Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > South East
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 70 52
Rank change year-on-year -24 -18 -10
Permanent jobs citing Unix 951 1,222 1,741
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.27% 4.22% 4.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.05% 15.20% 16.98%
Number of salaries quoted 753 987 1,329
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 £29,000 £29,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £72,000 £65,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% 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 7,290 8,037 10,256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.03% 27.73% 28.97%
Number of salaries quoted 5,998 6,916 8,790
South East median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £23,925 £22,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -38 330 £50,000 +5.82% 53
Hampshire +18 273 £55,000 +22.22% 27
Surrey -16 222 £50,000 - 28
Berkshire -48 204 £50,000 +5.26% 24
Buckinghamshire +19 77 £47,500 +1.06% 12
West Sussex -26 77 £50,000 - 8
Oxfordshire -30 49 £53,750 +7.50% 17
Kent +10 18 £38,415 -3.96% 2
East Sussex -29 17 £50,000 - 5
Isle of Wight - 9 £32,500 -
Middlesex +11 3 £60,000 -
Home Counties - 1 - -
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 613 (64.46%) Linux
2 432 (45.43%) Oracle
3 392 (41.22%) SQL
4 325 (34.17%) Java
5 310 (32.60%) Agile Software Development
6 298 (31.34%) Windows
7 192 (20.19%) JavaScript
8 183 (19.24%) Finance
9 179 (18.82%) Degree
10 176 (18.51%) Python
11 165 (17.35%) Shell Script
12 142 (14.93%) Relational Database
13 139 (14.62%) Oracle Database
14 130 (13.67%) Amazon AWS
15 127 (13.35%) Git (software)
16 125 (13.14%) SQL Server
17 122 (12.83%) PL/SQL
18 121 (12.72%) DevOps
19 120 (12.62%) C#
19 120 (12.62%) Continuous Integration
20 117 (12.30%) ITIL
20 117 (12.30%) Microsoft
21 114 (11.99%) SDLC
22 109 (11.46%) Software Engineering
23 101 (10.62%) Problem-Solving
24 100 (10.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 98 (10.30%) Middleware
26 92 (9.67%) C
26 92 (9.67%) VMware
27 89 (9.36%) Web Services

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 75 (7.89%) WebLogic
2 70 (7.36%) IIS
3 53 (5.57%) Apache
4 48 (5.05%) JBoss
5 26 (2.73%) WebSphere
6 20 (2.10%) Apache Spark
6 20 (2.10%) MQSeries
7 18 (1.89%) Confluence
8 17 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 15 (1.58%) OpenStack
9 15 (1.58%) Tomcat
10 10 (1.05%) Oracle Service Bus
10 10 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
11 9 (0.95%) SharePoint
12 8 (0.84%) Cloud Foundry
12 8 (0.84%) NetWeaver
12 8 (0.84%) Oracle Application Server
13 7 (0.74%) nginx
13 7 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
14 6 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 32 (3.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (1.58%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (1.26%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 26 (2.73%) Oracle EBS
2 22 (2.31%) Oracle EBS R12
3 17 (1.79%) Oracle Applications
4 16 (1.68%) Oracle 11i
5 6 (0.63%) NetSuite
6 5 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.42%) SAP CRM
7 4 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
7 4 (0.42%) Scribe Insight
8 3 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle Payroll
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 130 (13.67%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (7.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (4.00%) GitHub
4 29 (3.05%) IaaS
5 19 (2.00%) SaaS
6 15 (1.58%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (1.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 13 (1.37%) Office 365
8 12 (1.26%) PaaS
8 12 (1.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 10 (1.05%) Amazon Glacier
9 10 (1.05%) Amazon S3
10 9 (0.95%) Amazon ELB
10 9 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
12 4 (0.42%) Scribe Online
13 3 (0.32%) Amazon EMR
13 3 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.32%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 62 (6.52%) Internet
2 44 (4.63%) SAN
2 44 (4.63%) TCP/IP
3 35 (3.68%) Firewall
4 33 (3.47%) DNS
5 32 (3.36%) Network Security
6 31 (3.26%) LAN
7 24 (2.52%) WAN
8 22 (2.31%) DHCP
9 21 (2.21%) HTTP
10 15 (1.58%) SSH
11 13 (1.37%) NAS
12 11 (1.16%) Fibre Channel
13 10 (1.05%) BIG-IP
13 10 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (1.05%) VPN
14 9 (0.95%) 3G
14 9 (0.95%) HTTPS
15 7 (0.74%) Intranet
15 7 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (14.93%) Relational Database
2 139 (14.62%) Oracle Database
3 125 (13.14%) SQL Server
4 85 (8.94%) RDBMS
5 72 (7.57%) MySQL
6 68 (7.15%) Data Warehouse
7 49 (5.15%) NoSQL
8 48 (5.05%) PostgreSQL
9 46 (4.84%) Hadoop
10 41 (4.31%) MongoDB
11 39 (4.10%) Big Data
12 32 (3.36%) Oracle Database 11g
13 28 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
14 27 (2.84%) Oracle Database 12c
15 22 (2.31%) Apache Cassandra
15 22 (2.31%) DB2
15 22 (2.31%) Oracle BI EE
16 17 (1.79%) SQLPlus
17 15 (1.58%) CouchDB
18 13 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 127 (13.35%) Git (software)
2 61 (6.41%) Jenkins
3 59 (6.20%) JIRA
4 45 (4.73%) Oracle Forms
5 37 (3.89%) Subversion
6 30 (3.15%) Eclipse
7 28 (2.94%) JUnit
8 23 (2.42%) Gradle
8 23 (2.42%) Maven
9 21 (2.21%) IntelliJ
10 20 (2.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 18 (1.89%) Cucumber
12 16 (1.68%) Bitbucket
13 14 (1.47%) Sonatype Nexus
14 13 (1.37%) SoapUI
14 13 (1.37%) SonarQube
15 11 (1.16%) Selenium
16 9 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
17 7 (0.74%) Ant
17 7 (0.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 183 (19.24%) Finance
2 44 (4.63%) Telecoms
3 31 (3.26%) Banking
4 29 (3.05%) German Language
4 29 (3.05%) Retail
5 23 (2.42%) Back Office
6 21 (2.21%) Games
7 19 (2.00%) French Language
8 18 (1.89%) Italian Language
8 18 (1.89%) Spanish Language
9 14 (1.47%) Manufacturing
10 13 (1.37%) Marketing
11 12 (1.26%) Electronics
12 10 (1.05%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.63%) Legal
13 6 (0.63%) Publishing
14 5 (0.53%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.32%) Automotive
15 3 (0.32%) Billing
16 2 (0.21%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 296 (31.13%) Developer
2 128 (13.46%) Analyst
3 80 (8.41%) Support Analyst
4 79 (8.31%) Senior Developer
5 69 (7.26%) Java Developer
6 63 (6.62%) Support Engineer
7 61 (6.41%) DBA
8 59 (6.20%) Architect
9 50 (5.26%) Software Engineer
10 49 (5.15%) Administrator
11 47 (4.94%) Lead Developer
12 46 (4.84%) Applications Support
13 44 (4.63%) DevOps Engineer
14 43 (4.52%) Unix Support
15 40 (4.21%) Oracle Developer
16 39 (4.10%) Linux Support
17 38 (4.00%) Technical Support
18 36 (3.79%) Software Developer
19 35 (3.68%) Consultant
20 31 (3.26%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (10.30%) Middleware
2 89 (9.36%) Web Services
3 86 (9.04%) HTML
4 71 (7.47%) XML
5 66 (6.94%) Spring
6 61 (6.41%) .NET
7 60 (6.31%) WPF
8 54 (5.68%) AngularJS
8 54 (5.68%) JSON
9 50 (5.26%) CSS
10 48 (5.05%) SOAP
11 46 (4.84%) REST
12 41 (4.31%) J2EE
13 40 (4.21%) Node.js
14 34 (3.58%) RESTful
15 30 (3.15%) Oracle Fusion
16 29 (3.05%) jQuery
17 28 (2.94%) Kafka
18 25 (2.63%) ASP.NET
19 23 (2.42%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 71 (7.47%) Computer Science
2 56 (5.89%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (5.15%) Data Centre
4 41 (4.31%) Linux Command Line
5 36 (3.79%) Management Information System
6 31 (3.26%) Self-Motivation
6 31 (3.26%) Virtual Team
7 24 (2.52%) Clustering
8 23 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
8 23 (2.42%) Replication
9 19 (2.00%) Mainframe
10 18 (1.89%) Public Cloud
11 17 (1.79%) HACMP
12 15 (1.58%) Algorithms
13 10 (1.05%) Client/Server
13 10 (1.05%) Fintech
13 10 (1.05%) PMI
13 10 (1.05%) Reinsurance
14 8 (0.84%) CMDB
15 7 (0.74%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 613 (64.46%) Linux
2 298 (31.34%) Windows
3 100 (10.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 79 (8.31%) Windows Server
5 66 (6.94%) AIX
6 51 (5.36%) Apple iOS
6 51 (5.36%) Solaris
7 25 (2.63%) Mac OS X
8 24 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (2.21%) Ubuntu
10 19 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (1.89%) CentOS
12 17 (1.79%) Android
13 12 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (1.05%) Windows NT
15 9 (0.95%) Debian
15 9 (0.95%) HPUX
16 8 (0.84%) Windows 7
17 7 (0.74%) Mac OS
18 6 (0.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (32.60%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (12.72%) DevOps
3 120 (12.62%) Continuous Integration
4 117 (12.30%) ITIL
5 114 (11.99%) SDLC
6 109 (11.46%) Software Engineering
7 101 (10.62%) Problem-Solving
8 88 (9.25%) Waterfall
9 84 (8.83%) Scrum
10 74 (7.78%) Performance Monitoring
11 66 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
12 64 (6.73%) Data Architecture
13 62 (6.52%) Problem Management
14 57 (5.99%) Software Delivery
15 54 (5.68%) Project Management
16 51 (5.36%) Incident Management
16 51 (5.36%) Mathematics
17 50 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
17 50 (5.26%) Process Improvement
18 48 (5.05%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 392 (41.22%) SQL
2 325 (34.17%) Java
3 192 (20.19%) JavaScript
4 176 (18.51%) Python
5 165 (17.35%) Shell Script
6 122 (12.83%) PL/SQL
7 120 (12.62%) C#
8 92 (9.67%) C
9 88 (9.25%) Perl
10 86 (9.04%) Bash Shell
11 77 (8.10%) C++
12 56 (5.89%) PowerShell
13 43 (4.52%) PHP
14 41 (4.31%) Ruby
15 29 (3.05%) Korn
16 25 (2.63%) Go
17 20 (2.10%) Java 8
18 14 (1.47%) Groovy
19 13 (1.37%) Scala
20 11 (1.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 179 (18.82%) Degree
2 65 (6.83%) Security Cleared
3 32 (3.36%) Computer Science Degree
4 30 (3.15%) SC Cleared
5 24 (2.52%) DV Cleared
6 18 (1.89%) Numerate Degree
7 10 (1.05%) CISSP
7 10 (1.05%) PMI Certification
8 9 (0.95%) CCNA
8 9 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (0.95%) RHCE
9 7 (0.74%) ISTQB
9 7 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (0.63%) CEH
10 6 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (0.63%) MCSE
10 6 (0.63%) RHCSA
11 5 (0.53%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (6.62%) QA
2 59 (6.20%) SLA
3 18 (1.89%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.63%) GDPR
6 5 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.42%) PMBOK
7 4 (0.42%) PMO
8 2 (0.21%) COBIT
9 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 63 (6.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (5.89%) Docker
3 42 (4.42%) Active Directory
4 28 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
5 22 (2.31%) Oracle RAC
6 20 (2.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 14 (1.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 12 (1.26%) HDFS
9 10 (1.05%) Virtual Desktop
9 10 (1.05%) XenApp
10 9 (0.95%) GPFS
10 9 (0.95%) XenServer
11 8 (0.84%) LXC
12 7 (0.74%) Samba
12 7 (0.74%) vCloud
12 7 (0.74%) vSphere
13 6 (0.63%) Hyper-V
13 6 (0.63%) VirtualBox
14 4 (0.42%) GlusterFS
14 4 (0.42%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 65 (6.83%) Ansible
1 65 (6.83%) Puppet
2 32 (3.36%) Kubernetes
3 31 (3.26%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (2.94%) Data Guard
5 20 (2.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 19 (2.00%) NetBackup
7 15 (1.58%) Oracle RMAN
8 14 (1.47%) Terraform
9 12 (1.26%) Hadoop YARN
10 10 (1.05%) Tivoli
11 9 (0.95%) Red Hat Satellite
11 9 (0.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 8 (0.84%) HP ALM
12 8 (0.84%) vRealize Orchestrator
13 7 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
14 6 (0.63%) Oracle ZFS
14 6 (0.63%) SCCM
14 6 (0.63%) ZABBIX
15 5 (0.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 432 (45.43%) Oracle
2 117 (12.30%) Microsoft
3 92 (9.67%) VMware
4 78 (8.20%) Red Hat
5 75 (7.89%) IBM
6 33 (3.47%) Cisco
6 33 (3.47%) Citrix
7 29 (3.05%) SAP
8 26 (2.73%) TOWER Software
9 21 (2.21%) Atlassian
9 21 (2.21%) NetApp
10 20 (2.10%) HP
11 18 (1.89%) Remedy
12 15 (1.58%) Veritas
13 14 (1.47%) Symantec
14 12 (1.26%) CheckPoint
14 12 (1.26%) Splunk
15 11 (1.16%) EMC
15 11 (1.16%) Juniper
15 11 (1.16%) Salesforce.com