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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Specialist
Rank 836 878 862
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Specialist 47 29 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.025% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.026% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 23 27 23
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £59,100 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.42%

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 22 May 2015 within the UK.

UNIX Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

UNIX Specialist
Top 28 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 22 May 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
(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 34 £47,500 +18.75% 1
North West - 9 £31,250 -
South Wales - 7 £45,000 -
Wales - 7 £45,000 -
Caerphilly - 7 £45,000 -
Manchester - 7 £22,500 -
London +46 6 £51,250 -24.07% 1
Scotland +25 6 £45,000 +28.57%
City of London +42 5 £52,500 -22.22% 1
South East -11 5 £47,500 +18.75%
East of England - 5 - -
West Yorkshire - 5 - -
Yorkshire - 5 - -
Cambridgeshire - 5 - -
Leeds - 5 - -
Cambridge - 5 - -
Edinburgh - 5 - -
Reading - 4 £48,750 -
Berkshire - 4 £48,750 -
East Midlands +9 2 £34,500 -
Cheshire - 2 £40,000 -
Warrington - 2 £40,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £55,000 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £34,500 -
West Midlands - 2 £55,000 -
Glasgow +4 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Hampshire -17 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Eastleigh - 1 £45,000 -

UNIX Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 81 (100.00%) UNIX
2 43 (53.09%) Solaris
2 43 (53.09%) Linux
3 36 (44.44%) AIX
4 29 (35.80%) Red Hat
5 28 (34.57%) Veritas
5 28 (34.57%) Oracle
5 28 (34.57%) IBM
5 28 (34.57%) Banking
6 25 (30.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (27.16%) Retail
8 21 (25.93%) Perl
9 19 (23.46%) TCP/IP
9 19 (23.46%) Change Management
10 18 (22.22%) SAN
11 17 (20.99%) Clustering
11 17 (20.99%) NetBackup
12 16 (19.75%) Shell Script
12 16 (19.75%) DNS
12 16 (19.75%) Apache
12 16 (19.75%) Puppet
13 15 (18.52%) LPAR
13 15 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
13 15 (18.52%) Hitachi
13 15 (18.52%) HP
13 15 (18.52%) Asset Management
13 15 (18.52%) Process Management
14 14 (17.28%) LDAP
14 14 (17.28%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (17.28%) Veritas Cluster Server

UNIX Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 16 (19.75%) Apache
2 4 (4.94%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.94%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.70%) JBoss
4 2 (2.47%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.23%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.23%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.23%) ColdFusion
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (23.46%) TCP/IP
2 18 (22.22%) SAN
3 16 (19.75%) DNS
4 14 (17.28%) LDAP
5 11 (13.58%) Firewall
6 10 (12.35%) Internet
7 4 (4.94%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.23%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.64%) MySQL
2 6 (7.41%) DB2
3 2 (2.47%) BODI
3 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.23%) MaxDB
4 1 (1.23%) Informix
Development Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 28 (34.57%) Banking
2 22 (27.16%) Retail
3 9 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (1.23%) Games
4 1 (1.23%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.17%) RESTful
2 1 (1.23%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.99%) Clustering
2 15 (18.52%) LPAR
3 14 (17.28%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (12.35%) HACMP
5 4 (4.94%) Mainframe
5 4 (4.94%) DataPower
6 2 (2.47%) Derivative
6 2 (2.47%) HP Superdome
7 1 (1.23%) Open Source
7 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.23%) Celerra
7 1 (1.23%) PKI
7 1 (1.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 81 (100.00%) UNIX
2 43 (53.09%) Solaris
2 43 (53.09%) Linux
3 36 (44.44%) AIX
4 25 (30.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (16.05%) HPUX
6 7 (8.64%) SUSE
7 4 (4.94%) Debian
7 4 (4.94%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (3.70%) Windows
9 1 (1.23%) CentOS
9 1 (1.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.46%) Change Management
2 15 (18.52%) Asset Management
2 15 (18.52%) Process Management
3 13 (16.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (11.11%) ITIL
5 6 (7.41%) Project Management
5 6 (7.41%) Incident Management
5 6 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (7.41%) DevOps
5 6 (7.41%) Performance Analysis
5 6 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (4.94%) Migration
6 4 (4.94%) Investment Management
6 4 (4.94%) Data Migration
6 4 (4.94%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (3.70%) Data Management
8 2 (2.47%) Business Continuity
8 2 (2.47%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.93%) Perl
2 16 (19.75%) Shell Script
3 13 (16.05%) Python
4 11 (13.58%) SQL
5 3 (3.70%) Java
6 2 (2.47%) AWK
6 2 (2.47%) Korn
6 2 (2.47%) sed
7 1 (1.23%) Ruby
7 1 (1.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (11.11%) RHCE
2 7 (8.64%) Degree
3 4 (4.94%) SAP Certification
4 2 (2.47%) IBM AIX Certification
4 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) ISO 9001
1 4 (4.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.70%) SLA
3 1 (1.23%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 14 (17.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 10 (12.35%) NFS
2 10 (12.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 6 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.41%) vSphere
4 5 (6.17%) vCloud
5 4 (4.94%) Sendmail
6 3 (3.70%) RACF
7 2 (2.47%) Samba
Systems Management
1 17 (20.99%) NetBackup
2 16 (19.75%) Puppet
3 15 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (6.17%) Ansible
4 5 (6.17%) BMC PATROL
4 5 (6.17%) Tivoli
5 4 (4.94%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.23%) Legato
6 1 (1.23%) Control-M
6 1 (1.23%) ARCserve
6 1 (1.23%) OpenView
Vendors
1 29 (35.80%) Red Hat
2 28 (34.57%) Veritas
2 28 (34.57%) Oracle
2 28 (34.57%) IBM
3 15 (18.52%) Hitachi
3 15 (18.52%) HP
4 11 (13.58%) VMware
4 11 (13.58%) Sun
5 9 (11.11%) Symantec
6 5 (6.17%) Dell
6 5 (6.17%) BMC
6 5 (6.17%) SAP
7 4 (4.94%) Sybase
7 4 (4.94%) Microsoft
7 4 (4.94%) EMC
8 2 (2.47%) Business Objects
8 2 (2.47%) NetApp
8 2 (2.47%) ATG
9 1 (1.23%) hybris
9 1 (1.23%) Lotus
City, London
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Salary: £52037 - £61220 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago