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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Support Engineer
Rank 878 859 874
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Support Engineer 24 17 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.016% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.017% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 20 15 27
Average salary £35,750 £40,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.62% +29.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £35,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,700 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £40,000 £26,450
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +51.22%

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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 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 September 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 -12 24 £35,750 -10.62% 1
South East -6 9 £32,500 -13.33%
Berkshire +8 6 £32,500 -13.33%
Bristol - 6 £40,000 -
South West - 6 £40,000 - 1
Cheshire - 4 £35,750 -
North West - 4 £35,750 -
Yorkshire -36 3 £40,000 -
London -36 2 - -
Reading - 2 £32,500 -
Sheffield - 2 £40,000 -
Knutsford - 2 £35,500 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 -
Home Counties - 2 £32,500 -
Slough +6 1 £30,000 -20.00%
City of London +1 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
York - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -

UNIX Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 39 (100.00%) UNIX
2 31 (79.49%) Linux
3 16 (41.03%) Problem Management
4 15 (38.46%) Change Management
5 11 (28.21%) Internet
6 10 (25.64%) Solaris
7 9 (23.08%) AIX
8 7 (17.95%) HPUX
8 7 (17.95%) HTTP
8 7 (17.95%) Sun
8 7 (17.95%) HP
8 7 (17.95%) Manufacturing
8 7 (17.95%) IRIX
8 7 (17.95%) Degree
9 6 (15.38%) IPv4
9 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (15.38%) SSL
9 6 (15.38%) Apache
10 5 (12.82%) SAN
11 4 (10.26%) Tomcat
11 4 (10.26%) Java
11 4 (10.26%) German Language
12 3 (7.69%) French Language
12 3 (7.69%) Web Services
12 3 (7.69%) ITIL
12 3 (7.69%) Client/Server
12 3 (7.69%) LAN
12 3 (7.69%) WAN
12 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
13 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003

UNIX Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (15.38%) Apache
2 4 (10.26%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.56%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) Internet
2 7 (17.95%) HTTP
3 6 (15.38%) SSL
3 6 (15.38%) IPv4
4 5 (12.82%) SAN
5 3 (7.69%) LAN
5 3 (7.69%) WAN
6 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.56%) DNS
7 1 (2.56%) SMTP
7 1 (2.56%) DHCP
7 1 (2.56%) SSH
7 1 (2.56%) LDAP
General
1 7 (17.95%) Manufacturing
2 4 (10.26%) German Language
3 3 (7.69%) French Language
4 2 (5.13%) Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Finance
5 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (2.56%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (2.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) UNIX
2 31 (79.49%) Linux
3 10 (25.64%) Solaris
4 9 (23.08%) AIX
5 7 (17.95%) HPUX
5 7 (17.95%) IRIX
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.13%) Windows
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Problem Management
2 15 (38.46%) Change Management
3 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (7.69%) ITIL
5 2 (5.13%) Project Management
5 2 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.56%) Network Management
6 1 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.56%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (2.56%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (2.56%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) Java
2 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.56%) Ruby
3 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.56%) Perl
3 1 (2.56%) PHP
3 1 (2.56%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Sun
1 7 (17.95%) HP
2 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.13%) VMware
4 1 (2.56%) EMC
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco