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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Specialist
Rank 594 612 620
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Specialist 19 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.046% 0.002% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.003% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 19 1 4
Average salary £55,000 £80,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +63.26%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £38,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -10.58%
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
38886 39658 42367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.72% 93.87% 94.39%
Number of salaries quoted 33086 32487 36434
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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
Surbiton - 5 £37,500 -
City of London - 5 £49,000 -
UNIX Specialist
England

UNIX Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 20 (100.00%) UNIX
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (70.00%) Solaris
3 12 (60.00%) Apache
4 10 (50.00%) AIX
4 10 (50.00%) LDAP
4 10 (50.00%) DNS
4 10 (50.00%) Veritas
4 10 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 10 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 10 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (40.00%) MySQL
5 8 (40.00%) Oracle
6 6 (30.00%) Tomcat
6 6 (30.00%) Python
6 6 (30.00%) Perl
6 6 (30.00%) NetBackup
6 6 (30.00%) NFS
6 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (30.00%) VMware
6 6 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (30.00%) Firewall
6 6 (30.00%) HACMP
6 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
6 6 (30.00%) Apache Solr
6 6 (30.00%) vSphere
6 6 (30.00%) hybris
6 6 (30.00%) Puppet
6 6 (30.00%) Opscode Chef

UNIX Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 12 (60.00%) Apache
2 6 (30.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (30.00%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) LDAP
1 10 (50.00%) DNS
2 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (30.00%) Firewall
2 6 (30.00%) BIG-IP
3 4 (20.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4 (20.00%) Banking
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (30.00%) HACMP
3 2 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) UNIX
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (70.00%) Solaris
3 10 (50.00%) AIX
3 10 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (20.00%) Oracle Linux
4 4 (20.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (20.00%) Investment Management
2 4 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) DevOps
3 2 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Python
1 6 (30.00%) Perl
1 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 6 (30.00%) NFS
2 6 (30.00%) vSphere
2 6 (30.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) NetBackup
1 6 (30.00%) Puppet
1 6 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Veritas
1 10 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 8 (40.00%) Oracle
3 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 6 (30.00%) hybris
4 4 (20.00%) IBM
4 4 (20.00%) Sun
4 4 (20.00%) HP
4 4 (20.00%) Dell
5 2 (10.00%) Symantec