The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Support 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 Support in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Support
Rank 420 417 431
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Support 20 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.091% 0.043% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.045% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 13
Average salary £32,500 £37,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.90% +0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £31,700 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
- +29.03%
UNIX Support
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
20812 20072 21481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.58% 95.02% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16304 16603 18379
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

UNIX Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

UNIX Support Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

UNIX Support
Salary Trend in the South East

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

UNIX Support Salary Trend in the South East

UNIX Support
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX Support across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

UNIX Support Salary Histogram in the South East

UNIX Support
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 Support within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
(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
Surrey +8 10 £70,000 +102.89%
Berkshire +6 6 £32,500 -13.33%
Home Counties - 2 £32,500 -
Hampshire -9 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £37,500 -
UNIX Support
England

UNIX Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 24 (100.00%) UNIX
2 23 (95.83%) Linux
3 20 (83.33%) Sun
4 19 (79.17%) Solaris
5 17 (70.83%) AIX
6 15 (62.50%) HP
7 14 (58.33%) Red Hat
7 14 (58.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (45.83%) SAN
8 11 (45.83%) Shell Script
9 9 (37.50%) Oracle
9 9 (37.50%) Banking
10 8 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 8 (33.33%) Perl
10 8 (33.33%) HPUX
10 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
10 8 (33.33%) Veritas
10 8 (33.33%) IBM
10 8 (33.33%) Finance
10 8 (33.33%) NetBackup
10 8 (33.33%) Clustering
11 7 (29.17%) Manufacturing
11 7 (29.17%) IRIX
11 7 (29.17%) EMC
12 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (20.83%) Legato
13 5 (20.83%) NFS
13 5 (20.83%) DHCP
13 5 (20.83%) Windows
13 5 (20.83%) Financial Institution

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) SAN
2 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 5 (20.83%) DHCP
3 5 (20.83%) NAS
4 3 (12.50%) LDAP
4 3 (12.50%) FTP
4 3 (12.50%) DNS
4 3 (12.50%) HTTPS
4 3 (12.50%) DMZ
4 3 (12.50%) Firewall
5 2 (8.33%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) MySQL
2 2 (8.33%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 9 (37.50%) Banking
2 8 (33.33%) Finance
3 7 (29.17%) Manufacturing
4 5 (20.83%) Financial Institution
5 4 (16.67%) German Language
6 3 (12.50%) French Language
7 1 (4.17%) Retail
7 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
7 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Clustering
2 3 (12.50%) HACMP
2 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) CLARiiON
3 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) UNIX
2 23 (95.83%) Linux
3 19 (79.17%) Solaris
4 17 (70.83%) AIX
5 14 (58.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (33.33%) HPUX
7 7 (29.17%) IRIX
8 5 (20.83%) Windows
9 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (20.83%) Server Monitoring
3 3 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (12.50%) Project Management
3 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.33%) Investment Management
4 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (4.17%) Network Management
5 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) Shell Script
2 8 (33.33%) Perl
3 5 (20.83%) Bourne shell
4 3 (12.50%) sed
4 3 (12.50%) AWK
4 3 (12.50%) Korn
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Veritas File System
2 5 (20.83%) NFS
2 5 (20.83%) Samba
2 5 (20.83%) Sendmail
3 3 (12.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 5 (20.83%) Legato
3 3 (12.50%) Control-M
3 3 (12.50%) Puppet
3 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (12.50%) OpenView
4 2 (8.33%) EMC Navisphere
Vendors
1 20 (83.33%) Sun
2 15 (62.50%) HP
3 14 (58.33%) Red Hat
4 9 (37.50%) Oracle
5 8 (33.33%) IBM
5 8 (33.33%) Veritas
6 7 (29.17%) EMC
7 3 (12.50%) Dell
8 2 (8.33%) Brocade
9 1 (4.17%) Cisco
9 1 (4.17%) VMware