Period
to 5 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for AIX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited AIX over the 6 months to 5 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM AIX
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 460 632 617
Rank change year-on-year +172 -15 +25
Permanent jobs citing AIX 116 221 297
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.32% 0.27% 0.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.38% 1.13% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 65 180 227
Median annual salary £47,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.00% +3.09% +10.23%
10th Percentile £35,250 £34,643 £36,250
90th Percentile £80,250 £66,250 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,000 £52,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year -9.62% - +9.47%

AIX 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 UK excluding London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 8,412 19,609 22,602
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 22.94% 23.83% 23.24%
Number of salaries quoted 6,790 15,019 17,946
Median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% +1.22% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%

AIX
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing AIX as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for AIX in the UK excluding London

AIX
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing AIX in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for AIX in the UK excluding London

AIX
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing AIX in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 5 August 2020.

Salary histogram for AIX in the UK excluding London

AIX
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AIX within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 5 August 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
South East +147 52 £45,000 -13.46% 6
Midlands +124 28 £47,000 -6.00%
West Midlands +109 21 £52,500 +23.53%
South West +122 19 £51,000 +24.39%
North of England +108 7 £45,000 -0.05% 1
East of England +101 7 £45,000 -25.00% 1
East Midlands +60 6 £30,000 -42.86%
North West +99 5 £45,000 -26.83% 1
Yorkshire +102 2 £52,500 +31.25%
Wales +27 2 £51,000 +13.33%
Scotland +81 1 - -
AIX
UK

For the 6 months to 5 August 2020, IT jobs citing AIX 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for AIX.

1 85 (73.28%) Linux
2 82 (70.69%) Unix
3 65 (56.03%) Oracle
4 43 (37.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 40 (34.48%) Solaris
6 39 (33.62%) Red Hat
7 37 (31.90%) Shell Script
7 37 (31.90%) IBM
8 36 (31.03%) Windows
9 34 (29.31%) Performance Tuning
10 32 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
11 31 (26.72%) Finance
12 30 (25.86%) VMware
13 27 (23.28%) Tivoli
14 25 (21.55%) Self-Motivation
15 24 (20.69%) Data Guard
16 23 (19.83%) Java
16 23 (19.83%) Oracle RMAN
17 21 (18.10%) SAP Basis
17 21 (18.10%) ABAP
17 21 (18.10%) SAP
17 21 (18.10%) Cisco
17 21 (18.10%) Azure
17 21 (18.10%) AWS
18 20 (17.24%) Incident Management
18 20 (17.24%) WebSphere
18 20 (17.24%) Apache Flex
18 20 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
19 19 (16.38%) Puppet
20 18 (15.52%) SQL

AIX
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 20 (17.24%) WebSphere
2 9 (7.76%) WebLogic
3 6 (5.17%) MQSeries
4 5 (4.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (8.62%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 21 (18.10%) AWS
1 21 (18.10%) Azure
2 16 (13.79%) OpenShift
3 7 (6.03%) Apigee
4 2 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.17%) SSL
2 5 (4.31%) SAN
3 1 (0.86%) DNS
3 1 (0.86%) Internet
3 1 (0.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.90%) Oracle Database
1 8 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.31%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.31%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (4.31%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 5 (4.31%) Oracle Discoverer
2 5 (4.31%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (2.59%) SQLPlus
4 2 (1.72%) DB2
4 2 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.72%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.86%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (4.31%) PowerBuilder
1 5 (4.31%) Toad
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle Forms
General
1 31 (26.72%) Finance
2 7 (6.03%) Retail
3 4 (3.45%) Military
4 2 (1.72%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (25.00%) Consultant
2 22 (18.97%) Administrator
3 21 (18.10%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 21 (18.10%) SAP Consultant
4 16 (13.79%) Analyst
5 14 (12.07%) Operations Analyst
6 13 (11.21%) Linux Administrator
7 11 (9.48%) Linux Engineer
8 10 (8.62%) IT Analyst
8 10 (8.62%) IT Operations Analyst
9 8 (6.90%) Unix Administrator
10 7 (6.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (6.03%) Systems Administrator
11 6 (5.17%) DBA
11 6 (5.17%) Designer
11 6 (5.17%) Infrastructure Designer
11 6 (5.17%) Oracle DBA
12 5 (4.31%) AIX Engineer
12 5 (4.31%) Oracle Developer
12 5 (4.31%) SOA Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (18.10%) SAP Basis
2 20 (17.24%) Apache Flex
3 15 (12.93%) Middleware
4 6 (5.17%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (1.72%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.55%) Self-Motivation
2 16 (13.79%) Data Centre
3 10 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.17%) AS400
4 6 (5.17%) HACMP
4 6 (5.17%) Mainframe
4 6 (5.17%) Tandem
5 3 (2.59%) Clustering
5 3 (2.59%) LPAR
6 1 (0.86%) CMDB
6 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.86%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.86%) PKI
6 1 (0.86%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 85 (73.28%) Linux
2 82 (70.69%) Unix
3 43 (37.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 40 (34.48%) Solaris
5 36 (31.03%) Windows
6 13 (11.21%) Windows 2000
7 12 (10.34%) Windows Server
8 8 (6.90%) Windows Server 2016
9 6 (5.17%) CentOS
10 3 (2.59%) SUSE
10 3 (2.59%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (29.31%) Performance Tuning
2 32 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (17.24%) Incident Management
3 20 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
4 18 (15.52%) Change Management
5 17 (14.66%) ITIL
6 16 (13.79%) Mentoring
7 15 (12.93%) Project Management
8 14 (12.07%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (11.21%) Security Hardening
10 10 (8.62%) Task Automation
11 9 (7.76%) High Availability
11 9 (7.76%) Performance Analysis
11 9 (7.76%) Performance Monitoring
12 8 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (6.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 7 (6.03%) Process Improvement
14 6 (5.17%) Migration
14 6 (5.17%) Root Cause Analysis
14 6 (5.17%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (31.90%) Shell Script
2 23 (19.83%) Java
3 21 (18.10%) ABAP
4 18 (15.52%) SQL
5 11 (9.48%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.45%) C
6 4 (3.45%) Python
7 1 (0.86%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 10 (8.62%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.03%) DV Cleared
3 5 (4.31%) Degree
4 4 (3.45%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.59%) IBM Certification
5 3 (2.59%) RHCE
5 3 (2.59%) RHCSA
6 2 (1.72%) LPIC
6 2 (1.72%) OCA
6 2 (1.72%) OCP
6 2 (1.72%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.86%) CISM
7 1 (0.86%) CISSP
7 1 (0.86%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.93%) SLA
2 10 (8.62%) GDPR
3 6 (5.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.59%) QA
5 1 (0.86%) COBIT
5 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.86%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.86%) SEPA
System Software
1 13 (11.21%) Docker
1 13 (11.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 13 (11.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.90%) vSphere
3 6 (5.17%) PowerHA
4 4 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (2.59%) Firmware
5 3 (2.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (2.59%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.86%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 27 (23.28%) Tivoli
2 24 (20.69%) Data Guard
3 23 (19.83%) Oracle RMAN
4 19 (16.38%) Puppet
5 16 (13.79%) Ansible
6 11 (9.48%) Red Hat Satellite
7 7 (6.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 7 (6.03%) Oracle ZFS
8 3 (2.59%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (2.59%) Linux-HA
8 3 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (2.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (1.72%) Nagios
9 2 (1.72%) Oracle Statspack
9 2 (1.72%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 65 (56.03%) Oracle
2 39 (33.62%) Red Hat
3 37 (31.90%) IBM
4 30 (25.86%) VMware
5 21 (18.10%) Cisco
5 21 (18.10%) SAP
6 14 (12.07%) HP
7 11 (9.48%) Microsoft
8 8 (6.90%) 3PAR
8 8 (6.90%) Intel
9 5 (4.31%) MicroStrategy
9 5 (4.31%) NetApp
9 5 (4.31%) Veritas
10 3 (2.59%) EMC
10 3 (2.59%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.59%) Sun
11 1 (0.86%) Citrix