The table below looks at the statistics for the Unix Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Specialist
Rank 610 618 658
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Specialist 13 28 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.032% 0.068% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.071% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 7 28 2
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £70,000 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £50,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +36.98%
Unix Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
38736 39290 41422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.66% 95.73% 95.68%
Number of salaries quoted 33392 33308 33856
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £76,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Unix Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Unix Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in London

Unix Specialist
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unix Specialist across the London region.

Unix Specialist Salary Trend in London

Unix Specialist
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unix Specialist across the London region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Unix Specialist Salary Histogram in London

Unix Specialist
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Specialist within the London region over the 3 months to 13 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
(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
City of London +66 7 £60,000 +20.00%
Unix Specialist
England

Unix Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the London 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 23 (100.00%) Unix
2 21 (91.30%) Linux
3 13 (56.52%) SQL
4 12 (52.17%) Perl
4 12 (52.17%) Finance
4 12 (52.17%) Banking
5 10 (43.48%) Equities
5 10 (43.48%) Bash Shell
6 9 (39.13%) Back Office
6 9 (39.13%) Oracle
6 9 (39.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (39.13%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (34.78%) Red Hat
8 7 (30.43%) Solaris
8 7 (30.43%) Python
8 7 (30.43%) IBM
9 6 (26.09%) Sun
9 6 (26.09%) Problem Management
9 6 (26.09%) Release Management
10 5 (21.74%) Retail
10 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
10 5 (21.74%) BMC
10 5 (21.74%) Veritas
10 5 (21.74%) Tivoli
10 5 (21.74%) BMC PATROL
10 5 (21.74%) Oracle ZFS
11 3 (13.04%) DevOps
11 3 (13.04%) Front Office
11 3 (13.04%) Ruby
12 2 (8.70%) Algorithmic Trading

Unix Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the London 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 (4.35%) Apache
1 1 (4.35%) JBoss
1 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
1 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Data Mart
1 1 (4.35%) KDB
General
1 12 (52.17%) Banking
1 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 9 (39.13%) Back Office
3 5 (21.74%) Retail
4 3 (13.04%) Front Office
5 2 (8.70%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (4.35%) Murex MxML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Equities
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.35%) Derivative
3 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.35%) Hedge funds
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Unix
2 21 (91.30%) Linux
3 9 (39.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (30.43%) Solaris
5 2 (8.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (26.09%) Problem Management
2 6 (26.09%) Release Management
3 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
4 3 (13.04%) DevOps
5 2 (8.70%) Algorithmic Trading
6 1 (4.35%) Change Control
6 1 (4.35%) Coaching
6 1 (4.35%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (4.35%) Functional Programming
6 1 (4.35%) ITIL
6 1 (4.35%) Low Latency
6 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) SQL
2 12 (52.17%) Perl
3 10 (43.48%) Bash Shell
4 7 (30.43%) Python
5 3 (13.04%) Ruby
6 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.35%) C++
7 1 (4.35%) R
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) BMC PATROL
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle ZFS
1 5 (21.74%) Tivoli
2 2 (8.70%) OpenView
2 2 (8.70%) Zenoss
3 1 (4.35%) Control-M
3 1 (4.35%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle
2 8 (34.78%) Red Hat
3 7 (30.43%) IBM
4 6 (26.09%) Sun
5 5 (21.74%) BMC
5 5 (21.74%) Veritas
6 2 (8.70%) HP
7 1 (4.35%) Murex
7 1 (4.35%) Sybase
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