Period
to 22 August 2017

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 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > South East
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 56 42
Rank change year-on-year -10 -14 +10
Permanent jobs citing Unix 1264 1742 2395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.35% 4.72% 5.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.41% 15.79% 19.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1014 1398 2179
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 £29,750 £27,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +2.04%

Unix is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 8201 11030 12115
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 28.19% 29.91% 29.06%
Number of salaries quoted 7007 9548 10262
South East median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £23,000 £23,750 £23,125
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 22 August 2017.

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 22 August 2017. 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 -16 548 £47,500 -5.00% 30
Berkshire -9 384 £47,500 -5.00% 15
Surrey +7 330 £50,000 - 17
Hampshire -27 202 £45,000 +4.65% 14
West Sussex +28 114 £50,000 +3.63% 3
Buckinghamshire +7 93 £47,000 +0.53% 5
Oxfordshire +11 71 £50,000 - 10
East Sussex -2 41 £47,500 - 1
Kent +32 28 £40,000 +33.33% 4
Middlesex +12 7 £50,000 -
Sussex - 4 - - 1
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2017, 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.

1 889 (70.33%) Linux
2 488 (38.61%) Windows
3 384 (30.38%) SQL
4 383 (30.30%) Java
5 353 (27.93%) Oracle
6 265 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
7 245 (19.38%) Python
8 243 (19.22%) Finance
9 238 (18.83%) Perl
10 223 (17.64%) Degree
11 220 (17.41%) C++
12 196 (15.51%) C
13 192 (15.19%) ITIL
14 189 (14.95%) Firewall
14 189 (14.95%) Security Cleared
15 187 (14.79%) TCP/IP
16 159 (12.58%) Shell Script
16 159 (12.58%) Software Engineering
17 155 (12.26%) PL/SQL
18 154 (12.18%) VMware
19 150 (11.87%) Red Hat
20 149 (11.79%) Solaris
21 147 (11.63%) Cisco
22 142 (11.23%) DevOps
23 131 (10.36%) Telecoms
23 131 (10.36%) Amazon AWS
24 128 (10.13%) Computer Science
25 125 (9.89%) SDLC
26 121 (9.57%) Juniper
27 120 (9.49%) Data Centre

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 65 (5.14%) Apache
2 54 (4.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 51 (4.03%) WebLogic
4 42 (3.32%) Tomcat
5 35 (2.77%) WebSphere
6 31 (2.45%) Confluence
7 24 (1.90%) JBoss
8 23 (1.82%) SharePoint
9 18 (1.42%) IIS
9 18 (1.42%) nginx
9 18 (1.42%) Oracle Workflow
10 16 (1.27%) CMS
11 15 (1.19%) SAS
12 11 (0.87%) IBM HTTP Server
12 11 (0.87%) OpenStack
13 9 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
13 9 (0.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 7 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (0.55%) Oracle Service Bus
14 7 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (1.27%) MS Visio
2 13 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.47%) EngageOne
6 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.24%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (0.16%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 26 (2.06%) Oracle BPM
2 18 (1.42%) Teamcenter
3 17 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.63%) Hyperion Planning
5 7 (0.55%) Oracle BRM
6 6 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
9 3 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.16%) Postilion
10 2 (0.16%) SAP CRM
11 1 (0.079%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
11 1 (0.079%) Magento
11 1 (0.079%) Oracle 11i
11 1 (0.079%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 131 (10.36%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (3.64%) SaaS
3 22 (1.74%) IaaS
4 21 (1.66%) Office 365
5 20 (1.58%) PaaS
6 11 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (0.87%) Trello
7 9 (0.71%) GitHub
8 5 (0.40%) G Suite
9 4 (0.32%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.24%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.079%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.079%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.079%) Oracle Service Cloud
11 1 (0.079%) Responsys
11 1 (0.079%) Route 53
11 1 (0.079%) Taleo
11 1 (0.079%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 189 (14.95%) Firewall
2 187 (14.79%) TCP/IP
3 92 (7.28%) DNS
4 65 (5.14%) HTTP
5 58 (4.59%) BGP
6 49 (3.88%) SAN
7 47 (3.72%) OSPF
8 46 (3.64%) WAN
9 43 (3.40%) SS7
10 41 (3.24%) Ethernet
10 41 (3.24%) Internet
10 41 (3.24%) SSL
11 37 (2.93%) LAN
12 30 (2.37%) DHCP
13 29 (2.29%) Network Security
14 25 (1.98%) Wireshark
15 24 (1.90%) VoIP
16 23 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
16 23 (1.82%) EIGRP
17 22 (1.74%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (9.49%) Oracle Database
2 97 (7.67%) MySQL
3 77 (6.09%) Relational Database
4 75 (5.93%) NoSQL
5 72 (5.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 69 (5.46%) Oracle Database 12c
7 67 (5.30%) SQL Server
8 55 (4.35%) DB2
9 46 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
10 39 (3.09%) MongoDB
11 33 (2.61%) Oracle Database 10g
12 32 (2.53%) Hadoop
13 27 (2.14%) Big Data
14 26 (2.06%) RDBMS
15 25 (1.98%) Oracle Reports
16 21 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
17 16 (1.27%) Oracle BI EE
18 15 (1.19%) Oracle Exadata
19 14 (1.11%) OLTP
20 12 (0.95%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 114 (9.02%) Git (software)
2 101 (7.99%) Jenkins
3 87 (6.88%) JIRA
4 78 (6.17%) Maven
5 61 (4.83%) Subversion
6 41 (3.24%) Selenium
7 36 (2.85%) Ant
8 35 (2.77%) ProC
9 26 (2.06%) Gradle
10 24 (1.90%) PVCS
10 24 (1.90%) Vagrant
11 23 (1.82%) Eclipse
11 23 (1.82%) JUnit
12 19 (1.50%) Rational DOORS
13 18 (1.42%) Oracle APEX
14 17 (1.34%) Apache Ivy
14 17 (1.34%) InstallShield
14 17 (1.34%) Oracle Forms
15 14 (1.11%) Redmine
16 10 (0.79%) SoapUI
General
1 243 (19.22%) Finance
2 131 (10.36%) Telecoms
3 53 (4.19%) Automotive
4 51 (4.03%) German Language
5 50 (3.96%) Banking
6 43 (3.40%) Digital Economy
7 42 (3.32%) Aerospace
8 38 (3.01%) French Language
9 28 (2.22%) Marketing
10 26 (2.06%) Manufacturing
11 22 (1.74%) Military
12 20 (1.58%) Electronics
13 13 (1.03%) Legal
14 12 (0.95%) Games
15 11 (0.87%) Billing
15 11 (0.87%) Retail
16 9 (0.71%) Publishing
17 7 (0.55%) Spanish Language
18 6 (0.47%) Back Office
18 6 (0.47%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 217 (17.17%) Developer
2 127 (10.05%) Linux Engineer
3 125 (9.89%) Analyst
4 113 (8.94%) Administrator
5 101 (7.99%) Network Engineer
6 90 (7.12%) Support Engineer
7 74 (5.85%) Consultant
8 72 (5.70%) DevOps Engineer
9 71 (5.62%) Unix Engineer
10 66 (5.22%) Software Engineer
11 65 (5.14%) Applications Support
12 62 (4.91%) Java Developer
12 62 (4.91%) Security Engineer
13 60 (4.75%) Systems Administrator
14 58 (4.59%) Linux Administrator
15 51 (4.03%) Oracle Developer
16 48 (3.80%) Systems Engineer
17 47 (3.72%) Software Developer
18 45 (3.56%) Support Analyst
19 43 (3.40%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (6.96%) XML
2 85 (6.72%) HTML
3 82 (6.49%) Middleware
4 80 (6.33%) Spring
5 70 (5.54%) J2EE
6 63 (4.98%) Web Services
7 59 (4.67%) SOAP
8 48 (3.80%) REST
9 46 (3.64%) CSS
10 42 (3.32%) .NET
10 42 (3.32%) JSON
11 37 (2.93%) Hibernate
12 30 (2.37%) JPA
13 27 (2.14%) JMS
13 27 (2.14%) Oracle Fusion
13 27 (2.14%) XSLT
14 26 (2.06%) JSP
15 24 (1.90%) EJB
16 23 (1.82%) Java EE
16 23 (1.82%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 128 (10.13%) Computer Science
2 120 (9.49%) Data Centre
3 87 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
4 73 (5.78%) Management Information System
5 33 (2.61%) Algorithms
6 25 (1.98%) Private Cloud
7 24 (1.90%) Replication
7 24 (1.90%) Smartphone
8 22 (1.74%) Linux Command Line
8 22 (1.74%) PKI
9 21 (1.66%) Cyber Attack
10 17 (1.34%) User Experience
11 16 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (1.19%) Fintech
13 14 (1.11%) Cybercrime
13 14 (1.11%) Virtual Team
14 13 (1.03%) Enterprise Storage
15 12 (0.95%) Client/Server
15 12 (0.95%) Mobile App
15 12 (0.95%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 889 (70.33%) Linux
2 488 (38.61%) Windows
3 149 (11.79%) Solaris
4 114 (9.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 81 (6.41%) AIX
6 76 (6.01%) Windows Server
7 45 (3.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 41 (3.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 38 (3.01%) Android
10 37 (2.93%) CentOS
11 36 (2.85%) Windows 2000
12 30 (2.37%) Debian
13 22 (1.74%) Ubuntu
14 14 (1.11%) HPUX
15 13 (1.03%) Apple iOS
15 13 (1.03%) Mac OS
15 13 (1.03%) zOS
16 9 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
17 6 (0.47%) CoreOS
18 4 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
2 192 (15.19%) ITIL
3 159 (12.58%) Software Engineering
4 142 (11.23%) DevOps
5 125 (9.89%) SDLC
6 97 (7.67%) Project Management
7 93 (7.36%) Scrum
8 87 (6.88%) Mentoring
9 78 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
10 77 (6.09%) Open Source
11 75 (5.93%) SOA
12 72 (5.70%) Cybersecurity
13 71 (5.62%) Test Automation
14 69 (5.46%) Configuration Management
15 60 (4.75%) Network Design
16 57 (4.51%) Risk Management
17 54 (4.27%) Performance Tuning
18 53 (4.19%) Business Intelligence
19 51 (4.03%) Change Management
19 51 (4.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 384 (30.38%) SQL
2 383 (30.30%) Java
3 245 (19.38%) Python
4 238 (18.83%) Perl
5 220 (17.41%) C++
6 196 (15.51%) C
7 159 (12.58%) Shell Script
8 155 (12.26%) PL/SQL
9 117 (9.26%) JavaScript
10 112 (8.86%) Bash Shell
11 90 (7.12%) C#
12 86 (6.80%) Ruby
13 54 (4.27%) PHP
13 54 (4.27%) PowerShell
14 35 (2.77%) Korn
15 30 (2.37%) VB
16 26 (2.06%) Bourne shell
17 21 (1.66%) Go
18 19 (1.50%) Scala
19 13 (1.03%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 223 (17.64%) Degree
2 189 (14.95%) Security Cleared
3 113 (8.94%) SC Cleared
4 64 (5.06%) DV Cleared
5 55 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
6 50 (3.96%) Cisco Certification
7 29 (2.29%) CCNP
8 28 (2.22%) CCNA
9 27 (2.14%) CISSP
10 22 (1.74%) ISTQB
11 21 (1.66%) CISM
12 20 (1.58%) PMP
13 18 (1.42%) ISEB
13 18 (1.42%) JNCIA
13 18 (1.42%) Master's Degree
14 16 (1.27%) APMG
14 16 (1.27%) CEH
14 16 (1.27%) PMI Certification
15 14 (1.11%) CCIE
16 13 (1.03%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (8.47%) SLA
2 78 (6.17%) QA
3 16 (1.27%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.55%) PMO
6 5 (0.40%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.32%) SAS 70
7 4 (0.32%) SSAE 16
8 3 (0.24%) ISO 22301
8 3 (0.24%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.16%) GDPR
9 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.079%) COBIT
10 1 (0.079%) JSP 440
System Software
1 103 (8.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (3.56%) Docker
3 41 (3.24%) Active Directory
4 26 (2.06%) Oracle RAC
5 18 (1.42%) Hyper-V
6 17 (1.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 16 (1.27%) GlusterFS
8 15 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (1.03%) HDFS
10 10 (0.79%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 9 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
11 9 (0.71%) VMware NSX
12 8 (0.63%) NFS
12 8 (0.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 8 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
12 8 (0.63%) vSphere
13 7 (0.55%) Firmware
14 6 (0.47%) KVM
14 6 (0.47%) LXC
15 5 (0.40%) Samba
Systems Management
1 100 (7.91%) Puppet
2 81 (6.41%) Ansible
3 70 (5.54%) Opscode Chef
4 43 (3.40%) Nagios
5 37 (2.93%) Tivoli
6 31 (2.45%) Red Hat Satellite
7 22 (1.74%) Salt
8 21 (1.66%) NetBackup
8 21 (1.66%) Oracle ZFS
9 19 (1.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 18 (1.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 18 (1.42%) Oracle RMAN
11 14 (1.11%) Oracle Identity Management
12 13 (1.03%) Data Guard
12 13 (1.03%) HAProxy
13 12 (0.95%) Terraform
13 12 (0.95%) vCenter Server
14 11 (0.87%) ZABBIX
15 10 (0.79%) Cacti
16 9 (0.71%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 353 (27.93%) Oracle
2 154 (12.18%) VMware
3 150 (11.87%) Red Hat
4 147 (11.63%) Cisco
5 121 (9.57%) Juniper
6 96 (7.59%) F5
7 79 (6.25%) Palo Alto
8 78 (6.17%) Microsoft
9 73 (5.78%) IBM
10 68 (5.38%) CheckPoint
11 56 (4.43%) Blue Coat
12 42 (3.32%) HP
13 39 (3.09%) Crossbeam
14 36 (2.85%) Sourcefire
15 35 (2.77%) EMC
15 35 (2.77%) Sun
16 23 (1.82%) Remedy
17 22 (1.74%) Citrix
18 21 (1.66%) SAP
18 21 (1.66%) SolarWinds