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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Specialist
Rank 802 821 846
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Specialist 29 21 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.022% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.023% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 28 21 14
Average salary £51,250 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.12% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £90,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £38,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -8.82%
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
93525 91713 97883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.83% 94.58% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 78550 74983 84737
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +6 20 £52,500 -41.66%
South East -29 5 £57,000 +34.11%
East of England - 2 £50,750 -
East Midlands - 2 £42,000 -
UNIX Specialist
UK

UNIX Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 35 (100.00%) UNIX
2 33 (94.29%) Linux
3 21 (60.00%) Solaris
4 19 (54.29%) Apache
5 18 (51.43%) AIX
5 18 (51.43%) Red Hat
6 16 (45.71%) DNS
6 16 (45.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (45.71%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (42.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 15 (42.86%) LDAP
7 15 (42.86%) Veritas
8 14 (40.00%) MySQL
9 13 (37.14%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (34.29%) Shell Script
10 12 (34.29%) NetBackup
10 12 (34.29%) Oracle
10 12 (34.29%) Puppet
11 11 (31.43%) Perl
11 11 (31.43%) TCP/IP
12 10 (28.57%) NFS
12 10 (28.57%) HACMP
12 10 (28.57%) Python
12 10 (28.57%) Firewall
12 10 (28.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 10 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
13 9 (25.71%) PCI DSS
13 9 (25.71%) Apache Solr
13 9 (25.71%) vSphere
13 9 (25.71%) hybris

UNIX Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 19 (54.29%) Apache
2 9 (25.71%) Tomcat
2 9 (25.71%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 16 (45.71%) DNS
2 15 (42.86%) LDAP
3 11 (31.43%) TCP/IP
4 10 (28.57%) Firewall
5 9 (25.71%) BIG-IP
6 5 (14.29%) Kerberos
7 1 (2.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (40.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.86%) DB2
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 6 (17.14%) Banking
2 5 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 16 (45.71%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (28.57%) HACMP
3 7 (20.00%) Clustering
4 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.71%) Open Source
5 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.86%) Physics
5 1 (2.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) UNIX
2 33 (94.29%) Linux
3 21 (60.00%) Solaris
4 18 (51.43%) AIX
5 16 (45.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (20.00%) HPUX
7 5 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (5.71%) Ubuntu
8 2 (5.71%) Debian
9 1 (2.86%) OpenBSD
9 1 (2.86%) FreeBSD
9 1 (2.86%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (17.14%) Project Management
2 6 (17.14%) Performance Analysis
3 5 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 4 (11.43%) Investment Management
4 4 (11.43%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (11.43%) DevOps
4 4 (11.43%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.71%) ITIL
6 1 (2.86%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.86%) Migration
6 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.86%) Data Management
6 1 (2.86%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) Shell Script
2 11 (31.43%) Perl
3 10 (28.57%) Python
4 1 (2.86%) SQL
4 1 (2.86%) C++
4 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) RHCE
2 1 (2.86%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (42.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 10 (28.57%) NFS
2 10 (28.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 9 (25.71%) vSphere
4 6 (17.14%) Sendmail
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (2.86%) KVM
5 1 (2.86%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 12 (34.29%) NetBackup
1 12 (34.29%) Puppet
2 10 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.86%) OpenView
3 1 (2.86%) Control-M
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) Red Hat
2 15 (42.86%) Veritas
3 12 (34.29%) Oracle
4 9 (25.71%) VMware
4 9 (25.71%) hybris
5 6 (17.14%) Symantec
5 6 (17.14%) HP
6 5 (14.29%) Dell
6 5 (14.29%) IBM
6 5 (14.29%) Sun
7 2 (5.71%) NetApp
8 1 (2.86%) Sybase