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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Specialist
Rank 873 825 856
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Specialist 6 9 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.009% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.010% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 28
Average salary £48,250 £47,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.57% +17.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £26,700 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £74,700 £48,300
UK excluding London average salary £48,250 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+28.66% -5.06%
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
100759 92707 104130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.40% 94.26% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82433 77843 89539
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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
London -33 2 £56,250 -21.32%
South East -14 1 £47,500 +72.72%
West Midlands -26 1 £49,000 -2.00%
East of England - 1 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £37,500 -
UNIX Specialist
UK

UNIX Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 19 (100.00%) UNIX
2 17 (89.47%) Linux
3 9 (47.37%) HPUX
3 9 (47.37%) ITIL
4 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
5 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
5 7 (36.84%) Service Management
5 7 (36.84%) Solaris
5 7 (36.84%) Oracle
6 6 (31.58%) SAN
6 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
6 6 (31.58%) DV Cleared
7 5 (26.32%) AIX
7 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (26.32%) HP
8 4 (21.05%) Veritas
8 4 (21.05%) Finance
8 4 (21.05%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (15.79%) Banking
9 3 (15.79%) Java
9 3 (15.79%) Windows
9 3 (15.79%) Apache
10 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
10 2 (10.53%) LDAP
10 2 (10.53%) JBoss
10 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
10 2 (10.53%) DNS
10 2 (10.53%) IBM
10 2 (10.53%) Sun
10 2 (10.53%) C++

UNIX Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 3 (15.79%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.26%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) SAN
2 2 (10.53%) LDAP
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) Internet
3 1 (5.26%) VLAN
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.26%) Wireless
3 1 (5.26%) Kerberos
3 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.53%) DB2
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) YAML
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (5.26%) EntireX
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Clustering
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) iSeries
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Open Source
2 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.26%) Physics
2 1 (5.26%) VSAM
2 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.26%) BBC
2 1 (5.26%) Replication
2 1 (5.26%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) UNIX
2 17 (89.47%) Linux
3 9 (47.37%) HPUX
4 7 (36.84%) Solaris
5 5 (26.32%) AIX
5 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (15.79%) Windows
8 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
8 1 (5.26%) SUSE
8 1 (5.26%) Debian
8 1 (5.26%) OpenBSD
8 1 (5.26%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) ITIL
2 7 (36.84%) Service Management
3 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.53%) Change Control
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.26%) Investment Management
4 1 (5.26%) Data Management
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) TDD
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) C++
2 2 (10.53%) Perl
3 1 (5.26%) SELCOPY
3 1 (5.26%) C-shell
3 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.26%) Ruby
3 1 (5.26%) Korn
3 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.26%) NATURAL
3 1 (5.26%) JCL
3 1 (5.26%) REXX
3 1 (5.26%) PHP
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) COBOL
3 1 (5.26%) C
3 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) DV Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (10.53%) GPFS
2 1 (5.26%) KVM
2 1 (5.26%) Sendmail
2 1 (5.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (5.26%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) NetBackup
1 2 (10.53%) HP SIM
1 2 (10.53%) Puppet
1 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.26%) Control-M
2 1 (5.26%) OpenView
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
2 7 (36.84%) Oracle
3 5 (26.32%) HP
4 4 (21.05%) Veritas
5 2 (10.53%) JBoss
5 2 (10.53%) IBM
5 2 (10.53%) Sun
5 2 (10.53%) Sybase
6 1 (5.26%) Dell
6 1 (5.26%) NetApp
6 1 (5.26%) VMware