Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Thames Valley 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
South East > Thames Valley
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 44 45
Rank change year-on-year -25 +1 -7
Permanent jobs citing Unix 509 791 960
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 4.20% 5.45% 5.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.86% 20.34% 19.70%
Number of salaries quoted 378 534 797
Thames Valley median annual salary £47,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.00% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £71,500 £66,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%

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 Thames Valley with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Thames Valley
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3209 3888 4873
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 26.46% 26.76% 25.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2641 3176 3937
Thames Valley median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in the Thames Valley

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in the Thames Valley

Unix
Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unix in the Thames Valley.

Salary trend for Unix in the Thames Valley

Unix
Salary Histogram in the Thames Valley

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in the Thames Valley over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix in the Thames Valley

Unix
Job Locations in the Thames Valley

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Thames Valley region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Berkshire -20 334 £45,000 -10.00% 20
Buckinghamshire +12 89 £47,000 +6.82% 11
Oxfordshire -14 86 £50,000 - 10
Unix
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Thames Valley region with a requirement for Unix.

1 370 (72.69%) Linux
2 219 (43.03%) Windows
3 165 (32.42%) SQL
4 118 (23.18%) Java
5 117 (22.99%) ITIL
6 104 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
7 101 (19.84%) Python
8 93 (18.27%) Firewall
9 81 (15.91%) Bash Shell
10 78 (15.32%) Oracle
11 76 (14.93%) Amazon AWS
12 75 (14.73%) Perl
13 74 (14.54%) C++
13 74 (14.54%) Juniper
14 73 (14.34%) Cisco
15 70 (13.75%) Finance
16 68 (13.36%) TCP/IP
16 68 (13.36%) Software Engineering
17 61 (11.98%) Solaris
17 61 (11.98%) DevOps
18 59 (11.59%) Degree
19 57 (11.20%) Computer Science
20 54 (10.61%) Telecoms
21 53 (10.41%) F5
22 52 (10.22%) Git (software)
23 50 (9.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 49 (9.63%) Configuration Management
24 49 (9.63%) JavaScript
25 48 (9.43%) HTML
26 47 (9.23%) Security Cleared

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Thames Valley 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 (4.91%) Apache
2 24 (4.72%) Tomcat
3 18 (3.54%) IIS
4 17 (3.34%) WebSphere
5 13 (2.55%) WebLogic
6 12 (2.36%) SAS
7 10 (1.96%) JBoss
8 9 (1.77%) Apache Spark
8 9 (1.77%) CMS
9 7 (1.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.98%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.79%) nginx
12 3 (0.59%) Drupal
12 3 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.39%) Confluence
13 2 (0.39%) lighttpd
13 2 (0.39%) WordPress
14 1 (0.20%) Apache Pig
14 1 (0.20%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 20 (3.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (3.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (2.16%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.79%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.59%) EngageOne
6 1 (0.20%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.18%) Oracle General Ledger
1 6 (1.18%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (0.59%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 76 (14.93%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (7.07%) SaaS
3 24 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.77%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (1.57%) Amazon S3
6 6 (1.18%) FinancialForce
7 4 (0.79%) Amazon Kinesis
7 4 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (0.79%) GitHub
8 3 (0.59%) Office 365
8 3 (0.59%) Route 53
8 3 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.39%) IaaS
9 2 (0.39%) PaaS
10 1 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.20%) Amazon Glacier
10 1 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 93 (18.27%) Firewall
2 68 (13.36%) TCP/IP
3 28 (5.50%) BGP
4 25 (4.91%) DNS
5 21 (4.13%) Ethernet
6 19 (3.73%) Network Security
6 19 (3.73%) SS7
7 18 (3.54%) OSPF
8 17 (3.34%) Internet
8 17 (3.34%) WAN
9 14 (2.75%) Radio Access Network
9 14 (2.75%) VoLTE
9 14 (2.75%) VPN
10 12 (2.36%) LAN
11 11 (2.16%) HTTP
11 11 (2.16%) Intrusion Detection
11 11 (2.16%) MPLS
11 11 (2.16%) SSL
12 10 (1.96%) LDAP
13 9 (1.77%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (7.66%) NoSQL
2 36 (7.07%) Oracle Database
3 35 (6.88%) Relational Database
4 31 (6.09%) MySQL
5 28 (5.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 27 (5.30%) Oracle Database 12c
7 22 (4.32%) RDBMS
8 18 (3.54%) Big Data
9 15 (2.95%) Hadoop
9 15 (2.95%) MongoDB
10 14 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
11 12 (2.36%) Oracle9i Database
12 11 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (2.16%) DB2
13 10 (1.96%) OLTP
13 10 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
14 9 (1.77%) Oracle Exadata
14 9 (1.77%) SQL Server
15 7 (1.38%) Amazon RDS
15 7 (1.38%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 52 (10.22%) Git (software)
2 42 (8.25%) JIRA
3 38 (7.47%) Jenkins
4 25 (4.91%) Maven
4 25 (4.91%) Subversion
5 15 (2.95%) Visual Studio
6 9 (1.77%) Oracle APEX
7 8 (1.57%) Ant
7 8 (1.57%) Selenium
8 7 (1.38%) Gradle
8 7 (1.38%) Vagrant
9 6 (1.18%) Bitbucket
9 6 (1.18%) Cucumber
9 6 (1.18%) Eclipse
10 5 (0.98%) JIRA Agile
10 5 (0.98%) SoapUI
11 4 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (0.79%) GitLab
12 3 (0.59%) Apache Ivy
13 2 (0.39%) PyCharm
General
1 70 (13.75%) Finance
2 54 (10.61%) Telecoms
3 32 (6.29%) German Language
4 28 (5.50%) Banking
5 25 (4.91%) Manufacturing
6 24 (4.72%) French Language
7 23 (4.52%) Digital Economy
8 21 (4.13%) Marketing
9 18 (3.54%) Electronics
10 14 (2.75%) Automotive
10 14 (2.75%) Retail
11 9 (1.77%) Publishing
12 6 (1.18%) Billing
13 5 (0.98%) Legal
14 2 (0.39%) Games
14 2 (0.39%) Military
15 1 (0.20%) Advertising
15 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.20%) Russian Language
15 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 76 (14.93%) Analyst
2 59 (11.59%) Developer
3 51 (10.02%) Linux Engineer
4 48 (9.43%) Software Engineer
5 47 (9.23%) Network Engineer
6 42 (8.25%) DevOps Engineer
7 38 (7.47%) Consultant
8 36 (7.07%) Security Engineer
9 34 (6.68%) Applications Support
10 31 (6.09%) Administrator
11 29 (5.70%) Support Engineer
12 27 (5.30%) AWS Engineer
13 26 (5.11%) Unix Engineer
14 25 (4.91%) AWS DevOps
14 25 (4.91%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 25 (4.91%) Java Developer
14 25 (4.91%) Support Analyst
15 23 (4.52%) C++ Software Engineer
15 23 (4.52%) DBA
15 23 (4.52%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (9.43%) HTML
2 46 (9.04%) Web Services
3 29 (5.70%) CSS
4 27 (5.30%) Java EE
5 23 (4.52%) XML
6 21 (4.13%) AngularJS
7 19 (3.73%) Django
7 19 (3.73%) Spring
8 18 (3.54%) SOAP
9 17 (3.34%) JSON
9 17 (3.34%) Middleware
9 17 (3.34%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 17 (3.34%) Qt
10 16 (3.14%) J2EE
11 14 (2.75%) MFC
11 14 (2.75%) OpenGL
11 14 (2.75%) REST
11 14 (2.75%) WinForms
12 13 (2.55%) React
13 11 (2.16%) Polymer
Miscellaneous
1 57 (11.20%) Computer Science
2 41 (8.06%) Data Centre
3 28 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (5.30%) Linux Command Line
5 23 (4.52%) Fintech
6 21 (4.13%) Algorithms
7 14 (2.75%) Smartphone
8 13 (2.55%) Replication
9 11 (2.16%) Cybercrime
10 10 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
11 9 (1.77%) Mobile Computing
12 7 (1.38%) Clustering
12 7 (1.38%) Data Structures
12 7 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.38%) Management Information System
13 6 (1.18%) Client/Server
13 6 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
13 6 (1.18%) Public Cloud
13 6 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
14 5 (0.98%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 370 (72.69%) Linux
2 219 (43.03%) Windows
3 61 (11.98%) Solaris
4 50 (9.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 38 (7.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 35 (6.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (6.09%) Windows Server
8 29 (5.70%) CentOS
8 29 (5.70%) Windows 2000
9 25 (4.91%) Android
10 19 (3.73%) AIX
11 15 (2.95%) Mac OS
12 13 (2.55%) Apple iOS
12 13 (2.55%) Ubuntu
13 9 (1.77%) Windows Mobile
14 8 (1.57%) Windows 10
15 6 (1.18%) Windows 7
16 5 (0.98%) Debian
17 4 (0.79%) HPUX
17 4 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (22.99%) ITIL
2 104 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (13.36%) Software Engineering
4 61 (11.98%) DevOps
5 49 (9.63%) Configuration Management
6 41 (8.06%) Mentoring
7 39 (7.66%) Project Management
8 37 (7.27%) Test Automation
9 34 (6.68%) Cybersecurity
9 34 (6.68%) High Availability
10 27 (5.30%) Mathematics
10 27 (5.30%) Scrum
11 26 (5.11%) Risk Management
12 25 (4.91%) ERP
13 24 (4.72%) Performance Tuning
14 22 (4.32%) Continuous Integration
14 22 (4.32%) Time Management
15 21 (4.13%) Penetration Testing
16 20 (3.93%) Statistics
16 20 (3.93%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 165 (32.42%) SQL
2 118 (23.18%) Java
3 101 (19.84%) Python
4 81 (15.91%) Bash Shell
5 75 (14.73%) Perl
6 74 (14.54%) C++
7 49 (9.63%) JavaScript
8 39 (7.66%) C
9 37 (7.27%) Shell Script
10 23 (4.52%) C#
11 20 (3.93%) PL/SQL
12 19 (3.73%) Korn
12 19 (3.73%) PowerShell
13 18 (3.54%) PHP
14 17 (3.34%) Scala
15 8 (1.57%) Groovy
16 7 (1.38%) Ruby
17 5 (0.98%) BeanShell
17 5 (0.98%) Go
18 4 (0.79%) R
Qualifications
1 59 (11.59%) Degree
2 47 (9.23%) Security Cleared
3 28 (5.50%) DV Cleared
4 22 (4.32%) Computer Science Degree
5 19 (3.73%) AWS Certification
5 19 (3.73%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (3.73%) SC Cleared
6 17 (3.34%) CCNP
6 17 (3.34%) PhD
7 12 (2.36%) JNCIA
8 10 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (1.57%) ISTQB
10 7 (1.38%) CISSP
11 6 (1.18%) AAT
12 5 (0.98%) CCIE
12 5 (0.98%) CCNA
12 5 (0.98%) CCSP
12 5 (0.98%) GCFE
12 5 (0.98%) GREM
12 5 (0.98%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (7.47%) SLA
2 21 (4.13%) QA
3 10 (1.96%) PMO
4 9 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.79%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.79%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.79%) SAS 70
6 3 (0.59%) ISO 22301
6 3 (0.59%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.20%) COBIT
System Software
1 29 (5.70%) Docker
2 23 (4.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (4.13%) Active Directory
4 18 (3.54%) Oracle RAC
5 12 (2.36%) Hyper-V
5 12 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (1.96%) vSphere
7 7 (1.38%) HDFS
8 5 (0.98%) VMware NSX
9 4 (0.79%) Firmware
9 4 (0.79%) GPFS
9 4 (0.79%) NFS
10 3 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.39%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.39%) KVM
11 2 (0.39%) Postfix
11 2 (0.39%) Samba
11 2 (0.39%) Varnish
12 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 41 (8.06%) Puppet
2 39 (7.66%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (6.09%) Terraform
4 24 (4.72%) Ansible
5 14 (2.75%) Nagios
6 12 (2.36%) Data Guard
7 10 (1.96%) Oracle RMAN
8 9 (1.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 9 (1.77%) vCenter Server
9 7 (1.38%) Hadoop YARN
9 7 (1.38%) Salt
10 6 (1.18%) Galera Cluster
10 6 (1.18%) Kubernetes
10 6 (1.18%) OpenNebula
10 6 (1.18%) SCOM
11 5 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (0.79%) Tivoli
13 3 (0.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 3 (0.59%) WMI
13 3 (0.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 78 (15.32%) Oracle
2 74 (14.54%) Juniper
3 73 (14.34%) Cisco
4 53 (10.41%) F5
5 46 (9.04%) CheckPoint
6 42 (8.25%) Palo Alto
7 41 (8.06%) Blue Coat
7 41 (8.06%) Red Hat
8 39 (7.66%) Crossbeam
9 38 (7.47%) VMware
10 34 (6.68%) Sourcefire
11 30 (5.89%) Microsoft
12 25 (4.91%) HP
13 19 (3.73%) ServiceNow
14 18 (3.54%) SAP
15 15 (2.95%) IBM
16 11 (2.16%) NetApp
16 11 (2.16%) Sophos
16 11 (2.16%) Sun
17 7 (1.38%) TIBCO