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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Support Engineer
Rank 863 904 906
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Support Engineer 14 54 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.051% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.053% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 12 49 62
Median salary £44,250 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.25% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,350 £20,500 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £61,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -2.77%

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
87588 102541 110850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.54% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 72774 85459 91721
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 5 December 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 5 December 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 +39 14 £44,250 -1.66% 1
London +72 5 £45,000 -30.76%
South East +57 4 £57,500 +27.77%
Berkshire +51 3 £53,750 +19.44%
Reading +36 3 £53,750 +27.97%
North West -15 2 £33,500 +8.06% 1
West Midlands - 2 £26,125 -
South West +4 1 £32,500 +58.53%
Manchester -29 1 £33,500 +8.06% 1
Warwick - 1 £23,250 -
Swindon - 1 £32,500 -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £57,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £32,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £29,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £23,250 -

Unix Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 39 (100.00%) Unix
2 34 (87.18%) Linux
3 21 (53.85%) Red Hat
4 19 (48.72%) Solaris
5 17 (43.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (33.33%) Oracle
7 12 (30.77%) ITIL
7 12 (30.77%) VMware
8 11 (28.21%) Clustering
8 11 (28.21%) AIX
8 11 (28.21%) Sun
9 10 (25.64%) Windows
9 10 (25.64%) Finance
9 10 (25.64%) Change Management
10 9 (23.08%) Perl
10 9 (23.08%) Shell Script
11 8 (20.51%) SAN
11 8 (20.51%) HP
11 8 (20.51%) EMC
11 8 (20.51%) Sybase
11 8 (20.51%) Apache
11 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (20.51%) vSphere
12 7 (17.95%) HPUX
12 7 (17.95%) SQL
12 7 (17.95%) SUSE
12 7 (17.95%) Service Delivery
13 6 (15.38%) Banking
13 6 (15.38%) Java
13 6 (15.38%) DB2

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 (20.51%) Apache
2 6 (15.38%) IIS
3 2 (5.13%) Alfresco
3 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) SAN
2 4 (10.26%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (10.26%) FWSM
2 4 (10.26%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (10.26%) Network Security
2 4 (10.26%) snoop
2 4 (10.26%) tcpdump
2 4 (10.26%) Wireshark
3 3 (7.69%) DNS
3 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.13%) Firewall
4 2 (5.13%) LAN
4 2 (5.13%) LDAP
4 2 (5.13%) NAS
4 2 (5.13%) NetScaler
4 2 (5.13%) VLAN
4 2 (5.13%) WAN
5 1 (2.56%) IPsec
5 1 (2.56%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) DB2
1 6 (15.38%) MySQL
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.56%) UniData
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Banking
3 5 (12.82%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.56%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) XML
2 4 (10.26%) HTML
3 3 (7.69%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (5.13%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (2.56%) .NET
5 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.56%) RESTful
5 1 (2.56%) Spring
5 1 (2.56%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Clustering
2 5 (12.82%) Replication
3 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.13%) EMC VNX
3 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.56%) Equities
4 1 (2.56%) PACS
4 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Unix
2 34 (87.18%) Linux
3 19 (48.72%) Solaris
4 17 (43.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (28.21%) AIX
6 10 (25.64%) Windows
7 7 (17.95%) HPUX
7 7 (17.95%) SUSE
8 4 (10.26%) CentOS
8 4 (10.26%) Windows Server
9 3 (7.69%) Debian
9 3 (7.69%) Ubuntu
10 2 (5.13%) Mac OS X
10 2 (5.13%) NetWare
10 2 (5.13%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
11 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
11 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) ITIL
2 10 (25.64%) Change Management
3 7 (17.95%) Service Delivery
4 6 (15.38%) Problem Management
5 5 (12.82%) Quality Management
6 4 (10.26%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 4 (10.26%) Trend Analysis
6 4 (10.26%) Web Development
7 3 (7.69%) Capacity Management
7 3 (7.69%) Incident Management
7 3 (7.69%) QMS
8 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.13%) BCP
8 2 (5.13%) Business Continuity
8 2 (5.13%) DevOps
8 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (5.13%) Document Management
8 2 (5.13%) Network Management
8 2 (5.13%) Service Management
8 2 (5.13%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) Perl
1 9 (23.08%) Shell Script
2 7 (17.95%) SQL
3 6 (15.38%) Java
4 5 (12.82%) C
4 5 (12.82%) PowerShell
5 3 (7.69%) Python
6 2 (5.13%) PHP
7 1 (2.56%) C#
7 1 (2.56%) VB
7 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
1 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
1 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (20.51%) vSphere
2 4 (10.26%) Firmware
2 4 (10.26%) iptables
2 4 (10.26%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (5.13%) XenApp
5 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.56%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Puppet
2 3 (7.69%) Nagios
3 2 (5.13%) Ansible
3 2 (5.13%) EMC VPLEX
3 2 (5.13%) NetIQ Identity Manager
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (5.13%) Simpana
3 2 (5.13%) yum
4 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.56%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.56%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.56%) Legato
4 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.56%) SCCM
4 1 (2.56%) SCOM
4 1 (2.56%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.56%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (53.85%) Red Hat
2 13 (33.33%) Oracle
3 12 (30.77%) VMware
4 11 (28.21%) Sun
5 8 (20.51%) EMC
5 8 (20.51%) HP
5 8 (20.51%) Sybase
6 5 (12.82%) Hitachi
7 4 (10.26%) Cisco
7 4 (10.26%) Egenera
7 4 (10.26%) F5
7 4 (10.26%) Foundry
7 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
8 3 (7.69%) 3PAR
8 3 (7.69%) CommVault
8 3 (7.69%) ServiceNow
9 2 (5.13%) Brocade
9 2 (5.13%) Citrix
9 2 (5.13%) Google
9 2 (5.13%) NetApp
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