Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > North of England
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 184 83 135
Rank change year-on-year -101 +52 -43
Permanent jobs citing Unix 89 729 532
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 1.23% 3.81% 2.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.25% 17.75% 11.20%
Number of salaries quoted 76 291 419
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £32,000 £28,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £62,250 £70,000 £63,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,703 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.72% +1.28% +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 1,425 4,107 4,748
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 19.70% 21.45% 21.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,216 2,967 3,905
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £22,400 £21,600
90th Percentile £62,500 £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 20 September 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 20 September 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 -8 64 £45,000 +5.88% 20
Yorkshire -87 19 £55,000 +10.00% 6
North East -24 6 £41,000 -8.94% 5
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 75 (84.27%) Linux
2 38 (42.70%) Windows
3 28 (31.46%) Oracle
4 20 (22.47%) Finance
5 19 (21.35%) SQL
6 18 (20.22%) ITIL
6 18 (20.22%) Windows Server
7 16 (17.98%) AWS
7 16 (17.98%) Java
8 15 (16.85%) Solaris
8 15 (16.85%) Microsoft
9 14 (15.73%) Change Management
9 14 (15.73%) Python
9 14 (15.73%) Git (software)
10 13 (14.61%) VMware
10 13 (14.61%) SQL Server
10 13 (14.61%) Azure
11 12 (13.48%) Oracle Database
11 12 (13.48%) DevOps
11 12 (13.48%) Red Hat
11 12 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (13.48%) PowerShell
12 11 (12.36%) Degree
12 11 (12.36%) C
13 10 (11.24%) IBM
13 10 (11.24%) Shell Script
13 10 (11.24%) Software Engineering
13 10 (11.24%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (11.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (11.24%) Docker

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 6 (6.74%) Apache
2 5 (5.62%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.49%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.49%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.37%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.37%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.12%) CMS
5 1 (1.12%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.12%) nginx
5 1 (1.12%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (2.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.12%) Abaqus
2 1 (1.12%) Adobe XD
2 1 (1.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (6.74%) FLEXCUBE
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.12%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 1 (1.12%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.12%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.12%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.12%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.98%) AWS
2 13 (14.61%) Azure
3 7 (7.87%) Office 365
4 6 (6.74%) GCP
5 2 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.25%) Datadog
5 2 (2.25%) GitHub
5 2 (2.25%) OneDrive
5 2 (2.25%) SaaS
6 1 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.12%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (1.12%) Power Platform
6 1 (1.12%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.87%) Firewall
2 6 (6.74%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.49%) DHCP
3 4 (4.49%) DNS
4 3 (3.37%) Internet
4 3 (3.37%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (3.37%) SAN
4 3 (3.37%) SSL
4 3 (3.37%) tcpdump
4 3 (3.37%) Wireshark
5 2 (2.25%) BGP
5 2 (2.25%) Ethernet
5 2 (2.25%) ICMP
5 2 (2.25%) IP Telephony
5 2 (2.25%) MPLS
5 2 (2.25%) OSPF
6 1 (1.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.61%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.48%) Oracle Database
3 6 (6.74%) Big Data
4 5 (5.62%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (4.49%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (3.37%) MySQL
6 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.25%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.12%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.12%) GIS
8 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.12%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 14 (15.73%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.99%) Subversion
3 5 (5.62%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.62%) JUnit
3 5 (5.62%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (2.25%) GitLab
5 1 (1.12%) Appium
5 1 (1.12%) CMake
5 1 (1.12%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.12%) Gradle
5 1 (1.12%) JIRA
5 1 (1.12%) Maven
5 1 (1.12%) Mockito
5 1 (1.12%) Selenium
5 1 (1.12%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 20 (22.47%) Finance
2 6 (6.74%) Banking
3 4 (4.49%) Retail
4 3 (3.37%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.25%) Back Office
5 2 (2.25%) Games
5 2 (2.25%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.25%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.12%) Legal
6 1 (1.12%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (16.85%) Analyst
2 13 (14.61%) Developer
3 11 (12.36%) Unix Engineer
4 10 (11.24%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (7.87%) IT Analyst
5 7 (7.87%) Java Developer
6 6 (6.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.74%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (6.74%) Senior Developer
6 6 (6.74%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (5.62%) Team Leader
8 4 (4.49%) Administrator
8 4 (4.49%) IT Manager
8 4 (4.49%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (4.49%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.49%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) Site Reliability Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) Unix Linux Engineer
9 3 (3.37%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.62%) Redux
2 3 (3.37%) LDAP
2 3 (3.37%) Web Services
3 2 (2.25%) CSS
3 2 (2.25%) HTML
3 2 (2.25%) Middleware
4 1 (1.12%) .NET
4 1 (1.12%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.12%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.12%) COM
4 1 (1.12%) CSS3
4 1 (1.12%) HTML5
4 1 (1.12%) JAX-RS
4 1 (1.12%) jQuery
4 1 (1.12%) Node.js
4 1 (1.12%) Play Framework
4 1 (1.12%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.12%) SAP PI
4 1 (1.12%) Sass
4 1 (1.12%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.99%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.87%) Clustering
2 7 (7.87%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.62%) Virtual Team
4 4 (4.49%) Fat Client
4 4 (4.49%) Thin Client
5 3 (3.37%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (3.37%) PKI
6 2 (2.25%) CMDB
6 2 (2.25%) User Experience
7 1 (1.12%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.12%) Motion Graphics
7 1 (1.12%) Replication
7 1 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 75 (84.27%) Linux
2 38 (42.70%) Windows
3 18 (20.22%) Windows Server
4 15 (16.85%) Solaris
5 10 (11.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (8.99%) AIX
7 7 (7.87%) SUSE
8 5 (5.62%) Windows 10
9 3 (3.37%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.25%) CentOS
11 1 (1.12%) Debian
11 1 (1.12%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.12%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.22%) ITIL
2 14 (15.73%) Change Management
3 12 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (13.48%) DevOps
4 10 (11.24%) Software Engineering
5 9 (10.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 9 (10.11%) Mentoring
5 9 (10.11%) Test Automation
6 8 (8.99%) Computer Science
6 8 (8.99%) Incident Management
6 8 (8.99%) Problem Management
7 7 (7.87%) Data Analysis
8 6 (6.74%) Front End Development
8 6 (6.74%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (6.74%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (6.74%) Scrum
9 5 (5.62%) Continuous Deployment
9 5 (5.62%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (5.62%) Server Building
9 5 (5.62%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.35%) SQL
2 16 (17.98%) Java
3 14 (15.73%) Python
4 12 (13.48%) PowerShell
5 11 (12.36%) C
6 10 (11.24%) Shell Script
7 9 (10.11%) C++
7 9 (10.11%) Ruby
8 7 (7.87%) C#
8 7 (7.87%) Groovy
8 7 (7.87%) PL/SQL
9 5 (5.62%) Bash Shell
9 5 (5.62%) Go
9 5 (5.62%) Kotlin
9 5 (5.62%) Scala
10 4 (4.49%) PHP
11 3 (3.37%) JavaScript
12 2 (2.25%) Java 8
12 2 (2.25%) Korn
12 2 (2.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (12.36%) Degree
2 2 (2.25%) CCNA
2 2 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.12%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.12%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.12%) ISEB
3 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.12%) MCSA
3 1 (1.12%) MCSE
3 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.11%) SLA
2 7 (7.87%) QA
3 1 (1.12%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (11.24%) Docker
1 10 (11.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (10.11%) Active Directory
3 6 (6.74%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (3.37%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.25%) NFS
6 1 (1.12%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 1 (1.12%) Firmware
6 1 (1.12%) LXC
Systems Management
1 10 (11.24%) Kubernetes
2 8 (8.99%) Ansible
3 7 (7.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (7.87%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (6.74%) Terraform
5 4 (4.49%) Grafana
5 4 (4.49%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (4.49%) SCCM
6 3 (3.37%) Kibana
6 3 (3.37%) Nessus
6 3 (3.37%) Puppet
7 2 (2.25%) Prometheus
8 1 (1.12%) Capistrano
8 1 (1.12%) Graylog
8 1 (1.12%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.12%) Nagios
8 1 (1.12%) vCenter Server
8 1 (1.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (31.46%) Oracle
2 15 (16.85%) Microsoft
3 13 (14.61%) VMware
4 12 (13.48%) Red Hat
5 10 (11.24%) IBM
6 8 (8.99%) Citrix
7 7 (7.87%) SAP
8 6 (6.74%) Cisco
9 5 (5.62%) Google
9 5 (5.62%) Sun
10 4 (4.49%) Dynatrace
11 2 (2.25%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 2 (2.25%) Apple
11 2 (2.25%) Ericsson
11 2 (2.25%) HP
11 2 (2.25%) Huawei
11 2 (2.25%) Juniper
11 2 (2.25%) Rapid7
11 2 (2.25%) ServiceNow
11 2 (2.25%) Wonderware