Period
to 6 April 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 6 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > North of England
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 159 110 108
Rank change year-on-year -49 -2 -16
Permanent jobs citing Unix 286 559 732
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 1.88% 2.95% 2.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.24% 13.75% 14.04%
Number of salaries quoted 228 411 616
Median annual salary £48,500 £49,337 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.70% +6.10% +5.68%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £69,000 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% 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 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 3,094 4,066 5,215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 20.29% 21.47% 20.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2,536 3,165 4,338
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +9.59%
10th Percentile £23,250 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £64,375 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 6 April 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 6 April 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 -29 152 £52,500 +7.14% 30
Yorkshire -46 106 £50,000 +1.34% 24
North East +3 28 £38,250 -22.47% 9
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 6 April 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.

1 214 (74.83%) Linux
2 98 (34.27%) AWS
3 93 (32.52%) Python
4 90 (31.47%) SQL
5 87 (30.42%) Windows
5 87 (30.42%) Agile Software Development
5 87 (30.42%) DevOps
6 80 (27.97%) Java
7 77 (26.92%) Docker
8 75 (26.22%) Oracle
9 65 (22.73%) Problem-Solving
10 58 (20.28%) JavaScript
11 57 (19.93%) Continuous Integration
12 55 (19.23%) Azure
13 54 (18.88%) MySQL
14 50 (17.48%) Bash Shell
15 49 (17.13%) Test Automation
15 49 (17.13%) Finance
16 48 (16.78%) Open Source
17 45 (15.73%) Git (software)
18 44 (15.38%) Kubernetes
19 43 (15.03%) NoSQL
19 43 (15.03%) VMware
20 41 (14.34%) Ansible
21 40 (13.99%) Microsoft
21 40 (13.99%) Shell Script
22 38 (13.29%) SQL Server
22 38 (13.29%) Puppet
23 37 (12.94%) Mentoring
24 36 (12.59%) Analytical Skills

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 14 (4.90%) Apache
2 12 (4.20%) OpenStack
3 11 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.15%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (2.80%) Confluence
6 7 (2.45%) IIS
6 7 (2.45%) PowerExchange
6 7 (2.45%) SAS
7 6 (2.10%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.75%) JBoss
8 5 (1.75%) NetWeaver
8 5 (1.75%) nginx
9 4 (1.40%) Drupal
9 4 (1.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (1.40%) WordPress
10 2 (0.70%) Camunda
10 2 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.70%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (2.45%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.10%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.40%) CiviCRM
2 4 (1.40%) Magento
2 4 (1.40%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.40%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (1.05%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (1.05%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.70%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.70%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.70%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
4 2 (0.70%) TIBCO iProcess
5 1 (0.35%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 98 (34.27%) AWS
2 55 (19.23%) Azure
3 28 (9.79%) SaaS
4 21 (7.34%) Office 365
5 16 (5.59%) GitHub
6 13 (4.55%) AWS IoT
6 13 (4.55%) IaaS
7 10 (3.50%) GCP
8 9 (3.15%) PaaS
9 7 (2.45%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (2.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 6 (2.10%) Amazon S3
10 6 (2.10%) IBM Cloud
10 6 (2.10%) Power Platform
10 6 (2.10%) Slack
11 5 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (1.75%) OpenShift
11 5 (1.75%) Serverless
12 4 (1.40%) Amazon ECS
12 4 (1.40%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.34%) TCP/IP
2 20 (6.99%) Firewall
2 20 (6.99%) LAN
2 20 (6.99%) WAN
3 18 (6.29%) DNS
4 15 (5.24%) BGP
4 15 (5.24%) MPLS
4 15 (5.24%) OSPF
4 15 (5.24%) Wireless
5 13 (4.55%) RFID
5 13 (4.55%) SSL
6 12 (4.20%) DHCP
6 12 (4.20%) Ethernet
7 11 (3.85%) Internet
8 9 (3.15%) SAN
8 9 (3.15%) VPN
9 8 (2.80%) Junos
10 7 (2.45%) Network Security
10 7 (2.45%) TACACS
10 7 (2.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (18.88%) MySQL
2 43 (15.03%) NoSQL
3 38 (13.29%) SQL Server
4 20 (6.99%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (5.94%) MongoDB
6 11 (3.85%) Oracle Database
7 9 (3.15%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (3.15%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 8 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.45%) Big Data
9 7 (2.45%) GIS
9 7 (2.45%) PowerCenter
9 7 (2.45%) SAP HANA
10 6 (2.10%) Power BI
11 5 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (1.75%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.75%) Redis
12 4 (1.40%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 45 (15.73%) Git (software)
2 34 (11.89%) JIRA
3 29 (10.14%) Jenkins
4 13 (4.55%) Subversion
5 10 (3.50%) Bitbucket
5 10 (3.50%) GitLab
6 9 (3.15%) Cucumber
6 9 (3.15%) Selenium
6 9 (3.15%) Visual Studio
7 8 (2.80%) Eclipse
7 8 (2.80%) NetBeans
7 8 (2.80%) Oracle Forms
7 8 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (2.10%) Maven
8 6 (2.10%) Visual Studio Team System
9 5 (1.75%) Gradle
9 5 (1.75%) JDeveloper
9 5 (1.75%) Mercurial
10 4 (1.40%) Appium
11 3 (1.05%) JBehave
General
1 49 (17.13%) Finance
2 20 (6.99%) Public Sector
3 14 (4.90%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.50%) Banking
5 5 (1.75%) Aerospace
5 5 (1.75%) Military
5 5 (1.75%) Retail
6 2 (0.70%) Back Office
6 2 (0.70%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.70%) Legal
6 2 (0.70%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.70%) Marketing
7 1 (0.35%) Games
7 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 61 (21.33%) Developer
2 45 (15.73%) DevOps Engineer
3 23 (8.04%) Linux Engineer
4 19 (6.64%) Software Engineer
5 18 (6.29%) Analyst
5 18 (6.29%) Java Developer
6 16 (5.59%) Architect
7 15 (5.24%) Unix Engineer
8 14 (4.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 14 (4.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 14 (4.90%) Senior Developer
9 13 (4.55%) Administrator
9 13 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
9 13 (4.55%) Platform Engineer
9 13 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
10 12 (4.20%) AWS Engineer
10 12 (4.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (4.20%) Network Engineer
11 11 (3.85%) PHP Developer
11 11 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (11.54%) Node.js
2 23 (8.04%) RESTful
3 18 (6.29%) HTML
4 15 (5.24%) Web Services
5 14 (4.90%) CSS
6 13 (4.55%) .NET
7 10 (3.50%) jQuery
8 8 (2.80%) REST
9 6 (2.10%) LDAP
9 6 (2.10%) Symfony
10 5 (1.75%) Java EE
10 5 (1.75%) Jinja
10 5 (1.75%) Middleware
10 5 (1.75%) XML
11 4 (1.40%) LAMP
11 4 (1.40%) SOAP
12 3 (1.05%) EDI
12 3 (1.05%) J2EE
12 3 (1.05%) JSON
12 3 (1.05%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.99%) Linux Command Line
2 20 (6.99%) Management Information System
3 19 (6.64%) Data Centre
4 18 (6.29%) Clustering
5 13 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (3.50%) PKI
6 10 (3.50%) Public Cloud
7 6 (2.10%) Algorithms
7 6 (2.10%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (2.10%) User Experience
8 3 (1.05%) Cloud Native
8 3 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.70%) Blog
9 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.70%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.70%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.35%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.35%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.35%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 214 (74.83%) Linux
2 87 (30.42%) Windows
3 27 (9.44%) Solaris
4 22 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 18 (6.29%) Android
6 16 (5.59%) SUSE
7 15 (5.24%) Mac OS X
8 13 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (2.45%) CentOS
10 6 (2.10%) Apple iOS
11 5 (1.75%) AIX
11 5 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (1.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 4 (1.40%) Windows Server 2016
13 3 (1.05%) HPUX
13 3 (1.05%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.70%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.35%) Debian
15 1 (0.35%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (30.42%) Agile Software Development
1 87 (30.42%) DevOps
2 65 (22.73%) Problem-Solving
3 57 (19.93%) Continuous Integration
4 49 (17.13%) Test Automation
5 48 (16.78%) Open Source
6 37 (12.94%) Mentoring
7 36 (12.59%) ITIL
8 34 (11.89%) Change Management
9 32 (11.19%) Coaching
10 30 (10.49%) Configuration Management
11 27 (9.44%) Scrum
11 27 (9.44%) Software Engineering
12 24 (8.39%) Artificial Intelligence
12 24 (8.39%) BDD
12 24 (8.39%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 24 (8.39%) OO
13 22 (7.69%) Analytics
13 22 (7.69%) SDLC
14 21 (7.34%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 93 (32.52%) Python
2 90 (31.47%) SQL
3 80 (27.97%) Java
4 58 (20.28%) JavaScript
5 50 (17.48%) Bash Shell
6 40 (13.99%) Shell Script
7 35 (12.24%) Ruby
8 24 (8.39%) PL/SQL
9 22 (7.69%) Perl
10 21 (7.34%) PHP
11 18 (6.29%) C
12 16 (5.59%) C++
12 16 (5.59%) PowerShell
13 13 (4.55%) C#
14 9 (3.15%) Korn
15 7 (2.45%) Go
16 6 (2.10%) COBOL
17 5 (1.75%) ABAP
17 5 (1.75%) AWK
17 5 (1.75%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 35 (12.24%) Degree
2 15 (5.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (4.20%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (3.50%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (3.50%) CISSP
5 5 (1.75%) AWS Certification
5 5 (1.75%) CISM
5 5 (1.75%) JNCIE
5 5 (1.75%) JNCIP
5 5 (1.75%) MCSE
5 5 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.75%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.75%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.40%) CCNA
6 4 (1.40%) MCP
6 4 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.05%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (1.05%) Master's Degree
7 3 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.05%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.29%) SLA
2 13 (4.55%) GDPR
3 10 (3.50%) QA
4 9 (3.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (2.45%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.70%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.70%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.35%) COBIT
7 1 (0.35%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.35%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 77 (26.92%) Docker
2 22 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 18 (6.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (5.94%) Hyper-V
5 12 (4.20%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (2.80%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.40%) VMware NSX
7 4 (1.40%) vSphere
7 4 (1.40%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.05%) XenApp
9 2 (0.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.35%) Firmware
10 1 (0.35%) KVM
10 1 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.35%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 44 (15.38%) Kubernetes
2 41 (14.34%) Ansible
3 38 (13.29%) Puppet
4 31 (10.84%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (6.64%) Terraform
6 12 (4.20%) Cobbler
6 12 (4.20%) Tivoli
7 9 (3.15%) Grafana
8 8 (2.80%) Kibana
9 5 (1.75%) Cisco Prime
9 5 (1.75%) SCCM
9 5 (1.75%) SolarWinds Orion
10 4 (1.40%) CA Service Virtualization
10 4 (1.40%) Nagios
10 4 (1.40%) SCOM
11 3 (1.05%) Failover Clustering
11 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Intune
11 3 (1.05%) Pacemaker
11 3 (1.05%) vRealize
Vendors
1 75 (26.22%) Oracle
2 43 (15.03%) VMware
3 40 (13.99%) Microsoft
4 29 (10.14%) Cisco
5 17 (5.94%) Red Hat
6 13 (4.55%) F5
6 13 (4.55%) Sun
7 12 (4.20%) EnterpriseDB
7 12 (4.20%) Juniper
8 11 (3.85%) Citrix
9 8 (2.80%) Informatica
9 8 (2.80%) SAP
10 6 (2.10%) Forcepoint
10 6 (2.10%) SaltStack
10 6 (2.10%) SolarWinds
11 5 (1.75%) Barracuda Networks
11 5 (1.75%) Palo Alto
11 5 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.40%) CA
12 4 (1.40%) Fortinet