The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Consultant role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Consultant
Rank 888 925 887
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Consultant 8 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.003% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.004% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 13
Average salary £60,000 £47,750 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.65% +13.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £40,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £47,750 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-13.61% +13.69%

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
104266 112858 106109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.61% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85211 91758 88345
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,896 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

UNIX Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

UNIX Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

UNIX Consultant
Salary Trend

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

UNIX Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

UNIX Consultant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX Consultant over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 within the UK.

UNIX Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

UNIX Consultant
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 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
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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 +25 8 £60,000 +25.65% 1
London - 4 £75,000 -
South East +4 2 £36,250 -24.08%
South West - 2 £50,000 -
Bristol - 2 £50,000 -
Slough +1 1 £42,500 +4.93%
Berkshire -6 1 £42,500 -22.72%
Hampshire - 1 £30,000 -
City of London - 1 - -
Petersfield - 1 £30,000 -

UNIX Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited UNIX Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 23 (100.00%) UNIX
2 17 (73.91%) Linux
3 15 (65.22%) Oracle
4 14 (60.87%) Solaris
5 11 (47.83%) HP
5 11 (47.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (43.48%) Red Hat
7 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
7 9 (39.13%) AIX
8 8 (34.78%) Perl
8 8 (34.78%) DNS
8 8 (34.78%) NFS
8 8 (34.78%) Sun
8 8 (34.78%) Finance
9 7 (30.43%) SAN
9 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (26.09%) NetApp
10 6 (26.09%) Veritas
10 6 (26.09%) EMC
10 6 (26.09%) Windows
10 6 (26.09%) VMware
10 6 (26.09%) Shell Script
11 5 (21.74%) HACMP
11 5 (21.74%) LDAP
11 5 (21.74%) Cisco
11 5 (21.74%) NAS
11 5 (21.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 5 (21.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
12 4 (17.39%) CMDB

UNIX Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited UNIX Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
2 8 (34.78%) DNS
3 7 (30.43%) SAN
4 5 (21.74%) LDAP
4 5 (21.74%) NAS
5 4 (17.39%) DHCP
6 3 (13.04%) FTP
6 3 (13.04%) SSH
7 2 (8.70%) Firewall
8 1 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) BODI
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Middleware
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (21.74%) HACMP
3 4 (17.39%) CMDB
4 3 (13.04%) Mainframe
4 3 (13.04%) CLARiiON
4 3 (13.04%) Symmetrix
4 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
4 3 (13.04%) DataPower
5 2 (8.70%) Clustering
6 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
6 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) UNIX
2 17 (73.91%) Linux
3 14 (60.87%) Solaris
4 11 (47.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (39.13%) AIX
6 6 (26.09%) Windows
7 3 (13.04%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Investment Management
1 4 (17.39%) Problem Management
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) Project Management
2 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (13.04%) Migration
3 2 (8.70%) Service Management
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
4 1 (4.35%) Validation
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) Perl
2 6 (26.09%) Shell Script
3 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
4 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
4 4 (17.39%) Python
4 4 (17.39%) SQL
5 2 (8.70%) C++
5 2 (8.70%) Java
6 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.35%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) RHCE
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.35%) IBM AIX Certification
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) NFS
2 5 (21.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (13.04%) Firmware
4 3 (13.04%) RACF
5 2 (8.70%) vSphere
6 1 (4.35%) PowerHA
6 1 (4.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Puppet
1 4 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (13.04%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Oracle
2 11 (47.83%) HP
3 10 (43.48%) Red Hat
4 8 (34.78%) Sun
5 6 (26.09%) NetApp
5 6 (26.09%) Veritas
5 6 (26.09%) EMC
5 6 (26.09%) VMware
6 5 (21.74%) Cisco
7 4 (17.39%) IBM
7 4 (17.39%) Dell
8 2 (8.70%) Brocade
8 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
8 2 (8.70%) Business Objects