Period
to 1 December 2021

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 1 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > South East
6 months to
1 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 140 178 119
Rank change year-on-year +38 -59 -29
Permanent jobs citing Unix 464 131 668
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.52% 1.47% 2.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.34% 6.16% 10.62%
Number of salaries quoted 173 91 538
10th Percentile £28,250 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £40,853 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £82,000 £75,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £56,798
% change year-on-year - +10.04% -1.22%

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 3,759 2,126 6,288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.42% 23.89% 25.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2,638 1,757 5,321
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £23,750
25th Percentile £32,625 £32,750 £30,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £46,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.26% +8.24% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%

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 1 December 2021.

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 1 December 2021. 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 +38 228 £55,000 +37.50% 7
Thames Valley -2 149 £50,000 -9.09% 27
Berkshire +3 104 £55,000 - 20
Surrey -46 44 £55,000 -8.33% 15
Buckinghamshire -17 38 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Kent -22 22 £64,000 +6.67% 1
West Sussex -16 11 £85,000 +61.90% 4
Oxfordshire -22 9 £41,957 -30.07% 1
East Sussex -33 2 £50,000 -35.48% 1
Middlesex - 1 - - 1
Home Counties - 1 £100,000 -
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 1 December 2021, 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.

1 368 (79.31%) Linux
2 291 (62.72%) Java
3 267 (57.54%) Software Engineering
4 265 (57.11%) Finance
5 259 (55.82%) Degree
6 251 (54.09%) Computer Science
7 248 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
8 240 (51.72%) Jenkins
9 230 (49.57%) DevOps
10 229 (49.35%) Shell Script
11 228 (49.14%) Ansible
12 220 (47.41%) Spring
13 208 (44.83%) Microservices
14 204 (43.97%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 201 (43.32%) AWS
16 193 (41.59%) Banking
17 192 (41.38%) Law
17 192 (41.38%) Digital Banking
18 190 (40.95%) Python
19 183 (39.44%) Apache Spark
20 182 (39.22%) Kafka
21 180 (38.79%) HBase
22 179 (38.58%) AngularJS
23 177 (38.15%) Relational Database
24 174 (37.50%) MariaDB
24 174 (37.50%) React
24 174 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
25 172 (37.07%) Git (software)
26 166 (35.78%) VMware
27 160 (34.48%) CSS

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
1 183 (39.44%) Apache Spark
2 155 (33.41%) Apache
3 144 (31.03%) GemFire
4 36 (7.76%) Cloud Foundry
5 26 (5.60%) WebLogic
6 22 (4.74%) Oracle Service Bus
7 15 (3.23%) JBoss
7 15 (3.23%) Tomcat
8 11 (2.37%) Jupyter
9 7 (1.51%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.43%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.22%) CMS
11 1 (0.22%) Confluence
11 1 (0.22%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.22%) ThingWorx
11 1 (0.22%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (3.02%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.51%) Oracle Cash Management
1 7 (1.51%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (1.51%) Oracle EBS R12
1 7 (1.51%) Oracle General Ledger
1 7 (1.51%) Oracle Payables
1 7 (1.51%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 7 (1.51%) Oracle Receivables
2 6 (1.29%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.86%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.22%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.22%) R3 Corda
4 1 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 201 (43.32%) AWS
2 157 (33.84%) GitHub
3 138 (29.74%) Amazon Kinesis
4 126 (27.16%) Azure
5 93 (20.04%) GCP
6 53 (11.42%) OpenShift
7 36 (7.76%) Amazon EC2
8 31 (6.68%) Serverless
9 27 (5.82%) Cloud Computing
10 17 (3.66%) SaaS
11 8 (1.72%) Amazon ELB
11 8 (1.72%) Amazon EMR
11 8 (1.72%) Amazon S3
11 8 (1.72%) PaaS
12 7 (1.51%) Slack
13 4 (0.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (0.65%) IaaS
14 3 (0.65%) Microsoft 365
14 3 (0.65%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.17%) TCP/IP
2 21 (4.53%) DNS
2 21 (4.53%) HTTP
3 19 (4.09%) Firewall
4 13 (2.80%) SSL
5 11 (2.37%) Internet
6 7 (1.51%) NAS
6 7 (1.51%) Network Security
7 6 (1.29%) DHCP
8 5 (1.08%) LAN
8 5 (1.08%) SAN
8 5 (1.08%) WAN
9 4 (0.86%) 4G
9 4 (0.86%) GGSN
9 4 (0.86%) MQTT
9 4 (0.86%) SSH
9 4 (0.86%) VPN
10 3 (0.65%) 2G
10 3 (0.65%) ADSL
11 2 (0.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (38.79%) HBase
2 177 (38.15%) Relational Database
3 174 (37.50%) MariaDB
3 174 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
4 140 (30.17%) Redis
5 138 (29.74%) NoSQL
6 133 (28.66%) Big Data
7 44 (9.48%) Hadoop
8 41 (8.84%) Oracle Database
9 33 (7.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 27 (5.82%) MySQL
11 24 (5.17%) Oracle Database 10g
12 20 (4.31%) SQL Server
13 16 (3.45%) MongoDB
14 13 (2.80%) RDBMS
15 7 (1.51%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 7 (1.51%) Oracle Reports
16 6 (1.29%) Apache Hive
16 6 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
17 5 (1.08%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 240 (51.72%) Jenkins
2 172 (37.07%) Git (software)
3 156 (33.62%) Cucumber
4 152 (32.76%) JUnit
5 148 (31.90%) Eclipse
6 145 (31.25%) IntelliJ
7 144 (31.03%) Gradle
7 144 (31.03%) Sonatype Nexus
8 142 (30.60%) Cypress.io
8 142 (30.60%) Protractor
8 142 (30.60%) Storybook
9 141 (30.39%) Mockito
10 106 (22.84%) Artifactory
11 75 (16.16%) SonarQube
12 38 (8.19%) JIRA
13 21 (4.53%) Toad
14 13 (2.80%) GitLab
15 11 (2.37%) Octopus Deploy
15 11 (2.37%) TestRail
16 9 (1.94%) TestNG
General
1 265 (57.11%) Finance
2 204 (43.97%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 193 (41.59%) Banking
4 192 (41.38%) Law
5 95 (20.47%) Analytical Skills
6 83 (17.89%) Social Skills
7 41 (8.84%) Presentation Skills
8 21 (4.53%) Police
9 12 (2.59%) Retail
10 10 (2.16%) Telecoms
11 6 (1.29%) Electronics
11 6 (1.29%) Marketing
11 6 (1.29%) Public Sector
12 5 (1.08%) Games
12 5 (1.08%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.43%) Automotive
13 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.43%) Legal
14 1 (0.22%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 178 (38.36%) Software Engineer
2 130 (28.02%) Developer
3 80 (17.24%) Principal Engineer
3 80 (17.24%) Principal Software Engineer
4 66 (14.22%) Software Developer
5 55 (11.85%) Senior Software Engineer
6 52 (11.21%) Lead Developer
6 52 (11.21%) Lead Software Developer
7 51 (10.99%) Analyst
8 45 (9.70%) Lead Software Engineer
9 24 (5.17%) Support Analyst
10 23 (4.96%) Analyst Developer
10 23 (4.96%) Pricing Analyst
10 23 (4.96%) Pricing Developer
11 19 (4.09%) Applications Support
12 17 (3.66%) Architect
12 17 (3.66%) DevOps Engineer
12 17 (3.66%) QA Engineer
13 16 (3.45%) Administrator
14 14 (3.02%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (47.41%) Spring
2 182 (39.22%) Kafka
3 179 (38.58%) AngularJS
4 174 (37.50%) React
5 160 (34.48%) CSS
6 157 (33.84%) RESTful
7 156 (33.62%) JSON
8 152 (32.76%) Node.js
9 144 (31.03%) RabbitMQ
10 143 (30.82%) Play Framework
10 143 (30.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 142 (30.60%) Express
11 142 (30.60%) Redux
11 142 (30.60%) Spark Streaming
11 142 (30.60%) Tailwind CSS
12 139 (29.96%) AssertJ
12 139 (29.96%) WireMock
13 106 (22.84%) LAMP
13 106 (22.84%) LAPP Stack
14 66 (14.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 160 (34.48%) Linux Command Line
2 115 (24.78%) User Experience
3 64 (13.79%) Self-Motivation
4 34 (7.33%) Management Information System
5 28 (6.03%) Virtual Team
6 17 (3.66%) Algorithms
7 12 (2.59%) Life Science
8 11 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.94%) Clustering
10 8 (1.72%) Data Centre
11 6 (1.29%) Digital Media
12 5 (1.08%) Internet of Things
13 4 (0.86%) Cloud Native
13 4 (0.86%) Greenfield Project
13 4 (0.86%) Mobile App
14 3 (0.65%) Grid Computing
14 3 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
15 2 (0.43%) Client/Server
15 2 (0.43%) PKI
16 1 (0.22%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 368 (79.31%) Linux
2 62 (13.36%) Windows
3 36 (7.76%) Solaris
4 12 (2.59%) Mac OS
4 12 (2.59%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.29%) Windows 10
7 5 (1.08%) AIX
7 5 (1.08%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.65%) Android
9 2 (0.43%) FreeBSD
9 2 (0.43%) OpenBSD
9 2 (0.43%) SUSE
9 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (0.22%) CentOS
10 1 (0.22%) Debian
10 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.22%) VMS
10 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (57.54%) Software Engineering
2 251 (54.09%) Computer Science
3 248 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
4 230 (49.57%) DevOps
5 208 (44.83%) Microservices
6 192 (41.38%) Digital Banking
7 147 (31.68%) Business Continuity
7 147 (31.68%) Scrum
8 146 (31.47%) Validation
9 143 (30.82%) Full Stack Development
10 142 (30.60%) Cross-Browser Testing
11 132 (28.45%) Software Testing
12 130 (28.02%) OO
13 126 (27.16%) High Availability
14 123 (26.51%) Multithreading
14 123 (26.51%) TDD
15 110 (23.71%) Performance Monitoring
16 109 (23.49%) Open Source
17 106 (22.84%) BDD
17 106 (22.84%) Clean Code
Programming Languages
1 291 (62.72%) Java
2 229 (49.35%) Shell Script
3 190 (40.95%) Python
4 149 (32.11%) Groovy
5 90 (19.40%) SQL
6 61 (13.15%) JavaScript
7 55 (11.85%) C#
8 44 (9.48%) PL/SQL
9 43 (9.27%) C++
10 37 (7.97%) Perl
11 33 (7.11%) C
12 31 (6.68%) Bash Shell
13 19 (4.09%) PowerShell
14 12 (2.59%) Tcl
15 9 (1.94%) Go
16 8 (1.72%) C-shell
16 8 (1.72%) PHP
17 5 (1.08%) Cython
17 5 (1.08%) Java 8
18 4 (0.86%) R
Qualifications
1 259 (55.82%) Degree
2 146 (31.47%) Oracle Certification
3 142 (30.60%) OCP
4 51 (10.99%) Computer Science Degree
5 35 (7.54%) Security Cleared
6 11 (2.37%) SC Cleared
7 8 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.29%) CEH
8 6 (1.29%) CISA
8 6 (1.29%) GIAC
8 6 (1.29%) ISEB
8 6 (1.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (1.29%) OSCE
8 6 (1.29%) OSCP
9 5 (1.08%) CCNP
9 5 (1.08%) Numerate Degree
10 4 (0.86%) CCIP
10 4 (0.86%) CCNA
10 4 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.86%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.25%) QA
2 15 (3.23%) SLA
3 9 (1.94%) GDPR
4 8 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.29%) NIST
6 3 (0.65%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.22%) Accessibility
7 1 (0.22%) GRC
7 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 148 (31.90%) HDFS
2 117 (25.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (7.54%) Docker
4 9 (1.94%) Active Directory
5 6 (1.29%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.65%) vSphere
8 2 (0.43%) NFS
8 2 (0.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.43%) Veritas File System
8 2 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.22%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.22%) Snort
9 1 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 228 (49.14%) Ansible
2 56 (12.07%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (7.97%) Terraform
4 32 (6.90%) Kubernetes
5 11 (2.37%) Puppet
6 8 (1.72%) HP ALM
7 6 (1.29%) HP Fortify
7 6 (1.29%) WebInspect
8 5 (1.08%) Data Guard
8 5 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.65%) Nagios
9 3 (0.65%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.43%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.43%) logstash
10 2 (0.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.43%) Oracle ZFS
10 2 (0.43%) SCCM
10 2 (0.43%) SCOM
11 1 (0.22%) Packer
Vendors
1 166 (35.78%) VMware
2 142 (30.60%) Okta
3 101 (21.77%) Oracle
4 43 (9.27%) Red Hat
5 28 (6.03%) Microsoft
6 20 (4.31%) Google
7 17 (3.66%) Intel
8 11 (2.37%) YouTube
9 10 (2.16%) Splunk
10 9 (1.94%) HP
11 8 (1.72%) Cisco
12 7 (1.51%) Xamarin
13 6 (1.29%) ArcSight
13 6 (1.29%) Black Duck
13 6 (1.29%) Micro Focus
13 6 (1.29%) Qualys
13 6 (1.29%) SAP
13 6 (1.29%) Sonatype
13 6 (1.29%) Tripwire
14 5 (1.08%) IBM