
18 511 (12.65%) JavaScript
19 505 (12.50%) Front Office
20 472 (11.68%) Jenkins
21 470 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
22 465 (11.51%) C++
22 465 (11.51%) Shell Script
23 451 (11.16%) Git (software)
24 429 (10.62%) Computer Science
25 416 (10.30%) SQL Server
26 395 (9.78%) Analytics
27 392 (9.70%) Continuous Integration
28 381 (9.43%) Maven
29 374 (9.26%) 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
1 300 (7.43%) Tomcat
2 264 (6.53%) Apache
3 154 (3.81%) JBoss
4 140 (3.47%) WebSphere
5 108 (2.67%) WebLogic
6 104 (2.57%) IIS
7 96 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
8 80 (1.98%) OpenStack
9 79 (1.96%) SharePoint
10 71 (1.76%) Apache Spark
11 65 (1.61%) Confluence
12 52 (1.29%) nginx
13 33 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
14 32 (0.79%) SAS
15 28 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 27 (0.67%) CMS
17 26 (0.64%) Apache Solr
17 26 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
18 24 (0.59%) CloudStack
19 19 (0.47%) Mule
Applications
1 83 (2.05%) Microsoft Office
2 73 (1.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (0.64%) MS Visio
4 19 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (0.22%) HipChat
6 4 (0.099%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.099%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.074%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 85 (2.10%) ION MarketView
2 25 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
3 23 (0.57%) Temenos T24
4 17 (0.42%) Temenos Globus
5 14 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
6 13 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
7 11 (0.27%) Unica
8 10 (0.25%) Oracle HRMS
8 10 (0.25%) SAP BPC
9 9 (0.22%) Bloomberg TOMS
9 9 (0.22%) Summit
10 8 (0.20%) FLEXCUBE
10 8 (0.20%) Global One
11 5 (0.12%) Actimize
11 5 (0.12%) Kondor
11 5 (0.12%) Magento
11 5 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
12 4 (0.099%) BusinessWorks
13 2 (0.050%) CSG Singleview
13 2 (0.050%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 470 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
2 200 (4.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 168 (4.16%) GitHub
4 70 (1.73%) SaaS
5 67 (1.66%) Google Cloud Platform
6 48 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
6 48 (1.19%) PaaS
7 43 (1.06%) Office 365
8 37 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
8 37 (0.92%) IaaS
9 20 (0.50%) CloudBees
9 20 (0.50%) npm
10 15 (0.37%) Amazon S3
11 14 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
12 13 (0.32%) Serverless
13 11 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 11 (0.27%) Cloudflare
14 10 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
14 10 (0.25%) OpenShift
15 9 (0.22%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 267 (6.61%) Firewall
2 265 (6.56%) TCP/IP
3 106 (2.62%) LDAP
4 105 (2.60%) DNS
5 102 (2.52%) HTTP
6 95 (2.35%) Internet
7 87 (2.15%) SAN
8 76 (1.88%) Network Security
9 72 (1.78%) WAN
10 71 (1.76%) LAN
11 58 (1.44%) DHCP
12 50 (1.24%) SSL
13 37 (0.92%) FIX Connectivity
14 34 (0.84%) VPN
15 33 (0.82%) Intrusion Detection
16 28 (0.69%) NAS
16 28 (0.69%) Wireless
17 26 (0.64%) SSH
18 25 (0.62%) SMTP
19 24 (0.59%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 416 (10.30%) SQL Server
2 291 (7.20%) MySQL
3 261 (6.46%) Relational Database
4 213 (5.27%) Data Warehouse
5 186 (4.60%) Oracle Database
6 177 (4.38%) Big Data
7 169 (4.18%) NoSQL
8 142 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
9 129 (3.19%) Apache Cassandra
10 115 (2.85%) Hadoop
11 113 (2.80%) Redis
12 106 (2.62%) RDBMS
13 98 (2.43%) OLAP
14 95 (2.35%) Oracle OLAP
15 88 (2.18%) BusinessObjects
15 88 (2.18%) MongoDB
16 61 (1.51%) KDB
17 48 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 43 (1.06%) Neo4j
18 43 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 472 (11.68%) Jenkins
2 451 (11.16%) Git (software)
3 381 (9.43%) Maven
4 307 (7.60%) JIRA
5 270 (6.68%) TeamCity
6 267 (6.61%) Subversion
7 238 (5.89%) JUnit
8 139 (3.44%) Sonatype Nexus
9 109 (2.70%) Cucumber
10 103 (2.55%) Selenium
11 94 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 89 (2.20%) Gradle
12 89 (2.20%) Mockito
13 76 (1.88%) Hudson
14 67 (1.66%) Ant
15 53 (1.31%) Mercurial
16 52 (1.29%) jMock
17 49 (1.21%) Vagrant
18 48 (1.19%) JBehave
19 43 (1.06%) EasyMock
General
1 2249 (55.67%) Finance
2 1657 (41.01%) Banking
3 1199 (29.68%) Investment Banking
4 977 (24.18%) Retail Banking
5 505 (12.50%) Front Office
6 148 (3.66%) Financial Institution
7 124 (3.07%) Marketing
8 96 (2.38%) Retail
9 87 (2.15%) Telecoms
10 78 (1.93%) Back Office
11 67 (1.66%) Games
12 59 (1.46%) Publishing
13 56 (1.39%) Private Banking
14 46 (1.14%) Legal
15 43 (1.06%) Law
16 29 (0.72%) Corporate Banking
17 27 (0.67%) Manufacturing
18 25 (0.62%) Electronics
19 20 (0.50%) Advertising
20 15 (0.37%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1062 (26.29%) Developer
2 608 (15.05%) Analyst
3 437 (10.82%) Java Developer
4 424 (10.50%) Support Analyst
5 328 (8.12%) Applications Support
6 262 (6.49%) Senior Developer
7 251 (6.21%) DevOps Engineer
8 238 (5.89%) Consultant
9 188 (4.65%) Applications Support Analyst
10 178 (4.41%) Software Engineer
11 173 (4.28%) Architect
12 161 (3.99%) Senior Java Developer
13 149 (3.69%) IT Engineer
14 129 (3.19%) Administrator
15 112 (2.77%) C++ Developer
15 112 (2.77%) Oracle Developer
16 107 (2.65%) IT Analyst
16 107 (2.65%) Linux Engineer
17 104 (2.57%) Java Engineer
18 103 (2.55%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 374 (9.26%) Spring
2 348 (8.61%) Web Services
3 290 (7.18%) HTML
4 278 (6.88%) FIX Protocol
5 271 (6.71%) .NET
6 238 (5.89%) XML
7 226 (5.59%) SOAP
8 211 (5.22%) REST
9 198 (4.90%) RESTful
10 188 (4.65%) AngularJS
11 186 (4.60%) J2EE
12 182 (4.50%) Middleware
13 177 (4.38%) CSS
14 146 (3.61%) Hibernate
15 133 (3.29%) HTML5
16 122 (3.02%) JMS
17 106 (2.62%) JSON
18 95 (2.35%) Node.js
19 89 (2.20%) JDBC
20 84 (2.08%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 653 (16.16%) Analytical Skills
2 429 (10.62%) Computer Science
3 272 (6.73%) Equities
4 260 (6.44%) Enterprise Software
5 248 (6.14%) Derivative
6 230 (5.69%) Algorithms
7 227 (5.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 223 (5.52%) Linux Command Line
9 206 (5.10%) Fixed Income
10 177 (4.38%) Management Information System
11 167 (4.13%) Data Centre
12 133 (3.29%) Hedge funds
13 125 (3.09%) Equity Derivative
14 123 (3.04%) Data Structures
15 114 (2.82%) User Experience
16 113 (2.80%) Fintech
17 78 (1.93%) Greenfield Project
18 42 (1.04%) Credit Risk
19 39 (0.97%) Clustering
20 38 (0.94%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2193 (54.28%) Linux
2 1093 (27.05%) Windows
3 336 (8.32%) Solaris
4 258 (6.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 134 (3.32%) Windows Server
6 93 (2.30%) CentOS
7 57 (1.41%) Mac OS X
8 56 (1.39%) AIX
9 48 (1.19%) Android
10 46 (1.14%) Apple iOS
11 39 (0.97%) HPUX
12 31 (0.77%) Ubuntu
13 29 (0.72%) CoreOS
14 25 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
15 22 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
16 21 (0.52%) Debian
16 21 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
17 20 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
17 20 (0.50%) Windows 7
18 16 (0.40%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1068 (26.44%) Agile Software Development
2 1033 (25.57%) Asset Management
3 990 (24.50%) Wealth Management
4 711 (17.60%) DevOps
5 395 (9.78%) Analytics
6 392 (9.70%) Continuous Integration
7 374 (9.26%) Test Automation
8 339 (8.39%) Scrum
9 337 (8.34%) ITIL
10 320 (7.92%) SDLC
11 313 (7.75%) Software Engineering
12 303 (7.50%) OO
13 277 (6.86%) Configuration Management
14 257 (6.36%) TDD
15 246 (6.09%) Multithreading
16 238 (5.89%) Project Management
17 234 (5.79%) BDD
18 232 (5.74%) E-Commerce
19 227 (5.62%) Open Source
20 199 (4.93%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 1651 (40.87%) SQL
2 1594 (39.46%) Java
3 971 (24.03%) Python
4 695 (17.20%) Perl
5 511 (12.65%) JavaScript
6 465 (11.51%) C++
6 465 (11.51%) Shell Script
7 366 (9.06%) PL/SQL
8 352 (8.71%) Bash Shell
9 252 (6.24%) PowerShell
10 185 (4.58%) C#
11 177 (4.38%) Ruby
12 148 (3.66%) C
13 142 (3.51%) Scala
14 141 (3.49%) PHP
15 125 (3.09%) R
16 78 (1.93%) Groovy
17 75 (1.86%) VB
18 54 (1.34%) T-SQL
19 53 (1.31%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 583 (14.43%) Degree
2 255 (6.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 107 (2.65%) CISSP
4 75 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
5 68 (1.68%) Master's Degree
6 64 (1.58%) CISM
7 60 (1.49%) Security Cleared
8 49 (1.21%) CCNP
9 47 (1.16%) CCNA
9 47 (1.16%) SANS
10 35 (0.87%) GIAC
11 29 (0.72%) OSCP
12 28 (0.69%) CCIE
12 28 (0.69%) CREST Certified
13 27 (0.67%) SC Cleared
14 26 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
15 23 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
16 22 (0.54%) MCSE
17 19 (0.47%) CRISC
18 16 (0.40%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 312 (7.72%) QA
2 91 (2.25%) SLA
3 54 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 44 (1.09%) PCI DSS
5 29 (0.72%) Data Quality
6 26 (0.64%) COBIT
6 26 (0.64%) GDPR
7 23 (0.57%) GCP
8 20 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 15 (0.37%) ISO 20022
9 15 (0.37%) ISO 8583
10 13 (0.32%) ISO 9001
11 9 (0.22%) SEPA
12 6 (0.15%) RosettaNet
13 5 (0.12%) Solvency II
14 4 (0.099%) EMIR
14 4 (0.099%) HIPAA
14 4 (0.099%) MiFID
15 3 (0.074%) ISO 22301
15 3 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 244 (6.04%) Active Directory
1 244 (6.04%) Docker
2 221 (5.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
4 28 (0.69%) VMware NSX
4 28 (0.69%) vSphere
5 27 (0.67%) Varnish
6 25 (0.62%) NFS
7 24 (0.59%) Xen
8 23 (0.57%) KVM
9 22 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
10 21 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
11 18 (0.45%) Hyper-V
12 16 (0.40%) Apache Flume
13 15 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
14 14 (0.35%) Cronacle
15 12 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 10 (0.25%) Ceph
16 10 (0.25%) Firmware
17 9 (0.22%) Samba
Systems Management
1 371 (9.18%) Puppet
2 296 (7.33%) Opscode Chef
3 281 (6.96%) Ansible
4 94 (2.33%) Kubernetes
5 77 (1.91%) Nagios
6 72 (1.78%) Terraform
7 56 (1.39%) Control-M
8 45 (1.11%) PowerBroker
9 42 (1.04%) SCCM
10 37 (0.92%) Graphite
10 37 (0.92%) Salt
11 32 (0.79%) Nessus
11 32 (0.79%) Tivoli
12 31 (0.77%) ITRS Geneos
13 28 (0.69%) vRealize
14 26 (0.64%) HAProxy
15 22 (0.54%) ZABBIX
16 21 (0.52%) BMC PATROL
17 20 (0.50%) Kibana
17 20 (0.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1056 (26.14%) Oracle
2 357 (8.84%) Sybase
3 330 (8.17%) Microsoft
4 312 (7.72%) Red Hat
5 287 (7.10%) VMware
6 154 (3.81%) Cisco
7 125 (3.09%) IBM
8 120 (2.97%) Murex
9 118 (2.92%) ION Trading
10 113 (2.80%) Splunk
11 107 (2.65%) SAP
12 89 (2.20%) TIBCO
13 86 (2.13%) Tableau
14 74 (1.83%) Informatica
15 68 (1.68%) HP
16 67 (1.66%) Citrix
17 65 (1.61%) Google
18 63 (1.56%) Perforce
19 61 (1.51%) Bloomberg
20 50 (1.24%) AppDynamics