Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM AIX
UK
6 months to
16 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 687 833 783
Rank change year-on-year +146 -50 +10
Permanent jobs citing AIX 130 278 445
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.19% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.83% 0.83% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 73 232 345
Median annual salary £47,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.62% +4.00% +7.53%
10th Percentile £35,250 £34,643 £36,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,675 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year -6.00% +4.17% +9.09%

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 15,753 33,431 40,691
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.18% 22.93% 23.12%
Number of salaries quoted 12,813 26,493 32,755
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% - +4.44%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% +2.47% +1.25%

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 16 July 2020.

Salary histogram for AIX in the UK

AIX
Top 15 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 16 July 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 +165 127 £47,000 -9.62% 6
UK excluding London +146 122 £47,000 -6.00% 5
South East +115 54 £50,000 -3.85% 1
Midlands +119 28 £47,000 +10.59%
South West +111 23 £45,745 +11.57% 1
West Midlands +107 22 £52,500 +23.53%
Work from Home +61 9 £51,000 -2.86%
London +151 8 £51,250 -21.15% 1
North of England +104 7 £45,000 +1.12% 1
East of England +83 7 £40,000 -33.33% 2
North West +92 5 £45,000 -28.57% 1
East Midlands +68 5 £30,000 -41.46%
Yorkshire +95 2 £52,500 +31.25%
Wales +22 2 £51,000 +13.33%
Scotland +76 1 - -

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 (73.85%) Linux
2 85 (65.38%) Unix
3 77 (59.23%) Oracle
4 46 (35.38%) Solaris
4 46 (35.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 41 (31.54%) Red Hat
6 40 (30.77%) Windows
7 39 (30.00%) Shell Script
7 39 (30.00%) Finance
8 38 (29.23%) Performance Tuning
9 37 (28.46%) IBM
10 35 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (24.62%) VMware
12 28 (21.54%) Tivoli
13 26 (20.00%) SQL
13 26 (20.00%) Azure
13 26 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
14 25 (19.23%) Java
14 25 (19.23%) Data Guard
15 24 (18.46%) WebSphere
15 24 (18.46%) Oracle RMAN
15 24 (18.46%) ITIL
16 22 (16.92%) Incident Management
16 22 (16.92%) Problem-Solving
16 22 (16.92%) AWS
17 21 (16.15%) SAP Basis
17 21 (16.15%) SAP
17 21 (16.15%) ABAP
17 21 (16.15%) Cisco
18 20 (15.38%) Apache Flex

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 24 (18.46%) WebSphere
2 12 (9.23%) WebLogic
3 8 (6.15%) MQSeries
4 6 (4.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (2.31%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.54%) Apache
6 2 (1.54%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.77%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.54%) InfoPath
1 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (6.15%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 26 (20.00%) Azure
2 22 (16.92%) AWS
3 16 (12.31%) OpenShift
4 7 (5.38%) Apigee
5 3 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.15%) SSL
2 6 (4.62%) SAN
3 1 (0.77%) DNS
3 1 (0.77%) Internet
3 1 (0.77%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.85%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.92%) Oracle Database
3 7 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.85%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (3.85%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 5 (3.85%) Oracle Discoverer
4 5 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (3.08%) DB2
6 3 (2.31%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.31%) SQLPlus
7 2 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.54%) MySQL
7 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.54%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.77%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 5 (3.85%) PowerBuilder
1 5 (3.85%) Toad
2 2 (1.54%) JMeter
2 2 (1.54%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.77%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.77%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.77%) Subversion
General
1 39 (30.00%) Finance
2 8 (6.15%) Banking
3 7 (5.38%) Retail
4 4 (3.08%) Military
5 2 (1.54%) French Language
6 1 (0.77%) Front Office
6 1 (0.77%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (24.62%) Consultant
2 24 (18.46%) Administrator
3 21 (16.15%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 21 (16.15%) SAP Consultant
4 16 (12.31%) Analyst
5 13 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
5 13 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
6 11 (8.46%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (6.15%) Developer
7 8 (6.15%) IT Analyst
7 8 (6.15%) IT Operations Analyst
7 8 (6.15%) Unix Administrator
8 7 (5.38%) DBA
8 7 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (5.38%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (4.62%) Designer
9 6 (4.62%) Infrastructure Designer
9 6 (4.62%) Oracle DBA
9 6 (4.62%) SOA Administrator
9 6 (4.62%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.15%) SAP Basis
2 20 (15.38%) Apache Flex
3 18 (13.85%) Middleware
4 11 (8.46%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (2.31%) JMS
5 3 (2.31%) SOAP
6 2 (1.54%) .NET
6 2 (1.54%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (1.54%) JAAS
6 2 (1.54%) JPA
6 2 (1.54%) JSF
6 2 (1.54%) RESTful
6 2 (1.54%) Sensu
7 1 (0.77%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.77%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.77%) HTML5
7 1 (0.77%) Java Concurrency
7 1 (0.77%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.77%) SPML
7 1 (0.77%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
2 18 (13.85%) Data Centre
3 12 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.15%) AS400
4 8 (6.15%) Mainframe
4 8 (6.15%) Tandem
5 6 (4.62%) HACMP
6 5 (3.85%) SWIFT
7 3 (2.31%) Clustering
7 3 (2.31%) LPAR
8 2 (1.54%) iSeries
9 1 (0.77%) CMDB
9 1 (0.77%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.77%) Derivative
9 1 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.77%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.77%) OTC Derivatives
9 1 (0.77%) PKI
9 1 (0.77%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 96 (73.85%) Linux
2 85 (65.38%) Unix
3 46 (35.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 46 (35.38%) Solaris
4 40 (30.77%) Windows
5 12 (9.23%) Windows 2000
5 12 (9.23%) Windows Server
6 8 (6.15%) Windows Server 2016
7 6 (4.62%) CentOS
8 3 (2.31%) SUSE
8 3 (2.31%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.77%) HPUX
9 1 (0.77%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (29.23%) Performance Tuning
2 35 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (18.46%) ITIL
4 22 (16.92%) Incident Management
4 22 (16.92%) Problem-Solving
5 19 (14.62%) Mentoring
6 18 (13.85%) Disaster Recovery
7 17 (13.08%) Change Management
8 16 (12.31%) Project Management
9 13 (10.00%) Security Hardening
10 11 (8.46%) High Availability
10 11 (8.46%) Performance Monitoring
11 10 (7.69%) Migration
11 10 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
12 8 (6.15%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (6.15%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (6.15%) Service Delivery
12 8 (6.15%) Task Automation
12 8 (6.15%) Wealth Management
13 7 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 39 (30.00%) Shell Script
2 26 (20.00%) SQL
3 25 (19.23%) Java
4 21 (16.15%) ABAP
5 11 (8.46%) PL/SQL
6 7 (5.38%) Python
7 4 (3.08%) C
8 3 (2.31%) C#
8 3 (2.31%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.54%) COBOL
10 1 (0.77%) BeanShell
10 1 (0.77%) Erlang
10 1 (0.77%) Java 8
10 1 (0.77%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.77%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (8.46%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.15%) Degree
3 7 (5.38%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.31%) IBM Certification
5 3 (2.31%) RHCE
5 3 (2.31%) RHCSA
6 2 (1.54%) LPIC
6 2 (1.54%) OCA
6 2 (1.54%) OCP
6 2 (1.54%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.77%) CISM
7 1 (0.77%) CISSP
7 1 (0.77%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.31%) SLA
2 10 (7.69%) GDPR
3 6 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (3.08%) QA
5 2 (1.54%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.77%) COBIT
6 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.77%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.77%) SEPA
System Software
1 15 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (10.00%) Docker
3 12 (9.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 9 (6.92%) vSphere
5 6 (4.62%) PowerHA
6 5 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (2.31%) Firmware
7 3 (2.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (2.31%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.77%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.77%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.77%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.77%) Oracle Clusterware
8 1 (0.77%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 28 (21.54%) Tivoli
2 25 (19.23%) Data Guard
3 24 (18.46%) Oracle RMAN
4 20 (15.38%) Puppet
5 17 (13.08%) Ansible
6 11 (8.46%) Red Hat Satellite
7 7 (5.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 7 (5.38%) Oracle ZFS
8 4 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (2.31%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (2.31%) Linux-HA
9 3 (2.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (1.54%) Nagios
10 2 (1.54%) Oracle Statspack
10 2 (1.54%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.77%) vMotion
Vendors
1 77 (59.23%) Oracle
2 41 (31.54%) Red Hat
3 37 (28.46%) IBM
4 32 (24.62%) VMware
5 21 (16.15%) Cisco
5 21 (16.15%) SAP
6 17 (13.08%) HP
7 16 (12.31%) Microsoft
8 8 (6.15%) 3PAR
8 8 (6.15%) Intel
9 6 (4.62%) NetApp
9 6 (4.62%) Veritas
10 5 (3.85%) MicroStrategy
11 4 (3.08%) Sun
12 3 (2.31%) EMC
12 3 (2.31%) SolarWinds
12 3 (2.31%) Sybase
13 2 (1.54%) Hyperion
14 1 (0.77%) Citrix
14 1 (0.77%) Computacenter