Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > South East
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 119 83 81
Rank change year-on-year -36 -2 -30
Permanent jobs citing Unix 580 1,007 1,209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.54% 3.75% 3.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.18% 15.11% 14.22%
Number of salaries quoted 455 793 968
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £29,925
90th Percentile £78,750 £72,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +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 5,697 6,665 8,503
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 24.96% 24.83% 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4,686 5,451 7,290
South East median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £46,746 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.59% +5.56% -

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -10 180 £60,000 +20.00% 28
Thames Valley -81 146 £55,000 +10.00% 46
Berkshire -52 124 £55,000 +10.00% 29
Hampshire -17 114 £47,500 -5.00% 16
West Sussex +9 107 £47,500 -8.65% 10
Kent +5 15 £35,000 -14.63% 3
East Sussex -9 14 £65,000 +30.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -46 12 £57,500 +21.05% 7
Oxfordshire -16 10 £52,500 -12.50% 10
Isle of Wight 0 4 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 373 (64.31%) Linux
2 246 (42.41%) Windows
3 184 (31.72%) Oracle
4 171 (29.48%) SQL
5 158 (27.24%) Java
6 141 (24.31%) Finance
7 140 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
8 128 (22.07%) Degree
9 102 (17.59%) Problem-Solving
10 94 (16.21%) Azure
11 91 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
12 87 (15.00%) AWS
13 86 (14.83%) Microsoft
14 81 (13.97%) Python
15 79 (13.62%) Computer Science
16 72 (12.41%) ITIL
16 72 (12.41%) PL/SQL
17 70 (12.07%) Cisco
18 69 (11.90%) C
19 67 (11.55%) Firewall
20 66 (11.38%) Git (software)
21 65 (11.21%) Management Information System
21 65 (11.21%) Information Security
22 64 (11.03%) SQL Server
22 64 (11.03%) Windows Server
23 62 (10.69%) Oracle Database
23 62 (10.69%) TCP/IP
24 61 (10.52%) VMware
24 61 (10.52%) Data Centre
25 60 (10.34%) DevOps

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 35 (6.03%) IIS
2 22 (3.79%) Tomcat
3 21 (3.62%) Apache
4 19 (3.28%) WebLogic
5 15 (2.59%) NetWeaver
5 15 (2.59%) SAP Portal
6 10 (1.72%) Confluence
6 10 (1.72%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (0.86%) JBoss
8 5 (0.86%) OpenStack
8 5 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.69%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.52%) GlassFish
10 3 (0.52%) nginx
11 2 (0.34%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.34%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 21 (3.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 19 (3.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (2.41%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (1.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (2.59%) SAP CRM
2 11 (1.90%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.86%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 5 (0.86%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.86%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.69%) CA PPM
4 4 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle BRM
5 2 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 94 (16.21%) Azure
2 87 (15.00%) AWS
3 10 (1.72%) IaaS
3 10 (1.72%) Office 365
3 10 (1.72%) SaaS
4 9 (1.55%) PaaS
5 6 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.03%) GCP
5 6 (1.03%) GitHub
6 4 (0.69%) Amazon ECS
6 4 (0.69%) Amazon Kinesis
6 4 (0.69%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (0.69%) Serverless
7 3 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (0.52%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.17%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 67 (11.55%) Firewall
2 62 (10.69%) TCP/IP
3 56 (9.66%) DNS
4 50 (8.62%) LAN
5 44 (7.59%) BGP
5 44 (7.59%) Internet
5 44 (7.59%) OSPF
6 37 (6.38%) DHCP
7 33 (5.69%) WAN
8 28 (4.83%) SAN
8 28 (4.83%) SSL
9 25 (4.31%) MPLS
10 23 (3.97%) IPsec
11 16 (2.76%) 3G
11 16 (2.76%) 4G
11 16 (2.76%) Cisco Nexus
12 15 (2.59%) HTTP
13 14 (2.41%) DSL
13 14 (2.41%) Ethernet
13 14 (2.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (11.03%) SQL Server
2 62 (10.69%) Oracle Database
3 56 (9.66%) Relational Database
4 43 (7.41%) MySQL
5 34 (5.86%) RDBMS
6 32 (5.52%) MongoDB
7 28 (4.83%) Big Data
8 25 (4.31%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (3.62%) Hadoop
10 18 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 16 (2.76%) SAP BW
11 16 (2.76%) SAP HANA
12 15 (2.59%) SQL Server 2005
13 13 (2.24%) DB2
13 13 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 12 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
14 12 (2.07%) SQL Server 2017
15 11 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
15 11 (1.90%) Qlik Sense
15 11 (1.90%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 66 (11.38%) Git (software)
2 40 (6.90%) Subversion
3 34 (5.86%) Jenkins
4 27 (4.66%) JIRA
5 18 (3.10%) Rational DOORS
6 14 (2.41%) Selenium
7 11 (1.90%) Rational Rhapsody
8 9 (1.55%) PowerBuilder
9 8 (1.38%) Cucumber
10 7 (1.21%) JMeter
10 7 (1.21%) Oracle Forms
10 7 (1.21%) ProC
10 7 (1.21%) PVCS
10 7 (1.21%) SoapUI
11 6 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (1.03%) JUnit
11 6 (1.03%) LoadUI
11 6 (1.03%) Maven
11 6 (1.03%) Sonatype Nexus
12 5 (0.86%) Gradle
General
1 141 (24.31%) Finance
2 38 (6.55%) Manufacturing
3 36 (6.21%) Telecoms
4 26 (4.48%) Retail
5 21 (3.62%) Marketing
6 17 (2.93%) Legal
7 15 (2.59%) Public Sector
8 14 (2.41%) Banking
9 12 (2.07%) Electronics
10 9 (1.55%) Automotive
11 5 (0.86%) Back Office
11 5 (0.86%) Military
12 4 (0.69%) Billing
12 4 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.34%) German Language
14 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.17%) Fire and Rescue
14 1 (0.17%) Games
14 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 88 (15.17%) Developer
2 81 (13.97%) Analyst
3 49 (8.45%) Support Analyst
4 44 (7.59%) Architect
5 43 (7.41%) Network Engineer
6 41 (7.07%) Consultant
7 37 (6.38%) Administrator
8 34 (5.86%) Support Engineer
9 33 (5.69%) Software Engineer
10 30 (5.17%) Applications Support
10 30 (5.17%) Java Developer
11 28 (4.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 28 (4.83%) Unix Engineer
12 26 (4.48%) Senior Software Engineer
13 25 (4.31%) Team Leader
14 22 (3.79%) Linux Engineer
14 22 (3.79%) Senior Network Engineer
15 21 (3.62%) Systems Engineer
16 20 (3.45%) C++ Software Engineer
17 19 (3.28%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (6.55%) .NET
2 30 (5.17%) Middleware
2 30 (5.17%) Web Services
3 26 (4.48%) SOAP
4 23 (3.97%) REST
5 22 (3.79%) Kafka
6 21 (3.62%) XML
7 20 (3.45%) Spring
8 19 (3.28%) jQuery
9 18 (3.10%) JSON
9 18 (3.10%) Node.js
9 18 (3.10%) SAP Basis
10 17 (2.93%) HTML
11 15 (2.59%) CSS
11 15 (2.59%) SAP XI
12 14 (2.41%) LDAP
13 12 (2.07%) AngularJS
13 12 (2.07%) ASP.NET
14 11 (1.90%) HTML5
14 11 (1.90%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 91 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (11.21%) Management Information System
3 61 (10.52%) Data Centre
4 20 (3.45%) Algorithms
4 20 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (3.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 19 (3.28%) Linux Command Line
5 19 (3.28%) PKI
6 18 (3.10%) Clustering
7 16 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (2.76%) Mainframe
8 15 (2.59%) Greenfield Project
9 13 (2.24%) Client/Server
10 12 (2.07%) Public Cloud
11 9 (1.55%) Reinsurance
12 8 (1.38%) Enterprise Storage
12 8 (1.38%) Replication
12 8 (1.38%) User Experience
13 7 (1.21%) Enterprise Cloud
14 6 (1.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 373 (64.31%) Linux
2 246 (42.41%) Windows
3 64 (11.03%) Windows Server
4 52 (8.97%) Solaris
5 27 (4.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (2.24%) AIX
7 10 (1.72%) Windows 7
8 9 (1.55%) CentOS
8 9 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (1.21%) Debian
9 7 (1.21%) Ubuntu
9 7 (1.21%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.86%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.52%) Android
11 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.52%) zOS
12 2 (0.34%) HPUX
12 2 (0.34%) MVS
13 1 (0.17%) VMS
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (17.59%) Problem-Solving
3 79 (13.62%) Computer Science
4 72 (12.41%) ITIL
5 65 (11.21%) Information Security
6 60 (10.34%) DevOps
7 51 (8.79%) Software Engineering
8 48 (8.28%) Configuration Management
9 42 (7.24%) Mentoring
10 37 (6.38%) Coaching
11 35 (6.03%) Load Balancing
12 34 (5.86%) Continuous Integration
13 33 (5.69%) Business Intelligence
13 33 (5.69%) Project Management
13 33 (5.69%) Ticket Management
14 31 (5.34%) Unit Testing
15 30 (5.17%) UML
16 29 (5.00%) SDLC
16 29 (5.00%) Test Automation
17 28 (4.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 171 (29.48%) SQL
2 158 (27.24%) Java
3 81 (13.97%) Python
4 72 (12.41%) PL/SQL
5 69 (11.90%) C
6 53 (9.14%) C#
7 52 (8.97%) Shell Script
8 51 (8.79%) JavaScript
9 50 (8.62%) Bash Shell
10 49 (8.45%) Perl
11 42 (7.24%) C++
12 34 (5.86%) PowerShell
13 27 (4.66%) PHP
14 11 (1.90%) Korn
14 11 (1.90%) MATLAB
15 8 (1.38%) Ruby
16 6 (1.03%) AWK
16 6 (1.03%) sed
17 5 (0.86%) R
17 5 (0.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 128 (22.07%) Degree
2 54 (9.31%) Cisco Certification
3 52 (8.97%) CCNA
4 48 (8.28%) CCNP
5 36 (6.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 32 (5.52%) Computer Science Degree
7 30 (5.17%) Security Cleared
8 28 (4.83%) JNCIS
9 27 (4.66%) SC Cleared
10 20 (3.45%) MCP
11 19 (3.28%) JNCIA
12 17 (2.93%) JNCIE
13 16 (2.76%) MCSE
14 14 (2.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 11 (1.90%) CISSP
15 11 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
16 10 (1.72%) CCIE
17 9 (1.55%) JNCIP
18 8 (1.38%) CCSA
18 8 (1.38%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (6.90%) SLA
2 28 (4.83%) PCI DSS
3 25 (4.31%) QA
4 14 (2.41%) GDPR
5 11 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 15288
6 7 (1.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.34%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.34%) NIST
9 1 (0.17%) COBIT
9 1 (0.17%) PSD2
System Software
1 48 (8.28%) Active Directory
2 43 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (6.90%) Docker
4 33 (5.69%) Firmware
5 12 (2.07%) NFS
5 12 (2.07%) vSphere
6 11 (1.90%) XenApp
6 11 (1.90%) XenDesktop
7 10 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (1.03%) VMware NSX
9 4 (0.69%) LXC
9 4 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.52%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.34%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.34%) Job Entry Subsystem
11 2 (0.34%) KVM
12 1 (0.17%) HDFS
12 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 44 (7.59%) Ansible
2 35 (6.03%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (5.17%) Puppet
4 21 (3.62%) Kubernetes
5 18 (3.10%) HP Quality Center
6 14 (2.41%) SCCM
7 12 (2.07%) Cisco Prime
7 12 (2.07%) SolarWinds Orion
8 9 (1.55%) Single Sign-On
9 8 (1.38%) Data Guard
9 8 (1.38%) Salt
10 7 (1.21%) Nagios
10 7 (1.21%) Norton AntiVirus
10 7 (1.21%) vRealize
10 7 (1.21%) ZABBIX
11 6 (1.03%) EMC NetWorker
11 6 (1.03%) vCenter Server
12 5 (0.86%) HP ALM
13 4 (0.69%) Terraform
13 4 (0.69%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 184 (31.72%) Oracle
2 86 (14.83%) Microsoft
3 70 (12.07%) Cisco
4 61 (10.52%) VMware
5 50 (8.62%) IBM
6 47 (8.10%) HP
7 44 (7.59%) Citrix
7 44 (7.59%) Juniper
8 30 (5.17%) ServiceNow
9 28 (4.83%) SAP
10 27 (4.66%) Splunk
11 26 (4.48%) NetApp
11 26 (4.48%) Sun
12 25 (4.31%) Red Hat
13 24 (4.14%) Brocade
14 23 (3.97%) Palo Alto
15 21 (3.62%) Dell
15 21 (3.62%) F5
16 19 (3.28%) EMC
17 18 (3.10%) Google