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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 58 46
Rank change year-on-year -11 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Unix 3773 4733 5978
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.24% 4.81% 5.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.85% 18.92% 20.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2664 3676 4806
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 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  

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 22398 25022 29004
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 25.19% 25.43% 26.49%
Number of salaries quoted 18452 21416 24299
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £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 June 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 June 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 -9 3529 £52,500 - 443
London -9 1824 £62,500 - 216
South East -3 667 £50,000 +1.01% 61
City of London -7 277 £65,000 - 51
North West -2 239 £50,000 +29.87% 42
Berkshire 0 221 £50,000 - 13
East of England -27 221 £45,000 -10.00% 23
Yorkshire -14 200 £42,500 +6.25% 28
South West -24 192 £42,500 +6.25% 19
Manchester -3 156 £52,500 +31.25% 24
Surrey +9 153 £52,500 +5.00% 11
West Midlands -16 145 £45,000 +15.38% 24
Reading -3 123 £47,500 -5.00% 3
West Yorkshire -20 122 £42,500 +6.25% 14
Leeds -18 104 £46,250 +15.62% 11
Scotland -37 103 £50,000 +11.11% 23
Hampshire -30 98 £49,500 +20.73% 15
Hertfordshire -11 94 £50,000 +8.69% 8
Cheshire +4 71 £43,750 +25.00% 13
West Sussex +25 66 £45,000 -8.62% 1
Birmingham -8 58 £45,000 -10.00% 13
Bristol -19 54 £50,000 +28.20% 5
Glasgow -35 52 £50,000 +5.26% 17
Buckinghamshire +7 49 £44,000 +6.66% 6
North Yorkshire -3 48 £42,500 +8.97% 1
Essex +22 46 £33,500 -27.95% 1
Wales -12 46 £43,197 +11.47% 7
Oxfordshire +29 43 £50,000 -23.07% 8
Northern Ireland +17 43 £55,000 +37.50% 3
Belfast +15 43 £55,000 +37.50% 1

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 4590 (64.38%) Linux
2 2638 (37.00%) SQL
3 2520 (35.35%) Java
4 2413 (33.85%) Windows
5 2227 (31.24%) Finance
6 2024 (28.39%) Oracle
7 1739 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
8 1643 (23.05%) Python
9 1168 (16.38%) DevOps
10 1077 (15.11%) Shell Script
11 1043 (14.63%) Banking
12 1041 (14.60%) Degree
13 989 (13.87%) Perl
14 947 (13.28%) Puppet
15 889 (12.47%) ITIL
16 817 (11.46%) JavaScript
17 811 (11.38%) C++
18 781 (10.96%) VMware
19 780 (10.94%) Amazon AWS
20 770 (10.80%) SQL Server
21 741 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
22 714 (10.02%) Analytical Skills
23 709 (9.95%) Bash Shell
24 701 (9.83%) Microsoft
25 699 (9.81%) Solaris
26 694 (9.73%) Software Engineering
27 688 (9.65%) Git (software)
28 685 (9.61%) Red Hat
29 683 (9.58%) Firewall
30 677 (9.50%) Jenkins

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
1 510 (7.15%) Apache
2 502 (7.04%) Tomcat
3 430 (6.03%) WebLogic
4 397 (5.57%) JBoss
5 338 (4.74%) WebSphere
6 232 (3.25%) IIS
7 222 (3.11%) OpenStack
8 167 (2.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 136 (1.91%) SharePoint
10 124 (1.74%) Confluence
11 123 (1.73%) CloudStack
12 122 (1.71%) MS Exchange
13 96 (1.35%) Apache Spark
14 79 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
15 69 (0.97%) nginx
16 68 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
17 63 (0.88%) CMS
18 62 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
19 58 (0.81%) Jetty
20 56 (0.79%) SAS
Applications
1 150 (2.10%) Microsoft Office
2 110 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 53 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 47 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
6 10 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.084%) EngageOne
7 6 (0.084%) SPSS
8 4 (0.056%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.042%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (0.028%) Simulink
11 1 (0.014%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.014%) GIMP
11 1 (0.014%) MicroStation
11 1 (0.014%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 78 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
2 68 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 43 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
4 38 (0.53%) ION MarketView
5 31 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
6 23 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
7 22 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
8 19 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
9 14 (0.20%) Teamcenter
10 13 (0.18%) assyst
10 13 (0.18%) Magento
11 12 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 11 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
12 11 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
12 11 (0.15%) SAP SD
13 10 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
13 10 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
14 9 (0.13%) Oracle BRM
15 8 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
15 8 (0.11%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 780 (10.94%) Amazon AWS
2 379 (5.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 181 (2.54%) SaaS
4 144 (2.02%) GitHub
5 113 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
6 97 (1.36%) IaaS
7 91 (1.28%) PaaS
8 89 (1.25%) Office 365
9 74 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
10 48 (0.67%) CloudBees
11 32 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
12 29 (0.41%) Amazon S3
12 29 (0.41%) OpenShift
13 25 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
14 20 (0.28%) G Suite
14 20 (0.28%) Slack
15 11 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
15 11 (0.15%) Trello
16 9 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 9 (0.13%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 683 (9.58%) Firewall
2 634 (8.89%) TCP/IP
3 371 (5.20%) DNS
4 316 (4.43%) SAN
5 310 (4.35%) Internet
6 265 (3.72%) HTTP
7 235 (3.30%) WAN
8 222 (3.11%) LAN
9 203 (2.85%) Network Security
10 202 (2.83%) VPN
11 177 (2.48%) LDAP
12 167 (2.34%) DHCP
13 153 (2.15%) BGP
14 145 (2.03%) SSL
15 130 (1.82%) OSPF
16 123 (1.73%) NAS
17 116 (1.63%) Intrusion Detection
18 100 (1.40%) Ethernet
19 94 (1.32%) VoIP
20 93 (1.30%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 770 (10.80%) SQL Server
2 639 (8.96%) MySQL
3 604 (8.47%) Relational Database
4 545 (7.64%) Oracle Database
5 282 (3.96%) NoSQL
6 263 (3.69%) RDBMS
7 245 (3.44%) Oracle Database 11g
8 233 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
9 230 (3.23%) MongoDB
10 210 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
11 194 (2.72%) Hadoop
12 185 (2.60%) Big Data
13 179 (2.51%) DB2
14 175 (2.45%) Oracle Database 12c
15 114 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
16 110 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
17 100 (1.40%) Oracle Database 10g
18 78 (1.09%) Redis
19 73 (1.02%) KDB
20 69 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 688 (9.65%) Git (software)
2 677 (9.50%) Jenkins
3 460 (6.45%) JIRA
4 418 (5.86%) Maven
5 381 (5.34%) Subversion
6 306 (4.29%) Selenium
7 284 (3.98%) JUnit
8 227 (3.18%) TeamCity
9 201 (2.82%) Ant
10 170 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 136 (1.91%) Cucumber
12 131 (1.84%) Hudson
13 118 (1.66%) Vagrant
14 113 (1.59%) HP UFT
15 100 (1.40%) Gradle
16 84 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
17 80 (1.12%) Eclipse
17 80 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
18 78 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
19 77 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2227 (31.24%) Finance
2 1043 (14.63%) Banking
3 592 (8.30%) Investment Banking
4 492 (6.90%) Retail
5 370 (5.19%) Telecoms
6 328 (4.60%) Front Office
7 296 (4.15%) Retail Banking
8 177 (2.48%) Marketing
9 138 (1.94%) Financial Institution
10 122 (1.71%) Manufacturing
11 105 (1.47%) Electronics
12 96 (1.35%) Legal
13 95 (1.33%) Games
14 83 (1.16%) Law
15 75 (1.05%) Back Office
16 64 (0.90%) French Language
17 62 (0.87%) Publishing
18 54 (0.76%) Automotive
19 51 (0.72%) Advertising
19 51 (0.72%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1579 (22.15%) Developer
2 949 (13.31%) Analyst
3 651 (9.13%) Java Developer
4 512 (7.18%) DevOps Engineer
5 490 (6.87%) Administrator
6 464 (6.51%) Applications Support
7 450 (6.31%) Support Analyst
8 383 (5.37%) Linux Engineer
9 381 (5.34%) Consultant
10 305 (4.28%) Support Engineer
11 302 (4.24%) Software Engineer
12 297 (4.17%) Unix Engineer
13 288 (4.04%) Senior Developer
14 259 (3.63%) Systems Administrator
15 246 (3.45%) Architect
16 241 (3.38%) Linux Administrator
17 240 (3.37%) Network Engineer
18 229 (3.21%) Applications Support Analyst
19 212 (2.97%) Unix Support
20 211 (2.96%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 630 (8.84%) Web Services
2 622 (8.72%) XML
3 620 (8.70%) Spring
4 566 (7.94%) HTML
5 466 (6.54%) .NET
6 407 (5.71%) SOAP
7 387 (5.43%) Middleware
8 372 (5.22%) CSS
9 357 (5.01%) J2EE
10 326 (4.57%) REST
11 254 (3.56%) Hibernate
12 236 (3.31%) RESTful
13 224 (3.14%) AngularJS
14 221 (3.10%) JMS
15 220 (3.09%) JSON
16 182 (2.55%) FIX Protocol
17 167 (2.34%) HTML5
18 165 (2.31%) jQuery
19 160 (2.24%) JSP
20 143 (2.01%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 714 (10.02%) Analytical Skills
2 604 (8.47%) Computer Science
3 420 (5.89%) Data Centre
4 396 (5.55%) Management Information System
5 240 (3.37%) Linux Command Line
6 213 (2.99%) Derivative
7 189 (2.65%) Fixed Income
8 185 (2.60%) Fintech
9 184 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
10 182 (2.55%) Algorithms
11 178 (2.50%) Equities
12 177 (2.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 138 (1.94%) Data Structures
14 131 (1.84%) Clustering
15 121 (1.70%) User Experience
16 107 (1.50%) Public Cloud
17 88 (1.23%) Client/Server
18 87 (1.22%) Security Operations Centre
19 83 (1.16%) Hedge funds
19 83 (1.16%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4590 (64.38%) Linux
2 2413 (33.85%) Windows
3 699 (9.81%) Solaris
4 556 (7.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 431 (6.05%) Windows Server
6 276 (3.87%) AIX
7 187 (2.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 171 (2.40%) CentOS
9 154 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 144 (2.02%) Android
11 130 (1.82%) Ubuntu
12 120 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
13 117 (1.64%) HPUX
14 105 (1.47%) Apple iOS
15 89 (1.25%) Debian
16 87 (1.22%) Mac OS X
17 62 (0.87%) CoreOS
18 55 (0.77%) Mac OS
19 42 (0.59%) Windows 2000
20 41 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1739 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
2 1168 (16.38%) DevOps
3 889 (12.47%) ITIL
4 741 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
5 694 (9.73%) Software Engineering
6 640 (8.98%) Scrum
7 627 (8.80%) Configuration Management
8 572 (8.02%) OO
9 524 (7.35%) Test Automation
10 487 (6.83%) SDLC
11 425 (5.96%) Open Source
12 384 (5.39%) Analytics
13 382 (5.36%) Asset Management
14 378 (5.30%) Mentoring
15 377 (5.29%) TDD
16 355 (4.98%) Project Management
17 349 (4.90%) Wealth Management
18 347 (4.87%) High Availability
19 337 (4.73%) Change Management
20 325 (4.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2638 (37.00%) SQL
2 2520 (35.35%) Java
3 1643 (23.05%) Python
4 1077 (15.11%) Shell Script
5 989 (13.87%) Perl
6 817 (11.46%) JavaScript
7 811 (11.38%) C++
8 709 (9.95%) Bash Shell
9 538 (7.55%) PL/SQL
10 528 (7.41%) Ruby
11 459 (6.44%) C
12 440 (6.17%) C#
13 418 (5.86%) PHP
14 359 (5.04%) PowerShell
15 141 (1.98%) Scala
16 124 (1.74%) VB
17 100 (1.40%) Groovy
18 87 (1.22%) Korn
19 83 (1.16%) Go
20 75 (1.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1041 (14.60%) Degree
2 436 (6.12%) Security Cleared
3 295 (4.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 235 (3.30%) SC Cleared
5 204 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
6 181 (2.54%) CISSP
7 170 (2.38%) DV Cleared
8 128 (1.80%) CCNA
9 117 (1.64%) CCNP
10 112 (1.57%) CISM
11 100 (1.40%) GCIH
11 100 (1.40%) ISEB
12 99 (1.39%) SANS
13 95 (1.33%) GCIA
14 83 (1.16%) ISTQB
15 82 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
16 71 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
16 71 (1.00%) Master's Degree
17 64 (0.90%) GIAC
17 64 (0.90%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 446 (6.26%) QA
2 289 (4.05%) SLA
3 89 (1.25%) PCI DSS
4 85 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 67 (0.94%) Data Quality
6 50 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 29 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 29 (0.41%) MiFID
8 24 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 24 (0.34%) PMO
9 17 (0.24%) COBIT
10 14 (0.20%) EMIR
11 13 (0.18%) GCP
12 11 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
13 10 (0.14%) ISO 9001
14 7 (0.098%) ISO 9000
15 6 (0.084%) SEPA
15 6 (0.084%) Solvency II
15 6 (0.084%) SSAE 16
16 5 (0.070%) NIST 800
System Software
1 531 (7.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 403 (5.65%) Active Directory
3 388 (5.44%) Docker
4 182 (2.55%) vSphere
5 133 (1.87%) XenServer
6 129 (1.81%) Xen
7 118 (1.66%) Hyper-V
8 78 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
9 66 (0.93%) Snort
10 65 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
11 64 (0.90%) NFS
11 64 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
12 52 (0.73%) XenApp
13 51 (0.72%) KVM
14 44 (0.62%) HDFS
15 43 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
16 42 (0.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 36 (0.50%) Samba
18 34 (0.48%) Firmware
19 21 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 947 (13.28%) Puppet
2 636 (8.92%) Opscode Chef
3 593 (8.32%) Ansible
4 272 (3.82%) Nagios
5 195 (2.74%) Tivoli
6 123 (1.73%) Kubernetes
7 107 (1.50%) Cobbler
8 92 (1.29%) Control-M
9 82 (1.15%) Oracle RMAN
10 77 (1.08%) Graphite
11 67 (0.94%) SCOM
12 65 (0.91%) Salt
13 64 (0.90%) NetBackup
14 63 (0.88%) Data Guard
14 63 (0.88%) SCCM
14 63 (0.88%) Terraform
15 62 (0.87%) ZABBIX
16 55 (0.77%) Red Hat Satellite
17 53 (0.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
18 44 (0.62%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 2024 (28.39%) Oracle
2 781 (10.96%) VMware
3 701 (9.83%) Microsoft
4 685 (9.61%) Red Hat
5 507 (7.11%) Cisco
6 379 (5.32%) IBM
7 262 (3.68%) Sybase
8 244 (3.42%) HP
9 206 (2.89%) SAP
10 199 (2.79%) Citrix
11 189 (2.65%) Juniper
12 169 (2.37%) Splunk
13 168 (2.36%) NetApp
14 167 (2.34%) CheckPoint
15 165 (2.31%) F5
16 164 (2.30%) Sun
17 151 (2.12%) Google
18 135 (1.89%) Palo Alto
19 110 (1.54%) EnterpriseDB
19 110 (1.54%) Informatica
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