Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > London
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 57 52
Rank change year-on-year -18 -5 -16
Permanent jobs citing Unix 2,721 3,849 4,323
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.93% 5.19% 5.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.16% 20.38% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,962 2,451 3,533
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - -
10th Percentile £42,000 £35,750 £38,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £92,500 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% 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 15,861 18,882 20,755
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 22.93% 25.47% 25.70%
Number of salaries quoted 13,011 14,973 18,138
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £83,750 £80,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 -51 468 £70,000 +12.00% 80
West London -23 74 £50,000 -9.09% 34
East London +17 50 £47,500 -24.00% 13
South London +4 33 £60,000 +20.00% 7
North London -3 5 £35,000 -41.67% 2
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 1,705 (62.66%) Linux
2 1,279 (47.00%) Finance
3 1,124 (41.31%) SQL
4 1,011 (37.16%) Java
5 874 (32.12%) Python
6 781 (28.70%) Windows
7 690 (25.36%) Banking
8 591 (21.72%) Agile Software Development
9 549 (20.18%) Oracle
10 522 (19.18%) Problem-Solving
11 465 (17.09%) Degree
12 451 (16.57%) DevOps
13 445 (16.35%) Amazon AWS
14 417 (15.33%) Perl
15 402 (14.77%) Shell Script
16 370 (13.60%) C++
17 363 (13.34%) Analytical Skills
18 358 (13.16%) Big Data
19 354 (13.01%) Computer Science
20 345 (12.68%) Bash Shell
21 313 (11.50%) Investment Banking
22 311 (11.43%) SQL Server
23 307 (11.28%) Git (software)
24 305 (11.21%) Low Latency
25 304 (11.17%) Puppet
26 291 (10.69%) Ansible
27 282 (10.36%) JavaScript
28 277 (10.18%) Jenkins
29 273 (10.03%) Docker
30 269 (9.89%) Continuous Integration

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
1 184 (6.76%) Apache
2 165 (6.06%) Apache Spark
3 114 (4.19%) Tomcat
4 77 (2.83%) IIS
5 68 (2.50%) WebSphere
6 62 (2.28%) JBoss
7 60 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
8 58 (2.13%) OpenStack
9 54 (1.98%) Confluence
10 46 (1.69%) WebLogic
11 42 (1.54%) SAS
12 29 (1.07%) nginx
13 28 (1.03%) Apache Solr
14 26 (0.96%) CMS
14 26 (0.96%) MS Exchange
15 21 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 19 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
17 13 (0.48%) GlassFish
17 13 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
17 13 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 36 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
2 35 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 31 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
4 13 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.037%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (0.81%) Markit EDM
2 12 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
3 11 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
4 8 (0.29%) thinkFolio
5 6 (0.22%) LongView
6 5 (0.18%) Advent Geneva
6 5 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.18%) LatentZero
6 5 (0.18%) Tradar
7 4 (0.15%) Rolfe and Nolan
7 4 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
8 3 (0.11%) FLEXCUBE
8 3 (0.11%) Magento
8 3 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.11%) Relativity
8 3 (0.11%) RMDS
9 2 (0.074%) SAP Hybris
9 2 (0.074%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 445 (16.35%) Amazon AWS
2 261 (9.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 148 (5.44%) Google Cloud Platform
4 79 (2.90%) SaaS
5 70 (2.57%) IaaS
6 63 (2.32%) PaaS
7 60 (2.21%) AWS CloudFormation
8 56 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
9 55 (2.02%) GitHub
10 37 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
11 34 (1.25%) Office 365
12 33 (1.21%) Amazon S3
13 25 (0.92%) CloudBees
14 24 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 22 (0.81%) CloudFront
16 16 (0.59%) Route 53
17 13 (0.48%) Serverless
18 12 (0.44%) DigitalOcean
18 12 (0.44%) npm
18 12 (0.44%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 209 (7.68%) Firewall
2 176 (6.47%) TCP/IP
3 119 (4.37%) HTTP
4 108 (3.97%) DNS
5 87 (3.20%) FIX Connectivity
6 82 (3.01%) LAN
7 79 (2.90%) WAN
8 68 (2.50%) Internet
9 55 (2.02%) SAN
10 46 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
11 45 (1.65%) VPN
12 36 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
13 35 (1.29%) SSH
14 33 (1.21%) Network Security
15 32 (1.18%) BGP
16 31 (1.14%) Kerberos
17 27 (0.99%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 27 (0.99%) SSL
18 26 (0.96%) SNMP
19 24 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 358 (13.16%) Big Data
2 311 (11.43%) SQL Server
3 234 (8.60%) Relational Database
4 195 (7.17%) NoSQL
5 181 (6.65%) MySQL
6 154 (5.66%) Hadoop
7 151 (5.55%) MongoDB
8 143 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
9 123 (4.52%) RDBMS
10 122 (4.48%) Oracle Database
11 99 (3.64%) Apache Hive
12 92 (3.38%) PostgreSQL
13 80 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
14 70 (2.57%) DB2
15 69 (2.54%) BusinessObjects
16 61 (2.24%) Blockchain
17 51 (1.87%) HBase
18 48 (1.76%) Oracle Reports
19 40 (1.47%) Impala
20 39 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 307 (11.28%) Git (software)
2 277 (10.18%) Jenkins
3 180 (6.62%) JIRA
4 162 (5.95%) Subversion
5 131 (4.81%) Maven
6 105 (3.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 99 (3.64%) Selenium
8 69 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
9 66 (2.43%) TeamCity
10 54 (1.98%) GoCD
10 54 (1.98%) Octopus Deploy
11 52 (1.91%) JUnit
12 46 (1.69%) Gradle
13 37 (1.36%) HP UFT
14 35 (1.29%) Travis CI
15 33 (1.21%) GitLab
15 33 (1.21%) Vagrant
16 31 (1.14%) IBM UrbanCode
17 30 (1.10%) Eclipse
18 26 (0.96%) Protractor
General
1 1,279 (47.00%) Finance
2 690 (25.36%) Banking
3 313 (11.50%) Investment Banking
4 225 (8.27%) Financial Institution
5 224 (8.23%) Front Office
6 74 (2.72%) Retail
7 59 (2.17%) Telecoms
8 50 (1.84%) Back Office
9 43 (1.58%) Advertising
10 41 (1.51%) Games
11 36 (1.32%) Legal
12 33 (1.21%) Law
13 24 (0.88%) Publishing
14 19 (0.70%) Marketing
15 15 (0.55%) Electronics
16 14 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
17 9 (0.33%) German Language
18 7 (0.26%) Retail Banking
19 6 (0.22%) Italian Language
19 6 (0.22%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 585 (21.50%) Developer
2 397 (14.59%) Analyst
3 288 (10.58%) Applications Support
4 248 (9.11%) Support Analyst
5 214 (7.86%) Java Developer
6 193 (7.09%) Consultant
7 161 (5.92%) DevOps Engineer
8 148 (5.44%) Administrator
9 143 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
9 143 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
10 117 (4.30%) Unix Support
11 114 (4.19%) Support Engineer
12 97 (3.56%) Architect
12 97 (3.56%) Unix Engineer
13 92 (3.38%) C++ Developer
13 92 (3.38%) Systems Administrator
14 78 (2.87%) Linux Administrator
14 78 (2.87%) Unix Analyst
15 76 (2.79%) Unix Support Analyst
16 73 (2.68%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (9.81%) Web Services
2 255 (9.37%) FIX Protocol
3 211 (7.75%) XML
4 189 (6.95%) HTML
5 158 (5.81%) Kafka
6 126 (4.63%) Spring
7 118 (4.34%) .NET
8 109 (4.01%) LDAP
9 94 (3.45%) RESTful
10 93 (3.42%) Middleware
11 91 (3.34%) AngularJS
12 89 (3.27%) React
13 84 (3.09%) JSON
14 80 (2.94%) J2EE
14 80 (2.94%) REST
15 75 (2.76%) CSS
16 59 (2.17%) Node.js
17 55 (2.02%) SOAP
18 52 (1.91%) HTML5
19 50 (1.84%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 363 (13.34%) Analytical Skills
2 354 (13.01%) Computer Science
3 227 (8.34%) Equities
4 221 (8.12%) Fixed Income
5 193 (7.09%) Fintech
6 161 (5.92%) Cyberthreat
7 146 (5.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 136 (5.00%) Derivative
9 125 (4.59%) Management Information System
10 116 (4.26%) Data Centre
11 113 (4.15%) Linux Command Line
12 109 (4.01%) Algorithms
13 99 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
14 92 (3.38%) Hedge funds
15 84 (3.09%) Greenfield Project
15 84 (3.09%) Self-Motivation
16 62 (2.28%) Data Structures
17 54 (1.98%) Public Cloud
18 47 (1.73%) Virtual Team
19 44 (1.62%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1,705 (62.66%) Linux
2 781 (28.70%) Windows
3 200 (7.35%) Solaris
4 151 (5.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 107 (3.93%) Windows Server
6 85 (3.12%) AIX
7 66 (2.43%) HPUX
8 62 (2.28%) CentOS
9 41 (1.51%) Ubuntu
10 40 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
11 36 (1.32%) Mac OS X
12 33 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
13 26 (0.96%) Android
14 25 (0.92%) CoreOS
15 23 (0.85%) Apple iOS
16 18 (0.66%) Mac OS
17 16 (0.59%) Debian
17 16 (0.59%) Windows NT
18 15 (0.55%) SUSE
19 14 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 591 (21.72%) Agile Software Development
2 522 (19.18%) Problem-Solving
3 451 (16.57%) DevOps
4 305 (11.21%) Low Latency
5 269 (9.89%) Continuous Integration
6 259 (9.52%) ITIL
7 257 (9.45%) SDLC
8 243 (8.93%) Investment Management
9 233 (8.56%) Test Automation
10 220 (8.09%) Risk Management
11 215 (7.90%) OO
12 204 (7.50%) Analytics
13 197 (7.24%) Open Source
14 194 (7.13%) TDD
15 174 (6.39%) Software Engineering
16 171 (6.28%) Strategic Thinking
17 169 (6.21%) Innovative Thinking
18 154 (5.66%) Multithreading
19 150 (5.51%) Continuous Delivery
20 145 (5.33%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 1,124 (41.31%) SQL
2 1,011 (37.16%) Java
3 874 (32.12%) Python
4 417 (15.33%) Perl
5 402 (14.77%) Shell Script
6 370 (13.60%) C++
7 345 (12.68%) Bash Shell
8 282 (10.36%) JavaScript
9 216 (7.94%) C#
10 186 (6.84%) C
11 181 (6.65%) Ruby
12 180 (6.62%) PowerShell
13 152 (5.59%) Scala
14 121 (4.45%) PL/SQL
15 74 (2.72%) Go
16 58 (2.13%) PHP
17 57 (2.09%) Java 8
18 50 (1.84%) Korn
19 39 (1.43%) Groovy
20 37 (1.36%) VB
Qualifications
1 465 (17.09%) Degree
2 199 (7.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 81 (2.98%) Cisco Certification
4 66 (2.43%) CCNP
5 54 (1.98%) Master's Degree
6 51 (1.87%) CISSP
7 45 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 43 (1.58%) CCNA
9 41 (1.51%) Security Cleared
10 37 (1.36%) MCSE
11 35 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
12 34 (1.25%) CISM
13 32 (1.18%) CISA
14 26 (0.96%) MCSA
15 25 (0.92%) CCIE
15 25 (0.92%) MCP
16 21 (0.77%) SC Cleared
17 20 (0.74%) RHCE
18 18 (0.66%) AWS Certification
19 15 (0.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (5.48%) QA
2 70 (2.57%) Data Quality
3 53 (1.95%) GCP
4 50 (1.84%) SLA
5 24 (0.88%) PCI DSS
6 22 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 20 (0.74%) GDPR
8 6 (0.22%) ISO 20022
8 6 (0.22%) SEPA
9 5 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (0.15%) MiFID
11 3 (0.11%) COBIT
11 3 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 3 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.074%) ISO 22301
12 2 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.074%) PMO
13 1 (0.037%) Basel III
13 1 (0.037%) IFRS
13 1 (0.037%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 273 (10.03%) Docker
2 182 (6.69%) Active Directory
3 113 (4.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 53 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
5 51 (1.87%) HDFS
6 38 (1.40%) Oracle RAC
7 26 (0.96%) vSphere
8 23 (0.85%) Apache Flume
8 23 (0.85%) Hyper-V
9 21 (0.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 18 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
11 17 (0.62%) NFS
12 11 (0.40%) KVM
12 11 (0.40%) Xen
13 10 (0.37%) iptables
13 10 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
14 9 (0.33%) LXC
15 7 (0.26%) Postfix
15 7 (0.26%) VMware NSX
16 6 (0.22%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 304 (11.17%) Puppet
2 291 (10.69%) Ansible
3 250 (9.19%) Opscode Chef
4 124 (4.56%) Terraform
5 117 (4.30%) Kubernetes
6 74 (2.72%) Nagios
7 65 (2.39%) Control-M
8 38 (1.40%) Automic
8 38 (1.40%) Graphite
9 35 (1.29%) Oozie
9 35 (1.29%) Salt
10 34 (1.25%) Consul
11 30 (1.10%) Rundeck
12 23 (0.85%) Hadoop YARN
13 20 (0.74%) Data Guard
13 20 (0.74%) Mesos
14 19 (0.70%) Oracle ZFS
15 18 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
16 17 (0.62%) ITRS Geneos
17 16 (0.59%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 549 (20.18%) Oracle
2 261 (9.59%) Microsoft
3 216 (7.94%) Sybase
4 193 (7.09%) Red Hat
5 169 (6.21%) VMware
6 113 (4.15%) Google
7 107 (3.93%) Cisco
8 80 (2.94%) ServiceNow
9 79 (2.90%) Splunk
10 76 (2.79%) HP
10 76 (2.79%) IBM
11 72 (2.65%) SAP
12 59 (2.17%) Citrix
13 55 (2.02%) Bloomberg
13 55 (2.02%) F5
14 48 (1.76%) WorldPay
15 45 (1.65%) Cloudera
16 42 (1.54%) Remedy
17 41 (1.51%) Hortonworks
18 39 (1.43%) TIBCO