Period
to 11 April 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 11 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > South East
6 months to
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 171 130 89
Rank change year-on-year -41 -41 +5
Permanent jobs citing Unix 212 469 930
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.70% 2.28% 3.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.90% 9.54% 13.93%
Number of salaries quoted 142 388 740
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,500
25th Percentile £36,750 £38,625 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,750 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.86% +5.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% +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 2,682 4,916 6,674
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.54% 23.88% 25.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2,169 4,092 5,518
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,500 £24,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £32,188 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £61,000 £58,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 11 April 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 11 April 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 +33 101 £55,000 - 21
Berkshire +11 62 £60,000 +9.09% 13
Hampshire +24 49 £40,000 -18.37% 6
Surrey -65 33 £55,000 -2.22% 2
West Sussex -12 27 £45,000 - 5
Oxfordshire +31 22 £45,000 -11.35% 4
Buckinghamshire +43 17 £47,500 -9.52% 4
East Sussex +23 1 £55,000 -15.38% 1
Home Counties - 1 - -
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 11 April 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.

1 156 (73.58%) Linux
2 87 (41.04%) Java
3 76 (35.85%) Python
4 63 (29.72%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (28.77%) Windows
5 61 (28.77%) Degree
6 58 (27.36%) SQL
7 57 (26.89%) AWS
8 56 (26.42%) DevOps
9 53 (25.00%) Oracle
10 50 (23.58%) REST
11 47 (22.17%) Finance
12 46 (21.70%) Ansible
12 46 (21.70%) Git (software)
13 45 (21.23%) Docker
13 45 (21.23%) Problem-Solving
14 44 (20.75%) Configuration Management
15 43 (20.28%) Computer Science
16 42 (19.81%) Azure
16 42 (19.81%) VMware
17 40 (18.87%) SQL Server
18 36 (16.98%) Microservices
19 34 (16.04%) Software Engineering
19 34 (16.04%) Kubernetes
20 33 (15.57%) Terraform
21 32 (15.09%) Spring
21 32 (15.09%) PostgreSQL
22 31 (14.62%) React
23 30 (14.15%) Linux Command Line
24 29 (13.68%) Jenkins

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 25 (11.79%) Apache
2 17 (8.02%) WebLogic
3 15 (7.08%) Apache Spark
4 13 (6.13%) GemFire
5 11 (5.19%) JBoss
5 11 (5.19%) Tomcat
6 10 (4.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (2.83%) Camunda
7 6 (2.83%) OpenStack
8 5 (2.36%) IIS
9 4 (1.89%) Liferay
10 3 (1.42%) Oracle Application Server
10 3 (1.42%) SAS
11 2 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.94%) Mule
12 1 (0.47%) Jetty
12 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.47%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.47%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 2 (0.94%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 57 (26.89%) AWS
2 42 (19.81%) Azure
3 27 (12.74%) IaaS
4 22 (10.38%) GCP
5 19 (8.96%) AWS CloudFormation
6 15 (7.08%) SaaS
7 13 (6.13%) GitHub
8 12 (5.66%) PaaS
9 9 (4.25%) Serverless
10 5 (2.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (2.36%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (2.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 5 (2.36%) Amazon S3
10 5 (2.36%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (2.36%) Apigee
10 5 (2.36%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (1.42%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.47%) Amazon Kinesis
13 1 (0.47%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 26 (12.26%) TCP/IP
2 14 (6.60%) Firewall
3 11 (5.19%) Internet
4 10 (4.72%) NAS
4 10 (4.72%) SSL
4 10 (4.72%) VPN
5 9 (4.25%) DNS
5 9 (4.25%) HTTP
6 8 (3.77%) SAN
7 5 (2.36%) DHCP
7 5 (2.36%) WAN
8 4 (1.89%) 2G
8 4 (1.89%) 4G
8 4 (1.89%) ADSL
8 4 (1.89%) LAN
8 4 (1.89%) MQTT
9 3 (1.42%) BGP
9 3 (1.42%) Network Security
9 3 (1.42%) OSPF
9 3 (1.42%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (18.87%) SQL Server
2 32 (15.09%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (9.43%) Relational Database
4 14 (6.60%) Oracle Database
5 13 (6.13%) HBase
5 13 (6.13%) MariaDB
5 13 (6.13%) Redis
6 12 (5.66%) MongoDB
7 9 (4.25%) Big Data
7 9 (4.25%) NoSQL
8 8 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (3.77%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (2.83%) MySQL
9 6 (2.83%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (2.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (2.36%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (2.36%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (2.36%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.89%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 46 (21.70%) Git (software)
2 29 (13.68%) Jenkins
3 25 (11.79%) JUnit
4 24 (11.32%) Eclipse
4 24 (11.32%) IntelliJ
5 16 (7.55%) Cucumber
5 16 (7.55%) Sonatype Nexus
6 15 (7.08%) Selenium
7 13 (6.13%) Cypress.io
7 13 (6.13%) Gradle
7 13 (6.13%) Mockito
7 13 (6.13%) Protractor
7 13 (6.13%) Storybook
8 6 (2.83%) Robot Framework
9 5 (2.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (2.36%) Bitbucket
9 5 (2.36%) JIRA
10 4 (1.89%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.42%) eggPlant
11 3 (1.42%) Rational DOORS
General
1 47 (22.17%) Finance
2 19 (8.96%) Law
2 19 (8.96%) Marketing
3 16 (7.55%) Banking
4 12 (5.66%) Automotive
5 4 (1.89%) Military
5 4 (1.89%) Retail
5 4 (1.89%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.42%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.42%) Electronics
7 1 (0.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 52 (24.53%) Developer
2 35 (16.51%) Architect
3 21 (9.91%) DevOps Engineer
4 19 (8.96%) Software Engineer
5 14 (6.60%) Technical Architect
6 13 (6.13%) Cloud Engineer
6 13 (6.13%) Support Engineer
7 12 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (5.19%) Analyst
8 11 (5.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 11 (5.19%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 11 (5.19%) Senior DevOps
8 11 (5.19%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 10 (4.72%) Java Developer
10 9 (4.25%) Support Analyst
11 8 (3.77%) Administrator
11 8 (3.77%) C++ Developer
11 8 (3.77%) Technical Analyst
11 8 (3.77%) Technical Support
11 8 (3.77%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (23.58%) REST
2 32 (15.09%) Spring
3 31 (14.62%) React
4 28 (13.21%) CSS
4 28 (13.21%) JSON
5 26 (12.26%) Node.js
6 21 (9.91%) RESTful
7 19 (8.96%) AngularJS
8 18 (8.49%) XML
9 16 (7.55%) Hibernate
10 15 (7.08%) HTML
10 15 (7.08%) SOAP
11 14 (6.60%) Redux
11 14 (6.60%) Tailwind CSS
12 13 (6.13%) Express
12 13 (6.13%) Kafka
12 13 (6.13%) Spark Streaming
12 13 (6.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 13 (6.13%) WireMock
13 11 (5.19%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.15%) Linux Command Line
2 27 (12.74%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (10.85%) Data Centre
4 18 (8.49%) Self-Motivation
5 15 (7.08%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (5.66%) User Experience
7 9 (4.25%) Derivative
7 9 (4.25%) Hybrid Cloud
7 9 (4.25%) LIMS
8 8 (3.77%) Management Information System
9 5 (2.36%) Acoustics
10 4 (1.89%) Internet of Things
11 3 (1.42%) EMC VMAX
12 2 (0.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (0.94%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.94%) iPad
13 1 (0.47%) Algorithms
13 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Storage
13 1 (0.47%) HP Storage
13 1 (0.47%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 156 (73.58%) Linux
2 61 (28.77%) Windows
3 15 (7.08%) Windows Server
4 10 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.36%) AIX
6 4 (1.89%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.42%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (0.94%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (0.94%) HPUX
8 2 (0.94%) OpenVMS
8 2 (0.94%) Solaris
9 1 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (29.72%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (26.42%) DevOps
3 45 (21.23%) Problem-Solving
4 44 (20.75%) Configuration Management
5 43 (20.28%) Computer Science
6 36 (16.98%) Microservices
7 34 (16.04%) Software Engineering
8 29 (13.68%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (11.79%) Open Source
10 24 (11.32%) Project Management
11 22 (10.38%) Validation
12 18 (8.49%) Capacity Planning
12 18 (8.49%) Test Automation
13 17 (8.02%) Digital Marketing
13 17 (8.02%) Scrum
13 17 (8.02%) Visualisation
14 16 (7.55%) Continuous Delivery
14 16 (7.55%) Web Development
15 15 (7.08%) Cloud Operations
15 15 (7.08%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (41.04%) Java
2 76 (35.85%) Python
3 58 (27.36%) SQL
4 28 (13.21%) Shell Script
5 24 (11.32%) C++
6 20 (9.43%) JavaScript
7 17 (8.02%) C#
8 13 (6.13%) Groovy
9 12 (5.66%) Scala
10 11 (5.19%) Bash Shell
11 10 (4.72%) C
12 9 (4.25%) Perl
12 9 (4.25%) PL/SQL
12 9 (4.25%) PowerShell
13 7 (3.30%) PHP
13 7 (3.30%) R
13 7 (3.30%) Ruby
14 5 (2.36%) Tcl
15 4 (1.89%) Korn
16 3 (1.42%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 61 (28.77%) Degree
2 21 (9.91%) Security Cleared
3 13 (6.13%) Numerate Degree
3 13 (6.13%) OCP
3 13 (6.13%) Oracle Certification
4 7 (3.30%) CCNA
4 7 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.83%) TOGAF Certification
6 5 (2.36%) CCNP
6 5 (2.36%) ISEB
6 5 (2.36%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.89%) Master's Degree
8 3 (1.42%) AWS Certification
8 3 (1.42%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.42%) HND
9 2 (0.94%) CISSP
9 2 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.94%) JNCIA
9 2 (0.94%) JNCIS
9 2 (0.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.30%) QA
2 4 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.42%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (1.42%) SLA
4 2 (0.94%) NIST
4 2 (0.94%) NIST 800
4 2 (0.94%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.47%) GDPR
5 1 (0.47%) SOC 2
System Software
1 45 (21.23%) Docker
2 29 (13.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (6.13%) Active Directory
3 13 (6.13%) HDFS
4 12 (5.66%) Hyper-V
5 9 (4.25%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (3.30%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.42%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.94%) GPFS
8 2 (0.94%) NFS
8 2 (0.94%) PowerHA
9 1 (0.47%) Firmware
9 1 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 46 (21.70%) Ansible
2 34 (16.04%) Kubernetes
3 33 (15.57%) Terraform
4 28 (13.21%) Puppet
5 12 (5.66%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (3.30%) Data Guard
7 6 (2.83%) Salt
8 5 (2.36%) Grafana
8 5 (2.36%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (2.36%) Prometheus
9 4 (1.89%) Argo
9 4 (1.89%) NetBackup
10 3 (1.42%) Nmap
11 2 (0.94%) Packer
11 2 (0.94%) SCCM
11 2 (0.94%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.94%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 1 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 53 (25.00%) Oracle
2 42 (19.81%) VMware
3 14 (6.60%) Cisco
4 13 (6.13%) Okta
5 11 (5.19%) Adobe
6 10 (4.72%) IBM
6 10 (4.72%) Red Hat
7 9 (4.25%) EMC
7 9 (4.25%) Microsoft
8 7 (3.30%) Brocade
9 6 (2.83%) Arista
9 6 (2.83%) webMethods
10 5 (2.36%) NetApp
11 4 (1.89%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.89%) SAP
11 4 (1.89%) Sybase
12 3 (1.42%) Citrix
12 3 (1.42%) Informatica
12 3 (1.42%) Isilon
13 2 (0.94%) Foundry