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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Specialist
Rank 894 869 876
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Specialist 17 25 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.023% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.024% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 16 25 17
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,000 £38,100
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £90,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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
109010 105147 109704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.71% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 90448 86287 94223
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,448 £26,500 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -54 13 £37,500 -6.25% 5
London +11 9 £37,500 -58.33% 4
Surbiton - 6 £37,500 -
Scotland 0 3 £44,250 -5.85%
South East -15 3 £40,000 +6.66% 1
West Sussex - 3 £40,000 -
City of London - 3 £49,000 - 3
Gatwick - 3 £40,000 -
Glasgow +12 2 £46,000 -2.12%
County Antrim - 1 £28,000 - 1
Belfast - 1 £28,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £42,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £49,000 -
East of England - 1 £49,000 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £28,000 - 1

UNIX Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 29 (100.00%) UNIX
2 25 (86.21%) Linux
3 18 (62.07%) Red Hat
4 14 (48.28%) Apache
5 11 (37.93%) AIX
6 10 (34.48%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (31.03%) Firewall
7 9 (31.03%) VMware
7 9 (31.03%) BIG-IP
7 9 (31.03%) Tomcat
7 9 (31.03%) MySQL
7 9 (31.03%) PCI DSS
7 9 (31.03%) Apache Solr
7 9 (31.03%) hybris
7 9 (31.03%) vSphere
8 8 (27.59%) Oracle
9 6 (20.69%) HPUX
9 6 (20.69%) Solaris
9 6 (20.69%) Shell Script
9 6 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (17.24%) Sendmail
10 5 (17.24%) Mathematics
10 5 (17.24%) Physics
10 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
10 5 (17.24%) Ubuntu
10 5 (17.24%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (17.24%) KVM
10 5 (17.24%) Puppet
10 5 (17.24%) Open Source
10 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills

UNIX Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 14 (48.28%) Apache
2 9 (31.03%) Tomcat
2 9 (31.03%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.45%) CICS
3 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) Firewall
1 9 (31.03%) BIG-IP
2 5 (17.24%) DNS
3 4 (13.79%) LDAP
3 4 (13.79%) Kerberos
3 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
3 4 (13.79%) NAS
4 2 (6.90%) SAN
4 2 (6.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) MySQL
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) DB2
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.45%) Adabas
3 1 (3.45%) BODI
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
1 3 (10.34%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Django
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (3.45%) EntireX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Mathematics
1 5 (17.24%) Physics
1 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
1 5 (17.24%) Open Source
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Mainframe
2 2 (6.90%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) VSAM
3 1 (3.45%) Replication
3 1 (3.45%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) UNIX
2 25 (86.21%) Linux
3 11 (37.93%) AIX
4 6 (20.69%) HPUX
4 6 (20.69%) Solaris
4 6 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (17.24%) FreeBSD
5 5 (17.24%) Debian
5 5 (17.24%) OpenBSD
5 5 (17.24%) Ubuntu
6 4 (13.79%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (3.45%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (17.24%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (13.79%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (10.34%) ITIL
5 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.90%) TOGAF
5 2 (6.90%) Change Control
6 1 (3.45%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.45%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.45%) TDD
6 1 (3.45%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) Shell Script
2 4 (13.79%) Python
3 2 (6.90%) SQL
4 1 (3.45%) REXX
4 1 (3.45%) C++
4 1 (3.45%) COBOL
4 1 (3.45%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) NATURAL
4 1 (3.45%) JCL
4 1 (3.45%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) VCAP
2 2 (6.90%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (31.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) vSphere
2 5 (17.24%) KVM
2 5 (17.24%) Ceph
2 5 (17.24%) Sendmail
3 4 (13.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
4 2 (6.90%) GPFS
5 1 (3.45%) RACF
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) NetBackup
1 5 (17.24%) Puppet
2 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) Red Hat
2 9 (31.03%) VMware
2 9 (31.03%) hybris
3 8 (27.59%) Oracle
4 5 (17.24%) NetApp
5 4 (13.79%) Veritas
6 1 (3.45%) Sybase
6 1 (3.45%) HP
London
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Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
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Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + benefits+bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £40000 - £58000 per annum + Core and Voluntary Bens
Posted: 16 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £23000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago