Period
to 12 August 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 12 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > South East
6 months to
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 141 125 105
Rank change year-on-year -16 -20 -37
Permanent jobs citing Unix 212 691 861
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.96% 2.65% 2.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.25% 10.49% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 146 597 680
Median annual salary £52,250 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.48% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £69,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.11% +0.91% +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 2,571 6,585 7,458
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 23.81% 25.22% 25.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2,094 5,352 6,106
Median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +4.94%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £23,875
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 12 August 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 12 August 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 +13 61 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Hampshire +20 60 £50,000 +17.65% 7
Thames Valley -30 50 £50,000 -4.76% 5
Berkshire -18 36 £57,500 +9.52% 2
West Sussex +15 28 £49,750 - 1
East Sussex +55 10 £76,250 +117.86%
Oxfordshire +23 10 £47,500 -13.64% 1
Buckinghamshire +45 4 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Isle of Wight +17 2 £37,500 -
Kent +42 1 £60,000 +80.45%
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 12 August 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.

1 144 (67.92%) Linux
2 88 (41.51%) Windows
3 78 (36.79%) Java
4 68 (32.08%) Oracle
5 61 (28.77%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (24.06%) AWS
7 48 (22.64%) SQL
8 46 (21.70%) Python
8 46 (21.70%) Problem-Solving
9 39 (18.40%) Finance
10 35 (16.51%) Azure
11 34 (16.04%) Degree
11 34 (16.04%) Git (software)
11 34 (16.04%) JavaScript
12 31 (14.62%) Jenkins
12 31 (14.62%) Analytical Skills
13 30 (14.15%) Oracle Database
13 30 (14.15%) Microsoft
13 30 (14.15%) VMware
14 29 (13.68%) SQL Server
15 27 (12.74%) Continuous Improvement
15 27 (12.74%) Windows Server
16 26 (12.26%) C
17 25 (11.79%) Solaris
18 24 (11.32%) Bash Shell
18 24 (11.32%) Ansible
19 23 (10.85%) DevOps
19 23 (10.85%) PowerShell
19 23 (10.85%) QA
19 23 (10.85%) PL/SQL

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 12 (5.66%) Apache
2 7 (3.30%) WebLogic
3 6 (2.83%) IIS
4 5 (2.36%) Apache Spark
4 5 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (2.36%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.36%) nginx
5 4 (1.89%) Confluence
5 4 (1.89%) Oracle Application Server
5 4 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (1.89%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.94%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.47%) GemFire
7 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (4.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.36%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.47%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 51 (24.06%) AWS
2 35 (16.51%) Azure
3 8 (3.77%) GitHub
4 6 (2.83%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (2.36%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.89%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.89%) Office 365
6 4 (1.89%) Power Platform
7 3 (1.42%) Serverless
8 2 (0.94%) IaaS
8 2 (0.94%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.94%) PaaS
8 2 (0.94%) SaaS
9 1 (0.47%) Amazon Glacier
9 1 (0.47%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.47%) GCP
9 1 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.96%) Firewall
2 15 (7.08%) Internet
2 15 (7.08%) TCP/IP
3 11 (5.19%) BGP
3 11 (5.19%) DNS
3 11 (5.19%) OSPF
4 10 (4.72%) LAN
5 9 (4.25%) DHCP
5 9 (4.25%) NetScreen
6 5 (2.36%) 2G
6 5 (2.36%) 3G
6 5 (2.36%) 4G
6 5 (2.36%) Diameter Protocol
6 5 (2.36%) GSM
6 5 (2.36%) SIGTRAN
6 5 (2.36%) SS7
6 5 (2.36%) Wireshark
7 4 (1.89%) MGW
7 4 (1.89%) VoLTE
7 4 (1.89%) VoWiFi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (14.15%) Oracle Database
2 29 (13.68%) SQL Server
3 18 (8.49%) Relational Database
4 17 (8.02%) MongoDB
4 17 (8.02%) NoSQL
5 16 (7.55%) RDBMS
6 14 (6.60%) Big Data
7 12 (5.66%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (4.72%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (3.77%) Hadoop
10 8 (3.77%) MySQL
11 6 (2.83%) Apache Hive
11 6 (2.83%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (2.83%) Oracle Database 12c
11 6 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (2.83%) Qlik Sense
11 6 (2.83%) QlikView
12 5 (2.36%) HBase
12 5 (2.36%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 34 (16.04%) Git (software)
2 31 (14.62%) Jenkins
3 14 (6.60%) Selenium
4 11 (5.19%) Subversion
5 10 (4.72%) JUnit
6 8 (3.77%) Maven
7 7 (3.30%) Bitbucket
7 7 (3.30%) Eclipse
8 6 (2.83%) CMake
8 6 (2.83%) Gerrit
9 5 (2.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (2.36%) Mockito
10 4 (1.89%) JIRA
10 4 (1.89%) ProC
11 3 (1.42%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.42%) Gatling
11 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (1.42%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.94%) JMeter
13 1 (0.47%) IntelliJ
General
1 39 (18.40%) Finance
2 8 (3.77%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.83%) Retail
4 5 (2.36%) Back Office
5 4 (1.89%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.94%) Banking
6 2 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.47%) Automotive
7 1 (0.47%) Electronics
7 1 (0.47%) Korean Language
7 1 (0.47%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 35 (16.51%) Developer
2 21 (9.91%) Analyst
3 17 (8.02%) Consultant
4 14 (6.60%) DBA
4 14 (6.60%) Java Developer
5 13 (6.13%) Administrator
5 13 (6.13%) Oracle DBA
6 12 (5.66%) Network Engineer
7 11 (5.19%) Architect
7 11 (5.19%) AWS Developer
7 11 (5.19%) Linux Engineer
8 10 (4.72%) Java Engineer
8 10 (4.72%) SAP Basis Consultant
8 10 (4.72%) SAP Consultant
9 8 (3.77%) Oracle Analyst
9 8 (3.77%) Software Engineer
9 8 (3.77%) SQL Analyst
9 8 (3.77%) Unix Engineer
10 7 (3.30%) DevOps Engineer
10 7 (3.30%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.02%) Web Services
2 11 (5.19%) .NET
2 11 (5.19%) Spring
3 10 (4.72%) Apache Flex
3 10 (4.72%) SAP Basis
4 9 (4.25%) HTML
4 9 (4.25%) XML
5 8 (3.77%) REST
6 7 (3.30%) ASP.NET
7 6 (2.83%) EDI
7 6 (2.83%) Node.js
7 6 (2.83%) SOAP
7 6 (2.83%) Spring Boot
8 5 (2.36%) CSS
8 5 (2.36%) Middleware
9 4 (1.89%) Apache Camel
9 4 (1.89%) J2EE
9 4 (1.89%) Sensu
9 4 (1.89%) Spring MVC
9 4 (1.89%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.62%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (8.96%) Data Centre
3 10 (4.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 10 (4.72%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.30%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (2.83%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.36%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.89%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (1.89%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.89%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.42%) PKI
9 2 (0.94%) Clustering
9 2 (0.94%) EMV
9 2 (0.94%) LPAR
9 2 (0.94%) Social Media
10 1 (0.47%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.47%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.47%) Contactless
10 1 (0.47%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 144 (67.92%) Linux
2 88 (41.51%) Windows
3 27 (12.74%) Windows Server
4 25 (11.79%) Solaris
5 22 (10.38%) AIX
6 20 (9.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (8.49%) Windows 7
8 12 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (5.19%) Windows 10
9 11 (5.19%) Windows Server 2016
10 9 (4.25%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (2.36%) CentOS
12 5 (2.36%) HPUX
13 3 (1.42%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.94%) SUSE
15 1 (0.47%) Android
15 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.47%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (28.77%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (21.70%) Problem-Solving
3 27 (12.74%) Continuous Improvement
4 23 (10.85%) DevOps
5 19 (8.96%) Software Engineering
5 19 (8.96%) Test Automation
6 18 (8.49%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (8.02%) Configuration Management
7 17 (8.02%) Scrum
7 17 (8.02%) Unit Testing
8 15 (7.08%) High Availability
8 15 (7.08%) Project Delivery
8 15 (7.08%) Project Management
9 14 (6.60%) Problem Management
9 14 (6.60%) Process Improvement
10 13 (6.13%) Computer Science
10 13 (6.13%) Waterfall
11 12 (5.66%) Information Security
11 12 (5.66%) UML
12 11 (5.19%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (36.79%) Java
2 48 (22.64%) SQL
3 46 (21.70%) Python
4 34 (16.04%) JavaScript
5 26 (12.26%) C
6 24 (11.32%) Bash Shell
7 23 (10.85%) PL/SQL
7 23 (10.85%) PowerShell
8 21 (9.91%) Shell Script
9 18 (8.49%) Perl
10 12 (5.66%) C++
11 11 (5.19%) C#
12 10 (4.72%) ABAP
13 8 (3.77%) PHP
14 6 (2.83%) Groovy
15 4 (1.89%) Scala
15 4 (1.89%) VB
15 4 (1.89%) VBScript
16 3 (1.42%) VB.NET
16 3 (1.42%) VB6
Qualifications
1 34 (16.04%) Degree
2 11 (5.19%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.72%) CCNA
3 10 (4.72%) CCNP
3 10 (4.72%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (4.72%) JNCIA
3 10 (4.72%) JNCIS
4 5 (2.36%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.89%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.89%) ISEB
5 4 (1.89%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.94%) CISSP
7 1 (0.47%) CCIE
7 1 (0.47%) JNCIE
7 1 (0.47%) LPIC
7 1 (0.47%) OCP
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.47%) PhD
7 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.85%) QA
2 21 (9.91%) GDPR
3 11 (5.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (4.25%) SLA
5 6 (2.83%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.94%) NIST
6 2 (0.94%) NIST 800
6 2 (0.94%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.47%) PSD2
System Software
1 20 (9.43%) Docker
2 15 (7.08%) Active Directory
2 15 (7.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (6.13%) vSphere
4 6 (2.83%) HDFS
5 5 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.89%) XenApp
7 3 (1.42%) Firmware
7 3 (1.42%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.94%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.94%) LXC
8 2 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.94%) PowerHA
8 2 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 24 (11.32%) Ansible
2 15 (7.08%) Terraform
3 14 (6.60%) Data Guard
4 13 (6.13%) Kubernetes
4 13 (6.13%) Oracle RMAN
5 8 (3.77%) Puppet
5 8 (3.77%) SCCM
6 7 (3.30%) Red Hat Satellite
7 6 (2.83%) CFEngine
7 6 (2.83%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (2.83%) SELinux
8 4 (1.89%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (1.89%) HP ALM
8 4 (1.89%) Nagios
8 4 (1.89%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (1.89%) ZABBIX
9 3 (1.42%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.94%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 68 (32.08%) Oracle
2 30 (14.15%) Microsoft
2 30 (14.15%) VMware
3 23 (10.85%) Cisco
4 20 (9.43%) Red Hat
5 15 (7.08%) HP
6 14 (6.60%) Informatica
7 13 (6.13%) Sun
8 11 (5.19%) Juniper
9 10 (4.72%) Brocade
9 10 (4.72%) SAP
10 9 (4.25%) Citrix
10 9 (4.25%) Foundry
10 9 (4.25%) SolarWinds
10 9 (4.25%) Symantec
11 8 (3.77%) 3PAR
11 8 (3.77%) Intel
12 6 (2.83%) Cloudera
12 6 (2.83%) Veritas
13 4 (1.89%) MapR