The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior Unix Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Unix Support
Rank 902 963 1010
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Unix Support 7 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.002% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.002% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 2
Median salary £70,000 £61,250 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.00%
UK excluding London median salary - £45,000 £45,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
95982 104272 114131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 80766 85499 93521
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Unix Support
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Senior Unix Support in the job title.

Senior Unix Support Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Unix Support
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Unix Support within the UK.

Senior Unix Support Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Unix Support
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Unix Support over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 within the UK.

Senior Unix Support Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Unix Support
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Unix Support within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +28 7 £70,000 +14.28%
London +44 6 £70,000 -9.67%
City of London +52 2 £70,000 -9.67%
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

Senior Unix Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, Senior Unix Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Senior Unix Support in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Unix
2 11 (61.11%) Linux
3 10 (55.56%) SQL
4 9 (50.00%) Finance
4 9 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
4 9 (50.00%) Low Latency
5 8 (44.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (44.44%) Java
6 7 (38.89%) C++
6 7 (38.89%) Front Office
6 7 (38.89%) Equities
6 7 (38.89%) MetaTrader
7 6 (33.33%) Incident Management
8 5 (27.78%) Statistics
8 5 (27.78%) Perl
8 5 (27.78%) Currenex
8 5 (27.78%) FXall
9 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (22.22%) HPUX
9 4 (22.22%) HP
9 4 (22.22%) Squid
9 4 (22.22%) HP Superdome
10 3 (16.67%) Banking
10 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
10 3 (16.67%) Python
10 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
11 2 (11.11%) Financial Institution
11 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
11 2 (11.11%) Big Data

Senior Unix Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) Apache
1 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MetaTrader
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) NAS
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Big Data
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Front Office
3 3 (16.67%) Banking
4 2 (11.11%) Back Office
4 2 (11.11%) Financial Institution
4 2 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 2 (11.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (38.89%) Equities
3 5 (27.78%) Statistics
4 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (22.22%) HP Superdome
5 2 (11.11%) Visualisation
6 1 (5.56%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Unix
2 11 (61.11%) Linux
3 4 (22.22%) HPUX
4 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (11.11%) CentOS
5 2 (11.11%) Windows
6 1 (5.56%) AIX
6 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 6 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Analytics
3 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 2 (11.11%) Data Analytics
3 2 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) Java
3 7 (38.89%) C++
4 5 (27.78%) Perl
5 3 (16.67%) Python
6 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
6 2 (11.11%) C
6 2 (11.11%) Lua
7 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Squid
2 2 (11.11%) KVM
2 2 (11.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Currenex
1 5 (27.78%) FXall
2 4 (22.22%) HP
3 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.56%) Bloomberg
4 1 (5.56%) BMC
4 1 (5.56%) Remedy
4 1 (5.56%) Sun
4 1 (5.56%) Veritas