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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Specialist
Rank 432 414 433
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Specialist 9 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.044% 0.029% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.030% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 6
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.23%
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
19672 19886 20592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.23% 94.65% 95.06%
Number of salaries quoted 16061 15756 17485
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
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
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX Specialist across the South East region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

UNIX Specialist Salary Histogram 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 3 March 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
Hampshire -8 2 £25,000 -37.50%
Kent - 2 £57,000 -
Middlesex - 2 £50,000 -
Surrey - 2 £60,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £50,000 -
UNIX Specialist
England

UNIX Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 12 (100.00%) UNIX
2 10 (83.33%) Linux
3 8 (66.67%) AIX
3 8 (66.67%) Red Hat
4 6 (50.00%) Solaris
4 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (50.00%) MySQL
4 6 (50.00%) Firewall
4 6 (50.00%) Clustering
4 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (41.67%) Apache
5 5 (41.67%) Tomcat
5 5 (41.67%) Symantec
6 4 (33.33%) Project Management
6 4 (33.33%) HACMP
6 4 (33.33%) Veritas
6 4 (33.33%) Python
6 4 (33.33%) LDAP
6 4 (33.33%) NFS
6 4 (33.33%) DNS
6 4 (33.33%) Oracle
6 4 (33.33%) Perl
6 4 (33.33%) ITIL
6 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
6 4 (33.33%) NetBackup
6 4 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 4 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (33.33%) Puppet
6 4 (33.33%) Opscode Chef

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (41.67%) Apache
1 5 (41.67%) Tomcat
2 3 (25.00%) Apache Solr
3 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) DNS
2 4 (33.33%) LDAP
3 3 (25.00%) BIG-IP
4 2 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) MySQL
2 3 (25.00%) DB2
3 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Clustering
2 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (33.33%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) UNIX
2 10 (83.33%) Linux
3 8 (66.67%) AIX
4 6 (50.00%) Solaris
4 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (8.33%) HPUX
5 1 (8.33%) SUSE
5 1 (8.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
1 4 (33.33%) Project Management
1 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) DevOps
2 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Perl
1 4 (33.33%) Python
1 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) RHCE
1 2 (16.67%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) NFS
1 4 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 4 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 4 (33.33%) Puppet
1 4 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (8.33%) OpenView
2 1 (8.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 5 (41.67%) Symantec
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 4 (33.33%) Veritas
4 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) hybris
5 2 (16.67%) IBM
5 2 (16.67%) HP
6 1 (8.33%) Dell
6 1 (8.33%) EMC
6 1 (8.33%) Sun
6 1 (8.33%) Sybase