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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Specialist
Rank 847 882 852
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Specialist 34 10 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.009% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.010% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 31 9 20
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,000 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.23%

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
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 27 February 2015 within the UK.

UNIX Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

UNIX Specialist
Top 28 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 27 February 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
(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 +15 31 £53,250 +33.12% 2
London +28 14 £55,000 - 1
South East -11 9 £50,000 +25.00%
City of London - 4 £55,000 - 1
South West -13 3 £32,500 -
East Midlands - 3 £34,000 -
Somerset - 3 £32,500 -
Hampshire -12 2 £25,000 -37.50%
Yeovil - 2 £32,500 -
Kent - 2 £57,000 -
Middlesex - 2 £50,000 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £34,000 -
Fareham - 2 £25,000 -
Glasgow - 2 £48,000 -
Surrey - 2 £60,000 -
Scotland - 2 £48,000 -
Birmingham -16 1 £55,000 +52.77%
West Midlands -18 1 £55,000 +52.77%
East of England - 1 £52,500 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £28,000 - 1
County Antrim - 1 £28,000 - 1
Belfast - 1 £28,000 - 1
Nottingham - 1 £50,000 -
Reading - 1 £50,000 -
Surbiton - 1 £37,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £50,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £52,500 -

UNIX Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 50 (100.00%) UNIX
2 40 (80.00%) Linux
3 26 (52.00%) Solaris
4 22 (44.00%) AIX
4 22 (44.00%) Red Hat
5 21 (42.00%) Oracle
6 19 (38.00%) Apache
6 19 (38.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (36.00%) DNS
8 17 (34.00%) Veritas
9 16 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (30.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 15 (30.00%) Shell Script
10 15 (30.00%) LDAP
11 14 (28.00%) Perl
11 14 (28.00%) MySQL
12 12 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (24.00%) Firewall
12 12 (24.00%) NetBackup
12 12 (24.00%) TCP/IP
13 11 (22.00%) Banking
13 11 (22.00%) Puppet
13 11 (22.00%) Tomcat
14 10 (20.00%) Python
14 10 (20.00%) NFS
14 10 (20.00%) Finance
14 10 (20.00%) HACMP
14 10 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
14 10 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 9 (18.00%) Apache Solr

UNIX Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 19 (38.00%) Apache
2 11 (22.00%) Tomcat
3 9 (18.00%) Apache Solr
4 4 (8.00%) WebLogic
5 2 (4.00%) JBoss
5 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 18 (36.00%) DNS
2 15 (30.00%) LDAP
3 12 (24.00%) TCP/IP
3 12 (24.00%) Firewall
4 9 (18.00%) BIG-IP
5 5 (10.00%) Kerberos
6 2 (4.00%) Internet
7 1 (2.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.00%) MySQL
2 3 (6.00%) DB2
3 2 (4.00%) BODI
3 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 11 (22.00%) Banking
2 10 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Retail
3 2 (4.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (20.00%) HACMP
3 8 (16.00%) Clustering
4 3 (6.00%) Mainframe
4 3 (6.00%) DataPower
5 1 (2.00%) Open Source
5 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) UNIX
2 40 (80.00%) Linux
3 26 (52.00%) Solaris
4 22 (44.00%) AIX
5 19 (38.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (14.00%) HPUX
7 5 (10.00%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (4.00%) Debian
9 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (12.00%) Project Management
2 6 (12.00%) Incident Management
2 6 (12.00%) Performance Analysis
2 6 (12.00%) DevOps
3 5 (10.00%) ITIL
4 4 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (8.00%) Investment Management
5 3 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.00%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.00%) Data Migration
6 2 (4.00%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (4.00%) Migration
6 2 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.00%) Data Management
7 1 (2.00%) TOGAF
7 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.00%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.00%) Shell Script
2 14 (28.00%) Perl
3 10 (20.00%) Python
4 9 (18.00%) SQL
5 2 (4.00%) Java
5 2 (4.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) RHCE
1 2 (4.00%) IBM AIX Certification
1 2 (4.00%) Degree
1 2 (4.00%) VCP4
2 1 (2.00%) VCAP
2 1 (2.00%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (30.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 10 (20.00%) NFS
2 10 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 9 (18.00%) vSphere
4 6 (12.00%) Sendmail
5 3 (6.00%) RACF
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 12 (24.00%) NetBackup
2 11 (22.00%) Puppet
3 10 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.00%) Tivoli
4 2 (4.00%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (2.00%) Control-M
5 1 (2.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 22 (44.00%) Red Hat
2 21 (42.00%) Oracle
3 17 (34.00%) Veritas
4 9 (18.00%) VMware
4 9 (18.00%) hybris
5 8 (16.00%) IBM
6 7 (14.00%) Sun
6 7 (14.00%) Symantec
7 6 (12.00%) HP
8 5 (10.00%) Dell
9 2 (4.00%) BMC
9 2 (4.00%) ATG
10 1 (2.00%) NetApp
10 1 (2.00%) Sybase
10 1 (2.00%) Business Objects
10 1 (2.00%) EMC
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 15 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago