The table below looks at the statistics for the Unix Support 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 Support in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Support
Rank 242 280 279
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Support 19 38 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.28% 0.37% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.39% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 15 33 39
Average salary £60,000 £48,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £33,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Unix Support
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
6363 9725 9706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.07% 95.35% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5728 8455 8287
Average salary £57,500 £54,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.50% -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Unix Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Unix Support Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Unix Support
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Unix Support Salary Trend in the City of London

Unix Support
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unix Support across the City of London region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Unix Support Salary Histogram in the City of London

Unix Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Unix Support 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 Support in their job title.

1 31 (100.00%) Unix
2 27 (87.10%) SQL
3 22 (70.97%) Linux
4 21 (67.74%) Finance
5 15 (48.39%) Equities
6 14 (45.16%) FIX Protocol
7 12 (38.71%) Bash Shell
8 11 (35.48%) Fixed Income
8 11 (35.48%) Perl
9 9 (29.03%) Front Office
9 9 (29.03%) Back Office
9 9 (29.03%) Banking
10 8 (25.81%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (25.81%) Windows
11 7 (22.58%) Oracle
11 7 (22.58%) Java
11 7 (22.58%) Electronic Trading
12 6 (19.35%) Incident Management
12 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
12 6 (19.35%) Sybase
13 5 (16.13%) WebLogic
13 5 (16.13%) Struts
13 5 (16.13%) XML
13 5 (16.13%) ITIL
13 5 (16.13%) JBoss
13 5 (16.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (16.13%) Python
13 5 (16.13%) JMS
13 5 (16.13%) Service Management
13 5 (16.13%) Spring

Unix Support
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Unix Support 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 Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (16.13%) JBoss
1 5 (16.13%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MetaTrader
1 3 (9.68%) RMDS
2 1 (3.23%) 3000 Xtra
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) LAN
1 4 (12.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Informix
1 1 (3.23%) KDB
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 21 (67.74%) Finance
2 9 (29.03%) Back Office
2 9 (29.03%) Banking
2 9 (29.03%) Front Office
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Billing
4 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (45.16%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (16.13%) JMS
2 5 (16.13%) Spring
2 5 (16.13%) Struts
2 5 (16.13%) XML
3 4 (12.90%) SOAP
4 1 (3.23%) CGI
4 1 (3.23%) CSS
4 1 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (48.39%) Equities
2 11 (35.48%) Fixed Income
3 5 (16.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.23%) Derivative
5 1 (3.23%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (3.23%) Hedge funds
5 1 (3.23%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Unix
2 22 (70.97%) Linux
3 8 (25.81%) Windows
4 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (22.58%) Electronic Trading
3 6 (19.35%) Incident Management
4 5 (16.13%) Investment Management
4 5 (16.13%) ITIL
4 5 (16.13%) Problem Management
4 5 (16.13%) Release Management
4 5 (16.13%) Service Management
5 3 (9.68%) Low Latency
6 1 (3.23%) Algorithmic Trading
6 1 (3.23%) Change Management
6 1 (3.23%) Market Making
6 1 (3.23%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (87.10%) SQL
2 12 (38.71%) Bash Shell
3 11 (35.48%) Perl
4 7 (22.58%) Java
5 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
6 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
6 5 (16.13%) Python
7 1 (3.23%) C++
7 1 (3.23%) PHP
7 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.23%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle
2 6 (19.35%) Sybase
3 3 (9.68%) Bloomberg
3 3 (9.68%) Reuters
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco
4 1 (3.23%) Currenex
4 1 (3.23%) FXall
4 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow
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