Period
to 15 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England 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 15 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > North of England
6 months to
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 173 133 125
Rank change year-on-year -40 -8 -31
Permanent jobs citing Unix 127 355 502
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 1.35% 2.18% 2.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.70% 10.44% 11.45%
Number of salaries quoted 124 251 393
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £49,337
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -8.79% +6.10%
10th Percentile £29,000 £31,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £69,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £55,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +12.61% -3.48% +4.55%

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 the North of England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,896 3,401 4,383
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 20.18% 20.92% 22.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1,653 2,777 3,571
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,500 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing Unix as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in the North of England

Unix
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Unix in the North of England.

Salary trend for Unix in the North of England

Unix
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Unix in the North of England over the 6 months to 15 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Unix in the North of England

Unix
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the North of England region over the 6 months to 15 January 2021. 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
North West -13 83 £50,000 +17.65% 25
Yorkshire -11 37 £42,500 -10.53% 20
North East -3 7 £41,500 +5.91% 5
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 2021, 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 North of England region with a requirement for Unix.

1 90 (70.87%) Linux
2 53 (41.73%) AWS
3 43 (33.86%) Windows
4 41 (32.28%) Terraform
5 40 (31.50%) DevOps
6 28 (22.05%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (21.26%) Azure
8 23 (18.11%) Docker
9 21 (16.54%) Microsoft
9 21 (16.54%) Configuration Management
10 20 (15.75%) Python
10 20 (15.75%) Kubernetes
11 19 (14.96%) Bash Shell
12 18 (14.17%) Git (software)
12 18 (14.17%) Oracle
13 17 (13.39%) SQL Server
13 17 (13.39%) Retail
13 17 (13.39%) Finance
13 17 (13.39%) JIRA
13 17 (13.39%) Ansible
14 16 (12.60%) Confluence
15 15 (11.81%) Infrastructure as Code
15 15 (11.81%) VMware
15 15 (11.81%) Red Hat
16 14 (11.02%) SQL
16 14 (11.02%) ITIL
16 14 (11.02%) SLA
17 13 (10.24%) PowerShell
17 13 (10.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 13 (10.24%) DNS

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 16 (12.60%) Confluence
2 7 (5.51%) Apache
3 4 (3.15%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (3.15%) nginx
3 4 (3.15%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.36%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.57%) CMS
5 2 (1.57%) Drupal
5 2 (1.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.57%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.79%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.79%) IIS
6 1 (0.79%) JBoss
6 1 (0.79%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.57%) Adobe XD
2 2 (1.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.15%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 53 (41.73%) AWS
2 27 (21.26%) Azure
3 8 (6.30%) Amazon ECS
3 8 (6.30%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (6.30%) Office 365
4 7 (5.51%) GCP
5 6 (4.72%) Amazon EKS
5 6 (4.72%) AWS CodePipeline
5 6 (4.72%) IaaS
5 6 (4.72%) PaaS
5 6 (4.72%) SaaS
6 4 (3.15%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (3.15%) GitHub
7 2 (1.57%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.57%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.79%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.79%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.24%) DNS
2 11 (8.66%) Firewall
2 11 (8.66%) TCP/IP
3 7 (5.51%) OSPF
3 7 (5.51%) SSL
3 7 (5.51%) VLAN
3 7 (5.51%) VPN
4 5 (3.94%) SAN
5 4 (3.15%) BGP
5 4 (3.15%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (3.15%) DWDM
5 4 (3.15%) EIGRP
5 4 (3.15%) Junos
5 4 (3.15%) L2TP
5 4 (3.15%) MPLS
5 4 (3.15%) Quagga
5 4 (3.15%) TACACS
5 4 (3.15%) tcpdump
5 4 (3.15%) Wireshark
5 4 (3.15%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.39%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.66%) MySQL
3 9 (7.09%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (5.51%) Oracle Database
5 6 (4.72%) Amazon Redshift
6 4 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.36%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (2.36%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.57%) Big Data
8 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.57%) Power BI
8 2 (1.57%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.79%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (14.17%) Git (software)
2 17 (13.39%) JIRA
3 12 (9.45%) Jenkins
4 10 (7.87%) Postman
5 8 (6.30%) GitLab
6 7 (5.51%) Bitbucket
7 6 (4.72%) Subversion
8 4 (3.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (3.15%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (3.15%) SonarQube
9 2 (1.57%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (1.57%) Selenium
9 2 (1.57%) Selenium IDE
9 2 (1.57%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.79%) JUnit
10 1 (0.79%) Travis CI
General
1 17 (13.39%) Finance
1 17 (13.39%) Retail
2 4 (3.15%) Banking
2 4 (3.15%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.36%) Law
3 3 (2.36%) Public Sector
4 2 (1.57%) Local Government
5 1 (0.79%) Back Office
5 1 (0.79%) Games
5 1 (0.79%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 24 (18.90%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (16.54%) Unix Engineer
3 20 (15.75%) AWS Engineer
4 14 (11.02%) Platform Engineer
5 13 (10.24%) AWS DevOps
5 13 (10.24%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 12 (9.45%) Linux Engineer
7 10 (7.87%) Analyst
7 10 (7.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (7.09%) Developer
8 9 (7.09%) Middleware Engineer
8 9 (7.09%) Senior Unix Engineer
9 8 (6.30%) Software Engineer
9 8 (6.30%) Support Engineer
10 7 (5.51%) Unix Linux Engineer
11 6 (4.72%) C Software Engineer
11 6 (4.72%) JIRA Engineer
11 6 (4.72%) Senior Software Engineer
12 5 (3.94%) Administrator
12 5 (3.94%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.45%) Middleware
2 11 (8.66%) Web Services
3 8 (6.30%) Node.js
4 7 (5.51%) HTML
4 7 (5.51%) RESTful
5 5 (3.94%) CSS
5 5 (3.94%) LDAP
6 4 (3.15%) JSON
6 4 (3.15%) SAML
6 4 (3.15%) SOAP
6 4 (3.15%) XML
7 3 (2.36%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.36%) REST
8 2 (1.57%) CSS3
8 2 (1.57%) HTML5
8 2 (1.57%) jQuery
8 2 (1.57%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (1.57%) Sass
8 2 (1.57%) Symfony
9 1 (0.79%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.87%) Public Cloud
2 9 (7.09%) Linux Command Line
3 7 (5.51%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.94%) Clustering
4 5 (3.94%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.36%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.36%) Online Gambling
6 3 (2.36%) PKI
6 3 (2.36%) User Experience
7 2 (1.57%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.57%) Motion Graphics
7 2 (1.57%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.79%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.79%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.79%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.79%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 90 (70.87%) Linux
2 43 (33.86%) Windows
3 10 (7.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (7.87%) Solaris
3 10 (7.87%) Windows Server
4 6 (4.72%) AIX
5 5 (3.94%) SUSE
5 5 (3.94%) Ubuntu
6 4 (3.15%) Windows Server 2016
7 3 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.57%) CentOS
8 2 (1.57%) Debian
8 2 (1.57%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (31.50%) DevOps
2 28 (22.05%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (16.54%) Configuration Management
4 15 (11.81%) Infrastructure as Code
5 14 (11.02%) ITIL
6 13 (10.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 11 (8.66%) Business Continuity
8 10 (7.87%) Coaching
8 10 (7.87%) Mentoring
8 10 (7.87%) Software Engineering
9 9 (7.09%) Change Management
9 9 (7.09%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (7.09%) High Availability
9 9 (7.09%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (6.30%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (6.30%) Continuous Deployment
10 8 (6.30%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (6.30%) Proactive Monitoring
11 7 (5.51%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (5.51%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (15.75%) Python
2 19 (14.96%) Bash Shell
3 14 (11.02%) SQL
4 13 (10.24%) PowerShell
5 9 (7.09%) C
6 8 (6.30%) Perl
6 8 (6.30%) Shell Script
7 7 (5.51%) JavaScript
8 6 (4.72%) C++
9 5 (3.94%) C#
9 5 (3.94%) Java
9 5 (3.94%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.36%) PHP
10 3 (2.36%) Ruby
11 2 (1.57%) Go
11 2 (1.57%) Korn
11 2 (1.57%) Scala
12 1 (0.79%) Groovy
12 1 (0.79%) Jython
12 1 (0.79%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 6 (4.72%) RHCE
2 5 (3.94%) Degree
3 4 (3.15%) CCNA
3 4 (3.15%) CCNP
3 4 (3.15%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.15%) JNCIA
3 4 (3.15%) JNCIP
3 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.15%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.15%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.36%) CISSP
4 3 (2.36%) GIAC
4 3 (2.36%) IBM AIX Certification
4 3 (2.36%) MCSA
4 3 (2.36%) MCSE
4 3 (2.36%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.57%) CEH
5 2 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.79%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.79%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.02%) SLA
2 9 (7.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (4.72%) GDPR
3 6 (4.72%) ISO 9001
3 6 (4.72%) PCI DSS
4 4 (3.15%) QA
5 1 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 23 (18.11%) Docker
2 9 (7.09%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.72%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (3.15%) Firmware
5 3 (2.36%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.57%) NFS
7 1 (0.79%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 41 (32.28%) Terraform
2 20 (15.75%) Kubernetes
3 17 (13.39%) Ansible
4 9 (7.09%) Puppet
5 8 (6.30%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (4.72%) Nagios
7 5 (3.94%) Grafana
7 5 (3.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (3.94%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (3.94%) Prometheus
8 4 (3.15%) Cacti
8 4 (3.15%) CFEngine
8 4 (3.15%) HAProxy
8 4 (3.15%) Nmap
9 3 (2.36%) SCCM
10 2 (1.57%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (1.57%) Graylog
10 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 2 (1.57%) SCOM
10 2 (1.57%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 21 (16.54%) Microsoft
2 18 (14.17%) Oracle
3 15 (11.81%) Red Hat
3 15 (11.81%) VMware
4 9 (7.09%) IBM
5 8 (6.30%) Cisco
6 6 (4.72%) Atlassian
7 5 (3.94%) Fortinet
8 4 (3.15%) D-Link
8 4 (3.15%) Draytek
9 3 (2.36%) SAP
9 3 (2.36%) Sun
10 2 (1.57%) Adobe
10 2 (1.57%) Citrix
10 2 (1.57%) Google
10 2 (1.57%) HP
10 2 (1.57%) Intel
11 1 (0.79%) Meridio
11 1 (0.79%) SonicWALL
11 1 (0.79%) Telerik