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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Specialist
Rank 862 896 849
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -47
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Specialist 19 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.006% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.007% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 9
Average salary £40,000 £49,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.36% +8.88%
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £48,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +13.52%
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
97611 102712 93841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.18% 94.49% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 82251 83877 78553
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
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 1 September 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
North West - 11 - -
London +3 5 - -
East Midlands - 2 - -
South East +9 1 £40,000 -15.78%
UNIX Specialist
UK

UNIX Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 48 (100.00%) UNIX
2 29 (60.42%) IBM
2 29 (60.42%) Retail
3 27 (56.25%) Banking
4 25 (52.08%) Asset Management
4 25 (52.08%) Process Management
5 24 (50.00%) Solaris
6 19 (39.58%) Oracle
6 19 (39.58%) SAN
7 16 (33.33%) Veritas
7 16 (33.33%) Data Centre
8 15 (31.25%) LPAR
8 15 (31.25%) Hitachi
8 15 (31.25%) Change Management
8 15 (31.25%) Linux
9 14 (29.17%) AIX
10 13 (27.08%) Tivoli
10 13 (27.08%) Sun
11 12 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
11 12 (25.00%) BMC
11 12 (25.00%) Red Hat
11 12 (25.00%) Samba
12 11 (22.92%) HPUX
12 11 (22.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 10 (20.83%) Patch Management
13 10 (20.83%) NFS
14 9 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (14.58%) HP
15 7 (14.58%) VMware
16 6 (12.50%) SUSE

UNIX Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 1 (2.08%) JBoss
1 1 (2.08%) IBM Notes
1 1 (2.08%) Apache
1 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.08%) ColdFusion
Communications & Networking
1 19 (39.58%) SAN
2 3 (6.25%) Firewall
3 2 (4.17%) LAN
4 1 (2.08%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.08%) DNS
4 1 (2.08%) Internet
4 1 (2.08%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) DB2
2 1 (2.08%) Informix
2 1 (2.08%) MaxDB
2 1 (2.08%) MySQL
General
1 29 (60.42%) Retail
2 27 (56.25%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 15 (31.25%) LPAR
3 3 (6.25%) HACMP
3 3 (6.25%) Clustering
4 2 (4.17%) HP Superdome
4 2 (4.17%) Derivative
5 1 (2.08%) Celerra
5 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.08%) PKI
5 1 (2.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) UNIX
2 24 (50.00%) Solaris
3 15 (31.25%) Linux
4 14 (29.17%) AIX
5 11 (22.92%) HPUX
6 9 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (12.50%) SUSE
8 3 (6.25%) Windows
9 2 (4.17%) Debian
10 1 (2.08%) CentOS
10 1 (2.08%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (52.08%) Process Management
1 25 (52.08%) Asset Management
2 15 (31.25%) Change Management
3 12 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 10 (20.83%) Patch Management
5 4 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.25%) Migration
7 2 (4.17%) Business Continuity
7 2 (4.17%) ITIL
7 2 (4.17%) High Availability
7 2 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (4.17%) Data Management
8 1 (2.08%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.08%) Time Management
8 1 (2.08%) Data Migration
8 1 (2.08%) OO
8 1 (2.08%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) Perl
1 6 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 4 (8.33%) Python
3 2 (4.17%) AWK
3 2 (4.17%) sed
4 1 (2.08%) Ruby
4 1 (2.08%) Java
4 1 (2.08%) PHP
4 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
1 1 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 12 (25.00%) Samba
2 11 (22.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 10 (20.83%) NFS
4 6 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (10.42%) vSphere
5 5 (10.42%) vCloud
6 2 (4.17%) PowerHA
7 1 (2.08%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 13 (27.08%) Tivoli
2 5 (10.42%) Puppet
2 5 (10.42%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (10.42%) Ansible
3 3 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (4.17%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (2.08%) Legato
5 1 (2.08%) SnapMirror
5 1 (2.08%) SnapVault
5 1 (2.08%) ARCserve
5 1 (2.08%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.08%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 29 (60.42%) IBM
2 19 (39.58%) Oracle
3 16 (33.33%) Veritas
4 15 (31.25%) Hitachi
5 13 (27.08%) Sun
6 12 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 12 (25.00%) BMC
7 7 (14.58%) VMware
7 7 (14.58%) HP
8 3 (6.25%) EMC
8 3 (6.25%) Sybase
9 2 (4.17%) Symantec
10 1 (2.08%) Lotus
10 1 (2.08%) Computacenter
10 1 (2.08%) SAP
10 1 (2.08%) NetApp