Period
to 18 September 2019

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 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > South East
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 127 96 66
Rank change year-on-year -31 -30 -10
Permanent jobs citing Unix 653 931 1,236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.51% 3.14% 4.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.93% 12.55% 15.25%
Number of salaries quoted 529 731 991
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% -3.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% 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 6,579 7,421 8,105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.30% 25.06% 27.99%
Number of salaries quoted 5,364 6,097 6,952
South East median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +3.66% -3.53%
10th Percentile £24,693 £23,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 18 September 2019.

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 September 2019. 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 -13 237 £52,500 +5.00% 31
Berkshire +5 186 £52,500 +5.00% 22
Hampshire -46 148 £44,500 -15.24% 27
Surrey -18 145 £60,000 +20.00% 13
West Sussex +5 88 £52,000 +7.22% 18
Oxfordshire +10 29 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Buckinghamshire -37 22 £67,500 +56.98% 6
Kent -7 13 £34,000 -11.49% 3
East Sussex -2 7 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Middlesex +1 6 £55,250 -7.92%
Isle of Wight -7 4 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Home Counties 0 1 £60,000 -
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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.

1 426 (65.24%) Linux
2 232 (35.53%) Windows
3 189 (28.94%) Oracle
4 181 (27.72%) Java
5 179 (27.41%) SQL
6 142 (21.75%) Agile Software Development
7 138 (21.13%) AWS
8 133 (20.37%) Finance
9 131 (20.06%) ITIL
10 125 (19.14%) Python
11 111 (17.00%) VMware
12 105 (16.08%) DevOps
13 104 (15.93%) Azure
14 101 (15.47%) Degree
15 96 (14.70%) JavaScript
16 93 (14.24%) Microsoft
17 92 (14.09%) VMware Infrastructure
18 89 (13.63%) Bash Shell
18 89 (13.63%) Firewall
19 85 (13.02%) Cisco
20 79 (12.10%) Data Centre
21 77 (11.79%) TCP/IP
21 77 (11.79%) Problem-Solving
22 76 (11.64%) HP
23 73 (11.18%) Git (software)
24 72 (11.03%) Cisco Certification
25 70 (10.72%) Perl
26 69 (10.57%) Citrix
27 68 (10.41%) SLA
27 68 (10.41%) DNS

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 32 (4.90%) Apache
2 30 (4.59%) IIS
3 27 (4.13%) Tomcat
4 25 (3.83%) JBoss
5 20 (3.06%) Oracle Workflow
6 19 (2.91%) WebLogic
7 18 (2.76%) CICS
8 15 (2.30%) BizTalk Server
9 14 (2.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 7 (1.07%) Apache Spark
10 7 (1.07%) nginx
11 5 (0.77%) SharePoint
12 4 (0.61%) Alfresco
12 4 (0.61%) Confluence
13 2 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.31%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.31%) Smallworld
14 1 (0.15%) Cloud Foundry
14 1 (0.15%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (3.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 27 (4.13%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (3.22%) Oracle Applications
3 19 (2.91%) Oracle EBS R12
4 15 (2.30%) Oracle ERP
5 5 (0.77%) Oracle 11i
6 4 (0.61%) Cisco SocialMiner
6 4 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.46%) CA PPM
7 3 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.46%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.31%) Oracle Payroll
9 1 (0.15%) Maximo
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.15%) SAP CCM
9 1 (0.15%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 138 (21.13%) AWS
2 104 (15.93%) Azure
3 32 (4.90%) SaaS
4 17 (2.60%) OpenShift
5 12 (1.84%) GitHub
6 8 (1.23%) AWS Lambda
6 8 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (1.23%) PaaS
6 8 (1.23%) Serverless
7 6 (0.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 6 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.77%) IaaS
9 4 (0.61%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.61%) GCP
10 3 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 3 (0.46%) Datadog
10 3 (0.46%) Office 365
11 2 (0.31%) Amazon Kinesis
11 2 (0.31%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 89 (13.63%) Firewall
2 77 (11.79%) TCP/IP
3 68 (10.41%) DNS
4 45 (6.89%) DHCP
5 41 (6.28%) LAN
6 40 (6.13%) SAN
7 38 (5.82%) BGP
7 38 (5.82%) Internet
7 38 (5.82%) OSPF
8 34 (5.21%) WAN
9 23 (3.52%) Network Security
10 22 (3.37%) Fibre Channel
11 20 (3.06%) Wireless
12 18 (2.76%) DMZ
13 17 (2.60%) MPLS
14 16 (2.45%) Cisco Firepower
14 16 (2.45%) IPsec
15 15 (2.30%) EIGRP
16 14 (2.14%) Ethernet
17 13 (1.99%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (10.11%) Oracle Database
2 63 (9.65%) SQL Server
3 52 (7.96%) MySQL
4 33 (5.05%) Relational Database
5 25 (3.83%) SQL Server 2005
6 22 (3.37%) Big Data
6 22 (3.37%) MongoDB
6 22 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
7 21 (3.22%) DB2
8 20 (3.06%) Oracle Reports
9 19 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
9 19 (2.91%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 18 (2.76%) Hadoop
10 18 (2.76%) RDBMS
11 17 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
11 17 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
12 15 (2.30%) Oracle Discoverer
13 13 (1.99%) NoSQL
13 13 (1.99%) Oracle BI EE
14 12 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 73 (11.18%) Git (software)
2 43 (6.58%) Jenkins
2 43 (6.58%) JIRA
3 23 (3.52%) Subversion
4 20 (3.06%) Oracle Forms
5 19 (2.91%) Rational DOORS
6 13 (1.99%) Selenium
7 10 (1.53%) Maven
8 9 (1.38%) Rational Rhapsody
9 8 (1.23%) Bitbucket
9 8 (1.23%) git-flow
9 8 (1.23%) ProC
10 7 (1.07%) Ant
10 7 (1.07%) Sonatype Nexus
11 6 (0.92%) Gradle
11 6 (0.92%) SoapUI
12 4 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (0.61%) Jasmine
12 4 (0.61%) Karma Test Runner
12 4 (0.61%) TeamCity
General
1 133 (20.37%) Finance
2 58 (8.88%) Telecoms
3 49 (7.50%) Manufacturing
4 35 (5.36%) Retail
5 27 (4.13%) Marketing
6 26 (3.98%) Electronics
7 25 (3.83%) Public Sector
8 19 (2.91%) Billing
9 17 (2.60%) Games
10 12 (1.84%) Military
11 5 (0.77%) Automotive
12 4 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.46%) German Language
13 3 (0.46%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.31%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.31%) Legal
15 1 (0.15%) Back Office
15 1 (0.15%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 130 (19.91%) Developer
2 61 (9.34%) Administrator
3 57 (8.73%) Analyst
4 54 (8.27%) Consultant
5 53 (8.12%) Support Engineer
6 41 (6.28%) Network Engineer
7 39 (5.97%) Applications Support
8 33 (5.05%) Linux Engineer
9 32 (4.90%) Systems Administrator
10 31 (4.75%) DevOps Engineer
10 31 (4.75%) Senior Developer
11 30 (4.59%) Unix Administrator
12 25 (3.83%) Linux Administrator
12 25 (3.83%) Software Engineer
12 25 (3.83%) Systems Engineer
13 24 (3.68%) C++ Developer
14 23 (3.52%) Applications Engineer
14 23 (3.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 23 (3.52%) Security Engineer
15 22 (3.37%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (6.43%) .NET
2 35 (5.36%) Middleware
2 35 (5.36%) Node.js
3 34 (5.21%) AngularJS
4 31 (4.75%) SOAP
5 28 (4.29%) HTML
5 28 (4.29%) XML
6 27 (4.13%) jQuery
6 27 (4.13%) REST
7 26 (3.98%) JSON
8 22 (3.37%) CSS
9 16 (2.45%) XSLT
10 15 (2.30%) Web Services
11 13 (1.99%) Spring
11 13 (1.99%) WPF
12 12 (1.84%) Kafka
12 12 (1.84%) Oracle Fusion
13 11 (1.68%) HTML5
13 11 (1.68%) LDAP
14 10 (1.53%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 79 (12.10%) Data Centre
2 64 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (7.20%) Management Information System
4 28 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
5 27 (4.13%) Linux Command Line
6 26 (3.98%) Mainframe
7 20 (3.06%) Public Cloud
8 19 (2.91%) Private Cloud
9 17 (2.60%) Algorithms
9 17 (2.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 16 (2.45%) Clustering
11 12 (1.84%) Online Games
11 12 (1.84%) Replication
12 8 (1.23%) Fat Client
12 8 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
12 8 (1.23%) Security Operations Centre
12 8 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
12 8 (1.23%) Thin Client
13 6 (0.92%) PKI
14 5 (0.77%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 426 (65.24%) Linux
2 232 (35.53%) Windows
3 58 (8.88%) Solaris
4 57 (8.73%) Windows Server
5 51 (7.81%) AIX
6 39 (5.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 33 (5.05%) CentOS
8 25 (3.83%) Windows 7
9 22 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (2.76%) MVS
10 18 (2.76%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (2.60%) Ubuntu
12 14 (2.14%) Windows 10
13 13 (1.99%) Apple iOS
14 11 (1.68%) Android
14 11 (1.68%) Debian
15 10 (1.53%) FreeBSD
16 9 (1.38%) Fedora
17 7 (1.07%) Mac OS
18 5 (0.77%) IRIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (21.75%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (20.06%) ITIL
3 105 (16.08%) DevOps
4 77 (11.79%) Problem-Solving
5 68 (10.41%) Information Security
6 57 (8.73%) SDLC
7 54 (8.27%) Software Engineering
8 53 (8.12%) Disaster Recovery
9 52 (7.96%) Computer Science
10 51 (7.81%) Project Management
11 47 (7.20%) Continuous Integration
12 44 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
13 43 (6.58%) Business Continuity
14 38 (5.82%) Test Automation
15 35 (5.36%) Unit Testing
16 33 (5.05%) Data Modelling
16 33 (5.05%) Ticket Management
17 31 (4.75%) SOA
18 30 (4.59%) Performance Monitoring
19 28 (4.29%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 181 (27.72%) Java
2 179 (27.41%) SQL
3 125 (19.14%) Python
4 96 (14.70%) JavaScript
5 89 (13.63%) Bash Shell
6 70 (10.72%) Perl
7 58 (8.88%) Shell Script
8 55 (8.42%) C
9 53 (8.12%) C++
10 52 (7.96%) C#
10 52 (7.96%) PL/SQL
11 40 (6.13%) PowerShell
12 35 (5.36%) PHP
13 30 (4.59%) Ruby
14 27 (4.13%) Korn
15 18 (2.76%) COBOL
15 18 (2.76%) JCL
16 16 (2.45%) AWK
17 14 (2.14%) Bourne shell
18 10 (1.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 101 (15.47%) Degree
2 72 (11.03%) Cisco Certification
3 67 (10.26%) CCNA
4 54 (8.27%) CCNP
4 54 (8.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 53 (8.12%) Security Cleared
6 37 (5.67%) MCSE
7 34 (5.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 31 (4.75%) SC Cleared
9 29 (4.44%) JNCIS
10 20 (3.06%) Computer Science Degree
11 18 (2.76%) MCP
12 17 (2.60%) JNCIE
12 17 (2.60%) RHCE
13 16 (2.45%) JNCIA
14 13 (1.99%) JNCIP
15 12 (1.84%) CCSA
15 12 (1.84%) CCSE
15 12 (1.84%) Oracle Certification
16 11 (1.68%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (10.41%) SLA
2 27 (4.13%) QA
3 13 (1.99%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 15288
5 3 (0.46%) GDPR
6 2 (0.31%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.15%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 92 (14.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 62 (9.49%) Docker
3 55 (8.42%) Active Directory
4 33 (5.05%) Firmware
5 25 (3.83%) Oracle RAC
6 16 (2.45%) XenApp
6 16 (2.45%) XenDesktop
7 15 (2.30%) vSphere
8 14 (2.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 12 (1.84%) iptables
10 11 (1.68%) Job Entry Subsystem
11 10 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (1.23%) DFS Replication
12 8 (1.23%) NFS
12 8 (1.23%) Terminal Server
13 7 (1.07%) GlusterFS
14 6 (0.92%) Hyper-V
15 4 (0.61%) LXC
16 1 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 1 (0.15%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 55 (8.42%) Ansible
2 46 (7.04%) Kubernetes
3 31 (4.75%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (4.29%) Puppet
5 21 (3.22%) Red Hat Satellite
6 16 (2.45%) NetBackup
7 14 (2.14%) Data Guard
7 14 (2.14%) HP Quality Center
7 14 (2.14%) Oracle ZFS
7 14 (2.14%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 13 (1.99%) Single Sign-On
9 12 (1.84%) vCenter Server
10 11 (1.68%) Norton AntiVirus
10 11 (1.68%) Terraform
11 8 (1.23%) AirWatch
11 8 (1.23%) Netcool
11 8 (1.23%) SCCM
11 8 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 8 (1.23%) WSUS
12 7 (1.07%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 189 (28.94%) Oracle
2 111 (17.00%) VMware
3 93 (14.24%) Microsoft
4 85 (13.02%) Cisco
5 76 (11.64%) HP
6 69 (10.57%) Citrix
7 49 (7.50%) IBM
8 48 (7.35%) ServiceNow
9 47 (7.20%) Red Hat
10 43 (6.58%) Dell
11 40 (6.13%) SAP
12 36 (5.51%) NetApp
13 35 (5.36%) Nimble Storage
14 34 (5.21%) Juniper
15 33 (5.05%) Sun
16 31 (4.75%) Brocade
17 27 (4.13%) Splunk
18 23 (3.52%) Palo Alto
19 18 (2.76%) F5
20 16 (2.45%) Mitel