Period
to 2 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 2 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM AIX
UK
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 840 813 783
Rank change year-on-year -27 -30 +18
Permanent jobs citing AIX 139 302 453
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.55% 0.88% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 106 249 359
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,875 £34,643 £36,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £68,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +23.53% -15.00% +13.64%

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 with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 25,220 34,184 42,050
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.53% 23.09% 23.76%
Number of salaries quoted 20,251 27,355 34,458
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,851 £25,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,450 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +2.56%

AIX
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing AIX as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for AIX in the UK

AIX
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing AIX.

Salary trend for AIX in the UK

AIX
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing AIX over the 6 months to 2 April 2020.

Salary histogram for AIX in the UK

AIX
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AIX within the UK over the 6 months to 2 April 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
England -24 128 £52,500 +5.00% 24
UK excluding London -3 124 £52,500 +23.53% 23
South East +1 48 £60,000 +14.29% 9
Midlands +61 28 £45,000 +5.88% 8
North of England +52 14 £57,000 +42.50% 5
West Midlands +49 14 £49,750 +17.06% 3
South West +54 13 £47,000 +14.63% 3
East Midlands +32 13 £30,000 -29.41% 5
East of England +46 12 £35,000 -9.09%
London +45 12 £67,500 +8.00% 1
North West +31 9 £60,000 +60.00% 1
Work from Home +19 9 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Scotland +33 7 £82,500 +101.22%
North East +1 3 £54,486 +37.94%
Yorkshire +38 2 £52,500 +31.25% 4
Wales -14 2 £51,000 +13.33%

For the 6 months to 2 April 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 with a requirement for AIX.

1 96 (69.06%) Linux
2 69 (49.64%) Unix
3 63 (45.32%) Oracle
4 51 (36.69%) Windows
5 43 (30.94%) SQL
6 40 (28.78%) IBM
6 40 (28.78%) Finance
6 40 (28.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 39 (28.06%) Microsoft
7 39 (28.06%) Solaris
8 34 (24.46%) Performance Tuning
9 32 (23.02%) Red Hat
10 30 (21.58%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (19.42%) Middleware
11 27 (19.42%) Shell Script
11 27 (19.42%) ITIL
12 26 (18.71%) Change Management
12 26 (18.71%) Incident Management
12 26 (18.71%) VMware
13 25 (17.99%) WebSphere
13 25 (17.99%) Windows Server
14 24 (17.27%) Tivoli
14 24 (17.27%) SQL Server
15 23 (16.55%) HP
16 22 (15.83%) Disaster Recovery
17 21 (15.11%) PL/SQL
17 21 (15.11%) VMware Infrastructure
18 19 (13.67%) Analytical Skills
19 18 (12.95%) Data Centre
20 17 (12.23%) DevOps

AIX
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (17.99%) WebSphere
2 13 (9.35%) WebLogic
3 11 (7.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (5.76%) MQSeries
5 6 (4.32%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.16%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.16%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.16%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.44%) Apache
7 2 (1.44%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (1.44%) Oracle Spatial
8 1 (0.72%) JBoss
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.44%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.72%) Abaqus
Business Applications
1 4 (2.88%) Markit EDM
1 4 (2.88%) Maximo
1 4 (2.88%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 4 (2.88%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
1 4 (2.88%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.51%) Azure
2 10 (7.19%) AWS
3 4 (2.88%) IaaS
3 4 (2.88%) PaaS
3 4 (2.88%) SaaS
4 3 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.16%) GCP
4 3 (2.16%) Serverless
5 1 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.72%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.07%) SSL
2 13 (9.35%) SAN
3 6 (4.32%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.60%) HTTP
5 3 (2.16%) Firewall
5 3 (2.16%) VSAN
6 2 (1.44%) Internet
6 2 (1.44%) NAS
7 1 (0.72%) DNS
7 1 (0.72%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.72%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.72%) LAN
7 1 (0.72%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.27%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.35%) Oracle Database
3 11 (7.91%) Relational Database
4 9 (6.47%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (4.32%) DB2
5 6 (4.32%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (3.60%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (3.60%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 5 (3.60%) Oracle Discoverer
6 5 (3.60%) UniData
7 4 (2.88%) MySQL
7 4 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.16%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (2.16%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.16%) SQLPlus
9 2 (1.44%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.72%) DataStage
10 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (7.91%) Jenkins
2 10 (7.19%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.60%) PowerBuilder
3 5 (3.60%) Toad
4 2 (1.44%) Ant
4 2 (1.44%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.44%) JIRA
4 2 (1.44%) Maven
5 1 (0.72%) Subversion
5 1 (0.72%) TeamCity
General
1 40 (28.78%) Finance
2 11 (7.91%) Banking
3 7 (5.04%) Public Sector
4 4 (2.88%) Military
4 4 (2.88%) Retail
5 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.72%) Front Office
5 1 (0.72%) German Language
5 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (12.23%) Analyst
2 15 (10.79%) Architect
3 12 (8.63%) Administrator
4 10 (7.19%) DBA
4 10 (7.19%) Server Engineer
5 9 (6.47%) Consultant
5 9 (6.47%) Developer
5 9 (6.47%) Oracle DBA
6 8 (5.76%) AIX Engineer
6 8 (5.76%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (5.76%) Support Engineer
7 7 (5.04%) Applications Specialist
7 7 (5.04%) Operations Analyst
7 7 (5.04%) Server Support
7 7 (5.04%) SOA Administrator
7 7 (5.04%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (5.04%) Team Leader
7 7 (5.04%) Unix Administrator
8 6 (4.32%) Server Support Engineer
8 6 (4.32%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (19.42%) Middleware
2 12 (8.63%) WebSphere MQ
3 7 (5.04%) J2EE
4 5 (3.60%) .NET
4 5 (3.60%) HTML
4 5 (3.60%) LDAP
5 4 (2.88%) IBM Integration Bus
6 3 (2.16%) REST
6 3 (2.16%) SailPoint
6 3 (2.16%) SOAP
6 3 (2.16%) SPML
6 3 (2.16%) XML
7 2 (1.44%) CSS
7 2 (1.44%) Sensu
8 1 (0.72%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.72%) CSS3
8 1 (0.72%) Java Concurrency
8 1 (0.72%) Kafka
8 1 (0.72%) Node.js
8 1 (0.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.67%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (12.95%) Data Centre
3 15 (10.79%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (8.63%) Mainframe
5 9 (6.47%) HACMP
6 8 (5.76%) AS400
6 8 (5.76%) Tandem
7 7 (5.04%) Clustering
8 5 (3.60%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.88%) Driving Licence
9 4 (2.88%) Replication
10 3 (2.16%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (2.16%) iSeries
10 3 (2.16%) LPAR
10 3 (2.16%) Public Cloud
10 3 (2.16%) SWIFT
11 2 (1.44%) Blog
11 2 (1.44%) HP Superdome
12 1 (0.72%) CMDB
12 1 (0.72%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 96 (69.06%) Linux
2 69 (49.64%) Unix
3 51 (36.69%) Windows
4 40 (28.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 39 (28.06%) Solaris
6 25 (17.99%) Windows Server
7 13 (9.35%) Windows Server 2016
8 7 (5.04%) Windows 2000
9 6 (4.32%) HPUX
9 6 (4.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (3.60%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (2.88%) CentOS
11 4 (2.88%) SUSE
11 4 (2.88%) zOS
12 3 (2.16%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.72%) IRIX
14 1 (0.72%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (24.46%) Performance Tuning
2 30 (21.58%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (19.42%) ITIL
4 26 (18.71%) Change Management
4 26 (18.71%) Incident Management
5 22 (15.83%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (12.23%) DevOps
6 17 (12.23%) High Availability
7 16 (11.51%) Mentoring
8 14 (10.07%) Project Management
9 12 (8.63%) SOA
10 11 (7.91%) Migration
10 11 (7.91%) Performance Monitoring
10 11 (7.91%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (7.19%) Coaching
11 10 (7.19%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (6.47%) Configuration Management
12 9 (6.47%) Performance Analysis
12 9 (6.47%) Project Delivery
12 9 (6.47%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 43 (30.94%) SQL
2 27 (19.42%) Shell Script
3 21 (15.11%) PL/SQL
4 9 (6.47%) Java
5 8 (5.76%) C
5 8 (5.76%) Python
6 6 (4.32%) Perl
6 6 (4.32%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.16%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.16%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.44%) C#
8 2 (1.44%) Groovy
8 2 (1.44%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.44%) Ruby
9 1 (0.72%) AWK
9 1 (0.72%) Erlang
9 1 (0.72%) Java 8
9 1 (0.72%) Korn
Qualifications
1 15 (10.79%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.19%) DV Cleared
3 7 (5.04%) Degree
4 6 (4.32%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.16%) IBM Certification
5 3 (2.16%) OCA
5 3 (2.16%) OCP
5 3 (2.16%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.44%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.44%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.47%) SLA
2 7 (5.04%) GDPR
3 6 (4.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.72%) COBIT
4 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.72%) QA
4 1 (0.72%) SEPA
System Software
1 21 (15.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (7.19%) Docker
3 9 (6.47%) vSphere
4 7 (5.04%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (5.04%) PowerHA
4 7 (5.04%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 6 (4.32%) Active Directory
5 6 (4.32%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (3.60%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.16%) Firmware
7 3 (2.16%) GPFS
7 3 (2.16%) Oracle Clusterware
7 3 (2.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.72%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.72%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (17.27%) Tivoli
2 15 (10.79%) Ansible
3 12 (8.63%) Puppet
4 11 (7.91%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (6.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 8 (5.76%) Data Guard
7 7 (5.04%) Oracle RMAN
8 6 (4.32%) SCOM
9 5 (3.60%) SCCM
10 4 (2.88%) Kubernetes
10 4 (2.88%) Nagios
10 4 (2.88%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (2.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 4 (2.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 4 (2.88%) WSUS
11 3 (2.16%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (2.16%) Linux-HA
11 3 (2.16%) Oracle Statspack
12 2 (1.44%) HP Data Protector
12 2 (1.44%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 63 (45.32%) Oracle
2 40 (28.78%) IBM
3 39 (28.06%) Microsoft
4 32 (23.02%) Red Hat
5 26 (18.71%) VMware
6 23 (16.55%) HP
7 14 (10.07%) NetApp
8 9 (6.47%) 3PAR
8 9 (6.47%) Veritas
9 8 (5.76%) Cisco
9 8 (5.76%) Intel
10 6 (4.32%) ServiceNow
11 5 (3.60%) MicroStrategy
12 4 (2.88%) Ab Initio
12 4 (2.88%) Bloomberg
12 4 (2.88%) Charles River
12 4 (2.88%) FactSet
12 4 (2.88%) Remedy
12 4 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (2.88%) Symantec