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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Specialist
Rank 874 882 898
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Specialist 24 43 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.043% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.045% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 16 42 16
Average salary £45,500 £55,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.27% +52.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £37,750 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £69,500 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £50,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +38.88%
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
90807 95908 94217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.14% 96.48% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 77011 80194 76700
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 -6 14 £55,000 - 1
West Midlands -6 5 £38,000 -40.39%
South East +5 2 £41,000 -24.07%
East Midlands +3 2 £37,500 -10.71% 1
East of England +2 1 £31,000 -38.91%
Unix Specialist
UK

Unix Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 38 (79.17%) Linux
3 17 (35.42%) Oracle
3 17 (35.42%) Solaris
4 15 (31.25%) Banking
4 15 (31.25%) IBM
4 15 (31.25%) SQL
5 14 (29.17%) SAN
5 14 (29.17%) Red Hat
6 13 (27.08%) Finance
6 13 (27.08%) Perl
7 11 (22.92%) Problem Management
8 10 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (20.83%) Equities
8 10 (20.83%) Bash Shell
8 10 (20.83%) Python
9 9 (18.75%) AIX
9 9 (18.75%) Tivoli
9 9 (18.75%) Back Office
9 9 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (16.67%) Retail
11 7 (14.58%) Veritas
11 7 (14.58%) Sun
11 7 (14.58%) Oracle ZFS
12 6 (12.50%) BMC
12 6 (12.50%) Release Management
13 5 (10.42%) Incident Management
13 5 (10.42%) BMC PATROL
13 5 (10.42%) ITIL
13 5 (10.42%) DevOps

Unix Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (6.25%) Apache
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (4.17%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.08%) JBoss
3 1 (2.08%) NetWeaver
3 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.17%) SAN
2 4 (8.33%) NAS
3 2 (4.17%) DHCP
3 2 (4.17%) DNS
3 2 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (4.17%) Internet
3 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.08%) PuTTY
4 1 (2.08%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (2.08%) Data Mart
2 1 (2.08%) KDB
2 1 (2.08%) MySQL
2 1 (2.08%) OLAP
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.08%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.08%) SAP HANA
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (31.25%) Banking
2 13 (27.08%) Finance
3 9 (18.75%) Back Office
4 8 (16.67%) Retail
5 3 (6.25%) Front Office
6 2 (4.17%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (2.08%) Murex MxML
1 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Equities
2 4 (8.33%) EMC VNX
2 4 (8.33%) HACMP
2 4 (8.33%) IBM XIV
3 3 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.25%) LPAR
4 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.08%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.08%) Derivative
5 1 (2.08%) Economics
5 1 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.08%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Unix
2 38 (79.17%) Linux
3 17 (35.42%) Solaris
4 10 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (18.75%) AIX
6 1 (2.08%) HPUX
6 1 (2.08%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) Problem Management
2 9 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (12.50%) Release Management
4 5 (10.42%) DevOps
4 5 (10.42%) Incident Management
4 5 (10.42%) ITIL
5 4 (8.33%) Change Management
5 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 4 (8.33%) High Availability
6 3 (6.25%) Asset Management
6 3 (6.25%) Process Management
7 2 (4.17%) Algorithmic Trading
7 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.17%) SOA
8 1 (2.08%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.08%) Change Control
8 1 (2.08%) Electronic Trading
8 1 (2.08%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.08%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.25%) SQL
2 13 (27.08%) Perl
3 10 (20.83%) Bash Shell
3 10 (20.83%) Python
4 4 (8.33%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.25%) Ruby
6 2 (4.17%) Jython
6 2 (4.17%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 1 (2.08%) ABAP
7 1 (2.08%) C++
7 1 (2.08%) Korn
7 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.08%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) NFS
1 2 (4.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (2.08%) Docker
2 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (18.75%) Tivoli
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle ZFS
3 5 (10.42%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (4.17%) OpenView
5 2 (4.17%) Zenoss
6 1 (2.08%) Control-M
6 1 (2.08%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (2.08%) Simpana
6 1 (2.08%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) Oracle
2 15 (31.25%) IBM
3 14 (29.17%) Red Hat
4 7 (14.58%) Sun
4 7 (14.58%) Veritas
5 6 (12.50%) BMC
6 4 (8.33%) Cisco
6 4 (8.33%) EMC
7 3 (6.25%) Hitachi
7 3 (6.25%) HP
8 2 (4.17%) CommVault
8 2 (4.17%) NetApp
9 1 (2.08%) Murex
9 1 (2.08%) Netezza
9 1 (2.08%) SAP
9 1 (2.08%) Sybase
9 1 (2.08%) VMware
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