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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Support Engineer
Rank 872 875 858
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Support Engineer 25 15 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.014% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.014% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 22 15 20
Average salary £54,500 £32,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+67.69% -17.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £25,000 £26,255
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £35,500 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £31,750 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
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 £26,500 £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 19 December 2014 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 19 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +8 25 £54,500 +67.69% 1
London +27 13 £65,000 +116.66%
South West - 4 £40,000 -
South East - 3 £30,000 - 1
Bristol - 3 £40,000 -
Berkshire - 3 £30,000 -
City of London +26 2 £51,500 +58.46%
Sheffield - 2 £35,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £35,500 -
North East - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
South Yorkshire - 2 £35,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
Nottingham - 1 £24,000 -
Chippenham - 1 £27,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £27,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £24,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £24,000 -

UNIX Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 49 (100.00%) UNIX
2 35 (71.43%) Linux
3 26 (53.06%) Solaris
4 18 (36.73%) HP
5 17 (34.69%) SAN
6 15 (30.61%) Perl
7 14 (28.57%) AIX
7 14 (28.57%) Internet
8 13 (26.53%) NetBackup
8 13 (26.53%) Sun
8 13 (26.53%) Red Hat
8 13 (26.53%) Load Balancing
9 11 (22.45%) NetApp
9 11 (22.45%) Windows
9 11 (22.45%) Capacity Planning
9 11 (22.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (22.45%) Bash Shell
9 11 (22.45%) LDAP
9 11 (22.45%) DNS
10 10 (20.41%) HTTP
10 10 (20.41%) Nagios
10 10 (20.41%) Manufacturing
10 10 (20.41%) HPUX
10 10 (20.41%) IRIX
10 10 (20.41%) Brocade
10 10 (20.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 10 (20.41%) CA
10 10 (20.41%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (18.37%) ITIL
11 9 (18.37%) Oracle

UNIX Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 6 (12.24%) Apache
2 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.04%) Jetty
3 1 (2.04%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (34.69%) SAN
2 14 (28.57%) Internet
3 11 (22.45%) LDAP
3 11 (22.45%) DNS
4 10 (20.41%) HTTP
5 9 (18.37%) SSL
5 9 (18.37%) IPv4
6 8 (16.33%) DHCP
7 6 (12.24%) TCP/IP
8 4 (8.16%) Firewall
9 3 (6.12%) SSH
10 2 (4.08%) BGP
10 2 (4.08%) VPN
10 2 (4.08%) LAN
10 2 (4.08%) WAN
11 1 (2.04%) SMTP
11 1 (2.04%) ADSL
11 1 (2.04%) Broadband
11 1 (2.04%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) MySQL
1 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
1 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (20.41%) Manufacturing
2 8 (16.33%) French Language
2 8 (16.33%) Finance
3 4 (8.16%) German Language
4 2 (4.08%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.04%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) Middleware
2 1 (2.04%) J2EE
2 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Hedge funds
2 3 (6.12%) Clustering
3 2 (4.08%) Open Source
3 2 (4.08%) HACMP
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) UNIX
2 35 (71.43%) Linux
3 26 (53.06%) Solaris
4 14 (28.57%) AIX
5 11 (22.45%) Windows
5 11 (22.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (20.41%) IRIX
6 10 (20.41%) HPUX
7 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.53%) Load Balancing
2 11 (22.45%) Capacity Planning
3 10 (20.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 10 (20.41%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (18.37%) ITIL
5 7 (14.29%) Release Management
5 7 (14.29%) Capacity Management
5 7 (14.29%) Kernel Tuning
6 5 (10.20%) Problem Management
6 5 (10.20%) Change Management
7 4 (8.16%) Project Management
8 3 (6.12%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.08%) Six Sigma
9 2 (4.08%) Service Management
9 2 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (4.08%) Workflow
9 2 (4.08%) Lean Six Sigma
9 2 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (2.04%) Build Automation
10 1 (2.04%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.61%) Perl
2 11 (22.45%) Bash Shell
3 7 (14.29%) Bourne shell
4 6 (12.24%) Python
5 4 (8.16%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.12%) PHP
7 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.08%) SQL
8 1 (2.04%) Java
8 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.04%) Ruby
8 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) Degree
2 7 (14.29%) RHCE
2 7 (14.29%) NCDA
3 2 (4.08%) IBM AIX Certification
3 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (14.29%) NFS
1 7 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (6.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (4.08%) GPFS
3 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.04%) VMware Server
4 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (26.53%) NetBackup
2 10 (20.41%) Nagios
3 7 (14.29%) yum
3 7 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (36.73%) HP
2 13 (26.53%) Sun
2 13 (26.53%) Red Hat
3 11 (22.45%) NetApp
4 10 (20.41%) Brocade
4 10 (20.41%) CA
5 9 (18.37%) Oracle
6 7 (14.29%) Veritas
7 5 (10.20%) VMware
8 2 (4.08%) Facebook
8 2 (4.08%) Bloomberg
8 2 (4.08%) IBM
8 2 (4.08%) EMC
9 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.04%) Cisco
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