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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Specialist
Rank 839 904 886
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Specialist 51 29 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.024% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.026% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 31 27 17
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year
- -4.19%

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
104696 113578 106402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.59% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85538 92124 88516
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% 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 24 April 2015 within the UK.

UNIX Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

UNIX Specialist
Top 30 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 24 April 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 +24 38 £42,500 +6.25% 3
South East +1 8 £47,500 +18.75%
London +34 7 £51,250 -26.78%
Caerphilly - 7 £45,000 -
South Wales - 7 £45,000 -
Wales - 7 £45,000 -
North West - 7 £40,000 - 1
City of London - 6 £52,500 -
Scotland +22 5 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Manchester - 5 £22,500 - 1
Reading - 4 £48,750 -
Berkshire - 4 £48,750 -
Edinburgh - 4 - - 1
Leeds - 4 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 4 - - 1
Yorkshire - 4 - - 1
East Midlands +20 3 £34,000 -
South West -18 3 £32,500 -
Hampshire -22 3 £25,000 -37.50%
Cambridgeshire - 3 - - 1
Birmingham - 3 £55,000 -
Cambridge - 3 - - 1
Northamptonshire - 3 £34,000 -
Somerset - 3 £32,500 -
East of England - 3 - - 1
West Midlands - 3 £55,000 -
Fareham - 2 £25,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £40,000 -
Warrington - 2 £40,000 -
Yeovil - 2 £32,500 -

UNIX Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 85 (100.00%) UNIX
2 52 (61.18%) Linux
3 45 (52.94%) Solaris
4 39 (45.88%) AIX
5 36 (42.35%) Red Hat
6 32 (37.65%) Oracle
7 30 (35.29%) Veritas
8 27 (31.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 26 (30.59%) Banking
10 25 (29.41%) IBM
10 25 (29.41%) Apache
11 21 (24.71%) NetBackup
12 20 (23.53%) DNS
12 20 (23.53%) Shell Script
13 19 (22.35%) TCP/IP
13 19 (22.35%) Perl
13 19 (22.35%) Retail
14 18 (21.18%) Analytical Skills
15 17 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 17 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
15 17 (20.00%) Clustering
15 17 (20.00%) LDAP
16 16 (18.82%) HPUX
16 16 (18.82%) Change Management
16 16 (18.82%) Firewall
17 15 (17.65%) HP
17 15 (17.65%) SAN
18 14 (16.47%) VMware
18 14 (16.47%) Puppet
19 13 (15.29%) Opscode Chef

UNIX Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 25 (29.41%) Apache
2 9 (10.59%) Tomcat
3 6 (7.06%) Apache Solr
4 4 (4.71%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.53%) JBoss
6 2 (2.35%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.18%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.18%) ColdFusion
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (23.53%) DNS
2 19 (22.35%) TCP/IP
3 17 (20.00%) LDAP
4 16 (18.82%) Firewall
5 15 (17.65%) SAN
6 9 (10.59%) Internet
7 7 (8.24%) Kerberos
8 6 (7.06%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.12%) MySQL
2 6 (7.06%) DB2
3 2 (2.35%) BODI
3 2 (2.35%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.18%) MaxDB
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.18%) Informix
Development Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 26 (30.59%) Banking
2 19 (22.35%) Retail
3 10 (11.76%) Finance
4 2 (2.35%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.18%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.53%) RESTful
2 1 (1.18%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.18%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (20.00%) Clustering
3 12 (14.12%) LPAR
4 10 (11.76%) HACMP
5 4 (4.71%) Mainframe
5 4 (4.71%) DataPower
6 2 (2.35%) HP Superdome
7 1 (1.18%) Open Source
7 1 (1.18%) Replication
7 1 (1.18%) Derivative
7 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.18%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 85 (100.00%) UNIX
2 52 (61.18%) Linux
3 45 (52.94%) Solaris
4 39 (45.88%) AIX
5 27 (31.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (18.82%) HPUX
7 7 (8.24%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (7.06%) SUSE
9 4 (4.71%) Debian
10 2 (2.35%) Windows
11 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 16 (18.82%) Change Management
3 12 (14.12%) Process Management
3 12 (14.12%) Asset Management
4 9 (10.59%) ITIL
5 6 (7.06%) Project Management
5 6 (7.06%) Incident Management
5 6 (7.06%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (7.06%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (7.06%) Performance Analysis
5 6 (7.06%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (7.06%) DevOps
6 4 (4.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (4.71%) Data Migration
6 4 (4.71%) Investment Management
6 4 (4.71%) Migration
7 3 (3.53%) Data Management
7 3 (3.53%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.35%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (2.35%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 20 (23.53%) Shell Script
2 19 (22.35%) Perl
3 12 (14.12%) SQL
3 12 (14.12%) Python
4 3 (3.53%) Java
5 2 (2.35%) Korn
6 1 (1.18%) sed
6 1 (1.18%) AWK
6 1 (1.18%) Ruby
6 1 (1.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (10.59%) RHCE
2 5 (5.88%) Degree
3 4 (4.71%) SAP Certification
4 2 (2.35%) IBM AIX Certification
4 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.71%) ISO 9001
3 3 (3.53%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 10 (11.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 10 (11.76%) NFS
3 9 (10.59%) vSphere
4 8 (9.41%) Sendmail
5 4 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (3.53%) RACF
6 3 (3.53%) vCloud
7 2 (2.35%) Samba
Systems Management
1 21 (24.71%) NetBackup
2 14 (16.47%) Puppet
3 13 (15.29%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (5.88%) Tivoli
4 5 (5.88%) BMC PATROL
5 4 (4.71%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (3.53%) Ansible
7 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.18%) OpenView
7 1 (1.18%) Legato
7 1 (1.18%) Control-M
7 1 (1.18%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 36 (42.35%) Red Hat
2 32 (37.65%) Oracle
3 30 (35.29%) Veritas
4 25 (29.41%) IBM
5 15 (17.65%) HP
6 14 (16.47%) VMware
7 12 (14.12%) Hitachi
8 10 (11.76%) Sun
9 9 (10.59%) Symantec
10 6 (7.06%) hybris
11 5 (5.88%) SAP
11 5 (5.88%) Dell
11 5 (5.88%) BMC
12 4 (4.71%) EMC
12 4 (4.71%) Microsoft
12 4 (4.71%) Sybase
13 2 (2.35%) Business Objects
13 2 (2.35%) ATG
13 2 (2.35%) NetApp
14 1 (1.18%) Lotus
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
University of Cambridge
Posted: 18 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 27 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 27 days ago
Leeds
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 27 days ago