Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > London
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 91 79 57
Rank change year-on-year -12 -22 -5
Permanent jobs citing Unix 1,918 2,717 3,830
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.42% 3.93% 5.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.89% 17.17% 20.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,473 1,967 2,436
London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,000 £35,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -

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 12,070 15,820 18,753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 21.52% 22.89% 25.46%
Number of salaries quoted 9,979 12,985 14,858
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £29,500 £30,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £84,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 August 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 20 August 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 +7 444 £70,000 - 94
West London 0 60 £56,250 +12.50% 32
South London +8 37 £57,500 -4.17% 13
East London +13 33 £68,750 +44.74% 8
North London +5 6 £41,000 +17.14% 1
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 1,176 (61.31%) Linux
2 752 (39.21%) SQL
3 728 (37.96%) Finance
4 668 (34.83%) Python
5 657 (34.25%) Java
6 534 (27.84%) Amazon AWS
7 513 (26.75%) Windows
8 451 (23.51%) DevOps
9 437 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
10 345 (17.99%) Docker
11 343 (17.88%) Oracle
12 323 (16.84%) Bash Shell
13 304 (15.85%) Ansible
14 302 (15.75%) Problem-Solving
15 300 (15.64%) Microsoft Azure
16 299 (15.59%) Git (software)
17 298 (15.54%) Jenkins
18 254 (13.24%) Perl
19 253 (13.19%) Banking
20 252 (13.14%) Puppet
21 238 (12.41%) Google Cloud Platform
22 230 (11.99%) Continuous Integration
23 221 (11.52%) Degree
24 220 (11.47%) Opscode Chef
25 213 (11.11%) QA
26 204 (10.64%) Kubernetes
27 192 (10.01%) JavaScript
28 189 (9.85%) MySQL
29 187 (9.75%) Software Engineering
30 184 (9.59%) Hadoop

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
1 129 (6.73%) Apache Spark
2 56 (2.92%) Confluence
3 54 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
4 53 (2.76%) Apache
5 51 (2.66%) WebSphere
6 36 (1.88%) Tomcat
7 31 (1.62%) SAS
8 30 (1.56%) WebLogic
9 28 (1.46%) Apache Pig
9 28 (1.46%) IIS
10 21 (1.09%) JBoss
11 17 (0.89%) OpenStack
11 17 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
12 11 (0.57%) nginx
12 11 (0.57%) WordPress
13 9 (0.47%) Apache Solr
13 9 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 7 (0.36%) Apache Airflow
14 7 (0.36%) JCAPS
14 7 (0.36%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 40 (2.09%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.26%) LaTeX
5 2 (0.10%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.10%) SPSS
6 1 (0.052%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 30 (1.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 10 (0.52%) SAP Hybris
3 9 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.21%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.21%) SimCorp Dimension
4 4 (0.21%) Sonata
5 3 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.10%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.052%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.052%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.052%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.052%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.052%) OpenLink RightAngle
7 1 (0.052%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.052%) Rolfe and Nolan
7 1 (0.052%) SnowdropKCS
7 1 (0.052%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 534 (27.84%) Amazon AWS
2 300 (15.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 238 (12.41%) Google Cloud Platform
4 56 (2.92%) Amazon EC2
5 48 (2.50%) SaaS
6 47 (2.45%) GitHub
7 45 (2.35%) PaaS
8 41 (2.14%) AWS CloudFormation
8 41 (2.14%) IaaS
9 40 (2.09%) Serverless
10 39 (2.03%) Amazon ECS
11 35 (1.82%) Power Platform
12 33 (1.72%) Amazon SQS
13 32 (1.67%) Amazon S3
13 32 (1.67%) OpenShift
14 30 (1.56%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
15 26 (1.36%) AWS Lambda
16 25 (1.30%) CloudBees
17 23 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
18 17 (0.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 135 (7.04%) TCP/IP
2 122 (6.36%) Firewall
3 65 (3.39%) DNS
4 47 (2.45%) IPsec
5 46 (2.40%) SAN
6 44 (2.29%) Intrusion Detection
7 40 (2.09%) LAN
8 37 (1.93%) WAN
9 33 (1.72%) FIX Connectivity
10 30 (1.56%) DHCP
10 30 (1.56%) HTTP
10 30 (1.56%) HTTPS
11 27 (1.41%) SSL
11 27 (1.41%) VPN
12 25 (1.30%) Internet
13 23 (1.20%) Network Security
14 19 (0.99%) Wireless
15 14 (0.73%) BGP
15 14 (0.73%) OSPF
16 13 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (9.85%) MySQL
2 184 (9.59%) Hadoop
3 174 (9.07%) Big Data
4 170 (8.86%) SQL Server
5 128 (6.67%) Relational Database
6 113 (5.89%) NoSQL
6 113 (5.89%) Oracle Database
7 102 (5.32%) Data Warehouse
8 80 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
9 75 (3.91%) Apache Hive
10 59 (3.08%) MongoDB
11 54 (2.82%) Amazon Redshift
12 48 (2.50%) RDBMS
13 47 (2.45%) Amazon RDS
14 41 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
15 36 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 35 (1.82%) Power BI
17 34 (1.77%) Pentaho
18 33 (1.72%) HBase
19 31 (1.62%) Redis
Development Applications
1 299 (15.59%) Git (software)
2 298 (15.54%) Jenkins
3 174 (9.07%) JIRA
4 101 (5.27%) Selenium
5 86 (4.48%) Maven
6 70 (3.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 70 (3.65%) Subversion
7 69 (3.60%) TeamCity
8 56 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
9 55 (2.87%) JMeter
10 53 (2.76%) Bitbucket
10 53 (2.76%) GoCD
11 50 (2.61%) Octopus Deploy
12 49 (2.55%) Cucumber
13 47 (2.45%) Travis CI
14 44 (2.29%) IBM UrbanCode
15 40 (2.09%) LoadRunner
16 30 (1.56%) HP UFT
17 27 (1.41%) SonarQube
17 27 (1.41%) Vagrant
General
1 728 (37.96%) Finance
2 253 (13.19%) Banking
3 149 (7.77%) Front Office
4 115 (6.00%) Investment Banking
5 56 (2.92%) Retail
6 49 (2.55%) Back Office
7 46 (2.40%) Law
8 42 (2.19%) Legal
9 34 (1.77%) Games
10 27 (1.41%) Financial Institution
11 21 (1.09%) Advertising
12 20 (1.04%) Marketing
12 20 (1.04%) Public Sector
13 13 (0.68%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.47%) French Language
15 7 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.31%) Digital Economy
16 6 (0.31%) Telecoms
17 4 (0.21%) Publishing
18 3 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 397 (20.70%) Developer
2 228 (11.89%) Analyst
3 212 (11.05%) Applications Support
4 193 (10.06%) DevOps Engineer
5 142 (7.40%) Support Engineer
6 139 (7.25%) Java Developer
7 131 (6.83%) Support Analyst
8 119 (6.20%) Linux Engineer
9 90 (4.69%) Consultant
10 82 (4.28%) Administrator
11 80 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
12 78 (4.07%) Software Engineer
13 77 (4.01%) Applications Engineer
14 73 (3.81%) AWS Engineer
14 73 (3.81%) Unix Support
15 72 (3.75%) Applications Support Engineer
16 69 (3.60%) Unix Engineer
17 67 (3.49%) Linux/Unix DevOps
18 65 (3.39%) QA Engineer
19 64 (3.34%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (8.55%) Web Services
2 156 (8.13%) FIX Protocol
3 126 (6.57%) XML
4 103 (5.37%) HTML
5 87 (4.54%) RESTful
6 84 (4.38%) Node.js
7 77 (4.01%) .NET
8 70 (3.65%) Spring
9 69 (3.60%) CSS
10 66 (3.44%) REST
11 63 (3.28%) Spring Boot
12 59 (3.08%) Elastic Stack
13 54 (2.82%) SOAP
14 53 (2.76%) LDAP
15 52 (2.71%) JSON
16 48 (2.50%) Kafka
17 40 (2.09%) J2EE
18 35 (1.82%) React
19 30 (1.56%) AngularJS
20 27 (1.41%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 164 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
2 128 (6.67%) Fixed Income
3 122 (6.36%) Equities
4 114 (5.94%) Linux Command Line
5 83 (4.33%) Algorithms
6 80 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 72 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
7 72 (3.75%) Hedge funds
8 70 (3.65%) Public Cloud
9 64 (3.34%) Data Structures
10 55 (2.87%) Data Protection Act
10 55 (2.87%) Derivative
11 51 (2.66%) Client/Server
11 51 (2.66%) Mobile App
12 44 (2.29%) Data Centre
12 44 (2.29%) Management Information System
13 42 (2.19%) Greenfield Project
14 34 (1.77%) Replication
15 29 (1.51%) Security Operations Centre
16 27 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1,176 (61.31%) Linux
2 513 (26.75%) Windows
3 71 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 45 (2.35%) Windows Server
5 42 (2.19%) Solaris
6 36 (1.88%) CentOS
7 25 (1.30%) CoreOS
7 25 (1.30%) Ubuntu
8 22 (1.15%) Apple iOS
8 22 (1.15%) Mac OS
9 21 (1.09%) Android
10 19 (0.99%) AIX
11 13 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (0.57%) Data ONTAP
13 9 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (0.42%) Debian
15 5 (0.26%) Fedora
15 5 (0.26%) Windows NT
15 5 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
16 4 (0.21%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 451 (23.51%) DevOps
2 437 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
3 302 (15.75%) Problem-Solving
4 230 (11.99%) Continuous Integration
5 187 (9.75%) Software Engineering
6 181 (9.44%) Fintech
7 166 (8.65%) ITIL
8 165 (8.60%) Analytics
9 146 (7.61%) Microservices
10 135 (7.04%) Computer Science
11 134 (6.99%) Test Automation
12 127 (6.62%) SDLC
13 120 (6.26%) Cybersecurity
14 117 (6.10%) Configuration Management
15 116 (6.05%) Scrum
16 107 (5.58%) Security Operations
17 102 (5.32%) Machine Learning
17 102 (5.32%) Mentoring
18 101 (5.27%) Continuous Delivery
19 99 (5.16%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 752 (39.21%) SQL
2 668 (34.83%) Python
3 657 (34.25%) Java
4 323 (16.84%) Bash Shell
5 254 (13.24%) Perl
6 192 (10.01%) JavaScript
7 153 (7.98%) Shell Script
8 144 (7.51%) C++
9 142 (7.40%) PowerShell
10 116 (6.05%) C#
11 107 (5.58%) PHP
12 99 (5.16%) Ruby
13 88 (4.59%) Scala
14 78 (4.07%) PL/SQL
15 53 (2.76%) Go
16 38 (1.98%) Java 8
17 36 (1.88%) C
18 27 (1.41%) TypeScript
19 22 (1.15%) Korn
20 21 (1.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 221 (11.52%) Degree
2 64 (3.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 36 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (1.62%) Security Cleared
5 25 (1.30%) Master's Degree
6 23 (1.20%) CCNA
7 21 (1.09%) RHCE
8 19 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (0.94%) MCSE
9 18 (0.94%) PhD
10 16 (0.83%) CISSP
11 13 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
11 13 (0.68%) SC Cleared
12 12 (0.63%) CCIE
12 12 (0.63%) DV Cleared
13 11 (0.57%) CCNP
13 11 (0.57%) CISM
14 9 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 8 (0.42%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 213 (11.11%) QA
2 46 (2.40%) SLA
3 25 (1.30%) GDPR
4 17 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (0.89%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.52%) NIST
5 10 (0.52%) Solvency II
6 8 (0.42%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.36%) COBIT
8 6 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 4 (0.21%) COSO
10 4 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 15288
11 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 2 (0.10%) MiFID
13 1 (0.052%) Cyber Essentials
13 1 (0.052%) GPG13
13 1 (0.052%) NIST 800
13 1 (0.052%) PMO
13 1 (0.052%) PSD2
System Software
1 345 (17.99%) Docker
2 76 (3.96%) Active Directory
3 48 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
5 18 (0.94%) HDFS
6 14 (0.73%) vSphere
7 13 (0.68%) NFS
8 10 (0.52%) Cronacle
8 10 (0.52%) Xen
9 9 (0.47%) Veritas File System
9 9 (0.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 8 (0.42%) Hyper-V
10 8 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
11 7 (0.36%) XenApp
12 5 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.16%) Apache Flume
14 3 (0.16%) Firmware
14 3 (0.16%) Postfix
14 3 (0.16%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 304 (15.85%) Ansible
2 252 (13.14%) Puppet
3 220 (11.47%) Opscode Chef
4 204 (10.64%) Kubernetes
5 178 (9.28%) Terraform
6 61 (3.18%) Nagios
7 44 (2.29%) Consul
8 38 (1.98%) Rundeck
9 35 (1.82%) Automic
10 31 (1.62%) ITRS Geneos
11 28 (1.46%) Graphite
12 24 (1.25%) Kibana
13 20 (1.04%) WebSphere Cast Iron
14 18 (0.94%) WSUS
15 16 (0.83%) Prometheus
16 15 (0.78%) Control-M
16 15 (0.78%) ZABBIX
17 13 (0.68%) Icinga
17 13 (0.68%) logstash
18 12 (0.63%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 343 (17.88%) Oracle
2 164 (8.55%) Google
3 157 (8.19%) Microsoft
4 110 (5.74%) Splunk
5 108 (5.63%) VMware
6 96 (5.01%) Red Hat
7 69 (3.60%) ServiceNow
8 59 (3.08%) Cisco
8 59 (3.08%) IBM
9 58 (3.02%) HP
10 51 (2.66%) Cloudera
11 47 (2.45%) CyberArk
12 39 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
13 37 (1.93%) AppDynamics
13 37 (1.93%) SAP
14 35 (1.82%) Sybase
15 32 (1.67%) Tableau
15 32 (1.67%) TIBCO
16 29 (1.51%) Bloomberg
17 28 (1.46%) Symantec