Period
to 31 March 2020

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 31 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > South East
6 months to
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 127 86 90
Rank change year-on-year -41 +4 -37
Permanent jobs citing Unix 503 952 1,121
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.34% 3.59% 3.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.68% 14.33% 13.32%
Number of salaries quoted 415 764 919
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.38% -6.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 5,194 6,643 8,415
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 24.18% 25.02% 26.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4,261 5,430 7,089
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year - +1.06% +4.44%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Unix as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Unix in the South East.

Salary trend for Unix in the South East

Unix
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Unix in the South East over the 6 months to 31 March 2020.

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 31 March 2020. 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
Surrey 0 174 £57,500 +4.55% 23
Thames Valley -67 144 £55,000 +10.00% 27
Berkshire -51 114 £55,000 +4.76% 11
Hampshire -41 91 £47,500 +11.76% 12
West Sussex -12 66 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Oxfordshire -4 16 £50,000 -9.09% 8
Buckinghamshire -29 14 £52,500 +59.09% 8
Kent +11 13 £35,000 -13.58% 3
East Sussex -10 12 £65,000 +26.83% 2
Isle of Wight - 4 £37,500 - 1
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 31 March 2020, 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.

1 329 (65.41%) Linux
2 208 (41.35%) Windows
3 170 (33.80%) Oracle
4 144 (28.63%) SQL
5 143 (28.43%) Java
6 119 (23.66%) Agile Software Development
7 114 (22.66%) Finance
8 97 (19.28%) Degree
9 93 (18.49%) Problem-Solving
10 88 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
11 77 (15.31%) Python
12 75 (14.91%) PL/SQL
13 71 (14.12%) Git (software)
14 70 (13.92%) Computer Science
15 64 (12.72%) AWS
16 62 (12.33%) Microsoft
17 61 (12.13%) C
18 60 (11.93%) DevOps
19 58 (11.53%) SQL Server
20 53 (10.54%) Shell Script
20 53 (10.54%) Windows Server
21 52 (10.34%) Oracle Database
22 51 (10.14%) Relational Database
22 51 (10.14%) Azure
22 51 (10.14%) Software Engineering
23 50 (9.94%) Perl
23 50 (9.94%) Cisco
24 48 (9.54%) TCP/IP
24 48 (9.54%) Firewall
25 46 (9.15%) JavaScript

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 24 (4.77%) Tomcat
2 23 (4.57%) Apache
3 22 (4.37%) WebLogic
4 20 (3.98%) IIS
5 15 (2.98%) NetWeaver
5 15 (2.98%) SAP Portal
6 11 (2.19%) Confluence
7 10 (1.99%) WebSphere
8 9 (1.79%) MS Exchange
9 6 (1.19%) nginx
10 5 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (0.99%) JBoss
10 5 (0.99%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.40%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.40%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.40%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 24 (4.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (3.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 15 (2.98%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (2.98%) SAP CRM
2 5 (0.99%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 4 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.40%) CA PPM
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle BRM
5 2 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 64 (12.72%) AWS
2 51 (10.14%) Azure
3 12 (2.39%) Office 365
4 8 (1.59%) IaaS
4 8 (1.59%) SaaS
5 7 (1.39%) Amazon S3
5 7 (1.39%) GitHub
5 7 (1.39%) PaaS
6 6 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.99%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (0.80%) Amazon ECS
8 4 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.80%) GCP
8 4 (0.80%) OpenShift
8 4 (0.80%) Serverless
9 3 (0.60%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.40%) Power Platform
11 1 (0.20%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 48 (9.54%) Firewall
1 48 (9.54%) TCP/IP
2 35 (6.96%) Internet
2 35 (6.96%) LAN
3 33 (6.56%) DNS
4 29 (5.77%) BGP
4 29 (5.77%) OSPF
5 24 (4.77%) SSL
6 22 (4.37%) WAN
7 19 (3.78%) DHCP
8 16 (3.18%) SAN
9 15 (2.98%) HTTP
9 15 (2.98%) IPsec
10 14 (2.78%) MPLS
11 13 (2.58%) VPN
12 12 (2.39%) 3G
12 12 (2.39%) 4G
12 12 (2.39%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (2.39%) Wi-Fi
13 11 (2.19%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (11.53%) SQL Server
2 52 (10.34%) Oracle Database
3 51 (10.14%) Relational Database
4 39 (7.75%) MySQL
4 39 (7.75%) RDBMS
5 34 (6.76%) MongoDB
6 27 (5.37%) Data Warehouse
7 23 (4.57%) Big Data
8 16 (3.18%) SAP BW
9 15 (2.98%) BusinessObjects
9 15 (2.98%) Hadoop
9 15 (2.98%) Qlik Sense
9 15 (2.98%) QlikView
9 15 (2.98%) SAP HANA
10 13 (2.58%) NoSQL
10 13 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
11 12 (2.39%) Oracle Reports
12 10 (1.99%) Apache Hive
13 8 (1.59%) DB2
13 8 (1.59%) HBase
Development Applications
1 71 (14.12%) Git (software)
2 46 (9.15%) Jenkins
3 30 (5.96%) Subversion
4 23 (4.57%) JIRA
5 19 (3.78%) Selenium
6 10 (1.99%) Cucumber
6 10 (1.99%) ProC
6 10 (1.99%) Rational DOORS
7 9 (1.79%) Eclipse
7 9 (1.79%) Maven
7 9 (1.79%) PowerBuilder
8 8 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (1.59%) JUnit
9 7 (1.39%) PVCS
9 7 (1.39%) SoapUI
10 6 (1.19%) CMake
10 6 (1.19%) Gerrit
10 6 (1.19%) JMeter
10 6 (1.19%) Mockito
10 6 (1.19%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 114 (22.66%) Finance
2 30 (5.96%) Manufacturing
3 28 (5.57%) Telecoms
4 22 (4.37%) Retail
5 17 (3.38%) Legal
6 14 (2.78%) Banking
7 12 (2.39%) Marketing
8 10 (1.99%) Public Sector
9 9 (1.79%) Back Office
10 7 (1.39%) Electronics
11 4 (0.80%) Automotive
11 4 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.60%) Billing
13 2 (0.40%) German Language
13 2 (0.40%) Military
14 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.20%) Fire and Rescue
14 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 81 (16.10%) Analyst
2 76 (15.11%) Developer
3 44 (8.75%) Support Analyst
4 43 (8.55%) Architect
5 36 (7.16%) Administrator
6 33 (6.56%) Applications Support
6 33 (6.56%) Java Developer
7 30 (5.96%) Consultant
7 30 (5.96%) Network Engineer
7 30 (5.96%) Software Engineer
8 27 (5.37%) Oracle Analyst
9 26 (5.17%) Team Leader
10 25 (4.97%) Senior Software Engineer
11 24 (4.77%) Unix Engineer
12 23 (4.57%) Linux Engineer
13 21 (4.17%) SQL Analyst
13 21 (4.17%) Support Engineer
14 20 (3.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 17 (3.38%) Oracle Support Analyst
16 15 (2.98%) SAP Basis Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (6.96%) Web Services
2 27 (5.37%) .NET
3 26 (5.17%) Middleware
4 25 (4.97%) SOAP
5 22 (4.37%) REST
5 22 (4.37%) XML
6 19 (3.78%) Spring
7 18 (3.58%) HTML
8 17 (3.38%) JSON
8 17 (3.38%) Node.js
9 16 (3.18%) SAP Basis
10 15 (2.98%) jQuery
10 15 (2.98%) SAP XI
11 12 (2.39%) ASP.NET
11 12 (2.39%) CSS
11 12 (2.39%) EDI
12 11 (2.19%) Kafka
13 9 (1.79%) HTML5
13 9 (1.79%) Sensu
14 8 (1.59%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 88 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (8.75%) Data Centre
3 33 (6.56%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.18%) Linux Command Line
4 16 (3.18%) PKI
5 14 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 14 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (2.58%) Client/Server
7 11 (2.19%) Algorithms
7 11 (2.19%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (1.99%) Virtual Team
9 9 (1.79%) Public Cloud
9 9 (1.79%) Reinsurance
10 8 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.59%) Enterprise Storage
11 7 (1.39%) User Experience
12 6 (1.19%) Clustering
12 6 (1.19%) Mainframe
13 5 (0.99%) N-Tier
14 4 (0.80%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 329 (65.41%) Linux
2 208 (41.35%) Windows
3 53 (10.54%) Windows Server
4 39 (7.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 33 (6.56%) Solaris
6 21 (4.17%) AIX
7 14 (2.78%) Windows 7
8 11 (2.19%) Windows 10
8 11 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (1.99%) CentOS
10 9 (1.79%) Windows Server 2016
11 7 (1.39%) HPUX
11 7 (1.39%) Ubuntu
11 7 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (0.99%) Debian
12 5 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.60%) zOS
14 2 (0.40%) Android
14 2 (0.40%) SUSE
15 1 (0.20%) IRIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (23.66%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (18.49%) Problem-Solving
3 70 (13.92%) Computer Science
4 60 (11.93%) DevOps
5 51 (10.14%) Software Engineering
6 45 (8.95%) Configuration Management
7 41 (8.15%) Mentoring
8 35 (6.96%) Test Automation
9 33 (6.56%) Coaching
10 31 (6.16%) Business Intelligence
10 31 (6.16%) Information Security
10 31 (6.16%) Project Management
10 31 (6.16%) UML
10 31 (6.16%) Waterfall
11 30 (5.96%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (5.96%) Scrum
12 29 (5.77%) ITIL
12 29 (5.77%) Unit Testing
13 28 (5.57%) Change Management
13 28 (5.57%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 144 (28.63%) SQL
2 143 (28.43%) Java
3 77 (15.31%) Python
4 75 (14.91%) PL/SQL
5 61 (12.13%) C
6 53 (10.54%) Shell Script
7 50 (9.94%) Perl
8 46 (9.15%) JavaScript
9 45 (8.95%) Bash Shell
10 41 (8.15%) C#
11 35 (6.96%) C++
12 30 (5.96%) PHP
13 29 (5.77%) PowerShell
14 10 (1.99%) Korn
15 6 (1.19%) AWK
15 6 (1.19%) Groovy
15 6 (1.19%) Ruby
15 6 (1.19%) sed
16 4 (0.80%) Go
16 4 (0.80%) Lua
Qualifications
1 97 (19.28%) Degree
2 30 (5.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (5.77%) CCNA
3 29 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (5.37%) CCNP
5 24 (4.77%) Security Cleared
6 18 (3.58%) SC Cleared
7 17 (3.38%) JNCIS
8 14 (2.78%) JNCIA
9 10 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (1.39%) CISSP
11 7 (1.39%) ISTQB
11 7 (1.39%) JNCIE
12 4 (0.80%) CCIE
12 4 (0.80%) CISM
12 4 (0.80%) ISEB
12 4 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.80%) MCP
12 4 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.56%) QA
2 21 (4.17%) GDPR
2 21 (4.17%) PCI DSS
3 11 (2.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 11 (2.19%) SLA
4 6 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 15288
5 4 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.60%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.60%) NIST
7 1 (0.20%) COBIT
7 1 (0.20%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.20%) PSD2
System Software
1 43 (8.55%) Docker
2 22 (4.37%) Active Directory
3 18 (3.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (3.18%) vSphere
5 9 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (1.39%) Firmware
6 7 (1.39%) XenApp
7 6 (1.19%) Hyper-V
7 6 (1.19%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (0.99%) VMware NSX
8 5 (0.99%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.80%) LXC
9 4 (0.80%) NFS
10 3 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.40%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.40%) HDFS
11 2 (0.40%) KVM
11 2 (0.40%) PowerHA
12 1 (0.20%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 45 (8.95%) Ansible
2 35 (6.96%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (5.96%) Puppet
4 18 (3.58%) Kubernetes
5 10 (1.99%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (1.99%) SCCM
6 9 (1.79%) Nagios
6 9 (1.79%) ZABBIX
7 8 (1.59%) Cisco Prime
7 8 (1.59%) SolarWinds Orion
8 7 (1.39%) EMC NetWorker
9 6 (1.19%) CFEngine
9 6 (1.19%) Salt
10 5 (0.99%) HP ALM
10 5 (0.99%) Red Hat Satellite
10 5 (0.99%) SELinux
10 5 (0.99%) vRealize
11 4 (0.80%) Cisco CUCM
11 4 (0.80%) SCOM
11 4 (0.80%) Terraform
Vendors
1 170 (33.80%) Oracle
2 62 (12.33%) Microsoft
3 50 (9.94%) Cisco
4 44 (8.75%) VMware
5 37 (7.36%) HP
6 35 (6.96%) IBM
7 33 (6.56%) Red Hat
8 29 (5.77%) Juniper
9 26 (5.17%) Sun
10 22 (4.37%) SAP
11 21 (4.17%) Informatica
12 19 (3.78%) Brocade
13 18 (3.58%) EMC
14 16 (3.18%) F5
14 16 (3.18%) NetApp
15 15 (2.98%) Palo Alto
16 14 (2.78%) Citrix
17 12 (2.39%) SolarWinds
18 11 (2.19%) Google
18 11 (2.19%) Splunk