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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Specialist
Rank 896 936 940
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Specialist 31 48 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.044% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.045% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 26 20 38
Median salary £40,500 £60,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-32.50% +29.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £44,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £57,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-29.56% +53.33%

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
94503 106017 112388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.30% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 79488 87462 91612
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 27 July 2016 within the UK.

Unix Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Unix Specialist
Top 21 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 27 July 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 +16 27 £40,500 -32.50% 2
South East +21 13 £40,500 -22.85% 1
Hampshire +11 11 £40,500 -7.42%
Portsmouth +16 10 £40,500 +1.25%
Tyne and Wear - 6 £40,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £40,000 -
North East - 6 £40,000 -
London +32 4 £68,750 +5.76% 1
Scotland -5 3 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Glasgow -12 3 £50,000 +11.11%
City of London +54 2 - -
Leeds +24 2 £34,250 -
Yorkshire +23 2 £34,250 -
West Yorkshire +21 2 £34,250 -
Berkshire +6 2 £55,500 -5.53% 1
East of England +29 1 £60,000 -7.69%
West Midlands -2 1 £39,000 -13.33%
Warwickshire - 1 £39,000 -
Reading - 1 £50,000 - 1
Winchester - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £60,000 -

Unix Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 60 (100.00%) Unix
2 52 (86.67%) Linux
3 35 (58.33%) Red Hat
4 33 (55.00%) AIX
5 24 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (31.67%) Problem Management
7 17 (28.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 17 (28.33%) Shell Script
8 16 (26.67%) Solaris
8 16 (26.67%) Tivoli
9 15 (25.00%) Perl
10 14 (23.33%) HACMP
11 13 (21.67%) SQL
12 12 (20.00%) ITIL
12 12 (20.00%) Apache
12 12 (20.00%) Finance
13 8 (13.33%) Oracle
14 7 (11.67%) Python
14 7 (11.67%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (11.67%) Service Design
14 7 (11.67%) Bash Shell
15 6 (10.00%) DevOps
15 6 (10.00%) Banking
15 6 (10.00%) IBM
15 6 (10.00%) HPUX
16 5 (8.33%) Java
16 5 (8.33%) HP
16 5 (8.33%) SAN
16 5 (8.33%) Korn
17 4 (6.67%) Puppet

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 12 (20.00%) Apache
2 4 (6.67%) JBoss
2 4 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.67%) Confluence
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) SAN
2 2 (3.33%) DHCP
2 2 (3.33%) DNS
2 2 (3.33%) SSL
3 1 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.67%) DWDM
3 1 (1.67%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.67%) Internet
3 1 (1.67%) NetScreen
3 1 (1.67%) Network Security
3 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.67%) VPN
3 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.67%) DB2
2 1 (1.67%) KDB
2 1 (1.67%) MySQL
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) FishEye
1 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.67%) JIRA
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (1.67%) SonarQube
1 1 (1.67%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.67%) Subversion
1 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Back Office
3 2 (3.33%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Advertising
4 1 (1.67%) Front Office
4 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) Web Services
2 2 (3.33%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.67%) J2EE
3 1 (1.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.33%) HACMP
2 4 (6.67%) Fixed Income
3 3 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.33%) Derivative
4 2 (3.33%) Equities
4 2 (3.33%) LPAR
4 2 (3.33%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.67%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.67%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.67%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 60 (100.00%) Unix
2 52 (86.67%) Linux
3 33 (55.00%) AIX
4 24 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (26.67%) Solaris
6 6 (10.00%) HPUX
7 4 (6.67%) Windows
8 1 (1.67%) CentOS
8 1 (1.67%) Debian
8 1 (1.67%) SUSE
8 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.67%) Problem Management
2 12 (20.00%) ITIL
3 7 (11.67%) Service Design
4 6 (10.00%) DevOps
5 4 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (5.00%) High Availability
6 3 (5.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (5.00%) ITSM
6 3 (5.00%) Release Management
6 3 (5.00%) Resource Management
6 3 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (5.00%) Service Management
7 2 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.33%) Change Management
7 2 (3.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.33%) Open Source
7 2 (3.33%) Project Management
7 2 (3.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.33%) Shell Script
2 15 (25.00%) Perl
3 13 (21.67%) SQL
4 7 (11.67%) Bash Shell
4 7 (11.67%) Python
5 5 (8.33%) Java
5 5 (8.33%) Korn
6 3 (5.00%) Ruby
7 1 (1.67%) C
7 1 (1.67%) Clojure
7 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.67%) R
7 1 (1.67%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (1.67%) CCIE
3 1 (1.67%) CCNP
3 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.67%) LPIC
3 1 (1.67%) RHCE
3 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) PowerHA
2 1 (1.67%) NFS
2 1 (1.67%) RACF
2 1 (1.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (1.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (28.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 16 (26.67%) Tivoli
3 4 (6.67%) Ansible
3 4 (6.67%) Puppet
3 4 (6.67%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (3.33%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (3.33%) Linux-HA
5 1 (1.67%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.67%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.67%) Cacti
5 1 (1.67%) Control-M
5 1 (1.67%) Legato
5 1 (1.67%) Nagios
5 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (1.67%) Simpana
Vendors
1 35 (58.33%) Red Hat
2 8 (13.33%) Oracle
3 6 (10.00%) IBM
4 5 (8.33%) HP
5 4 (6.67%) VMware
6 3 (5.00%) ATG
6 3 (5.00%) Cyber-Ark
6 3 (5.00%) SAP
6 3 (5.00%) Sun
6 3 (5.00%) Veritas
7 2 (3.33%) 3PAR
7 2 (3.33%) BMC
7 2 (3.33%) Calypso
7 2 (3.33%) CommVault
7 2 (3.33%) Murex
7 2 (3.33%) NetApp
8 1 (1.67%) Cisco
8 1 (1.67%) Cognizant
8 1 (1.67%) EMC
8 1 (1.67%) Juniper
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