Period
to 14 May 2021

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 14 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM AIX
UK
6 months to
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 834 803 814
Rank change year-on-year -31 +11 -36
Permanent jobs citing AIX 74 122 308
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.082% 0.13% 0.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.43% 0.59% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 59 87 262
10th Percentile £33,150 £35,250 £34,643
25th Percentile £42,750 £42,500 £38,563
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
75th Percentile £60,000 £72,312 £61,250
90th Percentile £61,750 £83,750 £70,900
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -10.00%

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 17,245 20,618 33,166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.05% 21.17% 22.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13,687 16,848 26,627
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,178
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.76% +5.45%

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 14 May 2021.

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 14 May 2021. 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 -15 64 £50,000 +0.52% 15
UK excluding London -19 59 £47,500 -5.00% 13
Midlands +4 34 £47,500 +5.56% 2
East Midlands +21 30 £50,000 +66.67% 2
Work from Home -156 17 £48,750 -11.36% 5
London +58 12 £60,000 -11.11% 5
North of England -8 9 £55,000 +4.76% 6
South East +3 7 £62,500 +10.62% 2
Yorkshire -7 7 £60,000 +14.29% 4
Wales +25 4 £23,750 -53.43% 2
West Midlands -12 4 £38,250 -27.14%
Scotland -14 3 £45,000 -45.45% 1
North West +17 2 £46,500 -23.64% 2
East of England +21 1 - -
South West -36 1 £47,500 +6.77%

For the 6 months to 14 May 2021, 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 60 (81.08%) Linux
2 47 (63.51%) Unix
3 29 (39.19%) Windows
3 29 (39.19%) IBM
4 24 (32.43%) Solaris
5 21 (28.38%) SQL Server
5 21 (28.38%) Performance Tuning
6 19 (25.68%) Red Hat
7 17 (22.97%) Oracle
7 17 (22.97%) Microsoft
8 16 (21.62%) .NET
8 16 (21.62%) C#
8 16 (21.62%) Git (software)
8 16 (21.62%) Puppet
8 16 (21.62%) CentOS
8 16 (21.62%) TeamCity
8 16 (21.62%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (20.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (20.27%) Windows Server
9 15 (20.27%) SQL
10 14 (18.92%) ASP.NET
10 14 (18.92%) HPUX
10 14 (18.92%) VMware
10 14 (18.92%) SAN
10 14 (18.92%) Octopus Deploy
10 14 (18.92%) DevOps
10 14 (18.92%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (18.92%) OWASP
10 14 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (18.92%) SQL Server 2008

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 12 (16.22%) IIS
2 3 (4.05%) SAS
2 3 (4.05%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.35%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (4.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (4.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (18.92%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.70%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.16%) Azure
2 5 (6.76%) Microsoft 365
3 2 (2.70%) Azure Data Factory
3 2 (2.70%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (2.70%) Power Platform
4 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.35%) GitHub
4 1 (1.35%) IaaS
4 1 (1.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.92%) SAN
2 4 (5.41%) Cisco ISE
2 4 (5.41%) Network Security
3 2 (2.70%) CHAP
3 2 (2.70%) DNS
3 2 (2.70%) IPv4
3 2 (2.70%) IPv6
3 2 (2.70%) VPN
3 2 (2.70%) X.509
4 1 (1.35%) ATM
4 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (28.38%) SQL Server
2 14 (18.92%) SQL Server 2005
2 14 (18.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (18.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (9.46%) Oracle Database
4 6 (8.11%) UniData
5 4 (5.41%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.70%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (2.70%) Blockchain
6 2 (2.70%) DB2
6 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.70%) Power BI
6 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.35%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 16 (21.62%) Git (software)
1 16 (21.62%) TeamCity
2 14 (18.92%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (5.41%) MSI
3 4 (5.41%) Toad
4 2 (2.70%) Artifactory
4 2 (2.70%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.70%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.70%) GDB
4 2 (2.70%) IntelliJ
4 2 (2.70%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.70%) JIRA
4 2 (2.70%) SonarQube
General
1 10 (13.51%) Finance
2 6 (8.11%) Social Skills
3 5 (6.76%) Retail
4 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.05%) Organisational Skills
5 2 (2.70%) Banking
5 2 (2.70%) Documentation Skills
5 2 (2.70%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.35%) Law
6 1 (1.35%) Military
6 1 (1.35%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 16 (21.62%) Unix Engineer
2 14 (18.92%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (12.16%) Administrator
4 8 (10.81%) AIX Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Senior DevOps
5 7 (9.46%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Developer
6 6 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) AIX Administrator
7 5 (6.76%) Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) DBA
7 5 (6.76%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (6.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.76%) Oracle DBA
7 5 (6.76%) Server Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) Storage Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) Storage Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.41%) Senior Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.62%) .NET
2 14 (18.92%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.05%) Middleware
4 2 (2.70%) CSS
4 2 (2.70%) HTML
4 2 (2.70%) JSP
4 2 (2.70%) Kafka
4 2 (2.70%) LDAP
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (2.70%) POSIX
4 2 (2.70%) REST
4 2 (2.70%) SOAP
5 1 (1.35%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.76%) HP Superdome
3 4 (5.41%) AS400
3 4 (5.41%) LIMS
3 4 (5.41%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (4.05%) Replication
5 2 (2.70%) Clustering
5 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.35%) ASTM
6 1 (1.35%) CMDB
6 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.35%) iSeries
6 1 (1.35%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 60 (81.08%) Linux
2 47 (63.51%) Unix
3 29 (39.19%) Windows
4 24 (32.43%) Solaris
5 16 (21.62%) CentOS
6 15 (20.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (20.27%) Windows Server
7 14 (18.92%) HPUX
8 5 (6.76%) SUSE
9 4 (5.41%) VMS
10 3 (4.05%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (4.05%) Ubuntu
11 2 (2.70%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.38%) Performance Tuning
2 16 (21.62%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (18.92%) DevOps
3 14 (18.92%) OWASP
4 12 (16.22%) Proactive Monitoring
4 12 (16.22%) Workflow
5 9 (12.16%) Capacity Management
5 9 (12.16%) Change Management
5 9 (12.16%) Push Notifications
6 8 (10.81%) ITIL
7 7 (9.46%) Change Control
7 7 (9.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 7 (9.46%) Mentoring
8 6 (8.11%) Business Continuity
8 6 (8.11%) ERP
8 6 (8.11%) Presales
8 6 (8.11%) Project Management
9 5 (6.76%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (6.76%) Configuration Management
9 5 (6.76%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.62%) C#
2 15 (20.27%) SQL
3 7 (9.46%) Bash Shell
3 7 (9.46%) Korn
3 7 (9.46%) PL/SQL
3 7 (9.46%) Shell Script
4 6 (8.11%) C
4 6 (8.11%) Python
5 5 (6.76%) Perl
6 4 (5.41%) Java
7 2 (2.70%) C-shell
7 2 (2.70%) Delphi
7 2 (2.70%) Go
7 2 (2.70%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.35%) Ada
8 1 (1.35%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (6.76%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (6.76%) Degree
1 5 (6.76%) SC Cleared
1 5 (6.76%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.41%) IBM AIX Certification
2 4 (5.41%) RHCE
3 3 (4.05%) OCA
3 3 (4.05%) OCP
3 3 (4.05%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (4.05%) Sun Certification
4 2 (2.70%) CGEIT
4 2 (2.70%) CISA
4 2 (2.70%) CISM
4 2 (2.70%) CISSP
4 2 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.70%) FFIEC
4 2 (2.70%) IBM Certification
4 2 (2.70%) SANS
5 1 (1.35%) LPIC
5 1 (1.35%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.57%) PCI DSS
1 13 (17.57%) QA
2 10 (13.51%) SLA
3 2 (2.70%) COBIT
3 2 (2.70%) GDPR
3 2 (2.70%) NIST
4 1 (1.35%) HL7
System Software
1 14 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.11%) Firmware
2 6 (8.11%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (6.76%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (6.76%) PowerHA
4 4 (5.41%) Active Directory
4 4 (5.41%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (21.62%) Puppet
2 9 (12.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (6.76%) Data Guard
3 5 (6.76%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (6.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (6.76%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (5.41%) Ansible
5 3 (4.05%) Oracle Statspack
6 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 2 (2.70%) SCOM
7 1 (1.35%) TADDM
7 1 (1.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 29 (39.19%) IBM
2 19 (25.68%) Red Hat
3 17 (22.97%) Microsoft
3 17 (22.97%) Oracle
4 14 (18.92%) VMware
5 8 (10.81%) Cisco
5 8 (10.81%) ServiceNow
6 6 (8.11%) HP
7 5 (6.76%) NetApp
8 3 (4.05%) Sun
9 2 (2.70%) CA
9 2 (2.70%) Citrix
9 2 (2.70%) JD Edwards
9 2 (2.70%) Nimsoft
9 2 (2.70%) Sybase
10 1 (1.35%) CheckPoint