The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Unix Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Specialist
Rank 912 895 956
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +61
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Specialist 28 72 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.065% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.068% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 25 47 41
Median salary £44,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £29,500 £33,695
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
98685 106608 115718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.48% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 82974 87064 93978
Median 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 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Unix Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Unix Specialist in the job title.

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 6 May 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -19 26 £41,000 -2.38% 3
South East +29 9 £41,000 -13.68% 1
Hampshire +11 9 £41,000 +64.00% 1
London +9 8 £70,000 +7.69% 1
Yorkshire +8 6 £38,500 -
Leeds +5 6 £38,500 -
West Yorkshire +5 6 £38,500 -
Portsmouth - 6 £41,000 - 1
City of London +56 3 £50,000 -15.25% 1
East of England +23 3 £45,000 +7.14%
Bedfordshire +7 3 £45,000 +7.14%
Scotland -7 2 £45,750 -8.50% 1
Glasgow -8 2 £45,750 -3.68% 1
Bedford - 2 £45,000 -
Southampton - 2 £46,750 -

Unix Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, Unix Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Unix Specialist in the job title.

1 53 (100.00%) Unix
2 48 (90.57%) Linux
3 28 (52.83%) Red Hat
4 22 (41.51%) AIX
5 21 (39.62%) Perl
6 19 (35.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (33.96%) Solaris
8 15 (28.30%) SQL
8 15 (28.30%) Tivoli
8 15 (28.30%) Problem Management
9 14 (26.42%) Shell Script
10 13 (24.53%) Bash Shell
11 12 (22.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 11 (20.75%) Oracle
12 11 (20.75%) Banking
12 11 (20.75%) Finance
13 10 (18.87%) Apache
13 10 (18.87%) IBM
14 9 (16.98%) HACMP
14 9 (16.98%) SAN
15 8 (15.09%) Equities
15 8 (15.09%) Back Office
15 8 (15.09%) Performance Tuning
16 7 (13.21%) BMC
16 7 (13.21%) Veritas
16 7 (13.21%) Sun
16 7 (13.21%) Python
17 6 (11.32%) Retail
17 6 (11.32%) Incident Management
17 6 (11.32%) Release Management

Unix Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (18.87%) Apache
2 4 (7.55%) OpenStack
2 4 (7.55%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.66%) JBoss
4 1 (1.89%) Confluence
4 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.98%) SAN
2 3 (5.66%) DHCP
2 3 (5.66%) DNS
3 2 (3.77%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (3.77%) SSL
3 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.89%) DWDM
4 1 (1.89%) Internet
4 1 (1.89%) NetScreen
4 1 (1.89%) Network Security
4 1 (1.89%) VPN
4 1 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.89%) KDB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) FishEye
1 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.89%) JIRA
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (1.89%) SonarQube
1 1 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.89%) Subversion
1 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (20.75%) Banking
1 11 (20.75%) Finance
2 8 (15.09%) Back Office
3 6 (11.32%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.89%) Middleware
2 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) HACMP
2 8 (15.09%) Equities
3 2 (3.77%) Fixed Income
3 2 (3.77%) LPAR
4 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.89%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 53 (100.00%) Unix
2 48 (90.57%) Linux
3 22 (41.51%) AIX
4 19 (35.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (33.96%) Solaris
6 3 (5.66%) HPUX
7 2 (3.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) Problem Management
2 8 (15.09%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (11.32%) Incident Management
3 6 (11.32%) Release Management
3 6 (11.32%) Service Design
4 5 (9.43%) DevOps
5 3 (5.66%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (5.66%) High Availability
5 3 (5.66%) ITSM
5 3 (5.66%) Resource Management
5 3 (5.66%) Service Management
6 2 (3.77%) Open Source
6 2 (3.77%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (1.89%) Change Management
7 1 (1.89%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (1.89%) E-business
7 1 (1.89%) Functional Programming
7 1 (1.89%) Low Latency
7 1 (1.89%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (39.62%) Perl
2 15 (28.30%) SQL
3 14 (26.42%) Shell Script
4 13 (24.53%) Bash Shell
5 7 (13.21%) Python
6 5 (9.43%) Korn
7 4 (7.55%) Java
7 4 (7.55%) Ruby
8 1 (1.89%) C
8 1 (1.89%) Clojure
8 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.89%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) CCIE
1 1 (1.89%) CCNP
1 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (1.89%) Degree
1 1 (1.89%) LPIC
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) PowerHA
2 2 (3.77%) NFS
2 2 (3.77%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (1.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (28.30%) Tivoli
2 12 (22.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (11.32%) Oracle ZFS
4 5 (9.43%) BMC PATROL
5 4 (7.55%) Ansible
5 4 (7.55%) Puppet
5 4 (7.55%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (3.77%) Linux-HA
7 1 (1.89%) Cacti
7 1 (1.89%) Control-M
7 1 (1.89%) Nagios
7 1 (1.89%) Simpana
7 1 (1.89%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 28 (52.83%) Red Hat
2 11 (20.75%) Oracle
3 10 (18.87%) IBM
4 7 (13.21%) BMC
4 7 (13.21%) Sun
4 7 (13.21%) Veritas
5 3 (5.66%) ATG
5 3 (5.66%) Cyber-Ark
5 3 (5.66%) SAP
6 2 (3.77%) HP
6 2 (3.77%) NetApp
7 1 (1.89%) Cisco
7 1 (1.89%) CommVault
7 1 (1.89%) F5
7 1 (1.89%) Juniper
7 1 (1.89%) Netezza
7 1 (1.89%) VMware
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