Period
to 15 October 2019

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 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > North of England
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 82 139 85
Rank change year-on-year +57 -54 -14
Permanent jobs citing Unix 666 495 795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 3.63% 2.30% 3.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.80% 10.69% 14.88%
Number of salaries quoted 280 355 610
North of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £30,375 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 3,965 4,630 5,341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 21.60% 21.55% 22.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2,904 3,767 4,380
North of England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% -

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in the North of England over the 6 months to 15 October 2019.

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 October 2019. 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
Yorkshire +52 370 £48,669 -2.66% 31
North West +35 244 £37,577 -11.58% 45
North East +42 53 £46,262 +15.65% 9
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, 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.

1 526 (78.98%) Linux
2 351 (52.70%) Python
3 309 (46.40%) Cisco
4 306 (45.95%) Firewall
5 292 (43.84%) Bash Shell
6 291 (43.69%) Perl
7 290 (43.54%) Management Information System
8 283 (42.49%) Cisco Certification
9 279 (41.89%) CCNP
9 279 (41.89%) DNS
10 268 (40.24%) FortiGate
11 266 (39.94%) Broadband
12 264 (39.64%) VPN
12 264 (39.64%) MPLS
13 263 (39.49%) Nagios
13 263 (39.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 262 (39.34%) Fortinet
14 262 (39.34%) Cisco ASA
14 262 (39.34%) NetScaler
15 261 (39.19%) OSPF
15 261 (39.19%) BGP
15 261 (39.19%) IPsec
16 259 (38.89%) Service Delivery
17 258 (38.74%) WAN
18 254 (38.14%) CCNA
19 252 (37.84%) Product Management
20 250 (37.54%) Network Security
21 248 (37.24%) Network Design
22 245 (36.79%) RIP
22 245 (36.79%) SMTP

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 23 (3.45%) Apache
1 23 (3.45%) nginx
2 19 (2.85%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (2.40%) Apache Spark
4 14 (2.10%) WebSphere
5 13 (1.95%) Tomcat
6 11 (1.65%) Confluence
6 11 (1.65%) JBoss
7 8 (1.20%) Drupal
7 8 (1.20%) WebLogic
7 8 (1.20%) WordPress
8 7 (1.05%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (0.75%) OpenEdge
9 5 (0.75%) SAS
10 4 (0.60%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.60%) PowerExchange
10 4 (0.60%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.45%) NetWeaver
12 2 (0.30%) IIS
Applications
1 29 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.45%) CATIA
3 2 (0.30%) FileZilla
4 1 (0.15%) Adobe XD
4 1 (0.15%) InVision
4 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (1.20%) CiviCRM
2 6 (0.90%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.75%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.45%) SAP BPC
5 3 (0.45%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.30%) Teamcenter
6 2 (0.30%) Unica
7 1 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.15%) Magento
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.15%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
7 1 (0.15%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 85 (12.76%) AWS
2 79 (11.86%) Azure
3 26 (3.90%) SaaS
4 20 (3.00%) GCP
5 15 (2.25%) IaaS
5 15 (2.25%) PaaS
6 9 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (1.20%) GitHub
8 6 (0.90%) Serverless
9 5 (0.75%) Office 365
10 3 (0.45%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.30%) Amazon ECS
11 2 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.30%) Datadog
11 2 (0.30%) G Suite
11 2 (0.30%) Silverpop
12 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.15%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 306 (45.95%) Firewall
2 279 (41.89%) DNS
3 266 (39.94%) Broadband
4 264 (39.64%) MPLS
4 264 (39.64%) VPN
5 262 (39.34%) Cisco ASA
5 262 (39.34%) NetScaler
6 261 (39.19%) BGP
6 261 (39.19%) IPsec
6 261 (39.19%) OSPF
7 258 (38.74%) WAN
8 250 (37.54%) Network Security
9 245 (36.79%) ADSL
9 245 (36.79%) Cisco Nexus
9 245 (36.79%) RIP
9 245 (36.79%) SMTP
10 31 (4.65%) DHCP
11 27 (4.05%) Wireless
12 23 (3.45%) Internet
13 22 (3.30%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (7.66%) SQL Server
2 29 (4.35%) Big Data
3 25 (3.75%) MySQL
4 23 (3.45%) Oracle Database
5 19 (2.85%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (2.55%) NoSQL
6 17 (2.55%) Relational Database
7 16 (2.40%) Apache Hive
7 16 (2.40%) Hadoop
8 14 (2.10%) MongoDB
8 14 (2.10%) Oracle Reports
9 13 (1.95%) Oracle Database 11g
9 13 (1.95%) Oracle Database 12c
10 10 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
10 10 (1.50%) Redis
11 8 (1.20%) DB2
11 8 (1.20%) GIS
11 8 (1.20%) Riak
11 8 (1.20%) SAP BW
12 6 (0.90%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 73 (10.96%) Git (software)
2 46 (6.91%) Jenkins
3 21 (3.15%) JIRA
4 17 (2.55%) Subversion
5 16 (2.40%) GitLab
5 16 (2.40%) Mercurial
5 16 (2.40%) Oracle Forms
5 16 (2.40%) Selenium
6 12 (1.80%) TeamCity
6 12 (1.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 10 (1.50%) Bugzilla
7 10 (1.50%) Cucumber
7 10 (1.50%) Maven
8 8 (1.20%) NetBeans
8 8 (1.20%) Visual Studio
9 7 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (0.90%) CircleCI
10 6 (0.90%) Codeship
10 6 (0.90%) Eclipse
10 6 (0.90%) JBehave
General
1 90 (13.51%) Telecoms
2 51 (7.66%) Finance
3 28 (4.20%) Manufacturing
4 17 (2.55%) Aerospace
5 13 (1.95%) Banking
6 12 (1.80%) Marketing
7 11 (1.65%) Military
7 11 (1.65%) Public Sector
8 8 (1.20%) Retail
9 7 (1.05%) Legal
10 5 (0.75%) Games
11 3 (0.45%) German Language
12 2 (0.30%) Advertising
12 2 (0.30%) Automotive
12 2 (0.30%) Electronics
12 2 (0.30%) Law
13 1 (0.15%) Back Office
13 1 (0.15%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 234 (35.14%) Network Engineer
2 184 (27.63%) Security Engineer
3 183 (27.48%) Network Security Engineer
4 131 (19.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 131 (19.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 131 (19.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 101 (15.17%) Developer
6 60 (9.01%) DevOps Engineer
7 57 (8.56%) Analyst
8 32 (4.80%) Administrator
9 31 (4.65%) Linux Engineer
10 27 (4.05%) Switch Engineer
11 24 (3.60%) Unix Engineer
12 23 (3.45%) Support Engineer
13 22 (3.30%) Architect
14 20 (3.00%) Firewall Engineer
15 19 (2.85%) IT Manager
15 19 (2.85%) Product Developer
16 18 (2.70%) AWS Engineer
16 18 (2.70%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.30%) .NET
2 17 (2.55%) Spring
2 17 (2.55%) Web Services
3 16 (2.40%) 802.1X
3 16 (2.40%) jQuery
4 14 (2.10%) HTML
4 14 (2.10%) REST
5 11 (1.65%) LAMP
6 9 (1.35%) AngularJS
6 9 (1.35%) Symfony
7 8 (1.20%) Java EE
7 8 (1.20%) Kafka
7 8 (1.20%) Node.js
7 8 (1.20%) RabbitMQ
7 8 (1.20%) RESTful
7 8 (1.20%) SAP Basis
7 8 (1.20%) XML
8 7 (1.05%) JSON
8 7 (1.05%) Middleware
8 7 (1.05%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 290 (43.54%) Management Information System
2 67 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (5.11%) Self-Motivation
4 27 (4.05%) Data Centre
5 20 (3.00%) Linux Command Line
6 14 (2.10%) Clustering
7 12 (1.80%) IPTV
7 12 (1.80%) Mainframe
8 8 (1.20%) Augmented Reality
8 8 (1.20%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.20%) Public Cloud
9 7 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (0.90%) Robotics
11 4 (0.60%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.45%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.45%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.30%) Cloud Native
13 2 (0.30%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.30%) Hybrid Cloud
13 2 (0.30%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 526 (78.98%) Linux
2 139 (20.87%) Windows
3 35 (5.26%) AIX
3 35 (5.26%) Solaris
4 27 (4.05%) HPUX
5 22 (3.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (2.85%) CentOS
7 17 (2.55%) Windows Server
7 17 (2.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (2.40%) CatOS
9 11 (1.65%) SUSE
9 11 (1.65%) Windows 10
10 9 (1.35%) Windows 7
11 8 (1.20%) Ubuntu
12 7 (1.05%) Android
13 5 (0.75%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.60%) Debian
15 1 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (38.89%) Service Delivery
2 252 (37.84%) Product Management
3 248 (37.24%) Network Design
4 245 (36.79%) Change Control
4 245 (36.79%) Network Management
5 121 (18.17%) Agile Software Development
6 96 (14.41%) DevOps
6 96 (14.41%) ITIL
7 91 (13.66%) Problem-Solving
8 65 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
9 55 (8.26%) Continuous Improvement
10 52 (7.81%) Mentoring
11 45 (6.76%) Technical Leadership
12 39 (5.86%) Analytics
13 37 (5.56%) Service Management
14 35 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 35 (5.26%) Test Automation
15 33 (4.95%) Information Security
16 32 (4.80%) Configuration Management
17 31 (4.65%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 351 (52.70%) Python
2 292 (43.84%) Bash Shell
3 291 (43.69%) Perl
4 140 (21.02%) SQL
5 72 (10.81%) Java
6 46 (6.91%) JavaScript
7 34 (5.11%) Ruby
8 33 (4.95%) Shell Script
9 32 (4.80%) PHP
10 30 (4.50%) PL/SQL
11 22 (3.30%) C++
12 20 (3.00%) C
13 18 (2.70%) C#
14 17 (2.55%) PowerShell
15 13 (1.95%) TypeScript
16 12 (1.80%) COBOL
17 9 (1.35%) Scala
18 8 (1.20%) ABAP
18 8 (1.20%) ES6
19 6 (0.90%) Korn
Qualifications
1 283 (42.49%) Cisco Certification
2 279 (41.89%) CCNP
3 254 (38.14%) CCNA
4 49 (7.36%) Degree
5 9 (1.35%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.35%) Security Cleared
6 6 (0.90%) CISSP
6 6 (0.90%) DBS Check
7 4 (0.60%) AWS Certification
7 4 (0.60%) CISA
7 4 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.60%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.60%) QiCA
7 4 (0.60%) SSCP
8 3 (0.45%) CCIE
8 3 (0.45%) JNCIP
8 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.30%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 263 (39.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 245 (36.79%) ISO 9001
3 27 (4.05%) QA
4 19 (2.85%) COBIT
5 18 (2.70%) GDPR
6 17 (2.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 11 (1.65%) SLA
8 4 (0.60%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.15%) PMO
System Software
1 39 (5.86%) Docker
2 28 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (4.05%) Active Directory
4 15 (2.25%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (1.50%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.90%) Apache Flume
6 6 (0.90%) HDFS
7 3 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.30%) Varnish
8 2 (0.30%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.15%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 268 (40.24%) FortiGate
2 263 (39.49%) Nagios
3 60 (9.01%) Ansible
4 39 (5.86%) Puppet
5 26 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (3.60%) Kubernetes
7 17 (2.55%) RANCID
8 15 (2.25%) Terraform
9 12 (1.80%) Cacti
10 11 (1.65%) Kibana
11 10 (1.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 9 (1.35%) Cobbler
12 9 (1.35%) Tivoli
13 8 (1.20%) Oozie
13 8 (1.20%) Oracle Identity Management
14 7 (1.05%) Data Guard
15 6 (0.90%) CA Service Virtualization
15 6 (0.90%) CFEngine
16 5 (0.75%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
17 4 (0.60%) logstash
Vendors
1 309 (46.40%) Cisco
2 262 (39.34%) Fortinet
3 205 (30.78%) Palo Alto
4 132 (19.82%) Oracle
5 93 (13.96%) Microsoft
6 58 (8.71%) VMware
7 38 (5.71%) Citrix
8 29 (4.35%) CheckPoint
9 21 (3.15%) Juniper
10 18 (2.70%) IBM
11 17 (2.55%) Draytek
11 17 (2.55%) Huawei
11 17 (2.55%) Meraki
12 15 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
13 12 (1.80%) Google
13 12 (1.80%) Sonus
14 11 (1.65%) SolarWinds
14 11 (1.65%) Sun
15 10 (1.50%) CA
16 9 (1.35%) Red Hat