Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM AIX
UK
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 933 613 856
Rank change year-on-year -320 +243 -71
Permanent jobs citing AIX 93 86 250
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.077% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.43% 0.81% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 59 35 194
10th Percentile " £31,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £32,500 £33,875 £37,539
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £36,855 £52,000
Median % change year-on-year +22.10% -29.13% -0.48%
75th Percentile £55,000 £48,750 £59,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £73,319
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £36,855 £50,000
% change year-on-year +22.10% -26.29% -

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 21,391 10,555 32,388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.67% 21.49% 22.91%
Number of salaries quoted 15,131 8,809 25,873
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,750 £25,000
25th Percentile £35,500 £37,000 £32,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,330
% change year-on-year - +8.88% +2.05%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 -323 68 £41,250 +11.93% 28
UK excluding London -249 63 £45,000 +22.10% 24
Work from Home -253 25 £57,500 +4.55% 3
Midlands -119 24 £35,000 +7.69% 5
North of England -104 20 £46,500 +3.33% 6
East Midlands -68 19 £35,000 +7.69% 4
North West -82 13 £46,500 +3.33% 3
London -219 13 £35,000 -33.65% 6
Scotland -84 8 £42,500 -
Yorkshire -102 7 £30,000 -51.61% 3
West Midlands -105 5 £50,000 -11.11% 1
South East -179 5 £61,250 +66.19% 5
East of England -86 3 £67,500 +63.64% 4
South West -98 3 £45,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 69 (74.19%) Linux
2 51 (54.84%) Unix
3 46 (49.46%) IBM
4 42 (45.16%) Windows
5 37 (39.78%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (35.48%) Solaris
7 25 (26.88%) Bash Shell
8 24 (25.81%) Data Centre
9 23 (24.73%) Red Hat
10 22 (23.66%) Middleware
10 22 (23.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (22.58%) Project Planning
12 20 (21.51%) Oracle
13 19 (20.43%) WebSphere MQ
13 19 (20.43%) Finance
13 19 (20.43%) WebSphere
13 19 (20.43%) Waterfall
14 17 (18.28%) PowerShell
14 17 (18.28%) Marketing
14 17 (18.28%) EFT
14 17 (18.28%) Python
15 16 (17.20%) MS Visio
15 16 (17.20%) FTP
15 16 (17.20%) HTTP
15 16 (17.20%) HTTPS
15 16 (17.20%) RabbitMQ
15 16 (17.20%) Legacy Applications
16 15 (16.13%) VMware
16 15 (16.13%) Project Management
16 15 (16.13%) Sun

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 19 (20.43%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.23%) CICS
2 3 (3.23%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (2.15%) MQSeries
3 2 (2.15%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.08%) Confluence
4 1 (1.08%) IIS
4 1 (1.08%) JBoss
4 1 (1.08%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.08%) SAS
4 1 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (17.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) BASE24
1 1 (1.08%) SAP R/3
1 1 (1.08%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.83%) GitHub
1 11 (11.83%) PaaS
2 7 (7.53%) AWS
3 6 (6.45%) Azure
4 4 (4.30%) IaaS
4 4 (4.30%) Microsoft 365
4 4 (4.30%) Snowflake
5 2 (2.15%) Amazon ECS
5 2 (2.15%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.20%) FTP
1 16 (17.20%) HTTP
1 16 (17.20%) HTTPS
2 8 (8.60%) SAN
3 6 (6.45%) Firewall
3 6 (6.45%) LAN
4 4 (4.30%) WAN
5 3 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (3.23%) NetScaler
5 3 (3.23%) SD-WAN
5 3 (3.23%) VoIP
6 2 (2.15%) ATM
6 2 (2.15%) DSL
7 1 (1.08%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.08%) Internet
7 1 (1.08%) SSL
7 1 (1.08%) VSAN
7 1 (1.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.05%) Oracle Database
2 10 (10.75%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (4.30%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (4.30%) DTS
4 4 (4.30%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.30%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.30%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (4.30%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.30%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.23%) DataStage
5 3 (3.23%) DB2
6 2 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.15%) MySQL
6 2 (2.15%) UniData
7 1 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.08%) OLTP
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.08%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.23%) Maven
2 3 (3.23%) SoapUI
3 2 (2.15%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.08%) Ant
4 1 (1.08%) GitLab
4 1 (1.08%) IBM UrbanCode
4 1 (1.08%) JIRA
4 1 (1.08%) MSI
General
1 19 (20.43%) Finance
2 17 (18.28%) Marketing
3 11 (11.83%) Social Skills
4 9 (9.68%) Retail
5 6 (6.45%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 5 (5.38%) Banking
6 5 (5.38%) Telecoms
7 4 (4.30%) Documentation Skills
7 4 (4.30%) Organisational Skills
8 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (3.23%) Influencing Skills
9 2 (2.15%) Financial Institution
9 2 (2.15%) Games
9 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
9 2 (2.15%) Public Sector
10 1 (1.08%) Electronics
10 1 (1.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (25.81%) Unix Engineer
2 16 (17.20%) Customer Engineer
3 12 (12.90%) Linux Engineer
3 12 (12.90%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 10 (10.75%) Analyst
5 8 (8.60%) Server Analyst
5 8 (8.60%) Storage Analyst
6 7 (7.53%) DBA
7 6 (6.45%) Administrator
7 6 (6.45%) AIX Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) Support Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) Unix Analyst
7 6 (6.45%) Unix Scripter
8 5 (5.38%) Architect
9 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Linux Server Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Operations Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Senior DBA
9 4 (4.30%) Server Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Unix Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (23.66%) Middleware
2 19 (20.43%) WebSphere MQ
3 16 (17.20%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (5.38%) LDAP
5 4 (4.30%) Velocity
6 3 (3.23%) J2EE
6 3 (3.23%) Web Services
7 2 (2.15%) HTML
7 2 (2.15%) HTML5
7 2 (2.15%) JSON
7 2 (2.15%) React
7 2 (2.15%) XML
8 1 (1.08%) .NET
8 1 (1.08%) Apache Flex
8 1 (1.08%) IBM Integration Bus
8 1 (1.08%) Kafka
8 1 (1.08%) MSMQ
8 1 (1.08%) SAP Basis
8 1 (1.08%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 24 (25.81%) Data Centre
2 17 (18.28%) EFT
3 16 (17.20%) Legacy Applications
4 8 (8.60%) HP Superdome
5 7 (7.53%) Clustering
6 5 (5.38%) Replication
7 4 (4.30%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (3.23%) BYOD
8 3 (3.23%) Mainframe
8 3 (3.23%) VSAM
9 2 (2.15%) Data Structures
9 2 (2.15%) Tandem
10 1 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (1.08%) Online Banking
10 1 (1.08%) Public Cloud
10 1 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 69 (74.19%) Linux
2 51 (54.84%) Unix
3 42 (45.16%) Windows
4 33 (35.48%) Solaris
5 22 (23.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (13.98%) HPUX
7 6 (6.45%) Windows Server
8 4 (4.30%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (3.23%) CentOS
10 2 (2.15%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.08%) Android
11 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.08%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.08%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (1.08%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (39.78%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (22.58%) Project Planning
3 19 (20.43%) Waterfall
4 15 (16.13%) Project Management
5 12 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (11.83%) Infrastructure as Code
6 11 (11.83%) Open Source
6 11 (11.83%) Project Delivery
7 9 (9.68%) Technical Leadership
8 8 (8.60%) ITIL
8 8 (8.60%) Multichannel Retail
9 7 (7.53%) Change Management
9 7 (7.53%) Mentoring
10 6 (6.45%) Change Control
10 6 (6.45%) Collaborative Working
10 6 (6.45%) Customer Requirements
10 6 (6.45%) DevOps
10 6 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 6 (6.45%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (26.88%) Bash Shell
2 17 (18.28%) PowerShell
2 17 (18.28%) Python
3 15 (16.13%) SQL
4 9 (9.68%) C
5 7 (7.53%) Java
5 7 (7.53%) Korn
6 5 (5.38%) PL/SQL
7 4 (4.30%) Perl
7 4 (4.30%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.23%) COBOL
9 2 (2.15%) ANSI C
9 2 (2.15%) Groovy
9 2 (2.15%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.15%) Jython
9 2 (2.15%) PHP
10 1 (1.08%) Ada
10 1 (1.08%) C++
10 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (12.90%) SC Cleared
1 12 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.53%) Degree
3 6 (6.45%) CCNA
3 6 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (5.38%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (4.30%) DBS Check
5 4 (4.30%) OCP
5 4 (4.30%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.15%) OCA
8 1 (1.08%) IBM AIX Certification
8 1 (1.08%) ISEB
8 1 (1.08%) Master's Degree
8 1 (1.08%) RHCE
8 1 (1.08%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.45%) SLA
2 4 (4.30%) GDPR
3 2 (2.15%) QA
4 1 (1.08%) COBIT
4 1 (1.08%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.08%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (6.45%) Oracle RAC
1 6 (6.45%) vSphere
2 5 (5.38%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.30%) Docker
4 3 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.08%) Firmware
5 1 (1.08%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 14 (15.05%) Ansible
2 8 (8.60%) HP Data Protector
3 6 (6.45%) Data Guard
3 6 (6.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (6.45%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (4.30%) SCCM
5 3 (3.23%) Kubernetes
5 3 (3.23%) SCOM
5 3 (3.23%) Terraform
6 2 (2.15%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (2.15%) HP Fortify
6 2 (2.15%) Nagios
6 2 (2.15%) Oracle Statspack
6 2 (2.15%) Prometheus
6 2 (2.15%) vRealize
7 1 (1.08%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.08%) CA Wily
7 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.08%) Packer
7 1 (1.08%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 46 (49.46%) IBM
2 23 (24.73%) Red Hat
3 20 (21.51%) Oracle
4 15 (16.13%) Sun
4 15 (16.13%) VMware
5 12 (12.90%) HP
6 11 (11.83%) Cisco
6 11 (11.83%) Microsoft
7 9 (9.68%) ServiceNow
8 8 (8.60%) NetApp
9 5 (5.38%) Citrix
10 4 (4.30%) SAP
11 3 (3.23%) CA
11 3 (3.23%) F5
12 2 (2.15%) Black Duck
12 2 (2.15%) Splunk
12 2 (2.15%) Veracode
13 1 (1.08%) Apple
13 1 (1.08%) Informatica
13 1 (1.08%) MuleSoft