Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > South East
6 months to
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 184 114 88
Rank change year-on-year -70 -26 -14
Permanent jobs citing Unix 134 609 968
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.35% 2.63% 3.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.98% 10.45% 14.52%
Number of salaries quoted 142 496 777
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.52%
10th Percentile £32,750 £31,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +13.64% -4.35% +4.55%

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 2,241 5,825 6,668
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.66% 25.18% 24.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,820 4,892 5,556
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -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 18 January 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 18 January 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
Thames Valley +33 65 £63,750 +21.43% 17
Berkshire -17 35 £72,500 +38.10% 6
Hampshire -3 28 £40,000 -11.11% 8
Surrey -40 24 £50,000 -13.04% 2
West Sussex -50 18 £52,500 +10.53% 1
Oxfordshire +58 17 £45,000 -21.74% 6
Buckinghamshire +66 13 £45,000 -5.26% 5
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 98 (73.13%) Linux
2 46 (34.33%) SQL
3 42 (31.34%) Windows
4 39 (29.10%) Python
5 37 (27.61%) Java
6 30 (22.39%) Git (software)
7 28 (20.90%) TCP/IP
8 27 (20.15%) Configuration Management
8 27 (20.15%) Oracle
9 26 (19.40%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (18.66%) Degree
10 25 (18.66%) AWS
11 23 (17.16%) DevOps
11 23 (17.16%) Software Engineering
12 22 (16.42%) Docker
12 22 (16.42%) Azure
12 22 (16.42%) Puppet
12 22 (16.42%) REST
13 21 (15.67%) Open Source
13 21 (15.67%) Analytical Skills
13 21 (15.67%) Problem-Solving
14 20 (14.93%) Ansible
15 19 (14.18%) VMware
16 18 (13.43%) Finance
17 17 (12.69%) WebLogic
17 17 (12.69%) SOAP
17 17 (12.69%) Microservices
18 16 (11.94%) Relational Database
18 16 (11.94%) SQL Server
18 16 (11.94%) Firewall

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 17 (12.69%) WebLogic
2 10 (7.46%) Apache
3 9 (6.72%) JBoss
3 9 (6.72%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.48%) Camunda
4 6 (4.48%) OpenStack
5 4 (2.99%) IIS
5 4 (2.99%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (2.24%) SAS
7 2 (1.49%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.49%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.75%) Liferay
8 1 (0.75%) Mule
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.75%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 4 (2.99%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (2.24%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (2.24%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.24%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 25 (18.66%) AWS
2 22 (16.42%) Azure
3 12 (8.96%) IaaS
4 6 (4.48%) GCP
4 6 (4.48%) SaaS
5 3 (2.24%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (2.24%) Serverless
6 2 (1.49%) Office 365
7 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (20.90%) TCP/IP
2 16 (11.94%) Firewall
3 14 (10.45%) Internet
4 13 (9.70%) SSL
5 12 (8.96%) 2G
5 12 (8.96%) 4G
6 11 (8.21%) DNS
7 10 (7.46%) HTTP
8 8 (5.97%) DHCP
8 8 (5.97%) VPN
9 7 (5.22%) ADSL
9 7 (5.22%) NAS
9 7 (5.22%) Wireshark
10 6 (4.48%) Diameter Protocol
10 6 (4.48%) INAP
10 6 (4.48%) WAN
11 5 (3.73%) 3G
11 5 (3.73%) Megaco
11 5 (3.73%) RTP
11 5 (3.73%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.94%) Relational Database
1 16 (11.94%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.19%) MongoDB
3 13 (9.70%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (6.72%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (5.97%) Big Data
5 8 (5.97%) Oracle Database
6 6 (4.48%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (4.48%) MySQL
6 6 (4.48%) Qlik Sense
6 6 (4.48%) QlikView
7 5 (3.73%) NoSQL
7 5 (3.73%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (3.73%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (3.73%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.99%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (2.24%) CouchDB
9 3 (2.24%) Oracle Discoverer
10 2 (1.49%) Snowflake Schema
10 2 (1.49%) UniData
Development Applications
1 30 (22.39%) Git (software)
2 13 (9.70%) Selenium
3 10 (7.46%) JUnit
4 9 (6.72%) Eclipse
4 9 (6.72%) IntelliJ
5 6 (4.48%) Robot Framework
6 5 (3.73%) JIRA
7 3 (2.24%) eggPlant
7 3 (2.24%) Maven
7 3 (2.24%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (2.24%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.49%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.49%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.49%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.49%) Toad
9 1 (0.75%) Ant
9 1 (0.75%) CircleCI
9 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.75%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.75%) Subversion
General
1 18 (13.43%) Finance
2 7 (5.22%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.73%) Marketing
4 4 (2.99%) Military
5 3 (2.24%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.24%) Electronics
6 2 (1.49%) Banking
6 2 (1.49%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.49%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.75%) Law
7 1 (0.75%) Legal
7 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (27.61%) Developer
2 18 (13.43%) Architect
3 13 (9.70%) Software Engineer
4 10 (7.46%) Analyst
4 10 (7.46%) Java Engineer
5 9 (6.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 9 (6.72%) Java Software Engineer
6 8 (5.97%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (5.97%) Network Architect
6 8 (5.97%) Support Engineer
7 6 (4.48%) Automation Architect
7 6 (4.48%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 6 (4.48%) LIMS Developer
7 6 (4.48%) Network Technical Architect
7 6 (4.48%) Technical Architect
7 6 (4.48%) Technical Design Architect
7 6 (4.48%) Technical Design Authority
8 5 (3.73%) Administrator
8 5 (3.73%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (16.42%) REST
2 17 (12.69%) SOAP
3 14 (10.45%) XML
4 12 (8.96%) CSS
4 12 (8.96%) Spring
5 11 (8.21%) Hibernate
6 10 (7.46%) HTML
7 9 (6.72%) EJB
7 9 (6.72%) HTML5
7 9 (6.72%) J2EE
7 9 (6.72%) J2SE
7 9 (6.72%) JSON
7 9 (6.72%) Play Framework
7 9 (6.72%) React
7 9 (6.72%) RESTful
8 7 (5.22%) Node.js
9 6 (4.48%) AngularJS
9 6 (4.48%) Django
9 6 (4.48%) Flask
9 6 (4.48%) OpenDaylight
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.67%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.70%) Data Centre
3 10 (7.46%) Linux Command Line
4 9 (6.72%) LIMS
5 8 (5.97%) Management Information System
6 6 (4.48%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (4.48%) User Experience
7 5 (3.73%) Internet of Things
8 4 (2.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (2.24%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.49%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.49%) Derivative
10 2 (1.49%) PKI
11 1 (0.75%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.75%) Cloud Native
11 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.75%) MPEG
11 1 (0.75%) NHS
11 1 (0.75%) Over-the-Top Content
11 1 (0.75%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 98 (73.13%) Linux
2 42 (31.34%) Windows
3 8 (5.97%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.73%) Solaris
5 4 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.24%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (1.49%) AIX
8 1 (0.75%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.75%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.15%) Configuration Management
2 26 (19.40%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (17.16%) DevOps
3 23 (17.16%) Software Engineering
4 21 (15.67%) Open Source
4 21 (15.67%) Problem-Solving
5 17 (12.69%) Microservices
6 13 (9.70%) Validation
6 13 (9.70%) Workflow
7 12 (8.96%) Project Management
7 12 (8.96%) Test Automation
8 11 (8.21%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (8.21%) Computer Science
9 10 (7.46%) Front End Development
9 10 (7.46%) Web Development
10 9 (6.72%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (6.72%) Information Management
10 9 (6.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 9 (6.72%) Scrum
11 8 (5.97%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 46 (34.33%) SQL
2 39 (29.10%) Python
3 37 (27.61%) Java
4 11 (8.21%) C++
4 11 (8.21%) Scala
5 10 (7.46%) PL/SQL
5 10 (7.46%) PowerShell
6 9 (6.72%) JavaScript
6 9 (6.72%) Shell Script
7 7 (5.22%) Bash Shell
7 7 (5.22%) PHP
7 7 (5.22%) R
7 7 (5.22%) Ruby
8 6 (4.48%) C#
9 5 (3.73%) Perl
10 3 (2.24%) C
10 3 (2.24%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.49%) Go
11 2 (1.49%) Tcl
12 1 (0.75%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 25 (18.66%) Degree
2 11 (8.21%) CCNA
2 11 (8.21%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (5.22%) CCNP
4 6 (4.48%) Numerate Degree
5 5 (3.73%) ISEB
5 5 (3.73%) ISTQB
5 5 (3.73%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.99%) JNCIA
6 4 (2.99%) JNCIS
7 3 (2.24%) CISSP
7 3 (2.24%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.24%) HND
8 2 (1.49%) CISA
8 2 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.49%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.75%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.75%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.99%) GDPR
1 4 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (2.99%) QA
1 4 (2.99%) SLA
2 3 (2.24%) NIST
2 3 (2.24%) NIST 800
System Software
1 22 (16.42%) Docker
2 14 (10.45%) Active Directory
3 11 (8.21%) Hyper-V
4 9 (6.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (4.48%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (2.99%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (2.24%) GPFS
7 3 (2.24%) NFS
8 2 (1.49%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 22 (16.42%) Puppet
2 20 (14.93%) Ansible
3 13 (9.70%) Kubernetes
4 12 (8.96%) Terraform
5 7 (5.22%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (4.48%) Salt
7 4 (2.99%) Data Guard
7 4 (2.99%) HP ALM
8 3 (2.24%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 3 (2.24%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 3 (2.24%) Nmap
8 3 (2.24%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (2.24%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 2 (1.49%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 2 (1.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.75%) Kibana
10 1 (0.75%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.75%) Packer
10 1 (0.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (20.15%) Oracle
2 19 (14.18%) VMware
3 13 (9.70%) Cisco
4 9 (6.72%) Adobe
4 9 (6.72%) Informatica
5 7 (5.22%) Brocade
5 7 (5.22%) EMC
6 6 (4.48%) Arista
6 6 (4.48%) Microsoft
6 6 (4.48%) webMethods
7 5 (3.73%) IBM
7 5 (3.73%) SAP
8 4 (2.99%) Ericsson
8 4 (2.99%) Foundry
8 4 (2.99%) HP
8 4 (2.99%) Juniper
8 4 (2.99%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.24%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.24%) NetApp
9 3 (2.24%) Veritas