The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Specialist
Rank 309 319 333
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Specialist 3 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.026% 0.017% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.018% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Average salary £55,000 £70,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £48,250 £45,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+7.22% +13.92%
UNIX Specialist
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
10870 11149 12128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.64% 93.16% 94.01%
Number of salaries quoted 9152 9865 11083
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

UNIX Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing UNIX Specialist in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

UNIX Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

UNIX Specialist
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing UNIX Specialist across the City of London region.

UNIX Specialist Salary Trend in the City of London

UNIX Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited UNIX Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with UNIX Specialist in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Solaris
4 3 (50.00%) SAN
4 3 (50.00%) Veritas
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) Apache
5 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
5 2 (33.33%) JBoss
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) AIX
5 2 (33.33%) Java
5 2 (33.33%) Perl
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) Internet
5 2 (33.33%) LDAP
5 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (33.33%) Clustering
5 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
5 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 2 (33.33%) GPFS
5 2 (33.33%) Change Control
5 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (16.67%) DevOps
6 1 (16.67%) Sendmail
6 1 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager

UNIX Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited UNIX Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with UNIX Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) LDAP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Kerberos
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) AIX
4 1 (16.67%) HPUX
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) Korn
2 1 (16.67%) C-shell
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) GPFS
2 1 (16.67%) NFS
2 1 (16.67%) Sendmail
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) OpenView
2 1 (16.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 3 (50.00%) Veritas
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) JBoss
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) Sun
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) Sybase