Unix Jobs in the UK excluding London

Unix
UK > UK excluding London

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 4 March 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
4 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 224 192 231
Rank change year-on-year -32 +39 -41
Permanent jobs citing Unix 731 1,211 1,121
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.30% 1.90% 1.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.27% 11.16% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 348 527 617
10th Percentile £36,250 £34,875 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,438 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £72,433 £68,893 £65,000
90th Percentile £90,580 £78,850 £73,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +8.00% +2.46%

All Operating Systems
UK excluding London

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for operating system skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 8,844 10,853 13,903
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 15.68% 17.03% 20.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7,115 6,896 9,251
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,400 £24,750
25th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% - -
75th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £71,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.52% - +5.00%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix in the UK excluding London

Unix
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Salary trend for Unix in the UK excluding London

Unix
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Unix in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 4 March 2024.

Salary histogram for Unix in the UK excluding London

Unix
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 Unix within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 4 March 2024. 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
Jobs
Scotland +9 166 £57,500 -15.53% 17
North of England -4 161 £55,000 +10.00% 37
South East -44 126 £60,000 +20.00% 55
South West -66 86 £52,500 +5.00% 14
North West +20 80 £55,000 +5.26% 17
Midlands -5 77 £50,000 -9.09% 15
Wales +41 74 £70,576 +20.13% 9
Yorkshire +9 61 £70,576 +34.43% 19
West Midlands -3 43 £50,000 -4.76% 10
East Midlands -13 34 £50,000 -23.08% 5
Northern Ireland +32 28 £70,000 +40.00% 4
North East -5 20 £44,274 +1.78% 1
East of England -48 13 £37,500 -37.50% 8
Unix
UK

Unix
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 92 (12.59%) WebLogic
2 69 (9.44%) Apache Spark
3 34 (4.65%) Oracle Service Bus
4 33 (4.51%) WebSphere
5 23 (3.15%) Confluence
6 22 (3.01%) Captiva
6 22 (3.01%) FileNet
7 18 (2.46%) Tomcat
8 16 (2.19%) Apache Airflow
9 11 (1.50%) WebSphere Application Server
10 10 (1.37%) IIS
10 10 (1.37%) nginx
10 10 (1.37%) SharePoint
11 6 (0.82%) Apache
11 6 (0.82%) Microsoft Exchange
12 4 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
13 3 (0.41%) JBoss
14 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.14%) Oracle Spatial
14 1 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 54 (7.39%) Microsoft Office
2 38 (5.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 34 (4.65%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.27%) CATIA
4 2 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.27%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 35 (4.79%) Remedy ITSM
2 13 (1.78%) Unit4 Business World
3 7 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.68%) Demantra
4 5 (0.68%) Oracle ASCP
5 2 (0.27%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 187 (25.58%) AWS
2 135 (18.47%) Azure
3 74 (10.12%) GCP
4 55 (7.52%) SaaS
5 48 (6.57%) IaaS
6 26 (3.56%) GitHub
7 24 (3.28%) Power Platform
8 23 (3.15%) PaaS
9 21 (2.87%) Amazon EKS
9 21 (2.87%) OpenShift
10 19 (2.60%) Microsoft 365
11 10 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (1.37%) Serverless
12 9 (1.23%) Google Kubernetes Engine
13 7 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
14 6 (0.82%) Apigee
14 6 (0.82%) Entra ID
14 6 (0.82%) OCI
15 4 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
15 4 (0.55%) Azure AKS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (8.76%) WAN
2 58 (7.93%) LAN
3 52 (7.11%) Intrusion Detection
4 47 (6.43%) Firewall
5 41 (5.61%) TCP/IP
6 26 (3.56%) DNS
7 15 (2.05%) Internet
7 15 (2.05%) SNMP
8 14 (1.92%) Network Security
9 13 (1.78%) SSH
9 13 (1.78%) SSL
9 13 (1.78%) VPN
10 12 (1.64%) DHCP
10 12 (1.64%) VLAN
11 9 (1.23%) SAN
11 9 (1.23%) Wireless
12 8 (1.09%) 5G
12 8 (1.09%) SD-WAN
13 6 (0.82%) HTTP
14 4 (0.55%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (12.45%) MySQL
2 87 (11.90%) NoSQL
3 69 (9.44%) Apache Hive
3 69 (9.44%) HBase
4 62 (8.48%) SQL Server
5 60 (8.21%) Elasticsearch
6 57 (7.80%) Hadoop
7 56 (7.66%) Relational Database
8 46 (6.29%) Oracle Database
9 42 (5.75%) Data Warehouse
10 36 (4.92%) Oracle Database 10g
10 36 (4.92%) RDBMS
11 35 (4.79%) Oracle Database 11g
12 34 (4.65%) VLDB
13 24 (3.28%) Power BI
14 21 (2.87%) Big Data
14 21 (2.87%) Data Lake
15 18 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
16 13 (1.78%) DB2
17 11 (1.50%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 107 (14.64%) Git
2 77 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 73 (9.99%) JIRA
4 53 (7.25%) Bitbucket Server
5 29 (3.97%) Oracle Forms
6 23 (3.15%) GitLab
7 16 (2.19%) Sonatype Nexus
8 14 (1.92%) Oracle APEX
9 13 (1.78%) Eclipse
10 10 (1.37%) GNU Toolchain
10 10 (1.37%) Subversion
11 9 (1.23%) JUnit
11 9 (1.23%) LabVIEW
11 9 (1.23%) Maven
12 8 (1.09%) CircleCI
12 8 (1.09%) IBM UrbanCode
13 6 (0.82%) Appium
13 6 (0.82%) SonarQube
13 6 (0.82%) UI Automator
14 4 (0.55%) Burp Suite
General
1 225 (30.78%) Finance
2 203 (27.77%) Social Skills
3 162 (22.16%) Analytical Skills
4 99 (13.54%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 89 (12.18%) Law
6 76 (10.40%) Banking
7 64 (8.76%) Games
8 54 (7.39%) Legal
9 31 (4.24%) Retail
10 29 (3.97%) Public Sector
11 19 (2.60%) Marketing
11 19 (2.60%) Police
12 16 (2.19%) Military
13 13 (1.78%) Presentation Skills
14 9 (1.23%) Telecoms
15 8 (1.09%) Aerospace
15 8 (1.09%) Influencing Skills
15 8 (1.09%) Local Government
16 6 (0.82%) Automotive
16 6 (0.82%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 169 (23.12%) Senior
2 155 (21.20%) Analyst
3 130 (17.78%) Support Analyst
4 120 (16.42%) Applications Support
4 120 (16.42%) Software Engineer
5 115 (15.73%) Applications Support Analyst
6 92 (12.59%) Developer
7 54 (7.39%) Senior Manager
8 51 (6.98%) Security Manager
9 50 (6.84%) Business Manager
9 50 (6.84%) Senior Business Manager
10 48 (6.57%) Senior Analyst
11 47 (6.43%) DBA
12 45 (6.16%) Senior Applications Support
12 45 (6.16%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
12 45 (6.16%) Senior Support Analyst
13 44 (6.02%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 43 (5.88%) Database Engineer
15 42 (5.75%) Support Engineer
16 40 (5.47%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (11.08%) Spring
2 55 (7.52%) J2EE
2 55 (7.52%) Java EE
3 32 (4.38%) REST
4 25 (3.42%) React
5 24 (3.28%) Node.js
6 21 (2.87%) .NET
6 21 (2.87%) XML
7 19 (2.60%) OpenID
8 18 (2.46%) JPA
9 17 (2.33%) AngularJS
9 17 (2.33%) CSS
9 17 (2.33%) Web Services
10 16 (2.19%) OpenACC
10 16 (2.19%) OpenMP
11 14 (1.92%) HTML
12 13 (1.78%) JDBC
12 13 (1.78%) SOAP
12 13 (1.78%) Spring Boot
13 12 (1.64%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 78 (10.67%) Algorithms
2 50 (6.84%) Security Operations Centre
3 41 (5.61%) Public Cloud
4 37 (5.06%) Data Centre
5 36 (4.92%) Self-Motivation
6 35 (4.79%) Management Information System
7 30 (4.10%) Linux Command Line
8 24 (3.28%) Mainframe
8 24 (3.28%) Private Cloud
9 22 (3.01%) DataPower
10 19 (2.60%) Blockchain
11 16 (2.19%) CUDA
11 16 (2.19%) Embedded Systems
12 12 (1.64%) Cloud Native
12 12 (1.64%) CMDB
13 11 (1.50%) Mobile App
14 8 (1.09%) GNSS
14 8 (1.09%) Legacy Systems
14 8 (1.09%) Product Ownership
15 6 (0.82%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 359 (49.11%) Linux
2 319 (43.64%) Windows
3 66 (9.03%) Windows Server
4 57 (7.80%) Solaris
5 23 (3.15%) AIX
6 22 (3.01%) CentOS
7 21 (2.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (2.60%) CoreOS
9 18 (2.46%) Mac OS
10 14 (1.92%) Mac OS X
11 13 (1.78%) Android
11 13 (1.78%) Ubuntu
12 10 (1.37%) VMS
13 7 (0.96%) Debian
13 7 (0.96%) Windows 10
13 7 (0.96%) Windows Server 2019
14 5 (0.68%) zOS
15 4 (0.55%) Kali Linux
16 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2016
17 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (28.18%) Incident Management
2 201 (27.50%) Agile
3 173 (23.67%) Actionable Insight
4 170 (23.26%) ITIL
5 167 (22.85%) Artificial Intelligence
6 152 (20.79%) Problem-Solving
7 130 (17.78%) Software Engineering
8 129 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
9 118 (16.14%) Service Management
10 115 (15.73%) Change Management
11 113 (15.46%) DevOps
12 109 (14.91%) Mentoring
13 106 (14.50%) Impact Assessments
14 104 (14.23%) CI/CD
15 94 (12.86%) Machine Learning
16 91 (12.45%) Open Source
17 89 (12.18%) Microservices
18 84 (11.49%) SDLC
19 82 (11.22%) Test Automation
20 81 (11.08%) Containerisation
Programming Languages
1 252 (34.47%) SQL
2 211 (28.86%) Java
3 194 (26.54%) Python
4 117 (16.01%) PL/SQL
5 83 (11.35%) Shell Script
6 72 (9.85%) PowerShell
7 68 (9.30%) Bash
8 35 (4.79%) C
9 27 (3.69%) Perl
10 25 (3.42%) C++
11 21 (2.87%) C#
11 21 (2.87%) JavaScript
12 19 (2.60%) Fortran
13 14 (1.92%) Ruby
14 13 (1.78%) PHP
15 9 (1.23%) MATLAB
16 8 (1.09%) TypeScript
17 4 (0.55%) COBOL
17 4 (0.55%) Rust
17 4 (0.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 187 (25.58%) Degree
1 187 (25.58%) Security Cleared
2 177 (24.21%) SC Cleared
3 66 (9.03%) CISSP
4 64 (8.76%) CISM
5 50 (6.84%) SSCP
6 21 (2.87%) Master's Degree
7 19 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
7 19 (2.60%) PhD
8 18 (2.46%) Computer Science Degree
9 16 (2.19%) DV Cleared
10 14 (1.92%) GCIA
10 14 (1.92%) GCIH
10 14 (1.92%) GREM
11 13 (1.78%) CISA
12 12 (1.64%) AWS Certification
12 12 (1.64%) HND
13 9 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (1.09%) Azure Certification
15 7 (0.96%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (14.50%) SLA
2 74 (10.12%) GDPR
3 62 (8.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (2.60%) QA
5 14 (1.92%) PMO
6 13 (1.78%) ITGC
7 5 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (0.68%) NIST
8 2 (0.27%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.27%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.14%) Accessibility
9 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.14%) SEPA
System Software
1 69 (9.44%) HDFS
2 41 (5.61%) Docker
3 40 (5.47%) Oracle RAC
4 39 (5.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 30 (4.10%) Hyper-V
6 28 (3.83%) Active Directory
7 18 (2.46%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (1.23%) Firmware
9 6 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.41%) KVM
10 3 (0.41%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.27%) GPFS
11 2 (0.27%) Shibboleth
11 2 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.27%) vSphere
12 1 (0.14%) Lustre
12 1 (0.14%) Slurm Workload Manager
12 1 (0.14%) Squid
Systems Management
1 75 (10.26%) Terraform
2 55 (7.52%) OpenSSO
2 55 (7.52%) Single Sign-On
3 44 (6.02%) Ansible
4 39 (5.34%) Data Guard
5 38 (5.20%) Oracle RMAN
6 36 (4.92%) Kubernetes
7 35 (4.79%) Puppet
8 17 (2.33%) SCCM
9 13 (1.78%) WSUS
10 12 (1.64%) WMI
11 10 (1.37%) AirWatch
12 8 (1.09%) Progress Chef
13 7 (0.96%) Microsoft Intune
14 6 (0.82%) Istio
15 5 (0.68%) CA Endevor
15 5 (0.68%) Opsgenie
16 4 (0.55%) EMC NetWorker
16 4 (0.55%) Nagios
16 4 (0.55%) Nmap
Vendors
1 220 (30.10%) Oracle
2 86 (11.76%) Remedy
3 82 (11.22%) VMware
4 78 (10.67%) Microsoft
5 76 (10.40%) Databricks
6 56 (7.66%) Cloudera
7 55 (7.52%) Informatica
8 37 (5.06%) Sun
9 36 (4.92%) ServiceNow
9 36 (4.92%) Splunk
10 35 (4.79%) IBM
10 35 (4.79%) SAP
11 32 (4.38%) Red Hat
12 22 (3.01%) Kofax
12 22 (3.01%) Pega
13 21 (2.87%) Dynatrace
14 18 (2.46%) Dell
15 16 (2.19%) Google
16 14 (1.92%) Atlassian
17 13 (1.78%) Sage