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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Support Engineer
Rank 887 918 859
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -59
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Support Engineer 5 11 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.009% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.010% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 16
Average salary £27,500 £34,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.28% -10.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,500 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £43,900 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,750 £34,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-25.36% -8.00%

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 31 July 2015 within the UK.

UNIX Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

UNIX Support Engineer
Top 11 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 31 July 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 +12 4 £27,500 -20.28%
Manchester +7 2 £24,000 -29.41%
North West -5 2 £24,000 -31.42%
London +30 1 £52,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £31,000 -
Wales - 1 £27,500 -
Cardiff - 1 £27,500 -
South Wales - 1 £27,500 -
City of London - 1 £52,500 -
Nottingham - 1 £31,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £31,000 -

UNIX Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 20 (100.00%) UNIX
2 10 (50.00%) Linux
3 9 (45.00%) Solaris
3 9 (45.00%) AIX
3 9 (45.00%) Internet
4 7 (35.00%) Java
4 7 (35.00%) Oracle
4 7 (35.00%) Tomcat
5 6 (30.00%) Perl
5 6 (30.00%) Degree
5 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (30.00%) Red Hat
6 5 (25.00%) HTTP
6 5 (25.00%) SLA
6 5 (25.00%) Apache
7 4 (20.00%) WebLogic
7 4 (20.00%) ITIL
7 4 (20.00%) JBoss
7 4 (20.00%) SAN
7 4 (20.00%) ATG
8 3 (15.00%) HPUX
8 3 (15.00%) Windows
8 3 (15.00%) IPv4
8 3 (15.00%) DNS
8 3 (15.00%) SSL
8 3 (15.00%) Server Building
8 3 (15.00%) QA
9 2 (10.00%) Resource Management
9 2 (10.00%) GlassFish
9 2 (10.00%) Product Management

UNIX Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (35.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (25.00%) Apache
3 4 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 4 (20.00%) JBoss
4 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (10.00%) GlassFish
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) Internet
2 5 (25.00%) HTTP
3 4 (20.00%) SAN
4 3 (15.00%) DNS
4 3 (15.00%) SSL
4 3 (15.00%) IPv4
5 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
5 1 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.00%) LAN
5 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) DB2
1 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) PKI
1 2 (10.00%) Derivative
2 1 (5.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) UNIX
2 10 (50.00%) Linux
3 9 (45.00%) Solaris
3 9 (45.00%) AIX
4 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (15.00%) HPUX
5 3 (15.00%) Windows
6 2 (10.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Server Building
3 2 (10.00%) Resource Management
3 2 (10.00%) Mobile Commerce
3 2 (10.00%) Product Management
3 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (10.00%) Change Control
3 2 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) Information Security
4 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) Perl
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) Python
3 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (10.00%) Objective-C
3 2 (10.00%) AWK
3 2 (10.00%) Korn
3 2 (10.00%) sed
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.00%) RHCE
3 1 (5.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) SLA
2 3 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Squid
1 2 (10.00%) vSphere
2 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Satellite
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (5.00%) Nagios
2 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle
2 6 (30.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (20.00%) ATG
4 2 (10.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (10.00%) Sun
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) Hitachi
4 2 (10.00%) Veritas
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Symantec