Period
to 13 December 2019

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 13 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > South East
6 months to
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 119 83 77
Rank change year-on-year -36 -6 -26
Permanent jobs citing Unix 665 980 1,260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.72% 3.49% 4.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.63% 13.86% 14.64%
Number of salaries quoted 527 762 969
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £56,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -2.61% +4.55% +4.76%

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 6,258 7,072 8,608
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.59% 25.21% 27.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5,179 5,791 7,385
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

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 13 December 2019.

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 13 December 2019. 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 -48 185 £50,000 - 53
Surrey -4 179 £60,000 +20.00% 19
Berkshire -19 160 £50,000 -4.76% 39
Hampshire -23 149 £47,500 -13.64% 18
West Sussex +11 113 £52,000 -0.95% 9
Oxfordshire +5 18 £55,000 - 7
Kent +1 18 £35,000 -12.50% 3
East Sussex -2 12 £65,000 +41.30% 1
Buckinghamshire -59 7 £47,500 - 7
Isle of Wight -2 4 £37,500 +15.38%
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2019, 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.

1 416 (62.56%) Linux
2 264 (39.70%) Windows
3 206 (30.98%) Oracle
4 191 (28.72%) SQL
5 177 (26.62%) Java
6 153 (23.01%) Agile Software Development
7 141 (21.20%) Azure
8 140 (21.05%) Finance
9 135 (20.30%) AWS
10 129 (19.40%) ITIL
11 118 (17.74%) Degree
12 107 (16.09%) Microsoft
13 103 (15.49%) VMware
14 100 (15.04%) Python
15 98 (14.74%) Cisco
16 91 (13.68%) Firewall
17 90 (13.53%) Data Centre
17 90 (13.53%) Problem-Solving
18 88 (13.23%) JavaScript
18 88 (13.23%) Information Security
19 85 (12.78%) DevOps
20 82 (12.33%) Oracle Database
21 81 (12.18%) VMware Infrastructure
21 81 (12.18%) Git (software)
21 81 (12.18%) Cisco Certification
22 77 (11.58%) CCNA
23 76 (11.43%) Windows Server
24 75 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
25 74 (11.13%) SQL Server
25 74 (11.13%) Management Information System

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 37 (5.56%) IIS
2 22 (3.31%) Apache
3 19 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 15 (2.26%) JBoss
5 14 (2.11%) WebLogic
6 12 (1.80%) BizTalk Server
7 11 (1.65%) CICS
8 10 (1.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 10 (1.50%) Oracle Workflow
9 7 (1.05%) Apache Spark
10 6 (0.90%) Confluence
10 6 (0.90%) NetWeaver
10 6 (0.90%) SAP Portal
11 5 (0.75%) GlassFish
11 5 (0.75%) nginx
12 3 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.30%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.30%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.30%) SharePoint
14 1 (0.15%) SAS
Applications
1 26 (3.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 12 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.50%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.35%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (1.20%) Oracle ERP
4 6 (0.90%) SAP CRM
5 4 (0.60%) CA PPM
5 4 (0.60%) Cisco SocialMiner
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 141 (21.20%) Azure
2 135 (20.30%) AWS
3 21 (3.16%) SaaS
4 10 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (1.50%) GitHub
5 9 (1.35%) Office 365
5 9 (1.35%) PaaS
6 8 (1.20%) IaaS
6 8 (1.20%) OpenShift
7 7 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (0.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 6 (0.90%) Amazon Kinesis
8 6 (0.90%) Serverless
9 5 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.75%) GCP
10 4 (0.60%) Amazon ECS
10 4 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.45%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.45%) Datadog
12 2 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 91 (13.68%) Firewall
2 72 (10.83%) DNS
3 71 (10.68%) TCP/IP
4 57 (8.57%) BGP
4 57 (8.57%) OSPF
5 50 (7.52%) DHCP
6 48 (7.22%) LAN
7 47 (7.07%) Internet
8 45 (6.77%) SAN
9 35 (5.26%) WAN
10 30 (4.51%) IPsec
11 29 (4.36%) MPLS
12 24 (3.61%) Network Security
13 20 (3.01%) Cisco Firepower
13 20 (3.01%) SSL
14 19 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
14 19 (2.86%) DMZ
14 19 (2.86%) EIGRP
15 17 (2.56%) RIP
16 15 (2.26%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (12.33%) Oracle Database
2 74 (11.13%) SQL Server
3 53 (7.97%) Relational Database
4 45 (6.77%) MySQL
5 27 (4.06%) RDBMS
6 24 (3.61%) Big Data
6 24 (3.61%) SQL Server 2005
7 22 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (3.31%) MongoDB
7 22 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 21 (3.16%) Hadoop
9 17 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 16 (2.41%) DB2
10 16 (2.41%) SQL Server 2017
11 13 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
13 10 (1.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 9 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
14 9 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 81 (12.18%) Git (software)
2 39 (5.86%) Subversion
3 33 (4.96%) Jenkins
4 24 (3.61%) JIRA
5 18 (2.71%) Rational DOORS
6 12 (1.80%) Selenium
7 11 (1.65%) Oracle Forms
7 11 (1.65%) ProC
8 10 (1.50%) PVCS
8 10 (1.50%) Rational Rhapsody
9 9 (1.35%) PowerBuilder
9 9 (1.35%) Sonatype Nexus
10 8 (1.20%) Maven
10 8 (1.20%) SoapUI
11 7 (1.05%) git-flow
12 6 (0.90%) JMeter
13 5 (0.75%) Gradle
13 5 (0.75%) LoadUI
13 5 (0.75%) TeamCity
14 4 (0.60%) Robot Framework
General
1 140 (21.05%) Finance
2 48 (7.22%) Telecoms
3 36 (5.41%) Manufacturing
4 30 (4.51%) Marketing
5 26 (3.91%) Retail
6 23 (3.46%) Public Sector
7 22 (3.31%) Electronics
8 11 (1.65%) Automotive
8 11 (1.65%) Billing
9 9 (1.35%) Military
10 7 (1.05%) Banking
11 6 (0.90%) Legal
12 4 (0.60%) German Language
12 4 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.30%) Games
13 2 (0.30%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.15%) Fire and Rescue
Job Titles
1 115 (17.29%) Developer
2 88 (13.23%) Analyst
3 61 (9.17%) Consultant
4 55 (8.27%) Network Engineer
5 52 (7.82%) Support Engineer
6 43 (6.47%) Support Analyst
7 39 (5.86%) Administrator
8 32 (4.81%) Architect
9 29 (4.36%) Software Engineer
10 28 (4.21%) DBA
11 27 (4.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 26 (3.91%) Linux Engineer
12 26 (3.91%) Senior Developer
13 24 (3.61%) Applications Support
13 24 (3.61%) Operations Support Engineer
13 24 (3.61%) Unix Engineer
14 23 (3.46%) Senior Network Engineer
15 21 (3.16%) Security Engineer
16 20 (3.01%) C++ Software Engineer
16 20 (3.01%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (6.32%) .NET
2 37 (5.56%) Middleware
3 31 (4.66%) SOAP
4 29 (4.36%) jQuery
4 29 (4.36%) JSON
4 29 (4.36%) XML
5 27 (4.06%) HTML
5 27 (4.06%) Node.js
6 25 (3.76%) AngularJS
7 24 (3.61%) CSS
8 23 (3.46%) REST
9 21 (3.16%) Web Services
10 20 (3.01%) Kafka
11 18 (2.71%) Spring
12 15 (2.26%) HTML5
12 15 (2.26%) LDAP
13 14 (2.11%) SAP Basis
14 13 (1.95%) WPF
14 13 (1.95%) XSLT
15 12 (1.80%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 90 (13.53%) Data Centre
2 75 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
3 74 (11.13%) Management Information System
4 29 (4.36%) Linux Command Line
5 27 (4.06%) Algorithms
6 25 (3.76%) Clustering
7 22 (3.31%) Mainframe
8 21 (3.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 19 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
9 19 (2.86%) Public Cloud
10 18 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (2.26%) Self-Motivation
12 13 (1.95%) PKI
13 12 (1.80%) Security Operations Centre
14 11 (1.65%) Private Cloud
15 9 (1.35%) Reinsurance
16 8 (1.20%) Enterprise Cloud
16 8 (1.20%) Replication
17 6 (0.90%) Client/Server
18 5 (0.75%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 416 (62.56%) Linux
2 264 (39.70%) Windows
3 76 (11.43%) Windows Server
4 71 (10.68%) Solaris
5 32 (4.81%) AIX
6 22 (3.31%) Windows 7
7 21 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (3.01%) CentOS
9 19 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (1.95%) Apple iOS
10 13 (1.95%) Ubuntu
11 11 (1.65%) MVS
12 9 (1.35%) Windows 10
12 9 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (1.20%) Android
13 8 (1.20%) Debian
14 7 (1.05%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.60%) Fedora
15 4 (0.60%) IRIX
16 3 (0.45%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (23.01%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (19.40%) ITIL
3 90 (13.53%) Problem-Solving
4 88 (13.23%) Information Security
5 85 (12.78%) DevOps
6 52 (7.82%) Computer Science
6 52 (7.82%) SDLC
7 51 (7.67%) Project Management
8 47 (7.07%) Ticket Management
9 45 (6.77%) Software Engineering
10 43 (6.47%) Continuous Integration
11 42 (6.32%) Configuration Management
12 39 (5.86%) Disaster Recovery
12 39 (5.86%) Unit Testing
13 38 (5.71%) Business Continuity
14 36 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
15 35 (5.26%) High Availability
16 31 (4.66%) Load Balancing
17 30 (4.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 30 (4.51%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 191 (28.72%) SQL
2 177 (26.62%) Java
3 100 (15.04%) Python
4 88 (13.23%) JavaScript
5 70 (10.53%) C
5 70 (10.53%) PL/SQL
6 64 (9.62%) Bash Shell
7 58 (8.72%) C#
8 53 (7.97%) Perl
9 47 (7.07%) PowerShell
9 47 (7.07%) Shell Script
10 46 (6.92%) C++
11 27 (4.06%) PHP
12 18 (2.71%) Ruby
13 11 (1.65%) COBOL
13 11 (1.65%) JCL
13 11 (1.65%) MATLAB
14 10 (1.50%) Korn
14 10 (1.50%) VB
15 8 (1.20%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 118 (17.74%) Degree
2 81 (12.18%) Cisco Certification
3 77 (11.58%) CCNA
4 65 (9.77%) CCNP
5 61 (9.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 43 (6.47%) Security Cleared
7 38 (5.71%) JNCIS
8 35 (5.26%) MCSE
9 32 (4.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 31 (4.66%) SC Cleared
11 27 (4.06%) JNCIE
12 26 (3.91%) MCP
13 21 (3.16%) JNCIA
14 20 (3.01%) Computer Science Degree
15 17 (2.56%) CISSP
15 17 (2.56%) JNCIP
16 16 (2.41%) CCSA
16 16 (2.41%) CCSE
17 15 (2.26%) CCMSE
18 14 (2.11%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (9.77%) SLA
2 22 (3.31%) PCI DSS
2 22 (3.31%) QA
3 10 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 15288
4 9 (1.35%) GDPR
5 3 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.15%) COBIT
6 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 81 (12.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 69 (10.38%) Active Directory
3 47 (7.07%) Firmware
4 46 (6.92%) Docker
5 19 (2.86%) XenApp
5 19 (2.86%) XenDesktop
6 17 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (2.26%) vSphere
8 14 (2.11%) NFS
8 14 (2.11%) Oracle RAC
9 11 (1.65%) Job Entry Subsystem
10 9 (1.35%) iptables
11 6 (0.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 6 (0.90%) VMware NSX
12 5 (0.75%) GlusterFS
13 4 (0.60%) Hyper-V
13 4 (0.60%) LXC
13 4 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.30%) Apache Flume
14 2 (0.30%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 49 (7.37%) Ansible
2 32 (4.81%) Kubernetes
3 30 (4.51%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (3.76%) Puppet
5 17 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
6 15 (2.26%) Norton AntiVirus
7 14 (2.11%) Data Guard
7 14 (2.11%) Single Sign-On
7 14 (2.11%) vCenter Server
8 12 (1.80%) SCCM
9 11 (1.65%) Cisco Prime
9 11 (1.65%) SolarWinds Orion
10 9 (1.35%) NetBackup
10 9 (1.35%) Terraform
11 8 (1.20%) vRealize
12 7 (1.05%) Red Hat Satellite
13 6 (0.90%) AirWatch
13 6 (0.90%) Netcool
13 6 (0.90%) Oracle ZFS
13 6 (0.90%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 206 (30.98%) Oracle
2 107 (16.09%) Microsoft
3 103 (15.49%) VMware
4 98 (14.74%) Cisco
5 71 (10.68%) HP
6 67 (10.08%) Citrix
7 60 (9.02%) IBM
8 55 (8.27%) ServiceNow
9 53 (7.97%) Juniper
10 44 (6.62%) NetApp
11 42 (6.32%) Dell
12 34 (5.11%) Palo Alto
13 33 (4.96%) Brocade
13 33 (4.96%) SAP
13 33 (4.96%) Splunk
14 32 (4.81%) Nimble Storage
15 25 (3.76%) F5
16 23 (3.46%) Red Hat
16 23 (3.46%) Sun
17 22 (3.31%) EMC