Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > South East
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 66 57
Rank change year-on-year -35 -9 -14
Permanent jobs citing Unix 878 1,274 1,753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.95% 4.34% 4.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.76% 15.33% 15.81%
Number of salaries quoted 687 1,030 1,407
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 £28,750 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,850 £62,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £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 7,468 8,310 11,085
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.06% 28.32% 29.94%
Number of salaries quoted 6,112 7,108 9,591
South East median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% -2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 -69 292 £50,000 +5.26% 47
Hampshire +7 260 £50,500 +12.22% 28
Surrey -39 194 £50,000 - 32
Berkshire -68 180 £50,000 +5.26% 29
West Sussex -16 74 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Buckinghamshire -17 68 £38,750 -17.55% 8
Oxfordshire -23 44 £50,000 - 10
East Sussex -32 27 £40,000 -15.79% 3
Kent -5 17 £40,000 +1.27% 2
Isle of Wight - 8 £32,500 - 2
Middlesex +7 3 £60,000 +20.00%
Home Counties - 1 - -
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 565 (64.35%) Linux
2 373 (42.48%) SQL
3 358 (40.77%) Oracle
4 292 (33.26%) Windows
5 243 (27.68%) Java
6 234 (26.65%) Agile Software Development
7 178 (20.27%) Python
7 178 (20.27%) Degree
8 170 (19.36%) Finance
9 147 (16.74%) JavaScript
10 145 (16.51%) Shell Script
11 134 (15.26%) Microsoft
12 133 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
13 131 (14.92%) DevOps
14 115 (13.10%) Oracle Database
15 111 (12.64%) PL/SQL
16 109 (12.41%) Relational Database
17 107 (12.19%) ITIL
17 107 (12.19%) Problem-Solving
18 104 (11.85%) Git (software)
19 102 (11.62%) C
19 102 (11.62%) SQL Server
20 101 (11.50%) Software Engineering
21 96 (10.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 93 (10.59%) C#
23 92 (10.48%) SDLC
24 90 (10.25%) Bash Shell
25 83 (9.45%) HTML
26 80 (9.11%) Waterfall
27 79 (9.00%) Perl

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 59 (6.72%) IIS
2 55 (6.26%) WebLogic
3 45 (5.13%) Apache
4 38 (4.33%) JBoss
5 21 (2.39%) WebSphere
6 20 (2.28%) Tomcat
7 18 (2.05%) OpenStack
8 11 (1.25%) Confluence
8 11 (1.25%) Drupal
8 11 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 9 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (0.91%) NetWeaver
10 8 (0.91%) Oracle Application Server
11 7 (0.80%) IPython
11 7 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
12 6 (0.68%) Apache Spark
12 6 (0.68%) Moodle
12 6 (0.68%) nginx
12 6 (0.68%) SAS
12 6 (0.68%) Totara
Applications
1 33 (3.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (1.59%) MS Visio
3 13 (1.48%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (2.39%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (2.05%) Oracle Applications
2 18 (2.05%) Oracle EBS R12
3 12 (1.37%) Oracle 11i
4 9 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
5 8 (0.91%) NetSuite
6 5 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
6 5 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (0.57%) Oracle Receivables
7 4 (0.46%) SAP CRM
7 4 (0.46%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
9 1 (0.11%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 133 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
2 74 (8.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (2.62%) GitHub
3 23 (2.62%) IaaS
4 22 (2.51%) Amazon EC2
4 22 (2.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 20 (2.28%) Amazon Glacier
5 20 (2.28%) Amazon S3
5 20 (2.28%) SaaS
6 17 (1.94%) Amazon ELB
7 15 (1.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 10 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (0.80%) Office 365
10 6 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (0.68%) PaaS
11 3 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.34%) IBM Cloud
12 2 (0.23%) Amazon Kinesis
12 2 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.23%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 50 (5.69%) Network Security
2 46 (5.24%) SAN
3 37 (4.21%) Internet
4 35 (3.99%) Firewall
5 34 (3.87%) TCP/IP
6 31 (3.53%) LAN
7 29 (3.30%) DNS
8 25 (2.85%) WAN
9 22 (2.51%) DHCP
10 21 (2.39%) NAS
11 14 (1.59%) SSH
12 13 (1.48%) Fibre Channel
13 11 (1.25%) VPN
14 10 (1.14%) BIG-IP
14 10 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (1.14%) HTTP
15 9 (1.03%) ATM
15 9 (1.03%) FCoE
15 9 (1.03%) iSCSI
15 9 (1.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (13.10%) Oracle Database
2 109 (12.41%) Relational Database
3 102 (11.62%) SQL Server
4 62 (7.06%) RDBMS
5 51 (5.81%) MySQL
6 47 (5.35%) Data Warehouse
7 41 (4.67%) Hadoop
8 39 (4.44%) Big Data
8 39 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
9 32 (3.64%) MongoDB
9 32 (3.64%) NoSQL
10 26 (2.96%) Oracle Reports
11 24 (2.73%) Oracle Database 12c
12 21 (2.39%) SQLPlus
13 19 (2.16%) DB2
13 19 (2.16%) Oracle BI EE
13 19 (2.16%) Oracle Database 11g
14 14 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
15 13 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
16 10 (1.14%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 104 (11.85%) Git (software)
2 62 (7.06%) Jenkins
3 41 (4.67%) JIRA
3 41 (4.67%) Oracle Forms
4 25 (2.85%) Subversion
5 20 (2.28%) Eclipse
5 20 (2.28%) JUnit
6 17 (1.94%) Bitbucket
7 16 (1.82%) Gradle
8 13 (1.48%) Selenium
9 12 (1.37%) Cucumber
9 12 (1.37%) SoapUI
10 11 (1.25%) IntelliJ
10 11 (1.25%) ProC
11 10 (1.14%) SonarQube
12 9 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (1.03%) Maven
13 8 (0.91%) JMeter
13 8 (0.91%) LoadUI
13 8 (0.91%) Oracle APEX
General
1 170 (19.36%) Finance
2 47 (5.35%) German Language
3 36 (4.10%) Banking
4 33 (3.76%) Telecoms
5 26 (2.96%) French Language
6 23 (2.62%) Retail
7 20 (2.28%) Italian Language
7 20 (2.28%) Spanish Language
8 17 (1.94%) Games
9 16 (1.82%) Back Office
10 7 (0.80%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.68%) Legal
11 6 (0.68%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.68%) Publishing
12 5 (0.57%) Marketing
13 4 (0.46%) Billing
14 3 (0.34%) Electronics
15 2 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.11%) Advertising
16 1 (0.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 234 (26.65%) Developer
2 124 (14.12%) Analyst
3 81 (9.23%) Support Engineer
4 76 (8.66%) Support Analyst
5 57 (6.49%) Software Engineer
6 54 (6.15%) DBA
7 52 (5.92%) Technical Support
8 47 (5.35%) Applications Support
9 44 (5.01%) Architect
10 43 (4.90%) DevOps Engineer
11 41 (4.67%) Java Developer
12 38 (4.33%) Senior Developer
13 37 (4.21%) Linux Engineer
14 36 (4.10%) Administrator
15 35 (3.99%) Oracle Developer
15 35 (3.99%) Software Developer
16 33 (3.76%) Technical Analyst
16 33 (3.76%) Unix Support
17 32 (3.64%) Consultant
18 29 (3.30%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (9.45%) HTML
2 66 (7.52%) Web Services
3 62 (7.06%) Middleware
4 59 (6.72%) .NET
4 59 (6.72%) XML
5 53 (6.04%) AngularJS
6 52 (5.92%) CSS
7 41 (4.67%) Node.js
8 38 (4.33%) WPF
9 35 (3.99%) Spring
10 34 (3.87%) jQuery
11 31 (3.53%) SOAP
12 29 (3.30%) REST
13 27 (3.08%) J2EE
14 24 (2.73%) ASP.NET
15 22 (2.51%) LDAP
16 19 (2.16%) JSON
16 19 (2.16%) RESTful
17 18 (2.05%) Ajax
18 15 (1.71%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 60 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (6.38%) Computer Science
3 51 (5.81%) Data Centre
4 44 (5.01%) Linux Command Line
5 30 (3.42%) Management Information System
6 25 (2.85%) Self-Motivation
6 25 (2.85%) Virtual Team
7 24 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
8 21 (2.39%) Mainframe
8 21 (2.39%) Replication
9 15 (1.71%) Clustering
10 14 (1.59%) Fintech
11 13 (1.48%) Device Driver
11 13 (1.48%) Public Cloud
12 12 (1.37%) Client/Server
13 11 (1.25%) Algorithms
14 10 (1.14%) PMI
15 8 (0.91%) CMDB
16 7 (0.80%) Smart Meter
17 6 (0.68%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 565 (64.35%) Linux
2 292 (33.26%) Windows
3 96 (10.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 76 (8.66%) Windows Server
5 53 (6.04%) AIX
6 46 (5.24%) Solaris
7 37 (4.21%) Mac OS X
8 24 (2.73%) Apple iOS
9 23 (2.62%) Android
10 21 (2.39%) CentOS
11 18 (2.05%) Ubuntu
12 17 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (1.59%) Mac OS
15 9 (1.03%) Debian
16 7 (0.80%) Windows NT
16 7 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
17 6 (0.68%) HPUX
18 5 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
18 5 (0.57%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (26.65%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (14.92%) DevOps
3 107 (12.19%) ITIL
3 107 (12.19%) Problem-Solving
4 101 (11.50%) Software Engineering
5 92 (10.48%) SDLC
6 80 (9.11%) Waterfall
7 73 (8.31%) Continuous Integration
8 59 (6.72%) Scrum
9 56 (6.38%) Performance Monitoring
10 55 (6.26%) Project Management
11 51 (5.81%) Customer Requirements
12 46 (5.24%) Data Analysis
13 44 (5.01%) Data Architecture
13 44 (5.01%) Mathematics
14 42 (4.78%) Business Intelligence
15 39 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
15 39 (4.44%) Problem Management
15 39 (4.44%) System Testing
16 38 (4.33%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 373 (42.48%) SQL
2 243 (27.68%) Java
3 178 (20.27%) Python
4 147 (16.74%) JavaScript
5 145 (16.51%) Shell Script
6 111 (12.64%) PL/SQL
7 102 (11.62%) C
8 93 (10.59%) C#
9 90 (10.25%) Bash Shell
10 79 (9.00%) Perl
11 77 (8.77%) C++
12 45 (5.13%) PowerShell
13 40 (4.56%) PHP
14 28 (3.19%) Ruby
15 20 (2.28%) Korn
16 18 (2.05%) Java 8
17 14 (1.59%) Groovy
18 13 (1.48%) Go
19 11 (1.25%) VB
20 10 (1.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 178 (20.27%) Degree
2 77 (8.77%) Security Cleared
3 40 (4.56%) DV Cleared
4 38 (4.33%) SC Cleared
5 26 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (1.25%) CCNA
6 11 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (1.14%) MCSE
7 10 (1.14%) PMI Certification
7 10 (1.14%) RHCE
8 9 (1.03%) CEH
8 9 (1.03%) CISSP
8 9 (1.03%) RHCSA
8 9 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (0.91%) GIAC
10 6 (0.68%) ISTQB
11 5 (0.57%) CISA
11 5 (0.57%) CISM
12 4 (0.46%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (5.35%) QA
2 32 (3.64%) SLA
3 30 (3.42%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 4 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.46%) PMBOK
4 4 (0.46%) PMO
4 4 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.23%) COBIT
5 2 (0.23%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.23%) GDPR
6 1 (0.11%) GCP
System Software
1 54 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (5.24%) Docker
3 42 (4.78%) Active Directory
4 25 (2.85%) Oracle RAC
5 12 (1.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 10 (1.14%) Virtual Desktop
7 9 (1.03%) Samba
7 9 (1.03%) vCloud
7 9 (1.03%) vSphere
8 8 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (0.91%) XenApp
8 8 (0.91%) XenServer
9 6 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 6 (0.68%) Hyper-V
9 6 (0.68%) LXC
10 4 (0.46%) GlusterFS
10 4 (0.46%) HDFS
10 4 (0.46%) Postfix
10 4 (0.46%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.34%) NFS
Systems Management
1 60 (6.83%) Ansible
2 47 (5.35%) Puppet
3 39 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (2.73%) Data Guard
5 21 (2.39%) NetBackup
6 17 (1.94%) Terraform
7 16 (1.82%) Kubernetes
8 14 (1.59%) Red Hat Satellite
9 12 (1.37%) Oracle RMAN
10 10 (1.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 9 (1.03%) HP ALM
11 9 (1.03%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 6 (0.68%) OpenView
12 6 (0.68%) Oracle ZFS
13 5 (0.57%) EMC NetWorker
13 5 (0.57%) Hadoop YARN
13 5 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 5 (0.57%) WSUS
13 5 (0.57%) ZABBIX
14 4 (0.46%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 358 (40.77%) Oracle
2 134 (15.26%) Microsoft
3 74 (8.43%) VMware
4 71 (8.09%) Red Hat
5 46 (5.24%) IBM
6 34 (3.87%) Cisco
7 27 (3.08%) TOWER Software
8 24 (2.73%) Citrix
8 24 (2.73%) HP
9 21 (2.39%) Atlassian
10 19 (2.16%) SAP
11 17 (1.94%) Remedy
11 17 (1.94%) ServiceNow
12 16 (1.82%) NetApp
13 15 (1.71%) EMC
14 13 (1.48%) Centrify
14 13 (1.48%) Symantec
15 12 (1.37%) CA
15 12 (1.37%) CheckPoint
15 12 (1.37%) Juniper