The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 28 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
UK
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 56 46
Rank change year-on-year -13 -10  
Permanent jobs citing Unix 3471 4935 5814
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.08% 4.95% 5.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.43% 19.29% 20.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2570 3793 4726
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year - +0.55%  

Unix is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 21120 25584 29042
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.85% 25.66% 26.87%
Number of salaries quoted 17609 21756 24308
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Unix as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in the UK

Unix
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unix.

Salary trend for Unix in the UK

Unix
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix over the 3 months to 28 May 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix in the UK

Unix
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -12 3228 £52,500 - 478
London -16 1642 £60,000 - 228
South East +6 643 £47,500 - 79
City of London -11 271 £65,000 - 60
Berkshire +4 212 £47,500 -5.00% 15
East of England -42 198 £47,375 -1.30% 42
Yorkshire -21 192 £42,500 +6.25% 32
North West -11 188 £50,750 +35.33% 32
South West -31 176 £42,500 +6.25% 28
Surrey +15 149 £52,500 +10.52% 21
West Midlands -18 149 £45,000 +9.75% 17
Manchester -12 126 £52,500 +23.52% 20
Reading +2 122 £46,250 -7.50% 7
West Yorkshire -22 120 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Scotland -29 116 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Hampshire -15 111 £45,000 +9.75% 14
Leeds -17 96 £47,500 +11.76% 9
Hertfordshire -20 87 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Glasgow -23 62 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Birmingham -11 52 £45,000 -10.00% 5
West Sussex +40 51 £50,000 +7.52% 6
Cheshire +5 50 £41,500 +15.27% 10
Edinburgh -11 47 £46,250 +2.77% 6
Northern Ireland +12 46 £67,500 +68.75% 8
County Antrim +10 46 £67,500 +68.75% 7
Belfast +10 46 £67,500 +68.75% 7
Buckinghamshire -4 46 £43,000 -9.47% 6
Bristol -21 46 £50,000 +11.11% 13
Watford -13 42 £47,500 +6.74%
Wales -24 41 £41,500 +3.75% 5

For the 6 months to 28 May 2017, IT jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Unix.

1 4497 (65.39%) Linux
2 2518 (36.61%) SQL
3 2374 (34.52%) Java
4 2346 (34.11%) Windows
5 2019 (29.36%) Finance
6 1872 (27.22%) Oracle
7 1585 (23.05%) Agile Software Development
8 1569 (22.82%) Python
9 1043 (15.17%) Shell Script
10 1030 (14.98%) DevOps
11 1024 (14.89%) Degree
12 934 (13.58%) Perl
13 895 (13.01%) Puppet
14 888 (12.91%) Banking
15 822 (11.95%) C++
16 805 (11.71%) ITIL
17 791 (11.50%) JavaScript
18 755 (10.98%) VMware
19 742 (10.79%) SQL Server
20 699 (10.16%) Amazon AWS
21 685 (9.96%) Microsoft
22 676 (9.83%) Bash Shell
23 670 (9.74%) Continuous Integration
24 663 (9.64%) Software Engineering
25 656 (9.54%) Firewall
26 653 (9.50%) MySQL
27 647 (9.41%) Solaris
28 643 (9.35%) Red Hat
29 639 (9.29%) Jenkins
30 622 (9.04%) Analytical Skills

Unix
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
1 469 (6.82%) Apache
2 462 (6.72%) Tomcat
3 417 (6.06%) WebLogic
4 376 (5.47%) JBoss
5 339 (4.93%) WebSphere
6 220 (3.20%) IIS
7 213 (3.10%) OpenStack
8 159 (2.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 128 (1.86%) SharePoint
10 122 (1.77%) MS Exchange
11 113 (1.64%) CloudStack
12 99 (1.44%) Apache Spark
13 81 (1.18%) Confluence
14 68 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
15 63 (0.92%) Oracle Workflow
16 60 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
17 59 (0.86%) CMS
18 56 (0.81%) Jetty
19 54 (0.79%) nginx
20 51 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 139 (2.02%) Microsoft Office
2 98 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 51 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 43 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 18 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
6 11 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.10%) SPSS
8 6 (0.087%) EngageOne
9 4 (0.058%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.044%) Adobe Captivate
11 2 (0.029%) Simulink
12 1 (0.015%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.015%) GIMP
12 1 (0.015%) MicroStation
12 1 (0.015%) Photoshop
12 1 (0.015%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 89 (1.29%) Oracle EBS
2 54 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
3 50 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 31 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
5 24 (0.35%) ION MarketView
6 21 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
7 17 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
8 15 (0.22%) Magento
8 15 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
9 13 (0.19%) Teamcenter
10 12 (0.17%) assyst
11 11 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
11 11 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
11 11 (0.16%) SAP SD
12 10 (0.15%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
12 10 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
12 10 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
12 10 (0.15%) Sage X3
13 9 (0.13%) Oracle BRM
13 9 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 699 (10.16%) Amazon AWS
2 332 (4.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 193 (2.81%) SaaS
4 107 (1.56%) GitHub
5 102 (1.48%) IaaS
6 95 (1.38%) PaaS
7 87 (1.27%) Office 365
8 83 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
9 72 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
10 48 (0.70%) CloudBees
11 28 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
12 27 (0.39%) Amazon S3
13 26 (0.38%) G Suite
14 25 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
15 23 (0.33%) OpenShift
16 21 (0.31%) Slack
17 11 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
18 9 (0.13%) Oracle Service Cloud
18 9 (0.13%) Trello
19 8 (0.12%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 656 (9.54%) Firewall
2 596 (8.67%) TCP/IP
3 348 (5.06%) DNS
4 323 (4.70%) SAN
5 289 (4.20%) Internet
6 258 (3.75%) HTTP
7 233 (3.39%) WAN
8 220 (3.20%) Network Security
9 219 (3.18%) LAN
10 209 (3.04%) VPN
11 179 (2.60%) LDAP
12 165 (2.40%) SSL
13 147 (2.14%) DHCP
14 144 (2.09%) BGP
15 133 (1.93%) NAS
16 127 (1.85%) OSPF
17 124 (1.80%) Intrusion Detection
18 100 (1.45%) FTP
19 99 (1.44%) MPLS
19 99 (1.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 742 (10.79%) SQL Server
2 653 (9.50%) MySQL
3 609 (8.86%) Relational Database
4 521 (7.58%) Oracle Database
5 286 (4.16%) RDBMS
6 269 (3.91%) NoSQL
7 230 (3.34%) Oracle Database 11g
8 213 (3.10%) MongoDB
9 191 (2.78%) DB2
10 188 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
11 186 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
12 176 (2.56%) Hadoop
13 169 (2.46%) Big Data
14 150 (2.18%) Oracle Database 12c
15 112 (1.63%) Oracle Reports
16 86 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
17 84 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
18 76 (1.11%) KDB
19 69 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 58 (0.84%) Redis
Development Applications
1 639 (9.29%) Jenkins
2 601 (8.74%) Git (software)
3 386 (5.61%) JIRA
4 352 (5.12%) Maven
5 349 (5.07%) Subversion
6 314 (4.57%) Selenium
7 252 (3.66%) JUnit
8 195 (2.84%) Ant
9 160 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 157 (2.28%) TeamCity
11 140 (2.04%) Cucumber
12 121 (1.76%) Vagrant
13 116 (1.69%) Hudson
14 111 (1.61%) HP UFT
15 104 (1.51%) Gradle
16 83 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
17 77 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
18 75 (1.09%) Eclipse
19 73 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
20 64 (0.93%) GoCD
General
1 2019 (29.36%) Finance
2 888 (12.91%) Banking
3 445 (6.47%) Investment Banking
4 357 (5.19%) Telecoms
5 335 (4.87%) Retail
6 329 (4.78%) Front Office
7 156 (2.27%) Marketing
8 133 (1.93%) Retail Banking
9 120 (1.74%) Financial Institution
10 112 (1.63%) Manufacturing
11 98 (1.43%) Games
12 90 (1.31%) Electronics
13 85 (1.24%) Legal
14 80 (1.16%) Back Office
15 77 (1.12%) Law
16 60 (0.87%) French Language
17 54 (0.79%) Advertising
18 49 (0.71%) Digital Economy
19 47 (0.68%) Automotive
19 47 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1530 (22.25%) Developer
2 882 (12.83%) Analyst
3 609 (8.86%) Java Developer
4 477 (6.94%) Administrator
4 477 (6.94%) DevOps Engineer
5 445 (6.47%) Applications Support
6 392 (5.70%) Support Analyst
7 390 (5.67%) Linux Engineer
8 359 (5.22%) Consultant
9 295 (4.29%) Support Engineer
10 290 (4.22%) Unix Engineer
11 278 (4.04%) Senior Developer
12 272 (3.96%) Software Engineer
13 245 (3.56%) Systems Administrator
14 239 (3.48%) C++ Developer
15 235 (3.42%) Network Engineer
16 228 (3.32%) Linux Administrator
17 225 (3.27%) Architect
18 210 (3.05%) Applications Support Analyst
18 210 (3.05%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 607 (8.83%) XML
2 588 (8.55%) Web Services
3 568 (8.26%) HTML
4 559 (8.13%) Spring
5 435 (6.33%) .NET
6 380 (5.53%) CSS
7 375 (5.45%) SOAP
8 349 (5.07%) J2EE
9 348 (5.06%) Middleware
10 301 (4.38%) REST
11 231 (3.36%) Hibernate
12 200 (2.91%) AngularJS
13 198 (2.88%) JSON
14 187 (2.72%) FIX Protocol
15 185 (2.69%) JMS
15 185 (2.69%) RESTful
16 158 (2.30%) HTML5
16 158 (2.30%) jQuery
17 151 (2.20%) JSP
18 129 (1.88%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 622 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
2 587 (8.54%) Computer Science
3 391 (5.69%) Data Centre
4 367 (5.34%) Management Information System
5 209 (3.04%) Derivative
6 207 (3.01%) Equities
7 196 (2.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 195 (2.84%) Fixed Income
9 188 (2.73%) Linux Command Line
10 178 (2.59%) Algorithms
11 176 (2.56%) Fintech
12 153 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
13 142 (2.06%) Clustering
14 117 (1.70%) Data Structures
15 93 (1.35%) User Experience
16 91 (1.32%) Security Operations Centre
17 86 (1.25%) Public Cloud
18 84 (1.22%) Replication
19 79 (1.15%) Client/Server
19 79 (1.15%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 4497 (65.39%) Linux
2 2346 (34.11%) Windows
3 647 (9.41%) Solaris
4 507 (7.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 430 (6.25%) Windows Server
6 272 (3.96%) AIX
7 184 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 172 (2.50%) CentOS
9 163 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 157 (2.28%) Android
11 142 (2.06%) Ubuntu
12 124 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
13 117 (1.70%) HPUX
14 116 (1.69%) Apple iOS
15 95 (1.38%) Mac OS X
16 90 (1.31%) Debian
17 62 (0.90%) CoreOS
18 53 (0.77%) Mac OS
19 46 (0.67%) Windows 2000
20 41 (0.60%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1585 (23.05%) Agile Software Development
2 1030 (14.98%) DevOps
3 805 (11.71%) ITIL
4 670 (9.74%) Continuous Integration
5 663 (9.64%) Software Engineering
6 606 (8.81%) Configuration Management
7 592 (8.61%) Scrum
8 544 (7.91%) OO
9 485 (7.05%) Test Automation
10 437 (6.35%) SDLC
11 382 (5.55%) Open Source
12 371 (5.39%) TDD
13 346 (5.03%) Mentoring
14 338 (4.91%) Project Management
15 337 (4.90%) Performance Tuning
16 334 (4.86%) High Availability
17 325 (4.73%) Information Security
18 321 (4.67%) Multithreading
19 320 (4.65%) SOA
20 319 (4.64%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2518 (36.61%) SQL
2 2374 (34.52%) Java
3 1569 (22.82%) Python
4 1043 (15.17%) Shell Script
5 934 (13.58%) Perl
6 822 (11.95%) C++
7 791 (11.50%) JavaScript
8 676 (9.83%) Bash Shell
9 516 (7.50%) Ruby
10 447 (6.50%) PL/SQL
11 437 (6.35%) C
12 427 (6.21%) C#
13 416 (6.05%) PHP
14 343 (4.99%) PowerShell
15 137 (1.99%) Scala
16 125 (1.82%) VB
17 79 (1.15%) Groovy
18 76 (1.11%) Go
19 66 (0.96%) Korn
20 63 (0.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1024 (14.89%) Degree
2 403 (5.86%) Security Cleared
3 276 (4.01%) Computer Science Degree
4 218 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
5 216 (3.14%) SC Cleared
6 184 (2.68%) CISSP
7 154 (2.24%) DV Cleared
8 136 (1.98%) CCNA
9 130 (1.89%) CCNP
10 112 (1.63%) CISM
11 100 (1.45%) SANS
12 97 (1.41%) GCIH
13 96 (1.40%) GCIA
14 88 (1.28%) ISEB
15 78 (1.13%) ISTQB
16 72 (1.05%) GIAC
17 68 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
18 67 (0.97%) CEH
19 58 (0.84%) Master's Degree
20 56 (0.81%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 417 (6.06%) QA
2 268 (3.90%) SLA
3 94 (1.37%) PCI DSS
4 70 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 61 (0.89%) Data Quality
6 52 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 32 (0.47%) MiFID
8 24 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27002
9 21 (0.31%) PMO
10 18 (0.26%) COBIT
11 12 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
11 12 (0.17%) EMIR
12 9 (0.13%) ISO 9000
13 8 (0.12%) ISO 9001
14 6 (0.087%) ISO 22301
14 6 (0.087%) SEPA
15 5 (0.073%) SSAE 16
16 4 (0.058%) GPG13
16 4 (0.058%) Solvency II
17 3 (0.044%) HIPAA
System Software
1 495 (7.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 386 (5.61%) Active Directory
3 381 (5.54%) Docker
4 172 (2.50%) vSphere
5 144 (2.09%) XenServer
6 131 (1.90%) Xen
7 129 (1.88%) Hyper-V
8 85 (1.24%) Oracle RAC
9 77 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
10 68 (0.99%) NFS
11 64 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
12 62 (0.90%) Snort
13 54 (0.79%) XenApp
14 52 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
15 49 (0.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 48 (0.70%) HDFS
17 46 (0.67%) KVM
18 40 (0.58%) Samba
19 32 (0.47%) Firmware
20 25 (0.36%) LXC
Systems Management
1 895 (13.01%) Puppet
2 589 (8.56%) Opscode Chef
3 556 (8.08%) Ansible
4 276 (4.01%) Nagios
5 186 (2.70%) Tivoli
6 118 (1.72%) Kubernetes
7 110 (1.60%) Cobbler
8 103 (1.50%) Oracle RMAN
9 75 (1.09%) Data Guard
10 72 (1.05%) Control-M
11 68 (0.99%) Graphite
12 65 (0.95%) SCOM
13 64 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 61 (0.89%) Salt
15 60 (0.87%) Terraform
16 59 (0.86%) SCCM
17 58 (0.84%) NetBackup
18 52 (0.76%) ZABBIX
19 51 (0.74%) Red Hat Satellite
20 41 (0.60%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 1872 (27.22%) Oracle
2 755 (10.98%) VMware
3 685 (9.96%) Microsoft
4 643 (9.35%) Red Hat
5 474 (6.89%) Cisco
6 357 (5.19%) IBM
7 242 (3.52%) HP
8 221 (3.21%) Sybase
9 195 (2.84%) Citrix
10 184 (2.68%) SAP
11 183 (2.66%) Juniper
12 181 (2.63%) Splunk
13 178 (2.59%) NetApp
14 176 (2.56%) CheckPoint
15 164 (2.38%) F5
16 150 (2.18%) Sun
17 137 (1.99%) Google
18 135 (1.96%) Palo Alto
19 116 (1.69%) EMC
20 110 (1.60%) EnterpriseDB
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