Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > South East
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 75 53
Rank change year-on-year -11 -22 -10
Permanent jobs citing Unix 995 1,250 1,724
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.52% 4.04% 5.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.93% 14.74% 17.84%
Number of salaries quoted 774 961 1,277
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £28,250 £30,000 £30,625
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 7,145 8,481 9,666
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.31% 27.39% 28.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5,855 7,278 8,255
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +4.29%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,713 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -17 371 £50,000 +9.89% 45
Surrey -6 243 £50,000 -2.91% 27
Berkshire -20 240 £52,500 +16.67% 25
Hampshire +17 222 £55,000 +22.22% 20
West Sussex -4 109 £52,000 +4.00% 13
Buckinghamshire +15 85 £47,500 +1.06% 7
Oxfordshire -30 46 £55,000 +10.00% 13
East Sussex -15 23 £46,000 +2.22% 2
Kent +9 14 £40,000 -13.04% 6
Isle of Wight - 8 £32,500 -
Middlesex +3 3 £60,000 -
Home Counties - 1 - -
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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.

1 653 (65.63%) Linux
2 453 (45.53%) Oracle
3 391 (39.30%) SQL
4 337 (33.87%) Java
5 329 (33.07%) Agile Software Development
6 322 (32.36%) Windows
7 219 (22.01%) JavaScript
8 194 (19.50%) Python
9 177 (17.79%) Degree
10 168 (16.88%) Finance
11 167 (16.78%) Oracle Database
12 165 (16.58%) Shell Script
13 156 (15.68%) Relational Database
14 153 (15.38%) Git (software)
15 151 (15.18%) Continuous Integration
16 145 (14.57%) SQL Server
17 134 (13.47%) Amazon AWS
18 133 (13.37%) SDLC
19 130 (13.07%) PL/SQL
20 120 (12.06%) Problem-Solving
21 119 (11.96%) Software Engineering
22 118 (11.86%) ITIL
23 116 (11.66%) VMware
23 116 (11.66%) DevOps
24 115 (11.56%) C#
25 100 (10.05%) RDBMS
26 98 (9.85%) Waterfall
27 97 (9.75%) Perl
28 95 (9.55%) Computer Science
29 94 (9.45%) HTML

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 81 (8.14%) IIS
2 62 (6.23%) WebLogic
3 45 (4.52%) Apache
4 31 (3.12%) JBoss
5 28 (2.81%) Apache Spark
6 27 (2.71%) WebSphere
7 21 (2.11%) MQSeries
8 18 (1.81%) Confluence
9 17 (1.71%) Oracle Workflow
10 15 (1.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 13 (1.31%) Tomcat
12 12 (1.21%) SAS
13 9 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
13 9 (0.90%) OpenStack
13 9 (0.90%) Oracle Service Bus
13 9 (0.90%) SharePoint
14 8 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
15 7 (0.70%) NetWeaver
15 7 (0.70%) nginx
15 7 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 27 (2.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (1.11%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.20%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 26 (2.61%) Oracle EBS R12
2 24 (2.41%) Oracle EBS
3 21 (2.11%) Oracle 11i
4 18 (1.81%) Oracle Applications
5 11 (1.11%) Oracle Payroll
6 6 (0.60%) Oracle Cash Management
7 5 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (0.40%) SAP CRM
8 4 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
8 4 (0.40%) Scribe Insight
9 3 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
9 3 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
10 2 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 134 (13.47%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (6.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (4.12%) GitHub
4 26 (2.61%) SaaS
5 18 (1.81%) IaaS
5 18 (1.81%) Office 365
6 13 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (1.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 11 (1.11%) IBM Cloud
8 11 (1.11%) PaaS
9 8 (0.80%) Amazon S3
9 8 (0.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 7 (0.70%) Amazon ELB
10 7 (0.70%) Amazon Glacier
11 6 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.40%) Amazon EMR
12 4 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
12 4 (0.40%) Scribe Online
13 2 (0.20%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 66 (6.63%) Firewall
2 63 (6.33%) Internet
3 59 (5.93%) DNS
4 48 (4.82%) TCP/IP
5 47 (4.72%) LAN
6 44 (4.42%) DHCP
7 41 (4.12%) WAN
8 38 (3.82%) SAN
9 21 (2.11%) VPN
10 19 (1.91%) HTTP
11 15 (1.51%) Network Security
12 11 (1.11%) Fibre Channel
13 10 (1.01%) Intranet
13 10 (1.01%) NAS
13 10 (1.01%) SSH
13 10 (1.01%) VoIP
14 9 (0.90%) 3G
14 9 (0.90%) FCoE
14 9 (0.90%) HTTPS
14 9 (0.90%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (16.78%) Oracle Database
2 156 (15.68%) Relational Database
3 145 (14.57%) SQL Server
4 100 (10.05%) RDBMS
5 83 (8.34%) MySQL
6 69 (6.93%) Data Warehouse
7 56 (5.63%) NoSQL
8 52 (5.23%) Big Data
9 48 (4.82%) MongoDB
10 45 (4.52%) Hadoop
11 39 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
12 34 (3.42%) Oracle Database 12c
13 33 (3.32%) Oracle Database 11g
13 33 (3.32%) Oracle Reports
14 28 (2.81%) Apache Cassandra
15 21 (2.11%) DB2
16 19 (1.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 19 (1.91%) CouchDB
17 18 (1.81%) Oracle BI EE
18 17 (1.71%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 153 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 64 (6.43%) Jenkins
3 62 (6.23%) JIRA
4 48 (4.82%) Oracle Forms
5 31 (3.12%) Subversion
6 30 (3.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 26 (2.61%) Eclipse
7 26 (2.61%) Maven
8 25 (2.51%) JUnit
9 23 (2.31%) Gradle
10 20 (2.01%) Bitbucket
11 19 (1.91%) IntelliJ
12 16 (1.61%) ProC
13 11 (1.11%) PVCS
13 11 (1.11%) SoapUI
13 11 (1.11%) Sonatype Nexus
14 10 (1.01%) Cucumber
14 10 (1.01%) Jasmine
14 10 (1.01%) Karma Test Runner
14 10 (1.01%) SonarQube
General
1 168 (16.88%) Finance
2 45 (4.52%) Telecoms
3 29 (2.91%) Banking
4 25 (2.51%) Electronics
5 20 (2.01%) Back Office
6 19 (1.91%) Games
6 19 (1.91%) Manufacturing
6 19 (1.91%) Retail
7 18 (1.81%) Marketing
8 17 (1.71%) German Language
9 12 (1.21%) Spanish Language
10 10 (1.01%) Financial Institution
10 10 (1.01%) French Language
10 10 (1.01%) Italian Language
11 6 (0.60%) Aerospace
11 6 (0.60%) Automotive
11 6 (0.60%) Legal
12 5 (0.50%) Billing
12 5 (0.50%) Publishing
13 4 (0.40%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 314 (31.56%) Developer
2 138 (13.87%) Analyst
3 99 (9.95%) Senior Developer
4 82 (8.24%) Support Analyst
5 76 (7.64%) Java Developer
6 57 (5.73%) Architect
6 57 (5.73%) DBA
7 56 (5.63%) Support Engineer
8 52 (5.23%) Administrator
8 52 (5.23%) Applications Support
9 48 (4.82%) Software Engineer
10 47 (4.72%) DevOps Engineer
11 44 (4.42%) Oracle Developer
12 41 (4.12%) Unix Support
13 38 (3.82%) Lead Developer
14 36 (3.62%) Oracle DBA
15 35 (3.52%) Applications Support Analyst
16 33 (3.32%) IT Engineer
17 32 (3.22%) Systems Administrator
18 31 (3.12%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (9.45%) HTML
2 85 (8.54%) Middleware
3 83 (8.34%) Web Services
4 81 (8.14%) Spring
5 65 (6.53%) XML
6 63 (6.33%) WPF
7 53 (5.33%) JSON
8 52 (5.23%) J2EE
9 50 (5.03%) CSS
10 48 (4.82%) AngularJS
11 47 (4.72%) SOAP
12 44 (4.42%) .NET
13 42 (4.22%) REST
14 40 (4.02%) Node.js
15 36 (3.62%) RESTful
16 35 (3.52%) jQuery
17 29 (2.91%) Oracle Fusion
18 28 (2.81%) Kafka
19 19 (1.91%) JDBC
20 18 (1.81%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 59 (5.93%) Data Centre
2 54 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (3.92%) Management Information System
4 37 (3.72%) Linux Command Line
5 32 (3.22%) Clustering
5 32 (3.22%) Self-Motivation
6 27 (2.71%) Replication
7 24 (2.41%) Virtual Team
8 22 (2.21%) Public Cloud
9 21 (2.11%) HACMP
10 17 (1.71%) Algorithms
10 17 (1.71%) Mainframe
11 13 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (0.90%) Client/Server
12 9 (0.90%) N-Tier
12 9 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
13 8 (0.80%) Data Structures
13 8 (0.80%) Pricing Data
14 7 (0.70%) Reinsurance
15 6 (0.60%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 653 (65.63%) Linux
2 322 (32.36%) Windows
3 87 (8.74%) AIX
4 85 (8.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 84 (8.44%) Windows Server
6 64 (6.43%) Apple iOS
7 51 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 50 (5.03%) Solaris
9 41 (4.12%) Windows 10
9 41 (4.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 37 (3.72%) Windows 7
11 22 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
12 21 (2.11%) Ubuntu
13 15 (1.51%) Android
13 15 (1.51%) CentOS
14 13 (1.31%) Mac OS X
15 12 (1.21%) HPUX
16 10 (1.01%) Windows NT
17 9 (0.90%) zOS
18 7 (0.70%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (33.07%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (15.18%) Continuous Integration
3 133 (13.37%) SDLC
4 120 (12.06%) Problem-Solving
5 119 (11.96%) Software Engineering
6 118 (11.86%) ITIL
7 116 (11.66%) DevOps
8 98 (9.85%) Waterfall
9 95 (9.55%) Computer Science
10 86 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
11 84 (8.44%) Scrum
12 79 (7.94%) Performance Monitoring
13 75 (7.54%) High Availability
14 71 (7.14%) Data Architecture
15 60 (6.03%) Software Delivery
16 59 (5.93%) Problem Management
17 58 (5.83%) iOS Development
18 56 (5.63%) Test Automation
19 55 (5.53%) Continuous Improvement
19 55 (5.53%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 391 (39.30%) SQL
2 337 (33.87%) Java
3 219 (22.01%) JavaScript
4 194 (19.50%) Python
5 165 (16.58%) Shell Script
6 130 (13.07%) PL/SQL
7 115 (11.56%) C#
8 97 (9.75%) Perl
9 90 (9.05%) C
10 79 (7.94%) Bash Shell
11 74 (7.44%) PowerShell
12 73 (7.34%) C++
13 65 (6.53%) PHP
14 45 (4.52%) Ruby
15 31 (3.12%) Go
16 28 (2.81%) Korn
17 24 (2.41%) Java 8
17 24 (2.41%) VBScript
18 18 (1.81%) T-SQL
19 13 (1.31%) Cython
Qualifications
1 177 (17.79%) Degree
2 54 (5.43%) Security Cleared
3 31 (3.12%) Computer Science Degree
4 29 (2.91%) Numerate Degree
5 27 (2.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (2.71%) SC Cleared
6 18 (1.81%) MCSE
7 12 (1.21%) DV Cleared
8 10 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (0.80%) CISSP
9 8 (0.80%) ISTQB
9 8 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 7 (0.70%) CCNA
10 7 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (0.70%) MCSA
10 7 (0.70%) RHCE
11 5 (0.50%) OCP
11 5 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
11 5 (0.50%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (6.23%) SLA
2 56 (5.63%) QA
3 29 (2.91%) GDPR
4 10 (1.01%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.60%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.40%) PMO
8 2 (0.20%) COBIT
8 2 (0.20%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.10%) DO-178B
System Software
1 73 (7.34%) Active Directory
2 71 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (5.73%) Docker
4 42 (4.22%) Virtual Machines
5 29 (2.91%) Oracle RAC
6 28 (2.81%) XenApp
7 25 (2.51%) Hyper-V
8 20 (2.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 13 (1.31%) GPFS
10 12 (1.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 12 (1.21%) HDFS
10 12 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (0.90%) DFS Replication
11 9 (0.90%) Samba
11 9 (0.90%) XenServer
12 7 (0.70%) LXC
13 6 (0.60%) NFS
14 5 (0.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 5 (0.50%) Virtual Desktop
14 5 (0.50%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 79 (7.94%) Puppet
2 69 (6.93%) Ansible
3 39 (3.92%) Kubernetes
4 33 (3.32%) Opscode Chef
5 31 (3.12%) Data Guard
6 28 (2.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 24 (2.41%) SCCM
8 16 (1.61%) Oracle RMAN
9 14 (1.41%) NetBackup
9 14 (1.41%) Tivoli
10 13 (1.31%) Terraform
11 10 (1.01%) Hadoop YARN
11 10 (1.01%) HP ALM
11 10 (1.01%) Salt
11 10 (1.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 9 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
12 9 (0.90%) SCVMM
13 8 (0.80%) vRealize
13 8 (0.80%) vRealize Orchestrator
14 7 (0.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 453 (45.53%) Oracle
2 116 (11.66%) VMware
3 87 (8.74%) Microsoft
4 83 (8.34%) IBM
5 76 (7.64%) Red Hat
6 50 (5.03%) Citrix
7 42 (4.22%) Cisco
8 33 (3.32%) SAP
9 32 (3.22%) Symantec
10 31 (3.12%) SolarWinds
11 29 (2.91%) EMC
12 27 (2.71%) NetApp
13 26 (2.61%) HP
14 24 (2.41%) Ivanti
14 24 (2.41%) Remedy
15 21 (2.11%) Atlassian
16 19 (1.91%) Juniper
17 14 (1.41%) Dell
17 14 (1.41%) TOWER Software
17 14 (1.41%) Veritas