The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Unix Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Support Engineer
Rank 871 942 919
Rank change year-on-year
+71 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Support Engineer 28 35 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.032% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.033% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 27 29 56
Median salary £45,000 £31,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+45.16% -31.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £20,000 £30,050
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £23,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+82.79% -45.29%

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
92868 105229 112076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 78150 87307 90374
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Unix Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Unix Support Engineer in the job title.

Unix Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Unix Support Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unix Support Engineer within the UK.

Unix Support Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Unix Support Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unix Support Engineer over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 within the UK.

Unix Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Unix Support Engineer
Top 20 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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 +67 27 £45,000 +9.09% 3
South East +29 10 £45,000 +12.50%
Reading +15 10 £45,000 +12.50%
Berkshire +13 10 £45,000 +12.50%
London +39 5 £57,500 +9.52% 2
North West +18 4 £33,250 +38.54% 1
Manchester -6 4 £33,250 +25.47% 1
Yorkshire - 4 £38,750 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £35,000 -
North East - 3 £35,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £35,000 -
Stockport +3 2 £33,250 +10.83% 1
Harrogate - 2 £42,500 -
Leeds - 2 £32,750 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £42,500 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £32,750 -
Borehamwood - 1 £45,000 -
Watford - 1 £45,000 -
East of England - 1 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £45,000 -

Unix Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, Unix Support Engineer 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 49 (100.00%) Unix
2 35 (71.43%) Linux
3 24 (48.98%) Solaris
4 18 (36.73%) Red Hat
5 16 (32.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (30.61%) AIX
7 14 (28.57%) Sun
8 12 (24.49%) SAN
8 12 (24.49%) ITIL
9 11 (22.45%) Windows
10 10 (20.41%) Clustering
11 9 (18.37%) Oracle
11 9 (18.37%) Perl
11 9 (18.37%) SLA
11 9 (18.37%) Shell Script
11 9 (18.37%) Windows Server
12 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
12 8 (16.33%) HPUX
12 8 (16.33%) Apache
12 8 (16.33%) Service Delivery
12 8 (16.33%) VMware
13 7 (14.29%) Change Management
13 7 (14.29%) Replication
13 7 (14.29%) Java
13 7 (14.29%) Sybase
13 7 (14.29%) EMC
13 7 (14.29%) Problem Management
14 6 (12.24%) Incident Management
14 6 (12.24%) HP
14 6 (12.24%) Hitachi

Unix Support Engineer 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 8 (16.33%) Apache
2 6 (12.24%) IIS
3 4 (8.16%) Documentum
4 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.04%) Alfresco
5 1 (2.04%) CMS
5 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.49%) SAN
2 5 (10.20%) Firewall
2 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.16%) FTP
3 4 (8.16%) Network Security
4 3 (6.12%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (6.12%) DNS
4 3 (6.12%) FWSM
4 3 (6.12%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (6.12%) LAN
4 3 (6.12%) NAS
4 3 (6.12%) snoop
4 3 (6.12%) tcpdump
4 3 (6.12%) WAN
4 3 (6.12%) Wireshark
5 2 (4.08%) LDAP
5 2 (4.08%) VLAN
6 1 (2.04%) DHCP
6 1 (2.04%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) DB2
1 6 (12.24%) MySQL
2 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Financial Institution
3 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.08%) German Language
4 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.08%) Publishing
5 1 (2.04%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) FIX Protocol
1 4 (8.16%) HTML
1 4 (8.16%) XML
2 3 (6.12%) Regular Expression
3 2 (4.08%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (2.04%) .NET
4 1 (2.04%) CSS
4 1 (2.04%) Software Packaging
4 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Clustering
2 7 (14.29%) Replication
3 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.04%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.04%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Unix
2 35 (71.43%) Linux
3 24 (48.98%) Solaris
4 16 (32.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (30.61%) AIX
6 11 (22.45%) Windows
7 9 (18.37%) Windows Server
8 8 (16.33%) HPUX
9 6 (12.24%) SUSE
10 4 (8.16%) CentOS
11 2 (4.08%) IRIX
11 2 (4.08%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (2.04%) Mac OS
12 1 (2.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
12 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) ITIL
2 8 (16.33%) Service Delivery
3 7 (14.29%) Change Management
3 7 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 6 (12.24%) Incident Management
5 4 (8.16%) QMS
5 4 (8.16%) Quality Management
5 4 (8.16%) Workflow
6 3 (6.12%) Capacity Management
6 3 (6.12%) DevOps
6 3 (6.12%) Trend Analysis
6 3 (6.12%) Web Development
7 2 (4.08%) BCP
7 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.08%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (4.08%) Security Hardening
7 2 (4.08%) Service Management
7 2 (4.08%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.04%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.04%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.37%) Perl
1 9 (18.37%) Shell Script
2 7 (14.29%) Java
3 6 (12.24%) C
4 5 (10.20%) SQL
5 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.12%) Python
6 2 (4.08%) PHP
7 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.04%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.37%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) vSphere
2 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.12%) Firmware
3 3 (6.12%) iptables
3 3 (6.12%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.08%) PowerHA
4 2 (4.08%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.04%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) Puppet
2 2 (4.08%) Ansible
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (4.08%) yum
3 1 (2.04%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (2.04%) Nagios
3 1 (2.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (36.73%) Red Hat
2 14 (28.57%) Sun
3 9 (18.37%) Oracle
4 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (16.33%) VMware
5 7 (14.29%) EMC
5 7 (14.29%) Sybase
6 6 (12.24%) Hitachi
6 6 (12.24%) HP
7 5 (10.20%) Cisco
8 4 (8.16%) ServiceNow
9 3 (6.12%) Egenera
9 3 (6.12%) F5
9 3 (6.12%) Foundry
10 2 (4.08%) 3PAR
10 2 (4.08%) Brocade
10 2 (4.08%) CheckPoint
10 2 (4.08%) Juniper
10 2 (4.08%) Sophos
11 1 (2.04%) NetApp
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 days ago