Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 55 55
Rank change year-on-year -29 0 -19
Permanent jobs citing Unix 2,429 4,064 3,810
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.63% 5.38% 5.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.04% 21.64% 19.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,826 2,411 3,134
London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £92,500 £98,750
England median annual salary £57,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.64% +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 15,144 18,780 19,080
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 22.66% 24.84% 25.08%
Number of salaries quoted 12,588 14,500 16,578
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 17 November 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 17 November 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 -26 488 £70,000 +7.69% 118
West London -35 63 £52,500 -4.55% 57
East London +3 42 £47,500 -32.14% 11
South London -10 33 £57,500 +27.78% 6
North London -4 4 £35,000 -41.67% 2
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 1,555 (64.02%) Linux
2 1,105 (45.49%) Finance
3 1,006 (41.42%) SQL
4 865 (35.61%) Java
5 794 (32.69%) Python
6 721 (29.68%) Windows
7 535 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
8 492 (20.26%) Banking
9 487 (20.05%) Oracle
10 430 (17.70%) DevOps
11 424 (17.46%) Problem-Solving
12 408 (16.80%) Amazon AWS
13 375 (15.44%) Shell Script
14 370 (15.23%) Degree
15 356 (14.66%) Perl
16 341 (14.04%) Git (software)
17 318 (13.09%) Bash Shell
18 317 (13.05%) C++
19 301 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
20 289 (11.90%) Docker
21 284 (11.69%) Puppet
22 280 (11.53%) Ansible
23 274 (11.28%) Computer Science
24 266 (10.95%) Microsoft Azure
25 262 (10.79%) Jenkins
26 259 (10.66%) Relational Database
27 255 (10.50%) SQL Server
28 244 (10.05%) Web Services
28 244 (10.05%) Microsoft
29 243 (10.00%) Big Data

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
1 139 (5.72%) Apache
2 127 (5.23%) Apache Spark
3 103 (4.24%) Tomcat
4 62 (2.55%) JBoss
5 53 (2.18%) Elasticsearch
6 39 (1.61%) OpenStack
7 38 (1.56%) IIS
8 37 (1.52%) Confluence
9 30 (1.24%) WebSphere
10 28 (1.15%) WebLogic
11 27 (1.11%) CMS
12 25 (1.03%) nginx
13 24 (0.99%) GlassFish
14 21 (0.86%) SAS
15 15 (0.62%) SharePoint
16 13 (0.54%) WordPress
17 12 (0.49%) Apache Solr
17 12 (0.49%) MS Exchange
18 11 (0.45%) NetWeaver
18 11 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 32 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 19 (0.78%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
2 13 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
5 5 (0.21%) Global One
5 5 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.21%) Salerio
5 5 (0.21%) SAP HR
5 5 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
6 4 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.16%) Relativity
6 4 (0.16%) Rolfe and Nolan
6 4 (0.16%) thinkFolio
7 3 (0.12%) Advent Geneva
7 3 (0.12%) LatentZero
7 3 (0.12%) LongView
7 3 (0.12%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.12%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 408 (16.80%) Amazon AWS
2 266 (10.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 126 (5.19%) Google Cloud Platform
4 88 (3.62%) SaaS
5 69 (2.84%) PaaS
6 51 (2.10%) GitHub
7 47 (1.93%) AWS CloudFormation
7 47 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
8 46 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
9 44 (1.81%) Amazon S3
10 43 (1.77%) IaaS
11 38 (1.56%) Office 365
12 26 (1.07%) CloudFront
13 25 (1.03%) CloudBees
14 24 (0.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 20 (0.82%) Serverless
16 19 (0.78%) Route 53
17 15 (0.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 11 (0.45%) iTunes
19 10 (0.41%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 196 (8.07%) Firewall
2 158 (6.50%) TCP/IP
3 97 (3.99%) DNS
4 74 (3.05%) HTTP
4 74 (3.05%) Internet
5 68 (2.80%) FIX Connectivity
6 63 (2.59%) LAN
7 61 (2.51%) WAN
8 47 (1.93%) VPN
9 41 (1.69%) SAN
10 38 (1.56%) Intrusion Detection
11 36 (1.48%) Network Security
12 35 (1.44%) SNMP
13 31 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
14 29 (1.19%) BGP
14 29 (1.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 29 (1.19%) SMTP
15 27 (1.11%) DHCP
15 27 (1.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 27 (1.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 259 (10.66%) Relational Database
2 255 (10.50%) SQL Server
3 243 (10.00%) Big Data
4 152 (6.26%) NoSQL
5 143 (5.89%) Hadoop
6 134 (5.52%) Data Warehouse
7 133 (5.48%) MySQL
8 119 (4.90%) MongoDB
9 109 (4.49%) Oracle Database
10 104 (4.28%) RDBMS
11 84 (3.46%) Apache Hive
12 71 (2.92%) PostgreSQL
13 64 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
14 60 (2.47%) DB2
15 59 (2.43%) BusinessObjects
16 55 (2.26%) HBase
17 46 (1.89%) Power BI
18 44 (1.81%) Oracle Database 11g
19 41 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
19 41 (1.69%) Impala
Development Applications
1 341 (14.04%) Git (software)
2 262 (10.79%) Jenkins
3 170 (7.00%) JIRA
4 122 (5.02%) Maven
5 119 (4.90%) Subversion
6 86 (3.54%) Selenium
7 85 (3.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 72 (2.96%) TeamCity
9 60 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
10 51 (2.10%) GoCD
11 50 (2.06%) Octopus Deploy
12 39 (1.61%) JUnit
13 37 (1.52%) Gradle
14 34 (1.40%) Cucumber
14 34 (1.40%) HP UFT
15 33 (1.36%) GitLab
16 32 (1.32%) Eclipse
16 32 (1.32%) Travis CI
17 31 (1.28%) Vagrant
18 29 (1.19%) ClearCase
General
1 1,105 (45.49%) Finance
2 492 (20.26%) Banking
3 200 (8.23%) Investment Banking
4 197 (8.11%) Front Office
5 114 (4.69%) Financial Institution
6 59 (2.43%) Back Office
7 45 (1.85%) Advertising
7 45 (1.85%) Telecoms
8 38 (1.56%) Legal
9 36 (1.48%) Retail
10 32 (1.32%) Games
11 23 (0.95%) Marketing
11 23 (0.95%) Publishing
12 21 (0.86%) Law
13 15 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
14 11 (0.45%) Electronics
15 10 (0.41%) Military
16 7 (0.29%) Local Government
17 6 (0.25%) Manufacturing
18 5 (0.21%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 579 (23.84%) Developer
2 395 (16.26%) Analyst
3 236 (9.72%) Applications Support
4 231 (9.51%) Java Developer
5 226 (9.30%) Support Analyst
6 150 (6.18%) Administrator
7 141 (5.80%) Linux Engineer
8 136 (5.60%) Support Engineer
9 130 (5.35%) Applications Support Analyst
10 129 (5.31%) Consultant
11 125 (5.15%) DevOps Engineer
12 109 (4.49%) Unix Engineer
13 102 (4.20%) Architect
14 95 (3.91%) Systems Administrator
15 89 (3.66%) Linux Administrator
15 89 (3.66%) Senior Developer
16 86 (3.54%) Unix Support
17 78 (3.21%) C++ Developer
17 78 (3.21%) Linux Systems Administrator
18 66 (2.72%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 244 (10.05%) Web Services
2 225 (9.26%) FIX Protocol
3 156 (6.42%) HTML
4 151 (6.22%) XML
5 128 (5.27%) Kafka
6 116 (4.78%) .NET
7 106 (4.36%) Spring
8 90 (3.71%) React
9 88 (3.62%) REST
10 83 (3.42%) LDAP
11 80 (3.29%) AngularJS
12 76 (3.13%) CSS
12 76 (3.13%) Middleware
12 76 (3.13%) SOAP
13 72 (2.96%) J2EE
14 61 (2.51%) Elastic Stack
15 53 (2.18%) HTML5
15 53 (2.18%) Node.js
16 50 (2.06%) RESTful
17 48 (1.98%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 301 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
2 274 (11.28%) Computer Science
3 190 (7.82%) Fintech
4 183 (7.53%) Equities
5 165 (6.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 155 (6.38%) Derivative
7 153 (6.30%) Fixed Income
8 129 (5.31%) Linux Command Line
9 98 (4.03%) Management Information System
10 96 (3.95%) Data Centre
11 89 (3.66%) Algorithms
12 86 (3.54%) Greenfield Project
12 86 (3.54%) Hedge funds
13 77 (3.17%) Cyberthreat
13 77 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
14 76 (3.13%) Data Structures
15 74 (3.05%) Self-Motivation
16 40 (1.65%) Virtual Team
17 39 (1.61%) SWIFT
18 37 (1.52%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,555 (64.02%) Linux
2 721 (29.68%) Windows
3 220 (9.06%) Solaris
4 134 (5.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 102 (4.20%) Windows Server
6 88 (3.62%) CentOS
7 84 (3.46%) AIX
8 46 (1.89%) HPUX
9 41 (1.69%) Ubuntu
10 34 (1.40%) Apple iOS
11 33 (1.36%) Android
12 31 (1.28%) Mac OS X
13 28 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
14 27 (1.11%) SUSE
15 26 (1.07%) CoreOS
16 22 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
17 21 (0.86%) Fedora
18 19 (0.78%) Debian
19 15 (0.62%) DC/OS
20 13 (0.54%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 535 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
2 430 (17.70%) DevOps
3 424 (17.46%) Problem-Solving
4 237 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
5 213 (8.77%) Low Latency
6 209 (8.60%) ITIL
7 205 (8.44%) Open Source
7 205 (8.44%) Test Automation
8 185 (7.62%) SDLC
9 180 (7.41%) OO
10 171 (7.04%) Microservices
11 164 (6.75%) TDD
12 156 (6.42%) Analytics
13 152 (6.26%) Software Engineering
14 147 (6.05%) Configuration Management
15 146 (6.01%) Multithreading
16 140 (5.76%) Information Security
16 140 (5.76%) Investment Management
17 135 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
18 127 (5.23%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1,006 (41.42%) SQL
2 865 (35.61%) Java
3 794 (32.69%) Python
4 375 (15.44%) Shell Script
5 356 (14.66%) Perl
6 318 (13.09%) Bash Shell
7 317 (13.05%) C++
8 234 (9.63%) JavaScript
9 171 (7.04%) C#
10 168 (6.92%) Ruby
11 167 (6.88%) PowerShell
12 133 (5.48%) PL/SQL
13 128 (5.27%) Scala
14 114 (4.69%) C
15 69 (2.84%) Go
16 59 (2.43%) PHP
17 49 (2.02%) Korn
18 42 (1.73%) Java 8
19 39 (1.61%) R
20 35 (1.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 370 (15.23%) Degree
2 147 (6.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 57 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
4 51 (2.10%) CISSP
5 47 (1.93%) RHCE
6 42 (1.73%) CCNP
7 41 (1.69%) Security Cleared
8 38 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 36 (1.48%) CCIE
10 35 (1.44%) CISM
10 35 (1.44%) MCSA
11 33 (1.36%) SC Cleared
12 31 (1.28%) Master's Degree
13 27 (1.11%) Numerate Degree
13 27 (1.11%) SANS
14 23 (0.95%) CEH
15 22 (0.91%) AWS Certification
16 21 (0.86%) GIAC
17 20 (0.82%) CCNA
18 18 (0.74%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (5.15%) QA
2 55 (2.26%) Data Quality
3 29 (1.19%) GDPR
3 29 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (1.15%) SLA
5 14 (0.58%) ISO 20022
5 14 (0.58%) SEPA
6 12 (0.49%) PMO
7 10 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 10 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (0.37%) COBIT
8 9 (0.37%) PCI DSS
9 8 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 4 (0.16%) ISO 22301
10 4 (0.16%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.12%) MiFID
12 2 (0.082%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 289 (11.90%) Docker
2 142 (5.85%) Active Directory
3 104 (4.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (1.69%) HDFS
5 32 (1.32%) Hyper-V
6 18 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
6 18 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (0.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 12 (0.49%) KVM
8 12 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (0.45%) vSphere
10 10 (0.41%) Apache Flume
10 10 (0.41%) LXC
11 9 (0.37%) Postfix
12 7 (0.29%) NFS
12 7 (0.29%) VMware NSX
12 7 (0.29%) Xen
13 6 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
13 6 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
13 6 (0.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 284 (11.69%) Puppet
2 280 (11.53%) Ansible
3 231 (9.51%) Opscode Chef
4 136 (5.60%) Terraform
5 127 (5.23%) Kubernetes
6 79 (3.25%) Nagios
7 59 (2.43%) Control-M
8 42 (1.73%) Automic
9 37 (1.52%) Graphite
10 29 (1.19%) Salt
11 28 (1.15%) Consul
12 27 (1.11%) Rundeck
13 25 (1.03%) Oozie
14 23 (0.95%) Mesos
15 22 (0.91%) BMC PATROL
16 17 (0.70%) Host Intrusion Detection System
17 16 (0.66%) SCOM
18 15 (0.62%) NetBackup
18 15 (0.62%) Oracle ZFS
18 15 (0.62%) Rancher
Vendors
1 487 (20.05%) Oracle
2 244 (10.05%) Microsoft
3 220 (9.06%) Red Hat
4 168 (6.92%) VMware
5 163 (6.71%) Sybase
6 97 (3.99%) Google
6 97 (3.99%) Splunk
7 96 (3.95%) Cisco
8 79 (3.25%) ServiceNow
9 68 (2.80%) IBM
10 63 (2.59%) SAP
11 62 (2.55%) Citrix
12 61 (2.51%) Cloudera
13 57 (2.35%) F5
14 56 (2.31%) HP
15 47 (1.93%) TIBCO
16 43 (1.77%) BMC
17 42 (1.73%) Sun
17 42 (1.73%) Tableau
18 40 (1.65%) Palo Alto