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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Support Engineer
Rank 885 842 858
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Support Engineer 18 22 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.020% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.021% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 15 18 24
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +29.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £26,450 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £38,750 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +25.00%

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
108942 102831 113237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 88146 85231 96833
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 16 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 20 August 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
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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 -18 18 £32,500 -18.75% 2
South East 0 9 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Berkshire -9 6 £32,500 -13.33%
Cheshire - 4 £35,750 -
North West - 4 £35,750 -
South West - 3 £40,000 - 1
Bristol - 3 £40,000 -
Reading -1 2 £32,500 -
Knutsford - 2 £35,500 -
Home Counties - 2 £32,500 -
Slough +4 1 £30,000 -20.00%
London -18 1 - -
Yorkshire -41 1 - -
York - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -

UNIX Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 40 (100.00%) UNIX
2 36 (90.00%) Linux
3 18 (45.00%) Problem Management
3 18 (45.00%) Change Management
4 10 (25.00%) Solaris
4 10 (25.00%) Internet
5 9 (22.50%) AIX
5 9 (22.50%) HPUX
6 8 (20.00%) HP
6 8 (20.00%) Sun
7 7 (17.50%) IRIX
7 7 (17.50%) Manufacturing
8 6 (15.00%) Red Hat
8 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (15.00%) Apache
8 6 (15.00%) Tomcat
8 6 (15.00%) Java
9 5 (12.50%) Web Services
9 5 (12.50%) Client/Server
9 5 (12.50%) LAN
9 5 (12.50%) WAN
10 4 (10.00%) HTTP
10 4 (10.00%) SAN
10 4 (10.00%) German Language
10 4 (10.00%) Degree
11 3 (7.50%) French Language
11 3 (7.50%) IPv4
11 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
11 3 (7.50%) SSL
11 3 (7.50%) Windows

UNIX Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (15.00%) Apache
1 6 (15.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.50%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) Internet
2 5 (12.50%) LAN
2 5 (12.50%) WAN
3 4 (10.00%) HTTP
3 4 (10.00%) SAN
4 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.50%) SSL
4 3 (7.50%) IPv4
5 1 (2.50%) DNS
5 1 (2.50%) SMTP
5 1 (2.50%) DHCP
5 1 (2.50%) LDAP
5 1 (2.50%) SSH
5 1 (2.50%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.50%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.50%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) MySQL
General
1 7 (17.50%) Manufacturing
2 4 (10.00%) German Language
3 3 (7.50%) French Language
4 1 (2.50%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (2.50%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (2.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.50%) Replication
2 1 (2.50%) Clustering
2 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) UNIX
2 36 (90.00%) Linux
3 10 (25.00%) Solaris
4 9 (22.50%) AIX
4 9 (22.50%) HPUX
5 7 (17.50%) IRIX
6 3 (7.50%) Windows
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.50%) SUSE
8 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) Change Management
1 18 (45.00%) Problem Management
2 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (2.50%) Service Management
3 1 (2.50%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (2.50%) Network Management
3 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (2.50%) Supplier Management
3 1 (2.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (2.50%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) Java
2 1 (2.50%) Perl
2 1 (2.50%) PHP
2 1 (2.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) Python
2 1 (2.50%) Ruby
2 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) RHCE
2 1 (2.50%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Server
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.50%) XenApp
1 1 (2.50%) vSphere
1 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Nagios
1 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Sun
1 8 (20.00%) HP
2 6 (15.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) VMware
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco
4 1 (2.50%) Symantec
4 1 (2.50%) EMC
4 1 (2.50%) Citrix
4 1 (2.50%) Hitachi
South East
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago