Unix Jobs with Work from Home Options

Unix
UK > Work from Home

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 6 months to 4 March 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
4 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 208 164 218
Rank change year-on-year -44 +54 -20
Permanent jobs citing Unix 462 1,023 1,038
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.53% 2.19% 1.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.56% 13.36% 10.05%
Number of salaries quoted 234 560 648
10th Percentile £42,238 £42,500 £40,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £51,250 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,783 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.41% - +5.69%
75th Percentile £77,500 £85,313 £80,000
90th Percentile £91,934 £97,500 £95,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +8.00% +2.46%

All Operating Systems
Work from Home

Unix 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 WFH option and a requirement for operating system skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 4,376 7,655 10,326
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 14.46% 16.39% 17.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3,537 5,446 7,066
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £38,000 £41,047 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £91,250 £85,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.52% - +5.00%

Unix
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Unix as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Unix trend for jobs with a WFH option

Unix
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Unix.

Unix salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Unix
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Unix over the 6 months to 4 March 2024.

Unix salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

Unix
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities with WFH Options by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (3.90%) Confluence
1 18 (3.90%) WebLogic
2 16 (3.46%) Tomcat
3 14 (3.03%) Microsoft Exchange
4 13 (2.81%) WebSphere
4 13 (2.81%) WebSphere Application Server
5 10 (2.16%) IIS
6 8 (1.73%) Apache
7 6 (1.30%) Oracle Service Bus
8 4 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (0.87%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.22%) nginx
9 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (1.95%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (1.95%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.30%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.43%) CATIA
3 2 (0.43%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 15 (3.25%) Unit4 Business World
2 6 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.43%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.22%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 99 (21.43%) Azure
2 86 (18.61%) AWS
3 31 (6.71%) GCP
3 31 (6.71%) SaaS
4 29 (6.28%) IaaS
5 26 (5.63%) Power Platform
6 16 (3.46%) Microsoft 365
7 14 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (2.16%) OpenShift
9 10 (2.16%) Serverless
10 9 (1.95%) Google Kubernetes Engine
10 9 (1.95%) Rubrik
11 7 (1.52%) Amazon S3
12 6 (1.30%) Apigee
12 6 (1.30%) Entra ID
12 6 (1.30%) OCI
13 5 (1.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 5 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (1.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 65 (14.07%) LAN
2 64 (13.85%) WAN
3 62 (13.42%) Intrusion Detection
4 34 (7.36%) Firewall
5 30 (6.49%) DNS
6 25 (5.41%) TCP/IP
7 17 (3.68%) SAN
8 14 (3.03%) Network Security
9 13 (2.81%) DHCP
9 13 (2.81%) SSL
9 13 (2.81%) VPN
10 12 (2.60%) VLAN
11 10 (2.16%) Wireless
12 9 (1.95%) VoIP
13 8 (1.73%) Internet
14 4 (0.87%) NAS
14 4 (0.87%) Wireless Security
15 3 (0.65%) IPv4
15 3 (0.65%) SMTP
15 3 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (15.58%) MySQL
2 60 (12.99%) SQL Server
3 49 (10.61%) Relational Database
4 42 (9.09%) RDBMS
5 26 (5.63%) Power BI
6 23 (4.98%) Oracle Database
7 22 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (4.76%) NoSQL
8 17 (3.68%) Elasticsearch
9 15 (3.25%) DB2
9 15 (3.25%) MongoDB
10 13 (2.81%) BusinessObjects
10 13 (2.81%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 9 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (1.73%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (1.73%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
13 7 (1.52%) Data Mart
14 6 (1.30%) Tableau
14 6 (1.30%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 45 (9.74%) JIRA
2 36 (7.79%) Git
3 20 (4.33%) Jenkins
4 16 (3.46%) Sonatype Nexus
5 15 (3.25%) GitLab
6 13 (2.81%) Oracle APEX
7 10 (2.16%) JUnit
7 10 (2.16%) Maven
8 7 (1.52%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (1.30%) Snyk
9 6 (1.30%) SonarQube
10 5 (1.08%) DTrace
10 5 (1.08%) GDB
11 4 (0.87%) Burp Suite
11 4 (0.87%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.87%) IBM UrbanCode
11 4 (0.87%) Metasploit
12 2 (0.43%) REST Assured
12 2 (0.43%) Robot Framework
12 2 (0.43%) The Grinder
General
1 172 (37.23%) Social Skills
2 127 (27.49%) Finance
3 84 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 76 (16.45%) Games
5 51 (11.04%) Banking
6 29 (6.28%) Public Sector
7 22 (4.76%) Retail
8 18 (3.90%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 18 (3.90%) Telecoms
9 14 (3.03%) Front Office
9 14 (3.03%) Military
10 9 (1.95%) Back Office
11 8 (1.73%) Influencing Skills
11 8 (1.73%) Law
11 8 (1.73%) Presentation Skills
12 6 (1.30%) Retail Finance
13 5 (1.08%) Documentation Skills
13 5 (1.08%) Fire and Rescue
13 5 (1.08%) Local Government
14 4 (0.87%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 127 (27.49%) Senior
2 75 (16.23%) Analyst
3 64 (13.85%) Senior Manager
4 62 (13.42%) Security Manager
5 60 (12.99%) Business Manager
5 60 (12.99%) Senior Business Manager
6 56 (12.12%) Support Analyst
7 47 (10.17%) Applications Support
8 46 (9.96%) DBA
8 46 (9.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 43 (9.31%) Applications Support Analyst
10 41 (8.87%) MySQL DBA
11 36 (7.79%) Developer
12 28 (6.06%) Software Engineer
13 24 (5.19%) DevOps Engineer
14 21 (4.55%) Support Engineer
15 18 (3.90%) Administrator
15 18 (3.90%) Systems Administrator
16 16 (3.46%) IT Manager
16 16 (3.46%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.19%) .NET
2 15 (3.25%) Spring
3 12 (2.60%) Java EE
3 12 (2.60%) Node.js
4 10 (2.16%) Hibernate
4 10 (2.16%) J2EE
5 9 (1.95%) FreeSWITCH
6 8 (1.73%) FIX Protocol
6 8 (1.73%) React
6 8 (1.73%) Spring Boot
6 8 (1.73%) XML
7 7 (1.52%) OpenAPI
8 6 (1.30%) AngularJS
8 6 (1.30%) JSON
9 5 (1.08%) Flask
9 5 (1.08%) LAMP
9 5 (1.08%) pytest
10 4 (0.87%) Elastic Stack
10 4 (0.87%) Gherkin
10 4 (0.87%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 60 (12.99%) Security Operations Centre
2 41 (8.87%) Public Cloud
3 38 (8.23%) Data Centre
4 32 (6.93%) Self-Motivation
5 31 (6.71%) Management Information System
6 12 (2.60%) Cloud Native
6 12 (2.60%) Linux Command Line
7 9 (1.95%) Onboarding
8 5 (1.08%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.08%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.87%) Clustering
9 4 (0.87%) Cyber Security Posture
9 4 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (0.87%) Hedge funds
9 4 (0.87%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.87%) Replication
9 4 (0.87%) Security Posture
10 3 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.65%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (0.65%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 294 (63.64%) Windows
2 255 (55.19%) Linux
3 71 (15.37%) Windows Server
4 24 (5.19%) Solaris
5 21 (4.55%) AIX
6 17 (3.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (3.46%) CentOS
8 14 (3.03%) Mac OS X
9 12 (2.60%) VMS
10 11 (2.38%) Android
11 10 (2.16%) Ubuntu
12 5 (1.08%) CoreOS
13 4 (0.87%) Kali Linux
13 4 (0.87%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.65%) Debian
14 3 (0.65%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.43%) OpenBSD
15 2 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.22%) HPUX
16 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (31.82%) Incident Management
2 109 (23.59%) Actionable Insight
3 105 (22.73%) Cybersecurity
4 103 (22.29%) DevOps
5 101 (21.86%) ITIL
6 97 (21.00%) Change Management
7 84 (18.18%) Service Management
8 83 (17.97%) Agile
8 83 (17.97%) Mentoring
9 81 (17.53%) Security Operations
9 81 (17.53%) Vulnerability Management
9 81 (17.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 80 (17.32%) Problem-Solving
11 72 (15.58%) Vulnerability Remediation
12 71 (15.37%) SIEM
13 70 (15.15%) Impact Assessments
14 69 (14.94%) Business Continuity
15 64 (13.85%) Service Delivery
16 63 (13.64%) Incident Response
17 62 (13.42%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 103 (22.29%) Python
2 99 (21.43%) SQL
3 72 (15.58%) PowerShell
4 62 (13.42%) Java
5 38 (8.23%) Bash
6 28 (6.06%) PL/SQL
7 24 (5.19%) JavaScript
8 23 (4.98%) Shell Script
9 21 (4.55%) C++
10 19 (4.11%) C#
10 19 (4.11%) PHP
11 13 (2.81%) Perl
12 11 (2.38%) Ruby
13 9 (1.95%) C
14 8 (1.73%) TypeScript
15 7 (1.52%) Go
16 5 (1.08%) OCaml
16 5 (1.08%) SystemTap
16 5 (1.08%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.65%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 130 (28.14%) Degree
2 106 (22.94%) Security Cleared
3 101 (21.86%) SC Cleared
4 76 (16.45%) CISM
4 76 (16.45%) CISSP
5 60 (12.99%) SSCP
6 16 (3.46%) ITIL Certification
7 15 (3.25%) CISA
7 15 (3.25%) GCIH
8 14 (3.03%) GCIA
8 14 (3.03%) GREM
9 13 (2.81%) Computer Science Degree
10 9 (1.95%) AWS Certification
11 7 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (1.30%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
12 6 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (1.08%) Master's Degree
14 4 (0.87%) CCNA
14 4 (0.87%) CHECK Team Member
14 4 (0.87%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (15.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 60 (12.99%) GDPR
3 25 (5.41%) SLA
4 18 (3.90%) QA
5 16 (3.46%) PMO
6 15 (3.25%) ITGC
7 7 (1.52%) NIST
8 5 (1.08%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.43%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.43%) NIST 800
9 2 (0.43%) SEPA
10 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 45 (9.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (9.31%) Docker
3 22 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 22 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
4 21 (4.55%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.95%) DFS Replication
5 9 (1.95%) OpenSIPS
6 8 (1.73%) Firmware
7 6 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.65%) KVM
9 2 (0.43%) Postfix
10 1 (0.22%) Lustre
10 1 (0.22%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.22%) Slurm Workload Manager
10 1 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 46 (9.96%) Ansible
2 38 (8.23%) Terraform
3 35 (7.58%) Kubernetes
4 32 (6.93%) Puppet
5 23 (4.98%) SCCM
6 15 (3.25%) WSUS
7 11 (2.38%) Single Sign-On
8 10 (2.16%) AirWatch
8 10 (2.16%) OpenSSO
9 9 (1.95%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 9 (1.95%) NetBackup
9 9 (1.95%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 6 (1.30%) Data Guard
10 6 (1.30%) Istio
10 6 (1.30%) Nessus
10 6 (1.30%) Nexpose
10 6 (1.30%) Oracle RMAN
11 5 (1.08%) Nmap
12 4 (0.87%) EMC NetWorker
12 4 (0.87%) Progress Chef
Vendors
1 118 (25.54%) Oracle
2 102 (22.08%) VMware
3 85 (18.40%) Microsoft
4 28 (6.06%) Red Hat
5 20 (4.33%) Dell
5 20 (4.33%) Splunk
6 19 (4.11%) Dynatrace
7 16 (3.46%) IBM
7 16 (3.46%) SAP
8 15 (3.25%) Sage
8 15 (3.25%) ServiceNow
9 14 (3.03%) Atlassian
10 13 (2.81%) Veeam
11 12 (2.60%) Apple
11 12 (2.60%) Google
12 11 (2.38%) Citrix
13 10 (2.16%) BMC
14 9 (1.95%) Sun
15 8 (1.73%) Algorithmics
15 8 (1.73%) Remedy