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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Support Engineer
Rank 896 948 911
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Support Engineer 31 36 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.033% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.034% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 31 25 59
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,150 £21,000 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £56,350 £55,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £28,250 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+23.89% -21.52%

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
94503 106017 112388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.30% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 79488 87462 91612
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 27 July 2016 within the UK.

Unix Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Unix Support Engineer
Top 24 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 27 July 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 +27 31 £42,500 - 4
Berkshire +11 9 £45,000 +12.50% 2
South East +7 9 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Reading +18 7 £45,000 +12.50% 2
London +34 5 £57,500 +9.52%
North West +16 5 £33,000 +24.52% 2
Manchester +11 5 £33,000 +24.52% 2
Tyne and Wear - 4 £35,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £35,000 -
Yorkshire - 4 £38,750 -
East of England - 4 £42,500 -
North East - 4 £35,000 -
Stockport +1 2 £33,250 +10.83% 1
Harrogate - 2 £42,500 -
Ipswich - 2 £35,000 -
Leeds - 2 £32,750 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £42,500 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £32,750 -
Suffolk - 2 £35,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £42,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £45,000 -
Bedford - 1 £42,500 -
Borehamwood - 1 £45,000 -
Watford - 1 £45,000 -

Unix Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 52 (100.00%) Unix
2 38 (73.08%) Linux
3 21 (40.38%) Solaris
4 15 (28.85%) AIX
4 15 (28.85%) Red Hat
5 13 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (23.08%) Sun
6 12 (23.08%) SAN
6 12 (23.08%) Windows
6 12 (23.08%) ITIL
7 11 (21.15%) SLA
8 10 (19.23%) Replication
8 10 (19.23%) Windows Server
9 9 (17.31%) Shell Script
9 9 (17.31%) SQL
9 9 (17.31%) Oracle
10 8 (15.38%) MySQL
10 8 (15.38%) HPUX
10 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
10 8 (15.38%) Finance
10 8 (15.38%) Incident Management
11 7 (13.46%) Clustering
11 7 (13.46%) EMC
11 7 (13.46%) Sybase
11 7 (13.46%) DB2
11 7 (13.46%) Perl
12 6 (11.54%) C
12 6 (11.54%) Apache
12 6 (11.54%) Hitachi
12 6 (11.54%) Service Delivery

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 6 (11.54%) Apache
2 4 (7.69%) Documentum
2 4 (7.69%) IIS
3 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.92%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.92%) CMS
4 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.08%) SAN
2 5 (9.62%) Firewall
2 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.69%) FTP
4 3 (5.77%) LAN
4 3 (5.77%) NAS
4 3 (5.77%) Network Security
4 3 (5.77%) WAN
5 2 (3.85%) DNS
5 2 (3.85%) LDAP
5 2 (3.85%) VLAN
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.92%) Internet
6 1 (1.92%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.92%) IPsec
6 1 (1.92%) snoop
6 1 (1.92%) SSH
6 1 (1.92%) tcpdump
6 1 (1.92%) VPN
6 1 (1.92%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) MySQL
2 7 (13.46%) DB2
3 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 8 (15.38%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Banking
3 3 (5.77%) Financial Institution
3 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.85%) German Language
4 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.85%) Publishing
5 1 (1.92%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (5.77%) Regular Expression
3 2 (3.85%) HTML
3 2 (3.85%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (3.85%) XML
4 1 (1.92%) .NET
4 1 (1.92%) CSS
4 1 (1.92%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Replication
2 7 (13.46%) Clustering
3 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.92%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.92%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.92%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 52 (100.00%) Unix
2 38 (73.08%) Linux
3 21 (40.38%) Solaris
4 15 (28.85%) AIX
5 13 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (23.08%) Windows
7 10 (19.23%) Windows Server
8 8 (15.38%) HPUX
9 6 (11.54%) SUSE
10 4 (7.69%) CentOS
11 2 (3.85%) IRIX
11 2 (3.85%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (1.92%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.08%) ITIL
2 8 (15.38%) Incident Management
3 6 (11.54%) Service Delivery
4 5 (9.62%) Change Management
4 5 (9.62%) Problem Management
5 4 (7.69%) QMS
5 4 (7.69%) Quality Management
5 4 (7.69%) Workflow
6 3 (5.77%) DevOps
7 2 (3.85%) BCP
7 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.85%) Capacity Management
7 2 (3.85%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (3.85%) Security Hardening
7 2 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (3.85%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (1.92%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.92%) Content Management
8 1 (1.92%) Service Management
8 1 (1.92%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.31%) Shell Script
1 9 (17.31%) SQL
2 7 (13.46%) Perl
3 6 (11.54%) C
4 5 (9.62%) Java
5 3 (5.77%) Python
6 2 (3.85%) PHP
7 1 (1.92%) Assembly Language
7 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.92%) COBOL
7 1 (1.92%) Korn
7 1 (1.92%) PL/1
7 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.92%) REXX
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) CEH
2 2 (3.85%) CISSP
2 2 (3.85%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (21.15%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) vSphere
2 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.85%) PowerHA
2 2 (3.85%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.92%) Firmware
3 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.92%) iptables
3 1 (1.92%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) Puppet
2 2 (3.85%) Ansible
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (3.85%) yum
3 1 (1.92%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.92%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (28.85%) Red Hat
2 12 (23.08%) Sun
3 9 (17.31%) Oracle
4 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 7 (13.46%) EMC
5 7 (13.46%) Sybase
6 6 (11.54%) Hitachi
7 5 (9.62%) VMware
8 4 (7.69%) HP
8 4 (7.69%) ServiceNow
9 3 (5.77%) Cisco
10 2 (3.85%) 3PAR
10 2 (3.85%) Brocade
10 2 (3.85%) CheckPoint
10 2 (3.85%) Juniper
10 2 (3.85%) Sophos
11 1 (1.92%) Egenera
11 1 (1.92%) F5
11 1 (1.92%) Foundry
11 1 (1.92%) Opsware
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