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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Specialist
Rank 911 882 918
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Specialist 24 55 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.052% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.054% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 16 54 16
Average salary £45,500 £50,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.00% +38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £37,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £50,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +38.88%

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average 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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016 within the UK.

Unix Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Unix Specialist
Top 14 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 12 February 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
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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 +1 24 £45,500 -17.27% 2
London -6 14 £55,000 - 1
City of London +53 7 £60,000 +20.00%
West Midlands -11 5 £38,000 -40.39%
Coventry - 5 £38,000 -
Hampshire +23 2 £41,000 +64.00%
South East +10 2 £41,000 -24.07%
Nottinghamshire +9 2 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Nottingham +4 2 £37,500 -25.00% 1
East Midlands +4 2 £37,500 -10.71% 1
Portsmouth - 2 £41,000 -
East of England -2 1 £31,000 -38.91%
Bedford - 1 £31,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £31,000 -

Unix Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 56 (100.00%) Unix
2 39 (69.64%) Linux
3 22 (39.29%) Oracle
4 20 (35.71%) Solaris
4 20 (35.71%) Banking
5 19 (33.93%) Finance
6 17 (30.36%) Red Hat
7 16 (28.57%) IBM
8 15 (26.79%) SQL
9 14 (25.00%) SAN
10 13 (23.21%) Perl
10 13 (23.21%) Retail
11 12 (21.43%) AIX
12 11 (19.64%) Problem Management
12 11 (19.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (17.86%) Python
13 10 (17.86%) Equities
13 10 (17.86%) Bash Shell
14 9 (16.07%) Performance Tuning
14 9 (16.07%) Veritas
14 9 (16.07%) Tivoli
14 9 (16.07%) Shell Script
14 9 (16.07%) Back Office
15 8 (14.29%) Sun
16 7 (12.50%) ITIL
16 7 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
16 7 (12.50%) High Availability
16 7 (12.50%) Oracle ZFS
17 6 (10.71%) Coaching
17 6 (10.71%) Web Services

Unix Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (8.93%) Apache
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (3.57%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.79%) JBoss
3 1 (1.79%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.79%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.00%) SAN
2 4 (7.14%) Internet
2 4 (7.14%) NAS
2 4 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.57%) DHCP
3 2 (3.57%) DNS
3 2 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (3.57%) Firewall
4 1 (1.79%) PuTTY
4 1 (1.79%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (1.79%) Data Mart
2 1 (1.79%) KDB
2 1 (1.79%) MySQL
2 1 (1.79%) OLAP
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.79%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.79%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
General
1 20 (35.71%) Banking
2 19 (33.93%) Finance
3 13 (23.21%) Retail
4 9 (16.07%) Back Office
5 3 (5.36%) Front Office
6 2 (3.57%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.71%) Web Services
2 1 (1.79%) COM
2 1 (1.79%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.79%) Murex MxML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Equities
2 7 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.93%) Data Centre
3 5 (8.93%) SWIFT
4 4 (7.14%) EMC VNX
4 4 (7.14%) HACMP
4 4 (7.14%) IBM XIV
5 3 (5.36%) LPAR
6 2 (3.57%) Clustering
7 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.79%) Derivative
7 1 (1.79%) Economics
7 1 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.79%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.79%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Unix
2 39 (69.64%) Linux
3 20 (35.71%) Solaris
4 12 (21.43%) AIX
5 11 (19.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.79%) HPUX
6 1 (1.79%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.64%) Problem Management
2 9 (16.07%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (12.50%) High Availability
3 7 (12.50%) ITIL
4 6 (10.71%) Change Management
4 6 (10.71%) Coaching
4 6 (10.71%) Release Management
5 5 (8.93%) Defect Management
5 5 (8.93%) DevOps
5 5 (8.93%) Incident Management
5 5 (8.93%) Mentoring
5 5 (8.93%) SDLC
6 4 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.36%) Asset Management
7 3 (5.36%) Process Management
8 2 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.57%) Algorithmic Trading
8 2 (3.57%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.57%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.79%) SQL
2 13 (23.21%) Perl
3 10 (17.86%) Bash Shell
3 10 (17.86%) Python
4 9 (16.07%) Shell Script
5 5 (8.93%) Java
6 3 (5.36%) Ruby
7 2 (3.57%) Jython
7 2 (3.57%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 1 (1.79%) ABAP
8 1 (1.79%) C++
8 1 (1.79%) Korn
8 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.79%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) RHCE
1 2 (3.57%) SAP Certification
2 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.57%) ISO22301
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) NFS
1 2 (3.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (1.79%) Docker
2 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (16.07%) Tivoli
2 7 (12.50%) Oracle ZFS
3 5 (8.93%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (3.57%) NetBackup
5 2 (3.57%) OpenView
5 2 (3.57%) Zenoss
6 1 (1.79%) Control-M
6 1 (1.79%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (1.79%) Simpana
6 1 (1.79%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 22 (39.29%) Oracle
2 17 (30.36%) Red Hat
3 16 (28.57%) IBM
4 9 (16.07%) Veritas
5 8 (14.29%) Sun
6 6 (10.71%) BMC
6 6 (10.71%) HP
7 5 (8.93%) Fundtech
8 4 (7.14%) Cisco
8 4 (7.14%) EMC
8 4 (7.14%) VMware
9 3 (5.36%) Hitachi
9 3 (5.36%) SAP
10 2 (3.57%) CommVault
10 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
10 2 (3.57%) NetApp
11 1 (1.79%) Murex
11 1 (1.79%) Netezza
11 1 (1.79%) Sybase
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