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

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Specialist
Rank 871 920 854
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -66
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Specialist 26 11 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.009% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.010% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 26
Average salary £31,250 £53,500 £40,995
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.58% +30.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £43,500 £27,848
10% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £70,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,250 £41,250 £40,995
% change year-on-year
-24.24% +0.62%

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
103565 111264 102717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.32%
Number of salaries quoted 85635 90957 85091
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 27 July 2015 within the UK.

UNIX Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

UNIX Specialist
Top 19 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 July 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 +52 20 £31,250 -42.39% 3
North West - 8 £22,500 - 1
Manchester - 8 £22,500 - 1
Scotland +20 6 - -
London +18 6 - - 1
City of London +17 6 - -
Edinburgh - 6 - -
Cambridge - 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 - - 1
Nottinghamshire - 2 - - 1
East of England - 2 - -
West Yorkshire +12 1 - -
Leeds +2 1 - -
Yorkshire 0 1 - -
South East - 1 £40,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £40,000 -
Portsmouth - 1 £40,000 -

UNIX Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 76 (100.00%) UNIX
2 43 (56.58%) Solaris
3 38 (50.00%) IBM
4 37 (48.68%) Retail
5 36 (47.37%) Banking
6 34 (44.74%) Oracle
7 32 (42.11%) Veritas
8 30 (39.47%) Process Management
8 30 (39.47%) Asset Management
9 27 (35.53%) AIX
10 26 (34.21%) Linux
11 24 (31.58%) Red Hat
12 22 (28.95%) Data Centre
13 21 (27.63%) Tivoli
13 21 (27.63%) Sun
14 20 (26.32%) BMC
15 19 (25.00%) SAN
15 19 (25.00%) Change Management
16 17 (22.37%) Samba
16 17 (22.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 17 (22.37%) Capacity Planning
17 15 (19.74%) LPAR
17 15 (19.74%) Hitachi
17 15 (19.74%) NFS
17 15 (19.74%) Patch Management
18 13 (17.11%) HPUX
18 13 (17.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 12 (15.79%) HP
20 11 (14.47%) VMware
21 10 (13.16%) Clustering

UNIX Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 9 (11.84%) Apache
2 4 (5.26%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.95%) JBoss
3 3 (3.95%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.63%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.32%) ColdFusion
5 1 (1.32%) IBM Notes
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (25.00%) SAN
2 10 (13.16%) Internet
3 8 (10.53%) Firewall
4 7 (9.21%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.26%) DNS
6 2 (2.63%) LDAP
6 2 (2.63%) LAN
6 2 (2.63%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.89%) DB2
2 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.32%) MaxDB
3 1 (1.32%) Informix
3 1 (1.32%) MySQL
General
1 37 (48.68%) Retail
2 36 (47.37%) Banking
3 3 (3.95%) Finance
4 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.58%) RESTful
2 1 (1.32%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 22 (28.95%) Data Centre
2 15 (19.74%) LPAR
3 10 (13.16%) Clustering
4 3 (3.95%) HACMP
5 2 (2.63%) HP Superdome
5 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.63%) Derivative
6 1 (1.32%) Celerra
6 1 (1.32%) DataPower
6 1 (1.32%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.32%) Replication
6 1 (1.32%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 76 (100.00%) UNIX
2 43 (56.58%) Solaris
3 27 (35.53%) AIX
4 26 (34.21%) Linux
5 13 (17.11%) HPUX
5 13 (17.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (9.21%) SUSE
7 3 (3.95%) Debian
7 3 (3.95%) Windows
8 2 (2.63%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.32%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (39.47%) Process Management
1 30 (39.47%) Asset Management
2 19 (25.00%) Change Management
3 17 (22.37%) Capacity Planning
4 15 (19.74%) Patch Management
5 8 (10.53%) ITIL
6 5 (6.58%) Migration
6 5 (6.58%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.95%) Data Management
8 3 (3.95%) Data Migration
9 2 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (2.63%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (2.63%) DevOps
9 2 (2.63%) Performance Management
9 2 (2.63%) High Availability
9 2 (2.63%) Business Continuity
10 1 (1.32%) OO
10 1 (1.32%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.16%) Perl
2 8 (10.53%) Shell Script
3 7 (9.21%) SQL
4 4 (5.26%) Python
5 3 (3.95%) Java
6 2 (2.63%) AWK
6 2 (2.63%) Korn
6 2 (2.63%) sed
7 1 (1.32%) Ruby
7 1 (1.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (9.21%) RHCE
2 6 (7.89%) Degree
3 4 (5.26%) SAP Certification
4 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) ISO 9001
1 4 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.95%) SLA
3 1 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 17 (22.37%) Samba
1 17 (22.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 15 (19.74%) NFS
3 6 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.58%) vSphere
4 5 (6.58%) vCloud
5 2 (2.63%) PowerHA
5 2 (2.63%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 21 (27.63%) Tivoli
2 9 (11.84%) NetBackup
3 5 (6.58%) Puppet
3 5 (6.58%) BMC PATROL
3 5 (6.58%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (6.58%) Ansible
3 5 (6.58%) Oracle ZFS
4 4 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.32%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (1.32%) ARCserve
6 1 (1.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.32%) Legato
6 1 (1.32%) SnapMirror
6 1 (1.32%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 38 (50.00%) IBM
2 34 (44.74%) Oracle
3 32 (42.11%) Veritas
4 24 (31.58%) Red Hat
5 21 (27.63%) Sun
6 20 (26.32%) BMC
7 15 (19.74%) Hitachi
8 12 (15.79%) HP
9 11 (14.47%) VMware
10 5 (6.58%) SAP
11 4 (5.26%) EMC
11 4 (5.26%) Sybase
11 4 (5.26%) Microsoft
12 3 (3.95%) Symantec
13 2 (2.63%) ATG
14 1 (1.32%) Lotus
14 1 (1.32%) Computacenter
14 1 (1.32%) Business Objects
14 1 (1.32%) NetApp
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London
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