Period
to 23 August 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 23 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > London
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 52 35
Rank change year-on-year -4 -17 -4
Permanent jobs citing Unix 3878 4308 5489
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 5.25% 5.35% 6.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.60% 20.84% 22.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2437 3523 4565
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £36,250 £38,750 £38,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £95,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +2.04%

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 18822 20672 24179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 25.49% 25.66% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 14839 18062 20892
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,375
% change year-on-year - +1.41% +4.41%

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 23 August 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 23 August 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 -2 650 £62,500 - 84
West London -38 127 £55,000 +7.84% 19
East London -21 28 £65,000 +8.33% 5
South London -49 26 £50,000 - 2
North London +2 13 £60,000 +33.33%
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region with a requirement for Unix.

1 2257 (58.20%) Linux
2 2059 (53.09%) Finance
3 1566 (40.38%) Java
4 1492 (38.47%) SQL
5 1454 (37.49%) Banking
6 1150 (29.65%) Windows
7 1086 (28.00%) Oracle
8 1077 (27.77%) Investment Banking
9 954 (24.60%) Agile Software Development
10 896 (23.10%) Asset Management
11 893 (23.03%) Retail
12 892 (23.00%) Python
13 833 (21.48%) Wealth Management
14 815 (21.02%) Retail Banking
15 667 (17.20%) DevOps
16 614 (15.83%) Perl
17 608 (15.68%) Analytical Skills
18 601 (15.50%) Degree
19 484 (12.48%) Shell Script
20 468 (12.07%) Jenkins
21 450 (11.60%) Front Office
22 444 (11.45%) JavaScript
23 443 (11.42%) Puppet
24 440 (11.35%) C++
25 414 (10.68%) Computer Science
26 401 (10.34%) SQL Server
27 399 (10.29%) Amazon AWS
28 392 (10.11%) ITIL
29 390 (10.06%) Solaris
29 390 (10.06%) Tomcat

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
1 390 (10.06%) Tomcat
2 293 (7.56%) Apache
3 254 (6.55%) JBoss
4 184 (4.74%) WebLogic
5 168 (4.33%) WebSphere
6 120 (3.09%) IIS
7 91 (2.35%) OpenStack
8 70 (1.81%) SharePoint
9 63 (1.62%) Confluence
10 61 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
11 41 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 39 (1.01%) Apache Spark
13 34 (0.88%) nginx
14 33 (0.85%) MS Exchange
15 31 (0.80%) CMS
16 30 (0.77%) Jetty
17 25 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
18 22 (0.57%) CloudStack
19 20 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
19 20 (0.52%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 84 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
2 77 (1.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 35 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 23 (0.59%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.13%) HipChat
5 5 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.052%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.052%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 68 (1.75%) ION MarketView
2 21 (0.54%) Temenos T24
3 20 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
4 17 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
5 16 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
6 13 (0.34%) Unica
7 10 (0.26%) SAP BPC
7 10 (0.26%) Temenos Globus
8 9 (0.23%) Oracle HRMS
9 8 (0.21%) Global One
9 8 (0.21%) Summit
10 7 (0.18%) Bloomberg TOMS
10 7 (0.18%) thinkFolio
11 6 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
12 5 (0.13%) Markit EDM
12 5 (0.13%) MetaTrader
13 4 (0.10%) CSG Singleview
13 4 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
13 4 (0.10%) Sage X3
14 3 (0.077%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 399 (10.29%) Amazon AWS
2 212 (5.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 151 (3.89%) GitHub
4 89 (2.29%) SaaS
5 62 (1.60%) IaaS
6 57 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
6 57 (1.47%) PaaS
7 41 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
7 41 (1.06%) Office 365
8 34 (0.88%) CloudBees
9 21 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
10 16 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
11 15 (0.39%) Amazon S3
12 10 (0.26%) OpenShift
13 8 (0.21%) Route 53
14 7 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 7 (0.18%) Yammer
15 6 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
15 6 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
16 5 (0.13%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 291 (7.50%) TCP/IP
2 256 (6.60%) Firewall
3 125 (3.22%) SAN
4 123 (3.17%) Internet
5 120 (3.09%) LDAP
6 119 (3.07%) DNS
7 111 (2.86%) HTTP
8 102 (2.63%) WAN
9 91 (2.35%) LAN
10 90 (2.32%) Network Security
11 74 (1.91%) DHCP
12 65 (1.68%) NAS
13 62 (1.60%) VPN
14 53 (1.37%) SSL
15 51 (1.32%) FTP
16 49 (1.26%) BGP
17 48 (1.24%) Intrusion Detection
18 41 (1.06%) Multicast
19 38 (0.98%) OSPF
20 36 (0.93%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 401 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 296 (7.63%) Relational Database
3 277 (7.14%) MySQL
4 212 (5.47%) Oracle Database
5 189 (4.87%) Data Warehouse
6 149 (3.84%) NoSQL
7 130 (3.35%) Apache Cassandra
8 129 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
9 121 (3.12%) RDBMS
10 97 (2.50%) Redis
11 95 (2.45%) MongoDB
12 93 (2.40%) Big Data
13 88 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
14 77 (1.99%) Hadoop
15 74 (1.91%) OLAP
16 71 (1.83%) Oracle OLAP
17 70 (1.81%) Oracle Database 11g
18 64 (1.65%) KDB
19 53 (1.37%) DB2
20 49 (1.26%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 468 (12.07%) Jenkins
2 388 (10.01%) Git (software)
3 368 (9.49%) Maven
4 308 (7.94%) Subversion
5 299 (7.71%) JIRA
6 266 (6.86%) TeamCity
7 247 (6.37%) JUnit
8 129 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 112 (2.89%) Sonatype Nexus
10 106 (2.73%) Hudson
11 99 (2.55%) Ant
12 98 (2.53%) Selenium
13 87 (2.24%) Gradle
14 86 (2.22%) Mockito
15 77 (1.99%) Cucumber
16 70 (1.81%) HP UFT
17 65 (1.68%) jMock
18 59 (1.52%) Vagrant
19 55 (1.42%) Octopus Deploy
20 52 (1.34%) Mercurial
General
1 2059 (53.09%) Finance
2 1454 (37.49%) Banking
3 1077 (27.77%) Investment Banking
4 893 (23.03%) Retail
5 815 (21.02%) Retail Banking
6 450 (11.60%) Front Office
7 155 (4.00%) Financial Institution
8 138 (3.56%) Marketing
9 110 (2.84%) Telecoms
10 72 (1.86%) Publishing
11 69 (1.78%) Back Office
12 57 (1.47%) Games
13 50 (1.29%) Electronics
14 45 (1.16%) Legal
15 41 (1.06%) Law
16 38 (0.98%) Manufacturing
17 27 (0.70%) Private Banking
18 24 (0.62%) Corporate Banking
19 22 (0.57%) Advertising
20 18 (0.46%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1018 (26.25%) Developer
2 572 (14.75%) Analyst
3 445 (11.47%) Java Developer
4 397 (10.24%) Support Analyst
5 276 (7.12%) Applications Support
6 262 (6.76%) Consultant
7 229 (5.91%) DevOps Engineer
8 223 (5.75%) Senior Developer
9 182 (4.69%) Administrator
10 153 (3.95%) Applications Support Analyst
11 147 (3.79%) Software Engineer
12 146 (3.76%) Architect
13 143 (3.69%) IT Engineer
13 143 (3.69%) Senior Java Developer
14 131 (3.38%) C++ Developer
15 130 (3.35%) Linux Engineer
16 118 (3.04%) Unix Engineer
17 110 (2.84%) Systems Administrator
18 105 (2.71%) Oracle Developer
18 105 (2.71%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 379 (9.77%) Spring
2 350 (9.03%) Web Services
3 292 (7.53%) .NET
4 272 (7.01%) XML
5 238 (6.14%) HTML
6 225 (5.80%) Middleware
7 224 (5.78%) SOAP
8 215 (5.54%) J2EE
9 206 (5.31%) REST
10 204 (5.26%) FIX Protocol
11 202 (5.21%) RESTful
12 184 (4.74%) AngularJS
13 159 (4.10%) Hibernate
14 155 (4.00%) JMS
15 150 (3.87%) CSS
16 107 (2.76%) JSON
17 97 (2.50%) JDBC
18 96 (2.48%) HTML5
19 82 (2.11%) STL
20 80 (2.06%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 608 (15.68%) Analytical Skills
2 414 (10.68%) Computer Science
3 263 (6.78%) Derivative
4 247 (6.37%) Management Information System
5 224 (5.78%) Enterprise Software
6 205 (5.29%) Algorithms
7 204 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 184 (4.74%) Equities
9 183 (4.72%) Data Centre
9 183 (4.72%) Fixed Income
10 171 (4.41%) Linux Command Line
11 123 (3.17%) Equity Derivative
12 120 (3.09%) Data Structures
13 111 (2.86%) Hedge funds
14 108 (2.78%) User Experience
15 107 (2.76%) Fintech
16 61 (1.57%) Clustering
17 42 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
18 38 (0.98%) SWIFT
19 36 (0.93%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2257 (58.20%) Linux
2 1150 (29.65%) Windows
3 390 (10.06%) Solaris
4 310 (7.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 183 (4.72%) Windows Server
6 99 (2.55%) CentOS
7 76 (1.96%) AIX
8 53 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 52 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
10 48 (1.24%) Mac OS X
11 41 (1.06%) Android
11 41 (1.06%) HPUX
12 40 (1.03%) CoreOS
12 40 (1.03%) Ubuntu
13 36 (0.93%) Apple iOS
14 31 (0.80%) Debian
15 25 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
16 23 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
17 20 (0.52%) Windows 7
18 16 (0.41%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 954 (24.60%) Agile Software Development
2 896 (23.10%) Asset Management
3 833 (21.48%) Wealth Management
4 667 (17.20%) DevOps
5 392 (10.11%) ITIL
6 369 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
7 343 (8.84%) Test Automation
8 337 (8.69%) Analytics
9 336 (8.66%) Configuration Management
10 334 (8.61%) Scrum
11 320 (8.25%) SDLC
12 305 (7.86%) OO
13 289 (7.45%) Software Engineering
14 247 (6.37%) Project Management
15 244 (6.29%) TDD
16 238 (6.14%) Multithreading
17 207 (5.34%) Low Latency
18 206 (5.31%) E-Commerce
19 205 (5.29%) Change Management
20 198 (5.11%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1566 (40.38%) Java
2 1492 (38.47%) SQL
3 892 (23.00%) Python
4 614 (15.83%) Perl
5 484 (12.48%) Shell Script
6 444 (11.45%) JavaScript
7 440 (11.35%) C++
8 361 (9.31%) Bash Shell
9 349 (9.00%) PL/SQL
10 224 (5.78%) PowerShell
11 191 (4.93%) C#
11 191 (4.93%) Ruby
12 150 (3.87%) PHP
13 137 (3.53%) C
14 115 (2.97%) Scala
15 105 (2.71%) R
16 84 (2.17%) Groovy
17 77 (1.99%) VB
18 47 (1.21%) VBScript
19 45 (1.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 601 (15.50%) Degree
2 239 (6.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 66 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
3 66 (1.70%) Security Cleared
4 65 (1.68%) CISSP
5 57 (1.47%) Master's Degree
6 43 (1.11%) CISM
7 37 (0.95%) CCNP
8 33 (0.85%) CCNA
8 33 (0.85%) SANS
9 32 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
9 32 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
10 31 (0.80%) ISEB
11 29 (0.75%) SC Cleared
12 27 (0.70%) DV Cleared
13 25 (0.64%) MCSE
14 24 (0.62%) CCIE
15 23 (0.59%) RHCE
16 19 (0.49%) ISTQB
17 18 (0.46%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 283 (7.30%) QA
2 92 (2.37%) SLA
3 41 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 40 (1.03%) PCI DSS
5 31 (0.80%) Data Quality
6 23 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 16 (0.41%) COBIT
8 12 (0.31%) GCP
8 12 (0.31%) MiFID
9 11 (0.28%) GDPR
9 11 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 7 (0.18%) PMO
11 6 (0.15%) RosettaNet
11 6 (0.15%) SEPA
12 5 (0.13%) EMIR
12 5 (0.13%) ISO 9001
13 4 (0.10%) Solvency II
14 3 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 3 (0.077%) Web Application Security Consortium
15 2 (0.052%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 252 (6.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 240 (6.19%) Active Directory
3 214 (5.52%) Docker
4 43 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
5 36 (0.93%) Hyper-V
6 33 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
7 31 (0.80%) vSphere
8 26 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
9 25 (0.64%) KVM
9 25 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
10 23 (0.59%) Xen
11 20 (0.52%) NFS
11 20 (0.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 19 (0.49%) Cronacle
13 17 (0.44%) Varnish
13 17 (0.44%) VMware NSX
14 15 (0.39%) Samba
15 12 (0.31%) XenApp
16 9 (0.23%) Apache Flume
16 9 (0.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 443 (11.42%) Puppet
2 308 (7.94%) Ansible
3 295 (7.61%) Opscode Chef
4 97 (2.50%) Nagios
5 80 (2.06%) Control-M
6 79 (2.04%) Kubernetes
7 48 (1.24%) Graphite
7 48 (1.24%) SCCM
7 48 (1.24%) Tivoli
8 39 (1.01%) Terraform
9 38 (0.98%) Salt
10 35 (0.90%) PowerBroker
11 34 (0.88%) ZABBIX
12 33 (0.85%) ITRS Geneos
13 28 (0.72%) BMC PATROL
14 27 (0.70%) CA Service Virtualization
15 26 (0.67%) SCOM
16 25 (0.64%) CFEngine
17 23 (0.59%) NetBackup
18 20 (0.52%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 1086 (28.00%) Oracle
2 372 (9.59%) Red Hat
3 334 (8.61%) VMware
4 327 (8.43%) Microsoft
5 314 (8.10%) Sybase
6 191 (4.93%) IBM
7 183 (4.72%) Cisco
8 120 (3.09%) SAP
9 115 (2.97%) Murex
10 107 (2.76%) Splunk
11 98 (2.53%) TIBCO
12 97 (2.50%) HP
12 97 (2.50%) ION Trading
13 88 (2.27%) Tableau
14 86 (2.22%) Citrix
15 73 (1.88%) Google
16 68 (1.75%) Perforce
17 63 (1.62%) Informatica
18 61 (1.57%) Sun
18 61 (1.57%) Veritas