Period
to 19 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > South East
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 53 53
Rank change year-on-year -43 0 -8
Permanent jobs citing Unix 1,071 1,427 1,935
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.39% 4.73% 4.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.95% 16.73% 16.56%
Number of salaries quoted 846 1,148 1,628
South East median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,125 £28,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% -

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 South East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 8,272 8,528 11,683
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.19% 28.26% 29.79%
Number of salaries quoted 6,943 7,305 10,138
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,133 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.87% +1.52% +3.75%
10th Percentile £23,000 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in the South East

Unix
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unix in the South East.

Salary trend for Unix in the South East

Unix
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in the South East over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Unix in the South East

Unix
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 April 2018. 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
Thames Valley -27 494 £45,000 -5.26% 68
Berkshire -25 324 £44,000 -7.37% 42
Hampshire -41 232 £42,500 -10.53% 33
Surrey -37 210 £52,500 - 20
Buckinghamshire +1 95 £41,000 +10.81% 13
Oxfordshire -12 75 £50,000 - 13
West Sussex -32 62 £37,500 -29.91% 4
East Sussex -4 46 £40,000 -15.79% 6
Kent -37 18 £47,500 +21.79% 2
Middlesex +6 4 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Sussex -21 4 - -
Isle of Wight - 1 £32,500 - 1
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for Unix.

1 731 (68.25%) Linux
2 409 (38.19%) SQL
3 395 (36.88%) Windows
4 371 (34.64%) Oracle
5 299 (27.92%) Java
6 229 (21.38%) Agile Software Development
7 215 (20.07%) Degree
8 204 (19.05%) Python
9 161 (15.03%) Git (software)
9 161 (15.03%) DevOps
10 150 (14.01%) Software Engineering
11 147 (13.73%) Microsoft
12 146 (13.63%) C++
13 145 (13.54%) Computer Science
14 143 (13.35%) ITIL
15 142 (13.26%) MySQL
16 140 (13.07%) Problem-Solving
17 138 (12.89%) JavaScript
18 136 (12.70%) Oracle Database
19 130 (12.14%) Finance
20 126 (11.76%) XML
21 122 (11.39%) Web Services
22 119 (11.11%) Middleware
23 118 (11.02%) Shell Script
24 117 (10.92%) Relational Database
25 116 (10.83%) Tomcat
26 114 (10.64%) Jenkins
27 111 (10.36%) Amazon AWS
28 109 (10.18%) Bash Shell
29 105 (9.80%) HTML

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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
1 116 (10.83%) Tomcat
2 80 (7.47%) Apache
3 55 (5.14%) WebLogic
4 47 (4.39%) JBoss
4 47 (4.39%) WebSphere
5 33 (3.08%) IIS
6 24 (2.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 22 (2.05%) BizTalk Server
8 20 (1.87%) OpenStack
9 18 (1.68%) nginx
9 18 (1.68%) WebSphere Application Server
10 16 (1.49%) Confluence
11 14 (1.31%) Drupal
12 11 (1.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 10 (0.93%) SAS
14 9 (0.84%) CMS
14 9 (0.84%) Oracle Service Bus
15 8 (0.75%) JCAPS
15 8 (0.75%) Oracle Coherence
16 7 (0.65%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 28 (2.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (2.24%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (1.87%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.093%) Abaqus
6 1 (0.093%) CATIA
6 1 (0.093%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 10 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (0.75%) BusinessWorks
2 8 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
2 8 (0.75%) Oracle Receivables
2 8 (0.75%) TIBCO iProcess
3 7 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (0.65%) Oracle General Ledger
4 6 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.47%) Postilion
6 4 (0.37%) Hyperion Planning
6 4 (0.37%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (0.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (0.28%) Unica
7 3 (0.28%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.19%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.19%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.19%) Teamcenter
9 1 (0.093%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 111 (10.36%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (4.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (3.27%) SaaS
4 18 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
4 18 (1.68%) Amazon S3
5 16 (1.49%) Amazon Glacier
5 16 (1.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 15 (1.40%) GitHub
7 11 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
7 11 (1.03%) Office 365
8 8 (0.75%) Amazon ELB
9 6 (0.56%) IaaS
10 5 (0.47%) OpenShift
10 5 (0.47%) PaaS
11 4 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.28%) FinancialForce
12 3 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.19%) Amazon Kinesis
13 2 (0.19%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 97 (9.06%) Firewall
2 82 (7.66%) TCP/IP
3 51 (4.76%) DNS
4 45 (4.20%) HTTP
5 42 (3.92%) Network Security
6 33 (3.08%) FTP
7 32 (2.99%) SAN
8 28 (2.61%) SSH
9 26 (2.43%) DHCP
10 25 (2.33%) LAN
10 25 (2.33%) WAN
11 24 (2.24%) Internet
12 16 (1.49%) VPN
13 15 (1.40%) VoIP
14 13 (1.21%) Intrusion Detection
14 13 (1.21%) Kerberos
14 13 (1.21%) SSL
15 12 (1.12%) BGP
16 11 (1.03%) NAS
16 11 (1.03%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (13.26%) MySQL
2 136 (12.70%) Oracle Database
3 117 (10.92%) Relational Database
4 102 (9.52%) SQL Server
5 61 (5.70%) NoSQL
6 55 (5.14%) RDBMS
7 54 (5.04%) Big Data
8 53 (4.95%) Oracle Database 12c
9 39 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
10 35 (3.27%) Oracle Database 11g
11 33 (3.08%) Hadoop
12 30 (2.80%) DB2
13 25 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
14 22 (2.05%) MongoDB
15 21 (1.96%) Oracle Exadata
15 21 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
16 17 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 15 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
18 14 (1.31%) MariaDB
19 12 (1.12%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 161 (15.03%) Git (software)
2 114 (10.64%) Jenkins
3 79 (7.38%) JIRA
4 69 (6.44%) Subversion
5 60 (5.60%) Eclipse
5 60 (5.60%) Maven
6 49 (4.58%) JUnit
7 33 (3.08%) Ant
7 33 (3.08%) Gradle
8 31 (2.89%) Oracle Forms
9 29 (2.71%) IntelliJ
10 28 (2.61%) SoapUI
11 24 (2.24%) ProC
12 18 (1.68%) Vagrant
13 17 (1.59%) Oracle APEX
14 15 (1.40%) Selenium
15 14 (1.31%) Cucumber
16 13 (1.21%) PVCS
16 13 (1.21%) Visual Studio
17 9 (0.84%) SonarQube
General
1 130 (12.14%) Finance
2 66 (6.16%) Telecoms
3 49 (4.58%) German Language
4 36 (3.36%) French Language
5 28 (2.61%) Banking
6 26 (2.43%) Retail
7 12 (1.12%) Back Office
8 10 (0.93%) Billing
9 7 (0.65%) General Ledger
10 5 (0.47%) Automotive
10 5 (0.47%) Legal
10 5 (0.47%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.47%) Marketing
11 4 (0.37%) Publishing
12 3 (0.28%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.28%) Games
12 3 (0.28%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.28%) Law
12 3 (0.28%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.19%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 280 (26.14%) Developer
2 181 (16.90%) Analyst
3 98 (9.15%) Java Developer
4 88 (8.22%) Support Engineer
5 82 (7.66%) Support Analyst
6 79 (7.38%) Software Engineer
7 58 (5.42%) Applications Support
8 55 (5.14%) Linux Engineer
9 52 (4.86%) Administrator
10 50 (4.67%) Senior Developer
11 46 (4.30%) Software Developer
12 42 (3.92%) Senior Java Developer
13 40 (3.73%) Security Analyst
13 40 (3.73%) Unix Engineer
14 38 (3.55%) Consultant
14 38 (3.55%) DevOps Engineer
15 37 (3.45%) Applications Support Analyst
15 37 (3.45%) DBA
15 37 (3.45%) Systems Developer
16 36 (3.36%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (11.76%) XML
2 122 (11.39%) Web Services
3 119 (11.11%) Middleware
4 105 (9.80%) HTML
5 96 (8.96%) J2EE
6 94 (8.78%) CSS
7 77 (7.19%) Spring
8 67 (6.26%) jQuery
9 66 (6.16%) AngularJS
10 59 (5.51%) LDAP
11 53 (4.95%) .NET
11 53 (4.95%) SOAP
12 43 (4.01%) REST
13 42 (3.92%) JSON
14 39 (3.64%) RESTful
15 37 (3.45%) Java EE
16 34 (3.17%) Apache Camel
17 31 (2.89%) EJB
18 27 (2.52%) Node.js
19 25 (2.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 145 (13.54%) Computer Science
2 100 (9.34%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (4.58%) Data Centre
3 49 (4.58%) Linux Command Line
4 41 (3.83%) Enterprise Software
5 28 (2.61%) Management Information System
6 24 (2.24%) Clustering
7 19 (1.77%) Fintech
8 17 (1.59%) Device Driver
9 14 (1.31%) Replication
9 14 (1.31%) Self-Motivation
10 11 (1.03%) Algorithms
10 11 (1.03%) Virtual Team
11 9 (0.84%) Mobile App
11 9 (0.84%) Smart Meter
12 8 (0.75%) Spread Betting
13 7 (0.65%) Data Structures
13 7 (0.65%) Derivative
13 7 (0.65%) Mobile Computing
13 7 (0.65%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 731 (68.25%) Linux
2 395 (36.88%) Windows
3 76 (7.10%) Windows Server
4 61 (5.70%) Solaris
5 51 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 37 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 35 (3.27%) AIX
8 34 (3.17%) Android
9 29 (2.71%) Mac OS
10 27 (2.52%) Mac OS X
11 25 (2.33%) CentOS
12 23 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
13 22 (2.05%) Ubuntu
14 15 (1.40%) Windows 2000
15 13 (1.21%) Debian
16 11 (1.03%) Apple iOS
17 10 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
18 9 (0.84%) SUSE
18 9 (0.84%) Windows 10
19 8 (0.75%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (21.38%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (15.03%) DevOps
3 150 (14.01%) Software Engineering
4 143 (13.35%) ITIL
5 140 (13.07%) Problem-Solving
6 90 (8.40%) Scrum
7 84 (7.84%) Test Automation
8 72 (6.72%) OO
9 68 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
10 56 (5.23%) High Availability
11 55 (5.14%) SDLC
12 49 (4.58%) Configuration Management
12 49 (4.58%) Incident Management
13 47 (4.39%) Web Development
14 46 (4.30%) Performance Tuning
15 43 (4.01%) Information Security
15 43 (4.01%) Open Source
15 43 (4.01%) Unit Testing
16 42 (3.92%) Software Delivery
17 40 (3.73%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 409 (38.19%) SQL
2 299 (27.92%) Java
3 204 (19.05%) Python
4 146 (13.63%) C++
5 138 (12.89%) JavaScript
6 118 (11.02%) Shell Script
7 109 (10.18%) Bash Shell
8 102 (9.52%) C
9 91 (8.50%) PL/SQL
10 78 (7.28%) Perl
11 68 (6.35%) C#
12 65 (6.07%) PHP
13 54 (5.04%) PowerShell
14 41 (3.83%) Java 8
15 27 (2.52%) VB
16 18 (1.68%) VB.NET
16 18 (1.68%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
17 12 (1.12%) Scala
18 10 (0.93%) Ruby
18 10 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 215 (20.07%) Degree
2 78 (7.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 72 (6.72%) Security Cleared
4 43 (4.01%) SC Cleared
5 27 (2.52%) DV Cleared
6 24 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (2.15%) CEH
8 18 (1.68%) ISTQB
9 17 (1.59%) CISSP
10 14 (1.31%) CCNA
11 12 (1.12%) CCNP
12 10 (0.93%) GIAC
12 10 (0.93%) SANS
13 9 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (0.75%) GCIH
15 6 (0.56%) CISA
15 6 (0.56%) CSSLP
15 6 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
16 5 (0.47%) MCSE
16 5 (0.47%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (4.58%) QA
2 29 (2.71%) PCI DSS
3 24 (2.24%) SLA
4 10 (0.93%) PMO
5 4 (0.37%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.28%) GDPR
6 3 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.19%) COBIT
System Software
1 75 (7.00%) Active Directory
2 58 (5.42%) Docker
3 52 (4.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (2.52%) Oracle RAC
5 25 (2.33%) Hyper-V
6 21 (1.96%) Samba
7 13 (1.21%) iptables
8 11 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (0.84%) NFS
10 7 (0.65%) vSphere
11 4 (0.37%) HDFS
12 3 (0.28%) Firmware
12 3 (0.28%) Job Entry Subsystem
12 3 (0.28%) OpenAM
12 3 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.19%) Oracle Clusterware
13 2 (0.19%) Postfix
13 2 (0.19%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 44 (4.11%) Puppet
2 29 (2.71%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (2.61%) Ansible
3 28 (2.61%) Red Hat Satellite
4 22 (2.05%) Oracle RMAN
5 18 (1.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 17 (1.59%) Data Guard
6 17 (1.59%) Nagios
6 17 (1.59%) Oracle ZFS
7 15 (1.40%) Cacti
8 14 (1.31%) HP ALM
9 11 (1.03%) Terraform
10 10 (0.93%) OpenView
11 9 (0.84%) Kubernetes
11 9 (0.84%) Single Sign-On
12 8 (0.75%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 8 (0.75%) NetBackup
12 8 (0.75%) TIBCO Hawk
13 6 (0.56%) SCOM
13 6 (0.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 371 (34.64%) Oracle
2 147 (13.73%) Microsoft
3 88 (8.22%) VMware
4 67 (6.26%) Red Hat
5 56 (5.23%) Cisco
6 45 (4.20%) HP
7 42 (3.92%) IBM
8 29 (2.71%) Juniper
9 26 (2.43%) EMC
9 26 (2.43%) TIBCO
10 25 (2.33%) Sun
11 24 (2.24%) NetApp
12 22 (2.05%) Remedy
12 22 (2.05%) SAP
12 22 (2.05%) Splunk
13 21 (1.96%) CheckPoint
14 18 (1.68%) Blue Coat
14 18 (1.68%) Brocade
14 18 (1.68%) F5
14 18 (1.68%) ServiceNow