Period
to 26 October 2020

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

Unix
England > South East
6 months to
26 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 170 124 97
Rank change year-on-year -46 -27 -28
Permanent jobs citing Unix 123 672 959
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.52% 2.67% 3.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.29% 10.43% 13.09%
Number of salaries quoted 78 541 765
Median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,200 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,750 £77,500 £72,300
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £56,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -1.79% +1.82%

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 1,955 6,443 7,325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 24.16% 25.56% 25.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,579 5,332 6,031
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,376 £24,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.89% -4.21% +5.56%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Unix as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Unix in the South East.

Salary trend for Unix in the South East

Unix
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Unix in the South East over the 6 months to 26 October 2020.

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 26 October 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
Hampshire +14 40 £47,125 -0.79% 8
Thames Valley -2 27 £45,000 -10.00% 26
Surrey -12 26 £55,000 -8.33% 3
Berkshire -8 21 £50,000 - 13
West Sussex -23 20 £52,500 -4.55% 3
East Sussex +48 9 £75,000 +114.29%
Buckinghamshire +65 3 £40,000 -30.43% 7
Oxfordshire +52 3 £33,500 -39.09% 6
Kent +37 1 £60,000 +71.43% 2
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 26 October 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 South East region with a requirement for Unix.

1 89 (72.36%) Linux
2 51 (41.46%) Windows
3 50 (40.65%) Java
4 40 (32.52%) Oracle
5 35 (28.46%) AWS
6 30 (24.39%) SQL
7 29 (23.58%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (23.58%) Azure
8 27 (21.95%) Python
9 19 (15.45%) Windows Server
9 19 (15.45%) Problem-Solving
10 18 (14.63%) Finance
11 17 (13.82%) SQL Server
11 17 (13.82%) Git (software)
11 17 (13.82%) Oracle Database
12 16 (13.01%) Firewall
13 15 (12.20%) JavaScript
13 15 (12.20%) Active Directory
13 15 (12.20%) Data Guard
13 15 (12.20%) Terraform
14 14 (11.38%) NoSQL
14 14 (11.38%) DevOps
14 14 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (11.38%) TCP/IP
14 14 (11.38%) Solaris
14 14 (11.38%) VMware
15 13 (10.57%) Oracle RMAN
15 13 (10.57%) Oracle Database 11g
15 13 (10.57%) Internet
15 13 (10.57%) Relational Database

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 7 (5.69%) IIS
2 6 (4.88%) Apache
2 6 (4.88%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.25%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (3.25%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.44%) SAS
5 2 (1.63%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.63%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.81%) GemFire
Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.44%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.63%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (1.63%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.63%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 35 (28.46%) AWS
2 29 (23.58%) Azure
3 5 (4.07%) SaaS
4 4 (3.25%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (3.25%) IaaS
5 3 (2.44%) Serverless
6 2 (1.63%) GitHub
6 2 (1.63%) Office 365
6 2 (1.63%) PaaS
6 2 (1.63%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.81%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.01%) Firewall
2 14 (11.38%) TCP/IP
3 13 (10.57%) Internet
4 12 (9.76%) DNS
5 9 (7.32%) 2G
5 9 (7.32%) 4G
5 9 (7.32%) DHCP
6 6 (4.88%) BGP
6 6 (4.88%) Diameter Protocol
6 6 (4.88%) INAP
6 6 (4.88%) NetScreen
6 6 (4.88%) OSPF
7 5 (4.07%) 3G
7 5 (4.07%) GSM
7 5 (4.07%) Megaco
7 5 (4.07%) RTP
7 5 (4.07%) SS7
7 5 (4.07%) VoLTE
7 5 (4.07%) VoWiFi
8 4 (3.25%) MGW
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.82%) Oracle Database
1 17 (13.82%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.38%) NoSQL
3 13 (10.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 13 (10.57%) Relational Database
4 12 (9.76%) Big Data
5 11 (8.94%) MongoDB
5 11 (8.94%) RDBMS
6 8 (6.50%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (6.50%) MySQL
7 6 (4.88%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (4.88%) Hadoop
7 6 (4.88%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (4.88%) Oracle Database 12c
7 6 (4.88%) Qlik Sense
7 6 (4.88%) QlikView
8 5 (4.07%) HBase
8 5 (4.07%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (3.25%) DB2
9 4 (3.25%) Impala
Development Applications
1 17 (13.82%) Git (software)
2 10 (8.13%) Jenkins
3 6 (4.88%) Bitbucket
3 6 (4.88%) Subversion
4 5 (4.07%) JUnit
4 5 (4.07%) Selenium
5 3 (2.44%) Maven
6 2 (1.63%) JMeter
6 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.63%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.81%) CircleCI
7 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.81%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.81%) JIRA
7 1 (0.81%) PHPUnit
General
1 18 (14.63%) Finance
2 8 (6.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.63%) Banking
3 2 (1.63%) Electronics
3 2 (1.63%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.63%) Marketing
3 2 (1.63%) Public Sector
4 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (16.26%) Developer
2 15 (12.20%) DBA
3 14 (11.38%) Consultant
3 14 (11.38%) Oracle DBA
4 11 (8.94%) Java Engineer
5 10 (8.13%) Architect
5 10 (8.13%) SAP Basis Consultant
5 10 (8.13%) SAP Consultant
6 8 (6.50%) Administrator
7 7 (5.69%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (5.69%) IT Engineer
8 6 (4.88%) AWS Engineer
8 6 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 6 (4.88%) Network Engineer
8 6 (4.88%) Software Engineer
9 5 (4.07%) Analyst
9 5 (4.07%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.07%) PL/SQL Developer
9 5 (4.07%) Support Engineer
9 5 (4.07%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.13%) Apache Flex
1 10 (8.13%) SAP Basis
2 6 (4.88%) Web Services
3 5 (4.07%) CSS
3 5 (4.07%) SOAP
3 5 (4.07%) Spring
4 4 (3.25%) .NET
4 4 (3.25%) XML
5 3 (2.44%) AngularJS
5 3 (2.44%) Flash
5 3 (2.44%) HTML
5 3 (2.44%) LDAP
5 3 (2.44%) Middleware
5 3 (2.44%) OAuth
5 3 (2.44%) POSIX
5 3 (2.44%) SAML
6 2 (1.63%) Ext JS
6 2 (1.63%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (1.63%) React
6 2 (1.63%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.88%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 6 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.07%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.44%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.44%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.63%) Internet of Things
5 2 (1.63%) PKI
5 2 (1.63%) User Experience
6 1 (0.81%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.81%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.81%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.81%) NHS
6 1 (0.81%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (0.81%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.81%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 89 (72.36%) Linux
2 51 (41.46%) Windows
3 19 (15.45%) Windows Server
4 14 (11.38%) Solaris
5 10 (8.13%) AIX
6 6 (4.88%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.25%) Windows 10
7 4 (3.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.44%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (0.81%) CentOS
10 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (23.58%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (15.45%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (11.38%) DevOps
4 12 (9.76%) Information Security
5 11 (8.94%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (8.94%) Test Automation
6 10 (8.13%) High Availability
7 9 (7.32%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (6.50%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (6.50%) Database Tuning
8 8 (6.50%) ITIL
8 8 (6.50%) Scrum
9 7 (5.69%) Load Balancing
10 6 (4.88%) Open Source
10 6 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (4.88%) Problem Management
10 6 (4.88%) Software Engineering
10 6 (4.88%) Unit Testing
10 6 (4.88%) Validation
11 5 (4.07%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 50 (40.65%) Java
2 30 (24.39%) SQL
3 27 (21.95%) Python
4 15 (12.20%) JavaScript
5 12 (9.76%) Bash Shell
5 12 (9.76%) PowerShell
5 12 (9.76%) Shell Script
6 10 (8.13%) ABAP
6 10 (8.13%) PL/SQL
7 6 (4.88%) Perl
8 5 (4.07%) C
8 5 (4.07%) C++
8 5 (4.07%) Scala
9 4 (3.25%) C#
10 2 (1.63%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.63%) VB
10 2 (1.63%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.63%) VB6
10 2 (1.63%) VBScript
11 1 (0.81%) Go
Qualifications
1 10 (8.13%) CCNA
1 10 (8.13%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (6.50%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.69%) CCNP
3 7 (5.69%) DV Cleared
4 6 (4.88%) Degree
4 6 (4.88%) JNCIA
4 6 (4.88%) JNCIS
5 3 (2.44%) CISSP
6 2 (1.63%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.81%) CISA
7 1 (0.81%) OCP
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.81%) PhD
7 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.32%) GDPR
1 9 (7.32%) QA
2 8 (6.50%) SLA
3 4 (3.25%) Data Quality
3 4 (3.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.44%) NIST
4 3 (2.44%) NIST 800
System Software
1 15 (12.20%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.69%) Docker
2 7 (5.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.25%) HDFS
4 3 (2.44%) Firmware
4 3 (2.44%) GPFS
4 3 (2.44%) NFS
4 3 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.63%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.63%) XenApp
6 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (12.20%) Data Guard
1 15 (12.20%) Terraform
2 13 (10.57%) Oracle RMAN
3 11 (8.94%) Ansible
4 9 (7.32%) Kubernetes
5 5 (4.07%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (3.25%) HP ALM
7 3 (2.44%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (2.44%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (2.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (2.44%) SCCM
7 3 (2.44%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 2 (1.63%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.63%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.81%) Kibana
9 1 (0.81%) Puppet
9 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.81%) SELinux
Vendors
1 40 (32.52%) Oracle
2 14 (11.38%) VMware
3 12 (9.76%) Microsoft
3 12 (9.76%) SAP
4 10 (8.13%) Informatica
5 9 (7.32%) Brocade
6 8 (6.50%) Cisco
7 7 (5.69%) Citrix
8 6 (4.88%) Foundry
8 6 (4.88%) Juniper
9 5 (4.07%) Sun
10 4 (3.25%) Cloudera
10 4 (3.25%) EMC
10 4 (3.25%) Ericsson
10 4 (3.25%) Hortonworks
10 4 (3.25%) HP
10 4 (3.25%) MapR
10 4 (3.25%) Veritas
11 3 (2.44%) ServiceNow
11 3 (2.44%) Splunk