Period
to 22 October 2017

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 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > South East
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 51 41
Rank change year-on-year -17 -10 +12
Permanent jobs citing Unix 1221 1750 2440
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.23% 4.98% 5.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.33% 17.21% 19.87%
Number of salaries quoted 984 1315 2180
South East median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,825 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £64,590
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 7965 10169 12279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.62% 28.91% 29.02%
Number of salaries quoted 6855 8680 10556
South East median annual salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 October 2017.

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 October 2017. 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 -19 519 £47,000 -6.00% 37
Berkshire -16 346 £47,000 -6.00% 22
Surrey 0 328 £50,000 -4.76% 9
Hampshire -43 185 £45,000 - 18
West Sussex +3 124 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Buckinghamshire +20 93 £47,000 -5.05% 6
Oxfordshire -5 80 £51,250 -6.82% 9
East Sussex -11 38 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Kent +36 23 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Sussex - 7 - -
Middlesex +6 4 - -
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2017, IT jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Unix.

1 845 (69.21%) Linux
2 429 (35.14%) Windows
3 413 (33.82%) SQL
4 351 (28.75%) Oracle
5 335 (27.44%) Java
6 281 (23.01%) Agile Software Development
7 222 (18.18%) Python
8 213 (17.44%) ITIL
9 207 (16.95%) Finance
10 203 (16.63%) Degree
11 201 (16.46%) C++
12 177 (14.50%) Perl
13 164 (13.43%) C
14 163 (13.35%) Security Cleared
15 153 (12.53%) Red Hat
16 152 (12.45%) Firewall
17 151 (12.37%) Amazon AWS
18 150 (12.29%) PL/SQL
19 148 (12.12%) VMware
19 148 (12.12%) Software Engineering
19 148 (12.12%) DevOps
20 142 (11.63%) Computer Science
21 141 (11.55%) TCP/IP
22 133 (10.89%) Bash Shell
23 132 (10.81%) Shell Script
24 129 (10.57%) Solaris
25 126 (10.32%) JavaScript
25 126 (10.32%) SDLC
26 120 (9.83%) Git (software)
27 119 (9.75%) Oracle 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 61 (5.00%) Apache
2 46 (3.77%) WebLogic
3 41 (3.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 38 (3.11%) Tomcat
5 28 (2.29%) Confluence
5 28 (2.29%) WebSphere
6 26 (2.13%) JBoss
7 24 (1.97%) SharePoint
8 23 (1.88%) IIS
9 22 (1.80%) SAS
10 18 (1.47%) CMS
10 18 (1.47%) nginx
11 16 (1.31%) Oracle Workflow
12 12 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
12 12 (0.98%) Drupal
12 12 (0.98%) OpenStack
13 9 (0.74%) IBM HTTP Server
14 8 (0.66%) Apache Spark
15 6 (0.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 6 (0.49%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 36 (2.95%) MS Visio
2 16 (1.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.33%) EngageOne
6 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.082%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.082%) Simulink
7 1 (0.082%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 25 (2.05%) Oracle BPM
2 14 (1.15%) Teamcenter
3 7 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.25%) Oracle BRM
6 3 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.25%) Postilion
6 3 (0.25%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.082%) Magento
8 1 (0.082%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.082%) Oracle HRMS
8 1 (0.082%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.082%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 151 (12.37%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (3.69%) SaaS
3 21 (1.72%) Office 365
4 20 (1.64%) IaaS
5 16 (1.31%) PaaS
6 9 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.57%) Amazon S3
7 7 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (0.57%) Trello
8 6 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.49%) G Suite
9 4 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.33%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.25%) Amazon Kinesis
10 3 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.25%) FinancialForce
10 3 (0.25%) GitHub
10 3 (0.25%) Rackspace Cloud
11 2 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 152 (12.45%) Firewall
2 141 (11.55%) TCP/IP
3 74 (6.06%) DNS
4 66 (5.41%) SAN
5 48 (3.93%) BGP
6 47 (3.85%) WAN
7 46 (3.77%) HTTP
8 44 (3.60%) Internet
9 42 (3.44%) LAN
10 39 (3.19%) Ethernet
11 38 (3.11%) OSPF
12 34 (2.78%) SSL
13 29 (2.38%) SS7
14 27 (2.21%) DHCP
15 22 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
16 21 (1.72%) MPLS
16 21 (1.72%) Network Security
17 20 (1.64%) VPN
18 19 (1.56%) Radio Access Network
18 19 (1.56%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (9.75%) Oracle Database
2 110 (9.01%) Relational Database
3 82 (6.72%) NoSQL
4 78 (6.39%) MySQL
5 66 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 61 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 50 (4.10%) DB2
7 50 (4.10%) PostgreSQL
7 50 (4.10%) SQL Server
8 43 (3.52%) MongoDB
9 35 (2.87%) Oracle Database 10g
10 29 (2.38%) Big Data
10 29 (2.38%) RDBMS
11 25 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
12 22 (1.80%) Hadoop
13 19 (1.56%) Oracle Exadata
14 18 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
15 16 (1.31%) OLTP
16 14 (1.15%) Data Mining
17 9 (0.74%) Informix
Development Applications
1 120 (9.83%) Git (software)
2 92 (7.53%) JIRA
3 89 (7.29%) Jenkins
4 73 (5.98%) Subversion
5 72 (5.90%) Maven
6 30 (2.46%) ProC
7 29 (2.38%) Selenium
8 25 (2.05%) Oracle Forms
9 24 (1.97%) Vagrant
10 23 (1.88%) JUnit
10 23 (1.88%) PVCS
11 20 (1.64%) Ant
12 19 (1.56%) Rational DOORS
13 18 (1.47%) Cucumber
13 18 (1.47%) Oracle APEX
14 15 (1.23%) Eclipse
15 13 (1.06%) SoapUI
16 12 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 11 (0.90%) Visual Studio
18 10 (0.82%) Redmine
General
1 207 (16.95%) Finance
2 101 (8.27%) Telecoms
3 43 (3.52%) Automotive
4 42 (3.44%) German Language
5 36 (2.95%) Banking
6 33 (2.70%) Aerospace
6 33 (2.70%) French Language
6 33 (2.70%) Manufacturing
7 29 (2.38%) Digital Economy
8 25 (2.05%) Marketing
9 20 (1.64%) Electronics
10 19 (1.56%) Retail
11 17 (1.39%) Military
12 15 (1.23%) Legal
13 11 (0.90%) Publishing
14 10 (0.82%) Games
15 8 (0.66%) Back Office
16 7 (0.57%) Billing
17 6 (0.49%) Financial Institution
18 4 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 219 (17.94%) Developer
2 149 (12.20%) Analyst
3 122 (9.99%) Linux Engineer
4 104 (8.52%) Administrator
5 80 (6.55%) Support Engineer
6 77 (6.31%) Software Engineer
7 76 (6.22%) DevOps Engineer
8 73 (5.98%) Network Engineer
9 71 (5.81%) Applications Support
9 71 (5.81%) Consultant
10 64 (5.24%) Systems Administrator
10 64 (5.24%) Unix Engineer
11 58 (4.75%) Java Developer
11 58 (4.75%) Oracle Developer
11 58 (4.75%) Software Developer
12 54 (4.42%) Linux Administrator
13 46 (3.77%) Security Engineer
13 46 (3.77%) Systems Engineer
14 43 (3.52%) Support Analyst
15 41 (3.36%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (7.78%) HTML
1 95 (7.78%) XML
2 79 (6.47%) Web Services
3 71 (5.81%) Spring
4 68 (5.57%) SOAP
5 65 (5.32%) Middleware
6 62 (5.08%) J2EE
7 59 (4.83%) CSS
7 59 (4.83%) REST
8 46 (3.77%) Java EE
9 43 (3.52%) .NET
10 42 (3.44%) JSON
11 36 (2.95%) JPA
12 34 (2.78%) Hibernate
13 30 (2.46%) AngularJS
13 30 (2.46%) jQuery
14 28 (2.29%) EJB
15 27 (2.21%) XSLT
16 26 (2.13%) HTML5
17 25 (2.05%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 142 (11.63%) Computer Science
2 114 (9.34%) Analytical Skills
3 111 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 59 (4.83%) Management Information System
5 47 (3.85%) Algorithms
6 29 (2.38%) Fintech
7 26 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
8 25 (2.05%) PKI
9 21 (1.72%) Replication
10 19 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
11 18 (1.47%) Smartphone
12 17 (1.39%) Private Cloud
13 16 (1.31%) Client/Server
13 16 (1.31%) Enterprise Storage
14 14 (1.15%) Cybercrime
14 14 (1.15%) Public Cloud
15 13 (1.06%) Data Structures
15 13 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 12 (0.98%) Clustering
17 11 (0.90%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 845 (69.21%) Linux
2 429 (35.14%) Windows
3 129 (10.57%) Solaris
4 116 (9.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 81 (6.63%) AIX
6 65 (5.32%) Windows Server
7 44 (3.60%) CentOS
8 36 (2.95%) Android
8 36 (2.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 32 (2.62%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (2.05%) Windows 2000
11 21 (1.72%) Debian
11 21 (1.72%) Ubuntu
12 18 (1.47%) Apple iOS
13 16 (1.31%) Mac OS
13 16 (1.31%) zOS
14 15 (1.23%) HPUX
15 14 (1.15%) Oracle Linux
16 7 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
17 6 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (23.01%) Agile Software Development
2 213 (17.44%) ITIL
3 148 (12.12%) DevOps
3 148 (12.12%) Software Engineering
4 126 (10.32%) SDLC
5 103 (8.44%) Scrum
6 92 (7.53%) Test Automation
7 91 (7.45%) Mentoring
8 83 (6.80%) Project Management
9 81 (6.63%) Open Source
10 80 (6.55%) Continuous Integration
11 77 (6.31%) Configuration Management
12 64 (5.24%) SOA
13 60 (4.91%) OO
13 60 (4.91%) UML
14 59 (4.83%) Workflow
15 56 (4.59%) Cybersecurity
16 52 (4.26%) Mathematics
17 51 (4.18%) High Availability
18 50 (4.10%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 413 (33.82%) SQL
2 335 (27.44%) Java
3 222 (18.18%) Python
4 201 (16.46%) C++
5 177 (14.50%) Perl
6 164 (13.43%) C
7 150 (12.29%) PL/SQL
8 133 (10.89%) Bash Shell
9 132 (10.81%) Shell Script
10 126 (10.32%) JavaScript
11 85 (6.96%) C#
12 65 (5.32%) PHP
13 52 (4.26%) Ruby
14 50 (4.10%) PowerShell
15 35 (2.87%) Korn
16 31 (2.54%) VB
17 30 (2.46%) Scala
18 23 (1.88%) Bourne shell
19 21 (1.72%) Groovy
20 20 (1.64%) Go
Qualifications
1 203 (16.63%) Degree
2 163 (13.35%) Security Cleared
3 105 (8.60%) SC Cleared
4 57 (4.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 48 (3.93%) DV Cleared
6 43 (3.52%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (2.05%) CISSP
8 23 (1.88%) CCNP
9 19 (1.56%) AWS Certification
9 19 (1.56%) CCNA
9 19 (1.56%) RHCE
10 18 (1.47%) ISTQB
10 18 (1.47%) JNCIA
11 17 (1.39%) Master's Degree
12 16 (1.31%) PhD
13 15 (1.23%) CISM
13 15 (1.23%) RHCSA
14 14 (1.15%) CEH
15 13 (1.06%) PMP
16 12 (0.98%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (6.80%) SLA
2 60 (4.91%) QA
3 12 (0.98%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.74%) PMO
6 6 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.33%) SAS 70
8 3 (0.25%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.25%) GDPR
8 3 (0.25%) ISO 22301
8 3 (0.25%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.082%) COBIT
10 1 (0.082%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.082%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.082%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 98 (8.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (5.57%) Docker
3 48 (3.93%) Active Directory
4 29 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
5 16 (1.31%) GlusterFS
5 16 (1.31%) Hyper-V
5 16 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (0.74%) VMware NSX
7 9 (0.74%) vSphere
8 8 (0.66%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 8 (0.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 7 (0.57%) HDFS
9 7 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (0.49%) Firmware
10 6 (0.49%) Samba
11 5 (0.41%) NFS
12 4 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 4 (0.33%) GPFS
12 4 (0.33%) LXC
Systems Management
1 96 (7.86%) Puppet
2 71 (5.81%) Opscode Chef
3 69 (5.65%) Ansible
4 37 (3.03%) Nagios
4 37 (3.03%) Tivoli
5 28 (2.29%) Red Hat Satellite
6 27 (2.21%) Terraform
7 22 (1.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 21 (1.72%) NetBackup
8 21 (1.72%) Oracle ZFS
9 18 (1.47%) Oracle RMAN
10 16 (1.31%) Data Guard
10 16 (1.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 13 (1.06%) vCenter Server
12 11 (0.90%) Salt
12 11 (0.90%) SolarWinds Orion
13 10 (0.82%) Cacti
13 10 (0.82%) HAProxy
14 9 (0.74%) Kubernetes
14 9 (0.74%) SCOM
Vendors
1 351 (28.75%) Oracle
2 153 (12.53%) Red Hat
3 148 (12.12%) VMware
4 111 (9.09%) Cisco
5 88 (7.21%) Juniper
6 84 (6.88%) Microsoft
7 69 (5.65%) F5
7 69 (5.65%) IBM
8 57 (4.67%) Palo Alto
9 50 (4.10%) HP
10 49 (4.01%) CheckPoint
11 41 (3.36%) Blue Coat
12 35 (2.87%) Sun
13 33 (2.70%) Crossbeam
14 32 (2.62%) EMC
15 28 (2.29%) Sourcefire
16 27 (2.21%) NetApp
17 23 (1.88%) ServiceNow
18 22 (1.80%) SAP
19 20 (1.64%) SolarWinds