The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Specialist
Rank 867 845 861
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Specialist 14 25 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.023% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.024% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 12 23 33
Average salary £51,250 £40,995 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.01% +2.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £27,674 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £53,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,995 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+9.77% +3.78%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109888 102187 111746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.37% 94.26% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 89595 84579 95723
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 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

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 1 August 2014 within the UK.

UNIX Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

UNIX Specialist
Top 13 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 1 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 -70 9 £53,500 +30.50% 4
London -23 7 £55,000 -21.42% 2
City of London -5 6 £56,250 -19.64% 2
Scotland -10 1 - -
Glasgow -12 1 - -
East of England -17 1 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - - 1
County Londonderry - 1 - -
St Albans - 1 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £40,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £37,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £37,500 - 1
Leeds - 1 £37,500 - 1

UNIX Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 41 (100.00%) UNIX
2 40 (97.56%) Linux
3 20 (48.78%) HPUX
4 19 (46.34%) Security Cleared
5 18 (43.90%) ITIL
6 17 (41.46%) SC Cleared
7 15 (36.59%) DV Cleared
7 15 (36.59%) Service Management
8 12 (29.27%) Red Hat
8 12 (29.27%) SAN
8 12 (29.27%) Oracle
9 11 (26.83%) AIX
9 11 (26.83%) HP
10 10 (24.39%) Oracle Linux
11 9 (21.95%) Solaris
12 8 (19.51%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (17.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (14.63%) Apache
14 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
14 6 (14.63%) Windows
14 6 (14.63%) Veritas
15 5 (12.20%) DNS
15 5 (12.20%) Shell Script
15 5 (12.20%) Python
15 5 (12.20%) Puppet
15 5 (12.20%) Computer Science
16 4 (9.76%) Mathematics
16 4 (9.76%) Physics
16 4 (9.76%) Degree
16 4 (9.76%) Ubuntu

UNIX Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 6 (14.63%) Apache
2 4 (9.76%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.88%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.44%) CICS
4 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (29.27%) SAN
2 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
3 5 (12.20%) DNS
4 3 (7.32%) LDAP
4 3 (7.32%) Firewall
4 3 (7.32%) NAS
5 2 (4.88%) BIG-IP
5 2 (4.88%) SMTP
5 2 (4.88%) Kerberos
5 2 (4.88%) Internet
5 2 (4.88%) SNMP
5 2 (4.88%) SSL
6 1 (2.44%) VPN
6 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.44%) Wireless
6 1 (2.44%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) MySQL
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.44%) DB2
3 1 (2.44%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) Django
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.44%) EntireX
2 1 (2.44%) HTML
2 1 (2.44%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.76%) Mathematics
2 4 (9.76%) Physics
2 4 (9.76%) Open Source
3 3 (7.32%) Clustering
4 1 (2.44%) iDTV
4 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.44%) VSAM
4 1 (2.44%) BBC
4 1 (2.44%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) UNIX
2 40 (97.56%) Linux
3 20 (48.78%) HPUX
4 11 (26.83%) AIX
5 10 (24.39%) Oracle Linux
6 9 (21.95%) Solaris
7 7 (17.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (14.63%) Windows
9 4 (9.76%) Ubuntu
9 4 (9.76%) Debian
9 4 (9.76%) OpenBSD
9 4 (9.76%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) ITIL
2 15 (36.59%) Service Management
3 8 (19.51%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (9.76%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (7.32%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.88%) Change Control
7 1 (2.44%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.44%) DevOps
7 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.44%) Change Management
7 1 (2.44%) Project Management
7 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.44%) TOGAF
7 1 (2.44%) Migration
7 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.44%) TDD
7 1 (2.44%) Investment Management
7 1 (2.44%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) Shell Script
1 5 (12.20%) Python
2 4 (9.76%) Perl
3 3 (7.32%) SQL
3 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.88%) Java
5 1 (2.44%) SELCOPY
5 1 (2.44%) REXX
5 1 (2.44%) NATURAL
5 1 (2.44%) JCL
5 1 (2.44%) PHP
5 1 (2.44%) C
5 1 (2.44%) C++
5 1 (2.44%) COBOL
5 1 (2.44%) C-shell
5 1 (2.44%) Ruby
5 1 (2.44%) Korn
Qualifications
1 19 (46.34%) Security Cleared
2 17 (41.46%) SC Cleared
3 15 (36.59%) DV Cleared
4 4 (9.76%) Degree
5 1 (2.44%) VCAP
5 1 (2.44%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) PCI DSS
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) KVM
2 2 (4.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (4.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (4.88%) vSphere
2 2 (4.88%) Sendmail
2 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) GPFS
3 1 (2.44%) NFS
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Puppet
2 4 (9.76%) HP SIM
3 3 (7.32%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.44%) OpenView
5 1 (2.44%) Control-M
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Red Hat
1 12 (29.27%) Oracle
2 11 (26.83%) HP
3 6 (14.63%) Veritas
4 4 (9.76%) NetApp
5 3 (7.32%) VMware
6 2 (4.88%) hybris
6 2 (4.88%) JBoss
6 2 (4.88%) IBM
6 2 (4.88%) Sun
7 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.44%) Dell
7 1 (2.44%) Symantec
7 1 (2.44%) Sybase
7 1 (2.44%) Computacenter
Northern Ireland
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + competitive banking benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - London
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Overtime + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago