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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Specialist
Rank 869 904 883
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Specialist 26 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.010% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.011% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 11
Average salary £44,500 £49,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.18% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,900 £40,000 £27,558
10% offered a salary of more than £44,900 £55,000 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £48,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +13.52%

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
101264 109979 101860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.19% 94.54% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 84172 88959 84461
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Top 17 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 August 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
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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 +24 19 £40,000 -18.36%
North West - 11 - -
Manchester - 11 - -
Scotland +19 6 £45,000 -
London +36 5 - -
City of London +31 5 - -
Edinburgh - 5 - -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Glasgow +10 1 £45,000 -
South East +6 1 £40,000 -15.78%
Wales - 1 £44,500 - 1
Portsmouth - 1 £40,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £40,000 -
Caerphilly - 1 £44,500 - 1
South Wales - 1 £44,500 - 1

UNIX Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 72 (100.00%) UNIX
2 41 (56.94%) IBM
3 40 (55.56%) Solaris
3 40 (55.56%) Retail
4 38 (52.78%) Banking
5 35 (48.61%) Asset Management
5 35 (48.61%) Process Management
6 31 (43.06%) Veritas
7 27 (37.50%) Oracle
7 27 (37.50%) Data Centre
8 25 (34.72%) Change Management
9 24 (33.33%) SAN
9 24 (33.33%) AIX
10 23 (31.94%) Red Hat
11 21 (29.17%) Linux
12 20 (27.78%) Sun
12 20 (27.78%) Hitachi
12 20 (27.78%) LPAR
13 19 (26.39%) Tivoli
14 18 (25.00%) BMC
15 17 (23.61%) Samba
15 17 (23.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 17 (23.61%) Capacity Planning
16 15 (20.83%) Patch Management
16 15 (20.83%) NFS
17 13 (18.06%) HP
17 13 (18.06%) VMware
18 12 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 12 (16.67%) HPUX
19 11 (15.28%) Clustering

UNIX Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 10 (13.89%) Apache
2 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.39%) ColdFusion
2 1 (1.39%) JBoss
2 1 (1.39%) IBM Notes
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (33.33%) SAN
2 9 (12.50%) Internet
3 8 (11.11%) Firewall
3 8 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.78%) DNS
4 2 (2.78%) LDAP
4 2 (2.78%) LAN
4 2 (2.78%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.17%) DB2
2 1 (1.39%) Informix
2 1 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.39%) MaxDB
2 1 (1.39%) MySQL
General
1 40 (55.56%) Retail
2 38 (52.78%) Banking
3 3 (4.17%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.94%) RESTful
2 2 (2.78%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 27 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 20 (27.78%) LPAR
3 11 (15.28%) Clustering
4 3 (4.17%) HACMP
5 2 (2.78%) HP Superdome
5 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.78%) Derivative
6 1 (1.39%) Celerra
6 1 (1.39%) DataPower
6 1 (1.39%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.39%) Replication
6 1 (1.39%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 72 (100.00%) UNIX
2 40 (55.56%) Solaris
3 24 (33.33%) AIX
4 21 (29.17%) Linux
5 12 (16.67%) HPUX
5 12 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (8.33%) SUSE
7 3 (4.17%) Windows
8 2 (2.78%) Debian
8 2 (2.78%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.39%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (48.61%) Process Management
1 35 (48.61%) Asset Management
2 25 (34.72%) Change Management
3 17 (23.61%) Capacity Planning
4 15 (20.83%) Patch Management
5 7 (9.72%) ITIL
6 5 (6.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.56%) Migration
8 2 (2.78%) Business Continuity
8 2 (2.78%) Data Migration
8 2 (2.78%) High Availability
8 2 (2.78%) Data Management
8 2 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.78%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (1.39%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.39%) Time Management
9 1 (1.39%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.39%) OO
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 7 (9.72%) Perl
3 4 (5.56%) Python
4 3 (4.17%) SQL
5 2 (2.78%) sed
5 2 (2.78%) AWK
6 1 (1.39%) Ruby
6 1 (1.39%) Java
6 1 (1.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (11.11%) RHCE
2 6 (8.33%) Degree
3 5 (6.94%) SAP Certification
4 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) ISO 9001
1 5 (6.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.39%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (23.61%) Samba
1 17 (23.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 15 (20.83%) NFS
3 6 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.94%) vSphere
4 5 (6.94%) vCloud
5 2 (2.78%) PowerHA
5 2 (2.78%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 19 (26.39%) Tivoli
2 10 (13.89%) NetBackup
3 5 (6.94%) Puppet
3 5 (6.94%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (6.94%) Ansible
4 3 (4.17%) Oracle ZFS
4 3 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (4.17%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (2.78%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.39%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (1.39%) ARCserve
6 1 (1.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.39%) Legato
6 1 (1.39%) SnapMirror
6 1 (1.39%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 41 (56.94%) IBM
2 31 (43.06%) Veritas
3 27 (37.50%) Oracle
4 23 (31.94%) Red Hat
5 20 (27.78%) Hitachi
5 20 (27.78%) Sun
6 18 (25.00%) BMC
7 13 (18.06%) HP
7 13 (18.06%) VMware
8 6 (8.33%) SAP
9 5 (6.94%) Microsoft
10 3 (4.17%) Sybase
10 3 (4.17%) EMC
11 2 (2.78%) Symantec
12 1 (1.39%) Computacenter
12 1 (1.39%) NetApp
12 1 (1.39%) Lotus
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