Period
to 2 July 2020

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 2 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > North of England
6 months to
2 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 175 71 132
Rank change year-on-year -104 +61 -37
Permanent jobs citing Unix 169 810 583
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 1.59% 4.17% 2.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.22% 19.15% 11.97%
Number of salaries quoted 137 380 474
Median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £32,750 £31,163 £29,000
90th Percentile £68,000 £70,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +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 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 2,056 4,230 4,869
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 19.31% 21.76% 20.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1,706 3,048 4,031
Median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,500 £22,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 2 July 2020.

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 2 July 2020. 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 -5 94 £45,000 - 13
Yorkshire -87 58 £55,000 +11.48% 8
North East -12 17 £38,000 -22.98% 4
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 2 July 2020, 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.

1 132 (78.11%) Linux
2 55 (32.54%) Python
3 52 (30.77%) Windows
3 52 (30.77%) DevOps
4 46 (27.22%) AWS
4 46 (27.22%) Java
5 45 (26.63%) SQL
5 45 (26.63%) Oracle
6 43 (25.44%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (23.08%) Docker
8 34 (20.12%) Finance
9 33 (19.53%) ITIL
9 33 (19.53%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (17.75%) VMware
11 28 (16.57%) Solaris
11 28 (16.57%) Degree
11 28 (16.57%) Kubernetes
12 27 (15.98%) Azure
12 27 (15.98%) Bash Shell
13 26 (15.38%) Ruby
13 26 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
14 24 (14.20%) Test Automation
15 23 (13.61%) Open Source
15 23 (13.61%) Change Management
16 22 (13.02%) JavaScript
16 22 (13.02%) Microsoft
17 21 (12.43%) Shell Script
17 21 (12.43%) Configuration Management
17 21 (12.43%) PowerShell
17 21 (12.43%) Opscode Chef

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 13 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.33%) OpenStack
3 8 (4.73%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (2.96%) Confluence
5 4 (2.37%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.78%) Apache
7 2 (1.18%) JBoss
7 2 (1.18%) NetWeaver
7 2 (1.18%) nginx
7 2 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.18%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.59%) CICS
8 1 (0.59%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 3 (1.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.78%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (1.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (1.78%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.59%) Abaqus
Business Applications
1 3 (1.78%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.59%) Magento
2 1 (0.59%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 1 (0.59%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.59%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.59%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.59%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 46 (27.22%) AWS
2 27 (15.98%) Azure
3 20 (11.83%) Office 365
4 13 (7.69%) SaaS
5 10 (5.92%) GitHub
6 9 (5.33%) GCP
7 7 (4.14%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (3.55%) AWS IoT
8 6 (3.55%) IBM Cloud
8 6 (3.55%) Power Platform
8 6 (3.55%) Slack
9 4 (2.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (2.37%) Amazon ECS
9 4 (2.37%) Amazon Glacier
9 4 (2.37%) Amazon S3
9 4 (2.37%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (2.37%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (2.37%) BlazeMeter
9 4 (2.37%) Sauce Labs
9 4 (2.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.24%) Firewall
2 12 (7.10%) LAN
2 12 (7.10%) TCP/IP
2 12 (7.10%) WAN
3 11 (6.51%) BGP
3 11 (6.51%) DNS
3 11 (6.51%) MPLS
3 11 (6.51%) OSPF
4 10 (5.92%) Ethernet
4 10 (5.92%) SSL
5 9 (5.33%) DHCP
5 9 (5.33%) SAN
5 9 (5.33%) Wireless
6 6 (3.55%) 3G
6 6 (3.55%) 4G
6 6 (3.55%) FCoE
6 6 (3.55%) IPsec
6 6 (3.55%) Network Security
6 6 (3.55%) Unified Communications
6 6 (3.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.43%) NoSQL
2 18 (10.65%) MySQL
3 16 (9.47%) SQL Server
4 9 (5.33%) Big Data
5 6 (3.55%) GIS
5 6 (3.55%) Oracle Database
5 6 (3.55%) Power BI
6 5 (2.96%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (2.96%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.37%) Redis
7 4 (2.37%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.18%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.18%) DB2
8 2 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.18%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.59%) Snowflake Schema
9 1 (0.59%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 19 (11.24%) JIRA
2 17 (10.06%) Jenkins
3 16 (9.47%) Git (software)
4 7 (4.14%) Cucumber
5 6 (3.55%) Bitbucket
5 6 (3.55%) Maven
5 6 (3.55%) Selenium
5 6 (3.55%) Subversion
5 6 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (3.55%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (2.96%) Appium
6 5 (2.96%) Gradle
6 5 (2.96%) Visual Studio
7 4 (2.37%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.37%) GitLab
7 4 (2.37%) JDeveloper
7 4 (2.37%) NetBeans
8 3 (1.78%) JUnit
8 3 (1.78%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (1.18%) SoapUI
General
1 34 (20.12%) Finance
2 7 (4.14%) Banking
3 5 (2.96%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.37%) Aerospace
4 4 (2.37%) Military
5 3 (1.78%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.78%) Retail
6 2 (1.18%) Back Office
6 2 (1.18%) Legal
6 2 (1.18%) Marketing
7 1 (0.59%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.59%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 33 (19.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (12.43%) Developer
3 19 (11.24%) Linux Engineer
4 17 (10.06%) Analyst
5 16 (9.47%) Unix Engineer
6 12 (7.10%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 12 (7.10%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 11 (6.51%) Cloud Engineer
7 11 (6.51%) Java Developer
7 11 (6.51%) Senior Developer
8 10 (5.92%) Senior Java Developer
9 9 (5.33%) Network Engineer
10 8 (4.73%) Administrator
10 8 (4.73%) AWS Engineer
10 8 (4.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (4.73%) Platform Engineer
10 8 (4.73%) Systems Administrator
11 7 (4.14%) AWS DevOps
11 7 (4.14%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 6 (3.55%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.92%) Node.js
2 8 (4.73%) HTML
2 8 (4.73%) LDAP
3 6 (3.55%) CSS
3 6 (3.55%) Web Services
4 5 (2.96%) .NET
5 4 (2.37%) Java EE
5 4 (2.37%) Middleware
6 3 (1.78%) Jinja
6 3 (1.78%) Redux
6 3 (1.78%) XML
7 2 (1.18%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (1.18%) JSON
7 2 (1.18%) Play Framework
7 2 (1.18%) POSIX
7 2 (1.18%) REST
7 2 (1.18%) SAP Basis
7 2 (1.18%) Sensu
8 1 (0.59%) LAMP
8 1 (0.59%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.24%) Data Centre
2 14 (8.28%) Management Information System
3 12 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.10%) Clustering
4 9 (5.33%) PKI
5 8 (4.73%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (3.55%) Algorithms
6 6 (3.55%) User Experience
7 5 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.78%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.78%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.78%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.78%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.78%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.18%) CMDB
10 1 (0.59%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.59%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.59%) Oracle Licensing
10 1 (0.59%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.59%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 132 (78.11%) Linux
2 52 (30.77%) Windows
3 28 (16.57%) Solaris
4 17 (10.06%) Windows Server
5 13 (7.69%) SUSE
6 12 (7.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (4.14%) AIX
7 7 (4.14%) Android
8 5 (2.96%) CentOS
9 4 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.78%) Windows 10
10 3 (1.78%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.78%) Windows Server 2016
11 2 (1.18%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.18%) HPUX
12 1 (0.59%) Debian
12 1 (0.59%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.59%) OS/400
12 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (30.77%) DevOps
2 43 (25.44%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (19.53%) Continuous Integration
3 33 (19.53%) ITIL
4 26 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
5 24 (14.20%) Test Automation
6 23 (13.61%) Change Management
6 23 (13.61%) Open Source
7 21 (12.43%) Configuration Management
8 20 (11.83%) Computer Science
9 18 (10.65%) Scrum
10 16 (9.47%) Artificial Intelligence
10 16 (9.47%) Deployment Automation
10 16 (9.47%) SDLC
11 14 (8.28%) Incident Management
11 14 (8.28%) Problem Management
11 14 (8.28%) Software Engineering
12 13 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 12 (7.10%) OO
14 11 (6.51%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 55 (32.54%) Python
2 46 (27.22%) Java
3 45 (26.63%) SQL
4 27 (15.98%) Bash Shell
5 26 (15.38%) Ruby
6 22 (13.02%) JavaScript
7 21 (12.43%) PowerShell
7 21 (12.43%) Shell Script
8 17 (10.06%) C
9 13 (7.69%) C++
10 10 (5.92%) C#
11 8 (4.73%) Go
11 8 (4.73%) Perl
12 7 (4.14%) Groovy
13 6 (3.55%) PHP
13 6 (3.55%) PL/SQL
14 5 (2.96%) Fortran
15 3 (1.78%) COBOL
15 3 (1.78%) Kotlin
15 3 (1.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 28 (16.57%) Degree
2 12 (7.10%) Computer Science Degree
2 12 (7.10%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (5.33%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.37%) AWS Certification
4 4 (2.37%) CISSP
5 3 (1.78%) CCNA
5 3 (1.78%) CISM
5 3 (1.78%) JNCIE
5 3 (1.78%) JNCIP
5 3 (1.78%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (1.18%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.18%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.59%) CEH
7 1 (0.59%) CISA
7 1 (0.59%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.59%) GCFW
7 1 (0.59%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.59%) SANS
7 1 (0.59%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.65%) SLA
2 14 (8.28%) QA
3 9 (5.33%) GDPR
4 4 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.18%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (1.18%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.59%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (0.59%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 39 (23.08%) Docker
2 18 (10.65%) Active Directory
3 16 (9.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (7.10%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.37%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.59%) Firmware
7 1 (0.59%) KVM
7 1 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.59%) vSphere
7 1 (0.59%) Xen
7 1 (0.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (16.57%) Kubernetes
2 21 (12.43%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (11.24%) Ansible
4 18 (10.65%) Puppet
5 10 (5.92%) Grafana
6 9 (5.33%) Kibana
6 9 (5.33%) Terraform
7 8 (4.73%) Cobbler
7 8 (4.73%) Tivoli
8 5 (2.96%) Cisco Prime
8 5 (2.96%) SolarWinds Orion
9 4 (2.37%) CA Service Virtualization
10 3 (1.78%) SCCM
11 2 (1.18%) Prometheus
11 2 (1.18%) Rancher
12 1 (0.59%) Nagios
12 1 (0.59%) Nessus
12 1 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 1 (0.59%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 45 (26.63%) Oracle
2 30 (17.75%) VMware
3 22 (13.02%) Microsoft
4 16 (9.47%) Red Hat
5 15 (8.88%) Cisco
6 13 (7.69%) Sun
7 10 (5.92%) Juniper
8 9 (5.33%) F5
9 8 (4.73%) Citrix
9 8 (4.73%) EnterpriseDB
10 7 (4.14%) IBM
11 6 (3.55%) SaltStack
11 6 (3.55%) SolarWinds
12 5 (2.96%) Barracuda Networks
12 5 (2.96%) Dynatrace
12 5 (2.96%) Forcepoint
12 5 (2.96%) Palo Alto
13 4 (2.37%) CA
13 4 (2.37%) Fortinet
13 4 (2.37%) SAP