Period
to 2 March 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 2 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM AIX
UK
6 months to
2 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 745 908 793
Rank change year-on-year +163 -115 -37
Permanent jobs citing AIX 72 123 324
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.096% 0.10% 0.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.48% 0.46% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 74 103 270
Median annual salary £50,000 £54,486 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.23% +4.78% +4.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,200 £34,643
90th Percentile £60,000 £83,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £54,486 £48,500
% change year-on-year -10.99% +12.34% -3.00%

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 15,003 26,692 34,806
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.90% 22.01% 23.15%
Number of salaries quoted 12,185 21,678 28,353
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%

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 March 2021.

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 2 March 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 +163 65 £50,000 -8.23% 25
UK excluding London +92 55 £48,500 -10.99% 20
Midlands +83 37 £47,500 +5.56% 7
East Midlands +57 31 £47,500 +46.15% 6
Work from Home -114 16 £48,500 -11.82% 4
London +156 14 £60,000 -11.11% 7
South East +102 6 £55,000 -27.87% 4
West Midlands +46 6 £47,500 +1.06% 1
North of England +43 4 £60,000 +5.26% 4
Wales +38 4 £23,750 -49.47% 2
Yorkshire - 4 £60,000 - 2
South West +21 2 £47,500 +1.06% 1
East of England +65 1 - - 2
Scotland +22 1 £55,000 -33.33%

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 56 (77.78%) Linux
2 40 (55.56%) Unix
3 32 (44.44%) Windows
4 29 (40.28%) IBM
5 27 (37.50%) Oracle
5 27 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 27 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
6 24 (33.33%) SQL
6 24 (33.33%) Solaris
7 21 (29.17%) Puppet
8 19 (26.39%) TeamCity
8 19 (26.39%) Git (software)
9 18 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 17 (23.61%) C#
11 16 (22.22%) .NET
11 16 (22.22%) Red Hat
11 16 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
12 15 (20.83%) CentOS
12 15 (20.83%) Windows Server
13 14 (19.44%) Octopus Deploy
13 14 (19.44%) DevOps
13 14 (19.44%) SQL Server 2012
13 14 (19.44%) Oracle Database
13 14 (19.44%) SQL Server 2008
13 14 (19.44%) OWASP
13 14 (19.44%) SQL Server 2005
13 14 (19.44%) Dynamics NAV
13 14 (19.44%) Shell Script
13 14 (19.44%) ASP.NET
13 14 (19.44%) SAN

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 (16.67%) IIS
2 4 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.78%) SAS
4 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.39%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (19.44%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.78%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.28%) Azure
2 5 (6.94%) Microsoft 365
3 2 (2.78%) AWS
3 2 (2.78%) Azure Data Factory
3 2 (2.78%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (2.78%) OpenShift
3 2 (2.78%) Power Platform
4 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (19.44%) SAN
2 4 (5.56%) Cisco ISE
2 4 (5.56%) Network Security
3 2 (2.78%) CHAP
3 2 (2.78%) DNS
3 2 (2.78%) IPv4
3 2 (2.78%) IPv6
3 2 (2.78%) VPN
3 2 (2.78%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 14 (19.44%) Oracle Database
2 14 (19.44%) SQL Server 2005
2 14 (19.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (19.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (5.56%) UniData
4 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.78%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (2.78%) Blockchain
5 2 (2.78%) DB2
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.78%) Power BI
5 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.39%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 19 (26.39%) Git (software)
1 19 (26.39%) TeamCity
2 14 (19.44%) Octopus Deploy
3 7 (9.72%) Jenkins
4 6 (8.33%) MSI
5 5 (6.94%) Bitbucket
6 4 (5.56%) JIRA
6 4 (5.56%) SonarQube
6 4 (5.56%) Toad
7 3 (4.17%) Artifactory
7 3 (4.17%) Eclipse
7 3 (4.17%) IntelliJ
8 2 (2.78%) GDB
General
1 6 (8.33%) Banking
2 5 (6.94%) Finance
3 2 (2.78%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (19.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (13.89%) Unix Engineer
3 7 (9.72%) Developer
3 7 (9.72%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (9.72%) Senior DevOps
3 7 (9.72%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 7 (9.72%) Unix Support
4 6 (8.33%) Administrator
4 6 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 6 (8.33%) Applications Support Technician
4 6 (8.33%) DBA
4 6 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
4 6 (8.33%) Support Technician
5 5 (6.94%) AIX Administrator
5 5 (6.94%) AIX Engineer
5 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Junior
6 4 (5.56%) Junior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Senior Unix Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (22.22%) .NET
2 14 (19.44%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.17%) CSS
3 3 (4.17%) HTML
3 3 (4.17%) JSP
3 3 (4.17%) Kafka
3 3 (4.17%) REST
3 3 (4.17%) SOAP
4 2 (2.78%) Middleware
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (2.78%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (5.56%) AS400
1 4 (5.56%) LIMS
1 4 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.78%) iSeries
3 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.78%) Replication
4 1 (1.39%) CMDB
4 1 (1.39%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 56 (77.78%) Linux
2 40 (55.56%) Unix
3 32 (44.44%) Windows
4 24 (33.33%) Solaris
5 15 (20.83%) CentOS
5 15 (20.83%) Windows Server
6 12 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (8.33%) HPUX
8 4 (5.56%) SUSE
8 4 (5.56%) VMS
9 3 (4.17%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (2.78%) OpenVMS
10 2 (2.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 16 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (19.44%) DevOps
3 14 (19.44%) OWASP
4 12 (16.67%) Workflow
5 9 (12.50%) Change Management
5 9 (12.50%) Proactive Monitoring
5 9 (12.50%) Push Notifications
6 8 (11.11%) Capacity Management
6 8 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 7 (9.72%) ITIL
8 6 (8.33%) Business Continuity
8 6 (8.33%) ERP
8 6 (8.33%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (6.94%) Project Management
9 5 (6.94%) SDLC
10 4 (5.56%) Configuration Management
10 4 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (5.56%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (33.33%) SQL
2 17 (23.61%) C#
3 14 (19.44%) Shell Script
4 9 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 7 (9.72%) Java
5 7 (9.72%) Python
6 5 (6.94%) Perl
7 4 (5.56%) Go
8 3 (4.17%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.17%) Korn
8 3 (4.17%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.78%) C
9 2 (2.78%) C-shell
9 2 (2.78%) Delphi
10 1 (1.39%) C++
10 1 (1.39%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.56%) Degree
2 4 (5.56%) OCA
2 4 (5.56%) OCP
2 4 (5.56%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (4.17%) IBM AIX Certification
3 3 (4.17%) RHCE
3 3 (4.17%) Sun Certification
4 2 (2.78%) CGEIT
4 2 (2.78%) CISA
4 2 (2.78%) CISM
4 2 (2.78%) CISSP
4 2 (2.78%) FFIEC
4 2 (2.78%) IBM Certification
4 2 (2.78%) SANS
4 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.39%) LPIC
5 1 (1.39%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.67%) PCI DSS
1 12 (16.67%) QA
2 10 (13.89%) SLA
3 4 (5.56%) GDPR
4 2 (2.78%) COBIT
4 2 (2.78%) NIST
System Software
1 13 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (6.94%) PowerHA
4 4 (5.56%) Firmware
4 4 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (29.17%) Puppet
2 9 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (8.33%) Ansible
3 6 (8.33%) Data Guard
3 6 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (5.56%) Oracle Statspack
5 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 2 (2.78%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.78%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.39%) TADDM
6 1 (1.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 29 (40.28%) IBM
2 27 (37.50%) Oracle
3 18 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 16 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 13 (18.06%) VMware
6 5 (6.94%) Cisco
6 5 (6.94%) Sybase
7 4 (5.56%) Nimsoft
8 3 (4.17%) Broadcom
8 3 (4.17%) CA
9 2 (2.78%) Citrix
9 2 (2.78%) JD Edwards
9 2 (2.78%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.39%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.39%) Hyperion