The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX Support Engineer 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 Support Engineer
Rank 872 899 879
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Support Engineer 18 34 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.028% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.030% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 15 29 25
Average salary £40,000 £34,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% -13.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £29,490 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £52,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £34,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -13.75%

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 Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing UNIX Support Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 24 April 2015 within the UK.

UNIX Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

UNIX Support Engineer
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX Support Engineer 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
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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 +1 18 £40,000 +15.94% 1
South West - 7 £40,000 -
London +34 5 £46,750 +55.83%
Bristol - 5 £40,000 -
South East +17 4 £35,000 +7.69%
Hampshire - 4 £35,000 -
City of London +36 3 - -
Yeovil - 2 £32,500 -
Somerset - 2 £32,500 -
Southampton - 2 £45,000 -
Fareham - 2 £25,000 -
Stockport +2 1 £31,500 -7.35% 1
Manchester 0 1 £31,500 -8.69% 1
Yorkshire -1 1 £31,500 +14.75%
North West -7 1 £31,500 -8.69% 1
Leeds - 1 £31,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £31,500 -

UNIX Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited UNIX Support Engineer 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 46 (100.00%) UNIX
2 26 (56.52%) Linux
3 25 (54.35%) Solaris
4 19 (41.30%) Perl
4 19 (41.30%) Red Hat
5 18 (39.13%) Internet
6 17 (36.96%) SAN
6 17 (36.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (34.78%) Oracle
8 14 (30.43%) HP
8 14 (30.43%) Nagios
8 14 (30.43%) Degree
8 14 (30.43%) NetBackup
9 13 (28.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 13 (28.26%) Load Balancing
9 13 (28.26%) Brocade
9 13 (28.26%) Bash Shell
9 13 (28.26%) NetApp
9 13 (28.26%) CA
9 13 (28.26%) LDAP
10 12 (26.09%) HTTP
10 12 (26.09%) Sun
10 12 (26.09%) AIX
11 11 (23.91%) DNS
11 11 (23.91%) Capacity Planning
12 10 (21.74%) Release Management
12 10 (21.74%) Finance
12 10 (21.74%) Veritas
13 9 (19.57%) RHCE
13 9 (19.57%) IPv4

UNIX Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited UNIX Support Engineer 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (19.57%) Tomcat
2 7 (15.22%) Apache
3 5 (10.87%) WebLogic
4 4 (8.70%) JBoss
5 3 (6.52%) WebSphere
5 3 (6.52%) GlassFish
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (39.13%) Internet
2 17 (36.96%) SAN
3 13 (28.26%) LDAP
4 12 (26.09%) HTTP
5 11 (23.91%) DNS
6 9 (19.57%) SSL
6 9 (19.57%) IPv4
7 7 (15.22%) DHCP
8 3 (6.52%) LAN
8 3 (6.52%) WAN
9 2 (4.35%) VPN
9 2 (4.35%) Firewall
10 1 (2.17%) iSCSI
10 1 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) MySQL
1 3 (6.52%) DB2
1 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.52%) French Language
3 2 (4.35%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) Middleware
2 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Clustering
2 3 (6.52%) PKI
2 3 (6.52%) Hedge funds
3 2 (4.35%) Digital Media
3 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.35%) Open Source
3 2 (4.35%) HACMP
4 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) UNIX
2 26 (56.52%) Linux
3 25 (54.35%) Solaris
4 17 (36.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (26.09%) AIX
6 8 (17.39%) Windows
7 4 (8.70%) HPUX
8 3 (6.52%) IRIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 13 (28.26%) Load Balancing
2 11 (23.91%) Capacity Planning
3 10 (21.74%) Release Management
4 8 (17.39%) ITIL
5 7 (15.22%) Capacity Management
5 7 (15.22%) Kernel Tuning
6 3 (6.52%) Change Control
6 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.52%) Mobile Commerce
6 3 (6.52%) Resource Management
7 2 (4.35%) Lean Six Sigma
7 2 (4.35%) Product Management
7 2 (4.35%) Service Management
7 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.35%) Six Sigma
7 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.35%) Workflow
7 2 (4.35%) DevOps
8 1 (2.17%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (41.30%) Perl
2 13 (28.26%) Bash Shell
3 9 (19.57%) Java
4 7 (15.22%) Bourne shell
5 6 (13.04%) Python
6 5 (10.87%) Shell Script
6 5 (10.87%) SQL
7 3 (6.52%) Objective-C
8 2 (4.35%) Korn
Qualifications
1 14 (30.43%) Degree
2 9 (19.57%) RHCE
3 7 (15.22%) NCDA
4 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.35%) IBM AIX Certification
5 1 (2.17%) Sun Certification
5 1 (2.17%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.57%) SLA
2 4 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 7 (15.22%) Oracle RAC
1 7 (15.22%) NFS
2 6 (13.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (6.52%) Squid
4 2 (4.35%) GPFS
5 1 (2.17%) vSphere
5 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (30.43%) Nagios
1 14 (30.43%) NetBackup
2 7 (15.22%) yum
2 7 (15.22%) Puppet
3 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 19 (41.30%) Red Hat
2 16 (34.78%) Oracle
3 14 (30.43%) HP
4 13 (28.26%) CA
4 13 (28.26%) NetApp
4 13 (28.26%) Brocade
5 12 (26.09%) Sun
6 10 (21.74%) Veritas
7 7 (15.22%) VMware
8 4 (8.70%) ATG
9 3 (6.52%) Hitachi
10 2 (4.35%) IBM
10 2 (4.35%) ServiceNow
11 1 (2.17%) Symantec
11 1 (2.17%) Citrix
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