Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > South East
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 62 57
Rank change year-on-year -34 -5 -12
Permanent jobs citing Unix 923 1,316 1,779
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.05% 4.48% 4.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.17% 15.76% 15.71%
Number of salaries quoted 754 1,090 1,513
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 £28,750 £28,975 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +6.80% -1.90% +5.00%

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 7,586 8,352 11,327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.07% 28.43% 30.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6,317 7,143 9,841
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 £23,500 £23,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -42 394 £45,000 -5.26% 56
Hampshire -9 252 £47,500 -3.06% 25
Berkshire -51 238 £45,000 -5.26% 37
Surrey -57 156 £50,000 -4.76% 24
Buckinghamshire +9 93 £37,500 -20.21% 3
West Sussex -27 68 £37,500 -25.00% 7
Oxfordshire -19 63 £50,000 - 16
East Sussex -15 36 £40,000 - 6
Kent -33 11 £40,000 +2.56%
Middlesex +12 3 £45,000 +20.00%
Isle of Wight - 2 £33,750 - 1
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 620 (67.17%) Linux
2 365 (39.54%) SQL
3 330 (35.75%) Oracle
4 322 (34.89%) Windows
5 253 (27.41%) Java
6 215 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
7 185 (20.04%) Python
8 182 (19.72%) Degree
9 152 (16.47%) DevOps
9 152 (16.47%) Microsoft
10 141 (15.28%) Git (software)
11 136 (14.73%) JavaScript
12 133 (14.41%) Oracle Database
13 131 (14.19%) ITIL
13 131 (14.19%) Finance
14 122 (13.22%) Amazon AWS
15 119 (12.89%) Problem-Solving
16 112 (12.13%) Software Engineering
17 111 (12.03%) C++
18 100 (10.83%) SQL Server
19 98 (10.62%) C
19 98 (10.62%) Middleware
20 97 (10.51%) Windows Server
21 95 (10.29%) Shell Script
21 95 (10.29%) Web Services
22 92 (9.97%) C#
22 92 (9.97%) Jenkins
23 89 (9.64%) Bash Shell
24 88 (9.53%) PL/SQL
25 87 (9.43%) MySQL

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 65 (7.04%) Tomcat
2 63 (6.83%) WebLogic
3 56 (6.07%) Apache
4 54 (5.85%) IIS
5 41 (4.44%) JBoss
6 33 (3.58%) WebSphere
7 22 (2.38%) OpenStack
7 22 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 14 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
8 14 (1.52%) Confluence
9 13 (1.41%) nginx
10 12 (1.30%) Drupal
11 9 (0.98%) Oracle Service Bus
12 8 (0.87%) SAS
13 7 (0.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 6 (0.65%) Moodle
14 6 (0.65%) Oracle Application Server
14 6 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
14 6 (0.65%) Totara
14 6 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 29 (3.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 17 (1.84%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (1.52%) Oracle Applications
2 14 (1.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (1.19%) Remedy ITSM
4 9 (0.98%) Oracle 11i
5 8 (0.87%) NetSuite
6 6 (0.65%) BusinessWorks
6 6 (0.65%) TIBCO iProcess
7 5 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
7 5 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.11%) Postilion
8 1 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.11%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 122 (13.22%) Amazon AWS
2 75 (8.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (2.38%) SaaS
4 20 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
4 20 (2.17%) IaaS
5 19 (2.06%) Amazon S3
5 19 (2.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 18 (1.95%) Amazon Glacier
6 18 (1.95%) GitHub
7 11 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (1.08%) Amazon ELB
9 8 (0.87%) Office 365
10 6 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.33%) Amazon Kinesis
13 3 (0.33%) PaaS
14 2 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
14 2 (0.22%) Google Analytics
15 1 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (6.50%) Firewall
2 50 (5.42%) Network Security
3 44 (4.77%) TCP/IP
4 37 (4.01%) DNS
5 34 (3.68%) SAN
6 29 (3.14%) HTTP
7 27 (2.93%) Internet
8 23 (2.49%) LAN
9 22 (2.38%) DHCP
10 21 (2.28%) WAN
11 19 (2.06%) SSH
12 14 (1.52%) VoIP
13 13 (1.41%) NAS
13 13 (1.41%) VPN
14 12 (1.30%) FTP
15 11 (1.19%) SSL
16 10 (1.08%) BIG-IP
16 10 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
17 9 (0.98%) ATM
17 9 (0.98%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (14.41%) Oracle Database
2 100 (10.83%) SQL Server
3 87 (9.43%) MySQL
4 85 (9.21%) Relational Database
5 53 (5.74%) RDBMS
6 42 (4.55%) Big Data
7 39 (4.23%) NoSQL
8 37 (4.01%) Oracle Database 12c
9 35 (3.79%) PostgreSQL
10 34 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
11 29 (3.14%) Hadoop
12 23 (2.49%) Oracle Database 11g
13 22 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
14 18 (1.95%) MongoDB
14 18 (1.95%) Oracle BI EE
15 16 (1.73%) Oracle Exadata
16 14 (1.52%) SQLPlus
17 12 (1.30%) DB2
18 11 (1.19%) GIS
18 11 (1.19%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 141 (15.28%) Git (software)
2 92 (9.97%) Jenkins
3 69 (7.48%) JIRA
4 42 (4.55%) Eclipse
4 42 (4.55%) Maven
4 42 (4.55%) Subversion
5 34 (3.68%) Oracle Forms
6 30 (3.25%) JUnit
7 29 (3.14%) Gradle
8 28 (3.03%) Ant
9 26 (2.82%) IntelliJ
10 22 (2.38%) SoapUI
11 14 (1.52%) Cucumber
11 14 (1.52%) Selenium
12 9 (0.98%) Vagrant
13 8 (0.87%) Bitbucket
13 8 (0.87%) Oracle APEX
13 8 (0.87%) ProC
13 8 (0.87%) SonarQube
14 7 (0.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 131 (14.19%) Finance
2 46 (4.98%) Telecoms
3 44 (4.77%) German Language
4 29 (3.14%) Retail
5 25 (2.71%) French Language
6 21 (2.28%) Banking
7 12 (1.30%) Italian Language
7 12 (1.30%) Spanish Language
8 9 (0.98%) Back Office
9 6 (0.65%) Games
10 4 (0.43%) Billing
10 4 (0.43%) Legal
11 3 (0.33%) Publishing
12 2 (0.22%) Arabic Language
12 2 (0.22%) Automotive
12 2 (0.22%) Electronics
12 2 (0.22%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.22%) Marketing
13 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 236 (25.57%) Developer
2 151 (16.36%) Analyst
3 91 (9.86%) Support Engineer
4 86 (9.32%) Support Analyst
5 69 (7.48%) Java Developer
6 65 (7.04%) Software Engineer
7 52 (5.63%) Applications Support
8 51 (5.53%) Technical Support
9 47 (5.09%) DBA
10 44 (4.77%) Linux Engineer
11 38 (4.12%) Senior Developer
12 36 (3.90%) Technical Analyst
13 34 (3.68%) Administrator
13 34 (3.68%) DevOps Engineer
14 33 (3.58%) Applications Support Analyst
14 33 (3.58%) Lead Developer
15 31 (3.36%) Architect
15 31 (3.36%) Cloud Engineer
16 30 (3.25%) Junior
16 30 (3.25%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (10.62%) Middleware
2 95 (10.29%) Web Services
3 84 (9.10%) HTML
4 80 (8.67%) XML
5 73 (7.91%) CSS
6 68 (7.37%) .NET
7 60 (6.50%) AngularJS
8 54 (5.85%) Spring
9 50 (5.42%) jQuery
10 49 (5.31%) J2EE
11 36 (3.90%) Node.js
12 34 (3.68%) SOAP
13 31 (3.36%) LDAP
14 30 (3.25%) RESTful
15 29 (3.14%) REST
16 27 (2.93%) Apache Camel
17 26 (2.82%) Java EE
18 25 (2.71%) WPF
19 21 (2.28%) JSON
20 20 (2.17%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 86 (9.32%) Computer Science
2 78 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (5.31%) Data Centre
4 43 (4.66%) Linux Command Line
5 36 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
6 24 (2.60%) Clustering
7 20 (2.17%) Management Information System
8 18 (1.95%) Device Driver
9 17 (1.84%) Self-Motivation
10 15 (1.63%) Virtual Team
11 13 (1.41%) Algorithms
11 13 (1.41%) Fintech
12 12 (1.30%) Mainframe
12 12 (1.30%) Replication
13 10 (1.08%) PMI
14 8 (0.87%) Client/Server
15 7 (0.76%) Security Operations Centre
15 7 (0.76%) Smart Meter
16 6 (0.65%) CMDB
16 6 (0.65%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 620 (67.17%) Linux
2 322 (34.89%) Windows
3 97 (10.51%) Windows Server
4 70 (7.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 38 (4.12%) Mac OS X
6 35 (3.79%) Solaris
7 28 (3.03%) AIX
7 28 (3.03%) Android
8 23 (2.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (2.28%) Ubuntu
10 20 (2.17%) CentOS
11 18 (1.95%) Mac OS
12 13 (1.41%) Apple iOS
12 13 (1.41%) Debian
13 12 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (0.87%) Windows 7
16 6 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
16 6 (0.65%) Windows 10
17 4 (0.43%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (16.47%) DevOps
3 131 (14.19%) ITIL
4 119 (12.89%) Problem-Solving
5 112 (12.13%) Software Engineering
6 71 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 69 (7.48%) SDLC
8 64 (6.93%) Scrum
9 60 (6.50%) Test Automation
10 59 (6.39%) Customer Requirements
10 59 (6.39%) Project Management
11 55 (5.96%) OO
12 51 (5.53%) Incident Management
12 51 (5.53%) Waterfall
13 42 (4.55%) Software Delivery
14 41 (4.44%) Data Analysis
15 40 (4.33%) Performance Monitoring
16 38 (4.12%) High Availability
16 38 (4.12%) Mathematics
16 38 (4.12%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 365 (39.54%) SQL
2 253 (27.41%) Java
3 185 (20.04%) Python
4 136 (14.73%) JavaScript
5 111 (12.03%) C++
6 98 (10.62%) C
7 95 (10.29%) Shell Script
8 92 (9.97%) C#
9 89 (9.64%) Bash Shell
10 88 (9.53%) PL/SQL
11 54 (5.85%) Perl
12 48 (5.20%) PowerShell
13 44 (4.77%) PHP
14 35 (3.79%) Java 8
15 28 (3.03%) VB
16 16 (1.73%) VB.NET
17 13 (1.41%) Ruby
18 10 (1.08%) Groovy
18 10 (1.08%) VBScript
18 10 (1.08%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 182 (19.72%) Degree
2 77 (8.34%) Security Cleared
3 41 (4.44%) DV Cleared
4 40 (4.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 40 (4.33%) SC Cleared
5 25 (2.71%) CEH
6 17 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (1.84%) CISSP
7 15 (1.63%) ISTQB
8 14 (1.52%) CCNA
9 11 (1.19%) GIAC
10 10 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (1.08%) PMI Certification
11 9 (0.98%) MCSE
11 9 (0.98%) SANS
12 7 (0.76%) RHCE
12 7 (0.76%) RHCSA
12 7 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (0.65%) CSSLP
13 6 (0.65%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (6.18%) QA
2 32 (3.47%) PCI DSS
3 25 (2.71%) SLA
4 7 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.76%) PMO
5 4 (0.43%) GDPR
5 4 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (0.33%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.22%) COBIT
7 2 (0.22%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.11%) GCP
System Software
1 58 (6.28%) Active Directory
2 46 (4.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (4.12%) Docker
4 26 (2.82%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (0.76%) vCloud
5 7 (0.76%) Virtual Desktop
5 7 (0.76%) vSphere
6 6 (0.65%) XenApp
7 5 (0.54%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (0.43%) Firmware
8 4 (0.43%) Postfix
9 3 (0.33%) NFS
9 3 (0.33%) OpenAM
10 2 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.22%) GlusterFS
10 2 (0.22%) Samba
10 2 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 38 (4.12%) Ansible
2 37 (4.01%) Puppet
3 30 (3.25%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (2.60%) Data Guard
5 17 (1.84%) NetBackup
5 17 (1.84%) Oracle RMAN
6 13 (1.41%) Red Hat Satellite
7 12 (1.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 11 (1.19%) HP ALM
8 11 (1.19%) Kubernetes
9 10 (1.08%) OpenView
9 10 (1.08%) WSUS
10 9 (0.98%) Terraform
11 7 (0.76%) SCOM
12 6 (0.65%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 6 (0.65%) SCCM
12 6 (0.65%) TIBCO Hawk
13 5 (0.54%) CA Wily
13 5 (0.54%) Nessus
13 5 (0.54%) TADDM
Vendors
1 330 (35.75%) Oracle
2 152 (16.47%) Microsoft
3 73 (7.91%) VMware
4 49 (5.31%) Red Hat
5 45 (4.88%) IBM
6 40 (4.33%) Cisco
7 28 (3.03%) HP
8 25 (2.71%) TOWER Software
9 23 (2.49%) ServiceNow
10 20 (2.17%) Remedy
11 17 (1.84%) TIBCO
12 15 (1.63%) Citrix
12 15 (1.63%) NetApp
13 14 (1.52%) Atlassian
14 13 (1.41%) Cognizant
15 12 (1.30%) Splunk
16 11 (1.19%) CA
17 10 (1.08%) CheckPoint
17 10 (1.08%) Dell
17 10 (1.08%) EMC