Period
to 19 May 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 19 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > South East
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 98 102 56
Rank change year-on-year +4 -46 -1
Permanent jobs citing Unix 819 973 1,359
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.14% 3.18% 4.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.47% 12.48% 16.06%
Number of salaries quoted 659 781 1,111
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year - +7.84% -0.97%

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 6,570 7,798 8,464
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.20% 25.45% 28.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5,286 6,499 7,221
South East median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +2.41% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%

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 19 May 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 19 May 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 -2 336 £52,500 +16.67% 21
Berkshire +2 244 £52,500 +16.67% 12
Surrey +50 231 £57,500 +15.00% 9
Hampshire -66 120 £40,000 -11.11% 4
West Sussex +21 96 £47,500 +28.38% 1
Buckinghamshire -11 52 £32,750 -12.67% 3
Oxfordshire +16 40 £55,000 +10.00% 6
Kent +15 18 £41,000 -8.89% 1
East Sussex -5 18 £70,000 +80.65%
Middlesex +14 2 £73,125 +62.50%
Home Counties - 2 £52,500 -
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 19 May 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.

1 552 (67.40%) Linux
2 342 (41.76%) Windows
3 299 (36.51%) SQL
4 284 (34.68%) Oracle
5 228 (27.84%) Java
6 198 (24.18%) Python
7 169 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
8 156 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
9 153 (18.68%) Degree
10 149 (18.19%) Git (software)
11 148 (18.07%) DevOps
12 134 (16.36%) ITIL
13 128 (15.63%) Finance
14 114 (13.92%) C
15 110 (13.43%) Amazon AWS
16 109 (13.31%) Software Engineering
17 107 (13.06%) SDLC
18 104 (12.70%) Shell Script
19 103 (12.58%) C++
20 100 (12.21%) PL/SQL
21 98 (11.97%) JavaScript
22 92 (11.23%) Jenkins
23 91 (11.11%) Computer Science
24 88 (10.74%) Windows Server
25 85 (10.38%) JIRA
26 84 (10.26%) Security Cleared
27 83 (10.13%) Firewall
28 82 (10.01%) Microsoft
29 81 (9.89%) Test Automation
30 80 (9.77%) Bash Shell

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 41 (5.01%) WebLogic
2 37 (4.52%) Apache
3 35 (4.27%) Tomcat
4 34 (4.15%) IIS
5 32 (3.91%) Oracle Workflow
6 21 (2.56%) nginx
7 19 (2.32%) Confluence
7 19 (2.32%) JBoss
8 13 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 12 (1.47%) Alfresco
10 11 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
11 10 (1.22%) WebSphere
12 9 (1.10%) CICS
13 8 (0.98%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 8 (0.98%) SAS
14 7 (0.85%) Apache Spark
14 7 (0.85%) SharePoint
15 5 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
15 5 (0.61%) Mule
16 4 (0.49%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 15 (1.83%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 38 (4.64%) Oracle Applications
2 35 (4.27%) Oracle EBS R12
3 26 (3.17%) Oracle EBS
4 21 (2.56%) Oracle ERP
5 14 (1.71%) Oracle 11i
6 13 (1.59%) Oracle Payroll
7 11 (1.34%) Oracle Cash Management
7 11 (1.34%) Oracle General Ledger
7 11 (1.34%) Oracle Payables
7 11 (1.34%) Oracle Receivables
7 11 (1.34%) Remedy ITSM
8 10 (1.22%) Oracle Assets
8 10 (1.22%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.37%) Maximo
9 3 (0.37%) Siebel CRM
10 2 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
11 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
11 1 (0.12%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 110 (13.43%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (4.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (4.03%) SaaS
4 12 (1.47%) OpenShift
5 10 (1.22%) Power Platform
6 9 (1.10%) PaaS
7 8 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (0.98%) GitHub
7 8 (0.98%) npm
7 8 (0.98%) Office 365
7 8 (0.98%) Yarn
8 7 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.49%) IaaS
10 4 (0.49%) IBM Cloud
10 4 (0.49%) Serverless
11 3 (0.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 2 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 83 (10.13%) Firewall
2 67 (8.18%) TCP/IP
3 49 (5.98%) DNS
4 38 (4.64%) LAN
4 38 (4.64%) Network Security
5 36 (4.40%) WAN
6 33 (4.03%) HTTP
7 30 (3.66%) DHCP
8 26 (3.17%) Internet
9 25 (3.05%) SSL
10 17 (2.08%) SAN
11 16 (1.95%) SSH
12 14 (1.71%) Fibre Channel
13 12 (1.47%) VPN
14 11 (1.34%) Wireless
15 9 (1.10%) VLAN
16 8 (0.98%) Ethernet
16 8 (0.98%) FTP
16 8 (0.98%) Intranet
16 8 (0.98%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 70 (8.55%) Oracle Database
3 56 (6.84%) SQL Server
4 47 (5.74%) MySQL
5 38 (4.64%) Oracle Reports
6 37 (4.52%) Big Data
7 35 (4.27%) RDBMS
8 31 (3.79%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 27 (3.30%) DB2
9 27 (3.30%) NoSQL
10 26 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
11 21 (2.56%) Hadoop
11 21 (2.56%) Oracle Discoverer
12 20 (2.44%) MongoDB
13 18 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
14 17 (2.08%) Oracle BI EE
15 12 (1.47%) Oracle Database 12c
16 11 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
16 11 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
17 10 (1.22%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 149 (18.19%) Git (software)
2 92 (11.23%) Jenkins
3 85 (10.38%) JIRA
4 36 (4.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 35 (4.27%) Oracle Forms
5 35 (4.27%) ProC
6 29 (3.54%) Bitbucket
7 28 (3.42%) Maven
8 25 (3.05%) Ant
9 17 (2.08%) Gradle
10 12 (1.47%) PVCS
10 12 (1.47%) Selenium
10 12 (1.47%) Subversion
11 11 (1.34%) Rational DOORS
12 7 (0.85%) HP UFT
13 6 (0.73%) Mocha
13 6 (0.73%) Sonatype Nexus
14 5 (0.61%) Eclipse
14 5 (0.61%) IntelliJ
14 5 (0.61%) Robot Framework
General
1 128 (15.63%) Finance
2 30 (3.66%) Electronics
2 30 (3.66%) Telecoms
3 27 (3.30%) Manufacturing
4 22 (2.69%) Retail
5 16 (1.95%) Military
6 14 (1.71%) Banking
6 14 (1.71%) Games
7 12 (1.47%) Billing
8 10 (1.22%) Aerospace
8 10 (1.22%) Marketing
8 10 (1.22%) Spanish Language
9 9 (1.10%) German Language
10 8 (0.98%) Back Office
11 7 (0.85%) Law
12 4 (0.49%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.24%) Automotive
13 2 (0.24%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.24%) Legal
13 2 (0.24%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 201 (24.54%) Developer
2 118 (14.41%) Analyst
3 66 (8.06%) Administrator
3 66 (8.06%) Support Engineer
4 59 (7.20%) Software Engineer
5 50 (6.11%) Applications Support
5 50 (6.11%) Architect
6 48 (5.86%) Oracle Developer
7 47 (5.74%) Java Developer
7 47 (5.74%) Support Analyst
8 40 (4.88%) DevOps Engineer
9 38 (4.64%) Systems Engineer
10 32 (3.91%) Linux Engineer
10 32 (3.91%) Systems Administrator
11 30 (3.66%) Test Analyst
12 28 (3.42%) IT Support
12 28 (3.42%) Linux Administrator
12 28 (3.42%) PHP Developer
13 26 (3.17%) Senior Developer
13 26 (3.17%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (7.33%) Web Services
2 49 (5.98%) XML
3 47 (5.74%) J2EE
3 47 (5.74%) SOAP
4 32 (3.91%) HTML
4 32 (3.91%) Spring
5 28 (3.42%) .NET
6 26 (3.17%) Middleware
6 26 (3.17%) Node.js
7 21 (2.56%) RESTful
8 17 (2.08%) CodeIgniter
8 17 (2.08%) CSS
8 17 (2.08%) JSON
8 17 (2.08%) REST
9 15 (1.83%) AngularJS
9 15 (1.83%) jQuery
10 12 (1.47%) Kafka
10 12 (1.47%) Oracle Fusion
10 12 (1.47%) React
11 11 (1.34%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 53 (6.47%) Data Centre
2 44 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (3.91%) Linux Command Line
3 32 (3.91%) Self-Motivation
4 26 (3.17%) Device Driver
5 21 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (2.44%) Public Cloud
7 19 (2.32%) Mainframe
8 17 (2.08%) EPoS
9 14 (1.71%) Client/Server
10 13 (1.59%) Management Information System
10 13 (1.59%) N-Tier
11 12 (1.47%) Clustering
11 12 (1.47%) Private Cloud
12 11 (1.34%) Online Games
13 10 (1.22%) Algorithms
14 9 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
15 8 (0.98%) Acoustics
15 8 (0.98%) Data Protection Act
15 8 (0.98%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 552 (67.40%) Linux
2 342 (41.76%) Windows
3 88 (10.74%) Windows Server
4 73 (8.91%) AIX
5 67 (8.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 45 (5.49%) Windows 10
7 40 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 38 (4.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 34 (4.15%) Ubuntu
10 30 (3.66%) Windows 7
10 30 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
11 29 (3.54%) Solaris
12 27 (3.30%) CentOS
12 27 (3.30%) Mac OS X
13 26 (3.17%) Android
14 23 (2.81%) zOS
15 18 (2.20%) Debian
16 15 (1.83%) MVS
16 15 (1.83%) Windows NT
17 14 (1.71%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
3 148 (18.07%) DevOps
4 134 (16.36%) ITIL
5 109 (13.31%) Software Engineering
6 107 (13.06%) SDLC
7 91 (11.11%) Computer Science
8 81 (9.89%) Test Automation
9 79 (9.65%) Continuous Integration
10 63 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
11 50 (6.11%) Configuration Management
12 49 (5.98%) OO
13 48 (5.86%) Waterfall
14 43 (5.25%) Technical Leadership
15 41 (5.01%) Continuous Delivery
16 40 (4.88%) Analytics
16 40 (4.88%) High Availability
17 37 (4.52%) Information Security
17 37 (4.52%) Open Source
18 35 (4.27%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 299 (36.51%) SQL
2 228 (27.84%) Java
3 198 (24.18%) Python
4 114 (13.92%) C
5 104 (12.70%) Shell Script
6 103 (12.58%) C++
7 100 (12.21%) PL/SQL
8 98 (11.97%) JavaScript
9 80 (9.77%) Bash Shell
9 80 (9.77%) Perl
10 65 (7.94%) PHP
11 56 (6.84%) C#
12 54 (6.59%) PowerShell
13 24 (2.93%) Korn
14 21 (2.56%) Ruby
15 16 (1.95%) T-SQL
15 16 (1.95%) VBScript
16 13 (1.59%) R
17 10 (1.22%) AWK
17 10 (1.22%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 153 (18.68%) Degree
2 84 (10.26%) Security Cleared
3 34 (4.15%) DV Cleared
4 33 (4.03%) SC Cleared
5 22 (2.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 22 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
6 21 (2.56%) Numerate Degree
7 18 (2.20%) Computer Science Degree
8 15 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (1.71%) CCNA
10 13 (1.59%) MCSE
11 11 (1.34%) Oracle Certification
12 10 (1.22%) ISTQB
12 10 (1.22%) OCA
12 10 (1.22%) OCP
13 9 (1.10%) CCNP
14 7 (0.85%) ISEB
14 7 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 6 (0.73%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (6.72%) SLA
2 43 (5.25%) QA
3 20 (2.44%) GDPR
4 14 (1.71%) PCI DSS
5 12 (1.47%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 15288
8 3 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.24%) GAMP
9 2 (0.24%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.24%) SSAE 16
10 1 (0.12%) DO-178B
10 1 (0.12%) HL7
10 1 (0.12%) JSP 440
System Software
1 67 (8.18%) Active Directory
1 67 (8.18%) Docker
2 33 (4.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (2.20%) Oracle RAC
3 18 (2.20%) Virtual Machines
3 18 (2.20%) VMware ESXi
3 18 (2.20%) vSphere
4 17 (2.08%) XenApp
5 14 (1.71%) Hyper-V
6 13 (1.59%) DFS Replication
7 10 (1.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 8 (0.98%) Terminal Server
9 7 (0.85%) GlusterFS
10 5 (0.61%) Firmware
10 5 (0.61%) GPFS
10 5 (0.61%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 5 (0.61%) VMware NSX
11 4 (0.49%) iptables
11 4 (0.49%) NFS
11 4 (0.49%) Samba
Systems Management
1 71 (8.67%) Ansible
2 63 (7.69%) Puppet
3 46 (5.62%) Opscode Chef
4 42 (5.13%) Kubernetes
5 28 (3.42%) HP Quality Center
6 22 (2.69%) SCCM
7 18 (2.20%) NetBackup
8 16 (1.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 13 (1.59%) Red Hat Satellite
9 13 (1.59%) Terraform
10 11 (1.34%) HP ALM
11 10 (1.22%) Oracle ZFS
11 10 (1.22%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 10 (1.22%) WSUS
12 9 (1.10%) Data Guard
13 8 (0.98%) Salt
14 7 (0.85%) SCVMM
14 7 (0.85%) Tivoli
14 7 (0.85%) Veritas Storage Foundation
15 6 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 284 (34.68%) Oracle
2 82 (10.01%) Microsoft
3 73 (8.91%) VMware
4 67 (8.18%) Red Hat
5 40 (4.88%) Citrix
6 39 (4.76%) HP
7 31 (3.79%) Cisco
8 27 (3.30%) IBM
9 26 (3.17%) EMC
9 26 (3.17%) SolarWinds
10 24 (2.93%) Sun
11 22 (2.69%) Remedy
12 19 (2.32%) NetApp
13 16 (1.95%) Atlassian
13 16 (1.95%) Ivanti
14 15 (1.83%) Symantec
15 14 (1.71%) Intel
15 14 (1.71%) Riverbed
16 13 (1.59%) SAP
17 12 (1.47%) Informatica