Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > South East
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 47 42
Rank change year-on-year -28 -5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Unix 1,232 1,642 2,253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.99% 5.15% 5.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.62% 18.34% 19.06%
Number of salaries quoted 971 1,198 1,946
South East median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +3.45%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,471 £29,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £64,670
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 8,425 8,952 11,821
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.29% 28.08% 28.93%
Number of salaries quoted 7,229 7,554 10,268
South East median annual salary £40,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.71% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £22,700 £23,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 2018. 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 -29 528 £45,000 -10.00% 75
Berkshire -18 347 £45,000 -10.00% 36
Surrey -4 312 £52,500 - 17
Hampshire -50 219 £43,250 -9.42% 23
West Sussex -13 95 £50,000 -9.09% 10
Buckinghamshire +2 91 £47,250 -4.55% 22
Oxfordshire -19 90 £50,000 -4.76% 17
East Sussex -23 41 £35,000 -30.00% 6
Kent -11 28 £67,500 +68.75% 5
Sussex -8 11 - -
Middlesex +9 4 £45,000 +9.09% 1
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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.

1 826 (67.05%) Linux
2 456 (37.01%) SQL
3 433 (35.15%) Windows
4 415 (33.69%) Oracle
5 350 (28.41%) Java
6 295 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
7 216 (17.53%) Degree
8 212 (17.21%) Python
9 185 (15.02%) C++
10 179 (14.53%) Finance
11 176 (14.29%) ITIL
12 168 (13.64%) Software Engineering
13 167 (13.56%) Computer Science
14 155 (12.58%) DevOps
15 148 (12.01%) Git (software)
16 145 (11.77%) JavaScript
17 144 (11.69%) Oracle Database
18 141 (11.44%) Relational Database
19 139 (11.28%) XML
19 139 (11.28%) Bash Shell
20 137 (11.12%) Amazon AWS
21 135 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
22 134 (10.88%) Shell Script
23 133 (10.80%) C
24 127 (10.31%) MySQL
25 126 (10.23%) Perl
26 125 (10.15%) VMware
27 122 (9.90%) Firewall
27 122 (9.90%) HTML
27 122 (9.90%) Red Hat

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
1 105 (8.52%) Tomcat
2 82 (6.66%) Apache
3 53 (4.30%) JBoss
4 51 (4.14%) WebLogic
5 42 (3.41%) WebSphere
6 21 (1.70%) BizTalk Server
6 21 (1.70%) CMS
6 21 (1.70%) nginx
6 21 (1.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 21 (1.70%) WebSphere Application Server
7 17 (1.38%) IIS
8 15 (1.22%) SAS
9 13 (1.06%) Confluence
9 13 (1.06%) Drupal
10 12 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (0.73%) Apache Spark
11 9 (0.73%) OpenStack
11 9 (0.73%) SharePoint
12 8 (0.65%) JCAPS
12 8 (0.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 46 (3.73%) MS Visio
2 22 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (1.70%) Microsoft Excel
4 13 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.081%) Abaqus
6 1 (0.081%) CATIA
6 1 (0.081%) EngageOne
6 1 (0.081%) Siemens NX
6 1 (0.081%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 10 (0.81%) Oracle General Ledger
2 9 (0.73%) Teamcenter
3 8 (0.65%) Postilion
4 7 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (0.49%) BusinessWorks
5 6 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.49%) TIBCO iProcess
5 6 (0.49%) Unit4 Business World
6 5 (0.41%) Hyperion Planning
7 4 (0.32%) Oracle Assets
7 4 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 4 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
8 3 (0.24%) SAP CRM
8 3 (0.24%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.24%) Unica
9 2 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (0.081%) SAP CCM
10 1 (0.081%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 137 (11.12%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (4.55%) SaaS
3 31 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (0.97%) Office 365
5 10 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (0.81%) Amazon S3
5 10 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
5 10 (0.81%) GitHub
6 9 (0.73%) OpenShift
6 9 (0.73%) PaaS
7 6 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.49%) FinancialForce
7 6 (0.49%) IaaS
8 5 (0.41%) Amazon Kinesis
8 5 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.24%) Rackspace Cloud
10 3 (0.24%) Route 53
11 2 (0.16%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 122 (9.90%) Firewall
2 112 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 52 (4.22%) DNS
4 51 (4.14%) HTTP
5 47 (3.81%) SAN
5 47 (3.81%) WAN
6 43 (3.49%) LAN
7 31 (2.52%) FTP
7 31 (2.52%) Internet
8 27 (2.19%) Network Security
9 26 (2.11%) BGP
9 26 (2.11%) SSL
10 25 (2.03%) SSH
11 21 (1.70%) OSPF
11 21 (1.70%) VPN
11 21 (1.70%) Wi-Fi
12 18 (1.46%) DHCP
12 18 (1.46%) Ethernet
13 16 (1.30%) Intrusion Detection
14 14 (1.14%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (11.69%) Oracle Database
2 141 (11.44%) Relational Database
3 127 (10.31%) MySQL
4 79 (6.41%) NoSQL
5 74 (6.01%) SQL Server
6 57 (4.63%) Oracle Database 12c
7 52 (4.22%) PostgreSQL
8 50 (4.06%) Oracle Database 11g
9 43 (3.49%) Big Data
10 42 (3.41%) DB2
11 41 (3.33%) RDBMS
12 38 (3.08%) MongoDB
13 32 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
14 31 (2.52%) Hadoop
15 21 (1.70%) Oracle Exadata
16 18 (1.46%) Data Mining
17 16 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
18 15 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
18 15 (1.22%) MariaDB
19 14 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 148 (12.01%) Git (software)
2 115 (9.33%) Jenkins
3 83 (6.74%) Subversion
4 82 (6.66%) JIRA
5 62 (5.03%) Maven
6 53 (4.30%) JUnit
7 47 (3.81%) Eclipse
8 34 (2.76%) Oracle Forms
9 33 (2.68%) ProC
10 27 (2.19%) Cucumber
11 22 (1.79%) Visual Studio
12 21 (1.70%) PVCS
13 20 (1.62%) IntelliJ
13 20 (1.62%) SoapUI
14 19 (1.54%) Ant
14 19 (1.54%) Gradle
14 19 (1.54%) Vagrant
15 18 (1.46%) Selenium
16 15 (1.22%) Oracle APEX
17 12 (0.97%) Rational DOORS
General
1 179 (14.53%) Finance
2 78 (6.33%) Telecoms
3 43 (3.49%) Banking
4 37 (3.00%) German Language
5 34 (2.76%) French Language
6 32 (2.60%) Retail
7 23 (1.87%) Manufacturing
8 16 (1.30%) Marketing
9 14 (1.14%) Automotive
10 13 (1.06%) Aerospace
10 13 (1.06%) Billing
11 12 (0.97%) Back Office
12 11 (0.89%) Electronics
12 11 (0.89%) Games
13 9 (0.73%) Digital Economy
14 8 (0.65%) Legal
14 8 (0.65%) Military
15 7 (0.57%) Publishing
16 5 (0.41%) General Ledger
16 5 (0.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 289 (23.46%) Developer
2 182 (14.77%) Analyst
3 93 (7.55%) Software Engineer
4 92 (7.47%) Java Developer
5 81 (6.57%) Linux Engineer
6 80 (6.49%) Administrator
7 70 (5.68%) DevOps Engineer
8 60 (4.87%) Software Developer
8 60 (4.87%) Support Engineer
9 58 (4.71%) Consultant
10 57 (4.63%) Applications Support
11 54 (4.38%) Systems Administrator
12 53 (4.30%) Oracle Developer
13 52 (4.22%) Unix Engineer
14 48 (3.90%) Senior Developer
15 47 (3.81%) C++ Software Engineer
16 45 (3.65%) Pensions Analyst
16 45 (3.65%) Support Analyst
17 44 (3.57%) Systems Developer
18 41 (3.33%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (11.28%) XML
2 122 (9.90%) HTML
3 112 (9.09%) Web Services
4 111 (9.01%) Middleware
5 106 (8.60%) J2EE
6 103 (8.36%) CSS
7 85 (6.90%) Spring
8 73 (5.93%) Java EE
9 71 (5.76%) AngularJS
10 63 (5.11%) JSON
11 62 (5.03%) jQuery
12 56 (4.55%) SOAP
13 55 (4.46%) REST
14 53 (4.30%) LDAP
15 39 (3.17%) .NET
15 39 (3.17%) HTML5
16 35 (2.84%) Spring Boot
17 32 (2.60%) RESTful
18 31 (2.52%) Qt
19 29 (2.35%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 167 (13.56%) Computer Science
2 135 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
3 69 (5.60%) Data Centre
4 45 (3.65%) Management Information System
5 43 (3.49%) Algorithms
5 43 (3.49%) Linux Command Line
6 38 (3.08%) Fintech
7 32 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
8 27 (2.19%) Clustering
9 18 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 18 (1.46%) Replication
10 16 (1.30%) Client/Server
11 15 (1.22%) Data Structures
12 14 (1.14%) Mobile Computing
13 13 (1.06%) Mobile App
13 13 (1.06%) Virtual Team
14 12 (0.97%) Derivative
15 11 (0.89%) Mainframe
16 10 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
16 10 (0.81%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 826 (67.05%) Linux
2 433 (35.15%) Windows
3 100 (8.12%) Solaris
4 83 (6.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 61 (4.95%) Windows Server
6 60 (4.87%) AIX
7 52 (4.22%) CentOS
8 45 (3.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 35 (2.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 32 (2.60%) Android
11 28 (2.27%) Mac OS
12 25 (2.03%) Windows 2000
13 24 (1.95%) Apple iOS
13 24 (1.95%) Ubuntu
14 14 (1.14%) Windows Mobile
15 13 (1.06%) Oracle Linux
16 12 (0.97%) HPUX
16 12 (0.97%) zOS
17 11 (0.89%) Debian
17 11 (0.89%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (14.29%) ITIL
3 168 (13.64%) Software Engineering
4 155 (12.58%) DevOps
5 104 (8.44%) Test Automation
6 98 (7.95%) Scrum
7 82 (6.66%) OO
8 81 (6.57%) Configuration Management
9 78 (6.33%) Mentoring
10 73 (5.93%) Continuous Integration
11 70 (5.68%) Open Source
12 66 (5.36%) High Availability
12 66 (5.36%) SDLC
13 65 (5.28%) Web Development
14 55 (4.46%) Performance Tuning
15 52 (4.22%) Business Analysis
16 51 (4.14%) Mathematics
17 50 (4.06%) Microservices
17 50 (4.06%) Project Management
18 47 (3.81%) UML
Programming Languages
1 456 (37.01%) SQL
2 350 (28.41%) Java
3 212 (17.21%) Python
4 185 (15.02%) C++
5 145 (11.77%) JavaScript
6 139 (11.28%) Bash Shell
7 134 (10.88%) Shell Script
8 133 (10.80%) C
9 126 (10.23%) Perl
10 110 (8.93%) PL/SQL
11 75 (6.09%) PHP
12 62 (5.03%) C#
13 52 (4.22%) PowerShell
14 31 (2.52%) Scala
15 27 (2.19%) Groovy
16 25 (2.03%) VB
17 22 (1.79%) Bourne shell
17 22 (1.79%) Ruby
18 16 (1.30%) Go
19 15 (1.22%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 216 (17.53%) Degree
2 89 (7.22%) Security Cleared
3 83 (6.74%) Computer Science Degree
4 63 (5.11%) SC Cleared
5 32 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (1.62%) CCNP
7 19 (1.54%) AWS Certification
8 16 (1.30%) DV Cleared
8 16 (1.30%) RHCE
9 15 (1.22%) CEH
9 15 (1.22%) CISSP
9 15 (1.22%) ISTQB
10 14 (1.14%) PhD
11 13 (1.06%) CCNA
11 13 (1.06%) RHCSA
12 12 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (0.81%) Master's Degree
14 9 (0.73%) JNCIA
14 9 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (0.65%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (4.38%) QA
2 45 (3.65%) SLA
3 11 (0.89%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.81%) PMO
5 7 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.32%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.24%) GDPR
9 1 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.081%) PMBOK
System Software
1 88 (7.14%) Docker
2 80 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (4.79%) Active Directory
4 31 (2.52%) Oracle RAC
5 28 (2.27%) Hyper-V
6 20 (1.62%) Samba
6 20 (1.62%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (1.14%) iptables
8 9 (0.73%) HDFS
8 9 (0.73%) NFS
8 9 (0.73%) vSphere
9 6 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.41%) GlusterFS
10 5 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.32%) GPFS
11 4 (0.32%) Job Entry Subsystem
11 4 (0.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (0.24%) Postfix
12 3 (0.24%) Varnish
13 2 (0.16%) KVM
Systems Management
1 77 (6.25%) Puppet
2 50 (4.06%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (2.52%) Red Hat Satellite
3 31 (2.52%) Terraform
4 29 (2.35%) Ansible
5 26 (2.11%) Nagios
6 24 (1.95%) Oracle RMAN
7 23 (1.87%) Oracle ZFS
8 21 (1.70%) Data Guard
9 18 (1.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 17 (1.38%) Cacti
10 17 (1.38%) Tivoli
11 15 (1.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 11 (0.89%) SCOM
13 10 (0.81%) NetBackup
14 9 (0.73%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
14 9 (0.73%) Hadoop YARN
14 9 (0.73%) SCCM
15 8 (0.65%) Galera Cluster
15 8 (0.65%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 415 (33.69%) Oracle
2 125 (10.15%) VMware
3 122 (9.90%) Red Hat
4 107 (8.69%) Microsoft
5 79 (6.41%) Cisco
6 58 (4.71%) HP
6 58 (4.71%) Juniper
7 52 (4.22%) IBM
8 48 (3.90%) F5
9 44 (3.57%) CheckPoint
10 37 (3.00%) Palo Alto
10 37 (3.00%) Sun
11 35 (2.84%) Blue Coat
11 35 (2.84%) Crossbeam
11 35 (2.84%) Splunk
12 31 (2.52%) EMC
13 30 (2.44%) SAP
13 30 (2.44%) Sourcefire
14 28 (2.27%) NetApp
15 26 (2.11%) TIBCO