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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Support
Rank 812 804 799
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Support 50 61 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.061% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.064% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 45 60 44
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £42,350
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £32,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.34% -18.12%
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
97560 95205 102446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.69% 94.71% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81838 78046 88983
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 £26,500 £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 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 29 December 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 29 December 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 -18 21 £57,500 +35.29% 4
East Midlands - 9 £23,500 -
South East -5 7 £30,000 -17.24% 1
Yorkshire -8 6 £38,750 +115.27%
South West - 5 £40,000 -
North East - 2 - -
UNIX Support
UK

UNIX Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

1 112 (100.00%) UNIX
2 75 (66.96%) Linux
3 70 (62.50%) Solaris
4 45 (40.18%) AIX
5 43 (38.39%) Perl
6 42 (37.50%) Red Hat
7 38 (33.93%) TCP/IP
8 36 (32.14%) Oracle
9 35 (31.25%) HP
10 31 (27.68%) DNS
10 31 (27.68%) SAN
10 31 (27.68%) LDAP
10 31 (27.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 28 (25.00%) Puppet
11 28 (25.00%) Banking
12 27 (24.11%) NFS
12 27 (24.11%) IBM
12 27 (24.11%) EMC
13 26 (23.21%) Sun
14 24 (21.43%) Windows
14 24 (21.43%) Python
14 24 (21.43%) Bash Shell
15 23 (20.54%) Veritas
15 23 (20.54%) Shell Script
16 22 (19.64%) NetBackup
17 21 (18.75%) Finance
17 21 (18.75%) Internet
17 21 (18.75%) ITIL
18 20 (17.86%) Opscode Chef
18 20 (17.86%) Performance Tuning

UNIX Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 16 (14.29%) Apache
2 10 (8.93%) Tomcat
3 8 (7.14%) Lync
4 1 (0.89%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.89%) Jetty
Applications
1 8 (7.14%) MS Office
2 1 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (33.93%) TCP/IP
2 31 (27.68%) LDAP
2 31 (27.68%) DNS
2 31 (27.68%) SAN
3 21 (18.75%) Internet
4 16 (14.29%) SSH
5 13 (11.61%) DHCP
6 10 (8.93%) HTTP
7 9 (8.04%) SSL
7 9 (8.04%) IPv4
8 8 (7.14%) ADSL
8 8 (7.14%) Broadband
9 6 (5.36%) Firewall
10 2 (1.79%) NAS
10 2 (1.79%) LAN
10 2 (1.79%) WAN
10 2 (1.79%) VPN
10 2 (1.79%) BGP
11 1 (0.89%) DMZ
11 1 (0.89%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.36%) MySQL
2 4 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.68%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.79%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.79%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 28 (25.00%) Banking
2 21 (18.75%) Finance
3 10 (8.93%) Manufacturing
4 8 (7.14%) French Language
5 7 (6.25%) Financial Institution
6 4 (3.57%) German Language
7 2 (1.79%) Front Office
7 2 (1.79%) Back Office
8 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.89%) Retail
8 1 (0.89%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.89%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.68%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (1.79%) Middleware
3 1 (0.89%) Java EE
3 1 (0.89%) HTML
3 1 (0.89%) J2EE
3 1 (0.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.61%) LPAR
1 13 (11.61%) DLPAR
2 12 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (9.82%) Clustering
4 9 (8.04%) HACMP
5 4 (3.57%) Hedge funds
6 3 (2.68%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.68%) Fixed Income
6 3 (2.68%) Credit Derivative
7 2 (1.79%) Open Source
7 2 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 112 (100.00%) UNIX
2 75 (66.96%) Linux
3 70 (62.50%) Solaris
4 45 (40.18%) AIX
5 31 (27.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (21.43%) Windows
7 15 (13.39%) HPUX
8 10 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (8.93%) IRIX
9 8 (7.14%) Windows XP
9 8 (7.14%) Windows 8
9 8 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.89%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.89%) SUSE
10 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.89%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (18.75%) ITIL
2 20 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
3 16 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 13 (11.61%) Load Balancing
4 13 (11.61%) Performance Management
5 11 (9.82%) Capacity Planning
6 10 (8.93%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (8.93%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 8 (7.14%) Capacity Management
8 7 (6.25%) Kernel Tuning
8 7 (6.25%) Problem Management
8 7 (6.25%) Release Management
8 7 (6.25%) Project Management
8 7 (6.25%) Change Management
9 6 (5.36%) Investment Management
10 5 (4.46%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (4.46%) Server Monitoring
11 3 (2.68%) Performance Analysis
11 3 (2.68%) Data Management
12 2 (1.79%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 43 (38.39%) Perl
2 24 (21.43%) Python
2 24 (21.43%) Bash Shell
3 23 (20.54%) Shell Script
4 14 (12.50%) Korn
5 12 (10.71%) Bourne shell
6 7 (6.25%) Java
7 6 (5.36%) SQL
8 5 (4.46%) C++
9 3 (2.68%) PHP
10 2 (1.79%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.79%) AWK
11 1 (0.89%) Ruby
11 1 (0.89%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.89%) sed
Qualifications
1 11 (9.82%) Degree
2 7 (6.25%) RHCE
2 7 (6.25%) NCDA
3 3 (2.68%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.68%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.79%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.04%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (24.11%) NFS
2 13 (11.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 10 (8.93%) Active Directory
3 10 (8.93%) Oracle RAC
3 10 (8.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (4.46%) Sendmail
4 5 (4.46%) Samba
4 5 (4.46%) Veritas File System
5 3 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.79%) GPFS
7 1 (0.89%) vSphere
7 1 (0.89%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.89%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 28 (25.00%) Puppet
2 22 (19.64%) NetBackup
3 20 (17.86%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (11.61%) CFEngine
4 13 (11.61%) Tivoli
4 13 (11.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 10 (8.93%) Nagios
6 7 (6.25%) yum
7 5 (4.46%) Legato
8 3 (2.68%) OpenView
8 3 (2.68%) Control-M
8 3 (2.68%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 42 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 36 (32.14%) Oracle
3 35 (31.25%) HP
4 27 (24.11%) EMC
4 27 (24.11%) IBM
5 26 (23.21%) Sun
6 23 (20.54%) Veritas
7 13 (11.61%) Hitachi
8 11 (9.82%) NetApp
9 10 (8.93%) CA
9 10 (8.93%) Brocade
10 9 (8.04%) Microsoft
11 8 (7.14%) VMware
12 7 (6.25%) Dell
13 2 (1.79%) Citrix
13 2 (1.79%) Business Objects
13 2 (1.79%) Bloomberg
13 2 (1.79%) Facebook
14 1 (0.89%) Symantec
14 1 (0.89%) Cisco
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