Period
to 15 June 2021

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 15 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > South East
6 months to
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 129 137 106
Rank change year-on-year +8 -31 -6
Permanent jobs citing Unix 360 333 775
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.42% 2.22% 2.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.62% 9.45% 11.75%
Number of salaries quoted 155 257 635
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £36,750 £40,284 £34,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £72,000 £75,000 £73,250
England median annual salary £62,500 £59,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.04% +8.18% -

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 3,099 3,522 6,595
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.86% 23.51% 25.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2,346 2,941 5,429
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 15 June 2021.

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 15 June 2021. 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
Hampshire +53 169 £39,500 -21.00% 8
Thames Valley +16 124 £46,250 -13.95% 19
Berkshire -2 80 £52,500 -8.70% 11
Surrey -68 39 £60,000 +9.09% 8
Oxfordshire +20 23 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Buckinghamshire +15 21 £47,500 -17.39% 3
West Sussex -13 20 £45,000 -4.76% 3
East Sussex -14 2 £55,000 -27.87%
Kent -17 1 £42,500 +21.43%
Home Counties - 1 - -
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 15 June 2021, 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.

1 286 (79.44%) Linux
2 211 (58.61%) Java
3 184 (51.11%) Degree
4 179 (49.72%) Finance
5 166 (46.11%) Agile Software Development
6 165 (45.83%) Software Engineering
7 162 (45.00%) Computer Science
8 161 (44.72%) DevOps
9 154 (42.78%) Ansible
10 145 (40.28%) AWS
11 139 (38.61%) Spring
12 134 (37.22%) Jenkins
13 131 (36.39%) Law
13 131 (36.39%) Microservices
14 130 (36.11%) Python
15 129 (35.83%) VMware
16 126 (35.00%) Banking
17 125 (34.72%) Git (software)
17 125 (34.72%) Digital Banking
18 122 (33.89%) React
18 122 (33.89%) Shell Script
19 117 (32.50%) Apache Spark
20 115 (31.94%) Kafka
20 115 (31.94%) HBase
21 113 (31.39%) Linux Command Line
22 112 (31.11%) MariaDB
23 109 (30.28%) Node.js
24 108 (30.00%) CSS
25 107 (29.72%) AngularJS
25 107 (29.72%) Relational 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
1 117 (32.50%) Apache Spark
2 101 (28.06%) Apache
3 93 (25.83%) GemFire
4 25 (6.94%) Cloud Foundry
5 14 (3.89%) WebLogic
6 13 (3.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (2.50%) WebSphere
7 9 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (2.22%) Oracle Service Bus
9 7 (1.94%) JBoss
10 6 (1.67%) IIS
11 5 (1.39%) Tomcat
12 4 (1.11%) Camunda
12 4 (1.11%) Liferay
12 4 (1.11%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.83%) CMS
13 3 (0.83%) Umbraco
14 1 (0.28%) Jetty
14 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
14 1 (0.28%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.28%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 145 (40.28%) AWS
2 95 (26.39%) GitHub
3 78 (21.67%) Azure
4 69 (19.17%) Amazon Kinesis
5 56 (15.56%) GCP
6 28 (7.78%) OpenShift
7 27 (7.50%) Amazon EC2
8 22 (6.11%) IaaS
9 20 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
10 16 (4.44%) SaaS
11 15 (4.17%) PaaS
12 7 (1.94%) Serverless
13 5 (1.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 5 (1.39%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 5 (1.39%) Amazon S3
13 5 (1.39%) Amazon SQS
13 5 (1.39%) Apigee
13 5 (1.39%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
14 3 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.44%) Firewall
2 13 (3.61%) TCP/IP
3 10 (2.78%) HTTP
3 10 (2.78%) Internet
3 10 (2.78%) VPN
4 9 (2.50%) DNS
5 8 (2.22%) NAS
5 8 (2.22%) SAN
6 4 (1.11%) DHCP
6 4 (1.11%) Network Security
6 4 (1.11%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (0.83%) DMZ
8 2 (0.56%) BGP
8 2 (0.56%) BIG-IP
8 2 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.56%) IPv4
8 2 (0.56%) IPv6
8 2 (0.56%) OSPF
8 2 (0.56%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (31.94%) HBase
2 112 (31.11%) MariaDB
3 107 (29.72%) Relational Database
4 106 (29.44%) PostgreSQL
5 90 (25.00%) Redis
6 73 (20.28%) Big Data
7 71 (19.72%) NoSQL
8 45 (12.50%) SQL Server
9 27 (7.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 27 (7.50%) Hadoop
10 26 (7.22%) Oracle Database
11 15 (4.17%) MySQL
12 14 (3.89%) RDBMS
13 12 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
14 10 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
15 8 (2.22%) Oracle Database 12c
16 7 (1.94%) DB2
16 7 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
17 6 (1.67%) Oracle Exadata
18 5 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 134 (37.22%) Jenkins
2 125 (34.72%) Git (software)
3 98 (27.22%) Eclipse
3 98 (27.22%) IntelliJ
3 98 (27.22%) JUnit
4 97 (26.94%) Sonatype Nexus
5 95 (26.39%) Cucumber
6 93 (25.83%) Cypress.io
6 93 (25.83%) Gradle
6 93 (25.83%) Protractor
6 93 (25.83%) Storybook
7 90 (25.00%) Mockito
8 47 (13.06%) Artifactory
9 31 (8.61%) SonarQube
10 9 (2.50%) ClearQuest
10 9 (2.50%) Toad
11 7 (1.94%) Selenium
12 5 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (1.39%) Bitbucket
13 4 (1.11%) JIRA
General
1 179 (49.72%) Finance
2 131 (36.39%) Law
3 126 (35.00%) Banking
4 80 (22.22%) Social Skills
5 37 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (7.50%) Marketing
6 27 (7.50%) Presentation Skills
7 16 (4.44%) Automotive
8 14 (3.89%) Telecoms
9 8 (2.22%) Police
9 8 (2.22%) Public Sector
10 7 (1.94%) Electronics
11 5 (1.39%) Games
12 4 (1.11%) Influencing Skills
12 4 (1.11%) Local Government
12 4 (1.11%) Manufacturing
12 4 (1.11%) Retail
13 3 (0.83%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.83%) Military
13 3 (0.83%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 121 (33.61%) Software Engineer
2 71 (19.72%) Developer
3 55 (15.28%) Principal Engineer
3 55 (15.28%) Principal Software Engineer
4 37 (10.28%) Architect
4 37 (10.28%) Senior Software Engineer
5 27 (7.50%) Lead Software Engineer
6 23 (6.39%) DevOps Engineer
7 21 (5.83%) Cloud Engineer
7 21 (5.83%) Java Developer
7 21 (5.83%) Software Developer
8 17 (4.72%) Lead Developer
9 16 (4.44%) Lead Software Developer
9 16 (4.44%) Technical Architect
10 15 (4.17%) C++ Developer
11 14 (3.89%) Administrator
11 14 (3.89%) Principal Architect
12 12 (3.33%) Support Engineer
13 11 (3.06%) Consultant
13 11 (3.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (38.61%) Spring
2 122 (33.89%) React
3 115 (31.94%) Kafka
4 109 (30.28%) Node.js
5 108 (30.00%) CSS
6 107 (29.72%) AngularJS
7 102 (28.33%) JSON
8 101 (28.06%) RESTful
9 97 (26.94%) Redux
10 94 (26.11%) Tailwind CSS
11 93 (25.83%) Express
11 93 (25.83%) Spark Streaming
11 93 (25.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 90 (25.00%) WireMock
13 81 (22.50%) Play Framework
14 72 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
15 69 (19.17%) REST
16 56 (15.56%) LAMP
16 56 (15.56%) LAPP Stack
17 49 (13.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 113 (31.39%) Linux Command Line
2 65 (18.06%) User Experience
3 53 (14.72%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (5.00%) Data Centre
5 16 (4.44%) Management Information System
6 15 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (3.61%) Derivative
8 10 (2.78%) Clustering
9 7 (1.94%) Public Cloud
10 6 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (1.39%) Acoustics
11 5 (1.39%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.83%) EMC VMAX
12 3 (0.83%) Grid Computing
12 3 (0.83%) LIMS
12 3 (0.83%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.56%) Greenfield Project
13 2 (0.56%) iPad
14 1 (0.28%) Cybercrime
14 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 286 (79.44%) Linux
2 75 (20.83%) Windows
3 21 (5.83%) Windows Server
4 17 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (4.17%) Solaris
6 8 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (2.22%) Windows Server 2016
7 7 (1.94%) Oracle Linux
7 7 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.11%) AIX
8 4 (1.11%) Windows 10
8 4 (1.11%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.56%) CentOS
9 2 (0.56%) Debian
9 2 (0.56%) HPUX
9 2 (0.56%) OpenVMS
9 2 (0.56%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (46.11%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (45.83%) Software Engineering
3 162 (45.00%) Computer Science
4 161 (44.72%) DevOps
5 131 (36.39%) Microservices
6 125 (34.72%) Digital Banking
7 97 (26.94%) Validation
8 93 (25.83%) Cross-Browser Testing
9 85 (23.61%) Business Continuity
10 74 (20.56%) Problem-Solving
11 72 (20.00%) Software Testing
12 66 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
13 64 (17.78%) OO
13 64 (17.78%) Scrum
14 61 (16.94%) High Availability
15 60 (16.67%) TDD
16 58 (16.11%) Open Source
17 54 (15.00%) BDD
18 50 (13.89%) Multithreading
19 49 (13.61%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 211 (58.61%) Java
2 130 (36.11%) Python
3 122 (33.89%) Shell Script
4 94 (26.11%) Groovy
5 58 (16.11%) SQL
6 34 (9.44%) JavaScript
7 29 (8.06%) C++
8 27 (7.50%) C#
9 24 (6.67%) Bash Shell
10 20 (5.56%) PL/SQL
11 17 (4.72%) C
12 11 (3.06%) Go
12 11 (3.06%) PowerShell
13 10 (2.78%) Perl
14 8 (2.22%) PHP
14 8 (2.22%) Tcl
15 6 (1.67%) Scala
15 6 (1.67%) TypeScript
16 4 (1.11%) Cython
16 4 (1.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 184 (51.11%) Degree
2 92 (25.56%) OCP
2 92 (25.56%) Oracle Certification
3 32 (8.89%) Security Cleared
4 20 (5.56%) Numerate Degree
5 10 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (1.94%) TOGAF Certification
7 5 (1.39%) CISM
7 5 (1.39%) CISSP
8 4 (1.11%) AWS Certification
8 4 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.11%) DBS Check
8 4 (1.11%) ISEB
8 4 (1.11%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.83%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.83%) HND
9 3 (0.83%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.83%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.56%) CCNA
11 1 (0.28%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.00%) SLA
2 10 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.22%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (1.67%) QA
5 5 (1.39%) Accessibility
6 4 (1.11%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.83%) GDPR
8 2 (0.56%) NIST
8 2 (0.56%) NIST 800
System Software
1 96 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 93 (25.83%) HDFS
3 45 (12.50%) Docker
4 11 (3.06%) Active Directory
4 11 (3.06%) Hyper-V
5 8 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (1.94%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (1.11%) Firmware
7 4 (1.11%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.56%) iptables
9 2 (0.56%) Postfix
9 2 (0.56%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.28%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 154 (42.78%) Ansible
2 52 (14.44%) Terraform
3 42 (11.67%) Opscode Chef
4 38 (10.56%) Kubernetes
5 27 (7.50%) Puppet
6 8 (2.22%) Data Guard
7 7 (1.94%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (1.39%) Grafana
8 5 (1.39%) Prometheus
9 4 (1.11%) Argo
9 4 (1.11%) NetBackup
9 4 (1.11%) Salt
9 4 (1.11%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.83%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 3 (0.83%) Nmap
10 3 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 2 (0.56%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (0.56%) SCCM
12 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 1 (0.28%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 129 (35.83%) VMware
2 93 (25.83%) Okta
3 77 (21.39%) Oracle
4 21 (5.83%) Microsoft
5 20 (5.56%) IBM
6 13 (3.61%) Red Hat
7 10 (2.78%) Cisco
8 8 (2.22%) SAP
9 7 (1.94%) EMC
10 5 (1.39%) Adobe
10 5 (1.39%) HP
10 5 (1.39%) NetApp
11 4 (1.11%) Arista
11 4 (1.11%) Brocade
11 4 (1.11%) Citrix
11 4 (1.11%) NEC
11 4 (1.11%) Northgate
11 4 (1.11%) Sybase
12 3 (0.83%) Isilon
12 3 (0.83%) Splunk