The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Specialist role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Specialist
Rank 887 860 851
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Specialist 12 13 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.012% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.013% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 37
Average salary £49,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,558 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £68,500 £47,700
UK excluding London average salary £48,250 £42,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+13.52% +7.59%

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
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

UNIX Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

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

UNIX Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

UNIX Specialist
Salary Trend

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

UNIX Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

UNIX Specialist
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX Specialist over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 within the UK.

UNIX Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

UNIX Specialist
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 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
England -37 7 £49,000 +8.88% 1
London 0 3 £55,000 -21.42% 1
City of London -3 3 £55,000 -21.42% 1
Birmingham 0 1 £49,000 +8.88%
Glasgow -8 1 - -
West Midlands -13 1 £49,000 +8.88%
Scotland -19 1 - -
South East -20 1 £47,500 +72.72%
Leeds - 1 £37,500 -
St Albans - 1 £40,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £47,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £37,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £37,500 -
East of England - 1 £40,000 -

UNIX Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited UNIX Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 37 (100.00%) UNIX
2 35 (94.59%) Linux
3 18 (48.65%) HPUX
4 16 (43.24%) ITIL
5 14 (37.84%) Security Cleared
6 13 (35.14%) Oracle
7 12 (32.43%) AIX
7 12 (32.43%) Service Management
7 12 (32.43%) SC Cleared
7 12 (32.43%) DV Cleared
8 11 (29.73%) SAN
8 11 (29.73%) Red Hat
9 10 (27.03%) HP
10 9 (24.32%) Oracle Linux
10 9 (24.32%) Solaris
11 8 (21.62%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
13 6 (16.22%) Veritas
13 6 (16.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (16.22%) Computer Science
13 6 (16.22%) Puppet
14 5 (13.51%) Performance Tuning
14 5 (13.51%) KVM
14 5 (13.51%) Ubuntu
14 5 (13.51%) Mathematics
14 5 (13.51%) Physics
14 5 (13.51%) Open Source
14 5 (13.51%) Debian
14 5 (13.51%) OpenBSD
14 5 (13.51%) NetApp

UNIX Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited UNIX Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.51%) Apache
2 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.70%) CICS
3 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) SAN
2 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
3 5 (13.51%) DNS
4 4 (10.81%) NAS
5 3 (8.11%) LDAP
6 2 (5.41%) SMTP
6 2 (5.41%) Kerberos
6 2 (5.41%) SNMP
6 2 (5.41%) SSL
6 2 (5.41%) Internet
6 2 (5.41%) Firewall
7 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.70%) Wireless
7 1 (2.70%) BIG-IP
7 1 (2.70%) VLAN
7 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) MySQL
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.41%) DB2
2 1 (2.70%) Adabas
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) Django
2 1 (2.70%) YAML
2 1 (2.70%) HTML
2 1 (2.70%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.70%) EntireX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Computer Science
2 5 (13.51%) Open Source
2 5 (13.51%) Mathematics
2 5 (13.51%) Physics
3 3 (8.11%) Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) VSAM
4 1 (2.70%) iDTV
4 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.70%) BBC
4 1 (2.70%) Replication
4 1 (2.70%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) UNIX
2 35 (94.59%) Linux
3 18 (48.65%) HPUX
4 12 (32.43%) AIX
5 9 (24.32%) Oracle Linux
5 9 (24.32%) Solaris
6 6 (16.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (13.51%) Windows
7 5 (13.51%) FreeBSD
7 5 (13.51%) Debian
7 5 (13.51%) OpenBSD
7 5 (13.51%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.70%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) ITIL
2 12 (32.43%) Service Management
3 8 (21.62%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (13.51%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (10.81%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (5.41%) Change Control
7 1 (2.70%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.70%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.70%) Change Management
7 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.70%) Project Management
7 1 (2.70%) Migration
7 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.70%) TDD
7 1 (2.70%) Data Management
7 1 (2.70%) TOGAF
7 1 (2.70%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.70%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) Python
2 4 (10.81%) Shell Script
3 3 (8.11%) SQL
3 3 (8.11%) Java
3 3 (8.11%) Perl
4 2 (5.41%) C++
4 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.70%) SELCOPY
5 1 (2.70%) NATURAL
5 1 (2.70%) JCL
5 1 (2.70%) Ruby
5 1 (2.70%) Korn
5 1 (2.70%) C-shell
5 1 (2.70%) COBOL
5 1 (2.70%) PHP
5 1 (2.70%) C
5 1 (2.70%) REXX
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) Security Cleared
2 12 (32.43%) SC Cleared
2 12 (32.43%) DV Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) RHCA
4 1 (2.70%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
1 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) KVM
2 2 (5.41%) GPFS
2 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) Sendmail
2 2 (5.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (5.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.70%) vSphere
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) Puppet
2 4 (10.81%) HP SIM
3 3 (8.11%) NetBackup
4 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.70%) OpenView
5 1 (2.70%) Control-M
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Oracle
2 11 (29.73%) Red Hat
3 10 (27.03%) HP
4 6 (16.22%) Veritas
5 5 (13.51%) NetApp
6 2 (5.41%) Sun
6 2 (5.41%) Sybase
6 2 (5.41%) JBoss
6 2 (5.41%) IBM
6 2 (5.41%) VMware
7 1 (2.70%) Computacenter
7 1 (2.70%) hybris
7 1 (2.70%) Symantec
7 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.70%) Dell
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