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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 24 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > South East
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 185 146 136
Rank change year-on-year -39 -10 -29
Permanent jobs citing Unix 356 300 370
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.76% 2.21% 2.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.19% 10.33% 9.46%
Number of salaries quoted 147 151 298
10th Percentile £41,250 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £44,093 £36,750 £40,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £46,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +23.66% -11.43% +5.00%
75th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £76,750 £68,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +8.70% +4.55%

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 4,345 2,904 3,910
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.43% 21.42% 23.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2,775 2,278 3,256
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £33,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £61,625 £58,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,491
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.03% +4.19%

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 24 May 2022.

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 24 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Surrey +17 116 £55,000 -8.33% 8
Hampshire -66 96 £60,000 +50.00% 8
Thames Valley -89 74 £55,000 +10.00% 15
Berkshire -32 43 £51,250 -6.82% 12
East Sussex +17 21 £42,500 -22.73% 2
West Sussex -8 21 £58,750 +30.56% 4
Oxfordshire -34 17 £66,943 +48.76% 2
Kent -37 16 £50,000 +17.65% 1
Buckinghamshire -66 14 £53,750 -2.27% 1
Middlesex - 10 - -
Sussex - 1 £51,000 -
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, 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.

1 197 (55.34%) Linux
2 144 (40.45%) Finance
3 130 (36.52%) Windows
4 124 (34.83%) AWS
5 116 (32.58%) Java
6 115 (32.30%) Azure
7 106 (29.78%) SQL
8 100 (28.09%) Shell Script
9 91 (25.56%) Jenkins
10 90 (25.28%) Agile
11 89 (25.00%) Perl
12 87 (24.44%) Degree
12 87 (24.44%) DevOps
13 83 (23.31%) Social Skills
13 83 (23.31%) CI/CD
14 79 (22.19%) Microservices
14 79 (22.19%) Oracle
15 77 (21.63%) Python
15 77 (21.63%) Ansible
16 73 (20.51%) PostgreSQL
17 71 (19.94%) Computer Science
18 70 (19.66%) Microsoft
19 69 (19.38%) Test Automation
20 66 (18.54%) Git (software)
20 66 (18.54%) OpenShift
21 65 (18.26%) Linux Command Line
21 65 (18.26%) Maven
22 63 (17.70%) Apache Spark
23 61 (17.13%) High Availability
24 59 (16.57%) Kubernetes

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 63 (17.70%) Apache Spark
2 53 (14.89%) Apache
3 21 (5.90%) IIS
3 21 (5.90%) Tomcat
4 15 (4.21%) Cloud Foundry
5 13 (3.65%) Jetty
6 11 (3.09%) WebSphere
7 10 (2.81%) WebSphere Application Server
8 9 (2.53%) GemFire
9 8 (2.25%) Apache Airflow
9 8 (2.25%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.84%) Confluence
10 3 (0.84%) MQSeries
10 3 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.56%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.56%) WordPress
12 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (2.81%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.84%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.84%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (0.84%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (0.84%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (0.84%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.28%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 124 (34.83%) AWS
2 115 (32.30%) Azure
3 66 (18.54%) OpenShift
4 53 (14.89%) Serverless
5 35 (9.83%) AWS Lambda
5 35 (9.83%) Cloud Functions
6 16 (4.49%) Amazon Kinesis
6 16 (4.49%) GitHub
7 15 (4.21%) SaaS
8 14 (3.93%) AWS CloudFormation
9 12 (3.37%) GCP
10 10 (2.81%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
12 8 (2.25%) Google Workspace
12 8 (2.25%) Slack
12 8 (2.25%) Snowflake
13 7 (1.97%) IBM Cloud
14 6 (1.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 4 (1.12%) Amazon S3
15 4 (1.12%) Rubrik
Communications & Networking
1 43 (12.08%) Internet
2 33 (9.27%) Firewall
3 18 (5.06%) DMZ
4 14 (3.93%) Network Security
5 12 (3.37%) HTTP
5 12 (3.37%) SSL
6 11 (3.09%) DNS
7 9 (2.53%) DHCP
7 9 (2.53%) SAN
8 8 (2.25%) TCP/IP
9 7 (1.97%) 4G
9 7 (1.97%) FCoE
9 7 (1.97%) HTTPS
9 7 (1.97%) IPsec
9 7 (1.97%) LAN
9 7 (1.97%) VPN
9 7 (1.97%) WAN
10 6 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (1.69%) Junos
10 6 (1.69%) NGFW
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (20.51%) PostgreSQL
2 58 (16.29%) SQL Server
3 53 (14.89%) NoSQL
4 49 (13.76%) MongoDB
5 48 (13.48%) MySQL
6 42 (11.80%) Apache Cassandra
7 35 (9.83%) Flink
8 34 (9.55%) HBase
9 33 (9.27%) Relational Database
10 26 (7.30%) MariaDB
11 24 (6.74%) Oracle Database
11 24 (6.74%) Oracle Reports
12 20 (5.62%) Big Data
13 19 (5.34%) Hadoop
14 18 (5.06%) JasperReports
14 18 (5.06%) Redis
15 15 (4.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 13 (3.65%) DB2
17 11 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
18 8 (2.25%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 91 (25.56%) Jenkins
2 66 (18.54%) Git (software)
3 65 (18.26%) Maven
4 44 (12.36%) Gradle
5 42 (11.80%) JIRA
6 35 (9.83%) Ant
6 35 (9.83%) Subversion
7 29 (8.15%) SonarQube
8 13 (3.65%) Cucumber
8 13 (3.65%) JUnit
9 12 (3.37%) Mockito
9 12 (3.37%) Sonatype Nexus
10 9 (2.53%) Artifactory
10 9 (2.53%) Cypress.io
10 9 (2.53%) Eclipse
10 9 (2.53%) IntelliJ
10 9 (2.53%) Protractor
10 9 (2.53%) Rational DOORS
10 9 (2.53%) Storybook
11 6 (1.69%) Selenium
General
1 144 (40.45%) Finance
2 83 (23.31%) Social Skills
3 56 (15.73%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 51 (14.33%) Banking
5 38 (10.67%) Law
6 36 (10.11%) Manufacturing
7 28 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
8 24 (6.74%) Public Sector
9 15 (4.21%) Marketing
10 12 (3.37%) Presentation Skills
11 11 (3.09%) Telecoms
12 10 (2.81%) Documentation Skills
13 6 (1.69%) Billing
13 6 (1.69%) Legal
14 5 (1.40%) Retail
15 4 (1.12%) Advertising
15 4 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.84%) Electronics
17 2 (0.56%) Aviation
17 2 (0.56%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 46 (12.92%) Developer
2 41 (11.52%) DevOps Engineer
3 35 (9.83%) Java Engineer
3 35 (9.83%) Senior Java Engineer
4 28 (7.87%) Support Engineer
5 25 (7.02%) Analyst
6 23 (6.46%) Consultant
7 22 (6.18%) Administrator
8 21 (5.90%) Technical Consultant
9 20 (5.62%) Architect
10 18 (5.06%) Applications Consultant
10 18 (5.06%) Database Consultant
11 17 (4.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 16 (4.49%) Data Engineer
13 15 (4.21%) IT Engineer
14 14 (3.93%) Applications Architect
14 14 (3.93%) Linux Specialist
15 12 (3.37%) Support Specialist
16 11 (3.09%) DBA
16 11 (3.09%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (14.33%) RESTful
1 51 (14.33%) Spring
2 49 (13.76%) .NET
2 49 (13.76%) HTML
3 48 (13.48%) CSS
4 45 (12.64%) REST
5 37 (10.39%) JDBC
6 36 (10.11%) Kafka
7 35 (9.83%) ASP.NET
7 35 (9.83%) Web Services
8 30 (8.43%) RabbitMQ
9 27 (7.58%) React
10 26 (7.30%) AngularJS
10 26 (7.30%) Spring Boot
11 22 (6.18%) JSON
12 20 (5.62%) Middleware
12 20 (5.62%) XML
13 17 (4.78%) Drools
13 17 (4.78%) Play Framework
14 15 (4.21%) Lambda Expressions
Miscellaneous
1 65 (18.26%) Linux Command Line
2 39 (10.96%) Data Structures
2 39 (10.96%) Life Science
3 37 (10.39%) Algorithms
4 35 (9.83%) Management Information System
5 27 (7.58%) Smart Meter
6 23 (6.46%) Replication
6 23 (6.46%) Video Conferencing
7 20 (5.62%) Public Cloud
8 19 (5.34%) Private Cloud
9 16 (4.49%) Data Centre
10 15 (4.21%) Clustering
10 15 (4.21%) User Experience
11 13 (3.65%) Cyberattack
12 12 (3.37%) Cyber Defence
13 10 (2.81%) Contactless
13 10 (2.81%) Mobile App
13 10 (2.81%) Mobile Payment
13 10 (2.81%) Virtual Team
13 10 (2.81%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 197 (55.34%) Linux
2 130 (36.52%) Windows
3 29 (8.15%) Solaris
3 29 (8.15%) Windows Server
4 21 (5.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (2.25%) Mac OS
6 7 (1.97%) Windows 10
6 7 (1.97%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.69%) AIX
8 5 (1.40%) Ubuntu
8 5 (1.40%) zOS
9 4 (1.12%) Android
9 4 (1.12%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.84%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.84%) SUSE
11 2 (0.56%) CentOS
11 2 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.28%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (25.28%) Agile
2 87 (24.44%) DevOps
3 83 (23.31%) CI/CD
4 79 (22.19%) Microservices
5 71 (19.94%) Computer Science
6 69 (19.38%) Test Automation
7 61 (17.13%) High Availability
8 53 (14.89%) Service Design
9 51 (14.33%) Process Improvement
10 46 (12.92%) TDD
11 45 (12.64%) Cybersecurity
11 45 (12.64%) Mentoring
12 44 (12.36%) Coaching
12 44 (12.36%) Disaster Recovery
13 42 (11.80%) BDD
13 42 (11.80%) Root Cause Analysis
14 41 (11.52%) MVC
14 41 (11.52%) User Stories
15 38 (10.67%) Digital Banking
15 38 (10.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 116 (32.58%) Java
2 106 (29.78%) SQL
3 100 (28.09%) Shell Script
4 89 (25.00%) Perl
5 77 (21.63%) Python
6 57 (16.01%) JavaScript
7 46 (12.92%) PowerShell
8 43 (12.08%) Bash
8 43 (12.08%) PHP
9 39 (10.96%) Ruby
10 25 (7.02%) C
11 22 (6.18%) C++
12 19 (5.34%) C#
12 19 (5.34%) Groovy
13 16 (4.49%) PL/SQL
14 14 (3.93%) Go
15 8 (2.25%) Rust
16 7 (1.97%) COBOL
16 7 (1.97%) VBA
17 3 (0.84%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 87 (24.44%) Degree
2 51 (14.33%) Security Cleared
3 22 (6.18%) SC Cleared
4 20 (5.62%) Computer Science Degree
5 19 (5.34%) CCNA
5 19 (5.34%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (5.06%) DBS Check
6 18 (5.06%) DV Cleared
7 13 (3.65%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (3.09%) CISSP
8 11 (3.09%) OCP
8 11 (3.09%) Oracle Certification
9 10 (2.81%) Master's Degree
10 9 (2.53%) CEH
11 7 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (1.69%) MCSE
13 5 (1.40%) GCIA
13 5 (1.40%) GCIH
14 4 (1.12%) GSEC
14 4 (1.12%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.49%) QA
2 11 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.81%) SLA
4 6 (1.69%) NIST
5 5 (1.40%) GDPR
5 5 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 4 (1.12%) PMO
7 2 (0.56%) GRC
8 1 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 56 (15.73%) Docker
2 37 (10.39%) Active Directory
3 30 (8.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (6.18%) Oracle RAC
5 11 (3.09%) HDFS
6 8 (2.25%) Hyper-V
7 7 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.12%) Oracle Clusterware
8 4 (1.12%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.84%) Firmware
9 3 (0.84%) NFS
9 3 (0.84%) Openswan
9 3 (0.84%) RACF
9 3 (0.84%) Time Sharing Option
9 3 (0.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.56%) pfSense
10 2 (0.56%) Veritas File System
11 1 (0.28%) KVM
11 1 (0.28%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 77 (21.63%) Ansible
2 59 (16.57%) Kubernetes
3 41 (11.52%) Puppet
4 31 (8.71%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (4.78%) Tivoli
5 17 (4.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 14 (3.93%) Red Hat Satellite
7 13 (3.65%) Terraform
8 7 (1.97%) vRealize
8 7 (1.97%) WSUS
9 6 (1.69%) Avamar
9 6 (1.69%) Cisco Prime
9 6 (1.69%) Oracle ZFS
9 6 (1.69%) SolarWinds Orion
10 5 (1.40%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 4 (1.12%) CSIRT
11 4 (1.12%) Data Guard
11 4 (1.12%) NetBackup
11 4 (1.12%) Oracle RMAN
12 3 (0.84%) Nagios
Vendors
1 79 (22.19%) Oracle
2 70 (19.66%) Microsoft
3 59 (16.57%) VMware
4 36 (10.11%) Google
4 36 (10.11%) Red Hat
5 27 (7.58%) Cisco
6 20 (5.62%) IBM
7 19 (5.34%) Veritas
8 18 (5.06%) NEC
8 18 (5.06%) Northgate
9 9 (2.53%) EMC
9 9 (2.53%) Juniper
9 9 (2.53%) Okta
9 9 (2.53%) Splunk
10 8 (2.25%) Brandwatch
10 8 (2.25%) Informatica
10 8 (2.25%) SolarWinds
10 8 (2.25%) Sun
10 8 (2.25%) Talend
11 7 (1.97%) Reuters