The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Support Engineer
Rank 879 856 892
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Support Engineer 38 27 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.024% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.026% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 33 27 29
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £50,600 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

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
Top 14 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -35 34 £34,000 -15.00%
North West +18 27 £34,500 +18.96%
Cheshire +13 15 £34,500 -10.38%
Manchester +9 12 £34,250 +18.10%
Knutsford - 6 £34,500 -
Stockport -4 3 £34,000 +17.24%
Berkshire -12 3 £32,500 -18.75%
South East -22 3 £32,500 -18.75%
Sheffield - 3 £27,450 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £27,450 -
Yorkshire - 3 £27,450 -
Reading -11 1 - -
City of London -17 1 £30,000 -50.00%
London -54 1 £30,000 -48.93%

UNIX Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 50 (100.00%) UNIX
2 35 (70.00%) Change Management
2 35 (70.00%) Linux
3 31 (62.00%) Problem Management
4 16 (32.00%) AIX
5 13 (26.00%) Solaris
6 12 (24.00%) Finance
7 9 (18.00%) HPUX
8 8 (16.00%) Sun
8 8 (16.00%) Symantec
8 8 (16.00%) NetBackup
9 7 (14.00%) Sun Certification
9 7 (14.00%) Oracle
10 6 (12.00%) SAN
10 6 (12.00%) HP
10 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
11 5 (10.00%) iSCSI
11 5 (10.00%) Veritas
11 5 (10.00%) Windows
11 5 (10.00%) MySQL
12 4 (8.00%) VMware
12 4 (8.00%) Configuration Management
12 4 (8.00%) Nagios
12 4 (8.00%) IRIX
12 4 (8.00%) SLA
12 4 (8.00%) Manufacturing
12 4 (8.00%) Service Management
12 4 (8.00%) Java
12 4 (8.00%) Red Hat
12 4 (8.00%) Citrix

UNIX Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (6.00%) Apache
1 3 (6.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.00%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) SAN
2 5 (10.00%) iSCSI
3 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.00%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (8.00%) 4G
4 3 (6.00%) LAN
4 3 (6.00%) WAN
4 3 (6.00%) Internet
5 1 (2.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (24.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.00%) German Language
4 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.00%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (6.00%) Clustering
2 1 (2.00%) Replication
2 1 (2.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) UNIX
2 35 (70.00%) Linux
3 16 (32.00%) AIX
4 13 (26.00%) Solaris
5 9 (18.00%) HPUX
6 5 (10.00%) Windows
7 4 (8.00%) IRIX
8 1 (2.00%) SUSE
8 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (70.00%) Change Management
2 31 (62.00%) Problem Management
3 4 (8.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (8.00%) Service Management
3 4 (8.00%) Supplier Management
3 4 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.00%) ITIL
5 1 (2.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.00%) Release Management
5 1 (2.00%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.00%) Java
2 2 (4.00%) SQL
3 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) Sun Certification
2 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.00%) RHCE
4 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 4 (8.00%) XenApp
1 4 (8.00%) vSphere
1 4 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (6.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (2.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (16.00%) NetBackup
2 4 (8.00%) Nagios
3 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) Sun
1 8 (16.00%) Symantec
2 7 (14.00%) Oracle
3 6 (12.00%) HP
4 5 (10.00%) Veritas
5 4 (8.00%) VMware
5 4 (8.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (8.00%) Citrix
6 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.00%) Hitachi
6 1 (2.00%) EMC