Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM AIX
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 604 841 779
Rank change year-on-year +237 -62 +26
Permanent jobs citing AIX 90 256 428
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.18% 0.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.83% 0.79% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 37 205 341
Median annual salary £36,855 £52,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.13% - +9.47%
10th Percentile £31,250 £34,643 £36,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £73,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,855 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -26.29% - +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 10,827 32,425 38,642
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.43% 22.90% 23.04%
Number of salaries quoted 8,877 25,570 31,165
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £25,250 £25,110
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +9.76% +1.23% +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 18 September 2020.

Salary histogram for AIX in the UK

AIX
Top 14 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 18 September 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 +211 88 £36,855 -29.13% 14
UK excluding London +178 82 £36,855 -26.29% 11
Midlands +137 26 £32,500 -38.10% 1
South East +160 25 £36,855 -29.13% 1
South West +136 17 - - 1
West Midlands +121 13 £56,250 +28.57%
East Midlands +82 13 £32,500 -38.10% 1
North of England +132 9 £45,000 -10.00% 4
London +239 7 £52,750 -25.96% 6
North West +110 5 £45,000 -25.00% 3
Yorkshire +131 4 £62,000 +65.33% 1
East of England +125 4 £41,250 -28.26% 1
Work from Home +55 4 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Scotland +98 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 70 (77.78%) Unix
2 68 (75.56%) Linux
3 65 (72.22%) Oracle
4 34 (37.78%) IBM
5 32 (35.56%) Solaris
5 32 (35.56%) Red Hat
6 31 (34.44%) Shell Script
6 31 (34.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (31.11%) Performance Tuning
8 26 (28.89%) Problem-Solving
8 26 (28.89%) AWS
8 26 (28.89%) Finance
9 24 (26.67%) Java
9 24 (26.67%) Data Guard
10 23 (25.56%) Azure
10 23 (25.56%) Oracle RMAN
11 21 (23.33%) SAP Basis
11 21 (23.33%) ABAP
11 21 (23.33%) SAP
12 20 (22.22%) Apache Flex
13 19 (21.11%) Windows
14 18 (20.00%) SLA
14 18 (20.00%) VMware
14 18 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
15 16 (17.78%) OpenShift
15 16 (17.78%) Puppet
16 15 (16.67%) Cisco
16 15 (16.67%) SQL
17 14 (15.56%) Change Management

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 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 6 (6.67%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.33%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.11%) Apache
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) InfoPath
1 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (8.89%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 26 (28.89%) AWS
2 23 (25.56%) Azure
3 16 (17.78%) OpenShift
4 7 (7.78%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.78%) SAN
2 4 (4.44%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.22%) Internet
4 1 (1.11%) DNS
4 1 (1.11%) Firewall
4 1 (1.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.44%) Oracle Database
2 11 (12.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.22%) DB2
3 2 (2.22%) MySQL
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.22%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.11%) Apache Ignite
4 1 (1.11%) Hazelcast
4 1 (1.11%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (3.33%) TeamCity
2 2 (2.22%) JMeter
2 2 (2.22%) PowerBuilder
2 2 (2.22%) Toad
3 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.11%) Subversion
General
1 26 (28.89%) Finance
2 7 (7.78%) Banking
2 7 (7.78%) Retail
3 2 (2.22%) French Language
4 1 (1.11%) Front Office
4 1 (1.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (25.56%) Administrator
1 23 (25.56%) Consultant
2 21 (23.33%) SAP Basis Consultant
2 21 (23.33%) SAP Consultant
3 13 (14.44%) Linux Administrator
4 11 (12.22%) Analyst
5 10 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
6 9 (10.00%) Unix Administrator
7 8 (8.89%) IT Analyst
7 8 (8.89%) IT Operations Analyst
7 8 (8.89%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (8.89%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (7.78%) DBA
8 7 (7.78%) Oracle DBA
9 5 (5.56%) Applications Support
9 5 (5.56%) Developer
9 5 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) Support Technician
9 5 (5.56%) Unix Support
9 5 (5.56%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (23.33%) SAP Basis
2 20 (22.22%) Apache Flex
3 7 (7.78%) Middleware
4 5 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (4.44%) SOAP
6 3 (3.33%) JMS
7 2 (2.22%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.22%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.22%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (2.22%) HTML5
7 2 (2.22%) JAAS
7 2 (2.22%) JPA
7 2 (2.22%) JSF
7 2 (2.22%) LDAP
7 2 (2.22%) LINQ
7 2 (2.22%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (2.22%) RESTful
7 2 (2.22%) Silverlight
7 2 (2.22%) SPML
7 2 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (8.89%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.33%) iSeries
4 2 (2.22%) Clustering
4 2 (2.22%) LPAR
4 2 (2.22%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.11%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.11%) Derivative
5 1 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.11%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.11%) OTC Derivatives
5 1 (1.11%) PKI
5 1 (1.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 70 (77.78%) Unix
2 68 (75.56%) Linux
3 32 (35.56%) Solaris
4 31 (34.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (21.11%) Windows
6 9 (10.00%) Windows 2000
7 6 (6.67%) CentOS
8 4 (4.44%) SUSE
9 3 (3.33%) Windows Server
10 2 (2.22%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.11%) HPUX
11 1 (1.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
1 28 (31.11%) Performance Tuning
2 26 (28.89%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (15.56%) Change Management
4 13 (14.44%) Security Hardening
5 11 (12.22%) Incident Management
6 10 (11.11%) ITIL
7 9 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 8 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (8.89%) Task Automation
9 7 (7.78%) High Availability
9 7 (7.78%) Project Management
10 5 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 5 (5.56%) Server Building
11 4 (4.44%) Change Control
11 4 (4.44%) Performance Analysis
11 4 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (4.44%) Wealth Management
12 3 (3.33%) Business Continuity
12 3 (3.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 31 (34.44%) Shell Script
2 24 (26.67%) Java
3 21 (23.33%) ABAP
4 15 (16.67%) SQL
5 5 (5.56%) Python
6 4 (4.44%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.33%) C#
8 2 (2.22%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.22%) BeanShell
8 2 (2.22%) COBOL
8 2 (2.22%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.22%) Korn
9 1 (1.11%) C
9 1 (1.11%) Java 8
9 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.78%) Degree
2 3 (3.33%) RHCE
2 3 (3.33%) RHCSA
3 2 (2.22%) CISM
3 2 (2.22%) CISSP
3 2 (2.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.22%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.11%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (1.11%) CCSP
4 1 (1.11%) CGEIT
4 1 (1.11%) CISA
4 1 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.11%) CRISC
4 1 (1.11%) LPIC
4 1 (1.11%) OCA
4 1 (1.11%) OCP
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.11%) PCI QSA
4 1 (1.11%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (20.00%) SLA
2 6 (6.67%) GDPR
3 5 (5.56%) QA
4 2 (2.22%) ISO 20022
4 2 (2.22%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.11%) COBIT
5 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (1.11%) NIST
5 1 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (14.44%) Docker
2 9 (10.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 5 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.44%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (2.22%) NFS
5 2 (2.22%) PowerHA
5 2 (2.22%) vSphere
6 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 24 (26.67%) Data Guard
2 23 (25.56%) Oracle RMAN
3 16 (17.78%) Puppet
4 12 (13.33%) Ansible
4 12 (13.33%) Tivoli
5 9 (10.00%) Red Hat Satellite
6 7 (7.78%) Oracle ZFS
7 6 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (2.22%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (2.22%) Linux-HA
8 2 (2.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (1.11%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 65 (72.22%) Oracle
2 34 (37.78%) IBM
3 32 (35.56%) Red Hat
4 21 (23.33%) SAP
5 18 (20.00%) VMware
6 15 (16.67%) Cisco
7 6 (6.67%) HP
8 5 (5.56%) Microsoft
9 3 (3.33%) Sybase
10 2 (2.22%) 3PAR
10 2 (2.22%) DevExpress
10 2 (2.22%) EMC
10 2 (2.22%) Intel
10 2 (2.22%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (2.22%) NetApp
10 2 (2.22%) Sun
11 1 (1.11%) Citrix
11 1 (1.11%) Hyperion
11 1 (1.11%) TIBCO