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 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Support Engineer
Rank 894 931 891
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Support Engineer 16 35 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.032% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.033% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 14 34 65
Median salary £46,000 £31,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+48.38% -31.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £27,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+63.63% -31.25%

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
91699 105420 108853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.25% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76674 87821 88006
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 September 2016 within the UK.

Unix Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Unix Support Engineer
Top 14 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 September 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 +41 15 £51,750 +34.41% 3
South East +49 8 £60,000 +42.85%
Berkshire +37 8 £60,000 +42.85%
Reading +24 8 £60,000 +42.85%
London +55 4 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Yorkshire +17 1 £42,500 +14.86%
East of England +16 1 £45,000 -9.09%
Manchester -12 1 £33,500 +8.06% 2
North West -14 1 £33,500 +9.83% 2
Borehamwood - 1 £45,000 -
Watford - 1 £45,000 -
Harrogate - 1 £42,500 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £42,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £45,000 -

Unix Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 46 (100.00%) Unix
2 35 (76.09%) Linux
3 26 (56.52%) Solaris
4 20 (43.48%) Red Hat
5 18 (39.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (32.61%) Sun
6 15 (32.61%) AIX
7 12 (26.09%) SAN
7 12 (26.09%) Clustering
8 11 (23.91%) VMware
8 11 (23.91%) ITIL
9 10 (21.74%) Perl
10 9 (19.57%) Windows
10 9 (19.57%) Oracle
10 9 (19.57%) Shell Script
10 9 (19.57%) Service Delivery
11 8 (17.39%) Change Management
11 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
11 8 (17.39%) HPUX
11 8 (17.39%) Apache
12 7 (15.22%) Windows Server
12 7 (15.22%) Problem Management
12 7 (15.22%) Sybase
12 7 (15.22%) HP
13 6 (13.04%) SUSE
13 6 (13.04%) Replication
13 6 (13.04%) EMC
13 6 (13.04%) SLA
13 6 (13.04%) Cisco
13 6 (13.04%) 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 (17.39%) Apache
2 5 (10.87%) IIS
3 3 (6.52%) Documentum
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.09%) SAN
2 5 (10.87%) Firewall
2 5 (10.87%) Network Security
2 5 (10.87%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (8.70%) FWSM
3 4 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (8.70%) snoop
3 4 (8.70%) tcpdump
3 4 (8.70%) Wireshark
4 3 (6.52%) DNS
4 3 (6.52%) FTP
4 3 (6.52%) LAN
4 3 (6.52%) NAS
4 3 (6.52%) WAN
5 2 (4.35%) LDAP
5 2 (4.35%) VLAN
6 1 (2.17%) Internet
6 1 (2.17%) IPsec
6 1 (2.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) DB2
2 5 (10.87%) MySQL
3 3 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Banking
3 3 (6.52%) Financial Institution
3 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.35%) German Language
4 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.35%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) HTML
1 5 (10.87%) XML
2 3 (6.52%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (6.52%) Regular Expression
3 2 (4.35%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (2.17%) CSS
4 1 (2.17%) Software Packaging
4 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) Clustering
2 6 (13.04%) Replication
3 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.17%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.17%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Unix
2 35 (76.09%) Linux
3 26 (56.52%) Solaris
4 18 (39.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (32.61%) AIX
6 9 (19.57%) Windows
7 8 (17.39%) HPUX
8 7 (15.22%) Windows Server
9 6 (13.04%) SUSE
10 4 (8.70%) CentOS
11 2 (4.35%) IRIX
11 2 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (2.17%) Mac OS
12 1 (2.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
12 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) ITIL
2 9 (19.57%) Service Delivery
3 8 (17.39%) Change Management
4 7 (15.22%) Problem Management
5 4 (8.70%) Capacity Management
5 4 (8.70%) Incident Management
5 4 (8.70%) QMS
5 4 (8.70%) Quality Management
5 4 (8.70%) Trend Analysis
5 4 (8.70%) Web Development
5 4 (8.70%) Workflow
6 3 (6.52%) DevOps
6 3 (6.52%) Service Management
7 2 (4.35%) BCP
7 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.35%) Network Management
7 2 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (4.35%) Security Hardening
7 2 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.17%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.74%) Perl
2 9 (19.57%) Shell Script
3 6 (13.04%) C
4 5 (10.87%) Java
5 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.52%) Python
7 2 (4.35%) PHP
7 2 (4.35%) SQL
8 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.17%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) DV Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (13.04%) vSphere
2 4 (8.70%) Firmware
2 4 (8.70%) iptables
2 4 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.35%) PowerHA
4 2 (4.35%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Puppet
2 2 (4.35%) Ansible
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (4.35%) yum
3 1 (2.17%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (2.17%) Nagios
3 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (43.48%) Red Hat
2 15 (32.61%) Sun
3 11 (23.91%) VMware
4 9 (19.57%) Oracle
5 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
6 7 (15.22%) HP
6 7 (15.22%) Sybase
7 6 (13.04%) Cisco
7 6 (13.04%) EMC
7 6 (13.04%) Hitachi
8 4 (8.70%) Egenera
8 4 (8.70%) F5
8 4 (8.70%) Foundry
8 4 (8.70%) ServiceNow
9 2 (4.35%) 3PAR
9 2 (4.35%) Brocade
9 2 (4.35%) CheckPoint
9 2 (4.35%) Juniper
9 2 (4.35%) Sophos
10 1 (2.17%) BMC
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