The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 429 406 432
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Specialist 6 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.029% 0.020% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.021% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 9
Average salary £54,000 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.90% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £39,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £44,250 £45,000
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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19829 18833 20898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.60% 94.60% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 16199 15045 18115
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

UNIX Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

UNIX Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

UNIX Specialist
Salary Trend in the South East

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

UNIX Specialist Salary Trend in the South East

UNIX Specialist
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX Specialist within the South East 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
Kent - 2 £57,000 -
Middlesex - 2 £50,000 -
Surrey - 2 £60,000 -
UNIX Specialist
England

UNIX Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 10 (100.00%) UNIX
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (60.00%) Solaris
3 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (60.00%) AIX
3 6 (60.00%) MySQL
3 6 (60.00%) Clustering
3 6 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (50.00%) Firewall
4 5 (50.00%) Apache
5 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
5 4 (40.00%) Symantec
5 4 (40.00%) Project Management
5 4 (40.00%) Veritas
5 4 (40.00%) HACMP
5 4 (40.00%) Python
5 4 (40.00%) LDAP
5 4 (40.00%) NFS
5 4 (40.00%) DNS
5 4 (40.00%) Perl
5 4 (40.00%) NetBackup
5 4 (40.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (40.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (40.00%) Puppet
5 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (30.00%) Atlassian Bamboo

UNIX Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 5 (50.00%) Apache
2 3 (30.00%) Apache Solr
2 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) LDAP
3 4 (40.00%) DNS
4 3 (30.00%) BIG-IP
5 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Clustering
2 4 (40.00%) HACMP
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) UNIX
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Solaris
2 6 (60.00%) AIX
2 6 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) SUSE
3 1 (10.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (40.00%) Project Management
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
1 4 (40.00%) Python
1 4 (40.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) RHCE
1 2 (20.00%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) NFS
1 4 (40.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 4 (40.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (30.00%) vSphere
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) NetBackup
1 4 (40.00%) Puppet
1 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (10.00%) Control-M
2 1 (10.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (40.00%) Symantec
2 4 (40.00%) Veritas
3 3 (30.00%) hybris
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Dell
5 1 (10.00%) Sybase
5 1 (10.00%) IBM
5 1 (10.00%) Sun