The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Specialist
Rank 827 884 845
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Specialist 33 24 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.033% 0.022% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.023% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 14 23 22
Average salary £46,250 £40,500 £40,995
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.19% -1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,950 £40,000 £28,080
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £64,700 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.42%
UNIX Specialist
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
95301 104500 95835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.63% 94.60% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 79153 86609 80539
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

UNIX Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

UNIX Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

UNIX Specialist
Salary Trend in England

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

UNIX Specialist Salary Trend in England

UNIX Specialist
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX Specialist across the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

UNIX Specialist Salary Histogram in England

UNIX Specialist
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West - 9 £31,250 -
London +34 6 £51,250 -24.07%
Yorkshire - 5 - -
East of England - 5 - -
South East +1 4 £47,500 +18.75%
East Midlands +15 2 £34,500 -
West Midlands - 2 £55,000 -
UNIX Specialist
UK

UNIX Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 64 (100.00%) UNIX
2 40 (62.50%) Linux
3 36 (56.25%) Solaris
4 29 (45.31%) AIX
5 25 (39.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (37.50%) Oracle
7 23 (35.94%) IBM
8 22 (34.38%) Red Hat
9 21 (32.81%) Veritas
9 21 (32.81%) Perl
10 20 (31.25%) Banking
11 17 (26.56%) Retail
12 16 (25.00%) DNS
12 16 (25.00%) Puppet
13 15 (23.44%) Opscode Chef
14 14 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (21.88%) LDAP
14 14 (21.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 13 (20.31%) Disaster Recovery
15 13 (20.31%) Python
15 13 (20.31%) HPUX
15 13 (20.31%) SAN
15 13 (20.31%) Data Centre
16 12 (18.75%) Shell Script
16 12 (18.75%) TCP/IP
17 11 (17.19%) Sun
17 11 (17.19%) HP
18 10 (15.63%) Hitachi
18 10 (15.63%) HACMP
18 10 (15.63%) NFS

UNIX Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 9 (14.06%) Apache
2 4 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.25%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.69%) JBoss
4 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.56%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.56%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.56%) ColdFusion
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.00%) DNS
2 14 (21.88%) LDAP
3 13 (20.31%) SAN
4 12 (18.75%) TCP/IP
5 7 (10.94%) Firewall
6 4 (6.25%) Kerberos
7 3 (4.69%) Internet
8 1 (1.56%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.94%) MySQL
2 6 (9.38%) DB2
3 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.56%) MaxDB
4 1 (1.56%) Informix
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 20 (31.25%) Banking
2 17 (26.56%) Retail
3 6 (9.38%) Finance
4 1 (1.56%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (20.31%) Data Centre
3 10 (15.63%) HACMP
3 10 (15.63%) Clustering
3 10 (15.63%) LPAR
4 2 (3.13%) HP Superdome
4 2 (3.13%) Derivative
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) Celerra
5 1 (1.56%) PKI
5 1 (1.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 64 (100.00%) UNIX
2 40 (62.50%) Linux
3 36 (56.25%) Solaris
4 29 (45.31%) AIX
5 25 (39.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (20.31%) HPUX
7 7 (10.94%) SUSE
8 4 (6.25%) Debian
8 4 (6.25%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (4.69%) Windows
10 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.31%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (15.63%) Process Management
2 10 (15.63%) Change Management
2 10 (15.63%) Asset Management
3 6 (9.38%) Incident Management
3 6 (9.38%) Project Management
3 6 (9.38%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (9.38%) Performance Analysis
3 6 (9.38%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (9.38%) DevOps
4 5 (7.81%) ITIL
5 4 (6.25%) Migration
5 4 (6.25%) Investment Management
5 4 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 3 (4.69%) Data Management
6 3 (4.69%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.13%) Performance Management
7 2 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.13%) High Availability
7 2 (3.13%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 21 (32.81%) Perl
2 13 (20.31%) Python
3 12 (18.75%) Shell Script
4 6 (9.38%) SQL
5 3 (4.69%) Java
6 2 (3.13%) AWK
6 2 (3.13%) Korn
6 2 (3.13%) sed
7 1 (1.56%) Ruby
7 1 (1.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.13%) RHCE
2 2 (3.13%) IBM AIX Certification
3 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (21.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 10 (15.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 10 (15.63%) NFS
3 6 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.38%) vSphere
4 5 (7.81%) vCloud
5 4 (6.25%) Sendmail
6 2 (3.13%) Samba
Systems Management
1 16 (25.00%) Puppet
2 15 (23.44%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (15.63%) NetBackup
4 5 (7.81%) Tivoli
4 5 (7.81%) BMC PATROL
4 5 (7.81%) Ansible
5 4 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.56%) OpenView
6 1 (1.56%) Legato
6 1 (1.56%) Control-M
6 1 (1.56%) ARCserve
6 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 24 (37.50%) Oracle
2 23 (35.94%) IBM
3 22 (34.38%) Red Hat
4 21 (32.81%) Veritas
5 11 (17.19%) Sun
5 11 (17.19%) HP
6 10 (15.63%) Hitachi
7 9 (14.06%) Symantec
8 7 (10.94%) VMware
9 5 (7.81%) BMC
9 5 (7.81%) Dell
10 4 (6.25%) EMC
10 4 (6.25%) Sybase
11 2 (3.13%) NetApp
11 2 (3.13%) ATG
12 1 (1.56%) Lotus
12 1 (1.56%) hybris
12 1 (1.56%) SAP