Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 50 41
Rank change year-on-year -25 -9 +10
Permanent jobs citing Unix 1245 1772 2417
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.11% 5.07% 5.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.98% 17.88% 19.57%
Number of salaries quoted 975 1311 2104
South East median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £63,750
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 8309 9910 12352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.40% 28.33% 28.88%
Number of salaries quoted 7164 8474 10621
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £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 19 November 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 19 November 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 -25 500 £47,000 -6.00% 32
Surrey +5 360 £50,000 -4.76% 10
Berkshire -19 326 £45,000 -10.00% 18
Hampshire -55 198 £45,000 -4.26% 10
West Sussex -5 117 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Buckinghamshire +16 89 £47,000 +8.67% 8
Oxfordshire -11 85 £50,000 - 6
East Sussex -12 43 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Kent +32 25 £44,500 +11.25% 4
Sussex - 8 - - 1
Middlesex +6 1 - -
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 856 (68.76%) Linux
2 451 (36.22%) SQL
3 445 (35.74%) Windows
4 391 (31.41%) Oracle
5 355 (28.51%) Java
6 294 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
7 210 (16.87%) Python
8 208 (16.71%) Finance
9 206 (16.55%) Degree
10 200 (16.06%) ITIL
11 189 (15.18%) C++
12 157 (12.61%) C
12 157 (12.61%) Software Engineering
13 156 (12.53%) Perl
14 154 (12.37%) Red Hat
14 154 (12.37%) Computer Science
15 147 (11.81%) Shell Script
16 145 (11.65%) PL/SQL
17 144 (11.57%) DevOps
18 142 (11.41%) Amazon AWS
19 141 (11.33%) Security Cleared
19 141 (11.33%) JavaScript
20 140 (11.24%) Firewall
21 138 (11.08%) Solaris
21 138 (11.08%) TCP/IP
22 136 (10.92%) Bash Shell
23 132 (10.60%) Git (software)
24 125 (10.04%) Relational Database
25 123 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
26 119 (9.56%) Oracle Database

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 71 (5.70%) Apache
2 60 (4.82%) Tomcat
3 45 (3.61%) WebLogic
4 39 (3.13%) JBoss
5 30 (2.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 26 (2.09%) WebSphere
7 24 (1.93%) Confluence
8 22 (1.77%) CMS
9 21 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
9 21 (1.69%) IIS
9 21 (1.69%) SAS
10 19 (1.53%) nginx
11 16 (1.29%) SharePoint
12 13 (1.04%) Drupal
13 11 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
14 10 (0.80%) OpenStack
14 10 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
15 9 (0.72%) Apache Spark
16 6 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
17 5 (0.40%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 43 (3.45%) MS Visio
2 22 (1.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
4 16 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.24%) EngageOne
6 1 (0.080%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 20 (1.61%) Oracle BPM
2 13 (1.04%) Teamcenter
3 9 (0.72%) Oracle General Ledger
4 7 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.40%) Hyperion Planning
5 5 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
5 5 (0.40%) Postilion
5 5 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
6 4 (0.32%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (0.24%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.24%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.24%) Unica
8 2 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.080%) Magento
9 1 (0.080%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 142 (11.41%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (3.78%) SaaS
3 33 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (1.20%) Office 365
5 14 (1.12%) PaaS
6 10 (0.80%) IaaS
7 9 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (0.64%) Amazon S3
8 8 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (0.56%) GitHub
10 6 (0.48%) OpenShift
11 5 (0.40%) FinancialForce
12 4 (0.32%) Amazon Kinesis
12 4 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
12 4 (0.32%) Trello
13 3 (0.24%) G Suite
13 3 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.24%) Rackspace Cloud
13 3 (0.24%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 140 (11.24%) Firewall
2 138 (11.08%) TCP/IP
3 68 (5.46%) SAN
4 56 (4.50%) DNS
5 47 (3.78%) Internet
6 45 (3.61%) WAN
7 44 (3.53%) BGP
8 41 (3.29%) LAN
9 34 (2.73%) HTTP
9 34 (2.73%) OSPF
10 31 (2.49%) Ethernet
11 29 (2.33%) SSL
12 26 (2.09%) LDAP
13 23 (1.85%) Network Security
14 22 (1.77%) DHCP
15 20 (1.61%) SS7
15 20 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
16 19 (1.53%) MPLS
16 19 (1.53%) VPN
17 17 (1.37%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (10.04%) Relational Database
2 119 (9.56%) Oracle Database
3 105 (8.43%) MySQL
4 85 (6.83%) NoSQL
5 62 (4.98%) SQL Server
6 60 (4.82%) PostgreSQL
7 57 (4.58%) Oracle Database 11g
8 54 (4.34%) Oracle Database 12c
9 50 (4.02%) DB2
10 44 (3.53%) Big Data
11 37 (2.97%) MongoDB
12 30 (2.41%) Hadoop
12 30 (2.41%) RDBMS
13 29 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
14 24 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
15 18 (1.45%) Data Mining
16 17 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
17 16 (1.29%) Oracle Exadata
18 15 (1.20%) OLTP
19 14 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 132 (10.60%) Git (software)
2 89 (7.15%) Jenkins
3 85 (6.83%) JIRA
4 83 (6.67%) Subversion
5 67 (5.38%) Maven
6 35 (2.81%) JUnit
6 35 (2.81%) ProC
7 30 (2.41%) Oracle Forms
8 28 (2.25%) PVCS
9 25 (2.01%) Selenium
10 24 (1.93%) Eclipse
11 21 (1.69%) Vagrant
12 20 (1.61%) Cucumber
13 18 (1.45%) Oracle APEX
14 17 (1.37%) Rational DOORS
15 16 (1.29%) Visual Studio
16 13 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 12 (0.96%) SoapUI
18 11 (0.88%) Ant
19 10 (0.80%) Gradle
General
1 208 (16.71%) Finance
2 92 (7.39%) Telecoms
3 46 (3.69%) Banking
3 46 (3.69%) German Language
4 38 (3.05%) French Language
5 33 (2.65%) Automotive
6 32 (2.57%) Manufacturing
7 27 (2.17%) Aerospace
8 25 (2.01%) Marketing
9 23 (1.85%) Digital Economy
10 19 (1.53%) Electronics
11 17 (1.37%) Retail
12 16 (1.29%) Military
13 15 (1.20%) Legal
14 10 (0.80%) Games
15 9 (0.72%) Back Office
15 9 (0.72%) Publishing
16 5 (0.40%) Billing
16 5 (0.40%) General Ledger
17 3 (0.24%) Hindi Language
Job Titles
1 264 (21.20%) Developer
2 174 (13.98%) Analyst
3 113 (9.08%) Linux Engineer
4 90 (7.23%) Administrator
5 85 (6.83%) Software Engineer
6 72 (5.78%) Java Developer
7 71 (5.70%) Applications Support
7 71 (5.70%) Consultant
7 71 (5.70%) DevOps Engineer
8 70 (5.62%) Support Engineer
9 69 (5.54%) Unix Engineer
10 65 (5.22%) Software Developer
11 62 (4.98%) Network Engineer
12 61 (4.90%) Oracle Developer
13 54 (4.34%) Systems Administrator
14 48 (3.86%) Linux Administrator
15 47 (3.78%) C++ Software Engineer
15 47 (3.78%) Support Analyst
16 45 (3.61%) Pensions Analyst
16 45 (3.61%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (8.92%) XML
2 109 (8.76%) HTML
3 88 (7.07%) Web Services
4 75 (6.02%) J2EE
4 75 (6.02%) Middleware
4 75 (6.02%) Spring
5 73 (5.86%) CSS
6 63 (5.06%) SOAP
7 56 (4.50%) REST
8 54 (4.34%) Java EE
9 49 (3.94%) .NET
9 49 (3.94%) AngularJS
10 47 (3.78%) JSON
11 40 (3.21%) jQuery
12 34 (2.73%) JPA
13 33 (2.65%) HTML5
14 32 (2.57%) Hibernate
15 29 (2.33%) Spring Boot
16 24 (1.93%) EJB
17 23 (1.85%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 154 (12.37%) Computer Science
2 123 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
3 98 (7.87%) Data Centre
4 64 (5.14%) Management Information System
5 46 (3.69%) Algorithms
6 38 (3.05%) Linux Command Line
7 33 (2.65%) Fintech
8 23 (1.85%) PKI
9 22 (1.77%) Replication
10 17 (1.37%) Client/Server
10 17 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (1.29%) Clustering
12 15 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 14 (1.12%) Smartphone
13 14 (1.12%) Virtual Team
14 13 (1.04%) Data Structures
14 13 (1.04%) Mobile App
15 11 (0.88%) Cybercrime
15 11 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
15 11 (0.88%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 856 (68.76%) Linux
2 445 (35.74%) Windows
3 138 (11.08%) Solaris
4 112 (9.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 78 (6.27%) AIX
6 60 (4.82%) Windows Server
7 45 (3.61%) CentOS
8 39 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 39 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 36 (2.89%) Android
10 28 (2.25%) Windows 2000
11 25 (2.01%) Mac OS
12 21 (1.69%) Apple iOS
13 20 (1.61%) Ubuntu
14 18 (1.45%) zOS
15 17 (1.37%) Debian
16 15 (1.20%) HPUX
16 15 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
17 9 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
17 9 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
2 200 (16.06%) ITIL
3 157 (12.61%) Software Engineering
4 144 (11.57%) DevOps
5 114 (9.16%) SDLC
6 112 (9.00%) Scrum
7 95 (7.63%) Test Automation
8 93 (7.47%) Mentoring
9 81 (6.51%) Configuration Management
10 79 (6.35%) Open Source
11 77 (6.18%) Project Management
12 70 (5.62%) Continuous Integration
13 60 (4.82%) Workflow
14 58 (4.66%) OO
14 58 (4.66%) UML
15 57 (4.58%) Mathematics
16 52 (4.18%) SOA
17 50 (4.02%) Performance Tuning
17 50 (4.02%) Web Development
18 49 (3.94%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 451 (36.22%) SQL
2 355 (28.51%) Java
3 210 (16.87%) Python
4 189 (15.18%) C++
5 157 (12.61%) C
6 156 (12.53%) Perl
7 147 (11.81%) Shell Script
8 145 (11.65%) PL/SQL
9 141 (11.33%) JavaScript
10 136 (10.92%) Bash Shell
11 84 (6.75%) C#
12 69 (5.54%) PHP
13 53 (4.26%) PowerShell
14 36 (2.89%) Ruby
15 33 (2.65%) Scala
16 31 (2.49%) VB
17 25 (2.01%) Bourne shell
18 24 (1.93%) Korn
19 23 (1.85%) Groovy
20 19 (1.53%) Go
Qualifications
1 206 (16.55%) Degree
2 141 (11.33%) Security Cleared
3 99 (7.95%) SC Cleared
4 67 (5.38%) Computer Science Degree
5 38 (3.05%) Cisco Certification
6 34 (2.73%) DV Cleared
7 24 (1.93%) CCNP
8 22 (1.77%) CISSP
9 19 (1.53%) AWS Certification
9 19 (1.53%) RHCE
10 18 (1.45%) ISTQB
11 17 (1.37%) PhD
12 16 (1.29%) JNCIA
13 15 (1.20%) CEH
13 15 (1.20%) CISM
13 15 (1.20%) RHCSA
14 14 (1.12%) CCNA
15 10 (0.80%) CCIE
15 10 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
15 10 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (6.18%) SLA
2 53 (4.26%) QA
3 11 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.80%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.80%) PMO
5 6 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.40%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.32%) SAS 70
8 3 (0.24%) GDPR
8 3 (0.24%) ISO 22301
8 3 (0.24%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.080%) COBIT
10 1 (0.080%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.080%) PMBOK
System Software
1 79 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 73 (5.86%) Docker
3 47 (3.78%) Active Directory
4 25 (2.01%) Oracle RAC
5 22 (1.77%) Virtual Machines
6 16 (1.29%) Hyper-V
7 15 (1.20%) Samba
8 13 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (0.88%) GlusterFS
9 11 (0.88%) iptables
10 10 (0.80%) HDFS
10 10 (0.80%) vSphere
11 6 (0.48%) Firmware
11 6 (0.48%) NFS
11 6 (0.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 6 (0.48%) VMware NSX
12 5 (0.40%) GPFS
12 5 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.32%) Job Entry Subsystem
14 3 (0.24%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 80 (6.43%) Puppet
2 60 (4.82%) Opscode Chef
3 52 (4.18%) Ansible
4 36 (2.89%) Nagios
5 35 (2.81%) Red Hat Satellite
6 32 (2.57%) Tivoli
7 31 (2.49%) Terraform
8 25 (2.01%) Oracle ZFS
9 23 (1.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 20 (1.61%) Oracle RMAN
11 17 (1.37%) Cacti
12 16 (1.29%) NetBackup
13 15 (1.20%) Data Guard
14 13 (1.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 10 (0.80%) SolarWinds Orion
16 9 (0.72%) Kubernetes
16 9 (0.72%) SCOM
16 9 (0.72%) vCenter Server
17 8 (0.64%) CSIRT
17 8 (0.64%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 391 (31.41%) Oracle
2 154 (12.37%) Red Hat
3 119 (9.56%) VMware
4 100 (8.03%) Cisco
5 94 (7.55%) Microsoft
6 86 (6.91%) Juniper
7 65 (5.22%) F5
8 58 (4.66%) HP
9 57 (4.58%) IBM
10 51 (4.10%) Palo Alto
11 47 (3.78%) CheckPoint
12 42 (3.37%) Sun
13 41 (3.29%) Blue Coat
14 38 (3.05%) Crossbeam
15 35 (2.81%) EMC
16 34 (2.73%) NetApp
17 33 (2.65%) Sourcefire
18 31 (2.49%) SAP
19 23 (1.85%) Splunk
20 22 (1.77%) Brocade