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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Specialist
Rank 894 851 866
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Specialist 11 28 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.026% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.027% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 9 25 32
Average salary £53,500 £40,995 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.50% +2.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £27,790 £33,650
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,995 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +3.78%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110640 102566 112158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90375 84963 96161
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 £27,500
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 25 July 2014 within the UK.

UNIX Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

UNIX Specialist
Top 10 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 25 July 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 -43 8 £54,250 +32.33% 1
London -40 7 £55,000 -12.00% 1
City of London -7 6 £56,250 - 1
Scotland -11 1 - -
Glasgow -14 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £37,500 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - - 1
County Londonderry - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £37,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £37,500 -

UNIX Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 39 (100.00%) UNIX
2 37 (94.87%) Linux
3 20 (51.28%) HPUX
4 19 (48.72%) Security Cleared
5 18 (46.15%) ITIL
6 17 (43.59%) SC Cleared
7 15 (38.46%) DV Cleared
7 15 (38.46%) Service Management
8 12 (30.77%) SAN
8 12 (30.77%) Red Hat
8 12 (30.77%) Oracle
9 11 (28.21%) HP
10 10 (25.64%) Oracle Linux
11 9 (23.08%) Solaris
11 9 (23.08%) AIX
12 7 (17.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (15.38%) Apache
13 6 (15.38%) Windows
13 6 (15.38%) Veritas
14 5 (12.82%) Shell Script
14 5 (12.82%) DNS
14 5 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
15 4 (10.26%) Finance
15 4 (10.26%) Perl
15 4 (10.26%) Tomcat
15 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
15 4 (10.26%) HP SIM
16 3 (7.69%) LDAP
16 3 (7.69%) Python
16 3 (7.69%) SQL

UNIX Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (15.38%) Apache
2 4 (10.26%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.13%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.56%) CICS
4 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.77%) SAN
2 5 (12.82%) DNS
3 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.69%) LDAP
4 3 (7.69%) Firewall
5 2 (5.13%) Internet
5 2 (5.13%) BIG-IP
5 2 (5.13%) SMTP
5 2 (5.13%) Kerberos
5 2 (5.13%) SNMP
5 2 (5.13%) SSL
6 1 (2.56%) VPN
6 1 (2.56%) VLAN
6 1 (2.56%) NAS
6 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) MySQL
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) DB2
3 1 (2.56%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) HTML
1 1 (2.56%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (2.56%) EntireX
1 1 (2.56%) Django
1 1 (2.56%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Clustering
2 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) iSeries
3 1 (2.56%) Open Source
3 1 (2.56%) VSAM
3 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.56%) Physics
3 1 (2.56%) iDTV
3 1 (2.56%) HACMP
3 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.56%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) UNIX
2 37 (94.87%) Linux
3 20 (51.28%) HPUX
4 10 (25.64%) Oracle Linux
5 9 (23.08%) AIX
5 9 (23.08%) Solaris
6 7 (17.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (15.38%) Windows
8 1 (2.56%) FreeBSD
8 1 (2.56%) Debian
8 1 (2.56%) OpenBSD
8 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) ITIL
2 15 (38.46%) Service Management
3 5 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.13%) Change Control
5 1 (2.56%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.56%) DevOps
5 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.56%) Change Management
5 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.56%) Project Management
5 1 (2.56%) Migration
5 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.56%) TDD
5 1 (2.56%) TOGAF
5 1 (2.56%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.56%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.56%) Investment Management
5 1 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.56%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) Shell Script
2 4 (10.26%) Perl
3 3 (7.69%) SQL
3 3 (7.69%) Python
3 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.13%) Java
5 1 (2.56%) SELCOPY
5 1 (2.56%) REXX
5 1 (2.56%) PHP
5 1 (2.56%) C
5 1 (2.56%) C++
5 1 (2.56%) COBOL
5 1 (2.56%) NATURAL
5 1 (2.56%) JCL
5 1 (2.56%) Ruby
5 1 (2.56%) Korn
5 1 (2.56%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 19 (48.72%) Security Cleared
2 17 (43.59%) SC Cleared
3 15 (38.46%) DV Cleared
4 3 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (2.56%) RHCA
5 1 (2.56%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
1 2 (5.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Sendmail
1 2 (5.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (5.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 2 (5.13%) vSphere
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.13%) GPFS
2 1 (2.56%) NFS
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (2.56%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) HP SIM
2 3 (7.69%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.13%) Puppet
3 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.56%) OpenView
4 1 (2.56%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.56%) Control-M
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Oracle
1 12 (30.77%) Red Hat
2 11 (28.21%) HP
3 6 (15.38%) Veritas
4 3 (7.69%) VMware
5 2 (5.13%) hybris
5 2 (5.13%) Sun
5 2 (5.13%) JBoss
5 2 (5.13%) IBM
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.56%) Sybase
6 1 (2.56%) Dell
6 1 (2.56%) NetApp
6 1 (2.56%) Computacenter
6 1 (2.56%) Symantec
Northern Ireland
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - London
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Overtime + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago