Period
to 31 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 31 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > South West
6 months to
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 112 105 106
Rank change year-on-year -7 +1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Unix 85 282 293
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 2.48% 2.90% 2.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.02% 10.93% 10.92%
Number of salaries quoted 83 260 260
Median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

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 West with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 942 2,579 2,684
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.46% 26.55% 26.11%
Number of salaries quoted 811 2,141 2,114
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,750 £24,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,500 £60,525
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,100 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.86% -5.05% +5.56%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Unix as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in the South West

Unix
Salary Trend in the South West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Unix in the South West.

Salary trend for Unix in the South West

Unix
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Unix in the South West over the 6 months to 31 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Unix in the South West

Unix
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the South West region over the 6 months to 31 October 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
Bristol +35 37 £50,000 +25.00% 6
Wiltshire +54 29 £65,000 +126.09% 5
Somerset +15 6 £38,750 -22.50% 1
Gloucestershire -24 5 £55,000 +22.91% 3
Dorset +43 4 £70,000 +75.00% 5
Devon +17 3 £57,500 +35.29% 2
Avon - 1 £60,000 -
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 West region with a requirement for Unix.

1 76 (89.41%) Linux
2 35 (41.18%) Finance
3 34 (40.00%) Docker
4 33 (38.82%) Puppet
5 29 (34.12%) DevOps
6 28 (32.94%) Python
6 28 (32.94%) Shell Script
7 25 (29.41%) Red Hat
8 24 (28.24%) Kubernetes
9 22 (25.88%) Bash Shell
10 20 (23.53%) VMware
11 19 (22.35%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (21.18%) SQL
13 17 (20.00%) Oracle
13 17 (20.00%) Windows
13 17 (20.00%) Solaris
13 17 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
14 16 (18.82%) Telecoms
14 16 (18.82%) Ansible
14 16 (18.82%) AWS
15 15 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 15 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
16 14 (16.47%) SLA
16 14 (16.47%) Cisco
16 14 (16.47%) AIX
16 14 (16.47%) PowerShell
16 14 (16.47%) OpenShift
16 14 (16.47%) Public Sector
17 13 (15.29%) CentOS
17 13 (15.29%) Marketing

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 5 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.53%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 5 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (18.82%) AWS
2 14 (16.47%) OpenShift
3 11 (12.94%) Azure
4 10 (11.76%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (5.88%) Amazon ECS
5 5 (5.88%) Amazon EKS
5 5 (5.88%) Apigee
6 4 (4.71%) SaaS
7 3 (3.53%) Office 365
8 2 (2.35%) Power Platform
9 1 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (1.18%) Amazon S3
9 1 (1.18%) G Suite
9 1 (1.18%) IaaS
9 1 (1.18%) npm
9 1 (1.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.76%) Firewall
2 9 (10.59%) DNS
3 5 (5.88%) Internet
3 5 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (4.71%) SMTP
4 4 (4.71%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.53%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (3.53%) iSCSI
5 3 (3.53%) NetScaler
5 3 (3.53%) SAN
5 3 (3.53%) VPN
6 2 (2.35%) DHCP
6 2 (2.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.06%) NoSQL
2 5 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.71%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.71%) MySQL
4 3 (3.53%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.35%) OLAP
5 2 (2.35%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.35%) Power BI
5 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.35%) Star Schema
5 2 (2.35%) Tableau
6 1 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (14.12%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.06%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.06%) GitLab
3 1 (1.18%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.18%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.18%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.18%) JIRA
3 1 (1.18%) JUnit
3 1 (1.18%) Selenium
General
1 35 (41.18%) Finance
2 16 (18.82%) Telecoms
3 14 (16.47%) Public Sector
4 13 (15.29%) Electronics
4 13 (15.29%) Manufacturing
4 13 (15.29%) Marketing
5 8 (9.41%) Retail
6 1 (1.18%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.18%) Banking
6 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (25.88%) Administrator
2 21 (24.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (17.65%) Linux Administrator
4 12 (14.12%) Analyst
4 12 (14.12%) Developer
4 12 (14.12%) Systems Administrator
5 9 (10.59%) Java Developer
5 9 (10.59%) Unix Administrator
5 9 (10.59%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 7 (8.24%) Senior Developer
6 7 (8.24%) Senior DevOps
6 7 (8.24%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (7.06%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (5.88%) Junior
8 5 (5.88%) Senior Linux Administrator
9 4 (4.71%) Applications Support
9 4 (4.71%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.71%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.88%) Node.js
2 3 (3.53%) HTML
2 3 (3.53%) Middleware
3 2 (2.35%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.35%) CSS
3 2 (2.35%) J2EE
3 2 (2.35%) Laravel
3 2 (2.35%) LDAP
3 2 (2.35%) RESTful
3 2 (2.35%) Spring
3 2 (2.35%) Vue.js
3 2 (2.35%) XML
4 1 (1.18%) Caffe
4 1 (1.18%) Kafka
4 1 (1.18%) Keras
4 1 (1.18%) OpenCV
4 1 (1.18%) React
4 1 (1.18%) Sass
4 1 (1.18%) Tailwind CSS
4 1 (1.18%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (9.41%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.71%) Cloud Native
4 4 (4.71%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (4.71%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.53%) Reinsurance
6 2 (2.35%) Clustering
6 2 (2.35%) CMDB
6 2 (2.35%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.35%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.18%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.18%) Cybercrime
7 1 (1.18%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.18%) Media Streaming
7 1 (1.18%) Robotics
7 1 (1.18%) Social Media
7 1 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 76 (89.41%) Linux
2 17 (20.00%) Solaris
2 17 (20.00%) Windows
3 15 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (16.47%) AIX
5 13 (15.29%) CentOS
6 4 (4.71%) Windows Server
7 3 (3.53%) HPUX
7 3 (3.53%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (3.53%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.53%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.35%) Mac OS
8 2 (2.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.12%) DevOps
2 19 (22.35%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (15.29%) Digital Marketing
5 13 (15.29%) ITIL
5 13 (15.29%) Programme Management
6 12 (14.12%) Configuration Management
6 12 (14.12%) Cybersecurity
7 11 (12.94%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (12.94%) Security Hardening
8 8 (9.41%) OO
8 8 (9.41%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (8.24%) Change Management
9 7 (8.24%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 7 (8.24%) OOD
9 7 (8.24%) Open Source
9 7 (8.24%) Sprint Planning
9 7 (8.24%) Threat Intelligence
10 6 (7.06%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 28 (32.94%) Python
1 28 (32.94%) Shell Script
2 22 (25.88%) Bash Shell
3 18 (21.18%) SQL
4 14 (16.47%) PowerShell
5 10 (11.76%) Java
6 9 (10.59%) PL/SQL
7 8 (9.41%) Java 8
8 5 (5.88%) Go
9 3 (3.53%) C
9 3 (3.53%) PHP
10 2 (2.35%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.35%) Perl
11 1 (1.18%) C++
11 1 (1.18%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.18%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 10 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.24%) Degree
3 6 (7.06%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.53%) CCNA
4 3 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.53%) MCSA
4 3 (3.53%) MCSE
4 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.53%) RHCE
4 3 (3.53%) RHCSA
4 3 (3.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.35%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.18%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.18%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.47%) SLA
2 11 (12.94%) QA
3 6 (7.06%) GDPR
4 4 (4.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (3.53%) NIST
5 3 (3.53%) NIST 800
System Software
1 34 (40.00%) Docker
2 7 (8.24%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (3.53%) vSphere
3 3 (3.53%) XenApp
3 3 (3.53%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.35%) Btrfs
4 2 (2.35%) Ceph
4 2 (2.35%) DRBD
4 2 (2.35%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.35%) KVM
4 2 (2.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 33 (38.82%) Puppet
2 24 (28.24%) Kubernetes
3 16 (18.82%) Ansible
4 10 (11.76%) Terraform
5 9 (10.59%) Red Hat Satellite
6 7 (8.24%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (8.24%) Oracle ZFS
7 4 (4.71%) Istio
7 4 (4.71%) Nagios
7 4 (4.71%) Prometheus
7 4 (4.71%) SCCM
8 3 (3.53%) Backup Exec
8 3 (3.53%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 3 (3.53%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (3.53%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 25 (29.41%) Red Hat
2 20 (23.53%) VMware
3 17 (20.00%) Oracle
4 14 (16.47%) Cisco
5 13 (15.29%) SAP
6 6 (7.06%) Dynatrace
6 6 (7.06%) IBM
7 5 (5.88%) Microsoft
8 3 (3.53%) Apple
8 3 (3.53%) Citrix
8 3 (3.53%) Dell
8 3 (3.53%) HP
8 3 (3.53%) McAfee
8 3 (3.53%) Veeam
9 2 (2.35%) Google
9 2 (2.35%) NetApp
9 2 (2.35%) Rapid7
9 2 (2.35%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.18%) Atlassian
10 1 (1.18%) Okta