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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Consultant
Rank 922 904 912
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Consultant 29 37 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.035% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.037% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 28 27 29
Average salary £51,750 £46,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +12.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £63,500 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +31.42%

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
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
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% -

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 5 February 2016 within the UK.

Unix Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Unix Consultant
Top 20 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 5 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 -7 19 £58,500 +17.00% 3
Scotland +6 10 £38,000 -17.39%
London +1 8 £75,000 +25.00%
Edinburgh - 7 £38,000 -
South East -19 6 £60,000 +30.43% 2
Berkshire -3 3 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Manchester +21 2 £50,000 -
North West +7 2 £50,000 -
Surrey +2 2 £60,000 +100.00% 1
Coventry -3 2 £44,000 -20.47%
West Midlands -15 2 £44,000 -20.23%
Renfrewshire - 2 £45,000 -
Erskine - 2 £45,000 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 2 £60,000 -
Yorkshire +13 1 £53,500 - 1
Middlesex +9 1 £60,000 +20.00%
West Yorkshire +4 1 £53,500 -
Leeds -5 1 £53,500 -
Glasgow -13 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £35,000 -

Unix Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 50 (100.00%) Unix
2 29 (58.00%) Linux
3 25 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 20 (40.00%) Solaris
4 20 (40.00%) Finance
5 18 (36.00%) Oracle
6 15 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (26.00%) Shell Script
8 12 (24.00%) AIX
9 9 (18.00%) Windows
9 9 (18.00%) Apache
9 9 (18.00%) Python
9 9 (18.00%) SQL
9 9 (18.00%) Sun
9 9 (18.00%) SAN
9 9 (18.00%) Puppet
10 8 (16.00%) Veritas
10 8 (16.00%) Perl
11 7 (14.00%) Informatica
11 7 (14.00%) PowerCenter
11 7 (14.00%) Oracle Linux
11 7 (14.00%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (14.00%) Data Quality
11 7 (14.00%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (12.00%) High Availability
12 6 (12.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 6 (12.00%) Ansible
12 6 (12.00%) VMware
12 6 (12.00%) NetApp
12 6 (12.00%) Tomcat

Unix Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (18.00%) Apache
2 6 (12.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (8.00%) IIS
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (4.00%) SAS
5 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.00%) SAN
2 5 (10.00%) LDAP
3 4 (8.00%) DNS
3 4 (8.00%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) PowerCenter
2 4 (8.00%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.00%) DB2
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (4.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (2.00%) Big Data
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Retail
3 2 (4.00%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) Software Packaging
1 2 (4.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Clustering
1 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Unix
2 29 (58.00%) Linux
3 20 (40.00%) Solaris
4 15 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (24.00%) AIX
6 9 (18.00%) Windows
7 7 (14.00%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (6.00%) CentOS
8 3 (6.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (2.00%) SUSE
9 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
9 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.00%) Capacity Planning
1 7 (14.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (12.00%) High Availability
3 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (8.00%) ITIL
3 4 (8.00%) ITIL V3
3 4 (8.00%) Kernel Tuning
3 4 (8.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (8.00%) Migration
3 4 (8.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (8.00%) Resource Management
3 4 (8.00%) Security Hardening
3 4 (8.00%) Software Deployment
3 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (8.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (8.00%) Use Case
4 3 (6.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (6.00%) DevOps
4 3 (6.00%) OOD
5 2 (4.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.00%) Shell Script
2 9 (18.00%) Python
2 9 (18.00%) SQL
3 8 (16.00%) Perl
4 5 (10.00%) Korn
5 4 (8.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.00%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.00%) C
7 2 (4.00%) C#
7 2 (4.00%) C++
7 2 (4.00%) Java
7 2 (4.00%) SAS Macro
8 1 (2.00%) R
8 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) RHCSA
2 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 5 (10.00%) vSphere
3 4 (8.00%) NFS
3 4 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.00%) Postfix
4 3 (6.00%) vCloud
5 2 (4.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (4.00%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 9 (18.00%) Puppet
2 6 (12.00%) Ansible
3 5 (10.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 4 (8.00%) AirWatch
4 4 (8.00%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (4.00%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (4.00%) Legato
5 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (4.00%) Simpana
6 1 (2.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 25 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 18 (36.00%) Oracle
3 9 (18.00%) Sun
4 8 (16.00%) Veritas
5 7 (14.00%) Informatica
6 6 (12.00%) NetApp
6 6 (12.00%) VMware
7 4 (8.00%) Hitachi
8 3 (6.00%) HP
9 2 (4.00%) CommVault
9 2 (4.00%) IBM
10 1 (2.00%) Dell
10 1 (2.00%) EMC
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