The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Support 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 Support 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 Support
Rank 815 793 816
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Support 64 41 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.060% 0.042% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.044% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 55 36 56
Average salary £40,500 £40,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £63,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £40,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +29.03%
UNIX Support
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 Support
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

UNIX Support Jobs Demand Trend in England

UNIX Support
Salary Trend in England

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

UNIX Support Salary Trend in England

UNIX Support
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX Support across the England region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

UNIX Support Salary Histogram in England

UNIX Support
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 Support 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 21 £72,500 +65.71%
South East -2 20 £32,500 -14.47%
Yorkshire -33 8 £37,500 -6.25%
North West - 8 £36,500 -
South West - 6 £40,000 - 1
West Midlands -25 1 £49,000 +8.88%
UNIX Support
UK

UNIX Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited UNIX Support 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 Support in their job title.

1 111 (100.00%) UNIX
2 73 (65.77%) Linux
3 48 (43.24%) Solaris
4 42 (37.84%) AIX
5 40 (36.04%) Red Hat
6 38 (34.23%) Banking
7 33 (29.73%) Perl
8 29 (26.13%) TCP/IP
9 27 (24.32%) Oracle
10 26 (23.42%) Finance
11 24 (21.62%) IBM
11 24 (21.62%) EMC
12 23 (20.72%) Performance Tuning
13 22 (19.82%) Puppet
13 22 (19.82%) Change Management
14 21 (18.92%) HP
14 21 (18.92%) NFS
14 21 (18.92%) DNS
14 21 (18.92%) LDAP
14 21 (18.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 21 (18.92%) Opscode Chef
14 21 (18.92%) Problem Management
15 20 (18.02%) Korn
15 20 (18.02%) Bash Shell
15 20 (18.02%) Sun
15 20 (18.02%) SAN
16 19 (17.12%) Python
16 19 (17.12%) Shell Script
17 17 (15.32%) Performance Management
17 17 (15.32%) SSH

UNIX Support
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 Support 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 Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (10.81%) Apache
2 9 (8.11%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.60%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.60%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.80%) Drupal
4 2 (1.80%) Tuxedo
5 1 (0.90%) Mule
5 1 (0.90%) Jetty
Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (26.13%) TCP/IP
2 21 (18.92%) DNS
2 21 (18.92%) LDAP
3 20 (18.02%) SAN
4 17 (15.32%) SSH
5 12 (10.81%) Internet
6 7 (6.31%) HTTP
6 7 (6.31%) SSL
7 6 (5.41%) IPv4
7 6 (5.41%) DHCP
8 5 (4.50%) FTP
8 5 (4.50%) NAS
9 3 (2.70%) Firewall
9 3 (2.70%) LAN
9 3 (2.70%) WAN
9 3 (2.70%) HTTPS
9 3 (2.70%) DMZ
10 2 (1.80%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.90%) VoIP
11 1 (0.90%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.50%) MySQL
3 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.80%) InterSystems Cache
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.80%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.90%) Informix
5 1 (0.90%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.80%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.90%) Ant
3 1 (0.90%) Subversion
General
1 38 (34.23%) Banking
2 26 (23.42%) Finance
3 8 (7.21%) Financial Institution
4 7 (6.31%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.60%) German Language
5 4 (3.60%) Back Office
6 3 (2.70%) Front Office
6 3 (2.70%) French Language
7 2 (1.80%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.90%) Electronics
8 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.90%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.90%) Marketing
8 1 (0.90%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.60%) Web Services
2 2 (1.80%) J2EE
3 1 (0.90%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.90%) HTML
3 1 (0.90%) XML
3 1 (0.90%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.90%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.41%) LPAR
1 16 (14.41%) DLPAR
2 10 (9.01%) Clustering
3 8 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.50%) HACMP
4 5 (4.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (3.60%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.70%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.70%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.80%) Tandem
7 2 (1.80%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.80%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.90%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.90%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 111 (100.00%) UNIX
2 73 (65.77%) Linux
3 48 (43.24%) Solaris
4 42 (37.84%) AIX
5 21 (18.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (14.41%) Windows
7 15 (13.51%) HPUX
8 7 (6.31%) IRIX
9 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.90%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.90%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.72%) Performance Tuning
2 22 (19.82%) Change Management
3 21 (18.92%) Problem Management
4 17 (15.32%) Performance Management
4 17 (15.32%) Configuration Management
5 13 (11.71%) ITIL
6 6 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (5.41%) Project Management
7 5 (4.50%) Server Monitoring
8 4 (3.60%) Migration
8 4 (3.60%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (2.70%) Load Balancing
9 3 (2.70%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (1.80%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (1.80%) People Management
10 2 (1.80%) Investment Management
10 2 (1.80%) Data Analysis
10 2 (1.80%) Incident Management
10 2 (1.80%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (1.80%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 33 (29.73%) Perl
2 20 (18.02%) Korn
2 20 (18.02%) Bash Shell
3 19 (17.12%) Python
3 19 (17.12%) Shell Script
4 16 (14.41%) SQL
5 14 (12.61%) Java
6 6 (5.41%) C++
7 5 (4.50%) Bourne shell
8 3 (2.70%) AWK
8 3 (2.70%) Ruby
8 3 (2.70%) sed
9 1 (0.90%) PHP
9 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.90%) C
9 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.90%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 13 (11.71%) Degree
2 4 (3.60%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.60%) SLA
2 2 (1.80%) QA
3 1 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.90%) Solvency II
System Software
1 21 (18.92%) NFS
2 9 (8.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 5 (4.50%) Samba
3 5 (4.50%) Veritas File System
3 5 (4.50%) Sendmail
4 3 (2.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.80%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.80%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.90%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.90%) Snort
6 1 (0.90%) vSphere
6 1 (0.90%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.90%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 22 (19.82%) Puppet
2 21 (18.92%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (14.41%) Tivoli
3 16 (14.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 16 (14.41%) CFEngine
4 10 (9.01%) NetBackup
5 5 (4.50%) Legato
6 4 (3.60%) OpenView
7 3 (2.70%) Control-M
8 2 (1.80%) Capistrano
8 2 (1.80%) Data Guard
8 2 (1.80%) EMC Navisphere
9 1 (0.90%) Nagios
9 1 (0.90%) Munin
9 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 40 (36.04%) Red Hat
2 27 (24.32%) Oracle
3 24 (21.62%) IBM
3 24 (21.62%) EMC
4 21 (18.92%) HP
5 20 (18.02%) Sun
6 16 (14.41%) Hitachi
7 9 (8.11%) Veritas
8 4 (3.60%) JBoss
8 4 (3.60%) VMware
9 3 (2.70%) Sybase
9 3 (2.70%) Dell
9 3 (2.70%) Brocade
10 2 (1.80%) Axway
10 2 (1.80%) Citrix
10 2 (1.80%) Sophos
11 1 (0.90%) webMethods
11 1 (0.90%) Cisco
11 1 (0.90%) CA
11 1 (0.90%) Splunk