The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Unix Support role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Unix Support in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Unix Support
Rank 918 951 948
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Unix Support 12 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.004% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.004% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 4
Average salary £45,000 £61,250 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.53% +25.64%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £39,000 -
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -

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
96369 101236 101631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80844 83884 81689
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Senior Unix Support
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Unix Support in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 13 February 2016 within the UK.

Senior Unix Support Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Unix Support
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Unix Support within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(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
England +30 12 £45,000 -37.93%
London +29 8 £70,000 -37.07%
City of London - 4 £70,000 -
Cambridge - 2 £45,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £45,000 -
East of England - 2 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £45,000 -

Senior Unix Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Unix Support in their job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Unix
2 12 (70.59%) Linux
3 8 (47.06%) Red Hat
3 8 (47.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (41.18%) Retail
5 6 (35.29%) Banking
5 6 (35.29%) Oracle
6 5 (29.41%) Finance
6 5 (29.41%) Equities
6 5 (29.41%) BMC
6 5 (29.41%) Veritas
6 5 (29.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (29.41%) Solaris
6 5 (29.41%) Tivoli
6 5 (29.41%) BMC PATROL
6 5 (29.41%) IBM
6 5 (29.41%) Sun
6 5 (29.41%) Oracle ZFS
7 4 (23.53%) MetaTrader
7 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (23.53%) Low Latency
7 4 (23.53%) HP Superdome
7 4 (23.53%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (23.53%) Squid
7 4 (23.53%) HP
7 4 (23.53%) HPUX
7 4 (23.53%) SQL
8 2 (11.76%) Front Office
8 2 (11.76%) C++
8 2 (11.76%) Java

Senior Unix Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Unix Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MetaTrader
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) LDAP
General
1 7 (41.18%) Retail
2 6 (35.29%) Banking
3 5 (29.41%) Finance
4 2 (11.76%) Front Office
5 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
5 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Equities
1 5 (29.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (23.53%) HP Superdome
3 2 (11.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Unix
2 12 (70.59%) Linux
3 8 (47.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (29.41%) Solaris
5 4 (23.53%) HPUX
6 2 (11.76%) CentOS
6 2 (11.76%) Windows
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Low Latency
2 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.88%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
2 2 (11.76%) C++
2 2 (11.76%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) Perl
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Squid
2 2 (11.76%) KVM
2 2 (11.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) BMC PATROL
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle ZFS
1 5 (29.41%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Red Hat
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle
3 5 (29.41%) BMC
3 5 (29.41%) IBM
3 5 (29.41%) Sun
3 5 (29.41%) Veritas
4 4 (23.53%) HP
5 2 (11.76%) Currenex
5 2 (11.76%) FXall
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco