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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Support Engineer
Rank 842 854 859
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Support Engineer 28 36 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.034% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.036% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 23 31 26
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £34,500 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -18.75%

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
101167 100905 102697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.47% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 83281 81156 86804
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 March 2015 within the UK.

UNIX Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

UNIX Support Engineer
Top 18 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 3 March 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 +10 28 £40,000 +23.07% 1
London +13 12 £62,500 +92.30%
South West - 9 £40,000 - 1
Bristol - 7 £40,000 - 1
South East -22 5 £25,000 -23.07%
City of London +12 3 - -
Hampshire - 3 £25,000 -
Yorkshire -5 2 £31,250 +13.84%
Yeovil - 2 £32,500 -
Surrey - 2 - -
Somerset - 2 £32,500 -
Fareham - 2 £25,000 -
Guildford - 2 - -
South Yorkshire -8 1 £31,000 +12.93%
Sheffield -14 1 £31,000 +12.93%
Southampton - 1 £25,000 -
Leeds - 1 £31,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £31,500 -

UNIX Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 52 (100.00%) UNIX
2 28 (53.85%) Linux
3 27 (51.92%) Solaris
4 22 (42.31%) Perl
4 22 (42.31%) Internet
5 20 (38.46%) SAN
6 17 (32.69%) Red Hat
7 16 (30.77%) Oracle
7 16 (30.77%) NetBackup
7 16 (30.77%) Degree
8 15 (28.85%) Load Balancing
8 15 (28.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (26.92%) HTTP
9 14 (26.92%) NetApp
9 14 (26.92%) HP
9 14 (26.92%) DNS
9 14 (26.92%) Capacity Planning
10 13 (25.00%) Bash Shell
10 13 (25.00%) CA
10 13 (25.00%) Nagios
10 13 (25.00%) LDAP
10 13 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 13 (25.00%) Brocade
11 12 (23.08%) Sun
12 11 (21.15%) IPv4
12 11 (21.15%) SSL
12 11 (21.15%) ITIL
13 10 (19.23%) AIX
13 10 (19.23%) Apache
13 10 (19.23%) SLA

UNIX Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 10 (19.23%) Apache
2 7 (13.46%) Tomcat
3 5 (9.62%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.77%) WebSphere
4 3 (5.77%) GlassFish
5 2 (3.85%) JBoss
6 1 (1.92%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (42.31%) Internet
2 20 (38.46%) SAN
3 14 (26.92%) HTTP
3 14 (26.92%) DNS
4 13 (25.00%) LDAP
5 11 (21.15%) SSL
5 11 (21.15%) IPv4
6 7 (13.46%) DHCP
7 4 (7.69%) Firewall
7 4 (7.69%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.85%) VPN
8 2 (3.85%) LAN
8 2 (3.85%) WAN
8 2 (3.85%) SSH
8 2 (3.85%) BGP
9 1 (1.92%) NAS
9 1 (1.92%) ADSL
9 1 (1.92%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.69%) MySQL
3 3 (5.77%) DB2
4 2 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (19.23%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) French Language
3 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.85%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) Middleware
2 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Clustering
2 4 (7.69%) Hedge funds
3 3 (5.77%) PKI
4 2 (3.85%) Open Source
4 2 (3.85%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.85%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 52 (100.00%) UNIX
2 28 (53.85%) Linux
3 27 (51.92%) Solaris
4 15 (28.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (19.23%) AIX
6 9 (17.31%) Windows
7 3 (5.77%) HPUX
7 3 (5.77%) IRIX
8 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) Load Balancing
2 14 (26.92%) Capacity Planning
3 13 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 11 (21.15%) ITIL
5 10 (19.23%) Release Management
6 7 (13.46%) Capacity Management
6 7 (13.46%) Kernel Tuning
7 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.69%) Project Management
8 3 (5.77%) Mobile Commerce
8 3 (5.77%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.77%) Resource Management
8 3 (5.77%) Change Control
9 2 (3.85%) Product Management
9 2 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (3.85%) DevOps
9 2 (3.85%) Lean Six Sigma
9 2 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (3.85%) Workflow
9 2 (3.85%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 22 (42.31%) Perl
2 13 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 8 (15.38%) Python
4 7 (13.46%) Bourne shell
5 6 (11.54%) SQL
5 6 (11.54%) Shell Script
5 6 (11.54%) Java
6 3 (5.77%) Objective-C
7 2 (3.85%) Korn
7 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.85%) PHP
8 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (30.77%) Degree
2 8 (15.38%) RHCE
3 7 (13.46%) NCDA
4 2 (3.85%) IBM AIX Certification
4 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.92%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.23%) SLA
2 4 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 7 (13.46%) NFS
1 7 (13.46%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (11.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (5.77%) Squid
4 2 (3.85%) GPFS
5 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (30.77%) NetBackup
2 13 (25.00%) Nagios
3 7 (13.46%) yum
3 7 (13.46%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (32.69%) Red Hat
2 16 (30.77%) Oracle
3 14 (26.92%) HP
3 14 (26.92%) NetApp
4 13 (25.00%) CA
4 13 (25.00%) Brocade
5 12 (23.08%) Sun
6 10 (19.23%) Veritas
7 6 (11.54%) VMware
8 3 (5.77%) Hitachi
9 2 (3.85%) IBM
9 2 (3.85%) Bloomberg
9 2 (3.85%) ATG
9 2 (3.85%) Facebook
9 2 (3.85%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.92%) EMC
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus = pension + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago